Twila F. Inderlied
Oct. 7, 1927 – March 12, 2020
Twila Faith Inderlied was the only child of Elmer, Jr. and Bertha Kohout Moore. She was born Oct. 7, 1927, on a farm west of Saline Center near Dorchester. She passed away March 12, 2020, at the Wilber Care Center.
Twila attended rural school District 94 and graduated from Wilber High School with the class of 1944 with a 12-year perfect attendance record. For six years she taught in rural school districts 120 and 71. She also worked as a bookkeeper at Fairmont Foods in Crete for one year and at Grainger Bros. and Wentz Plumbing, both in Lincoln, for a year.
On Dec. 2, 1952, she was united in marriage with Willard Inderlied at the Trinity Lutheran Church in DeWitt. They made their home in Wilber until June 1960. During this time, they were blessed with two sons, Richard Alan and Kenneth Wayne. Twila was baptized and confirmed at the Trinity Lutheran Church in DeWitt in September 1953 by the Rev. Ervin Janssen. She transferred membership to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wilber in later years.
In June 1960, they moved to Denver, Colorado. There, she taught in a private preschool for three years. When the school closed, she took care of their neighbor’s toddler twin girls for two years. In June 1965, they moved back to Nebraska to take over farming after her parents retired. At first, they lived on and also farmed Willard’s family farm near DeWitt, commuting between the two farms. They moved to the farm by Saline Center in August 1969.
Twila loved farm life, helping Willard whenever she could with the trucking of grain, caring for livestock, gardening and doing whatever else was needed. They continued to farm until 1984. In April 1989, they moved back to Wilber, coming full circle, living just 2 ½ blocks from where they began life together almost 37 years before.
Twila was always interested in her family and friends, keeping in touch with her classmates. She enjoyed working with family genealogy, both hers and Willard’s, and sharing with family. She never forgot her Czech heritage, conversing and singing whenever the occasion arose. She was a member of Saline Center Lodge, receiving her 75-year pin in 2011. In the 40s, she was a member of the Saline Center Initiation Team. She was also a member of the DeWitt Grange, holding various offices throughout those years. At one time, she sang with the Saline County Chorus.
Twila is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Jacqulyn of Lincoln and Kenneth and Kathleen of Beatrice; grandchildren, Patrick Inderlied, Bradley and Michelle Inderlied, Kurtis and Danielle Inderlied, Kristin Inderlied and Kody Inderlied and significant other Shantel Jay; great-grandchildren, Karson, Avery, Zachary, Karson, Eliza, Harmony, Harper, Grayson and Dru; cousins, Karen Moore Nelson and husband Bob, Kay and Roger Moore and Karen Booth; and niece, Carol Ashley and her children, Richard and Kimberly.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard, on June 19, 2008; her parents; grandparents; two uncles; an aunt; a cousin; and her sister-in-law and brother in-law, Lucille and Vern Kuehn.
A service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wilber. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Kuncl Funeral Home in Wilber. Memorial contributions may be made in care of the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.kunclfh.com.