Miscellaneous Adams County, Nebraska Obituaries

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Hazel J. Uldrich
Former Milligan resident Hazel J. Uldrich, 91, of Fairmont died Sunday, July 20, 1997, in Geneva.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Farmer and Son Funeral Home chapel in Geneva. Burial will be in Bohemian National Cemetery at Milligan. Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Uldrich was born in Milligan. She married Frank E. Uldrich. He preceded her in death.

Survivors are one son, Myron of Fairmont; one daughter, Marlene Buerer of Geneva; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to the family.
 

Roy E. Anderson
Minden resident Roy Edward Anderson, 91, died Saturday, July 19, 1997, at Bethany Home in Minden.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bethany Lutheran Church south of Axtell with the Rev. Lavern Larkowski officiating. Burial will be in Bethany Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation is 3-5 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. today at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.

Mr. Anderson was born Jan. 5, 1906, to August and Sarah (Anderson) Anderson on a farm in Kearney County. He attended Axtell High School for two years. He graduated from Minden High School in 1924. He worked for different farmers for five years before establishing his own farm one mile from his birthplace. On Aug. 18, 1935, he married Dorothy Iola Nelson. In 1971 he retired and they moved to Minden. His wife died in 1994. He moved to Bethany Home in 1996.

He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, where he served on several committees, including expanding the Endowment Fund for the Bethany Church Cemetery. He was a charter member of the Kearney County Farm Bureau and served on the governing boards of several organizations including Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, a township board, Bethany Lutheran Church and Keene Elevator. He helped establish the Minden Senior Center.

He is survived by one sister, Amy Nelson of Minden.

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

Memorials may be given to Bethany Home of Minden or Bethany Lutheran Church of Axtell Building Fund.
 

Magdalena L. Grannemann
Hastings resident Magdalena L. (Hayen) Grannemann, 98, died Sunday, July 20, 1997, at Good Samaritan Village Villa Grace.
Rosary is 9:45 a.m. and services are 10 a.m., both Wednesday at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church with the Rev. James Meysenburg officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. Butler-Volland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Grannemann was born Sept. 27, 1898, to William T. and Melinda L. (Menard) Hayen in Lincoln. She married Luke Grannemann. He preceded her in death. She lived in the Hastings area for more than 75 years.

She was a member of St. Cecilia's Catholic Church and its Altar Society, Catholic Daughters, WWI Auxiliary and Crosier Apostolate.

She is survived by one brother, Joseph Hayen of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

She also was preceded in death by five sisters.

Memorials may be given to St. Cecilia's Renovation Fund or Crosier Fathers and Brothers.
 

Gary C. Krous
Hastings resident Gary Carl Krous, 42, of 1810 Bateman Ave. died Sunday, July 20, 1997, at his home.
Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home chapel in Harvard with the Rev. Stanley Crawford officiating. Burial will be in Harvard Cemetery at Harvard.

Mr. Krous was born July 30, 1954, to Leo and Laura (Rollins) Krous in Hastings. He attended Harvard High School. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1973-75. He was a self-employed construction carpenter for the past 17 years.

Survivors are one son, Christopher McKimmey of Hastings; his parents of Beatrice; two sisters, Eudora Arrants and Jeannie Pope, both of Beatrice; and two brothers, Larry of Lincoln and Bill of Beatrice.

Memorials may be given to the family.
 

Thelma L. Lahners
Carleton resident Thelma L. (Leff) Lahners, 71, died Friday, July 18, 1997, at Community Care of Edgar in Edgar.
Memorial services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Carleton with the Rev. Jonathan Jensen officiating. The remains were cremated. There will be no visitation. Price Funeral Home of Hebron is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Lahners was born March 7, 1926, to Theodore and Mary (Hartley) Leff in Carleton. She was a homemaker. She married Wayne D. Lahners. He preceded her in death.

Survivors are two sons, Don of Carleton and Jerry of Orange, Calif.; one brother, Wilbur Leff of Valdosta, Ga.; two sisters, Donna Ahrenkiel of Omaha and Joan Faulkner of Carleton; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to Carleton Rescue Unit or Zion Lutheran Church.
 

Ellen Hudiburgh
Rural Superior resident Ellen (McNichols) Hudiburgh, 86, died Saturday, July 19, 1997, in Mankato, Kan.
Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home chapel in Superior with the Rev. Robert Elwell officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery near North Branch, Kan. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until services Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Hudiburgh was born Jan. 28, 1911, to Wilbur and Maude (Moon) McNichols near Burr Oak, Kan. She attended country schools in Canada and Kansas. She graduated from North Branch Friends Academy at North Branch. On April 22, 1931, she married Gail Hudiburgh at her aunt's home in North Branch. In 1948 they moved to a farm south of Superior.

She was raised in the Quaker faith. She later joined the Olive Hill Church south of Superior where she was a member of the Ladies Aid and Missionary Society and taught Sunday school and Bible school classes. She was a member of E.H.U. in the Harrison Township and Superior Art Guild. She also was a 4-H leader.

Survivors are her husband; two daughters, Lorna Wilton of rural Superior and Karen Price of Nehalem, Ore.; one brother, Donald McNichols of Stanwood, Wash.; two grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; and one stepgreat-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Wendel D.; two brothers and two sisters.

Memorials may be given to the family.
 

Mary L. Helmann
Former Hastings resident Sister Mary Louise Helmann, 85, died Thursday, July 10, 1997, at Sansbury Infirmary in St. Catharine, Ky.
Services were July 15 at Sansbury Infirmary Chapel. Burial was in St. Catharine Cemetery. Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home of Springfield, Ky., was in charge of arrangements.

Sister Helmann was born Aug. 31, 1911, to George Sr. and Louise (Hoffman) Helmann in Hastings. She attended St. Cecilia grade school and Immaculate Conception Academy. She graduated from the University of Nebraska and attended Xavier College in Chicago and Sienna College in Memphis, Tenn. She entered the Dominican Sisters Order in St. Catharine in 1934. She taught school for 49 years in Nebraska, Tennessee and Illinois. After retiring she lived in McCook and Grand Island before moving to St. Catharine in 1993.

Survivors are two sisters, Anna Marie Daevel of Oconomowoc, Wis., and Patricia Helmann of Hastings.

She was preceded in death by four brothers.
 

Betty M. Heartwell
Salzburg, Austria, resident Betty M. (Mattison) Heartwell, 95, died Sunday, July 29, 1997, in Salzburg.
Graveside services are 9 a.m. Thursday at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings with the Rev. Cheryl Ann Elfond officiating. Butler-Volland Funeral Home of Hastings is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Heartwell was married to former Hastings resident Chauncey Barrows Heartwell. He preceded her in death.
 

Beverly Gaudreault
Hastings resident Beverly J. Gaudreault, 70, of 1427 N. Hewett Ave. died Monday, July 21, 1997, at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion.
Private family services will be at a later date. There will be no visitation. Brand-Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Miss Gaudreault was born July 9, 1927, to Oliver and Viola E. (Landcaster) Gaudreault in Hastings. She was a retired secretary and a lifelong Hastings resident.

Survivors are one brother, Robert Gaudreault of Hastings.
 

Edna D. Oellerich
Oak resident Edna D. (Doring) Oellerich, 87, died Sunday, July 20, 1997, at Community Care of Edgar.
Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oak First Community Church in Oak with the Rev. Leslie Warner officiating. Burial will be in Davenport City Cemetery at Davenport. Visitation is 3-9 p.m. today at Urbauer-Price Funeral Home in Davenport and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.

Mrs. Oellerich was born May 22, 1910, to Herman and Millie (Kassebaum) Doring in Davenport. She married Carl Oellerich. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker.

She also was preceded in death by one son, Wilbert; one brother and two sisters.

Memorials may be given to Oak First Community Church or Community Care of Edgar.
 

Ralph R. Rickard
Hastings resident Ralph Ralston Rickard, 88, of 524 Lane H died Tuesday, July 22, 1997, at his home.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Cheryl Ann Elfond officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery at Grand Island.

Mr. Rickard was born April 2, 1909, to Louis P. and Adelaide (Irvine) Rickard in Nelson. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942-45. In 1947 he moved to the Hastings area from Springfield, Ill. On Dec. 8, 1951, he married Viola M. McCone in Hastings. She died Feb. 14, 1997. He worked in the personnel department at Dutton-Lainson Co. for 27 years. He retired in 1974.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder and deacon, and the Adams County Genealogical Society.

