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Obituaries from August 2013

Bud Eugene Brinkman (08/30/13)
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Rosemary M. Stagemeyer (08/30/13)
Rosemary R. Stagemeyer May 14, 1940 - Aug. 29, 2013 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Rosemary R. Stagemeyer, 73, of Holbrook, Nebraska, died Thursday (Aug. 29, 2013), at Cambridge Memorial Hospital at Cambridge, Nebraska. She was born on May 14, 1940, in Oxford, Nebraska to Chester and Thelma (Brown) Reid. She grduated from Beaver City High School in 1958. She later attended Kearney State College where she graduated with a degree in Home Economics education...
Edith Foster (08/28/13)
Edith Foster QUINTER, Kansas -- Edith Foster died Tuesday (Aug 27, 2013) at the Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin.
Deanna Kay 'Dee' McDougal (08/29/13)
Deanna Kay 'Dee' McDougal June 21, 1938 - Aug. 27, 2013 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Deanna Kay "Dee" McDougal, 75, died Tuesday (Aug. 27, 2013), at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. She was born June 21, 1938, in Oberlin to Harley and Margaret Muriel (Gallatin) Woodside...
Dee McDougal (08/28/13)
Dee McDougal OBERLIN, Kansas --Dee McDougal died Tuesday (Aug. 27, 2013) in Oberlin. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin.
Kerry 'Doc' Holliday (08/28/13)
Kerry 'Doc' Holliday Aug. 1, 1949 - July 22, 2012 LINCOLN, Nebraska -- Kerry "Doc" Holliday died on July 22, 2012, at the age of 62 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was born in Houston, Texas, joined the Coast Guard at 17, and spent the next 20 years in San Francisco, Yerba Buena Island, New York and then to Rio Vista Coast Guard Station in the early 1980s where he was made Commander of the Aids to Navigation team. ...
Eldon Hardwick (08/26/13)
Eldon Eugene Hardwick July 14, 1943 - Aug. 25, 2013 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Eldon Eugene Hardwick, age 70, passed away at his home in Benkelman on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. Eldon was born in Benkelman in July 14, 1943, to Frances Leon and Norma Eilene (Crook) Hardwick. He graduated from Park High School in 1961...
Jerry W. Bennett (08/27/13)
Jerry W. Bennett March 19, 1934 - Aug. 26, 2013 COZAD, Nebraska -- Jerry Bennett, age 79, of Cozad, formerly of Lexington, passed away Aug. 26, 2013, at his home in Cozad. Jerry was born March 19, 1934, to Harold and Hazelle (Broomfield) Bennett in Red Willow County, Nebraska. ...
Zola Brown (08/26/13)
Zola F. Brown May 3, 1921 - Aug. 25, 2013 OBERLIN, Kansas-- Zola F. Brown, 92, of Oberlin, died Sunday (Aug. 25, 2013), at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, Nebraska. She was born May 3, 1921, in Decatur County, Kansas, to Roy and Dollie (VanPelt) Maggard. She was raised on a farm in the Olive Township, northeast of Oberlin in Decatur County. She attended Decatur Community High School...
Mary Louise (Winn) Purvis (08/27/13)
Mary Louise (Winn) Purvis Aug. 2, 1920 - Aug. 22,2013 LAGRANGE,Georgia -- Mary Louise (Winn) Purvis, formerly of Bartley, Nebraska, died in LaGrange, Georgia, Aug. 22, 2013. She was born Aug. 2, 1920, to George and Nellie Winn in Richmond, Virginia. She married Clinton "Pete" Purvis in Bartley in 1944...
Leon W. Flock (08/26/13)
Leon W. Flock April 11, 1920 - Aug. 25, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Leon W. Flock, age 93, passed away at his home in McCook on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. Leon was born on April 11, 1920, to Chester and Hattie (Easton) Flock on the Merton Flock Farm south west of Maywood, Nebraska, in Frontier County. He attended grade school at Bluff View southwest of Maywood and then graduated from Curtis High School in 1937...
