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Obituaries from October 2012

Ervin Eugene Patterson (10/31/12)
Ervin Eugene Patterson Sept. 14, 1927 - Oct. 30, 2012 HAYES CENTER, Nebraska -- Ervin Eugene Patterson of Hayes Center passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Community Hospital in McCook. He was 85 years old. Ervin was born on Sept. 14, 1927, at Callaway, Nebraska to parents, Grant O. and Anna Belle (Williams) Patterson. He attended school through the eighth grade. The family eventually moved to the Hayes Center community...
Chester C. Hampton (10/30/12)
KEARNEY, Nebraska -- Chester C. Hampton, 82, died Wednesday (Oct. 24, 2012) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. Survivors include his brothers, Bruce and Esther Hampton of McCook, Nebraska and Richard and Hilda Hampton of Culbertson, Nebraska...
Aneta Engel (10/30/12)
WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Aneta Engel, 55, died Monday (Oct. 29, 2012), at the Sunrise Heights Nursing Home in Wauneta,Nebraska. Survivors include her parents, Robert and Doris Kramer of Stapleton, Nebraska; her husband, Robin Engel of Wauneta; a son, Robert and wife, Cindy of Wauneta; two daughters, Jackie Taylor and husband, Bill of Madrid, Nebraska and Dena Engel and special friend, Robert Wade of Ogallala, Nebraska; four brothers, Dan Kramer and wife, Kristy of Stapleton, Alvin Kramer of Beemer, Nebraska, Rolland Kramer and wife, Janis of North Platte, Nebraska, and Arthur Kramer and wife, Becky of Stapleton; a sister, Marie Pyzer and husband, Layne of North Platte; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Frances Elaine (Kage) Steer (10/29/12)
June 17, 1954 - Oct. 27, 2012 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Frances Elaine (Kage) Steer, 58, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at her home in Indianola, Nebraska surrounded by her family. Fran was born on June 17, 1954, in Lincoln, Nebraska to parents, Sherman and Geraldine (Lawerence) Kage. She graduated from Waverly High School in 1972. Fran moved to Indianola in June of 1992. She was employed as a department manager for the McCook Walmart until her passing. Fran loved her children, grandchildren, and long time companion, Dennis Rowe, and following all of their activities.She and Dennis loved taking long motorcycle trips across the United States having toured all but five states. She collected Coca Cola memorabilia and angels. Survivors include her lifetime companion, Dennis Rowe of McCook; children, Andy Jernigan and wife, Tara, of McCook, Tina and husband, Andrew Miller, of Lincoln, Christie Jernigan of McCook, Jamie and husband, Kenneth Emory, of McCook, John Steer of Hastings, Bobbie (Steer) Ogden of Lexington, James Steer of York, Dale Rowe of Divide, Colorado, and Diana and husband, Darren Staab, of Hays, Kansas; 32 grandchildren; siblings, Terry Kage and wife, Lois, of Tecumseh, Ricky Lawerence of Hickman, Phyllis and husband, Randall Eliker, of Lincoln, Charlotte and husband, Michael Von Busch of Lincoln, Rex Kage and wife, LaVerda, of Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Randy Kage of Lincoln; special friend and sister at heart, Betty Lewin of McCook; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other family and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents, Sherman and Geraldine Kage and brother, Roger Kage. Memorials may be given in her name. Friends may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences to the family. A Celebration of Life will be Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, 3 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Chapel in McCook with Mike Roth officiating. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangement.
Ronald Dean Latham (10/29/12)
Ronald Dean Latham Oct. 5, 1939 - Oct. 26, 2012 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Ronald Dean Latham, 73, of Arapahoe, died Friday (Oct. 26, 2012), at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge, Nebraska. He was born on Oct. 5, 1939, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Ernest and Leona (Seifert) Latham...
Kay Reedy (10/26/12)
Kay Reedy HOXIE, Kansas -- Kay Reedy, 62, of Hoxie, died Wednesday (Oct. 24, 2012), at St. Anthony's Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin, Kansas.
