Esther Marie (Friesen) Wall

Esther Marie Rempel (Friesen) Wall went to her heavenly home on Wednesday November 29, 2017. Esther was born October 4, 1927 to George T. and Olga (Regier) Rempel at Henderson Nebraska.

She attended country school at District 80 in York County. She and her sister Elizabeth sang at some weddings and different gatherings with their mother Olga playing the piano for them. She also worked as a maid on various farms.

Upon confession of her faith Esther was baptized and joined the Bethesda Mennonite Church. On May 30, 1947 she married Milton Friesen. The marriage was cut short on May 30, 1949 when he was pinned under their car as he was working on it. He was the son of Thomas H. Friesen. They were married exactly 2 years. She then moved back with her parents, and when the Henderson Hospital was built in 1950 she was asked to help work for Dr. Hamilton helping with many tasks.

On January 24, 1951 Esther was united in marriage to Pete L. Wall at the Bethesda church in Henderson and started helping Pete on the farm while working with various doctors for some time. Esther transferred her church membership to the Mennonite Brethren church after marrying Pete.

Esther is survived by a daughter Shirley (Dennis) Kliewer, of Bradshaw, sons Clyde (Deb) Wall of Lincoln and Keith (Linda) Wall of Newton New Jersey. She has 4 grandchildren Tamara (Ryan) Wiens, of rural Hampton, Tim (Jerilyn) Kliewer of Omaha, Kyle Wall of Maryland, and Katelyn (Jorge) Hernandez of Katy Texas. Esther has 2 great grandchildren Mason and Mia Wiens of Hampton Nebraska.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husbands Milton Friesen and Pete Wall, brother John Rempel, sister Elizabeth Friesen, brothers in law Levi H. Friesen, Ben L. Wall, sisters in law Lorene Rempel, Delores Rempel, Arlene Rempel and Alma Wall.

Esther's life was very full as she loved helping people and her family.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM, Monday, December 4, 2017 at the Mennonite Brethren Church in Henderson with the Reverend Luke Haidle officiating. Interment at the MB Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Henderson Children’s Home, or to the Mennonite Brethren Church.

Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.