Richard
January 7, 1943 - September 17, 2018

Richard "Rich" C. Roche

Richard “Rich” C. Roche, 75, of Beatrice passed away at his home on Monday, September 17, 2018. He was born January 7, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri to Rufus R. and Mathilda O. (DeBauche) Roche. Rich grew up in Washington, Kansas and graduated in 1961 from Washington High School. He served in the United States Army from November 10, 1964 until October 21, 1966, he was stationed in Germany. Aft... Read More

Jordan D. Murphy
March 29, 1994 - September 15, 2018

Jordan D. Murphy

Jordan Dean Murphy, age 24 of Pawnee City, formerly of Wymore, passed away on September 15, 2018. He was born on March 29, 1994 in Beatrice to Jeff and Kelli (Maxson) Murphy. Jordan was a 2012 graduate of Southern High School and graduated from Peru State College with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. He completed his student teaching at Freeman School District and was currently employe... Read More

Robert R. Freese
12/8/1934 - 9/13/2018

Robert R. Freese

Bob’s Journey - began on December 8, 1934 on a farm near Plymouth NE where he was the 9th of 10 children born to John & Adela Meyer Freese.  Robert Raymond was born on the 12th Birthday of his sister Hilda, which created a special bond between this brother and sister. Bob has strived for the goal of Eternal Life with our Heavenly Father through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  He was ... Read More

Joseph L. Schmidt
10/26/1941 - 9/9/18

Joseph L. Schmidt

Joseph Louis Schmidt, loving father and spouse, passed away September 9, 2018 at the Hanover Hospital Long Term Care. A rosary service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Friday, September 14 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Hanover. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 15 at St. John’s Catholic Church.  Father Joseph Kieffer and Father John Birkel will officiate. ... Read More

Genevieve
April 5, 1922 - September 9, 2018

Genevieve "Gen" Lavonne Essex

Genevieve “Gen” Lavonne Essex, 96 years of age, of Beatrice died September 9, 2018, at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation in Beatrice. She was born April 5, 1922, at New Raymer, Colorado, to Bert and Mabel (Banks) Piper. The family moved to Frontier County, Nebraska, in 1926. Gen graduated from high school at Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis in 1939. She moved to Lincoln and attended L... Read More

George Henry Mentgen
6/14/1931 - 9/7/2018

George Henry Mentgen

George Henry Mentgen, 87, Beatrice died Friday, September 07, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice.   He was born June 14, 1931 in Lincoln, NE.  George married Rosanna Mae Novotny May 7, 1953 at the courthouse in Beatrice.  He was foreman for Norris Public Power until he retired in 1993.  He was a member of the Eagles Club in Beatrice and served in the Army National Guard from 1951 ... Read More

Alwin F. Grefe
June 7, 1924 - September 6, 2018

Alwin F. Grefe

Alwin F. Grefe of Plymouth, age 94, died September 6, 2018 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. The youngest of four children, he was born June 7, 1924 to Hermann and Dorothea “Dora” (Dammann) Grefe at Odell, Nebraska. He was baptized at Bethlehem Lutheran Church at rural Bremen, Kansas on June 20, 1924 and confirmed in 1939 at Trinity Lutheran Church at LeHigh, Kansas. He spent most of his you... Read More

Connie Janssen
9/7/1946 - 9/4/2018

Connie Janssen

Connie Faye Janssen, 71, Beatrice died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Bryan Medical Center-West.  She was born September 7, 1946 in Beatrice to Jesse and Evelyn (Wilhelm) Ames.  Connie married Robert Janssen October 4, 1964 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Beatrice. She graduated from Beatrice High School, worked for Dempsters, Totes Systems, Grandma’s Fruitcakes, Good Samaritan and then retired ... Read More

Betty L. Stiles
May 17, 1928 - September 4, 2018

Betty L. Stiles

Betty L. Stiles, 90 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Good Samaritan Center Tuesday morning, September 4, 2018. She was born on May 17, 1928 at Palmer, NE and graduated from Palmer High School and the St. Francis School of Nursing in Grand Island. Betty and Glen D. Stiles were married on March 17, 1951 and moved from Grand Island to Beatrice in 1960. She had been employed as a Registere... Read More

Dennis Allington
August 30, 1945 - September 4, 2018

Dennis Allington

Dennis D. Allington, age 73 of Wymore passed away on September 4, 2018. He was born in Beatrice on August 30, 1945 to Duane and Ruby (Retchless) Allington. He attended country school at Maple Grove, Beatrice High School, and later earned his GED. On November 12, 1966, Dennis married Sharon Kay Wright. Dennis worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for 30 years and was a farmer for over 50 years. He w... Read More