September 24, 2020
Lois Stierwalt, the daughter of Jesse and Grace (Dain) Mittan, was born on July 1, 1935, in Hebron, Neb. She died Sept. 16, 2020, at Fillmore County Hospital at Geneva, at the age of 85 years, 2 months, 15 days.
Lois was a graduate of Hebron High School. She worked as a waitress at a cafe during her high school years. She was united in marriage to George Stierwalt on Jan. 9, 1955, at Hebron. This union was blessed with four children. After George was discharged from the service, they moved to Superior where he was employed at Ideal Cement Plant and Lois took care of their family. For a few years, she was employed at the Good Samaritan Center in the kitchen. She, along with George, were active members of the Baptist Church in Superior.
They enjoyed vacationing every summer with the family. After retiring they enjoyed mini travel trips. Her hobbies included crafts, painting furniture and some portraits, working in her vegetable and flower gardens and canning. She valued her time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George on Sept. 7, 2020; brothers, Donald, Russell, John, Hubert, Gordon, James, Richard, Melvin and Thomas; sisters, Frieda Torring, Helen Barger and Grace Brockhoff; grandson, Zach Beale and a great-grandson, Dylan Jones.
Survivors include her children, Laura Kohtz of Hastings, Tim Stierwalt of Superior, Holly Colgrove of Superior, and Kelly (Miles) Beale of Nelson; eight- grandchildren, Jeremy Colgrove, Christina Jones, Joshua Colgrove, Jennifer (Adam) Neumann, Sarah Kohtz, Grace (Shaun) Chipman, Kimberly (Quentin) Colwell and Jesse Beale; 19 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bill Stierwalt of Beatrice; and sisters-in-law, Sue Renter of Valley, Neb., Mary Wheeland of Nelson, and JoAnn Rothchild of Superior along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Her funeral was held at 2 p.m., on Monday, Sept. 21, from the Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with Pastor David Johnson officiating.
Music was recordings of "Amazing Grace," "Lord's Prayer" and "You Can Close Your Eyes."
Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 20, with the family present to greet friends from 7to 8 p.m.
Pallbearers were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Interment was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Superior.
Memorials are suggested to go to St. Jude's Hospital.
Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N Commercial, Superior, Neb. 68978 or in care of http://www.pricefuneralhomes.com.
Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superior was in charge of the arrangements.