Esther Shrewsbury

Esther E. Shrewsbury, 86, of Pontiac, died 4:31 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 8, 2017) at Accolade Health Care, Pontiac.

Her funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Pontiac, with Pastor Jeremy Latzke officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, rural Pontiac. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the hour of service at the funeral home. Memorials in Esther’s name may be made to the Sunday school program at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Chenoa.

Esther was born Dec. 8, 1930, at Goodfarm, a daughter of August and Lena Lambert Denker. She married John R. Shrewsbury on Dec. 7, 1947, in Pontiac. He preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1996.

Survivors include four sons, John (Linda) Shrewsbury, Michael Shrewsbury and Steven (Stacey) Shrewsbury, all of Pontiac, and Mark (Debbie) Shrewsbury, Shreve, Ohio; one daughter, Marcia Wilson, Chenoa; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Esther was preceded in death by one sister and four brothers.

Esther was a nurses' aide for over 50 years, retiring from Humiston Haven. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Chenoa.

This obituary may be viewed and guestbook signed at www.calvertmemorial.com.

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