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Gerald B. Stadler
Minden resident Gerald B. Stadler, 67, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at Bethany Home in Minden.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Evangelical Free Church in Minden with the Rev. Jerry Classen officiating. Burial will be in Minden Cemetery. Visitation is 3-5 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.

Mr. Stadler was born Jan. 17, 1930, to Jesse and Stella (Rodine) Stadler in Minden. He was born with Downs Syndrome and lived with his parents. He and his mother moved to Bethany Home in 1989.

He was a member of the Evangelical Free Church.

Survivors are his mother; and one sister, Janelle Blue of Aurora, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his father.
 

Maude E. Harris
Red Cloud resident Maude E. (Shipman) Harris, 96, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud.
Memorial services are 11 a.m. Friday at Simonson-Williams Funeral Home chapel in Red Cloud with the Rev. Royce Rexilius officiating.

Mrs. Harris was born Dec. 17, 1900, to Ernest and Ella (Amack) Shipman in Narka, Kan. She attended Red Cloud schools, graduating in 1917. She taught in country schools for two years. In 1919, she married Vernon Harris. They lived in the Red Cloud area. Her husband died March 19, 1960.

She was a Pink Lady volunteer at the Webster County Community Hospital and also was a volunteer at Willa Cather museum.

Survivors are one daughter, Vera Krogram of Richfield, Minn.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
 

Erwin V. Dunbar
Former Guide Rock resident the Rev. Erwin V. Dunbar, 98, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Simonson-Williams Funeral Home chapel in Red Cloud with the Rev. Scott Dunning officiating. Burial will be in Guide Rock Cemetery at Guide Rock.

The Rev. Dunbar was born June 2, 1898, to Slyzanion C. and Almyra E. Dunbar southeast of Guide Rock. He attended rural School District 4 in Webster County and Guide Rock High School. He studied theology at Miltonvale, Kan. On June 30, 1926, he married Laura Etta Estep in Guide Rock. They lived in Bazine, Kan., where he was pastor of a church. They later returned to Guide Rock. In 1928 he was ordained by the Assembly of God Church. In 1940 they moved to Long Island, Kan. They returned to Guide Rock in 1945. In 1947 they moved to Ruskin where he was a pastor. He also served in a church in Oak. They moved to Ord for a short time. In 1960 they moved to Superior. In 1964 he retired and they returned to Guide Rock. In July 1987 they moved to Omaha. His wife died March 1, 1990.

Survivors are one son, Elwin of Omaha; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by two sons and a great-grandchild.
 

Hazel W. Hilyard
Former Superior resident Hazel W. Hilyard, 80, of Tulsa, Okla., died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, in Tulsa.
Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Tulsa. Additional services are 11 a.m. Friday at Kate Lyne Chapel of United Methodist Church in Superior with the Rev. L. Patterson Culligan officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery north of Superior. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior.

Miss Hilyard was born Dec. 6, 1916, to Earl D. and Elsie B. (Bashford) Hilyard in Superior. She attended schools in Superior and Clay Center. She served in the WAAC during World War II. She moved to Joplin, Mo., and later Tulsa. She worked at Boulder Bank. She retired after 25 years of service.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Tulsa since 1953 and served in several volunteer positions, including those involving the church library and Rotary luncheons. She also was a member of P.E.O.

Survivors are one son, David Bruce Stewart of Broken Arrow, Okla.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church Library Fund or Beacon Sunday School Class, both in Tulsa.
 

Florence Bailey
Former Guide Rock resident Florence (Relselt) Bailey, 85, of Weeping Water died Thursday, Jan. 23, 1997, at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Services were to be at 9:30 a.m. today at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Nebraska City with Bishop Donald Dea officiating. Graveside services were to be at 3:30 p.m. at Guide Rock Cemetery at Guide Rock. Gude Mortuary of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bailey was born July 16, 1911, to Fred and Mabel (Duffy) Relselt in Guide Rock. On March 25, 1930, she married Claude L. Bailey in Mankato, Kan. He died Sept. 3, 1960. She operated a Mode O Day dress shop in Plattsmouth for many years. 

