Wintermute - Richard "Dick" L., 71, Holdrege, died Saturday (2/16/2002) in Kearney. Born, Friend. Retired owner, Bee Printing and Office Supply. After retirement, worked for Plains Motel, Holdrege, salesman for Creative Community Promotions, Kearney, and on farm of Eddie Anderson. Served, U.S. Air Force. Tennis promoter.
Survivors: wife, Dianne; daughter, Kathryn Meyers, Minden; sons, Richard L. "Rick" II, Lincoln, Ronald E., Montgomery, Ill.; five grandchildren; sister, Leslie Florea, Ord; brother, Gary, Hastings; nieces; nephews.
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Holdrege. Prairie Home Cemetery, Holdrege. Memorial established. Nelson-Harris Funeral Home, Holdrege.
Anderson - Thomas Leggett, 64, Grand Island, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Ord. Served in U.S. Army, two years. Defense lawyer.
Survivors: daughters, Amy Anderson, Nisswa, Minn., Emily Anderson, Lincoln; sisters, Coralee Anderson, Shirley Scheer, Lincoln; nephew.
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home, Grand Island. No visitation, cremation.
Andreescu - Emma L., 90, Lincoln, died Saturday (2/16/2002). Born, New York City. Retired bookkeeper, University of Timisoara, Romania.
Survivors: son, Titu, Lincoln; grandson, Adrian Andreescu, Lincoln.
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Wyuka Cemetery. Trisagion: 7 p.m. today, mortuary. Visitation: 2 p.m. today until services, funeral home.
Covolik - Walter, 87, Lincoln, died Monday (2/18/2002).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cox - Cameron D. "Cam," 89, Lincoln, died Thursday (2/14/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to Shriners 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).
Services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, with family, 6-8 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to family.
Damm - John W., 90, Lincoln, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Carleton (7/14/11) to John and Cecelia (Theimer). Worked for Robert's Dairy, 32 years. Stationed at West Point, N.Y., during World War II; Army veteran. Charter member, Sheridan Lutheran Church.
Survivors: wife, Lucile; sons, daughters-in-law, John and Betty, Jacksonville, N.C., James and Georgia, Colorado Springs, Colo.; daughter, son-in-law, Diane and Robert Gosin, Westminster, Calif.; four grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; eight great-step-grandchildren; three sisters; one brother. Preceded in death by four brothers; three sisters.
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Sheridan Lutheran Church, 3700 Sheridan Blvd. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Richard Haase, Thomas Heinrichs, Dan Werner, John Werner, Steve Werner, John Bowers. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to church, Homestead Nursing Home or United Parkinson's Foundation.
Gatrost - Richard L., 89, Lyons, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Survivors: daughters, Loretta Schweldhelm, Bancroft, Glenda Kai, Bennet; grandchildren.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Lyons Presbyterian Church. Lyons Cemetery. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. today, Munderloh Funeral Home, Bancroft.
Goosic - Donald D., 72, Crete, died Sunday (2/17/2002) in Lincoln.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Thursday, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Cremation. No viewing. No visitation.
Henderson - Darlene M., 68, Blue Hill, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Blue Hill. Worked at Monforts and later at Jordening's Body Shop.
Survivors: husband, Ivan; daughters, Connie Hunter, Gillette, Wyo., Kayleen Jordening, Blue Hill; son, Dennis, Blue Hill; 12 grandchildren; sister, Phyllis Meyer, Blue Hill; brother, Donald Deeman, Blue Hill.
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Blue Hill. Blue Hill Cemetery. Visitation: today, Simonson-Williams Funeral Home, Red Cloud; 7:30 a.m. until services Thursday, church. Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Building Fund.
Hoy - Ray E., 89, Wahoo, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Wahoo. Memorials to Saint Elizabeth Hospice of Saunders County, or church. Pruss-Nabity Funeral Home, Wahoo.
Kidwell - Catherine Arthelia, 81, Lincoln, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Longtime Lincoln resident. Raised her family, then pursued education and became best-selling author and teacher. Wrote: "The Woman I Am," "Dear Stranger" and "I Couldn't Put It Down: How to Write Quality Fiction in Ten Easy Lessons." Was active in Lincoln Unitarian Church many years.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Chris and Pam, Lincoln; daughter, Jane Washburn, Woodland Hills, Calif.; grandchildren, Sally and Ryan Theil, Molly and Gabriel, all Lincoln, Lindsey and Logan Washburn, Woodland Hills, Calif.; brother, sister-in-law, Tom and Mary Anne Witty, Topeka, Kan.; four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by mother, Lela Witty; father, Tom Witty Sr.; former husband, Don.
