Obituaries 

Barbara "Bobby" Welch
Barbara "Bobby" Welch

Barbara “Bobby” Welch, 92 of Fairbury passed away September 13, 2019 at Cedarwood Assisted Living in Fairbury. She was born January 21, 1927 to Walter & Effie (Abbott) Sturm in Fairbury. Survivors are sons Bill (Laura) Welch of Fairbury and Ji

Glenna M. Oltman

Glenna M. Oltman

Glenna M. Oltman, 80 years of age, of Lincoln, NE passed away at the Bryan East Medical Center in Lincoln Tuesday morning, September 10, 2019. She was born on July 10, 1939 on a farm near DeWitt, NE to Emil and Eleanor (Chinnock) Klostermeier, and was a 1

Robert D. Butler

Robert D. Butler

Robert D. “Bob” Butler was born May 22, 1935 at Columbus, NE to parents Glen W. Butler & Dorothy (Aikins) Butler. Bob passed away at Heritage Care Center where he lived for three years. He received such loving care there. He passed September 9

Jesse J. Brewer

Jesse J. Brewer

Jesse J. Brewer, 44 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Beatrice Community Hospital Sunday morning, September 8, 2019. He was born on November 19, 1974 in Tampa, Florida to Don and Rita (Overby) Brewer. He graduated from Alexandria High School in

Naomi Spielman

Naomi Spielman

Naomi Spielman, 95 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at Beatrice Health and Rehab Saturday morning, September 7, 2019. She was born on May 14, 1924 at Cook, NE to Henry and Anna (Hesterman) Rosenthal. She moved with her parents to Beatrice in 1929 and

Wesley B. Dorn

Wesley B. Dorn

Wesley B. Dorn, 57, of Adams died September 8, 2019 as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born on June 1, 1962 in Beatrice to John H. and Leona E. (Schlake) Dorn. Wes graduated from Adams High School in 1980 and from the University of Nebraska C

Walter J. "Wally" Valasek Jr.

Walter J. "Wally" Valasek Jr.

Walter J. (Wally) Valasek Jr., 70 years of age, passed away at home, surrounded by his family on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Wally was born on October 13, 1948 in Spalding, NE to Walter J. (Sr) and Eva (Trausch) Valasek. He was the oldest of

Bonnie L. Jarchow

Bonnie L. Jarchow

Bonnie L. Jarchow, 81, of Fairbury, NE passed away September 3, 2019 in Fairbury. She was born March 22, 1938 to Harold & Letha (Staley) Harris in Fairbury. Survivors are daughter Becky (Duane) Wiese of Filley, NE, sons Greg (Rachelle) Jarchow of Deshler,

Ernest A. Wollenberg

Ernest A. Wollenberg

Ernest A. Wollenberg, 92 of Cedarwood Assisted Living, Fairbury Nebraska, passed away September 2, 2019 peacefully in his sleep. He was born May 8, 1927 to August and Sophie (Schroeder) Wollenberg at Hollenberg Kansas. Ernie attended Hanover Grade School

Treslyn M. Laflin

Treslyn M. Laflin

Treslyn M. Laflin, 25 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Friday afternoon, August 30, 2019. He was born on May 9, 1994 at St. Joseph, MO to John and Alycia (Glavin) Laflin. Treslyn grew up in Wymore

Gerald "Jerry" William Ballard

Gerald "Jerry" William Ballard

Ballard, Gerald William "Jerry" Minneapolis, Minneasota passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in Edina, Minnesota. He was born on March 26, 1925 in Beatrice to Frank and Mabel (Bateman) Ballard. He graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from the Un

Bonnie Bednar

Bonnie Bednar

Bonnie Marie Rhoads Bednar, 89, of Beatrice and Wymore was born to Harry and Mabel Rhoads in New Cambria, Kansas on November 9, 1929. She went to her heavenly home on August 31, 2019 with her loving family surrounding her. Bonnie lost her parents at an ea

Marlene L. Malchow

Marlene L. Malchow

Marlene L. Malchow, 82 years of age, passed away at Whispering Winds Care Center Thursday afternoon, August 29, 2019. She was born on August 26, 1937 at Fairbury, NE to Louis and Lena (Lucking) Drewes. She was a 1955 graduate of Plymouth High School. Marl

Joyce A. Shepek

Joyce A. Shepek

Joyce A. Shepek, 69, of Fairbury, died on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. She was born on April 6, 1950, to John & Bernice (Grubbs) Sorell. She was preceded in death by her son, deputy sheriff Jimmy Jon Shepek, in 2014, and her parents. Joyce is survived by h

Peggy Manning

Peggy Manning

Peggy A. Manning, 68, Greenleaf, died Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Washington County Hospital, Washington. Visitation will be at Washington Christian Church, Saturday, August 31st, at 10:00 am. The Celebration of Life service will follow at 11:00 a.m

William James "Bill" Loseman

William James "Bill" Loseman

William “Bill” James Loseman, 83 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Monday morning, August 26, 2019. He was born on January 9, 1936 at a farmhouse 8 ½ miles north of Washington, KS, to Joseph and Erma (Clapp) Loseman. Bill graduated

Anna Jobman

Anna Jobman

Anna Elizabeth (Johnsen) Jobman, 95, of Beatrice died Friday afternoon August 23, 2019 at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center. She was born on December 22, 1923 at Beatrice and baptized on January 24, 1924 and confirmed on April 2, 1939. She lived north of

Tony I. Layman

Tony I. Layman

Tony Ivan Layman Sr., 75, Beatrice, NE passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at his home. He was born September 2, 1943 in Tell City, IN to Henry and Katherine (Bowman) Layman. He attended Tell City High School. Tony married Helen on March 11, 1963 in Be

Joyce A. Zimmerman

Joyce A. Zimmerman

Joyce A. Zimmerman, 70, of Hastings passed away August 20, 2019 in Beatrice after a brief battle with cancer. She was born November 20, 1948 in Beatrice to Ruth (Maguire) and Jerome Johnson. She attended school in Beatrice.

Janice D. Vogt

Janice D. Vogt

Janice D. Vogt, 88, of Beatrice died on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at her home. She was born August 1, 1931 at Valparaiso and as a child moved to Beatrice where she graduated from Beatrice High School in 1948 and played the clarinet in the Beatrice School Ba

Pearl E. Hortman Bales

Pearl E. Hortman Bales

Pearl E. Hortman Bales, 84, of Beatrice died Saturday night, August 17, 2019 at her home. She was born on February 11, 1935 at Macon, Georgia.

Dean L. Doyle DDS

Dean L. Doyle DDS

Dean L. Doyle, DDS, 85 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 at Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center. He was born on April 4, 1934 in Odell to Harley and Minnie (Beveridge) Doyle. Dean graduated from Odell High School and