She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Survivors are four daughters, Nancy Bracken of Weeping Water, Myrtle Delka of Guide Rock, Maybelle Ruxton of Hastings and Jean Loya of Clifton, Ariz.; three sons, Ward D. of Plattsmouth, Gerold of Murray and Nicholas of Lincoln; one sister, Doris Rickerd of Chambers; 28 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She also was preceded in death by one sister, one brother and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to Tabitha Home Health Care or the Arthritis Foundation.
 

Lavern D. Alloway
Kenesaw resident Lavern D. "Al" Alloway, 61, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at Veterans Hospital in Omaha.
Services are pending with Jackson-Wilson Funeral Home in Kenesaw.

Linda Mazour

Rural Blue Hill resident Linda Mazour, 54, died Tuesday, Jan. 28. 1997, at Community Care of Blue Hill.

Services are pending with Merten-Butler Mortuary of Blue Hill.
 

John W. McNulty
Superior resident John W. McNulty, 81, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at Good Samaritan Center in Superior.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home chapel in Superior with the Rev. Joan Gaines officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery north of Superior. Visitation is until 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. McNulty was born Sept. 5, 1915, to William S. and Mary (Saul) McNulty near Superior. He attended school at Valley Home. He graduated from Nora High School in 1932. He farmed. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on a mine sweeper in the Pacific Theater. He worked for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for 30 years in Superior, Norton, Kan., and Beloit, Kan. On Nov. 8, 1953, he married Cleona Cecil Wilson in Superior. In 1955 they adopted Agnes Cramer's two children after her death in a car accident. Cramer was his sister. His wife died Sept. 11, 1982.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Lions Club, VFW and American Legion Post, all in Superior.

Survivors are one daughter, Janis Anderson of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Dean of Ventura, Calif.; two sisters, Miriam Peterson of Lincoln and Helen Horstman of Knoxville, Iowa; and three grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by an adopted son, Robert.

Memorials may be given to the family.
 

George Raymond Tawzer
Hastings resident George "Raymond" Tawzer, 87, of 410 S. Garfield Ave. died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at his home.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Ted Uhlig officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens north of Hastings. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Tawzer was born Nov. 16, 1909, to the Rev. James J. and Myrtle (Palmer) Tawzer in Arcadia. He served in World War II in Leyte and the Philippines. He moved to Hastings in 1947. On Dec. 28, 1966, he married Lorraine Gerlock. She died Oct. 14, 1982. He was a carpenter for Cook Construction.

He was a member of New York Avenue Congregational Church.

He is survived by one sister, A. Ruth Davis of Hastings.

He also was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

Memorials may be given to New York Avenue Congregational Church.
 

Virginia E. Jackson
Hastings resident Virginia E. (Nodlinski) Jackson, 80, of 721 E. First Ave. No. 227, Goldbeck Towers, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital.
Rosary is 7 p.m. Thursday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel. Services are 10 a.m. Friday at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert A. Matya officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery.

Mrs. Jackson was born Dec. 26, 1916, to Frank and Elizabeth (Zalewski) Nodlinski in Elba. She attended St. Cecilia High School and graduated from Hastings Senior High School. On July 3, 1954, she married Harry C. Jackson Jr. She was a position classifier for the FBI in Washington, D.C. She later worked for the U.S. Army in Germany. After the death of her husband and son, Harry C. III, in a plane accident in 1972, she returned to Hastings. She worked at Maurice's in the Imperial Mall. She retired in 1983.

She was a member of St. Cecilia's Catholic Church and its Altar Society, Catholic Daughters of America, National American Association of Retired Persons and Good Samaritan Village Auxiliary.

Survivors are one daughter, DeDe Witte of Hastings; two sisters, Dorothy Schaffroth and Dolores Burchess, both of Hastings; and four grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the family's choice.
 

Linda M. Mazour
Blue Hill resident Linda M. (Smidt) Mazour, 54, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at Community Care of Blue Hill.
Rosary is 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Merten-Butler Mortuary in Blue Hill. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Blue Hill with the Rev. James Schrader officiating. Burial will be in Blue Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Mazour was born Oct. 28, 1942, to Klaus and Leona (Beyke) Smidt in Hastings. She grew up in Superior. On Feb. 6, 1962, she married Raymond Mazour. They moved to a farm east of Blue Hill.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and its Altar Society.

