GWINN, MI. - Esther Marguerite Anderson, age 85 longtime Gwinn resident passed away Saturday, January 25, 2014 at the Mather Nursing Center where she been a resident since 2009.
Esther was born July 3, 1928 in Gwinn to John O. & Christine M. Anderson. She graduated in 1946 from Gwinn High School.
Esther enjoyed reading, loved her canine pals that she had throughout her life and had an interest in the British Royalty and the Kennedy family.
Esther is survived by nieces: Kathy Anderson of Willingboro, NJ, Barbara (Dean) Anderson of Ogden, UT and Ruth Ann (Bill) Smoody of Palatine, IL and one nephew George (Dee) Kirby of Potomac Falls, VA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: John "Ben", Donald, and Sheldon Anderson: sisters Helen Anderson and Betty Kirby.
Esther's family will greet relatives and friends from 10:00-11:00am on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home in Ishpeming where funeral services will be held at 11:00am with Lisa White and Mary Olsen to officiate. Interment will take place at the Gwinn Cemetery in the spring.
Esther's obituary may be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie .com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.