Erna “Lorraine” Naber, age 94 of Waco, NE died Monday, December 16, 2013 at the Utica Community Care Center in Utica, NE. She was born July 12, 1919 at Waco, NE to Adolph and Martha (Staehr) Peeks. She was united in marriage to Ralph Naber on December 2, 1945 at Waco. Lorraine was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Waco, St. John Ladies Aid, and the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.
Lorraine is survived by her husband, Ralph J. Naber of Utica; sons, Michael Naber, Mollala, OR., and children and grandchildren, and Larry (Judy) Naber of Ankeny, IA and children Jennifer and Chad; Sister, Marlene Gardner of York, NE; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were an: infant daughter; parents Adolph and Martha Peeks; brothers Raymond and Norman Peeks; sisters Evelyn Swearingen and Elvera Huston; granddaughter Michele Marie Fortson.
Memorial services were held at 2:00 pm Friday, December 20, 2013 at St. John Lutheran Church in Waco. Inurnment was in the church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Mission Central or the Orphan Grain Train.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.