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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.
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
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
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
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.
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
Lavern D. Alloway
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Elizabeth C. Hoffman
Barbara L. Beale
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
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
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
Gerald C. Andersen
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
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
Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Kathlene Smith of Hastings; one
son; one sister; and five grandchildren.
Pamela S. Garner
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
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
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
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
Survivors include her parents; two sisters; one brother; two grandmothers,
including Gloria Kottwitz of Hastings; and a great-grandmother, Emma Kort
Menno J. Murman
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.