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Lila Stark age 89 of Laurel

Posted: 24 September, 2013

Funeral services for Lila Stark Age 89 of Laurel will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Laurel on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Officiate will be the Rev. William Engebretsen. Visitation will be held at the Immanuel Lutheran

Church in Laurel on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with family present. Interment will be at the Laurel Cemetery in Laurel. Memorials may be directed in care of the family for a later designation. She passed away Monday at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.
Arrangements with Hasemann Funeral Home of Laurel
In Loving Memory
(Age 89)  Lila Mae Stark (Of Laurel)
May 30, 1924,          Dixon County, Nebraska
Entered Into Rest
September 23, 2013              Wayne, Nebraska
(Providence Medical Center )
A Christian Service
Immanuel Lutheran Church  Laurel, Nebraska
Saturday      10:30 a.m.     September 28, 2013
Rev. William Engebretsen
“Abide With Me”  “On Eagles Wings”
“My Faith Looks Up To Thee”
William Rudy  Karla Pippitt
Honorary Pallbearers
Arnim and Lila’s Granddaughters and Granddaughters-In-law
Audrey Stark                     Tara Stark                Kristy Knapp
Danielle Goetsch           Sarah Beckwith            Stacey Stark
Amy Stark  Rachael Rudy  Rebecca Walker  Shelly Richling
Active Pallbearers
Arnim and Lila’s Grandsons and Grandsons-In-law
Matthew Stark   Barry Stark   Joseph Stark   Guy Stark
Kaleb Rudy    Christopher Goetsch     Matthew Walker
Jase Beckwith        Dag Tor Mo                James Knapp
Laurel Cemetery Laurel, Nebraska
    Lila Mae (Sherman) Stark was born May 30, 1924, at the home of her parents, Guy & Effie (Rogers) Sherman in Dixon County, Nebraska. In May, 1943, Lila married Arnim Stark. They farmed in Dixon & Cedar County. She was a home-maker, but later drove a school bus for Laurel-Concord Unified School District for almost two decades. She went to country school for eight years, then to Clark Center High School for two years, graduating from Dixon High School in 1942. She was Baptized and Confirmed into the Trinity Lutheran Church in Martinsburg in 1944. She later joined the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Laurel when they moved to Cedar County. She was an active member in the L.W.M. L. She especially liked being with the group making quilts. She enjoyed being with family, dancing with her husband, playing cards and music; especially big bands, country & western, & hymns.
    Lila is survived by her four children: Larry of Laurel, Dennis (Brenda) of Juniata,  Kenneth (Janice) of rural Dixon, Kathleen (William) Rudy of Dinuba, CA, 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; a sister Velma Bottorff of Ponca, sister-in-law June Sherman of Vermillion, SD; brother-in-law Gilmer Stark (and wife, Mary) of Laurel; and nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Arnim (Shorty) January 28, 2013, their son Barry (Larry's twin brother), her parents and five brothers, two brothers-in-law & four sisters-in-law.
    Lila’s family appreciates your thoughts and kindness and invites you to lunch in the church fellowship hall following the committal service.

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