“Whitey” Einspahr age 89, of Arapahoe, Nebraska
died Wednesday, February 2, 2005 at the Bertrand Nursing Home at Bertrand, Nebraska after a week as a resident. He was born December 15, 1915 at Kenesaw, Nebraska
to Bernard & Emma (Plamback) Einspahr.
raised at Kenesaw, Nebraska. At the age of 9 the family moved
where he attended School. At the age of
16 the family moved back to Nebraska and
settled in Lexington, Nebraska until he entered the US Navy in
1940. He married Martha Ruth Brown on
July 6, 1944 at Beaver City,
Nebraska. Following his discharge in 1947 they moved to
where he worked for the Soil Conservation Service. He also farmed in Elkhorn, Nebraska for 10 years, worked at a lumber
yard for 8 years and then became a machinest for Skinner Macaroni Company with
is owned by Hershey Corp today. He
retired at the age of 65. His wife Ruth
died June 24, 1987. He married Hulda
(Radtke) Einspahr on April 13, 1988 at Arapahoe, Nebraska.
He resided in Arapahoe the remainder of his life. He was a member of Trinity
at Arapahoe, Nebraska, American Legion Post
#343 of Edison, Nebraska, Pearl Harbor Survivors
Organization and VFW Post # 9357.
death by parents, first wife M. Ruth, 2 Brothers; Marcus & Harley, 5 Sisters; Delores,
Mildred, Susetta, Laveda and Eleanor.
include wife: Hulda of Arapahoe, Nebraska
2 Sons: Dr. David & wife Cynthia Einspahr of Topeka, Kansas
wife Linda Einspahr of North Platte,
1 Daughter: Marilyn & husband Tom White of Elkhorn, NE
Step-Daughter: Janet Aguilar of Denver, CO
7 Great-Grandchildren 5
visitation will be Friday, February 4, 2005 , 9 AM till 8 PM at Wenburg Funeral
Home at Arapahoe, Nebraska
& prior to services Saturday at the church. Condolences and personal
reflections can be left at www.wenburgfuneralhome.com.
services will be Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 1:30 PM at Trinity
in Arapahoe, Nebraska
with Pastors Jeff Ernstmeyer and Harlan Meier, officiating. Burial with Military honors will be at Mt
Hope Cemetery at Beaver City,
Nebraska. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska in charge of