Marie A. Legate, 78 of Elgin, NE, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at her home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE with Rev. Kevin Vogel officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday, at the church, with a 7:00 p.m. wake service.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com
Marie A. Legate, daughter of Howard and Verona (Deitering) Thille, was born August 14, 1939 in Wheeler County, Nebraska. She attended school at Park Center and graduated from St. Boniface High School in 1957.
On January 25, 1958, Marie married Norris Dean Legate at Omaha, NE. The couple lived in Omaha before moving to the Elgin community in 1962, where they raised their five children. Marie worked as a waitress and bartender at various bars and steakhouses in the area before owning and operating Gates Bar in Elgin from 1987 to 1999. She later worked at Thriftway Market in Neligh for several years.
Marie was a member of the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE. She enjoyed arrowhead hunting, cooking, country music, dancing, and reading.
Marie is survived by three children: Roger (Rosemary) Legate of Neligh, NE; Marla (Jim) Schindler of Elgin, NE; Leaha (Shawn) Elliott of Bakersfield, CA; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one brother: Howard (Alene) Thille of The Dalles, OR; four sisters: Connie Coughlin of Sioux Falls, SD; Kathleen Hubka of Beatrice, NE; Joan Wentworth of San Jose, CA; Doris (Allan) Kluthe of Elgin, NE; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Norris; two sons: Martin and Marvin; one grandson Garet Legate; and one brother Donald Thille.
The family of Marie would like to express their sincere gratitude to AseraCare Hospice and their wonderful nurses Jennifer, Wendy and Esther, and a special Thank You to Darlene Warner for her special friendship in Marie’s time of need.
Funeral Services for Eleanor Brady, age 79, of Neligh, NE will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 20, 2017 at Church of Christ in Neligh, NE with Pastor Bob Dainton, Officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh, NE. Burial will be in Royal Cemetery. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh is handling the arrangements. Eleanor passed away November 14, 2017 in Norfolk, NE. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com
Eleanor Jean Brady was born on February 1, 1938 to Hans and Minnie (Mindrup) Hansen at Creighton, NE. She graduated from Creighton High School with the Class of 1955. She was united in marriage to Gerald Holm on August 24, 1958 at Creighton, NE; Gerald passed away in October of 1981. On November 24, 1992 she was untied in marriage to Thomas Brady at Yankton, SD, Thomas passed away in October of 2004. Eleanor worked at the Knox County Register of Deeds office in Center, Nebraska, the National Bank of Neligh and the Antelope County Clerk's office. She was elected Antelope County Clerk in 1974 and held that position for 28 years. She retired as County Clerk in 2002 but continued to work part-time in the office until retiring completely in 2012. Eleanor was very proud of the fact that she had worked in county government for over 50 years. She enjoyed bowling, golfing, gardening, fishing, going to Branson to music shows, playing the organ and accordion and traveling. She was a member of Neligh Church of Christ.
Eleanor is survived by two sisters-in-law Norma Jones of Neligh, NE and Mary Brady Tilton of Springfield, MO, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, a sister Anette Von Rentzell a half-sister Emma Dredge, half-brothers Rudy Hansen and Gerhardt Hansen, sister-in-law Shirley Morrison and niece Eunice Bloomberg.
Richard K. “Dick” Jennings, 77 of Petersburg, NE passed away Monday, November 13, 2017 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, NE.
Memorial Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the United Methodist Church, Elgin, Nebraska with Rev. Bruce Phillips officiating. Interment will be at a later date at Burwell, NE.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin, NE is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com
Richard Keith Jennings, son of Herbert and Julia (Novak) Jennings was born June 5, 1940 at Arnold, NE. He graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1957 and later from a Diesel Mechanic School in Omaha, NE. Dick served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged.
