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Obituaries from January 2011

Paula Jolene Gonzales (01/31/11)
Everett Lee McMillen (01/31/11)
Gwendolyn 'Gwen' Arline Riemer (01/31/11)
Floyd Duane 'Corky' Breinig (01/31/11)
Aug. 10, 1933--Jan. 27, 2011 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Floyd Duane "Corky" Breinig, 77, died Thursday (Jan. 27, 2011) at Holdrege Memorial Homes. He was born Aug. 10, 1933, to Floyd and Mamie (King) Breinig on a farm southwest of Arapahoe. He graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1950...
Thomas Michael O'Neil (01/31/11)
March 30, 1950--Jan. 27, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Thomas Michael O'Neil, 60, passed away Thursday (Jan. 27, 2011), at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born in McCook on March 30, 1950, to William P. and Catherine M. (Boehm) O'Neil. He attended St. Patrick's Grade School. While there, he served as an altar boy and played basketball on the Knight's team. He was a 1967 Golden Glove Boxer...
Shirley M. Gonzales (01/31/11)
June 26, 1935--Jan. 27, 2011 OMAHA, Nebraska -- Shirley was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and favorite aunt. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Josephine Lee; and three brothers. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Al, formerly of McCook, Nebraska; sons, James and wife, Belle Gonzales and Michael and wife, Trisha Gonzales, all of Omaha; daughters, Rachelle and husband, John of Lincoln, Nebraska, Christine and husband, Richard Shanahan of Lincoln, Debra and husband, Michael Lee of Dallas, Texas, and Linda and husband, Tim Schleisman of Omaha; grandchildren, Kaitlin, Cassondra, Lexi, Emily, Zachary, Chloe, Alissa, Nicholas, Vanessa, Amber, T.J., Ethan, Samantha, Ashlyn, Aden, and Alivia; three sisters; one brother; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Kent W. Lueking (01/31/11)
June 23, 1926-Jan. 27, 2011 OXFORD, Nebraska -- Funeral services for Kent W. Lueking will be conducted from the St. John's Lutheran Church of Oxford, Nebraska, on Tuesday, 2 p.m., with the Rev. Dale Hedstrom officiating. Interment is in the Oxford Cemetery with military honors provided by the Oxford American Legion Post No. 219 in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corp Military Honors Team...
Phyllis A. Gardner (01/31/11)
March 15, 1937--Jan. 28, 2011 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Phyllis Ann Gardner was born to C. Merle Ketler and Eva (Cooley) Ketler on March 15, 1937, in rural Dundy County, Nebraska. She passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday (Jan. 28, 2011), at the Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman...
Melvin 'Mel' K. Reiners (01/31/11)
June 21, 1935-Jan. 26, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Melvin "Mel" K. Reiners, 75, passed away on Wednesday (Jan. 26, 2011), at his residence. He was born on June 21, 1935, in McCook to Emil "Slim" R. and Lillian A. (Orman) Reiners. Mel was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, the McCook Volunteer Fire Department and the American Legion Post No. 203. He served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed walking, boating and fishing, and visiting with his morning coffee group...
Kent W. Lueking (01/28/11)
June 23, 1926-Jan. 27, 2011 OXFORD, Nebraska -- Funeral services for Kent W. Lueking will be conducted from the St. John's Lutheran Church of Oxford, Nebraska on Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dale Hedstrom, officiating. Interment will be in the Oxford Cemetery with military honors provided by the Oxford American Legion Post No. 219 in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corp Military Honors Team...
Galen Carlysle Fisher (01/28/11)
Sept. 18, 1961--Jan. 25, 2011 BAY CITY, Texas -- Galen Carlysle Fisher was born Sept. 18, 1961, in McCook, Nebraska, to Betty and Richard "Dick" Fisher. He grew up and went to school in McCook. He joined the U.S. Army and served his country for a year and a half before being given an honorable discharge...
Wesley Fox (01/27/11)
April 30, 1922--Jan. 24, 2011 ELWOOD, Nebraska -- Wesley Fox, 88, died Monday (Jan. 24, 2011), at Elwood Care Center in Elwood. He was born April 30, 1922, on the family farm near Alta, Illinois to Norvin S. and Maymee I. (Case) Fox. He graduated high school in Dunlap, Illinois. He went on to Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa and received his Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture education in 1944. He would teach ag. education classes in Ankeny and Bondurant, Iowa...
Louis George Solko (01/27/11)
June 14, 1923--Jan. 25, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Louis George Solko, 87, passed away Tuesday (Jan. 25, 2011), at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. Louis was born June 14, 1923, in Herndon, Kansas to the late Carl and Anna (Barenburg) Solko. He grew up and attended school in Herndon. ...
Richard A. Klein (01/27/11)
Jan. 25, 1933--Jan. 25, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Richard Allen Klein, 78, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday (Jan. 25, 2011), his 78th birthday, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born Jan. 25, 1933, in McCook, Nebraska, the son of the late Jacob L. ...
Louis G. Solko (01/26/11)
June 14, 1923-Jan. 25, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Louis George Solko, 87, died Tuesday (Jan. 25, 2011), at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. He was born June 14, 1923, in Herndon, Kansas, the son of the late Carl and Anna (Barenberg) Solko. Mass of Christian burial is Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at St. James Catholic Church in Trenton, Nebraska...
Larry E. Evans (01/26/11)
May 12, 1950--Jan. 29, 2011 SMITHFIELD, Nebraska -- Larry Eugene Evans, 60, passed away on Monday (Jan. 24, 2011), at his home southwest of Smithfield. Larry was born May 12, 1950, in Oxford, Nebraska, the youngest of two children born to Melvin and Berdina (Schievelbein) Evans. He received his education from Elwood Public Schools...
Helen Delores Neiman (01/26/11)
Jan. 26, 1937--Jan. 24, 2011 NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska -- Helen D. Neiman, 73, passed away Monday (Jan. 24, 2011), at Linden Court in North Platte. She was born Jan. 26, 1937, in Imperial, Nebraska to Clarence C. and Jessie Mae Cornelius Erlewine. She graduated from Perkins County High School in 1955. She attended the McCook School of Cosmetology in 1956...
Lois A. (Sturek) McKenney (01/25/11)
Jan. 2, 1935--Jan. 22, 2011 HOLBROOK, Nebraska -- Lois A. (Sturek) McKenney, 76, formerly of St. Paul and Grand Island, Nebraska died Saturday (Jan. 22, 2011), at The Monarch in Lincoln, Nebraska. Lois was born in Kearney on Jan. 2, 1935, to Warren and Esther (Kuhns) Walters. She retired in 2002 as a monitor technician at St. Francis Hospital in Grand Island...
Karolyn Dora Howard (01/25/11)
Oct. 4, 1932--Jan. 21, 2011 GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- Karolyn Dora Howard, 78, passed away Friday (Jan. 21, 2011), at Golden Living Center-Lakeview in Grand Island. Karolyn was born Oct. 4, 1932, in Benkelman, Nebraska to Frank and Hazel (Trout) Stute. She was baptized into faith at Methodist Episcopal Church on Aug. 29, 1937, and later confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church, both in Benkelman...
Denzil L. Sears (01/25/11)
May 26, 1931--Jan. 23, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Denzil L. Sears, 79, died Sunday (Jan. 23, 2011), at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on May 26, 1931, to Clarence and Hazel (Wolfe) Sears. He grew up in the Wilsonville, Nebraska area and graduated from Wilsonville High School in 1948. In December of 1951, he joined the U.S. Air Force and received a medical discharge in April of 1952...
Kailee Nicole Clapp (01/24/11)
McCOOK, Nebraska -- Kailee Nicole Clapp died at the age of 14. She was born July 2, 1996, in McCook, the daughter of Kelly and Nora (Dale) Clapp. She was a freshman at McCook High School, who enjoyed being with classmates and friends, and playing volleyball in junior high...
D. Irene Loghry (01/24/11)
Aug. 7, 1924--Jan. 22, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Dorothy Irene Loghry, 86, formerly of Maywood, Nebraska, died Saturday (Jan. 22, 2011), at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Arthur County, Nebraska to Howard and Bessie (Crapenhoft) Vaughn. ...
