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2011 Obituary Extracts

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Fremont Tribune - Mon. 3 Jan 2011
Clinton MOSEMAN, 84 (photo)

Born 11 Mar 1926, Oakland, NE. Parents: Ernest & Anna (Andersen) Moseman. Grad. of Oakland HS. 1945-46: US Army. Farmed with his father near Wausa. 1949: Married at Wausa. Moved to Fremont. Worked for Hormel. He died Fri. 31 Dec 2010 at home. Service: Wed., First Lutheran Church, Fremont. Burial in Memorial Cemetery. Survivors: Hi wife, a daughter, 3 sons, 8 gch., 4 g-gch.; 3 brothers & a sister. Memorials to the church.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 3 Jan 2011
Betty R. ROUSE, 59 (photo)

Born 19 Oct 1951, West Point, NE. Parents: Elmer & Marth Gerch. 1970 grad. of Oakland-Craig HS. Married Lloyd Rouse. Resident of Craig, NE. Died Wed. 29 Dec 2010 at hospital in Oakland, NE. Service: Fri., Craig Auditorium. Burial in Craig Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: A son; a sister. Predeceased by a son; 2 brothers & 4 sisters.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 4 Jan 2011
Irene M. ANDERSEN, 97 (photo)
Born 1 Feb 1913, West Point, NE. Parents: Charles W. & Elizabeth (Schultz) Mack. 25 Feb 1931: Married Jens Andersne at Oakland, NE. Lived on home place. 1943: Moved to farm near Uehling, NE. Jens died in 1992; she moved to Oakland, NE. Irene died Fri., 5 Nov 2010 at Oakland hospital. Service: Fri., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oakland. Private burial will be in Argo Cemetery near Uehling.  Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: A son & his wife; a daughter-in-law, 9 gch., 17 g-gch., 6 gg-gch. Predeceased by her husband; a son; 2 brothers.

Grand Island Independent - Tues. 4 Jan 2011
George D. DORN, 88
Born 5 Jul 1922, Burt Co., NE. Parents: Lewis & Violet (Moore) Dorn. Grad. from HS in Tekamah, NE. WW II: US Army Air Corps. 17 Nov 1945: Married Irene Millward at Manchester, England. They lived in Tekamah until 1957; moved to Alda, NE. In 1965: Moved to Grand Island, NE. Irene died in 2004. George died Thurs. 30 Dec 2010 at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Service: Wed., All Faiths Funeral Home, Grand Island, NE. Burial Thurs. at Tekamah Cemetery. Survivors: 3 daughters, a son, gch & ggch.; 2 sisters. Predeceased by his wife, his parents; 3 brothers - Bud, Bill & John; 4 sisters, Margaret, Jean, Elaine & an infant.

Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 6 Jan 2011
Donald A. YOUNG, 71  (photo)
Born 27 Jun 1939 on farm near Bassett, NE. Parents: Glen & Eva (Roethler) Young. 1956 grad. of Charles City HS. 1957-59: US Army. 11 Sep 1960: Married at Waterloo, IA. They farmed near Bassett until 1872, moved to Uehling, NE where he managed a dairy. He died Wed. 5 Jan 2011 at his home near Uehling. Visitation: Fri., Pelan Funeral Holme, Oakland. Service: Sat., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oakland. Burial in Uehling Cemetery. Survivors: his wife, 4 children, 14 gch., 4 g-gch.; 2 sisters and 2 brothers.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 10 Jan 2011
Loretta L. JOHNSON, 83 (photo)

Born 5 Aug 1927, Obert, NE. Parents: Louie Holger & Inger Jensena (Hansen) Nielsen. Married Russell Nichols; later divorced. She returned to Oakland. 12 Apr 1962: Married Lester E. Johnson. She died Sat. 8 Jan 2011 at Oakland, NE. Visitatio: Tues., Pelan Funeral Home, Oakland. Service: Wed., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oakland. Burial in the city cemetery. Survivors:2 daughters, a step-son; 5 gch., 10 g-gch. Predeceased by her husband Lester; her siblings & a gch. Memorials to Oakland Mercy Hospital and Oakland Rescue Squad.

Norfolk Daily News - Mon. 10 Jan 2011
Wanda M. LEHMAN, 78 (photo)
Born 11 Jan 1932, Tekamah, NE. Parents: Fae & Marie (Nelson) Webster. Family moved to Norfolk, NE.  27 Feb 1950: Married Gerald Ellenberger. They farmed in Stanton & Madison Countues. 1997: She married Leonard Lehman. They lived in Stanton, NE. Leonard died in 2003. Wanda did Thurs., 16 Dec 2010 at Norfolk, NE. Memorial service: Tues., Evangelical Free Church, Stanton, NE. Arrangements by Home for Funerals. Survivors: 5 children, 16 gch., 6 g-gch.; a sister. Predeceased by her first husband; her parents, 2 brothers & 4 sisters.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 10 Jan 2011
Janice E. PETERSEN, 69 (photo)

Born 6 Sep 1941, Oakland, NE. Parents: Eugene B. & Helen M. (Newell) Uhing. 1959 grad. of Tekamah HS. 1970: Married Stephen R. Petersen; divorced in 1976. She died Tues., 4 Jan 2011 at Fremont, NE. Service: Fri., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Tekamah. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: a daughter; 2 brothers, 2 sisters, a sister-in-law. Predeceased by a brother.

Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Wed. 19 Jan 2011; Columbus Telegram - Thurs. 20 Jan 2011
Elaine Eloise KONECKY, 88 (photo)

Born 14 Nov 1922 near Lyons, NE. Parents: Earl & Jennie (Ruhe) Drummond. 1940 grad. of Lyons HS. Teacher. 24 Jan 1945: Married Edward Konecky at Rapid City, SD. Had 2 children. Attended Dana College at night. Continued to teach. Died Tues., 18 Jan 2011 at Columbus, NE. Rosary today at Pelan Funeral Home, Tekamah, NE. Service: Fri., St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, Blair, NE. Burial in Tekamah Cemetery. Survivors: A son & his wife; 2 gch., 4 g-gch.; a brother & a sister. Predeceased by her husband; a son David; her parents; sister Ethel Gugeni; 3 brothers - Harold, Donald & Eldon. Memorials to Tekamah Fire and Rescue.

 

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Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Thurs. 10 Feb 2011
Verda E. ROBERTS, 98

Born 22 Aug 1912, Scottville, NE. Parents: LeRoy & Maude (Wilson) Pinkerman. 26 Jun 1932: Married Joseph A. Roberts at Papillion, NE. They lived in Omaha, NE. Beautician. 1972: Moved to Blair, NE. She died 2 Feb 2011 at Golden Living Center, Tekamah, NE. Memorial service: Sat., 12 Feb at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Blair, NE. Survivors: A son, 2 daughters, 6 gch. 7 g-gch, 2 gg-gch. Predeceased by her husband; a son Douglas A. Roberts; 2 sisters.

Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Thurs. 10 Feb 2011
Robert L. WILLIS, 79

Born 3 Dec 1931, Giltner, NE. Parents: Harold Otto & Naomi Jane (Dasher) Willis. Schooled in Omaha and Grand Island, NE. Worked for Willis Construction. Lived at Herman & Blair NE. Died Wed., 9 Feb 2011 at hospital in Blair, NE. Service: Sat. Campbell-Aman Funeral Home. Survivors: A brother & sister-in-law; a sister. Predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Combs.

Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Fri. 11 Feb 2011; Fremont Tribune - Sat. 12 Feb 2011
Gladys M. LOFTIS, 88
Resident of Tekamah. Died Thurs. 10 Feb 2011 at hospital in Blair, NE. Visitation: Mon. Pelan Funeral Home, Tekamah. Service: Tues., Alder Grove United Methodist Church near Craig, NE. Burial in Tekamah Cemetery.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 15 Feb 2011
Dorothy L. ANDERSON, 80 (photo)

Born 24 Jul 1930, Omaha, NE. Parents: Jasper & Juanita Lee (Sheridan) Chapman. They lived near Tekamah, NE. 27 Jun 1948: Married Erwin G. Anderson at Tekamah. They moved to Fremont, NE. Member of Church of the Nazarene. She died Tues., 15 Feb 2011 at Elkhorn, NE. Service: Fri., Moser Memorial Chapel, Fremont. Burial in Memorial Cemetery, Fremont, NE. Survivors: Her husband, a son, 2 daughters, 8 gch., 6 g-gch.; a brother. Predeceased by a sister. Memorials to the church, American Diabetes Association or Dodge County Humane Society.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 15 Feb 2011
Ramon G. JOHNSON, 70 (photo)

Born 4 Aug 1940, Oakland, NE. Parents: Harold & Fern (Wagner) Johnson. 1958 grad. of Craig HS. 1965-68: US Army. 17 Feb 1967: Married in Germany. Lived near Craig, NE. He died Sun., 13 Feb 2011 at home. Service: Wed., United Methodist Church, Craig, Burial in the city cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: His wife, 3 sons, 3 daughters, 14 gch., 6 g-gch.; a brother & a sister-in-law.

Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 17 Feb 2011
Clifford GUSTAFSON, 96 (photo)
Born 10 Sep 1914, near Craig, NE. Parents: Hugo & Ellen (Johnson) Gustafson. Grad. of Oakland HS. Farmer. 1981: Moved to Oakland, NE with a sister. He died Wed. 16 Feb 2011 at Oakland, NE. Visitation: Today,  Pelan Funeral Home, Oakland, NE. Service: Sat., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oakland. Burial in the city cemetery. Survivors: Three sisters. Predeceased by an infant sister; 3 brothers-in-law. Memorials to the Church or to Oakland Height Nursing Home.

Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 24 Feb 2011
Virginia (Sabina Eremewicz) TOTH, 91 (photo)
Born 29 Jul 1919, McKees Rocks, PA. Parents: Sylvester & Sophia (Maksymowicz) Eremewicz. Family moved to Tulsa, OK. 28 Jul 1941: Married John A. Toth at St. Charles, MO. Lived in Flint Hill, MO. 2007: Moved to Craig, NE. She died Wed., 23 Feb 2011 at Craig, NE. Survivors: 7 daughters, 20 gch., 8 g-gch.; a sister-in-law & 2 brothers-in-law. Predeceased by her husband; a daughter & a gch.; 4 sisters, a brother. Visitation: Today, Pelan Funeral Home, Oakland, NE. Service: Sat. St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Tekamah. Burial in Craig Cemetery. Memorials to the church building fund or American Kidney Foundation.

Fremont Tribune - Fri. 25 Feb 2011
Loy K. CARLSON, 74 (photo)
Born 7 May 1936, Oakland, NE. Parents: Virgil & Opal (Tranmer) Carlson. 1953 grad. of Lyons HS. 1956-58: US Navy. Cattle buyer. He died 25 Feb 2011 at Oakland, NE. Service: Sat., St. Joseph's Catholic Chuech, Lyons. Burial: Lyons Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Home. Survivors: 3 daughters, 6 gch.; a sister. Memorials to Nebraska Chapter of the American Parkinson's Disease Association.

Norfolk Daily News - Fri. 25 Feb 2011
Chris L. STRONG, 50

Grew up in Tekamah, NE. Lived in Omaha before moving to Norfolk, NE. He died Sun., 20 Feb 2011 at Norfolk. Service: Sat., Methodist Church in Tekamah, NE. Survivors: His mother of Norfolk; his father & stepmother of Tekamah; his maternal grandfather of Loveland, CO; 5 siblings. Predeceased by grandparents: Leona Davis, Leslie Strong & Mildred Pride; uncle Donald Strong.

Fremont Tribune - Sat. 26 Feb 2011 (photo) ; Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Mon. 28 Feb 2011
Robert A. MAGILL, 73
Born 14 Jan 1938, Tekamah, NE. Parents: A.I. & Evelyn(Enger) Magill. 1955 grad. of Herman HS. 10 Jun 1967: Married Yvonne B. Rennerfeldt at Tekamah, NE. Automobile business. He died Wed., 23 Feb 2011 at hospital in Omaha, NE. Visitation: Sun. Pelan Funeral Home, Tekamah. Service: Mon., United Methodist Church, Tekamah. Burial in Herman Cemetery. Survivors: 5 sons, 18 gch., 5 g-gch.; a sister. Predeceased by his wife & his father. Memorials: Tekamah Fire & Rescue.

Fremont Tribune (photo) & Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Mon. 28 Feb 2011
Robert D. "Bob" CHATT, 93

Born 18 Dec 1917, Tekamah, NE. Parents: Stephen & Ruby (Palen) Chatt. 1935 grad. of Tekamah HS. 1940 grad. of UNL. WW II: US Army Air Corps (B-25 bomber pilot). 28 Oct 1944: Married in Tampa, FL. 1946: Couple moved to Tekamah where he was farmer, dairyman. He died Sat. 26 Feb 2011 at Tekamah. Service: Tues., St. Patrick's Catholic church, Tekamah. Burial in the city cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: His wife, 4 children, 10 gch., 19 g-gch.; a sister. Predeceased by 2 sisters, 3 brothers (one was an infant.). Memorials to the church building fund or Tekamah Publc Library.

