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ANDERSON, Eleanore M., 94, of Kearney died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Mother Hull Home
Services: Friday at First United Methodist Church
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born March 5, 1918, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
Parents: Robert and Emma (Clark) Bishop
Married: to Aubrey Chaney. He died in 1945
Married: June 20, 1950, to Delmar Anderson in Washington, D.C. He preceded her in death
Survivors include her daughter, Deb Murrish and her husband, Rod, of Kearney; sons, Robert Anderson and his wife, Brenda, of Parker, Colo., and Richard Chaney and his wife, Joan, of Omaha; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren
Graduated from Berkeley Springs High School
After marriage to Delmar, moved to Ralston in 1951; moved to Kearney in 1959, owned and operated Central Liquor
Worked at Kaufmann-Wernert as a sales clerk, then at ALCO department store; retired in 1984
Activities: member of First United Methodist Church; enjoyed going to the Peterson Senior Activity Center and served as a board member; volunteered at the Good Samaritan Hospital Gift Shop; also enjoyed traveling, playing cards and bingo
Was preceded in death by her husbands, one brother and two sisters
Memorials: First United Methodist Church or the Peterson Senior Activity Center in Kearney
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BOSARD, Ruth, 91, of Kearney died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Mother Hull Home
Graveside services and burial: Tuesday at Blue Valley Cemetery south of Hastings
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born Feb. 13, 1921, in Hastings
Parents: Clyde and Winifred (Wagner) Ratcliff
Married: Dec. 19, 1939, to William "Bill" Bosard in Minden. He died Nov. 5, 1989
Survivors include her son, Don Bosard and his wife, Donna, of Kearney; grandsons, Troy Bosard and his wife, Linda, of Sidney and Trent Bosard and his wife, Dellene, of Kearney; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter
Attended school in Ayr, was a graduate of Ayr High School
After marriage, lived in Hastings, Kearney, Iowa and Minnesota; retired to Kearney in 1982
Activities: member of Faith United Methodist Church
Was preceded in death by her husband and one brother
Memorials: Mother Hull Home
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BRUCE, David C."California Dave", 62, of Miller died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney
Services: later
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born July 26, 1950, in Ventura, Calif.
Parents: Edwin and Lorece (McDonald) Bruce
Married: May 4, 2007, to Deborah Morton in Lexington
Survivors include his wife, Deborah Morton-Bruce; daughter, Tammy Morgan and her husband, Rick, of Roswell, N.M.; brothers, Gary Bruce and Rory Bruce, both of Ventura, and Richard Bruce and his wife, Pearl, of San Bernardino, Calif.; sisters, Carolyn Cain of Lompoc, Calif., Sue Powell and her husband, Paul, of Shawnee, Okla., Lorece Strong and Bernice Machester and her husband, Kirk, all of Ventura, and Mary Bruce of Grand Island; grandchildren, Jordan, Jaycee, Jaymee, Jessica and her husband, Kyle, and Ricky; and great-grandson, C.J.
Graduated from Ventura High School
Activities: was an avid NASCAR fan; passion was working on cars and fishing; loved his family
Was preceded in death by his brothers, Chris and Edwin Bruce
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BURKE, Barbara M. (Hedges), 79, of Kearney died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Meadowlark Manor in Kearney
Memorial services: Thursday at Wagner Funeral Home in Central City
Born Jan. 8, 1933, in Arnold
Parents: Adolphus H. and Leona (Backes) Norgard
Married Dale Hedges
Married Myron "Ron" Burke. He preceded her in death
Survivors include her daughters, Melanie Riblett of Omaha, Marcy Fousek and her husband, Randy, of Kearney, Kay Grosshans and her husband, Doug, of Plattsmouth and Kelly Melson and her husband, Kirk, of Kearney; sister, Pauline Nissen of Aurora; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews
Grew up in Central City, spent 24 years there during her marriage to Dale Hedges; had four daughters
Moved to California in 1983, married Myron Burke; for the Sacramento City School District for 19 years as a preschool paraeducator for special-needs children; retired in 2003; after Myron passed away, moved back to Nebraska to be near her family
Was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Marceil at age 6, Bonnie Carlson, Pat Stuart, Dorothy Brown and Shirley Martin; brother, Robert Norgard; and grandchild, Kevin Riblett Jr.
Memorials: to AseraCare
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CHAMBERS, James A. "Jim", 67, of Johnson Lake, formerly of Fort Collins, Colo., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his home
Services: Thursday, Berryman Funeral Home Chapel in Cozad
Burial of cremains: Cozad Cemetery
Born June 21, 1945, in Nebraska City
Russell and Helen (Miller) Chambers
Married: June 1, 1968, to Jane Baker
Married: July 5, 1986, to Marcia Snyder in Grand Island
Survivors include his wife; sons, Robert Chambers and his wife, Janice, of Collinsville, Okla., Jeffrey Chambers and his wife, Tami, of Mesa, Ariz., and David Chambers and his wife, Erin, of Papillion; daughter, Terri Yanoviak and her husband, Jeff, of Katy, Texas; sister, Jackie Rudnick and her husband, James, of Grand Island; brother-in-law, Art Peters of Cozad; 10 grandchildren with one more on the way; and many other relatives and friends
Graduated from Ravenna High School in 1963
Military: U.S. Army, January 1966 - 1968; served in Vietnam; repaired helicopters such as the newly introduced Boeing CH-47 Chinook
After marriage to Jane, lived in David City, Omaha and Cozad, worked in purchasing for Henningsen Foods
Eventually moved to Grand Island, took a job with Kelly Supply
After marriage to Marcia, moved to Fort Collins, continued in sales with Kelly Supply; retired after 28 years; moved to Johnson Lake
Activities: loved collecting and driving Ford Mustangs, owned an original '64½ Mustang; especially enjoyed his grandchildren
Was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Catherine Journey and Pat Peters
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DYTRYCH, Bonnie R., 64, of Kearney died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at her home
No services
Mortuary: O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home
Born Sept. 3, 1948, in North Platte
Parents: Albert and Emma (Blhem) Guettler
Married: Oct. 24, 1975, to David Dytrych in Lexington
Survivors include her husband; son, Adam Dytrych and his wife, Cassandra, of Omaha; and two grandchildren
Graduated from high school in Greeley, Colo.
