August 26, 1915 - August 21, 2012
Former Sutton resident Esther Margaret Elfring, 96, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at York General Hospital in York, NE. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 24, 2012, at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Sutton, NE with Rev. Joe Vusich officiating. Interment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery in Sutton, NE. Visitation will be Thursday, from 1p.m. - 8p.m., with the family present from 6p.m. - 8p.m., at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE. Memorial contributions may be directed to Emmanuel Reformed Church in Sutton, NE. Esther was born August 26, 1915, in Bonesteel, SD to Jacob and Susanna (Perlenfein) Rauscher. She received her education in Sutton and graduated from Sutton High School in 1933. On September 5, 1937, she married Lawrence H. Elfring in Sutton, NE and to this union 4 children were born. She and Lawrence moved to California for a short time before returning to Sutton. She was employed at the Naval Ammunition Depot in Hastings, NE and at Ted's café in Sutton, NE. She moved to Lincoln in 1961, where she was employed at Gold's and later at Latches until she retired. She was a lifetime member of Emmanuel Reformed Church and a member of the Eagles, DOES and a women's business sorority. She was an avid Husker fan and enjoyed playing bingo. She is survived by her daughters, Sheila (Delary) Hofmann of Sutton, NE; Sandy (Leo) Overturf of Sutton, NE; son, Jerry (LaVonne)Elfring of York, NE; daughter-in-law, Kathy Elfring of Lincoln, NE; 11 grandchildren, Todd Hofmann; Tom Hofmann; Tammie Steinhauer ; Gwenda Mau; Monte Overturf and Mark Overturf all of Sutton, NE; Matt Overturf of Johnson, KS; Marcia Elfring; Jennifer Weber; Teresa Kohler and Tammi Lambie all of Lincoln, NE; 22 great-grandchildren; brother, Gilbert Rauscher of Gillette, WY and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Larry Elfring; grandson, Lonnie Overturf and brother and sister-in-law, Gottlieb and Edith Rauscher.
Former Sutton resident Esther Margaret Elfring, 96, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at York General Hospital in York, NE. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 24, 2012, at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Sutton, NE with Rev. Joe Vusich... View Obituary & Service Information
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