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Obituaries from November 2007

Elaine J. Mines (11/30/07)
Ella Mae Riepe (11/29/07)
Oct. 11, 1915 - Nov. 25, 2007 ARAPAHOE -- Ella Mae Riepe, 92, of Arapahoe died Sunday (Nov. 25, 2007) at Good Samaritan Society in Arapahoe. She was born Oct. 11, 1915, at Hannibal, Mo., to Charles E. and Edith (Bowen) Fletcher. She moved with her family to Peoria, Ill., before moving to Edison. ...
Lena V. Mihm (11/29/07)
May 21, 1916-Nov. 23, 2007 Lena V. Mihm, 91 of Palisade died Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, at Community Hospital in McCook. Lena was born on the 21st day of May 1916, in Harrison County, Mo., to Sanford Ramer and Zella H. (Ballard) Tucker. The Tucker family moved to Southwest Nebraska when she was a young child and she attended school in Hayes Center...
Lillian P. Schaffert (11/29/07)
May 18, 1920 - Nov. 28, 2007 INDIANOLA -- Lillian P. Schaffert of Indianola, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007, at Community Hospital in McCook. She was 87 years old. On May 18, 1920, she was born at Zalma, Mo., to James and Nellie (Umfleet) Ladd. She attended Ladd School District 78, through the 8th grade. She enjoyed working outdoors on their family farm helping her dad and brothers...
Bobby G. Dahnke (11/28/07)
Nov. 3, 1928-Nov. 27, 2007 STRATTON -- Bobby G. Dahnke, of Stratton, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at Community Hospital in McCook at the age of 79. He was born Nov. 3, 1928, at Stratton, to Rose Dahnke and grew up in the Stratton area. He attended school in Stratton and graduated from Stratton High School...
Helen Louise Wolfe (11/28/07)
July 24, 1917-Nov. 27, 2007 Helen Louise Wolfe died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at Community Hospital in McCook at the age of 90. She was born July 24, 1917, in Frontier County, the daughter of the late James L. and Emily (Dedman) Bortner. Helen grew up in Frontier County and graduated from Hayes County High School in 1935. She graduated from Chadron Teachers' College and taught school in Hayes and Frontier County...
Viola Evelyn Haag (11/28/07)
Sept. 21, 1924-Nov. 26, 2007 INDIANOLA -- Viola Evelyn Haag of Indianola died Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at Lincoln LGH East Hospital at the age of 83 years old. She was born Sept. 21, 1924, in Logan County, Kan., to Leslie Robert and Clara Beulah (Keen) Howell. She graduated from McCook High School in 1942...
Melvin 'Shorty' Hall (11/28/07)
March 2, 1919-Nov. 25, 2007 WATERTOWN, S.D. -- Melvin "Shorty" Hall, age 88, of Watertown, S.D., passed away Nov. 25, 2007, in Watertown. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church in Watertown with Pastor Steve Lauricella officiating. Marcia Jelsma will be the organist with Judy Everson as soloist. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery with military honors conducted by Codington County American Legion Post 17...
Cody Daniel Klein (11/27/07)
ATWOOD -- Cody Daniel Klein, 17, of Atwood died Wednesday (Nov. 21, 2007) at the Children's Hospital in Aurora, Colo. His parents are Douglas and Jan Klein. He was a senior at Rawlins County High School. Services will be Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Atwood, with the Rev. Terry McGuire officiating. Interment will be at the Atwood Fairview Cemetery...
Sylvester P. 'Vet' Josten (11/27/07)
1917 - 2007 Sylvester Paul "Vet" Josten, 90, died Saturday (Nov. 24, 2007) at Hillcrest Nursing Home. He was born in 1917, to Joseph Jr. and Ann (Penne) Josten on a farm in rural Elgin. He received his formal education at St. Boniface Catholic School in Elgin. He began his working years in California before moving to North Dakota. He later returned to the Elgin area where he was employed by Elgin Mills...
Gerald L. Koch (11/27/07)
June 17, 1945 - Nov. 25, 2007 Gerald L. Koch, 62 of McCook died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at Community Hospital in McCook. He was born June 17, 1945, at McCook to Ben and Marie (Wagner) Koch. He graduated from McCook High School in 1963. On Sept. 20, 1969, he married Cecilia M. Titman at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in McCook. They had two children, Anne and Chris...
Henry T. Kordenbrock Jr. (11/27/07)
Aug. 5, 1918 - Nov. 23, 2007 Henry T. Kordenbrock, Jr., 89 of McCook was called home to be with the Lord he loved on Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. He was born Aug. 5, 1918, at Memphis, Tenn., to Rose (Keth) and H. T. Kordenbrock, Sr...
Arlo Ray 'John' Norgaard (11/26/07)
May 23, 1929 - Nov. 22, 2007 MAYWOOD -- Arlo Ray "John" Norgaard, 78, of Maywood, died Thursday (Nov. 22, 2007) at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He was born May 23, 1929, in Norman, to John and Nellie (Nielsen) Norgaard. He was baptized in the Norman Lutheran Church. He graduated from Maywood High School in 1946...
Betty M. Arrington (11/26/07)
March 8, 1922 - Nov. 23, 2007 ARAPAHOE -- Betty M. Arrington, 85, formerly of Bartley, died Friday (Nov. 23, 2007) at C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center Nursing Home in Arapahoe. She was born March 8, 1922, at Bartley, to James and Lydia M. (Arbogast) Fletcher. She was raised in Bartley and graduated from Bartley High School. She moved to Seattle, Wash., where she worked for Boeing Aircraft for several years...
Dale A. Votapka (11/26/07)
June 20, 1934 - Nov. 23, 2007 OBERLIN -- Dale A. Votapka, 73, died Friday (Nov. 23, 2007) at Oberlin. He was born June 20, 1934, in Oberlin, to Guy and Helen (Vermillion) Votapka. He grew up in Oberlin and attended Oberlin Grade School and Decatur County High School, graduating in 1952. He then attended Fort Hays State in Hays, Kan., for two years...
Freida Marie Matheny (11/26/07)
April 7, 1925 - Nov. 22, 2007 OBERLIN -- Freida Marie Matheny, 82, died Thursday (Nov. 22, 2007) at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. She was born April 7, 1925, in Danbury to Francis Tauber Sr. and Pauline (Unger) Tauber. She grew up in Danbury and attended Danbury Public School...
Frank Sulzman (11/23/07)
April 28, 1940 - Nov. 18, 2007 LEOVILLE, Kan. -- Frank Sulzman, 67, died Saturday (Nov. 18, 2007) at his home east of Selden, Kan. He was born April 28, 1940, in Sheridan County, Kan., to William B. and Bertha "Betty" A. (Zodrow) Sulzman. He grew up on a farm in Sheridan County and attended Leoville Grade School and High School...
Carrie Berniece Max (11/23/07)
Nov.28, 1908-Nov. 21, 2007 CAMBRIDGE -- Carrie Berniece Max, 98, died Wednesday (Nov. 21, 2007), at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital She was born on Nov. 28, 1908 to John Henry and Melissa J. (Mulford) Lawson in Frontier County about 12 miles north of Cambridge ...
Mary Juanita Roberts (11/23/07)
Sept. 12, 1913 - Nov. 18, 2007 Mary Juanita Roberts, 94, of McCook, formally of Phoenix, died Saturday (Nov. 18, 2007). She was born in Great Falls, Mont., Sept. 12, 1913, to Samuel M. and Donna (Patrick) Higgins. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband D. G. "Bob" Roberts...
Patrick L. Taylor (11/23/07)
Dec. 14, 1947 - Nov. 16, 2007 CERRITOS, Calif. -- Patrick L. Taylor, age 59, was born in McCook, on Dec. 14,1947, to Robert L. and Evelyn M. (Axelson) Taylor. He attended North and East Ward Elementary schools and graduated from McCook High School, class of 1966. There he was active in band and orchestra and lettered in football, basketball and track. His Nebraska state discus throwing record stood for many years...
Lorna Elaine Holle Holste (11/21/07)
Dec. 20, 1929-Nov. 19, 2007 ATWOOD -- Lorna Elaine Holle Holste, 77, died Monday (Nov. 19, 2007), at the Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood. She was born Dec. 20, 1929, on the family farm near Ludell, to Rennig H. and Frieda E. Rippe Holle. She attended elementary school at Immanuel Lutheran in Ludell, graduated from Atwood Community High School in 1947, and received her degree from Kansas State Teachers College Emporium in May 1951...
Daniel Patrick O'Neil (11/21/07)
Aug. 5, 1948-Nov. 20, 2007 Daniel Patrick O'Neil died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was 59 years old. Daniel was born at St. Catherine's Hospital on Aug. 5, 1948, in McCook to William P. and Catherine M. (Boehm) O'Neil. ...
Ruth J. Warnock (11/20/07)
Feb. 15, 1917-Nov. 19, 2007 CAMBRIDGE -- Ruth J. Warnock, 90, died Monday (Nov. 19, 2007), at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1917, near Freedom, to Charles and Maude (Campbell) Pickel. She was married to Vernon O. Warnock. He preceded in death on Sept. 16, 1986...
Gerald Yaw (11/19/07)
DENVER, Colo. -- Gerald Yaw, 87, died Saturday (Nov. 17, 2007) at Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colo. Survivors include his daughters, Rosalind Yaw of Fort Collins, Colo., Sondra Spady of Curtis and Tanya Reis and husband, Bob of McCook; son, Kent and wife, Marcie of Imperial; daughter-in-law, Carol Yaw of Palm Springs, Calif.; 22 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren...
JoAnn Lampman (11/19/07)
Sept. 7, 1933 - Nov. 17, 2007 LINCOLN -- JoAnn Lampman died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at Bryan LGH Hospital East in Lincoln at the age of 74. She was born Sept. 7, 1933, in Trenton, the daughter of the late Fred and Freda (Andorka) Shaffer. She grew up in Trenton where she graduated from Trenton High School in 1951...
Marie Hummel (11/19/07)
Feb. 14, 1918 - Nov. 16, 2007 R. Marie Hummel died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, at the age of 89. She was born Feb. 14, 1918, on the family farm at Indianola, the daughter of the late Edward and Rose (Haag) Kircher. She grew up at Indianola and graduated from Red Willow High School in 1934...
Alice Fiala (11/19/07)
Sept. 12, 1911 - Nov. 17, 2007 OBERLIN -- Alice Fiala, 96, died Saturday (Nov. 17, 2007) at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. She was born Sept. 12, 1911, in rural Ludell in Rawlins County, to Charles and Augusta Janousek. She grew up on a farm east of Ludell and attended Pitner School...
The Rev. Arnold 'A.J.' Knickerbocker (11/19/07)
WAUNETA -- The Rev. Arnold "A.J." Knickerbocker, 86, died Thursday (Nov. 15, 2007) at his home in Wauneta. He was born in Ontonagon, Mich., to Franklin L. and Mary (Papineau) Knickerbocker. He graduated from Ontonagon High School in 1940. In September 1942, he joined the military service. He served most of his time in the 360th Army Air Force at McClelland Field in California, where he played trombone in the Army Band...
Pace Tyerman (11/19/07)
CHAMPION -- Pace Tyerman, 88, died Thursday (Nov. 15, 2007) at his home in Champion. Survivors include his wife, Carol of Champion; son, Tim and companion, Stephanie Noyes of Champion; daughter, Shelly Geiser and husband, Jack of Omaha; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Eva Ann (Pyle) Murray (11/16/07)
Feb. 6, 1909-Nov. 15, 2007 ST. FRANCIS -- Eva Ann (Pyle) Murray, 98, died Thursday (Nov. 15, 2007), at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis. She was born Feb. 6, 1909, in Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis. She was married to John Murray who preceded her in death in 1987. She was a homemaker...
Gary 'Hedge' Winston Hedges (11/16/07)
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Gary Winston Hedges, 55, died at his home in Tucson, Ariz., on Nov. 10, 2007. Gary was born in McCook to Winston and Evelyn (Oades) Hedges. He graduated from McCook High School in 1971. He was a proud member of the elite "Schocker" squad on the high school basketball team. In 1975, he graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln with a degree in microbiology, continuing his post-graduate education at Colorado State University in Fort Collins...
Leona M. Eubanks (11/14/07)
May 3, 1912 - Nov. 12, 2007 CAMBRIDGE -- Leona M. Eubanks, 95, died Monday (Nov. 12, 2007) at the Cambridge Manor. She was born southeast of Cambridge on May 3, 1912, to Charles and Clara Rose (Stueber) Benscoter. She was baptized into the United Methodist Church on April 20, 1924. She graduated from Cambridge High School with the class of 1929. She attended Kearney State Teachers College, receiving her diploma in normal training. She taught school at Earl School District, Brule, North Platte...
Clifford D. 'Mose' Riepe (11/15/07)
April 4, 1931 - Nov. 12, 2007 ARAPAHOE -- Clifford D. "Mose" Riepe, 76, formerly of Arapahoe, died Monday (Nov. 12, 2007) at the Veterans' Home in Grand Island. He was born April 4, 1931, south of Arapahoe to George B. and Thelma (Fletcher) Riepe. ...
Shannon Warren McBride (11/14/07)
Sept. 19, 1969 - Nov. 8, 2007 HILL CITY, Kan. -- Shannon Warren McBride, 38, of Hill City, Kan., died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kan. Shannon was born Sept. 19, 1969, in Columbus, Ohio. He grew up in McCook, graduating high school in Valentine...
Adeline D. Thomsen (11/14/07)
Sept. 2, 1918 - Nov. 13, 2007 COLUMBUS -- Adeline D. Thomsen died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, at her residence at Meridian Gardens in Columbus, at the age of 89. She was born Sept. 2, 1918, on a farm between Wilcox and Hildreth, the daughter of Henry and Gertie (Forden) Mennenga. ...
LeAnn Haarberg (11/14/07)
April 11, 1962 - Nov. 10, 2007 WAUNETA -- LeAnn Haarberg, 45, died Saturday (Nov. 10, 2007) at St. Anthony's Hospital in Denver, Colo. She was born April 11, 1962, in Imperial, to Leroy R. and Shirley A. (Murray) Haarberg. She grew up on the family farm south of Wauneta and attended school in Wauneta. She graduated from Wauneta High School in 1980, and went on to receive her associate's degree in office systems from Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland, Kan...
Kenneth Rex Garver (11/13/07)
June 19, 1922-Nov. 6, 2007 CLAY CENTER, Kan. -- Kenneth Rex Garver, 85, died Tuesday (Nov. 6, 2007), at Country Place Senior Living in Clay Center, Kan. He was born June 19, 1922, at Oberlin to James Franklin and Jessie (Wilson) Garver.He attended school in Oberlin and enlisted in the Navy during World War II. He went to underwater welding school during his enlistment with the Navy and served with search and rescue on the USS Grasp and USS Lexington...
Clara M. Peters (11/12/07)
Nov. 19, 1914-Nov. 10, 2007 Clara Marie Peters went to be with her Lord Saturday (Nov. 10, 2007), at the Linden Court Nursing Home in North Platte, Neb., at the age of 92. She was born Nov. 19, 1914, in Hitchcock County, Neb., the daughter of the late William and Katherine (Knoble) Klein. She grew up in the Palisade, Neb., community where she received her parochial education. The family moved to McCook in 1931...
Julius L. Corder (11/09/07)
March 18, 1958 - Sept. 17, 2007 Julius L Corder, adopted son of John D. and Dorothy Corder of McCook, went to be home with his Lord Jesus Christ on Sept. 17, 2007, at the Carl T. Curtis Health Center in Macy, after a very long illness with diabetes...
JoAnn Evans (11/09/07)
April 12, 1978 - Nov. 7, 2007 INDIANOLA?-- Jo Ann 'Jo' Evans, 29, died Wednesday (Nov. 7, 2007) at her home in Indianola. She was born in Cambridge on April 12, 1978, to Harold and Charlene (Newberry) Banzhaf. She grew up in Indianola attending school and graduating from Republican Valley High School in 1997.She was baptized and confirmed at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola....
Muriel Catherine Cunningham (11/09/07)
Aug. 27, 1917 - Nov. 4, 2007 Muriel Catherine Cunningham, 90, formerly of Benkelman, died Sunday (Nov. 4, 2007) in her home in McCook. She was born Aug. 27, 1917, in rural Dundy County, near Max, to George and Catherine (Burkett) Johnson. She attended school at District 51 and later Max Public Schools...
Harold B. Weishapl (11/09/07)
May 22, 1917 - Nov. 7, 2007 ATWOOD -- Harold Bernard Weishapl, 90, formerly of Atwood, died Wednesday (Nov. 7, 2007) in Clearwater, Kan. He was born May 22, 1917, in Herndon to Paul and Theresia (Green) Weishapl. He attended school in Herndon. He was drafted into the U.S. ...
Mike Mielak (11/09/07)
July 11, 1930 - Nov. 7, 2007 ALBION -- Mike Richard Mielak, 77, died Wednesday (Nov.7, 2007) at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln. He was born July 11, 1930, at Columbus, to Michael F. and Lillian (Krzycki) Mielak. He graduated from Columbus Scotus Schools...
Gordon L. Monie (11/09/07)
Jan. 6, 1927 - Nov. 8, 2007 ARAPAHOE -- Gordon L. Monie, 80, of Arapahoe, died Thursday (Nov. 8, 2007) at C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. He was born Jan. 6, 1927, on a farm north of Franklin, to Ernest and Minnie (Kennedy) Monie. He was baptized in State Line Congregational Church, south of Franklin. He attended school and graduated from Franklin High School in 1943...
Robert E. 'Bob' Henton (11/07/07)
Oct. 6, 1926 - Nov. 5, 2007 Robert E. "Bob" Henton died Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at his home in McCook. He was 81 years old. Bob was born Oct. 6, 1926, at McCook to Burr M. and Vaire (Godown) Henton.He graduated from Danbury High School in 1944. After graduation, he entered the U.S .Navy on July 16, 1944, and served during World War II. He was honorably discharged on May 2, 1946...
Paul Yost (11/07/07)
May 24, 1925 - Nov. 4, 2007 WAUNETA -- Paul Yost, 82, died Sunday (Nov. 4, 2007) at the Heritage of Wauneta Nursing Home. He was born May 24, 1925, southwest of Champion to John E. and Della M. (Jones) Yost. He attended country school to the eighth grade and assisted his parents in farming...
Barbara Arville Daffer (11/05/07)
Obituary Barbara Arville Daffer May 6, 1922 - Nov. 1, 2007 Barbara Arville Daffer, 85 of Wilber died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln. She was born May 6, 1922, in Ponca City, Okla., to Robert and Ruth (Mills) Burwell. She attended school in Danbury and lived there most of her life. Barbara had lived in Wilber the last four years. She loved her family, helping children, cooking, sewing, flowers especially lilacs and gardening. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Sandra Anderson, and brothers and sisters, Earl Burwell, Leonard Burwell, Pearl (Burwell) Hart and Billy Burwell. Survivors include two sons, Curt Burgess and wife, Cathy of Riverside, Calif., and Ronald Burgess and wife, Elizabeth of San Francisco, Calif.; brother and sisters, Clifton Burwell and wife, Ginette in North Ridge, Calif.; Delores Bailey Burwell in Ellisville, Mo., and Darlene Lostis and husband, Bill in Joplin, Mo.; a son-in-law, Lonnie Anderson and wife, Peg of McCook; seven grandchildren, Tara Dunn of Lincoln, Nicole Geisinger and husband, Paul of Oklahoma City, Okla.; Christine Matheny and husband, Paul of Junction City, Kan., Branwen and Megan Burgess, both of San Francisco, Calif., Joseph and Jacob Burgess, both of San Francisco, Calif.; one great-granddaughter, Savanah Dunn; and one great-grandson, Randy Matheny. Memorials may be given in her name. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m., at the Memorial United Methodist Church in McCook with Rev. Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation is today until 8 p.m. Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Roger Royal Ihrig (11/06/07)
Jan. 7, 1957-Nov. 2, 2007 LINCOLN -- Roger Royal Ihrig, 50, died Friday (Nov. 2, 2007) at Bryan LGH Hospital in Lincoln. He was born Jan. 7, 1957, at Nebraska City, to Robert Carl and Dora Mae (Tines) Ihrig. He was raised in McCook, attending St. Patrick's School and McCook High School...
L. Ray Creighton (11/06/07)
Oct. 12, 1926 - Sept. 22, 2007 HILLSBORO, Ill. -- L. Ray Creighton, 80, formerly of Trenton died Sept. 22, 2007, at his home in Hillsboro, Ill. He was born Oct. 12, 1926, in Franklin to G. Ray and Dorothy (Gettle) Creighton. He grew up in Holdrege and Trenton...
Ray E. Henry (11/06/07)
April 30, 1924 - Nov. 4, 2007 Ray E. Henry passed away on Nov. 4, 2007, at the Great Plains Medical Center in North Platte.  He was 83 years old. Ray was born on April 30, 1924, at Arnold to Ira M. and Alveda (Anderson) Henry.  He was a ranch foreman for the Starr Ranch at Stapleton and Swift Ranch at Thedford.  In 1962, he moved to North Platte where he became a carpenter working for Dowhower Construction.  He later went into business for himself.  ...
Lowell H. Byarlay (11/06/07)
March 17, 1928 - Nov. 4, 2007 OBERLIN -- Lowell H. Byarlay, 79, died Sunday (Nov. 4, 2007) at his home in Oberlin. He was born March 17, 1928, in Riley County, Kan., to Alfred and Lillie (Deptmer) Byarlay. He grew up in Green, Kan., and attended grade school and high school in Green. He then attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan...
Frank Lee Barta (11/05/07)
Jan. 27, 1937 - Nov. 1, 2007 NORTH PLATTE -- Frank Lee Barta, 70, died Thursday, (Nov. 1, 2007) at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He was born Jan. 27, 1937, at Eddyville, to Mike George and Eva (Warner) Barta. He was born disabled, but loved to help around the farm doing chores, milking cows, hauling hay and picking corn...
Claude Wood (11/02/07)
Paul Hays (11/05/07)
May 22, 1932 - Nov. 3, 2007 Bordon "Paul" Hays died Saturday Nov. 3, 2007, at his home in McCook. Although he was a two-time survivor of leukemia, he courageously succumbed to cancer at the age of 75. He was born May 22, 1932, at Arapahoe to Bordon Charles and Pearl (Kimmel) Hays. Paul received his elementary education at Arapahoe before his family moved to Holbrook, where he graduated from Holbrook High School in 1949...
Dean V. Utter (11/02/07)
Feb. 3, 1930-Oct. 27, 2007 CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Dean V. Utter, 77, died Oct. 27, 2007, in Chicago Heights, Ill. He was born Feb. 3, 1930, in McCook Thomas and Melina "Minnie" (Propp) Utter. Attended McCook High School and was an all-conference athlete. He was raised with his cousin, Flora Lundberg of McCook...
Suzanne D. Harms (11/02/07)
Nov. 11, 1960-Nov. 1, 2007 OBERLIN -- Suzanne D. Harms, 46, died Thursday (Nov. 1, 2007) at her residence. She was born Nov. 11, 1960, at Nebraska City, to Donald and Barbara (Shaw) Bittel. She was raised and received her schooling in Colorado. On Nov. 18, 2006, she married Charles "Chuck" Harms. They moved to Oberlin in April 2007...
Braydyn Lee Chancellor (11/02/07)
Oct. 31, 2007 - Oct. 31, 2007 Braydyn Lee Chancellor, infant baby of Eleesha Nasasha Chancellor, was born and died on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Community Hospital in McCook. He is survived by his mother, Eleesha of McCook; his grandfather, Elgin Chancellor and step-grandmother, Heather Chancellor of McCook; grandmother, Tisha Matias of Kearney; great-grandmothers, Patricia Rivera of Kearney and Lanora Palmateer of Bartley; great-grandfather, Mert Chancellor of McCook; great-great-grandmothers, Rosa Diaz of Kearney and "Doll" Chancellor of McCook; uncle, Brady Chancellor of Curtis; numerous uncles, aunts and family.. ...
Gerald ‘Jerry' Owen Booth (11/02/07)
Obituary Aug. 26, 1937 - Oct. 12, 2007 DENVER, Colo., --Jerry was diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrigs Disease in June 2007, and ended his battle on Oct.12, 2007, in Denver Colo. He was born in Holton Kan., on Aug. 26, 1937. For approximately 30 years he lived in Breckenridge, Colo., and worked as the building official for Summit County and when he retired he moved to Lebanon, where he enjoyed his time hunting, fishing and traveling...
Clarence W. Wahrman (11/02/07)
March 10, 1919 - Oct. 29, 2007 GOODLAND, Kan. -- Clarence W. Wahrman, 88, died Monday (Oct. 29, 2007) at Goodland Regional Medical Center. He was born March 10, 1919, at Herndon to Adam and Theresia (Ecker) Wahrman. He attended Bolte Country School and St. Mary's Catholic School in Herndon...
Albert ‘Swede' A. Unger (11/02/07)
Dec. 14, 1913 - Oct. 30, 2007 OBERLIN -- Albert "Swede" A. Unger, 93, died Tuesday (Oct. 30, 2007) at Decatur Community Hospital. He was born Dec. 14, 1913, in Decatur County, to Andrew and Susanna (Kromberger) Unger. He grew up on a farm in Logan Township in Decatur County and attended District 88 rural school...
Richard ‘Rich' Morris Goding (11/02/07)
Feb. 2, 1948 - Oct. 30, 2007 CURTIS -- Richard "Rich" Morris Goding, 59, of Curtis died Oct. 30, 2007, after a courageous battle with cancer, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. Rich was born Feb. 2, 1948, in Ontario, Calif., to John and Ruth (Kaufman) Goding. Rich grew up in Grand Island where he attended Wasmer Grade School, Barr Junior High and graduated from Grand Island Senior High Class of 1966...
Helen Claire Brooks (11/02/07)
April 30, 1913 - Oct. 30, 2007 FRANKLIN -- Helen Claire Brooks, 94, died Tuesday (Oct. 30, 2007) at Golden Living Center in Franklin. She was born April 30, 1913, at McCook to Samuel Dallas and Nellie Edna (Spencer) Turner. She attended school in McCook, where she graduated from high school in 1931. Following graduation she attended on year of business college. She was employed as a clerk secretary for the ATT Telephone Company in Denver, Colo., and San Bruno, Calif...
Barbara Lee Besler (11/02/07)
Jan. 22, 1946 - Nov. 1, 2007 CAMBRIDGE -- Barbara Lee Besler 61, died Thursday (Nov. 1, 2007) at Cambridge Manor of the Tri-Valley Health System. She was born in McCook on Jan. 22, 1946, to Lee and Freda (Weber) Evertson. She grew up in Cambridge and attended Cambridge school. After her graduation, she attended and graduated from the Grand Island School of Business. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cambridge...
Zelma I. Dodson (11/02/07)
Feb. 1, 1919 - Oct. 31, 2007 MAYWOOD -- Zelma I. Dodson, 88, of Maywood died Wednesday (Oct.31, 2007) at McCook. She was born on Feb. 1, 1919, southeast of Maywood to Willie M. and Elizabeth C. (Spence) Flock. She rode her horse to country school south of Maywood. She graduated from NSA in 1936...
John B. Williams (11/02/07)
Nov. 7, 1951 - Nov. 1, 2007 John Barry Williams, died Thursday (Nov. 1, 2007) upon arrival at Community Hospital in McCook at the age of 55. He was born Nov. 7, 1951, in McCook, the son of the late John B. and Evelyn "Billie" (Olmsted) Williams. He grew up in McCook and graduated from McCook Senior High School in 1969, and from McCook Junior College in 1971...