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Maxine A.P. Kalvelage

March 21, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Maxine A. P. Kalvelage
1915 - 2013
Maxine A. Kalvelage, 98, of Neligh, formerly of Clearwater, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Clearwater with Pastor Gary Ganger officiating.
Interment will follow in the Clearwater Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to www.huffmanlevander.com.
Maxine Anita Pearl Kalvelage, the daughter of Frank and Blanche (Appuhn) Lee was born March 10, 1915 at Greenwood, Nebraska. She graduated from high school in 1934. She worked as a housekeeper, saving her money until she had saved enough to enroll in Beauty College in Lincoln.
She was united in marriage to Emery C. Carey on June 16, 1938 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Lincoln. Maxine worked as a beautician at various beauty shops in Lincoln including the Cosmotique.
In 1941 they moved to Clearwater where Emery worked at the Byron Hemenway Ranch. In 1954 they moved to Sidney where Emery barbered and Maxine continued fixing hair. They returned to Clearwater in 1959 and purchased the Hemenway Ranch. Maxine continued to work as a beautician at various locations in the Clearwater community.
Emery passed away in 1971. Maxine married Ray Kalvelage on December 12, 1976 at Neligh. She continued her beauty work, owing and operating “Maxine’s Beauty Shop” in Neligh from 1974 until 1989 when she retired. They made their home in Neligh, Aurora and Clearwater before returning to Neligh in 2008 when they entered The Willows. They enjoyed traveling together and took many vacations including one to Australia and a cruise to Alaska.
Surviving Maxine are five step-children: John Kalvelage (Cathy) Newbury Park, Ca; Rayann Hale (Authur) of 29 Palms, CA; Max Donaldson-Kalvelage of Fresno, CA; Jane Motel (Vincent) Norco, CA; Paul Donaldson-Kalvelage of Sacramento, CA; 13 step grandchildren; 11 Step-great grandchildren, one brother Philip (Eileen) Lee of Ewing, NE; Brother-in-law Giles Cary of Olympia, WA; along with numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Maxine was preceded in death by her husbands Emery and Raymond, two sisters Fern Cooper and Pauline Lee, and two brothers Francis Lee and Wayne Lee.

Daniel F. Cleary

March 8, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Daniel Frank Cleary
1944 - 2013
Daniel Frank Cleary, 68, of Kansas City, MO passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 26, 2013.
Dan was born on Dec. 9, 1944 in Atkinson, NE to W. Alexander Cleary & Eleanor Marie Mlinar. In 1958 the family moved to Elgin, NE where Dan graduated from St. Boniface High School in 1963. That Fall he moved to Kansas City and lived with his brother Frank and his family. He attended one semester of school at Rockhurst University. In 1965 Frank helped him get a job at the General Motors Leeds plant in Kansas City.
On June 5, 1971, Dan married the love of his life, Barbara Ann Wayman, and they resided in Independence, MO for the next 17 years. In 1987 GM shut down the Leeds car plant. In 1988 Dan was transferred to the GM assembly plant in Janesville, WI. He worked in Janesville until his retirement in 2000. He had devoted 35 years of hard work to his career with GM. He greatly enjoyed his years in Janesville, but felt drawn back to Kansas City. Dan and Barb returned to KC in April of 2001. They enjoyed re-uniting with old friends. They also traveled to national parks and made frequent trips to see relatives.
Dan was a loving and caring husband, father, friend and neighbor. He found joy in everyday life. He was an avid do-it-yourselfer who had intelligence and common sense and enjoyed doing carpentry and electrical projects. He was always happy to lend a helping hand and considered it a privilege to be able to do so. We were all blessed to have him in our lives and his spirit and memory will enrich our hearts forevermore.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents Alex and Ella and by his brothers Bill Cleary and Frank Cleary. He is survived by his wife Barb; his children MIke and Kim; his twin brother Fr Don Cleary, sister Ruth (Jim) Hausmann; brother Tom (Helen) Cleary; sisters-in-law Ellen Cleary and Jeanne Cleary; 10 nieces and nephews, and three great-nieces and seven great-nephews.
Visitation was held at Holy Family Catholic Church at 919 NE 96th St, Kansas City, MO 64155, on Saturday, March 2 at 11 a.m. The funeral followed at noon. Condolences may be sent to www.kccremation.com.

Elaine Spieker

February 28, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Elaine Spieker
1935 - 2013
Elaine (Hilger) Spieker, 78, of Fremont died Feb. 20, 2013. Elaine was born in Elgin and was a 1952 graduate of St. Boniface Catholic High School. She married LeRoy Spieker and they were parents of 11 children and 19 grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Tuesday,  Feb. 26, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fremont.
Memorials to the church or Bergan Jr-Sr High School in Fremont.

Robert C. Campbell

February 28, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Robert Campbell
1934 - 2013
Robert M. Campbell, 78 of Elgin, NE, passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at his home.
A memor-ial visitation and coffee was held Wednesday at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Robert McClean Campbell, son of David McClean and Audrey Nadine (Smith) Campbell, was born March 15, 1934 at Council Grove, KS. He grew up in Morris County, KS and graduated from Emporia High School in 1952.
He served in the United States Army was honorably discharged on April 30, 1963.
Bob married Mary Kathryn Lane in 1963. He worked most of his life as a truck driver, a cowboy and managing feedlots.
In July 1993, they moved to Elgin where Bob worked on the Ernest and Maxine Uhrenholdt farms southwest of Elgin.
He continued working there until retiring around 2010.
He continued helping friends and neighbors part-time.
Bob is survived by his step-children: Suzan Barnes of Cottonwood Falls, KS; Robert (Karen) Spencer of Fall River, KS; grandchildren: Zak Barnes of Lawrence, KS; Abbey (Adrian) Vogel of Cottonwood Falls, KS; great-grandchildren: Pax, Piper, and Lola Vogel; one sister: Marge Campbell of Sacramento, CA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary K. in 1994, and his brother Dwayne Campbell.

Robert Campbell

February 21, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Robert Campbell
1935 - 2013
Robert M. Campbell, 78 of Elgin, NE, passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at his home.
A memorial visitation and coffee was held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin.

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