Dec. 26, 1936-March 24, 2014
MARSHALL – Mass of Christian Burial for Gregory “Greg” Kesteloot, 77, of Marshall, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Eloi Catholic Church in Ghent. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today with a rosary at 4 p.m. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7 p.m. at Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at St. Eloi Catholic Cemetery in Ghent. Military rites provided by American Legion Post 564 of Ghent.
Greg died suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday, March 24, 2014, at his winter residence in Donna, Texas.
Gregory John Kesteloot was born Dec. 26, 1936, in Ghent to Omer and Theresa (Boerboom) Kesteloot. He grew up in Ghent and graduated from Central Catholic High School in Marshall. Greg served in the U.S. Navy from November of 1955 through October of 1957. After his honorable discharge, he returned to Ghent. On Aug. 8, 1959, he was united in marriage to Judy Manderscheid at St. Martin Catholic Church in Woodstock. The couple farmed and raised their family north of Marshall until retiring and moving to Marshall in 2003. Greg then worked part time for Helena. Greg was an active member of St. Eloi Catholic Church in Ghent his entire life. He enjoyed farming, feeding cattle, riding horse, fishing, playing cards and rolle bolle. He also enjoyed spending time in Texas with his friends and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Judy, of Marshall; children, Scott Kesteloot of Monroe, S.D., Steve Kesteloot of Marshall, Shelly (and Quinn) Peltier of Cottonwood; grandchildren, Aidan and Ashton Kesteloot, Nicholas and Colton Kesteloot, Brooklin and Mitchell Peltier; sister-in-law, Carol Kesteloot; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brothers; Harry, Vic, John and Joe and sisters; Marie Caron, Cecil Meinzer and Bernadette Brandt.
Memorials are preferred to the Avera Marshall Cancer Institute.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors