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Obituaries from March 2004

Maxine E. (Leafdale) Downer (03/31/04)
July 10, 1927-March 29, 2004 BARTLEY -- Maxine E. (Leafdale) Downer, 76, died Monday (March 29, 2004) at her home north of Bartley. She was born July 10, 1927, in Kimball to George and Minnie (Larson) Leafdale. She graduated from Banner County High School in Harrisburg in 1944...
Dale Jerome Potts (03/29/04)
1928-2004 Dale Jerome Potts of Manassas, better known to friends as "Pottsy" passed away March 21, 2004. He was born in 1928, in Indianola, the son of Clarence and Rozella Hall Potts. Throughout his life, Dale was know for bending the rules; in high school, at a time when typing was considered strictly a female occupation, he enrolled as the only boy in a typing class in order to meet girls, this was a decision that affected the rest of his life...
James Reid McMullen (03/29/04)
Aug. 1, 1944-March 26, 2004 James Reid McMullen, 59, died Friday (March 26, 2004) at Community Hospital in McCook. He was born Aug. 1, 1944, to Ernest and Evelyn (Smith) McMullen in Seattle, Wash. In 1945, the family moved to McCook, where he grew up. He graduated from McCook High School in 1962. He began working as a cook and spent his life cooking in many of McCook's restaurants until he retired in 1982, due to ill health...
Evelyn Marie Fahnholz (03/29/04)
Sept. 17, 1921-March 26, 2004 Evelyn Marie Fahnholz, 82, died Friday (March 26, 2004) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born Sept. 17, 1921, to Homer D. and Ethel (Walburn) Smith in Wray, Colo. She grew up in Wray and graduated from high school in Wray...
Mildred Marie Doyle (03/26/04)
March 20, 1914-March 25, 2004 Mildred Marie, daughter of John and Eva Maisel was born March 20, 1914, on a farm north of Indianola. She attended school at District 7, not far from their home. Mildred moved with her parents to a farm southwest of McCook in 1928. She was confirmed April 22, 1928, at Peace Lutheran Church in McCook, where she has been a member all of her life. She worked for many farm wives in the area, helping cook for threshers or helping with new babies in the families...
Donley V. Gleason (03/26/04)
Aug. 21, 1922-March 25, 2004 KEARNEY -- Donley V. Gleason, 81, died Thursday (March 25, 2004) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born Aug. 21, 1922, to Vern and Hazel Gleason in Wray, Colo. He graduated from Wray High School. He served in the Navy during World War II...
Arthur W. 'Pug" Hovey (03/26/04)
April 12, 1920-March 24, 2004 KEARNEY -- Arthur W. "Pug" Hovey, 83, died Wednesday (March 24, 2004) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born April 12, 1920, to Charles and Clara (Kemp) Hovey in Trenton. He grew up in Trenton and graduated from Trenton High School in 1939...
Jimmie R. Gerard (03/26/04)
Dec. 26, 1948-March 24, 2004 CAMBRIDGE -- Jimmie R. Gerard, 55, died Wednesday (March 24, 2004) at his home in Cambridge. He was born Dec. 26th 1948, to Marvin and Edna Mae (Nelson) Gerard in Longmont, Colo. He lived in Loveland most of his life until he moved to McCook. He worked at the rendering plant and was a mechanic...
Irene M. (Fleischaker) Buk (03/25/04)
Feb. 3, 1921-March 23, 2004 ATWOOD -- Irene M. (Fleischaker) Buk, 83, died Tuesday (March 23, 2004) at Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood. She was born Feb. 3, 1921, to Matthias and Martha (Holle) Fleischacker in Ludell. On Dec. 27, 1949, she married George Weston Buk at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ludell. She was a resident of Atwood since 1954, moving from rural Herndon...
Anna Knepp (03/24/04)
July 15, 1912-March 22, 2004 PERKINS PAVILION -- Anna Knepp, 91, died Monday (March 22, 2004) in Perkins Pavilion. She was born July 15, 1912, to Fred and Lizzie (Krull) Freitag in Glenvil. She graduated from Mascot High School in Mascot in 1930. On June 1, 1935, she married Guy S. Knepp in Holdrege. They farmed in the Carter area northwest of Orleans. They then moved to Huntley where she was a cook at the Huntley Public School for 14 years. She moved to Hastings in 1981...
Irma Marjorie (Wegener) Friehe (03/24/04)
Irma Marjorie (Wegener) Friehe passed from this life to be with her Lord Sunday, March 21, 2004, at the Nebraska Heart Institute in Lincoln at the age of 80 years. Irma was from Macon. Irma was born Jan. 10, 1924, to August Fredric and Mildred Elize (Rathe) Wegener in Norton, Kan. ...
Twila Fay Black Kaus (03/24/04)
Dec. 3, 1942-March 15, 2004 DUNCAN, Okla. -- Twila Faye Black Kaus, 61, died Monday (March, 15, 2004) at Duncan Regional Hospital in Duncan, Okla., after a brief battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 3, 1942, in Oberlin to Ralph and May (Duncan) Black...
Maxine E. Morrison (03/19/04)
Sept. 18, 1915-March 18, 2004 Maxine E. Morrison, 88, died Thursday (March 18, 2004) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born Sept. 18, 1915, to John F. and Jessie (Martin) Hepp in Greeley. On June 28, 1935, she married Frank B. Morrison. The family resided in Stockville until they moved to McCook in 1942. Her husband served the governor of Nebraska from 1960-1967...
Pearl Meager (03/23/04)
Long time resident of McCook, Pearl Meager, died March 18, 2004, in Medford, Ore. She was 92 years old. Pearl was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph, and daughter Karen. Pearl is survived by her son, Dr. Phil Meager of Medford. She has three sisters, Francis Allgeier and Mary Rogers, both of Laramie, Wyo., and Emma Smith of Long Beach, Calif. ...
Evonne Klein (03/23/04)
Aug. 13, 1940-March 20, 2004 STERLING, Colo. -- Evonne Klein, 63, of Sterling, Colo., died Saturday (March 20, 2004) at the Sterling Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 13, 1940, to Walter and Helen (Lenox) Orman in Maywood. She graduated from the Nebraska School of Agriculture in Curtis in 1958 and attended business school in North Platte...
DeWayne Vacura (03/19/04)
WICHITA, Kan. -- DeWayne Vacura, 70, died Thursday (March 18, 2004) at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kan. Services will be Monday, 2:30 p.m., at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin with Royce Leitner officiating. Additional information will be released as it becomes available...
Elna V. Larson (03/22/04)
Oct. 16, 1906-March 21, 2004 OBERLIN -- Elna V. Larson, 97, died Sunday (March 21, 2004) at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. She was born Oct. 16, 1906, to Axel and Anna (Hoagland) Larson in Ludell. She was raised in Ludell and attended Ludell Country School through the eighth grade. She attended two years at a high school in Minneapolis, Minn...
Harvey Nichols Brown (03/18/04)
April 28, 1916-March 16, 2004 MITCHELL -- Harvey Nichols Brown, 87, of Mitchell, died Tuesday (March 16, 2004) at the Mitchell Care Center in Mitchell. He was born April 28, 1916, to Joseph and Gladys Nichols Brown south of Curtis. He graduated from the Nebraska School of Agriculture in 1936...
Willard D. Noren (03/18/04)
Nov. 11, 1927-March 16, 2004 OBERLIN -- Willard D. Noren, 76, of Oberlin died Tuesday (March 16, 2004) at his home. He was born Nov. 11, 1927, to David T. and Esther Amanda (Carlson) Noren on a farm southwest of Oberlin. He attended rural grade school and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1946...
Lois E. Haase (03/18/04)
Sept. 27, 1921-March 14, 2004 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Lois E. Haase, 82, of Oberlin, died Sunday (March 14, 2004) in at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. She was born Sept. 27, 1921, to Homer and Vida (Parks) Nicodemus in Decatur County, Kan. She was raised on a farm and attended Villonia School. She graduated from Decatur County High School in 1940...
Mildred Erminta (Peterson) Russell (03/17/04)
Mildred Erminta (Peterson) Russell of Kilmarnock, Scotland died peacefully in the presence of her husband, Robert "Bob" and a loving niece, Morag, on Sept. 10, 2003. Mildred was born in Farwell on Dec. 18, 1915, and attended McCook Junior College before continuing her education at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln...
Eva A. Herman (03/17/04)
Jan. 20, 1920-March 15, 2004 GOTHENBURG -- Eva A. Herman, 84, of Brady, died Monday (March 15, 2004) at the Gothenburg Memorial Hospital in Gothenburg. She was born Jan. 20, 1920, to Jesse and Alma (Wymore) Buker in Freedom. She attended school at the Hilltop School near Freedom through the 8th grade...
Ernst F. 'Ernie' Holste (03/17/04)
July 16, 1914-March 16, 2004 ATWOOD -- Ernst F. "Ernie" Holste, 89, died Tuesday (March 16, 2004) at Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood. He was born July 16, 1914, to Henry and Sophie (Niermeier) Holste in Ludell. On Oct. 12, 1944, he married Hilda Dunker at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ludell. He was a farmer and stockman and a lifetime resident of Ludell...
Greg S. Blackman (03/16/04)
Feb. 7, 1969-March 14, 2004 INDIANOLA -- Greg S. Blackman, 35, died Sunday (March 14, 2004) at Indianola. He was born Feb. 7, 1969, to Carol (Stritt) Blackman and V. Gene Blackman in Kearney. He graduated from Palisade High School in Colorado in 1987. He returned to Nebraska making his home in Indianola since 1998...
Stephen Gene Tuller (03/15/04)
Nov. 14, 1949-March 6, 2004 LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Stephen Gene Tuller died March 6, 2004, at his home in Las Vegas, Nev., following a year long lung cancer illness. He was born on Nov. 14, 1949, in McCook to Delman H. and Miriam (Phillips) Tuller. Stephen was baptized as an infant in the Catholic church and later as a youth in the Baptist church. ...
David Hald (03/15/04)
Sept. 29, 1969-Jan. 2, 2004 LINCOLN -- David Hald was born Sept. 29, 1969 in Cozad. He died Jan. 2, 2004, in Lincoln. He attended grade school in Curtis through the third grade. He attended the JP Lord School in Omaha during the fourth grade. Dave attended special education classes in Culbertson during the fifth and sixth grades. He attended school in McCook from seventh grade through the twelfth grade. Dave graduated from special education from McCook High School in 1981...
Gilbert Nordhausen (03/10/04)
LINCOLN -- Gilbert Nordhausen of Wauneta, died Tuesday (March 9, 2004) at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln. Services are Friday, 10 a.m. (MST), at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wauneta. Visitation is Thursday, 2-6 p.m. (MST) at Liewer Funeral Home of Wauneta...
Frances (Austin) Koudelka (03/09/04)
April 14, 1920-Feb. 9, 2004 BATTLE CREEK -- Frances (Austin) Koudelka, 84, died Feb. 9, 2004, in Battle Creek. She was born April 14, 1920, to Robert D. and Viola (Ward) Austin in McCook. She graduated from McCook High School in 1937. On July 20, 1974, she married James A. Koudelka. The couple resided in Battle Creek. She was employed with WPA in Lincoln and Norfolk. She co-owned Koudelka Market in Battle Creek and in 1969, purchased Frozen Food Center in Norfolk...
Delores E. 'Dee' Miller (03/15/04)
July 14, 1932-March 12, 2004 COLUMBUS -- Delores E. "Dee" Miller, 71, died Friday (March 12, 2004) at Beverly Health Care in Columbus. She was born July 14, 1932, to Anton and Agnes (Vancura) Kisela in Hayes County. She graduate from Stratton High School in 1949. During her youth she was voted Miss Stratton-Trenton Dam...
Goldie Weiss (03/12/04)
IMPERIAL -- Goldie Weiss, 97, died Wednesday (March 10, 2004) at the Imperial Manor Nursing Home in Imperial. Survivors include a daughter, Amy Jo Monasmith and husband, Don of Imperial; daughter-in-law, Ann Weiss of Imperial; brother, Richard Sitzman of Lincoln; sister-in-law, Lucille Weiss of Imperial; 10 grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 12 step-great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren...
Clarence John Bruggeman (03/15/04)
June 18, 1925-March 11, 2004 OBERLIN -- Clarence John Bruggeman, 78, died Thursday (March 11, 2004) at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin. He was born June 18, 1925, to Brenard and Anna (Wolf) Bruggeman in Leoville, Kan. He was raised in Leoville and attended school there...
Charles J. 'Bud' Clapp (03/12/04)
March 5, 1929-March 12, 2004 CAMBRIDGE -- Charles J. "Bud" Clapp, 75, died today (March 12, 2004) in Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge. He was born March 5, 1929, to Charley and Chrisinthia (Balius) Clapp in McCook. He grew up in McCook and graduated from McCook High School in 1947...
Ethel Louise Bradley (03/12/04)
Feb. 21, 1942-March 10, 2004 HOLDREGE -- Ethel Louise Bradley, 62, died Wednesday (March 10, 2004) at Holdrege Memorial Home in Holdrege. She was born Feb. 21, 1942, to Reg and Minnie (Kporf) Broome in Perry, Mich. The family made their home in Buffalo, N.Y., where she attended school...
