Funeral services for Alta Raasch, age 93, of Norfolk, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at First Christian Church in Norfolk. Pastor Randall Coffin will officiate, with burial in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Norfolk.
Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk.
Alta died Friday, August 4, 2017, at Heritage of Bel Air in Norfolk.
Alta F. Raasch, daughter of David and Chloe (Snell) Pollock, was born May 19, 1924, in Ewing, Nebraska. She graduated from high school in 1941. On June 24, 1951, Alta was united in marriage to Dale Raasch at First Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska. They were blessed with two children, Ranae and Cindy.
Alta worked at Glenn Martin Bomber Plant after she graduated from high school. She later worked at Mutual of Omaha. Alta and Dale moved to Norfolk in 1978, and while living there she was employed in retail at Schweser’s and at Hy-Vee East.
Alta was a member of First Christian Church in Norfolk. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, working in her flower garden, feeding the birds, cooking, and baking.
Alta is survived by her daughters, Ranae (Randy) Brigham of Dallas, Texas and Cindy (Jeff) Horn of Norfolk, Nebraska; grandchildren, Jessica Rosemergy and Amanda Brigham both of Dallas, Texas, Alissa Horn of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Kristen Horn of Omaha, Nebraska; brothers, David R. Pollock and Kenneth Pollock both of Neligh, Nebraska; and a sister, Alice Busshardt of Neligh.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and brother, Ralph Pollock.