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Ester Marie Heideke Sterne
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1919
Death: Mar. 7, 2007

Esther Marie Heideke Sterne, 87, of Houston, died Wednesday, March 7, 2007, at a Houston hospital. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at San Geronimo Cemetery in Seguin, Texas with Dr. Joel Boesche officiating. Visitation will precede the service at 10 a.m. at Goetz Funeral Home in Seguin. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. on her birthday, Friday, March 16, at the chapel of her residence, Parkway Place, 1321 Park Bayou Dr., Houston, Texas. Mrs. Sterne was born March 16, 1919, in Seguin to Fritz and Mary Boecker Heideke. She grew up in Seguin and attended beauty school in San Antonio, Texas, where she met a young soldier, Louis Sterne. They married June 24, 1942. He served in the Pacific during World War II. Esther stayed in Seguin while he was away and operated Esther's Beauty Shop. After the war, they moved to numerous Air Force assignments before settling in Waco. She was a homemaker, school and church volunteer and long-time member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Waco. Following the death of her husband in 2003, she made her home in Beaumont, Texas, and in Houston. Esther loved her Lord Jesus, her family and her many friends. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Edwin Heideke; and one sister, Elsie Reimer. Survivors include one son, Louis Sterne Jr. and his wife, Kathy of Katy; grandsons, David Sterne and wife, Roxanne of Spring, and Jonathan Sterne and wife, Natalie of Pearland; great-granddaughters, Madeline, Emma and Sydney Sterne; nephew, Daniel Heideke of Seguin; and niece, Barbara Batey of Seguin. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1302 Hogan Lane, Waco, TX 76705. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at March 16, 1919 -March 7, 2007 Sign the Guest Book at
San Geronimo Cemetery
Guadalupe County
Texas, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Mar 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18311690
Ester Marie <i>Heideke</i> Sterne
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