Cunningham - Marjorie J., 80, Powell, Wyo., died Monday (4/1/2002). Born, Lincoln (3/29/22) to John J. and Mary M. (Walter) Schmitt. Graduate, Lincoln High School, 1939. Attended University of Nebraska, two years. Married (7/17/43) at San Luis Obispo, Calif. Full-time housewife caring for three children. Very active in school activities, avid bowler and golfer, enjoyed handicrafts. After her spouse retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1967, returned to Lincoln. Was very active with traveling in motor home with husband in their retirement years. Moved to Powell, June 1998, to be closer to her daughter's family. Roman Catholic. Member, Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Charles No. 472, VFW Auxiliary.
Survivors: daughters, sons-in-law, Marcia Ann and Howard E. Yanish, Port Angeles, Wash., Linda Kay and Larry D. Pettengill, Powell; grandchildren, Jeanean Marie Yanish, Shelley Ann (Yanish) Paul, Damen Duane Pettengill, Lisa Dawn Pettengill; great-grandchildren, Brigitte Ashley Paul, Drew Howard Paul, Jessica Nicole Paul. Preceded in death by husband, Arthur H.; son, Francis "Frank" Arthur Cunningham; parents; sister, Marian (Schmitt) Feather.
Funeral Mass: 2 p.m. Friday, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 1720 Lake St. The Rev. John Sullivan. Lincoln Memorial Park. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, the Rev. Gary Coulter, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to Powell Hospital Foundation or St. Barbara's Foundation, both of Powell.
Cutshall - John D., 74, Lincoln, died Saturday (3/30/2002). Born, Mason City, Iowa, (1/8/28) to Herbert J. and Ruth M. (Ackard). Retired, 39 years with Burlington Northern Truck Line. Member, Methodist Church of Superior; Teamster's Union; VFW 3606; Million Mile Club. Avid collector of die-cast cars. U.S. Navy veteran.
Survivors: wife, Lois D., Lincoln; sons, daughters-in-law, Michael and Bobie, Rick and Jane, all Lincoln; daughters, sons-in-law, Charlene and Paul Hill, Smithshire, Ill., Terri and Mark Vollmer Sr., Palmyra, Kelly and Don Crane, Lincoln; grandchildren, Jason Hill, Adam Cutshall, Cara Cutshall, Brook Cutshall, Casey Crane, John Crane, Mark Vollmer Jr., Sam Cutshall, Abby Vollmer, Michael Crane, Stephanie Howell; great-grandchildren, Chelsie Hill, Taylor Shaw; brother, sister-in-law, Dr. Roger and Isolda Cutshall, Winside; sisters-in-law, Catherine White, Lincoln, Marjorie Rottman, Quincy, Ill.; aunt, Alda Wadsack, Colorado. Preceded in death by parents.
Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Pastor Dr. Jerry Bockoven. Pallbearers: grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, with family greeting friends and family, 5-7 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to family.
Eberhardt - Leonard O., 78, Eagle, died Wednesday (3/27/2002) in Lincoln.
Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Peace Lutheran Church, 9831 N. 145th St., Waverly. Burial: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Deshler City Cemetery. Visitation: today until 9 p.m., Roper and Sons Funeral Services, 4300 O St. Memorials to church or American Lung Association of Nebraska, 7101 Newport Ave., Suite 303, Omaha 68152. Condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fiedler - John L., 88, Roca, died Sunday (3/31/2002). Born, Weston (6/12/13) to Edward J. and Magdaline (Stanislav). Retired farmer from Roca area. Member, St. Michael's Catholic Church, Cheney.
Survivors: wife, Lela (Sullivan); sons, daughters-in-law, Pat and Nancy, Bennet, Dennis and Lynn, Lincoln; daughter, Twila Wakefield, Lincoln; grandchildren, spouses, Julie and Steve Zeplin, Larry and Kari Wakefield, all Lincoln; four great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Christina Fiedler, Ceresco; two nephews; one niece. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Edward and Henry; son-in-law, Gene Wakefield.
Mass of Christian burial: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, St. Michael's Catholic Church, 9230 First St., Cheney. Monsignor James Dawson. Lincoln Memorial Park. Rosary: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church or American Lung Association.
