ESTHER V. BIVENS, 87, passed away Saturday March 7, 2015, at Lutheran Life Villages. Born in Logans port, Ind., she has been a resident of New Haven since 1958. She loved gardening, painting, crocheting, and sewing, but most of all she loved her family. She is survived by her seven children. Linda Morgan of New Haven, Art (Jean) Bivens of See Ree, Kentucky, Mike (Debbie) Bivens of Canyon Country, Calif., Becky (Ron) Andrews of Fort Wayne, Jeff Bivens of Woodburn, Ind., Chuck (Tami) Bivens of Roanoke, Ind. and Peggy (Casey) Quinn of Fort Wayne; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert “Micky” Warren and Nellie Pearl McGuire; sisters, Mary D. Schmidt and Donna L. Stephens; granddaughter, Misty M. Monce of Fort Wayne. As requested there will be no services. Instead, there will be a private family memorial. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Cancer Society of Indiana.

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