Lau - Linda, 95, Norfolk, died Tuesday (8/14/2001). Born, Norfolk. Employee, Arrow Stage Lines.
Survivors: sons, Glen, Lincoln, Ron, Lexington; daughters, Veryle Riggert, Galesburg, Ill., Carol Thompson, Storm Lake, Iowa, Judy Meyer, Milford; sister, Mrs. Clemens Weich, Norfolk; brother, Gerald Winter, Norfolk; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday, Grace Lutheran Church, Norfolk. Burial, Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.
Mann - William Thomas "Bill," 67, Lincoln, died Wednesday (8/15/2001). Born, Brownville, Tenn.
Survivors: wife, Birdie; sons, Arthur, Booneville, Mo., Michael, Kansas City, Mo., Barry, Lincoln, Rodney, Mobley, Mo.; daughters, Venessa Jackson, Norrita Mann, both Lincoln, Bridgette Mann, York; brothers, Herman Mann, St. Louis; sisters, Dorothy Holt, Centralia, Ill., LuHelven Boyin, Florissant, Mo.; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Wyuka Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. until services Monday at the funeral home. Family will greet friends 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Memorials in care of family. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.
Marchand - Bobbie, 54, formerly of Bellevue, died Wednesday (8/15/2001) at North Suburban Medical Center in Thorton, Colo.
Survivors: wife, Jean Marchand, Thorton, Colo.; 13 children; grandchildren; brothers; sisters.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Casey-Wittenburg-Hall Funeral Chapel, Auburn. Brock Layfete Cemetery, Brock. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. until services Saturday, all at funeral home. Casey-Wittenburg-Hall Funeral Chapel, Auburn.
McBeth - Donald Ray "Red" Sr., 73, Raytown, Mo., passed on to the Lord on Tuesday (8/14/2001). Born, Shelby (5/24/28). Red was a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, friend. Graduated, Lincoln High; achieved master electrician certificate through various technical trade schools. In 1951, Red and family moved to Raytown, Mo. Red spent his professional career with Comet Industries of Kansas City and retired a Vice President; continued with DST Winchester Center of Kansas City before retirement. Adult leader in the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 469, of Raytown, Mo., and the Tribe of Mic-Q-Say from 1973-80. Don believed in investing his time here in others. He spent a majority of time working in Masonic organizations. He was currently serving as Worthy Patron of the Eastgate Chapter No. 367 of Eastern Star. Member, Raytown Masonic Lodge; Scottish Rite; Ararat Shrine Temple; driver for the Shrine's Orthopedic Children's Hospital in St. Louis; supported the Shrine Circus. Don also volunteered his time and talents to the Red Cross, the Optimist Club, Camp Fire Girls, Job's Daughters Bethel No. 55, Cave Springs Association, Rice Tremonti House. He utilized his talents as a master wood worker to create furniture, clocks, and gifts for family and friends.
Survivors: wife, Florene; sisters, Arlene Johnson, Lincoln, Virginia Tipton, Tucson; brothers, sisters-in-law, Charles and Eleanor, Visalia, Calif., Lloyd and Donna, Santa Clara, Calif., James and Ruth, Fort Collins, Colo.; sister-in-law, Merry Carol Cartwright, Kansas City, Mo.; daughters, son-in-law, Pam and Mike Carpenter, Raytown, Mo., Margo McBeth, Kansas City, Mo.; son, daughter-in-law, Don Jr. and Jane, Greenwood, Mo.; grandchildren, Jennifer Carpenter, Jonathan Carpenter, both Independence, Mo., Matthew and Chante Carpenter, Kansas City, Mo., Bryan McBeth, Patrick McBeth, Kelsey McBeth, all Greenwood, Mo.; great-grandson, Dylan Carpenter, Kansas City; nieces; nephews; friends. Preceded in death by parents, E. Marguerite and Charles.
Services: 7 p.m. today, D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel, Raytown, Mo. Masonic services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the chapel, followed by funeral services and burial at Floral Hills Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. today, chapel. Contributions may be made to Shriner's Children Orthopedic Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel, Raytown, Mo.
McGuire - Marian I., 81, Lincoln, died Thursday (8/16/2001). Born, Perciville, Iowa, (4/18/20) to Charles and Sadie (Maines) Handy. Retired, Lawlor's Sporting Goods Store.
