RIVERDALE, Utah - Chester "Marty" Ivester, 56, died Sept. 25, 1947, at the Dolly Varden Mine in Nevada.
Born Sept. 25, 1947, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Connie Ivester of Jackson, Mo., and the late Jewell Ivester, he served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He was a mechanical engineer for ATK Thiokol Propulsion.
On May 11, 1967, in Poplar Bluff, he married Cheryl Mae Graham who survives of the home.
Survivors in addition to his wife and mother include: one son, Chris Ivester of Riverdale; one daughter, Charite Renee Warren of Riverdale; three brothers, Ronald Ivester of St. Louis, 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.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Burial will follow in the Armstead-Dowdy Cemetery.