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Obituaries from April 2006

Raymond Albert Folkers (04/24/06)
FARMINGTON, N.M. -- Raymond Albert Folkers, 72, of Farmington, N.M., died Wednesday (April 19, 2006) at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, N.M. He was born in Culbertson, to Louis and Anna (Miller) Folkers on Oct. 5, 1933. After graduating high school, he joined the U.S. Army and served in Korea with the 7th Infantry Regiment...
Leila S. "Miss T" Herzog (04/28/06)
CULBERTSON -- Leila S. "Miss T" Herzog, 73, of Culbertson died Thursday (April 27, 2006) at El Dorado Manor in Trenton. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m., Thursday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Father Gary Brethour officiating. Inurnment will be at the Culbertson Cemetery.Memorials may be given in her name to the American Cancer Society...
Alice Marie Miles (04/28/06)
BEAVER CITY -- Alice Marie Miles, 77, of Beaver City, died Saturday (April 22, 2006) at Beaver City Manor. She was born Dec. 8, 1928, at Arnold, to Fredrick and Fern (Chelsey) Brook. She lived around the Stanford and Wilsonville area while growing up...
Onna F. Sandman (04/25/06)
CAMBRIDGE -- Onna F. Sandman, age 94, of Cambridge,died at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Sunday (April 23, 2006). She was born near Wauneta, on May 24, 1911. Onna was one of eight children born to Chester and Bessie (Ough) Stock. She graduated from Wauneta High School in 1931. She went to Greeley,Colo., where she received her teaching certificate. She taught school for six years...
Louis McKenna (04/25/06)
Louis McKenna of McCook died Monday (April 24, 2006) at Community Hospital of McCook. He is survived by his wife Gloria (Vaughn) McKenna of McCook. Services are pending and will be announced by Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin, which is in charge of arrangements...
Kenneth E. Van Vleet (04/25/06)
OLATHE, Kan. --Kenneth E. Van Vleet, 90, of Olathe, Kan., formerly of Oberlin, died Saturday (April 22, 2006) at Olathe Good Samaritan Center. He was born Sept. 24, 1915, in Oberlin, to Walter E. and Alice (Delong) Van Vleet, and raised on the family farm...
Roger Cross (04/25/06)
Roger Cross was born April 19, 1941, in Garland, Nebraska and died on April 23, 2006, at his home in Fountain Hill, Ariz. He was 65 years old. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Roberta; his daughter, Dr. Kelly Cross Pyritz of Fountain Hills; his son Dr. ...
Rose Marie Unger (04/25/06)
Rose Marie Unger died Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at McCook Community Hospital. She was 95 years old. Rose was born on February 25, 1911, at Kearney, to William Frederick and Bertha Cedonia (Gartner) Keen. As a child, Rose's parents moved from Minden to McCook. She was baptized in April of 1937, by Pastor Wagner at the Lutheran Church northwest of Oberlin. She attended school at Perry...
Glenn E. Bosley (04/25/06)
HASTINGS -- Glenn E. Bosley, 96, of Hastings, died Monday ( April 24, 2006) at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 20, 1909, in Clifton, Colo., to Glen and Jessie (Rigg) Bosley. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1926. On July 28, 1932, he married Helen Portenier in Concordia, Kan...
Donna Louise Burton (04/24/06)
BARTLEY -- Donna Louise (Stewart) Burton, 75 of Bartley, died Saturday, April 22, 2006 at Hillcrest Nursing Home after a 14 year battle with cancer.She was born August 19, 1930 to Robert and Gertrude (Matticks) Stewart at Spring Ranch, Nebraska. Her family moved to a farm north of Bartley when she was three. ...
Roger J. Britten (04/17/06)
Roger J. Britten died Monday, April 17, 2006, at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, he was 54. Roger was born September 4, 1951, to Raymond and Agnes (Delaney) Britten in Red Cloud. He graduated from Blue Hill High School and attended McCook Junior College, where he was a member of the football team...
Loretta Maude Ray Edwards (04/24/06)
COLBY -- Loretta Maude Ray Edwards, 97, of Colby died Friday (April 21, 2006) at the Prairie Living Complex in Colby. She was born Jan. 16, 1909, at Muncie, Kan., to Arthur and Bertha Ray. She attended school at Atwood and graduated from Atwood High School. In 1928, she began teaching at Pleasant Valley District 43...
Inez V. Taylor (04/24/06)
HOLDREGE -- Inez Vesta Taylor, 96, of Holdrege, formerly of Oxford, died Saturday (April 22, 2006) at the Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege. She was born Nov. 7, 1909, in Norton, Kan., the fifth of 11 children of Orin E. and Ida M. (Wetzler) Severns. She received her education in Norton...
