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Obituaries from June 2011

Ellen Mae Wagner (06/30/11)
Nov. 3, 1918-June 28, 2011 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Ellen Mae Wagner, 92, died Tuesday (June 28, 2011) at C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. She was born Nov. 3, 1918, near Arapahoe to Clyde L. and Mabel H. (Keeler) Larson. She was baptized Feb. ...
Tyler P. Wozniak (06/29/11)
May 25, 1985-June 26, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Tyler P. Wozniak, 26, died Sunday (June 26, 2011) at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. He was born May 25, 1985, in Colby, Kansas, to Gary and Marla (Van Pelt) Wozniak. He was raised in Colby, where he received his education...
Aleen P. Van Vleet (06/29/11)
Oct. 21, 1910-June 27, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Aleen P. Van Vleet, 100, died Monday (June 27, 2011) in Oberlin. She was born Oct. 21, 1910, in Decatur County, Kansas, to Walter and Edith (Harris) Vernon. She was raised in the Oberlin community. She received her education at Decatur Community High School, graduating in 1928...
Frederick L. Helm (06/28/11)
HILO, Hawaii -- Frederick L. Helm DVM, U.S. Army Colonel retired, died at his home in Hilo, Hawaii. He was born on May 2, 1945 to John Francis and Helen Margaret (Sughroue) Helm. He had one older brother and later two more brothers and four sisters made up the Helm family. The family lived on their farm in Decatur County, Kansas...
Alice Marie Siebrandt (06/27/11)
Sept. 12, 1928-June 26, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Alice Marie Siebrandt, 82, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. Alice was born Sept. 12, 1928, in Pender, Nebraska, to Jerome and Cecelia Leona (Beargeon) Novak. She graduated from Pender High School in 1945...
John C. Diehl (06/27/11)
June 9, 1923-June 24, 2011 STRATTON, Nebraska -- John Charles Diehl was born June 9, 1923, in Denver, Colorado to Norval and Florence (Hertz) Diehl. He went to his Heavenly Father on Friday, June 24, 2011, surrounded by his loving wife and family at his home in Stratton, Nebraska at the age of 88...
Nancy Ellen Mortimore (06/27/11)
June 29, 1925-June 24, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Nancy Ellen Mortimore, 85, died Friday (June 24, 2011) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She was born June 29, 1925, near Lebanon, Nebraska in Red Willow County, to Cyrus W. and Lillian Ruth (Baker) Thomas. Nancy attended country school graduating from Danbury High School...
Michael Edward Hoberty (06/27/11)
April 14, 1960-June 25, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Michael Edward Hoberty, 51, died Saturday (June 25, 2011) at his home in Cambridge. He was born April 14, 1960, in Springfield, Ohio, to Robert Franklin and Virginia Joyce (Corwin) Hoberty. He grew up in the Springfield area graduating from Vandelia Butler High School in 1979...
Alberta J. Daniels (06/27/11)
Sept. 23, 1939-June 25, 2011 NORCATUR, Kansas -- Alberta J. Daniels, 68, died Saturday (June 25, 2011) at Norton County Hospital in Norton, Kansas. She was born Sept. 23, 1939, in Kremmling, Colorado, to Albert and Hester (Pierce) Pierce. She was raised in Denver, Colorado, and attended West High School and Denver University...
Stephen Haberman (06/23/11)
Nov. 3, 1944-June 17, 2011 TOPEKA, Kansas -- Stephen A. Haberman, 66, died Friday, June 17, 2011. Steve was born Nov. 3, 1944, in Hastings, Nebraska, the son of Hub and Janet Haberman. He graduated from Hastings High in 1962, and from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. Steve is a third generation photographer. He owned Haberman of Hastings in Hastings and McCook, Nebraska...
Kristopher R. Graham (06/22/11)
Aug. 9, 1989-June 18, 2011 BUFFALO, Wyoming -- Funeral services for Kris Graham, 21, of Buffalo, Wyoming, who was killed in an automobile accident in Buffalo Saturday evening, are Thursday, June 23, at 2 p.m. at Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo with Pastor John Constantine officiating...
Velma H. Case (06/21/11)
March 21, 1918-June 17, 2011 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Velma Helen (Hansen) Case was born March 21, 1918, to Albert (Bib) and Luella (Stamm) Hansen at their rural home in Yuma County, Colorado. Velma attended her first two years of school in rural Colorado before moving with her family to Dundy County, Nebraska, where she completed her eighth grade in the rural schools. She graduated from Benkelman High School in 1936, and then taught for two years in rural schools in Dundy County...
William Theodore Weber (06/22/11)
Dec. 15, 1962-June 20, 2011 NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska -- William Theodore "Uncle B" Weber, 48, passed away June 20, 2011, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. Billy was born Dec. 15, 1962, in Yuba City, California to William Eugene and Susan Jean Dethlefsen Weber. ...
Reuben Hoff Jr. (06/21/11)
Sept. 26, 1937-June 18, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Reuben Hoff Jr., 73, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook. Reuben was born Sept. 26, 1937, in McCook to Reuben "Duke" and Mabel (Kentopp) Hoff Sr. He graduated from McCook in 1955...
Henry R. Butler (06/21/11)
Feb. 24, 1916-June 14, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Henry R. Butler, 95, of Topeka, Kansas, died Tuesday (June 14, 2011). He was born Feb. 24, 1916, in Schuyler County, Missouri, to Walter Thomas "Tom" and Alwidla Bell "Allie Harmon Butler. He married Pauline Walters on Aug. 27, 1939, and they had three sons. She preceded him in death on May 27, 1971. He later married Venice Owens on Aug. 30, 1972. She preceded him in death on Sept. 17, 2001...
Gilbert 'Bud' C. Reiman (06/21/11)
Oct. 8, 1921-June 20, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Gilbert "Bud" C. Reiman, 89, formerly of Benkelman, Nebraska, passed away Monday, June 20, 2011, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. Bud was born Oct. 8, 1921, in Dundy County, Nebraska to Charles and Sophia (Reining) Reiman. He attended rural schools in Dundy County...
Janice M. Willet (06/21/11)
Dec. 4, 1923-June 19, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Janice M. Willet, 87, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. Janice was born in Ainsworth, Nebraska on Dec. 4, 1923, to parents, Walter and Mary Etta (Mundorf) Wulf. She was one of four children. Janice grew up in Ainsworth, graduating from high school in 1942...
Ruth E. Leopold (06/21/11)
May 26, 1920-June 17, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Ruth E. Leopold, 91, passed away Friday, June 17, 2011, at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin, Kansas. Ruth was born May 26, 1920, to parents, Glenn Albert and Alta (Palmer) Murray in Arriba, Colorado. She was one of five children. Ruth grew up in Eastern Colorado, graduating from Arriba High School in 1936. She then went on to attend college, graduating with an associate's degree in business administration...
Shirley Ann Linderholm (06/16/11)
May 22, 1935-June 12, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Shirley Ann Linderholm, 76, born May 22, 1935, to Harold and Lucile Hilton in Cambridge, Nebraska, died Sunday, June 12, 2011, at home in Cambridge. Shirley attended Nebraska Wesleyan University where she met and married Robert Linderholm of York in 1956. Born to this union was one son, Karl...
Peggy Rosenblad (06/17/11)
YUMA, Arizona -- Peggy Rosenblad, 62, died May 15, 2011, in Yuma, Arizona. A memorial service is 2 p.m., Monday, at Adams & Swanson Chapel. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. See full obituary here: http://www.mccookgazette.com/story/17303......
Lloyd E. Emerson (06/17/11)
July 17, 1920-June 15, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Lloyd E. Emerson, 90, died Wednesday (June 15, 2011) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. He was born July 17, 1920, in Decatur County, Kansas, to Charles S. and Gertrude "Inez" (Eagleson) Emerson. He was raised in the Oberlin area and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1939...
Sandra L. Young (06/17/11)
April 16, 1943-June 15, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Sandra L. Young, 68, died Wednesday (June 15, 2011) at her residence in Oberlin. She was born April 16, 1943, in Oberlin, to John and Elsie (Pavlicek) Young. She was raised in Oberlin and received her education in Oberlin...
Margaret Ida Amelia Herbert (06/17/11)
Sept. 15, 1930-June 15, 2011 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Margaret Ida Amelia Herbert, 80, died Wednesday (June 15, 2011) at Mary Lanning Hospital in Hastings, Nebraska. She was born Sept. 15, 1930, to August and Maude (King) Breinig at the family farm south of Arapahoe, Nebraska...
