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Anderson - Ethel M., 96, Lawrence, Kan., formerly of Lincoln, died Monday (11/5/01).
Graveside service and burial: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 S. 14th St. (corrected address). Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Baugh - Robert A., 82, Beatrice, died Wednesday (11/7/01). Born, Laird, Colo. U.S. Marines veteran, World War II. Photojournalist, Channel 10-11, International Press.
Survivors: wife, Agnes D.; nephews.
Graveside memorial services: 2 p.m. Monday, Evergreen Home Cemetery. No viewing. Register book available, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, all at Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel, Beatrice, and at the service. Memorials to the Beatrice Community Hospital Foundation and the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center, Bill Boyce in charge.

Benting - Eileen L., 95, Lincoln, widow of Rolla, died Monday (11/5/01).
Memorial Mass: 11 a.m. today, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1940 S. 77th St. No viewing. Memorials to Cotner Center, 1540 N. Cotner Blvd. (05) in lieu of flowers. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Boldt - Gary D., 56, Lincoln, died Monday (11/5/01). Born, Lincoln, (7/1/45) to Harold and Mary (Corzine). Electrician/crane operator, Boldt Crane Service. Member, Sheridan Lutheran Church. President, Nebraska/Iowa Electrical Council. Sang with Lincoln Continentals.
Survivors: wife, Roberta "Bobbi"; sons, Jason Boldt and fiancee, Melissa Jones, Seward, Mark Boldt, Hastings; mother, Mary Boldt, Adams; brothers, sisters-in-law, Arnold and Sharon, Seward, Milton of Douglas, Stan and Bonnie, Otoe, Doug and Mary Ann, Callaway; sister, brother-in-law, Marlene and Doug Denison, Lincoln; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father, Harold.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Sheridan Lutheran Church, 3700 Sheridan Blvd. Pastor Larry Arganbright. Rosehill Cemetery, Douglas. Pallbearers: Jeff, Ryan, Craig, Alan and Adam Boldt, Darin Denison. Honorary pallbearers: Larry Watkins, Earl Kunz, Marvin Sterns, Gary Dorn, John Bailey, Tom Goodwater, Gene Campbell, Bob Lanham. Visitation: today until 9 p.m., Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Family will greet friends, 6-8 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials in lieu of flowers to donor's choice. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Cantrell - Carol M., 78, Fairmont, died Monday (11/5/01) in Lincoln.
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Grace Lutheran Church, Geneva. Memorials to the Senior Center, Fairview Manor Lighted Cross Fund, or Omaha Children's Hospital in lieu of flowers. Farmer and Son Funeral Home, Geneva.

Carraway - Marigold H., 86, Margate, Fla., former resident, The Legacy, Lincoln, died Monday (11/5/01). Born, Fairmont. Moved to Florida in 2000. Professional organist and choir director. Graduated, American Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Taught at Tennessee Wesleyan University and was organist and choir director at First Baptist Church in Columbus, Ga., Ashley River Baptist Church, Charleston, Yokohama Chapel in Japan, and Covenant Church, Lincoln. Member, American Guild of Organists, Chicago Club of Women Organists.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Gary H. and Irene Silva Carraway, Weston, Fla.; grandchildren, Kristine Carraway Smith, Champaign, Ill., Bridget Humphries, Fort Myers, Fla., Jennifer Silva, LaCrosse, Wis., Andre Silva, Weston. She will be missed for her love, wisdom, good advice and sense of humor. Preceded in death by Major Charles H. (of Georgetown, S.C.).
Graveside services: 3 p.m., Friday, Florence National Cemetery. Layton Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto St., Florence, S.C.

Davis - Beth M., 31, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/4/01).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Monday, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Chapel. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Madonna. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Dvorak - Alan Jay, 56, Clear Lake, Iowa, died 10/26/01. Born, Storm Lake, Iowa. Employed, Snyder Construction Co., Clear Lake.
Survivors: uncles; cousins. Preceded in death by parents, Theodore and Elsie (Sumner). brother, Jackie; sister, Frances.
Services were Tuesday, Ward-Von Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake. Memorials to Hospice of North Iowa, 232 Second St. Southeast, Mason City, Iowa 50401.

