Funeral services were held Friday, May 2 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Richard Arndt and Pastor Larry Lemke officiated. Graveside services and burial were on Saturday, May 3, at 1 p.m. at the Firth Cemetery at Firth, Nebraska. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of arrangements.
Adella was born June 20, 1926 at Barneston, Neb. to John and Emma (Nieman) Lobsinger. She was married to Walter R. Springer on Sept. 15, 1945 at Marysville, Kan., and was a homemaker and farm wife. She had lived in Cherokee since August of 1997, prior to this at Fairfield, Neb. for many years. Adella entered Careage Hills in October of 1998. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. She did charity work in Fairfield, Nebraska , especially the Mobile Meals Program; was a 4-H supporter, and was active in the saddle club. She also enjoyed sewing, gardening and cooking.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Walter in 1993 and a sister, Martha Lobsinger.
Adella is survived by two sons: Dale Springer of Cherokee; Fred Springer and his wife Linda of Cherokee; one granddaughter, Nicole Springer of Cherokee; two step-grandchildren, Steven Markland of Cherokee and Matthew Markland of Unadilla, Neb.; and one brother, Dean Lobsiger of Lincoln, Neb.