Gray - John LeRoy, 35, Ashland, died Sunday (3/31/2002) near Yutan. Born, Nebraska City. Employee, Timmerman's Feed Lot, Memphis.
Survivors: wife, Patty, Omaha; sons, Hunter, Omaha, Colby, Weston; daughters, Amanda Gray, Oregon, Brittany, Tiffany Gray, both Weston; grandson, Jordan Gray, Oregon; parents, John "Big John" and Martha Gray, Memphis; grandmother, Martha Shafer, Memphis; nieces, nephew.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, United Methodist Church, Ashland. Ashland Cemetery. Visitation:3-8 p.m. Thursday, Marcy Mortuary, Ashland; one hour before service, church. Memorials to John's children, in care of the mortuary, P.O. Box 314, Ashland 68003-0314.
Hartman - Phyllis I., 81, York, died Saturday (3/30/2002). Born, Stromsburg. With husband, worked in his pharmacies until retirement.
Survivors: husband, M.A. "Deb"; daughters, Mary Elizabeth Hartman, La Vista, Barbara Ann Lundberg, Kingwood, Texas, Jane Ilene Lott, York; two grandsons; two stepgranddaughters; two great-grandchildren; niece.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, York. Greenwood Cemetery, York. Visitation: today, Lewis Funeral Chapel, York. Memorials to Knights Templar Eye Foundation.
Heard - Dorothy H., 84, Louisville, died Monday (4/1/2002). Born, Cedar Creek (10/11/17) to John R. and Sarah (Anley) Meisinger. Married Kenneth James Heard (6/12/38) at Louisville. Homemaker.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, James C. and Mindy, Salt Lake City; daughters, sons-in-law, Janet Sue and Karl Clark, Lincoln, Sharon and Wayne Weeke, Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Hattie Barnes, Mable Urwin, both Louisville; brother, Milford Meisinger, Ashland. Preceded in death by husband, Kenneth; parents; brothers, Floyd, Clayton and Glen Meisinger; sister, Viola Dwyer.
Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday, United Methodist Church, Louisville. Pastor Paul Blanchard. Glendale Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, with family, 7-9 p.m., 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Louisville; one hour before services, church. Memorials to Louisville Care Center or family. Condolences to email@example.com
Husa - Lillian Sklenar, 81, Tempe, Ariz., widow of Amos, died Wednesday (3/27/2002).
Survivors: sons, Gary, Dennis, both Phoenix; daughter, Bonnie Ryan, Phoenix; three grandchildren.
Graveside Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Park, meet at front entrance. Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Memorials to Hospice Vista Care Foundation, 4222 E. Thomas Road, Suite 220, Phoenix, AZ 85018.
Juilfs - Lester G., 83, Burr, died Monday (4/1/2002) in Lincoln. Born, rural Burr (1/24/19) to Frederick W. and Elsie May (Rowe). Married, Ruth Hanau, April 23, 1942, in rural Cook. Retired farmer, 1983. Army veteran, World War II. Member, Massie-Richards Post 100, American Legion and Mid-Otoe County VFW 5547, both Syracuse. Enjoyed cattle while farming, also enjoyed woodworking.
Survivors: wife, Ruth; son, Kenneth, Lincoln; daughters, sons-in-law, Dee and Gary Meeske, Lincoln, Carol and David Tyler, Hudson, Iowa; brother, sister-in-law, Rev. Fred and Lois Juilfs, Sun City West, Ariz.; four grandchildren. Preceded in death by son, Delton; sister, Darline Beckman.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. John Lutheran Church, Tecumseh. The Rev. Carlton Hein. Hope Lutheran Cemetery, Burr. Full military rites by Massie-Richards Post 100, American Legion and Mid-Otoe County VFW 5547, both Syracuse. Visitation: 9 a.m-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Syracuse; one hour before services, church. Memorials to family.
Kennedy - Merilda M., 89, Lincoln, died Friday (3/29/2002).
Mass of Christian burial: 10:30 a.m. today, Cathedral of the Risen Christ, 3500 Sheridan Blvd. Memorials to Clark Jeary Retirement Center, 1313 Eldon Drive, Lincoln, 68510. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.
