Mary Ann E. Esser, 78, 2184 St. Rt. 705, New Weston, OH, died March 22, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, OH. She was born November 14, 1932, in New Weston, OH, to the late William Stammen and the late Alvina Lefeld. On April 25, 1953, she married Adam Esser, who died November 30, 1996.
Surviving are 3 sons - William (Kathleen) Esser of Coldwater, OH, Gary Esser of New Weston, OH, and Dave Esser of Coldwater, OH; 4 sisters - Della Mae Luebke of Coldwater, OH, Ruth Platfoot of Coldwater, OH, Irene (David) Schoenlein of Coldwater, Ohio, Rosella (James) Cronin of York, MA; 3 brothers - Lavern (Jean) Stammen of Coldwater, OH, George (April) Stammen of Fort Recovery, OH, John (Linda) Stammen of Coldwater, OH; 1 Grandchild; Brother-In-Law - James (Laura) Barga of Leonidas, MI; Sister-In-Law - Marcella Eminger of Ft. Wayne, IN; .
Deceased is a sister, Berniece Barga.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxillary Post 345, Fort Recovery, Ohio, St. Paul Catholic Church, Sharpsburg, Ohio and the Altar Rosary Sodality of the church. Funeral mass is 10:30 AM Friday at St. Paul Catholic Church, Sharpsburg, Fr. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial is at St. Paul Cemetery, Sharpsburg, OH.
Calling is 2:00 PM-8:00 PM Thursday and 9:00 AM-9:45 AM Friday at Brockman - Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, OH.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice.