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Obituaries from July 2011

Keith L. Dorsch (07/29/11)
Jan. 3, 1924-July 26, 2011 BIRD CITY, Kansas -- Keith L. Dorsch, 87, died Tuesday (July 26, 2011) at Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. He was born Jan. 3, 1924, in Cheyenne County, Kansas. He worked as a farmer. He was preceded in death by his son, Edward Dorsch, and gradndaughter, Alicia Dorsch...
Linda L. (Huff) Cushing (07/29/11)
Jan. 18, 1942-July 27, 2011 EMPORIA, Kansas -- Linda L. (Huff) Cushing, 69, died Wednesday (July 27, 2011) at Newman Regional Health in Emporia, Kansas. She was born Jan. 18, 1942, in Stratton, Nebraska, the daughter of John and Virginia (Shank) Huff...
James Lester Ayers (07/28/11)
July 25, 1956-July 26, 2011 WASHINGTON, Kansas -- James Lester Ayers, 55, died Tuesday (July 26, 2011) at Centennial Homestead in Washington, Kansas. He was born July 25, 1956, in Washington to Lester and Shirley (Johnson) Ayers. He graduated from Washington High School in 1974, and attended photography school in Wichita, Kansas...
Shirley 'Rowene' Manley (07/28/11)
Dec. 11, 1929-July 26, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Rowene Manley was born to Edgar and Edith Myers on Dec. 11, 1929, in Palisade Nebraska; she departed this life at the age of 81, on July 26, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska. Rowene attended school at Palisade High School and graduated in 1947. She then married James Manley on June 6, 1948, and to this union a son was born...
Gerald Eldred 'Bud' Beat (07/27/11)
Dec. 31, 1916-July 22, 2011 GOODING, Idaho -- Gerald Eldred "Bud" Beat, 94, died Friday (July 22, 2011) at Bennet Hills Care Home in Gooding, Idaho. He was born Dec. 31, 1916, to James Elihu and Martha Rachel Bebb Beat in Erina, Nebraska. He lived with his parents and brother in Garfield County, Nebraska until 1921, when they moved to a farm northeast of Beaver City, Nebraska...
Evert E. Mosher (07/27/11)
March 7, 1919-July 26, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Evert Edwin "Mo" Mosher, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska. He was born Marhc 7, 1919, in Eads, Colorado, the son of the late Jake and Flossie (Joy) Mosher. In 1929, the family moved to Lanesboro, Iowa, where he continued his education...
Larry James Moore (07/26/11)
Aug. 4, 1946-July 23, 2011 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Larry James Moore, 64, died Saturday (July 23, 2011) at Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, Nebraska, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 4, 1946, to John and Naola (Willcox) Moore in Kingman, Kansas. He graduated high school from Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Nebraska...
Dorothy 'Dottie' Jean Wisdom Seybold (07/26/11)
March 20, 1937-July 24, 2011 GREELEY, Colorado -- Dorothy (Dottie) Jean Wisdom Seybold was born on March 20, 1937, in Wray, Colorado. She was the seventh child of 13 born to Clyde J. and Callie May (Whissen) Wisdom. She was baptized in the Methodist Church in Wray as a child and again at the Methodist Church in Benkelman, Nebraska, with daughter, Julie Jean, granddaughter, Lindsey Jean, and grandson, Cody Lynn DeWester...
Jeannine Marie Moore (07/22/11)
March 4, 1937-July 21, 2011 LINCOLN, Nebraska -- Jeannine Marie Moore, 74, died Thursday (July 21, 2011). She was born March 4, 1937, in Hastings, Nebraska, to Gerald and Marie (Kahler) White. She graduated from North Platte High School in North Platte, Nebraska in 1955...
Leona W. (Wight) Rosier (07/22/11)
May 14, 1918-July 17, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Leona W. (Wight) Rosier was born May 14, 1918, in Frontier County, Nebraska. She was the second child of Hazel (Hart) Wight and Frank A. Wight. Leona grew up with her family in Red Willow County, Nebraska, attending grade school at rural school districts No. 18 and No. 52 (Fairhope), graduating from Bartley High School in 1935...
