ESTHER JOSEPHINE STERKOWICZ
August 12, 1915 ~ August 9, 2015
Esther passed on to be with our Lord on Sunday, August 9th, only 3 days before her 100th Birthday. Nearly all her surviving family were present at her Life Celebration just before her passing.
Mom was born in Bone Trail near Williston, North Dakota to Norwegians Christian and Emma Samnoen. She was a graduate of Battle Ground High and was a lifelong resident of Vancouver, WA.
Esther is survived by her daughters, Evelyn Bellant and Carol Leonetti; sons, Michael and Arthur; sister, Cora; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at Bethel Lutheran Church in Brush Prairie, WA on Wed., August 12th.
Please sign her guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits