In Memorium: Don And Ginny Koester

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This past year, we lost two important pillars of the Vanguard organization and its history. Don and Ginny Koester passed peacefully on June 27th and February 1st of 2021 respectively. Together they served the Vanguard organization from 1970-1999 and briefly from 2009-2011.

Their time spent with Vanguard was truly a family affair as they supported their son, former corps director JW Koester, throughout his involvement in the organization and later their grandchildren, Sean Lanoie and Laura Koester-Lindsey, as marching members. They spent many years on the road with the A-Corps and Cadet Corps throughout the summer, hosted members from out of town, and continued their volunteer efforts in the off season.

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Posted by on Saturday, August 28th, 2021. Filed under Current News, DCI World.