Lester Belstene, 86, Arthur, died June 25 1981 in an Odebolt nursing home. Services were June 29, 1981 in Ida Grove's Christensen Funeral home. The Rev. Robert Lundberg officiated. Burial was in Hayes Township cemetery. Graveside military rites were conducted by McNamara-Moore post 61, American Legion.
Belstene was born 6 Sept 1894 in Arthur. He farmed until 1946 when he retired. After retirement, he served the county ASC committee 12 years. He was a World War I veteran. He was a 61 year member of McNamara-Moore Legion post. Survivors include nieces and nephews.