PALISADE -- Esther M. Kvale, 85, Palisade, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin.
She was born May 26, 1917, in West Libby to Ole J. and Hannah (Ness) Kvale. She attended country school in Libby and then attended St. Joseph's School for Nursing in Brainerd. She worked at the Stevens County Hospital in Morris and then moved back to the Aitkin area and worked for the Riverwood Health Care Center and Extended Care for many years. She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church and was involved in the church choir, quilters and served on the church council.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
A brother, Alvin, and two sisters, Hilda and Hazel, died earlier.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Bethel Lutheran Church in Palisade with the Rev. William Sass officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call an hour before services Thursday at the church.
Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.
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