Geraldine R. "Gerry" Bauer, 83 years, of Fremont, NE passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Hooper Care Center in Hopper, NE. She was born on December 23, 1935 in Page, NE to Alfred and Rose (Bohn) Bauer.
She moved to the Deloit community to attend St. John's Catholic Church. After the death of her father and brother the family moved to Ewing, NE where she graduated Ewing High School in 1953. She attended Norfolk Junior College, now known as Northeast Community College and UNL in Lincoln. Geraldine worked as a executive secretary at several banks, in Norfolk, Lincoln, and Casper ,WY. She retuned to Lincoln and worked Innerspace in Lincoln retiring in 1998 and at Crete Carriers Inc. retiring in 2003. After that she did part time work at Hovland-Swanson Dept Store, Keough's Furniture and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Later she came to Fremont to be near family.
Geraldine was a member of St Patrick Catholic Church, St Patrick Women and Catholic Daughters, a former member of St Mary's Catholic Church in Lincoln, St. Mary's Altar Society and held many offices. She was a former member of American Business Woman and Administrative Assistant Association.
She is survived by sisters, Catherine "Cathy" Chapman of Fremont, NE, and Mary Ann (Doug) Shrader of Hanover Park, IL; sister-in law, Deb Bauer of Bennington, NE; nieces and nephews, Michele (Dennis) Anderson, Omaha, Janet (Chris) Larsen, Fremont, Debra (Steve) Vonderfecht, Lathrop, MO, Monica (Marty) Pfannes, Kansas City, MO, Chad (Angie) Bauer, Louisville, KS, Bras (Charisse) Shrader, Goodyear, AZ, Michael (Chayla) Shrader, Mahaska, IL, Trevor (Kim) Shrader, Pecatonica, IL and 16 great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Louis and Jerry Bauer; brother-in-law, Marty Chapman and nephew Wade Bauer.
Funeral Mass 10 AM, Friday August, 23, 2019 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont. The Rev. Father Bill Cremers will officiate. Visitation will be 5-7 PM, Thursday with a Catholic Daughters Rosary at 7 PM all at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Interment will be at 2:30 PM Friday at Vandersnick Cemetery near Ewing, Nebraska.
Memorials to St. Patrick Catholic Church Endowment Fund.
Funeral services for Betty E. Schwarting, age 92, of Oakdale, Nebraska will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019, at United Methodist Church in Oakdale. John Petersen will officiate, with burial in Oakdale Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden, Nebraska.
Betty died Monday, August 19, 2019, at Cloverlodge Care Center in St. Edward, Nebraska.
Betty E. Schwarting, daughter of Emmett and Dorothy (McCloud) Medcalf, was born March 19, 1927, at Sioux City, Iowa. Betty attended country school at Clearwater, Nebraska. On January 9, 1947, she was united in marriage to Irvie Schwarting at Bellview, Kansas. Six children were born to them.
Betty lived her entire life in Oakdale, Nebraska. She worked as a certified nursing assistant at the Neligh Nursing Home. Betty also worked as a waitress and in later years, she babysat for numerous Oakdale families.
Betty was a member of Oakdale Methodist Church, Oakdale Methodist Women, and Betty’s Club of Nebraska.
Betty is survived by her children, Diana Clevanger of Auburn, Indiana, Judy Hershberger of Oakdale, Nebraska, Georgia (Anthony) Welcome of Ty Bae Island, Georgia, Bill (Joni) Schwarting of Norfolk, Nebraska, and Tony Schwarting of Oakdale; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvie; son, Randy; and her parents.
Nanette (Neitzke) Halvorson, age 55 of Yankton, SD, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 at her residence under hospice care after a lengthy battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Friday, August 23, 2019 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Yankton, SD with Rev. Dani Jo Bierwagen officiating. Burial will be in the Yankton Cemetery, Yankton, SD. Visitations will be 5 to 7 PM, Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory, Yankton, SD and then one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences may be sent at: www.opsahl-kostelfuneralhome.com.
