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Condolences for Ardyce E. Esch

Ardyce was my son's daycare provider in 1989-90. In 90, he was diagnosed with cancer. Back then, some folks thought cancer was contagious, so I had to take my son out of daycare so Ardyce wouldn't lose others. While my son was still in the hospital, she took up a collection and bought Danny his first video game machine, Nintendo! Danny was not likely to survive to age 5 but.... he did, and is now 35! Today We we're talking and he said he'd love to go see her when covid lifts. We've discussed it over the years but it's a long drive and I've always driven old beaters so we didn't go. Im so sorry we waited. Now it's too late. She was a very special woman to care for so many children as she did. We've missed her for years. I look forward to seeing her again one day in heaven.
From Donna and son, Daniel Boyd

Bob, I am so sorry for you loss. I wish I knew better what to say. We missed you at horseshoes these last years and always wondering how you are doing. Condolences, Doug and Carol
From Doug Bakkum

With our sincerest sympathies and condolences!!! May you REST in Peace to Aunt Ardyce. My dad LOVED going to Minnesota each year! He loved and adored Aunt Ardyce. My mom enjoyed her visits with Aunt Ardyce, too! She was always so friendly and warm! Each year, Aunt Ardyce would send Gio and I, a few personal messages on Facebook to wish us happy holidays, birthdays.. every message mentioned how she still remembered me going to visit Minnesota and seeing snow for the first time! Thank you Aunt Ardyce for being a great Aunt to my dad!!! and to me & Gio!!! Thank you for loving us with ALL your heart!! We love you!!! We will miss you and your messages!!!!
From Tommy, Shirley, Lisa and Giovanni Stallings

Ardyce was a wonderful person. She touched many hearts and will be missed by many. We count it as a blessing to have known her.
From Shelley and Brad Jilek

Ardyce was amazing! She was my kids second home for 15 years. She and Bob were like family to us! It was a godsend that she had a hearing problem with all those kids running around. To this day she never failed to ask me how the kids were doing. Rest In Peace my dear Ardyce 😇
From Pam (Wynn)Mechtel

Esch Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of Ardyce. She was one in a million. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Peace and love God Bless. Love, Bob
From Bob Suomela