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.
Funeral Services for James A. Koenig age 83 of Ewing, NE 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 30, 2017 at St. John's Catholic Church rural Clearwater, NE with Father James Kramper, Officiating. Burial will be St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery rural Ewing, NE. Visitation will be Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Wake at the Church with Father Starman, Officiating. Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater is handling the arrangements. James passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017 at O'Neill Care and Rehabilitation in O'Neill. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.snidermemorialfh.com
James Adolph Koenig was born on October 2, 1934 to Ludwig John and Martha Gertrude (Kallhoff) Koenig at the family home rural Ewing, NE. He attended District #146 of rural Ewing, NE. On April 7, 1956 he was united in marriage to Jolyene Kaczor at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Ewing. James farmed and ranched on the family farm southwest of Ewing all his life. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church where he served on the Parish Council. He also served on School Board District #146 and on Lake Township Road Board. He enjoyed farming, ranching, playing cards, attending livestock auctions and spending time with his kids and grandchildren.
Survived by his children, Cheryl and Mike Thramer of Ewing, NE, Connie and Bruce Frederick of Fort Wayne, IN, Sue and Michael Harrison of Harrisburg, NE, Pam and Dave Frerichs of Atkinson, NE, Mary and Gary Thiele of Clearwater, NE, Jim Koenig of Ewing, NE, Theresa and Todd Timmerman of Norfolk, NE, John and Brenda Koenig of Ewing, NE, Patti Koenig of Arvada, CO, and Sandy and Marc Dinklage of Omaha, NE. 28 Grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren. Sister, Mary Ann Thiele of Clearwater, Ne. Brother, Bob and Florence Koenig of Lincoln, NE. Brother-in-law, Stanley Sojka of Norfolk, NE.
Preceded in death by his parents, wife, and sisters, Kathryn Sojka and Bernice and her husband, Jerome Roth. Brother-in-law, Arnold Thiele. Grandchildren, Christopher Thramer, Matthew Harrison in-infancy and great grandson, Eli Dailey.
Funeral Services for LaNora Holliday, age 104, of Orchard, NE, will be at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the United Methodist Church in Orchard, with burial will be in the Orchard Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, October 20, 2017, from 5-7 P.M at the United Methodist Church in Orchard. LaNora passed away peacefully on October 17, 2017, at Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital in O’Neill. Arrangements are under the direction of Biglin’s Mortuary in O’Neill. Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.
LaNora was born on a farm near Osmond, NE, on December 18, 1912 to Clarence J and Sofia (Brunckhorst) Dobbin. She was of German and Irish descent. At age 5, she and her family moved to a farm near Pierce, NE, and then two years later, moved again to a farm northeast of Page, NE. LaNora attended the Cream Ridge (District 39) grade school and then graduated from Page high school with the class of 1931.
La Nora was united in marriage to Thomas Millard Holliday on December 14, 1935 at the Methodist Parsonage in Wayne, NE. Two children were born to this union, Holly and Beverly. Thomas and LaNora farmed and raised livestock for 40 years on a farm 4 miles west and 3 miles north of Orchard. Upon retiring from farming, the couple built a home in Orchard and move in to it in 1975.
LaNora had many hobbies. She liked to garden and was a lover of all nature. She considered the beauty of the Earth as God’s artwork. She was an active member of the Orchard United Methodist Church.
Those grateful for sharing LaNora’s life are her son Holly and wife Gretchen of Orchard, NE, her daughter Beverly of Albuquerque, NM, her grandson, Eric and wife Teresa, great granddaughter, Erica and great grandson, Thomas of Blue Grass, IA. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.