Wilson - Dorothy Mildred, 98, Lincoln, died Saturday (2/16/2002). Born, Franklin (3/16/1903) to John and Lillian (Price) Wilson. Attended Doane College, Crete. Former rural school teacher. Secretary, Agronomy Department, College of Agriculture, University of Nebraska, more than 35 years. Member, Southern Heights Presbyterian Church. Former member, Audubon Naturalists Club, Nebraska Ornithologists Union, Garden Club, Lincoln Church Women United, Women's Association Night Circle.
Survivors: brother, sister-in-law, Arthur and Teola Wilson, Tecumseh; nephews, spouses, John and Teola Wilson, Lincoln, Jay and Jane Wilson, Oshkosh, Kent and Nancy Wilson, Beatrice, David and Susanne Wilson, Tecumseh, Ardelle Wilson, Lincoln; nieces, spouses, Mary Lou and Herb Pickerill, Syracuse, Nancy and Charles Sutton, Lincoln; 22 great-nieces and nephews; 26 great-great-nieces and nephews; three great-great-great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Raymond; sister, Florence; nephew, David.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Southern Heights Presbyterian Church, 5750 S. 40th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church, Lincoln 68516.
Becker - John, 84, Lincoln, died Friday (2/15/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to the family for future consideration.
Covolik - Walter, 87, Lincoln, died Monday (2/18/2002). Born, Pittsburgh (8/12/14). Worked for Central Telephone & Utilities for 37 years. Served in an Army Air Forces band in World War II in France. Married Gladys Ellingson, (11/15/43). Member, American Legion Post 3.
Survivors: wife, Gladys; son, daughter-in-law, Robert and Susie, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Suzy and Jim Schulz, Lincoln; grandchildren, Liesel Classen, Kellie Schuman, Nathan Schulz; sister, Ann King, Pittsburgh; niece, Cathy Rutherford, Dallas; nephew, Michael King, Pittsburgh.
Private family services will be Thursday at Wyuka Cemetery and Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the family. Condolences may be sent to email@example.com.
Cox - Cameron D. "Cam," 89, Lincoln, died Thursday (2/14/2002). Resident of Gramercy Hill. Married Lydia Snyder on (4/7/49). Retired salesman with Remington Rand, 17 years; Burroughs Corp., 21 years. World War II Navy veteran. Member, First Presbyterian Church, Blue Lodge, Scottish Rite, Tehama Shrine, OES Acacia Chapter 39, BPOE 159, Ducks Unlimited, all in Hastings; American Legion Post 3.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Carol and Jim Stephenson, Omaha; sons, daughter-in-law, Roger and Yvonne, Lincoln, Donald, Hastings; six grandchildren; brother, Taylor "Pete," Sun City, Ariz.; sister, Jean Cox, Long Beach, Calif.; nieces; nephews. Preceded in death by wife, Lydia.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Pastor Raymond Larson. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: funeral home. Memorials to Shriner's Transportation Fund, c/o Tehama Temple, Hastings, or church. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home.
Daarud - Earl D., Jr., 67, Lincoln, died Monday (2/18/2002). Born, Mandan, N.D., to Earl Sr. and Amber (Neuhart). Retired, Goodyear Manufacturing. Army veteran. Member, Messiah Lutheran Church; VFW Post 131; Steel Workers Union 286. Avid golfer and woodworker.
Survivors: wife, Barbara; daughter, son-in-law, Susan and Dennis Vosler, Lincoln; son, Glenn Daarud, Lincoln; grandchildren, spouse, Gwen and Greg Tvrdy, Travis Vosler, Trisha Daarud, Nathan Daarud; great-grandchildren, Brittany and Brandon Tvrdy; brothers, sister-in-law, David Daarud, Kirkland, Wash., Richard and Gladys Daarud, Boulder, Colo.; sister, brother-in-law, Margie and Guff Wolfe, Sheboygan, Wis.; stepsisters, spouses, Jeannie and John Dunn, Ga., Jackie Calhoun, Fla.; half sister, Tanis Daarud, Loveland, Colo.; brother-in-laws, spouses, Allen and Betty Alexander, Bill and Dee Alexander, John Alexander; nieces; nephews. Preceded in death by parents; parents-in-law, Lucille and Glen Alexander; granddaughter, Kathryn Ann Daarud.
Services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. The Revs. Luke Biggs, Mike Neidow, John Kunze. Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, with family, 6-8 p.m., funeral home. Pallbearers: Dale Lloyd, Loran Christenson, Lonnie Evens, Jack Beranck, Melvin Suchy, Stan Trouba. Honorary pallbearers: Eugene Tvrdy, Howard Rippe. Military rites by VFW Posts 131 and 3606. Memorials to family. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.