James Howard League (07/22/11)
June 7, 1922-July 20, 2011 STRATTON, Nebraska -- James Howard League was born on June 7, 1922, to Ray and Anna League in Haigler, Nebraska, and departed this life on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman, Nebraska...
Sarah Anne (McPhillips) Cobb (07/21/11)
Sept. 2, 1986-July 20, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Sarah Anne (McPhillips) Cobb, 24, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska. Sarah was born on Sept. 2, 1986, in Heidelberg, Germany to Owen J. and LaVonne (Bursaw) McPhillips. ...
Ethel D. Louch (07/20/11)
WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Ethel D. Louch, 89, died Monday (July 18, 2011) at Heritage of Wauneta. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Survivors include her sons, George Louch and wife, Gloria of Mitchell, Nebraska, and Glen Louch and wife, Verna of Martell, Nebraska; daughter, Glenda Louch of Denver, Colorado; brother, Dale Hayward and wife, Shirley of Oklahoma; sister-in-law, Eileen Hayward of Aurora, Colorado; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren...
Burdette Gary Geihsler (07/18/11)
Dec. 16, 1937-July 13, 2011 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Burdette Gary Geihsler, 73, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at his home in Benkelman. Burdette, along with his twin sister, Burdean, was born Dec. 16, 1937, on the family farm in Hayes County, Nebraska to Harold William and Sophia Marie (Kircher) Geihsler. ...
Leona W. Rosier (07/18/11)
May 14, 1918-July 17, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Leona W. Rosier, 93, died Sunday (July 17, 2011) at Cambridge Manor in Cambridge. She was born May 14, 1918, to Frank and Hazel (Hart) Wight, north of Bartley on the family farm. She graduated from Bartley High School in 1935 and then attended Kearney State Teachers College. She returned to the area and taught elementary and adult education classes...
Phyll M. Cramer (07/18/11)
May 17, 1923-July 15, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Phyll M. Cramer, 88, died Friday (July 15, 2011) at Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin. He was born May 17, 1923 in Decatur County, Kansas, to Hugh and Mable (Beam) Cramer. he was raised on a farm in Decatur County and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1941...
Theodore J. 'Ted' Perry (07/18/11)
Sept. 16, 1936-July 15, 2011 FREMONT, Nebraska -- Theodore J. "Ted" Perry, 74, died Friday (July 15, 2011) at Nye Legacy Health and Rehab Center in Fremont. He was born Sept. 16, 1936, in Lincoln, Nebraska to Theodore W. and Rose (Cuhel) Perry. He grew up in McCook, Nebraska and graduated from McCook High School, McCook Junior College and the University of Colorado at Boulder. ...
Dale Kenneth Hicks (07/15/11)
March 8, 1927-July 10, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Dale Kenneth Hicks, 84, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2011 at his home in McCook. Dale was born on March 8, 1927, in Curtis to Fred T. and Mae Elizabeth (Grous) Hicks, Jr. He and his siblings were raised by their grandmother in rural Frontier County. He graduated from Nebraska School of Agriculture in 1945...
Barbara J. Gaskins (07/15/11)
Feb. 9, 1948-July 9, 2011 CAVE CREEK, Arizona -- Barbara J. Gaskins, 63, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2011, at sea. She was born on Feb. 9, 1948 in McCook, Nebraska. Barbara graduated with honors from Creighton University Law School in Omaha, Nebraska in 1976. She received the Mary Lucretia Creighton Award in 2000. Barbara remained at Creighton Law as associate dean and assistant law professor for 28 years...
Edna Mae Mott (07/15/11)
Nov. 9, 1917-July 13, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Edna Mae Mott was born Nov. 9, 1917, in Decatur County, Kansas, to Edward and Lilly Grace (Davis) Pavlicek. She passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin, Kansas, at the age of 93...