Dworak - Gail, 74, Ord, died Wednesday (11/07/01). Born, near Ansley (5/19/27) to Robert and Hazel (Norman) Hall. Family moved to Ord, where she was reared and attended school. Graduated, Ord High School, 1945. Taught rural school in Valley County. Married, George J. Dworak, 6/21/46, at Marysville, Kan. They lived in Ord, where they operated Ord Bowling Alley and owned/operated Ord Hotel. In 1964 moved to Lincoln, where she worked in advertising at J.C. Penneys. They also spent time in Ord and Sherman Lake. After her husband's death, 8/9/86, returned to Ord, April 1987. Member, Ord Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Nebraska Democratic Central Committee, Valley County Democrats. Enjoyed her grandchildren, sewing, camping, gardening, Husker football and was an avid baseball fan, especially of the Cubs and Braves.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, Tom and Marlys, Ord, Dick and Terri, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Kathy and Darrell Dickman, Maxwell; six grandchildren; sisters, Norma Rich, LeRoy, Minn., Carol Simpson, Ord. Preceded in death by husband; parents.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Ord United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jim Miller. Ord City Cemetery. No visitation. Memorials to Valley County Hospital Foundation or Ladies Auxiliary VFW. Ord Memorial Chapel.

Enders - Norris O., 89, Omaha, died Monday (11/5/01). Born, Ponca. Worked in real estate. Formerly with USDA Soil Conservation Service, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and in ag development assistance in Korea.
Survivors: wife, Mildred; daughter, Deeanne Barnette, Huntersville, N.C.; son, Keith, Brentwood, Tenn; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Nile; nieces; nephews.
Memorial service: Thursday, Central Presbyterian Church, Omaha. Interment of cremains, Harvard. Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler Mortuary, Omaha.

Forkner - Roger, 57, Grand Island, formerly Lincoln, died 10/22/01.
Graveside service: 11 a.m. Friday, Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O St. Meet at O Street gate. Casual. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home, Grand Island.

Gillan - Robert "Bob," 75, Irvine, Calif., formerly of Lincoln and Omaha, died Saturday (11/3/01).
Memorial services: 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Unitarian Church, 6300 A St., Lincoln (10). The Revs. Fritz Hudson and Charles Stephen. Memorials to the church.

Graf - George E., 90, Lincoln, died Tuesday (11/6/01). Repairman, Lincoln Telephone Co. Member, Orphan Train Historical Society, VFW.
Survivors: sons, daughter-in-law, Thomas W. and Katherine Graf, Richard E. Graf, all Lincoln; one grandchild.
No services. No visitation. Memorials to the Orphan Train Heritage Society of America Inc., 614 E. Emma Ave., Springdale, AR 72764-4634. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Gray - Alan, 82, David City, died Monday (11/5/01) in Lincoln.
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, St. Luke's United Methodist Church, David City. Visitation: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today, Roberts Funeral Home, David City; Friday, one hour before services, church. Memorials in care of the family.

Heumphreus - Michael Dean, 62, Lincoln, died Saturday (10/27/01).
Memorial service: 9 a.m. Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials c/o family.

Hosic - James Lawrence "Jim," 95, Lincoln, died Tuesday (11/6/01). Superintendent, grounds and building, National Guard Armory. Owned and ran movie theater, Milford. Bank guard. Water commissioner, city of Milford. Member, Northeast Missionary Church, Masonic Lodge in Milford, Sesostris Shrine.
Survivors: wife, Nellie (Newton); nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, one brother, two sisters.
No services. No visitation. Memorials to Tabitha or to the family. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Jones - Paul Hunter, 82, Lincoln, died Monday (11/5/01).
Services: 11 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: one hour before services, funeral home. Memorials to church.

Jurena - Otto J., 76, Crete, died Saturday (11/3/01).
Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. today, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Boys Ranch or American Heart Association.

