Norris L. Schoen

Norris L. Schoen

Norris L. Schoen, 89, of Fairbury, NE passed away January 16, 2019 in Fairbury. He was born June 6, 1929 to John & Anna (Ude) Schoen in Fairbury. Services will be Monday, January 21, 2019 at 11:00 at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury. The family will greet friends Sunday evening from 4 – 6 at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. Memorials will go to the Family’s Choice. Burial will b... Read More

Wanda L. Just (Kellie)

Wanda L. Just (Kellie) passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in Lincoln, NE. Wanda was born March 13, 1951 in Steele City, NE to Chester and Goldie (Woods) Kellie. Services will be Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 2:00 at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. The family will greet friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6 – 8. ... Read More

Carol L. Reich
March 7, 1949 - january 14, 2019

Carol L. Reich

Carol L. Reich, 69, of Beatrice died in a Lincoln hospital on January 14, 2019. She was born March 7, 1949 at St. Louis, MO and graduated high school in Afton, MO. She married Walter Edmond on February 8, 1969 and they later divorced. She worked as a prep cook in restaurants for many years and was a Walmart employee for several years. She married Kevin Reich on September 23, 2017 in Lincoln. ... Read More

Alma F. Sipp
09/23/1928 - 1/14/2019

Alma F. Sipp

Alma F. Sipp, 90, Beatrice passed away Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Beatrice Community Hospital.  She was born September 23, 1928 in Clifton, Kansas to Francis and Elna (Johnson) Gieber. Alma graduated in 1947 from Northeast High School in Lincoln, NE. She was a past member of Iopa #30 lodge in Vallejo, CA and was a member of Christ Community Church in Beatrice.  Alma married Larry F. Sipp De... Read More

Cathy A. Carel
February 1, 1955 - January 13, 2019

Cathy A. Carel

Cathy A. Carel, 63 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at her home Sunday morning, January 13, 2019. She was born on February 1, 1955 in Fargo, ND to LaVerne and Wanda (Ramklu) Brandt. Cathy graduated from Beatrice High School in 1973. Cathy and Gale Carel were married on July 13, 1974. She was the parts manager at Twin Rivers in Beatrice for 44 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Churc... Read More

Virgil Dorn

Virgil W. Dorn, 76, of Beatrice, died Friday night, January 11, 2019 at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center. He was born on February 15, 1942 at rural Filley and graduated from Adams High School in 1959. He moved to Beatrice in 1961 and married Karen Heusman on July 29, 1961. They later divorced. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1966 to 1969. Virgil married Evelyn Straub on November 7, 197... Read More

Robert M.

Robert M. "Moon" Mullen

Robert M. “Moon” Mullen, 71, of Beatrice, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Beatrice Community Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born on November 16, 1947 at Beatrice. He grew up in Beatrice and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School in 1966. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1971 as an aircraft mechanic and then in the Reserves until 1973. Fo... Read More

Gary L. Franzen
August 11, 1958 - January 11, 2019

Gary L. Franzen

Gary L. Franzen, 60 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Lincoln Heart Hospital Friday morning, January 11, 2019. He was born on August 11, 1958 in Odell to Edward and Esther (Bartels) Franzen. He received an associate’s degree from Southeast Community College in Beatrice, and was the owner and operator of GL Franzen trucking. Gary and Jolene Franzen were married in August of 1998 and la... Read More

Audrey L. Cook
9/18/1924 - 1/11/2019

Audrey L. Cook

Audrey Lorraine Cook age 94 left this life on January 11, 2019 at Gardesideside Nursing Home.  She was born on September 18th 1924 to Zelma (Watts) Cook and Joseph E. Cook in Fairbury.  She graduated from Fairbury High School.  She worked in Washington DC for a few years before moving back to Lincoln,Nebraska where she worked for Cengas until her retirement.  At that time she moved back to Fai... Read More

Velma
June 5, 1934 - January 11, 2019

Velma "Jo" (Dingman) Ramsey

Velma “Jo” (Dingman) Ramsey of Beatrice, age 84, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation. She was born on June 5, 1934 in Lincoln to Harry Sr. and Kathryn (Reed) Dingman. Jo graduated from Lincoln High School in 1952 and earned her Bachelor and Master Degrees from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She retired after 20+ years as an elementary school libra... Read More