After marriage, resided in Kearney
Activities: enjoyed cooking, reading and collecting cookbooks, also liked to work in her garden and flowers
Was preceded in death by her father
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FELTZ, Brooklyn Devall, infant daughter of Bo and Becky (Rosenthal) Feltz of Kearney, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Children's Hospital in Omaha
Services: Saturday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church
Burial: Ogallala Cemetery
Mortuary: O'Brien Straatmann Redinger of Kearney and Gubser of Ogallala
Born Oct. 31, 2012, in Omaha at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Hospital
Survivors include her parents; grandparents, John and Penney Feltz of Ogallala and Jeff and Katie Rosenthal of North Platte; and great-grandparents, Chuck and Barb Baue of North Platte and Trudy Frye of North Platte
Was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Evelyn and Firmin Feltz, Don Frye and Robert and Elizabeth Rosenthal
Memorials: Children's Hospital in Omaha
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FETTERLEY, Walter "Russell", 79, of Mitchell, South Dakota, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell
Services: Wednesday, Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney
Burial: Kearney Cemetery with military honors
Born March 15, 1933, in York, Neb.
Married: Aug. 11, 1955, to Georgia Gifford
Survivors include his wife; son, Bud Fetterley and his wife, Carolyn, of Boise, Idaho; daughter, Kathleen Miedema and her husband, Philip, of Mitchell; son, Gifford Fetterley of Papillion, Neb.; daughter, Rebecca Stone and her husband, Allan, of La Vista, Neb.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many friends
Spent his childhood in College View, Neb.
Military: entered U.S. Navy at age 17 in 1950; served in the Naval Reserve Construction Battalion - Sea Bees; retired from Navy Reserve in 1985 as petty officer first class.
Attended Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln
Put his education on hold while children were growing; lived in Lincoln, worked as an electrical substation operator; moved his family to Highmore in November 1970, accepted a position at the Department of Energy Substation near Crow Creek; moved to Toccoa Falls, Ga., in August 1979, finished his education, received his bachelor of science degree in Bible and theology in May 1986; returned to Nebraska after graduating; entered Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell, August 2007
Activities: enjoyed his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and odd jokes and history of the Old West
Was preceded in death by his mother, Beulah (Wilson); father, Walter Russell Jeys; stepfather, Elmer Fetterley; and stepfather, Herbert Applebee
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FURBY, Donald D. 81, of Amherst died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at his home
Services: Monday, O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney
Burial: Riverdale Cemetery with military honors
Born April 14, 1931, in Eddyville
Parents: John and Hazel (Scott) Furby
Married: Jan. 1, 1952, to Doris Rasmussen in Elm Creek
Survivors include his wife; sons, David Furby and his wife, Kathy, of Amherst and Terry Furby and his wife, Annette, of Riverdale; daughters, Elaine Gould and her husband, Larry, of Kearney and Debra Patsios and her husband, Ricky, of Alda; sisters, Bonnetta Jameson of Amherst and Doris Blumanhurst of Cozad; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren
Grew up and received his education in Amherst
Military: U.S. Army, Feb. 4, 1952 - Jan. 16, 1954; served during the Korean War
After marriage, lived in Shelton, worked for National Construction; moved to Amherst, 1978, where he farmed and was a trucker
Activities: member of Miller American Legion Post 351, a past member of the Eagles Club and a member of the Rolling Eagles Camping Club; enjoyed camping and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren
Was preceded in death by his parents
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HANISCH, LaDonna, 76, of Ravenna died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island
Services: Tuesday, Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Ravenna
Burial: Souleville Cemetery near Rockville
Mortuary: Rasmussen in Ravenna
Born July 5, 1936, in Kearney
Parents: Mary L. Dawson and Lloyd Bell
Married Walter Hanisch
Survivors include her sons, Ed Hanisch and his wife, Ellen, of Gig Harbor, Wash., and Jerry Hanisch and his wife, Shirley, of St. Paul; daughter, Cindy Landis and her husband, Paul, of Omaha; eight grandchildren; and sister, Darlene Gerten of Oklahoma City
Was adopted by Clarence and Nellie (Krummack) Calvin at age 3 due to the loss of her parents in an auto accident; was educated in Ravenna, graduated from Ravenna High School; taught rural school for several years
After marriage, lived in Rockville, moved to Cushing; later moved to Omaha, managed a shoe store; retired to the Calvin family farm
Activities: member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and Altar Society
Was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Patricia
Memorials: the church
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HARMS, Rosmary C., 89, of Mesa, Arizona, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in Queen Creek, Arizona
Services: Tuesday, Melcher Mortuary Mission Chapel in Mesa
Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix
Born Oct. 6, 1923, in Essen, Germany
Parents: Julius and Emma Klatt
Married: to George W. Harms. He died Feb. 24, 1989
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Ann Epp of Florence; one grandson and three great-grandchildren
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HOLDRIDGE, Patricia Ann (Wampole), 66, of Fort Worth, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at her home
Graveside services: Saturday at Elm Creek (Neb.) Cemetery
Mortuary: O'Brien Straatmann Redinger in Kearney
Born Sept. 13, 1946, in Kearney
Parents: Emory and Hazel (League) Journey
Married: July 20, 1963, to Gary Wampole. He died in 2000
Married Glenn Holdridge
Survivors include her husband; sons, Hal Wampole of Kearney and Terry Wampole of Lincoln, Neb.; daughter, Rachell Merklin and her husband, Kerri, of Corpus Christi; grandchildren, Jessica, Kasey, Levi, Dewayne and Harley; brothers, Lawrence and Richard Journey of Kearney; and sister, Bonnie Fuestman of Kearney
Grew up and attended school in Kearney; after marriage, lived in Fort Worth
Was preceded in death by her husbend Gary, seven brothers and two sisters
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INGRAM, Minnie D., 91, of Kearney died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Mother Hull Home
Services: Wednesday, Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Born Oct. 29, 1921, in Kearney
Parents: Charles and Bettie (Fox) Schroer
Married: Nov. 10, 1940, to Murrel R. Ingram in Kearney. He preceded her in death
Survivors include her son, Lanny Ingram and his wife, Janna, of Kearney; daughter, Pat Larsen and Don Berndt of Lost Bridge Village, Ark.; grandchildren, Mike Larsen and his wife, Sara, of Omaha, Drew Larsen and his wife, Cortney, of North Platte and Kip Ingram, Stephanie Perdue and Thad Ingram, all of Kearney; great-grandchildren, Samantha Perdue, Brenden Ingram and Mya and James Larsen; and brothers, Don Schroer and Fay Schroer and his wife, Beverly, all of Kearney, and Elmer Schroer and his wife, Karen, of Gibbon
Attended Hartman Country School northeast of Kearney
Worked the majority of her life at Baldwin Filters in Kearney
Activities: was a past president of the Kearney Eagles Auxiliary; member of the Kearney American Legion Auxiliary; enjoyed fishing, camping, dancing, playing cards and the slots, especially enjoyed spending time with her family; took pride in the appearance of her yard
Was preceded in death by her husband; sister, Leona; and brothers, Everett, Melvin and Dale and Roy, who both died as infants
Memorials: AseraCare Hospice
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KEEFE, Therese Ileen, 89, of Columbus, formerly of Kearney, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Columbus
A celebration of life: Thursday at Ord Memorial Chapel
Burial of cremains: Ord Catholic Cemetery
Born Aug. 26, 1923, in Valley County
Parents: Carl M. and Ida M. (Mogensen) Hansen
Married: Aug. 15, 1942, to Morris M. Keefe at the 20th Infantry Chapel at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He died Nov. 4, 1996
Survivors include her daughters and their husbands, Karla and Tom Knott of Broken Bow, Patricia and Larry Young of Comstock and Kimberly and Jay White of Columbus; sons and their wives, Richard and Carol Keefe of Sargent and Matthew and Debi Keefe of North Platte; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren
Was raised in the Ord and Burwell areas, received her education at Haskel Creek Country School and graduated from Ord High School in 1941
After marriage, the family farmed and ranched in Valley and Custer counties and settled south of Sargent; worked in the Sargent, Broken Bow and Kearney hospitals in housekeeping and the kitchen; retired to Ord and then Kearney; she moved to Columbus in April 2012. Activities: member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Kearney; enjoyed playing bingo and watching Western movies
Was preceded in death by her husband; son, James M. Keefe; grandson, Justin Young; brothers, Jack and Wally Hansen; and sister, Audrey Keefe
Memorials: Catholic Charity
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LEAR, Randy W., 58, of Pleasanton died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at his home
Memorial services: Monday at O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney
Burial: later
Born June 21, 1954, in Fort Campbell, Ky.
Parents: William and Theo (Crowell) Lear
Survivors include his mother, Theo Layton of Pleasanton; brothers, Tim of Kearney and Don of Hammond, Ind.; sisters, Becky Lear-Lux of Shelton and Robin Wempen of Kearney; and several nieces and nephews
Grew up in Kearney, was a 1972 graduate of Kearney High School; was active in all sports in high school
Lived in Pleasanton, worked as an independent over-the-road trucker
Activities: was an avid bicyclist, participated in many marathons; was a car enthusiast, enjoyed golfing and snow skiing
Was preceded in death by his father; stepfather, Raymond Layton; and grandparents, Oscar and Esther Rasmussen and Frankie and Maggie Lear
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MASON, Donald L., 85, of Kearney died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Creighton Medical Center in Omaha
Services: Monday at First Baptist Church
Burial: Glenvil Cemetery
Mortuary: O'Brien Straatmann Redinger in Kearney
Born May 25, 1927, southeast of Paxton
Parents: Jean and Eunice (Woodcock) Mason
Married: Oct. 3, 1954, to Margaret Hunnicutt
Survivors include his wife; son, Dean of Glenvil; daughters, Elaine Mason of Arlington, Texas, Lois Dauel and her husband, Dan, of Kearney and Kris Hughbanks and her husband, Tim, of Kearney; grandchildren, Justin Dauel and his wife, Heather, Adam Dauel, Melissa Dauel, Brandon Verzal, Nathan Verzal, Jessica Abbott and her husband, AJ, and Courtney Hughbanks; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Rebekah Dauel and Isaac Verzal; brother, Lyle Mason and his wife, Mildred, of Castle Rock, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews
Was second of four children, grew up south of North Platte, attended Miller grade school and graduated from North Platte Senior High in 1945; was baptized, 1955, lived his love for the Lord in his daily walk
After marriage lived in North Platte, then moved to a farm near Glenvil in 1959; farmed for most of his life; moved to Hastings in 1980, was employed at Thermo King; moved to Kearney in 1994
Activities: was a devoted husband and father; loved to travel, camp and spend time with his family at his Cousins Reunions; loved his church, First Baptist, in Kearney, and especially loved his savior, Jesus
Was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert Mason and his wife, Alice; sister, Ethel; and sister-in-law, Kathryn Hunnicutt
Memorials: First Baptist Church
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McMAHAN, Patricia, 70, of Kearney, formerly of Litchfield, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at St. John's Good Samaritan Center in Kearney
Services: Friday at Litchfield Christian Church
Burial: Litchfield Cemetery
Mortuary: Rasmussen in Ravenna
Born May 21, 1942, in Mason City
Parents: Orlis "Kay" and Ruby (Burgess) McMahan
Survivors include her sister, Myrtle Halkyard and her husband, Don, of Gibbon; sister-in-law, Sharon McMahan of Tacoma, Wash.; and nieces and nephews
