Home | Classifieds | Place an ad | Obituaries | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Real Estate Search | Subscribe | 928 Media Lab | Contact Us
Chino Valley Review | Chino Valley, Arizona

home : obituaries : obituaries April 28, 2016

7/30/2013 7:45:00 AM
Obituary: Esther Elizabeth Hedberg Washo-Kane
Esther Elizabeth Hedberg Washo-Kane
Esther Elizabeth Hedberg Washo-Kane

Esther was born on March 12, 1921 in Toledo, Ohio to Axel and Olive (Wrightsman) Hedberg. She was the eldest of five children.

She graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1943 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics. She married in 1945, and then in 1954 she, her husband, Robert (Bob) E. Washo and children moved to Prescott, Ariz. Esther became a substitute teacher in the Prescott School District, and then, later she taught home economics and typing in the Chino Valley School System for 14 years. She retired in the late 1970s. She was active in establishing and helping Hospice of Prescott, and she was also involved with her historic neighborhood in Prescott. She and her family lived in one of the historic houses on North Mount Vernon. She continued to live there for a total of 58 years.

Esther is survived by sons, Paul Washo (wife Mary Beth) and David Washo (wife Karen Sue); grandchildren, Dr. Delon E. Washo-Krupps (husband Brett), William Jason E. Washo, CPA, PFS, CFP (wife Karen Colleen); and great grandchildren, Sterling Alan and Alexander Paul Krupps, and William Lucas Hayden and Megan Christine Washo. She also has many nephews and nieces, and great nephews and nieces who live throughout the country. She has one surviving sister, Ruth Hedberg Meeker, who lives in Ohio.

Esther passed away in peace on July 10, 2013. Private family service will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Arizona Prussian Snailhound Dog Rescue. (http://www.prussiansnailhound.petfinder.org) or 10611 N. 37th Way, Phoenix, AZ 85028; 602-295-4518 (www.facebook.com/prussian.snailhound). This rescue was founded and is maintained by her granddaughter, Delon. It saves hundreds of dogs' lives each year by adoptions to loving homes and often, by surgeries and reduced rates. Donations are tax deductible.

Information provided by survivors.

    Most Viewed     Recently Commented
•   Chino Valley High takes a dramatic turn

•   Lawyer: Town's new invocation policy might be illegal

•   Post 40 celebrates 40 years

•   Obituary: Ralph James Torson Raimondi

•   Obituary: Lou Edith (Luda) Soldwedel

Article Comment Submission Form
Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comments are limited to Facebook character limits. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit excessive comment entries.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Advanced Search

Find more about Weather in Chino Valley, AZ
Click for weather forecast

weather sponsored by

Find It Features Blogs Milestones Extras Submit Other Publications Local Listings
Classifieds | Place an ad | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Real Estate Search | Subscribe | e-newsletter | RSS | Site Map | Contact Us
© Copyright 2016 Prescott Newspapers, Inc. The Chino Valley Review is the information source for Chino Valley area communities in Northern Arizona. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Prescott Newspapers, Inc. Prescott Newspapers Online is a service of Prescott Newspapers, Inc. By using the Site, cvrnews.com ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the Site's terms of use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the Site. Click here to submit your questions, comments or suggestions. Prescott Newspapers Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info Inc.® All Rights Reserved.

Software © 1998-2016 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved