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Obituaries from September 2006

Robert L. Einspahr (09/29/06)
Grace Vesper Mullanix (09/29/06)
May 30, 1904-Sept. 28, 2006 Grace Vesper Mullanix, 102, died Thursday (Sept.28, 2006), at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was born May 30, 1904, in Frontier County, to Claude M. and Laura M. (Gherring) Spaulding.  She graduated from Curtis High School in 1923.  She taught in rural Frontier County schools for seven years...
Jerrell Pickett (09/29/06)
Dec. 19, 1942-Sept. 25, 2006 WESSINGTON, S.D. -- Jerrell Pickett, 63, of rural Wessington, SD, died Monday (Sept. 25, 2006), at the Prairie Good Samaritan Center at Miller, S.D.   He was born Dec. 19, 1942, to Forrest and Lillian (Ladd) Pickett at Zalma, Mo. At the age of 3, he moved with his parents to Nebraska. He attended school at Indianola, and graduated from high school in 1961. After graduation he was employed on oil rigs...
Donald Willis?Kramer (09/29/06)
May 31, 1928 - Sept. 27, 2006 ST. FRANCIS -- Donald Willis Kramer, 78, died Wednesday (Sept. 27, 2006) at the Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis. He was born May 31, 1928, in Cheyenne County near Bird City. On Aug. 26, 1956, he married Twila G. Underwood...
Loren J. Bedore (09/29/06)
Oct. 19,1931 - Sept. 28, 2006 Loren J. Bedore died Thursday September 28, 2006 at the McCook Community Hospital in McCook at the age of 74. He was born Oct. 19. 1931, at Zurich, Kan., the son of the late Lawrence and Beatrice (Forgue) Bedore. He grew up at Zurich until 1941 when the family moved to Culbertson. He graduated from Culbertson High School in 1949...
Claire Norine Suvara (09/29/06)
March 23, 1922 - Sept. 27, 2006 WICHITA, Kan. -- Claire Norine Suvara, 84, died Wednesday (Sept. 27, 2006) at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan. She was born March 23, 1922, in rural Oberlin to William Henry and Estle Grace (Beam) Gunthert. She attended Oberlin Elementary and Decatur Community High School, graduating in 1940...
Roselyn Delois Fitzgerald (09/26/06)
May 5, 1931-Sept. 24, 2006 DANBURY -- Roselyn Delois Fitzgerald, 75, died Sunday (Sept. 24, 2006), at the Cambridge Hospital.  She was born May 5, 1931, in a farm house northeast of Indianola to Paul A. and Mary Alice (Walton) Helm.  She completed her elementary education in rural schools and high school in Indianola, graduating in 1948.  She left three weeks later to attend college at St. ...
Richard Dale Coleman (09/28/06)
Sept. 3, 1950 - Sept. 22, 2006 OKLAHOMA -- Richard Dale Coleman 56, formerly of McCook, died Friday (Sept. 22, 2006) at his home. He was born Sept. 3, 1950, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Kenneth and Pattie Coleman. The family later moved to McCook, where he attend McCook Senior High School and graduated in 1968...
Edwin A. Kline (09/27/06)
March 10, 1912 - Sept. 25, 2006 CURTIS -- Edwin A. Kline, 94, died Monday (Sept. 25, 2006) at Sunset Haven Nursing Home in Curtis. He was born March 10, 1912, in St. Francis, Kan., to Jacob and Elizabeth (Morhart) Kline. The family moved to Beverly, where he attended schools in Palisade, Culbertson and McCook...
Les Larson (09/27/06)
Oct. 29, 1946-Sept. 21, 2006 CURTIS -- Les Larsen, 59, died Thursday (Sept. 21, 2006) at the Omaha Medical Center Clarkston Tower. He was born Leslie Anton Larsen Oct. 29, 1946, to Signor and Inga Jensen Larsen at Iowa City, Iowa. He grew up on the family farm near West Branch, Iowa. He attended West Branch Public Schools. He graduated with the class of 1965. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethany Lutheran Church in West Branch Decorah, Iowa where he majored in religious studies...
Dorothy June (Hauxwell) Mustion (09/26/06)
Aug. 12, 1925-Sept. 24, 2006   CULBERTSON -- Dorothy "June" Mustion, 81, died Sunday (Sept. 24, 2006), at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was born Aug, 12, 1925, at McCook, to Rue and Jenny (Loomis) Hauxwell.  She graduated from Red Willow High School in 1941.  She taught in rural schools for nine years.                                               ...
Alexander 'Alex' Miller Campbell (09/25/06)
Nov. 23, 1922 - Sept. 21, 2006  Alexander Miller Campbell died Thursday (Sept. 21, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook.   He was a loving father, good neighbor, and generous friend.  He was 83 years old. He was born on Nov. 23, 1922, in Trenton, to McFarland and Grace (Miller) Campbell.  He was a graduate of McCook High School. ...
Pauline Louise Zander (09/25/06)
Dec. 23, 1908 - Sept. 23, 2006 OBERLIN -- Pauline Louise Zander, 97, died Sunday (Aug. 23, 2006) at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin. She was born Dec. 23, 1908, in Ludell, Kan., to Henry and Sophie (Niermeier) Holste. She was raised in the Ludell township and attended Christian Day School of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ludell...
Pauline Ruth Kappers (09/25/06)
Oct. 11, 1932 - Sept. 22, 2006 BEAVER?CITY -- Pauline Ruth Kappers, 73, formerly of Edison, died Friday (Sept. 22, 2006) at the Beaver City Manor. She was born on Oct. 11, 1932, at Phillipsburg, Kan., to Earl and Mary Ann (Henry) Roller. She grew up in Phillipsburg and attended schools in Phillipsburg...
Troy M. Cowen (09/22/06)
Aug. 26, 1904-Sept. 21, 2006 FORT MORGAN, Colo. ‚ Troy M. Cowen, 102 died Thursday (SEpt. 21, 2006) at the Valley View Villa Nursing Home in Fort Morgan. He was born Aug. 26, 1904, in Hopkins, Mo., to Manford and Mary Cowen. The family moved to Fort Morgan in 1918. He graduated from Fort Morgan High School in 1923...
Sharon Elaine Budke (09/22/06)
June 12, 1957 - Sept. 20, 2006 NORTH?PLATTE -- Sharon Elaine Budke, 49, died Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2006) at her home in North Platte. She was born on June 12, 1957, in Omaha to Donald Richard and Barbara Louise Kaskie Wood. She attended grade school in Omaha, and then moved with her family to Indianola, graduating from Republican Valley High School. She then graduated from the Grand Island School of Business...
Louise Bernice Peterson (09/22/06)
April 16, 1912 -- Sept. 20, 2006   CURTIS -- Louise Bernice Peterson, 94, died Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born April 16, 1912, on a farm north of Curtis in Frontier County to Garth and Flora (Larsen) Nichols. She attended grade school in rural Curtis at the Curtis Agricultural High School. ...
Kenneth Dean Short (09/22/06)
Oct. 14, 1963 - Sept. 18, 2006 OKLAHOMA -- Kenny Dean Short, 43, died Monday (Sept. 18, 2006) at his home in Marietta, Okla. He was born Oct. 14, 1963, to Merle and Laverta JoAnn (Doak) Short in McCook. He worked as a masonry, oil field worker, construction, and as a security guard...
Darlene Grace Cox Kinne (09/18/06)
June 30, 1927 - Sept. 15, 2006 CAMBRIDGE -- Darlene Grace Cox Kinne, 79, died Friday (Sept. 15, 2006) at the Cambridge Manor in Cambridge. She was born in Merideth, Kan., on June 30, 1927, to Ralph E. and Katherine "Katie" (Kuehn) Wyman Sr. The family later moved to Nebraska, where she married Alva Cox...
Walter William Mosier (09/22/06)
Nov. 11, 1921 - Sept. 20, 2006 OBERLIN --?Walter William Mosier, 84, died Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2006) at Decatur Health Systems in Oberlin. He was born Nov. 11, 1921, to George Abner and Grace (Rhamy) Mosier, in Rawlins County. He was raised on a farm north of Ludell and attended Atwood schools...
Oscar Emmanuel Johnson Jr. (09/21/06)
Jan. 1, 1930 - Sept. 19, 2006 BIRD?CITY --?Oscar Emmanuel Johnson Jr., 76, died Tuesday (Sept. 19, 2006) at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was born Jan 1, 1930, in Republic County, Kan., He married Elaine (Goltl) Johnson. They lived in Bird City, where he was a retired farmer and rancher...
Lula Verle Nelson (09/20/06)
Sept. 27, 1912-Sept. 18, 2006 CURTIS -- Lula Verle Nelson, 93, died Monday (Sept. 18, 2006). She was born Sept. 27, 1912, at the Barry Ranch north of Maywood, in Lincoln County, to William Edmund and Jessie Jane (Barry) Towne. She attended the Highland School and District 88 School. She worked in a restaurant in Ogallala and kept house for Elsie Schmitz. She helped her mother and father raise the large family of 12 children...
Dickey L. Cook (09/19/06)
April 20, 1925 - Sept. 22, 2006 OXFORD -- Dickey Lee Cook, 81, died Saturday (Sept. 16, 2006) at his residence in Oxford. He was born April 20, 1925, at St. Francis, Kan., to Ross Theron and Carroll Georgia (Bear) Cook. The family moved to Oxford where they farmed. They later moved to McCook...
Alexander Tate Hallowell (09/19/06)
Alexander Tate Hallowell, infant son of Robert Tate and Celeste Rael (Jordan) Hallowell died Tuesday (Sept. 12, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook. Preceding him in death were his paternal great-grandmother, Sissy Jordan and paternal great-grandparents, Edna Hallowell and Steve Phillips...
Kathryn Kieffe (Atchison) Jessen (09/19/06)
Aug. 20, 1920 - Sept. 18, 2006   PALISADE?-- Kathryn Jessen 86, died Monday (Sept. 18, 2006).    She was born Aug. 20, 1920, to William C. and Josephine (Gammon) Kieffe at Crawford. She graduated from Chardon High School in May 1938 and attended nursing school in Alliance. She moved to Idaho in the 50s and pursued her career in nursing, graduating in 1958. She worked as a nurse in many different hospitals and nursing homes...
Georgia M. Adamson (09/19/06)
July 13, 1924 - Sept. 17, 2006 TRENTON -- Georgia Marie Adamson, 82, died Sunday (Sept. 17, 2006) at her residence west of Trenton. She was born July 13, 1924, at Bartley to Aaron Fremont and Anna D. (Reese) Ohlson. She grew up in the Hayes Center Community whre she graduated from Hayes Center High School in 1942. She later graduated from McCook Junior College and the Parks Business College in Denver, Colo...
Larry Gene Malone (09/18/06)
May 11, 1943 - Sept. 17, 2006 CLAY CENTER -- Larry G. Malone, 63, died Sunday (Sept. 17, 2006) at his home in Clay Center. He was born May 11, 1943, in Orleans, to Willard Wilson and Opal Maxine (Niles) Malone. He attended Orleans Public School. He worked as a lineman for the Rural Electric Association (REA) and then was a line superintendent for Clay County for 23 years in South Central Public Power District. ...
Dale Covert (09/18/06)
Nov. 12, 1924 - Sept. 12, 2006 HAMLET -- Dale Covert 81, died Tuesday (Sept. 12, 2006) at the Imperial Manor Nursing Home in Imperial. He was born Nov. 12, 1924, at Gibbon to Harold F. and Marjorie L. (Long) Covert. He grew up and attended school before entering the U.S. Navy on May 20, 1943, during World War II...
Beaulah Arlene Wilson (09/12/06)
Feb. 20, 1934 - Sept. 9, 2006 BELLA VISTA, Ark. -- Beaulah Arlen Wilson, 72, died Saturday (Sept. 9, 2006) at Regency Hospital in Springdale, Ark. She was born Feb. 20, 1934, in Caplinger Mills, Mo., daughter of Paris Leonard and Mary Lucindy (Northern) Long...
Maureen Merideth Scrimsher (09/15/06)
Jan. 10, 1931 - Sept. 7, 2006 ANACORTES, Wash. -- Maureen Merideth Scrimsher, 75, died Thursday (Sept. 7, 2006) at Fidalgo Care Center in Anacortes, Wash. She was born Jan. 10 , 1931, in Elwood, to Walter and May (DeBoer) Major. The family later moved to Culbertson, where her father was the manager of the Culbertson Coop. She attended Culbertson High School and graduated in 1948...
Twila Jean Carter (09/15/06)
June 19, 1927-Sept. 14, 2006 PALISADE -- Twila Jean Carter of Palisade, died Thursday, Sept.14, 2006, at the Central City Care Center.  She was 79 years old. She was born June 19, 1927, at Hamlet to Samuel Clifford and Anna (Jader) Ferguson.  She grew up in Palisade, attended and graduated from Palisade High School in 1947.  She earned a teaching certificate from Kearney State College. ...
Velma Holtze (09/13/06)
July 29, 1922 - May 21, 1944 WILSONVILLE -- Velma Holtze, 84, died Monday (Sept. 11, 2006) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born July 29, 1922, to Frank and Melissa (Michals) Nicholson of Wilsonville. She graduated from Wilsonville High School in 1939, and taught in rural schools in the Wilsonville and Stamford areas for five years...
Lavern F. Goltl (09/14/06)
March 30, 1925 - Sept. 12, 2006 ST. FRANCIS --?Lavern F. Goltl, 80, formerly of McDonald, Kan., died Tuesday (Sept. 12, 2006) at Good Samaritan Village in St. Francis. He was born March 30, 1926, in Ludell, Kan. He married Bethel (Ochaner) Goltl and worked as a farmer...
Doris V. Phillips (09/14/06)
Oct. 29, 1915-Sept. 12, 2006 CURTIS -- Doris V. Phillips, 90, of Cambridge, formerly of Curtis, died Tuesday (Sept. 12, 2006), at the Cambridge Manor. She was born Oct. 29, 1915, in Curtis to William "Bill" F. and Lula E. (Wills) Linnemeyer. She grew up in Curtis and graduated high school from the University of Nebraska School of Agriculture in Curtis. After Normal School Training in Kearney, she taught rural school in the Curtis and Maywood areas...
Glen V. James (09/14/06)
May 28, 1918 - Sept. 13, 2006 ARAPAHOE -- Glen V. James, 88, died Wednesday (Sept. 13, 2006) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge. He was born May 28, 1918, at Hendley, to Baxter and Jenny (Johnson) James. He grew up in the Hendley area and graduated from Hendley High School in 1935...
Martha Lydia Haussler (09/13/06)
Nov. 15, 1902 - Sept. 11, 2006 HOLBROOK --?Martha Lydia Haussler, 103, formerly of Holbrook, died Monday (Sept. 11, 2006) at the Wedgewood Care Center in Grand Island. She was born Nov. 15, 1902, at Fort Wayne, Ind., to August and Lydia (Ludwig) Rodenbeck. She attended Emmaus Lutheran Church and School at Fort Wayne...
Hilda Mariene Chessmore (09/13/06)
June 14, 1937 - Sept. 10, 2006 ATWOOD -- Hilda Mariene Chessmore, 69, died Sunday (Sept. 10, 2006) at her home in Atwood. She was born June 14, 1937, in Platteville, Colo., to Chester and Grace (Larson) Withington. She grew up in Atwood and attended Herndon and Atwood Schools...
