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Joseph LaVern Turner

January 20, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Joseph LaVern Turner

1918 - 2010

Joseph LaVern Turner, 92, died Sunday, October 2, 2010, at his home in Danville, Calif.

Graveside services were held Oct. 7, at Alta Mesa Memorial Park in Palo Alto, Calif.

Joseph was born July 5, 1918, at Petersburg, Neb., to John and Elizabeth (Von Bonn) Turner.

Joseph was married to Mary “Peggy” Dowd on Sept. 23, 1944, at St. Canices Church—Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

Joseph spent four year in the service during World War II.

Joseph loved working in his yard and loved animals, especially loved his family.

Joseph will be greatly missed by the many lives he touched with his quick wit and insatiable hunger for life, candy corn and licorice.

Survivors include a special niece LaRae and husband David Verhoelk and children Jason, Jennifer and Janelle, who took care of Joe for many years; brothers LaVern Turner of Stayton, Ore., Sylvester Turner and his wife Mary of Eudora, Ark., Edward Turner of Cedar Rapids, and Julius Turner and wife Bonnie of Cedar Rapids; sisters Delores Wiehn and husband Dan of Carroll; Darlene Roberts and husband Ed of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; and many other nieces and nephews.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents John and Elizabeth (Von Bonn) Turner, his wife Mary “Peggy” Dowd Turner, who died on Jan. 18, 2003, brothers Leonoard and Johnnie Turner, sisters Betty Jo Turner, Helen and Marie Espenhover, and brothers-and sisters-in-law Jo and Harry Espenhover, Ina Marie Turner and Jerome Sporrer.

Jerome Roth

January 14, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Jerome B. Roth

1927 - 2011

Jerome Bruno Roth, son of Frank L. and Catherine M. (Heithoff) Roth, was born May 16, 1927 at Elgin, NE. He was baptized and confirmed at St Boniface Church and attended St. Boniface School in Elgin, NE. He helped his father farm and then moved to Omaha, where he worked in the stock yards in 1948. He returned to Elgin where he resumed farming.

On September 1, 1955, Jerome was united in marriage with Bernice C. Koenig at rural St. John’s Church near Clearwater, NE. The couple made their home on a farm northeast of Elgin where Jerome farmed and they raised their four children: Kathy, Janis, Lori and Mary Beth.

Jerome enjoyed fishing, playing cards, gardening, yard-work, going to the coffee shop to visit with people and spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus #2411 and a lifelong member of St Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin.

Jerome, 83, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE.

He is survived by his wife Bernice of Elgin, NE; four daughters and their families: Kathy McPhillips and husband Dan of Lindsay, NE and children Tammy (Luke) Kaufman, Julie (Tim) Campbell, Karla, Michelle and Laura McPhillips; Jan Starman and husband Rick of Petersburg, NE and children Adam, Amanda and Juliann Starman; Lori Beckman and husband Gary of Elgin, NE and children Andy, Makayla and Erin Beckman; Mary Beth Hankla and husband Brian of King George, VA and children Jacob and Bethany Hankla; two great-grandchildren: Owen and Oliver Kaufman of Meadow Grove, NE; one sister: Kathleen Ruther and husband Bernard of Petersburg, NE.

Jerome was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers: Roman, Albert, Arthur and Orlandis Roth; three sisters: Sr. Gladys Roth, Leora Dinslage and Juliann Roth.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, NE with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating and interment at St. Boniface Cemetery. Music was provided by Mark and Julie Dwyer at the wake service, St. Boniface Choir and Laura McPhillips at the Mass, and were accompanied by organist, Rosie Schueths. Pallbearers were Andy Beckman, Adam Starman, Jacob Hankla, Bruce Dinslage, Zane Ruther, Kenny Roth and Jim Roth. Honorary Pallbearers were Jerome’s granddaughters.

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

Lucille Lordemann

January 14, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Lucille J. Lordemann

1918 - 2011

Lucille Josephine (Salber) Lordemann, daughter of George and Anna (Schmitt) Salber, was born October 4, 1918 on a farm north of Petersburg, NE. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Bona-venture Church in Raeville, NE and attended St. John Berchman School in Raeville through the eighth grade.

