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“Tex & Family, We're sorry to hear about Esther's passing. She is a wonderful lady-- what a blessing to have known her. May you all be strengthened...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Laura Ridd - Yakima, WA

“Capt. Tex: We were so sorry to hear of your dear wifes passing. She was a great lady. I will always have fond memories of visiting with her and...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Don Anderton - Salt Lake City, UT

“Tex and family: We are so sorry to learn of Esther's passing but we know she is in a better place and not suffering the frailties of this earthly...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Kenneth and Thora Searle - UT

“Tex and family! I was so sad to hear about Esther, but Boyd had kept me informed of her condition. Our family is getting smaller and smaller, and I...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: ROMA BRODERICK THOMAS - Delta, UT

“Karen and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our sympathies to your entire family. Paul Farris ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Paul and Karen Farris - lowell, AR

ESTHER KNIGHT SEARLE Loving wife, mother, and grandmother returned home on March 25, 2010. She was born on September 10, 1931, in Hinckley, Utah, to Samuel and Martha Knight. She married Tex Searle on October 18, 1950, in the Salt Lake City Temple. They would have been married 60 years this fall. They have four children, Doug (Mona), Vicki Haight, Kevin Searle, and Shawn (Kirsten) Searle. She has ten grandchildren, one great-grandson, and a great-granddaughter who is due to arrive on April 13. Esther loved to travel and did so extensively throughout Europe and the United States. She loved to socialize and many of her beloved friends were there to greet her when she arrived home. Esther was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She honorable served in many callings during her lifetime. Esther loved sports and excelled as a softball player. She also loved BYU football and she and Tex drove with their friends in their van to many away games. They were known as the Gray Cougars. Esther is survived by her loving husband who devotedly took care of her for the last several years of her life. She is also survived by three of her four children, one brother, Chester Knight, and her beloved sister Rachel Spor. She was preceded in death by her son Kevin Searle, her parents, two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. in the Cascade Chapel at Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State Street, Orem. Friends may call Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and also Tuesday 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will be in the Eastlawn Memorial Hills Cemetery, Provo, UT. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sundbergolpinmortuary.com

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