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Capps, Esther Marie
89, of Sun City, AZ passed away on 03/24/2016. Born in Auburn, NE., she was the daughter of Art and Helen Lucille (Dysart) Hosterman, and grew up on the Hosterman farm in Nemaha County, Nebraska. Esther Marie attended Auburn High School, National Business Institute in Lincoln, NE., and University of Nebraska, majoring in agriculture and radio. She spent several years working in radio, and worked for a short time as secretary to the General Manager of the Colorado Farm Bureau. She learned to fly and co-owned a Piper Cub. She established the first Conference Coordination Office at the University of Denver, and managed and produced all non-student events including visits by U.S. and Foreign Presidents and dignitaries. Esther Marie held numerous positions as Executive Assistant, and served on various Boards of Directors and committees. She was a member of All Saints of the Desert Episcopal Church, Sun City; Sigma Kappa Sorority; Alph (honorary radio fraternity); a retired Parliamentarian; member of several country clubs and Women's Golf associations. Esther Marie is preceded in death by husband, Duane O. Capps. She is survived by brother, Fred Hosterman, a step-brother, and many nieces and nephews. No services are scheduled. Final internment at Science Care Anatomical Memorial Garden, Aurora, Colorado. Private family remembrances will be held across the country.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 3, 2016
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