Esther Workman, 89

Published 12:00 am Sunday, November 26, 2006

Esther W. Workman, age 89, of Falmouth, Mich. died on Nov. 23, 2006, at Autumnwood of McBain, Mich.

She was born on Oct. 24, 1917 in Platte, S.D. She was born to Harko and Jennie (Holleman) DeBoer.

She married Frederick Worman on Feb. 7, 1946 in Hollandale. He preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 1955.

She is survived by children Judith Estell of Haulien, Taiwan, Paul F. (Darlene) Workman of Okemos, Mich., Cynda (Craig) Pollington of Marion, Mich., Del (Sandra) Workman of Falmouth, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by brothers and sisters Paul (Kathy) DeBoer of Albert Lea; Wendell (Tina) DeBoer of Hollandale; Marie Tilleman of DeMotte, Ind.; Evelyn Christians of Kanawha, Iowa; Viola Eekhoff of Kanawha, Iowa; and Jennie Loverink of Hollandale; and in-laws: Alice DeBoer of Hollandale and Lena DeBoer of Albert Lea.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Falmouth Reformed Church with the Rev. Robert Hekhuis officiating. Burial will be in Falmouth Cemetery.

Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Burkholder Funeral Home in McBain.

Memorials are preferred to Falmouth Reformed Church.