Colfax Co., NE - 1997 Deaths (Colfax Co. Press) NEGenWeb Project
COLFAX COUNTY, NEBRASKA
1997 Deaths Reported in the Colfax County Press


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


ADDINK, Norma, 45: b Mar 20, 1952, Columbus, to Stanley and Mildred (Podany) Stodola; m John Addink, May 15, 1971, Wakefield; s Ken; d Jamie, Sarah; died Nov 20, 1997; burial Wakefield Cemetery

ANDERSON, Michelle, 28: b Sept 24, 1969, Arkansas Pass, Texas, to Daniel and Mary Ann (Johnson) Christensen; m Eric Anderson; d Brooke, Ashley, Emily, Sarah, Rachel; died Oct 2, 1997, Omaha

ASCHE, Arthur, 95: b Apr 7, 1902, Leigh, to John and Alwina (Wurdeman) Asche; died Nov 22, 1997, Omaha; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

ASCHOFF, Ernest, 89: b Aug 30, 1908, West Point, to Henry and Clare (Hutemann) Aschoff; m Hildegard Kluthe, Sept 27, 1933, Olean; s Jerry, Tom; d Antonella Luebbert, LaVerna Bureheide; died Oct 7, 1997, Dodge; burial Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Howells

ATKINS, Floyd Marion, 101: b Nov 20, 1895, Stanton, to Charles E and Anna J (Skala) Stinebaugh; m Walter C Atkins, Feb 27, 1923, Norfolk; s John, Roy; d Joanna Griffith, Hazel; died Sept 24, 1997, Grand Island; burial Burkett Cemetery, Grand Island

BAHNS, Dennis, 71: b June 13, 1925, Leigh area, to Henry F and Emma (Lapour) Behns; m Marcella Schmid, Sept 20, 1949, Schuyler; died Apr 23, 1997, Stanton; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BALDWIN, Robert, 70: b Apr 10, 1926, Opportunity, to Frank and Louisa (Stark) Baldwin; m Irene Schultz, Nov 6, 1947, Norfolk; s Jane [sic], Rev Mark, Mike; died Feb 22, 1997, Norfolk; burial Hillcrest Cemetery, Norfolk

BARNAS, George, 77: b Feb 22, 1920, Pender, to Anton and Frances (Kafka) Barnas; m Eleanor A Walla, Aug 26, 1948, Clarkson; s Gregory, Steven, Charles; d Catherine Sire, Patricia Wolfe, Mary Lou Barnas, Barbara Svoboda; died Dec 27, 1997, Lincoln; burial Wilber Czech Cemetery, Wilber

BARNES, Annette M, 28: b to Joan Riverea and Robert Leal Jr; m Michael J Barnes, Oct 7, 1995; died July 12, 1997, California; burial Gate of Heaven Cemetery [Sunnyvale, California?]

BART, Scholastica (Sally) E, 90: b Feb 1, 1907, near Howells, to Joseph and Antoinette (Tillman) Bayer; m Louis Bart, Feb 23, 1945, Seattle; s Glenn; died Sept 10, 1997, Aurora, Colorado; burial Fairview Cemetery, Cheyenne Wells, Colorado

BAUMERT, Tracey M, 16: b Aug 17, 1981, Norfolk, to Robert and Diane (Lueschen) Baumert; died Oct 22, 1997; burial Beltz Cemetery, rural Stanton

BECKER, Laura, 90: b Apr 14, 1907, Stanton County, to Louis Melcher and Bertha (Schwanke) Melcher; m Richard Becker, June 23, 1929, Stanton; s Burton, Richard; died Sept 5, 1997, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

BLUM, Loyola, 82: b Aug 28, 1915, North Bend, to Michael and Alice (Shanahan) Kelly; m Edward Blum, June 25, 1950; d Susie Abramson; died Nov 28, 1997, Kimball; burial Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Howells

BOETTCHER, Leo, 81: b May 21, 1915, Columbus, to Wilhelm L and Dora (Rohweder) Boettcher; m Phyllis Dahlberg, Dec 12, 1953, Schuyler; died Mar 1, 1997, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

BOHAC, Emma, 94: b Nov 11, 1902, Howells, to John and Mary (Ruzicka) Dohse; m Edward Bohac, Mar 1921, Schuyler; d Marcelaine Nadrchal; died Oct 1, 1997, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BOHUSLAVSKY, Mary R, 97: b June 11, 1899, Brainard, to John and Katherine (Pohl) Mazanec; m James Bohuslavsky, Feb 21, 1921, Brainard; s Gene, Richard, LaVern, Dennis; d Delores Mares, Donna Griffin; died Jan 29, 197, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BOUREK, Henry, Sr, 73: b Mar 19, 1924, Clarkson, to Anton and Mary (Richtig) Bourek; m Geraldine Houfek, Aug 16, 1953, Stanton; s Henry Jr, Gerald, Tony; d Deb Knopf, Kathy Eaton; died Dec 6, 1997, West Point; burial Clarkson National Cemetery, Clarkson

BRAUNER, Merlyn J, 72: b Sept 14, 1924, rural Leigh, to John and Elsie (Wurdeman) Brauner; m Vera Christensen, Feb 1, 1951, rural Lindsay; s Lyle, Dana; d Karen Zaruba; died Sept 1997, Lincoln; burial Rosenborg Cemetery, rural Lindsay

BROWN, Katie Kristine, 9: b Mar 29, 1988, Schuyler, to David and Debra (Salak) Brown; died Nov 22, 1997, rural North Bend; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BROWN, Mary Christine, 15: b Apr 24, 1982, Schuyler, to David and Debra (Salak) Brown; died Nov 22, 1997, rural North Bend; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BRUHN, Kyle Robert, 1 month: b Aug 19, 1997, Columbus, to Robert Brandt and Jan (Bruhn) Macdonald; died Sept 17, 1997, Omaha; burial Leigh Cemetery

BURTON, Mildred "Mili", 90: b May 21, 1907, Czechoslovakia, to Frank and Anna (Starrman) Jirsak; m Ralsph Burton, 1942; died Oct 13, 1997, Omaha; burial Catholic Cemetery, Clarkson

BURTWISTLE, Samuel Sr, 84: b Aug 7, 1912, Stanton, to Harold and Zula (Matheson) Burtwistle; m Dorothy Fuchs, Mar 12, 1941, Madison; s Sam Jr, Scott; d Jane Remm; died Apr 22, 1997, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

BUSCH, Ralph C, 81: b Oct 13, 1915, near Howells, to John and Helen (Imsick) Busch; m Dolores Yosten, Oct 6, 1937, Wisner; s Burdette (Corky), Dean; d Jeanette Jindra, Doris Ternus; died July 6, 1997, Neligh; burial St Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Howells

BUSS, Leona, 88: b Nov 11, 1909, rural Platte Center, to Edward and Mathilda (Peterson) Arndt; m Henry Buss, Jr, Apr 22, 1931, rural Platte Center; s Henry "Hank"; d Kathryn, Marylyn Bicknell, Carylyn Runge, Zona Doerr; died Nov 18, 1997, Columbus; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

CALLIES, Gordon H, 73: b Aug 5, 1924, Leigh, to Henry and Lillian (Malasek) Callies; m Bonnie Holiday, May 29, 1947, Omaha; m Betty Ray, 1981, Omaha; d Karen Diggens, Cindy Chambers, Annette Rogons, Dawn Callies, Jennie Cummins; step-s Michael, John Ray; died Oct 17, 1997, Omaha; burial Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha

CECH, Theofil J "T C", Jr, 63: b Jan 21, 1934, Clarkson, to Theofil Sr and Agnes (Reznicek) Cech; m Betty Niewohner, 1955, Snyder; m JoAnn (Samuelson) Bohm, May 6, 1989, Stanton County; s Richard, Randy, Roger; d Renee Sand; died Nov 14, 1997, Norfolk; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk

CECH, Theofil J "T C", Jr, 63: b Jan 21, 1934, Clarkson, to Theofil Sr and Anges (Reznicek) Cech; m Betty Niewohner, 1955, Snyder; m JoAnn (Samuelson) Bohm, May 6, 1989, Stanton County; s Richard, Randy, Roger; d Renee Sand; died Nov 14, 1997, Norfolk; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk

CODR, Donald J, 56: b Feb 7, 1941, Linwood, to Cyril and Josephine (Gruntorad) Codr; m Marie Divis, Aug 19, 1972, Schuyler; d Nicole, Robin; died Sept 1, 1997, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

DANIEL, Janice H, 78: b Nov 11, 1918, Leigh, to Fred and Martha (Thieman) Webb; m Raymond C Daniel, Mar 26, 1939, Stanton; s LeRoy, Terry, Ronny; d Judy West; died Feb 23, 1997, Lincoln; burial Stanton Cemetery

DEICHMANN, Lavern F, 69: b Apr 16, 1928, Colfax County, to Ernest and Wilma (Dobes) Deichmann; died Dec 25, 1997, Ponca; burial St Paul's Cemetery, rural Leigh

DeWISPELARE, Olive "Ollie", 64: b Apr 30, 1933, near Brainard, to George and Helen (Lanc) Horacek; m Leonard DeWispelare, Nov 6, 1951, Brainard; s Dennis, Gery; d Linda Holt; died Oct 25, 1997, David City; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, David City

DROTT, Mary Jean, 63: b Apr 18, 1934, Stanton County, to Lumir and Clara (Wecker) Husak; m Carl (Bill) Drott, June 24, 1956, Stanton; s Russell, Keith; d Twila Brown; died Dec 27, 1997, Omaha; burial Stanton Cemetery

ENGEL, Helen M, 93: b Jan 23, 1904, Colfax County, to John and Lena (Luchsinger) Klug; m Siebert W Engel, Apr 19, 1922; s Robert; d Mary Jane Mueller; died Dec 22, 1997, Columbus; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

EWERT, David Adrian, 48: b June 17, 1949, Columbus, to Adrian and Gloria (Proskovec) Ewert; m Colleen Murphy, Apr 18, 1970, Columbus; died Sept 1, 1997, San Ramon, California; burial Columbus City Cemetery

FALTYS, Marvin S, 73: b June 9, 1924, Clarkson; to Frnak and Beatrice (Telecky) Faltys; m Evelyn M Payzant, July 8, 1945, Schuyler; s Roger, Douglas; died Oct 29, 1997, Lincoln; burial Schuyler Cemetery

FENDRICK, Melvin, 76: b July 12, 1921, Colfax County, to Vincent and Julia (Maliha) Fendrick; m Ruby Bruns, Apr 17, 1945, Leigh; s Rick; d Connie Muhl; died Aug 6, 1997, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

FISHER, Joseph R, 85: b July 7, 1912, Stanton County, to John and Josephine Sindelar Fisher; m Adeline Sperl, Aug 27, 1940, Clarkson; s Eddie; d Rose Mary; died Sept 17, 1997, Clarkson; burial Catholic Cemetery, Clarkson

FLYNN, Helen J, 78: b Feb 28, 1919, Clarkson; m Edwin H Flynn; s Richard M; d Jacqueline A Hanson, Kathleen Jo Dickerson; died Sept 23, 1997, Indianapolis, Indiana; burial Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Indianapolis, Indiana

FRY, Cindy, 30: b July 22, 1967, Columbus, to Viola and Greg Zeleny; m Richard Fry II, June 26, 1988, San Luis Obispo; d Cherish; died Sept 20, 1997, Van Nuys, California

GILLUM, Jean Ann, 56: b May 27, 1940, Stanton, to Frank and Florence (Prokupec) Adams; m Robert Gillum, Jan 23, 1960, Lincoln; s Daniel; d Dana Dalfis, Deanne Ingersol; died Jan 28, 1997; burial Michigan Memorial Cemetery [Romulas, Michigan?]

GLASER, Henry G, 96: b Sept 14, 1900, Winside, to Leonard and Ida (Gehrke) Glaser; m Ella (Schrader) Hamilton, May 1948; died July 12, 1997, Stanton; burial Pilger Cemetery

GOELLER, Henry, 90: b Oct 1, 1907, rural Pilger, to George and Magdalena (Heilman) Goeller; m Milada Holub, June 1, 1941, Omaha; s Dallas, Gaylen; d Flavian Gilster, Rhonda Williams, Coleen Koehler, Leueen Whipking, Starla Schleicher, Mitzi Brunesteau, Holly McClure, Crystal Tannehill; died Nov 30, 1997, Norfolk; burial St Matthew Cemetery, rural Wisner

HAKE, Leo H, 76: b Sept 17, 1921, Creston, to Siegfried and Anna (Boning) Hake; m June Clark, Apr 14, 1945, Fort Carson, Colorado; s Leon, Charles; died Nov 13, 1997, Arvada, Colorado; burial Roselawn Memorial Park, Columbus

HANSEN, Robert H, 70: b Dec 25, 1926, Stanton County, to Harry and Florence (Svenson) Hansen; m Thais Chapman, Oct 11, 1945, Norfolk; s Landon, Robert; died Oct 1997, burial Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery [Norfolk]

HEGR, Robert E, 70: b July 31, 1927, rural Clarkson, to Jaroslav H and Katherine (Skranka) Hegr; m Edwina Mohnsen, May 14, 1946, Schuyler; d Bonnie Cech; died Nov 17, 1997, Columbus; burial Leigh Cemetery

HIEMER, Lorraine, 68: b Sept 14, 1929, Howells, to Charlie and Edith (Sumption) vais; m Max Hiemer, Oct 24, 1948, Columbus; s Randy; d Bonnie, Diana; died Nov 16, 1997, Lincoln

HILL, William R, 70: b July 15, 1927, Stanton, to Curtis and Bessie (Peltzer) Hill; m Mary Louise Zernik, Feb 27, 1971, Stanton; s Dr Odie, Curt, Max, Timothy; d Beverly Hill, Maureen Falcone, Deanna Redfern, Joan Hill, Jackie Hill; died Sept 17, 1997, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

HINNERICHS, Gilbert, 80: b Dec 2, 1916, rural Wakefield, to Herbert and Lena Reuter Hinnerichs; m Nina Peterson, Aug 9, 1939; m Martha Deets, Feb 19, 1977; s Harlan, Terry, Dallas, Mike; died Sept 6, 1997, Norfolk; burial Beta Cemetery, rural Stanton

HOCKEMEIER, Clarence R, 77: b Apr 22, 1919, Leigh, to Harry and Bertha (Polenz) Hockemeier; m Marie Dencklau, Apr 9, 1944, Vincent; s Rudy; d Phyllis Miller; died Jan 2, 1997, Ames, Iowa

HOLLINGSWORTH, Jesse, 80: b June 14, 1917, Greenville, South Carolina; m Hilda Podany, Apr 11, 1943; s Don, Gary; d Susan Grose; died Dec, 1997?; burial Jan 3, 1998 [Orlando, Florida?]

INDRA, John A, 68: b Nov 1, 1928, rural Clarkson, to Theodore and Bessie (Zastera) Indra; died May 3, 1997, Dodge; burial Bohemian National Cemetery, Clarkson

JAKUB, Leola "Lee", 70: b May 22, 1927, Oconee, to Henry and Rosa (Bock) Jacobs; m Edward J Jakub, Nov 17, 1945, Clyde; s Edward Eugene, James, Jerome, Carol, Terry; d Alice Kastanek, Janell Brichacek; died Nov 21, 1997, David City; burial Schuyler Cemetery

JANECEK, Floyd S, 78: b Sept 2, 1919, Dodge, to Elhart and Mary (Kriz) Janecek; m Martha Emanuel, Aug 25, 1943, Snyder; d Nancy Leeper, Mary Heineman, Joanne Thomas; died Dec 25, 1997, Fremotn; burial Calvary Cemetery, Fremont

JANOUSEK, Mildred M, 76: b Mar 20, 1920, Colfax County, to Joseph and Agnes (Strudl) Stehno; m Stephen Janousek, Nov 11, 1941, Clarkson; s Dean; d Betty E Jedlicka; died Jan 27, 1997, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

JAROSKA, Emma M, 86: b Nov 17, 1910, Clarkson, to Joseph D and Josephine (Teply) Teply; m Joseph J Jaroska, Feb 9, 1932, Albion; s Donald, Jerome, Miles; died Oct 16, 1997, Norfolk; burial Bohemian National Cemetery, Clarkson

JEDLICKA, Frank (F E), 91: b Oct 18, 1906, Colfax County, to Anton and Katherine (Konopik) Jedlicka; m Adela Svec, Feb 10, 1931, Schuyler; s Frank R (Butch); d Catherine Novacek; died Dec 31, 1997, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

JEDLICKA, Longin, 88: b July 5, 1909, Schuyler, to Karel and Frances (Maly) Jedlicka; m LaVerna Hefti, July 7, 1936, Schuyler; d Sheryl Ayers, Marilyn Meier, Donna Suhr, Linda Robertson; died July 14, 1997, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

JENSEN, Blanche M, 80: b Dec 24, 1906, rural Dodge, to Wencil and Nettie (Bartosh) Miklas; m Corlis Roberts, Jan 25, 1929; m Art Jensen, July 29, 1944; s Harold "Dick" Roberts; d Dorothy Lodes, Mary Wiley; step-s Don Jensen; died Nov 30, 1997, Dodge; burial Bohemian National Cemetery, rural Dodge

JENSEN, Gale R, 50: b Oct 2, 1946, Central City, to Raymond and Anita Rodysill Jensen; m Linda Cech, Aug 5, 1972, Clarkson; s Greg; d Sheila; died July 7, 1997, Eagle Grove, Iowa; burial Calvary Cemetery, Eagle Grove, Iowa

JENSEN, Leo, 75: b Sept 8, 1922, Pilger, to Louis and Frede (Christensen) Jensen; m Arlene (Podany) Heller, Mar 15, 1991, Wisner; step-d Cindy Dohren; died Nov 24, 1997, Stanton; burial Pilger Cemetery

JOHNSON, Sue, 76: b June 28, 1921, Oyster Bay, New York, to Charles and Clementine (Minicozzi) Abbate; m Barney W Johnson, Sept 27, 1945, Parish; s Bob, Jeff; died Dec 21, 1997, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KAREL, Lambert E, 86: b Aug 2, 1910, Heun, to Vaclav and Mary (Lodl) Karel; m Vlasta Cimfel, Aug 22, 1939; s Larry; d Mary Crain, Victoria Hammond, Jolene; died July 18, 1997, Schuyler; burial St John's Catholic Cemetery, Howells

KEYES, Clara, 71: b Sept 3, 1926, Howells, to Peter and Rose (Bogner) Limbach; m David Keyes, Mar 7, 1946, California; s Glen; d Bonnie Conlen; died Nov 25, 1997, Carson City, Nevada; burial U.S. Marine Cemetery, Carson City, Nevada

KOBUS, Emily Ann, 73: b Feb 22, 1924, Tarnov, to Stanley and Cecelia (Paprocki) Szudlo; m Leonard P Kobus, Feb 12, 1947, Columbus; s Larry, Lyle, Lavern, Leonard s Jr; d Luanne Boesch; died Oct 12, 1997, Columbus; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

