DEATH NOTICES
Published Wednesday, April 16
Margaret A. Harpham
Kenesaw resident Margaret A. Harpham, 66, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Kenesaw Haven Home. Services will be Friday, April 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Apfel Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings with Rev. Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. Visitation will be Thursday, April 17, 2014, from 12 noon to 8 p.m. at the Apfel Funeral Home in Kenesaw. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.apfelfuneralhome.com. Apfel Funeral Home, Kenesaw is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be given to the family.
Betty A. (Woerner) Carter
Betty Ann (Woerner) Carter, 95, of Phoenix, Arizona, died February 26, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona. Graveside Memorial Services at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior, Nebraska. Time of Service is Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Mark Diehl officiating. Inurnment is at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior, Nebraska. Memorials in lieu of flowers, can be given in her honor to the Girl Scouts, YWCA or Superior Public Schools Foundation. Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N. Commercial, in Superior, Nebraska, is in charge of arrangements.
Jeanine M. Fecht
Jeanine M. Fecht, 78 years of age from Hildreth, NE, died on Monday, April 14, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Funeral services will be on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the Wilcox United Methodist Church with Rev. Alan Gager officiating. Burial will be in the Riverton Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Jelden-Craig Funeral Home in Hildreth on Friday from 4-6 p.m.
Joan Werner
Minden resident Joan Werner, 79, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Bethany Home in Minden. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at the Bethany Lutheran church in Minden with the Rev. Donald Hunzeker officiating. Burial is 3 p.m. Saturday at Osco Cemetery southeast of Minden. Visitation is 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden.
Connie R. Shriver
Hastings resident Connie R. Shriver, 72, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Juniata United Methodist Church in Juniata with the Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Private family burial is at a later date. There is no viewing or visitation. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Nebraska Chapter, 10832 Old Mill Road, Omaha, NE 68154 or Mary Lanning Healthcare-Hospice, 715 N. St. Josepth Ave, Hastings, NE 68901. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com


Published Tuesday, April 15
Gerald N. 'Jerry' Sutton
Gerald (Jerry) N. Sutton, 81, of Galveston, TX, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Gulf Healthcare Center on Galveston Island, Texas. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard, NE, with Rev. Travis King officiating. Visitation will be from noon Friday till service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Harvard Cemetery with military rites at the graveside,
Arleen (Hubl) Janssen
Hastings resident Arleen (Hubl) Janssen, 86, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion, Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska, with family by her side. Rosary will be Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 9:30 a.m. at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church, Hastings, Nebraska. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. with Father Joseph M. Walsh officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 4-8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will also be one hour prior to Mass at the church. Memorials may be given to the family. Private condolences may be sent at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Dorothy R. Klein
Sutton resident Dorothy R. Klein, 81, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Sutton Community Home in Sutton, NE, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Federated Church in Sutton, NE, with Rev. Harry Cross officiating. Interment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery in Sutton, NE. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-8 p.m., with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE.
Ray E. Clark
Hardy resident Ray E. Clark, 83, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Courtland, Kan. Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with Missie Witt officiating. Burial will be at Rosemound Cemetery in Hardy. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, and 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday with family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in care of the family.
Donald L. Knigge
Davenport resident Donald L. Knigge, 78, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Hebron. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Belvidere Community Center in Belvidere. Burial is at Alexandria Public Cemetery in Alexandria. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday with family present 6-8 p.m. at Price Funeral Home in Hebron. Memorials may be given to the family to designate at a later time.
Connie R. Shriver
Hastings resident Connie R. Shriver, 72, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Phyllis Adcock
Former Hastings resident Phyllis Adcock, 86, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. Services are pending with DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service.


Published Monday, April 14
Olin L. Underwood
Hastings resident Olin Lee Underwood, 89, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at College View Assisted Living and Memory Support, Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Tuesday, April 15, 2014; 10:30 a.m. at Butler Volland Chapel, Hastings with Pastor Josh Davis officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation is today from 1-8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Deloris F. 'Dee' Stokes
Deloris F. “Dee” Stokes, the daughter of Helen Ruth (Rickard) and Elmer Dell Stokes, was born October 19, 1937, at Red Cloud, Nebraska. She departed this life on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud at the age of 76 years, 4 months and 22 days. Funeral services will be held Friday, 10:30 a.m., April 18, 2014, at the Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud with the Rev. Marshall Faulkenberry officiating. Interment will be at the Red Cloud Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to service time. A memorial fund has been established by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at Williams Funeral Homes, Inc.
Gerald N. 'Jerry' Sutton
Sutton resident Gerald N. “Jerry” Sutton, 81, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Gulf Healthcare Center in Galveston Island, Texas. Services are pending with Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard.
Ray E. Clark
Rural Hardy resident Ray E. Clark, 83, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at his home. Services are pending with Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior.
Patricia Louise (Mileger) Swanson
Patricia Louise (Mileger) Swanson, 84, of Edgar died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Rose Brook Care Center in Edgar. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Williams Funeral Home in Edgar with Pastor David King officiating. Interment will be at the Edgar Cemetery.
Dorothy Herman
Harvard resident Dorothy Herman, 95, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Harvard Rest Haven in Harvard. Services are pending with DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Services.


Published Saturday, April 12
Edward L. Albers
Edward L. Albers, age 82 of Franklin, formerly of Bloomington, passed away at Golden Living Center in Franklin on April 10, 2014. Funeral services were (will be) held at 10:30 am Monday, April 14th at Grace Lutheran Church in Franklin. Interment was (will be) at Greenwood Cemetery in Franklin with full military honors. Memorials have been established to Franklin, NE EMT’s. Hutchins Funeral Home of Franklin, NE in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left with www.hutchinsfh.com
Olin L. Underwood
Hastings resident, Olin L. Underwood, 89, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at College View Assisted Living and Memory Support, Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Butler Volland Chapel, Hastings with Pastor Josh Davis officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be in Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Monday, April 14, 2014 from 1–8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Marlene J. Palmer
Fairfield resident, Marlene J. Palmer, 78, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska. Celebration of Life will be Monday, April 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Fairfield Community Church, Fairfield with Pastor Steve Deines officiating. Private family burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery, Fairfield, Nebraska. No viewing or visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Fairfield Community Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Deloris 'Dee' Stokes
Red Cloud resident Deloris “Dee” Stokes, 76, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud. Services are pending withe the Simonson-Williams Funeral Home of Red Cloud.

Published Friday, April 11
Donald J. 'Boomer' Morosic, Sr.
Donald J. “Boomer” Morosic, Sr., 80, of Wood River, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Nebraska Veterans Home in Grand Island. Mass of the Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wood River with the Rev. James Janovec officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Wood River, Nebraska. Visitation hours will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, with the rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wood River. Memorials are suggested in lieu of flowers to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Wood River Fire and Rescue, or the American Lung Association. Apfel Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.
Lloyd Sherman
Lloyd Sherman, 84, of Grand Island died April 10, 2014, at the Grand Island Veterans Home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at the Shelton United Methodist Church with the Reverend Melody Adams officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be in the Shelton Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Army National Guard Honors Team in conjunction with the American Legion Post. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Online condolences may be submitted to www.osrfh.com. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Gibbon.
Marlene Palmer
Fairfield resident Marlene Palmer died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Thursday, April 10
Edward H. Lightner
Our best friend, father, grandfather, brother-in-law, father-in-law and uncle Edward H. Lightner, a lifelong resident of Hastings, Nebraska, 96, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, with many family members by his side. Services will be Saturday, April 12, 2014, 10 a.m. at Second Presbyterian Church, Hastings, with the Rev. Dr. David B. McCarthy officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. The Second Presbyterian Church women’s organization will serve at the luncheon. It was our loved one’s wish that any memorial contributions be given to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children or Salvation Army in Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Friday, April 11, 2014, 1-8 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Harold D. Lutkemeier
Harold Dean Lutkemeier was born June 12, 1923, in Holstein, NE., to William and Irene (Reiss) Lutkemeier. He passed away April 1, 2014, at his home in Mission, TX, at age 90 with his loving wife of 67 years at his side. Memorials services will be June 14 at 2 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Campbell, NE. Military rites at grave site.
Wade A. Towne
On Sunday, April 6, 2014, Wade Allen Towne was rushed to the Nemaha County Hospital. It was there that he unexpectedly passed away, having reached the age of 46 years and 10 days.A funeral service for Wade was Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Hemmingsen Funeral Home in Auburn, officiated by Rev. Bill Pavuk. Casket bearers were Canyon Towne, River Towne, Tom Towne, Rick Towne, Matthew Niemann, and Steven Towne. Honorary bearers were Timber Towne, Amanda Towne, Michael Niemann, Roger Henderson, Herman Moenning, Gary Rowley, Brandon Ewers, and Jeff Becker. Burial was in Sheridan West Cemetery near Auburn. Services were entrusted to Hemmingsen Funeral Home of Auburn.
Donald J. 'Boomer' Morosic Sr.
Wood River resident Donald J. “Boomer” Morosic Sr., 80, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Nebraska Veterans Home in Grand Island. Rosary is 7 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wood River. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. James Janovec officiating. Burial is at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Wood River. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Apfel Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Wood River Fire and Rescue, or the American Lung Association.

Published Wednesday, April 9
Charles R. 'Ron' Lind
Charles Ronald (Ron) Lind went to meet his Lord on March 23, 2014. He was born June 15, 1936, on a farm near Ogden, Iowa, to Clements and Cleta Highfill Lind. A Service of Celebration of Ron’s life here on earth, and of his new, eternal life with our Lord, will be held at Grace United Methodist Church in Hastings, Nebraska on Saturday April 12, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Society, the YMCA of Hastings, Nebraska or Grace United Methodist Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Edward H. Lightner
Hastings resident Edward Henry Lightner, 96, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at his home. Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Second Presbyterian Church in Hastings with the Rev. Dr. David B. McCarthy officiating. Burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Friday with family present 5-7 p.m. at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children or Salvation Army in Hastings. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Elsie A. (Roberts) Baumbach
Superior resident Elsie Amelia (Roberts) Baumbach, 89, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Superior. Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. Dr. Jocelyn Tupper officiating. Burial is at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Superior. Memorials may be given to the family.

