88, Lincoln, widow of Donald, died Wednesday (2/2/2005). Born, Leavenworth, Kan. (5/31/16), to James and Libby (Wyrich) Shaughnessy. Homemaker. Member of Grace United Methodist Church, O.E.S Lincoln Chapter 148, Naphis Temple 66 Daughters of the Nile and American Legion Auxiliary.
Visitation: From 2-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday, (2/7/05) at Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel, 245 N. 27th Street, with The Rev. Dean Joy.
Memorials: To the family for future designation.
Family includes: daughter, son-in-law, Donna L. and Bill Schleiger, Lincoln; grandchildren, spouses, Rick and Chris Ihde, Tod Ihde, all Lincoln, Gay and Larry Jordan, Staplehurst, Jamie Schleiger, Canada; 14 great-grandchildren; niece, Bonnie Shimonek, Lincoln. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Donald A.
Mary Lou Cook
71, Lincoln, died Sunday (7/4/04). Born, Lincoln (12/26/32), to Clyde and Edeth (Hawley) Harral. Retired employee of Goodyear. Member, Old Cheney Alliance Church.
Visitation: No visitation; cremation.
Service: 1:00 p.m. Friday, (7/9/04) at Old Cheney Alliance Church, 5201 Old Cheney Road.
Memorials: Old Cheney Alliance Youth Group and Rivercrest Camp, 5201 Old Cheney Road, Lincoln 68516.
Family includes: husband, Charles; daughters, sons-in-law, Maggie and Ron Killham, St. Joseph, Mo., Sandy Kahland, Phoenix, Debbie and Mike Bouwens, Lincoln; son, daughter-in-law, Dave and Linda Cook, Lincoln; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, brothers-in-law, Myrtle and Bob Overstreet, Lincoln, Jeanie Lucky, Branson, Mo., Nonie and Dan Larsen, North Carolina; sister-in-law, Evelyn Harral, Columbus. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Ida Mae; brother, Clyde "Rick" Harral.
Marilyn R. Haines
Ceresco, died Monday (7/5/04) in Lincoln. Born in Swedeburg to Fred and Lily (Lusch) Wedberg. Retired caseworker, Nebraska Social Services. Member, Immanuel Lutheran Church; VFW Auxiliary, Wahoo; Military Order of Cooties, Lincoln; American Legion Auxiliary, Ceresco; 40 & 8 Auxiliary, Lincoln; Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, Wahoo; Norden Club, Lincoln. Soloist/musician of state and national VFW Auxiliary, State and Supreme Military Order of Cooties Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary State.
Visitation: 2-9 p.m. Wednesday, at Nelson Funeral Home in Ceresco.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, (7/8/04) at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ceresco.
Family Gathering: Family will greet friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Nelson Funeral Home.
Cemetery: Swedeburg Lutheran Cemetery, Wahoo.
Memorials: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 216 W. Main, Ceresco, NE 68017; or donor's choice.
Family includes: daughter, Vicki J. Haines, Lincoln; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends. Preceded in death by parents; son, Jeffery.
George T. Olsen
87, Lincoln, died Thursday (7/8/04). Born, Fredricksburg community of Minden. Retired, construction laborer.
Visitation: 2-5 p.m. Sunday at funeral home.
Service: 3:00 p.m. Monday, (7/12/04) at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.
Memorials: Memorials to the family.
Family includes: nieces and nephews.
Anna E. Flynn
98, Lincoln, died Friday (7/9/04). Born New York, N.Y. (12/8/05), to John and Annie (Langford) Morris. Retired watch assembler, Elgin Watch Co.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, (7/14/04) at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel.
Memorials: Memorials may be sent to the family, in care of Michael Flynn, 5019 Grassridge Road, Lincoln 68512.
Family includes: son, Donald Flynn Sr., Lincoln; brother, John Morris, Brooklyn, N.Y.; grandchildren, spouses, Michael and Christie Flynn, Don, Jr., and Julie Flynn, Debbie Flynn, Patty Gray; 10 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: parents; husband, William A.; sisters, Mabel and Lillian.
Carl T. 'Juny" Johnson Jr.
78, Ceresco, died Monday (7/12/04) in Wahoo. Born, Phoenix (8/24/25) to Carl T. and Bertha (Johnson) Johnson. Retired farmer. Member: Ceresco Covenant Church; past member, and 46 year proficient member of Comet Lodge 229 A.F. and A.M., Ceresco; Ceresco Chapter 197 O.E.S.; Scottish Rite; Sesostris Temple.
Visitation: 2-9 p.m. Wednesday, at Nelson Funeral Home, Ceresco, and one hour prior to services at the church.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, (7/15/04) at Ceresco Covenant Church, Ceresco.
Family Gathering: Prayer service: 7:00 p.m., Wednesday at Nelson Funeral Home, Ceresco.
Memorials: Ceresco Covenant Church, Ceresco, NE. or National Multiple Scierosis Society, Community Health Plaza, 7101 Newport Ave., Suite 304, Omaha, NE, 68152.
Family includes: wife, Lois; son, daughter-in-law, Larry and Rita, Ceresco; grandchildren, Craig Johnson, Shane Johnson. Preceded in death by: parents.
Ruth L. Jensen
86, Bennet, died Thursday (7/15/04) in Lincoln. Born, Eagle (7/8/18) to Horace and Leona (Jensen) Pettit. Member, Trinity Lutheran Church, Walton. Homemaker.
Visitation: From 2-9 p.m. Friday, with family 6:30-8 p.m., Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St., one hour before services, church.
Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, (7/17/04) at Trinity Lutheran Church, Walton.
Family Gathering: Family will greet friends Friday from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at funeral home.
Cemetery: Bennet Cemetery, Bennet.
Memorials: Trinity Lutheran Church, 5315 S. 162nd St. Walton, NE 68461.
Family includes: husband, Albert "Ab"; daughters, sons-in-law, Dolores Pape, Lincoln, Darlene and Dean Petersen, Walton, Janette Jessup, Bennet, Joyce and Doyle Haddan, Lincoln; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: parents; two brothers; two sisters.
Darrell Friedrich Neemann
77, Lincoln, died Wednesday (6/28/06) in Lincoln. Born March 5, 1929 near Cook, Nebraska to Louis and Mary (Eisenhauer) Neemann. Retired from Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph after 39 years of service. Member, American Lutheran Church; Independent Telephone Pioneers Association; Communication Workers of America Local # 7470; Amateur Radio Operator NÝZRS; Volunteer for Carol Joy Holling Camp.
Visitation: From 10 a.m. Thursday until 8 p.m. Friday at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th Street.
Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, (7/1/06) at American Lutheran Church, 4200 Vine Street.
Family Gathering: Family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.
Memorials: American Lutheran Church or Campership fund c/o Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries, 27416 Ranch Road, Ashland, NE 68003.
Survivors: wife of 53 years, Geraldine (Rowe); son, daughter-in-law, Gene and Jerri Neemann, Lincoln; daughter, June Glynn, Eagle, NE.; grandsons, Spencer Glynn, Eric, Adam and Luke Neemann. Sisters & brothers-in-law: Barabara Ann & Ted Miesbach, Syracuse NE, Irma & Arlo Miesbach, Arkansas; Sister-in-law; Clarice Neemann, Syracuse, NE; Aunt, Anna Watermeier, Syracuse, NE. Numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, sister Lila Belle, brother Melvin.
Leo D. Thomas
77, Lincoln, formerly Omaha, died Tuesday (6/27/06). Born near Ringwood, Okla. Ordained minister.
Visitation: From 9-10:15 a.m. Saturday at the church prior to services.
Service: Praise Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, (7/1/06) at Community Bible Church, Omaha.
Cemetery: Hillsboro, Kansas.
Memorials: Community Bible Church Missions Outreach, 9001 Q St., Omaha 68127; Grace University Cross-Cultural Ministries program, 1311 S. 9th St., Omaha 68108.
Family members include: wife, Elfrieda; daughters, Kathy Smith, Omaha, Karen Friesen, Coleen Gowen, both Lincoln; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers, Frank Thomas, Henderson, Paul Thomas, Ringwood.
Lloyd J. Ang
78, Valparaiso, died Monday (6/26/06) in Lincoln.
Visitation: From 2-8 p.m. Friday at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th Street, Lincoln; and one hour prior to services at the church.
Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, (7/1/06) at Valparaiso United Methodist Church, Valparaiso, Nebraska.
Family Gathering: Family will greet friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday evening at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th Street, Lincoln.
Memorials: Shriners Children's Hospital, 1717 Yolande Ave., Lincoln 68521; church; Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha 68198-6805.
Velma Fay TeSelle
88, Firth, passed away (7/13/2004) in Estes Park, CO, a place close to her heart and near to God. Born (6/19/1916) in Martell, NE to Clarance & Minnie (Liesveld) Birt. Member, Firth Reformed Church, former member, Holland Reformed Church. She exemplified the joy of the journey of life.
Visitation: Closed casket visitation 6-8 p.m. Sunday with family greeting friends at Metcalf Funeral Home in Firth.
Service: Memorial Service: 10:00 a.m. Monday, (7/19/04) at Firth Reformed Church, Firth, NE. with Pastor Craig Wagner, officiating.
Cemetery: Private family interment.
Memorials: Firth Reformed Church, Firth, NE.
Family includes: son, daughter-in-law, Kendell & Audrey TeSelle, Reading, PA; daughter, son-in-law, Marjorie & Keith Ostic, Janesville, WI; son-in-law, Roger TeKolste, Kansas City, MO; grandchildren, David TeSelle, Michael TeSelle, Valerie Ostic, Toby TeKolste, Teddi Weber; great-grandchildren, Ashlyn Weber, Lauryn Weber, Ian TeKolste, MacGregor TeSelle. Preceded in death by husband, Wendell, and daughter, Wanda TeKolste.
Charlotte I. White
75, widow of Leland White, Lincoln, died Sunday (7/18/04) in her home.
Visitation: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Wednesday; and 8 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the funeral home.
Service: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, (7/22/04) at Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel, 245 N. 27th.
Family Gathering: family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at funeral home.
Memorials: Saint Elizabeth Hospice.
78, Lincoln, died Saturday (7/17/04). Retired mechanical engineer. Came to the United States in 1992 and proudly became a U.S. citizen.
Visitation: No visitation; cremation.
Service: Memorial dinner: 4 p.m. Sunday.
Family includes: wife, Larisa; son, Vitaly; brothers, Ivan, Aleksey; sister-in-law, Nina; niece, Alena.
Judy K. Fowler
65, Lincoln, died peacefully in her home Wednesday (7/21/04). Born, Lincoln (3/8/39), to Ralph and Marjorie (Bergman) Goodenkauf. Homemaker. Member, Westminster Presbyterian Church. Master gardener who formerly owned and operated Judy's Plants-a-Plenty, former employee of the WICS Home for Girls and Target.
Visitation: 2 p.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.
Service: 11:00 a.m. Monday, (7/26/04) at Westminster Presbyterian Church Chapel, 2110 Sheridan Blvd.
Memorials: American Cancer Society; or the Sunken Gardens
Family includes: husband, Dean; daughters, son-in-law, Julie Fowler, Lincoln, Jennifer and Dave McCollough, Lincoln; grandson, Daniel McCollough; brother, sister-in-law, Lyle and Cheryl Goodenkauf, Lincoln. Preceded in death by: parents; son, Anthony.