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Fremont Tribune - Wed. 2 Mar 2011
Lucille Fredona HENDRICKSON, 90 (photo)
Born 31 Mar 1920, Decatur, NE. Parents: Stephen McKindry Bud & Olive Emma (Robinson) Guill. 2 Aug 1941: Married Reno Hendrickson. They farmed near Lyons, NE. Reno died in 1969; Lucille moved to Fremont the next year. She died Tues., 1 Mar 2011 at Blair, NE. Visitation: Today, Ludvigsen Mortuary, Fremont. Service: Fri., St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Fremont, NE. Burial in Lyons Cemetery. Survivors: 5 daughters a son, 14 gch., 17 g-gch.; 5 gg-gch. Predeceased by her husband; a son Kelly; her siblings. Memorials to Special Olympics.

Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 3 Mar 2011
Richard K. ANDERSON, 67 (photo)

Born 13 Oct 1943, West Point, NE. Parents: Elmer A. & Gladys W. (Johnson) Anderson. 1961 grad. of Oakland HS. 1963-68: USAF. Married in 1968. He worked in Iowa; in Malcolm & Crete, NE. 1983: Moved to Oakland, NE. He died Tues., 1 Mar 2011 at Oakland. Visitation: Fri., Petan Funeral Home. Service: Sat., Salem Covenant Church near Oakland. Burial in Salem Cemetery. Survivors: His daughter, 2 gch.; a brother & his wife; a sister-in-law. Predeceased by 2 brothers & a son. Memorials: Salem Food Pantry & Oakland Heights.

Fremont Tribune - Sat. 5 Mar 2011
Alice T. PETERSON, 97 (photo)
Born 26 Aug 1913 on farm near Lyons, NE. Parents: Einer & Maria "Mja" (Gustafson) Carlson. 1932 grad, of Oakland HS. 7 Aug 1940: Married Marvin Peterson at Fremont, NE. They farmed. Marvin died in 1963. She later moved into Oakland. Alice died Wed., 2 Mar 2011 at Fremont Area Medical Center. Service & burial will be at later date. Arrangments: Pelan Funeral Services of Oakland, NE. Survivors: A ste-daughters, a step-daughter-in-law; 3 gch., 9 g-gch., 3 gg-gch. Predeceased by her husband; a son, a stepson;, 3 sisters.

Columbus Telegram - Thurs. 10 Mar 2011
Saranne BAKER, 76

Resident of Decatur, NE. Died Sun. 6 Mar 2011 at hospital in Columbus, NE. Visitation: Today, Pelan Fueral Home, Tekamah, NE. Service: Fri., United Methodist Church, Decatur. Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur. Survived by 3 sons, 3 gch., 3 sisters & 2 brothers.
Note: Obit of husband Robert Baker appeared 25 Nov 2004 in Columbus Telegram.

Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Thurs. 10 Mar 2011 (death notice); Fremont Tribune - Mon. 14 Mar 2011
Lura E. RUWE, 93 (photo)
Born 9 Sep 1917 on farm in Washington Co., NE. Parents: Fred & Cora (Lyons) Hovendick. Family moved to CO., returned to farm near Herman, NE. 22 Aug 1943: Married Delmar Ruwe. He died in 1977. Lura died Wed., 9 Mar 2011 at nursing home in Tekamah, NE. Service: Today, Alder Grove United Methodist Church near Craig, NE. Burial in Herman Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: A son, 3 daughters, 11 gch., 10 g-gch.; 2 sisters and a sister-in-law. Predeceased by her husband, 2 brothers, etc.

Fremont Tribune - Wed. 16 Mar 2011
Claire M. LEIFERT, 69 (photo)
Born 29 Aug 1941, Oakland, NE. Parents: Martin & Hazel (Lindgreen) Leifert. Lived in Oakland & Fremont, NE. Dog handler at Royal Kennels. He died Sun., 13 Mar 2011 at Fremont, NE. Service: Fri., Elim Lutheran Church of Swaburg (near Hooper). Burial in the church cemetery. Arrangements: Ludvigsen Mortuary. Survivors: A sister, a nephew. Predeceased by his parents. Memorials to the church & the Fremont Friendship Center.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 22 Mar 2011
Tamsey GATEWOOD, 90
Born 28 May 1920 near Lyons, NE. Parents: John & Jessie (Shawver) Bacon. Teacher. 12 Mar 1939: Married Ray Gatewood at Fremont, NE. They lived in Lyons & Decatur, NE; Sergeant Bluff, IA. Returned to Lyons, NE. Ray died in 2004. Tamsey died Thurs., 17 Mar 2911 at her home in Omaha, NE. Service: 11 Apr at Memorial United Methodist Church, Lyons, NE. Burial in Lyons Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: 5 children, 8 gch., 15 g-gch.; 2 sisters & a brother. Predeceased by her husband, 2 children, 4 brothers & 5 sisters.

Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 24 Mar 2011
Debra L. ELLIS, 53 (photo)
Born 3 Nov 1957 in Blair, NE. Parents: Bill & Virginia (Andresen) Ellis. Family lived in Tekamah, Oakland, and Lyons, NE. She died Tues. 22 Mar 2011 at Oakland, NE. Graveside service Sat. at Tekamah Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Service. Survivors: A sister, a brother. Predeceased by her parents. Memorials to NorthStar, 120 N. Colfax St., West Point, NE 68788.

Norfolk Daily News - Sat. 26 Mar 2011
Emelia J. JOHNSON, 106

Born 12 Mar 1905, Oakland, NE. Parents: Carl & Josephine Johnson. Attended school at Oakland & near Randolph, NE. 1962: Bought a home at Magnet, NE. Later moved to Golden Living Center in Wausa, NE. She died Fri., 25 Mar 2011 at Wausa. Service: Mon. at Thabor Lutheran Church. Burial in Randolph City Cemetery. Arrangements: Brockhaus Funeral Home, Wausa. Survived by nieces & nephews. Predeceased by her parents: 4 brothers - Edward, August, Frank & Louis; 4 sisters - Ella Wahl, Rose Carlson, Esther Rice, & Ruby Cleveland.

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Fremont Tribune - Mon. 4 Apr 2011
Tamsey (Bacon) GATEWOOD, 90
Former resident of Lyons, NE. Died Thurs., 17 Mar 2011 at home in Omaha, NE. Service: 11 Apr at Memorial United Methodist Church, Lyons. Private burial in Lyons Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 4 Apr 2011
Stephanie P. WAHLERS, 29
Born 31 Aug 1981, Blair, NE. Grad. of Tekamah-Herman HS. Emergency medical technican & CNA. Died Sun., 3 Apr 2011 "as a result of injuries she suffered in a fire at her home in Fremont."  Visitation: Wed., Pelan Funeral Home, Tekamah. Service: Thurs., First Baptist Church, Tekamah. Burial in Tekamah Cemetery. Survivors: Her mother, her grandparents, a sister & a brother. Also living are relatives in Iowa.