Published Tuesday, April 8
Charles R. 'Ron' Lind
Charles Ronald (Ron) Lind went to meet his Lord on March 23, 2014. A Service of Celebration of Ron’s life here on earth, and of his new, eternal life with our Lord, will be held at Grace United Methodist Church in Hastings, Nebraska, on Saturday April 12, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Society, the YMCA of Hastings, Nebraska, or Grace United Methodist Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Shirley R. Wagoner
Shirley R. Wagoner, 85, of Mt. Dora, FL, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Cornerstone Hospice House in Tavares, FL.
Donald W. Carney
Donald W. Carney, 75, of Beatrice died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, April 6, 2014.Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice with Father Robert Barnhill officiating. Burial will be at the Evergreen Home Cemetery of Beatrice. A memorial has been established to the family’s choice. The body will lie in state from noon Thursday until time of services on Friday. A guestbook for signatures and messages of condolence is available online at www.foxfuneralhome.net. Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.
Donald C. Mapes
Hastings resident Donald Clifford Mapes, 91, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings (Perkins Pavilion), Hastings, Nebraska. Graveside Services for family and close friends will be Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 11 a.m. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, with Pastor William Nottage-Tacey officiating. Memorials may be given to Hearland Pet Connection. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Gene E. Morey
Former area resident Gene E. Morey, 96, of York died Monday, April 7, 2014, in Strongsburg, Nebraska. Memorials to Midwest Covenant Home in Stromsburg. Private family graveside services are at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Online condolences may be left at www.farmerandsonfuneralhome.com
Edward H. Lightner
Hastings resident Edward H. Lightner, 96, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at his home. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Sophia Bergen
Sutton resident Sophia M. Bergen, 98, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Sutton Community Home in Sutton. Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Federated Church in Sutton with the Rev. Harry Cross officiating. Interment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery in Sutton. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 5-8 p. m. at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton. Memorials may be given to the Federated Church, Sutton Community Home or the Sutton Community Foundation. Condolences may be sent to www.suttonmemorial.com

Published Monday, April 7
Helen R. Parker
Hastings resident Helen R. Parker, 95, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Private family services will be held. Burial will be at the Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Nebraska. There will be no viewing or visitation. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Shirley A. Cook
Shirley A. Cook, age 81 of Lincoln, died Saturday, April 5, 2014. Born near Hastings, NE, to Ralph and Elizabeth Mae (Thomas) DeMoulin. Funeral service 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the Fellowship Community Church, 8601 Holdrege St., Lincoln, NE. Visitation Wednesday from 1-8 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St., Lincoln, NE. Memorials to St, Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Capital City Humane Society. Online condolences lincolnfh.com
Donald C. Mapes
Hastings resident Donald Clifford Mapes, 91, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings (Perkins Pavilion), Hastings, Nebraska. Graveside Services for family and close friends will be Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 11 a.m. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings with Pastor William Nottage-Tacey officiating. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Barbara Pearson
Franklin resident Barbara Pearson, 76, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud. Services are pending with Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud.
Sophia Bergen
Sutton resident Sophia Bergen, 98, died Saturday, April, 5, 2014, at Sutton Community Home in Sutton. Services are pending with Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton.

Published Saturday, April 5
Adeline Bauman
Juniata resident Adeline Bauman, 78, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Memorial Community Care, Aurora, Nebraska. Services will be held at a later date at Juniata United Methodist Church, Juniata. Burial will be held at a later date in Juniata Cemetery, Juniata. Visitation will be Monday, April 7, 2014, with family present 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Start Over Rover or Juniata United Methodist Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Ruby D. Evans
Roseland resident Ruby DeFaun Evans, 93, passed away April 3, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, NE. Services will be Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Juniata United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Lee Wigert officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will be at the Juniata Cemetery. Arrangements by the Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.apfel funeralhome.com. Memorials may be given to the Juniata Methodist Church.
Delbert E. Bruce
Hastings resident Delbert Eldon Bruce, 91, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at his home. Services will be Monday, April 7, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, Hastings, with Pastors Cindy Karges and Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. Visitation will be Sunday, April 6, 2014, 1-7 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to Grace United Methodist Church or Mary Lanning Hospice. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Published Friday, April 4
Robert L. 'Bob' Schmitz
Robert Lee “Bob” Schmitz, age 84, Lincoln, died 4-2-2014. Born Roseland, NE, 10-30- 1929 to John and Mary (Theisen) Schmitz, the youngest of 12 children. Married Phyllis A. Zubrod on 6-21-1952, in Hastings, NE. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday, Blessed Sacrament Parish, 1720 Lake Street, Lincoln. Celebrant, Father Craig J. Clinch. Visitation is 4 -6 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th Street, Lincoln, and one hour before services at the church. Rosary is 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials in care of the People’s City Mission or Lancaster Manor, Veteran’s Support Group. Condolences may be left at lincolnfh.com
Marjorie L. Adams
Hastings resident Marjorie L. Adams, 84, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at her home. Memorial services will be Monday, April 7, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at Butler Volland Chapel, Hastings with Pastor Dustin Bower officiating. Private family burial will be held at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Start Over Rover or Special Children’s Fund at Mary Lanning Healthcare. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Delbert E. Bruce
Hastings resident Delbert Eldon Bruce, 91, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at his home. Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Grace United Methodist Church in Hastings with the Rev. Cindy Karges and Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 1-7 p.m. Sunday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home in Hastings and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to Grace United Methodist Church or Mary Lanning Hospice. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Dwight E. Jaeger
Hastings resident Dwight E. Jaeger, 87, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are 10 a.m. Monday at United Church of Christ in Clay Center. Burial is at Clay Center Cemetery in Clay Center. Visitation is 2-4 p.m. Sunday with family present. Memorial may be given in care of the family to be designated at a later date. Condolences may be sent to www.mclaughlinchapel.com
Helen R. Parker
Hastings resident Helen R. Parker, 95, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Adeline Bauman
Juniata resident Adeline Bauman, 78, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Memorial Community Care in Aurora. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Thursday, April 3
Delbert E. Bruce
Hastings resident Delbert E. Bruce, 91, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at home. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Marjorie L. Adams
Hastings resident Marjorie L. Adams, 84, died in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Jerry Haack Sr.
Jerry Haack Sr., age 77, of Aurora passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at home with family in Aurora. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 7th, at Assembly of God Church in Aurora. Rev. Jim Garfield will officiate. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Garden Cemetery in Hastings at 2 p.m. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.

Published Wednesday, April 2
Robert L. 'Bob' Foote
Robert Lee “Bob” Foote, 83 years of age from Hastings, died on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Hastings with Rev. Dr. William Nottage-Tacey officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Thursday, April 3, 2014, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, April 4, 2014, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Hastings Community Foundation in the name of Robert L. Foote. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Sharon L. Conklin
Hastings resident Sharon L. Conklin, 75, passed away Friday, March 28, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Private family services and burial will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given to the family. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Aldo Yoel Ramirez-Lopez
Hastings resident Aldo Yoel Ramirez-Lopez, 3, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Children’s Hospital in Omaha. Mass of Christian burial is 1 p.m. Friday at St. Ceclia’s Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Julius Tvrdy officiating. Burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is noon to 10 p.m. Thursday at Apfel Funeral Home in Hastings. Condolences may be sent to apfelfuneralhome.com
Brenda L. Hahn
Sutton resident Brenda Lee Hahn, 45, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at her home in Sutton, NE. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hope Reformed Church in Sutton with the Rev. Darrell Kingswood officiating. Interment is at Sutton Cemetery in Sutton. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Thursday at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton with family present 5-7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated at a later date. Condolences may be sent to www.suttonmemorial.com
Eunice M. Stuckey
Grafton resident Eunice M. Stuckey, 92, died Monday, March 31, 2004, in Henderson. Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Geneva with Pastor Bill Switzer officiating. Burial is at Grafton Public Cemetery in Grafton. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Friday with family present 4-6 p.m. Memorials may be given to Grafton Cemetery, Grafton Rescue Unit or First Congregational United Church of Christ. Condolences may be sent to www.farmerandsonfuneralhome.com
Kathryn A. Katzberg
Kathryn Alvena Katzberg, 90, departed this life unexpectedly on Monday, March 31, at her home in Wood River. A celebration of her life will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Wood River on Friday, April 4, at 10 a.m. Pastor James Fandrey will be officiating. Burial will be at the Concordia Cemetery in Prosser, NE. Visitation will be Thursday, April 3, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. at the church in Wood River. Apfel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published Tuesday, April 1
Evelyn C. Burwell
Evelyn Caroline Burwell, the daughter of Lillie (Wallin) and Harry A. Moede, was born June 28, 1913, on the farm north of Inavale, Nebraska. She departed this life on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud at the age of 100 years, 9 months and 1 day. Funeral services will be held Saturday, 1:00 p.m., April 5, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church in Red Cloud with the Rev. Joel Rathbun officiating. Interment will be at the Red Cloud Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday and Friday, 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Inavale Church of Christ or the District 41 Cemetery Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wmsfh.com
Jay Rasmussen
Nelson resident Jay Rasmussen, 77, died Friday, March 28, 2014, in Nelson. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nelson Community United Church of Christ in Nelson with the Rev. Dr. Stephen Berry and Bishop Michael Perry officiating. Klawitter-Price Funeral Home in Nelson is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to Nelson Community United Church of Christ.
Robert L. 'Bob' Foote
Hastings resident Robert Lee “Bob” Foote, 83, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his home. Celebration of Life is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Hastings with the Rev. Dr. William Nottage-Tacey officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday with family present 5-7 p.m. at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home in Hastings and one hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Hastings Community Foundation in the name of Robert L. Foote. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Bette Miksch
Red Cloud resident Bette Miksch, 86, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud with the Rev. Joel Rathbun officiating. Interment is at Red Cloud Cemetery in Red Cloud. Book signing is 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to service time friday. Condolences may be sent to www.wmsfh.com

Published Monday, March 31
Philip W. Vrana
Hastings resident Philip Wayne Vrana, 82, passed from this earth Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Homestead Assisted Living in Hastings. Services will be Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings, with Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska. Memorials may be given to UNMC Eppley Cancer Center. Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. and prior to the service Tuesday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Larry W. Gregg
Larry Wayne Gregg, 72, of Doniphan died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at his home.
Celebration of life service will be 1 p.m. today at Rosedale United Methodist Church of Doniphan, four miles south of Doniphan and five miles west on Rosedale Road. Rev. Tom Lathen will officiate.
Harold L. 'Bud' White
Harold L. “Bud” White, 83, of Harvard, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Rosebrook Care Center in Edgar. Visitation is today from 2-8 p.m. at the Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard with the family present from 6-8 p.m. Private graveside services will be Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Harvard Cemetery in Harvard, NE, with Rev. Dave King officiating. Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home of Harvard is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial will be established.
Lenore M. (Steiner) Faber
Lenore May (Steiner) Faber died March 30, 2014, at Kearney County Community Hospital in Minden, Nebraska, after a brief illness. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Holstein with Rev. Harold King officiating. Burial will be at the Minden Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden on Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. Memorials to the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Holstein, Nebraska.
Dona L. Metzgar Krueger
Dona Lee Metzgar Krueger was born in Hastings, Neb., on March 30, 1925, to Hazel McCleery Metzgar and Don Metzgar. Services are Thursday, April 3, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Hill, Nebraska, with Rev. Joshua Lowe officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Blue Hill, Nebraska. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 2, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Merten-Butler Mortuary in Blue Hill, Nebraska. Memorials can be directed to the church. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska is in charge of arrangement.
Evelyn Burwell
Red Cloud resident Evelyn Burwell, 100, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud. Services are pending with Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud.
Shirley A. Keeler
Hastings resident Shirley A. Keeler, 76, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or American Cancer Society. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 2, 2014, from 1-8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Jean A. Morrison
Jean A. Morrison, 80, rural Glenvil, Nebraska, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Westminster United Presbyterian Church in Campbell, Nebraska, with Pastor Mark Diehl and Pastor C.L. Wimer officiating. Burial will be at New Virginia Cemetery, southeast of Campbell. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 1, 2014, from 1-8 p.m. with family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Campbell Funeral Home in Campbell, Nebraska, and one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials can be directed to the family. Campbell Funeral Home in Campbell, Nebraska, is in charge of arrangements.
Robert L. 'Bob' Foote
Hastings resident Robert L. “Bob” Foote, 83, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his home.
Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Alice (Tillie) Shirley
Oberlin, Kan., resident Alice (Tillie) Shirley, 94, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin, Kan. Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin, Kan. Interment is at Norcatur Cemetery in Norcatur, Kan. Memorials may be given to Cedar Living Center, Golden Age Center, Norcatur United Methodist Chruch.
Condolences may be sent to www.paulsfh.com
Bette Miksch
Red Cloud resident Bette Miksch, 86, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud. Services are pending with Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud.
Jay Rasmussen
Nelson resident Jay Rasmussen, 77, died Friday, March 28, 2014, in Nelson. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nelson Community United Church of Christ in Nelson with the Rev. Dr. Stephen Berry and Bishop Michael Perry officiating. Klawitter-Price Funeral Home in Nelson is in charge of arrangements.

Published Saturday, March 29
Jean Heinrich
Blue Hill resident Jean Heinrich, 88, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at her home in Blue Hill. Rosary will be Sunday, March 30, 2014, 7 p.m. at Merten-Butler Mortuary Chapel, Blue Hill, Nebraska. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, March 31, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Blue Hill, Nebraska, with the Very Rev. James Schrader officiating. Burial will be at the Blue Hill Catholic Cemetery. Memorials can be directed to the Holy Trinity Altar Society. Visitation will be Sunday, March 30, 2014, from 1-8 p.m. at Merten-Butler Mortuary. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley A. Keeler
Hastings resident Shirley A. Keeler, 76, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings with the Rev. Joel Remmers officiating. Burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Wednesday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home in Hastings with family present from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Condolences may be sent to www.lvbfh.com
Sharon L. Conklin
Hastings resident Sharon L. Conklin, 75, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Friday, March 28
Joyce Dornhoff
Joyce Dornhoff, 80 years of age from Minden, died on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Kearney County Health Services-Hinterlong Assisted Living in Minden.Funeral services will be on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Minden with Rev. Paul Blanchard and Chaplain Thayne Moore officiating. Burial will be at the Eaton Cemetery in Heartwell, NE. Visitation will be at the Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden on Monday from 4-6 p.m.
Frances L. (Kilchenmann) Dean
Frances Lorina (Kilchenmann) Dean, 90, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Hamilton Manor in Aurora, NE. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE with Pastor Wayne Oblender officiating. Private family inurnment will be at a later date in the Shelton Cemetery in Shelton, NE. There will be no visitation; at her request cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Shelton, NE. Condolences may be left at www.suttonmemorial.com
Roger E. Egan
Ayr resident Roger E. Egan, 74, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 31, 2014, at the Eagles Club in Hastings, a Luncheon will follow the service. Private burial will be at the Blue Valley Cemetery. In honoring Roger’s wishes to be cremated there will be no viewing or visitation. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service is handling arrangements. Memorials may be given to his family. Condolences can be left at www.dewittfuneral.com
Jean Heinrich
Blue Hill resident Jean Heinrich, 88, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at her home in Blue Hill. Rosary is 7 p.m. Sunday at Merten-Butler Mortuary Chapel in Blue Hill. Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Blue Hill with the Very Rev. James Schrader officiating. Burial is at Blue Hill Catholic Cememtery in Blue Hill.
Harold M. 'Bud' White
Edgar resident Harold M. “Bud” White, 83, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Rose Brook Care Center in Edgar. Services are pending with Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard.
Gilbert L. Adrian
Hastings resident Gilbert L. Adrian, 85, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014, at French Memorial Chapel on the Hastings College Campus in Hastings with Rev. Dr. William Nottage-Tacey and Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings with Military Honors by the Hastings Burial Detail. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at DeWitt Funeral Home in Hastings. Memorials may be given to Gilbert Adrian Biology Schoarship. Condolences can be left at dewittfuneral.com
Shirley Keeler
Hastings resident Shirley Keeler, 76, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Thursday, March 27
Gilbert L. Adrian
Hastings resident Gilbert L. Adrian, 85, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at French Memorial Chapel on the Hastings College Campus in Hastings with Dr. William Nottage-Tacey and Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, March 28, 2014, at DeWitt Funeral Home in Hastings. Memorials may be given to Gilbert Adrian Biology Scholarship. Condolences can be left at dewittfuneral.com
Edward A. Barfoot
Harvard resident Edward A. Barfoot, 61, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Harvard Rest Haven in Harvard. Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Harvard Rest Haven Chapel in Harvard. Burial is at Harvard Cemetery in Harvard. Alberding- Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard is in charge of arrangements.
Roger Egan
Ayr resident Roger Egan, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Services are pending with DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings.
Lyle Onken
Hastings resident Lyle Onken, 75, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Good Samaritan Village All Saints Chapel in Hastings, with Pastor Steven Peeler officiating. Inurnment will be at the Franklin Cemetery in Franklin, Nebraska, at a later date. In honoring Lyle’s wishes to be cremated there will be no viewing or visitation. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings are handling arrangements. Memorials may be directed to his family to be decided on at a later date. Condolences can be left at dewittfuneral.com

Published Wednesday, March 26
Edward A. Barfoot
Harvard resident Edward A. Barfoot, 61, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Harvard Rest Haven in Harvard. Services are pending with Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard.
Gilbert L. Adrian
Hastings resident Gilbert L. Adrian, 85, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Omaha. Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at French Memorial Chapel (Hastings College Campus) in Hastings. Burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday at DeWitt Funeral Home in Hastings. Condolences may be sent to www.dewittfuneral.com
Lyle Onken
Hastings resident Lyle Onken, 75, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan Village All Saints Chapel in Hastings. Inurnment is at Franklin Cemetery in Franklin at a later date. There is no viewing or visitation as his wishes were to be cremated. Dewitt Funeral Home in Hastings is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to the family. Condolences may be sent to dewittfuneral.com

Published Tuesday, March 25
Marvin L. Bunch
Hastings resident Marvin L. Bunch, 62, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska. Memorial Services will be Friday, March 28, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Tony Dawson officiating. Private family burial will be at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the family. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Mona L. Flower
Flower, Mona Lea, 58, lost her battle with cancer on Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Wichita, KS. Visitation with family present will be from 6-8 pm, Wednesday, March 26, and Funeral Services, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 27, both at Broadway Mortuary, 1147 S. Broadway, Wichita, KS. Memorials to: Victory in the Valley. Share condolences and view extended obituary at www.CozineMemorial.com. Services by Broadway Mortuary.
Rodney D. Bunde
Rodney D. Bunde, son of Fred and Josephine (Jones) Bunde, passed away on March 11, 2014, at Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 70. Mr. Bunde was employed at Safeway Market when he lived in Hastings. Memorial services will be April 12, 2014, at the Walnut Grove Adult Living Auditorium, 4901 South 153rd St., Omaha, NE, at 1 p.m.
Geraldine Dinkler
Hastings resident Geraldine Dinkler, 94, died Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Graveside service is 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Hastings with Rev. Dale Phillips officiating. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings is in charge or arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family. Condolences may be sent to www.dewittfuneral.com
Charles R. 'Ron' Lind
Hastings resident Charles Ronald “Ron” Lind, 77, died Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Monday, March 24
Geraldine Dinkler
Hastings resident Geraldine Dinkler, 94, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska Graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Hastings with Pastor Dale Phillips officiating. A Celebration of Life Open House will be Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. at DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family. Condolences can be left at www.dewittfuneral.com
Rose B. Sterner
Rose B. Sterner, 101 years of age, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at her home in Franklin, Nebraska. Mrs. Rose Sterner has requested no service be held. Inurnment will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Franklin, Nebraska. Memorials may be left to Franklin EMTs or Franklin Senior Citizen Center, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.hutchinsfh.com. Hutchins Funeral Home in Franklin is in charge of arrangements.
Edward Ulmer
Sutton resident Edward Ulmer, 100, died Friday, March 21, 2014, at the Sutton Community Home in Sutton. Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Sutton with the Rev. Wayne Oblender officiating. Graveside services are 1:30 p.m. (MST) at the Haxtun Cemetery in Haxtun, CO. Visitation is 3-8 p.m. today at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE. Memorial contributions may be directed to Mary Lanning Healthcare Hospice, Immanuel Lutheran Church in Haxtun, CO, or to the donor’s choice. Condolences may be sent to www.suttonmemorial.com

Published Saturday, March 22
Elsie Karmazin
Hastings resident Elsie Ann Karmazin, 88, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Blue Hill Care Center in Blue Hill, Nebraska. Rosary will be Sunday, March 23, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lawrence. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at March 24, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lawrence with Father Thomas Bush and Monsignor Ivan Vap officiating. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Lawrence. Memorials may be given to Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lawrence, Nebraska. Visitation will be Sunday, March 23, 2014, from 3-9 p.m. at Lawrence Visitation Chapel, Lawrence. Merten-Butler Mortuary is serving the family.
Aldean A. Lowe
Sutton resident Aldeane Agnes Lowe, 88, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Mary Lanning Heathcare in Hastings. Rosary is 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sutton. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Julius Tvrdy officiating. Interment is at Calvary Cemetery in Sutton. Visitation is 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton. Condolences may be sent to www.suttonmemorial.com
George E. Shutt
Hastings resident George E. Shutt, 72, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Sunday, March 23, 2014, 2-5 p.m., Monday, March 24, 2014, 1-7 p.m. with family present 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Crossroads Mission. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Lyle Onken
Hastings resident Lyle Onken, 75, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Hastings.
Marvin L. Bunch
Hastings resident Marvin L. Bunch died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Friday, March 21
Elsie Karmazin
Former Lawrence resident Elsie Karmazin, 88, of Blue Hill died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Blue Hill Care Center in Blue Hill. Services are pending with Merten-Butler Mortuary in Blue Hill.
Alvin E. Russell
Broken Bow resident Alvin E. Russell, 87, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Broken Bow. Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Todd Karges and Chaplain Steve Shanno officiating. Burial is at Ansley Cemetery with military honors. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at the church with family present 5-7 p.m. Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the Custer Care Center in Broken Bow.
George E. Shutt
Hastings resident George E. Shutt, 72, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Thursday, March 20
Ruth I. Reiber
Hastings resident Ruth I. Reiber, 80, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Haven Home in Kenesaw, Nebraska. Services will be Saturday, March 22, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at Berean Bible Church in Hastings with Pastor Jeff Schneider officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Friday, March 21, 2014, from 1-8 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials may be given to Berean Bible Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Rick Johanson
Superior resident Rick Johanson, 60, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Superior. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Superior Church of Christ in Superior with Rev. Dr. Jeff Collins officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday with the family present to greet friends at the Superior Church of Christ. Megrue-Price Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to the family.

