NEGenWeb Project
COLFAX COUNTY, NEBRASKA
2004 Deaths Reported in the Leigh World


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


AHLERS, Lucille R, 74: b Aug 16, 1926, Nance County, to Oscar and Marie (Belitz) Hellbusch; m Raymond Ahlers, May 11, 1949, near Belgrade; s Roger "Butch", Terry, Robert; d Mary Jean Baumert, Rita Van De Walle; died Feb 16, 2004, Central City; burial Peace Lutheran Church Cemetery, near Belgrade

BAHNS, Larry F, 63: b Dec 21, 1941, Leigh, to Frank Bahns and Alma Ratz Bahns; m Janice Beeler, May 30, 1964; s Bradley Scott, Bryan Jon; d Dec 23, 2004

BAILEY, Thomas W, 88: b Mar 5, 1915, Schuyler, to John C "Dick" and Mahalie Mae (Hughes) Bailey; m Eva Kroger, June 29, 1938, Omaha; s Gordon, Dean; d Janet Schlautman, Linda Theilen; died Jan 19, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BAKENHUS, Arlo E, 70: b July 30, 1933, Leigh, to William and Freida (Korte) Bakenhus; m Mary Ann Lange, Sept 18, 1955, rural Columbus; s Bill; d Cindy Melliger, Lori Stopak; died July 13, 2004, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

BAKENHUS, Marvin N, 79: b Dec 6, 1924, rural Leigh, to William and Frieda (Korte) Bakenhus; m Hilda Kant, Apr 20, 1948; d Denise Goedeken, Diane Cattau; died Oct 29, 2004, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

BAKENHUS, Ora, 84: b Oct 2, 1919, Leigh, to Oscar and Martha (Otte) Bakenhus; m Evelyn Rammselsberg, 1946; s Orville, Oscar; d Lorna, Joyce Stone; died Jan 20, 2004, Iowa City, Iowa; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

BALAK, Norie A, 95: b Jan 23, 1909, Leigh, to Hans and Rose (Rudesdorph) Severin; m James V Balak; s James; d Madonna Grebenstein; died Apr 18, 2004

BARJENBRUCH, Jacqueline Lee, 61: b Oct 3, 1942, Omaha, to William and (Martha) Ann (Bansiak) Woodward; m Earl Arnold Barjenbruch, June 27, 1969, Omaha; s Jason; d Rhonda Lapour; died Apr 22, 2004, Norfolk; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

BARJENBRUCH, Verna, 91: b Feb 11, 1913, rural Leigh, to August and Katherine (Speckman) Asche; m Clarence H Barjenbruch, May 24, 1938, Leigh; s Dr Kenneth; d Carolyn Timmins; died Aug 14, 2004, Clarkson; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

BARR, George M "Buster", 90: b May 21, 1913, Stanton, to Harrison and Mary (Mortimer) Barr; m Yvonne Roberts, Mar 17, 1937, Madison; d Cindy DeGroot, Judy Reininger; died Feb 10, 2004; burial Stanton Cemetery

BARRINGTON, Vernetta E, 74: b June 28, 1929, Columbus, to Herman and Mildred (Stevenson) Muhle; m Harold Barrington, Dec 30, 1964, Creston; died Apr 12, 2004, Omaha; burial West Lawn Hillcrest Cemetery, Omaha

BAUMGART, Elsie H, 95: b June 16, 1909, rural Creston, to Henry and Bertha (Lutjelusche) Leffers; m Walter H Baumgart, July 20, 1945, Pierce; s Gary; d Linda Kelly; died July 17, 2004, Hastiangs; burial City Cemetery, Humphrey

BENES, Lilly, 91: b Feb 27, 1912, rural Platte County, to John and Mary (Brunken) Brunken; m Henry Hellwig, Aug 10, 1938, Omaha; m Joe Benes Jr, Feb 23, 1949, Columbus; s George Hellwig; d Julia Burger; died Jan 21, 2004, Norfolk; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

BERGT, Gertrude, 102: b Sept 26, 1901, rural Schuyler, to Ed and Ida (Ernst) DeBower; m Erich Bergt, Nov 26, 1922, Schuyler; s Ervin, Paul; d Ruth Brauer, Ellen Glanzer; died May 23, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BIDEAUX, Alex L, 76: b Feb 11, 1928, Omaha, to Alex H and Nell (Grady) Bideaux; m Joan Stotts, June 28, 1949, Valentine; s Alex Michael, Matthew Carl; d Mary Virginia Kastner, Mary Kathryn Draper, Mary Ellen Faltys; died Apr 7, 2004, Schuyler; burial Holy Cross Cemetery [Schuyler?]

BORST, Henry, 40: b Mar 31, 1964, Owosso, Michigan, to Irwin W and Josephine (Waterous) Borst; m Naomi Criss, Norfolk; s Darrell; d Anna, Emily; died Nov 6, 2004, rural Columbus

BRANDT, Anthony "Tony", 92: b May 18, 1912, Madison, to Mike and Theresa (Hutmacher) Brandt; m Josephine Wemhoff, Jan 31, 1940; sc Allen, Glen, Jerry, Clem, Sharon Theilen, Ruth Mausbach; died Nov 23, 2004, Madison; burial Sts Patrick/Joseph Cemetery, rural Platte Center

BRANDT, Malinda M, 100: b Apr 4, 1904, rural Cedar Bluffs, to John and Ida (Rabbass) Petersen; m Henry W Klevemann, 1922; m Floyd Brandt, 1960; s William Klevemann, Walter Klevemann; d Ann Flesher, Patricia Bertelsen, Bonita Goracke, Linda O'Banion; ds John, Carl, Bobbie; died Dec 23, 2004, North Bend; burial Memorial Cemetery [Fremont?]

BROCKELSBY, Elsie, 98: b Dec 14, 1905, rural Ulysses, to Sam and Lettie (Patterson) Robey; m Clarence Brockelsby, Feb 9, 1929, Papillion; d Marilyn Van Arsdel; died Oct 21, 2004, Columbus; burial Schuyler Cemetery

CARRIG, Anna "Annie" M, 73: b Mar 28, 1930, Salem, Ohio, to Clarence and Elsa M (Kornbau) Barnes; m Raymond Carrig, June 25, 1950, Leetonia, Ohio; s David; d Becky Prather, Robin Howerton, Laurie Lacker; died Feb 14, 2004, Wood River

CARTER, Bertha Marie, 94: b Mar 9, 1910, near Bradish, to Frederick and Katherine (Hefti) Kramer; m Kenneth Carter, June 10, 1934, Hastings; s Jerry, d Judith Warner, Janine Schafer; dc 1 son; died Dec 22, 2004, Albion; burial Evergreen Cemetery, St Edward

CASTILLO, Zoey, 13 months: b May 17, 2003, Norfolk, to Bill Castillo and Alison (Lape-Weyers) Castillo; died July 15, 2004, Columbus; burial Prospect Hill Baby Land, Norfolk

CHAMBERLAIN, Robert, 81: b June 29, 1922, Stanton County, to Roy and Elin (Benson) Chamberlain; m Verna Nissen, Nov 29, 1942, Stanton; s Randy, Mark; d Vicki Dillon; died May 2, 2004, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

CHRISTENSEN, Olga, 86: b Apr 11, 1918, Pilger, to Hans and Christine (Christiansen) Hansen; m Emil Christensen, Nov 25, 1940; s Keith, Lee, Lowell; d Melissa Beall; died Nov 11, 2004; burial Pilger Cemetery

COLSDEN, Ruth L J, 70: b Oct 9, 1934, Julesburg, Colorado, to Glen and Vera (Godkin) Inhelder; m Ronald Colsden, Nov 16, 1952, Stanton; s Steven, Kevin; d Susan Lueders, Karen Unger; died Nov 13, 2004, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

CONNEALY, John E "Eddie", 43: b Feb 26, 1961, Sioux City, to Emmet and Marge (Sudbeck) Connealy; m Ann Eckholt, Nov 23, 2002; d Kendra, Hannah; died Dec 22, 2004; burial Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur

COOK, Merlin L, 77: b Nov 28, 1926, rural Boone County, to Goerge and Laura (Miller) Cook; m Darlon Matchett, Dec 9, 1953, Washington; s Robert; d Susan Andreason, Barbara Oetken; died May 15, 2004, Central City; burial Rosehill Cemetery [Albion?]

COUFAL, Eldred E, 89: b Mar 3, 1915, near Schuyler, to Emil and Teresa (Pollard) Coufal; m Anna Marie Koudele, Nov 17, 1936, Omaha; s Robert, William; d Ann Crawford, Patricia Cox, Mary Welch, Teresa Kretz; died June 5, 2004, Schuyler; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Schuyler

CRAIG, Lois Ilene, 85: b Jan 12, 1919, rural Madison, to Everett and Mae (Wilson) Craig; died Feb 4, 2004, Norfolk; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

DASENBROCK, Viola, 89: b June 18, 1915, Creston, to Gustav and Margaret (Littelman) Hoessel; m Robert Weber, Apr 23, 1938, Vancouver, Washington; m Reinold Dasenbrock, Aug 24, 1951, Leigh; d Lynn Mason, Virginia Swartz, Cheryl Kucera, Jolene Hake; died Dec 8, 2004, Lincoln; burial St Paul's Lutheran Cemetery [Leigh?]

DOERNEMANN, Wilfred T, 81: b Sept 20, 1923, rural Dodge, to Joe and Lena (Rhode) Doernemann; m Mary Ann Burenheide, June 20, 1950, rural Howells; sc David, Daniel, James, Jarett, Annette Baumert; died Nov 25, 2004, Lincoln; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Leigh

DOLEZAL, Mary, 90: b July 2, 1913, Linwood, to James J and Agnes (Divis) Vitamvas; m Edward Dolezal, May 19, 1937, Omaha; died June 2, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

DOWD, Leo J, 93: b to John and Rosy (McNally) Dowd; m Eileen __; s Duane, Larry, Michael; d Deanna, Coni Dowd-Molvig, Colleen Hall, Noreen Shaughnessy; died Feb 11, 2004, Columbus

DRAPER, Alice V, 74: b May 24, 1930, to Orville and Thelma (King) Dunn; m Donald E Draper, Dec 24, 1949, Dinuba, California; s Paul; d Paul; ds Mark; died Dec 13, 2004, Schuyler

EVERT, Melvin J, 65: b July 6, 1938, near Howells, to Joseph F and Philomena (Kassmeier) Evert; m Sharon Bayer, June 20, 1959, rural Dodge; d Renee Novacek, Sandra Brichacek, Victoria Faltys; died June 7, 2004, Schuyler, burial Schuyler Cemetery

FINLEY, Mildred "Millie", 93: b July 16, 1910, Colfax County, to Frank and Matilda (Skarda) Molacek; m Robert Finley, Mar 21, 1932, Seward; s Jim; d Eleanor Foust, Mary Kruse, Roberta McDermott; died July 6, 2004, Fremont; burial Schuyler Cemetery

FOLDA, Marianne, 77: b Mar 5, 1927, Dwight, to J J and Agnes (Sabata) Srb; m Richard G Folda, July 19, 1949, Lincoln; d Kathryn Theisen, Gail; died Dec 6, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

GASKILL, Lawrence "Larry", 78: b Apr 23, 1926, St Charles, South Dakota, to Archie Dean and Orpha (Hollen) Gaskill; m LaVaine Jedlicka, May 31, 1947, Omaha; s Dan; d Susan Fetters, Teresa Marshall; died Oct 23, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

GREVSON, Myron, 70: b June 29, 1934, Stanton County, to Anne and Louie Grevson; m Lyla Colsden, May 27, 1960; d Chrissy Grayek, Cheryl Illes, Charlene Brisbin, Cami Grevson; died Dec 15, 2004, Mesa, Arizona; burial National Memorial Cemetery, Phoenix, Arizona

GROTELUESCHEN, Harold E, 86: b Dec 5, 1917, rural Schuyler, to Edward and Theresa (Vrba) Grotelueschen; m Syvilla Aerni, Sept 29, 1941, Fremont; s Duane; died June 13, 2004, Lincoln; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

HALE, LaVerne, 61: b July 30, 1942, Norfolk, to Rudy and Lillian (Buresh) Spulak; m James C Hale, Apr 8, 1960, Stanton; s Randi; d Jodi Stillmaker, Vicki Sims; died July 5, 2004, Norfolk; burial Pilger Cemetery

HEKRDLE, Helen A, 82: b Feb 24, 1922, rural Leigh, to John and Augusta (Ehlers) Paulsen; m William Hekrdle, Feb 6, 1950, Leigh; d Donna Hargrove, Debbie Dvorak, Dorrine; died Dec 5, 2004, Norfolk; burial Leigh Cemetery

HELLBUSCH, Elsa L, 93: b July 26, 1910, Creston, to Louis and Helena (Janssen) Osten; m Arthur C Hellbusch, Apr 23, 1933, Columbus; s Vernon; died Mar 26, 2004, Columbus; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

HENRY, Kenneth Dale, 63: b Oct 28, 1941, Columbus, to Elmer R and Emma (Loveless) Henry; m Karen Abraham, Dec 4, 1961, Elk Point, South Dakota; sc David, Brian, Gene, Aaron, Denise Sax; died Nov 23, 2005, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HIGGINS, Alice M, 84: b Mar 23, 1920, Howells, to John M and Mary (Fiala) Folda; m John Higgins; d Mary Meysenburg, Monica Seeland, Margaret Radany; died Oct 28, 2004, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HOFF, Gordon Emil, 77: b Feb 12, 1927, Clarkson, to Emil and Augusta (Kroeger) Hoff; m Marlene Lou Held, Aug 4, 1949, Leigh; s Ron, Brad; d Kathy Sirios; died June 20, 2004, Keenesburg, Colorado

HOUFEK, Richard "Dick", 72: b Mar 15, 1931, Stanton, to Gerald and Minnie (Mussack) Houfek; m Shirley Kashas, 1971, Elk Point; s Raymond, Donald; d Patricia Moody, Janet Schmidt, Christine Schroeder, Mary Liermann; step-s Raymond Kashas, Les Kashas, Dale Kashas; died Jan 25, 2004, Yankton, South Dakota; burial Logan Park Cemetery, Sioux City, Iowa

HYETT, Fern J: b Nov 19, 1915, Creston, to Camden Robert Moran Jr and Ida Clark Moran; m William D Hyette; died Mar 24, 2004, Des Moines, Iowa

INGOLD, Martha B, 101: b May 12, 1902, Leigh, to Carl and Anna (Schreiber) Klug; m Fred A Ingold, Feb 4, 1929, Columbus; s Fred, Paul, Jack, Don; d Merna Wetgen; died Apr 13, 2004, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

INSELMAN, Hugo W, 88: b Jan 31, 1916, rural Creston, to Herman and Minnie (Hellbusch) Inselman; m Edna Otte, Sept 1, 1940; s Mike, Dale; died Dec 29, 2004, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

JANSEN, Herbert F, 94: b Dec 31, 1909, to Robert and Clara (Hintz) Jansen; m Agnes Bartak, Dec 15, 1931, Yankton; m Esther (Fuhrman) Janssen, July 17, 1968; s Marvin, Merle; d Maxine Pope, Marla Rennerfeldt, __ Hollatz; step-c Cleone Brenneman, Jerry Janssen, Bill Janssen; died Oct 15, 2004; burial Pleasant Valley Cemetery

JANSSEN, Alice M, 83: b May 18, 1920, Creston, to Carl and Anna (Dirks) Luedtke; m Clarence Janssen, Mar 28, 1940, Crestn; s Charles, Donald, Duane, Richard, Bruce, Lyle; died Jan 26, 2004, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

JIRSAK, Joseph, 88: b Aug 9, 1916, Leigh, to Frank and Anna (Strnad) Jirsak; m Lauretta Salsbury, July 8, 1947, Pipestone, Minnesota; died Oct 12, 2004, Columbus; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk

KEITH, Darlene, 80: b Feb 27, 1924, Rogers, to Chalres and Clara (Hron) Heinsohn; m Verne Marxsen, May 1, 1944, Purple Cane; s Michael; d Marlene Harrington, Debbie Dulaney; died Oct 23, 2004, Watauga, Texas; burial Purple Cane Cemetery, rural Rogers

KING, Luella Mildred, 100: b July 10, 1903, Madison, to Anna and Norman Collins; m William (Bill) King, Dec 17, 1921; s Ron; d Darlene Jones, Bonnie Schallitz; died Feb 14, 2004, Valley; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery, near Elkhorn

KLUG, Dean M, 76: b Apr 26, 1928, Leigh, to Louis and Irene (Hunteman) Klug; m Marilyn Asche, Apr 12, 1953; s John, Mark, Rick; diedApr 26, 2004, Columbus; burial Calvary Cemetery, rural Platte County

KMENT, Jerry, 92: b July 4, 1911, Howells, to Joe and Anna (Macurek) Kment; m Helen Julia Houfek, Oct 15, 1935, Schuyler; s Marion "Mike"; died Apr 6, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KNOPICK, Clara Marie, 79: b June 27, 1925, Creston; m Paul Knopick, July 24, 1944, Columbus; s Paul, Kevin; d Diane Bower, Julie McAfee; died Nov 4, 2004, Schuyler; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

KRACL, Joseph T, 84: b Nov 26, 1919, Schuyler, to Josef and Antonia (Maca) Kracl; m Helen Knoell, Papillion; s Ronald; d Judy Monson; died Jan 5, 2004, Fremont; burial Memorial Cemetery, Fremont

KRACL, Judy Kay, 44: b Nov 21, 1960, Schuyler, to Jack and Joy (Swanberg) Kracl; died Oct 25, 2004, Corning, Iowa; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KRIVOHLAVEK, Robert, 82: b May 13, 1922, Schuyler, to James and Mary (Varjecka) Krivohlavek; m Betty Jane Sobolik, Aug 13, 1947, Schuyler; s Dr Bradley, Bill; died Sept 5, 2004, Fremont

KRIVOHLAVEK, Shirley, 72: b Oct 15, 1931, Schuyler, to Edward V and Millie (Koutnik) Varejka; m Tom Krivohlavek, Mar 29, 1951, Schuyler; s Mike; d Lynn Hruska; died Jan 21, 2004, Dodge; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KUBES, Nick J, 23: b Feb 27, 1981, Norfolk, to Doug Novak and Shelly Kubes; died Dec 4, 2004; burial Stanton Cemetery

KUCERA, James W, 85: b Sept 21, 1919, rural Leigh, to Frank and Anna (Trojan) Kucera; m Lena Morfeld, Apr 10, 1947, Leigh; s Roger; d Jean Folken, Linda Tiedtke, Kathy Ueding, Patti Kander; died Nov 11, 2004, Norfolk; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Leigh

LAMBRECHT, James R, 82: b June 6, 1922, Schuyler, to James and Abby (Chollar) Lambrecht; m Dorothy Johannes, Oct 27, 1949, Schuyler; d Debbie; died June 22, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

LOSEKE, Esther I, 77: b Jan 29, 1927, Sioux City, Iowa; m Walter Foy Conyers Jr, Jan 6, 1946; m Kenneth C Loseke, July 3, 1984, Las Vegas; s Marvin Conyers, Bob Conyers; d Connie Jaixen, Gidget Hjelm; died Nov 28, 2004, Sterling, Colorado

LOUIS, Ruth, 83: b May 22, 1921, Creston, to Herman and Minnie (Hellbusch) Inselman; m John Louis, July 27, 1958, Columbus; s John; d Diane Burdine, Rita Barnes; died Sept 10, 2004, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

MALENA, Lois R, 84: b May 2, 1920, rural Creston, to Robert Wayne and Edith (Kinzley) Moran; m Edward Malena, July 31, 1938, Norfolk; s Dr Daryl, Michael; d Janet Johnson, Janice; died Nov 29, 2004, rural Leigh; burial Leigh Cemetery

MANDL, Jeannette M, 78: b July 27, 1925, Waterbury, to William and Clara (Sorensen) Feller; m James Mandl, Nov 8, 1947, Wisner; s Mick; d Maureen Kline, Barbara Machacek; died July 13, 2004, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

MASON, Florence May, 96: b Sept 21, 1908, Litchfield, to August and Cora (Riessland) Kieborz; m Harry Mason, June 27, 1933, Broken Bow; s Marlen; died Oct 19, 2004, Schuyler; burial Litchfield Cemetery

MASTERA, Edward J, 73: b Aug 15, 1931, Ceresco, to Frank and Frances (Slama) Mastera; m Darlene Konopik, Apr 30, 1957, Schuyler; d Susan Martin, Carole Molacek, Diane Svasek; died Aug 27, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

MATRANGA, Carolyn, 62: b to Marvin Wilman Weber; d Susan Buck, Cheryl Crary; died Apr 30, 2004, Sacramento, California

MATTHIES, Lorraine, 77: b Feb 7, 1927, Stanton County near Leigh, to Arlois and Lillian (Kaspar) Luxa; m Duane M Matthies, Apr 1, 1951, Clarkson; s Doug, Duane Jr; d Bonnie Mordhorst, Marcia Cleveland, Carol Volk, Sandy Claussen, Teresa Matthies; died Oct 22, 2004, Clarkson; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

McMULLIN, JoAnn Teresa, 76: b Aug 20, 1927, rural Howells, to William and Katherine (Gross-Rhode) Pieper; m Russell McMullin, Apr 18, 1950, Olean; s Randy, William, Daniel; d Nancy Hejtmanek, Joan Fitzgerald, Linda Prokupek; died Feb 23, 2004, Columbus; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Leigh

MERZ, Erna Annette, 88: b May 18, 1916, Creston, to William and Anna (Becker) Inselman; m Arnold Merz, June 12, 1941; d Kathy Powell; died Dec 11, 2004, Dublin, Georgia; burial Andersonville National Cemetery [Dublin, Georgia?]

MESTA, Dolores Mae, 67: b Nov 3, 1936, Randolph, to Herman and Verl Hagelstien; d Roseanne Christian; died Aug 8, 2004, Columbus

MOELLER, Merline "Pete", 70: b Nov 7, 1934, rural Leigh, to John and Emily (Hollman) Moeller; m Susan Rader, May 27, 1972, Michigan; s Johnny, Leslie; d Julia Wombacher, Crystal Wagner, Brenda; died Dec 17, 2004, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

MOHNSEN, Irene E, 89: b May 21, 1915, Leigh, to John and Ida (Loseke) Hespe; m Gustave R Mohnsen, June 24, 1941, rural Leigh; s Gary, Runo; died May 21, 2004, Columbus; burial St Paul's Cemetery, Leigh

MOHR, Luetta L, 77: b Dec 23, 1926, Columbus, to Emil and Anna (Wurdeman) Hake; m Kenneth J Mohr, Sr; s Glenn, Brian, Gary, Ken Jr; d Diane Lyman, Karen Williams; died Jan 1, 2004, Lincoln; burial Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln

MORRISON, Frank B (Gov), 98: m Maxine __; s Frank B "Biff", David Jon; d Joan; died Apr 19, 2004, McCook

NEWKIRK, Robert L "Bob", 70: b Mar 5, 1934, Norfolk, to Walter and Mattie (Niewohnor) Newkirk; m LaVern Bates, 1958; m Janice Bartek, Oct 2, 1973, Kearney; s Scott, Lance, Lonnie, Karl; d Robin Sperl, Ruth Dinkel, Cheryl Skillman; step-s Patrick Bartek; step-d Nancy Barnett; died Oct 6, 2004, Gibbon; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk

OBORNY, Wilma S, 84: b Oct 7, 1920, Colfax County, to Frank and Mary (Steffel) Bukacek; m Emil G Oborny, Oct 12, 1937, rural Howells; s Robert, Ron; d Marcella Humlicek, Margaret Sander; died Nov 5, 2004, David City; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery at Wilson, rural Clarkson

OLSON, Donna R, 68: b Feb 8, 1936, Leigh, to Emil and Agusta (Kroeger) Hoff; m Arnold C "Arnie" Olson, Feb 19, 1955, Leigh; s Andy, Scott, Craig; died Apr 29, 2004, Columbus; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

OSTEN, Lawrence A, 84: b Aug 1, 1919, Platte County, to J Otto and Ida (Hoefelman) Osten; m Marjorie Bachmann, Dec 29, 1943, Creston; s Merle, Willard, Lee, Elden, Carrol, Terry; d Liela Konopasek, Lola Walter, Loretta Porter, LaRae Crow, Leta Dorau, Linda Madden; died Apr 5, 2004, Norfolk; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

PAVEL, Ella E, 85: b June 26, 1919, Colfax County near Leigh, to Oscar and Pauline (Cattau) Loseke; m John Louis Pavel, Sept 3, 1940, Fremont; s Adolph "John", Norman; died Oct 17, 2004, Kearney; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

PENCE, Genelle Ann, 63: b Feb 16, 1941, rural Schuyler, to Jasper and Leona (Gobler) Foust; m Ernie Pence, Dec 13, 1958, Schuyler; d Stacy Lynn; died Nov 2, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

PENHOLLOW, Alyce Marie, 90: b Aug 1, 1913, Leigh, to Anton and Mary (Mrsny) Zabka; m Murray D Penhollow, Feb 6, 1949, Hayward, California; died Apr 9, 2004, LaJolla, California; burial Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery [California?]

PESCHAL, James, 62: b July 20, 1941, Nebraska City, to Alfred and Anna (Schmitz) Peschal; m Mary Scanlan Kluck, Feb 20, 1987, Las Vegas, Nevada; s Kelly, Jason; d Kim Jennings, Jessica; step-s Shane Kluck, Jeff Kluck; died Jan 9, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

PETERMANN, Mary Ann, 63: b July 10, 1940, Bellwood, to Henry and Gertrude (Smith) Romshek; m Donald T Petermann, Dec 5, 1969, Schuyler; s Glenn Keener, William Petermann, Donald T Petermann Jr; d Cynthia Funke, Twila Keener, Carole Sears; died Apr 5, 2004, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

PFEIFER, Richard B, 97: b Mar 21, 1907, Lindsay, to John and Mary (Weimerskirch) Pfeifer; m Magdalen Beller, Feb 19, 1930, St Bernard; s Marvin, Terry, Al, Richard, Jack, Jerry, Timothy; d Donna Christensen, Rita __ (+ 2 more--obit cut off in error); died Oct 30, 2004, Norfolk; burial St Leonard's Catholic Cemetery, Madison

POKORNY, Harold L: b Nov 6, 1920, Clarkson, to Emil and Anna (Dlouhy) Pokorny; m Edna "Peg" Clark, July 5, 1942, Portland, Oregon; s Dr David, Dr Richard, Michael; Toni Pirkl, Janice Tuel, Susan Coyne; died Jan 19, 2004, North Dakota; burial Calvary Cemetery, Jamestown, North Dakota

REZAC, Mildred M, 86: b Feb 14, 1918, Ennis County, Texas, to Joseph and Mary (Dvorak) Prachyl; m Edward Mastny, Nov 24, 1951; m Frank Hanel, June 16, 1971; m Rudolph Rezac, Apr 18, 1985; died Dec 13, 2004, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

ROSENTHAL, Agnes Ann, 75: b Apr 21, 1929, Silver Creek, to Adam and Mary (Koziol) Sock; m Anthony Rosenthal, Oct 10, 1951, Silver Creek; s David; d Jeannette Hollinrake, Debbie Curtis, Cindy Colony; died Nov 5, 2004, Columbus; burial All Saints Cemetery, Columbus

ROZMARIN, Betty J, 80: b Apr 27, 1924, Creston, to Wayne and Edith (Kinzley) Moran; m Norman C Rozmarin, Jan 2, 1942, Schuyler; s Glen; d Sylvia Frieze; died Oct 11, 2004, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

RUHL, Carryl "Ugly", 68: b Mar 14, 1935, Exeter, to Thaddeus and Mildred (Rakestraw) Ruhl; died Jan 19, 2004, Fremont; burial St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, York

SCHIERMIER, Harold W, 80: b Nov 24, 1923, Stanton County, to Carl and Olga (Strese) Schiermeier; m Dorothy Reinhold, Nov 23, 1945, Omaha; s Gary, Jeff; d Pam Weyhrich; died Apr 20, 2004, Norfolk; burial Pilger Cemetery

SIEFKEN, Esther, 87: b Apr 22, 1917, rural Creston, to Henry and Hannah (Becher) Kapels; m Heino Siefken, Oct 24, 1943, rural Columbus; s Merlin, Harlen, Fred, Delbert; died Dec 10, 2004, Columbus; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

SNELSON, Kirk L, 51: b Aug 29, 1952, Des Moines, Iowa, to Sheldon and Betty Snelson; s Avery "A J"; died June 11, 2004; burial Beaver Catholic Cemetery, Granger, Iowa

SOBESLAVSKY, Marilyn, 72: b Feb 7, 1932, Heun area of Colfax County, to George and Clara (Blum) Michaels; m Otto L Sobeslavsky, Nov 21, 1951, Heun; s Leon, Myron; died Aug 25, 2004, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

SPATH, Arlene F: b May 16, 1923, Stanton, to William and Mary Jane (Wainscott) Buckendahl; m Warren Spath, Oct 6, 1946; s Lynn, Melvin, Merlin; d Shirley Gonnering; died June 7, 2004; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Stetsonville, Wisconsin

SRAMEK, Mary, 94: b June 24, 1909, Czechoslovakia, to Vaclav and Anna Piskac; m Stephen Sramek, Czechoslovakia; s Frank; d Mary Ann Pavel; died Jan 9, 2004, Clarkson; burial Schuyler Cemetery

STENGER, Leo "Lee", 89: b July 9, 1915, St Bernard, to Frank and Catherine (Van Dyke); m Alice S Cook, May 27, 1940, St Bernard; s Gary, Duane; d Corrine Haiar, Jeanie Engel, Mary Lee Lutjens, Patty Thege; died Oct 13, 2004, Columbus; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

STIEREN, Edward U, 76: b Aug 10, 1927, Dodge, to Anton and Mary (Rolf) Stieren; m Maxine Frances Hamann, July 3, 1951, Leigh; s Michael; d Lynn Novak, June Skarsten; died Jan 24, 2004, Alexandria, Minnesota; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Benson, Minnesota

STUTHMAN, Arnold, 88: b Mar 9, 1916, Stanton County, to Henry and Dorothea (Koehlmoos) Stuthman; m Faith Granger, Aug 18, 1940, Wisner; s Merle, Warren; d Sharon Wlade; died Dec 12, 2004, Norfolk; burial Wisner Cemetery

SVATORA, Elmer, 83: b Sept 18, 1920, Schuyler, to Peter and Anna (Kasik) Svatora; m Iona Hollman, Mar 2, 1947, Platte County; m Georgia Zeleny Hoskovec, Sept 18, 1981, Schuyler; s Michael, Steven, Thomas, Timothy; d Dianne Heppner; step-s Eugene Hoskovec, Michael Hoskovec; died Feb 10, 2004, Schuyler; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

SVOBODA, John, 61: b Feb 4, 1943, Augusta, Georgia, to Harold and Dorothy (Keller) Svoboda; m Shirley Dufoe, June 24, 1966, Fullerton; d Tammy Wilson; died Dec 2, 2004, Columbus

SWANDA, Rose, 89: b May 26, 1915, Linwood, to Frank and Antonia (Barcal) Swanda; died Nov 30, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

TAEGE, Wayne C, 80: b July 16, 1923, Pilger, to Herman and Bertha (Jaundry) Taege; m Marlene Hawkins, July 23, 1944, Stanton; s Tom; d Janie Reikofski; died Jan 27, 2004, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

TERNUS, Georgia, 86: b June 26, 1918, Creston, to George and Lillian (Jansen) Summers; m Raymond Ternus, Feb 5, 1940, Humphrey; s George, Donald, Dennis; died Dec 22, 2004, Neligh; burial Humphrey City Cemetery

THEILEN, Reinhardt A, 82: b Dec 4, 1921, Creston, to George and Eugenia (Hellbusch) Theilen; m Marcella Ann Engelbart, Sept 2, 1943, Creston; s Larry; d Betty Jean Michesl; died Apr 15, 2004, Columbus; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

TIMM, Elizabeth, 37: b Dec 2, 1966, Norfolk, to Gary and Susan (Summers) Witzel; d Savanna, Tiffany; died July 10, 2004, Omaha; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk

TRUAX, Florence B, 82: b July 21, 1921, near Schuyler, to Fred and Bertha (Dehmlow) Legler; m Rollie A Truax, Aug 17, 1941, Madison; s Rollie, Duane, Ivan, Jeff; d Sally Shipley; died Jan 19, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

VODEHNAL, Slavomir J "Slavy", 81: b May 25, 1923, rural Clarkson in Stanton County, to Joseph and Anna (Mrkvicka) Vodehnal; m Gerry Zidko, Aug 16, 1965, Gregory, South Dakota; died June 10, 2004, Clarkson; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

WACHAL, Arlene, 88: b Jan 10, 1916, Colfax County, to Frank A. and Albina (Severyn) Svec; m Alvin J Wachal, June 1, 1938; s Frederick; d Annette Vodehnal; died Oct 30, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

WASENIUS, Alice, 72: b May 2, 1932, Beaver City, to Wesley and Lela (Goosic) Stubbs; m Wylles Adden, Sept 28, 1952; m Carl "Vic" Wasenius, June 10, 1962, Oxford; s Bradley Adden, Brent Wasenius; step-s Vaughn Wasenius; died Oct 23, 2004, Omaha; burial Deaver "Bethel" Cemetery, rural Stamford

WHITE, Gladys F, 88: b June 18, 1915, Pierce; m Fred E White, Sr, June 9, 1934, Schuyler; s Fred Jr; d Gloria Hajek, Gladys "Dolly" Muehlich; died May 29, 2004, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

WIETFELD, Terri, 44: b June 16, 1959, Sidney, to Lloyd Allen and Annette (Schnell) Juelfs; m Kenny Wietfeld, May 6, 1983, Leigh; s Matthew, Daniel, Jonathan; d Tessa; died Feb 21, 2004, Omaha; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Leigh

WILLISON, Alayna Cerv, newborn: b May 3, 2004, Norfolk, to Chad and Jody (Cerv) Willison; died May 3, 2004, Norfolk; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

WOLFF, Gladys, 91: b Nov 4, 1912, to Ernest and Helen (Wegner) Sporn; m Vernon Wolff, Feb 24, 1935; s Allen, Ronald, Roger, Duane; died Oct 2, 2004, Norfolk; burial New Lutheran Cemetery [Norfolk?]

ZEVNIK, Frank, 91: b Nov 11, 1912, LaSalle, Illinois, to Leo and Jenny (Rogel) Zevnik; m Louise Just, June 20, 1935, LaSalle, Illihois; d Mary Louise Hill; died June 22, 2004, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery


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