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DAHLIN, Donald Dale "Don", 88, of Lincoln died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at his home
Services: Thursday, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Ord
Burial: Ord Catholic Cemetery with military honors
Mortuary: Ord Memorial Chapel
Memorials: Alzheimer's Fund
Born May 20, 1921, at Ord
Parents: Albert and Elizabeth (Miller) Dahlin
Was raised at Ord, graduated from Ord High in 1939
Military: U.S. Coast Guard, served at Neah Bay, Wash.
Married: April 26, 1943, to LaVerna Marie Novosad at Neah Bay. She preceded him in death
Enrolled at Kearney State College in 1948, graduated in 1951 by attending pre-, regular and post-sessions
Taught and coached in Loomis, 1951-1954; during summers, attended Colorado State College, received his master's degree in educational administration in 1954
Taught and coached in Pierce, 1954-1956; in Beatrice, 1956-1963; was assistant principal in Grand Island, 1963-1966, and in Lincoln in 1966-1967; lived in Kearney, 1967-1994, taught at the college and supervised student teachers; moved to Lincoln, 1994, to be near their children
Activities: loved athletics and was a participant, coach, referee and fan; was a devoted father and grandfather; member of the Nebraska Schoolmasters Association
Survivors include his daughter, Sheri Dahlin of Bellevue and her four children; son, Dale Dahlin and his wife, Roxanne, of Lincoln and their two children; daughter, Anne Tripp and her husband, Russ, of Gothenburg and their three children; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews
Was preceded in death by his wife; parents; brother, Roger; and sister, Jean Nelson
Kearney Hub, 14 April, 2010

WOLFORD, Vincent, 88, of Kearney died Monday, April 12, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Friday, First Christian Church
Burial: Kearney Cemetery with military honors
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials: First Christian Church or the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation
Born Feb. 10, 1922, in Kearney
Parents: Cecil and Olive (Hollingsworth) Wolford
After death of his mother, was raised by his father and stepmother, Leanda, on their farm east of Kearney; attended Stone School and graduated from Kearney High School in 1939; attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for two years
Military: U.S. Army Air Corps, Sept. 19, 1942-Oct. 1, 1945; trained as a B-17 pilot, served during World War II in England; was honorably discharged as a second lieutenant
Married: April 5, 1942, to Ruby Snyder in Kearney. She died in 2001
Married: Oct. 29, 2001, to Wilma (Huffstutter) Hendrickson in Kearney
Farmed east of Kearney for 42 years, moved into Kearney in 1988
Served on a rural school board, worked on Gateway Farm Expo, was chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee; served on the Federal Land Bank Board of Directors; was on the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for three years; erved 14 years on the First National Bank Board of Directors, and on the First Commerce Bank board; was chairman of the Good Samaritan Hospital Board of Directors and served on the Health Systems Board and Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation
Activities: member of First Christian Church, Kearney American Legion Post 52 and Kearney VFW Post 759; participated in the Hero Flight to Washington, D.C., in May 2008; enjoyed his involvement in local organizations, and especially his farming
Survivors include his wife; son, Roger Wolford and his wife, Kay, of Kearney; daughter, Janet Pohlman and her husband, Dale, of Kearney; brother, Wayne Wolford of Cozad; daughter-in-law, Jill Johnson and her husband, Keith, of Kearney; brother-in-law, Wayne Olson of Minden; sister-in-law, Mary Snyder of Kearney; grandchildren, Camie West of Elm Creek, Julie Keaschall of Pleasanton, Holly Thyne, Jenny Wolford, Gail Whalen and Geri Jasnoch, all of Kearney, Brian Wolford of Lincoln, Shari Wolford of New York City, Gina Gerlach of Omaha and Glen Wolford of Beebe, Ark.; 22 great-grandchildren; stepson, Kevin Hendrickson and his wife, Connie, of Denver; stepdaughter, Kathleen Colburn of Phoenix; four stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by his first wife; parents; stepmother, Leanda; son, Russel; sister, Wanda Olson; and sister-in-law, Marcey Wolford
Kearney Hub, 15 April, 2010

MICHAEL, Mary Ellen (Erickson), 93, of St. Maries, Idaho, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, in Spokane, Washington
Services: in St. Maries
Mortuary: Hodge in St. Maries
Born Oct. 15, 1916, at Riverdale, Neb.
Parents: Albert and Winifred (Harmon) Erickson
Graduated from Riverdale High School in 1934
Married: 1936, to Herbert Sharp Sr. in Columbus, Neb. He died in 1987
Married: December 1988, to Keith Michael in St. Maries. He died in 1998
Survivors include her sons, David Sharp of St. Maries and Gale Sharp of Spokane; daughter, Joyce Shepherd of Tabor, Iowa; brother, Bryce Erickson of Kearney, Neb.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; also sisters-in-law, Colleen Erickson of Scottsbluff, Neb., and Nora Erickson of Kearney
Was preceded in death by her husbands; sons, Jack, Herb Jr. and Charles Sharp; and brothers, Albert Jr. and Carroll Erickson
Kearney Hub, 16 April, 2010