Published Wednesday, March 19
Mary S. Weddingfield
Mary Suzanne Weddingfeld, age 85 of Hartington, Nebraska, died on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Hartington. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with Rev. Jeffery Loseke officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Hartington. Visitation will be on Friday from 4-8 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington. Visitation will begin one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. To view the video tribute or to send online condolences, please visit www.wintzray funeralhome.com. Memorials are preferred to East Catholic School.
Robert B. Anderson
Clay Center resident Robert B. Anderson, 90, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Gretna Community Living Center in Gretna. Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Aurora Evangelical Free Church in Aurora with the Rev. Vance Christie officiating. Burial is at Clay Center Cemetery in Clay Center. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Friday with family present from 5-7 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel in Clay Center. Memorials may be given to the Robert B. Anderson Memorial Fund or Harvard Rest Haven. Condolences may be sent to www.mclaughlinchapel.com
Ruth I. Reiber
Hastings resident Ruth I. Reiber, 80 died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Haven Home in Kenesaw. Servies are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Rick Johanson
Superior resident Rick Johanson, 60, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Superior. Services are pending with Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior.
Delbert R. Schwenk
Hastings resident Delbert R. Schwenk, 80, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene in Hastings with Pastor John Whitsett officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Friday, March 21, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to services at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to MidAmerica Nazarene University, ATTN: University Advancement, 2030 East College Way, Olathe, Kansas, 66062 in memory of Delbert R. Schwenk. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Published Tuesday, March 18
Dennis Marquardt
Pauline resident Dennis Marquardt died Friday, March 14, 2014, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Graveside services are 4 p.m. Thursday at Blue Valley Cemetery in Ayr with the Rev. Matt Sass officiating. There is no viewing or visitation. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements.
Delbert R. Schwenk
Hastings resident Delbert R. Schwenk, 80, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Monday, March 17
Robert D. Stone
Sutton resident Robert D. Stone, 78, died Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Henderson Community Hospital in Henderson, NE. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the United Methodist Church in Harvard, NE, with Rev. Travis King officiating. Interment will follow at the Harvard Cemetery in Harvard, NE., with military rites by the Harvard VFW Alan Jones Post #5539. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from 1-8 p.m., with the family present from 4-6 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Robert D. Stone Memorial Scholarship or the United Methodist Church in Harvard, NE. Condolences may be left at www.suttonmemorial.com
Mazine B. Wilkins
Clay Center resident Maxine B. Wilkins, 82, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at BryanLGH East in Lincoln, Nebraska. Services will be held March 19, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Clay Center Christian Church with Pastor Kevin Whitmore officiating. Burial will be at the Clay Center Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1-8 p.m. with the family present from 5-7 p. m.
Sayra MuRee Cather Wagner
Sayra MuRee Cather Wagner passed away on March 6th at the age of 93 and was laid to rest at Catherton Cemetery in Bladen, Nebraska.Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Agnes McNally
Agnes McNally, 83, of Schuyler died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Villa in David City. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Divine Mercy Parish, St. Augustine’s Church in Schuyler with the Rev. Carl Zoucha officiating. Committal is at Holy Cross Cemetery in Schuyler. Visitation is Tuesday, 2-5 p.m. at Kracl Funeral chapel, 6-7 p.m. with 7 p.m. Rosary at the church and 8:30- 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kracl Funeral Chapel. Memorials in care of family wishes.
Leona Anderson
Nora resident Leona Anderson, 93, died Friday, March 14, 2014, in Deshler. Services are 2 p.m. today at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. Jon Albrecht officiating. Burial is at Nora Cemetery in Nora. Memorials may be given in care of the family.
Arthur W. Taylor
Superior resident Rev. Arthur W. Taylor, 85, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Bayard. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. Kenneth Taylor officiating. Graveside services are 9:30 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls, Minn. Visitation is 1-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Dennis Marquardt
Pauline resident Dennis Marquardt died Friday, March 14, 2014, in Omaha. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Saturday, March 15
Stanley M. Liebers
Stanley M. Liebers, 76 years of age from Minden, Nebraska, died on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Bethany Home in Minden.Memorial services will be on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the Bethany Home Chapel in Minden at 2 p.m. with Rev. Paul Blanchard officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial of his ashes will be at the Minden Cemetery. Layton-Craig Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert D. Stone
Sutton resident Robert D. Stone, 78, died Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Henderson Community Hospital in Henderson. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Harvard with Rev. Travis King officiating. Interment will follow at the Harvard Cemetery in Harvard, with military rites by the Harvard VFW Alan Jones #5539. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Tuesday with the family present 4-6 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Robert D. Stone Memorial Scholarship. Condolences may be sent to www.suttonmemorial.com

Published Friday, March 14
Darwin Buscher
Hastings resident Darwin Buscher, 56, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. Services will be Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 2 p.m. at All Saints Chapel, Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska, with Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Private family burial will be at a later date. Visitation is today 1-8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at All Saints Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family. Private condolences may be sent at www.lbvfh.com Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Marcia L. Frye
Hastings resident Marcia L. Frye, 87, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Monday, March 17, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with the Rev. Sam Rathod officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Saturday and Sunday from 1-8 p.m. Memorials may be given to Smile Train and Start Over Rover. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Alan Watson
Alan L. Watson, the son of Vern and Merna (Jacobsen) Watson, was born November 19, 1947, at Superior, Nebraska. He departed this life unexpectedly in a farm accident on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Edgar, Nebraska, at the age of 66 years, 3 months and 22 days. Visitation is today 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to service time. Funeral services will be held Saturday, 10:30 a.m., March 15, 2014, at the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Edgar with Pastor Kristen Van Stee officiating. Burial with military honors will be at the Edgar Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wmsfh.com
AlmaLee Jeanette Mitchell
AlmaLee Jeanette Mitchell, the daughter of Jessie (Juday) and Herbert Ferguson, was born January 28, 1922, at Wenatchee, Washington. She departed this life on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Harvard Rest Haven in Harvard, Nebraska, at the age of 92 years, 1 month and 14 days. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Congregational Bible Church in Red Cloud with the Rev. Marshall Faulkenberry officiating. Interment will be at the Red Cloud Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Simonson-Williams Funeral Home, and Monday, 8:00 a.m. to service time at the church. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wmsfh.com

Published Thursday, March 13
Vicky L. Levander
Hastings resident Vicky L. Levander, 61, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Friday, March 14, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Tony Dawson officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is today from 3-8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. and prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Gerald D. Yelken
Gerald Delmar Yelken, age 85 of Franklin, Nebraska, passed away on March 11, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Franklin.Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Franklin United Methodist Church and internment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Franklin. Visitation will be Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Hutchins Funeral Home in Franklin.
Alan Watson
Edgar resident Alan Watson, 66, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Edgar. Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Williams Funeral Home in Edgar with the Rev. Kristen Van Stee officiating. Interment with military honors will be at the Edgar Cemetery. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Friday; and 8 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to www.wmsfh.com
Marcia L. Frye
Hastings resident Marcia L. Frye, 87, died Wednesday, March 12 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Darwin Buscher
Hastings resident Darwin Buscher, 56, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at All Saints Chapel, Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village with the Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Private family burial is at a later date. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Friday with family present 6-8 p.m. at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home in Hastings and one hour prior to service on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Robert G. Smith
Alexandria resident Robert G. Smith, 82, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Lincoln. Rosary is 7 p.m. today at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria.
AlmaLee Mitchell
Red Cloud resident AlmaLee Mitchell, 92, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Harvard Rest Haven in Harvard. Services are pending with Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud.
Fay Sheagley
Fay Sheagley, 95, of Kearney, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Mother Hull Home in Kearney. Funeral Service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 14, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Kearney with the Rev. Gary Main officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m. Friday at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Kearney First United Methodist Church. Condolences or personal reflections may be submitted at www.osrfh.com. O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John J. 'Jack' Keogh
Hastings resident John “Jack” J. Keogh, 94, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Mary Lanning Healthcare. Private family burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be in Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Nebraska at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the Veterans Hospital, Grand Island for Disabled Veterans. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Published Wednesday, March 12
Hollis Volzke
Hollis Volzke, 59, of Waco passed away March 10, 2014, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be Friday, March 14, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Utica with Pastor Jon Dunbar officiating. Interment will follow at Utica Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday at Volzke Funeral Home in Seward and from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Utica. Memorials have been suggested to Family Mission Central or to a Charity of Your Choice. To sign the guestbook and share memories, please visit www.volzkefuneralho
Virginia Svoboda
Hastings resident, Virginia Mary Svoboda, 90, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, March 13, 2014; 10:00 a.m. at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church with Father Alex Borzych officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to St. Cecilia’s Altar Society. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family. Private condolences may be sent at www.lbvfh.com.
Shelly Van Meter
Shelly Van Meter, 52, of Hastings passed away peacefully on March 10th in the presence of her family, after a two-year fight with cancer. Services are being handled by Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 12 from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. at DeWitt Funeral Home at 13th and Burlington in Hastings and one hour before the service at the church. Funeral services and a celebration of her life will be conducted on Thursday, March 13th, at 10:30 a.m., at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with Rev. Tony Dawson officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery with military rites at the graveside.
Richards I. Shuman
Lincoln resident, Richards I. Shuman, 74, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home in Lincoln with the Rev. Mike McMurty officiating. Private burial is at Bennet Cemetery. Visitation is after 5 p.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Peru State College Foundation.
Edwin W. Lebsack
Retired Hastings dentist, Dr. Edwin W. Lebsack, 89, passed away Friday, February 14, 2014 at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska after a long battle with prostate cancer. Memorial Services will be Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Butler Volland Chapel, Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be in Parkview Cemetery, Hastings at 10:00 a.m. His wishes were to be cremated, there will be no visitation. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Ila Loebig
Ila Loebig, 82, of Kearney, died Monday, March 10, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Faith United Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Perry officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Faith United Methodist Church. Memorials and condolences may be sent to the family at 29 Skyline Drive, Kearney, NE 68845. O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published Tuesday, March 11
Nita I. Bramble
Hastings resident Nita Irene Bramble, 87, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Tony Dawson officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation is today from 1-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Nebraska Heart Association or CCC Dental Assistant Scholarship Fund. Private condolences may be sent at www.lbvfh.com Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Virginia Svoboda
Hastings resident Virginia Svoboda died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church with Father Alex Borzych officiating. Burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to St. Cecilia’s Altar Society. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Merle B. Jones
Nelson resident Merle Bayless Jones, 56, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Nelson. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Carbondale Church of Christian Fellowship in Carbondale, Kan. Memorials may be given to his grandchildren’s education fund at First Security State Bank in Carondale, Kan.
Shelly VanMeter
Hastings resident Shelly VanMeter, 52, died Monday, March 10, 2014. Services are with Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard.

