Esther Lienerth

Birth: February 27th, 1926
Death: December 4th, 2018
Age: 92 years

Lienerth, Esther B.

Bridgeport, MI


Went to be with her Lord Tuesday, December 4, 2018 with family by her side; age 92 years. Esther was born on February 27, 1926 in Frankenmuth, MI to the late Bernhard and Martha Leidel. She was married to John Lienerth on July 9, 1949; He predeceased her February 12, 2005. Along with working on the farm, Esther worked at Weber’s IGA in Bridgeport, MI and drove the Faith Lutheran School bus. Esther was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Bridgeport, MI and an Auxiliary member of Blumfield Legion Post 229. She enjoyed weaving rugs, bowling, and reading.  


Surviving are: daughter, Levonne (John) Hilken of Monroe, MI; son, Les Lienerth of Eau Claire, WI; 3 grandchildren, Mychal Hilken, Katherine Hilken, and Christyne Hilken; and great-grandchildren, Khloe, Niko, Kamden Hilken, and Nina Curry.


Esther was preceded in death by brother, Victor Leidel, 2 sisters, Edna Weiss and Marion Zehnder.


Funeral services will take place on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth. Rev. Lee Cullen will officiate. Private burial to take place in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Saginaw, MI. Esther’s family will receive visitors on Friday at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Holy Ghost Lutheran Church in Monroe, MI or Faith Lutheran Church in Bridgeport, MI.

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