1927 — 2013
LuVerna F. Jochum, 86 of Elgin, NE, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, October 21, 2013 at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating.
Interment followed in the parish cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
LuVerna Frances Jochum, daughter of Rudolph & Theresa (Venteicher) Heithoff, was born July 28, 1927 on the family farm near Elgin, NE.
She attended school at St. Boniface School in Elgin and graduated in 1945.
On February 3, 1948, she married LaVern Charles Jochum at St. Boniface Church in Elgin.
The couple made their home on a farm west of Raeville where they raised their five children: Ron, Linda, David, Sharon and Sandi.
LuVerna was a member of St. Bonaventure Church, Raeville Christian Mothers, Raeville Quilters, and the ABC Club. She enjoyed quilting, playing cards, gardening and spending time with family.
She is survived by her husband LaVern of Elgin, NE; 5 children: Ron Jochum of Lincoln, NE; Linda (Roger) Dinslage of Omaha, NE; David (Pam) Jochum of Elgin, NE; Sharon Jochum of Omaha, NE; Sandi (Shonn) Marker of Kearney, NE; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 2 brothers: Delbert (Avis) Heithoff and Harold Heithoff, both of Elgin; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
LuVerna was preceded in death by her parents; a sister Delores Pelster; a brother Larry; and 2 sisters-in-law: Myra Heithoff & Vera Heithoff; one brother-in-law Joe Pelster.