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Wilma Keiser - April 13, 2013


Wilma Keiser was born Sept. 13, 1926, at the family farm home in Dundy County, northwest of Stratton to Fred and Edna (Miles) Harrison.
Wilma was baptized on Easter Sunday 1927, at the Methodist Church in Stratton.
She attended Ashgrove Grade School near their family farm and Stratton High School, graduating in 1944.
Wilma was a devoted family member and helped her mother care for her elderly grandparents and invalid uncle, Charles.
On Jan. 28, 1945, she was united in marriage with Raymond Keiser. To this union one son, Lynn, was born. Wilma lived the remainder of her life on the Keiser farm, one mile east of her birthplace.
Wilma had a lifelong love for animals, especially horses and cats. She shared this love by supporting charities such as the Humane Society. She enjoyed her farm home and talking both in person and on the phone with friends and renewing acquaintances with people and talking of past experiences.
Wilma passed away Saturday, April, 13, 2013, at the Imperial Manor Nursing Home in Imperial, Neb. She was 86 years of age.
She was preceded in death by her parents in 1968 and husband in 1976; also her aunt, Ruth and uncles, Virgil and Charles; and several brothers, sisters-in-law and cousins.
Survivors include her son, Lynn; sisters-in-law Leta Brunkhorst and Edna Keiser and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Wilma was a kind and loving wife and mother and a good friend and neighbor. She will be missed by those she left behind.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. CT Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Methodist Church of Stratton with Pastor Sheila Taylor officiating. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery, Stratton, Neb.
Visitation was held Thursday afternoon, April 18, 2013, from 2:00-6:00 p.m. MT at the Liewer Funeral Home in Wauneta, Neb.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the McCook Humane Society in Wilma’s name.
Forch Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.