Deceased Name: Esther F. Culp MOUNT OLIVE - Esther Feella Culp, 97, of Mount Olive died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.
She was born May 19, 1909, in rural Mount Olive, the daughter of Edward and Minnie Lowenstein Marburger. She married Ralph Dorlaque in 1934 in Chicago; he died in 1983. She married Wayne Culp in 1956 in Hillsboro; he died in 1983.
Mrs. Culp worked at Hilltop Bakery in Hillsboro for 34 years, Hillsboro Glass and The Annex Motel in Litchfield. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and a longtime member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hillsboro.
Survivors: many nieces and nephews.
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Zion Lutheran Church, Mount Olive, the Rev. Ben Fiore officiating. Burial: Elm Lawn Cemetery, Litchfield.
Becker & Son Funeral Home in Mount Olive is in charge of arrangements.
State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) Date: October 3, 2006 Page: 26