Memorial service: 4 p.m. Thursday, Lincoln Unitarian Church, 6300 A St., Lincoln 68510, with reception following. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday, Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O St. Memorials to Saint Elizabeth Hospice of Lincoln, 245 S. 84th St., Suite 111, Lincoln 68510. Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.
King - Lyle Austin, 83, Cambridge, Minn., widower of Naomi, died Monday (2/18/2002). Born, Pickrell.
Survivors: daughters, Karen Muhlhauser, Sharlene McChesney, Kathryn Wilson, Koneta King; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
Services: 1 p.m. Friday, First Christian Church, Beatrice. Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice.
Lauer - Opal, 90, Boulder, Colo., died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Shubert.
Survivors: husband, B.E.; daughter, Andrea Sahlen, Aurora, Colo.; nieces and nephews.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Christian Church, Shubert. Prairie Union Cemetery, Shubert. Visitation: family will receive friends, 7-8 p.m., Thursday, Dorr & Clark Funeral Home, Falls City.
Liebschwager - Dorothy R., 62, Omaha, formerly Columbus and Bellwood, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Funeral Mass was Tuesday, St. Gerald Catholic Church, 9602 Q St., Ralston 68127. Memorials to American Heart Association or the church. Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler Mortuary, 7805 W. Center Road, Omaha.
Livingston - Phyllis G., 82, Lincoln, died Friday (2/15/2002) in Denver.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Calvary Lutheran Church, 2788 Franklin. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. Friday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. and one hour before services, church.
McGinn - Thomas P., 55, Lincoln, joined the Lord in heaven on Monday (2/18/2002). Born, Staten Island, N.Y., (12/6/46) to Frank McGinn and Virginia (Merz) Cota. Part-owner, A Better Glass Co. Member, Masons (Hickman Lodge), Sesostris Shrine, Scottish Rite, Eagles Lodge 147, Cruisin' Classics, Sowers Club. Former member, Nebraska Corvette Association; enjoyed frequenting Sonic on Friday evenings for Cruise Night.
Survivors: wife, Barbara; daughter, Karen McGinn, Lincoln; sons, daughter-in-law, Mike, Colorado, Tom Jr. and Lisa, Lincoln; grandchildren; Amanda McGinn, Mike McGinn, Kyle McGinn, Zach McGinn, Dylan McGinn; special dog, Chase; sister, brother-in-law, Ginny and Bill Gallentine, Lincoln; brothers, sister-in-law, John and Martie Delaney, New Jersey, Art Delaney, Las Vegas; stepfather, Howard Cota, Lincoln; half sister, Pat Michaels, New Jersey; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; nephew, Paul Gallentine; niece, Linda Gallentine; half brother, Bill McGinn; special friend, Duane Lutje.
Mass of Christian burial: 11 a.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Father David Hintz. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Larry Konz, Jim Cass, Randy Latelle, Tom Maas, Brad Hedges, Dave Hamersky. Honorary pallbearers: Sam England, Dee Ehrlich, Mohamed Alormran. No visitation. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to American Cancer Society.
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. today, 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.
Moseman - Nancy (Lowry), 73 Big Canoe, Ga., died Saturday (2/16/2002).
Services were Tuesday, Big Canoe Chapel, Big Canoe. Roper Funeral Home, Jasper, Ga.
Nemyer - Gretchen Doris, 83, Fairfax, Mo., formerly Lincoln, widow of Dean, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, United Lutheran Church, 5945 Fremont. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. today, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church. Roper & Sons Mortuary.
Paap - Walter E. "Casey," 91, Benton, Ark., formerly Otoe, died Sunday (2/17/2002). Born, Avoca (2/9/1911) to Erwin and Lenora (Lawrence). Truck driver. Served, U.S. Marines.
Survivors: wife, Edna P.; sons, David, California, Walter L., Arkansas; daughters, Gloria Arras, Arkansas, Carolyn Roe, Delaware; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; son, Danny; brothers, William and Harry.
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, FusselmanWymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Syracuse. The Rev. Bruce Phillips. Otoe Cemetery. Flag presentation: Massie-Richards Post 100, American Legion and Mid-Otoe County VFW 5547, both Syracuse. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, one hour before services, funeral home. Memorial to family's choice.
