January 25, 2014

Alma M. (Harrel, Mehser) Faust

Alma Marie Faust, age 86, of Lincoln passed peacefully with her family at her side on January 24, 2014.  She was born December 23, 1927 in Lincoln to Elmer and Ida (Peterson) Harral.  Alma worked as a bookkeeper for many businesses, but she was also an entrepreneur, inventing and marketing a game.  Alma enjoyed working with arts and crafts especially beads which she would turn into key rings for family, friends or whomever she thought was in need of one.  She also owned a plant boutique and Halloween costume store.

Survivors include her daughters, Jeanne Mehser of Casper, Wyoming and Jodi Waters of Omaha.  Sons, Dale Mehser of Lincoln and John S.T. Mehser of Burlingame, California.  Grandchildren, Candi Lunsford, Jeremy Mehser, Corie Marr, Cacie Harding, Michaela Waters, Holli Waters, Kayla Kauffman and Brian Bunderson.  5 Great grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her long time companion Earl Faust, her parents, brothers: Roy, Charles, Leo, Edwin, Robert and John.  Sisters: Gladys Keil,  Juyne Harral and Mildred Klassek.

Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 28th at Wyuka Funeral Home.  Visitation will be Tuesday, January 28th at 10:00 A.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home.  Interment at Wyuka Cemetery.

Memorials to Boys Town.


  1. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Alma was a wonderful person. It was my pleasure taking care of her at Southview Heights.
    God Bless,
    Sheila Anne Nielsen

  2. What a great lady to know & a zest for life she had!! Everyone just loved her @ Southview Heights. She brought joy & smiles to so many. She will surely be missed.

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.


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