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Obituaries from June 2008

Norton K. Knedlik (06/30/08)
Aug. 13, 1917 - June 27, 2008 Norton K. Knedlik died Friday, June 27, 2008, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, Neb., at the age of 90. He was born Aug. 13, 1917, at Barnes, Kan., as the fourth of six children, to Matthew Knedlik second generation Bohemian immigrant and Edith (Dalrymple) Knedlik who was a fourth generation Scots American...
Bessie F. Wilcox (06/30/08)
July 10, 1908 - June 28, 2008 Bessie Florence Wilcox died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at the Hillcrest Nursing Home at the age of 99. She was born July 10, 1908, at Albion, Neb., the daughter of the late Edward and Fiora (Warnke) Meyers. She grew up in northeast Nebraska where she received her education. In 1925, Bessie came to Hitchcock County to visit a sister, Blanche and met Charles...
James Cerny (06/30/08)
Dec. 19, 1933 - June 28, 2008 KEARNEY -- James F. Cerny, 74, died Saturday (June 28, 2008) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born at Pleasant Hill on Dec. 19, 1933, to Henry and Frances (Andelt) Cerny. He grew up on a farm near Dorchester...
Matthew Jerome Snyder (06/30/08)
Dec. 12, 1959 - June 27, 2008 ARAPAHOE -- Matthew Jerome Snyder, 49, of Los Osos, Calif,, died on Friday (June 27, 2008) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He was born Dec. 12, 1959, in McCook to Robert and Patricia (Heiser) Snyder. He grew up in Arapahoe and was baptized, received his first communion and confirmed in the St. Germanus Catholic Church, in Arapahoe. He attended school in Arapahoe and graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1978...
Ann E. Rieger (06/30/08)
Jan. 22, 1919 - June 28, 2008 Ann E. Rieger died June 28, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook, Neb., at the age of 89. Ann was born Jan. 22, 1919, on the family farm north of Culbertson, Neb., the daughter of Frank A. and Anna (Wittwer) Miller. Ann graduated from Culbertson High School in 1937, and attended Barnes Business School in Denver, Colo...
Rudolph G. Faimon (06/27/08)
Sept. 21, 1924-June 26, 2008 NORTH PLATTE -- Rudy G. Faimon, 83, of North Platte, died June 26, 2008 at Centennial Park Retirement Village surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Bohumil and Mary (Hubl) Faimon on Sept. 21, 1924, at home, south of Stratton, Neb., where he grew up. He attended St. Joseph Military Academy in Hays, Kan., Assumption High School in Dwight, Neb., and St. Procopius College in Lisle, Ill. He returned home to help with the farm during the war years...
Clyde Louis Bolin (06/25/08)
Clifford Galen Schoup (06/27/08)
April 25, 1931 - June 25, 2008 Clifford Galen Schoup died Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, Neb., at the age of 77. He was born April 25, 1931, in McCook the son of the late Conrad and Amelia (Miller) Schoup. Clifford grew up in McCook and graduated from McCook High School in 1950...
Fern O. Anderson (06/26/08)
June 30, 1916 - June 25, 2008 OBERLIN -- Fern O. Anderson, 91, died Wednesday (June 25, 2008) at Decatur County Good Samaritan Center. She was born June 30, 1916, in Colorado to Ernest and Mary (Yingling) O'Hare. She grew up in the Lyle Community in Decatur County...
Constance 'Connie' E. Chrisman (06/25/08)
Aug. 5, 1914 - June 23, 2008 Constance "Connie" Ethelyn Malcolm Chrisman, mother, grandmother, friend and neighbor passed away peacefully on Monday, June 23, 2008, at her daughter's home in Denver, Colo. Constance was born Aug. 5, 1914, in Johnson County at Cook, Neb., the daughter of the late Theron W. and Virgia E. (Ethridge) Malcolm. When a little child her parents moved to Naponee, Neb., where her younger years were spent...
