Esther M. Peterson
April 28, 1928 – April 21, 2012
Esther M. Peterson (nee Hengst) of Lake Beulah passed away peacefully
Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the age of 83, just one week shy of her
84th birthday. Esther will be joining her husband James, her mother and
father and many brothers and sisters. Heaven opened the doors and
lovingly embraced Esther.
She was the caring and loving mother of Jan (Dave) Brown, Carol (Mark)
McGinn, Barbara (Tim) Lobdell and Joyce (Forest Morkin) Peterson; proud
grandmother of Sandy (Brian Larson) Brown, Brienne (Jerry) Zaboklicki
and Lauren McGinn and Aaron and Corey (Shyhla) Lobdell; and dear
great-grandmother “Gramma at the lake” of twins Amira and Adilyn and her
newest great-granddaughter Olivia. She will also be missed by her
special friend in Christ, Linda Yopps. She is further survived by many
other loving relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. Thursday,
April 26, at Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Church, S90-W27550 National
Ave. (Highway ES), Mukwonago, with the celebration of Esther’s life
beginning at 7 p.m. Burial will be private at Troy Lakes Cemetery in the
Town of East Troy.
Memorials in Esther’s name may be directed to her church.
Esther touched the lives of so many people, always with a hug. Her
smile, laughter and quick wit often left the room with resounding
The family wishes to thank all of Esther’s friends for all of their
support and help during the last few years.
Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving
the family. For more information, call 363-7126 or visit online at