Esther Laurel McDonald Black, 61, of Aztec, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Farmington. She was born Mar.28, 1953, in Denver, Colo., to James Wiley and Laura McDonald.
Esther grew up in Durango, Colo., and at five feet tall she was dubbed the name "Pee Wee." Her favorite hobby was fishing and she would go fishing any chance she could. She adored her family.
Esther was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters, Christine Louise Wilbur and Mary Jean McDonald.
She is survived by her husband, Terry; sons, Quincy James McDonald and Terry Dean Black; sister, Roxxanna Sinnig; and eight grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, at Greenmount Cemetery, 900 Cemetery Road in Durango, Colo.
Pallbearers are Terry Dean Black, Quincy McDonald, Ryan Harris, Wyatt Black, Travis Kennedy and Robert Allen.
Honorary pallbearers are Garrett Black, Lucas Sinnig and Dick Wilson.
Esther's care is entrusted to Cope Memorial Chapel of Aztec, 405 S. Main Ave., 505-334-9332. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com.