Martha Esters

1916 - 2013


Martha Alice Esters, 96, resident of Walla Walla for 75 years, died March 4, 2013, at Park Manor Rehabilitation Center.

Viewing and visitation will be Friday, March 8, 2013, at 10 a.m. Graveside service will be at Blue Mountain Memorial Garden on Friday, March 8, 2013, at 11 a.m.

Prior to her marriage she was a journalist for the Jonesboro, Ark., newspaper. She and her husband were members of the Union Pacific Old Timers Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Joseph; four children, James, Roger, Shirley and Jean. She is survived by two daughters, Cora Peterson of Milton-Freewater, Betty McFarland of Yuma, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are in care of Herring Groseclose Funeral Home. Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book at


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