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Roxine E. (Koch) Weichel
January 2, 1944 ~ June 5, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Roxine E. (Koch) Weichel, 79 years of age, of Beatrice, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2023, at Beatrice Community Hospital. She was born on January 2, 1944, to Clarence and Edna (Hasenohr) Koch. She graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1962. On June 23, 1962, Roxine was united in marriage to Robert Weichel at Trinity Lutheran Church in DeWitt, Nebraska. For many years, Robert and Roxine faithfully attended Peace Lutheran Church near Plymouth where she served in the Women’s Circle, taught Sunday School, and served on Various Committees. The couple lived and farmed near Plymouth until Robert’s death in 2004. In 2012, Roxine moved to Beatrice where she became a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Roxine enjoyed baking, sewing, reading, and spending time with her beloved grandson Braxton and dog Kenzy.
Roxine is survived by her daughter Tracy Karl and husband Brad of DeWitt, grandson Braxton Karl of DeWitt, brother Verdell Koch and his wife Priscilla of DeWitt, sister-in-law Jenell Koch of Plymouth, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Edna Koch, parents-in-law Fred and Irma Weichel, husband Robert Weichel, son Ryan Weichel, brother Cordell Koch, brother-in-law Richard Weichel, sister-in-law Elaine Kay Weichel, and niece Lynn Koch.
Roxine’s final wishes were to gift her body for anatomical donation. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Beatrice with Pastor Kathee Forrest officiating. A family prayer service will be held at 10:45 a.m. at the church. Inurnment will be at the Peace Lutheran Cemetery at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice in care of the mortuary. Harman-Wright Mortuary & Crematory in Beatrice in charge of arrangements.