Jean Foltz
 - 1/31/2004

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Jean Foltz, age 93, of Columbus died Saturday; January 31, 2004 at Beverly Health Care in Columbus. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday; February 5, 2004 at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Columbus. The Rev. Joseph A. Miksch will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday after 5:00 p.m. at the Church. A vigil will be held Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. also at the Church. Visitation will continue Thursday morning 8:00-10:00 a.m. at the McKown Funeral Home. Burial will be at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery-rural Humphrey.

Jean A. Foltz was born February 10, 1910 in Humphrey, Nebraska to Clem and Alvina (Ruhkamp) Wemhoff. She received her early education at St. Mary's Parochial School and graduated from Humphrey St. Francis in 1928. She married Paul J. Foltz on May 1, 1934 in Humphrey. Along with raising her family she was a homemaker and helped on the family farm . She moved into Columbus in 1974. Jean was a member of St. Isidore Church, Charter Member of Catholic Daughters of America for over 50 years, Christian Mothers and a founder of the St. Isidore Quilting Ladies. Jean was a past school board member of rural St. Anthony School. She had worked on the Platte County Election Board for 20 years and delivered meals on wheels. She enjoyed playing cards and belonged to several card clubs.

She is survived by:

Daughter Alvina (LeRoy) Schumacher of Columbus
Daughter Lu (LaVerne) Torczon of Columbus
Daughter Fran (Richard) Ward of Omaha
Daughter Bernie (Edward) Renken of Omaha
Daughter Cleo (Don) Nienaber of Lindsay
Sister Mary Polt of Pierce
Sister Josephine (Tony) Brandt of Madison
Sister Cecil (Aloys) Beiermann of Columbus
19 Grandchildren
25 Great Grandchildren

She is preceded in death by:

Husband Paul J. Foltz
Father Clem Wemhoff
Mother Alvina Wemhoff
Brother Anthony Wemhoff
Brother Henry Wemhoff
Sister Evelyn Veik
Sister Frances Leifeld
Brother Severin Wemhoff
Grandchild Mary Nienaber

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