Kornelson - Mary, 91, Aurora, formerly of York, died Sunday (3/31/2002). Born, Henderson. Retired, Henderson Nursing Home.
Survivors: son, Dennis, York; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces.
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Mennonite Brethren Church, Henderson. Church cemetery. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. Wednesday, Metz Mortuary, Henderson. Memorials to long-term care center, Aurora.
Lottman - Harry J., 82, Beatrice, died Sunday (3/31/2002). Born, rural Beatrice. Retired farmer. Army veteran, World War II.
Survivors: wife, Winona "Winnie"; sons, Larry, Wymore, Kenneth, Byers, Colo.; five grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; nieces; nephews.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Fox Funeral Home, Beatrice. Private inurnment of cremains, Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice. No viewing. Visitation with family: 6-7:30 p.m. today, Fox Funeral Home, Beatrice. Register book available for signing: today until services, funeral home. Memorials to Beatrice Hospital Hospice with funeral home in charge.
Louthan - Jimmy A., 66, Red Cloud, died Sunday (3/31/2002) in Grand Island. Born, Crawford. Retired, operated Louthan's Sanitation Service, Red Cloud. U.S. Army veteran, Korean War.
Survivors: daughters, Stacy Louthan-Lewis, Wichita, Kan., Rebecka Louthan, Karen Louthan, both of DeQueen, Ark.; sons, Curt, Nebraska City, Forrest, DeQueen; six grandchildren; mother, Wanda Louthan, Campbell; sister, Betty Scheibel, Campbell.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Revival Tabernacle Church, Red Cloud. Red Cloud Cemetery. Simonson-Williams Funeral Home, Red Cloud.
Mann - Marvin F., 83, Bella Vista, Ark., formerly of Lincoln, died Wednesday (3/27/2002).
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Grace ELCA Lutheran Church, 2225 Washington St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to Grace ELCA Lutheran Church, 2225 Washington St., Lincoln 68502; or United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Road, Bella Vista, AR 72714.
McCandless - Janice, 81, Lincoln, died Wednesday (3/27/2002) in Hot Springs, Ark.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14 St. Cremation, no visitation. Memorials to family.
McDougall - Eva Leota, 100, Lincoln, died Thursday (3/28/2002).
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Friday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. No visitation, cremation. Memorials to the Clark Jeary Retirement Center, 1313 Eldon Drive, Lincoln, 68510. Condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael - Harold John, 86, David City, widower of Marianne, died Friday (3/29/2002). Born, Independence, Iowa. Retired: captain, Marine Corps; public utilities of San Francisco. Served, World War II and Korean War.
Survivors: son, John, Portland, Ore.; daughter, Suzanne Strong, Hastings; brothers, Robert, David City, Leon, Michigan, Richard, Arkansas, Edward, California; sister, Mary Kester; four grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Friday, St. Mary's Catholic Church, David City. St. Mary's and St. Peter's Cemetery, Bellwood. Wake: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, followed by Knights of Columbus rosary, Knott Funeral Home, David City. Visitation:noon Thursday until wake, funeral home.
Moon - Billy J., 74, Lincoln, passed away at home, Wednesday (3/27/2002).
Memorial service: 11:30 a.m. today, New Covenant Community Church, 6000 S. 84th St. Graveside service: 10:30 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Park, meet at gate 2. No visitation. Memorials to family. Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.
Navrkal - Thomas, 65, Elmwood, died Friday (3/29/2002) in Lincoln.
Services: 10 a.m. today, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Elmwood. Memorials to the church, Elmwood Rescue, Elmwood Senior Center or donor's choice. E-mail condolences through email@example.comFusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Elmwood.
Paulson - Vernon, 83, Lincoln, died Saturday (3/30/2002).
Services pending, Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.
Platzer - George Mitchell, 95, Plattsmouth, widower of Marie A., died Saturday (3/30/2002). Born, Plattsmouth. Retired owner, Ofe Oil Gas Sales and Service.
