Miscellaneous Lancaster County, Nebraska Obituaries

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Bennett - Lorin C., 93, rural Bennet, died Thursday (11/15/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, with the family 6-8 p.m.; one hour before services, all at funeral home.

Burnett - Ellowen L., 92, Lincoln, died Friday (11/16/01). Born, Lincoln (1/24/09). Member, Heritage Presbyterian Church. 50-year member: Temple Chapter of the Eastern Star No. 271, Daughters of the Nile Naphis Chapter No. 66.
Survivors: daughter, son-in-law, Nancy and Robert Shenton, East Liverpool, Ohio; one grandchild; cousin, Marion Kantner, Lincoln; sisters-in-law, Bernice Burnett, Eva Pillar, both Lincoln; niece, spouse, Patricia and Lael Taft; other nieces, nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Howard C.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Graveside services: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Park. The Rev. Dr. Raymond Meester. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, until services on Tuesday, all at the funeral home. Memorials to Heritage Presbyterian Church in lieu of flowers.

Coates - Ralph E., 92, Exeter, died Saturday (11/17/01). Born, Exeter (5/19/09) to John and Mabel (Buck) Coates.
Survivors: nephew and wife, John and Cheryl Retherford, Crete; great-niece and husband, Tammy and Tim Sass, Kennard; sister-in-law, Emma Coates, Exeter; friend, Evelyn West, Fairmont.
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, United Church of Christ, Exeter. The Rev. Bob Brauninger. Exeter Cemetery. Visitation: begins 1 p.m. Monday, Farmer Funeral Home, Exeter. Memorials to Exeter Fire Department or United Church of Christ in lieu of flowers.

Fenton - William M. "Bill," 76, of Ramona, Calif., Country Estates, for 13 years, died Wednesday (11/14/01). Born, Omaha (2/3/25). Pilot in the military service, 22 years, retired from the Air National Guard as a major. Served, World War II, Korean War. Attended Lincoln High School, was a Nebraska state backstroke champion. Bachelor of architecture, University of Nebraska (1950), where he lettered in swimming. His architectural career spanned 36 years, during which he was a partner in the Lincoln architectural firm of Davis, Fenton, Stange and Darling. President, Nebraska Society of Architects, 1977; elected to board of directors of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, 1985. Past president, Nebraska Chapter of American Institute of Architects. Former member, Country Club of Lincoln. In recent years, had been an active member of First Congregational Church of Ramona, as well as the San Vincente Golf Club. He had a love for travel and enjoyed spending his retired years traveling nationally and abroad.
Survivors: wife of 52 years, Patricia Ann; son, daughter-in-law, John and Carol, Seaside, Ore.; daughters, sons-in-law, Susan and Jim Stenstrum, Castaic, Calif., Liz and Jeff Kohout, Lincoln; grandchildren, Zoee and Emma Fenton, Seaside, Jackie, Kelli and Tess Kohout, Lincoln.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. Monday, First Congregational Church of Ramona. Interment, Fort Rosecrans, Point Loma, Calif. Memorials to the church, or the charity of choice.

Floyd - Ronald Gene, 53, rural Hickman, died Friday (11/16/01). Born, Wellington, Kan. (8/15/48) to Elzie and Pearl (Odle) Floyd. Self-employed mechanical contractor. Attended Lincoln Berean Church.
Survivors: wife, Judy; son, Brandon Floyd, Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Stacey and Todd Musil, Hickman; stepson, David Hutchinson, Rose; stepdaughter, Shauntel Hutchinson, Lincoln; granddaughters, Amber and Laura Musil; parents, Lincoln; brothers, sisters-in-law, Mike and Sue Floyd, Gary and Sarah Floyd, all Lincoln; nieces and nephews.
Memorial services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Berean Church, 6400 S. 70th St. No visitation, cremation. Memorials in care of the family. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Folkerts - Naomi A., 72, Lincoln, formerly Wheaton, Ill., died Friday (11/16/01). Born, Steamboat Rock, Iowa.
Survivors: sister, Jean McKinney, Lincoln; brothers, Ray Folkerts, Springfield, Mo., Fred Folkerts, Glen Ellyn, Ill.; 16 nieces and nephews.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Steamboat Rock, Iowa. Memorials to the American Cancer Society. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Funkhouser - Donna M., 54, Louisville, died Thursday (11/15/01) in Papillion. Born, Omaha. Retired salesclerk, Kmart.
Survivors: son, Charles A., Louisville; three grandchildren; mother, Joyce Masters Scott.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, First Methodist Church, Louisville. Glendale Cemetery, Louisville. Fusselman Wymore Marshall Funeral Home, Louisville.

Gustafson - Dea D., 77, Lincoln, died Friday (11/16/01). Born, Ennis, Texas (8/20/24) to Dea Clark and Mary (Johnson) Davis. Retired, 1998, Plant Protection and Quarantine (federal government). Member, Second Baptist Church.
Survivors: husband, Bill; sons, daughter-in-law, Jamie L., Timothy A. and Gloria, all of Lincoln; daughter, son-in-law, Gretchen M. and Bob Bridges, Lincoln; granddaughters, spouse, Kate and Brown Bridon, Omaha, Leslie Gustafson, Madeline Gustafson, both of Lincoln; sister, Margaret Mounts, Ennis, Texas; special friend, Harold Reich, Lincoln; daughter-in-law, Joni Vaughn, Bellevue. Preceded in death by son, William Gavin Gustafson; parents.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Second Baptist Church, 525 N. 58th St. The Rev. James Cummings. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to the church. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com.

Higgins, Leroy D. "Lee," 55, Beatrice, died Thursday (11/15/01) at BryanLGH West.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Saint John Lutheran Church, Beatrice. Visitation: until 9:30 p.m. Monday, Fox Funeral Home, Beatrice; one hour before services, the church. Memorials to the Business Scholarship Fund at Southeast Community College in memory of Lee Higgins, funeral home in charge.

Hill - Richard L., 68, Lincoln, widower of Donna A., died Thursday (11/15/01).
Memorial graveside services: 1 p.m. Monday; meet at entrance to Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St. Memorials to Nebraska Heart Institute, 1500 S. 48th St. Suite 800 (06).

Huenink - Alice Pearline, 79, Lincoln, died Monday (11/12/01).
No services by request of deceased. Cremation. No visitation. Private burial: Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials to donor's choice.

Kopf - Naomi E., 85, Rulo, died Saturday (11/17/01) in Falls City. Born, rural Falls City. Worked for J.C. Penney, Falls City.
Survivors: husband, Harold E.; sons, Darrell Kopf, Sarcoxie, Mo., Daniel Kopf, Rulo; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Zion United Church of Christ, northeast of Falls City. Inurnment, church cemetery. No visitation, cremation. Dorr Funeral Home, Falls City.

Lamb - Doris Elizabeth, 93, Lincoln, widow of Max B., died Monday (11/12/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Christ United Methodist Church, Lincoln. Visitation: noon-8 p.m. Monday with the family greeting friends 6-8 p.m., Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.

Lofing - Clarence L., 74, rural Beatrice, died Saturday (11/17/01) at home. Born, near Harbine. Farmer.
Survivors: wife, Virginia; son, Monte Lofing, Beatrice; daughter, Nikki Lofing, Fairbury; two grandchildren; brother, Junior D. Lofing, Beatrice; sister, Idella Holtmeier, Beatrice; nieces and nephews.
Services: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Zion Lutheran Church, rural Jansen. Church cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday with family greeting friends 7:30-9 p.m. and 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel, Beatrice; one hour before service, church. Memorials in care of Clarence Malchow and Bill Sandman.

Matulka - Donald "Dale," 64, Lincoln, died Thursday (11/15/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: after 1 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to the family.

Nickel - Adela A., 83, Western, died Thursday (11/15/01).
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Methodist Church, Western. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, Zajicek Funeral Home, Western. Memorials to the church.

Philippi - Frances D., 79, Bruning, widow of Donald W., died Friday (11/16/01) in Geneva.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Bruning. Visitation: begins 1 p.m. today, Farmer and Son Funeral Home, Geneva. Memorials in care of the family.

Reed - Howard G., 89, Belleville, Kan., widower of Ina May, died Saturday (11/17/01). Born, Belleville. Retired farmer.
Survivors: daughters, Lorelie Lindblad, Beloit, Kan., Jane Jeardoe, Belleville, Nancy Ray, Lincoln, Ramona Earley, Denver; son, Howard E. Reed, Belleville; brother, John Reed, Belleville; sister, Lois Moore, Munden, Kan.; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, United Methodist Church, Chester. Belleville Cemetery. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, both at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville. Memorials to Republic County Long Term Care, Republic County Food Bank or the church.

Simms - Irvin Earl, 76, Brownville, died Saturday (11/17/01) in Auburn.
Survivors: wife, Ruby; daughters, Connie Smith, Palmyra, Linda Aue, Auburn, Mary Ann O'Leary, Apollo, Pa., Judy Angel, Riverside, Calif., Peggy Diede, Ajo, Ariz.; son, Gary Simms, Hickman; brother, Edward Simms, Tucson, Ariz.; sisters, Eva Bell Willard, Auburn, Mary Bell, El Dorado, Kan.; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Auburn Christian Church, Auburn. Sheridan Cemetery, Auburn. Visitation: noon-9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday with family greeting friends 6-8 p.m., all at Casey-Witzenburg-Hall Funeral Chapel, Auburn.

Tubach - Virgil L., 71, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/17/01).
Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation pending.

Upright - Carol A. (Kreider), 64, Lincoln, died Thursday (11/15/01).
Memorial services: 9 a.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. No visitation. Funeral services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, United Methodist Church, Grant. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to Alzheimer's Association, Suite 101, 5601 S. 27th St., Lincoln, NE 68512.

Zach - Noah Alan, born at rest Thursday (11/15/01) in Lincoln.
Survivors: parents, Chad A. and Melanie R. (Grage) Zach, Wilber; grandparents, Frank and Lois Zach, Wilber, David and Janet Grage, Centerville, S.D.; great-grandparents, Lola Uldrich, Lincoln, Kathryn Sassaman, Tecumseh, Arlie and Aileen Grage, Marcus, Iowa; cousins; aunts and uncles.
Graveside services: 3:30 p.m. today, Wilber Czech Cemetery, Wilber. Memorials to the family with Zajicek Funeral Home, Wilber, in charge.

Zoz - Amelia, 94, Louisville, widow of William T., died Thursday (11/15/01).
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, Manley. Rosary: 7 p.m. today, church. Visitation: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Fusselman Wymore Marshall Funeral Home, Elmwood. Condolences may be E-mailed to fw10500@navix.net.

Bottrell - Margaret K., 95, Milford, widow of Emery, died Saturday (11/24/01) in Lincoln. Born, Omaha (4/20/06).
Graduate: Raymond High School and Normal School. Member: Milford United Methodist Church; former member Pleasant Dale United Methodist Church; United Methodist Women. Retired nurse. Employed, Seward Hospital and Milford Rest Home.
Survivors: daughters, sons-in-law, Beverly and Jim Wehrs, Milford, Shirley and Clifford Pederson, Goehner, Charleen and Mike Duncan, LaCrosse, Wis.; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; sister, Mildred Easton, Lexington, Tenn.; nieces and nephews.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Milford United Methodist Church. The Rev. Keith Johnson, Pleasant Dale Cemetery. Visitation: 4-9 p.m. today; 9-9 p.m. Tuesday with family greet friends 7-9 p.m., Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Milford, and one hour before services, church. Memorials to church, Milford Rescue Unit, Milford Senior Center or Sunrise Nursing Home.

Brown - Elaine Marie, 82, Lincoln, died Friday (11/23/01).
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Friday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Cremation, no visitation. Memorials to donor's choice.

Crook - Violet N. "Vi," 91, Lincoln, died Wednesday (11/21/01).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 2723 N. 50th. Private family committal, Lincoln Memorial Park. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to the church. Condolences to contact@roperandsons.com. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.

Edson - Clara Jane, 93, Lincoln, widow of Harry, died Friday (11/23/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1345 S. 16th St. Visitation: until service time, Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Memorials to The Arc of Lincoln/Lancaster County, 1101 Arapahoe St., Suite 5 (02) or Eastmont Towers, 6315 O St. (10).

Failor - Marie (Webb), 80, Lincoln, widow of Lyle, died Wednesday (11/21/01).
Services: 1 p.m. today, Faith United Methodist Church, 1333 N. 33rd St. Visitation: before services, church. Memorials to Madonna Adult Alzheimer's Day Services in lieu of flowers. Aspen Mortuary, Inc., 4822 Cleveland Ave.

Frederick - Warren R., 85, lifelong Lincoln resident, died Thursday (11/22/01).
Memorial services: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. Cremation. No visitation. Internment of ashes, Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials in lieu of flowers to American Cancer Society, Alzheimer's Association or Homestead Healthcare, 4735 S. 54th St.

Goodrich - Martha, 83, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/25/01). Born, Twin Falls, Idaho. Retired administrative secretary, University of Washington at Seattle.
Survivors: husband, Willard; sons, Dr. T. Newell Decker, Lincoln, Dr. Phillip Decker, Clear Lake Shores, Texas; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Cremation. No viewing. Scattering of ashes, Rose Garden, Pahrump, Nev. Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.

