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Esther Yvonne Ingram age 90 passed away April 5, 2018 in Spokane Valley, WA. Born May 22, 1927 in Columbia Falls, MT to parents Pearl and Bradford Leighty. Esther married James R Ingram Dec 31, 1945. Esther loved to work in her garden, play cards with family and friends, and volunteered many years at RSVP - Meals on Wheels. Esther enjoyed traveling. She had a bucket list which included seeing New York City, going on a cruise through the Panama Canal, and cruising the Mississippi on a Paddle Wheel. She checked everything off her bucket list enjoying them all with her daughters and friends.
Esther is survived by her two daughters; Judy Dryden (Bob) and Faye Olson (Jerry), both of Spokane Valley, WA, five grandchildren; Andria Young (Mike), of Spokane, WA, Brian Spitzer (Kim), of Green Valley, AZ, Kenny Ingram, of Kalispell, MT, Aaron Olson (Katie), of Bellevue, WA and Christina Wold, of Bonney Lake, WA. eight great grandchildren; Meriah, Mikaela, Marissa, Mirranda, Samantha, Toby, Bain and Kruse and two great great grandchildren; Ryan and Karson. She is also survived by sisters Thelma Carter, of Columbia Falls, MT, James Leighty, of University City, WA., Violet Lundy, of Aloha, OR, Ardith Wolfe, of Spanaway, WA and Andy Leighty, of Kalispell, MT. Also survived by many many nieces and nephews.
Esther is proceeded in death by her parents; Bradford and Pearl Leighty, husband James R Ingram, son James B Ingram, sisters; Ellen, Ethel, Nellie, Bertha, Alma, Irene, and June, brothers; Sam, Earl, Charlie, and Ted.
Esther lived in Kalispell until May of 2015 when she decided to move to Spokane Valley, WA to be near her daughters. She lived at Colonial Court for almost 3 years. There will be no memorial service per Esther's request. Memorial Contributions can be made to Meals on Wheels in Kalispell, MT.
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