Esther Boxler


Esther Boxler, 97, of Wichita, died Monday, May 26, 2014.

Esther Boxler, 97, of Wichita, died Monday, May 26, 2014.

A former resident of Garden City, Mrs. Boxler had worked as a service representative for Southwestern Bell.

Survivors include her children, Marjory Moeder Burchfiel of Wichita, and Mildred Moeder De Keyser of Overland Park; her siblings, Isabel Basgall, Paul Herrman, Fr. Gilbert Herrman, Ruth Risser, Ralph Herrman, Edna Mehl and Edward Herrman; nine grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Mary Herrman; her first husband, Leo A. Moeder; her second husband, Ed Boxler; and her siblings, Leonard Herrman, Irene Raniszewski, Pauline Weber and Abbie Rupp.

Rosary will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Church of the Magdalen Catholic Church in Wichita. Funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Graveside service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley View Cemetery, Garden City.

Memorials are suggested to Church of the Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St. N., Wichita, KS 67226.

Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Lahey Mortuary East, Wichita. Share tributes at

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