1978 — 2015
Funeral services for Amanda Jo Ofe, age 36, of Neligh, Nebraska were held Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Neligh United Methodist Church.
Visita-tion was Friday, January 9, 2015 at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden.
Amanda died Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh.
Amanda Jo Ofe, daughter of Donald Bruce and Connie (Brittell) Ofe was born August 23, 1978 at Tilden, Nebraska. Mandy attended Elgin Public Schools, graduating with the class of 1996.
She was blessed with two sons, Alex and Julien.
She graduated from Northeast Community College with a degree in Business Administration. Mandy loved her job as Customer Sales and Service Representative at Farmers Pride in Neligh, Nebraska.
Some of her hobbies that she enjoyed were reading and cooking, but her favorite thing in the world were her sons Alex and Julien and their accomplishments. Mandy was a member of the Oakdale Methodist Church.
Survivors include: her two sons, Alex and Julien; her parents Bruce and Connie Ofe of Oakdale; sister, Jenny and husband Adam Cameron of Oakdale; three nephews, Taven, Kaden, and Jace all of Oakdale; grandmothers, Shirley Ofe of Oakdale, and Evalena Brittell of Neligh; and soul mate, Clinton Linder of Neligh.
She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Bud and Leland.
Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
1924 — 2015
Dorothy E. “Dottie” Landauer, 90, of Albion, NE, died Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Wolf Memorial Good Sam-aritan Center in Albion. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, January 10, 2015 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating.
Burial followed at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Albion.
Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Dorothy E. “Dottie” Landauer, the daughter of Frederick “Fred” and Mary Dozler Henke was born April 20, 1924 at Elgin, Nebraska. She received her education at St. Boniface Catholic School and graduated from St. Boniface High School in 1942.
Following her schooling, she worked in Norfolk, Omaha, and at the Ordinance Plant in Grand Island.
Dorothy was united in marriage to LaVern Joseph “Shorty” Landauer on October 1, 1946 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Petersburg.
The couple lived northwest of Petersburg and later west of Petersburg until 1957, when they moved to a farm southwest of Albion. There they farmed until 1988, when they moved into Albion.
Dottie worked as a housekeeper for several families in Albion and later at Qualset Furniture for a number of years.
In addition to being a longtime member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Altar Society, Dottie was a member and past president of the Cedar Rapids Art Guild and a member of the Korner Quilters for over 30 years. She enjoyed painting, quilting, crocheting and embroidering as well as cooking.
She is survived by her husband LaVern “Shorty” of Albion; one son, Dave Landauer (Deb) of Albion, NE; one grandson, John Landauer (Angie) of Fremont, NE; two granddaughters: Jennifer Landauer of Petersburg, NE, and Janelle King (Chad) of Newman Grove, NE; great grandchildren: Julia and Jack Landauer of Fremont, NE; one sister Laverna Sauser of Cedar Rapids, NE, and one brother Darold Henke of Buckeye, AZ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Marvin in 1968; brother and sister-in-law Leonard and Millie Henke; sister Mildred Henke, brother-in-law Charles Sauser and sister-in-law Dorothy Henke.
1931 — 2014
Geraldine (Hand) Bader, age 83, died December 24, 2014. She was born October 27, 1931 in Edison, NE to Fritz and Hazel (Whyte) Hand.
She started teaching in a one room school house in rural Nebraska.
An exceptional storyteller, she was gifted at entertaining children while teaching them.
A member of Bethany First Church of the Nazarene, she was a former president of the Kumjoynus class.
She was also active in Southern Nazarene University’s Association of Retired Professionals.
Gerry and her husband Dean resided in Colorado for more than 46 years where he owned his barbershop business and she worked as a business woman.
They moved to Yukon, Oklahoma in 2003.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years, Dean Richard Bader; and brother, Walter Hand. Survivors include her sons, Ted and wife Marilyn of Yukon OK, Edward and wife Dee of Portland OR; sisters, Jackie Dwyer of Elgin and Janet Warner of Edison; brothers, Larry Hand of McCook and Phillip Hand of Hebron; four grandchildren, Trudee, Luke, Joshua and Samuel; and 14 great-grandchildren.
1947 — 2015
Funeral services for MaryAnn Penne, age 67, of Oakdale, Nebraska, will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015, at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden, Nebraska. Reverend Cathy Allen will officiate, with graveside services at 2 p.m. at West Cedar Valley Cemetery in Elgin.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 14, 2015, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden.
MaryAnn died Sunday, January 11, 2015, at her home in rural Oakdale. Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home of Tilden is in charge of arrangements.
MaryAnn Penne, daughter of Dr. Jack and Bonnie (Lewis) Millenbah was born July 7, 1947 at Merrill, Wisconsin. She attended Merrill High School in Merrill, Wisconsin. She was married to Richard Penne on September 18, 1971 at Holy Cross Convent Chapel in Merrill. Two children were born to this union: Robert and Bonnell.
They made their home on a farm southwest of Tilden for 41 years. MaryAnn loved the outdoors, helping her husband on the farm, playing cards, playing the piano, gardening, and running after her two children. During this time she also worked at the Tilden Community Hospital from 1990 until 2011. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Penne of rural Oakdale; son, Robert of Fremont, Nebraska; daughter Bonnell and husband Chad Jochum of Norfolk, Nebraska; mother, Bonnie Millenbah of Merrill, Wisconsin; two step grandchildren; and brother, Jay and his wife Mary Jo Millenbah of Merrill, Wisconsin.
She was preceded in death by her father, and two brothers.
1931 — 2015
Roger Henn, 83, of Albion (formerly of Battle Creek), passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 9, 2015, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Battle Creek, NE.
Officiating the funeral service will be Rev. James F. McCluskey and Deacon Tom Hughes. Interment will be at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery will full military rites. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Thursday, January 8, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Battle Creek.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.
Roger George Henn was born September 18, 1931, to Sylvester “Vet” and Ada (Stokes) Henn south of Elgin. He attended and graduated from St. Boniface school. Roger married Marjorie Kubes September 28, 1953, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Battle Creek. Roger served in the U.S. Army at Ft. Riley, KS from January 1953 to December 1954.
Following his discharge, the couple moved to a farm north of Battle Creek where they raised their nine kids and operated a dairy farm. Roger married Joan (Fisher) Hupp October 3, 2007. They resided both in Albion and Chandler, AZ.
He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and a member of the American Legion in Albion.
Roger is survived by his wife Joan, children; Therese (Justin) Zeigler, of Tucson, AZ, Patricia (John) Remus, and Joan (JR) Walber, of Omaha, Mike (Marsha) Henn, of Battle Creek, Barb (Kevin) Connot, of Allen, Susan (Allen) Penas, of Waverly, Mary Kay (Scott) Hasemann, of Wayne, Nancy (Dwight) Praeuner, of Battle Creek, Kristen (Dennis) Richardson, Wallingford, CT, stepsons; Dr. Brad (Michelle) Hupp of Venice, FL, Corey (Mary) Hupp of Palm Desert, CA, Rob (Gretchen) Hupp of Stanton, 23 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, and 10 step-grandchildren, one step-great grandson, brothers; Floyd (Marlene) Henn of Clearwater, Dean (Mary) Henn, Danny (Raedean) Henn and Terry (Jan) Henn all of Elgin; nieces and nephews.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marjorie in January 1991; and sisters; Delores Henn, Janie Overton, and Lois Camp, each in 2010, and Lois’ husband, Bob, in 2013.
Roger’s family appreciates your thoughts and kindness and invites you to lunch in the St. Patrick’s Parish Hall following the committal service.