Los Angeles Times (CA) page A28 - Thurs. 5 Jun 1997
Rheba L. MARSHALL. b 3 Nov 1917, St. Edward, NE. d 4 Jun 1997, Whittier, CA. Survived by 1 niece, 2 great nieces and 1 great nephew. Services: Graveside - Autumn Terrace Lawn, 16 June 1997, 11 am, Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA.
Norfolk Daily News - 11 Apr 2002
Marie TIEMAN, 74 yrs - d Sat 6 Apr 2002, Columbus, NE. Visitation: Tues, Miller- Levander Funeral Home, St. Edward. Funeral: 11 a.m. Wed10 April at United Methodist-Presbyterian Church. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery.
Lincoln Journal-Star - 11 Apr 2002; Norfolk Daily News - 11 Apr 2002
James Milton WOLF, 81yrs, Albion - Born Omaha, NE; d. Wed 10 Apr 2002. Cattleman, banker. U.S. Navy vet. Visitation: 2-5 p.m. Thurs, Levander Funeral Home, Albion. Funeral: Friday, United Methodist Church, Albion. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery.
Norfolk Daily News - July 2002
Elvera LONG, 86 yrs - d. Sun, 30 Jun 2002, Albion, NE.Resident of St. Edward. Visitation: Tues, Miller-Levander Funeral Home, St. Edward. Funeral 3 Jul, 10: 30 am at Faith Lutheran Church, St. Edward. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery.
Lincoln Journal Star - 13 Oct 2002
Joseph J. ZUERLEIN, 89 - b 2 May 1913, Cedar Rapids. Parents: Felix J. Zuerlein and Anna Clara Bodewig. Family moved to Lincoln, NE about 1926. Mr. Zuerlein d. 10 Oct 2002, Lincoln. Predeceased by parents, 2 brothers, 4 sisters & a son-in-law. Rosary: Tues 7 pm; Funeral Wed. 11 am - both at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Burial: Lincoln Memorial Park.
Lincoln Journal Star - 8 Nov 2002
Katherine NOONAN, 98 - b West Point, NE. Parents: John Prinz & Louisa Buse. Res: Lincoln, 20+ yrs. Mrs. Noonan d Wed. 6 Nov 2002, Omaha. Survivors: 2 daughters, a son, 8 gch; 15 g-gch; 4 g-g-gch. Predeceased by husband, George; son, George L. Jr.; 2 granddaughters; 5 brothers; 3 sisters. Funeral Mass: 8 Nov 2002, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Omaha. Burial: Sat., 9 Nov. at St. Michael Cemetery, Albion.
Lincoln Journal Star - 28 Nov 2002
Helen A. PAPE, 91 - b. Petersburg, NE. Res: Lincoln, Mrs. Pape d. Mon. 25 Nov 2002. Survivors: a daughter, a son, a brother, 2 sisters, 9 gch, 14-g-gch, 2 gg-gch. Services: 10 a.m. Monday, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Petersburg. Burial: Parish cemetery.
19 Jan 2003 - Lincoln Journal Star
Marvin DICKENSON, 75 yrs
b. St. Edward, NE. WW II: US Navy. Mr. Dickenson d. fri 17 Jan 2003, Lincoln, NE. Visitation: McKown Funeral Home, Columbus. Service: United Methodist Church. Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus, NE.
13 Mar 2003 - Grand Island Independent
Francis J. Batenhorst, 78 yrs
d. Thurs. 13 Mar 2003, Grand Island, NE. Was resident of Cedar Rapids, NE. Services pending at Levander Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids, NE.
21 Mar 2003 - Norfolk Daily News; 22 Mar 2003 - Columbus Telegram; 23 Mar 2003 - Grand Island Independent
Minnie B. Wlaschin, 103
b. 28 June 1899 Albion. Parents: Isaac McHenry & Isabelle Burns. Teacher; bookkeeper. 28 May 1924: Married at Council Bluffs, IA to Edward Wlaschin (dec 1959). Mrs. Wlaschin d. 19 Mar 2003, Albion. Services at St. Michel's Catholic Church, burial at parish cemetery. Survived by a daughter, 4 grdch.
