FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
Agnes German Michaelsen
Age - 96
1/20/1912 - 3/16/2008
10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus with Reverend Louis Sojka and Reverend Tom Weisbecker officiating.
3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Monday with a 6:00 p.m. Vigil/Rosary at McKown Funeral Home. Visitation continues Tuesday morning from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. also at the funeral home.
St. Bonaventure Cemetery in Columbus
Agnes German Michaelsen, age 96, of Columbus, Nebraska died Sunday, March 16, 2008 at the Rose Blumkin Home in Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus with Reverend Louis Sojka and Reverend Tom Weisbecker officiating. Visitation is 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Monday with a 6:00 p.m. Vigil/Rosary at McKown Funeral Home. Visitation continues Tuesday morning from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. also at the funeral home. Burial is in the St. Bonaventure Cemetery in Columbus.
Agnes Christina German Michaelsen was born January 20, 1912 in rural Humphrey, Nebraska to Basil J. and Anna (Wemhoff) German. She was baptized at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church in rural Humphrey. Agnes attended grade school at St. Mary’s. She graduated from St. Frances High School in Humphrey. She married Melvin M. Michaelsen on January 15, 1935. They resided in rural Platte County until retirement and then moved to Columbus. Mrs. Michaelsen was a homemaker and involved in church and civic activities. She was an artist and studied under numerous art instructors and at Platte College.
Agnes is survived by seven children: Patrick of Denver, CO, Jacqueline (Mrs. Louis) Sojka, of Elkhorn, NE, Jerome (Marilou Pieters) of Columbus, NE, Peggy (Mrs. Jan) Wine of Maui, HI, Timothy (Kathy) of Columbus, NE, Pamela (Mrs. Keith) Baumert of Omaha, NE and Shelly (Mrs. John) Adcox of Lincoln, NE. One sister, Theresa Mrzlak of Redondo Beach, CA. Also surviving are twenty three grandchildren, thirty six great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Melvin, daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Larry Liss, grandson, David Michaelsen, one brother, Aloys German, four sisters, Apollonia Goeckel, Elizabeth Polt, Cecelia Polt, and Mary Martischang.
Memorials may be directed to St. Bonaventure Church or Mount Michael Abbey in Elkhorn, NE.