Kathleen Sue (Johnson) Alberts (06/20/08)
Agnes M. Baumann (06/20/08)
March 12, 1941 - June 18, 2008 CULBERTSON -- Agnes M. Baumann of Culbertson died Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at Bryan LGH Medical Center East in Lincoln. She was 67 years old. On March 12, 1941, she was born in McCook to Louise S. Monzon. She grew up and lived her life in the McCook and Culbertson area. She attended St. Patrick Catholic School...
Morris Merril Brown (06/19/08)
July 2, 1934 - May 8, 2008 EUGENE, Ore. --Morris Merril Brown died at Eugene, Oregon on May 8, 2008. He was born to Morris and Roxie (Schmidt) Brown on July 2, 1934, at their home south of Trenton, Neb. He attended country schools in Hitchcock County and graduated from Culbertson High School in 1952...
Harold J. Brown (06/19/08)
June 23, 1937 - June 12, 2008 CURTIS -- Harold J. Brown, 70, of Curtis, passed away June 12, 2008, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte, Neb. He was born June 23, 1937, in Frontier County, Neb., on a farm south of Curtis to Kenneth J. and Leona (Mann) Brown. He attended elementary and high school in Stockville and graduated with the class of 1955. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in September 1957 and served 1 years in Korea where he was a radio repairman...
Edna Ione Towne (06/16/08)
Jan. 29, 1917 - June 13, 2008 MAYWOOD -- Edna Ione (Davis) [Christensen] Towne went home to her Lord on June 13, 2008, at the age of 91, at North Platte, Neb. Edna was born Jan. 29, 1917 near White, Hayes County, Neb., to Elmer and Martha (Hoschouer) Davis. She was the fourth of nine children and the last survivor of them...
Delores E. Huss (06/16/08)
April 25, 1929 - June 13, 2008 LEXINGTON -- Delores E. Huss, 79, of Lexington, died Friday (June 13, 2008) at her home in Lexington. She was born April 25, 1929, at Stratton to Alois and Mary Anna (Sramek) Lorens. She attended school at Stratton, graduating from Stratton High School in 1947. She taught school for several years and worked in the Commercial National Bank at Stratton...
Dale Hiram Phillips (06/12/08)
Margaret L. Spence (06/12/08)
Krin Simeon (06/13/08)
Sept. 17, 1971 - June 10, 2008 KEARNEY -- Krin Gail (Matson) Simeon, 55, died Tuesday (June 10, 2008) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. She was born Feb. 13, 1953, to Erie and Gail (Phelps) Matson of Culbertson. On Sept. 17, 1971, she married Joe Simeon. Krin lived on the family farm, then moved to McCook with her mother after the death of her father, where she graduated from high school in 1971...
Dessa Frances Phares (06/13/08)
July 4, 1914 - June 10, 2008 IMPERIAL -- Dessa Frances Phares passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. She was 93 years old. Dessa was born on July 4, 1914, in Hayes County, Neb., to Logan Marion and Della Grace (DuVall) Richter. ...
Martin 'Marty' Huxoll (06/11/08)
April 6, 1936 - June 9, 2008 CAMBRIDGE -- Martin "Marty" Huxoll, age 72, of Cambridge, died at the Golden Care Center in Franklin, Neb., on June 9, 2008. He was born near Arapahoe, Neb., on April 6, 1936, to Fred and Louise ((Koteman) Huxoll. On Sept.10, 1955, Marty married Brenda King in Smithfield, Kan. Marty was a life long farmer...
Roseanel Lee Ransom (06/11/08)
ARLINGTON, VA. -- Roseanel Lee Ransom, age 79, passed away peacefully at Capital Hospice in Arlington, Va., with her husband by her side. She was born July 13, 1928, in Indianapolis, Ind., and was the daughter of the late Lee and Hannah (Michaelson) VanStrom...
Robert William Battreall (06/11/08)
March 1, 1928 -June 9, 2008 NORTH PLATTE -- Robert William Battreall, 80, of North Platte, died Monday (June 9, 2008) at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born March 1, 1928, in Hastings. He graduated from Lushton in 1945. He began his education career as a high school teacher in Pender in 1947...
Glen G. Arp (06/09/08)
July 31, 1937 - June 7, 2008 BRUSH, Colo. -- Glen G. Arp, 70, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2008, at his home. He was born July 31, 1937, in Lakeview, Iowa to Glen and Ordena Arp. Following his graduating from East High School in Sioux City, Iowa in 1955, Glen received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nebraska in 1969. He worked for AT&T in Omaha, Neb., and was transferred to Denver, Colo., in 1969. He lived in Broomfield for eight years, and then moved to Boulder...
Richard LeRoy Baxter (06/09/08)
April 19, 1928 - March 19, 2008 PALISADE -- Richard LeRoy Baxter, age 79, died Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Methodist Hospital in Omaha. Richard was born in Palisade to Arlie J. and Margaret E. (West) on April 19, 1928. He graduated from Palisade Public School in 1946...
Sidney C. Allen (06/06/08)
Aug. 18, 1924 - June 4, 2008 Sidney C. Allen died Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, Neb., at the age of 83. He was born Aug. 18, 1924, in Red Willow County, Neb., the son of the late Sidney Earl and Zetta May (Clement) Allen. He grew up in the Bartley and Cambridge area where he graduated from rural school...
Helen C. Franklin (06/04/08)
July 20, 1916 - June 2, 2008 BEAVER CITY -- Helen C. Franklin, 91, formerly of Beaver City, died Monday (June 2, 2008) at Creighton Care Center at Creighton. She was born July 20, 1916, in Newark, N.J., to Charles P. and Beulah (Joralemon) Canham. She grew up on the East Coast and graduated from Montclair High School in Montclair, N.Y., and Stoneleigh Women's Junior College. Following graduation, she worked in New York City for a couple of years...
Warren A. Rice (06/04/08)
June 21, 1934 - June 2, 2008 WILSONVILLE -- Warren A. Rice went to be with his Lord and Savior from the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on June 2, 2008 at the age of 73. He was born in Wilsonville, Neb., on June 21, 1934, to W. Albert and Eldine C. (Smaha) Rice. Warren attended and graduated from Wilsonville High School in 1952. He attended Doane College for two years...
Lora Linn Leichliter (06/03/08)
May 5, 1937 - May 31, 2008 NORCATUR, Kan. -- Lora Linn Leichliter, 71, died Saturday (May 31, 2008) in Denver, Colo. She was born May 5, 1937, in Norcatur, Kan., to K.G. and Irma Jaquetta (Railsback) Ward. She grew up in Norcatur and attended Norcatur grade school and high school...
Arlas Shawn Hazen (06/03/08)
Aug. 6, 1966 - May 31, 2008 MAYWOOD -- Arlas Shawn Hazen, 41, of Maywood, died Saturday (May 31, 2008) at the Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He was born on Aug. 6, 1966, at Red Willow County St. Catherine's Hospital in McCook to Alfred Dale and Donna Darlene (Gilliland) Hazen of Curtis...
Rosalie Drucilla (Volgamore) Carroll (06/02/08)
July 13, 1913 - May 29, 2008 CAMBRIDGE -- Rosalie Drucilla (Volgamore) Carroll died May 29, 2008. She was born July 13, 1913, to Robert and Augusta (Straub) Volgamore on the Volgamore farm, south of Beaver City. The second of three daughters, Rosalie was raised on the farm with her sisters, Pauline and ImoGene...
Francis J. Kircher (06/02/08)
Jan. 8, 1924 - May 30, 2008 INDIANOLA -- Francis J. Kircher died Friday, May 30, 2008, at Good Samaritan Care Center in Arapahoe. He was 84 years old. On Jan. 8, 1924, he was born in McCook to Fred H. and Anna Marie (Haag) Kircher. He graduated from Red Willow High School in 1942, and farmed all his life northwest of Indianola. He enjoyed hunting...
Wilmetta Evelyn Bonham (06/02/08)
Feb. 19, 1913 - May 30, 2008 BEAVER CITY -- Wilmetta Evelyn Bonham, 95, formerly of Beaver City, died Friday (May 30, 2008) at Lancaster Manor in Lincoln. She was born Feb. 19, 1913, at Edison to William and Leona (Neff) Arnold. She grew up in Edison, where she graduated from Edison High School in 1931. Following graduation she was employed by the Edison Telephone Company...