Dougherty - Clayton Donald "Don," 83, Lincoln, died Thursday (2/21/2002).
Memorial Services: 11 a.m. today, United Lutheran Church, 5945 Fremont St. Cremation. No viewing. No visitation. Memorials to Tabitha Intergenerational Center, 4720 Randolph St., Lincoln 68510, or the church. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Ferguson - William Henry "Hank" II, 57, Santa Barbara, Calif., died 1/29/02.
Memorial Service: 11 a.m. today, Wyuka Funeral Home Chapel, 3600 O St.
Fritz - Clarence "Dean," 64, Adams, died Friday (2/22/2002).
Memorial Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, Adams. No visitation, cremation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the Adams Fire and Rescue Squad or American Legion Post 0221 of Adams. Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.
Gade - Ruth E., 85, Seward, widow of Carl, died Friday (2/22/2002). Born, near Seward (7/20/16) to Joseph and Emma (Zillig) Ricenbaw. Married Carl, (3/18/36). Farmed and had feed cattle east of Seward.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Ronald and Sharon, Seward; daughter, Barbara Winkelmann, Austin; sister, JoAnn Austin, Lincoln; grandchildren, spouses, Michael and Tracy Winkelmann, Timothy and Michelle Winkelmann; great-grandsons, Grant, Garrett and Max Winkelmann. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Carl; daughter, Carol; son-in-law, Dennis Winkelmann; brother, sister-in-law, Lester and Bonnie Ricenbaw; brother-in-law, Robert Austin.
Services: 2 p.m. today, St. John Lutheran Church, Seward. The Rev. Mark Cutler. Seward Cemetery. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to Kidney Foundation or family's choice.
Garrison - Benjamin "Ben," 75, Lincoln, died Sunday (2/24/2002). Retired Methodist pastor.
Services pending. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gunther - Barbara Ann, 59, Fort Collins, Colo., formerly of Omaha, died Friday (2/22/2002) in Lincoln.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Cremation to follow, private scattering. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Tuesday with family greeting friends and relatives 6-8 p.m., 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, all funeral home. Memorials to American Cancer Society for cancer research.
Gustafson - Veo C., 80, Mead, died Friday (2/22/2002) in Omaha.
Services: 10 a.m. today, Evangelical Covenant Church, Mead. Memorials to the church or donor's choice. Pruss-Nabity Funeral Home, Wahoo.
Harris - Paul A., 68, Lincoln, died Friday (2/22/2002).
Services pending, Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.
Janak - Ernest E., 80, David City, died Friday (2/22/2002) in Columbus.
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. today, St. Mary's Church, David City. Memorials to St. Mary's Parish endowment fund. Knott Funeral Home, David City.
Kavan - Stanley, 78, life-long Valparaiso area resident, died Friday (2/22/2002) in Lincoln. Farmer.
Survivors: wife, Wilma, sons, daughters-in-law, Greg and Jeanine, Wahoo, Mike and Mary, Valparaiso, Dave and Lori, Lincoln, Lewis and Cher, Denton; daughter, son-in-law, Kathy and Ken Foner, Niobrara; 12 grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; sisters, brothers-in-law, Elsie and George Hellerich, Lincoln; Celestine Polacek, Wahoo.
Mass of Christian burial: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Vitus Catholic Church, rural Valparaiso (Touhy). Scripture service: 7:30 p.m. today followed by combined rosary recited by K. of C., K.D. and C.D. of A., all at church. Visitation: 2-4 p.m. today, Svoboda Funeral Home, Wahoo; after 6 p.m. today, one hour before Mass, both at the church. Family prefers memorials to St. John Elementary School or Bishop Neumann Central Catholic High School.