MULFORD, Loretta Mae (Berry), 77, of Festus, Missouri, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Monday, April 12, 2010, at Festus Manor
Memorial services: April 24 at Festus Manor
Mortuary: Mahn Twin City, Festus
Memorials: Festus Manor Nursing Home
Born May 23, 1932, in Valentine, Neb.
Parents: William and Lula (Davis) Berry
Married: 1951, to Charles Mulford. He died Sept. 8, 2008
Was a licensed practical nurse
Activities: member of Christian Fellowship Church, was an avid reader, loved fishing, music and working with people
Survivors include her sons, Anthony Mulford and his wife, Karen, of Virginia Beach, Va., and Berry Mulford and his wife, Jessie, of Del Rio, Texas; daughter, Sharon of Valentine, Neb.; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren
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PETERSON, Toby, 64, of Durango, Colorado, died of a heart attack Thursday, April 8, 2010, in Durango
Memorial services: Monday April 12, St. Columba Catholic Church in Durango
Mortuary: Hood in Durango
Born Aug. 17, 1945, in Kearney, Neb.
Parents: Kenny and Elsie (Unick) Peterson
Married: Sept. 3, 1966, to Mary Lou Brennan in Durango
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Teri Romero of Broomfield and Paige Oswald of Brighton; sisters, Jendy Peterson and Kenda Stoltenberg, both of Sterling; and four grandchildren
Kearney Hub, 16 April, 2010

WIEZOREK, John L., 58, of Kearney died Friday, April 16, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Tuesday, O'Brien-Straatmann Funeral Home
Burial: Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell, with military honors
Born Nov. 25, 1951, in Kearney
Parents: Donald and Janice (Meadows) Wiezorek.
Grew up and received his education in North Platte
Military: U.S. Army, 1970-1972 during the Vietnam War.
Married: March 1975, to Laurie Brownawell in Portland, Ore.
Lived in Portland, worked for Portland Public Schools; mobed to Kearney, 1996, was employed by Mid-Nebraska Individual Services
Activities: pastimes included gun shooting, fishing and camping with family and friends
Survivors include his wife; sons, Scott Stanton and his wife, Wendy, of Kenmare, N.D., and Justin Wiezorek of Kearney; daughters, Jennifer McCulley of Portland and Alisha White and her husband, Mark, of Omaha; mother, Janice Foster of Kearney; grandchildren, Kaylee, Emma, Trent and Amelia; brothers, Jim and his wife, Debbie, Ron and his wife, Rhonda, Pat and his wife, Julie, and Don, all of North Platte, Mike and his wife, Michelle, of Humboldt and Ken and his wife, Phyllis, of Kearney; and sister, Deborah of Kearney.
Was preceded in death by his father and his brother, Larry
Kearney Hub, 19 April, 2010

LIND, Roxana "Roxie" (Marshall), 93, of Kearney, formerly of Funk and Holdrege, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at Mother Hull Nursing Home in Kearney
Services: Friday, Fridhem Lutheran Church in Funk
Burial: Fridhem Cemetery in Funk
Mortuary: Nelson-Bauer in Holdrege
Memorial will be designated later
Born July 26, 1916, on the family farm in Williamsburg Township in Phelps County
Parents: Oliver and Cassie (Kedey) Marshall
Was baptized at Williamsburg United Methodist Church, confirmed at Fridhem Lutheran Church
Received her primary education at District 76, graduated from Holdrege High School, 1933
Worked as a salesperson in Holdrege at J.M. McDonald's and Montgomery Ward until her marriage
Married: Oct. 2, 1938, to Carl Lind. He died Oct. 20, 2004
Was a farm wife, managed the household and family finances and cooked many meals for harvesting crews; took a job sewing draperies for The Decorating Shop in Holdrege, 1967; retired from farming in 1979, moved to Holdrege; moved to Kearney, 2005
Activities: active member of Fridhem Lutheran Church; volunteered at the Hospital Service League, Bloodmobile and Meals-on-Wheels; sewed quilt tops for Lutheran World Relief; hobbies were growing flowers and sewing
Survivors include her daughter, Janet Fox and her husband, Jerald, of Kearney; grandchildren, Carl McKinney and his wife, Renee, of Gilbert, Ariz., Robyn Houston and her husband, James, of Redlands, Calif., Gregory Fox of Kearney and Javier Fox of Kansas City, Kan.; three great-grandchildren; brother, Harold Marshall of Kearney; eight nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends
Was preceded in death by her husband; parents; daughter, Julie; sisters, Inez Marshall, Harriet Dahlstet and Roberta Lundstrom; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Marshall
Kearney Hub, 20 April, 2010

WEIGEL, Kenneth R., 71, of Kearney died Monday, April 19, 2010, in Omaha
Services: Saturday, O'Brien-Straatmann Funeral Home
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Born June 18, 1938, in Hays, Kan.
Parents: Edward and Alice (Eggerman) Weigel
Grew up in Hays, graduated from Hays High School and Fort Hays State University
Military: U.S. Army Reserve, 1960-1968
Married: June 13, 1959, to Connie Cook in Hays
Lived in Salina, Kan., was employed by the Duckwall-Alco stores; moved to Kearney in 1979, was store manager at the Alco store; retired in 1995
Survivors include his wife; sons, Bob and his wife, Joanne, of Omaha and Bill and his wife, Susan, of Overland Park, Kan.; daughters, Kim Day and her husband, Charles, of Miller and Shona Waggoner and her husband, Jeff, of Kearney; brother, Jan Weigel of Hays; sister, Phyllis Krueger and her husband, Hank, of Overland Park; and grandchildren, Kelsey and Erin Weigel, Bethany Weigel, Megan and Merry Day and Ashley, Madie and Colin Waggoner
Was preceded in death by his parents, Spotty and Alice Weigel, and his brother, Willy Weigel
Kearney Hub, 22 April, 2010

YENCKEL, Elizabeth Cora, 99, of Scottsdale, Arizona, died Friday, April 16, 2010, in Scottsdale
Services: April 27 at Riverside (Calif.) National Cemetery
Body will be cremated
Mortuary: Desert Hills in Scottsdale
Memorials: U.S. Air Force Memorial Foundation
Born March 20, 1911, in Waterloo, Neb.
Parents: Herbert and Anne (Rhodes) Thurston
Attended Kearney schools, was educated as a teacher at Kearney State Teachers College
Married: 1936, to James B.L. Yenckel of Hastings. He died in 1987
Was a military wife, lived in in Nebraska, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, Kansas, California, Arkansas and Washington, D.C.
Retired to Fresno, Calif.; traveled extensively with her husband; returned to Nebraska for meny Thurston family reunions
Gave up her driver's license at age 93; moved to Scottsdale to be near a daughter and her family; had been residing in an assisted living home, Colten Adult Care, in Scottsdale
Activities: was an avid bridge player, belonged to several local bridge clubs; enjoyed watching women's figure skating
Survivors include her son, James of Washington, D.C.; daughters, Barbara Leahy of Scottsdale and Karen Mileson of Snowmass Village, Colo.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters
Kearney Hub, 20 April, 2010

HULL, Ardis Jane, 94, of Holdrege, formerly of Gibbon, died Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Holdrege Memorial Homes
Memorial graveside services: Wednesday, Riverside Cemetery in Gibbon
Body was cremated
Mortuary: Nelson-Bauer in Holdrege
Born Oct. 26, 1915, at Ohiowa
Parents: Thomas and Nancy (Walker) Guthrie
Married George Hull. He died in 1968
Survivors include her son, Donald of Eureka, Nev.; daughter, Mona Cohagan of Holdrege; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren
Kearney Hub, 26 April, 2010

SHREVE, Dorothy Bliss, 81, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, in Naples
Services: Friday, First United Methodist Church in Kearney with ritualistic services by Tuscan Chapter 35 of the Order of Eastern Star
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials: First United Methodist Church
Born Feb. 7, 1929, in Kearney
Parents: Elmer and Ann (Wiles) Brun
Was a 1947 graduate of Kearney High School; attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney
Was employed by AT&T before her first marriage
Married: Dec. 27, 1953, to Harold "Washer" Bliss in Kearney. He died in 1994
Married: Jan. 6, 2001, to married Donald Shreve
Moved to Nebraska City, Neb., 1958; raised her family and later served in various positions with the Nebraska City School District; was head librarian for the Nebraska City Morton-James Public Library; returned back to Kearney, was a director at Mid-Nebraska Community Services; moved to Naples after her marriage to Donald
Activities: lifelong member of the United Methodist Church in Kearney, Nebraska City and Naples; was active in United Methodist Women; was a den mother in Cub Scouts; was the worthy matron of Queen Esther Chapter 1 in Nebraska City and Tuscan Chapter 35 in Kearney; was a lifelong Cornhusker football fan
Survivors include her husband; sons, Kent Bliss of Flower Mound, Texas, and Rod Bliss of Austin, Texas; stepsons, Donald Shreve Jr. of Charlottesville, Va., and Kenneth Shreve of McConnellsburg, Pa.; stepdaughters, Debora Shreve and Laura Boehm, both of Rochester, Minn., and Jayne Liebsch of Maple Grove, Minn.; 12 grandchildren and stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by her husband Harold; parents; sister, Elaine Brun Ryan; and nephew, Jim Ryan
Kearney Hub, 28 April, 2010

KELLER, Irene A., 98, of Gibbon, formerly of Seward, died Tuesday, April 20, 2010, in Gibbon
Services: today, Zabka Funeral Home in Seward
Burial: Beaver Crossing Cemetery
Memorials: Seward Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad
Born Feb. 15, 1912, in Cordova
Parents: Hans and Marie (Kolb) Jensen
Married: Aug. 11, 1937, to Carl Keller. He died Feb. 24, 1997
Survivors include her sons, Kermit Keller and his wife, Sue, of Gibbon and Lowell Keller and his wife, Carrie, of Meeteetse, Wyo.; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews
Was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Ralph Keller; and brother, Martin Jensen
Kearney Hub, 23 April, 2010

HOWE, Andrew "Andy" D., 84, of Kearney died Monday, April 26, 2010, at Mother Hull Home
Services: Friday, First United Methodist Church
Burial: Prairie Center Cemetery with military honors
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials: Camp Comeca, the Nebraska Parkinson's Disease Association or First United Methodist Church
Born Sept. 20, 1925, on the family farm in Weld County, Colo.
Parents: Arlow and Bertha (Duncan) Howe
Grew up on a farm near Pleasanton; attended school in Pleasanton, was a graduate of Pleasanton High School
Military: U.S. Army Infantry and Ordnance, was discharged on May 20, 1949
Married: April 23, 1950, to Nevabelle Bridges at First United Methodist Church in Kearney
Farmed north of Kearney in the Haven's Chapel area
Activities: member of First United Methodist Church, the Together Sunday School Class and many other organizations at the church; was president of Young Adults for the Nebraska United Methodist Conference; served as sexton of Prairie Center Cemetery for 50 years, was a 4-H leader for 30 years; led youths in gun safety, was an organizer of Youth Mentor Hunt for Pheasants Forever; charter member for Pheasants Forever and the Golden K Kiwanis Club; helped organize the ball diamond at Haven's Chapel; was GOP chairman of Buffalo County for numerous years and served on the Thornton Township Board; is listed in Who's Who in Nebraska, has many Master Angler awards, was citizen of the year for Kearney and received the Nebraska Game and Parks acres for wildlife award; with his wife, received the Kearney Hub Freedom Award in 2000 in the Humanitarian Category, and helped organize the Kearney Area Parkinson's Support Group; served as a fundraiser for many organizations
Survivors include his wife; son, Keith Howe and his wife, Holly, of North Platte; daughter-in-law, Janet Howe of Hastings; grandchildren, Kathryn Robinson and her husband, Ryan, Sarah Howe and her fiancé, Chris Wolf, Nathan Howe, Evan Howe and Schuyler Howe; and brother, Russell Howe and his wife, Corinne, of Kearney
Was preceded in death by his son, David Howe in 2001, one sister and two brothers
Kearney Hub, 28 April, 2010

