Bertha “Bert” Nadine Hellmer
03/14/1932 - 12/08/2017

Bertha “Bert” Nadine Hellmer

Bertha “Bert” Nadine Hellmer, 85, of Oketo, Kan., died December 8, 2017 at the Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Tex. Visitation is Thursday, December 14, from 10 a.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 1:30 p.m., Friday, December 15 at the Immanuel (Stateline) Lutheran Church, north of... Read More

Fred Friedrichs
04/03/1925 - 12/10/2017

Fred Friedrichs

Fred Friedrichs, 92, of Herkimer, Kan., died peacefully Saturday, December 10, 2017 at Country Place Senior Living in Marysville, Kan. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held Thursday, December 14 at 1:30 p.m., at Mount Calvary Lutheran Chu... Read More

Steven Brady

Steven A. Brady, 65, of Beatrice died at his home on Sunday, December 3, 2017. He was born January 22, 1952 at Omaha. He moved to the Beatrice State Developmental Center in 1957 and then to Mosaic in 1983. Survivors include one sister, Donna (Ed) Mathews; two nieces, Christina Mathews and Cathleen (Casey) Opdahl; one great-nephew, Iver Opdahl; four half-sisters, Roxane Boganowski, Cindy Cu... Read More

Kristin C.
January 25, 1972 - December 5, 2017

Kristin C. "Kris" Woodyard

Kristin C. “Kris” Woodyard, 45 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at her home Tuesday, December 5, 2017. She was born on January 25, 1972 in Fairbanks, Alaska to Dennis and Karen (Verno) Vicars. Kris was a 1989 graduate of Beatrice High School, and received her LPN degree from Southeast Community College in Beatrice. She had worked as an LPN at various places in Beatrice, and had also worke... Read More

Gladys M. Ruhnke
4/27/1924 - 12/5/2017

Gladys M. Ruhnke

Gladys M. Ruhnke, 93 of Jansen, NE passed away December 5, 2017 at the Bryan East Hospital. She was born April 27, 1924 to Edwin & Emma (Boese) Harrifeld in Plymouth, NE. Gladys was baptized in 1924 by Rev. G. Bode and was confirmed in 1938 by Rev. Paul Bode. She grew up on a farm 1 mile east & 2 ¼ miles north of Plymouth. She attended rural school near her home and graduated from Ply... Read More

Jim D. Wise

Jim D. Wise 88 of Fairbury, NE. passed away November 24, 2017 in Fairbury. He was born January 9, 1929 in Fairbury to Zina & Sybil (Mitchell) Wise. Survivors are Wife: Leatrice Wise of Fairbury, Son: Eric Wise of Fairbury, Daughter: Elizabeth Wise & husband John Gray of Sabetha, KS. Grandson Caleb W. Gray & his wife Victoria Rifenbark of Carthage, MO., nieces, nephews, & cousins. M... Read More

Shirley A. Beran
8/14/1930 - 12/3/2017

Shirley A. Beran

Shirley A. Beran 87 of Beatrice, NE. passed away December 3, 2017 in Beatrice. She was born August 14, 1930 in Diller, NE. to William & Opal (Hill) Glathar. Survivors are Sons: Dale & Radene Beran of Odell, Dean & Darlene Beran of Arlington, NE Richard & Pat Beran of Lexington, NE Roger Beran of Plattsmouth, NE Kevin Beran of Beatrice, NE Daughters: Diane & Colin McClure of Gra... Read More

Arthur M.
December 10, 1919 - December 2, 2017

Arthur M. "Smitty" Smith

Arthur Monroe "Smitty" Smith, 97 of Jansen, NE passed away December 2, 2017 in Fairbury. Arthur Monroe “Smitty” Smith was born December 10, 1919 at Plymouth, Nebraska, the oldest child of Harold and Lucinda (Unger) Smith. He was baptized on November 5, 1920 by Rev. G. Bode and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jansen on June 10, 1934 by Rev. W. Wilken. His boyhood home was a farm sou... Read More

Martha A. Knobel
6/10/1934 - 11/30/2017

Martha A. Knobel

Martha was the fifth child born June 10, 1934 at Aurora, Nebraska to Maggie and Bernard Heuermann. She attended rural District #86 near Phillips, NE. She graduated as Salutatorian (from a class of 13) in 1951 from Phillips Consolidated High School. She then attended the University of Nebraska, College of Agriculture. Martha was baptized as a young adult on December 30, 1951. She was confirmed ... Read More

Harry Milke

Harry A. Milke, 98, Beatrice, NE died Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Society. He was born July 22, 1919 in Beatrice to Frank and Grace (Neuman) Milke. He attended Beatrice Public Schools, later served in the Nebraska National Guard from 11/10/1936 to 11/9/1939, U.S. Navy from 6/1/1944 to 4/18/1946 and the U.S. Naval Reserves from 4/22/1947 to 4/21/1952. Harry married ... Read More