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“Thank you for all of the memories posted for Esther. She was a very special person to each of us and will certainly be missed by our family, She...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jolaine McMahon - Altus, OK

“Ester was a very sweet lady. She always did a great job on putting our family reunions together. Prayers to her family. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Leslie Sullivan - Emmons, MN

“To the family of Esther Obermeyer, she was a great joy to take care of when she was at the care center. I will greatly miss her. She always knew how...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Amber Putney - Wells, MN - CNA

“I remember my Aunt Esther laughing - especially while playing bunco at my Grandma Julie's house on Thanksgiving - I always knew what room she was...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Sue Anderson - MInneapolis, MN

“To all of the Obermeyer family - My prayers and sympathies are with you all. I enjoyed the card games with Esther at Mark and Sharon's. She was...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Marlys Schultz - Lake Crystal, MN

“Sorry for your loss. Esther always knew who I was all the way to the end. She always left me with "God bless you. " I will miss her. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Duane Pederson - wells, MN


Esther Marie Obermeyer, age 90, of Walters, MN, died Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Parkview Care Center in Wells where she had been a resident since March of 2008. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at United Lutheran Church in Walters at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Don Rose officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:30-6:30 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the funeral on Wednesday at the church. Interment will be in the United Lutheran Cemetery in rural Walters.
Esther Marie was born June 5, 1924, the daughter of Henry and Eda (Martin) Obermeyer near Walters, Minnesota. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church of Walters. She was a life-long member of that church and later United Lutheran Church of Walters. She lived her entire life in the Walters area. Esther attended the Hintz country school through the 8th grade. Esther worked as a bookkeeper and candled eggs for the Walters Creamery. Later, she worked for Williamson's Soil Service in Walters.
Esther was active in many organizations of the church, including teaching Sunday school and Confirmation classes, Bible study, ELCW, circles, making quilts and many other activities of the church. She was a member of the Walters Senior Citizens and served on the Faribault County Senior Citizens Board. She was also the librarian for the Walters Library for many years. Esther loved to entertain her family and friends and would always provide a delicious meal or tasty treats. This was always followed by "a game or two of cards". She was an excellent seamstress and loved to do handiwork of any kind.
Esther is survived by her sister-in-law: Della Obermeyer of Albert Lea; 10 nieces and nephews: Mark (Sharon) Obermeyer of Kiester, Carol Mutschler of Bricelyn, Janeen (Gene) Perry of Grand Island, NE, Paul (Rhoda) Obermeyer of Walters, Dorinda Obermeyer of Fairmont, Jolaine (Tim) McMahon of Altus, OK, John (Jessica) Obermeyer of St. Clair, Brenda Blanshan of Albert Lea, Gloria (Mike) Schad of Rochester, and David (Sara) Obermeyer of Walters; 24 great-nieces and nephews; 25 great-great-nieces and nephews; along with many cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Palmer in 1998, Martin in 2011, sister-in-law Mattie in 2013, and nephew David Mutschler in 2009.