Funeral services for Helen L. Sanne age 62 of Clearwater were at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2008 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Clearwater with Pastor Daniel Feusse Officiating. Music was provided by Sherri Ahlers as Organist and Bob Kester, Soloist. Burial was in the Concordia Lutheran Cemetery rural Clearwater. Pallbearers were Roger Ernst, Jeremy Sanne, Tyler Sanne, Earl Wright, David Finley, Dan Steiner. Honorary Pallbearers were Gale and Shirley Rittscher, Dave and Jolene Timm, Gary and Caroline Siems, Jim and Dianne Anderson, Allan and Alice Rittscher, Ron and Kathy Herely, John and Marie Damme. Visitation was from 4 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2008 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater. Helen passed away July 25, 2008 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh. Snider Memorial Funeral Home of Clearwater is handling the arrangements.
Helen L. Sanne was born November 28, 1945 in Clearwater, Nebraska to Melvin and Dorothy (Hale) Snider. She was baptized April 5, 1953 at United Methodist Church in Clearwater. She attended Clearwater Public School. On November 23, 1962 she was united into marriage to Ronald Sanne at Hiawatha, KS. Helen was confirmed April 9, 1963 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Clearwater. To this marriage they have 4 children.
Helen was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Clearwater and Clearwater Chamber Commerce Member. She loved camping, her grandchildren, sports of all kinds, and most of all she was a great cook!
She is survived by her husband Ron, and 4 children, Douglas and Debra of Elgin, Ne; Dianne and Tom Pieper of Lincoln, Ne; Michael and Jackie of Clearwater, Ne; Scott and Kelly of Norfolk, Ne. Her 12 Grandchildren. Her mother, Dorothy Spahn of Neligh, Ne. A brother, Don and Barb Snider of Elgin, and Sisters, Sharon and Lyle Larson of Valentine, Ne; Beverly and Fredrick Wright of Neligh, Ne; Bonnie Finley of Norfolk, NE. Sister-in-Laws, Linda and Lin Fischer of Brunswick, Ne; Donna & LeRoy Ernst of Lincoln, Ne; Lynette and Vern Rang of Orchard, Ne; Gloria and Ed Nielsen of Norfolk, Ne; and Brother-in-Law Terry and DeeAnn Sanne of Clearwater, Ne.
She is preceded in death by her father, Melvin; Step Father, Harold Spahn; infant Sister, Barbara Ann Snider; Brother-in-law, Tom Finley; Nieces, Julie Wright, Cynthia Larson.