Ronan - Pearl H., 103, Crete, died Sunday (12/23/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Visitation: beginning 1 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home.
Ruth - Mabel A., 91, Lincoln, formerly Greenfield, Iowa, died Thursday (12/20/2001).
Private family memorial service. No visitation, cremation. Memorials in care of the family. Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.
Sanchez - Adon Benjamin, 22, Walton, died Friday (12/21/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. No visitation. Memorials to the family.
Sieck - June, 80, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001). Born (6/11/21).
Services pending. Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.
Steward - Lois, 84, Lincoln, formerly Pampa, Texas, died Sunday (12/23/2001).
Services pending in Pampa with Carmichael Whatley Funeral Home. Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.
Sutton - John J. "Jack," 65, Lincoln, died Sunday (12/23/2001).
Corrected Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Margaret J. and John Keeler, Lincoln.
Memorial Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Roper and Sons Chapel, 4300 O St. No visitation. Cremation. Memorials to the family.
Svoboda - George J., 81, David City, widower of Alice, died Monday (12/24/2001). Born, Brainard, (4/19/1920). Road maintenance for Butler County. Member: American Legion, David City; Rising City Fire Department; Sacred Heart Church, Shelby. World War II Army veteran.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Larry and Hanziem, Surprise; daughter, son-in-law, Carol and Ray Harris, Yankton, S.D.; brothers, sisters-in-law, Louis and Gracie, Lincoln, Leon and Sue, York; sisters, brothers-in-law, Georgia and Smitty Smith, Lincoln, Marcy and Emil Zima, Schuyler; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; wife (12/17/1995); son, Gary Svoboda.
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Thursday, Sacred Heart Church, Shelby. Father Val Bartek. Sacred Heart Cemetery. Military graveside service, Sacred Heart Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. today, Knott Funeral Home, David City. Visitation: 2 p.m. today until rosary, funeral home.
Urzedowski - Dorothy, 81, Lincoln, widow of Frank Sr., died Monday (12/24/2001). Born, Chicago.
Survivors: son, Frank Jr.; grandchildren, John and James Urzedowski and Debra Kakac; four great-grandchildren.
Private family services. Cremation, no visitation. Memorials to Tabitha.
Utecht - Ronald Dean, 67, Superior, died Monday (12/24/2001). Born, McCook. Cattle buyer, Iowa Beef Packers.
Survivors: wife, Julia; sons, Mike, Pat, both Superior; daughter, Rhonda Mallam, North Platte; six grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior. Evergreen Cemetery, Superior. Visitation: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. today, funeral home. Rosary: 7 p.m. today, funeral home.
Allen - Elsie Adrian "Edye," 62, Wilber, died Dec. 18. Born, Philadelphia (7/18/1939). She will be missed and always cherished by all who knew and loved her.
Preceded in death by faithful companions Daisy, Winston, Lily; family and friends.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Luke United Methodist Church, 1621 Superior St.
Boline Nelson - Verla V., 84, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001). Born, Odell. Food service manager. Sunday school teacher. Memberships: Second Baptist Church; American Baptist Women, officer.
Survivors: daughters, sons-in-law, Billie and Ray Leavitt, Lincoln, Judy and Kenny Owens, Durango, Calif.; son, daughter-in-law, Dick Boline and Kathy Owen, Omaha; stepdaughters, spouses, Dodie and Tad Eickman, Wilber, Caryl and Nick Petra, Columbia City, Ind.; stepsons, spouses Merrill and Joanne Nelson, Napolean, Ohio, Dean and Helen Nelson, Herndon, Va.; sister, brother-in-law, Sara Mae and Bob Meruna, Laguna Hills, Calif.; seven grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husbands, Earl D. Boline and Vincent Nelson; sister Irma Baker; brothers Orville and David Van Hook.
Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. The Rev. James Cummings. Wyuka Cemetery. Pallbearers: Mike Leavitt, Mark Leavitt, Jeff Simon, Doug New, Craig Boline, Matt Eickman. Honorary pallbearers: Lewis Baker, Kameron Simon, Paul Fitzwater. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday until service time, mortuary. Memorials to the American Cancer Society, Tabitha Hospice or Second Baptist Church.
Bomberger - Delmar E. "Dale," 80, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001) in McAllen, Texas. Born, Vesta (10/15/1901) to Wilmer and Elsie (Williams) Bomberger. Retired, self-employed construction and real estate. Member, Havelock United Methodist Church, Hallam American Legion Post 294, Lincoln Magic Club, Sky Knights. Attended University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Survivors: wife, Helen; sons, daughters-in-law, Delmar E. Jr. and Linda, North Platte, Michael F. and Linda, Lincoln, Brian D., Mount Pleasant, Iowa; daughters, son-in-law, Barbara Brown and Jerry Helgoth, Lincoln, Carol L. Fine, St. Paul, Minn.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, brother-in-law, Norma and Don Schaufelberger, Columbus; sister-in-law, Phyllis Bomberger, Raymond; nieces, nephews. Preceded in death by first wife, Dorothy Zimmer; parents; brothers, Donald and Robert; sister, Esther.
Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Wyuka Cemetery. Military graveside rites by Hallam Legion Post 294. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday until services Saturday, funeral home.
Brewer - Byron "Butch" B., 57, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001). Born, Omaha (10/29/1944). Truck driver, 30 years. Alcoholics Anonymous member and sponsor. Volunteer, Independence Center.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, Steve and Shannon Addleman, Tom and Chris Eloge, all of Lincoln, Rony (Byron) Brewer, Texas; daughters, son-in-law, BilliJo and James Jacobsen, Kathy Brewer, all of Lincoln; sisters, brothers-in-law, Carol and Bruce Bedsole, Joyce and Art Lenz, all of Alabama; grandchildren, Jeremy, Stephanie, Payton, Jordan, Cassie, Elizabeth, Joshua, Mason; special friend, Joyce Brewer, Lincoln; nieces and nephews; cousins; stepbrothers and families.
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, The Meeting Place, 28th and S streets. Wyuka Cemetery. Visitation: noon-8 p.m. Thursday, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.; one hour prior to service, The Meeting Place. Memorials to the Independent Center. Pallbearers: Stevie Ray, Bill Thosan, Ron Switzer, Richard Beenblossom, Tracey Gillin, Steve Addleman. Honorary pallbearers: Steve Roper, Dick Kay, Rick Corrado, Tom Eloge, Bill Lawyer.
Bridgewater - Harriett Ann, 85, Brownville, died Wednesday (12/26/2001) in Auburn.
Survivors: son, Gene, Brownville; daughter, Joyce Dunn, Brownville; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Casey-Witzenburg-Hall Funeral Chapel, Auburn. Walnut Grove Cemetery, Brownville. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral home.
Danahay - James P., 70, Lincoln, died Saturday (12/22/2001).
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1940 S. 77th St. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Catholic Social Services or St. Leo's Catholic Church, Palmyra. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Dudek - Mary Louise, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001).
Celebration of life: Monday, St. David's Episcopal Church, 8800 Holdrege, with requiem at 1:30 p.m. and sharing of memories at 2:30 p.m., parish hall. Requiem eucharist: 1:30 p.m., 1/4/02, St. Mark's, Hastings. Memorials in lieu of flowers to church or family.
Erxleben - Helen K., 99, Wichita, Kan., formerly Seward, widow of Arnold, died Saturday (12/22/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, St. John Lutheran Church, Seward. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Volzke Mortuary, Seward. Memorials to Concordia University.
Forke - Beverly Jean (Ramsey), 72, Beatrice, died Tuesday (12/25/2001) in Lincoln. Born, Runge, Texas. Retired, American Legion Club.
Survivors: husband, Harold; daughter, Dianne Springer, Beatrice; son, Chief Petty Officer Donald Forke, Dalzell, S.C.; sisters, Mavis Barton, Coventry, R.I., Pauline Stohs, Beatrice; four grandchildren; 10 nieces and nephews; numerous greatnieces and nephews; several great-greatnieces and nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Beatrice. Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. today, Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice; one hour before services, church. Memorials to family's choice with Wilbur and Bonnie Oestreich in charge.
Geis - Edith M., 94, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. today, Cathedral of The Risen Christ. Memorials to Julie Geis University of Nebraska Softball Scholarship Fund. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Hollst - Glenn H., 83, Yutan, died Monday (12/24/2001) in Wahoo.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. John's Lutheran Church, Yutan. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. today, Pruss Funeral Home, Wahoo. Memorials to Hollst Lawn Cemetery Association.
Howard - Wayne, 79, Greenwood, died Wednesday (12/26/2001) in Omaha.
Services pending, Marcy Mortuary, Ashland.
Knopp - Phyllis L., 69, Lincoln, died Sunday (12/23/2001).
Services: 1:30 p.m. today, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to the family, in lieu of flowers.
Kugler - Gertrude C. (Gamble), 93, Lincoln, formerly of Fremont, widow of William, died Monday (12/24/2001). Born, Omaha.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Marlene and Carl Bohlmeyer, Lincoln; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, Moser Memorial Chapel, Fremont. Memorial Cemetery, Fremont. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, funeral home. Memorials to American Heart Association.
Louch - Donald, 62, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001). Born, Stratton (10/20/39) to Edward and Gladys (Wilkens). Graduate: Max High School; McCook Junior College; University of Nebraska. Schoolteacher, Elliot Elementary, one year. Retired business consultant, Goodyear, 36 years. Member, Moose Lodge.
Survivors: wife, Marilynn Louch, Lincoln; son, Kelly, Lincoln; granddaughter, Sara Louch, Lincoln; brother, sister-in-law, Ron and Mary McKnight, Gaithersburg, Md.; nieces and nephews; cousins. Preceded in death by son, Kent Brian; brother, Edward Jr.; parents; parents-in-law, Sam and Marie McKnight.
Services: 9 a.m. Friday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. The Rev. Michael McMurtry. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: beginning 2 p.m. today, family greeting friends from 7-8:30 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to family. Condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org
Lutjemeyer - Albert H., 89, Mesa, Ariz., died Saturday (12/22/2001). Born, Syracuse (5/14/1912) to Fred and Maggie (Bose) Lutjemeyer. Farmed near Lorton, Dunbar, Syracuse. Employee, University of Nebraska, ag experiment station.
Survivors: daughter-in-law, Cathy Lutjemeyer, Phoenix, Ariz.; granddaughter, Jessica Lutjemeyer, Phoenix; sisters-in-law, Fern Lutjemeyer, Plattsmouth, Eileen Borchers, Bennington; nieces, nephews; cousins. Preceded in death by wife, Edna; son, Kurt; parents; brothers, Herman, Harvey; sister, Anna Folken.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Christ Lutheran Church (Delaware), rural Syracuse. Pastor William Dressen. Church cemetery. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials in lieu of flowers to hospice care of choice or donor's favorite charity. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Lux - Augusta M., 98, Lincoln, widow of Elton, died Sunday (12/23/2001). Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, 2723 N. 50th St. (04). Visitation: today until 9 p.m., with family 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services Friday, church. Memorials to the church; the Garden Club of Lincoln, 1810 E. Bermuda Drive (06); or Gateway Manor Foundation, 225 N. 56th St. (04).
Matejka - William "Bill," 88, Crete, died Monday (12/24/2001). Services: 2 p.m. today, Farmer & Son Funeral Home-Kotas Chapel, Milligan. Visitation: today, funeral home. Memorials in care of family.
Mayel - Sharifa A., 75, Lincoln, died Tuesday (12/25/2001). Born, Haret, Afghan (1/1/1926).
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, Meer T. and Susan, San Francisco, Meer M. and Mary, Los Angeles, Najib and Frtama, Iran; daughters, sons-in-law, Najiba and Dr. Aktar Niazi, Lincoln, Nafisa and Hayder Meskenyar, Australia, Ashrata and Zafat Amada, London; 16 grandchildren.
Graveside service: noon today, Evergreen Cemetery, Omaha. Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.
Milliken - Donna Jean, 55, Mead, widow of Keith Sr., died Tuesday (12/25/2001). Born, Verdel. Homemaker, also worked for Premier Building Systems, Mead.
Survivors: sons, Kevin, Keith, both of Wahoo, Tim, Tom, both of Omaha, Terry, Elkhorn; daughter, Julie Trent; brothers, Richard Tweedy, Omaha, Kenny Tweedy, Mead, Harold Tweedy, Lashara; sisters, Sharon Kaiser, Ceresco, Darlene Lacroix, Yankton, S.D., Delores Lacroix, Crofton; 12 grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday, Mead Covenant Church. Morningside Cemetery, Mead. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. Friday, Pruss Funeral Home, Wahoo.
Nyhoff - Gerald E. "Jerry," 77, Lincoln, died Tuesday (12/25/2001) after a lengthy bout with cancer. Born, Prairie View, Kan. (3/2/1924) to John and Maggie Nyhoff. Served, U.S. Army, World War II. Life member, VFW Post 3606; Military Order of the Cootie Chuckhole No. 4. Employed, Singer Boys Auto Parts, 45 years.
Survivors: wife, Margaret, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Virginia Catlett, Illinois, and Gerald Catlett, Nebraska Veterans Home, Omaha; sons, daughters-in-law, Charles and Cheryl, Thomas and Deb, all of Martell, Darrell and Carol, Hickman; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, sisters-in-law, Loyal and Joy, Ronald and Pat, all of Lincoln; sister-in-law, Judy Nyhoff, Lincoln; sisters, Margie Blessing, Lincoln, Gladys Smillie, Malcolm; nieces, nephews, many friends. Preceded in death by son, Brian; parents; sister, Julia Greenwood; brothers, Virgil, Eldon.
Graveside Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Fairview Cemetery (meet at the cemetery, 84th and Adams streets). Pastor Dan Cate. Cremation. No visitation. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to the family.