.          Herod William Nester, 1898 - 1967, s/o John L. Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

F611   Herod William Nester,7                                    F61   (John,6,David,5,Andrew,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.                 b 10 Mar 1898 Ill; d 5 Nov 1967 (SSDI 493-01-6996 Mo), bur Park Lawn Cem, Lemay, St Louis Co, Mo.
.                    See
picture of his and Mary's tombstone below.
.                 m(1) Marguerite Manilla Hernan b ca 1898-99 Ill.  She was prob the Marguerite Hernan,11 Ill, d/o Elizabeth Hernan, who were
.                         in Tazewell Co, Ill in 1910 and the Margariete Hernon,1 Ill, d/o Thomas and Elizabeth Hernon in the 1900 Logan Co, Ill
.                         census.
.                 m(2) Mary E. ____, b 1919, d 1967, bur Park Lawn Cem.

.                 Herod's LR: Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co, Mo 63118.

.                 1917 Roster of the Illinois National Guard and Illinois Naval Militia, The Adjutant General's Report, p 174:  Nestor, Herod,
.                          private, enlisted 5 Aug 1915, mustered 24 Apr 1917, reported for duty 2 Apr 1917.
.                 1930 Fulton Co, Ill census, Canton Twp, Canton, ED 29-12, sheet 7B, 339 South First, #152/154, Herod N. Nestor,38 Ill (marr
.                          age 30), overseer Deles Light Company, Margiretta,32 Ill (marr age 34), Norval D.,5 Ill, Danieta J.,3 9/12 Ill.
.                 1930 Canton, Ill City Directory, p 157:  Nester Herod W (Marguerite; 2) slsmn h339 S 1st av
.                 1932 Peoria, Ill City Directory, p 454:  Nester Herod W (Marguerite M) (3) slsmn Modern Utilities Inc h815 St James apt A
.                 1935 Peoria, Ill City Directory, p 416:  Nester Herod W (Marguerite M) (3) fieldmn Modern Utilities Sls Corp h 815 St James
.                          apt A
.                 1940 Macoupin Co, Ill census, Carlinville, ED 59-21, sheet 3B, 211 South End, #61, Harod Nester,42 Ill, electrical salesman,
.                          battery charger, Marguerite,41 Ill, Norval D.,15 Ill, Danita J.,13 Ill, Betty A.,9 Ill.

.                 issue:

1.   Norval Dale Nester, b 27 Aug 1924 Pekin, Tazewell Co, Ill, m Opal Eileen Buchanan.

2.   Danita June Nester, b 16 Jun 1926 Armington, Tazewell Co, d 26 Feb 2000 (SSDI 328-22-7258 Ill), m John A. Coyne, b
.                       8 Oct 1926.  Her LR: Belleville, Saint Clair Co, Ill 62226.
.                       1958 Belleville, Ill City Directory, p 105: Coyne John A  (Danita) mason William Hertfelder (St L) h3716 South Park dr
.                       1959 Belleville, Ill City Directory, p 107: Coyne John A  (Danita) cement mason Wm Hertfelder (St L) h3716 South Park dr

3.   Elizabeth Ann Nester (Betty), b 19 Sep 1930 Peoria, Ill, d 19 Jan 2012 Springfield, Ill (SSDI Ill), bur Mayfield Memorial
.                       Park Cem, Carlinville, Macoupin Co, m 8 Jul 1950 Carlinville to John Bloomfield Ryan (J.B.), b 29 May 1928 Carlinville, d 5
.                       May 2009 Carlinville (SSDI Ill), s/o Richard Ryan and Angela Bloomfield.  Betty attended Blackburn College and McKen-
.                       dree College, receiving a bachelor of elementary education.  She taught 4th grade at South School in Carlinville for 33 yrs and
.                       taught at Blackburn College for several yrs.  John was a US Army veteran of the Korean War, and later worked for Kufa and
.                       Son for several years and retired from the Illinois Secretary of State's drive services in 1991.
.                       His LR: Carlinville, Macoupin Co, Ill 62626.  See Betty's and John's
pictures below.
.                       issue:
a.   Mike Ryan, m Beth ____.   Of Springfield in 2012.
.                             issue:
(1)  Matthew James Ryan, dec.
b.   Patrick Ryan.  Of Springfield in 2012.
c.   Tim Ryan, m Sherri ____.  Of Springfield in 2012.
d.   Dan Ryan.  Of Carlinville in 2012.
e.   Peggy Ryan, m Todd Egizii.  Of Springfield in 2012.

4.   Harold E. Nester (Hal), prob b 1951, m Janene Marie Bond, b 25 Aug 1951, d 31 Dec 2014 (not in SSDI), d/o Wesley T.
.                       Bond and Carol C. Metzger.  Janene m(2) John S. Brunkhorst, but had taken back her maiden name before she died.
.                       His partner of 9 years: Cynthia Jean Dixon Thomas (Cindy), b 14 Nov 1958 Springfield, d 19 Sep 2012 Springfield (SSDI
.                       Mo), bur Hickory Grove Cem, d/o Jack Alex and Wanda Jean Dixon.  See Cynthia's
picture below.
.                       Of Springfield, Mo in 2012.  Janene and John lived in St Louis.
.                       Only one listed in intelius.com in the Springfield area is Harold E. Nester, b 1951, who had poss wife Joan V. Davis, b ca
.                       1952.  Harold E. Nester m 17 Mar 1984 Clark Co, Nev to Joan V. Jardo.  He was also of Fenton, Mo and St Louis, Mo.
.                       If this is the same as Harold Nester (Hal), above, Marguerite was about age 53 when he was born, so he may have been a
.                       son of Herod's 2nd wife Mary.  There is only one Harold Nester identified in Springfield, Mo.
.                       Poss the Harold Nester, President, Worldwide Resources, Inc in the Springfield area.  He received a BS in Business Manage-
.                       ment from Tarkio College.  He is a private life insurance investigator, whose investigations have taken place in Pakistan and
.                       other countries.  See note below.  [There was a Harold Eugene Nester, b 19 Oct 1946, d 18 Sep 2003 St Joseph, Mo, but that
.                       was a different person.]
.                       issue:
a.   Brian E. Nester, b 1972, m ____ (poss Rebecca Dye).  Of Springfield, Mo.  Brian was single in 2015.
.                             He has stepdau: Brooklyn.
.                             issue:
(1)  Brandon Nester.  
b.   Patrick E. Nester (Rick), b 1977, m Christina M. Herter (Chrissy), b ca 1975.  Of Dittmer, Mo.
.                             issue:
(1)  Olivia Nester.  

