Ila M. (Likes) Stanberry Lempka was born August 18, 1929 rural Brownell, Kansas to William and Mary T. (Smotherman) Likes. Ila married Clarence Paul “Stan” Stanberry on March 21, 1950 at St. Mary, Kansas. He passed away on December 23, 1964. Ila married Raymond Lempka on February 5, 1966 at St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary, Nebraska. Raymond passed away on October 3, 1985.
Ila is survived by her children: Nancy Stanberry-Ktiyeb and husband Ahmed of San Antonio TX and children Samir and Amina, Peggy Black and husband Harlan of Topeka, KS and children Sarah, Leslie and Monolito, Janet Fisser and husband Dean of Harbine, NE and children Scott, Rebecca and Heidi, William Stanberry and wife Teresa of Nebraska City, NE and children Nathan, Nicole, Kyle and Kaitlyn, Robert Stanberry and wife Gail of Burr, NE and children Curtis and Ashley, Mariann Fangmeyer and husband Russell of Deshler, NE and children Maci and Brandon, Raymond “Jake” Lempka of Douglas, NE and Bryan Lempka and wife Crystal of Cook, NE and children Mallory, Tricia and Jordon, 27 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren, sister, Jolene Prather of Hutchinson, KS and sister-in-law, Donna Likes of Odessa, MO and many nieces and nephews.
She passed away at Belle Terrace in Tecumseh, Nebraska, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the age of 88 years, 6 months and 25 days.
Memorial mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tecumseh, Nebraska with Father Craig Clinch officiating.
A register book will be available for signatures on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Wherry Mortuary in Tecumseh, Nebraska from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. at the church.
Memorials in lieu of flowers may go to the family’s choice.
Inurnment will be at the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery at a later date.
Online condolences may be left @ www.wherrymortuary.com.