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 MALTA-Lester Metz 82 passed away very quickly in Malta MT with his wife Marilyn his brother in law and sister in law Noel and Sharon Emond by his side.

    Funeral Mass will be Friday, October 20, 2017, 9:30 A.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dickinson, North Dakota with Fr. Thomas OSB and Fr. James OSB officiating Interment will be at the Assumption Abby. Condolences for the family may be left at www.kirkwoodfuneralhome.com

    Lester Martin Metz was born in Dickinson ND on October 11, 1935 the first-born son to Anton and Celestina (Wolfe) Metz. Lester married Marilyn Emond on June 7, 1971 in Chinook, MT.

    Survivors include his wife Marilyn Metz, Daughter Denise Metz (Dave Dworshak) of Dickinson ND, son Paul Metz (Christy) of Beulah ND. Beloved Granddaughters Daevan Dworshak, Michaeyla Dworshak, Kourtnee Metz and beloved grandson Dusty Metz; Brothers and Sisters: Sally Berger, Vernon (Joan) Metz, Virginia (Daniel) Knaup, Richard (LaRae) Metz, Tony (Marge) Metz, Joe (Patti) Metz, Silvia (Melvin) Schoch.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother and sister-in-law Willard (Dorothy) Metz and one brother-in-law Kenneth Berger.

Guest Book


From: Angela Hunkler

Lester was one of the kindest men I have ever met; at a time when I was making a huge life change he gave me emotional support. May the family know that his work is completed at one level and will continue on with his supreme example of honesty and goodness!


From: Gerald Schiwal

I still remember when I was 8. Him and his wife lived in a tiny house next door to us in Dickinson. They crammed 6 foster kids in with them who would come over and play with us almost every day.





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