obituaries

Olinda Strifler ( August 21, 2018 )

Olinda M. Strifler, 95, of Marysville, Kan., died August 20, 2018 at Cambridge Place in Marysville. Visitation will be Friday, August 24 from 3 p.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 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 25 […]

Marjorie J. Strayer ( August 17, 2018 )

Marjorie Jean Strayer passed away Aug. 17 at Gardenside Long Term Care in Fairbury. She was a resident of  Cedarwood Assisted Living in  Fairbury.She was born Nov. 18, 1926 on a farm near Mahaska Kan., the oldest daughter of James and Wilma (Lobaugh) Spradling. She attended Stephens and Bell rural schools and graduated from Mahaska  […]

Roger F. Eskra ( August 16, 2018 )

Roger F. Eskra, 82, of Beatrice, died Monday evening, August 13, 2018 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. He was born on December 7, 1935 at Owatonna, MN and graduated from Preston High School.  He married Gayle Roelofs on October 4, 1953 at Greenleafton Reformed Church of Preston.  He served in the 101st Unit of the […]

Donna R. Knoche ( August 15, 2018 )

Donna R. Knoche, 89 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center Wednesday morning, August 15, 2018. She was born on March 11, 1929 in Crab Orchard, NE to Charles and Ida (Vokach) Kunc. Donna obtained her bachelor’s degree in education and a masters degree in special education from the […]

Richard L. Schoenrock ( August 14, 2018 )

Richard Lee Schoenrock was born July 16, 1929 in Fairbury, NE and passed away on August 13, 2018.  He was the only child born to Julius and Leva (Witt) Schoenrock. He attended grade school in rural Jefferson County and graduated from Fairbury Highschool in 1947.  On April 9, 1950 he married Helen Eilts.  Richard was […]

Wendell L. Garrett ( August 8, 2018 )

Wendell Lee Garrett was born November 17, 1925 to William and Dottie (Compton) Garrett in Steele City, Nebraska. He was raised on the family farm and attended school in Steele City, graduating in 1943. After meeting at a dance in Endicott, and dating for 2 years, Wendell was married to Marian Psota on August 30, […]

Marjorie E. Howe ( August 7, 2018 )

Marjorie E. Howe, 93, of Beatrice died at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center on Monday, August 6, 2018. She was born April 10, 1925 at Wymore and graduated from Wymore High School.  She married Howard E. Kelly on September 11, 1946 in Clyde, KS and he died on June 14, 1981.  She married Roger Howe […]

Helen “Babe” Zach ( August 7, 2018 )

Helen “Babe” Zach, 90, of Wilber, joined her Heavenly Father on August 6. A bright star beloved by all who knew her, Babe was a woman full of life, humor, laughter, and wonderful great cheer. Born and raised in Wilber, Babe lived briefly in Lincoln where she worked for the utility companies but returned home […]

Clarice A. Siemsen ( August 7, 2018 )

Clarice Ann (Goebel) Siemsen, 82, or rural Fairbury, Nebraska, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Gardenside LTC in Fairbury.  She was born at the family farm in Jefferson County, Nebraska on December 24, 1935 to Paul & Alice (Pavlicek) Goebel. She attended grade school at District 44 and graduated from Fairbury High School in […]

Dorothy Helen Manes ( August 7, 2018 )

Dorothy Helen Manes, 90, of Beatrice died at her home on Saturday, August 4, 2018. She was born April 29, 1928 to Joseph and Hermine Pecka on a farm north of Wilber.  Having grown up during the depression years, she learned the skills her mother taught her of cooking, baking, canning and raising a big […]