obituaries

Warren W. Ebbers ( August 31, 2016 )

Warren W. Ebbers, 92 years of age, of Adams, ME passed away at the Gold Crest Retirement Center in Adams Monday evening, August 29, 2016. He was born December 16, 1923 to John and Delia (Pietenpol) Ebbers near Cortland, NE. He attended Sunny Side School until 8th grade. On Januaary 6, 1952 he married Lila […]

Edward (Ed) A. Schoen ( August 30, 2016 )

Edward (Ed) A. Schoen, 68, of Adams died Tuesday, ­­­­­­­August 30, 2016 in his home after losing a hard fought battle against cancer. He was born on March 3, 1948 at the Beatrice Lutheran Hospital to Alfred and Geneva Frazier Schoen.  He was confirmed at the American Lutheran Church on April 7, 1963 in Adams […]

John V. Mencl ( August 29, 2016 )

John V. Mencl, 95, formerly of Virginia, Nebraska, passed away Sunday afternoon, August 28, 2016 at the Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation in Beatrice, NE. He was born on a farm southwest of Virginia on July 19, 1921. John graduated from Virginia High School in 1940, where he was an outstanding basketball player and was proud […]

Louis F. Dieckgraeff ( August 29, 2016 )

Louis Frederick Dieckgraeff, 93, of Fairbury, formerly of Cook, NE, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016 at the Gardenside Care Center in Fairbury.  He was born on August 12, 1923 near Talmage, NE to Louis and Helene Schneidewind Dieckgraeff.  He was baptized December 16, 1923 and confirmed on April 24, 1938.  Louis lived in Cook, […]

Herman F. Fox ( August 29, 2016 )

Herman F. Fox was born February 5, 1916 to Henry and Helena Fox on the family farm.  He graduated from Helvey High School on May 13, 1932.  Herman was married to Theola Wiggins on May 20, 1939.   They started in farming and then in 1959 Herman began working for Farmer’s CO-OP Oil and retired […]

Wayne A. Brinkmeyer ( August 27, 2016 )

Wayne A. Brinkmeyer, 68, of DeWitt, beloved husband, father and grandfather, and an agricultural leader in Gage County, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. He was born in Beatrice on April 15, 1948, the fourth child of Albert and Elsie (nee Siems) Brinkmeyer. He began his education at Mount Hope School Dist. #41 and […]

Ida R. “Bobbie” Hennings ( August 25, 2016 )

Ida Roberta “Bobbie” Hennings, 80, of Beatrice passed away on August 24, 2016 at Mosaic in Beatrice. She was born on July 22, 1936 in Omaha to Charles G. and Ida Marie (Sanquist) Hennings. Bobbie joined the Mosaic family in 1976. She enjoyed watching The Bold and the Beautiful and Dr. Phil; being “Mom” to […]

Loretta M. (Wiemers) Barber ( August 24, 2016 )

Loretta M. (Wiemers) Barber, 86 years of age, of Beatrice, formerly of Diller, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. She was born on March 21, 1930 in Odell to William and Lana (Lottman) Wiemers. Loretta graduated from Diller High School in 1947. She married Kenneth “Kenny” Barber on […]

( August 24, 2016 )

Dallas D. Speth, 78, of Steele City, NE, passed away August 22, 2016 at his home.  He was born to Oscar E. and Zelda M. (Payne) Speth on June 2, 1938 in Beatrice, NE. He is survived by son John Paul Speth of Steele City, daughters Kim (Doug) Lennemann of Orleans, NE, Becky Speth of […]

Carol J. Tebbutt ( August 23, 2016 )

Carol J. Tebbutt, 73, of Wymore passed away on August 23, 2016 at the Wymore Good Samaritan Center. She was born on May 2, 1943 in Beattie, Kansas to Ray and Hazel (Harris) Tebbutt. Carol was a 1961 graduate of Barneston High School. She worked in food service at Beatrice State Developmental Center in Beatrice […]