Was educated in Litchfield; lived with her parents
Moved to Cambridge Court in Kearney in 2000 and to St. John's Good Samaritan Center in Kearney in 2008
Activities: member of the United Methodist Church in Litchfield and Craft Club in Gibbon
Was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jess
Memorials: Litchfield Fire Department
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MUEGERL, Frances, 84, of Ravenna died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Good Samaritan Center in Ravenna
Services: Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Ravenna
Burial: St. Joseph's Cemetery southeast of Ravenna
Mortuary: Rasmussen in Ravenna
Born May 10, 1928, on the family farm south of Minden, Iowa
Parents: Joseph and Mary Bentelage
Married: June 1, 1949, to Joseph F. Muegerl Jr. at St. Patrick's Church in Neola, Iowa. He preceded her in death
Survivors include her sons, Don Muegerl and Paul Muegerl, both of Ravenna, and Gerard Muegerl and his wife, Sue, of Churubusco, Ind.; daughters, Joan Kapustka and her husband, Robert, of Boelus and Teresa Dorothy and her husband, Rod, of Pleasanton; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and sister, Collette Kusek of Omaha
After marriage, lived on the family farm south of Ravenna, had 10 children; together they enjoyed going to church, swimming, ice skating and Sunday picnics; retired to Good Samaritan Center
Activities: enjoyed her friends and family; also enjoyed doing puzzle books, playing bingo, shopping and putting together puzzles; member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and Altar Society
Was preceded in death by her husband; sons, Anthony, Patrick and Joey; daughters, Kathleen and Mary; and grandson, Alex
Memorials: St. Joseph's Cemetery
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NELSON, Lucille A., 101, of Kearney died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at St. Luke's Good Samaritan Village
Services: Thursday, First United Methodist Church and services by Tuscan Chapter 35 Order of the Eastern Star
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born July 14, 1911, in Kearney
Parents: Daniel C. and Emma A. (Epperle) Andersen
Married: Dec. 9, 1934, to Ronald B. Nelson in Kearney. He died in 1968
Survivors include her sons, Ron Nelson and his wife, Mary, of Kearney and Roger Nelson and his wife, Janelle, of Lincoln; daughter, Judy Dietz of Amherst; grandchildren, Michael Nelson and his wife, Nancy, of Omaha, Kim Moss and her husband, K.C., of Chandler, Ariz., Kelly Nelson and his wife, Lori, of Wahoo and Christopher Dietz and his wife, Tammy, of Amherst; stepgrandchildren, Brian and Carla Meyer and Bruce and Jesus Meyer, all of Lincoln, and Brenda and Tom Weigent of Omaha; and 10 great-grandchildren
Attended school in Kearney, was a graduate of Kearney High School
Was employed as the office manager at L&W Service Center for 33 years, retired in 1996 at age 85
Activities: member of First United Methodist Church, Church Circle No. 3, the Crusaders Sunday school class and Order of Eastern Star
Was preceded in death by her husband; granddaughter, Susan; great-grandson, Christopher; brother, Rupert; and sisters, Marie and Isabelle
Memorials: Breast Cancer Research Foundation or First United Methodist Church
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OTTMAN, Robert Martin, 86, of Kearney died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Graveside services: Thursday at Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, military honors
Mortuary: Elwood Funeral Home
Born Sept. 26, 1926, in Maxwell
Parents: George and Francis (Howerton) Ottman
Married: Dec. 30, 1950, to Leona Brown at Lexington United Methodist Church
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Linda Rath and her husband, Steve, of Elwood, Diana Lindskov and her husband, Dwight, of Imperial and Nita Worthen and her husband, David, of Covina, Calif.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sister, Dorthy Kincheloe of Grand Island
Military: U.S. Navy, served for four years
Worked in the propane service department for Lexington Co-op Oil Co. for more than 30 years; helped Del Brock as an electrician and at Simplot Fertilizer for a few years; moved to Kearney, 1983, worked for Kearney Public Schools as a custodial engineer
Activities: member of the American Legion and the Eagles Club, both of Kearney, and the Christian Church of Lexington; enjoyed gardening, woodworking and watching sporting events
Was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Leo Ottman; and sisters, Leona Agnew, Lula Arnold and Evelyn Beins
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PIASECKI, Walter, 96, of Kearney died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital
A celebration of life: Saturday at O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home
Born Oct. 19, 1916, in Detroit
Parents: Anthony and Victoria (Stanglewicx) Piasecki
Married: July 31, 1937, to Dorothy Whitworth. She preceded him in death after 70 years of marriage
Survivors include his son, Roger and his wife, Judy, of Kearney; daughter, Cyndy VanAutreve and her husband, Tom, of Georgia; grandchildren, Trevour Kelleher and his wife, Carrie, of Singapore, Sally Disler and her husband, Darren, of Colorado, Ben Piasecki and his wife, Molly, of Tennessee, Erica VanAutreve and her husband, David, of Maryland, Sarah Macrae of Georgia and Kristen Perchalski and her husband, Ryan, of Virginia; and eight great-grandchildren
Moved to Battle Creek, Mich., in 1933
Military: U.S. Army, honorably discharged in 1944
Was employed by Eaton Corp. from 1934 until 1978 when he retired; transferred to Kearney, 1969, to help set up the Eaton facility; spent three years at the Eaton factory in Sao Paulo, Brazil; visited many sites while in South America
Activities: had been named a member of the Nebraska Navy; attended the Over 90 club at Northridge; loved to travel and had visited all the states; member of the Elks Lodge, Tehama Temple and Shrine; enjoyed golf, playing cards and spending time with family
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PIERCE, Deane Elizabeth, 89, of Colorado Springs, formerly of Gibbon, Neb., died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at her home
Services: Monday, O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home - Miller Godberson Chapel in Gibbon
Burial: Fairbury Cemetery
Born July 5, 1923, in Thompson, Neb.
