WEISETH – ESTHER LILLIAN

Posted: July 4th, 2017

WEISETH – Esther Lillian (1921 – 2017), beloved wife of Julian Weiseth passed away peacefully in Swift Current, Saskatchewan on Thursday, June 29, at the age of 95.  A memorial celebration service for family and friends will be held at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Swift Current, Saskatchewan on Friday, July 7, at 2:00 p.m.  There will be a private family burial on a later date.  Besides her loving husband of 68 years, she is survived by her daughter Joy (Dennis)Stewart of Calgary, Alberta and sons Lanny (Patricia and their three children Hannah, Noah, and Leah), and Brad.  Esther is also survived by her son David (Irene) Weiseth of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan and sons Mark, Eric(Jireh), Darren(Jordan), and Blake (Meagan and their daughter Molly), along with numerous nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her parents Jacob and Ellen Lindland, son Dale Weiseth, brother George Lindland, and sisters Gudrun Merkel and Ruth Svenson.  Esther was born in Jenner, Alberta in 1921.  She took her schooling in her home town of Jenner.  After high school, Esther attended business college in Calgary.  She first worked in Calgary and then in Banff.  On the weekends, Esther went to Calgary and attended church there.  She met Julian as they sang together in the choir.  She quickly became his sweetheart and they were married on April 9, 1949.  Esther’s first love was her Lord and Savior.  She was a wonderful support to her husband in every way imaginable and a great mom, grandma, great-grandma, and friend.  Hospitality was her number one gift as well as sewing, gardening, poetry writing, curling, and many others.  Esther always had time for people.  She was involved in her ladies’ church groups, faithfully bringing not only what she needed to, but extra food to events that they served at.  After leaving the farm, Esther and Julian moved into their home in Swift Current and then in 2014 made Cypress House their new home.  We will all miss you dearly, mom, but rejoice with you now as you are with Jesus.  We love you!  If friends so desire and in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gideons International in Canada, Box 3619, Guelph, Ontario  N1H 7H2(www.gideons.ca)  Arrangements in care of Parkside Funeral Home, Swift Current, Saskatchewan.  For further information or to sign the family book of condolence visit www.parksidefuneralhome.com.  Arrangements in care of Parkside Memorial Funeral Home – Ryan Cappelle

 

 


7 Condolences to “WEISETH – ESTHER LILLIAN”

  1. Jerome and Eva Austring says:

    We do not know all of the family but we just want you to know that we are thinking of you at this time of grief as well as rejoicing as Esther is now home in heaven. She was such a delightful friendly lady who always said hello and chatted for a bit as she and Julian were out and about in Swift Current. We pray for comfort and peace for you all .

  2. Louise Dort says:

    Our thoughts are with all the family.

    The Reierson family

  3. Gordon and Elaine Parker says:

    David and family – We add our condolence, thoughts and prayer on the loss of your mother and grandmother.

  4. Patti and Leonard Gatzke says:

    We are so sorry we will not be able to attend Ester’s funeral but our prayers and thoughts are with you all. We have lost a great prayer warrior.

  5. Diane Kronberg, Daryl Bogner says:

    Our prayers are with you in your sorrow and in your memories of a beautifully, warm and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. she was a faithful woman with Jesus always by her side in all she did.

  6. Barb Sherwick says:

    My condolences to Esther’s family. I am so very sorry for your loss. She will be missed very much. May she rest in peace. Barb Sherwick

  7. Gordon & Hilda Peters says:

    We had the opportunity to meet Esther & Julian in 1979/80, when they moved in next door! They were energetic & a delight to know. We send condolences, & ask the Lord to comfort you all at this time of loss.
    Gordon & Hilda Peters

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