Published Monday, March 10
Mildred 'Millie' Skupa
Mildred “Millie” Skupa, 90, of Campbell died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, NE. Rosary will be Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 7:30 p.m. and Mass will be Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10:30 a.m., both at St Anne Catholic Church in Campbell, NE, with the Very Reverend James Schrader and Father Valerian Bartek officiating. Campbell Funeral Home in Campbell, Nebraska, is in charge of the arrangements. Burial will be at St. Anne Cemetery in Campbell, Nebraska. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Campbell Funeral Home in Campbell, Nebraska. Memorials to St. Jude.
Marlin G. Schenk
Prosser resident Marlin G. Schenk, 86, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society in Wood River, NE. Services will be Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Kenesaw Presbyterian Church in Kenesaw with Pastor Beth Fotinos officiating. Burial will be at the Kenesaw Cemetery in Kenesaw. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 12, 2014, from 1-7 p.m. at the Apfel Funeral Home in Kenesaw. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.apfelfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by the Apfel Funeral Home in Kenesaw. Memorials may be given to the family.
Norman B. Scheibel
Norman B. Scheibel, the son of Marie (Weber) and John Scheibel was born March 4, 1930, at Campbell, Nebraska. He departed this life on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska, at the age of 84. Funeral services are 2 p.m today, March 10, 2014, at the Presbyterian Church in Campbell with the Rev. Mark Diehl officiating. Interment will be at the Presbyterian Cemetery in Campbell with military graveside honors. Visitation is 11:30 a.m. today prior to service at the church in Campbell in Red Cloud. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wmsfh.com
Virginia Svoboda
Hastings resident Virginia Svoboda died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Nita I. Bramble
Hastings resident Nita Irene Bramble, 89, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings with the Rev. Tony Dawson officiating. Burial is at Parkview Cemtery in Hastings. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to service Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Nebraska Heart Association or CCC Dental Assistant Scholarship Fund. Condolences may be sent to lbvfh.com
John 'Jack' Keogh
Hastings resident John “Jack” Keogh, 94, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Saturday, March 8
Sayra C. Wagner
Bladen resident Sayra Cather Wagner, 93, died at Mary Lanning HealthCare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Friday, March 7
Norman B. Scheibel
Campbell resident Norman B. Scheibel, 84, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Presbyterian Church in Campbell with the Rev. Mark Diehl officiating. Burial is at Presbyterian Cemetery in Campbell with military honors. Visitation is 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud and 11:30 a.m. Monday prior to services at the church. Condolences may be sent to www.wmsfh.com
Myrtle A. Knehans
Red Cloud resident Myrtle A. Knehans, 88, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud. Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church in Red Cloud with the Rev. Chad Boggs officiating. Burial is at Red Cloud Cemetery in Red Cloud. Visitation is 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud and 8 a.m. to service time at the church on Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church. Condolences may be sent to www.wmsfh.com
Gail Wendover
Chester resident Gail Wendover, 64, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Chester. Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. Mark Baldwin officiating. Burial is at Hardy Cemetery in Hardy. Book signing is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in care of the family.

Published Thursday, March 6
Mary F. Kahle
Mary Frances Kahle, 85 years of age from Minden, NE, died on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the Kearney County Health Services-Hospital in Minden.Funeral services will be on Monday, March 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Minden with Rev. Paul Blanchard officiating. Burial will be in the Minden Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Layton-Craig Funeral home in Minden on Sunday from 5-7 p.m.
Mary L. Applegate
Superior resident Mary L. Applegate, 84, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Superior. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. David Watters officiating. Burial is at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday with family present from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in care of the family.
Myrtle A. Knehans
Red Cloud resident Myrtle A. Knehans, 88, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Heritage Care in Red Cloud. Services are pending with Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud.
Norman B. Scheibel
Campbell resident Norman B. Scheibel, 84, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Mary Lanning HealthCare in Hastings. Services are pending with Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud.

Published Wednesday, March 5
Shirley J. Cooper
Hastings resident,Shirley Jane Cooper, 75, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. at North Shore Assembly of God in Hastings with Pastor Chris Johnson officiating. Private family burial will be held at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Charles J. Nowacek
Dr. Charles James Nowacek, 75, formerly of Hastings, NE, died Thursday, February 27, 2014, at his home in Scottsdale, AZ, following a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Linda; 4 sons, 1 daughter and 8 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hospice of the Valley- Donation Dept., 1510 E. Flower St., Bldg 1, Phoenix, AZ, 85014. Online Condolences may be made at www.hansenmortuary.com.
Patricia L. Schoenhals
Exeter resident Patricia Louise Schoenhals, 73, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Exeter Care Center in Exeter. Services are 2 p.m. Friday, April 4, at United Church of Christ in Exeter. Memorials may be sent to Tom and Kim Schoenhals, P.O. Box 218, Fairmont, NE 68354.
Mary L. Applegate
Superior resident Mary L. Applegate, 84, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Superior. Services are pending with Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior.

Published Tuesday, March 4
Richard J. 'Dick' Spady
Richard J. “Dick” Spady, 84 years of age, from Hastings, died on Friday, February 28th, 2014, at the University Of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. A Memorial Service will be Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the City Auditorium in Hastings with Dr. Cindy Spady officiating. Private family burial will be held at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Richard “Dick” J. Spady Memorial Fund. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
John F. Adams
Hastings resident John F. Adams, 97, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Kensington in Hastings. Services will be Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Apfel Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor William Nottage-Tacey officiating. Burial will be at the Rosedale Cemetery near Doniphan. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 5, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. with family present. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.apfelfuneralhome.com. Apfel Funeral Home in Hastings is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be donor’s choice.
Kenneth R. Shields
Hastings resident Kenneth R. Shields, 55, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at his home. A Memorial Service will be Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the family. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Marvin A Schutte
Former Guide Rock resident Marvin A. Schutte, 70, of Canon City, Colo., died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Canon City, Colo. A prayer service is 7 p.m. Friday at the Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Lutheran Church in Rosemont with the Rev. Ronald Kuehner and Rev. Paul Dunbar officiating. Military honors by the Nebraska National Guard. Condolences may be sent to www.mcsfh.com

Published Monday, March 3
Eugene K. Hanson
Superior resident Eugene K. Hanson, 97, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Superior.
Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. David Johnson officiating. Burial is at Rosemound Cemetery in Hardy. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may go to the Rosemound Cemetery.
Frank Jones
Nora resident Frank Jones, 62, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Superior. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Nora Cemetery in Nora with the Rev. Fred Meyers officiating. Burial is at Nora Cemetery in Nora. Book signing is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior. A luncheon will follow graveside services at the Nuckolls County Fairgrounds.
Tom L. Greenland
Hastings resident Tom L. Greenland, 69, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Celebration of Life is 3 p.m. Tuesday at Hastings Good Samaritan Village, All Saints Chapel in Hastings. Private family burial will be at a later date. There is no visitation as his wishes were to be cremated. DeWitt Funeral Home in Hastings is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Tom Greenland Memorial Sidewalk Fund, Clay County Historical Society, Box 191, Clay Center, NE 68933.
John F. Adams
Hastings resident John F. Adams, 97, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at The Kensington in Hastings. Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Apfel Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings with the Rev. William Nottage-Tacey officiating. Burial is at Rosedale Cemetery near Doniphan. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with family present from 4-7 p.m. Condolences may be sent to www.apfelfuneralhome.com
Richard J. 'Dick' Spady
Hastings resident Richard J. “Dick” Spady, 84, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Saturday, March 1
Tom L. Greenland
Hastings resident Tom L. Greenland, 69, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014, at the Mary Lanning HealthCare in Hastings, Nebraska. A Celebration of Life will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the Hastings GSV All Saints Chapel at 931 East F Street, Hastings. Following the service, the family will host an open house in the adjoining Hoeger Hall until 7 p.m. The family has honored Tom’s wish to be cremated, and will hold a private family burial at a later date. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Hastings is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Tom Greenland Memorial Sidewalk Fund, Clay County Historical Society, Box 191, Clay Center, Nebraska, 68933.
Ralph O. Canaday, Jr.
Ralph Oliver Canaday, Jr., 82, passed away on February 20, 2014.In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Ralph’s name be sent to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 9200 West 10th Ave., Lakewood, CO.
Bonnie J. LeBar McManigal
Bonnie Jean LeBar McManigal went home to her Lord and Savior on Feb. 14, 2014.A service will be held at the Black Hills National Cemetery, in South Dakota in June.
Shirley J. Cooper
Hastings resident Shirley Jane Cooper, 75, died Saturday, Feb 22, 2014, at her home. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at North Shore Assembly of God in Hastings with the Rev. Chris Johnson officiating. Private family burial will be at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be given to the family to be established at a later date. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com

Published Friday, Feb. 28
Phyllis A. Soderquist
Phyllis Ann Soderquist, 85 years of age from Minden, died on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Kearney County Health Systems-Long Term Care in Minden. Funeral services will be on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Bethany Lutheran Church southeast of Axtell with the Rev. David Evenson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden on Sunday from 4-6 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Bethany Lutheran Church, Axtell, or the Morrison Cancer Center, Hastings.
Shirley J. Cooper
Hastings resident Shirley Jane Cooper, 75, died Saturday, Feb 22, 2014, at her home. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at North Shore Assembly of God in Hastings with the Rev. Chris Johnson officiating. Private family burial will be at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be given to the family to be established at a later date. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Pansy B. 'Pammie' Thiel
Hastings resident Pansy “Pammie” B. Thiel, 69, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska. A Memorial Service will be Sunday, March 2, 2014, at 10:45 a.m. at The Salvation Army, Hastings, with Major Abe Tamayo officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the Salvation Army. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Published Thursday, Feb. 27
John E. 'Jack' Eliason
Former Sutton resident John “Jack” Edward Eliason, 92, died Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at Heritage Crossings in Geneva, NE. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the Federated Church in Sutton, NE, with Rev. Harry Cross officiating. Interment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery in Sutton, NE. Visitation will be Friday, from 1-8 p.m., with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Sutton American Legion or to the Federated Church. Condolences may be left at www.suttonmemorial.com
Tom Greenland
Hastings resident Tom Greenland, 69, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Mary Lanning HealthCare in Hastings. Services are pending with DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings.
June Shaw
Blue Hill resident June Shaw, 75, died February 22, 2014, in Edgar, NE. Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. Dr. Jocelyn Tupper officiating. Burial is at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior, NE. Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials can be made in care of family.
Robert 'Bob' Ingram
Hastings resident Robert “Bob” Ingram, 64, died Saturday, Feb 22, 2014, at VA Medical Center in Omaha. Services are 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral in Hastings with the Rev. Catherine F. Scott officiating. Military rites by Hastings Burial Detail. Visitation with the family is 4-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home in Hastings. In honoring Bob’s wishes to be cremated there will be no viewing. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Hastings.

Published Wednesday, Feb. 26
Robert 'Bob' Ingram
Hastings resident Robert “Bob” Ingram, 64, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral in Hastings with the Reverend Catherine F. Scott officiating and military rites by the Hastings Burial Detail. Open house with his family will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at DeWitt Funeral Home in Hastings. In honoring Bob’s wishes to be cremated, there will be no viewing. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service is handling arrangements. Memorials may be directed to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Hastings.
Iola Mosier
Superior resident Iola Mosier, 80, formerly of Davenport, died Tuesday, February 25, 2014, in Superior. Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with Pastor Dave Coleman officiating. Burial is at 3:45 p.m. at Davenport City Cemetery in Davenport. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday with family present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Nazarene Church in care of the funeral home.
Paul G. Thornburg
Paul George Thornburg passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, of cancer. There will be no services.
Alice Courtney
Chester resident Alice Courtney, 86, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Hebron. Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at Price Funeral Home Chapel in Hebron. Burial is at Chester City Cemetery in Chester. Book signing is 8-5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. No visitation as her wishes were to be cremated.
Nicholas 'Nick' Gering
Superior resident Nicholas “Nick” Gering 64, died Saturday, Feb 22, 2014, at Corpus Christi, Texas. Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. Mark Diehl officiating. Inurnment is at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Published Tuesday, Feb. 25
Robert L. Pitz
Robert L. Pitz, 82, of Aurora, IL, passed away peacefully in his sleep with family members attending on February 21, 2014, in Aurora, IL. Bob was born October 10, 1931, in Roseland, NE, and moved to Aurora at the age of eight.Funeral services will be held Friday, February 28, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. from The Daleiden Mortuary to Annunciation Church at 10:00; Father Patrick Gillmeyer, O.S.B. will officiate with interment in Marywood Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 27, 2014, from 2-8 p.m. with a Liturgical Wake Service at 3 p.m. at The Daleiden Mortuary, 220 North Lake Street, Aurora. Please visit our interactive website at www.daleidenmortuary.com to leave condolences for Robert’s family or sign the guest book. Memorial contributions in Robert’s name may be made to The Neighbors Next Door, 700 Audrey Ave., Aurora, IL, 60505, or The Midwest Academy, 2416 340th St., Keokuc, IA, 52632.
Shirley J. Cooper
Hastings resident Shirley Jane Cooper, 75, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at her home. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Lonny D. Frerichs
Hastings resident Lonny D. Frerichs, 52, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Genoa Community Hospital Long Term Care in Genoa. Services are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Apfel Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings with Major Abe Tamayo officiating. Burial is at a later date. There is no visitation. Condolences may be sent to www.apfelfuneralhome.com

