Esther Evans departs Petersburg
On October 5, 2013, Miss Esther Evans departed Petersburg to be closer to her family. Her nieces Karen Garst and Kathi Schwartz recently helped move her and her belongings from the Mountain View Manor where she had resided for the past year to her new home at Oatfield Estates in Milwaukie, Ore.
Esther was born on a farm near Dallas, S.D. She grew up on that farm, pitching hay or alfalfa to 75 head of cattle, milking cows, raising chickens, and helping with a huge garden. Her favorite activities were riding horses and working in the garden.
After her college education in South Dakota, Miss E...