Miscellaneous Lancaster County, Nebraska Obituaries


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Adams -- Robert C., 86, Lincoln, died Friday (3/3/00).
Memorial services: 11 a.m. Monday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. No visitation. Cremation. Memorials to: American Heart Association, 1550 S. 70th St., Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68506; or Masonic-Eastern Star Home for Children, P.O. Box 1327, Fremont, NE 68026-1327. 

Anderson -- Irene D., 86, Fremont, died Thursday (3/9/00).
Services pending, Pruss-Ericson Funeral Home, Wahoo. 

Bieber -- Opal Fay, 79, Lincoln, formerly of Grand Island, widow of Fred P., died Tuesday (3/7/00).
Born, Madrid. Waitress, Grand Island Elks Club.
Survivors: sons, Dean Hayward, Phillips, Don Bieber, Canon City, Colo., John Bieber, Lincoln; daughters, Ardyne Allyn, North Platte, Billie Olsen, Macon, Ga.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Willis Fay, Henderson, Nev.
Memorial services: 1 p.m. Saturday, Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home, Grand Island. Cremation. No visitation.

Bogle -- James H., 53, Fairbury, died Monday (3/6/00).
Born, Fairbury. Employee, Fairbury Foods. Marine Corps veteran, Vietnam War.
Survivors: daughters, Dawn Spilker, Wymore, Rebecca Bogle, Candise Bogle, both Plattsmouth; brothers, Dennis, Columbia, Mo., John, Fairfield, Conn., Matt, Hemet, Calif.; sister, Charlene White, Harbor City, Calif.; one grandson.
Services: 10 a.m. today, Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury. Burial of cremains at later date. Cremation. No viewing. Memorials to family's choice.

Boyes -- Terrence W. "Terry," 62, Fort Collins, Colo., formerly Seward, died 2/29/00.
Memorial services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward. Cremation. Book signing: today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to Terry Boyes Memorial Fund, care of funeral home. 

Coffey -- Timothy J., 45, Lincoln, died Tuesday (3/7/00) in Kingman, Ariz.
Services pending, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. 

DaCosta -- Diane L., 41, Lincoln, died Monday (3/6/00).
Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St. Memorials to family. 

Dakan -- Danna Jean, 65, Lincoln, died Tuesday (3/7/00).
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Gates of Praise Church, 70th and Vine streets. Visitation: today, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St. Memorials to Consuming Fire Music Ministries, P.O. Box 57343 Lincoln, NE 68505. 

Davis -- Beulah R., 89, Lincoln, died Monday (3/6/00) in Ashland.
Services: 2 p.m. today, Central Church of CMA Church, 2820 O St. Memorials to Central Church, Lincoln, NE 68510. Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. 

Ghosh -- Induniva, 84, Lincoln, died Tuesday (3/7/00).
Private family services. No viewing or visitation. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. 

Holland -- Dr. Robert Ellsworth Jr., 82, Lubbock, Texas, died Monday (3/6/00).
Born, North Platte (1/22/18) to Robert E. Sr. and Susan Marea (Brodboll). Doctor of psychiatry; chief of staff, Veterans Hospital in Lubbock. Medical degree, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Residency, Veterans Administration Hospital, Houston; private practice, Grand Island, 10 years. VA Hospitals: Waco, Texas, Northampton, Md., Chillicothe, Ohio, Leavenworth, Kan., Lubbock, Texas. Adjunct professor, Texas Tech University. Member, Rotary International. WWII veteran, major.
Survivors: wife, Viola; sons, daughter-in-law, Robert III, Lubbock, Texas, Richard Scott and Kathleen Ann, Lincoln; daughters, Joan Marie, Patricia Ann, both Chapel Hill, N.C.; brothers, Kenneth Eugene Sr., Lincoln, David Bruce, Prairie Village, Kan.; grandchildren, Michael Angelo Quentin Holland, Sara Elizabeth Holland, Alissa Jean Holland; great-grandchildren, Chelsea Renee, Zane Michael, Kaylee Mercedes. Preceded in death by sister, Mildred Allaway.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, First Presbyterian Church, 17th and K streets. The Rev. Raymond Larson. Wyuka. Military graveside rites by Fort Riley (Kan.) honor guard. Pallbearers: Robert Holland, Richard Holland, Joan Holland, Sara Holland. Honorary pallbearers: Dr. Kenneth Holland, David Holland. Visitation: one hour before services only, church. Memorials to American Heart Association. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. 

