Connie Mae Searcey, 70, of Lincoln, Nebraska, formerly of Auburn, Nebraska died Monday, September 24, 2018 at Grace Pointe Assisted Living in Lincoln. She was born March 9, 1948 to Harry and Helen Leseberg in Marysville, Kansas. She graduated from Barneston High School in 1966. Connie and he…

Ann L. Schoneweis, 87, Beatrice, departed this life surrounded by her family, Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. She was born April 10, 1931 rural Holmesville to Charles C. and Bertha M. (Ruter) Lineweber. She lettered in volleyball and graduated from Hol…

Donald “Don” Coudeyras, 73, Burchard, passed away Sept. 23, 2018. He was born to Rene and Wilma (Kunc) Coudeyras on Jan. 24, 1945 in Pawnee City, NE. He graduated from Liberty High School in 1963. Don was a long time farmer. On August 1, 1969, Don was united in marriage to Janet Bredemeier a…

Donald Coudeyras, 73, of Burchard, passed away Sept. 23, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 at the Salem U.C.C., Steinauer. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with family greeting friends from 6- 8 p.m. Wed. Sept. 26, 2018 at the Wher…

Joyce Fay Langdale, daughter of Oscar and Laura (Jackson) Langdale, was born in Beatrice, Nebraska on January 27, 1931. She passed from this life July 17, 2018 at the Blue Valley Lutheran Care Home in Hebron, Nebraska. She was 87 years of age. Joyce was admitted to Beatrice State Development…

Robert O. “Bob” Hiner, 72, of Beatrice formerly Blue Springs died at the Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, September 21, 2018. He was born July 1, 1946 at Beatrice and graduated from Wymore High School. He received many awards for running track in High School. He served in…

Jean Novotny passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at her home in Platte City, Mo., at the age of 69 while surrounded by her family. Jean was born November 7, 1948 in Odell, to Earl and Monica Spitsnogle. Raised on the family farm near Odell, Jean was a 1966 graduate of Odell High School p…

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Emmett H. Carnes, Jr., “Jay”, 74 was born at “the old Lutheran hospital” in Beatrice on July 28, 1944 to Emmett, Sr. and Rosina (Paben) Carnes. Jay rested in the loving arms of his Savior on September 21, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. He attended grade school at Fairbury and Di…

Ann Schoneweis, 87, Beatrice passed away surrounded by family on Sept. 20, 2018. Services pending at Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice.

Wilbur H. “Pete” Oestreich, age 96 of Beatrice passed away on September 18, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society of Beatrice. He was born in Linn, Kansas on May 14, 1922 to Fred and Emma (Laue) Oestreich. He was a graduate of Linn High School and attended Watch Repair School in Denver. Pete se…

Jordan Dean Murphy, 24 of Pawnee City, formerly of Wymore, passed away on Sept. 15, 2018. He was born on March 29, 1994 in Beatrice to Jeff and Kelli (Maxson) Murphy. Jordan was a 2012 graduate of Southern High School and graduated from Peru State College with a Bachelor of Science in Physic…

Richard “Rich” C. Roche, 75, of Beatrice passed away at his home on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. He was born Jan. 7, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri to Rufus R. and Mathilda O. (DeBauche) Roche. Rich grew up in Washington, Kansas and graduated in 1961 from Washington High School. He served in the U…

Harlan Paul Baehr, 77, of Lincoln, NE passed away September 12, 2018. Born December 12, 1940 in Beatrice, NE to Williams and Emma (Buhr) Baehr. Harlan worked on various farms while in school. After high school he worked for the Nebraska Department of Roads, Dobson Brothers Construction Co., …

Robert R. Freese, 83, of Fairbury passed away September 13, 2018 at Gardenside LTC in Fairbury. He was born December 8, 1934 to John and Adela Freese at Plymouth.

Barbara Elizabeth Bock passed away on August 30, 2018. She was born on June 9, 1931.

Thomas Grant Wicken of Cortland, NE passed on September 7, 2018.

Genevieve Lavonne Essex, 96, died Sept. 9, 2018, at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation.

Alwin F. Grefe of Plymouth, age 94, died September 6, 2018 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. The youngest of four children, he was born June 7, 1924 to Hermann and Dorothea “Dora” (Dammann) Grefe at Odell, Nebraska. He was baptized at Bethlehem Lutheran Church at rural Bremen, Kansas on Ju…

George Henry Mentgen, 87, Beatrice died Friday, September 07, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. He was born June 14, 1931 in Lincoln, NE. George married Rosanna Mae Novotny May 7, 1953 at the courthouse in Beatrice. He was foreman for Norris Public Power until he retired in 199…

Hilda M. Henke, age 100, formerly of Clatonia, died September 4, 2018 in Wilber. Memorial Services: Friday, 10:30 AM, Zion Lutheran Church, Clatonia. Cremation, no visitation. Kuncl Funeral Home in Wilber is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.kunclfh.com.

Connie Faye Janssen, 71, Beatrice died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Bryan Medical Center-West. She was born September 7, 1946 in Beatrice to Jesse and Evelyn (Wilhelm) Ames. Connie married Robert Janssen October 4, 1964 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Beatrice. She graduated from Beatrice Hi…

Barbara Elizabeth Bock passed away on June 9, 1931. She was born on August. 30, 2018.

Charles Henry Kerl, 91, formerly of Beatrice, Nebraska was born to Ralph L. and Mina (Cook) Kerl on July 30, 1927 in Each county (Seneca), Kansas. He attended Gravel Hill country school and graduated from Pawnee City High School in 1944. On February 22, 1949, Henry was united in marriage to …

Betty L. Stiles, 90 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Good Samaritan Center Tuesday morning, September 4, 2018. She was born on May 17, 1928 at Palmer, NE and graduated from Palmer High School and the St. Francis School of Nursing in Grand Island. Betty and Glen D. Stiles were mar…

Calvin Ray McBride, 78, of Fairbury was born to Oliver Herbert McBride and Ella Mae Ahrens McBride on January 24, 1940 in Brewster, Nebraska. He passed away August 30, 2018 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.

Dennis D. Allington, age 73 of Wymore passed away on September 4, 2018. He was born in Beatrice on August 30, 1945 to Duane and Ruby (Retchless) Allington. He attended country school at Maple Grove, Beatrice High School, and later earned his GED. On November 12, 1966, Dennis married Sharon K…

Audrey Ann Faxon, 83, Beatrice died Monday, September 3, 2018 at Beatrice Health and Rehab. She was born May 26, 1935 in Beatrice to Claude and Margaret (Stevens) Bartlett. She grew up in the Beatrice area. Audrey married John E. Faxon on May 29, 1955 at the Ellis United Methodist Church, th…

Maynard Paul Kellerman, 75 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Whispering Winds Cottage in Beatrice. He was born on February 15, 1943 in Stuttgart, Kansas to Paul and Alwina (Merklein) Kellerman. Maynard was baptized into the Lutheran faith on March 5, 1943 a…

John “Crazy John” Raymond Nispel, 73 years of age, of Liberty, Missouri, formerly of Plymouth, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the NorthCare Hospice House in North Kansas City, Missouri. He was born on December 7, 1944 in Beatrice to Raymond and Dorothy (Bengston) Nispel. John w…

Leigh McKee Coffin, 66 years of age, of Beatrice passed away unexpectedly at the Beatrice Community Hospital Wednesday morning, August 29, 2018. He was born on June 2, 1952, graduated from Beatrice High School in 1970, and left Beatrice to attend Michigan State University, where he graduated…