Esther Cann

Esther M. Cann, age 85 of Glenwood, Iowa passed away Friday, August 9 2013 at Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Esther was born March 11, 1928 in Kirkwood, Delaware to Harry and Clara May (Thornton) Murray. At age 16, she graduated from High School in 1944 in Middletown, Delaware. In 1948, she received her degree as a Registered Nurse from Wilmington General Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware.. Esther was married to Joseph Poulson Cann on November 28, 1952. His career with Campbell’s Soup Company relocated them to Omaha and back to New Jersey before retiring to Glenwood in 1994. Esther was an avid sports fan, she especially liked the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Boston Celtics. She enjoyed potluck dinners, playing cards with friends, many of whom she meet through church and their affiliation with garden clubs. The couple enjoyed traveling; taking trips to places like Europe and Hawaii. Esther is preceded in death by her parents and husband Joseph in 2002, sister, Grace Bozman, brothers, Clarence, Harry, James and William. Survivors include her daughter Susan Osler of Seattle, Washington son; Joseph C. Cann of Mondamin, Iowa grandchildren; Christopher Shawn Osler and Dru Osler both of Seattle, Washington; sister; Dorothy Harrison of Cape Cod, Massachusetts Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Sunday with a Prayer Service at 5:00 p.m. at the Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. In Loving Memory Of Esther M. Cann Born March 11, 1928 Kirkwood, Delaware Entered Into Rest August 9, 2013 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Monday August 19, 2013 Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Kim Crummer Organist Lyle Waterhouse Vocalist Ron Reisner Selections “Amazing Grace” “How Great Thou Art” “The Old Rugged Cross” Casket Bearers Dru Osler Joe Cann Joe Stom Cliff Curtis Christopher Osler Ron Reisner Final Resting Place Glenwood Cemetery- Glenwood Iowa

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