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Anthony Robert Kesterson, age 58, of Flora, Illinois, died on Monday, August 6, 2018.

He was born on October 30, 1959, to the late Robert L. and Elizabeth Ann Kesterson. He was a graduate of Flora High School Class of 1978. He married Teresa Deann (Lagle) on April 11, 1980. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, woodworking, and spending time with all of the grandkids, nieces, and nephews.

He is survived by his wife: Deann Kesterson of Flora; daughter: Kimberly Beland (husband Ron) of Flora; son: Robert L. Kesterson of Mesa, AZ; mother: Elizabeth Ann Kesterson of Mesa, AZ; two brothers: Richard Kesterson (wife Tina) and Andrew Kesterson all of Mesa, AZ; and 4 grandchildren: Millennium, Joshua, and Zoie Beland, and Lily Kesterson; and a special niece: Charlee and children Savannah, Cailyn, and Braxton.

He was proceeded in death by his father: Robert Kesterson; and a granddaughter: Olivia Kesterson.

Anthony donated his remains to Science Care for medical research. A memorial service is pending. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Flora.