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Obituaries from July 2007

Frances Eleanor Schick Hammond (07/30/07)
Sept. 7, 1922-July 26, 2007 CURTIS -- Frances Eleanor Schick Hammond, 84, died Thursday (July 26, 2007) at the Senior Living Choices in Curtis. She was born Sept. 7, 1922, in Lincoln County, north of Curtis to George G. and Edna Ellen Dempcy Schick. ...
Warren H. Curry (07/27/07)
Feb. 13, 1922-July 22, 2007 ARAPAHOE -- Warren H. Curry, 85, of Hermitage, Tenn., formerly of Lincoln and Holbrook, died Sunday (July 22, 2007) in Hermitage from the effects of Alzheimer's disease. He was born Feb. 13, 1922, at Holbrook, to Samuel F. and Mena C. (Phillipson) Curry...
LaVaughn L. Fries (07/25/07)
LaVerne Curcio (07/25/07)
April 26, 1926 - July 14, 2007 TOMS?RIVER, N.J. -- LaVerne Curcio, 81, died July 14, 2007, at her daughter's home in Toms River, N.J. She was born to Floyd and Josephine Edwards on April 26, 1926, south of Culbertson. In 1947, she married Peter Curcio at the Stone Church south of Culbertson. They lived in McCook while he was stationed at the McCook Airbase during World War II before moving to Lyndhurst, N.J. She later moved to Clifton, N.J...
Carol Lee Ewing (07/25/07)
Aug. 29, 1943-July 22, 2007 LINCOLN -- Former Hastings resident, Carol Lee Ewing, 63, of Lincoln, Neb., died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at BryanLGH West, Lincoln. Memorial service will be Thursday, July 26, 2007; 2 p.m., at Butler-Volland Chapel. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Neb. ...
Richard L. Lomax (07/24/07)
Obituary Richard L. Lomax June 25, 1951 - July 23, 2007 CULBERTSON -- Richard L. Lomax died Monday (July 23, 2007) at his home in Culbertson at the age of 56. He was born June 25, 1951, in McCook, the son of the late Everett and Leah Leona (Ruf) Lomax. He grew up at Wilsonville, where he graduated from Wilsonville High School in 1970. He also attended McCook Junior College and Mid Plains Votech School...
Vera M. Lindemann (07/23/07)
July 15, 1910-July 21, 2007 OBERLIN -- Vera M. Lindemann, 97, died Saturday (July 21, 2007), at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin. She was born July 15, 1910, at Oberlin, to Wilbur Louetta (Cayton) Marietta. She was raised in Oberlin, attending Oberlin City School and graduating from Decatur Community High School in 1926...
Ava MaRee Leggott (07/23/07)
Jan. 24, 1917-July 22, 2007 GRAND ISLAND -- Ava MaRee Leggott, 90, formerly of Elwood, died Sunday (July 22, 2007), at Wedgewood Care Home in Grand Island. She was born Jan. 24, 1917, southwest of Elwood to Milo and Emma (Harms) Miles. She graduated from Elwood High School in 1935 and taught at a rural school near Elwood...
Ila Marie Potter (07/23/07)
March 31, 1925-July 20, 2007 CAMBRIDGE -- Ila Marie Potter, 82, died Friday (July 20, 2007) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She was born in Furnas County, near Wilsonville on March 31, 1925, to Earl E. and Lizzie Belle (Bates) Palmer. She graduated from Wilsonville High School in 1942...
Lynette Starr Housh (07/23/07)
Obituary Lynette Starr Housh April 27, 1948-July 20, 2007 Lynette Starr Housh died Friday, July 20, 2007 at her home in McCook.   She was 59 years old.  On April 27, 1948 she was born to James and Frieda (Randolph) Mowry at Colby, Kansas.  She married James Dennis Housh on Aug. ...
C. Dean Botts (07/23/07)
July 2, 1932-July 20, 2007 C. Dean Botts, 75, died Friday (July 20, 2007), at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. He was born July 2, 1932, in Merrick County, to Corliss E. and Virginia M. (Lingreen) Botts. He graduated from Dunning High School in 1949...
