Colfax Co., NE - 1979 Deaths (Colfax Co. Press) NEGenWeb Project
COLFAX COUNTY, NEBRASKA
1979 Deaths Reported in the Colfax County Press


KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS: b = born; d = daughter; s = son; m = married


ALBERS, Herbert, Sr, 78: b Mar 6, 1901, Wayne County, t G Henry and Meta (Heyne) Albers; m Amelia Ludwig, 1928, Beemer; m Madeleine Guinan, Nov 24, 1939, Carson City, Nevada; s James L, Herbert Jr; d Cleo Piderit, Rita Beck; died Nov 1979; burial Wisner Cemetery

BAHNS, Edward, 74: m Nettie __; s Leonard, Donald; d LaVance Fayman, Rose Ann McElicott, Lom Velma Peterson; died Dec 8, 1979, California; burial Glen Abbey, Chula Vista, California

BOS, Lambert Conrad, 67: b Aug 11, 1912, rural Clarkson, to Joseph M and Anna Lacina Bos; m Helen Odvarka, Jan 27, 1930, Omaha; s Russell; died Dec 1979, Schuyler; burial Clarkson Catholic Cemetery

BURES, Leo F, 70: b Dec 12, 1908, Schuyler, to Frank B and Cathrine (Mares) Bures; m Margaret Speicher, Sept 12, 1933, Columbus; s Robert, John; d Joyce Albright, Janet Novotny; died Oct 1979, Schuyler; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

CHADEK, Frances, 93: b to __ Vasko; s John J, Dr Leonard J; d Helen Mokry, Frances Steffens; died Oct 1979; burial Hillcrest Cemetery [Omaha?]

CHILCOAT, Lloyd, Sr, 84: b Mar 6, 1895, rural Colfax County, to Carl Cassidy and Eva (Coleman) Chilcoat; m Olive Margaret Luedke, Feb 16, 1926, Council Bluffs, Iowa; s Lloyd Jr; died Sept, 1979; burial Stnaton Cemetery

CLOCKER, Marie J, 74: b Heffron; m Everett H Clocker, 1936; s Everett Jr; d Camilla A; died abt Oct 1979

DeBOWER, Ernest E, 73: b Feb 2, 1906, rural Schuyler, to Frederick DeBower and Rosa Ernst; m Edna Stone, Feb 17, 1931, Omaha; d Delores Johnson, Janice Beddard; died Oct 1979, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

DOERNEMANN, John, 81: b July 22, 1898, to Theodore and Elizabeth (Pohlman) Doernemann; m Theresia Pieper, Nov 25, 1925, Dodge; s Vincent, Victor, Cletus; died Dec 31, 1979, Schuyler; burial St Wenceslaus Cemetery, Dodge

DOLESH, Joseph J, 63: b June 14, 1916, rural Stanton County, to Joseph F and Mary Franek Dolesh; m Emily Srb, Sept 21, 1937, Stanton County; s Joseph A, Gene, Richard; died Oct 26, 1979, Norfolk; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

ENTENMAN, Laura Estelle: m Judge Orville B Entenman; died Nov 1979, Omaha; burial Stanton Cemetery

EUCKER, Verna V, 78: b July 28, 1901, Stanton County, to Mr and Mrs William Vogel; m Phillip Asch, 1928, m Ed Eucker, 1966; s Robert Asch; d Alice Helmers; step-s Gene Eucker; died Sept 7, 1979, Norfolk; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk

FENCL, George, 67: b Oct 6, 1912, Prague; m Josie Kucera, Nov 23, 1937, Clarkson; d Elaine Kliment; died Oct 1979, David City; burial Abie National Cemetery

FRANZLUEBBERS, Catherine, 78: b Apr 8, 1901, rural West Point, to __ Ortmeier; m Ben Franzluebbers, Oct 1, 1929; s Joseph, Charles, Anthony, Wenzel, Emil; d Gertrude Ernesti, Bernadine Kampschneider; died Oct 1979, West Point; burial St Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Monterey

