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Esther P. Fuhrman, age 80, of Loogootee, Indiana, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday (February 27, 2016) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana.

Esther FuhrmanEsther was born in Shoals, Indiana on February 27, 1936 to Elmer and Ella (Hemmerlein) Wolf.  She married Delbert J. Fuhrman on October 4, 1956 in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville, Indiana.  He preceded her in death on October 7, 2010.

Esther was a homemaker and member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, and a past member of the Jasper Moose.

She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and her animals.


One daughter,

Sandra Smith, and her husband, Wade, Loogootee, IN

Three sons,

Glenn Fuhrman, and his wife, Karen, Birdseye, IN

Michael Fuhrman, Loogootee, IN

Thomas Fuhrman, Loogootee, IN

Three grandchildren

Two great grandchildren

Three sisters,

Alice Wiseman, and her husband, Hoyt, Dubois, IN

Marlene Fuhrman, and her husband, Vic, Shoals, IN

Rose Hoffman, and her husband, Roger, Haysville, IN

One brother,

Elmer Wolf Jr., Dubois, IN

Preceding her in death besides her husband are two sisters, Dorothy Lind and Gladys Wolf, and one stillborn brother, John Wolf.

Funeral services for Esther P. Fuhrman will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday (March 1, 2016) at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  Rev. Tim Kraemer will officiate.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday (February 29, 2016) at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, and one hour before services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or a favorite charity.

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