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Esther A. Koble

February 7, 1917 — April 25, 2019

Esther A. Koble

Esther A. Koble, 102, of Flora, passed away at her residence Thursday, April 25, 2019.  She was born February 7, 1917 near Beatrice, NE to Martin and Verna (Beahm) Boyd.  On July 16, 1935 she was united in marriage to the late E. Dale Koble.

Esther was a member of the Old German Baptist Church.  She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and knitting and was a member of several quilting guilds.  She also enjoyed wintering in Florida and traveling with her late husband.

She is survived by her children, John R. (Myriam) Koble of Miami, FL, Ronald D. (Linda) Koble of Rossville, Glenna M. (Martin) Trent of Flora, Keith C. (Jacquelyn) Koble of Troy, OH, and Joan S. Koble of Pleasant Hill, OH; 11 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Along with her parents and husband of 66 years, she was preceded in death by brothers, Lawrence (Edith) Boyd and Wayne (Joan) Boyd; sister, Mary Lois (Melvin) Miller; and great grandson, Tyler Trent.

Visitation will be 2-8pm, Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Genda Funeral Home in Rossville.  Services will be conducted 10am, Monday, April 29 at Bachelor Run Old German Baptist Church in Flora.  Burial will follow at Middle Fork Cemetery.

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Past Services


Sunday, April 28, 2019

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Day & Genda Funeral Home~Bodine Chapel

, Rossville, IN 46065

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 29, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Bachelor Run Old German Baptist Brethren Church

, Flora, IN

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