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Rosalie K. Kubik, 82
Services for Rosalie K. Kubik, 82 are 9:30 a.m. Tues., Oct. 1, 1996 at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Omaha. Burial will be in the Plasi Cemetery at Prague, Neb.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward J. Kubik.
She is survived by nephews, Marvin Kubik, Fort Calhoun; Wayne Kubik, Cedar Bluffs, Neb.; a niece, Sharon Kubik Thompson, Arlington; numerous great-nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law, Blanche M., Valley, Neb.
Memorials may be directed to Parkinson's Disease or the church.
John A. Gentleman Westside Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Grace Kahnk, 82
Services were Mon., Sept. 30 [1996] at the Campbell-Aman Funeral Home for Grace Kahnk, 82 of Blair who died at Crowell Memorial Home Sept. 26, 1996. Burial was in the German Cemetery in rural Washington County.
Grace Kahnk was born Oct. 10, 1913 at Irvington, Neb. to Henry and Emma Markmann Suverkrubbe. She attended Wranch School and graduated from Benson High School in 1931.
She married Louie Kahnk in Bennington, Neb. March 17, 1936.
They farmed in the Wranch School area and lived there.
In July, 1969, they received the Pioneer Farm Family award, having had the farm in the family for 100 years.
She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a member of the Blair Memorial Community Hospital Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and a brother, Russell Suverkrubbe.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lyle and Rita Kahnk of Omaha.

Margaret Ortmeier, 65
Services were Fri., Sept. 27 [1996] at St. Leo's Catholic Church in Snyder for Margaret Ortmeier, 65 of rural Scribner, who died Sept. 23, 1996 at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha. Burial was in St. Leo's Catholic Cemetery in Snyder.
Margaret Klitz Ortmeier was born July 12, 1931 in Dodge, Neb. She attended St. Boniface Catholic School in rural West Point, St. Leo's Catholic School in Snyder and was a 1949 graduate of Scribner High School. She graduated from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont with a degree in elementary education.
She taught in schools in the Dodge County rural school system, as well as at Pebble Valley Catholic School in Monterey. For the past 11 years, she had taught at St. Wenceslaus Catholic School in Dodge, completing a 25-year teaching career in the Catholic school system.
She was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church in Snyder, St. Leo's Christian Mothers' Society, St. Leo's Guild and was a past president of St. Leo's Parish Council. She was also a member and past president of the Snyder Veterans' of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post No. 8439 and a member of the Modern Belles Club.
She married Wilbert Ortmeier Dec. 28, 1960 in Snyder.
She was preceded in death by her father.
She is survived by her husband, Wilbert; a son, Mark Ortmeier of Wayne, Neb.; a daughter, Jane (Mrs. Daniel) Stratmann of West Point, Neb; her mother, Gertrude Klitz of West Point; five brothers, Francis Klitz of West Point; Charles Klitz of Omaha; Joe Klitz of Clarks, Neb.; Eugene Klitz of Fort Lupton, Colo.; and Michael Klitz of O'Neill, Neb.; six sisters, Rosemary Larsen and Patricia Helle, both of Omaha; Dorothy Heimann of Bowie, Md.; Jan Reilley of Fairfax, Va.; Rita Walter of Manchester, Mo. and Mary Jo Wilson of Blair and five grandchildren.
Humlicek Funeral Home in Dodge was in charge of arrangements.

Allegra Baltzell, 95
Allegra Baltzell, 95 of Blair died Sunday, March 30, 1997 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Blair.
Graveside services were Wednesday at the Blair Cemetery.
Baltzell was born Dec. 12, 1901 in Illinois to Silas and Ada (McCullough) Baltzell.
She is survived by a brother, Leslie Baltzell.
She was preceded in death by her parents and Mary Jacobs.
Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lois Braun, 65
Lois Braun, 65 of Blair died Saturday, March 29, 1997 at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha.
Services were at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blair. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha.
Braun was born April 30, 1931 at Salem, Nebr. to Frank and Georgia (Romine) Martinosky. She graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Falls City, Neb. On May 10, 1954, she married Benjamin Braun at Falls City. She lived in Omaha from 1954 to 1988, at which time she moved to Blair. She had been employed as a secretary for Michael Platt for 30 years.
Survivors are her son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Kim Braun, Arlington; daughter and son-in-law, BenNetta and Sam Taylor, Blair; grandchildren, Frankie Braun, Brandi Braun, Kristy Braun, Carrie Braun, Benny Braun, Joey Braun, Matthew Braun, Lisa Goslin and Julie Goslin; one brother, Donald Martinosky, Dawson, Neb. and a sister, Imogene Munson, Everette, Wash.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in June of 1983; and a sister, Frankie.
Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Emma Farnberg, 98
Emma Farnberg, 98 of Blair died Thursday, March 27, 1997 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Blair.
Services were Monday at the Campbell-Aman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery.
Farnberg was born Jan. 18, 1899 in Kennard to John and Christina (Polsen) Monson. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church. She attended Brewster School, Dora Black's Sewing School and Charlie Gaydou's Business College. On May 3, 1922, she married William Farnberg in Kennard. She worked as a bookkeeper at the local Savings and Loan for S. W. Chambers and in later years for the Washington County treasurer. At one time, she and her husband owned Farnberg Plumbing and Hardware and the Bowling Alley in the Vinton Garage basement. She had resided at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home since January of 1994.
Survivors are a daughter-in-law, Laura Farnberg of Blair; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Jim; and eight brothers and sisters.

Ralph Petersen, 80
Ralph Raymond Petersen, 80 died Friday, March 28, 1997 in St. George, UT. Services were Tuesday at Davis Funeral Home in Las Vegas, Nev. Burial was in Paradise Memorial Gardens in Las Vegas.
Petersen was born March 8, 1917 in Arlington to Herman and Nettie (Wilkins) Petersen and was raised in the area. He served in the U. S. Navy for four years and in the U.S. Naval Reserves for two years. He worked as an air traffic controller for many years, retiring as chief air traffic controller from McCarran Airport in Las Vegas. On Feb. 8, 1943 he married Claudia Myers in Ely, Nev.
Survivors are his wife, Claudia; four children, Clark and Jack, both of Las Vegas; Gary, Minneapolis, Minn. and Debbie Lewis, Washington, UT; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and one sister, Iva Note, Edmonds, Wash.
Arrangements were under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary.

Robert Reed, 41
Robert E. Reed, 41 of Lincoln, and formerly of Arlington, died Saturday, March 29, 1997 in Lincoln.
Services were. Tuesday at Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington. Rev. Lee Milligan will officiate. Burial was in the Arlington Cemetery.
Reed was born April 12, 1955 in Brockton, Mass. He grew up in Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nebraska. He had recently lived in Versailles, Mo. before moving to Lincoln. He had driven truck for Bell Creek in Arlington.
Survivors include one son, Wayne Reed; his mother, Georgianna Reed; his father and step-mother, Wayne and Jolynn Reed; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Lori Reed, Doug and Michelle Reed, Lawrence and Tamar Reed and Kenny Reed, all of Arlington; one sister and brother-in-law, Allyson and Korey Perry of Fremont.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jaime Reed.
Pallbearers were Bruce Tighe, Randy Jones, Jerry Greenfield, Rod Ladd, Jimmy Brown and Tom Cushman.
Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association.

Golda Wilkening, 87
Golda Wilkening, 87 of Fremont died Monday, March 31, 1997 at the Fremont Area Medical Center.
Services were. Wednesday at Salem Lutheran Church in Fremont with Rev. Leland G. Uden officiating. Burial was in Memorial Cemetery.
Wilkening was born Nov. 26, 1909 at Hooper to Thomas and Hannah (Bishop) Williams. She grew up at Fontanelle and was baptized and confirmed in the Fontanelle Salem Lutheran Church. She graduated from Fremont High School and received her degree in education from Midland College. She taught school in Washington County, Saunders County and in the Hooper school system. On March 29, 1929, she married Alfred Wilkening. They farmed northeast of Fremont most of their married years and moved to Fremont in 1974.
She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church.
Survivors are her husband, Alfred; a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Ethel Wilkening of Omaha; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and two sisters, Nina Andersen and Verna Krieg, both of Fremont.
She was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.
Ludvigsen Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mathias Johnsen, 89
Mathias J. Johnsen, 89 of Omaha died Sunday, March 30, 1997.
Services were Tuesday, April 2 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Omaha. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Johnsen was born Jan. 23, 1908.
Survivors are a daughter, Bev Johnsen, Valley, Nebr.; a son and daughter-in-law, Neal and Linda of Bellevue; a brother, Raymond of Bennington; two sisters, Gladys Matzen and Leona Wiese, both of Blair; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to the church.
Kremer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Anna Barton, 90
Anna Barton, 90 of Blair died Sunday, April 6, 1997 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Blair.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home. A family graveside service will be held in the Avoca, Iowa, Cemetery.
Anna Barton was born Dec. 29, 1906 to Ray and Mary (Kruse) Triplett. After she graduated from Herman High School, she attended Wayne State College and then graduated from Bishop Clarkson School of Nursing in 1928.
In 1934, she married Roscoe H. Barton at Omaha. They lived in Chicago after their marriage until 1954, when they moved to Denver. They lived there until 1967. They then moved to Sun City, Ariz. In 1994, she moved to Blair, where she lived until her death.
She was a member of the United Protestant Women of Sun City and the Sun City Golf League. From 1954 to 1967 she was head nurse of the Tonsil Department of the Children's Hospital in Denver.
Survivors are two daughters and sons - in - law, Mary Lou and Vaughn Farrens, Tekamah, and Beverley and Donald Kelley of Littleton, Colo.; two sons and daughters - in - law, Douglas Charles and Janette Barton, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and Richard and Carole Barton, Loveland; 14 grandchildren; 12 great - grandchildren; three sisters, Alice Lamb, Marion Brodersen and Donna Rae Jordan, all of Blair, and one brother, Jack Triplett, Tekamah.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers and one sister.
Memorials may be directed to the Good Shepherd Home Chapel Fund.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joe Breithaupt, 57
Joseph E. Breithaupt, 57, died Saturday, April 5, 1997 at his home in rural Blair.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Country Bible Church. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home.
Joe Breithaupt was born Feb. 26, 1940 in rural Blair to Elmer and Annie (Thompson) Breithaupt. He attended elementary school at Sutherland School and graduated from Blair High School. He served in the Air Force. He farmed in the Washington County area his entire life. He had played softball in the senior league in Omaha.
Survivors are his two sons and daughters - in - law, Ken and Mara Breithaupt and Jim and Barb Breithaupt; a daughter and son - in - law, Debbie and Mark Frederick, all of Blair; seven grandchildren, Ty Breithaupt, Amanda Frederick, Ashley Frederick, Whitney Frederick, Jaret Breithaupt, Chase Breithaupt and Connor Breithaupt, a sister and brother - in - law, Emyle and Gene McWilliams, Blair; a nephew and his wife, Calvin and Shari McWilliams and a niece and her husband, Kathleen and Jon Pounds, all of Blair.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

George Christo, Sr., 85
George Christo, Sr., 85, died Saturday, March 29, 1997 at his home northeast of Albion, Nebr.
Services were April 1 at Immanuel - Zion Lutheran Church in rural Albion. Rev. Larry Spomer is officiated. Burial was in the Immanuel - Zion South Cemetery.
He is the father of Delores Matson of Blair.
George Christo was born April 1, 1911 at Newman Grove, Nebr., to Alex and Marie Constantine Christo. He grew up between Albion and Newman Grove, receiving his education through the sixth grade at Boone County School District No. 57.
On Dec. 12, 1935, he married Edith Daigh at Immanuel - Zion Lutheran Church. He farmed his entire life in the Southbranch area. After his wife's death Feb. 12, 1992, he continued to live on the farm until his death.
Survivors are one son and daughter - in - law, George, Jr. and Pat of Petersburg, Nebr.; two daughters and sons - in - law, Delores and Dale Matson of Blair and Evelyn and Mike Breist of Sioux Falls, S.D.; 13 grandchildren; 10 great - grand - children; three sisters and brothers - in - law, Irene and Charles Merritt of Port Hvereme, Calif.; Ann and Keith Jewel of Albion and Rosie and Hank Bohm of Norfolk, Nebr.; one brother and sister - in - law, John and Agnes Christo of Marshalltown, Iowa, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents; four brothers, Tom, Pete, Jim and Henry and one sister, Helen.
Casket bearers were Dana Matson, Dick Matson, Darrell Matson, Dylan Briest, Wyatt Briest, Gregory Christo and Dustin Christo.
Kathy Nelson was organist. Singers were Janice Tisthammer and Linda Spomer.

Harold Hansen, 79
Harold C. Hansen, 79 died Friday, April 4, 1997 at a nursing home in Harlingen, Tex.
Graveside services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mont Meta Memorial Park in Texas.
Harold Hansen was born June 5, 1917 at Kennard. He was the retired owner of the Hansen and Son Distributing Co. of Harlingen. The firm was a Frito - Lay snack products distributor for the Rio Grande Valley area for over 40 years. He served in World War II as a U.S. Army Air Corps pilot in England, flying 35 missions in B - 24 and B - 17 bombers with the 493rd Bomb Group of the Eighth Air Force. He ended his military service as a major in the U. S. Air Force Reserve. He married Bridget Elizabeth Goodman.
Survivors are sons, Dennis Hansen of Houston, Tex. and Rod Hansen of Ft. Myers, Fla.; daughters, Pamela Hansen of Ft. Myers and Betty Ann Galvan of Ft. Myers; a grandson, Patrick Galvan of Ft. Myers; granddaughters, Laura E. Hansen of Houston; Lisa Galvan and Jennifer Galvan, both of Ft. Myers; a sister - in - law, Anna (Mrs. Patrick) McAteer of Brownsville, Tex.; a daughter - in - law, Judith E. Hansen of Houston; a niece, Patricia Johnson Hodge of Brownsville; a son - in - law, Ralph Galvan of Ft. Myers and a nephew, Kip Johnson Hodge of Brownsville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bridget in 1995.
Donations may be given to the Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation, 2000 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 1995, Houston, Tex. 77056.
Buck Ashcraft Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Alma Kruger, 103
Alma E. Kruger, 103, of Fremont and formerly of Arlington, died Thursday, April 3, 1997 at Arbor Manor in Fremont.
Services were Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church north of Arlington. Rev. Michael L. Rogers and Rev. Dennis Maaske officiated. Burial was in the St. Paul's Church Cemetery.
Alma Kruger was born Aug. 25, 1893 in rural Hooper, where she grew up. She was a sales clerk at the former Lallman Store in Winslow and the former Schafersman Store in Telbasta, Nebr., prior to her marriage.
She married Ewi F. Kruger Jan. 10, 1926 at Arlington. They farmed five miles north of Arlington. After her husband's death she returned to the rural Hooper area until moving to Fremont in 1949. She moved to Arlington in 1987 and had been living at Arbor Manor since Feb., 1990.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, the Women's Missionary League and the Ladies' Quilting Group.
Survivors are her foster daughter - in - law and care giver, Esther Royuk of Arlington; nieces, Gladys Boschult of Colorado; Floma Springan of Nickerson and Beatrice Bartling of Fremont; a nephew, Earl Strenger of Fremont; and a brother - in - law, Albert Kruger of Fremont.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Julia (Schrader) Hartung; her husband; a foster son, John Royuk; brothers, Fred Hartung and Henry Hartung; and sisters, Kathryn Bartling, Emma Strenger, Olga Denison and Margaret Brandert.
Pallbearers were Mark Penney, William Springan, Robert Denison, Douglas Denison, Brian Greunke, Brent Royuk, Michael Royuk, Rick Hilgenkamp and Donald Kruger.
Memorials may be given to St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
Reckmeyer - Moser Funeral Home in Arlington was in charge of arrangements.

David Lacey, 53
David A. "Art" Lacey, 53, died at his Fremont home Saturday, April 5, 1997, as a result of complications of cancer.
A memorial service, conducted by the Fremont Masonic Lodge No. 15 AF & AM will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. It is open to the public.
David A. Lacey was born March 2, 1944 in Fremont where he lived most of his life. He worked for the Fremont City Street Department until becoming disabled through illness in 1994. He had previously worked for Arps Redi - Mix and Paden Construction and had owned the Highlander Coin - operated Laundry.
On Dec. 1, 1993, at St. Thomas, The Virgin Islands, he married Joyce "Marie" Fritz.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont; the Fremont Masonic Lodge No. 15 AF & AM; Arbor Vitae Chapter No. 92, Order of Eastern Star and was a member and past president of the Breakfast Optimist Club.
Survivors are his wife, Marie; sons and daughter - in - law, Vince and Kelly Andreasen of Omaha and Jason Andreasen of Ft. Carson, Colo.; daughters and sons - in - law, Jenny and Roger Thompson, Alma, Nebr.; Bobbie and Lee Cramer, Lewiston, Nebr.; Tina Nillson, Odell, Nebr.; and Erin Kubel, Fremont; his father, Ivan Lacey, Concorde, Calif.; his mother, Marie Hammond of Fremont; brothers and sisters - in - law, Ray and Doni Lacey, Longmont, Colo.; Dan Hammond, Fremont and Terry and Peg Hammond, Ames, Nebr.; one sister, Patsy Lacey, Fremont and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his step - father, Orvil Hammond.

