obituaries

Rita C. Fisher, 87, of Tecumseh ( 08/15/2018 )

Rita Clara Fisher was born to Herman and Mary (Buelt) Starman on October 17, 1930 at Elgin, Nebraska. She graduated high school in 1949 from St. Boniface Catholic School in Elgin, Nebraska and then Rita moved to Omaha and got a job at World Insurance where she worked for 26 years. She was united in […]

Robert E. Grant ( 08/14/2018 )

Robert “Bob” E. Grant, 87 of Syracuse, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Syracuse Good Samaritan Center. He was born on February 13, 1931 to Merle V. & Opal L. (Harger) Grant at their home in rural Lancaster County. Bob married Hilda Jean Allen on March 1, 1952. He later married Eileen […]

Dorothy “Dottie” Ethington, 94, Lincoln, NE ( 08/14/2018 )

Dottie M. Ethington, age 94 of Lincoln, NE; formerly Nebraska City passed away at Windcrest Care Center in Lincoln on Sunday morning; August 12, 2018. She was born on November 17, 1923 in Nebraska City; the daughter of Dewey and Ritha (Andrews) Caster. She married Raymond Ethington on June 19, 2000 in Nebraska City and […]

Ernest “Corky” Doiel, 79, Hamburg, IA ( 08/14/2018 )

Ernest W. “Corky” Doiel, age 79 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the Ambassador in Sidney, IA. Ernest Doiel, better known as Corky, was born on May 10, 1939 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Nebraska City, NE. He attended school in Percival, IA. Corky married Patsy Meek and Dorothy Daniel […]

Scott Shoemaker ( 08/13/2018 )

Scott A. “Shoey” Shoemaker, age 48 of Nebraska City passed away on Saturday; August 11, 2018 at his home. He was born on March 30, 1970 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Nebraska City; the son of Ronald J. and Betty L. (Goodman) Shoemaker. He attended school in Nebr. City and graduated from the Nebraska City […]

Betty Ann Usher of Humboldt ( 08/13/2018 )

Betty Ann (Marts) Usher, 89, of Humboldt, Nebraska was born to Joy and Mildred (Myers) Marts on June 22, 1929 in Stella, Nebraska. She attended grade school through the 4th grade in Stella, 5th & 6th grade in Humboldt, and 7th & 8th grade in Wahoo. Betty attended high school in Lincoln through the 11th […]

Blanca Antonia Kantack ( 08/12/2018 )

Blanca Antonia Kantack, age 79 of Nebraska City, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at Morton Place in Nebraska City. Survivors include her daughters Janet Bulmer, Diane Kantack, Charlene Anderson, and Sandra Kantack; 7 grandchildren; numerous siblings; other relatives and friends. Rosary will be recited Friday, August 17, 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church […]

Dee Ann Chubick ( 08/12/2018 )

Dee Ann Chubick, age 57 of Auburn, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018 at her home. Survivors include her husband Jerry of Auburn; son Alex of Los Angeles; daughter Nikki Chubick and fiancé Brandon Whittington of Maryville, MO; grandson Kaiser; parents Pat and Norma Burns of Tecumseh; brothers and sisters-in-law Dean and Leann Pohlman of […]

Thurman Hukill, 97 of Harlingen, TX formerly of Hamburg, IA ( 08/12/2018 )

Thurman Burl Hukill, 97, passed away into the loving arms of the Lord on August 10, 2018 in Harlingen, Texas. He was born in Seneca, Missouri on January 11, 1921, to Tracy and Blanch (Kellogg) Hukill. He married Dorothy Maye Thompson on July 6, 1944 in Hiawatha, Kansas. He graduated from Thurman High School in […]

Elijah Ray Edmonds ( 08/11/2018 )

Elijah Ray Junior Edmonds, 81, of Schuyler, Nebraska was born on November 15, 1936, in Peru, Nebraska to Elijah Buel and Lula Loretta (Seivers) Edmonds. He was raised in the Auburn area and attended Brock High School. On November 30, 1954, Elijah enter active duty in the U.S. Army and served his country during the […]