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Lancaster County, Nebraska Obituary and Death Notices Collection

Lancaster County, Nebraska Obituary Collection - 153

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Date: Monday, 13 September 2010, at 3:23 p.m.

Kostal - Allen "Red," 61, Odell, died Wednesday (12/26/2001). Born, Odell. Retired farmer, rural mail carrier.
Survivors: wife, Mary (Riggert); sons, Scott, Lincoln, Paul, Odell; three grandchildren; brothers, Frank W., Wymore, Ronald, Odell.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Odell. Odell Czech Cemetery. Family viewing only. Vance-Gerdes Funeral Home, Odell. Memorials to family's choice.

Lindgren - Margaret Lee, 98, Lincoln, died Wednesday (12/26/2001). Born, Benwood, W.Va. (3/23/1903) to Albert and Maggie (Kittle) Snodgrass. Graduate, Ohio Wesleyan University, majoring in piano. Studied piano at the David Mannes School of Music in New York. Longtime piano instructor, Nebraska Wesleyan University. Member, D.K. chapter of PEO; Mu Phi Epsilon; National Music Fraternity; Zeta Tau Alpha; Pi Kappa Lambda; National Music Teacher's Association; Unitarian Church.
Survivors: special friends, Mirl and Mary Rupe, Adelaide Spurgin, all of Lincoln, Sharon Heusinkvelt, Roca, Beverly Pagel, Lincoln; cousins, Geneva Struwing, Elmira, N.Y., Frances Rohm, Pittsburgh. Preceded in death by husband, Lawrence F.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Pastor Charles S. Stephen Jr. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. until services Monday, funeral home. Memorials to Lincoln Unitarian Foundation, 6300 A St., 68510; Nebraska Wesleyan University Music Department, 50th and St. Paul, 68504; or University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, 40th and Holdrege streets, 68583.

Louch - Donald, 62, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001).
Services: 9 a.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to family. Condolences to

Lutjemeyer - Albert H., 89, Mesa, Ariz., died Saturday (12/22/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Christ Lutheran Church (Delaware), rural Syracuse. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials in lieu of flowers to hospice care of choice or donor's favorite charity. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Lux - Augusta M., 98, Lincoln, widow of Elton, died Sunday (12/23/2001).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, 2723 N. 50th St. (04). Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church; the Garden Club of Lincoln, 1810 E. Bermuda Drive (06); or Gateway Manor Foundation, 225 N. 56th St. (04). Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.

Mack - Delbert "Ray," 53, Lincoln, died Wednesday (12/26/2001) in St. Louis. Born, Ansbach, Germany. Army veteran, Vietnam War, 1st Air Cavalry, Silver Star. Member, Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors: mother, Marianne Mack, Lincoln; brother, Michael, West Point; sisters, Linda Kahler, Lincoln, Heidrun Schlarp, Ansbach; six nephews.
Private family services. Cremation. No viewing. Memorials to League of Human Dignity, 1701 P St. (08). Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Mayel - Sharifa A., 75, Lincoln, died Tuesday (12/25/2001).
Graveside service were Thursday, Evergreen Cemetery, Omaha. Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.

Nyhoff - Gerald E. "Jerry," 77, Lincoln, died Tuesday (12/25/2001) of cancer.
Graveside Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Fairview Cemetery (meet at the Cemetery, 84th and Adams streets). Cremation. No visitation. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to the family.

Nystrom - Darlene D., 64, Lincoln, died Thursday (12/27/2001).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Monday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Cremation. No visitation.

Pennington - Hulda Siemers Blevins, 91, Grand Island, formerly Ainsworth, Salt Lake City, died Tuesday (12/25/2001) in Lincoln.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Committal service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Westlawn Cemetery, Grand Island. Visitation: 8-11 a.m. Saturday, funeral home.

Phillips - Maude H., 94, Lincoln, died 12/19/01.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Burial: 9 a.m. Monday, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha. Visitation: noon today until services, funeral home. Memorials to Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 1200 S. 70th St. (10).

Roberts - Marvin J., 41, Lincoln, died Thursday (12/27/2001). Born, Sioux City, Iowa (11/30/1960). Over the road trucker, M&G Leasing Company. Served, U.S. Air Force. Member, Handyman/Fisherman's Club, Lincoln.
Survivors: wife, Deborah; sons, Michael and Eric, both Lincoln; daughter, Tiffany Roberts, Lincoln; parents, Cheryl and Marguerite Roberts, Pender; mother-in-law, Beverly Sapp, Lincoln; father-in-law, Darl Sapp, Lincoln; brothers, sisters-in-law, Cheryl and Connie, Kevin and Kristine, all Wakefield, Curtis and Mary Ann, Wayne; nine nieces; five nephews.
Services: 1 p.m. Jan. 2, Fellowship Baptist Church, 1515 W. South St. Pastor Merv Goodrick. Wyuka Cemetery. Pallbearers: Richard Barta, Darl Sapp, Robert Sullivan, Dave Summerville, Robert Jones, Brian Adkins. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials in care of family in lieu of flowers, Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.

Rung - Farrell G., 80, Ashland, died Wednesday (12/26/2001) in Lincoln. Born, Greenwood. Former Employee, Lincoln Water Works, Ashland. Served, U.S. Army Air Forces, World War II. Graduate, Ashland High School, 1938. Lifelong Ashland resident. Member, First Christian Church, Ashland; Pomegranate Lodge No. 110 A.F. & A.M.; American Legion Post 129; Nebraska Chapter 8th Air Force; Phillips Petroleum Retiree Club.
Survivors: wife, Alice Marian Rung, Ashland; stepchildren, spouse, Michael Luther, New York City, Susan Yensen, Arizona, Mary and Brian Palmer, Peck, Idaho; brother, sister-in-law, Dale and Bessie Rung, Ashland; five stepgrandchildren; nieces, nephews. Preceded in death by parents.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, First Christian Church, Ashland. Interment with military rites by American Legion Post 129, Ashland Cemetery. Masonic service: 7 p.m. today, Marcy Mortuary, Ashland. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today, mortuary; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the family.

Sautter - Anna M., 87, Syracuse, died Thursday (12/27/2001). Born, Papillion (1/13/1914) to William and Matilda (Zeeb) Rahn. Married George Clarence Sautter (2/27/1933) at Papillion. Homemaker, moved from Papillion to Syracuse in 1972. Former member, Luther Memorial Lutheran Church Circle.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Lois and Glen Hansen, Syracuse; grandchildren, spouses, Dennis and Tammy Hansen, Duane and Beth Hansen, all of Syracuse, Yvonne Hansen, San Diego, Rhonda Hansen, Lincoln; great-grandchildren, Dawn, Morgan, and Colton Hansen; sisters-in-law, Adeline Rahn, Omaha, Stella Rahn, Dennison, Iowa, Alma Sautter, Papillion; nephew, Kenny Rahn, Omaha. Preceded in death by husband (3/15/93); parents; brothers, Albert, Raymond.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, Syracuse. Pastor Roger Hoffman. Graveside Services: 1:30 p.m., Papillion Cemetery, 84th Street and Giles Road, Papillion. Pallbearers: Dennis Hansen, Duane Hansen, Roger Hansen, Kenny Rahn, Delmar Ruff, Leonard Stohlmann, Sr. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Syracuse; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church or Tabitha Hospice.

Sieck - June M., 80, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001).
Services: 2 p.m. today, Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St. Memorials to the Lofte Community Theater building fund.

Steward - Lois, 84, Lincoln, formerly Pampa, Texas, died Sunday (12/23/2001).
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Carmichael Whatley Funeral Home, Pampa, Texas. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Joslyn J. Castle Institute for Sustainable Communities, 3902 Davenport St., Omaha 68131. Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.

Sutton - John J. "Jack," 65, Lincoln, died Sunday (12/23/2001).
Memorial Services: 11 a.m. today, Roper and Sons Chapel, 4300 O St. No visitation. Cremation. Memorials to the family.

Vincent - Walter G., 99, Waverly, died Wednesday (12/26/2001).
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Elmwood Christian Church. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. today, with family greeting friends 7-8:30 p.m., Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services, church. Pallbearers: Norman Brockhoff, Bill Comer, Aaron Howe, Arlen Neben, Dick Reickman, Bob Roelofsz. Memorials to Elmwood Senior Center or Elmwood Christian Church.

Wirth - Robert "Bob" Anton Sr., 82, Nebraska City, died Wednesday (12/26/2001). Born, Nebraska City. Retired machinist, owner and operator of Wirth Machine Works, Nebraska City.
Survivors: wife, Bethany; sons, Robert Jr., Nebraska City, Daniel Lee, Talladega, Ala.; four granddaughters; grandson; three great-grandchildren; brother, Leon, Omaha; sisters, Bernice Wenzel, Ruth Pfeiffer, Naomi Schomerus, Velda Kreifels, all of Nebraska City.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Peterson Mortuary, Nebraska City. Wyuka Cemetery, Nebraska City. Visitation: 3-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. until services Saturday, mortuary.

