Marcella "Sally" Promes, age 88 of Wynot, Nebraska died on Friday, February 05, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Hartington, Nebraska surrounded by her family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM on Monday, February 8, 2016 at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church in Wynot, Nebraska, with Reverend Eric Olsen officiating. Burial will be in Sts. Philip and James cemetery in St. James, NE. Visitation is from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on Sunday, February 7, 2016, at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church in Wynot with a vigil service at 3:00 PM. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the Mass on Monday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington, Nebraska.
Pallbearers will be Cody Christensen, Reggie Hochstein, Justin Kathol, Garrett Fischer, Jesse Keiser, Jed Lewis, Jeremy Promes, Joe Promes, Jake Promes, and Zack Kathol.
Marcella Christine Promes was born on February 18, 1927 in Hartington, NE to John and Wilhelmina (Wieseler) Feilmeier. She grew up in Hartington and went to Holy Trinity until the 8th grade. Sally helped raise her 13 brothers and sisters after her mother died. She married Jerome Promes on January 20, 1948 in Hartington. Sally and Jerome raised a family of 16 children. Sally loved babies, children, sewing, crocheting, canning, baking and her family. She and Jerome ran the Fish Fry at the Chief Bar for over 20 years with Orville and Shirley Sudbeck. She was a ray of sunshine to the residents at the nursing home for over eight years.
Sally was a member of Sts. Philip & James Catholic Church in St. James, Holy Family Parish, the Wynot American Legion Auxiliary, the Altar Society, Christian Mothers, and the Ladies Aide.
Sally is survived by her husband Jerome of Wynot; 16 children and spouses. Connie & Bill Christensen of Hartington,
Carol & Kenny Hochstein of Hartington, Dennis & Rose Promes of Wynot, Joanie & Kenny Fuchtman of Omaha,
Jerry & Jenny Promes of Hartington, Nancy & Rod Fischer of Hartington, Sheila & Don Keiser of Norfolk,
Sally & Jerry Lewis of Norfolk, Cyril & MaryAnn Promes of Crofton, Janice & Doug Pick of Omaha,
Joyce & Mike Bernard of Omaha, Dean & Denise Promes of Jefferson IA, Daryl & Joetta Promes of Gowrie IA.,
Lisa & Bill Littlejohn of San Diego, Lori & Randy Olsen of Omaha, Sherrie & Clair Kathol of Glidden IA
59 grandchildren; 75 great grandchildren; 3 step great great grandchildren; 13 brothers and sisters George & Loraine Feilmeier, Leona (Potts) & the late Jim Potts & Bob Petersen, Leonard and the late Mary Lou Feilmeier , Wilhelmina & Herbert Boecker , Jerome and Eleanor Feilmeier Harold and Mary Gay Feilmeier Jay and Ann Walz, Agnes & Daryl Hochstein , Alice (Klug) and the late Don Klug & Bill Jaeger, Charles and Bev Feilmeier, Charleen and Dennis Meyer, Ruth & the late Richard Heine, Linda & Dale Trenhaile.
Preceded in death by her parents; step-mother Adeline Feilmeier; brother John Feilmeier and wife Rosemary; sister Mary Jansen; infant twin sons John & Joseph; granddaughter Kari Hochstein.
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We want to extend our sympathy to the Promes Family. She was a Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. What a Blessing God had given her. She always had children to surround her. May she be in God's Holy Grace & Kingdom always.
Janet & Ron Burbach
Sorry for your loss. Blessings to all in this time of sorrow. Sally was a very "cool" lady.
Pat and Dave Sedivy
Duane and I would like to extend our sympathy and prayers to the family. She was a very kind, generous, and loving person. God has chosen a very special Angel to sing in his choir.
Duane and Anita Milacek
My heart goes out to all of you. May each of you know the comfort and peace only Jesus can bring.
Roberta Hoesing and family
Dear Promes Family,
Your dear mother sure left an incredible legacy-her family. I treasure the times Joyce would bring me to your home in Wynot. There was always plenty of room for one more at Mrs. Promes' table. She will be missed. Sending prayers.
Amy (Cox) and Jeff Schmid
The loss of someone dear to us is never easy. I hope all the cherished memories that you have of Sally brings you some light during this dark time. My deepest condolences.
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