Esther M. Theiss, 72, of Fort Dodge, IA died Monday, September 1, 2014 at the Fort Dodge Villa Care Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday, September 5, 2014 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge with the Rev. Nathan Peitsch officiating. Burial will be in Newark Township Cemetery at Vincent, IA. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday at Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Fort Dodge and prior to the service on Friday at the church.