a tribute to Hermann S. Alstede
Hermann S. Alstede, father of Kurt W. Alstede, was born on May 4, 1940. Hermann, known as “Zeke” to his friends, acquired his love of working with his hands on machines and automobiles at an early age from working at his family’s service station business. He was a central figure at Alstede Farms keeping tractors and other farm machinery in good working condition.
Zeke loved life, loved living in Chester, loved his family, loved working hard, loved giving, loved the American dream, was a man of character and integrity, and valued friendship and fraternity. He will be missed by all.