Kathleen Margaritte Lester (nee Shephard), of Courtright, in her 94th year.   It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Kathleen on Friday February 17, 2012 at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia.  Daughter of the late Orville and Bertha (Graham) Shephard.   Beloved wife of the late Earl Lester (1971).   Loving mother of Eva Robertson (Charlie Sands), Lenard Lester (Patricia), Bruce Lester (Kim Smith) Jean Stewart (Jim), Murray Lester (Mary Durham), Joyce Philp (Don), daughter in law Nancy Labadie (Lester).   Survived by 19 grandchildren, 50 great grandchildren, and 15 great great grandchildren. Survived by her sister Ellen Card,  brother Jim Shephard (Phylis) and many nieces and nephews. Also survived by sisters in law Harriet Shephard, Mary Taylor, Rita Walton and brother in law Morris Lester.  Predeceased by sons Kenneth 1966 and Douglas Lester 1991, Son in law Harry Robertson 1986, daughter in law Cathy Lester 2000, granddaughters Pamela 2002 and Janet 1995 Lester. Brothers Maurice, Clifford and Raymond Shephard. Sisters Glenda Gorton and Nona Davis. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday February 22, 2012  from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 11am.  Rev. Gilbert  VanSligtenhorst     officiating.  Interment Moore Union Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heart and Stroke foundation .   Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca

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