Theresa "Terry" Ahrens, age 81 of Columbus died Friday; April 8, 2005 at her home in Columbus. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; April 12, 2005 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus with Reverend Del Lape and Brother Mark Kosiba O.S.B. officiating. Visitation is 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service at McKown Funeral Home. Visitation will continue Tuesday morning from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. also at the funeral home. Burial is in the St. Bonaventure Cemetery.
Theresa "Terry" C. Ahrens was born July 13, 1923 in Duncan, Nebraska to Frank and Anna (Mostek) Kosiba. She attended St. Bonaventure grade school. She married Orville E. Ahrens January 5, 1952 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus. Terry worked as a waitress and for 27 years at Dale Electronics until retiring. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, St. Theresa Sodality and the Hartman Post #84 American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by:
Sister: Angie (Harold) Brewer of Riverside, CA
Sister: Phyllis (Larry) Kush of Columbus, NE
Brother: Mark Kosiba O.S.B. of Conception Abbey, MO
Sister: Diane (Gary) Keeshen of Columbus, NE
She was preceded by:
Husband: Orville E. Ahrens
Father: Frank Kosiba
Mother: Anna Kosiba
Brother: Raymond Kosiba
Sister: Mary Kumpf
Sister: Genny Kuta
Memorials may be directed to St. Anthony Church