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Laura L. Abresch – Metz Mortuary

    Laura L. Abresch
    Laura L. Abresch, age 91 of York, died Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at York. She was born November 7, 1920 to Edward and Minnie (Schoeneck) Gruber at rural Thayer. On August 20, 1944, Laura was united in marriage to Harold C. Abresch at Thayer. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York.

    Laura was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting, taking care of her gardens and flowers, and socializing with her coffee group at the ‘R’. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

    She is survived by her son, Dewaine Abresch of York; two daughters, Carolyn (Lewellen) Nielsen of Osceola and Linda (Duane) Schroeder of Lincoln; six grandchildren, Carmen (Greg) Braasch of Rising City, Kevin Walford of Omaha, Tara (Chris) Wieseman of Lincoln, Jason Sternberg of Lincoln, Justin Sternberg of Waco and Zach Abresch of Henderson; two great-grandchildren, Elliot and Greyson Wieseman of Lincoln; two step-sons, Cory Schroeder of Omaha and Troy (Verdeen) Schroeder of Firth and four step-grandchildren, Ethan and Emily Schroeder of Omaha and Hayley and Hanna Schroeder of Firth. Laura is also survived by her brother Melvin (Joen) Gruber of LaVista and sister-in-law Marion Gruber of Lincoln.

    ​She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Paul Gruber and son-in-law Harvey Sternberg.

    ​Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, York. Memorials may be directed to Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held from 5 – 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday.

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