Jacob T. Oster, 28, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Boulder. He was born Dec. 28, 1983, to Thomas and Carol Oster in Wichita, Kan.
Jake was a lifelong Wichita resident until he moved to Boulder in 2010. He was a free spirit who loved the outdoors and nature. Jake enjoyed hiking, snowboarding and skateboarding and had a deep appreciation for art and music. He touched many people through his warm and caring personality.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Julius F. Waller, Jake Oster and Ann Oster; and uncles, Timothy Waller and Robert Oster. Jake is survived by his parents; sister, Leslie (Michael) Augustine; brother, Brian Oster; grandmother, Frances Waller; niece, Madison Augustine; extraordinary girlfriend and ski companion, Kiersten Brown; extended family and many friends. Memorial services are 2 p.m., Friday at Lakeview Funeral Home, 12100 E. 13th St. N., Wichita, KS 67206. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Eagles Nest Wilderness, P.O. Box 4504, Frisco, CO 80443-4504. Jake will be missed by the many people that he touched in his short life.