He was born September 23, 1927, in Batesville, Indiana, to the late Robert Herman and Caroline Thielking Koester.
He was well known in the area for raising goats and Watusi cattle. He befriended many international students at Lindsey Wilson College and was a driver for the Amish community.
He is survived by several nieces, nephews and friends
Memorial service – Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at Living by Faith Community Church on Edmonton Road with Bro. Bobby Withers officiating
Cremation has been chosen
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements