|Christopher Ortmeier, 24
Christopher John Ortmeier, 24 of Nickerson died Saturday, April 12,
1997 at his home.
Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Fremont.
Rev. Frank Lordemann and Rev. Dave Korth will officiate. Burial will be
in the Camp Fontanelle Cemetery south of Fontanelle.
Christopher John Ortmeier was born Jan. 26, 1973 in Omaha. He moved
with his family to the Arlington area when he was 12 years old. He attended
St. James Catholic School in Omaha and was a 1991 graduate of Arlington
High School. He attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney for two
After college, he worked for Thompson Construction Co. of Arlington
and then for Valley Corp. at Valley. He was a heavy equipment operator.
He and his brothers then formed C & J Ortmeier Trenching.
He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Fremont and was
a member of the Arlington Town Baseball Team.
Survivors include his parents, Ric "Eric" and Wanda (Spies) Ortmeier;
brothers, Steven Ortmeier and Jeff Ortmeier and sisters, Annie Ortmeier
and Lindsay Ortmeier, all of Nickerson; his maternal grandmother, Darlene
Spies Kovar and step-grandfather, Jerry Kovar of Des Moines, Iowa and a
special friend, Rachel Peters of Arlington.
Pallbearers will be Woody Hesman, Mike Grefe, Jamie Anderson, Scott
Grafton, Matt Pittman, Adam Schafersman, John Groeteke and Steve Thompson.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Arlington Baseball Team.
Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington is in charge of arrangements.
Lila Pedersen, 62
Lila J. Pedersen, 62 died Thursday, April 10, 1997 at Immanuel Medical
Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. She donated her
body to the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Lila J. Pedersen was born at Herman Oct. 2, 1934, the youngest child
of Chris and Ida Vinderslev. She attended Thone School and graduated from
Herman High School in 1952. She retired on disability from Mutual of Omaha
and resided in Blair for many years.
Survivors include her brothers, Leonard Vinderslev, Chokio, Minn. and
Chris Vinderslev, Friend, Nebr.; sisters, Dorothy (Mrs. Harold) Magill,
Hooper; Vivian Kraemer, Smithfield, Va.; Darlene Dodge, Omaha; many nieces,
nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters and one brother.
Memorials may be given to the Blair Rescue Squad or the Herman American
Lillian Swanson, 74
Lillian LaVonne Swanson, 74 died Thursday, March 27, 1997 at Immanuel
Medical Center in Omaha.
Services were March 29 at the Fort Calhoun Presbyterian Church in Fort
Calhoun. Rev. Gregg Miller officiated. Burial was in the Fort Calhoun Cemetery.
Lillian LaVonne Swanson was born in Red Oak, Iowa, Oct. 10, 1922 to
Clayton and Goldie Smith. She attended Fort Calhoun High School and attended
Omaha University in Omaha.
On July 15, 1942, she married Harold Swanson.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Fort Calhoun Women's
Club, Past Matrons, Daughters of the Nile and the Cemetery Association.
She was a member of Fort Calhoun Presbyterian Church and was clerk of session,
Survivors are her husband, Harold; her sons and daughters-in-law, Clayton
and Sharon Swanson; Gregory Swanson and Joel and Kim Swanson; daughters
and sons-in-law, Marcia and Mark Graff and Nancy and Mark Prauner; grandchildren,
Shelly Swanson, Jaime Swanson, Renee Swanson, Kristine Graff, David Graff,
Laura Graff, Stefanie Graff, Paul Graff; Elizabeth Graff; John Prauner,
Todd Prauner, Seth Prauner and Anne Prauner; a great-grandson, Tyler; and
a sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Charles Davey.
Pallbearers were Steve Davey, Scott Davey, Kurt Davey, Daniel Schneider,
John Prauner and David Graff.
Sievers-Sprick Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Lester Logemannn, 79
Lester B. Logemann, 79 died Friday, April 4, 1997 at Elkhorn Manor
He was born May 17, 1917 on the home place south of Bennington to Wilhelm
and Elsie (Petersen) Logemann. He was baptized on Aug. 31, 1919 and was
confirmed on March 20, 1932 at Zion Lutheran Church. He received his education
in a rural school in Douglas County through the eighth grade.
