John Francis Wester
Lakeside resident John Francis Wester died December 4 in San Juan Cosala.
Born: March 9, 1923 in Greenlee, Arizona, Wester entered the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1941, and graduated three years later with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering.
He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy for 20 years and retired in 1964 with the rank of commander. Following a successful civilian career, he retired to San Juan Cosala in 1995.
Wester is survived by wife Cleola Hengstebeck, children James, Robin, and Karen, and numerous stepchildren, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son John.