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Janet L. Killingsworth

May 23, 1936 – November 14, 2018

Janet L. Killingsworth, age 82, of Scribner died Wednesday, November 14, at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo.

Janet was born May 23, 1936, in Scribner to Martin and Paula (Marx) Hilbers. She was baptized and confirmed in United Lutheran Church Scribner.

She attended Scribner High School, graduating in 1954. She attended Midland Lutheran College in Fremont and received her teaching certificate. This began a 37-year teaching career at country school, Guardian Angels in West Point, and Scribner High School in Scribner. While teaching she furthered her education and received a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Midland Lutheran College on May 29, 1966. Janet was a strong proponent of education in the community and loved working and interacting with her students.

Janet enjoyed many hobbies where she could put her creative skills to use; ceramics classes, woodwork projects and painting. She enjoyed her outings with the Red Hat ladies and being with her grandchildren, nieces and nephews. One-on-one time with the grandchildren were planned each summer and included trips to the Ponca Powwow, Stuhr Museum and other Nebraska landmarks.

Janet is survived by two sons, Kim (and wife Christy) of Lincoln, Kory (and wife Melissa) of Lincoln; six grandchildren, Christopher (and wife Laura) of Apple Valley, Minnesota, Michael of Houston, Texas, Jonathan of Lincoln, Justice of Lincoln, Titus of Lincoln, Noah of Lincoln; and sister-in-law, Lois Hilbers of Omaha.

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She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Eugene, Virgil and Dean.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at United Lutheran Church in Scribner. The Rev. Dr. Nicki McIntyre will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery north of Hooper. Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Monday at Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel, in Scribner, with family receiving friends 6-8 p.m.

Online guestbook at www.hooper-scribner.com.

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