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Lucille A. Christensen
Former Hastings resident Lucille A. (Seyfarth) Lanz Christensen, 90, died Monday Oct. 2, 1995, at Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Grand Island.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Church of Christ in Hastings with Steve Ginn officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens north of Hastings. Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at Livingston-Soderman Funeral Home in Grand Island.
Mrs. Christensen was born March 10, 1905, to Frank B. and Emma M. (Biegel) Seyfarth in Elgin, Ill. She grew up in the Elgin area and attended Elgin Public Schools. She moved with her family to Big Lake, Minn., where she completed her schooling. On July 8, 1924, she married Harry F. Lanz in Elk River, Minn. They lived in the Minneapolis and Big Lake areas. Her husband died Oct. 24, 1936. On Oct. 4, 1947, she married William A. Christensen in Minneapolis. In 1967 they moved to Hastings. Her husband died Jan. 4, 1984. In November 1990 she moved to Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was a member of Church of Christ in Hastings.
Survivors are two sons, Gordon Lanz of Lengby, Minn., and Doug Lanz of Turtle Lake, Wis.; one daughter, Harriet Hoglund of Grand Island; one stepson, James Christensen of Albany, Ga.; five stepdaughters, Elaine Pearson, Phyllis Weir and Leona Lundgran, all of Minneapolis, Carolyn Dedric of Endwell, N.Y., and Muriel Cemensky of New Prague, Minn; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; 36 stepgrandchildren; and 38 stepgreat-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a infant daughter and an infant brother.
Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association for stroke victims.

Anna Christensen
Minden resident Anna (Bergsten) Shannon Christensen, 88, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 1995, in the Long Term Care Unit at the Kearney County Health Service in Minden.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Bethany Lutheran Church in Minden with the Rev. Ed Treat officiating. Burial will be in Minden Cemetery. Visitation is 3:30-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.
Mrs. Christensen was born Sept. 17, 1907, to Fred and Anna (Anderson) Bergsten in Norman. She grew up in the Norman area. She graduated from Minden High School in 1925. On Feb. 10, 1926, she married Hubert Shannon. They lived in Norman. After her husband's death in 1964, she was a nurse's aide at Kearney County Community Hospital in Minden. In 1967, she married Ernest Christensen. They lived in Minden. She retired in 1972. Her husband died in 1988. In 1989 she moved to Long Term Care.
She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and was a volunteer at the hospital after retirement.
Survivors are two daughters, Eleanor Deisley of Norman and Maxine Jones of Holdrege; one son, Wes Shannon of Minden; two stepsons, Dale Christensen and Vernon Christensen, both of Minden; one sister, Edna Larsen of Holdrege; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; 10 stepgrandchildren; and 15 stepgreat-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by four brothers, one sister and three grandchildren.
A memorial fund has been established.

Norma J. Boyd
Hastings resident Norma J. (Becher) Boyd, 70, of 1132 Highland Drive died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 1995, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital.
Rosary is 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel. Services are 10 a.m. Friday at St. Michael's Catholic Church with the Rev. John J. McCabe officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery.
Mrs. Boyd was born June 12, 1925, to William C. and Josephine E. (Stovik) Becher in Columbus. She moved with her family to Hastings in 1935. She graduated from Hastings Senior High School in 1943 and attended Hastings College. On Sept. 17, 1949, she married Frank C. Boyd Jr. He died Jan. 5, 1982. She was corporate secretary of Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Hastings Inc.
She was a member of St. Cecilia's Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas and Lochland Country Club.
Survivors are five sons, Tim, Bill and Pat, all of Hastings, and Frank J. and Mike, both of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two brothers, Bill Becher of Fremont and Dick Becher of Portland, Ore.; and 12 grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital Foundation or St. Cecilia's Catholic Church Renovation Fund.

George R. Knutson
Edgar resident George R. Knutson, 91, of Community Care of Edgar died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 1995, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings.
Graveside services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Red Cloud Cemetery in Red Cloud with Harold Fox officiating. Urbauer-Williams Funeral Home of Edgar is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Knutson was born Aug. 1, 1904, to Andrew and Sylvia (Campbell) Knutson near Esbon in Jewell County, Kan. He married Florence E. Fogg. They farmed in the Red Cloud area. They moved to Edgar in 1993.
Survivors are his wife and several grandchildren.

