Friday, October 4, 2019 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Hollst Lawn Cemetery ~ Yutan, Nebraska
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wahoo, NE, St. John Lutheran Church, Yutan, NE or Bishop Neumann High School
Shirley M. Lorenz, 94, of Wahoo, NE, entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 30, 2019 at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo, NE. She was born June 13, 1925 in Wann, NE to Morris E. and Edith E. (Grimes) Miller. Shirley attended St. Wenceslaus School and graduated from Wahoo High School. On August 19, 1944, she was united in marriage to William Lorenz in Fremont, NE.
In her early years, Shirley worked at City Café in Wahoo, she was a telephone operator in Wahoo and at the Mead Ordinance Plant and she worked at Boystown. She worked several years in the dietary department for Saunders County Community Hospital and Saunders Care Center. During this time Shirley and her husband Bill also owned and operated Bill’s Wahoo Motel.
Shirley was a past member St. John Lutheran Church in Yutan and St. John’s WELCA. She is a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church and the Saunders County Historical Society and Genealogy Group. She was a faith filled woman that loved being a member of St. John’s and St. Wenceslaus Churches. Shirley enjoyed gardening, roses and attending her grandchildren’s events. She was a very proud grandma and her family was the world to her.
She is survived by children, William “Bill” (Kathy) Lorenz of Omaha, Robert “Bob” (Pat) Oliver of Omaha and Timothy “Tim” (Mary) Lorenz of Wahoo; grandchildren, Kim Robinson, Bill Lorenz, Todd Lorenz and Dan Lorenz; great-grandchildren, Cody Robinson, Garrett Robinson, Misty Robinson and Aaron Haltman; great-great-grandchild, Emry Jo Robinson; siblings, Katherine (Eugene) Owens, Reenie Breunig and Donald (Peggy) Miller.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Lorenz; daughter, Susan Kay Lorenz; parents, Morris and Edith Miller.