Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-86

Charles E. Hester, 97 of Valparaiso, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017.  He was born September 21, 1919 in Lafayette, Kentucky to Ishmael and Emma (Coleman) Hester.  Charles was a WWII Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Italy and received six Bronze Stars.  He retired as a machinist, working most of his career for Blaw-Knox in East Chicago, IN.  Charles was a loving father, grandfather, and brother, who will be greatly missed.  Charles is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Ron) Mrotek; granddaughters, Morgan and Madisen Mrotek; and sister, Kathleen Davidson.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, William, Thomas, and Robert.
Following cremation at Angelcrest Crematory, Valparaiso, interment of ashes will take place privately at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Wounded Warriors Project.

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