Damm - John W., 90, Lincoln, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Services pending. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Dunekacke - Henry J., 88, Johnson, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Survivors: wife, Hazel; children, Elaine Minner, Lincoln, Roger Dunekacke, Minneapolis, Janice Gerdes, Johnson; sisters, Sophia Hitzemann, Dora Riekan, both Tecumseh, Marie Rohrs, Johnson; brother, Arnold Dunekacke, Johnson; six grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Zion Lutheran Church, Johnson. Church cemetery. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, Casey-Witzenburg-Hall Mortuary, Johnson.
Goodrich - Willard L., 88, Lincoln, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Spokane, Wash. (3/24/13). Retired accountant.
Survivors: son, Warren Goodrich, Reedsport, Ore.; daughters, Susan Clark, Ocean Park, Wash., Joyce Orr, Sandy, Ore., Nola Kathleen, Sitka, Alaska; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
Cremation. No viewing. Scattering of ashes, Rose Garden, Pahrump, Nev. Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.
Goosic - Donald D., 72, Crete, died Sunday (2/17/2002) in Lincoln.
Survivors: wife, Frances; sons, daughters-in-law, Brett, Lincoln, Steven and Yuka, Lincoln, Kevin, Tokyo; daughter, son-in-law, Lisa and Bob Hudson, Denver; grandchildren, Ashley and Karissa Goosic, Robby and Brooke Hudson; sisters, Carolyn Andelt, Lincoln; Shirley Addleman, Lincoln; nieces and nephews.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Thursday, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Cremation. No viewing. No visitation.
Hennessey - Kathryn H., 69, Gresham, died Saturday (2/17/2002). Born, Lincoln. Retired custodian, S.W. Polk School, rural Runnells, Iowa. Served on Gresham Planning Commission.
Survivors: brother, Leo Hennessey, Fremont; sister, Ruth Anthes, Columbus; nieces; nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, York. Calvary Cemetery, Lincoln. No viewing. Guest book available for signing: today, Metz Mortuary, York. Memorials to American Heart Association or donor's favorite charity.
Hoy - Ray E., 89, Wahoo, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, Wahoo. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. today, Pruss-Nabity Funeral Home, Wahoo. Memorials to Saint Elizabeth Hospice of Saunders County, or church.
Kidwell - Catherine A., 81, Lincoln, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday, Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O St. Memorial service: 4 p.m., Lincoln Unitarian Church, 6300 A St., Lincoln 68510, with reception following. Memorials to the Unitarian Foundation of Lincoln, care of the church, to be used to provide financial assistance to families traveling to visit family members at the end of their lives.
Liebschwager - Dorothy R., 62, Omaha, formerly Columbus and Bellwood, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Survivors: husband, Ken; daughter, son-in-law, Nikki and Kevin Kane, Castle Rock, Colo.; son, daughter-in-law, Michael and Kat, Richmond, Va.; grandson, Jack Kane, Castle Rock; sisters, brothers-in-law, Pat Haynes, Denver, Mary and Bob Stemper, Centennial, Colo., Betty and Dennis Klawonn, Joann and Dr. Walt Weaver, Wilma Kobza, Deb and Ken Schroeder, all Lincoln; brothers, sisters-in-law, Jim and Chris Cockson, Bellwood, Joe and Lois Cockson, Schuyler; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, Dick and Golden Liebschwager, Lake Havasu, Ariz., Ron and Sheila Liebschwager, Albuquerque, N.M., Maryann Liebschwager, Yorba Linda, Calif., Kathy Liebschwager, Memphis, Tenn.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. today, St. Gerald Catholic Church, 9602 Q St., Ralston 68127. Resurrection Cemetery, Omaha. Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler Mortuary, 7805 W. Center Road, Omaha. Memorials to American Heart Association or the church.
Manning - Shirley L., 65, Lincoln, died Saturday (2/16/2002). Born, Merna (10/27/36) to Fred and Alice (Michele) Hirsch. Homemaker. Member: American Lutheran Church; Ruth Church Circle.
Survivors: husband, Franklyn L.; son, Troy, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Peggy and Todd Nichelson, Norwalk, Iowa; grandchildren, Emily and Dylan Nichelson, Norwalk; brother, sister-in-law, Wayne and Rose Hirsch, Broken Bow; sister, brother-in-law, Marie and Keith Kastens, Merna; sister-in-law, Elleanor Hirsch, Callaway; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; sons, Rodney and Danny; brother, Lagene Hirsch.
Services: 10 a.m. today, American Lutheran Church, 4200 Vine St. The Rev. Timothy J. Wiggins. Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Merna Cemetery, Merna. Pallbearers: Darrell Hirsch; Garry, Larry and Lonnie Kastens; Matt Whisenhunt; Steve Niemeyer. Honorary pallbearers: Harvey Atkinson, Roland Bolinger, Bill Bechtoldt, Al Bye, Dale Rathe, Gerald Sillman, Ken Taylor, and Glen Dermann. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or American Lutheran Church, 4200 Vine St.
Marker - Opal I. (Fass), 100, Auburn, died Saturday (2/16/2002).
Services: 2 p.m. today, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Auburn. Church cemetery. Visitation: 10:30-11:30 a.m. today, Nemaha County Good Samaritan Center. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the cemetery or Auburn Rescue squad. Hemmingsen Funeral Home, Auburn.
Meirath - Margaret Mary (Huff), 64, Raytown, Mo., died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Lewiston.
Survivors: husband, Wayne; sons, Mark, Kearney, Matthew, Lees Summit, Mo.; daughters, Geralyn Cerveny, Kansas City, Mo., Beth A. Meirath, St. Louis; brothers, John Huff, Lenexa, Kan., Thomas Huff, York, Charles Huff, Martin Huff, both Lincoln; sisters, Mary Wilbur, Omaha, Martha Feit, Beatrice, Monica Sloan, Overland Park, Kan.; eight grandchildren; nieces; nephews.
Mass of Christian burial: 11 a.m. Friday, St. Bernadette's Catholic Church, Kansas City, Mo. Brooking Cemetery, Raytown, Mo. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, church. Memorials to the Margaret Meirath Scholarship Fund, c/o Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe.
Meisinger - Edna Viola, 95, Louisville, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Cedar Creek. Homemaker.
Survivors: daughters, Ellen Meisinger, Marvel Schnackel, both Omaha; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Glen Heil, Louisville.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Louisville. Glendale Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today, with family, 7-8 p.m., Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Louisville. Memorials to church; Louisville Care Center. Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Louisville.
Miller - Alexander "Al," 92, Lincoln, died Saturday (2/16/2002). Burlington Northern Railroad, 45 years. Veteran, World War II, European combat. Member, Faith Lutheran Church; American Legion; VFW; volunteer, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia; Burlington Veterans. Active bowler.
Survivors: wife, Katherine; daughter, Joan K. Miller, New York; sisters, Frieda Alt, Lydia Soucie, both Lincoln, Irene Leth, Marshalltown, Iowa; brothers, John Miller, Lincoln, Edward Miller, Portland, Ore.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. The Rev. Jerome Troester. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Steven Beideck, David Beideck, James Beideck, Donald Betten, Michael Betten, Roger Soucie. Memorials to Faith Lutheran Church, 6345 Madison Ave., Lincoln 68507; Lancaster Manor, 1001 South St., Lincoln 68502. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home.
Miller - Mary Lucille "Mary Lou" (Allen), 75, Omaha, died Wednesday (2/13/2002).
Memorial service: 4 p.m. today, Overland Hills Baptist Church, 707 Gruenther St., Papillion. Her body has been donated to the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorials to Omaha Bergen Mercy Hospital Foundation, 7710 Mercy Road, Omaha 68106.
Morse - Alma Viola, 87, Wahoo, widow of Lynn, died Friday (2/15/2002). Born, Durham, Kan. Farm wife. After World War II, she and husband sponsored displaced families from Latvia and Estonia.
Survivors: sons, Barton, Danbury, Conn., the Rev. Kent, Wahoo, Michael, Wichita, Kan.; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Edna Thomas, Lamita, Calif.
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Wahoo. Empire Cemetery, Galva, Kan. Memorials to church. Pruss-Nabity Funeral Home, Wahoo.
Moseman - Nancy, 73 Big Canoe, Ga., died Saturday (2/16/2002). Attended University of Nebraska. Past president, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Jr. DAR, Jr. Woman's Club, Heritage League and Campfire leader in Lincoln. Former department manager and buyer, Miller & Paine and Brandeis department stores, Lincoln. Bridal consultant and fashion coordinator and honorary chairman of board for Miller & Paine, Lincoln. Manager, Drop Ships Department of Papillion Catalog Co., Atlanta. Member, Peachtree Presbyterian Church. Very active in Big Canoe Chapel.
