Eleanor G. (Witkowski) Archer

Eleanor G. (Witkowski) Archer

March 4, 1929 – May 4, 2022

Born in Beatrice, Nebraska; died in Omaha, Nebraska. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Thomas E. “Ernie” Archer; parents, William and Helena Witkowski of Beatrice, Nebraska; sisters, Regina Byers and Elaine Lueken; brothers: Larry, Donald, and Ron Witkowski; brother-in-law, Carl Kass; son-in-law, Jeff Kriha.

She is survived by children: Tim Archer (Janice) of Traverse City, MI, Sue Pfeffer (Dennis), Peg Kriha, Jeanne Rice (Tom), Dan Archer (Dani) all of Omaha, Mary Koenig (Dan) of Council Bluffs, and Teresa Sims (Michael Lee) of Omaha; brother, John Witkowski (Ann) of Wayne, NE; sister, Cathie Kass of Omaha; sisters-in-law, Pat Witkowski and Sue Witkowski of Lincoln; 22 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren with two more on the way; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Special thanks to the wonderful caregivers at New Cassel and the Josie Harper Hospice House.

VISITATON: Thursday, May 12th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, May 13th at 10:30am, St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 11802 Pacific.  Interment, Calvary Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to: Make A Wish; Douglas County CASA; New Cassel Retirement Center; or St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.

To view a live broadcast of the Vigil Service, please go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Cast” button on the home page; to view a live broadcast of the Mass, please go to www.stroberts.com.



  • Loyce Archer Dunbar Posted May 12, 2022 9:44 am

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Eleanor. She was always so welcoming to my family and I when we visited the Archers in Omaha . A great lady , wise and loving and a devoted mom . I always took some mental notes when Eleanor shared her wisdom . She will be missed .

  • Angie Jones Posted May 12, 2022 9:54 am

    Sending deepest sympathy to you & your family.

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