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Esther Stevens

Tuesday, October 1, 2002

Esther L. Stevens, 95, of Spencer, formerly of Marathon passed away on September 26, 2002, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 28, at the Sliefert Funeral Chapel in Marathon. Burial was in the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon.

Esther Lind was born on October 16, 1906, in Marathon to John and Albertina (Johnson) Lind. Esther graduated from Marathon High School in 1925. She then attended both business and beauty school in California. It was in California where Esther would meet Russell Stevens and they were married on September 2, 1948. The couple made their home in California before retiring to Marathon and Mesa, Arizona. Esther finally settled in Spencer in 1994, where she remained until her passing.

Esther was a lifelong Methodist, and attended many different Methodist churches during her life and travels. She was an avid reader, and also enjoyed music. But most of all she loved to travel and had been to many locations including internationally.

Esther is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Russell, three sisters, two brothers, five half-sisters and two half-brothers.

Memorials may be made to the discretion of the family.