Ricky Dean Huey
August 9, 1953 - February 15, 2018

Ricky Dean Huey

Ricky Dean Huey, age 64 of Nemaha, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018. Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law Candy Brown and Rocky of Topeka, KS, Misty Huey of Auburn, Peggy Adams and Rick of Verdon, Dawn Allgood-Hale and Trevor of Red Oak, IA; grandchildren: Chance, Taylor, Sidney, Spencer, Payton, Lillian, Austin, Caitlyn; great-grandson Zaidyn; sister and brother-in-law Paula ... Read More

Mary
July 8, 1927 - Feb. 14, 2018

Mary "Kate" Crain

Mary Kathryn “Kate” Crain, age 90 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Morton Place in Nebraska City, NE. She was born on July 8, 1927 in Hamburg, IA; the daughter of Charles D. and Mabel Marie (Moore) Butler. She attended school and graduated from the Hamburg High School with the class of 1945. Kate was united in marriage to Richard Faye “Dick” Crain on Jul... Read More

Lon E. Bottcher, 84 (formerly Talmage, NE)
January 23, 1934 - February 9, 2018

Lon E. Bottcher, 84 (formerly Talmage, NE)

Lon E. Bottcher, 84 of Guam; formerly Talmage, NE passed away on February 9, 2018 in Rio Rancho, NM. Lon was born on January 23, 1934; the son of Edward F. and Joata A. (Osborn) Bottcher. He grew up on a farm in by Talmage, Nebraska and attended Talmage High School where he graduated with the class of 1952. After graduation, he joined the US Air Force and served as a flight engineer. When... Read More

Willa F. (Rickman) Rabstejnek, 88, of Table Rock

Willa F. (Rickman) Rabstejnek, 88 of Table Rock passed away on February 12, 2018. She was born on April 4, 1929 at Humansville, Missouri, to Charles and Orba (Abbott) Rickman. The family moved to Nebraska and settled on a farm near Crab Orchard, Nebraska. Willa attended country school near Crab Orchard and attended Lewiston High School where she graduated. She took normal training at Peru ... Read More

Darlene A. Anderson, 84, Pine River, MN (formerly Nebr. City)
Sept. 1, 1933 - Feb. 7, 2018

Darlene A. Anderson, 84, Pine River, MN (formerly Nebr. City)

Darlene A. (Heiser) Anderson, age 84 of Pine River, MN (formerly Nebr. City) passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 at Brookside Comfort Care in Pine River, MN She was born on September 1, 1933 in Nebraska City, NE; the daughter of Elmer Louie and Janice Evelyn (Miller) Heiser. She attended school and graduated from the Dunbar High School, Dunbar, NE with the class of 1951. She then attended ... Read More

Kathryn A.
December 16, 1949 - February 9, 2018

Kathryn A. "Kathy" Orr

Kathryn A. “Kathy” Orr, age 68 of Nebr. City passed away Feb. 9, 2018 at the Nebr. City Care and Rehab. Center. She was born on Dec. 16, 1949 in Red Oak, IA and was the daughter of Robert Raymond Hanscom and JoAnn (Woods) Hanscon. She attended school in Red Oak, Corning, New Sharon and Nebr. City; graduating from the Nebr. City High School with the class of 1969. Kathy worked at IGF C... Read More

Becky Gerdes of Humboldt, Nebraska
March 16, 1950 - January 29, 2018

Becky Gerdes of Humboldt, Nebraska

Rebecca “Becky” Sue Gerdes, 67, of Humboldt, Nebraska was born on March 16, 1950, in Pawnee City, Nebraska. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1968. Throughout the years, Becky worked in the food services industries. She owned “B’s Camp,” co-owned “Mom’s Café,” kitchen manager for Southeast Consolidated School, and managed the Harvey-Mann Legion Club Post #269 in Humbol... Read More

Al Akins, age 89 of Lee's Summit, MO formerly of Sidney, IA
June 8, 1928 - February 8, 2018

Al Akins, age 89 of Lee's Summit, MO formerly of Sidney, IA

Alfred T. Akins was born on June 8, 1928 in Creston, IA to Jesse Leroy Akins and Ida Mae (Detty) Akins and died February 8, 2018 in Lee's Summit, MO following an extended illness. Alfred T. Akins, better known as Al, came to Sidney in November 1950 (age 22) to serve as the Depot Agent for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy (CB&Q) Railroad. Sidney would become the permanent home for Alfred and... Read More

Duane J. Wellman
March 4, 1926 - 02/07/2018

Duane J. Wellman

Duane J. Wellman, 91 of Syracuse, passed away on February 7, 2018 at his home. He was born on March 4, 1926 to Carl & Wertie (Klaasmeyer) near Cook, NE. Duane graduated from Unadilla High School. He married Edith Prigge on December 12, 1959 at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Syracuse. Duane farmed and also ran a Grade A dairy with Edith at their farm in Burr. Together they also own... Read More

Glenn Beethe, 84 of Tecumseh, formerly of Elk Creek

Glenn W. Beethe was born to Robert C. and Rosina (Marquardsen) Beethe on March 24, 1933 on the family farm in Pawnee County, Nebraska. He was baptized April 26, 1933 and confirmed March 30, 1947 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Elk Creek, Nebraska. He attended the Beethe School District # 30 through the fourth grade and St. Peter’s Parochial School thru the eighth grade. Glenn then began f... Read More