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LeIla Kay (Junker) Niederklein

August 21, 1938 ~ January 4, 2018 (age 79)

LeIla Kay (Junker) Niederklein, 79 years of age, of Daykin passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Jefferson Community Health and Life in Fairbury. She was born on August 21, 1938 in Fairbury to Henry and Maudie (Showalter) Junker. LeIla graduated from Reynolds High School in 1956. She married Wendell Niederklein in the Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury on December 21, 1958. LeIla did all the bookwork for Niederklein Construction Company which was her husband Wendell’s company. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Daykin and the Eagles Auxiliary. LeIla enjoyed polka dancing with Wendell, collecting bears and camping.

LeIla is survived by her brother, Marvin Junker and wife Delores of Woodward, Oklahoma; sisters, Janis Kenning of Fairbury, LaRue Adams of Medicine Bow, Wyoming; sister-in-law, Marlene Cecrle and husband Duane of Milligan; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Wendell on May 31, 2013.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, January 8, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church in Daykin with Pastor Annette Minderman officiating. Interment will follow in the Eureka Cemetery northwest of Daykin. Visitation will be held from 1 to 8 PM Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Harman-Wright Mortuary in Beatrice and at the church one hour preceding services on Monday. Memorials are suggested to St. John Lutheran Church in care of the mortuary. Harman-Wright Mortuary in Beatrice in charge of arrangements.

 Service Information

January 7, 2018

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harman-Wright Mortuary
623 Elk Street
Beatrice, Nebraska 68310

Funeral Service
January 8, 2018

10:30 AM
St. John Lutheran - Daykin, NE

Daykin, Nebraska

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