July 15, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
1923 — 2016
Funeral service for Earl W. Schindler age 92 of Neligh, NE will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2016 at St. John’s Baptist Catholic Church rural Clearwater with Father James Kramper, officiating.
Burial will be in St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:30 to 7:30 Friday, July 8, 2016 with a 7:30 p.m. Prayer service at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater, NE.
Earl entered eternal rest on July 4, 2016 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh.
Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements and condolences may be directed to the family at www.snidermemorialfh.com
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Ewing Rural Fire Dept., the Neligh Fire Dept. and Antelope Memorial Hospital.
Earl William Schindler was born on August 30, 1923 to William Albert and Anna (Burk) Schindler. He grew up on the Burk Homestead South of Knievel’s Store on the Burke home place. He attended school at Deloit Dist. 18 ½ and graduated from Ewing High School Class of 1940.
On April 3, 1945, he was united in marriage to Bernice Mary Tagel at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, rural Clearwater. To this union of 61 years, six children were born. He served on the Rural Ewing Fire Board for 10 years, and was a member of the Deloit Township Board and rural St. John’s Catholic Church Parish Council. He farmed most of his life South of Ewing until he moved to Neligh in 1991.
Earl enjoyed fishing and sharing stories with family and neighbors.
He often shared wine and cheese, M&M’s, cashews, and popcorn balls with visitors. Earl was an avid woodworker.
He is survived by his daughters, Diann Laursen of Stephenville, TX, Gloria and Brian Christiansen of Neligh, NE, Brenda and Ron Riley of Grand Island, NE, Rebecca and Ken Chohon of Yukon, OK, and sons, Greg and Vicki Schindler of Show Low, AZ, and John Schindler of O’Neill, NE; 16 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren, and his brother Ralph and Betty of Omaha.
He is preceded in death by his wife Bernice, his parents Bill and Anna Schindler, his brother James, his son-in-law Richard (Dick) Laursen, and brother-in-law Ludwig Tagel (Loretta).
June 30, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Martha Beckman Zadina passed away on June 3, 2016 in Omaha, NE. A Mass of Christian burial was held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at St. Bridget/St. Rose Church and she was buried at Catholic Cemeteries-Calvary in Omaha.
Martha was born June 12, 1924 in Raeville, Nebraska to Mary and Henry Beckman. She married Louis Zadina in Raeville on November 30, 1946 and they lived in Omaha for the rest of their lives.
Martha is survived by three children, Bill (Karen) Zadina of Tucson, AZ, Jim (Janet) Zadina of New Orleans, LA, and Ann (Brian) King of Omaha and two granddaughters, Becky and Lauren King; two brothers: Clarence and Melvin Beckman; four sisters: Sr. Bernardine Beckman, Delores Olson, Mildred Fritz Alice Powell, and many nieces and nephews.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers: Alfred, Eddie and Walter Beckman; and two sisters: Dorothy Reith and Rosie Reicks.
June 23, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Genevieve A. Henn
1924 — 2016
Genevieve A. “Genny” Henn, 92 formerly of Elgin, NE passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at The Willows in Neligh, NE.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be 4:00-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, with a 7:30 p.m. wake service. Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin, NE is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Genevieve Ann Henn, daughter of John B. and Clara (Henkenius) Moser, was born March 20, 1924 in the family home at Elgin, NE. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin and attended St. Boniface grade school and high school, graduating 12th grade. On April 30, 1945, Genny married Nick Henn at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin.
They have one son Chris Henn, born on August 8, 1968. They lived on a farm east of Raeville, NE for 19 years before purchasing a farm southwest of Elgin, NE. They lived there until moving to Elgin in 2001.
Genny was a long time member of both St. Bonaventure and St. Boniface Christian Mothers. She truly enjoyed watching nieces and nephews for her family and children of the parishes. She loved to cook and garden and help Nick around the farm. Above all, was her faith in God.
She is survived by her son Chris Henn (Janice) of Lenexa, KS; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Genny was preceded in death by her parents; husband Nick Henn; brothers: Alvin, Paul and Ray Moser; sisters: Malinda Bode, Rose Salber, Agnes Starman and Clara Jensen; along with three brothers and one sister in infancy; five brothers-in-law: Harold Henn, Reuben Jensen, Leonard Starman, Fred Bode and Lawrence Salber; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
June 23, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Krystal Ann Ganskow Quinn, 55, of Port Neches, TX passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 following a lengthy illness.
In 1972, Krystal’s parents purchased The Plantation House. Krystal graduated from Elgin High School with the class of 1979.
She is survived by her mother Gayl Ganskow, husband Steven, daughter Morgan Prewitt, brother Paul Ganskow and nephew Avery Ganskow.
She was preceded in death by her father, Louis Ganskow (July 2012) and husband Bob Murray (1984).
June 17, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Lucille B. Norris
1928 — 2016
Lucille B. Norris, 88 formerly of Bartlett, NE, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Howard County Medical Center in St. Paul, NE.
A celebration of life service will be held 3 p.m. Friday at the Chalk Hills Community Church in Scotia, NE.
To honor Lucille’s wishes, she has been cremated. Dolce-Scheef Mortuary of Spalding, NE is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com
Lucille Bernice Norris, daughter of George Walter and Lena (Kruse) Currie, was born February 7, 1928 at Loretto, NE. She attended rural grade schools in Wheeler County, graduating from Wheeler County High School in Bartlett, NE in 1946, following three years living in the girls’ dormitory.
On September 11, 1948, Lucille married Willis A. Woodman at Grace Baptist Church in Omaha, NE. They lived in Omaha, NE, Denver, CO and Glendale, AZ where Lucille worked in various factories.
On September 28, 1972, she married Roger J. Norris in Phoenix, AZ. The couple lived in Glendale, AZ before moving to Bartlett, NE, where Lucille spent years writing the Bartlett News. Lucille was a member and held various offices in the Beaver Valley Women’s Club, TOPS, and the Bartlett Garden Club.
She was a member Park Center Congregational Church from 1936-1946 before joining the Baptist church which she attended in Omaha, Denver, Phoenix, Ericson and Scotia.
She is survived by her daughter: Janiece (Ron) Saxton of Prescott, AZ; two sons: Mark Woodman of Phoenix, AZ; Paul (Susan) Woodman of Albany, IN; one step-son: Walter (Shirley) Norris of Peoria, AZ; two grandsons: Andrew and Austin Woodman of Dunkirk, IN; one great-grandson Connor Boyce; two step-grandchildren: Randy Saxton of Tempe, AZ and Delene (Clark) Boyce of Cornville, AZ; one brother: Roger Currie of Elgin, NE; one brother-in-law Irvin Briese of Lincoln, NE; one sister-in-law: Dorothy Currie of Norfolk, NE; along with numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands: Willis Woodman and Roger Norris; three brothers: Wayne, Orin and Ralph Currie: and two sisters: Irene Currie and Marion Briese.