Rodney D. Minzel
March 9, 1941 - December 13, 2017

Rodney D. Minzel

Rodney D. Minzel, 76 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at his home. He was born on March 9, 1941 in Seward County to August Herman Julius and Mabel (Smetter) Minzel. Rod graduated from Malcolm High School in 1959. He married Andrea Monia in 1960 and they later divorced. Rod married Rhonda Skinner on May 23, 1981. He worked for his brother-in-law Fran running a feed... Read More

Beverly (Nispel) Malchow
10/7/1937 - 12/11/2017

Beverly (Nispel) Malchow

Beverly Jean (Nispel) Malchow, 80, Beatrice, NE died Monday, December 11, 2017 at her home. She was born October 7, 1937 at Beatrice to Herbert Nispel and Ruby (Moslander) Wood. She was raised from 3 months old by her Aunt, Mary Nispel. Bev grew up NW of Plymouth, NE, attended District 76, St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran School and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1955. She married Armin Malc... Read More

Gaylan J. Koch
September 29, 1941 - December 11, 2017

Gaylan J. Koch

Gaylan John Koch, 76 years of age, of DeWitt passed away near DeWitt Monday afternoon, December 11, 2017. He was born on September 29, 1941 in Beatrice to Delbert and Lorene (Obering) Koch. Gaylan graduated from Clatonia High School in 1958, and then received an associates degree in construction from the Nebraska Vocational Technical School in Milford. Gaylan and Marilyn Lenners were married on Ap... Read More

Paul H. Baehr
September 21, 1946 - December 11, 2017

Paul H. Baehr

Paul H. Baehr, 71, of Lincoln, formerly of Beatrice died at Gold Crest Retirement Center in Adams on December 11, 2017. He was born on September 21, 1946 at Beatrice and graduated from Adams High School in 1964. He was baptized at his parent’s home and then confirmed at the American Lutheran Church of Adams. He attended Southeast Community College. He worked for a short time for Marvin Dorn ... Read More

LaVonne A. Weittenhiller
May 16, 1934 - December 11, 2017

LaVonne A. Weittenhiller

LaVonne A. Weittenhiller 83 of Fairbury, NE, formerly of Platteville, WI, passed away December 11, 2017 in Fairbury. She was born May 16, 1934. Survivors are Daughters: Cynthia Attaway of Platteville, WI, Kari & Mark Fisher of Fairbury, Sons: Curtis & Sharon Weittenhiller of Hallsville, TX, Steven & Sue Weitenhiller of Platteville, WI, 11 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren, Siste... Read More

Mattix Paul Colt Wilson
2/13/2017 - 12/7/2017

Mattix Paul Colt Wilson

Mattix Paul Colt Wilson, 9 months old, died peacefully in his sleep the morning of December 8, 2017. Mattix was born February 13, 2017 to Kimberly A. Anderson and Jared C. Wilson in Lincoln, NE. He is survived by his parents, sister Lyndlee K. Brejcha of Fairbury, grandparents Debra K. & Alfred P. Brejcha of Western, NE, Carolyn & Eric Alexander of Platte City, MO and Terry L. Wilson ... Read More

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

Bertha “Bert” Nadine Hellmer

Bertha “Bert” Nadine Hellmer, 85, of Oketo, Kan., passed away December 8, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Tex. Visitation is Thursday, December 14, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary, Marysville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Her funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m., Friday, December 15 at Immanuel (Stateline) Lutheran Church. Burial will fo... 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

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