Melvina B. Schmitz
1923 - 2012
Melvina B. Schmitz, 88, formerly of Petersburg, NE passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at the Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Center in Albion, NE.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, July 21, 2012 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg, NE with Rev. Stan Schmit and Rev. Robert Schmitz officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation was held 6-7:30 p.m. Friday at the church with a 7:30 p.m. wake service.
Visitation resumed Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time at the church. Huffman-Levander Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Melvina Bernadine Seier, daughter of Anton and Rose (Mescher) Seier, was born December 18, 1923 at Petersburg, NE.
She grew up on a farm near Petersburg, was baptized and confirmed at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and attended St. John’s School through the 8th Grade.
Melvina was united in marriage to Albert Schmitz on October 21, 1947 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg. They made their home on a farm near Petersburg where she was a homemaker and helped on the farm.
Following the death of her husband Albert in 1998, she moved to town in January 1999. In 2006, Melvina moved to the Samaritan Estates Assisted Living in Albion, NE and later entered the Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Center in July 2008. It was there that she passed away on July 17, 2012 at 88 years of age.
Melvina was a member of St. John’s Christian Mothers, St. John’s Quilters and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg. She enjoyed quilting, baking, gardening, caring for her chickens and flowers, and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters: Roselin (Dennis) Kile and Linda (Dale) Schintzler, both of Omaha, NE; four sons: Jim (Karen) Schmitz of Petersburg, NE; Jerry Schmitz of Curtis, NE; Bob (Terri) Schmitz of Albion, NE; Don Schmitz of Elgin, NE; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Rosie (Don) Pelster of Petersburg; Mary Ann Borer of Albion, NE; one brother: Joe (Connie) Seier of Petersburg, NE; two sisters-in-law: Margaret Seier and Lorraine Seier, both of Petersburg, NE.
Melvina was preceded in death by her husband Albert in October 1998; four brothers: Max, Tony, Delbert and Delmer Seier; one sister: Lorraine Seier; one brother-in-law: Ervin Borer.
1953 - 2012
Funeral Services for David Smith, age 59 of Neligh, NE were held Saturday, July 21, 2012 at United Methodist Church in Elgin, with Rev. Michael Davis, officiating. Music was provided by Carolyn Johnson, Organist and Doug & Deb Jones as Soloists.
Pallbearers were Cody Harbourt, Nathan Harbourt, Joel Eisenhauer, Chad Warneke, John Havlicek, and Jarod Spiegel.
Honorary Pallbearers were Stan Bode, Bill Graber, Glen Poessnecker, Tom Stoltz, Tom Kinney, Rollie Huffman, Bob Otter, Frank Flenniken, John Draper, Dan Vanourney, and Tom DeCamp.
Inurnment will be at a later date in St. Boniface Cemetery. Visitation was from 5 - 8 pm, Friday, July20, 2012 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh.
David passed away on July 18, 2012 at his home in Neligh, NE.
Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
David Leroy Smith was born on March 28, 1953 to Leland (Lee) and Marie (Carley) Smith at Ainsworth, Nebraska. He attend school at Elgin Public High School. On January 1, 1991, he was united in marriage to Peggy Mittan at Rapid City, South Dakota. To this marriage they had a daughter, Carley Smith. He ran the White Spot Bar & Grill in Neligh for some time and then drove truck for many years. He received the outstanding Truck Driver award by the State of Nebraska. He loved fishing and hunting.
Survived by his daughter, Carley Smith and grand-daughter, Kenadee Watson both of Neligh, Ne. His parents, Lee and Marie Smith, of Elgin, Ne. Sisters: Connie Hankin of Lexington, KY, Karen and husband, Jim Eisenhauer of Bloomfield, Ne, and Pam Smith of Orchard, Ne. Several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Preceded in death by his dog, Sophie and his grandparents.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.snidermemorialfh.com
Junior-to-be Dylan Heithoff has been named a West Region NAIA Preseason All-Star by USA Football News.
The outside linebacker and Elgin native is one of 16 student-athletes from the Great Plains Athletic Conference selected to receive the designation.
“Dylan is a guy we expect to be one of the top defensive players in the conference,” head football coach Vance Winter said. “He has an ability to make impact plays and our defensive coaches will put him in a great position to be that type of player.”
The 6-foot-5, 245-pound Heithoff recorded 42 tackles, 9.5 for loss, and forced one fumble in 2011.
His three sacks tied for third most on the team.
Following the 2011 season, Heithoff earned GPAC Second Team All-Conference honors.
A 2010 graduate of Pope John Central Catholic High School, he is the son of Gene Heithoff and Colleen Rossow.
Jesse and Shanda (Jochum) Schindler, of Elgin, are proud parents of a daughter, Tenley Brynn, born July 10, 2012, at Boone County Health Center in Albion.
She weighed seven pounds, 12 ounces at birth and was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Kenny and Jeanine Jochum and Glen and Louise Schindler, all of Elgin.
Great-grandparents are Arlene Bergman and Darlene Schindler, both of Elgin, and Wilmer Bader of Palmer.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
The Antelope County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 beginning at 10:30 AM in the supervisor’s room of the Antelope County Courthouse annex. Said meeting will be held for the purpose of making a decision to put the new proposed jail to the vote of the citizens of Antelope County at the General Election to be held November 6, 2012. Voters will be asked to vote on whether to build a new jail at a cost to be determined at the special meeting or close the current jail and transport the prisoners to other facilities. Special meeting is open to the public. An agenda, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the Antelope County Clerk’s office.
Publish: July 25, 2012