Funeral services for Donald A. Kossmann, age 94, of Meadow Grove, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 23, 2017, at St. Paul Lutheran Church (Buffalo Creek) in Tilden, Nebraska. Pastor Ryan Eden will officiate, with burial in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden.
Donald died Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Community Pride Care Center in Battle Creek, Nebraska.
Donald Kossmann, son of Henry and Mary (Lind) Kossmann, was born January 19, 1923, at his parents’ home in rural Tilden, Nebraska. He attended Bunker Hill School and District 114 Pleasant Valley School through the eighth grade. On June 20, 1943, Donald was united in marriage to Darlene Mahin of rural Meadow Grove, Nebraska. They were blessed with two sons, Dannie and Randy.
Donald was engaged in farming, raising sheep, and did custom sheep shearing. His hobbies included square dancing, playing cards, reminiscing of old times, and he had a passion for horses. Donald was a member of St Paul Lutheran Church (Buffalo Creek).
Donald is survived by his sons, Dannie Kossmann (Joni Weed) of Kearney, Nebraska, and Randy (Resty) Kossmann of Battle Creek, Nebraska; grandchildren, Brix, Paige, Seth, and Chase Kossmann; sisters, Loureine Whitwer and Lois Bacon both of Omaha, Nebraska; and special friend, Lillian Shabram of Tilden, Nebraska.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene Mahin Kossmann in 2009; parents, Henry and Mary Lind Kossmann; siblings, Henry Kossmann, Jr. and Dorothy Wolske; and brothers-in-law, Harold Wolske, Roland Whitwer, and Keith Bacon.
Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church (Buffalo Creek).
Funeral services for Floyd L. Kinnison, age 87 of Orchard, Nebraska, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in rural Orchard. Reverend Marcel Kohlmeyer will officiate, with burial in Riverside Cemetery in Verdigre, Nebraska.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Verdigre.
Floyd died Saturday, December 16, 2017, at his home.
Floyd Lavern Kinnison, son of Theodore and Hilda (Cihlar) Kinnison, was born April 14, 1930, in rural O’Neill, Nebraska. He spent his youth on a farm west of Verdigre. Floyd attended Walnut School through the eighth grade and graduated from Verdigre Public School in 1947. On July 12, 1951, he was united in marriage to Lorene Block at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Venus. To this union, four children were born, Michael, Vickie, Paul, and Elizabeth.
He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran church.
Floyd spent his entire life farming west of Verdigre. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, where he held various officer positions over the years. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather.
Floyd passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.
Floyd is survived by his wife, Lorene Kinnison; son, Michael (Sandy) Kinnison of Rincon, Georgia; daughters, Vickie (Jerry) Thomas of Orchard, Nebraska and Elizabeth (Timothy) Maly of O’Neill, Nebraska; daughter-in-law, Jean Kinnison of Elkhorn, Nebraska; ten grandchildren, Kristine (Tom) Behmer of Pierce, Nebraska, David (Stef) Kinnison of Atlanta, Georgia, Tommy (Heather) Howes of Rincon, Georgia, Bryan (Sarah) Alder of Verdigre, Nebraska, Steven (Candice) Alder of Norfolk, Nebraska, Brandon (Devon) Maly of Norfolk, Nebraska, Jennifer Mansingh of Elkhorn, Nebraska, Andrea (Dan) Nash of Omaha, Nebraska, Jon Kinnison of Omaha, Nebraska and Adam Maly of O’Neill, Nebraska; sisters-in-law, Jackie Block of Creighton, Nebraska, Elaine Mott and Berta Kinnison of Verdigre, Nebraska; and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Hilda Kinnison; brother, Donald Kinnison; son, Paul Kinnison; and great-granddaughter, Rachel Alder.
Funeral Services for Yvonne A. Heithoff age 84 of Elgin, NE will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at St. Boniface Catholic Church Elgin, NE with Father Kevin Vogel and Father Mark McKercher, Officiating.
Visitation will be 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church with Rosary at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Elgin.
Snider Memorial Funeral Home of Elgin is handling the arrangements. Yvonne passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Neligh Care and Rehabilitation Center in Neligh, NE. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.snidermemorialfh.com.
Memorial services for Sydney Loofe age 24 of Lincoln, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 11, 2017 at Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh, NE with Pastor David Kuhfal, Officiating.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 4:00 - 7:00 at Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh, Nebraska. Arrangements are being conducted by Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home of Neligh. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that a monetary donation be made to be used for a memorial at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo.
Sydney Irene Loofe of Lincoln, NE was born in Broken Bow, NE on August 21, 1993 to George and Susie Loofe and lived in Arcadia, NE until she was 7 years old. Her family moved to Neligh, NE where she went to Neligh-Oakdale Public Schools from 2nd grade until her graduation in May of 2011. She was baptized in September 1993 at Grace Lutheran Church in Ord, NE and confirmed on May 6, 2007 at Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh, NE. She has now passed through heaven's pearly gates.
Sydney was a lover of the outdoors. She loved to go fishing and also enjoyed a round of golf. She was a caring individual who was known for having a loving, kind heart as many friends, Menards customers, and fellow employees would attest to. Sydney was also extremely passionate about animals and leaves behind her cat, Mimzy.
Sydney is survived by her parents George and Susie Loofe of Neligh, NE, her brother Levi Loofe of Valentine, NE, her sister MacKenzie Loofe of Neligh, NE, and her grandmother Betty Johnson of Osmond, NE. She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Sydney was preceded in death by her grandfathers George Loofe Sr., John Fuller, and Dwaine Johnson, by her grandmother Irene Fuller, and by her Uncle Danny Johnson.
Funeral Services for Donald A. Reinke, age 93 of Neligh, Nebraska will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh, with Pastor David Kuhfal, Officiating. Burial will be in Laurel Hills Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Neligh American Legion Post #172 and VFW Post #5287 and Legion Riders.
Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Donald passed away Monday, December 4, 2017 at Neligh Care and Rehabilitation in Neligh, NE. Arrangements are being conducted by Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home of Neligh.
Donald Arthur Reinke was born on September 26, 1924 to Ferdinand and Meta (Schlecht) Reinke at Neligh, NE. He attended school at District #83 and later received his GED. He was enlisted in the United States Army on February 24, 1945 at Fort Levenworth, KS and served in Osaka, Japan for 8 months. Was discharged on December 9, 1946 at Camp Beale, CA. Awards and Medals during the services were Asiatic Pacific Campaign, Good Conduct, WWII Victory, Army Occupation. His highest grade held Tec. 5/Corporal.
On August 26, 1951 he was united in marriage to Lois Hoefer at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Neligh. They celebrated 66 years together. He farmed North of Neligh and raised hereford cattle most of his life. He was a member of Farmers Coop, VFW Post #5287, School Dist #4, Farm Bureau, and very active in his church. He enjoyed playing cards, dominoes, and games.
He is survived by his wife, Lois. Daughters, Elaine (Jerry) Wallace of Spirit Lake, IA and Joyce (Larry) Kassebaum of Beatrice, NE. Granddaughter, Jessica (Adam) Juza of Dickens, IA.
Preceded in death by his parents and infant son James Lewis. Four brothers, Howard, Bernard, Elvin, and Wilbert. Two sisters, Elta Middleton and Iola Schacht.
Mass of Christian Burial for James "Jim" Pollock, age 57, of Neligh, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at St. Ludger Catholic Church in Creighton, Nebraska. Reverend Jeremy Hans will be Celebrant, with burial in Brunswick City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the church, with a 7:30 Wake Service.
Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton is in charge of arrangements.
Jim died Friday, December 1, 2017, at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh.
Funeral Services for Richard “Dick” Kallhoff, age 84 of Ewing, Nebraska will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017 at St. Peter's Catholic Church of Ewing, with Father John Norman, Officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 pm Friday, December 8, 2017 with a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater.
Dick died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital in O’Neill, NE. Arrangements are being conducted by Snider Memorial Funeral Home of Clearwater.
In Lieu of flowers the family requests memorial may be directed to the Ewing Fire and Rescue Department or to the family for future designation.
Graveside Services for Dean Peterson, age 66 of Neligh, NE will be Friday, November 24, 2017 at 10:30 am at West Cedar Valley Cemetery in Elgin, NE with Dr. Melanie Miller, Officiating. Dean passed away November 16, 2017 at his home in Neligh, NE. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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.