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Lois Austin, 91 - March 21, 2018

Lois Rose Austin, 91, of Gothenburg, died March 21, 2018, at Gothenburg Health.
She was born Feb. 19, 1927, in Traer, Kan, daughter of Fred and Gertrude Leitner.
Lois loved gardening and enjoyed spending time in her backyard. Her main interest was caring for her husband Mac and son Tim. She loved her dog Reggie, and all of her many friends. Lois enjoyed volunteering at Hilltop Estates.
Surviving are son, Terry (Mary) Austin of St Louis, Mo.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Vernelle Austin; and brothers, Don (Nona) Leitner of Boulder, Colo., and Gary (Caroline) Leitner of McCook.
Lois was preceded in death by husband, Charles McKinley Austin, Jr.; sons, Tim and Tom Austin; and her parents.
Services were held at Victory Assembly of God, Tuesday, March 27, with Pastor Mark Borchardt officiating. Interment was at the Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell.
Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1500 S 70th Street, Suite 201, Lincoln, NE 68506 or Meals on Wheels, 410 20th St, Gothenburg, NE 69138. To sign the online guest book, go to www.blasestrauser.com.