John W. Hanlin
1931 — 2016
John Wesley Hanlin was born on August 1, 1931 to Wilber and Mae (Goeury) Hanlin at Geneva, NE. He graduated from Geneva High School with the Class of 1949. John enlisted in the United States Army on February 12, 1953 at Omaha, NE and was discharged on February 2, 1955 at Fort Carson, CO. He received the Korean Service Medal.
On May 8, 1955, he was united in marriage to Carol Ortgies at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bruning, NE. They have celebrated 62 years together. Through the years he worked at Heath’s Market, Safeway, Thiftway, Jack and Jill and the City of Neligh. He was a member of Neligh EMT/Firemen, Jaycee’s, American Legion and VFW and the Neligh Chamber of Commerce.
John enjoyed woodworking and listening to Ham Radio.
He is survived by his wife, Carol of Neligh, Kurt and wife, Peg Hanlin of Elgin, NE, Deb and husband, Lee Pofahl of Neligh, NE, and Kent and wife, Suzanne Hanlin of Pierce. 11 Grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Sister, Ruth (Art) Roemmich of York, NE.
Preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Bradley Hanlin; brothers: a brother in-infancy, William Hanlin and his wife, Kate; and James Hanlin. Sisters: one in-infancy and Margaret and her husband, John Fahlberg.
Stanley G. Wilkinson
1933 — 2016
Funeral Services for Stanley G. Wilkinson age 83 of Oakdale, NE will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 22, 2016 at Oakdale Community Center in Oakdale with Pastor Bob Moore, Officiating.
Visitation will be 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery.
Stan passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016, at his home. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com
Stanley Gene Wilkinson was born on April 4, 1933 to Lester and Etta (Christiansen) Wilkinson at Elgin, Nebraska. He graduated from Elgin High School with the Class of 1949. He was united in marriage to Patricia Mengedoht at Fontanelle, Nebraska. Stan farmed and was a car dealer. He enjoyed collecting muscle and antique cars most of his life.
Survived by his son, Matt and wife, Kelli Wilkinson of Oakdale, Nebraska. Two step grandsons, Travis and Tanner Dozler. One step great grandson, Hunter.
Preceded in death by his parents.
Kenneth Jerome Dozler
1933 — 2016
Kenneth Jerome Dozler, 83, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, passed away on June 15, 2016 at his home.
Kenneth Jerome was the oldest of five children born on October 26, 1933 to Joseph G. and Elizabeth Lampman Dozler on a farm south of Elgin. He attended District #82 Country School for two years and completed his education at St. Boniface School in 1951.
After graduation, he worked as a farmhand until entering the Army in 1953. After service, he attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
On October 19, 1957, he married Carolyn Lee Niemann. They lived most of their married life in Berlin, Wis., where he was Vice President of the Realist Company. He was also very active in civic activities. In later years, they lived in Neshkoro, Wis., and presently in Oshkosh, Wis. After his retirement, he was a tax preparer for 12 years.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, a son Steven and a brother Gerald.
He is survived by his wife Carol, daughter Debra and her husband Ron Strauss, two grandsons, Eric and David Strauss and five great grandchildren; one brother Denis (Mary) Dozler of Albion; two sisters, Pat (Steve) Grosserode of Lincoln and Donna (John) Knust of Petersburg; and sister-in-law, Pat Hruby of Elgin and many nieces and nephews.
1931 — 2016
Joycelaine M. “Joyce” Temme, 85 of Petersburg, passed away Tuesday July 12, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, July 18, 2016 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg, with Fr. Mark Tomasiewicz officiating. Interment followed in the parish cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Petersburg Community Club or Petersburg Volunteer Fire Dept. Levander Funeral Home of Albion, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfunderalhome.com
Joycelaine (Selting) Temme, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Dozler) Selting, was born March 27th, 1931 at Raeville Nebraska.
She was baptized and confirmed at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville, and grew up on the family farm 3 miles north of Raeville.
She attended school at St. Bonaventure in Raeville graduating from high school in 1948.
On November 16, 1948, Joyce was united in marriage to Joseph Temme at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville. Joyce and Joe lived on a farm five miles east and 1 ½ miles north of Petersburg, Nebraska for 3 years. The family then moved to Denver, Co. in 1951 where they lived for 5 years. Joyce and Joe were owners of Lakewood Auto in Colorado specializing in pickups.
In 1957 the family moved back to the home place 5 ½ miles east of Petersburg where they farmed and raised livestock. Although farming was their main occupation they also operated the Knotty Pine Inn during the 1960’s.
In 1992 Joyce and Joe retired moved to Petersburg.
After retirement Joyce worked as an in-home private caretaker.
She was a member of the Petersburg Legion Auxiliary Post #334, Christians Mother’s St. John’s Altar Society, charter member of Rae Valley Heritage Association and was a volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Joyce enjoyed her numerous card clubs, morning coffee groups with friends, bingo, driving through the Niobrara Valley and spending time with her family.
She was well known by her family for her cinnamon rolls, homemade bread and popcorn balls.
Survivors include six children: Jim (Kathy) Temme of Omaha, NE; Jolene Thiem of Omaha, NE; Joe (Sue) Temme of Omaha, NE; Jeff (Jan) Temme of Petersburg, NE; John (Cindy) Temme of Petersburg, NE; and Jayne Prince of Petersburg, NE; 18 grandchildren: Melissa (Wes) Quinn of Winter Springs, FL; Christopher Temme of Omaha, NE; Adam McGinnis of Washington D.C.; Abby(Adam) Hill of Indianola, IA; Joy (Mark) Kellerman of West Des Moines, IA; Jason (Stephanie) Thiem of Aurora, CO; Bill (Dawn) Thiem of Elkhorn, NE; Joe Henry (Megan) Temme III, of Omaha, NE; Jared (Leslee) Temme of Omaha, NE; Joelle (Jimmy) Feeney of Petersburg, NE; Jenna Temme of Chicago, IL; Julia Temme of Omaha, NE; Justin (Beth) Temme of Petersburg, NE; Jesse (Angie) Temme of Chancellor, SD; Jonathan (Angela) Temme of Petersburg, NE; Clarissa (Brian) Stuhr of Petersburg, NE; Christina (Josh) Sirek of Pierce, NE; Jacalyn (Billy) Kroupa of Denver, CO; 33 great-grandchildren; one sister: Lorene Oberhouser; one brother: Mel (Pat) Selting; five sister-in-laws: Cecilia Ausdemore; Leona Seier; Lois Zegers; Sylvia Temme; and Janet Buerer.
She was preceded in death by her husband Joe; parents Frank and Elizabeth Selting; and sisters: Delores Schulze and Irma Hagemann.
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Doris Kinney Slajchert
1924 — 2016
Doris Kinney Slajchert, daughter of Ernest Charles and Alta V. Jenkins Kinney was born August 25, 1924, on the family farm west of Elgin.
She grew to womanhood in the Park Center community west of Elgin where she was a member of the Park Congregational Church and attended Park Center School through the tenth grade.
After graduating with the Class of 1941 from the Elgin High School, she taught for two years at Park Center School before entering Wayne State College. She transferred to the University of Nebraska in the fall of 1944 where she became a member of Rho Chapter, Alpha Xi Delta social sorority. Doris graduated from the University in 1947 with a degree in elementary education. She taught in the Lincoln Public Schools for several years.
On July 5, 1950, at the Park Congregational Church, Do-ris was married to George Slajchert.
As newlyweds, they moved to Berkeley, CA, where Doris taught in the Berkeley Public Schools. They lived in San Mateo, CA, for 57 years until retiring to Westlake Village, CA, in 2014.
Doris died on May 26, 2016, in Los Angeles. She is survived by her husband of nearly 66 years, George; her two children: Peg (Bill) Jensen of San Mateo, CA, and Davis (Laura) Slajchert of Westlake Village, CA; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Burt and Laverne Kinney, and her sister, Lorraine Huffman.
Burial will be in the Park Cemetery west of Elgin at a future date.