Valarian D. 'Curly' Miller (07/14/11)
March 31, 1922-July 12, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Valarian D. "Curly" Miller, 89, died Tuesday (July 12, 2011) in North Platte, Nebraska. He was born March 31, 1922, in Wellfleet, Nebraska, to Ralph D. Miller and Ester M. (Settergran) Miller. He graduated high school from the Nebraska School of Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska in 1939, and served in the U.S. Army Air Corp from 1942-44 during World War II...
Gregg Alyn Kasl (07/13/11)
VENTURA, California -- Gregg Alyn Kasl, 50, died Thursday (July 7, 2011) in Ventura, California after battling cancer. He is the son of Alyn and Frances Kasl, formerly of McCook, Nebraska. He was a 1979 graduate of McCook High School. After one year at Nebraska Wesleyan University, he joined the U.S. ...
James Merlan Proud (07/12/11)
GLOUCESTER, Virginia -- James Merlan Proud, 70, died at his home on Friday, July 1, 2011. He was born in Bartley, Nebraska and joined the U.S. Navy in 1958 after graduating from Bartley High School. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1977, after 20 years of service...
David 'Dave' Engbrecht (07/12/11)
Oct. 12, 1925-July 9, 2011 NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska -- David "Dave" Engbrecht, 85, died Saturday (July 9, 2011) at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He was born Oct. 12, 1925,, to David and Tena (Duerksen) Engbrecht at their homestead near Dolton, South Dakota. He attended school in Dolton...
Lillian Wellman (07/12/11)
Feb. 12, 1949-July 10, 2011 WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Lillian Elizabeth Wellman, 62, died July 10, 2011. She was born Feb. 12, 1949, the daughter of Roy and Margaret Barkman Trudell, in Keene Valley, New York. She was baptized on April 17, 1949, at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Malone, New York. She grew up in Saranac Lake, New York. She graduated from The College of St. Rose in Albany, New York with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in education...
Lloyd L. Nokes (07/12/11)
Feb. 16, 1920-June 28, 2011 THORNTON, Colorado -- Lloyd Leslie Nokes, 91, died Tuesday (June 28, 2011) at Sunny Acres Villa Care Center in Thornton. He was born Feb. 16, 1920, in Danbury, Nebraska, the son of the late Leslie Earl and Notie E. (Thomas) Nokes. Lloyd grew up in Danbury and graduated from Danbury High School in 1938. He attended the University of Nebraska through his sophomore year. He began working construction on the dam in Ogallala, Nebraska...
Kenneth C. Ingels (07/11/11)
March 1, 1937-July 8, 2011 MALVERN, Iowa -- Kenneth C. Ingels, 74, formerly of Netawaka, Kansas, died Friday (July 8, 2011) in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born March 1, 1937, in Horton, Kansas, the son of Frank C. and Emeline R. McClaskey Ingels. He graduated from Netawaka High School in 1955...
Francis Henry 'Chaz' Janousek (07/08/11)
April 7, 1931-July 6, 2011 ATWOOD, Kansas -- Francis Henry "Chaz" Janousek, 80, died Wednesday (July 6, 2011), at the Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin, Kansas. He was born April 7, 1931, at Beardsley, Kansas, to Charles and Lydia (Micek) Janousek. He graduated from the eighth grade at Saint Mary's Catholic School and attended Herndon High School, graduating in 1949...
Elsie Wessel (07/08/11)
March 26, 1916-July 7, 2011 HOXIE, Kansas -- Elsie Wessel, 95, died Thursday (July 7, 2011), at Sheridan County Health Complex. She was born March 26, 1916, in Angelus, Kansas, to Henry and Anna (Ostmeyer) Schwarz. She was raised on a farm near Angelus and received her education in Angelus...
Merwyn B. Burton (07/06/11)
Sept. 13, 1923-July 4, 2011 BARTLEY, Nebraska -- Merwyn B. Burton, 87, died Monday, July 4, 2011, at Cambridge Manor in Cambridge, Nebraska. He was born Sept. 13, 1923, on the family farm near Bartley in Red Willow County, Nebraska to Owen D. and Margaret (Mecham) Burton. Merwyn attended country school and later graduated from Bartley High School in 1941. He attended McCook College for a year...
