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
July 5, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Raymond B. Hunter
Elinor B. Hunter
A memorial service will be held for Elinor and Raymond Hunter on July 6, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Park Center Church west of Elgin.
Elinor B. (Kinney) Hunter, 91, was born Aug. 10, 1919 and died Aug. 23, 2010. Raymond B. Hunter, 96, was born Jan. 27, 1917 and died Feb. 11, 2013. They are survived by five children, Judith Galas (Frank), Jon (Judy), James (Cheryle), Susan Wingard (Stan), and Steven (Sherril), seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Following the service, please join the family for lunch at the Senior Center in Elgin.
June 21, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Bernice C. Roth
1931 — 2013
Bernice C. Roth, 81 formerly of Elgin, NE, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, NE
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, NE with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
Bernice Cleta Roth, daughter of Ludwig and Martha (Kallhoff) Koenig, was born November 16, 1931 on the family ranch home southwest of Ewing, NE. She attended Holt County rural School District #146 through the eighth grade and graduated in 1949 from St. Mary’s High School in O’Neill, NE with Normal Training. She taught school for three years before working for Hested’s Store in Norfolk, NE for three years.
On September 1, 1955, Bernice married Jerome Bruno Roth at rural St. John’s Church near Clearwater, NE. The couple made their home on a farm northeast of Elgin where Bernice was a homemaker and raised their four children: Kathy, Janis, Lori and Mary Beth.
She was a member of St. Boniface Church, St. Boniface Christian Mothers and served as Treasurer and circle leader. She was also a member of a prayer group.
Bernice enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and challenging herself with Sudoku and other word puzzles.
She is survived by four daughters and their families: Kathy McPhillips and husband Dan of Lindsay, NE and children Tammy (Luke) Kaufman, Julie, Karla, Michelle and Laura McPhillips; Jan Starman and husband Rick of Petersburg, NE and children Adam, Amanda and Juliann Starman; Lori Beckman and husband Gary of Elgin, NE and children Andy, Makayla and Erin Beckman; Mary Beth Hankla and husband Brian of King George, VA and children Jacob and Bethany Hankla; three great-grandchildren: Owen, Oliver and Lucy Kaufman of Meadow Grove, NE: one sister MaryAnn Thiele of Clearwater, NE; two brothers: Jim Koenig of Ewing and Bob (Florence) Koenig of Lincoln.
Bernice was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jerome in 2011, and one sister Kathryn Sojka.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com