Harry Milton Krogh (06/14/11)
SAVANNAH, Georgia -- Harry Milton Krogh, 81, died on Saturday, March 5, 2011, in Savannah, Georgia. Harry is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley J. Krogh (nee Cramer). He is the proud father of Leslie Krogh-Wisner and husband, Jay and Stephanie Fitzgerald and husband, Dan. His beautiful granddaughters are Sarah Wisner, Shannon Fitzgerald, Kelli Fitzgerald and Bridget Fitzgerald...
Lorna M. Dickey (06/15/11)
June 30, 1925-June 14, 2011 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Lorna May Dickey, 85, passed away Tuesday (June 14, 2011) at Hester Nursing Home in Benkelman. She was born June 30, 1925, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the daughter of the late Earl and Lilly May (Stewart) Hudson. She grew up in Grand Rapids, where she graduated from high school. She moved to California in 1948...
Sylvia Dale Rucker (06/16/11)
July 16, 1921-June 15, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Sylvia Dale Rucker, 89, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. Sylvia was born on July 16, 1921, in Maywood, Nebraska, to Isaac Jonathon Delroy and Leila Dale (Barton) Hoschouer. She graduated from Maywood High School in 1939...
Roy Walden Troutt Jr. (06/16/11)
Aug. 24, 1944-June 13, 2011 BIRD CITY, Kansas -- Roy Walden Troutt Jr., 66, died Monday (June 13, 2011) at Colby Care Center in Colby, Kansas. He was born Aug. 24, 1944, in San Diego, California. He worked as an electrical engineer. Funeral services are Monday, 10:30 a.m. CDT, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bird City. Burial is in Bird City Cemetery with military honors by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard...
Edith Lydia Kompus Pettera (06/16/11)
Oct. 29, 1911-June 11, 2011 HERNDON, Kansas -- Edith Lydia Kompus Pettera, 99, died Saturday (June 11, 2011) at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin, Kansas. She was born Oct. 29, 1911, near Herndon, Kansas, to Joseph and Lena (Toth) Kompus. She attended grade school at Walsh School in Elk Township, Kansas, and graduated from high school in Herndon in 1930...
Roger H. Magnus (06/16/11)
Aug. 20, 1939-June 13, 2011 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Roger H. Magnus, 71, died on Monday, June 13, 2011, at Bryan LGH West Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was born Aug. 20, 1939, in Deshler, Nebraska to Louis and Emma (Atenhan) Magnus. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Deshler. He attended St. Peter's Lutheran School and graduated from Deshler High School with the class of 1957...
Geraldine 'Gerri' Sutton (06/14/11)
Sept. 11, 1926-June 13, 2011 STRATTON, Nebraska -- Geraldine Delores (Hanson) Sutton, 84, died Monday, June 13, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska. She was born Sept. 11, 1926, in Rawlins County, Kansas, to Fred Edward Hanson and Zelma Irene (Kessler) Hanson. ...
Agnes Eva (Vlasin) Kurth (06/15/11)
Sept. 28, 1918-June 11, 2011 SIERRA VISTA, Arizona -- Agnes Eva (Vlasin) Kurth, 92, formerly of Culbertson, Nebraska, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011, in Sierra Vista, Arizona. She was born Sept. 28, 1918, in rural Hayes County, Nebraska, to Joseph John Vlasin and Rosa Marie (Kucera) Vlasin...
Wayne W. Liesemeyer (06/14/11)
Feb. 19, 1931-June 7, 2011 LINCOLN, Nebraska -- Wayne W. Liesemeyer, 80, Lincoln, passed away Tuesday (June 7, 2011) in Lincoln. Born in Syracuse, Nebraska on Feb. 19, 1931; 1949 graduate of Syracuse High School; served in the U.S. Marines as an aviation metal smith; Married to Bette L. Rodgers on April 15, 1957; attended University of Nebraska Lincoln and received a degree in civil engineering on the GI Bill...
Shirley A. Linderholm (06/14/11)
May 22, 1935-June 12, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Shirley A. Linderholm, 76, died Sunday (June 12, 2011) at her home in Cambridge. She was born May 22, 1935, to Harold and Lucile (Johnson) Hilton. She attended and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1953. She attended Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in education in 1961. She received her master's degree from the University of Nebraska in English in 1965...
