Esther G. Shubin
March 24, 1923 - March 29, 2019
Esther G. Shubin of Fallon, Nevada, at the age
of 96, passed away peacefully at her home on
March 29, 2019. Esther was born in Coldwater, KS in 1923, the daughter of Charles Dunn and Grace Long.
She was raised on a farm, the oldest of 1 surviving sister, Phyllis Thomas, and 1 brother, John Dunn, both of Eureka, KS. Her other brother, Elvin, and 2 sisters, Elizabeth and Mary Lou preceded her in death. After graduating from Fowler High School in the class of 1941 she moved to Los Angeles, California to be with her sister Elizabeth. Esther met her husband, Pete, at Birmingham Hospital (now Birmingham High School) in Van Nuys, California. He was there recovering from spending 4 years in a WWII Prison Camp. Pete and Esther were married in Las Vegas on June 2, 1946. They were married almost 50 years.
They had two children, Alexis Shubin-Viera, of Fallon, NV and Greg Shubin of Nevada City, CA. She and Pete raised their family in Woodland Hills, California. She worked as a Computer Key Punch Operator for Orange Empire (Alfred M. Lewis, Inc.) in Northridge, California. She retired in 1985 after 24 years of continual service. They lived in Woodland Hills for forty years and then retired to Santa Rosa, California to be near their son Greg and his family. Her beloved husband, Pete, passed away in 1996 at the age of 83. She lived in Santa Rosa among friends and family
until 2003 when she decided to move to Las Vegas, Nevada. Esther lived there for 10 years before
moving to Fallon, NV in 2013 with her daughter,
Alexis and her family.
She is survived by her daughter, Alexis, son, Greg, three grandchildren, Max, Maddy and Trevor, and
three great grandchildren, Anorah, Judah, and Avigail.
Her favorite hobbies were: ceramics, painting, wine tasting, traveling and making reservations at restaurants. She was a devoted Christian and attended the Country Church in Fallon, NV.
Her final resting place will be the Veterans Section of the Santa Rosa Memorial Park, in Santa Rosa, next to Pete. Her memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Arrangments are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 AUstin Highway Fallon, Nevada
Memorial Fund donations can be made payable to the “Esther Shubin Memorial Fund” c/o the Santa Rosa Memorial Park, 1900 Franklin Avenue,
Santa Rosa, CA 95402.
A Celebration of Her Life will be held Saturday
April 27th, 2019 @ 1pm Country Church
755 South Crook Rd Fallon
Arrangements are under the care of the Gardens Funeral Home, 775-423-8928.