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Lillian Jane Kimble
July 31, 1922 ~ July 26, 2023 (age 100) 100 Years Old
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Funeral services for Lillian Jane Kimble, 100, of Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 3, 2023, at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue, Norfolk. Burial will be in the New Lutheran Cemetery in Norfolk. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 p.m., Wednesday at the Home for Funerals Chapel.
She passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 26, 2023, with her loving family by her side at the Colonial Manor in Randolph, NE.
Lillian Jane was born October 3, 1922 somewhere by Pierce, NE, to Lillian (Frey) and Earnest Zumbrum. She was the middle child of 7. She attended Pierce High School and intended to become a teacher but then decided to help with her sister’s business.
On July 4, 1941, in Neligh, NE, she married Gerald Byran Kimble and to them 5 children were born, Lowell, Glenn, Diane, Janie, and Patty. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Norfolk.
After moving from Pierce to Norfolk, she held many jobs and proved a little hard work never killed anyone. She candled eggs, braided rugs, she sold her beautiful fingernails to Revlon for testing, babysat, cleaned apartments and homes for businesses and socialites. She cleaned game for hunters that came from all over the U.S.
She is survived by 5 children, Lowell and Diane (Heckman), Glenn and Lois (Heckman), Diane (Kimble) Harris, Janie (Kimble) Olson and Patty (Kimble) and Randy Reed; 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband (Gerald Kimble), fiancée, Frank Podany, sons-in-law: Roger Olson and Bill Harris, granddaughters: Susie (Kimble) Guerreo, Brandy Lynn Reed, Camay Ann Reed and grandson, Cory James Olson.
She was the last of her siblings. She was a Great woman who was loved and will be deeply missed. Without her none of us would be here!!!