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2005 Deaths Reported in the Leigh World


KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS: b = born; m = married; sc = surviving children; dc = deceased children; ssc = surviving step-children; dsc = deceased step-children


ARMAGOST, Jack L, 73: b Feb 9, 1932, David City, to Glenn and Bess (Boyers) Armagost; m Eleanor White, Feb 25, 1956, Schuyler; died Mar 16, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

ARNDT, Alma Elizabeth Shatto, 80: sc Dennis Shatto, Marvin Shatto, Cheryl Parrish; ssc Jim Shatto, Gary Shatto; died Oct 26, 2005, Ames, Iowa; burial North Lawn Memorial Park [Spencer, Iowa?]

ASCHE, Raymond P: b Oct 6, 1920, to Otto B and Ella (Ahrens) Asche; died Aug 26, 2005; burial Zion Cemetery, Leigh

BAKENHUS, Patricia A, 74: b Nov 14, 1930, Globe, Arizona, to Edward and Helen (Klein) Busse; m Raymond Bakenhus, apr 20, 1950, Leigh; sc Sue Remter, Shelley Schreiber; died Feb 7, 2005, Columbus; burial Leigh City Cemetery

BALL, Florence, 87: b July 12, 1917, rural Scranton, Kansas, to Samuel and Agnes (Andrene) Carney; m Fred J Ball, May 31, 1941, Scranton, Kansas; sc Linda Asplin, Robyn Lindberg, Terry; died abt Mar 2005; burial Stanton Cemetery

BEHRENS, Norman A, 75: b Nov 3, 1930, rural Platte County, to Adolph and Marie (Borland) Behrens; m Verona Schroeder, June 28, 1951, Leigh; died Nov 11, 2005, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

BEIERMANN, Linda M, 58: b Mar 27, 1947, Stanton, to Leonard and Helen (Glaser) Czarnek; m William Beiermann, Nov 2, 1969; sc Shari Blecher, William; died July 25, 2005

BENDER, Angeline D, 78: b Nov 6, 1927, rural Tarnov, to Thomas Sr and Cecilia (Syslo) Rosenthal; m Edwin F Bender, Apr 20, 1949, Tarnov; sc Judy Osborne, Jan Kessler, June Molczyk, Jeff, Todd, Tim; died Dec 22, 2006, Omaha; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

BENSON, George, Sr, 84: b Mar 16, 1921, Stanton County, to Emil and Ida (Chamberlain) Benson; m Ruby Dopp, Aug 17, 1941, Rnoe, Nevada; sc George Jr, Gary, Roger, Lonnie; died Sept 29, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

BERGLUND, Virgil, 87: b Feb 11, 1917, near Hordville, to Oscar and Ella (Anderson) Bergland [sic]; m Dorothy Wertz, Apr 26, 1941, Washington, Kansas; sc Bob; died Jan 17, 2005, Columbus; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BLAZEK, Lambert, 89: b Jan 4, 1916, rural Colfax County, to Joseph G and Jessie (Stover) Blazek; m Alma Kriz, June 1, 1944; sc Bruce, Kurt; died Mar 31, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BOCK, Reinhold B, 84: b Dec 8, 1920, Sumner, to John Henry and Tillie (Koch) Bock; m Anna Grotelueschen, Aug 4, 1946, Columbus; sc Carmen Covington, John, Arden, Doris Minor, Nadine Richard; dc Eloise; died Mar 30, 2005, Sumner; burial St Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Readlyn, Iowa

BRANDT, Josephine A, 85: b Mar 19, 1919, Humphrey, to Clem and Alvina (Ruhkamp) Wemhoff; m Anthony "Tony" Brandt, Jan 31, 1940; sc Allen, Clem, Glen, Jerry, Ruth Mausbach, Sharon Theilen; died Jan 21, 2005, Madison; burial Sts Patrick/Joseph Cemetery [Platte Center]

BRAZDA, Beatrice M, 92: b Nov 23, 1912, Colfax County, to Joseph and Anna (Macourek) Kment; m Fred Brazda, Feb 15, 1937; sc Arletta "Lee" Volkmer, Doris Sindelar; dc Diane; died June 20, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BROOKS, Michael John, 61: b Oct 14, 1943, Corpus Christi, Texas, to William and Jane (Christiansen) Brooks; m Susan Potter, July 1, 1967, Omaha; sc Peter, Mary; died June 1, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

BUCKENDAHL, Vada, 67: b Oct 3, 1937, Creston, to Herman and Jennie (Logenman) Wardenburg; m Duane Buckendahl, Nov 25, 1956, Crston; sc Sandra Suckstorf, Sharon Beltz, Gary; dc Roger Sr; died Sept 14, 2005, Pierce; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Pierce

CERNY, Mary L, 99: b Apr 23, 1906, Sargent, to Edward and Margaret (Sweeney) Martin; m Albin J Cerny, Jan 4, 1927, Clarks; sc Arlene Weidner, Gerri Brandl, Joyce Peters-Meysenburg, Donald, Edward, Bill; died July 29, 2005, Columbus; burial Schuyler Cemetery

CERNY, Patricia J, 65: b Nov 21, 1939, Columbus, to Charles and Bernice Sladek; m Burdette Sabata, July 16, 1960; m Albert Cerny, Dec 1980; sc Todd, Vikki Charter; died May 5, 2005, Arlington

CHAPMAN, Ruth, 82: b July 17, 1922, rural Petersburg, to Joseph and Mary (Kloster) Schrad; m Rex Chapman, Feb 7, 1947, Denver, Colorado; sc Erma Hillen, Sharon Puckett, Robert, Norene Klinger, James, Clarence, Richard, Alan; died May 7, 2005, Wayne; burial Elmwood Cemetery, Carroll

CHEYNEY, Donald, 81: b June 5, 1923, Lindsay, to Frank H and Edna May (Adams) Cheyney; m Pearl Savage, Oct 14, 1944, Norwich, England; sc Patricia Ober, Carol Morrow, Debra Pavel, David, Keith, Marty; died Feb 3, 2005, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

CHILCOAT, Jane M, 55: b Mar 17, 1950, West Point, to Robert and Marie (Irwin) Scherer; m John A Chilcoat, Aug 30, 1970, West Point; sc Ben; died Oct 15, 2005, Overland Park, Kansas; burial Stanton Cemetery

COLLINS, Margaret, 94: b Aug 28, 1910, Creighton, to Henry and Marie (Stormberg) Klosner; m G L Collins, Feb 6, 1944, Norfolk; sc John, Barbara Tassemeyer; died May 13, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

COUPLAND, Ruth, 59: b June 6, 1945, Norfolk, to Edward Hilbers and Elizabeth Leu; m John Coupland, Oct 21, 1978, Stanton; died Jan 16, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

CULLEN, Betsy Ross, 66: b July 4, 1939, Detroit; m Floyd Cullen, 1962; sc Tom, Greg, Doug; dc Donna; died July 22, 2005, Soldotna, Alaska

DANNELLY, Mae, 93: b Sept 10, 1911, Albion, to Charley and Phoebe (Nelson) Bechlam; m Chester Dannelly, Feb 15, 1934, Genoa; sc Robert, Dana, Dale, Charlotte Maier; died June 27, 2005, Genoa; burial Valley View Cemetery, Genoa

DeBOWER, Kathryn, 67: b Sept 28, 1937, DeWitt, to Paul and Mabel (Messman) Spilker; m Raymond DeBower, June 20, 1959, DeWitt; sc Diane Eicher, Susan Gregurich; died Jan 14, 2005, Columbus; burial Schuyler Cemetery

DENNEY, Virgil W, 87: b Mar 18, 1917, Pilger, to Grant and Mattie (Wilson) Denney; m Viola Voss, Aug 13, 1938, Pierce; sc Patricia Baker; died Mar 11, 2005, Norfolk

DENSMORE, Nicholas, 24: b Sept 12, 1980, to James Francis Densmore and Kathleen L King; sc Taylor; died Mar 31, 2005, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

DOLEZAL, Paul W, 74: b July 17, 1930, rural Stanton, to Albert and Anna (Hanzl) Dolezal; m Betty Long, Aug 9, 1956, Creston; sc Janet Brockman, Robert, Steven, Michelle Wiese; died Apr 14, 2005, Clarkson; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

DUBY, Barbara M, 60: b July 30, 1945, Los Angeles, California, to Lawrence and Marie (Schwank) Duby; died Sept 16, 2005, Stanton; burial Crown Hill Cemetery

DUFEK, John J "Jerry", 70: b Aug 5, 1935, Valley, to Adolph C and Mary (Bratka) Dufek; m Norma Littleman, Aug 17, 1954, Leigh; sc Donald C, Ronald J, John A; died Dec 23, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

DYKES, Hulda M, 98: b Apr 29, 1907, rural Leigh, to Henry and Emma (Schroeder) Neuhaus; m Alva Dykes, Aug 20, 1935, Leigh; sc Lester, Calvin, Gordon; dc Virgil; died June 21, 2005, Schuyler; burial Leigh Cemetery

EATON, Benjamin F, 70: m Dorothy; sc Ben Jr, Richard, Martin, Gary, Cindy Stevenson; died Oct 28, 2005, Columbus; burial Killian Cemetery, near Morse Bluff

ECKERT, Ruth, 89: b June 5, 1916, Howells, to Paul and Augusta (Brockmeier) Renner; m Herman Steube Jr, Sept 16, 1936, Howells; m Herman Eckert, Nov 22, 1952, near Pilger; sc Donald Steube, Glenda Warren; died July 4, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

ECKSTEIN, Alvin, 89: b Sept 13, 1916, rural Saunders County near Morse Bluff, to Vacalv and Otillia (Werverka) Eckstein; m Irene Hajek, May 18, 1938, Columbus; died Dec 1, 2005, Linwood; burial Abie National Cemetery

EHERNBERGER, Lumir John, Sr, 95: b June 29, 1909, Schuyler, to Gerald and Anna (Shonka) Ehernberger; m Lucile Christenson, Nov 11, 1933, Lincoln; sc Bonita English, Richard, Lumir John "Jack" Jr, Paul; died Jan 22, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

EHLERS, Pearl A, 100: b Nov 5, 1904, rural Kearney, to Henry and Elizabeth (Wiebold) Callies; m John Ehlers, Feb 21, 1928, Madison; sc Kathleen; died Mar 16, 2005, Columbus; burial Leigh Cemetery

ELBRACHT, Joseph A, 73: b May 25, 1932, Howells area in Colfax County, to Conrad and Anna (Ridder) Elbracht; m Betty Glodowski, Apr 8, 1958, Scribner; sc Randy, Barb, Cinda Nelson, Sharon Ohmberger; dc Mary Elizabeth; died July 2, 2005, West Point; burial Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Howells

ENGEL, Donald D (Doug), 70: b Oct 25, 1934, Norfolk, to Fritz and Gretchen (Hauser) Engel; m Rita Foltz, Feb 1, 1956; sc Jeffery M, Donald F, Jodi M Howard; died Oct 16, 2005, Norfolk; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

EVERETT, Donald, 76: b Aug 30, 1929, Central City, to James C and Maye (Hill) Everett, Sr; m LouAnn Loseke, Mar 12, 1950, rural Columbus; sc Jeanette Stizman, Mary Cerny, Carolyn Koch, Dave, Kurt; died Nov 16, 2005, Lincoln; burial St Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Leigh

FALTYS, Marie, 95: b Nov 25, 1909, Colfax County, to John Sr and Sofie (Rajmon) Faltys; died May 9, 2005, Schuyler; burial Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery at Heun, rural Clarkson

FRANK, L "Merle", 73: b Dec 2, 1931, Stanton, to Albert and Lily (Vernoy) Frank; m Velva Nye, Stanton; m Helen Magdefrau, Mar 4, 1994, Madison; sc Tami Potthast; ssc Heather Behnke, Anthony Magdefrau; died bef Aug 3, 2005; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery

FUHR, Leonard C, Jr, 70: b Jan 23, 1935, rural Clarkson, to Leonard C Sr and Helen (Kolm) Fuhr; died Oct 7, 2005, Columbus; burial Leigh Cemetery

GADDIE, Chester "Gene", 70: b June 17, 1935, Cedar Rpaids, to Chester and Anne (Cox) Gaddie; found dead Oct 17, 2005, Stanton County

GATES, Delores "Dee", 58: b Jan 24, 1947, David City, to James and Dolores (Ludvik) Brezina; sc Geralyn Shannon, Denis, Jim; died Aug 25, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

GENTRY, Gary, 56: b Aug 10, 1948, Hamburg, Iowa, to Vern and Clara Gentry; m Jean (Strong) French, May 12, 2000, Columbus; sc Becky Remmers, Jamie Magsamen, Tina Randles, Luke; died May 12, 2005, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

GERNSTEIN, Lawrence, 79: b Dec 28, 1926, Leigh, to William and Louise (Feye) Gernstein; m Mercina Pimpara, Sept 27, 1947, Vermilion, South Dakota; sc Gawyn; dc Nola Krauer; died Dec 28, 2005, Leigh; burial Leigh Cemetery

GERRARD, Libbie A, 88: b Mar 29, 1917, Abie, to Vincent and Sophie (Krivanek) Cihacek; m Edwin C Gerrard, Dec 5, 1942, Schuyler; sc Linda Trojan, Amy Acklie; died Oct 26, 2005, Neligh

GLASER, Jasmine Marie, infant: b July 21, 2005, to John Glaser and Kelly Schramm; died July 21, 2005; burial Stanton Cemetery

GORDON, Harold "Hod", 92: b Nov 5, 1912, Schuyler, to Clifford and Kathryn (Eckart) Gordon; died Feb 25, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

GRIER, Judy, 81:b Nov 1, 1923, Kenesaw, to Ernest and Alma (Brauer) Pfughoeft; m Harlan Grier, Apr 28, 1957, Omaha; sc JoAnne Renfro, Michael; died Sept 15, 2005, Missoula, Montana; burial Schuyler Cemetery

GRONENTHAL, Jeffrey W, 32: b Dec 11, 1972, Norfolk, to William G and Carolyn M (Trybus) Gronenthal; m Kara Wetjen, Apr 24, 1998, Madison; sc Allissia, Ashley; died Nov 28, 2005; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

GROTELUESCHEN, Edgar W, 85: b Dec 3, 1919, Columbus, to H William and Clara (Johannes) Grotelueschen; m Carol Pouget, Nov 25, 1981, Troy, Michigan; sc 1 daughter, 1 son; died Feb 14, 2005, Pontiac, Michigan; burial Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan

GROTELUSCHEN, Norris M, 75: b Dec 26, 1929, rural Leigh, to Charles and Elsie (Deyke) Groteluschen; m Margaret Cech, June 2, 1955; sc Duane, Ron, Jack, Mike, Charlene Svoboda, Lynelle Byerly; died Aug 24, 2005, Norfolk; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

HAIST, Ivan, 88: b May 4, 1917, Denton, to Ernest and Myrtle (Dunton) Haist; m Verna E Jensen, Mar 11, 1951, Pilger; sc Roger; died Aug 13, 2005, Clarkson; burial Pilger Cemetery

HAKE, Edmund O, 86: b June 4, 1918, rural Richland, to August and Anna (Koch) Hake; m Emma Sindelar, Sept 14, 1943, rural Platte County; died Feb 14, 2005, David City; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HAMANN, Anna, 96: b May 5, 1908, Omaha, to John and Frances (Hinchik) Sperl; m Otto Hamann, Aug 29, 1927, Council Bluffs; sc Maxine Stieren, Shirley LaCroix, Jeanette Donscheski, Marcia Vasek; died Mar 22, 2005, Clarkson; burial Leigh Cemetery

HAMATA, Malata (Mizzi), 87: b Nov 18, 1917, Schuyler, to Edward and Alice (Mayer) Hamata; died bef Apr 5, 2005; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HAMATA, Vladimir "Teenie", 90: b Aug 21, 1914, Schuyler, to Joseph and Frantiska (Klinkovsky) Hamata; m Rose Stava, Jan 22, 1941, Grand Island; sc Gerald, Howard, Jeannette Young; died July 8, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HARNISCH, Orlinda, 87: b Aug 8, 1917, Bremen, Kansas, to Herman and Wilhelmina (Lohse) Niemeier; m Fritz Harnisch, Jan 3, 1937; sc Gerald, Burdell, Larry, Delwyn; died July 19, 2005, Scribner; burial St Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Snyder

HAZARD, James, 18: b July 31, 1986, Atkinson, to Terry and Myra (Schoenenberger) Hazard; died Feb 21, 2005; burial Stuart Community Cemetery [?]

HAZARD, Myra, 51: b Nov 2, 1953, Gregory, South Dakota, to Chester and Opal (Peterson) Schoenenberger; m Terry Hazard, June 30, 1973, Bassett; sc Jennifer, Laura Dowding, Paul; died Feb 21, 2005; burial Stuart Community Cemetery [?]

HEGR, Edwin, 84: b Oct 21, 1920, Stanton County, to Frank and Mary (Pavils) Hegr Sr; m Deolores Carlson, Dec 21, 1946, Columbus; sc Ed, Don; died Sept 27, 2005; burial Crown Hill Cemetery

HELLBUSCH, Vera, 84: b May 17, 1921, rural Leigh, to Charles and Elsie (Deyke) Groteluschen; m Walter Hellbusch, Nov 25, 1943, Leigh; sc Roger, Sam, Carolyn Leffers; died May 23, 2005, Madison

HELMBERGER, Harvey, 87: b Apr 3, 1918, Lucas, South Dakota, to George and Marie (Claus) Helmberger; m Florence; sc Rebecca Van Raden, Richard; dc Roger, Ross; died Dec 23, 2005; burial Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Washington

HEMMER, Loretta T, 90: b Oct 8, 1915, Cornlea, to Leopold and Walburga (Rossler) Widhalm; m Eugene N Hemmer, Oct 8, 1945, Cornlea; sc Eugene "Nick" Jr; dc Nancy Oskuark; died Dec 11, 2005, Madison; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

HERINK, John Joseph, 80: b Jan 20, 1925, Leigh, to John and Mary (Moser) Herink; m Dorothy Jedlicka, Nov 23, 1948, Wilson; sc John, Clavin, Kenneth J, Joan Benimon, Susan, Linda Fallin, Bonnie Reed, Connie Shaffer, Marjorie Madsen; dc Jeffrey S; died Sept 23, 2005, Hammond, Wisconson; burial Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery [?]

HOBZA, Frank R, 90: b July 2, 1915, Colfax County, to Joseph and Antonia (Slerka) Hobza; m Helen Hladky, Sept 1, 1940, Schuyler; m Elvena Eller Svec, Nov 7, 1995, Schuyler; sc Elden, Jane Owen; died Aug 8, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HOEHNE, Wesley Craig, 45: b Sept 16, 1960, to Willis and Elsie (Kadlec) Hoehne; m Deb Ertzner, Jan 25, 1985, Stanton; died Dec 5, 2005, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery

HOEHNE, Willis, 86: b May 22, 1918, Stanton County, to William and Clara (Benne) Hoehne; m Elsie Kadlec, Mar 21, 1949; sc Vivian Tillotson, Don, Cecil, Bruce, Alan, Wesley; died May 7, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

HORAK, Lottie M, 91: sc Marilyn Blazek, Robert; died Oct 23, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

HOUCK, Robert R, 81: m Lois; sc Steve, Lisa Kruntorad; dc Kristi K Murray; died Feb 2005; burial Papillion Cemetery

HOUDEK, Robert, 63: b Nov 25, 1941, Stanton County, to Frank and Anna (Hekrdle) Houdek; m Elsie Nemec, Feb 23, 1963; sc Barbara Thomas, Deborah, William, Jeffery, David; died Nov 1, 2005, Omaha; burial Stanton Cemetery

HULSEBUS, Orton V, 82: b Mar 23, 1923, Toronto, South Dakota, to Bernard and Martha (Thoelke) Hulsebus; m Marguerite K Gehring, June 22, 1951, Columbus; sc Paul, Ellen Neal, Lisa Heidbrink; died Mar 27, 2005, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

IVERSON, Robert "Bob", 80: b Oct 10, 1924, rural Leigh, to Albert and Anna (Sorenson) Iverson; m Geraldine "Gerry" Jenny, Apr 19, 1947, Columbus; sc Bonnie Christensen, Gene, Michael; dc Brian; died Apr 4, 2005, Columbus; burial Creston Pioneer Cemetery, rural Leigh

JANSSEN, Harold J, 85: b Nov 9, 1919, rural Platte Center, to Gerhard and Katie (Gehring) Janssen; m Luella Hellbusch, Jan 19, 1944, rural Columbus; sc Alan, Loren, Lila Brock; died Apr 15, 2005, Columbus; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

JEDLICKA, Adela, 97: b Feb 14, 1908, Colfax County, to Emil P and Mary (Popelka) Svec; m Frank "F E" Jedlicka, Feb 10, 1931, Schuyler; sc Catherine Novacek, Frank R "Butch"; died Aug 24, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

JEDLICKA, Dorothy C, 88: b Nov 3, 1916, Colfax County, to Joseph and Julia Agnes (Kroupa) Mares; m Lumir R Jedlicka, Aug 10, 1940, Schuyler; sc Lumir, Grace Torczon, Bernadine Baumert; dc Carolyn Ruzicka; died Jan 4, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

JEDLICKA, Gladys, 94: b Apr 25, 1911, rural Colfax County, to Joseph and Julia (Kroupa) Mares; m Henry Jedlicka, May 23, 1928; sc Jane Slattery; died July 23, 2005, Boise, Idaho; burial Schuyler Cemetery

JENNY, Martin D, 83: b Mar 4, 1922, rural Leigh, to Balthasar and Ida (Hake) Jenny; died July 13, 2005, Omaha; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

JINDRA, Albina G, 90: b Mar 9, 1914, near Colome, South Dakota, to Frank and Mary (Vavra) Cervenka; m Emil Jindra, May 26, 1946, Colome, South Dakota; died Mar 6, 2005, Winner, South Dakota; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park, Norfolk

JINDRA, Richard D, 64: b Feb 24, 1941, Stanton, to Adolph and Lillian (Cerny) Jindra; m Myrtle Teeters, Oct 11, 1963; sc Peggy Schutt, Gary, Scott; died May 2, 2005, Fremont; burial Ridge Cemetery [Fremont?]

JOHANNES, Ellen E, 101: b Aug 31, 1903, rural Platte County, to John and Anna (Wurdeman) Johannes; died Jan 20, 2005, Columbus; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

JOHANNES, Pearl, 90: b June 7, 1914, rural Platte County, to Oliver and Frieda (Rabler) Olson; m Clarence Johannes, Mar 28, 1937; sc Clinton, Keith, Kenlon, Carol Rosicky; died Feb 10, 2005, Columbus; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

JOHANNES, Werner H, 99: b Jan 20, 1906, near Leigh, to John and Anna (Wurdeman) Johannes; m Clara Mullenhoff, Dec 26, 1935, Leigh; sc Kenneth; died July 23, 2005, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

KAPELS, Malvern "Buddy", 71: b Sept 28, 1933, rural Creston, to Adolph and Elvia (Osten) Kapels; m Rose Ellen (Marx) Kapels, Feb 14, 1983, rural Columbus; ssc Clifford Kapels, Robert Kapels, Keith Kapels, Larry Kapels, Kathryn "Kak" Swanson; died Mar 6, 2005, Omaha; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

KASPAR, Gloria Bernadine, 80: b Aug 29, 1925, rural Schuyler, to Joseph and Julia (Kroupa) Mares; m Emerson Kaspar, Apr 6, 1948, Schuyler; sc Terry, Daniel, Katherine Spiegel, Alan, Kevin; dc Carol; died Oct 30, 2005, Albion; burial St Edward Catholic Cemetery

KASPAREK, Bess, 92: b Nov 18, 1912, Bellwood, to Guastav and Grace (Neisner) Raric; m Emerson Kasparek, aug 26, 1933, Papillion; sc Robert, David, Sharon Hammond, Pam Warnock; died May 29, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KASPER, Rolland O, 75: b Feb 14, 1930, Leigh, to Otto and Henrietta (Kroeger) Kasper; m Carolyn "Carrie" Hollman, Sept 9, 1956, Leigh; sc Mitch, Michael, Sylvia; died Feb 19, 2005, David City; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

KELLER, Harry, 61: b Dec 19, 1943, Columbus, to Guy and Charlotte (Cameron) Keller; died May 24, 2005, Rogers; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KENNEDY, Gertrude, 86: b July 1, 1918, Stanton, to Paul and Augusta (Leu) Goetsch; m Walter L Kennedy, Sept 28, 1941, Stanton; sc Josephine, Mary Lou Remm, Walter Jr, James; died Apr 9, 2005; burial Stanton Cemetery

KLUCK, Gary L, 54: b May 9, 1951, Columbus, to Raymond and Marcella Kluck; m Rita Parr, May 27, 1977; sc Chad, Summer; died June 24, 2005, Fremont

KMENT, Lary G, 62: b May 31, 1943, Columbus, to Leonard and Leta (Kuhn) Kment; m Sherryl Moore, Sept 14, 1963, Schuyler; sc Jay, Jeff; died Sept 19, 2005, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KMENT, Wayne A, 54: b Feb 27, 1951, Norfolk, to Rudolf and DeLoris (Pohlman) Kment; m Suzanne Gunsolley, Apr 10, 1971, Fort Dodge, Iowa; sc Chad, Angie, Laura Leech, Kara Brockmeier; died June 11, 2005

KOCH, Emma A, 97: b Jan 14, 1908, rural Clarkson, to Joseph and Anna (Lapour) Zoubek; m Vernon C Koch, Jan 8, 1930, Logan, Iowa; sc Sedona Knapp; died Jan 30, 2005, Fremont; burial Memorial Cemetery, Fremont

KODAD, Mercedes "Midge", 82: b Aug 21, 1922, Richland, to William and Myrtle (Holloway) Saalfeld; m Melvin Kodad, June 30, 1951, Grand Island; sc Steve; dc Terry; died Mar 27, 2005, Schuyler; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

KODAD, Terry, 51: b Sept 16, 1953, Columbus, to Melvin and Mercedes "Midge" (Sallfeld) Kodad; m Betty Jo Hoppe, May 15, 1982, Schuyler; sc Jim, Jeff, Kati; died Mar 26, 2005, Schuyler; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Schuyler

KOHLER, Emerson, 83: b Aug 16, 1921, Columbus, to Henry and Mable (Van Housen) Kohler; m Nadine Davenport, Jan 13, 1946, Bellville, Kansas; sc Ricky; died Jan 27, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KOHLER, Rick L, 55: b Dec 31, 1949, Columbus, to Emerson and Nadine (Davenport) Kohler; m Dorothy Clark, Apr 8, 1972, Newman Grove; sc Tracy Long, Terry; died May 26, 2005, Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KOLIHA, Adrian, 75: b Mar 1, 1930, Schuyler, to Stephen and Mary (Sloup) Koliha; sc Carol Hastings, Charlene, Lenore, Kevin, Ron; died Aug 31, 2005, Norfolk; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KONOPIK, Wilma, 97: b June 6, 1908, Heun area of Colfax County, to Frank and Anna (Vanicek) Lapacek; m Martin Konopik, June 26, 1928, Schuyler; sc Edward, Marvin, Darlene Mastera, Nadine Humlicek; died Dec 4, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KOVAR, Richard W, 77: b Sept 15, 1927, near Bruno, to James and Mary (Cemper) Kovar; m Louise Goosman, June 14, 1948, David City; sc Doug, Kenny, Rick, Nancy Theewen; died May 18, 2005, David City

KRACL, Edwin L "Eddie", 50: b Nov 22, 1954, Schuyler, to Jack and Joy (Swanberg) Kracl; m Nancy Anderson, July 5, 1975, Bagley, Minnesota; sc Adam, Paul David, Megan Marie, Jessica Leigh; died Feb 14, 2005, Mounds View, Minnesota

KRAL, Blanche M, 83: b Jan 4, 1922, Colfax County, to Martin and Anna (Hnatek) Kral; died Aug 28, 2005, Schuyler

KRATOCHVIL, Loren, 77: b Oct 11, 1927, Clarkson, to Anton and Anna (Schauer) Kratochvil; m Leona Hake, May 26, 1953, Creston; sc Ronald, Kendall, Lou Ann Christenson, Shelley Freudenburg; died Mar 29, 2005, Madison; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

KRUGER, Shirley, 82: b Dec 15, 1922, rural Schuyler, to John F and Ada Victoria (Wolfe) Krivohlavek; m Max W Kruger, Oct 4, 1942, rural Schuyler; sc Gary, Jane Kasik; died Sept 28, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KRUSE, Milton H, 87: b Sept 10, 1918, Seward County, to Henry Herman and Alma Wilhelmenia (Ahlschwede) Kruse; m Mary Ann Deichmann, May 15, 1944; sc Joan Rogers; died Nov 22, 2005, Seward; burial Greenwood Cemetery, Seward

KUCERA, Gordon F "Gordy", 87: b July 1, 1918, Ithica, to Edward and Emma (Cuda) Kucera; m Dorothy M Nault, June 20, 1946, Fremont; sc Gary, Terry, Doug, Jeff, Mark; died Aug 22, 2005, Gretna; burial Schuyler Cemetery

KUESTER, Palma, 81: b Aug 22, 1923, rural Leigh, to Vincent and Stephanie (Klimes) Urban; m Dennis Kuester, Dec 20, 1941, near Wisner; sc Jenifer Nelson, Doug, Russell, Roger; died Apr 25, 2005, Clarkson; burial Zion Cemetery, Leigh

KUHN, Ervin, 82: b Jan 12, 1923, Creston, to August and Lena (Campbell) Kuhn; m Margaret Luedtke, July 10, 1945, Creston; sc Gerald, Mark, Jacqueline A Slack; died Aug 7, 2005, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

KUHR, Frank, 95: b Oct 14, 1909, Borgstedt, Germany, to Frederick and Marie (Danka) Kuhr; m Emma Hollmann, Apr 29, 1933, David City; sc Dennis, Arthur, Gary, Frederic; died Jan 4, 2005, Madison; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Platte Center

KUPER, Marie Catherine, 91: b July 6, 1914, Hooper, to Brainard George Bay and Ruth Cowan Bay; m Herbert D Kuper, Jan 9, 1938; sc David, Karlyn Carson, Marcia Yochum; died Dec 2, 2005, Columbus

LABENZ, Irene M, 89: b May 30, 1915, rural Lindsay, to Mathias and Catherine (Korth) Hemmer; m Leo Labenz, Feb 20, 1939, Humphrey; sc Connie Kucera, Lester, Donald, Roland, Dick, Tom, Bernard, Marvin; died Apr 4, 2005, Noroflk; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

LAPACEK, Matilda "Tillie" M, 91: b Nov 5, 1913, rural Colfax County, to Emil and Mary (Popelka) Svec; m Edward Lapacek, Mar 27, 1940, Schuyler; sc Ronald, Mary Ann Kroeger; died Apr 4, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

LARSON, Glenn Leland: b Aug 16, 1919, Creston, to John and Lela Larson; m Jean Smoldt, 1941, Denver, Colorado; sc Linda Simonton, Jodie Boley; died Apr 7, 2005, Portland, Oregon

LAUDENKLOS, Charlotte "Sharrie" I, 71: b Aug 27, 1933, rural Schuyler, to Frank and Albina (Mres) Parolek; m Dale Laudenklos, Feb 15, 1958, Columbus; sc Dean; died June 5, 2005, Columbus; burial Columbus Cemetery

LILES, Olga J, 89: b July 9, 1915, Schuyler, to Anton J and Magdalene (Novak) Kaspar; m Ray Liles, Oct 19, 1935; died July 6, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

LITZ, Norbert "Norb", 80: b Sept 18, 1924, Leigh, to Conrad and Mary (Heimann) Litz; m Evelyn Heaton, Feb 15, 1947, Hartington; sc Randy, Bob, Mike, Julie Hartung; died Apr 2, 2005, Wayne; burial St Anne's Cemetery [Dixon?]

LORENC, Vlasta, 93: b Jan 14, 1912, Clarkson, to Vaclav and Aloyzie (Polacek) Malina; m Tom Lorenc, Jan 16, 1932, David City; sc Val Peltz, Darlene Kuncl; died Nov 17, 2005, North Bend; burial Linwood Hill Cemetery

LOSEKE, Marie, 79: b Mar 3, 1926, Rogers, to Charles and Clara (Hron) Heinsohn; m Norman Loseke, Oct 12, 1949, Schuyler; died Nov 13, 2005, Omaha

LOSEKE, Milan O, 80: b Sept 25, 1925, rural Colfax County, to Otto and Clara (Lueschen) Loseke; m Amelia Ryba, July 22, 1947, Omaha; sc David, Terry "T O", Rick, Joel; died Dec 18, 2005, rural Leigh; burial St Paul's Cemetery [Leigh?]

LUCKEY, Dorothy Mae, 81: b Mar 11, 1924, rural Platte County, to Carl and Esther (Pilling) Heibel; m Jerome Luckey, Mar 31, 1946, Columbus; sc Blaine, Dona Henderson; died Apr 15, 2005, Omaha; burial Ft McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell

LUEDTKE, Ralph F "Sparky", 81: b Aug 21, 1923, rural Creston, to Fred and Ida (Marx) Luedtke; m Edna Oeltjen, Oct 7, 1951, Creston; sc Jack, Jim; died Apr 18, 2005, Madison; burial Creston-Fairview Cemetery, Creston

LUENINGHOENER, Lois, 91: b Sept 13, 1913, Pilger, to Frank and Barbara (Matheson) Scherer; m Ervin Siecke, June 2, 1937, Wayne; m Don Lueninghoener, Oct 30, 1985; sc Don Siecke, Kathy Fruhling; ssc Ed Lueninghoener, Joan Johnson, Robert Lueninghoener, Pete Lueninghoener; died June 12, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

MALINA, Janet "Candy", 59: b Nov 2, 1946, Biloxi, Mississippi; m John Malina, May 24, 1981, Schuyler; sc Tammy Galvin, CaTrina Bayer; died Nov 18, 2005, Linwood; burial Linwood Hill Cemetery

MALINA, Joseph T, (Joe), 65: b July 6, 1940, to Joseph and May (Pliva) Malina; m Janice M Schlautman, Dec 26, 1961, Schuyler; sc JoEllen Messenger, Jeffrey, Jared; dc Janice; died Nov 28, 2005; burial Linwood

MANDL, James John, 81: b Sept 11, 1923, Stanton, to Andrew J and Winnifred (Noonan) Mandl; m Jeannette Feller, Nov 8, 1947, Wisner; sc Maureen Kline, Barbara Machacek, Michael; died May 7, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

MANDL, Scott J, 30: b Feb 12, 1975, Norfolk, to Joseph and Jo Ellen (Lehman) Mandl; sc Amber Ann; died May 26, 2005, rural Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

MARES, Victor "Vic", 91: b Sept 1, 1913, near Schuyler, to Joseph and Julia Kroupa Mares; m Olga Ustohal, Aug 10, 1940, Schuyler; sc Joyce Bieber, Gale, Lee; died June 12, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

MAROLF, Leonard John, 93: b Apr 26, 1912, rural Leigh, to John and Violet (Jenny) Marolf; died Aug 27, 2005, Stanton; burial St Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Leigh

MARTENSEN, Donald C, 71: b Nov 25, 1933, rural Platte County, to Chris and Mabel (Gehring) Martensen; m Lois Leffers, July 31, 1960; sc Dean, Rhonda Kush; died May 26, 2005, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

MASTNY, Bertha, 80: b Nov 9, 1924, Leigh, to Robert L and Frieda (Ehlers) Sayers; m Jake Hedrdle; m Robert L Mastny, July 24, 1948, Schuyler; sc Betty Reznicek, Terry, Vernon; died Apr 14, 2005, Fremont; burial Schuyler Cemetery

McCARTHY, Judith, 64: b Sept 1, 1940, Howells, to Elmer and Agnes "Peggy" (Jirsak) Cinfel; m Jack Florendo, Jan 1958; m John McCarthy, 1984; sc Collyn Florendo, Corey Florendo, Kelly Florendo; dc Kevin Florendo; died Mar 9, 2005, Columbus

McDONALD, Harold "Red", 81: b May 7, 1923, Belden, to Elmer and Dorothy (Bodenstidt) McDonald; m Juanita Dolph, June 27, 1946, Dakota City; sc Robert, Linda Brock, Pat Sternberg, Cindy Culligan-McDonald, Julie Childers, Kim Davis; died Mar 10, 2005, Norfolk; burial Laurel Hill Cemetery, Neligh

McNALLY, Edwin, 83: b Sept 19, 1921, Colfax County, to James Henry and Hannah (Scanlon) McNally; m Clara Lapacek, Aug 22, 1942, West Point; sc Judith; died Jan 23, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

MOLACEK, Valerie, 72: b Feb 14, 1933, Stanton County, to Charles and Bessie (Vlasak) Bartak; m Vincent Molacek, Aug 15, 1949, Schuyler; sc Pat Muhsman, Ken, Kelvin; died June 8, 2005, Lincoln; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

MOORE, Lucille, 98: b Sept 14, 1906, Dawson, to Andersen and Kathryn (Funk) Triggs; m Clarence A Moore, May 21, 1934, Clarkson; sc Richard, Robert; died June 29, 2005, Clarkson; burial Clarkson Catholic Cemetery

MORFELD, John, 79: b Jan 10, 1926, Hoells, to John L and Lena (Shanle) Morfeld; m Lillian Karmann, Apr 15, 1947, Stanton; sc Wayne, Doug, Sue, Tom; dc Timothy; died June 8, 2005, Carroll, Iowa; burial St Mary Cemetery, Leigh

MORKERT, Vera Mae, 82: b Oct 16, 1922, Columbus, to Arthur and Anna (Hansen) Mills; m Carroll Morkert, July 20, 1941, Coumbus; sc Doug, Truman, Dan, Judy Marohn; died Jan 4, 2005, Norfolk; burial Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus

MUHLE, Elzada L, 96: b Colfax County, to Julius and Minnie (Korte) Hunteman; m Elmer Muhle, June 28, 1929, Omaha; sc Ilene Carr, Geraldine Folken, Adrian; died Oct 31, 2005, Columbus; burial Calvary Cemetery, rural Columbus

MUHSMAN, Richard L, 60: b June 8, 1945, Columbus, to Fred and Adele (Fittje) Muhsman; m Pat Molacek, May 31, 1969, rural Columbus; sc Sue Maurer, Bryan, Randy; died bef July 23, 2005; burial St John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

MUSSACK, Robert, 82: b Feb 25, 1923, Stanton, to Ferdinand and Mary (Uecker) Mussack; m Esther Smith, Oct 25, 1942, Stanton; sc Judy Beltz, JoAnn Cody, Bob, Bill; died Mar 4, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

NEUHAUS, N Eileen, 79: b July 2, 1926, Leigh, to Harold and Blanche (Carey) McMullin; m Robert Neuhaus, Oct 29, 1944, Leigh; sc Darlyn Reeder, Diane, David, Delton; died Sept 21, 2005, Columbus; burial Leigh Cemetery

NITZ, Helen D, 78: b Sept 19, 1926, rural Leigh, to Adolph "Max" and Bertha (Bade) Wahl; m Eldon "Bud" Nitz, May 23, 1950; sc Derrol, Delayne, Donna Bruhn, Donette Petersen; died June 17, 2005, Lincoln; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

NYFFELER, Roland E, 83: b Oct 31, 1922, Columbus, to Ernest and Henrietta (Weiss) Nyffeler; m Doris Marx, June 13, 1946, Creston; sc Gene, Mark; died Nov 14, 2005, Columbus; burial Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Columbus

OLSON, Florence, 89: b July 2, 1916, Platte County, to Fred and Dorthea (Mohr) Reins; m Lawrence Olson, June 16, 1936, Leigh; sc Doris Harder, Dorian Neuhaus; died July 12, 2005, Gretna; burial Zion Cemetery, Leigh

OLSON, Hulda Matilda, 101: b Jan 20, 1904, rural Leigh, to Louis and Anna (Littleman) Loseke; m Elmer Olson, Oct 6, 1937, Castlewood, South Dakota; died Oct 9, 2005, Columbus

OLSON, Victor L, Sr, 94: b May 10, 1910, Leigh, to Oliver and Frieda (Rabeler) Olson; m Ruth Groteluschen, Apr 22, 1936, Leigh; dc Vic, Reuben, Merlin, Norman, Dorethy Wendt; died Feb 22, 2005, Columbus; burial Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Leigh

PACAS, Adolph J, 82: b July 29, 1922, Stanton County, to Adolf and Emma (Dlouhy) Pacas; m Emily Stepan, Jan 8, 1946, Schuyler; sc Jerry, Larry, Judy Ruhl; died Apr 28, 2005, Schuyler; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

PACAS, Marie M, 95: b June 16, 1910, Stanton County, to Anton and Mary (Hanel) Kmoch; m Joseph Pacas, Oct 23, 1928, Council Bluffs, Iowa; sc Gladys Machacek, Marilyn Machacek, Patsy Finkral, Edward; dc Marianne, Joseph Jr; died Oct 29, 2005; burial Stanton Cemetery

PEITZMEIER, Helen, 63: b Apr 25, 1942, Humphrey, to Lawrence and Winifred (Magsamen) Mausbach; m Andrew Peitzmeier, Aug 31, 1963, Humphrey; sc Susan Bonet, Sharon Scheerger, Dennis; died Oct 9, 2006, Omaha; burial St Michael's Cemetery [West Point?]

PLENDL, Kay J, 63: b Jan 20, 1942, Madison County, to Harold and Laura (Kurpgeweit) Miller; m Gerry Plendl, June 23, 1995, Stanton; sc Rick Wipperling, Laurie Adamson; ssc Jessica Plendl; died June 27, 2005, Norfolk; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery [Norfolk?]

POLENSKE, Margaret I, 85: b Dec 13, 1919, Stanton, to Emil and Hanna (Wickhman) Dupsky; m Harold Polenske, Feb 19, 1939, Stanton; sc Jeanette Shoemaker, Caroline Grypp, Dorothy Wilson, Harold; died Aug 20, 2005; burial Oakwood Cemetery [Geneseo, Illinois?]

PONCE, Ana Rose Corona, 18: died Oct 23, 2005; burial San Martin Mexico

PREISTER, Scott A, 44: b June 21, 1961, Omaha, to Terry and Darlene (Wemhoff) Preister; m Sandy Aase; m Michelle Gilman; sc Greg, Cassie, Dorian, Carissa; died Sept 25, 2005; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

PRUNTY, Georgean Louise, 80: b May 15, 1925, Schuyler, to George and Louise (Olsen) Kroeger; m Billy John Coles; m Jimmy Brown Prunty; sc Carol Witte, Janet Liss; died May 31, 2005, Norfolk; burial Schuyler Cemetery

RABE, Ruby, 82: b Nov 30, 1922, St Edward, to George and Emma (Konopik) Novotny; m Robert A Rabe, Sept 15, 1946, Schuyler; sc Robert W, Renate McCorkle; died Mar 2, 2005 Omaha; burial Schuyler Cemetery

RAHTZ, Donald D, 70: b Mar 1, 1935, to Arnold and Elsie (Korfhage) Rahtz; m Elaine Walters, Aug 5, 1961, Norfolk; m Vernetta Nitz-Svoboda, Mar 21, 1981, Leigh; sc Dale, Russell; ssc Roger Svoboda, Ronald Svoboda, Ronda Svoboda, Rolland Svoboda, Ross Svoboda; died Apr 18, 2005, Omaha; burial Leigh Cemetery

RAMOS, Efraim, 13: b Aug 5, 1991, San Pedro Soloma, Guatemala, to Maximo Ramos Domingo and Manuela Doningo Gaspar; died July 27, 2005; burial Guatemala

REICH, Tamara Jean, 43: b Feb 12, 1962, Norfolk, to Gilbert and Roberta Morfeld; m Kirk Reich, Sept 11, 1989, Las Vegas, Nevada; sc Ashlen, Landan; died Apr 29, 2005, Littleton, Colorado

REZAC, Walter E, 68: b Oct 28, 1936, Linwood, to Longin and Emma (Semrad) Rezac; died Feb 20, 2005, Hebron; burial Linwood Hill Cemetery, Linwood

RICHTIG, Lumir, 84: b June 26, 1920, rural Leigh, to John and Stazie (Dolezal) Richtig; m Antonia Plisek, Apr 20, 1942; sc Barbara Scholl, Marjorie Scholl, Mary Ann Kerkman; died Mar 14, 2005

ROBY, Cyrus L, 90: b Aug 12, 1914, Gill, Colorado, to Cyrus C and Katherine (Harmon) Roby; m Dorothy Lariviere, Dec 10, 1962, Osborne, Kansas; sc Jane Bonderson, Mary Beth Hansford, Kent, Rick Stewart, Linda Glorfield, Nancy Richey; dc Perry; died Feb 18, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

ROSSETTI-HAUK, Claire M, 67: b in Lynne, to Thomas B and Catherine G (Osborne) Mullen; m Joseph A Rossetti; m Alois "Charles" Hauk; sc David Rossetti, Chris Gould; died bef Aug 3, 2005, Kittery, Maine

ROTH, Phyllis, 61: b May 6, 1943, Genoa, to John and Helen Cuba; m William Roth, Sept 26, 1965; sc Kellie Prevost, Lisa Loyd, Sharyl Tschillard, Kevin; died Apr 16, 2005, Greeley, Colorado; burial Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colorado

SALAK, Fred R, 87: b Oct 15, 1917, Schuyler, to Rudolph L and Sylvia (Buck) alak; m Vivian M Harvey, June 20, 1946, Des Moines, Iowa; sc Sherry Anderson, Janice Powers, Mark, Michael; died Sept 8, 2005, Grand Island; burial Elmwood Cemetery, St Paul

SAYERS, Beverly, 66: b Oct 29, 1938, Schuyler, to Rudolph and Olga (Faiman) Rosicky; m Leonard Sayers, Dec 27, 1965, Clarkson; sc Jenelle Mizell, Bruce Bornholdt, Scott Sayers; died Aug 13, 2005, Scribner; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

SCHMIDT, Darlene, 73: b Nov 2, 1931, rural Madison County, to Carl and Edna (Carson) Anderson; m Otto Schmidt, Jan 18, 1955, Madison; sc Carla Sokol, Chuck; died Sept 5, 2005, Columbus; burial Creston Fairview Cemetery, Creston

SCHNEBEL, Thelma M, 92: b Aug 17, 1912, New Acme, Wyoming, to Clyde and Catherine (Snook) Henderson; m Walter Schnebel, June 12, 1935, York; sc Roger, Patty Siebert; died Mar 28, 2005, Madison; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery [Norfolk?]

SCHROEDER, Dennis J, 62: b Oct 31, 1942, rural Leigh, to William and Elma (Sedlacek) Schroeder; m Karen Ernesti, May 1, 1965, Aloys; sc Sandra Parks, Diane, Glen, Ryan; died Oct 8, 2005, Omaha; burial Clarkson Catholic Cemetery

SCHROETER, Vernell A, 86: b Aug 18, 1918, Platte County, Platte County; m Edwin A Schroeter, Feb 20, 1944, rural Columbus; sc Kathleen Wiebold, Diane Vitamvas, Larry; dc Merle; died June 26, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

SCHUTT, Marilyn, 65: b Sept 23, 1939, Madsion County, to Walter and Ethel (Shoemaker) Dahlkoetter; m Wayne Schutt, Feb 3, 1978; sc Troy; died June 23, 2005; burial Stanton Cemetery

SCHWANKE, Alice E, 93: b Sept 25, 1912, Wells, Kansas, to Herman and Rose (Hansen) Petersen; m Arthur Schwanke, Apr 10, 1939, Stanton; sc Donald; died Dec 15, 2005, Norfolk; burial Stanton City Cemetery

SCHWARZ, Palma Barbara: b June 16, 1919, Colfax County, to Joseph and Emilie (Krofta) Molacek; m LeRoy "Bud" Schwarz, Nov 19, 1939, Wisner; sc Bob, Dan, JoAnn Driscoll, Barbara Karst; died June 6, 2005; burial Holy Cross Cemetery

SHONKA, Leonard W, 92: b Aug 19, 1912, near Schuyler, to Wesley James and Barbara Marie (Hajnk) Shonka; m Rose Hovorka, Aug 17, 1937, Schuyler; sc Mary Ann Marxsen, Frances Kment, Carolyn Panasiuk; died Mar 20, 2005, rural Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

SLADEK, Charles E, 61: b May 19, 1944, Ewing, to Lad and Mabel (Raymer) Sladek; m Phyllis Pieters, June 12, 1964; sc Chuck, Pam Nelson, Beth Honken; died Dec 14, 2005, Bellwood; burial Bellwood Cemetery

SLIVA, Tony "Monte", 41: b Nov 4, 1963, Kearney, to Virgil and Lorraine (Roschynialski) Sliva; sc Shella Fox, Brooke; died Jan 31, 2005, Columbus; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

SOBOTA, Frank Emil, 63: b Nov 20, 1941, Columbus, to Emil D and Eleanor (Svec) Sobota; m Jean Eliabeth Gilpin, Oct 29, 1966, Ft Campbell, Kentucky; sc Stephen, Scott, Michelle Arndt, Camille Rose, Kristi, Katie, Heidi; died July 8, 2005, Columbus; burial Heun Cemetery, rural Schuyler

SPANHAKE, Blanche, 97: b May 18, 1908, Stanton County, to Charles and Alice (Severa) Malena; m Ernest Mlnarik, 1930; m Gustave Spanhake, 1935; sc Ernest, Regina Barnes; dc Delores Spanhake; died Oct 25, 2005; burial Leigh Cemetery

SPERL, Lambert, 87: b Sept 17, 1917, Stanton County, to Jacob and Rose (Luxa) Sperl; m Helen Mundil, Apr 26, 1949, Clarkson; sc Janet Hansen, Susan Unger, Dennis, Gene; died June 11, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

SPITZ, Gerald Edward, 73: b July 1, 1932, Columbus, to George and Inez Spitz; m Evelyn; sc Gina, Garry, Larry; dc Theresa; died Dec 21, 2005; burial Klein Memorial Park-Magnolia [Texas?]

SRB, Anton J "Tony", 92: b Mar 21, 1913, near Madison, to Anton and Emma (Hanel) Srb; m Beatrice Zacek, Nov 23, 1939, Clarkson; sc Karen Purchal, Connie Srb; died Apr 28, 2005, Columbus; burial St Bonaventure Cemetery, Columbus

STEFFERUD, Andree, 86: b to Andrew Jackson Higgins and Angele Leona Colsson Higgsin; m David Stefferud; sc Stanley Mack Canna, Andree Danna Jordan, Kiane Karen Danna Elliott, Arlene Francis Danna Evans, Cherie Danna Young; dc Charles Michael Danna; died Sept 27, 2005; burial Metairie Cemetery

STRMISKA, Charles, 68: b Feb 24, 1936, Stanton, to George and Luella Strmiska; m Barbara Kemper; sc Sheryle Giester, Charles Jr, Joseph; died Feb 10, 2005, Yakima, Washington

SUMNER, Agnes, 93: b Oct 26, 1911, Rogers, to Benjamin and Eva (Schultz) Peters; m George A Sumner, Nov 23, 1929, Logan, Iowa; sc Jean Kester; died Feb 1, 2005, Monterey, California; burial Purple Cane Cemetery, rural Rogers

TAYLOR, A Lavern, 77: b Mar 26, 1928, Altona, to Albert and Lillie (Vernoy) Frank; m William Taylor, Nov 30, 1946, Stanton; died June 24, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

THALKEN, Bertha, 87: b Sept 11, 1917, rural Leigh, to Fred A and Elizabeth (Huisman) Thalken; died Aug 23, 2005, Clarkson; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Leigh

THEILEN, Harold "Tut", 79: b Sept 11, 1925, Platte County, to George and Eugenie (Hellbusch) Theilen; died Jan 9, 2005, Columbus

THEITJE, Edith, 91: b Oct 11, 1914, Stanton, to Oliver and Lillie (Elliott) Chamberlin; m George K Thietje, Oct 12, 1935, Winner, South Dakota; sc George Jr, Lee, Judith Hasenkamp; died Nov 30, 2005; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park

TIMPERLEY, Adeline, 84: b Sept 27, 1920, Stanton, to Louis and Rosetta (Froehlich) Pohlman; m Irvin L Timperely, Feb 15, 1945, Winside; sc Duane, Dale, Dennis, Dave; died July 9, 2005, Stanton; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park [Norfolk?]

TIMPERLEY, Evelyn, 92: b Feb 12, 1913, Pierce, to Paul and Emma (Pribnow) Theil; m Lloyd Timperley, Feb 12, 1933; sc Darrel, Rance, Lois Stover, Joyce Fisher; died Oct 23, 2005; burial Prospect Hill Cemetery

TROFHOLZ, Earl, 81: b Aug 12, 1923, Richland, to Earl W and Gladys (Mentzer) Trofholz; m Velda Shoultz, Nov 1, 1942, Pierce; sc Dana; died Jan 13, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

VALISH, Alice, 98: b July 17, 1906, Howells, to Frank and Anna (Kudera) Kment; m Emil Valish, Sept 17, 1924, Council Bluffs, Iowa; sc Arlene Wolfe, Marjorie Groteluschen, Vernon, Allen; dc Emil A; died Apr 9, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

VAN HOUTEN, Kenneth, 53: b Nov 25, 1951, Bloomfield, to Lawrence and Dorothy (Kadlac) Van Houten; died July 14, 2005, Columbus; burial Stanton Cemetery

VASEK, Gerald Adolph, 91: b May 3, 1914, Leigh, to Adolph and Lucy (Asche) Vasek; m Gertrude Schultze, Apr 15, 1941, Stanton; sc Gary, Greg, Gail Otten; died Dec 11, 2005, York; burial Zion Cemetery, Leigh

VASINA, Albert, 87: b May 20, 1917, Prague, to Charles and Marie (Palensky) Vasina; m Pearl Specht Janecek, Aug 15, 1959, Columbus; died May 6, 2005, Fremont; burial Killian Cemetery, near Morse Bluff

VENUS, James D, 47: b Sept 6, 1958, Schuyler, to Jack and Wilma (Blum) venus; sc Jennifer; died Nov 30, 2005, Schuyler; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, David City

VOEGLER, Lillian, 83: b Sept 16, 1921, rural Cuming County, to Emil and Emma (Podany) Pinker; m Dean W Voegler, Feb 19, 1946, Howells; sc Darrel; died May 29, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

VOELKER, Deane Elizabeth, 86: b Oct 27, 1918, Stanton, to Leonard and Grace (Whalen) Wood; m Martin "Mike" Voelker, Apr 6, 1937, Stanton; sc Paula French, Mike; died Apr 20, 2005, West Point; burial Stanton Cemetery

VOGEL, Ann Lois, 72: b July 14, 1932, Schuyler, to William and Margaret (Scanlon) Sladek; m Maurice A Vogel, Nov 10, 1956, Schuyler; sc Mary Ann Ekanen, Joseph, Terry; died June 6, 2005, Omaha; burial Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, rural Schuyler

VONDRUSKA, James J, 57: b Aug 27, 1947, Columbus, to Joseph J and Lucille H (Sudik) Vondruska; m Betty Herling, Nov 27, 1971, Clarkson; sc Mary Grotelueschen, Sara Sock, Eve Kronberg; died July 28, 2005, Schuyler; burial Schuyler Cemetery

WACHTER, Emma H, 90: b Nov 14, 1914, Stanton County, to Ernest and Nanny (Christians) Klentz; m LeRoy Wachter, May 27, 1934; sc Dallas, Dennis, Diane Brand; died June 21, 2005, Stanton; burial Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery

WALLIS, Doris Twila, 78: b May 3, 1926, Humphrey, to Fred and Dorothy (Jansen) Henry; m Basil Wallis, Feb 23, 1946, Columbus; sc Tarrie Morgan; died Mar 2, 2005, Omaha; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

WATCHORN, Merle G, 82: b Apr 23, 1923, rural Leigh in Stanton County, to Ferne (Davis) and George Watchorn; m Mary Ann Darling, Nov 11, 1944, Hooper; sc David; dc Dean; died July 5, 2005, Sun City West, Arizona; burial Hooper Cemetery

WEAKLY, Phyllis Lillie, 89: b Mar 11, 1915, Mondovi, Washington, to Joseph Wayne Sweet and Julia Helen Pimpara; m Donald Virgil Weakly, July 21, 1940; sc Larry Ray, Donald Bruce; died July 14, 2005

WEBER, Ivan "Stub" Carlson, 72: b Aug 20, 1932, near Friend, to Fred and Selma (Carlson) Weber; m Alta Axline, June 12, 1955, Dorchester; sc Marty, Linda Bachman, Sharri Kasl; died Feb 20, 2005, Dorchester; burial Dorchester Cemetery

WEEDER, Mary, 91: b June 10, 1913, Humphrey, to John and Johanna (Fugger) Hollatz; m Mark Weeder, Feb 22, 1938, Humphrey; sc Janet Zulkoski, Marge Prokupek, Marvin, Ralph, Richard, Paul, Allen; dc 1 son; died Feb 6, 2005, Madison; burial St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Humphrey

WEHRER, Stella, 89: b Jan 24, 1916, Leigh, to Frank and Stazie (Kuzel) Hledik; m Harvey Heermann; m Leonard Wehrer; sc LaVerne Heermann; died Dec 4, 2005; burial Clarkson National Cemetery

WEIMER, Edward, 83: b Feb 22, 1922, near Creston, to August and Almuth (Bruhn) Wiemer; m Helen Kapels, Apr 19, 1945, rural Columbus; sc Gary, Glen, Don, Dave, Peg Morfeld; died Apr 14, 2005, Columbus; burial Fairview Cemetery, Creston

WENDT, Joy V, 71: b Mar 14, 1934, Groveton, Texas, to Ernest and Jesse (McClendon) Harding; m Earl Wendt, Dec 22, 1953, Houston, Texas; sc Dedri, Terry, Rick, Gary; died Nov 21, 2005, Norfolk; burial Leigh Cemetery

WERKMEISTER, Debra K, 48: b to Don and Lois Eberle; m Mark Werkmeister, Sept 25, 1986; sc Jennifer; died Nov 18, 2005, Rio Rancho, New Mexico

WIEGERT, Wayne M, 87: b July 15, 1917, Leigh, to John and Helen (Molle) Wiegert; m Mary Kaffenberger, 1942, Lawrenceburg, Indiana; m Evelyn Fay Smith, 1958, Layfeyette, Indiana; sc John Wayne, Mike, Layne, Byron, Dallas, Grant, Charles; died Apr 23, 2005, Tullahoma, Tennessee; burial Leigh Cemetery

WILKE, Mildred J, 74: b June 9, 1930, Leigh, to Oscar and Hulda (Lueschen) Michaelsen; m Roland Wilke, June 2, 1948, rural Columbus; sc Ingrid Evers, Cindy Urban, Mike, Greg, Dan; died Jan 26, 2005, Stanton; burial Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbus

WILSON, Earl H, 93: b Aug 12, 1912, Stanton County, to William and Mary (Scherer) Wilson; m Vera Miller, Aug 26, 1934, Norfolk; sc David, Joy Osterberg, Patricia Nelson; died Sept 5, 2005, Norfolk; burial New Lutheran Cemetery [Norfolk?]

WOLTA, John Carl, 88: b June 24, 1916, Schuyler, to Carl and Edith (Schroeder) Wolta; m Jeannette Wolfe, Sept 9, 1943, Denver, Colorado; sc Linda Inselman, Bonnie, John Jr; died Feb 15, 2005, Colorado; burial Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colorado

WOLVERTON, Kenneth B, 71: b Oct 18, 1933, Stanton, to Marion and Irene (Kirschmer) Wolverton; m Jeanette Drott, Feb 5, 1956, Stanton; sc Bob, Ron; died Apr 26, 2005, Norfolk; burial Pilger Cemetery

ZANDER, Robert Sr, 87: b Apr 12, 1918, Stanton, to Herman and Ida (Moritz) Zander; m Constance M Wills, 1941, Portland, Maine; sc Bob, Conny, died Oct 4, 2005, Stanton; burial Stanton Cemetery

ZICHT, Russell, 76: b Feb 10, 1929, Wisner, to John and Ethel (Chilcott) Zicht; m Ardyce Broekemeier, May 11, 1951, Wisner; sc Jana Zicht, Paula Provorse; died May 9, 2005, Norfolk; burial Stanton Cemetery


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