Jacqueline “Jackie” Schrad, 63, of Columbus, Nebraska, passed away Friday, November 11, 2022, at Emerald Care & Rehabilitation of Columbus.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM, on Wednesday, November 16, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Ollie Fullmer officiating. Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, at Gass Haney Funeral Home and will continue on Wednesday, from 9:30 AM, until service time at the church. There will be family prayer service at 10:15 AM, on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be directed to any Lakeview High School student going into nursing.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Faye Schrad was born December 30, 1958, in Columbus, Nebraska, to Lloyd and Norma (Tredway) Ernst. She was baptized at the Federated Church, graduated from Lakeview High School, and for 35 years worked at Vishay. In 1982, Jackie was united in marriage to Byron Longnecker and on September 26, 1992, was united in marriage to August “Gus” Schrad at Trinity Lutheran Church. Jackie played high school volleyball, painted ceramics, loved watching old westerns, enjoyed quilting and her time at their home on Ernst Lake. Her favorite time was spent with her family.
Jackie is survived by:
Husband – Gus Schrad of Columbus, NE
Son – Joseph Longnecker of Lincoln, NE
Daughter – Amber (Austin) Kniep of North Platte, NE
Step-daughter – Emily (Brady) Hoefer of Marshall, MN
Step-daughter – Rachael (Branson) Hoefer of Norfolk, NE
Step-daughter – Julia (John) Smith of Port Angeles, WA
Puppy – Dane
Sister – Pam (Dennis) Micek of Columbus, NE
Brother – Scott (Renee) Ernst of Columbus, NE
Sister-in-law – Marla Ernst of Platte Center, NE
Sister-in-law – Clara (Dave) Kaup of Howells, NE
Brother-in-law – Mike (special friend – Sharon Goeken) Schrad of West Point, NE
Many nieces and nephews
Jackie was preceded in death by:
Parents – Lloyd and Norma Ernst
Brothers – Mike and Larry Ernst
Condolences may be sent to www.gasshaney.com