Kudlacek - Marie M., 88, widow of Anton, Wahoo, died Wednesday (2/28/2001) in Omaha. Born, Dwight. Owned and operated, former Kudlacek's Whiteway Cafe & Service Station, Weston.
Survivors: daughters, sons-in-law, Geraldine and Ralph Davis, Mineral, Va., JoAnn and Jim Terveer, Papillion; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; brothers, Lad Liska, Lincoln, Joe Liska, Bee.
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wahoo. St. Francis Cemetery. Rosary: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today, both Svoboda Funeral Home, Wahoo. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. today, funeral home and one hour before services, church. Family prefers mass offerings in lieu of flowers.
Ludwick - Charlene Joyce, 75, Loretto, died Wednesday (2/28/2001) in Lincoln. Born, Loretto. Employee, Nebraska Health and Human Services Department, Boone County, 45 years.
Survivors: nieces, Marilyn Aubert, Lincoln, Myrna Hansen, Sun City, Ariz., Georgia Callahan, Austin, Texas, Alice Pollock, Willard, Mo., Karen Beel, Escondido, Calif., Patti Clark, Visalia, Calif.; nephews, Lanny Ludwick, Huntington Beach, Calif., Wallace Ludwick, Palm Springs, Calif.; great-nieces and great-nephews; cousins, friends.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Loretto United Methodist, Loretto. Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today, Levander Funeral Home, Albion. Memorials suggested to the family in lieu of flowers.
Monnier - James E., 42, North Platte, died Tuesday (2/27/2001). Born, Omaha. Independent truck driver.
Survivors: father, Herman, North Platte; sisters, Susan Wolter, St. Joseph, Mich., Connie Bernal, Linda Hernandez, both North Platte; brother, William, North Platte; nieces; nephews.
Services: 2 p.m. today, Carpenter Memorial Chapel, North Platte. Memorials to American Kidney Foundation.
Niemann - Evelyn C., 89, Hebron, died Thursday (3/1/2001).
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, Hebron. The Rev. William Thornton. Hebron City Cemetery. Price Funeral Home, Hebron.
Nuernberger - Leona E., 77, Lincoln, died Tuesday (2/27/2001).
Private family services. Lincoln Memorial Park. No viewing or visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Van Dorn Villa. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Nun - Myrna L., 86, Hebron, widow of Harry J., died Tuesday (2/27/2001). Born, Superior (10/28/14) to LeRoy and Jessie (Palmer) Paugh. Member, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, St. Ann's Altar Society, VFW Auxiliary.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Harry J. and Patricia, Canyon Lake, Texas; daughter, Judy L. Nun, Hebron; brothers, sister-in-law, Jack Paugh, Chester, Dick and Peggy Paugh, Hallam; grandchildren, Jeffrey L. Nun, Arlington, Va., and Deborah Self, Austin, Texas; great-grandchildren, Brian and Clinten May, Austin.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Monday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hebron. The Rev. Father Paul Sheehy. Hebron City Cemetery. Visitation: beginning 9 a.m. Sunday, Hebron Memorial Funeral Home, Hebron. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, funeral home. Memorial established to Hebron Volunteer Fire Dept.
Poncelow - Rev. Billie Claire, 77, Omaha, died Sunday (2/25/2001).
Services were Thursday, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 517 S. 32nd St., Council Bluffs. McCurdy Funeral Home, 121 S. Seventh St., Council Bluffs.
Rhodus - Howard E., 87, died Tuesday (2/27/2001).
Services pending. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Roper - Hulda V., widow of Reg C. Roper, 93, Lincoln, died Wednesday (2/28/2001). Born, Quincy, Ill. (3/16/07) to George Herman and Louise (Mohr) Stahnke. Ret. 1973, Detective, Lincoln Police Department, 30 years. Memberships, awards: College View Seventh Day Adventist Church; first female detective and first female police officer with LPD; Roper Elementary School named in honor of Hulda; the Great Navy of Nebraska; Bronze Key Award, Lincoln Council of Alcoholism; Board of Directors, National Council of Alcoholism; Advisory Board, Salvation Army; National Council of Christians and Jews, Good Neighbor Award, 1964; Honorary Member, Lincoln Council of Alcoholism and Drugs; Exchange Club; NFBPW, Woman of Achievement, 1973; Nebraska Law Enforcement Hall of Fame, Detective, (10/11/73); Sertoma, Service to Mankind Award, 1982; Executive Club of Lincoln, Community Service Award, (6/13/60); Johnston Clan, Miles Johnston, 1989; Sertoma International, Woman of Distinction, 1993; Law Enforcement Award, Sunrise Optimist Club of Lincoln; Lincoln, Lancaster Health Department, Promotion of Health, 1990; College View Church, Sacrificial Award; Union College, Doctor of Humanities, 1984; Salvation Army, Friends of the Army; Christian Record Services, President's Award, 1994; Board of Education, Elementary School, 1995; Salvation Army, Life Membership Certificate, 1990.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Charles and Glenna, Lincoln; grandsons, spouses, Scott Roper and M.R. Daniels, Benton, Pa., Craig and Sydney Roper, Tom and Jan Roper, Mark and Cheryl Roper, all Lincoln; five great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Esther Stahnke, Lincoln; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband; parents; two brothers; one sister.
Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday, College View Seventh Day Adventist Church, 4015 S. 49th St. Pastor Terry Bock. Wyuka Cemetery. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday until 11 a.m. Tuesday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. and one hour before services, church. Memorials to the Friendship Home, P.O. Box 30268, Lincoln NE 68503.
Schafer - Genevieve Lucille, 85, widow of Richard L., Greeley, Colo., died Wednesday (2/28/2001). Born, Greeley, Colo.
Survivors: daughters, Linda Gasper, Greeley, Colo., Judie Smith, Fargo, N.D.; sister, Lois Pearson, Tacoma, Wash.; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Geneva. Monsignor Ivan Vap. St. Joseph's Cemetery. Rosary: 8 p.m. today, Farmer and Son Funeral Home, Geneva. Viewing at Rosary and Saturday morning.
Schmucker - Phyllis "June," 66, Lincoln, died Wednesday (2/28/2001). Born, Gilead.
Survivors: husband, Joe; sons, Robert Anthony "Tony" Irons, Lincoln, Mark Allen Schmucker, Lincoln, Scott Douglas Schmucker, Lincoln; brother, Jack Davison, Woonsocket, R.I.; sisters, Vernita Jennings, Denton, Bonnie Sue Kissling, Milwaukee, Wis.; eight grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Heritage Presbyterian Church, 880 S. 35th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. today, Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave. Memorials in lieu of flowers, church.
Seilkop - Norma C. (Halbasch) Benzel, 87, Cooper City, Fla., formerly Syracuse, died Sunday (2/25/2001) at Hollywood, Fla.
Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Syracuse. Visitation: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. until services, funeral home. Memorials to YWCA of Lincoln or Nebraska Respite Network Subsidy Fund.
Soderquist - Gerald "Pete," 85, Lincoln, died Monday (2/26/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 1015 Lancaster Lane. Additional service: 4 p.m. today, Bethany Lutheran Church, Axtell. Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St. Memorials to either church.
Spangler - Eddie, 81, Axtell, Kan., died Wednesday (2/28/2001) in Seneca, Kan. Born, Wisner. Air Force, W.W.II. Employee, Nemaha-Marshall Electric Cooperative Association, Axtell; farmer.
Survivors: daughters, Lisa Broxterman, Axtell, Kan., Laura Warner, Manhattan, Linette Mathewson, Topeka, Kan., Sharon Bergmann, Marshalltown, Iowa, Sandra Torrey, Salt Lake City; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mission Covenant Church, southwest of Axtell, Kan. Rose Hill Cemetery, north of Axtell, Kan. Visitation: 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Landreth-Popkess Funeral Home, Axtell, Kan. Memorials to the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital, Seneca, Kan. in care of funeral home.
Speck - Sherald F. "Jack," 82, widower of Pauline (Kehm), Lincoln, died Tuesday (2/27/2001). Born, York Springs, Pa. Air Force, (3/13/41), retired as a Master Sergeant (10/18/61).
Survivors: nieces, Darlene Reed, Conroe, Texas, Nikki Howard, Melody Evans, both Wilmington, N.C.; nephew, Ronnie Speck, Wilmington, N.C. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home, Grand Island. Grand Island City Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m. until services, Saturday, funeral home. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.
Watkins - Suzanne, 67, Lincoln, died Sunday (2/25/2001).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials in care of family.
Wimmer - Juna V., 86, Lincoln, widow of Harold E., died Wednesday (2/28/2001). Born, Pierce County (4/15/14) to William and Anna (Horstman) Macklin. Retired accountant, Nebraska Department of Roads.
Survivors: sister-in-law, Mildred Malcom, Grand Island; nieces; nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews. Preceded in death by husband; parents; sister; brother.
Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. The Rev. Elden D. Brown. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Frank, Jim, Gary, Stephen, Mike and Greg Wimmer. Visitation: today, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. until services, funeral home. Memorials to family in care of funeral home.
Young - Omar H., 78, Lincoln, died Wednesday (2/28/2001). Born, Plainview (9/20/22) to Harold Roscoe and Della Dorothy (Johnson). Ret. 1980 State Trooper, Nebraska State Patrol, 34 years; Captain (Commander) Troop B, Norfolk. Member: Indian Hills Community Church; Lions Club; American Legion Post 3; Security Officer, Federal Court, Lincoln, nine years.
Survivors: wife, Jeanne E.; son, daughter-in-law, Lynn O. and Becky, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Susanne C. and Bob Hanson, Atlanta; grandchildren, Brian Hanson, Michelle Ward; brothers, sister-in-law, Wayne Young, Ogalalla, Terry and Sue Young, Olathe, Kan. Preceded in death by parents.
Memorial Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Indian Hills Community Church, 1000 S. 84th St. The Rev. Eddie Masters. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to the family in care of church. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.
Bayer - Jeffrey L., 41, Lincoln, died Monday (2/26/2001).
Memorial Services: 2:30 p.m. today, Lincoln High School Auditorium, 2229 J St. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Jeff Bayer Youth Scholarship Fund at Fur Peace Ranch, P.O. Box 389, Pomeroy, Ohio 45769.
Carroll - Vivian E., 93, Milford, formerly Lincoln and Omaha, died Wednesday (2/28/2001).
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Wyuka Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today and Sunday, funeral home. Memorials to Clark Jeary Retirement Center, Lincoln, or Sunrise County Manor, Milford.
Colton - Jimmie D., 70, Waverly, formerly Tecumseh, died Friday (3/2/2001). Born, Firth (7/29/30). Retired laborer, Campbell Soup Company. Korean War veteran.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, Steve and Cathy, Olathe, Kan., Randy and Jackie, Waverly, Jon and Pauline, Sterling, Ross and Julie, Lincoln; grandchildren, Jannell and Clinton Colton, Waverly, Derek and Dylan Colton, Lincoln; sisters, brothers-in-law, Delores and Robert Logsdon, Lincoln, Patsi and Ron Pella, Lincoln; brother, sister-in-law, Larry and Patricia Colton, Lincoln; sister-in-law, Lucille Laue, Tecumseh; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Dale and Bethel (Martin) Colton; wife, Arnita.
Services: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wherry Brothers Mortuary, Tecumseh. The Rev. Jerry Hambleton. Tecumseh Cemetery. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. until services Tuesday, mortuary. Memorials to the church.
Hardman, Richard Lee, 42, Lincoln, died Thursday (3/1/2001). Born, Omaha (4/3/58) to Robert and Cleo (Bahr). CEO of a major corporation; restaurateur, San Diego; car salesman, Nebraska. Avid animal lover and Husker fan.
Private services will be held. No visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the Capital Humane Society. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Isley - Robert J., 89, Lincoln, died Tuesday (2/27/2001).
Services: 1:30 p.m. today, Lancaster Manor Nursing Home, 1001 South St. Visitation: 9-11 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Sacred Heart Catholic Parish.
Johnson - Elvera A. "Vera," 92, Waverly, died Wednesday (2/28/2001).
Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Monday, Bethlehem Covenant Church, 18703 N. 98th St., Waverly. Additional Rev. Evelyn M. R. Johnson. Pallbearers: Eric Johnson, Greg Anthony, Craig Johnson, Brad Anthony. Honorary pallbearers: Glenn Samuelson, Mike Samuelson, Wayne Johnson, Marlo Burg, Hubert Dey, Don Haase. Visitation: until 9 p.m. Sunday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to church (68462); or Waverly Rescue Squad, Waverly, NE 68462.
Keller - Kenneth R., 90, Lincoln, died Monday (2/26/2001).
Memorial service: 3 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to Tabitha Hospice, 4720 Randolph St.
Kennedy - R. Eileene, 77, Lincoln, died Wednesday (2/28/2001).
Services: 10 a.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Visitation: until services, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to family.
Kleeb - Burton, 81, Lincoln, died Tuesday (2/27/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m. until services today, funeral home. Memorials in care of the family.
Kroger - Tara Marie, 31, Lincoln, died Tuesday (2/27/2001).
Memorial service: 1 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Ohio State University Dept. of English for Tara M. Kroger Fiction Award c/o Michelle Herman, director - MFA program in creative writing, 164 W. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210.
Larue - Hollis "Ted," 82, Auburn, died Friday (3/2/2001).
Survivors: stepdaughters, Viola McPherson, Vivian Thomas, both Omaha; friend, wife, Dennis and Erna Blount, Auburn.
Services at a later date. Casey-Witzenburg Funeral Home, Auburn.
Murphy - Mary Margaret, 73, Falls City, widow of James R., died Friday (3/2/2001). Born, Dawson. Bookkeeper, Stephenson Enterprises, 25 years.
Survivors: daughter, Cathy Heinzelman, Falls City; son, Robert, Union City, Calif.; mother, Angela M. Doughtery, Lincoln; brother, William G. Doughtery, Lincoln; one grandson.
Memorial Services: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Falls City Catholic Cemetery, Falls City. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to family's choice. Clark Funeral Home, Falls City.