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Obituaries from January 2008

Josephine 'Jody' Braun (01/31/08)
Oct. 29, 1916 - Jan. 29, 2008 Josephine "Jody" Braun, 91, died Tuesday (Jan. 29, 2008) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born Oct. 29, 1916, at McCook to Joseph Franklin and Kathryn Elizabeth (Phillips) Downs. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Jerome Braun in 1989 and one son, William Franklin Braun on Nov. 1, 2003; and two sisters, Elizabeth (Lindbeck) Rollstin and Roberta Hawn...
Glen Lewis (01/31/08)
June 17, 1938 - Jan. 30, 2008 WAUNETA -- Glen Richard Lewis, 69, formerly of Wauneta, died Wednesday (Jan. 30, 2008), at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born June 17, 1938, on the family farm in Hitchcock County to Isaac E. and Leretta S. ...
Kenneth J. Wasia (01/31/08)
June 20, 1915 - Jan. 28, 2008 TORRINGTON, Wyo. -- Kenneth J. Wasia, 92, died Monday (Jan. 28, 2008) at Community Hospital due to complications from pneumonia. He was born June 20, 1915, in St. Ann to Andrew and Johanna (Pick) Wasia. He grew up on the family farm south of McCook. In his youth, he was an amateur boxer. In 1939, he and his brother moved to Idaho Falls, Idaho to work as farm hands...
Zona Volgamore (01/31/08)
July 18, 1910 - Jan. 28, 2008 SHELTON -- Zona Belle Volgamore, 97, of Kearney and formerly of Beaver City, died Monday (Jan. 28, 2008) at Barb's Care Home in Shelton. She was born July 18, 1910, southeast of Beaver City in Furnas County, to James Adam and Elviria Alice (Vining) McCarty. She grew up in the Richmond Precinct area and attended country school at District 2, McCarty School. She also attended high school in Beaver City...
Douglas R. Long (01/30/08)
Wilfred Miller (01/30/08)
Feb. 7, 1913 - Jan. 26, 2008 IMPERIAL -- Wilfred Miller, 94, died Saturday (Jan. 26, 2008) at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. He was born Feb. 7, 1913, to Anna Wallin Miller and Locy Nelson Miller on a farm west of Imperial. He attended District 4 school and graduated from Chase County High School in 1932...
Virgil Pius Haag (01/29/08)
Nov. 1. 1921 - Jan. 24, 2008 KINGSTON, Wash. -- Virgil P. Haag, 86, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at Kingston, Wash. as a result of a hit and run accident He was born Nov. 1, 1921, to John J. and Nellie May (Thomas) Haag in Danbury. He was a proud member of the 1939 All American Six-Man Football team of the Danbury Pirates. ...
Steve Lambert (01/25/08)
Doris L. Miller (01/28/08)
June 9, 1930 - Jan. 24, 2008 OBERLIN -- Doris L. Miller, 77, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2008) at Decatur County Hospital. She was born June 9, 1930, in Russell County, Kan., to William and Mary (Heil) Tittel. She grew up in Russell, Kan., and graduated from Russell High School in 1948...
Bernice A. Kircher (01/28/08)
Sept. 19, 1921 - Jan. 25, 2008 Bernice A. Kircher, 86, died Friday (Jan.25, 2008) at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born in Giltner Sept. 19, 1921, to Oscar and Anna (Kindvall) Oberg. She attended McCook Schools. She married Lyle Graves. They were divorced March 27, 1974...
Robert Merlin Cady (01/25/08)
Sept. 5, 1924 - Jan. 23, 2008 GRAND ISLAND -- Robert Merlin Cady, 83, formerly of McCook, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2008) at the Grand Island Veterans Home. He was born Sept. 5, 1924, at Cambridge, to Frank and Ida (Rhinehammer) Cady. He received his education in rural Furnas County, south of Cambridge. Following his education, he engaged in farming with his father on the family farm south of Cambridge...
Lois (Bolton) Davis (01/25/08)
Sept. 9, 1926-Jan. 24, 2008 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Lois (Bolton) Davis, age 81 of Sioux Falls, S.D., joyfully joined her Savior on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at Dow Rummel Village in Sioux Falls. She was born on Sept. 9, 1926, in Bloomfield, Neb., to William and Helene (Nieburg) Bolton, and grew up on a farm with her four brothers, one sister and 10 half-siblings. ...
Dorothy L. Eisenhart (01/25/08)
Sept. 6, 1914 - Nov. 25, 2007 SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Dorothy (Leonard) Eisenhart died Sunday (Nov. 25, 2007) at San Antonio, Texas at the age of 93. She was born Sept. 6, 1914, at Boston, Mass., the daughter of John and Mary (O'Brien) Leonard. Dorothy grew up in Boston where she received her nurses training and on Nov. 9, 1937, she entered the U.S.Army Nurse Corp as Second Lieutenant...
Delphine May Remington (01/25/08)
June 19, 1927 - Jan. 22, 2008 Delphine May Remington, age 80, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at Vista Grand Inn in Cortez, Colo. She was born June 19, 1927, to Lee Roy and Odessa May (Grafton) Nokes in Red Willow County. She was full of energy and at one point she flew an airplane off of the barn...
Lowell Victor Hansen (01/23/08)
Dec. 25, 1924 - Jan. 21, 2008 ELWOOD -- Lowell Victor Hansen, 83, of Brush, formerly of Boulder, Colo., died Monday (Jan. 21, 2008) at Eben Ezer Skilled Nursing Center at Brush. He was born Dec. 25, 1924, at Elwood to Otto and Elizabeth (DeBoer) Hansen. He attended Elwood High School and graduated in 1942...
Norma J. Bradshaw (01/22/08)
Katie N. (Smith) Nichols (01/23/08)
May 5, 1916 - Jan. 21, 2008 Katie Neola (Smith) Nichols the youngest of eight children was born May 5, 1916, to parents, George and Sara (Linscott) Smith in a sod house in Wallace County, Kan. Katie went home to Jesus on Jan. 21, 2008, at the age of 91...
Marjorie E. Hallett (01/22/08)
May 31, 1917-Jan. 18, 2008 WAUNETA -- Marjorie E. Hallett, 90, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2008) at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. She was born May 31, 1917, on the farm home east of Enders to Charles M. and Myrtle H. (Finch) Hallett. She contracted influenza at five weeks of age and was handicapped for the rest of her life...
Elmer Keiser (01/22/08)
Aug. 28, 1926-Jan. 18, 2008 ENDERS -- Elmer Keiser, 81, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2008), at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He was born Aug. 28, 1926, in rural Dundy County to John and Mary (Haarberg) Keiser. He attended St. Paul's Lutheran School, Ough School and graduated from Wauneta High School in 1944. He was baptized at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Sept. 18, 1926, and confirmed April 21, 1940...
Felice C. Coe (01/22/08)
June 11, 1920-Jan. 20, 2008 TRENTON -- Felice C. Coe, 87, died Sunday (Jan. 20, 2008), at El Dorado Nursing Home in Trenton. She was born June 11, 1920, in New York City, N.Y., to Angelo (Charles) and Catherine (Celantano) Carriero. She graduated from Teaneck, N.J. High School in 1938...
Marjorie E. Hallett (01/21/08)
WAUNETA -- Marjorie E. Hallett, 90, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2008) at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. Survivors include her brother, Charles Hallett of Imperial; sisters, Nina Hallett of Imperial and Delores Grosvenor of Caldwell, Idaho; two nieces; and one nephew...
Elmer Keiser (01/21/08)
ENDERS -- Elmer Keiser, 81, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2008), at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. Survivors include his wife, Edna of Enders; sons, Rodney Keiser of Enders and Richard Keiser and wife, Janet of Wauneta; daughter, Marcia Comly and husband Richard of Boulder, Colo.; sister, Leta Brunkhorst of Wauneta; sister-in-law, Wilma Keiser of Stratton; and four grandchildren...
Ardith Geraldine Smith (01/21/08)
March 1, 1909 - Jan. 18, 2008 WAUNETA -- Ardith Geraldine Smith, 98, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2008) at Heritage of Wauneta Nursing Home. She was born March 1, 1909, in Hayes County to Flora-Bel Johnston and Arthur W. McCormick. She graduated from Palisade High School in 1927...
Bernice Elizabeth Malick (01/21/08)
Jan. 29, 1917 - Jan. 18, 2008 MINDEN -- Bernice Elizabeth Malick, 90, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2008) at Bethany Home in Minden. She was born to George and Elizabeth (Webber) Haubold on Jan. 29, 1917, on the family farm north west of Bloomington. She attended the Bethel Rural School District No.16 near Bloomington in Franklin County and high school at Bloomington where she graduated with the class of 1934. ...
