Obituaries 

Larry E. Spier
Larry E. Spier

Larry E. Spier, age 76 passed away at the Central Nebraska Veteran’s Home in Kearney on July 8, 2019.

Marcella Ann "Marcy" Bonertz

Marcella Ann "Marcy" Bonertz

Marcella Ann “Marcy” Bonertz, 65, of Swanton entered into eternal rest on July 13, 2019 at the Crete Area Me dical Center. She was born on July 25, 1953 in Fordyce, NE to Stephen and Margaret (Schieffer) Wuebben. Marcy grew up on a dairy farm

David Dean Hite

David Dean Hite

David Dean Hite, 89 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. He was born on July 26, 1929 in Uhrichsville, Ohio to Victor and Martha (Hicks) Hite. David worked at Rubbermaid in Ohio for 31 y

Rev. Edwin "Ed" Siegried Roleder

Rev. Edwin "Ed" Siegried Roleder

Rev. Edwin "Ed" Siegfried Roleder, 89, of Lincoln, Nebraska was born on March 23, 1930, to Emil and Selma (Schmidt) Roleder at Vegreville, Alberta, Canada and was the youngest of five children. He was baptized May 5th, 1930 and confirmed on April 2, 1944.

Vivian Marie Bonham

Vivian Marie Bonham

Vivian Marie Bonham, 93, of Beatrice, NE, answered her Lord’s call on Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Society. She was born November 22, 1925 at the Mennonite Hospital in Beatrice. Vivian graduated from Beatrice High School in th

Doris June Vorderstrasse

Doris June Vorderstrasse

Doris June Vorderstrasse, 92, of Papillion, NE died at Hillcrest Grand Lodge Country Estates in Papillion on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. She was born August 13, 1926 at Holmesville, NE.

Helen A. Nord

Helen A. Nord

Helen A. (Lewis) Nord was born on February 10, 1928, to Walter and Clara Belle (Stanton) Lewis, and passed away on July 2, 2019. Helen was born in Washington, Kansas, and graduated from Washington Rural High School. Following high school, Helen was employ

Ernest J. Parde

Ernest J. Parde

Ernest J. Parde, 86, of Beatrice died at the Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center on Monday, July 1, 2019. He was born September 12, 1932 at rural Pickrell and was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church of rural Pickrell.

Ruth L. Balke

Ruth L. Balke

Ruth Lillian Balke, 84 of Falls City, Nebraska was born July 20, 1934, in Beatrice, Nebraska to the late Harm and Ahlke Helene (Cramer) Ewers. She was raised on a farm in the rural Pickrell and Cortland area and was baptized, confirmed and married at Chri

Peggy Jo Nickels

Peggy Jo Nickels

Peggy Jo Nickels, 57 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln. She was born on December 12, 1961 in Beatrice to Jerry and Ellen (Diekman) Nickels. Peggy graduated from Beatrice High School and enj

Alma A. Spier

Alma A. Spier

Alma A. Spier, 83 years of age passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019. She was born on January 2, 1936 near Blue Springs, NE

John (Sam) Johnson

John (Sam) Johnson

John (Sam) Johnson, 93, of Fairbury, passed away June 25, 2019 at his home. He was born September 25, 1925 to Guy & Leona (McFarland) Johnson in Mahaska, KS.Survivors are daughters Judy Schmohr of Lincoln, Sherrie Johnson & Sandy (James) Bulin all of Fair

Bob G. James, Sr.

Bob G. James, Sr.

Bob G. James, Sr., age 88 of Wymore passed away peacefully on June 22, 2019 at the Whispering Winds Cottage in Beatrice.

Larry E. Craig

Larry E. Craig

Larry E. Craig, 71 years of age, of Wymore passed away at the Crestview Nursing home in Seneca, KS Sunday morning, June 23, 2019. He was born on September 12, 1947 in Odell, NE to Enis “Slim” and Thelma (Creek) Craig. He lived in Wymore most o

Lynn R. Wesley

Lynn R. Wesley

Lynn R. Wesley, 58 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at her home Saturday morning, June 22, 2019. She was born on September 16, 1960 in Denver, CO to Warren and Ruth (Fielder) Rhoden. She had been employed in the maintenance department at Good Samarit

Louis Goossen

Louis Goossen

Louis Goossen, 100 years of age, of Beatrice passed away peacefully at Beatrice Community Hospital Tuesday, June 25, 2019. He was born April 19, 1919 in Beatrice to Gerhard and Catherine (Thimm) Goossen and was a 1936 graduate of Beatrice High School. Lou

Richard E. "Dick" Wade

Richard E. "Dick" Wade

Richard E. “Dick” Wade, 77, of Beatrice, passed away Saturday morning, June 22, 2019 at Beatrice Health and Rehab. He was born on June 16, 1942 in Beatrice to Clarence and Gladys Wade. Dick graduated from Beatrice High School and then enlisted