Obituary: Esther Mae Lynch

Esther Mae (Hare) Lynch, 87, of rural Parsons, originally from Conway Springs, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at her home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Lynch, Sr.; her parents, Robert Theodore and Ova Flora Mae (Benge) Hare; two brothers, Alfred Hare and Jesse Hare; and one sister, Ruth Cash.
She is survived by four sons, Paul F. “Frank” Lynch, Jr., of Parsons, Lonnie (Judy) Lynch of Atlanta, Texas, Patrick Lynch of Parsons, and John Lynch of Parsons; three daughters, Becky (Larry) Jewett of LeRoy, Kan., Susan Lynch of Parsons, and Cassie Lynch of Parsons; nine grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and numerous step-great-grandchildren; one brother, James (Betty) Hare of Conway Springs; one sister, Dorothy Bauer of Scranton, Ark.; and sister-in-law, Katie Lynch of Wichita.
Funeral service was at 1 p.m., Monday, April 15, at St. Francis Catholic Church in St. Paul. Burial followed at St. Francis Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association. These may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS 67357.