Irene E. Hohneke
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Irene E. Hohneke, age 92 of Coleridge, Nebraska and formerly of Hartington died on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge.

Funeral Services will be on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington with the Rev. Amanda Talley officiating. Burial will be at the Hartington City Cemetery in Hartington, NE. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4-6:00 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home and will continue on Friday one hour prior to services.

Irene Elsie Hohneke was born on February 5, 1926 in Hartington, Nebraska to Theodore and Henrietta (Selle) Hohneke. She grew up and lived in the Hartington - Coleridge area most all of her life. Irene worked for many years at the Hartington Public School lunch program as a cook. She married Henry Hohneke on September 7, 1947 in Hartington. She later took care of her brother Fredrick until his death. Irene's husband died on December 8, 1980 at the age of 74.

Irene was a homemaker, gardener, baker, and a quilter. She enjoyed collecting dolls and loved her flowers. Irene really enjoyed bird watching and had a good sense of humor.

Irene is survived by her three children, daughters Linda and husband Sherwood Hall of Laurel, Maryland, Karen Hohneke of Hastings, NE; son Russell Hohneke of Casper, WY.

She was preceded in death by her four brothers, Clarence, Theodore, Avalt, and Fritz (Frederick) Hohneke.




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So sorry for your loss. We have many fond memories of visiting Aunt Irene. We've enjoyed her Christmas letters every year which showed her love of nature and Nebraska. She was a quilt artist! What beauty she created! Sending all our love and prayers to the family.

Love, Bob and Sue


Our sympathy to your family. As Bob says, your Christmas letter was enjoyed here in our home as well. We are blessed also with fond memories of our visit with Aunt Irene in the Nursing Home. We loved sharing our WI cheese with her.. She made us laugh...May we all embrace life as she did: loving nature, her Creator, family, and friends.

Blessings, sympathy, and love,
Don and Linda Hohneke

Dear Linda and family,

Thinking of you and remember meeting your mom while visiting my parents at Elms Haven. She could be so funny. Am sure my mom was there to greet her. Love and hugs.

Connie Hallahan


My sincere sympathy to all of Irene's family. I so enjoyed her when she was at the Embers, and I have a couple of African Violets that she shared with me. She always appreciated everyone around her.

Linda Milbrath

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