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 B. Roberta “B” Muscheites

B. Roberta “B” Muscheites

Birth
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Death 30 Oct 2012 (aged 95)
Sabetha, Nemaha County, Kansas, USA
Burial Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 100094765 · View Source
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. Roberta "B" Muscheites, 95, formerly of Table Rock, Nebraska passed away October 30, 2012 at the Sabetha Community Hospital after a short illness.
"B" was born May 19, 1917 in Lincoln, Nebraska, one of two daughters of Jay and Mabel (Goodale) Barnard. She attended schools in Lincoln until 1927 when the family moved to Table Rock to care for her ailing grandfather.
"B" adjusted to rural living and graduated from Table Rock in 1935. She received a scholarship to Wesleyan College in Lincoln and attended for two years. She became a secretary to the Dean of Women and later worked for an insurance company in Lincoln.
On May 25, 1941 "B" was married to B. Fred Muscheites at Stratton, Nebraska, whom she had met while attending school in Table Rock. They made their home in Lincoln where Fred was attending and later graduated from the University of Nebraska.
Upon Fred's graduation, they moved to Imperial, Nebraska. "B" worked 8 years for the Chase County Attorney and also was a part time secretary to the local sheriff where she often was asked to witness interrogations when women and children were involved. Later "B" became the Chase County Selective Service Clerk before the Muscheites' moved to Lincoln where Fred was offered a position with the Nebraska Lumber Merchants Association. "B" was then employed by the Nebraska Wheat Growers for eight years.
In 1976 "B" and Fred moved to Prairie Village, Kansas for his employment where they lived before retiring to a small farm near Table Rock. They enjoyed rebuilding the family farmstead, planting over 1200 trees and shrubs.
Fred and "B" moved to the Apostolic Christian Retirement Village in Sabetha in 1994 and enjoyed extensive traveling and enjoying the cuisine at a variety of area restaurants.
Fred passed away on January 14, 2008 and "B" continued living in their retirement apartment until November, 2010 when she became a resident of the Apostolic Christian Home.
Preceding her in death were her parents and her sister, Ruth Deines Riley. She is survived by her nephew, Charles Deines and his wife Sue of Louisiana, Missouri and her brother-in-law, Bob Thomas of Newcastle, Wyoming. Also surviving are Fred's nephew and nieces, Tracy (Donna) Hunt, Newcastle; Terry (Alan) Korell, Lingle, Wyoming; and Jennifer Hunt (Greg Davidson) of Calgary,Canada as well as a number of other dear friends.


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  • Created by: Don
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100094765
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for B. Roberta “B” Muscheites (19 May 1917–30 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100094765, citing Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Don (contributor 46558676) .