April 17, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Memorial Service for Katherine L. Watkins age 93 of Neligh will be held at a later date. Arrangements being conducted by Beyer-Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. She passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 in Neligh. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com
April 10, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
1930 — 2014
Harold Eugene Jensen of Austin, Minn, formerly of McIntire, Iowa passed away on April 4, 2014. He was born to Charles and Nora Jensen on March 26, 1930 in Fountain, Colo. Harold grew up in rural Nebraska.
Upon graduation from high school in Neligh, NE, Harold attended Primary Mechanics School at the Technical Training Department of U.S. Naval Schools, Construction Battalion Center at the U.S. Naval Station in Port Hueneme, CA. In December of 1949 Harold joined the U.S. Navy serving in Guam during the Korean Conflict. He proudly served his country until September of 1952.
Upon returning from his tour of duty, Harold married Arlene Elizabeth Ollendick on November 26, 1952 in Cresco, Iowa.
While serving in the Navy, he had acquired unique talents as a heavy equipment operator and mechanic, later using these skills to build a life-long career that spanned over 50 years.
Harold enjoyed fishing, camping and vacationing with his family. He was well known for his passion for gardening and was called upon many times to share his problem solving experience and may have bragged a time or two about his garden’s plentiful harvest. He took immense pride in sharing everything he lovingly grew. Harold and Arlene enjoyed many years on their acreage north of McIntire, Iowa, which they referred to as “Bailey.”
It was here that Harold was able to let his gardening skills flourish.
Harold is survived by his wife of 62 years, Arlene of Austin, Minn. Five children, Harry (Deb) Jensen of Riceville, Iowa; Bob (Jan) Jensen of Decorah, IA; Patty (Chris) Jones of Mountain Home, Idaho; Jolene (Cliff) Knowles, Urbandale, Iowa; Barb (Darrell) Kraft, Austin, Minn.; 9 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and a sister, Joyce Sakha of Omaha. Harold was preceded in death by his parents; a beloved daughter, Donna Lewis Jensen; 2 brothers, Bud and Dwaine; and 3 sisters, Ruth, Opal, and Fern.
A private memorial service for Harold will be held at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Des Moines, Iowa.
There will be a celebration of his life for family and friends at the Riceville Community Building on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Memorials can be directed to the local Veterans of Foreign Wars or the Wounded Warriors Project. Condolences may be sent to Harry Jensen, PO Box 90, Riceville, Iowa 50466.
March 28, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
1947 — 2014
Glen Raymond Dinslage, age 66, was born in Tilden, Nebraska October 8, 1947. He passed away peacefully on March 22, 2014 in his home surrounded by his family.
Glen is survived by Brenda (Warford) Dinslage, his loving wife of 35 years. His son Matthew Dinslage, of Springfield, Missouri; his daughter Melissa Joy of Pleasant Hope, Mo and her two daughters, Amanda Joy and Emma; also survived by his daughter Shelly Richardson and her husband Jonathan Richardson of Pleasant Hope, Mo., and their three daughters, Chelsey Richardson, Hailey Richardson and Shelby Richardson. Glen is survived by his sister Annie Mower and her husband Roger Mower of St. Charles, MO; his sister Jeanette Wirges and her husband Bill Wirges of Omaha, NE; his brother Robert Dinslage and his wife Rose Dinslage of Omaha, NE; his brother Steve Dinslage of Lincoln, NE and his brother Randy Dinslage and his wife Chris Dinslage of Elgin, NE. Glen was blessed to have many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Glen is preceded in death by his father, Edward Dinslage, his mother Wilma (Petsche) Dinslage and a sister Joyce Dinslage. Glen was baptized at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, Nebraska. He attended St. Boniface Elementary and High school. He graduated from Wayne State College in 1970. Following college graduation, Glen worked for Kmart at various locations and states. In his 16th year of working for Kmart Corporation in Springfield, MO, he celebrated his 25 year anniversary. He retired early from Kmart due to a serious illness.
While living and working in Fayetteville, Arkansas, he met Brenda. Following a transfer through Kmart, they were married in Chicago, Illinois on December 22, 1978. They made their home in Hanover Park, Illinois before moving to Springfield, Missouri in 1981. In 2007, they moved to Pleasant Hope, Missouri.
Glen enjoyed fishing, playing pool, golf, playing cards, and spending time with friends and family. Some of his greatest pleasures included fishing trips with his father and brothers, including an annual trip to Canada and back home to visit the family farm in Elgin, NE. Many loving memories were made annually when the entire Dinslage family gathered from many states at a resort at Lake Pomme de Terre.
Services for Glen will be held Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Greenlawn Funeral Home East from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Condolences can be sent to Brenda Dinslage, 5489 South Anita Avenue, Pleasant Hope, MO 67525.
March 21, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Margaret “Midge” McManaman, 80, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Stanton Health Center.
Margaret was born July 26, 1933 to Henry and Elizabeth (Thiele) Schueth at Cedar Rapids, NE. The family moved to Superior, NE where Margaret started school.
In 1940 they moved to Elgin, NE where she attended and graduated from St. Boniface School. Margaret moved to Omaha after graduation to attend college, there she met John “Jack” McManaman and they were married October 7, 1961 in Omaha.
They settled in Norfolk where Margaret was a homemaker, an Administrative Assistant and Women’s Shelter Advocate.
Margaret is survived by her three children: David and Jennifer McManaman of Dallas, TX, Daniel McManaman of Dallas, Michelle Sohler of Norfolk; one grandson Brent Sohler of Norfolk; two brothers: James Schueth of Norfolk, Henry and Rosie Schueth of Elgin, NE; a sister Martha Coliannia of Lakewood, CO; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters and spouses: Delora and Martin Thomas, Agnes and Bill Lattin; a brother Florian Schueth, SDS; two brothers in infancy.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 12, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Norfolk. Burial was at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk.
March 21, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
1926 — 2014
Mary Evelyn Gallishaw died peacefully at her home Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Tomball, Texas.
She was born in Madison, Nebraska to Charles and Vernocia Sprout on August 26, 1926. She moved with her family to Elgin in the spring of 1940 and graduated from Elgin High School in 1944.
Mary attended nursing school at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska and then served as an RN in the United States Air Force, where she met her future husband, Charles.
Mary loved spending time with her family, working as a nurse, traveling, fishing, beach combing, reading and playing cards. She had a great appreciation of nature and was a former member of the Texas Gulf Coast Master Naturalists.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Vernocia Sprout, husband Charles, mother and father in law Irma and Joseph Gallishaw, brothers Leland and William Sprout.
She is survived by her four children: son Joseph Gallishaw and wife Melinda of Houston, Texas, daughter Janet Buffington and husband Rick of Tomball, Texas, daughter Jeanie Ferrell and husband Johnny of San Marcos, Texas, and son John Gallishaw of Jacksonville, Florida; 10 grandchildren. Mary is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Lois Sprout and Mary Sprout, and many beloved nieces and nephews. Mary’s life will be celebrated by family at a private ceremony.