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Obituaries from July 2006

Eugene Stanley 'Gene' Laumann (07/31/06)
July 26, 1932 - July 29, 2006 STRATTON -- Eugene Stanley "Gene" Laumann, 74, died Saturday (July 29, 2006) at his home near Stratton. He was born July 26, 1932, in Stratton, to Albert D. and Antoinette M. (Faimon) Laumann and attended school in Stratton. He graduated from Stratton High School in 1950 and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He received his honorable discharge in 1954...
Samuel John Johnson (07/31/06)
May 20, 1908 - July 12, 2006 Samuel John Johnson, died Wednesday (July 12, 2006) at the Senior Care Center in Denton, Texas at the age of 98. He was born May 20, 1908, on a farm west of Norcatur, Kan., the son of the late Robert and Susanna Armina (Nash) Johnson. He grew up in Norcatur where he graduated from high school in 1925...
Celestina Sally Garcia (07/27/06)
April 6, 1919-July 26, 2006 Celestina Sally Garcia, 87, died Wednesday (July 26, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born April 6, 1919 to Francisco and Lucia (Hurtado) De Alba in San Julian Jalisco, Mexico. On Feb. 28, 1941, she married Bonifacio Garcia in Tempe, Ariz...
Nova Carolyn Dailey (07/28/06)
July 6, 1907-July 26, 2006 STRATTON -- Nova Carolyn Dailey, 99, died Wednesday (July 26, 2006) at El Dorado Manor in Trenton. She was born July 6, 1907, to Axel E. and Mary Ann (Weller) Danielson, while her parents were visiting family in Dorchester. She attended school in Stratton and was a member of the graduating class of Stratton High School in 1927...
Jimmie Howard Sharpe (07/27/06)
ATWOOD -- Jimmie Howard Sharpe, 73, died Friday (July 21, 2006) at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He was a retired U.S. Air Force major, serving during the Vietnam Era. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Edith (Powell)?Sharpe, formerly of Atwood...
Linda Suzanne (McHarness) Dillsaver (07/26/06)
Linda Suzanne (McHarness) Dillsaver died Friday (July 21, 2006) at Mary Lanning Hospital in Hastings. She was 56.
Carla A. Lang (07/27/06)
Sept. 29, 1948-July 22, 2006 BISMARCK, N.D. -- Carla A. Lang, 57, died Saturday (July 22, 2006) at her residence. She was born Sept. 29, 1948 in Gary, Ind., to James Whitman and Arletta Matthews. On Sept. 8, 1973, She married Douglas Lang in Nebraska. The couple moved to Bismarck to raise a family. She was a daycare provider for numerous friends and family...
Dolores R. 'Dee' Karash (07/27/06)
Nov. 16, 1934-July 25, 2006 ARAPAHOE -- Dolores R. "Dee" Karash, 71, died Tuesday (July 25, 2006) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge. She was born Nov. 16, 1934, at Arapahoe to Albert and Edna (Kalthoff) Stagemeyer. She was a lifelong resident of Gosper and Furnas counties and graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1952...
Glendene D. DeHart (07/21/06)
WAUNETA -- Glendene D. DeHart died Thursday (July 20, 2006) at Heritage of Wauneta in Wauneta. Survivors include her husband, Leland of Wauneta; two daughters, Ruth DeHar of Spokane, Wash., and Ledene and husband, Steve Clapp of McCook; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild...
Margaret Edwards (07/24/06)
Nov. 19, 1916 - July 22, 2006 COLBY, Kan. -- Margaret Muzelle Hanchett Edwards, died Saturday (July 22, 2006) at the Sherman County Good Samaritan Center in Goodland, Kan. She was born Nov. 19, 1916, at the family farm southwest of Oberlin to Harry Roberts and Lorena (Myers) Hanchett. ...
Delmar E. Moorhous (07/24/06)
Jan. 20, 1919 - July 22, 2006 Delmar E. Moorhous, 87, died Saturday (July 22, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook.  He was born on Jan. 20, 1919, at Naponee to Charles Fay and Minnie Margaret (Leimbach) Moorhous.  He graduated from Culbertson High School in 1936...
Adella Lela Russell (07/21/06)
July 19, 1945-July 19, 2006 CURTIS -- Adella Lela Russell, 81, died Wednesday (July 19, 2006) at Sunset Haven Nursing Home in Curtis. She was born July 19, 1925, to Thomas and Adella Demolt Bruce on July 19, 1925 in Dickens. She grew up in the Dickens area and moved to Curtis in 1947, where she met Robert J. "Bob" Russell. They were married Aug. 1, 1948 in Curtis...
Lucille M. Houghton (07/21/06)
June 13, 1937-July 19, 2006 ATWOOD -- Lucille M. (Bryant) Houghton, 69, died Wednesday (July 19, 2006) at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born June 13, 1937, at Norton, Kan. where she completed the 12th grade. She then moved to Utah where she worked at a girl's home...
Mary Ann Magnani (07/21/06)
June 19, 1933-July 19, 2006 BENKELMAN -- Mary Ann Magnani, 73,died Wednesday, (July 19, 2006) at BryanLGH East in Lincoln. She was born June 19, 1933, to Wenzel and Mrytal (Littell) Kahler, on the farm where she grew up in Hayes County. On the May 10, 1963, she married to Sheridan Magnani at the Lutheran Church in Curtis. ...
Cecil Harlan Davis (07/20/06)
Nov. 12, 1919-July 18, 2006   Cecil Harlan Davis, age 86, died Tuesday (July 18, 2006) at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial.  He was born in Washington, Kan., to Edward and Jessie (Carter) Davis on Nov. 12, 1919.   He married Mary JoAnn Leonard at McCook on July 2, 1968.  He was a truck driver for Freight Line Trucking with his brother; later he drove for WEW, Speedway, and A.J. ...
Charles W. Corcoran (07/21/06)
Aug. 7, 1917 - July 20, 2006 OBERLIN -- Charles W. Corcoran, 88, died Thursday (July 20, 2006) at Wheat Ridge Terrace in Oberlin. He was born Aug. 7, 1917, to Clyde C. and Mayme (O'Toole) Corcoran southwest of Oberlin. He attended Addleman School, Oberlin Grade School and Decatur County High School...
Herman Frederick Gerard Antholz (07/21/06)
Feb. 4, 1953 - July 19, 2006 MCDONALD, Kan. -- Herman Frederick Gerard Antholz, 53, died Wednesday (July 19, 2006) at his home outside of McDonald, Kan. He was born on Feb. 4, 1953, in Atwood, to Carl and Rita (Pianalto) Antholz. He attended grade school at McDonald Elementary School and Bird City Elementary School and graduated from McDonald High School in 1971...
Fred R. Prell (07/20/06)
Nov. 21, 1918 - July 19, 2006 Fredrick Richard Prell, died Wednesday (July 19, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook, at the age of 87. He was born Nov. 21, 1918, at Arnold, the son of the late Lovell "Bake" and Mildred (Beardsley) Prell. He grew up at Anselmo and graduated from Anselmo High School in 1938...
Kenneth H. Vaughn (07/19/06)
June 15, 1957 - July 17 , 2006 STERLING, Colo. -- Kenneth H. Vaughn, 49, died Monday (July 17, 2006) at his home in Sterling. He was born June 15, 1957 to Kenneth R. and Helen (Kennedy) Vaughn in McCook. On Aug. 27, 1983, he married Kathy Schilling in Sterling, Colo...
Mildred D. Fortin (07/19/06)
Feb. 22, 1927 - July 18, 2006 OBERLIN -- Mildred D. Fortin, 79, died Tuesday (July 18, 2006) at the Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin. She was born Feb. 22, 1927, to Ernest H. and Martha D. (Volker) May in Oberlin. She was raised in the Logan Township in Decatur County. She attended St. John Parochial School, Decatur Community High School and St. John's College in Winfield, Kan...
