Jennifer R. Fiese, 43, of Gothenburg, died March 2, 2019 in North Platte.
She was born to Richard “Rick” and Trudy (Widholm) Fiese in Cozad, on March 13, 1975. She grew up north of Gothenburg and attended country school District 284 through 8th grade. Jennifer attended Zion Lutheran Church and was confirmed on Oct. 29, 1989. She attended Gothenburg High School for a couple years and graduated from Geneva in 1993. She enjoyed creating all kinds of crafts and also enjoyed fishing with her children. In 2015 she attended St. Joseph’s Beauty School in North Platte and also worked at Ampride in Gothenburg. Later she moved to Kearney and transferred to Beauty School and graduated in the spring of 2017. After her graduation, she worked at various salons in Kearney. She later moved back to Gothenburg and was a cosmetologist at Stone Hearth Estates.
Jennifer was preceded in death by her mother Trudy (Fiese) Kotschwar, her maternal grandfather Leonard Widholm, paternal grandparents Kak and Billie Fiese, and a stepbrother Chris Metzger.
Survivors include her two sons, Zacheri (Haley Juarez) Caldwell and Trenton Flies, both of Gothenburg; daughter, Sky Bodel Linegar of Kearney; grandson, Grayson Caldwell of Gothenburg; grandmother, Leona Widholm of Gothenburg, brother Richard and Melissa Fiese and family of Kearney; father, Rick and Rita Fiese and family of Gothenburg; step-father, Tim Kotschwar and family of Kearney; two step-brothers; three step-sisters; seven nieces and nephews; aunts and uncles and many cousins and extended family.
Private family services were held. She was laid to rest next to her grandfather Leonard in the Grandview Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the family.