Survivors are her husband; three daughters, Sheila Heilman and Shelly Bruntz, both of Hastings, and Teresa Dressman of Superior; her mother of Superior; two brothers, Gilbert Smidt and Marvin Smidt, both of Superior; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, one brother and one grandchild.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the family.
 

Noah S. Swift Sr.
Hastings resident Noah S. Swift (Crockery) Sr., 86, of 702 S. Lincoln Ave. died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at his home.
Services and burial will be in Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington, Texas, at a later date. Butler-Volland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Swift was born Aug. 30, 1910, to Allan and Margaret (Kills Enemy) Swift Crockery in Rosebud, S.D. He attended St. Francis Mission School in South Dakota and Haskell Indian School in Kansas on a basketball scholarship. He married Germaine Smith. She preceded him in death. He was a steel worker and built dams. He moved to Vancouver, Wash., where he worked in the shipyards. He moved to Hastings where he was a boilerman at the Naval Ammunition Depot. He later moved to Dallas and retired as a painter for the city of Dallas. He returned to Hastings 15 years ago.

Survivors are one daughter, Norma Fielder of Hastings; three brothers, Ivan T. of Arlington, Woodrow K. of Tacoma, Wash., and Noah S. Jr. of Grand Prairie, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by four sisters.

Memorials may be given to family's choice.
 

George R. Hoffman
Former Hastings resident George Reiner Hoffman, 61, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa, from injuries received in an automobile/snow plow accident near Parkersburg, Iowa.
There will be no visitation or services. Butler-Volland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hoffman was born Feb. 5, 1935, to Henry George and Frances (Bunting) Hoffman in Hastings. He graduated from Hastings Senior High School. He received a bachelor's degree from Hastings College and a doctorate from Washington State University in Pullman. He taught at the University of Denver. He was chairman of the Department of Biology at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. He later was employed by the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. He was the former head of the Department of Biology at the University of Iowa and was serving as professor of biology at the time of his death.

Survivors are two sons, Adam of Fort Collins, Colo., and Jonathan of Oaklawn, Ill.; one sister, Beverly Barth of Hastings; and one grandchild.

Elizabeth C. Hoffman
Friday, Jan. 31, 1997
Former Hastings resident Elizabeth C. (Flammang) Hoffman, 83, of Atco, N.J., died Friday, Jan. 31, 1997, at Harvest Village Health Care Center in Atco.

Elizabeth C. Hoffman
Friday, Jan. 31, 1997
Rosary for former Hastings resident Elizabeth C. Hoffman, 83, of Atco, N.J., who died Friday, Jan. 31, 1997, in New Jersey, is 9:45 a.m. Monday and services are 10 a.m. Monday, both at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church in Hastings with Monsignor John J. McCabe officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Sunday at Butler Volland Funeral Home.
 

Barbara L. Beale
Burr Oak, Kan., resident Barbara Lee (Carpenter) Beale, 63, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan.
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Christian Church in Burr Oak with the Rev. Tim Veasey officiating. Private family burial will be at Burr Oak Cemetery. Melby Mortuary of Mankato, Kan., is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Beale was born March 7, 1933, to Frank and Flora Carpenter. On June 1, 1952, she married Elixis Jay Beale at the Christian Church in Burr Oak. He died March 18, 1994. She worked in the White Rock School cafeteria.

She was a member of Christian Church and its CWF group.

Survivors are three sons, Brad and Terry, both of Woodson, Texas, and Dennis of Brookville, Kan.; two daughters, Kelly Sahl of McCoy, Colo., and Sue Foster of Lyons, Kan.; one sister, Betty McDonald of Yuma, Ariz.; three brothers, George Norton of Yuma, Randall Norton of Smith Center, Kan., and Roger Norton of Apol, Wyo.; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be given to White Rock U.S.D. 104 School Library in Burr Oak.
 

