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Obituaries

May 6, 2014

Marvel Delilah Esser

— Marvel Delilah Esser, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, age 90, of Easton, MN, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014. As she wished, she passed away at home, surrounded by her family.  She had been a breast cancer survivor, and she suffered from kidney failure, of which she never complained. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 9, 2014 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Easton at 10:30am. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 8 from 4 - 7pm at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN, with a prayer service at 7:00pm.  Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Father Thomas Niehaus will officiate and interment will be in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery.   Please see www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.  Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN is in charge of arrangements.  Memorials are preferred to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Handicap Accessibility Fund, or Faribault County Hospice.

  Happily married to her high school sweetheart of 69 years, Duane of Easton; children: Dawn Doyle of Easton, Diane (Earl) McCarrick of Rochester, Dennis (Sue) Esser of Blue Earth, Douglas (Ardie) of Minnesota Lake, Dick (Dorothy) of Kilkenny, MN, Dirk (Lisa) of Blue Earth, Dorothy (Douglas) Wach of Wells, Dorene (Gerry) Woodruff of Denver, CO, David of Winnebago, and Dorelle (Dave) Rosenberg of Bloomington, MN; 19 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; 3 sisters, and several nieces and nephews.

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