.     John Roscoe Nester, 1905 - 1973, s/o Thomas Jackson Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

B223   John Roscoe Nester,7                           B22   (Thomas,6,Andrew,5,Frederick,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.                  b 19 Aug 1905 Great Bend, Barton Co, Kans; d 13 Apr 1973 Amarillo, Tex (SSDI 509-05-8163 Kans), bur Elkhart Cem, Elk-
.                     hart, Kans.  See
picture of his and Arma's tombstone below.
.                  m(1) 31 Jan 1924 Laverne, Harper Co, Okla to Mary Arelia McCaffery (Arelia), b 1907, d 2 Feb 1927 Elkhart, Kans.  Mary's
.                           mother's maiden name was Robinett.  See
picture of her tombstone below.
.                  m(2) 26 Jun 1928 Clayton, Union Co, NM to Flora Arma Francis (Arma), b 11 Jun 1911 Wannette, NM, d 6 Dec 1993 (SSDI
.                           509-32-5624 Kans), bur Elkhart Cem, d/o John Thomas Francis and Lillie Bell Dashier.

.                  John's LR: Elkhart, Morton Co, Kans 67950.  Alma's LR: Osawatomie, Miami Co, Kans 66064.

.                  1930 Morton Co, Kans census, Jones, ED 65-3, sheet 2B, #39a/41A, John Nester,24 Kans (marr age 19), laborer, farm, Ar....,
.                           19 NM (marr age 17), Billy,1 NM.
.                  1930 Morton Co census, Elkhart, ED 65-2, sheet 6A, #128/128, Helen Nester,5 Kans (niece), living with Robert L. and Maud
.                           Teters.
.                  1930 Morton Co census, Elkhart, ED 65-2, sheet 13A, #310/310, Everett Nester,3 Kans (stepgrandson), Evelyn Nester,3 Kans
.                           (stepgranddau), living with Eph P. and Martha F. Teters.
.                  1940 Morton Co census, Elkhart, ED 65-2, sheet 8A, #166, John R. Nester,34 Kans, truck driver, retail grocery, Arma,28 NM,
.                           Billie,11 NM, Wanda,9 Kans, Geneva,8 Kans, Vera,6 Kans, Lela,3 Kans, Donald,8/12 Kans, Ronald,8/12 Kans.
.                  1940 Morton Co census, Elkhart, ED 65-2, sheet 3B, #52, Everett Nester,13 Kans (grandson), Evelyn,13 Kans (granddau), liv-
.                           ing with Ephraham P. and Martha F. Teeters.

.                  issue:

1.   Helen Marie Nester, b 10 Oct 1924 Laverne, Harper Co, d 16 Feb 1976 Midland, Tex (not in SSDI), m 10 Jul 1943 New-
.                        port, Ark to Joseph C. Antonelli (Joe), b 21 Mar 1920 Boston, Mass, d 15 Nov 1997 (SSDI 013-03-0529 Mass).
.                        Joseph's LR: Midland, Midland Co, Tex 79703.  See
picture of Helen's and Joseph's tombstone below.
.                        issue:
a.   Beverly Jo Antonelli, b 1944 Kansas City, Mo, m 8 Aug 1964 to Dewey Earl Floyd.
b.   Sharon Kay Antonelli, b 1953 Midland Co, Tex, m 2 Oct 1976 Midland, Tex to Byrle M. Hearne, b 6 May 1950, d
.                              Nov 1980 (SSDI 464-82-8596 Tex).  His LB: Birmingham, Jefferson Co, Ala 32505.

2.   Everett Roscoe Nester, b 6 Oct 1926 Elkhart, Morton Co, m Alma Loraine Taylor (Loraine).

3.   Evelyn Louise Nester, b 6 Oct 1926 Elkhart, d 25 Dec 2012 Oklahoma City, Okla, m 14 Mar 1943 Hugoton, Kans to
.                        Guy Wayne Papay, b 11 Feb 1923 Optima, Texas Co, Okla, d 28 Oct 2000 (SSDI 445-28-9792 Okla).  She was the Post-
.                        master in Optima, Okla for 25 years, where they lived for 50 yrs before moving to Guthrie, Okla.  Guy was a veteran of
.                        WW II, US Army, serving in the European Theatre from 1943-47 and was awarded the Bronze Medal.  He worked as a
.                        well tender for Dorchester Gas Co until retiring in 1980.  Guy's with LR: Guthrie, Logan Co, Okla 73044.
.                        See
picture of Evelyn's and Guy's tombstone below.
.                        issue:
a.   Dianne Louise Papay, b 1944 Guymon, Okla, m 1962 to Jim Wayne Lee (Jim).  Of Edmond, Okla in 2012.
.                              issue:
(1)  Mike Lee.   Of Guthrie in 2012.
b.   Kathryn Jo Papay (Kathy), b 1947, m Ronald Willis White (Ronny).  Of Guyman in 2012.
.                              issue:
(1)  Brent White, m Crystale ____.  Of Guyman in 2012.
c.   Peggy Sue Papay, b 1948, m(1) 1968 to Dana Keith Duke.  They div and she m(2) Lynn Winters.
.                              Of Edmond in 2012.
.                              issue:
(1)  Brandon Winters, m Linda ____.  Of Yukon, Okla in 2012.

4.   William Burley Nester (Bill) , b 3 Mar 1929 Clayton, Union Co, NM, m Gladys Ruth Goodson.

5.   Wanda Elaine Nester, b 20 Jul 1930 Elkhart, d 3 Dec 2012 (SSDI Colo), bur Olinger Crown Hill Cem, m 9 Aug 1947
.                        Boise City, Okla to Cecil Adam Redger, b 15 Mar 1924 Cimarron, d 17 Jan 2006 (SSDI Colo), bur Fort Logan National Cem,
.                        Denver, Denver Co, Colo.  Cecil's LR: Denver, Adams Co, Colo 80221.  See
picture of his tombstone below.
.                        Wanda was not mentioned in sister Evelyn's obituary.
.                        issue:
a.   Cecil Dewayne Redger, b 1948 Elkhart, m 1 Jun 1972 to Debbie Ivy.
b.   Douglas Leroy Redger, b 23 Feb 1950 Elkhart, d 9 Feb 1960 Denver, Colo.
c.   Dale Roscoe Redger, b 1954 Denver, m 16 Jun 1972 to Kathy Markbank.

6.   Geneva Norraine Nester, b 14 Jul 1931 Elkhart, 1 Jan 2017 Kinsley, Kans, m 14 Nov 1952 Allen, Kans to Lester Theo-
.                        dore Corpening, b 22 Sep 1921 Kans, d 13 Dec 2015, s/o Jesse Jay Corpening (Jess) and Bertha A. Compton.  Lester had
.                        m(1) 1949 to Aledia Tyson, d 1950.
.                        Of Kinsley, Kans in 2012.  See Geneva's and Lester's
pictures below.
.                        issue:
a.   Lester Paul Corpening, ?m Linda Baggrich.  Of Amarillo, Tex in 2015, 2017.
b.   Arol Daniel Corpening (Dan), b 1953 Emporia, Kans, m(1) 27 May 1972 to Debra Bebb.  Dan m(2) Robin ____.
.                              Of Hugoton, Kans in 2015, 2017.
c.   Cynthia Dorinda Corpening, b 1954 Emporia, m Kenneth Sonday.  Of Dodge City, Kans in 2015, 2017.
d.   Dennis Theodore Corpening, b 1956 Council Grove, Kans, m Isela ____.  Of Hugoton, Kans in 2015, 2017.
e.   Deanna Mae Corpening, b 1957 Council Grove, m Michael Habiger (Mike).  Of Kinsley, Kans in 2015, 2017.
f.    Val Dean Corpening, b 1967 Elkhart, m Brittany ____..  Of Scranton, Kans in 2015, 2017.
g.   Dallas Leroy Corpening, b 1972 Elkhart, ?m Melody Evans.  Of Grand Junction, Colo in 2015, 2017.

7.   Vera Drucella Nester, b 31 Oct 1933 Elkhart, m 21 Jun 1952 Williamsburg, Kans to Charles Lester Neal, b 27 Apr 1928
.                        Ottawa, Kans, d 11 May 2017 Lawrence, Kans, s/o Lloyd Lester Neal and Thelma Dale Boyd.  See Charles'
picture below.
.                        Of Williamsburg, Kans in 2012.
.                        issue:
a.   Connie Sue Neal, b 1953 Ottawa, Kans, d prior 2017, m ____ Hoffman.
b.   Claudia Elaine Neal, b 1955 Ottawa, m George Swisher.

