Beverly Ann Felber, age 81 of Coleridge, Nebraska died on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge, NE.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Coleridge with the Rev. David Liewer officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael's cemetery in Coleridge. Visitation will be on Sunday, at church, from 3-6:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 5:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at church one hour prior to services on Monday. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Coleridge.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Kelly Felber, Ryan Gutz, Aaron Gutz, Todd Felber, Clint Felber, Cody Felber, Mikol Felber and Matt Felber.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bev's granddaughters, Dixie Schliep, Courtney Olson, Tricia Christensen, Wendy Felber, Jessica Cock, Renee Felber, Cara Felber, and Bailey McCoy.
Beverly Ann Felber was born on January 28, 1936 in Coleridge to Seth Theodore and Lena Elizabeth (Vock) Anderson. She grew up in Coleridge and graduated from Coleridge High School in 1953. Bev went to summer school at Wayne State College from 1953-1955. She taught country school in the Coleridge area from 1953-1956. She married Ralph Leo Felber on September 10, 1955 in Coleridge. They farmed from 1955 to 1969 until owning and operating Felber's Tavern in Coleridge from 1969-1974. Bev was then employed as a dental assistant for James Litel, DDS. She worked at Park View Haven Nursing Home and then for Hefner Oil as their bookkeeper. Bev then worked as the Village Clerk/Treasurer until 2011. She retired on her 75th birthday, but couldn't stay idle, so she worked part-time at Park View Haven Nursing Home.
Bev was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and its Altar Society. She served as treasurer for the Altar Society and for the Coleridge Cemetery Association.
She is survived by her six children and their spouses, Don Felber of Clay Center, NE, Deb & Phil Gutz of Osmond, NE, Dave Felber & friend Amy Haberman of Grand Island, NE, Doug & Cindy Felber of Deweese, NE, Dean & Brenda Felber of Helena, MT, and Dan Felber of Columbus, NE; 16 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; sister Mary Lou & Lonnie Sackschewsky of Hartington, NE; brother Robert & Shirley Anderson of Stanhope, IA; many nieces and nephews.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents; and husband Ralph on September 17, 2010 at the age of 77 years.
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Another cousin passed and we will miss her so much. She helped in organizing our Anderson Cousins reunions every five years. Beverly was always a bright, positive spot in the little town of Coleridge. Our sympathy to the family.
Janice and David Anderson-Brookes
I have fond memories when we were a close family of young cousins. To all of Beverly's children, grand children, GREAT grandchildren and friends, cherish your fond memories. Farewell Beverly.
Our deepest sympathy to the Felber family.
Jeff & Beth Barger
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