The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

March 28, 2013

Esther L. Straub, 79, Freeburg


The Daily Item

— FREEBURG — Esther L. Straub, 79, of East Market Street, passed away on Thursday morning, March 28, 2013, at her home.

She was born Jan. 21, 1934, in Mifflin, Juniata County, a daughter of the late George and Ann Sheetz. In 1974, she married Paul N. Straub, who survives.

Esther was a graduate of Juniata High School.

She had been employed at the Selinsgrove Center and Boscov’s until illness forced her early retirement.

Esther enjoyed cooking and baking.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Erik J. Watts, of Selinsgrove; three grandchildren, Nathan Persing, Ginger and Velvet Matthews; and one sister, Anna Ruth Greenleaf, of Florida.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Heidi Persing, one brother and three sisters.

At Esther’s request, there will be no services.

Arrangements are by the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove.