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John froschheiser - May 08, 2010

John Froschheiser, 90, longtime Keith County, Neb. farmer, died Saturday, May 8, 2010 at the Ogallala Community Hospital in Ogallala, Neb.
John was born Oct. 14, 1919 in Lincoln, Neb., the son of Conrad and Elizabeth George Froschheiser. He moved with his family to a farmstead southeast of Roscoe, Neb. when he was a young child. John attended a country school north of Madrid, Neb.
John was involved in farming his entire life. On Feb. 4, 1978 he married Rosella J. Mellish at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ogallala. The couple continued to operate the family farm until he moved to Wel-Life in April 2008 and in November 2009 he moved to Indian Hills Manor.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He enjoyed all aspects of farming and maintaining his tractors.
Preceding him in death were his wife Rosella in 2008, his parents, two sisters Lydia Gross and Rosa Armknecht, two brothers Alex Froschheiser and Conrad Froschheiser, and five nephews.
Survivors include two sisters: Marie Sibal of Ogallala and Ruth Bushkovski of Denver and many nieces and nephews and close friends Pat and Kris Aerni of Madrid.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 6 Draucker Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Thursday, May 13, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ogallala. Rev. Robert Pierce will officiate.
Interment will be in the Ogallala Cemetery. A memorial has been established to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
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Draucker Funeral Home of Ogallala is in charge of arrangements.