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Edith E. Haussler

Tuesday, January 20, 2004

CAMBRIDGE -- Edith E. Haussler, 90, died Saturday (Jan. 17, 2004) at the age of 90.

She was born Aug. 9, 1913, to William H. and Edith H. (Tibbetts) Farr in Frontier County near Eustis. She attended rural school in Frontier County. The family moved near Holbrook so she could attend Holbrook High School. She graduated in 1931.

On Jan. 1, 1932, she married Henry "Hank" Haussler. The couple lived on the farm and raised Hereford cattle. She also worked for B&D in Holdrege, retiring after 10 years. Her husband preceded her in death on May 11, 1980. She lived in her home in Holbrook until 1983, when she moved to Cambridge. She lived at the Heritage Plaza and later at Parkside Manor.

She was a member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church, the Lutheran Women's Mission League and Holbrook Music Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George; one daughter, Joan Cookson; nine brothers and sisters, Edward, George, Fred, Alfred, William Farr and Alice Wier-Fladager, Florence Ridpath, Faith Hockmeier and Edna Dutcher.

Survivors include her daughter, Wand Lewis of West Des Moines, Iowa; one sister-in-law, Velma Farr of Eustis; and 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services are Wednesday, 2 p.m., at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cambridge with the Rev. Carl Lilienkamp officiating. Interment will be in the Holbrook Cemetery.

Memorials may be left to the Cambridge Senior Center of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church memorial fund.

Lockenour-Jones Mortuary of Cambridge is in charge of the arrangements.