Ines Evelyn Oswald - March 03, 2014Ines Evelyn (Reisinger) Oswald, age 98, of Aurora, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at Memorial Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 8 at Pleasant View Bible Church in Aurora. Rev. Paul Nauman will officiate. Interment will be in the Aurora Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Ines Evelyn Oswald, the daughter of James Emanuel and Evelyn (Morss) Reisinger, was born on the family farm near Charleston, York County, Neb., on May 28, 1915, and passed away at Aurora, Neb., on March 3, 2014, at the age of 98.
At the age of 10 the family moved to a farm southwest of Aurora where Ines grew up. She attended school at District #87 through the 8th grade.
Ines married Willis Daniel Oswald on May 28, 1936 in Central City. They celebrated 56 years of marriage in 1992. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She was a member of the Pleasant View Bible Church.
Those who remain to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Ruth Matthews-Mott of Norfolk and Frances Syrovatka of Torrington, Wyo. and son Robert (Bonita) Oswald of Aurora; 10 grandchildren, Tamara (Mike) Amen of Battle Creek, Sheila Arlt of Humphrey, Teresa (Troy) Hitz of Battle Creek, Carla (Jason) Rittscher of Norfolk, Jeremy (Cassi) Matthews of Elkhorn, Crystal (Don) Magnuson of Norfolk, Andrea (Brent) Upson of Kearney, Adam Oswald of Aurora, Luke (Holly) Oswald of Kearney and Alvin (Amber) Syrovatka of Torrington, Wyoming; 20 great grandchildren, Ericka, Justin, and Ashley Amen of Norfolk, Alexis, Jacob, and Peighton Arlt of Humphrey, Caitlyn, Ty, and Marissa Hitz of Battle Creek, Derek Preister, Elijah, Caleb, Brayden, Savanna, Alia, and Dominic Rittscher of Norfolk, Kayd and Symon Matthews of Elkhorn, Carter and Tenley Upson of Kearney and a great-granddaughter due in April; 3 great-great grandchildren, Isaiah West of Norfolk, Mayson Smith of Norfolk and Austynn Premer of Norfolk; 3 sisters, Iola Lantzer of Aurora, Mary (Ray) Larson and Audrey (Gerald) Weedin all of Grand Island; brothers-in-law, Vernon ‘Bud’ Salmon and Otis Shiller of Bloomington, Texas; sisters-in-law, Mary Mae Reisinger of Grand Island and Rosie Reisinger of Aurora and many, many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Ines was preceded in death by her husband on Nov. 27, 1992, her parents, Jim and Evelyn Reisinger, parents-in-law, Dan and Eda Oswald; sisters, Lucille in 1924, Adeline Salmon in 2009 and Ruth Shiller in 2014; brothers, Jack in 1994, Oren in 2010, Aaron in 2011; great-granddaughter, Kelsey Marie Hitz in 1999 and son-in-law, Delbert Amen in 1999.