obituaries

Mildred M. Kotas ( March 29, 2017 )

Mildred Maxine Cacek Stephens Kotas was born September 21, 1930 to Charles and Anna Dvorak Cacek at Odell, Nebraska. She graduated from Odell High School in 1947. She was baptized in the Diller Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher, and was later a member of the Fairbury Methodist Church. She married Wayne […]

James Michael Rector ( March 29, 2017 )

James Michael Rector, 70 years of age, of Lincoln, formerly of Beatrice passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln. He was born on July 7, 1946 in Beatrice to L. Vance and Della C. (Jurgens) Rector. Jim was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Beatrice and […]

Charles R. Prellwitz ( March 29, 2017 )

Charles R. Prellwitz, age 69 of Wymore passed away on March 28, 2017. He was born in Glenwood Springs, Colorado on June 5, 1947 to Frank “Fritz” and Vola (Roskilly) Prellwitz. Charles joined the United States Army at the age of 19 and served his country for over 20 years. He retired as Sergeant First […]

Josephine (Ideus) Eden ( March 28, 2017 )

Josephine (Ideus) Eden, 81 years of age, of Beatrice passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, March 27, 2017. She was born on October 1, 1935 at Cortland, NE to Jesse and Fannie (Waltke) Jurgens. She attended Beatrice Public Schools, and later earned her GED. Josephine and Melvin Ideus were married on April 10, […]

Billy L. Cordry ( March 28, 2017 )

Billy L. Cordry, 79 of Fairbury, NE, passed away March 27, 2017 at Bryan Health – West in Lincoln. He was born March 27, 1938 to Harold B. and Eileen (Simpson) Cordry in Decker, IN. He was a Marine Veteran. Survivors are daughters Billie (Edward) Filipi of Wilber, Connie (Donovan) Fox of Fairbury, Donna Shelton […]

Raymond L. Woerner ( March 27, 2017 )

Raymond L. Woerner, 93, Linn, died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Visitation is Wednesday, March 29, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the Ward Funeral Home in Linn with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7. A funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the […]

Warda E. Argo ( March 25, 2017 )

Warda E. Argo, 99, of Marysville, KS, died March 24, 2017 at Cambridge Place in Marysville. Visitation will be Monday, March 27, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. before the funeral service at the United Methodist Church in Oketo. […]

Raymond W. Bangert ( March 24, 2017 )

Raymond W. Bangert, 93 years of age, of Jefferson City, Missouri, formerly of Harbine passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Villa Marie in Jefferson City, Missouri. He was born on May 10, 1923 near Guide Rock to Henry and Marie (Seeman) Bangert. Raymond completed basic training with the United States Army in 1945 […]

Ruth E. (Backer) Meyer ( March 23, 2017 )

Ruth E. (Backer) Meyer, 90 years of age, of Beatrice, formerly of Plymouth passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. She was born on June 7, 1926 near Alexandria to John and Iona (Cane) Backer. Ruth grew up 1 mile north of Alexandria. She graduated from Alexandria High School […]

Lucille G. Novotny ( March 23, 2017 )

Lucille G. Novotny, 100, of Marysville, KS died at the Marysville Community Hospital on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. She was born on November 18, 1916 at rural Barneston and graduated from Barneston High School in 1935. She married Orval Novotny on April 6, 1938 at Marysville and they lived and farmed near Oketo. She also […]