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Glenn John Jurgens (04/15/14)
Glenn John Jurgens Nov. 4, 1921 - April 11, 2014 CURTIS, Nebraska -- Glenn John Jurgens, 92, died Friday (April 11, 2014), at his home in Curtis. He was born Nov. 4, 1921, on a farm west of Moorefield, Nebraska, to George and Emma (Waltemath) Jurgens. ...
Betty Lee Clapp (04/14/14)
Betty Lee Clapp June 30, 1933 - April 12, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Betty Lee Clapp was born June 30, 1933, in Red Willow County (St. Ann) to John Francis and Edna Charlotte (Blake) Dike. She lived on a farm northeast of McCook. She became a homemaker at a young age...
William Henry Carstens (04/14/14)
William Henry Carstens July 19, 1928 - April 10, 2014 TRENTON, Nebraska --William Henry Carstens was born in Chicago, Illinois, on July 19, 1928, to Fredrick Karl Carstens and Alma Sophia Koepke. In 1932, the family moved to Fremont, Nebraska to be raise with two sisters. ...
Leland L. Kleckner (04/14/14)
Leland L. Kleckner Sept. 18, 1943 - April 11, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Leland L. Kleckner, age 70, of McCook, died at his home on April 11, 2014. He was born in Rawlins, Wyoming, on Sept. 18, 1943, to Oliver and Mardell (Doty) Kleckner. In July of 1968, he was married to Elisabeth Wederski in Fremont, Nebraska. The couple moved to Colorado, until they moved to Nebraska in 1996...
Francis James 'Jim' Herl (04/14/14)
Francis James 'Jim' Herl Nov. 10, 1935 - April 11, 2014 SELDEN, Kansas -- Francis James "Jim" Herl, 78, died Friday (April 11, 2014), at Sheridan County Health Complex in Hoxie, Kansas. He was born Nov. 10, 1935, in Grinnell, Kansas, to John P. Jack and Anna (Robben) Herl. He graduated from Leoville High School in 1954...
Lillian L. Confer (04/14/14)
Lillian L. Confer March 14, 1918 - April 11, 2014 CULBERTSON, Nebraska -- Lillian L. Confer, age 95, of Culbertson, passed away at the Hillcrest Nursing Home on April 11, 2014. She was born in Benton, Kansas, on March 14, 1918, to Thomas and Katie (Sieg) Sparks. She attended elementary school in Butler County, Kansas, and graduated from high school in Whitewater, Kansas, in 1936. She attended Wichita Business College. During World War II, she was employed at the Beechcraft Airplane factory...
Virginia E. Parrish (04/14/14)
Virginia E. Parrish May 31, 1932 - April 10, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Virginia Parrish, 81, of Indianola, formerly of Cozad, Nebraska, died April 10, 2014, at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born May 31, 1932, near Cambridge, Nebraska, to Lewis and Lila (Scott) Stapp. She attended Lucerne Valley rural school and graduated from Cozad High School in 1950. Following high school, Virginia worked at Service Drug and as clerk for the City of Cozad...
Elden Giles Earlley (04/14/14)
Elden Giles Earlley Aug. 15, 1938 - April 10, 2014 WILSONVILLE, Nebraska -- Elden Giles Earlley, 75, of Wilsonville, died April 10, 2014, at his daughter's home in Waverly, Nebraska, after a three-year battle with COPD. He was born on Aug. 15, 1938, on a farmstead near Norcatur, Kansas, to Glenn and Edith (Dicks) Earlley...
Hazel Jean Brenning (04/14/14)
Hazel Jean Brenning July 13, 1921 - April 11, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Hazel Jean Brenning, age 92, passed away peacefully at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, embraced by her family, on Friday, April 11, 2014. Jean was born on July 13, 1921, in McCook to Virgil Joseph and Belva (Rowland) McMahan. ...
Terry Lynn Sitzman (04/10/14)
Terry Lynn Sitzman Aug. 1, 1947 - April 7, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Terry Lynn Sitzman passed away unexpectedly and peacefully at his home in McCook on April 7, 2014, at the age of 66. He was born on Aug. 1, 1947, in McCook to Carl and Ida Mae (Peters) Sitzman. He lived his entire life in McCook. On March 22, 1968, he married Marlys Steier of Herndon, Kansas. The couple just celebrated 46 years of marriage. To this union two sons were born: Tracy Lynn and Todd Matthew...
Judith M. Carlson (04/09/14)
Judith May Carlson Nov. 29, 1938 - April 8, 2014 TRENTON, Nebraska -- Judith May Carlson, formerly of Trenton, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the Cambridge Manor, Cambridge, Nebraska. She was 75 years old. Judith was born on Nov. 29, 1938, at Oak Park, Illinois, to parents, Harry Bourne and Grace Evelyn (Staab) Rogers. ...
Charles Legates, Jr. (04/09/14)
Charles Legates, Jr. July 18, 1930 -April 6, 2014 KEARNEY, Nebraska -- Charles Legates, Jr., 83, of Kearney, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at St. John's Good Samaritan Center in Kearney. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Kearney First Baptist Church with Pastor Stan Murdoch officiating. Inurnment will follow at Kearney Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family care of the funeral home...
Clara J. Vrooman (04/09/14)
Clara J. Vrooman March 2, 1926 - April 7, 2014 ATKINSON, Nebraska -- Clara J. Vrooman, 88, passed away April 7, 2014. She was born on March 2, 1926, to Karl and Theresa (Kollman) Deermer, along with her twin brother Henry. Clara and Henry were the sixth and seventh children of the eight children in the family...