Adela M. Kisker (01/18/08)
Leopold F. 'Bus' Bahl (01/21/08)
Oct. 3, 1910 - Jan. 18, 2008 Leopold Francis "Bus" Bahl died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook at the age of 97. He was born Oct. 3, 1910, at Hays, Kan., the son of the late Adam and Dorothea (Bissing) Bahl. Bus grew up at McCook where he graduated from McCook High School in 1932...
Pauline M. Horacek (01/18/08)
April 22, 1920 - Jan. 17, 2008 Pauline Mathilda Horacek died Thursday (Jan. 17, 2008), at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, at the age of 87. She was born April 22, 1920, in Hitchcock County, the daughter of the late William and Mabel (Christensen) Frerichs. She attended Hitchcock County School and also Marion Nebraska High School...
Earl Schneider (01/18/08)
Oct. 21, 1941-Jan. 18, 2008 MEADE, Kan. -- Earl Schneider went to be with his Lord on Jan. 18, 2008 at the District Hospital in Meade, Kan. Earl was born at Brewster Hospital in Holdrege, Neb., to Dean and Margaret Schneider of Funk, Neb., on Oct. 21, 1941, just a month and a half before the outbreak of World War II. He spent his early years there on the farm...
Matthew Wayne Felder (01/17/08)
May 2, 1974 - Jan. 5, 2008 Matthew Wayne Felder, age 33, passed away on Jan. 5, 2008. Matthew was born on May 2, 1974, in Houston, Texas. Matthew graduated from Denver High School in Denver, Colo. He was employed by Baker Concrete Construction, as a Lead Field Engineer...
Morris Jennings Ems (01/17/08)
March 11, 1918 - Jan. 14, 2008 ARAPAHOE -- Morris Jennings Ems, 89, of Arapahoe died Monday (Jan. 14, 2008), at C. A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. He was born March 11, 1918, at York to Robert and Irene (Miller) Ems. He attended school in Arapahoe and graduated in 1936 from Arapahoe High School...
Dennis Gerald Awtry (01/17/08)
June 30, 1946 - Jan. 14, 2008 NORTH PLATTE -- Dennis G. Awtry, 61, of North Platte, died Monday (Jan. 14, 2008), at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born to Gerald and Doris Nelsen Awtry on June 30, 1946, near Curtis in his grandparents sod house. He grew up in McCook and graduated from McCook High School in 1964...
Charles Adrian Vap (01/16/08)
Nov. 1, 1933 - Jan. 12, 2008 LUDELL, Kan. -- Charles Adrian Vap, 74, died Saturday (Jan. 12, 2008), at his home near Ludell, Kan. He was born Nov. 1, 1933, in rural Ludell, to Charles and Theresa (Kopriva) Vap. He attended school in Atwood and graduated from Atwood High School in 1953. He later attended Colby Community College...
Elaine G. Mizell (01/16/08)
Dec. 15, 1917 - Jan. 14, 2008 TRENTON -- Elaine G. Mizell, age 90, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2008, at El Dorado Manor in Trenton. She was born on Dec. 15, 1917, to Hugo A. and Anna Selma (Stramp) VonSchuetz at Kanona, Kan. She graduated from Jennings High School in 1935, and then went on to Stewarts Beauty Academy in Topeka. She became a beautician from 1936 and retired in 1991...
Fern Elizabeth 'Betty' Wages (01/14/08)
Dec. 23, 1912-Jan. 11, 2008 ELWOOD -- Fern Elizabeth "Betty" Wages, 86, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2008), at Tri-County Hospital in Lexington. She was born Dec. 23, 1912, at Omaha, to Harry and Della (Reeder) Chapin. She graduated from Cozad High School in 1939...
Wayne K. Gillen (01/14/08)
April 12, 1932-Jan. 12, 2008 Wayne K. Gillen, 75, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008 at Community Hospital in McCook. On April 12, 1932, he was born in McCook to Lawrence and Elsie (Shuck) Gillen. He attended McCook Public Schools and earned his GED in 1972...
Margaret Lois (Goodin) Elliott (01/14/08)
Feb. 24, 1913 -- Jan. 11, 2008 Margaret Lois (Goodin) Elliott, 94, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2008), at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Lincoln. Margaret was born Feb. 24, 1913, in Hastings to Louis and Letty (Wightman) Goodin. She grew up in Hastings and graduated from Hastings High School in 1930. She attended Hastings College, graduating in 1934. She was a teacher in the Culbertson schools from 1934-1937...
Merlin L. Smith (01/11/08)
Dec. 28, 1927-Jan. 8, 2008 Merlin L. Smith, age 80, died in his home in McCook, on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008. Merlin was born at home in Beaver City on Dec. 28, 1927, to Albert and Birdie M. (Volgamore) Smith. He grew up in Beaver City and attended grade school and high school there, graduating in 1945...
James Lee Horn (01/11/08)
Jan. 15, 1942-Jan. 8, 2008 AURORA, Colo. -- James Lee Horn, 64, of Aurora, passed away, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, Jan 8, 2008. James was the owner of Hutchison Horn & Company, P.C. He was preceded in death by his father, Leslie Horn. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Connie; mother, Vera Mae Horn; brother, Charles (Patsy)Horn; daughter, Tiffiany (Ron) Oreskovich
Lewis 'Bud' A. Harmon (01/11/08)
Nov. 29, 1917-Jan. 8, 2008 Lewis "Bud" A. Harmon, age 90, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook. Bud was a life long resident of McCook. He was born on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 29, 1917, to Gerney L. and Madge M. (Anderson) Harmon at 608 West 3rd Street in McCook where he resided at the time of his death. He graduated from McCook High School in 1936 and attended McCook Junior College for a year...
Richard Brown Walker (01/11/08)
Feb. 8, 1928-Nov. 8, 2007 ARVADA, Colo. -- Richard Brown Walker, 79, died Nov. 8, 2007, at Denver, Colo. He was born Feb. 8, 1928 in Lebanon. to Emmett and Josie (Brown) Walker. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1945. He joined the U.S. Army and spent time stateside before leaving for Japan at the close of World War II...
Louis Lee Gipe (01/11/08)
March 25, 1928-Jan. 9, 2008 BIRD CITY -- Louis Lee Gipe, 79, died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2008), at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis. He was born March 25, 1928, in Cheyenne County, Kan. He was a farmer and worked at a grain elevator. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Williams) Gipe in 2001...
Evelyn Jochem (01/11/08)
VALENTINE -- Evelyn Jochem, 89, died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2008), at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include her daughters, Beverly Talkington and Sharon Tucker, both of McCook; a brother, Aubrey Lord of Valentine; a sister, Doris Cronin of Burwell; and a sister-in-law, Georgia Lord of Valentine...
Beverly Lorene Jurgens (01/11/08)
Aug. 2, 1924-Jan. 9, 2008 CURTIS -- Beverly Lorene Jurgens, 83, died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2008), at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born Aug. 2, 1924, to John Francis and Violet (Halsey) McDermott in Lincoln County, Neb. She grew up in Sommerset, and attended grade schools north and south of North Platte. She went to high school in Curtis graduating from University of Nebraska School of Agriculture in 1942...
Audrey Ann Klein (01/10/08)
ELWOOD -- Audrey Ann Klein, infant daughter of Steven and Elizabeth (Barger) Klein, has joined the Lord in Heaven. She was delivered on Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Survivors include her parents, Steven and Elizabeth Klein of Elwood; and grandparents, James and Cathy Barger of Trenton, Brent and Bev Klein of McCook and Debra Klein of Hastings.
Clarence Henry Bear (01/10/08)
June 14, 1919-Jan. 9, 2008 CAMBRIDGE -- Clarence Henry Bear, 88, died Wedneday (Jan. 9, 2008), at the Tri Valley Health System Cambridge Manor in Cambridge. He was born June 14, 1919, to William and Essie (Barry) Bear in Bloomington. He attended and graduated from Bloomington High School in 1938...
Angus Adair Myers (01/10/08)
June 26, 1922-Jan. 8, 2008 Angus Adair Myers, age 85, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. He was born in McCook to Angus G. and Murrell Iola (Ike) Myers on June 26, 1922. He graduated from McCook High School in 1940. He married Maxine E. Davidson in McCook on March 17, 1944. To this union, two daughters were born. They farmed and ranched south of McCook. He moved to Hillcrest Nursing Home in September of 2001...
Maxine A. McKillip (01/10/08)
Dec. 25, 1918-Jan. 8, 2008 HAYES CENTER -- Maxine A. McKillip, 89, died Tuesday (Jan. 8, 2008) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook She was born in Hayes County to Reese and Edith (Green) Evans on Dec. 25, 1918. She attended rural school through the ninth grade in Hayes Center...
Alice R. Kidd (01/10/08)
Feb. 7, 1939-Jan. 4, 2008 EVANS, Ga. -- Mrs. Alice Ruzicka Kidd, 68, of Evans, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. She was born on Feb. 7, 1939, at the family farm located south of Stratton, Neb., to the late Adolph and Mary (Michalicka) Ruzicka. ...
