Born: July 31, 1933
Died: July 31, 2013
Helen “Jane” Pflaster
Helen Jane Pflaster age 80 of North Platte, NE died July 31, 2013 at the Great Plains Medical Center in North Platte. Funeral services will be held Tuesday August 6, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with Rev. Todd Karges officiating. Interment will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or the Alzheimers Association or the Donor’s choice. Visitation will be held Monday from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Jane was born July 31, 1933 at Anselmo, NE to Harold and Leah (Dickson) Kepler. Jane lived with her family in Anselmo, when she was four years old they moved to their farm east of Victoria Springs. She attended grade school at Farritor School. Her first two years of high school were at Curtis, NE. Her parents then moved back to Broken Bow where she finished High School in 1951.
On September 16, 1951 she was united in marriage to Levern Pflaster, to this union were born six children, four boys Randy, Doug, Terry and Calvin. and two girls Diane and Pam. They made their home on Ash Creek six years before moving to the Kepler farm east of Victoria Springs. They lived there until 1980 when they moved to North Platte. Jane went to nursing school in North Platte and graduated with her license in 1981. She worked at Linden Manor and Valley View Nursing Home and at Great Plains Medical Center for twelve years retiring in 2000.
She was baptized in 1933 into the Anselmo Methodist Church where she was a member until she transferred her membership to the North Platte Methodist Church where she and Levern were members.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star serving three years as Worthy Matron in Anselmo. She was a member of BPOE Does joining in Broken Bow in 1980 transferring to North Platte Drove in 2001 where she was President in 2004. She was also a member of the Eagles Auxilliary in North Platte
Survivors include her husband Levern of North Platte, children Randy (Jackie) of Broken Bow, Diane of North Platte, Doug of Cozad, Terry (Marilynn) of Phoenix, Pam Beutler of Sidney and Calvin (Laurie) of Tucson, AZ, eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents, brother Cliff in 2012, and sister in law Phyllis in 2013.