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Lola Gibbs-Edelman – Metz Mortuary

    Lola Gibbs-Edelman
    Lola J. Gibbs-Edelman, age 73, of York, NE, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at York. She was born December 3, 1947 to Palmer Leroy Rhoades and Evelyn Wadley in Omaha, NE.  She was married to Donald E. Karenbauer, James Earl Gibbs and William Edelman.

    Lola was a line worker at Baldwins in Kearney.  She enjoyed gardening, sewing, crafts, painting and decorating cakes.  She loved to go on motorcycle rides, car rides and spending time with her family.

    She is survived by her husband, William of York, and her daughters Tamahara Lyions of Grand Island, NE, Kristina Gruhn of Holdrege, NE, and April Keith of Kearney, NE. She is also survived by four brothers, two sisters, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, step-son Mark (Esther) Edelman and five step-grandchildren of York.

    Lola was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Helena and her husband Jim Gibbs and her adoptive parents Harry and Maxine Nelson.

    Memorial services are scheduled at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Metz Chapel in York. Private inurnment will be at Ponca Cemetery, Ponca, NE.  Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.

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