LEISE, Elaine B., Dec 27, 1929 Oct 27, 2012. Age 82, Omaha, died Sat, Oct 27, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha; born Dec 27, 1929 in Hartington, NE to Joseph and Agatha (Becker) Leise. She attended St. Joseph School of Nursing and received her BSN from Creighton University in 1956. Elaine worked as a nurse and instructor at St. Joseph Hospital from 1956 to 1972. She then worked at Metro Community College as a nursing instructor until 1991. Elaine was an active member of St. Cecilia Cathedral Parish in Omaha. She volunteered her time in the church office and distributed communion to patients at UNMC. Elaine was an avid reader, supporter of the symphony, opera and the arts, and she enjoyed watching college football and baseball. Elaine is survived by her brothers, Harold Leise (Jolene) of Hartington, NE and Eugene Leise (Jean) of Red Wing, MN; sister-in-law, Charlotte Leise of Hartington; sister, Mona Loberg (William) of Carroll, NE; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ralph Leise. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov 3 at 10am at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha. Private Interment, Calvary Mausoleum in Omaha. Memorials are suggested to St. Cecilia Cathedral Education Endowment Fund.
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