On May 28, 1940, Lucille was united in marriage with Raymond Francis Lordemann by Fr. Kluthe at St. Bonaventure Church in Raeville. The couple spent one year in Montana before returning to farm in the Petersburg area. Lucille was a full-time wife, mother, gardener and seamstress.  In 1993, the couple moved into Petersburg. Ray passed away in December 2003 after 63 years of marriage and Lucille decided to move to Omaha in the fall of 2005. She entered Westgate Assisted Living in the summer of 2008, and later moved to Brookestone Village Skilled Nursing Facility.

It was there that she passed away on January 3, 2011 at the age of 92.

Lucille was a member of St. John’s Church, St. John’s Alter Society, Thrifty Doers Extension Club and St. John’s Quilters in Petersburg. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, playing cards and visiting family and friends. Lucille, 92, passed away Monday, January 3, 2011 at Brookestone Village in Omaha, NE.

She is survived by 13 children: Phyllis (Bill) Camp of Elgin; Marie (Ray) Mack of Omaha; Ray Jr. (Mary Ellen) of Greeley, CO; Rose (Dennis) Wiehn of Elgin; Walter (Darla) of Greenwood, SC; Ann (John) Hawkins, Carol (Ermin) Snitily, Agnes Mahoney, George (Bonnie), Rita Peters, Earl, Philip, Teresa (Mark) Brown, all of Omaha; 40 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; 2 brothers: Leonard and Robert of Minnesota; 1 sister: Sr. Agnes Salber OSB of Winnebago, NE; 4 sisters-in-law: Dorothy Salber of Wisconsin; Frances Salber of Minnesota; Dolores Salber of Oregon; Diane Salber of Elgin, NE.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ray; 1 granddaughter: Joan Camp; son Mark in 2007; 5 brothers: Clarence, Joseph, Jerome, Willie, Ray; 2 sisters: Celestine and Sr. Anella OSB; 1 son-in-law: Gaylen Peters; 1 daughter-in-law: Doris Lordemann; 3 sisters-in-law: Delores, Rita, and Laura Salber.

A Mass of Christian burial was held Friday, January 7, 2011 at St. John the Baptist Church in Petersburg, NE  with Rev. Frank Lordemann officiating and interment at St. John’s Cemetery. Music was provided by St. John’s Guitar Group and Pallbearers were Alan Camp, Jay Mack, Tyler Lordemann, Jason Wiehn, Justin Hawkins, Scott Starman, Todd Small, Joey Peters, Andy Lordemann, and Matt Lordemann.

Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.

Gilbert Schrage

January 7, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Gilbert Schrage

1918 - 2010

Gilbert Schrage, age 93, of Red Oak, IA passed away Saturday, December 18, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Rest Home in Red Oak. His remains were cremated and a Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at a later date in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Red Oak.

Gilbert, son of Philomena and Stephen Schrage was born on November 28, 1918 in Elgin. He attended St. Boniface School and graduated from Elgin High School. He attended college at Omaha University. He spent 4 1/2 years in the Navy and served in World War II. He is survived by his wife Dorothy, his sons Richard, Steven & wife Karen and their three daughters and on great-grandchild. Other survivors include his brothers Urban and wife Celine of Salinas, California, Alvin and wife Mary Helen of Elgin, sister-in-law Margaret Schrage, many nieces and nephews.

Gilbert was preceded in death by his parents: Philomena and Steven, brothers Wilfred, Hubert, Clarence, Arthur, sister Philomena Lee and sister-in-law Annabel Schrage.

Gilbert loved to travel and baseball. He was well known to always have a baseball and mitt in the car-just in case his nieced and nephews were ready for a game of pitch.

Lucille Lordemann

January 7, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Lucille J. Lordemann

Lucille J. Lordemann, 92, formerly of Petersburg, NE passed away Monday, January 3, 2011 at Brookestone Village in Omaha, NE.

A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 7, 2011 at St. John the Baptist Church in Petersburg, NE and.burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Omaha with a 7 p.m. wake service. Visitation will resume 4-7 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Church in Petersburg, NE with a 7:00 p.m. wake service. Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin, is in charge of arrangements.

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

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