Kjell Axelson (03/12/04)
June 21, 1920-Feb. 22, 2004 RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Kjell Axelson, 83, died Feb. 22, 2004, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was born June 21, 1920, to Carl and Amanda (Hermansen) Axelson in Oslo, Norway. The family moved to America in 1925 and made their home in McCook. He graduated from McCook High School in 1938...
Sara Alice Arnold (03/11/04)
March 15, 1915-March 8, 2004 CAMBRIDGE -- Sara Alice Arnold, 88, died Monday (March 8, 2004) at Cambridge Manor in Cambridge. She was born March 15, 1915, to John N. and Alpha D. (Wymore) Arnold near Hyannis. Her family moved to Bartley in 1947. She worked as a housekeeper and nanny for many years in Cambridge...
Eleanor M. Perkins (03/10/04)
Aug. 26, 1915-March 9, 2004 Eleanor M. Perkins, 88, died Tuesday (March 9, 2004) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born Aug. 26, 1915, to Frank and Hannorah (Moore) Hassler in McCook. She grew up in McCook and graduated from McCook High School in 1933. She attended McCook Junior College...
Ronald Richard Redding (03/11/04)
May 17, 1936-Dec. 25, 2003 LOS ANGELES -- Ronald Richard Redding, 67, died Dec. 25, 2003, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Los Angeles, Calif. He was born May 17, 1936, to George Marion and Edna Lucille (Horton) in Danbury. He grew up in McCook and graduated from McCook High School in 1954...
Kjell Axelson (03/10/04)
June 21, 1920-Feb. 22, 2004 RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Kjell Axelson, 83, died Feb. 22, 2004, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was born June 21, 1920, to Carl and Amanda (Hermansen) Axelson in Oslo, Norway. The family moved to America in 1925 and made their home in McCook. He graduated from McCook High School in 1938...
Alvin Duane Jording (03/10/04)
April 20, 1944-March 7, 2004 OBERLIN -- Alvin Duane Jording, 59, died Sunday (March 7, 2004) at his home in Oberlin. He was born April 20, 1944, to Alvin Jay and Fern (Towery) Jording in Oberlin. He was raised in Oberlin and attended school at Oberlin Elementary. He graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1962 and attended Fort Hays State University...
Jack W. Reed (03/09/04)
July 9, 1928-March 6, 2004 BEATRICE -- Jack W. Reed, 75, died Saturday (March 6, 2004) in Beatrice. He was born July 9, 1928, in Orleans. He was a 1946 graduate of McCook High School and received his bachelor of science degree in engineering from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1951. He was employed with the Nebraska Department of Roads and was Vice-president of mining for Peter Kiewit and Sons in Omaha until he retired in 1986. He lived in Elkhorn, Wickenburg, Ariz., and Beatrice...
Vernon P. 'Pete' Williams (03/09/04)
May 13, 1941-March 7, 2004 Vernon P. "Pete" Williams, 62, died Sunday (March 7, 2004) at his home in McCook. He was born May 13, 1941, to George Edward and Thora "Neva" (Russell) Williams in Ordway, Colo. He graduated from Manitou Springs, Colo., High School in 1959...
Garreld Arylyn Taylor (03/09/04)
Jan. 22, 1944-March 2, 2004 STURGIS, S.D. -- Garreld Arylyn Taylor, 60, died March 2, 2004, at Fort Mead Veterans Hospital in Sturgis, S.D. He was born Jan. 22, 1944, to Charles Crandall and Martha Ellen (Grose) Taylor at Chase County Hospital. He was raised on a farm northeast of Enders. He attended grade school at District 41, Pioneer School. He then attended Chase County High School and Curtis Ag School...
Lloyd H. Smith (03/09/04)
Feb. 9, 1919-March 8, 2004 Lloyd H. Smith, 85, of Cambridge, died Monday (March 8, 2004) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. He was born Feb. 9, 1919, to Mary Elizabeth (De Villers) and Christian Smith. His early childhood was spent on the family farm in Frontier County. He attended rural school until the eighth grade. He then helped his father on the farm...
Phyliss (Zurbrick) Mye (03/09/04)
OBERLIN -- Phyllis (Zurbrick) Mye, 69, died Sunday (March 7, 2004) in Oberlin. She was born July 12, 1934, to Ansley and Irene (Larkin) Zurbrick in Buffalo, N.Y. She was a payroll accountant. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Barry Mye; and one sister, Joyce...
