Esther KundertEsther Kundert, 74, West Fargo, N.D., formerly of Sykeston, N.D., died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010, at Sheyenne Crossing Care Center, West Fargo. Esther Bierdeman was born Feb. 12, 1936, in rural Sykeston, the daughter of Herbert and Ella (Ziegeldorf) Bierdeman.
Esther Kundert, 74, West Fargo, N.D., formerly of Sykeston, N.D., died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010, at Sheyenne Crossing Care Center, West Fargo.
Esther Bierdeman was born Feb. 12, 1936, in rural Sykeston, the daughter of Herbert and Ella (Ziegeldorf) Bierdeman. She graduated from Sykeston High School and attended Interstate Business College, Fargo, N.D. She worked for the U.S. Government for more than 25 years. From 1955 to 1968 she was secretary to the chief underwriter with the Federal Housing Authority, from 1968 to 1982 she was a volunteer teacher’s aide and office support at Washington Elementary and from 1982 to 1985 she worked for the Internal Revenue Service as an examination clerk and then an appeals officer assistant from 1985 to 1997. From 2005 to 2009 she worked part time as a barista at Red River Coffee. She married Delph Kundert on Sept. 30, 1956, in Sykeston. She enjoyed traveling and spending time at the cabin on Lake Lizzie.
She is survived by a son, Wayne (Michelle Tweten), Fargo; her mother, Moorhead, Minn.; four brothers, Gerald (Dila) and Don (Peggy), both Fargo; Jim (Loretta), Mandan, N.D., and Al (Johnne), Perham, Minn.; and a sister-in-law, Chiko Bierdeman, San Jose, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, LaVerne.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fargo.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Thursday, Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and one hour before the service at the church.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.
Online guestbook: www.boulgerfuneralhome.com
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