|. John Sizer Nester, 1909 - 1985, s/o Wilbert Fountain Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
E626 John Sizer Nester,7 E62 (Wilbert,6,Joshua,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2)
. "Sizer, Jack"
. b 11 Jun 1909 Carroll Co, Va; d 7 Oct 1985 Marlow, Okla (SSDI 305-14-6864 Ind), bur Marlow Cem, Marlow, Stephens Co,
. Okla. See picture of his tombstone below.
. m(1) Jan 1936 to Alice Mullen (or Mullins), b ca 1914. Both were of Kentland, Ind. Marriage license info in "Watseka Repub-
. lican", 9 Jan 1936. (Watseka is in Iroquois Co, Ill.)
. m(2) Carol Christy.
. m(3) 11 Jun 1948 Woodland, Ill to Norma Maxine Justson Carpenter (Maxine), b 11 Jun 1924, d 12 Oct 1996 (SSDI 347-12-
. 9499 Ill), the adopted dau of Fred Wayne Carpenter, b 6 Oct 1892 Chestertown, NY, d 11 Dec 1932 Iroquois Co, Ill, bur
. Woodland Body Cem (s/o Harry Delbert Carpenter and Fanny May Force), and Anna Belle Farrar (Belle).
. John's LR and Norma's LB: Marlow, Stephens Co, Okla 73055. Norma's LR: Whites Creek, Davidson Co, Tenn 37189.
. Moved to Newton Co, Ind (living in Kentland in 1937), Iroquois Co, Ill, and Stephens Co, Okla.
. John served in the US Army from 5 Aug 1942 to 22 Sep 1943.
. This site names John S. Nester.
. ? 1930 Marion Co, Ind census, Warren Twp, ED 49-257, sheet 17A, E 21st, #184/186, John Nester,19 Va, laborer, farm, living
. with John and Lora Baxter.
. 1940 Newton Co, Ind census, Grant Twp, ED 56-5, sheet 4A, #68, John Nester,38 Va, plumber assist, retail plumbing.
. (Living in rural, Ind in 1935.) (Grant Twp is adjacent to Jefferson Twp, location of Kentland.)
. 1930 Iroquois Co, Ill census, Belmont Twp, Woodland, ED 38-11, sheet 4A, #84/88, Fred W. Carpenter,37 NY (marr age 24),
. laborer, steam railroad, Bell,35 Ind (marr age 23), Norma M.,5 Ill (daughter-adopted).
. 1940 Iroquois Co, Ill census, Belmont Twp, Woodland, ED 38-15, sheet 1A, #5, Maxine Carpenter,15 Ill (dau), living with
. Belle Carpenter,45 Ind (div), janitor, M.E. Church.
. issue: (the younger 6 children were adopted, or placed in homes)
E6261 1. Norman Wayne Nester (Butch), b 7 Mar 1947 Newton, Jasper Co, Ill, m(1) Marilyn Sue Foster, m(2) Donna Z. Styles
. Moved to Niles, Mich.
. 2. John Thomas Nester (Tom), b 1949 Watseka, Iroquois Co, Ill.
. 3. Joseph Wilburn Nester (Joe), b 1952 Watseka, poss m Teri L. ____, b ca 1964. Of Ponca City, Okla.
. 4. Patricia Lynn Nester, b 1954. Of Creve Coeur, Tazewell Co, Ill.
. She is Patrick's twin.
. 5. Patrick Lee Nester (Pat), b 1954. Of Mattoon, Coles Co, Ill. See his picture below and image of his company card
. below. Owner at Nester's Home Improvements.
. 6. Mark Lewis Nester, b 29 Sep 1955, d 3 Oct 1955 Chicago, Cook Co, Ill, "s/o John Nester and Maxine Carpenter", bur 11
. Oct 1955 Oak Forest Cem.
. 7. Margo Sue Nester, b "1956" (Mark's twin).
. 8. Phillip Alan Nester, b 1958.
. 9. Phyllis Ann Nester, b 1958 (Phillip's twin).
. Ref: 1. Nancy Christine Nester Hanks' notes.
. 2. Nora Nancy White Peters' notes.
. 3. www.findagrave.com, info by Jean.
. 4. "Effingham Daily News", 24 Sep 2013: Craig Allen Nester, 40, of Newton, passed away at 2:02 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20,
. 2013, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Blake-Buchanan Funeral
. Home, Newton, with Larry Matson officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In
. loving memory of Craig, memorials may be made to Craig’s children’s education fund. Online condolences may be left
. at www.blakefh.com. Craig was born on August 31, 1973, in Olney, the son of Norman Wayne and Marilyn Sue
. (Foster) Nester. Craig was a 1991 graduate of Newton Community High School. He was a member of the Southern
. Baptist Church in Newton, and Ambraw River Eagles 4475. Craig worked as a Union Concrete Finisher with the Past-
. erers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association, Local 143. He enjoyed working on cars and riding motorcycles.
. Ride Free, Brother! Craig is survived by his mother, Marilyn (Jack) Stuckey of Newton; father, Norman “Butch”
. Nester of Niles, Mich.; children, Zachary Goss of Willow Hill, Megan Nester, Morgan Nester and Nicholas Newkirk,
. and their mother, Dawnda Nichols of Newton; granddaughter, Maddie Goss of Eberle; brothers, Troy (fiancee, Lacy
. Miller) Nester of Newton, and their children, Monica and Morgan, Monty (fiancee, Rebekah Diel) Nester of Newton,
. and their children, Payton, Dawson and Cooper, Michael (Amanda) Stuckey of Hidalgo and their children Aalina,
. Mylee, Kobi and Madison; special friend, Brenda Schmidt of Newton; and several aunts and uncles also survive.
. Craig was preceded in death by his grandparents, Norman and Delphia Foster and Jack and Maxine Nester.
. 5. Patrick Lee Nester's 2009 postings at genforum.genealogy.com. He says he was "one son of eight anf four sisters".
. Also says John Sizer Nester was an orphan raised in a Catholic school.
|. Patrick L. Nester
. Picture from his FaceBook site
|. Picture from www.findagrave.com
. Added by Jean