Esther L. Childre

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PIQUA — Esther L. Childre, 79, of Piqua, passed away at 7:09 p.m. Monday, May 14, 2018, at her residence. She was born Feb. 8, 1939, in Lockbourne, to the late George E. and Daisy E. (Tufts) DeLong.

Survivors include five children, Robert (Rosetta) Childre Jr., Teresa Lynn Childre, Michael (Colleen) Childre, Jennifer (Shelby) Starkey, all of Piqua, Kathleen (Jeff) Sturgeon of Troy; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Myrtle Thompson of Hilliard, and Clyde DeLong of New Hampshire.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jerald Childre, four brothers and four sisters.

Esther earned her nursing training at the Columbus School of Practical Nursing and cared for patients for 18 years at Piqua Manor Nursing Home, retiring in 2006. She was a talented person and will be remembered for her quilting and baking beautiful wedding cakes. She will be deeply missed by her loving family and many friends.

Visitation time to honor her life will be from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Private burial will be at Fernwood Cemetery, Lockbourne, at the convenience of the family.

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Published in Piqua Daily Call from May 15 to May 17, 2018