obituaries

Erma Johnson ( January 22, 2017 )

Erma J. Johnson, 88, of DeWitt died Sunday morning, January 22, 2017 at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center. She was born on November 10, 1928 at Beatrice and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1945.  She attended and graduated from the Nebraska Business Institute in Lincoln in 1946.  She was employed at Store Kraft Manufacturing […]

Josh Newman ( January 22, 2017 )

Josh Newman, 28, of Beatrice, died Saturday, January 21, 2017 at his home. He was born on Thanksgiving Day November 24, 1988 at Beatrice and grew up in Odell.  He was baptized at St. John Lutheran Church of Beatrice and worked with his dad at Harm’s Trucking Inc., and previously at Jet Racing and Auto […]

Dorothy L. Neu ( January 22, 2017 )

Dorothy L. Neu (October 1, 1922 – January 21, 2017)   Dorothy L. Neu, 94, of Washington, KS, died January 21, 2017, at Cambridge Place in Marysville. Visitation will be Tuesday, from noon until 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Washington. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service […]

Ilene M. Saathoff ( January 17, 2017 )

Ilene M. Saathoff, 91, of Sterling, died at Gold Crest Retirement Center in Adams on Monday, January 16, 2017. She was born on August 8, 1925 at Burr and was baptized at Hope Lutheran Church of Burr.  She attended Pleasant Hill Country School.  She was confirmed at Luther Memorial Church of Syracuse.   She married Carl […]

Kent “Buzz” Criner ( January 16, 2017 )

Kent “Buzz” Criner 78 of Fairbury, NE. passed away January 15, 2017 in Fairbury. He was born February 10, 1938 at Fairbury, NE. to Ivan & Wilma (Skillin) Criner. He was an Army Veteran. Survivors are Wife: Mary Criner of Fairbury, Son: Scott & Christine Criner of Fairbury, Daughter: Kim Criner of Fairbury, 3 Grandchildren, […]

Vernon D. Klaus ( January 16, 2017 )

Vernon D. Klaus 83 of Fairbury, NE. passed away January 16, 2017 at Cedarwood Assisted Living care in Fairbury. He was born November 1, 1933 near Bremen, KS. to Martin & Paula (Duensing) Klaus. He was baptized, confirmed, and attended school through 8th grade at Bethlehem Lutheran Church near Bremen. On March 11, 1956 Vern […]

Margot Korslund ( January 16, 2017 )

Margot Maria Korslund, 88, Beatrice died Monday, January 16, 2017 at her home. Memorial services are pending at Harman-Wright Mortuary Chapel in Beatrice.  A guestbook is available online at www.harmanwrightmortuary.com Harman-Wright Mortuary & Crematory, Beatrice in charge of arrangements.

Albert A. Siefkes ( January 16, 2017 )

Albert A. Siefkes, 94 of Adams, died at the Goldcrest Retirement Center in Adams on Sunday, January 15, 2017.  He was born May 24, 1922 at rural Filley and graduated from Filley High School.  He married Anna Ideus on December 15, 1946 at Zion Lutheran Church of rural Pickrell and they lived and farmed in […]

Robert D. Flagle ( January 16, 2017 )

Robert D. Flagle, 61, of Gilead, NE, passed away January 11, 2017 in Lincoln.  He was born September 20, 1955 to Dale and Beverly (Spradling) Flagle in Fairbury. Survivors are wife Mary, of Gilead, and daughters Jessica & Erin Flagle, both of Lincoln. Preceded in death by his parents and brother Dennis. Services will be […]

Linda Tart ( January 16, 2017 )

Linda Kay Tart, 72, Beatrice died Friday, January 14, 2017 at her home.  She was born October 5, 1944 in Odell, NE.  Linda was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and the Beatrice Boat and Campers Club since 1962.  She enjoyed gardening, flowers, birds, butterflies, tubing, camping all summer and the water especially the […]