Lester, 78, passed away October 13 at his home in Sublimity.
He was born to William and Christina (Munsterman) Stolte near
Gifford, ID. Lester graduated from Reubens High School and
served in the US Army before marrying Linda Lunders in June
1962. They moved to Grande Rounde Valley in Eastern Oregon,
where they raised their children. Les’ passion was farming
which brought him to retirement.
Lester is survived
by his wife: Linda; daughter: Pastor Leah (Kent) Doerfler,
granddaughters; Katie, Sarah and Emily; son: Lance (Jan)
Stolte and grandchildren: twins, Sophia and Adrian and Kaitlyn;
sister: Jeannette Totten; and brother: Stan Stolte. He was
preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Howard Stolte.
will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Silverton, OR on
Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 11 am. Graveside service will
be Monday, November 24, 2014 at 11 am at Good Hope Lutheran
Church in Gifford, ID. Remembrances may be made to Immanuel