Hagstrom - Catherine M. , 93, Adams, died Monday (1/21/2002).
Services: 11 a.m. today, St. John Lutheran Church, Sterling. Graveside service: 2:30 p.m. today, Sunrise Cemetery, Wahoo. Family prayer service: 10:45 a.m. today, church fellowship hall. Viewing: noon-8 p.m. today, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. Memorials to American Cancer Society, the church or Gold Crest Retirement Center.
Hanes - Bernita (Barry), 57, Wahoo, formerly Phillipsburg, Kan., died Wednesday (1/23/2002) after a prolonged illness. Worked in media center and as teacher's assistant, Phillipsburg School System.
Survivors: son, Dean Prohaska, Mankato, Minn.; mother, Ruby Barry, Wahoo; sisters, Janet Jonas, Wahoo, Joyce Fencl, Elkhorn.
No services. Memorials to Saint Elizabeth's Hospice Foundation, care of Ruby Barry, 959 W. 11th St., Wahoo 68066. Pruss-Nabity Funeral Home, Wahoo.
Hess - Dale D. Sr., 84, Lincoln, died Wednesday (1/23/2002). Born, Ashland to Emil and Katherine (Blair). Retired security guard, Nebraska Wesleyan University. Attended Methodist church.
Survivors: wife, Helen; son Dale D. Jr., Lincoln; daughters, son-in-law, Carol and Duane Cassem, Karen Glantz, all Lincoln; grandson, Mark Glantz, Lincoln; sister, Arlene Kelso, North Hollywood, Calif.; nieces; nephews. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Blanche Lowell; brother, Darryl.
Graveside service: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 S. 14th St. Visitation: two hours before services, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to family.
Howland - Chad Lee, 28, Lincoln, died Wednesday (1/23/2002). Born, Lincoln (7/29/73) to Frank and Nina (McKee). Graduate, Lincoln High School. Enjoyed video games and heavy-metal music.
Survivors: parents, Frank and Nina, Lincoln; sister, Leslie Howland, Lincoln; nieces, Tanesha, Ceare Howland, both Lincoln; aunts, uncles, cousins.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. The Rev. Charles Gates. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: one hour before services, funeral home. Memorials to family.
Hunter - R. David, 57, Lincoln, died Tuesday (1/22/2002).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday, First-Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D St. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the David Hunter Scholarship Fund in care of Lincoln Public Schools Foundation, 5901 O St. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Jelinek - Richard E. "Dick," 66, Denton, died Monday (1/21/2002).
Services: 1 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to family. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.
Joyce - Robert M. "Bob," 86, Sun City Center, Fla., died Saturday (1/19/2002).
Services pending. Family requests no flowers. Memorials to Southeastern Guide Dogs Inc., 4210 77th St. East, Palmetto, FL 34221.
Kern - Trevor Gene, 25, Lincoln, formerly St. Paul, Minn., and Skagway, Alaska, died Friday (1/18/2002) in St. Paul, Minn., from injuries sustained in a swimming accident in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Gathering of friends to celebrate Trevor's life: 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Lakewood Park Condominium, 4000 S. 56th St. Memorials in care of Linda Swanberg, 1380 Sigfrid St., Eagan, MN 55122.
Kerr - Charlotte E., 96, Crete, formerly Madison, Lincoln, died Tuesday (1/22/2002). Born, Landsberg, A/W Germany (12/20/05) to Ferdinand and Anna (Stanke) Sauer. Homemaker. Member, Trinity Lutheran Church.
Survivors: daughters, sons-in-law, Lillian A. Barnes, Mickey F. and Wayne Walkenhorst, all Lincoln, Fawn R. and Carl Larsen, Chadron; sons, daughters-in-law, Edgar L. and Jackie Scheer, St. Paul, Aaron J. and Darleen Scheer, Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; sister, Marie McClung, Port Isabelle, Texas; brother, Ronald Sauer, Syracuse; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husbands, Frank Kerr, Jack Kreifels and Otto D. Scheer; one brother; three sisters.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Pastor Jerome Rossow. Burial: 3:30 p.m. Friday, Crownhill Cemetery, Madison. Pastor Calvin L'Heureux. Pallbearers: David, Daniel, Steven and Tim Scheer, Dick and Dean Larsen, Jim Walkenhorst, Roger Donscheski. Memorials to donor's favorite charity.
Kroese - Lucille, 85, Firth, died Wednesday (1/23/2002) in Lincoln. Born, Adams. Homemaker. Member, Pella Reformed Church.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, Ed and Sharon, Ronald and Donna, Stan Kroese and La Rae Eifert, all Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Naomi and Eddie Lebsock, St. Louis, Mo.; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Angeline Doeschot, Lincoln. Preceded in death by husband, Edward Kroese Sr.; parents; sister, Esther DenHollander.
