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Marjorie Havekost

Marjorie Havekost
March 2, 1918 -  April 30, 2020

Marjorie Havekost, age 102 of Fremont
Died Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont

Marjorie was born March 2, 1918 at Milford, Nebraska to Ben and Nettie ‘Mundhenke’ Burkey. She was baptized on October 21, 1928 and confirmed in the Milford Evangelical Church. She grew up there and graduated from Milford High School in 1936, she then attended the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Marjorie taught in the rural schools of Seward County and the city schools of Valparaiso, Wisner and Kearney.

Marjorie married Woodrow Havekost on June 15th 1947 at Milford. She was confirmed again and joined Zion Lutheran Church in Hooper in 1948. They made their home on their farm northeast of Hooper for 32 years. They retired and moved to Fremont in August of 1979. They enjoyed traveling. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hooper and a former member of WELCA (Women of the ELCA). She also taught Sunday School, Bible School and sang in the church choir for many years.

Robert (Kathy) Havekost of Elgin, Texas
many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband in 1993, parents, brother and a sister.

Controlled visitation will be Thursday, May 7th at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont from 9am until 1pm. A prayer service (following CDC guidelines) at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont will be at 1pm (Livestream at with the Rev. Dr. Inba Joshua Inbarasu officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery. Memorials can be directed to Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hooper.

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