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Published April 05, 2013, 12:00 AM

Esther Hanson Thorpe

Esther Hanson Thorpe, age 95 of Detroit Lakes, went to heaven on Easter Sunday morning, March 31, 2013, at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

Esther Hanson Thorpe was born on June 8, 1917 in Richwood Township, rural Detroit Lakes, to Arthur & Mabel (Crowser) Hanson. She attended District 7 rural schools and then Detroit Lakes High School, graduating in 1935 as the valedictorian of her class. Following high school she worked at the Graystone Hotel and the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Detroit Lakes.

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