Funeral services for Marie M. Eichelberger age 95 of Beemer, NE will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Beemer Mennonite Church in Beemer, NE. Interment will be in the Beemer Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the American Legion Hall. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will continue on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service, both at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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The funeral will be live streamed at www.facebook.com/minnickfuneralserviceinc and the wearing of masks is strongly recommended while attending the visitation and church service.
Marie passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point, NE.
Marie Margaret (Oswald) Eichelberger was born on December 2, 1924 rural Beemer, NE to Joseph (JR) and Anna (Oswald) Oswald. She was baptized at the Plum Creek Mennonite Church, rural Beemer. Marie attended Cuming County Rural School District #7.
On June 6, 1948, she was united in marriage to Harold Eichelberger at the Plum Creek Mennonite Church. The couple lived on a farm near Beemer until moving into Beemer in 2001. Marie moved to the Colonial Haven Nursing Home in 2015.
She was an active member of the Beemer Mennonite Church, belonging to the Mennonite Women, teaching Sunday and Bible School, and belonging to a church sextet. She had learned how to play the accordion on her own. Marie loved to spend time with her family, especially the grandchildren.
Sons and their families-
Ron Eichelberger of Beemer, NE and family- Brock and Bethany Eichelberger and children-Sam, Alyssa, Brady, Braxton and Maddie; Nick and Erica Eichelberger and family-Journey and Cooper
Joe & Rita Eichelberger of Beemer, NE and family- Nathan and Mindy Eichelberger and family-Abra, Tate, Braden, Hunter, and Emma; Jesse & Sarah Eichelberger and children-Conner and Grady; Eric and Emily Eichelberger and son Breck
Roy Eichelberger of Beemer, NE and family- Ryan and Heidi Eichelberger; Holli Dale and children-Allison, Abbey, and Ethan; Lexi & Jon Martin and children- Zach, Elsie, and Emma; Courtney and Adam Hass and children- Aidan and Issac; Sadie and Alex Schulz and children- Jaxon, Ella, and Leo
Glenn and Karen Eichelberger of Wisner, NE and family- Tony and Rachel Eichelberger and children- Canaan and Emmett; Tim and Emma Eichelberger
Brothers- Merlin and Betty Oswald of Beemer, NE; Marvin Oswald of Allen, NE
Brother-in-law John Bellar of Norfolk, NE
Sister-in-law Marilyn Oswald of Beemer, NE
Several nieces and nephews
Marie was preceded in death by her parents-JR and Anna Oswald, husband-Harold on August 8, 2007, daughter-in-law-Mary, brother-Elmer and Doris Oswald, sisters-Mildred and Vernon White, Ella (Joe) Ehrisman, and Delores Bellar.