Norma J. Saathoff
April 18, 1939 - June 14, 2018

Norma J. Saathoff

Norma J. Saathoff, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Beatrice Good Samaritan. She was born April 18, 1939 in Grand Island to Richard and Evelyn Nelson. She lived in Grand Island and attended school until the 9th grade. She met Elmer Saathoff and they were married January 28, 1956, when she was 16 years old. They moved to Lincoln where Norma worked at Miller and Paine and El... Read More

Viola E. Kannarr
July 20. 1923 - June 8, 2018

Viola E. Kannarr

Viola Emma Etta (Bartels) Kannarr was called home June 8, 2018 in Snohomish, Washington. She was 94 years old. Viola was born July 20, 1923 on a farm northeast of Breman, Kansas. Viola was a seamstress with Sun Garment, in St. Joseph, Missouri, for 20 years. Upon retiring she moved, with her husband Orville and daughter Lois, to Algona, Washington to be near family. Viola is preceded... Read More

Howard L. Wehrbein

Howard L. Wehrbein, 52, of Lincoln died in a Lincoln hospital on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. He was born February 20, 1966 at Cedar Falls, Iowa. He graduated from Lincoln East High School in 1984. He played guitar in a rock band in the late 80’s. He worked at Earl May and the Nebraska Nursery and Color Gardens both in Lincoln for many years. He enjoyed NASCAR, Husker football, music, The Simps... Read More

Opal Carel
8/2/1927 - 6/12/2018

Opal Carel

Opal Maxine (Harmes) Carel, 90, Beatrice, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. She was born in Beatrice and lived here all her life. Opal graduated from Beatrice High School in 1945 then married Leland Carel August 17, 1946 at the Presbyterian Church in Beatrice. She worked for Swift & Co. and helped clean houses. Opal enjoyed Monday Night Wrestling, cards, board gam... Read More

Darrell L. Sasse
8/29/1945 - 6/11/2018

Darrell L. Sasse

Darrell Lee Sasse of Plymouth, passed away June 11th 2018 at the age of 72. Darrell was born August 29, 1945 to Orlyn and Martha (Kleine) Sasse. He attended grade school at District 87 in Harbine and graduated from Diller High School in 1963. He was baptized, confirmed, and married at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church of Diller. In 1965, Darrell joined the Army Reserve unit out of Fairbury, NE. His... Read More

Roger Alan Schank
April 6, 1942 - June 3, 2018

Roger Alan Schank

Roger passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in the ICU at Kearney Good Samaritan Hospital.  He was a resident of Broken Bow Care and Rehabilitation Center in Broken Bow, Nebraska. Roger was 66 years old.  He was born April 6, 1952 at Lutheran Hospital in Beatrice.  He graduated from Beatrice High School in 1970.  He received an Associate's degree from Milford Technical College (now Southeast... Read More

Lavera Leona Helms
August 17, 1923 - June 8, 2018

Lavera Leona Helms

Lavera L. Helms, 94, of Linn, Kan., passed away peacefully on June 8, 2018 at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center, Kan., following a short stay at the Linn Community Nursing Home. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 12 at Immanuel Lutheran Church west of Linn. The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Rev. Richard Rikli will officiat... Read More

Orville J.
July 16, 1930 - June 9, 2018

Orville J. "Bud" Nienaber

Orville J. "Bud" Nienaber, 87, of Madrid, IA, formerly of Hanover, KS and Beatrice, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Madrid Home Care Facility. Orville was born on the family farm near Lanham, KS on July 16, 1930 to John and Frieda (Mueller) Nienaber. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lanham, KS. He attended the Sunflower Schoolhouse. On April 23, 1954, Orvi... Read More

Frank E. Holtmeier

Frank E. Holtmeier, 94, of Beatrice, passed away Sunday morning, June 10, 2018 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. He was born on December 18, 1923 in Ellis, Nebraska to Frank and Ida (Jordening) Holtmeier. Frank served honorably in the United States Navy during World War II. He retired from farming in the Odell area. Survivors include his companion, Ruth Reel of Beatrice; son, Rich... Read More

Harold E. Corey
August 18, 1929 - June 8, 2018

Harold E. Corey

Harold E. Corey, 88 years of age, of Beatrice passed away with family by his side Friday, June 8, 2018 at his home. He was born on August 18, 1929 in Beatrice to John and Melissa (Larimore) Corey. Harold graduated from Beatrice High School in 1947. He served his country during the Korean War in the United States Air Force from December 28, 1950 to December 6, 1954. Harold married Carole Kassebaum ... Read More