Survivors: husband, Keith; sons, Bill, Plattsmouth, Bob, Lincoln; daughter, Dianne James, Lawrenceville, Ga.; seven grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, C. Dean and Catherine Lowry.
Services: 11 a.m. today, Big Canoe Chapel, Big Canoe. The Rev. Phil Ellington and Dr. Jimmy Allen, officiating. Private family interment, 9:30 a.m., Big Canoe Cemetery. Roper Funeral Home, Jasper, Ga.
Nemyer - Gretchen Doris, 83, Fairfax, Mo., widow of Dean, formerly Lincoln, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Beatrice (12/15/18) to Richard and Christine (Schank) Brandt. Homemaker. Member, United Lutheran Church, American Legion Auxiliary, DAV, Burlington Northern Veterans Association, Burlington Cornhusker Club, Lutheran Women's Quilting Club, Women of the Church.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Keith and Roseann Nemyer, Fairfax, Mo.; grandchildren, Sonya Addison, Fayette, Mo., Sabrina Nemyer, Maryville, Mo., Keison and Keifer Nemyer, Fairfax, Mo.; brother, sister-in-law, Clifford and Geraldine "Jerry" Lindblad, Beatrice; sisters, brother-in-law, Lucille Townsend, Omaha, Alice and Dean McKinney, Cerritos, Calif.; nieces; nephews. Preceded in death by parents; stepfather, August Linblad; husband; brothers, Woodrow Brandt, Raymond Linblad; sisters, Helen Henderson, Lois Shontell.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, United Lutheran Church, 5945 Fremont. Pastor Robert Stenson. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. Wednesday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church. Roper & Sons Mortuary.
Patterson - David D. Sr., 84, Seward, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born (7/8/17). Graduate, East St. Louis High School. Attended Washington University, St. Louis, and UNL. Former general foreman of steel foundry and self-employed inventor. Member, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Seward; Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Washington University; Odd Fellows. Licensed real estate broker, East St. Louis.
Survivors: wife, Doris; three children and their families: daughter, son-in-law, their children, Pamela and Jeffrey Prenatt, Winona, Minn., Jenny and Art Kalmes and their children, Matt, Hannah and Jane Pamela; Tom Jordan "Jordy" and Tina Casperson and their children, Anna and Sarah; Amy Priscilla Casperson; Charles David and Angie Casperson; Jennifer Prenatt; "Peep's" children, Charles "Guzzie" and Karen Hamill; Heidi and Philip Howeth and their children, Piper and Priscilla Ann; Robert Wolfgang Daniel; son, daughter-in-law, Al and LeeAnn Patterson, Seward, and their son, Jeff Patterson; son, daughter-in-law, David and Jane Patterson, Santa Barbara, Calif., and their children, Cole, Connor, Claire Patterson. Preceded in death by father, Frank B. DeConly; parents, Albert and Neva Patterson; daughter, Priscilla "Peep" Daniel; grandson, Andrew Patterson.
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Seward. The Rev. Father Maurice Champion-Garthe. Greenwood Cemetery, Seward. Signing of remembrance book: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church or Meals on Wheels, Seward. Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward.
Ray - Georgia Smith, 85, Ulysses, died Saturday (2/16/2002).
Services: 11 a.m. today, Fellowship Community Church, 8601 Holdrege St. Burial: 1:30 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today until services, church. Memorials to donor's choice in care of the family. Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward.
Rooney - Ruby A., 81, Lincoln, died Friday (2/15/2002).
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rosary: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Visitation: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. today and Wednesday; 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, all funeral home. Memorials to the family.
Smith - William C., 71, Grand Island, formerly Lincoln, died Friday (2/15/2002).
Private family services. Memorials to donor's choice. Apfel-Butler-Geddes Funeral Home, Grand Island.
Sullivan - Rosemary Virginia, 80, Bella Vista, Ark., formerly Lincoln, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Beatrice (9/13/1921).
Survivors: daughter, Sarasu Kundo, Cripple Creek, Colo.; sons, daughter-in-law, Michael, Cordova, Patrick and Barbara, Bella Vista, Ark.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Private services at Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory, Bella Vista, Ark. Private interment, Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials in lieu of flowers to local chapter of Alzheimer's Association. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Whaley - Amy, 88, Lincoln, died Friday (2/15/2002).
Services: 11 a.m. today, Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Walnut Grove Cemetery, Cozad.
Wilson - Dorothy Mildred, 98, Lincoln, died Saturday (2/16/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Southern Heights Presbyterian Church, 5750 S. 40th St. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church, Lincoln 68516. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.