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Gladys Margaret Leising

May 27, 1929 — December 15, 2019

Gladys Margaret Leising

Gladys Margaret Leising, age 90, of Arapahoe, Nebraska went to be with the Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at the C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center, Arapahoe, Nebraska. She was born May 27, 1929 at Arapahoe, Nebraska to Frank & Margaret (Monter) Petermann. She was baptized on June 16, 1929 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Arapahoe, Nebraska and confirmed in May of 1943. She attended and graduated from Immanuel Parochial school, under her teacher and Uncle Edwin Wohles in 1943. She went on to attend high school at Arapahoe High School and graduated in 1947. On August 10, 1947 she married Armin Leising at Immanuel Lutheran Church, north of Arapahoe with Armin’s brother Pastor Emil Leising performing the ceremony. After the death of Armin’s father, Walter in 1950, they have lived on the home place north of Arapahoe for 60 years before moving into the C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Assisted Living. Gladys enjoyed being a homemaker, raising there 7 children, and so enjoyed all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was involved with church and the LWML Ladies group. She enjoyed helping her husband work on the farm and with construction work. We give all praise to God. She was proceeded in death by her parents, husband Armin, brothers Kenneth, Ervin, & Oscar Petermann, sister Alice Ziebell & Dorothy Dickmeyer, son-in-law Larry Thomas, daughter-in-law Gayle Leising, brother-in-law Leon Dickmeyer & Art Ziebell She is survived by Daughters: Nancy (Jerry) Dunfee of Lancaster, Ohio, Jane (Jeff) Ellis of Holdrege, Nebraska, Ruth (Merlin) Oswald of Madison, Nebraska, Arlene (John) Suchan of Billings, Montana, Sons: David (Sherry) Leising of Seward, Nebraska, Phillip (Nina) Leising of Arapahoe, Nebraska and Walter (Sheri) Leising of Arapahoe, Nebraska, brother Martin (Norma) Petermann of Holdrege, Nebraska, Sister: Pauline, and Sister-In-Law Colleen Petermann of Ravenna, Nebraska, 30 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, brother Viewing and visitation will be Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 6:30 pm till 8:30 pm at Wenburg Funeral Chapel, 652 Main Street, Arapahoe, Nebraska and prior to the service at the church. Funeral services will be Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe, Nebraska with Rev. James Moshier, officiating. Interment will follow at the Arapahoe Cemetery, at Arapahoe, Nebraska. Memorials in her honor are suggested to Mission Central-LCWS and Trinity Lutheran LWML. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences or personal reflections may be left at wenburgfuneralhome.com

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