Announcements

Harold Buchholz

Wherry Mortuary of Tecumseh

Rural Table Rock, NE

Harold Edward Otto Buchholz, 92, of rural Table Rock, passed away April 12, 2014 at Belle Terrace in Tecumseh, NE. He was born to Henry and Louise (Sodman) Buchholz on Feb. 8, 1922 on the family farm near Table Rock, NE. He was one of three children. Harold was baptized March 5, 1922 and confirmed Nov. 1, 1936 at the St. James Lutheran (Long Branch) Church, rura


C.F. "Jim" Kleine

Hemmingsen Funeral Home, Auburn

Auburn, NE

C.F. “Jim” Kleine, age 81, of Auburn, passed away Friday, April 11, at Tabitha Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln. Survivors include his wife Pat of Auburn; children and spouses Jim and Carole Kleine of Elwood, NE;


Helen Ann Marten

Kufahl Funeral Home in Wheaton

Wheaton , KS

  Helen Ann Marten, 89, of Wheaton, Kansas, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Medical Center in Topeka, as a result of a stroke. She was a life-long member of the area.

Helen was born August 23, 1924, in Camero


Vernon Gatz

Dorr and Clark Funeral Home, Falls City

Falls City, NE

 Vernon Gatz, 87, of Falls City, NE, passed away April 11, 2014. He was born on January 18, 1927 to William Thomas and Esther Sophia Pribbeno Gatz on the family farm northeast of Falls City in a room with a small wood burning stove fired up just for the occasion.

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Alvin Wilson

Arensberg-Pruett

Atchison, KS

Alvin Wilson, 65, Atchison, Kansas died Friday April 11, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral services will be Monday, April 14, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home with Rev. Lee Hendon officiating.  Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to services at th


Roger Keith Vaughan

Becker-Dyer-Stanton

Atchison, KS

Roger “ Keith” Vaughan, 66, of Effingham, KS died Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Medicalodge of Holton, Kansas. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm on Monday, April 14th, 2014 at the Cummings Christian Church  with burial in the Pardee Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 pm on Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at the Becker Cha


Anna Marie "Anne" Hanshaw

Becker-Dyer-Stanton

Atchison,

Anna Marie “Anne” (Bilderback) Hanshaw, 67 of Atchison passed away Wednesday April 9, 2014 at her home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM on Monday April 14, 2014 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Atchison, KS with Abbot Barnabus Senecal OSB as celebrant. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison, KS. A paris


Mildred Lynn

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Holton , KS

Mildred Lynn, 106, of Holton, Kansas, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Medicalodges in Holton with her niece by her side. She was born January 16, 1908 in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Hubert and Emma Powers Sewell. Mildred grew up in the Fairview community and was baptized at the Church of the Brethren in G


Howard Leederman

Dorr & Clark Funeral Home of Falls City

Falls City , NE

 NAME:                  Howard Leederman                        AGE:   82              ADDRESS:      Falls City, NE DATE & PLACE OF DEATH:  Ap


Francis J. Turley

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Holton, KS

Francis J. Turley, 94, of Holton, KS passed away April 10, 2014 at Crestview Manor in Seneca. He was born June 21, 1919 in Soldier, KS the son of Jesse and Helen (McCann) Turley. Francis graduated from Ellis High School in 1939. He proudly served in the United States Army during WWII; earning American Defense Medal


George “Dallas” Coleman

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Denison, KS

George “Dallas” Coleman, 89, of Denison, KS passed away April 10, 2014 at Holton Community Hospital. He was born November 23, 1924 in rural Denison, KS the son of Loyd Everett and Flossie Elsie (Renfro) Coleman. Dallas graduated from Denison High School in 1942. After high school he proudly served in th


Thomas Loftus Gray

Becker-Dyer-Stanton

Atchison, KS

Thomas Loftus Gray, 97, of Atchison, KS died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Atchison Medicalodge.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at St. Louis Church, Good Intent with Fr. Benjamin Tremmel, OSB as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Louis Cemetery.  Prayer service will begin at 6:30 pm on Friday,


Nicholas Wayne Ploeger

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

Robinson , KS

Nicholas Wayne Ploeger, 21, of Robinson, died Sunday, April 6, 2014.

He was born March 2, 1993, at Hiawatha, the son of Michael Ploeger and Dona (Davis) Ploeger.  Nick was a gentle, kind, giving and loving soul who loved animals, cooking, his family and friends.  He obtained a love for his


Anne Crook Muzyka

Dorr & Clark Funeral Home of Falls City

Plano , TX

 Anne Crook Muzyka, 72, of Plano, Texas, peacefully passed away April 8, 2014.   Anne is survived by her daughter Cindy Hazelbaker and her husband Doug, and their children Cory and Kyle of Plano, Texas, her son Bob Muzyka and his wife Amy, and their children Kelly and Ally of Lubbock, Texas, and her


Richard Iliff

Wherry Mortuary, Humboldt

Humboldt, NE

Richard Iliff, age 87, of Humboldt, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, at the Colonial Acres Nursing Home in Humboldt. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, at The Wherry Mortuary in Humboldt, wit


Dewey Franklin Pyle,

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

Rural Morrill , KS

Dewey Franklin Pyle, 86, died Wednesday morning, April 9, 2014 at his rural home near Morrill, KS with his family by his bedside.  He is survived by his wife, Donna Jean (Futscher), who he had celebrated a 61st wedding anniversary with 4 days before on April 5th.  He is also survived by three sons, Gary,


Jed Cluck

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland

rural Highland , KS

  Jed Wayne Cluck, 71, of rural Highland, Kansas, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at his home. Jed was born February 15, 1943, at St. Joseph, Missouri, one of seven children born to Harvey and


Rita M. Speers

Dorr and Clark, Falls City

Falls City, NE

Rita M. Speers, age 82, of Falls City, died Tuesday, April 8. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Falls City. Inerment will be in the Sts. Peter and Paul Ca


Evelyn Earlene Gore

Arensberg-Pruett

Atchison, KS

Evelyn Earlene Nottingham Gore, 98, of Atchison, Kansas, passed away on April 7, 2014, at Vintage Park in Atchison.

Funeral Services will be Sunday, April 13, 2014, at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of the Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home, with Rev. Nancy J Kollhoff officiating. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to services. Memorial Contri


George Widner

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton

formerly of Holton , KS

George Elgin Widner, 88, formerly of Holton KS, passed away at the Crestview Nursing Home in Seneca, KS on April 8, 2014.  He was born in Valencia in Wabaunsee County on June 25, 1925 to Leslie Elgin and Elizabeth Cooper Widner, the oldest of four children: his siblings were Neil, O. Leslie & Beverly.  The family moved to La Junta, CO during the depression for two years while his