Figiel, Esther Mildred (Volz), Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt went home to be with The Lord on Monday, October 24, 2011. Age 92 years. Daughter of the late George and Ottilia (Nickodemus) Volz , Esther was born July 22, 1919 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Leon Figiel on December 13, 1943. He predeceased her October 8, 1993. Esther was a member of St. John Lutheran Church (Second and Federal). She enjoyed reading, being outdoors and loved being with her family. Surviving are two daughters, Shirley (Kenneth) Bell and Georgene (Edward) Helm; six grandchildren, Andrew Bell, Anthony (Mary) Bell, Wayne (Laurie) Helm, Nicholas Helm, Richard Helm, and Stephanie (Jason )Hecht; three great-grandchildren whom she was very proud of, Anthony Bell Jr.,Collin and Carter Hecht; several nieces and nephews. Esther was preceded in death by her brother, George J. Volz. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Pastor Paulette Cummings will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. John Lutheran Church.