Lester Robert Segert, age 95, of Crete IL, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 after several days of being surrounded by friends and family at Franciscan Hospital in Dyer, IN.
On August 7, 1923, Lester was born to Edward Segert and Martha (Luecke) Segert in Brunswick, IN. A lifelong resident of the area, he married his sweetheart, Louise (Moeller) Segert on May 3, 1947, after four years of dating. They enjoyed 72 years of marriage before she was called home to heaven 5 weeks ago. Lester worked hard as a farmer before being employed by Thrall Car Manufacturing Company, where he was a loyal employee for 42 years, working his way up to traffic manager. He was deeply dedicated to his family, a skilled woodworker for hobby and a faithful man of God.
He is now dancing in heaven with the love of his life.
Lester was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings (Clarence, Vernon, and Lucille). He leaves behind his children Randy Segert (Julee) and Sandy Holt (Dennis); grandchildren Matt, Becca (Todd), Emily (Michael), Kitty, Ross and Paul; and great-grandchildren Travis, Jack, Mark, Luke and Ty.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 7th, from 4-7pm and the funeral will be Saturday, June 8th, at 10am. Both will be at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Crete, IL.