Esther Anna Herring
June 15, 1932 – October 6, 2021
Esther A. Herring, age 89, of Portland Oregon passed away on October 6, 2021. She was born in Wadena Minnesota on June 15, 1932. She graduated from Wadena High School in 1949 and received her commercial real estate brokers license after moving to Portland, Oregon. She was married to Harlan Zeek on June 18, 1977.
Esther excelled in her career in commercial real estate where she was Vice President, Principal Broker and Senior Property Manager for Elliott Associates Inc. prior to her retirement. She was a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and held several responsibilities in the organization throughout her career. She had a passion for work while raising her three kids. When she wasn't working or being mom, she loved ice cream, traveling and going to the beach.
Esther is survived by her children Bruce Herring and Michelle (Herring) Albert, her grandchildren Jami (Herring) Sheets, Jennifer Albert, Casey Herring and James Albert, her great grandchild Felix Jameson Sheets, her sister Mabel Skalman, and many other nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements will be held at 12:00 PM on October 31, 2021 at Lincoln Memorial Park
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lincoln Memorial Park & Funeral Home