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BOWERS, Beulah M., 86, of Kearney died Monday, March 1, 2010, at St. John's Good Samaritan Center
Services: Friday, Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Memorials: to the family
Born Jan. 5, 1924, in Farwell
Parents: Charles and Florence (Bangert) Petersen
Attended Farwell schools through the 10th grade, moved to Kearney; graduated from Kearney High School in 1942
Married Calvin Alderman shortly after high school graduation
Worked at Kearney Laundry and Dry Cleaning and also at Baldwin
Married: Oct. 20, 1957, to Stanton Dowers in Kearney. He died Jan. 20, 1990
With husband, owned and operated Dower Sign Service for a number of years
Activities: member of First United Methodist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary; enjoyed spending time with her family; especially enjoyed attending her grandchildren's sporting events, also enjoyed bingo, attending stock car races, collecting dolls and numerous crafts
Survivors include her daughter, Sandra McFarland of Lexington; grandchildren, Tammie Hinrichs and her husband, Steve, of Kearney and Charles Burkey and his wife, Kelli, and Robyn Lange, all of Lexington; great-grandchildren, Brandie, Hunter, Kris, Jennifer, Jessica, Curtis and Nikkia; great-great-grandchildren, Dylan and Elexa; and sister-in-law, Erma Petersen of Kearney
Was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, one great-granddaughter, one sister-in-law and one son-in-law
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WALTERS, Wallace Dale, 85, of Glendale, Arizona, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Monday, March 1, 2010, in Glendale
Graveside services with military honors: Friday, National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix
Mortuary: Heritage Funeral Chapel in Peoria
Memorials: Disabled American Veterans
Born Aug. 24, 1924, in Studley, Kan.
Parents: Fred and Oma (Mellinger) Walters
Moved with his parents to Kearney, 1941
Military: World War II, served with Signal Company of the 96th Infantry Division in the Pacific Theater and spent time in Okinawa, Leyte and the Philippines
Married: Feb. 9, 1948, to Rosemary McCarthy
Moved to Omaha, Neb., 1959; was employed by the U.S. Postal Service, served 25 years; retired, 1984
Survivors include his wife; sons, F. Mark Walters and his wife, Julie, of Ely, Iowa, and William Walters and his wife, Suzanne, of Glendale; daughters, Diane Fila and her husband, Steve, of Peoria and Sally Boyd and her husband, Paul, of Knoxville, Tenn.; sister, Janet Lentz of Kearney; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat-grandson; and many nieces and nephews
Was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Freda Blume
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CHVILICEK, Lavona Mae (Laue), 87, of Havre, Montana, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Northern Montana Care Center in Havre
Services: Monday, St. Jude Catholic Church in Havre
Burial: Highland Cemetery
Mortuary: Holland & Bonine in Havre
Memorials: Hays Mission or donor's choice
Born Feb. 21, 1923, in Kearney, Neb.
Parents: John and Verda Laue
Grew up on a farm in Nebraska
Married: Jan. 20, 1946, to Frank Chvilicek in Kearney. He preceded her in death
Moved to husband's wheat farm in Montana after his discharge from the U.S. Army; she became a farm wife, homemaker and mother of six children; moved to Havre, 1967, purchased the Sunset Motel; Lavona worked at the hospital
Activities: enjoyed sewing and gardening and loved to dance; enjoyed television; was very creative
Survivors include her daughters, Julie Brown and her husband, Dave, and Teresa Johnson, all of Havre; sons, Mark Chvilicek and his wife, Arlyne, and David Chvilicek and his wife, Sally, all of Havre, Daniel Chvilicek and his wife, Sharon, of Kalispell and Michael Chvilicek and his wife, Nenita, of Port Hadlock, Wash.; sister-in-law, Violet Laue of Kearney; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews
Was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, John Laue Jr.; and grandson, Will Brown
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WHITE, Earl, 92, of Kearney died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at his home
Services: Tuesday, Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington
Burial: Grace Cemetery northwest of Lexington
Memorials to be designated later
Born Dec. 22, 1917, in rural Dawson County, the sixth of 11 children, and was the last still living
Parents: Clyde and Darlina (Beans) White
Attended rural school
Married: Nov. 30, 1947, to Jessie L. Fancolly at Atlantic, Iowa
Was a farmer, and also worked at Monroe Auto in Cozad and Orthman Manufacturing in Lexington
Activities: loved children; he and his wife housed children in their home when they needed a place to live; loved his family; enjoyed gardening
Survivors include his wife; son, Alan (Jo) White of Lexington; two daughters, Arlyn (Lloyd) Sisneros of Lexington, Carolyn (Riley) Means of Kearney; nine grandchildren, Stacey White-Nielsen and husband Mike of Phoenix, Ariz., Kylee (Josh) Kuecker of Lexington, Nicholas White of Mesa, Ariz., Rachel Sisneros of Buckeye, Ariz., Rebekah (David) Lopez of Lexington, Elizabeth (Alex) Sorto of Lexington, Travis O’Brien of Holdrege, Tracy O’Brien of Minden, Kasey O’Brien of Lexington; 10 great-grandchildren, Madelynn Nielsen of Phoenix, Ariz., Reese and Kipley Kuecker of Lexington, Gabriel and Finnian Darby of Buckeye, Ariz., Avry Lopez of Lexington, Jesse Coronado and Eva Sorto of Lexington and Dominique and Jordan Peterson of Minden
Was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Paul in 1974; four brothers and six sisters
Lexington Clipper-Herald, 5 March, 2010

GEISLER, Bernard L., 81, of Kearney died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Monday, St. James Catholic Church in Kearney
Burial: Pleasanton Cemetery with military honors
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials: Prince of Peace Catholic Church or Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Transitional Care Unit
Born Aug. 1, 1928, in Pleasanton
Parents: Herman and Julia (Husa) Geisler
Military: joined U.S. Army in 1951, served during the Korean War
Married: Nov. 22, 1955, to Frida Weller in Grand Island
Farmed southwest of Pleasanton; owned Geisler's T.V. in the late 1960s and early 1970s; then worked at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center, 1978-1984; retired in 1988, moved to Kearney 2004
Activities: member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Pleasanton American Legion and VFW and the National Rifle Association; enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and traveling
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Nancy Lyon and her husband, Dan, of Kearney and Heide Epley and her husband, Pat, of Pleasanton; sons, Steven Geisler and his wife, Sharon, and Jimmy Geisler and his wife, Karen, all of Kearney; sisters, Mary Chism of Kearney, Eunice Reitz and her husband, John, of Pleasanton and Iane Gray and her husband, Alfred, of Mooers, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl, Lawrence, Amil and Gilbert; and sisters, Agnes Johnson and Minnie Maxner
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PETERSEN, Genevieve Ann, 80, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Monday, March 1, 2010, at Hutchinson Community Hospital
Services were Friday, Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson
Burial: Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson
Mortuary: Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson
Born Oct. 31, 1929, in McLeod County, Minn.
Parents: Frank and Elsie (Luedtke) Johnson
Was baptized as an infant and later was confirmed in her faith at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson; was a graduate of Hutchinson High School, 1947; attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, 1947-1948, transferred to the University of Minnesota, earned a bachelor of science degree in home economics in 1953
Married: March 11, 1956, to Roger Petersen at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. He died Dec. 6, 2006
Lived in Minnesota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana and Nebraska; moved back to Hutchinson in 1995; worked as the marketing/communication coordinator at Nebraska Public Power District for 18 years; in Hutchinson, was marketing/communication coordinator at Prince of Peace in Hutchinson; member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, served as a member of the Women's Club and other committees; enjoyed the General Federation of Women's Club, volunteering at the church; especially enjoyed her children and grandchildren
Survivors include her daughters, Jackie Draper and her husband, Philip, of Big Pool, Md., and Julie Petersen and her partner, David Stortz, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; son, Jeff Petersen and his partner, Heather Baier, of Fort Morgan, Colo.; grandchildren, Katelyn Petersen and Katherine Judd; brother, Norman Johnson of Hutchinson; and nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends
Was preceded in death by her husband, parents and her brother, Charles Johnson
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BAKER, Floyd Richard, 67, of Kearney, formerly of Hill City, Kan., and Holdrege, died Friday, March 5, 2010, at St. Luke's Good Samaritan Village
Memorial services: Tuesday, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Holdrege
Burial: Prairie Home Cemetery in Holdrege
Mortuary: Nelson-Bauer in Holdrege
Born May 31, 1942, northeast of Phillipsburg in Phillips County, Kan.
Parents: Martin and Florence (Whitney) Baker
Married: 1962 to Kathleen Valentine
Married: 1996 to Clarene Law
Survivors include his son, Chadd of Kearney; daughter, Lori Cleveland of Grand Island; brother, Roger of Woodward, Okla.; sisters, Doris Nanfito of Holdrege and Helen Molzahn of Kensington, Kan.; and five grandchildren
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FOX, Alyce "Lenore", 83, of Kearney, formerly of Bertrand, died Saturday, March 6, 2010, at Mount Carmel Home Keens Memorial in Kearney
Services: Wednesday, Bertrand United Methodist Church
Burial: Highland Cemetery in Bertrand
Mortuary: Sandstrom in Bertrand
Memorial: will be designated later
Born Oct. 17, 1926, in Phelps County
Parents: Henry and Ruby (Chalberg) Smith
Received her primary education at Snowball District 66 north of Holdrege and Moses Hill District 14 in Phelps County, then attended Holdrege Public Schools through the 11th grade; moved to Bertrand, completed her senior year and graduated from Bertrand High School, 1944
Was employed by the Hamburger Inn, J.M. McDonald's Department Store and the Bakery in Holdrege
Married: Dec. 4, 1946, to Spencer "Spenny" Fox. He died March 26, 2002
Lived in Bertrand; after the children were grown, worked in housekeeping at Bertrand Nursing Home and later in food service for Bertrand Public School
Activities: longtime member of the United Methodist Church in Bertrand, was active with the United Methodist Women; member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Bertrand; when young, enjoyed roller skating at the City Auditorium in Holdrege; enjoyed cooking and baking, traveling and dancing; especially enjoyed time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren, family and friends
Survivors include her daughters, Jean Fox of Bertrand and Kim Anderson and her husband, David, of Kearney; sons, Lynn Fox and his wife, Karen, of Billings, Mont., and Wayne Fox of Bertrand; grandchildren, Kiley Wolfe and Erin Gehrig and her husband, Rob, all of Kearney, Cory Fox of Omaha and Wendy Fox and her fiancî, David Boesch, of Holdrege; great-grandchildren, Mitchell Gehrig, Sarah Brown, Kaden Gehrig, Spencer Gehrig and Abigail Fox; sisters, Verla Matuschka and her husband, Ernest, of Kearney and Betty Meyer and her husband, Darrel, of Bertrand; sister-in-law, Merna Smith of Bertrand; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Darell Smith; and brother-in-law, Spencer Griffith
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STREETER, Beverly "Bev" L., 79, of Cabool, Missouri, formerly of Elm Creek, Neb., died Monday, March 1, 2010, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield
Memorial services: Saturday, April 24, Catholic Education Center in Elm Creek
Burial of cremains: Catholic Cemetery in Elm Creek
Mortuary: Elliott-Gentry-Carter in Cabool
Memorials: the Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Born Nov. 3, 1930, in Minatare, Neb.
Parents: Floyd and Edith (Bamrick) Wilder
Graduated from Overton High School in 1948
Married: 1951, to Chet Streeter
Worked in many aspects of food service, also worked in the cafeteria at Eaton Corp. and later in the plant, retired in 1994; moved to Cabool, 1998, to be closer to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Activities: loved the country life, enjoyed cooking, sewing quilts and reading; especially enjoyed time with her family; was a breast cancer survivor and participated in the Relay For Life during the past five years when she was able
Survivors include her son, Steven Streeter and his wife, Judy, of Tavares, Fla.; daughter, Cherryle Pitt and her husband, Phil, of Cabool; sister, Darlene Allen and her husband, Don, of Overton; brothers, Edwin Wilder of Franklin, Neb., Don Wilder and his wife, Joann, of Kearney, Neb., and Jack Wilder and his wife, Joyce, of Holdrege, Neb.; grandchildren, Tracy Pitt and his wife, Danielle, Tera Stertz and her husband, Kevin, and Dawn Daniels; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends
Was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jim Wilder in 2000; and grandson, Travis Pitt in 1993
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SHAW, Robert Lee, 85, of Gibbon, formerly of Overton, died Sunday, March 7, 2010, at Gibbon Good Samaritan Society
Services: Wednesday, Calvary Assembly of God Church in Lexington
Burial with military honors: Greenwood Cemetery in Lexington
Mortuary: Reynolds-Love in Lexington
Born Nov. 7, 1924, at Tabor, Iowa
Parents: Everett Sr. and Dorris (Ellis) Shaw
Married: Sept. 12, 1951, to Patricia Passage at Lexington. She died in July 1980
Survivors include his son, William of Kearney; daughters, Linda of Lexington, Barbara McDonald of Overton and Lisa Doudney of Gothenburg; brother, Everett of Glenwood, Iowa; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren
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GLAZE, Dale A., Jr., 64, of Elm Creek died Sunday, March 7, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney
Services: Thursday, First Christian Church in Elm Creek
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann in Elm Creek
Memorials: to the family
Born July 25, 1945, in Wichita, Kan.
Parents: Dale and Marjorie (Cunningham) Glaze
Grew up on a farm near Larado, Kan., then moved to a farm outside Penalosa, Kan.
Received his education in Langdon, Kan., then at Turon (Kan.) High School until the 10th grade
Lived in several areas of Kansas, Estes Park, Colo., and several areas of Nebraska; spent three years in Fairbanks, Alaska
Married: July 24, 1969, to Pamela Crouse in Alliance
Married: July 1, 1988, to Sandra Birth in Lyons, Kan.
Lived in Sterling, Kan., for two years; spent the remainder of his life in Elm Creek
Worked as a ranch hand as a young man, then went into maintenance, working at the hospital in Fairbanks and the Great Plains Medical Center, finishing his working career at the University of Nebraska at Kearney
Activities: loved the Sandhills and working as a ranch hand, but his heart belonged to Alaska
Survivors include his wife; sons, Quirt Glaze of North Platte and Jack Belle Isle and his significant other, Cassie Scheuffele, of Elm Creek; daughters, Shannon Belle Isle of Elm Creek, Marnia Hughes and her husband, Tony, of North Platte and Dawn Belle Isle and her significant other, Jason Forney, of San Francisco; mother, Marjorie Nutter of Elm Creek; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Judy Saner and her husband, Duane, of Cheyenne, Wyo.; one niece; two nephews; and one aunt
Was preceded in death by his father; stepfather, Fayette Nutter; and stepbrother, Kevin Nutter
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STUTZMAN, George H., 92, of Kearney died Thursday, March 4, 2010, at Mother Hull Home
Memorial services: Friday, Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services
Burial: Kearney Cemetery with military honors
Memorials to be designated later
Born Aug. 21, 1917, in Cozad
Parents: George and Hazel (Joynt) Stutzman
Graduated from Fairmont High School with the class of 1935 Military: paratrooper in the U.S. Army before and during World War II
Married Roberta (Hickman) Knight. She preceded him in death
Married: July 3, 1980, to Marjorie Turner-Winslow in Las Vegas
Farmed in Fillmore County for a number of years; also worked for Sahling Trucks for a number of years; retiree in 1989
Activities: lifetime member of the American Legion
Survivors include his wife; sons, George Stutzman and his wife, Carolyn, of Wamego, Kan., and Robert Stutzman and his wife, Helen, of O'Neill; daughters, Susan Hultman and her husband, John, of Larkspur, Colo., and Shirley Kava and her husband, Jim, of Clarks; stepchildren and spouses, Richard and Diana Winslow of Hastings and Harvey and Susan Winslow and Jackie and Kris Krueger, all of Kearney; daughters-in-law, Jodi Stutzman of Soldier, Kan., and Judy Winslow, of Shawnee, Okla.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by his first wife; parents, three sons, two stepsons and one sister
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CARLSON, Edith Fae (Ward), 93, of Kearney, formerly of Albion, Idaho, died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at her son's home in Kearney
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann
Born Oct. 13, 1916, at Almo, Idaho
Parents: Orville and Nancy (Durfee) Ward
Was one of twin daughters; father was a rancher
Married: Sept. 6, 1935, to Joseph Carlson of Albion; were ranchers at Albion
Survivors include her son, Joseph Carlson Jr. and his wife, Pamela, of Kearney; grandchildren, Joseph Carlson III and his wife, Lori, and Kathryn Merrill and her husband, Morgan, all of Lincoln, Shandalyce Vogt and her husband, John, of Boise, Idaho, and Jared Carlson and his wife, Hope, of Eagle; and 11 great-grandchildren
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JOINER, Inis Arlene, 91, of Grants Pass, Oregon, died Monday, March 8, 2010, at her home
No services
Inurnment: Hawthorne Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Grants Pass
Mortuary: Chapel of the Valley - L.B. Hall Funeral Home in Grants Pass
Born Dec. 16, 1918, in Shelton, Neb.
Parents: Robert and Stella "May" McMullen
Married: Nov. 21, 1941, to James Joiner in Vallejo, Calif. He died Aug. 17, 1977
Taught elementary school for 25 years in various places throughout the world
Moved to Grants Pass in 1958 after husband retired from U.S. Navy
Survivors include her son, James Jr. of Virginia; daughter, Chilene Maninger of Grants Pass; twin sister, Iris Thom of Ravenna, Neb.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren
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RUBY, Thelma Leone, 95, of Kearney, formerly of McCook, died Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at St. John's Good Samaritan Center
Memorial services: Saturday, Family of Christ Lutheran Church in Kearney
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann, Kearney
Memorials: Joseph's School of Hair Design scholarship fund in Kearney
Born Nov. 8, 1914, in Lebanon
Parents: Vern and Sarah (Railsbach) Morris
Married: Oct. 23, 1933, to H. Ernest Ruby in North Platte. He preceded her in death
Spent more than 65 years in McCook, had her own beauty shop
Activities: active at First Christian Church in McCook and Family of Christ Lutheran Church in Kearney; enjoyed reading, singing, piano and organ playing, gardening; especially enjoyed her husband and family
Survivors include her son, Richard Ruby and his wife, Rosanne, of Lincoln; daughters, Sharon Doyle and her husband, James, of Fort Collins, Colo., Patricia Ferrel and her husband, Roger, of Omaha and Jaculin Dudder and her husband, Gary, of Kearney; grandchildren, Jon Ruby, Michelle Koester, Nancy Barta, Jennifer Jackson, Heather Bos, Maureen Carlson, Mark Major, Jim Doyle, Jeff Witt, Wesley Ferrel, Nathan Ferrel and Jeanine Ferrel; great-grandchildren, Jacob Barta, Kimberly Schulz, Bleys Witt and Barret Witt; and great-great-granddaughter, Jozlyn Schulz
Was preceded in death by her husband, and sisters, Celia Walters and Lucille Smith
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RHODES, Rolland R. , 97, of Kearney died Monday, March 8, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Monday, Faith United Methodist Church in Kearney
Burial: Minden Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials: Faith United Methodist Church, Kearney
Born April 29, 1912, in Ansley
Parents: Marcellus and Elsie (Hyatt) Rhodes
Graduated from Mason City High School in 1930
Activities: active member of Faith United Methodist Church; loved music, loved to sing; member of the Barbershop Chorus for several years; member of the Kitchen Band, 1989-2009
Survivors include his daughter, Leila May and husband, Harold, of Kearney; son, Richard and wife, Lois, of Palm Coast, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Deanna Rhodes of Marlborough, Mass.; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several stepchildren and stepgrandchildren; brothers, Melvin and his wife, Em, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Donald and his wife, Gilda, of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Marvin and his wife, Mary, of Lincoln; sister, Marcella Welch and her husband, Jim, of Rock Port, Md.; and numerous nephews and nieces
Was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Melda Rhodes and Sarah Lamb; wives, Caroline (Peterson) Rhodes, Maude (Lindenstein) Rhodes and Velma (Carr) Rhodes; and his son Russell
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BEATTY, Charles H. "Chuck", 78, of Kearney died Friday, March 5, 2010, in Kearney
Memorial services: Saturday, March 20, Faith United Methodist Church, military honors
Burial: Overton Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials: Faith United Methodist Church or Boy Scout Troop 36
Born Jan. 12, 1932, in Lincoln
Parents: Robert and J. Esther (Labert) Beatty
After early death of his father, his mother married Henry Bauer, who raised him
Lettered in track, basketball and football; graduated from Holdrege High School in 1949
Married: Oct. 30, 1954, to Gertrude "Gitch" Carey in Overton
Military: joined the U.S. Army Air Corps, July 4, 1954; was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division to fly Cessna L-19 "Bird Dogs" as an aerial fire observer
Returned to Nebraska, graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1959; moved to Kearney, was deputy Buffalo County attorney, a member of the Nebraska Aeronautics Commission, and practiced law for many years
Activities: member of the Nebraska Bar Association for 50 years, was instrumental in local service work with 12-step organizations since 1976; was an ever-loving son, father and grandfather
Survivors include his wife; sons, Jack Beatty and his wife, Janelle, of Kearney and Patrick Beatty and his wife, Karen, of Basehor, Kan.; daughter, Mary Brown and her husband, Ernest, of Kearney; sisters-in-law, Virginia Carey of Kearney and Mary Carey of Lincoln; granddaughters, Blossom Hinyub and her husband, Bennett, of Gulf Shores, Ala., Amanda Burgos and her husband, Willy, of Augusta, Ga., and Madeline Beatty of Basehor; grandsons, John Beatty of Kansas City, Mo., and Shane Beatty of Lincoln; and four great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by his mother, father and stepfather
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LAKEY, Berniece T., 95, of Kearney died Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Monday, St. James Catholic Church in Kearney
Burial: Fairview Cemetery in Grant, Nebraska
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann in Kearney
Memorials: St. James Catholic Church or the Prince of Peace Catholic Church building fund
Born July 15, 1914, in Campbell
Parents: Louie and Anna (DeMars) Derra
Graduated from Hastings High School, then took normal school courses; taught in rural schools around Elsie before her marriage
Married: Dec. 26, 1939, to Lyle Lakey in Alma. He died Jan. 13, 1975
Worked at TRW Manufacturing in Ogallala and Perkins County Community Hospital in Grant; retired in 1984, and moved to Kearney to be closer to children and grandchildren
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Ann Engel and her husband, Paul, of Anaheim, Calif.; sons, John and his wife, Deanna, of Kearney and Jim and his wife, Rhonda, of Lincoln; grandchildren, Perry Engel and his wife, Donna, of Rancho San Marguerita, Calif., Paula Herzog and her husband, Troy, of Anaheim, Calif., Greg Lakey and his wife, Christina, of San Antonio, Texas, Aaron Lakey of Kearney, Stacie Evans and her husband, John, of Omaha, Nathan Lakey of Lincoln and Ali Lakey of Lincoln; and eight great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by husband, parents, her sisters, Irene Hastings and Merilda Kennedy, and an infant daughter, Janet
Kearney Hub, 15 March, 2010

