ARLENE A. BOHRER
Arlene A. Bohrer, 73, Seward, NE, passed away April 2, 2002, at Sundermann Nursing Home, Seward, NE.
She was born Oct. 21, 1928, in Winside, NE, to Emil and Louise (Hank) Lambrecht and lived in Nebraska until 1980 when she moved to El Dorado Springs and worked as a dietary employee at Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs. In 1999, she moved back to Norfolk, NE, and in January 2000 moved to Seward, NE, to live by her daughter, Donna.
Arlene enjoyed crocheting, playing cards, baseball and participating in Cub Scout activities which involved her children.
She is survived by a daughter, Donna, and husband, Doug Eiting - Seward, NE; two sons, Ron and wife, Linh-da Keller - Hadar, NE and Dale Beltz - Foster, NE; daughter-in-law, Tammy Beltz - Lawton, OK; six grandchildren; seven sisters - Adeline and husband, Ernest Steinkraus-Plainview, NE; Marcella and husband, George Berner - Hooper, NE; Lena and husband, Theodore Elliot - El Dorado Springs; Evelyn Lambrecht - Salina, KS; Helen and husband, Andy Rainey - Lawson, MO; Lois Ann and husband, Ray Hill - Excelsior Springs, MO; Sheryl and husband, Matt Brunck - Rockaway Beach, MO; five brothers - Elmer and wife, Romona Lambrecht - Chambers, NE; Frank Lambrecht Sr. - Kansas City; Earl and wife, Norma Lambrecht - Limestone, ME; Rick and wife, Lori Lambrecht - Monmouth, IL; Frank Lambrecht Jr. and wife, Tammy, El Dorado Springs. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Charles Lambrecht, and son, Staff Sergeant Gary E. Beltz.
Services were held Friday, April 5, at Johnson-Stonacek Funeral Chapel, Norfolk, NE, with burial in Pleasant View Cemetery, Winside, NE. Casket bearers were Kenneth Lambrecht, Steve Steinkraus, Marvin Lambrecht, George Berner Jr., Kendall Brown, Frank Lambrecht Jr. and Jerry Rainey.
ETHEL BERNIECE BRULE
Ethel Berniece Brule, 74, El Dorado Springs, was born on June 14, 1927, in Omaha, NE, and passed away on April 16, 2002 at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
She had been a resident of El Dorado Springs since 1990 and a member of the Eagles since 1991.
Survivors include her daughters, Helen Wright-El Dorado Springs and Florence Day-Winchester, VA; her sisters, Laura L. Moore-El Dorado Springs and Shirley Tubbs-Hermitage; nieces; Laurie Moore-El Dorado Springs, and Kathy and Cindy Foulks-Joplin; nephews-Dale Guyton-El Dorado Springs, Richard and Travis Guyton-Kansas City, and Chris Guyton-Kansas City, KS; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of services, donations may be made to Southwest Missouri Humane Society, 3161 W. Norton Road, Springfield, MO 65803 or sent to the Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home.
DAISEY EMMALINE DAVIS
Daisey Emmaline Davis, 91, the daughter of John Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Morley) Robinson, was born May 28, 1910, in Caplinger Mills, and passed from this life on Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs.
At an early age Daisey along with her family moved to the Rockville area where she attended school. On Nov. 13, 1926, Daisey was united in marriage to Roy Leo Davis in Harwood. To their union, 12 children were born. As well as taking care of her home and children, Daisey took in laundry for several families in this area. She also cared for her ailing father until his death and also for her husband, Roy, who passed away in 1973.
It was a well known fact that Daisey loved children - all children. Her home was always open to the neighborhood children with cookies and Koolaid available for all. She also loved the community that she lived in. She was active in the school's PTA, was a member of the Schell City United Methodist Church, organized lunches for the town's “Clean-up Crew” in the 80's and 90's, and in 1991 she was named Schell City's Citizen of the Year. In her spare time, Daisey always enjoyed taking care of her flowers and feeding the birds.
