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 Esther Ida <I>Busch</I> Dempsey

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Esther Ida Busch Dempsey

  • Birth 22 Oct 1919 Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 19 Jul 2002 Merriam, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Shawnee, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Section Gethsemane N, Row 28
  • Memorial ID 47301385

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

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Gravesite Details southeast corner of Garden of Gethsemane





  • Maintained by: Phil Bo
  • Originally Created by: mbm1311
  • Added: 29 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47301385
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Esther Ida Busch Dempsey (22 Oct 1919–19 Jul 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47301385, citing Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens, Shawnee, Johnson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Phil Bo (contributor 47247137) .