Miscellaneous Lancaster County, Nebraska Obituaries

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Abbott -- Francis E. "Gene," 86, Lincoln, died Thursday (11/4/99).
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. today, Cathedral of the Risen Christ, 3500 Sheridan Blvd. Cremation. No visitation. Rosary: 9:30 a.m. today, church. Memorials to church (68506) or BryanLGH East Rehabilitation, 1600 S. 48th St., Lincoln, NE 68506. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Akeson -- Hans T., 95, Lincoln, died Thursday (11/4/99).
Born, Malmo, Sweden. Member: Golden K Kiwanis (charter member); Norden Club (life member); Swedish Masonic Lodge (life member); Scottish Rite.
Survivors: daughter, Janis Peck, Lincoln; grandchildren, spouses, Kristine and Brian Sandall, Blair, Stephen Peck, Chicago, Karen and Paul Maas, Berlin, Wis., Joel and Jennifer Peck, Lincoln; great-grandchildren, Deidre Sandall, Blair, Owen Maas, Berlin, Wis.; nephew, Laurel Nelson, Davey.
Services: 7 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Pastor Lawrence Fruhling. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: one hour before services, funeral home. Memorials to family.

Bahr -- Patsy Ruth, 69, Lincoln, died Friday (11/5/99).
MC2BAHRServices: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. Cremation following services. Visitation: 3-9 p.m. Tuesday, funeral home. Memorials to Tabitha Nursing Center.

Ball -- Harold J., 80, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/7/99).
Born, Beaver Dam, Wis. (3/13/19). Retired professor of entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Bachelor's, master's, doctoral degrees, University of Wisconsin. Member: First Presbyterian Church; American Legion Post 3; Masonic Lodge; helped develop Prairie Bowman Archery Club.
Survivors: wife, Ellen; daughter, son-in-law, Pamela and Ray Iesalnieks, Lincoln; grandchildren, Marga and Benjamin Iesalnieks, Lincoln.
Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St. Fairview Cemetery. Visitation: Tuesday, noon-8 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to First Presbyterian Church, 840 S. 17th St., Lincoln, NE 68508.

Bierman -- Lawrence, 81, Falls City, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Born, Craig, Mo. Farmer.
Survivors: wife, Anna; son, Gary, Falls City; daughter, Mary Ann Rieschick, Falls City; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Falls City. Steele Cemetery, Falls City. Visitation: Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. until services, church. Family greets friends: today, 7-8 p.m., Dorr Funeral Home, Falls City.

Blair -- Dorothy K., 94, Wahoo, died Sunday (11/7/99).
Born, Staplehurst (3/13/05). Retired secretary to superintendent, Wahoo Public Schools. Graduate, Wahoo High School, 1923. Wahoo resident since 1914. Member, First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors: daughter, sons-in-law, Dorothy and Don Bern, Wahoo, Charles Ruzicka, Colon; sister, Erna Hall, Jackson, Miss.; grandchildren, Debra Gorley, Escalon, Calif., Michael Ruzicka, Lincoln, Barbara Sukstorf, Cedar Bluffs, John Ruzicka, Colon, Jacy Bern, Seward, Tim Bern, Wahoo, Lynette Hraban, Orr, Minn., Allyson Maly, Wahoo; 12 great-grandchildren; nephews; nieces. Preceded in death by parents; daughters, Marilyn Blair, Diane Ruzicka; seven sisters; brother.
Services: 2 p.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, Wahoo. The Rev. Dr. Burton A. Knudsen. Sunrise Cemetery, Wahoo. Visitation: Tuesday, 1-8 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon, Pruss-Ericson Funeral Home, Wahoo; hour before services, church. Memorials to church.

Bowlby -- Lydia, 88, Lincoln, widow of Reeder S., died Friday (11/5/99).
Graveside services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: until services; with family, 6-8 p.m. today, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to Goldcrest Nursing Home, Adams.

Cary -- Irma A. (Stuhr), 77, Surprise, Ariz., formerly of Lincoln, died 10/29/99 in New York. Born, Nebraska (10/10/22).
Retired registered nurse, Lincoln General Hospital, Milder Manor Nursing Home. Graduate: McCool Junction High School; Mary Lanning School of Nursing, Hastings.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, Donald and Rebecca, Phillip and Joanne, Jonathon, Stuart; daughter, Kevin Ann Cary; grandchildren, Nathan, Amanda, James, Sam and Jennifer Cary; brothers, sisters-in-law, Raymond and Margie Stuhr, Roy and Jean Stuhr; sister, Ruth Koziol.
Kennedy and Sons Funeral Home, Canadagua, N.Y.