Services: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Pella Reformed Church, Adams. Pella Cemetery, Adams. Pallbearers: Kenneth Runge, Thomas Kroese, Jeffrey Kroese, Doug Diehm, Michael Kroese, Mike Wagner, Walker Winn, Andrew Russell. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. today with family greeting friends, 6-8 p.m., Metcalf Funeral Home, Firth. Memorials to church or Lakeview Rest Home.
Malone - William H. "Bill," 80, Lincoln, died Wednesday (1/23/2002). Senior vice president, Union Insurance Co.; 37 years in the insurance business. Member: St. Joseph's Catholic Church; board member, Lincoln Federal Saving Bank. World War II veteran, U.S. Coast Guard; attended Havelock High School; enjoyed reading. He was a devoted husband and father. He was a man of the highest integrity and honesty. Bill was a devout Catholic and family man. He loved sports and was an avid golfer, tennis player and pingpong player. Bill truly enjoyed the camaraderie of his friends, and we know he will be missed. His kind and generous spirit will live on in the memories of his family and friends.
Survivors: wife, Florence (Mohr); sons, daughters-in-law, Brian W. and Marilyne, Missouri City, Texas, Paul J. and Joyce, York; daughter, Janet M. Malone, Lincoln; son, daughter-in-law, Thomas and Sarah, Lincoln; brother, sister-in-law, J. Robert and Patricia, Greenland, N.H.; sister, Jeanette Lovett, Santa Rosa, Calif.; brothers-in-law, Elmer Fettin, Omaha, LaVern Olmsted, Sterling; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by sisters, Maxine Fettin, Bernice Olmsted.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1940 S. 77th St. Monsignor Myron Pleskac. Lincoln Memorial Park. Military service by American Legion Post 3. Pallbearers: Vic Kovar, Roy Covault, Don Frazell, Don Drozda, Bill Schulte, Herb Miller. Honorary pallbearers: John Head, Jerry Maddox. Rosary: 7 p.m. today, church. Visitation: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to American Heart Association, Nebraska Chapter, 1550 S. 70th St., Suite 100, Lincoln 68506, or church.
Miner - Beulah M. (Allemand), 96, Minneapolis, widow of Leonard, died Saturday (1/19/2002). Born, Stella. Retired, Hested's dime store.
Survivors: daughter, Cherie Hillerns, Minneapolis; two grandchildren; nieces, Mercedes Allemand Schell, Audree Allemand Boveia, Crystal (Allemand) McCarthy, all Lincoln, Janet (Miner) McKinsey, Verdon; one nephew.
Services: 2 p.m. today, Strobeck-Johnson Chapel, Hopkins, Minn. Memorials to donor's choice.
Moser - Daniel H., 94, Rogers, Ariz., formerly Hickman, died Thursday (1/24/2002). Associate funeral director, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, Hickman, over 40 years. Daniel was a former well driller and ran Moser Well Drilling with brother Marvin. Dan also drove school bus for many years for Hickman school. Member: Hickman Presbyterian Church; Well Driller's Association, elected treasurer in 1972; Hickman Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star (former member).
Survivors: wife, Lydia; daughter, son-in-law, Dianne and Myron Martenson, Bella Vista, Ark.; grandsons, Michael, Steve and Scott Martenson; five great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; brother, sister-in-law, Marvin and Carmen, Hickman. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, George, Andrew, Walter; two sisters.
Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Hickman Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Steve Wing. Hickman Cemetery. Visitation: 3-9 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday; 9-11 a.m. Monday, all at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, Hickman and one hour before services, church.
Mulder - Richard A., 83, Lincoln, died Tuesday (1/22/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Firth Reformed Church, Firth. Memorials to the church or Lakeview Rest Home, Firth. Metcalf Funeral Home, Firth.
Newham - Ada L., 91, Louisville, formerly Weeping Water, died Wednesday (1/23/2002).
Survivors: husband, William, also Louisville Care Center; brother, Harvey Sudman, Syracuse; sisters, Lilly Hall, Elmwood, Doris Bickford, Weeping Water; nieces; nephews. Preceded in death by parents; two brothers; four sisters.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, First Congregational Church, Weeping Water. Oakwood Cemetery, Weeping Water. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, with family greeting friends, 6-8 p.m., Hammons Funeral Chapel, Weeping Water; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church or donor's choice.
Nguyen - Loi V., 80, Lincoln, died Thursday (1/24/2002). Born, Saigon, Vietnam.
Survivors: spouse, To Thi Pham, Lincoln; sons, Hoanh Nguyen, Phat Nguyen, both Lincoln; Lloyd Kennedy, Iowa; daughters, Kha Nguyen, Australia, Sang Nguyen, Lincoln; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Private family services. No visitation, cremation. Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.
Niemann - Florence E., 80, widow of Erwin, Staplehurst, died Tuesday (1/22/2002) in Marshall, Mich.
Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Staplehurst. Visitation: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Volzke Mortuary, Seward.
Odell - Irene A., 90, Wahoo, died Tuesday (1/22/2002).
Services: 2 p.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, Wahoo. Memorials to church. Pruss-Nabity Funeral Home, Wahoo.
Olds - Kenneth M., 85, Wayne, widower of Inez, died Wednesday (1/23/2002) in Laurel. Born, Parkston, S.D. Retired lawyer. Served, U.S. Army Signal Corps.
Survivors: son, Ken Jr., Greeley, Colo.; daughters, Sandra Lorenzen, Lincoln, Diane McCarty, Emporia, Kan.; six grandchildren; nieces; nephews.
Services: 2 pm. Saturday, First United Methodist Church, Wayne. Interment at later date, Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne. No visitation. Memorials to church. Schumacher-Hasemann Funeral Home, Wayne.
Olsen - Homer E., 85, Lincoln, died Monday (1/21/2002).
Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Visitation: 4 p.m. today until services, mortuary. Memorials to First Presbyterian Church, Wahoo; Tabitha Hospice, 4720 Randolph. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pelican - Mildred, 84, Wilber, widow of Frank J., died Wednesday (1/23/2002). Born, Wilber. With husband, farmed near Wilber.
Survivors: daughters, Norma J. Horak, Wilber, Betty A. Zoubek, Western; son, Franklin, Johnson; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; special friend, Charles Bruha, Wilber.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Zajicek Funeral Home, Wilber. Wilber Czech Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today; until services Saturday, funeral home. Memorials in lieu of flowers to family with funeral home in charge.
Philbrook - Shirley J. "Pug," 74, San Diego, died Friday (1/18/2002).
Memorial Services: 11 a.m. today, Benbough Mortuary, 3051 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego. Flowers are appreciated. As alternative, family suggests memorials to PEO, 4040 Witherby St., San Diego, CA 92013.
Puls - Rheinhard H., 96, Omaha, died Wednesday (1/23/2002).
Survivors: sons, Leonard, Larry, both Omaha; daughter, Dorothy Hitt, Lincoln; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Anita McKulsky, Omaha; nieces and nephews.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler West Center Chapel, Omaha. Evergreen Cemetery, Omaha. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. today with family greeting friends, 6-8 p.m., funeral home.
Siemsen - Dale, 68, Fairbury, widower of Sophia Witte, died Wednesday (1/23/2002). Born, Thayer County. Korean War veteran. Farmer.
Survivors: stepdaughters, Sandra Moss, Dyer, Tenn., Sharon Kettlehut, Fairbury; five grandchildren.
Services: 3 p.m. Saturday, Grace Lutheran Church, Fairbury. Fairbury Cemetery. Memorials to Grace Lutheran Church, Fairbury. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury.
Sittner - Wilhelmina, 93, Crete, formerly of Lincoln, died Tuesday (1/22/2002).
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, 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. "Chic," 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. Condolences may be e-mailed to email@example.com.
Vervaecke - Lena Eliza, 85, Louisville, died Wednesday (1/23/2002). Born, Sarpy County. Homemaker.
Survivors: son, George, Louisville; husband, George "Joe"; brother, Claude Kobler, Ashland; sister, Edith Moore, Plattsmouth.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Louisville. Glendale Cemetery, rural Louisville. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. today with family greeting friends, 7-9 p.m., funeral home.
Armstrong - Marjorie Ley, 89, Wayne, widow of Richard, died Monday (1/28/2002). Born, Wayne. Employed for a brief time in Lincoln; retired social worker, established program at Wayne State College to train teachers in educating dyslexic students.
Survivors: son, Richard Ley Armstrong, Boulder, Colo.; daughter, Elisabeth McDaniel, Kalaheo, Hawaii; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Josephine Auker, Salinas, Calif., Maryalice Champe, Carmel, Calif.; nieces, nephews.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, First Presbyterian Church, Wayne. Interment at a later date, Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne. No visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Wayne County Historical Society, Wayne State Foundation, Dyslexia Scholarship, and the church.
Arneson - Glen A., 91, Red Cloud, died Sunday (1/27/2002). Born, rural Inavale. Farmer.
Survivors: wife, Henri; sons, Richard, Parker, Colo., Gordon, Sun Lakes, Ariz.; daughter, Carole Glenn, Red Cloud; stepdaughter, Virginia Novak, Cleveland; stepson, Jack Musolf, Medina, Ohio; brother, Marvin "Pete," Red Cloud; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren. Preceded in death by first wife, Effie.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Red Cloud. Red Cloud Cemetery. Simonson-Williams Funeral Home, Red Cloud. Memorials to the church or the Elm Street Center, Red Cloud.