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Mildred Anna Stahlhut

January 19, 1918 October 21, 2020
Mildred Anna Stahlhut
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Mildred Anna Nelsen Stahlhut, age 102, passed away peacefully on October 21, 2020 at The Ambassador in Nebraska City. She was born in Nebraska City January 19, 1918, daughter of James N. Nelsen and Laura C. Nelsen. Mildred lived her entire life in Nebraska City and graduated from Nebraska City High School in 1935. Mildred married Ralph Stahlhut June 6, 1939 in St. Joseph, MO. She enjoyed life on the farm and was proud of her home. Mildred was a caring and loving person whose deepest love was her family. She also cared deeply about her church. She belonged to the First Lutheran Church beginning in 1932 when she was confirmed. She was very active in her church as a Sunday school teacher, youth sponsor, and a member of church circles. In earlier years, Mildred enjoyed camping with the We Wanago Campers, was a long-time member of the Paul Extension Club, participated in square dancing, was an avid reader and an excellent cook. She taught many girls to cook and sew as a 4-H leader. Mildred was much loved by many friends and neighbors. She described herself as a homemaker and farmer's wife. Mildred is survived by her daughter, Kay Marks, son-in-law, John Marks of Nebraska City; grandchildren, Melinda Bowman (Brian), David Marks (Windy) and Bill Marks (Tanya); great grandchildren, Jessica Bowman, Brianna Bowman, Cade Marks, Bailey Marks, Casey Marks, and Eric Higgins (Michelle); three great great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Leatha Nelsen of Lincoln, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ralph Stahlhut; brothers, Howard Nelsen, Melvin Nelsen, Ralph Nelsen, and Roy Nelsen; great grandson, Cullen Bowman.

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1:00 PM 10/26/2020 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/26/2020 8:00:00 PM
Marshall Funeral Chapel Nebraska City

1109 First Corso
Nebraska City, NE 68410

The family will not be present for visitations and social distancing is requested. A private family graveside service will be held the following day.

Marshall Funeral Chapel Nebraska City
1109 First Corso Nebraska City 68410 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


Wyuka Cemetery Final Resting Place

710 South 19th Street
Nebraska City, NE 68410

710 South 19th Street Nebraska City 68410 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Evangelical Lutheran Church

315 South 16th Street
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Morton James Public Library

923 First Corso
Nebraska City, NE 68410

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