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Obituaries from May 22, 2001

BECK - Herbert L., 74 yrs., Missouri Valley, IA. Survived by wife, Lillian, Missouri Valley; 
children, Sherrie Camerer, Alta, IA, Scott Beck, Castle Rock, CO, Stuart Beck, Arlington, 
NE, Shawn Beck, Scottsdale, AZ; sister, Lola Mundt, Atlantic, IA; brother, John Beck, 
Grand Island, NE; 6 grandchildren.
SERVICES 11 am Sat., Presbyterian Church, Missouri Valley. 
VISITATION with family 7 pm-8 pm Fri., at the Funeral Home. Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, 
Battle, IA at 3:30 pm Sat.
  
EICHNER - Ruth, age 82 yrs., died May 2, 2001 at Porter Hospital in Middlebury, VT of natural 
causes. She was born in Papillion, NE, Aug. 23, 1918, daughter of Frank and Mae (Helwig) 
Mann. She attended schools in Sarpy County and was active in 4-H work as a youth, and later 
as an adult leader, finally achieving a reputation as the best cook in Sarpy County. 
Wherever Ruth found herself, she used her talents for nourishing and nurturing.
She married John Eichner on Dec. 14, 1941. The share a career in farming for 20 years in 
Nebraska, Ruth working for many of those years as a certified nurse assistant. They moved 
to Vermont in 1980 to resume farming in Addison. They also served in church, school and 
environmental activities. In 1992, they finally retired to Middlebury for a new career in 
community service.
Ruth leaves behind her grieving family: Bill, Steve and David Eichner, Faith Chaney and 
Laura Holmquist, and their spouses; grandchildren and friends, as well as five brothers, 
Herbert, Frank, Ray, Bob and Bill Mann and their wives, all of the Omaha/Papillion area. 
Ruth''s husband of 59 years, John, died Jan. 2, 2001. A Memorial Service for both will be 
held June 16, 2001 at 10 am at St. Stephens Church in Middlebury, VT, the Rev. John Keenan 
will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Elderly Services, Middlebury, 
VT 05753.

FRANCO - Phillip S., 74 yrs.
SERVICES Fri. 9:30 am, West Center Chapel to St. Thomas More Church at 10 am. Interment 
Calvary Cemetery.

GAILLARD - Jeffrey, age 52 yrs.,
Plattsmouth formerly of Omaha. Survived by wife, Janet, Plattsmouth; 4 sons, Justin Benton, 
Charlotte, NC, Dylan Gaillard, Omaha, NE, Jordan Gaillard, Christian Gaillard; 2 daughters, 
Catherine Gaillard, Quinlan Gaillard, all of Plattsmouth; father, Paul W. and wife, Gay 
Gaillard, Indian Wells, CA; sister, Leslie Cline, Houston, TX; 3 nieces, Catherine and 
husband, George Masterson, Tennie Cline, Lajla Cline.
SERVICES Sat. 11 am, Church of the Holy Spirit, Plattsmouth. 
VISITATION Fri. 1-6 pm at the Funeral Home. 
ROSARY Fri. 6:30 pm at Church of the Holy Spirit followed by Vigil. Interment Sacred Heart 
Cemetery, Early, IA. Memorials to Basketball Program at St. John the Baptist School, 
Plattsmouth.

GARBER - Dawn (Drummy), age 53, Surprise, AZ formerly of Council Bluffs, IA, died Tues., May 
29, 2001 from cancer. Survived by husband, Dan Garber; daughters, Danette Keane and Kim 
Parks, both of Arizona; brother, Mike Drummy, Papillion; 6 grandchildren.
VISITATION Fri., June 1, 6-9 pm. 
SERVICE Sat., June 2, 9 am at Best Funeral Home, 9380 West Peoria, Ave., Peoria, AZ 85345

GOETZINGER - Marilyn A., 74 yrs. Predeceased by husband, Marvin Goetzinger. Survived by 3 
sons, David, Tom and wife Julie, and Steven; 3 daughters, Sandy and husband, Bud Comer, 
Joan and husband, Mike Villanueva, Pat Goetzinger; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; 2 
brothers, Kenneth Ohlinger, all Omaha, Owen Ohlinger, Churdan, IA. Memorials to Holy Cross 
Educational Trust or Eppley Institute for Cancer Research. 
WAKE SERVICE Fri. 6:30 pm, West Center Chapel. 
SERVICES Sat. 9:30 am from the Chapel to Holy Cross Church at 10 am. Interment Calvary. 
VISITATION begins Fri. 2 pm.

