Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 5142 E. Sargent Road, Beatrice with Reverend Charles Bentjen officiating. Interment in the Evergreen Home Cemetery. The body will lie in state Wednesday from 10:00-8:00 at the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice and at the church one hour preceding the funeral on Thursday. The family will be greeting friends on Wednesday from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice. A family prayer service will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday at the church. A memorial has been established to the church with the funeral home in charge.