Colfax Co., NE - 1998 Deaths (Leigh World) NEGenWeb Project
COLFAX COUNTY, NEBRASKA
1998 Deaths Reported in the Leigh World


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


BAILEY, Clara, 76: b Jan 28, 1922, Vivian, South Dakota; d of Mathias Achen-Celia ?; m Elisha Bailey, May 4, 1946; s Melvin; d Judy Robles, Theresa Horst; died July 13, Columbus; burial Schuylera Cemetery

GEIGER, Gladys Evelyn, 85: b Oct 23, 1912, Schuyler; d of Harvey Keller-Lena Turner; m Vernon Haynes, Jan 11, 1932; m Walter Geiger, Dec 24, 1962; s Robert Haynes, William Haynes; died July 13, Schuyler; burial North Platte

HERBST, Harry, 69: b Aug 4, 1904, Randolph; s of Edward Herbst-Emma Riessen; m Lydia Zander, July 9, 1928; s; died Jan 24, Scottsdale, Arizona

HILL, Wayne Leon, 69: b Feb 23, 1929, Stanton; s of Curt Hill-Bessie Peltzer; m Edna Olga Detgen, July 2, 1950; d LeAnn Crawford, Julane Hill, SueAnn Bedlion; died Aug 2, Stanton

KOSCH, Nicole, 9: b June 17, 1989, Columbus; d of Russell Kosch-Carla Batenhorst; died Aug 3, Lincoln; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Beemer

LEIGH, Velma R, 81: b Oct 27, 1917, Cresco, Iowa; d of Albert Herold-Mary Thielen; m Fred Leigh, July 17, 1937; s David; d Nona Belle Jensen; died Dec 23, 1998, Ventura, California; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Elkton

MEYER, Irene, 82: b Jan 16, 1916, Lamar, Missouri; d of Carl Muth-Elisa Siefken; m George Meyer, Sept 27, 1933; d Janet Riedel, Charleen; died Apr 13, Columbus; burial St John's Cemetery, rural Columbus

MOLACEK, Joseph, jr, 74: b Sept 18, 1923, Howells; s of Joseph Molacek-Emma Vacha; m JoAnn Tschantre, Oct 27, 1967; s Joe; d Linda Taylor; died Aug 6, Lincoln; burial Schuyler Cemetery

MUHSMAN, Clifford D, 54: b Jan 30, 1944, Columbus; s of Fred Muhsman-Adele Fittje; m Ellen Kratochvil, Apr 27, 1968; s Mike, Doug, Mark; died July 16, Omaha; burial Fairview Cemetery, rural Creston

OLTMANNS, Doris Ann, newborn: b Aug 3, Omaha; d of Robert Otlmanns-Jolene Streblow; died Aug 3, Omaha

OLTMANNS, Helen Louise, newborn: b Aug 3, Omaha; d of Robert Oltmanns-Jolene Streblow; died Aug 3, Omaha

OSTEN, Marcella, 94: b Mar 7, 1904, Creston; d of O H Johnson-Theda Berends; m Raymond Osten, May 27, 1928; s Arlyn, Norman, Lester; d Lois Hesse; died Apr 24, Columbus; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

PROKUPEK, James H, 79: b July 15, 1919, Schuyler; s of V J Prokupek-Amalie Coufal; m Marcella Hogel, Oct 8, 1940; s Darryl, Bill, Kurt; d Susan Griffith; died July 18, Omaha; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

RICKERT, Adolph, 81: b Nov 30, 1916, rural Columbus; s of H William Rickert-Emma Grotelueschen; m Ruth Eileen Hoessel, Feb 24, 1946; s Robert, Darrel; d Diane Rowe, Marian Cattau, Sara Hart; died Apr 23, Lincoln; burial Calvary Cemetery, rural Columbus

WENDT, ___: b Creston; d of George Wennekamp-Frieda ?; m ? Wendt; s Kenneth; d Crystal Maurer; died Apr 1998; burial

WIDHALM, Adeline M, 84: b Apr 12, 1911, Humphrey; d of Joseph Bruckner-Mary Wagner; m Edward Widhalm, Jan 29, 1930; s Dorian, Donald; d Corrine Bumann, Carolyn Connots, Sheila McKennan; died Apr 21, Norfolk; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery


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