Colfax Co., NE - 2002 Deaths (Leigh World) NEGenWeb Project
COLFAX COUNTY, NEBRASKA
2002 Deaths Reported in the Leigh World


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


ABRAHAM, Marjorie L, 77: b Mar 18, 1922, Colfax County; d of Andrew Legler-Minnie Schroeder; m Jerry Abraham, June 14, 1942; d Karen Henry, Bonnie Polzin, Susan Schmid, Lori Berglund; died Mar 5, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

ALDERSON, Dale, 94: b Apr 15, 1907, near Humphrey; s of Oliver Alderson-Cordelia Newman; m Pauline Lincoln, Sept 28, 1932; s Robert; d Dalene Purchal; died Apr 11, Battle Creek; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

ASCHE, Donna, 71: b Nov 12, 1928, near Columbus; d of George Settgast-Dena Henke; m Norris Asche, Sept 7, 1947; s Dale; d Sandra Meyer; died Apr 25, Norfolk; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, north of Columbus

BACHMAN, Dorothy A, 89: b Aug 31, 1910, Stanton; d of Charles Johnson-Emma Mack; m Royal Bachman, 1950; died Apr 24, Long Beach, California; burial Stanton Cemetery

BACKHUS, Walter J H, 88: b Jan 31, 1914, Creston; s of John Backhus-Anna Wurdeman; m Norma Woerth, Jan 31, 1940; s Richard, Kenneth, Robert, Charles, John, Daniel; d Mary Ann Muller, Janice Von Seggern; died Oct 4, Scribner; burial Scribner Cemetery

BARJENBRUCH, Henry (Hank), 80: b May 3, 1921, Leigh; s of Henry Barjenbruch-Alvina Loseke; m Evelyn Bay, Jan 11, 1942; s Steven; d Leslie Jones Parker; died Feb; burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

BARR, Hulda L, 78: b Mar 24, 1924, rural Platte County; d of Gottifred Marty-Eleanor Lindemann; m Alfred Olson; m Wallace Barr, 1956; s Roger Olson, John Olson, Ralph Olson; d Mary Lou Schmidt, Cindy Haave; died Dec 11, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

BARR, Robert F, 84: b Dec 22, 1917, Stanton County; s of Bert Barr-Esther Zander; m Ruby Schafer, Sept 21, 1941; m Leona Marble, 1954; s Robert, Rom; d Sherry Ratcliff; died June 9, Sioux City; burial Stanton Cemetery

BAUMERT, Lambert H, 65: b Sept 25, 1934, Dodge; s of Bernard Baumert-Theresa Peitzmeier; s Kevin, Kenny, Michael; d Deb; died May 1, West Point; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, West Point

BAYER, Jeffry L, 22: b Oct 8, 1980, Columbus; s of Leonard Bayer & Reva Burger; died Nov 5, Platte County; burial Leigh Cemetery

BELLER, Larry S, 63:b May 24, 1938, rural Madison; s of Lawrence Beller-Elsie Ramaekers; m Rita M Vetick, May 11, 1963; s Darren, Dean, Doug, Dale, Dennis, Duane; died Jan 25, Albuquerque, New Mexico; burial Holy Family Cemetery, Lindsay

BELLER, Rita M, 59: b Oct 4, 1942, Central City; d of Charles Vetick-Cecilia Sliva; m Larry S Beller, May 11, 1963; s Darren, Dean, Doug, Dale, Dennis, Duane; died Jan 25, Albuquerque, New Mexico; burial Holy Family Cemetery, Lindsay

BOESCH, Timothy I, 53: b Jan 5, 1949, Auburn; s of Victor Boesch-Doris Pfeifer; m Shari Lindeman, Apr 4, 1980; s Anthony, Joseph; died July 16, Topeka, Kansas; burial Ft McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell

BONNER, Ervin R, 90: b Apr 26, 1912, Columbus; s of Ernest Bonner-Ethel Rinesmith; m Lillian Loseke, Apr 18, 1936; s Larry, Lyle; died June 24, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

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BRANDL, Debra G, 46: b June 24, 1955, Newman Grove; d of Ben Pfeifer-Irene Parks; m Alvin Brandl, May 24, 1978; s Christian Derrick, Darren Ross; d Kara Nicole; died Apr 20; burial Crown Hill Cemetery, Madison

BRANDL, Robert E, 41: b Mar 31, 1961, Norfolk; s of Kenneth E Brandl-Patricia A Dohmen; d Robin Soulliere; died Nov 8, Humphrey; burial Holy Family Cemetery, Lindsay

BREITKREUTZ, Frances L, 77: b Sept 30, 1924, Jefferson, South Dakota; d of John Pettit-Matilda Jenkins; m Gene Breitkreutz, Feb 6, 1948; s Gene, Tom; d Sandy McInerney; died June 4, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

BREMER, Nancy A, 71: b Sept 6, 1931, Norfolk; d of Virgil Long-Muriel Heer; m Gus Bremer, Dec 30, 1951; s Tom; died Sept 9, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

BRISTOL, Patrick J, 50: b Mar 1, 1951, Valentine; s of Everett Bristol-Jeri Harrington; m Dolores (Wisnieski) Pieper, Apr 18, 1998; s James; d Rita Scriptor; died Jan 21, Columbus

BROKATE, Wilhelm John, 68: b Aug 8, 1933, rural Creston; s of John Henry Brokate-Melinda Werner; died Apr 14, Beatrice; burial St Paul's Cemetery, Leigh

BRUCKNER, Margaret, 80: b Feb 11, 1922, Damar, Kansas; d of Emile Simoneau-Delia Saindon; m Joseph Bruckner Jr, Nov 17, 1947; s Robert, James, Raymond; d Diane, Cynthia Lueschen, Carol Micek; died Mar 6, Columbus; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

BRUNKEN, Elsie L, 83: b Aug 17, 1918, rural Fullerton; d of Frank Travers-Sadie Hodge; m Fred Brunken, Sept 20, 1940; s Richard; d Janet Rutten, Shirley Schinkus, Elinor; died July 13, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

BRUNKEN, William, 88: b Aug 30, 1911, rural Leigh; s of William Brunken-Minnie Husman; m Evelyn Hassebrook, Jan 26, 1940; d Mae; died Feb 24, Scottsdale, Arizona; burial Columbus Cemetery

BRUNSWICH, Myrtise F, 84: b Oct 28, 1918, Albion; d of Charles Shipley-Sadie Marshal; m Louis Brunswick, Sr, Sept 19, 1938; s Louis (Shorty); d Mildred Behrens, Kathy Moore; died Nov 28, Stanton; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk

BUDIN, John, 89: m Eleanor ??; s James, David; d Sally Grice; burial Bohemian Cemetery, Omaha

BURESH, LeRoy Frank, 75: b Oct 3, 1926, Dodge County; s of Frank Buresh-Emma Bleckwell; m Elsie R Boubin, Apr 14, 1953; s Kenneth; d Sherilynn Hawkins, Barbara Jo Weber; died Apr 7, Norfolk; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

BURTWISTLE, Dorothy, 82: b Feb 3, 1920, Howells; d of John Fuchs-Clara Bisping; m Samuel Burtwistle Sr, Mar 12, 1941; s Sam Jr, Scott; d Jane Remm; died July 9, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

CADA, Anna Elanor, 102: b Nov 25, 1899, rural Clarkson; d of Vaclav Klimes-Anna Bartunek; m Joseph F Cada, Feb 19, 1919; s Joe D; died Apr 4, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

CADA, Emilie J, 93: b Feb 7, 1909, Colfax County; d of Joseph F Krupka-Emilie Bohaboj; m Stanley R Cada, Nov 24, 1931; died Apr 2, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

CARLE, Bertha M, 94: b Jan 3, 1908, Colfax County; d of Perry Patterson-Myrtle Chilcoat; m Roy Carle, May 31, 1930; died June 19, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

CATTAU, Werner F, 86: b Jan 29, 1916, rural Columbus; s of William Cattau-Clara Rosche; m Elsa Otte; s Bill, Curt, Arlyn; d Linda; died June 17, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

CHOHON, Elmer C, 82: b Sept 25, 1917, Platte County; s of John Chohon-Mary Jaworski; m Helen Will, Apr 9, 1945; d Laura Gray; died Apr 24, Columbus; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

CINFEL, Agnes (Peggy), 89: b Dec 22, 1912, Czechoslovakia; d of Frank Jirsak-Anna ??; m Elmer Cinfel, Jan 21, 1930; d Phyllis Ann, Judie McCarthy, Shirley Trofholz; died Jan 15, Columbus; burial Clarkson Cemetery, Clarkson

CONYERS, Barry, 50: b Dec 13, 1951; d Keri Ann Chandler, Maria; died July 7, Colorado

COOK, Ann R, 82: b Apr 2, 1919, Portsmouth, Iowa; m Lewis Cook, Sept 28, 1950; s David; d Elizabeth Splichal, Karen Wolter; died Mar 8, Cameron, Missouri; burial Holy Cross Cemetery, Schuyler

DASENBROCK, Elmer F, 81: b July 11, 1920, near Leigh; s of Henry Dasenbrock-Anna Jenny; m Adeline Wilke, Dec 29, 1945; d Dinah Kerksieck, Kaye Ernstmeyer, Dawn Rhoades, Jill Vanos; died Feb 14, Grand Island; burial Fairview Cemetery, Grand Island

DeBORD, Kenneth L, 64: b Feb 19, 1938, Pierce; s of Curtis DeBord-Mary Synovec; m RaeGene Scheinost, July, 1961; s Jesse; d Monique Raitt; died July 8, Omaha; burial Prospect View Cemetery, Pierce

DICKEY, Caroline Louise, 57: b Aug 13, 1945, Wenatchee, Washington; d of Paul Sutherland-Beulah Bird; m Donald Dickey, Mar 7, 1966; s Paul; d Darla, Donna Hall; died Aug 13, Bellwood; burial Schuyler Cemetery

DIETRICH Roman, 78: b Feb 28, 1922, Colfax County; s of Henry Dietrich-Barbara Hejhal; m Audrea Hammond, Jan 23, 1946; s Donald, Roman; d Barbara Greenwood, Shirley Lozos, Linda Jakub, Kathy Ehlers, Beverly Ladehoff; died May 3, David City; burial Schuyler Cemetery

DILLON, Mary Theresa, 86: May 16, 1915, Stanton County; d of William L Busch-Blanche Calelly; m Archie Dillon, May 23, 1940; s Robert, William; d Mary Ann Svec, Ellen Osborn, Roberta Morfeld, Jean Howard, Rita Olin; died Feb 10, Norfolk; burial St Henry's Catholic Cemetery, rural Howells

DOHMEN, Esther, 80: b Jan 5, 1920, near St Bernard; d of Jacob Cook-Gertrude Schaefet; m William J Backes, May 5, 1941; m Michael Dohmen, July 9, 1988; s Daniel; d Donna Wemhoff, Arlene Engel; Cathy Janssen, Connie Hegemann, Mary Jean Ainsworth, Judy Dush; died Apr 27, Columbus; burial St Francis Cemetery, Humphrey

DOLEZAL, Edward J, 94: b Apr 30, 1908, Schuyler; s of Anton A Dolezal-Aloisa Franta; m Mary Vitamvas, May 19, 1937; died Sept 17, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

DUERST, William H (Bus), 90: b Sept 13, 1911, Leigh; m Grace Linderholm, 1934; s Don, Terry; d Dorothy, Carolyn, Harriet; died Mar 23, Tempe, Arizona; burial Grenacres Cemetery, Arizona

DUNN, Clara Marie, 97: b Aug 26, 1905, rural Springfield; d of Lewis C Olderog-Mary Mohr; m William J Dunn, 1930; died Nov 13, Louisville; burial Voss-Mohr Cemetery, Millard

EHERNBERGER, Lucile, 95: b May 7, 1907, rural Alvo; d of Andrew Christenson-Oline Nielsen; m Lumir J Ehernberger, Nov 11, 1933; s Richard, Lumir John (Jack) Jr, Paul; d Bonita English; died May 12, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

EHRICHS, John Alfred, 92: b June 17, 1910, Crawford County, Iowa; s of Alfred Ehrichs-Clara Brus; m Elda Ewoldt, June 24, 1942; s John E; d Rosemary Stamm, Linda Wietfeld; died Sept 14, Manning

EISENMANN, Harry J, 88: b Apr 22, 1913, Platte County; s of Edward Eisenmann-Lydia Aerni; m Leona Janssen, Mar 12, 1941; s Ken, Larry; d Beverly Fuhr, Cheryl McNicholas, Lois Osten; died Mar 5, Columbus; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

ENGEL, Elsie A, 81: b Jan 27, 1921, Colfax County; d of Raymond Slavik-Antonette Kment; m Leonard L Engel, Oct 14, 1945; died Feb 2, Columbus

ENGELBART, Oswald (Ozzie) G, 55: b Mar 7, 1945, Leigh; s of Oswald Engelbart-Olga Loseke; m Tina ??; s Ted; d Samantha Clark, Dr Natalie Engelbart; died Apr 1, Rogers, Arkansas; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

ERYCHLEB, Adelaide F, 94: b Aug 10, 1905, Clarkson; d of Emil Jindra-Frances Trunec; m Joseph Erychleb, June 23, 1931; s Joe; d Betty Thomas, Adelaide Svitak; died Apr 21, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

ESSLINGER, Erwin H, 88: b Jan 11, 1914, Arapahoe; s of John F Esslinger-Louise Ziebell; m M Ruth Kluck, June 22, 1941; s Timothy G, Michael J, John P, Mark R, Joel E, Phillip C; d Ellen R Stilwell, Mary E Saley, Lois A Augustyniak; burial Concordia Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana

FAJMAN, Jack, 65: b Dec 11, 1936, Leigh; s of Lumir Fajman-LaVonne Miller; m Donna Camp, Nov 9, 1956; m Elizabeth Shotkoski, Apr 20, 1996; s Richard; d Angela, Peggy, Christine Parry; died July 9, Omaha; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

FALTYS, Gladyce, 84: b July 24, 1917, Edholm; m John Faltys, Jr, Nov 19, 1935; s Francis; d Rosemary Bos; died Jan 17, Columbus; burial Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Howells

FENDRICK, Joseph, Jr, 72: b Jan 30, 1930, Richland; s of Joseph Fendrick Sr-Jennie Dietrich; m Bernice Adams, June 14, 1955; s Joey, David; d Kathy Janousek; died June 6, rural Clarkson; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

FENDRICK, Rudolph V (Rudy), 84: b Sept 3, 1917, Colfax County; s of Vincent Fendrick-Julia Maliha; m Thelma Swanson, Feb 15, 1943; s Gary, Richard; died Aug 15, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

FISHER, Adeline R, 90: b May 20, 1912, Stanton County; d of Jacob Sperl-Rose Luxa; m Joseph Fisher, Aug 27, 1940; s Eddie; d Rose Mary; died Nov 17, Schuyler; burial Clarkson Catholic Cemetery

FUHR, Libbie A, 85: b Aug 16, 1917, rural Leigh; d of Thomas Hekrdle-Mary Volse; m Earl Fuhr, Feb 26, 1946; s Donald, Rodney, Michael; died Aug 27, Madison; burial Leigh Cemetery

GARRETSON, Dorothy Aldine, 76: b Apr 20, 1925, Sioux City, Iowa; d of Ralph E Jones-Pearl M Riley; m Robert Eugene Garretson, Oct 7, 1942; s Richard, Gene, Kevin, Ronald, Roger; d Debbie Conklin; died Apr 1, Lincoln; burial Pierce Chapel Cemetery, near Clarks

GARRETSON, Janet Leah, 42: b June 5, 1960, Aitkin, Minnesota; d of Floyd Watson-Jeannette Lamke; m Gene W Garretson, Oct 13, 1979; s Kaleb; d Amanda, Alicia; died July 31, Norfolk; burial Bureau Cemetery, near Clarks

GEMELKE, Emil G, 83: b June 12, 1919, Stanton County; s of Ernst Gemelke-Louisa Koehlmoos; m Bernitha Hasenkamp, Aug 30, 1944; s Duane, Ronnie; d LaRayne Meyer; died Oct 3, Wisner; burial Pilger Cemetery

GERBER, Frederick W, Jr, 80: b Dec 6, 1921, Columbus; s of Frederick W Gerber-Frances Schliz; m Virginia Warholoski, Sept 27, 1947; s Frederick W III; d Sharon Bahr, Barbara Gerber, Charlene Helgoth; died Jan 27, Columbus; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

GERRARD, Garrett, 89: b May 15, 1913, Schuyler; s of William Gerrard-Olga Folken; m Mary Reinke, Oct 7, 1936; s LeRoy; d Marlene Taylor, Bonnie Bolton, Shirley Vrba, Lois Penwell; died July 2, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

GIGAX, Paul F, 53: b June 26, 1946, Columbus; s of Fred E (Bud) Gigax-Margaret Louise Gorman; m Jolene Habrock, Oct 28, 1993; died Apr 7, Norfolk; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

GRASHORN, Gladys, 55: b Sept 17, 1946, Stanton County; d of Charles Mack-Blanche Vevral; m Ervin Grashorn Sr, July 7, 1965; s Ervin Jr, Gary; d Vilean; died Aug 25, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

GUERNSEY, Georgia C, 86: b July 6, 1916, Bellwood; d of John W Parolek-Albina Vidlak; m Arthur W Guernsey, Oct 9, 1947; s Don, Gerald J; d Kathy Acklie; died Oct 16, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HAAS, Mildred A, 75: b Sept 17, 1926, Leigh; d of Joseph Weltruski-Pauline Kodelka; m Marvin Haas, June 26, 1945; s Marvin; d Sherry Flood, Julie Long; died July 26, Lincoln; burial Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion

HAMBURGER, Fred W, 89: b Mar 12, 1912, Saratov, Russia; s of Phillip Hamburger-Katherine ??; m Minnie Hamburger, 1934; s Mel; d Ilene Watke, Carolyn Cassel; died Jan 14, Cheyenne, Wyoming; burial Cheyenne Memorial Gardens

HAMBURGER, Minnie, 88: b May 28, 1914, Creston; d of William Brunken-Mina ??; s Melvin; d Ilene Watke, Carolyn Cassel; died July 14, Cheyenne, Wyoming; burial Cheyenne Memorial Gardens

HAUSMANN, Irene, 82: b Feb 8, 1920, Madison; d of Samuel Kurpgeweit-Louisa Dittberner; m Vernon Hausmann; s Dennis, Gregg, Steve; d Sharlyn Grashorn, Judene Mewis, Pamela Anderson; died July 30, Norfolk; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk

HAVLOVIC, Beverly A, 63: b Aug 17, 1936, rural David City; d of Carl Theewen-Emma Kominek; s Greg, Kevin; d Lisa Cunningham; died Apr 17, Seward; burial Holy Trinity Cemetery, Brainard

HECKENS, Troy, 35: b May 1, 1966, Wayne; s of Dallas Heckens-Eva Heldt; m Tracy Shirley, Oct 27, 1989; m Melinda Goldman, Sept 1992; s Cameron Heckens-Goldman; died Feb 7, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

HEFTI, Hilbert G, 86: b Jan 16, 1916, Colfax County; s of Fred Hefti-Bertha Hoessel; m Mildred Nash, Oct 30, 1937; s Dean, Ralph; d Nancy Warrender; died Sept 9, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

HELD, Martha J (Fuhr), 74: s Calvin, Alan; d Sandy Rossing, Shari Valento; d July 21; burial Lakeside Cemetery, Hastings, Minnesota

HENRY, Victor, 92: b Oct 23, 1909, Creston; s of Matt Henry-Nellie Lattimer; m Mary Ruppert, Dec 11, 1935; s Victor Jr; d Irene Bolton, Peg Whitley, Karen Slizoski, Cheryl Hein; died May 22, Columbus; burial Holy Family Catholic Cemetery, Lindsay

HERINK, Florene A, 72: b Jan 4, 1930, rural Humphrey; d of Frank Dohmen-Rosa Korth; m Robert V (Bob) Herink, June 8, 1950; s Allen, Jay, Brian, Ross, Kevin, Daniel; d Carol Mendlik, Gayle Stenstrom, Debbie Kurmel, Judy Riggle, Amy Bridgeford, Lisa Kaska; died May 9, Omaha

HESPEN, Walter T, 71: b Apr 21, 1931, Schuyler; s of Fred Hespen-Margaret McCready; m Joan Hledik, June 2, 1960; s Bruce; d Amy, Tina, JoEllen; died Sept 13, Omaha; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Schuyler

HETMANEK, Irene, 101: b Aug 21, 1901; d of Frank Coufal-Catherine Shonka; m August R Hetmanek, Oct 21, 1923; s Allen, Elwyn (Gus); died Nov 23, Mesa, Arizona; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HILL, Eleanor Elene, 75: b May 29, 1926, Genoa; d of Dan Weldon-Clara Ahrends; m Arnold Hill, Nov 13, 1943; s Clyde, Bob; d Becky Kruger, Cathy, Barbara; died Feb 23, Blair; burial Telbasta Cemetery, rural Arlington

HLAVKA, Vlasta (Sammy), 82: b Dec 15, 1919, Schuyler; d of Joseph Zelenda-Pauline Severa; m Charles Hlavka, Apr 18, 1939; d Nancy Schlemmer; died May 17, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HOESLY, Elmer (Hess) Markus, 86: b Mar 2, 1915, Creston; s of Peter Markus Hoesly-Barbara Elmer; m Pearl Barrett, Aug 14, 1937; s Tom, Dan; d Jane Conley; died Jan 12, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

HOESSEL, Arthur John Henry, 84: b Apr 2, 1917, rural Creston; s of Gus Hoessel-Margaret Littleman; m Helen Marty, June 15, 1947; s Dale, Randy, Richard, Robert; d Kay Mimick; died Jan 15, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

HOGE, Norman L, 75: b Oct 26, 1926, Columbus; s of Adolph Hoge Jr-Emma Korte; m Marilyn Brown, June 27, 1948; s Jeff, Jim; d Jane, Jill Pierson; died Sept 26, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

HOLLATZ, Eugene E, 71: b Nov 8, 1930, Humphrey; s of Alphonse Hollatz-Marie Heintz; m Ruth Ann Baue, Dec 2, 1961; died July 6, Grand Island; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

HOUFEK, William, 89: b Sept 14, 1913, Clarkson; s of Joseph F Houfek-Agnes Dlouhy; m Vlasta Glodowski, Nov 12, 1934; s William Jr, Ron; d Elaine Heavican; died Dec 7, David City; burial Schuyler Cemetery

INGOLD, Mildred, 87: b Oct 1, 1914, Columbus; d of Henry Hoppe-Clara Heibel; m John Ingold, Nov 9, 1940; died Aug 5, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

JACKSON, Marcelene A (Marcie), 77: b July 4, 1924, Wisner; d of August Putjenter-Pearl Cline; m August Oertwich, Nov 1943; m Rex Jackson, Nov 1967; s William Oertwich, Rod Oertwich, Randy Oertwich, Douglas Oertwich, Russ Jackson, Jerry Jackson; d Beverly Perske, Sharon Erickson, Judy Sutter, Nancy Paul, Pat Jackson, Jeanette Kassmeier; died Feb 10, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

JARECKI, John L, 34: b June 5, 1968, Schuyler; s of James Jarecki-Terrie Cadwallader; died Aug 14, Denton

JENNY, Vera, 99: b Jan 28, 1903, Cass County; d of Marvin Bushnell-Diana Crawford; m J Ben Jenny, Apr 22, 1922; s Elgin, Donald, Jack; d Phyllis Yates, Doris Bahns, MaryAnn Wiegand; died Nov 19, Madison; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

JENSEN, Arlene, 77: b June 30, 1924, rural Clarkson; d of John Podany-Rose Severa; m Eldon Heller, Nov 27, 1947; m Leo Jensen, Mar 15, 1991; s Randall Heller; d Cindy Dohren; died Apr 19, Stanton; burial Pilger Cemetery

JINDRA, Edwin, 71: b June 24, 1928, Colfax County; s of Adolph Jindra-Agnes Hradec; m Jean Silhacek, June 11, 1948; s Roger; d Linda Smith; died May 14, rural Clarkson; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

JURA, Edna A H, 86: b Aug 22, 1915, Leigh; d of Ben Mackenstadt-Emma Asche; m Joseph Jura, June 7, 1942; s Jim, Chuck, Dan; d Kathy Dufek; died Jan 30; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

KAPELS, Linda S, 48: b Sept 6, 1953, Columbus; d of Joe Hilger-Adelia Blohm; m Roger Kapels, Sept 1, 1973; s Calvin, Clint; d Kaycee; died Mar 8, rural Columbus; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

KAPELS, Lynsey Marie, 19 months: b May 18, 2001; d of Cory Kapels-Marie Srb; died Dec 27, 2002, Columbus; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

KAREL, Joseph E, Jr, 79: b near Leigh; s of Joseph E Karel Sr-Emily Mundil; m Delores Nadrchal, Jan 3, 1946; s Lonnie; d Lorie Wasko; died Feb 8, Columbus; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

KASSMEIER, Esther, 85: b May 1, 1916, Weld County, Colorado; d of Fred Jekel-Elizabeth Schafer; m Henry Kassmeier, Feb 6, 1935; s Ken, Clarence (Shorty); d Karen Perrin, Jani, Marlene; died Apr 12, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KELLER, George L, 75: b July 1, 1926, Richland; s of Henry Keller-Anna Morkert; m Neoma Eckmann, July 12, 1949; s Randy; d Debra Musfelt, Jeri Kamm, Rebecca, Vaneeta Keller-Bauer; died Jan 9, Hebron; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

KEMPER, E Lorraine, 84: b Oct 3, 1917, rural Stanton County; d of Walter B Kemper-Pauline Glandt; died Sept 5, Omaha; burial Leigh Cemetery

KIUNTKE, Norman H, 69: b June 3, 1932, Columbus; s of Walter Kiuntke, Sr-Rose Aerni; m Veronica ??; s Tim, Tobias; d Theresa Gabriel; died June 1, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

KLIMES, William, 91: b Oct 14, 1908, Colfax County; s of Vaclav Klimes-Anna Bartunek; m Irene Bahns, Sept 20, 1941; s James, Mark; d Jane Adams, Michelle Madera; died May 14, Clarkson; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KLIPPHAHN, Betty Ann (Hamernik), 67: b Leigh; m Glenn Klipphahn, Aug 16, 1958; died Feb 12; burial Greenwood Cemetery, Creighton

KLUG, Viola L, 95: b Oct 23, 1906, Colfax County; d of William F Loseke-Caroline Korte; m Werner J Klug, Oct 14, 1925; d Elaine Hake; died Mar 3, Stromsburg; burial Calvary Cemetery, rural Platte County

KLUTE, Ralph Freidrich Adam, 79: b Apr 11, 1922; s of Grant Klute-Mary ??; m Alice Perry, Apr 11, 1943; s Duane; d Sandra Kuester; died Jan 16, Tarkio, Missouri; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, Westboro, Missouri

KLUTHE, Bert (Norbert): b Oct 14, 1936, near Howells; s of Joseph Kluthe-Theresa Ernesti; s Dallan; d Denise Baer, Kelly Robbiano, Kathleen Rahmig; died Jan 26, Lusk, Wyoming

KMOCH, Jeroma (Jeri), 89: b Oct 16, 1913, near Heun; s of Joseph Mosansky-Mamie Cech; m Anton J Kmoch, Feb 28, 1944; s Anton (Tony), Larry; d Janet Schaad; died Oct 30, Columbus; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

KNIGHT, Mabel Lillian, 86: b Feb 9, 1916, Creston; d of James W Knight-Mina F Anderson; died June 19, Elkhorn; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

KORTE, Arthur T, 92: b Sept 26, 1907, rural Columbus; s of Carl Korte-Elise Viergutz; m Marie A Muth, Feb 25, 1932; s Loren, Robert; died May 7, Columbus; burial Memorial Cemetery, Fremont

KOSCH, Melodie A, 48: b July 29, 1954, Omaha; d of Archiebald Barnes-Delores Hammond; m Thomas Kosch, Nov 27, 1976; d Robin; died Oct 28, David City; burial Sts Peter and Mary Cemetery, rural Bellwood

KOVAR, Mildred, 86: b Sept 15, 1915, David City; d of Frank Cemper-Antonia Fendrich; m Marcel F Kovar, Feb 7, 1933; s Jerome, Marcel W, Kenneth, Arthur; d Anna Bouc, Betty Ronkar, Agnes Kracel; died Aug 26, David City; burial Appleton Assumption, rural David City

KRAFKA, Charles, 90: b July 6, 1911, near Creston; s of Karl Krafka-Anna Supanschitz; m Viola Eisenmann, Nov 7, 1939; d Karen Heftie; died Jan 7, Norfolk; burial Wisner Cemetery

KRALIK, Daniel, 60: b Nov 1941, Wahoo; s of Rudy Kralik-Alice Kacirek; m Bonnie Nelson, Nov 18, 1967; s Scott, Craig, John; d Tammy Prososki; died Jan 20, Omaha; burial All Saints Cemetery, Columbus

KREMLACEK, Easton J, 4 months: s of Jared Kremlacek-Kimberly Crabtree; died May 27, Osmond; burial Stanton City Cemetery

KRIVOHLAVEK, Robert Victor, 80: b Aug 21, 1921, Schuyler; s of John Krivohlavek-Ada Wolf; m Geraldine Patricia Heavican, Aug 25, 1943; s William; d Sharyl Orth, Kathryn Krivohlavek; died Apr 13, Woodland, California; burial Clovis Cemetery, Fresno, California

KRUGER, Hilarion F, 70: b Oct 17, 1925, Snyder; s of Henry Kruger-Anna Hergenroder; m Angela Shonka, June 5, 1952; s Fred; d Chris Bayer, Mary Kay Morrow; died Jan 25, Columbus; burial Holy Cross Cemetery, rural Schuyler

KUCERA, Clara M, 85: b rural Howells; d of Frank Marik-Anna Pekny; m Ernest Kucera, Jan 15, 1936; s Maynard, Ernie, Elliot, Doran, Duane; d Gloria Vesely, Dee Nygren, Rita Lauer, Melva Prososki; died Mar 25, Fremont; burial St John's Catholic Cemetery, rural Howells

KUDERA, Louis J, 73: b Stanton County; s of Alois Kudera-Mildred Severa; died Mar 6, Clarkson; burial Clarkson Catholic Cemetery

KUMPF, Evelyn, 86: b Nov 14, 1916, rural Creston; d of Henry Koch-Jennie Bruen; m Raymond Kumpf, Dec 15, 1937; s Larry, Dale a; d Judy Janney; died Feb 2, Omaha; burial Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery, Omaha

KUPER, Herbert Dietrich (Dr), 92: b Mar 25, 1910, Nelson; s of Dietrich G Kuper-Maria H Schmidt; m Marie Bay, Jan 9, 1938; s Dr David H; d Karlyn Carson, Marcia Yochum; died Sept 10, Columbus; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

LADWIG, John Michael, 15: b June 27, 1987, Fremont; s of LaVern (Butch) Ladwig-Ann McNally; died Sept 21, Omaha; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Schuyler

LADWIG, LaVern (Butch), 44: b Dec 12, 1957, Schuyler; s of Eldin C Ladwig-Mary Dworak; m Ann McNally, July 31, 1982; s John, Mark; d Molly; died Sept 11, Butler County; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Schuyler

LAKE, Robert W, 55: b Nov 9, 1946, Columbus; s of Robert R Lake-Evelyn Gernstein; m Ellen Zimmerman, Dec 22, 1971; s Jeff; died July 30, Columbus; burial Leigh City Cemetery

LARSON, Dwayne Craig, 87: b Dec 12, 1914, Miller; m Phyllis ??; m Evelyn ??; d Jean Larson Abney; died Apr 25; burial Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina

LEFFERS, Erna F, 95: b Aug 7, 1906, Platte County; d of O Henry Johnson-R Theda Berends; m Walter Leffers, Aug 15, 1935; s Glen, Dale; d Dorothy Settje, Linda Pieper; died June 13, Madison; burial St John Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

LEGLER, Nell, 95: b Aug 2, 1907, Arcola, Illinois; d of Rudolph Slifer-Effie Carpenter; m Leonard Legler, Oct 4, 1924; s Jack, Robert; d Karne, Sheryll Roeber, Joyce Kunhart; died Aug 28, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

LEHMAN, Raymond, Sr, 79: b Aug 11, 1922, Stanton County; s of Henry Lehman-Alma Holtmann; m Mardell Barrett, Sept 11, 1943; s Raymond Jr; d Judy Tappe, Deiadre Hilkemann; died Apr 27, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

LIEBIG, Ferd Edward, 90: b Sept 22, 1911, Platte County; s of Adolph Liebig-Mary Schumacher; m Germaine Bender, Jan 10, 1940; s Mark, Gene, Dale; d Lois Kuta, Bonnie Menks, Jacqueline Woolway, Diane Dicke, Debbie Whitt; died Feb 4, Columbus; burial Sts Patrick/Joseph Cemetery, Platte Center

LIEBSCHWAGER, Dorothy R, 62: m Ken Liebschwager; s Michael; d Nikki Kane; died Feb 17, Omaha; burial Resurrection Cemetery, Omaha

LIERMANN, Vergil Bernard, 73: b Jan 7, 1929, Beemer; s of Paul Liermann-Anna Gentele; m Frances Wordekemper, Jan 24, 1955; s Roy, Roger, Ron, Randy; d Rita Eichelberger, Rose Ann Polinsky; died May 9, Papillon; burial Holy Cross Cemetery, Beemer

LIMBACH, Angela C, 92: b May 30, 1910, Howells; d of Bernard Wieneke-Anna Schmidt; m Joseph M Limbach Sr, Feb 21, 1933; s Richard, Reynold, Robert, Ralph, Joseph, Henry; d Theresa Kruse; died Nov 25, Madison; burial Woodland Cemetery, North Bend

LOCKE, Mabel L, 92: b Oct 28, 1909, Stanton; d of Henry Lehman-Alma Holtman; m Thomas Locke, Feb 12, 1930; s Robert, Richard; d Linsay; died Aug 27, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

LONG, Gilbert R, 92: b Jan 3, 1910, Stanton County; s of Henry Long-Freida Letterman; m Margaret Lindner, Dec 25, 1934; s Dale; d Betty Dolezal, Kathleen Brockman; died Mar 6, Madison; burial Crown Hill Cemetery, Madison

LONG, Jeremy, 16: b July 27, 1983, Schuyler; s of Bill Long-Tammy Sterup; died Apr 24, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

LOSEKE, Walter H, 87: b Mar 18, 1915, Creston; s of Otto Loseke-Mathilda ??; m Adela Harms, Sept 9, 1950; d Fern Patterson; died Aug 12, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls

LUBISCHER, Kenneth, 74: b May 23, 1928, Norfolk; s of John Lubischer-Ethel Connelly; m Ormagene Schaecher, May 27, 1950; s John, David; d Diane Olmer, Karen Schrieber, Mary Hugo, Barbara Pfeifer; died Dec 3, Lincoln; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

LUCKEY, Walter E, 85: b Oct 13, 1916, Columbus; s of William H Luckey-Elise L Loseke; m Gladys F Hoessel, Jan 4, 1942; s Gerald, William, Dave; d Carolyn Casper, Janie Krohn, Lois Kelly; died Jan 22, Lincoln; burial Calvary Cemetery, Platte County

LUESCHEN, Clara Lorina, 83: b Aug 10, 1919, rural Richland; d of Louis Lutjelusche-Milla Plugge; m Hugo Lueschen, Aug 27, 1942; s Elden, Larry; d Sharon Ternus; died Sept 26, Columbus; burial St Paul's Cemetery, Leigh

LUESCHEN, Martha F, 91: b July 26, 1910, Agra, Kansas; d of Louis Eikenberg-Alvina J Swantusch; m Arthur Lueschen, Mar 17, 1930; s Paul; d Phyllis Hook, Shirley Purvis, Beverly Crane; died Jan 12

MACA, Joseph A, 76: b May 11, 1923, rural Schuyler; s of John Joseph Maca-Tillie Krejci; m Marcella Mastny, June 7, 1947; s Jim; d Joyce Charlesworth, Janet Zabka; died Apr 30, Fremont; burial Schuyler Cemetery

MARK, Margaret, 76: b near Platte Center; d of Bernhard Janssen-Emma Gehring; m Jerome Mark, Sept 5, 1945; s Dana, Timothy; d Marla Ernst; died Mar 14, Omaha; burial Zion Lutheran Grand Prairie, Platte Ceneter

MARTENSEN, Raymond L. 77: b Feb 10, 1925, Platte Center; s of Arnold Martensen-Anna Harms; m Gloralie Hayes, May 9, 1981; s Allen, Roger; d Sharon Powell; died Sept 20, Longmont, Colorado; burial Ft Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado

MARTIN, James A (Dr), 38: b Oct 27, 1961, Crawford; s of Dr Benjamin O Martin-Regina A VanErt; m Jill Hanson, Oct 9, 1987; s Will; d Lauren, Bonnie, Claire; died Apr 3, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

MARTY, Irma, 87: b Nov 9, 1914, Leigh; d of Gottfried Marty-Maria Brock; died July 4, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

McGILVRA, Laurene A, 73: b Apr 3, 1929; d of Ferdinand (Fred) Pfeifer-Fredericka ??; m Francis (Pete) McGilvra, Oct 17, 1953; s Joe, Tom; d Ellen Bailey; missing May 22 [--Humphrey Democrat]

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

McMULLIN, Morton L (Mort), 66: b May 8, 1936, Leigh; s of William McMullin-Seleh Carey; m Mary Ann Herink, Sept 13, 1958; s Mark, Michael, Monte; d Marcia McCutcheon, Michelle Pieper; died Oct 27, Columbus; burial St Mary's Cemetery, Leigh

McMULLIN, Patricia Ruth (Gudger), 70: b July 23, 1932, Chester, Illinois; m Robert McMullin; died Oct 26, Topeka, Kansas; burial Leigh Cemetery

McMULLIN, Robert, 81: b Jan 5, 1921, rural Leigh; s of Harold McMullin-Blanche Carey; m Patricia Gudgere, Mar 29, 1974; died Mar 3, Topeka, Kansas; burial Leigh Cemetery

METZGER, William L, 81: m Mildred Jenny; s Jon, David; died Oct 13, Camano Island, Washington

MEYER, Sophie M, 97: b Aug 14, 1905, Pilger; d of George Goeller-Magdalena Heilmann; m Harry Meyer, June 9, 1931; s Eldon, Gordon, Lyle, Douglas; d Marilyn Bender; died Nov 15; burial New Lutheran Cemetery, Norfolk

MEYER, Stella: b Nov 17, 1907, rural Howells; d of Marion C Miller-Anna Drapela; m Raymond Meyer, Feb 21, 1933; s Noel; d Gail Sawyer; died Feb 27; burial Mt Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas

MICHAELSEN, Olga P, 94: b Feb 16, 1907, Leigh; d of Edward Michaelsen-Lucy Bakenhus; died Jan 29, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

MILLER, Gerald, 77: b Oct 5, 1925; s of David Miller-Minnie Lovell; m Helen Hanel, June 14, 1949; s Wayne; d Tami Fenwick; died Nov 19, Omaha; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park, Omaha

MILLER, Russell Owen, 79: b Jan 23, 1923, Stanton; s of William J Miller-Lola Pennington; m Janice Winebrenner, Jan 10, 1943; s Daniel; d Debra Miller Griffin; died Feb 11; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery

MOHRMAN, Darold E, 77: b Jan 24, 1925, Platte County; s of Henry Mohrman-Lydia Peters; m Erma Scheffler, Sept 1, 1948; s Douglas, David; d Jane Peterson; died Sept 29, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

MOLACEK, Randolph (Randy), 76: b July 25, 1925, Howells; s of Joseph F Molacek-Emma Vacha; m Betty Buckendahl, May 9, 1947; d Bonnie Bierman, Jolene Wurdeman; died May 11, Clarkson; burial Leigh Cemetery

MOORE, Viola T, 91: b Nov 2, 1910, Cuming County; d of Joseph Martinek-Julia Lodl; m Earl Moore, Nov 26, 1929; s Marvin; d Phyllis Schlickbernd; died July 3, West Point; burial Schuyler Cemetery

MORAN, Darrell Wayne, 83: b Sept 20, 1918, rural Creston; s of Robert Wayne Moran-Edith Mrytle Kinzley; m Eleanor ??; died June 29, Arvada, Colorado

MORFELD, Lavern L, 75: b July 14, 1927, Howells; s of John Morfeld-Lena Shanle; m Katherine Teply, Jan 4, 1949; d Barbara, Rose Mary VanDeventer, Alison Cockerill, Carol Lou Papousek; died Sept 4, Liberty, Missouri; burial St Mary's Cemetery, Carrollton, Missouri

MOTYCKA, Thomas Emil, 62: b Mar 27, 1940, Columbus; s of Emil Thomas Motycka-Meta Beckedorf; m Pamela Belden, Nov 7, 1964; s Michael, Brian; died Apr 16

MUHLE, Norman A, 79: b Oct 8, 1920, Leigh; s of Alroy Muhle-Frieda Asche; m Wilhelmina Meyer, May 25, 1943; s Michael, Patrick, Richard, James, Thomas; d Cynthia Gray; died Apr 22, Fremont; burial Calvary Cemetery, Fremont

NAVRKAL, Steven F, 72: b Dec 23, 1929, rural Clarkson; s of John Navrkal-Mary Dobes; m Opal J Shuster, May 15, 1954; s Steve W, Gary; d Rosean Koehn; died May 1, rural Clarkson; burial Schuyler Cemetery

NELSON, Anne V, 89: b Oct 30, 1912, Valparaiso; d of Ludvig Horkey-Pauline Dolezal; m Roy Nelson, Jan 17, 1933; s Roy Jr, Louis; d Sharon Smith; died Apr 26, West Point; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Schuyler

NEUHAUS, Harold E, 90: b Oct 10, 1911, rural Leigh; s of Henry Neuhaus-Emma Schroeder; m Lucille Wulf, Mar 1, 1941; s Richard; d Sharon Kracl, Shirley (Jean) Petersen; died Oct 8, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

NEUJAHR, Reuben B, 82: b Mar 2, 1920, Gresham; s of Otto Neujahr-Martha Fischer; m Alice Bek, June 8, 1941; s Kenneth, Steven; d Sandy Peterson; died Oct 17, David City; burial Seward Cemetery

ODENREIDER, Marvin W, 79: b Oct 14, 1922, Leigh; s of John Odenreider-Irene Fitton; m Elsie M Dolesh, Nov 23, 1943; m Ina (Benne) Wegner, Apr 15, 1995; s Kevin; died Jan 6, Fremont

ODVARKA, Robert C (Dr), 76: b Jan 5, 1926, Omaha; s of V L Odvarka-Helen Stenicka; m Arlene Fayman, Aug 16, 1947; s Robert Scott, Scott Brian; d Sandra Faye; died May 8, Clarkson

OLSON, Arnold T, 86: b Aug 22, 1915, rural Leigh; s of Clarence Olson-Pauline Rabelar; m Sylvia Barta, Jan 2, 1936; s Arnold Jr, Richard; d Jane Barr, Betty Hamernik, Linda Fuhr; died Feb 13, Columbus; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

PASONAULT, Daniel, 74: b June 3, 1928, Dodge; s of Leo Pasonault-Milada ??; m Margaret Kozisek, Apr 22, 1952; s Robert; d Debra Howry, Lori Zagorski; died Dec 17, Omaha; burial All Saints Cemetery, Columbus

PATTERSON, Elvira, 87: b Sept 14, 1914, Stanton; d of Adolph Schultz-Anna Mielenz; m Elijah Patterson, May 28, 1936; s Dennis; d Barbara Parr; died Feb 14, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

PAVLIS, Rainold, 79: b Nov 13, 1922, Madison; s of Emil Pavlis-Anna Pavel; m Norma Jean Peterson, Feb 16, 1956; d Kathy Klitzke, Sandy Hood; died Feb 27, Tilden; burial Chambers Cemetery

PEARSON, Dwight H, 78: m Ardith A ??; d Carol Williams; died Jan 27; burial Hamilton's Crematory, Des Moines, Iowa

PENNER, Lorraine, 81: b Sept 7, 1920, rural Leigh; d of Adolph Zabka-Mary Mrsny; m Dr Elmer Penner, Dec 8, 1943; s Rod, Mike; d Sharon Little; died Apr 7, Beatrice; burial Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, Lincoln

PETERSEN, Emma Christine: b Feb 18, 1905, Stanton County; d of Soenke Petersen-Caroline Bastian; died Dec 28, 2002, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

PIEPER, Gene E (Tabel),: b Oct 15, 1925, Cleveland, Ohio; m Fredrick A Pieper (Fritz), Sept 29, 1945; s Fred Jr, Louis; d Linda Suitor, Susan Wood; died Mar 29, Redlands, California

PODANY, Kenneth G, 79: b Jan 31, 1923, Colfax County; s of Ralph Podany-Sophia Trojan; m Lucille Hunke, Feb 13, 1947; s Dave, Greg; d LoAnn Belz, Karan Lehman, Linda Stepanek, Marlene Gottschall, Diann Marotz, Cheryl Weatherholt; died Sept 24; burial Stanton Cemetery

PORTER, Linda K, 55: b Aug 8, 1947, Columbus; d of Adolph Buresh-Georgia Nemec; m Danny Porter, Jan 15, 1966; s Danny Jr; d Stacey Hall, Amy Porter; died Sept 29, Fremont; burial Memorial Cemetery, Fremont

POSPISHIL, Margaret: b July 17, 1907, Port Washington, Wisconsin; d of Paul Beuter-Elsa Meyer; m Lloyd Pospishil, July 14, 1937; died Dec; burial Schuyler Cemetery

PRAZAN, Jennifer Katherine, infant: b & died Aug 15, Fremont; d of Dwayne Prazan-Amy ??; burial Schuyler Cemetery

PROKES, Jaroslav (Jerry) F, 86: b June 21, 1913, Colfax County; s of Emil Prokes-Joseph Krenek; m Sylvia Dudek, Dec 6, 1936; s Roger, Gerald; d Rosemary; died Apr 24, Ogallala; burial Schuyler Cemetery

PTACEK, Sophie C, 81: b Nov 22, 1920, near Brainard; d of Anton Navratil-Matilda Sedlak; m Vladimir J Ptacek, Nov 17, 1941; s Gerald, Kenneth, Mike; d Carol Beringer, Connie Olafson; died Sept 8, Columbus; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

RAABE, Elsa, 88: b Dec 10, 1913, Stanton; d of Emil Raabe-Antonia Fullner; died Feb 22, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

RAETZ, Lucille F, 90: b July 25, 1911, Oter County, Colorado; d of Claude Swink-Irene Volsler; m Leigh Raetz, Mar 11, 1936; s Douglas; d Sue Laurance; died Feb 24, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

