Edna Anna Musil

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Edna Anna Musil, 89 of Du Bois, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Colonial Acres Humboldt, Nebraska. She was born on October 20, 1924 on a farm near Steinauer, Nebraska she was the second of  ten children to Michael and Anna Barbara (Klein) Ullman. She attended the rural District 50 school near her home (Catholic School) and attended Steinauer High School from which she graduated in 1943. She worked on  some area farms before moving to Beatrice to work as a waitress. Later she moved to Grand Island and worked at the Cornhusker Ordinance plant. She married Robert T. Musil of Du Bois on February 25, 1952. To this  union 5 boys were born. They moved from Grand Island to Du Bois in 1954 where she lived until July 2013 when she entered the hospital. Edna enjoyed outdoor activities including gardening and fishing with her husband.  Later she worked on quilts and liked to travel. She was a long time member of the Du Bois Legion Auxiliary and St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Steinauer. Edna was a very devoted mother, grandmother and great  grandmother. Edna was preceded in death by parents, Michael and Anna Barbara Ullman, husband Robert T. Musil, siblings, Lillian (Bill) Holzenberg, Dorothy (Fred) Hersch, Jeanette (Fred) Winter, Shirley (Mitch) Baker, Michael “Ben” Ullman, Lyle Ullman, Lester Ullman, brother-in-laws, Bernhardt Dorn, Gerald Sunneberg, Ludwig Musil. Edna is survived by her sons, Robert M. (Tammy) Musil of Du Bois, NE, Kenneth J. Musil of Shubert, NE,  James T. Musil of Du Bois, NE, Steven D. Musil of Kearney, NE, Raymond A. Musil of Du Bois, NE, sisters, Marjorie Dorn of Pawnee City, NE, Marie Sunneberg of Pawnee City, NE, 8 grandchildren, Bobby (Carlynn), Michael  and fiancee Heidi, Samantha, John, Sarah, Elizabeth, Brad (Paula), Brittany, 3 great grandchildren, Abigail, Jack, and Sophie and one great grandchild due March of 2014, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and  friends. A funeral mass was at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Steinauer, Nebraska with Reverend Scott M. Courtney officiating. Rosary: was on Friday at 9:00 a.m. at St. Anthony’s  Catholic Church. Visitation was on Thursday, October 31, 2013 from Noon-8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m. at Wherry Mortuary, 919 G Street, Pawnee City, Nebraska. Interment was at the Du Bois Cemetery,  Du Bois, Nebraska. Memorials go to the family’s choice
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