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Esther K. Haarstad, 98

Esther Katherine Haarstad, 98, of Golden Valley, was born on June 11, 1915, with her twin sister, Elsie, in Ellsworth, Wis.

She was preceded in death by husband, Olaf in 2004; grandson, Bradley Nordstrand; wife of grandson Ryan Cook, Kate Stephany; sisters, Cecil Buck, Nellie Falkofske, and Elsie Nelson; brothers, Carl, Norman, and Paul Bartlett; and son-in-law Gary Edlund (Nancy Edlund's husband).

Survived by children, Dorothy Nordstrand, Donald (Pat) Haarstad, Patricia (Tom) Webster; Nancy Edlund, John (Nancy) Haarstad, and Kathryn (Fred) Cook; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Covenant Village Fellowship Center, 5800 St. Croix Ave. N., Golden Valley, MN 55422. Interment at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Zion Covenant Cemetery, in Ellsworth, Wis.

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