FULLNER, Hildegard, 76: b Mar 3, 1903, Stanton County, to Mr and Mrs Paul Goetsch; m Walter Fullner; died Sept 29, 1979, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

GEMELKE, Louisa, 91: b Feb 20, 1888, rural Pilger, to Henry and Maria (Mindemann) Koehlmoos; m Ernest Gemelke, Mar 9, 1911; s Emil, Herbert; d Viola Brueggeman, Wilhelma Kemper, Anita Reimnitz, Mildred Janulewicz; died Nov 13, 1979, Stanton; burial Pilger Cemetery

HABA, Adolph, 78: b Aug 21, 1901, Prague, to James and Drahemeria Dvorak Haba; m Bessie Skala, Oct 18, 1934, West Point; d Karen Canady; died Dec 1979, rural Schuyler; burial National Cemetery, Bruno

HABA, Bessie, 70: b Mar 23, 1909, Dodge, to Emil and Anna Karnik Skala; m Adolph Haba, Oct 18, 1934, West Point; d Karen Canady; died Dec 1979, rural Schuyler; burial National Cemetery, Bruno

HEGEMANN, Dorothea, 82: b Aug 14, 1897, Dodge, to __ Pieper; m Theodore Hegemann, Feb 19, 1919, Olean; s Adolph, Raymond, Joseph, Robert, Leonard, Victor; d Sister Dorelia, Helen Schlautmann, Kathleen Baumert, Marie Kruger, Arlene Doernemann, Sister Myriam; died Sept 1979, Clarkson; burial SS Peter and Paul Cemetery

HEKRDLE, Anton C (Tony), Jr, 69: b Nov 4, 1910, Stanton County, to Anton A and Antonia Simerl Hekrdle; died Dec 16, 1979, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

HOGUE, Helen Ann: b June 25, 1918, Tobia, Nebraska, to William and Hegina (Koci) Kral; m Leslie D Hogue; s Michael D; died Nov 1979; burial Lincoln Memorial Park Mousoleum, Lincoln

HRONEK, Tillie, 75: b July 7, 1904, Howells, to Frank A and Frances Pojar Dvorak; m Rudolph Hronek, Feb 6, 1923, Howells; s Dennis; d Alam Heywood, DeAnn Pike; died Sept 21, 1979, Lincoln; burial St John's Catholic Cemetery, Weston

JEDLICKA, Charley E, 83: b July 5, 1896, Schuyler, to Anton and Katherine (Konopik) Jedlicka; died Sept 1979, Schuyler; burial St Mary's Cemetery, Wilson

JINDRA, James, 69: b Aug 29, 1910, Bellwood; s Joseph H, Anton C, Leonard E; d Ann Schmid, Rosalie Chloupek, Mary Jane Smith; died Oct 1979; burial Presentation Cemetery, Marietta

KLUCK, Garry, 37: b Oct 29, 1942, Columbus, to A Glenn and Georgianne (Bruhn) Kluck; m Dianne Dempewolf, July 18, 1964, Tustin, California; s Nathan; d Kristine; died Dec 1979; burial Columbus Cemetery

KORTE, Robert Allen (Woody), 24: b Mar 27, 1955, Columbus, to Ladean and Mirriam Raasch Korte; died Oct 1979, Omaha; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

KOTRBA, Joseph V, 54: b Nov 19, 1924, near Howells; died Sept 10, 1979, Howells; burial St Mary's Cemetery, Tabor

KUCERA, Katie B: b Oct 4, 1895, near Olean in rural Dodge, to Joseph and Balbina (Klimek) Peplinski; m Joseph Kucera, Apr 30, 1918, Dodge; s Raymond, Norman; d Alma Gaeth; died Oct 5, 1979, Clarkson; burial Bohemian National Cemetery, near Howells

LABENS, Gustav (Gus): b Aug 9, 1891, Platte County, to Carl and Augusta (Benning) Labens; m Minnie Siefken, July 31, 1935, rural Platte County; died abt Nov/Dec 1979; burial Calvary Cemetery, rural Platte County

