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Obituaries from February 2008

Marcella F. Carter (02/29/08)
May 9, 1935-Feb. 23, 2008 CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Marcella F. Carter, 72, died Feb. 23, 2008, at her home in Cheyenne. She was born May 9, 1935, at Holbrook to Henry and Carrie Lucas. She graduated from Holbrook High School in 1952. She worked for Bell Insurance and was a bookkeeper for Capitol City Excavating and Mike J. Thiel. She was most recently working part time as a bookkeeper for Carter Bros. Construction...
Kenneth 'Pete' Werner (02/29/08)
IMPERIAL -- Kenneth "Pete" Werner, 54, died Friday (Feb. 29, 2008), at Chase County Community Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Gwen of Imperial; daughters, Elizabeth and husband, James McCrumb of Imperial and Valarie Werner of Wauneta; sons, Tracy and wife, Kristy Werner of Kenne, Texas and Christopher Werner of Woodland, Calif.; sister, Barbara and husband, Joe Claus of Palisade; brothers, David Werner of Pailisa and Arthur and wife, Tammy Werner, also of Palisade; and eight grandchildren...
Lula M. Stapp (02/29/08)
May 23, 1917 - Feb. 28, 2008 CAMBRIDGE -- Lula M. Stapp, 90, died Thursday (Feb. 28, 2008) at the Cambridge Manor Tri Valley Health System. She was born in Frontier County southwest of Farnam on May 23, 1917, to John and Mable (Rose) Adkisson. She attended country school though the eighth grade...
Rodney Gene Nickerson (02/29/08)
Feb. 7, 1936 - Feb. 18, 2008 MODESTO, Calif. -- Rodney was born Feb. 7, 1936, to Roy L. and Nell E. (Plourd) Nickerson at Indianola. He departed this earth on Feb. 18, 2008, at Modesto, Calif. He grew up in Indianola and later McCook, graduating from McCook Senior High School in 1954. After relocating to California he was the owner of Specialty Sales Inc., in Modesto for more than 35 years...
Donna K. Carter (02/28/08)
June 20, 1940 - Feb. 26, 2008 KEARNEY -- Donna K. Carter, 67, of Kearney, died Tuesday, (Feb. 26, 2007) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born in Leon, Iowa on June 20, 1940, to Harlan and Rosa (Cooper) Kneedler. She was raised by her foster parents Emery and Lucille Quinn. She grew up in the Beaver City area attending Beaver City Schools...
Clyde W. Turrell (02/28/08)
Dec. 25, 1925 - Feb. 26, 2008 REXFORD. -- Clyde W. Turrell, 82, died Tuesday (Feb. 26, 2008) at Logan County Hospital in Oakley, Kan. He was born Dec. 25, 1925, to Joseph and Avis (Phillips) Turrell in Thomas County, Kan. He grew up on a farm north of Rexford and attended Hopewell School...
Donald J. 'Doc' McKillip (02/28/08)
Sept. 6, 1924 - Feb. 22, 2008 MORAGA, Calif. -- Don McKillip, former Athletic Director of St. Mary's College in Moraga, Calif., died in Concord surrounded by his family. Doc, as he was affectionately known, was a devoted family man, a caring collegiate administrator and a mentor to many athletes and students...
Virgil C. Cathcart (02/27/08)
April 4, 1919 - Feb. 26, 2008 OBERLIN -- Virgil C. Cathcart died Tuesday (Feb. 26, 2008) at Decatur County Hospital. He was born April 4, 1919, to Shirley D. and Bessie M. (Coulter) Cathcart in Decatur County. He attended country school and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1937. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during World War II...
Grace E. Cook (02/26/08)
Sept. 30, 1917 - Feb. 24, 2008 OBERLIN -- Grace E. Cook, 90, died Sunday (Feb. 24, 2008) at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. She was born Sept. 30, 1917, in Scott City, Kan., to Henry and Edith (Eikelberger) Wilken. She grew up in Scott County, Kan., and graduated from Scott City High School in 1937...
Iris Josephine Gummere (02/25/08)
Feb. 27, 1911 - Feb. 23, 2008 STRATTON -- Iris Josephine Gummere, 96, of Stratton, died Saturday (Feb., 23, 2008) at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born Feb. 27, 1911, at Culbertson, the daughter of Joe and Rena (Brown) McNiece, and grew up in the Culbertson area. She lived for three years in Upland, Calif., before returning to Culbertson, where she graduated from high school in 1930...
Nora 'June' Lehmann (02/25/08)
June 14, 1934 - Feb. 23, 2008 EUSTIS -- Nora "June" Lehmann, 73 of Eustis, died Saturday (Feb. 23, 2008) at her home in rural Eustis. She was born June 14, 1934, at rural Elwood to Frank and Josephine (Heny) Jorges. She attended the Salem parochial school...
Lester J. Bell (02/25/08)
Jan. 25, 1932 - Feb. 21, 2008 RED CLOUD -- Lester J. Bell, 76, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings. Lester was born Jan. 25, 1932, to Dora (Koch) Cook and Earl Bell in Rivertson. He attended school in Franklin County and graduated from Guide Rock High School in 1949...
Marjorie Delores (Faubion) Richardson (02/25/08)
Feb. 14, 1921 - Feb. 23, 2008 Marjorie Delores (Faubion) Richardson died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was 87. She was born on Feb. 14, 1921, to Leonard and Hazel (Thompson) Faubion. She grew up in Cambridge, where her father barbered. ...
Michael Theodore Macki (02/22/08)
July 19, 1951-Feb. 21, 2008 Michael Theodore Macki, 56, died Thursday (Feb. 21, 2008), at his home in McCook. He was born July 19, 1951, at Richland, Wash., to Emil Theodore and Duane Alta (Moore) Macki. He was in construction work. There are no local services...
Harvey William Hofman (02/21/08)
April 30, 1930 - Feb. 19, 2008 Harvey William Hofman was taken from us suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, to his heavenly home. He was 77 years old. Harvey was born on April 30, 1930, in Red Willow County to William and Henreietta ((Kisker) Hofman. He attended St. John's Parochial School through eighth grade. He graduated from McCook High School in 1948. Harvey served in the Nebraska National Guard for several years...
Harlan Edward Geihsler (02/20/08)
May 14, 1926 - Feb. 18, 2008 Harlan Edward Geihsler, age 81, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin. Harlan was born in Palisade on May 14, 1926, to Harold W. and Sophia M. (Kircher) Geihsler. He attended Palisade Public Schools...
Hubert H. Kohlmeier (02/20/08)
Sept. 25, 1914 - Feb. 18, 2008 CAMBRIDGE -- Hubert H. Kohlmeier, 93, died Monday (Feb. 18, 2008). He was born in Jericho Springs, Mo., on Sept 25, 1914, to John Henry and Katherine (Walters) Kohlmeier. The family moved to the Yuma, Colo., area where he spent much of his life...
Orlan Clarence Cole (02/20/08)
Sept 12, 1921 - Feb. 19, 2008 Orlan Clarence Cole died Tuesday Feb. 19 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook at the age of 86. He was born Sept. 12, 1921, in Hitchcock County, the son of the late George Clarence and Myrtle (Nealeigh) Cole. Orlan grew up on the family farm southwest of Culbertson and graduated from Trenton High School in 1939...
M. Ford Farber (02/20/08)
Oct. 4, 1935 - Feb. 18, 2008 NORTON, Kan. -- M. Ford Farber, 72, died Monday (Feb. 18, 2008), at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1935, near Hoxie to Willard and Eula Hamilton Farber. He married Shirley Sealock on Aug. 21, 1955, in Hoxie. They lived in Norton the last 34 years. He taught school and coached at junior high, senior high and junior colleges for 39 years. He was a graduated of Fort Hayes State University, where he received a bachelor's degree and later a master's in industrial arts...
Ray Hope (02/20/08)
Oct. 30, 1922 - Feb. 5, 2008 DENVER, Colo. -- Ray Hope, 85, died Tuesday (Feb. 5, 2008). He was born near Breckenridge, Texas, on Oct. 30, 1922, to Robert Ellis and Willie Ellen Hope and the youngest of triplets. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1943, and married Lola Maxine Goble of McCook in 1946. Ray lived and worked in McCook from 1946 to 1962...
Virgil Ervin Sines (02/19/08)
July 30, 1919 - Feb. 17, 2008 CAMBRIDGE -- Virgil Ervin Sines died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Cambridge. He was 88 years old. Virgil was born on July 30, 1919, at the family farm in Decatur County, to Lester David and Lela M. (VanPelt) Sines...
JoAnne Morris (02/19/08)
Nov. 5, 1931 - Feb. 17, 2008 JoAnne Morris died Sunday (Feb. 17, 2008) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born Nov. 5, 1931, at Lyle, Kan., the daughter of the late David Kenteth and Opal (Witt) Ankenman. She grew up in the Lebanon Community and graduated from Lebanon High School in 1949...
Earnest Earl Amsberry (02/18/08)
April 24, 1922 - Feb. 14, 2008 SNYDER, Colo. - Earnest Earl Amsberry, 85, died Thursday (Feb. 14, 2008), at the Colorado Plains Medical Center in Fort Morgan. He was born April, 24, 1922, in St. Francis to Alfred and Susanna (Talmon) Amsberry. He served his country in the U.S. Marines during World War II...
Pauline Nutt (02/18/08)
Aug. 29, 1913 - Feb. 15, 2008 CURTIS -- Pauline Roberta Poteet Nutt, 94, died Friday (Feb. 15, 2008), at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. She was born to Arthur and Stella (Hinton) Poteet at Curtis, on Aug. 29, 1913. She moved with her family to Wichita, Kan., to live with her grandparents after the death of her father. She attended schools in Wichita and worked in the grocery stores owned by her grandfather...
John Joseph 'Jason' Clancy (02/18/08)
July 23, 1935 - Feb. 13, 2008 HAYES CENTER -- John died on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008 at his home in Hayes Center. He was 72 years old. John was born to David William and Veronica (Scott) Clancy on July 23, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pa. He grew up and was schooled mainly in Philadelphia. ...
Terrance 'Terry' Harold Bridger (02/18/08)
May 29, 1944 - Feb. 13, 2008 OBERLIN -- Terrance "Terry" Harold Bridger, age 63, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, in Oberlin. He was born May 29, 1944, in Ilion, N.Y., to Harold H. and Virginia I. (Shaul) Bridger. He attended school in Mohawk, N.Y...
Wayne B. Allen (02/18/08)
Sept. 2, 1918 - Feb. 16, 2008 Wayne B. Allen died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook at the age of 89. He was born Sept. 2, 1918, in McCook, the son of the late Robert I. and Josephine (Stewart) Allen. Wayne grew up on the family farm north of Red Willow School on Red Willow Creek and attended Red Willow Consolidated School. He graduated from McCook High School in 1936...
Verneda 'Vernie' F. Stehno (02/15/08)
Feb. 19, 1923-Feb. 13, 2008 ATWOOD -- Verneda "Vernie" F. Stehno, 84, died Wednesday (Feb. 13, 2008), in Denver, Colo. She was born Feb. 19, 1923, to Anton and Anna Stehno of Atwood. She was raised in Atwood and attended nursing school in Denver. She later earned a master's degree in special education and taught learning disabled children in the Denver Public School system for many years...
Francis 'Fran' Joseph Wirth (02/15/08)
June 17, 1917-Feb. 14, 2008 GOTHENBURG -- Francis "Fran" Joseph Wirth, 90, died Thursday (Feb. 14, 2008) at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. He was born June 17, 1917, to William and Genevieve (Schneider) Wirth at Dunbar. He owned and operated a grade-A dairy farm in Dunbar. On June 18, 1947, he married Elizabeth Neuhalfen in Tampa, Fla...
William E. 'Bill' Pankonin (02/15/08)
Oct. 2, 1947-Feb. 12, 2008 BENKELMAN -- William E. "Bill" Pankonin, 60, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman, Neb. He was born Oct. 2, 1947, to Edward and Gladys (Pollard) Pankonin at Grant, Neb. Bill attended country school near Enders, Neb., until the sixth grade, then attended school in Enders for his seventh and eighth grade years. He finished the rest of his schooling in Imperial, Neb...
Ardis N. Callan (02/15/08)
Oct. 7, 1929 - Feb. 13, 2008 GRAND ISLAND -- Ardis Nadine Callan, 78, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Grand Island, Neb. She was the eldest of three children born Oct. 7, 1929, to Frank G. Hall and Treva (Greenlee) Hall in Frontier County, Neb...
Marjorie Mae Walters (02/13/08)
Jan. 10, 1918 - Jan. 8, 2008 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- Marjorie Mae Walters passed away in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 8, 2008, just two days before her 90th birthday. She was born Jan. 10, 1918, in Kansas City, Mo., and was adopted at an early age by Arthur E. and Florence (Houser) Walters. She grew up on a farm in Hitchcock County and attended rural school district 74 and graduated from Trenton High School...
Opal Louise Neff (02/12/08)
Oct. 22, 1929 - Feb. 8, 2008 ARVADA, Colo. -- Opal Louise Neff, 78, died Friday (Feb. 8, 2008) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lafayette, Colo. She was born Oct. 22, 1929, at Max to Ernest and Pearl (Lundbery) Lang. She moved with her family to the Denver, Colo., area, where she lived most of her life...
Clifford Bernard Mihm (02/12/08)
July 15, 1922 - Feb. 11, 2008 Clifford Bernard Mihm of Indianola died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook. He was 85 years old. Clifford was born on July 15, 1922, at Indianola to Fred Henry and Anna Marie (Kircher) Mihm. He attended Indianola Public Schools...
Wilmer G. 'Bill' Steinke (02/12/08)
July 20, 1924 - Feb. 10, 2008 Wilmer Gene "Bill'" Steinke died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook, at the age of 83. He was born July 20, 1924, the son of the late Fredrick William Emil and Pauline Dorotha (Hedke) Steinke. Bill grew up on the farm where he was born and graduated from rural school...
Don M. Stine (02/12/08)
CAMBRIDGE -- Don M. Stine, 77, of Cambridge died at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Feb. 10, 2008. He was born in Denver, Colo., to Herman and Eula (Stevens) Stine. Don graduated from North High School Class of 1948, in Denver. Don was the Colorado State Track Champion in the mile run. Don continued his college education on a track scholarship to University of Wyoming. He attained a Bachelor of Science in Education and Biology...
Evelyn L. Wolaver (02/11/08)
Dec. 3, 1938 - Feb. 7, 2008 ST. FRANCIS - Evelyn L. Wolaver, 69, of Saint Francis, , died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman, after numerous complications associated with lung cancer. She was born Dec. 3, 1938, at Carnegie, Okla., to Jack and Maudie (Perkins) Gandy. After graduating from high school, Evelyn married Ralph L. Wolaver and to this union five children were born Kim, Kay, Kathy, Ralph, Jr., and Greg...
Judy Carol (Baumbach) Perez (02/11/08)
March 26, 1944 - Feb 6, 2008 OMAHA -- Judy Carol (Baumbach) Perez, 63, died Wednesday Feb. 6, 2008, in Omaha. She was born March 26, 1944, in Roswell, N.M., to Howard and Nell Baumbach. The family moved to Indianola, where she grew up. On April 1, 1967, Judy married Ceasar "Ernie" Perez in Indianola. They lived in McCook, before moving to Omaha in 1974. They later divorced...
LeRoy Fisher (02/11/08)
Aug. 17, 1928 - Feb. 8, 2008 NORTH PLATTE -- LeRoy Fisher, 79, died Friday (Feb. 8, 2008) at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He was born Aug. 17, 1928, on a farm north of Hayes Center. He graduated from Hayes Center High School in 1946...
James Junior Jirik (02/11/08)
May 12, 1928 - Feb. 8, 2008 GAINESVILLE, GA. -- James Junior Jirik, a resident of Gainesville, Ga., died Feb. 8, 2008, of complications from congestive heart failure. Mr. Jirik was born in Palisade on May 12, 1928, and was a member of the Class of 1945, of Palisade High School. After attending Nebraska Wesleyan University for a brief period, Mr. Jirik served in the U.S. Navy from 1950 through 1954, achieving the rank of Fire Control Technician, First Class...
Naomi Annette Meitl (02/08/08)
July 25, 1964-Feb. 6, 2008 DRESDEN - Naomi Annette Meitl, 43, died Wednesday (Feb. 6, 2008) at her home in Dresden. She was born July 25, 1963, at Kansas City, Kan., to Paul and Jeanette (Shirley) Reis. She was raised in Grapevine, Texas, where she attended school...
