obituaries

Elvenor A. Pralle ( February 15, 2018 )

Elvenor A. Pralle, 91, of Bremen, Kan., died February 15, 2018 at the Hanover Hospital in Hanover, Kan. Visitation will be Sunday, February 18, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 19 […]

Edith B. “Edie” Lenners ( February 15, 2018 )

Edith B. “Edie” Lenners of Beatrice, NE, passed away at Samaritan Springs in Beatrice, NE, on February 14. 2018. Edith was born in Beatrice, NE, on May 6, 1932, to John P. and Emma (Siefkes) Fritzen. She married Virgil M. Lenners on July 5, 1953, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Edith attended Logan Center (rural school) […]

Betty Arnold ( February 15, 2018 )

Betty Ann Schafer Churchill Arnold, 86, of Beatrice went to be with God on February 15, 2018. She was born on July 24, 1931 at Tobias. Their family moved to Beatrice when she was a child. Betty graduated from Beatrice High School in 1949. She was married to Lloyd Churchill who passed away shortly after. […]

Lawrence L. Riley ( February 15, 2018 )

Lawrence L. Riley, 72 years of age, of Beatrice, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center in Beatrice. He was born on May 21, 1945 in Boone, Iowa to Otto and Gladys (Conrad) Riley. Lawrence’s passion was helping others and always being on the go. He was a maintenance […]

Bernice R. Carstens ( February 14, 2018 )

Bernice R. Carstens, 94 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Beatrice Community Hospital Tuesday evening, February 13, 2018. She was born on November 17, 1923 in Burchard, NE to Carl and Lydia (Boehmer) Rinne. Bernice graduated from Beatrice High School in 1941, and attended Peru State Teachers College. She taught at a […]

Clarence H. Smith ( February 14, 2018 )

Clarence H. Smith 92 of Fairbury, NE. passed away February 13, 2018 at Gardenside LTC in Fairbury. He was born November 7, 1925 in Fairbury, NE. to Harold & Lucinda (Unger) Smith. Survivors are Sons: Larry & Sandra Smith of Jansen, Richard Smith of Fairbury, Ronald & Debra Smith of Lincoln, 13 Grandchildren, 20 Great […]

John Francis Hetherington ( February 14, 2018 )

Nearly 61 years ago, Jean and Louis Hetherington of Beatrice, Nebraska were blessed with the birth of their fourth child, John Francis Hetherington. Diagnosed with Down syndrome shortly after birth, doctors said John probably wouldn’t live much beyond his 16th birthday. On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, just 38 days short of his 61st birthday, John […]

Lucille Zabokrtsky ( February 14, 2018 )

Lucille Zabokrtsky, 79, Washington, died Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Centennial Homestead Nursing Home, Washington. Visitation: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 1 until 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Graveside Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 15, at Washington City Cemetery, Washington. Lucille was […]

Malcolm “Mac” Miller ( February 13, 2018 )

Malcolm “Mac” Miller, 60, of Douglas passed away suddenly at the NE Heart Institute in Lincoln on Sunday, February 11, 2018. He was born May 22, 1957 at Lancaster, Ohio to Leo Thomas and Mary Lou Miller. He grew up in Logan, Ohio and graduated from Logan High School in 1975. After graduating, he worked […]

Donald R. Morrison ( February 12, 2018 )

Donald R. Morrison, 69, of Beatrice in Lincoln on Sunday, February 11, 2018. He was born April 25, 1948 at Clarinda, IA and graduated from Ft. Lupton, CO in 1967. He had a 22 year military career in the Army serving in Vietnam and Korea. After his discharge, he attended electronic trade school and then […]