CHORZEMPA, Doris M., 84, of Las Vegas, Nevada, died of Parkinson's disease Thursday, March 4, 2010, at Willow Creek Community Assisted Living Home in Las Vegas
Memorial services were Tuesday at Bunkers Mortuary in Las Vegas
Burial: Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery
Memorials: Safe Harbor International Relief for "Marie's House" for orphans
Born May 27, 1925, in Buffalo County, Neb.
Parents: Otto and Mabel (Keiss) Lowell
Married: Sept. 15, 1954, to Eugene Chorzempa in Kearney, Neb. He preceded her in death
Survivors include her son, Thomas of Las Vegas; daughter, Janet Notarfrancesco of Mahwah, N.J.; brothers Clifford of Kearney and Melvin of St. George, Utah; sister, Ella McAuliff of Ravenna, Neb.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild
Was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Robert; and sisters, Jessie Giffin and Gladys Holthusen
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McMULLEN, Andrew J., 80, of Kearney died Saturday, March 13, 2010, at his home
Memorial services: Tuesday, O'Brien-Straatmann Funeral Home
Burial: Shelton Cemetery
Memorials: Kearney Goodfellows
Born May 18, 1929, in rural Buffalo County
Parents: Andrew and Susie (Schepers) McMullen
Married: 1947 to Pat Worford in Kansas
Married: 1965 to Margaret Anderson. She died in 1980
Married: Nov. 3, 1983 to Bonnie Roessler in Kearney
Was a graduate of Shelton High School, the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Creighton School of Law
Served as Buffalo County attorney for 16 years (four terms); served as president of the Buffalo County Bar Association, was a 50-year member of the Nebraska Bar Association and was a member of the Nebraska County Attorneys Association
Survivors include his wife; sons, Robert and his wife, Jeffie, William and his wife, Candy, and Ross, all of Kearney, and Andrew Jr. of Santa Clarita, Calif., stepson, Barrett Roessler and his wife, Dani, of Liberal, Kan.; sister, Alice Green of Nampa, Idaho; eight granddaughters; three grandsons; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews
Was preceded in death by his wife Margaret, parents, two brothers and four sisters
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KRUBECK, Betty J., 87, of Kearney died Sunday, March 14, 2010, at Mount Carmel Home Keens Memorial
Services: Thursday, First Christian Church
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials: Krubeck Family Memorial Scholarship at UNK or toFirst Christian Church
Born Aug. 22, 1922, in Gibbon
Parents: J.D. and Lillian (Adams) Bishop
Attended Gibbon High School, graduated in 1939; attended Kearney State Teachers College, 1939-1941
Worked at KGFW Radio in Kearney
Married: Jan. 23, 1943, to Floyd Krubeck in Gibbon. He preceded her in death
Lived in San Angelo, Texas, when husband was stationed at Goodfellow Field Air Base; worked for the Office of Defense Transportation
After the war, lived in Georgia, Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois and Missouri; in Columbia, Mo., worked in the University of Missouri music department; moved to Kearney, 1955; worked at the Kearney Chamber of Commerce office
Activities: member of First Christian Church, Christian Women's Fellowship, University of Nebraska at Kearney Faculty Wives and PEO Chapter FN; past member of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce Assistants, Kearney State College Alumni Board and two bridge clubs; enjoyed church activities, playing bridge, travel and spending time with her family and friends
Survivors include her daughter, Judy Farber and her husband, Tom, of Kearney; grandchildren, C.J. Farber and his wife, Mandy, and Jacqueline Dietz and her husband, Nathan, all of Kearney, and Jennifer Modlin and her husband, Josh, of Grand Island; and great-granddaughters, Hannah Hardin and Macie Farber of Kearney
Was preceded in death by her husband and one brother
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HIGGINS, Maynard I., 98, of Columbus died Monday, March 15, 2010, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk
Graveside services with military honors: Thursday, Kearney Cemetery
Mortuary: McKown in Columbus
Born Aug. 22, 1911, in Riverdale
Parents: John and Dora (Willard) Higgins
Married: April 22, 1934, to Letha Fox in Kearney. She preceded him in death
Survivors include his son, Lynn of Columbus
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SMITH, Dale E. "Smitty", 62, of Grand Island, formerly of Gibbon, died Monday, March 15, 2010, at Golden Living Nursing Home in Grand Island
Services: Friday, Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Memorials: the family
Born Feb. 7, 1948, in Kearney
Parents: Ralph and Bettie (Bell) Smith
Graduated from Litchfield High School with the class of 1967
Married: Aug. 7, 1991, to Billie Cheever in North Platte
Owned Smitty's Guns and Ammo for a number of years, also worked at Monroe Auto in Cozad
Activities: enjoyed hunting and fishing, was known by his friends and family as a prankster
Survivors include his wife; brothers, Kenneth Smith of Kearney and Loren Smith of Augusta, Ga.; several cousins; and friends
Was preceded in death by his parents
Kearney Hub, 18 March, 2010

ROHRS, Elvera "Jim" Darlene, 82, of Kearney died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Mount Carmel Home Keens Memorial in Kearney
Services: Sunday, May 2, First Lutheran Church
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials: Good Samaritan Home Care and Hospice or to First Lutheran Church in Kearney
Born February 10, 1928
Parents: Dieitrich Christian Karl and Clara (Suhr) Holthus
Was baptized and confirmed in her faith at Bertrand’s St. Paul’s (German) Lutheran Church
Grew up on a farm north of Bertrand during the Great Depression and World War II
Graduated from Bertrand High School
Married: Charles E. “Bud” Duff, an Army Air Corps Veteran
Married: 1978, Jim to John B. “Jack” Rohrs
Lived in Bertrand; moved to Kearney, 1965; was employed at the First National Bank
Activities: enjoyed her family, traveling, playing bridge and socializing with a host of friends in and around Kearney and Mesa, Arizona
Survivors include her sons: Douglas (Kathy) Duff of Verona, Wisconsin and Bradley (Valerie) Duff of Summersville, South Carolina; sister, Delores “Billie” Muller of Mesa, Arizona; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and Jack’s three daughters and their families: Brenda Anderson (Robert), Cynthia Morris (Robert), and Jennifer Korthuis (Steve) and their families of suburban Denver, Colorado
Was preceded in death by her parents; Brother, Kenneth; Sister, Geraldine “Jerry”; Brother in Law, Don Keiss; Brother in Law, Howard Muller; Former Husband, Charles Duff; Son, Dennis Duff; Husband, Jack Rohrs
Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl website, 1 March, 2010 and Kearney Hub, 29 April 2010


