Esther (Sallman) Horting
Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home
Esther (Sallman) Horting, age 102, died, Wed., Sept. 4, 2013 at the Community Care Home, Clifton. She was born on April 3, 1911 in Republic Co., KS to Edd & Eva (Hamil) Varnick.
She attended school in Norway, KS.
She married Walter Sallman on Jan. 28, 1929 in Belleville, KS. He preceded her in death on April 21, 1974. She later married John Horting in Sept. of 1985. He preceded her on May 29, 2003.
Esther was a homemaker, seamstress at the Singer Sewing Center, operated her own café in Aurora, KS and worked at St. Marys, all while raising ten children. She was a member of VFW #588 Auxiliary.
She is survived by -
Daughters: Charla Mills & husband Ronald, Pueblo, CO
Vivian Schwab, Morganville
Eva Schwab, Clifton
Rita Begnoche, Salina
Melisa Stolzenburg & husband Mike, Ames
Sons: Larry Sallman, of Clifton
Gary Sallman, of Clifton
Karl Sallman & wife Debbie, of Clifton
93 great grandchildren
41 great great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Walter Sallman & John Horting; parents; daughter, Lenora Thomas; son, Frank Sallman; grandchildren, Jason Schwab, Daniel & Walter Mills & 1 great granddaughter, Emily Mills.
Funeral services will be at 10 am, Sat., Sept. 7, 2013 at Concordia Lutheran Church with Rev. David Strommen officiating.
Burial will follow the services at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, NE of Norway, KS.
Visitation will be from 11 am to 9 pm with family greeting friends from 6-8 pm, Friday at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorials to the Community Care Home Employees.
For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.