Alaina Mae Hegi, age 16, of Columbus, died Friday, December 7, 2007 at the Columbus Community Hospital. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Duncan. The Rev. Rodney Kneifl will officiate. Visitation is Monday after 5:00 p.m. at the church in Duncan. There will be a vigil service Monday 7:00 p.m. at the Church. Visitation will continue Tuesday morning 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Duncan. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested.
Alaina was born December 11, 1990 in Columbus, Nebraska to Mark and Mary Kay (Schmid) Hegi. She received her education at Osceola Public School where she was currently a Junior. She was involved in vocal music, Spring Play was on the Superintendent A List, and received the Gold Key Award. Alaina went on mission trips in 2005 to Red Lake, Minnesota and in 2006 to Brooklyn, New York, She was an altar server at St. Stanislaus Church. Alaina was a PRE teachers aide and a 5th grade student aide in Osceola. She also worked part time at Subway in Columbus.
Alaina is survived by:
Mother: Mary Kay (Ron) Dixon of Columbus, NE
Father: Mark (Nancy Levos) Hegi of Columbus, NE
Sister: Heather (Brandon Ramsey) Hegi of Wayne, NE
Grandmother: June Hegi of Columbus
Grandmother: Mary Rose Schmid of Belwood, NE
Best friend: Kelsey Ramsey of Silver Creek, NE
Many: Aunts,Uncles and ,Cousins
She was preceded in death by:
Grandfather: Glen Hegi
Grandfather: Wayne Schmid
Cousin: Laura Schmid