Sovine, Esther M., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Age 89 years. Esther Mable Hardt was born March 2, 1924 in Saginaw to the late Jacob and Eva (Fertig) Hardt. She was a former member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, and later was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Saginaw. Esther was employed with hospital services for many years. Surviving are two daughters and one son; Joy (Thomas) Leslie of Midland, Jacalyn (Charles) Lindow of Saginaw, and Robert Charles (Linda) Sovine, Jr. of Saginaw, six grandchildren; Todd Leslie, Jeffrey, Chad, and Brandon Lindow, and Angela and Mindy Sovine, eight great grandchildren, two sisters, and many other loving relatives and friends. She was predeceased by two sisters and one brother. Memorial service will take place on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S. M-47). Rev. Robert Emrich will officiate. Inurnment will take place at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the funeral home on Friday from noon until the time of service. Memorial offerings are suggested to the Saginaw City Rescue Mission or the Salvation Army.