Eldon Robert Roschewski
Eldon Robert Roschewski was born March 21, 1926, to Henry and Goldie (Dick) Roschewski of Beatrice, Nebraska. He was baptized and confirmed in the St. John’s Lutheran Church of Beatrice. Eldon graduated from Beatrice High School and then enlisted in the United States Navy. He was honorably discharged May, 1946.
After his service, Eldon moved to Imperial, to find work. He married Mildred Haarberg in August of 1946. Eldon worked for the City of Imperial for 45 years before retiring. He assisted local farmers with fall harvest in his retirement along with working 18 years for the Nebraska Game and Parks in the summers.
Eldon was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Imperial. He enjoyed camping, fishing, square dancing and traveling with wife, Mildred, of 74 years.
Eldon passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at the Chase County Community Hospital, Imperial. He was 93 years of age.
Survivors Include: wife, Mildred of Imperial; daughter, Marilyn (Donald) O’Neil of Elsie; son, Keith (Dwana) Roschewski of Benkelman; sister, Joyce (Clarence) Parde of Beatrice; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-laws, Margaret Roschewski of Centennial, Colorado and Eileen Martell of Imperial; brother-in-law, LeRoy Haarberg, of Wauneta; numerous nieces and nephews.
Eldon was preceded in death by his parents, brother Donald Roschewski, niece LeAnn Haarberg, sister-in-law Shirley Haarberg, and brother-In-Law Louis Clay.
Funeral Services were held Monday, Jan. 20, 10:30 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church of Imperial, with Pastor David Kahle officiating. Interment followed, with full military honors, at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial.
Eldon chose no visitation
A memorial has been suggested to the Roschewski family for future designation.
Online condolences may be left at liewerfuneralhome.com.
Liewer Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.