Thursday, February 15th, 2007
Esther M. Jutte, 83, 2800 Siegrist-Jutte Road, Fort Recovery, died at 12:35 a.m. Feb. 14, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
She was born July 27, 1923, in Carthagena, to William and Elizabeth Hess Franzer. On Oct. 28, 1950, she married Werner Jutte, who died April 10, 2003.
Survivors are two sons, Dale (Diane), Coldwater, and Fred (Ruth), Fort Recovery; three daughters, Elaine (Dean) Winner, North Star, Barbara (James) Wilker, New Bremen, and Marilyn Kahlig, Coldwater; two sisters, Mildred Wente, Minster, and Norma Knapke, Cranberry; a son-in-law, Ken Bruggeman, Fort Recovery; three sisters-in-law, Marian Franzer, Maria Stein, Nell Franzer, Coldwater, and Lorene Voskuhl, St. Henry; 19 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and six stepgrandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Joyce Bruggeman; four brothers, Leander, Roman, Carl and Bernard Franzer; a sister, Mary Guggenbiller; and a son-in-law, Frank Kahlig.
She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and its Christian Mother's Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-9:45 a.m. Saturday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice or The Cancer Association of Mercer County.