Patricia Ann Beamgard Makings (09/13/06)
July 4, 1928 - Sept. 8, 2006 ATWOOD -- Patricia A. Makings, 78, died Friday (Sept. 8, 2006) at Longmont United Hospital TCU in Longmont, Colo. She was born July 4, 1928, to Clarence William and Gladys Innes Beamgard in Atwood. She attended Atwood Grade School and graduated from Atwood High School. She received her teaching degree from Denver University in Denver, Colo., and returned to Atwood, where she taught country school...
Charles 'Charlie' Wilson (09/12/06)
Aug. 12, 1928 - Sept. 4, 2006 ARKANSAS -- Charles "Charlie" Wilson, 78, died Monday (Sept. 4, 2006) at his home in Gravette, Ark. He was born Aug. 12, 1928, in Webb City, Mo., to Earl and Esther Marie (Gilliam) Wilson. He worked at Webb Corporation in Webb City as a Multiple Spindle-drill press operator...
Que Quigley (09/12/06)
June 19, 1925 - July 30, 2006 PENSACOLA, Fla -- Que Quigley, 81, died July 30, 2006, at his home in Pensacola, Fla. He was born on June 19, 1925, on a farm near Indianola. His parents were B. Adrian and Fern (Duckworth) Quigley. He attended school in Indianola, graduating in 1942. After working in a Seattle shipyard for about a year he joined the U.S. Navy in 1943, being discharged in 1946...
Laurie Victoria Thompson (09/11/06)
March 12, 1961 - Aug. 30, 2006 GREELEY, Colo. -- Laurie Victoria Thompson, age 45 of Greeley, Colo., died Wednesday (Aug. 30, 2006) at Northern Colorado Medical Center. She was born March 12, 1961, in San Diego, Calif., to Linda and the late Robert Puckett. She grew up in San Diego and graduated from Dixie High School in St. George, Utah in 1979. She spent her early adulthood in Utah attending the University of Utah, playing in the marching band and majoring in speech pathology...
LeRoy Sullivan (09/08/06)
June 14, 1929-Sept. 7, 2006 HOLDREGE -- LeRoy Sullivan, 77, died Thursday (Sept. 7, 2006), at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Kearney. He was born June 14, 1929, in Haxtun, Colo., to Clyde P. and Beatrice A. (Atkinson) Sullivan. He received his early education in Haxtun and attended high school in Loomis and Holdrege...
Virle B. Burd (09/08/06)
July 23, 1922-Sept. 6, 2006 ARVADA, Colo. -- Virle B. Burd died at his home in Arvada, Colo., on Sept. 6, 2006. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends. Virle was born July 23, 1922, in Trenton, Neb., to his parents, Glen and Myra Chipman Burd...
Catherine B. Rose (09/08/06)
Aug. 13, 1918-Sept. 7, 2006 Catherine B. Rose, age 88, died Thursday, (Sept.7, 2006), at Hillcrest Nursing Home.  Catherine was born in Clearwater, Neb., on Aug. 13, 1918, to Leo A. and Julia Catherine (Purcell) Rose.  She attended grade school at Clearwater before the family moved to McCook where she attended St. Patrick's Catholic School through the 11th grade.  Catherine graduated from McCook High School in 1935 and McCook Junior College in 1937...
Paul Leo 'Pete' Arthaud (09/08/06)
March 14, 1916-Sept. 7, 2006 CAMBRIDGE -- Paul Leo "Pete" Arthaud, 90, died Thursday (Sept. 7, 2006), at McCook Community Hospital.  He was born On March 14, 1916, in Cambridge, to Henry and Mary (Hougnon) Arthaud.  He attended school in Cambridge, graduating from Cambridge High School in 1933.   He then attended the University of Nebraska where he completed a farm operations course...
Marcia Inell Carbaugh (09/06/06)
Feb. 26, 2006 - Sept. 4, 2006 HOLDREGE?-- Marcia Inell Carbaugh, 86, died Monday (Sept. 4, 2006) at the Holdrege Memorial Home. She was born Feb. 26, 1920, in Elwood, to Cyrus "Mac" and Jenny (Bell) Casebolt. She graduated from Elwood High School in 1939 as valedictorian and received her teaching certificate from Kearney State College...