Norma Jean 'Jeanie' Doyle (08/20/13)
Norma Jean 'Jeanie' Doyle July 17, 1933 - August 17, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Norma Jean "Jeanie" Doyle passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook surrounded by her family. She was 80 years old. Jeanie was born on July 17, 1933, at Herndon, Kansas, to parents, Otto Merton and Ruby Irene (Parker) Stinnette. She graduated from Herndon High School as Valedictorian of her class in 1951...
Gloria Grace VanSkike (08/20/13)
Gloria Grace VanSkike Aug. 16, 2013 - Aug. 17, 2013 OMAHA, Nebraska -- Gloria Grace VanSkike, infant daughter of Joshua and Lisa (Jones) VanSkike of Minden, Nebraska, passed away Aug. 17, 2013, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska...
Lillie M. Solko (08/20/13)
Lillie M. Solko July 18, 1913 - Aug. 17, 2013 ATWOOD, Kansas -- Lillie M. Solko, 100, died Saturday (Aug.17, 2013), at the Good Samaritan Center in Atwood. She was born July 18, 1913, to Henry Undone and Christina Josephine (Burk) Lintner at the farm northwest of Atwood...
Lucille Spaulding (08/20/13)
Lucille Spaulding BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Lucille Spaulding, 101, died Sunday (Aug.18, 2013), at the Sarah Ann Hester Home in Benkelman. Survivors include daughters, Jean Blecha of Benkelman and Jackie Kennedy of Wauneta, Nebraska, 8 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 31 great-great-grandchildren...
Maureen Kay O'Neil (08/19/13)
Maureen Kay O'Neil Jan. 14, 1967 - Aug. 18, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Maureen Kay O'Neil blessed the world with her entrance on January 14, 1967. She was the tenth child of William Patrick and Catherine May (Boehm) O'Neil. She made it an even count of five boys and five girls. She was also the baby of the family and was loved immensely by her siblings. She passed away Aug. 18, 2013, at her home in Grand Island at the age of 46 years...
Larry Gooder (08/19/13)
Larry Gooder BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Larry Gooder, 67, longtime resident of Benkelman, died Saturday (Aug. 17, 2013), surrounded by his family at his home after a battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Irene Louise and his daughters and their families: Dr. ...
Gladys Gloria Aldrich (08/19/13)
Gladys Gloria Aldrich May 10, 1921 - Aug. 15, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Gladys Gloria Aldrich passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at her home in Willow Ridge, McCook, Nebraska. She was 92 years old. Gladys was born May 10, 1921, at her parent's farm near Edison, Nebraska, to parents, Clyde and Lillian (Bishop) Fleharty. ...
Doris Fletcher (08/15/13)
Doris I. Fletcher July 24, 1922 - Aug. 13, 2013 CAMRIDGE, Nebraska -- Doris I. Fletcher, age 91, of Cambridge, Nebraska, died at the Andbe Home in Norton, Kansas, on Aug.13, 2013. She was born on July 24, 1922, at Cambridge to Herman and Sophia (Broeker) ten Bensel. ...
Anna P. Vahling (08/15/13)
Anna P. Vahling July 3, 1920 - Aug. 13, 2013 SALINA, Kansas -- Anna P. Vahling, 93, of Salina, formerly of New Almelo, Kansas, died Tuesday (Aug. 13, 2013), at Salina. She was born July 3, 1920, in Angelus, Kansas to John G. and Frances A. (Swingler) Vahling. She was raised on a farm at New Almelo. She attended school in New Amelo and Salina...
Rose Lee Legates (08/15/13)
Rose Lee Legates Feb. 25, 1934 - Aug. 13, 2013 KEARNEY, Nebraska -- Rose Lee Legates, 79, of Kearney, died Tuesday, (Aug. 13, 2013), at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She was born Feb. 25, 1934, in St. Mary's, West Virginia, to Herman and Mary Farson. She married Charles Legates Jr. in Blair, Nebraska, on July 1, 1957...
Leona (Bible) Wolfram (08/15/13)
Leona (Bible) Wolfram Aug. 7, 1919-Aug. 10, 2013 ATWOOD, Kansas -- Leona Alta Wolfram, 94, of Atwood, Kansas, passed away Aug. 10, 2013 at Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood. She was born Aug. 7, 1919, in Hayes County, Kansas, to Emillie Hansen and Orie Otto Bible. She graduated from Savannah High School near Indianola, Nebraska, in 1937. She married Hiram Clapp and to this union two children were born; Virginia and Gary. She married Gerald Wolfram on Aug. 18, 1955, in Herndon, Kansas...