Bonnie Hanna (07/17/06)
June 6, 1931 - July 15, 2006 WAUNETA -- Bonnie Hanna, 75, died Saturday (July 15, 2006) in Lafayette, Colo. Survivors include her son, Douglas Hanna and wife, Darcy of Boulder, Colo.; two daughters, Catherine Lowman and husband, Lynn of Louisville, Colo., and Vicky Hanna of Torrington, Wyo.; one brother, Bob Hanna and wife Marge of Wauneta...
C. Lee Bradt (07/18/06)
Feb. 24, 1903 - July 17, 2006 C. Lee Bradt, died Monday (July 17, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook, at the age of 103. He was born Feb. 24, 1903, in Otoe County, the son of the late Calvin S. and Nettie (Lee) Bradt. In 1916, the family moved to Kimball County, where Lee graduated from rural school. He began farming in western Nebraska and northern Colorado...
Samuel John Johnson (07/17/06)
May 20, 1908 - July 12, 2006 DENTON, TEXAS -- Samuel John Johnson, 98, died Wednesday (July 12, 2006), at the Senior Care Center in Denton, Texas. He was born May 20, 1908, in Norcatur, Kan. to Robert and Susannah (Nash) Johnson. He married Velda Johnson June 3, 1926. After 60 years of marriage, Velda passed away June 1986. He married Norma Watts, Dec. 30, 1987...
Lucile Davis (07/17/06)
May 26, 1939 - July 15, 2006 OBERLIN -- Lucile Davis, 67, formerly of Limon, Colo., died Saturday (July 15, 2006) at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin. She was born May 26, 1939, to Harold and Lunette (Swem) Kibbee in Burlington, Colo. She was raised in Eastern Colorado and graduated from high school in Simla, Colo., in 1957. She was a fuel desk manager...
Rachel T. Cress (07/17/06)
May 20, 1934 - July 15, 2006 Rachel Theoda Cress, died Saturday (July 15, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook, at the age of 72. She was born May 20, 1934, at Lucas, Kan., the daughter of the late Balfour and Jessie (McMillen) Frost. She grew up in western Kansas and Colorado where she attended high school at Burlington, Colo...
David Fredrick Daugherty (07/14/06)
Aug. 21, 1965-July 13, 2006 LINCOLN -- David Fredrick Daugherty, 40, died Thursdsay (July 13, 2006) at home. He was born Aug. 21, 1965, in Hutchinson, Kan. He was a graduate of McCook High School and the University of Sioux Falls South Dakota, with a communications major with an emphasis in broadcasting...
Marvin Ervin 'Buck' Teeters (07/14/06)
March 10, 1934 - July 12, 2006 JEROMOE, Idaho -- Marvin Ervin "Buck" Teeters, 72, of Jerome, passed away July 12, 2006 in Twin Falls, surrounded by his family.  He was born March 10, 1934, in Palisade, the son of Francis Marion Teeters and Patricia Marie Rose Teeters.  Buck grew up in Culbertson and McCook and attended schools there. ...
Lyle Joe Meader (07/14/06)
Oct. 2, 1930 - July 12, 2006 BEAVER?CITY?-- Lyle Joe Meader 75, died Wednesday (July 12, 2006) at the Beaver City Manor in Beaver City.  He was born Oct. 2, 1930, near Holbrook, to Charles W. and Mabel (Fears) Meader.  He graduated from Holbrook High School in 1947. ...
Larry L. Payton (07/14/06)
Oct. 10, 1947 - July 13, 2006 Larry Lee Payton 58, died Thursday (July 13, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook. Larry was born Oct. 10, 1947, to Denzel and Ruth (Lorimer) Payton in McCook.  He graduated from Atwood High School in Atwood.  He married Judy K. Willey in Arapahoe on May 29, 1967.  He worked in the oil fields for more than 27 years in the Kansas, Nebraska area. Larry worked at McCook Community College from 1988 until 1999 when he had to leave the job he loved due to heath reasons. ...
Kent Steckman (07/13/06)
March 23, 1954 - July 10, 2006 WAUNETA -- Kent Steckman, 52, died Monday (July 10, 2006) at his home in Wauneta. Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. (MDT) at the United Methodist Church in Wauneta, with the Rev. Judy Dye officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Wauneta...