On June 10, 1962, Dick was united in marriage to Bonnie June Worden at the Methodist Church in Burwell, NE. The couple lived in the Burwell area until 1970 when they moved to the Elgin and Petersburg area. Dick loved the ranching life and working with horses. He also enjoyed attending craft and antique shows, but his favorite pastime was attending his grandchildren’s activities. Dick recently became a great-grandpa and was very proud of that. He was a member of the American Legion Post #334 of Petersburg, NE.
Dick is survived by his wife Bonnie of Petersburg, NE; three children: Teresa Hemenway and special friend Bill Pinegar of Omaha, NE; Todd (Theresa) Jennings of Cedar Bluffs, NE; Tanya (Chad) Shabram of Neligh, NE; seven grandchildren: Chad Hemenway and special friend Emily Russell, Sheena Hemenway, and Jenna Hemenway and special friend Tylor Drury, all of Creighton, NE; Micah Jennings of Osceola, NE; Ben (Brittany) Jennings of Lincoln, NE; Ashton and Grace Shabram of Neligh, NE; two great-grandchildren: Hadlee Hemenway of Creighton, NE and Barrett Jennings of Lincoln, NE; brother Jim Jennings of Elgin, NE; sister Beryl Hedrick of Armona, CA; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Herbert and Julia Jennings, and his parents-in-law Lyle and Evelyn Worden.
Funeral services for Edward Stickley, age 75, of Neligh, Nebraska will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 17, 2017, at United Methodist Church in Oakdale, Nebraska. Pastor Bruce Phillips will officiate, with burial in Oakdale Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Edward died Monday, November 13, 2017, at Neligh Care and Rehabilitation Center in Neligh, Nebraska.
Edward Leo Stickley was born to John and Ann (Schuster) Stickley on November 20, 1941, in Geddes, South Dakota. He attended country elementary schools in Geddes, Forestburg, and Artesian, SD. Edward or Eddie as some would call him, was the most kind, loving and caring person known to everyone. Ed's personality was a heart of gold.
Edward had many different jobs in his lifetime, but the job he loved the most was truck driving. He drove his semi-truck through many states in the US, enjoying the different landscapes, scenery, and people he would meet along the way. At every truck stop he would stop at for meals, he would always ask the waitress, ...'Sweetie' or 'Honey', could you please bring me another cup of coffee?" Ed enjoyed his coffee, eating good food, and always satisfied his sweet tooth with rolls, pies, cookies or cakes. He also loved his candy bars.
Ed left home at an early age, when he married at 19. He has two adult children, daughter Cindy Stickley, Rockford, IL and son Joey Stickley also of Rockford, IL.
Ed moved to Nebraska in the early 1970’s and used his extensive knowledge and carpentry skills to turn a single wide mobile home into a double wide, where he resided until 2015, when he entered Neligh Rehabilitation Center. He also had a lot of experience working on and repairing cars and automobile engines for friends and family.
Edward married his longtime acquaintance Marlene Branz on September 10, 2005 in Oakdale, NE. She currently resides in Norfolk Care and Rehabilitation.
Ed is survived by his wife, Marlene; two children, Cindy and Joey Stickley both of Rockford, IL; two brothers, Jack (Dyan) Stickley of Norfolk, NE, Fred (Michelle) Stickley of Huron, SD; three sisters, Kathy Stickley of Mount Vernon, SD, Barbara Deknikker of Woonsocket, SD, and Darlene (Jerry) Wadleigh of Mount Vernon, SD; one stepson, Michael Branz (Amy) of Norfolk; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one stepson, Raymond Branz; and one great-nephew.
Memorial Services for Naomi J. Hartigan, age 87, of O’Neill, will be at 10:30 A.M., Monday, November 20, 2017, at the Page United Methodist Church. Memorial Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Memorial Graveside Services will be at 2:00 P.M. in the Inman Cemetery. Pastor A.G. Turner will officiate. Naomi passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at the Parkside Manor in Stuart, NE. Memorials may be made to the family for future designation. Arrangements are under the direction of Biglin’s Mortuary in O’Neill.
