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Lester H Peak


Posted By: Kathy Parmenter (email)
Date: 7/23/2016 at 15:54:04

Lester H. Peak of Kent Dies (9-18-1951)
Lester H. Peak, 65, a native and lifetime resident of the Kent community, died at the Greater Community hospital in Creston at 4 p.m. Tuesday. He had been ill for the past five years.
Funeral services will be held at the Kent Methodist church at 2 p.m. Friday. Rev. Howard Ball, the pastor and Rev. C.S. Whitehouse, pastor of the Platte Center and Prairie Star Presbyterian churches, will officate. Burial will be in Graceland cemetery in Creston. His body is at Coens Home for Funerals but will be taken to his home in Kent Thursday. It will be taken to the church Friday to lie in state before the services. The casket will not be opened after the service. Military services will be conducted at the grave side by Champaign post No. 70, American Legion.

Lester H. Peak was born at Kent, March 6, 1892. He was the son of Ben and Ellen Jane Vess Peak. He was married at Maryville, MO., April 9, 1923, to Nettie V. Madden, who survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dana (Mary Ellen) Thompson and Margaret Ann Peak, both of Kent; a son, David Peak of Kent; and three sisters, Mrs. Willis Fogle and Mrs. Lyle Proud of Kent and Mrs. Gene Brotherton of Creston. Two brothers, Roy and Herbert, preceded him in death.

Mr. Peak was a farmer and plumber before his retirement in 1951. He was a veteran of military service in World War I.


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