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Barbara M. Steinke
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999
Hastings resident Barbara M. (Hynnek) Steinke, 63, of 1200 Country Club Drive died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999, at St. Francis Skilled Care in Grand Island. 
Memorial services are 11 a.m. Saturday at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hastings with the Revs. Harold Stromer and Kathleen Kasper officiating. There is no visitation. Brand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hastings is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Steinke was born Aug. 8, 1936, to Edward and Helen (Steinert) Hynnek in Milwaukee. She graduated from West Allis High School in Wisconsin in 1953. On Oct. 19, 1957, she married Paul Steinke in West Allis, Wis. She completed her study to be a registered nurse at Milwaukee County General Hospital. She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She worked as an office nurse for Dr. Fred Rutt in Hastings and did general duty nursing at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings. In 1976 she started working at Educational Service Unit No. 9 in Hastings as school nurse and later as school nurse supervisor and diagnostic nurse. Since 1991 she had been in private practice as a professional counselor. On Aug. 29, 1997, her husband died.
She was a member of First St. Paul's Lutheran Church and the P.E.O. She also served on the board of directors for the Special Children's Fund in Hastings from 1986-92, the board and as president of the Adams County Child Development Council from 1986-88, the board of the Adams County Child and Family Support Team from 1986 until the time of her death, the South Central Counseling Advisory Council board from 1985-93 and the National Board for Certified Counselors Inc.
Survivors are one daughter, Lynn Hohlen of Juniata; two sons, Jeff of Woodland Park, Colo., and Mark of Steamboat Springs, Colo.; her mother of Hastings; and seven grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by one brother.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in care of First St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

Angela Clutter
Tuesday, Sept. 7, 1999
Former Webster County resident Angela Clutter, 97, of Springfield, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 1999, in Springfield.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Monday at the Catherton Cemetery near Bladen with the Rev. Stanley Schieffer officiating. Simonson-Williams Funeral Home of Red Cloud is in charge of arrangements.
Miss Clutter was born Jan. 1, 1902, to Kyd and Mary (Boudreau) Clutter in Webster County. She attended Catherton rural school. She served in the U.S. Army Nurses Corps during World War II. After the war, she moved to Escondido, Calif., where she was employed as a nurse for 25 years. In 1990 she moved to Springfield.
She was preceded in death by one brother.

Cleo M. Willis
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999
Minden resident Cleo M. (Neuman) Willis, 80, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999, at the Long Term Care Unit of Kearney County Health Services in Minden.
Graveside services are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Minden Cemetery with the Rev. Kathy Bryant officiating. Visitation is 3-5 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. today at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.
Mrs. Willis was born Oct. 7, 1918, to George and Ila (Tillmann) Neuman in Arco, Minn. She was raised in Storm Lake, Iowa. She graduated from the Capital Beauty School in Omaha in 1936. In 1945 she married Carl Willis. They lived in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado before moving to Minden in 1965. She owned and operated a beauty salon in Minden and was a beautician for 63 years. She also raised dachshunds. In 1970 her husband died.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 52 in Kearney.
Survivors are two brothers, Lael Neuman of Storm Lake and Orvel Neuman of Crescent City, Fla.
A memorial fund has been established.

Charles B. Henry Jr.
Hastings resident Charles B. Henry Jr., 50, of 627 S. Lincoln Ave. died Friday, Oct. 27, 1995, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital.
Services were to be at 2 p.m. today at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. David F. Bourek officiating. Burial was planned in Parkview Cemetery.
Mr. Henry was born Oct. 19, 1945, to Charles and Grace M. (Marshall) Henry in Hastings. He was a lifelong resident of Hastings and a general contractor. He married Sally Rundle. They later divorced.
He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church.
Survivors are one daughter, Margaret Brooke Henry of Gainesville, Texas; one son, Charles Wesley of Gainesville; his mother of Hastings; five brothers, Carlos O.D. and Adam Charles, both of Lincoln, Arthur Charles Tommie of Grand Island, Nick Charles of Atkinson and Scott Charles of Omaha; four sisters, Charlene Henry of Hastings, Charlotte G. Henry and Charlotta Rose Henry, both of Omaha, and Sue Charles Marie Henry of Palm Bay, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father and one sister.

Anton G. Wolfe
Mankato, Kan., resident Anton G. Wolfe, 93, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 1995, at Jewell County Hospital Long Term Care Unit in Mankato.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kopsa Cemetery at Cuba, Kan., with the Rev. Thaddeus Hinkle officiating. Kramer Funeral Home of Mankato is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Wolfe was born Aug. 12, 1902, to Anton G. and Katherine (Wolf) Wolfe in Glasco, Kan. He lived in Ottawa County, Kan., for 64 years. He was a retired farmer. On June 16, 1947, he married Lillian Houdek in Concordia, Kan.
Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Kayleen Avers of Hastings; and one grandchild.
Memorials may be given to Jewell County Hospital Long Term Care Unit.

Wayne D. Ferguson
Former Hardy resident Wayne D. Ferguson, 82, of Grandview Nursing Home in Campbell died Sunday, Oct. 29, 1995, at Franklin County Hospital in Franklin.
Graveside services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hardy Cemetery at Hardy with the Rev. Dale Bussinger officiating. Williams Funeral Home of Superior is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Ferguson was born Oct. 9, 1913, to Albert and Elizabeth (Doyle) Ferguson on a farm near Guide Rock in Webster County. He graduated from Nelson High School in 1936. He ran a gas station on the Nebraska-Kansas state line. He worked for Hardy Co-op in Hardy from 1943-45. He then began farming with his brother in the Hardy area. In 1963, he married Ada Fern Kinder. His wife died Sept. 29, 1987.
Survivors are two stepsons, Julius Kline of Miami, Okla., and Darrell Kline of Cabot, Ark.; one stepdaughter, June Moore of Grand Island; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by four brothers.

Esther M. Robertshaw
Hastings resident Esther Mary Robertshaw, 91, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 1995, at Good Samaritan Village Villa Grace.
Services and burial are 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mark's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral with the Very Rev. John P. Bartholomew officiating. Butler-Volland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Robertshaw was born July 12, 1904, to Bruce and Fannie (Tobie) Yost in rural Adams County. She graduated from Hastings Senior High School and Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln. She taught rural school in Adams County for several years. She married Glen Robertshaw. He died in October 1934. She was a secretary for the Hastings Superintendent of Schools for several years. She later was secretary for the Cameron Coal Co. in Hastings for 20 years.
She was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, Order of the Eastern Star, Daughters of the Nile, Daughters of the American Revolution and Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Survivors are one son, Richard of San Jose, Calif.; one sister, Bessie Yost of Sun City, Ariz.; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to St. Mark's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral.

Walter H. Schmidt
Former Edgar resident Walter H. Schmidt, 76, of Palmyra, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1995, at his home.
Services were Oct. 20 at Palmyra United Methodist Church. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery at Palmyra. Lewis Brothers Funeral Home of Palmyra was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Schmidt was born Oct. 14, 1919, to Henry and Lucy Schmidt in Edgar. He attended Section School District 24 and graduated from Edgar High School in 1939. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II for three years. On Dec. 28, 1943, he married Louise Ecterkamp of Quincy, Ill. He worked as a farm hand in Illinois until retiring.
Survivors are his wife; three children; two sisters, Alta Schiffler of Hastings and Wilma Gingrich of Bladen; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Zula E. Jeffery
Former Burr Oak, Kan., resident Zula E. (Pierson) Jeffery, 93, of Northbranch, Kan., died Thursday, Oct. 26, 1995, at the Good Samaritan Center in Superior.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at the Friends Church in Northbranch with the Rev. Joe Vance officiating. Burial will be in Northbranch Cemetery. Simonson-Williams Funeral Home of Red Cloud is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Jeffery was born Dec. 16, 1901, to Isaac Melville and Charity (Benbow) Pierson in a sod house near Burr Oak. She was a lifelong resident of the Burr Oak and Northbranch communities in Jewell County. She attended country school and graduated Northbranch Academy. On Dec. 24, 1924, she married Everett C. Jeffery. They farmed near Northbranch until 1982, when they retired and moved to Northbranch. Her husband died Dec. 9, 1988.
Survivors are three sons, Ardean, Kermit and Curtis Jeffery, all of Northbranch; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a son, Lyle.
Memorials may be given to the church.

Verdena B. Stone
Former Burr Oak, Kan., resident Verdena B. Stone, 82, died Thursday, Oct. 26, 1995, at Jewell County Long Term Care Center in Mankato, Kan.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Olive Hill Church southwest of Superior in Jewell County, Kan., with the Rev. Lester Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Shaffer Cemetery near Northbranch, Kan. Williams Funeral Home of Superior is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Stone was born June 29, 1913, to James W. and Gold (Reid) Broyles on a farm in Jewell County. She grew up in Jewell County. She graduated from Superior High School in 1930. She taught rural schools in Bethel, 1932-33; South Hill, 1934-36; Montana, 1937-38; and Center, 1939-40, all in Kansas. On Oct. 5, 1937, she married Vernon Stone at Harmony United Methodist Church in Mankato. He died July 12, 1986.
She was an active member of Olive Hill Church, Christian Women's Club and its prayer coffees, and Nebraska Retired Teachers Association.
Survivors are two sons, James of Burr Oak and Dennis of Sabetha, Kan.; one daughter, Phyllis Oyler of Ingalls, Kan.; three sisters, Zelda Schuster of Superior, Lorine Cockroft of Mankato and Orpha Fallis of Belleville, Kan.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Herman H. Binderup
Minden resident Herman H. Binderup, 90, died Friday, Oct. 27, 1995, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Visitation is from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Layton Funeral Home in Minden. Services are 2 p.m. Monday at United Methodist Church in Minden with the Rev. Bill Jardine officiating. Burial will be in Minden Cemetery.
Mr. Binderup was born June 30, 1905, to Harry and Elizabeth (Bloem) Binderup in Glenvil. Ten years later he moved to Newark with his family, where he graduated from Newark High School. On Oct. 10, 1942, he married Helen Jepsen. They farmed in the Newark area until retiring, when they moved to Minden in 1970. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of United Methodist Church in Minden and the Minden Danish Brotherhood.
Survivors are his wife; and one sister, Henrietta Hansen of Twin Falls, Idaho.
He is preceded in death by one sister and five brothers.
Memorials may be given to United Methodist Church or Bethany Home, both in Minden.

Mark F. Brandon
Doniphan resident Mark F. Brandon, 37, died Friday, Oct. 27, 1995, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Sunday at Apfel-Butler-Geddes Funeral Home in Grand Island. Services are Monday at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Steve Hodgineson officiating. Burial will be in Cedar View Cemetery at Doniphan.
Mr. Brandon was born July 11, 1958, to Jimmy and Ester (Buie) Brandon in Pryor, Okla. He moved to Cleveland, Ohio, at a young age where he grew up and received his education. He moved to the Grand Island area in 1973 and later lived in Chadron where he finished his education. On May 20, 1976, he married Susan E. Doering. They moved to Doniphan. He was employed at Western Land Roller Pumps in Hastings.
He enjoyed fishing, camping and playing the guitar. He also was an active supporter of Doniphan High School athletics.
Survivors are his wife; two sons, Dan and Gary, both of Doniphan; one daughter, Barb Brandon of Doniphan; his mother, Esther Brandon of Doniphan; two brothers, Jim of Grand Island and David of Doniphan; two sisters, Linda Koett of Kearney and Deborah Markworth of Grand Island; and one granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Memorials may be given to the family.

Ricardo Helmann
Former Hastings resident Brother Ricardo Helmann, 76, of Sherman Oaks, Calif., died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1995, in Sherman Oaks.
Services were Oct. 21 at St. Frances Ve Sale in Sherman Oaks. Kubasak Funeral Home of Sherman Oaks was in charge of arrangements. Graveside services were Tuesday in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Notre Dame, Ind. Hickey Funeral Home of South Bend, Ind., was in charge of arrangements.
Brother Helmann was born Dec. 2, 1918, to George and Louise Helmann in Hastings. He graduated from St. Cecilia High School in 1936. In 1938, he entered the Holy Cross Brothers in Notre Dame. He graduated from Notre Dame University. He taught school until retiring.
Survivors are three sisters, Patricia Helmann of Hastings, Anna Marie Daevel of Oconomowoc, Wis., and Sister Mary Louise Helmann of St. Catharine, Ky.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Monsignor M.W., George V. Jr., and Joseph.

Herta C. 'Hattie' Frank
Harvard resident Herta Christine "Hattie" (Blumer) Frank, 99, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1995, at Harvard Rest Haven in Harvard.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home chapel in Harvard with the Rev. Clarence Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Harvard Cemetery.
Mrs. Frank was born April 30, 1896, to Abraham and Elizabeth (Zimbelman) Blumer in a sod house in Hamilton County. On Dec. 23, 1914, she married Walter Frank. They farmed north of Harvard. In 1949, they moved to Harvard where her husband managed the Farmers Union Cream Station. Her husband died in 1957. She moved to Harvard Rest Haven in 1982.
She was a member of Harvard United Church of Christ and its Women's Fellowship and Quilters Group, Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 70, Blue Valley Club and Justamere Club, all of Harvard.
Survivors are one daughter, Beulah Wagner of Giltner; one brother, Harold of Des Moines, Iowa; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by one son, Clyde; two daughters, Verla and Marilyn; one sister; two brothers; and one grandchild.

Leo N. Fox
Hastings resident Leo N. Fox, 99, died Thursday, Oct. 26, 1995, at Good Samaritan Village Villa Grace.
Rosary is 7:30 p.m. today at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel. Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church with the Rev. John J. McCabe officiating. Burial with military rites will be in Parkview Cemetery.
Mr. Fox was born Dec. 12, 1895, to Henry and Mary Fox in Pierce. He graduated from Humphrey High School in 1914. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I in France. He moved to Hastings from Chicago in 1921. In August 1922, he married Bertha G. Helmann. She died May 3, 1979. He was a postal carrier for many years.
He was a member of St. Cecilia's Catholic Church and its Mens Club, American Legion, 40 & 8, Elks Club, National Association of Federal Employees and was a honorary life member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors are two sons, James of Naperville, Ill., and Jerry of Castle Rock, Colo.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to St. Cecilia's Catholic Church Renovation Fund.

Zoe E. Hicks
Franklin resident Zoe E. Hicks, 95, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1995, at Franklin Nursing Center in Franklin.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Franklin with the Rev. Dale Sallans officiating. Burial will be in Riverton Cemetery at Riverton.
Visitation is until 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. until services Saturday.
Mrs. Hicks was born Dec. 25, 1899, to Clyde and Mary Catherine (Roseborough) Hicks in Bloomington. She attended Riverton schools. On April 15, 1922, she married Archie V. Hicks in Phillipsburg, Kan. In 1946 they moved to Alma. She was employed at various stores. He died Jan. 1, 1970. She moved to Franklin in 1979.
She was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ in Franklin.
Survivors are a daughter, Jeanine Fecht of Hildreth; two sons, A. Clifton Hicks of Lincoln and Don Hicks of Friend; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, one brother and four sisters.
Hutchins Funeral Home of Franklin is in charge of arrangements.

Ramona Price
Edgar resident Ramona (Heinrichs) Price, 66, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1995, at Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls County Hospital in Superior.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Urbauer-Williams Funeral Home chapel in Edgar with Ellen Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Edgar Cemetery.
Mrs. Price was born March 25, 1929, to William and Edna (Hawkins) Heinrichs in Davenport. She grew up in Davenport and Edgar. She graduated from Edgar High School in 1947. On Nov. 11, 1947, she married Ervin "Sam" Price in Hastings. They lived in Harvard for 24 years where she worked for the Harvard Nursing Home. In 1988 they moved to Edgar. She worked at the Gambles Store in Edgar for a short time.
Survivors are her husband; one son, Jerry of Bothell, Wash.; her mother of Edgar; two sisters, Wanda Ray of Des Moines, Iowa, and Twila Nelson of Burlington, Wash.; and one grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Memorials may be given to the family.

