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Obituaries from February 2006

Ava Hix (02/28/06)
Jan. 22, 1915--Feb. 25, 2006 WASHINGTON, Iowa -- Ava Hix, 91, died Saturday (Feb. 25, 2006) at Halcyon House in Washington, Iowa. She was born Jan. 22, 1915, in Marion to Jacob Ernest and Grace Relph Weyeneth. She graduated from McCook High School in 1932. She graduated from Evangelical Covenant Hospital School of Nursing in Omaha in 1938...
Charlotte Hart (02/28/06)
April 12, 1941--Feb. 27, 2006 OBERLIN -- Charlotte Hart, 64, died Monday (Feb. 27, 2006) in Hays, Kan. She was born April 12, 1941, in Waukesha, Wis., to William Cooper and Florence Starr. She attended Bayview High School in Milwaukee, Wis., and Respiratory School in Pueblo, Colo...
James Arthur Embrey (02/28/06)
Jan. 12, 1925--Feb. 24, 2006 BEAVER CITY -- James Arthur Embrey, 81, died Friday (Feb. 24, 2006) at Norton County Hospital in Norton, Kan. He was born Jan. 12, 1925, in Maywood to Charles and Addie (Cowman) Embrey. He graduated from Maywood High School in 1941...
Kenneth H. Rydquist (02/27/06)
Jan. 3, 1925--Feb. 25, 2006 OBERLIN -- Kenneth H. Rydquist, 81, died Saturday (Feb. 25, 2006) at the Decatur County Hospital. He was born Jan. 3, 1925, in Decatur County. He graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1943. He married Ellenette Anderson on April 12, 1949...
LeAnn Christy Johnson (02/27/06)
Jan. 30, 1968--Feb. 25, 2006 HAYES CENTER -- LeAnn Christy Johnson, 38, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, near Hayes Center, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. LeAnn was born Jan. 30, 1968, to Gilbert D. and Patricia A. (McKinley) Stasser, at Burlington, Colo. She graduated from high school in St. Francis in 1986 and attended the Northwest Kansas Area Vocational Tech School in Goodland, Kan., receiving a degree in electronics...
Robert P. Miller (02/27/06)
July 16, 1927--Feb. 25, 2006 CAMBRIDGE -- Robert P. Miller, 78, died Saturday (Feb. 25, 2006) at his home in Cambridge. He was born July 16, 1927, near Cambridge to Palmer G. and O. Mildred (Cotton) Miller. He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1945...
Marvin D. Loshbaugh (02/27/06)
June 6, 1942--Feb. 23, 2006 HUDSON, N.H. -- Marvin D. Loshbaugh, 63, died Thursday (Feb. 23, 2006) at the Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H. He was born June 6, 1942, in Brush, Colo., to Howard and Opal (McCracken) Loshbaugh. He married Rita Bourre...
Sylvester J. Meitl (02/24/06)
Oct. 10, 1919--Feb. 22, 2006 OBERLIN -- Sylvester J. Meitl, 86, died Wednesday (Feb. 22, 2006) at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin. He was born Oct. 10, 1919, in Summit Township in Decatur County to John Meitl and Bertha Ympa. He attended Leoville High School...
Bradley D. Williams (02/24/06)
Nov. 6, 1942--Feb. 23, 2006 INDIANOLA -- Bradley D. Williams, 63, of Indianola, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at the Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge. Bradley was born in McCook, Nov. 6, 1942, to Cecil C. and Roberta M. (McCafferty) Williams. He was raised in Bartley and graduated from Bartley in 1960...
Joy Mae (DeOss) Burton Arendell (02/23/06)
April 24, 1929--Feb. 20, 2006 KEARNEY -- Joy Mae (DeOss) Burton Arendell , 76, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006 at Mount Carmel Nursing Home in Kearney. Joy was born April 24, 1929 to Francis Henry and Ollie Mae (McClellan) DeOss in Holbrook. Joy was the third of four children...
Wilma Bernadine (Mullins) Brown (02/23/06)
Dec. 21, 1929--Feb. 14, 2006 ATWOOD -- Wilma Bernadine (Mullins) Brown, 76, died Tuesday (Feb. 14, 2006) at the Good Samaritan Center in Atwood. She was born in Basin, Wyo., on Dec. 21, 1929, to William B. and Minnie Marie (Miller) Mullins. She attended high school in O'Neil at St. Mary's Academy and graduated from high school in Thermopolis, Wyo...
Donald D. Adams (02/23/06)
Nov. 4, 1924--Feb. 22, 2006 ARAPAHOE -- Donald D. Adams, 81, died Wednesday (Feb. 22, 2006) at the C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. He was born on Nov. 4, 1924, in Cambridge to Merle L. and Anna C. (Jacobson) Adams. He graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1941. He attended Denver School of Commerce and the University of Nebraska...
Candice L. Baltzell (02/22/06)
April 6, 1947--Feb. 14, 2006 Candice L. Baltzell, 58, of McCook, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, following a brief illness. She was born on April 6, 1947 in Kankakee, Ill., the daughter of Orville and Eve (Elliott) Borchers. ...
Anna Galene (Dooley) Wiley (02/22/06)
Oct. 27, 1912-Feb. 20, 2006 ATWOOD -- Anna Galene (Dooley) Wiley, 93, died Monday (Feb. 20, 2006), at Atwood Good Samaritan Home. She was born Oct. 27, 1912, at Fullerton to Byron and Anna Jane (Adams) Dooley. She attended school in Fullerton, graduating from high school in 1930...
Robert Irvin Howey (02/22/06)
Nov. 2, 1921-Feb. 20, 2006 ARAPAHOE -- Robert Irvin Howey, 84, died Monday (Feb. 20, 2006), at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge. He was born Nov. 2, 1921, at Denver, Colo., to Earl S. and Marguerite (Crane) Howey. He grew up in Fairplay, Colo., and graduated from Fairplay High School...
Stanley Gerald Daffer (02/18/06)
Oct. 18, 1925--Feb. 10, 2006 ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. -- Stanley Gerald Daffer, 80, formerly of Murphy, N.C., died Friday (Feb. 10, 2006) at home. He was born on a farm near Lebanon on Oct. 18,1925, to James S. and Erma Nicholson Daffer. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1943. He attended the University of Nebraska...
Phyliss Marie Wineinger (02/20/06)
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Phyllis Marie Wineinger, 61, died Friday (Feb. 17, 2006) in St. Joseph, Mo. Services will be Tuesday, 2 p.m., at the Carpenter Breland Chapel. Burial will be at Palisade. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Jimmie L. Lawson (02/21/06)
JOSHUA TREE, Calif. -- Jimmie L. Lawson, 85, passed away at his home at Joshua Tree, Calif., on Dec. 22, 2005. Jim was the youngest child of John and "Jennie" Melissa Jane (Mulford) Lawson. He was born Sept. 27, 1920. He grew up in the Cambridge-Bartley area and later lived in Hayes County before moving to California in the early 1940s. He married Dara Fowler on July s, 1943, at Los Angeles, Calif...
Richard Lewis Bunstock (02/21/06)
Richard Lewis Bunstock, 78, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, at McCook, Neb. He was preceded in death by three wives; Donna (Sullivan) Bunstock, Merry (Meints) Bunstock, and Deloras (Nickerson) Bunstock. He is survived by son James Bunstock and wife Kerin of Lincoln, Neb.; daughters Candice Arent and husband Paul of Loveland, Colo., Yolanda Weimer and husband Ron of Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Jackelyn Nickerson and husband Pete Palek of North Platte, Neb.; brother William Bunstock and wife Ursula of Chico, Calif.; stepsons Troy Erdman and wife Rita of McCook and Derek Erdman and wife Ginger of North Platte; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.. ...
Donnie Lee Castens (02/21/06)
May 4, 1937-Feb. 18, 2006 LUDELL -- Donnie Lee Castens, 68, died Saturday (Feb. 18, 2006), at Kearney. He was born May 4, 1937, on a farm near Ludell to Henry and Lillie (Neuhart) Castens. He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church May 9, 1937, and was confirmed April 2, 1950. He attended Trinity Lutheran School, Rawlins County Public and Atwood High School, graduating in 1954...
