Obituary Jean Kestner


Jean Estes Kestner

December 26, 2016


Jean Estes Kestner passed away on December 26, 2017 at the Worland Healthcare and Rehab Center. She was 87.  Jean was born in Yellville, Arkansas on February 7, 1929 to Marvin and Eula Mae (Helms) Estes.  Jean married Kenneth Kestner on December 22, 1952 in Mountain Home, Arkansas.  Following their marriage they moved to Washington where they made their home in the Lower Yakima Valley.

Jean is survived by a son, Kirk Kestner of Washington, a daughter Crystal Kestner Richardson of Florida, 5 grandchildren, Serena Kestner Funk of North Dakota, Heather Kestner of Washington, Stephanie Taylor Koch, John Taylor II and James Taylor all of Wyoming and 16 great-grandchildren.  Jean is preceded in death by her husband, parents brother, Jim Estes, sons, Larry Kestner and Alan Kestner and one grandson, Kirk Kestner, Jr.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Grandview Cemetery, Grandview, Washington.  Assisting the family are Bryant Funeral Home in Worland and Smith Funeral Homes in Washington.  Online condolences may be made at or