Helen Jane Pflaster age 80 of North Platte, died July 31, 2013, at the Great Plains Medical Center in North Platte. Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with the Rev. Todd Karges officiating. Interment was in the Broken Bow Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or the Alz-heimers Association or the Donor’s choice.
Jane was born July 31, 1933, at Anselmo, to Harold and Leah (Dickson) Kepler. Jane lived with her family in Anselmo, when she was four years old they moved to their farm east of Victoria Springs. She attended grade school at Farritor School. Her first two years of high school were at Curtis. Her parents then moved back to Broken Bow where she finished high school in 1951.
September 16, 1951, she was united in marriage to Levern Pflaster. To this union were born six children: four boys, Randy, Doug, Terry and Calvin; and two girls, Diane and Pam. They made their home on Ash Creek six years before moving to the Kepler farm east of Victoria Springs.
They lived there until 1980, when they moved to North Platte. Jane went to nursing school in North Platte and graduated with her license in 1981. She worked at Linden Manor and Valley View Nursing Home and at Great Plains Medical Center for 12 years retiring in 2000.
She was baptized in 1933 into the Anselmo Metho-dist Church where she was a member until she transferred her membership to the North Platte Methodist Church where she and Levern were members.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star serving three years as Worthy Matron in Anselmo. She was a member of BPOE Does joining in Broken Bow in 1980, transferring to North Platte Drove in 2001 where she was President in 2004. She was also a member of the Eagles Auxilliary in North Platte
Survivors include her husband, Levern of North Platte; children, Randy (Jackie) of Broken Bow, Diane of North Platte, Doug of Cozad, Terry (Marilynn) of Phoenix, Airz., Pam Beutler of Sidney and Calvin (Laurie) of Tucson, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Cliff in 2012, and sister-in-law, Phyllis in 2013.
Published in Custer County Chief, Aug. 8, 2013