Everett Leo Clester
May 25, 1941 - January 20, 2023

Everett Leo Clester

Everett Leo Clester
May 25, 1941 - Jan 20, 2023

Everett Leo Clester

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Everett L. Clester, 81, of Muscatine, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023, at Premier Estates of Muscatine.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2023, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to ProMedica Hospice or the Dementia Society of America, in honor of Everett. Online condolences may be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.

Everett was born on May 25, 1941, in Clarinda, Iowa, the son of Lester Leo and Velma Mae Nichols Clester. He married Connie J. Snyder Burke on December 30, 1993, in Miami, Oklahoma.

Everett worked at Sulzberger Excavating for 46 years before retiring. He enjoyed his work. Everett was a union member for 55 years. He loved to fish and hunt.

He is survived by his wife, Connie J. Clester; three sons, Scott Clester and his wife, Philipa, Travis Clester and his wife, Margie, and Steven Holiday; two daughters, Jana Metzger and her husband, Keith, and Mandy Beeding and her husband, Jordie; stepchildren, Robert Burke III and Lauri Ford; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; two brothers, Ernest 'Ernie' Clester and Gary Clester; one sister, Debbie Fetters and her husband, Dave; and several nieces and nephews.

Everett was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Mashell Ann Ridinger; and one sister, Linda Rhodes.


Kandy Honts on Jan 23, 2023

I'm so sorry about your Dad. He was a great guy. I remember you guys going to Joyce & Mug's you were little...Him & I put on some good shows playing our guitars & singing.. You take care..... ❤️ Kandy Honts

Birdie Meyer on Jan 22, 2023

My thoughts and prayers go out to Connie and their family. Everett was a great guy with a big heart, he will be missed by so many. May he rest in peace

Rae Williams on Jan 21, 2023

I'm so very sorry to see this!! He will definitely be missed by so many!! I'm sure my parents and cousin Bob Schmidt are having a great get together again!!


Cassandra Yakle on Jan 20, 2023

I'm so sorry to hear of Everetts passing, I remember Lauri an mike bringing me down to the house when I was young.there was always a plate a peice of candy an a story.



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Muscatine, IA 52761
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