Mildred Ann Esser, 81, of Pilot Grove, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Mrs. Esser was born December 26, 1931, in Frankfort, KS to Matthew and Marie (Adams) Wagner. She married Ralph Esser on February 15, 1958, and he preceded her in death on April 26, 2012.
She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and the St. Joseph Altar Sodality. She worked as a secretary for the St. Joseph School for many years.
Survivors include three sons: Nick (Denise) Esser, of Carl Junction, MO; Dan (Linda) Esser, of Chesterfield, MO; Rick (Kathy) Esser, of Panama City, FL; three grandchildren; and four brothers: Charles Wagner, of Kansas City; Harold Wagner, of Lincoln, NE; Jim Wagner, of Milwaukee, WI; and Bob Wagner, of Paxico, KS.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pilot Grove, with burial in the St. Joseph Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until time of the service on Saturday morning.
Funeral services are under the direction of the Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove.