Anne Lise “Lisa” Lehman, 81, of Maxwell and native of Oslo, Norway passed away Friday, April 5, 2013. She was born April 2, 1932 in Oslo, Norway to Harold and Lilly (Eriksen) Nordgaard.
In 1953 she met Staff Sargent Marvin H. Lehman while he was stationed in Oslo, Norway with the United States Air Force. They were united in marriage on Dec. 18, 1954 in a Lutheran Chapel. To this union three children were born.
In 1956 she departed Oslo, Norway and immigrated to the United States with her husband and first born child. Upon return, they purchased a ranch west of Maxwell where they made their lifelong home.
Anne Lise spent her days caring for Marvin, their children, and the many friends who helped on the ranch.
She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, sewing, oil painting, cooking, gardening, swimming, playing cards, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
On March 28, 1963 she became a citizen of the United States of America. Anne Lise was a member of the American Legion Post 181, Sons of Norway Dist. No. 1, and a regular guppy in the Aquacise class at the North Platte Recreation Center.
Survivors include; a son, Harold J. Lehman of New Orleans, La.; twin daughters, Susanne C. Lehman and Diane P. Strobel of North Platte; grandchildren, Zachariah H. Lehman of Lincoln; Anna L. Lehman of North Platte; Lars L. Lehman of Harmony, N.C.; Jessica M. Power of North Platte; Julie M. Power of Oak Harbor, Wash.; Cody L. Reilly of Bemidji, Minn.; Sara-Elizabeth D. Murray of Lincoln; and ten great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and beloved husband of 58 years.
Services will be held for family and friends at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements. Inurnment will follow at a later date.