HENTON, Esther
1928 - 2014
Mrs. Esther Henton, beloved wife of Mr. Frank Henton of Kindersley, Saskatchewan, passed away on Monday, January 20th, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Esther also leaves to cherish her memory three sons, Larry (Margaret) Henton of Saskatoon, Darcy (Debbie Weismiller) Henton of Edmonton, and Mike (Barbara) Henton of Oshawa, Ontario; one daughter, Joanne (Gerry) Bosch of Kindersley; five grandchildren, David Henton, Jesse Henton, Shane Henton, Grant Bosch, and Trudy Bosch; two sisters-in-law, Lydia Migowsky and Reta Migowsky; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Esther was born on October 23rd, 1928 in Leader, Saskatchewan. At the age of four, she and her family moved to Maple Creek where she was raised, educated and married Frank Henton on October 29th, 1947. They farmed 8 miles east of Maple Creek until 1955 then moved to town to operate a grocery store. The store was sold to the Co-Op and Frank began working for it. Esther started the Co-op Guild in Maple Creek. Frank's employment with the Co-op saw the family living in a number of Saskatchewan towns including Lampman, Zenon Park, Tisdale, St. Gregor, and Alysham. In 1987, Esther retired from the Co-op in Alysham. In June of 1990, Frank and Esther moved to Medicine Hat to retire. Esther was the President of the CWL in Maple Creek for several years and served on the Diocesan Committee in Gravelbourg. Her hobbies included camping, baking and knitting. Esther was predeceased by her parents, Benjamin and Johanna Migowsky; one son, Jerome; one grandson, Jason Bosch; four siblings, Walter, Jack, Martha, and Tina. Esther will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at ST. LAWRENCE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 301 Walsh Street, Maple Creek, on Friday from 6:00 to 6:55 p.m. CST and on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:55 a.m. CST. Vigil Rites (prayers) will be said at ST. LAWRENCE CATHOLIC CHURCH on Friday, January 24th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. CST. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in ST. LAWRENCE CATHOLIC CHURCH on Saturday, January 25th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. CST with Father Prince, celebrant. Interment will follow in the Family Plot at Maple Creek Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Esther's memory may be made to The Arthritis Society, Alberta and N.W.T. Division, 1301 – 8th Street SW, Suite 200, Calgary, Alberta, T2R 1B7, or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #102, 73 - 7th Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1J2. Online condolences may be sent through or through subject heading "Esther Henton". Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, "The Chapel in the Park", Medicine Hat, Alberta. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone 1-800-317-2647.

Published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix on Jan. 23, 2014