Mary Brinkley
Hastings resident Mary Brinkley, 92, died Friday, Oct. 20, 1995, at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Parkview Cemetery with the Rev. Harold D. Stromer officiating. There will be no visitation. Butler-Volland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Miss Brinkley was born July 14, 1903, to Lincoln and Silvia (Dunn) Brinkley in Hastings. She graduated from Hastings Senior High School. She was a clerk for Dutton-Lainson Company for 49 years, retiring in 1969.
She was a member of First St. Paul's Lutheran Church and Pythian Sisters Queen City Temple, of which she was a past officer.
She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Ormond L. Norgaard
Superior resident Ormond L. Norgaard, 77, died Friday, Oct. 20, 1995, at Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls County Hospital in Superior.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home chapel in Superior with the Rev. L. Patterson Culligan officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery north of Superior. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mr. Norgaard was born June 26, 1918, to James Christian and Violet Ann (Rasmussen) Norgaard in Green Bay, Wis. He graduated from Superior High School and attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and Doane College. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. On Aug. 22, 1944, he married Evelyn Elizabeth Menagh at Austin Methodist Church in Chicago. He was manager and president of First Federal Savings and Loan and associated with Farmers Union Co-op Creamery, both in Superior.
He was a member of United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge No. 121, Elks Lodge No. 2197, Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 63, of which he was past patron, American Legion St. Mihiel Post No. 103, Superior Board of Education, of which he was past president, and Kiwanis, of which he was past president, all in Superior. He also was chairman of the Superior Airport Authority.
Survivors are his wife; two daughters, Terryl Norgaard of Superior and Cheryl Rose of Rawlings, Wyo.; and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the family at 745 N. Kansas, Superior, NE 68978.

Jacob 'Jake' Vollweiler
Hastings resident Jacob "Jake" Vollweiler, 83, of 1739 W. Third St. died Friday, Oct. 20, 1995, at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion.
Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jim Miller officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. The remains were cremated. There will be no visitation.
Mr. Vollweiler was born April 10, 1912, to Louis J. and Madeline L. (Sittner) Vollweiler in Denver. He moved with his family to Hastings at the age of 4. He attended Hastings Public Schools. On April 27, 1947, he married Marietta R. Kister. He was a truck driver for Hastings Transfer, which later became Consolidated Motor Freight. He retired in 1974.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He was a former member of Southern Hills Golf Course and Eagles Lodge, both of Hastings.
Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Linda Vollweiler of Alliance; one brother, Sonny of Hastings; and two sisters, Lucille Stephenson and Jeanette Vollweiler, both of Lincoln.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Memorials may be given to Grace United Methodist Church or GSV Perkins Pavilion Wing 400.

Glen R. Huber
Sutton resident Glen R. Huber, 31, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 1995, in an automobile accident north of Sutton.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Sutton with the Rev. Dr. Warren Embree officiating. Burial will be in Sutton Cemetery. Kohler Mortuary of Sutton is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Huber was born April 23, 1964, to Marlin and Margaret (Hofmann) Huber in Lincoln. He graduated from Sutton High School in 1982. He was a 1987 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in agronomy. He was married Sept. 23, 1990, to Pamela J. Turner in Emmanuel Reformed Church. He was an agronomist at Farmland, based out of the Aurora Co-op in Aurora.
He was a member of Emmanuel Reformed Church and Sutton Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors are his wife and son, Benjamin.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be given to the family.

John W. Keen
Former Minden resident John W. Keen, 96, of Kearney died Saturday, Oct. 21, 1995, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church in Minden with the Rev. Dr. Terry Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Minden Cemetery. Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Tuesday at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.
Mr. Keen was born April 28, 1899, to William and Bertha (Gardner) Keen in a sod house northeast of Minden. He attended school at Elwood. On Feb. 18, 1920, he married Imogene Conyers in Smithfield. He worked on ranches and farms and did carpenter work in several locations, including Minden, Wauneta and Ogallala. In 1956, they moved to Minden. They moved to Kearney in 1975. He continued to do carpentry work. His wife died in 1987. In 1988 he moved in with his son, Lawrence, and family. In 1993 he moved to Mother Hull Home.
He was a member of First Christian Church in Minden.
Survivors are three sons, Lavern of Minden, Lawrence of Kearney and Herman LeRoy of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; two daughters, Luella Albers of Minden and Ardyce Nielsen of Kearney; two sisters, Rose Unger of McCook and Lula Short of Fort Calhoun; one brother, Martin of McCook; 22 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by two sons, Harold and Alvin.

