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Esther R. Weber

July 19, 1923 February 22, 2016
Esther R. Weber
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Obituary for Esther R. Weber

ESTHER EMMA RUTH WEBER was born to William and Sophia (Schoon) Kitchenmaster on July 19, 1923 on the family farm west of Steen, Minnesota. She received her baptism on August 12, 1923 at Trinity Lutheran Church near Steen. She grew up first on the farm and then in Steen and Luverne, Minnesota. Esther attended school in Hills, Minnesota and Luverne and received her education through the tenth grade. She was confirmed in her Lutheran faith on July 11, 1937 at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. On November 28, 1948, Esther was united in marriage to William Weber at St. John Lutheran Church. The couple made their home on the Weber farm in Clinton Township, Rock County, Minnesota until September 1982, when they moved into Luverne. Along with being a homemaker and farmwife, during her life Esther worked at Goeman’s Grocery in Steen, Goehle restaurant in Steen, the Luverne Bakery. She also raised and sold dressed poultry for many years. Later in life, she worked for Rock County Human Services doing light housework and would stay with seniors in their own homes when needed. William preceded her in death on November 6, 2003. In January 2013, Esther became a resident at the Good Samaritan Society – Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne where on Monday, February 22, 2016 she died peacefully at the age of 92 years, seven months and three days.

Esther was a member of St. John Lutheran Church where she belonged to Circle and had taught Sunday School for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, playing cards for fun, and flower and vegetable gardening. She especially enjoyed baking for her grandchildren.

She is lovingly remembered by her son, William (Barbara) Weber of Luverne; daughter-in-law, Shirley Weber of Luverne; six grandchildren, Beverly Weber (Gonzalo Serrano), Rebecca Weber (Clint Eichstadt), Lynette (Richard) Preiner, Christina (Christopher) Snow, Brian (Sara) Weber, and Will (Beth) Weber; four great-grandchildren, Isla Snow, Nolan Weber, William “Liam” Weber, and Emersen Snow; sister-in-law, Mary Kitchenmaster of Luverne; nieces, nephews and other family. She was preceded in death by her husband, William; son, Charles Weber; infant grandchild; parents, William and Sophia Kitchenmaster; five siblings, Clara Hildebrandt, Eli Kitchenmaster, William Kitchenmaster, infant sister, and Wesley Kitchenmaster.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

26

Feb

4:00 PM 2/26/2016 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/26/2016 7:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel

207 Elm St.
Luverne, MN 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel
207 Elm St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

27

Feb

1:30 PM 2/27/2016 1:30:00 PM
St. John Lutheran Church - Luverne

803 N. Cedar St.
Luverne, MN 56156

St. John Lutheran Church - Luverne
803 N. Cedar St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Trinity Lutheran Cemetery - Steen Final Resting Place

2150 110th Ave Steen, MN, 56173

2150 110th Ave Steen, MN, 56173
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