Survivors include one son, Larry Davis, and his wife, Connie - Schell City; six daughters - Mary Ellen Maus - Nevada; Dixie Huffman and her husband, Jay - Rockville; Bonnie Harms and her husband, Gerald - Schell City; Lavona Majors and her husband, Clifford - Schell City; Wanda Davis - Norborne; and Betty Souza and her husband, David - Schell City; 30 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; and 48 great-great-grandchildren; plus nieces; nephews; other relatives; and many friends. Daisey was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy; two brothers; one infant daughter, Shirley Jean; another daughter, Clara; three sons - Sonny, Dean, and Butch; one grandson, Mike Davis; and two great-grandsons, Matthew Highfill and Rodney Sanderson.
Services were held Friday, April 19, at the Schell City United Methodist Church with Bro. Gene Gray officiating. Musical selections were provided by Rachel Kunkel and Nancy Spencer. Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers were Clint Sanderson, David Highfill, Mike Highfill, Rodney Dye, Chad Majors, Brad Majors, Eric Maus, Todd Maus, David L. Maus Jr., Jason Maus, Destin Heath, Levi Souza, Joseph Souza, Dustin Duffield and Jeremy Maus. Interment was in the Green Lawn Cemetery in Schell City under the direction of the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City. Memorials are suggested to the Schell City Volunteer Fire Department in care of the funeral home.
Peter Angulo, 72, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Sunday morning, Feb. 3, 2002, at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital. He was born on Feb. 27, 1929, in Reseda, CA, the son of Rudicendo and Artemesia Romero Angulo.
Survivors include his wife, Carol, of the home; two sisters, June Garcia and Margaret Angulo; his brother-in-law, Bud Abrahamson; a son, Mark Angulo, and his wife, Becky; a daughter, Marsha Angulo; four grandchildren; 13 nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 5, at the El Dorado Springs Cemetery with Joe Norval officiating. Interment was in the El Dorado Springs Cemetery under the direction of the Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home.
VAN JAMES FURR
Van James Furr, 49, the son of James Roland and Martha Jane (Pounders) Furr, was born Jan. 6, 1953, in Barberton, OH, and passed from this life on Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at Christian Health Care of Nevada.
Early in his life, Van, along with his family moved from Barberton to Vandalia, OH. It was there that he graduated from high school, one of the graduates of the class of 1971.
After graduation, Van worked for a time at General Motors in Dayton, OH. He then began employment with a commercial painting business based out of Oklahoma. He traveled throughout the United States painting primarily commercial storage tanks. He later relocated to the Kansas City area where he met Brenda Meyer, his companion of more than 20 years. To escape the city life in the late 1980's, Van and Brenda decided to move to Vernon County, settling first in Nevada, then Montevallo for a short time before making Schell City their home.
Van enjoyed hunting and fishing and he and Brenda also liked to spend time at their lake home in Ivy Bend where they boated on their pontoon. All who knew Van knew that he was a hard worker, had a great sense of humor and was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan. Early in Van's life at the age of 18, he was baptized at the Church of Christ, Troy, OH.
Survivors include his companion, Brenda, of the home in Schell City; his father and step-mother, James R. and Bobbie Furr-Spring Hill, FL; his son, Aaron; Brenda's children, Mike Perrin, Nevada and Linda Mitchell, Kansas City; three brothers-Gary Furr-Bellevue, MI, Stanley Fur-Columbus, OH and Terry Furr-Long Beach, CA; two sisters, Patricia Thompson-Germany and Pamela Morton-Hudson, OH; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City with Pastor Mike Hutchens officiating. Musical selections were provided by Cliff Wagner. Cremation followed the service. Arrangements were under the direction of the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City.
OMA L. MARQUIS
Mrs. Oma L. Marquis, 93, Roscoe, passed away at 1:04 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Big Spring Care Center, Humansville.
Services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Sheldon Goodrich Chapel, Osceola, with burial in Love Cemetery, El Dorado Springs. Visitation was 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Marquis was a homemaker.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Roscoe Christian Church.
VIRGIE L. MESSICK
Virgie L. Messick, 87, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Monday afternoon, Feb. 4, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital in Blue Springs.
She is survived by her son, Lloyd Messick, and his wife, Nancy, of Lee's Summit; one grandson, Ryan; sisters-in-law; and nieces and nephews.
Services will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Hackleman Chapel with Rev. Renee Hackleman officiating. Interment will be in the Hazel Dell Cemetery under the direction of the Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home.