ESTHER SKODA

Esther L. Skoda, 91, of Cadiz, Ohio, formerly of Bellaire, Ohio, died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Carriage Inn in Cadiz, Ohio.

She was born October 31, 1922, in Beallsville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Walter and Minnie Owens McElroy.

Esther was a homemaker and worked at the former Weimer Meat Packing in Wheeling, WV. She was a member of the St. Joe Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Skoda, on January 1, 2001; four brothers, Ben, Charles, Harold, and Emerson McElroy; and three sisters, Anna Howell, Lora McElroy, and Grace Balk.

Surviving are a sister-in-law, Jean McElroy, of Murrells Inlet, SC, and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th St., Bellaire, Ohio, on Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. with Evg. Jeffrey A. Kent officiating.

Interment in the Belmont County Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Share your thoughts and memories with Esther’s family at www.altmeyer. com.