Esther Richards, 83, of Staples, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2012, at the Staples Care Center. Funeral services for Esther were held on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 1:00 p.m., at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples with Pastor Eugene Floistad officiating. Interment was held on Saturday, November 17, 2012, 11:30 a.m., at the Swenoda Cemetery in Benson.
Esther was born March 14, 1929 in Six Mile Grove Township, Swift County, to Henry & Anna (Halvorson) Dahlen. On April 20, 1949 she married Richard Huselid in Benson, MN. Esther chauffeured many people, she was a part of the Mother’s Singers, delivered meals on wheels and was active in the church choir and women’s chorus for many years. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards and collecting teddy bears. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of the Sons of Norway and Faith Lilac Way Lutheran Church.
Esther is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Dennis) Tyrrell of Browerville; grandchildren: Jakin (Amanda) Tyrrell of Browerville, Nikki (Nathan) Deyle of Inver Grove Heights, Troy Tyrrell of Browerville, Brent (Katie) Tyrrell of Cottage Grove; great grandchildren: Lucas, Zachary, Sydney and Scarlett. Also her nieces Ann (Mike) Kobylarcyzk; Susan (Steve) Loen and great nieces and nephews along with many cousins
Esther is preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard Huselid, husband Jack Richards, sisters: Agnes and Irene and brother Kenneth.
Arrangements with Iten Funeral Home, Browerville.