Clarence "Shorty" Schupbach
 - 1/23/2003

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Clarence "Shorty" Schupbach, 82, of Columbus died Thursday, January 23, 2003 at his home. Funeral services are 10:30 am on Monday, January 27, 2003 at St. Isidore Catholic Church inn Columbus with the Rev. Joseph Miksch officiating. Visitation is on Sunday from 4-8 pm at McKown Funeral Home with a Vigil service at 7:00 pm, also at the funeral home. Visitation continues on Monday morning from 8-10 am at the funeral home. Interment will be in the St. Bonaventure Cemetery with military honors by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard. Memorial may be made to the families choice.

Clarence "Shorty" H. Schupbach was born on November 22, 1920 to Christian "Chris" & Margaret (Zybach) Schupbach. He was born and raised in Platte County, attended District #5 country school and graduated from Kramer High School in 1938. He joined the US Army during World War II from 1945-1946. He returned to farm where he worked until he moved to Columbus and worked for Behlen Mfg. Co. for 13 years until his retirement. Shorty married Mary Catherine Homan in Bellwood on May 10, 1955. He was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church, Holy Name Society, Eagles Club, American Legion Hartman Post #84, Knights of Columbus, and the Swiss Maennerchor.

He is survived by:

Wife Mary Catherine Schupbach of Columbus, NE
Daughter Janet (Greg) Stevens of Frederick, MD
Son-In-Law Jerry Hall of Lincoln, NE
Sister Eleanor Oppliger of Silver Creek, NE
Sister Margie (Roy) Coffin of Columbus, NE

5 Grandchildren

He is preceded in death by:

Daughter Shirley Hall
Sister Helen Blaser
Sister Lena Blaser
Sister Anna Ernst
Sister Ida Flueckiger
Brother Adolph Schupbach
Brother Ed Schupbach
Brother Otto Schupbach

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