Mildred Marie Buschkoetter (01/24/11)
March 15, 1934--Jan. 21, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Mildred Marie Buschkoetter, 76, passed away Friday (Jan. 21, 2011) at Community Hospital in McCook. Mildred was born on March 15, 1934, in Bostwick, Nebraska to Alvin V. and Charlotte C. (Schroer) Witte. She attended school at St. Stephen's Parochial School near Lawrence, Nebraska...
Lavone Louise Rozmiarek (01/24/11)
June 8, 1945--Jan. 22, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Lavone Louise Rozmiarek, 65, passed away Saturday (Jan. 22, 2011) at the Cambridge Manor. Lavone was born on June 8, 1945, in Gothenburg, Nebraska. Her parents were Jesse Marvin and Delores Darlene (Ostendorf) Dutcher. She graduated from Culbertson High School in Culbertson, Nebraska in 1963. She later continued her education at McCook Community College in McCook, Nebraska...
Dole Harold Metcalf (01/21/11)
Feb. 6, 1929--Jan. 19, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Dole Harold Metcalf, 81, died Wednesday (Jan. 19, 2011), at the Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin. He was born Feb. 6, 1929, in Decatur County, Kansas, to Elmer and Vida May (Berry) Metcalf. He was raised on the family farm in Harlan Township northeast of Oberlin. He attended country school and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1946...
Arrina M. 'Irene' Roose (01/21/11)
May 18, 1922--Jan. 17, 2011 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Arrina M. "Irene" Roose, 88, Independence, Kansas, formerly of Benkelman, died Monday (Jan. 17, 2011), at the Mercy Hospital in Independence. She was born May 18, 1922, in Laird, Colorado to Arthur A. and Gladys Pearl (Lovell) Hanshaw. In 1936, she and her family moved to Parks, Nebraska. She graduated from Parks High School in May of 1941...
Larry Duane Clark (01/21/11)
Aug. 31, 1943--Jan. 18, 2011 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Larry Duane Clark, 67, died Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2011), at his home near Benkelman. He was born Aug. 31, 1943, in Benkelman to Charles L. and Virginia Mae (Evans) Clark. Larry attended country school near his home and continued his education at Benkelman High School where he was a member of the graduating class of 1961...
Arrina M. 'Irene' Roose (01/20/11)
BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Arrina M. "Irene" Roose, 88, died Monday (Jan. 17, 2011), at Mercy Hospital in Independence, Kansas. Funeral services are Monday, 10 a.m. MST, at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with the Rev. Steve Butler officiating. Interment will follow at the Benkelman Cemetery...
Larry Duane Clark (01/20/11)
BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Larry Duane Clark, 67, died Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2011), at his home near Benkelman. Funeral services are Friday, 10:30 a.m. MST, at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with Larry Forch Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at the Benkelman Cemetery...
Glenda Kay Critchfield (01/20/11)
March 23, 1956--Jan. 18, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Glenda Kay Critchfield, 54, passed away Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2011), at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha after a courageous battle with leukemia. Glenda was born on March 23, 1956, in McCook to Walter Ray "Pinky" and Thelma June (Meissner) Warburton. She graduated from McCook High School in 1975. In 1976, she was united in marriage to Martin Critchfield in McCook. To this union two children, Gabriel and Stacy, were born...
Jeanette Sulzman (01/19/11)
March 13, 1934--Jan 18, 2011 GOODLAND, Kansas -- Jeanette Sulzman, 76, died Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2011), in Goodland. She was born March 13, 1934, in Sheridan County, Kansas, to William and Betty (Zodrow) Sulzman. She was raised on a farm near Selden, Kansas. She graduated from Leoville High School in 1952, Marymount College in Salina, Kansas, and St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, where she received both her master's degree and doctorate...
Jean Ann Leitner (01/19/11)
June 3, 1952--Jan. 17, 2011 HERNDON, Kansas -- Jean Ann Leitner, 58, died Monday (Jan. 17, 2011), at Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. She was born June 3, 1952, in McCook, Nebraska, to Charles and Virginia (Grafel) Portschy. She was raised in Herndon. She graduated from Herndon High School in 1970 and Fort Hays State University in 1974...
Marie Jean Vavroch (01/19/11)
Oct. 17, 1928--Dec. 11, 2010 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Marie Jean (Hickert) Vavroch, 82, died Dec. 11, 2010 in Oberlin. She was born Oct. 17, 1928, in Jennings, Kansas. She was a homemaker and former teacher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charley; parents, Henry and Theresa (Robben) Hickert; and two brothers, Marcellus and Norman Hickert...
Steve Jussel (01/17/11)
Darrel Raymond Youngs (01/18/11)
June 10, 1934--Jan. 16, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Darrel Raymond Youngs was born June 10, 1934 in Dresden, Kansas to Chet and Opal (Davis) Youngs. He passed away Sunday (Jan. 16, 2011), in McCook, surrounded by his family and friends. He was raised a Kansas boy, living south of Lenora until the family moved to Oberlin where he graduated from high school in 1952. ...
Douglas Wayne Tidyman (01/19/11)
Dec. 9, 1956--Jan. 21, 2011 HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- Douglas Wayne Tidyman, 54, passed away on Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2011), at the Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege. Funeral services for Douglas W. Tidyman will be conducted from the First United Methodist Church in Holdrege on Friday, 2 p.m., with the Rev. Dale Lambert officiating. Interment will be in the Prairie Home Cemetery in Holdrege...
Edwin William Henry Meyer (01/18/11)
Jan. 15, 1912--Jan. 15, 2011 ST. FRANCIS, Kansas -- Edwin William Henry Meyer, 99, died Saturday (Jan. 15, 2011), at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis. He was born Jan. 15, 1912, in Smyrna, Nebraska. He was a farmer and rancher. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby (Wright) Meyer; and great-grandson, Rick Straub...
Jesse Ray Korell (01/18/11)
Oct. 1, 1983--Jan. 16, 2011 HAYES CENTER, Nebraska -- Jesse Ray Korell, 27, lifetime resident of rural Hayes Center, passed away Sunday (Jan. 16, 2011), as a result of a farming accident. Jesse was born Oct. 1, 1983, in Grant, Nebraska to Kenneth E. and Christie L. (Rutherford) Korell. He graduated from Hayes Center High School with the class of 2002, earning all-state defensive end in football...
Morris L. Cook (01/17/11)
Dec. 21, 1920--Jan. 3, 2011 DENVER, Colorado -- Morris L. Cook, 90, former resident of McCook, Nebraska, passed away on Jan 3, 2011, at his home in Denver. He was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on Dec. 21, 1920, the son of the late W.L. "Lafe" and Carolyn "Cookie" (Blair) Cook. ...
Sharon Faye Goscha (01/17/11)
April 5, 1945--Jan. 15, 2011 SALINA, Kansas -- Sharon Faye Goscha, 65, died Saturday (Jan. 15, 2011), at Hospice of Salina. She was born in McCook, Nebraska on April 5, 1945, the daughter of the late Robert R. "Whitey" and Edith Mae (Mitchem) Wright...
Hubert Mumm (01/17/11)
Sept. 19, 1920--Jan. 16, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Hubert Mumm, 90, died Sunday (Jan. 16, 2011), at Good Samaritan Society-Decatur County in Oberlin. He was born Sept. 19, 1920, northwest of Selden, Kansas in Sheridan County, Kansas, to Gottfried and Sarah (McDonald) Mumm. He was raised on a farm northwest of Selden and graduated from Selden Rural High School in 1929...
Leigh Davis (01/14/11)
Feb. 6, 1959--Jan. 13, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Leigh Davis, 51, died Thursday (Jan. 13, 2011), at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kansas. She was born Feb. 6, 1959, in Hays, Kansas, to D.J. and Judy Broadbrooks Daivs. She was raised in Norton, Kansas. She attended Norton grade and high schools, graduating in 1977. She then attended Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kansas, receiving her master's degree in education...
Kathryn Ann Wall (01/14/11)
Oct. 26, 1922--Jan. 12, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Kathryn Ann Wall, 88, died Wednesday (Jan. 12, 2011), at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born Oct. 26, 1922, in Indianola, Nebraska, the daughter of the late George and Emillie (Fritz) Wall. In November of 1922, Kathryn was baptized at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Indianola, and was later confirmed on May 3, 1936, at Trinity Lutheran Church. ...
Freda Olson (01/14/11)
May 24, 1911--Jan. 12, 2011 GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- Freda Olson, 99, passed away Jan. 12, 2011, at Golden Living Center-Lakeview in Grand Island. She was born May 24, 1911, in McCook, Nebraska. Services are Monday, 10:30 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in McCook. Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook...
Patricia 'Pat' Ann Thompson (01/14/11)
March 15, 1950--Jan. 12, 2011 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Patricia "Pat" Ann Thompson, 60, died Wednesday (Jan. 12, 2011), at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. She was born in Cambridge, Nebraska on March 15, 1950, to Paul and Velma (Volkman) Banzhaf. Pat attended country school at Orafino and later high school in Cambridge graduating in 1968...
Robert Freeland Walker (01/14/11)
Dec. 27, 1922--Dec. 25, 2010 HUDSON, Colorado -- Robert Freeland Walker was born Dec. 27, 1922, to Josephine Bell Brown Walker and Emmit Lee Walker at Grandfather Brown's farm located southeast of Indianola, Nebraska. He grew up in the Lebanon and Indianola areas of Nebraska. He attended country schools for three years and moved to the Lebanon area where he attended grade school and graduated from Lebanon High School in 1941...
Paul L. Vlasin (01/13/11)
June 7, 1946--Jan. 8, 2011 IMPERIAL, Nebraska -- Paul L. Vlasin, 64, died Saturday (Jan. 8, 2011), at the Perkins County Community Hospital. He was born to Dorothy (Johnson) and Stanley Vlasin on June 7, 1946, in Grant, Nebraska. He was baptized into the Catholic faith at the Resurrection Church in Elsie, Nebraska. ...
Benjamin A. Duckworth (01/13/11)
GARDEN CITY, Michigan -- Benjamin A. Duckworth, 71, died Saturday (Jan. 8, 2011). He was a beloved husband of the late Barbara; dear father of Jennifer (John) Sage and Lynnette (Mike) Hom; grandfather of Ben, Nate, Matt, and Jack; brother of Joyce (Erwin) Cushing and Ron (Lynda)...
Freda L. Olson (01/13/11)
May 24, 1911--Jan. 12, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Freda Lucille Olson, 99, died Wednesday (Jan. 12, 2011), at the Lake View Nursing Home in Grand Island, Nebraska. She was born May 24, 1911, in McCook, Nebraska, the daughter of the late John Fred and Eurilla (Fitch) Adams. Freda grew up in McCook and graduated from McCook Senior High in 1929. She began her employment as a secretary in the county extension office...
Patricia 'Pat' Ann Thompson (01/13/11)
March 15, 1950--Jan. 12, 2011 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Patricia "Pat" Ann Thompson, 60, died Wednesday (Jan. 12, 2011), at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. She was born in Cambridge, Nebraska on March 15, 1950, to Paul and Velma (Volkman) Banzhaf. Pat attended country school at Orafino and later high school in Cambridge graduating in 1968...
Nila Faye Wesch (01/12/11)
Nov. 27, 1920 - Jan. 10, 2011 Nila Faye (Post) Wesch, 90, passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Society-Decatur County in Oberlin, Kansas. Nila was born Nov. 27, 1920, in southwest Decatur County, Kansas, to Lewis Arden Post and Minerva (Huber) Post. ...
