Mildred E. England
Former Clay County resident Mildred Ethel (Farrall) England, 85, of Grand Island died Friday, Aug. 9, 1996, at Community Care of America in Grand Island.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church in Harvard with the Rev. Clarence Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Harvard Cemetery. Visitation is 2-9 p.m. Sunday at Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard.
Mrs. England was born Dec. 24, 1910, to John W. and Olive A. (Frazell) Farrall in Harvard. She graduated from Harvard Public School in 1929 and attended Hastings College. On March 27, 1932, she married Everett C. England at her parents' home. She and her husband farmed in Clay County. Her husband died June 8, 1972.
She was a member of United Methodist Church in Harvard and First Christian Church in Harvard until it disbanded in 1972. She also was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and PEO.
Survivors are two daughters, Barbara Wilson of Arvada, Colo., and Jean Wampler of Grand Island; one brother, Harold Farrall of Hastings; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church in Harvard or donor's choice.
Linda E. Matheny
Former Mankato, Kan., resident Linda E. (Wilson) Matheny, 52, of Bloomington, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 8, 1996, at BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal, Ill., after a brief illness.
Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at Metzler-Froelich Memorial Home in Bloomington with Rev. Knight W. Wells officiating. Visitation is until 7 p.m. today at the memorial home. The remains will be cremated following services.
Mrs. Matheny was born Nov. 30, 1943, to Wayne R. and Eileen (Reed) Wilson in Pensacola, Fla. She grew up in Mankato and graduated from Mankato High School in 1961. She graduated from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., with a degree in fine arts. She earned a master's degree in arts from Indiana University and a master's degree in special education from Illinois State University. She married Larry R. Matheny June 1, 1982, in Bloomington. She taught special education at Deland/Weldon High School (Ill.) for four years and for the past six years at Heyworth High School in Heyworth, Ill.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Bloomington.
Survivors are her husband, of Bloomington; parents, of Mankato, Kan.; one step-daughter, Chris Lawson of Mt. Prospect, Ill.; one brother, Ed Wilson of St. Louis, Mo.; and one sister, Sandra Olson of Atlanta, Ga.
Memorials may be given to Heyworth High School Beautification Fund, Heyworth, Ill.
Ralph C. Katzberg
Hastings resident Ralph C. Katzberg, 83, of 3135 S. Baltimore Ave. died Thursday, Aug. 8, 1996, at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church with Rev. Richard A. Kothe officiating. Burial with military rites will be in Parkview Cemetery. Butler-Volland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Katzberg was born March 12, 1913, to August and Anna E (Wirfel) Katzberg in Prosser. He graduated from Prosser High School and attended Pratt Business College for two years in Hastings. He began working for the bank in Prosser and later for First National Bank in Hastings. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945. He was a master sergeant. He moved to Hastings from Prosser in 1952. He was executive officer for Adams County Agriculture Soil Conservation Service for 20 years, retiring in 1972. On Aug. 21, 1985, he married Louise C. Pavelka.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Eagles and American Legion. He was a life member of VFW and DAV.
He was preceded in death by four brothers.
He is survived by his wife.
Memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church.
John B. Gallagher
Blue Hill resident John B. Gallagher, 91, died Friday, Aug. 9, 1996, in Blue Hill.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in York with the Rev. James Divis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Saturday at Metz Mortuary in York. A rosary is 7 p.m. Sunday at Metz Chapel.
Mr. Gallagher was born Sept. 18, 1904, at Dernahemrick, Rossinver, Co. Leitrim, Ireland to John and Maria (Cullen) Gallagher. On Jan. 18, 1937, he married Rose Carney in Ireland. She died September 1988.
In 1948, the couple moved to York where he worked for E.S. Clarke Lumber & Coal. Mr. Gallagher was a member of St. Joesph's Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, a brother and seven sisters.
He is survived by two daughters, Rosaleen Gianakos of Blue Hill and Bernadette Cunningham of Petersburg; one son, Sean Gallagher of Greeley, Colo.; one sister, Frances Gallagher of Bundoran, Co., Leitrim, Ireland; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Hebron resident Velora Picha, 85, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 1996, in Hebron.
Services and burial will be 10 a.m. Monday at Alexandria Public Cemetery in Alexandria with the Rev. Bruce W. Berggren officiating. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Price Funeral in Hebron.
Mrs. Picha was born Jan. 11, 1911, to Louis and Maude (Hawkins) Cook in Helvey. She was baptized Presbyterian and attended school in Alexandria. She married Joe Picha. She was a resident at Blue Valley Lutheran Care Home in Hebron.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by a son, Ronald Picha of Portland, Ore.; and a brother, Orville C. Cook of Reynolds.
Memorials may be made to the family in care of Orville Cook, Box 5, Reynolds, NE, 68429.
David L. Bowman Jr.
Former Hastings resident David L. Bowman Jr., 58, of Eau Claire, Wis., died Monday, July 22, 1996, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.
A public Masonic service was July 25 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Eau Claire, followed by a memorial service with the Rev. Mary Jorgerson officiating. Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home of Eau Claire was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Bowman was born Sept. 29, 1937, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He graduated from Allegheny High School in Pittsburgh in 1955. He married Carol Capenos of Sewickley, Pa., on July 19, 1957. He served in the U.S. Air Force Security Service Communications Intelligence from 1956-1960. He was in sales for 36 years in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Nebraska, Texas and Wisconsin. He lived in Hastings from 1983-88 and 1994-1996. He was national sales manager for Hastings Industries. He moved to Eau Claire in April. At the time of his death, he was employed by Titan Air of Osseo, Wis.
He was a lifelong member of the Lutheran church, a former member of the Elks in Pennsylvania and Nebraska. He was a member of Rockford Lodge No. 246, Michigan, and Scottish Rite Valley of Grand Rapids, Mich., and a member of the Saladin Shrine of Kentwood, Mich. He was a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers.
Survivors are his wife; two daughters, Colleen Biggerstaff and Tammi Ferguson, both of Texas; parents, David L. Sr. and Carmen Bowman of North Port, Fla., and Harry and Margaret Tabor Werner of Cannonsburgh, Pa.; one son, David of Texas; one brother, Donald of Wexford, Pa.; two sisters, Barbara Shigo of West Covina, Calif. and Kathy Vitullo of Oakdale, Pa.; two step-brothers, Gerald Werner of Glenshaw, Pa., and Harry Werner Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
Thomas J. Bucknell
Hastings resident Thomas J. "Tom" Bucknell, 63, of 1938 W. Eighth St. died Friday, Aug. 9, 1996, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Grand Island.
Graveside services with military rites are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sunset Memorial Gardens north of Hastings with the Rev. Steve Markle officiating. Butler-Volland Fun-eral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Bucknell was born April 7, 1933, to Claude and Edna (Bourne) Bucknell in Jewell County, Kan. He graduated from Hastings Senior High School where he was back-to-back state gymnastics champion. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1954-55. On June 23, 1956, he married Linda Salyard. He was in the fertilizer business. He later was supervisor warehouseman for Ace Hardware in Lincoln. He lived most of his life in Hastings and Lincoln.
He was a member of the VFW in Hastings and American Legion in Hardy.
Survivors are one daughter, Tami Pfeiffer of Lincoln; two sons, Tom and Ty, both of Lincoln; one brother, Chuck of Hastings; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be given to the family's choice.
Howard E. Good
Nelson resident Howard E. Good, 82, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 1996, in Superior.
Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson Community United Church of Christ in Nelson with the Rev. Royce Buchtel officiating. Burial will be in Nelson Cemetery at Nelson. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today at Klawitter-Price Funeral Home in Nelson.
Mr. Good was born Feb. 26, 1914, to Frank and May (Koken) Good near Nelson. On June 27, 1938, he married Corrinne Oltmans in Mankato, Kan. They farmed near Nelson. They later moved into Nelson.
He was a member of Nelson Board of Education, Nuckolls County Fair Board, Farmers Co-op Elevator, oil boards, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service county committeeman, Masonic Lodge No. 70 of Nelson and the Scottish Rite and Tehama Temple, both of Hastings.
Survivors are his wife; three daughters, Barbara Hansen of Stanton, Sandra Anderson of Mesa, Ariz., and Kathleen Hubka of Beatrice; three sisters, Ruth Schneeflock of Novato, Calif., Dorothy Haszard of Eugene, Ore., and Mildred Eusted of Creswell, Ore.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and one grandchild.
Memorials may be given to the family.
Oliver E. Wendell
Juniata resident Oliver E. Wendell, 85, died Friday, Aug. 9, 1996, at Good Samaritan Village Villa Grace in Hastings.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with the Rev. Ted Uhlig officiating. Masonic rites will be provided by Hastings Lodge No. 50. Graveside services are 2:30 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Cemetery at Axtell. Butler-Volland Funeral Home of Hastings is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Wendell was born Sept. 9, 1910, to Edward and Alma (Almquist) Wendell in Wilcox. He graduated from Minden High School and attended Hastings College. On Sept. 12, 1932, he married Esther H. Helms. They owned and operated Wendell Motor Co. in Hastings. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945-46. He also was a farmer. His wife died Aug. 21, 1974. On Sept. 30, 1975, he married Irene L. (Stamer) Uhrich. Wendell Drive at Lake Hastings was named for him.
He was a 62-year member of First United Methodist Church and a member of Hastings Masonic Lodge No. 50 A.F. & A.M., Scottish Rite, Tehama Temple, VFW and Knights of Pythias. He also was a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge and a past 50-year member of United Commercial Travelers.
Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Jane Brommer of Lincoln; two sisters, Adeline Lynn of Hastings and Marilyn Minter of Loveland, Colo.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Bethany Lutheran Church or St. Paul's Lutheran Churchyard Cemetery west of Glenvil.
Lois M. Heath
Geneva resident Lois M. Heath, 66, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 1996, at Geneva.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church in Geneva with the Rev. Dennis Linton-Hendrick officiating. Burial will be in Geneva Public Cemetery at Geneva. Visitation is today at Farmer and Son Funeral Home in Geneva.
Survivors are her husband, Dean B.; one son, Larry of Geneva; one brother, Lloyd Schelbitzki of Geneva; two sisters, Gladys Dittmer and Helen Dittmer, both of Bruning; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.
Kevin E. Brais
Hastings resident Kevin E. Brais, 19, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 1996, at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion.
Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at GSV All Saints Chapel with Bishop James Ruberson officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Covina Hills, Calif. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home.
Mr. Brais was born Nov. 28, 1976, to Kevin Scott and Grace (Adsit) Brais in Pomona, Calif. He moved to Hastings 14 years ago. He graduated from Hastings Senior High School in May.
He was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints and Special Olympics.
Survivors are his mother, Grace Kempkes of Hastings; one sister, Michelle of Big Bear Lake, Calif.; one brother, Joshua of Hastings; grandparents, Robert and Laura Adsit of Polson, Mont.; and stepgrandparents, Romaine and Nita Kempkes of Campbell.
He was preceded in death by one sister.
Memorials may be given to the family.
Margaret E. Rainforth
Doniphan resident Margaret E. Rainforth, 80, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 1996, at her home.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Rosedale United Methodist Church at Rosedale with the Rev. Dr. Bill Hunter officiating. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation is 3-9 p.m. Tuesday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at Apfel-Butler-Geddes Funeral Home in Grand Island.
Mrs. Rainforth was born April 10, 1916, to Herbert and Beatrice (Webb) Mahurin in Brookfield, Mo. She attended school in Brookfield, Prosser and Rosedale. She graduated from Rosedale High School in 1934 and Mary Lanning School of Nursing in 1938. On Dec. 7, 1940, she married Maurice Rainforth in Worland, Wyo. They lived and farmed in the Rosedale area. Her husband died in 1979.
She was a 50-year member of Rosedale United Methodist Church, Rosedale United Methodist Women and Hastings China Belles. She and her husband served as sponsors of youth fellowship for a number of years.
Survivors are four sons, Dan, Steve and Len, all of Doniphan, and Dave of Lincoln; two brothers, Ed Mahurin of Gibbon and Mart Mahurin of Kansas City, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.
Memorials may be given to Rosedale United Methodist Church, Mary Lanning Hospice or American Diabetes Association.
