Miscellaneous Adams County, Nebraska Obituaries

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Margaret R. Lilienthal
Former Doniphan area resident Margaret R. (Zuehlke) Lilienthal, 84, of Wood River died Thursday, Nov. 23, 1995, at Good Samaritan Center in Wood River.
Rosary is 7 p.m. Sunday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home in Grand Island. Services are 10 a.m. Monday at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Doniphan with the Rev. John Hawkins officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Lilienthal was born March 17, 1911, to George and Josephine (Mueller) Zuehlke near Palmer. She attended Palmer schools. On June 11, 1935, she married Erwin Lilienthal in Grand Island. They lived in Grand Island for 14 years, before moving to a farm near Cairo, where they lived for two years. They then moved to the Yates farm west of Doniphan where they lived for 13 years. They moved to a farm near Wood River, where she lived until moving to the Good Samaritan Center four months ago.
She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church and its altar society.
Survivors are her husband; two daughters, Yvonne Winters of Hickman and Suzanne Rich of Bonner Springs, Kan.; three brothers, Raymond Zuehlke and Ed Zuehlke, both of Palmer, and Louis Zuehlke of Grand Island; three sisters, Julia Schubert of and Cecelia Zuehlke, both of St. Paul and Augusta Petersen of Central City; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

Gerald L. Frye
Byron resident Gerald L. Frye, 77, died Friday, Nov. 24, 1995, at Republic County Hospital in Belleville, Kan.
The body was cremated. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart Funeral of Belleville is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Frye was born Feb. 25, 1918, in rural Republic, Kan., to Earnest and Margaret (Lauber) Frye. He married Ernestine Grueber April 4, 1940. He was a farmer.
He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Byron.
Survivors are his wife, a daughter, Linda Spencer of Lincoln; two sons, Dennis of rural Republic and Steven of Strasburg, Pa.; a brother, Dolan of Chester; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may sent in care of the family.

Hazel M. Mewes
Hebron resident Hazel Muriel Mewes, 83, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 1995, in Hebron.
Services were to be at 10 a.m. today at Price Funeral Home chapel in Hebron. Burial was planned in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Hebron.
Mrs. Mewes was born Aug. 17, 1912, in McCook.
Survivors are three sons, Glenn of Beatrice, Alvin of Montrose, Colo., and Harold of Meridian, Idaho; two daughters, Eileen Lewis of Nederland, Colo., and Twila Collins of Plymouth; one brother, Leonard Mumby of Falls Church, Va.; two sisters, Mildred Fishell and Vera Ulmer, both of Hastings; 20 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to the family.

Edgar J. 'Eddie' Buss
Hastings resident Edgar Jacob "Eddie" Buss, 74, of 1245 N. Lexington Ave. died Saturday, Nov. 25, 1995, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital.
Memorial services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Steve Markle officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery.
Mr. Buss was born Jan. 21, 1921, to Jacob and Ella (Bachman) Buss in rural Blue Hill. He graduated from Blue Hill High School in 1939. He worked at the Gambles store in Hastings before entering the U.S. Army in July 1942. He was staff sergeant in supply with the 365th Field Artillery serving in the European Theater. At the end of the war, he was deployed with the occupation Army in Japan. In 1943, he married Doris Jensen in Hastings. He returned to Hastings in 1946 after his discharge from the Army. He was manager of the Gambles store until 1964. He purchased Eddies Liquor store, which he operated until 1992 when he sold the business and retired.
Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Cheryl Kostal of Hastings; one sister, Viola Banning of Lincoln; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters.
Memorials may be given to Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Haroldine W. Grueber
Hebron resident Haroldine W. Grueber, 65, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 1995, in Lincoln.
Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church in Hebron with the Rev. Bruce W. Berggren officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Hebron. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today and 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at Price Funeral Home in Hebron and 11:30 a.m. until services at the church.
Mr. Grueber was born July 31, 1930, in Byron.
Survivors are his wife, Rebanis; one daughter, Karla Lundemann of Upton, Wyo.; one son, Vaughn of Lincoln; one brother, Marvin of Mesa, Ariz.; one sister, Josephine Bohling of Byron; and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Grace Lutheran Church.

Darlene F. SaBell
Former Franklin resident Darlene Faye (Barker) SaBell, 66, of Republican City died Saturday, Nov. 25, 1995, 7-1/2 miles southwest of Republican City in a single car accident.
Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Banta-Torrey Funeral Home chapel in Alma with the Rev. Glenn Saaman officiating. Visitation is until 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The casket will be closed.
Mrs. SaBell was born April 28, 1929, to Ray and Esther Irene (Eagleson) Barker in McCook. She moved with her family to Franklin when she was a preschooler. She attended Franklin schools and graduated from Franklin High School in 1946. She lived in Oberlin, Kan., for a short time before moving to Denver. On Dec. 4, 1954, she married James Vincent SaBell in Denver. They lived in Denver until moving to Republican City in 1963. She owned the Dairy Villa Drive Inn until 1980. She then purchased and operated the Light House Supper Club with her daughter, Jami, until 1987. She then went to work at the Depot Restaurant in Alma. Her husband died April 9, 1984.
She was a member of the Republican City American Legion Post No. 361 Auxiliary.
Survivors are one daughter, Jami Hall of Republican City; two stepsons, Michael SaBell of Aurora, Colo., and Frederick SaBell of Denver; one stepdaughter, Nancy Crutchly of Denver; one brother, Eugene Barker of Republican City; and two sisters, Opal Johnson of Franklin and Lois Bobbitt of Apache Junction, Ariz.
She also was preceded in death by one daughter, Tami; two brothers; and one infant sister.
A memorial fund has been established.

John R. 'Jake' Jacobsen
Rural Juniata resident John R. "Jake" Jacobsen, 70, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 1995, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings.
Memorial services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home chapel in Hastings with the Rev. David Bourek officiating. Burial will be in Juniata Cemetery.
Mr. Jacobsen was born June 12, 1925, to George and Mary (Trusky) Jacobsen in Omaha. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. On Dec. 20, 1944, he married Dorothy Kucera. He moved to the Hastings area in 1945. He was a truck driver for 20 years and was a utilities manager at Community Municipal Services Inc. in Industrial Park East.
He was a member of the American Legion in Hastings.
Survivors are his wife and one sister, Thelma Settles of Aurora, Colo.
He was preceded in death by one brother.
Memorials may be given to the family.

Rose M. Boesen
Kenesaw resident Rose M. (Jensen) Boesen, 87, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1995, at Haven Home in Kenesaw.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Kenesaw with the Rev. Ronald Krause officiating. Graveside services are 4 p.m. at Nysted Cemetery at Nysted (Howard County). Visitation is until 9 p.m. today and 9-11 a.m. Friday at Jackson-Wilson Funeral Home in Kenesaw.
Mrs. Boesen was born March 11, 1908, to J.C. and Anna Marie (Sorensen) Jensen in Nysted. She attended a Danish grade school in Nysted and graduated from Dannebrog High School in Dannebrog. On April 21, 1932, she married Alton A. Boesen. They farmed near Boelus until 1970 when they retired. In 1971, they moved to Kenesaw. Her husband died May 13, 1984. She moved to Haven Home in 1994.
She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Quilting Ladies, both of Kenesaw.
Survivors are three sons, DeWayne of Kenesaw and Larry and Randel, both of Clinton, Mo.; one sister, Ingeborg Horn of Hay Springs; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by five brothers, five sisters, and one grandchild.
Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church or donor's choice.

Hannah Overturf
Edgar resident Hannah (Harrison) Overturf, 85, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 1995, at Community Care of Edgar.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Urbauer-Williams Funeral Home in Edgar with the Rev. Al Parr officiating. Burial will be in Edgar Cemetery.
Mrs. Overturf was born Nov. 22, 1910, to Robert and Bertha (Yates) Harrison in Clay County. She married Max Overturf Feb. 2, 1931. They farmed in Clay County. Her husband died in 1974.
She was a member of Church of the Plains in Edgar.
Survivors are one daughter, Alberta White of Edgar; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by one daughter, Maxine Schlichtman.
Memorials may be given to the family.

Chloe A. Ramsey
Monday, Nov. 27, 1995
Chloe A. Ramsey, 5-day-old daughter of Matt and Angie (Gililland) Ramsey of Lincoln died Monday, Nov. 27, 1995 at Childrens Hospital in Omaha.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Grand Island. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Grand Island. Apfel-Butler-Geddes Funeral Home of Grand Island is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her great-grandparents, Byron and Valda Alberts of Clay Center.

