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Mildred E. Lohmeyer

November 7, 1917 — July 23, 2009

Mildred Elizabeth Lohmeyer, 91, of Lincoln, NE, and formerly of Washington, KS, died Thursday, July 23, 2009, at The Ambassador in Lincoln, NE. A funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 27, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Washington. Pastor Judy Hill officiated. Sheila Ouellette played the organ while the congregation sang "O Day Full of Grace", "Abide With Me" and "O God Our Help in Ages Past". Burial was in the Washington City Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wayne Friedrichs, Gordon Loges, David Loges, Joe Lohmeyer, Scott Lohmeyer and Harold Poland. Mildred was born November 7, 1917, on the family farm near Hanover, the daughter of Henry and Anna (Rohlfs) Loges. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Hanover. On August 17, 1941, she married Arthur H. Lohmeyer at the church. In 1942 Arthur began serving in WWII. He returned in 1945 and they moved to Washington where Arthur started his Blacksmith shop and Mildred worked at several Washington businesses including Lohmeyer Hatchery, Ben Franklin, Rateuke's Hardware and Stigge's Clothing. In retirement she enjoyed camping, cooking, quilting and family times. Mildred was very active in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church where she served as a Sunday School Teacher, superintendent, choir member, church council and parish council. She was an active worker in Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the American Legion Auxilary. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband, Arthur of Lincoln, NE; two sons, Jim Lohmeyer and wife Beth of Eagle, NE, and Rick Lohmeyer and wife Ann of Broomfield, CO; two grandsons, Joe Lohmeyer and wife Misty, and Scott Lohmeyer and wife Jamie; two great-granddaughters, Madeline Grace and Halle Faith Lohmeyer; two brothers, Orville Loges of Washington, KS, and Elmer Loges and wife Eileen of Hanover, KS; and one sister, Mary Ann Bohning and husband Jay of Camdenton, MO. A memorial fund has been established to the church. Contributions may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mildred E. Lohmeyer, please visit our flower store.


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