Patricia Harrell (06/14/11)
Nov. 22, 1935- June 7, 2011 WINDSOR, Colorado -- Patricia "Honey" Ann Harrell, 75, died June 7, 2011, at her home in Windsor. She was born Nov. 22, 1935, in Stratton, Nebraska, to Joseph and Anna (Boyle) Stengel. She graduated from St. Scholastica High School and St. Anthony College in Caņon City, Colorado. She worked as an X-ray technician in the mammography department...
Rex C. Schroeder (06/14/11)
Feb. 17, 1926-June 12, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Rex C. Schroeder, 85, died Sunday (June 12, 2011) in Oberlin. He was born Feb. 17, 1926, in Thomas County, Kansas, to Emil C. and Bertie (Entwhistle) Schroeder. He was raised in Thomas County and his education was in Brewster, Kansas...
Martha (Horinek) Heble (06/13/11)
July 29, 1927-June 11, 2011 TRENTON, Nebraska -- Martha Edith Marie Horinek Heble, 83, died Saturday (June 11, 2011) at Rawlins County Hospital in Atwood, Kansas. She was born July 29, 1927, a twin daughter to Mary (Kacirck) and Stanley J. Horinek on the family farm in Driftwood Township, Rawlins County, Kansas. ...
Harold A. Hill (06/13/11)
Nov. 11, 1923-May 24, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Harold A. Hill, 87, died May 24, 2011, at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. He was born Nov. 11, 1923, in Piqua, Ohio, to George and Lillian (Reynolds) Hill. He was raised in Arkansas. He married Erma Jean Baslin and they lived in Oberlin...
Mary Virginia (Schaaf) Forgue (06/13/11)
Aug. 27, 1919-June 10, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Mary Virginia (Schaaf) Forgue died Friday (June 10, 2011) at McCook Community Hospital following a fall earlier in the week. She was born Aug. 27, 1919, at the 1733 Ranch in Kearney, Nebraska to Albert and Rose Schaaf...
Eris M. Young (06/10/11)
June 23, 1923-June 8, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Eris Madeline (Wenger) Young, 87, died Wednesday (June 8, 2011) at Decatur Health Systems in Oberlin. She was born June 23, 1923, the daughter of Alvin W. and Arvida V. (Anderson) Wenger, in the Lund community of Decatur County, Kansas. She was raised in the Lund community where she attended grade school at Swede Home School. She graduated from Decatur Community High School in Oberlin with the Class of 1940...
Floyd Guy Gardner (06/10/11)
Sept. 16, 1937-June 7, 2011 HAXTUN, Colorado -- Floyd Guy Gardner, 73, died Tuesday (June 7, 2011) in Haxtun. He was born Sept. 16, 1937, in Curtis, Nebraska to Robert Guy and Margaret Evelyn (Floral) Gardner. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Martha Leona Gardner; and two brothers, Lyle Gardner and Larry Gardner...
Bilva Jane Hueftle (06/10/11)
Aug. 23, 1931-June 8, 2011 ELWOOD, Nebraska -- Bilva Jane Hueftle, 79, died Wednesday (June 8, 2011) at her home. She was born Aug. 23, 1931, in Cambridge, Nebraska to Alton and Frances (Marples) Schultz. She attended school in Moorefield, Nebraska and graduated from the Nebraska School of Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska. She attended Wesleyan University...
Norma Jean Roberts (06/10/11)
Jan. 15, 1936-June 9, 2011 BEAVER CITY, Nebraska -- Norma Jean Roberts, 75, died Thursday (June 9, 2011) at Harlan County Hospital in Alma, Nebraska. She was born Jan. 15, 1936, in Beaver City, Nebraska, to Peary and Ileta (Leiding) Harman. She was raised in Beaver City and then during the third grade the family moved north of Holdrege, Nebraska, where they farmed and she attended Snowball school. ...
Richard I. Taylor (06/10/11)
June 25, 1948-June 8, 2011 BEAVER CITY, Nebraska -- Richard I. Taylor, 62, died Wednesday (June 8, 2011) at his home after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was born June 25, 1948, in Norton, Kansas to Cecil and Helen (Perkins) Taylor. He grew up in the Precept, Nebraska area and graduated from Beaver City High School with the class of 1966. Following graduation, he attended the University of Nebraska School of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska where he received an associate's degree...
