Lynn Alys Esbach, 60, taught preschool for many years

Lynn 'Alys' Esbach
Lynn ‘Alys’ Esbach

Lynn Alys Esbach, 60, loving wife and mother, passed away peacefully at her Virginia Beach home Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Douglas Watson Esbach; children, Edward Ellis Esbach and Erin Elizabeth Esbach; and brother, Bernard Marsh.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lemuel Ellis Marsh Jr. and Ann Knutson; and brother, Dewitt Marsh.

Alys was born Nov. 1, 1958, grew up in Virginia Beach and graduated from Princess Anne High School. She later worked for Jarvis Corporation in Virginia Beach, where she met and married Doug in 1984. Doug’s career took them to Florida, where Eddie was born, and eventually returned him to Richmond, where Erin was born, residing there for 30 years. She lovingly taught preschool at River Road Baptist Church for many years and worked tirelessly on the Christmas Mother program in Goochland county, where they lived on the Hermitage Country Club.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, June 29, at Altmeyer Funeral Home Maestas Chapel, 1801 Baltic Ave., Virginia Beach. There will be a gathering for family and friends at the Esbach’s home following the service.

Share online condolences with the family at Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory.

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