Inabell Lucille Petsch
November 14, 1923 – January 26, 2021
Inabell L. Petsch, 97, of Kimball, died at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with Pastor Rich Thomas officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date. Friends may visit www.cantrellfh.com to leave condolences and stories for the family. Memorials may be given in her memory to the First Baptist Church in Kimball. The services for Inabell have been entrusted to the Cantrell Funeral Home.
Inabell Lucille Petsch was born in Forbes, Colorado on November 14, 1923, the daughter of Monroe and Letha (Zickefoos) Stephens. She graduated from high school in 1941. Inabell was married to John C. Johannsen in Lyons, Kansas. They lived and farmed in Kansas and to this union 3 sons John, Jim and Jean were born. Her husband John preceded her in death in 1958. Inabell continued to live in Lyons until she married Everett Petsch in 1966, and he adopted her three sons. Following their retirement in 1972, they moved to Kimball. Inabell was a member of the 1st Baptist Church in Kimball and was an active member who loved her church family. She was a member of the Kimball Senior Friendship Center and served as a representative on the Nebraska Aging Commission. Inabell was a wonderful seamstress and enjoyed sewing and making crafts for her family and friends. She was an avid traveler, and enjoyed many trips to Alaska, Hawaii, and Washington D.C. She also enjoyed taking bus tours to many different destinations in the U.S.
Survivors include her sons John (Vickie) Petsch of Springfield, OR., Jim (Debbie) Petsch of Roseburg, OR and Jean (Sandy) Petsch of Broken Arrow, OK; grandchildren Allison (Jay) Miller, Ashley Petsch, Mollie (Justin) Clouser, and Jacqueline Petsch; great grandchildren Elliette and Maddox Miller and Kayson Clouser. She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, brothers Austin and John and sisters Juanita Hensley and Betty Randles.
- Her sons John (Vickie) Petsch of Springfield, OR., Jim (Debbie) Petsch of Roseburg, OR and Jean (Sandy) Petsch of Broken Arrow, OK; grandchildren Allison (Jay) Miller, Ashley Petsch, Mollie (Justin) Clouser, and Jacqueline Petsch; great grandchildren Elliette and Maddox Miller and Kayson Clouser. She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, brothers Austin and John and sisters Juanita Hensley and Betty Randles.
First Baptist Church
6th and Washington Streets, Kimball, Nebraska 69145
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Inabell Lucille Petsch
February 11, 2021
Inabell always had a smile for everyone and was fun to be around. She was a wonderful friend to my Mom, Ann Cox, for many years. I know they are both worshiping at the feet of Jesus today.
February 3, 2021
Remember when my parents first met her,what a lady.as time went on she was lile a grandma to us. I remember doing some yard work for her and the food at youth camps she would cook, she will be missed. Prayn for all the family and friends
January 29, 2021
I want to say how sorry I am
Enjoyed her when she was in our happy Red Hatters
We had a lot of goods times. Missed her when she no longer could come to Red Hats