Survivors: husband, Ralph H.; son, Ralph, Friend; daughter, son-in-law, Dianna and Ed Johnson, Lincoln; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; six brothers; four sisters.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday; 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, funeral home. Memorials in care of the family.
McVay - Don, 75, Louisville, died Wednesday (8/15/2001). Born, Dunbar. Veteran, U.S. Navy, 1948-50. Retried foreman, Omaha Public Power District.
Survivors: wife, Margie; daughter-in-law, Loretta Bauers Kerchal, Tecumseh; granddaughter, Michelle Catterson, Bellevue; grandson, Stephen Bauers, Lincoln; two great-granddaughters.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Chapel, Louisville. Riverview Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to Nebraska Children's Home. Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Louisville.
Miller - Charles H., 83, Geneva, died Wednesday (8/5/2001). Born, Geneva.
Survivors: daughter, Patricia L. Jett, Medford, Ore.; sisters, Hazel Ewalt, Geneva, Marie Andrews, Lincoln, Joann Jackson, Cheyenne, Wyo., Suzann Koozer, Aurora; two grandchildren.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, United Church of Christ, Geneva. Geneva Public Cemetery. Visitation: beginning 1 p.m. Sunday, Farmer & Son Funeral Home, Geneva. Memorials to Heritage Crossings Nursing Home.
Miller - Lorraine Roma (Burt), 86, Saunders County and Fremont, died Saturday (8/11/2001) in Fremont. Born, Saunders County. Sold real estate with Century 21 and Coldwell-Banker. Former bookkeeper.
Survivors: husband, Roland; sons, Jerome, Lincoln, Ronald, Yutan; daughter, Sharon Sell, Lincoln; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, St. John's Lutheran Church, Yutan. Pleasant View Cemetery, near Leshara. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, with family 6-8 p.m., Ludvigsen Mortuary, Fremont. Prayer service: 7 p.m. today, mortuary. Memorials to the church, 68073.
Neal - Eugene E., 82, Tucson, Ariz., formerly Lincoln, died 8/9/01 of cancer.
Survivors: wife, Roberta; sons, William, Idaho, Thomas, Colorado, James, Lincoln; brothers, Richard, Kansas, Donald, Tucson. Preceded in death by son, Eugene "Joe"; two sisters; brother.
Information about Eugene or Roberta may be directed to his son, William Neal at 801 Bryden Ave., Lewiston, ID 83501. Desert Rose Cremation, Tucson.
Neal - Michael "Mike" Patrick, 49, Lincoln, died Monday (8/13/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 3-9 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. until services Monday, funeral home.
Olsen - Edward Nels, 93, Minden, died Tuesday (8/14/2001).
Services: 2 p.m. today, United Methodist Church, Minden. Layton Funeral Home, Minden.
Schmidt - Helen "Lucille," 92, Lincoln, died Sunday (8/12/2001). Born, McCook (10/14/08) to Thomas G. and Nellie B. (Runyan) Neill. Homemaker. Member, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Survivors: sons, daughter-in-law, Norman K., Anaheim, Calif., Stuart N. and Jean, Nashville, Tenn.; grandchildren, spouse, Daniel Schmidt, Ventura, Calif., Kristin Schmidt Russell and John G. Russell III, Salt Lake City, Utah; great-grandson, Kenneth "Graydon" Russell; great-granddaughter-to-be: "Rosebud"; sisters, Mildred Harsch, Viola Neill, both Lincoln, Martha Olmstead, Ogden, Utah. Preceded in death by husband, Kenneth (3/9/88); parents; brother, George Elmer "Nick" Neill.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. The Revs. Dr. Mark T. Hannemann and Jerry Troester. Sunrise Cemetery, Wahoo. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday until services, mortuary. Family will greet friends, 4-6 p.m. Sunday. Memorials to Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church Building Fund, 6345 Madison (07); or People's City Mission, 110 Q St. (08).
Shaad - Teresa C., 53, Eagle Lake, Eagle, died Tuesday (8/14/2001) in Kansas City, Kan.
Celebration of Life Services and open house at the deceased's residence, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 25. Memorials to Heartland Big Brothers/Big Sisters, or the Teresa Shaad Memorial Fund in care of the family. Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs, Kan.
Slezak - William F. Jr., 68, Milligan, died Tuesday (8/14/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Milligan Auditorium. Memorials to family. Farmer & Son Funeral Home-Kotas Chapel, Milligan.
Spier - Marie Eichenberger, 99, Pawnee City, widow of Ferdinand, died Wednesday (8/15/2001). Born near Burchard. Homemaker.
Survivors: daughter, Carol Mae Kean, Dawson; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Hermine Kettelhake, Steinauer; nieces; nephews.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Salem United Church of Christ, one mile north and one mile west of Steinauer. Salem Cemetery, south of the church. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. today, Wherry Brothers Mortuary, Pawnee City.
Vorhees - Charles L., 52, Lincoln, died Saturday (8/11/2001) in Kimberling City, Mo.
Memorial Services: 1 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Weber - JoAnn K., 72, Friend, died Wednesday (8/15/2001). Born, rural Cordova (7/10/29). Graduate, Cordova High School, 1946. Attended Grand View College, Des Moines, Iowa. Member, United Methodist Church, Friend American Legion Auxiliary, Bizzie Lizzie's club.
Survivors: husband, Donald; son, daughter-in-law, Dennis and Diane Weber, Friend; daughters, sons-in-law, Karma and Ron Magnuson, Carroll, Teri and Randy Bruscher, Tea, S.D.; sisters, brother-in-law, Donna and Gaylord Petersen, Cordova, Carla Moore, Friend; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nieces; nephews. Preceded in death by parents, brother-in-law, Jim Moore.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, United Methodist Church, Friend. The Rev. Patricia A. Kelley. Private family burial, Andrew Cemetery. Cremation. No visitation. Book available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Lauber-Moore Funeral Home. Memorials to United Methodist Church or Friend Manor. Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Friend.
Weyhrauch - Dr. William R., Lincoln, died Wednesday (8/15/2001). Born, Long Prairie, Minn., to Arthur W. and Mildred (Schleppegrell) Weyhrauch. Retired surgeon. Graduate, Wadena High School, Wadena, Minn. Served, U.S. Air Force, WWII. Graduate, Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.; University of Minnesota Medical School. Internship, St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago. Surgery residency, Minneapolis, VA Hospital. Medical honors, Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary; American College of Surgeons Fellow; Phi Rho Sigma medical fraternity. General surgery practice with Olmsted Medical Group, Rochester, Minn. (1956-61); Lincoln Clinic, Lincoln (1961-87). Staff member at all Lincoln hospitals. Retired and became medical director with Centeon Plasma Center. Sertoma life member; Torch Club. Boy Scouts of America life member. Co-founder, Capitol City Swimming and Diving League. NE School Activities Association, Outstanding Service Award in Diving; Weyhrauch Award Honor in Diving and Academic Excellence, University of Nebraska.
Survivors: wife, Janet; daughters, son-in-law, Victoria W. Hurd, Lincoln, Mary W. Hunt, Charlotte, N.C., Liz Shea-McCoy and Dr. Michael McCoy, Lincoln; son, W. David, Topeka, Kan.; sons, daughters-in-law, Bruce B. and LuAnn Bailey, Juneau, Alaska, Thomas A. and Roxane Lebsack, Gig Harbor, Wash., James W. and Amy Hillenbrand, Sante Fe, N.M.; 20 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; twin brother, Dr. Robert, Waterloo, Iowa. Preceded in death by brother Richard.
Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, First-Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D St. The Rev. Dr. Otis E. Young. No visitation. Cremation. Honorary pallbearers: Dr. Arthur Annin, Dr. John Bengtson, Dr. M.J. Epp, Dr. William Nye, Edward Copple, Gordon Pauley, Dr. R.F. Statton, Dr. Joseph Stitcher, Dr. Michael McCoy. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Dr. William Weyhrauch Scholarship Fund, c/o Lincoln Public Schools Foundation, Box 82889 (01); or University of Minnesota Medical Foundation in Surgical Advancement in memory of Dr. William R. Weyhrauch, P.O. Box 64001, St. Paul, Minn. (55164-0001).
Young - Goldie M., Lincoln, widow of Matt, died Tuesday (8/14/2001).
Services: 2:30 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Visitation: today until services, mortuary. Pallbearers: Mike Sickels, Terry Sickels, Rod Kieborz, Shane Kieborz, Lance Kieborz, Greg Summers. Honorary pallbearers: Karl Bitschenauer, Michael Chapman, Christopher Chapman, Scott Sickels, Dale Sickels, Richard Sickels. Memorials to Lancaster Manor, 1001 South St. (02).
Alesio - Mary A., 83, Lincoln, died Saturday (8/18/2001).
Memorial Mass: 2 p.m. today, St. Teresa's Catholic Church, 735 S. 36th St. No viewing. Memorials to provide prescription medications for the needy, c/o Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department, "Grapevine Project," Attn: Ms. Pat Lopez, 3140 N St., Lincoln (68510). Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Aller - Esther Y., 91, Beatrice, widow of Carl, died 5/25/01. Born, Beatrice.
Survivors: daughter, Nancy Dillon, Sioux Falls, S.D.; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sister, Ruth Kreuger, Evansville, Ind.; nieces; nephews.
Memorial Services: 4 p.m. Friday, Griffiths-Hovendick Mortuary, Beatrice. Private family burial: Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice. No viewing. Register book: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; until services Friday, mortuary, Beatrice. Memorials to Beatrice Educational Foundation, care of funeral home.
Burke - Jonnie Lynn, 50, Beach City, Texas, died 8/13/01. Born, Crete (12/11/50), to John and Andrea "Ruth" Badousek. Attended Crete Public School, Methodist Church. Moved to Texas where she married James P. Burke.
She will be deeply missed by her husband of 20 years, James, and her children, Jerry Hessheimer, Roland Church III and wife Christine, and Ashley Burke, and other Survivors: sisters, brothers-in-law, Kay and John Reisinger, Francine and Richard Carter, Theresa and Wayne Egger, Sally and Greg Turner, Janet and Bill Crocker, Lori and Norm Harris; brothers, sisters-in-law, Richard Badousek, Louis and Marjorie Badousek; grandchildren, Buddy and Johnny; numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends. Preceded in death by parents.
Services were 8/16/01 in Baytown, Texas. Condolences and memorials to family, care of James P. Burke, 7926 Ocean Drive, Baytown, TX 77520.
Carlson - George Walter, 90, York, died Sunday (8/19/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, York. Memorials to Lions Eye Bank or care of family. Visitation: today, Metz Mortuary, York.
Clouse - Edith P., 90, Friend, died Monday (8/20/2001).
Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, United Church of Christ, Friend. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Friend; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church or Warren Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Dau - Naomi M., 94, Wahoo, widow of Otto, died Tuesday (8/21/2001). Born, Wann. Former clerk, Yutan Post Office. Employee, former Fairview Cafe, Wahoo. Member, First Congregational Church.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, John R. "Jack" and Bonnie, Wahoo, James "Jim" and Nell, Carson, Calif., William "Bill" and Phyllis, Sacramento, Calif.; daughter, son-in-law, Mary Lou and Robert Harnden, Manteca, Calif.; sister, Velma Moffitt, Auburn; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren; two stepgreat-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: husband; daughter, Beverly Baker; grandson, Robert J. Dau; stepgrandson, Timothy Garnett; six brothers.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, First Congregational Church, Wahoo. The Rev. Todd Storm. Hollst Lawn Cemetery, Yutan. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. Thursday, Svoboda Funeral Home, Wahoo; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church or Haven House Nursing Home, Wahoo.
Fricke - Louis L., 77, Lincoln, died Thursday (8/16/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. today, American Lutheran Church, 4200 Vine St. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to: Tabitha Hospice, 4720 Randolph St. (68510); or church (68503). Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Haggart - Mary Lou, 67, Clearwater, died Monday (8/20/2001) in Neligh. Born, Sioux City, Iowa. Taught music in public schools in Juniata, Roseland, Creighton and Clearwater. Appointed to two terms on Professional Practices Commission, by then-Gov. Charles Thone.
Survivors: husband, E. James; daughters, Karen Haggart, Grand Island, Linda Lofgren, Sara Thorson, both Lincoln; four grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Clearwater United Methodist Church. Burial: 4 p.m. Friday, Grand Island Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Huffman's Snider Chapel, Clearwater. Memorials to Summerland Golf Course or Golden Tones Scholarship Fund.
Hammer - Jacob, 83, Lincoln, died Sunday (8/19/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. Thursday until services, funeral home. Pallbearers: Tim Hammer, Bob Hammer, Christopher Hammer, Harlow Todd, John Schuelke, Glen Swanson. Honorary pallbearers: Tammy Schaefer, Jennifer Hammer, Bill Schuelke, Dan Schuelke, Calvin Todd, Marvin Almy, Michael Smith, LeRoy Hammer. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Milder Manor or American Cancer Society.