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Edith Henson

January 3, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Edith Scannell Henson

1913 - 2010

Edith Scannell Henson passed away December 18 in Roseville, California.  Edith was born October 3, 1913, in Petersburg, the fourth of the six children of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Scannell.

The Scannell family moved from Petersburg to Spencer in 1922 and in 1925 to their farm four miles north of Elgin.  Edith attended St. Boniface elementary school and graduated from Elgin Public High School with the class of 1931.  She remained at the farm until 1938, when she moved to Chicago to seek employment.

While living there she met Eugene Henson, a friend of her brother George. Both were serving in the U. S. Army Air Corps at Chanute Field near Rantoul, Illinois.

Edith and Eugene were married in Elgin on November 15, 1941. Their military travels took them to Sheppard Field, Texas, Shreveport, Louisiana, Mascoutah, Illinois, the Panama Canal Zone, Riverside, California, and Omaha.  After Eugene’s retirement from the Air Force in 1967 they returned to Riverside and Edith lived there until 2006.

At that time the need for residence in a limited care facility led Edith to sell her home and move to Roseville to be near family.  She resided there until her death.

Edith is survived by her four children, Julie Ellen Sommer, Mary Jeanne Leighton (Robert), Margaret Ann Bragg (Richard), Jeffrey S. Henson (Margaret), 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Her brother, John Scannell (Viola) of Glenview Illinois also survives her.  She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene, her parents, her sisters Maria Scannell and Margaret Carey, both of Petersburg, and brothers Robert Scannell of Elgin and George Scannell of Wichita Falls Texas.

Services were held at St Catherine’s Catholic Church in Riverside, California December 29, 2010; interment was at the Riverside National Cemetery.

Laura Salber

January 3, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Laura M. Salber

1935 - 2010

Laura Mae Salber, daughter of Alphonse and Helen (Kramper) Borer, was born June 13, 1935 at Cornlea, NE. She attended St. John’s School in Petersburg, NE.

She was united in marriage with Raymond Salber on August 24, 1953. The couple farmed in the Petersburg area until moving to the Albion area in 1955.

Laura enjoyed playing cards, reading, and spending time with family.

Laura, 75, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at Cloverlodge Care Center. She is survived by four sons: Don and wife Kathy of Albion; Dennis of Grand Island; Dan and wife Christy of Albion; Doug of Albion; six daughters: Mrs. Jim (Diane) Molt of Albion; Mrs. Paul (Debra) Kyncl of Albion; Doris Kolm of Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Gary (Darlene) Dethlefs of Rockville; Mrs. Mike (Donna) Pfeifer of Lindsay; Mrs. Mark (Delora) Clemen of Greene, IA; 28 grandchildren; one great-granddaugther; three brothers: Leonard Borer of Elgin; Alvin Borer of Phoenix, AZ; Kenny Borer of Council Bluffs, IA; one sister: Marlene Petzold of Elm Creek, NE.

Laura was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ray in March 2010, two brothers: Ed and Norman; and one son-in-law Kevin Kolm.

Funeral services were held Friday, December 24, 2010, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion, NE. Officiating were Fr. Stan Schmit and Fr. Jim Novotny. Burial was at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to www.levanderfuneralhome.com.

Alice Manganaro

January 3, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Alice L. Manganaro

1929 - 2010

Alice L. Manganaro of Omaha died Wednesday, December 15, 2010, at Methodist Hospital, Omaha. Funeral Services were held Saturday, December 18, 2010 at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, with interment in the Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Omaha.

Alice L. Manganaro was born August 6, 1929 at Raeville, Nebraska, the daughter of Joseph and Catherine (Hoefer) Petsche.

She is survived by loving husband of 58 years, Ross; 4 sons, Marc (Nicole), Ross (Jill), Steve (Mary Lohmeier) and Joe (Jeanette); 3 daughters, Toni (Kevin) Walzak, Ann (Greg Anderson) Goodman and Andrea (Tim Duncan) Manganaro; 19 grandchildren; sister, Marie (Robert) Schrage; sister in law, Margaret Petsche, brother in law Anthony (Jane) Manganaro.  Alice was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Henry, Leander, Harold, Florian, and Marcellus Petsche; and sisters, Wilma Dinslage, Irene Ridder, and Delores Parr.

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.

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