Robertta Lee Banning (01/10/08)
July 6, 1947-Jan. 8, 2008 ORLEANS -- Robertta Lee Banning, 60, died Tuesday (Jan. 8, 2008), at her home in Orleans. She was born July 6, 1947, to Robert LaVern Hester and Barbara Lee (Mehaffie) Hester in Oxford. She started school in Oxford and then the family moved to Fort Morgan, Colo., in 1953. ...
Arline Frances Sorensen (01/09/08)
July 19, 1919-Jan. 5, 2008 ARAPAHOE -- Arline Frances Sorensen, 88, died Saturday (Jan. 5, 2008) at C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. She was born July 19, 1919, at Indianola to Francis J. and Lily E. (Wood) Madden. She grew up on the family farm north of Indianola and attended grade school at Frontier County District No. 27...
Tressie Bell (Flood) Samson (01/09/08)
Dec. 1907-Jan. 6, 2008 LUDELL -- Tressie Bell (Flood) Samson, 100, died Sunday (Jan. 6, 2008), at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin. She was born Dec. 5, 1907, in a sod house south of Trenton to James Edward and Martha "Mattie" Elizabeth (Frakes) Flood. She completed eight years of country school at District No. 15...
Darlean R. Moreland (01/08/08)
Feb. 21, 1920-Dec. 31, 2007 CHAMPION -- Darlean R. Moreland, 87, died Dec. 31, 2007, in Lincoln. She was born Feb. 21, 1920, to Luther and Emily Barns. She was married to George Moreland. She was a member of the Chase County Historical Society, the Joys and Blisters Garden Club and the Champion Women's Club...
Edna Fern Ham (01/07/08)
Edna Fern Ham Feb. 24, 1918 - Jan. 5, 2008 BENKELMAN -- Edna Fern Ham was born Feb. 24, 1918, to Reece W. and Mayme E. (Morrison) Hardwick on a farm twelve miles north of Parks, in Dundy County. She attended grade school near her home in District 24 and graduated from Parks High School in 1934. Fern loved growing up on the farm and enjoyed taking piano lessons. Playing the piano was always a great source of enjoyment for her...
Richard D. Kennedy (01/07/08)
Richard D. Kennedy Dec. 3, 1917 - Dec. 31, 2007 LINCOLN -- Richard D. Kennedy, 90, of Lincoln, died Dec. 31, 2007. He was born Dec. 3, 1917, in rural McCook, to Joseph and Estelle (Harr) Kennedy. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska and served in the U.S. Army. During his service he was a Captain of the European Theater from 1942 - 1945...
Donell D. Sylvester (01/07/08)
Donell D. Sylvester ALBUQUERGUE, N.M., -- Donell D. Sylvester, 84 died Tuesday (Jan. 1, 2008). He received his Bachelor of Science in soil conservation from the University of Nebraska and his Master's degree in Range Management from the University of Wyoming. He started work as a rural school teacher and worked for the Soil Conservation Service in Nebraska and Wyoming. He finished his career as the New Mexico State Range Conservationist before retiring in 1984...
Emma E. Aguinaldo (01/07/08)
Emma E. Aguinaldo July 10, 1911-Dec. 12, 2007 CRIDERSVILLE, Ohio -- Emma Evelyn Aguinaldo died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at Cridersville, Ohio, at the age of 96. She was born July 10, 1911, at Atwood, Kan., the daughter of the late Clayton Albert and Mamie Ruth (Egelston) Martin. ...
Stanley Dween Rucker (01/07/08)
Stanley Dween Rucker March 2, 1921 - Jan. 4, 2008 HAYES CENTER -- Stanley Dween Rucker of Hayes Center died Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook. He was 86 years old. Stanley was born on March 2, 1921, to Claude L. and Elizabeth M. (Orman) Rucker at the family farm in Frontier County. He graduated from Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis in 1939...
Gerald E. Wine (01/04/08)
May 4, 1913-Jan. 3, 2008 IMPERIAL -- Gerald E. Wine, 94, died Thursday (Jan. 3, 2008), at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. He was born May 4, 1913, in rural Chase Couty. On Oct. 23, 1949, he married Arlene M. Trowbridge. He was a farmer/rancher in Chase County...
Iolene Marie (Hickert) Levendofsky (01/04/08)
July 3, 1927 - Dec. 30, 2007 BELLEVILLE, Kan. -- Iolene Marie (Hickert) Levendofsky, 80, died Sunday (Dec. 30, 2007) at the Belleville Hospital. She was born on a farm southeast of Jennings, Kan., July 3, 1927, to Albert and Amanda (Gilleece) Hickert. ...