Wayne Sharp (01/11/11)
ENDERS, Nebraska -- Wayne Sharp, 90, died Sunday (Jan. 9, 2011), at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. He is survived by his four daughters, Donna Messerer and husband, Jim of Axtell, Nebraska, Ruth Lindholm and husband, Steve of Parker, Colorado, Janette Peterson of Enders, and Sandra Hoffman and husband, John of McPherson, Kansas; son, Daryl and wife, Julie of Imperial, Nebraska; sisters, Neva Canfield and husband, John of Sacramento, California, Veraldine Hnasen of Sacramento, California, and Zella Chamberlain of Littleton, Colorado; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Kenneth Stuckwisch (01/10/11)
WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Kenneth Stuckwisch, 81, died Sunday (Jan. 9, 2011), at Heritage of Wauneta Nursing Home. He is survived by his three daughters, Judee St. Clair of Asheville, North Carolina, Carolyn Gerber of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Flo Hofman and husband, Lance of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; three sons, Bill Stuckwisch of Roanoke, Virginia, the Rev. ...
Vivian Lucille Osborn (01/10/11)
Dec. 18,1921--Jan. 6, 2011 BENKELMAN, Nebraska - Vivian Lucille (Bradley) Osborn, 89, died Thursday (Jan. 6, 2011), at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman. She was born Dec. 18, 1921, in Agra, Kansas to Charles and Emma (Losey) Bradley. In 1924, she moved to Benkelman with her family. As a teenager, she worked in a restaurant with her mother to help out her family...
Arlie Gene Archer (01/10/11)
McDONALD, Kansas -- Arlie Gene Archer, 83, died Friday (Jan. 7, 2011), at Rawlins County Hospital in Atwood, Kansas. He was born June 30, 1927, in Rawlins County, Kansas. He was a farmer. He married Delores 'Dee' Wendland. He is survived by his spouse, Delores 'Dee' Archer of McDonald; son, Alan Archer of McDonald; daughters, Diane 'June' Archer of Los Angeles, California, and Joyce McDaniel of Valley Center, Kansas; and three grandchildren...
Donald 'Dean' Musgrave (01/07/11)
INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Graveside inurnment for Donald "Dean" Musgrave, who died Nov. 15, 2010 in Cambridge, Nebraska, is Saturday, 1 p.m., at the Indianola Cemetery with the Rev. Clark Bates officiating. Military honor guard will be provided by the Indianola Veterans. A time of sharing with coffee and cookies will be held at the Indianola Community Building following the committal...
Vivian L. Osborn (01/07/11)
BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Vivian L. Osborn, 89, died Thursday (Jan. 6, 2011), at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman. Funeral services are Monday, 10:30 a.m., at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with Marcine Farmer, PMA, officiating. Interment will follow services at the Benkelman Cemetery...
Francis M. Ritter (01/07/11)
May 3, 1925--Jan. 5, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Francis M. Ritter, 85, formerly of Dresden, Kansas, died Wednesday (Jan. 5, 2011), at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin. He was born May 3, 1925, in rural Leoville, Kansas, to Bernard and Philomenia (Kruse) Ritter. He was raised on a farm near Leoville and graduated from Leoville High School in 1943...
Marion W. Nelsen (01/06/11)
May 11, 1917--Dec. 20, 2010 CURTIS, Nebraska -- Marion W. Nelsen, 93, died Dec. 20, 2010. He was born May 11,1917, to Peter C. and Anna Elsie (Rossen) Nelsen on a farm north of Curtis. As a small child the family moved to a farm south of Curtis where he attended country school and then graduated from the Nebraska School of Agriculture in Curtis in 1937...
Lester 'Ivan' Boman (01/06/11)
May 24, 1931--Jan. 4, 2011 BRIDGEPORT, Nebraska -- Lester "Ivan" Boman, 79, formerly of Bridgeport, passed away Tuesday (Jan. 4, 2011), at the Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska. Lester, the son of Lester Earl and Dora Opal (Stites) Boman, was born May 24, 1931, in Bridgeport. ...
Staffie DeMay (01/06/11)
Nov. 16, 1913--Dec. 31, 2010 HELENA, Montana -- Staffie DeMay was born Nov. 16, 1913, and passed from the loving arms of her family into the loving arms of the Lord on Dec. 31, 2010. At 97, she had been amazingly healthy until the week preceding her passing. She proudly lived to see four generations...
