Val Theisen, 88, of Schuyler, died Sunday, December 16, 2018, at the Comfort Care Home in Omaha.
Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, December 19, 2018
10:30 A.M. St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Schuyler
Visitation Tuesday 4-7 with 7P.M. Rosary Service
Kracl Funeral Chapel in Schuyler
Visitation continues Wednesday 8:30-10 at the Chapel
Committal in the Schuyler Cemetery
Lunch in the church hall
Memorials in care of the family for future designation in care of:
Mary Jo Stegman, 3210 S. 118th St. Omaha, NE 68144
Val was born May 10, 1930, in Osceola, Nebraska to Joe and Monica (Fuchs) Schott. After graduating from high school, she attended Creighton University where she met John F. Theisen. They were married on August 16, 1952, at St. Vincent's Catholic Church in Osceola. She and Doc moved to Schuyler where he practiced Dentistry and they raised their family. Val was an active member of St. Augustine's Catholic Church serving as a lector, EMHC, and the Little Flower Altar Society. She also volunteered at the St. Benedict Center, Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary and was a member of the Schuyler Golf Club. In her spare time she enjoyed playing bridge and loved time spent with her children and grandchildren. Doc died in 2009 and Val moved to Omaha in 2012, to be closer to family.
Val is survived by two daughters; Mary Jo (Mark) Stegman of Omaha and Patty (Lans) Brown of Frisco, Texas, one son, Frank Theisen of Omaha, a sister, Anne Shehee of Plano, Texas, six grandchildren; Matt, Tom, Kate and Joe Stegman, Ashley and Morgan Brown. Many nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Monica Schott, husband Dr. John F. Theisen, a sister Genevieve Hilliard and two brothers, Raymond and Jack Schott.