W. Dean Groneweg (07/06/11)
Aug. 29, 1926-July 5, 2011 OBERLIN, Kansas -- W. Dean Groneweg, 84, died Tuesday (July 5, 2011) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge, Nebraska. He was born Aug. 29, 1926, in Oberlin, Kansas, to George H. and Effie (Baughman) Groneweg. Dean rode a horse to the country school. He graduated from Oberlin High School in 1944. Dean had a driver's license in high school and doubled as the school bus driver for the school kids...
Jack C. Schultz (07/06/11)
June 1, 1922-July 4, 2011 GOTHENBURG, Nebraska -- Jack C. Schultz, 89, formerly of Farnam, Nebraska, died Monday, July 4, 2011, at Stone Hearth Estates in Gothenburg. He was born June 1, 1922, near Eustis, Nebraska, son of Ferdinand Christian Otto Schultz and Ruby Mae (Johnson) Schultz...
Viela June Eskew (07/05/11)
April 13, 1913-July 1, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Viela June Eskew, the second daughter of Clemet Samuel and Eliza Alice (Dewey) Fleming, was born April 13, 1913, in Morgan County, Colorado, and departed this life Friday, July 1, 2011, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, Nebraska. She was 98 years old...
Eugene Walter Wurm (07/05/11)
Jan. 2, 1929-July 2, 2011 HERNDON, Kansas -- Eugene Walter Wurm, 82, died Saturday (July 2, 2011) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. He was born Jan. 2, 1929, in Decatur County, Kansas, to Walter and Elsie (Humes) Wurm. He was raised on a farm in Logan Township in Decatur County. He received his education at Herndon High School. He served in the U.S. Army...
Daughn A. Heller (07/05/11)
Aug. 23, 1943-July 1, 2011 NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska -- Daughn A. Heller, 67, died Friday (July 1, 2011) at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He was born Aug. 23, 1943, to Glenn and Lora (Hunsaker) Heller in Oberlin, Kansas. He graduated from Decatur High School in Oberlin and then served in the U.S. Navy from June 2, 1961, until his honorable discharge on July 31, 1964...
James Jonathon Sughroue (07/05/11)
July 1, 2011-Sept. 1, 1964 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- James Jonathon "Jimmy" Sughroue, 46, was born Sept. 1, 1964, and died on July 1, 2011, in an automobile accident. He was born in McCook, Nebraska to James F. and Leah (Allen) Sughroue. Jimmy attended Chase County Schools until 1981, and continued on to graduate from Republican Valley High School in 1983. ...
Hazel L. Arterburn (07/05/11)
April 30, 1926-July 3, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Hazel L. Arterburn was born in rural Phelps County, Nebraska on April 30, 1926, to Lars and Marie (Rasmussen) Ibsen. She died July 3, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska -- just one month shy of her 60th wedding anniversary...
Keith E. Mannie (07/05/11)
NORCATUR, Kansas -- Keith Edward Mannie, 33, died Saturday, July 2, 2011. He was a total cowboy from the minute he was born to when he left us as he was always wearing a hat, hangin' with cows and ridin' horses. He lived and worked in the Norcatur, Kansas and Danbury, Nebraska area and acquired more than just friends - additional adopted family. ...
Lucille Ruby Martinez (07/05/11)
March 14, 1945-July 2, 2011 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Lucille Ruby Martinez, 66, of McCook, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Community Hospital. Lucille was born on March 14, 1945, to Coral Archie and Hazel Mary (Weskamp) Matson. She was married to Alejandro Sifuentes Martinez Sr. Lucille was a busy mother of eight children. She worked for Country Kitchen...
Dwaine D. Wilson (07/01/11)
June 8, 1934-June 29, 2011 CULBERTSON, Nebraska -- Dwaine Dorsey Wilson, 77, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. Dwaine was born June 8, 1934, to Dorsey and Lula (Gray) Wilson in Hayes County. He graduated from Hayes County High School...