Meredith Joy Huff (02/21/06)
CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Meredith Joy Huff, 85, died Friday (Feb. 17, 2006), at Porter Hospice in Centennial, Colo. He was born April 5, 1920, at Decatur County to Jesse M. and Eunice N. (Barnett) Huff. He was raised in Decatur County and graduated from Jennings High School in 1938...
Diane M. Youman (02/20/06)
BENKELMAN -- Diane M. Youman, 59, died Friday (Feb. 17, 2006) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman. The memorial service will be Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with the Rev. Robert Sander officiating. Services will conclude at the chapel. There is no visitation...
Ruth Bernice (Anderson) Dunn (02/20/06)
OMAHA -- Ruth Bernice (Anderson) Dunn, 93, died Friday (Feb. 17, 2006), at Brookestone Village in Omaha. She was born Dec. 14, 1912 on the family farm southwet of Stamford to Bernard August and Hulda Marie (Hultberg) Anderson. She was baptized in her youth in the Swedish Mission Church southwest of Stamford. She attended Wide Awake Rural School District No. 43 in Harlan County through the eighth grade...
Candice L. Baltzell (02/17/06)
April 6, 1947--Feb. 14, 2006 Candice L. Baltzell, 58, died Tuesday (Feb. 14, 2006) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney following a brief illness. She was born on April 6, 1947, in Kankakee, Ill., to Orville and Eve (Elliott) Borchers. She was a 1965 graduate of East Richland High School in Olney, Ill., and attended Olney Central College. She graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, in 1967 and then completed dental assisting courses in Chicago...
Barbara A. (Scott) Dunn (02/17/06)
Jan. 6, 1954--Feb. 14, 2006 ARAPAHOE -- Barbara A. (Scott) Dunn, 52, died Tuesday (Feb. 14, 2006) at the Cambridge Manor as the result of cancer. She was born Jan. 6, 1954, in Hill City, Kan. She married Kevin Dunn on Sept. 15, 2003. Survivors include her husband; five stepchildren, Eddie Dunn and wife, Olga of Grant and William Dunn, Kevin Dunn Jr. ...
Paul Edgar Ham (02/16/06)
Oct. 23, 1921--Feb. 13, 2006 BENKELMAN -- Paul Edgar Ham, 84, died Monday (Feb. 13, 2006) at his home in Benkelman. He was born Oct. 23, 1921, on the family farm in Dundy County to Roy A. and Jennie M. (Roberts) Ham. He graduated from Dundy County High School in 1939...
Alfred Glaves Jr. (02/14/06)
March 28, 1917--Feb. 11, 2006 Alfred Glaves Jr., 88, died Saturday (Feb. 11, 2006) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born on March 28, 1917, in Sheffield, England, to Alfred and Selina (Twibelle) Glaves Sr. At the age of 13, he and his parents came to the United States and settled on the East Coast. They later moved to the Chicago, Ill., area. Alfred received his high school education through North America Correspondence...
Ruth A. (Imbody) Hosea (02/14/06)
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. -- Ruth A. (Imbody) Hosea, 78, of Monmouth Junction, N.J., died peacefully on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 11, 2006, in Princeton Hospital after long battles with cancer and finally failure of several bodily organs. She was the beloved wife of George L. Hosea, the loving mother of Debbie and Sandy and an inspiration and loyal friend to other family members and many friends...
Ivan Edwin Booker (02/13/06)
July 7, 1905--Feb. 10, 2006 EVANSTON, Wyo. -- Ivan Edwin Booker, 100, died Friday (Feb. 10, 2006) in Evanston, Wyo. He was born July 7, 1905, to George W. and Myrtie J. (Smith) Booker at Edison. He graduated from Edison High School in 1923. He attended business school...
James 'Don' Donald Keeler (02/14/06)
June 3, 1918--Feb. 9, 2006 LINCOLN -- James "Don" Donald Keeler passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, at Haven Manor in Lincoln. He was 87 years old. He was born June 3, 1918, in Fairmont to James B. and Hannah A. (Davis) Keeler. He attended a country school in Filmore County and then graduated from Fairmont High in 1935...
Geraldine Fay 'Gerri' Giespert (02/13/06)
Nov. 6, 1919--Feb. 12, 2006 Geraldine Fay "Gerri" Giespert, 88, died Sunday (Feb. 12, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born Nov. 6, 1919, in Cambridge to John Edwin and Lenora May (DeWester) Tumbleson. She graduated from Cambridge High School...