NELSEN, Craig L., 62, of Kearney died of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Thursday, March 18, 2010, at his home
Services: Monday, Grace Fellowship Church
Burial: Kearney Cemetery with military honors
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann
Memorials: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation
Born Dec. 11, 1947, in Minden
Parents: Buddy and Thora (Anderson) Nelsen
Graduated from Kearney High School in 1966, received his bachelor of arts degree in Kansas
Military: U.S. Army, 1969-1970 in Vietnam
Married: May 15, 1971, to Connie McMurtry
Lived in Kearney, worked for Crossroads Ford for many years as a mechanic
Activities: member of Grace Fellowship Church; rebuilt antique cars, was an avid gardener; loved his family and spending time with them
Survivors include his wife; son, Jeremiah and his wife, Pilar, of Kearney; daughters, Dustina Putnam and her husband, Kirk, of Kearney, Sharon Catterson and her husband, Scott, of Omaha and Charlotte Brockman and her husband, Chris, of Morganfield, Ky.; grandchildren, David and Amanda Brockman, Amber and Brooke Putnam and Nick and Kaylee Catterson; one granddaughter due in May; brother, Randy Nelsen of Kearney; and sister, Sandra Sivits of Kearney
Was preceded in death by his parents
Kearney Hub, 20 March, 2010

RAMSEY, Melvin Donnell, 78, of Kenesaw died Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at BryanLGH Medical Center West in Lincoln
Services: Saturday, Brand-Wilson Funeral Home in Hastings
Burial: Kenesaw Cemetery, military honors
Memorials: the Diabetes Foundation
Born June 20, 1931, at Heartwell
Parents: Virgil and Esther (Young) Ramsey
Graduated from Shelton High School
Married: Dec. 2, 1951, to Barbara Jean Sheen at First Christian Church in Kearney
Military: U.S. Navy, Feb. 11, 1952-Feb. 10, 1956; was stationed in San Diego, attained the rank of D.T. third class
Returned to farming, which he did his entire life
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Michelle Blessin and her husband, Russ, of Greenwood; son, Myles Ramsey and his wife, Mary, of Kenesaw; grandchildren, Tyler, Andy, Melissa, Jenae and Teryn; great-grandchild, Trinity; sisters, Betty Godfrey of Seattle, Nedra Blue of Grand Island and Lila Colvin and her husband, Lance, of Kirkland, Wash.
Kearney Hub, 19 March, 2010

TICKLE, Cheryl D., 65, of Kearney died Thursday, March 18, 2010, at her home
Services: Monday, First Lutheran Church in Kearney
Burial: Ogallala Cemetery
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann in Kearney; Berryman in Cozad
Born June 2, 1944, in Ogallala
Parents: Les and Wilma (Booze) Elmshauser
Attended Ogallala High School, graduated in 1961
Married: Nov. 2, 1963, to Melvin Tickle in Minden
Lived in Ogallala, had several jobs, then worked for Super 8 Motels as a manager; moved frequently with her job as she worked her way up through the company, eventually becoming the director of operations for Budget Hotel Management in 1988; moved to Kearney, 1994, to be close to her family; continued working with Budget Hotel Management as the purchasing coordinator for the business; retired from the hotel business in June 2009
Activities: member of the Family of Christ Lutheran Church; was a giving and generous person; loved her family and especially her grandchildren
Survivors include her sons, Dean Tickle and his wife, Diane, of Lexington and Rod Tickle and his wife, Catherine, of Hastings; daughter, Rachelle Warner and her husband, Doug, of Elm Creek; sisters, Kay Miller and her husband, Pal, and Marla Scheer and her husband, Keith, all of Lincoln, Tammy Sutton and her husband, Terry, of Thornton, Colo.; brothers, Terry Elmshauser and Todd Elmshauser and his wife, Becky, all of Ogallala, and Wiley Elmshauser and his wife, Krystal, of Sidney; brother-in-law, Ernie Husmann of Lakewood, Colo.; grandsons, Jason Tickle and his wife, Meghan, of Cozad, Joseph Tickle of Hastings, Luke Warner of Elm Creek and Reed Thiefoldt of Parlin, N.J.; granddaughters, Kristen Tickle of Lincoln, Megan Warner of Elm Creek, Celeste Wulf and her husband, Scott, of Hooper and Sara Greer and her husband, Galen, of Omaha; great-grandchildren, Drake, Rebecca, Miles, Caitlyn and Liam; and many other relatives and friends
Was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Sandy Husmann; and nephews, Brent and Bret Husmann
Kearney Hub, 20 March, 2010

