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Obituaries from July 2013

Paul R. Hawkins (07/29/13)
Paul R. Hawkins May 11, 1956 - July 28, 2013 NORCATUR, Kansas -- Paul R. Hawkins, 57, of Norcatur, Kansas, died Sunday (July 28, 2013), at Norton County Hospital in Norton, Kansas. He was born May 11, 1956, in Pisgah, Iowa, to George H. and Frances M (Dixon) Hawkins. He was raised in Iowa and Colorado. He lived in Westminster, Colorado, and moved to Norcatur in 2010. He married Astelle L. Auker on June 5, 1993, in Westminster. He was a truck driver for Hatchett Ranch...
Dennis Fredrick McCarville (07/31/13)
Dennis Fredrick McCarville June 15, 1936 - July 30, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Dennis Fredrick McCarville, age 77, of McCook, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Community Hospital in McCook. Dennis was born June 15, 1936, in Martin South Dakota, to George J. and Dorothy F. (Funk) McCarville...
Mildred J. (Moore) Downing (07/31/13)
Mildred J. (Moore) Downing Feb. 22, 1920 - July 30, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, NEBRASKA --Mildred J. (Moore) Downing passed away on July 30, 2013, at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital at the age of 93. Mildred was born to Earl and Grace (Winsor) Smith on Feb. 22, 1920, in Ord, Nebraska. She graduated from Ord High School...
Peggy Ann Schmidt (07/31/13)
Peggy Ann Schmidt Jan. 7, 1935 - Jul. 29, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Peggy Ann Schmidt went to meet her loving Lord and Savior on July 29, 2013. Peggy passed away at Community Hospital in McCook. She was born in Rutland, Vermont on Jan. 7, 1935. She grew up in the New England states where she was raised by her mother, Margaret and father, Paul Martel, along with her three brothers: Robert, Morris and Wayne. ...
Carole Ann Sagel (07/30/13)
Carole Ann Sagel Jan. 27, 1943 - July 20, 2013 LEBANON, Missouri -- Carole Ann Sagel, 70, of Lebanon, Missouri, was born Jan. 27, 1943, in Williamsport, Indiana, and passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, near Lebanon, Missouri. She was survived by three sons, Darwin Sagel, and his wife, Cindy, of Monett, Missouri, Darin Sagel, and his wife, Amy, of Fort Morgan, Colorado and Devin Sagel, and his wife, Lindsey, of Falcon, Missouri; four grandchildren, Joshua, Nicholas, Klayton, and Hailey; her mother, Elsie Lang, of Lebanon, Missouri; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Betty 'Carolyn' Trainer (07/30/13)
Betty 'Carolyn' Trainer March 27, 1932 - June 27, 2013 LOUISVILLE, Colorado -- Betty Carolyn Trainer passed away on June 27, 2013, at the age of 81. She was born in McCook , Nebraska, on March 27, 1932, to Emit and Darlene Rowland. She grew up in McCook and married the love of her life, Richard Trainer on Dec. ...
Wayne Ernest Rhoades (07/29/13)
Wayne Ernest Rhoades UNION CITY, California -- Wayne Rhoades of Union City, California, passed away peacefully July 7, 2013, from COPD. He was 87 years old. He was raised on a farm near Culbertson, Nebraska, with eight siblings. Wayne, often called "Dusty" in his younger years, started his education at a one-room country school house. ...
Jeannette Ann (Bauer) Ferguson (07/29/13)
Jeannette Ann (Bauer) Ferguson Aug. 22, 1943 - July 19, 2013 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas-- Jeannette Ann (Bauer) Ferguson, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013, in Corpus Christi at the age of 69. She was born Aug. 22, 1943, in McCook, Nebraska, to Jack and Edna Bauer. Jeannette grew up in McCook and graduated from McCook Senior High in 1961. On Feb. 20, 1971, Jeannette married David Ferguson...
Bobbie Lorene Miller (07/26/13)
Bobbie Lorene Miller Nov. 19, 1922 - July 25, 2013 ATWOOD, Kansas -- Bobbie Lorene Miller, 90, died Thursday (July 25, 2013), at the Good Samaritan Society in Atwood Kansas. She was born Nov. 19, 1922, at O'Donnell, Texas. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pastor Charles Miller in 1994, and daughter, Karen Miller...
Cathy Mae Stoddard Kubik (07/25/13)
Cathy Mae Stoddard Kubik April 2, 1951 - July 21, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Cathy Mae Stoddard Kubik, age 62, died at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on July 21, 2013. She was born in McCook, Nebraska, on April 2, 1951, to Robert and Adeline (Niemoth) Stoddard of Cambridge. ...
Cheryl Downer (07/25/13)
Cheryl Downer WICHITA, Kansas -- Downer, Cheryl, 58, active member of West Heights United Methodist church, who enjoyed her family, friends, pets, and doing beadwork, passed away July 21, 2013. She is survived by husband of 15 years, Thomas Downer; son, Jason M. Shield; parents, Janice and Delbert Anderson; brothers, Richard (Crystal) Anderson and Roger (Lori) Anderson...
Edman G. Foster (07/22/13)
Edman Foster March 11, 1938 - July 21, 2013 BARTLEY, Nebraska -- Edman G. Foster of Bartley passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013, at McCook Community Hospital. He was 75 years old. Edman was born on March 11, 1938, in Holyoke, Colorado, to Guy Edman and Rosa Pauline (Beason) Foster. He attended school in Bartley...
Emma L. Sattler (07/23/13)
Emma L. Sattler Dec. 31, 1934 - July 21, 2013 ATWOOD, Kansas-- Emma L. Sattler, 78, died Sunday (July 21, 2013), at Atwood Good Samaritan Center in Atwood. She was born Dec. 31, 1934, to John and Emma Keplinger Huss on a farm west of Herndon, Kansas. She was raised on the John Huss farmstead five miles west of Herndon. She attended one year of country school, St. Mary's grade school and Herndon High School...
Leonard W. Gipe, Sr. (07/22/13)
Leonard W. Gipe, Sr. Oct. 8, 1920 - July 18,2013 BEAVER CITY, Nebraska -- Leonard W. Gipe, Sr. age 93, passed away at the Beaver City Manor, Beaver City, on Thursday, July 18, 2013. Leonard was born Oct. 8, 1920, to Alphia and Katherine (Park) Gipe in Alma, Nebraska. He married Elsie Conley on July 27, 1940, in a Christian church in Norton, Kansas. To this union six children were born and became a very close and loving family...
Emma L. Sattler (07/22/13)
Emma L. Sattler ATWOOD, Kansas -- Emma L. Sattler, 78, of Atwood, Kansas, died Sunday (July 21, 2013), at Atwood Good Samaritan Center in Atwood. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin.
Esther 'Nancy' Meins (07/22/13)
Esther 'Nancy' Meins Jan. 24, 1948 - July 19, 2013 NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska -- Esther "Nancy" Meins, 65, of North Platte, died Friday (July 19, 2013), at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. She was born Jan. 24, 1948, at Kearney, Nebraska, to LeRoy Melvin and Darlene Velma Tolle DeVall. ...
Kathleen L. Tuller (07/18/13)
Kathleen Laurel Tuller Jan. 3, 1948 - July 17, 2013 CULBERTSON, Nebraska -- Kathleen Laurel Tuller age 65 of Culbertson, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney on July 17, 2013. She was born on Jan. 3, 1948, in Pueblo, Colorado, to Joseph and Lorraine A. (Michalski) Smith. The family moved to the Denver area where Kathy graduated from high school and later attended 3 years of college in Greely, Colorado...
Mary O'Brien (07/18/13)
Mary Margaret O'Brien Jan. 16, 1921 - July 17, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Mary Margaret O'Brien, age 92, passed away at the Golden Living Center in Cozad on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Mary was born in Wauneta, Nebraska, on Jan. 16, 1921, to Otto and Alice (Benjamin) Walker...
