|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
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,
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
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,
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
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,
She was a member of the Republican City American Legion Post No. 361
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,
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
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
Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church or donor's choice.
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
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
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
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.
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
Survivors are one son; two daughters, including Joan Elley of Hastings;
one brother; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
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
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
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
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.