Glendene Helena Daberkow was born on October 31, 1934 to Elvira Mahnke and Herbert Toelle in Beemer, NE. She graduated 8th grade from St. John’s Lutheran School in 1948.
Years later she earned a GED while raising her youngest children. She continued her education at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, NE, graduating in 1988 with a degree in nursing which she made a career of for 13 years.
She was active in the church and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends to include attending her grandchildren’s and great grandchildren’s activities. Glendene liked traveling, gardening, sewing, bird watching, doing word puzzles, reading, and keeping up with the family tree records. She also enjoyed playing cards in her many card clubs.
Glendene met Lorvy Schmoldt and were married in 1954 in Beemer, NE. They were married for 30 years. Together they raised six children; Devona, Arliss, Donalyn, Dion, Clarissa, and Owen.
In 1994 she married Thomas Daberkow and were married 13 years upon which time becoming widowed.
In 2012, Glendene met Wayne Lambert with whom she was able to spend the rest of her life with enjoying their golden years together.
Glendene is survived by siblings: Dorothy Laux, Janet Willard, Leon and Patricia Toelle, Myrene Hoge, and Barbara Rabe.
Children: Devona Kaup, Arliss Wassenberg, Donalyn and Tony Williams, Dion and Karen Schmoldt, Clarissa Schmoldt, Owen and Carmen Schmoldt, and Alan and Linda Young.
Grandchildren and great grandchildren: Sonya Cheney and children-Morgan, Madisyn, Baylee, Lynnsay Cheney and Torsten Kaup; Ashley Mendez and son Gavin; Shawn Kaup; Schuyler Kaup; Tara (Schlecht) and Brad Hanes and son-Beckett; Chelsey Eisenhaur and Nathan Savik and daughter-Emersyn; Trevor Eisenhaur; Hayley Law; Cameron Law; Samantha Schmoldt and fiance Zachary Harrison; Austin Schmoldt; Ryder Schmoldt; and Erik Young.
Loving, supportive companion and best friend Wayne Lambert.
Several nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews also survive her.