Fredrick Helmkamp (03/09/04)
Dec. 20, 1919-March 8, 2004 OBERLIN -- Fredrick Helmkamp, 84, died Monday (March 8, 2004) at Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin. He was born Dec. 20, 1919, to Ewald and Louise (Wendelin) Helmkamp in Traer. He was raised in the Traer area and attended school at St. John's Lutheran School. He graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1938...
Irma Ruth (Sterr) Douglass (03/08/04)
Aug. 26, 1907-March 5, 2004 Irma Ruth (Sterr) Douglass died March 5, 2004, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born on Aug. 26, 1907, in Republican City. She was the first born child of Joseph and Harriet Sterr, and was the last surviving of six siblings. Shortly after her birth, the family moved to McCook, where she spent the rest of her life...
Glen Edward Parker (03/08/04)
Nov. 9, 1914-March 6, 2004 LEXINGTON -- Glen Edward Parker, 89, died Saturday (March 6, 2004) in Lexington from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Nov. 9, 1914, to Clarinda Maybell Blood and James Garfield Parker in Napoleon, Mich. He grew up in Pauline and worked in Nebraska, Iowa and California before serving in the Army during World War II. He was assigned to the 53rd Infantry, 7th Division, Company B and had tours of duty in Europe and the Aleutian Islands...
Ray M. Higley (03/08/04)
Dec. 3, 1904-March 7, 2004 ATWOOD -- Ray M. Higley, 99, died Sunday (March 7, 2004) at the Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood. He was born Dec. 3, 1904, to Lizzie Alice (Whisman) and Edna Earl Higley in Mikesel Township southwest of Atwood. He graduated from Rawlins County High School in 1924...
Carol I. Boon (03/08/04)
July 8, 1943-March 5, 2004 BENKELMAN -- Carol I. Boon, 60, of Benkelman, Nebraska, died Friday (March 5, 2004) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman. She was born July 8, 1943, to Earnest and Ardell (Stone) Wickizer in Benkelman. She grew up in Stratton and attended school there...
Mollie Schafer (03/05/04)
June 25, 1908-March 4, 2004 Mollie Schafer, 95, died Thursday (March 4, 2004) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born June 25, 1908, to Conrad and Mary Barbara (Adolph) Schafer in Hussenbach, Russia. The family moved to the United States in 1911 to Sebewang, Mich. They lived in Chicago, Ill., and Wyoming before coming to McCook in 1917. They farmed southwest of McCook. She graduated from rural school...
Henrietta V. VanVleet (03/05/04)
Aug. 9, 1921-March 2, 2004 OBERLIN -- Henrietta B. VanVleet, 82, died Tuesday (March 2, 2004) at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Oberlin. She was born Aug. 9, 1921, to Henry and Bertha (Franzen) Miller in Freedom. She was raised in Freedom and Gothenburg. She graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1938...
Janice Carman (03/04/04)
Oct. 13, 1935-March 1, 2004 OBERLIN -- Janice Carman, 68, died Monday (March 1, 2004) at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin. She was born Oct. 13, 1935, to Ward K. and Ellanette (Gierhart) Claar in Oberlin. She was raised in Oberlin and attended school there. She graduated from Decatur Community High School...
Ola Wauneta Cable (03/04/04)
May 9, 1917-March 2, 2004 LINCOLN -- Ola Wauneta Cable, 86, died Tuesday (March 2, 2004) at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln. She was born May 9, 1917, to Frank and Estella (Sawyer) Blake in Maywood. On Nov. 13, 1945, she married Leo Joseph Cable. The couple made their home on a farm in the Indianola and Bartley area. ...
Otto P. Weskamp (03/04/04)
June 22, 1911-March 1, 2004 Otto P. Weskamp, 92, died Monday (March 1, 2004) at his home in rural McCook. He was born June 22, 1911, to Joseph H. and Marie (Karthauser) Weskamp in McCook. He attended school near Marion and lived in the McCook area his entire life...
Phyliss Anderson Nielson (03/04/04)
July 24, 1927-Feb. 28, 2004 Phyllis Elaine Nielsen, the youngest of seven children of George and Lena (Bryan) Harris, was born July 24, 1927, in McCook. Phyllis attended school in McCook and graduated from McCook High School in 1945. On Aug. 25, 1946, Phyllis was united in marriage to Charles "Chuck" Martin Anderson in McCook. This union was blessed with four children; Candice, Janie, Lori and David...
