Lillian Zeiner, 96, of Nebraska City died Jan. 11, 2014 at the Ambassador in Nebraska City. Lillian Olive Beaudry was born on July 2, 1917 to Frank and Delphine (Martin) Beaudry on a farm near Albertville, Minn.
She was baptized and confirmed at St. Albert’s Catholic Church, graduated from Elk River High School at the age of 14, and the College of St. Benedict, St. Josephs, Minn. She taught for five years at St. Bernard’s Academy in Nebraska City.
On June 17, 1942, she married George Zeiner. They returned to Nebraska to live on a farm near Nebraska City. Lillian was a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church where she was an active member of the Altar Society. She also was a member of the Four Mile Neighborhood Breakfast Club and the Catholic Daughters of America. Her interests included sewing and music, and, for many years, Lillian volunteered as the typist and secretary for the Ursuline Sisters who taught at Lourdes Central High School.
She was preceded by husband George; brothers Hermes, Lawrence, Camille, Marvin, Alvin, Victor and Gerald; and sisters: Eleanor, Bernice and Evelyn.
She is survived by children Margaret Scribner of Westminster, Colo., and Marian Henderson and husband Larry of Brock; grandchildren Tina, Tracy, and Elaine; great-grandchildren Trevor and Nicholas; brother Arnold Beaudry and wife Betty of Beaver Creek, Ore.; sisters-in-law: Frances, Germaine, Doris and Dorothy; and other relatives and friends.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Nebraska City with Fr. Mark Cyza celebrating the Mass. A rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the St. Benedict’s Cemetery.
The casket will remain closed.
Memorials may be given to St. Benedict’s Catholic Church or the Ursuline Sisters of Maple Mount, Ky.
Condolences may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
Gude Mortuary, Nebraska City, is in charge of arrangements.