Sharon L. Dunn
Former Hastings resident Sharon Lee (Streck) Dunn, 59, of Alma died Sunday, Oct. 22, 1995, at her home.
Rosary is 7 p.m. Tuesday and services are 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Alma with the Rev. Thomas Wiedel officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Banta-Torry Funeral Home of Alma is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Dunn was born June 11, 1936, to Carl and Hazel Tresa (Houston) Streck in Hastings. She began her education in Hastings. In 1947, she moved to Alma with her family. She graduated from Alma High School in 1954. She attended Kearney State Teachers College for two years. She taught in rural schools in southwestern Harlan County. On May 22, 1955, she married Stanley Lee Dunn in Alma. She worked in various places including Alma City Office and Colonial Villa Samaritan Center. She was a cook at Alma Public School and an assembly line inspector at Becton Dickinson Consumer Products in Holdrege at the time of her death. Her husband died July 13, 1984.
She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and its Altar Society and Alma Booster Club.
Survivors are two daughters, Susan Ashley of Alma and Shelly Dunn of Kearney; two sons, Steven of Stoughton, Wis., and Sam of Beaver City; two sisters, Sandra Rowe of Oxford and Cheryl Stone of Alma; and eight grandchildren.
A memorial has been established.

Anthony 'Tony' Bayer
Minden resident Anthony "Tony" Bayer, 80, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 1995, at Kearney County Health Services in Minden.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at North Platte Cemetery with the Rev. David Lux officiating. Visitation is 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.
Mr. Bayer was born July 7, 1915, to Anthony and Anna (Nelson) Bayer in Kearney County. He grew up in the Minden area and attended Minden High School. In 1948, he married Lucille Scott. He worked construction on several dams throughout the United States. His wife died in 1961. He returned to the Minden area where he farmed. In 1970 he married Avis (Reichstein) Cope. He retired in 1985.
He was a member of Rock Springs (Wyo.) Elks Club.
Survivors are his wife; and one sister, Frances Hamilton of Reno, Nev.
He also was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.

Frances V. Kent
Former Hastings resident Frances V. (Stull) Kent, 80, of Lincoln died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1995, at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel in Hastings with the Rev. Ted Uhlig officiating. Burial will be in Juniata Cemetery at Juniata. Visit-ation is 3-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family will be present from 3-5 p.m.
Mrs. Kent was born Jan. 30, 1915, to Platte and Vera (Williams) Stull in Adams County. She graduated from Prosser High School in 1933. On Jan. 25, 1934, she married Laurence B. Kent. They lived in Hastings before moving to Kimberling City, Mo. They recently moved to Lincoln.
She was past president of VFW Auxiliary in Hastings and past treasurer of the Elks Auxiliary in Kimberling City.
Survivors are her husband; two daughters, Shirley Ritter of Davenport, Iowa, and Marlyn Englehardt of Lincoln; two sisters, Marian Kiser of St. Peters, Mo., and Barbara Sharp of Concord, Ark.; two brothers, Ralph Stull of Springfield, Mo., and Eugene Stull of Sunnyvale, Calif.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to the March of Dimes.

Velda M. Hultgren
Minden resident Velda Mae (Sprague) Hultgren, 80, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 1995, at the Long Term Care Unit of Kearney County Health Services in Minden.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Fredericksburg Lutheran Church south of Minden with the Rev. Sandra Leifeste officiating. Burial will be in Upland Cemetery. Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.
Mrs. Hultgren was born Jan. 15, 1915, to Elmo and Annie (Schroder) Sprague in Sedgwick, Colo. She moved to Harlan County with her family at the age of 7. She graduated from Huntley High School. On Dec. 22, 1944, she married William Hultgren. They farmed in the Upland, Norman and Minden areas. Her husband died in 1992.
She was a member of Fredericks-burg Lutheran Church and Snowflake FCE Club.
She is survived by a brother, Warren Sprague of Republican City.
She also was preceded in death by two brothers.

Christine Petersen
Minden resident Christine Petersen, 106, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 1995, at the Long Term Care Unit of Kearney County Health Services in Minden.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Westminster United Presbyterian Church in Minden with the Rev. Dr. Terry Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Minden Cemetery. Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Sunday at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.
Miss Petersen was born Dec. 12, 1888, to Nels and Ane (Nelson) Petersen in Kearney County. She attended Daneville School. She was a seamstress in Minden for many years. She later was a cook at Kearney County Community Hospital. She moved into the Long Term Care Unit 13 years ago.
She was a member of Westminster United Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and six brothers.
Memorials may be given to the Long Term Care Unit of Kearney County Health Services.


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