Albert Francis Gutzman (07/18/13)
Albert Francis Gutzman Oct. 2, 1928 - July 17, 2013 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Albert Francis Gutzman, Jr. age 84 died at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. He was born near Cambridge in Furnas County on Oct. 2, 1928, to Albert Francis Sr. and Madline (Dolph) Guztman. He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1946...
Dryden Gleason (07/19/13)
Dryden Gleason Dec. 13, 1925 - July 17, 2013 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Dryden Gleason, 87, died Thursday (July 17, 2013), at Decatur Health Systems in Oberlin. He was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Miami County, Kansas, to Ewing and Aino (Henrickson) Dryden. He was raised in Wellsville, Kansas. He served in the Merchant Marines and the U.S. Army...
Diane Kay Stafford (07/19/13)
Diane Kay Stafford HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- Diane Kay Stafford 50, died in her home in Holdrege sometime between July 9 and July 15 of 2013. She was born July 20, 1962, in Imperial, Nebraska, to Carl and Gail Stafford. She attended Lamar Grade School and graduated from Chase County High School in 1980. She attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln from 1980 until 1983, majoring in art...
Marjorie Faye Lambert (07/19/13)
Marjorie Faye Lambert Feb. 11, 1946 - July 12, 2013 MILLER, Nebraska -- Marjorie Faye Lambert, 67, died Friday (July 12, 2013), at her home. She was born at Long Beach, California on Feb. 11, 1946, to Veryl and Mabel F. (Johnson) Nyland. She married LeRoy Lambert on June 8, 1963, and lived on the family farm near Beaver City, Nebraska...
Ernest Purvis (07/18/13)
Ernest Purvis June 24, 1921 - July 17, 2012 GOODLAND, Kansas -- Ernest Purvis died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Wheat Ridge Acres of Goodland, Kansas, but maintained his residence at McCook, Nebraska. He was born June 24, 1921, to Charles and Agnes (Karrish) Purvis in Cambridge, Nebraska...
Don Kennedy (07/18/13)
Don Kennedy WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Don Kennedy, 79, longtime resident of the Wauneta area, died Wednesday (July 17th, 2013), at the Sunrise Heights Nursing Home in Wauneta. Survivors include his wife, Jackie of Wauneta; sons, Larry and wife, Gracia, of North Platte, Nebraska and Danny and wife, Teresa, of Purdum, Nebraska; daughters, Jannette Lantis of Hershey, Nebraska and Vicki Jussel and husband, Dave, of Waddell, Arizona; mother-in-law, Lucille Spaulding of Benkelman, Nebraska; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.. ...
Kavin Lyle Latimer (07/16/13)
Kavin Lyle Latimer Dec. 14, 1953 - July 16, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Kavin Lyle Latimer, age 59, of McCook passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney after a courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Kavin was born on Dec. 14, 1953, in Maywood, Nebraska. At the age of three days, he became the beloved son of Floyd "Stub" and Pauline (Soules) Latimer. He graduated from Maywood High School in 1971 and continued his education at McCook Community College...
Larry Earl Jones (07/17/13)
Larry Earl Jones July 4, 1940 - July 16, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Larry Earl Jones, age 73, of Cambridge, died at the Cambridge Manor on July 16, 2013. He was born in Cambridge on July 4, 1940, to Marion and Helen (Johnson) Jones. Larry went to school in Cambridge graduating in 1958 from Cambridge High School. Larry was an outstanding athlete and was the Butch Luther Award winner in 1958...
Vincent Charles Broz (07/16/13)
Vincent C. Broz March 26, 1918 - July 15, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Vincent C. Broz, McCook, Nebraska, was born to eternal life on Monday, July 15, 2013, at the age of 95 years. He was born on March 26, 1918, to Frank Joseph and Agnes Catherine (Schneider) Broz in Hayes County. ...
Erma LuEmma Hall (07/17/13)
Erma LuEmma Hall Feb. 21, 1919 - July 16, 2013 BEAVER CITY, Nebraska -- Erma LuEmma Hall, 94, of Beaver City, died Tuesday (July 16, 2013), at the Beaver City Manor, in Beaver City. She was born on Feb. 21, 1919, to Osa (Mulford) Robeson, several months after her father, Andrew Earl Robeson had died of influenza in the fall of 1918. She was born southeast of Holbrook, Nebraska, on a farmstead...
Bill Billington (07/16/13)
Bill Billington BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Bill Billington, 85, a longtime Benkelman resident, died Monday (July 15, 2013), at the Imperial Manor Nursing Home, Imperial, Nebraska. Survivors include children, Timothy L. Billington of McCook, Nebraska, the Rev. ...
Betty C. Sayer (07/16/13)
Betty C. Sayer NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska -- Betty C. Sayer, 92, died Friday (July 12, 2013), at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Christian Wake service will be 10:30 a.m. prior to the mass...
Erwin William 'Bill' Johnson (07/15/13)
Erwin William 'Bill' Johnson Jan. 31, 1930 -- July 7, 2013 DESTIN, Florida -- Bill Johnson died July 7, 2013, after a long battle with kidney disease. Born on Jan. 31, 1930, in Denver, Colorado, he was the son of Erwin A. and Celia (Ricley) Johnson. He married Agnes Jacquetta Barratt on March 25, 1949, in McCook. To this union their son, William R. Johnson and daughter, Debra Kay Johnson, were born...
John A. Jones (07/15/13)
John A. Jones Sept. 17, 1930 - July 12, 2013 GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- John A. Jones, 82, of Grand Island, Nebraska, died Friday, July 12, 2013, at his home, with his family by his side. Services will be Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. ...
Elizabeth Jane Hayward (07/12/13)
Elizabeth Jane Hayward Aug. 29, 1921 -June 19, 2013 STEVENSVILLE, Montana -- Elizabeth Jane Hayward, 91, of Stevensville, Montana, died June 19, 2013, in Stevensville. She was born in Palisade, Nebraska, on Aug. 29, 1921, to Floyd and Mabel Miller. She lived in Palisade and then in McCook until 1966, moving to Boulder, Colorado, residing also in Longmont, Colorado and subsequently in Stevensville. She married Kenneth Glen Hayward on Nov. 28, 1938, near Palisade...
Lolita M. Biehl (07/12/13)
Lolita M. Biehl March 26, 1927 - July 11, 2013 LEXINGTON, Nebraska -- Lolita M. Biehl, 86, of rural Lexington, Nebraska, died Thursday (July 11, 2013), at the Golden Living Center in Cozad. She was born March 26, 1927, to L W.E. "Edd" Riley and Grace Harriett Davis at Trenton, Nebraska. ...
Jefferson Vance Kellogg (07/11/13)
Jefferson Vance Kellogg July 1, 1941 - July 6, 2013 IDAHO FALLS, Idaho-- Jefferson Vance Kellogg, 72, of Palisades, Idaho, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Eastern Regional Medical Center, Idaho Falls, Idaho, surrounded by his family.
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Robert K. Cox (07/11/13)
Robert K. Cox May 12, 1923 - June 20, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Robert K. Cox of McCook died on June 20, 2013, at the age of 90 at Great Plains Medical Center in North Platte, Nebraska. Bob was born the oldest child of Russell and Opal (Roberts) Cox on a farm south of Hemingford, Nebraska, on May 12, 1923. ...
Avis A. Davis (07/08/13)
Avis A. Davis March 7, 1925 - July 5, 2013 Avis A. Davis March 7, 1925 - July 5, 2013 ENGLEWOOD, Colorado -- Avis A. Davis, 88, formerly of Oberlin, Kansas, died Friday (July 5, 2013), at Swedish Hospital in Englewood. She was born March 7, 1925, in Norton, Kansas, to Samuel and Bernice (Barr) Willcoxon Sr. She was raised in rural Oberlin and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1942...
Esther Ann Rohs (07/09/13)
Esther Ann Rohs April 8, 1918 - Sept. 21, 2012 YORK, Nebraska -- Esther Ann Rohs was born April 8, 1918, the ninth of 10 children, in Hebron, North Dakota. She was the last surviving member of that generation. She grew up during the Depression; in high school her favorite activity was band and one of the proudest moments in her life was playing the trombone in a marching band during a parade for Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Bismarck, North Dakota...
Augustine E. Unrein (07/08/13)
Augustine E. Unrein March 30, 1927 - June 23, 2013 LYNDEN, Washington -- Augustine E. Unrein, age 86, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden, Washington He was born March 30, 1927, in McCracken, Kansas, to Joseph C. and Rosie K. (Jacobs) Unrein. He married Anna Marie (Robben) on June 8, 1948, in Norton, Kansas. He was a veteran of the United States Army (Air Force) and served from 1945 thru 1946...
Rev. Dr. Mark A. Frickey (07/08/13)
Rev. Dr. Mark A. Frickey Oct. 22, 1968 - June 3, 2013 COPAKE, New York -- Mark Albert Frickey, 44, of Copake, New York, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2013, at NYU Medical Center in New York City. A memorial service is Friday, July 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Oberlin, Kansas...
Robert (Bob) Linderholm (07/08/13)
Robert (Bob) Linderholm Oct. 19,1933 - July 6, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Robert (Bob) Linderholm of Cambridge, formerly of Lincoln, died on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Bob was born to John and Hazel (Lederer) Linderholm in Seward, Nebraska on Oct. 19,1933. ...
Joan R. Scovill (07/03/13)
Joan Rita Scovill April 24, 1933 - July 2, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Joan Rita Scovill, age 80, formally of Otis, Colorado, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at McCook Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska. Joan had just recently moved to McCook to be closer to her family...
Lois Greeley (07/05/13)
Lois Greeley Nov. 7, 1934 - July 4, 2013 WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Lois Greely, 78, died Thursday (July 4, 2013), at Sunrise Heights Nursing Home in Wauneta. Services are Monday, July 8, 2013, 10:30 a.m. (MT) at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wauneta with the Rev. Greg Stuckwisch officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Wauneta...
Eugene E. Miller (07/05/13)
Eugene E. Miller Nov. 1, 1925 - July 3, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska - Eugene E. Miller, age 87, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege, Nebraska. He was born Nov. 1, 1925, in Catherine, Kansas, to Paul J. and Mary (Seitz) Miller. He married Celesta (Kuhn) on March 31, 1948, in Emmeram, Kansas. She died Nov. 25, 1977. He married Mary (Handel) on Sept. 15, 1979, in Cambridge, Nebraska...
Sam Jimenez (07/05/13)
Sam Jimenez Oct. 30, 1923 - July 2, 2013 OGALLALA, Nebraska -- Sam Jimenez, 89, longtime Ogallala resident, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Indian Hills Healthcare Community. Sam was born Oct. 30, 1923, in Sedgwick, Colorado, the son of Ascension and Katherine (Sweet) Jimenez. ...
Doris Charlene (Gugelman) Rowley (07/05/13)
Doris Charlene (Gugelman) Rowley July 3, 1915 - July 2, 2013 HASTINGS, Nebraska --Hastings resident, Doris Charlene (Gugelman) Rowley, 97, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Monday, July 8, 2013, 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church, Curtis, Nebraska, with Rev. Bonnie Forney and Pastor Earl Higgins officiating. Burial will be in Curtis Cemetery, Curtis, Nebraska...
Hazel B. Malleck (07/01/13)
Hazel B. Malleck May 10, 1920 -- June 30, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Hazel B. Malleck, age 93, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook with her family by her side. She was born May 10, 1920, in McCook to parents Austin Wilson and Minnie M. (Tucker) Dutcher. She graduated from McCook High School in 1938...
Edith E. Rikli (07/01/13)
Edith E. Rikli July 20, 1920 - June 28, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Edith E. Rikli, age 92, died peacefully at her home in Cambridge, Nebraska, on June 28, 2013. She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on July 20, 1920, to Walter and Elda (Frohardt) Lee. She was united in marriage to Alfred G. Rikli on Oct. 26, 1941, and enjoyed 64 years of marriage living in Murdock, Nebraska, Drummond, Oklahoma, and more recently, in Wilsonville and Cambridge...