Nanette was born December 4, 1963 to Leon Arthur and Irene Joyce (Koehler) Neitzke in Norfolk, NE and grew up there. She was baptized on December 22, 1963 and confirmed on May 7, 1978 at Christ Lutheran Church. Nanette graduated from Norfolk Senior High School in 1982. She lived in Clearwater and Plainview, NE and worked as a Med Aide. In 2003, Nanette graduated with a LPN Degree from Northeast Community College. Nanette then moved to Yankton SD where she worked at Ability Building Services for 11 years as one of the facility nurses. She then began working at Prairie Home Assisted Living as a charge nurse for 5 years until she was diagnosed with ovarian Cancer and decided she would focus on her cancer journey.
Nanette married Randy Allen in 1989 in Clearwater, NE and to this union, two wonderful children were born: Christopher Leon Allen and Roseanna Jean (Allen) Sawtell. ln 2006, Nanette married Terry Lee Halvorson in Yankton, SD, to which she gained another daughter, Lexi Rae (Halvorson) Bamberg. Nanette was a member of Christ The King Lutheran Church in Yankton, SD. Unable to have children, they adopted their most spoiled baby, Sam. Sam has been Nanette's therapy dog through her cancer journey. There were days Sam never left Nanette’s side, always laying on her lap or beside Nanette very close. Sam always knew when Nanette was having a bad day and not feeling well. Nanette’s hobbies included: Collecting snowmen, Peanut Characters, light houses and wind chimes, and she loved Christmas. As a family, they enjoyed camping, gardening, flowers, traveling, spoiling their children, grandchildren and enjoying their German short haired pointer, Sam. Nanette got to enjoy her dream vacation to Europe, Amsterdam and Switzerland in 2018. She has dreamed of this vacation since 7th grade and seeing the windmills and huge tulip fields.
Nanette is survived by her husband, Terry Halvorson of 13 Years of Yankton, SD; son, Christopher (Bre) Allen and granddaughter Tyna (Allen) Schmidt; daughters, Roseanna (Allen) Sawtell and grandson, Gavin Sawtell, all of Yankton South Dakota, Lexi (Luke) Bamberg of Corsica, SD. Also survived by Nanette are her 2 nieces and 2 nephews; sisters: Debora (Jim) Robertson of York, NE, Linda (Marvin) Anderson of Harlan, IA; sister-in-law, Teresa Halvorson of Sioux Falls, SD; mother and father in law, Patty (Sazma) Halvorson and Helge Jr of Yankton, SD and mothers, Irene Neitzke of Norfolk, NE and Charlotte (Crawford) Neitzke; brother, Charles Crawford of Norfolk, NE; as well as many great nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Nanette also loved her fur grandbabies.
Nanette was preceded in death by her father, Leon Neitzke; maternal grandparents, Alfred and Emma (Reed) Koehler; paternal grandparents, Arthur and Clara (Weidamen) Neitzke, Lawrence Sazama, Helde Florence (Hall) Halvorson and Helge Sr. and several aunts and uncles.
Marianne “Ann” L. Kittelson, 88, of Elgin, NE passed away Monday August 19, 2019 at Arbor Care Center, Neligh, NE.
Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m., Friday, August 23, 2019 at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home, Elgin, NE with Rev. Mary Avidano officiating. Burial will follow in West Cedar Valley Cemetery, Elgin, NE. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin, NE is in charge of arrangements.
A Celebration of Life Visitation for Cloyd Kilpatrick Jr., 91, of Neligh will be from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019, at the Neligh Senior Center in Neligh.
A revolving slide show of Cloyd’s life will be shown. Attendees will be invited to provide stories and experiences they have had with Cloyd at 3 p.m. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Cloyd passed away August 16, 2019 at his home.
Memorial services for Angela L. Eddy, 55, of Norfolk will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Ave. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.
She died Monday, August 12, 2019 at Faith Regional Health Services.
Angela Lynn was born March 26, 1964 to Ralph and Connie Kaup in Atkinson. She attended grade school at District 81 and St. Josephs in Atkinson, later graduating from Atkinson West Holt High School. Angie then moved to Norfolk and worked at Green Fiber for many years and provided day care. She was currently employed at the school lunch program.
Angie married Kerry Eddy and they had one son, Dalton. She had a heart of gold and was a caring person.