Erna Matzen, 86
Erna Matzen, 86 of Ft. Collins, Colo. died Friday, March 28, 1997.
Survivors are a granddaughter, Megan Matzen of Ft. Collins; a sister, Mrs. Freda Wiese of Elkhorn and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert and her husband, William.

Hazel Ninegar, 101
Hazel Ninegar, 101 of Blair died Sunday, April 6, 1997 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Blair.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.
Hazel Ninegar was born Feb. 20, 1896 at Hastings, Nebr., to William and Della (McCulloch) Williams. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1913.
On Nov. 7, 1914, she married Charles Ninegar at Lincoln, Nebr.
She worked for the Bench Chemist Control Laboratory for 15 years and was foreman at the Beet Laboratory at Bayard, Nebr. She had lived in Hastings, Nebr.; Spencer, S. D.; and Bayard and Blair, Nebr. during her lifetime.
She was member of the Presbyterian Church in Fort Calhoun; Order of Eastern Star; American Legion Auxiliary and Woman's Club.
Survivors are her daughter and son - in - law, Helen and Etlar Olsen, Blair; a son and daughter - in - law, Dr. Louis and Bethine Ninegar, Kearney, Nebr.; a daughter - in - law, Twilla Ninegar, Woodland Hills, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; 26 great - grandchildren and two great - great - grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Roberta Ninegar Gooler; a son, Thomas Ninegar; her parents, husband and a twin sister, Helen Oberle.
Memorials may be given to the Fort Calhoun Presbyterian Church or the Good Shepherd Home Chapel.

Frank Doran, 34
Frank Donald Doran, 34, of Omaha died Saturday, April 5, 1997 in Omaha.
Services are Wednesday at St. James Church. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
Doran was born May 14, 1962 in Lincoln, Nebr. to Dwight and Mary Anne Ekeler Doran. He was a freelance computer - aided designer.
Survivors are his parents; brothers and sisters - in - law, Joe and Renee Doran of Kennard; Paul and Stephanie Doran of Barrington, Ill. and Fred and Julie Doran of Omaha; sisters and brothers - in - law, Geri and Al Yanes of Rochester, Minn. and Dorene Doran of Omaha; four nieces and four nephews and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Memorials may go to St. James Church or the Epilepsy Foundation.
John A. Gentleman Westside Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

John Jensen, 95
John Jensen, 95 of Fremont and formerly of the Bennington-Washington-Arlington area died Sunday, April 6, 1997 at Arbor Manor in Fremont.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church in Fremont. Rev. Mark Grorud and Rev. Benard Nelson will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.
Visitation at Ludvigsen Mortuary will be Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with visitation at the church one hour before the service.
John Jensen was born April 22, 1901 in Denmark to Jens and Marie "Nielsen" Jensen. He left Denmark at noon on Nov. 26, 1920. He arrived in New York on the evening of Dec. 9, 1920 and got to Washington, Nebr. Dec. 12, 1920. He worked for area framers. He attended Dana College in Blair in 1924 - 25.
He worked for a farmer in Marquette, Nebr. in 1927 and then returned to Washington before moving to Kansas City to work for the American Eagle Aircraft Co. in late 1927. He attending the Porterfield Flying School in Kansas City in 1928 and received his pilot's license. In late 1928, he returned to Washington and in 1929 he moved to Marquette.
On Jan. 30, 1930, he married Alma Lagoni at Kronborg, Nebr. They farmed near Hampton, Nebr. the next 10 years and in 1940 they moved to a farm southeast of Arlington. In 1955, they moved to a farm near Washington. They sold that farm in the fall of 1970 and in Feb. 1971 they moved to Fremont.
He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Fremont and the Farm Bureau of Washington County.
Survivors are a sister, Sena Rhea of Fremont and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma in May of 1996.
Memorials may be given to First Lutheran Church.

Irene Kruthoff, Kruthoff, 66
Irene Kruthoff, 66 of Arion, Iowa died Monday, April 7, 19797 at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Zion Lutheran Church in Denison.
Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Thursday at Huebner Funeral Home in Denison with family present from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. that evening.
She was the mother of Mark Kruthoff of Blair.
Irene Kruthoff was born May 1, 1930 to Carl William and Ernestine Sieckmann Schmidt in St. Louis, Mo. She was baptized May 14, 1930 and was confirmed April 18, 1943 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Denison, Iowa. She received her elementary education at the Grant Township School and Zion Lutheran School in Denison. She graduated from the Denison High School in 1948 and continued her education at the Iowa Lutheran Hospital, receiving a registered nurse degree in 1951. She received her nurse practitionern - ship in 1976 from the University of Colorado.
On Dec. 26, 1954, she married Dale Kruthoff at the Zion Lutheran Church in Denison. They lived in Denison until 1957, when they moved to a farm near Arion.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.
Survivors are her husband, Dale of Arion; three daughters, Karen, Cynthia and Kristine, all of Omaha; two sons and a daughter - in - law, Carl of Denison and Mark and Paula of Blair; two grandchildren, Sarah Kruthoff and Ashlee Kruthoff; two step - grandchildren, Josh Biffar and Heidi Green; a sister and brother - in - law, Barbara and Earl Petersen, Lake Park, Minn.; her mother - in - law, Marie Kruthoff of Denison; one brother - in - law and his wife, David and Georgia Kruthoff of Bay City, Texas and three nephews and five nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents.

Doreatha Millrons, 72
Doreatha "Betty" Millrons, 72 of Blair died Tuesday, April 8, 1997 at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Blair. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.
Doreatha Millrons was born Nov. 3, 1924 at Blair to Sam and Bid Moore.
Survivors are her husband, Allison "Allie" Millrons; daughters, Becky Millrons, Marilyn Miller and Trudy Cooley; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a special niece, Judy Thompson of Creston, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Campbell-Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Roy Rutledge, 96
Roy Rutledge, 96 of Oakland, Nebr. died Sunday, April 6, 1997 at the Oakland, Nebraska, Memorial Hospital.
Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Palmquist-Pelan Mortuary in Oakland.
Roy Rutledge was born Nov. 13, 1900 in Herman to David and Catherine ( Cooper ) Rutledge. He attended school in Herman. He farmed near Herman until 1941 and then farmed east of Oakland until 1943. He worked as a stationary engineer at the Mead Ordinance Plant, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Tip Top and Oakland Memorial Hospital until his retirement in 1979. He also owned The Hilltop Cafe in Oakland for many years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Herman.
On Dec. 18, 1924, he married Josie Miller at Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Survivors are his wife, Josie of Oakland; a daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Jay Rennerfeldt of Papillion, Nebr.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Everett and Virginia Rutledge of Plainview, Nebr. and David and Carol Rutledge of Denver, Colo.; a daughter, Mary Holt of Kearney, Nebr.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Kathleen Rutledge of Payson, Ariz. and Dr. David and Marian Rutledge of Wellsley Hills, Mass.; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; one brother; two grandchildren and a son-in -law, Charles Holt.
Memorials may be given to the Oakland Heights Nursing Home or to the Oakland Rescue Squad.

Frieda Schneider, 98
Frieda Schneider, 98 died Wednesday, April 2, 1997 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Blair.
Services were Saturday at the Campbell - Aman Funeral Chapel. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery.
Frieda Schneider was born June 14, 1898 in Rickert, Germany to Max and Anna ( Ehlers ) Harder. She immigrated to the United States in April of 1912 with her parents. On Aug. 10, 1917, she married Charles E. Schneider.
Survivors are a daughter - in - law, Margaret Schneider of Hemet, Calif.; a niece and her husband, Frieda and Elmer Petersen of Bennington and a granddaughter, Joyce Page.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, who died April 18, 1982; a son, Edward; nine sisters and five brothers.
Memorials may be given to Good Shepherd Lutheran Home.


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