Monday, March 3, 2008

ESTHER E. KRAFT - Obituary

Esther Kraft – Obituary

Contributed by Sharon Coleman Hall

Services are planned Saturday for Mrs. Esther E. Kraft, 81, formerly of St. Clair Ave., East Liverpool who died Thursday morning at the Ross Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.

She was born in East Liverpool June 14, 1904, a daughter of the late Theodore Baker and Ellen Nora Coleman Baker.

She had been employed as a potter at the Sterling China Co., and the Homer Laughlin China Co., and was a member of the Bethel Tabernacle.

Her husband, Charles E. Kraft, whom she married Dec. 4, 1922, died April 27, 1972.

She is survived by a brother, Cassius Ross Baker of Ferguson, Mo.; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Potts of East Liverpool; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Albert Hampson is to conduct the services at t 3 p.m. at the Martin Funeral Home.

Burial is to be in Jefferson Memorial Park in Pittsburgh.

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