Esther Smith, 96, Walnut

Esther Loretta Smith, 96, went to meet Jesus on November 6, 2017. She was born on September 22, 1921. The two most important things to her were her faith and her family. She was married to Wesley D. Smith from 1949-1991.

She was preceded in death by her parents Fred & Mary Ann (Reitberger) Moses as well as sisters Anna Marie Scherschligt & Florence Kaiser and brothers Frederick Moses & Richard “Jiggs” Moses.

Esther is survived by daughter Kellie Ann Peterson and husband Tim of Walnut, IA; grandson who was the light of her life Wesley Richard Peterson and wife Ashley of Papillion, NE; 2 great-granddaughters Emma & Lucy; and several nieces and nephews.

Reception of Friends: 10-11 a.m. Thursday, November 9, 2017 followed by Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. St. Mary Catholic Church, 2302 Crawford Street, Bellevue, NE.

Memorials to the First Responders Foundation of Omaha Police Department, P. O. Box 540158, Omaha, NE 68154.