Herbert Hannemann
Hastings resident the Rev. Herbert R. Hannemann, 92, of 514 Lane I died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion.
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd with the Rev. John L. Ross officiating. Burial will be in Glenvil Cemetery at Glenvil. Visitation is 1-9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. until noon Friday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home. The family will be present from 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

Rev. Hannemann was born March 23, 1904, to Carl and Emilie (Borchaardt) Hannemann in Ramona, S.D. He graduated from Wartburg College in Clinton, Iowa, and graduated from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1930. He served in Stanton, N.D., from 1930-34. He was a missionary in New Guinea from 1934-68 except for the war years of 1941-46. He was the linguist who translated the New Testament into Kuman, the local language. On June 25, 1930, he married Olinda Martin. She preceded him in death. In 1980 he moved to Good Samaritan Village from Fairbury, Ill.

Survivors are one son, the Rev. Robert of Monticello, Iowa; one daughter, Carolyn Randall of Lake Zurich, Ill.; and four grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by seven brothers and three sisters.

Memorials may be given to Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.
 

Laura R. Lindsay
Former Hastings resident Laura R. (Weaver) Lindsay, 90, of Holdrege died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at Methodist Memorial Homes in Holdrege.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Nelson-Harris Funeral Home in Holdrege with the Rev. J.C. Browne officiating. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery near Doniphan. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Lindsay was born Jan. 19, 1907, to Amasa Raliegh and Luella "Nellie" (Robinson) Weaver in Harvard. She attended Harvard Public School. She graduated from Harvard High School in 1926. She attended Hastings College, where she studied primary education and music. On Sept. 6, 1927, she married Frank Wesley Lindsay. They lived in Hastings. Her husband was the owner and operator of Lindsay Sign Co., of which she was secretary and bookkeeper. She later operated a gift and art shop on East Side Boulevard. Her husband died in 1959. She then was a representative of Kansas-Nebraska Gas Co. as a Home Economics demonstrator and lecturer. She later worked for Weyerhauser Co. In 1969 she moved to Holdrege from Minden where she had lived for seven years. In 1991 she moved to Methodist Memorial Homes.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Chapter H, P.E.O., both of Holdrege, and Order of the Eastern Star of Minden. She was past member of the Hastings Chambers of Commerce, Dinner Club and Soroptimist Club, all of Hastings.

Survivors are one son, Frank W. of Holdrege; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
 

Gerald C. Andersen
Ong resident Gerald C. "Jerry" Andersen, 72, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at Parker Dam, Calif.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Ong United Methodist Church with the Rev. Connie Buehler officiating. Burial will be in Ong Cemetery. Kohler Mortuary of Sutton is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Andersen was born Dec. 25, 1924, to John and Dora (Larsen) Andersen on a farm near Ong. He attended rural school in Clay County. He graduated from Edgar High School in 1943. On May 26, 1946, he married Doris Tooker in Edgar. She died Sept. 10, 1975. On July 23, 1977, he married Sharon Risor in Ong. He farmed in the Ong area. He also did custom combing until 1969. He then did custom baling until the mid 1980s.

He was a member of Ong United Methodist Church.

Survivors are his wife; two daughters, Barb Merrick of Sutton and Jolene Anderson of Ong; one stepson, Don Mosley of The Colony, Texas; one stepdaughter, JeanE Lautenschlager of Oak; one brother, Gene of Ong; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary.

Memorials may be given to Ong United Methodist Church.
 

Janis F. Clark
Lincoln resident Janis F. Clark, 59, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, in Lincoln.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lincoln. Graveside services are 3 p.m. Friday at Hampton Cemetery at Hampton. Roper & Sons Funeral Services of Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors are one son, Darin of Hastings; one daughter; one brother; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to Redeemer Lutheran Church.
 

Arnold R. Krohn
Holdrege resident Arnold R. Krohn, 77, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 1997, in Holdrege.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Baptist church in Holdrege. Burial with military rites will be in Prairie Home Cemetery at Holdrege. Nelson-Harris Funeral Home of Holdrege is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Kathlene Smith of Hastings; one son; one sister; and five grandchildren.
 

Pamela S. Garner
Hebron resident Pamela S. (Bailey) Garner, 37, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1997, in Lincoln.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Price Funeral Home chapel in Hebron with the Rev. Hugh Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Hebron. Visitation is until 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until services Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Garner was born Feb. 8, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio.