8.   Lela Maxine Nester (Maxine), b 8 Feb 1937 Elkhart, m 6 Apr 1953 Ottawa, Kans to Wayne Ronald Bruner.
.                        issue:
a.   Steven Allen Bruner, b 1953 Ottawa, m(1) 5 Jan 1974 to Linda Jean Johnson.  They div and he m(2) 24 Sep 1977
.                              to Marie Ellen Fredericks.
b.   Brenda Lee Bruner, b 1956 Ottawa, m(1) 1 Jan 1975 to Kevin Douglas Findley.  They div and she m(2) 21 Feb
.                              1978 to James D. Damron.
c.   Kathleen Louise Bruner, b 1957 Ottawa, m 2 Jan 1977 to Scott Allen Burkdoll.

9.   Donald Gene Nester, b 25 Jul 1939 Elkhart, m(1) Patricia Donaldson, m(2) Glenice Arlene Ward.

10.   Ronald Dean Nester, b 1939 Elkhart, m Ruth Ann Blecha.
.                        Moved to Aurora, Colo.

11.   Arilia Lynn Nester (Lynn), b 1954 Kansas City, Kans, m 20 Nov 1971 Elkhart to Jack Thomas Whisennand, b ca 1952.
.                        Of Shawnee, Okla in 2012.
.                        issue:
a.   Amy Dawn Whisennand, b 1972 Hugeton.