ARTERBURN, Walter "Dudley", 86, of Salina, Kansas, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at Salina Regional Medical Center
Graveside services: Pleasant Hill Cemetery in the Ladysmith community near Clay Center
Mortuary: Roselawn in Salina
Born Oct. 29, 1923, in Warrensburg, Mo.
Parents: Walter and Ina (Long) Arterburn
Married to Inez, who died in 2003
Military: veteran of World War II
Was employed in elevator repair and construction throughout the Midwest, constructed the first concrete Peavy elevator in Kearney; retired from the Fairbanks-Morse Scale Co. in Washington
Lived in Kearney for several years; was a past member of the Eagles, Elks and a lifetime member of the Kearney American Legion
Survivors include his sister, Mary Heafner of Missouri
Kearney Hub, 19 March, 2010

CONNER, Sara Louise, 95, of Kearney died Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at The Homestead in Kearney
Memorial services: April 26, First United Methodist Church in Lexington
Burial of cremains: Greenwood Cemetery in Lexington
Mortuary: Reynolds-Love in Lexington
Memorials: Heart Foundation or First United Methodist Church in Lexington
Born Jan. 29, 1915, in Overton
Parents: John and Catherine (Griffith) Payne
Graduated from Overton High School, 1933
Spent the next five years working as a housekeeper for the Falkinburg and Kutz families in Lexington
Married: 1938, to Glen Conner. He preceded her in death after 69 years of marriage
Farmed northeast of Lexington until 1960; settled in California, was employed in the snack bar at Golden West Junior College in Huntington Beach; retired from there in 1979
Moved back to Wood Lake in 1982 to be near their daughter and family; wintered in Mission, Texas, for several winters
Activities: member of the Overton Methodist Church, transferred her membership to Lexington United Methodist Church, 1938; charter member of the Mercury Club; member of the Mary Cole Circle and the Women's Society of the church, taught Sunday school for several years; member of the Meadowlark Garden Club and Grant Extension Club; enjoyed crafts, quilting, reading and playing the organ; loved to cook; family was always first in her life
Survivors include her son, Ken Conner and his wife, Judy, of Huntington Beach, Calif.; daughter, Marianne Schlueter and her husband, Gene, of Wood Lake; grandchildren, Lori Vonheeder and her husband, Dirk, of Sioux City, Iowa, Brad Schlueter and his wife, Lisa, of Wood Lake, Todd Schlueter and his wife, Janice, of Blair, Wendy Addison and her husband, Preston, of Cloverdale, Calif., and Erin Conner of Long Beach, Calif.; great-grandchildren, Bree and Ben Vonheeder, Britley, Trey and Ty Schlueter, Bailey, Allyson and McKenna Schlueter and Finn and Rowan Addison; brothers, Alvie Payne of Kearney and Edwin Payne of Sarasota, Fla.; sister-in-law, Irene Linn of Lexington; several nephews; and one niece
Was preceded in death by her husband; parents; parents-in-law, Orville and Mabel Conner; brother, Allen Payne; sisters-in-law, Betty Payne, Ruth Payne and Lavere Payne; and brother-in-law, Laverne Linn
Kearney Hub, 20 March, 2010

JONES, Calvin E. "Hap", 84, of Thedford died Friday, March 19, 2010, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte
Services: Monday, United Church of Christ in Thedford with Masonic rites
Burial: Hillcrest Cemetery in Thedford
Mortuary: Govier Bros. in Broken Bow
Born May 27, 1925, in Kearney
Parents: Herman "Casey" and Ottillia (Yohn) Jones
Married: Sept. 14, 1952, to Audrey McCaslin in Merna
Survivors include his wife; sons, Jay of Thedford, Randy of Omaha and Dallas of Lincoln; daughter, Melanie Meijering of Carlton, Texas; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren
Kearney Hub, 20 March, 2010

SEILER, Flora W., 88, of Kearney died Friday, March 19, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Tuesday, St. James Catholic Church in Kearney, with Rebekah rites
Burial: Riverside Cemetery in Gibbon
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann in Kearney
Memorials: Prince of Peace Catholic Church or the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department
Born: July 26, 1921, in Lincoln
Parents: Conrad and Katherine (Michael) Hergenrader
Attended school in Lincoln; moved to Cozad in her early years
Married: 1941 to Clayton Reeds in Cozad. He died in 1958
Married: April 22, 1962, to William Seiler in Gibbon. He died in 2002
Owned and operated a beauty salon in Gibbon and then in Odessa; was a cosmetologist for 40 years
Activities: member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Rebekah Lodge in Gibbon for 65 years and Elks Does; enjoyed crocheting, knitting and solving Jumble puzzles
Survivors include her daughters, Mary Kay Bond and her husband, Dennis, of Gibbon and Shelley Prasek and her husband, Rick, of Denton; daughter-in-law, LeAnn Reeds of Lincoln; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by her husbands; parents; son, Steven; three brothers; and one sister
Kearney Hub, 22 March, 2010

HARDER, Emma, 76, of Gibbon, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1993, at Good Samaritan Center Gibbon
Services: Thursday, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Shelton
Burial: Gibbon Riverside Cemetery
Mortuary: Godberson, Gibbon
Born: July 4, 1916, Big Springs
Parents: Gustav and Theresa (Greinke) Harder
Grew up in Big Springs, graduated from high school 1933
Attend Kearney Normal School, taught rural schools near Big Springs for many years; moved to New York City, was employed as a purchasing agent for F.W. Dodge Co. and later for McGraw-Hill Inc.; retired 1978 Activities: member of the church and Lutheran Women's Missoary League, Gibbon Federated Women's Club, the Jolly Homebuilders Extension Club and the Gibbon Garden Gals
Survivors: brothers Leo of Gibbon, and Harvey, Kirland Wash.; sister Wilma and Alma Harder, both of Gibbon, and Roma Zimmer, Silver Springs, Md.
Was preceded in death by three sisters
Kearney Hub, 2 February, 1993

STEINER, Esther (Kreutzer) [nee Matzner], 87, a resident of Bethany Home in Minden for the past two years, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1993, at Kearney County Community Hospital in Minden
Mortuary: Horner-Lieske-Horner, Kearney
Kearney Hub, 2 February, 1993

MATZNER, Lillie, 78, of Gibbon, died Saturday, Jan 30, 1993, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney
Services: Thursday, Horner-Lieske-Horner Mortuary, Kearney
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Born: May 23, 1914, at Clarks
Parents: John P. and Lulu Brisbin
Attended school in Kearney
Was a resident of Kearney, moved to Gibbon 18 years ago
Survivors: son Everett Gillming, Noel, Mo., Robert Gillming, Gibbon, and Clifford Matzner, Gibbon; daughters, Pauline Anderson, West Covina, Calif., Louise Anderson, Platte Center, Martha Albrecht, Kearney, Joyce Roller, Imperial, and stepdaughter Norma Lee Yonker, Omaha; sister Freda Bartels, Hildreth; brother George Brisbin, Gibbon; 20 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by her husband Frank Matzner, Jr., who died March 15, 1987; a daughter, two sisters and three brothers
Kearney Hub, 2 February, 1993

MATZNER, Frank, Jr., 75, of Gibbon, died Sunday, March 15, 1987, at Good Samritan Hospital in Kearney
Mortuary: Horner-Lieske-Horner; arrangements are pending
Born July 8, 1911, at Amherst
Parents: Frank and Martha (Taubenheim) Matzner, Sr.
Lived in the the Kearney-Amherst area, moved to Gibbon in 1975
Military: U.S. Army, veteran of World War II
Was a mechanic for the Kearney Street Department, member of the Lutheran Church and Kearney VFW Post
Survivors include wife Lilli of Gibbon; sons, Clifford Matzner and Robert Gillming, both of Gibbon, and Everett Gillming of Noel, Mo,; daughters Louise Anderson of Columbus, Martha Albright of Kearney, and Norma Lee Yonker of Omaha and Joyce Roller of Imperial, and Pauline Andersonof West Covina, Calif.: 20 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Esterh Steiner of Kearney, Minnie Stevens of Tucson, Ariz., and Linda Bartusiak of Kearney.
Was preceded in death by a brother
Kearney Hub, 16 March, 1987

STOCK, Gerald I., 81, of Shelton, died Sunday March 15, 1987, at a Grand Island hospital
Services: Thursday, Amos Funeral Home in Shelton
Burial: Shelton Cemetery
Memorials: Shelton Fire Department or rescue unit and United Methodist Church in Shelton
Born Jan 22, 1906, at Shelton
Parents: John and Ada (Buck) Stock
Was a graduate of Shelton High School
Married Oct 13, 1928 to Olive Hermon at Red Cloud; lived in Shelton
Had been employed by Amos Motor Company of Shelton for many years; assumed ownership of the garage and Amos Funeral Home in 1958 after the death of his uncle; was a licensed funeral director
Activities: member of Shelton United Methodist Church, Shelton Masonic Lodge 94, Order fo the Eastern Star Chapter 286, the 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Tehama Temple of Hastings, and the Elks Club in Kearney; member of the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association
Survivors include his wife Olive of Shelton; daughter Vaughn De Sweenie of Nelson; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by one sister
Kearney Hub, 16 March, 1987

MAHRT, Alvin, 61, of rural Wolbach, died Jan. 30, 1993, at Lincoln General Hospital of injuries ... from being pinned against ...by a bull that same day
Services: ...day, Jacobsen Funeral Home, St. Paul
Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Wolbach
Born: July 7, ... Colon
Parents: Herman and ... (Huffsteder) Mahrt
Attended schools in Wahoo, graduated 1949; attended Kearney...College, later taught at Central Community College
Married: Norma M... at Dannebrog
Lived in Kearney for 20 years, worked as an Allstate Insurance agent; moved to ... near Wolbach
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RANSOM, Gene A., 60, of Kearney, died Saturday March 14, 1987, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Tuesday, First United Methodist Church
Burial: Kearney Cemetery, military rites
Mortuary: Godberson
Memorials: Hospice program at the hospital
Born Aug. 15, 1926 in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Parents: Frank and Cecelia (Griesen) Ransom
Moved to the Gibbon area as a child, attended rural schools and Gibbon High School
Military: U.S. Army, during World War II
Married: Oct. 26, 1947 to Bonnie Jean Montgomery in Minden; lived in Kearney
Was owner/operator of Ransom Body Shop for 30 years, Ransom's Mr. Ice for nine years; worked for the Buffalo County Weed District for the past three summers
Activities: member of First United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 52, VFW Post 759, 40 et 8 Voiture and Fraternal... (remaineder of obit is cut off the scan)
Kearney Hub, 16 March, 1987
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