Raymond Albert Folkers (04/24/06)
FARMINGTON, N.M. -- Raymond Albert Folkers, 72, of Farmington, N.M., died Wednesday (April 19, 2006) at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, N.M. He was born in Culbertson, to Louis and Anna (Miller) Folkers on Oct. 5, 1933. After graduating high school, he joined the U.S. Army and served in Korea with the 7th Infantry Regiment...
Kenneth E. Van Vleet (04/24/06)
OLATHE, Kan. --Kenneth E. Van Vleet, 90, of Olathe, Kan., formerly of Oberlin, died Saturday (April 22, 2006) at Olathe Good Samaritan Center. He is survived by a son, Larry and wife, Lucinda of Denver, Colo.; and two daughters, Pat and husband, Don Franz of Shawnee, Kan., and Shirley and husband, Steven McGee of Brookville, Kan...
Marvin Dean Novak (04/24/06)
Marvin Dean Novak, 73, of McCook died Friday (April 21, 2006) at Community Hospital of McCook. He was born on Jan. 2, 1933, on a farm near Belleville, Kan. to Charley and Bertha Rebecca (Sanford) Novak. He graduated from Belleville High School in 1950...
Rose Marie Unger (04/21/06)
Rose Marie Unger died Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at McCook Community Hospital. She was 95 years old. Rose was born on February 25, 1911, at Kearney to William Frederick and Bertha Cedonia (Gartner) Keen. As a child Rose's parents moved from Minden to McCook. She was baptized in April of 1937, by Pastor Wagner at the Lutheran Church northwest of Oberlin. She attended school at Perry...
Dale R. Carlisle (04/21/06)
April 13, 1922- April 18, 2006 OBERLIN -- Dale R. Carlisle, 84, died Wednesday (April 19, 2006) at his home in Oberlin. He was born April 13, 2006, in Traer, Kan., to Arthur and Clara (Porterfield) Carlisle. He attended school in Traer through the ninth grade and graduated from Decatur Community High School...
H. Irene Davis (04/21/06)
June 11, 1915 - April 19, 2006 Kearney -- H. Irene Davis, 90, of Kearney, formerly of Beaver City, died Wednesday (April 19, 2006) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born June 11, 1915, at Beaver City, to Ira and Eunice (Lewis) Hester. She grew up in Beaver City and graduated from Beaver City High School with the class of 1933...
Wilma Irene Sitzman (04/19/06)
Nov. 26, 1918 - April 17, 2006 CULBERTSON -- Wilma Irene Sitzman died Monday (April 17, 2006) at the Hillcrest Nursing home in McCook at the age of 87. She was born Nov. 26, 1918, at Stahl, Mo., the daughter of the late Walter Thomas and Alliwilda Bell (Harmon) Butler...
Kenneth Emile Forgue (04/19/06)
July 31, 1945 - April 15, 2006 Kenneth Emile Forgue, 60, of Richmond, Texas, formerly of Oberlin, died Saturday (April 15, 2006) at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. He was born July 31, 1945, to Emile F. and Edna (Bedard) Forgue, in Plainville, Kan. He attended Zurich grade school and Palco high school...
Vera Louise Crabtree (04/18/06)
Oct. 22, 1925 - April 16, 2006 INDIANOLA -- Vera Louise Crabtree, 80, died Sunday (April 16, 2006) at her home in Indianola. Vera was born on Oct. 22, 1925, at McCook to Wallace Riley and Louise Nora (Brown) Aman. She graduated from McCook High School in 1943, McCook Junior College in 1945 and attended the University of Lincoln...
Bruce William Atkins (04/18/06)
Nov. 27, 1930-April 15, 2006 Bruce William Atkins, 75, of McCook died Saturday ( April 15, 2006) at the Veteran's Hospital in Omaha. He was born Nov. 27, 1930, at Malta Ridge, N.Y., to William and Mattie (Long-Caudwell) Atkins. After his high school graduation he entered the U. S. Army on May 22, 1951 and served during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged on March 21, 1957...
Dorothy Lucille Unger (04/18/06)
Dec. 22, 1914 - April 17, 2006 CAMBRIDGE -- Dorothy Lucille Unger, 91, of Cambridge died Monday (April 17, 2006) at the Cambridge Hospital. She was born Dec. 22, 1914, at Beaver City, to Lyod and Lizzie Bell (Cline) Ventling. She graduated from Bartley High School in 1933. She continued her education at Kearney State Teachers College, receiving her teaching certificate. She taught at the Hamburg School and District No. 8...
Clarence Brenning (04/14/06)
May 9, 1919-April 13, 2006 Clarence Brenning died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at Community Hospital of McCook at the age of 86. He was born May 9, 1919, in McCook, the son of the late Jacob and Elizabeth (Miller) Brenning. He grew up in McCook and graduated from McCook High School in 1939...
Kieth Dale Pierce (04/14/06)
Aug.30, 2006 - April 12, 2006 BERTRAND -- Kieth Dale Pierce, 64, of Bertrand, Nebraska, died Wednesday (April 12, 2006) at home in Bertrand. He was born August 30, 1941, at Eddyvilleto Ernest W. and Georgianne A. (Byrom) Pierce. He grew up and attended school at Eddyville, graduating from Eddyville High School with the class of 1958...