Adda M. England (01/04/08)
June 21, 1935 - Dec. 24, 2007 KEARNEY -- Adda Marie (Bell) England was born June 21, 1935, in Norcatur, Kan., to Warren and Viola Bell. She died Dec, 24, 2007, in Kearney. She married John H. England, May 8, 1953, at the Assembly of God Church in Oberlin. To them were born three beautiful daughters, Deb, Robbi, and Terri Jo. She was baptized and was a member of the Methodist Church. She made her home in Wilsonville for many years before moving to Kearney in 1985...
David Grant Howard (01/04/08)
April 7, 1920 - Jan. 2, 2008 NORTH PLATTE -- David Grant Howard of North Platte, formerly of McCook, died Wednesday (Jan. 2, 2008) at his home. He was born April 7, 1920, at Cameron, Mo., to Wayne and Zephyr Vanila (Spore) Howard. He was a graduate of Cameron High School and he served in the U. S. Navy during World War II from 1941 to 1946...
Kenneth 'Wayne' Gates (01/04/08)
May 22, 1935 - Jan. 2, 2008 LINCOLN -- Kenneth "Wayne" Gates, 72, died Wednesday (Jan. 2, 2008) at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln. He was born May 22, 1935, to Kenneth C. and Clara Malinda (Nickerson) Gates in Hayes County. Wayne attended rural school in Hayes County, graduating from Hayes County High School in 1952...
Gary Gerdes (01/03/08)
Oct. 25, 1947 - Dec. 12, 2007 DENVER, Colo. -- Gary Gerdes, 60, died Dec. 12, 2007, after a long battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 25, 1947, to Chester and Helen Gerdes of Max. He was raised on a farm south of Max and attended school in Max and later in Stratton. He graduated from Stratton High School in 1965...
Mary Ellen Real Smith (01/03/08)
Dec. 2, 1922-Dec. 1, 2007 ARVADA, Colo. -- Mary Ellen Real Smith, 84, died Dec. 1, 2007, in Arvada, Colo., after a long battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 2, 1922, in Edgar, to John E. Real and Amy Z. Real-Mack. She later moved to McCook with her family...
Ruth M. Childers (01/03/08)
Oct. 30, 1917 - Jan. 1, 2008 CAMBRIDGE -- Ruth M. Childers, 90, died Tuesday (Jan. 1, 2008) at the Tri Valley Health Systems Cambridge Manor. She was born in Doniphan on Oct. 30, 1917, to Eddie W. and Clara 
(Fry) Harshfield. She graduated from Cambridge High School in 1935, then attended Kearney State Teachers College receiving her teaching certificate. She taught in rural schools at the Blue Top and Mount Zion country schools...
Gladys M. Sterr (01/03/08)
Aug. 20, 1921 - Dec. 29, 2007 DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Gladys M. Sterr, 86, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at the ManorCare Heath Services in Dubuque, Iowa. She was born in Indianola to Omar H. and Grace (Hartley) Harned on Aug. 20, 1921. She married Leland D. Sterr on Aug. 16, 1948, in North Platte. He preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 1995.
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Lowell James Colling (01/02/08)
Francis Eugene Young (01/02/08)
Eugene Frederick 'Del' Deleplancque (01/03/08)
Aug. 27, 1936 - Jan. 1, 2008 Eugene Frederick "Del" Deleplancque of McCook died Jan. 1, 2008, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was 71 years old. Del was born on Aug. 27, 1936, in Dacona, Colo., to Eugene and Helen (Dieck) Deleplancque. He graduated from Longmont High School in 1954...
Dale V Groshong (01/02/08)
Aug. 24, 1921 - Dec. 28, 2007 KEARNEY -- Dale V. Groshong, 86, formerly of Kearney and Denver, Colo., died Friday (Dec. 28, 2007) at the Nebraska Veterans Home in Grand Island. He was born Aug. 24, 1921, in Woodruff, Kan., to Albert C. and Bessie H. ...
Doris Elaine Lippold (01/02/08)
Oct. 24, 1920 - Jan. 1, 2008 TRENTON -- Doris Elaine Lippold, 87, died Tuesday (Jan. 1, 2008) at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born Oct. 24, 1920, in Ludell Township, in Rawlins County to Joseph and Ruth (Henningson) Goltl. She grew up on a farm in Rawlins County and attended Lonesome View District 17 and Herndon High School, graduating in 1938...