Leo B. Billesbach
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Beatrice, with Father Robert Barnhill and Father Thomas Maguire serving as celebrants. Burial will be in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery of Beatrice, with military rites by Bitting-Norman Post 27 of the American Legion of Beatrice. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Alzheimer’s Association and to Beatrice Community Hospital Hospice. The body will lie in state at the church for one hour preceding the services on Tuesday.