Luise M. Kovar

KOVAR-Luise M. (Meier), age 92, Omaha, passed away Fri., 4/11/08. Our beloved mother and grandmother was born 9/18/1915 in Flatzberg, Germany. She arrived through the gates of Ellis Island with her family in the year of 1923, the Meier family came to Omaha where they settled. Luise attended Omaha’s South High and graduated from St. Joseph’s Nursing at Creighton University in 1936. She married Dr. William Riley Kovar on 11/15/1937 in Dodge, NE. Luise worked side by side with her husband at his medical practice in Colfax County until their children were born. Riley and Luise had 2 children, Judith Luise and William Riley. Luise was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Riley Kovar. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Don Vanderipe; her son and daughter-in-law, William and Mary Claire Kovar; 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Vigil Service Mon., 7 PM, West Center Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial Tues., 10 AM, Christ the King Catholic Church. Entombment, Calvary Mausoleum. Memorials to Christ the King Educational Trust. Visitation from 4 PM Mon., with family receiving friends 6-7 PM at the West Center Chapel. Visitation Tuesday at Christ the King Church after 9:30 AM.


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