Jeanette M. Schwisow

Jeanette M. Schwisow, 82, of Beatrice passed away at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday morning, Feb. 22, 2018. She was born on Feb. 20, 1936 in Tobias. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church of Tobias. She was raised near Tobias and graduated from Tobias High School, and she married Robert Schwisow on Feb. 6, 1955 at Tobias and lived on a farm near Alexandria. They moved to Beatrice in the early 1960s, where she worked for Formfit and the Beatrice State Developmental Center, both of Beatrice. Prior to living at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation, she resided at Haven Manor in Hickman. She was a former member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Tobias, a former member of Immanuel Lutheran of Daykin and had been a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Beatrice. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include one son, Bruce (Shirleen) Schwisow of Beatrice; one daughter, Barbara (Robert) Traudt of Lincoln; four grandchildren, Jill (Matt) Strouf and Jamie (Jay) Weber, all of DeWitt, Lindsey Traudt and Brandon Traudt, both of Lincoln; six great-grandchildren, Axley and Oakley Strouf, Paizley, Blakely and Maddox Weber and Ariauna Tafoya; three sisters-in-law, Juliann Endorf of Tobias, Mary (Bill) Blackburn of Broken Bow and Darlene Wells of Iowa; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Matilda Rohr Endorf; her husband, Robert, who died on Nov. 12, 1994; one brother, Rolland Endorf; and one brother-in-law, Earl Schwisow.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Beatrice, with the Rev. Dr. J. Dirk Reek officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Home Cemetery of Beatrice. A family prayer service will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Monday at the church. A memorial has been established to the family for future designation. The body will lie in state at the Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice from 11 a.m. on Saturday until 9 p.m. on Sunday, and at the church for one hour preceding the services. Visit Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice is in charge of arrangements.