.                 Ref:  1.   Gladys Mobray's notes.
.                          2. "
Guymon Daily Herald", 27 Dec 2012: obit for Evelyn Louise Papay, 86, she and twin brother Everett b 6 Oct 1926
.                                Elkhart, Kans to John and Mary Arella McCaffery Nester.  Wife of Guy W. Papay.  Survived by childen Dianne Lee
.                                and husband Jim, Kathy White and husband Ronny, and Peggy Winters and husband Lynn; grandchildren Mike Lee,
.                                Catherine Martin and husband Mike, Brent White and wife Crystale, Karissa Freeman and husband Josh, Brandon
.                                Winters and wife Linda; greatgc Zachary and Nathan Lee, Lane and Blake Martin, Morghin and Rhyle White, Trenton
.                                Winters, Thaxton and Lakyn Freeman, and Ezra, Ivie and Gavin Gose; sisters Geneva Corpening, Vera Neal, Maxine
.                                Bruner, Lynn Wisennand, brother Ronald Nester, sisters-in-law Elizabeth Kern, Joy Foreman, Mary Ida Papay, bro-
.                                ther-in-law Larry Papay.  Preceded in death by husband Guy Wayne Papay, brothers Everett, Bill, and Donald Nes-
.                                ter, sister Helen Antonelli, and bros-in-law Jamie, Emie, Ed, Kenneth, Roy, Gerald and Neil, sisters-in-law Tommie
.                                Ferm, Marge and Ann Papay, and gd Tina Lee.
.                          3. "
Amarillo Globe-News", 1 Nov 2000: obit for Guy Wayne Papay, 77.  He married Evelyn Louise Nester.  Survivers:
.                                daus Dianne Lee and Peggy Winters, and Kathy White, sisters Elizabeth Kern, Joy Foreman, Ann Papay, brothers
.                                Ed Papay, Roy Papay, Larry Papay, and Neal Archer, 5 gc, and 7 ggc.
.                          4.   www.hutchnews.com:  KINSLEY – Lester Corpening, 94, died Dec. 13, 2015. Born Sept. 22, 1921. He married Aledia
.                                Tyson in 1949. She died in 1950. He married Geneva Nester Nov. 15, 1952. She survives.
.                          5.   http://www.mckillipfuneralhome.com/notices/Lester-Corpening
.                                Lester Corpening, 94, of Kinsley, Kansas, passed away December 13, 2015 at Medicalodge of Kinsley, Kansas.  He
.                                was born September 22, 1921 in Allen, Kansas to Jesse Jay and Bertha (Thomas) Corpening.  He was a member of the
.                                First Christian Church, Elkhart, Kansas.  Lester retired from Elkhart School District after many years of service as cus-
.                                todian and bus driver.  He loved gardening, fishing and playing cards.  In 1949 he married Aledia Tyson, who preceded
.                                him in death in 1950.  He married Geneva Nester on November 15, 1952.  Survivors include:  his wife Geneva, seven
.                                children;  Lester Paul Corpening, and friend Linda Bagrich of Amarillo, TX., Arol (Dan) Corpening and wife Robin of
.                                Hugoton, KS., Cynthia and husband Kenneth Sonday of Dodge City, KS., Dennis Theodore and wife Isela Corpening
.                                of Hugoton, KS., Deanna and husband Michael Habiger of Kinsley, KS., Val Corpening and friend Brittany Riffey of
.                                Scranton, KS., and Dallas Corpening and friend Melody Evans of Grand Junction, CO., seventeen grandchildren and
.                                twenty-one great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife
.                                Aledia, six siblings and one great grandson Samuel Habiger.  Visitation will be Thursday, December 17 from 9am to 8pm
.                                with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 pm at McKillip Memorial Funeral Home in Kinsley, KS.  Services will be
.                                held at the First Christian Church in Kinsley at 2:00 pm Friday, December 18th with burial to follow in Hillside Ceme-
.                                tery, Kinsley.
.                          6.   http://www.mckillipfuneralhome.com/notices/Geneva-Corpening:
.                                Geneva N. Corpening, 85, retired dietician, died Jan. 1, 2017 in Kinsley, KS.  She was born on July 14, 1931 in Elkhart,
.                                KS to John & Arma (Francis) Nester. She married Lester Corpening on Nov. 14, 1952.  She was preceded in death by
.                                her parents, her husband Lester, brothers Everett, Bill and Don and sisters Evelyn and Wanda.  Survivors include Sons;
.                                Lester Paul and Linda Baggrich of Amarillo, TX, Dan and wife Robin of Hugoton, KS, Dennis and wife Isela of Hugo-
.                                ton, KS, Val and Wife Brittany of Scranton, KS, and Dallas and Melody Evans of Grand Junction, CO, daughters
.                                Cynthia Sonday and husband Kenneth of Dodge City, KS, and Deanna Habiger and husband Mike of Kinsley, KS, a
.                                Brother Ronald Nester of Mesa, AZ, Sisters; Vera Neal of Williamsburg, KS, Maxine Bruner of Ottawa, KS, and Lynn
.                                Whisennand of Seminole, OK, 15 Grandchildren and 31 Great Grandchildren.  Visitation 9am-8pm Tues. at McKillip
.                                Memorial Funeral Home Family will greet friends from 7pm until 8pm. Services Wed. 10am at Kinsley Congregational
.                                Church. Memorials to Christian Missions.
.                          7.   http://www.ottawaherald.com/obituaries/charles-lester-neal/article_cbabb500-ad13-5aaa-a777-8f573a551d31.html
.                                Memorial services for Charles Lester Neal, 89, Williamsburg, will be 2 pm Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Williams-
.                                burg United Methodist Church, 211 E South St, Williamsburg, KS 66095.  He died Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Bridge
.                                Haven Village, Lawrence, KS.  Charles was born April 27, 1928, in rural Ottawa, KS, the son of Lloyd Lester and
.                                Thelma Dale Boyd Neal. He graduated from Williamsburg High School. Later went on to get his associate’s Degree in
.                                Agriculture at Kansas State University.  He Co-owed Neal Farms, a working cattle ranch for over 60 years, with his
.                                best friend and brother. Enjoyed square dancing, spending time with his family and friends. He was passionate about
.                                working the ground and raising prime beef.  Charles married Vera D. Nester on June 21, 1952, in Williamsburg, Kansas,
.                                she survives in the home.  Other survivors include his brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Mitzie Neal; his sister and
.                                brother-in-law, Maurine and Richard Herrin; Daugher and son-in-law, Elaine and George Swisher; grandson and his wife,
.                                Hayden and Krystina Swisher; his granddaughter and her husband, Lindsey and Sean Deaton, and grandson, Wesley
.                                Hoffman.  He is preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Connie Hoffman....
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