Fremont Tribune - Wed. 13 Apr 2011
Floyd James SAGER, 88 (photo)
Born 18 Apr 1922 near Oakland, NE. Parents: James W. & Edith (Larson) Sager. 1940 grad., of Oakland HS. 1942-45: US Army Air Corps. 1946: Married at Hooper, NE. 1950 grad. of Midland College. Business mgr., banker. Lived in Grand Island for 26 years; moved back to Fremont, NE.Floyd died Mon., 11 Apr 2011 at Hooper, NE. Visitation: Fri., LKudvigsen ortuary Chapel, Fremont. Service: Sat., Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hooper, NE. Burial in Hooper Cemetery. Survivors: His wife; a sister, a brother, nieces & nephews. Memorials to Tabitha Health Care (4720 Randolph St., Lincoln, NE 68510), Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hooper, and Midland University, Fremont.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 19 Apr 2011
Kenneth Walter ASH, 78 (photo)

Born 16 Aug 1932, Lyons, NE. Parents: Ken & Vera (Southwell) Ash. 1950 grad. of Lyons HS. Employee of Northwestern Bell Telephone. 1999: Moved to Surprise, AZ. He died there 14 Apr 2011. Celebration of Life will be at Surprise. Survived by his second wife; 2 daughters, a son; stepchildren, gch. Predeceased by his first wife Marguerite Preston; a daughter - Joanna; his parents.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 25 Apr 2011
Margaret M. ALEXANDER, 89 (photo)
Born 2 May 1921, near Lyons, NE. Parents: William & Mary Agnes (Rafferty) Colligan. 1939 grad of Lyons Public Schools. 1942 grad. of St. Catherine's School of Nursing. Worked in Omaha; Santa Monica, CA; Blair, NE. 26 Aug 1948: Married Wallace Alexander. They farmed west of Lyons, NE. She returned to nursing at later date. Wallace died in 1992. In 2002, Margaret moved to Omaha, NE. She died Wed., 20 Aprr 2011. Service: This morning at St. Jospeh's (sic) Catholic Church, Lyons, NE. Burial in Lyons Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: 2 sons, 2 daughter, 18 gch., 8 g-gch., 1 gg-gch. Predeceased by her husband; 2 brothers & 2 sisters.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 25 Apr 2011
Fern I. Hayes FRANGENBERG, 92 (photo)
Born 7 May 1918, Julesburg, CO. Parents: Charles & Floy (Porter) Whaler. 1934: Married Paul R. Heyes, who died n 1962. Cafe owner/operator. 1984: Married William Frangenberg. Fern died Fri., 22 Apr 2011 at Oakland, NE. Memorial service: Tues., St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lyons. Burial in the city cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: Her second husband; a daughter; a son; 13 gch., 14 g-gch.; 5 gg-gch. Predeceased by her first husband; a son & a daughter, a gch.; 4 brothers, a sister. Memorials to American Cancer Society.

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Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Tues. 31 May 2011 with update on Wed. 1 Jun 2011
Dolores M. Schroeder MILLER, 83 (photo)

Born 2 Oct 1927, Cedar Rapids, NE. Parents: Thomas & Katherine (Browers) Matya. Dolores died Mon., 30 May 2011 at Tekamah, NE. Service: Fri., 3 Jun at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Takamah. Burial in Blair Cemetey.


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NOTE: Format of Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise changed so that obits are only a sentence of two long.


Fremont Tribune - Wed. 8 June 2011
Verona HENSCHKE, 81 (photo)
Born 24 Feb 1930 on farm near Oakland, NE. Parents: Carl & Marie (Johnson) Johnson. 1947 grad. of Oakland HS. 25 Jun 1949: Married Eldor Henschke. They farmed near Wayne, NE. Eldor died 2 Jul 1970. Verona later moved into Wayne, NE. She died Sun., 5 Jun 2011 at Wayne. Visitation: Thurs., Hasemann Funeral Home. Service: Fri., Our Savior Lutheran Church, Wayne, NE. Burial in Wakefield Cemetery. Survivors: A son, 3 daughters, a gch.; 2 sisters.


Fremont Tribune - Mon. 13 June 2011
Dorothea L. BECK, 77  (photo)
Born 19 Oct 1936 near Lyons, NE. Parents: Raymond & Elva (Crosby) Christensen. 1954 grad. of Lyons HS. 27 Feb 1955: Married Morris Beck. They farmed near Lyons. Morris died 20 Feb 2002. Dort died Thurs., 9 Jun 2011 at home near Lyons, NE. Visitation: Today., Pelan Funeral Home. Service: Tues., First Presbyterian Church, Lyons. Burial in the city cemetery. Survivors: 3 children, 6 gch., 2 gg-ch. Memorials to Lyons Volunteer Fire & Rescue.

Fremont Tribune (photo) - Wed. 15 June 2011; Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Thurs. 16 Jun 2011
Bernard H. UHING, 88 (photo)
Born 19 Feb 1923, West Point,  NE. Parents: Carl L. & Catherine M. (Wortman) Uhing.  6 Sep 1943: Married Dorothy M. Von Seggern at Tekamah, NE. Farmer. Dorothy died 26 Sep 1997. Bernard died Tues., 14 Jun 2011 at Tekamah. Visitation: Fri., Pelan Funeral Home. Service: Sat., St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Tekamah. Burial in the city cemetery. Survivors: 4 sons; 25 gch., step-gch., etc.; 2 sisters; a brother. Predecesed by 4 brothers, 2 sisters, 2 brothers-in-law. Memorials to the church.

Norfolk Daily News - Sat. 18 Jun 2011
Tom HANNA, 55 (photo)
Born 22 May 1956, Oakland, NE. Parents: Ed & Betty Hanna. Grad. of Oakland HS. Attended College of Hair Design in Lincoln, NE. 1976: Married at Oakland, NE. They moved to Norfolk, NE, opened his own shop. He died Thurs., 16 Jun 2011 at Norfolk. Graveside service will be Mon. at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements: Home for Funerals. Survivors: HIs wife; a daughter, 2 sons, 4 gch.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 20 June 2011
Anna "Linnea" Charlotta YOUNG, 97 (photo)
Born 11 Jul 1913 on farm E of Lyons, NE. Parents: Josephus & Hannah (Bring) Lindgren. 1932 grad. of Lyons HS. Oct 1940: Married Vernon Young; moved to homestead N of Oakland. Vernon died in 1959. Linnea later moved to Oakland, NE; owned the Oakland Rest Home. She died Fri. 17 Jun 2011 at Oakland, NE. Visitation: Today, Pelan Funeral Home. Service: Tues., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oakland. Burial in Oakland Cemetery. Survivors: 2 sons, 8 gch.; 2 sisters; 2 brothers. Predeceased by her husband; 2 brothers, 2 sisters; a daughter-in-law. Memorials to the church.


