Louis Margheim, Jr., 95, Scottsbluff

Louis Margheim, Jr., 95 of Scottsbluff, formerly of Lyman, died Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. His funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at the Immanuel United Church of Christ in Lyman, with Rev. Dr. Robert Smith and Pastor Cindy Bowker officiating. Interment will follow in the Mitchell Valley Cemetery. Memorials in his name may be made to the church. Friends who wish may call and visit with the family on Tuesday from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. at the Jones Mortuary in Mitchell. His obituary may be viewed online at www.jones-mortuary.com, where online condolences may be made.

Louis was born June 19, 1917 at the family home in Mitchell Valley, Nebraska to Louis Sr. and Elizabeth (Foos) Margheim. He married Hilda Becker March 17, 1939 at Harrisburg, Nebraska. He farmed, raised his family and lived on the farm at Lyman for over 72 years, before moving to Scottsbluff.

Louis loved to fish and enjoyed traveling to California to visit his son.

He was a lifetime member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ in Lyman, was the longtime leader of the Kiowa Livestock 4-H Club, and was proud to say that he never missed a Scotts Bluff County Fair. He was also a former member of the Lyman School Board.

He is survived by his children Loretta (Gary) Shiers of Scottsbluff, Terry (Laura) Margheim of Lyman and Loren Margheim of San Diego, CA. His is also survived by his grandchildren Dan (Melissa) Shiers, Tina (Bill) Anderson, Louis (Jimmi) Shiers, Heather (Greg) Sweley, Hidee (Nathan) Urbach and Annalee (Ryan) Swenson, and 15 great grandchildren.

His parents, wife Hilda and five brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

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