Esther E. Smidt
August 10, 1905 - November 6, 2010
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Lincoln Memorial Park
Lincoln, NE
Monday 11/8
Robert Smidt residence
Appleton, WI
Sunday 11/14, 3:00 pm
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map

SMIDT, ESTHER Esther enjoyed all of her 105 years. She was born August 10, 1905, in Columbus, Nebraska, to Louis Sr. and Laura (Burns) Zinnecker. Her family moved to David City, Nebraska several years later when her father purchased the Perkins Hotel, where she lived through her high school years. Esther earned a B. Fine…

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Judith & Joseph Jarfas left a message on December 9, 2010:
Two of her ggchildren are also grand children of ours (Avery & Esther). Never met Esther but heard lots about her. We received rather late notification of her passing, but still send our condolences to her extended family. Judith and Joseph Jarfas
Mary DeGroot left a message on November 14, 2010:
I wanted to let you know how much your mom meant to us. It truly was a pleasure to take care of her. Her smile always made my day. I really wanted to make it to your house this sunday but my family is doing our Thanksgiving dinner today because everyone hunts over the holiday. I will miss her very much and will never forget her. I am so sorry for your loss. Mary DeGroot
Donita Gross left a message on November 12, 2010:
Dear Bob and Joyce.....just a brief note to tell you how sad I was to read about Esther's passing. Her obituary is a tribute to her life and how she lived it. In different ways, she touched so many lives. I still have one of her cards that she made and I treasure it very much. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Fondly, Donita
Donita Gross left a message on November 12, 2010:
Dear Bob and Joyce.....just a brief note to tell you how sad I was to read about Esther's passing. Her obituary is a tribute to her life and how she lived it. In different ways, she touched so many lives. I still have one of her cards that she made and I treasure it very much. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Fondly, Donita
Eric Richter & Susan Beaver left a message on November 9, 2010:
Thank you for sharing your Moms wonderful accomplishments. She must have been an amazing teacher. Know that you are in our thoughts. Eric & Susan
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Helen Reynolds left a message on November 9, 2010:
Our aympathy to Esther's family. She was a great lady and an inspitation to many of us who knew her at the church in Tucson. We treasure the memories we have of Esther and also Fred. Sincerely, Helen and Michael Reynolds
D.R. Miller left a message on November 9, 2010:
My sympathy is extended to the family at this time: Isaiah 25:8; John 11:25; Revelations 21:4,5.
Tom Kappler left a message on November 8, 2010:
I was notified by Broadway Proper about Esther's passing. I worked at Broadway Proper from 1989 to 2003. I finished my time at the community as the General Manager. I can't tell you how much I enjoyed the opportunity to get to know Esther. She was such a sweet lady. Her smile could bring peace to your heart on the craziest of days. She always had a pleasant greeting for everyone. Even when she had a concern she presented it in her gentle way but you knew you needed to pay attention. And yes, she loved to read. Sending prayers for your peace and for God allowing me to share some time with Esther.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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