Patterson - David D. Sr., 84, Seward, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Seward. Signing of remembrance book: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. today, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church or Meals on Wheels, Seward. Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward.
Presnell - Viola Amanda, 94, Deshler, widow of Stacy, died Monday (2/18/2002). Born, Deshler.
Survivors: daughters, Delores Kemper, Superior, Ruby Vieslemyer, Bruning; son, Roger, Deming, N.M.; 14 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Peace Lutheran Church, Deshler. Church cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Deshler Memorial Funeral Home, Deshler.
Rooney - Ruby A., 81, Lincoln, died Friday (2/15/2002).
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rosary: 6 p.m. today, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Visitation: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. today; 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, all funeral home. Memorials to the family.
Singleton - Ferne G. "Penny," 82, Lincoln, died Monday (2/18/2002). Retired bookkeeper, Walt Broer Construction Co. Owned Penny's Creations. Became member of Lincoln BPW in 1975, and after having served several offices and committee chairmanships, elected president in 1979, served two terms. Member, American Legion Auxiliary, 24 years; American Business Women Charter Chapter, five years; Administrative Management Society, 20 years; Credit Women International, 30 years; Inter-Club Council, 10 years; Soroptimist International, 12 years, held many offices and chairmanships, two years as president; VFW Auxiliary, 25 years; Women for Highway Safety; Women of the Moose; Women's Division, Chamber of Commerce, 20 years, led many committees, including having charge of Pioneers Park stand, its moneymaking project, chairwoman of Christmas Brunch, chairwoman of Today's Awareness Group, in connection with Tabitha Home Hospice Program. Past member, Busy Belle's Extension Club; Campfire Girls, past member, board of directors, in charge of public relations; Lincoln Community Arts Council. Past president, Women in Construction, elected WIC of the Year, 1972. Admiral in Nebraska Navy. Elected, chairman of Women's Club Literature Department, 1983-84; secretary-treasurer of Bible department, Lincoln Women's Club, 1983-84. Served 21 years as attendants and arrangement director of Administrative Management Society. Former employee, J. Grainger & Co., Lincoln Drug Co., T.O. Haas Tire Co.
Survivors: husband, Don; goddaughters, Sharon Jacobsen, Lincoln, Teresa Brown, Vinita, Okla.; special family, the James A. Jacobsen family.
Private family services. Pallbearers: James and Jim Jacobsen. Memorials to Tabitha Foundation, 4720 Randolph St., Lincoln 68510. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Sipes - Erma B., 84, Salem, died Monday (2/18/2002) in Falls City. Born, Rulo.
Survivors: sons, Leonard Karst, Falls City, David Karst, Bentonville, Ark., Ronald Karst, Salem; daughter, Mary Sand, Tecumseh; stepson, Ken Sipes, Osceola; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; three great-stepgrandchildren; brothers, Cecil Buckminster, Preston, Raymond Buckminster, Falls City; sister, Darleen Honea, Falls City. Preceded in death by husbands, Willard Mullins, Chester Sipes.
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, Dorr & Clark Funeral Home, Falls City. Maple Cemetery, Salem. Visitation: family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Thursday, funeral home.
Sohl - Fred, 85, Odell, widower of Agnes, died Tuesday (2/19/2002) in Beatrice. Born, Odell. Service station owner/operator. World War II Army veteran.
Survivors: son, James, Portage, Wis.; daughter, Ruth Sohl-Kreuger, Stillwater, Minn.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Beatrice. Burial: 9 a.m. Friday, before funeral services, Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Bremen, Kan. Memorials to Lutheran Hour.
Sullivan - Rosemary Virginia, 80, Bella Vista, Ark., formerly Lincoln, died Sunday (2/17/2002).
Private services at Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory, Bella Vista, Ark. Memorials in lieu of flowers to local chapter of Alzheimer's Association. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Vanous - Mary Beth, 74, David City, died Saturday (2/16/2002). Born, David City. Homemaker.
Survivors: husband, Elmer L.; sons, Michael D., Ellicott City, Md., John E. , Stanchfield, Minn., Thomas L., York, James A., Lincoln; brother, Don D. Davis Jr., Newport, Va.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. today, Congregational Christian Church, David City. St. Mary's Cemetery, David City. Memorials to donor's choice. Knott Funeral Home, David City.