FUNERAL SERVICES FOR

Ferd Edward Liebig
 - 2/4/2002

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Ferd Edward Liebig, 90, of Platte Center died Monday February 4, 2002 at Columbus Community Hospital. Services are 10:30 am on Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Platte Center with the Rev. Rod Kneifl officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3-5 pm at McKown Funeral Home and after 6 pm at St. Joseph Church with a Vigil service at 7 pm. Visitation will continue on Friday from 9:30 am until service time at the church. Burial will be in Ss. Patrick/Joseph Cemetery.

Ferd Edward Liebig was born September 22, 1911 in Platte County to Adolph & Mary (Schumacher) Liebig. He was raised in Platte Center where he attended St. Joseph School. He married Germaine Bender on January 10, 1940 at St. Francis Church in Humphrey. He was a farmer, self-employed truck driver, and worked side by side with his brother at Liebig Meat Processing He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Platte Center, 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus in Platte Center, 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus in Columbus. He served as trustee on the St. Joseph School Board, District 4 school board, was a member of the Elks Club, and the Lions Club in Platte Center and Monroe. He was a lifelong Democrat, enjoyed playing cards, the race track and going to the casinos. He was a past member of the Silver Spur Saddle Club and enjoyed riding, breaking, and training horses. He lived life to the fullest and found strength in his faith, family, and friends.

He is survived by: Wife Germaine Liebig of Platte Center, NE
Son Mark Liebig of Littleton, CO
Daughter Lois Kuta of Columbus, NE
Son Gene (Linda) Liebig of Kearney, NE
Daughter Bonnie (Pete) Menks of Omaha, NE
Daughter Diane (Paul) Dicke of Creston, NE
Daughter Debbie (Ron) Whitt of Wayne, NE
Daughter Jacqueline (John) Woolway of Omaha, NE
Sister Lillian (Joe) Cucurola of Sterling, CO
Sister Elizabeth Egger of Columbus, NE
Brother Dan (Joanne) Liebig of Wauneta, NE
Brother Marcel (Viola) Liebig of Platte Center, NE

He is preceded in death by:
Father Adolph Liebig
Mother Mary Liebig
Infant Son Dale Liebig
Sister Evelyn Dollarschell
Sister Violinda Ebner
Sister Margie Langan
Brother Adolph Liebig
Brother Fr. Carroll Liebig
Brother Sylvester Liebig
Grandson Nathan Dicke


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