Slama - Clarence, 79, Crete, died Monday (5/21/2001) in Lincoln. Member, Camp Creek Threshers.
Services: 2 p.m. today, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Visitation: funeral home. Memorials to Heart Foundation or Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in lieu of flowers.
Slechta - Marta, 30, Chicago, died Saturday (5/19/2001).
Mass of Christian burial: 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 7601 Vine St. Rosary: 8:30 p.m. today, church.
Smith - Betty Jo, 73, Lincoln, died Sunday (5/20/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Visitation: today until services, mortuary. Memorials to the family.
Spell - John H., 82, Lincoln, died Tuesday (5/22/2001). Born, Rochelle Park, N.J., (10/22/18) to Heiko and Nellie (Drenth). Retired, Burlington Northern Railroad, 35 years. U.S. Army Air Forces veteran, World War II. Member, Masonic Lodge, VFW Post 131.
Survivors: daughters, son-in-law, Mary and Everett Chamberlain, Oregon City, Ore., Louise Howley, Sparrow Bush, N.Y.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mae McMahon, Fairmont. Preceded in death by wife, Ruth; parents.
Memorial Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Pastor Maurice Pierce. Lincoln Memorial Park. Cremation. No visitation.
Stewart - Marshall P., 82, Lincoln, died Wednesday (5/23/2001). Employee, A-1 Refrigeration, 31 years. Veteran, World War II Army Air Forces, sergeant. Member: Trinity United Methodist Church; Masonic Lodge 210 A.F. & A.M.; Refrigeration Service Engineers Society; American Legion Post 3; Plumbers and Steam Fitters Union No. 464.
Survivors: wife, L. Eileen; son, daughter-in-law, J Marshall and Gail Stewart, Lincoln; daughter, Gayle Hohl, Lincoln; grandchildren, Benjamin Stewart, Kate Kongs; nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by parents, Amos and Rose; son, Neal; sisters, Rena Carmine, Coila Sanders.
Graveside Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Tecumseh Cemetery. The Rev. Lauren D. Eckdahl. Visitation: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday; 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, all at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or Trinity United Methodist Church.
Turek - Maxine E., 70, Seward, widow of Arnold, died Friday (5/18/2001).
Services: 2 p.m. today, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Seward. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Volzke Mortuary, Seward.
Webster - LeVenia (Hile), 90, Tucson, Ariz., formerly Lincoln, died Sunday (5/20/2001)
Survivors: husband, Orrin; son, Dean, Tucson; sister, Lucile Noyes, Lincoln; sisters-in-law, Gayle Hile, Lincoln, Arline Hile, Portland, Ore.; grandchildren; nieces, nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Christ United Methodist Church, Tucson. Reception following in social hall. Condolences may be sent to: 5649 E. Seventh St., Tucson, AZ 85711.
Wenzbauer - Melvin Bohumil, 71, Sabetha, Kan., formerly Table Rock, died Tuesday (5/22/2001). Born, DuBois. Retired employee, Ideker Construction.
Survivors: children, Lynn Wenzbauer, Beatrice, Barbara and Robert Rowland, Sabetha, Patricia Rowland, Doolittle, Mo., Kay and Duey Edelman, Sabetha, Sandra Jackson, Johnson; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, United Methodist Church, Table Rock. DuBois Cemetery. Wherry Brothers Funeral Home, Tecumseh.
Westphalen - Irene M. "Peg," 77, Lincoln, died Wednesday (5/23/2001). Born, Waverly (12/19/23) to Pearl Edward and Ivy Charlotte (Youngberg) Vannoy. Homemaker. Member: Trinity United Methodist Church; United Methodist Women; Triniteers; American Legion Auxiliary Post 3; Waverly Senior Diners. Volunteered, Bryan Memorial Hospital. Big Red fan.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Mark Edward and LuAnn Westphalen, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Claudia Beth and Stewart Livers, Lincoln; grandchildren, Kevin and Jennifer Livers; Erin and Andrew Westphalen; brother, sister-in-law, William "Bill" and Jean Vannoy, Lincoln; sisters, brother-in-law, Roma and George Maull, Maybrey Hempel, all Lincoln, Merle Marymee, Omaha; sister-in-law, Clara Vannoy, Lancaster, Calif; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, James E.; son, Stephen; parents; brothers, Raymond and Francis Vannoy; half-brother, Pearl Edward Vannoy.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1345 S. 16th St. The Rev. Lauren D. Ekdahl and the Rev. Dr. David McCreary. Prior private family interment, Rosehill Cemetery, Waverly. The Rev. Dan Safarik. Visitation: family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to the family.
Wilson - Margaret E., 72, Lincoln, died Wednesday (5/16/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 510 S. 33rd St. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Pallbearers: Cory Wilson, Curtis Wilson, Scott Johnson, Nichollette Smith, Kirsten Vitrikas, Kelly Burns. Memorials to the church (10); or UNL Foundation for the C. Oscar and Hilda M. Johnson scholarship fund. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Amen - Joyce Kathleen, 90, Stuart, Fla., formerly Lincoln, died Saturday (5/19/2001). Native of Auckland, New Zealand. World War II war bride; came to United States in 1945; became citizen in 1951. Lived in Lincoln, 1953-1986. Active member: several local veterans groups, held offices at state and national level; local political organizations. Charter member, Nebraska Women for Highway Safety.
Survivors: daughter, Kathleen Amen Wazny, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; five grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, William H.; son, William J., all Lincoln.
Services: 7 p.m. Thursday (5/31/2001), Covenant Fellowship Baptist Church, Stuart. Memorials in lieu of flowers to church, 2880 SE Aster Lane, Stuart, FL 34994. Choice Funeral Home, Stuart.
Balk - Lucille L., 79, formerly Kearney, died Monday (5/21/2001) in Lincoln. Born, Ragan. Former employee: War Manpower Commission, Washington D.C.; Buffalo County ASCS office.
Survivors: son, James, Lincoln; daughters, Beverly Balk, Lincoln, Linda Bills, Maxwell, Iowa; sisters, Barbara Widick, Marilyn Randecker, both Farnam; eight grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. today, St. James Catholic Church, Kearney. Interment: 1 p.m. today, Prairie Home Cemetery, Holdrege. Memorials to the church, the Nebraska Polio Survivors Association or VFW Post 759 Honor Guard Fund. O'Brien-Straatmann-Apfel Funeral Home, Kearney.
Beaderman - Joseph F. Sr., 80, Palmyra, died Sunday (5/20/2001).
Memorial Services: 10:30 a.m. today, St. Leo's Catholic Church, Palmyra. Graveside Services: 2 p.m., Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 7441 O St., Suite 104, 68510; or the church, 330 W. Eighth St., Palmyra, NE 68418. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Berndt - Glen A., 93, Seward, died Monday (5/21/2001).
Services: 10:30 today, United Methodist Church, Seward. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Volzke Mortuary, Seward.
Bohaty - Emma M., 88, widow of Joseph, Seward, died Wednesday (5/23/2001). Member, First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Richard D. and Eleanor Bohaty, Seward; grandsons and wives, Richard A. and Ann, Kevin C. and Marilyn, Jeffrey A. and Janet, all Seward, Anthony and JoAnn, Grand Island; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Urban, Prague. Preceded in death by husband; parents, Frank and Clara (Pospichal) Barcel; brothers, Lemer Barcel, Richard Barcel; sisters, Helen Krenk, Olga Nesladek, Clara Ptacek.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, Seward. The Rev. Christine Conrath. Seward Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. today, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home. Family receiving friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m., funeral home, and one hour before services, church. Memorials to church.
Contreras - Benita, 71, Lincoln, died Tuesday (5/22/2001).
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Saturday, North American Martyrs Catholic Church, 1101 Isaac Drive. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.; one hour before services church. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials in care of family.
Gertz - Melvin A., 85, Bellevue, formerly Lincoln, died Wednesday (5/23/2001).
Survivors: wife, Marjorie; children, Richard, Bellevue, Barbara Jensen, Twin Falls, Idaho; two grandchildren; sister, Jeanette Hockert, Minneapolis.
Memorial service: 3 p.m. today, Kahler-Dolce Mortuary, Papillion. Memorials to Dr. Philip Bierman Cancer Research, Peggy D. Cowdery Patient Care Center, 987680 UNMC, Omaha 68198, or St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1144 M St., Lincoln (01).
Glasgow - Lacie K., 15, Lincoln, died Wednesday (5/23/2001). Born, Lincoln (7/30/1985) to Kirk and Valerie (Knobel). Student, Southeast High School. Member, Campus Life.
Survivors: mother; brother, Shane K., Lincoln; grandparents, Robert and Elaine, Decatur, Ala.; grandmother, special friend, Sharol Knobel and John Blair, Fairbury; stepfather, Theron Volkman, Lincoln; stepsisters, Heather Volkman, Minnesota, Kelly Diller, Beatrice, Stephanie Yudelson, Omaha; stepgrandmother, Lorraine Volkman, Norfolk; stepuncle, Aaron Volkman, Stanton; uncles, aunts, Kevin and Denise, Wilber, Kent and Cindy, Omaha, Karl and Susie, Florida, Brad and Jeana Knobel, Lincoln, Bruce and Maria-Louisa Knobel, Brian and Monica Knobel, all Beatrice; cousins; relatives; friends. Preceded in death by father; grandfather, Valjean A. Knobel.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, 13th and K streets. The Rev. Richard Terrell. Yankee Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 4-9 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to family with funeral home in charge.
Henningsen - Richard James, 82, Plattsmouth, died Friday (5/18/2001) in Lincoln.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Roby Funeral Home, Plattsmouth. Memorials to Plattsmouth Senior Citizens Nutrition Center.
Holtzclaw - Dr. Henry F. Jr., 79, Lincoln, died Thursday (5/24/2001).
Services pending. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Hutchinson - Louis B., 84, Lincoln, died Sunday (5/20/2001) in Olympia, Wash.
Mass: 10 a.m. today, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1420 K St. Burial: 1:30 p.m. today, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha. Pallbearers: Louis B. Hutchinson III, Thomas A. Hutchinson, Don Christensen, Homa Lee, Chris Hutchinson. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Jackson - Jean Lynette, 75, Lincoln, died Saturday (5/19/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Lakeview United Methodist Church, 300 Capital Beach Blvd. Memorials to the church. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Jatczak - Frank F. Jr., 70, Asheville, N.C., died Friday (5/18/2001).
Funeral Mass: 7 p.m. Monday, St. Barnabas Church, Arden, N.C. Interment: 12 p.m. Tuesday, WNC Veteran's Cemetery, Black Mountain, N.C. Visitation: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, church. Memorials in lieu of flowers to St. Barnabas Capital Fund, P.O. Box 38, Arden, N.C. 28704. Morris Funeral Home Arden Chapel, Arden. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jensen - Howard John, 77, Lincoln, died Wednesday (5/23/2001).
Survivors: wife, Vava; daughter, son-in-law, Jonora and Jesus Mejia, Arizona; sons, daughters-in-law, Derek and Mary, North Dakota, Jerrold and Lori, Lincoln; grandchildren, Sean, Dane and Trey Jensen, Valerie and Natasha Jensen, Noah and Micah Jones, Matthew Mejia; brother, Harold, Minnesota; sister, Elvina Jensen, Arizona. Preceded in death by parents; infant daughter.
Memorial Services: 3 p.m. Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Inurnment at later date, Lincoln Memorial Park. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to Hospice Care of Nebraska, 1600 S. 70th St., Suite 201, 68506.
Klein - Martha B., 94, Adams, died Tuesday (5/22/2001).
Corrected Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Allen and Marjorie Klein, Adams
Services: 10 a.m. today, Firth Reformed Church, Firth. Firth Cemetery. Memorials to Goldcrest Retirement Center, Adams, or Firth Reformed Church, Firth. Metcalf Funeral Home, Firth.
Little - David H., 76, Fremont, died Tuesday (5/22/2001). Born, Falls City. U.S. Navy World War II veteran. Territorial manager, Stormor Inc.
Survivors: wife, Edna; son, Herbert Lavigne, Omaha; daughters, Barbara Wedgeworth, Longview, Texas, Mary Stark, Omaha; brother, Ed, Falls City; sisters, Hazel Buckminster, Falls City, Lois Cromer, Lincoln; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews.
Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Fremont. Burial: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, St. Joseph Cemetery. Military graveside services by Fremont Honor Guard of VFW 854 and American Legion 20. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. today, Moser Memorial Chapel, Fremont. Visitation: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today, funeral home; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church new building fund.
Maddox - Carl, 90, Auburn, formerly Nemaha, died Thursday (5/24/2001) in Nemaha.
Survivors: brother, Richard, Auburn; nieces; nephews.
Graveside Services: 3 p.m. Saturday, Nemaha Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Casey-Witzenburg-Hall Funeral Chapel, Auburn.
Nobbman - Gary L., 62, Pleasant Dale, died Wednesday (5/23/2001) in Lincoln. Born, Lincoln (10/7/1938). Marine Corps, 1957-1960. Owner/operator, Shaw Construction since 1980; worked for Shaw Construction since 1961. Former employee, Goodyear (restored antique automobiles). Member: Pleasant Dale Methodist Church; Nifty Fifties Ford Car Club; Exterminators Car Club; Crown Victoria Association; Eastern Nebraska, Western Iowa Car Council; Good Guys; LICA; Pleasant Dale Fire Department (1965-1981). Mayor, Pleasant Dale. Village Board member, four years.
Survivors: wife, Judy; sons, daughters-in-law, Bradley Scott and Pamela, Lincoln, Michael Lane, Las Vegas; daughter, Michelle Ann Nobbman, Missouri Valley, Iowa; grandchildren, Sasha, Elliot, Hayden; brothers, sisters-in-law, Vic and Barb, Lascassas, Tenn., Dale and Gloriann, Pleasant Dale; aunt, Irma Kapke, Milford; uncle, Paul Shaw, Sidney; cousins; nephews; nieces. Preceded in death by parents, Harry and Mildred; grandparents; mother-in-law, Bessie Jewel.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. The Rev. Dr. Clarke Mundhenke. Pleasant Dale Cemetery. Military services by Fort Riley honor guard. Pallbearers: Roger Volstedt, Jim Helter, Dick Sullivan, Dale Gruntorad, Larry Shaw, Lumir Novak Jr. Honorary pallbearers: Nifty Fifties Ford Car Club members. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, with family from 7-9 p.m.; until services today. Memorials to family.
Olson - Arlene Salley, 74, Osmond, died Tuesday (5/22/2001). Born, Crofton. Cook manager, Osmond Public School.
Survivors: husband, Bertel; sons, Mike, Osmond, Jim, Fridley, Minn.; daughters, Pam Boshart, Janet Goracke, both Lincoln, Dianne Prochaska, Athol, Idaho, Debra Hightree, Decatur, Teresa Olson, Beth Nava, both Norfolk; sister, Shirley Chapman, Muskegon, Mich.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, United Methodist Church, Osmond. Woodlawn Cemetery, Wausa. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. today, Stonacek Memorial Chapel, Osmond.
Rerucha - Naomi, 79, Seward, died Thursday (5/24/2001). Born (5/3/1922). Past president, VFW 4755 Auxiliary.
Survivors: husband, Fred; stepchildren, spouses, Carolyn and Dale Yates, David City, Steve and Diana Rerucha, Olive Branch, Miss., Marcia Rerucha, Kearney, Debra and Jerry Pollak, Seward; eight stepgrandchildren; 10 stepgreat-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, John Bingham; parents, Thomas and Pearl (Imlay) Craige; brothers, Dick, Floyd and Howard Wait.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward. The Rev. Brad Zitek. Seward Cemetery. Visitation: 2-8:30 p.m. today, funeral home; one hour before services, funeral home. Memorials to donor's choice in care of family.