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Lancaster County, Nebraska Obituary and Death Notices Collection

Lancaster County, Nebraska Obituary Collection - 119

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Date: Monday, 13 September 2010, at 3:01 p.m.

Turek - Maxine E., 70, Seward, widow of Arnold, died Friday (5/18/2001). Born, Ulysses (6/28/30). Retired from Krogers Shoes.
Survivors: daughters, son-in-law, Cathy and Ed Murphy, Florence, S.C., Linda Turek, Seward; four grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, Arthur and Mary Foster; husband; brother, Eman Dobrusky; sisters, Nadine Truksa, Helen Gravel.
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Seward. Father Brad Zitek. Seward Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Volzke Mortuary, Seward. Visitation: 1-8:30 p.m. today; beginning 8 a.m. Wednesday, mortuary; one hour before services, church.

Wilson - Margaret E., 72, Lincoln, died Wednesday (5/16/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 510 S. 33rd St. Visitation: 5 p.m. today until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church (10) or UNL Foundation for the C. Oscar and Hilda M. Johnson scholarship fund.

Witte - Lorine E., 81, Friend, widow of Erwin, died Friday (5/18/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, St. John's Lutheran Church, Cordova. Interment: 1:30 p.m. today, Riverside Cemetery, Crete. Memorials in care of family. Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Friend.

Anderson - Gordon A., 52, Lincoln, died Monday (5/21/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, First ELCA Lutheran Church, 1551 S. 70th St. Graveside Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church, 68506; or Kenneth Copeland Ministries, Fort Worth, TX 76192-0001.

Ashley - Francis Benedict, 66, Lincoln, died Friday (5/18/2001).
Graveside service and burial: 1 p.m. today, Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O St., meet at the O Street gate. Visitation: today until noon, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to donor's choice.

Baker - Marianna L., 81, Englewood, Colo., widow of Maurice, died Monday (5/21/2001). Born, Nehawka (12/10/20). Member, Englewood Shrine Club.
Survivors: son, James, Englewood, Colo.; daughter, son-in-law, Sharon and Marvin Churchill, Lincoln; grandson, Kevin Baker, Salt Lake City; granddaughters, Beth Baker, Englewood, Colo., Sherri Johnson, Sheila Grummert, Sue McKee, all Lincoln; three great-grandsons. Preceded in death by husband; sister, LaVerne Miller.
Services: 3 p.m. Thursday, Crown Hill Mortuary, Denver. Memorials to Shriner's Hospital.

Beaderman - Joseph F. Sr., 80, Palmyra, died Sunday (5/20/2001).
Memorial Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. Leo's Catholic Church, Palmyra. Graveside Services: 2 p.m., Lincoln Memorial Park. Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday, church. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 7441 O St., Suite 104, 68510; or the church, 330 W. Eighth St., Palmyra, NE 68418. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Berndt - Glen A., 93, Seward, died Monday (5/21/2001). Born, Gresham (7/20/07) to Albert and Ellen Berndt. Retired farmer. Member, Masons; past member of Tamora Elevator Board, Utica Town Board.
Survivors: wife, Blenda; nieces, Helen Goodman, Hartsel, Colo., Lucille Washburn, Denver; grandchild, Eric Hess, Lincoln. Preceded in death by special son, Bruce Hess; parents; sister, Mary Robison.
Services: 10:30 Friday, United Methodist Church, Seward. The Rev. Kelly Karges. Greenwood Cemetery, Seward. Pallbearers: Robert Brigham, Larry Dethlefs, Timothy Javorsky, Dan Kinnamon, Rami Manhas, Benjamine Neujahr. Visitation: 1-8:30 p.m. today, 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Volzke Mortuary, Seward; one hour before services, church. Volzke Mortuary, Seward.

Carr - Virginia K. "Ginny," 76, Eagle, died Monday (5/21/2001). Born, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Homemaker.
Survivors: son, Larry, Lincoln; daughter, Shirley Schielke, Lincoln; brother, Don Spetman, Red Oak, Iowa; five grandchildren; great-grandchild.
Services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 p.m. today until services, mortuary.

Dingman - Sherry, 63, Auburn, died Monday (5/21/2001). Born, Lincoln (8/29/37) to Ernest and Audrey (Slade) Schoneman. Manager, Antique Mall. Graduated, Lincoln High, 1956.
Survivors: husband, Norman; sons, daughters-in-law, Dave and Janet, Ozark, Mo., Steve and Kathleen, Magnolia, Ark.; grandchildren, Ashley, Kelsey, Matthew, Darcy; sister, Jackie Domer, Lincoln.
Memorial Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Auburn. Burial of ashes following, Sheridan Cemetery, west of Auburn. Cremation. No viewing. Book available for signing, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today; 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Hemmingsen Funeral Home, Auburn. Memorials to American Heart Fund.

