Koester Family, 1944.

This photo was likely taken at the funeral of Cyril A. Koester (1921-1944), who died of an infection and allergy to medicine while stationed with the US Army at Chanute Field, Illinois.

Back row: Father Othmar Koester(1914-1995), Norbert J. Koester (1917-1994), Clarence G. Koester (1919-1991).

Front row: Emma (Stangl) Koester (1889-1947), Merle John Koester (1933-1974) and Sister Florence Koester (1923-2002). Sister Florence was also known as Sister Mary Remigia Koester, FSPA.

Emma (Stangl) Koester and her daughter, Sister Florence Koester.