Odene E. Koehler (04/14/06)
Feb. 26, 1919 - April 13, 2006 OBERLiN -- Odene E. Koehler, 87, died Tuesday (March 4, 2006) at Decatur County Hospital. She was born Feb. 26, 1919, in Oberlin, to Verny R. and Jennie (Nitcher) Bradley. She attended Oberlin shcools and graduated from Oberlin High School in 1936...
James Cody Raburn (04/13/06)
April 8, 1934 - April 11, 2006 OMAHA --James Cody Raburn was born in Lebanon on April 8, 1934 and was united with our Lord on Tuesday (April 11, 2006). He is survived by his wife of 32 year, Edith Raburn. He was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl Savanna Raburn; his father, Harry Clifford Raburn; brothers Clifford and Clyde; and sisters, Clayda, Neva, Majesty and Ellen...
Melvia Naomi (Oakley) Penn (04/13/06)
June 18, 1924- April 10, 2006 St. Francis -- Melivia Naomi Penn, 81, formerly of Benkelman died Monday (April 10, 2006) at the Good Samaritan Village in St. Francis. She was born June 18, 1924 in Lamar, Colo. She retired from the Nebraska State Patrol...
Robert 'Bob' George Petersen (04/12/06)
March 13, 1927 - April 10, 2006 CURTIS -- Robert "Bob" George Petersen, 79, of Curtis, died Monday (April 10, 2006) at the Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He was born March 13, 1927 to Jack and Giziah (Decker) Petersen in Ashland, NE...
Henry 'Hank' Mathias Fossen (04/12/06)
May 16, 1913 - April 10, 200g Henry "Hank" Mathias Fossen, 92, died Monday, April 10, 2006, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. He was born May 16, 1913, to Peter and Jennie (Keegan) Fossen in Red Willow County. He married Pauline Stritt on October 17, 1945 in Indianola. To this union four children were born, Kenneth, Clarence, Larry, and Marcia. He farmed northeast of Indianola until 1985, when they moved into Indianola...
Mary L. (Makings) Bliss (04/11/06)
Sept. 19, 1921 - April 7, 2006 ATWOOD -- Mary L. (Makings) Bliss, 84, died Friday (April 7, 2006), at the North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, Colo. She was born Sept. 19, 1921, on a farm in Rawlins County to Frank and Nellie (Palmer) Makings...
Lyle Otis Roepke (04/10/06)
Sept. 16, 1921 - April 7, 2006 KEARNEY --Lyle Otis Roepke, 84, of Kearney died Friday (April 7, 2006) at the Mount Carmel Home in Kearney. He was born Sept. 16, 1921 in Oxford to Louis H. and Josephine P. (Dawson) Roepke. He was raised on the family farm east of Arapahoe and attended Arapahoe High School. After school, he moved to Detroit, Mich., and worked as a salesman for a book publishing company...
Flavius M. Foster (04/07/06)
Nov. 7, 1909 - March 20, 2006 Poulsbo, Wash. -- Flavius M. Foster, 96, of Poulsbo, Wash., died March 20, 2006 at Mary and Martha Health Care Center in Poulsbo, Wash. He was born Nov. 7, 1909 to Douglas and Pearl (Bobbit) Foster in Clayton, Kan. The family moved to Corning, Kan. when he was one-year old and then moved to Dresden, in 1926. He attended shcool in the Corning area...
Phyllis Vavroch (04/03/06)
Jeff Davis Lasater Jr. (04/03/06)
April 17, 1958 - April 1, 2006 Jeff Davis Lasater Jr., 47, of McCook died at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Saturday (April 1, 2006). He was born in April 17, 1958, in San Angelo, Texas to Jeff Davis and Dorothy LaVerne (Sprinkle) Lasater, Sr. He graduated from McCook High School in 1978. He worked at the Dayco Rubber Hose Plant for 17 years...
Patricia M. (Reiners) Koetter (04/03/06)
October 25, 1930 - April 1, 2006 Patricia M. (Reiners) Koetter, 75, of McCook died Saturday, April 1, 2006 at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born on Oct. 25, 1930, in McCook to Fred and Mary (Tines) Reiners. She attended school at Red Willow Schools. She studied nursing at Kansas City, Kan. and worked for many years as an R.N. at St. Catherine's Hospital in McCook and later at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook...
Eileen Ruth Randel (04/03/06)
Jan. 5, 1940 - March 31, 2006 Eileen Ruth Randel, 66 of Indianola, died Friday, March 31, 2006 in Lincoln County, south of North Platte, as a result of a car accident. She was born January 5, 1940 in Culbertson to John W. and Martha (Wagner) Miller. She grew up in Culbertson where she graduated from high school in 1957...