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Ronald G. Koester

August 24, 1950 — September 7, 2023

Hazelwood, Missouri

Ronald G. “Ron” Koester, of Hazelwood, MO, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2023, at the age of 73. Beloved husband of 50 years to Marilyn Koester; cherished son of the late Ralph and Marie Koester; devoted father of Tammy (Troy) Smith, Scott (Michelle) Koester, and Kurt (Lauren) Koester; loving papa of Colten, Carson, Breily Smith, Brandon, Julie, Zachary Koester, Natalie, Madison, and Jessi Koester; dear brother of Joan (The late Walter) Strylec, Sharon (Gus) Berry, Jack (Gina) Koester, and Steve (Debbie) Koester; precious uncle to many nieces and nephews. Ron was preceded in death by his brother, Ray (Judy) Koester; and two sisters, Kathy (Don) Paluczak, and Debbie Koester.

Ron was a loving and hardworking man. He cherished spending time with his family and loved his grandchildren dearly. Ron enjoyed his time at his lake house and sitting on the front porch drinking beer. He founded Koester Konstruction and the business has been running for 30 years. Ron was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Memorials may be made in Ron's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Saturday, September 30, 2023

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