Notes for Chester Oden: Born in Topeka, Kansas, September 24,1911, Chet Oden moved to St. Paul with his family in 1920. He graduated from Marshall High School and was a veteran of World War II, serving overseas with his troop in the New Hebrides Islands. He was quite an avid sportsman and spent much of his spare time hunting and fishing.
Chester, Sr., was 55 at the time of his drowning. He was prominent St. Paul restaurateur, proprietor of Road Buddy's Cafe, 799 University Avenue, and Road Buddy's No. 2, St. Louis Park.
He was Captain of the Special Service unity of 25 volunteer Sheriffs of Ramsey County which he helped to organize about eight years before his death.
More About Chester Oden: Burial: November 01, 1966, St. Paul, Minnesota.
More About Chester Oden and Juanita Guess: Marriage: April 1928, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Children of Chester Oden and Juanita Guess are:
+Chester Oden, Jr., b. January 11, 1929, St. Paul, Minnesota, d. 1993, Kearney, Nebraska.