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Esther L. Lischer
  • Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens.

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“Linda, So sorry for the loss of your Mother. Praying for you and family members. May she rest in peace.Dora Analla Hummert Joan Portman Fishbein ”
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“I am sorry I won't be there for the funeral. I enjoyed talking to Aunt Esther. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Melvin Lischer - New Port Richey, FL

“Linda-I'm sorry to learn of the loss of your mom. She was such a soft spoken woman when she would come to Rosie's for her fish sandwich many years...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Joan Rickert - Smithton, IL

“Rest peacefully sweet Esther. You will be missed. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Kim Hampton

“My sympathy to Linda, Doris, Corinne, and family at the loss for their family. Remembering you all in my prayers. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Dorothy Hacker - New Athens, IL


Esther L. Lischer, 99 of New Athens, IL, born August 16, 1917 in Lenzburg TWP, passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at The New Athens Home for the Aged. Mrs. Lischer was a homemaker and member of St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Daniel and Clara (Hager) Reinhardt, her husband, Delmar W. "Delly" Lischer whom she married on November 8, 1942 in St. Charles, MO and who died on August 22, 1992,, 2 sisters; Ruth Schlueter and Olinda Nuernberger a brother who died in infancy and her son-in-law Kenny Schneider

Esther is survived by her daughter; Linda Schneider of New Athens, 2 sisters; Corinne Albert and Doris Lischer, both of New Athens, special niece and nephews; Diana (Keith) Reuss of New Athens, IL, Randy (Michelle) Lischer of Addieville, IL and Bruce Lischer of New Athens, IL. She is also survived by many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens.

Visitation; Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL

Funeral; Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating. Entombment will follow at Valhalla Gardens Mausoleum in Belleville, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens is in charge of arrangements.