Survivors: nieces, Ruth Ann Sherman, Upland, Calif., Helen McClain, El Monte, Calif.; nephews, Emerson Wiles, John Blotzer Jr., both Plattsmouth, Donald Blotzer, Bella Vista, Ark.; great-nieces and nephews; special friend, Alice Hoffman, Plattsmouth.
Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Roby Funeral Home, Plattsmouth. Oak Hill Cemetery, Plattsmouth. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, with family, 7-9 p.m., funeral home.
Ray - Doris "Tiny," 83, Omaha, formerly of David City, widow of Ralph, died Saturday (3/30/2002). Born, David City. CNA for Bethauisea Nursing Home, Ainsworth.
Survivors: sons, Gerald, Alda, Jimmy, Utah; daughters, Judy Summers, Omaha, Sandy Aten, Rogers, Ark.; sister, Dorothy Houska, David City; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Knott Funeral Home, David City. David City Cemetery. Wake: 7:30 p.m. today, followed by PCCW rosary, funeral home. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to Immanuel Fontenelle Home.
Rossman - Delbert C., 63, Atkinson, died March 24, 2002. Born, Dodgeville, Wis. Farmer. Served, U.S. Army.
Survivors: wife, Sally; sons, Bruce, Mark, both of Atkinson, Rod, Lincoln; mother, Beulah Rossman, Atkinson; brother, Lavern, Atkinson; sisters, Bernadine Leisure, Twila Engler, both Omaha, Shirley Rossman, Norfolk; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews.
Services were held Thursday, Atkinson Community Center. Woodlawn Cemetery, Atkinson. Seger Funeral Home, Atkinson.
Runyan - Wilfred V. "Bill," 85, Lincoln, died Monday (4/1/2002). Born, Auburn, Iowa (8/17/16). Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Force, 1943-46. Volunteer, Red Cross, five years; Friendship Home.
Survivors: wife, Avis; daughter, son-in-law, Gail and Chuck Bachinski, Lincoln; grandson, spouse, Matt and Kari Bachinski, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; granddaughter, spouse, Sarah and Jason Smith, Lincoln; great-grandchildren, Genni Bachinski, Jessica Smith, Jayden Smith, all Lincoln, Cody and Colton Bachinski, Cedar Rapids. Preceded in death by parents, Oscar and Esther Runyan; one sister; three brothers; great-granddaughter, Isabella Aurora Bachinski.
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. The Rev. Doyle Burbank-Williams. Wyuka Cemetery. Visitation:8 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, with family, 7-9 p.m.; 8 a.m. until services Thursday, funeral home. Memorials to family.
Schwalm - Helena (Schooten), 82, Merino, Colo., died Saturday (3/30/2002) at Sterling, Colo. Born, Roca. Former secretary, Merino High School.
Survivors: son, Alvin Kent Schwalm, Nebraska; daughter, Annette Rodkey, Colorado; four grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Chaney-Reager Funeral Home, Sterling. Inurnment, Riverside Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to Sterling Living Center.
Schwindt - Henry P., 92, Lincoln, died Saturday (3/30/2002).
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to New Hope United Church of Christ.
Sunderman - Mark H., 48, Lincoln, died Wednesday (3/27/2002).
Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Christ Lutheran Church, 4325 Sumner, Lincoln. Visitation: until services, Butherus, Maser, & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to Multiple Sclerosis Society or Christ Lutheran building fund.
Thompson - Geraldine K. "Geri," 87, Oakland, died Monday (4/1/2002).
Survivors: husband, Walter; daughters, sons-in-law, Judy and Ross Wilcox, Lincoln, Marcia and John Tapp, Des Moines, Iowa; sons, daughters-in-law, Roger and Jackie, North Platte, Ed and Dianne, Glenwood, Iowa; grandchildren, Andy Wilcox, Tessa Thompson, Blake and Tyler Thompson, Justin Boles, Courtney Long, Meaghan, Emily and Jacob Thompson, Scott and Jennifer Tapp; three great-grandchildren.
Services: 3 p.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, Oakland. Westside Cemetery, rural Oakland. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. today, with family, 7-8 p.m., and one hour before services Wednesday, all at church. Palmquist-Pelan Funeral Home, Oakland. Memorials to Nebraska Stroke Foundation, 3930 South St., Lincoln 68506.