E. Lorene (Schuetz) Glathar, 92, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2015, at her home in rural Humboldt. She was born on Oct. 11, 1922 on the family farm north of Humboldt to Harry K. and Ellen J. (Clobes) Schuetz.
She was raised on the family farm and attended country school. Lorene later graduated from Bratton Union High School with the Class of 1939.
On April 27, 1940, Lorene was united in marriage to Lee Glathar at the Schuetz family farm. To this union, three children — Loren, Nancy and Sue — were born. The couple raised their family on a farm north of Humboldt, where Lorene was a devoted mother, homemaker and farm wife. In her younger years, Lorene was a member of neighborhood clubs “The Dew-Drop-In” and “Prospect,” and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Humboldt.
After Lee passed away in August 1963, Lorene continued to live independently on the farm, where she helped with daily operations of the farm. She also worked as a Green Thumb Worker in the school system and was a seamstress at Humboldt Specialty. Lorene loved the farm and to be at home. She loved cooking and was a great cook, especially pies and kolaches. Lorene enjoyed crocheting scrubbies dish cloths and pot holders, gardening, bowling, feeding her farm kitties only “Friskies,” and watching sports, especially Husker sports.
Lorene is survived by her son, Loren (Lenora) Glathar, of Humboldt; daughters, Nancy (Emil) Horalek, of Humboldt, and Sue (Gred) Kurtz, of Bradenton, FL; grandchildren, Brad Glathar and his special friend Pam Uberlar, of Humboldt, Deb (Mark) Schmid, of Dawson, Blaine (Lynne) Horalek, of Lincoln, and Cory (Wendy) and Craig (Lisa) Horalek, both of Kansas City, MO, Derek (Jodi) Horalek, of Lincoln, Jodi (Kelly) Dirks, of Runnels, IA, and Cole (Gina) Trimble, of Independence, IA; 23 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lee Glathar; grandson, Scott Glathar; great-grandson, Austin Glathar; and a sister, Mildred I. Glathar.
Funeral Services were held Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church in Humboldt, with Pastor Ken Tubbesing officiating. Visitation was Wednesday, May 13, at The Wherry Mortuary in Humboldt. Interment at the Humboldt Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the First Presbyterian Church. Online messages of condolence can be left at www.wherrymortuary.com