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Edna M. Karloff

May 2, 1911 ~ September 24, 2018 (age 107)

Edna M. Karloff, 107, of Millard, NE, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018. Her funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018 in St. Paul Lutheran Church in Millard, NE. Interment will be in the Mount Auburn Cemetery, Millard, NE. Visitation with the family present will be from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Kahler Dolce Mortuary, Papillion, NE on Thursday, September 27, 2018.

Edna Marie Schomer was born on May 2, 1911 at Millard, NE, the daughter of Ben and Marie Schomer. She was raised on a farm southeast of Millard near 130th and Q Street. She attended grade school in Millard and graduated from South High School, Omaha in 1928. She had two older sisters, Pearl and Gladys.

She was married to the love of her life, Ed Karloff on March 2, 1932 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Millard. They farmed southwest of Millard on Highway 50 and Harrison Ave. in Sarpy County. Her husband, Ed died on January 10, 1974.

She worked on the farm with her husband during the depression and the dirty thirties. They worked hard to help save three family farms. She also worked at Boys Town for a few years. She is a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Women of ELCA,  and was the wedding consultant at St. Paul’s for 15 years. She moved to Dell Rapids, South Dakota in May of 1997. While there, she built two new homes. She returned to Millard in October of 2004.

She loved having family functions and always wanted to play a game of cards. She was an excellent bridge, pinochle, gin rummy and poker player. She also enjoyed dancing.

She is survived by her son, Dennis (Jackie) of Millard; her daughter, Kay (Jim) Kahler of Dell Rapids; her ten grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren; her daughter-in-law, Em of Millard and her sister-in-law, Ester Karloff of Millard.

She is preceded in death by her husband, her son, Dale, a daughter-in-law, Joan; her parents and two sisters.

We have been so blessed to have her in our lives for so many, many years.

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