RIVERDALE, Utah - Charles "Marty" Ivester, 56, died Oct. 12, 2003, at the Dolly Varden Mine in Nevada.
Born Sept. 25, 1947, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Connie Ivester of Jackson, Mo., and the late Jewell Ivester, he was a mechanical engineer for ATK Thiokol Propulsion. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in Vietnam and was awarded the Silver Star.
On May 11, 1967, in Poplar Bluff, he married Cheryl Mae Graham who survives of the home.
In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include: one son, Chris Ivester of Riverdale; one daughter, Charite Renee Warren of Riverdale; three brothers, Ronald Ivester of St. Louis, Mo., Joel Ivester of Tucson, Ariz., and Guy Ivester of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two sisters, Annette Neyer of Lenexa, Kan., and Mary Ivester of Wichita, Kan.; and four grandchildren.
Services were conducted Saturday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.
Burial followed in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter.