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Leora Dinslage

January 3, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Leora D. Dinslage

1924 - 2010

Leora Delores Dinslage, daughter of Frank and Catherine (Heithoff) Roth, was born April 21, 1924 on the family farm northeast of Elgin, NE. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin and attended St Boniface Schools thru the eight grade.

On July 30, 1945, Leora was united in marriage with Raymond F. Dinslage at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. They lived in Elgin and helped on the farm until moving to Chicago in 1943 to work at Western Electric. They returned to a farm near Elgin in 1945 where Leora was a homemaker, and then moved to town in 1966.

She was a member of St. Boniface Christian Mothers, St. Boniface Choir and served as a EMHC in the church. She enjoyed playing cards, baking pies, cooking, listening to music, dancing and spending time with friends. She especially cherished the time she spent with her family.

Leora D. Dinslage, 86 of Elgin, NE passed away Friday, December 24, 2010 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE.

Leora is survived by her husband Ray of Elgin, NE; five children: Merle Dinslage and wife Mary of Papillion, NE; Bruce Dinslage and wife Mary Jo of Schyler, NE; Carole Heitman and husband Lindsey of Omaha, NE; Pam Zabka and husband Kevin of St. James, MN; Lisa Schrage and husband Alan of Petersburg, NE; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one brother: Jerome Roth of Neligh, NE; one sister Kathleen Ruther of Petersburg, NE.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers: Roman, Albert, Arthur and Orlandis Roth; two sisters: Sr. Gladys Roth, Juliann Roth.

A Mass of Christian burial was Monday, December 27, 2010 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating. Burial followed in the parish cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.

Lois Camp

December 24, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Lois A. Camp

1943 - 2010

Lois A. Camp, age 67, of Yankton, passed away Sunday afternoon, December 19, 2010 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, SD.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, December 23, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Yankton, with Rev. Mark Lichter officiating.  Burial of the cremated remains will be in Elgin, NE at a later date.

Lois Ann Henn, daughter of Sylvester and Ada (Stokes) Henn was born August 10, 1943 on the family farm near Elgin, NE. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. She attended St. Boniface Elementary School and graduated from St. Boniface High School with the class of 1961.

She was united in marriage to Robert (Bob) Camp at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin.  Having made Norfolk, NE their home until 2005, when the moved to Yankton, SD.

Lois enjoyed playing cards, reading, playing word search games and watching Twins Baseball.  Her greatest joy was spending time and talking with family.

She is survived by her husband: Robert Jerome Camp; son: Tim (Julie) Camp of Yankton, SD; daughter:  Jean (Mike) McFadden of Lakewood, CO; grandchildren: Myles of Lakewood, CO and Forrest, Gunnar, Tonia and Michael of Yankton, SD; 6 siblings and spouses: Floyd (Marlene) Henn of Clearwater, NE; Roger (Joan) Henn of Albion, NE; Dean (Mary Jane) Henn of Elgin, NE; Dan (Raedean) Henn of Elgin, NE; Terry (Jan) Henn of Elgin, NE; along with many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents: Sylvester and Ada Henn, her sisters Delores Henn and Mary Jane Overton, sister-in-law Marjorie Henn, and niece Cindy Bohaboj.

Doris Lordemann

December 16, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Doris M. Lordemann

1947 - 2010

Funeral services for Doris Mae Lordemann were held on November 22, 2010 in Omaha, Nebraska. Doris passed away November 18 at the age of 63.

Doris was proceeded in death by her mother, Helen Lee, and her husband, Mark Lordemann.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Cris and Jim McMahon; grandchildren Caitlyn and Collin; brother Thomas (Debra) Bleach; sister Claudia (Alan) Orr and many loving relatives and friends. Surviving relatives include Mark’s sisters, Phyllis (Bill) Camp and Rose (Dennis) Wiehn of Elgin.

Harold A. Anderson

December 16, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Harold A. Anderson

1934 - 2010

Harold A. Anderson  “Andy” or “Bud” of Bellevue was born on October 4, 1934 and passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2010.

He worked at Vickers Hydralics for 13 years and owned a shoe repair shop in Bellevue.

During his time in Elgin he assumed ownership of Harold’s Shoe Service when his father retired. Anderson was a member of the Elgin Volunteer Fire Department and the Elgin Chamber of Commerce.

Survivors are wife, Joyce; children, Lisa & husband Steve Roers, Sioux Falls, SD LCDR (Ret.) Tim & wife Ruth Anderson, Jacksonville, FL; Mary Schroeter, Littleton, CO; Lt Col Steve & wife Brandy Anderson, Ft. Mead, MA; Brother, Jack Anderson, New Orleans, LA; sisters, LeeAnn & husband Don Skillstad, Elgin, NE; Sally & husband Ron Schindler, Omaha; 9 grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 15 (today) from 5-7 p.m. with Vigil service at 7 p.m. at Bellevue Memorial Chapel in Bellevue.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 17, 2010 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE with Rev. Martin Beckman and Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 229 and VFW Post 5816 of Elgin, NE. Visitation will be 4:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin. Visitation will resume Friday morning at 9:00 a.m. at the church. Memorials may be directed to Sienna Francis House or your favorite charity.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com

Dorothy M. Heithoff

December 10, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Dorothy M. Heithoff

1939 - 2010

Dorothy was born during the Great Depression, on April 9, 1939 to Henry and Elizabeth Vahle. She was born prematurely at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Norfolk on Easter Sunday. She weighed only 2 pounds, 10 ounces and an incubator had to be flown in from Chicago to take care of her.

She grew up in Pilger, NE and attended Country School District 16 and graduated from Pilger High School in 1957. There were 19 students in her graduating class. Her favorite subjects were Speech and English. After high school, she went to Estes Park, CO to work for the summer. She attended one year of college at Norfolk Business School and then worked as a telephone operator.

At the age of 19, she met her future husband, Mel Heithoff, at Kings Ballroom in Norfolk. They courted for 3 years before getting married at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wisner, Nebraska on Nov 11, 1961. Mel and Dorothy were scheduled to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on 11/11/11. Except for the first few months of their marriage, they have lived at their current farm 2 miles east of Elgin for the last 48 years.

For many years she taught the 2nd grade CCD class at St. Boniface getting many a child ready for their First Communion. She was a member of the Elgin Legion Auxiliary, National Veteran’s Foundation and belonged to the Christian Mothers at St. Boniface. For ten years, she worked as a care giver for Nebraska Health & Human Services. She loved her Red Hatters Club, attending grandchildren’s activities, playing cards and dancing. Dorothy always saw the good in all people and carried the endearing qualities of innocence and sincerity.

Dorothy M. Heithoff, 71, passed away at her home on Saturday morning, November 27, 2010.

Survivors include husband Mel Heithoff of Elgin; children Amy Heithoff-Dominguez and husband Andres and their children Sophia and Cayo, of Parkville, MO; Keith Heithoff and wife Lynne and their children Samantha, Beau and Lexie of Elgin; Mark Heithoff and wife Leigh and their children Shelby, Sydney and Riley of Raymond, NE; Beth Schulte and husband Al, and their children Lauren and Ryan of Wentzville, MO; JoAnn Heithoff of Kansas City, MO; and brother William Vahle of Omaha, NE.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials are suggested to Meals on Wheels and Concerned Care (the organization that provides care for JoAnn).

Funeral services were held Tuesday, November, 30, 2010, at St. Boniface Catholic Church inh Elgin with Rev. Ross Buckhalter officiating. Burial was at St. Boniface Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.

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