Kahler - Theodore "Ted" Jr., 74, Lincoln, died Tuesday (11/6/01). Born, Lincoln (10/22/27) to Theodore Sr. and Katherine (Weigandt). Navy veteran, World War II. Member, American Legion Post 3, VFW 131, Welfare Society.
Survivors: wife, Valeria; son, daughter-in-law, Kevin and Rhonda, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Kellie and John Marshall, Eagle; granddaughter, Stephanie Kahler, Lincoln; sisters, Katherine Brehm, Lincoln, Pauline Brown, San Diego, Helen Rosebough, Los Angeles; brothers, Alvin, Delbert, both Lincoln. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Alex and Bill; sister, Millie Brehm.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Military honors by American Legion Post 3. Pallbearers: Dennis Borchers, Dwayne Borchers, Doug Johns, Danny Koehler, Scott Kahler, Dave Hywood. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, funeral home. Memorials to St. Jude's Hospital.

Larson - Sharon Ann, 62, Niobrara, died Tuesday (11/6/01) in her home. Born, Winner, S.D. Employed in child care, waitressing.
Survivors: husband, Shad; sons, Perry, Lincoln, Tyon, Niobrara; daughter, Felicia Larson; seven grandchildren; sisters, Kathleen Bloom, Waverly, Judy Newsam, Niobrara; brother, Kelly Danaher; nieces and nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Presbyterian Church, Niobrara. Burial at a later date. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. Thursday, Brockhaus Funeral Home, Niobrara.

Miller - Mason F., 81, Lincoln, widower of Irene, died Sunday (11/4/01). Born, Rockford (11/5/19) to Martin R. and Bertha (Butler) Miller. Aeronautical engineer. Member, Westminster Presbyterian Church, University of Nebraska Alumni Association, MIT Alumni Association.
Survivors: sons, daughter-in-law, Dr. Paul Miller and Dr. Nancy Fagley, Somerset, N.J., James Miller, Mesilla, N.M.; daughter, son-in-law, Dr. Marianne Miller and Robert Wiard, Richmond, Va.; brother, Martin Miller, Lincoln. Preceded in death by wife, parents.
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. The Rev. Dr. Andrew McDonald. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday until service, mortuary. In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations in memory of Mason to the Irene and Mason Miller Scholarship Fund, Peru State College Foundation, P.O. Box 390173, Omaha, 68139. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Nalls - William Ross, 88, Lincoln, died Monday (11/5/01).
Services: 2 p.m. today, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. Visitation: 8 a.m. until services today, funeral home. Memorials to Nebraska Masonic Home, 1300 Avenue D., Plattsmouth 68048.

Nelson - Lee L., 82, Lincoln, formerly Wahoo and Edgar, died Tuesday (11/6/01). Born, Holstein (6/4/19) to Cora (Rohl) and Walter Nelson. Grain elevator manager, 36 years. Graduated, Holstein High School. Member, American Legion, VFW. Former member, Knights of Columbus, Eagles Club. Staff sergeant, 8th Air Force, World War II.
Survivors: wife, Joan (Zubrod); sons, daughters-in-law, Creighton and Sarah, West Bend, Iowa, Corwin and Jana, Lincoln; daughters, sons-in-law, Rogene and Charles Cihal, Lincoln, Renae and Dennis Brooks, Oxford; 10 grandchildren; brother, Walter Nelson Jr., Bremerton, Wash.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Robert Schmitz, Lincoln; mother-in-law, Ethel Zubrod, Lincoln; cousins; nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wahoo. Fathers Rudy Oborny and Garold Gabel. Rosary: 7 p.m. Friday, North American Martyrs, Lincoln. No visitation, cremation. Memorials to Saint Elizabeth Hospice Care of Lincoln or the North American Martyrs building fund in lieu of flowers. Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.

