The Desert Sun Newspaper, Feb. 2001 Palm Springs, Riverside County, California
Lester Brunson February 2001 Lester Lee Brunson, 93, a 60-year resident of Indio, died Feb. 25, 2001, in St. George, Utah. He was born June 11, 1907, in Riceville, Iowa. He married Myrtle Dorothy Lynville on April 30, 1928, in Los Angeles.He owned and operated the Travelers Barber Shop on Fargo Street in Indio for many years and belonged to the Masonic Lodge of Artesia.He is survived by two daughters, Beverly Slawson of La Quinta and Dorothy Burke of Utah; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle, and one daughter. Services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at FitzHenry Funeral Homes Chapel in Indio. Interment will be in Coachella Valley Cemetery with FitzHenry Funeral Homes, Indio in charge of arrangements.