Parents: Eddie and Salora (Church) Zierenberg
Married: Jan. 20, 1946, to V.J. "Johnny" Pierce. He preceded her in death
Survivors include her son, Eddie Pierce and his wife, Jane, of Minden, Neb.; daughter, Jan Michalak and her husband, Chuck, of Colorado Springs; sister, Evelyn Priefert of Lincoln, Neb.; granddaughters, Nikki Podhaisky of Henderson, Nev., and Sarah Michalak of Boulder; grandson, Chuck Pierce of Seattle; great-granddaughters, Alicia Podhaisky of Honolulu and Erin Podhaisky of Rochester, N.Y.; nieces, Kathy Huff and Mary Dowell; and nephew, Tom Priefert
Received her education at Fairbury High School; after graduation, worked at a creamery in Fairbury at the start of World War II; went on to work in accounting and later taught at a country school for one year
After marriage, lived on a farm near Reynolds, Neb.; moved in 1968 to a farm at Gibbon
Activities: loved her friends; longtime member of the Sunshine Club; was an avid reader and loved to bake; was fond of cats and other animals
Was preceded in death by her husband, and son Dennis Pierce
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RASMUSSEN, Cyndia Lea, 54, of rural Hazard died of cancer Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at her home
Services: Monday at Faith Lutheran Church in Hazard
Burial: Hazard Cemetery
Mortuary: Rasmussen in Ravenna
Was born May 27, 1958, in Broken Bow
Parents: Darrell R. and Delores (Criss) West
Married: July 17, 1976, to Greg L. Rasmussen at Faith Lutheran Church in Hazard
Survivors include her husband; son, Brad Rasmussen and his wife, Sonya, of Hazard and Thomas Rasmussen and his wife, Ashley, of Blair; mother and stepfather, Delores and Emil Kowalewski of Gibbon; brother, Gary West and Nina Walker of Kearney; sister, Lori Ade and her husband, Marty, of Concordia, Kan.; parents-in-law, Wendell and Phyllis Rasmussen of Hazard; grandchildren, Grady and Bryce Rasmussen of Hazard and Mia Rasmussen of Blair; and nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends
Moved with parents to Ravenna in 1964, graduated from Ravenna High School in 1976
After marriage, lived in Hazard; in 1993, moved to the family farm homesteaded by her husband's great-grandparents in Hazard; since 1998, had worked as a legal secretary at the law firm of Nye, Hervert, Jorgenson and Watson in Kearney
Activities: enjoyed home improvement, swimming, water skiing and especially entertaining family and friends at the farm; member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hazard, taught Sunday school and helped begin a children's bell choir; served as secretary-treasurer of the Hazard Cemetery Board
Was preceded in death by her father; brother, David West; sister, Gelene West; and her grandparents.
Memorials: the church or Hazard Cemetery
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RIDDER, Clara Ann, 100, of Kearney, formerly of the Callaway area, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Northridge Assisted Living in Kearney
Services: Monday, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oconto
Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery at Callaway
Mortuary: Govier Bros. of Broken Bow
Born Oct. 11, 1912, at Callaway
Parents: Theodore and Elizabeth (Praest) Ridder
Survivors include her sister-in-law, Marianne Ridder of Callaway
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ROBERTS, John G., 46, of Kearney died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Memorial services: Friday, Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born March 1, 1966, in Goldsboro, N.C.
Parents: James and Mary (Gilliland) Roberts
Survivors include his sisters, Candi Fenster and her husband, Keith, of Lincoln and Deb Phillips and her husband, Gary, of Grand Island; brother, Dan Roberts and his wife, Donna, of Waipahu, Hawaii; nephew, Josh Fenster of Lincoln; nieces, Mackenzie Roberts of Waipahu, Brittany Phillips of Lincoln and Danielle Hinrichsen and her husband, Tyson, of Grand Island; aunts, Barb Larson and Alicia Carey and her husband, George, all of Kearney, and Pat Hasty of Oklahoma City; and several cousins
Graduated from Fremont High School in 1984; moved to Kearney, attended Kearney State College
Worked at Coleman Powermate in Kearney
Activities: member of the Spirit of Life Open Bible Church; loved his nieces and nephew and enjoyed spending time with them; liked to work on computers and have pets; was proud to have earned his Eagle Scout badge
Was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents
Kearney Hub, 21 November, 2012

ROBINSON, Veda M., 96, of Minden, formerly of Gibbon, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Bethany Home in Minden
Services: Wednesday, Faith United Church in Gibbon
Burial: Riverside Cemetery in Gibbon
Mortuary: O'Brien Straatmann Redinger - Miller Godberson in Gibbon
Born Oct. 3, 1916, in Buckeye Valley in Buffalo County
Parents: Harry and Vera DeBrie
Married: to Oren Applegate. He preceded her in death
Married: July 2, 1946, to Clayton Robinson in Smith Center, Kan. He preceded her in death
Survivors include her daughter, Audrey Applegate of Kearney; son, Rich Robinson and his wife, Susie, of Lincoln; grandsons, Bryan Robinson and his wife, Jill, and Brent Robinson and his wife, Heidi; great-grandchildren, Emma Robinson, Callahn Robinson, Reid Robinson, Chase Robinson, Drake Robinson and Cole Robinson; and sister, Violet Hanson
Worked at various jobs in Gibbon; was most proud of her children, grandsons and great-grandchildren; was active in the Gibbon Faith United Methodist Church, excelled in the annual Gibbon Crop Walk for the Hungry
Was preceded in death by her husbands, four brothers and two sisters
Memorials: Faith United Church or Gibbon Fire Department
Kearney Hub, 5 November, 2012

ROYLE, James D. "Jim", 73, of Pleasanton died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney
Services: Thursday, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pleasanton
Burial: St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Pleasanton; military honors
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born June 5, 1939, in Kearney
Parents: George and Agnes (Ball) Royle
Married: Sept. 24, 1966, to Jane Pfeifer in Spalding. She died in 2000
Survivors include his daughters, Lynn Davis and her husband, Matthew, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Brenda Yowell and her husband, Shawn, of Omaha; grandchildren, Jarrod Davis of Colorado Springs and Adam, Emily and Cody Yowell of Omaha; brothers, Robert Royle and his wife, Jo, Ronald Royle and his wife, Linda, and Danny Royle, all of Pleasanton, and Bryce Royle and his wife, Lori, of Amherst; and sister, Marva Potts and her husband, Henry, of Juniata
Grew up in the Pleasanton/Amherst areas, graduated from Amherst High School in 1957; attended Nebraska State Teachers College, played football
Military: U.S. Army, 1961-1963, veteran of the Vietnam War
. After marriage, lived in Kearney, worked various jobs; moved to Pleasanton, established, owned and operated Royle Irrigation, sold it in June 2012
Activities: liked being outdoors; enjoyed fishing, hunting and trap shooting
Was preceded in death by his wife, and brother Russell
Memorials: Pleasanton Fire and Rescue or St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pleasanton
Kearney Hub, 14 November, 2012

SATTLER, Viola I., 90, of Kearney, formerly of Sumner, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Friday, Grace Lutheran Church in Sumner
Burial: Sumner Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born Oct. 7, 1922, on the family farm northwest of Sumner
Parents: George and Mary (Vest) Kutsch
Married: Oct. 18, 1943, to Eric Sattler in Julesburg, Colo. He died in 1990
Survivors include her son, Milton Sattler of Lexington; daughters, Jenell Harmoney and her husband, Steve, of Amherst and Jani Barger and her husband, Jerry, of Culbertson; sister, Inez Dittmar of Kearney; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild
Attended Lower Park Valley School, graduated from Sumner High School in 1940; attended the American School of Commerce in Omaha; worked for Hodges Implement Co., and later for the Sedgwick County U.S. Department of Agriculture office in Julesburg
After marriage, moved to a farm northwest of Sumner in 1946; worked at Baldwin Filters in Kearney and Plectron Corp. in Overton; moved into Sumner in 1992, then to Kearney in 1997 and then into Mount Carmel Home Keens Memorial in 2009
Activities: charter member of Grace Lutheran Church in Sumner; enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, quilting, and playing cards and Aggravation with her neighbors
Was preceded in death by her husband; sons, Roger and Dennis; and sister, Elizabeth Brandt
Memorials: Grace Lutheran Church or the Sumner Rescue Unit
Kearney Hub, 25 October, 2012

SCHULLER, Virginia Rae, 73, of Fullerton died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Litzenberg Memorial Hospital in Central City
Graveside services: Nov 15, Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Fremont
Born May 18, 1939, on the family farm south of Ravenna
Parents: Anton J. and Hilda M. Schuller
Survivors include her sister, Audrey Moore of Albuquerque, N.M., brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Ruth Schuller of Tulsa, Okla., and their families
Attended rural school at District 92, graduated in 1956 from Ravenna High School
Was preceded in death by her parents
Kearney Hub, 21 November, 2012

SEERLEY, Mary Ellen, 92, of Kearney died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at St. John's Good Samaritan Center
Memorial services: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Born Aug. 5, 1920, in Woodrow, Colo.
Parents: Merle and Elsie (Mix) Killough
Married: Oct. 3, 1946, to Erling Aspen in Hoquiam, Wash. He died in 1965
Married: Jan. 15, 1980, to Donald Seerley in Kearney. He preceded her in death
Survivors include her sons, Stan Aspen and his wife, Dianne, of Miranda, Calif., and Danny Aspen and his wife, Ranae, of Kearney; daughters, Erlene Aspen of Garberville, Calif., Carolyn Rogers and her husband, Dave, of Government Camp, Ore., and Dianne Clement and her husband, Ed, of Eads, Tenn.; sisters, Margreta Williams of Red Cloud, Renetta Potter of Las Vegas and Betty Flohr of Blue Hill; grandchildren, Greg, Christine, Sadie, Stasi, Jodi, Michael, Shannon, Valerie, Angie, Matt, Christian, Daniel and Leslie; 21 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends
Grew up in and attended school in Colorado
With Erling, had eight children, lived in Washington and California; moved to Kearney in 1965, helped her sister run the sale barn café
Activities: member of the Kearney American Legion Auxiliary and the Eagles Auxiliary; enjoyed embroidering, playing cards and most of all, spending time with family and loved ones
Was preceded in death by her husbands; an infant son, Stephen; son, Gordon; and daughter, Leslie
Kearney Hub, 22 October, 2012

SMITH, Loren W. "Smitty", 70, of Martinez, Georgia, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at his home
Services: Nov. 20, Platts Belair Road Chapel
Burial: Bellevue Memorial Gardens
Mortuary: Platt's Funeral Home in Evans
Born Aug. 3, 1942, in Kearney, Neb.
Parents: Ralph and Darlene (Emmitt) Smith
Married: 1973, to Linda Lovett
Survivors include his wife; sons, Shane Smith and Chad Smith and his wife, Kyleen, all of Seneca, S.C., and Neil Smith of Grovetown; grandchildren, Anthony, Alex, Cory, Courtney and Aubrey; great-grandchildren, Kailey and Landen; and siblings, Kenneth Smith of Kearney and Betty Buffalo of Jacksonville, Fla.
Graduated from Kearney High School, 1960
Military: U.S. Army on Aug. 30, 1965-Oct. 13, 1983; did basic training at Fort Leonard, Mo.; served in Vietnam, August 1966-September 1967; retired, having received six Good Conduct Awards, the Bronze Star with the V device, three Army Commendation Medals and two Meritorious Service Medals; served as chief of the Program Management Division, Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate, U.S. Army Signal Center, since 2003; retired in 2010 after 45 years of federal service
Was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Bette; and three half-brothers
Memorials: Rebecca Moon Foundation for Childhood Cancers
Kearney Hub, 20 November, 2012

STARKEY, Frank H. Jr., 83, of Kearney died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Wednesday, First United Methodist Church
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born July 28, 1929, in Columbus
Parents: Frank Sr. and Louise (Swacker) Starkey
Married: Dec. 25, 1950, to Dorothy Burhoop in York. She preceded him in death
Survivors include his sons, Randal Starkey and Gregory Starkey, both of Bellvue, Colo., and Roger Starkey and his wife, Donna, of Kearney; daughters, Joan Gifford and Linda Starkey, both of Kearney; sister, Eleanor Wozny of Grinnell, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren
Attended Columbus High School, graduated with the class of 1947
Worked the majority of his life as an electronics technician for GTE
Activities: member of Kearney First United Methodist Church, Kearney Eagles Lodge 2722 and of the Communications Workers of America; enjoyed working on his house and tending to his yard; also enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, especially with his children and grandchildren
Was preceded in death by his wife; parents; son, Douglas; and sister, Maxine Ferris
Memorials: First United Methodist Church in Kearney
Kearney Hub, 20 November, 2012

THADEN, Gary Allan, 72, of Pleasanton died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Veterans Medical Center in Omaha
Memorial services: Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church in Pleasanton Burial: Washington state
Mortuary: Rasmussen in Ravenna
Gary Allan Thaden, 72, of Pleasanton died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Veterans Medical Center in Omaha. Born July 9, 1940, in Kearney
Parents: Walter and Mary (Major) Thaden
Married: Aug. 24, 1965, to Dorothy Rice; lived in New Mexico
Married: April 24, 1979, to Mary (Smith) Davey; lived in Pleasanton
Survivors include his sons, Rick Thaden of Pleasanton and Ron Davey of Overton; daughters, Tina Zamora Thaden of Deming, N.M., Trudy Davey Lind of Washington and Tammy Davey Hunt of Morristown, Tenn.; and sisters, Beth Gibson and her husband, Bob, of Trail, Ore., and Joan Lobe of Moses Lake, Washington
Was educated in Moses Lake
Military: U.S. Navy
Worked for Midlands Contracting; also worked in Litchfield as a law enforcement officer
Was preceded in death by a brother, John
Kearney Hub, 14 November, 2012

THOMAS, Danny, 63, of Farmington, New Mexico, formerly of Gibbon, Neb., died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in Farmington
Graveside memorial services: Dec. 1, 2012, Riverside Cemetery in Gibbon
Born June 9, 1949, in Pueblo, Colo.
Mother: LaVerne (Humiston) Thomas
Married: April 25, 1987, to Kathy Thomas in Gibbon
Survivors include his wife of Gibbon; daughters, Angela Butler and her husband, Les, of Hospers, Iowa, and Chrystal Martinez and her husband, Tino, of Grand Island, Neb.; brothers, Victor and his wife, Cheryl, and Richard "Peanut" and his wife, Wanda, all of Sidney, Neb., Kenny of Holdrege, Neb., and David of Gibbon; sisters, Janice Carman and her husband, Chuck, of Gibbon and Gloria Hinrichs and her husband, Jim, of Craig, Mo.; grandchildren, Jon Rose of Gibbon, Elizabeth and Les Butler of Hospers and Genesis, Noah and Moses Martinez of Grand Island; and numerous nieces and nephews
Was preceded in death by his parents, John and LaVerne Beeson; and brother, Roger Thomas
\ Kearney Hub, 26 November, 2012

WENDELL, Paul Raymond, 82, of Kearney, formerly of Wilcox, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Mother Hull Home
Services: Friday at Wilcox United Methodist Church
Burial: Wilcox Cemetery with military honors
Mortuary: Banta-Torrey in Wilcox
Born April 1, 1930, in Wilcox
Parents: Willie and Clara Jane (Walters) Wendell
Married: Aug. 23, 1956, to Ruth Mary Lawrence at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney. She preceded him in death on May 11, 2010
Survivors include his sister, Ruby Jean Hammett of Olympia, Wash.; sister-in-law, Margaret Wendell of Holdrege; brother-in-law, Walter Bauer of Culbertson; many nieces and nephews; other relatives; and many friends
Was the fifth of five children; attended grade school and high school in Wilcox, graduated 1948
Military: U.S. Army on Sept. 11, 1951 - Sept. 11, 1953; served in Korea with the 4th Platoon, Battery C, 231st AFA Battalion, 6th Armored Division
After marriage, lived on the Wendell family farm 1½ miles north of Wilcox on the county line in Phelps County; farmed and raised cattle most of his life; moved to the Northridge Retirement Community in Kearney, 2009, and to the Mother Hull Home on Jan. 4, 2011
Activities: was affiliated with the Wilcox United Methodist Church; member of the Wilcox American Legion Post 377 and the Wilcox Veterans of Foreign Wars Post; served in the Wilcox Volunteer Fire Department for several years; received the Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation and the Nebraska Farm Bureau Nebraska Pioneer Farm Family Award for 100 years of continuous family ownership, July 2011; made a memorable trip to Alaska; enjoyed farming and raising cattle; enjoyed time with his nieces and nephews
Was preceded in death by his wife; father on May 17, 1953; his mother on Jan. 13, 1966; brothers, Verle Wendell in 1979 and his wife Elvera in 2004, Lester Wendell in 1988 and Loren Wendell in 1991 and his wife Mildred in 2011; brother-in-law, Rollin Hammett in 2004; and sisters-in-law Joan (Lawrence) Luth in 1992 and her husband Ronald and Ruth's twin sister, Rita (Lawrence) Bauer
Memorials: Wilcox United Methodist Church or to the Wilcox Community Foundation
Kearney Hub, 24 October, 2012

WILLIAMS, Sharon L., 65, of Shelton died of brain cancer Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her sisters' home in Grand Island
Services: Monday, All Faiths Funeral Chapel in Grand Island
Burial: Shelton Cemetery
Born Dec. 14, 1946, at Camp Stoneman near Pittsburg, Calif.
Parents: Frank "Bud" and Dolores (Hadenfeldt) Williams
Survivors include her mother of Shelton; sisters, Sue Carlson and Sheila Williams, both of Grand Island, and Stephanie Haase and her husband, Steven, of Norfolk; and nieces and nephews, Lisa, Angela, Tracy, Kimberly, Robert, Jennifer, Jessica, Joshua, Jodi, Jason and Justin
Was baptized in Shelton at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in June 1947, was confirmed in 1973; was one of the original students when Mid-Nebraska Services was started in 1970
Was preceded in death by her father on Nov. 7, 1972, and her sister, Sandy Sherard in February 2012
Kearney Hub, 17 November, 2012

WIRTH, Barbara A., 76, of Kearney died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Mother Hull Home
Graveside services: Nov. 21 at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell
Mortuary: Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl
Born April 7, 1936, in Syracuse, N.Y.
Parents: William and Margaret (Hausmann) Weiss
Married: Jan. 28, 1956, to Gunter Wirth in Syracuse. He died in 2003
Survivors include her son, Jeff Wirth and his wife, Deb, of Kearney; daughter, Sue Pawlowski and her husband, Tom, of Littleton, Colo.; grandchildren, Alex Pawlowski and Scott Pawlowski, both of Denver, Jessica Wirth of Omaha and Logan Wirth of Kearney; and sister, Katherine Branton of San Antonio
Grew up in Syracuse, graduated from Nottingham High School; attended Syracuse University until her marriage in 1956
After marriage, lived in Oneida, N.Y.; relocated to Baldwinsville, N.Y., and then later to Ogallala; after husband's death, moved to Kearney to be closer to her family
Activities: member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ogallala, Amica Women's Club and the Ogallala Women's Bowling Association
Was preceded in death by her sister, Sue Corbin in 2012
Memorials: Prairie View Gardens of Kearney
Kearney Hub, 17 November, 2012

WORTHING, Daniel J., 76, of Omaha died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in Omaha
Services: Wednesday, Holy Name Church in Omaha
Mortuary: John A. Gentleman in Omaha
Born April 18, 1936, in Elm Creek
Parents: Caleb and Mary (Fitzgerald) Worthing
Married: Marguerite Pinard
Survivors include his wife of 53 years; children and their spouses, Christopher and Wendy Worthing, Joseph and Christine Worthing and Jeannine and James Adler, all of Omaha, Thomas and Mary Worthing of Norman, Okla., and William and Melissa Worthing of Hastings; son-in-law, Jerome Brich of Omaha; 23 grandchildren; siblings and their spouses, Helen and Dale Cruise of Salem, Ore., Gregory and Elaine Worthing of Venango and Patrick and Blanche Worthing, David Worthing and Mathew and Sue Worthing, all of Elm Creek; and nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends
Activities: member of Holy Name Parish for 43 years
Was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Diane Brich
Memorials: Holy Name Church, Royal Oaks House of Hope and Alegent Hospice
Kearney Hub, 19 November, 2012

YOUNG, Eula Mae (Phillips), 96, of Ravenna, formerly of Unionville, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Good Samaritan Home in Ravenna
Graveside services: Nov. 13, Unionville Cemetery
Mortuary: Playle and Jones in Unionville
Born May 1, 1916, in Gosper County
Parents: John and Laura (Clark) Phillips
Married: Oct. 29, 1935, to Roy Young in Ogallala. He died July 1, 1991
Survivors include her brother, Willard Phillips of Kearney; and several nieces and nephews
Graduated from Beaver City High School in 1934
Was a stay-at-home mother; livedin several places around Nebraska, moved to Kansas City, Mo., in 1941; retired to Unionville in 1976; moved to Kearney in 1999 to be closer to family
Activities: member of the Unionville United Methodist Church and the Unionville Country Club; enjoyed golf
Was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Eddie Young; daughter-in-law, Jean (Kellison) Young; grandson, Jeffrey Young; sister, Dolly Cross; and brother, Delmar Young
Memorials: Unionville Cemetery or Unionville United Methodist Church
Kearney Hub, 13 November, 2012
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