Harold L. Bledsaw
March 3, 1927 - December 12, 2018

Harold L. Bledsaw

Harold L. Bledsaw, 91, of Beatrice died at Beatrice Good Samaritan on December 12, 2018. He was born March 3, 1927 at Beatrice and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1945.  He married Kathryn Grell on June 29, 1949 at Marysville, KS.  He worked for the Beatrice (Steinmeyer) Beverage Company as a deliveryman and then for Martz Distributing until retirement.  He was a member of St. Joseph Cat... Read More

Bill Lovell, Sr.
May 1, 1941 - December 11, 2018

Bill Lovell, Sr.

Bill Lovell, Sr. age 77, of Wymore, passed away on December 11, 2018 at the Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center. He was born on May 1, 1941 in Clifton, Illinois to Howard and Birdie (Mullins) Lovell. He and Jeannie Morgan were united in marriage on October 23, 1961 in Clayton, New Mexico, and from this union, 5 children were born: Naylor, Bill Jr., Joseph, Rose Marie, and Lisa. The famil... Read More

Marie L. Bartels
February 21, 1937 - December 10, 2018

Marie L. Bartels

Marie L. Bartels of Pickrell went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 10, 2018. She was born in rural Pickrell on February 21, 1937 to P.T. and Sophia (Remmers) Hofeling. She was a 1956 graduate of Adams High School and furthered her education at Dana College. On December 7, 1958 she was united in marriage to Merlan S. Pieper of Burr, Nebraska. Together they owned the General Store in Bur... Read More

Keith W. Knoche
March 30, 1932 - December 9, 2018

Keith W. Knoche

Keith Warren Knoche, 86 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at Beatrice Health and Rehab Sunday evening, December 9, 2018. He was born on March 30, 1932 in Filley, NE to Everett and Blanche (Hadley) Knoche Sr. He lived his early years on family farms near Filley and Virginia, NE where farming became his lifelong interest. Keith was a 1951 graduate of the Beatrice High School where he played vars... Read More

Douglas Greenwood
September 18, 1945 - 12/9/2018

Douglas Greenwood

Douglas Allen Greenwood, 73, Beatrice, NE died Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. He was born September 18, 1945 in Geneva, NE.  He graduated from Chadron High School in 1963 and served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1967 during the Vietnam War.  Doug married Carol Lehman May 14, 1976 at St. John Lutheran Church in Beatrice.  He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, coffee wi... Read More

Luann Avery (Kinseth) Hohbein
December 17, 1928 - December 8, 2018

Luann Avery (Kinseth) Hohbein

Luann Avery (Kinseth) Hohbein, 89 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center. She was born on December 17, 1928 in Belmond, Iowa to Ray and Mardel (Avery) Kinseth. Luann lived with her Avery grandparents after her mother died when she was 3 years old. She attended school in Iowa until they moved to Beatrice during the War in No... Read More

Donald H Zarybnicky
9/29/1930 - 12/6/2018

Donald H Zarybnicky

Donald H. Zarybnicky, age 88, Odell, passed away December 6, 2018 at the Nebraska Heart Institute in Lincoln. He was born on the family farm in Odell, September 29, 1930 to Frank and Mary (Prebyl) Zarybnicky. Don was baptized, made his first communion, was confirmed and a life-long member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Odell. Don was married to Barbara Peperkorn on August 21, 1965, in Gilea... Read More

Peggy M. Tennant
June 21, 1954 - December 5, 2018

Peggy M. Tennant

Peggy M. Tennant, 64, of Beatrice passed away at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, KS on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. She was born June 21, 1954 to Leonard and Marcella Gerrard Grabher in Beatrice. She graduated from Beatrice High School in 1972 and then attended Fairbury Jr. College. She married Brad Tennant on July 21, 1982 at Centenary United Methodist Church of Beatrice. She worked ... Read More

Russell R. Zimmerman
July 2, 1925 - December 5, 2018

Russell R. Zimmerman

Russell R. Zimmerman, 93, of DeWitt passed away at the Beatrice Health and Rehab Center on Wednesday evening, December 5, 2018. Russell was born July 2, 1925 to Harry E. and Emma K. (Lewien) Zimmerman, five miles north-west of DeWitt. He was baptized and joined the Zion Evangelical Church at an early age, which was located seven miles west of DeWitt. Russell attended DeWitt High School, graduating... Read More

Caroline M. Youngs

Caroline M. Youngs, 61 of Fairbury, NE passed away December 3, 2018 in Fairbury. She was born July 2, 1957 to Harvey & Phillis (Wolfe) Hardesty in Fairbury. Cremation has taken place and there are no services scheduled at this time. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements. ... Read More