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Lula Meyers

Lula Meyers

Lula Meyers

Dec. 11, 1916—Dec. 23, 2017

Lula “Lu” Meyers, 101, of Fremont died Saturday morning, Dec. 23, 2017, in Nye Legacy, Fremont.

She was born to William and Pauline (Boldebuck) Beckmann on Dec. 11, 1916, at Malcolm, where she grew up on the family farm. She graduated from Grand Island Business College in 1936 and went to work for Central Power District which later became Consumers Public Power.

She married Edgar Meyers on Sept. 5, 1942, in Grand Island. As her husband Edgar was serving in the United States Navy, they lived in various places until he was released from active duty. Then they returned to Grand Island and she worked in the office of the Waldbaum Egg Co. In 1957, the couple relocated to Fremont from Omaha.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and involved in the ladies circles. She had also been active in an extension club and playing bridge.

Survivors include: her husband of 75 years, Edgar; her daughter, Sharilyn (Ronald) Asher, North Platte; two grandchildren, Jill (John) Miles and Nathan (Lori) Asher; six great-grandchildren, Logan and Landen Miles, Eric, Nolan, Quinn and Kellan Asher; brother, Oral Beckmann, Longmont, Colorado; sister-in-law – Leona Beckmann, Valparaiso, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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She is preceded by four sisters, Gertrude Gade, Helen Brase, Esther Imig, infant Orinda Beckmann and two brothers, Alvin and Harvey Beckmann.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at Trinity Lutheran Church with the committal to follow in Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Wednesday with family receiving friends from 4-6 p.m. in the Ludvigsen Mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church and School, and to Mission Central in Mapleton, Iowa.

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Tammy Real-McKeighan is news editor of the Fremont Tribune. She covers news, features, religion stories and writes the weekly faith-based, Spiritual Spinach column.

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