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Alvin Czeschin, 95, of Lincoln

Alvin Czeschin, 95, of Lincoln, passed away Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020, surrounded by his family.  Born in Bland, Mo., on Sept. 10, 1924, the only child of Henry and Goldie (Vette) Czeschin.

The family moved to a farm near Avoca, when he was three.  He graduated from Avoca High School and served in the US Army 124th Cavalry, in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. After returning home in 1946, he helped on the family farm and worked at American Stores until his retirement in 1982.  Alvin married Shirley Kreifels on Nov. 7, 1953, in Lincoln. They had been married 60 years when Shirley passed away in 2014.

He is survived by daughters: Mary Ann (Paul) Koehler, Kay (Steve) Glenn, and Joan (Ray) Koziol. Grandchildren: Andrea Walters, Nina Walters and Brian Koziol all of Lincoln, Matt Koziol of Greeley, Colo.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan.12 with visitation from 2 to 7 p.m., family present 6 to 7 p.m. at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A Street, Lincoln.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday Jan. 13, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 7900 Trendwood Drive, Lincoln. In lieu of flowers memorials may go to Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital - Long Term Care; or Tabitha Foundation Journey House/Hospice

Condolences can be left at bmlfh.com