MARSHALL, Minn. - Victor A. Kesteloot, age 92, of Marshall,?Minn., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at the Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Burial will take place at the Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 6 from 3:30-8 p.m. 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. Condolences can be sent to www.hamiltonfh.com.
Vic Kesteloot, the son of Omer and Theresa (Boerboom) Kesteloot was born on Nov. 5, 1919 in Ghent, Minn. 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, 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.