Mary Lucille Lovitt, 97, of Crab Orchard
August 28, 1921 - October 5, 2018

Mary Lucille Lovitt, 97, of Crab Orchard

Mary Lucille Lovitt passed away late Friday afternoon on October 5, 2018. She was in her home surrounded by her children in the village of Crab Orchard, Nebraska where she lived for ninety-seven years. She was born August 28, 1921 to Lee and Christina (Craney) Truscott on a farm northeast of Crab Orchard, Nebraska. Mary Lucille was a pillar in the community. She graduated from Sterling High Sch... Read More

Lois I. Adams
September 27, 1939 - October 2, 2018

Lois I. Adams

Lois Irene Adams, age 79 of Beatrice, formerly of Wymore, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 2, 2018 at Beatrice Good Samaritan Society. She was born in Auburn, Nebraska on September 27, 1939 to Neal and Alma (Dovel) Banks. She worked as an operator and service representative for the Lincoln Telephone Company, and after her retirement, she worked in the Gage County Clerk’... Read More

Melissa LaVonne Cutshall
January 1, 1962 - October 1, 2018

Melissa LaVonne Cutshall

Melissa LaVonne Cutshall, 56 years of age, longtime resident of Table Rock, NE passed away at the Beatrice Community Hospital Monday morning, October 1, 2018. She was born on January 1, 1962 in Atchison, KS to Howard LaVon and Dolly Jean (Feek) Cutshall. Melissa collected Coke-Cola memorabilia, and enjoyed gardening, and spoiling her two grandchildren. Survivors include her daughter Jessica Jea... Read More

Hope Nippert
2/11/1920 - 9/29/2018

Hope Nippert

Hope R. Nippert, 98, Beatrice died Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born February 11, 1920 in Diller, NE.  She was a member of Church of The Brethren, Holmesville, NE. Hope enjoyed writing and receiving letters, flowers, gardening, canning, cooking, family gatherings, NU football and Volleyball. She collected cookbooks and considered them her frie... Read More

Robert
April 14, 1949 - September 28, 2018

Robert "Skip" Gray

Robert “Skip” Gray, 69 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Friday, September 28, 2018. He was born on April 14, 1949 in Beatrice to Paul and Norma (Chipman) Gray. Skip is survived by special friend, Judy Sanford; brother, Danny K. Pethoud; nephew, Daniel Pethoud and wife Bonnie; and several other friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lanny; and sister-in-law, Eileen P... Read More

Darlene Gerdes
August 30, 1923 - September 28, 2018

Darlene Gerdes

Darlene Gerdes, age 95 of Wymore passed away on September 28, 2018 at Beatrice Good Samaritan Society. She was born on August 30, 1923 in Beatrice to Andrew W. and Alta West. She was a graduate of Beatrice High School. On May 18, 1947, she was married to Alvin J. Gerdes in Marysville, Kansas. She and Alvin lived and farmed in the Beatrice and Wymore area. She also worked at Wilcox Cleaners and For... Read More

Valdene
October 15, 1921 - September 26, 2018

Valdene "Val" (Heese) Darling Allen

Valdene “Val” (Heese) Darling Allen, 96 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. She was born on October 15, 1921 in rural Cuming County, the daughter of Fred L. and Hattie (Zahn) Heese. Val graduated from Pender High School in 1939 and attended the University of Nebraska earning a degree in Elementary Education. She was mar... Read More

Judy Kay (Hutchison) Little
March 20, 1949 - September 26, 2018

Judy Kay (Hutchison) Little

Judy Kay (Hutchison) Little, 69 years of age, of Virginia passed away at her home surrounded by her family Wednesday, September 26, 2018. She was born on March 20, 1949 in Pawnee City to Donald and Helen (Seitz) Hutchison. Judy attended Lewiston High School. She married William “Bill” Little on April 11, 1966 in Burchard. Judy retired after working over 30 years at BSDC. She was a member of th... Read More

Theola M. Jurgens

Theola M. Jurgens, 73 years of age, of Lincoln, passed away at the Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln Tuesday evening, September 25, 2018. She was born on February 7, 1945 in Beatrice, NE to Henry T. and Lilly (Buss) Jurgens. Theola was a 1963 graduate of Filley High School and was a vocal soloist while in high school, and was a graduate of Lincoln School of Commerce. She later received her CNA ... Read More

Donald Dean Coudeyras of Burchard, Nebraska
January 24, 1945 - September 23, 2018

Donald Dean Coudeyras of Burchard, Nebraska

Donald “Don” Dean Coudeyras, 73, of Burchard, Nebraska was born to Rene and Wilma (Kunc) Coudeyras on January 24, 1945 in Pawnee City, Nebraska. He attended Liberty High School and was the last class graduating in 1963. While in high school, Don was a standout basketball player. After high school, he worked for a short time at Dempster’s in Beatrice before farming full time with his fathe... Read More