Esther E. Stubbs, 97, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019. She was born on January 20, 1922 the the late Lenora and Jacob Ginsbach. Esther graduated from Elmwood High School and attended River Falls State Teachers College. On January 13, 1940, she married Charles A. Stubbs; he passed on November 10, 2010 after 70 years together. They lived in Menomonie and Madison, WI and South Bend, IN. She moved back to Menomonie when Charles was in the Air Force. She also lived briefly in Gainesville, FL, San Marcos, TX, Columbia, SC and Savannah, GA, where Charles was stationed. After World Wat II they lived in Menomonie and moved to Green Bay in 1954. They joined St. Paul’s United Methodist Church where she has been member since. She also belonged to the Eastern Star, New Comers Club, Bellin Auxiliary, West Turner’s Square Dance Club, and various bridge clubs. She and Charles also enjoyed their motorhome traveling, especially their Canadian fishing trips. They visited every state and many Canadian Provinces. Together they went to Europe twice. They spent many winters in Texas where they enjoyed dancing, playing cards, and making new friends; also many trips to Mexico. Most of all they enjoyed their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her children Barry Stubbs, Kathleen Rolthe, Thomas (Mary) Stubbs, Richard (Cindy) Stubbs, and Robert (Tammy) Stubbs; grandchildren Susan(Raul), Luke (Kari), Jennifer (Scott), Adam (Dayna), Elizabeth, Gilian, and Evan; several great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren and other relatives.
Esther is preceded in death by her husband, son Kyle, infant granddaughter Courtney, siblings Ethel Gerrish, Marjorie Miklian, and Richard Ginsbach.
She will join her husband Captain Charles Stubbs with a private graveside service.