obituaries

Joan M. Kunde ( June 21, 2017 )

Joan M. Kunde 76, of Beatrice passed away at her home on Wednesday June 21, 2017 after a courageous eight year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born September 8, 1940 at Fairbury. She graduated from Endicott High School in 1958 and Peru State College in 1962. She married Richard Kunde on May 30, 1964 […]

Dorothy H. Vorderstrasse ( June 20, 2017 )

Dorothy H. Vorderstrasse, 96, of Beatrice, NE, formerly of Fairbury, passed away on June 19, 2017 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. She was born to Henry and Ella (Dirks) Hohensee on April 1, 1921 in Pomeroy, IA. She was baptized on May 15, 1921. Her family moved to Western, NE, where she attended school at […]

Ronald Overbeck ( June 20, 2017 )

Ronald A. Overbeck, 75, of Beatrice, died Monday, June 19, 2017 at a Lincoln hospital. He was born on October 20, 1941 at Beatrice. He graduated from Beatrice High School in 1959 and attended the Lincoln School of Commerce in 1962. He married Arlene Schmidt October 24, 1965 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Beatrice. […]

Della May (Little) Bartels ( June 20, 2017 )

Della May (Little) Bartels, 87 years of age, of Beatrice, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at her home. She was born on March 9, 1930 in Crab Orchard to Val and May (Hammond) Little. Della attended Crab Orchard High School. Della worked several places including the Busy Bee Café and Campbell Soup Company. Della […]

Arlo W. Koch ( June 19, 2017 )

Arlo W. Koch, 94 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Beatrice Community Hospital Monday morning, June 19, 2017. He was born on December 16, 1922 near Wymore, NE to Otto and Blanche (Craven) Koch. Arlo and Lorraine Hockemeier were married on November 13, 1949 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He farmed and lived […]

Karen G. Higgins ( June 19, 2017 )

Karen G. Higgins, 67 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln Saturday morning, June 17, 2017. She was born on February 6, 1950 in Beatrice to Ernest and Fern (Swanson) Sebby. She was a 1968 graduate of Beatrice High School and lived in Beatrice her entire […]

Elsie K. Heath ( June 18, 2017 )

Elsie K. Heath, 94, of Marysville, KS, died June 17, 2017 at Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June […]

Karen L. Nutsch ( June 16, 2017 )

Karen Nutsch, 58, Washington, formerly of Haddam, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Salina. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 18 at Ward Funeral Home in Washington. And from 9 a.m. until service time on Monday. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 19, at Ward Funeral […]

Fredric S. Gakle ( June 15, 2017 )

Fredric S. Gakle, 85 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Beatrice Community Hospital Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017. He was born on March 17, 1932 in Sabetha, KS to Henry and Helen (Stowell) Gakle, and was a 1950 graduate of Norfolk High School, Norfolk, NE. Fred served his country in the United […]

Jane E. McNeal ( June 15, 2017 )

Jane E. McNeal, age 95 of Wymore passed away on June 14, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Center in Beatrice. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 26, 1921 to Andrew and Jennie (Erskine) Riehm. She attended school at Atlantic City Friends School for 7 years and was a graduate of Atlantic City High […]