Mon, 24 Mar 2003 - Grand Island Independent and Norfolk Daily News; Tues 25 Mar 2003
Kathryn (Fischer) Collins, 101
prev. of St. Edward, NE. b. 13 Aug 1901 Peru, IL Parents: Henry J. Fischer and Magdalena M. Mueller. Husband: Carl E. Collins (dec.). d. 22 Mar 2003, Omaha, NE. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Wed., St. Edward Catholic Church. Survived by a son & a sister.
Grand Island Independent 26 Mar 2003
Helen (Camp) Ruther, 80 yrs
b. 10 March 1923, Elgin (Antelope Co). Parents: Okey Camp and Francis Brochtrup. 12 Jan 1943: Married Thomas David Ruther, at Petersburg. Lived in Iowa; Petersburg, and Grand Island, NE. Mrs. Ruther d. 24 Mar 2003, Grand Island, NE. Survived by husband, one son, 4 daughters, a brother and a sister. Services: 29 Mar 2003, 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
28 Mar 2003 - Norfolk Daily News, and 29 Mar 2003 - Columbus Telegram
Marian Stetz, 93 yrs
d. 28 Mar 2003, St. Edward. Service 1 Apr 2003 at St. Edward Catholic Church.
Note: Maiden name was Uzendoski, born Fullerton, Nance, NE. See "Fullerton's First 100 Years...", page 99.
27 & 28 March 2003 - Norfolk Daily News Funeral Announcement
29 Mar 2003 - Columbus Telegram; 28 & 29 Mar 2003 - Grand Island Independent
Leo Zurovski, 86 yrs
b. 18 May 1916, Chicago, IL. Parents: Felix Zurovski and Sophie Labno. Served in US Army Air Corps during WW II. Mr. Zurovski d. 26 Mar 2003 St. Edward, Boone, NE. Survived by wife, 2 sons, 3 daughters, 1 brother, 1 sister. Service: 31 Mar 2003 at St. Edward Catholic Church. Burial at parish cemetery (Evergreen). Miller-Levander Funeral Home in charge.
28 & 29 Mar 2003 - Grand Island Independent; and 29 Mar 2003 - Columbus Telegram
James J. Vanderloop, Sr.
b 25 Mar 1924 Cedar Rapids, NE. Parents: Harold L. and Cecelia Schmitz Vanderloop. d 26 Mar 2003 Grand Island, Hall, NE. WWII: US Army Air Corps. Business owner, postmaster. Mem. service: 29 Mar 2003, St. Isidore Catholic Church, Columbus, NE; burial: All Saints Cemetery. Survived by wife, 3 daughters, 2 sons, 4 sisters, 1 brother, grandchildren. McKown Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Tuesday, April 1, 2003 - Norfolk Daily News
J. Carl Becker, 96 yrs
d.29 Mar 2003 Belton, TX. Visitation: Thurs, Roeder Mortuary, Omaha, NE and Friday at Levander Funeral Home, Albion, NE. Service: Fri., Levander Funeral Home, Albion. Graveside service: 3 pm Friday at Trinity Cemetery, Newman Grove, NE.
April 2, 2003 - Norfolk Daily News
Frances "Nadine" Schafer, 76 yrs
d. Sat. 29 Mar 2003, Columbus, NE. Service: 4 Apr at United Methodist Presbyterian Church, St. Edward. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery. Miller-Levander Funeral Home, St. Edward in charge.
Mon., April 14, 2003 - Grand Island Independent; and Tues 15 Apr 2003 - Columbus Telegram
Paul O. Mangelsen, 78
b 1 Apr 1925, Fullerton, NE. Parents: Oscar Mangelsen. and Lowie Moses. Married 28 Feb 1948, in Nance County. Served in US Navy. Farmed in Nance & Boone Counties, worked for road department. Resident of St. Edward, lived at Grand Island Veteran's Home last 5 years. Mr. Mangelsen d. Fri. 11 Apr 2003 in Omaha. Services 15 Apr at Palmer Funeral Home, Fullerton, NE. Burial at later date, private. Survived by wife, 3 sons, 2 daughters, 8 gch.; 3 brothers, and 3 sisters.
12-13 Apr 2003 - Kearney Hub.
