August 1, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Frances E. Luettel
1918 — 2013
Frances E. Luettel, 94 of Petersburg, NE, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion, NE.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, July 29, 2013 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg, NE with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating. Interment followed at the parish cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.
Frances Emma Luettel, daughter of Joseph A. and Anna (Salber) Wirges, was born October 6, 1918 southeast of Petersburg, NE.
She was baptized and confirmed at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at Petersburg. She attended grade school at District 18, rural Petersburg, graduating from the 8th grade at St. John’s Catholic School.
On September 19, 1944, Frances was united in marriage to Clem Luettel at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg.
They lived west of Petersburg for six years until purchasing a farm east of Petersburg where they farmed and raised their three daughters: Ann, May and Rose.
Frances filled many roles well as mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and wife.
On June 23, 2006, Clem passed away. Frances continued living on the farm until the time of her death.
Frances was a lifetime member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Petersburg, NE and served as past president as well as holding many other offices of St. John’s Altar Society.
In her spare time, she enjoyed quilting, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, gardening, flowers, playing cards and visiting.
Surviving are three daughters: Ann Bode & husband Bill of Lincoln; May Seier & husband Don, and Rose Bode & husband Bob, all of Petersburg; 10 grandchildren; Bruce (Ann) Bode, Kris Bode, Karrie (Erick) Mishler, Craig (Gini) Seier, Brenda (Wade) Eschenbrenner, Keith (Jana) Seier, Kim (J.J.) Stover, Brent (Tanya) Bode, Kelly (James) Kelley, B. J. Bode; 19 great-grandchildren: Cameron, Madeline, & Gabrielle Bode, Avery Mishler, Emily & Lauren Seier, Brooke & Matthew Eschenbrenner, Jaden & Blake Seier, Jadyn, Bailey & Emma Stover, Trev, Spencer & Reece Bode, Brennen & Hayden Kelley, and Austin Bode; brother: Bernard Wirges of Petersburg; sister: Leona Brown of Lincoln; sister-in-law: Mabel Wirges of North Platte; along with several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Clem, a granddaughter Tricia Seier in 1971, two brothers: John & Joe Wirges; and three sisters: Marcella Friese, Helen Hood, and Alvina Reuth.
August 1, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Robert J. Camp
1941 — 2013
Robert Jerome Camp, son of Jerome and Louise (Seier) Camp was born at home near Petersburg, NE on March 14, 1941. He was baptized and confirmed at the St. John the Baptist Church in Petersburg, NE.
He attended St. John the Baptist Elementary and High School, graduating with the class of 1959. Upon graduation, Bob was inducted into the US Army, Infantry Division, served active duty in Germany and was honorably discharged on May 16, 1962.
Bob was united in marriage to Lois Ann Henn on September 5, 1964, at St. Boniface Catholic Church, in Elgin, NE.
In the spring of 1965, Bob and Lois made their home in Norfolk, NE until they moved to Yankton, SD in 2005.
Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards and telling stories with his friends.
Bob especially enjoyed following the Minnesota Twins Baseball Team.
He is survived by his son, Tim and his wife Julie Camp of Yankton, SD; daughter Jean and her husband Mike McFadden of Lakewood, Colorado; grandchildren Myles, Forrest, Gunnar, Tonia and Michael.
He is also survived by his siblings and spouses, including: Bill and his wife Phyllis Camp of Elgin, NE; Jim and his wife Cathy Camp of Shawnee, KS; Meg and her husband Jerry Krause of Omaha, NE: Eileen Tiede of Omaha, NE: Shirley and her husband Larry Henn of Petersburg, NE: and Dave and his wife Charlene Camp of Albion, NE: brother-in-law Don Starman of Elgin, NE, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife Lois, his parents, Jerome & Louise Camp, sister, Kathleen Starman, and brother-in-law, Charles Tiede.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, July 25, 2013 at Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Chapel, Yankton, SD, with Rev. John Rutten officiating.
