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Barkmeier -- Helen C., 89, Exeter, died Friday (11/9/01). Born, Exeter (7/21/12).
Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Kathy, Lincoln; daughter, Betty Jean Russell, Bennet; brother and sister-in-law, Arnie and Marion Geiger, Exeter; sister, Francis Ekeler, Exeter; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Exeter. Father Kenneth Borowiak. Exeter Cemetery. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Monday, Farmer Funeral Home, Exeter. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Monday, funeral home. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Exeter Community Care Center.

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. today, Ord United Methodist Church. No visitation. Memorials to Valley County Hospital Foundation or Ladies Auxiliary VFW. Ord Memorial Chapel.

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.

Goertzen -- Inez, 94, Aurora, formerly of Hampton, widow of Jacob, died Thursday (11/08/01).
Survivors: son, Dennis, Henderson; daughters, Lois Ediger, Lincoln, Neva Klassen, Santa Ana, Calif.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Countryside Bible Church, near Hampton. Mennonite Brethren Cemetery, near Henderson. No visitation. Higby Mortuary, Aurora.

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.

Hawthorne -- Orpha A., 84, Valentine, formerly of Fullerton, widow of Cecil, died Thursday (11/8/01). Born, Merrick County. Former dispatcher, Nance County Sheriff's office.
Survivors: son, Kelvin, Valentine; daughter, Betty O'Neill, Blanchard, Okla.; seven grandchildren; brother, Elden Good, Pamona, Calif.; sisters, Crystal Hawthorne, Central City, Honor Beavers, Vancouver, Wash.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, United Methodist Church, Fullerton. Pierce Chapel Cemetery, near Clarks. Visitation: 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Palmer Funeral Home, Fullerton.

Helm - John C., 38, Lincoln, died Thursday (11/8/01). Drywaller.
Survivors: brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Phyllis, Lincoln; sisters and brothers-in-law, Rose and LeRoy Koeppen, Lincoln, Vickie and Gary Miller, Sterling, Susan and Archie Sukovdy, Crete, Mary Miller, Lincoln, Pam Hardy, St. Joseph, Mo., Robin Helm, Waverly; nieces and nephews; former wife, Maggie; special friends, Sue, Heather, Tom, Suki, Cindy, Darren, Maggie, Abigail, Zeke, Kathy and the Guys. Preceded in death by parents, Bob and Rosemary; sister, Pat.
Services: 11 p.m. Tuesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Chapel, 4040 A St. Father Paul Rutten. Fairview Cemetery. Visitation: after 2 p.m. Saturday, at Chapel. Memorials to the family.

Hesson - Martha, 107, Syracuse, died Wednesday (11/7/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Hope Lutheran Church, Burr. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today 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. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials in care of the 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.

Isaacs -- Leslie, 71, Ravenna, formerly Unadilla, died Thursday (11/8/01) in Kearney. Born, Lincoln. Retired, Chicago Lumber Co.; also worked for Karel Construction. Served, U.S. Army.
Survivors: wife, Doris; daughter, Patricia Yendra, Gibbon; son, Robert, Shelton; three granddaughters; brothers, Donald, of Malcolm, Ronald, Leonard, both of Unadilla; sisters, Judith Merriman, Lincoln, Sandra Aden, Hickman, Frances Mangen, Sioux Falls, S.D., Shirley Dixon, LaVista.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Monday, United Methodist Church, Ravenna. Highland Park Cemetery, Ravenna. Visitation: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Sunday, church. Rasmussen Mortuary, Ravenna. Memorials to the church or Lions Club.

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. today and Sunday, funeral home. Memorials to St. Jude's Hospital.

Lukas -- Diane, Robbinsdale, Minn., formerly Beatrice, wife of Steven, died Friday (11/9/01).
Gearity-Delmore Funeral Chapels, Robbinsdale.

Malone - James W., 76, Lincoln, widower of Lorrain, died Thursday (10/8/01).
Services: 2 p.m. Monday, St. John's Catholic Church. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to Mass offering or Diabetes Association.

McGinnis -- Mary L., 100, Citrus Heights, Calif., formerly of Dawson, Falls City, widow of Carlyle, died Wednesday (11/7/01) in Roseville, Calif. Born, Dawson. Cook, Community Hospital, Falls City, when in Nebraska; worked in church nursery at Citrus Heights Methodist Church, 35 years.
Survivors: sons, Carlyle, Dewey, Ariz., Gene, Falls City, Floyd, Tulsa, Okla.; daughter, Sherry Wilhelm, Citrus Heights; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dorr Funeral Home, Falls City. Heim Cemetery, Dawson.

Miller - Mason F., 81, Lincoln, widower of Irene, died Sunday (11/4/01).
Service: 10 a.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Pallbearers: Paul Miller, Jim Miller, Bob Wiard, Bill Whitney, Jr. Visitation: 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.
Services: 10 a.m. today, St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 1621 Superior St. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to Kids Planet Daycare, 1828 N St.

Morrison - George Henry, 66, Lincoln, widower of Sarah (Starns), died Friday (11/9/01). Born, Grand Island (3/3/35) to William Henry and Hester Marian (Guffy). U.S. Army veteran. Farm Bureau Insurance Company, vice president of claims. Member, CPCU. Avid golfer.
Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law: Scot and Stephanie, Kelly and Danette, all of Lincoln; daughter and son-in-law, Liz and Howard Miller, Lincoln; grandchildren, Tyler and Nikki, Morrison, Jacob, Kelsey, and Katie Miller, all of Lincoln; sister and brother-in-law, Hester and Charles Strobel, Longmont, Colo.; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by son, Jon Kirk Morrison.
Private family graveside services. Lincoln Memorial Park. No visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to The Mayo Clinic for Amyloidosis Research.

Nelson - Lee L., 82, Lincoln, formerly Wahoo and Edgar, died Tuesday (11/6/01).
Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. today, St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wahoo. 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.

Neville - Feliceinne J., 67, Geneva, died Thursday (11/8/01). Born, Geneva (2/19/34) To William Sr. and Enid (Schooler) Jacque.
Survivors: husband, William F.; sons, daughters-in-law, Mike and Brenda Becker, York, Doug Becker, Aurora, Matt and Rannette Becker, Lincoln, Bill and Becky Neville, Phillip Neville, all of Geneva; brothers, sisters-in-law, Bill J. and Roma Jacque, Tyler, Texas, Jack D. and Diane Jacque, Woodward, Iowa; 12 grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Geneva. Msgr. Ivan Vap. Church cemetery. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, church. Visitation: beginning 1 p.m. Sunday, Farmer and Son Funeral Home, Geneva; then one hour before rosary, church.

Peterson -- Penny C., 53, Crete, died Thursday (11/8/01) in Lincoln.
Survivors: husband, Bob; daughter, Cynthia Yeackley, Lincoln; son, Robert, Crete; sisters, brother-in-law, Rea and Don Steele, Grand Island, Jacqueline Price.
Memorial services: 10 a.m. Monday, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Pastor Doug Rohrer. Cremation. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral home.

Pracheil - Ernest A., 79, Exeter, died Friday (11/9/01). Born, Exeter (11/12/21). World War II veteran. Retired farmer.
Survivors: wife, Frances J.; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Nancy, Omaha; daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy and Gary Dick, Geneva, Betty and Rick Buerer, Kearney; nine grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services: 2 p.m. Monday, Farmer Funeral Home, Exeter. The Rev. Brian Kottas. Military graveside services: Bohemian National Cemetery, Milligan. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday, funeral home. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the family.

Pritchard - Gary L., 59, Adams, died Wednesday (11/7/01).
Services: 11 a.m. today, Hickman Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Third St. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to the church, Hickman 68372. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Quiring -- Nettie A., 93, Henderson, widow of Peter J., died Thursday (11/8/01) in Aurora. Born, Enid, Okla. Farmed with husband.
Survivors: daughter, Nancy Braun, Henderson; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Emma Voth, Oklahoma City, Rosey Martens, Fairview, Okla.
Committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mennonite Brethren Cemetery, near Henderson. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Mennonite Brethren Church, Henderson. Visitation: begins 5 p.m. Sunday, Metz Mortuary, Henderson.

Salak -- Charles E., 84, Schuyler, died Thursday (11/8/01) in Lincoln. Born, Schuyler. Assistant Postmaster, Schuyler Post Office, operated the Parkway Drive Inn. Served, Army, World War II.
Survivors: wife, Wilma; sons, Jay, Lincoln, Jon, Tolleson, Ariz.; sisters, Edith Flick, San Jose, Calif., Grace Sackman, Apache Junction, Ariz., Geraldine Simonson, Lincoln, Vernie Davenport, Grand Island; brother, Gerald, Fayetteville, Ark.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Services: 2 p.m.. Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Schuyler. Committal at a later date. Visitation: noon-8 p.m. Sunday, Kracl Funeral Chapel, Schuyler; one hour before services, church. Memorials to the Schuyler VFW or the Trinity Lutheran building fund.

Spelts -- Richard E. Jr., 82, Grand Island, widower of Dorothy, died Friday (11/9/01).
Survivors: daughters, Connie Brouillette, Shawnee Mission, Kan., Susan Spelts, Houston; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Eva Olds, Tucson, Ariz., Flo Booth, Philadelphia.
Memorial services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, First Presbyterian Church. Private burial, Grand Island City Cemetery. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Monday, Apfel-Butler-Geddes Funeral Home. Memorials to First Presbyterian Church or the Grand Island Foundation.

Storjohn -- Barbara K., 70, Crete, died Wednesday (11/7/01).
Survivors: son, Steve Storjohn and friend Connie Sand, Seward; grandchildren, Calen and Micah Storjohn, Seward.
Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Pastor Merv Goodrick. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: beginning noon Sunday, funeral home.

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

Uher - John W., 70, Grand Island, formerly Lincoln, died Friday (11/9/01). Programmer/Systems Analyst, U.S. Army. Korean Veteran, U.S. Army. Graduate: University of Nebraska; Illinois Institute of Technology. Former member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Survivors: sisters and brother-in-law, Margaret and Loren Olsen, Des Moines, Iowa, Edith Fiedler, Wahoo, Marie Mooney, Helen Novachick, Marcella Metcalf, all of Lincoln; nieces and nephews.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. Mary's Catholic Church. Father Christopher Kubat. Graveside services: 2 p.m., St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Weston. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Butherus, Maser & Love Chapel, 4040 A St. Memorials to the family.

Winter - Kenneth D., 74, Pierce, died Friday (11/9/01). Born, Norfolk (8/27/25) to Herbert and Lottie (Groninger). Farmer. Graduate, Pierce High School, 1942. Navy veteran, World War II. Memberships: Zion Lutheran Church, Pierce; American Legion Post No. 72.
Survivors: wife, Evelyn; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Richard Miller, Norfolk, Sally and Richard Hart, Wasilla, Ariz., Jayne Johnson, Barbara and Ron Rader, Patty and Paul Hoffmeyer, all of Lincoln; nine grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren. Preceded in death by parents.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Zion Lutheran Church, Pierce. The Rev. Gordon Bruce. Prospect View Cemetery, Pierce. Military Rites, Tomek-Otto Post No. 72 American Legion. No visitation. Sponacek Memorial Chapel, Pierce.

Abernathy - Hazel, 89, Guide Rock, widow of Donald, died Sunday (11/11/01) in Red Cloud. Born, South Sioux City. Owned and operated Abernathy Greyhound Kennels.
Survivors: stepdaughter, Pat Jennings, Guide Rock; stepsons, Don Abernathy, Lander, Wyo., Jim Abernathy, Sarasota, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by second husband, Arthur Heise.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Guide Rock United Methodist Church. Guide Rock Cemetery. Simonson-Williams Funeral Home, Red Cloud. Memorials to Guide Rock Cemetery Fund.

Barkmeier - Helen C., 89, Exeter, died Friday (11/9/01).
Services: 10 a.m. today, St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Exeter. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Exeter Community Care Center. Farmer Funeral Home, Exeter.

Bell - Velma M., 90, Lincoln, died Monday (11/12/01).
Services pending, Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St.

Bruning - Fern E., 89, Gretna, died Saturday (11/10/01)
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Robert and Sharon, Omaha; daughters, sons-in-law, JoAnn and Rudy Vasko, Omaha, Jean and Ivan Novak, Crete, Peggy and Gary Meyer, Wichita, Kan., Sharrie Dye, Gretna; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Mildred Bruning, Engelwood, Colo. Preceded in death by husband, Joseph.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Gretna. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Gretna. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. today, with family 6-8 p.m., Kahler-Dolce Mortuary Papillion. Rosary: 7 p.m. today, mortuary. Memorials to church in care of Fern Bruning Memorial Fund.

Egosycue - Mary (Hernandez), 77, El Paso, Texas, widow of Joe, died Wednesday (11/7/01). Born, Wymore. Homemaker.
Survivors: son, Joseph, Washington, D.C.; sisters, Virginia Owen, Lincoln, Aurora Trammel, Atlanta; brothers, Victor Hernandez, Wymore, John Hernandez, Lincoln; one grandson.
Services pending, Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, El Paso. Fort Bliss Cemetery. San Jose Mortuary, 601 S. Virginia, El Paso.

Ekblad - John E., 86, Lincoln, widower of Sara, died Sunday (11/11/01). Born, Minneapolis (11/1/15) to Emanuel G. and Matilda (Olson). Retired deed writer, Nebraska Department of Roads. Former aerospace engineer for Boeing and Martin Marietta. Member, First Lutheran Church.
Survivors: daughter, Carol Karr, Lincoln; grandsons, Dallas Hogan, Trevor Karr; sisters, brother-in-law, Dorothy Ekblad, Lillian Halburg, both Lincoln, Vicki and James Hush, Evergreen, Colo.; sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Ekblad, Fairfax, Va.; brothers-in-law, Merritt Cushing, Pueblo, Colo., Charles Cleveland, Denver; former son-in-law, Steve Karr, Lincoln; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by son, David; parents; sisters, Beatrice Cleveland, Marian Cushing; brother, William Ekblad.
Graveside services and burial of cremains: 3 p.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 S. 14th St. Pastor Fred Nelson. No visitation. Cremation. Memorials to First Lutheran Church, 1551 S. 70th (06). Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

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

Grasmick - Frieda, 87, Omaha, widow of Fred, died Saturday (11/10/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to American Cancer Society or Alzheimer's Association.

Helm - John Charles, 38, Lincoln, died Thursday (11/8/01).
Services: 11 a.m. today (corrected time), Butherus, Maser & Love Chapel, 4040 A St. Memorials to the family.