Published Monday, Feb. 24
John A. Brunken
John A. Brunken, 84, of Doniphan died Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the Grand Island Veterans Home. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at All Faiths Funeral Home in Grand Island. Dan Naranjo will officiate. Burial will be at the Cedarview Cemetery near Doniphan. To honor Mr. Brunken’s wishes there will be no visitation.
Norman R. Poppe
Former Chester resident Norman R. Poppe, 90, of Belleville, Kan., died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Belleville, Kan. Services are 2 p.m. today at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester. Burial is at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Chester. Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home in Bellevue, Kan., is in charge of arrangments. Memorials may be given to the Church, Chester Volunteer Fire, or Cemetery Fund.
Nicholas Gering
Former Superior resident Nicholas Gering, 64, of Corpus Christi, Texas, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Corpus Christi, Texas. Services are pending with Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior.
Oliver Bierman
Grand Island resident Oliver Bierman, 92, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Grand Island Veteran’s Home in Grand Island. Private family services. Oliver chose to be cremated. Friends may pay their respects today from 1-3 p.m. at DeWitt Funeral Home in Hastings. Memorials are suggested to Peru State Foundation in Peru or Hastings Public Schools Foundation in Hastings.
Flora H. Kleiber
Flora Hendretta Kleiber went to be with her Lord on February 20, 2014. At her request there will be a graveside service at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park in Everett, WA, Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. with Reverend Dr. Robert Higgins officiating. Solie Funeral Home, Everett, WA in charge of arrangements.

Published Saturday, Feb. 22
Harvey Woolard
Hebron resident Harvey Woolard, 76, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings.
Pearl (Margurite) Anderson
Clay Center resident Pearl (Margurite) Anderson, 87, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Harvard Rest Haven in Harvard. Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Aurora Evangelical Free Church in Aurora with the Rev. Vance Christie officiating. Interment is at Clay Center Cemetery in Clay Center. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Tuesday with family present 5-7 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Home Chapel in Clay Center. Memorials may be given to Aurora Evangelical Free Church or Harvard Rest Haven. Condolences may be sent to www.mclaughlinchapel.com
Norman R. Poppe
Norman R. Poppe, 80, lifetime resident of rural Chester, NE, passed away on Feb. 20, 2014, in Belleville, KS. Services are 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Chester, NE. He married LaVila Kapperman on July17, 1955. He is survived by his wife, LaVila; children, Gregory (Cammie) Poppe of Hastings, Sheryl Stults of Littleton, CO, and Philip (Korin) Poppe of rural Chester, NE; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home in Belleville, KS, is in charge of arrangements.
Oliver Bierman
Grand Island resident Oliver Bierman, 92, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Grand Island Veteran’s Home in Grand Island. Private family services. Oliver chose to be cremated. Friends may pay their respects today from 1-3 p.m. at DeWitt Funeral Home in Hastings. Memorials are suggested to Peru State Foundation in Peru or Hastings Public Schools Foundation in Hastings.
Flora H. Kleiber
Flora Hendretta Kleiber went to be with her Lord on February 20, 2014. At her request there will be a graveside service at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park in Everett, WA, Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. with Reverend Dr. Robert Higgins officiating. Solie Funeral Home, Everett, WA in charge of arrangements.

Published Friday, Feb. 21
Edwin W. Lebsack
Randy R. Koetter, formerly of Hastings, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at the Ellsworth County Medical Center in Ellsworth, Kansas, at the age of 56.Visitations will be Sunday at Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home in McCook from 4-8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m. Services will be held Monday, February 24, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home in McCook, Nebraska, with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Interment will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook. Memorials are suggested to the McCook Humane Society, 100 South Street, McCook, NE 69001.
Marjorie J. (McClure) Van Boening
Peggy Lois Schlingman, 88, a longtime resident of Island Lakes, Merritt Island, Florida, passed away on February 7, 2014, at home.and Carl. Peggy’s celebration of life will be held at North Merritt Island, FL United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. To honor Mrs. Schlingman’s wishes, cremation and a private family burial at Florida National Cemetery will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the United Methodist Church Bear Ministry, in care of her church. Arrangements entrusted to Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Rockledge, FL, (321)632-1350. Share memories at www.afcfcare.com.

Published Thursday, Feb. 20
Edwin W. Lebsack
Retired Hastings dentist, Dr. Edwin W. Lebsack, 89, passed away Friday, February 14, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska after a long battle with prostate cancer. Memorial services will be Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. His wishes were to be cremated, there will be no visitation. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Marjorie J. (McClure) Van Boening
Marjorie Jean (McClure) Van Boening, 87, Blue Hill, Nebraska, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at the Blue Hill Care Center, Blue Hill, Nebraska. Services will be Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Hill, Nebraska, with Pastor Don McMillan officiating. Burial will be at the Blue Hill Cemetery in Blue Hill, Nebraska. Visitation will be Friday, February 21, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with family present from 5:30-7 p.m. at Merten-Butler Mortuary and one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials can be directed to the church. Merten-Butler Mortuary in Blue Hill, Nebraska, is in charge of arrangements.
Oliver Bierman
Oliver Bierman was always ready with a quick answer when asked what he taught at Hastings High School. He would say “students.” He died on February 17th after living 92 good years. Born in Hastings, Nebraska, in 1921 to Theodore and Rose Trausch Bierman. He grew up on Burlington Avenue.Oliver chose to be cremated and will be honored by his family in a private service. Friends are invited to pay their respects on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 1-3 p.m. at DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1247 North Burlington Avenue. In remembering Oliver, the family would suggest contributions to the Peru State Foundation, Peru, Nebraska, or the Hastings Public Schools Foundation, Hastings, Nebraska.
Gary D. Kral
Juniata resident Gary D. Kral, 66, passed away Monday, February 17, 2014, at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. Services will be Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Juniata with Pastor Greg Volzke officiating. Burial will be at Juniata Cemetery in Juniata, Nebraska, with a lunch following at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Visitation will be Friday, February 21, 2014, from 1-8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Christ Lutheran Church or Juniata Cemetery Association. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Published Wednesday, Feb. 19
Edward C. 'Andy' Anderson
Hastings, Nebraska, resident Edward “Andy” Carl Anderson, 96, passed away Monday, February 17, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Friday, February 21, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings, Nebraska, with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be Friday, February 21, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. with military rites at Geneva Cemetery in Geneva, Nebraska. Visitation will be Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 1-8 p.m. with family present 4-5:30 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Miami, Oklahoma, The Homestead, or Mary Lanning Hospice. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Edwin H. Rief
Hastings resident Edwin H. Rief, 72, passed away Monday, January 6, 2014, at his home. Memorial services will be Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Paul Dunbar officiating. Burial will be Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 9 a.m. at Cedarview Cemetery, Doniphan, Nebraska. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to Start Over Rover or Hastings Food Bank. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com.
Wayne K. Matejka
Strang resident Wayne K. Matejka, 86, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in York. Services are 10 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ohiowa. Burial is at Ohiowa Public Cemetery in Ohiowa. Visitation is is 1-8 p.m. Sunday at Farmer & Son Funeral Home in Geneva. Memorials may be given to the family.
Dolores J. Kuhnke
Hastings resident Dolores J. Kuhnke, 84, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Thursday, February 20, 2014, 1:30 p.m. at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. Visitation is today from 1-8 p.m. and prior to service at the funeral home. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Gary D. Kral
Juniata resident Gary D. Kral, 66, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church in Juniata with the Rev. Greg Volzke officiating. Burial is at Juniata Cemetery in Juniata. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Friday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings with family present from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to service at te church. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com

Published Tuesday, Feb. 18
Winifred E. 'Winnie' Lewis
Sutton resident Winifred “Winnie” E. Lewis, 82, died after her courageous battle with cancer at her home on Saturday, February 15, 2014, in Lincoln, NE, with her family by her side. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sutton, NE, with Rev. Judy Nuss officiating. Interment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 1 p.m.-8 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE.
Rodney N. Page
Hastings resident Rodney Neil Page, 85, passed away Friday, February 14, 2014, at his home in Hastings. Services with Masonic memorial tribute by Hastings Lodge #50 A.F. & A.M. will be Friday, February 21, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, Hastings, with Pastor Tony Dawson officiating. Burial with Masonic rites will be Friday, February 21, 2014, 3:30 p.m. in Greenwood Cemetery, Lexington, Nebraska. Visitation will be Thursday, February 20, 2014, 1-8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church for missions and to the Tehama Temple Transportation Fund for patients traveling to the Shrine Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Dolores J. Kuhnke
Hastings resident Dolores J. Kuhnke, 84, died Sunday, Feb 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Services are 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Burial is at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Wednesday and prior to services on Thursday. Memorials may be given to the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com
Oliver Bierman
Grand Island resident Oliver Bierman, 92, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Grand Island Veteran’s Home in Grand Island. Services are pending with DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings.
Edward C. 'Andy' Anderson
Hastings resident Edward Carl “Andy” Anderson, 96, died Monday, Feb 17, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Cheryl L. Markey
Hebron resident Cheryl L. Markey, 53, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Hebron. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at First Community Church in Hebron. Cheryl’s wishes were to be cremated. Book signing is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Price Funeral Home in Hebron. Memorials may be given to the family.
Kathleen A. Repp
Kathleen A. Repp, 64, of Lincoln, died February 12, 2014. Mrs. Repp was born Kathleen Ann Cappel on May 30, 1949, in McCook, NE. Kathy retired from the State of Nebraska. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Margaret Cappel; daughter, Julia Repp. She is survived by her daughter, Sarah Repp, and grandson, Aaron Repp, both of Lincoln; and many dear friends. A Celebration of Kathy’s Life was 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at Butherus, Maser and Love Funeral Home, 4040 A Street, Lincoln 68510. Pastor Kerry O’Bryant will officiate. Kathy’s wishes were for cremation and there will be no public viewing/visitation at the request of her family. Online condolences may be left at www.bmlfh.com
Marie B. Hemphill
Hastings resident Marie B. Hemphill, 98, passed away Friday, February 14, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion, Good Samaritan Society, Hastings-Village. Come celebrate her life and homecoming with us Friday, February 21, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Apfel Funeral Home Chapel, Hastings, with Rev. David W. Stitt officiating. No visitation. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery. Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings, is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.apfelfuneral home.com.
Jack Chatterson
Heaven received Jack Chatterson, 72, of Grand Junction, Colorado, formerly of Ravenna, Nebraska, on Friday, February 14, 2014. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014, at the Inland Cemetery located five miles east of Hastings on Hwy 6, and one mile north on Trumbull (B) Road. Rev. Dean Hanson will officiate. Memorials are suggested to Hope West, 3090 B, North 12th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81506. Flowers, plants or cards can be sent to Gretel Chatterson, 464 Snow Mesa Ct., Grand Junction, CO 81507. Rasmussen Funeral Home in Ravenna is in charge of arrangements.
Gary D. Kral
Juniata resident Gary D. Kral, 66, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Monday, Feb. 17
Mary A. Witte
Mary A. Witte, 84, of Blue Hill, Nebraska, died Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska. Rosary will be Monday, February 17, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Merten-Butler Mortuary Chapel in Blue, Hill, Nebraska. Mass will be Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Blue Hill, Nebraska, with the Very Rev. James Schrader and Monsignor Ivan Vap officiating. Burial will be at the Blue Hill Catholic Cemetery in Blue Hill, Nebraska. Visitation is today from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Merten-Butler Mortuary. Memorials can be directed to Holy Trinity Catholic Church or the American Heart Association. Merten-Butler Mortuary in Blue Hill, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Rodney Page
Hastings resident Rodney Page, 85, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at his home. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Saturday, Feb. 15
Miner E. Mickelsen
Miner E. Mickelsen, 92, of Hastings, formerly of Grand Island, died Wednesday, February 05, 2014, at Good Samaritan Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 10 a.m., at Calvary Lutheran Church in Grand Island. Apfel Funeral Home of Grand Island is in charge of arrangements. Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Friday at Apfel Funeral Home.
Mary A. Witte
Blue Hill resident Mary A. Witte, 84, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Rosary is 7 p.m. Monday at Merten-Butler Mortuary Chapel in Blue Hill. Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Blue Hill with the Very Rev. James Schrader officiating. Burial is at Blue Hill Catholic Cemetery in Blue Hill. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials can be directed to Holy Trinity Catholic Church or the American Heart Association.
Marie B. Hemphill
Hastings resident Marie B. Hemphill, 98, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Apfel Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings. Burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Condolences may be sent to www.apfelfuneralhome.com

