George William Oakes
September 30, 1971 - March 17, 2019

George William Oakes

George William Oakes, 47 years of age, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019. He was born on September 30, 1971 in Denver, Colorado to Ronald and Debra (Widman) Oakes. George graduated from Beatrice High School in 1990 and received an Associate’s Degree in Automotive Technology from WyoTech. He married Amber Engelman on December 18, 1992. George worked for over 20 years at Carriage Motors, Beatrice... Read More

Dale Ivan Kasparek
August 8, 1941 - February 26, 2019

Dale Ivan Kasparek

Dale Ivan Kasparek, 77 years of age, of Plymouth passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center in Beatrice. He was born on August 8, 1941 in Beatrice to Lewis and Lillie (Bohlmeyer) Kasparek and was a lifelong resident of Plymouth. Dale graduated from Plymouth High School in 1958. In 1964, Dale joined the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Lewis,... Read More

Everett Sterling Stevens
April 15, 1945 - March 16, 2019

Everett Sterling Stevens

Everett Sterling Stevens 73 passed away March 16, 2019 in Lincoln, NE. He was born April 15, 1945 in Beatrice to Elsie and Norman W. Stevens. He was the grandson of Eugene S. Stevens founder of the E. S. Stevens Wholesale Grocery Company. Everett graduated from Beatrice High School in 1963 and Doane College in 1968. Upon graduation he entered the Navy and served as an Aviation Electronics Tech... Read More

Bernhard L.
9/6/1929 - 3/16/2019

Bernhard L. "Ben" Schoenrock

Bernhard L. (Ben) Schoenrock was born September 6, 1929, on a farm by Gladstone to Arthur A. and Matilda (Ehmen) Schoenrock. Ben was baptized and confirmed in the East Gladstone Church. He attended grade school starting at District 100. The family lived in Hebron, Jansen, and west of Fairbury. Ben served in the Korean War from 1952 to 1953 with the 809 Engineers. He married Jean Marie Beggs at ... Read More

Eleanor J. Rector
August 27, 1924 - March 14, 2019

Eleanor J. Rector

Eleanor J. Rector, 94 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Good Samaritan Center in Beatrice Thursday night, March 14, 2019. She was born on August 27, 1924 in Beatrice to William and Cora (Packer) Genrich and was a 1942 graduate of Beatrice High School. She had worked at Store Kraft during World War II, was the office manager at Formfit Rogers from 1956 until it closed and was office mana... Read More

Douglas D. Friesen
11/25/1958 - 3/5/2019

Douglas D. Friesen

Douglas D. Friesen, 60, of Fairbury, NE passed away March 5, 2019. He was born November 25, 1958 to Dwaine & Vernadine (Nichols) Friesen in Beatrice, NE. Doug had two great loves in his life, his wife Paula and motorcycle riding. He was a master of two wheels; however, mastering those two wheels resulted in the first of his many scars. Accidents, surgeries and personal losses built a reso... Read More

Paul E. Bachle
3/12/1950 - 3/12/2019

Paul E. Bachle

Paul Edward Bachle, of Daykin, Nebraska passed away on his 69th birthday on March 12, 2019. He passed away at home with his family by his side after a tough battle with cancer. He was born on March 12, 1950, in Fairbury, Nebraska to Virgil and Mildred (Wands) Bachle. He was the first graduating class from Meridian High School in 1968. He then attended Fairbury Junior College finishing in the t... Read More

Vernon L. Parker
5/21/1940 - 3/9/2019

Vernon L. Parker

Vernon Lee Parker 78 of Diller NE. Born May 21st, 1940 passed away March 9th, 2019 at Beatrice Community Hospital. Born to Lee and Dora Mae Parker in Featherstone, OK. After an adventurous life he and his family settled in the Diller area 35 years ago. Preceded in death by his parents, one brother and two sisters. Survived by his wife Jan and children Cherryl Compton of Waco, Tx Larry(Cheri) of... Read More

John A. Bauer
January 8, 1931 - March 9, 2019

John A. Bauer

John A. Bauer, 88 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Good Samaritan Center in Beatrice Saturday morning, March 9, 2019. John was born January 8, 1931 to John and Marie Bauer of Hastings, NE. Both parents were German-Russian and had immigrated to the US at a young age. In 1936, John’s brother Jim was born, and the family moved to Beatrice, where John Sr. opened Bauer’s Shoes. John Jr.... Read More

Mary J. Sawyer
08/03/1932 - 03/08/2019

Mary J. Sawyer

Mary J. Sawyer, 86, of Topeka, Kan. and formerly Morrowville, Kan., died March 8, 2019 at Aldersgate Village in Topeka. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, Marc 14 at the United Methodist Church in Washington. Visitation will begin at noon. Burial will be in the Washington City Cemetery. Survivors include her children, Christy (Dennis) Brungardt, Shawnee, Kan., Debbie ... Read More