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Esther (DeLaTorre) Mihelich

June 18, 1934 ~ March 21, 2022 (age 87)

Obituary

Esther (De La Torre) Mihelich, of Paw Paw, Michigan, passed away March 21, 2022 at White Oaks Assisted Living in Lawton. Esther was born June 18, 1934 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. She met Jack Mihelich in Puerto Rico, while he was serving in the Navy. The couple were married shortly thereafter on June 4, 1960. Esther and Jack first lived in Chicago where they started their family. They decided to relocate to their farm in Paw Paw, where they would raise their two sons. Upon arriving in Michigan, Esther earned her Masters Degree in teaching at Western Michigan University. Esther had a love for reading, writing and learning new languages. Her pride in gardening was reflected in the beautiful flowers and plants she tended to around her home. She was a woman devoted to her family, making sure her sons were taken care of at all times. This love was extended to all of the pets and animals as well. She was a member of the Board of Nursing, the Michigan Teachers Association and the WMU Alumni. 

Esther was preceded in death by her husband Jack Mihelich. She is survived by her two sons, Timothy J. Mihelich and John P. Mihelich, and one brother, Ernesto Robles. Services for Esther will be private. She will be transported to Arlington National Cemetery where she will be laid to rest alongside her husband, Jack. 

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