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Esther Foley


1921 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Esther Foley August 12, 1921 - March 7, 2013 Esther Louise Foley was born in Bakersfield, CA to Blanche Foley, a housewife, and Thomas Foley, who owned a construction business. Esther attended Horace Mann Elementary School and Kern County Union High School (BHS). Esther graduated from the University of Santa Barbara with a BS degree in physical education. She taught Junior High PE for over 40 years. She loved golf and tennis as well as fiddling, family and friends. Esther was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Mary and Vivian Foley, and Helen Wattenbarger, her brothers Bill and Jim Foley, nephew Jon Wattenbarger and niece Jody Miller. She is survived by nieces Jan Burnett, Jill, Jeri and Kasey Foley, and Deborah Wing, nephews Danny and Kelly Foley, Don Miller, sisters-in-law Betty Harrison Foley and Josephine Woods Foley, as well as numerous great nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in her honor at the Olive Drive Church, 5500 Olive Drive on Thursday, March 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm with a reception following at the church. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 12, 2013
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