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Esther Emma GallEsther Emma Gall was born on Aug. 30, 1925, on a family farm near Scotland, South Dakota to William and Margaret Magstadt. She died on June 30, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society – Scotland.
On May 4, 1947 she married Aldon (Al) Gall at Petersburg Church near Scotland. Esther worked at various places in Scotland and was a long-time employee at Mtron in Yankton.
Esther loved to do needlework and play pinochle. Most of all she loved to entertain and be with family and friends.
Esther is survived by daughter Kay (Rob) Perschau, Kansas City, Mo.; son Wayne Gall, Huron; grandsons Justin Perschau, Kansas City, Mo., Mark (Dawn) Perschau, Kansas City, Mo.; Dustin Gall, Sioux Falls, and Lance Gall, Sioux Falls; great grandchildren Angela, Jaden, Jace and Arianna Perschau, Kansas City, Mo.; brother-in-law Marvin Gall, Lake Andes, Emil (Betty) Gall, South Carolina; sisters-in-law Arlene Gall, Scotland, Doris Gall, Yankton, Betty Gall, Grand Island, Neb., Delores Nelson, Yankton, Eileen (Joe) McIntyre, Las Vegas, Nev., and Margie Novak, Mitchell.
She is preceded in death by husband Al, her parents, infant daughter Sharon, infant grandson Nathan Perschau, infant brother; brother Elmer Magstadt, sisters Alta Orth and Laura Orth; brothers-in-law Jake Orth, Pete Orth, Ray Gall, Richard Gall, John Gall, Clifford Gall, Eugene Wollman, Lou Nelson and Joe Novak; sisters-in-law Ethel Magstadt, Geneva Gall, Mary Jane Gall and Olive Wollman.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the United Church of Christ, Good Samaritan Society in Scotland, or to a charity of your choice.
Our condolences to the entire extended Gall-Magstadt family. Esther became a good friend while working at my parents grocery store. Also knew Al at the Scotland Creamery for many years as a kid. Both were wonderful people. Sorry for delay but just learned of Esther's passing. Visited Esther in 2017 while in Scotland. Del and Cheri Gran
Del Gran Jul 22 2018 3:00 PM
We send our blessings to Esther's family. Many fond memories of interactions come to our mind. She will be missed as is her husband!
James and Theresa Sedlacek Jul 6 2018 5:37 PM
Offering sympathy and prayers in the passing of your loved one.
Linda Novak Wold Jul 4 2018 6:04 PM
Our sincere sympathy to all of the family. Esther will be missed by many.
Marvin & Ferne Baltzer Jul 4 2018 4:21 PM
Wayne and boys, So sorry to hear of your Mom / Grandmss passing. She was a kind lady who enjoyed her family and she was very proud of you. We cherished our friendship as neighbors in Scotland. She is resting comfortably with Dad and has a smile on her face. In thoughts & prayers.
Mike & Susan Taplett Jul 4 2018 3:46 PM
So very sorry for your loss, Esther was a very kind person, thoughts and prayers to you all at this time
Rhonda Kocourek Jul 3 2018 1:27 AM
Esther was such a dear sweet lady. I remember her well when she worked at Bell Drug. She was truly a gift to that business. Remembering your dear mother.
Jane (Orth) Rokusek Jul 2 2018 12:59 AM