George Lee Todd (03/04/04)
Dec. 29, 1917-Feb. 26, 2004 OMAHA -- George Lee Todd, 86, died Thursday (Feb. 26, 2004) at Good Samaritan Center in Omaha. He was born Dec. 29, 1917, to Harold and Flossie Todd in Nehawka. He lived most of his life in Chase County. He attended school in Imperial...
Bessie Schleeman Spray (03/03/04)
Oct. 13, 1911-March 1, 2004 GOTHENBURG -- Bessie Schleeman Spray, 92, died Monday (March 1, 2004) at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. She was born Oct. 13, 1911, to Homer and Eva Dettra Robinson in Stockville. She graduated from the Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis in 1929...
Philip Niemeth (03/03/04)
March 29, 1921-March 1, 2004 OBERLIN -- Philip Niemeth, 82, of Herndon, died Monday (March 1, 2004) at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin. He was born March 29, 1921, to Henry and Elizabeth (Versch) Niemeth on the family homestead near Herndon. He attended grade school at St. Mary's Catholic School...
Virginia Marie Stinson (03/03/04)
Jan. 9, 1922-March 1, 2004 Virginia Marie Stinson, 82, died Monday, March 1, 2004, at Community Hospital of McCook. She was born to William Frederick and Lillian Marie (Junker) Baumbach, Jr. on Jan. 9, 1922, in Red Willow County, McCook. She attended country school in Indianola...
Jami Lynn Wilcox (03/01/04)
March 31, 1976-Feb. 29, 2004 Jami Lynn Wilcox, 27, died Saturday (Feb. 29, 2004) at Community Hospital of McCook. She was born March 31, 1976, to James B. and Rhonda K. (Hartzog) Johnson at Lincoln. She graduated from North Platte High School in 1993, Southeast Community College in Lincoln in 1995 and attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln...
Ruth L. Foley (03/02/04)
May 25, 1910-Feb. 29, 2004 TRENTON -- Ruth L. Foley, 93, died Sunday (Feb. 29, 2004) at El Dorado Manor in Trenton. She was born May 25, 1910, to Edward Lovelace and Mabel (Matthews) Cotton in McCook. She grew up in McCook and attended high school there...
John William 'Johnny' Thulin (03/01/04)
Dec. 16, 1978-Feb. 27, 2004 LOOMIS -- John William "Johnny" Thulin, 25, died Friday (Feb. 27, 2004) in Loomis as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born Dec. 16, 1978, in Topeka, Kan., to Thomas C. and Tracey (Ellis) Thulin. He spent the majority of his life in Oxford, where he attended school. ...
Millie F. Bailey (03/01/04)
Aug. 6, 1906-Feb. 28, 2004 Millie F. Bailey, 97, died Saturday (Feb. 28, 2004) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born Aug. 6, 1906, to David and Mary (Howell) Bussard in Frontier County. She attend rural school in Frontier County. On Nov. 28, 1923, she married Ervin N. Bailey at McCook...
Beulah Illinois (Swaney) Easterday (03/01/04)
Sept. 21, 1895-Feb. 28, 2004 ATWOOD -- Beulah Illinois (Swaney) Easterday, 108, died Saturday (Feb. 28, 2004) at Good Samaritan Center in Atwood. She was born Sept. 21, 1895, to Jacob Ambrose and Louisa (Pigg) Swaney in Nokomis, Ill. On Sept. 12, 1916, she married Wayne Easterday in Nokomis. ...
Mildred Banzhaf (03/01/04)
June 17, 1917-Feb. 27, 2004 CAMBRIDGE -- Mildred Banzhaf, 85, died Friday (Feb. 27, 2004) at Cambridge Manor in Cambridge. She was born June 17, 1917, to Glenn and Lenora Lemmons in Kansas. The family moved to Bertrand in 1926. In December 1933, she married Ray Banzhaf. The couple farmed in the Orafino area until 1967, when they moved to Nampa, Idaho. They moved back to Cambridge in 1987...
John Bernard 'JB' Schlageck (03/01/04)
Oct. 4, 1929-Feb. 26, 2004 DENVER -- John Bernard "JB" Schlageck, 74, of Selden, died Friday (Feb. 26, 2004) at the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver. He was born Oct. 4, 1929, to Herman and Ellen Kathryn (Huber) Schlageck on a farm southwest of Selden. He was raised on the family farm near Selden. He attended Fairview Grade School and graduated from Selden Rural High School in 1947...