Esther Marie (Storm) Freese

March 8, 2021


Esther M. Freese nee Storm, age 92, of Lombard, died March 8, 2021 at her home.

Esther was the beloved wife of the late Donald H. Freese, Sr.; loving mother of Susan F. (Donald) Brose of Lombard, Donald H. Jr. (Lynn M. Stabol-Freese) of Lombard, Karen F. (Phillip A.) Schuster of Lombard, David A. (Lizabeth A.) of Lombard and Steven E. of Lombard; adored grandmother of Denise (Jon) Knouse, Paul (Kristin) Brose, Sheri (Kurt) Rubin, Andrew (Amy) Schuster, Kyle Freese, Katie (Eric) Fors, Carie (Fadi) Nabhan, Rachel (Joe) Gaeger and Kellie Freese; great-grandmother of 15; and aunt of many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Bert Storm.

Esther had been a resident of Lombard since 1957. She was a proud homemaker.  She also worked part-time at Henderson’s Department Store in Lombard.  Esther grew up in Chicago and was a graduate of Kelvyn High School.

Esther had been an active member of St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, in Lombard; she was a former member of the Altar Guild.

Private Burial at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery, Oakbrook Terrace.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, General Fund, 215 S. Lincoln Ave., Lombard, IL 60148 would be appreciated.

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St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church General Fund
215 S. Lincoln Ave., Lombard IL 60148

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