Esther Ann (Tuttle) Wienhold(1925 - 2013)

WATERLOO – Esther Ann Wienhold, 88, of Waterloo, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home surrounded by family.
Esther was a school teacher for 47 years starting in a one room school. She taught in Brandon, Independence and retired in 1987 from Jesup Community Schools.
She was united in marriage to Leo Wienhold on May 21, 1945. They were married for 68 years.
Esther is survived by her husband Leo, daughters Kathy Nilges (Delmar), Patricia Powell, Jean Stoddard (Brad), Toni Murphy (Dan), Teri Sanger (Ed), son Ted Wienhold (Billie Jo) and daughter-in-law Mary Wienhold; 16 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Theodore and Wilhelmina Tuttle, three sisters, one brother and a son, Trevor.
A memorial will take place at a later date. Iowa Cremation is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Cedar Valley Hospice.
Online condolences may be left at www.iowacremation.com under "obituaries".

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 9 to Oct. 26, 2013