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Sister Martha Esser

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March 20, 1907-Dec. 4, 2007

Becker County native Sister Martha Esser, 100, of Crookston, died December 4, 2007 at Villa Saint Vincent Nursing Home, Crookston, where she had resided since May 2003.


Emma Ann Esser was born to Henry and Anna (Schmitz) Esser on March 20, 1907, at Two Inlets, the third child in a family of 10; five boys and five girls.

When Emma was seven years old, she became very ill and was given the privilege of making her First Holy Communion.

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