Naomi was born on March 16, 1930, in Norfolk, NE, to Herbert and Vivian (Cork) Steinberg. She graduated from Page High School, then attended Wayne State College and taught school. She married Paul Hartigan on June 25, 1950, in Page, NE. To this marriage, 2 children were born, Donelle and Bill. Due to Paul working road construction, they lived in Iowa and Illinois until 1971. They then moved southeast of Page and lived on the family farm for many years, until Paul passed away in 1986. She then moved from the farm into Page, where she lived until she moved to the Golden Living Center in 2006.
Naomi had many hobbies throughout the years. She wrote for the Page and Orchard news for several years, and also worked helping to plan for the Page Alumni Banquets. Naomi was a member of the Page United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing cards and watching Nebraska Football. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Naomi is survived by her 2 Children: Donelle Hagan and husband Scott, of Bassett, NE, Bill Hartigan and wife Denise of Orchard, NE, 7 Grandchildren: Justin Hagan and wife Leah, of Bassett, NE, Sarah Schlect and husband Randy, of Clearwater, NE, Jeremy Hagan and wife Jenny of Hickman, NE, Mitch Hagan and wife Taunia of Stapleton, NE, Haylie Babl and husband Ryan of Norfolk, NE, Nathan Hartigan and wife Jamie of Ewing, NE, Alex Hartigan of Springfield, SD, 8 Great Grandchildren, 15 Great Great Grandchildren, Brother-In-Law, Pat Hartigan and wife Sky, of Henderson, NV.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Vivian Steinberg, husband Paul Hartigan, Stepfather John Steinberg, Grandson Jason Hagan, and Daughter-In-Law, Shaylynn Hagan, and Mother-In-Law, Mary Hartigan.
Funeral Services for Ruth “Darlene” Gibbs age 89 of Kearney, NE will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at United Methodist Church in Neligh, NE with Pastor Bruce Phillips, Officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh.
Burial will be in Orchard Hills Cemetery in Orchard, NE at 1:00 p.m. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh is handling the arrangements. Darlene passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Kearney, Ne. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com
Funeral Services for Bonnie Brinkman age 87 of Blair, NE will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 at First Congregation United Church of Christ in Neligh, NE with Pastor John Petersen, Officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Church Saturday. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh, NE.
Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh is handling the arrangements. Bonnie passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair, NE. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com
Bonnie Udey Brinkman was born in Norfolk, Nebraska, on November 3rd, 1930 to Dr. Ross and Laura (Jones) Campbell. Bonnie and her mother moved to Neligh after the death of her father in 1933. Bonnie attended the Congregational Church for 43 years.
She graduated from Neligh High School in 1948. Bonnie married Gene Udey in February 1949. To this union were born four children: Diana, Douglas, Ross and Scott. Bonnie worked for Krotter's Lumber and Hardware as bookkeeper/clerk for more than 20 years. Gene passed away in 1991.
Bonnie married Ernest Brinkman in 2001. Bonnie and Ernie spent the winter months in Arizona. Bonnie and Ernie moved to Legacy Estates in Lincoln, NE, in September 2011. Ernie passed away in April 2015. Her first job after graduation was with Consumer Public Power. In later years, she worked as the bookkeeper for the JCPenney store. Bonnie kept books for her husband's construction business for many years. She was instrumental in organizing the Meals on Wheels Program for Neligh and Oakdale. Bonnie was the first director of the Senior Citizen Center in Neligh. Bonnie enjoyed making things for her grandchildren, everything from dresses and shirts to dolls and teddy bears. Her passions included photography, oil painting, coin collecting, music, puzzles, flower gardening, and camping. Bonnie's church associations were important to her as was her membership in the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a former Worthy Matron and held several other offices. Bonnie was a dedicated member of several organizations including Women's Fine Arts Club and Girl Scouts.
Bonnie is survived by her children and their spouses: Diana and Matt Holahan of Lawrence, KS; Ross and Susan Udey of Blair, NE; Scott and Willa Udey of Topeka, KS; and stepson, Dave and Mary Brinkman of Surprise, AZ. Other family members include six grandchildren; two stepgrandsons; nineteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Bonnie was preceded in death by husband, Gene Udey, and by her husband, Ernie Brinkman; one son, Douglas Udey; one son-in-law, Robert Weber; and one granddaughter, Nicole Udey.
Arlo L. Hoefer Born in Elgin Ne Jan 7, 1936 - to Julius & Olga (Mock) Hoefer, died November 2, 2017 in Omaha with his 3 daughters by his side.
He married Hazel Jacob November 17 1957, the couple later divorced . He serve in the US Army and spent 2 years in Korea. In early years he farmed northwest of Elgin, then later moved to Omaha and was a truck driver until he retired.
Preceded in death by sons, Michael and Donald; granddaughter, Trina, a sister Berniece Lichty, brothers Paul and wife Rose, Bob, and Stanley in infancy. Survived by daughters: Cindy Benis (Lou), Debra Anderson, and Tamara Hoefer; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; Sister Lois (Donald) Reinke of Neligh, Janice Waljer of Lincoln, sister in law Georganne Hoefer of Neligh, other relatives and many friends.
Arlos' hobbies included coming back to Antelope County every fall to hunt turkey, pheasant, and deer.
The family will receive friends Sunday, Nov. 5th from 2pm to 4pm at the West Center Chapel, 7805 W. Center Rd. SERVICES Monday, Nov. 6th at 1pm at the West Center Chapel. Interment, Graceland Park Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post #1.
Memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER, WEST CENTER CHAPEL 7805 W. Center Rd. 402-391-3900 www.heafeyheafey.com
Funeral services for Willette Springer, age 95, of Oakdale, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 3, 2017, at United Methodist Church in Oakdale. Pastor Bruce Phillips will officiate, with burial in Oakdale Cemetery.
Military Honors will be provided by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7603, American Legion Post 170, and American Legion Riders.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden, Nebraska.
Willette died Monday, October 30, 2017, at Norfolk Veterans Home in Norfolk, Nebraska.
Funeral services for Nolan Schulze, age 83, of Tilden, Nebraska will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 30, 2017, at St. Paul Lutheran Church Buffalo Creek in rural Tilden. Pastor Ryan Eden will officiate, with burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk, Nebraska.
Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden.
Nolan died Thursday, October 26, 2017, at Community Pride Care Center in Battle Creek, Nebraska.
Nolan E. Schulze was born April 14, 1934, at the farm home south of Tilden to his parents, William and Mary (Koenig) Schulze. Nolan was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church, rural Tilden, where he was a member. He attended District 34 rural school and graduated from Tilden High School in 1951. On August 30, 1959, Nolan and Marilyn Johnson were united in marriage in Norfolk. They were the parents of four sons, Gregory, Brian, Randy, and Michael.
Nolan farmed south of Tilden, where he raised livestock and crops. After retirement, he enjoyed going to auctions, reading western books, and watching westerns on television.
Nolan is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marilyn; sons, Greg (Wendy) of Norfolk, Brian of Tilden, Mike (Suzette) of Chandler, Arizona; four grandchildren, Matthew Schulze of Lincoln, Aaron (fiancé Brandy) Schulze of Lincoln, Danielle Schulze of Lincoln, and Jessica Schulze of Tucson, Arizona; sister, Lois Werner of Battle Creek; sisters-in-law, Shirley Frowick of Norfolk and Marcella Schulze of Omaha; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Randy Schulze; brothers, Maynard (Isabelle) Schulze of Tilden, Alden Schulze of Omaha, and Darrell Schulze of Battle Creek; and brother-in-law, Clarence Werner.