Mildred B. Jester

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Mildred Baumgardner Jester, 93, of Taneytown, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Lorien Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Taneytown.

Born July 16, 1919, in Frederick, she was the daughter of the late Norman R. and Edna Mehring Baumgardner. She was the wife of Theodore M. Jester, who died in 2009.

She graduated from Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College, in 1940, and worked as a substitute teacher with the Carroll County Schools.

She was a life-long member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Taneytown, and enjoyed participating in civic activities. She was an avid Bridge player, and volunteered at the Carroll Hospital Center.

Surviving are daughters, Anita Landreau and partner Anne Candreva, of Pittsburgh, Jacquelyn Boisvert, of Taneytown, and Patricia Gartmann and husband Achim Gartmann, of Santa Rosa, Calif.; grandchildren Christopher Landreau and wife Yuki, Geoffrey Landreau and wife Liliana, and Ryan Polk and wife Bethany; three great-granddaughters.

She was predeceased by a son-in-law, Carl Boisvert.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown.

A Celebration of her Life will be held at 11 Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church Chapel, 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown, with the Revs. Josh and Rachel Semovoski co-officiating. Interment will be private in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown, MD 21787.

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Taneytown, MD 21787
Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 11, 2013
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