GUERNSEY - Ethel F., 59 yrs., Omaha, NE, 5-29-2001. Survived by husband, John T. Guernsey; 2 
daughters, Elizabeth and Kimberly Guernsey, both of Omaha; brothers and sisters-in-law, 
Les and Janice Doerr, Norfolk, NE, Ray and Joyce Doerr, Plainview, NE, Melvin and Gladys 
Doerr, Omaha; sister and brother-in-law, Stella and Pastor Luther Gutz, Couer D''Alene, ID; 
sister, Mardella Smith, Wausa, NE; sister-in-law, Janice Doerr, Sedona, AZ; nieces; nephews.
Memorials to Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church.
FUNERAL SERVICE Sat. 10 am, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 90th & Q. Family will receive
friends Fri. 6-8 pm, West Center Chapel. Inurnment Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery, Norfolk, NE..

HEGARTY - Norma Helmle, 81 yrs., Fairfield, CA formerly of Omaha. Survived by husband, Robert 
L. Hegarty; sister, Bettie Tolson, Omaha; 4 sons; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 
3 nieces.
  
HOLMES - Helen Ann (Stava), 80 yrs.
SERVICES Fri. 12 Noon, West Center Chapel to Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 12:30 pm. 
Private Intement Calvary Cemetery.

HUMPHREY - Robert N., age 75, Omaha. Survived by wife, Carol; children, Dennis and Marilyn, 
Jerry and Nancy, Omaha, Cindy and Wayne Crossway, Sioux Falls, SD, Robert and Sandy, Olathe,
KS, Patti and Joe Svoboda, Omaha; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, Dean, 
Omaha.
VISITATION Fri. 4-8 pm, at the Mortuary. FUNERAL SERVICE Sat. 11 am, Westlawn Hillcrest 
Chapel.

JONES - Michael G., 47 yrs. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Thelma. Survived by 
brothers and sister-in-law, Randy and Cindy Jones, Council Bluffs, IA, Bart Erwin, Kansas 
City, KS,
David Erwin, Carter Lake, IA; sister and brother-in-law, Elaine and Bob Stratman, Papillion,
NE; nieces, Laura Stratman, Erin and Elizabeth Jones; great-niece, Natalie Patten; nephew, 
Paul Stratman; aunt and uncle, Sandy and John Wisdom, Springfield, NE.
MEMORIAL SERVICE Fri. 2 pm at the Westside Chapel. Memorials to Diabetes Assoc. 
NO VISITATION.

KERNER - Jeannette, was a stage and screen actress in Hollywood beginning in 1936 until her 
final film GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE in 1997. She died in Los Angeles, California on May 25, 
2001. She was 85 years old.  She came to Hollywood from Omaha, Nebraska in 1936 as a student
at The Art Center College of Design in costume and fashion design. At the same time she 
began acting and voice classes in order to pursue her life long goal of acting in film. She 
became a Charter Member of the Screen Actors Guild in 1936. In 1939 she married Jerry Kemer 
a doctor to many Hollywood luminaries.
She had featured roles in such films as HISTORY IS MADE AT NIGHT (1937), LESS THAN ZERO 
(1987), FUNNY ABOUT LOVE (1990), THE MIGHTY DUCKS (1992), D2: THE MIGHTY DUCKS (1994) and 
D3: THE MIGHTY DUCKS (1996). She appeared in the cable features BREAKING POINT (1989) and 
HEATWAVE (1990) for TNT. She appeared in the television movies/ miniseries MY FIRST LOVE 
(1988), BACKFIELD IN MOTION (1992), and NAOMI AND WYNONNA: LOVE CAN BUILD A BRIDGE (1995).
She died of natural causes as a result of pneumonia with lung and heart complications at 
Cedars/Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
Her sons Jeffrey and Jordan, her daughters-in-law Diane and Nicola Kerner, and her grand-
daughters Nickole, Kim, Haley and Grace Kerner survive her. Jordan Kerner is a film producer
in Los Angeles. Kim Kerner also attended The Art Center in environmental design.
Rabbi Stephen Leder conducted the memorial service at Hillside Memorial on Thursday May 31,
2001 at noon. A reception was held at the Kerner home immediately following the service and 
burial. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made in the name of 
Jeannette Kerner to The Humane Society (SPCA/LA) 5026 West Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 
90016.

LATIMER - LaRohn I., Sr., age 75 yrs. Survived by wife, Louise M. Latimer I, Omaha; 2 sons, 
LaRohn Jr. (Brenda), St. Paul, MN, Lathan Latimer, Lincoln, NE; 3 daughters, Louise II, 
Lauren, Lonnetta Latimer, Omaha; 2 sisters, Bliss L. Kemp, St. Paul, MN, Mildred A. Parker, 
San Antonio, TX; 7 grandchildren; nieces; nephews; relatives.
SERVICE 9 am Sat., Thomas Mortuary. Interment family plot, Forest Lawn Cemetery.

LINDEE - Elna June, age 81 yrs., Warner Robins, GA, 5-29-2001. Survived by daughters Diane 
McCullers, Jacqueline Linee, both of Atlanta, GA, Patricia Collazo, Warner Robins, GA, Mary 
Shaw, Atlanta, GA, Kristee McPeck, Omaha, NE; sons, David Lindee, Minot, ND, Michael Lindee,
Woodbridge, VA, Richard Lindee, Atlanta, GA; sister, Ida Barrett, Strattonville, PA.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE Fri. 4 pm, Hillcrest Memorial Park, Omaha, NE. Memorials to donors 
favorite charity.

MILLER - Loren D., age 37, Omaha. Survived by mother, Darlene Miller; father, Elmer Miller; 
sister, Marcia Miller and husband, Matt Farley; niece, Grace Ann. Loren graduated from 
Lincoln East High School in 1982. Bachelors degree in architecture in 1986 and Masters in 
1988 from UNL.
MEMORIAL SERVICE Sat. 1 pm at Funeral Home. No flowers, memorials acceptable to the family.

MITCHELL - Rosalie A., age 60 yrs., Lincoln, NE, May 30, 2001. Survived by husband, Richard A.
"Mitch" Mitchell, Lincoln; daughters and sons-inlaw, Debora and Eldon Waskowiak, Omaha, 
Catherine and Mark Mell, Bellevue, Linda and David Robb, McCool Junction, NE, Pamela and 
Tom Burr, Syracuse, NE; 15 grandchildren.
ROSARY Fri. 7 pm, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home. 
MASS Sat. 10 am, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lincoln. 
VISITATION Fri. 9 am-9 pm at the Funeral Home and Sat. 9 am until Service time at the 
Church. Memorials to family's choice.

NEWSON - James C., Sr., age 68 yrs. Survived by wife, Marcia Newson; 2 sons, Cleveland 
Stevenson, James C. Newson, Jr.; 4 daughters, Alice M. Marshall, Barbara A. Dudley, Omaha, 
Ramona J. Higgins, Des Moines, IA, Tanya Lewis; 2 brothers, Fred and Leo Newson; 4 sisters,
Odelia Coleman, Ophelia Stewart, Doris Weaver, Geraldine Parker, all Omaha; 25 grandchildren;
1 great-grandchild; nieces; nephews; other relatives.
SERVICES 10 am Fri., Church of Jesus Christ Whole Truth, 24th & Wirt St. Interment Forest 
Lawn Cemetery.

NOLEN - Viola "Tot", age 80 yrs., Omaha. Survived by brother, Albert Lewis, Omaha; sister, 
Aser Simmons, Kalamazoo, MI; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
MEMORIAL SERVICE 2 pm Sat., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah''s Witnesses, 3463 Evans St. 
NO VISITATION. Private family Interment. Memorials to Adams Park Congregation.

PECK - Dennis J., age 50. Preceded in death by father, Fredrick; brother, Fred Alan Peck. 
Survived by mother, Frances; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Fran, Omaha, Michael and
Sherri, Menlo Park, CA; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
SERVICES Sat. 10:30 am at the Westside Chapel. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. 
VISITATION with family Fri. 6-8 pm at the Westside Chapel.

PERRY - Mary A., 75 yrs., Omaha. Preceded in death by husband, Nelson J. Perry.

PINK - Andrew Robert, 14 months,
SERVICES Fri. 10:15 am, West Center Chapel to St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church at 11 
am. Interment Calvary Cemetery.

