March 28, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
1947 — 2014
Glen Raymond Dinslage, age 66, was born in Tilden, Nebraska October 8, 1947. He passed away peacefully on March 22, 2014 in his home surrounded by his family.
Glen is survived by Brenda (Warford) Dinslage, his loving wife of 35 years. His son Matthew Dinslage, of Springfield, Missouri; his daughter Melissa Joy of Pleasant Hope, Mo and her two daughters, Amanda Joy and Emma; also survived by his daughter Shelly Richardson and her husband Jonathan Richardson of Pleasant Hope, Mo., and their three daughters, Chelsey Richardson, Hailey Richardson and Shelby Richardson. Glen is survived by his sister Annie Mower and her husband Roger Mower of St. Charles, MO; his sister Jeanette Wirges and her husband Bill Wirges of Omaha, NE; his brother Robert Dinslage and his wife Rose Dinslage of Omaha, NE; his brother Steve Dinslage of Lincoln, NE and his brother Randy Dinslage and his wife Chris Dinslage of Elgin, NE. Glen was blessed to have many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Glen is preceded in death by his father, Edward Dinslage, his mother Wilma (Petsche) Dinslage and a sister Joyce Dinslage. Glen was baptized at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, Nebraska. He attended St. Boniface Elementary and High school. He graduated from Wayne State College in 1970. Following college graduation, Glen worked for Kmart at various locations and states. In his 16th year of working for Kmart Corporation in Springfield, MO, he celebrated his 25 year anniversary. He retired early from Kmart due to a serious illness.
While living and working in Fayetteville, Arkansas, he met Brenda. Following a transfer through Kmart, they were married in Chicago, Illinois on December 22, 1978. They made their home in Hanover Park, Illinois before moving to Springfield, Missouri in 1981. In 2007, they moved to Pleasant Hope, Missouri.
Glen enjoyed fishing, playing pool, golf, playing cards, and spending time with friends and family. Some of his greatest pleasures included fishing trips with his father and brothers, including an annual trip to Canada and back home to visit the family farm in Elgin, NE. Many loving memories were made annually when the entire Dinslage family gathered from many states at a resort at Lake Pomme de Terre.
Services for Glen will be held Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Greenlawn Funeral Home East from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Condolences can be sent to Brenda Dinslage, 5489 South Anita Avenue, Pleasant Hope, MO 67525.
March 21, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Margaret “Midge” McManaman, 80, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Stanton Health Center.
Margaret was born July 26, 1933 to Henry and Elizabeth (Thiele) Schueth at Cedar Rapids, NE. The family moved to Superior, NE where Margaret started school.
In 1940 they moved to Elgin, NE where she attended and graduated from St. Boniface School. Margaret moved to Omaha after graduation to attend college, there she met John “Jack” McManaman and they were married October 7, 1961 in Omaha.
They settled in Norfolk where Margaret was a homemaker, an Administrative Assistant and Women’s Shelter Advocate.
Margaret is survived by her three children: David and Jennifer McManaman of Dallas, TX, Daniel McManaman of Dallas, Michelle Sohler of Norfolk; one grandson Brent Sohler of Norfolk; two brothers: James Schueth of Norfolk, Henry and Rosie Schueth of Elgin, NE; a sister Martha Coliannia of Lakewood, CO; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters and spouses: Delora and Martin Thomas, Agnes and Bill Lattin; a brother Florian Schueth, SDS; two brothers in infancy.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 12, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Norfolk. Burial was at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk.
March 21, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
1926 — 2014
Mary Evelyn Gallishaw died peacefully at her home Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Tomball, Texas.
She was born in Madison, Nebraska to Charles and Vernocia Sprout on August 26, 1926. She moved with her family to Elgin in the spring of 1940 and graduated from Elgin High School in 1944.
Mary attended nursing school at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska and then served as an RN in the United States Air Force, where she met her future husband, Charles.
Mary loved spending time with her family, working as a nurse, traveling, fishing, beach combing, reading and playing cards. She had a great appreciation of nature and was a former member of the Texas Gulf Coast Master Naturalists.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Vernocia Sprout, husband Charles, mother and father in law Irma and Joseph Gallishaw, brothers Leland and William Sprout.
She is survived by her four children: son Joseph Gallishaw and wife Melinda of Houston, Texas, daughter Janet Buffington and husband Rick of Tomball, Texas, daughter Jeanie Ferrell and husband Johnny of San Marcos, Texas, and son John Gallishaw of Jacksonville, Florida; 10 grandchildren. Mary is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Lois Sprout and Mary Sprout, and many beloved nieces and nephews. Mary’s life will be celebrated by family at a private ceremony.
March 6, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
1922 — 2014
Bernice F. Josten, 91, formerly of Elgin, NE passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, NE.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE, with Revs. Ross Burkhalter and Curtiss Dwyer officiating.
Interment will follow in the parish Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church with a 7:30 p.m. wake service.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin, NE is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com
Bernice Florence Josten, daughter of Henry and Mary (Deitering) Heithoff, was born at Elgin, NE.
She was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church, graduated from St. Boniface High School in Elgin, NE, and graduated from St. Francis School of Nursing in Grand Island, NE.
On August 22, 1946, she was united in marriage to Sylvester “Vet” Josten at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin.
The couple made their home in Elgin and Bernice worked as a registered nurse at the Neligh Hospital. Over the years, she also worked as a dental assistant and as a school nurse. In September 2003, the couple moved to the Willow Ridge Retirement Center at McCook, Nebraska and in June 2007 they entered the Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.
Bernice was a lifelong member of St. Boniface Catholic Church. She loved the healthcare profession, living a healthy lifestyle, fishing, playing organ, piano and accordion, and spending time with family.
She is survived by her four children: Jean Breen and husband Pat of Farnam, NE; Judy Ferril and husband Jac of Aurora, CO; Jim Josten and wife Corrine of Pleasant Hill, MO; Doris Friehe and husband Ron of McCook, NE; grandchildren: Carrie Krist and husband Jim; Greg Stuhr and wife Charlotte; Aaron Stuhr and wife Valaree; Scott Stuhr and wife Stephanie; Fr. Curtiss Dwyer; Gina Eidinger and husband Jason; Nora Bonfoey & husband David; Carl Dwyer and wife Sarah; Jennifer Burns & husband Adam; Annie Perkins & husband Andy; Mary Ellen Josten; Valerie Tonkin & husband Brionn; Sam Friehe and wife Kayla; Brian Friehe and wife Tiffany; 18 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Verlene Heithoff of Canada; Mary Ann Heithoff of California; one brother-in-law: Kenzy (Clem) Josten of Oregon; along with many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; husband Sylvester in 2007; two brothers: Alvin and Lavern Heithoff; and one sister Beatrice.
along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
February 27, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
1930 — 2014
Harold (Harry) C. Schmitt, 83, of Watkins, Iowa, died Thursday, February 20th, 2014 at his family’s home. Services were Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Norway with Rev. Craig Steimel officiating.
Burial was at St. Patrick’s and St. Paul’s Cemetery, Watkins.
Harry was born May 8, 1930 in Elgin, NE to Theodore and Frances Schmitt.
On October 4, 1950 he married Helen Werning in Elgin.
Surviving are his children, Kathy (Bob) Zobeck, Gary (Sheila) Schmitt, Suzanne (Steve) Hiatt, Rick (Kerry) Schmitt, Diane (Steve) Bauer, and Linda (Andy) Faucher, 24 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Getta, Irene McAleer, and brother, Bill Schmitt.
Harry was preceded in death by his parents, wife Helen, brothers Norbert, Clarence, Robert, and infant Leonard; sister Wilma Vanourney.
He enjoyed all kinds of sports: baseball, basketball, golf, horseshoes, bowling, and many board and card games.
Harry was everyone’s handyman. He could repair any household item as well as creating many different crafts. He always had a joke for the party.
Arrangements are with Brosh Funeral Service, Norway.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.hrabakfuneralhome.com <http://www.hrabakfuneralhome.com> under ‘obituaries’.