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In Memory of

Melvin A. Koester

October 14, 1955 - September 9, 1992

Obituary


Melvin A. Koester, 85, of Cape Canaveral, Florida, passed away at his home on Friday, November 25, 2016. He was a retired Heavy Equipment Operator for Monroe Asphalt Pavers, prior to his retirement.

He was born in Toledo, Ohio, and came to Brevard County in 1982 from Oregon, Ohio. He was a veteran of the US Navy, and a member of the VFW, AMVETS, DAV, and American Legion.

Survivors include his sons; Danny Koester of Cape Canaveral, FL, Buddy Koester and Robert Koester both of Toledo, OH; sisters, Debbie Zeck of Toledo, OH,...

Melvin A. Koester, 85, of Cape Canaveral, Florida, passed away at his home on Friday, November 25, 2016. He was a retired Heavy Equipment Operator for Monroe Asphalt Pavers, prior to his retirement.

He was born in Toledo, Ohio, and came to Brevard County in 1982 from Oregon, Ohio. He was a veteran of the US Navy, and a member of the VFW, AMVETS, DAV, and American Legion.

Survivors include his sons; Danny Koester of Cape Canaveral, FL, Buddy Koester and Robert Koester both of Toledo, OH; sisters, Debbie Zeck of Toledo, OH, Becky Lewis (Kevin) of Oregon, OH, and Nancy Takacs (Louie) of Toledo, OH. He also leaves many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn; sons, Butch Koester, Melvin Koester, and Keith Koester, and an infant daughter, Nancy Koester.

A Graveside Service with military honors will be held at a later date at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery in Mims, Florida.