Published 2:36 pm Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Mrs. Esther Josephine Wells Mickenheim, a resident of Bogalusa, passed away on July 11, 2021, at the age of 92.
Mrs. Mickenheim was born Oct. 29, 1928, to the late Rainer and Mary Lennie Wells. Mrs. Esther is survived by her husband, Leo Joseph Mickenheim Sr. of Bogalusa; her sons, Leo (Judi) Mickenheim Jr. of Bogalusa, Perry (Charlynn) Mickenheim of Bogalusa, Greg Mickenheim of Bogalusa; and a daughter, Joanne (Tim) Mickenheim Thompson of Port Allen. Mrs. Esther was also survived by her grandchildren, Jason Scott (Lauren) Mickenheim, Kelli N. Mickenheim (Jon) Woods, Jennifer L. Mickenheim (Aaron) Blom, Tanner (Melissa) Mickenheim, Taylor Mickenheim, Tanner Thompson and Chelsea (Dakota) Woodruff; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Esther was preceded in death by her parents, Rainer Wells and Mary Lennie Tate Wells; her brothers, Winfred Tate Wells, Lonnie Aubrey Wells, Rainer Emmitt Wells and Jessie Nathaniel Wells; her sisters, Lennie Estelle Wells Adams, Mary Ella Wells Daigle and Mildred Aline Wells Bennett; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Thursday, July 15, from 9:30 a.m. until time for the Catholic Mass at 11:30 a.m. at Annunciation Catholic Church, with the Rev. Father Daniel Brouillette officiating. Interment will follow at Hillview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made to Annunciation Catholic Church.
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