June 23, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Genevieve A. Henn
1924 — 2016
Genevieve A. “Genny” Henn, 92 formerly of Elgin, NE passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at The Willows in Neligh, NE.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
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.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Genevieve Ann Henn, daughter of John B. and Clara (Henkenius) Moser, was born March 20, 1924 in the family home at Elgin, NE. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin and attended St. Boniface grade school and high school, graduating 12th grade. On April 30, 1945, Genny married Nick Henn at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin.
They have one son Chris Henn, born on August 8, 1968. They lived on a farm east of Raeville, NE for 19 years before purchasing a farm southwest of Elgin, NE. They lived there until moving to Elgin in 2001.
Genny was a long time member of both St. Bonaventure and St. Boniface Christian Mothers. She truly enjoyed watching nieces and nephews for her family and children of the parishes. She loved to cook and garden and help Nick around the farm. Above all, was her faith in God.
She is survived by her son Chris Henn (Janice) of Lenexa, KS; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Genny was preceded in death by her parents; husband Nick Henn; brothers: Alvin, Paul and Ray Moser; sisters: Malinda Bode, Rose Salber, Agnes Starman and Clara Jensen; along with three brothers and one sister in infancy; five brothers-in-law: Harold Henn, Reuben Jensen, Leonard Starman, Fred Bode and Lawrence Salber; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
June 23, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Krystal Ann Ganskow Quinn, 55, of Port Neches, TX passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 following a lengthy illness.
In 1972, Krystal’s parents purchased The Plantation House. Krystal graduated from Elgin High School with the class of 1979.
She is survived by her mother Gayl Ganskow, husband Steven, daughter Morgan Prewitt, brother Paul Ganskow and nephew Avery Ganskow.
She was preceded in death by her father, Louis Ganskow (July 2012) and husband Bob Murray (1984).
Lucille B. Norris
1928 — 2016
Lucille B. Norris, 88 formerly of Bartlett, NE, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Howard County Medical Center in St. Paul, NE.
A celebration of life service will be held 3 p.m. Friday at the Chalk Hills Community Church in Scotia, NE.
To honor Lucille’s wishes, she has been cremated. Dolce-Scheef Mortuary of Spalding, NE is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com
Lucille Bernice Norris, daughter of George Walter and Lena (Kruse) Currie, was born February 7, 1928 at Loretto, NE. She attended rural grade schools in Wheeler County, graduating from Wheeler County High School in Bartlett, NE in 1946, following three years living in the girls’ dormitory.
On September 11, 1948, Lucille married Willis A. Woodman at Grace Baptist Church in Omaha, NE. They lived in Omaha, NE, Denver, CO and Glendale, AZ where Lucille worked in various factories.
On September 28, 1972, she married Roger J. Norris in Phoenix, AZ. The couple lived in Glendale, AZ before moving to Bartlett, NE, where Lucille spent years writing the Bartlett News. Lucille was a member and held various offices in the Beaver Valley Women’s Club, TOPS, and the Bartlett Garden Club.
She was a member Park Center Congregational Church from 1936-1946 before joining the Baptist church which she attended in Omaha, Denver, Phoenix, Ericson and Scotia.
She is survived by her daughter: Janiece (Ron) Saxton of Prescott, AZ; two sons: Mark Woodman of Phoenix, AZ; Paul (Susan) Woodman of Albany, IN; one step-son: Walter (Shirley) Norris of Peoria, AZ; two grandsons: Andrew and Austin Woodman of Dunkirk, IN; one great-grandson Connor Boyce; two step-grandchildren: Randy Saxton of Tempe, AZ and Delene (Clark) Boyce of Cornville, AZ; one brother: Roger Currie of Elgin, NE; one brother-in-law Irvin Briese of Lincoln, NE; one sister-in-law: Dorothy Currie of Norfolk, NE; along with numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands: Willis Woodman and Roger Norris; three brothers: Wayne, Orin and Ralph Currie: and two sisters: Irene Currie and Marion Briese.
1957 — 2016
Ellen “Ellie” Seier Plunkett, 58, passed away on May 25, 2016 at Fort Worth, TX. She returned to her Heavenly home while doing what she loved.
Ellie was born on Sept. 25, 1957, in Elgin, NE, to Raymond and LaVerne Seier. She married Randy Plunkett in 1977 and they raised 2 boys together in Hudson Oaks, TX.
Ellie was an accomplished registered nurse and manager. She was kind and passionate, and always had time for those in need, and will be deeply missed by the family and friends who loved her so dearly, and who celebrate the fact that she is at peace with her creator.
Survivors include husband and best friend, Randy; sons and daughters-in-law, Zach and Jade, Greg and Chelsey; grandsons, Carter and Walter; siblings, Pat, Bill, Margaret, Elaine, Laura and Vicky; many nephews and nieces.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, May 31 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Fort Worth, TX.
Judy R. Beckman
1945 — 2016
Services for Judy Rosemary (Werner) Beckman, 70, of Lindsay, were held Monday, June 6, at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Lindsay. Burial followed in the Holy Family Church Cemetery, with Rev. Jim Novotny, Rev. Martin Beckman, and Deacon Louis Dohmen officiating.
Visitation was held Sunday at Holy Family Church, with a prayer service.
She died on June 1 at the Golden Living Center in Norfolk, after a long battle with cancer.
Judy was born on July 14, 1945, in Humphrey, to Marion and Rosalia (Dohmen) Werner. She attended Holy Family School in Lindsay, graduating in 1963. After graduation she worked at Dugans Grocery Store in Lindsay.
In 1964 she moved to Omaha and was employed at the Omaha National Bank from 1964 to 1966.
On September 6, 1965, Judy married Larry Beckman of Elgin at Holy Family Church in Lindsay. They lived in Omaha until 1967, when they moved to Lindsay.
Judy was a housewife until 1978, when she was then employed at the Bank of Lindsay. She retired from the bank on December 23, 2011, after 34 years.
Judy enjoyed sewing, crocheting, traveling on a motorcycle with Larry, and camping with family and friends. She belonged to the Holy Family Guild, the American Legion Auxiliary, was a Girl Scout leader, was bookkeeper for Holy Family Church for several years, worked at the plant project, and loved spending time with family. Judy always put others above herself.
Judy is survived by her spouse, Larry, and their 3 children and spouses: Cheryl (Steve) Petroski of Omaha, Terry (Sue) Beckman of Norfolk, and Denise (Pat) Brockhaus of Humphrey; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren.
She is also survived by her six sisters and two brothers and their spouses: Bonnie (Larry) Schumacher of Omaha, Marie (John) Borgmann of Norfolk, Joan (Ken) Stone of Lindsay, Mariam (Dan) Henggeler of Columbus, Gene (Sue) Werner of Lindsay, Jane (Paul) Frauendorfer of Madison, Ray (Carla) Werner of Firth, and Ann (Dean) Preister of Humphrey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Joe and Walter Werner; and brother-in-law, Henry Aase.