Bigley - Duane L., 66, Lincoln, died Tuesday (4/3/2001). Born, Adams (7/30/34) to Laurence and E. Hazel (Brethouwer). U.S. Army and Korean War veteran. Retired truck driver.
Survivors: sons, daughter-in-law, William Duane and Joyce, Cleveland, Ga., Kelvin, Barneston; daughters, son-in-law, Coralee Schauer, Lincoln, Kimberly and Jim Stofer, Swedeburg; stepson, Keith Bruder, Lincoln; mother, E. Hazel Greenwade, Lincoln; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by father, Laurence; stepfather, P. Stanley Greenwade; brothers, Larry, Darwin.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. The Rev. Dr. George R. Robie. Lincoln Memorial Park. Military honors by Fort Riley, Kan., honor guard. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. today; 9-9 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. until services Saturday; all funeral home. Memorials in care of family.
Brown - Frank, 83, Lawrence, Kan., formerly of Brookfield, Mo., widower of Doris, died Tuesday (4/3/2001). Born, Trenton, Mo. Retired co-owner, manager, Cisco Brown Drug, Gift Shop and Pharmacy.
Survivors: son, Don, Houston; five grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Trinity United Methodist Church, Brookfield. Park Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation: after 1 p.m. today, with family 7-9 p.m. today, Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield. Memorials to the church may be mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
Churchill - Roy M., 49, Seward, died Thursday (4/5/2001). Born (11/12/51). Owner, ISG. Graduate, Seward High School; Southeast Community College, Milford. Member, United Methodist Church, Seward.
Survivors: wife, Jan; mother, Norma Churchill, Seward; brothers, sisters-in-law, Bernard and Diana Churchill, Circle City, Ariz, Dr. Melvin Jr. and Delores Churchill, all Lincoln; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, Steve and Toni Shively, Lincoln, David and Diane Shively, Brooklyn Park, Minn., Patrick and Barb Shively, Doug and Rhonda Shively, all Milford; father-in-law, mother-in-law, Jim and Sarah Shively, Seward; nieces; nephews. Preceded in death by father, Melvin, Sr.; daughter, Amanda Churchill.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, United Methodist Church, Seward. The Rev. Kelly Karges. Greenwood Cemetery, Seward. Visitation: 2-8:30 p.m. today; 10 a.m. until services Saturday, church. Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward.
Cihal - Sylvia, 83, widow of Joseph Sr., Dwight, died Tuesday (4/3/2001).
Mass of Christian burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Assumption Catholic Church, Dwight. Rosary: 10 a.m. Saturday, church. Visitation: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. today, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward; one hour before services, church. Memorials to donor's choice in care of family.
Damm - Hertha L. (Fegesack), 86, Woodburn, Ore., formerly of Lincoln, widow of William, died 3/15/01. Born, Carleton. Retired public-school teacher, later a lunchroom manager. Moved to Woodburn, 1983.
Survivors: son, Wendell; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Services were held March 23 at Hope Lutheran Church in Woodburn. Willamettte National Cemetery. Memorials to the church. Simon Funeral Home, Woodburn.
Dan - Merle, 96, Nebraska City, died Wednesday (4/4/2001). Born, Watertown, S.D. Retired farm worker and jockey, farms and horse tracks.
Survivors: local niece, Sophie Mason, Nebraska City.
Services: 3 p.m. today, Peterson Mortuary Chapel, Nebraska City. Wyuka Cemetery, Nebraska City. Visitation: noon today until services, mortuary. Memorials to the family.
Douglas - George K., 95, Crete, formerly of Lincoln, died Thursday (4/5/2001). Born, Wymore (11/24/05) to George William and Edna Pearl (Kyle) Douglas. Retired carpenter, George Cook Construction Co. Member, Carpenter's Local No. 1055. Former member, Capitol City Campers, Winnebago Club, various square dance clubs.
Survivors: wife, Dorothy; sons, daughter-in-law, George R. and Shirley, William L., all of Lincoln; grandchildren, spouses, Richard and Elena Douglas, Cincinnati, Elaine and Ross Hulse, Albion, Michael Douglas, Bennet, Dale Douglas, Milligan, David Douglas, Lincoln, Robin Douglas-Lundy and Wayne, Martell, Becky and Jeff Hall, William Lee Douglas III and Denise, all of Hickman; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sisters, brothers-in-law, Edna and Harvey Gates, Edith and Bryce Heckman, all Lincoln; sister-in-law, Vera Douglas, Aransas Pass, Texas. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Robert Bruce and Loyal Douglas.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Southern Heights Presbyterian Church, 5750 S. 40th St. College View Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday until 9 p.m. Sunday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to the church (16).
Doyle - Raymond R., 66, McCook, died Tuesday (4/3/2001). Born, Red Willow County. Former owner, Ray's Meat Market.
Survivors: wife, Ruth; sons, Randy, Lincoln, Russ, McCook; daughters, Roxann Owens, Indianola, Rita Roberts, Monte Vista, Colo.; stepson, Ben Garcia III, McCook; sister, Helen Bagan, McCook; brothers, Gene Doyle, Bob Doyle, all McCook; 12 grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Evangelical Free Church. Private family inurnment. Memorials to family. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, McCook.
Ertl - Donald Louis, 67, Lincoln, died Thursday (4/5/2001).
Survivors: wife, Marilyn, Lincoln; sons, daughter-in-law, Mike, Alliance, Steve, Jeff and Tara, all Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Debra and David Bay, Lincoln; mother, Margaret Ertl, Lincoln; sister, Barbara Ertl, Lincoln; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by father, Norman; daughter, Lori Ertl; grandson, Andy Ertl.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Father Robert Tucker. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Milt Greger, Merlin Frenzel, Mike Ertl II, Chris Ertl, Carl Fricke, Kevin Frenzel. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday, funeral home. Memorials to family.
Fausch - Henry Wallace, 80, Mesa, Ariz., died 3/27/01 at home.
No services. Memorials to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014-5656.
Ford - Ruth L., 90, Lincoln, died Sunday (4/1/2001).
Graveside Services: 1 p.m. today, Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O St. Memorials to Eastmont Towers Memorial Fund. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Freiburger - Wilma, 78, widow of Richard, Lincoln, formerly Raymond, died Friday (3/30/2001).
Memorial Services: 11 a.m. today, Havelock United Methodist Church, 4140 N. 60th St. No visitation. Memorials to the family's choice. Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.
Henning - Richard H., 86, Beatrice, formerly Gladstone, widower of Dorothea, died Thursday (4/5/2001). Born, Hamburg, Mo. Pharmacist. World War II veteran, U.S. Army.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, David and Barb, Beatrice; daughters, sons-in-law, Cindy and Carl Black, Betty and Fred DeVries, all of Beatrice; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Zion UCC Church, Gladstone. Church cemetery. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury. Memorials to family's choice.
Hill - Lillian P., 81, Waverly, died Thursday (4/5/2001).
Services pending at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.
Hoidal - Cecelia C., 95, widow of Martin, Phoenix, formerly Lincoln, died Monday (4/2/2001).
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Teresa's Catholic Church, 735 S. 36th St. Memorials to Adoration Convent, 1040 S. Cotner Blvd. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Jacobs - Mildred Fleming, 83, Sun City, Ariz., formerly of Garrison and Omaha, died 3/27/01. Born, Garrison. Housewife, restaurant hostess.
Survivors: husband, John.
Memorial Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Roberts Funeral Home, David City. Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus. Memorials in care of family.
Johnson - Dorothy G., 89, Adams, formerly Lincoln, died 3/28/01.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd. (02); or donor's favorite charity.
Kloppenborg - Thelma Ora, 94, Lincoln, died Thursday (4/5/2001) in Milford. Born, Glenville (1/13/07) to Charlie and Myrtle (Barnes) Naggatz.
Survivors: daughter, Ruth T. Keith, Lincoln; son, Wesley, Amarillo, Texas; brother, sister-in-law, Neal and Gladys Sanders, Broken Bow; grandchildren, Ken and Barbara Dean, Sierra Vista, Ariz., Chris and Al Boyd, Lincoln, Connie Dean, Orlando, Fla., John and Muriel Dean, Lincoln, Vicki Johnson, Dallas, David and Patty Kloppenborg, Abington, Va., Deb and Gerald McLaughlin, Amarillo; 16 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Marten; parents; brothers, Carl, Donald, Leonard.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Rev. Maurice Pierce. Fairfield Cemetery, Fairfield. Pallbearers: Joe Dean, Jason Berlowitz, Jim McCullough, Matt Hudson, Marty Dean, Richard Dean. Visitation: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral home. Memorials to the family.
Kossek - Bernard F., 95, Lincoln, died Thursday (4/5/2001).
Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. until services Monday, funeral home.
