Memorial Services for Dennis W. Anson age 69, of Ewing, Ne will be 10.30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater with Pastor Wayne Smith, Officiating. Burial will be in Ewing City Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater, NE. Denny passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital in O’Neill, NE. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.snidermemorialfh.com
Dennis Wayne Anson was born on August 18, 1949 in Tilden, NE to Vance and Thelma (Kruntorad) Anson. Dennis graduated from Ewing High School in 1967 and went on to earn an Associates Degree in drafting from Nettles College in Columbus, NE. After college, he worked in drafting before eventually talking a job with Hobbs Farms in Ewing, NE. In February 1977, he married Frances (Slizoski) Anson and to this union two children were born.
The couple purchased Southfork Bar in 1982 and ran it until their divorce in 1984. Dennis continued to operate the bar with the help of his mother, Thelma, until 2007. He enjoyed working next to his mother, talking to the customers, and trying different foods. After selling the bar, he worked at SteppCo helping the owner, Tom Stepp, with heating and air conditioning. He eventually had to retire due to his long, hard battle with cancer.
Dennis joined the Ewing Volunteer Fire Department in 1982 and proudly served as fire chief for 15 years beginning in 1990. Fishing was one of Dennis’ favorite past times, and he went any chance he got, often with his brother Terry. He was a very proud grandfather of six grandchildren, and he spent his spare time attending as many of their events as he could.
He is survived by his mother, Thelma, two children, Kimberly Strong (Dustin) of O’Neill, and John Anson of Ewing, a brother, Terry Anson (Rita) of Ewing, and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father Vance.
Funeral Services for Norma Jean Wilcox age 92, of Fall City, Ne formally of Clearwater will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2019 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater with Pastor Daniel Feusse, Officiating.
Burial will be in Clearwater Cemetery. Norma Jean passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at Community Memorial Hospital in Fall City with her 3 children, daughter-in-law and grand daughter Natalie by her side. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.snidermemorialfh.com
Celebration of Life Visitation for Clarine F. Furstenau, age 87, of Neligh, NE will be 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2019 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Private burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh. Clarine passed away May 11, 2019 at Neligh Care and Rehabilitation in Neligh. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Condolence may be directed to family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com
Clarine Faye Furstenau was born on February 15, 1932 to Arthur and Lula (Weyhrich) Huwaldt at her grandparents home in Norfolk, Ne. She attended country school District 35 and graduated from Neligh High School with the class of 1949. On February 19, 1950, she was united in marriage to Uen Furstenau at Crawford Valley Methodist Church rural Plainview, Ne. She helping on the farm, side by side with Uen. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, reading, following grandkids and great grandkids activities. Member of Willowdale Homemakers Club and Crawford Valley Methodist Church.
Survived by husband, Uen Furstenau of Neligh, NE. Children, Randy and wife, Karen Furstenau of Strasburg, CO and Rhonda and husband, Dave Jedlicka of Schuyler, NE. Grandchildren 6 and 13 great grandchildren. Sister, Elaine (Clare) Jones of Puyallup, WA and Carol Rossow of Tilden, NE.
Preceded in death by her parents. Brother, Vernon and sister, LaVon. Sister-in-law, June Huwaldt, Nadine Furstenau, Gladys Furstenau, Dolly (Walter) Hansen. Brother-in-law, Dale Moon.
Funeral services for Frances A. McCoy, age 94, of Neligh, NE will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2019 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Neligh with Father Pat Nields, officiating. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Ewing. Visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at St. Francis Catholic Church and Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. Frances passed away May 3, 2019 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Frances Alice (Kruntorad/Bollwitt) McCoy was born on October 3, 1924 to Frank and Dorothy (Harris) Kruntorad at Ewing, NE. Frances attended rural schools in Wheeler County, south of Ewing and graduated from Wheeler County High School in 1942. On December 19, 1942, she married Richard W. Bollwitt. They had three children, Beverly, Linda and Richard Dean. After the return of Richard W. from WWII, Frances and Richard farmed for several years and also ran a dry goods store after moving to Ewing. They moved to Neligh in 1955, and after Richard W. getting severely hurt in 1957, she went to work out of the home at Wanek Drug, Dr. Peetz Office, at a steakhouse in Neligh and Oakdale, and Dr. Barr office in Tilden. Frances married Leon McCoy on November 3, 1979, and she also worked in his real estate and tax prep office. She and Leon traveled much. Frances’ hands were always busy cooking, crocheting hundreds of items for the family and friends. Making and quilting at least 100 quilts or quilted or embroidering items. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church since 1955.
Survived by her children: Beverly and Leland Hoepfinger or Bainbridge Island, WA; Linda Wingate of Neligh, NE; and Richard “Richie” and Sue Bollwitt of Seward, NE. Six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Sister, Audrey Campanile and sister-in-law, Ruby Kruntorad.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Lyle Kruntorad; and sister Doris Rotert.
Anthony Joel DePalma, loving son of Adam and Paula (Galindo) DePalma, of Revere, Massachusetts tragically passed away on Tuesday April 30th.
Anthony was the brother of Isaiah Quiceno, Lauren DePalma, and Angelina DePalma and grandson of William and Diana Galindo, Merly and Mark Giglio, Gail and Christopher Trusow and Nick and Monica DePalma. He was also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Family and friends will honor Anthony's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street East Boston, on Monday May 6th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and again Tuesday morning at 11:00 am for a service in the funeral home serenity chapel. Services will conclude with Anthony being laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.
Leona “Lee” Mae Gossman, 88, of Lincoln, formerly of Humboldt, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Windcrest on Van Dorn in Lincoln, NE.
Leona was born to Joseph and Florence (Mitchell) McGinnis on November 20, 1930 in Humboldt, Nebraska. Lee grew up on a farm in rural Humboldt and was the second youngest of 8 children. While visiting the East Coast she contracted polio and she remained there to receive the Sister Kenny treatments before returning to Nebraska.
Upon her return to Nebraska, she met Otto Rudolph Gossman and they were married in 1958. They settled in Humboldt and raised their two children, Sheryl Lee and David Otto. They were devoted Presbyterian’s.
Lee enjoyed bowling league for many years, playing bridge, being a den mother for cub scouts, teaching vacation bible school, and spending the weekends at the lake with her family.
She is survived by her children; Sheryl (Greg) Davis, David (Sharon) Gossman, grandchildren; Josh (Shauna), Ben (Lilly), Jeff (Kellie), Brienne, great-grandchildren; Coltin Bauer, Merin, Draydin, Bergin, Beckah, Barrett, Bennett, Baeli, Declan, Makai.
She is preceded in death by her husband; Otto Gossman, parents; Joseph and Florence McGinnis, siblings; June, Maude, Joe, Earl, Eugene, Jack, Richard.
Condolences may be left online at www.lincolnccfh.com
Family graveside inurnment will be at the Humboldt Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial Service for Donald D. Allen, age 75, of Norfolk, NE will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Beyers Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh, NE with Pastor Bruce Phillips, Officiating.
Donald passed away on April 27, 2019 at St. Joesph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be directed to family at www.beyersnidernemorialfh.com
Donald D. Allen was born on December 20, 1943 to Gordon and Evelyn (Gadeken) Allen in Neligh. He attended high school in Neligh and graduated with with the Class of 1961 and attended Northeast College in Norfolk. He enlisted in the National Guard for 7 years. He worked at the school as the maintenance man at Norfolk Junior High School for many years. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards, and hunting. He was the member of the Eagles Club and American Legion Post #16 of Norfolk.
Survived by his son, Michael Allen of Omaha, NE. Brother, Wayne and wife, Lisa Allen of Green Valley, AZ. Nieces: Royce Quinn of Hamilton, IA; Lynda Reid of Maxwell, IA; Carla Peltier of Chicago, IL; Mandy Corriea of Chehalis, WA and Misty Simmons of Ollela, WA. Nephews: Steven Luft of Des Moines, IA; Kenneth Allen of Federal Way, WA; Bryan Allen of Mill Creek, WA. Great nieces: Mandy Corriea of Chehalis, WA and Misty Simmons of Ollala, WA.
Preceded in death by his parents. Sister, Janice Luft.
Kalin T. Henn, 21, of Elgin, NE, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Brookings Health System in Brookings, SD.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 2, 2019 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville, NE, with Rev. Kevin Vogel and Deacon Dennis Wiehn officiating. Interment will follow at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Elgin, NE. Visitation will be 4:00-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, with a 7:30 p.m. wake service.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin, NE is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial services for Betty Beltz, age 91, of Plainview will be held at the Corner Stone Bible Church in Orchard on Saturday, April 27.
There will be no visitation and interment will be at a later date. Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Jean Beltz was born April 15, 1928, in Kansas City, KS to Fred and Minnie (Wilson) Siemson. She attended rural schools in Missouri and near Pierce, NE, before graduating from Pierce High School. She attended Wayne State College and college in Emporia, KS. She was school teacher before her marriage. Betty married Lloyd Beltz August 14, 1949, at the United Methodist Church in Pierce. The couple farmed the rest of their lives in Antelope County. Betty attended the Corner Stone Bible Church at Orchard.
Betty is survived by one son, Thomas Beltz (Darlene) of Plainview; two daughters, Barbara (Sam) Schwager of Orchard and Kathy (Keith) Lubberstedt of Coleridge; 16 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren;
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lloyd June 23, 2003; one daughter; three brothers; and one sister.
Memorial services for Richard “Mike” Bailey, age 83, of Orchard, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Assembly of God Church in O’Neill, Nebraska.
Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Richard “Mike” Bailey went to heaven April 15, 2019, after a brief illness. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska where he grew up and became a policeman like his father. Mike worked in law enforcement for 31 years, the last eight year as a deputy Sheriff for Ben Matchett.
Mike enjoyed hunting and fishing all his life, he loved people and would visit with anyone. He always had a smile for all he met.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He leaves behind his wife, Sharon of almost 40 years; children, Kim and her husband Jim of California, Tim and Linda and family of California, and Shelly and Vince and family of California; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, Tara, Cina, and Asher, Brook, Max Graham, Derek, Polly, Finn, Tim Starman and Christine Starman of Nebraska; and many friends.
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