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Esther Fuller Dial

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Dial, Esther Fuller
passed away on May 7, 2015. Esther Fuller Dial, 92, was called home on Thursday, May 7, 2015. She was born in Mesa on February 8, 1923, the fourth child of nine to Horace Ralph and Hortense McClellan Fuller. Her husband of 55 years, Linden B Dial preceded her in death. She is survived by her two brothers, Robert and Clifford Fuller, her sister Helen Frost, her four children, Garth (Patti), Marc (Janien), Jetta (Paul) Fairbanks, Gayle (Joseph) Mangino, eight grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren. After graduation from Mesa High School, Esther excelled as a florist for over seventy years. She worked for and with different businesses, taught arrangement classes, and worked for nine years at the LDS Mesa Temple creating beautiful live arrangements for the interior of the Temple. During WWII, the community opened a Hospitality House for the American and British pilots training at Falcon/Williams Air Fields. This was a non-alcoholic place where they could socialize. She helped for 3 years and made many friends. Esther was a dedicated member of the LDS Church, serving a mission to England after WWII, a family mission to Germany in 1963-64, and on a mission with her husband Linden to the Dallas, TX Temple. She held many church callings in her Ward and Stake, and felt her main job was to teach love. She will be greatly missed by her family and those who knew and loved her. The viewing will be at 9 am and Funeral Services at 10 am, Saturday, May 16th at the Solomon Ward Building, 977 East Broadway, Mesa. Internment at the City of Mesa Cemetery.

Published in The Arizona Republic on May 13, 2015
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