He was one of the first farmers to make terraces on his farm in Douglas
County. On Feb. 16, 1941, he married Dorothy Sorensen. After farming for
38 years, he retired and they moved to Bennington. He had suffered from
Parkinson's Disease for over 11 years after having heart surgery in October
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Bennington. He served
on the Church Council, was on the ASC Committee and was a Lion's Club member.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy of Bennington; sons and daughters-in-law,
Larry and Carol of Decatur, Ill. and Darrell and CoeLeta of Bennington;
three granddaughters and their spouses, Kristi and Darwin Reiswig, Jacqueline
and Jeff Stork and Juli Logemann; one great-grandson, Justin Stork; one
brother, Russell and a sister, Lorene Andersen.
Memorials may be given to St. John's Lutheran Church and the Bennington
Russel McDonald, 86
Russel J. McDonald, 86 of Wheat Ridge, Colo., died Friday, April 11,
Memorial services will be Sunday.
Russel J. McDonald was born March 14, 1911, the youngest of 11 children.
He was a truck driver for 40 years for Denver Chicago, a Blair-based trucking
company, starting in 1939. In 1955, he moved his family to Denver, Colo.
He retired in 1970.
Survivors are his wife, Helen; sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Sharon
and Mickey and Eva; four grandchildren, Kevin, Rusty, Mickey, Jr. and Jill
; one great-grandchild, Nathan, all of Denver; one sister, Myrtie Olson,
90 of Tekamah and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
His parents; and nine of his brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
Newcomer Family Mortuary and Crematory in Lakewood, Colo., is in charge
Ralph John Sudman, 68
Services for Ralph John Sudman, 68 will be Saturday, April 19, 1997,
at his home in Eustace, Tex.
He is survived by his wife, Dee Sudman, Eustace; former spouse, Jean
Larsen, Blair; sons and daughters, Connie Scott, Omaha; Michael , Bedford,
Tex.; Linda Nelson, Fort Calhoun; Ken, San Diego, Calif.; Rick, Pleasanton,
Calif.; Kris Cameron and Kathy Hathaway, Woodland, Park, Colo.; Lisa Webber,
Lincoln; Allan, Chesapeake, Va.; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marie and John and a granddaughter.
Niels Miller, 87
Niels Miller, 87 of Blair died Friday, April 11, 1997 after suffering
an apparent heart attack.
Services were Monday at First Lutheran Church. Burial was in the Blair
Cemetery with military rites.
Niels Miller was born Nov. 27, 1909 in rural Herman to Soren and Mette
(Petersen) Miller. He attended elementary school at the rural Glendale
School. He served in the Air Force during World War II, and was a sergeant
from 1942 to 1945. On Sept. 14, 1947, he married Ethel Mae Ray. They farmed
in the Glendale School District area until moving to Blair in 1995.
He was a member of First Lutheran Church and the Blair Veterans of
Survivors are his wife, Ethel Mae, Blair; nephews and nieces, Arnold
Frahm, Blair; Harold Frahm, Hemingford, Nebr.; Gladys Mallette, Lyons,
Nebr.; Stanley Sydow, Percival, Iowa; Grant Sydow, Omaha; Eileen Hansen,
Fremont; Anna Kruger, Omaha; Elaine Steenblock, Ankeny, Iowa and many great
- nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Mary Ann; a brother,
Chris Miller and three sisters, Christina Sydow, Cecelia Hansen and Rosina
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
James "Olie" Olsen, 70
James "Olie" Olsen, 70 of Blair died Wednesday, April 16, 1997 at Immanuel
Medical Center in Omaha.
Services were Saturday at First Lutheran Church in Blair. Burial was
in the Blair Cemetery with military honors.
James Olsen was born Nov. 23, 1926 in Omaha to James Sylvester and
Dorothy O. (Gustin) Olsen. He grew up on the family farm north of Blair
and graduated from Blair High School in 1945. He was a Golden Gloves Boxer
at one time.
He served in the US Navy from August of 1945 to August of 1946. He
also served with the See Bee's in the early 1950s.
He was a dealer for the Wilson Seed Corn Company and owned Olie's Tavern
in Blair for 10 years. He also worked at Omaha Public Power District for
He was a member of First Lutheran Church, the Blair Veterans of Foreign
Wars, Blair American Legion and the Blair Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Survivors are his five children, James of Blair; Thomas of Newport
Beach, Calif.; Tim of Blair; Julie Ann Olsen of Omaha; Terri Olsen of Omaha;
three grandchildren, Andrew, Zach and Alec; his mother, Dorothy of Carter
Lake, Iowa; a sister, Ella Mae Skinner of Carter Lake; two brothers, Steve
and Stan, both of Carter Lake and several other family members.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, George.
Memorials may be given to First Lutheran Church or the Blair Rescue
Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
G. William Wilkins, 81
G. William Wilkins, 81 of Lincoln died Monday, April 14, 1997 in Lincoln.
Services were Thursday, April 17 at St. Mark's United Methodist Church
in Lincoln. Rev. Dan Safarik officiated. Burial was in Lincoln Memorial
Park with military graveside rites by American Legion Post No. 3 and Masonic
graveside rites by East Lincoln Lodge No. 210 AF & AM.
G. William Wilkins was born at Blair, Nebraska.
He was a retired chief of rural housing for the Farmers Home Administration
and had worked for the Department of Agriculture for 35 years. He served
with the Army Air Corp 461st Bomb Group Headquarters Company during World
He was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church, American Legion
Post No. 3; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3616; the Scottish Rite,
Sesostris Temple of the Shrine and was a past master of Creighton Masonic
Lodge No. 100 AF & AM. He was also an admiral in the Nebraska Navy.
Survivors are his wife, Murial A.; sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Michael
D. and Sue Wilkins, Lincoln and Dr. Leo R. and Kristy Wilkins, Ames, Iowa;
a son and special friend and her daughter, Dr. Gerald W. Wilkins and Vicky
Lee and Elizabeth Schoen, Lincoln; daughters and son-in-law, Marita F.
and Chuck Burmeister, Lincoln and E. Joanne Wilkins, Denver, Colo.; 18
grandchildren, Jon and Jackie Burmeister, Blaine and Abby Burmeister, Shane
and Amber Wahbeh, Jessica and John Wilkins, and Laura, Kari, Lisa, Katie,
Luke, Lee, Kirk, Kody, Kyle and LeeAnn Wilkins; two great-grandchildren,
Jon (Jack) Burmeister, II and Maggie Burmeister; brothers and sister-in-law,
Robert F. Wilkins, Arlington; Joe and Toby Wilkins, Ennis, Mont. and Dr.
Gene and Eileen Wilkins, Ennis, Mont. and sisters and brothers-in-law,
Eva and Norman Pearson, Wahoo and Ruth and Gene Kruger, Elkhorn.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, James.
Pallbearers were Steve Brown, Ordell Hennings, Vance James, Clifford
Kepler, Victor Kahm and Paul Sindt.
Memorials may be given to the Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital,
Transportation Fund, 1717 Yolande, Lincoln, Nebr. 68521 or Bill and Muriel
Wilkins Scholarship Fund, c / o University of Nebraska Foundation, 1111
Lincoln Mall, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508.
Roper and Sons Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
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.
She attended Wayne State College after graduating from Herman High School.
She was a 1928 graduate of Bishop Clarkson School of Nursing.
In 1934, she married Roscoe H. Barton in Omaha. They lived in Chicago
after their marriage until 1954, when they moved to Denver, Colo. They
resided there until 1967, at which time they moved to Sun City, Ariz. In
1994, she moved to Good Shepherd Lutheran Home. From 1954 to 1967, she
was head nurse of the Tonsil Department at Children's Hospital in Denver.
