Loretta Pick
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Loretta Pick, age 99 of Hartington, Nebraska died on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in Hartington.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 AM on Friday, May 8, 2015 at Holy Family (Sts. Peter & Paul) Catholic Church in Bow Valley, Nebraska with Reverend Eric Olsen officiating. Burial will be in Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Bow Valley. Visitation is from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Holy Family (Sts. Peter & Paul) Catholic Church with a rosary and vigil service at 7:00 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

Pallbearers are: Renee Mettler, David Wieseler, Becky Hans, Tonya Mortensen, Michael Pick, and Russell Pick. Honorary pallbearers are: Roman & Arlene Arens, Lolly Arens, and Charles & Geralda Tramp.

Loretta Pick was born July 25, 1915 on the farm near Bow Valley, Nebraska, to Edward and Ida (Schulte) Arens. She attended country school district 108 and graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1932. She married Edwin Pick on April 27, 1937. They farmed between Bow Valley and Fordyce and raised six children on the farm. They retired and built a home in Bow Valley in 1972. Edwin died in 1996. She continued to live in Bow Valley until entering Autumn Winds in Hartington in 2010. Her faith was central in her life and she loved her flowers and playing cards.

Survivors include her five children: Rita Hoesing of Menominee, Nebraska; Eileen Wieseler; Don & Nancy Pick; Larry & Donna Pick; and Dan & Mary Pick all of Bow Valley, Nebraska; 23 grandchildren; many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; brother, Roman & Arlene Arens of Bow Valley; sister-in-law, Lolly Arens of Crofton, Nebraska; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edwin; son, Kenneth; two brothers: Rudolph and Ella Arens and Clarence J. Arens; seven sisters: Pauline & Alfred Lammers, Hildegarde & Hugo Lammers; Sylvia & Alfred Hochstein; Rosella & Roman Kramer; Mildred & Martin Kramer; Isabelle & Richard Kramer; and Marie & Norman Kube.

To send an online message to the family, please visit www.wintzrayfuneralhome.com.




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Larry and Donna,

So sorry to here of your mother's passing. May she rest in peace.

Shirley Kast


Larry and Donna

Just heard about Loretta and so sorry to hear of her passing. May she rest in peace.

Char (Stevens) Flint


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