Dorothy I. Petersen
May 22, 1927 - April 21, 2019

Dorothy I. Petersen

Dorothy I. Petersen, 91 of Nebraska City, passed away on April 21, 2019. She was born on May 22, 1927 to Leonard & Rosa (Thiesfeld) Zahn. She married Clarence Petersen Jr. on September 12, 1948 at St. John’s UCC in Syracuse. Dorothy was the co-owner and book keeper for Petersen Construction. She retired in 1986 and moved to Nebraska City in 1993. The most important thing for Dorothy was h... Read More

Robert Edward Heye
November 29, 1925 - April 20, 2019

Robert Edward Heye

Robert Edward Heye (pronounced hi), age 93 of Nebraska City died April 20, 2019 at The Ambassador in Nebraska City. Robert was born November 29, 1925 on the family farm near Nebraska City to Edward and Ella (Fenske) Heye. Robert married Elsie Sothman December 15, 1959 in Nebraska City. Elsie died May 1, 2010. He lived and farmed in the Nebraska City and Dunbar areas his entire life and was a m... Read More

Carolyn (Garver) Reilly, 84, of Tecumseh
March 4, 1935 - April 20, 2019

Carolyn (Garver) Reilly, 84, of Tecumseh

Carolyn Jean (Garver) Reilly was born in Brownville, Nebraska to Charlie and Helen (Newton) Garver on March 4, 1935. She was one of two children. Carolyn received her education at the elementary and high school in both Nemaha and Brownville, graduating from Nemaha High School. After graduation, Carolyn worked for a time at the telephone office and Danny Dare Sewing Factory in Auburn. ... Read More

Ruth Irene Simpson of Peru, Nebraska

Ruth Irene Simpson, 85, of Peru, Nebraska was born on January 23, 1934 in Peru, Nebraska to John D. and Helen E. (Pierce) Simpson. She was raised in the Peru area with her family and was a life long homemaker. Ruth passed away in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday, April 19, 2019, having reached the age of eighty-five years, two months, and twenty-seven days. She is preceded in death by her parents; sist... Read More

Betty Jean Lee
January 4, 1926 - April 19, 2019

Betty Jean Lee

Betty Jean Lee, age 93 of Falls City passed in peace April 19, 2019 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Lincoln. She was born January 4, 1926 in Union to Winnie and Frances (Hill) Crawford. Betty was the third of four children. While in high school, she was the head drum majorette for the Union Marching Band. During World War II she served a a "Rosie the Riveter" at the bomber plant in Bellevue. ... Read More

Rolande "Rolly" Nielsen, Jr. 61, of Elk Creek

Rolande Orville Nielsen, Jr., was born to Rolande and Betty (Shearer) Nielsen, Sr., on January 28, 1958 in Denver, Colorado. His dad’s job took the family to many locations in Colorado and Nebraska before they made their home in Elk Creek, Nebraska, in 1973. Rolly graduated with the Antler Class of 1976. He married his high school sweetheart, Tami Heideman, on July 2, 1976 at the Methodist Churc... Read More

Samuel E. Naffziger
September 3, 1945 - April 18, 2019

Samuel E. Naffziger

Samuel E. Naffziger, 73 of Otoe, passed away on April 18, 2019. He was born on September 3, 1945. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements By: Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, NE Condolences to www.fusselmanallenharvey.com ... Read More

Beverly Schroeder
September 4, 1926 - April 16, 2019

Beverly Schroeder

Beverly Schroeder, 92 of Syracuse, formerly of Cook, passed away on April 16, 2019. She was born on September 4, 1926 to Walter H. & Rose M. (Kienker) Damme on their farm near Cook. Bev married Allen W. Schroeder on August 17, 1946 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Cook. She taught at country schools and later worked as a teacher’s aide at Nemaha Valley. Bev enjoyed oil painting, quilting an... Read More

Dorothy (Van Horn) Forney, age 94 of Tabor, IA formerly of Thurman, IA
December 7, 1924 - April 16, 2019

Dorothy (Van Horn) Forney, age 94 of Tabor, IA formerly of Thurman, IA

Dorothy Elaine VanHorn Forney was born on December 7th, 1924 in a two room farmhouse south and east of Percival, Iowa. Her parents were Fred Reno VanHorn and Carmen Celeste Garrean VanHorn. She joined a brother Donald who was one of her best friends in this life. Shortly after her birth the family moved to a farm north of Forney Lake where she would eventually meet her future husband Dale Forne... Read More

Karen Carver, 79
May 3, 1939 - April 13, 2019

Karen Carver, 79

Karen W. Carver, age 79 of LaVista, NE; formerly Nebraska City passed away on Saturday; April 13, 2019 at Hillcrest Care Center in Bellevue, NE. She was born on May 3, 1939 in Nebraska City, NE; the daughter of Ralph Leland and Florence Helen (Speakman) Woods.. She attended school in Nebraska City and graduated from the Nebraska City High School with the Class of 1957. Karen then attended an... Read More