Esther Gummert, 91, of Garwin, IA passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook, IA. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the State St. Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes, in Marshalltown, IA. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2013, at the State St. Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes. Interment will be at the Garwin cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com
Esther was born December 27, 1921 to John and Ollie Anderson in Ottumwa, IA. She was united in marriage to Wilbur D. Gummert on February 14, 1944, in LeGrand, IA. She was a homemaker her entire life. She raised four boys. Esther loved playing cards, pepsi, and ice cream. She loved and cared for her dogs; Corky, Buffy, and Buddy.
Esther will be missed by three sons; Warren, Dennis (Cindy), and Richard (Linda), all of Garwin, a daughter in law, Kathy Gummert of Sauk Rapids, MN, ten grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Gary, a grandson, Tony, five brothers, one step sister, and one step brother.