Henning, Esther Wright 97, of 216 So. Midland Ave. in Joliet died at home Sunday, July 24. She and her husband Karl had celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary in April. A resident of Joliet since 1951; she was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and active in their Ladies Aid Society for many years. Esther is survived by husband Karl, sons, Dennis (Norma), James (Judy), Jon (Sandy), daughter Diane Rousonelos (Gus), 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank the staff of St. Joseph Provena Hospital and of Joliet Area Community Hospice for their compassionate and dedicated care. Services will be held Saturday, July 30 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Cremation request was honored. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Joliet Area Community Hospice.
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Published in Herald News on July 29, 2011