Echo S. Bremer, age 93, of Aurora, formerly of Giltner, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at Hamilton Manor in Aurora.
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 15th at the Higby-McQuiston Chapel. Dr. F. Cole Fowler will officiate. Interment will be in the Giltner Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 – 8 P.M. Thursday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
OBITUARY: ECHO BREMER
Echo Sharlene Bremer, the daughter of Leslie L and Theodosia (Sharp) Benson, was born at Giltner, Nebraska on February 13, 1916 and died in Aurora, Nebraska on January 12, 2010, at the age of 94.
Echo attended Case Grade School and graduated from Giltner High School. She helped her parents with the farm chores.
Echo was united in marriage to William A. Bremer on September 30, 1953. They lived on the farm southwest of Giltner. William died May 28, 1974 and Echo moved into Giltner in October. Echo took an art class. She painted many oil pictures, giving away well over 100 to family and friends. Echo entered the Manor in August of 2002.
She enjoyed reading and the activities at the Manor, especially the Bingo! The memorials will be given to the Hamilton Manor Craft Fund. Echo had been a member Giltner Project Club and Giltner Senior Citizen.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Those left to cherish her memory are her cousins, other family members and friends.