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Nina Pauline Pofahl

September 17, 2008

Nina Pauline Pofahl, 88, Beatrice, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at Parkview Center, Beatrice. She was born in Blue Springs, NE onJan 28, 1920. She lived on a farm near Pawnee City before moving to Table Rock and graduating from Table Rock High School in 1936. She married Arthur William Pofahl on Dec. 24, 1941 in Tekamah, NE. She taught country school near Pawnee City before teaching in Liberty and Diller. They moved to Beatrice in 1953, she owned Hobby Haven Ceramic Store and worked for BSDC until she retired. She was a foster grandparent for 8 years, and loved to knit, crochet and do many crafts. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and a member of B.A.R.S.P.

Survivors include her children, Artis Weinman of Hastings, NE, Byron Pofahl and wife Dianna of Valparaiso, Indiana, Ida Pofahl of Denison, IA, Marilyn Jeffers of Gilbert, AZ, Lorraine Catlin and husband David of Beatrice, Alan Pofahl and wife Sharon of Lincoln, NE, Betty Cummings and husband Rodney of Lincoln; 13 grandchildren, Theresa Anthony and husband David of Crete, NE, Patrick Weinman and wife Judy of Hastings, NE, Sheldon Weinman of Hastings, NE, Kelley Pofahl of CA, Jonathan Pofahl of Evansville, IN, Douglas Pofahl of Macon, GA, Nathan Hufstalder and wife Tanya of Valparaiso, IN, Angela Pofahl of Lincoln, NE, Jennifer Pofahl of Lincoln, NE, Michael Pofahl of Lincoln, NE, Jared Jeffers of Gilbert, AZ, Justin Jeffers of Gilbert AZ, Stephanie Cummings of Lincoln; 10 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by husband, Arthur (1972); parents William & Beaupha (Wyland) Matthews; foster parents John & Myrtle Pattison; 1 brother; 7 sisters.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at Harman-Wright Mortuary Chapel, BEATRICE with Pastor Kelly Karges officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice. The body will lie in state at the Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice on Friday (9/19/08) from 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M., then one hour preceding services. Memorial established to the family choice with Harman-Wright Mortuary in charge. A guestbook for signatures and messages of condolence is available online at Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice, in charge of arrangements.

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