Thelma E. Fleming (01/05/11)
Feb. 1, 1917--Jan. 3, 2011 TRENTON, Nebraska -- Thelma Elaine Fleming, 93, died Monday (Jan. 3, 2011), at the El Dorado Manor Home in Trenton. She was born Feb. 1, 1917, in Frontier County, Nebraska, the daughter of the late Clifford R. and Maude (Meyers) Phelps. Thelma grew up in Hitchcock County, south of Culbertson, Nebraska, where she received her education...
Eugene Teddy Phillips (01/05/11)
May 13, 1944--Jan. 3, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Eugene Teddy Phillips, 66, passed away Monday (Jan. 3, 2011), at his home in McCook after a long battle with a brain stem aneurysm. Gene was born on May 13, 1944, in Ogden, Utah to Ellsworth and Sadie Mae (Place) Philips. He graduated from Carlin High School in Carlin, Nevada in 1962...
Marianne Cole (01/05/11)
Sept. 13, 1931--Jan. 4, 2011 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Marianne Cole, 79, passed away on Tuesday (Jan. 4, 2011), at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. Marianne was born on Sept. 13, 1931, in Culbertson, Nebraska to Henry C. and Helen E. (Hill) Sitzman. She graduated from Culbertson High School in 1948. She continued her education at McCook Junior College...
Ron L. Kump (01/04/11)
Dec. 10, 1950--Dec. 15, 2010 WICHITA, Kansas -- Ron L. Kump, 60, formerly of Oberlin, Kansas, died Dec. 15, 2010, at Harry Hynes Hospice in Wichita. He was born Dec. 10, 1950, in McCook, Nebraska, to Jack R. and Cecilia (Zodrow) Kump. He was raised in Oberlin. After school he lived in Kansas City, Missouri...
Ronald Date Kepler (01/03/11)
March 20, 1937--Dec. 30, 2010 HARTSELLE, Alabama -- Ronald Date Kepler, 73, died Thursday (Dec. 30, 2010), at his residence. He was born March 20, 1937, in Nebraska to Date Wilson Kepler and Emily M. Goodman Kepler. He was employed with Insurance Services Office (ISO) as a manager for eight states...
Theodore K. 'Ted' Britt (01/03/11)
Nov. 14, 1930--Jan. 2, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Theodore Kerwin "Ted" Britt, 80, died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2011), at Highland Park in McCook. He was born Nov. 14, 1930, in North Platte, Nebraska, the son of the late Theodore and Alma (Giddon) Britt...
Alice Virginia Gohl (01/03/11)
Oct. 10, 1922--Dec. 30, 2010 TRENTON, Nebraska -- Alice Virginia Gohl, 88, departed this life on Thursday (Dec. 30, 2010), at the El Dorado Manor Home in Trenton. She was born to Clifford and Elizabeth (Scott) Wilson on Oct. 10, 1922, in Linn, Kansas. She attended school in Hayes County, Nebraska and upon graduation from Hayes Center High School, in 1943, she taught in country schools...
Rosetta May Abbuhl (01/03/11)
April 2, 1929--Dec. 31, 2010 RED OAK, Iowa -- Rosetta May Abbuhl, the daughter of Henry and Stella (Matson) Miller, was born April 2, 1929, in Culbertson, Nebraska. She passed away on Friday (Dec. 31, 2010), at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak at the age of 81 years, 8 months and 29 days...
Corliss E. Gigax (01/03/11)
Feb. 17, 1918--Dec. 31, 2010 WORDEN, Illinois -- Corliss E. Gigax, 92, died Friday (Dec. 31, 2010), at Eden Village Retirement Center in Glen Carbon, Illinois. She was born on Sunday, Feb. 17, 1918, in Hayes Center, Nebraska, the daughter of Ray and Grace (nee Evans) Gigax...
Wilbur L. 'Web' Wyss (01/03/11)
Oct. 24, 1927--Dec. 31, 2010 STRATTON, Nebraska -- Wilbur L. "Web" Wyss, 83, died Friday (Dec. 31, 2010), at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman, Nebraska. He was born Oct. 24, 1927, in Hitchcock County, Nebraska on the family farm south of Stratton, to John and Ida Mae (Losey) Wyss. Web attended District 34 grade school south of Stratton, and later attended Stratton High School where he graduated in 1947...