LAPACEK, Anna, 72: b May 13, 1907, Colfax County, to Joseph and Anna Brdicko; m Rudy Lapacek, Nov 12, 1935, Clarkson; d Marjorie Steinbach, Irene Stepanek, Betty Fielder, Norma Fielder, Eleaner Elam, Donna Lacina; died Oct 1979, David City; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

LOWE, Newell F, 80: b Jan 26, 1899, Cedar Rapids, to Andrew and Ida Heiser Lowe; m Hazel Hahn, Aug 3, 1925, Leigh; s Richard, Carroll; died Dec 1979; burial Leigh Cemetery

MACKENSTADT, Elsa, 68: b Feb 14, 1911, Creston, to William B and Sophia (Sander) Engelbart; m Otto Mackenstadt, June 14, 1928; s Larry; d Marjorie Hanel, Vicki Mackenstadt; died Dec 1979, Lincoln; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

MESTL, Ann M, 75: b July 9, 1904, rural Howells, to James F and mary Lodl Karel; m Gilbert Mestl, June 28, 1927, Heun; s Ronald; died Nov 1979; burial St Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, Dodge

MLNARIK, Mary Kay, 32: b Dec 14, 1946, Omaha, to Edward and Viola Folda Mlnarik; died Sept 20, 1979; burial Calvary Cemetery, Omaha

ODVARKA, Dr Vladislav L, 79: b Dec 2, 1899, Clarkson, to Anton and Anezka Kmoch Odvarka, Sr; m Helen Stenicka, 1924, Omaha; s Dr Robert; d Maidy Urbanek; died Sept 29, 1979; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

OLTMER, Edward Victor, 54: b Apr 16, 1925, Leigh, to Walter and Anna (Ehlers) Oltmer; m Pearl Brand, May 10, 1949; s Gilbert, Edward Jr; d Kay Bisson, Gwen; died Dec 1979, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

OTTEN, Theo H, 80: b Jan 11, 1899, Delmenhorst-Oldenburg, Germany, to Herman and Johanna (Graf) Otten; m Marie Tietjen, Jan 2, 1930; died Oct 1979, Norfolk; burial Pilger Cemetery

PICKHINKE, Dustin Ray, 1: b Dec 8, 1978, Omaha, to Dennis and Joyce Vitek Pickhinke; died Dec 25, 1979, Omaha; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

REITER, John O, 86: b Dec 2, 1893, Madison County, to Daniel and Katherine Reiter; died Dec 16, 1979, Columbus; burial Schuyler Cemetery

REZNICEK, Joseph John, 76: b Feb 7, 1903, Morse Bluffs, to Joseph F and Anna Pavel Reznicek; m Catherine Lodes, May 15, 1928, Dodge; s Dale, Don; d Doris Hoff, JoAnn Reed; died Sept 1979; burial Clarkson Catholic Cemetery

ROE, Algia, 93: b July 13, 1886, Pilger, to Mr and Mrs Otto Koehler; m Charles Roe, Dec 16, 1909, Omaha; s Elton, Edgar; d Marjorie Riber, Leota Heller; died Nov 1979, Wisner; burial Pilger Cemetery

SCOTT, Cecil A, 77: b July 18, 1902, Stanton County, to Mr and Mrs George Scott; died Sept 21, 1979, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

SEVERA, Rudolph G, 75: m Olga __; s Gordon; d Jean Dowling; died Oct 1979; burial Forest Lawn Cemetery [Omahna?]

SHANLE, Louis S, 72: b Mar 11, 1907, Stanton County, to Rudolph and Antonia Busch Shanle; d Nov 20, 1979, Schuyler; burial St Henry's Catholic Cemetery, north of Howells

SHUSTER, Rudy, 50: b May 25, 1929, Martin, South Dakota, to Harvey Shuster and Lillian Hobza; m Donna May, Sept 18, 1951, Schuyler; s Eddie; d Sherry Westphalen; died Oct 1979, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

SIECKE, Gladys, 70: b Mar 1, 1909, Centralia, Kansas; s Warren; died Nov 1979, Anaheim, California; burial Pilger Cemetery

SIXTA, Alfred F, Dr, 74: b Aug 3, 1905, Howells; m Libby Fayman, Feb 28, 1933, Clarkson; died Oct/Nov 1979, Box Butte County

SRB, Anton, Sr, 96: b June 10, 1883, Czechoslovakia, to Joe and Katherina Holub Srb; m Emma Hanel, May 7, 1912, Stanton; s Anton Jr, Joe; d Emily Dolesh; died Oct 3, 1979, Schuyler; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

STECHER, Leona G, 83: b Dodge; m Tony Stecher; d Doris Stock; died Oct 1979; burial Redland Cemetery, Redland, California

STEFFENSMEIER, Angela, 50: b Mar 15, 1929, rural West Point to John F Dinslage and __; m George Steffensmeier, aug 22, 1950, Aloys; s Ronald, Merlyn, James; d Joan, Jean; died Oct 1979, West Point; burial Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Olean

SUCHAN, Rudolph J, 85: s John; d Mary Ann Conway; died Oct 1979; burial Calvary Cemetery [Omaha?]

SVITAK, Rose, 82: b Aug 1, 1897, rural Howells, to Frank and Josephine (Sindelar) Pojar; m James Svitak, Jan 23, 1917, Howells; s Frank, Lambert, Edward, Raymond, Vernon, Randolph; d Marcella Jindra, Elgina Bures; died Sept 12, 1979, West Point

SVOBODA, Agnes: b June 25, 1907, Saunders County, to Peter S and Agnes (Roh) Svoboda; died Oct 1979, Schuyler; burial St Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Abie

THOR, Theodora, 88: b 1891, Denmark; s Carl, Eric; d Millie Fuchs; died Nov 1979, Castro Valley, California

UHER, John, 35: b Nov 17, 1943, Dodge, to Mr and Mrs Laddie Uher; m Dorothy Sellhorst, Apr 25, 1965, Dodge; s Scott; d Beverly, Sandra, Brenda; died Oct 29, 1979, Norfolk

WEITZENKAMP, Louis C, Rev, 77: m Mabel Johnson; m Ethel Anderson Youngdahl; died Nov 13, 1979, Oakland; burial West Point

WIENEKE, Justina, 84: b Jan 9, 1895, Cuming County, to Mr and Mrs Herman Grewe; m John Wieneke, May 5, 1914, West Point; s Henry, Paul, Vincent; d Rosalie Gacke, Viola Wieneke; died Sept 24, 1979, Omaha; burial St Michael's Cemetery [West Point?]

WOLFF, Darold Dean, 46: b Apr 29, 1933, Stanton County, to Mr and Mrs Fred Wolff; s Bob Klawitter; d Sharon Waguespack; died Oct/Nov 1979; burial New Lutheran Cemetery [Lincoln?]

WURDEMAN, Ernest, 86: b July 27, 1893, rural Leigh, to Herman and Fredricka Guarmhausen Wurdeman; s Hubert, Arland; d Meddy, Pearl Fryer; died Oct 6, 1979, Worthington, Minnesota; burial Zion Cemetery, Leigh

WURDEMAN, Lorine, 63: b Dec 9, 1916, rural Leigh, to Emil and Marie Oldigs Hunteman; m Clarence Wurdeman, Aug 15, 1940; s Ardel, Jerome; d D'Ete Sindelar, Carolee Wurdeman; died Dec 15, 1979, Columbus; burial Valley View Cemetery, Genoa

ZURCHER, John H, 86: b Dec 9, 1892, Tilden, to Gideon and Laura Sanderdregger Zurcher, Sr; m Capitola Thrasher, June 2, 1920; s John Henry, Jr, Dale Arthur; d Mary Louise Podany; died Oct 8, 1979, West Point; burial Stanton Cemetery


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