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2.23.18 Issue

Lillian B. (Friedlander) Schrager passed away on Feb. 14. Services were held Feb. 16 at the Temple Israel Cemetery, 42nd and Redick Street.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ida and Herman Friedlander, her beloved son Richard I. Stern, her husbands, Harold L. Stern, Louis Hurwitz, and Jack Schrager, and her brother, Morton Friedlander.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Lolly Stern of Fort Myers, FL, daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Raymond Norton of Plano, TX, and daughter-in-law Dr. Judith Stern of Omaha; six grandchildren, David and Sunny Stern, Jeanne and John Katelman, Jay and Meg Stern, Mimi and Lester Gammon, Rebecca and Tony Sideris, and Robert and Tonya Norton; eight great-grandchildren, Danny and Sarah Raznick, Mitchell Raznick, Sare Stern, Zak and Dorothy Sideris, and Hayden, Caleb and McKenna Norton; and the families of Louis Hurwitz and Jack Schrager, who held a special place in her heart.

Lillian was born in Omaha, NE, on September 26, 1919, to Ida and Herman Friedlander. She married Dr. Harold Stern on October 9, 1938. They had three children.

Lillian spent her entire life in Omaha. She made lifelong friends from her classmates at elementary school, to her work associates at NP Dodge company where she worked for over 20 years to new friends who came into her life every day. Lillian had a special gift of making everyone feel special, sharing her wit, her smiles and her warmth.

Memorials may be made to the organization of your choice.