FRERICHS, Bruce Alan, 54, of Kearney died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Kearney Manor
Services: Saturday, Grace Lutheran Church in Franklin
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery in Franklin
Mortuary: Hutchins Funeral Home in Franklin
Born March 24, 1956, in Franklin
Parents: Edwin and Evonne "Bonnie" (Bartels) Frerichs
Survivors include his parents of Hildreth; and brothers, Gary of Hildreth and Douglas of Omaha
Kearney Hub, 29 April, 2010

GIBBONS, Dixie M., 79, of Kearney died Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at Mount Carmel Home Keens Memorial
Services: Friday, O'Brien-Straatmann Funeral Home in Kearney
Burial: Elm Creek Cemetery
Memorials will be established
Born Sept. 9, 1930, in Little Sioux, Iowa
Parents: William and Shirley (Conyers) Swearingen
Grew up in Elm Creek, graduated from Elm Creek High School in 1947
Married: September 1948, to Max Gibbons in Benton, Ark. They divorced. He died in 1994
Earned bachelor of arts degree in business education from Kearney State College in 1973
Owned a café in Oconto; moved to North Platte, 1973, she worked as a social worker for Region II for the state of Nebraska Department of Social Services; then moved to Grand Island in 1974, worked for Region III, also in social services; was regional field supervisor for CETA, state Department of Labor in Grand Island, 1975-1978; later moved to Lincoln and became manager of Community Employers' Services Unit, worked there until ill health caused her retirement
Activities: member of the Kearney Eagles Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Auxiliary; pastimes included bowling, shuffleboard and dancing
Survivors include her son, William and his wife, Mickey, of Azle, Texas; daughters, Vicki of Rio Rancho, N.M., and Kathy Sayer and her husband, Larry, of Kearney; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Warren
Kearney Hub, 29 April, 2010

STEPHENS, Gary L., 68, of Kearney died Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Golden Living Center Lakeview in Grand Island
Services: Saturday, First Christian Church in Kearney
Burial: Elm Creek Cemetery
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann in Kearney
Memorials: to the church
Born July 9, 1941, in Elm Creek
Parents: Robert and Loraine (Glaser) Stephens
Grew up in Elm Creek and graduated from Elm Creek High School; graduated from culinary school at the Occupational Training Center in Sidney, 1966
. Married: July 8, 1962, to Janice Barnes in Elm Creek
Lived his adult life in Kearney; was an insurance salesman for Nebraska Farmer and Security Specialist; owned G&M Tree & Lawn from 1993-2001; retired for health reasons in 2002
Activities: member of First Christian Church in Elm Creek, transferred his membership to Kearney in the early 1980s
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Janet Stephens, Melinda Schwarz and her husband, Damian, Kristine Hill and her husband, Tiny, Cindi Bednarz and her husband, Mark, and Susan Ballain and her husband, Bob, all of Kearney; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Craig and his wife, Vicki, of Bertrand; and sister, Arlys Lange and her husband, Roger, of Overland Park, Kan.
Was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Brittany
Kearney Hub, 30 April, 2010

ROTH, Marcella (Lantz), 91, of Sacramento, California, died Monday, April 19, 2010, in Sacramento
Services: April 23 (Friday) at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Carmichael
Burial: Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Memorials: Sacramento SPCA
Born March 27, 1919, in Kearney, Neb.
Parents: Alfred "A.C." and Mary Rose (Moran) Lantz
Married: Aug. 22, 1946, to Raymond Roth. He preceded her in death
Had lived in Sacramento for 51 years; served as a dietitian in the Medical Department for the U.S. Army, including service in England, February 1944-February 1946; worked in Santa Monica in 1946 and 1947 as a hospital dietitian; taught at Our Lady of the Assumption School in the 1960s
Activities: was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother; active member of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church for the past 51 years, was active in the All Saints Mr. & Mrs. Club, PERTS and Renaissance at CSUS
Survivors include her sister, Mildred Macdonald of Kearney, Neb.; daughters, Margaret Pesavento and her husband, James, of San Marcos, Katherine Wollak and her husband, Norbert, of Citrus Heights and Mary Baeza and her husband, Raul, of Sacramento; sons, Gregory Roth and his wife, Patricia, of Sacramento and Douglas Roth and his wife, Shirleen, of Ellicott City, Md.; grandchildren, David Pesavento, Michael Pesavento, Stephen Pesavento, Jennifer Roth, Sarah Roth Nunn, Lisa Roth, Thomas Roth, Lindsay Wicks, Katherine Wicks, Matthew Wicks, Cristina Baeza and Alicia Baeza; great-grandchildren, Alessandra Pesavento, Christian Nunn and Cameron Nunn; and many nieces and nephews
Kearney Hub, 29 April, 2010

CADY, Avis C., 86, of Kearney died Sunday, May 2, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Wednesday, Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Memorials: Mother Hull Home
Born Jan. 19, 1924, in Valentine
Parents: Arthur and Luella (Bristol) Swearingen
Graduated from Valentine High School
Married: Jan. 24, 1942, to Joe Cady in Rushville. He preceded her in death
Worked as a bookkeeper, food service manager, factory worker and a homemaker
Activities: member of New Life Assembly Church and also the WCTU; enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Survivors include her sons, Larry Cady and his wife, Charlotte, and Norman Cady and his wife, Joan, all of Odessa, Robert Cady and his wife, Sam, of Grand Junction, Colo., and Calvin Cady and his wife, Cheryl, of Idaho Falls, Idaho; daughter, Glenda Foster and her husband, Russ, of Bradshaw; brother, Neal Swearingen and his wife, Ione, of Smithfield, Iowa; sister, Reva Thorpe and her husband, Neil, of Canon City, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by her husband; parents, one brother and two sisters
Kearney Hub, 4 May, 2010

