Log In or Register
HomeLocal NewsState NewsSportsOpinionObituariesAgriculture
Quick Links
  My Bulletin
  Contact The Bulletin

  Display Ads
  Dir. of Advertisers


Davis at the Legislature: Rain, brand fees, state aid to schools

Getting a handle on the federal budget

More opinion

Ag News

Registration open for UNL ranch practicum

Governor appoints new District 4 representative to Nebraska Wheat Board

More Ag News

NorthPlatte Weather

Email Article | Print obit
Edwina  C.  Layher
     Edwina C. Layher, 91, of Stapleton, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born July 22, 1921 to Nick and Marie (Brosius) Niesen in Stapleton.
     Edwina graduated from Baker Rural High School in 1938.
     On Sept. 29, 1941 she married Howard Layher in Stapleton. The couple lived in Stapleton where she worked for the Stapleton Schools as a cook for over 30 years.
     Edwina lived her whole life in Stapleton until moving to North Platte a year ago.
     She enjoyed her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchild, was an excellent cook, making pies every Sunday for many years. She embroidered, enjoyed playing cards, word search, and loved to read.
     Edwina was a member of St. John''s Catholic Church and the Friendship Club.
     Survivors include daughters, Janice Berglund of North Platte, Priscilla (Ellis) McKay of Lakewood, Colo., Donna (Kennard) Lovitt of Stapleton and Sandra (Daniel) Reppert of West Point, Neb.; son, Mike (Janine) Layher of Stapleton; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Mary Keslar of Stapleton; and numerous other family members and friends.
     She was preceded in death by her parents; husband in 1997; brothers, Christopher and Donald Niesen; and a son-in-law, Carl Berglund.
     Memorials may be made to St. John''s Catholic Church.
     Mass of Christian Burial was at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013 at St. John''s Catholic Church in Stapleton with the Rev. Antony Thekkekara as celebrant. Burial followed at St. John''s Catholic Cemetery. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
First published in The North Platte Bulletin print edition on 4/24/2013
Return to list

Copyright © 2003 - 2015 northplattebulletin.com
All rights reserved.

Flatrock Publishing, Inc.
1300 E 4th St., Suite F
North Platte, NE 69101

Your Ip Address -
North Platte, Nebraska