May 5, 2022
Thelma J. Koester, 97, Lincoln, Neb., died Sunday, April 24, 2022 at High Plains Alzheimer's Special Care Center, Lincoln. Rosary was at 10 a.m., Monday, May 2, and Mass followed at 10:30 a.m., both at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lawrence, Neb., with Father Corey Harrison officiating. Burial was in St. Stephen Catholic Cemetery, Lawrence. A memorial has been established to be designated at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.mertenbutler mortuary. com. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Neb., was in charge of arrangements.
Thelma was born on June 30, 1924...