Gregory - Wilma E., 89, Lincoln, widow of Walter, died Saturday (11/24/01). Born, Tilden (3/15/12) to Fred and Ida (Schrader) Ruegge. Member, Calvary Lutheran Church.
Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Douglas and Hazel, Longmont, Colo.; daughter, son-in-law, Dona and Bill Bailey, Lincoln; sister, Jean Schwarzwalder, Elgin, Ill.; sister-in-law, Margaret Ruegge, Tilden; brother, sister-in-law, Earl and Hazel Ruegge, Elgin, Ill.; grandchildren, Linda Jolly, Ann Demoney, Steve Gregory, Julie Bailey, Greg and Margo Bailey; six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; husband; three sisters; two brothers.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Pastor Mark Rosenau. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. Tuesday, funeral home.

Higgins - Lillian B., 74, Longmont, Colo., formerly Lincoln, died Friday (11/23/01).
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Theresa Catholic Church. Calvary Cemetery. Reception of friends and rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St.

Hoge - Robert George, 69, Shawnee, Kan., died Wednesday (11/21/01) at Delmar Gardens, Lenexa, after a long battle with cancer.
Services: 3 p.m. Saturday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials to Kansas City Hospice. Charter Funerals, Merriam, Kan.

Howard - John Alvin Sr., 67, rural Malmo, formerly Wahoo, died Saturday (11/24/01). Born, Washington D.C. Retired employee, TEK services, Fremont.
Survivors: wife, Rose Marie; son, John Alvin Jr., Lincoln; four grandchildren; brother, Charles; sisters, Linda Robinson, Joan Robinson, Shirley Brady, all Calvert County, Md.; dog, Lady Marie.
At John's request there will not be any public visitation or funeral service. Svoboda Funeral Home, Wahoo.

Klemme - Minnie, 89, Murdock, died Friday (11/23/01) in Lincoln.
Services: 2 p.m. today, United Methodist Church, Murdock. Visitation: 9-11 a.m. today, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Elmwood. Memorials to the church or cemetery.

Laverentz - Dale Thomas, 75, Hebron, died Wednesday (11/21/01).
Services: 2 p.m. today, Zion Lutheran Church, Hubbell. Memorials to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. Price Funeral Home, Hebron.

Lopez - Efran G., 91, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/24/01). Born, Yuriria, Mexico. Raised in Martell. Member: The Cathedral of the Risen Christ, Steamfitters and Plumbers Local Union 88 and 464 for 55 years.
Survivors: sons, daughter-in-law, Gilbert and Elizabeth Lopez, Auburn, Don Lopez, Lincoln; grandchildren, Douglas Lopez, Gail Lopez, Laurie Heiserman; great-grandchildren, Rick Lopez, Jennifer Heiserman, Josh Heiserman; one other great-grandchild.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Cathedral of the Risen Christ. Father Robert Tucker. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, funeral home. Memorials suggested to the family.

McCormally - Patrick J., 52, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/18/01).
Memorial service: 1 p.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, 840 S. 17th. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 5733 S. 34th St., Suite 500 (16). Wadlow-Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St.

Miesbach - Hilda L., 91, Syracuse, widow of Paul, died Saturday (11/24/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. John's United Church of Christ, Syracuse. Park Hill Cemetery, Syracuse. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Syracuse; one hour before service, church. Memorials to the church.

Nichols - Jennie M., 83, Lincoln, died Friday (11/23/01).
Services: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Heritage Presbyterian Church, 880 S. 35th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: noon-8 pm. today, with family 6-8 p.m., Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. Memorials in care of the family or to the church.

Nickolite - Roxanna (Ann), 54, Osceola, died Saturday (11/24/01). Born, Columbus. Housewife.
Survivors: father, stepmother, Carl and Lois Mendenhall, Chino Valley, Ariz.; husband, Larry L. Sr.; sons, Larry L. Jr., Platte Center, Jeffrey, Osceola; daughters, Barbara Sabata, Rising City, Bonnie Nickolite, Wakonda, S.D.; brother, Kevin Mendenhall, Prescott, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Kepner-Roberts Funeral Home, Osceola. Osceola Cemetery. Visitation: 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, funeral home.

Parks - Robert J., 93, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/24/01).
Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dorchester Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. yoday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

Pavey - Carl S., 82, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/24/01).
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, funeral home. Memorials to Havelock United Methodist Church.