Eloise Mae Herrick
82, Lincoln, (widow of Maurice P., Sr.) died Monday (7/19/04). Born, Inavale (12/6/21), to Reid and Emma (Peterson) Dickerson. Former deacon and elder, First Presbyterian Church, member Lincoln OES Chapter No. 148, past worthy matron of OES Capitol Chapter No. 320, original board member, Friends of Loren Eiseley, member, Stephen's Ministry.
Visitation: From 2-8 p.m. Thursday, and 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Friday, at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.
Service: 3:00 p.m. Friday, (7/23/04) at First Presbyterian Church, 840 S. 17th.
Cemetery: Family interment: 2 p.m. Friday, at Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 S. 14th.
Memorials: Independence Center; or the Sesostris Shrine transportation fund (Road Runners); or to the family.
Family includes: son, Philip, Lincoln; daughters, Emily Herrick, Lincoln, Rebekah Herrick, Tulsa, Okla.; brother, sister-in-law, Reid and Phyllis Dickerson, Grand Junction, Colo.; sister, Fay Dickerson, Chicago; three grandchildren, Dehnia Herrick, Elizabeth Herrick, Neal Franklin; nieces; nephews; in-laws. Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Maurice.
Bernice E. Wedell
98, Des Plaines, Ill., died Saturday (8/21/04) in Chicago.
Visitation: 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, at Nelson-Metcalf Funeral Home, Ceresco.
Service: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, (8/25/04) at Swedeburg Covenant Church.
Family Gathering: Family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at funeral home.
Memorials: To the church.
David L. Wissink
56, Lincoln, died Tuesday (8/24/04) in Omaha. Born, Lincoln. Worked, accounting clerk, Carlson Systems. Member, Community Bible Church, U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, Purple Heart recipient.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, (8/28/04) at Community Bible Church, Omaha.
Family Gathering: Family will greet friends from 7 - 9:00 p.m. Friday at the church.
Cemetery: Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 South 14th Street, Lincoln.
Memorials: Mosaic at Bethphage Mission, Box 67, Axtell, NE 68924, where daughter Rachel lives.
Family includes: wife, Carol; daughters, Sarah, Omaha, Rachel, Axtell; parents, Orval and Alda Wissink, Lincoln; brothers, sisters-in-law, Cecil and Claudia Wissink, Hastings, Daryl and Cathy Wissink, Rugby, N.D., Kevin and Lorene Wissink, Lincoln; nieces; nephews.
Arthur E. Thomas Sr.
45, Lincoln, died Tuesday (8/24/04) after a brief battle with cancer. Born Aug. 11, 1959, to John and Modestine (Thomas) Thomas. Brick tender.
Visitation: 2-8 p.m. Thursday; and 8 a.m. until service time on Friday.
Service: 1:30 p.m. Friday, (8/27/04) at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.
Cemetery: Ball Cemetery, Springfield, Nebraska
Family includes: wife, Darlene; sons, daughters-in-law, Anthony and Kim Birdine, Omaha, Arthur Thomas Jr., Jason and Carrie Addleman, Ulan Trudell, all Lincoln; sister, Rita Kaye Thomas, Omaha; grandchildren, JaLyn Addleman, Kienan Addleman, Shanequia Booth, Ricky Booth, J'Trell Booth; one aunt; cousins; nieces; and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Kervin and James.
Yvonne 'Maxine' Nash
79, Junction City, Kan., formerly Lincoln, died Friday (8/27/04). Born, Lincoln.
Service: No services; cremation.
Cemetery: Wyuka Cemetery.
Family includes: sisters, Bonnie Hill, Bear, Del., Dwanna Henson, Madison, Tenn.; nieces, Carla Ooten, Lincoln, Penny DeWitt, Waverly. Preceded in death by son, Eddie Nash; brother, Ivan DeWitt.
75, Lincoln, died Friday (8/27/04).
Visitation: 2-6 p.m. Monday at funeral home.
Service: Memorial services: 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, (8/31/04) at Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel, 245 N. 27th St.