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Kristine Henn

August 5, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Kristine O. Henn

1917 - 2010

Kristine Oline Henn, the daughter of Ivar and Anna (Dyb) Week was born on August 17, 1917 northwest of Newman Grove, NE.  Kristine and her family were members of the Lutheran Church in Newman Grove.  She received her elementary education at rural schools near Newman Grove and Petersburg, and graduated from Petersburg High School in 1935.  

On May 12, 1935 Kristine was united in marriage to Marcellus “Sal” Henn at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville, NE.   She was also baptized and confirmed into the Catholic Church.  In 1936 the couple moved to Los Angeles, CA until they returned to Petersburg in 1938.  They lived there for two years then moved to Pilger, NE.  Sal and Kristined then moved to a farm near Raeville where they lived for 22 years until moving to Petersburg in 1967.  Kristine volunteered at the Petersburg Libraray and worked at the Petersburg Lockers for many years.  In December of 2009 Kristine moved to The Willows Assisted Living in Neligh, NE.

Kristine was a member of the St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville, NE and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg, NE.  She was also a member of the Raeville Christian Mothers and the St. John’s Altar Society.

On July 28, 2010 Kristine passed away at the Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh at 92 years, 11 months, and 11 days of age.

She is survived by 8 children: Duane L. and wife Marguerite of McCook, NE; Marilyn J. Schrad and husband David of Petersburg, NE; Deanna R. Stokes and husband Walter of Petersburg, NE; Gerald L. and wife Mary Kay of Elgin, NE; Shirley M. Stuhr and husband Sylvester of Petersburg, NE; Richard M. and wife Veronica of Omaha, NE; Beverly E. Seier and husband Michael of Neligh, NE; and Jolene Daniels and husband Leslie of Petersburg, NE; 22 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; along with many other relatives and friends.

Kristine was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Sal, son Norman Henn; 3 brothers: Inar, Norman, and Novar Week; 2 sisters: Alma Lang and Johanna Milan.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 31, 2010, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating. Burial will be at St. Bonaventure Catholic Cemetery. Honorary casketbearers were “Granddaughters” Janet Moon, Deb Hofman, Karla Rein, Maureen Henn, Amy Melville, Kelly Bode, Melissa Kaisershot, Karrie Fogleman, Shelli Thies, and Jaci Mach Casketbearers were “Grandsons” Mike Schrad, Russell Stokes, Greg Henn, Jeff Henn, Gary Stokes, Andy Seier and Lee Daniel.

Condolences may be sent to www.levanderfuneralhome.com.

Eva Cornett

August 5, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Eva Cornett

1916 - 2010

Funeral Services for Eva Cornett, age 94 of Neligh, formally of Brunswick will be at 10:30 am Friday, July 30, 2010 at Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Brunswick, with Pastor Kringle, Officating. 

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, Thursday, July 29, 2010 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home, Clearwater. 

Eva passed away Sunday, July 25,2010 at Osmond General Hospital in Osmond. Arrangements are being conducted by Snider Memorial Funeral Home of Clearwater. 

Eva was born on April 24,1916 to Walter and Blanche (Amon) Hankla at Plenty, Canada. She attended High School in Meadow Grove graduating in 1934. On November 3, 1936 she was united into marriage to Fred Cornett in Tilden. She was a homemaker, helping out on the farm whatever needed to be done she pitched in. Eva taught Sunday School for many years. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, but most of all her family and grandkids was a big part of her life. She was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance at Brunswick and Red Hat Society.

She is survived by her children: Virginia and husband Duaine Filsinger, of Clearwater, Ne, Betty and husband Dallas Stettner of Sidney, Ne, and Gary and wife Aradelle Cornett of Longview, TX. 10 Grandchildren, 24 Great Grandchildren, and 10 Great Great Grandchildren. 1 Brother, Orval and wife Delores Hankla, Clearwater, Ne.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband. Brothers: Lester, Walter, Clair. Sisters: Frances, Marie, Ruth, Ina, Amazetta, Phoebe.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.snidermemorial.com.

Josephine Metz

August 5, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Josephine Metz

1918 - 2010

Josephine M. Metz (Meis), 91, died Friday July 16, 2010 in her home in Chester Springs, PA. The beloved wife of Alfred C. Metz, Jr. for 58 years, Josephine was born in Elgin, Nebraska on August 29, 1918.

She attended Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne, NE. She taught school in a one room school house on the prairie. 

She moved to Washington, D.C. and worked for the FBI during World War II. 

After the War she moved back to the Midwest where she married Alfred Metz and became a homemaker and mother to two children. 

Moves took the family to Prairie Village, KS, Birmingham, MI; Stanford, CT; Valley Forge, PA; Great Falls, VA; and finally Chester Springs, PA. 

She was an avid gardener and cook as well as an accomplished artist. While living in the Valley Forge area she was the first President of Main Line Meals On Wheels. 

In Great Falls, VA she was active in Republican politics.

Josephine is survived by her husband Alfred C. Metz Jr., her children Steven Metz (Leah Herrin) of Georgia; and Denise M. McGovern (Michael) of Spring City, PA; two grandchildren Zoe Metz and Christina McGovern; a sister, Mary Sprout of Minnesota; a brother, Thomas Meis of Arizona, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

The Funeral Mass was held on Thursday, July 21, 2010 at 10:30 am at St Elizabeth’s Roman Catholic Church at Rt 100 and Fellowship Road in Chester Springs. 

Burial was at All Souls Cemetery in Coatesville, PA. 

Donations in her memory, in lieu of flowers, may be made to www.mainlinemealsonwheels.org.

Donna Hamling

July 22, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Donna Hamling, wife of LeRoy Hamling, of Forsyth, MO, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2010 of cancer. 

Funeral services were to be held July 19 at Forsyth. The Hamling family were past residents of Elgin. Cards can be sent to LeRoy and his family at Edge Water Beach Resort, 2446 State Hwy. Y, Forsyth, MO 65653.

Jerome W. Oberhauser

July 22, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Jerome W. Oberhauser

1924 - 2010

Jerome W. Oberhauser, 86, of Lindsay, NE passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at Mid-Nebraska Lutheran Home in Newman Grove.

Oberhauser was born on March 18, 1924 in Lindsay, NE. Parents were Anton and Elsie (Hamling) Oberhauser.

He attended Holy Family Schools.

Oberhauser served in the U.S. Army from September 1950 to August 1951. He was a rank corporal in the HQ Battery First Field Artillery. After completing his military service, he returned home where he farmed and fed livestock.

On August 20, 1957, Oberhauser married Lorene Selting at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE.

The couple lived on a farm north of Lindsay for many years before moving into town in 1985.

Among the organizations he was active in was the Lindsay American Legion Rotherham Post #261, and the Holy Family Knights of Columbus Council. He was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church.

Survivors include wife Lorene of Lindsay, one brother Tony (Joan) Oberhauser of Bellevue, NE, two sisters Dorothy Schaefer and Betty (Dennis) Steiner both of Columbus, NE, two sister-in-laws Connie “Oberhauser” (Dale) Daigh of Bellevue, NE, and Joyce Temme of Petersburg, NE, and one brother-in-law Melvin (Pat) Selting of O’Neill, NE.

He was preceded in death by his parents Tony and Elsie Oberhauser, brothers Andrew Oberhauser and wife Regina Oberhauser, Bill Oberhauser and Eugene Oberhauser, brother-in-law Louis and wife Irma Hagemann, Earl and wife Dolores Schulze, and Joe Temme, Sr.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lindsay. Officiating was Father James F. Novotny. Pallbearers were Richard Steiner, Jerry Schaefer, Chris Loeffler, Steve Selting, James Temme and Tom Hagemann.

Burial was at Holy Family Cemetery. Military graveside ceremony was conducted by Lindsay American Legion Rotherham Post #261 and the Nebraska Army National Guard.

Preferred memorials are family choice.

Duesman Funeral Chapel of Humphrey, NE, was in charge of arrangements.

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