Charles L. Lester, of Antigo, died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Langlade Hospital under the care of LeRoyer Hospice. He was 77 years old. He was born on May 6, 1937 in Springbrook, WI a son of the late Robert and Hazel (Moyer) Lester. He married Helen Baerwolf on December 6, 1954 in Shell Lake, WI.
Mr. Lester was an over the road truck driver.
He loved to garden and play country and blue grass music on his guitar. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
In addition to his wife survivors include a daughter, Vickie (Jim) Paulik of Irma; a son, Leslie Lester of Antigo; six grandchildren, Jackie (Brandon), Carla, Charles, Adam, Heidi and Jeremy; seven great-grandchildren, Stephen, Kristen, Justin, Mitchell, Daisy, Jahnika and Justice; a sister, Joyce Drabek of Springbrook; five brothers, Robert (Betty) Lester of Springbrook, Dale (Joyce) Lester of Springbrook, Dean (Sandy) Lester of Springbrook, Kalvin (Dana) Lester of Eau Claire and Jerry (Nancy) Lester of Springbrook.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Carol Lester.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 7 at 1 p.m. at Ascension Evangelical Lutheran Church in Antigo with Rev. Michael Spaude officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, March 7 from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the church.