Martha Wolf, 95 - March 26, 2008
Martha L. Wolf, 95, of Eustis, died Sunday, March 23, 2008, at Gothenburg.
Services were held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Eustis with the Rev. Beverly Rautenberg-Panko officiating. Burial took place at 2 p.m. at Fort McPherson National Cemetery.
Wolf was born on Aug. 15, 1912, to Henry and Wilhelmina (Uebele) Shilling at their homestead in Gosper County.
She graduated from Eustis Public Schools and was employed as a secretary for Dr. Rosenau.
On Jan. 21, 1945, she was united in marriage to John Wolf at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Eustis. To this union, two children were born, Kenneth and Janet. She then chose to stay home and raise her children.
Wolf enjoyed spending time with her family as well as gardening and flowers, sewing, canning, cooking and music, according to family members.
She played the organ for St. John’s Lutheran Church for a number of years and also played for different organizations and groups. She was also a volunteer at the Senior Center and belonged to the Mary Martha Circle and the Eustis American Legion Auxiliary, and was a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Eustis.
?Survivors include: her daughter, Janet Haas of Gothenburg; daughter-in-law, Jeanette Wolf of Lincoln; a brother, Henry Schilling; grandchildren—Shannon (John) Joseph of Omaha, Robert (Lisa) Wolf, Christine (Christopher) Benson and John (Melissa) Haas, all of Lincoln, and Jennifer (Michael) Bartlett of Cozad; 11 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Memorials are suggested to St. John’s Lutheran Church and the Eustis Senior Center.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blase strauser.com. Arrangements have been placed in the care of Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg.
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