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Hester E. Munther

Published: Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT
Hester E. Munther

MORRISON – Hester E. Munther, 76, of 610 W. Lincolnway, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Morrison. She was employed for 30 years as office manager for Ross V. Bogott Co., and most recently worked at Fitzgerald Drug Store, both in Morrison.

Hester was born Sept. 28, 1936, in Moline, the daughter of Merrill W. and Maude (Morgan) Haley. She married Robert F. Munther on March 1, 1958, in Iowa City, Iowa. He died Dec. 27, 1993. Hester was an active member of Morrison United Methodist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Rebecca L. (Louis) Albrecht of Morrison; two sons, Michael R. (Paula) Munther of Morrison and Frank M. Munther of Erie; two stepdaughters, Cheryl (Brad) Park and Debbie Munther, both of Bloomington; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Jon Munther; and one brother, Roger Haley. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Morrison. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Morrison United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dan Schenck, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison.

Memorials have been established to Vitas Hospice, Odell Public Library in Morrison, and Morrison United Methodist Church.

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