Del Rae Schieffer
Age - 80
11/17/1937 - 3/1/2018
Crofton, NE - Columbus, NE

Mass of Christian Burial
11:00 AM, 
Monday, March 05, 2018
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 

7:00 PM, 
Sunday, March 04, 2018
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 

5-7 pm Sunday and 10-11 am Monday, all at St. Isidore Catholic Church

All Saints Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
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Del Rae Schieffer, age 80, of Columbus, died Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Columbus Community Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

Del Rae was born November 17, 1937 in Crofton, Nebraska to Henry and Rose (Gohman) Wortmann. She grew up on a farm near Crofton and graduated from Crofton High. She married Anthony "Tony" Schieffer on August 29, 1959 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Crofton. They lived in Lincoln, where she worked for Lincoln Telephone Co. while Tony attended UNL. They then moved to Illinois before returning to Lincoln. In 1968 they moved to Columbus. She was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church and Christian Mothers. Del Rae was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was an active volunteer with Meals On Wheels, Simon House, and the St. Isidore Prayer Line. She enjoyed gardening, feeding the birds and squirrels, caring for her "free little library", crafts, ceramics and was an avid Cornhusker fan.

She is survived by:
husband: Anthony "Tony" Schieffer of Columbus
son: Gary (Theresa) Schieffer of Lincoln, IL
daughter: Cheryl (Jeff) Abegglen of Chadron
daughter: Julie (Rick) Haney of Columbus
son: Tony (Diana) Schieffer of Cathedral City, CA
daughter: Donna (Robert) Kennedy of New York, NY
son: James (Kristin) Schieffer of St. Louis, MO
daughter: Rachelle (Chris) Wehner of Boulder, CO
12 Grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren
sister: Lucille (Dick) Rye of Sioux, Falls SD
brother: Dick (Nancy) Wortmann of Crofton
brother: James (Mary Ann) Wortmann of Crofton
sister: Judy (Pat) Murphy of Sioux Falls, SD
brother: Bob (Barbara) Wortmann of Shubert, NE

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother: Jerry Wortmann and sister: Joan Hegge.

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