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Bernettia M Kester

Bernettia M. Kester 94, of Union City, Indiana passed away Wednesday June 12 at State of the Heart Hospice in Greenville, Ohio. Bernettia was born June 29, 1924 in Darke County, Ohio  the daughter of the late Murray & Edith Harmeson Pouder. Bernettia attended Pleasant Hill Church and Hillgrove Federated Church where  she played the piano for many years. She enjoyed spending her winters in Florida playing shuffle board and enjoying the weather. Bernettia loved her family and spending time with them.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Pamela (Ronald) Price-U.C., Indiana, Evelyn (Tim) Wolfe-Ashland, Ohio, Marilyn (Larry) Brown-Jacksonville, Florida; son, Ronald (Jeannine) Kester-Sunbury, Ohio; 7 grandchildren, Jim (Lauren) Price, Teresa (Rusty) Zimmers, Scott (Tracy) Price, Marla Wolfe, Aaron (Amanda) Wolfe, Tom (Anna) Brown, Kimberly (Chase) Schneider; 20 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; brother, Chester Pouder- U.C., Ohio; nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceded by parents; husband, Lowell Kester; grandson, David Wolfe; 2 brothers, Gerald Pouder and Donald Pouder.
Visitation is Saturday June 15, from 10 AM - 12 Noon at the Reichard Funeral Home Inc., 400 W. Deerfield Rd., Union City, IN. Services are at 12:00 Noon with the Rev. Scott Prittschut officiating, burial to follow in the Union City Cemetery. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Union City Park or the Pleasant Hill Church with envelopes available at the funeral home.
  Online condolences can be expressed at www.reichardfh.com

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Aunt Marilyn,

I am so sorry for your loss. I only met your mother once, but I could tell she was a very kind lady. My prayers are with you.


Diane Miller Jun 25 2019 12:00 AM

Bernettia's  family, So sorry to hear about Bernettia. Such a nice lady. God Bless your family at this difficult time in your lives.

Pam(Bruss) & Roy Younger Jun 16 2019 12:00 AM

Mrs. Kester was a wonderful woman--she will be missed by all her neighbors.  My condolences to all the family.

Anna Kidd Jun 15 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of the passing of Bernettia.
Thinking of your family in this difficult time.

Curt & Tina Brooks

Curt & Tina Brooks Jun 15 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Pam and Family,

So sorry to read of your Mother passing. She was a very nice lady. She is now with your Dad. God Bless you all.  We will be out of town on Saturday so this is the only way to tell you how sorry we are. God Bless you All, Love, Scott and Judith Stahl

JUDITH L STAHL Jun 14 2019 12:00 AM

You are with us in our hearts.  Our prayers and thoughts go out to our family and friends.  Sorry we couldn't make it.

Karon, Bryon, Tammy and Connie Pouder Jun 14 2019 12:00 AM

A GARDEN PATH was sent by Jim, Lauren, Quinton, Noah and all the great grandchildren. .

Our hearts go with you Grandma Kester. We love you and will miss your sweet heart.

Lauren PRICE Jun 13 2019 12:00 AM

Ron, Pam, Evelyn, & Marilyn,
Your mother was such a lovely person inside and out. When I was growing up and would see her, she always had a smile for me and in her soft-spoken way always such kind, sweet words for me. I always had a great deal of respect for her, and I'm certain anyone who knew her felt the same way.  You and all your families have my most sincere condolences.
May God Bless you with His love and peace.
Love, Sherry Lyons Masters

Sherry Lyons Masters Jun 13 2019 12:00 AM