Garrell 'Red' Howell (02/10/06)
Jan. 10, 1932--Feb. 9, 2006 NORTH PLATTE -- Garrell "Red" Howell died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, at Premiere Estates Care Center in North Platte after a long fight with emphysema. Red was born Jan. 10, 1932, in Frontier County to H.H. "Red" Howell and Minnie Mae (Blake) Howell...
Bernice J. Brown (02/10/06)
Nov. 17, 1925--Feb. 7, 2006 OBERLIN -- Bernice J. Brown, 80, died Tuesday (Feb. 7, 2006) at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin. She was born Nov. 17, 1925, to George Shuler and Elizabeth Meier in Selden, Kan. She attended country school...
Robert Wayne 'Bob' Hardwick (02/10/06)
March 17, 1924--Feb. 9, 2006 BENKELMAN -- Robert Wayne "Bob" Hardwick, 81, died Thursday (Feb. 9, 2006) at the Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman. Bob was born on March 17, 1924, to Reece and Mayme Edith (Morrison) Hardwick. He graduated from Parks High School in 1942...
Edward Jay Orin (02/10/06)
July 1, 1959--Feb. 8, 2006 LARKSPUR, Colo. -- Edward Jay Orin died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at the Larkspur, Colo., exit on Interstate 25 due to a motor vehicle accident. He was 46 years of age. He was born July 1, 1959, at Loveland, Colo., the son of Charles and Joni (Smith) Orin Jr. Ed grew up on a ranch at Grover, Colo., and attended Pawnee High School, he also attended the Greeley High School and received his GED from the Sterling Community College at Sterling, Colo...
Ted W. Pierce (02/09/06)
Feb. 17, 1929--Feb. 8, 2006 STRATTON -- Ted W. Pierce, 76, died Wednesday (Feb. 8, 2006) at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born Feb. 17, 1929, to Charles E. and Lucy Belle (Cushing) Pierce in Stratton. He graduated from high school in Curtis in 1946...
Marvin Leroy Castor (02/08/06)
April 26, 1936--Feb. 6, 2006 CURTIS -- Marvin Leroy Castor, 69, died Monday (Feb. 6, 2006) at the Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He was born April 26, 1936, to Glenn H. and Martha E. Gugelman Castor in Orafino. He graduated from Stockville High School in 1953...
Evan Harold Wach (02/08/06)
July 15, 1986--Feb. 5, 2006 FARNAM -- Evan Harold Wach, 19, died Sunday (Feb. 5, 2006) in an automobile accident near Overton. He was born July 15, 1986, to Gary and Ricky Sue Barnes Wach at Osage, Iowa. He graduated from Eustis-Farnam High School in 2005, where he participated in cross country, football, basketball, track, art, music and FFA...
Arlene Coan (02/08/06)
June 10, 1925--Feb. 5, 2006 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Arlene Coan left her family and friends behind to head for Heaven on Sunday morning, Feb. 5, 2006. She was the second-born of Fred and Emma Pennell, and they welcomed her to the world on June 10, 1925. Growing up in Trenton, she learned the small-town values of the greatest generation, among them were kindness, faith, frugality and just a touch of spunk...
Walter Gustav Einspahr (02/06/06)
Dec. 23, 1910--Feb. 4, 2006 IMPERIAL -- Walter Gustav Einspahr, 95, died Saturday (Feb. 4, 2006) at the Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. He was born Dec. 23, 1910, to Gustav and Auguste (Koch) Einspahr on the family farm near Enders. He graduated from Chase County High School in 1928. He attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln...
Mabel Lucille Walter (02/06/06)
Oct. 27, 1916--Feb. 3, 2006 STRATTON -- Mabel Lucille Walter, 89, died Friday (Feb. 3, 2006) at ElDorado Manor in Trenton. She was born Oct. 27, 1916, on her family's farm south of Stratton to William Jennings and Ida (Williamson) Powell Blue. She graduated from Stratton High School in 1934. She graduated from business college in Chillicothe, Mo.,            ...