KREUTZER, Wilma Whisler, 85, of Ravenna, formerly of Elwood, died Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Ravenna Good Samaritan Center
Services: Friday, First Christian Church in Elwood
Burial: Elwood Cemetery
Mortuary: Berryman in Cozad
Born June 21, 1921, in Holdrege
Parents: James and Edith (Carlson) Johnston
Married: May 23, 1943, to Russell Whisler. He died in June 1983
Married: Dec. 27, 1988, to Gustav Kreutzer. He preceded her in death
Survivors include her sons, Allen of Gilbert, Ariz., and Alvin of Kearney; daughters, Judy Nelson of Waverly, Iowa, and Joan Hyde of DeLand, Fla.; brother, James Johnston of Arizona; sisters, Elaine Norman of Holdrege and Mae Johnston of Kearney; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Kearney Hub, 4 May, 2010

PROCHASKA, Aaron Lee, 33, of Shelton died Saturday, May 1, 2010, as the result of a traffic accident north of Shelton
Services: Wednesday, Zion Lutheran Church North Shelton
Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery
Mortuary: Rasmussen in Ravenna
Born Sept. 20, 1976, in Grand Island
Parents: Ron and Marilyn (Cidlik) Prochaska
Graduated from Shelton High School, graduated from Curtis Technical School as a mechanic
Farmed on the family farm north of Shelton
Activities: member of Zion Lutheran Church North Shelton; enjoyed spending time with family and friends
Survivors include his parents and his brother, Brent, all of Shelton
Was preceded in death by his grandparents
Kearney Hub, 3 May, 2010

ROLFSMEYER, Allen L., 68, of Ravenna died of complications from cancer Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney
Services: Tuesday, Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Ravenna
Burial: St. Joseph's Cemetery south of Ravenna
Mortuary: Rasmussen in Ravenna
Born March 6, 1942, in Sherman County
Parents: Elmer and Esther (Samuelson) Rolfsmeyer
Graduated from Litchfield High School
Military: U.S. Navy
Married: Oct. 1, 1966, to Rita Stittle in Ravenna
Lived on a farm north of Pleasanton; farmed until his retirement; moved to Ravenna in 2008
Activities: was a devoted Christian, active member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, member of the local Lions Club; enjoyed collecting John Deere collectible tractors; was an avid craftsman, enjoyed making special gifts for his family members
Survivors include his wife; son, Mark Rolfsmeyer and his wife, Laurie, of Seward; daughters, Theresa Urkoski and her husband, Randy, of Seward, Michelle DeLisle and her husband, Tom, of Midland, Mich., and Megan Nyirongo and her husband, Edward, of Lincoln; nine grandchildren; his father, of Kearney; and sisters, Betty Hand and her husband, Rex, and JoAnne Rolfsmeyer, all of Kearney
Was preceded in death by his mother and a brother
Kearney Hub, 3 May, 2010

BURKEY, Harold F., 82, of Elm Creek died Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Mother Hull Home in Kearney
Services: Thursday, Christian Church in Elm Creek
Burial: Elm Creek Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials will be designated later
Born Feb. 5, 1928, north of Elm Creek
Parents: Edward and Lucy (Fellows) Burkey. Attended rural school at District 83 north of Elm Creek
Married: Aug. 13, 1950, to Charlotte Woolstrum in Elm Creek
Farmed for the majority of his life, also worked for Union Pacific Railroad
Activities: member of the Christian Church in Elm Creek; enjoyed woodworking, attending auctions and playing cards
Survivors include his wife; sons, Roger Burkey and his wife, Lea, and Bill Burkey, all of Elm Creek; daughters, Sharon Schroeder of Kearney, Susanne Guthrie and her husband, Scott, of Lincoln and Peggy Buxman and her husband, Dan, of Greeley, Colo.; brother, Sherman Burkey and his wife, Renee, of Scottsbluff; sister, Lois Reichert and her husband, Marvion Sr., of Kearney; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters; son-in-law, Terry Schroeder; and his parents
Kearney Hub, 5 May, 2010

RIKLI, James "Jim", 66, of Kearney died Monday, May 3, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Friday, Grace Fellowship
Burial: Kearney Cemetery with military honors
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann
Memorials: Gideons International
Born Jan. 30, 1944, in Beatrice
Parents: Vernon and Arlyne (Zabel) Rikli
Grew up in Beatrice, received his high school education at Beatrice High School, was part of the relay team that still holds the state record in the two-mile relay; subsequently attended Hastings, Peru and Kearney state colleges
Military: U.S. Navy, 1964-1968; served during the Vietnam War aboard P-3 Orion antisubmarine aircraft
Married: June 12, 1970, to Sue Wiebe in Beatrice
Lived in Kearney, at El Charman Lake south of Gibbon and in Shelton; owned Rikli Financial Services, specialized in providing financial and estate planning to clients distributed throughout the Midwest
Activities: interests included cooking, fishing, traveling and his Christian faith; the greatest expression of his faith was in the way he saw the unrealized potential in those around him and invested into them with vigor
Survivors include his wife; son, Chris and his wife, Megan (Hunnicutt), of Dallas; daughter, Sarah Green and her husband, Walt, of Gretna and their children, Maci and Moriah; daughter, Nancy Stahla and her husband, Rock, of Grand Island and their children, Lydia and Grant; and brothers, Rick of Phoenix and Tom and his wife, Monica, of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Was preceded in death by his parents
Kearney Hub, 6 May, 2010

GLINSMANN, Helen M., 67, of Gibbon died Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney
Services: Friday, Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kearney
Burial: Highland Cemetery in Ravenna
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Memorials: Holy Cross Lutheran Church, the Salvation Army or to Lutheran Family Services
Born May 14, 1942, on the family farm near Sweetwater
Parents: Leonard and Fern (Rummel) Larson
Attended school in Ravenna, was a graduate of Ravenna High School in 1959; enrolled in beauty school in Lincoln, was a licensed beautician/cosmetologist
Married: June 18, 1961, to Darwin Glinsmann at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ravenna
Lived in Omaha and Lincoln, moved to Gibbon in 1970
Was administrative assistant at Holy Cross for 12 years, retired in June 2002
Activities: active member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, served on several offices locally and in the Southern Nebraska District of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League; active member of the Holy Cross Wednesday Bible Class; enjoyed attending her grandchildren's events and cross-stitching
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Christy Botts and her companion, Kelly Funk, of Garden City, Kan., Mitzi Carter and her husband, Don, of Beloit, Kan., and Jenny Reinking and her husband, Brad, of Paola, Kan.; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; stepfather, John Alkire of Ravenna; sister, Linda Schultz of Ravenna; and brother, Roger Wagner of San Antonio
Was preceded in death by her parents, one stepfather and two brothers
Kearney Hub, 6 May, 2010

JORGENSEN, William "Keith", 82, of Mission Viejo, California, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Friday, April 23, 2010, in Mission Viejo
Memorial services: April 28 at O'Connor Mortuary in Laguna Hills
Burial: El Toro Memorial Park in Lake Forest
Additional service: Tuesday, May 11, University of Nebraska at Kearney Alumni House
Memorials: UNK Foundation Scholarship Fund
Born March 16, 1928, in Dawson County, Neb.
Parents: L.W. "Bob" and Mona (Boggs) Jorgensen
Married: Nov. 11, 1950, to Darlene Carlson in Kearney
Received his undergraduate degree from UNK in 1950, master's degrees from UNK and Brown University
Military: U.S. Army during the Korean War
Passionately enjoyed teaching math and chemistry to hundreds of students during his tenure as a teacher at Troy High School in Fullerton and college instructor at Orange Coast College and Saddleback College; was director of Allied Health Programs and acting director of records and statistics at Kearney State College, 1967-1976; was very active in the UNK Alumni Association of Southern California
Survivors include his wife; sons, Warren and William, both of Mission Viejo; brother, Lanford of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Lana Wood of Lincoln, Neb.; and seven grandchildren
Was preceded in death by his son, Steven; daughter, Linda Beisheim; and brother, Dwaine
Kearney Hub, 5 May, 2010

NELSON, Betty "Becky", 67, of Kearney died Monday, May 3, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Memorial services: Friday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kearney
Burial: later
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann
Memorials: the church or the Salvation Army
Born Feb. 7, 1943, in Kearney
Parents: Charles and Lydia (Devall) Nelson
Received her education in Kearney, graduated from Kearney High School in 1961
Worked at Kearney Dry Cleaners; worked for GTE as a long-distance/information operator while taking business classes at Kearney State College; moved to Golden, Colo., 1969, worked at a motherless home and volunteered as a teachers aide; attended practical nursing school at Emily Griffith nursing program, was a LPN at Denver General Hospital in the pediatric department assisting in the care of severely injured, burned and abused children; worked in the Denver area; retired back to the Kearney and Gibbon area a few years ago
Activities: member of the LDS Church; pastimes included gardening, sewing, being around kids and volunteering; loved helping others and loved animals
Survivors include her brothers, Donald Jarmin of Raleigh, N.C., Dennis Jarmin of Wilsonville, Gary Jarmin of Kearney and Randy Jarmin of Gibbon; and sisters, Karen Kaiser of Grand Island, Diann Carbaugh of Kearney and Connie Payne and Cheryl Johnson, both of Salt Lake City
Was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Charles Jarmin; and sister, Beverly Thomas
Kearney Hub, 6 May, 2010

WYMAN, Evelyn, 95, of Kearney, formerly of Shelton, died Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at Mother Hull Home
Services: Saturday, Shelton United Methodist Church
Burial: Shelton Cemetery
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann in Kearney
Born July 8, 1914, in Belgrade
Parents: Sam and Myrtle (Farley) Parr
Attended Kearney Public Schools and Nebraska State Teachers College
Worked as a legal secretary
Married: 1940, to George Wyman of Shelton. He preceded her in death
Lived in Shelton; worked as the secretary for the Shelton Housing Authority
Activities: member of Shelton United Methodist Church and the Joy Circle; enjoyed being a homemaker while caring for her children and grandchildren, her flowers, sewing and traveling
Survivors include her daughters, Judi Hendrickson of Gibbon and Penny Wyman and Sandra Hoffman, both of Kearney; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren
Was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Mable, Blanche and Hazel; and brother, Donzel.
Kearney Hub, 6 May, 2010

FECHT, Frances P. "Fran", 73, of Kearney died Sunday, May 2, 2010, at St. John's Good Samaritan Center
Memorial services: Thursday, Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney
Burial: Gothenburg Cemetery
Born April 4, 1937, in Grant
Parents: Peter and Amy (Hodges) Stryker
Graduated from Gothenburg High School
Married: Aug. 19, 1956, to William "Bill" Fecht at the United Methodist Church in Gothenburg
Moved to Kearney in 1956, owned and operated the White Spot Cafe for two years; then ran Willies Drive In for a couple of years
Attended cosmetology school in Kearney, worked at Florence's Beauty Salon; worked in the lab at Good Samaritan Hospital for 32 years; retired and worked part time at Walgreens and Kearney Foot Clinic
Activities: liked bowling, knitting and working crossword puzzles; enjoyed the outdoors
Survivors include her husband; son, Gary and his wife, Stephanie, of Vancouver, Wash.; and grandchildren, Lyssa, Matthew and Jessica Fecht, all of St. Clair, Mo., and Joshua Fecht of Vancouver
Was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters
Kearney Hub, 5 May, 2010

JOHNSTON, Vern R., 90, of Gibbon died Monday, May 3, 2010, at his home
Graveside services: Friday, Gibbon Riverside Cemetery, military honors
Mortuary: Godberson of Gibbon/Shelton
Memorials: Gibbon American Legion
Born Dec. 20, 1919, on a farm north of Gibbon
Parents: Thomas and Edna (Livingston) Johnston
Was the second youngest of five children; grew up on the farm, attended rural school near there; graduated from Gibbon High School; rode a horse to school every day and tied it in the barn northwest of the school
Military: U.S. Army, 1942-1945, served in the South Pacific
Returned from and farmed north of Gibbon
Married: Feb. 1, 1953, to Luella Urwiller in Gibbon. She preceded him in death
Lived on a farm northeast of Gibbon; retired and moved into Gibbon in 1993
Activities: member of the Gibbon American Legion
Survivors include his sister, Irene Williams of Idaho, stepgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews
Was preceded in death by his wife; parents; stepson, David Ludwig; stepdaughter, Juanita Heidemann; one brother; and two sisters
Kearney Hub, 6 May, 2010

LARSON, Burthon R. "Burt", 90, of Kearney, formerly of Holdrege and Axtell, died Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney
Services: Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church in Axtell
Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Axtell, military honors
Mortuary: Nelson-Bauer in Holdrege
Memorials: Trinity Lutheran Church in Axtell, the Kearney Area Make-A-Wish Foundation or donor's choice
Born Dec. 12, 1919, on the family farm south of Axtell in Kearney County
Parents: Carl and Hulda (Hagge) Larson
Youngest of three children; was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Axtell; spoke only Swedish upon entering grade school; received his education from Axtell Public School, graduated from Axtell High School, 1937; participated in sports, lettering in baseball for four years and in basketball for three years, and served as captain of both teams his senior year, was also voted the best-liked boy his senior year
Was the assistant cashier at Farmers and Merchants Bank in Axtell
Military: U.S. Army Air Corps, Jan. 27, 1942-Oct. 30, 1945; served during World War II overseas for three of his four years
Married: Sept. 2, 1945, to Ruth Schrock. She died June 23, 2009
Lived on the Larson family farm south of Axtell for 30 years; moved to Holdrege, 1969, and sold farm and industrial machinery; moved to Kearney in March 2007 to be near family
Activities: member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Axtell, Bethel Lutheran Church in Holdrege and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Lions Club in Axtell; enjoyed raising and showing quarterhorses and raising Australian shepherds, coaching girls softball, judging 4-H horses and model quarter horses; was a 4-H leader; enjoyed square dancing and playing Somerset; was an avid Nebraska sports fan; most of all, enjoyed time spent with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and old and new friends
Survivors include his daughter, Teresa Murray and her husband, Max, of Kearney; son, Dudley Larson and his wife, Sally, of Lawrence, Kan.; grandchildren, Chadd Murray and his wife, Dawn, of Kearney, Angela Philbrick and her husband, Trent, of Gering and Brett Larson and his fiancee, Danielle Fredrick, of Hebron; great-grandchildren, Austin, Nathan, Colin, Justin and Joslyn Murray and Taylor and Lauren Philbrick; sister, Ruth Dyke of Lincoln; sisters-in-law, Eileen Schrock of Holdrege and Helen Hendricks of David City; longtime family friend, Elund "Swede" Swedburg of Axtell; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Was preceded in death by his wife; parents; daughter, Mary Ann Larson at 9 months old; brother, Roy Larson; sisters-in-law, Patty Leff and her husband, Charles, and Violet Morrison and her husband, Forrest; and brothers-in-law, Truman Schrock in infancy, Sam Schrock Jr., Harlan Hendricks and Robert Dyke
Kearney Hub, 6 May, 2010

MULLEN, LaVaughn R., 87, of Kearney died Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Friday, Zion Lutheran Church
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann
Memorials: Zion Lutheran's radio broadcast fund
Born April 19, 1923, near Riverdale
Parents: Joseph Jr. and Dora (Reeh) Hadwiger
Grew up in the Riverdale and Kearney area; attended school at King's School
Married: April 12, 1947, to James Mullen in Riverdale. He preceded her in death
Lived various place during husband's time in the mililtary, eventually settled in Riverdale and Kearney
Worked for several years as a server for Grandpa's Steakhouse in Kearney
Activities: member of the church; interests included flower gardening, Christmas candies, her family and traveling
Survivors include her son, Roger of Omaha; daughter, Vicki of Kearney; brother, Ken of Kearney; sister, Norma Fees of Kearney; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews
Was preceded in death by her husband, five brothers and one sister
Kearney Hub, 6 May, 2010

MEDINA, Michael D., 53 of Loveland, Colorado, formerly of the Riverdale, Neb., area, died Wednesday, May 5, 2010, in Loveland
Memorial services: Monday, Viegut Funeral Home in Loveland
Burial of cremains: later
Memorials: Michael D. Medina Memorial Fund
Born Sept. 23, 1957, in Pueblo
Parents: Daniel and Mary (Talbot) Medina
Married: July 31, 1982, to Judy Evans in Riverdale
Survivors include his daughters, Christy Wise and Julie; his mother; brother, Daniel; sisters, Naydene Erpelding, Deborah and Cheryl; stepdaughter, Sherri Burrows; stepson, Jason Anderson; and 10 grandchildren
Was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Medina
Kearney Hub, 7 May, 2010

