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Lillian Hohm

Lillian Hohm, age 88, of Omaha, Nebraska, died Saturday, November 18, 2006, at Methodist Hospital in Omaha. Her funeral service was 2 PM Saturday, November 25th at Bethesda Church with the Rev. Rick Wolgamott officiating.

Lillian Elaine Waldner was born December 31, 1918, to John S. and Susanna (Kleinsasser) Waldner. She graduated from Huron High School and from the Huron college of Commerce. She worked for two years for Armour and Company as a payroll clerk and for the Standard Oil Company for 14 years as a commission payroll clerk in Huron, South Dakota.

Lillian married Arnold Hohm September 21, 1947. She was a member of the Bethesda Church and was active in the teaching and music ministry serving as church pianist and choir director. In June 1960, Arnold and Lillian moved to Pierre, South Dakota. There they worshipped at the Southern Baptist church where Lillian was the pianist. In 1962, they moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming where Lillian worked for the Internal Revenue Service. She was the organist and choir director at the First Brethren Church. In 1963, they moved to Omaha, Nebraska, where Lillian worked for the IRS for four years and then for the Corps of Engineers 14 years as an accounting technician. She was the pianist for the Southside Baptist Church for three years. She was a member of the Faith Bible Church, serving as a Sunday school teacher and pianist. They later transferred their memberships to the Millard Bible Church where she was pianist, Sunday school teacher and was active in the Women's Missionary Service.

Lillian retired from the Corps of Engineers in 1982 and was called back to work as a retired annuitant. She worked for four months in Winchester, Virginia, six months in Frankfurt, Germany and two months in Hawaii. After their retirement they traveled to France, Italy, The Netherlands, Austria, Israel (twice), Greece, Jordan, Egypt, Alaska, the Bahamas on a Caribbean Cruise, and to the British Isles, including England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Lillian was treasurer for the Women's Missionary Service for the Central District Mennonite Brethren Conference for 12 years. She and Arnold celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary September 21, 1997, at the Georgetowne Club in Omaha.

Lillian will always be remembered for her musical talents, for her expertise in baking and cooking, for her hospitality, and for hosting missionaries while they were home on furlough.

Grateful for having shared her life are her husband Arnold; her son Dr. Larry Hohm and daughter-in-law Karen Shaw, Seattle, Washington; and her son Kirby Hohm, Omaha, Nebraska. She is also survived by her brother Arthur Waldner, New Orleans, Louisiana; her sister Irene Hardersen, Des Moines, Iowa; her sister Ramona Bogh and brother-in-law Russell Bogh, Denver, Colorado; her niece Renae Bleise; and nephews Ron and Gerry Hardersen, Richard Waldner, and Rod and Richard Bogh.