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Esther M. Borths
Esther M. Borths, age 95, of Peshtigo, passed away March 19, 2015 at Rennes Health Center West. Born September 24, 1919, daughter of the late Herman and Amelia (Berth) Leuman, she married Elmer Borths June 3, 1944 at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Grover. Elmer preceded her in death April 8, 1980. Esther was a member of Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Marinette. She is survived by, her two children, Jerry (Mary Ann) Borths of Menominee and Janet (Pat) Bouche of Oconto Falls; 6 grandchildren; Jackie Magnin, Mike (Beth) Bouche, Debbie (Rodney) Woods, Kris (Mike) Betters, Kim (Chum) Pairon, and Kerri (Howie) Herrild; 14 great-grandchildren and a sister, Hazel Leuman. Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a sister, Mabel Steer and 3 brothers, Arnold, Arthur and Henry.
Visitation will be held Sunday, March 22, at Trinity Lutheran Church (1501 Thomas St. Marinette) from 12:30 pm until time of services at 3:00 pm. Pastor Jon E. Tesch and Pastor Fredrick Mueller will be officiating and burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery in Marinette. Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Claryce M. Finger
Claryce M. Finger passed away peacefully January 16, 2015. She was born
May 5, 1908 to George and Frances Borchert. On July 25, 1931, Claryce married Lawrence C. Finger. He preceded her in death February 25, 1992. She was able to live in her own home and enjoyed working in her yard and garden until age 100. Claryce volunteered at Luther Home in Marinette and later at Rennes West for over 50 years- also until age 100. She enjoyed going to “The Woodtick” cabin, watching for deer and bear. After retirement, Claryce and Lawrence travelled throughout the country on sight-seeing and hunting and fishing trips. In later years they spent winters in Fulton, TX. She was an active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, serving on various committees. Her faith was important to her. She was a great cook and loved having company where she could serve a wonderful meal with decorated tables and house for all occasions. She was a loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother. Survivors include, her daughter, Faye Hinnrichs of Plano, TX.; Grandchildren are Kathy (David) Hannon, Greg (Kim) Hinnrichs, David Hinnrichs; and Cindy (Steve) Parnell; Great-grandchildren include, Zachary Hannon; Brandyn and Colton Hinnrichs and Eric, Kyle and April Parnell. Further survived by her son, James (Pat) Finger and grandchildren, Jodi Finger, Beth (Steven) Betts and Mary Kriofsky; Great-grandchildren are Marissa and Aaron Meyer; Bradley, Bryon and Tristan Betts; and David and Brooke Kriofsky.
Also survived by, brother, Wesley (Violet) Borchert of Oconto and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert, Querine, Jesse and Freeman; sisters, Ruth Nowak, Charlotte (Cota) Nelson and Grace Heuss.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peshtigo from 9:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM. Pastor David Murphy will be officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Peshtigo, WI. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.