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Esther E. Hegg

January 1, 1918 — July 27, 2022

Esther E. Hegg, of Litchfield, MN, died on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at the Bethany Care Center in Litchfield, MN, at the age of 104. A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 10:00 AM at Litchfield Christian Church. A visitation will be held Friday, July 29, 2022, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral and Cremation Service in Litchfield and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be held at Manannah Union Cemetery. The service will be livestreamed at

Esther Ella Hegg was born February 12, 1918, in Manannah Township to Charles & Kate (Reber) Arbogast. She graduated 1937 from Litchfield H.S. She married Donald H. Hegg on September 23, 1937, at her parents’ home in Manannah. She was a farm wife for 40 years on their farm in Union Grove Township south of Lake Koronis. She attended Manannah Union Church from which she was baptized, until they moved to Litchfield in 1977, where she became a member of Church of Christ, later named Christian Church.

Esther was a charter member and past Pres. of the Ladies of Grand Army of Republic (GAR) and Past Pres. and member of China Painters group. She was a longtime member of Daughter of American Revelation (DAR). She enjoyed her morning Bible Study with women from her church. Her hobbies were button collecting and was a member of National, State & local Button Society; china painting; reading; traveling; flower gardening and entertaining her friends in her home.

She leaves to mourn her son Douglas, daughter Diane, grandchildren Timothy Nelson, Vicky (Loren) Pearson, Terry Nelson, Ricky (Lisa) Hegg, Tori (Joe) Rogers, Nancy (Brenden) Selk, Trudy (Stacy) Heining, 13 great-grandchildren Steven (Erin), Daniel (Ashley), Derick (Corteney), Dena (Nicholas), Ariel, Colby, Lara, Graham, Aria (Connor), Emily (Chad), Nicholas (Cassie), Kayla (Eric), Adam and 4 great great-grandchildren Nash, Beau, Henry, & Harper. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Richard, sister Mildred Welliver, her husband Donald in 1981, and great great-granddaughter Charlie Mae Hegg.  

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, July 29, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Johnson-Hagglund Funeral & Cremation Service

125 S Armstrong Ave, Litchfield, MN 55355

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Litchfield Christian Church

312 N Marshall Ave, Litchfield, MN 55355

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