Erna Rose Badstieber, 91, died Friday, November 22, 2002 at Columbus Community Hospital. Funeral services are 9:00 am Saturday, November 23 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church with the Rev. Tom Weisbecker officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Friday at McKown Funeral Home and on Saturday morning from 8-8:30 am. There will be a Rosary at 4 pm Friday and a Vigil service at 7 pm Friday, both at the Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Platte Valley Humane Society, St. Bonaventure Endowment Fund, or the donors choice.
Erna Rose Badstieber was born August 20, 1911 to George and Mathilda (Schleifer) Rambour Sr.. She was raised in Platte County. Erna graduated from St. Bonaventure High School in 1929. She married Albert Badstieber on October 2, 1946 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus. Erna worked writing ads for a local radio station. She also worked for Columbus Brewing Company and volunteered for the Platte Valley Humane Society for over 20 years.
Albert Badstieber died March 11, 1959.
Erna is a member of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, Franciscan Missionary Union, Christian Guild, Platte Valley Humane Society and Platte County Historical Society.
She is survived by:
Daughter Judy Hemberger of Estes Park, CO
She is preceded in death by:
Husband Albert Badstieber
Father George Rambour
Mother Mathilda Rambour
Brother Louis R Rambour
Brother Walter E Rambour
Brother George F. Rambour Jr.