May 16, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
A memorial service for James H. Ziegenbein, 96 of Neligh, NE, will be held Sunday, May 26 at 3 p.m. at the Neligh Senior Center, south Main Street, Neligh.
James died December 14, 2012 at the Golden Living Center, Neligh. Burial at a later date.
Willis Anthony Grundmeyer
1924 - 2013
Willis Grundmeyer, of Lamont, Iowa, passed away on March 29, 2013. Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point, Iowa, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
He was born at Raeville on May 8, 1924, to Anton and Dorothy Grundmeyer. He was married to Bernice Klein on February 14, 1950.
They were the parents of eight children, all of whom survive; and 15 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Interment was at St. Albert’s Cemetery at Lamont with military honors by Aurora Legion Post #445.
Agnes H. Starman
1927 - 2013
Agnes H. Starman, 86 of Elgin, NE passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, April 20, at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville with Rev. Michael Malloy officiating.
Burial followed in the parish cemetery.
Agnes Henrietta Starman, daughter of John B. and Clara (Henkenius) Moser, was born February 4, 1927 at Elgin. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, NE and attended St. Boniface High School graduating in 1945. Following graduation, she worked at the Elgin Drug Store. On January 31, 1950, Aggie married Leonard Gerhardt Starman at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, NE. They made their home on a farm near Raeville, NE where Agnes was a homemaker, raising their nine children.
In 1990, the couple moved to Elgin, NE. Aggie helped at the Petersburg Senior Center and the Elgin Community Center for many years. She entered the Golden Living Center in November 2012.
Aggie was a member of St. Bonaventure Church in Raeville, NE, St. Bonaventure Christian Mothers, and the Happy Kids Band.
She loved music, flowers, reading books, doing puzzles, the neighbor kids, the community center, and most of all spending time with her family.
Aggie is survived by nine children: Rose (Sam) Schaecher of Meadow Grove; Harold Starman of Petersburg; Carol (Jim) Schiltmeyer of Elgin; Marge (Elmer) Uehling of Grand Island; Steve (Beverly) Starman of Oakdale; Nancy (James) Zwingman of Elgin; Vet (Vicki) Starman of Fairbanks, AK; Susan Starman of Grand Island; Larry (Tammy) Starman of Oakdale; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Genny Henn of Elgin; Clara Jensen of Stanton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Leonard in 2003; two grandchildren: Chris Schaecher and Shari Schiltmeyer; and one son-in-law: Laddie Tomka.
1924 - 2013
Mattie “Leona” (Boies) Johansen Jessen, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2013 at the age of 88 years, five months and 20 days. Leona or Grandma as she was known to many, was a resident of Lancaster Manor in Lincoln, NE and most recently Saunders County Long Term Care Center in Wahoo, NE where she was loved and cared for to the time of her death.
Leona was born October 24, 1924 in Plainview, NE to Ray and Susie (Otto) Boies. Leona married Vernon Johansen on Oct. 13, 1945 at Bethany Lutheran Church rural Plainview. Vernon passed away on Sept. 26, 1961. She married Harry Jessen on Dec. 30, 1966.
Leona lived in Plainview most of her life. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, playing cards and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include her husband Harry Jessen of Plainview, daughters Sandi (Everett) Anderson and Sally Hoefer of Omaha, nine grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, four step children and nine step grandchildren, sisters Phyllis Steinkraus of Wausa, Norma Jean (Don) White of Plainview, nieces and nephews.
Leona was preceded in death by her husband Vernon Johansen, parents Ray & Susie Boies, Son-in-laws Alvin Hoefer and Bill Ruth and two brothers-in-law, Larry Larsen and Wendell Steinkraus.
Visitation was held Tuesday, April 23 at Ashburn Funeral Home in Plainview. Funeral services are Wednesday, April 24 (today) at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Plainview and burial at the Danish Cemetery rural Plainview.
April 4, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Della Mae Hoefer
1951 - 2013
Funeral services for Della Mae Hoefer, 61, of Norfolk were held Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Norfolk.
Burial was at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, rural Clearwater. Visitation was held Monday with a Rosary, all at Home for Funerals, Norfolk, Nebraska.
Della Mae died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at her home.
Della Mae was born October 24, 1951 at Elgin, NE to Delmont and Mary Ann (Schueth) Hoefer. She grew up on a farm Southwest of Elgin and resided there for many years.
Della Mae is survived by her brother Dan Hoefer of Elgin, aunts, an uncle and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, several aunts, uncles and cousins.