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Kathy D. Schidler, 72, of Lincoln, NE, April 6, 1951 – May 3, 2023.


Kathy Schidler, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away surrounded by her family on May 3, 2023, at the age of 72 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was born on April 6, 1951, in Lincoln to parents Merle and Mariam Eldenborg.


Kathy grew up in Lincoln and attended Northeast High School. On August 22, 1969, she married the love of her life, Mike Schidler, and together they raised three children, Cory, Stacy, and Sean. After her marriage, Kathy went on to study at the Bryan School of Nursing in Lincoln.


Kathy had a passion for caring for others, and for many years, she worked at Mosaic in Beatrice, where she touched many lives. She was a devoted wife to Mike, a loving mother to Cory, Stacy, and Sean, and a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother to her seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. One of her greatest joys was spending time with her family.


Kathy is survived by her husband, Mike Schidler, of Beatrice, Nebraska; her son, Cory and Kelli (Swenson) Schidler, of Scottsdale, Arizona; her daughter, Stacy (Schidler) Kellerman and husband Troy, of Lincoln, Nebraska; her son, Sean Schidler and special friend Jamie Monfelt, of Beatrice, Nebraska; her seven grandchildren, Ryann, Peyton, Kaitlyn and special friend Rocky Collier, Madison and husband Michael Steelman, Kandon, Kaleb, Taison; her great-grandchildren, Makai, Aubri, Deacon, Zaria, Bryson, Scarlett, Colt. She was preceded in death by her parents, Merle and Mariam Eldenborg; sisters, Sue (Eldenborg) Hafermann, Nancy (Eldenborg) Olesen; grandson, Logan Kellerman.


Celebration of life will take place at a later date.

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