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Fremont Tribune - Tues. 5 Jul 2011
John H. NELSON, 92 (photo)
Born 26 Jun 1919 near Hooper, NE. Parents: Joe & Amelia (Weigle) Nelson. Grad. of Hooper HS. WW II: US Army. 19 Feb 1954: Married Doris Jean Egbers. They farmed near Craig, NE. He died Sun. 3 Jul 2011 at Hooper Care Center. Visitation: today, Pelan Funeral Home, Oakland, NE.  Service: Wed., Elim Lutheran Church. Burial in Swaburg Cemeter near Hooper. Survivors: A stepson & his wife; a son-in-law; 5 gch, 8 g-gch. Predeceased by his wife; 2 brothers; a stepdaughter; a son. Memorials to Craig Community Foundation and Elim Lutheran Church.

Fremont Tribune - Tues., 5 Jul 2011; Norfolk Daily News - Wed. 6 Jul 2011
Weldon "Swede" SWANSON, 82 (photo)
Born 2 Jun 1929, Oakland, NE. Parents: Nils Hugo & Edith Cecilia (Johnson) Swanson. Construction worker in Norfolk, West Point & Pender, NE. Moved to Minnesota and owned businesses in Thief River Falls & Gentilly, MN. Retired in 1997 to live in Leavenworth, KS. He died in Kansas City, KS on Sat., 2 Jul 2011. Service: Fri., Pelan Funeral Home, Oakland, NE. Burial in Craig Cemetery. Survivors: 4 children, 8 gch., 8 g-gch.; 3 brothers. Predeceased by his parents; an infant sister - Dorothy Lillian Swanson; a sister - Martha Ebba; brothers - Carl Rudolph, Marvin Theodore & Larry Dean.

Fremont Tribune - Sat. 9 Jul 2011
Shirley I. SCHWAB, 77 (photo)
Born 7 Jul 1934, Oakland, NE. Parents: Oscar & Helen (Anderson) Nelson. 1952 grad. of Oakland HS. Moved to Fremont and worked for telephone company. 2 May 1965: Married James Schwab at Fremont. Jim died 26 Dec 2007. Shirley died Thurs., 7 Jul 2011 at Fremont. Visitation: Sun., Moser Memorial Chapel, Fremonts. Service: Mon. Sinai Lutheran Church, Fremont. Burial in Memorial Cemetery, Fremont. Survivors: 3 nieces, a nephew; a brother-in-law. Predeceased by her parents & a sister; her husband. Memorials to the church.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 12 Jul 2011
Doretta D. "Doree"ALEXANDER, 68 (photo)
Born 26 Jan 1943, Oakland, NE. Parents: John & Sylvia (Stenberg) Darling. 3 Apr 1964: Married Keith Alexander. Grad. of UN, nurse. Worked in Fort Dodge, IA and other locations. Active in community affaits. Died Fri., 8 Jul 2011 at Rapid City, SD. Service was today at First Congregational Church, Rapid City. Burial in Pine Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Rapid City. Arrangements: Kirk Funeral Home. Survivors: Her husbnad, 2 sons, 2 daughters; 3 brothers. Memorials: Black Hills Workshop and First Congregational Church of Rapid City.


Fremont Tribune - Mon. 25 Jul 2011
Donna M. WIESE, 82 (photo)

Born 24 Oct 1928, Albion, NE. Parents: Berle & Lena (Schroeder) Berthelsen. Family moved to Scribner when she was still in HS. 1946 grad. of Commercial Extension Business School in Omaha. Worked in Lyons, NE as teacher's aide, & librarian. 22 Feb 1948: Married Irvin Wiese at Albion. They lived on farm west of Lyons. Irvin died in 1988. 1990: She moved into town. Donna died Sat., 23 Jul 2011 at Waverly, NE. Service: Wed., Bethany Lutheran Church, Lyons. Burial in the city cemetery. Arrangements by Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: 5 children, 13 gch., 6 g-gch. Predeceased by her husband; a son and a sister. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.


Fremont Tribune - Tues. 26 Jul 2011
Harry L. HANSEN, 93 (photo)
Born 20 May 1918, Lyons, NE. Parents: George & Nellie (McKenzie) Hansen. Grew up on a farm. 1942: Married. WW II: US Navy Seabees. Farmed east of Lyons until 1982, moved into town. He died Mon., 25 Jul 2011 at hospital in Sioux City, IA. Memorial service: Thurs., First Presbyterian Church, Lyons, NE. Burial in the city cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: His wife, 2 daughters, 3 gch., 2 g-gch. Predeceased by 2 brothers. Memorials to Talking Book and Braille Service, Nebraska Library Commission, The Atrium, 1200 N. Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508-2023.

Fremont Tribune - Fri. 29 Jul 2011
Lenore "Gloria" Isabel SHALBERG, 92 (photo)
Born 31 May 1919, Oakland, NE. Parents: Walter & Anna (Bring) Erickson. Grad. of Oakland HS. 21 Dec 1941: Married A.R. "Rick" Shalberg in Burt Co., NE. They lived in Hollywood, CA. When Rick entered military, she moved back to her parents farm. After the war, they owned a jewelry store in Oakland. They moved to Norfolk, and then to Lincoln, NE. In 1970, they moved to CA. Rick died in 1991 and Gloria moved back to NE. She died Tues., 26 Jul 2011 at Fremont, NE. Visitation: Sun., Pelan Funeral Home, Oakland, NE. Service: Mon., First United Methodist Church, Fremont. Burial in Westside Cemetery near Oakland, NE. Survivors: 2 sons, 2 daughters, 8 gch., 4 step-gch., 8 g-gch.; a sister & a sister-in-law. Predeceased by her husband; her parents, & 2 sisters - Myrtle Quist & Leila Erickson. Memorials to the church in Fremont, NE.

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Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 11 Aug 2011
David E. WAITE, 55
Born 22 Jun 1956 ayt Fort Dodge, IA. Parents: David R.  & Anna Waite. Served in USAF. Truck driver. Married in 1996. Lived at Fremont, moved to Lyons, NE. He died Sat., 6 Aug 2011 at hospital in Oakland, NE. Service will be private. Arrangements: Dugan Funeral Chapel in Fremont, NE. Survivors: His wife, a son, 2 daughters, 11 gch.; step daughters. Predeceased by a son, a brother, 2 sisters.

Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 18 Aug 2011
Prudence Dorothy NISSEN, 70 (photo)
Born 20 Feb 1941, Oakland, NE. Parents: Norman & Dorothy Wickstrom. 1958 grad. of Oakland HS. 27 Nov 1960: Married Myron Nissen at Oakland. Lived in Oakland, West Point & Fremont, NE. Prudence died Wed., 17 Aug 2011 at Fremont, NE. Visitation: Today, Dugan Funeral Chapel, Fremont. Service: Sat., First Lutheran Church, Fremont. Burial in  Westside Cemetery near Oakland, NE. Survivors: A son, 3 daughters, 8 gch.; a sister, a brother, other relatives. Predeceased by her husband; her parents, 2 brothers-in-law; a nephew.

Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 18 Aug 2011
Marlin E. SMITH, 85 (photo)
Born 6 Mar 1926 on farm near Bancroft. Parents: Samuel & Margaret (Kroger) Smith. 1943 grad. of Bancroft HS. 25 Jun 1950: Married at Lyons NE. They lived NW of Lyons. Farmer. Marlin died Tues., 16 Aug 2011 at Pender Care Center. Visitation: Fri.m Pelan Funeral Home, Lyons. Service will be Sat. at First Presbyterian Church, Lyon. Burial in the city cemetery. Survivors: His wife, 2 sons, 7 gch., 4 g-gch.; a sister & other relatives. Predeceased by a son & 2 brothers.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 22 Aug 2011
LaVerne B. NELSON, 99 (photo)
Born 9 May 1912, Cuming Co., NE. Parents: Emil & Hilma (Larson) Johnson. Grew up near Oakland, NE. 21 Mun 1919: Married Myron L. Nelson of Craig. They lived at Tekamah, moved north of Oakland. Farmed. Myron died Jan 1988. LaVerne lived in the Benson Building, moved to Oakland Heights. She died Sun. 21 Aug 2011 at Oakland Heights. Visitation: Today, Pelan Funeral Home, Oakland. Service: Wed., Salem Covenant Church near Oakland. Burial in the church cemetery. Survivors: A son, a daughter, 5 gch., 10 g-gch. Predeceased by her husband, a sister, 2 brothers, a gch.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 22 Aug 2011
Robert A. "Myrna" SPARKS, 52 (photo)
Born 15 Mar 1959, Oakland, NE. Parents: Robert & Marilyn Sparks. Attended Decatur Public School. Chopper operator. 26 Aug 1989: Married at Decatur; they lived at Lyons, NE. He died Fri. 19 Aug 2011 at hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Survivors: His wife, a daughter, a son, 3 gch.; his mother, 2 sisters. Predeceased by his father, an infant son, his step-father.

Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 25 Aug 2011; Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise (photo) - Thurs. 25 Aug 2011
Robert R. JONES, 92 (photo)
Born 26 June 1919, Washington County, NE. Parents: Pete & Blanche (Wallace) Jones. Lived near DeSoto. 1937 grad of Fort Calhoun HS. 3 Sep 1941: Married Louise M. Burmeister at Fort Calhoun. WW II: US Army (South Pacfic). Farmed south of Oakland, NE. Louise died 20 Sep 1870. 17 Aug 1973: Robert married a second time, in Colorado. He died Tues., 23 Aug 2011 at Oakland Heights. Service: Sat., Evangelical Free Church, Oakland. Burial later at Fort Calhoun Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: His second wife, 2 sons, a sister; step-children; gch. & g-gch.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 30 Aug 2011
Rhoades CLAUSEN, 68 (photo
Born 3 Feb 1943, Lyons, NE. Grew up at Fremont, NE. He died Mon. 29 Aug at Creighton Medical Center. Service: Fri., Dugan Funeral Chapel, Fremont. Burial will be Westside Cemetery near Oakland, NE. Survivors: His wife 2 daughters, 2 sons, 7 gch, 3 g-gch.; a brother.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 30 Aug 2011
Alden E. ENGDAHL, 82 (photo)
Born 6 Jun 1929, Oakland, NE. Parents: Albot & Christene (Thompson) Engdahl. 1946 grad. of Oakland HS. Attended Midland College. 11 Dec 1949: Married at Oakland; they farmed. He died Tues., 30 Aug 2011 at Oakland. Service: Fri., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oakland. Private burial in Oakland Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: His wife, a son, 4 daughters, stepchildren, grandchildren. Predeceased by a daughter & 3 sisters.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 30 Aug 2011
Janice E. PETERSEN, 69 (photo)
Born 6 Sep 1941, Oakland, NE. Parents: Eugene B & Helen M. (Newell) Uhing. 1959 grad. of Tekamah HS. 1970: Married Stephen R. Petersen, later divorced. She lived in Fremont area for 38 years. Janice died Tues., 4 Jan 2011 at Fremont. Graveside service will be Sat. at Tekamah Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: A daughter, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, a sister-in-law. Predeceased by a brother.

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Fremont Tribune - Sat. 10 Sep 2011
Mildred O. COOPER, 91 (photo)
Born 8 Oct 1919, Omaha, NE. Parents: Ray & Smilja (Vladitch) Obradovich. Grad. of Benson S & UNO. Teacher. WW II: Womens Army Air Corps. 31 Jul 1947: Married James R. Cooper at Las Vegas. They lived in Omaha, NE. 1955: Moved to Decatur, NE where owned a cafe and later a steak house. Mildred died Wed., 7 Sep 2011 at hospital in Papillion, NE. Service: Sat. First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. Burial at Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur, NE. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Service, Oakland, NE.  Survivors: 2 sons, a daughter, 4 gch & 5 g-gch.; a sister. Predeceased by her husband, a son, several siblings. Memorials  to First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland or Trinity Lutheran Church in Decatur.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 27 Sep 2011
Lois Norene CHERRINGTON, 84
Born 4 Dec 1926, Tekamah, NE. Parents: George & Lois Schafer. Grad of Tekamah HS & UN. Married Max Cherrington. History teacher in Greenwich, CT. Retired to Lincoln, NE where she was "Ask Me Lady" at the Children's Zoo". She died Sun. 25 Sep 2011 at Lincoln, NE. Service: Wed., First-Plymouth Congregational Church, Lincoln. Arrangements: Roper and Sons Funeral Services.  Survivors: Her husband, 3 sons, 2 daughters, 8 gch. Memorials to the Lincoln Children's Zoo.

