Esther Wilhide, 95, of Garland, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017 in Rockwall, Texas. Esther was born to Stephan and Mary (Meneth) Chokuly on January 28, 1921 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania. Esther married Paul Evers Wilhide, Sr., the son of Marshall Evers and Gloria Virginia (Stull) Wilhide. Esther served in the United States Army during World War II. She retired as Secretary of Defense.
Those left to celebrate her life include; sons, Paul Wilhide, Jr. of Garland, David Wilhide of Denver, and Carey Wilhide of Denver; Granddaughter, Ashley Morrow; Great-granddaughters, Ashley Morrow, Cheyenne Brook Morrow and Hallie Mae Morrow.
She was preceded in death by; her husband, and her parents.