Lester J Elder, 79, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away on March 8, 2018. Lester was retired, but had worked at Peter Pan Bakery, Oroweat Bakery and The Home Depot. In his earlier days, he also served as a reservist in the US Marine Corp. Lester was born in Moline, IL on 8/10/1938. He married Mary Ann Elder (deceased) on 10/27/62 in Moline. Lester enjoyed classic automobiles and drag racing.
Lester is survived by his daughter, Jane Elder and son-in-law Charles Stirewalt, son John Elder and daughter- in- law Christine Elder; granddaughter Shea Elder; sister Mary Jo Applequist; sister-in-law Diane Holland, brother-in-law Walter Holland, brother-in-law David Daehler, sister-in-law Char Daehler.
Mass is scheduled for Wednesday morning, 3/14/18 at 10:00 at St. Bonaventure in Huntington Beach, CA. Burial will take place at Good Shepard Cemetery in Huntington Beach immediately following mass.