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District names gym for custodian

June 06, 2011
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LASALLE, IL — Lincoln School held a day of appreciation last week for long-time custodian Edward Nestler, according to the News Tribune.

Nestler, or "Red," who will retire from his position as custodian on June 30, was treated to a lunch in his honor last week before being presented with a surprise, the article stated.

According to the article, after receiving a petition from students and staff, the school board voted to name the school gymnasium in his honor.

"He did everything," said Principal Kim Lisanby-Barber.

"If he thinks the weather''s bad, he''ll come over here and check to make sure everything''s all right with the school. He goes above and beyond the call of duty," Lisanby-Barber added.

Though his name will remain on the school''s gymnasium wall, Nestler plans to spend his new free time with his family, the article noted.

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