Lincoln — Ollie M. Provancha, 94, Lincoln, formerly of Hartington, died Dec. 28, 2020, at South Lake Village, Lincoln.
Funeral services will be Jan. 9, at 10:30 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hartington, with the Rev. Amanda Talley officiating.
Burial will be at the Hartington City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Jan. 8, from 5-7 p.m., at the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington, and will continue one hour prior to services at church Saturday.
Face masks and social distancing are required for the visitation and funeral. Services will also be live streamed at www.facebook. com/WintzRay/live Pallbearers will be Brad and Landon Provancha, Chris and Sam Noecker, Larry and Jayson Wake field. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington.
Ollie Marie Frizzell, daughter of Curtis Frizzell and Bertha Mauch Frizzell, was born Jan. 25, 1926, on the ranch south of Bassett. Ollie was baptized and confirmed at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, Bassett. Ollie was educated through the eighth grade in a one room school District 9 Rock County. After completing her education, she lived with her parents and helped her mother with gardening and household chores. Ollie married Delmer E. Provancha Feb. 18, 1947, at Coleridge. Together they had two children, Carol Ann Trapp and Lowell Curtis Provancha.
Delmer and Ollie resided and farmed at two different locations before moving to the farm east of Hartington in 1957.
In addition to being a housewife and mother, Ollie worked at the Hotel Coffee Shop and Hartington Public Schools cafeteria.
She loved to work with flowers and in her garden, canning and freezing the produce that she raised. Ollie and Delmer traveled extensively with their children and grandchildren.
Ollie is survived by daughter Carol (Richard) Trapp, Cortland; son, Lowell and wife (Kathleen Bargstadt), Lincoln; sister-in-law, Naomi Frizzell, Bassett; four grandchildren, Brenda (Trapp) Roberson, Firth; Kari (Provancha) Larry Wakefield, Lincoln; Lisa (Provancha) Chris Noecker, Lincoln; Brad (Katie Provancha) Lincoln; eight great-grandchildren, Shelbi Roberson and fiancé’, Jake Turner, Loveland, Colo.; Mallory Roberson, Firth; Madeline and Samuel Noecker, Jayson and Jenna Wakefield, and Claire and Landon Provancha, all of Lincoln.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Bertha Frizzell; husband, Delmer; two brothers, Jake Frizzell and Joe Frizzell; two sisters, Lena Miller and Dora Sidak.
In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 156 Hartington, NE 68739.