She is survived by her son Dalton, mother Connie (Dale) Reinke, father Ralph Kaup, sisters Bridget Scott, Pam Neibauer, Mitzi (Steve) Rentschler, Vickie (Lee) Friedel, brother Kent Kaup, and special friends Catarino and grandma Darlene.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Marlene J. Menuey, 82, passed away August 3, 2019, in Lincoln.
She was born July 10, 1937, to Adam and Anna Fink in Parkston, South Dakota. She married Rex Menuey in August of 1959.
Marlene received a BA from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. She went on to earn a Masters Degree in Special Education and a second Masters in School Administration from the University of Nebraska in Kearney. Marlene's early career included teaching positions at several Nebraska schools.
Marlene's long career in public education culminated in her appointment as the Special Education Director for ESU 8 in Neligh, NE. During her tenure there Marlene was responsible for developing programs and interventions for children with disabilities in a seven county area in Northeast Nebraska. Of particular note was her contribution to the statewide implementation of Services Coordination for preschool children with disabilities. A grant project developed by Marlene established community based services for hearing impaired students which continues to be a model program. Services for students with autism were expanded as a result of Marlene's vision. The ESU 8 Learning Centers for children were enhanced by her support. But of all Marlene's assets, her ability to develop relationships with the school administrators, ESU 8 employees, and families of children with disabilities was her greatest strength. Marlene had a huge heart and a creative mind. She was a tireless problem solver and served as an example of determination and flexibility. Her quick wit lightened the pressure of difficult situations. Her hard work made a profound difference in the lives of the families she served. Marlene Menuey's legacy of passionate advocacy for children with disabilities and their families lives on. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her daughter Michelle, grandchildren Toni, Kingsley (Michele), and Jose, and 3 great grandchildren, and by her brother Milton (Maxine) Fink, nieces, nephews and good friends.
Marlene was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Rex, and sisters Margaret (Don) Beehler, Martha (Oscar) Will, and Helen (Robert) Herrboldt. Celebration of Marlene’s Life will be Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 10:30am at Sheridan Lutheran Church, 70th & Old Cheney Road. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Sheridan Lutheran Church or Cedars Home for Children. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements. Online Condolences can be left at www.bmlfh.com
Nancy A. (Heckert) Anderson, 69, of Lincoln passed away August 2, 2019. Born November 17, 1949 in Norfolk, NE to Ralph W. and Madeline E. (Peterson) Heckert. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Elgin, NE. Nancy graduated from Elgin High School in 1968, and then attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Nursing in 1972. Her nursing career started in Tuscon, AZ working in a burn trauma unit; to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital to begin working on the developing burn unit there; then to Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh, NE where she also taught clinical nursing students; and to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Norfolk, NE where she was a nursing supervisor and the Director of Nursing. Nancy married Steve Anderson on November 14, 1988, and moved in Lincoln where they have resided since. Nancy was a retired Registered Nurse, having spent most of her career in the St. Elizabeth’s Emergency Department. She was a member of CEN, ALS, PALS, and was a former captain of the Lincoln Fire and Rescue Training Division, Station 14; and was named the ‘Top Nurse in Nebraska’ by the Lincoln Journal Star in 2008.
Nancy is survived by husband Steve and son John Massie from Lincoln, NE; sister-in-law Kathy Heckert of Neligh, NE; niece Dr. Wende Heckert of Norfolk, NE, and nephew Craig (Lia) Heckert, and family, of Neligh, NE. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ralph William Heckert.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 11:00AM at the Roper and Sons Chapel, 4300 “O” Street in Lincoln, NE. Memorials to Holmes Lake Rehabilitation Center, 6101 Normal Blvd., Lincoln, NE 68506. Condolences can be sent online to Roperandsons.com
Funeral services for Lyle F. Mitteis, age 99, of Clearwater, NE will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 8, 2019 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, with Father James Kramper and Father John Norman, officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 5 - 7 p.m. at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church with a 7 p.m. Wake Service. Burial will be St. Theresa’s Catholic Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Clearwater American Legion Post #267 and Sons of Legion and Legion Riders.
Lyle passed away August 3, 2019 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk. Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.snidermemorialfh.com
Memorial services for Ellen Heermann, age 78, of Neligh, NE will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 1st Congregational United Church of Christ, with Rev. Dr. Rebecca Z. McNeil, Officiating.
Ellen passed August 2, 2019 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com
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