Esther A. Ober, 83, mother of three, attended Mt. Hope Mennonite, enjoyed word searches

By on October 11, 2017

Esther A. Ober, 83, of Manheim, died peacefully on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Mount Hope Nazarene Retirement Community, Manheim.

She was the wife of the late Mahlon E. Ober who died in 1991. Born in Palmyra she was the daughter of the late Amos and Grace (Boeshore) Wagner.

Esther attended the Mount Hope Mennonite Church, Mastersonville, and was active with the church sewing circle. She also enjoyed going to bingo, word search puzzles, and reading.

Surviving is a daughter: Judy A., wife of Donald L. Garloff, Lititz; two sons: Carl E. and Roger L., both of Manheim; a grandson: Darren L. Garloff; a sister: Erla Kettering, Arlington Va.; and a brother: Paul Wagner, Charlotte N.C.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Eva Edwards and Edna Rauch.

Services were held Oct. 10 at Buch Funeral Home, Manheim. Interment was in Mount Hope Mennonite Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Esther’s memory should be sent to Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim PA 17545, to help defray expenses.

To send the family online condolences, visit The Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, was in charge of the arrangements.

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