Virginia Clifton (07/13/06)
Nov. 15, 1922 - July 12, 2006 Virginia Lee Clifton died Wednesday (July 12, 2006) at Hillcrest Nursing Home.  She was 83 years old. She was born Nov. 15, 1922, to E. Carl and Bessie (Austin) Macy in Marion.  She graduated from McCook High School in 1940 and McCook Junior College in 1973...
Helen M. Oakley (07/12/06)
May 6, 1912 - July 9, 2006 BENKELMAN -- Helen M. (Schwedes) Oakley, 94, died Sunday, (July 9, 2006) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman. She was born on May 6, 1912 in Lamar, Colo., to John Henry and Mae Evelyne (Richardson) Schwedes. She lived n Lamar for a few years, before her family moved to Ponca, Okla. She received most of her education at Lamar and graduated from Lamar High School in 1932...
Robert 'Bob' Phillip Zimbelman (07/12/06)
October 26, 1918 - July 10, 2006 ST. FRANCIS, KAN. -- Robert "Bob" Phillip Zimbelman, 87, died Monday (July 10, 2006) at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis. He was born Oct. 26, 1918, in Cheyenne County, Kan. He owned and ran Zimbelman Motor Company...
Amelia M. Juenemann (07/12/06)
September 24, 1912 - July 10, 2006 SELDEN -- Amelia M. Juenemann, 93, died Monday (July 10, 2006) at Infinia at Colby. She was born Sept. 24, 1912, in Leoville, Kan. to Anthony and Eleanor (Heim) Kleinsorge. She grew up in the Leoville area and attended school in Leoville schools...
Nelly Stiefel Matisek (07/11/06)
March 11, 1931 - July 6, 2006 ATWOOD, Kan. -- Nelly Stiefel Matisek, 75, died Thursday (July 6, 2006) . She was born March 11, 1931 in Aarau, Switzerland, to Alfred and Hechwig (Meier) Stiefel. She was confirmed into the Christian faith. She completed her education in Aarau, including earning a degree from a local vocational college...
Dorothy Knudson (07/11/06)
January 1, 1927 - July 9, 2006 OBERLIN, Kan. -- Dorothy Knudson, 79, died Sunday (July 9, 2006) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born Jan. 1, 1927, at Hill City, Kan. to Ray A. and Gertrude (Brown) Cox. She grew up in Atwood, where she graduated from Atwood Public Schools...
April Rose Redfield (07/07/06)
May 15, 1984 - July 5 , 2006 April Rose Redfield, of McCook died Wednesday (July 5, 2006) at Bryan LGH West in Lincoln as a result of a car accident. She was 22 years old. She was born May 15, 1984, in Grant to Mark Eugene and Heather?Rose (Gobble) Hamilton. She grew up and attended school in McCook...
Beverly Ann Herron (07/11/06)
May 10, 1932 - July 9, 2006 Beverly Ann Herron, age 74, died Sunday (July 9, 2006) at her home in McCook after a long battle with cancer.  She  was born May 10, 1932 to George and Gladys (Brewer) Brumfield at St. Joseph, Mo.  She graduated from Manual High School in Denver, Colo. in 1950. ...
Bula I. Adkinson (07/10/06)
Oct. 15, 1915 - July 7, 2006   BENKELMAN -- Bula I. Adkinson, 90, died Friday (July 7, 2006) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman. She was born Oct. 15, 1915, to William and Grace (Moreland) Nicholson, on their farm in Furnas County near Beaver City. She graduated from Beaver City High School in 1933 and began her teaching career in Furnas County.  She moved to Dundy County in 1935 and lived with her sister and brother-in-law, Winnie and Francis Adkinson...
S. Marie Allen (07/10/06)
Jan 19, 1914 - July 7, 2006 CAMBRIDGE -- S. Marie Allen, 92, died Friday (July 7, 2006) at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born Jan. 19, 1914, near Orafino to Marion C. and Minnie M. (Teagle) Kilburn.  She grew up in the Orafino area attending grade school.  She later moved to Cambridge where she graduated from high school. ...