Burial will be held at a later date at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery at Elgin, NE.
Military rites by Ernest-Bowyer VFW Post #791 Honor Guard, South Dakota Army Reserve National Guard, and the Patriot Guard Flag Line.
July 18, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Delbert J. Schumacher
1925 — 2013
Delbert J. Schumacher, 88, of Wabasha, Minn., died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at St. Elizabeth’s Health Care Center in Wabasha.
He was born March 2, 1925, at home in Petersburg, NE, the son of George and Lucy (Leibel) Schumacher. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He married Charlotte Bennett June 4, 1946, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE. Delbert was a dairy farmer. The family moved to Dumfries, rural Wabasha, in 1957 where he continued his farming practice. He and Charlotte moved into Wabasha in 1998 when he retired.
Delbert was a member of St. Felix Catholic Church and a member of St. Joseph’s Society of Catholic United Financial. He was also a 60-year member of the American Legion, his last several years as a member of the Wabasha American Legion Post #50. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and especially spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Schumacher; Wabasha; children and their spouses, Sharon and Denis LaComb, Apple Valley, Roger and Kathy Schumacher, Eden Prairie, Marla and John Simmet, Woodbury, and Wayne and Barb Schumacher, New Richmond, Wis.; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.
A funeral Mass was held Saturday, June 29, at St. Felix Catholic Church in Wabasha, with the Rev. Joseph LaPlante and Deacon John Hust officiating. Interment followed in St. Felix Cemetery.
Casket bearers were his grandsons, Rob and Steve Poppovich, Justin Schumacher, Adam, Paul and Noah Simmet, Brian LaComb and Andy and Matt Schumacher.
July 11, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
1928 — 2013
Marie W. Zwingman, 85 formerly of Raeville, NE passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at St. Joseph Care Center in Norfolk.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville, NE with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating.
Interment followed in the parish cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Marie Wilhemina (Reestman) Zwingman was born on Sunday, June 17, 1928 to Gerhard and Agnes Reestman on the family farm at Raeville, NE. She was baptized at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville. She attended St. John Berchman’s School at Raeville and graduated valedictorian in 1946. She attended Wayne State College to earn her teachers certificate and then taught four years in District 109, Mount Ayre rural school.
On September 28, 1954, she married Richard Louis Zwingman. Children born to this union were: LaVern, James and Janet. They lived on a farm northeast of Raeville until they moved to their home in Elgin, in July 1998. Richard passed away in November 1999 and Marie entered St. Joseph Care Center in Norfolk in 2004. It was there she passed away July 1, 2013 at age 85.
She was a member of St. Bonaventure Church, St. Bonaventure Christian Mothers and Raeville Quilters. Marie enjoyed cooking, quilting, sewing, crocheting, gardening, canning and decorating cakes. Above all, her true love was her family and church.
She is survived by three children and their families: LaVern Zwingman and friend Anne Hamman of Norfolk; Doris Zwingman of Norfolk; James Zwingman and wife Nancy of Elgin; Janet (Zwingman) Henseleit and husband Larry of Tilden; four grandchildren: Ryan Zwingman and wife Karissa of Norfolk; Amy (Zwingman) Powers and husband Ben of Omaha; Jamie and Lisa Henseleit of Tilden; two brothers: Ray (Catherine) Reestman of Elgin; Joe (Emily) Reestman of Elgin; a sister: Betty Ann (Jerome) Temme of Petersburg; and many nieces and nephews.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Richard; one brother Norbert; two sisters: Irene Camp and Alice Schmitz; two nephews and one niece.
July 5, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Marie W. Zwingman, 85 formerly of Raeville, NE passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at St. Joseph Care Center in Norfolk, NE.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville, NE with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be 3:00-4:30 p.m. Friday at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin, and 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the church in Raeville, with a 7:30 p.m. wake service. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com