obituaries

Laura Krous ( September 25, 2017 )

Laura Dea Krous, 86, Beatrice, NE, died Friday, September 22, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March, 27, 1931 in Penokee, KS to William and Zola (Flynn) Rollins. She married Leo Krous May 28, 1949 in Litchfield, NE. Laura was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in […]

Sherri Svoboda ( September 25, 2017 )

Sherri Ann Svoboda, 61, Beatrice, NE, died Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. She was born July 24, 1956 in Beatrice to Sylvester and Joan (Tarvin) Svoboda. She worked for a while at BSDC. Sherri enjoyed taking pictures, loved her family and never knew a stranger. Survivors include her brother, Louis Svoboda […]

Joseph T. Goracke ( September 24, 2017 )

Joseph T. Goracke, 64, of rural Sterling, died Sunday morning, September 24, 2017 at his home following a battle with cancer. He was born on August 30, 1953 at Tecumseh and graduated from Sterling High School in 1971. He married Suzanne I. Wusk on September 22, 1973 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of St. Mary. […]

Jeanne (Reinert) Fox ( September 21, 2017 )

Jeanne M. Fox (Reinert), 56, of Omaha, died suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 in Omaha. God needed another angel. She was born on Feb. 16, 1961 in Atwood, Kan. and was the daughter of Vincent and Lorene Reinert. Jeanne attended schools in Beatrice and received her R.N. degree from the University of Nebraska Medical […]

Arline M. Acton ( September 20, 2017 )

Arline M. Acton, age 95 of Beatrice passed away on September 19, 2017 at the Homestead House in Beatrice. She was born in rural Barneston on July 17, 1922 to Julius and Mary (Hellmer) Stroemer. She was a graduate of Barneston High School. On May 24, 1944, Arline married Allen Acton in Marysville, Kansas. The […]

Laurie Lyn Bessler ( September 19, 2017 )

Laurie Lyn Wagner Day Bessler was born on August 6, 1960 in Fairbury, Nebraska to Jacob and Ruth (Meyer) Wagner of Belvidere, Nebraska.  She was joined by sister Barbara in 1961 and a set of twins sister Sally and brother Kelly in 1965.  She was baptized at St. John’s Lutheran Church on September 1960 at […]

Phyllis Jean (Winkle) Chance ( September 19, 2017 )

A memorial service for Phyllis Jean (Winkle) Chance, who passed away on Dec. 16, 2016, will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 1 pm at Pleasant View Cemetery near Pickrell with family and friends gathering afterward at the Black Crow Restaurant. Born in Beatrice, Nebraska, in 1928, to Milo and Wilma Winkle, Phyllis was […]

Michael W. Randolph ( September 18, 2017 )

Michael W. Randolph, 49 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at his home on Friday morning, September 15, 2017. He was born on July 30, 1968 in Mendota, Illinois to Bob and Doris (Payne) Randolph. He had worked in Lawn Care, and had attended the Salvation Army Church in Beatrice. Survivors include his wife […]

Helen T. Schoenrock ( September 16, 2017 )

Helen Theresa (Eilts) Schoenrock was born July 13, 1931 in Fairbury, NE to Bernard and Minnie (Kujath) Eilts. She passed away at Cedarwood Assisted Living on September 14, 2017 after a long illness. Helen is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Richard, her daughter, Cynthia and husband Frank Demers, and son, Raymond and […]

Ardene L. Bartlett ( September 15, 2017 )

Ardene L. Bartlett, 85 years of age, of Crete, formerly of Beatrice and Falls City passed away at the Crestview Care Center in Milford Thursday night, September 14, 2017. She was born on October 22, 1931 in Virginia, NE to Edward and Tillie (Krikava) Hubka, and was a 1949 graduate of Beatrice High School. Ardene […]