Kenneth L. Baumfalk (10/29/12)
Kenneth L. Baumfalk March 20, 1932 - Oct. 24, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Kenneth L. Baumfalk, age 80, died at the Hillcrest Nursing Home on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. He was born in Stratton, Nebraska, to Alvin and Hannah (Pollman) Baumfalk on March 20, 1932. Kenneth attended school in Stratton. He was married to Della Elaine Roose and she preceded him in death in 1965...
Valta Mae Cruse (10/26/12)
Valta Mae Cruse McCOOK, Nebraska -- Valta Mae Cruse, 70, of McCook, formerly of Maywood, Nebraska, died Oct. 14, 2012, at her home in McCook. Register book signing will begin from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Blasť-Wetzel-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Curtis...
Merlin E. Hoyt (10/25/12)
Merlin E. Hoyt Aug. 4, 1931 - Oct. 10, 2012 SAN JOSE, California -- Merlin E. Hoyt died Oct. 10, 2012, in San Jose, California. He was born Aug. 4, 1931, to Dean W. Hoyt and Emma (George) Hoyt in McCook, Nebraska. His mother died when he as an infant and he was raised by Silvia (Bailey) Hoyt. He graduated from McCook Senior High in 1948. He served in the U.S. Air Force 1949-1952. He married Lorna M. (Harrison) Hoyt in 1955...
James Stanley Spirk (10/25/12)
James Stanley Spirk April 22, 1950 - Oct. 23, 2012 NELSON, Nebraska -- James Stanley Spirk, 62, died Tuesday (Oct. 23, 2012), in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born April 22, 1950, in McCook, Nebraska, to Stanley and Jacqueline (Schmitt) Spirk. Jim graduated from Trenton High School with the class of 1968. ...
Viola I. Sattler (10/25/12)
Viola I. Sattler Oct. 7, 1922 - Oct. 26, 2012 KEARNEY, Nebraska -- Viola I. Sattler, 90, formerly of Sumner, died Tuesday (Oct. 23, 2012), at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born Oct. 7, 1922, on the family farm northwest Sumner to George and Mary (Vest) Kutsch. ...
Gary Lee Mackey (10/25/12)
Gary Lee Mackey Jan. 27, 1947 -- Oct. 12, 2012 FORT COLLINS, Colorado -- Gary Lee Mackey of Fort Collins, was born on Monday, Jan. 27, 1947, in McCook, Nebraska, and passed away in Cuba, Missouri, on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 at the age of 65. He graduated from McCook High School in McCook, and then went on to complete two years of drafting school. ...
Helen Jean Walbridge (10/24/12)
Helen Jean Walbridge Aug. 23, 191 - Oct. 22, 2012 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Helen Jean Walbridge, 93, of Arapahoe, died Monday (Oct. 22, 2012), at the C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. She was born on Aug. 23, 1919, south of Kearney in Kearney County, Nebraska, to Joseph Franklin and Emma Senora (Sheckels) Needham...
Raymond L. Brooks (10/24/12)
Raymond L. Brooks Oct. 16, 1932 - Aug. 4, 2012 ALAMOGORDO, New Mexico -- Raymond L. Brooks, 79, died in Alamogordo on Aug. 4, 2012. He was born in McCook, Nebraska, on Oct. 16, 1932, to Cletus and Ruth Brooks. He graduated from McCook High School in McCook, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln...
Joyce (Kisker) Axelson (10/23/12)
Joyce (Kisker) Axelson Nov. 22, 1940 - Oct. 20, 2012 WHEAT RIDGE, Colorado -- Joyce Kisker Axelson entered her heavenly home on Friday, Oct. 20, 2012, at her home in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, at the age of 71. She was born Nov. 1, 1940, at McCook, Nebraska, the daughter of William and Adela (Leibbrandt) Kisker. ...
Rouene M. Mayo (10/23/12)
Rouene M. Mayo Aug. 20, 1928 - Oct. 19, 2012 ARVADA, Colorado -- Rouene M. Mayo, 84, formerly of Beaver City, Nebraska, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at her home in Arvada. She was born Aug. 20, 1928, at Geneva, Nebraska, to Fred and Nellie (Saltzman) Marble. She grew up in Furnas County, Nebraska, and graduated from Beaver City High School in 1946...