HIGH, Robert W., 86, of Kearney died Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at St. Luke's Good Samaritan Village in Kearney
Services: Monday, First Lutheran Church
Burial: Immanuel Cemetery north of Bertrand with military honors
Mortuary: O'Brien Straatmann
Memorials: Kearney Humane Society
Born June 17, 1923 in Bertrand
Parents: Robert and Berniece (Neutzman) High
Graduated from Bertrand High School and later from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Military: U.S. Army, 1943-1946 during World War II
Married: Aug. 17, 1948, to Dorothy Stevens in Farnam
Lived in Kearney, where he worked for banking and insurance firms
Activities: member of the church; was an avid fisherman, Nebraska football fan and promoter of Nebraska
Survivors include his son, Chris of Lincoln; daughter, Anne of Kearney; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother-in-law, Keith Fasteneau; and sister-in-law, Doris High
Was preceded in death by his parents, wife and son, Robert
Kearney Hub, 8 May, 2010

SCHMIDT, Esther M., 82, of Kearney died Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Tuesday, Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Burial: Elm Creek Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born Nov. 9, 1927, in Norfolk
Parents: Otto and Lora (Colley) Schultz
Was baptized on March 23, 1928; at age of 6, after her mother's death, was placed in a Norfolk orphanage; was adopted at the age of 10 by Louis R. and Ella M. (Schilling) Seemann in Potter; in a blue satin dress, rode the train from Norfolk to Potter to meet her new family by herself
Attended St. Paul Lutheran School in Potter, graduated from the eighth grade
Married: Sept. 12, 1948, to Melvin Schmidt in Potter
Lived on a farm at Waco, moved to Elm Creek in March 1969; retired from the farm, November 1988, and moved to Kearney
Activities: member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, was active in the quilting group; enjoyed spending time with her family, enjoyed cooking for her family, doing crafts for holidays, enjoyed doing puzzles with her grandchildren; loved garden, flowers and plants; made many quilts for family and friends, helped make quilts at the church
Survivors include her husband; sons, Allan and his wife, Linda, of Elm Creek, Elton and his wife, Beth, of Belton, Mo., and Wayne, of Shelton; daughter, Janice Sawtelle and her husband, Harold, of Omaha; grandchildren, Kathy Swinarski, Tara Beezley, Rebecca Schmidt, Mark Schmidt, Dominic Sawtelle, Christina Peters, Thomas Sawtelle, Luke Sawtelle, Rose Sawtelle, Matt Schmidt, Ben Schmidt, Sarai Schmidt, Amy Johnson and Quincy Schmidt; and great-grandchildren, Samantha Beezley, Tyler Swinarski, Cody Swinarski, Kadyn Schmidt, Keyan Schmidt, Maddilyn Peters, Madison Schmidt, Kaylie Johnson and Dylan Johnson
Was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Delbert Seemann
Kearney Hub, 10 May, 2010

BARTLETT, Elmer "Sparky", 89, of Kearney, formerly of Minden, died Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Graveside services: Monday, Minden Cemetery with military honors
Mortuary: Layton-Craig in Minden
Born March 26, 1921, in Kearney County
Parents: George and Elsie (Anderson) Bartlett
Grew up in the Minden area
Military: U.S. Army, served in the European Theater in World War II; was very proud of his service to his country
Returned to Minden, was a caregiver to his parents until their deaths
Worked as a butcher at the Norgaard Locker Plant in Minden for many years and later worked for farmers in the area
Was known for his recycling in the Minden area; moved to Kearney 30 years ago, continued his recycling
Activities: member of the Minden American Legion Post 94; was a very private and unassuming man, loved to be outdoors walking, riding his bike or gardening
Survivors include sisters, a brother and friends
Kearney Hub, 10 May, 2010

PRICE, Otto L., 91, of Shelton died Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney
Services: Tuesday, Godberson Mortuary in Gibbon
Burial: Shelton Cemetery
Born Aug. 18, 1918, in Berwyn
Parents: John and Flossie (Parker) Price
Married: 1941, to Nellie Dimmit. She died in 1953
Married: Oct. 2, 1954, to Irene Jackson
Survivors include his wife of Gibbon; son, Everett Brott of Ord; daughters, Neva Holstien of Shelton, Randi Journey of Minden and Danielle Towler of Shelton; 18 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren. Kearney Hub, 10 May, 2010

SHELDON, Alvin Albert, 89, of Kearney died Sunday, April 4, 2010, at his home
Mortuary: O'Brien-Straatmann in Kearney
Born on November 14, 1920; was last known to be living in Kearney, Nebraska
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Kearney Hub, 5 April, 2010

PELSTER, Florian J., 82, of Kearney died Thursday, April 22, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Graveside services: Friday, St. Boniface Cemetery in Elgin
Mortuary: Godberson Mortuary of Gibbon/Shelton
Born Oct. 21, 1927, in Elgin to John and Veronica (Buddecke) Pelster. Graduated from Elgin High School in 1945; received his auctioneering degree in fall 1947
Married: Aug. 19, 1947, to Joy Hawks in Long Pine. She preceded him in death
Farmed, raised cattle and had a dairy in addition to auctioneering; moved to Loup City, 1979, was a hog buyer; retired to Kearney in May 1995, moved to Mother Hull Home in 2007
Survivors include his children, Beverly Walton of Kearney, John Pelster and his wife, Debra, of Burwell, La Vern Pelster and his wife, Echo, of North Platte, Suzanne Cheeks and her husband, Doug, of Midland, Texas, and Karla Hehnke and her husband, Jim, of Ravenna; 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Lucille Jillson of Lincoln; sisters-in-law, Alfreda Pelster, Mildred Pelster, Bessie Hawks and Marilyn Krause; brother-in-law, Orland Krause; and many, many nieces and nephews
Was preceded in death by his wife; infant daughter, Diane; his parents; brothers, Raymond, Wilfred, Maynard, La Vern, Phillip and Jerome; sisters, Irene Moser, Laura Speiker, Esther and infant twins; and an infant grandson
Kearney Hub, 19 May, 2010
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