Esther Good


     Esther M. Good, 56, of rural Knox City, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at the residence of her brother.

    She was born on August 11, 1955, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Ivan N. and Anna W. Good.

    Esther enjoyed meeting people and had many friends. She was a member of the Millport Mennonite Church, South of Rutledge, Missouri.

    She is survived by her mother, Anna of the home north of Knox City, Missouri; five sisters, Verna and John Zeiset of Knox City, Missouri, Grace and Clarence Martin of Marlette, Michigan, Susan and Leon Zimmerman of Ephrata, Pennsylvania, Corinne and Marlin Zeiset of Decker, Michigan, and Rosanna and David Zeiset of Memphis, Missouri; four brothers, Allen Good of the home, Marcus and Regina Good of Edina, Missouri, Ivan Jr. and Anna Mae Good of Rutledge, Missouri, John and Joyce Good of Knox City, Missouri; seventy nieces and nephews and a hundred and two great nieces and nephews.

    Esther was preceded in death by her father, her grandparents, Edward and Frances Good and John and Martha Martin, and  a niece in infancy.


    Funeral Services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2012, at the Millport Mennonite Church south of Rutledge, Missouri.

    Visitation will be Saturday, March 24, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Hillcrest Mennonite Center south of Memphis, Missouri.

     Abner Oberholtzer, Carl Hoover, Earl Oberholtzer, Wesley Martin and Marlin Hoover will officiate. Casket Bearers will be Shelton Zeiset, Verlin Martin, Stephen Good, Dale Good, Curvin Good, and Jesse Zeiset.

    The family ask for no flowers only your thoughts and prayers.

    Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri is assisting with arrangements.