Memorial services for Lila Ahrens of Hemingford, Nebraska will be held on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Chadron, Nebraska. An inurnment will follow at the Highland Center Cemetery.
Lila Claudean (Weber) Ahrens died Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at the Chadron Community Hospital. She was 87 years old.
Lila was born April 6, 1934 in Ainsworth, Nebraska to Paul and Irene Weber. She was the oldest of 6 children. Lila went to country school and graduated high school in Alma, Nebraska. She then attended Chadron State College taking teaching courses.
On April 15, 1955, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Lila married John August Ahrens. Together they raised their three boys. She loved the Lord with all her heart serving Him through her family daily. After raising her own children, she helped raise her grandchildren along with many other neighbor children. A house full of kids was never out of the ordinary.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Cindy Ahrens of Marsland, NE; son, Tom Ahrens of Marsland, NE; son and daughter-in-law Joe and Paula Ahrens of Palmer, AK. Her granddaughter Kim Haas and husband Kory, grandson Ben Ahrens and wife Shelby, grandson Coleman Ahrens and fiancée Madi, grandson Ian Ahrens and fiancee Ashley and grandson Logan Ahrens. Great grandsons Tayten and Jayce Haas and Brayden, Colben and Laeth Ahrens. Her brother Jim Weber and wife Becky, sister Beth Gibbons, brother Ted Weber, brother Glen Weber and wife Lauretta and brother Gene Weber along with many special nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband and grandson Cole Ahrens preceded her in death.
Memorials may be given to Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Chadron. Donations can be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.