Alice Marie Neujahr

Born: Saturday, February 10th 1923 in Staplehurst, Nebraska
Died: Thursday, October 30th 2008 in The Hospice House - Omaha, Nebraska
Age: 85 years, 8 months and 20 days
Memorials In Care Of
Family Choice
Visitation Time(s)
Saturday 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 - 8:30 p.m. with family from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Volzke Funeral Home - Seward, Nebraska
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Service: 10:30 am - Monday, November 3rd 2008
Rejoice Lutheran Church
2556 South 138th St.
Omaha, Nebraska
Officiating: The Rev. Ken Wittrock
Casketbearers: Warren Bek, Marvin Abresch, Richard Schmidt, Todd Neujahr, Grant Reed, Elroy Schmidt, Randy Reed
Interment: Seward Cemetery
3:00 p.m.
November 3, 2008
Seward, Nebraska

Alice Marie was born on February 10, 1923, on the family farm near Staplehurst, NE to Ernst and Marie (Ahrens) Bek. Baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Staplehurst, NE. She graduated from Seward High School in 1941 and than received her masters from Concordia Teachers College in Seward, NE. On June 8, 1941, Alice was united in marriage to Reuben Neujahr at Staplehurst, NE. Alice began her teaching career in rural school districts in Seward County teaching grades K-8th. She taught in the Seward Public Schools in elementary education. Alice then moved to Schuyler, NE and taught many years for the Schuyler Public Schools before her retirement. Alice was well known as an exceptional educator and was passionate about the difference she could make in the lives of young people. Alice passed away at the The Hospice House in Omaha, NE on October 30, 2008 at the age of 85 years. She is survived by a son, Ken Neujahr of Schuyler, NE; daughter and husband, Sandra and Steve Peterson of Omaha, NE; brother and his wife, Milton and Elaine Bek of Seward, NE; sister, Ruth Abresch of Gresham, NE; grandchildren, Greg (Dawn) Neujahr, Kris (Tim) Johnk, Stephanie (Stacy) Bell and Scott (Amy) Peterson. Ten great-grandchildren. Alice was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Reuben; son, Steven; daughter-in-law, Susie Neujahr; brother-in-law, Otto Abresch

Alice Neujahr