Nov. 5, 1919-Feb. 4, 2012
MARSHALL - Mass of Christian Burial for Victor A. Kesteloot, 92, of Marshall will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Burial will take place at the Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:30-8 p.m. today at the Hamilton Funeral Home and on Tuesday one hour prior to the service at the church. The rosary will be said at 4 p.m. Monday and prayer service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
He passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, surrounded by his family at the Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.
Vic Kesteloot was born Nov. 5, 1919, to Omer and Theresa (Boerboom) Kesteloot in Ghent. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Eloi Catholic Church in Ghent. He attended the St. Eloi School. Vic was united in marriage to Carol Zwach in St. Michael's Catholic Church in Milroy on Sept.11, 1945. Vic farmed his entire life in the Ghent and Marshall area. He was a strong supporter of NFO in the 1960s. He loved fishing, rolle bolle and going hunting with family and friends and always looked forward to the annual men's weekend with his sons, son-in-laws and grandsons. His enjoyments also included meeting friends for coffee over the years at Allex's Store, Mike's caf and the Silver Dollar Bar.
Vic is survived by his wife, Carol of Marshall; daughters, Jeaneen Stelter-Nelson (Daryl) of Slayton, Linda (Bob) Louwagie of Wallingford, Iowa; sons, Rich (Pam) Kesteloot, Dale (Darcay) Kesteloot and Tom (Jodi) Kesteloot all of Marshall; two sisters, Cecelia Meinzer of Canby, (died on the same date, Feb. 4 at a later time) and Bernadette Brandt of Marshall, brother, Greg (Judy) Kesteloot of Marshall, 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents,; brothers, Harry, John and Joe; sister, Marie Caron; son-in-law, Butch Stelter; grandchildren, Karen and Steve Stelter and great-grandsons, Landon and Lane Louwagie.
He will be missed by many family and friends.
Hamilton Funeral Home