Esther Mayo (née Bloom), a lifelong resident of Eagle River, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at Rennes Health & Rehab in Rhinelander. She was 101.

She was born Dec. 14, 1919, in Eagle River, to Anton and Sinna Bloom.

Mrs. Mayo worked as a registered nurse in Phelps, was the director of Nursing in Eagle River, and worked at Eagle River Health Care.

She enjoyed reading, fishing and gardening.

Mrs. Mayo was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, in 2004; eight brothers, John T., Anton, Rex, Armas, Uno, Hugo, Martin and Andy; and four sisters, Ina Ohlson, Jenny Carlson, Gertrude Wuollett and Irene Yost.

She is survived by two children, Vicki Layman of Eagle River and Keith Mayo of Rhinelander; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at a later date.

Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River is serving the family.