Rettig - LaVera S., 63, Lincoln, died Thursday (11/22/01).
Services: 1 p.m. today, Calvary Lutheran Church, 2788 Franklin St. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research, Suite 104, 7441 O St., Lincoln (10), St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105 or Calvary Lutheran Church. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St.

Sandberg - Greta S., 69, Lincoln, died Wednesday (11/21/01).
Services: 2 p.m. today, First-Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D St. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to Lincoln Community Foundation Inc., Room 200, 215 Centennial Mall South (08) or donor's choice.

Schmidt - Ervin H., 84, Syracuse, formerly Cook, died Friday (11/23/01).
Services: 2 p.m. today, St. Paul's United Church of Christ, rural Cook. Visitation: 9-11 a.m. today, Fusselman-Wymore-Marshall Funeral Home, Syracuse; and one hour before services, church. Memorials to the church.

Schuerman - Kenneth C., 74, rural Clatonia, died Friday (11/23/01).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, St. Paul's Lutheran church, rural DeWitt. Interment: 2 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials to St. Paul's Lutheran Church or Clatonia Fire and Rescue or Houston Church Apartment Ministry. Zajicek Funeral Home, Wilber.

Spellman - Berdina B., 93, Lincoln, widow of Samuel E., died Saturday (11/24/01). Born, Emerald to Carl and Marie (Nobbman) Becker. Employee, Douglas Aircraft, Long Beach, Calif. Returned to Lincoln following the death of her husband in October 1987. Served on board of directors at Van Dorn Villa where she resided.
Survivors: niece, spouse, Beverly and Elmer Melichar; nephews, spouses, Bernard and Jeannie Becker, Bruce and Kathy Becker, Byron and Jan Becker; special friends, Wayne and Velva Mitchell, Lyle and Fran Mitchell, Harold and Verona Mitchell, Don and Margaret Mitchell, Daryl and Carolyn Mitchell, Roma and Bob Rhodes and Richard Schell. Preceded in death by husband; parents; brothers, Otto and Walter Becker.
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 3825 Wildbriar Lane. Pastor Clint Poppe. Lincoln Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Wayne Mitchell, Lyle Mitchell, Harold Mitchell, Don Mitchell, Daryl Mitchell, Bernard Becker, Bruce Becker, Byron Becker and Richard Schell. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. today, with family greeting friends 6-8 p.m. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to church or Lutheran Braille Workers.

Spence - Merle L., 69, Lincoln, died Saturday (11/24/01).
Services pending. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com

Stewart - Esther M., 90, Ashland, widow of Vern O., died Friday (11/23/01).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, United Methodist Church, Ashland. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to church. Marcy Mortuary, Ashland.

Stewart - Jack R., 71, Hebron, died Saturday (11/24/01). Born, Edgar. Served in U.S. Air Force. 1989 recipient of the A.H. Robins "Bowl of Hygeia" Award for outstanding community service by pharmacists.
Survivors: wife, Pat; daughters, Lynne Mesloh, Julie Deepe, both Hebron; son, Mike, Irvine, Calif.; brothers, William L., Wahoo, Dr. Donald, Geneseo, Ill.; sister, Marylou Stewart, California; seven grandchildren.
Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Grace Lutheran Church, Hebron. Hebron City Cemetery. Hebron Memorial Funeral Home.

Svoboda - Sandra J. (Owen), 55, Lincoln, died Sunday (11/25/01).
Services pending. Roper and Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Condolences may be e-mailed to contact@roperandsons.com

Swaim - Marguerite M., 86, Ashland, died Friday (11/23/01). Born, near Courtland. Graduate, Otoe High School.
Survivors: son, John, Greenwood; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins.
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior. Evergreen Cemetery, Superior. Visitation: 9-9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday, all at funeral home.

Volzke - Leo A.F., 82, Utica, died Friday (11/23/01) in Lincoln.
Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday, St. Paul Lutheran Church. Utica Cemetery. Visitation: 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m. today with family meeting friends and family 6-8 p.m., Volzke Mortuary, Seward; 10:30 a.m. until service, church.

Woodcock - Karl T., 63, Garland, died Saturday (11/24/01) in Seward. Born, Grand Island (10/9/38). Truck driver.
Survivors: wife, Oma (Robinson) Woodcock, Garland; son, Russell, Mt. Vernon, Maine; stepson, Timmy Sowers, St. Ello, Ill.; stepdaughter, Linda Clinebell, Hiawatha, Kan.; three grandchildren.
No services. No viewing. Memorials in care of Volzke Mortuary, Seward.


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