Rev. Marvin E. Coffey (07/23/07)
Obituary Rev. Marvin E. Coffey Feb. 3, 1935-July 21, 2007 Rev. Marvin E. Coffey, 72, of Aurora died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha after a diagnosis of acute leukemia. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2007 from 3:00 p.m. ...
Margaret Cecelia Shirley Boner (07/20/07)
Obituary Margaret Cecelia Shirley Boner June 26, 1922-July 14, 2007 WRAY, Colo. -- Margaret Cecelia Shirley was born to Thomas Clarence and Isabell Shirley in Frontier County near Freedom, Neb., on June 26, 1922. Margaret passed away on July 14, 2007...
Melvin L. 'Sparky' Meguire (07/20/07)
Obituary Melvin L. 'Sparky' Meguire Aug. 22, 1933-July 19, 2007 Melvin L. "Sparky" Meguire died Thursday, July 19, 2007 at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge, Neb., at the age of 73. He was born Aug. 22, 1933, at Bird City, Kan., the son of the late Lorraine and Ella (Lowe) Meguire. He grew up at Bird City where he graduated from Bird City High School in 1951...
Darlene D. Sheneman (07/20/07)
Obituary Darlene D. Sheneman Nov. 11, 1929 - July 19, 2007 BEAVER CITY -- Darlene D. Sheneman, age 77, of Beaver City, died Thursday July 19, 2007 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Services will be Saturday, 2:30 p.m., at Friendship Center Church in Beaver City. Rev. Bonnie Perkins will officiate...
Bill Dale Pribbeno (07/20/07)
Jan. 14, 1928 - July 17, 2007 YORK -- Bill Dale Pribbeno, 79, formerly of Imperial, died Tuesday (July 17, 2007) at Hearthstone in York. He was born Jan. 14, 1928, in Chase County to Valma Fay and William Henry Pribbeno. He attended Enders School and Bob Jones Academy in South Carolina. He graduated from Bob Jones?University with a degree in liberal arts...
Robert 'B.A.W.B.' Anthony Hammond (07/19/07)
Obituary Robert 'B.A.W.B.' Anthony Hammond Feb. 2, 1980 - July 14, 2007 WEST?VIRGINIA -- Robert "B.A.W.B." Anthony Hammond, age 27, died Saturday, July 14, 2007, in West Virginia. He was born on Feb. 24, 1980, to John E. Hammond and Carol Ann Bybee in Omaha.  He graduated from McCook High School in 1998. ...
Bill Dale Pribbeno (07/18/07)
YORK -- Bill Dale Pribbeno, 79, formerly of Imperial, died Tuesday (July 17, 2007) in York. Survivors include his wife, Babette of York; daughters, Susan Renken and husband, Michael of York, Loretta Swanson and husband, David of North Platte and Dolly Parker and husband, Clay of Stillwater, Minn.; son, Jeff and wife, Connie of Imperial; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild...
Elgie Leonard Werkmeister (07/18/07)
March 28, 1926 - July 16, 2007 MAYWOOD?-- Elgie Leonard Werkmeister, 81, of Maywood died Monday (July 16, 2007) at North Platte.  He was born March 28, 1926, at White in Hayes County to Adolph and Ella (Klug) Werkmeister.  He attended school at Valley. ...
Donald G. Gardner (07/18/07)
July 28, 1923 - July 16, 2007 BEAVER?CITY?-- Donald G. Gardner, 83, of Beaver City, died Monday (July 16, 2007) at Norton County Hospital at Norton, Kan. He was born July 28, 1923, in Gosper County to George and Daisy (Morse) Gardner. He attended country school in Gosper County...
Kenneth Henry McGuire (07/17/07)
March 29, 1912 - July 11, 2007 Kenneth Henry McGuire, age 95, died Wednesday (July 11, 2007) at Hillcrest Nursing Home. He was born March 29, 1912, to Joseph Walters and Kathryn (Reiners) McGuire in McCook. He married Jean L. Hutto in Wray, Colo., on June 19, 1952.  To this union two children were born, Ken and Judy...
Naomi Ellen Bauer (07/17/07)
Jan. 9, 1921 - July 15, 2007 LINCOLN -- Naomi Ellen Bauer, 86, of Lincoln, formerly of McCook, died Sunday (July 15, 2007) at the Ambassador Nursing Home. Born Jan. 9, 1921, in Blue Hill to Millard and Ellen (Bloomgren) Stark, Naomi was a graduate of Blue Hill High School and Kearney State Teachers College. ...
Bertha Gross (07/16/07)
Dec. 21, 1916 - July 14, 2007 CAMBRIDGE?-- Bertha Gross, 90, died Saturday (July 14, 2007) at the Cambridge Manor.  She was born on Dec. 21, 1916, in Antonino, Kan., to George and Martha (Haas) Pfannenstiel. 
Ralph M. Johnson (07/17/07)
Dec. 31, 1919 - July 16, 2007 ALMA?-- Ralph M. Johnson, 87, formerly of Stamford died Monday (July 16, 2007) at Harlan County Hospital at Alma. He was born Dec. 31, 1919, at Stamford to Lowell and Edith (Hanson) Johnson. He grew up in the Stamford area, graduating from Stamford High School with the class of 1938. ...
Russell Fanning (07/17/07)
June 28, 1919 - July 13, 2007 WAUNETA -- Russell O. Fanning, 88, died Friday (July 13, 2007) at Heritage of Wauneta Nursing Home. He was born June 28, 1919, on the family farm near Wauneta to Clarence and Della (Hanna) Fanning. He grew up in the Wauneta area and graduated from Wauneta High School in 1937...
Margaret C. Boner (07/16/07)
WRAY, Colo. -- Margaret C. Boner, 85, formerly of Trenton, died Saturday (July 14, 2007) at Hillcrest Care Center in Wray, Colo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald. Survivors include her daughters, Mary Lou Gee of Springfield, Mo., Barb Delcamp of Brighton, Colo., and B.J. Wilson of Wray...
Russell Fanning (07/16/07)
June 28, 1919 - July 13, 2007 WAUNETA -- Russell O. Fanning, 88, died Friday (July 13, 2007) at Heritage of Wauneta Nursing Home. He was born June 28, 1919, on the family farm near Wauneta to Clarence and Della (Hanna) Fanning. He grew up in the Wauneta area and graduated from Wauneta High School in 1937...
Virgil Hoppas (07/13/07)
Aug. 2, 1916-July 12, 2007 OBERLIN -- Virgil Hoppas, 90, died Thursday (July 12, 2007) at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. He was born Aug. 2, 1916, on a farm northwest of Dresden to Tolle Hoppas and Janie (Penn) Hoppas. He was raised on a farm south of Oberlin and attended Summit School and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1935...
Brady L. Koch (07/13/07)
Oct. 9, 1982 - July 11, 2007 CAMBRIDGE -- Brady L. Koch, 24, of Cambridge died Wednesday (July 11, 2007) at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.  He was born in Cambridge, Oct. 9, 1982, to Kurk O. ...
Lillian I. Mosier (07/13/07)
Dec. 30, 1916 - July 11, 2007 OBERLIN -- Lillian I. Mosier, 90, died Wednesday (July 11, 2007) in Oberlin. She was born Dec. 30, 1916, in Rawlins County, Kan., to Russell and Anna (Pummer) Lemman. She grew up in Decatur County and attended rural Decatur County school...
Letha Singleton (07/12/07)
April 25, 1917 - July 10, 2007 HAYES CENTER -- Letha Singleton, 90, died Tuesday (July 10, 2007) at El Dorado Manor in Trenton. She was born April 25, 1917, in Hayes County to William and Mary (Franklin) Young. She grew up on the Young farm in northwest Hayes County, before the family moved to Grainton. ...
Joel S. Miller (07/12/07)
Sept. 17, 1980 - July 8, 2007 NORCATUR --?Joel S. Miller, 26, died Sunday (July 8, 2007) in his home. He was born Sept. 17, 1980, in Oberlin, to Stan and Carol (Rule) Miller. He grew up on a farm south of Norcatur. He attended Decatur Community High School graduating in 1999 and attended Manhattan Technical College...
Albert W. Culton (07/10/07)
Sept. 7, 1920 - July 6, 2007 GRAND?ISLAND -- Albert W. Culton, 86, died Friday (July 6, 2007) at the Grand Island Veterans Home. He was born Sept. 7, 1920, at North Platte, to Albert and Marie (Brodbeck) Culton. He graduated from North Platte High School and attended Midland Lutheran College. He served in the Army during World War II from 1942 to 1946...
