Esther Theisen, 99

Esther A. Theisen died Jan. 30, 2007, at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Feb. 2 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids with Rev. Ronald Weyrens officiating. Burial was in the Calvary Cemetery in St. Cloud Feb. 3.

Esther was born Dec. 6, 1907, in Waite Park to Henry and Mary (Steege) Bahe. She married Lambert Orth in June 1930 and he died Jan. 30, 1937. Esther then married Henry Theisen Nov. 8, 1938 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in St. Cloud. She lived most of her life in the Waite Park/St. Cloud area, and was a homemaker and worked in food service around the St. Cloud area. Esther was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and St. Cloud VFW Post 428 Auxiliary.

Esther is survived by her daughter and sons, Elizabeth Wedin of Sauk Rapids, Richard of Woodbury, Robert (Andrea) of Uvalde, Texas, and Tom (Susan) of St. Cloud; 18 grandchildren; 23 great- grandchildren; and four great- great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lambert; brothers Otto, Arthur, Walter, John, Albert and Ervin Bahe; sister Clara Rachow; two infant siblings; and granddaughter Kathy July 13, 2003.

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