Jeanette M. Schwisow
February 20, 1936 - FEbruary 22, 2018

Jeanette M. Schwisow

Jeanette M. Schwisow, 82, of Beatrice passed away at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday morning, February 22, 2018. She was born February 20, 1936 in Tobias She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church of Tobias. She was raised near Tobias and graduated from Tobias High School. She married Robert Schwisow on February 6, 1955 at Tobias and lived on a farm near Alex... Read More

Michael L. Rosekrans
July 6, 1961 - February 21, 2018

Michael L. Rosekrans

Michael L. Rosekrans, 56, of Sterling died at his home on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. He was born July 6, 1961 at Lincoln and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1979. He served in the United States Air Force for two years. He worked as a welder at Exmark and Husqvarna both of Beatrice and ACI in Auburn. Survivors include two daughters, Ashley Beetem and fiancé Justin Dubas and Taylo... Read More

Rodney Layman
10/18/1972 - 2/20/2018

Rodney Layman

Rodney L. Layman, 45, Beatrice, NE died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. He was born October 18, 1972 in Beatrice to Elbert “Turk” and Alice (Ames) Layman. He graduated from Beatrice High School in 1993. Rodney married Michelle Bartels in Beatrice on September 2, 2005. He worked for Filley Custom Powder Coating, then Husqvarna Lawn Care. He enjoyed fishing, and ... Read More

Betty J. Wendlandt
6/6/1929 - 2/19/2018

Betty J. Wendlandt

Betty J. Wendlandt 88 of Fairbury, NE. passed away February 19, 2018 at Gardenside LTC in Fairbury. She was born June 6, 1929 in Norfolk, NE. Services will be Friday February 23, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Charles Schmidt officiating. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery – Fairbury, NE. Memorials to the family’s choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge... Read More

Larry L. Lotter
June 25, 1937 - February 19, 2018

Larry L. Lotter

Larry Leon Lotter went to be with our Heavenly Father on February 19th, 2018. Larry was born June 25th, 1937 to Frank and Cora Lotter. He grew up in the Auburn area. On June 22, 1968 he was united into marriage to Lena (Rieken) Bohling. They later moved to the Beatrice area. Larry worked at Reinke Manufacturing in Hebron until he became disabled in 1986. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and woo... Read More

Joyce May (Post) Saathoff
February 19, 1936 - February 18, 2018

Joyce May (Post) Saathoff

Joyce May (Post) Saathoff, 81, of Beatrice died at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury on Sunday, February 18, 2018. She was born February 19, 1936 to Herschel and Jennie (Shores) Post at Martell. She attended various schools through the years. She graduated from Sterling High School in May of 1954. She married Ernie L. Saathoff on June 25, 1955. She was a homemaker for several years, doing ... Read More

Dennis D. Hestermann
September 13, 1942 - February 17, 2018

Dennis D. Hestermann

Dennis D. Hestermann, 75, of Sterling, entered into eternal rest Feb. 17, 2018 at Gold Crest Retirement Center of Adams. He was born September 13, 1942 at rural Sterling to Ben and Gertrude (Spielman) Hestermann. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church of rural Sterling. He graduated from Sterling High School in 1960. Dennis married Joyce Giesmann and to this union they were bles... Read More

Elvenor A. Pralle

Elvenor A. Pralle

Elvenor A. Pralle, 91, of Bremen, Kan., died February 15, 2018 at the Hanover Hospital in Hanover, Kan. Visitation will be Sunday, February 18, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 19 at Immanuel Lutheran Church (Hermansberg) north of Bremen. Burial will be in the church ... Read More

Edith B.
May 6, 1921 - February 14, 2018

Edith B. "Edie" Lenners

Edith B. “Edie” Lenners of Beatrice, NE, passed away at Samaritan Springs in Beatrice, NE, on February 14. 2018. Edith was born in Beatrice, NE, on May 6, 1932, to John P. and Emma (Siefkes) Fritzen. She married Virgil M. Lenners on July 5, 1953, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Edith attended Logan Center (rural school) and graduated from Filley High School in 1951. She was a 4-H club leader an... Read More

Betty Arnold
July 24, 1931 - February 15, 2018

Betty Arnold

Betty Ann Schafer Churchill Arnold, 86, of Beatrice went to be with God on February 15, 2018. She was born on July 24, 1931 at Tobias. Their family moved to Beatrice when she was a child. Betty graduated from Beatrice High School in 1949. She was married to Lloyd Churchill who passed away shortly after. She married Clifford Arnold on June 29, 1953 in Beatrice. They had two daughters Sue and ... Read More