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Jennie M. Birkholz

Jennie M. Birkholz, 98, Freeport, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Presence St. Joseph Center.

Jennie was born on April 1, 1916 in Freeport, the daughter of Albert and Grace (Viel) Birkholz.

Jennie worked at Crum and Forster for 28 years retiring in July 1979.

She was a member of Baileyville Baptist Church.

Jennie was Director of the Lincolnaires (Lincoln) Tower Choral Group).

She was very active in her church, and she enjoyed spending free time working on crafts.

Surviving are her brother, Marvin (Reet) Birkholz, Forreston; and sister-in-law, Betty Birkholz, Salem, Oregon. Jennie was preceded in death her parents; two brothers, John and Harold Birkholz; and sister-in-law, Amanda Birkholz.

Funeral services were scheduled for Wednesday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at the Baileyville Baptist Church with Rev. Alan Cassel, pastor, officiating.

Burial was scheduled at Cranes Grove Cemetery.

Arrangements were completed by Burke Tubbs Funeral Home.

A memorial fund has been established for Baileyville Baptist Church in Jennie’s memory.

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