|Birth: ||Jun. 9, 1901|
|Death: ||Apr. 1, 1997|
Esther A. Shreve
Esther Amelia Shreve, 95, of Sioux City died Tuesday, April 1, 1997 at a local nursing home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church, with the Re. Sheryl Ashley officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation, with the family present, will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Christ Smith and Hockenburry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Shreve was born June 9, 1901 near DeSoto, Neb., the daughter of Jens and Christina (Hansen) Christiansen. She married Neal C. Shreve on Feb. 6, 1922, in Pender, Neb. He died Nov. 1, 1982.
She had worked with her husband in their business. Neal Shreve and Sons Farm Machinery of Sioux City. At the age of 90, she wrote a book of her life.
She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and Mary Circle. She enjoyed gardening and writing.
Survivors include three sons, Neal H. of Sioux City, Mark of Hartley, Iowa and Sterling of Ames, Iowa; two daughters, Pauline Harter of Modesto, Calif. and Betty Ann Williams of Gresham, Ore.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Grace United Methodist Church.
Jens Christiansen (1868 - 1953)
Christine Boletta Hansen Christiansen (1879 - 1942)
Neal Columbus Shreve (1900 - 1982)
Pauline Rose Shreve Harter (1922 - 2009)*
Neal Harold Bebe Shreve (1924 - 1998)*
Mark LeRoy Shreve (1929 - 2009)*
Esther Amelia Christiansen Shreve (1901 - 1997)
Hans Peter Christiansen (1903 - 1977)*
Mary Viola Christiansen Kunzie (1907 - 1976)*
Harold Jens Christiansen (1909 - 1968)*
Oscar Harvey Christiansen (1911 - 1979)*
Rose Margaret Christiansen Wingett (1915 - 1986)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Connie Schwindt Rumold
Record added: Nov 25, 2012
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