LaRena J.
10/09/1938 - 05/18/2019

LaRena J. "Rena" Spencer

LaRena June “Rena” Spencer, 80 of Beatrice, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, May 18, 2019 at her granddaughter’s home. She was born on October 6, 1938 at Mooreland, OK and graduated from Mooreland High School. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bethany College in Bethany, OK and her master’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She lived in Mooreland until 1... Read More

Elvera Mae Seeley
September 6, 1939 - May 17, 2019

Elvera Mae Seeley

Elvera M. Seeley, 79 years of age, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at her home near Adams Ne. She was born in 1939 in Tecumseh, Nebraska to Carl and Ida (Revis) Mischnick. In 1944, Elvera moved to the farm west of Adams where she lived for most of her life. After graduating from Adams High school, she earned a diploma from the National Business Institute and worked for Nebraska Hardware Mutual In... Read More

Sharon V. Apking

Sharon Vey Anderson was born to E. Jerome & Blanche (Lapcheska) Anderson in Edinburg, Texas on July 14, 1934.  Her parents divorced when she was two and she came to Nebraska with her mother. Until she was four, she lived with her aunt and uncle, Pearl and Mervil Elward, on a farm near Strang.  At that time her mother married Everett Willert, then superintendent of schools in Bruning. The fam... Read More

Evelyn May (Sparks) Camp

Evelyn May (Sparks) Camp, 98 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation. She was born near Hoag on February 27, 1921 to Alvin and Edith (Gordon) Sparks. Evelyn grew up on the farm and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1939. She was a telephone operator during the war and worked 20 years at the Beatrice State Home in the dining room. Evel... Read More

Velma L. Koch
12/07/1920 - 05/16/2019

Velma L. Koch

Velma Louise Sophia Kolling was born to Henry and Katharina nee (Maschmann) Kolling on the family home near Ruskin, Nebraska, on December 7, 1920. She was baptized into the Christian faith on December 10, 1920 Pastor P.E. Lehmann. The following were her baptismal verses written in German on her baptismal certificate.  2 Thessalonians 3:16 "Now the Lord of peace always by all means, The Lord be wi... Read More

Harlan J. Rickers
June 27, 1958 - May 15, 2019

Harlan J. Rickers

Harlan John Rickers was born on June 27, 1958, to Irvin and Matilda (Meints) Rickers at the Lutheran Hospital in Beatrice, Nebraska. He lived with his parents on the family Dairy Farm south of Wymore, Nebraska during his childhood and remained living on the same farm his entire life. While he was growing up, Harlan and his brother, Gene, had the honor and privilege to have their grandparents, John... Read More

Virgie M. Abrams

Virgie M. Abrams, 93, of Wilber formerly of Beatrice, died at the Wilber Care Center Tuesday night, May 14, 2019. She was born March 20, 1926 at Blue Springs, NE and attended Union Center School.   She moved with her family to Wymore and attended Wymore Public School.  She married Roy Abrams on September 28, 1943 at Marysville, KS.  They lived in Wymore for several years and in Missouri for tw... Read More

Christopher Darrian Wolf
April 12, 1971 - May 14, 2019

Christopher Darrian Wolf

Christopher Darrian Wolf, 48 years of age, of Beatrice passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center in Beatrice. He was born on April 12, 1971 in Beatrice to Tom and Trish (Wallace) Wolf. As a child, Chris enjoyed Vacation Bible School, church camp, softball and bowling. As an adult, he enjoyed motorcyles until he got hurt and couldn’t ride anym... Read More

Neil C. Peterson
04/24/1935 - 05/14/2019

Neil C. Peterson

Neil C. Peterson, 84, of Beatrice, Neb., formerly of Marysville, Kan., died May 14, 2019 at Beatrice. Visitation: Thursday, May 16, from 1 to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary. Funeral: 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 17, at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church in Marysville. Burial: Memorial Cemetery, Fremont, Nebraska. Arrangements by Kinsley Mortuary www.kinsleymortuary.com... Read More

John W. Shaw
April 18, 1951 - May 11, 2019

John W. Shaw

John W. Shaw, 68, of Hanover, Kan., died May 11, 2019 at the Washington County Hospital in Washington, Kan. Visitation will be Thursday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hanover Mortuary in Hanover. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Graveside funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, May 17 at the Hanover City Cemetery. Father Joseph Kieffer will officiate. The ... Read More