Esther E. Van Blaricom, 97, passed away on Friday December 14, 2018 at Miller's Merry Manor in Plymouth.
Born in South Bend, Indiana to Orphus and Elizabeth (nee Watkins) Sutherlin on March 21, 1921. She was a lifetime resident in the Plymouth, Indiana area. She married Theodore Van Blaricom on September 10, 1936 in Plymouth and went on to have seven children. She belonged to the First Assembly of God church in Plymouth.
She is survived by four daughters; Nancy E. Young of Plymouth, IN, Donna M. Shively of South Bend, IN, Caroline Sue Pike of Culver, IN, and Bonnie Jean Jernstrom of Plymouth, IN, half-sister Paulina Atkins of Plymouth, IN. Many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by her husband Theodore Van Blaricom; sons Raymond P. Van Blaricom Sr. and David Van Blaricom; daughter Eldora Ruth Mann, sisters Ethel Warner, Grace Gaines, and Luticia Hillman; brother Dean Sutherland and half-brother Harvey Gaines.
Visitation for Esther will be held at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home at 1100 N. Michigan St. Plymouth, on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 11am until the time of services at 12 noon. Burial will follow immediately after at the New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Funeral Director - Jim Weldy - Jim@Johnson-Danielson.com