Eugene 'Gene' Glenn Koons (08/15/13)
Eugene 'Gene' Glenn Koons July 31, 1928 - Aug. 9, 2013 ATWOOD, Kansas -- Eugene "Gene" Glenn Koons, 85, died Aug. 9, 2013, at Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood, Kansas. He was born July 31, 1928, to Harry and Mona Hamilton Koons on a farm south of Watkins, Colorado...
Hali Ann Maslyn (08/14/13)
Hali Ann Maslyn May 14, 1981 - Aug.6, 2013 FORT COLLINS, Colorado -- Hali Ann Maslyn, 32, of Fort Collins, Colorado, entered into eternal rest at her home on Aug. 6, 2013, after a courageous, life-long battle with lupus. She resided in Fort Collins for 28 years...
Clark McMinn (08/13/13)
Clark McMinn HAMLET, Nebraska -- Clark McMinn, 82, a longtime resident of Hamlet, died Friday (Aug. 9, 2013), at Community Hospital in McCook. Survivors include his wife, Donna McMinn of Hamlet; children, Dan and wife, Janice McMinn of Kearney, Nebraska, Ben McMinn of Hamlet; daughter, Rebecca Weldon of Arvada, Colorado, Kent and wife, Onista McMinn of Hamlet; brothers, Larence McMinn and John McMinn, of Hillsboro, Kansas; sister, Virginia Densler of McPherson, Kansas; sister-in-law, Carol and husband, Loren Ford of Greeley, Colorado; seven grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.. ...
Esther (Schnell) Haas (08/13/13)
Esther (Schnell) Haas Nov. 17, 1925 - Aug.12, 2013 BEAVER CITY, Nebraska -- Esther (Schnell) Haas, 87, died Monday (Aug.12, 2013), at the Holdrege Memorial Homes in Holdrege, Nebraska. She was born on Nov. 17, 1925, to John J. and Christina (Mohr) Schnell in the family home in the North German Russian Bottoms, Lincoln, Nebraska...
Robert 'Bob' Anderson (08/13/13)
Robert 'Bob' Anderson June 18, 1936 - Aug. 10, 2013 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Robert (Bob) Anderson, 77, died Saturday (Aug.10, 2013), at Holdrege Memorial Home. He was born to John "Mac" and Mildred (Adkins) Anderson in Holdrege on June 18, 1936. He graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1954...
Edith M. (Penner) Brenning (08/12/13)
Edith Madeline (Penner) Brenning Oct. 24, 1918 - Aug. 10, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Madeline (Penner) Brenning departed this life on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska, at the age of 94 years old. Edith was born on Oct. ...
Calvin Dan Cravens, Jr (08/12/13)
Calvin D. Craven Jan. 4, 1949 - Aug. 8, 2013 HOLBROOK, Nebraska -- Our loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather, Calvin D. Craven Jr., passed away peacefully at his home on Aug. 8, 2013. Cal was born on Jan. 4, 1949, to Calvin and Donna Craven. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, and later married his loving wife, Ronda Peters Craven, on March 24, 1990...
Dalana Dee Jordan (08/12/13)
Dalana 'Dee' Jordan June 17, 1944 - Aug. 10, 2013 DANBURY, Nebraska -- Dalana "Dee" Jordan, age 69, of Danbury, died at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney on Aug. 10, 2013. She was born in Walnut Creek, California, on June 17, 1944, to Floyd A. and Edith A. (Dobbs) Blankenship. Dee graduated high school in California...
Faye Marie Lashley (08/12/13)
Faye Marie Lashley June 18, 1914 - Aug. 10, 2013 CURTIS, Nebraska -- Faye Marie Lashley, age 99, of Curtis, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska. Faye was born to parents William H and Annie Margaret (Urling) Ryan on June 18, 1914, near Havana, Nebraska, on the family farm in Frontier County...
