Esther Yaksich

Esther Anne Yaksich, age 88, of Roscommon, died March 31, 2017, at Crawford Continuing Care Center.  
Esther was born in Fowlerville to Leo and Caroline L. (Wooden) Glover on July 26, 1928.
 She lived most of her life in the Roscommon/St. Helen area.  Esther had been a clerk/typist at Tolfree Memorial Hospital in West Branch. She had been a member at Markey Church, St. Helen Baptist Church, St. Helen School Board and past president of the St. Helen American Legion Post #416 Auxiliary.  Esther was also a volunteer for the Roscommon County Literacy Council.  
She enjoyed crocheting, watching TV, visiting with family and attending kids’ sports and school events.  
She is survived by four children, Phyllis (Tom) Dale of Roscommon, Barbara (Brett Yardley) Gielincki of  Prudenville, Robert (Kacey) Lacey of St. Helen and Gregory (significant other, Brenda Carrier) Lacey of St. Helen; 15 grandchildren, Erick (Courtney), Ashley (significant other, Gunnar), Dominic (Jennifer), Joshua (Kari), Christopher (Reagan), Erin (significant other, David), Anna (significant other, Mitch), Tessa (Tyson), Aaron (Sydney), John, Kristine, Joseph, Andrew, Joleah (Alan) and Jeremy (significant other, Holli); 17 great-grandchildren.  
Esther was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Harold Euler, Otis Lacey and John Yaksich; and son-in-law, Mark Gielincki.  
Services will be at noon Sunday, May 21, at Fairview Cemetery, St. Helen, with a lunch to follow at the Richfield Township Hall.  
Memorials may be made to Munson Hospice.
Arrangements are by Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon.

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