Clyde L. Korb
Superior resident Clyde Leroy Korb, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 1995, at Good Samaritan Center in Superior.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Williams Funeral Home chapel in Superior with the Rev. Leland Smith officiating. Burial will be in Burr Oak Cemetery at Burr Oak, Kan.
Mr. Korb was born Feb. 5, 1909, to Frank and Belva (Galbreth) Korb on a farm in Jewell County, Kan. He grew up in the Jewell County area and attended File School District. On July 1, 1931, he married Ruth H. Engel at the Olive Hill parsonage. He farmed in Jewell County. He also had a seed business and raised laying hens. He retired in 1979. Sept. 29, 1980, they moved to Superior.
Survivors are his wife; two sons, Don of Superior and Barry of Salina, Kan.; two daughters, Cynthia Hintz of Deshler and Gayna Schoenrock of Hastings; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.

Thelma O. Durham
Former Hastings resident Thelma O. (Edwards) Durham, 88, of Fairfield, Ohio, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 1995, at Woodridge Retirement Center in Fairfield.
Services were Sept. 23 at Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home chapel in Armstrong, Iowa, with the Rev. John Werth officiating. Burial was in Armstrong Grove Cemetery in Armstrong.
Mrs. Durham was born June 1, 1907, to James and Hilda (Carlson) Edwards in Carmen, Ill. She married W.J. "Joe" Durham Oct. 18, 1931. They owned and operated the Durham Bakery in Hastings for many years. They moved to Cincinnati in April 1991.
She was a member of Evangelical Covenant Church in Hastings.
Survivors are her husband; one son, James of Cincinnati; one sister, Lillian White of Topeka, Kan.; one brother, Raymond Edwards of Armstrong, Iowa; five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Mabel E. Spady
Hastings resident Mabel E. (Denton) Spady, 82, of 745 N. Bellevue Ave. died Saturday, Sept. 30, 1995, at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Duane Nyce officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. Visitation is noon to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Spady was born Feb. 8, 1913, to Silas and Lorella (Drum) Denton in Herrick, S.D. She graduated from Edgar High School. On June 3, 1933, she married Fred Spady. She owned Hobby Haven ceramic shop in her home. She taught ceramics there for several years.
She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church and its Women's Association.
Survivors are her husband; two daughters, Marlene Skein of Littleton, Colo., and Pam Castleberry of Lake Head, Calif.; five sons, Jerry, Victor and Paul, all of Hastings, Robert of North Platte and Fredrick of Beatrice; one sister, Hazel Hefnider of Hastings; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Second Presbyterian Church.

Maude C. Hansen
Red Cloud resident Maude C. (Duval) Hansen, 90, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 1995, at Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Red Cloud with the Rev. Dennis R. Linton-Hendrick officiating. Burial will be in Red Cloud Cemetery. Simonson-Williams Funeral Home of Red Cloud is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hansen was born May 17, 1905, to Claude and Daisy (Wilson) Duval on the family farm northwest of Red Cloud. She attended rural School District 62. On May 18, 1926, she married Theodore McKinley Hansen in Smith Center, Kan. They farmed near Red Cloud. They retired in November 1978 and moved into Red Cloud.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Neighborly Neighbors FCE Club.
Survivors are her husband; two daughters, Mae Koch of Spencer, Iowa, and Phyllis Vasquez of Seward; three sons, Elton and Wayne, both of Dorchester, and Phil of Red Cloud; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
A memorial fund has been established.

Cora F. Martindale
Smith Center, Kan., resident Cora F. (Kindred) Martindale, 95, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 1995, at Smith Center Community Care Center in Smith Center.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery at Smith Center with the Rev. Jim Chamblee officiating. Visitation is until noon Wednesday at Simmons Funeral Home chapel in Smith Center.
Mrs. Martindale was born Dec. 12, 1899, to Daniel B. and Sarah (Case) Kindred in Pleasant Township in Smith County, Kan. In 1918, she married Clarence Martindale. He died in 1976. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Hope Rebekah Lodge No. 47, both in Smith Center.
Survivors are one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Audrey Ray.
Memorials may be given to First Presbyterian Church.

Glendoris 'Glenie' Ocker
Hastings resident Glendoris "Glenie" (Sommerfeld) Ocker, 72, of 713 Circle B died Sunday, Oct. 1, 1995, at Good Samaritan Village Villa Grace.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Tim Wiggins officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Ocker was born Oct. 8, 1922, in Nebraska. She was adopted by John H. and Minna (Kottwitz) Sommerfeld as an infant. She grew up in Pratt, Kan., and Blue Hill. On Jan. 23, 1965, she married Alfred A. Ocker. They lived in Glenvil. They moved to Hastings this past summer. She worked in several cafes in Glenvil and Hastings.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Glenvil. She also was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary No. 592 where she was president in 1983 and 1984 and a member of the Decoration Committee Eagles.
Survivors are her husband; one son, Larry V. McClure; one grandchild; and one stepgreat-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.
Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society or Nebraska Boys Ranch.

Lloyd J. Poen
Hastings resident Lloyd J. Poen, 78, of 603 E. 13th St. died Sunday, Oct. 1, 1995, at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Denzel Nonhof officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery.
Mr. Poen was born Nov. 1, 1916, in rural Pauline. He graduated from Pauline High School. He attended a business college. He was a bookkeeper for the sugar beet factory in Grand Island in the early 1940s. In January 1943, he married Eleanor Thaden. They farmed near Pauline. They moved to Hastings in 1991.
He was a member of Hanover Presbyterian Church near Glenvil where he was an elder and church treasurer.
He is survived by his wife.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Karen Kay.
Memorials may be given to Hanover Presbyterian Church.

Victor Stromer
Former Glenvil resident Victor Stromer, 78, of Valley County Nursing Home in Ord died Friday, Sept. 29, 1995, at Valley County Hospital in Ord.
Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel in Hastings with the Rev. Harold Stromer officiating. Burial with military rites will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery west of Glenvil. Visitation is 1-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Stromer was born Dec. 22, 1916, to Henry G. and Anna M. (Kopke) Stromer. He attended District 43 School. He served in the South Pacific during World War II. He was employed by Western Land Roller until retiring. He moved to Bartlett, later moving to Valley County Nursing Home due to illness.
Survivors are one sister, Carolina Johnson of Hastings; and three brothers, Louis, Simon and Donald J., all of Hastings.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.
Memorials may be given to First St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Hastings or Hanover Presbyterian Church in rural Adams County.

Nick P. Theoharis
Hastings resident Nick P. Theoharis, 55, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 1995, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital after a long bout with cancer.
Memorial services and prayer are 7:30 p.m. Thursday at D.W. Newcomers Funeral Home in Overland Park, Kan., with the Rev. Theoharis Theoharis officiating. Visitation is 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Theoharis was born Oct. 9, 1939, to Peter and Zoe (Nicolopoulos) Theoharis in Kansas City, Mo. He attended school in Kansas City, graduating from Westport High School. He joined the U.S. Marines in 1958. On Feb. 22, 1969, he married Connie Kallos. He was the owner of a lounge and restaurant in Kansas City and manager of Ponderosa Bowl in Hastings.
He was a member of Greek Orthodox Church in Kansas City, Kan., where he was past president, and the Elks Lodge in Hastings. He was a past member of AHEPA, a Greek organization. He was a Little League baseball coach and a board member of the American Junior Legion Baseball program in Hastings.
Survivors are his wife; and two sons, Pete of Kansas City, Mo., and Nicky of Hastings.
Memorials may be given to the family.

Wilfred P. Trausch
Roseland resident Wilfred P. Trausch, 84, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 1995, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings.
Rosary is 7:30 p.m. today and services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, both at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Roseland with the Rev. Thomas Au officiating. Burial will be in Roseland Cemetery. Brand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hastings is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Trausch was born Feb. 17, 1911, to John and Susan (Berres) Trausch near Holstein. On Nov. 27, 1945, he married Celestine Hoffman. He farmed in the Roseland area until retiring.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Crosier Lay Apostolate.
Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Barbara Brennan of Lincoln; two sons, Thomas and Philip, both of Roseland; three sisters, Irene Matyka of Medford, Wis., Margaret Kresha of Bakersfield, Calif., and Theresa Seiker of Elmwood; five brothers, Maurice, Ralph, Louis and Francis, all of Roseland, and Gerald of Spring Hill, Kan.; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet; and four brothers.
A memorial will be established.

Mary M. 'Marty' Parish
Former Red Cloud resident Mary Martha "Marty" (Summers) Parish, 58, of Alma died Sunday, Oct. 1, 1995, at Harlan County Hospital in Alma.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Banta-Torrey Funeral Home chapel in Alma with the Rev. Lyn Seiser officiating. The remains were cremated. Burial will be in Alma Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
Mrs. Parish was born Dec. 24, 1936, to Harold and Ivy Ernestine (Wallace) Summers in Xenia, Ohio. She attended school in Xenia. She moved to Savanna, Ga., at the age of 16 and graduated from high school in 1954. On Dec. 21, 1955, she married Howard Dean Parish in Ridgeland, S.C. They lived in Jamestown, Ohio. In 1957 they moved to Nebraska. They lived in Alma, Red Cloud, Oberlin, Kan., Natoma, Kan., and Great Bend, Kan., before returning to Alma in 1985. Her husband was a cattle buyer and helped his father in the auction business.
She grew up attending the Baptist Church. She attended the United Methodist Church in Alma. She was a past member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors are her husband; five daughters, Cheryl Mulch and Jennifer Kober, both of Colorado Springs, Colo., Pat Elsen of Estes Park, Colo., Becky Keil of Tucson, Ariz., and Julie Burke of Sun Prairie, Wis.; three sisters, Virginia Little of Dayton, Ohio, Lois Ann Steiner of Jamestown, Ohio, and Sharon Ann Perkins of Ellicott City, Md.; 10 grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; and one stepgreat-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
A memorial fund has been established.

Dennis C. Latham
Former Superior resident Dennis Charles Latham, 68, of Sun City, Ariz., died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1995, at Boswell Hospital in Sun City.
Memorial services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home chapel in Superior with Superior Masonic Lodge No. 121 A.M. & A.F. officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Mr. Latham was born Sept. 15, 1927, to Dennis Clyde and Anna Marie (Marshall) Latham in Superior. He graduated from Superior High School in 1945. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for one year. He served in the U.S. Army from 1946-47. He returned to Superior where he worked for Lionbergers. The store was later sold to Brown Shoe Fit Co., where he also worked. In 1959, he was transferred to Burlington, Iowa. The next year he transferred to Webster City, Iowa, where he was manager. He left the company in 1964. After living in Sioux Falls, S.D., for four years, he went to work for the Red Wing Shoe Co. He managed the franchise store in Lakewood, Colo., for 10 years. He then moved to Houston, Texas, where he was a training manager for eight years. He retired in 1992 and moved to Sun City.
He was a member of Superior Masonic Lodge No. 121 A.M. & A.F.
He is survived by a brother, Omer R. of Sun City.
He was preceded in death by a sister.

Florence M. Field
Former Jewell County, Kan., resident Florence Marjorie (Clemons) Field, 90, of Wichita, Kan., died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1995, at Westview Manor in Derby, Kan.
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Kramer Funeral Home chapel in Mankato, Kan., with the Rev. Thaddeus Hinkle officiating. Burial will be in Esbon Cemetery at Esbon, Kan. Visitation is this evening and Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Field was born Sept. 20, 1905, to Wilber Emory and Mary Grace (Fogo) Clemons in Otego, Kan. On Dec. 31, 1925, she married Clarence Everett Field in Mankato. He died June 25, 1980. She lived in Mankato and Burr Oak, Kan., before moving to Wichita 52 years ago.
She was a member of the VFW and American Legion auxiliaries.
Survivors are one daughter, Ila Schmid of Derby; four sons, Lowell and Max of Wichita, Lewis of Mountain View, Ark., and Joe of Copperas Cove, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Stanley W. Bond
Former Hastings resident Stanley W. Bond, 55, of Ogallala died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1995, at his home.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Richard Kothe officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Bond was born May 23, 1940, to Raymond G. and Violet A. (Sydow) Bond in Wadena, Minn. He graduated from Harvard High School in 1958. On July 30, 1941, he married Donna Hurst in Sutton. He later married Joyce Whitt.
Survivors are two daughters, Christy Robinson of Lincoln and Kimberly Bond Randolph of Hastings; one stepson, Todd Kehm of Grand Island; one stepdaughter, Tami Meier of Grand Island; his father, of Hastings; two brothers, Larry of Hastings and Gerald of Milford; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Memorials may be given to the family.

Marilyn Hupf
Hastings resident Marilyn Hupf, 62, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1995, at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Rosary is 7:30 p.m. at Butler-Volland Funeral Home. Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert Matya officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery.
Mrs. Hupf was born Feb. 2, 1933, to Peter and Bertha (Bonifas) Parr in Roseland. She graduated from Roseland High School in 1950. On May 4, 1957, she married Dale Hupf. He died Oct. 12, 1966. She was a homemaker. Her Hastings residence was 610 N. Pine Ave. until a month ago.
She was a member of St. Cecilia's Catholic Church and its Altar Society.
Survivors are two sons, Mark and Timothy, both of Hastings; one sister, Marie Klein of Hastings; and four brothers, Bernard Parr of Roseland, Donald Parr of Juniata, Gerald Parr of Hastings and James Parr of Glenwood, Iowa.
She also was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.
Memorials may be given to St. Cecilia's Catholic Church Renovation Fund.

Donald A. Hansen
Minden resident Donald A. Hansen, 66, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1995, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethany Lutheran Church in Minden with the Rev. Ed Treat officiating. Burial will be in Minden Cemetery. Visitation is 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.
Mr. Hansen was born Dec. 1, 1928, to Alfred and Oma (Murr) Hansen in Kearney County. He grew up in the Newark area. He graduated from Kearney High School in 1946. He served in the U.S. Army. On Sept. 13, 1958, he married Genene Classen. They farmed in the Newark and Minden areas.
He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, American Legion Post No. 94 and Rotary Club, all in Minden, and the Elks Club in Kearney.
Survivors are his wife; two sons, Stephen of Minden and Michael of Kearney; one daughter, Michelle Pieper of Minden; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Craig A. Hadley
Craig Allen Hadley, stillborn son of Hastings residents Bruce and Cheryl (Barth) Hadley of 1940 W. Ninth St., died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1995, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital.
Private graveside services were to be today at Parkview Cemetery with the Rev. Harold D. Stromer officiating. Butler-Volland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are his parents; grandparents, Roy and Beverly Barth and Jim and Ellamae Hadley, all of Hastings; and great-grandmother, Frances Hoffman of Hastings.
He was preceded in death by a grandmother, Gwen Hadley.

Mable Doyle
Former Guide Rock resident Mable (Greenhalph) Reed Doyle, 94, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1995, at Good Samaritan Center in Superior.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Guide Rock with the Rev. Dennis R. Linton-Hendrick officiating. Burial will be in Guide Rock Cemetery. Simmonson-Williams Funeral Home of Red Cloud is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Doyle was born Feb. 22, 1901, to James H. and Viola (Hubbard) Greenhalgh in Eckley in Webster County. She attended rural schools, Cowles High School and graduated from Guide Rock High School in 1917. She taught country school in Webster County for three years. On May 18, 1920, she married Buren Reed. They farmed southeast of Guide Rock. In 1960, they moved into Guide Rock. Her husband died in 1963. In September 1975, she married Harold Doyle. They lived in Guide Rock. He died in 1983.
She was a member of Guide Rock United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and a 70-year member of the Guide Rock Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors are one daughter, JoAnne Reed of Guide Rock; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a grandchild.
Memorials may be given to the Guide Rock Cemetery Fund.

Ervin Henkel
Bruning resident Ervin Henkel, 85, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1995, in Hebron.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bruning with the Rev. Vern Barlow officiating. Burial will be in Carleton Cemetery at Carleton. Visitation is 3-8 p.m. today at Price Funeral Home in Hebron and 11 a.m. until services Saturday at the church.
Mr. Henkel was born Nov. 25, 1909, in Powell. His wife, Lena, died in 1989.
Survivors are one daughter, Donna Stoll of Lincoln; one son, Jerry of Lincoln; one brother, George of Davenport; one sister, Maybelle Clark of Davenport; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by four brothers, three sisters and one great-grandchild.
Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church in Bruning.

Albert E. Schilling Sr.
Former Bladen resident Albert E. Schilling Sr., 70, of Slater, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1995, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Merten-Butler Mortuary chapel in Blue Hill with the Rev. Vonda Crowe officiating. Burial will be in Eastlawn Cemetery in Bladen.
Mr. Schilling was born July 23, 1925, to John F. And Emma (Butler) Shilling in Shroyer, Kan. He lived in Hastings for many years before moving to Bladen. On Feb. 15, 1979, he married Isa Fay Bates. He was employed by Hall Brothers Construction in Marysville, Kan., for 11 years, Union Pacific Railroad for three years and Howard Rock Quarries in Miami, Mo. and Slater City Park for three years.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Slater.
Survivors are his wife; one son, Bob of Hastings; three daughters, Opal Spicknall of Bladen, Mona Flower of Wichita, Kan., and Kathy Schilling of Memphis, Tenn.; three sisters, Vina Newman of Blue Rapids, Kan., Mildred Buck of Salem, Ore., and Dolly Toburen of Waterville, Kan.; 12 grandchildren; and eight stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, one daughter, two brothers and one sister.
A memorial has been established.

Delbert H. Sharp
Esbon, Kan., resident Delbert Harry Sharp, 73, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 1995, in Superior.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nazarene Church in Burr Oak, Kan., with the Rev. Leland Smith officiating. Burial will be in Burr Oak Cemetery. Williams Funeral Home of Superior is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Sharp was born March 6, 1922, to Charles Edward and Violet (Neischwander) Sharp in Lucas, Kan. He attended school in Pryor, Okla., for a short time. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-46 as a military policeman. On June 24, 1953, he married Mildred Arlene Bell in Superior. They lived in Superior where he worked for the Ideal Cement Plant for 38 years. In 1989 he retired to Esbon. His wife died Nov. 20, 1989.
He attended the Nazarene Church in Burr Oak and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 0368 of Esbon.
Survivors are three sons, Ronald of Grand Island, Ray of Lucas, Kan., and Leon of Korea; three daughters, Shirley McMains of Burr Oak, Elois Osborn of Superior and Ruth Duke of Sacramento, Calif.; two sisters, Betty Simmons of Jay, Okla., and Pearl Dirck of Superior; 26 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by four brothers.

Kenneth C. Turner
Hastings resident Kenneth Clayton Turner, 82, of 1230 N. Saunders Ave. died Thursday, Nov. 2, 1995, at his home.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Dr. Joe Scahill and Ted Uhlig officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery near Trumbull. Butler-Volland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Turner was born Dec. 18, 1912, to Charles and Anna (Perry) Turner near Trumbull. On April 19, 1935, he married Mina D. Phelps in Trumbull. He farmed near Trumbull from 1930-77. In April 1963, they moved to Hastings. He continued to help his son and grandsons farm until his death. His wife died in 1993.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors are one son, Dennis of Hastings; two daughters, Jeanette Bowker of Blacksburg, Va., and Julie Hein of Marshall, Minn.; four sisters, Florence Karlin of Denver, Colo., Dorothy Wood of Palmyra, Elberta Mankin of Grand Island and LaVerne Bish of Lincoln; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Memorials may be given to the Kenneth and Mina Turner Scholarship Fund or First United Methodist Church.

Vaughn D. Wisker
Hastings resident Vaughn D. Wisker, 82, of 1722 W. Sixth St. died Thursday, Nov. 2, 1995, at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Arthur Schakat officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. Visitation is 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. until services Monday at the funeral home.
Mr. Wisker was born April 23, 1913, to William and Katherine (Winter) Wisker on a farm east of Minden. He attended rural School District 15 and then Minden High School. After his father's death, he moved to Minden and was employed in Hastings. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. On Jan. 22, 1942, he married Leona Kissler in Hastings. They lived in Hastings. He worked at Fuller Buick and later at Thaut's Auto Body.
He was a member of New York Avenue Congregational Church.
Survivors are his wife; one sister, Edna James of Hastings; and one brother, Virgil of Buffalo, Wyo.
He was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.
Memorials may be given to the family.


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