Esther Ann Barten Green, 67
Esther Ann Barten Green, a resident of Cohasset, passed away at home unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Feb. 14, at St. Aug-ustine’s Catholic Church in Cohasset, with the Rev. Fr. Drew Braun officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Remer Feb. 16.
Esther was born Jan. 21, 1946, to Henry and Leona Barten of Cohasset. She attended school in Cohasset and Grand Rapids. Esther was united in marriage to Raymond K. Green, Feb. 22, 1975. They spent their early married years living in Cohasset and later moved to Remer, where they lived until Raymond’s death in 1998. Esther then returned to Cohasset to reside. She worked many years at area nursing homes, retiring in 2006. Esther’s life was her family. Her best friends were her siblings. She dedicated her life to helping take care of her granddaughters.
She is survived by her son, Michael (Julie) Barten, Sr.; their children, Michael, Jr. (Stephanie) of Little Falls, and John Robert Wadena of McGregor; and her daughter, Michelle (Raymond) Bentley, their children, Amber and Raeann Green of Cohasset; sisters, Lucille Held of Little Falls, Frances Barten and Leona Mae Barten, both of Cohasset.
Esther was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Leona Barten; her husband, Raymond K. Green; her brother, Leroy Barten; and her grandson, August “Gus” Henry Barten.