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.
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
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
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
Gary C. Krous
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
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.
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
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
Mrs. Heartwell was married to former Hastings resident Chauncey Barrows
Heartwell. He preceded her in death.
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
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
Ralph R. Rickard
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.