Colfax Co., NE - 2000 Deaths (Leigh World) NEGenWeb Project
COLFAX COUNTY, NEBRASKA
2000 Deaths Reported in the Leigh World


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


AHRENS, Laura, 93: b Dec 27, 1906, rural Colfax County; d of Herman Schroeder-Lena Munster; m Elmer Ahrens, Nov 27, 1929; s LeLand, Carroll; died June 29, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

BADE, Carl H, 83: b Oct 14, 1916, Leigh; s of Henry C Bade-Minnie Abels; m Rebecca (Becky) Lahmann, June 1, 1941; s David, Daniel, Robert, Samuel, Phillip; d Kathleen Lanza; died July 3, Fremont; burial Memorial Cemetery, Fremont

BARTH, Wallace B, Rev, 71: b Dec 13, 1928, Madison County; s of Chalres Barth-Evelyn Nicholas; m Inez Perkins, Feb 6, 1952; s Thomas, Timothy; d Tera Lea Soelter; died Aug 1; burial Stanton Cemetery

BECHTOLD, William B, 48: b Nov 19, 1951, Omaha; s of John Boyd Bechtold-Lola Marie Hitchings; died May

BELOHRAD, Valentine (Spitz), 84: b Feb 14, 1915, Colfax County; s of Joseph Belohrad Sr-Mary Richtig; m Helen Novotny, May 15, 1943; d Pat Studnicka, Susan; died Feb 7, Clarkson; burial SS Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery, Clarkson

BIEBERDORF, George R, 85: b July 7, 1915, Alberta, Canada; s of Fred Bieberdorf-Bertha Hein; m Elsie Hein, 1936; s Alan; died Aug 3, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

BLUM, Walter, 70: b June 16, 1929, rural Colfax County; s of Walter Blum-Mary Janousek; m Helen Vondra, Aug 10, 1948; s Ken, Doug; d Kathy Willnerd, Deb Muhle; died Feb 24, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BORKE, Irene G, 82: b Aug 8, 1918, Tarnov; d of Joseph Zoucha-Barbara Lassek; m Edward Borke; s Jim, Terry; d Karen; died Nov; burial St Bonaventure Catholic Cemetery, Columbus

BRABEC, Ann M, 79: b Oct 29, 1921, Stanton County; d of Joseph Cisler-Thersie Mejchar; m Lambert J Brabec, Feb 12, 1946; s Gene, Gary; d Joan Brabec; died Dec 18, Norfolk; burial Clarkson Catholic Cemetery

BRAKENHOFF, Norvin C, 75: b Apr 13, 1925, Creston; s of John Brakenhoff-Adela Kunneman; m Marie Babel, Sept 14, 1948; s Dan, Eugene, Ron, John, Doug, Don, Larry; d Diane Heft, Deb Ita, Connie Speicher, Linda Brakenhoff; died Nov 12, Columbus; burial All S

BRICHACEK, Lillian, 83: b Feb 9, 1917, Howells; d of Frank J Dostal-Rose Kalisek; m Milo Brichacek, Feb 23, 1936; s Milo F, Dean, Dennis; died Dec 30, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BROBERG, Hannah, 87: b Jan 29, 1913, Stanton; d of Hans Jensen-Carrie Gray; m George Mandl Sr, Nov 22, 1932; m Jim Broberg, 1980; s George Jr, Dale, Joseph; d Bertha Scott, Irene Harrington; died Mar 21, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

BUCK, Onita W, 83: b Aug 17, 1917, Battle Creek; d of George Werner-Minnie ?; m Richard J Buck, May 26, 1954; s Richard, Robert K; died Nov 3, Lincoln; burial Riverside Cemetery, Crete

BUKACEK, Olga R, 86: b Oct 18, 1913, Schuyler; d of John Svehla-Frances Zoucbek; m Guy Bolton, Apr 10, 1934; m Adolph Bukacek, Nov 26, 1988; s Kenneth Bolton; d Delores Jaixen, Phyllis Burritt; died Aug 25, Columbus; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BURESH, Dennis D, 63: b Aug 21, 1936, Garland; s of Adolph Buresh-Georgia Nemec; died Sept 23, Fremont; burial Schuyler Cemetery

CATTAU, Ewald Henry, 74: b Dec 1, 1925, rural Platte County; s of Rudolph Cattau-Clara Behrens; m Marlene M Muhle, June 19, 1949; s Lonny, Lyle, Lynton; died Jan 21, Lincoln; burial Leigh City Cemetery

CHLEBOUN, Donald Paul, 69: b Dec 3, 1930, Stanton County; s of Blahous Chleboun-Marie Kvetensky; m Greta Koopman, Sept 10, 1976; s Jeff; d Bev Horn; died Oct 21, Lincoln; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

CHRISTENSEN, Emil, 91: b Mar 24, 1909, Pilger; s of Peter Christensen-Anna Rasmussen; m Olga Hansen, Nov 25, 1940; s Keith, Lee, Lowell; d Melissa Beall; died Sept 25, Wisner; burial Pilger Cemetery

CLAYTON, Marie, 85: b Feb 28, 1915, Hordville; d of Emil Veburg-Emily C Bengtson; m Kenneth Robert Clayton, Apr 2, 1944; s Alan, Paul, Robert; died Sept 20, Central City; burial Hordville Cemetery

COBB, Brenda, 34: b Nov 15, 1965, Columbus; d of Ron VonHouten Sr-Bertha Semrau; s Benjamin A; d Jessica Lynn; died Feb 7, rural Monroe; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

CONRAD, Rose Marie, 64: b Apr 3, 1935, Omaha; d of Henry Glica, Sr-Carolien Schab; m Rev James J Conrad, Jr, May 16, 1953; s Jim III, Jeff; d Jean; died Jan 12, Omaha; burial St John's Catholic Cemetery, Bellevue

COPLEN, Blanche L, 75: b Sept 16, 1924, Clarkson; d of James Truhlar-Vincencie Martinek; m Merlin Coplen, May 13, 1950; s Dennis, Tim; d Patricia Martin, Sandra Bordeaux; died Feb 29, Scottsbluff; burial West Lawn Cemetery, Gering

CRAIG, Anthony, 91: b Dec 29, 1908, Battle Creek; s of George Craig-Rose Anna Krivanek; m Beulah Walter, 1939; m Julie Dolesh, 1982; s Anthony; d Rosemary Prusa, Carolyn Glaser, Julie Munson; died Feb 17, Norfolk; burial Page Cemetery

DIETER, Jeff, 18: b Apr 14, 1981, Fremont; s of Dan Dieter-Callie Kotrous; died Feb 1, near Schuyler; burial St Leonard's Catholic Cemetery, Madison

DLOUHY, Marcelline G, 83: b May 15, 1917, rural Clarkson; d of Joe Konicek-Martha Janecek; m James F Dlouhy, Jan 2, 1940; s James Jr; d Joyce Bos; died June 6, Clarkson; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Leigh

DOLEZAL, George, 79: b Apr 21, 1921, rural Leigh; s of Albert Dolezal-Anna Hanzl; m Dorothy Blade, June 17, 1951; s Dan, David; d Debra Throop; died June 9, Omaha; burial Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park, Omaha

DUBSKY, Jerry C (Charles), 92: b June 13, 1908, Stanton County; s of Charles Dubsky-Sophia Zak; m Geneva Volker, June 20, 1932; d Jane Sorrick; died June 13, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

ELKINS, Carolyn J, 59: b June 14, 1941, Stuart; m Rodney Elkins, Aug 11, 1962; s Aaron; d Lori Garagas; died Oct 19, Fremont; burial National Cemetery, Spencer

ELLER, Ottilie A, 96: b Feb 21, 1904, rural Richland; d of William Gondring-Helen Hoppe; m Fred Eller, May 14, 1925; d Margaret Plageman, Laura Stuefer; died Sept 2, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

EVANS, Robert, 75: b Sept 30, 1925, York; s of William Evans-Pearl Converse; m Allene (Sasse) Hansen, Aug 1957; died Dec 29, Grand Island; burial Stanton Cemetery

FALTYS, Ruth I, 85: b Feb 22, 1915, rural Leigh; d of George Sander-Bertha ??; m Emil J Faltys, Aug 15, 1940; s Larry, Richard; d Doris Cech; died Aug 7, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

FENCL, Blanche, 92: b June 25, 1907, Abie; d of Anton D Malovec-Winnie Dvorak; m Adolph Fencl, Nov 27, 1927; s Dr Howard; died Jan 25, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

FEYE, Arthur, 85: b Apr 2, 1915, rural Creston; s of Fred Feye-Alma Wurdeman; m Marie Hassebrock, Apr 14, 1940; d Ardis Heine, Janice Stukas; died Aug 29, St Edward; burial St Paul's Cemetery, Leigh

FICKLER, Larry, 62: b Aug 31, 1938, Stanton; s of George Fickler-Irene Petersen; m Gerry Wiswell, May 27, 1964; s Greg; d Shelley Hoffart, Jodi Ross; died Sept 6, Kearney; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk

FRENCH, Evelyn Barbara, 89: b Oct 30, 1910, Schuyler; d of Edward Ehernberger-Barbara Dusek; m Robert Thomas French, May 31, 1934; d Mary Alice Schneider, Kathryn Ruzicka, Donna Anderson; died Sept 29, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

FROEHLICH, Elvera A, 80: b Aug 28, 1920, Stanton County; d of Aldene Reese-Sophia Jensen; m Albert Chamberlain, Feb 20, 1939; m Edwin Froehlich, Nov 22, 1960; d Jeanette Uehling, Jan Slonecker; died Sept 16, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

FUNK, Karl: b Aug 6, 1914; m Ida Scholl, May 4, 1963;died Dec 22, Tilden

GAUGHEN, Lois, 63: b Dec 15, 1936, Ulysses; d of Harol Lovelace-Edith Young; m Bernard Gaughen, May 25, 1956; s Brian; d Branda Dolezal; died Feb 20, Lincoln; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Schuyler

GREBENICK, Lucille, 80: b July 29, 1920, Abie; d of Vaclav Shimerka-Mary Roubal; m Albert W Grebenick, Feb 10, 1941; s Al Jr, Randy, Ken; d Sue Frederick; died Sept 26, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

GRENZ, Alvin, 85: b May 23, 1915, Venus; s of Robert Grenz-Minnie Richter; s Donald Joplin; died Nov 6, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

GROTELUESCHEN, Melvin, 81: b Mar 29, 1919, rural Leigh; s of William Grotelueschen-Frieda Wurdeman; m Helen Kucera, Feb 11, 1942; s William (Willie); d Doreen Linnan; died Oct 31, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

GROVIJOHN, Irvin, 69: b Sept 12, 1931, Cuming County; s of Henry Grovijohn-Martha Meister; m Rita Brichacek, Apr 27, 1957; d Mary Kay Bailey; died Nov 4, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HAHN, Olga, 84: b Apr 5, 1916, Colfax County; d of Lad Dvorak-Anna Vavra; m H Everett Hahn, Jan 6, ?; s Donald, David; died Oct 27, Lincoln; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HAJEK, Edward, 75: b May 15, 1925, Butler County; s of Vaclav Hajek-Stacie Vidlak; m Rose Mary Rech, May 10, 1948; s Greg; d Lavonne Summerlin; died Dec 13, Lincoln; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HAKE, Raymond E, 76: b May 30, 1924, near Creston; s of Siegfried Hake-Anna Boning; m Jeraldine Beran, Dec 24, 1949; s Randall, Richard, Robin; d Cheryle Amiot; died Nov 29, Creston; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

HANKINS, Mervin J (M J), 94: b Dec 12, 1905, Ravenna; s of William Hankins-Emma Johnson; m Melba Sowards, Aug 1, 1931;d Donna Ballantyne, Mary Wolff; died Aug 28, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

HASCHKE, Leon Joseph, 61: b Mar 13, 1938, Columbus; s of Joseph A Haschke-Eleanor Mueck; m Darlene Marie Pfeifer, June 24, 1961; s Brian; d Sandra Magnuson, Kimberly Bender; died Feb 7, Battle Creek; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

HELLBUSCH, Elsie A, 82: b Apr 7, 1918, Creston; d of Carl Luedtke-Anna Dirks; m Elton Hellbusch, Oct 23, 1946; s Dana, Warren, Norris; d Jolene Scalzo; ; died July 5, Columbus; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

HERNANDEZ, Ricardo, 16: b Apr 28, 1983, San Julian, Falisco, Mexico; s of Jose Asuncion Hernandez-Maria Guadalup Arellano Martines; died Jan 13, Schuyler; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Schuyler

HOBEL, Edward, 86: b in Leigh; m Mildred ?; d Janet Horn, Kathleen Shotts, Jeaninne Corkins; died Mar 17, California

HOLLMAN, Henry David, Jr, 84: b Oct 20, 1916, Fort Worth, Texas; m Jeannette ?; s Gary; died Dec 4, Fallbrook, California; burial Eternal Hills Memorial Park, Oceanside, California

HOLLMAN, Pearl Katherine, 84: b Sept 17, 1916; d of Peleg Fusselman-Bertha Groteluschen; m Leonard Hollman; d Sandy Grant, Judy Di Trapani; died Dec 14; burial Hillside Cemetery, Whitewater, Wisconsin

HUSMANN, Edna R, 85: b Oct 19, 1914, Hudson, Colorado; d of Christian Moser-Eva Gintner; m Herbert S Husmann, Oct 1, 1952; died June 5, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

HUSMANN, Herbert A, 83: b Mar 6, 1917, rural Creston; s of Henry Husmann-Lena Kruse; m Edna R Moser, Oct 1, 1952; died Sept 26, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

INSELMAN, Ernest A, 87: b Mar 19, 1913, rural Platte County; s of Herman Inselman-Minnie Hellbusch; m Lorena Lueschen, Mar 22, 1934; s Dennis, Lester; d Violet Hayes; died Aug 7, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

JAEHN, Helen, 95: b June 24, 1905, Rogers; d of Charles Dallas Quick-Sophorina Donovan; m Norman Jaehn, June 26, 1946; died Dec 25, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

JANSEN, Shirley Mae, 52: b Feb 17, 1948, West Point, Nebraska; d of Erwin John Ruehling-Marcella Ida Mathilda Tietz; m Keith Sander Jansen, Oct 25, 1970; s Christopher; d Susan Hinrichs; died Nov 18; burial Bancroft Cemetery, Bancroft

JANSSEN, Clarence W, 81: b Aug 15, 1918, Humphrey; s of John Janssen-Emma Theilen; m Alice Luedtke, Mar 28, 1940; s Charles J, Duane F, Donald D, Richard; died June 1, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

JOHNSON, Clifford S, 92: b May 6, 1908, Stanton; s of Iver S Johnson-Anna Ryan; m Sophia C Hekrdle; s Mark; d Barbara, Carol, Judith Joan Datta, Catherine Jane Holley; died Aug 20; burial Stanton Cemetery

JONAS, Alvin J, 73: b Mar 19, 1927, rural Howells; s of Jerry Jonas-Agnes Seda; m Elsie (Stepan) Budin, Jan 26, 1979; died Sept 21, Omaha; burial SS Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery, Clarkson

KILCHENMANN, LeRoy W, 74: b Nov 2, 1925, Pilger; s of Herman Kilchenmann-Augusta Tietjen; m Lois Henrichs, June 1, 1949; s Don; d Mary Rebensdorf, Karen Snell; died June 15, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

KINGSTON, Martha A, 96: b Feb 22, 1904, Howells; d of Alfred Childrey-Louise Dickinson; m Robert Kingston, June 27, 1928; s James, Larry; d Lou Ann Quinn; died Sept 18, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

KINZER, Jeanette M, 67: b Oct 23, 1932, Tarnov; d of Joseph Paprocki-Theodosia Sliva; m Beloit (Bunk) Kinzer, Dec 10, 1949; s Kent, Gary; d Arlene Grubbs, Marlene Burns, Jan Kush; died Oct 20, Grand Island; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

KLUG, Lillian Feye, 85: b Apr 23, 1914, Leigh; d of Henry Feye-Hermine Hagelman; m Victor Klug, Oct 19, 1938; s Calvin, Bill; died Mar 17, Wisconsin; burial Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

KOCH, Ernest B, 89: b Sept 2, 1911, rural Platte County; s of Joseph Koch-Anna Wenck; m Helena Thalken, Sept 23, 1941; s Marlon; died Dec 27, Leigh; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Leigh

KOOPMANN, Gerhard F, 82: b Mar 8, 1918, Stanton; s of John Koopmann-Emma Heermann; m Elizabeth Roe, Apr 30, 1939; m Leola Robinson, Mar 1, 1974; s Charles; died Dec 26, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

KOUTNIK, Clifford, 75: b Nov 12, 1925, Abie; s of Joseph Koutnik-Kamilla Kominski; m Penny Hoofer, Jan 16, 1947; s Kevin, Jeff, Randy; died Nov 19, Neligh; burial Laurel Hill Cemetery, Neligh

KRACL, Libbie, 91: b Jan 27, 1909, Morse Bluff; d of Frank L Hines-Anna Virka; m Anton Ondracek, Feb 14, 1928; m Emil Kracl, Oct 1967; s Denny Ondracek, Tom Ondracek; d Arlene Lemke, Maxine Raisl; died Feb 23, Oregon City, Oregon

KRACL, Lottie M, 97: b Sept 1, 1903, Schuyler; d of Vaclav Pavlicek-Antonie Divis; m John J Kracl, Jan 9, 1928; d Phyllis Vrba; died Sept 21, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KRAMER, Leonard H, 86: b May 13, 1913, rural Schuyler; s of Carl Kramer-Mary Schindler; m Alma Ernst, Aug 23, 1937; s David, Dan, Richard; died Jan 31, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KREJCI, Ernest J, 99: b Sept 4, 1900, Colfax County; s of Joseph Krejci-Mary Cerny; m Evelyn Svoboda, Aug 30, 1928; s Allan, Ronald; d Jeanette Stoker; died Feb 10, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KRINGS, Lewellyn (Lew) J, 72: b Feb 21, 1927, Tarnov; s of Herman Krings Sr-Helen Wegener; m Delores Jaworski, June 9, 1935; s Daniel, Timothy, Ronald; d Bonnie Krzycki, Shirley Bagwell, Alice Badge; died Dec 25, Norfolk; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

KUCERA, Andrew V, 99: b Nov 17, 1900, rural Linwood; s of John Kucera-Mary Nemec; m Rose M Vyhlidal, Oct 12, 1926; s John G; d Rosie Stranik; died Oct 12, North Bend

KUCERA, Harriet M, 89: b Oct 14, 1910, Riga, Poland; d of Bronson Schkutt-Marie ?; m Joseph Kucera, Oct 30, 1942; s Wallace, Douglas; died abt July; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

KUESTER, Ida K (Katherine), 101: b July 15, 1898, Howells; d of Henry Renner-Katherine Meyer; m Walter Kuester, Jan 6, 1916; s LaVern; d Valana Wittgow, Fern Watts, Imogene Folken, Lois Marotz; died June 16, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

KUMMER, Paul J, 72: b Jan 8, 1928, rural Platte County; s of Albert Kummer-Louisa Schneider; m Esther Benning, Sept 19, 1951; s Bryce, Wayne, Joel Justin; d Carolyn Garbers, Susan Morgan, Marie Kayton; died May 24, Columbus; burial Gruetli Cemetery, Monro?

KUMPF, Harry H, 75: b Dec 13, 1924, Colfax County; m Shirley Sumption, Jan 19, 1953; d Linda Baker, Cheryl Clapp, Theresa Preston, Jennifer Harris; died June 16

LANGEMEIER, Hazel, 85: b May 12, 1914, rural Snyder; d of Herman Engelbrecht-Anna Kraatz; m Wilbert W Langemeier, Apr 24, 1940; s Gary, Rodger; d Judy Ilten; died Jan 22, Fremont; burial St Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Snyder

LEHMAN, Barbara J, 56: b Feb 7, 1944, Valentine; d of Kenneth Kethcart-Betty Green; m Larry Lehman, Mar 1, 1961; s Larry Jr, Gary; died Sept 16, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

LENTZ, Walter M, 72: b Aug 6, 1927, Omaha; s of Lacy Lentz-Kathryn Dixon; m Irma Jean Baker, Aug 13, 1950; s Eric; d Janice Beard, Celeste Johnson; died July 5, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

LIMBACH, Edith L, 80: b Aug 6, 1919, Colfax County; d of Garrett Waters-Nellie Adams; m Rudolph Limbach, Apr 14, 1941; s Gerald, Gene; d Alice Engelage; died July 24, Columbus; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Schuyler

LOGAN, Wayne W, 71: b Apr 12, 1928, rural Shelby; s of Wallace Logan-Alta Treadway; m Lois Mytholar, Mar 5, 1954; m Mary Casey, Aug 12, 1999; s Alan; d Lou Kresha; died May 27, Osceola; burial Shelby Cemetery

LOSEKE, Anna B, 91: b July 5, 1908, rural Dodge; d of Frank Studnicka-Stephanie Mary Pekny; m Otto T Loseke, Oct 27, 1936; s Loren, Gary, Raymond; d Lorna Kapels; died June 19, Columbus; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

LOSEKE, Clarence, 89: b Apr 15, 1910, rural Colfax County; s of Henry Loseke-Lizzie Schutte; s Peter; d Zelma Hadley; died Jan 27, Williams, California; burial Calvary Cemetery rural Platte County

LOSEKE, Delores M, 72: b May 2, 1928, Creston; d of Otto Littelman-Emma Barjenbruch; m Ray Loseke; s Terry, Dave; d Marsha Stone; died Nov 27, Tyler, Texas; burial Four Mile Lutheran Cemetery, Van Zandt County, Texas

LUETKENHAUS, Herman, 95: b Aug 24, 1904, St Bernard; s of Henry Luetkenhaus-Anna Boesch; m Elsie Huettner, Jan 8, 1934; s Norman, Lorus, Earl; d Jane Vicek, Bernice Pfeifer, Fay Keller, Marilyn Olmer; died July 9, Schuyler; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

MACHACEK, Mathilda L, 87: b Dec 10, 1912, rural Colfax County; d of Anton Suchan-Emma Bartunek; m Edward Machacek, Sept 16, 1941; s Donald, Ronald; died Feb 8, Dodge; burial SS Cyril & Methodius Cemetery, Clarkson

MARTENSEN, Delmer L, 58: b Aug 3, 1941, Platte County; s of Chris Martensen-Mabel Gehring; m Lorna Brock, Apr 28, 1962; s David, Dennis, Dan, Jeff; d Joan Davidshofer; died Feb 23, Omaha; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

MARTENSEN, Kylee Jo: stillborn, Aug 1, Omaha; d of Dave Martensen-Kristi Johnson

McMAHON, Charles Jr, 71: b Sept 3, 1928, Stanton; s of Charles McMahon Sr-Verna Pugh; m Ilene Pont, June 20, 1945; s Charles; d Theresa Evans, Mary Loring, Roberta Lovelace, Jackie McPherson; died Feb 13, Denver; burial Stanton Cemetery

McQUIRE, Patricia Asche Geiger, 78: b Mar 19, 1922, Bayard, Nebraska; d of Harry Geiger-Freda Asche; m John Weldon McGuire, Jan 5, 1946; s Dan; d Cristie Colleen Keener; died Apr 18; burial Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, California

MEDINGER, Richard M, 68: b Feb 12, 1932, near Bellwood; s of Clarence Medinger-Anna Tajchman; m Rose (Feik) Walsh, Aug 12, 1985; died Sept 18, Schuyler; burial St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, York

MEYER, Bernard Dean, 70: b Dec 26, 1929; s of Paul Meyer-Clara Vahle; m Doris Swann, Oct 20, 1955; s Daniel, David; d Debra Rutlede; died July 1, Chino Valley, Arizona; burial Schuyler Cemetery

MOLCZYK, Dorothy R, 94: b July 6, 1905, St Libory; d of Gregory Kowalski-Josie Suida; m Stanley Molczyk, May 23, 1926; s Clement, Raymond, George; d Rose Mary Zelasney, Lorraine Oberschulte; died Jan 20, Aurora; burial Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Island

MRSNY, Ruby, 80: b June 4, 1919, Stanton County; d of Ernest Sporn-Helen Wegener; m Darwin Mrsny, Nov 18, 1939; s Larry, Jim, Tom, Shawn, Randy; d Linda Thompson, Rhonda Senff; died Mar 9, Norfolk; burial New Lutheran Cemetery, Norfolk

MUELLER, Alfred G (Red), 86: b Nov 30, 1913, Norfolk; s of Fred Mueller-Ida Klentz; m Irma Watts, July 22, 1949; s Harold Watts, Jerry Mueller; d Louise Lorenzen, Jenny Mueller, Annette (Nettie) Leonard; died Feb 24, Clinton, Iowa; burial Clinton Lawn Cemetery

NOELLE, Karla Kay, 22: b Jan 13, 1978, Norfolk; d of Bob Noelle-Sharon Severa; died Aug 9, Fort Collins, Colorado; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk

NOVOTNY, Martin G (Harpo), 76: b Aug 4, 1924, St Edward; m Louise V ?; s Michael; d Pamela Baldwin; burial Calvary Cemetery, Omaha

NOVOTNY, Mary, 87: b Oct 26, 1912, Stanton County; d of Frank Studnicka-Mary Pekny; m Frank Novotny; s Donald; d Dorothy Mussack; died June 2, Stanton; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

NYFFELER John (Hans) W, 77: b Nov 27, 1923, rural Platte County; s of John F Nyffeler-Grace Born; m Marjorie Parry, Dec 27, 1946; d Janice Sock, JoAnn Cooke; died Dec 31, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

OELTJEN, Adella, 94: b Feb 8, 1906, Colfax County; d of Vincent Hejtmanek-Louisa Friedl; m Ernest Oeltjen, Oct 11, 1928; d Gloria Zook; died Feb 24; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

OLSON, Jeffrey Todd, 38: b Jan 28, 1962, Little Falls, Minnesota; s of Howard Olson-Anita Loseke; died Oct 13, Bethany, Oklahoma

OSTEN, Lillian, 89: b Dec 9, 1910, Platte County; d of August Leffers-Meta Kruse; m Hugo Osten, Apr 5, 1932; s Roger; d Donna Bridgewater, Jan; died Jan 25, Columbus; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

OTTE, Dora, 96: b Mar 1, 1904, Volkwardingen, Germany; d of August Peter Hoins-Marie Theodora Stolte; m Henry Grotelueschen, Jan 16, 1925; m Herman Otte, May 11, 1932; s Alfred Otte, Ted Otte; d Dorothy Kamtz, Delores Schmidt; died Dec 11, Clarkson; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

PABIAN, Irma, 96: b July 10, 1904, Linwood; d of John L Hoffman-Mary Kavan; m Emil G Pabian, Aug 14, 1929; d Doris Foust, Marlene Moore; died Dec 5, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

PAYZANT, Everet L (Shorty), 80: b May 21, 1920 Schuyler; s of Fred H Payzant-Eva Kunneman; died Sept 22, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

PECK, Elmo, 77: b Feb 4, 1923, Rising City; s of Harold L Peck-Gladys Harris; m Alberta Bull, May 15, 1945; m Eleanor Harrington, Dec 31, 1981; s DeLayne; d Jeanne Benorden

PFEIFER, Barbara Jean, 44: b Feb 3, 1956, West Point; d of Leo Uhing-Verdeen ?; m Lee Pfeifer, Oct 15, 1983; s Aaron, Eric; died Mar 8, Charlotte, North Carolina

PINNT, Esther A, 95: b Nov 21, 1905, Stanton County; d of Louis Pribnow-Maria Brummund; m Reuben Pinnt, June 13, 1926; s Dale, David; d Wilma Amen, Lois Walter, Rachel Jensen; died Nov 25, Norfolk; burial New Lutheran Cemetery, Norfolk

POHL, Andrew, 85: b Nov 11, 1914, Bruno; s of James Pohl-Mary Petru; m Mary Jane Lewis, Dec 7, 1943; died May 19, David City; burial Appleton Assumption Cemetery, Appleton

POHLMAN, Erna, 87: b Feb 26, 1913, Cuming County; d of Charles Gadeken-Meta Wragge; m Loren Pohlman, June 11, 1934; s Donald; d Jeanette Weatherhold, Karen Phillips; died Mar 12, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

POKORNY, Lillian L, 89: b June 12, 1910, Clarkson; d of Henry Knapp-Frances Baigl; m Frank L Pokorny, Nov 1934; s Gary, Gene, Gale; died Feb 18, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

POULAS, James, 80: b Sept 17, 1920, rural Schuyler; s of John Poulas-Emma Fendrich; m Anita Vrba, 1944; s Jim, Ron; d Virginia Guillory, Imogene Kucera; died Oct 29, Omaha; burial Memorial Cemetery, Fremont

PREDOEHL, Ramona, 81: b May 1, 1918, Pender; d of Robert Heiney-Rosa Jade; m Arthur Predoehl, Sept 18, 1937; s Ronald, Paul; d Joyce Dolezal, Marilyn Johnson, Ellen Collins, Joanne Jerke; died Feb 18, West Point; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Pender

PREISTER, David L, 59: b Aug 22, 1941, Rock Island, Illinois; s of Joseph Preister-Geraldine Mueting; m Joyce McPhllips, June 26, 1965; s Russell; d Sandra Mitchell; died Sept 9, Columbus; burial All Saints Cemetery, Columbus

PREISTER, Doris, 62: b June 20, 1938, Humphrey; d of Florence Kruse-Augusta Schumacher; m Gilbert Preister, June 7, 1958; s Glenn, Scott, Steven, Gary; d Cathy Gronenthal, Rosemary Wiese, Christine Jarecki; died Oct 6, Albion; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

RICHARDS, Darlene, 73: b Feb 21, 1927, Tryon; d of Ralph J Barta-Jenny Hill; m Marvin Dale Richards, Aug 1, 1948; s Kenneth; d Debbie Burns; died Nov 21, Lincoln; burial Schuyler Cemetery