Bethel Jean (Eller) Stolte (08/12/13)
Bethel Jean (Eller) Stolte Aug. 12, 1925 - Aug. 8, 2013 ATWOOD, Kansas -- Bethel Jean (Eller) Stolte, 87, died Thursday (Aug. 8, 2013), at Good Samaritan Society in Atwood. She was born Aug. 12, 1925, to Cleveland H. and Ruth I. (Jessee) Eller in Stratton, Nebraska. She graduated from Stratton High School in 1942 and worked as a bookkeeper for Kellogg Chevy Co. until she married Gustav Stolte on Dec. 26, 1951, in Stratton...
Joseph Koerperich (08/08/13)
Joseph Koerperich SELDEN, Kansas -- Joseph Koerperich, 16, died Wednesday( Aug. 7, 2013), at Phillips County Hospital in Phillipsburg, Kansas. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin.
Elsa (Keller) Potter (08/09/13)
Elsa (Keller) Potter July 22, 1921 - Aug. 7, 2013 STRATTON, Nebraska -- Elsa Potter, 92, of Stratton (McCook) passed away Aug. 7, 2013, at the McCook Community Hospital. She was born July 22, 1921, in Cheyenne County, Kansas to Jacob Keller and Lydia (Stickel) Keller...
Edward Johnson (08/07/13)
Edward Johnson PALISADE, Nebraska -- Edward Johnson, 64, died April 20, 2013, in a vehicle accident near Palisade. Survivors include his wife, Becki of Palisade; sons, Benji Harrison of McCook, Nebraska, Andrew Harrison and wife, Rebecca, of Thorton, Colorado, Kevin Harrison and Jessica Mowrer, of Longmont, Colorado; sister, Kathy and Jim Fickle of Bartley, Nebraska; two grandchildren and other family members...
Daniel L. Trehal (08/06/13)
Daniel L. Trehal March 1, 1978 - Aug. 3, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Daniel Lee Trehal, age 35, of McCook, died at his home on Aug. 3, 2013. He was born in McCook on March 1, 1978, to Michael and Linda (Hiatt) Trehal. Daniel attended school in McCook and Vermillion, South Dakota...
Gaylin Humphreys (08/06/13)
Gaylin Humphreys LONE TREE, Colorado -- Gaylin Humphreys, 71, died Saturday (August 3, 2013), at the Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colorado. Survivors include sons, Scott Humphreys of Littleton, Colorado and Todd Humphreys and wife, Terri of Santa Ynez, California; sisters, Jan Humphreys of Golden, Colorado and Cheryl Cancienne and husband, Milton of Houma, Louisiana; brother, Rob Humphreys of Kearney, Nebraska and two grandchildren...
Thelma R. Stoker (08/05/13)
Thelma R. Stoker April 22, 1927 - July 30, 2013 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Thelma R. Stoker, 86, of Mesa, Arizona, died in a vehicle accident Tuesday (July 30, 2013), at Mesa. She was born April 22, 1927, in Mountain View, Missouri, to Walter and Florence (Schelling) Prine...
Cathy Warner (08/02/13)
Cathy Malleck Warner May 8, 1951 - Aug. 1, 2013 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Cathy Malleck Warner passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Hillcrest Nursing Home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 62 years old. Cathy was born on May 8, 1951, at McCook to Lester "Bum" and Wanda (Kelly) Malleck. She graduated from Indianola High School in 1969. She continued her education at McCook Community College where she received her Associates Degree...
Eleanore Mae Farstveet Ward (08/05/13)
Eleanore Mae Farstveet Ward Feb. 9, 1923 - Aug. 3, 2013 OMAHA, Nebraska -- Eleanore Mae Farstveet Ward, 90, of Omaha, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at the University Medical Center in Omaha, She was born Feb. 9, 1923, in Missoula, Montana, to Elsie M. (Geyer) and Knute K. Farstveet. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota with a Bachelor's degree in home economics education. She taught at several locations, includng Hawaii and the Panama Canal Zone...
Zelda Elaine Current (08/02/13)
Zelda Elaine Current Nov. 15, 1937 - July 31, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Zelda Elaine Current, 75, died July 31, 2013, at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She was born on Nov. 15, 1937, to Ted and Christina (Herman) Current in Stockville, Nebraska...