March 15, 1931-Dec. 30, 2004
WAUNETA -- Marlies Sophia (Haarberg) Gauger, 73, died Thursday (Dec. 30, 2004) at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial.
She was born March 15, 1931, to Henry and Elise (Nordhausen) Haarberg in Chase County, near Wauneta. She attended school at St. Paul's Parochial School and graduated from Wauneta High School in 1949.
On Dec. 19, 1968, she married Jim Gauger in Colorado Springs, Colo. The couple lived in Wauneta and then moved in 1972 in Dundy County. In 2002, they returned to Wauneta.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Eldon, Harlan and infant brother, Harry.
Survivors include her husband, Jim of Wauneta; brother, Vic Haarberg and wife, Kathleen of Texas; two sisters, Dorinda Polly and husband, Kenneth of McCook and Erma Suelflow and husband, Ed of Milwaukee, Wis.; mother-in-law, Virginia Gauger of Wauneta; four sisters-in-law, Twilla Hamilton and husband, Bob of Wauneta, Dorothy Gauger of Wauneta, Mary Ann Haarberg and Mary Haarberg.
Graveside services were today at the Eden Missionary Cemetery in rural Wauneta with the Rev. Lloyd Bley officiating.
A memorial has been established in her name.
Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.