Leanna I. Loftis

Leanna I. Loftis, 90, of Central City, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Litzenberg Memorial Long Term Care in Central City.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Solt-Wagner Funeral Home in Central City with Pastor Nelson Rossi officiating.  Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, October 9.  Burial will be in the Hartington Cemetery.
Leanna Irene was born February 14, 1927 to George and Bertha (Harms) Konken in Coleridge.  Leanna grew up in Northeastern Nebraska.  She married Warren Loftis on June 4, 1951.  Leanna moved with her family to Atkinson, in the 1960’s.  In 1969 they then moved to Central City.  She worked as a cook at the West Gate Café and then Litzenberg Hospital.  She retired from Litzenberg in 1989 and remained living in Central City.
Leanna was a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church in Aurora.  She enjoyed spending her time crocheting, gardening and canning.
She is survived by her children; Darrell Loftis of Central City and Karen (Scott) Butcher of Marquette; and eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Leanna was preceded in death by her parents; her former husband, Warren; her son, Neal Loftis; two infant sons; an infant grandson; her sister, Deltha Roberts; and her brothers, Arnold Konken and Kenneth Konken.


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