Burhoop - Virginia J., 76, York, died Friday (4/27/01) in Lincoln. Born, Beaver Crossing. Retired, Super 8 Hotel, York.
Survivors: husband, Arlen; son, Brent, Bradshaw; two grandchildren; niece.
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Metz Mortuary, York. Greenwood Cemetery, York. Visitation: begins 1 p.m. today, mortuary. Memorials to Emmanuel Lutheran Church Building for Tomorrow project.
Cote - Betty, 56, Lincoln, died Thursday (4/26/01). Born (6/25/44).
Services pending, Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.
Cushing - Dale D., Lincoln, 76, died Thursday (4/26/01).
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Monday, Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St. No visitation. Memorials to Shriners Children Hospital in Minneapolis.
Dreiger - Ray J., 70, Lincoln, died Thursday (4/26/01). Born, Lincoln. Retired material handler, Burlington Northern Railroad.
Survivors: son, Robert, Lincoln; brothers, Francis, Bellevue, Loren, Lincoln.
Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Havelock United Methodist Church, 4140 N. 60th St. Fairview Cemetery. No visitation. Memorials to American Heart Association, 1550 S. 70th St., Suite 100 (06); or American Cancer Society, 7441 O St., Suite 104 (10).
Ethington - Joshua Dale, 4 months, Beatrice, died Friday (4/27/01) at Children's Hospital in Omaha. Born, Lincoln.
Survivors: parents, David Jr. and Dinah (Dike) Ethington; brothers, Mathieu Kent Ethington, Christapher John Dike, both Beatrice; grandparents, Rollin and Lela Mae Dike, Beatrice, David and Lynne Ethington, Mesquite, Texas; great-grandmother, Eleanor Ethington, Mesquite, Texas; many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel, Beatrice. Oak Grove Cemetery, DeWitt. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday until services, funeral home. Memorials to the family's choice with funeral home in charge.
Feaster - Bessie M. (Olsen), 91, Lincoln, died Sunday (4/22/01).
Private services were held. Memorials to Carondelet Hospice, 1802 W. St. Mary's Road, Tucson, Ariz., 85745 in memory of Bessie.
Finck - George Anne (Kaufman), 56, Downey, Calif., died Thursday (4/19/01).
Memorial service was held April 22 at the home of Jan Carlson, formerly Lincoln, in Laguna Beach, Calif. Condolences to the family: 8669 E. 7th St., Downey Calif. 90241. Memorials to American Heart Association.
Hansen - Norma L., 83, Stromsburg, widow of Nick, died Thursday (4/26/01). Born, Swede Home. Retired inspector for a diamond stylist company.
Survivors: son, Ken, Naples, Fla., one grandson; one great-granddaughter; sisters, Geraldine Rystrom, Stromsburg, Virginia Gerwin, Gladwin, Mich.; brother, Melford Carlson, Havasu City, Ariz.; nieces and nephews.
Services: 2:30 p.m. Monday, Midwest Covenant Home Chapel, Stromsburg. Stromsburg Cemetery, Stromsburg. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. today, Palmer Funeral Home, Stromsburg.
McGee - Joseph L., 93, Crete, died Saturday (4/28/01).
Services pending. Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete.
Meyer - Larry W., 60, Lincoln, died 4/20/01.
Memorial Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday (May 1), Lancaster Manor Chapel, 1001 South St. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials c/o family. Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.
Miller - Shirley B., 75, Sycamore, Ill., formerly Lincoln, died Wednesday (4/25/01) in DeKalb, Ill.
Graveside services and burial: 10 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, 6700 S. 14th St., meet at Gate 2. Visitation: until 9 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to DeKalb County Nursing Home Foundation, 2600 N. Anne Gidden Road, DeKalb, Ill., 60115. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ness - Bernadine Katherine, 80, Lincoln, died Friday (4/27/01). Born, Mountrail County, N.D., (11/20/20) to Christ and Amelia (Wagner) Spitzer. Graduate, Parshall, N.D., High School, 1939. Graduate, Trinity Nursing School, Minot, N.D.. Member, Southwood Lutheran Church.
Survivors: sons, daughter-in-law, Lloyd, New Castle, Colo., Robert and Shelley Ness, Royal, all Lincoln; daughters, sons-in-law, Velma and Robert Lassen, Renee and Brian Paul, all Lincoln; grandchildren, Damon Hall, Columbus, Tim Lassen, Jason Lassen, Annie Ness, Abigail Ness, Sara Ness, Kelsie Ness, Katie Ness, all Lincoln; two great-grandchildren; brothers, sister-in-law, Leroy Spitzer, Parshall, Bill and Jackie Spitzer, Waco, Texas; sister, brother-in-law, Erna and George Risan, Parshall, N.D.. Preceded in death by former spouse, Vernelle Ness; parents; brothers, Christ, Robert, Albert, Bernard, Melvin; sister, Edna Johnson.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Tabitha Nursing Home Chapel, 4720 Randolph St. The Rev. Janet Morse. Private inurnment, Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials to Tabitha Nursing Home. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Novak - John J., 88, South Bend, formerly Lincoln, died Saturday (4/28/01) in Lincoln. Born, Omaha (4/16/13) to John Joseph and Julie Novak. Navy veteran on USS Lesuth. 43-year employee, The Cornhusker hotel; five-year employee, Firstier Bank.
Survivors: wife, Norine, Lincoln; son, daughter-in-law, Charles and Mary, Lincoln; grandchildren, spouse, Terry and Chris VanOsdol, Charles Novak Jr., Brenda Anne Novak, John Novak, all Lincoln; great-grandchildren, Alex VanOsdol, Brianna VanOsdol, both Lincoln; brother, sister-in-law, Stanley and Magdeline Novak, Lincoln. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, sisters-in-law, Charles and Henrietta Novak, Frank and Doris Novak.
Services: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: one hour before services, funeral home. Memorials to American Cancer Society.
Otte - Anne I., 54, Ulysses, died Friday (4/27/01) in Seward. Teacher, Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School, Waco. Graduate, Osceola High School, 1965; UNL.
Survivors: husband, Martin; sons, daughter-in-law, Mark and Jennifer, LaCrosse, Wis., Thomas, Ulysses; daughters, son-in-law, Mary and Tom Arens, Graceville, Minn., Katharina Otte, Ulysses; parents, Lewis and Alice Dunn, Osceola; brothers, sister-in-law, Douglass Dunn, Bisbee, Ariz., Dick and Candy Dunn, Osceola; sister, brother-in-law, Jane and Keith Peterson, Osceola; grandchildren, Faith and Olivia Otte. Preceded in death by brother, C.J. Dunn.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School gym, Waco. The Rev. Marc Frey. St. Paul Cemetery, Gresham. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, with family 6-8 p.m., Volzke Mortuary, Seward. Memorials to the school.
Palensky - Albin J. "Al," 86, Ralston, formerly Omaha and Wahoo, died Friday (4/27/01) at Omaha. Born, Abie. Retired dispatch worker, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Survivors: wife, Georgia; son, Terry, Omaha; daughter, Teresa Kracman, Springfield, Mo.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Gladys Trouba, Lincoln.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Svoboda Funeral Home, Wahoo. St. Francis Cemetery, Wahoo. Rosary: 7 p.m. Monday, funeral home. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. Monday, one hour before services, funeral home.
Prazak - Frank Alvin, 64, Lincoln, died Thursday (4/26/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S.14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today; 9-11 a.m. Monday, all at funeral home. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Utica Community Care Center or First-Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ.
Price - Marjorie M., 85, Austin, Texas, died Sunday (4/22/01). Born, Custer County (10/6/15) to Frank C. and Florence (Sargent) Hawk. Marjorie's passion for needlework, poetry, music and flowers sustained her throughout her life, and with her passing, an artist's soul is released into the universe.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Karen and Gene Buhrdorf, Austin; son, Gary, Sidney; grandchildren, spouses, Douglas Price, Boise, Idaho, Dale Price, Boulder, Colo., Rogene and Tommy Coats, Austin, Ross and Paula Buhrdorf, Wimberley, Texas; great-grandchildren, Maddelyn, Grey and Daphne Buhrdorf, Travis and Grainger Coats. Preceded in death by husband, Dale; baby sister; brothers, Gene and Charles Hawk.
Memorial Services: 1 p.m. Friday, May 4, Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, meet before services at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to Christopher House, Austin Hospice, Austin, TX 78702.
Roth - Lester, 89, Friend, died Saturday (4/28/01).
Services pending. Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Friend.
Ruwe - May H., 89, Seal Beach, Calif., formerly Lincoln, died Sunday (4/22/01).
Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, funeral home. Memorials to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Twin Cities University, 2025 E. River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55414.
Scholes - Mona B., 95, Lincoln, widow of Walter M., died Friday (4/27/01).
No services or visitation. Private burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha. Memorials to Nebraska Human Resources Research Foundation, Room 38, 501 Stadium Drive, Lincoln, NE 68588-0205. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Shaw - Evelyn, 62, widow of Darrell, Lincoln, died Tuesday (4/24/01).
Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Park. Cremation. No viewing. Memorials to the family. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Stuhr - Robert F., 85, Utica, died Saturday (4/28/01). Retired farmer.
