Marcel "Sport" Liebig
 - 11/17/2002

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Marcel F. "Sport" Liebig, age 73, of Platte Center, Nebraska died Sunday November 17, 2002 at his home. Funeral Services are 10:00 a.m. Wednesday November 20, 2002 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Platte Center with Reverend Rod Kneifl officiating. Burial will be in the Ss. Patrick/Joseph Center near Platte Center with military honors by Parry Post #283 American Legion Honor Guard. Visitation will be 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tuesday at McKown Funeral Home in Columbus and after 5:30 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service at St. Joseph Church in Platte Center. Visitation continues from 9:00 a.m. until service time Wednesday also at the church.

Marcel "Sport" Liebig was born December 3, 1928 in Platte Center, Nebraska to Adolph and Mary (Schumacher) Liebig. He graduated from Platte Center High School in 1947. He entered the United States Air Force in 1951 and served during the Korean War until 1955. He was married to Viola Purchal on August 5, 1952 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Platte Center, Nebraska. They lived in Cheyenne, Wyoming and Sterling, Colorado where he worked in the oil fields. They then returned to the family farm in Platte Center and farmed. In 1963 they began operating Liebig Meat Processing which he has continued to help operate with his family. Marcel was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, church usher, past member of the Platte Center District #25 School Board, life member of the American Vets, American Legion and the Veteran of Foreign Wars. He will always be remembered by his family as a man of Faith and Integrity.

He is survived by:

Wife: Viola Liebig of Platte Center, NE
Son: Jim (Ann) Liebig of Platte Center, NE
Daughter: Jeanne (Ron) Koliha of Omaha, NE
Daughter: Janel (Bob) Neville of Omaha, NE
Son: Mike Liebig of Omaha, NE
Daughter: Beverly (Chuck) Carda of Cedar Falls, IA
Sister: Lillian (Joe) Cucurola of Sterling, CO
Sister: Elizabeth Egger of Columbus, NE
Brother: Dan (Joanne) Liebig of Wauneta, NE
Grandsons: Brett Liebig, Mitchell Liebig, Kyle Koliha, Matthew Neville, Drew Neville, Jared Koliha

He was preceded by:

Father: Adolph Liebig
Mother: Mary Liebig
Sister: Evelyn Dollarschell
Sister: Violinda Ebner
Sister: Margie Langan
Brother: Adolph Liebig
Brother: Ferd Liebig
Brother: Fr. Carroll Liebig
Brother: Sylvester Liebig

Memorials may be directed to St. Joseph Church or Family Choice

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