Eldrid W. Bantam (09/06/06)
Dec. 17, 1921-Sept. 5, 2006 CAMBRIDGE -- Eldrid W. Bantam, 84, died Tuesday (Sept. 5, 2006) at the Cambridge Hospital.  She was born Dec. 17, 1921, near Huntley, to Harold H. and Alvina S (Schoneberg) James.  She grew up on the family farm south of Orleans.  ...
Glenn Alexander (09/06/06)
Dec. 14, 1906 - Sept. 4, 2006 NORCATUR -- Glenn Alexander, 99, died Monday (Sept. 4, 2006) at Goshen General Hospital in Goshen, Ind. He was born Dec. 14, 1906, to Joseph Harve and Mae (Taylor) Alexander, in Norcatur, Kan. He grew up in the Norcatur and Lyle area and attended Spring Branch Grade School and Norcatur High School...
Lorean Anderson (09/06/06)
July 9, 1924 - Sept. 4, 2006 WAUNETA -- Lorean Anderson, 82, died Monday (Sept. 4, 2006) at the Heritage of Wauneta Nursing Home in Wauneta. She was born July 9, 1924, to Mabel Bell Ruby and LaVern R. Stephenson, at her grandmother's home in Wauneta. She attended rural schools, graduating from Wauneta High School in 1942. She was baptized in 1948 and confirmed in 1957 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church...
Bernice Derald Sayer (09/05/06)
June 11, 1944 - Sept. 3, 2006 CAMBRIDGE -- Bernice Derald Sayer, 62, died Sunday (Sept. 3, 2006) at the United Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He was born to Raymond and Velma (Brown) Sayer on June 11, 1944, in Cambridge. He was baptized in the Methodist Church and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1962...
Norman 'Rod' Rodney Ladd (09/05/06)
July 14, 1947 - Sept. 3, 2006 OBERLIN -- Norman "Rod" Rodney Ladd, 59, died in McCook Sunday (Sept. 3, 2006). He was born July 14, 1947, in Omaha to Norman Russell and Ethel Lois (Leonard) Ladd. He grew up in Omaha and attended Benson High School. He later received his GED. He was a truck driver, mechanic and welder...
Kenneth G. Drinkwine (09/05/06)
May 10, 1932-Sept. 1, 2006 STRATTON -- Kenneth G. Drinkwine, 74, died Friday (Sept. 1, 2006) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman. He was born May 10, 1932, at Kenosha, Wis., to Kenneth S. and Esther (Hyatt) Drinkwine and attended school in Kenosha...
Viron Leroy Johnson (09/01/06)
Feb. 17, 1932-Sept. 1, 2006 LEBANON -- Viron Leroy Johnson, 74, died Friday (Sept. 1, 2006) at his home south of Lebanon in Decatur County, Kan. He was born Feb. 17, 1932, at Oberlin, to Harlow S. and Evelyn Valentine (Hendricks) Johnson. The family lived in California, Kansas and Nebraska during his childhood. He graduated from high school at Dighton, Kan...
Christiana L. 'Christa' Johnson (09/01/06)
Aug. 22, 1932-Aug. 31, 2006 LEBANON -- Christiana Louise Marie "Christa" Johnson, 74, died Thursday (Aug. 31, 2006) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born Aug. 22, 1932, at Vocklabruck, Austria, to Baron Erwin von Woelfle and Margarete (Schellmann) Woelfel. ...
Frona L. Kerchal (09/01/06)
Feb. 28, 1920-Aug. 29, 2006 BENKELMAN -- Frona L. Kerchal, 86, died Tuesday, (Aug. 29, 2006) at Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman. She was born Feb. 28, 1920, to Frank and Mable (Hartzer) Taylor on their farm near Wauneta. She was a member of the graduating class of Wauneta High School in 1938. ...