Donald I. Sutton (10/23/12)
Donald I. Sutton July 21, 1918 -- Oct. 18, 2012 WHEAT RIDGE, Colorado -- Donald I. Sutton was born in Stratton, Nebraska, to James Lyle and Mabel Sutton, he is survived by his daughter, RuthAnn (Gary) and son, Jim (Sheree). He was preceded in death by his wife Irla, his son Don, Jr. ...
Rouene M. May (10/22/12)
Rouene M. Mayo Aug. 20, 1928 - Oct. 19, 2012 ARVADA. Colorado -- Rouene M. Mayo, 84, of Arvada,, formerly of Beaver City, Nebraska, died Friday (Oct. 19, 2012), at her home in Arvada. She was born Aug. 20, 1928, at Geneva, Nebraska, to Fred and Nellie (Saltzman) Marble...
Darlene D. Fisher (10/22/12)
Darlene D. Fisher Jan. 19, 1923 - Oct. 17, 2012 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Darlene D. Fisher, 89, died Wednesday (Oct. 17, 2012), at Decatur Health Systems in Oberlin, She was born Jan. 19, 1923, to Ewald and Bertha (Hoffbauer) Jording in Oberling. She attended country school in Decatur County. She married Royal J. Fisher Aug. 19, 1945, in Oberlin...
DeWayne Fanning (10/22/12)
DeWayne Fanning WAUNETA, Nebraska -- DeWayne Fanning, 61, life-long resident of the Wauneta area, died Thursday (Oct. 18, 2012), at the Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. Arrangements are pending with Liewer Funeral Home.
Mary Margaret McGinley (10/19/12)
AKRON, Colorado -- Mary Margaret McGinley, 80, died Sept. 12, 2012, at the Washington County Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 2, 1931, to Homer and Helen Jaeger on a farm outside of Imperial, Nebraska, in Chase County. She graduated from McCook High School in 1949 and worked as a telephone operator...
Roxie Ann Pomeroy (10/19/12)
OBERLIN, Kansas -- Roxie Ann Pomeroy was born July 21, 1942, in McCook, Nebraska, the daughter of Louis and Donna D. (Boggs) Pachner. She passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Society in Oberlin, Kansas, at the age of 70...
Dorothy Mae Garrett (10/19/12)
HAYES CENTER, Nebraska -- Dorothy Mae Garrett of Hayes Center passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. She was 75 years old. Dorothy was born on Feb. 17, 1937, at Stanford, Nebraska to parents, John Theodore and Elsie Mae (Warren) Chambers. She was baptized in the Baptist Church in Holbrook. She graduated from Hayes Center High School with the class of 1977...
Dorothy M. Garrett (10/18/12)
Dorothy M. Garrett Feb. 17. 1937 - Oct. 17, 2012 HAYES CENTER, Nebraska -- Dorothy M. Garrett, 75, died Wednesday (Oct. 17, 2012), at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. Services are pending and will be announced by Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook...
Yvonne 'Vonnie' Underwood (10/17/12)
Yvonne 'Vonnie' Underwood April 17, 1931 - Oct. 16, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Yvonne "Vonnie" Underwood, age 81, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. Vonnie was born on April 17, 1931, in Atwood, Kansas, to parents RE and Nadia Orell (Koskie) Purvis. She was one of three children. Vonnie graduated from high school in Bird City, Kansas with the class of 1949. She then went on to attend Fort Hays State University in Fort Hays, Kansas...
Roxie Ann Pomeroy (10/17/12)
Roxie Ann Pomeroy July 21, 1942 - Oct. 15, 2012 OBERLIN, Kansas - Roxie Ann Pomeroy, 70, died Monday (Oct. 15, 2012,) at Decatur County Good Samaritan Center. She was born July 21, 1942, in McCook, Nebraska, to Louis and Donna (Boggs) Pachner. She was raised in Oberlin and attended Oberlin Elementary School and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1960...
Donald Dale Gugelman (10/16/12)
Donald Dale Gugelman Oct. 29, 1929 - Oct. 14, 2012 STOCKVILLE, Nebraska -- Donald Dale Gugelman of Stockville, 82, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at McCook, Nebraska. Don was born on Oct. 29, 1929, to Gotlieb and Viola (Swartz) Gugelman at the farm home east of Stockville, where he has lived his entire life. ...