He is survived by a sister, Vivian Alvic of Coronado, Calif.

He also was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.

Memorials may be given to First Presbyterian Church.
 

Geraldine Ingram
Smith Center, Kan., resident Geraldine (Stewart) Ingram, 82, died Sunday, July 20, 1997, at Smith Center Community Care.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Church north of Lebanon, Kan., with the Rev. Les Ellis officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today at Simmons Funeral Home chapel in Smith Center and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.

Mrs. Ingram was born Jan. 31, 1915, in Smith County, Kan. She married Melvin Ingram. He preceded her in death in 1971. She was a farmwife.

She was a member of Lebanon United Methodist Church.

Survivors are one son, Kenneth of Kearney; one daughter, Cheryl Campbell of Seattle, Wash.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to Mount Hope Church.
 

LaWarren Nelson
Holdrege resident LaWarren Nelson, 71, died Monday, July 21, 1997, in Holdrege.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Bethel Lutheran Church in Holdrege. Burial will be in Prairie Home Cemetery at Holdrege. Nelson-Harris Funeral Home of Holdrege is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors are his wife; one son; four daughters, including Janet Blauvelt of Hastings; one brother; one sister; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
 

Randal C. Parker
Hastings resident Randal C. Parker, 94, of The Kensington died Wednesday, July 23, 1997, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital.
Rosary is 9:45 a.m. and services are 10 a.m., both Saturday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. David F. Bourek officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery.

Mr. Parker was born Aug. 5, 1902, to Denman and Carrie (Moran) Parker in Johnson. On May 24, 1940, he married Lenora Bernard. In 1943 they moved to Hastings from Johnson. He owned Parker Painting Co. from 1945-1984. He retired at age 82. His wife died June 11, 1994.

He was a member of Four Rivers Sportsman Club and Central Nebraska Gun Club. He was a life member of National Rifle Association. He was a Nebraska state trap shooting champion.

Survivors are one son, Bernie of Hastings; two daughters, Carole Morrissey of Hastings and Mary Dickinson of Manhattan Beach, Calif.; two sisters, Carletta Lintz of Johnson and Margaret Geesen of Kalispell, Mont.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by two sisters.

Memorials may be given to St. Michael's Catholic Church.
 

W. Russell Lewis
Burr Oak, Kan., resident William Russell Lewis, 85, died Tuesday, July 22, 1997, at Jewell County Hospital Long Term Care Unit in Mankato, Kan.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Burr Oak with the Rev. Laura Fricker officiating. Burial will be in Burr Oak Cemetery. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today at Melby Mortuary in Mankato.

Mr. Lewis was born March 16, 1912, to Edwin and Jessie (Mitchell) Lewis in Burr Oak. A lifetime resident of Burr Oak, he was a retired farmer.

He was a member of United Methodist Church.

Survivors are three daughters, Marilyn Hawkins of Kansas City, Mo., Marjorie Thorup of Smith Center, Kan., and Barbara White of Burr Oak; six grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to Burr Oak Methodist Church or Jewell County Long Term Care.
 

Floyd 'Pete' Strickland
Franklin resident Floyd "Pete" Strickland, 63, died Tuesday, July 22, 1997, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Franklin with the Revs. Eldon Walker and Dean Joy officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Creek Cemetery south of Inavale. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today at Hutchins Funeral Home in Franklin and 9 a.m. until services Friday at the church.

Mr. Strickland was born May 3, 1934, to Frank and Sarah (Jones) Strickland on a farm south of Inavale. He attended school in Inavale and graduated from Inavale High School in 1951. He had a farm and dairy south of Inavale. In 1976 he moved to Franklin. He owned and operated Agri-Nomics. In 1978 he moved to Republican City. He later returned to Franklin.

Survivors are three sons, Tom of Fort Wayne Ind., Ron of Bloomington and Frank of Stamford; three daughters, Cyndi Eckhardt of Lincoln, Janet Jensen of Holdrege and Sandy Wentworth of Riverton; two sisters, Opal Pichler of Grand Island and Alta Glinn of San Pablo, Calif.; one brother, Richard of Inavale; 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.


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