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Betty J. Kohout

June 6, 1926 ~ March 5, 2019 (age 92)

Betty Jane (Sasek) Kohout was born June 6, 1926, on a farm west of Wilber, Nebraska to Robert E. and Tillie (Smith) Sasek and passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Wilber Care Center in Wilber at the age of 92.

Betty attended Wilber Public School and graduated with the class of 1942. After graduating, she took normal training for teaching. Upon finishing the training, she taught at a rural country school near Wilber for a few years. She was united in marriage to Robert Kohout on October 21, 1947, in Columbus. They made their home on the farm near Friend and later purchased the Kohout Feed and Produce Store from Bob’s parents and ran the business for the next 30 years.

Betty and Bob enjoyed bowling and playing golf. Betty was a member of the Friend Country Club and also worked at the club. She also was a member of the Friend United Methodist Church. They liked to travel to football games and playing cards, especially playing bridge. She also spent much time in her garden where she raised vegetables and tending to her flowers. She enjoyed dogs and in the last few years even adopted a cat and kittens, which Betty loved taking care of.

Betty is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Virginia Sasek, a sister, Rose Marie Zoubek, all of Wilber, many nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Tillie Sasek, her husband, Robert Kohout in 2010, brother, Robert L. Sasek, brother-in-law, Ernie Zoubek, sister-in-law, Florence (Kohout) Pollard and a niece, Deborah (Sasek) Pallas.

Funeral Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Friend United Methodist Church, with Rev. Dr. Paixao Baptista officiating. Interment was in Andrew Cemetery, Friend. Memorials have been established and may be directed in care of the family. Lauber Funeral and Cremation Services, Friend, is entrusted with the care and arrangements.

Visitation or gathering is planned for 1 hour prior to Betty's service at the Methodist Church. There is no visitation hours at the funeral home.


SERVICES
Visitation

Friday, March 08, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Friend United Methodist Church
601 6th Street
Friend, NE 68359

Visitation or gathering is planned for 1 hour prior to Betty's service at the Methodist Church. There is no visitation hours at the funeral home.

Funeral Service

Friday, March 08, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Friend United Methodist Church
601 6th Street
Friend, NE 68359

Graveside Service

Friday, March 08, 2019
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Andrew Cemetery
County Road E and 600
Friend, NE 68359

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