Charleen  Herboldsheimer

Charleen Alice Herboldsheimer

Sunday, September 4th, 1927 - Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Charleen A. (Fenstrom) Herboldsheimer

Charleen A. Herboldsheimer, age 92, of Potter, NE passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in Potter.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 11th in the Prairie West Church in Potter with Pastor Betsy Galloway-Carew officiating. Burial will follow in the Potter Cemetery. Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Tuesday from 1-7:00 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made in Charleen’s name to the Tree Project at the Potter Cemetery or the Prairie West Church. You may view Charleen’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Charleen’s care and funeral arrangements.
Charleen Alice (Fenstrom) Herboldsheimer was born September 4, 1927 at her parent’s home in Bushnell, NE, the second of three daughters of Charles Edward and Alice (Broehl) Fenstrom. She attended K-12 at District 6 in Bushnell, NE graduating valedictorian of the class of 1945. She attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln on a Regent’s scholarship and taught school for three years.
She married Floyd Edwin Perry in 1948 and divorced in 1971. On September 1, 1972 she married Wesley Herboldsheimer. They moved from the ranch east of Bushnell to an acreage east of Potter in 1976.
She worked for Wm. Hagemeister Grain Company, Kimball Coop Oil Association, Western Nebraska Observer, Fisher-Abramson Associates, and Kimball County Farm Bureau and was a Program Clerk for the Kimball County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service for ten years. She was a member of the Potter United Methodist Church.
Charleen is survived by one sister Evelyn Dickinson of Medford, OR, three nieces, four nephew’s, two step-daughters and extended family members.
Charleen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Wesley, two brothers-in-law, a sister Clara May Bowlin and one step-daughter Donna Haase.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    Gehrig-Stitt Chapel
    1140 10th Avenue
    SIDNEY, NE 69162
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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 11:00am
    Prairie West Church
    904 Sheridan St.
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    Pastor Betsy Galloway-Carew
  • Interment

    Potter Cemetery
    POTTER, NE 69156
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Deb Nolting

Posted at 07:16am
Mrs. Herboldsheimer became like a grandmother to our family. When we opened the Sisters Grimm in Bushnell, she offered support and friendship. She was an angel on earth and will be missed

jean karlson

Posted at 12:35pm
Wes and Charleen were so good to our daughter(LuAnn) when she llived there and taught school. Always looked forward to Charleen's Christmas letter. The Karlson's

Kori Jae Dietz

Posted at 07:59am
Love you my family, with all my heart. Peace, prayers, blessings.
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Posted at 12:33am
May God put her in a special place with Wes, where they together will be watching us, the people who loved and cherished them! With deepest sympathy.
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