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Funeral services for Esther E. Samuelson, 88, of Kiron, were at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Christensen Funeral Home in Ida Grove. She died Sunday, March 13, 1983, in the Horn Memorial Hospital in 14 Grove. The Rev. Roger Anderson and the Rev. Martin Hamlin officated with burial in the Hayes Township Cemetery in Arthur.

Mrs. Samuelson, the former Esther Elvera Johnson, was born Aug. 26, 1894, in Sac County and was a lifelong area resident. She married Joe H. Samuelson, Sr. on Sept. 17, 1919 in Wheeler Township. Survivors include: her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Dillon of Des Moines and Mrs. Audrey St. Andrew of Minneapolis, Minn.; a son, Joseph Sr. of Stillwater, Minn.; two sisters, Mrs. Martin Hamlin of Storm Lake and Evelyn Johnson of Kiron; two brothers, Henry of Glen Ellyn, Ill. and Enoch of Minneapolis; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.