Kurt A. Coester, age 77, died June 2, 1998 in West Jordan, Utah.

Born September 6, 1920 in Bochum, Germany, son of Carl Emil and Maria Bruckmann coester. Married Irma M. Bartling September 15, 1942 in Germany. He loved classical music, traveling, worked in over 60 countries and was devoted to his wife and family.Survived by wife, Irma; West Jordan, UT; children, Kurt W. Sebastopol, CA; Bernd F., West Jordan, UT; Jorn, Hayword, CA; Frank G. and Irmela, both of West Jordan, UT; Angela A., Livermore, CA; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at McDougal West Jordan Morutary, 1861 West 7800 South.