She was a member of the United Protestant Women of Sun City and the
Sun City Golf League.
Survivors include two daughters and sons - in - law, Mary Lou and Vaughn
Farrens, Tekamah and Beverley and Donald Kelley of Lilleton, Colo.; two
sons and daughters - in - law, Douglas Charles and Janette Barton, Colorado
Springs, Colo. and Richard and Carole Barton, Loveland, Colo.; 14 grandchildren;
12 great - grandchildren; three sisters, Alice Lamb, Marion Brodersen and
Donna Rae Jordan, all of Blair; and one brother, Jack Triplett of Tekamah.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers
and a sister.
Memorials may be directed to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home Chapel
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Florence Hansen, 100
Florence Hansen, 100, died Wednesday, April 22, 1997 at Good Shepherd
Lutheran Home in Blair.
Services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home. Burial
will be in the Herman Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday
and on Friday until service time.
Florence Hansen was born Nov. 16, 1896 to William and Mary ( Jensen
) Johnson in Clifton, Ill. The family moved to Nebraska in 1898 where she
spent the rest of her life.
On Oct. 16, 1917, she married Lester N. Hansen at Blair. They farmed
near Blair until his death in 1972.
Survivors are her daughters, Evelyn ( Mrs. William ) Wrenn of Columbus,
Nebr. and Lorraine ( Mrs. Howard ) Long of Miami, Ariz.; four granddaughters;
great - grandchildren and great - great - grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Good Shepherd Lutheran Home or to the charity
of the donor's choice.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lyle Hunkins, 93
Lyle Beecher Hunkins, 93, died Wednesday, April 23, 1997 at Crowell
Memorial Home in Blair.
A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Campbell
- Aman Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Beaver Crossing, Nebr., Cemetery
on Saturday at 2 p.m.
There will be visitation one hour before the service.
Hunkins was born July 4, 1903 to Orin S. and Edith ( Beecher ) Hunkins
near Beaver Crossing. He graduated from Beaver Crossing High School in
1922 and earned bachelor of science and master of arts degrees in education
from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
On Aug. 1, 1927, he married Mildred Rachel Godding in Beaver Crossing.
He was a junior high school principal in the Nebraska communities of Elk
City, Havelock, Falls City and Columbus. He finished his career as county
superintendent of schools for Gage County at Beatrice. He was honored as
the top district manager in the state by World Book Encyclopedia.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, a Jordon Medal holder and a member
of the Order of Eastern Star. He was a 63 - year member of the Lions Club,
serving as president in Columbus and Beatrice and as secretary to the District
Governor. He received the Melvin Jones Award for Service in 1994 from the
Blair Lions Club. He was a life member of the National Education Association
and the Nebraska Education Association, a member of Phi Delta Kappa, The
National School Masters Association and was a life member of the PTA.
Survivors are his wife, Mildred; a daughter, Marilyn Gentry of Blair;
sons and a daughter - in - law, Eugene E. Hunkins of Livingston, Tex. and
Wayne E. and Margaret Hunkins, Santa Ana, Calif.; six grandchildren and
nine great - grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to the Lyle Hunkins Scholarship Fund, University
of Nebraska Foundation.
Marie New Olson, 89
Marie Olson, 89 of Oakland, Nebr. and formerly of Uehling, Nebr. died
Monday, April 21, 1997 at the Oakland Memorial Hospital in Oakland.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the First Congregational Church in
Uehling. Rev. Wallace Barth will officiate. Burial will be in the Baptist
Cemetery in rural Uehling.
Visitation will be Thursday from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Palmquist - Pelan
Funeral Home in Oakland.
She is the aunt of Jim Realph of Blair.
Marie Olson was born July 25, 1907 on a farm west of Swaburg Church
in rural Uehling to John Ambrose and Christina ( Olson ) Erickson. She
attended school at District No. 84 and graduated from Uehling High School
in 1925. She attended Midland College in Fremont, Nebr., for one year and
then taught school at District No. 84.
On July 14, 1930, she married Charles Lorraine Olson at the First Congregational
Church parsonage in Uehling. They made their home in Omaha for nearly 50
years. In 1979, they moved to Uehling.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Lorraine of Oakland; three nephews,
Jim Realph of Blair; Roger Clough, Ph.D. of St. Louis, Mo.; and Dr. David
Clough of Chanhassen, Minn.; and two nieces, Carolee Laughren of Bellevue,
Wash. and LaNelle Clough of Waterloo, Nebr.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Marjorie,
Bernice and Blanche.
Casket bearers will be Marc Clough, Michael Clough, Marty Clough, John
Clough, David Clough, Roger Clough, Preston Ricker and Jim Realph.
Leta Olson will be the organist. Gloria Wedergren will be the soloist.
Memorials may be given to the First Congregational Church in Uehling
or the Baptist Cemetery.
F. Warren Wheatley, 81
F. Warren Wheatley, 82 of Wymore, Nebr. died Thursday, April 24, 1997
at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lincoln.
Services will be Monday at the Wymore Presbyterian Church. Dr. Cynthia
Ordway officiated. Graveside services will be Monday at the Blair Cemetery
with military rites by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1251.
There will be visitation at the funeral home from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, from noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday and at the church one hour preceding
F. Warren Wheatley was born Jan. 10, 1916 at Longmont, Colo. He moved
to Lincoln as a teen and graduated from Lincoln High School. He served
in the U. S. Navy from Nov. 25, 1940 to Dec. 18, 1946 during World War
II and from May 7, 1951 to June 20, 1952 during the Korean Conflict. He
was assigned to the USS Nevada at Pearl Harbor; the USS Midway and the
USS Phoenix. He was a welder for Wedgewood Iron Works in Omaha and then
at Kelly Ryan Equipment Co. in Blair until his retirement at the age of
65. He moved to Wymore from Blair in 1978.
On May 19, 1943, he married Marie Jensen in Omaha.
He was a member of Anderson American Legion Post No. 25 at Wymore where
he was an active member of the Color Guard. He was also a member of the
Pearl Harbor Survivors Association and was a former member of the VFW Post
No. 1251 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie in Blair.
Survivors are his wife, Marie; a sister, Marjorie Nelson of Fort Collins,
Colo.; and by nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklyn and Minnie Mae (McGinnis)
Wheatley and a brother, Rev. John Wheatley.
Memorials may be given to the Wymore Presbyterian Church.
Laughlin - Hoevet Funeral Home in Wymore was in charge of arrangements.
Bonnie M. Whalen, 45
Bonnie M. Whalen, 45 of Blair died Wednesday, April 16, 1997 at her
home after a long illness with cancer.
Services were April 22 at Mary Our Queen Church. Rev. Carl A. Salinitro
and Rev. James Schwertley officiated. Burial was in Ridgewood Cemetery
in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Whalen was born May 24, 1951 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She graduated
from Marian High school in Omaha in 1969. She graduated from the University
of Nebraska at Omaha in 1975 and attended Colorado State University. She
was vice president of Central Veterinary Supply Co. She married Phil Larkin
19 years ago.
She was a member of the Junior Arabian Horse Association of Nebraska,
worked with Special Olympics, Girl Scouts and the Odyssey of the Mind.
She was also a volunteer computer teacher in Blair Community Schools.
Survivors are her husband, Phil; a daughter, Kathleen Whalen Larkin,
both of Blair; her mother, Edna Jean ( Mrs. Lewis ) Whalen Shields of Scottsdale,
Ariz; a sister, Kathy Rohman of Blair and a brother, Daniel F. Whalen of
Honorary bearers were Bonnie Sandleben, Barb LeRouge, Mary Socha, Barb
Kabes, Susan Baron and Ceis McCarthy Ramey.
Paulette Smith was organist. Gerald Holbrook was vocalist.
Memorials may be given to the Arabian Hose Association of Nebraska
or the Methodist Hospital Hospice Program.
John A. Gentleman Westside Chapel in Omaha was in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth C. Booze, Sr., 74
Kenneth C. Booze, Sr., 74 died Saturday, April 26, 1997 at his home
in Cedar Bluffs, Nebr.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont.
Rev. Eddie Masters will officiate. Military graveside services will be
conducted by the Fremont Honor Guard of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
No. 854 and American Legion Post No. 20 at Ridge Cemetery in Fremont.
Kenneth C. Booze, Sr., was born May 21, 1922 at Frankfort, S.D. He
moved to Fremont at the age of 13. He served in the U. S. Army during World
War II, in the Asiatic Pacific, from May 24, 1944 to Nov. 8, 1945. He received
the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. After his discharge, he returned to Fremont
and drove truck for Herman Trucking.
In 1952, he became a Fremont Police office and in 1954 moved to Arlington
where he was police officer for several years. He also was a police officer
in Fort Calhoun for a time. He retired in 1985 and worked part - time in
Blair as a sheriff's deputy and correction officer. He moved to Cedar Bluffs
three years ago.
On Sept. 22, 1941 he married Elsie L. Krause at Ponca, Nebr.
He was a member of the Police Officers Association of Nebraska.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie; sons and daughters - in - law, Ronald
and Diana Booze of Prague; Kenneth, Jr. and Nancy Booze of Valley; Roger
and Carol Booze of Fremont and Ty and Janet Booze of Cedar Bluffs; a daughter
and son - in - law, Glenyce and Marvin Opfer of Omaha; his mother, Jessie
Mirr of North Bend; brothers, Alvin of Prague, Lawrence of Fremont and
Willis of Jeffers, Minn.; a sister, Betty D. Johnson of Fremont; a step
- brother, Jerry Mirr of Tucson, Ariz.; step - sisters, Eldora (Mrs. George)
Mortensen of Indiana, Delores Berryman of California; Betty (Mrs. Clyde)
Phillippe of Fremont, Nancy Reed of Omaha and Carolyn Lynch of Colorado;
15 grandchildren and 13 great - grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carl J. Booze; a brother, Virgil
Booze; a daughter, Paulette Booze; a step - brother, Eugene Mirr and a
granddaughter, Angela Booze.
Gertrude Harvey, 89
Gertrude M. Harvey died Friday, April 25, 1997 at Community Care of
America Nursing Home in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Memorial services were held at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home. Burial
was in Memory Gardens, Brea, Calif.
Gertrude M. Harvey was born Feb. 6, 1908 in Hartford, Ark. to John
and Nancy White. She and her husband were in business many years in California.
The last 15 years, she had lived in a nursing home in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Survivors include her daughter and son - in - law, Jim and Rae Taylor
of Blair; six grandchildren and their spouses, Brad and Laura Taylor, Kim
and Terry Conrad of Blair; Steve Taylor of Atlanta, Ga.; Raelene Sprague
of San Ramon, Calif.; Ron and Jon Slavens of El Segundo, Calif.; seven
great - grandchildren and two great - great - grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters; her husband,
Emory Lee Harvey and a son, Raymond A. Slavens.
Sam F. Selby, 89
Sam F. Selby died Thursday, April 24, 1997 in Renton, Wash.
Helen Skov of Blair is his sister - in - law.
Sam F. Selby was born at Hendersen, Iowa Jan. 17, 1908.
On July 29, 1932, he married Leone Larsen. He farmed north of Arlington
until 1955 when they moved to Seattle, Wash.
He worked at Boeing Aircraft in Seattle until he retired.
Survivors include his wife, Leone; two daughters, Darlene Morris of
Kent, Wash. and Dee Menking of Renton, Wash.; six granddaughters; one grandson;
10 great - granddaughters; three great - grandsons; several great - great
- grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Ray Rutledge of Council Bluffs and Mrs.
Clarence Strassheim of Denver, Colo.
Phyllis Stafford, 77
Phyllis (Mrs. Bill) Stafford, 77 of Norfolk died Friday, April 25,
1997 at the Heritage of Bel Air Nursing Home in Norfolk, Nebr.
Memorial services will be at a later date.