GALENA–Esther Lieberman passed away only hours after celebrating her 94th birthday with beloved friends and family July 10, 2021, at a party at Recreation Park in Galena. She blew out her candles and joked with her son, Robert Lieberman; her sister, June Kraus Finfer; and her grandson, Noah Lieberman (Lauren), as well as nieces Bonnie Litch and Lisa Degen and nephew Larry Kraus, cousins Annalee and Joel Weisman, and dear friends including Amelia Wilson and Charlene Price.
Interment was at Shalom Memorial Park, 1700 Rand Road, Arlington Heights on July 15.
A memorial service is planned in Galena at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 25 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, 100 Caroldon Court, Galena, where friends may gather after 1 until the time of the service. A reception will follow at Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater, 129 S. Main St., Galena. Donations would be appreciated to Dubuque Rescue Mission in memory of Esther.
Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.