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Friday, May 02, 2014 8:41 PM

June 11, 1930-May 2, 2014

DELPHOS — Esther E. Bielawski, 83, of Delphos, died at 1:47 a.m. Friday at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born June 11, 1930, in Lima to Leo and Clara (Schulte) Omlor, who preceded her in death.

She married Hilary Bielawski, who preceded her in death on April 20, 1970.

Survivors include three sons, Joe Bielawski of Fort Jennings, Tony Bielawski of Atlanta, Georgia, and Edward (Stella) Bielawski of Naperville, Illinois; a sister, Lucille Becker of Delphos; and a grandchild, Athena Bielawski.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Delores Fischbach, Ladonna Keller and Jean Niedecken.

Esther was the editor at The Delphos Herald for 28 years. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, taught Catechism and for a number of years, she was in charge of the Chimbote Collection in Peru, which inspired her to attend a mission trip. Because of her deep love, she visited Our Lady of Madjugorje Shrine. she was also a member of the German Choir and American Legion, Eagles and VFW ladies auxiliaries. She was a great cook and enjoyed spending time with her family. She wrote poetry and collected antiques. She was eager to volunteer for many charities.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Thomas Gorman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a Parish Wake will begin at 8 p.m.

Preferred memorials are to St. John’s Parish Foundation.

 

 

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