Husband, Father, Teacher 9/25/1931 - 10/22/2011

Husband, Father, Teacher 9/25/1931 - 10/22/2011

Born in Cherokee KS to Verne and Flossie (Randall) Ester.  Entered Pittsburg State University in the fall of 1949 in Pittsburg, KS.  Enlisted in U.S. Marine Corps in June of 1950 and disability retired in 1951.  He married Mary Carole White in July of 1954.  Received B.S. in Education from PSU in May of 1956.  He was a teacher and coach in Rocky Ford, CO and in Adams County School District #1. He received M.A. in Educational Administration from the University of Northern Colorado in 1971 and became a School Administrator and Director of Secondary Education until June of 1986. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting and fishing. Keith and Mary were blessed with five children; Edie Hylton (Dan) of La Quinta, CA, Ken Ester of Lakewood, CO; Kurt Ester (Laura) of Loveland, CO; Mary Margaret (Meg) Gill (Trent) of Broomfield, CO; and Julie Holmgren  (Tom)  of Littleton, CO.  There are eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.  Burial will be in Fort Logan National Cemetery.  Contributions may be made to DAV or Mt. Evans Hospice.