Margaret Kurtenbach

Margaret Kurtenbach

Margaret Kurtenbach

Margaret Kurtenbach

May 28, 1922-January 18, 2020

Margaret Kurtenbach, 97, of Lindsay, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at the Mid Nebraska Lutheran Home in Newman Grove.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Lindsay, with The Rev. Eric Olsen and The Rev. James Novotny concelebrating the Mass, along with Deacon Joe Kurtenbach assisting. Interment will be in the Holy Family Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the church, with a 7 p.m. vigil service. Visitation will continue from 9-10 a.m. on Thursday, also at the church. Memorials may be directed to the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad of Newman Grove or Lindsay.

Marge was born May 28, 1922, in Clearwater, to John and Hilda (Kallhoff) Sehi. On Sept. 14, 1945, Marge was united in marriage to Leo “Butch” Mlnarik in Clearwater. Leo died on March 12, 1961, in Lindsay. On Jan.16, 1962, Marge and Irvin Kurtenbach were united in marriage in Neligh, and farmed in Lindsay. Marge was a member of Holy Family Church in Lindsay. She also was active in the Family Sewing Circle, and was a lifetime member of the VFW and the VFW Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed being with her family, making quilts, crocheting and going fishing with her camper or motorhome.

Marge is survived by son, Ed (Ann) Mlnarik of Fremont; two grandchildren, Kevin and Deanna; three great-grandchildren: Anna, Nora and Ezra; close friend, Beth Kurtenbach; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Marge was preceded in death by parents, John and Hilda Sehi; first husband, Leo Mlnarik; second husband, Irvin Kurtenbach; two brothers, Virtus and Mark Sehi; sister, Marcella Juracek.

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