Obituaries Published Oct. 07, 2004
Lloyd Marihugh, 97, Lebanon, died Oct. 3 at Lebanon. Funeral services are pending. Melby Mortuary, Mankato, is in charge of arrangements.
Ivan Ray Troudt, 82, the son of George and Bernice (Crigler) Troudt, was born Nov. 29, 1921, on the home place, three miles west of Nelson. He died Sept. 28, at Brodstone Memorial Hospital, Superior.
He attended school in Nelson and graduated from Camas High school, Washington. He served in the United States Navy from Aug. 10, 1942 to Oct. 21, 1945. He married Fern Thayer July 20, 1943, at the Superior Methodist Parsonage. This union was blessed with three children.
He was employed by Nuckolls County doing road work, the ASCS office and was a bus driver and custodian for the Nelson Schools. He was a 50-year member of the Nelson Community United Church of Christ.
Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Leroy (Buster) Troudt, three sisters, infant, Helen Troudt, Vivian Wilson/Wroughton and Nellie Meyer.
Survivors include his wife, Fern, Nelson; three daughters, Mrs. Phil Sykes (Bonnie), Norfolk; Mrs. Ron Sukstork (Sandy), Cedar Bluffs; and Mrs. Jack Oberlander (Pam), Fargo, N.D.; 10 grandchildren and three step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, from the Nelson Community United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Dr. Stephen Berry officiating.
Internment with full military rites was in the Nelson Cemetery.
Klawitter-Price Funeral Home of Nelson was in charge of arrangements.
Obituaries Published Oct. 14, 2004
Kenneth Bonnie Fuller 86, one of six children born to Verne and Anna Belle (Butler) Fuller, was born Sept. 29, 1918, in Jewell County. He died Oct. 5 at Bryan LGH Medical Center, Lincoln, Neb.
He grew up on a farm in Jewell County, and was a graduate of Belvidere High School. He then went to California where he built houses with his cousins. During WWII he joined the Air Force and was a flight engineer on B-29 airplanes for four years.
In 1944 he married Dorothy Rock and to this union three daughters were born, Barbara, Nancy and Janice. Dorothy died in 1980. In 1989 he married Lola Gritten. They made their home at Superior.
After returning from the war, he started farming and raising cattle which he continued until his retirement. In his retirement he enjoyed restoring pedal tractors, woodworking and antique cars.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church, American Legion, and Eagles. He served on the Hardy co-op and church boards.
He was preceded in death by an infant sister, (Floy), his parents, a brother, (Danny), first wife (Dorothy), and daughter, Barbara.
He is survived by wife, Lola, Superior; daughters, Nancy Johnson, Lincoln, Neb.; Mrs. Carl Watts (Janice), Fairfield; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Arthur Senseney (June), Wood River; Mrs. Marvin Robinson (Carol), Henderson, Nev.; and Mrs. Hubert Simonsen (Virginia), Superior.
Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday from t he United Methodist Church, Superior. Pastor Dorthea Fairbanks officiated. Burial with graveside military honors by Ft. Riley honor guard in the Hardy Cemetery. Williams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Earl Wright Adamson, 83, the son of H. McKinley and Annie E. (Wright) Adamson, was born June 15, 1921, on the family farm southeast of Nelson. He died Oct. 6, at the Good Samaritan Center, Nelson.
He graduated from Nelson High School in 1939. He served in the United States Navy from Oct. 26, 1942 through Dec. 3, 1945. He was proud to have served his country and about being involved in building the first dry dock in the Pacific.
He married Betty Jacobitz on Sept. 4, 1944 at Mankato. This union was blessed with two daughters.
A lifelong member of the Nelson Community United Church of Christ, he served on the church board and was a member of the Masons, VFW, American Legion Post 7197, Farmers Union Board, Nelson Cemetery Board and the Shetland Pony Breeders Association.
He lived in the communities of Nelson and Nora, and Cherokee, Iowa. He entered the Nelson Good Samaritan Center on July 26, 2004.
He loved animals and always had some somewhere he was feeding and taking care of. He was especially fond of his ponies. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards and board games. He was dedicated to preserving the history of his family and ancestry as well as his heritage way of life.
Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Dale.
Survivors include his wife, Betty, Nelson, and two daughters, Mrs. Mike Thayer (Karen), Nora, and Mrs. Dennis Follmer (Kathy), Davenport; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Newel Wilhelms (Helen), and Halle Grummert, both of Superior; and one brother, Joe Adamson, Lincoln, Neb.
Services were held Saturday from the Nelson Community United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Dr. Stephen Berry officiating.
Masonic service conducted by the Nelson Lodge.
Interment was in the Nelson Cemetery with full military rites.
Klawitter-Price Funeral Home of Nelson, was in charge of rearrangements.
Helen M. Gingrich, 91, the daughter of George and Nell (Bryant) Bayles was born May 11, 1913, at Fairfield. She died at her home in Overland Park.
