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Doris Neubauer

February 20, 1925 ~ September 24, 2019 (age 94)

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Doris L. Neubauer, age 94 of rural Dunbar, NE, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Nebr. City.

Doris was born on February 20, 1925 at rural Burr, NE; the daughter of Adam Paul and Nellie Louise (Kreifels) Wirthele.  She attended school and graduated from Burr High School with the class of 1941.  She then attended Peru State College where she received her Teaching Certificate.  She later returned to Peru State, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in 1982.

She was united in marriage to Ernest “Bud” Neubauer on February 20, 1948 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nebr. City.  He preceded her in death on October 3, 2005.

Doris was a long-time school teacher.  She also was a substitute teacher in various schools around the area.  She was a long-time member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nebr. City.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son Ernest Paul Neubauer and wife Jeri of rural Dunbar, NE; two grandchildren:  Ernest Chad Neubauer and Sandra Lyn Neubauer; other extended family and friends.

In addition to her husband, Doris was preceded in death by her parents, twin brothers Lee and Leo Wirthele and brother Arnold Wirthele.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 30, 2019 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nebr. City.  Burial will follow at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebr. City.

The family will greet friends from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, (9/29) at Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City.

Memorials may be given to the family’s choice.

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Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City is in charge of arrangements.

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September 29, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Funeral Service
September 30, 2019

1:00 PM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church - Nebraska City
315 S. 16th
Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410

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