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Joe Anne Staehr – Metz Mortuary

    Joe Anne Staehr
    Joe Anne Janice Staehr age 77 of York, NE died Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Lincoln, NE. She was born October 31, 1940 at Hampton, NE to Walter and Pauline (Dorsey) Opfer. She was baptized November 24, 1940 and confirmed April 11, 1954 at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Hampton. Joe Anne married Dennis H. Staehr on September 27, 1959 and they had 3 sons.

    She was a member Emmanuel Lutheran Church and was a member of several church organizations and also sang for many years in the choir. She made visits to nursing homes, as she enjoyed the residents company. She liked to cook and have people for dinner and snacks. She cooked for 16 years at jobs and then started her own cleaning company business for over 22 years.

    She is survived by her sons Jeffrey (Lynda) Staehr of Garland, NE, Matthew (JoAnn) Staehr and Dale Staehr all of York, four grandchildren, Dan (Cassie) Staehr of Lincoln, Chad Staehr of Lincoln, Jordan Staehr at York, Jace Staehr of Lincoln and one great grandson, Derek Staehr  of Lincoln. Also surviving is her twin sister Cloe Anne Staehr of York. Many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and her brother Wayne.

    Memorial services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Private inurnment at a later date at St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Waco, NE.  Joe Anne has donated her body to the Nebraska Anatomical Board for research and education so there will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be directed to the Lutheran Hour.

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