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Dorothy Swan Koester

March 6, 1922 August 8, 2018
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Obituary for Dorothy Swan Koester

Dorothy Swan Koester, a native of New Jersey, who lived in retirement in Smith Mountain Lake, VA and current resident of Milford, Michigan, died on August 8, 2018 at the age of 96.

She is survived by her beloved sons, Ken (Jill) and Wayne (Margy); grandchildren, Michael (Jennifer), Anne, Steven and Glen (Bailey) as well as many extended family members and dear friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Henry Koester (d. 2013).

Dot was known for all of her volunteer efforts. She was active with the welcome centers at Smith Mountain Lake in Bedford, Virginia, the D-Day Memorial, as well as providing transportation for the elderly. She enjoyed playing bridge with her husband and had a passion for learning and documenting family genealogy.

Prior to retirement, Dot traveled the world. She started her career at American Express and migrated to the travel industry where she was a travel agent manager and always was planning the next group travel.

A Memorial Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, MI. Day and time are pending.

For further information phone Lynch & Sons at 248.684.6645


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National D-Day Memorial

P.O. Box 77
Bedford, VA 24523
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