Jerome
May 21, 1937 - October 21, 2017

Jerome "Jerry" Forrest Pugsley

Jerome “Jerry” Forrest Pugsley, 80 years of age, of Beatrice died October 21, 2017 at his home. He was born May 21, 1937 in Woodbine, Iowa to Francis and Marie (Pollard) Pugsley. He graduated from Woodbine High School in 1955 and from Wayne State Teachers College in 1959. It was at Wayne State where he met his wife, Carolyn (Neitzke) whom he married on May 3, 1959 at Immanuel Lutheran Churc... Read More

Grace M. Riepen
11/08/1919 - 10/20/2017

Grace M. Riepen

Grace Marie (Poell) Riepen 97, passed away on October 20, 2017 at the Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids, Kansas. Grace was born November 8th, 1919, at Hanover, Kansas, Daughter of Joseph and Ida Catherine (Schwartz) Poell. She grew up in Hanover and graduated from Hanover High School with the Class of 1938. Following high school, Grace was a secretary in the Hanover High School office, a... Read More

Patricia Lee Weirs
9/22/1940 - 10/20/2017

Patricia Lee Weirs

Patricia Lee Weirs, 77, Pickrell, NE, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Beatrice Health & Rehabilitation Center, Beatrice, NE. She was born September 22, 1940 in Blue Rapids, KS. Pat was a member of the United Methodist Church in Pickrell. Survivors include husband, George of Pickrell; son, Mark Weirs of Blue Springs, NE; daughter, Becky Adams and husband Brian of Beatrice; 4 grandchildren;... Read More

Merla Laug, 94, of Tecumseh
July 25, 1923 - October 18, 2017

Merla Laug, 94, of Tecumseh

Merla May Porter was born July 25, 1923 to Raymond and Ella (Wehmer) Porter in Adams, Nebraska. She was baptized in the Presbyterian Church in Adams on September 30, 1923. At the age of 26 months, her mother passed away from double bronchial pneumonia. Her sister Ruth was 14 months old at the time. When Merla was 5 her father married his sister-in-law, Dena Wehmer and her aunt Dena raised the... Read More

Kenneth D. Ruhnke

Kenneth D. Ruhnke, 89, of Beatrice died at Beatrice Health and Rehab on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. He was born July 6, 1928 at Jansen, attended Jansen Public School and then attended and graduated from Fairbury High School in 1945. He was in the United States Army and served in the military police battalion. After his discharge, he lived in Chicago and worked for Lakeside Press in the accountin... Read More

Dorothy Hagemeier
8/9/1944 - 10/17/2017

Dorothy Hagemeier

Dorothy Joan Hagemeier 73, rural DeWitt, NE died Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at her home. She was born August 9, 1944, on the family farm north of Wilber, NE, to James and Mildred (Pomajzl) Burianek. She married Dallas Vern Hagemeier February 22, 1991 at Christ Community Church in Beatrice, NE. Dorothy worked for Farmland Foods near Crete, NE for 30 years. After retirement she enjoyed crafting, pa... Read More

Barbara A. Busboom
April 1, 1948 - October 16, 2017

Barbara A. Busboom

Barbara A. Busboom, 69, of Beatrice passed away at Gold Crest Retirement Center in Adams on Monday night, October 16, 2017. She was born on April 1, 1948 in Beatrice to Julian and Esther Thomsen and graduated from Beatrice High School. She married Duane Busboom on August 11, 1978 at Centenary United Methodist Church and they blended their families. They lived on a farm near Filley where days we... Read More

Bruce Timothy Glanz
January 10, 1954 - October 15, 2017

Bruce Timothy Glanz

Bruce Timothy Glanz, 63 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation in Beatrice. He was born on January 10, 1954 in Lincoln to George and Florence (Garn) Glanz. Bruce spent the first 12 years of his life in Lincoln before moving to California. He moved back to Norfolk and attended Norfolk High School before serving his country in the United ... Read More

Ardys Schultis
7/14/1942 - 10/12/2017

Ardys Schultis

Ardys Pauline (Logan) Schultis, the oldest of 5 children, was born July 14, 1942 to Harold Logan Sr. and Dorothy (Weidauer) Logan at Fairbury, Nebraska. She attended elementary school at District 32 which was a one room school near their home. She was a member of the Blue Valley 4-H Club and showed Angus Breeding Heifers which were proudly produced by the family herd known as Blackgates Angus ... Read More

Lorin B. Schmidt, 82, of Tecumseh
November 19, 1934 - October 12, 2017

Lorin B. Schmidt, 82, of Tecumseh

Lorin Brunie Schmidt Lorin Schmidt was born to John and Grace (Buhr)Schmidt on November 19, 1934 near Adams, Nebraska. He was baptized as an infant and later confirmed at American Lutheran Church in Filley, Nebraska. Lorin attended country school near Virginia until the third grade. He then attended the Virginia Public Schools until the 7th grade. He also attended Lewiston Public Sch... Read More