Blanche Margaret Pfannenstiel, 96, passed away Nov. 8, 2012 at her home in the Blue Valley Lutheran Nursing Home in Hebron, Neb.
She was born Oct. 21, 1916, the daughter of Hugh and Ethel Phleger Corrigan. She was a homemaker and a lifetime resident of Ness County until she moved to Hebron in 2010. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and Altar Society and the JJJ Club all of Ness City.
On May 16, 1939 she married Adolf P. Pfannenstiel in Ness City. He preceded her in death Jan. 13, 1985.
She is survived by two sons, Charles and Wayne; three daughters Mary Whipple, Betty Hatch, and Tammy Langer; a granddaughter, Debbie Jackson (Randy) who was raised by Blanche and Adolf for 5 years; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Shirley Mae Turner who is survived by her husband Leo Turner (Marilyn); two brothers, Roy and Fred Corrigan; and two sisters, Violet Ruff and Mary Schliter.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at the Sacred Heart Church in Ness City with burial in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. and the Parish Vigil will be at 7:30 p.m. at the church Monday. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Sacred Heart Cemetery Fund, the American Cancer Society, or for masses.
Words of sympathy and support by be sent to the family at www.fitzgeraldfuneral.com