Egger - Lauris H., 80, Hallam, died Monday (5/21/2001). Born, rural Hallam to Fred and Louise (Prange) Haas. Member, Congregational United Church of Christ of Hallam, The Sewing Circle, The Service Circle at church. Avid sports fan. Enjoyed playing cards.
Survivors: daughters, sons-in-law, Kay League, Shirley and Donnie Neujahr, Connie Amen, Ronda and Dick Sonday, all Lincoln; daughter-in-law, Peg Egger, Sprague; sister, brother-in-law, Janice and Leon Wittstruck, Martell; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandson. Preceded in death by husband, Allen E.; son, Terry A.; twin sister, Lois Sagehorn.
Services: 3 p.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. The Rev. Daniel J. Davis Sr. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Darin League, Nick Amen, Troy League, Scott Amen, Chad Egger, Beau Egger, Brett Sonday. Honorary pallbearers: Heather Egger, Jaime Behrends, Genny Sonday. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Congregational United Church of Christ, Hallam, or Hallam Rescue Unit. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. today, with family 6-8 p.m.; 9 a.m. until services Thursday, funeral home.

Engelman - Margaret Deloris, 68, Beatrice, died Saturday (5/19/2001). Born, rural Diller. Former direct caregiver, Beatrice State Developmental Center. Also farmed with husband.
Survivors: husband, Willard, Harbine; sons, LaVern, Beatrice, Larry, Gordon, both Diller; daughter, Patricia Zabokrtsky, Diller; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Gerald Belding, Beatrice; sister, Janet Walburn, Endicott.
Private family graveside services were held at Prairie Home Cemetery, Diller. Memorial established to family's choice with Fox Funeral Home, Beatrice, in charge.

Hansen - Mildred M., 77, Lincoln, died Sunday (5/20/2001) of cancer. Born, Sioux City (10/25/23) to Henry and Sophia (Dohrman) Hansen. Baptized, confirmed, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Emerson. Lived with her parents near Emerson until the late 1940s, when she moved to Lincoln.
Survivors: sister, Hilda Frey, Emerson; brother, Clarence Hansen; nieces, spouses, Katherine and Charles Berg, Emerson, Janet and Mike Nowlen, Sioux City, Iowa; nephew, spouse, Dennis and Bonnie Frey, Hickman; great nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father (1947) and mother (1973); brother, Raymond.
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Emerson. The Rev. Annette Minderman. Rosehill Cemetery, Emerson. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. today, Munderloh Funeral Home, Emerson.

Henningsen - Richard James, 82, Plattsmouth, died Friday (5/18/2001) in Lincoln. Born, Bellevue (8/21/18) to Henry F. and Emma M (Lamp). Retired steel burner, Gate City Steel Co., 1980, 30 years. Graduated, Bellevue High School, 1936. World War II Army veteran, Bronze Star. Married, 8/19/50. Member, Lepert Wolever VFW Post 2543, First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors: daughters, son-in-law, Mary and Norm Essink, Lincoln, Elizabeth Henningsen, Los Angeles; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Preceded in death by wife, Mildred Marie; brother, Henry; sisters, Agnes Richardson, Mary Monroe, Lottie Harris, Rosie Langheim.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Roby Funeral Home, Plattsmouth. The Rev. Ronald Van Heukelom. Oak Hill Cemetery, Plattsmouth. Memorials to Plattsmouth Senior Citizens Nutrition Center.

Hutchinson - Louis B., 84, Lincoln, died Sunday (5/20/2001) in Olympia, Wash.
Mass: 10 a.m. Friday, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1420 K St. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha. Visitation: today until 9 p.m. Thursday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday, funeral home.

Jackson - Jean Lynette, 75, Lincoln, died Saturday (5/19/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Lakeview United Methodist Church, 300 Capital Beach Blvd. Visitation: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to the church.

Jones - Leona M., 80, Lincoln, died Saturday (5/19/2001). Born, Bladen. Former nurses aide, Campbell and Blue Hill Nursing Homes.
Survivors: husband, Ira; mother, Margaret Crom, Campbell; daughters, Ramona Sieler, Teresa Roof, both Lincoln, Marjorie Stone, Shelton, Wash.; brother, Dale Crom, Hastings; sister, Sharon Berns, Bladen; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Bladen United Methodist Church. Eastlawn Cemetery. Memorials to Alzheimer's Association. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill.

