obituaries

Sharon E. Wittler ( July 20, 2017 )

Sharon E. Wittler, 81 of Fairbury, NE, passed away July 19, 2017 at JCH&L in Fairbury. She was born December 24, 1935 in Fairbury to Ralph & Molly (Pavlicek) Gobel. Survivors are children Dr. Mark (P.J.) Wittler of Harrisburg, NE, Kevin (Lori) Wittler of Fairbury, Lori (Dave) Duensing of Spring TX, Tammy (Harlan) Husa of […]

Mildred G. Higgins ( July 19, 2017 )

Mildred G. Higgins, 97, of Beatrice died on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Beatrice Health and Rehab. She was born on September 25, 1919 at Verdon and was the fourth of six children. She graduated from Lewiston High School in 1936, attended Peru State Teachers College and taught school in Johnson County for five […]

Samuel “Sam” L. Ellwood ( July 18, 2017 )

Samuel L. “Sam” Ellwood, 88 years of age, of Peoria, Arizona and formerly of Macomb, Illinois passed away February 17, 2017 at his home. He was born on December 27, 1928 in Beatrice to Samuel and Ines (Mittan) Ellwood. Sam graduated from Beatrice High School in 1945. On May 14, 1948, Sam married the love […]

Chris R. Badman ( July 17, 2017 )

Chris R. Badman, age 47 of South Bend, Nebraska, formerly of DeWitt, passed away in a motorcycle accident on July 14, 2017. He was born on December 17, 1969 in Lincoln to Randall and Marjorie (Bergmeier) Badman. Chris was a 1988 graduate of Tri County High School and went on to earn a Bachelor’s of […]

Robert “Buck” Watts ( July 17, 2017 )

Robert “Buck” Watts, 80 years of age, of Beatrice, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Bryan Medical Center West in Lincoln. He was born on October 6, 1936 in Pawnee City to Ord and Evelyn (Kussman) Watts. Buck married Pamela Runge in Papillion. He spent the majority of his life building motors and transmissions, […]

Norma J. (Lloyd) Pedersen ( July 17, 2017 )

Norma J. (Lloyd) Pedersen, 83 years of age, of Beatrice, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Bryan Medical Center West in Lincoln. She was born on January 12, 1934 in Beatrice to Jess and Grace (Jurgens) Lloyd. Norma graduated from Beatrice High School before graduating as a Registered Nurse from Lincoln General Hospital in […]

Bobbie “Bob” L. Johnson ( July 13, 2017 )

Bobbie “Bob” L. Johnson, 79 years of age, of Harbine, passed away Wednesday July 12, 2017 at Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln. He was born on November 10, 1937 in Hurst-Bush, Illinois to Elmer and Clara (Prater) Johnson. After attending part of his senior year in high school, Bob served his country in the […]

Jimmie D. Kujath ( July 11, 2017 )

Jimmie D. Kujath, 76, formerly of Tyler, TX, passed away July 11, 2017 at his home in Fairbury, NE. He was born March 23, 1941 to Edward William & Doris (Simpson) Kujath at Fairbury. Survivors are son Matthew (Sherrie) Kujath of Yakima, WA, granddaughter Lily Kujath, brothers Stan (Barb) Kujath of Wymore, John Kujath of […]

Emily Lily Anna Siebenneicher ( July 11, 2017 )

Emily Lily Anna (Schardt) Siebenneicher 91, of rural Gilead, NE, passed away July 9, 2017 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born to Henry C. & Emilie (Albrecht) Schardt December 12, 1925 at home south of Carleton, NE. She was baptized and later confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, (Friedensau) NE. In 1965 she […]

Walter D. Coordsen ( July 11, 2017 )

Walter D. Coordsen, son of John and Edith (Bushong) Coordsen, was born November 11, 1940 in Fairbury, NE. He passed from this life on Monday, July 10, at the Blue Valley Lutheran Nursing Home in Hebron, NE at the age of 76. He attended school at the one room limestone school northeast of Gilead, NE […]