Eleanor (McMullen) Hill of Stella, Nebraska
July 22, 1931 - July 12, 2018

Eleanor (McMullen) Hill of Stella, Nebraska

Eleanor (McMullen) Hill, 86, formerly of Stella, Nebraska was born on July 22, 1931 in Shubert, Nebraska to Richard A. and Jessamine H. (Hinds) McMullen. She grew up in the Stella area where she attended school. On September 30, 1951, Eleanor was united in marriage to Carl Hill in Stella, Nebraska. The couple moved to Lincoln and lived there until 1956 when they moved back to the Stella area. ... Read More

Ruthella Birkby Barnard, age 97 of Sidney, IA
November 27, 1920 - July 13, 2018

Ruthella Birkby Barnard, age 97 of Sidney, IA

Ruthella Birkby Barnard was born November 27, 1920 at the family home in Knox, Iowa, and died at the age of 97, on July13, 2018 in Sidney, Iowa. She married her Sidney High School sweetheart, Robert Jack (Bob) Barnard, in Sabetha, KS. They had five children: Larry (Diane) Barnard of Yuma, AZ; Luanne (Duane) Mannon of Monroe, WA; Bill Barnard of Wichita, KS; Michael (Cassandra McMaster) Barnard o... Read More

Wayne E. Straube

Wayne E. Straube, 85 of Palmyra, passed away on July 12, 2018 in Syracuse. He was born on November 26, 1932 to Ernest & Meta (Menninga) Straube in Lincoln. Wayne graduated from Burr High School in 1950 and then served in the US Army. He married Evelyn Morrell on June 2, 1962 in Palmyra. Wayne worked for Gartner construction for 20+ years and also owned the Straube Repair Business in Burr. H... Read More

Ruby L. Buchholz
August 15, 1927 - July 9, 2018

Ruby L. Buchholz

Ruby L. Buchholz, 90 of Palmyra, passed away July 9, 2018 in Syracuse. She was born to Charley & Vera (Curtis) Wachter on August 15, 1927 in Palmyra, NE. Ruby married William F. Buchholz on April 28, 1949 in Syracuse. She worked on the farm with William. She raised a big garden and did a lot of canning. She enjoyed her flowers, music and could play the harmonica and piano by ear. She is ... Read More

Arlene A. (Ohsann) Kropp, 85, of Nebraska City, Nebraska
December 2, 1932 - July 9, 2018

Arlene A. (Ohsann) Kropp, 85, of Nebraska City, Nebraska

Arlene A. (Ohsann) Kropp, 85, of Nebraska City, Nebraska, passed away peacefully Monday morning, July 9, 2018, at the Morton Place Assisted Living in Nebraska City. Arlene A. Ohsann was born on December 2, 1932, in Aurora, Illinois, to Curtis and Bertha ( ) Ohsann. Arlene attended and graduated from the Clinton High School, in 1950. On September 16, 1951, Arlene and Marvin “Bud... Read More

Jerry Esser, 71, Nebr. City
June 25, 1947 - July 7, 2018

Jerry Esser, 71, Nebr. City

Gerald L. “Jerry” Esser, age 71 of Nebraska City, NE passed away July 7, 2018 at his home. Jerry was born on June 25, 1947 in Nebraska City, NE; the son of Henry “Hank” and Ida (Shaffar) Esser. He attended school in Nebraska City. On December 15, 2000, he was united in marriage to Pamela D. Bowen in Nebraska City, NE. Jerry owned and operated the Quality Radiator Shop in Nebraska... Read More

Joan Alma Bane

There will be a Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Joan Bane on Friday, July 13th at 10:30am at The First Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at 315 S 16th Street in Nebraska City, NE. Joan Bane entered rest on June 5, 2018 in New Braunfels, TX after a courageous 1-year battle with Cancer.  Joan was born September 6, 1935 to George and Clara Neeman in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Joan g... Read More

Veona W. Kruse
June 15, 1923 - July 7, 2018

Veona W. Kruse

Veona Wanda (Vollertsen) Kruse, 95 of Syracuse, was born June 15, 1923 on a farm south of Dunbar, NE to Elmer and Marie (Schroeder) Vollertsen. She passed away on July 7, 2018 in Syracuse. Veona married Ernest H. Kruse on October 6, 1943 at Leesville, Louisiana while he was serving in the Army during WWII. Following the war they returned to farming at Syracuse and had two children Linda & D... Read More

Dwight Leffingwell, age 60 of Tabor, IA
April 6, 1958 - July 4, 2018

Dwight Leffingwell, age 60 of Tabor, IA

Sixty year old Dwight Leffingwell lost his six year battle with cancer on July 4th, 2018. He faced it all with strength and fortitude. He was born to Carl and Norma Leffingwell April 6, 1958 he was our Easter baby. Dwight graduated from Fremont Mills High School and attended classes at NWMS in Marysville, MO. Dwight is preceded in death by his father, Carl Leffingwell. He is survived by his... Read More

Bernice V. Streeter, 94 formerly of Nebr. City
May 15, 1924 - July 6, 2018

Bernice V. Streeter, 94 formerly of Nebr. City

Bernice V. Streeter, age 94 of Auburn, NE (formerly Nebr. City) passed away July 6, 2018 at Good Samaritan Center in Auburn, NE. She was born May 15, 1924 in Nebr. City; the daughter of William Jennings Bryan Warren and Mary Magdalene (Portis) Warren. She was united in marriage to Clarence R. Streeter on May 24, 1942 in Nebr. City. Bernice and Clarence managed motels in Laramie and Cheyenne... Read More