MEADE – Esther M. Rees, 85, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center in Meade.
She was born April 19, 1924, to Emil and Ela (Cordes) Eckhoff in rural Meade County.
She married Donald L. Rees May 18, 1958 St. John Lutheran Church in Meade. He survives.
As a young girl she attended the Meade school system, graduating from Meade High School.
A lifetime resident of Meade, she was a store clerk, having worked for Barnes Cleaners and the Five and Dime store.
She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Meade.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Other survivors include, one daughter, Darla Sue Stegman and husband, Alva, Guymon, Okla..; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Kelly Don Rees; and one brother, Leo Eckhoff.
o Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, at St. John Lutheran Church in Meade with the Rev. Lynn E. Spencer presiding.
Interment will be at the Graceland Cemetery in Meade.
Friends may call from noon to 7 p.m. Monday and 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary in Meade.
Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com.