Esther I. Kandel, 78, of Dalton, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster.
She was born near Kidron on August 12, 1941 to the late Sylvan and Mary Ann (Geiser) Lehman and married Marvin Kandel on August 12, 1961 and he survives.
She had worked at the Dutch Kitchen in Dalton for 18 years and was a member of the Longenecker Evangelical Anabaptist Fellowship.
In addition to her husband Marvin, she is survived by children, Jeff Kandel of Indiana, Tim and Tom Kandel, both of Orrville and Connie Kandel of Dalton; grandchildren, Samantha, JD, Kirstie, Tanya, Justin, Kriston, Heather, Paige and Monte; 12 great grandchildren; a sister, Carolyn Brinker of Dalton; brothers-in-law, Earl Mast of Mount Eaton and Abe Yoder of Winesburg; and a sister-in-law, Mary Lehman of Mount Eaton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Twila Mast and Rosie Yoder; and a brother, Clayton Lehman.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am at the Longenecker Evangelical Anabaptist Fellowship, 2200 Township Rd 606, Dundee, with Pastor Mervin Kurtz officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 6-8 PM at the church or on Saturday from 10-11:00 am prior to services. Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling the arrangements.
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