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Fremont Tribune - Wed. 5 Oct 2011
Helen F. OGDEN-LINK, 85 (photo)
Born 8 Nov 1925 near Decatur, NE. Parents: Frank & Marie (Ashby) Conklin. 1942 grad. of Rosalie HS. 11 Sep 1944: Married Kenneth "Bub" Ogden in South Sioux City. They lived in Burt & Thurston Counties. 1991: Helen married Richard Link. 19985: She moved to Oakland, NE; died there Mon. 3 Oct 2011.  Service: Thurs., United Methodist Church, Oakland. Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur, NE. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: 2 sons, a daughter, 7 gch., 17 g-gch; 4 sisters & a brother. Predeceased by both husbands, a brother & a son-in-law.

Grand Island Independent - Sat. 8 Oct 2011
James "Martin" PETERSEN, 89 (photo)
Born 13 Dec 1921 near Craig, NE. Parents: James & Josephine (Martin) Petersen. 25 Jun 1944: Married Betty G. Jensen at Riverside Baptist Church near Decatur. They farmed in Burt County; 1958, moved to York County, NE. 1952: He started as manager of dairy farm at Platte Valley Academy, Shelton, NE. Member: Seventh-day Adventist Church. Retired to Grand Island, NE. Betty died 29 Jul 2010. Martin died Thurs., 6 Oct 2011 at Littleton, CO. Visitation: Sat., Horan & McConaty Funeral Home, Lakewood, CO. Service: Sun., Morningstar Senior Living, 5344 So. Kipling Parkway, Littleton, CO. Survivors: 3 children, gch & g-gch.; many other relatives. Predeceased by his wife & a son Ronn. Memorial donations to Rural Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery, c/o Victor Jensen, 3030 County Road P., Tekamah, NE 68061, or to the Alzheimer's Association , PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 25 Oct 2011
Eunice "Sue" RAVER, 77 (photo)
Born 16 Jul 1934, SW of Bancroft in Cuming Co. NE. Parents: Elmer & Martha (Boldt) Gerch. 1952 grad. of Rosalie HS. Family moved to Craig in 1953. 18 Apr 1958: Married Roger Raver at Craig, NE. Sue died Sat. 22 Oct 2011 at Oakland Heights. Visitation: Wed., Pelan Funeral Home, Oakland, NE. Service: Thurs., United Methodist Church, Craig. Burial in Craig Cemetery. Survivors: Her husband; 2 daughter, a daughter-in-law, 7 gch, 3 g-gch.; 3 sisters-in-law. Predeceased by
2 sons, 2 daughters; 2 brothers, 5 sisters.

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Fremont Tribune - Tues. 8 Nov 2011
Mardell BOKOWSHI, 81  (photo)
Born 25 May 1930, Oakland, NE. Parents: Henry & Aagot (Gaarder) Klebe. 1937 grad. of Hooper HS. 29 May 1948: Married Dale Cline at Hooper, NE. Dale died 28 Jun 1978. 5 Oct 1990: Married second to Stanley Bokowski. Stanley died 19 Feb 2011. Mardell died Sat. 5 Nov 2011 at Fremont, NE. Memorial service: Thurs., First Lutheran Church, Fremont. Burial in Memorial Cemetery will be private. Arrangements: Moser Memorial Chapel, Fremont. Survivors: A son, 3 daughters, 8 gch., 1 g-gch.; 2 brothers & a sister. Predeceased by both husbands; her parents; a sister Bevely Walraven and a brother Robert Klebe. Memorials to the church.

Blair Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise - Mon. 17 Oct 2011
Helen Louise MATZEN, 84
Born 3 Oct 1927, Decatur, NE. Parents: Charles Dudley & Retta Ann Lockhart. Raised in Tekamah, NE. Helen died Sat. 15 Oct 2011 at Blair, NE. Private memorial service will be at later date.

Fremont Tribune - Tues. 22 Nov 2011
Arvin H. VOGEL, 78 (photo)
Born 23 May 1933, West Point, NE. Parents: Nash & Delila (Thompson) Vogel. Grew up in Lyons/Bancroft area. 1952 grad. of Lyons HS. 23 Nov 1952: Married at Oakland. 1953: Moved to Fremont, NE. Arvin died Mon. 21 Nov 2011 at Fremont. Visitation: Thurs. Ludvigsen Morturary, Fremont. Service will be Fri. at Trinity Lutheran Church, with burial in Memorial Cemetery, Fremont, NE. Survivors: His wife; a son, a daughter, 7 gch. & 3 g-gch.; 2 sisters. Predeceased by 4 brothers, 6 sisters, 2 gch. Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church Bell Tower Fund.

Fremont Tribune - Wed. 23 Nov 2011
Anna M. ANDERSON, 88
Born 20 Jul 1923, Oakland, NE. Parents: Oswald & Esther (Larson) Johnson. ~1930: Family moved to Lyons. 1941 grad. of HS. 2 Sep 1945: Married Wilton Anderson. They farmed W of Lyons; 1987 retired into town. Anna died Tues. 22 Nov 2011 at Lyons, NE. Service: Sat. Bethany Lutheran church, with burial in Lyons Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: A daughter & her husband; a sister, a brother-in-law, a sister-in-law. Predeceased by her husband, a daughter; a son-in-law; 3 infant siblings, 3 sisters & 2 brothers.

Fremont Tribune - Wed. 23 Nov 2011
Alvina G. JOHNSON, 91 (photo)
Born 5 Jun 1920 in Burt County, NE. Parents: Gerhard & Mathilda (Heinemann) Suhr. 1937 grad. of Uehling HS. Worked in Fremont, NE. 3 Dec 1951: Married Wallace O. Johnson at Sioux City, IA. Wallace died 20 Jan 1993. Alvina died Sat. 19 Nov 2011 at Fremont, NE. Graveside service was Tues. at Memorial Cemetery, Fremont, NE. Arrangements: Moser Memorial Chapel. Survivors: Nieces & nephews. Predeceased by 2 brothers & 3 sisters. Memorials to Fremont Area Medical Center Hospice Suite.
 
Fremont Tribune - Fri. 25 Nov 2011
Lauren W. AYERS, 87 (photo)
Born 26 Sep 1924 at Oakland, NE. Parents: William & Esther (Wistrom) Ayers. 1942 grad. of Oakland HS. 7 Jul 1979: Married in Beemer, NE. He died Thurs. 24 Nov 2011 at Fremont, NE. Service will be Mon. at Moser Memorial Chapel, Fremont, NE with burial in Ridge Cemetery. Survivors: His wife, 2 step-children, 9 step-gch., 3 step-ggch; a brother. Predeceased by his parents.

