Alma H. Hasselbalch, 93, of Columbus died Saturday July 7, 2001 at the Countryside Home in Madison. Services are 2:30 pm Wednesday, July 11, 2001 at the First United Methodist Church in Columbus with the Rev. Gary Main officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 pm at McKown Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church from 1:30 pm until service time. Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Cemetery in Columbus.
Alma H. Hasselbalch was born November 29, 1907 in Cordova, NE to Otto and Ida (Fillinger) Hasselbalch. Alma graduated from Kramer High School in Columbus. She lived in North Platte and then Columbus. She worked as a cashier for JC Penney for 23 years, and as the Platte County Selective Service Officer for 15 years. After her retirement, Alma worked as a volunteer and operated the Hospital gift shop for 20 years.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Columbus, member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Hospital Auxiliary.
Alma is survived by 3 nieces; Colleen Willman and Mary Goc both of Columbus, and Christine Carr of Sheboygan, WI, and one brother-in-law; Carl Spidle of Blair, NE. She is preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters, 1 brother, and 2 nephews.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Prairie Village, or to the Donors Choice