Esther Amy Schraw, 82, passed away on May 24, 2013 at the Home Appeal care home in Moorhead, MN. Esther was born on March 26, 1931 to Albert and Gladys Schraw in Park Rapids, MN. After graduating from high school, she attended Teacher College and taught at Clara Barton Elementary School in Fargo, ND.  On January 19, 1957 she began her work in the ministry and lovingly gave her life in service. She labored in Minnesota, Kansas, Colorado, Missouri, and Arkansas. In 2011, when her health began to fail, she was lovingly cared for in different homes in Arkansas and Missouri.  In January of 2013, she moved back to Fargo and in March was moved to Home Appeal in Moorhead. Esther’s family and friends greatly appreciate the wonderful, tender care she received until the time of her death.

Esther was preceded in death by her parents, a brother George, his wife Esther, a half-brother Zenas Sharp and his wife, Barbara. She is survived by her brothers Mayln (Ila) Schraw and Albert (Ione) Schraw, and sisters Hazel Schraw, Jean, (Harold) Quick, and Tressa Schraw as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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