Kathleen LaFlair
 - 4/9/2006

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Kathleen LaFlair, age 54, of North Bend, Nebraska formerly of Columbus died Sunday, April 9, 2006 at Bryan LGH in Lincoln, Nebraska. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 13, 2006 at McKown Funeral Home in Columbus with the Reverend Dr. Paul L. Rowoldt officiating. There is no visitation. Burial will be in the Columbus Cemetery.

Kathleen "Katie" LaFlair was born January 28, 1952 in Cherokee, Iowa to Herbert F. and Betty Ann (Holmes) Krekow. She graduated from Sheldon Iowa High School in 1969. She then attended Omaha School of Nursing. Katie was a nurse for 28 years where she worked at the Columbus Hospital and Columbus Manor. She enjoyed bowling and her family.

She is survived by:

Daughter: Lisa (Steve) Spale of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Caroline Downum of Aransas Pass, TX
Daughter: Shannon Burnette of Des Moines, IA
Brother: Thomas (Anna) Krekow of Baxter, MN
Sister: Wendy (Kenny) Krekow of Brownwood, TX
Sister: Sara (Brian) Ehler of Aransas Pass, TX
Brother: Mike (Pam) Westra of Columbus, NE
Sister: Melissa Westra of Aransas Pass, TX
Sister: Amy (Jimmy) Boshears of Virginia Beach, VA
Seven Grandchildren
One Great Grandchild
Seventeen nieces and nephews including Penny (Bobby) Hall of Columbus, NE

She was preceded by:

Father: Herbert F. Krekow
Mother: Betty Ann Westra
Son-in-law: Larry Downum
Grandmother: Clara Chesser

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