PRETZER - Stacey L., of Willowbrook and Omaha, NE. Loving daughter of Gary and Valorie 
Pretzer; beloved sister of Bradrick J.; loving fiance of Kurt Schafer; dear granddaughter 
of John J. Hackel, adopted grandmother Ann Robertson; dearest niece of many aunts and 
uncles; cousin. Stacey was a recent graduate of Creighten University, Omaha, with a dual 
major.
Memorial Visitation Mon., June 4th, 5 pm till time of Memorial Service 7 pm at the Elliston 
Funeral Home, First and Grant St., Hinsdale, IL.
Memorials appreciated to American Heart Association of Chicago, 208 S. Lasalle St., Suite 
900, Chicacgo, IL 60604-1197.

ELLISTON FUNERAL HOME
Hinsdale, IL
630-323-0275

RUHS - Ronald Edward, 55, Anchorage, AK, May 28, 2001. Survived by wife, Diana, Anchorage, AK;
2 sons, Ronald Ruhs and wife, Bobbie, Blair, NE, Robert Ruhs; daughter, Tami Ruhs, both of 
Anchorage, AK; parents, Melvin and Vernietta Ruhs, Alma, NE; 2 sisters, Judy Flammang and 
husband, Harry Jr., Moreno Valley, CA, Susan Haberman and husband, Tom, Lincoln, NE; 2 
brothers, Gary Ruhs, Holdrege, NE, Jerry Ruhs and wife, Alane, Minden, NE.
SERVICES 2 pm Sat., Banta-Torrey Funeral Chapel, Alma, NE. 
VISITATION Fri. 12 Noon-9 pm and Sat. 9 am-2 pm at the Funeral Home. Burial Alma Cemetery 
with Military Honors by Fay Cady American Legion Post 118, Alma, NE. Memorials to the 
family, Diana Ruhs, 8207 E. 5 Ave., Anchorage, AK 99504 or Melvin Ruhs, Alma, NE 68920-2064.

BANTA-TORREY FUNERAL HOME
Alma, NE
308/928-2528

SEVEY - Robert D., Sr., age 68 yrs., Council Bluffs. Preceded by wife, Nila, 10-31-2000. 
Survived by daughter, Sheryl Sevey, Council Bluffs; 3 sons, Robert Sevey Jr. and wife, 
Sherri, Carter Lake, IA, Tim Sevey and wife, Betty, Kansas City, MO, Mike Sevey and wife, 
Kelly, Council Bluffs; grandchildren, Jeremy, Danielle, Joshua, A.J.,
Nicholas, Tim, Mike, and Kevin; 2 sisters, Doris Milleson, Dorothy Groth and husband, AL; 
brother, Howard and wife, Rose.
MEMORIAL SERVICE Sat. 10:30 am, Belford O''Neill Chapel. Inurnment Cedar Lawn Cemetery 
with Military Rites by American Legion Rainbow Post #2.

SIEH - Raymond J., 79 yrs., Council Bluffs. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Henry and 
Herman; sister, Helen Harder. Survived by wife, Alice; sisters-in-law, Elsie Wennekamp, 
Columbus, NE, Marion Sieh, Omaha; brother-in-law, Robert Harder, Gladbrook, IA; 9 nieces 
and nephews; many other relatives and friends.
SERVICES Sat. 11 am, Kahler Dolce Mortuary. Interment Cedar Dale Cemetery. 
VISITATION Fri. 1-8 pm, with family receiving friends 6:30-8 pm. Memorials to St. Lukes 
Lutheran Church, Omaha.

SMITH - Philander "Ba Ba", age 61 yrs., 5-29-2001.
Survived by wife, Hattie J. Smith, Omaha; sisters, Ellen (Robert) Coffey, Omaha, Deborah 
(John) Gray, Ivory Coast, Africa, Dot Smith, Bremerton, WA; brothers, Rev. Willie J. (Nancy)
Smith, Trenton, NJ, Sam L. (Irene) Smith, Sacramento, CA; step-son, Dr. Khalid Kamal; 1 
step-sister, Versie Johnson; 1 stepbrother, Willie B. Douglas; sister-in-law, Margaret 
(W.D.) Davis; brotherin-law, Lewis (Leea) Matlock, all Omaha; 4 grandchildren; dear friend,
Abraham Mack; host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
VIEWING Thurs. 5 pm-9 pm, Fri. 9 am-9 pm. SERVICES Sat. 10 am, Morning Star Baptist Church, 
2109 Burdette St. Interment Veterans Section, Mt. Hope Cemetery with Military Rites by VFW 
Post 2704. Friends will be received at 3722 Crown Point Ave.

STEINSON - Elizabeth Ann, beloved wife of John Alexander Steinson, Jr. died 5/26/01 at the 
Hamilton Manor, Aurora, NE. In addition to John, Ann is survived by three daughters, Nancy 
Brasel (David), Christopher and Michael Brasel, St. Paul, MN, Heather, Nicholas and 
Alexander Wurtz, Pasadena, CA, Mary Steinson (Jerry Storck), Jane and Susan Storck, St. 
Paul, MN, Barbara Steinson (John Schlotterbeck), Marian and Jesse Schlotterbeck, 
Greencastle, IN. They were members of Dundee Presbyterian Church and joined the First 
Presbyterian Church, Grand Island.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Sat., 6/2/01, at the First Presbyterian 
Church, Grand Island, NE with the Reverend Sheryl Lamb officiating. Memorial donations may 
be given to the First Presbyterian Church, Grand Island. There will be no visitation. 
Family members will receive visitors after the service. Condolences may be e-mailed to the 
family through the mortuary website at higbymortuary.com.

Higby Mortuary
Aurora, NE
402-694-2199

VanLAEKEN - Mary L. Moore, 83 yrs., died May 19, 2001 at her home in Foxfield, CO. She was 
born Oct. 16, 1917 in Omaha, NE to William J. Moore and Mary S. (Smyser) Moore. She married 
Urbain VanLaeken in 1940 in Omaha, NE. Survived by husband,
Urbain VanLaeken, Foxfield, CO; daughter, Gwen S. VanLaeken; son, Brad U. VanLaeken, both 
Denver, CO.
No Services were held. There was
cremation. Burial of cremains will be in Westlawn Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Omaha, 
NE.

WIGODSKY - Dr. Earl B., age 81 yrs. Preceded in death by wife, Alyne (Lee) Wigodsky. Survived 
by children and spouses, Steven Wigodsky, Cathy and Bill Christensen, Bruce and Jan 
Wigodsky, Janey and John Mason; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother and sister-in-
law, Herman and JoAnn Wigodsky; brothers-in-law and spouse, Harl Weiss, Charles and 
Virginia Weiss.
SERVICES Sun. 10 am, Temple Israel, 70th & Cass St. Interment Temple Israel Cemetery. 
Memorials are suggested to the Earl and Lee Wigodsky Fund, c/o American Cancer Society or 
Temple Israel.

YORK - Jess Jr., 82 yrs., Omaha. Preceded in death by wife, Evelyn L.; son, Philip Kirschbaum. 
Survived by sons, Earl York and Dale Kirschbaum; daughters, Lois and Debi York; grand-
children, Gina and Philip Kirschbaum, Clinton, Kyle, Autumn, Jeff and Tammy; several great-
grandchildren.
SERVICES Fri. 3 pm, Brewer Korisko Chapel. Interment Graceland Park, Military Honors by VFW 
Post 2704.

ZELASNEY - Mary Ann, 64, LaVista. Preceded in death by baby, Mary. Survived by husband, 
Clarence; children, Davianne and Pete Hluchoweckyj, Omaha, Clarence Jr. and Michelle, Silver 
Creek, NE, Michael and Kim, Papillion, Cheryl and Michael Fantaski, of FL, Linda and Jody
Ellis, Kevin and Vicki, all of Papillion; 19 grandchildren; 3 greatgrandsons; 3 sisters; 3 
brothers.
SERVICES Sat. 10 am, St. Columbkille Catholic Church. Interment Westlawn Cemetery. 
VISITATION Fri. 1-8 pm, family present 6-8 pm and ROSARY 7 pm, at Mortuary.

EICHNER - Ruth, age 82 yrs., died May 2, 2001 at Porter Hospital in Middlebury, VT of natural 
causes. She was born in Papillion, NE, Aug. 23, 1918, daughter of Frank and Mae (Helwig) 
Mann. She attended schools in Sarpy County and was active in 4-H work as a youth, and later 
as an adult leader, finally achieving a reputation as the best cook in Sarpy County. 
Wherever Ruth found herself, she used her talents for nourishing and nurturing.
She married John Eichner on Dec. 14, 1941. The share a career in farming for 20 years in 
Nebraska, Ruth working for many of those years as a certified nurse assistant. They moved to 
Vermont in 1980 to resume farming in Addison. They also served in church, school and 
environmental activities. In 1992, they finally retired to Middlebury for a new career in 
community service.
Ruth leaves behind her grieving family: Bill, Steve and David Eichner, Faith Chaney and 
Laura Holmquist, and their spouses; grandchildren and friends, as well as five brothers, 
Herbert, Frank, Ray, Bob and Bill Mann and their wives, all of the Omaha/Papillion area. 
Ruth's husband of 59 years, John, died Jan. 2, 2001. A Memorial Service for both will be 
held June 16, 2001 at 10 am at St. Stephens Church in Middlebury, VT, the Rev. John Keenan 
will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Elderly Services, Middlebury, VT 
05753.

GAILLARD - Jeffrey, age 52 yrs.,
Plattsmouth formerly of Omaha. Survived by wife, Janet, Plattsmouth; 4 sons, Justin 
Benton, Charlotte, NC, Dylan Gaillard, Omaha, NE, Jordan Gaillard, Christian Gaillard; 
2 daughters, Catherine Gaillard, Quinlan Gaillard, all of Plattsmouth; father, Paul W. 
and wife, Gay Gaillard, Indian Wells, CA; sister, Leslie Cline, Houston, TX; 3 nieces, 
Catherine and husband, George Masterson, Tennie Cline, Lajla Cline.
SERVICES Sat. 11 am, Church of the Holy Spirit, Plattsmouth. 
VISITATION Fri. 1-6 pm at the Funeral Home. ROSARY Fri. 6:30 pm at Church of the Holy
Spirit followed by Vigil. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery, Early, IA. Memorials to 
Basketball Program at St. John the Baptist School, Plattsmouth.

GARBER - Dawn (Drummy), age 53, Surprise, AZ formerly of Council Bluffs, IA, died Tues., 
May 29, 2001 from cancer. Survived by husband, Dan Garber; daughters, Danette Keane and 
Kim Parks, both of Arizona; brother, Mike Drummy, Papillion; 6 grandchildren.
VISITATION Fri., June 1, 6-9 pm. SERVICE Sat., June 2, 9 am at Best Funeral Home, 9380 
West Peoria, Ave., Peoria, AZ 85345

GOETZINGER - Marilyn A., 74 yrs. Predeceased by husband, Marvin Goetzinger. Survived by 3 
sons, David, Tom and wife Julie, and Steven; 3 daughters, Sandy and husband, Bud Comer, 
Joan and husband, Mike Villanueva, Pat Goetzinger; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; 
2 brothers, Kenneth Ohlinger, all Omaha, Owen Ohlinger, Churdan, IA. Memorials to Holy 
Cross Educational Trust or Eppley Institute for Cancer Research. WAKE SERVICE Fri. 6:30 
pm, West Center Chapel. SERVICES Sat. 9:30 am from the Chapel to Holy Cross Church at 
10 am. Interment Calvary. VISITATION begins Fri. 2 pm.

GUERNSEY - Ethel F., 59 yrs., Omaha, NE, 5-29-2001. Survived by husband, John T. Guernsey; 
2 daughters, Elizabeth and Kimberly Guernsey, both of Omaha; brothers and sisters-in-law, 
Les and Janice Doerr, Norfolk, NE, Ray and Joyce Doerr, Plainview, NE, Melvin and Gladys 
Doerr, Omaha; sister and brother-in-law, Stella and Pastor Luther Gutz, Couer D''Alene, 
ID; sister, Mardella Smith, Wausa, NE; sister-in-law, Janice Doerr, Sedona, AZ; nieces; 
nephews. Memorials to Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church.
FUNERAL SERVICE Sat. 10 am, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 90th & Q. Family will 
receive friends Fri. 6-8 pm, West Center Chapel. Inurnment Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery, 
Norfolk, NE. .

HEGARTY - Norma Helmle, 81 yrs., Fairfield, CA formerly of Omaha. Survived by husband, 
Robert L. Hegarty; sister, Bettie Tolson, Omaha; 4 sons; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-
grandchildren; 3 nieces.
  
HUMPHREY - Robert N., age 75, Omaha. Survived by wife, Carol; children, Dennis and 
Marilyn, Jerry and Nancy, Omaha, Cindy and Wayne Crossway, Sioux Falls, SD, Robert and 
Sandy, Olathe, KS, Patti and Joe Svoboda, Omaha; 14 grandchildren; 5 greatgrandchildren; 
brother, Dean, Omaha.
VISITATION Fri. 4-8 pm, at the Mortuary. 
FUNERAL SERVICE Sat. 11 am, Westlawn Hillcrest Chapel.

JIMERSON-JAMERSON - Terry L. "Flip", age 48 yrs., passed away unexpectedly 5-29-2001. 
Survived by mother, Jean Jimerson; father, Leroy (Sarah) Jamerson; daughters, Angela L. 
(Lonnie) Johnson, Monique M. Stanfield, all of Omaha, Ticarshia K. Jimerson; son, 
Antoine E. Jimerson, both of Minneapolis, MN; grandmother; devoted adopted grandmother, 
Ethel L. Johnson; 5 grandchildren; special Mom, Vera Morgan; devoted aunts, Johannah 
Johnson, Adeline Jimerson, all Omaha,
Cadosha Jamerson, Mt. Clair, NJ, Ileene Harrold; uncles, Walter Harrold, both of 
Bremerton, WA, Rev. Austin Harrold, Jersey City, NJ, Bruce Harrold, of CA; sisters and 
brothers-in-law, Debra and Kenneth Danzie, St. Louis, MO, Daphne and Donald Brown, 
Angel Nance, Tina Jamerson, Marla Lyn Jamerson, all of Omaha; brothers and sisters-in-
law, Tyronne and Mariko Jamerson, Anthony Jamerson, Lonnie and Tanya Morgan, Reginald 
Jamerson, all of Omaha; cousins, Paulette Franklin, Willie Jimerson, Althea and Layton 
Rutledge, Jerome and Jane Jimerson, Lorraine Gardner, Angela Perry, Daisy Gordon, all 
of Omaha, Dianne UpChurch, Mt. Clair, NJ; very special friends, Joanne Jackson, Omaha, 
Lois Chatman, Minneapolis, MN, Marion Shears, Walter Brooks, Omaha; other relatives 
and many many friends who will always remember his smile.
SERVICES Sat. 10 am, Myers Chapel. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.
NO VIEWING.

LATIMER - LaRohn I., Sr., age 75 yrs. Survived by wife, Louise M. Latimer I, Omaha; 2 sons, 
LaRohn Jr. (Brenda), St. Paul, MN, Lathan Latimer, Lincoln, NE; 3 daughters, Louise II, 
Lauren, Lonnetta Latimer, Omaha; 2 sisters, Bliss L. Kemp, St. Paul, MN, Mildred A. Parker, 
San Antonio, TX; 7 grandchildren; nieces; nephews; relatives.
SERVICE 9 am Sat., Thomas Mortuary. Interment family plot, Forest Lawn Cemetery.

LINDEE - Elna June, age 81 yrs., Warner Robins, GA, 5-29-2001. Survived by daughters Diane 
McCullers, Jacqueline Linee, both of Atlanta, GA, Patricia Collazo, Warner Robins, GA, 
Mary Shaw, Atlanta, GA, Kristee McPeck, Omaha, NE; sons, David Lindee, Minot, ND, Michael 
Lindee, Woodbridge, VA, Richard Lindee, Atlanta, GA; sister, Ida Barrett, Strattonville, 
PA.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE Fri. 4 pm, Hillcrest Memorial Park, Omaha, NE. Memorials to donors 
favorite charity.

MILLER - Loren D., age 37, Omaha. Survived by mother, Darlene Miller; father, Elmer Miller; 
sister, Marcia Miller and husband, Matt Farley; niece, Grace Ann. Loren graduated from 
Lincoln East High School in 1982. Bachelors degree in architecture in 1986 and Masters 
in 1988 from UNL.
MEMORIAL SERVICE Sat. 1 pm at Funeral Home. No flowers, memorials acceptable to the family.

MITCHELL - Rosalie A., age 60 yrs., Lincoln, NE, May 30, 2001. Survived by husband, 
Richard A. "Mitch" Mitchell, Lincoln; daughters and sons-inlaw, Debora and Eldon Waskowiak, 
Omaha, Catherine and Mark Mell, Bellevue, Linda and David Robb, McCool Junction, NE, Pamela 
and Tom Burr, Syracuse, NE; 15 grandchildren.
ROSARY Fri. 7 pm, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home. MASS Sat. 10 am, St. Joseph Catholic 
Church, Lincoln. 
VISITATION Fri. 9 am-9 pm at the Funeral Home and Sat. 9 am until Service time at the 
Church. Memorials to family''s choice.

NOLEN - Viola "Tot", age 80 yrs., Omaha. Survived by brother, Albert Lewis, Omaha; sister, 
Aser Simmons, Kalamazoo, MI; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
MEMORIAL SERVICE 2 pm Sat., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah''s Witnesses, 3463 Evans St. 
NO VISITATION. Private family Interment. Memorials to Adams Park Congregation.

PECK - Dennis J., age 50. Preceded in death by father, Fredrick; brother, Fred Alan Peck. 
Survived by mother, Frances; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Fran, Omaha, Michael 
and Sherri, Menlo Park, CA; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
SERVICES Sat. 10:30 am at the Westside Chapel. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. 
VISITATION with family Fri. 6-8 pm at the Westside Chapel.

PERRY - Mary A., 75 yrs., Omaha. Preceded in death by husband, Nelson J. Perry. Survived by 
sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Terri, Stuart, FL, Nelson and Tammy, Greenfield, WI, 
Jeffrey and Terry, Hoffman Estates, IL, Kevin and Julie, Omaha; daughter, Suzanne Perry, 
Roswell, GA; 9 grandchildren; sisters, Eleanore Schultz and Helen Strianese, both of 
Buffalo, NY.
WAKE SERVICE Sun. 4:30 pm, West Center Chapel. 
SERVICES Mon. 9:30 am West Center Chapel to St. Geralds Catholic Church, 96th & Q. at 10 
am. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Memorials to the Church. 
VISITATION from 12 Noon Sun.
 
SCHORLE - Charles W., age 82, Omaha. Preceded in death by wife, Maurine. Survived by sons and 
daughters-in-law, Bruce and Barbara Schorle, Keith and Lu Schorle; granddaughter, Karla 
Schorle; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Lois Schorle; special friends, Barbara and 
Don Young.
FUNERAL SERVICES 1 pm Mon., Roeder Mortuary, 108th St. Chapel. Interment Forest Lawn 
Cemetery. 
VISITATION 6-8 pm Sun. at Mortuary. Memorials to the family.

SEVEY - Robert D., Sr., age 68 yrs., Council Bluffs. Preceded by wife, Nila, 10-31-2000. 
Survived by daughter, Sheryl Sevey, Council Bluffs; 3 sons, Robert Sevey Jr. and wife, 
Sherri, Carter Lake, IA, Tim Sevey and wife, Betty, Kansas City, MO, Mike Sevey and 
wife, Kelly, Council Bluffs; grandchildren, Jeremy, Danielle, Joshua, A.J.,
Nicholas, Tim, Mike, and Kevin; 2 sisters, Doris Milleson, Dorothy Groth and husband, AL; 
brother, Howard and wife, Rose.
MEMORIAL SERVICE Sat. 10:30 am, Belford O''Neill Chapel. Inurnment Cedar Lawn Cemetery 
with Military Rites by American Legion Rainbow Post #2.

SIEH - Raymond J., 79 yrs., Council Bluffs. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Henry 
and Herman; sister, Helen Harder. Survived by wife, Alice; sisters-in-law, Elsie Wennekamp,
Columbus, NE, Marion Sieh, Omaha; brother-in-law, Robert Harder, Gladbrook, IA; 9 nieces 
and nephews; many other relatives and friends.
SERVICES Sat. 11 am, Kahler Dolce Mortuary. Interment Cedar Dale Cemetery. 
VISITATION Fri. 1-8 pm, with family receiving friends 6:30-8 pm. Memorials to St. Lukes
Lutheran Church, Omaha.
  
STEINSON - Elizabeth Ann, beloved wife of John Alexander Steinson, Jr. died 5/26/01 at the 
Hamilton Manor, Aurora, NE. In addition to John, Ann is survived by three daughters, 
Nancy Brasel (David), Christopher and Michael Brasel, St. Paul, MN, Heather, Nicholas 
and Alexander Wurtz, Pasadena, CA, Mary Steinson (Jerry Storck), Jane and Susan Storck, 
St. Paul, MN, Barbara Steinson (John Schlotterbeck), Marian and Jesse Schlotterbeck, 
Greencastle, IN. They were members of Dundee Presbyterian Church and joined the First 
Presbyterian Church, Grand Island.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Sat., 6/2/01, at the First Presbyterian 
Church, Grand Island, NE with the Reverend Sheryl Lamb officiating. Memorial donations 
may be given to the First Presbyterian Church, Grand Island. There will be no visitation. 
Family members will receive visitors after the service. Condolences may be e-mailed to the 
family through the mortuary website at higbymortuary.com.

Higby Mortuary
Aurora, NE 
402-694-2199

 

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