Esther C. Graber

Esther C. Graber, 96, of Fostoria, died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Independence House.

She was born Sept. 8, 1916, in Bascom, to Harry and Hazel (Sager) Hoover. She married William Howard Graber Nov. 6, 1937, in Fostoria and he died March 31, 1996.

Surviving are her daughter, Dorcas P. Gillett of Fostoria; six grandchildren; and many great- and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Don Graber; son-in-law Victor Gillett; two brothers, Harold and Robert Hoover; and two sisters, Edith Crawford and Margarite Bean.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria with the Rev. Larry Knigga officiating.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Lutheran Church, Independence House Activities Fund or to a charity of the donor’s choice.