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Esther C. Friar, 91, formerly of Willshire, Ohio, died on Friday in Van Wert In-Patient Hospice Center at Van Wert, Ohio.
She was born in Adams County on August 17, 1919 to Oscar and Amanda Baumgartner Steiner.
Among survivors are three daughters: Mrs. Leon (Rita) Byer of Willshire; Anne Schoeff of Greenville, Ohio; and Kaye Hartman of Van Buren, Indiana; one stepson, Jeffrey Friar of Hartford City, Indiana; and one stepdaughter, Cheryl Powell of Montpelier, Indiana.
There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. Monday in Brookside Cemetery at Montpelier, Indiana.
There is no visitation.
Funeral arrangements were by Thoma, Rich, Chaney, and Lemler Funeral Home at Bluffton.