Esther R. Klingberg (nee Welter), age 94, of Batavia, former longtime resident of West Chicago, passed away on March 3, 2014. She was born in Wheaton on January 13, 1920 to Nicholas and Mary Welter. Esther was a volunteer for many years at the hospital helping others and working with P.A.D.S.
She is survived by three daughters, Linda (Bill) Wipert, Joanne (George) Neville and Amy (Bill) Williams; three sons, Ronald, Thomas and Michael (Tammy) Klingberg; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Violet Begerman and Ann Kroning; nieces; nephews; family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arvid in 1997; three sisters, Ruth and Katherine Welter and Betty Adamson; and two brothers, John and Richard Welter.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's Church, 164 N. Oakwood, West Chicago. Friends and family may gather at the church beginning at 9:30 AM. Contributions in Esther's memory may be made to St. Mary's Church, 140 N. Oakwood, West Chicago, IL 60185
Arrangements by Norris-Walen-Segert Funeral Home. (630) 231-0060 or www.norriswalensegertfh.com