Published Friday, Feb. 14
Dolores I. Jacobi
Hastings resident Dolores Irene Jacobi, 84, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Rosary will be Sunday, February 16, 2014; 7:30 p.m. and Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, February 17, 2014; 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with Father Michael Houlihan officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. Memorials may be given to Hastings Catholic Schools Trust or St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be Saturday, February 15, 2014; 2-5 p.m. and Sunday, February 16, 2014; 1-5 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to Rosary and Mass at the church. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family. Private condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com.
Marie B. Hemphill
Hastings resident Marie B. Hemphill, 98, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Services are pending with Apfel Funeral Home in Hastings.

Published Thursday, Feb. 13
Burdette O. Thomsen
Hastings resident Burdette Oliver Thomsen, 91, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Celebration of Life will be Saturday, February 15, 2014, at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, Hastings. Private family burial will be held at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation as his wishes were to be cremated. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to Central Community College, Hastings, Nebraska, or Southern Hills Golf Course. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Betty M. (Willhoite) Thompson
Former Superior resident Betty M. (Willhoite) Thompson, 91, of Lakewood, Colo., died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Lakewood, Colo. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. Dr. Jocelyn Tupper officiating. Burial is at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior. Visitation is 9 a.m. Saturday till service time at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church, 1650 Rainbow Blvd., Excelsiar Springs, MO, 64024 or Republican Party at any level.
Dolores I. Jacobi
Hastings resident Dolores Irene Jacobi, 84, died Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Rosary is 7:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Michael Houlihan officiating. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m Monday at the church. Burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 2-5 p.m. Saturday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home in Hastings, 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, and one hour prior to Rosary and Mass at the church. Memorials may be given to Hastings Catholic Schools Trust or St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com.
Ruby B. Baloun
Hebron resident Ruby B. Baloun, 97, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Hebron. Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church in Hebron. Burial is at Chester City Cemetery in Chester. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Price Funeral Home in Hebron.

Published Wednesday, Feb. 12
Oline Marvel
Mrs. Oline Marvel, 95, of Resaca and formerly of Hastings, Nebraska, died Friday, February 7, 2014, in Dalton, Georgia. Memorial services will be held in Hastings, Nebraska at First Presbyterian Church Chapel at a later date with Rev. Dr. William Nottage-Tacey officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Nebraska. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to Hastings Public Library, Hastings, Nebraska or to the First Presbyterian Church, Hastings, Nebraska. Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Oline Marvin in Georgia and Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family in Hastings, Nebraska.
Daniel J. Vap
Former Hastings resident Daniel Joseph Vap, 71, of Missoula, Montana, died Sunday, February 9, 2014, in Denver, Colorado. Rosary is today at 7 p.m. at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, February 13, 2014; 10 a.m. at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church with his brother Monsignor Ivan F. Vap officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the Missoula Food Bank, an organization that meant very much to him. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family. Private condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com.
Harold E. Mitchell
Harold Eugene Mitchell of Hastings, NE formerly of Red Cloud, NE; the son of Glen E. and Daisy (Chaplin) Mitchell was born March 19, 1920, at Inavale, Nebraska. He departed this life on Monday, February 10, 2014, at the Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska at the age of 93 years.Funeral services will be held this Friday 10:30 a.m. February 14, 2014, at the Congregational Church in Red Cloud, NE. Pastor Marshall Faulkenberry will be officiating. Burial will be held at the Red Cloud Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at wmsfh.com. Williams Funeral Home of Red Cloud, NE is in charge of the arrangements
Ann B. Morrissey-Roelfs
Former Hastings resident Ann B. Morrissey-Roelfs, 92, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2014, at Brighton Gardens Nursing Home, Omaha, Nebraska. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, February 13, 2014, 2 p.m. at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church with Father Joseph M. Walsh officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. Visitation is today 1-8 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family. Private condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com.
Dolores Jacobi
Hastings resident Dolores Jacobi died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.

Published Tuesday, Feb. 11
Jessie Stark
Jessie Stark, age 106, of Aurora, formerly of Phillips, passed away Monday, February 10, 2014, at Memorial Community Care. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 14th, at the Phillips United Methodist Church. Rev. Bruce Phillips will officiate. Interment will be at the Phillips Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Phillips United Methodist Church or the Phillips Chapter of the Order of Easter Star Scholarship Fund. Condolences may be emailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Royce 'Roy' Haines
Hastings resident Royce (Roy) Haines, 77, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Memorial open house will be from 2-5 p.m., Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Elks Lodge in Hastings, Nebraska. In honoring his wishes to be cremated there will be no viewing or visitation. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings, Nebraska is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, 2200 N 33rd Street, Lincoln, NE 68503.
Joanne K. Shottenkirk
Hastings resident Joanne Kay Shottenkirk, 68, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2014, at her home. Services will be Friday, February 14, 2014, at 1 p.m. at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hastings, NE with Rev. Joel Remmers officiating. Private family burial at a later date at the Evergreen Home Cemetary, Beatrice, NE. Visitation will be Thursday, February 13, 2014, from 4-8 p.m.with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Apfel Funeral Home Chapel, Hastings, NE. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.apfelfuneralhome.com. Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings, is in charge of the arrangements.
Burdette O. Thomsen
Hastings resident Burdette Olive Thomsen, 91, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Celebration of Life is 2 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall in Hastings. Private family burial will be held at a later date. No visitation as his wishes were to be cremated. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Central Community College in Hastings, or Southern Hills Golf Course. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Ann (Morrissey) Roelfs
Hastings resident Ann (Morrissey) Roelfs, 92, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at Brighton Gardens Nursing Home in Omaha. Mass of Christian Burial is 2 p.m. Thursday, at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church with Father Joseph M. Walsh officiating. Burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Daniel J. Vap
Hastings resident Daniel Joseph Vap, 71, died Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Rosary is 7 p.m. Wednesday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m Thursday at St. Cecilia’s Church with his brother Monsignor Ivan F. Vap officiating. Burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to Missoula Food Bank. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com

Published Monday, Feb. 10
Robert H. 'Bob' Adams
Robert H. “Bob” Adams, 88, of Hastings, Nebraska, died Saturday, February 8, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services will be Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings. The celebrant is Rev. Joseph M. Walsh. Burial will be at the Grand Island City Cemetery with a 1:30 p.m. committal service. Military rites will be provided by the United Veterans Honor Guard and the U.S. Marine Honor Team. A rosary will be recited, at the church, prior to the service at 10 a.m. Curran Funeral Chapel is assisting the family.
Norman E. Jordening
Norman E. Jordening, 90, Blue Hill, Nebraska died Saturday, February 8, 2014, at the Blue Hill Care Center, Blue Hill, Nebraska. Services are Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Blue Hill, Nebraska with Rev. Joshua Lowe Officiating. Burial with Military Rites by A.L. Shirley Post #176 of Blue Hill, Nebraska will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Blue Hill, Nebraska. Memorials can be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 11, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Merten-Butler Mortuary and one hour prior to services at the church. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Ann (Morrissey) Roelfs
Hastings resident Ann (Morrissey) Roelfs, 92, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Brighton Gardens Nursing Home in Omaha. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Daniel J. Vap
Hastings resident Daniel J. Vap, died Sunday, February 9, 2014, in Colorado. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Roy Haines
Hastings resident Roy Haines, 77, died Sunday, February 9, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Hastings.
Marcella Hansen
Hastings resident Marcella Hansen, 93, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 12th, at the Apfel Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dr. Lee Wigert officiating. Burial will be at the Parkview Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in her memory to the Grace United Methodist Church in Holstein, NE or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Philip W. Smidt
Philip Wayne Smidt, 87, of Pauline, Nebraska, died Friday, February 7, 2014, at the Blue Hill Care Center, Blue Hill, Nebraska. Rosary will be Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 7 p.m. at the Merten-Butler Mortuary Chapel, Blue Hill, Nebraska. Mass will be Thursday, February 13, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Blue Hill, Nebraska with the Very Rev. James Schrader officiating. Burial with Military Rites by A.L. Shirley Post #176 of Blue Hill, Nebraska, will be at the Blue Hill Catholic Cemetery. Memorials can be directed to the family to be designated at a later date. Visitation will be Wednesday, February, 12, 2014, from 1-8 p.m. at Merten-Butler Mortuary. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska, is in charge of arrangements.
Bonnie L. Uhrmacher
Fairbury resident Bonnie L. Uhrmacher, 84, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Gardenside Long Term Care in Fairbury. Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury with the Rev. Charles Schmidt officiating. Burial is at Grace Lutheran Cemetery in Gladstone. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. Memorial may be given to the family.
Joanne Shottenkirk
Hastings resident Joanne Shottenkirk, 68, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at her home. Services are pending with Apfel Funeral Home in Hastings.
Viola A. Pickering
Former Hastings resident Viola A. Pickering, 94, passed away, Friday, February 7, 2014, in Grand Island, NE. Services are today at 2:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, Hastings, with Rev. Sam Rathod officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.apfelfuneralhome.com.
Richard L. 'Dick' Wendel
Hastings resident Richard “Dick” Lloyd Wendel, 63 passed away Friday, February 07, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE. At his request there will be no services. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.apfelfuneralhome.com. Apfel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Suzanne F. (Keen) Harrenstein
Suzanne Fern (Keen) Harrenstein, 61, of Lincoln, died at home suddenly on February 4, 2014.Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday (2-11-14) at Hanover Presbyterian Church near Glenvil, NE, with Pastor C. L. Wimer officiating. Burial in Hanover Presbyterian Church Cemetery near Glenvil, NE. Memorials to the family for future designation. No Visitation/Cremation. Condolences online at roperandsons.com.

Published Saturday, Feb. 8
Emil J. 'Jake' Uken
Emil “Jake” Jaden Uken, age 63, of Harvard, Nebraska, died on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, in Omaha, Nebraska, at the University Medical Center. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church in Harvard, Nebraska with Pastor Travis King officiating. Following the services, burial will take place at the Harvard Cemetery. Visitatation will be Friday 3-8 p.m. with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard.
Ruth Holmes
Hastings resident Ruth Holmes, 94, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014, at her home.
Services will be Monday, February 10, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with Rev. Dr. Samuel R. Rathod officiating. Burial will be at Sutton Cemetery, Sutton, Nebraska. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Neoma B. Bartley
Hastings resident Neoma B. Bartley, 97, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Monday, February 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Dale Phillips officiating. Burial will be at Guide Rock Cemetery in Guide Rock, Nebraska at 2 p.m. Visitation will be Sunday, February 9, 2014; from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the chapel. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Leo C. Stamer
Grand Island resident Leo Charles Stamer, 80, passed away Friday, February 7, 2014, at Tiffany Square, Grand Island, Nebraska. Services will be Monday February 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Livingston-Sondermann Chapel with Pastor Tim Kilstrom officiating. Burial will be at Grand Island City Cemetery, Grand Island, Nebraska. Visitation will be Sunday, February 9, 2014; 4- 7 p.m. with family present at the funeral home and one hour prior to services on Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Spirit of Life Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Edna M. Fox
Edna M. Fox, 94, of Urbana, Ill. passed away at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at home. Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign, Ill. is assisting with arrangements. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Janet Caster
Former area resident Janet Caster of Clark, S.D., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. Services are 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior. Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Dale Peckham Memorial Fund-for the Champions Award, Clark Area Community Foundation, Dacotah Bank, P.O. Box 298, Clark SD, 57225
Suzanne F. (Keen) Harrenstein
Suzanne Fern (Keen) Harrenstein, 61, of Lincoln, died at home suddenly on February 4, 2014.Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday (2-11-14) at Hanover Presbyterian Church near Glenvil, NE, with Pastor C. L. Wimer officiating. Burial in Hanover Presbyterian Church Cemetery near Glenvil, NE. Memorials to the family for future designation. No Visitation/Cremation. Condolences online at roperandsons.com.

Published Friday, Feb. 7
Maressa A. 'Annie' Starkey
Maressa Anne (Annie) Starkey passed into the Heavenly Father’s arms on February 4, 2014, at 11:02 p.m. Services will be Monday, February 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Evangelical Free Church with Rev. Randy Madison officiating. Private family burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be Saturday, February 8, 2014, from 1-5 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Memorials may be given to the Annie Starkey Memorial Fund to be used for the Life Skills Program at Hastings High School. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family. Private condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com.
Mike Marsh
Mike Marsh passed away February 4, 2014, in Lincoln, Nebraska, surrounded by his family and friends following a lengthy illness.Services for Michael Marsh will be held on Saturday, February 8, at 2 p.m. at St. John the Apostle Parish in Lincoln, Nebraska. Online condolences may be left at www.wyuka.com
Carolyn F. (Smith) Micek
Carolyn Foye (Smith) Micek 80, of Lincoln, NE passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, following a long illness. Visitation will be Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and the family will be present from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home, and Monday 9:30-10:30 a.m. at church. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, February 10, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of The Risen Christ Catholic Church, 3500 Sheridan Blvd. Burial will follow at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. Family requests memorials to Cathedral of The Risen Christ or Nebraska Alzheimer’s Association. Monsignor Robert Tucker will be officiating. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.bmlfh.com
Janet L. Sherwood Crary
Janet Lee Sherwood Crary of Guide Rock, NE was born on February 28, 1924, to C. Miner and Dess (Taylor) Sherwood in Red Cloud, NE. She departed this life to be with our Lord and Savior on February 3, 2014, at Superior, NE.Services will be Monday, February 10, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Guide Rock. Aaron Phillips will be officiating. Burial will be held at the Guide Rock Cemetery, Guide Rock, NE. Condolences may be sent to the family at wmsfh.com. Williams Funeral Home of Red Cloud is in charge of the arrangements.
Emil J. 'Jake' Uken
Emil “Jake” Jaden Uken, age 63, of Harvard, Nebraska, died on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, in Omaha, Nebraska, at the University Medical Center. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church in Harvard, Nebraska with Pastor Travis King officiating. Following the services, burial will take place at the Harvard Cemetery. Visitatation will be Friday 3-8 p.m. with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard.
Sharon K. Nuss
Former Sutton resident Sharon Kay Nuss, 58, died Thursday, February 06, 2014, at Park Place - Golden Living Center in Grand Island. Services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, at Hope Reformed Church in Sutton, NE with Rev. Darrell Kingswood officiating. Interment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Sunday, at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Hope Reformed Church in Sutton, NE. Condolences may be sent to www.suttonmemorial.com
Burdette O. Thomsen
Hastings resident Burdette O. Thomsen, 91, died Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Viola A. Pickering
Former Hastings resident Viola A. Pickering, 93, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Grand Island. Services are pending with Apfel Funeral Home in Hastings.
Neoma B. Bartley
Hastings resident Neoma B. Bartley, 97, died Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village (Perkins Pavilion). Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funerla Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
Ruth Holmes
Hastings resident Ruth Holmes, 94, died Thursday, February 6, 2014, at her home. Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with the Rev. Dr. Samuel R. Rathod officiating. Burial is at Sutton Cemetery in Sutton. Visitation is one hour prior to service at the church. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com

Published Thursday, Feb. 6
Emil 'Jake' Uken
Harvard resident Emil “Jake” Uken, 63, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Harvard United Methodist Church in Harvard. Burial is at Harvard Cemetery in Harvard. Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home in Harvard is in charge of arrangements.

Published Wednesday, Feb. 5
Robert C. Smith
Longtime Hastings resident Dr. Robert C. Smith, 89, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, February 7, 2014, at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Hastings, with Rev. Dr. William Nottage-Tacey officiating. Private family burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Nebraska. There will be no viewing or visitation as remains were cremated at his request. Book signing will be Thursday, February 6, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hastings Community Foundation in memory of Dr. Robert C. Smith. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Thomas C. Baker
Hastings resident Thomas Craig Baker, 65, passed away Monday, February 3, 2014, at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. Services will be Saturday, February 8, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Butler Volland Chapel, Hastings, with Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Friday, February 7, 2014, from 1-8 p.m. and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Pamela S. Meyer
Hastings resident Pamela S. Meyer, 49, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare. Private family burial. Memorials may be given to the family to be established at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Published Tuesday, Feb. 4
Robert E. 'Bob' James
Robert E. James (Bob), passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014, in his home at the age of 79. Services will be Friday, February 7, 2014, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with Pastor Tony Dawson officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 5, 2014, from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday, February 6, 2014, from 9 a.m to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Roger Whiteley
Hastings resident Roger Whiteley, 58, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Hastings. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at North Shore Assembly of God Church in Hastings with the Rev. Chris Johnson officiating. Burial is at Nelson Cemetery in Nelson. Visitation is 9 a.m. prior to service time at the church Saturday. Klawitter-Price Funeral Home in Nelson is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given in care of the family.
Robert C. Smith
Hastings resident Dr. Robert C. Smith, 89, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Celebration of Life is 10 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Hastings with the Rev. Dr. William Nottage-Tacey officiating. Private family burial is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. There will be no viewing or visitation as remains were cremated at his request. Book signing is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home in Hastings and one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hastings Community Foundation in memory of Dr. Robert C. Smith. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Dorothy I. Hansen
Red Cloud resident Dorothy Irene Hansen, 82, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud. Services are 1 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Red Cloud with the Rev. Joel Rathbun officiating. Burial is at Red Cloud Cemetery in Red Cloud. Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to Alzheimer’s Association or United Methodist Church.
Royce Consbruck
Harvard resident Royce Consbruck, 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at his home (Harvard Rest Haven) in Harvard. Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Faith Lutheran Church in Hastings with the Rev. Paul Dunbar officiating. There will be no visitation as his wishes were to be cremated. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to the family.

Published Monday, Feb. 3
Larry M. Kucera
Larry M. Kucera, 51, of Deweese, NE, died Saturday, February 1, 2014, in rural Lawrence, Nebraska. Prayer Service will be Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lawrence, Nebraska with Father Thomas Bush Officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, in Lawrence, Nebraska. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at the Lawrence Visitation Chapel in Lawrence, Nebraska from 3-9 p.m. with family present from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials can be directed to the family. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Royce Consbruck
Harvard resident Royce Consbruck, 78, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at his home at the Harvard Rest Haven. Memorial service is 1:00 pm Saturday, February 8, 2014, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Paul Dunbar officiating. In honoring Royce’s wishes to be cremated, there is no viewing or visitation. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service is handling arrangements. Memorials may be directed to his family.
Rilla M. Sullivan
Rilla M. Sullivan, 89 of Wahoo, NE, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at the Hospice House in Omaha, NE. Memorial Mass, Tues. 10 a.m. at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wahoo. Visitation, Mon. 5-7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary all at the Church. Interment at St. Francis Cemetery. Memorials to St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, St. Wenceslaus School, and Bishop Neumann High School.
Irene Guy
Irene Guy, 91, of Guide Rock, Nebraska died Thursday, January 30, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Center in Superior, Nebraska. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the United Methodist Church in Guide Rock with the Rev. Joel Rathbun officiating. Interment will be at the Guide Rock Cemetery. Visitation will be held 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, at the Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in Red Cloud, and 9 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the church. A memorial fund has been established by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wmsfh.com
Robert C. Smith
Hastings resident, Dr. Robert C. Smith, 89, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska. Services are pending with Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Hastings, Nebraska.
Robert E. 'Bob' James
Hastings resident, Robert “Bob” E. James, 79, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at his home. Services are pending with Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Hastings, Nebraska.
Roger Whiteley
Roger Whiteley, 58, of Hastings died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Hastings. Services are pending with Klawitter-Price Funeral Home in Nelson.

Published Saturday, Feb. 1
Woodrow A. 'Woody' Rossell
Woodrow A. “Woody” Rossell, 95 years of age from Kenesaw, Nebraska, died on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at the Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Memorial services will be on Monday, February 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Minden with the Rev. Donald Becker officiating. Burial will be at the Eaton Cemetery, Heartwell, Nebraska with Military Rites provided by the Minden American Legion and the Heartwell VFW. There will be no visitation. Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden is in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established in his name to be donated to purchase items for a local hospice program.
Rickard C. 'Rick' Baker
Rickard C. "Rick" Baker, passed away Jan. 28, 2014. Visitation Monday, February 3rd, after 9 a.m. with Funeral Service at 11 a.m. at Bethany Funeral Home Chapel (8201 Harrison St., La Vista, NE 68128). Interment Monday, February 3rd, 2:30 p.m. Sunset Memorial Gardens in Hastings, NE. Memorials can be directed to your favorite charity.
Jack M. Blank
Franklin resident Jack Monroe Blank, 74, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Franklin. Services are 1 p.m. Monday at Hutchins Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin with the Rev. Roger Frederick officiating. Burial is at Greenwood Cemetery in Franklin. Memorials can be given to donor’s choice.
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