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Alma Goldsberry

June 20, 1912 — June 18, 2005

Alma Goldsberry, 92, Washington, died Saturday June 18, 2005 at the Regency Place in Marysville. She was born June 20, 1912 at Gladstone, NE., the daughter of Fredrick and Anna (Elgert) Schoen, and attended a rural school there. She was taught her Christian Faith and became a member of Zion Church of Christ at Gladstone, later reaffirming her faith and transferring her membership to Morrowville Church of Christ (Christian). On March 9, 1938 she married Sherman Goldsberry. They farmed in the Washington and Hollenberg area all of their married life until Shermans health failed and in 1981 they moved to Washington. Her husband preceded her in death. Also preceding her were her parents, her brothers Herman, Carl, Paul, Lawrence and Albert; her sisters Emma Schoen, Margaret Bauer, Adeline (Lena) Bauer, Anna Ehlers, Dora Fett and Darlene Pavlicek; a grandson Gary Goldsberry; and a great-great grandson Jaxon Menagh. She is survived by daughter Sherrill and husband Robert Siefken of Palmyra, NE; sons Steve and wife Della of Washington and Alan and wife Debbie of Gretna, NE; 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren; brother in law Ernie Pavlicek of Fairbury, NE; sisters in law, Elenore Schoen of Cotati, CA and Helen Schoen of Fairbury, NE; plus many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service was held Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at the Morrowville Church of Christ (Christian). Rev Ron Brown and Rev. Wendell Sack officiated. Burial was in the Washington City Cemetery. Casket bearers were Douglas Goldsberry, Aaron Goldsberry, Roger Giesman, Ronald Lange, James Lange and Matthew Goldsberry. A memorial fund has been established to the Morrowville Church of Christ. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Alma Goldsberry, please visit our flower store.


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