Raised in the Fairfield area, she graduated from Fairfield High School. She married LeVerne Gingrich, June 13, 1936, at York. This union was blessed with the birth of two children. The couple moved from Fairfield to York then to Omaha. Shortly after LaVerne's death in 1986, Helen moved to Overland Park, to be nearer her children.
She had been a member of the National Grange at Elkhorn; past president of the Omaha China Painting; past matron of Eastern Star; lifetime member of PTA, Omaha; and Country Side Community Church of Omaha.
Survivors include her children, Mrs. Jack K. Lausterer Jr., (JoJanet), and Thomas V. Gingrich, both of Overland Park; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Ed Bussell (Verda), Edgar.
Services will be held this Friday at 2 p.m. at the Fairfield Cemetery. Pastor Lloyd Boyce will officiate. Williams Funeral Home, Edgar, is in charge of arrangements.
Daryl Dean Allington, 73, the son of Guy Mark and Freeda Ethel (Roberson) Allington, was born Aug. 21, 1931, near North Branch. He died Oct. 9, at the Good Samaritan Center, Superior.
He attended rural schools including Portland Heights near Superior and graduated from Superior High School with the class of 1949. He served in the United States Army from May 1952 until May 1954 when he was honorably discharged. He was stationed at Camp Roberts, California and then in Germany for 1 1/2 years.
On June 27, 1954 he married Joline Loop at the Union Church, Hardy. This union was blessed with two children.
He was a farmer and rancher until ill health forced him to retire. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, the American Legion and the VFW all in Superior. He was a Portland Heights school board member, a past Commander of the American Legion and was a member of the American Legion house committee.
He traveled over the continental United States extensively. He traveled to Hawaii, Canada and while in Germany visited Switzerland and Italy.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a sister born at rest; a step-mother, Carrie (Danielson) Allington; and step-brother, Marvin Danielson.
Survivors include his wife, Joline, Superior; sons Joel, Hastings and Tony Valparaiso; five grandchildren; and a step-sister, Mrs. Chester Chopp (Norma), Narka.
Services were held Oct. 12, from the Megrue-Price Funeral Home Chapel, Superior, with Pastor Dorthea Fairbanks officiating.
Interment with military rites was in the Evergreen Cemetery, Superior.
Rose Herbek, 92, Nelson, died Monday at Nelson.
Services are Saturday at 10:30 a.m., the Rosary will be at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Nelson.
Father Philip Luther will officiate. Burial will be in Nelson Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday at the Klawatter-Price Funeral Home, Nelson.
Lloyd William Marihugh, 97, died Oct 3 at Lebanon.
He was born June 1, 1907, to Elmer and Cora (McCleeary) Marihugh at the family home in Odessa Township, Jewell County.
Lloyd attended Dentonia Grade School and Mankato High School. He attended Kansas State College in Manhattan.
Lloyd married Margie Enola Ormsbee Dec. 8, 1929.
Lloyd was a farmer, raising wheat and Hereford Cattle. He retired early from farming. He and his wife traveled extensively, visiting every state except Hawaii and Alaska. They toured Canada and Mexico and since 1952, spent winters in California, Texas and Florida, with most of the time in Pharr, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings and his wife on Nov. 11, 1996.
Lloyd is survived by his son, Robert Allan, Lebanon; two grandsons, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-granddaughters.
Private services will be at a later date. Inurnment will be in the Odessa Cemetery, rural Jewell County. Melby Mortuary, Mankato, is in charge of arrangements.
Donald R. Frye, 56, Salina, died Oct. 2 in Salina.
He was born Nov. 2, 1947, in Mankato, the son of the late Francis W. Frye and Melba (McKenney) Frye.
Mr. Frye was a mechanic for Philips Lighting, Salina, at the time of his death.
A memorial service is at 2 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina.
Survivors include his wife, Marge, of the home; a daughter, Jennifer Frye, Wichita; a sister, Myra Bolt, Clearwater, Fla.; his step-mother Lorraine Frye, Winfield; a step-sister, Mary Nichols, Winfield; and a step-brother, Mike Dillon, Manhattan.
Ryan Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of the funeral arrangements. There will be no visitation.
Services are today (Thursday) at 11 a.m. for Marjorie L. Johnson, 86, Burr Oak, who died Sunday at Salina Regional Health Center.
Services are at the Christian Church, Burr Oak, with Pastor Thadd Hinkle officiating. Burial will be in Burr Oak Cemetery.
Harli Weber, 3 months and 23 days, died Monday at the Thayer County Memorial Hospital, Hebron. The daughter of Charles and Natasha (Piel) Weber, she was born June 18 at Bellevilile.
Services are at 2 p.m. Friday at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior. Pastor David Sellers will officiate. Visitation is Thursday until 9 p.m. and Friday until service time.
Survivors included her parents; sisters Morgan Weber, Belleville, and Sasha and Gabrielle Kyle, Red Cloud; grandparents, Ray and Marlene Mathews; Angela Piel, Pete and Arleen Weber; great-grandparents, Gene and Margaret Piel, Lula and Charlie Mathews and Ara Weber.