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Mount Sinai Obituaries and Services » Susanne Kester

Susanne Kester

March 18, 1924 - May 3, 2017

Service Information Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - TaNaCH Chapel

Service Date: Sunday May 7th, 2017

Service Time: 10:00 am

Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - TaNaCH Chapel

5950 Forest Lawn Drive

Los Angeles, California 90068

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1924 -2017

Susanne Kester (Luft), 93, was born in Berlin, grew up in Sweden and immigrated to America in 1948. She is survived by her beloved husband of 68 years, Paul, whom she met in Sweden when she was 14. She is also survived by her son Daniel (Gunilla) Kester, and granddaughters Anya and Shiri, by her sister Eva, and by nieces and nephews, relatives and friends, and her devoted caregivers.
Susanne was a mother, a homemaker, a superb chef, a talented gardener, and an artist. For over 33 years she worked as a dedicated volunteer in the photo library and archive of the Skirball Museum and Cultural Center.
Funeral services will be held at Mt. Sinai, Hollywood Hills on Sunday, May 7 at 10:00 AM.