Chester "Marty" Ivester, son of Connie Ivester of Jackson and the late Jewell Ivester, was born Sept. 25, 1947, at Poplar Bluff and died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at the Dolly Varden Mine in Nevada at the age of 56.
Mr. Ivester was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam, a mechanical engineer for ATK Thiokol Propulsion and a resident of Riverdale, Utah.
He was united in marriage to Cheryl Mae Graham on May 11, 1967, at Poplar Bluff. Mrs. Ivester survives of the home in Riverdale, Utah.
Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by one son, Chris Ivester of Riverdale, Utah; one daughter, Charite Renee Warren of Riverdale, Utah; three brothers, Ronald Ivester of St. Louis, Joel Ivester of Tucson, Ariz., and Guy Ivester of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two sisters, Annette Neyer of Lenexa, Kan., and Mary Ivester of Wichita, Kan.; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel.
Interment will follow in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter.