WESTERVILLE CEMETERY


This is a public cemetery and is accessible from the road.  It is located right off of Highway 183, ½ mile north of Westerville, Custer County, Nebraska.


A - L     M - Z


Allen, Donald E.,  July 29, 1930 - Jan 18, 1998;  Geraldine M.,  Nov 21, 1945 - _____, married Sept 10, 1975

Allen, Andrew F.,  1879 - 1952;  Edna L.,  1880 - 1969

Allen, William J.,  1885 - 1961;  Loye A.,  1907 - 1994

Allen, Robert W.,  June 29, 1926 - Oct 31, 1996

Allen, Lena M.,  1875 - 1962

Allen, Sarah,  1850 - 1926

Allen, Andrew,  1838 - 1905

Allen, Margaret A.,  1873 - 1974

Anthony, William A.,  died July 28, 1883, aged 15 y 10 m 13 d;  William H.,  died July 2, 1884, aged 41 y 9 m 22 d, "Rest in peace"

Armstrong, infant dau of N E & Nora V,  Dec 20, 1893, Aged 3 days

Armstrong, infant son of W G & Hazel,  Nov 1, 1921

Armstrong, Fanny, wife of William Armstrong, died Jan 11, 1885, aged 69 y 9 m 13 d


Bailley, Clarence E., son of Wm & S E Bailley, died May 1, 1888, aged 1 mo

Bailley, Wm B, "Father", died Mar 5, 1902, aged 55 ys, "At rest"

Bailley, Sadie E., "Mother",  Dec 5, 1862 - Oct 2, 1936

Bailley, William Alex,  May 21, 1893 - Dec 21, 1916 (this stone does not have a last name, but is right next to the other Bailley's)

Baillie, Beverley Ann,  June 11, 1941

Baker, Sarah E., "Mother",  1847 - 1925

Baker, Thompson, "Father",  1839 - 1918, GAR veteran 1861 - 65 marker

Baker, Margaret, "Mother",  1870 - 1964;  Frank, "Father",  1866- 1948

Baker, Wade L., "Son",  1913 - 1918

Baker, Herbert R., "Son",  1907 -1918

Baker, Gordon T., "Son",  1898 - 1908

Baker, Baby, 1902

Baker, George T.,  PFC US Army, World War II,  May 7, 1902 - Jan 28, 1978

Baker, Walter, "Father",  1873 - 1954;  Anna Louise, "Mother",  1879 - 1948

Baker, Richard James,  1869 - 1936;  Lilly Bell,  1879 - 1955

Baller, Jason Wade "Jake",  Apr 1, 1981 - July 12, 1983

Barcus, Anna D.,  June 13, 1865 - June 13, 1905, wife of I H Barcus

Baxter, Dan'l,  Corp'l  Co  K  40  USGI,  GAR Veteran 1861 - 65 marker
be filled"

Berger, Oscar E.,  Apr 14, 1883 - Mar 16, 1960

Berger, Margaret,  Apr 28, 1853 - Oct 2, 1936,  83 ys 5 ms 4 ds, "At rest";  Franklin, died July 21, 1900, Aged 47 ys 10 ms 15 ds, "Our father has gone to a mansion of rest from a region of sorrow and pain to the glorious land by the deity west where he never can suffer again"

Booknau, Della, dau of J P & M E Booknau,  born Feb 26, 1891;  Ella, dau of J P & M E Booknau, born Feb 26, 1891,  "Tread softly by the sacred mound where little loved ones sleep"

Booknau, L.,  1849 - 1910, "He lives whom we call dead"

Braasch, S M, "Mother",  1834 - 1908

Brody, Candace L., "Mother",  1888 - 1931;  Benjamin F., "Father",  1868 - 1950

Brown, L. B. no dates

Brown, Louisa Elizabeth, wife of S F Brown, born in Clark County, Ill. Mar 24, 1838 - died Sep 15, 1896, "But call to rememberance the former days in which after ye were alluminated";  S F, born Sept 22, 1834 - died Mar 5, 1924

Bryson, Mary A., wife of W. A Bryson, died Apr 17, 1889, aged 54 y 2 m & 14 ds;  William A., died Dec 16, 1887, aged 69 ys & 7 ms

Burge, John, died June 12, 1907, aged 71 years

Burk, William, "Father",  1855 - 1933;  Anna O., "Mother",  1864 - 1945

Burnham, Horace A., "Father",  Aug 18, 1851 - Mar 7, 1903;  Lizzie M., "Mother",  July 21, 1854

Burnham, Silas P.,  Sept 12, 1887 - Jan 15, 1960

Burnham, Frank H., "Husband",  1901 - 1969;  Ruby P., "Wife",  1904 - 1984

Burnham, Harry F.,  1877 - 1951;  Margaret M.,  1879 - 1967

Bushnell, Maggie,  1864 - 1880 (in Woodworth plot)

Byrd, Fern,  Dec 26, 1910 - Dec 31, 1910;  Francis,  Dec 26, 1910 - Feb 15, 1911


Cannon, Ralph C.,  1877 - 1961

Cannon, Daisy S.,  1882 - 1925

Cannon, Mildred, dau of R C & D S Cannon, died Mar 16, 1907, ag 3 ys 9 m 11 ds, "Our darling baby"

Cassel, Ryan K.,  1973 - 1997, mortuary marker,  Persian Gulf War government marker

Casteel, Jesse R.,  Apr 2, 1908 - Oct 1, 1985;  Florence E.,  Oct 31, 1909

Casteel, Marshal W.,  1900 - 1993;  Elva E.,  1901 - ____

Casteel, Margaret G.,  May 5, 1907 - Aug 21, 1988

Casteel, Milford,  1902 - 1974;  Dorothy,  1906 - 1946

Catlett, Robert Lewis, died Apr 5, 1935, 11 months old

Catlett, Cliff,  July 30, 1912 - Oct 25, 1986

Catlett, Mae,  1913 - 1945

Catlett, William G. Jr.,  Dec 27, 1896 - Dec 13, 1970

Catlett, Esther V.,  Aug 12, 1898 - Jan 27, 1936

Catlett, LeRoy, "Our son",  Apr 7, 1932 -Sept 7, 1940

Catlett, Roy L.,  Jan 4, 1906 - Dec 19, 1990;  Edythe M.,  Mar 28, 1911 - Nov 20, 1994

Clark, C C, husband of Charlotte, died Dec 4, 1898, aged 82 y 1 m 1 d, Veteran 61 - 65 marker;  Charlotte, wife of C C Clark, died Apr 15, 1903, aged 86 y 2 m 3 d, "At rest"

Clark, Lydia, "Mother",  Sept 16, 1841 - Feb 12, 1918

Cline, ...as W., died Nov 14, 1886, aged 24 y 2 m 24 d (part of this stone is broken and missing - all that could be read of the first name was the last two letters,  as and the middle initial W. - part of the date was broken off also, but appeared to be the above)

Clover, Mary J.,  1898 - 1927

Cole, Floyd Arthur,  Aug 29, 1913 - May 26, 1939

Cole, John Arthur,  1892 - 1958;  Nancy Millie,  1889 - 1968

Cole, Dorothy Eleane, infant dau of Mr & Mrs Harold Cole,  Jan 29, 1927

Cole, Harold F.,   Nov 17, 1900 - Apr 3, 1976;  Esther P.,  Oct 29, 1899 - Aug 7, 1979, married Dec 24, 1919

Comer, Sampson R., "Father",  1851 - 1910

Comer, Mary E., "Mother",  1854 - 1938

Cooley, Rex A.,  May 22, 1899 - Nov 14, 1983;  Marie G.,  Aug 17, 1903 - May 25, 1996

Cooley, Dale Edwin,  Aug 22, 1927 - Oct 23, 1993;  Bonnie Mae,  Jan 17, 1932 - ____, married Jan 29, 1950, parents of Barbara, Edwin, Randall, Christine

Cooley, Larry Dale,  Sept 27, 1948 - May 12, 1957, "Of such is the kingdom of heaven"

Coover, Frank Lesley,  Mar 24, 1881 - July 5, 1967

Coover, Sybil Irene,  June 5, 1880 - Mar 16, 1943

Copsey, Artie W.,  June 27, 1859 - Sep 30, 1909

Copsey, Armilda Jane, "Mother", wife of Artie Copsey,  Apr 10, 1864 - July 24, 1949

Copsey, Ruth D.,  Oct 25, 1892 - Feb 15, 1964

Copsey, Harvey J.,  Mar 20, 1890 - Apr 6, 1960

Copsey, Anna M.,  1855 - 1932;  Alonzo H.,  1852 - 1944

Copsey, Maxine B.,  1918 - _____;  Alfred A.,  1911 - 1977

Cordis, Ellen O.,  1920 - 1980, mortuary marker

Crawford, Fred B.,  1883 - 1952;  Ena Welsh,  1882 - 1952

Crawford, Nathaniel J.,  Apr 17, 1842 - Feb 18, 1910, "At rest", GAR veteran marker

Crawford, Emma S.,  Apr 26, 1862 - Nov 2, 1942, "At rest"

Crawford, infant son of N J & S E Crawford, died Nov 8, 1887, aged 8 ds, "Budded on earth to bloom in heaven"

Culton, Sarah G. Hickenbottom,  1919 - 1950


Dannels, Jackson,  1859 - 19__;  Ellen, 1857 - 1944

Datus, Virgil E.,  Mar 4, 1905 - Aug 13, 1989;  Helen G.,  Aug 30, 1907 - June 8, 1992

Datus, Lewis E.,  Nebraska PFC US Army, World War II,  Jan 22, 1912 - Apr 13, 1958

Datus, John,  Dec 31, 1880 - Nov 15, 1945;  Mae G., June 5, 1884 - Feb 15, 1965

Dittmor, John F.,  Oct 14, 1837 - Nov 6, 1895;  Sophia A.,  Dec 3, 1837 - Jan 4, 1911;  Earl C., died Dec 5, 1890, aged 7 ys 9 ms 10 ds

Dittmore, Jno.,  Co A 23 Ind Inf,

Divine, Vernon,  Nebraska PFC  Co E  4 Inf, World War I PH,  June 19, 1894 - Jan 2, 1959

Divine, Vernon E.,  June 19, 1894 - Jan 2, 1959;  Kathryn L.,  Sept 18, 1900 - Aug 21, 1982, married Aug 4, 1919

Draper, John, born Sept 4, 1835 - died Sept 1, 1885, aged 50 years 11 months 27 days, "At rest"


Einspahr, Richard S.,  Aug 6, 1918 - June 3, 1997;  Anna B.,  Aug 9, 1913 - ____, married June 14, 1953

Emerson, Fergus A., "Dad",  Mar 5, 1870 - Sept 8, 1942

Emerson, Etta, "Mom",  Mar 20, 1877 - Apr 29, 1953

Emerson, Harry, "Son",  Aug 25, 1903 - May 19, 1911

Emerson, Robert F., "Son",  Aug 4, 1914 - Sept 27, 1914

Emerson, Florence A.,  Aug 17, 1899 - Oct 30, 1990

Emerson, Abigal, "Grandmother",  1843 - 1890


Foglesong, Jacob F., "Dear Father",  Jan 4, 1870 -Aug 11, 1955

Foglesong, Jennie, "Dear Mother",  May 31, 1875 - Apr 10, 1941

Foglesong, infant dau of Jake and Jennie,  (no dates)

Fortey, Clarence Jay,  Nebraska CPL CO D 10 Div Sup TN, World War I,  July 2, 1896 - Sept 8, 1948