Holloway -- Clarence R. "Lefty," 83, DeKalb, Ill., formerly of Lincoln, died 2/14/00. Born, Milford (1/7/17).
Retired employee, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Leavenworth, Kan., 1980. Former floor manager, Gold's Department Store. Veteran, WWII and Korean War. Married, Doris "Jean" Vanderberg, 1947. After retirement, returned to Lincoln; moved to DeKalb, 1995.
Survivors: wife, Jean; daughter, son-in-law, Jane and Joseph Stephen, DeKalb; granddaughter, Emily Stephen; sisters, Donna Dell, Lincoln, Barbara Phillips, Montgomery, Ala.; nephew, Jack Lewis, Crete. Preceded in death by son, James B. (age 33, 1996); parents, Jacob B. and Etta Mae (Hickerson); brothers, Ralph, Charles and Darryl Holloway; sisters, Margaret Shepard, Martha Amend, Zada Bender, Darlene Greenwald.
Memorial services: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials to family. Ronan-Moore-Finch Funeral Home, DeKalb. 

Hornby -- Lucille E., 79, Lincoln, died Tuesday (3/7/00).
Graveside services: 2 p.m. today, Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O St. Meet at main gate. Wadlow Rozanek Colonial Chapel, 5200 R St. 

Humann -- Harold F., 57, Cortland, died Thursday (3/9/00).
Services pending, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Hyde -- Flora F., 97, Lincoln, widow of A. Leicester, died 12/22/99. Born, Lincoln. Homemaker. Member, NU President's Club, Chancellor's Club.
Survivors: nephew, Snell "Mick" Putney, No Name Key, Fla.; niece, Patricia Putney Watson, Grants Pass, Ore.; grandnieces and grandnephews, Greg Putney, Selma, Ore., Cynde Putney Mitchell, Peaks Island, Maine, J. Adrian Zimmer, Grand Forks, N.D., William L. Simmer, Boston, Erik Jensen, Portland, Ore.; eight great-grandnieces and grandnephews; five great-great-grandnieces; grandnephews.
Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. Wyuka. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to University of Nebraska Foundation for the A. Leicester Hyde Architectural Chair.

Jaeger -- Mildred Elnora (Crowell), 87, Lincoln, died Tuesday (3/7/00).
Memorial services: 11 a.m. Monday, Grace Lutheran Church, 2225 Washington St. Memorials to church. No visitation. Heafey-Heafey-Hoffman-Dworak-Cutler Mortuary, Omaha. 

Johnson -- Ida M. "Peg," 100, Lincoln, died Tuesday (3/7/00).
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. Visitation: today 2-8 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to Lancaster Manor. 

Knobel -- Valjean A., 70, Maricopa, Ariz., formerly of rural Fairbury, died Sunday (3/5/00).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Daykin. No visitation at church. Memorials care of mortuary. Griffiths-Hovendick Mortuary, Beatrice. 

Mohr -- Kenneth J. Sr., 75, Lincoln, died Wednesday (3/8/00).
Born, Monroe (6/1/24). Army Air Force veteran, WWII, 1943-46. Member, Redeemer Lutheran Church, American Legion Post 3.
Survivors: wife, Luetta; sons, daughters-in-law, Glenn and Debbie, Kansas City, Mo., Brian and Jo, Chesterton, Ind., Ken and Carolyn, Lincoln, Gary and Metalynn, Mountain Lake, Minn.; daughters, son-in-law, Diane Mohr and Ron Lyman, Wabeno, Wis., Karen Williams, Lincoln; grandchildren, Jonathan, Sarah, Chris, Benjamin, Paul, Erika, Ashley, Jeremy, Lewis, Tyler and Alisha; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, Delbert Niemeier, Beatrice, Helmuth and Leitha Hake, Clarence Hake, Elvera Stohr, all Columbus, Harold and Edna Mohlman, Platte Center; nieces; nephews. Preceded in death by: parents, John and Hazel; sister, Gladys Mohr Niemeier.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 510 S. 33rd St. Pastor Mark H. Ebert. Private family burial: Wyuka. Pallbearers: Chris Mohr, Benjamin Mohr, Jonathan Mohr, Jeremy Mohr, Lewis Williams, Paul Lyman, Tyler Mohr. Visitation: today, noon-9 p.m., with family 6-8 p.m., Saturday, 8-8:30 a.m., Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials to church, Lincoln, NE 68510. 

Palmer -- Creighton "Leon," 60, Aurora, Colo., died 2/28/00. Born, Alamosa, Colo. Truck driver. Served, U.S. Army.
Survivors: wife, Elaine "Lainy" (Long); daughters, Jeanyce Nalley, Kearsey, Colo., Judith Workman, Julene Graff, both Greeley, Colo., Jeanelle Andersen, Aurora, Colo.; stepson, Kelly Baier, Aurora, Colo., Mathew Baier, Thornton, Colo.; mother, Revay Douglass, Othello, Wash.; brother, Kenneth Mace, Othello; eight grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren.
Services were March 3, Chapel Hill Mortuary, Littleton, Colo. Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Park -- Edward D., 68, Lincoln, died Tuesday (3/7/00).
Born, Buffalo, N.Y., (7/22/31) to James and Marie (Reinhardt). Retired truck driver. U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors: brother, William S., Buffalo, N.Y.; friends, Carol Schwechtje, Patricia Schwechtje, both Lincoln; nieces; nephews.
Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O St. Wyuka Cemetery. Visitation: today, 3-8 p.m., funeral home. Memorials to Carol Schwechtje, 4215 N. 60th St., No. 3, Lincoln, NE 68507. 

Peters -- Alice M., 93, Fairmont, widow of Raymond E., died Tuesday (3/7/00).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Fairmont Community Church. Visitation: beginning 1 p.m. today, Farmer and Son Funeral Home, Geneva. Memorials to Fairmont Rescue Unit, Fairmont Public Library or Fairmont Community Church. 

Rist -- Marion E., 84, Beatrice, died Thursday (3/9/00).
Born, Humboldt. Retired teacher.
Survivors: nieces, Ruth Ann Lange, Dover, Kan., Gloria Greene, Imperial; nephew, Judge William B. Rist, Beatrice; great-nieces; great-nephews; great-great-nieces; great-great-nephews.
Memorial services: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Centenary United Methodist Church, Beatrice. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Humboldt Cemetery. Visitation: today, 1-9 p.m., Griffiths-Hovendick Mortuary, Beatrice. Memorials to church or Nebraska PEO Home, care of Lois Kors and Wilma Sawyer.

Schleif -- Grant William, 43, Lincoln, died Wednesday (3/8/00).
Member, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church.
Survivors: mother, Rose, Lincoln; sisters, brother-in-law, Kim and Larry Lee, Julie Schleif, all Lincoln; aunts; uncles; cousins; niece, Alice Lee.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 40th and C streets. Pastors Lowell Hennigs, Elizabeth Liggett. Additional services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Salem Lutheran Church, Superior. Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery. No viewing. Memorials to Our Saviour's Lutheran Church or donor's choice. 

Shaw -- Raymond, 85, Lincoln, died Thursday (3/9/00).
Services pending, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. 

Thornburg -- Milford Montie, 24, Lincoln, died Saturday (3/4/00).
Services were Thursday, Grace United Methodist Church, 2640 R. St. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. 

Vogel -- Andrew, 103, Orange City, Iowa, died Monday (3/6/00).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dover Avenue Alliance Church, Orange City. Visitation: today, 2-8 p.m., with family 6-8 p.m., Oolman Funeral Home, Orange City. Memorials to Gideons International. 

Woltemade -- Alice King, 82, Lincoln, died Tuesday (3/7/00).
Graveside services: 2 p.m. today, Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O St. Meet at O Street gate. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to Tabitha Hospice, 4720 Randolph St. Lincoln, NE 68510. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St. 

Williams -- Frances Irene, 97, Lincoln, widow of Henry G., died Wednesday (3/8/00).
Born, Peoria County, Ill. Homemaker.
Survivors: son, Henry S. Williams, Toppenish, Wash.; daughters, Charlotte Husby, Peoria, Anamae Bowlin, Lincoln; brother, Gilbert Stein, Springfield, Ill.; sister, Olive Huber, Springfield; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews.
Services planned in Canton, Ill. Burial: White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Canton. No visitation. Memorials to Monterey United Methodist Church, Monterey, Ill. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.

Asmus -- Marian E., 63, Hastings, formerly of Lincoln, died Saturday (5/6/00).
Corrected marriage date: 10/20/80.
Services: 3 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation:, today, 9 a.m. until services, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials in lieu of flowers to family. Pallbearers: John Swain Jr., Jake Halverstadt, Brandy Sievers, Chuck DeLoach, Steve Thatcher, Randy Asmus. Arrangements by Butler-Volland Funeral Home, Hastings. 

Beamis -- Claude Eugene, 72, Thermopolis, Wyo., died Friday (5/5/00).
Born, Crete. Retired, ConAgra, Omaha. Navy veteran.
Survivors: wife, Betty (Larsen); sons, Alvin, Berlyn, Merlyn, all Omaha; daughters, Jackie Huss, Janelle Jensen, all Omaha, Karen Popken, Elkhorn; sister, Charlotte Lyons, Waterloo, Iowa; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews.
Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Kremer Funeral Home, Omaha. Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha. Visitation: Thursday, 1-9 p.m., funeral home. Arrangements by Rozanek and Son Colonial Chapel, Fremont.

Berry -- Michael L., 20, Wymore, formerly of Chester, died Saturday (5/6/00) in Beatrice.
Services: 3 p.m. today, St. John Lutheran Church, Chester. Visitation (no viewing): today, 11 a.m. until services, church. Memorials care of family. Price Funeral Home, Hebron. 

Brown -- Alvernon S., 70, Lincoln, died Sunday (5/7/00) in Milford.
Services pending, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St. 

Chmelka -- James T., 88, Brainard, died Tuesday (5/9/00) in David City.
Born near Brainard. Retired farmer. Brainard resident since 1976. Member, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Brainard, church acolyte many years; Knights of Columbus; Catholic Workman, former president of local chapter. Served, school board rural District No. 68, Newman Township Board, Rural Cemetery Board, all Saunders County.
Survivors: wife, Irma; sons, daughters-in-law, James E. and Marilyn, Valparaiso, Donald F. and Vikki, Escondido, Calif.; sister, Rose Belik, Prague; grandchildren, spouses, Terry and Teri Chmelka, Carol and Eric Clark, Nancy and Gerard Bartek, Randy and Judy Chmelka, Rick and Terri Chmelka, Tammy and Jeff Kocian, Rob Chmelka, Steve and Jami Chmelka, Sandy and Tim Woodie, Dave and Dayna Chmelka; great-grandchildren, Kyle, Ross and Seth Chmelka, Brittni and Kayli Chmelka, Taylor Chmelka.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Brainard. Church cemetery. The Rev. Stephen Cooney. Visitation: Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Holesovsky Mortuary, Brainard, and after 6 p.m., church. Rosaries: Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus and Catholic Workman, followed by parish rosary at 8 p.m., church. Memorials in care of family.

Detweiler -- Glen, 59, Milford, died Thursday (5/4/00) in Fort Worth, Texas.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, East Fairview Mennonite Cemetery, rural Milford. Visitation: today, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., with family 7-8 p.m., Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Milford. Memorials care of family. 

Herstein -- Eleanora K., 77, Lincoln, died Tuesday (5/9/00).
Retired, superintendent of public welfare for State Fair Board. Member: Northeast United Church of Christ, Democratic Party, Moose Lodge, Welfare Society, American Forward, AHSGR.
Survivors: son, John Jr., Lincoln; daughters, son-in-law, Julie Tlamka, Lincoln, Gwendolyn and J. Asher, Springfield, Mass.; sister, brother-in-law, Dorothy and Arland Klein, Lincoln; grandchildren and spouses, Bryan and Christine Nobbe, Crystal and James Long, Cameo Nobbe, Matthew Joseph Rhoades; three great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law and spouses, Bill Herstein, Lincoln, Ed and Gladys Herstein, Lincoln, George Vertz, Lincoln; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death, husband, John.
Services: 2:30 p.m. Friday, Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Wyuka Cemetery. Memorials to the family.

Hinds -- Charles H., 97, Seward, formerly of Lincoln, died Monday (5/8/00).
Born Beatrice (11/30/02) to Charles and Josie (Walker) Hinds. Education, University of Nebraska, 1926. Retired, First Trust Co. and National Bank of Commerce, 1967 as a vice president and trust officer.
Survivors: brother, James P. Hinds, Seward; sister, Hazel Bowden, Seward; nieces, nephews. Preceded in death: parents; wife, Orene (Nelson); brothers, Bill, Ed, Clarence; sister, Lula Hiatt.
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. The Rev. Fred Nelson. Lincoln Memorial Park Mausoleum. Visitation: today 1-9 p.m., until services Thursday, funeral home. 