Jordan Benjamin Niermeier (07/10/06)
July 20, 1983 - July 8, 2006 LUDELL Kan. -- Jordan B. Niermeier, 22, died Saturday (July 8, 2006), at Rawlins County Health Center. He was born July 2, 1983, to E. Niles and Jayne Niermeier. He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church of Ludell on Sept. 4, 1983 and confirmed on May 10, 1998...
Helen Henderson (07/07/06)
June 3, 1916-July 8, 2006 NORTON, Kan. -- Helen Henderson, 90, died Friday (July 8, 2006) at Norton County Hospital in Norton, Kan. She was born June 3, 1916, at Norton, to John and Apolonia (Nemechek) Kent and was raised in the Norton area. She graduated from Norton Community High School in 1934...
Helen M. Litz (07/07/06)
Dec. 25, 1918-July 7, 2006 BEAVER CITY -- Helen M. Litz, 87, died Friday (July 7, 2006) at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Holdrege. She was born Dec. 25, 1918, at Wilsonville to Charlie and Glades (Williams) Litz. She grew up in the Wilsonville area, graduating from Wilsonville High School. ...
Ramona Lehn Brown (07/07/06)
Aug. 13, 1919 - July 4, 2006 BEAVER?CITY -- Ramona Lehn Brown, 86, formerly of Hollinger, died Tuesday (July 4, 2006) in Denver, Colo. She was born on Aug. 13, 1919, in Wilsonville to William and Lydia (Lehn) Meader. Graveside services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Wilsonville Cemetery, with the Rev. Keith Theobald officiating...
Larry D. Rakes (07/05/06)
Nov. 10 , 1948 - July 2 , 2006 Larry D. Rakes, McCook, died Sunday, July 2, 2006, at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln. He was 57 years old. Larry was born on Nov, 10, 1948, to Harold A. and Dorothy L. (Greenwood) Rakes at Nebraska City. he graduated from Nebraska City High School in 1967...
Dola Maude Pitney Johnson (07/05/06)
Dec. 29, 1914 - July 1, 2006 RAWLINS, WYO. -- Dola Maude Pitney Johnson, was born on Dec. 29, 1914 in Holyoke, Colo., to Floyd Barron Pitney and Mary Adaline Pitney. She was the middle of five children. On Oct. 12, 1935, Dola married the love of her life, Leonard James Johnson, a railroad engineer in Max. She was a faithful, loving, loyal wife and mother to her one child, Richard Keith Johnson...
Charles 'Chuck' Fraser (07/05/06)
May 4, 1941 - July 2, 2006 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Charles "Chuck" Fraser, 65, formerly of McCook, died Saturday (July 2, 2006) in Springfield, Mo. He was born May 4, 1941, to Cliff and Gertrude Fraser. He was an active member of the Eagles and Elks Club in McCook...
Rose D. Tomicek (07/05/06)
May 22, 1904 - July 1 , 2006 WAHOO -- Rose D. Tomicek, 102, formerly of McCook, died Saturday (July 1, 2006), at St. Joseph Villa in David City. She was born in Weston on May 22, 1904 to Ira and Mary (Lukas) Wakefield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emil J. Tomicek...
John N. Underhill (07/05/06)
April 22, 1920- July 2, 2006 TRENTON?-- John Nelson Underhill, 86, died Sunday (July 2, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook. He was born April, 22, 1920, in Hitchcock County to George Fredrick and Anna Mabel (Jackson) Underhill. He grew up in the Cornell Community south of Trenton and graduated from Trenton High School...
Dora Mae (Ihrig) Tines (07/03/06)
Aug. 23, 1932 - June 30, 2006 Dora Mae (Ihrig) Tines, 73, died Friday, (June 30, 2006) at the Brentwood Estates in Lincoln.   Dora was born on Aug. 23, 1932, in Norton, Kan. to Verl and Faye I. (Willey) Chitwood.   She was married to Robert Carl Ihrig. They made their home in several locations where Robert was a teacher and coach and Dora was a homemaker. He preceded her in death.  She later married Harold Tines in Trenton.  He died shortly after their marriage...