Kleine - Martha B., 94, died Tuesday (5/22/2001).
Services pending at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.

Krejdl - Mildred K., 86, Exeter, widow of Anton, died Wednesday (5/16/2001) in Friend.
Services: 10 a.m. today, St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Exeter. Farmer Funeral Home, Exeter.

Mathiesen - James Melvin, 75, Lincoln, died Monday (5/21/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, United Methodist Church, Allen. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. today, Thompson Chapel, Wakefield. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. today, chapel.

McAuliffe - Nola Jean, 70, Lincoln, died Tuesday (5/15/2001) in Nevada.
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 1015 Lancaster Lane. Memorials to American Lung Association of Nebraska, 7101 Newport Ave., Suite 303, Omaha, NE 68512. Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St.

Mimick - Theodore M. "Ted," 67, Columbus, died Monday (5/21/2001). Born, Columbus. Veteran, U.S. Air Force, Korean War. Independent building contractor.
Survivors: former wife, Joan Mikkelsen; children, Gina Hall, Norfolk, Lori Mimick, Teresa Zuerlein, both Lincoln, Mike Janssen, Seward; brother, Peter Mimick Jr., Madison; sisters, Lorraine Henke, Frances O'Connor, both Columbus; 10 grandchildren.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Saint Isidore Catholic Church, Columbus. Saint Bonaventure Cemetery. Military honors by Hartman Post 84, American Legion Honor Guard. Visitation: after 6:30 p.m. Thursday, church; 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Friday, McKown Funeral Home, Columbus.

Nunns - Naomi R., 81, Geneva, died Sunday (5/20/2001).
Private family graveside Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Geneva Public Cemetery. Cremation. Visitation: friends may sign register book: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Farmer & Son Funeral Home, Geneva. Memorials to the family in lieu of flowers.

Odvody - Norman E., 79, Pleasant Dale, died Saturday (5/19/2001) in Crete.
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Memorials in care of family.

Oetter - Rosemary Margaret, 82, Lincoln, formerly of Norfolk, died Sunday (5/20/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. today, Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St. Memorials to BryanLGH Foundation for the wound care program.

Peterson - Ruth E., 60, Lincoln, died Tuesday (5/15/2001) at Adams.
Services were held Saturday (5/19/2001) at the Reformed Presbyterian Church, Lemmon, S.D. Memorials to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Midlands Chapter, 7101 Newport Ave., Suite 301, Omaha, NE 68152.

Powell - Lyle D., 51, Lincoln, died Monday (5/21/2001).
Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Cremation. No visitation, no viewing. Memorials to family's choice.

Reichwaldt - Michael Gene, 36, Lincoln, died Sunday (5/20/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Zion Church, Ninth and D streets. Visitation: today until 9 p.m., Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services, church. Pallbearers: Stefan Gaspar, Kerry Fox, Todd Way, Jay Scribner, Bruce VonBusch, Kevin Patak. Memorials to the family.

Rhodus - Howard, 87, formerly Peru, died (2/27/2001) in Lincoln.
Survivors: son, Robert Alan, Redland, Calif.; brothers, John Rhodus, Pocahontas, Ark.; niece, Devon Adams, Peru.
Services: 10:30 a.m., Friday, Casey-Witzenburg-Hall Funeral Chapel, Auburn. Mount Vernon Cemetery, Peru. No visitation.

Schank - Arnold G., 80, Beatrice, died on Monday (5/21/2001). Born, Plymouth. Veteran, U.S. Army Air Forces, World War II; 316th Troop Carrier Group. Owner/operator, Schank Auto Repair Shop.
Survivors: wife, LaVeta; sons, Roland, Hawthorne, Calif., Aaron, Des Moines, Iowa, Roger, Seward; daughter, Lindyne Elsener, Dallas; stepsons, Craig Gay, Beatrice, Darryl Gay, Waverly, Michael Gay, Omaha; brother, Melvin C. Schank, Bellevue, Wash.; sisters, Leona Bartling, Danville, Ill., Geraldine Allen, Phoenix, Betty Bell, Lincoln; grandson; eight stepgrandchildren; nieces; nephews.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Saint John Lutheran Church, Beatrice. Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice. Visitation: Until 9:30 p.m. Friday, Fox Funeral Home, Beatrice, with family 6-8 p.m. Friday; one hour before services, church. Memorials to family's choice with funeral home in charge. Fox Funeral Home, Beatrice.

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