Esther E. Murray, 82, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Feb. 21, 2008. Survived by her loving and devoted son, Lynn (Janice) Murray; grandchildren, Tracy Pobst, Brendi (Darrin) Archuleta, Shelli (Anthony) Martinez; great-grandchildren, Misty Geonetta, Jessica Trujillo, Josh Archuleta, Jared Archuleta, Sarah Ann Martinez; great-great granchild, Emily Hernandez. Also survived by her good friend, Bettina Lubke and all of her friends at Bethany Lutheran Church. Preceded in death by her husband, Dale Murray; parents; four brothers and one sister. Esther was born June 14, 1925, in Hoven, South Dakota, to Jacob and Christina Berg. She was a devoted employee of 30 years at the Black Hills Army Depot in South Dakota and the Pueblo Army Depot. Esther will be remembered for her generous and kind nature. She was a wonderful grandmother and loved to spoil her grandchildren, who were the light of her life. She will be greatly missed. Special thanks to Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their loving care. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, in the Montgomery & Steward Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chris Kellogg officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. We’re very sorry for your loss. Bill and I both worked with Esther, in the late 1970s, at the Pueblo Army Depot.

  2. Lynn,
    So sorry to here of Esthers passing. Being from Igloo it hits me hard as well. Both my Mom and Dad thought highly of Esther and Dale. Chris and I are thinking of you and your family. Take care. Glenn

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