Stanley R. Marr (06/09/11)
Sept. 26, 1926-June 5, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Stanley R. Marr, 84, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2011, after a courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. Stanley was born Sept. 26, 1926, in Utica, Nebraska to Dewey and Ethel (Simonsen) Marr. Stanley graduated from Utica High School and attended two years of college at the University of Nebraska before enlisting in the U.S. Navy...
Roley Arterburn (06/08/11)
IMPERIAL, Nebraska -- Roley Arterburn, 89, died Tuesday (June 7, 2011) at Imperial Manor Nursing Home in Imperial. Preceding him in death were his parents; wife; and one sister. Survivors include his daughter, Mary Wintz of Denver, Colorado; sons, Roley W. ...
Joyce Ilene Neuenschwander (06/08/11)
March 29, 1931-June 6, 2011 CULBERTSON, Nebraska -- Joyce Ilene Neuenschwander, 80, passed away Monday, June 6, 2011, at Bryan LGH Medical Center East in Lincoln, Nebraska. Joyce was born in Dundy County on March 29, 1931, to Edward Howard and Esther Grace (Heye) Rousselle. ...
Frances 'Frankie' Lorraine Lehl (06/08/11)
Feb. 14, 1927-June 6, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Frances Lorraine Lehl, 84, died Monday, June 6, 2011 at the Cambridge Manor in Cambridge. She was born Feb. 14, 1927, in Harrisonburg, Virginia to Wilbert and Irene (Ween) Davis. In 1944, she married Lawrence Martin Dowd. ...
Joeann F. ten Bensel (06/06/11)
July 18, 1933-June 2, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Joeann F. ten Bensel, 77, died Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She was born July 18, 1933, near Milan, Missouri, on the family farm, to Othel and Goldie (Shatto) Forrester. The family moved to North Platte, Nebraska when she was seven years old. ...
Eva Felzien (06/03/11)
June 21, 1925-June 2, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Eva June Felzien, 85, passed away June 2, 2011, at Heritage of Wauneta in Wauneta, Nebraska. She was born at the family farm north of Parks, Nebraska on June 21, 1925, to William and Olive Morrison. She was baptized and confirmed in the Zion Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Kansas in 1949. Eva attended District 39 country school and high school in Parks, Nebraska where she graduated with the class of 1942...
Lawrence L. Orvis (06/03/11)
Feb. 6, 1922-June 1, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Lawrence L. Orvis, 89, died at his home at the Heritage Plaza in Cambridge on June 1, 2011. He was born in Wilsonville, Nebraska on Feb. 6, 1922, to Irwin and Melissa (Barlow) Orvis. Lawrence grew up on the family farm, and attended and graduated from Wilsonville High School in 1938. ...
Richard T. 'Dick' O'Hanlon (06/03/11)
Nov. 22, 1942-June 1, 2011 LEXINGTON, Nebraska -- Richard T. "Dick" O'Hanlon, 68, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. Dick was born Nov. 22, 1942, in Blair, Nebraska to Robert E. and Rita (Foley) O'Hanlon. The family later moved to the Chicago area where Dick graduated from Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Illinois in 1960. Upon graduation from high school, Dick attended radio school at Brown Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota...
Dee Lee Treat (06/02/11)
Dec. 9, 1924 - June 1, 2011 GOTHENBURG, Nebraska -- Dee Lee Treat, 86, formerly of North Platte, Nebraska, died Wednesday (June 1, 2011), at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. He was born Dec. 9, 1924, to Wilber Theron and Ella Stella Stanley Treat on a farm south of Wilsonville, Nebraska...
Lawrence Laverne Orvis (06/02/11)
Feb. 6, 1922 - June 1, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Lawrence Laverne Orvis, 89, died Wednesday (June 1, 2011) at Cambridge. He was born Feb. 6, 1922. Services are Sunday, June 5, 2:30 p.m., at the McCook Christian Church in McCook, Nebraska, with the Rev. Clark Bates officiating. Burial will be at the Wilsonville cemetery...
Lawrence Rueter (06/02/11)
BOZEMAN, Montana -- Lawrence Rueter, 98, formerly of Wauneta, died April 21, 2011, at his residence in Bozeman. Survivors include his daughter Marcia Leritz and husband, Ed of Bozeman; his son Marc Rueter and wife, Anne of Ann Arbor, Michigan; sister Lucille Lee of Lancaster, Virginia; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews...