PESTER, Wendell H. - 87, May 10, 1999. Born July 10, 1911 in Seymour, Iowa. Resident of Arnold, CA for 24 years and a resident of Sunnyvale for 27 years. He worked for Westinghouse Electric in Sunnyvale, CA for 27 years first as a transformer winder and then in the Polaris Missile program. Graduate of Seymour High School in Seymour, Iowa and was a graduate of Central Business College in Kansas City, Missouri. He was very active in the Lilac Park Homowners Assn. and rebuilt the pool center. He was always helping our homeowners with anything that needed repair. Survived by daughter Golda Jean Ivanitsky and husband Mike of San Jose, son W. Harlan Pester Jr. of San Jose, sister Maxine Morrow of Seymour, Iowa, four grandchildren, Lance Pester, Tamara Anderson, Nicholas Ivanitsky and Dr. Michael Ivanitsky and three great grandchildren.
Graveside services were held May 15, 1999. Burial at Buena Vista Cemetery, Murphys, CA. Arrangements by Angels Memorial Chapel.
San Jose, CA Mercury News, Saturday May 22, 1999