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George J. Lordemann

July 1, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

George J. Lordemann

1954 - 2011

George J. Lordemann was born December 25, 1954 at Norfolk, Nebraska.

He was 56 years old when he passed away on June 22, 2011 near Mead, Nebraska.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Lucille Lordemann; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Marsha and Art Burnap; brother, Mark Lordemann.

He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Bonnie (Burnap) Lordemann; son, Andy Lordemann and wife Sam and their daughter, Chloe; daughter, Michelle Lordemann (Chris Westring); siblings: Phyllis Camp (Bill), Marie Mack (Ray), Ray Lordemann (Mary), Rose Wiehn (Dennis), Walt Lordemann (Darla), Ann Hawkins (John), Carol Snitily (Ermin), Aggie Mahoney, Rita Peters, Earl Lordemann, Phil Lordemann (Grace Sears), Teresa Brown (Mark); brother-in-law, Mike Burnap (Kimberley); many nieces and nephews, friends and relatives.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, June 27, 2011 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Omaha, Nebraska. Celebrant was Rev. Michael P. Eckley.

Pallbearers were Scott Starman, Matt Lordemann, Todd Small, Allen Camp, Duke Hawkins, Michael Armstrong, Joey Peters and Jonathan Schmidt. Interment was at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Farkle Fund, or may be directed to the family for their designation.

Funeral arrangements were by Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak & Cutler Mortuaries.

Pearl Moore

June 23, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Pearl M. Moore

1911 - 2011

Pearl Mae (Schrunk) Moore, daughter of John and Mabel (Gull) Schrunk, was born May 14, 1911 at Atkinson, NE. She attended school in the Atkinson area and graduated from Atkinson High School. Pearl was baptized and confirmed into the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1931.

On March 28, 1932, Pearl was united in marriage to Orlen “Dukes” Moore.

The couple worked for Ed Kennedy for three years, after which they went to work for Wolf Bros. Ranch in Wheeler County for 13 years, where Pearl cooked meals for all the ranch hands. They moved to Clearwater for two years while Dukes was in the trucking business, before moving to the Wolf Farm at Albion for three years. They then bought a ranch west of Petersburg where they lived for 18 years before retiring to their home in Elgin in 1972.  After the death of her husband, Pearl later moved to Neligh.

Pearl passed away Monday, June 13, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh.

Pearl is survived by one son: Bill Moore and wife Kathy of Sidney, NE; four grandchildren: Jonathan Moore of Vail, CO; William Benda and wife Sabina of Omaha, NE; Kelley Redding and husband Terry of Omaha, NE; Daniel Benda and special friend Courtney of Dallas, TX; two great-grandchildren: Michelle and Patrick Benda of Omaha; one sister Lois Reis of Carthage, MO; along with other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Orlen “Dukes” Moore in 1986; daughter Linda Morton in 2008; son-in-law Merrill Morton; four brothers: Francis, Earl, John, and Ralph Schrunk; six sisters: Ina Roth, Ida Boles, Ethel Rzeszotarski, Mabel Banks, Ruth Andrus and Lusetta Alton.

Funeral services were Friday, June 17, 2011 at the Community of Christ Church in Clearwater, NE, with Marvin Morsbach officiating.

Internment followed at the All Saints Cemetery near Clearwater. Condolences may be sent to www.huffmanlevander.com.

Pearl Moore

June 16, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Pearl M. Moore

Pearl M. (Schrunk) Moore, 100 of Neligh, NE passed away Monday, June 13, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011 at the Community of Christ Church in Clearwater, NE, with Marvin Morsbach officiating.

Interment will follow in the All Saints Cemetery near Clearwater. Visitation will be 4:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin, NE.

Leroy Fritz

June 10, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Leroy Bernard Fritz

1958 - 2011

Leroy Bernard Fritz, the son of Emil and Mildred (Kallhoff) Fritz, Jr., was born on December 23, 1958, in Neligh, Nebraska.

Leroy worked for American Electric in Omaha for many years. In 2003, he began working full-time as a cabinet and furniture maker, despite a long battle of cancer, he worked as much as he could.

On June 21, 1980, he married June E. Brennan in Omaha; they later divorced. In July 2003, he and the love of his life and best friend, Celeste Morris, committed to a life together.

Leroy was a member of the Shelby United Methodist Church in Shelby, Iowa.

He was an animal lover (he especially liked eagles) who enjoyed riding his Goldwing motorcycle, listening to country music and playing chess. He also like following the Nebraska Huskers and the Atlanta Braves.

Leroy died on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at his home in Shelby, Iowa, having reached the age of 52 years, four months and 18 days.

He was preceded in death by his father and two infant brothers. He is survived by his love, Celeste Morris of Shelby, Iowa, one daughter Kelsey Fritz of Omaha, one son Brandon and wife Kathryn Ftiz of Seattle, Washington; his mother Mildred Fritz of Omaha; two sisters, Bette (Tim) Matza of Omaha, and Nancy Doyle (friend, Vern Pomerleau) of Council Bluffs, Iowa; one brother, Larry Fritz of Omaha; one grandchild and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held May 14, 2011, at the Shelby United Methodist Church in Shelby, Iowa.

Memorials may go to the Jennie Edmondson Memorial Hospital Wings of Hope and the Myrtue Medical Center Hospice.

William J. Bergstrom

June 2, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

William J. Bergstrom

1953 - 2011

William J. “Bill” Bergstrom, 58 of Elgin, Nebraska, died at his home Saturday, May 28, 2011, following a battle with cancer.

William Joseph Bergstrom, son of Ivan S. & Joan F. (Keil) Bergstrom, was born April 15, 1953 at Neligh, NE.

He grew up in Elgin, attending Elgin Public Schools and graduating from Elgin High School with the class of 1971.

Bill attended Norfolk Technical College for a short time before returning to CVA.

Bill began working for Farmers Coop Exchange (currently CVA) while in high school and returned to the company after his short time at college.

He enjoyed the friends he worked with and the work he did for more than 40 years.

Bill enjoyed fishing, hunting, working on his cars, and spending time on his computer.

Bill is survived by a brother Thomas Bergstrom and wife Mary of Norfolk, NE; nephew Tom Bergstrom Jr. and wife Julie of Omaha, NE; Niece Andrea Borgman and husband Reid of Kansas City, KS; two great-nephews: Jesse Bergstrom of Springview, NE and Mason Borgman of Kansas City, KS; and one great-niece: Ava Borgman of Kansas City, Kansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Private family services will be held, followed by interment at West Cedar Valley Cemetery in Elgin. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.

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