Harlow C. Gangwish
Hastings resident Harlow C. Gangwish, 78, of 835 Circle Q died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 1996, at Good Samaritan Village Villa Grace.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Tom Murray officiating. Burial will be in Juniata Cemetery at Juniata. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and until services Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Gangwish was born Dec. 29, 1917, to Earl and Nellie (Gish) Gangwish in Adams County. On Dec. 6, 1939, he married Annabelle Snell. He farmed near Juniata.
He was a member of Juniata Community Church, member and former manager of Knights of Pythias Club and a Golden Eagle 50-year member of the Eagles Lodge. He also served on Juniata Board of Education and was a volunteer fireman in Juniata.
Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Mary Lynn Gangwish of Waverly; two sons, Alvin and Ronald, both of Juniata; five sisters, Norma Wagner of Garden Grove, Calif., Beverly Coats and Marilyn Stromer, both of Juniata, Evelyn Berg of Hastings and Carolyn Cook of Lincoln; five brothers, LaVern of Casper, Wyo., Howard of Juniata, Richard of Joshua Tree, Calif., and Billie and Gerald, both of Hastings; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
A memorial has been established.
John C. Blank
Franklin resident John C. Blank, 92, died Monday, Aug. 12, 1996, at Franklin County Memorial Hospital in Franklin.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Hutchins Funeral Home chapel in Franklin with the Rev. Richard L. Dimond officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery at Franklin. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. until services Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Blank was born Sept. 1, 1903, to Thomas and Emma (Hauboldt) Blank on a farm north of Franklin. He attended School District 67 and Franklin High School. On Feb. 10, 1926, he married Lottie E. Schurman in Franklin County. A retired farmer, he lived his entire life on the farm where he was born. His wife died Oct. 28, 1990.
He was a member of Macon United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday school for many years. He served on School District 67 board for many years.
Survivors are one daughter, Peggy Hall of Brownsville, Texas; one son, Jack of Colorado; and five grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by two daughters, two brothers, three sisters and two grandchildren.
Esther A. Brownlee
Friday. Aug. 9, 1996
Former Hastings resident Esther A. (Moore) Brownlee, 86, of Boise, Idaho, died Friday. Aug. 9, 1996, at her home.
Paul C. Bruce
Former Nuckolls County resident Paul C. Bruce, 93, of Santa Monica, Calif., died Sunday, Aug. 11, 1996, in Santa Monica.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Community United Church of Christ in Nelson with the Revs. Royce Buchtel and Fred Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Nelson Cemetery. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Klawitter-Price Funeral Home in Nelson.
Mr. Bruce was born March 29, 1903, to John William and Hattie Ellen (Leedy) Bruce near Nora.
Survivors are his wife, Lila; two sons, Robert Charles and John Paul, both of Santa Monica; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers; and one sister.
Memorials may be given to the family.
Sunday, Aug. 11, 1996
Services for former Nuckolls County resident Paul C. Bruce, 93, of Santa Monica, Calif., who died Sunday, Aug. 11, 1996, in Santa Monica are 10 a.m. Aug. 24 at Nelson Community United Church of Christ in Nelson with the Revs. Royce Buchtel and Fred Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Nelson Cemetery at Nelson. Visitation is 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 23 at Klawitter-Price Funeral Home in Nelson.
Virgil L. R. Lewis
Former Superior resident Virgil Lee Roy Lewis, 66, of Lake Charles, La., died Sunday, Aug. 11, 1996, at a hospital in Moss Bluff, La.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Hardy Cemetery near Hardy with the Rev. Dale Bussinger officiating. Williams Funeral Home of Superior is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Lewis was born Feb. 7, 1930, in Mankato, Kan. He attended rural school near Superior.
Survivors are his wife, Eula Lee; two sisters, Ina Persinger of Superior and Verda Jones of Moss Bluff; and one brother, Albert of Kennewick, Wash.
He was preceded in death by three sisters.
A memorial has been established.
Former Hastings resident Woodrow "Woody" Nelson, 83, of Emeryville, Calif., died Monday, Aug. 12, 1996, at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland, Calif.
Memorial services are 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Pleasant Hill, Calif. Burial is in Oakmont Cemetery at Lafayette, Calif. Oak Park Hills Chapel of Walnut Creek, Calif., is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Nelson was born Dec. 13, 1912. He was a tire re-treader for Big G Foote Tire in Hastings for many years. He moved to Emeryville, Calif., from Hastings a year ago.
