Esther DiedeEsther Diede, 92, Jamestown, died Monday, June 28, 2010, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Esther Deutscher was born Dec. 9, 1917, at Streeter, N.D., the daughter of Jacob Deutscher and Elizabeth (Link) Deutscher.
Esther Diede, 92, Jamestown, died Monday, June 28, 2010, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.
Esther Deutscher was born Dec. 9, 1917, at Streeter, N.D., the daughter of Jacob Deutscher and Elizabeth (Link) Deutscher. She grew up and attended school near Streeter. She helped on the family farm. She married Arnold Diede on Dec. 12, 1940, at Jamestown. They lived on a farm five miles northwest of Gackle, N.D., until they retired in 1976 and moved to Jamestown. He died Nov. 12, 1996. In May 2010, she entered Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center. She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Gackle and Jamestown, and the Dorcas Society. She enjoyed gardening, baking, making quilts and crocheting afghans.
She is survived by a son, Ernie, Jamestown; a daughter, Darlene (Maynerd) Dockter, Medina, N.D.; a sister, Larraine Schroeder, Lincoln, Neb.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter and son-in-law, LaVerne and Merle Branstad; her parents; three sisters, Frieda Schnabel, Lena Martin-Bender and Bertha Aipperspach; and two brothers, Herbert and an infant.
Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Seventh-day Adventist Church, Jamestown, with Pastor Bob Forbes officiating. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Haut Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Arrangements by Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.
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