Henrion - Walter S. Jr., 89, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/11/01) in Omaha, result of complications from surgery. Born, Wichita, Kan. (6/7/12) to Walter S. and Lena (Hartman) Henrion Sr. Graduated, University of Nebraska, 1933, a starting basketball letterman and subsequent inductee into NU Basketball Hall of Fame. Has lived in Lincoln since 1935. Worked 50 years, Woodmen Accident and Life Co. At retirement he was vice chairman of the board and chairman of the board finance committee. Had many civic and professional affiliations, including: past president, Lincoln Community Chest; past chairman, Lancaster County Red Cross; past trustee, NU Foundation; past trustee and director, Lincoln Foundation; past chairman, American Life Convention; past chairman, Omaha-Lincoln Financial Analyst Society; past president, Insurance Institute of Nebraska; past president, Lincoln Country Club; past director, Lincoln University Club. Also member: Round Table Discussion Club, Candle Light Discussion Club, Sierra Club of Lincoln; Holiday Dinner Club; Monday Night Dinner Club. Two endowment scholarships are in his name at UNL: The Walter Henrion Scholarship in College of Business and the Walter S. and Virginia D. Henrion Scholarship at Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. Recognized in 1995 as Man of the Century at Phi Psi, Alpha chapter.
Survivors: sons, Walt, Dallas, Tom, Louisville, Ky.; daughter, Sheila Caseley, Tyringham, Mass., and Rumbley, Md.; grandchildren, Michele, Geoff, Alison, Kerstin, Tom and Carson; great-grandchildren, Will, Kate, Alexa and Sydney. Preceded in death by wife, Virginia Donahue Henrion; grandson, Timothy Henrion; daughter-in-law, Elaine Boettcher Henrion.
Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Cathedral of the Risen Christ, 3500 Sheridan Blvd. Father Robert G. Tucker and Monsignor James Dawson. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. today, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. today, mortuary. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to the Walter S. and Virginia D. Henrion Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 642237, Omaha 68164. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Hilgert - Mildred "Millie," 84, Fairway, Kan., died Thursday (11/8/01).
Services: 3 p.m. today, Rudge Memorial Chapel, 3600 O St. Visitation: 1-3 p.m. today, chapel; after services, family will greet friends at the Villager, 52nd and O streets.

Hiner - Clyde J., 80, Wymore, widower of Helen, died Friday (11/9/01). Born near Beloit, Kan. Retired, Burlington Railroad. Army veteran, World War II.
Survivors: sons, Robert, Blue Springs, Kenneth, Wymore; four grandchildren; two stepgrandsons; brother, D.D. "Bill," Farmington, Mich.; nieces; nephews.
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Wymore Church of Christ. Wymore Cemetery. Visitation: 6 p.m. today until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Laughlin-Hoevet Funeral Home, Wymore; one hour before services, church. Memorials to church or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital with Virgil and Shirley Martin in charge.

Huenink - Alice P., 79, Lincoln, died Monday (11/12/01).
No services by request of deceased. Cremation. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Jackson - Hattie, 78, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/10/11). Born, Natchitches, La. (11/15/23). Retired cook, UNL Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, 1986. Member: Mt. Zion Baptist Church; usher and matron; American Legion Auxiliary; Black Christian Women's Network.
Survivors: husband, AJ; sister, brother-in-law, Essie and Moses Williams; nephew and godson, Lonnie Smith; niece, Bettie Smith; other nieces and nephews, Shreveport, La.; sister-in-law, brother-in-law, Christine and Willie Ricks, Lincoln; godson, Rudolph Parson II, Omaha; adopted special friends, Bullock, Dandridge, Edington, Green, Lomack, Moore, Parson families.
Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. The Rev. Michael Combs. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today and one hour before service Wednesday, funeral home. Memorials to Madonna Rehabilitation Center, 5401 South St. (06). Condolences can be sent to L. Bullock, 4210 N. 73rd St. (07).

Kennedy - Frances P., 82, Lincoln, widow of Ellis R., died Sunday (11/11/01). Born, Lincoln (6/5/19). Retired, 1st National Bank.
Survivors: daughter, Sally Hennessey, Lincoln; granddaughters, Bambi Boyd, Straughn, Ind., Jennifer Kennedy, Santa Barbara, Calif.; great-grandchildren, David E. Boyd, Jessica M. Blankenship; great-great-granddaughter, Haley M. Blankenship. Preceded in death by husband, 1999.
Graveside services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O St. Meet at 12:45 at O Street gate. Visitation: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. Memorials c/o family.

Kilburn - Louis M. III, 81, Lincoln, widower of Violet, died Saturday (11/10/01).
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. today, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 14th and K streets. Memorials in care of the family. Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.

Lewandowski - Sabine, 83, Grand Island, widow of Ray, died Sunday (11/11/01). Born, Farwell. With husband, owned/operated International Harvester Implement and trucking business; also farmed in Farwell area and involved in Farwell reclamation and Sherman irrigation projects.
Survivors: daughters, Rosann Riekenberg, McPherson, Kan., Rae Jean Miller, Sharon Lewandowski, both Lincoln; three grandchildren.
Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Farwell. Church cemetery. No visitation. Cremation. Memorials to church. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home, Grand Island.

Lukas - Dianne E., 55, Robbinsdale, Minn, formerly Beatrice, died Friday (11/9/01) of breast cancer.
Services: 9:30 a.m. today, The Church of St. Frances of Cabrini, Minneapolis. Visitation: half-hour before services, church. Memorials to Virginia Piper Cancer Center or The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Gearty-Delmore Robbinsdale Chapel.

Martin - Morton "Bruce," 66, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly Omaha, died 11/2/01. Born, Lincoln.
Survivors: wife, Marcia Day Martin; sister, Mary Ann Martin, Lincoln; sons, Bruce, Monterey, Calif., John, San Francisco; one granddaughter.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Friday, All Saints Church, 9302 Blondo St., Omaha. Memorials to charity of donor's choice.

Meyers - Richard R., 66, Elkhart, Ind., died Friday (11/9/01). Born, Omaha. Worked for Dygert Custom Seating. Army veteran, Korean War.
Survivors: wife, Linda; daughters, Ann Robinson, Saundra Kroon, both Lincoln; sons, Curtis, Waverly, Richard II, Lincoln, Gregory, Eagle, Kent, Central City, Lee, Elkhart, Ind.; 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Ernest, William, both Lincoln, Gordon, California.
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Solt Funeral Home, Central City. Central City Cemetery. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. Memorials to family.

Morrison - George Henry, 66, Lincoln, widower of Sarah (Starns), died Friday (11/9/01).
Private family graveside services. Lincoln Memorial Park. No visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the Mayo Clinic, for amyloidosis research. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

O'Brien - Robert D., 76, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/10/01).
Services: 10:30 Wednesday, St. John The Apostle Catholic Church, 7601 Vine St. Visitation: today until 9 p.m., Roper and Sons Chapel, 4300 O St. Rosary: 7:30 today, chapel. Memorials in lieu of flowers to The American Cancer Society or to the family. Condolences to contact@roperandsons.com.

Olmsted - Bernice, 84, Tecumseh, died Sunday (11/11/01) in Lincoln. Born, Havelock (12/27/16). U.S. Coast Guard S.P.A.R., World War II. Civil Service employee, Corps of Engineers, Omaha. U.S. Soil Conservation Service Flood Control, Lincoln. Farm wife, rural Sterling. Animal lover.
Survivors: husband, LaVerne C.; daughter, Kirsten A., Lincoln; sister, Jeanette Lovett, Santa Rosa, Calif.; brothers, sisters-in-law, J. Robert and Patricia Malone, Greenland, N.H., William H. and Florence Malone, Lincoln; brother-in-law, Elmer Fettin, Council Bluffs, Iowa; special friends, Lucy and Cliff Swanson, Lucille Hupka, Anna Lempka, Louise Fink, Betty Halverstadt, Charles Sears. Preceded in death by parents, John M. and Mayme (Holmstrom) Malone; sister, Maxine Fettin; brother-in-law, law, Oren Lovett.
Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Andrew Catholic Church, Tecumseh. Father John Cooper. Inurnment: noon Thursday, Calvary Cemetery, Lincoln. Rosary: 7 p.m. today, church. Register book: beginning 9 a.m. today until services, Wherry Mortuary, Tecumseh. Memorials in lieu of flowers to family's choice.

Phillips - James R. "Jim," 86, North Bend, formerly Curtis, widower of Julia A. (Ustohal), died Friday (11/9/01) in Fremont.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Moser Memorial Chapel, North Bend. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home.

Pinneo - LaVerna C., 93, Adams, widow of Andrew, died Sunday (11/11/01). Former house parent, Whitehall Children's Home. Member, Evangelical United Lutheran Church and church sewing circle.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Raymond and Nancy Strauss, Lincoln; daughters, son-in-law, Barbara Cudaback, Sterling, Karolyn Turner, Sandra and Wayne Hurd, all Lincoln; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Evangelical United Lutheran Church, 5945 Fremont St. Pastor Bob Stenson. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: beginning 9 a.m. today, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.; one hour before services, church. Visitation with family: 6:30-8 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to church or Goldcrest Nursing Home.

Riley - Marilyn June, 74, Crete, died Monday (11/12/01) in Lincoln.
Services pending, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete.

Robertson - Juanita, 56, Wahoo, died Sunday (11/11/01). Born, Lubbock, Texas (11/11/45). Licensed practical nurse, Las Vegas.
Survivors: daughters, Angela Voboril, Wahoo, Deborah Barg, Norfolk, Christina Howe, Pilger, April Thies, Lincoln; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandson; brothers Bob Harper, Fort Worth, Texas, Jack Harper, Lubbock, Texas.
Services: 7 p.m. today, Svoboda Funeral Home, Wahoo. Interment at later date, St. Francis Cemetery, Wahoo. Visitation: 5 p.m. until services today, funeral home. Memorials to Saunders County Care Center, Wahoo.

Sherman - Fred August Jr., 73, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/10/01). Born, Cass County (10/25/28) to Fred A. Sr. and Laura D. (Bushnell). Retired pipefitter. World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, Sea Bees. Member, American Legion Post No. 3.
Survivors: wife, Joanne T.; sons, daughter-in-law, Stephen and Cathie, Flushing, Mich., Fred A. Sherman III, Los Angeles, Robert, Fort Meyers, Fla.; daughters, son-in-law, Robbin Sherman, Englewood, Colo., Shelley and Darrel Fredrick, Aurora, Colo., Rebecca Sherman, Lincoln; brothers, sisters-in-law, Loren and Lois, Washington, Ronald and Amy Jo, Alda; sisters, brother-in-law, Arlys and Darrell Anderson, Palmer, Ruth Sherman, Grand Island; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by a great-grandson, Jonathen; parents.
Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Committal services: 2:30 p.m., Fort McPherson National Cemetery, south of Maxwell. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today and one hour before services Wednesday, all at funeral home. Full military rites provided by the honor guard of Fort Riley, Kan. Memorials to family.

Shullaw - Edith, 86, Lincoln, widow of Reichert, died Sunday (11/11/01).
Services: 1 p.m. today, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. Visitation: today until services, funeral home. Memorials in care of the family.

Torrence - Eleda Jordis, 73, Lincoln, widow of Dr. William D., died Monday (11/12/01). Born, Wolf Point, Mont. (6/25/28) to Elmer and Karen Starch. Homemaker. Graduate of UNL. Memberships: League of Women Voters; UNL Faculty Wives Club (emeritus). Beloved mother, sister, grandma, aunt and friend.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Karen and Steve Wirrig, Phoenix; sons, daughters-in-law, Steven and Kay, Brian, all of Lincoln, Daniel and Kim, Bend, Ore.; grandchildren, Brett, Hallie, Amy, Kelly and Celeste Torrence; brothers, Karl E. Starch, Marshall L. Starch, both of Denver; sister-in-law, Kathleen F. Torrence; three nephews and one niece. Preceded in death by parents; son, Mark.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Friday, Roper and Sons Chapel, 4300 O St. No visitation. Cremation. Memorials in lieu of flowers. Donations to the Friendship Home, P.O. Box 30268, Lincoln (03). Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Williamson - Bud Sr., 90, North Palm Beach, Fla., formerly Lincoln, died Saturday (11/10/01). Former golf pro at the Country Club of Lincoln.
Survivors: sons, Bud, Kansas City, Mo., Mike, New Orleans, Tommy, North Palm Beach; brother, Bill, Sarasota, Fla.; sister, Kate, San Francisco.
Service: 9 a.m. Wednesday, St. Claire's Catholic Church, North Palm Beach, Fla. Memorials to donor's favorite charity. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.

Yesilcimen - Mihran, 73, Lincoln, died Friday (11/9/01).
Services were Monday, Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 950 North 63rd St. Memorials in care of family. Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St.


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