Olsen - Homer E., 85, Lincoln, died Monday (1/21/2002).
Services: 1 p.m. today, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Visitation: until services, mortuary. Memorials to First Presbyterian Church, Wahoo; Tabitha Hospice, 4720 Randolph St. Condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roland - Herbert "Dale," 77, Seneca, Kan., died Wednesday (1/23/2002). Born near Cortland. Farmer and stockman, Southeast Nebraska; retired as Nemaha County noxious weed director and emergency preparedness coordinator; EMT. Served in Army.
Survivors: wife, Evelyn; daughter, Carol Sloan, Topeka, Kan.; sons, Dan, Edwards, Colo., Ken, Sabetha, Kan., David, Seneca; brothers, Gene, South Pasadena, Fla., Max, Gretna; sister, LeNora Linsenmeyer, Wymore, Ruth Chisolm, Denver; 10 granddaughters; two grandsons; three great-granddaughters; great-grandson.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Popkess Mortuary, Seneca. Seneca Cemetery. Family visitation: 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday, mortuary. Memorials to Seneca EMTs, or donor's choice, in care of the mortuary.
Schleiger - Conrad, 85, Lincoln, died Friday (1/25/2002). Employed in retail sales; manager and buyer, Gold's Department Store, 37 years; manager, Lincoln Army Western Store, until retirement. Veteran, World War II, Navy; served, Naval Armed Guard. Member, Immanuel Church, past church deacon and board member; American Legion Post 3; VFW Post 131, life member.
Survivors: wife, Mollie; son, daughter-in-law, Ronald and Susanne, Lincoln; daughters, sons-in-law, Janet and Robert Wunder, Lincoln, Judy and Gary Minzel, Denton; grandson, spouse, Jeffrey and Wendy Wunder; granddaughters, Heather and Shelley Minzel; grandson, Sean Minzel; stepgreat-grandchild, Natalie Zikmund. Preceded in death by parents, John and Katherine (Wolfe); two sisters; five brothers.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. The Rev. Bill Cochran. Wyuka Cemetery. Military services by American Legion Post 3. Pallbearers: Robert Wunder, Jeff Wunder, Gary Minzel, Sean Minzel, Dennis Hegel, Richard Hegel. Visitation: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, funeral home. Memorials to Hospice of Nebraska.
Sittner - Wilhelmina, 93, Crete, formerly of Lincoln, died Tuesday (1/22/2002).
Services: 11 a.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Visitation: closed casket, today until service, mortuary. Memorials to Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 8300 East Pointe Road, Lincoln 68506.
Story - Charles H. "Chick," 82, Lincoln, died Wednesday (1/23/2002). Born, Waverly (1/7/20) to Henry and Mattie (Fowler). Retired 1983, shop supervisor, LT&T Co., 27 years. Member: Havelock United Methodist Church; American Legion Post 3; Lancaster Lodge 54, A.F.&A.M.; Frank H. Woods Telephone Pioneers Association. World War II Army veteran. Avid bowler, many leagues.
Survivors: daughters, sons-in-law, Diana and Tom McNeil, Nancy Worley, Bobbie and Tom Schommer, Patty and Conrad Mueller, Katy and Jim Cummins, all Lincoln; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, sister-in-law, Jim and Maxine, Missouri; sisters, brothers-in-law, Elma Hartshorn, Avis Smith, both Lincoln; Gwen and Dale Wisby, Kansas; sister-in-law, Geneva Farrell, Moreno Valley, Calif.; special friend, De Staberg and family, Lincoln; nieces and nephews; many friends. Preceded in death by wife, Dorothy J.; parents; brother, John; sisters, Colleen, Wilma, Inez.
Services: 9 a.m. Monday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. The Rev. Kerry O'Bryant. Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers: Rick Fisher, Robb Fisher, Ryan Worley, Brett Schommer, Ross Mueller, Jeff Pappas. Honorary pallbearers: Tracey Pappas, Heather Schommer, Lisa Schommer, Stacey Lemon, Kelsey Worley, Mary Fisher, Jeni Fisher, MaKayla Fisher, Charles Fisher, Angelica Fisher, Brody Pappas, Mason Pappas, Sydney Fisher. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday until service time, funeral home. Family will greet friends, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Memorials to Capital Humane Society, 2320 Park Blvd., Lincoln 68502.
Walker - Frances Anna Meyer, 95, Mount Horeb, Wisc., widow of Thomas, died Thursday (1/24/2002).
Survivors: daughters, Doris J. Barnes, Madison, Wisc., Barbara C. Siebenmann, Oxon Hill, Md.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
Services will take place at Kallas Funeral Home, Oxon Hill. Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Memorials to Ingleside Nursing Home, 407 N. Eighth St., Mount Horeb, WI 53572. Joyce-Ryan Funeral Home, Madison.
Weaver - Grace Irene, 81, Lincoln, died Friday (1/25/2002).
Services pending, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Witulski - Dennis J., 33, Omaha, formerly of Lincoln, died Friday (1/25/2002) in Omaha.
Survivors: parents, Bernard and Ruth Witulski, Gretna; sisters, Debra Witulski, Beatrice, Cathy Linder, South Bend; brothers, Michael, David, both of Omaha, Steve, Morrison, Colo.; fiancee, Chrystal Martens, Omaha; nieces, nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Gretna. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Gretna. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday, church. Visitation: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Kahler-Dolce Mortuary, Papillion; 6-8 p.m. Sunday, church. Memorials to New Hearts Transplant Support Group or St. Patrick's Church building fund.
Wollenburg - Leora A., 69, Beatrice, died Thursday (1/24/2002). Born, near Plymouth. Teacher, worked at nursing home in Lincoln 1975-83, retired from the Nebraska State Department of Teacher Certification, then was a part-time greeter, Sam's Club, Lincoln.
Survivors: brothers, Walter Wollenburg, Beatrice, Herb Wollenburg, Odell; aunt, Paula Bergmeier, Plymouth; three nieces; two nephews.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Monday, Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Beatrice. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. today and Sunday, Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice; one hour before services, church. Memorials to family's choice with mortuary in charge.
Aguirre - Anthony Daniel, 21, Lincoln, formerly of Atkinson, died Tuesday (1/29/2002). Born, Lincoln. Appliance salesman.
Survivors: mother, Cathy and husband, Rob Deitemeyer, Lincoln; sister, Jennifer Aguirre, Atkinson; brother, Joshua Aguirre, Bartlesville, Okla., grandparents, Ray and Darla Elsbury, Atkinson; aunts and uncles; cousins; friends.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Atkinson. Church cemetery. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. today, Seger Funeral Home, Atkinson.
Becker-Schmidt - Goldie, 81, Beatrice, died Tuesday (1/29/2002). Born, Pickrell (9/29/20).
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, Richard and Patti Becker, Wilber, Roger and Joyce Becker, Plymouth; daughter, son-in-law, Radene and Richard Becker-Filbert, Kansas City, Mo.; grandsons, spouses, Dr. Mark and Betsy Becker, Omaha, Dr. Matt and Andrea Becker, Lincoln; granddaughter, Jennifer Becker, Plymouth; brothers, sisters-in-law, Harold and Mae Hansel, Yakima, Wash., Fred Jr. and Betty Hansel, Lincoln, Earl and Delores Hansel, San Diego; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by first husband, Allen "Pete" Becker; second husband, Ray Schmidt; parents, Fred and Emma (Hertlein) Hansel; brother, Harlan Hansel; sister, Gladys Sack; three sisters-in-law, Electa, Carmen and Lois Hansel; brother-in-law, Chester Sack.
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Beatrice. Pastor Don Legacie. Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice. Family prayer service: 1:45 p.m., church. Visitation: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. today; 8-11 a.m. Friday, Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice; one hour before services, church.
Blohn - James G., 74, Omaha, died Tuesday (1/29/2002).
Services: 10 a.m. today, Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home, 5701 Center St., Omaha. Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park, Omaha.
Brown - Wanda W., 90, Baytown, Texas, formerly of Fairmont, widow of Haldean, died Jan. 21, 2002. Born, Tucumcari, N.M.
Survivors: nieces and nephews.
Graveside Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Fairmont Public Cemetery. No public visitation. Farmer and Son Funeral Homes.
Caldwell - Ivan C., 93, Lincoln, died Saturday (1/26/2002).
Memorial service: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Eastmont Towers, 6315 O St. Graveside Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Lincoln Memorial Park. Meet at 10:30 a.m., Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation with family greeting friends: 6-8 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to Vine Congregational Church, Eastmont Towers, Saint Elizabeth Hospice or donor's choice.
Cheney - Wendell P., 93, McCook, widower of Donna (Warner), died Monday (1/28/2002). Born, Stockville. Retired county judge for 14th Judicial District. Past president, Nebraska County Judges Association. Army veteran, World War II.
Survivors: stepgranddaughter, Janelle R. Garton, Milford; two stepgrandsons; nieces, Patricia A. Evans, Lincoln, Calif., Carol J. Lashley, McCook, Linda Cheney, North Glenn, Colo.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, First Congregational Church, McCook. Memorial Park Cemetery, McCook. Hermann Funeral Home, McCook.
Coffman - Ivan C., 66, Lincoln, died Saturday (1/26/2002).
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St Visitation: noon-8 p.m. today, with family, 6-8 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to family's choice.
Dennis - Doris I., 75, Lincoln, died Saturday (1/26/2002). Born, Rosalie (6/12/26).
Services: 1 p.m. today, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 8001 Holdrege St. Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.
Densberger - Donald L., 54, Lincoln, died Wednesday (1/29/2002). Born, Lincoln (5/24/47) to LaVern and Dora (Powell) Densberger. Owner, D & D Office Cleaning. Worked at Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department. Graduate, Northeast High School, 1966. U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Vietnam War; received Purple Heart.
Survivors: daughters, sons-in-law, Cindy and Richard Heiser, Eagle, Annalee and James Hassenplug, Lincoln; granddaughter, Jade Hassenplug; sisters, Kay Waline, Lincoln, Reta Wahl, Clarksville, Ark.; mother, Lincoln; nieces and nephews; close friends, Becky and Jerry Borrel, Lincoln. Preceded in death by wife, Dorisann; father; brother, Glen.
Service: 1 p.m. Friday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Pastor Rod Thelander. Wyuka Cemetery. Military graveside rites conducted by Fort Riley honor guard, Fort Riley, Kan. Pallbearers: Fort Riley honor guard. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday until service, mortuary. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the family.
Dorr - Evelyn, 88, Crete, died Saturday (1/26/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, United Church of Christ First Congregational, Crete. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the Evelyn and Kristy Dorr Scholarship Fund, Doane College. Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete.
Epley - Beulah Theresa Bertha (Wissler) Scheidegger, 90, Pawnee City, died Monday (1/28/2002). Born, DuBois. Homemaker.
Survivors: daughter, Nadine Moser, Pawnee City; son, Sam Scheidegger, Columbus; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brothers, George Wissler, Dale Wissler, Pawnee City; sister, Lucille Hartman, Pawnee City; stepchildren, Eunice Parrish, Tecumseh, Eldon Epley, Litchfield, Evelyne Gaggienna, Omaha, Erwin Epley, Woodward, Iowa, Elnore Ortiz, Waverly; 20 stepgrandchildren; 23 stepgreat-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; friends. Preceded in death by first husband, William Leo Scheidegger; second husband, Charles Epley.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Pawnee City. Pawnee Cemetery. Memorials to the family's choice. Wherry Brothers Mortuary.
Franson - Irene E., 77, Seattle, formerly Lincoln, widow of Frank, died Jan. 12, 2002. Born, Fenton, Iowa, to Bertel G. and Blanche (Olsen) Berkeland. Member, Lakeview Free Methodist Church, Seattle. Past matron, Electra Chapter OES. Past president, Social Order of the Beauceant Ameranth.
Survivors: daughter, Linda Woodard, Denver; sons, James P., Bruce R. both Lincoln; sisters Doris Kienholz, Mount Vernon, Wash., Iola Kalvig, Des Moines, Iowa; brothers, Robert Berkeland, St. Paul, Minn., Harold Berkeland, Fairmont, Minn., Marvyn Berkeland, Burlington, Wash.; eight grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; husband; daughter.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Private inurnment, Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials to transportation fund, Lakeview Free Methodist Church, 9412 15th Ave., Seattle, WA 98115.
Haberman - Esther, 88, York, widow of Herman, died Wednesday (1/30/2002). Born, Lincoln. With husband, owned and operated Esther's Restaurant, York.
Survivors: son, Duane, Denver; daughters, Cynthia Thompson, Denver, Janet Bergin, Florissant, Colo., four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Katherine Wilcox, Lincoln.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, York. Greenwood Cemetery, York. Visitation: begins 1 p.m. today, Metz Mortuary, York. Memorials to the church stained-glass fund.
Hans - Lyle C., 90, Lincoln, died Monday (1/28/2002).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Friday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to Lincoln Community Foundation, Room 200, 215 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln 68508.
Hellbusch - Marie Ann, 61, Lincoln, died Tuesday (1/29/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Christ Lutheran Church, 4325 Sumner St. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Henriksen - Clarice L., 95, Lincoln, died Tuesday (1/29/2002). Born, Beatrice.
Survivors: son, Richard, Shawnee, Kan.; daughter, Margaret Huber, Cheshire, Conn.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Graveside Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Lincoln Memorial Park. Family and friends will meet at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 South 14th St., before services. Visitation: one hour before services, funeral home.
Jagels - Hulda M., 98, Davenport, widow of Arthur, died Saturday (1/26/2002) at Deshler.
Services: 2 p.m. today, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Davenport. Memorials to the church. Urbauer-Price Funeral Home, Davenport.
Korsaks - Leopolds V., 75, Lincoln, died Sunday (1/27/2002).
Services: 11 a.m. today, United Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3300 C St. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Murphy - James "Jim" E., 76, Lincoln, formerly North Platte, died Saturday (1/27/2002).
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. today, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, North Platte. Memorial Mass: 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, St. Theresa's Catholic Church, 735 S. 36th St., Lincoln. Memorials to the Senior's Foundation Elder Care Fund, P.O. Box 81904, Lincoln 68501. Carpenter Memorial Chapel, North Platte.
O'Meara - Betty J., 82, Lincoln, died Sunday (1/27/2002).
Graveside services for immediate family at Betty's request. No visitation. Memorials to Tabitha Hospice or donor's choice. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Oswald - Edna, 87, Shickley, widow of Emanuel, died Tuesday (1/29/2002) in Geneva.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Salem Mennonite Church, rural Shickley. Visitation: beginning 1 p.m. today, Farmer & Son Funeral Home, Geneva.