Merla Laug, 94, of Tecumseh
July 25, 1923 - October 18, 2017

Merla Laug, 94, of Tecumseh

Merla May Porter was born July 25, 1923 to Raymond and Ella (Wehmer) Porter in Adams, Nebraska. She was baptized in the Presbyterian Church in Adams on September 30, 1923. At the age of 26 months, her mother passed away from double bronchial pneumonia. Her sister Ruth was 14 months old at the time. When Merla was 5 her father married his sister-in-law, Dena Wehmer and her aunt Dena raised the... Read More

Myldred M. Dettmer
July 3, 1925 - October 18, 2017

Myldred M. Dettmer

Myldred Myrtle Dettmer, 92 of Syracuse, passed away on October 18, 2017 at Bryan West Hospital in Lincoln. She was born on July 3, 1925 in Unadilla to Oscar & Myrtle (Wiles) Kuenning. Myldred married Harvey Dettmer on June 2, 1943 at the First Lutheran Church (North Branch) in rural Avoca. Over the years she worked at Steckleys, Miller & Paine, Dr. Moss’s dental office, Syracuse Commu... Read More

Richard Lee Kosako, Nebr. City
April 4, 1926 - October 14, 2017

Richard Lee Kosako, Nebr. City

Richard Lee Kosako, age 91 of Nebraska City passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Lincoln, NE. Richard Lee, better known as Lee was born on April 4, 1926 in Inwood, NY; the son of Stephen and Johanna (Chevitz) Kosako. He attended school in New York and then after graduation entered the United States Navy on August 23, 1944. He served his country during WWI... Read More

Verda Kroemer, 92, of Pawnee City
February 15, 1925 - October 16, 2017

Verda Kroemer, 92, of Pawnee City

Verda Louise Emma Kroemer, 92 of Pawnee City, Nebraska passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017 at Premier Estates in Pawnee City, Nebraska. She was born on February 15, 1925 in Pawnee County to Herman and Clara (Siske) Waterman. She was the youngest of 6 children and was baptized at St. Peters Lutheran Church, Elk Creek, Nebraska by Reverend Heinicke. She was confirmed on April 16, 1938 at Lund... Read More

Sara Jane Hippe, 90, of Lincoln, NE
March 30, 1927 - October 12, 2017

Sara Jane Hippe, 90, of Lincoln, NE

Sara Jane Hippe, 90 years, 6 months, 12 ays, died Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the Nebraska Masonic Home, in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. Sara Jane Lyons was born on March 30, 1927, in Norfolk, Nebraska, the daughter of William Irl and Fanchon (Gamet) Lyons. Sara and her family resided in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, during her childhood. After graduating from Scottsbluff High School, Sara attended Peru St... Read More

Claude Thorne, Nebr. City
August 15, 1944 - October 13, 2017

Claude Thorne, Nebr. City

Claude J. Thorne, age 73 of Nebr. City passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln, NE. Claude was born on August 15, 1944 in Nebraska City, NE; the son of Claude Leland Thorne and Wilma Irene (Spidell). He attended school in Nebraska City and graduated from the Nebraska City High School with the class of 1963. He was united in marriage to Judith K. Oelke on Februar... Read More

Rebecca M. Renner
March 12, 1953 - October 12, 2017

Rebecca M. Renner

Rebecca M. Renner, 64 years, of rural North Bend, NE died Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Rebecca was born March 12, 1953 in Fremont, NE to Harold and Helen (Curnes) Spath. She was a graduate of Snyder High School and received her LPN degree from Mid Plains Community College of North Platte. She married Warren Renner on November 3, 1973 in Snyder, NE. She wor... Read More

Charles H. Klingler
March 22, 1924 - October 12, 2017

Charles H. Klingler

Charles H. Klingler, age 93 of Auburn, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society~Auburn. Survivors include his wife Donna of Auburn; daughter Linda Bantz and Ron Behrends of Auburn; sons Charlie and wife Michele of Lincoln, Steve and wife Paula of Marietta, GA; grandchildren Lonny Bantz, Jenny Bantz, Jeff Klingler, Chris Klingler, Adam Edwards, Kimberly Graham; 7 grea... Read More

Lorin B. Schmidt, 82, of Tecumseh
November 19, 1934 - October 12, 2017

Lorin B. Schmidt, 82, of Tecumseh

Lorin Brunie Schmidt Lorin Schmidt was born to John and Grace (Buhr)Schmidt on November 19, 1934 near Adams, Nebraska. He was baptized as an infant and later confirmed at American Lutheran Church in Filley, Nebraska. Lorin attended country school near Virginia until the third grade. He then attended the Virginia Public Schools until the 7th grade. He also attended Lewiston Public Sch... Read More

Gary M. Dankleff

Gary Mark Dankleff of Syracuse, Neb., died at home with his family by his side on October 12, 2017. He was born to Lyle and Carol (Wallen) Dankleff on September 9, 1955, in Syracuse, Neb., and grew up in rural Avoca, Neb. Gary graduated from Elmwood High School (Elmwood, Neb.) in 1973. Gary married Rose Marie Hogancamp on March 30, 2001. He farmed in Cass and Otoe Counties with his father and b... Read More