Fortey, C. Jay,  1896 - 1948;  Doris C.,  1907 - 1936

Forwood, Gideon Alonzo, son of Wm C & C E Forwood, died Apr 4, 1902, aged 6 y & 8 d, "Tread softly by the sacred mound where little Gideon sleeps, our darling o'er whose sweet repose a sorrowing mother weeps"

Friskorn, Jenetie & Freddie


Gardner, Pearl, dau of W D & E M Gardner, died Aug 2, 1896, aged 9 m & 8 d

Gardner, Mary E., wife of Thomas C Gardner, died Apr 28, 1897, aged 54 yrs, "A light from our household is gone, a voice we loved is stilled, a place is vacant in our hearts, that never can be filled"

Gardner, infant dau of J B & E M Gardner, born Nov 15, 1901

Gardner, John B.,  1863 - 1952;  Elsie M.,  1882 - 1942

Gardner, Maude,  Mar 19, 1918 - Oct 14, 1918

Gardner, Claude B.,  Sept 28, 1906 -  Jan 27, 1978;  Wilma E.,  Sept 29, 1913 - May 1, 1983, married Oct 25, 1937, "In loving memory"

Gardner, infant son of Mr & Mrs C Gardner,  1940

Gardner, Archie R.,  1900 - 1978, mortuary marker

Garniss, Donald, "Son",  1933 - 1933;  Glen H., "Son",  1939-1943

Garniss, John, "Father",  1863 -1940;  Elizabeth, "Mother",  1872 - 1935

Garniss, Janett, infant,  Nov 19, 1898 (this stone has no last name, but is just north of the John & Elizabeth Garniss stone)

Garniss, Ellen,  Apr 8, 1838 - Dec 13, 1915;  Thomas H., son of H & E Garniss, died May 1, 1890, aged 31 ys 11 ms 23 d, "A precious one from is gone, A voice we loved is stilled,  A place is vacant from our home that never can be filled";  Henry, died Sept 6, 1899, aged 73 ys & 10 ms, "I know that thou art gone dear husband, with angel hosts to dwell, I cannot leave til my work is done, til then farewell, farewell"

Garniss, Janet Lynn,  Oct 14, 1975 - Oct 22, 1975

Garniss, Henry J., "Father",  1900- 1992;  Sylvia N., "Mother",  1908 - 1966

Gates, Nina B., dau of A C & L A Gates,  died Dec 28, 1900, aged 11 ys 5 m 28 d

Gates, Guy W.,  Nov 7, 1886 - Sept 17, 1915

Gibson, Joseph E.,  Feb 13, 1932 - Oct 19, 1975;  Reta L.,  Jan 6, 1935 - ______

Gobel, Andrew C.,  CPL US Army,  Aug 1, 1904 - Sept 3, 1974;  Agnes G.,  Dec 24, 1905 - Aug 1, 1992, married Mar 20, 1925

Gobel, Wilma L., "Daughter",  1927 - 1945

Gobel, Lucinda, "Mother",  July 13, 1843 - Oct 13, 1912;  Andrew J., "Father",  Oct 13, 1833 - May 5, 1911

Gobel, Robert,  1881 - 1927

Govier, Thomas,  Dec 10, 1948 - Dec11, 1948;  Judy,  May 6, 1946 - May 25, 1946, infants of Thomas and Anna

Greenwood, George B.,  died Dec 23, 1899, aged 82 ys 6 ms 23 ds, "Gone but not forgotten";  Madda L., dau of G B & R Greenwood, died July 23, 1880, aged 13 ys 9 mos 28 ds, "Here thy loss we deeply feel"


Hallman, Ira E.,  1875 - 1957;  Mary E.,  1874 - 1956

Hallman, Ruby Mae,  Dec 20, 1907 - July 23, 1909

Hallman, Carl Dean,  1952 - 1997, mortuary marker

Hallman, John Erba,  Apr 3, 1967 - May 31, 1992, son of Jerry & Rella, brother of Deanna and Justin, fiance of Elizabeth, received outstanding senior achievement award 1990 & outstanding teaching assistant award 1992 - 1990 received B.S. U.N.L. in animal science.

Hallman, Emily J.,  Jan 12, 1897 - July 30, 1981;  Harry I., Jan 22, 1899 -  Sept 5, 1971, married Jan 21, 1918

Hallman, Ruby Olive, Jan 12, 1903 - Dec 2, 1982;  Albert Elmer,  Mar 29, 1902 - Oct 14, 1982, married Mar 17, 1924

Haney, Maude,  1885 -1968;  Isaac,  1879 - 1953

Haney,Claudie,  July 27, 1906 - Apr 10, 1911, "Our darling baby is sleeping here"

Hare, Albertina Baker,  Jan 11, 1868 - Feb 23, 1941

Harris, Albert,  1876 - 1920, Westerville Lodge #28, FLT marker

Haumont, Grace Ella, dau of Paul & Eva,  Jan 25, 1916 - May 19, 1919

Haycraft, Samuel H., son of H W & A E Haycraft, died Jan 15, 1899, aged 21 ds, "Another little angels hands to heavens harpstrings given, another little angels voice another (____, couldn't read this word) in heaven"

Hein, Helena, "Mother",  Sept 7, 1855 - May 25, 1942;  H. Henry, "Father",  Dec 31, 1858 - Oct 6, 1947

Hickenbottom, Joy W., "Baby",  1926 - 1927

Hodge, Bruce W., infant,  Apr 8, 1938

Hodge, William Thornton, Jan 19, 1908 - ____;  Lilas G., wife of William Thornton Hodge, Feb 4, 1910 - July 18, 1990, married July 12, 1934

Hodge, William H., "Father",  1878 - 1968;  Bessie E., "Mother", 1880 - 1948

Hodge, infant son of William and Bessie Hodge, Sept 11, 1922

Hodge, Roy H.,  PEC 4 US Army, World War II, June 22, 1913 - Oct 13, 1993;  Irene, Jan 31, 1916 - ____, married Feb 12, 1936

Hollenbeck, Herbert J.,  June 30, 1884 - OCt 20, 1975;  Maude Baker,  July 9, 1889 - Oct 9, 1969

Horton, Claude Lewis, "Father",  1891 - 1929

Horton, Roy,  Sept 2, 1886 - Jan 13, 1984

Hoshaw, Jesse E., "Dad",  1881 - 1936;  Gertie A., "Mother",  1884 - 1973

Hoshaw, Leland F.,  Feb 10, 1908 - July 26, 1968, "My faithful husband and devoted father"

Hoshaw, Violet,  Dec 6, 1908 - Mar 11, 1935, "A loving wife and mother"

Hoshaw, E. C. (Bud),  1904 - 1986;  Mona C.,  1909 - 1990

Hoshaw, Garry Dwayne, "In memory of our baby",  Sept 24, 1952

Howard, Cecil C.,  PFC US Army, World War II,  Mar 20, 1924 Oct 18, 1997

Hurlburt, Samuel D., "Father",  1870 - 1942;  Rhoda R., "Mother",  1878 - 1957

Hurlburt, Alfred I. "Kelly",  Oct 22, 1904 - Aug 3, 1993

Hurlburt, James E., "Father",  1870 - 1957;  Minnie M., "Mother",  1875 - 1941, "At rest"

Hurlburt, Eunice C., wife of A P Hurlburt, born June 12, 1832 - died Oct 14, 1906;  Alanson P., died Feb 21, 1903, aged 63 ys 2 ms 4 d

Hurley, Howard Wayne,  Apr 29, 1918 - May 10, 1919

Hutches, Tommy, son of J F & A, died July 22, 1901, aged 5 ys 3 ms 5 d

Hutches, Amanda L.,  1872 - 1937;  James F.,  1870 - 1963

Hutches, Milford M., son of D & M Hutches, died Feb 21, 1888, age 1 y 4 m 16 d;  Mary M., dau of D & M Hutches, died Aug 8, 1887, age 10 m 4 d

Hutches, Walter, son of D & M Hutches, died Mar 8, 1882, age 9 m & 8 ds

Hutches, David,  Mar 1, 1847 - May 5, 1932; Matilda, his wife,  Apr 20, 1851 - June 29, 1921


Jenkins, Annie M., dau of O B & M E, died July 7, 1890, aged 10 yrs 6 m & 28 ds

Johnson, Reuben, died Apr 11, 1903, aged 79 yrs;  Celina J., wife of Reuben Johnson, died Dec 20, 1904, aged 63 yrs;  Seth O., died Apr 3, 1903, aged 35 yrs, "Life, Love, Truth"

Johnson, Meritt A.,  1865 - 1929

Johnson, Mary A., "Mother",  Apr 10, 1870 - July 4, 1949

Johnson, Howard, 1911 (no last name on this stone, but it is surrounded by Johnson's)

Johnson, Ralph E., son of M A & M A , died Mar 21, 1893, aged 3 m 15 d


Klingerman, Harold Bennett,  Apr 4, 1907 - May 4, 1988, husband of Ethel, m. 1927 and Mary Regan, m. 1972, son of George N. and Mabel B.

Klingerman, Ethel Katherine,  Oct 22, 1908 - Sept 15, 1970, wife of Harold B., mother of George H. and Karen B., daughter of Herbert J. and Maude Hollenbeck

Krantz, Harlan,  1936 - 1939

Krantz, Harry,  Mar 14, 1902 - Jan 26, 1974

Krantz, Lloyd A.,  July 12, 1914 - July 16, 1992;  June B.,  June 7, 1921 - ____, parents of Sharon, Davey, Kathryn, Michael, Patrick

Krantz, Davey Joe,  Nov 8, 1946 - May 12, 1957, "Of such is the kingdom of heaven"


Laforge, Stella, dau of C H & M Laforge, died Sept 2, 1881, aged 1 yr & 1 d

Laforge, Burtie R., son of C H & M Laforge, died July 8, 1888, aged 1 y 8 m & 6 d, "Tread softly by the sacred mound where little Burtie sleeps"

Laforge, Pheba A., "Mother",  Dec 7, 1829 - Jan 21, 1901, "Gone but not forgotten"

Lanphear, Fay B.,  Dec 17, 1908 - July 20, 1910, "Our darling baby sleeping here"

Lanphear, Orceliam, wife of Ezra Lanphear, died Sept 6, 1883, aged 56 ys 1 m & 3 d, "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord",  "No pain, no grief, no anxious fear, can reach the peaceful sleeper here"

Lanum, Edith, infant dau of R & M Lanum, died June 20, 1899, aged 1 day

Leck, Dale L.,  Aug 26, 1922 - Aug 18, 1995;  Ruby M.,  Nov 25, 1923 - ____, married Oct 10, 1942, parents of Dennis, Linda, Joliene, Denise, Timmy

Leck, Timmy Ray,  Feb 17, 1961

Leck, Ruby Joliene,  Nov 15, 1952

Leech, Corydon, "Father",  Mar 30, 1848 - Nov 24, 1920

Leech, Anna D., "Mother",  Mar 31, 1852 - Aug 23, 1924

Leech, Elsie, Sept 23, 1889 - Oct 12, 1970

Lefler, W. D.,  died Apr 3, 1899, aged 78 ys 10 ms;  Rebecca J., wife of Wm D. Lefler, died May 14, 1888, aged 64 ys 5 m 14 d

Lewis, William S., son of S G & N A Lewis, died Apr 8, 1885, aged 19 ys 5 m 23 d, "Dear brother thou hath left us here thy loss we deeply feel, but tis God that hath bereaft us, He can all our sorrows heal"

Little, Irwine, died Sep 1907, aged 3 ms (next to Pheba Laforge stone - in same inclosed plot)

Lowder, William C.,  1907 - 1927

Lowder, Allison Clark,  1862 - 1929;  Mary Etta,  1873 - 1958


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