Paul - Gunda L., 85, Lincoln, widow of J. Edward, died Sunday (11/4/01).
Services: 2 p.m. today, United Methodist Church, Minden. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to Alzheimer's Association, Lincoln Greater Nebraska Chapter, 5601 S. 27th St., Suite 101, Lincoln, (12); American Cancer Society 5733 S. 34th St., Suite 500, Lincoln, (16); or donor's choice. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Scott - Gertrude S., 84, Beatrice, widow of Harold, died Tuesday (11/6/01).
Services: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward. Visitation: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. today; 9 a.m. until services Friday, funeral home. Memorials to the Lutheran Hour or donor's choice in care of the Scott family.

Sjulin - Richard Paul, 71, Shenandoah, Iowa, died Monday (11/5/01) of a heart attack.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, Shenandoah. Visitation: 7-8 p.m. today, Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home, Shenandoah. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Shenandoah Public Library.

Smith - Jesse Clairon, 82, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/4/01).
Services: 10 a.m. today, Second Baptist Church. Graveside services: 2 p.m. today, Peru Cemetery. Memorials to the family. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Tucker - Leona Marie, 78, Lincoln, died Tuesday (11/6/01). Born, Shaw, Miss., (6/29/23) to Wallace and Lubertha (Tyson) Corey. Member, Mount Zion Baptist Church.
Survivors: husband, James C.; sons, daughter-in-law, James Tucker Jr., Lincoln, Jesse and Joan Jefferson, Chicago, Noble Harris, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Charlene and Arshad Mehmood, Lincoln; sons, Terry Harris, Chicago, Larry Harris, Dannye Harris, Donald Harris, Darryl Harris, all Lincoln; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; brother, James Corey, Chicago; sisters, Ophelia Heard, Memphis, Tenn., Mable Cole, Boyle, Miss.
Services: noon Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Wake service: 11 a.m., funeral home. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Jesse Jefferson, Noble Harris, Terry Harris, Larry Harris, Dannye Harris, Donald Harris. Honorary pallbearers: Darren Washington, James Tucker Jr., Arshad Mehmood, Richard Reese, John W. Reed Sr., Robert Bluford. Visitation: one hour before services, funeral home.

Tyson - Bernice Emily, 90, Wichita, Kan., formerly Lincoln, died Sunday (11/4/01).
Services: 1 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to Capital Humane Society.

Ulberg - Myron G., 69, Omaha, formerly of Lincoln, died Tuesday (11/6/01). Born, Park River, N.D. U.S. Navy veteran, Korean War, and served 1952-1957 and again 1969-1977.
Survivors: brother, Herbert Ulberg, Lincoln; nephew, Larry Ulberg, Lincoln.
Private family services. No visitation. Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.

Vanek - Alden J., 78, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/4/01).
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. today, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Memorials to family. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Wadley - Louise H., 91, Tecumseh, widow of Thurman, died Tuesday (11/6/01). Born, Douglas. Retired homemaker.
Survivors: daughter, Elizabeth Walters, Tecumseh; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, Wherry Brothers Mortuary, Tecumseh. Tecumseh Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. until services Friday, mortuary. Memorials to family's choice.

York - Dr. Robert W., 85, Lincoln, died Monday (11/5/01).
Funeral Mass: 1:30 p.m. today, St. Teresa's Catholic Church, 735 S. 36th St. Visitation: before mass, church. Memorials to Catholic Social Services or St. Teresa's School Foundation. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Anderson - Ethel M., 96, Lawrence, Kan., formerly of Lincoln, died Monday (11/5/01).
Graveside service: 10:30 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 S. 14th St.. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.

Boldt - Gary D., 56, Lincoln, died Monday (11/5/01).
Services: 10 a.m. today, Sheridan Lutheran Church, 3700 Sheridan Blvd. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials in lieu of flowers to donor's choice. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Booth - Dennis Wayne, 56, Houston, died 7/24/01.
Survivors: mother, Bernice Booth, Lincoln; one sister; two nephews; niece; great-nieces and great-nephew; cousins.
Graveside memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Wyuka Cemetery. Use Vine Street entrance. Memorials to family. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Carraway - Marigold H., 86, Margate, Fla., former resident, The Legacy, Lincoln, died Monday (11/5/01).
Graveside services: 3 p.m., today, Florence National Cemetery. Layton Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto St., Florence, SC.

Davis - Beth M., 31, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/4/01).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Monday, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Chapel. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Madonna. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Dworak - Gail, 74, Ord, died Wednesday (11/07/01).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Ord United Methodist Church. No visitation. Memorials to Valley County Hospital Foundation or Ladies Auxiliary VFW. Ord Memorial Chapel.

Fox - Clara Lynn, 85, Louisville, died Thursday (11/8/01). Born, Mynard. Retired registered nurse.
Survivors: daughter, Lynn Hafer, Loveland, Colo., two grandsons; one great-granddaughter; sister, Kathleen Bennett, Douglasville, Ga.; brothers, Spencer Propst, Lenexa, Kan., Richard Propst, Plattsmouth; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husbands, Wilbur McPhaul, Melvin Fox.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Roby Funeral Home, Plattsmouth. Oak Hill Cemetery, Plattsmouth. Memorials to donor's favorite charity or Hospice of Tabitha.

Gillan - Robert "Bob," 75, Irvine, Calif., formerly of Lincoln and Omaha, died Saturday (11/3/01).
Memorial services: 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Unitarian Church, 6300 A St., Lincoln (10). Memorials to the church.

Graf - George E., 90, Lincoln, died Tuesday (11/6/01).
No services. No visitation. Memorials to the Orphan Train Heritage Society of America Inc., 614 E. Emma Ave., Springdale, AR 72764-4634. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Heikes - Teresa I., 80, Beatrice, widow of William "Bill," died Tuesday (11/6/01). Born, Beatrice. Retired deputy register of deeds. Former legal secretary.
Survivors: several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mass of Christian burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Beatrice. Church cemetery. Visitation: today until 9:30 p.m., Fox Funeral Home, Beatrice. Scriptural rosary: 7 p.m. today, funeral home. No visitation at church. Memorial established to the church maintenance fund with funeral home in charge.

Hesson - Martha, 107, Syracuse, died Wednesday (11/7/01). Born, rural Burr (2/22/1894) to Henry and Minnie (Grotrain) Holscher. Homemaker. Married, Henry Maake, 9/12/18, Burr (deceased 8/8/38); Wellington "Slim" Hesson, 3/3/51, Beatrice (deceased, 7/12/78). Moved to Douglas, 1980; to Syracuse 1980. Former member, Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Unadilla. Loved taking care of others, playing cards, dominos and quilting.
Survivors: daughters, Opal McNeil, Lincoln, Ilene Fraizer, Sonoita, Ariz.; son, daughter-in-law, Wayne and Mary Maake, Tucson, Ariz.; stepson, spouse, Jack and Gladys Hesson, Lincoln; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; husbands; son, Virgil (5/24/84); daughter, Dona (12/16/85); seven sisters, twin sister, Amanda Miesbach (4/22/90); two brothers.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Hope Lutheran Church, Burr. The Rev. Mary Grundman. Church Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Syracuse; one hour before services, church. Memorials to Good Samaritan Center, Syracuse.

Heumphreus - Michael Dean, 62, Lincoln, died Saturday (10/27/01).
Memorial service: 9 a.m. Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials c/o family.

Hosic - James Lawrence "Jim," 95, Lincoln, died Tuesday (11/6/01).
No services. No visitation. Memorials to Tabitha or to the family. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Kahler - Theodore "Ted" Jr., 74, Lincoln, died Tuesday (11/6/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, funeral home. Memorials to St. Jude's Hospital.

Luebbe - Elsie Kay, 62, Milford, widow of Edgar, died Wednesday (10/7/01). Born, Gailburg, Ill. Graduate, Alexis High School, Alexis, Ill.
Survivors: sons, Karl, Minneapolis, Bert, Milford; brother, Roger Nelson, North Henderson, Ill.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Faith Lutheran Church, Seward. Blue Mound Cemetery, Milford. Volzke Mortuary, Seward.

Malone - James W., 76, Lincoln, widower of Lorrain, died Thursday (10/8/01). Retired superintendent, Cochran-Long Sheet Metal Co. Member: St. John's Catholic Church, first trustee at foundation and helped found the Holy Name Society; first president and founder, local Sheet Metal Workers, former union member, Sheet Metal Workers International Association; American Legion Post 3; church usher. Former owner of J&I Car Wash. World War II veteran, U.S. Navy Scouts and Raiders. Involved at Omaha beach on D-day and in Sicily invasion.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Harry and Bonnie K., Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Helen and William Mayhew, Charlotte, N.C.; sister, brother-in-law, Vernell and Jerry Ditter, California; grandchildren, spouses, Laura and Kris, Paul and Jill, Nathan and Mindy, Angela, Karen, Brian and Holly; great-grandchildren, Alex, Christopher, Alesha, James, Ehlana, Ashley, Britney, Anthony; cousins. Preceded in death by wife; daughter, Brenda Mae; brother, Pat Malone.
Services: 2 p.m. Monday, St. John's Catholic Church. Father James Benton. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Pallbearers: Vern Wilson, Mike Wilson, Paul Malone, Nathan Malone, Jack Richardson, Kris Anderson. Memorials to Mass offering or Diabetes Association.

Miller - Mason F., 81, Lincoln, widower of Irene, died Sunday (11/4/01).
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Visitation: 2 p.m. today until services, mortuary. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mason to the Irene and Mason Miller Scholarship Fund, Peru State College Foundation, P.O. Box 390173, Omaha, 68139. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Montgomery - Ariana C. "Pretty Princess," 6 weeks, Lincoln, died Wednesday. Infant daughter of Vern and Miki. Member: St. Luke's United Methodist Church.
Survivors: parents; brother, Darion; grandparents, Sharie Lemon, Chicago, Tom and Sherry Cook, Grand Island, the Rev. Homer Noley, Wilburton, Okla.; great-grandmother, Norma Jean Scott, Marianna, Ark.; great-grandparents, Don and Alice Allensworth, Macedonia, Iowa, Mattie and Joyce Cook, Ashington, England; aunts, Kimberly Noley, Wilburton, Veronica Montgomery, Chicago; aunt, uncle, Lisa and Yos Suwannachitr, Oklahoma City.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 1621 Superior St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to Kids Planet Daycare, 1828 N St.

Nelson - Lee L., 82, Lincoln, formerly Wahoo and Edgar, died Tuesday (11/6/01).
Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wahoo. Rosary: 7 p.m. today, North American Martyrs, Lincoln. No visitation, cremation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Saint Elizabeth Hospice Care of Lincoln, or North American Martyrs building fund, 1101 Isaac Drive, Lincoln 68521. Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Ave.

Peters - Betty J. Harrington, 81, Solon, Iowa, died Wednesday (10/7/01). Born, Coos Bay, Ore. Homemaker and medical technologist, Sacred Heart Hospital, Eugene, Ore.
Survivors: husband, Irvin H. (Pete); son, The Rev. Doug Peters, Solon; daughter, Judy Brown, Littleton, Colo.; five grandchildren; sister, Joan Browning, Bend, Ore.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Solon United Methodist Church, Solon. Burial at a later date. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. Sunday, church and one hour before services, church. Brosh Funeral Home, Solon.

Peterson - Penny C., 53, Crete, died Thursday (10/8/01) in Lincoln.
Memorial services pending. Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete.

Pritchard - Gary L., 59, Adams, died Wednesday (11/7/01). Born, Boone, Iowa (3/23/42) to Howard and Dorothy (Schroeder). Assistant center director, U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, 28 years. Member, Hickman Presbyterian Church, Texas Longhorn Breeders Association, American Legion Post, Hickman.
Survivors: wife, Sandra; sons, daughters-in-law, David and Glee, Earlham, Iowa, Jon and Erica Pritchard, Redwing, Minn.; daughters, Megan Pritchard, Adams, Joanna Pritchard, Ames, Iowa; six grandchildren, Haley, Jamie and Joey Pritchard, David, Amber and Kayliss Schaefer; brother, sister-in-law, Craig and Angie, Center Point, Iowa. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Jim.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Hickman Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Third St. The Rev. Steve Wing. Hickman Cemetery. Military graveside rites conducted by Hickman American Legion. Pallbearers: Terry Way, Fred Wegelin, Dave Pritchard, Tim Pritchard, Garry Heetdirks, Michael Went. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church, Hickman 68372. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Santmire - Charles V., 98, Lincoln, died Thursday (11/8/01). Born, rural Herkimer Co., N.Y. Retired heavy-equipment salesman, J.C. George Co., Syracuse, N.Y.
Survivors: wife, Christine; son, Charles M. "Charlie," Raymond; granddaughter.
No services. No visitation. Cremation. Memorials to Alzheimer's Association Lincoln/Greater Nebraska chapter, 5601 S. 27th St., 101 (12) or Shrine Hospital for Children c/o Sesostris Temple of the Shrine, 1717 Yoldande Ave. (12).

Scott - Gertrude S., 84, Beatrice, widow of Harold, died Tuesday (11/6/01).
Services: 1:30 p.m. today, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward. Visitation: 9 a.m. until services today, funeral home. Memorials to the Lutheran Hour or donor's choice in care of the family.

Sitzman - Gail E., 76, Wauneta, died Tuesday (11/6/01).
Survivors: sons, Larry, Columbus, Kyle, Lincoln; daughter, Janet Nordhausen, Wauneta; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Daryl Crewel, Kirk Crewel, both Loveland, Colo.; sister, Nancy West, Glenwood, Iowa.
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, United Methodist Church, Culbertson. Culbertson Cemetery. Memorial established in Gail's memory. Liewer Funeral Home, Wauneta.

Sjulin - Richard Paul, 71, Shenandoah, Iowa, died Monday (11/5/01) of a heart attack.
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Shenandoah. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Shenandoah Public Library. Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home, Shenandoah.

Smith - Willis L., 74, Lincoln, died Wednesday (11/8/01).
Survivors: wife, Erma; sons, Alan, Douglas, Tony, all Lincoln; daughters, Mary Teater, Wendy Baldwin, both Lincoln; brothers, John, Levi, both Lincoln; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
Services: 2:30 p.m. Monday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Yankee Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 3-9 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday, funeral home. Memorials to family.

Speth - Margaret, 74, Glenallen, Mo., widow of Eugene, died 5/31/01, in Tennessee.
Survivors: three children; five sisters; two brothers; sister-in-law, Helen Heinbigner, Wilber.
Graveside memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Rosewood Cemetery, Palmyra. Meet at cemetery. Cremation.

Storjohn - Barbara K., 70, Crete, died Wednesday (10/7/01).
Services pending. Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete.

Taylor - Lorraine E., 82, Schuyler, widow of Charles, died Wednesday (10/7/01). Born, Washington County.
Survivors: daughters, Marlene "Marty" Mejstrik, Schuyler, Barbara Crosnoe, York; son, Jay, Axtell; four grandchildren; brother, Willis Mundorf, Blair.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Kracl Funeral Home, Schuyler. Rosehill Cemetery, Orum. Visitation: noon-8 p.m. today, funeral home and 8:30 a.m. until services. Memorials to Bethpage Mission, Axtell or Rosehill Cemetery, Orum.

Tucker - Leona Marie, 78, Lincoln, died Tuesday (11/6/01).
Services: noon Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Wake service: 11 a.m. Saturday, funeral home. Visitation: one hour before services, funeral home.

Wolken - Coby Lane, 5 months, North Platte, died Wednesday (10/7/01). Born (5/31/01).
Survivors: parents, Larry and Staci Wolken; brothers, Coltin, Coy; grandparents, Marion and Jeani Rhoades; Bill and Joyce Wolken, Jack and Barb Robinson; great-grandparents, Mary Wackel, Parker and Barbara Strand, Alice Bobbitt; great-great-grandfather, Delbert Rice; aunts, uncles, cousins.
Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, United Church of Christ, Thedford. Memorials to the family in the name of Children's Hospital or Rainbow House in Omaha.


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