Dietrich -- Henry, 91, Grand Island, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Born, Balzaar, Russia. Retired quality control inspector of munitions for the government during the Vietnam War.
Survivors: wife, Bernice; daughter, Marilyn Lockard, Lincoln; son, Craig, Lincoln; brothers, John, William, both Grand Island, Roland, Perris, Calif.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Gollaher Chapel, Trinity United Methodist Church, Grand Island. Grand Island City Cemetery. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to church. Apfel-Butler-Geddes Funeral Home, Grand Island.

Finke -- Harold G., 91, Bennet, died Saturday (11/6/99) in Omaha.
Services pending, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Syracuse.

Genuchi -- Marie, 87, Bennet, died Wednesday (11/3/99).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Bennet Community Church. Memorials to Saint Elizabeth Hospice Care. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Gray -- John A. "Jack," 75, Lincoln, died Friday (11/5/99).
No services. Cremation. Memorials to the family. Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.

Hasek -- Pearl M., 90, Lincoln, died Friday (11/5/99).
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1201 Benton St. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Newman Grove. Pallbearers: Mike Holcomb, Greg Fitzke, Mark Hasek, Pat Hoefener, Tote Randall, Gaylen and Jim Kamrath, Terry Vrzal. Honorary pallbearers: John Gurganus III, Robert Randall, Christopher and Charlie Oliver, Michael Holcomb, John Gurganus IV. Visitation: today, noon-9 p.m., Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund or Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Mission Fund (68508).

Hineline -- Edna L., 88, Nelson, widow of Paul, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Born, near Oak. Employee, Nelson Good Samaritan Home.
Survivors: daughters, Marjorie Ward, Virginia Drohman, both Nelson, Mary Lou Hasselman, McPherson, Kan.; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brother, Harold Runge, Nelson; sister, Hilda Jensen, Belleville, Kan.
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Church of Christ, Nelson. Spring Creek Cemetery, Ruskin. Visitation: today, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Klawitter-Price Funeral Home, Nelson. Memorials to Nelson Good Samaritan Home, church or York College.

Hoyt -- Eunice A., 78, Roca, died Thursday (11/4/99).
Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation: today, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to Martell United Methodist Church.

Jones -- Willard Lee Jr., 68, Lincoln, died Thursday (11/4/99).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Southview Baptist Church, 3434 S. 13th St. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials in lieu of flowers to American Cancer Society, 7441 O St., Suite 104 (68510). Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Kage -- Edna A., 84, Lincoln, died Wednesday (11/3/99).
Jehovah Witness services: 10 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Baptist/interdenominational services: 10:45 a.m. today, funeral home. Memorials care of family.

Kobza -- Joseph J., 96, Ulysses, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. today, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ulysses. Ulysses Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers: Bud, Marty, Kent, Rob, Ryan and Aaron Kobza, Bob and Jim Dobesh. Honorary pallbearers: Jan Schnack, Judy Walahoski, Sue Long, Lynne Wilke, Nancy Peery, Diane Komenda, Kristin Dobesh, Kris and Shawn Kobza. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to donor's choice, care of family. Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward.

Krumm -- Marie, 99, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Homemaker. Member: Faith United Church of Christ; Women's Fellowship; OES Chapter 275; WSI Auxiliary; American Forward Auxiliary; Burlington Railroad Auxiliary.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Helen and Al Taylor, Fairfield, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Pauline, Arvada, Colo.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews. Preceded in death by husband, George; son, Clarence.
Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. The Rev. Matt Geiger. Wyuka. Visitation: today, 5-9 p.m., Tuesday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; one hour before services, funeral home. Memorials to Faith United Church of Christ.

Krupicka -- Blanche M., 84, Crete, died Friday (11/5/99).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Visitation: until services, funeral home. Memorials care of family.

Lloyd -- Edward "Ted," 82, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Boy Scout executive; Realtor. Survivors: wife, Mary; daughter, son-in-law, Jodi and J.W. Upright, Lincoln; three brothers; two sisters; grandchildren, spouses, Brad and Dawna Bechtel, Brian and Stephanie Bechtel, Kelly Upright; great-grandchildren, Grant, Kennedy, Aaron.
Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers: Brad and Brian Bechtel, J.W., Kelly and Wendell Upright. Memorials to Saint Elizabeth Hospice.