Johnson -- Edwin H., 86, Tecumseh, died Monday (5/8/00).
Born, Grove City, Minn. Retired carpenter.
Survivors: wife, Ethel; sons, Gerald, Cook, Roger, Lincoln, James, Elkhorn, Dean, Vesta; daughter, Ruth Hoffman, Glenwood, Iowa; 23 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Willard, Park Rapids, Minn.; sisters, Gladys Akers, Raleigh, N.C., Rita Herr, Pequot Lakes, Minn.
Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Wherry Brothers Mortuary, Tecumseh. Vesta Cemetery. Visitation: today, 1-8 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m. until services, mortuary. Memorials to family's choice.

Kassebaum -- John F. Jr., 66, Vallejo, Calif., widower of Yoshiko, died April 29, 2000. Born, Hebron. Recovery specialist, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Calif. Served, U.S. Air Force.
Survivors: brothers, Robert, Orlando, Fla., William, Sutton, Charles, Lincoln; sister, Lorene Morey, Chicago; nieces; nephews; stepchildren; stepgrandchildren.
Services were Sunday, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Fairfield, Calif. Cremation. Interment: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Rose Hill Cemetery, Hebron. Memorials to Martin Lutheran Home, Beatrice. Price Funeral Home, Hebron.

Kerns -- Rose M., 82, Hermitage, Mo., formerly of Crete, died Sunday (5/7/00) in Osceola, Mo.
Graveside services: Thursday, Riverside Cemetery, Crete. Family and friends meet 1 p.m. Thursday, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Visitation: beginning 11 a.m. today, funeral home. 

Knutzen -- Alma D., 96, Fremont, died Tuesday (5/9/00).
Born, Amelia.
Survivors: son, Larry, Cedar Bluffs; daughters, Naomi Schere, Cedar Bluffs, Dorothy Fristoe, Silver Spring, Md., Carolyn Scheidt, Lincoln, Joyce Felton, Des Moines, Iowa; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Cedar Bluffs. Memorial Cemetery, Fremont. Visitation: Thursday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Moser Memorial Chapel, Cedar Bluffs, one hour before services, church. Memorials to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Cedar Bluffs or Cedar Bluffs Senior Center.

Koehler -- Fern L., 82, Lincoln, died Tuesday (5/9/00).
Services pending, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. 

Kremer -- Roy E., 92, Lincoln, died Saturday (5/6/00).
Private family graveside services: Wyuka Cemetery. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials to family for Heart-Lung Associations. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. 

McGowan -- Margaret, Syracuse, died Tuesday (5/9/00).
Services pending, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. 

Medina -- Winfred "Fred," 38, Gladstone, died Monday (5/8/00).
Survivors: wife, Faith; sons, Cody, Chad, Clay, all at home; father, Frank and wife, Madeline Medina, Denver; mother, Anna Ornelas, Colorado Springs, Colo.; sisters, Marilyn Garcia, Colorado Springs, Phyllis Gutierrez, Denver; brothers, Nick Ornelas, Manuel Ornelas, both Colorado Springs; stepbrother, Frank Trujillo, Denver.
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, Presbyterian Church, Fairbury. Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery, rural Gladstone. Memorials to family's choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury.

Mueller -- Floyd, 82, Columbus, died Monday (5/8/00).
Survivors: wife, Marian J., Columbus; son, Roger, Columbus; daughter, Janet Bonneau, Crete; sister, Helen Abegglen, Columbus; brother, Edward, Columbus; granddaughter, Jacque Mueller, Columbus; grandsons, Nathan, Columbus, Wesley, Phoenix, Ariz., Dr. Lance Schupbach, Omaha, Ross Schupbach, Grand Junction, Colo.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Luke's United Church of Christ, Columbus. Roselawn Cemetery, Columbus. Visitation: 4-8 p.m., Gass-Haney Funeral Home, Columbus, 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Thursday, church. Family prayer services, 9:45 a.m. Thursday, church. Memorials St. Luke's United Church of Christ.

Nietenstein -- Millie E., 93, Seward, widow of Carl "Collie," died Monday (5/8/00).
Services: 2 p.m. today, Wood-Zabka Funeral Home, Seward. Visitation: today, 9 a.m. until services, funeral home. Memorials to donor's choice, care of family. 

Nikolaev -- Vladimir Vladimirovich, 20, Lincoln, died Saturday (5/6/00).
Services pending, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. 

Perkins -- Craig, 52, Ashland, died Friday (5/5/00) in Nashville, Tenn.
Born, Whittier, Calif. Truck driver, Crete Carrier. Bass player, The Coachmen. Recently inducted into Nebraska Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Survivors: wife, Richene "Ricki"; sons, Coleman Perkins, Atchison, Kan., Taylor Perkins, Springfield, Mo.; stepson, Martin "Marty" Blessing, North Platte; daughter, son-in-law, Tracie and Lawson Curtis, Ava, Mo.; stepdaughter, spouse, Christy and Curtis Franks, Ashland; mother, Phyllis Leaders, Grants Pass, Ore.; sister, brother-in-law, Carol and Leroy Rice, Grants Pass; six grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Christian Church, Ashland. Ashland Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jeff Travis, Rick Bell, Frank Elia, George "Red" Freeman, Bruce Watson, William "Bud" Coleman. Visitation: Thursday, 5-7:30 p.m., Marcy Mortuary, Ashland; one hour before services, church. Memorials to family.

Phillips -- Irene Ruby, 98, York, formerly McCool Junction, widow of Charles R., died Monday (5/8/00).
Born, Waco.
Survivors: son, Glenn, Benedict; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Fern Lindley, Colleyville, Texas; stepdaughters, Zethel Massey, Humboldt, Zeda Bailey, Seattle.
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, McCool United Methodist Church. Waco Cemetery. Visitation: beginning this noon, Metz Mortuary, York. Memorials to church.

Simanek -- Annie L., 84, Schuyler, formerly Morse Bluff, widow of William, died Monday (5/8/00) in Wahoo.
Born, rural Morse Bluff.
Survivors: sons, Leonard, Malmo, Eugene, Morse Bluff; sister, Evelyn Rigge, Havensville, Kan.; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, Moser Memorial Chapel, North Bend. Killian Cemetery near Morse Bluff. Visitation: today, 2-9 p.m.; one hour before services, funeral home. Memorials to American Legion Auxiliary at Morse Bluff.

Teachman -- Edith E., 85, Lincoln, died Tuesday (5/9/00).
Born, Lincoln (9/21/14) to Charles and Myrtle (Clark) Meyer. Education, Lincoln High, 1932, attended Nebraska Wesleyan University. Member, United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, David and Sandi, Arlington, Texas, John and Marrisa, Omaha; daughter, son-in-law, Sue and John Martins, Hot Springs Village, Ark.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Harry Meyer, Lincoln; sister, Mable Benzing, Lincoln. Preceded in death: husband, Willard H.; grandson, Greg Teachman.
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Dr. Henry C. Beatty. Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: Thursday 5-9 p.m., until services Friday, funeral home.

Tyrrell -- Leona E., 102, Waverly, widow of Chas R., died Saturday (5/6/00).
Services: 10:30 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Waverly. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Memorials to church or Cotner Center. Roper & Sons Mortuary, 4300 O St.

Wevers -- Harvey, 94, Firth, died Sunday (5/7/00).
Born, Firth (4/1/06). Farmed in Firth area. Former maintenance worker, Bryan Hospital, Gateway Mall. Member, Firth Reformed Church. Married, 71 years to Pearl (Vandewege).
Survivors: wife, Pearl ; nieces, Thelma Topp, Ermal Lloyd, Janet Wagner, all Lincoln, Bertha Wassung, Arkansas; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, Delmar Vandewege, Firth, Orville Vandewege, Arizona, Myrtle Ahrens, Lincoln, Esther and Glenn Doolittle, Sprague, Mildred and John Yauney, Oklahoma, Thelma and Ralph Collins, California. Preceded in death by parents, John and Tryntje (Wissink); sister, Mary Mulder; brother, Albert.
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, Firth Reformed Church. The Rev. Craig Wagner. Firth Cemetery. Pallbearers: Dennis Wagner, Doug Wagner, Delmar Doeschot, Allan DeYoung, Lynn Doolittle, Ron Ahrens. Viewing, today, 1-9 p.m., Metcalf Funeral Home, Firth. Memorials to the church or Tabitha Hospice.

Yates -- Elmer A., 88, Lincoln, died Saturday (5/6/00).
Service of celebration: 11 a.m. Thursday, Bethany Christian Church, 1645 N. Cotner Blvd. Cremation. No visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers to church (05). Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. 

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