Justine Jacobitz, age 87, of Columbus, Nebraska died Saturday November 23, 2002 at the Columbus Community Hospital. Funeral Services are 10:30 am Tuesday, November 26 at McKown Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Main officiating. Visitation will be on Monday from 6-8 pm at McKown Funeral Home and on Tuesday from 9 am until service time. Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Cemetery.
Justine "Teen" Mae Jacobitz was born June 8, 1915 in Superior, Nebraska to Bert & Winona (Rhoads) Bricka. She graduated from Superior High School. On February 15, 1942 she married Melvin Emil Jacobitz in Mankato, KS. Justine lived in Superior, Freeport, KS, and had resided in Columbus for the past 47 years. In her early years she sang with a trio in Cuba, KS and also with Lawrence Welk. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary for 43 years where she was a past-president, the First United Methodist Church, and enjoyed playing cards and card club.
She is survived by:
Son John (Jayne) Jacobitz of Columbus
Daughter Becky (Richard) Ebert of Saronville, NE
Granddaughter Jennifer (Jim) Klein of Lincoln, NE
6 Step-Great Grandchildren
She is preceded in death by:
Husband Melvin Jacobitz
2 Brothers Morris & Hab
3 Sisters Freda Clark, Marie Messersmith, one in infancy