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Fremont Tribune - Mon. 5 Dec 2011
Gerald N. BOWMAN, 82
Born 19 Sep 1929, Decatur, NE. Parents: William & Hazel (Buck) Bowman. Served in US Army. Lived in Omaha, worked as landscaper. He died Thurs., 1 Dec 2011 at Tekamah, NE. Service will be at later date. Burial at Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur, NE. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: A son, 4 gch.; a sister, a brother. Predeceased by 2 brothers & 2 sisters. Memorials to Golden Living Center. Tekamah.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 5 Dec 2011
Marian R. KOHLMEIER, 95 (photo)
Born 29 Mar 1916 at Lyons, NE. Parents: William & Marie (Christensen) Kroger. 1933 grad. of Lyons HS. 11 Feb 1940: Married Orrin Kohlmeier. They farmed his family place. Marian died Wed. 30 Nov 2011 at Lyons, NE. Service will be Fri., St. John's Lutheran Church near Lyons. Private burial in Lyons Cemetery. Arrangements: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: A son; 3 sister-in-law. Predeceased by her husband & 3 brothers.

Fremont Tribune - Mon. 5 Dec 2011
Dale W. SAGER, 83 (photo)
Born 15 Dec 1927 at Oakland, NE. Parents: James & Edith (Larson) Sager. 1942: Family moved to Hooper, NE where he grad. from HS in 1945. Attended Midland Lutheran College. Served in US Army Air Corps. 27 Feb 1949: Married. They farmed E of Winslow, NE. 1957: Returned to Hooper. Electrican, business owner. He died Sun. 4 Dec at Hooper. Visitation: Wed., Ludvigsen's Funeral Chapel. Service will be Thurs. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hooper. Burial in the city cemetery. Survivors: His wife, a son, a daughter, 5 gch., 3 g-gch.; a sister, a sister-in-law. Predeceased by his parents; a brother - Floyd.

Columbus Telegram - Mon. 5 Dec 2011
Barbara J. TUCEK, 81 (photo)
Born 16 Oct 1930, Omaha, NE. Parents: Dr. James & Doris (Lindburg) Allen. 1948 grad. of Craig HS. 1952 grad. of UNL. 24 Apr 1954: Married Albert B. Tucek Jr at Tekamah, NE. She was Platte County Extension Agent for 14 yrs. Barbara died Fri. 2 Dec 2011 at Tabitha Good House, Lincoln, NE. Visitation: Tues. McKown Funeral Home, Columbus. Service: Wed., St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, Columbus, NE. Burial in the church cemetery. Survivors: A daughter, a gch.; a sister, nieces & nephews. Predeceased by her husband & her parents. Memorials for diabetes research.

Fremont Tribune - Wed. 7 Dec 2011
Lane E. JOHNSON, 55
Born 24 Nov 1956 at Oakland, NE. Parents: Carrol & Patty Johnson. 1975 grad of Oakland Craig HS. 1977: Moved to Lincoln, NE. Attended UN and Wesleyan University. He died Tues., 6 Dec 2011 at hospital in Lincoln, NE. Service: Fri. at First Congregational Church UCC in Uehling, NE. Burial in the Baptist Cemetery near the church. Arrangement: Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: His mother, 2 sisters & a brother. Predeceased by his father & an infant sister.

Patricia I. OLIGMUELLER, 58 (photo)
Born 2 Mar 1953, Oakland, NE. Parents: Harold W., & Kate I. (Devasure) Hawkins. 1971 grad of Tekamah-Herman School. 29 May 1970: Married Leo Oligmueller at Lyons, NE. They lived mainly at Tekamah. Patricia died Sun. 11 Dec 2011 at home. Service was today at First Presbyterian Church in Tekamah. Burial in the city cemetery. Arrangements by Pelan Funeral Services. Survivors: Her husband; a daughter, 2 sons, 6 gch.; 2 brothers, 4 sisters. Predeceased by a brother & a sister.

Fremont Tribune - Thurs. 15 Dec 2011
Irene A. NIEDERHOEFER, 94 (photo)
born 8 Sep 1917 on farm in Cuming Co., NE. Parents: Louis & Pauline (Luebker) Niederhoefer. 1936 grad. of Oakland HS. Remained in Oakland area. She died Wed. 14 Dec 2011 at West Point Living Center. Service: Sat. at "... St. John's Lutheran Church on the county line." Burial in the church cemetery. Arrangements: Stokely Funeral Home. Survivors: A sister. Memorials to the church or the Humane Society.

Norfolk Daily News  - Sat. 24 Dec 2011; Fremont Tribune - Mon. 26 Dec 2011
Grover E. CARLSON, 89 (photo)
Born 14 Jul 1922, West Point, NE. Parents: Oscar E. & Lillie M. (Bergbom) Carlson. Abt 1927, family moved to a farm near Oakland, NE. Attended Craig HS. Worked in Omaha and CA. Returned to farm near Oakland, NE. 1 Jan 1948: Married at Tekamah, NE. Grover died Thurs., 22 Dec 2011 at Oakland. Service will be Tues., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oakland. Burial in the city cemetery. Survivors: His wife; a daughter & 3 sons, 12 gch., 5 g-gch.; a sister & a sister-in-law. Predeceased by his parents; a son Larry; a brother William; an infant gch.

Fremont Tribune - Wed. 28 Dec 2011
Doris G. CHERRY, 93 (photo)
Born 31 Jul 1918 at Tekjamah, NE. Parents: Walter L. & Gladys M. (Banbury) Marine. 30 Jul 1939: Married James Cherry at Plattsmouth, NE. They farmed NE of Craig, NE. 1989, they retired to Lincoln, NE. James died in May 1999. Doris died Mon., 26 Dec 2011 at Lincoln, NE. Service will be Fri., Pelan Funeral Home, Tekamah, NE. Burial in the city cemetery. Survivors: 2 sons, a daughter, 10 gch, 11 g-gch., 1 gg-gch.; a sister & a brother. Predeceased by her husband; a gch.; 3 sisters.  Memorials: Craig Presbyterian Church & Craig Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.

Fremont Tribune - Wed. 28 Dec 2011
Leah Lynn OSUCH, 59 (photo)
Born 12 Jun 1952 at Oakland, NE. Parents: Lloyd & Betty Moseman. 1970 grad. of Oakland-Craig HS. Grad. of Bryan School of Nursing, Lincoln, NE. 26 Dec 1972: married Duane Price. They lived in Lincoln, & then in Hooper, NE. Duane died in 1995. In Jan 1997: Leah married Gary Battistone in Fremont, NE. Gary died in 2001. Later that year Leah married John Osuch in Omaha, NE. They lived in Plattsmouth, NE. She died Fri. 23 Dec 2011 in Omaha, NE. Service will be Fri., Roby Funeral Home in Plattsmouth. Survivors: Her husband; 2 children; step-children; her parents; 2 brothers. Predeceased by 2 husbands.





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