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Esther M. Cogdill

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

March 15, 1909--Sept. 25, 2005

BENKELMAN -- Esther M. Cogdill, 96, died Sunday (Sept. 25, 2005) at the Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman.

She was born March 15, 1909, to Henry and Anna (Wreda) Theiler in Kensington, Kan.

She married Ottis Cogdill on June 5, 1927. The couple made their home on a farm near Menlo, Kan. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Anna Theiler; her husband, Ottis Cogdill; and her son-in-law, Gene Rosenfelt.

Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Rosenfelt of Benkelman; sons, Ron Cogdill and wife, Liz of Grand Junction, Colo., and Roger Cogdill of Lake Havisu, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous relatives and friends.

Graveside services were today at the Menlo Cemetery in Menlo, Kan., with the Rev. George Matthews officiating.

Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman is in charge of arrangements.