Survivors: wife, Lorena; sons, daughters-in-law, Allen and Yvonne, Arlin and Cheryl, Merlin and Starlynn, all Waco; brothers, sisters-in-law, Ralph and Flora, York, Loren and Mary Jean, Rising City; sister, Esther Schlueter, York; sister-in-law, June Stuhr, Waco; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, Henry and Katherine (Schlechte) Stuhr; stepmother, Hanna; brothers, Ernie, Guss, Paul, Martin, Edgar; sisters, Mathelda Bradehoft, Bertha Wilksen.
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Utica. The Rev. Robert Gadeken. Utica Cemetery, Utica. Visitation: 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Volzke Mortuary, Seward; 10:30 a.m. Tuesday until services, church.
Svoboda - Emanuel L. "Manny," 68, Lincoln, died Thursday (4/26/01).
Rosary: 7 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday, Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, 6126 Morrill. Visitation: 4-9 p.m. today, mortuary; one hour prior to services, church. Memorial to family. Condolences may be e-mailed to email@example.com.
Ude - Paul Eugene, 61, Littleton, Colo., formerly of Lincoln, died Sunday (4/22/01). Born, Reynolds. Retired, damage control division, Burlington Northern Railroad. Honorably discharged, U.S. Army Reserves.
Survivors: wife, Judy; daughter, Amy; son, Mark; two grandchildren; sisters, Rosanna Rhoden, Viola Flesener; sister-in-law, Mary Ude.
Services were held Wednesday, St. Philip Lutheran Church, Littleton, Colo.
VanHoutan - Roxy Verl Sr., 84, Republican City, died Wednesday (4/25/01) in Alma.
Memorial Services: 2 p.m. Monday, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Republican City. Cremation. No visitation. Private family placement of cremains at later date. Banta-Torrey Funeral Home, Alma.
Wanser - Sheila, 86, O'Neill, died Saturday (4/28/01). Born, Stafford (9/9/14) to John and Bridget (Gallagher) Carr.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, Jerry and Linda, Larry and Millie, John and Annette, Tom and Mona, Dick and Joyce; daughters, son-in-law, Judy and Bob Coufal, Kathleen "Kitty" Wanser-Hamilton; daughter-in-law, Janice Wanser; 24 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by son, Terry Wanser.
Services: Tuesday, St. Patrick's Church, O'Neill. Visitation: 3-9 p.m. Monday, Beglin's Mortuary, O'Neill.
Benedict - Grace Alexandra, 10 weeks, Staplehurst, died Tuesday (12/4/01). Born, Seward (9/25/01). Baptized Nov. 25, Friedens United Church of Christ, Seward.
Survivors: parents, Shaun Benedict and Erin Stephens, Staplehurst; sister, Zoie Marie Stephens, Staplehurst; grandparents, Dawn and Roger Anderson, Sharon Reinmiller, all Staplehurst, Wes Stephens, Seward; great-grandparents, Earl and Eleanor Stephens, Seward, Arnold and Rose Hueske, Richardton, N.D., Lois Fossum, Aberdeen, S.D. Preceded in death by grandfather, Billie Benedict; great-grandmother, Marjorie Stephens.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Friedens United Church of Christ, Seward. The Rev. Alvin Smith. Seward Cemetery. Visitation: 1-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward; one hour before services, church. Memorials to donor's choice in care of the family.
Brown - Joseph E., 66, Lincoln, died Tuesday (12/4/01). Retired, U.S. Army and Navy National Guard, 30 years. Retired, ADM. Member: Cathedral of the Risen Christ, Friends of Bill Wilson. Guidance worker, state penitentiary, 13 years. Special friend to many people.
Survivors: wife, Mary; sons, Mitchell, Lincoln, Richard, Tokyo; adopted son, Tony, Lincoln; brothers, sister-in-law, James and Louise, Orlando, Fla., William, Philadelphia; sister, Ann Ware, Albuquerque, N.M.; sister-in-law, Emily Brown, Plattsburg, N.Y.; mother-in-law, Lela Hoover, Phillipsburg, Kan.; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Cathedral of the Risen Christ. Father Robert Tucker. Memorials to the family for later designation. Rosary: 7 p.m. Friday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Brunke - Marjory Carolyn, 83, Lincoln, died Monday (12/3/01).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. today, Evangelical United ELCA Lutheran Church, 5945 Fremont. No visitation. Cremation. Memorials to the church. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Clouse - Edward J. "Ted," 91, Friend, died Tuesday (12/4/01).
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, United Church of Christ, Friend. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Friend; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church or Warren Memorial Hospital Foundation.