Michel - Vera M., 81, Lincoln, died Tuesday (4/3/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Southern Heights Presbyterian Church, 5750 S. 40th St.. Friday until services, church. Memorials to church. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Milius - Larry Dean, 56, Plymouth, died Wednesday (4/4/2001) in Lincoln. Born, Beatrice (3/19/45). 1963 graduate, Plymouth High School. Attended Fairbury Junior College. Married Lois Janssen (9/6/64) at Zion Lutheran Church, Harbine. Served, Army National Guard. Worked for his parents at Milius Hardware, Plymouth. Purchased business from his parents in 1982, with brother, Duane. Member, St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, served as chairman, elder, on the board of trustees, and the cemetery and stewardship committees. Past fire chief, Plymouth Volunteer Fire Department. Served on the city council and Tri County School Board and as mayor of Plymouth. Was serving on Beatrice Community Hospital Foundation Board.
Survivors: wife, Lois Milius; sons, daughters-in-law, Mike and Stacia, Holdrege, Tim and Melissa, Olathe, Kan.; mother, Iverna Milius, Beatrice; granddaughter, Courtney Milius, Holdrege; sister, brother-in-law, Bonnie and LaVern Saathoff, Beatrice; brother, sister-in-law, Duane and Kathy Milius, rural Beatrice; sisters-in-law, spouses, Mary and Dale Pretzer, Newton, Iowa, Jan and Henry Gunther, rural Diller; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father, Elmer Milius, 1974; grandson, Ethan Milius, 1994; parents-in-law, Art and Viola Janssen.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Plymouth. Family prayer service, 10 a.m. Saturday, church. Pastors Joel Frank and Dan Heiderich. Church cemetery. Visitation: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Harman-Wright Mortuary, Plymouth; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church with church elders in charge. Messages of condolence and remembrance may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and will be forwarded to the family.
Moody - Lucille M., 90, widow of Robert, Lincoln, died Tuesday (4/3/2001).
Services: 2 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Visitation: until services, funeral home. Memorials to donor's favorite charity.
Niederhaus - Amelia, 92, Lincoln, died Tuesday (4/3/2001).
Services: 2:30 p.m. today, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home Chapel, 4040 A St. Visitation: 9 a.m. until services today, funeral home. Memorials to Frieden's Lutheran Church.
Niederhaus - Faith Jaelynn, infant daughter of John and Michelle (Lanini) Niederhaus, Lincoln, born at rest (4/4/2001).
Survivors: parents; grandparents, Michael and Cindy Lanini, Michael and Sherry Niederhaus, all of Lincoln; great-grandparents, Dick and Ruby Schulte, Lexington, Carter and Lois Harvey, Harry and Jeanne Niederhaus, all of Lincoln, Gerald Kincheloe, Lexington, Euneice Kincheloe, South Carolina; aunts, Debra Bogus, Jessica Niederhaus, both of Lincoln; uncle, Christopher Bogus, Lincoln; cousins, Michaun Bogus, Jace Niederhaus, both of Lincoln.
Memorial Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 S. 84th St. Graveside Services: noon Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Park-Babyland. Family and friends will meet at 11:45 a.m. at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Rogers - Virginia, 86, Lincoln, died 3/30/01.
Memorial Services: 11 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Cremation. Memorials to donor's choice.
Ronne - Mary L., 85, York, died Thursday (4/5/2001). Born, Everton, Mo. Retired, taught rural school in York and farmed with husband.
Survivors: husband, Darrell; daughters, Beverly Perry, Hesston, Kan., Sharlene Ellis, Waverly; son, Dennis, Scottsbluff; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church, York. Greenwood Cemetery, York. Visitation: begins 1 p.m. Saturday, Metz Mortuary, York. Memorials to the church or York General Hospital.
Short - Ione Serene (Brazier Leach), 69, Lincoln, died Sunday (4/1/2001).
No services. Cremation. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Skucius - Elaine M., 76, Lincoln, died Tuesday (4/3/2001). Born, Munden, Kan.
Services: 11 a.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Burial: 3:30 p.m. today, Chester Cemetery, Chester. Pallbearers: Terry Skucius, William Wood, Eugene Stenger, Jim Wickless, Sr., Don Pierce, Ken Schmidt. Visitation: until service time, funeral home. Memorials to Nebraska 4-H Development Foundation c/o University of Nebraska Foundation, Suite 200, 1111 Lincoln Mall (08) or St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M St. (08).
Vance - Lorraine, 69, Lincoln, died Monday (4/2/2001).
Services: 10 a.m. today, Lincoln Indian Center, 1100 Military Road, (08). Visitation: today until the end of services, Lincoln Indian Center.
Wadkins - Christyna L. "Tyna", 11, Lincoln, died Monday (4/2/2001).
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1940 S. 77th St. Memorials to the family. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.
Williamson - Allie, 82, Lincoln, died Sunday (4/1/2001).
Services: 3 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association.