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Esther Marie Liesse

October 15, 1926 August 20, 2022
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Esther Marie Liesse 95 of La Salle, went to her Heavenly Father and Family surrounded by her loving family at St. Margaret’s - Peru Hospital on August 20.
The funeral Mass of Christian Burial for Esther will begin at 10 on Saturday October 15 in St. Hyacinth Church in La Salle. Burial will follow at St. Hyacinth Cemetery in La Salle. The Reverend Paul Carlson Pastor of Holy Family Church in Oglesby will officiate. Per her wishes cremation rights were accorded. Visitation for Esther Marie will be in the church from 9 until the time of services. The Burgess Funeral Home in La Salle is honored to assist the family at this time.
Esther Marie was born on October 15, 1926 in La Salle to Stanislaus and Mary (Malachowski) Piotrowski. She married Dale Henry Liesse on January 28, 1950 at St. Hyacinth Church. Esther Marie graduated from La Salle-Peru Twp. H. S. in 1944. She worked at Electric Utility Co in La Salle until her and Dale started their family. She enjoyed time with her family, especially holidays and picnics. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family. She enjoyed playing poker with family, taking cruises and a trip to Hawaii. She would watch professional and college sports, especially the Chicago Cubs, Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks. She was a lifelong member of St. Hyacinth Church. She was involved in the Mother’s Club for St. Hyacinth School.
Mom is survived by her four children: Susan Marie (William) Rose, Ronald Lee (Nancy) Liesse, Donald Jude (Christine) Liesse, and Janice Ann (Edward Jr.) Antanitus. One brother: Richard (Shirley) Piotrowski. Six grandchildren: Michael (Stacey) Rose, Matthew (Nikki) Rose, Sara Yarbrough, Kaitlin (Ross) Muckey, Edward III(Catarina) Antanitus, and Mary Liesse. Two step-grandchildren: Janelle (Nate) Ultch, and Kyle (Katherine) Rod. Nine great-grandchildren: Henry, Madelyn, Jacob, Jaxon, Piper, Hannah, Oliver, Elizabeth, and William. Three step great-grandchildren: Olivia, Ava, and Emma.
Esther was preceded in death by her loving husband Dale (July 28, 2017), her parents, three sisters: Irene, Virginia, and Bernice. One brother: Stanley (Bud). Joseph Yarbrough was the husband of granddaughter Sara.
Mom will be greatly missed and always live in our hearts.
Memorials to be directed to St. Hyacinth Capital Campaign Fund or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
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