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Esther L. Puhek

October 11, 1935 - October 5, 2017

Service Date: October 11, 2017

Funeral Services honoring Esther’s life will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 12:00 noon at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home, 3720 39th Avenue. Interment will follow in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

A visitation for Esther will be held at the funeral home, 3720 39th Avenue on Wednesday, from 10:00 am. until the time of the service.

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Esther L. Puhek, age 81 of Kenosha, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at her residence.

Born in Tuscola, IL on October 11, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Esther Mae (Hardt) Larimer.

Esther received her Master’s Degree in Library Science from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

On July 29, 1961 in Decatur, IL, she married Norman J. Puhek. They had a strong and loving marriage for 33 years. He preceded her in death on February 4, 1995.

She was employed with Kenosha Memorial Hospital and Kenosha Public Library. .

Esther will be celebrated by her daughter, Sarah (Brad) Poikonen; her son, John Matthew “Matt” (Bridget) Puhek; her grandchildren, Cory, Megan and Erin Puhek and Reed Poikonen; and her kitty cats, Spooky and Mooky.