Eunice E. Kohlmeier (07/10/07)
Obituary Dec. 28, 1921 - July 6, 2007 LINCOLN --?Eunice E. Kohlmeier, 85, Lincoln, passed away on Friday (July 6, 2007). She was born in Wakefield, on Dec. 28, 1921, to Gustav Oscar Brown and Esther Emelia Sundquist. Attended rural school in Wakefield. She will be remembered by her family and friends as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, loyal friend and a great cook...
Paul H. Wray (07/09/07)
Aug. 3, 1918 - July 6, 2007 OBERLIN -- Paul H. Wray, 88, died Friday (July 6, 2007) at Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin. He was born Aug. 3, 1918, in Hopkins, Mo., to Guy and Lela (Carmichel) Wray. He grew up in Missouri and Iowa. He served in the U.S. Army. He married Darlene Tabor on July 6, 1957, in Souix Falls, S.D. He lived in Minnesota and Colorado for 35 years, before moving to Oberlin in 1998. He worked as a manufacturer of dairy products...
Terry C. Huff (07/09/07)
June 5, 1944 - July 7, 2007 LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Terry Carl Huff, 63, died Saturday (July 7, 2007) at Hospice of St. John in Lakewood, Colo. He was born June 5, 1944, in McCook to Robert and Agnes (Carter) Huff. He grew up in McCook, where he graduated from McCook Senior High School in 1962. He graduated from McCook Junior College in 1964 and Colorado School of Mines at Golden...
William 'Bill' M. Conroy (07/02/07)
May 16, 1927 - June 29, 2007 William "Bill" Martin Conroy of McCook died Friday, June 29, 2007 at McCook Community Hospital.  He was 80 years old.  Bill was born in McCook to Laurence Phillip and Catherine Mary (Kennedy) Conroy on May 16, 1927.   He entered the National Guard in 1948, and served with the 128th Engineering Battalion.  He was honorably discharged in 1954...
Pauline Marks (07/03/07)
Obituary April 5, 1940 - June 28, 2007 Pauline Marks died Thursday (June 28, 2007) at her home in McCook.  She was 67 years old. Pauline and her twin brother, Paul were born on April 5, 1940, at Sterling, Colo., to Matthew Joseph and Anna Mary (Gertner) Korbe. She attended St. Anthony's Elementary Grade School and graduated from Iliff High School in 1958.  In 1984, she returned to school and earned her Licensed Practical Nursing Degree...
Jack Webster Poore (07/03/07)
Feb. 12, 1926 - June 30, 2007 MCDONALD, Kan. -- Jack Webster Poore, 81, died Saturday (June 30, 2007) at the Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood. He was born Feb. 12, 1926, in McCook to Jay Webster and Bessie (Carter) Poore. He was a resident of McDonald and a retired rancher-farmer and well driller...
Winton E. Newcomb (07/03/07)
June 20, 1921 - July 1, 2007 CAMBRIDGE-- Winton E. Newcomb, 86, died Sunday (July 1, 2007) at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born in Cambridge, June 20, 1921, to Edward and Grace L. (Baker) Newcomb. He attended school in Cambridge graduating from Cambridge High School in 1938.??He taught rural school after graduation, teaching two years north of Curtis and one year south of Cambridge.??...
Earl M. Buzzell (07/02/07)
OMAHA -- Earl M. Buzzell, age 65 years, of Omaha.  Sober member of AA for 28 years.  Preceded in death by parents, Earl M. and Marian Buzzell.  Survived by wife, Sharon K. Buzzell; daughter, Elizabeth Paterson of Santa Barbara, Calif.; sister, Janet Korell and husband Van of McCook; nieces and nephews...
Michael Richard Vigneur (07/02/07)
Oct. 24, 1939-June 28, 2007 Michael Richard Vigneur, 67, died Thursday (June 28, 2007), at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oct. 24, 1939, to Wilfred and Bessie (Monru) Vigneur at Waltham, Massachusetts. He entered the U.S. Air Force on June 18, 1959, and served with the 310th Transportation Squadron. On June 17, 1963, he was honorably discharged...