Esther (Winkler) Behrens, 99, of La Grange, died on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at Care Inn of La Grange. Visitation was held on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home. Family received friends from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Funeral Services were held at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, located at 800 N. Franklin in La Grange, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Burial followed at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Cemetery. Esther was born in Fayette County, on Oct. 9, 1914, the daughter of John and Anna (Michalk) Winkler. She married Otto Behrens on Nov. 10, 1935. Esther was a homemaker. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Ladies’ Aid of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and Lutheran Braille Society. She is survived by daughter, Carolyn Mitschke and husband, James, of Giddings; sister, Irene Moerbe of Giddings; four grandchildren: Lori Moreton; Susan Schatte and husband, Monroe Schatte, Jr.; James E.