Esther Latimer Obituary

Esther H. Latimer
Esther H. Latimer
Esther H. Latimer

August 7, 2004
Born in Sleepy Eye, MN
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Esther Latimer, 94, died Saturday, August 7, 2004 at Senior Suites of Urbandale. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 11 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Des Moines. Visitation begins after 2 p.m. Tuesday at Westover Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul German Lake Cemetery in Cleveland, MN.

Esther was born in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota and came to Des Moines in1935 following her Marriage to Melvin H. Latimer. She was a founding member, organist and parish secretary at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Des Moines. Following her retirement from the church she volunteered at Luther Park and Telecare at Iowa Lutheran Hospital. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and working in her flower gardens at home.

Esther is survived by her daughter, Carol (Terry) Smith of Urbandale; two grandchildren, Kevin Smith of Coralville and Kimberly Smith of Urbandale and one great-granddaughter, Caitlin Smith of Urbandale; four nieces; and one sister-in-law. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and four brothers and one sister.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church or the Animal Rescue League.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, August 10, 2004
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Redeemer Lutheran Church
3615 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA US
Wednesday, August 11, 2004
10:00 AM
St. Paul German Lake Cemetery
Cleveland, MN
Thursday, August 12, 2004
1:00 PM