Eickman - Reuberta M., 72, Hebron, died Thursday (9/7/2000).
Memorial Services: 2 p.m. today, Christian Church, Hebron. No visitation. Anatomical Donation to the University of Kansas Medical Center. Hebron Memorial Funeral Home, Hebron.
Hough - Raymond J., 75, Bellwood, died Friday (9/8/2000) at Columbus. Born (10/9/24) at Bellwood. Cattle feeder, farmer. Served U.S. Army (1944-46), 42nd Rainbow Division, European Theatre.
Survivors: wife, Meraldeen; sons, William, James and Daniel, all of Bellwood; daughter, Sharon Hough, Lincoln; brother, Everette Hough, Bellwood; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Peter Catholic Church, Bellwood. Presentation Cemetery, rural Bellwood. Vigil: 7 p.m. Monday, church. Visitation: Monday 2-4 p.m., McKown Funeral Home, Columbus; after 6 p.m., church; one hour before services, church. Memorials to Bellwood Fire Department; American Legion 327, Bellwood; American Cancer Society.
Lawrence - Leonard N., 94, Tecumseh, died Friday (9/8/2000) at Lincoln. Born (7/19/06), Tecumseh. Farmer.
Survivors: daughters, son-in-law, Wauna and Jack Aitken, Barbara Castleberry, all Tecumseh; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Albert and Heye Parde, Auburn; sisters-in-law, Mildred Goers, Edna Goers, both of Tecumseh, Sophia Jurgens, Beatrice, Tille Mahloch, Lincoln. Preceded in death by parents, Numan and Lillian (Allen) Lawrence; Mae Goers, Emma Parde; sister, Nellie Mae Noble.
Memorial Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Wherry Brothers Mortuary, Tecumseh. The Rev. Michael Patzloff. No visitation. Cremation. Private interment, Tecumseh Cemetery. Memorials to family or St. Labre Indian School, Ashland, Mont.
Nantkes - Odette Yolanda (Crespo), 50, died (9/3/2000), of brain cancer. Born (6/16/50), Havana, Cuba. Graduate instructor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Working towards Ph.D. in Spanish literature. Graduate, Southeast High School, 1968; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, bachelor of arts in education; Lincoln School of Commerce, tour and travel, 1996; Concordia College, master's in education, 1998. Former travel agent, Travel and Transport, Lincoln. Former teacher, Southeast High School, Irvine Middle School, Parkview Christian School, Agape Christian School, all Lincoln. Lamaze instructor; 4-H leader. Married to George L. Nantkes (7/12/69). Age 11, immigrated to Lincoln. Naturalized citizen (5/26/70). Free-lance writer. Seward resident, over 30 years.
Survivors: husband, George; daughters, Elizabeth Bayee, Mentone, Calif.; Janelle Bohl, Santa Paula, Calif.; Natalie Dorn, Del Mar, Calif.; son, Andre Nantkes, Mailbu, Calif.; sister, Olivia Lyle, Seattle; brother, James Crespo, mother, Yolanda Crespo, both of Sleepy Hollow, Ill. Preceded in death by brother, Orestes "Tom" Crespo; father, Orestes Crespo Sr.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Christ's Place Church, 1111 Old Cheney Road, Lincoln, also in Malibu, Calif. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the Odette Nantkes Evangelism Fund, care of church (12).
Swigerd -Mary Jane "Janie," 65, Milford, died Thursday (9/7/2000).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. No visitation. Cremation. Memorials to the family.
Tiedeman - Virgil D., 79, Firth, died Friday (9/8/2000). Born, Hickman (8/5/21). Worked in sales, Sears. Married to Helen Kenyon, 56 years. Member, Firth Reformed Church.
Survivors: wife, Helen; daughter, son-in-law, Donna and Clinton Schlake, Lincoln; son, daughter-in-law, James and Mary, Kearney; grandchildren, Teresa and Steve Lauver, Kerry, all of Omaha, Melissa, Kearney, Christopher, Biloxi, Miss.; great-granddaughters, Adrienne and Tailynn, Kearney; brother, sister-in-law, Dale and Martha, Lincoln; sisters, brother-in-law, Laverne Field, Tecumseh, Vera May, Betty and Dwight Heckman, all of Lincoln; sisters-in-law, spouse, Janet and Larry Schmutte, Roca, Frances Fagler, Stockton, Calif.; uncle, Glen Berkemeyer, Hickman; nieces, nephews, cousins.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Firth Reformed Church. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: today, 4-8 p.m., Monday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Metcalf Funeral Home, Firth. Memorials to the church.
Dennis - Jeannette S., 80, Fort Pierce, Fla., formerly Lincoln, died (7/18/2000) in Howell, Mich.
Memorial open house: 2-6 p.m. today, Unitarian Universalist Church, 6300 A St. Memorials to donor's favorite charity in Jeannette's name.
Kramer - Louise D., 82, Aurora, Colo., died Wednesday (9/6/2000).
Private family services. Cremation. No Visitation. Memorials to Friendship Home, P.O. Box. 30268, Lincoln (68503-0268).
Lane - Kevin C., 32, Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Wymore, died Monday (9/4/2000). Born, Beatrice. Employed, technical support, Dell Computer Co. Served, U.S. Air Force.
Survivors: mother, Lorine M. (Witcofski) Lane, Wymore; sister, Lori McAlister, Beatrice; three nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins.
Memorial graveside service: 2 p.m. Thursday, Blue Springs Cemetery. No viewing or visitation. Laughlin-Hoevet Funeral Home, Wymore. Memorials established with funeral home in charge.
Lessman - Harlan D. "Jiggs" Sr., 70, Sioux City, Iowa, died Thursday (9/7/2000).
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Christy-Smith Morningside Chapel, Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation: today, noon to 8 p.m., with family 6-8 p.m., Christy-Smith Funeral Home, Morningside Chapel; Sioux City. Memorials will be donated to local youth programs.
Bates - Jacqueline Richards-Hiller 80, Lincoln, died Wednesday (9/20/2000). Born, Hebron, to John and Edith (Holcomb) Richards. Retired nurse's aide, Saint Elizabeth Hospital. Former resident of Norfolk.
Survivors: sons, Dave, Nevada, Jim, Arizona, Bruce, Minnesota, Mike, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Peggy and Richard Schlesinger, Casper, Wyo.; grandchildren, Scott, Brett and Jesse Hiller; sisters, brothers-in-law, Mary Elizabeth and Murry Reed, Minnesota, Charlotte and Bill Korff, Florida. Preceded in death by: son Bill; parents.
Services: 11 a.m. today, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hebron. Father Paul Sheehy. Hebron Cemetery. No visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Christjaener - Ervin F., 89, Pleasant Dale, died Wednesday (9/20/2000).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Malcolm. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to donor's choice, care of family. Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward.
Clough - Claude A., 84, Firth, died Friday (9/22/2000). Born, Cortland (11/23/15) to Claude and Addie (James). Member, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 531, Beatrice.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Claudette and Allan Docter, Firth; grandchildren, spouses, Bruce and Deb Docter, Brent Docter, Randy Docter, all of Firth, Deb Docter, Oceanside, Calif., Rhonda and Cordell Gutknecht, Lincoln; great-grandchildren, Corey, Brianne and Courtney Gutknecht, all of Lincoln; Amanda, Brandi and Aaron Docter, all of Firth; brother-in-law, Gene Sherman, Cortland; sisters, Maxine Poland, Lincoln, Ruth Shanks, San Dimas, Calif.; nieces and nephews.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. The Rev. Craig Wagner officiating. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Bruce, Randy and Brent Docter, Cordell and Corey Gutknecht, Ken Krueger. Honorary pallbearers: Bill Taylor, Roger Coburn, Roger Pfeifer, Michael Sherman, Robert Anderson. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today; Sunday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Monday, 9-11 a.m., all at the funeral home. Memorials to Lakeview Rest Home, 404 E. 8th St., Firth (68358).
Damoude - Oleta L., 82, Lincoln, formerly Hershey, died Thursday (9/21/2000).
Services pending. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home, North Platte.
Dankert - Martha E., 91, Seward, widow of Richard, died Wednesday (9/20/2000) in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, St. John Lutheran Church, Seward. Burial: 2 p.m. today, Central City Cemetery. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to church, Concordia University or Alzheimers Association. Volzke Mortuary, Seward.
Egr - Irene, 83, Gretna, widow of William, died Thursday (9/21/2000) in Omaha. Born, Wahoo, to Antonia (Hladik) and Charles Styskal. Member, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Gretna.
Survivors: daughters, son-in-law, Gerri West, Jeanie and Roger Krambeck, all Gretna; five granddaughters; six great-grandchildren; sisters, brother-in-law, Georgia Greer, Omaha, Margaret Zuba, Floral Park, N.Y., Betty and Dwaine Huscher, Cedar Bluffs; brother, sister-in-law, Charles and Alice Styskal, Millard.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wahoo. Scripture service: 7 p.m. Sunday, Svoboda Funeral Home, Wahoo. The Rev. Rudy Oborny. St. Francis Cemetery. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. Sunday, with family 6-8 p.m.; one hour before services, all at funeral home. Memorials to Gretna Neighbors or Gretna Fire & Rescue.
Engel - Marilyn J., 64, Beaver Crossing, died Thursday (9/21/2000). Born, Firth (12/24/35). Graduate, Lincoln High School, 1954. Employee: Warren Memorial Hospital, Friend; Verna's Cafe, Beaver Crossing; Skyline Answering Service, Denver. Operated: Bouwens Variety Store, Country Neighbors Store, Beaver Crossing. Member: Christian Church, Ladies Aid, Sky's The Limit Homemaker's Club, all Beaver Crossing.
Survivors: husband, Benny Jr.; daughters, sons-in-law, Brenda and Mike Stutzman, Joellen and John Eulberg, Margot and Tom Meahan, all of Beaver Crossing, Sheryl and Chris Navrkal, Elmwood; sons, daughter-in-law, Scott, Shawn and Sue, all of Seward; grandchildren, Jessica and Shane Gorski, Andrew and Rachel Kunert, Joshua Kunert, Timothy Eulberg, Anthony DeVoy, Sydney and Michaela Engel, Tyler, Wesly and Amanda Navrkal, Chelsie Engel, Justin and Kerrianne Mueller; one great-grandson; mother, Fern Bouwens; brother, sister-in-law, Marvin and Georgia Bouwens; parents-in-law, Ben and Frances Engel, all of Beaver Crossing; nieces and nephews; many friends. Preceded in death by father, Henry Bouwens; sister-in-law, Carolyn Bouwens.
Services: 2:30 p.m. Monday, Beaver Crossing United Methodist Church. The Rev. Michael Moyer. Beaver Crossing Cemetery. Visitation: 1-9 p.m., today and Sunday, Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Beaver Crossing; Monday, 9 a.m.-noon and one hour before services, church. Memorials established in care of the family.
Frerichs - Lois E., 82, Beatrice, died Thursday (9/21/2000). Born, Haigler (10/13/17). Retired patient clothing purchasing agent, Beatrice State Developmental Center.
Survivors: husband, Ernest; daughter, Judy Baumann, Odell; sons, Ronald, Sutton, Dennis, Beatrice; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister, Norma Reinholdt, Cherokee, Iowa.
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. John Lutheran Church, Beatrice. Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice. Family Prayer Service: 9:45 a.m., church chapel. Visitation: Monday until 9:30 p.m., Fox Funeral Home, Beatrice; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church with funeral home in charge.
Lambert - Lorene E., 82, Osceola, died Thursday (9/21/2000). Born, Fullerton (8/3/18). Housewife.
Survivors: son, Art Lambert, York; daughters, Laurella Cerny, Albion; Linda Cerny, Osceola; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Services: 9 a.m. today, Kepner-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel, Osceola. Phillips Cemetery, Phillips.
Patterson - The Rev. Dr. Gordon L., 70, Seward, died Thursday (9/21/2000). Born, Sargent (11/16/29). Graduate, Sargent High School, 1948. Bachelor of arts degree, Hastings College; master of theology and bachelor of divinity, Southern Methodist University; doctorate of theology, East Coast University, Dade City, Fla. U.S. Marine Corps, served as Rifleman in 1st Marine Division in Korea; U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, Chaplain U.S. Navy Reserve, 1953-1998; National Chaplain for American Legion, Chaplain for State of Nebraska American Legion. United Methodist Pastor, 39 years. Member, United Methodist Church Nebraska Conference; Seward Kiwanis Club. Life member, Flynn American Legion Post 154, Blair.
Survivors: wife, LaVonne; sons, daughters-in-law, Philip and JoAnne, Huntsville, Ala., Dr. David and Dr. Laura, Bloomington, Minn., Paul and Margaret, Topeka, Kan.; daughters, sons-in-law, Marcia and Bob Domecq, Superior, Wis., Pamela and Kurt Davis, Blair, Sarah and Charlie Kurre, Columbia, Mo.; eight granddaughters; three grandsons; sister, brother-in-law, Dorothy and Kenneth Henry, Cozad; brother-in-law; sister-in-law; nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by parents, Cloyd E. and Mary G. (Williams).
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, United Methodist Church, Seward. The Revs. Kelly Karges and T.J. Fraser. Graveside Services: 3 p.m. Monday, Blair Cemetery, Blair. Full Military Honors. Visitation: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward; one hour before services, church. Memorials to donor's choice in care of family.
Petr - Edward J., 73, Hastings, died Friday (9/22/2000) at Lincoln. Born, near Deweese (2/22/27). Former farmer. Diesel Mechanic, Hastings Motor Truck; Farmland Industries; general agent, Knights of Columbus Insurance.
Survivors: wife, Jeanne; children, Ann Harms, Charleston, W.Va., Steve, Fort Smith, Ark., John, Kearney, Ric, Denton, Texas, Larry, Knoxville, Tenn., Jacque Armstrong, Lincoln, Joan Coble, Hastings, Marge Tilberg, Mitchell, S.D., Jeff, Riverdale, Greg, Shawnee, Kan., Matt, Holmdel, N.J.; 23 grandchildren; brother, Emil, Natal, Brazil; sister, Rose Hansen, Deweese.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. Cecilia's Catholic Church, Hastings. Rosary: 8 p.m. Sunday, church. Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. today; Sunday, 1-6 p.m., both at funeral home; Sunday, 7-9 p.m.; one hour before services, both at church. Memorials to church renovation fund. Butler-Volland Funeral Home, Hastings.
Sanchez - Virginia L., 80, Falls City, widow of Dr. Joseph L., died Thursday (9/21/2000). Born, St. Joseph, Mo. (10/7/19). Employee: Hartford's Insurance; Mechanic's Bank, St. Joseph, Mo.
Survivors: stepson, Dr. Billie Joe Sanchez, Sun Lakes, Ariz.; step-daughters, Gloria Ann Rockhoff, Lou Rita Keehn, both Atlanta; eight step-grandchildren; 20 step-great-grandchildren.
Services: 2:30 p.m. Monday, Dorr Funeral Home Chapel, Falls City. Steele Cemetery, Falls City. Family will greet friends Sunday, 4-5 p.m., funeral home.
Sasse - Dennis L., 46, Lincoln, died Thursday (9/21/2000). Warehouse manager, American Casing Supply. Member, St. Mark's United Methodist Church.
Survivors: wife, Dianne L.; daughters, Brandee Sasse, Holdrege, Danielle Sasse, Lincoln; sons, Nicolas, Justin and Joshua, all of Holdrege, Drew, Lincoln; stepdaughter, Kerri Atencio, Colorado Springs, Colo.; stepfather, Billy Jensen, Alma; brothers, sister-in-law, Dale and Deb Jensen, Alma, Gary Jensen, Wilcox, John Henry Jensen, Lincoln, Allen Sasse, Medford, Ore.; sister, Judy Wade, Kearney; stepmother, Betty Sasse, Medford, Ore.; grandchildren, Zachery, Colton and Lezlee Sasse. Preceded in death by mother, Louise Jensen; father, Earl Sasse; father-in-law, Fred Gildersleeve.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, St. Luke United Methodist Church. Pastor Francis Schmidt. Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers: Milford Covey, Doug Fry, Ron Genthe, Brian Bunde, Jim Morris, Kyle Loos. Honorary pallbearers: Brian Frevert, Greg Brown, Darin Weber, George Lahners, Jim Granquist, Tony Shuster, Larry Shuster, Rich Dietrich. Visitation: 1 p.m.-9 p.m. today; Sunday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to the family.
Scdoris - Debra, 47, Dorchester, died Thursday (9/21/2000).
Services pending, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Schneider - Pearl, 97, Ulysses, died Wednesday (9/20/2000) in Seward.
Corrected Survivors: daughter-in-law, Margie Schneider. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, United Methodist Church, Ulysses. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Pallbearers: David and Bob Benson, Dale Maahs, Louis Stonerook, Bob Stonerook Sr., Jim Karpisek. Memorials to family. Knott Funeral Home, David City.
Schulz - Dale M., 82, David City, formerly Brainard, died Tuesday (9/19/2000).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Roberts Funeral Home, David City. Visitation: today 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., funeral home. Memorials to American Legion Post 273, Brainard.
Streeton - Lois Elaine (Grow), 73, Lincoln, died Tuesday (9/19/2000).
Memorial Services: 10 a.m. today, Tabitha, 4720 Randolph St. Cremation. No viewing. Memorials to Hospice of Tabitha. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Thompson - Wayne, 92, Bruning, died Thursday (9/21/2000) at Lincoln.
Services pending. Bruning Memorial Funeral Home, Bruning.
Votava - Clarence W., 90, David City, died Friday (9/22/2000). Born, Linwood (6/30/10). Farmer and Rural Mail Carrier. Attended two years business school. Member: St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bruno Volunteer Fire Department, Rural Mail Carrier Association.
Survivors: Son, daughter-in-law, Jerry and Betty Votava, Columbus; daughters, sons-in-law, Connie and Don Korinek, Omaha, Mary Jane and Aaron DeWispelare, San Antonio; sister-in-law, Norma Smith, Mesa, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Gertrude; son, Bernard; sisters, Wilma Coufal, Tillie Walla, Adeline Korinek.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Monday, St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Bruno. Parish Cemetery. Visitation: 12-7 p.m. Sunday, Knott Funeral Home, David City. Wake service: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, funeral home. Memorials to Donor's Choice.
Anderson - Doris J., 76, Lincoln, died Saturday (9/23/2000).
Services pending. Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St.