Linda Wietfeld, 68, of Leigh, Nebraska, died Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the Columbus Community Hospital.
The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 13, at 11:00 AM at Peace Lutheran Church in Columbus with Rev. Cory Burma and Rev. Michael Klatt officiating. Family interment will be in the Leigh City Cemetery in Leigh. Visitation will be on Monday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Gass Haney Funeral Home and continue on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until service time at the church. There will be a family prayer service at 10:45 AM at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Leigh Fire and Rescue or donor's choice.
Linda Wietfeld was born December 12, 1949, in Manning, Iowa, to John and Elda (Ewoldt) Ehrichs. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Manning. Linda graduated from Manning High School in 1968, and attended Concordia Teachers College in Seward, Nebraska, for one year. Linda worked at Dale Electronics prior to her marriage to James "Jim" Wietfeld on August 21, 1971, at Zion Lutheran Church in Manning.
Linda was a farm wife and did babysitting before going to work as a para educator for Leigh Elementary School. She then went to work for J & L Automotive as a secretary, where she was currently employed. Linda enjoyed acrylic painting, craft painting, cooking, baking desserts, flowers, and antiques. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Columbus.
Linda is survived by:
Husband - Jim Wietfeld of Leigh, NE
Son - Brian (Angie) Wietfeld of Leigh, NE
Daughter - Jamie Wietfeld of Omaha, NE
Grandchildren - Connor and Hannah Johnson of Leigh, NE
Brother - John Ehrichs of Manning, IA
Sister - Rosemary (Bob) Stamm of Columbus, NE
Sister-in-law - Marlene Groteluschen of Lincoln, NE
Brother-in-law -Larry Wietfeld of Leigh, NE
Brother-in-law - Paul Wietfeld of Humphrey, NE
Brother-in-law - Kenny Wietfeld of Leigh, NE
Sister-in-law - Sheryl Wietfeld-Johnson of Leigh, NE
Linda was preceded in death by:
Parents - John and Elda Ehrichs
Brothers-in-law - Bob Wietfeld and Willie Groteluschen
Sisters-in-law - Vicki Wietfeld and Terri Wietfeld
Linda Wietfeld memorial services