obituaries

Richard L. Morrison ( February 21, 2017 )

Richard L. Morrison, 69 years of age, of Liberty, passed away at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha Sunday afternoon, February 19, 2017. He was born on May 1, 1947 at Pawnee City, NE to Hubert and Betty (Crosier) Morrison, and graduated from Barneston High School. Richard and Mary Lou Obermeyer were married […]

Evelynn R. Cerveny ( February 21, 2017 )

Evelynn R. Cerveny, 85 of Fairbury, NE passed away February 20, 2017 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born September 7, 1931 at Munden, KS to Adolph & Ellula (Hubka) Moravek. Survivors are Sons: Roger Cerveny of Fairbury, Elden & Martha Cerveny of Las Vegas, NV, Daughters: Donna & David Hunt of […]

Berneice E. Overbeck ( February 20, 2017 )

Berneice E. Overbeck, 92, of Lincoln died Monday, February 20, 2017 at The Monarch in Lincoln. She was born near Swanton on August 28, 1924 to Fred and Mary Santin Chaloupka, Jr. She attended and taught in the Swanton School System. On August 15, 1945, she and Vernon (Vernie) Overbeck were married at Evangelical Reformed […]

Louis Paul ( February 18, 2017 )

Louis Paul, 89, of Beatrice died on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Beatrice Good Samaritan. He was born November 22, 1927 at rural Jansen and was baptized and confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church of rural Plymouth. He attended District #75 of Jefferson County and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1945. He then attended […]

Marilyn E. Neukirch ( February 18, 2017 )

Marilyn Elizabeth (Obrist) Neukirch, 83, Beatrice, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 17, 2017. She was surrounded by her family after a long battle with Lymphoma.  She was born November 30, 1933 in Steinauer, Nebraska to Chuck and Aggie (Barry) Obrist.  She attended grade school at St Anthony’s in Steinauer, and graduated high school in […]

Wayne E. Gierhart ( February 17, 2017 )

Wayne E. Gierhart, 92, of Beatrice, died Wednesday morning, February 15, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. He was born June 26, 1924, on a farm near rural Blue Springs, NE to Harry and Grace (Overlees) Gierhart. He attended Holmesville School and in later years, took night school to get his GED. Wayne […]

Carl O. Peckman ( February 16, 2017 )

Carl O. Peckman, 85, passed away of Leukemia on February 14, 2017 in Olympia, WA.  He was born August 8, 1931 to Clarence O. and Ina Amarena (Sherwood) Peckman in Beatrice, NE. Raised in Beatrice, Carl also lived in Lincoln, NE, spent 50 years in Omaha, NE, and moved to Olympia in 2008. Carl served […]

Donald O. Woodward ( February 16, 2017 )

Donald O. Woodward, 77, Linn, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Washington County Hospital. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, February 17, at Ward Funeral Home in Linn. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service is at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 18, at Ward Funeral Home, […]

John Merrill ( February 15, 2017 )

John J. Merrill, 77, of Filley, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at his home. He was born March 22, 1939 at Nelson, Nebraska to William and Emma (Burkett) Merrill. John was a hard worker who in his spare time enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching old westerns and war movies. He loved his pets and […]

Burt Rhine ( February 15, 2017 )

Burt D. Rhine, 79 of Liberty, NE passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Community Memorial Healthcare, Marysville, KS. He was born April 23, 1937 in Beatrice. He attended Union Center School and graduated from Blue Springs High School in 1955. Burt served in Germany form 1957 to 1960. Married Beverly Garton on October 1, […]