Troy Skelton (04/09/14)
Troy Skelton WAUNETA, Nebraska --Troy Skelton, 46, resident of the Wauneta area, died Saturday (April 5, 2014), at Chase County Community Hospital, Imperial. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn, of Wauneta; mother, Trudy Skelton, of Surprise, Arizona; wife, Evelyn, of Wauneta; children, Colby and Emma, of Hays, Kansas; grandmother, Edith Gloy of Wauneta; and brothers, Luke Skelton and wife, Susan, of Scottsdale, Arizona, Todd Skelton and wife, Kim, of Buckeye, Arizona and Monty Skelton and wife, Wendy, of Glendale, Arizona.. ...
Christopher Kirby (04/07/14)
Christopher Kirby BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Christopher Kirby, 17, of Benkelman, died Friday (April 4, 2014), in an auto accident near the rural Chase-Dundy County line. Survivors include grandparents, Candy Kirby of Venango, Nebraska and John Newby of Boulder, Colorado; parents, Melonie Kirby of Benkelman and Gregg Langley of Greeley, Colorado; step-father, Freddy Torres of Benkelman and brother, Phoenix Torres of Benkelman...
Laurene 'Laurie' Marie Tucker (04/07/14)
Laurene 'Laurie' Marie Tucker Sept. 9, 1961 - April 1, 2014 LONGMONT, Colorado -- April 1, 2014, marks the day we lost the most unique of mothers, a daughter, sister and friend. Laurie was born Sept. 9, 1961, in McCook, Nebraska, to Jerry and Dorothy Cariker. She grew up with four siblings in the rolling hills with the river as a playground and a sheet for a super cape to save the world. She married her childhood sweetheart and became mother to Marshall and Jerad Tucker...
Marian Lucy Roberts (04/07/14)
Marian Lucy Roberts Aug. 31, 1927 - April 4, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Marian Lucy Roberts passed away April 4, 2014 at her home surrounded by family at Highland Park Retirement Community in McCook. Marian was born on Aug. 31, 1927, to Conrad and Ruth (Wilson) Buhrman at St.Libory, Nebraska. She attended St. Libory Catholic School...
Stanley H. Anderson (04/07/14)
Stanley H. Anderson Oct. 10, 1947 - April 5, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Stanley H. Anderson, age 66 of McCook, died April 5, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. He was born in Galveston, Texas, on Oct. 10, 1947, to Darrell D. and Willie L. (McGee) Anderson. Stan moved to Pleasanton, Nebraska, as an infant and was raised by his grandmother, Grace Anderson. At age 16, he moved to Omaha and began doing odd jobs...
Paul A. Welsh (04/07/14)
Paul A. Welsh June 6, 1967 - April 4, 2014 GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- Paul Welsh, 46, of Grand Island, former Culbertson resident, died Friday (April 4, 2014), at his home in Grand Island. He was born June 6, 1967, at Ogallala, Nebraska, to William and Sharon (Packard) Welsh. He graduated from Culbertson High School with the class of 1986...
Eleanor Louise Suess Harris (04/07/14)
Eleanor Louise Suess Harris April 4, 1912 - April 4, 1912 OPELIKA, Alabama -- Eleanor Harris passed away on her 102nd birthday April 4, 2014, at Arbor Springs in Opelika, Alabama. She was born April 4, 1912, in McCook, Nebraska, to Louis and Ethel Suess. She grew up in McCook and later studied violin at Julliard School of Music in New York City. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska and a master's degree in music education from Columbia University...
Louis LaMoine Keene (04/07/14)
Louis LaMoine Keene Feb. 22, 1921 - April 4, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Louis LaMoine Keene, age 93, of McCook, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at Community Hospital of McCook. Known to family and friends as LaMoine, Moine, Stringbean, Grandpa and GGpa, he was born to Louis R. Keene and Nellie (Cole) Keene on Feb. 22, 1921, in McCook...
Doris l. Mosher (04/04/14)
Doris l. Mosher May 25, 1922 - April 1, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Doris l. Mosher, age 91, of McCook, Nebraska, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney on April 1, 2014. She was born in McCook on May 25, 1922, to Clyde and Jessie (Beebe) Bortner. ...
Dwight A. Wood (04/04/14)
Dwight A. Wood Nov. 7, 1955 - April 2, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Dwight A. Wood age 58 died at Community Hospital in McCook on April 2, 2014. He was born in Norton, Kansas, on Nov. 7, 1955, to Leon and Veda (Van Gundy) Wood. He grew up on the family farm near Norcatur, helping his dad...
Dr. Joseph M. Magrath (04/04/14)
Dr. Joseph M. Magrath Nov. 24, 1928 - April 1, 2014 SANTA FE, New Mexico -- Dr. Joseph M. Magrath, 85, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was born on Nov. 24, 1928, in McCook, Nebraska, to Catherine (Fox) and Dr. L.A. Magrath...
V. Howard Mace Jr. (04/03/14)
V. Howard Mace Jr. May 6, 1926 - April 1, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- V. Howard Mace Jr., age 87, passed away at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was born in Orleans to Verne H. and Pansy (Decker) Mace on May 6, 1926. Howard, at age 17, served his country in World War II in the U.S. ...