Triana Marie Hendrickson (02/06/06)
OMAHA -- Services for Triana Marie Hendrickson, infant daughter of Paul and Monica Hendrickson, will be Tuesday, 10 a.m., at John A. Gentleman Mortuary in Omaha. Survivors include her parents; brother, Treyson; sister, Trinity; grandparents, Janet and Greg Hepp and Clarence and Alexis Gillen, all of McCook, and Rosalyn Kirby, Todd Kalcik and Steve and Jenn Hendrickson, all of Lincoln; and many other relatives and friends...
Virginia L. Lebsack (02/06/06)
Sept. 24, 1922--Feb. 5, 2006 Virginia Lee Lebsack died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook at the age of 83. She was born Sept. 24, 1922, in McCook, the daughter of Frank and Mae (Jones) O'Donnell. She grew up in McCook and attended McCook Senior High School...
Charles Edward Kadlecek (02/06/06)
March 29, 1933--Feb. 3, 2006 STRATTON -- Charles Edward Kadlecek died February 3, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska at the age of 72. He was born March 29, 1933, at his family's home in Rushville and spent his youth in Hay Springs. He graduated from Hay Springs High School in 1951. After high school, Charles enlisted in the Army where he worked Intelligence in Germany for two years. He was honorably discharged in 1955...
Charlotte 'Lottie' Sophie Hempeler (02/04/06)
Sept. 27, 1910--Feb. 1, 2006 ST. FRANCIS -- Charlotte "Lottie" Sophie Hempeler, 95, formerly of Bird City, died Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2006) at the Good Samaritan Village in St. Francis. She was born Sept. 27, 1910, in Cook. Services Monday, 11 a.m., at St. John Lutheran Church in Bird City. Interment will be in the Bird City Cemetery...
Carol Ann Moorhous (02/04/06)
May 25, 1936--Feb. 2, 2006 CULBERTSON -- Carol Ann Moorhous, 69, died Thursday (Feb. 2, 2006) at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln. She was born on May 25, 1936, to Rex Clifton and Evelyn Pearl (Harbaugh) Norris in McCook. She graduated from McCook High School in 1954...
Melvin Fredrick Kuhlmann (02/04/06)
July 19, 1916--Feb. 2, 2006 Melvin Fredrick Kuhlmann, 89, died Thursday (Feb. 2, 2006) at Community Hospital of McCook. He was born July 19, 1916, near Elk Creek, the son of Fred L. and Amelia (Volker) Kuhlmann. He attended school and graduated from "The Old Stone School" in rural Nemaha County. He was reared on the family farm, helping his parents until he was 21-years-old...
Lloyd J. Ridgway (02/03/06)
May 14, 1926--Feb. 1, 2006 CULBERTSON -- Lloyd J. Ridgway died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at his home in Culbertson at the age of 79. He was born May 14, 1926, at Holyoke, Colo., the son of Ernest and Meta (Runge) Ridgway. He grew up around the Trenton area, where the family settled. He attended Trenton High School...
Eugene H. Arntt (02/02/06)
Sept. 25, 1934--Jan. 25, 2006 JOES, Colo. -- Eugene H. Arntt, 71, died Wednesday (Jan. 25, 2006) at his home in Joes, Colo. He was born Sept. 25, 1934, in Hebron. He graduated from high school in Fairbury. He was a farmer and rancher. Survivors include his wife, Ina Mae; daughters, Lori Rehor and Sheri Meisner and husband, Doug; son, Bruce Arntt; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Roy Edward Antholz (02/02/06)
Nov. 15, 1931--Jan. 30, 2006 OAKLAND, Calif. -- Roy Edward Antholz, 74, died Monday (Jan. 30, 2006) at the Willow Tree Nursing Center in Oakland, Calif. He was born Nov. 15, 1931, in McDonald. He was a general laborer. Survivors include a brother, Albert Antholz of McDonald, and two sisters, Beverly Higgins of Bird City and Hester Burr of Aurora, Colo...
Frances E. Waddell (02/02/06)
May 14, 1923--Jan. 31, 2006 Frances E. Waddell, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was born to Margaret (Lang) and Francis B. Foley in Frontier County on May 14, 1923. She attended rural schools and graduated from Havana High School. She attended McCook Junior College, Kearney State College and Denver University...