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LaVern Schrage

June 7, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

LaVern Schrage
1927 — 2013
LaVern Schrage of Salem, Oregan died peacefully in his sleep on the morning of May 23, 2013 at the age of 86.
He was born in 1927 in Raeville. His mother passed away when LaVern was only 25 days old, so his Dad and Aunt Kathryn raised him along with his older brother and sister. He attended school at St. Johns in Raeville until the eighth grade. Vern went to the U.S. Army just after the end of World War II, where he served as an MP. After receiving an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army and spending a few years back home in Nebraska, LaVern moved to Oregon where he met his future wife, Sally. LaVern got an “Instant family” when he married Sally in 1962, for she had two toddler daughters from a brief first marriage. To this union were born three more daughters. LaVern and Sally celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in September 2012
LaVern was employed by View-Master/Tyco for 36 years.
Funeral services were on Wednesday, May 29, at St. Edwards Catholic Chuirch in Keizer, Oregon. LaVern was laid to rest with military honors at Williamette Natiional Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.
LaVern is survived by his wife, Sally; daughters Kathy, Colleen, Darlene and Pauli; grandsons Michael, Daniel and Brian; and sister Viola Pelster of Elgin. LaVern was preceded in death by his eldest daughter, Jeannie and his brother Vet Schrage of Petersburg.

Joan Scholl

June 7, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Joan M. Scholl
1935 — 2013
Joan M. Scholl, 78 of Elgin, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Memorial services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
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Joan Marie Scholl, daughter of Arnold and Helen (Johnson) Reikofski, was born May 10, 1935 at Meadow Grove, NE.
She attended school at Tilden and graduated from Tilden High School in 1952. Following graduation, she worked at the Tilden Community Hospital.
On November 26, 1955 Joan married Maynard J. Scholl at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Tilden.
The couple made their home in Elgin all of their married life, where they raised their five children. Joan was a housewife and also worked as a cook at the Elgin Senior Center before retiring in 2000.
Joan was a member of St. Boniface Church and the VFW Auxiliary in Elgin.
She helped and touched many people in her life and enjoyed her job as cook at the Elgin Senior Center. She also enjoyed spending time outside in her flower gardens and with family and friends.
After retirement, she found great pleasure in designing and making quilts for her family.
Joan is survived by her husband Maynard of Elgin, NE; five children: Karin (Mike) Kinney of Elgin, NE; Steve (Donna) Scholl of Friend, NE; Kathy (Kasey) Tobias of Sargent, NE; Randy Scholl and Jeff Scholl, both of Elgin, NE; 11 grandchildren: Joshua and Matthew Kinney, Dylan, Josie and Gracia Scholl, Holli Smith, Kash and Luke Tobias, Emily and Jessica Scholl, and Jacob Schoreder; 12 great-grandchildren: Faith, Cale and Brooke Kinney; Corbin, Emma and Lillianne Kinney; Shanda Halthus, Alicen Campbell, Addison Scholl-Bellah; Maci and Alli Smith and Taylin Tobias.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three grandsons: Danny Scholl, Trent Scholl, and Michael Scholl.

Joan Scholl

May 30, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Joan M. Scholl, 78 of Elgin, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
A memorial service will be held June 1 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin.
A complete obituary will appear in next week’s newspaper.

Monsignor James Cain

May 30, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Monsignor James Cain
1931 - 2013
Msgr. James Cain, 82, died in Omaha on May 6, 2013.
Archbishop George J. Lucas presided at Msgr. Cain’s funeral Mass May 11 at St. Wenceslaus Church, which Msgr. Cain helped build and where he served as pastor for 12 years. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Omaha.
The late priest was chancellor from 1969 to 1981. After serving as chancellor, Msgr. Cain was appointed vicar general and he was assigned as pastor of St. Wenceslaus Parish to help build the new church in southwest Omaha. He was pastor at St. Wenceslaus from 1981 to 1995, then served as pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Springfield until he retired in 2002 and eventually moved to St. John Vianney Residence in Omaha.
He received the title of monsignor in 2003.
A native of Elgin, Msgr. Cain studied for the priesthood at Conception Seminary in Conception, Mo., and St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul, Minn.
Ordained in 1956, his first assignment was assistant pastor at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha.
Msgr. is survived by a niece, Barbara Becker of Fremont, Calif.

Ronald Carman

May 30, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Ronald G. Carman
1947 —2013
Ronald G. Carman, age 65 of Neligh, died May 23, 2013 in Neligh.
He was born May 7, 1947 in Texas to George and LaDell Carman. Ron worked as a truck driver, and was a bronco and bull rider in rodeos. He touched many lives in Nebraska, California, Tennessee, Texas and wherever he went. He had many friends and family members who loved and adored him. He will be missed.
Ron is survived by his former partner Sheryl Wooton of Neligh, former wife Denise Roth of Neligh, children Nick Carman and Dustin Carman of Neligh, Jennifer Carman of Clovis, CA, P.J. Carman of Norfolk, Amanda Carman of Washington, Lindsay Carman of Georgia, and Brandon Cruz of Clovis, CA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Sandra Carman and Georgia Carman, and twin brother Donald Carman.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Neligh at a later date. Memorials may be sent to PO Box 127, Wahoo, NE 68066.
Pruss-Nabity Funeral Home of Wahoo is in charge of the arrangements.

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