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Esther M. Paul, 90, passed away February 10, 2013.


She was one of nine children.


She was born August 20, 1922 to Anna (Knapp) and Anthony Scheller, of Poseyville Indiana.


Esther was married to Lloyd D. Paul on  August 19, 1951.


She spent many years working in her husband’s business – Lloyd’s Trim Shop, where she worked as a seamstress from 1959 until retirement.


She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Adolph, Ollie, and Leo Scheller; sisters, Mae Scheller, Faye Lankford, Mary Ann Lankford and Rosina Koch.


Esther is survived by her husband, Lloyd D. Paul; sons, Lloyd W. Paul (Denise) and Timothy J. Paul (Denise), daughters Carolyn Kildegaard (Nis) and Martha Lafferty; grandchildren, Edward Harris (Stephanie), Ellen Kildegaard, Joshua Lafferty, Adam Lafferty, Darcy Robison (Brent), Craig Paul, Pamela DeVillez (Nathan) and Zachery Paul (Mary); step grandchildren, Tyler and Brandon Sellers; great-grandchildren, Aliyah Lafferty, Gabrielle Wallis, Skyla Thomas, Ashlyn and Quinten DeVillez, Mary and Reid Harris, Dominic Stewart, Kolton Robison; step great grandchild, Cody Robison; brother, Clarence Scheller (Pat).

The family would like to thank the staff at Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for their loving care of Esther.


Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, February 14, 2013 at St. Matthew Catholic Church 421 Mulberry St. in Mt. Vernon with burial to follow at St. Matthew Cemetery.


Visitation will be from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Schneider Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon and continued from 9:00 am until service time on Thursday at the funeral home.


Esther Paul