Obituaries

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30
Nov

Josephine Pepperl September 9, 1920 ~ November 24, 2016

Josephine Pepperl, 96 of Lincoln, Nebraska formerly of Burchard, Nebraska passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at Gramercy Hill in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was born on September 9, 1920 at rural Steinauer, Nebraska to Paul and Martha (Kamen) Conradt. Josephine attended St. Anthony parochial grade school and Steinauer High School, graduating in 1939 at the top of her class. During her early years she was active in 4-H and later served as a leader. Josephine, after graduation from High School, was employed as a telephone operator. Josephine married Edward Pepperl on July 25, 1945 at St. Anthony Church in Steinauer. Josephine and Edward were blessed with 7 children and celebrated 71 years of marriage. They resided in Burchard where she was employed as a postal clerk for 35 years. Josephine was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and an active member of the Altar Society.

Tue
22
Nov

Betty L. Lippold April 2, 1927 -November 20, 2016

Betty L. Lippold, 89 of Pawnee City, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the Premier Estates formerly Pawnee Manor. She was born April 2, 1927 to William and Elda (Gottula) Peters in Elk Creek. Betty was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church where she was a life long member. Betty graduated from Elk Creek High School in 1944. She then attended Lincoln School of Commerce in 1945 and received a diploma in Stenography. She was employed by Latsch Bros. in Lincoln where she met her future husband. Betty married Glen M. Lippold on February 14, 1947 in Phoenix, Arizona. They returned to Elk Creek and remained there until Glen and Betty sold there business and moved to Pawnee City to be closer to family. Betty was member of the American Legion Auxiliary for 62 years and St. Peter’s Dorcas Society. She worked most of her married life keeping the books for her husband’s business Glen’s Repair in Elk Creek.

Tue
22
Nov

Ruth Audrey Rohmeyer October 11, 1922 - November 17, 2016

Ruth Audrey Rohmeyer, 94 of Summerfield, Kansas passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016 in Frankfort, Kansas. She was born on October 11, 1922 to Ernest and Clara (Adams) Young in Summerfield, Kansas. Ruth grew up in Marietta, Kansas and attended school in Oketo, Kansas and graduating as Salutatorian of the class of 1941. Ruth married Fred, G. Rohmeyer on December 20, 1942. To this union two children were born, Donald D. and Donna J. Ruth farmed along side of Fred for many years. She drove the tractor until the age 85. Ruth enjoyed dancing in the younger years, holiday dinners with family and socializing with neighbors. Ruth entered the Frankfort Care Home on September 29, 2015. Ruth was preceded in death by her, parents Ernest and Clara Young, husband Fred on June 4, 2003, sisters and brother-in-laws,Helen and Irvin Schneider, Marilyn and Winton Brooks, and Merlin Brooks.

Tue
22
Nov

Margaret Irene (Harms) Holder May 19, 1928 ~ November 13, 2016

Margaret Irene (Harms) Holder, 88, of Humboldt, Nebraska was born in rural Humboldt, Nebraska on May 19, 1928 to George Herman and Violet Luella (Babcock) Harms. In 1929, Violet’s brothers Wayne and Robert Babcock came to make their home with the Harms family after the death of their parents. Margaret attended grade school at District 105 and 9th through 11th grade at Bratton Union High School. In 1945, her father had a farm sale and she transferred to Humboldt High School graduating with the class of 1946. While finishing high school, Margaret lived in Humboldt with Goldie Ogle. After graduation, Margaret stayed with her parents on a farm near Verdon and helped with farm work as Wayne and Robert were drafted into the Army. On April 25, 1950, Margaret was united in marriage to Donald Holder. To this union two sons Rodney and Scott were born. The couple started their married life farming Northwest of Verdon. In July of 1952, Don was drafted into the Army.

Wed
09
Nov

Avis Irene Uhri

December 1, 1918 – November 5, 2016

 

Wed
02
Nov

Louis Dale “Luke” Lawson

March 30, 1926 ~ October 26, 2016

Wed
26
Oct

Kenneth Stewart Klepper

August 23, 1935 ~ August 23, 2016

 

Wed
19
Oct

Annette M. Wright

October 1, 1968 ~ October 13, 2016

Annette M. Wright, 48, of Lincoln, passed away October 13, 2016 in Lincoln. She was born October 1, 1968 in Pawnee City, NE to Charles and Barbara (Redwine) Rowland. Annette was a former member of Calvary Baptist Church in Wilburton, OK. Survived by husband, Michael; mother, Barbara Rowland, Eagle, NE; sisters, Angela Rowland and Carrie Burg, both of Eagle, NE; 2 nephews. Preceded in death by father and grandparents. Cremation, no visitation. Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials to family for later designation c/o 730 Wulf Drive, Eagle, NE 68347. Condolences may be left online at metcalffuneralservices.com   

Wed
19
Oct

Harold Eugene Schlender

March 3, 1940 ~ October 12, 2016

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12
Oct

Glenn W. Binder

March 10, 1920 ~ October 5, 2016

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