KEARNEY — Josephine Oliver, 99, of Kearney died Monday, June 15, 2020, at Mother Hull Home in Kearney.

A graveside service will be noon Friday at Shelton Cemetery with the Rev. Linda Knipping officiating.

Visitation is 6-7 p.m. Thursday at O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney.


Josephine was born March 1, 1921, near Shelton to Edward and Ethel (Jones) Oliver. She attended country school near Shelton.

Josephine was a very active resident of Mother Hull Home. She enjoyed feeding the birds, watering the flowers, baking and playing bingo. She also loved to deliver the newspaper to the other residents and visit with them.

Left to cherish her memory are her sister, Anna DeLaet and husband Lynn of Kearney; as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

Josephine was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and three sisters.

Memorials are suggested to Mother Hull Home or to AseraCare Hospice.

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