Irene E. Wilkinson
1920 - 2010
Irene Elizabeth Wilkinson, daughter of Bernard and Teresa (Tunink) Von Bonn was born November 5, 1920 at Petersburg, NE.
She was baptized at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg, NE, attended St. John’s Catholic School and graduated from the eighth grade at St. Boniface Catholic School in Elgin, NE.
On December 31, 1941, she was united in marriage with Max Wilkinson at Elgin, NE.
They made their home southwest of Elgin, NE until moving northwest of Elgin in 1961. She was a housewife and raised their children.
In 2007, she moved into Elgin where she resided until entering the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE in February 2010.
Irene was a member of the “Out Our Way” club, enjoyed playing bingo and loved bowling.
She passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010, at the Boone County Health Center in Albion, NE at the age of 89.
Irene is survived by four children: Ron Wilkinson and wife Sharon of Elgin, NE; Max Wilkinson Jr. (Bud) and wife Teresa of Elgin, NE; Dean Wilkinson and wife Linda of Oakdale, NE; Lois Buffington and husband Alan of Ft. Collins, CO; one daughter-in-law: Sharon Wilkinson of Elgin, NE; one sister: Sally Wood of Colorado Springs, CO; eleven grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Max in 1989; son Gary; daughter Patsy; grandson Randy; three sisters and two brothers.
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin, NE with Rev. Ray Avidano and Mark Polifka officiating. Music was provided by organist, Kay Crosier.
Pallbearers for the funeral were Dick and Steve Von Bonn, Dale and Stanley Wilkinson, Duane Esau, and Rick Penne. Burial followed at West Cedar Valley Cemetery in Elgin, NE.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Kyle Knievel is currently completing his training with the Army National Guard in Fort Jackson, SC. He will be in training until his graduation, which is scheduled for Thursday, August 19, 2010. Upon his guard graduation, he will return to complete his senior year at Pope John XXIII Central Catholic.
Friends and family wishing to write may reach him at the following address:
PVT Knievel, Kyle
A CO 3/60th Infantry Regiment
1st Platoon “Dominators”
Bldg 5482 Jackson Blvd
Ft. Jackson, SC 29207
Kanyon Leigh Allemang was born June 30, 2010, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
She weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces at birth and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Parents are Nick and Megan Allemang of Neligh. She was welcomed home by a brother, Kaleb Pofahl, eight years old.
Grandparents are Kim and Peggy Allemang of Clearwater, and Lee and Deb Pofahl of Neligh.
Great grandparents are Twila Allemang of Clearwater, Etta Halsey of Columbus, Joan Pofahl of Elgin, Martin Pofahl of Thedford, and John and Carol Hanlin of Neligh.
Keli and Scott Bauer of Grand Island, NE are the parents of twin daughters born June 25, 2010. Anna Grace weighed six pounds, seven ounces and was 18.5 inches long. Ava Marie weighed six pounds, one ounce and was 19 inches long.
Grandparents are Dodi and Don Bauer of Oakdale and Joni and Doug Gallaway of Grand Island. Great grandparents are Gladys Bauer and Mildred Pelster of Elgin, Bev & Dwayne Gallaway of Bassett and Garner Clark of Wood River and Freda Frost of Omaha.
Krista and Robert Demo of Fennimore, Wis., are the parents of a son, Brogan Henry, born July 6, 2010. He weighed seven pounds, two ounces and was 20.5 inches long.
Grandparents are Dodi and Don Bauer of Oakdale and Mary and Owen Demo of Belmont, Wis.
Great grandparents are Gladys Bauer and Mildred Pelster of Elgin.