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Esther Ida Busch Dempsey
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1919
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 2002
Johnson County
Kansas, USA

Esther Ida Dempsey, 82, of Merriam, KS, died Friday, July 29, 2002, at her home. Funeral services will be 10 am Tuesday, July 23, at Hope Lutheran Church, 6308 Quivira Rd., Shawnee, KS. Burial in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens. Friends may call 6-8 pm. Monday, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. The family suggests memorials to Hope Lutheran Church.

Esther was born October 22, 1919 in Kansas City, KS. She was a homemaker and a member of Hope Lutheran Church. Esther's entire life was devoted to Jesus, her Savior and to her family. The oldest of five children, she had to go to work early in life to help provide for her brothers and sisters. She met Steve at age 18, fell in love and married. She was a devoted wife to Steve and mother to her five children praying for them every day. She sacrificed her wants to them and sometimes her needs. Her life was a Godly example to all of us. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen A. Dempsey and a granddaughter, Suzanne Beal. She is survived by two daughters, Elaine Stroker and Virginia Beal, both of Shawnee, KS; three sons, Gene Dempsey, Hudson, FL, Tom Dempsey, Raymore, MO, Steve Dempsey, Kansas City, KS; 17 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren. (Arr: Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS (913) 438-6444 
Family links: 
  John Frat Busch (1878 - 1950)
  Edna Ida Nisius Busch (1893 - 1957)
  Stephen A. Dempsey (1911 - 1985)*
  Esther Ida Busch Dempsey (1919 - 2002)
  Oscar F Busch (1921 - 1994)*
  Emma Ruth Busch Bogard (1923 - 1980)*
  Wanda E Busch Kobe (1926 - 2001)*
  Eric J Busch (1930 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: southeast corner of Garden of Gethsemane
Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section Gethsemane N, Row 28
Maintained by: Phil Bo
Originally Created by: mbm1311
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47301385
Esther Ida <i>Busch</i> Dempsey
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Esther Ida <i>Busch</i> Dempsey
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You are sorely missed Grandma.
- Phil Bo
 Added: Jul. 5, 2015

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