Funeral services for Betty M. Koehlmoos age 89 of Pilger, NE will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE with Pastor Timothy Booth officiating. Interment will be in the Pilger Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will continue on Saturday from noon until the time of the service, both at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is handling the arrangements for the family.
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Betty passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, NE.
Betty was born on February 24, 1930 to William and Nora (Nelson) Nissen at Pilger, NE. She was baptized at the Stanton United Methodist Church on August 14, 1931 and was later confirmed on January 28, 1951 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE. Betty attended Stanton Public Schools, graduating from Stanton High School in 1947.
Betty worked during high school at the Cooper Café in Stanton. After graduating, she worked as a waitress at the Nielson Café in Stanton.
On May 2, 1948, she was united in marriage to Arnold Koehlmoos at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE. They lived on a farm northwest of Pilger, where they raised their three sons. Arnold passed away on 1988.
Betty was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. She had served as the secretary, vice president, on the Board of Directors, and volunteered for the Pilger Senior Center. Her hobbies included embroidery, puzzles, and playing cards.
She is survived,
Son-Gary and Kathy Koehlmoos of Pilger and family-
Kory and Keena Koehlmoos and family-Korell, Klay, and Kazmyn
Kasey and David Scott and family-Chasity, Angelina, and Bria
Kyley and Kory Lingenfelter and family-Kamren, Kayley and Karter
Kolby and Kristin Koehlmoos
Son-Dan and Vicky Koehlmoos of Norfolk and family-
Travis and Ashley Koehlmoos and family-Makenzie, Maddison, and Braxton
Son-Dean and Deb Koehlmoos of Pierce and family-
Eric and Meleah Koehlmoos and family-Alyka and Jaryt
Austin and Heather Koehlmoos and daughter-Natalie
Allison and Tyler Hoffman
Brothers-Lyle and Mary Nissen of Garden Grove, CA,
Ivan and Carla Rae Nissen of Omaha, NE.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 brothers-Marian Nissen, Stacy and Penny Nissen, and 2 sisters-Darlene Kumm, and Lois Bristow.