Donna Rae Keefer, 69
b 20 Nov 1933, Albion, NE Parents: Ray Wheeler and Senada Redler. 1951 grad: St. Bonaventure HS, Columbus, NE. 1954: Married Richard Keefer. Lived in Columbus, Holdrege, Kearney and near Cambridge, NE. Mrs. Keefer d. Wed., 9 Apr 2003, Cambridge (Furnas), NE. Service: 14 Apr 2003 at St. James Catholic Church, Kearney. Burial: Fort McPherson, Maxwell, Lincoln, NE. Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in charge. Memorials: Kearney Catholic HS or American Heart Assoc. for stroke research. Survived by husband, 3 sons, 3 daughters, 1 sister. Predeceased by her parents, & brother "Nick".
Friday 18 Apr 2003 - Blair Pilot Tribune & Enterprise
Margaret Webb, 82 yrs
b 14 Apr 1920, Avoca, IA. Parents: Otis Bair & Alma Poole. Grad: St. Edward HS, NE. (Appears she was married to a BRUNK, but his name is not given.) 1955: Moved to Blair (Washington County), NE. Married Cecil Webb, 10 Oct 1976, and moved to Muncie, IN. (2nd husband is deceased). Mrs. Webb d. Sat, 12 Apr 2003, Omaha, NE. Funeral: Tues, 15 Apr 2003 at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home, Blair, NE. Burial: Wed., Garden of Memories Cemetery, Muncie, IN. Survived by son, Jerry Brunk & daughter Barbara; one brother.. .Also some step-children, grdch., etc;
Tues., 22 April 2003 - Grand Island Independent
Melvin T. Furby, 82 yrs
b. 20 Nov 1920, north of Genoa (Nance Co.), NE. Parents: Thomas L. Furby and Mae Iverson. Married. Mr. Furby d. Sat., 19 Apr 2003, Albion, NE. Visitation Tues., Levander Funeral Home. Services Wed., Zion Lutheran Church, Albion. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, St. Edward, NE. Survived by wife & 4 daughters.
Fri. 25 Apr 2003 - Columbus Telegram
Avis Irene Rieck, 91 yrs
b. 10 Jun 1911, Primrose, NE; Parents: George Harbottle and Minnie Severson. Married 28 Dec 1932, Cedar Rapids, NE to Ernest L. Rieck (who died 17 Apr 1967). Service Sat. at Levander Funeral Home, Albion, NE. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion. Survived by nieces & nephews. Predeceased by parents, husband, and 2 sisters: Marie Arthur & Ruby Nathan.
(NOTE: Parents of Avis can be found in 1900 census: Shell Creek Pct, Madison, NE - both single at the time.)
Tues & Wed, 6 & 7 May 2003 - Grand Island Independent
Kendall Garrison, 74 yrs
b. 6 Sep 1928, Lincoln, NE. Parents: Ernest Garrison & Esther Kendall. 1945-1953: US Navy. Worked Rodeo Circuit, and was later shipping supervisor at Delicious Foods. 1989: Retired. Married first in 1955 at Fort Collins, CO. Married second to Janet, 1984. Res: Cedar Rapids, NE. Mr. Garrison died Sun 4 May 2003 at NE Veterans Home, Grand Island, NE. Survived by second wife, a daughter, gch., a brother & a sister; also 3 step-children. Service: Thurs in auditorium of Veterans Home. Burial at Burkett Cemetery. All Faiths Funeral Home in charge. Memorials please to NE Veterans Home for hospice room.
Fremont Tribune - Wed, 7 May 2003; Columbus Telegram - Wed 7 May 2003
Harold A. Wieland, 84 yrs
b 25 Oct 1918, St. Edward, NE. Parents: Otto Wieland & Lenora Ebel (named in the Columbus obit). 1936 grad: St. Edward HS. 19 Aug 1942: mar. Frances Nygren at New Orleans. WW II: Coast Guard. Farmer, mechanic. 1969: moved to Fremont, NE. Mr. Wieland d. Sun., 4 May 2003, Fremont, NE. Survived by wife, 2 daughters, a step-son and a sister. Predeceased by his parents, 2 brothers 2 sisters, and a step-daughter. Service: Thurs 8 May at Rozanek and Son Colonial Chapel, Fremont. Burial: Memorial Cemetery, Fremont.
