Esther F. Husting, 87, of Oak Court, Port Washington died Friday, February 27, 2009 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon.

She was born December 5, 1921 to John P. and Florence Meyer Husting.  She was raise in Port Washington, graduating from St. Mary’s School.  She lived on Dodge Street for many years, caring for her parents and the neighborhood children.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Port Washington.

Esther is survived by her siblings  Florence (the late Walter) Jaeger  of Port Washington, Harold (Barbara) Husting of Venice, Florida, Joyce (the late Vernon)  Zignego of the Town of Erin, Wisconsin,  Gerald (Maria) Husting of Crivitz, Wisconsin and Ronald (Marilyn) Husting of Muskego, Wisconsin.  Further survived by sister-in-law Mary Ellen Husting of Port Washington, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Preceded by her sister Mary (the late Elmer) Basken and brother Oliver Husting.

Rev. Tom Lijewski will celebrate Mass of Christian Burial 6 pm Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at St. Mary’s Church, 430 N Johnson St., Port Washington.  Interment parish cemetery.  Visitation 4 – 5:30 pm Wednesday at the funeral home with a rosary at 4 pm.