obituaries

Vernon Branek, 82, of rural Steinauer, NE ( 01/18/2018 )

Vernon Branek, 82, of rural Steinauer, Nebraska passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at his home. He was born to Wilber and Margaret (Klein) Branek on January 26, 1935. Vernon went to grade school at Clear Creek District 18 for 8 years, he then went to Table Rock High School and graduated in 1952. […]

William “Bill” Ambroz, 89, of Tecumseh ( 01/17/2018 )

William “Bill” Ambroz, 89, of Tecumseh, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018 surrounded by loved ones. Bill was born in Tecumseh to John & Elsie Ambroz on December 26, 1928. He married Georgetta June Wendt on September 15, 1951 in Tecumseh, NE. He was an Artilleryman and Wire Section Chief in the US Army during […]

Arnold “Arnie” Durr, 79, Nebr. City ( 01/16/2018 )

Arnold A. “Arnie” Durr age 79 passed away on January 14, 2018 at the Ambassador in Nebraska City. Arnie was born on June 25, 1938 in Nebraska City, the son of Greg and Clara Ann (Webering) Durr. He entered the United States Air Force where he served his country from January of 1959 to April […]

Jeffrey W. Boyd ( 01/15/2018 )

Jeffrey W. Boyd, age 64 Auburn, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018, at his home in Auburn. Survivors include his wife Trena of Auburn, NE; daughters and son-in-law Kimberly Boyd of Coralville, IA; Sheryl and Tim Thiele of Henderson, NV; son Andrew Boyd of Eureka, IL; granddaughter Lillian Thiele; parents Joe and Katherine Boyd of […]

Kenneth L. Bartels, 85, of Tecumseh ( 01/15/2018 )

Kenneth Laverne Bartels Kenneth Laverne Bartels was born to Richard and Elsie (Wagner) Bartels on September 22, 1932 on the family farm in Pawnee County, Nebraska. He was baptized at home on December 12, 1932 and confirmed April 14, 1946 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Elk Creek. He attended rural school District #45, St. Peter’s […]

Kevin R. Keithley of Lexington formerly of Auburn ( 01/15/2018 )

Kevin Ray Keithley, 52, of Lexington, Nebraska was born on August 12, 1965, in Auburn, Nebraska to Darrel and Judy (Abegglen) Keithley. He was raised in Auburn where he had all of his schooling. Kevin graduated from Auburn High School with the class of 1985. After graduating, Kevin began to work at a sewing factory […]

Dick Stich ( 01/13/2018 )

Dick Stich, age 80 of rural Brock, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lincoln. Survivors include his wife Sue of Brock; daughter Tari Westfall of Laguna Niguel, CA; granddaughter Niki (Jesse) Jaimes of Santa Ana, CA; great-grandson Jackson; sister Lucy (Harold) Speth of Waverly; sister-in-law Kathy (Mike) Tynon of […]

Jack Cooper of Humboldt, Nebraska ( 01/13/2018 )

Jack Cooper, 85, of Humboldt, Nebraska passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the Colonial Acres Nursing Home in Humboldt, Nebraska. Born: December 5, 1932 in Table Rock, Nebraska Died: January 6, 2018 in Humboldt, Nebraska Memorial Eucharist Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at St. Thomas Episcopal […]

Alice K. Oelke ( 01/13/2018 )

Alice K. Oelke (pronounced Elkee), age 106 of Nebraska City died January 11, 2018 at The Ambassador Care Center in Nebraska City. Alice was born to C. H. and Sedona (Henke) Kleineweber on August 7, 1911 on a farm near Burr along with her twin sister Alma. She was raised in Minersville south of Nebraska […]

Carol J. Behrends, 73, Nebr. City ( 01/10/2018 )

Carol J. Behrends, age 73 of Nebraska City passed away on January 9, 2018 at her home in Nebraska City. Carol was born on April 25, 1944 in Humboldt, NE; the daughter of Claude T. and Velda N. (Billings) Oliver. Her family later moved to Nebraska City where she graduated from the Nebraska City High […]