Olinda Strifler

Olinda M. Strifler, 95, of Marysville, Kan., died August 20, 2018 at Cambridge Place in Marysville. Visitation will be Friday, August 24 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 25 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Marysville. Burial will be in the Marysville Cit... Read More

Marjorie J. Strayer
11/18/1926 - 8/17/2018

Marjorie J. Strayer

Marjorie Jean Strayer passed away Aug. 17 at Gardenside Long Term Care in Fairbury. She was a resident of  Cedarwood Assisted Living in  Fairbury.She was born Nov. 18, 1926 on a farm near Mahaska Kan., the oldest daughter of James and Wilma (Lobaugh) Spradling. She attended Stephens and Bell rural schools and graduated from Mahaska  High School in 1944. Marge and Halbert Ernest Strayer Jr. were... Read More

Roger F. Eskra
December 7, 1935 - August 13, 2018

Roger F. Eskra

Roger F. Eskra, 82, of Beatrice, died Monday evening, August 13, 2018 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. He was born on December 7, 1935 at Owatonna, MN and graduated from Preston High School.  He married Gayle Roelofs on October 4, 1953 at Greenleafton Reformed Church of Preston.  He served in the 101st Unit of the National Guard in Winona MN from 1954 to 1957.  He graduated from Winona State... Read More

Donna R. Knoche
March 11, 1929 - August 15, 2018

Donna R. Knoche

Donna R. Knoche, 89 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center Wednesday morning, August 15, 2018. She was born on March 11, 1929 in Crab Orchard, NE to Charles and Ida (Vokach) Kunc. Donna obtained her bachelor's degree in education and a masters degree in special education from the University of Nebraska, and a masters degree in school administration from Norther... Read More

Richard L. Schoenrock

Richard Lee Schoenrock was born July 16, 1929 in Fairbury, NE and passed away on August 13, 2018.  He was the only child born to Julius and Leva (Witt) Schoenrock. He attended grade school in rural Jefferson County and graduated from Fairbury Highschool in 1947.  On April 9, 1950 he married Helen Eilts.  Richard was employed at Brown Shoe Fit Co. until his father’s death in 1953.  They mo... Read More

Wendell L. Garrett
November 17, 1925 - August 4, 2018

Wendell L. Garrett

Wendell Lee Garrett was born November 17, 1925 to William and Dottie (Compton) Garrett in Steele City, Nebraska. He was raised on the family farm and attended school in Steele City, graduating in 1943. After meeting at a dance in Endicott, and dating for 2 years, Wendell was married to Marian Psota on August 30, 1947 at the Presbyterian Church in Steele City. Wendell served in the US Army fr... Read More

Marjorie E. Howe
April 10, 1925 - August 6, 2018

Marjorie E. Howe

Marjorie E. Howe, 93, of Beatrice died at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center on Monday, August 6, 2018. She was born April 10, 1925 at Wymore and graduated from Wymore High School.  She married Howard E. Kelly on September 11, 1946 in Clyde, KS and he died on June 14, 1981.  She married Roger Howe on July 27, 1985 in Benson, AZ and he died on April 18, 1997.  She worked as a teacher’s aide in... Read More

Helen
January 20. 1928 - August 6, 2018

Helen "Babe" Zach

Helen “Babe” Zach, 90, of Wilber, joined her Heavenly Father on August 6. A bright star beloved by all who knew her, Babe was a woman full of life, humor, laughter, and wonderful great cheer. Born and raised in Wilber, Babe lived briefly in Lincoln where she worked for the utility companies but returned home to Wilber after marrying her husband Bob. She and Bob were happily married until his d... Read More

Clarice A. Siemsen
12/24/1935 - 8/7/2018

Clarice A. Siemsen

Clarice Ann (Goebel) Siemsen, 82, or rural Fairbury, Nebraska, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Gardenside LTC in Fairbury.  She was born at the family farm in Jefferson County, Nebraska on December 24, 1935 to Paul & Alice (Pavlicek) Goebel. She attended grade school at District 44 and graduated from Fairbury High School in 1953. She was baptized on September 10, 1954 and became ... Read More

Dorothy Helen Manes
April 29, 1928 - August 4, 2018

Dorothy Helen Manes

Dorothy Helen Manes, 90, of Beatrice died at her home on Saturday, August 4, 2018. She was born April 29, 1928 to Joseph and Hermine Pecka on a farm north of Wilber.  Having grown up during the depression years, she learned the skills her mother taught her of cooking, baking, canning and raising a big garden.   She received her education in a one room country school through the eighth grade and... Read More