Thelma Walker (02/08/08)
Aug. 27, 1933 - Feb. 6, 2008 LINDSBORG, Kan.-- Thelma Walker, 74, formerly of Oberlin, died Wednesday (Feb. 6, 2008) in Hutchinson. She was born Aug. 27, 1933, in Jennings, Kan., to Marion C. and Rozella B. (Brown) Brock. She grew up in Jennings and graduated from Jennings High School...
Russell Lynn Gohl (02/08/08)
Dec. 12, 1954 - Feb. 6, 2008 HAYES CENTER -- Russell Lynn Gohl of Hayes Center died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at UNL Medical Center in Omaha after a valiant and courageous battle with cancer. He was 53 years old. Russ was born on Dec. 12, 1954, in McCook to William F. and Melva A. (Korell) Gohl. He graduated from Hayes Center High School in 1973. He continued his education at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln graduating in 1977...
Bertha Marie Monter (02/07/08)
April 25, 1911 - Feb. 5, 2008 ARAPAHOE -- Bertha Marie Monter, 96, died Tuesday (Feb. 5, 2008) at C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. She was born April 25, 1911, in Gosper County to Charles and Emilie (Hinz) Gehring. She was baptized and confirmed at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, north of Arapahoe. She attended the Lone Tree and Immanuel Lutheran schools...
Alda Jane Pearson (02/07/08)
Dec. 10, 1919 - Feb. 6, 2008 BENKELMAN -- Alda Jane Pearson, 88, formerly of Stratton and Palisade, died Wednesday (Feb. 6, 2008), at Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman. She was born Dec. 10, 1919, at McCook, the youngest of seven children born to Archibald and Mamie (Mar) McKillip. She spent her childhood on the family farm in Hayes County...
James A. Mutschler (02/07/08)
Dec. 11, 1936 - Feb. 5, 2008 STRATTON --James A. Mutschler, 71, of Stratton, died Tuesday (Feb. 5, 2008), at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman. He was born Dec. 11, 1936, at Geneva, Iowa to Fred and Maria (Sailer) Mutschler, and grew up in the Geneva area where he attended school...
Orla Hobson Leitner Harbour (02/06/08)
Oct. 24, 1917 - Feb. 7, 2008 OKMULGEE, Okla. -- Orla Hobson Leitner Harbour, 90, of Okmulgee, formerly of Enid, Okla., died Monday (Feb. 4, 2008), in Highland Park Nursing Home in Okmulgee. She was born Oct. 24, 1917, in Hill City, Kan., to Orrell and Ethel Hobson. The family moved to a rural area near McCook. She graduated high school and went to college in Kearney to become a teacher. She taught school in a rural setting near McCook...
Lila Mae Holsman (02/06/08)
Nov. 20, 1938 - Feb. 4, 2008 OBERLIN -- Lila Mae Holsman, 69, died Monday (Jan. 4, 2008) at Decatur County Hospital. She was born Nov. 20, 1938, to Chester and Grace (Larson) Withington, in Milliken, Colo. She grew up and attended school in Greeley, Colo., Herndon and Atwood...
Alvina Marie Unger (02/06/08)
Nov. 19, 1908 - Feb. 4, 2008 OBERLIN -- Alvina Marie Unger, 99, died Monday (Feb. 4, 2008), at Decatur County Good Samaritan Center. She was born Nov. 19, 1908, in Augusta, Mo., to Fritz and Olinda (Knoernschild) Fuhr. She grew up in Augusta and attended Christ Lutheran School and August High School, graduating in 1926...
Irene Mary (Witte) Kubik (02/05/08)
April 23, 1911 - Feb. 4, 2008 CAMBRIDGE -- Irene Mary (Witte) Kubik, 96, died Monday (Feb. 4, 2008), at Cambridge Manor. She was born to Clement and Elisabeth (Ostdiek) Witte on a farm east of Lawrence, Kan., on April 23, 1911. She attended grade school at St, Stevens Parochial School in Lawrence...
Myrna Sue Keller (02/05/08)
Nov. 3, 1933 - Feb. 4, 2008 TRENTON -- Myrna Sue Keller ended her courageous battle on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at El Dorado Nursing Home in Trenton. She was 74 years old. Myrna was born on Nov. 3, 1933, in Harlan County to Arthur William and Lucille Evelyn (Borges) Fruhling. She attended school in Trenton...
Merlin Alben Cook (02/05/08)
Aug. 19, 1945 - Feb. 1, 2008 BARTLEY -- Merlin Alben Cook of Bartley, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook. His was 62 years old. Merlin was born on Aug. 19, 1945, in Scott City, Kan., to Wade A. and Grace E. (Wilken) Cook. ...
Bessie Elizabeth Downey (02/04/08)
May 12, 1909 - Feb. 2, 2008 CAMBRIDGE -- Bessie Elizabeth Downey, 98, died Saturday (Feb. 2, 2008) at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She was born May 12, 1909, on a farm near Cambridge to Paul and Pauline Ogorzolka. She attended school in Furnas County District 42...
Ruby E. Wennihan (02/04/08)
Sept. 15, 1919 - Feb. 1, 2008 OBERLIN -- Ruby E. Wennihan, 88, died Friday (Feb. 1, 2008) at Decatur County Good Samaritan Center. She was born Sept. 15, 1919, in Clayton, Kan., to John Martin and Laura Esther (Leichliter) Guy. She grew up and attended school in in the Clayton and Jennings area...
Paul S. Sass (02/04/08)
June 3, 1936 - Feb. 1, 2008 OBERLIN -- Paul S. Sass, 71, died Friday (Jan. 1, 2008), at Decatur County Hospital. He was born June 3, 1936, in Haigler to Clarence Harr and Ida Ella (Redden) Sass. He grew up in rural Haigler and attended Haigler Public Schools...
Patricia Jean Swanson (02/01/08)
Richard Kirkland Strayer (02/04/08)
Jan. 14, 1922 - Feb. 2, 2008 FORT WORTH, Texas -- Richard Kirkland Strayer, 86, beloved father of Brenda and Lori passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, in Fort Worth. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday at Genesis United Methodist Church in Fort Worth. Burial will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth...
Everett B. Stamm (02/04/08)
Jan. 30, 1919 - Jan. 31, 2008 BENKELMAN -- Everett B. Stamm, 89, a lifelong resident of Dundy County, departed this present life, and entered into his new life, on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Chase County Hospital in Imperial. He was born Jan. 30, 1919, to Ernest John and Zella Blanche (Bernard) Stamm and lived with his parents on the Jake Rossmiller farm three miles northwest of Benkelman, and later moved to the Heiner farm in the Pleasant Valley area. ...
Phillip James Vontz (02/01/08)
Aug. 28, 1931 - Jan. 31, 2008 PAXTON -- Phillip James Vontz, 76, died Thursday (Jan. 31, 2008) at his home in Paxton after a long battle with cancer. He was born to Marion and Elda (Colling) on Aug. 28, 1931, in Indianola. He graduated from Indianola High School in 1949. He spent 21 years a lifetime career in the U.S. Air Force. He served in the South Pacific, VietNam, Alaska, Hawaii and Tiawain...
Doris Wilhelms (Hubl) Adams (02/01/08)
Sept. 7, 1923 - Jan. 31, 2008 ATWOOD -- Doris Adams passed into eternal rest Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Rawlins County Hospital at the age of 84. Born Doris Hinderike Wilhelms on Sept. 7, 1923, in rural Webster County near Rosemont, the daughter of Carl M. and Eisine (Ida) (Hoppen) Wilhelms, she was the second child in a family of six. She was raised in the Presbyterian faith. Following graduation from Blue Hill High School in 1940, she was employed as a rural school teacher...
Josephine Maria McPhillips (02/01/08)
March 20, 1925 - Jan. 31, 2008 Josephine Maria McPhillips died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, following a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 82 years old. Josephine was born on March 20, 1925, to Josef and Maria (Schierlinger) Reiner in Schrobenhausen, Germany. ...
Bonnie D. Wendland-Pfeiffer (02/01/08)
May 9, 1935 - Jan. 31, 2008 ARAPAHOE -- Bonnie D Wendland-Pfeiffer, 72, formerly of Holbrook, died Thursday (Jan. 31, 2008) at the Elwood Care Center in Elwood. She was born May 9, 1935, at Arapahoe to Walter L. and D. Velma (Dunlap) Breinig. She was baptized into faith in 1943, at the First United Methodist Church in Arapahoe. She graduated from Arapahoe High School with the class of 1953...