Burgland, Esther Caroline (Sundquist) (April 25, 1889 - July 10, 1976)
Funeral services held for Esther
Douglas Budget - July 15, 1976Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, at the First Baptist Church for Esther Caroline Burgland, age 87, with Rev. Clyde Thompson officiating.
She was born April 25, 1889, in Dawson County, Nebr. to Nels and Caroline Sundquist. On March 22, 1911 she was married to John Burgland in North Platte, Nebr. He preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 1972. Four sisters and two brothers also preceded her in death.
Born to this marriage was one son, Alvin (Sonny) Burgland of Greybull, Wyo., four daughters, Florence Zaichkin of Tacoma, Washington; Ethel Price, Caroline Alexander, and Opal Stinson all of Douglas.
John and Esther homesteaded north of Douglas in 1918 and moved to Douglas in 1942. She lived in Douglas until July, 1975 when she went to Tacoma, Washington to make her home with her daughter Florence. She lived there until her death on July 10, 1976.
Left to mourn her passing besides her children are one sister, Clara Preitauer of Gothenburg, Nebr.; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and many friends.