Lee Ann Kirstine, 72, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021, at Southlake Village in Lincoln, Nebraska. Born December 21, 1948, in Red Oak, Iowa to Don and Marjorie (Webster) Walbridge. Don passed away in March 1949 and Marjorie later married Edward Shotkoski, who helped raise Lee Ann. She graduated from Columbus High School with the class of 1967 and later attended Columbus Beauty School. Lee Ann was a member of AA and St. John’s the Apostle Catholic Church.
Lee Ann is survived by her children; Ryan (Jenetta) Walbridge of Beatrice, NE, Toby Kirstine, Mashawn Kirstine (Demian Estrada) all of Lincoln, NE, and Julie (Michael) Martin of Breman, KS; Adopted children, Hevin Kristine (Brandon Bartak) of Lincoln, NE and Donte Kirstine of Marysville, KS; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; mother, Marjorie Shotkoski of Columbus, NE; siblings, Connie Shotkoski, Bobbi (Joe) Fehringer all of Columbus, NE, and Jerry (Jo Ann) Shotkoski of Hershey, NE; a nephew; along with special friends, Kelly Fleming-Culley and Sean Culley and family.
She was preceded in death by her father, Don Walbridge; and stepfather, Edward Shotkoski.
Memorial Mass is 10:30 am, Friday, March 26, 2021, with a Rosary beginning at 10:00 am at St. John’s the Apostle Catholic Church, 7601 Vine St., with Rev. Lyle Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Wyuka Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to her family for a later designation c/o Lincoln Family Funeral Care, 5844 Fremont St, Lincoln, NE 68507.
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