Esther M. Stead
May 13, 1912 – July 26, 2010
M. Stead, 98, passed away Monday, July 26, 2010, at the Masonic Home in
Esther was born May 13, 1912, the daughter of the
late William and Bertha (nee Brandt) Lutz. Esther was retired from
Northwest Telephone Company, where she was an operator Esther was a member
of the United Methodist Church in Eagle and served on the women’s
society. She was a scorekeeper for Land o’ Lakes baseball team and
enjoyed fishing, cooking, baking, sewing and crocheting.
Esther will be missed by her children, Arthur
Stead of Dousman and Karen (Jerry) Sagert of Eagle; grandchildren, Raymond
Raatz, Gerald (Linda) Raatz, Carol (Vernon) Percell, Deborah Garbukas,
Deidre "Dee Dee" Runyan, Glen (Lori) Sagert and Jill (Michael)
West; 14 great-grandchildren; and "one on the way" great-great-grandchild.
Esther is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and
Esther was preceded in death by her husband,
George; daughter, Virginia; four brothers; and one sister.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1
p.m. funeral service Thursday, July 29, at United Methodist Church, 305 E.
Main St., Eagle, with the Rev. Lawrence Turner officiating. Burial will
follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish
to consider memorials to United Methodist Church in Eagle (see address
above) or the Masonic Home, 400 N. Main St., Dousman, WI 53118, in Esther’s
For the online obituary and guest registry, go to www.hdlfuneralhomes.com.
Mealy’s Funeral Home in Eagle, 594-2442, is assisting the family.