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Esther L. Gaudian

August 15, 1931 — April 6, 2024

Lake Park, Iowa

Esther L. Gaudian

Lake Park, Iowa

            Services for Esther L. Gaudian, age 92, of Lake Park, Iowa who passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Accura Healthcare of Milford.   Her funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, April 12, 2024, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Lake Park with Rev. Adam Jacobsen, officiating.

            Graveside service will be held at 3:30 P.M. on Friday, April 12, 2024, at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina.

            Visitation with family present will be after 10 A.M. until service time at the church on Friday, April 12, 2024. 

            In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for a future designation.

            Arrangements are under the care of the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina. 


ILOVING MEMORY OF

ESTHER L. GAUDIAN

 

BORN

August 15, 1931

Faribault, Minnesota

PASSED AWAY

April 6, 2024

Milford, Iowa

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

11:00 A.M. Friday, April 12, 2024

Concordia Lutheran Church; Lake Park, Iowa

Rev. Adam Jacobsen ~ Officiating

 

CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS

“How Great Thou Art”

“Lift High The Cross”

Organist:  Marilee Grimes

 

CASKET BEARERS

Heather Visser                                       Adam Geissinger

Alex Gaudian                                                Katie Mueller

Meghan Calderon                                      Sophia O’Keefe

Dee Csaplar                                                  Kirk Gaudian

Madison Gaudian                                  Spencer Gaudian

 

FINAL RESTING PLACE

3:30 P.M. Friday, April 12, 2024

Prairie View Cemetery

Paullina, Iowa

 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for a future designation.


After today’s service, relatives and friends are invited to join the family at the Lake Park Community Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for a future designation.

 

Arrangements are under the care of the

Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa.

Esther Louise Gaudian, the daughter of Rev. Martin and Mabel (Vogel) Peters, was born on August 15, 1931, in Faribault, Minnesota.  She graduated from Paullina High School in 1949.  She graduated from St. Louis School of nursing in 1952.  On June 7, 1953, she was united in marriage to Duane Gaudian in Paullina, Iowa.  They were blessed with seven children: Mark (Karen), Janet (Scott) Geissinger, Joyce Gaudian, Kent (Ruth), David (Vanda), Joel, Kristin Gaudian.  

     Esther passed away on April 6, 2024, at Accura Healthcare of Milford, Iowa.  She was a very kind, caring, nurturing, and patient mother.  She was very devoted to her faith and God.  Above all she loved spending time with family and especially her grandchildren.  Family vacations with seven kids was also a favorite of hers.

     Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 71 years, Duane, her seven children; ten grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren, and her sister, Naomi Brocki, and numerous relatives and friends.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Martin Peters, and infant sister, Barbara.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, April 12, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Concordia Lutheran Church

306 E 4th St, Lake Park, IA 51347

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Funeral Service

Friday, April 12, 2024

11:00 - 11:45 am (Central time)

Concordia Lutheran Church

306 E 4th St, Lake Park, IA 51347

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Burial

Friday, April 12, 2024

3:30 - 3:45 pm (Central time)

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