KOEHLMOOS, Adolph G, 81: b Apr 10, 1916, near Pilger, to Henry and Elise (Dahlkoetter) Koehlmoos; m Lorraine Hilbers, July 6, 1942, Pilger; s Leon, LeRoy; d Franceil Parde, Marlene Clausen, Phyllis Lindsay; died Apr 26, 1997, Wisner; burial Pilger Cemetery

KOKRDA, Freancis J, 79: b Aug 11, 1918, Omaha, to James and Anna (Kuncl) Kokrda; m Marie De Wulf, Apr 22, 1946, Cedar Rapids; s Robert, Richard; d Mary Jo Schulte, Kathy Medelman, Terry Alexander; died Jan 29, 1997, Omaha; burial St Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, rural Dodge

KOLIHA, Beatrice E, 91: b Dec 24, 1905, Howells, to Josef and Petrolina (Benes) Palas; m William Koliha, Nov 23, 1948, Cumberland, Wisconsin; died Nov 29, 1997, Cresco, Iowa; burial Saratoga Cemetery, Saratoga, Iowa

KRIVOHLAVEK, John F, 47: b Nov 19, 1950, Columbus, to John C and Lillian (Bohac) Krivohlavek; m Marcy Jisa, June 17, 1972, Schuyler; s Bo, Seth, Jamie; died Dec 25, 1997, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KRUEGER, Charlotte E, 72: b Aug 6, 1925, Colfax County, to Charles and Delma (Schultz) Trofholz; m LeRoy Krueger, Mar 18, 1946, Columbus; s Tim, Wayne, Leroy Jr; d Connie Ohnemus, Lori Pickinpaugh, Lynn Wemhoff; died Sept 16, 1997, Columbus; burial Baptist Cemetery, rural Platte Center

LAKE, Robert R, 77: b Apr 29, 1920, Creston, to Roy and Ethel (Postle) Lake; m Evelyn R Gernstein, Apr 22, 1944, Temple, Texas; s Robert W, Don; d Pat Asche, Janet Benson; died Dec 6, 1997, Omaha; burial Leigh Cemetery

LAPOUR, Ann, 81: b May 29, 1915, near Leigh, to Vaclav and Anna (Spulak) Novak; m John Lapour, Jan 18, 1934; s John, Jerry, Tom; died Feb 9, 1997, Norfolk; burial Crown Hill Cemetery [Madison?]

LUEKE, Edward W, 94: b Aug 20, 1903, Colfax County, to Carl F and Mina (Went) Lueke; m Agnes Pavel, Feb 17, 1939, Ewing; d LouAnn Rochford; died Sept 9, 1997, Schuyler; burial Calvary Cemetery, rural Columbus

LUXA, Rose M, 80: b May 29, 1917, rural Howells, to Frank and Anna (Trojan) Kucera; m Joseph Luxa, Sept 23, 1939, Madison; died Sept 10, 1997, Omaha; burial Hillcrest Cemetery, Omaha

MALENA, Adella, 93: b Sept 28, 1904, rural Clarkson, to Anton and Anna (Houfek) Korecky; m Anton Malena, Feb 8, 1997 [sic], Clarkson; s Robert; d Helen Konicek, Alice Garvey; died Sept 28, 1997, Clarkson burial Catholic Cemetery, Clarkson

MARES, Olga, 80: b Apr 30, 1917, Linwood, to Frank and Josephine (Mensik) Ustohal; m Victor Mare, Aug 10, 1940, Schuyler; s Gale, Lee; d Joyce Bieber; died Nov 12, 1997, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

MARESH, Hattie M, 93: b July 22, 1904, near Dodge, to Joseph and Mary (Hanzl) Maresh; died Dec 21, 1997, Dodge; burial St Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, Dodge

MARTENSEN, Tammy, 31: b Jan 30, 1966, Columbus, to Delmer and Lorna (Brock) Martensen; died Nov 2, 1997, Columbus; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

MATEJKA, Albert J, 78: b Sept 27, 1919, Dodge, to William and Sophie (Dusek) Matejka; m Margaret Branson, Aug 23, 1948; d Lynne Krempin; died Dec 29, 1997, Lincoln; burial Hillcrest Cemetery, Omaha

McMAHON, Verna M, 97: b Sept 5, 1899, Stanton, to George and Rose (Carroll) Pugh; m Charles McMahon, June 4, 1921, Omaha; s George, Charles; d Eloise Plummer, Rosemary Knigsley; died Apr 22, 1997, Sun City, Arizona; burial Stanton Cemetery

MEYER, Rose, 76: b June 5, 1921, Columbus, to Mike Francis and Victoria (Shostak) Ryba; m Gerald Meyer, July 21, 1941, Schuyler; died Oct 11, 1997, Columbus; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

MOEHNERT, Arthur M, 86: b June 28, 1911, Madison, to Emil and Ida (Tetzloff) Moehnert; died Nov 24, 1997, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

NAJMON, Clarence (Clancy), 69: b Nov 13, 1928, Clarkson, to William Najmon and Emma (Nadrchal) Najmon; m Mary Ann Hajek, Sept 16, 1957; d Susan Kerl, Mary Burgess, Nita Herrea; died Dec 6, 1997, Geneva; burial St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Geneva

NEUHAUS, Andy Joe, 19: b Aug 17, 1978, Columbus, to Richard Delton and Peggy (Schmid) Neuhaus; died Nov 16, 1997; burial Columbus Cemetery

NEUHAUS, Andy Joe, 19: died Nov 1997

NOVAK, Clara May, 71: b May 21, 1925, Schuyler, to Arthur C and Emma (Svoboda) Stuefer; m Ed Novak, June 3, 1942, Schuyler; s Ron; d Connie Balhorn; died Jan 26, 1997, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

PAPROCKI, Heliodore "Dores", 80: b Mar 24, 1917, Tarnov, to John and Constance (Lassek) Paprocki; m Celestine "Sally" Hemmer, Lindsay; s Tom, Charles, Andy; d Victoria Kent; died Nov 27, 1997, Madison; burial St Michael's Catholic Cemetery, Tarnov

PIEPER, Elmer T, 68: b Feb 7, 1929, Howells; m Darlene Konsel, Apr 7, 1953, Howells; s James, Jay; d Robin Charleston, Rhonda Pfeifer; died Sept 25, 1997, Fremont; burial Calvary Cemetery, Fremont

PLUHACEK, Sister Mary Lillian, 80: died Dec 28, 1997, Minot [North Dakota?]

POHLMAN, Alice, 78: b Apr 29, 1919, Cuming County, to William and Bertha Strudthoff; m Louis Pohlman, Jr, June 11, 1941, Wisner; s Lonnie; d Loretta Olson; died Oct 21, 1997, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

POKORNY, Leona F, 87: b Jan 5, 1910, Howells, to Adolph and Bessie (Prucha) Folda; m Adolph J Pokorny, June 18, 1934; s John E, James J, A Jay, Jeff, Jerry; d Janet, JoEllen, Judeth Hoppe; died Dec 1, 1997, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

PONT, Eileen E, 98: b Apr 1, 1899, Norfolk, to John and Sarah (Mullen) Brown; m Nathan Pont, June 10, 1926; d Patricia Witzka, Mary Smith; died Dec 24, 1997, [California?]; burial Holy Cross Cemetery, Ponona, California

PRESCOTT, Madelene L, 81: b Mar 18, 1916, Stanton, to Clifton and Bertha (Pangard) Alkire; m Jessie Prescott, Apr 22, 1938, Stanton; died Nov 29, 1997, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

PROKOPEC, Katherine, 82: b Sept 13, 1915, Trippe County, South Dakota, to John and Emma (Wainscott) Karmann; m Joseph Prokopec; s Eddie; died Nov 28, 1997, Central City; burial Sts Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery, Clarkson

REICHMUTH, Brother marion J "Richie", S J, 73: b June 14, 1923, Leigh, to Frank and Ella (Herink) Reichmuth; died Feb 23, 1997, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; burial Jesuit plot at Holy Rosary mission, Pine Ridge

REMM, Esther L, 84: b July 3, 1913, Colfax County, to Joseph J and Emma (Faltys) Nadrchal; m Frank J Svoboda, Nov 17, 1931, rural Howells; m Howard Remm, Dec 8, 1979, Clarkson; s Frank E, Joseph J, Robert L, David G; d Betty Glodowski, Joan Smejkal, Dorothy Brichacek; died Sept 13, 1997, Lincoln; burial Clarkson Cemetery

RHEAD, Gary Lee, 56: b June 12, 1941, Beresford, South Dakota, to Floyd Oliver and Maxine (Adams) Rhead; m Dorothy Ellen Haynes, Dec 19, 1970, Huron, South Dakota; s Benjamin; d Brittany; died Nov 20, 1997, Schuyler; burial Canton, South Dakota

RUSKAMP, Kenneth D (Cornbore), 60: b Jan 22, 1937, Omaha, to Lawrence H and Evelyn (Koehler) Ruskamp; died Sept 29, 1997, Omaha; burial St Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, rural Dodge

RUZICKA, Mildred, 88: b Sept 23, 1908, rural Dodge, to John and Julia (Mitchell) Ladehoff; m Adolph Ruzicka, Mar 20, 1929, Dodge County; s Robert; died Feb 23, 1997, Schuyler; burial Woodland Cemetery, North Bend

SALAK, Jeff, 41: b Dec 26, 1955, Schuyler, to Charles E and Wilma (Langhoff) Salak; died June 26, 1997, Elmhurst, New York; burial Schuyler Cemetery

SCHELLPEPER, Hazel I, 94: b Nov 8, 1903, near Stanton, to Samuel and Frances (Matthews) Pont; m Harold Schellpeper, June 16, 1926, Madison; s Ronald; d Veryl Jackson; died Dec 29, 1997, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

SCHLECHT, Joseph E, 88: b Sept 24, 1908, near Dodge, to John and Sophia (Brazda) Schlecht; m Leonore Behling, Feb 17, 1931, Beemer; s Lester, Lloyd, Larry; foster-s Dennis Lichtenburg; d Lillian Heller, Lanise McDermott; died Apr 21, 1997, Madison; burial Crown Hill Cemetery [Madison?]

SEEFELDT, Emma B, 93: b Dec 20, 1903, Stanton County, to Herman and Emma (Koch) Neumann; adopted by Herman and Bertha Koch; m Rev Walter Seefeldt, Nov 14, 1923, Stanton; d Betty Karre, Carolyn Stanley; died Nov 29, 1997; burial Stanton Cemetery

SHYMKEWICH, Bessie E, 89: b Nov 13, 1907, Stanton, to Charles and Cora (Brown) Sheldon; s Dale; died Apr 26, 1997, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

SINDELAR, Albin J, 74: b Dec 23, 1922, Howells, to Mike C and Mary (Svitak) Sindelar; m Alice Dvorak, Apr 12, 1944, Heun; s Albin; d Angela Powell, Adeline Hanel, Ann Brester; died Feb 9, 1997, Omaha; burial St John's Catholic Cemetery, Howells

SINDELAR, Inez R, 80: b Jan 21, 1917, Colfax County, to Andrew and Minnie (Schroeder) Legler; m Longin E Sindelar, Jan 16, 1940, Schuyler; s Rainold, Tom, Terry; died Sept 2, 1997, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

SMITH, John T, 69: b Nov 23, 1929, Platte County, to John and Peggy (Lawrence) Smith; m Eunice Ostrander, Mar 31, 1951, St. Louis; s Dennis; d Deborah Litjen, Coni Kretz; died Nov 24, 1997, Columbus; burial Bellwood Cemetery

SPENCE, Mary, 85: b Jan 29, 1911, Richmond, Missouri, to Henry and Maud (Austin) Schneider; m Lynn Spence, oct 16, 1936, Madison; s Maurice, Terry; died Jan 28, 1997, Omaha; burial Stanton Cemetery

STANLEY, John Loren, 76: b May 14, 19921, rural Big Springs, to Cecil and Jane (Armstrong) Stanley; m Helen Ruth Hefti, Jan 6, 1945, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; s Greg, John R; d Jane Benzel, Betty Seim; died Nov 6, 1997, Denver, Colorado; burial Big Springs Cemetery

STEFFENSMEIER, Vincent, 71: b Dec 31, 1925, Cuming County, to Bernard and Julia (Renner) Steffensmeier; m Marie Schlickbernd, Apr 28, 1949, Beemer; s Marvin, Roger; d Marlene Spitz, Linda Stecher, Barbara Prochaska, LaVone Kreikemeier, Denise Brester; died Aug 9, 1997, West Point; burial Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Olean

STEPAN, Frank, 81: b Feb 14, 1916, Lidgerwood, North Dakota, to Anton Sr and Minnie Stepan; m Mary Jankowski; s Robert; d Christine; died Nov 13, 1997, Nashua, New Hampshire; burial St Louis de Gonzague Cemetery [Nashua, New Hampshire?]

STOLTENBERG, Leo, 76: b Oct 22, 1921, Fremont, to Andrew and Mary (Costello) Stoltenberg; m Clara Brown, Apr 22, 1946, Fremont; s Marty; d Pat Anderson, Linda Jirovsky, Sue Virgil; died Nov 28, 1997, Fremont; burial Calvary Cemetery, Fremont

STRONG, Melvin E A, 77: b Mar 26, 1919, near Oconee, to William and Anna (Brockemeier) Strong; m Carol Belgum, Mar 5, 1946, near Oconee; s Richard, Gary, Gale; d Sharon Meyer; died Feb 25, 1997, Columbus; burial Valley View Cemetery, Genoa

SUVA, Marcella M, 82: b Apr 4, 1914, rural howells, to George and May (Hronek) Pinker; m Rudolph W Suva, Aug 1941, Howells; s Richard, Ronald; d Mary Jane Rosenthal; died Feb 18, 1997, Schuyler; burial St Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, rural Dodge

SVOBODA, Ida, 90: b Oct 31, 1906, Snyder, to John and Elizabeth (Wolsleger) Meyer; m Rudolph Frank Svoboda, May 29, 1929, Howells; s Rudy V; d Darlene Prochaska; died May 2, 1997, Schuyler; burial Zion Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Clarkson

THALKEN, Walter, 78: b Sept 5, 1919, rural Clarkson, to Henry and Lena (Christ) Thalken; m Delora Teply, Jan 20, 1944, Clarkson; s Duane; died Oct 4, 1997, Columbus; burial Bohemian National Cemetery, Clarkson

TOMCAK, Robert D, 66: b June 7, 1931, Prague, to Louis and Anna (Belik) Tomcak; m Beverly Kriz, Sept 16, 1952; s David, Danny, LeRoy, Bobby, Tim, Scott; died Dec 24, 1997, Linwood; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Linwood

TUMA, Leona M, 85: b Jan 31, 1912, rural Howells, to Joseph and Marie (Spulak) Vrba; m Lumir J Tuma, May 19, 1928, Wayne; s Daniel, Dean; d Jeanie Schmidt; died Oct 29, 1997, Clarkson; burial St John's Cemetery, Howells

UHER, Bohumil, 84: b Mar 5, 1913, Dodge, to William and Leokadia (Kajzler) Uher; m Luella Hruby, Feb 12, 1935; d Patricia Kreikemeier; died Dec 22, 1997, Fremont; burial St Wenceslaus Cemetery, Dodge

ULRICH, Frank, 77: b Aug 13, 1920, West Point, to August and Mary (Heiman) Ulrich; m Hermines Meister, Apr 29, 1947, Monterey; s Mark, Marvin; d Connie Nebuda, Mary Harstick, Margie Costanzo, Norma Wiese, Dorothy Westergren, Joan Mastney; died Nov 14, 1997, rural Howells; burial Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Howells

VACHA, Helen A, 77: b July 19, 1920, Clakrson, to Emil and Agnes (Fayman) Musil; m Lumir Vacha, Dec 13, 1942, Dodge; d Elaine M; died Nov 27, 1997, Fremont; burial Ridge Cemetery, Fremont

VanACKEREN, Sister Rosalie: b Aug 7, 1904, to Aegidius John and Anna Kleve VanAckeren; died Dec 7, 1997, Sansbury [Kentucky?]; burial St Catharine Cemetery, Kentucky

VERCOE, Mary E, 91: b July 15, 1906, rural Carthage, South Dakota, to John and Elizabeth (Humphrey) Leighty; m Harry D Anderson, June 11, 1929; m Ernest Vercoe, Oct 17, 1974; s Glen Anderson, Willard Anderson, Daniel Anderson; d Laura Underwood; died Oct 2, 1997, Columbus; burial Restlawn Memory Gardens, Huran, South Dakota

VOBORIL, Esther K, 85: b Jan 14, 1912, Kearney, to Fred and Mary (Bahns) Lorenz; m George Krutz; m John Voboril, Feb 10, 1941, Clarkson; s Lyle Krutz; died Nov 23, 1997, Shcuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

VOMACKA, Milo Joe, 62: b May 1, 1935, rural Schuyler, to Josef and Vlasta (Roul) Vomacka; m Virginia Minor, Feb 11, 1996, Clarkson; died Oct 12, 1997, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

VONDDRUSKA, Joseph J, 86: b Jan 20, 1911, Howells, to John and Antonia (Sindelar) Vondruska; m Lucille Sudik, Sept 1, 1936; s Joe, Jim; d Blanche Dworak; died Apr 27, 1997, Schuyler; burial Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, Heun

WEHRER, Kennard F, 59: b Feb 8, 1938, Stanton County, to Leonard and Clara (Hendrichs) Wehrer; m Arlys Dolesh, Apr 2, 1959, Clarkson; s Rodney, Lonnie; d Kendra Wehrer; died Oct 17, 1997, Columbus; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

WIESE, Dorothy, 82: b Sept 6, 1915, West Point, to Frank and Teresa (Kluthe) Heimann; m Hubert Wiese, Oct 4, 1948, West Point; s Mark, Brian, Chad; d Yvonne Wiese, Susan Wiese-Lacy, Shirley Wiese, Renee Council; died Sept 25, 1997, Canton, South Dakota; burial St Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, rural Dodge

WISNIESKI, Edwin A, 78: m Mary; d Marian Ruhl; died July, 1997; burial Calvary Cemteery [Omaha?]

WOEPPEL, Robert E, 85: b Stanton, to Gustav and Myrtle Woeppel; m Bonnie L Woeppel; s Robert E; d Patricia Disenhouse; died Nov 7, 1997, Kansas; burial Chapel Hill Cemetery [?]

ZELINGER, Libbie Ann: b July 18, 1906, Stanton County, to Mr and Mrs Anton Hartl; m Charles Zelinger; s David, Charles Jr, Arvin; d Liby, Virginia; died Feb 5, 1997

ZRUST, Marie C, 85: b Jan 19, 1912, Ulysses, to Anton and Magdelena (Mayer) Krauer; m Emil Uher, Apr 9, 1929; m William H Zrust, Aug 5, 1949, Clarkson; s Donald Uher; died Feb 8, 1997, Green Bay, Wisconsin; burial Bohemian Naitonal Cemetery, Clarkson


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