Survivors are her husband, Robert; one daughter, Melissa Roland of Hebron; two sons, Michael Thomas and Matthew Parker, both of Hebron; and her father and stepmother, Thomas R. and Natalie Bailey, both of Dayton.

Memorials may be given to the family.
 

Charles H. Ebbeka
Geneva resident Charles H. Ebbeka, 79, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1997, in Geneva.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Carleton with the Rev. Jonathan Jensen officiating. Burial with military rites will be in Carleton City Cemetery. Visitation is at Farmer and Son Funeral Home in Geneva.

Mr. Ebbeka was born in Geneva and had formerly lived in Carleton.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the family.
 

Gayle E. Phillips
Hastings resident Gayle E. Phillips, 60, of 2408 W. Sixth St., died Friday, Jan. 31, 1997, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital.
Services are 10 am. Tuesday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Beverly Minor officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. 

Mr. Phillips was born July 30, 1936, to Eugene Clay and Stella Ruth (Kinch) Phillips in Hastings. He attended Hastings Senior High School. On Oct. 4, 1959, he married Ramona Robinson. He was a truck driver for Red & White Transfer.

Survivors are his wife; three sons, Dale, Tim and Ken, all of Hastings; one daughter, Barb Warburton of Hastings; one brother, Stanley of Austin, Texas; three sisters, Marjorie Mooney of Richmond, Va., Janice McBride of Juniata and Ruthann Hamik of Chappell; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Memorials may be given to the family's choice.
 

Clifford A. Souchek
Deweese resident Clifford Alton Souchek, 88, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 1997, at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion.
Graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Fairfield Cemetery in Fairfield with the Rev. Edward Werner officiating. Visitation is Sunday through Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Home in Clay Center.

Mr. Souchek was born June 18, 1908, to John Frank and Minnie (Werner) Souchek in Fairfield. He graduated from Edgar High School in 1925. He attended Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln where he lettered two years in football. He played baseball in Hastings, Holdrege and with the Nebraska Independent League. He was employed with Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph and later served as a U.S. postal clerk. He served in the U.S. Army from June 1942 to November 1945. After the service, he returned as a railroad postal clerk in Omaha. He retired in 1965 and moved to Deweese.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Memorials may be given to the Church of Christ in Deweese.
 

Anita R. Nickman
Rural Kearney resident Anita R. Nickman, 22, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1997, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney. Burial will be in Kearney Cemetery.

Survivors include her parents; two sisters; one brother; two grandmothers, including Gloria Kottwitz of Hastings; and a great-grandmother, Emma Kort of Hastings.
 

Menno J. Murman
Hastings resident Menno John Murman, 73, of 806 Madden Road died Thursday, Jan. 30, 1997, at Good Samaritan Village Villa Grace.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church west of Glenvil with the Rev. Clinton L. McDonald officiating. Burial with military rites will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Churchyard Cemetery. Butler-Volland Funeral Home in Hastings is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Murman was born June 12, 1923, to Wessel and Grace (Memmen) Murman in Glenvil. He graduated from Glenvil High School in 1941. He served in the U.S. Army from Feb. 20, 1945, to Dec. 11, 1946. On Jan. 5, 1947, he married Frances Larsen in Louisville. He was a dairy farmer near Glenvil.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church Council, Glenvil Board of Education, Mid-America Dairy, American Legion in Glenvil and Federal Land Bank. He was a Clay County Halter Holders 4-H leader and a lifetime member of the American Dairy Shrine. He received the Hastings Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmer Award in 1957; Federal Land Bank Golden Anniversary Medal in 1967; Nebraska Distinguished Dairyman in 1981 and many other dairy production awards.

Survivors are his wife; three daughters, Donna Meyer of Hastings; Dee Murman of Lincoln; and Peg Engberg of Glenvil; two sons, Dave and Jim, both of Glenvil; his mother; two brothers, Carl of Glenvil and Elmer of Hastings; three sisters, Hermina Stromer, Freida Ocker and Mary Harms, all of Glenvil; and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and a son, Larry.

Memorials may be given to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Villa Grace or the Alzheimer's Association.


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