He was a member of First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hastings and St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Pleasant Hill.
Survivors are his wife, Lucille; one daughter, Marilyn Nelson of Emeryville; one son, the Rev. Larry of Pleasant Hill; one sister, Laverne Rodine of Denver; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 3051 Putnam Blvd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.
Irene C. Pine
Kenesaw resident Irene C. (Allen) Pine, 82, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 1996, at Haven Home of Kenesaw.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Friday at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings with Monsignor John J. McCabe officiating. Butler-Volland Funeral Home of Hastings is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Pine was born April 8, 1914, to Edward and Rose Ann (Murray) Allen in Axtell. She moved to Hastings in the mid-1940s. She worked for Queen City Laundry.
She was a past member of the Eagles Club Auxiliary.
Survivors are two sisters, Rose Mary Edwards of Hastings and Marjorie Edwards of Wilkensburg, Pa.; and two brothers, Lawrence Allen of Hastings and John Allen of Peoria, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by two brothers.
Memorials may be given to Haven Home of Kenesaw, 100 W. Elm, Kenesaw, NE 68956.
Inez M. Potter
Hastings resident Inez M. (Carson) Potter, 80, of 510 Lane D died Saturday, Aug. 10, 1996, at Memorial Hospital in McPherson, Kan.
Memorial services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion Peace Chapel. Burial will be at a later date in McPherson Cemetery at McPherson. Brand-Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Potter was born Feb. 6, 1916, to Curtis and Ada (Miller) Carson in Clarinda, Iowa. On June 12, 1937, she married Samuel G. Potter in Clarinda. She retired as a clerk from Farmers Mutual Insurance Co. in McPherson. In 1989 she and her husband moved to Hastings.
She was a member of Free Methodist Church in McPherson.
Survivors are her husband; one daughter, Ruth Land of Romoland, Calif.; two sons, Larry E. of McPherson and Richard S. of Windom, Kan.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Free Methodist Church or Central College, both in McPherson.
Elbert R. Farver
Nelson resident Elbert R. Farver, 81, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 1996, in Nelson.
Services are 2 p.m. today at Nelson Community United Church of Christ in Nelson with the Rev. Royce Buchtel officiating. Burial will be in Nelson Cemetery at Nelson. Visitation is 9 a.m. to noon at Klawitter-Price Funeral Home in Nelson.
Mr. Farver was born Feb. 20, 1915, to Otto Lee and Mary (Baker) Farver near Nelson. He graduated from Nelson High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942-45. On Aug. 16, 1955, he married Leota Jane Hattan. They lived in Imperial. In 1966 they moved to Nelson. He was a farmer and rancher and worked at the Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center near Clay Center. He also was superintendent of weed control in Nuckolls County for 10 years.
He was a member of Nelson Community United Church of Christ, VFW and American Legion, all of Nelson.
Survivors are his wife; two daughters, Sheri Sloane of Kearney and Kriss Farver of Omaha; two sons, Scott and Curtis Dean, both of Nelson; one brother, Oliver "Pete" of Nelson; two sisters, Opal Stahl and Margaret Reed, both of Nelson; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by three brothers.
Memorials may be given to the family.
Theodore S. Tockey
Kenesaw resident Theodore S. "Ted" Tockey, 47, died Friday, Aug. 16, 1996, at his home.
Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home chapel in Hastings with the Rev. Ted Uhlig officiating. Burial with military rites will be 2:30 p.m. at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell. Visitation is noon to 9 p.m. today and Sunday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mr. Tockey was born Aug. 4, 1949, to Theodore "Fred" and Marguerite A. (Holmgrain) Tockey in Omaha. He served in the U.S. Army from 1969-71. On April 7, 1993, he married Rebecca Lichtenberger. He was a lineman for Southern Public Power and later for Burlington Northern Railroad. For the last six years he worked for Werner Construction. He lived in Blue Hill and Hastings before moving to Kenesaw four years ago.
He was a member of the American Legion.
Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Amy Decker of Grand Rapids, Mich.; one son, Tad Tockey of Grand Rapids; one stepdaughter, Kascha of Kenesaw; and a sister, Judy Maughan of Hastings.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be given to the family.