ROCHESTER, MINN: Esperence L. Fuller, 78, died Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at St. Marys Hospital. Esperence Lois King was born March 21, 1932 to Vincent and Esperence (Stearns) King in Ladysmith, WI. She graduated from St. Charles High School, St.Charles, MN and later married Mason "Jack" T. Fuller on October 12, 1962 in Rochester, MN. Esperence attended Rochester Community College and graduated with an Associate Degree in Nursing. She worked at Rochester State Hospital and Rochester Methodist Hospital as a nurse and later as a Medical Care Reviewer for PSQCM and Blue Cross. She retired in 1995. Esperence enjoyed playing the piano and was a caregiver for many family members and elderly friends. Jack and Esperence led the American Sunday School Union in Chester, MN in the mid 1960's for several years, and she was also involved in many church activities. She also played piano as a volunteer at Sunrise Cottages in Rochester. Esperence is survived by her husband, Mason "Jack" Fuller, Rochester, MN, her son, Frank (Cindy) Fuller, South St. Paul, MN, and her eight daughters, Judith (Michael) Ellstrom, Rochester, MN, Althea (Peter) Falconero, Schwenksville, PA, Rita (Dave) Swenson, Albert Lea, MN, Marguerite (Jim) Wesley, Winston-Salem, NC, Mildred Broadwell, Aurora, IL, Esperence (Doug) Laughlin, Greencastle, PA, Patricia (Sam) Prum, Rochester, MN, and Kara Jensvold, Fridley, MN; twenty-two grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren; and her brother George (Ruby) King, Minneapolis, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Don Becker, and two sisters Lemarge Harrison and Mary Glenz.A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at Autumn Ridge Church, Timothy Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the church. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Oakwood Cemetery.Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester, MN 55901 (507) 289-3600www.ranfranzandvinefh.com
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Dear Family of Esperance,
Our deepest sympathy and thoughts during this time. We pray for your strength and that the Almighty God would provide you with his peace and his love to fill your hearts.
I am so sorry to hear of your loss my dear friend. Please know you are in our thoughts here at the hospital.
A big "virtual" hug for you.
In his love,
Candy & Family