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Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Sunday, March 05, 2006 at 09:16:20 :

Independent Journal
Monday, June 16, 1958
Page 5

Sidney J. Hester Succumbs At 73

Sidney James Hester, Corte Madera resident and retired assistant public works director of San Francisco, died Saturday in a local rest home at the age of 73.

Born in Stockton, Hester spent his last years at 621 Oakdale avenue, Corte Madera. He went to work for the City of San Francisco in 1911 as a clerk in the tax collectorís office.

In 1912, Hester transferred to the works department, remaining there until his retirement Feb. 1, 1950, after 39 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa Belle; a son, James T. of San Francisco; a daughter, Helen E. Hester, and a sister, Bertha Geertz.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at N. Gray and Co., San Francisco.

CA Death Index: he was born Feb. 2, 1885 in CA; motherís maiden name, Halliday.

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