RIX, Vivian E, 76: b Mar 23, 1924, Creston; d of Ivar Salroth-Emma Christoffenson; m Roy Rix, July 21, 1945; m Arnold Rix, June 10, 1988; died Dec 25, Fremont; burial Memorial Cemetery, Fremont

ROSENDAHL, Antonia M, 92: b Nov 3, 1907, Dingstede Oldenburg, Germany; d of Heinrich Twiestmeyer-Adeline Harms; m Theodore Rosendahl, Sept 22, 1924; s Roland, Verlin, Myron; d Elaine Nuessmeier, Evelyn Wurdeman; died May 30, Columbus; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

ROSENDAHL, Elna E, 89: b Mar 5, 1911, Platte County; d of Edward Hollman-Clara Kreye; m Arnold Rosendahl; s Dennis, Larry, Robert; d Kathryn Ann; died Mar 30, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

ROUBAL, Frank J, 75: b Nov 30, 1924, Howells; s of Emil Roubal-Emma Hajek; m Dolores (Dorothy) Skarda, Jan 11, 1949; d Nancy, Jane Bachmann; died Mar 8, Omaha; burial All Saints Cemetery, Columbus

SANDER, Carrol, 71: b Feb 12, 1929; s of Alfred Sander-Hazel Decker; m Loretta Theilen, Sept 26, 1948; s David, DeLayne, Deryl; d Dawn Cloyd, Denise Kennedy; died Dec 24, East Grand Rapids, Michigan

SANDER, Elna, 89: b Oct 13, 1910, rural Platte County; d of Adolf Sander-Wilhelmia Hunteman; died Jan 18, Columbus; burial St Paul's Cemetery, rural Leigh

SINKULA, Robert E (Bob), 68: b Sept 10, 1932, Schuyler; s of Joseph Sinkula-Greta Dolan; m Marie Kracl, Feb 13, 1960; s Larry, Jerold; d Joan Sokol; died Oct; burial Holy Cross Cemetery, rural Schuyler

SMITH, Jonathon M (Bubba), 17: b Feb 25, 1983, Plainview, Texas; s of Loyd Smith Jr-Jaquie Dean; died May 16, near Stanton; burial Pilger Cemetery

SOHL, Kenneth, 70: b Apr 24, 1929, Stanton County; s of Henry Sohl-Florence Loseke; died Feb 6; burial Crown Hill Cemetery, Madison

SPERL, Helen, 72: b Oct 10, 1928, Omaha; d of Jerry Mundil-Ida Karel; m Lambert Sperl, Apr 26, 1949; s Dennis, Gene; d Janet Hansen, Susan Unger; died Nov 15, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

SPULAK, Lumir L, 76: b Sept 12, 1923, Stanton County; s of Louis Spulak-Antonia Herout; m Marjorie Volse, June 18, 1943; s Lumir A; d Loretta Sorensen, Janet Loontjer, Marilyn Hannan; died July 11, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

STAPLES, Hope Denise, infant: b Aug 13, 2000, Omaha; d of Steve Staples & Jessica Riecken; died Nov 27, Omaha

STECKELBERG, Dorothy, 81: b June 17, 1919, Walthill; d of Chalres Sheldon-Cora Belle Brown; m William Steckelberg, Dec 25, 1942; s Van, David, Charles; died Nov 12, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

STEPAN, James, 78: b north of Leigh, Stanton County; m Shirley Perry, 1990; s Gary; died Sept 5, California

STEPAN, Shirley, 59: m James Stepan, 1990; died Sept 5, California

STEVENS, Charles K (Kenny), 89: b Aug 10, 1910, Madison; s of Edward Stevens-Henrietta Clara Remender; m Jessie Young, June 2, 1935; s Kenneth J; d Pat Werkmeister; died May 27, Madison; burial Crown Hill Cemetery, Madison

STROMAN, Elzada L (Zada), 79: s Charles, Steven, Douglas; d Judy Kumm, Marilyn Croci; died Jan 11; burial Ulysses Township Cemetery, Ulysses

STUDNICKA, Diana, 52: b Aug 27, 1947, Columbus; d of William Novotny-Blanche Bernt; m Rudy Studnicka, May 6, 1989; s Dean Valish, Dana Valish; d Dawn Zulkoski, Daryln Christensen; died June 29, Columbus; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

SUCHA, Eugene Lloyd, 69: b Sept 7, 1930, Omaha; m Marguerite Cakl, June 16, 1953; s Dan; d Cathy Moore, Jean Vipond, Mary Donovan; died May 27, West Point; burial St Michael's Cemetery, West Point

SVOBODA, Elsie, 90: b Aug 4, 1910, Butler County; d of James Jakub-Mary Vidlak; m Adolph F Svoboda, Sept 23, 1930; d Edith Chromy; died Dec 17, Schuyler; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Linwood

SVOBODA, Emma L, 98: b Apr 25, 1901, Colfax County; d of Martin Konopik-Emma Palik; m George Novotny; m Milo Svoboda, Feb 8, 1950; s Martin; d Ruby Rabe; died Feb 4, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

SWANSON, Christian Andrew, infant: b Dec 1, 2000, Norfolk; s of Andrew Swanson-Chastity ?; died Dec 1, Norfolk; burial Babyland at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk

TEDFORD, Delbert Earl, 84: b Jan 14, 1916, Leigh; s of Delbert Tedford-Catherine Moeller; m Mary E Estes, May 29, 1948; d Mary Utecht; died July 2, Superior, Nebraska; burial Evergreen Cemetery, Superior

THALKEN, Dolores, 87: b Jan 30, 1913, New Underwood, South Dakota; d of Edward Bruns-Helena Schoof; m Fred B Thalken, June 4, 1935; s Jerry, Jim, Tom, William; d Carol Bruner, Connie Thalken; died Aug 23, Omaha; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

THIEM, Emma A, 83: b May 16, 1917, Colfax County; d of Adolph Dostal-Rose Nichodem; m Martin Thiem, Nov 16, 1938; d Doris Schultz, Audry Sueper; died July 26, Stanton; burial St John's Cemetery, Howells

TIEDKE, Dorothy, 72: b Jan 16, 1938, Creston; d of Albin Vraspir-Anna Werner; m Warren Tiedtke, Sept 13, 1947; s Michael; d De Anna McBride; died Nov 3, Omaha; burial Pilger Cemetery

TOMES, Dennis Louis, 80: b Dec 24, 1919, rural Clarkson; s of Louis J Tomes-Emma Kucera; m Ema Jane Wullschleger, June 23, 1946; d Barbara Vietti, Janet Chimenti; died Jan 5, Thermopolis, Wyoming; burial Monument Hill Cemetery

TRACY, Donald L, 81: b July 27, 1919, rural Adair County, Iowa; s of James Tracy-Eva Knox; m Martha Mitchell, 1946; d Louise Trofholz, Pat Lorenz; died Nov 13, Gowrie, Iowa; burial Sloan Cemetery, Sloan, Iowa

TRAVIS, Anna F, 79: b Aug 14, 1920; d of Gustav Mohnsen-Anna Simerl; m John Travis, Aug 29, 1996; died Aug 12, Norfolk; burial Leigh Cemetery

VanACKEREN, Stella C, 82: b Oct 16, 1917, West Point; d of John Heimann-Elizabeth Lammers; m Albert W VanAckeren, Sept 14, 1943; s Jerry, Dale; d Elizabeth Pyykola, Mary Kent; died Feb 15; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

VODVARKA, Bohumil (Bud), 81: b Oct 21, 1919, Dodge; s of James Vodvarka-Sophie Faltin; m Mae Knipping, Feb 15, 1944; s Tom, Dan, Don, Jim; d Joyce Rodriguez; died Nov 17, Schuyler; burial Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, rural Howells

VRBA, Roland (Bud), 61: b Apr 14, 1939, West Point; s of Emil Vrba-Bohumila Houdek; m Virginia Johns, Aug 24, 1966; d Tamara Piper, Teri Ortmeier; died Aug 31, West Point; burial St Michael's Cemetery, West Point

WANTOCH, Herbert, 90: b May 22, 1911, Wayne County; s of Gustav Wantoch-Mathilde Tietz; m Marie Dietrich, Dec 30, 1936; s Ronald; d Carole Kopietz, Gloria Doffin; died June 10, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

WHITE, Agnes, 83: b Mar 4, 1916, Butler County; d John Taylor-Rhonda Osman; s John; d Nellie Muehlich, Luella Marie; died Feb 27, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

WIGINGTON, Gerrie G, 69: b Nov 26, 1930, Kingston, New York; d of Harold Woods-Katherine Creeden; m Dick Wigington, Feb 14, 1949; s Rick; d Terrie; died July 5, Lincoln; burial Schuyler Cemetery

WORDEN, Patricia, 47: b June 6, 1953, Columbus; d of Engelbert Cech-Lillian Sindelar; m Mike Klave, July 24, 1971; m Lyle Worden, Mar 30, 1976; s Dennis, Jerry; d Jody Klave; died June 27, Lincoln; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

WRAGGE, Evelyn, 82: b Mar 31, 1918, Cuming County; d of Frank Konsel-Bessie Stanek; m Lowell Wragge, June 4, 1935; s Lowell F, Doug; d Gloria Bart; died Oct 24, West Point; burial St John's Cemetery, Howells

WURDEMAN, Bertha L, 96: b Feb 19, 1904, rural Creston; d of Fred Sander-Elizabeth Harnapp; m Adolf Wurdeman, Apr 9, 1926; s Don; d Velma, Arlene Wilke, Norine Bydalek; died July 24, Schuyler; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

WURDEMAN, Faith LeAnn, newborn: d of Mark Wurdeman-Michelle ??; died Sept 2, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

ZOUCHA, Mary Anna, 94: b July 5, 1906, Tarnov; d of Charles Zoucha-Anna ?/; m Joseph P Zoucha; s Chet, Art, Larry, Bob, Jerry, Joe Jr; d Irene Borke, Frances Swierczek, Rose Ann Zelasney, Patricia Dixon, Annette Sliva; died Sept 5, Omaha; burial St John's Cemetery, Omaha


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