Esther Strehle

January 22, 2013

Esther Strehle, 89

Esther Ruth Strehle, 89, of Portsmouth, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Hill View Health Care. She was born Sept. 22, 1923, in Powellsville, a daughter of the late George and Laura Catherine Pilch Strehle.

Esther was a member of First Lutheran Church and was a 1941 graduate of Green High School. She was a lovely lady who was a gifted seamstress and cook.

Esther is survived by two sisters-in-law, Ann Strehle and Beulah Strehle, both of Portsmouth; and several cousins.

Also preceding her in death were five brothers, Walter, Edwin, Paul, John and Richard Strehle; and two sisters, Anna Kathryn Webb and Mary Elizabeth Turner.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Cemetery with Rev. Richard North officiating. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Hill View Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of the RALPH F. SCOTT FUNERAL HOME in Portsmouth.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hill View Activity Fund, 1610-28th St., Portsmouth, Ohio 45662.

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