Yaley - Roy O., 74, Sioux City, Iowa, died unexpectedly Monday (12/24/2001).
Services: 11 a.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, Sioux City. Memorials to church, or the University of Nebraska Alumni Association Scholarship fund. Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, Sioux City.

Allen - Elsie Adrian "Edye," 62, Wilber, died 12/18/01.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. today, St. Luke United Methodist Church, 1621 Superior St.

Bischof - Genevieve, 95, Omaha, died Wednesday (12/26/2001).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. today, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 6126 Morrill Ave., Lincoln. Memorials to Skyline Manor or Pink Sisters Adoration Convent of Christ the King, 1040 S. Cotner Blvd., Lincoln 68510. Roeder Mortuary, Omaha.

Bomberger - Delmar E. "Del," 80, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001) in McAllen, Texas.
Services: 1 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Pastor Kerry O'Brien. Pallbearers: Hallam American Legion Post 294. Visitation: until services at the funeral home. Memorials to Peoples City Mission, 110 Q St., P.O. Box 80636, Lincoln 68501.

Champoux - Gary L., 60, 31-year resident of Sargent, died Tuesday (12/25/2001).
Services: 10 a.m. today, St. Mary's Church, Sargent. Burial: 4 p.m. today, Battle Creek. Memorials to family. Rhoad Mortuary, Sargent.

Dudek - Mary Louise, Lincoln, died Monday (12/24/2001).
Celebration of life: Monday, St. David's Episcopal Church, 8800 Holdrege St., with requiem at 1:30 p.m. and sharing of memories at 2:30 p.m., parish hall. Requiem Eucharist: 1:30 p.m., Friday, St. Mark's, Hastings. Memorials in lieu of flowers to church or family.

Eitel - Jerald C., 79, Lincoln, died Thursday (12/27/2001).
Services: 9 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: one hour before services, funeral home. Memorials to Nebraska Special Olympics, 8801 F St., Omaha 68127-1506.

Gorka - Elizabeth K., 83, Lincoln, died Thursday (12/27/2001). Born, Lincoln (10/19/18) to Andrew and Katherine (Irick) Jacoby.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Elizabeth A. and Merle Wilken, Lincoln; sons, daughters-in-law, Stephen and Mary Gorka, Ohio, Michael and Cathy Gorka, Phillips; son, special friend, Roland Gorka and Janet Crear, Lincoln; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Esther Bennett, Wisconsin, Pauline Dinges, Washington, Leah Magee Robert, Lincoln; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, nine brothers and sisters.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Ryan Gorka, Scott Gorka, Gabe Wilken, Don Krieger, Paul Jacoby, David Gorka. Honorary pallbearers: Jerry Jacoby, Steve Fakata, Mark Dinges, Dale Jacoby, Bob McGee, Roger Morgan. Visitation: 3-9 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, funeral home.

Hathaway - Jean, 86, Fort Myers Beach, Fla., died Friday (12/28/2001).
Member: Chapel by the Sea; Pi Beta Phi; PEO.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Julie and Bob Eyth, Lincoln; grandchildren, David Eyth, Laurie and Bob Fast, Lincoln, Jeff Piper, St. Louis, Scott and Kathleen Piper, Naples, Fla.; three great-granddaughters. Preceded in death by husband, Harry J. Hathaway; daughter, Gari Piper.
Memorial services will be at a later date at Chapel by the Sea in Florida. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the chapel or donor's choice in care of Julie Eyth at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. (10).

Howard - Wayne M., 79, Greenwood, died Wednesday (12/26/2001) in Omaha.
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, United Methodist Church, Ashland. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to Crusaders for Christ, Box 111, Stella 68442. Marcy Mortuary, Ashland.

Jensen - Christa, 89, Superior, widow of Emil "Sonny," died Thursday (12/27/2001). Born, Nora. Cook, did baking at Superior High School; also housekeeper, Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls County Hospital.
Survivors: sons, Leslie of Nelson, Waldean, Waterloo, Iowa, Donald, Oak Harbor, Wash.; brother, Denny Nielsen, Pleasant Dale; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Williams Funeral Home, Superior. Evergreen Cemetery, Superior.

Lang - Emil J., 85, Lincoln, widower of Anita, died Friday (12/28/2001). Born, Beatrice. Served for 35 years in the National Guard, 20 years as first sergeant.
Survivors: son, Louis Lang, Lincoln; daughter, Judith Reid, New York City; brothers, Hubert Lang, Beatrice; sisters, Rosemary Smith, Beatrice; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
No services. Cremation, no visitation. Memorials to the Shriner's Burn Hospitals. Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.

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