Esther S. Wieland


Esther S. Wieland, age 100, of Henderson, Minnesota died on Monday,
November 26 at the Ridgeview Health Care Center in LeSueur. She was
born on November 3, 1918 in Belle Plaine Township to Louis and
Margaret (Sandman) Otto. Esther attended country school and married
Fred Wieland on May 10, 1939 in Belle Plaine. They farmed near
Heidelberg and Union Hill and moved to Henderson in 1945. In 1961
they retired near Darwin and operated Wielands Boat Landing between
Lake Stella and Lake Washington. Her husband preceded her in death in
1977. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in
Henderson and the Ladies Guild. She enjoyed time spent with family
and friends, playing bingo, loved cats, and liked cooking and was known
for her potato salad and chili.
Esther is survived by her daughter, Lois Dvorak and a step-son, Gene
Wieland of Henderson. Grandchildren, Todd (sp. friend, Danita
Plueger) Dvorak of Henderson and Tammy (Tom) Newman of Apple
Valley. Step-grandchildren, Jay (Pauline) Wieland, Michael (Andrea)
Wieland, Michelle (Brian) Cain, Jessica Uebel and Lisa (Jim) Handy.
Great-grandchildren, Tanya (Richard) Riemann and Toni Dvorak and
Great-Great Grandchildren; Marissa Milless, Michael Milless, Robert
Riemann and Kyra Collins. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Fred, Brother, Earl Otto and 2 infant brothers, Son-in-law, Robert
Dvorak, Step-son, LeRoy Wieland and a Step-granddaughter, Joy Race.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 11 a.m. at
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Henderson. Rev. Deb Meyer will
officiate. Interment will be in the Brown Cemetery in Henderson.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the
church. Arrangements are with Kolden Funeral Home.


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