Mass of Christian Burial for Alfrieda Wordekemper age 96 of West Point, NE will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in West Point, NE with Fr. Steve Emanuel and her nephew Fr. Daniel Kampschneider as celebrants. Interment will be in the St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, with a Guild and Christian Mother's Rosary at 1:30 p.m. and a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, NE. The family suggests in lieu of flowers, that memorials be directed to the Guardian Angels Endowment or the Cuming County Fair Foundation.
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Alfrieda passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018 at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point, NE.
Alfrieda Catherine (Kampschnieder) Wordekemper was born on August 1, 1922 at rural Olean, NE to Lorenz and Elizabeth (Knust) Kampschnieder. She grew up near Olean, NE and attended the Sacred Heart Academy at Olean. On September 12, 1944, she was united in marriage to Leonard Casper Wordekemper at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Olean, NE.
The couple farmed west of West Point, NE until 1999, when they moved into West Point, NE. She has resided at St. Joseph’s Retirement Community the last three years.
Alfrieda was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, its Ladies Guild, Christian Mothers, and the Benefit Hour Extension Club. She enjoyed attending the Cuming Co. Fair every year, gardening, canning, sewing, quilting and baking some of the family favorites-pecan cinnamon rolls, cherry rolls, date pinwheel cookies, and apple pies.
Survivors include her children and their families-
Dallan Wordekemper and Tami Andrews of Willmington, NC and family-
Kimberly Wordekemper, PA and fiance Matt Harden
Karissa and Mike Storrs and children- Jenna, Madilyn & Samuel
Lois and Lyle Christensen of Blair, NE and family-
Karen and Brett Starkey and children-Aiden & Cole
Erik and Stef Christensen and children-Brayden & Blaire
Traci and Marty Stiles and children-Emmett, Cora, Casper & Hardy
Eileen and Rich Randell of Omaha, NE and family-
Heather and Rob Britten and children-Alec and wife Sabrina, Kayden & Emma
Jon and Erin Randell and children- Etta & Ila
Norm Wordekemper and Mary Binderup of Omaha, NE
Carol and Dr. Anthony Kusek of Albion, NE and family-
Dr. Katherine and Marcus Johnson and daughter-Margaret
Laura and David Atwood and children-Julia & Harrison
Dr. William and Jami Kusek and children-Scott & Oliver
James and Mary Wordekemper of Norfolk, NE and family-
Ray & Jenna Wordekemper and children-Sam, Leo & Zoe
Candy and Jarrod Staub and children-Scarlett & Aria
Sgt. Christopher Wordekemper, US Army
Kenneth and Susie Wordekemper of West Point, NE and family-
Nichole and Brett Bender
Gene and Leslee Wordekemper of Aurora, CO and family-
Michele and Tom Pelletier and children-Isabella & Maslyn
Andrew Wordekemper and fiancée Emily Alford
Duane and Stephanie Wordekemper of Manor, TX and family-
Dr. Zachary Wordekemper
Glen and Nicole Wordekemper of Omaha, NE and family-
Sister- Gertrude Heimann of Fremont, NE
Brothers- Robert Kampschneider of Dodge, NE
Hubert Kampschneider of West Point, NE
Brother-in-law- Robert Wordekemper of Beemer, NE
Alfrieda was preceded in death by her parents-Lorenz and Elizabeth (Knust) Kampschnieder, husband- Leonard Wordekemper, infant sons- John and William Wordekemper, and siblings-Leona Heimann, Art Kampschnieder, Clarence Kampschnieder, Rudy Kampschnieder, and Oliva Luebbert.