Mildred Marie Scheibe, age 100, of Broken Bow, Ne died Friday, Nov. 30 2012, at her residence in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Wednesday. Dec. 5, 2012, at 1 p.m. in Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with the Rev. Todd Karges officiating. Burial was in the Dunning Cemetery. Visitation was conducted Dec. 4 at Govier Brothers in Broken Bow. Memorials may be made to the family.
Mildred M. Scheibe was born Dec. 11, l911, in Sweetwater to John and Fannie (Jelinek) Fries. Mildred went to school in Boelus. She moved to Mason City on a farm. She helped a lady with thrashing wheat, shock grain, and baking pies and selling them.
Mildred also worked at the Cream Station in Mason City ordering Omaha Cold Storage. She married Alfred Scheibe in 1934. They lived in Dunning and had 4 children, LaVerne, Don, Donna and LaVonne.
She worked with Gussy Bowen at the Haught Café. She also worked at the Wirz store, butcher shop, hotel and did lots of housekeeping.
After the death of her husband, Alfred and son, LaVerne, Mildred and son Don moved to Broken Bow.
Mildred enjoyed cooking and cleaning house even when in a wheel chair She liked playing Skipbo and Sorry card games, and sitting on the porch to play with the cats. She loved spending time playing with her great grandchildren.
Mildred is survived by a son Don Scheibe of Broken Bow, daughter Donna Reynolds of Mullen. a sister Norma Hochreiter of Ravenna, and brother Roy Fries of Arizona. two grandchildren Jody Reynolds of Mullen and Fannie Poff (Roy) of Broken Bow. Three great-grandchildren Shawna, David, and Candice.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, five sisters Elma, Eunice, Rosie, Henretta and Margaret; two brothers, George and Joe, Son LaVerne, daughter LaVonne, and grandson Kelly.
Published in Custer County Chief, Dec. 6, 2012