Roxie Pomeroy (10/16/12)
Roxie Pomeroy OBERLIN, Kansas -- Roxie Pomeroy, 69, died Monday (Oct. 15, 2012,) at Decatur County Good Samariatan Center. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin
Willa Marie Arent (Owens) Mortimore (10/01/12)
Willa Marie Arent (Owens) Mortimore Feb. 13, 1916 - Sept. 28, 2012 CURTIS, Nebraska -- Willa Marie (Arent) Owens Mortimore, 96, of Curtis died Friday (Sept. 28, 2012), at Linden Court in North Platte, Nebraska. She was born Feb. 13, 1916, to Fred Fredrick and Elizabeth Marie (Podewitz) Arent in Kearney County near Minden, Nebraska. They later moved to Cambridge, then Culbertson. In the spring of 1928, her family moved to Frontier County south of Stockville, where they built a home...
Marvin Dale Blake (10/15/12)
Marvin Dale Blake Nov. 9, 1937 - Oct. 13, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Marvin Dale Blake passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at El Dorado Manor Nursing Home in Trenton. He was 74 years old. Marvin was born on Nov. 9, 1937, at Ogallala, Nebraska to parents, Loyd Otto and Daisy Lila (Younger) Blake. He graduated from McCook High School in 1956, where he played basketball...
Betty L. Vlasin (10/15/12)
Betty L. Vlasin Oct. 27, 1929 - Oct. 13, 2012 HAYES CENTER, Nebraska -- Betty LaVerne (Daniel) Vlasin passed away on Oct. 13, 2012, at the El Dorado Manor in Trenton, Nebraska. She was 82 years old. Betty was born to Ernest and Marjorie Daniel on Oct. 27, 1929, in Hayes County on her parent's homestead north of Hamlet, Nebraska. Betty attended school in Wauneta, Nebraska and in 1977, Betty graduated from Hayes Center High School with her high school diploma...
Nancy Marie Schmidt (10/15/12)
Nancy Marie Schmidt Feb. 21, 1956 - Oct. 13, 2012 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Nancy Marie (Ogorzolka) Schmidt passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in Gretna, Nebraska. She was 56 years old. Nancy was born on Feb. 21, 1956, to Donald Paul and Nettie P. (Arendell) Ogorzolka. She graduated from Bartley High School with the class of 1974...
Emma Fahrenbruch (10/15/12)
Emma Fahrenbruch Sept. 15, 1931 - Oct. 12, 2012 HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- Funeral services for Emma Fahrenbruch will be conducted from the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bertrand, Nebraska, on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Gary Panko officiating. Interment will be held at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in rural Bertrand...
Violet Marie Tabor (10/12/12)
Violet Marie Tabor Feb. 17, 1917 - Oct. 11, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Violet Marie Tabor passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was 95 years old. Violet was born on Feb. 17, 1917, to Peter C. and Clara J. (Vinicky) Kucera. She graduated from Hayes Center High School with the class of 1934...
Violet M. Tabor (10/11/12)
Violet M. Tabor Feb. 17, 1917 -- Oct. 11, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Violet M. Tabor, 95, died today (Oct. 11, 2012), at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. Services pending with Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook.
John Ransom Bolio (10/09/12)
John Ransom Bolio Feb. 7, 1946 - Oct. 4, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- John Ransom Bolio, 66, died Thursday (Oct. 4, 2012), at the gravel pit near McCook. He was born on Feb. 7, 1946, to Frank and Louise Lena (Warning) Bolio in Cheyenne County, (Calhoun Township), Kansas. He attended country school in Kansas through the eighth grade. He then went to work for the Paul Gorthy Ranch...
Eileen Dible (10/08/12)
Eileen Dible COLBY, Nebraska -- Eileen Dible, 92, of Colby, Kansas, and formerly of Rexford, died today (Oct. 8, 2012,) at Citizen's Medical Center in Colby. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home, Selden.
Allen Palmateer (10/05/12)
Allen Palmateer BARTLEY, Nebraska -- Allen Palmateer died Thursday (Oct. 4, 2012.) Services are pending with Lockenour Jones Funeral Home in Cambridge.
Johnnie Lee Ourada (10/05/12)
Johnnie Lee Ourada Jan. 6, 1954 -- Oct. 2, 2012 WAUNETA, Nebraska -- CE1 Johnnie Lee Ourada, (Ret.) 58, of Wauneta, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. He was born on Jan. 6, 1954 in Kearney, Nebraska. Johnnie grew up and graduated from Wauneta High School in 1972...
John R. Bolio (10/05/12)
John R. Bolio Feb. 7, 1946 - Oct. 4, 2012 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- John R. Bolio, 66, died Thursday (Oct. 2012) in rural Red Willow County. Services are pending with Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook.
Howard J. Fuchs (10/05/12)
Howard J. Fuchs Aug. 31, 1932 - Oct. 3, 2012 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Howard J. Fuchs, 80, of Arapahoe, formerly of Oxford, Nebraska, died Wednesday (Oct. 3, 2012), at the C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. He was born on Aug. 31, 1932, in Furnas County, Nebraska to Orville C. and Dorothy M. (Engelbrecht) Fuchs...
Janeil Jensen (10/04/12)
Janeil Jensen OBERLIN, Kansas --Janeil Jensen, 68, died Thursday (Oct. 4, 2012), at the Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin.
Fred McKee (10/05/12)
Fred McKee HOXIE, Kansas -- Fred McKee, 86, of Hoxie and formerly of Selden, Kansas, died Thursday (Oct. 4, 2012) at Sheridan County Health Complex in Hoxie. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Selden.
Fred McKee (10/04/12)
Fred McKee HOXIE, Kansas -- Fred McKee, of Hoxie and formerly of Selden, Kansas, died Thursday (Oct. 4, 2012). Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Selden.
Delbert Fritz (10/02/12)
Delbert Fritz Aug. 9, 1927 -- Oct. 2, 2012 BARTLEY, Nebraska -- Delbert Fritz, age 85, died at the Cambridge Hospital. Services are pending with Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook.
Loral Mae (Clark) Kauffman (10/03/12)
Loral Mae (Clark) Kauffman Feb. 9, 1928 - Sept. 30, 2012 LAKEWOOD, Colorado -- Loral Mae (Clark) Kauffman, 84, of Lakewood, Colorado passed away on Sept, 30, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Kenneth O. Kauffman; her sons, Mark Kauffman and Daniel (Sharon) Kauffman; and her daughter, Peggy (Thomas) Kauffman Moss. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Maggie, Andrea, Andrew, Eric, Oliver, Spencer and Harrison and three great-grandchildren, Lucy, Sawyer and Bentley...
Martin J. Svoboda (10/03/12)
Martin J. Svoboda Nov. 15, 1924 - Oct. 1, 2012 ELWOOD, Nebraska -- Martin J. Svoboda, 87, of Holdrege, Nebraska, formerly of Elwood, died Monday (Oct.1, 2012), at the Phelps Memorial Hospital in Holdrege, Nebraska. He was born on Nov. 15, 1924, at Wahoo, Nebraska, to Joseph and Barbara (Benes) Svoboda...
Gary W. Creasman (10/03/12)
Gary W. Creasman June 16, 1930 -- September 27, 2012 BOONE, Iowa -- Gary W. Creasman, age 82, of Boone, Iowa, and formerly of McCook, Nebraska, died Sept. 27, 2012, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa. His body was cremated and a memorial service was held Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church in Boone. Burial was in the Linwood Park Cemetery, Boone...
Stella (Stute) Bash (10/02/12)
Stella (Stute) Bash BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Stella (Stute) Bash, 93, died Monday (Oct.1, 2012), in Lincoln, Nebraska. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Benkelman with the Rev. George Matthews officiating. Interment will follow at Benkelman Cemetery, Benkelman....
Robert I. 'Ike' Malcolm (10/01/12)
Robert I. 'Ike' Malcolm July 3, 1926 - Sept. 30, 2012 McCOOK,Nebraska -- Robert I. "Ike" Macolm, 86, died Sunday (Sept. 30, 2012), at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. Services are pending with Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook.