|Birth: ||May 11, 1917|
|Death: ||Aug. 18, 2004|
Esther A. Ehlers, 87, formerly of Benson, died at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 18, 2004) at the Apostolic Christian Home, Roanoke, where she was a resident.
She was born May 11, 1917, in rural Roanoke to Dick and Gertrude Johnson Redenius. She married W.H. "Bill" Ehlers on Oct. 12, 1940, in Benson. He died Dec. 6, 2000, in Normal.
She was preceded in death by her parents; twin infant sons, Stephen and Stanley; and one sister, Martha Manninga.
Esther was a housekeeper at the Apostolic Christian Home, Roanoke, working 25 years before she retired. She and her husband volunteered for many years at the Eureka Community Hospital.
Esther was a member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church, Benson, where she had taught Sunday School in the past and was also a member of the Ladies Aid.
Dirk Wilke Flohr Redenius (1883 - 1964)
Gertje Elsa Johnson Redenius (1886 - 1979)
W. Heinrich Ehlers (1913 - 2000)*
Martha Wilmka Redenius Manninga (1910 - 1965)*
Esther A. Redenius Ehlers (1917 - 2004)
Saint Peter Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Jul 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14910302
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