Esther E. Evans Yager Gust, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, 82 of Coleman, died Thursday February 25, 2016 at Auburn Fields. She was born July 30, 1933 in Saginaw, the daughter of the late W. Edgar & Ruth (Burgess) Evans. Esther E. Evans married Donald H. Yager August 4, 1951 in Coleman. He died October 30, 1987. She then married Donald Gust February 14, 1990 in Las Vegas.
Survivors include her husband Donald Gust of Coleman, children: Kathy & Charlie Arthur of Coleman, Donald & Sue Yager of Coleman, Ginny & Dennis Fullerton of Bay City, stepchildren: Donald & Lisa Gust of Gladwin, Natalie Cooper of Gladwin, 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, brothers James Evans of Coleman, Bill & Sandy Evans of Clare. She was preceded in death by her brother Robert Evans.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Monday February 29, 2016 at the O’Laughlin Funeral Home, Inc., Coleman, with Chaplain Doug Bassett officiating. Burial will take place in the Warren Township Cemetery, Coleman. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-6 pm and on Monday starting at 10 am until the time of services. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Auburn Fields and Heartland Hospice of Bay City. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Heartland Hospice.