WISTER–Esther Therese Percifield-Kuykendall, 78, of Wister, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 in Poteau. She was born July 14, 1933 in New York Mills, Mn. to Brynolf and Esther (Blomberg) Hill and was retired at the Kerr Conference Center.
Services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at the First Southern Baptist Church in Wister with Rev. Don Taylor and Rev. Frankie Harris officiating. Interment will follow at Springhill Cemetery in Monroe under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Doug Percifield and second husband, J.C. Kuykendall.
Survivors include her son Doug Percifield and fiancé, Theresa of Wister; daughters Linda Kaiser and husband Jim of Duluth, Mn., Terri Cantrell of Waterford, Cal., Rita Toney of Oakdale, Cal.; grandchildren, Vicki Holtz, Becky Revier, Nicholas Olson, Katie, Blake, Kylie and Kacie Percifield, Jill Stott, and Whitney Ridgeway; numerous great grandchildren; sisters, Darlene Moody of Rochester, Mn., Alice Rieckmann of Horicon, Wis. and Mary Ann Robnik of Esko, Mn.
Pallbearers are Dennis Dodson, Freddie Nelson, Shawn Goad, Shane Turnipseed, Scott Shadwick and Johnny Free.
The family will be at the funeral home on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. to visit with friends and relatives.
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