Esther E. Helfrich was born in Sundance, Wyoming on May 5, 1947. In 1957 Esther and her family moved to Caldwell, Idaho. She graduated Caldwell High School in 1965. She was married to Charles Helfrich, had 3 boys and raised them in Middleton, Idaho. She was on the local EMT, a volunteer firefighter, Cub Scout den leader, and also attended Boise State University. She worked at the Amalgamated Sugar Company for 35 years. Esther enjoyed camping, hanging out with friends, and adored her Great-granddaughter Mia.
Esther is survived by her brother Gary Barnes, 3 sons Charles (Debra) Helfrich, Richard Helfrich, and Christopher (Melody) Helfrich, 6 granddaughters, 1 great-granddaughter and some good friends.
She is preceded in death by both her parents and a bother Richard Barnes, as well as numerous aunts and uncles.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations can be made to Wounded Warriors or a diabetic charity of their choice.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, March 8, 2019 at Vision Community Chapel located at 221 Main St., Marsing.