John W. 'Jack' Ashburn
Thursday, Nov. 30, 1995
Hastings resident John W. "Jack" Ashburn, 79, of Regency Retirement Residence died Thursday, Nov. 30, 1995, at his home.
Butler-Volland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Donna R. Beberniss
Former Kenesaw resident Donna Rae (Koepp) Beberniss, 58, of Wood River died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1995, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church in Wood River with the Rev. Daniel Knief officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery at Grand Island. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Apfel Funeral Home in Wood River.
Mrs. Beberniss was born Sept. 21, 1937, to Albert Jr. and Grace (Tjaden) Koepp near Kenesaw. She attended School District 24 north of Wood River and graduated from Wood River High School. On June 16, 1957, she married Leonard L. Beberniss in Wood River. They farmed north of Wood River. Her husband died March 3, 1986.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Wood River American Legion Auxiliary, Wood River VFW Auxiliary and Platt-Duetsche Society of Grand Island.
She is survived by her mother of Wood River.
She also was preceded in death by her father.
Memorials may be given to the donor's choice.

John W. 'Jack' Ashburn
Hastings resident John Wesley "Jack" Ashburn, 79, of the Regency Retirement Residence died Thursday, Nov. 30, 1995, at his home.
Rosary is 7:30 p.m. today at Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel. Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church with the Rev. David F. Bourek officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cem-etery.
Mr. Ashburn was born Nov. 26, 1916, to John and Maud (Rounds) Ashburn in Tilden. He graduated from Tilden High School. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he lettered in football in 1938 and 1939. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-45 during World War II. He flew 33 missions from England to Germany. He received the Air Medal and four Oak Leaf Clusters. On Aug. 10, 1946, he married Frances Oelsligle in Denver. In 1947, they moved to Hastings from Lincoln. He was employed by Kansas Nebraska Natural Gas Co. for 32 years and retired as senior engineer. His wife died Aug. 15, 1991.
He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Elks Lodge, Knights of Columbus, YMCA, Lochland Country Club and Kiwanis, of which he was treasurer. He also was a member of the University of Nebraska Alumni Association and N Club, both in Lincoln. He was a scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop No. 125 for many years and was a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award.
Survivors are one daughter, Kay Sutaria of New York; three sons, Tom of Aurora, Colo., Bill of Lincoln and James of Hastings; and three grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
Memorials may be given to St. Cecilia High School Endowment Fund or the University of Nebraska Foundation.

Margaret Lennemann
Phillipsburg, Kan., resident Margaret Lennemann, 91, of Phillips County Retirement Center died Thursday, Nov. 30, 1995, at Phillips County Hospital.
Rosary is 7 p.m. today and services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Alma. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Orleans. Banta-Torrey Funeral Home of Alma is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are one son; two daughters, including Joan Elley of Hastings; one brother; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Michael Hull
Former Superior resident Michael Hull, 53, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 1995, in Oklahoma City.
Services were to be 10 a.m. today at Guardian North Chapel in Oklahoma City. Private burial will be Wednesday at Evergreen Cemetery north of Superior. Williams Funeral Home of Superior is in charge of local arrangements.
Mr. Hull was born to Clarence and Dorothea Hull in Hebron. He served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years retiring in 1980. He moved to Superior. Eight years later, he moved to Grand Island. In 1991 he moved to Oklahoma City where he was employed by U.S. Xpress.
Survivors are his wife, Penny; two daughters, Tina Hull of Minden and Michelle Hull of Lemon Grove, Calif.; one son, Michael of Lemon Grove; four brothers, James of Bloomingdale, Ill., Roger of San Jose, Calif., Donald of Aurora, Colo., and Richard of Arvada, Colo.; and four grandchildren.

Norma L. Carlson
Minden resident Norma Lee (Walberg) Carlson, 66, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 1995, at Immanuel Lutheran Hospital in Omaha.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Westminster United Presbyterian Church in Minden with the Rev. Dr. Terry Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Minden Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today at Layton Funeral Home in Minden.
Mrs. Carlson was born Dec. 31, 1928, to Andrew and Bertha (Olson) Walberg in Minden. She grew up in the Minden area and graduated from Minden High School in 1946. On Aug. 26, 1953, she married John D. Carlson. They farmed northwest of Minden. In 1993, they moved into Minden.
She was a member and elder of Westminster United Presbyterian Church and active in community affairs. She also was a member of Minden Garden Club, Extension Club and Minden Horticulture Club.
Survivors are her husband; one daughter, Diane McCroden of Minden; two sons, Neal and Brian, both of Minden; one sister, Alice Laue of Phoenix; and eight grandchildren.

Arlene S. 'Hoppy' Keller
Former Harvard resident Arlene Shirley "Hoppy" (Hoppens) Keller, 56, of Palos Verdes, Calif., died Sunday, Dec. 3, 1995, in Harvard.
Memorial services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Methodist Church in Harvard. Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home of Harvard is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Keller was born April 7, 1939, to Raymond and Wenona (Stett) Hoppens on a farm southwest of Harvard. She grew in the Harvard area. She graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in mathematics. On May 31, 1959, she married Richard Keller in Harvard. She taught school in Trumbull from 1959-61. In 1961, they moved to California. She briefly taught school in Torrance (Calif.) School District while finishing a master's degree in mathematics at Pepperdine University in Malibu. They moved to Palos Veres, Calif., where she lived for 30 years. She taught in the Palos Verdes School District for 20 years, at Malaga Cove and Palos Verdes High School.
She was a member of Jack Kramer Tennis Club, Rolling Hills Tennis Association and National Charity League.
Survivors are her husband; one daughter, Kristin Keller of Palos Verdes; her mother of Harvard; and two brothers, Daryl of Scottsbluff and Neil of La Crosse, Wis.
Memorials may be sent to P.O. Box 127, Harvard, NE 68944, to be used in cancer research.

Bulah I. Kennedy
Red Cloud resident Bulah I. (Moger) Kennedy, 79, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 1995, at Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Simonson-Williams Funeral Home chapel in Red Cloud with the Rev. Scott Dunning officiating. Burial will be in Red Cloud Cemetery.
Mrs. Kennedy was born March 6, 1916, to Alva and Cora (Minnick) Moger in Jewell County, Kan. She attended school in rural Jewell County and Red Cloud. She married Dean Gamble. On Jan. 20, 1961, she married Walter Kennedy in Guide Rock. They lived in Red Cloud. She was a cook for Webster County Hospital and later Sprague Nursing Home, both in Red Cloud.
She was a member of Assembly of God Church.
Survivors are her husband; one daughter, Viola Tweeddale of Hurley, N.Y.; three stepdaughters, Mickie Smith of Grand Island, Naomi Almany of Lindale, Texas, and Patsy Herrick of Franklin; one brother, Hi Moger of Red Cloud; one sister, Fern Dively of Decatur, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Alvin M. Esch
Former Hastings resident Alvin M. Esch, 78, died Monday, Dec. 4, 1995, at Homestead Health Care in Lincoln.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church in Hastings with the Rev. Richard Kothe officiating. Burial with military rites will be in Kenesaw Cemetery at Kenesaw. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Brand-Wilson Funeral Home in Hastings.
Mr. Esch was born July 21, 1917, to Michael and Helen (Wallenburg) Esch in Red Willow County. He served in World War II. On Nov. 25, 1945, he married Leona Hinz. They moved to Hastings in 1946. He managed Farmers Union Co-op for several years. He was manager of Jack and Jill on Elm Street for 25 years, retiring in 1982. His wife died Sept. 22, 1995.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and its choir, American Legion, VFW and Moonshiners Senior Choir.
Survivors are one daughter, Carol Beran of Lincoln; one son, Jerry of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters, Ruth Ahlman and Marie Schneider, both of Denver; one brother, Martin of Denver; and six grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.
Memorials may be given to Golden Age Senior Center or Zion Lutheran Church Choir Robe Fund.

Josephine M. 'Josie' Howard
Former Superior resident Josephine Mae "Josie" (Lawson) Howard, 97, died Monday, Dec. 4, 1995, at Good Samaritan Center in Nelson.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Williams Funeral Home chapel in Superior with the Rev. Leland Smith officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery north of Superior.
Mrs. Howard was born Nov. 22, 1898, to William and Eva (Wasson) Lawson in Page County, Iowa. On July 23, 1914, she married William "Bud" Howard. They moved to Colorado where they farmed for 10 years. In 1924, they moved to Superior. After her husband's death on May 30, 1964, she moved to Good Samaritan Center in Superior due to failing health. She later moved to Good Samaritan Center in Nelson.
She was a member of Wesleyan Church in Superior.
Survivors are two sons, Alvin D. of Hoodsport, Wash., and Ivan Dean of Phoenix, Ariz.; one daughter, Helen Miller of Superior; one sister, Edna E. Pawley of Nelson; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by one daughter, one infant son, three brothers, one sister and one grandchild.
Memorials may be given to the family.

Luther L. Goding Sr. 
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 1995
Former Glenvil resident Luther L. Goding Sr., 111, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 1995, at Good Samaritan Village Perkins Pavilion in Hastings.
Butler-Volland Funeral Home of Hastings is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to Assembly of God Church.


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