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Jennie Mae Kilburn

July 28, 1924 January 6, 2018
Jennie Mae Kilburn
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Obituary for Jennie Mae Kilburn

Jennie Mae Kilburn, age 93 of Randolph formerly of Yankton, SD, died on Saturday January 6, 2018 at Randolph, Nebraska. She was born July 28, 1924 in Yale, Oklahoma the daughter of James and Pauline (Brown) Gatewood. She attended schools in Oklahoma and Missouri and graduated from Central High School in St. Louis, MO.

On November 15, 1942 Jennie married E. Nelson Kilburn at Bixby, OK. The couple made their home in Bixby while her husband Nels served in the United States Navy during World War II. The family eventually moved to South Dakota living in Pickstown and finally moving to Yankton, SD.

Jennie enjoyed cooking which led her to work in many restaurants specializing in pie making. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening, and quilting. Much of her time was spent quilting at the Yankton Senior Center. Jennie moved to Randolph, NE in November 2017 and resided at Colonial Manor of Randolph.

Surviving is her son, James and Jo Kilburn of Randolph; 3 Grandchildren Jeremy Kilburn of Omaha; Julie and Josh Schreiber of Lanesboro, MN; Jennifer Kilburn of Tulsa, OK; 3 Great Grandchildren Joelie, Jessie and Jentrey Schreiber of Lanesboro, MN.

Preceding Jennie in death are her parents, husband E. Nelson Kilburn on September 2, 1992; 1 Great Grandson Jay Andrew Schreiber; 2 Sisters Iamogean Ward and Betty Jo Cowan.

Funeral Services
Private Family Graveside Services: Bixby Cemetery in Bixby, Oklahoma – under direction of Leonard – Marker Funeral Home of Bixby, OK; local arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home – Randolph, Nebraska
Date: Private Family Graveside Services
Interment: Bixby Cemetery in Bixby, OK
Visitation: none

Call Johnson Funeral Home with questions 402-337-0711.

FOR RANDOLPH: If you would like to order flowers and avoid a wire charge call RANDOLPH's local florist, they will take visa/mastercard or bill direct, (THIS WILL SAVE YOU AN EXTRA WIRE CHARGE, CHARGED BY THE NATIONAL FLOWER CENTERS) Randolph Florist: Main Street Flowers 402-337-1004; has dedicated service to Randolph, delivery in Randolph before and after services, providing an extra layer of service for our Randolph residents and our client families.

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