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 Esther Blanche <I>Bridgeland</I> Badertscher

Esther Blanche Bridgeland Badertscher

New York, USA
Death 30 Sep 1995 (aged 93)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot East Masonic_185_4
Memorial ID 159121 · View Source
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The Salt Lake Tribune
October 2, 1995
page B3

Esther Blanche Badertscher passed away peacefully at her home in Salt Lake City on September 30, 1995, 27 days before her 94th birthday.

Esther was born to Louis Albert and Blanche Barnes Bridgeland on October 27, 1901, in Genoseo, New York. She graduated from East High School and from the University of Utah, Magna Cum Laude, in 1923.

She married Raymond D. Badertscher, June 16, 1924. Raymond died December 5, 1981.

She was an active member and past president of P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter H. She also served on the board of the YWCA and was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church.

Esther was very devoted to her family. She loved her gracious home, which was open to everyone, and she loved the beauties of nature. Until recently, she maintained correspondence with friends throughout the country.

She is survived by a son, John W. Badertscher (Kaye) of Minneapolis, Minn.; daughter, Virginia Thompson (Del) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and daughter-in-law, Virginia Randle Badertscher of Eureka, Utah. She also leaves behind six loving grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, at Evans & Early Mortuary, 574 East 100 South, where friends may call Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to P.E.O., Special Projects, or the Intermountain Unit of Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children. Funeral directors, Evans & Early.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 159121
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Esther Blanche Bridgeland Badertscher (27 Oct 1901–30 Sep 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 159121, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .