Edward F. Koester
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September 24, 1934 ~ May 27, 2015

Edward F. Koester peacefully passed away on May 27, 2015, with family at his side. Born in Vancouver, Washington, in 1934, Ed graduated from Washington State University in 1956 with a major in civil engineering. He retired as president of his engineering firm, KH2A, in 1997.
Ed loved backpacking in the Cascades, wood working, flying the company Cessna, and helping others. He was known for his enthusiasm, cheerful whistling and infectious grin. He was an honest, capable, hard-working man with a big-hearted, generous nature.
His wife of 59 years, Sue, daughter Kiira and son-in-law Daniel, daughter Janelle, son Ken, daughter-in-law Christine, and grandchildren Davis and Brenna all miss him dearly.
Please join us at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Mount Adams Baptist Church in Trout Lake, Washington, to celebrate the life of this wonderful man. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's memory may be made to www.DonationDurayResearch.com (Multiple Sclerosis and Lyme research) and www.MSCenter.org (Multiple Sclerosis research).
Please sign Ed's guestbook at www.columbian.com/obits.

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Published in The Columbian on Jun. 7, 2015.
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June 25, 2015
May peace be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Cindy (KH2A Engineering) Hollingsworth
June 23, 2015
Sue and Family,
I am honored to have know Ed these past 10 years or more!
It was always a pleasure to chat with him when you were in the quilt shop. He was a true gentleman and wonderful human being. He will be missed!
Zoe Purnell
June 11, 2015
Sue, I am so very sorry to learn of your loss. I have sweet memories of quilting together with you, and I know that you were caring for Ed at that time, several years ago. Hope to see you again this coming year. Sending hugs and prayers and love.
Bonnie (Sabel) Welte
June 9, 2015
My heart goes out to the Koester family. You were all great neighbors and I have many great memories of babysitting in your home.
Ann Varkados
June 7, 2015
Sue and family, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. I will always remember the good times we had as the wives of "engineers"
Donna Johnson
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