Dale B Kesterman

Born: Sat., Oct. 12, 1946
Died: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019

Celebration of Life

4:00 PM Mon., Mar. 04, 2019
Location: American Legion

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  Dale B. Kesterman, 72, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, February 25, 2019 at his residence.

  He was born October 12, 1946 in Greensburg, IN to Bernard ‘Ben’ and Marie (Wenning) Kesterman.

  He married Barbara Ann (Smith) Kesterman on February 15, 1984, and she survives.

  Dale is also survived by his daughter, Adrianne (Josh) Greene of Shelbyville; his son Bric (Courtney) Kesterman of New Orleans; sister, Donna (Jim) Cronin of Ohio; sister, Theresa Basey of Shelbyville; brother, Dennis (Carla) Kesterman of Fairland; sister, Rita Addis of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Emory Higgins, Tate Greene, and Gracie Kesterman, several nieces and nephews, and many great-nieces and nephews.

   He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, RoseMary Toll and brother-in-law, Don Addis, both of Shelbyville, nephew, Jason Thornburg of Ohio.

   Dale graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1965.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Air force.

He worked for Standard Grocery for 23 years, Bova Fruit Wholesale Vegetables for 10 years, Mickey’s T-Mart for 10 years, and Blue River Bowl for 9 years until his retirement.

 He was a member of the American Legion where he enjoyed spending time and doing volunteer work.  He also loved to do yard work , play cards, golf and bowl. 

   A Celebration of Life will be observed Monday, March 4, 2019 from 4 p.m. to ? at the American Legion.  Military honors by local veteran’s organizations will be at 5 p.m.

  Memorial donations may be made to the American Legion, 1125 Miller Avenue, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

  Funeral Directors, Greg, Sheila, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Kesterman family.

  Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.


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Linda Yeager-Phares
   Posted Wed February 27, 2019
So sorry for your loss

Fred Dickmann
   Posted Wed February 27, 2019
Very saddened to hear of Dale's passing...he was a good friend and a good man. Condolences and prayers to Dale's entire family for strength and healing through this difficult time.

Donna Graham
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
So sorry to hear of Dale's passing. He was a gentle person and so kind to others. May he rest in peace.

Mirra Price
   Posted Sun March 03, 2019
I am saddened to hear of Dale's passing. I was in his Shelbyville High School class. He always had a smile and friendly word for all. He will be missed.

Jerrel Fair
   Posted Sun March 03, 2019
Deepest sympathy to all of your family. Dale was a great guy. May your wonderful memories give you a small measure of comfort.

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