.                 Note:  from  
.                            Worldwide Resources, Inc. was founded on the principals of professionalism, integrity and service which are paramount
.                            to the success of any investigation. With years of collective experience, Harold Nester, ALHC and Michael Ferguson,
.                            ALHC, CG understand the needs of the insurance industry and invite you to take advantage of their initial consultation,
.                            offered at no charge.  For the past 34 years, Harold Nester, ALHC has personally handled hundreds of cases throughout
.                            the world. With a strong network of professional investigators developed from cases he has personally worked in
.                            countries such as Haiti, Cameroon, Greece, Egypt, Israel, Germany, Poland, Armenia, Russia, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh,
.                            the Philippines and many others, he is more than prepared to offer you superior service worldwide.

.                 Ref:  1. "
Enquirer-Democrat", Macoupin Co, Ill, 26 Jan 2012: obit for Betty A. Ryan, 81, d/o Herod and Marguerite Hernan
.                                Nester, and preceded in death by her husband J. B. Ryan, sister Danita Coyne, and grandson Matthew James Ryan.
.                                Survived by sons and dau-in-law Mike and Beth Ryan, Patrick Ryan, Tim Ryan, and Dan Ryan, and dau and son-in-
.                                law Peggy and Todd Egizii, brothers and sister-in-law Norval and Opal Nester of Chesterfield, Mo, and Harold Nes-
.                                ter of Springfield, Mo.
.                          2.   Illinois General Assembly Senate Resolution (SR0264) notes the passing of John Bloomfield "J.B." Ryan, and passed
.                                this resolution as a "symbol of our sincere sympathy".
.                          3. "
News-Leader", 20-22 Sep 2012: obit for Cynthia (Cindy) Jean Thomas (Cynthia Dixon), d/o Jack Alex and Wanda
.                                Jean Dixon.  This mentions her children by previous marriage, etc.  Survived by partner of 9 years Harold (Hal) Nester.
.                                Also mentions Harold's sons Brian Nester with son Brandon and stepdau Brooklyn, and Patrick (Rick) Nester with
.                                wife Chrissy and dau Olivia.
.                          4. "
Pekin Times" (Tazewell Co, Ill), obit for Herod Nester.  The index card gives his death date as 5 Nov 1967.
.                          5. "
St Louis Post-Dispatch", 18 Jan 2015: obit for Janene M. Bond, b 31 Dec 2014.  Mother of Brian E. Nester and Patrick
.                                (Rick) E. Nester, mother-in-law of Chrissy (Herter) Nester.
.                          6. "
St Louis Post-Dispatch", 14 Oct 2013: obit of Carol C. Bond (nee Metzger), d 13 Oct 2012.  Wife of the late Wesley T.
.                                Bond, mother of Janene (Scott) Brunkhorst.
.                          7.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Lillie Riney, orig in "The State Journal-Register", 6 May 2009:
.                                CARLINVILLE - John Bloomfield "J.B." Ryan, 80, of Carlinville died Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at Carlinville Area Hos-
.                                pital.  He was born May 19, 1928, in Carlinville, the son of Richard and Angela Bloomfield Ryan. He married Betty
.                                Ann Nester on July 8, 1950, at St. Mary's Church.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Richard Ryan;
.                                sister, Rosemary Hoelting; and grandson, Matthew James Ryan.  Mr. Ryan was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean
.                                War, retiring as a sergeant first class. He worked for Kufa & Son for several years and retired from the Illinois Secretary
.                                of State's driver services in 1991. He was a member of the Carlinville Elks Lodge, John L. Meyer VFW, Guy Baird
.                                American Legion Post, coached Carlinville Little League for over 20 years and was an avid Cubs, Bears and Notre Dame
.                                football fan.  Surviving are his wife, Betty of Carlinville; four sons, Patrick Ryan, Mike (wife, Beth) Ryan and Tim
.                                (wife, Sheri) Ryan, all of Springfield and Dan Ryan of Carlinville; a daughter, Peggy (husband, Todd) Egizii of Spring-
.                                field; 12 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ss. Mary
.                                and Joseph Church in Carlinville. Services will be held there at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2009, with the Rev. Tom
.                                Donovan officiating. Burial will be in Mayfield Memorial Park.
.    Betty A. Nester Ryan
.  Picture from her obituary
.    Cynthia Jean Thomas
.  Picture from her obituary
.       John Bloomfield Ryan
.  Picture
.       Added by Lillie Riney  
.  Picture www.findagrave.com  
.        Added by Carol Beck