Kelley - Barbara L., 71, Lincoln, died Saturday (2/23/2002) following a brief illness. Born, Ironton, Mo., (9/15/30) to Raymond S. and Birdie Mae (Henderson) Brown. Barbara was a graduate of York High School and graduated from Culinary School. She was married to Jewell R. Kelley Jr. at York on June 1, 1958. Barbara was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church of Lincoln. She worked as a cook at the Pi Beta Phi house at UNL, and then was the Chief Dietician at Lancastor Manor for over 20 years. Later she was the dietician at the Malone Center Day Care and served as a board member and Community Outreach Coordinator for the Malone Center. She was also a member of the Lincoln Police Advisory Panel and had been active in the National Council of Negro Women, Lincoln Chapter.
Survivors: daughters, Janice Elaine and Prim Battle, Lincoln, Stephanie Bair, Denver;son, Charles and Donna Baker, Lincoln; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Preceded in death by husband, 1991; parents; stepfather, Lee Green; son, Sherdal Lewis; brother, Arvid Brown.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Quinn Chapel AME, Lincoln. The Rev. Dr. Percel Hector. St. Joseph's Cemetery, York. Visitation: begins 5 p.m. today, Metz Mortuary, York; two hours before service, chapel.
Larsen - Gerald W., 86, Lincoln, formerly Davey, died Wednesday (2/20/2002) in Milford.
Services: 11 a.m. today, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to church, 1200 S. 40th St., Lincoln 68510. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Meyer - Harry, 90, Lincoln, died Saturday (2/23/2002).
Services pending. Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.
Mezera - Joe, 91, Dorchester, died Thursday (2/21/2002).
Services: 2 p.m. today, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Visitation: today, funeral home. Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Memorials to St. Elizabeth Hospice.
Michaelson - Bernice K., 93, Lincoln, died Friday (2/22/2002).
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St. Reception following services in the Wyuka Funeral Home Garden Room. Wyuka Cemetery. Visitation: 2-6 p.m. today, 9 a.m. until services Tuesday, all at the funeral home. Memorials to St. Luke United Methodist Church in lieu of flowers. Condolences may be sent to email@example.com.
Neumeister - Caitlin Marie, 7, Edmond, Okla., died Saturday (2/23/2002) after a brief illness. A second-grader at Will Rogers Elementary School in Edmond, Caitlin was involved in Brownies and loved reading, board games, drawing and playing with friends.
Survivors: parents, Mark and Lynn Neumeister, Edmond; grandparents, Dan and Sharon Neumeister, Don Larson, all Lincoln; uncle, J. Scott Neumeister, Omaha; aunts, Ann Troe, Omaha, Chris Whitehead, Lincoln, Tich Pert, Mission, Texas.
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Presbyterian Church, Edmond with private burial to follow. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. today, Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond. Memorials in lieu of flowers to The O.U. Foundation, The Children's Cancer Research Fund at Children's Hospital of Oklahoma, P.O. Box 26307, Oklahoma City 73126.
Pierson - Lowell K., 90, Lincoln, died Friday (2/22/2002).
Services: 1 p.m. today, Bennet Community Church. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church, 350 Monroe St., Bennet, NE 68317. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portsche - Arthur L., 95, Lincoln, died Saturday (2/23/2002). Born, Lincoln. Retired banker, First National Bank. Member: American Legion Post 3, Trinity Lutheran Church.
Survivors: nephews, Jim Barker, Scottsbluff, Tom Barker, Lincoln, Dennis Wheeler, Nampa, Idaho; nieces, Andrea Portsche, Jeanne Germond, both Highland, Calif.; great-nephews and great-nieces.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Pastor Jeremy Rossow. Wyuka Cemetery. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. today, 8 a.m. until service, mortuary. Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church, 724 S. 12th St., Lincoln 68508. Condolences may be e-mailed to email@example.com.
Prokop - Irene G., 98, formerly Crete, died Wednesday (2/20/2002) in Walnut Creek, Calif.
Graveside Services: Family and friends meet at 11 a.m. today, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Memorials to Saline County Museum.
Reinmiller - Eleanora A., 91, Lincoln, widow of Lou, died Thursday (2/21/2002).
Services: 1:30 p.m. today, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 8001 Holdrege. Visitation: until 10 a.m. today, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rejda - Mary R., 98, Omaha, formerly of Brainard, widow of Frank, died Saturday (2/23/2002). Born, Brainard. Homemaker.
Survivors: son, Ed, Omaha; sisters, Veronica Sedlak, David City; Ann Janek, San Mateo, Calif.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Holy Trinity Church, Brainard. Old Holy Trinity Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Holesovsky Mortuary, Brainard. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday until rosary, mortuary. Memorials in care of the family.
Rumbaugh - Marjorie, 85, Lincoln, died Friday (2/22/2002) at home. Born, Edison (1/15/17). Graduated, McCook Junior College. Taught school in Wauneta. Music teacher at Merry Manor Nursey School. Member, LDS Church 4th Ward.
Survivors: son, Richard Rumbaugh, Lincoln.
Graveside Services: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wyuka Cemetery. Friends meet at O Street Gate by 2:15 p.m. Honorary pallbearers: Bryan Barnell, James Feyerherm, Randy Hedrick, Duey Johnson, Ed Lebsock, Dr. Mike Shull, Doug Weaver, David Palensky of Phoenix, Ariz., Pete Robinovitz of Las Vegas. Closed casket visitation. Family will receive friends, 7-9 p.m. today, Wyuka Funeral Home. Reception to follow, funeral home garden room. Condolences may be e-mailed to email@example.com.
Watson - Jack H., 82, Lincoln, died Saturday (2/23/2002).
Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Peter's Catholic Church, 4500 Duxhall Drive. Rosary: 7 p.m. today, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Visitation: today, funeral home; one hour before services, church. Memorials to American Legion Post 3 scholarship fund, Madonna Foundation or Mass offerings.
Weiseth - Olga Luella, 86, Lincoln, died Wednesday (2/20/2002). Born, Lincoln (9/1/15) to Andrew and Mary (Hegge) Weiseth. Social worker, Minneapolis School System. Member, United Lutheran Church.
Survivors: brother, Dr. Werner Weiseth, Plainview; nephews, Marcus Weiseth, Omaha, Richard Andresen, Grand Island; nieces, Mary Caplinger, Luella Christoph, both Minneapolis; other close relatives, Mary Abramson, Pete Richling, Les Richling.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, United Lutheran Church, 5945 Fremont St. Pastor Myron Meyer. Burial: Colman, S.D. at a later date. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to church.
Babcock - Leonard Earl, 87, Lincoln, died Friday (2/22/2002).
Private family services. Family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations to charity of donor's choice in Leonard's name. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Bahr - Matthew J., 30, Bismarck, N.D., originally of Lincoln, died Thursday (2/21/2002) from injuries sustained in a flash fire.
Service of remembrance: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, First-Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D St. A memorial service will also be held in Bismarck, N.D. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. "Rock on, Matt."
Boyd - Steven Gilruth, 31, Hastings, died Friday (2/22/2002).
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. today, St. Michael's Catholic Church, Hastings. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Steve Boyd Memorial Fund for Easton Boyd, City National Bank, 800 W. Third St., Hastings 68901. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home, Hastings.
Christensen - Dr. Kenneth C., 85, Lincoln, died Monday (2/25/2002).
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Copley - Glenn E., 79, Red Cloud, died Sunday (2/24/2002). Born, Red Cloud. Retired custodian, Webster County Courthouse. Army veteran, World War II.
Survivors: sisters, Orpha Barta, Phyllis Drake, both Wichita, Kan. Preceded in death by wife, Hazel K.; son, Billy Joe.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Zion Lutheran Church, Red Cloud. Red Cloud Cemetery. Memorials to church or Heritage Care Center. Simonson-Williams Funeral Home, Red Cloud.
Daugherty - Willis D., 82, Hallam, died Saturday (2/23/2002) in Crete.
Memorial Services: 2 p.m. today, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Cremation. No viewing or visitation.
Deitchler - Marvin, 84, Lincoln, formerly Glenwood, Iowa, died Wednesday (2/20/2002).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Grace United Methodist Church, Glenwood. Memorials to the church or Glenwood Public Library. Peterson Mortuary, Glenwood.