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Alvina Ann Lousberg

July 4, 1918 January 22, 2019
Alvina Ann Lousberg
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Alvina Ann (Schadegg) Lousberg, 100, of Sterling passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Sterling. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Friday, Feb. 1 at Tennant Funeral Home with Vigil and Rosary service following at 6:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:00 am Saturday, Feb. 2 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Father Michael Bodzioch celebrating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.

Alvina was born on July 4, 1918, the 4th of 12 children on a farm west of St. Peter’s to Herman and Ida (Haag) Schadegg. She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and a former member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. On June 4, 1940 she married Joe Lousberg. They lived on the farm at St. Peter’s until 1957 when they purchased the Bell Aire Motel in Sterling. Joe commuted to the farm and ranch until his death in 1992.

Alvina retired in 1977 when they sold the motel. She enjoyed being with her family, was involved in church groups at St. Peter’s, and enjoyed traveling to many countries around the world. In her early years, she bowled and sponsored a team, she was a member of Zonta Club, and played in numerous Bridge Clubs. In her later years, she enjoyed playing cards, doing volunteer work at the nursing home, Birthright, and her church. She belonged to St. Benedict’s Circle, Catholic Daughter’s, Court St. Theresa, and Legion of Mary.

Alvina is survived by her 3 daughters, Sandy (Rick) Schimschal, Bonnie (Denny) Volz, and Nancy (Dan) Klug; 5 grandchildren, Tanya, Jason, Aaron, Joel, Danielle; 11 great-grandchildren, Ashley Marie, Jessica, Mattingly, Raquel, Lily, Beth, Ella, Kinsey, Kamden, Kadence, Shelby; 2 great-great-grandchildren Elsie and Evelyn. Her beloved sister Eleanor Rigel and numerous nieces, nephews, and godchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joe; granddaughter Karin Schimschal; brothers Ernie, Clarence, and Shad; sisters Olive, Bernadine, Marie, Alice, Edna, Lorraine, and Arlene.

Memorials may be made in her name to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in care of Tennant Funeral Home, PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

1

Feb

3:00 PM 2/1/2019 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 2/1/2019 6:00:00 PM
Tennant Funeral Home

330 South 2nd Street
Sterling, CO 80751

Tennant Funeral Home
330 South 2nd Street Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Vigil & Rosary Service

Friday

1

Feb

6:00 PM 2/1/2019 6:00:00 PM - 6:30 PM 2/1/2019 6:30:00 PM
Tennant Funeral Home

330 South 2nd Street
Sterling, CO 80751

Tennant Funeral Home
330 South 2nd Street Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

2

Feb

9:00 AM 2/2/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 2/2/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church, Sterling, Colorado

326 S. 3rd st
Sterling, colorado 80751

St. Anthony Catholic Church, Sterling, Colorado
326 S. 3rd st Sterling 80751 colorado
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, Colorado Final Resting Place

18611 US 6
Sterling, CO 80751

18611 US 6 Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Memorial Contribution

In Memory Of

Memorials may be made in her name to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in care of Tennant Funeral Home, PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.
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