RETZLAFF, Dale, 70: b June 6, 1932, Pierce; s of George Retzlaff-Jennie Lesser; m LaVonne Silhacek, July 16, 1952; s Gary; d Judith Peatrowsky; died Dec 24, 2002, Las Vegas; burial Mount Hope Cemetery, West Point

RICHTIG, Antonia A, 80: b July 8, 1921, Goehner; d of Rudolf Plisek-Mary Coufal; m Lumir Richtig, Apr 20, 1942; d Barbara Jean Scholl, Marjorie Scholl, Mary Ann Kerkman; died May 15, Norfolk; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk

RIDDER, Dean F, 64: b Sept 11, 1937, Stanton County; s of Anton Ridder-Mary ??; m Barbara A Schmoele, Nov 18, 1967; died May 20, St Peters, Missouri; burial St Charles Memorial Gardens, St Charles, Missouri

RIEF, Christina E, 61: b Nov 15, 1940, Snyder; d of Robert Throener-Marie Krienert; m Robert L Rief, Apr 19, 1961; s Steve, Christopher; d Barb Wegner, died Mar 18, near Oakland; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Bancroft

RIEF, Robert L, 65: b Apr 16, 1936, West Point; s of Albert Rief-Anna Prinz; m Christina E Throener, Apr 19, 1961; s Steve, Christopher; d Barb Wegner; died Mar 10, Omaha; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Bancroft

ROBINSON, Lillian Tedford, 80: b May 5, 1921, Leigh; d of Delbert Tedford-Catherine Moeller; m Fred Robinson; died Feb 18, Loveland, Colorado

ROH, Leona M, 87: b Apr 24, 195, rural Leigh; d of Joe Franek-Mary Hladik; m Leonard Roh, Sept 14, 1938; s Father Bob, L James, Jerry; d Carolyn Simodynes, M Katheryn Lee; died Oct 28, David City; burial SS Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Abie

ROSCKY, LaVern K, 93: b Mar 2, 1909, Pierce; d of Pete Eick-Minnie Weber; m Henry Charles Rosicky, June 12, 1930; s Henry, Robert; d Katherine Southwick; died June 3, Omaha; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

RYDEL, Robert E, 71: b Oct 4, 1930, Rogers; s of Edwin Rydel-Emily ??; m Verona ??; s Steven, Robert; died Nov 12, Lake Havasu City, Arizona

SAALFELD, Rodney (Rod), 54: b Sept 8, 1947, Columbus; s of Duane E Saalfeld-Doris Foust; died Mar 6, Charleston, South Carolina; burial Schuyler Cemetery

SALAK, Wilma, 81: b Jan 7, 1921, Creston; d of John Langhoff-Emma Bachman; m Charles E Salak, May 11, 1944; s Jay, Jon, Jeff; died Feb 15, Schuyler

SCHAF, Betty, 70: b Nov 1, 1931, Rising City; d of Charles Bonne-Marie Lauenroth; m Richard J Schaf, June 14, 1949; s Larry, Steven; d Diane Erks, Nancy Marty; died Sept 28, David City; burial Sacred Heart Cemetery, Shelby

SCHEFFLER, Beth, 44: b Oct 4, 1957, Norfolk; d of Marvin Kratochvil-Virginia Ritter; m Jerald (Jerry) Scheffler, May 28, 1977; s Jeremy, Josh; died July 14, Colorado; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk.--Norfolk Daily News

SCHLEICHARDT, Eugene (Bill), C, 66: b Dec 3, 1935, Grand Island; s of William Schleichardt-Ethyl Meyer; s (1); d (3); died Oct 20, Omaha; burial Grand Island City Cemetery

SCHLEMMER, Reginald (Reg), 91: b Sept 28, 1910, Rogers; s of Henry Schlemmer-Hulda Bloom; m Alice Jean Christensen, June 5, 1936; s Robert, Bill; d Peg Smith, Pat Stock; died Feb 28, Schuyler; burial Purple Cane Cemetery, Rogers

SCHMIDT, Thomas V, 64: b Feb 1938, Platte County; s of Otto Schmidt-Loretta Beller; m Patricia Hoelscher, Aug 22, 1964; d Kim Christensen; died Sept 28, Omaha; burial Ss Patrick and Joseph Cemetery, Platte Center

SCHNDLER, Darlene E, 76: b Jan 30, 1926, Schuyler; d of Frank Bohac-Mary Posvar; m Lester Schindler, June 21, 1945; s Ron; d Sandie Friesen, Deb Kucera; died May 28, rural Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

SCHULTZ, Lera B, 89: b Dec 18, 1912, Stanton County; d of Nidia Daniel-Lillie Fielder; m Harry Schultz, Feb 21, 1940; died Sept 4, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

SCHULZ, Alice Laura, 90: b Apr 8, 1912, rural Platte County; d of Herman Loseke-Minna K Hespe; s Jerome; died Nov 3, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

SCHWANKE, Leonard, 85: b Apr 23, 1916, rural Stanton County; s of Albert Schwanke-Hattie Eckert; m Dorothea Reibold, Mar 10, 1943; s Rod, Roger; d Deb Marquardt; died Apr 14, Wayne; burial Stanton Cemetery

SEEMAN, Leona A, 93: b July 19, 1909, Stanton; d of William Glaser-Wilhelmina (Minnie) Eckert; m Amber Seeman, Aug 14, 1932; s Terry; d Beverly Pofahl; died Nov 14, Kearney; burial Stanton Cemetery

SELLHORST, Clara, 90: b Mar 21, 1912, Pierce; d of John Hoffmann-Mary Widhelm; m Conrad Sellhorst, Aug 28, 1934; s John; d Elaine Feiwell, Connie Wilson; died May 16, Albion; burial Holy Family Cemetery, Lindsay

SHURTLEFF, Leona, 72: b Sept 26, 1929, Stanton County; d of Martin Lehman-Inez Napier; m Milburn Shurtleff, Feb 2, 1951; s Walton, Martin; d Jody; died June 28, Fairbury; burial Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln

SMETS, Margaret Ellen, 60: b Aug 18, 1941, Hastings; d of Frank Hulme-Verna Daily; m Thomas D Smets, July 11, 1960; d Kimberly Holland, Jacque Landis, Jana Kurpegeweit, Killi Ludwig; died Feb 5, Norfolk; burial Broken Bow Cemetery, Broken Bow

SOHL, Valjean H, 64: b Dec 25, 1937, Madison; s of Herman C Sohl-Maria Severin; m Helen Galley, June 7, 1958; s Jeff, Jon; d Joyce, Janice; died Apr 21, Omaha

SORENSON, Lenice P, 87: b Oct 23, 1914, Stanton County; d of William Harsch-Edna Vogel; m Newell Sorenson, 1941; died Sept 28, Stanton; burial Spring Valley Cemetery, near Moorhead, Iowa

SPANHAKE, Delores B, 67: b Sept 8, 1935, Leigh; d of Gustave Spanhake-Blanche Malena; died Dec 29, 2002, Clarkson; burial Leigh Cemetery

SPENNER, Wilfred (Rev), 55: b Jan 26, 1947, rural Beemer; s of Henry Spenner-Eleanor Stieren; died Nov 10, Omaha; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Beemer

STIBAL, Edward Frank, 84: b July 23, 1918, Richland; s of Edward Frank Stibal Sr-Elizabeth Steffel; m Evelyn A Cernusak, Oct 26, 1947; s Edard J; d Jeanne Dahlke; died Dec 22, 2002, Lincoln; burial Schuyler Cemetery

STIEREN, Andrea Jo, 26: b July 29, 1976, Columbus; d of William M Stieren-Deborah A Carlson; d Mikayla Rehder; died Sept 28, Omaha; burial St Benedict's Cemetery, Nebraska City

STOUT, Ardene Claire, 82: b Mar 7, 1919, Rio Vista, California; d of Percy Robert Foord-Maude Helen McMurtry; m Henry Albert Stout, Dec 30, 1940; s Gary, Spencer, Rev Dana; died Feb 16, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

STOUT, Henry A, 86: b July 17, 1915, Clifton, Colorado; s of Arthur Stout-Elizabeth Ann Helms; m Ardene Foord, Dec 30, 1940; s Gary, Spencer, Rev Dana; died Jan 6, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

STOVER, Raymond M (Dr), 98: b Sept 14, 1904, Sutton; s of Emil Stover-Mary Gunderman; m Marjorie Mugge, June 10, 1928; m Patricia Potter, Nov 20, 1982; s Dr Robert, Raymond; d Sally Grundy; died Sept 24, Omaha; burial Mount Hope Cemetery, West Point

SUHRKAMP, Wilma, 88: b Jan 2, 1912, Neligh; d of Vern Duncan-Nelcina Christofferson; m Martin Suhrkamp, June 21, 1941; d Katherine Voelker; died Apr 15, Stanton; burial Pilger Cemetery

SWEETLAND, Marjorie L, 79: b Sept 27, 1922, Stanton; d of Ewald Neumann-Clara Schneider; m James Sweetland, Dec 8, 1942; d Sharon Moore; died Feb 2, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

TERNUS, Linda Ann, 59: b Sept 27, 1942, Correctionville, Iowa; d of Louis Martensen-Thelma Hash; m Donald R Ternus, June 7, 1969; died Jan 22, Papillion; burial City Cemetery, Humphrey

THALKEN, Wayne E, 60: b Dec 13, 1941, rural Leigh; s of Leonard Thalken-Viola ??; m Barbara ??; s Steve; d Laura Weisman; died Apr 12

TIDESWELL, John Lander: b 1911, Schuyler; m Muriel Elizabeth ??; s John Robert; d Lynda May Fowler; died Dec 29, 2002, Omaha; burial Bellevue Cemetery

URBAN, Libbie, 82: b Apr 18, 1920, Colfax County; d of Frank Smrz-Olga Hamsa; m Raymond J Urban, Oct 18, 1941; s Victor, Vince, Joseph; d Valeria Houfek; died Sept 19, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

VALISH, Idella Mae, 81: b May 26, 1920, Richland; d of Russell D Smith-Edna Rochon; m Jerry L Valish, June 28, 1938; s Wayne, Jerry Jr; d Deanna Schmale, Beverly Berglund; died Apr 1, Beatrice; burial Schuyler Cemetery

VERING, Eleanor, 87: b Oct 11, 1915, Cuming County; d of John A Kreiemeier-Agnes Wiesen; m Theodore Vering, Jan 22, 1936; s Reynold, Gerald; d Rose Marie Tichota, Agnes Bazata, Valeria Oligmueller, Margaret Bazata, Dorothy Gansebom; died Dec 29, 2002, Dodge; burial St Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Howells

VOECKS, James, 51: b July 23, 1950, Norfolk; s of Marlin Voecks-Marie Nurnberg; m Glenda Buchholz, Aug 30, 1969; s Kyle, Kris; d Kimberly; died Mar 20; burial Pleasant View Cemetery, Plainview

VOLSICKA, Mary B, 79: b Oct 9, 1922, Colfax County; d of Edward Dostal-Bertha Pickhinke; m Francis J Volsicka, Apr 25, 1946;d Lois Greaser, Bonnie Otto, Diane Hollmann; died June 24, Schuyler; burial St John's Catholic Cemetery, Howells

VYHLIDAL, John F, 98: b June 15, 1904, rural Morse Bluff; s of Joseph Vyhlidal, Frances Vojtech; m Kristie Navrkal; s Stanley, John; d Katherine Hynek; died Nov 17, Fremont; burial Cedar Hill Cemetery, near Morse Bluff

WALKER, Dorothy E, 84: b Sept 26, 1915, Warrens, Wisconsin; d of Carl McCollough-Christina Prestrude; m Harry Walker, Jan 1, 1938; d Janet Ruth, Barbara Jean, Janice Young; died May 6, Columbus; burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Sparta, Wisconsin

WALTERS, Harrison Everett (Shorty), 94: b July 4, 1908 Danbury; s of Marion Walters-Eunice Townley; m Wanda LaVonne Warren, June 23, 1940; d Cheryl Maae, Susan Engel; died Sept 19, Lincoln; burial Schuyler Cemetery

WARING, Bess, 98: b Sept 13, 1903, rural Stanton; d of Andrew Johnson Jr-Anna Norling; m Fred Waring, 1927; s James, Dr Tom; d Betty Boddy; died Sept 10, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

WEATHERHOLT, Scott L, 41: b July 6, 1961, Norfolk; s of Jerry Weatherholt-Jeanette Pohlman; m Cheryl Podany, Aug 22, 1980; s Lukus, Curtis, Brent; d Chelsie; died July 22, Omaha; burial Stanton Cemetery

WELCH, Helen E, 90: b Sept 13, 1912, rural Bee; d of Fred Kobza-Agnes Kastner; s Ben, Rick; d Ruth Ann Beckius, Helen Ptacka; died Oct 31, David City; burial Schuyler Cemetery

WENNEKAMP, Albert, 87: b May 30, 1915, Creston; s of George Wennekamp-Frieda Wendt; m Edith ??; s Charles, Richard; d Eva Mae Ohlinger; died Nov 16, Long Beach, California; burial Forest Lawn Cemetery, Long Beach

WENNEKAMP, Martin, 84: b Feb 20, 1917, Creston; s of George Wennekamp-Frieda Wendt; m Elsie (Korte) Sieh, June 1, 1963; s David Sieh, Donald Sieh, Darwin Sieh; died Feb 19, Columbus; burial St Paul's Cemetery, Leigh

WESTADT, Dale K (Rev), 84: b Mar 12, 1918, Belden; s of Glenn Westadt-Mattie Myers; m Lois Ankeny, Aug 30, 1944; s Robert; d Connie; died Nov 27, Schuyler; burial Concord-Dixon Cemetery, Concord

WIECHEN, Harold E, 68: b Feb 4, 1932, rural Leigh; s of Ernest Wiechen-Alvina Meyer; m Erma Vinson, Nov 20, 1965; died Apr 21, Clarkson; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

WILKE, Henrietta, 85: b May 16, 1917, Platte County; d of Otto Korte-Bertha Grotelueschen; m Herbert Wilke, Oct 13, 1940; s Arden; d Sylvia Faller, Lenore Smith; died Sept 12, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

WILLIAMS, Kendra Michelle, 3 months: b Sept 18, 2002, Columbus; d of Robert Williams-Antrina Steiner; died Dec 14, Omaha; burial Columbus Cemetery

WILLISON, Dennis R, 52: b Dec 13, 1949, Carroll, Iowa; s of William Willison Jr-Beulah Hupp; m Barbara Lalor, Oct 11, 197-; s Cad, Jeremy, Cory; died Dec 10, rural Howells; burial New Hope Cemetery, Monroe

WOLFF, Mary, 59: b Nov 9, 1942, Norfolk; d of Mervin Hankins-Melba Sowards; m Ronnie Wolff, Sept 24, 1964; s Scotty; d Joy Colwell; died Jan 20, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

WURDEMAN, Mildred M (Millie), 77: b Sept 26, 1924, Leigh; d of William J Korte-Mathilda L Cattau; m Raymond W Wurdeman, Feb 12, 1945; s Larry Raymond, Keith William, Weylin John, Alan Dean, Andrew LeRoy; d Clarice Marie; died Aug 16, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

WURDEMAN, Walter A, 88: b May 10, 1914, rural Leigh; s of Otto Wurdeman-Pauline Kumpf; m Etta Paper, Oct 16, 1936; s Roger, Rodney, David, Kenneth; d Virginia McBride; died Nov 6, rural Leigh; burial Leigh Cemetery

ZAVADIL, Kathleen, 84: b Sept 14, 1915, Lindsay; d of John Backes-Clara Herbes; m Wayne I Zavadil, Sept 11, 1937; s Les, Don, Jon, Bill, Hugh; d Yvonne Schroeder, Ann Krueger, Ruth Gronenthal; died Apr 18, Columbus; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey


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