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Emma C. Lehn

Friday, May 27, 2005

(Dec. 4, 1915 - May 26, 2005)

COZAD -- Emma C. Lehn, 89, died Thursday (May 26, 2005), at Southview Manor Care Center in Cozad.

She was born Dec. 4, 1915, in Lawrence, Kan., to John and Mary (Baune) Flaherty. She attended Indianola High School and lived in this area most of her life. She moved to Cozad in 1991.

She married Lawrence B. Lehn at Indianola on Dec. 26, 1949.

She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in McCook; after moving to Cozad, Christ the King Catholic Church, and the Altar Society.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Lawrence on June 20, 1990; four brothers, John, Tom, Hank, and Pat; and three sisters, Ellen, Mary Ann, and Kathryne.

Survivors include one son, Dennis Lehn and wife Sally, of Shelton; two daughters, Eugenia Meissner and husband Kenneth of Cozad, and Delores "Dee" Lehn of McCook; one sister, Nellie Patrick of Aurora, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian burial will be Wednesday, 11 a.m., at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with the Rev. Jerel Scholl officiating. Interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery.

Rosary will be today, 7 p.m., at the Carpenter Breland Chapel in McCook.

Public visitation is today until 7 p.m. Friends may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.