Barber County Kansas
Funeral services are being held this afternoon (Wednesday) for Charles Esser, 83, who died in Medicine Lodge, Monday morning.
As a young man he came to Arkansas City, where he married Anna Lucy Coulter on Aug. 18, 1899. Five children were born, Mrs. Hattie Thomson of Arkansas City, Mrs. Maggie Wood of Calban, Colo, Calvin Leslie Esser of California, Allen Charles Esser of Medicine Lodge and Bud Milton Esser of McPherson, Kansas. Other survivors are 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Mr. Esser had been a resident of the Deer Creek and E__ community near Caldwell for the last 25 years.
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