Esther Joiser died Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at her home in Concho, Arizona from complications of pancreatic cancer. She was 84 years old. Esther was born on a Wednesday, August 11, 1937, in Purandiro, located in the state of Michoacan, Mexico to her parents, the late Maria Zapien and Apolonio Macias.
She moved to Arizona in 1972. In 1976, Esther married the love of her life, Harry Joiser, at the Justice of Peace in Juarez, Mexico. Later, their marriage was sanctified at the San Rafael Catholic Church in Concho, Arizona where she was a member for many years. Throughout her long life, Esther was a loving homemaker to her family. She was a devoted wife to Harry and a wonderful mother to her children. Being with family brought immeasurable joy to her. She loved her life and raised her children with a loving and encouraging demeanor. As her grandchildren were born, her joy was magnified with the arrival of each one. She loved to spoil her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and taught them many of life's lessons that will bless them throughout the remainder of their lives.
She called the White Mountains "home" for the past 45 years. Esther was blessed with the proverbial "green thumb" and loved gardening. She will always be remembered for the beautiful roses she grew in her garden.
Esther is survived by her husband, Harry Joiser of Concho, Arizona; children: Efren (Cello) Sanchez of El Paso, Texas, Rosa Cardoza of Las Vegas, Nevada, Maritza (Miguel) Malanche of El Paso, Texas, Veronica (Angel Rocha) Macias of Juarez, Mexico, Susan (Tom) Burkee of Flagstaff, Arizona and Harry J. (Alexa) Joiser of Tucson, Arizona. She is also survived by her 22 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by all of her siblings and 4 children: Geraldo Sanchez, Rigoberto Sanchez, Ofelia Franco and Juan Macias.
Private family services will be held. Esther's family is grateful for their community of friends and continue to be grateful for the many prayers offered up in their behalf.