Funeral Services for Homer "Bud" Kester, age 71, of Waterloo, NE, will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at Church of Christ in Neligh, NE with Pastor Bob Dainton, Officiating. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh Ne. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Beyer-Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Bud passed away Friday, February 9, 2018 at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha, NE. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Condolences may be directed to family at
Bud was born April 26th 1946 to Homer and Iva (Reutzel) Kester in Tilden Nebraska. He attended Neligh Schools, University of Nebraska, and Wayne State College. He Married Sharry (Savidge) Kester on September 29, 1969. Throughout his life he worked in the construction industry, was a volunteer fire fighter, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, working on old cars, music, and being on the water with his family. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sharry Kester of Waterloo, NE. His children: Stacy Kester-Pearson and spouse Gregory Pearson, Sonya (Kester) Jensen and spouse Matthew Jensen, Jeffery Kester and spouse Sarah Kester, Amanda Kester, and Andrea (Kester) Lewis and spouse Marcus Lewis, as well as his 6 grandchildren: Cambrie, Grayson, Camden, Reece, Abigail, and Cassidy. He is survived by his siblings, Carol Smith of Casper, WY, Marie Krohn of Neligh, NE, Linda Severs of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Kerry Kester of Adams, NE. He is proceeded in death by his parents Iva and Homer Kester and two grandchildren Josie and Kenten Pearson.