Mace-Misenhimer -- Frances, 80, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Born, Kimball. Former executive secretary, Nebraska State Nurses Association. Former secretary, Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing.MC2MACE-MISENHIMERDirector, Mother Singers. Former choir director, St. James United Methodist Church. Member: BPOE Does Drove 4. Moved to Mesa, Ariz., 1972; returned to Lincoln, 1995.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Charles and Betty Cooper, Morland, Ga.; daughter, son-in-law, Marilyn and Glenn Heckman Sr., Lincoln; son-in-law, Lester Helmink, Lincoln; stepson, Bob Mace, Billings, Mont.; stepdaughters, spouses, Mary Ann Misenhimer and Alex Kelter, Sacramento, Calif., Jean and Mike Dew, Springerville, Ariz.; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husbands, Roath A. "Bill" Mace, Richard G. Misenhimer; daughter, Kay Helmink; parents; sisters, Marge and Doriene; brothers, Walton and Darwin.
Graveside services: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Park. Meet at 12:50 p.m., Gate 2. The Rev. Eddie Masters. No visitation. Memorials to Alzheimers Unit, Station 5, Lancaster Manor, 1001 South St. (68502). Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.

Malone -- Eva Lorene, 88, Crete, died Friday (11/5/99).
Services: 2 p.m. today, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Visitation: until services, funeral home. Memorials care of family.

Mason -- Catherine Jean "Cathy," 52, rural Seward, died Wednesday (11/3/99).
Services: 1 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: today, 9 a.m. until services, funeral home. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 7441 O St., Suite 104 (10).

Morisse -- Amelia A., 88, Spruce Head, Maine, formerly of Lincoln, died Friday (11/5/99).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, American Lutheran Church, 42nd and Vine streets. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: with family, Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church (68503).

Princ -- Irene H., 89, Wahoo, formerly of Weston, died Thursday (11/4/99).
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. today, St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wahoo. St. John Cemetery, Weston. Visitation: one hour before Mass, church. Memorials to St. Wenceslaus Elementary School or Bishop Neumann Central High School. Svoboda Funeral Home, Wahoo.

Rezac -- Brandon James, Lincoln, born at rest 10/31/99.
Services: 3 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: today, 9 a.m. until services, funeral home.

Robertson -- Lowell G., 82, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Born, Carthage, Mo. (1/7/17). Retired master electrician. WWII Army veteran. Member: IBEW Union 1525, Omaha; VFW Post 131; American Legion Post 3.
Survivors: wife, Arlene; sons, daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Sandra, Joe and Linda, all Kansas, Jerry, Calif., Richard and Nancy Parkison, Earlham, Iowa, Donald and Jackie Fuller, Yale, Iowa, Terry and Yvonne Fuller, Lincoln, Gary and Kathleen Fuller, The Colony, Texas; daughters, sons-in-law, Cheryl and Mike Rhoades, Patricia and John Moore, all Lincoln; 28 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sister, Treva Smith, Ark.
Private family services. No visitation. Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.

Schleiger -- Elizabeth "Betty," 89, Crete, formerly of Lincoln, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Retired salesperson: Gold & Co.; Schonebergs. Member: Immanuel Church; WSI Auxiliary; German Singers.
Survivors: daughter, Mary Ann Hahn, Lincoln; grandchildren, James Hahn, Denver, Mary Beth and Doug Willits, Atlanta, Bill "W.C.E." Hahn, Lincoln; brother, sister-in-law, Peter and Mickey Jacobs, Lincoln; nephews; nieces; special friend, Sue Gray, Denver.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. The Rev. Jonathon Dick. Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials to Immanuel Church.

Schuetz -- Shirley S., 57, Verdon, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Born, Falls City. Founder, operator: Richardson County Abstract & Title Co.
Survivors: husband, James; son, Sean, Salem; parents, Giles and Marjorie Frederick, Falls City; brothers, Robert L. Frederick, Mike G. Frederick, both Falls City, Mark G. Frederick, Flower Mound, Texas.
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, rural Verdon. Steele Cemetery, Falls City. Family greets friends: today, 7-8 p.m., Clark Funeral Home, Falls City.

Seufert -- Pearl Violet, 83, Lincoln, formerly of Grand Island, widow of Charles, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Retired employee: The Wardrobe, Grand Island.
Survivors: nieces; nephews; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Apfel-Butler-Geddes Funeral Home, Grand Island. Grand Island City Cemetery. Visitation: today, 3-9 p.m., with family 7-8 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to Faith United Methodist Church.

Shaw -- Justin Philip, 21, Glenvil, formerly of Clay Center, died Saturday (11/6/99) in Nuckolls County.
Born, Hastings. Employee, R Lazy K.
Survivors: parents, Dick and Sherry Shaw, rural Fairfield; sister, Jennifer Bailey, Kristin Shaw, both rural Fairfield; nephews; grandparents, Jean and Bob Swanson, Edgar, Jim and Hattie Schreve, Hastings, Dennis Vap, Glenvil; aunts; uncles.
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Williams Funeral Home, Edgar. Edgar Cemetery.

Skold -- Richard Porter, 64, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Born, Lincoln. Co-owner: Skold Concessions; Triple A Mobile Signs. Member: First-Plymouth Congregational Church; UNL Alumni Association; Phi Delta Theta. Played on state championship football team.
Survivors: special friend, Lori Novak, Lincoln; cousins.
Services: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. The Rev. Dr. Otis Young. Wyuka. Visitation: 8 a.m. today until services, with family 7-9 p.m., Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to Capital Humane Society or LHS Foundation.

Soukup -- Emma A., 87, Crete, formerly of Friend, died Saturday (11/6/99).
Born, near Milligan (1/2/12). Graduate, Friend High School, 1930. Former housekeeper, Lincoln. Employee: Warren Memorial Hospital; First National Bank, Friend.
Survivors: great-nephews, Jeff Soukup, Hutchinson, Kan., Chris Soukup, Manhattan, Kan. Preceded in death by parents, Albert A. and Bessie (Buzek) Soukup; brother, Albert A. Soukup; sister-in-law, Evelyn Soukup; nephew, Don Soukup; cousins.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Friend. The Rev. Kim Dunker. Pallbearers: Jeff and Chris Soukup, Wes, Byron and Merle Buzek, Gene Placek. Bohemian National Cemetery, Milligan. Visitation: today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tuesday, until services, funeral home. Memorials to Aviary at Crete Manor.

Springer -- Samuel L., 82, Lincoln, died Friday (11/5/99).
Born, Beatrice (8/15/17) to Samuel and Ethel (Applebee) Springer. Retired after 32 years, Minnegasco. WWII veteran, 32nd Division, 128th Infantry. Member, St. Teresa's Catholic Church.
Survivors: wife, Alice; daughters, sons-in-law, Peggy and Dan Bumgardner, Idaho, Terri and Mike Firestone, Lincoln; stepsons, Wayne Smith, Ron Smith, both Lincoln; stepdaughter, Linda Derr; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brothers, Dave, California, Bob, Lincoln; sisters, Doris Boatman, Lincoln, Betty Kovar, Wilber; nieces; nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Teresa's Catholic Church, 735 South 36th St. Father Joseph Nemec. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. Memorials care of family or Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital.

Trahan -- Viola, 81, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/7/99).
Services pending, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Vossler -- William Henry, 71, Friend, died Saturday (11/6/99) in Lincoln.
Born, near Friend (4/20/28). Farmer, near Friend, 50 years. Employee: Friend Sale Barn; Green Top Truck Stop; for John Larson and Fred Eberhardt. Graduate: Friend Public Schools, 1945. Member: United Methodist Church; Friend Grange; IOOF.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, John and Marcie, Plymouth, Jim and Nancy, Bill R. and Nancy, Bruce and Dee, Rex and Annette, all Friend; grandchildren, Allissa, Crete, Amber Arik, all Plymouth, Brandon, Lincoln, Brooke, Marysville, Mo., Brady, Jessica, Anthony, Patrick, Jarod, Joseph, Valerie, all Friend; sister, brother-in-law, Genevieve and Don Hogg, Lincoln. Preceded in death by parents, Henry William and Esther (Ohs) Vossler; wife, Ila (1994); infant grandson, Adam John.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Friend United Methodist Church. The Rev. Patricia A. Kelley. Andrew Cemetery, Friend. Visitation: Tuesday, noon-9 p.m.; one hour before services, church. Memorials care of family. Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Friend.

Wedell -- Gladys E., 94, Greeley, Colo., died Thursday (11/4/99).
Corrected services: 11 a.m. today, Bethlehem Covenant Church, Waverly. No visitation. Memorials to Hospice of Northern Colorado, care of Macy Chapel, 702 13th St., Greeley, CO 80631. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.

Weidner -- Fritz H., 101, Crete, died Thursday (11/4/99).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Visitation: until services, funeral home. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Plymouth Congregational Church, Crete.

White -- Johanna L., 58, Lincoln, died Friday (11/5/99).
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: today, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., funeral home. Memorials care of family.


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