Columbus Telegram - Sun 11 May 2003; and Grand Island Independent - Sun.,11 May 2003
Rita M. Zabka, 80 yrs
b 22 Sep 1922, Cedar Rapids, NE. Parents: Arnold Batenhorst & Anna Luis. 14 Oct 1944: mar at Cedar Rapids to Marvin Zabka (he is deceased). Mrs. Zabka d. Thurs. 8 May 2003, La Habra, CA. Had lived there since 1950. Survived by a son, a brother. Predeceased by 2 sisters, Margaret Kreikemeier & Elsie Kreikemeier; and 2 brothers, Arnold & Louis Batenhorst. Service: Wed at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids, NE. Levander Funeral Home in charge. Burial at parish cemetery.
Columbus Telegram - Fri. 16 May 2003
Lillian E. Bentjen, 96 yrs
b. 30 Jun 1906, Beemer, NE. Grad: Beemer HS. 28 Dec 1927: mar. William D. Bentjen at Albion, NE. Mrs. Bentjen d. Wed 14 May 2003, Genoa (Nance County), NE. Service: Sat., Zion Lutheran Church, Albion. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery. Levander Funeral Home, Albion, in charge. Survived by her spouse, 3 daughters, 11 gch, 17 g-gch. Predeceased by her parents, a son Clayton, 5 brothers, 2 sisters, etc.
Grand Island Independent - Sat. 31 May 2003 and Columbus Telegram - Tues., 3 Jun 2003
Phyllis Lorraine Nelson, 78 yrs
b. 19 Dec 1924, Akron, NE. Parents: William E. Kruse & Ruth E. Sherburne. Mrs. Nelson d. Thurs., 29 May 2003, Albion, NE. Visitation Sun. Levander Funeral Home, Albion. Service: Mon. at United Methodist Church. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion. Survived by husband, 2 daughters, a brother & a sister. Predeceased by son William Wallace Nelson; 2 brothers: Burton & Loren; a sister: Mildred Sanders.
NOTE: Parents - see Nance Co. NE Marriage Record Bk 4 p20. Brother, Loren Kruse also married in Nance County (Bk 6 p355).
Columbus Telegram - Sun. 8 Jun 2003
Donald J. Week, 52 yrs. - b. 10 Nov 1950, St. Edward, NE. Parents: Inar Week and Evelyn Jasa. 1970 grad St. Edward HS. Served in US Army (retired 1993); worked overseas. Resident of Columbus since 1994. Mr. Week d. Thurs., 5 Jun 2003, Omaha, NE. Services: Tues. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Columbus, NE. McKown Funeral Home in charge. Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus. Survived by wife, a daughter, 2 stepdaus, 2 brothers, etc. Parents are deceased.
Grand Island Independent - Sun. 8 Jun 2003
Helen Otto, 77 yrs
b. 27 Mar 1926, St. Edward, NE. Parents: August Peter Zimmerman & Anna Johanna Pedersen. Grad: St. Edward HS, and St. Francis School of Nursing, Grand Island, NE. 1947: Married Roger C. Otto;lived at Phillips, NE. Mrs. Otto d. Fri. 6 Jun 2003, Aurora, NE. Visitation: Mon. 9 Jun, Higby-McQuiston Mortuary, Aurora, NE. Service: St. Mary's Cathedral Catholic Church, Grand Island, NE. Burial: Phillips Cemetery. Survived by husband, 3 daughters, 1 son, 1 sister. Predeceased by her parents & brother Harold.
Kearney Hub - Mon. 16 Jun 2003
D. "Ferne" Wilkinson, 86 yrs
b.28 Mar 1917, St. Edward, NE. Parents: John Eacker & Freida Thoms. 1922: Family moved to Broken Bow. 1942: m. Virgil Piercy, Fremont, NE. 1963: m. Berton Wilkinson (dec May 1986). Beautician, Custer Co. Register of Deed, etc. Retired 1985. 1997: moved to Colorado Springs CO. Mrs. Wilkinson d. Fri. 13 Jun 2003, Colorado Springs, CO. Service: Thurs. 19 Jun at Govier Brothers Mortuary, Broken Bow, NE. Burial at Broken Bow Cemetery. Survived by one daughter, 5 brothers, 2 gch., 4 g-gch. Predeceased by both husbands, 5 brothers & 2 sisters.