Laura Kottich, 93, of Falls City, NE, passed away November 16, 2022 at Falls City. She was born February 12, 1929 at Falls City to Jacob and Amelia (Niemeyer) Zimmerman.
She married Sterling Kottich on February 16, 1947 at Zion United Church of Christ. He passed away July 26, 2015.
Laura was raised at Falls City and graduated from Falls City High School in 1946 and then attended St. Joseph Platte Guard Business College. When married the couple made their home in Falls City and she worked as a secretary for lawyers, Paul Chaney and Steve Brott and then for Dr. Slominski and then for Dr. Williams. She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ Church and a church pianist, organist and bible school music leader, Falls City Music Club, Rotary with her husband, Joy Bells, Zion Womens Guild, Bridge Clubs, Town and Country Promenaders, Leisure Hour Club, Bible Clubs and the Red Hat Society. In 1972, at a camp meeting in Hastings, NE, she was saved.
Laura is survived by her children, Douglas and his wife Dianna of Falls City, David and his wife Deborah of Elm Creek, Stanley and his wife Jeanne of Seward, NE, Nancy Demmel and her husband Bruce of Falls City, Janice Korthanke and her husband Richard of Hiawatha, KS, sister, Burdeen Prater of Papillion, NE, sisters-in-law, Lila Deeter and Mary Kottich, eighteen grandchildren and fifty-four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Howard and Marvin Zimmerman, sisters, Margie Steinman-Krumme, Jeannette Baumker and great-grandchildren, Bett and Joy Siyajuck.
Her funeral will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Zion United Church of Christ. Interment will be in the Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3-4:00 PM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home.