Obituaries

Wed
21
Jan

Edis Jean (Sheik) Winchell

Edis Jean (Sheik) Winchell, age 91, died at home in Axtell, Kansas on January 16, 2015. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 21, at the United Methodist Church in Axtell. Rev Shirley Edgerton officiated.
Lila Alfers was organist and the congregation sang “How Great Thou Art” and “How Great is Thy Faithfulness”. A recording of “Remember Me” by Annette Winchell Farrior was played. Visitation was Tuesday, 10:00
a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Axtell-Landreth Funeral Home, Axtell.  Pallbearers were Dale Shirley, Chet Koester, John Duncanson, Jeremy Brandt, Kyle Winchell and Allen Pokorny. Burial was in theRose Hill Cemetery in Axtell.
Edis was born on August 15, 1923 in Crab Orchard, Nebraska  o James Douglas Sheik and Edna  Fay (Waidely) Sheik. Her father operated a hardware store in Crab Orchard and was also a mortician. In 1930 he moved his
Wed
14
Jan

Kenneth “Kenny” Hugh Mc- Clintock

Wed
14
Jan

David L. Weyer

David L. Weyer, 64 years of age, of Liberty, NE passed away unexpectedly at the Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville Tuesday afternoon, January 6, 2015. He was born on October 16, 1950 in Beatrice to Marvin and  Evelyn (Paul) Weyer, was a 1969 graduate of Barneston High School, and received an Associate Degree in business from Fairbury Junior College. David and Rita Rohlmeier were married, and to this union two sons were born, Justin and Devin. They were later divorced. He lived in the Barneston and Liberty areas most of his life, and in Pawnee City for 8 years. He was a very active member of the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Wymore and had served as an elder; was an assistant coach and organizer of the Barneston Pee Wee basketball league; had been a member of the Barneston Township Board and had operated a maintainer for the township for many
Wed
14
Jan

Arlene F. (Sejkora) Stanley

Arlene F. (Sejkora) Stanley, 88, of Lincoln, died January 11, 2015. Arlene was born February 3, 1926, to Ernest & Anna (Edie) Ray in Pawnee City, NE. Arlene is survived by her children Pam (Herb) Schrader, Penne (John)
Hanus; step-children Richard (Marcia) Ernst, Melvin (Lori) Stanley, Eldon (Sue) Stanley; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Stan Sejkora; infant daughter, Marsha; second husband, Rex Stanley; siblings, Glen Ray & Eva Jo Manley. A Celebration of Arlene’s Life was at 11:00 am Thursday, January 15, at Temple Baptist Church, Rev. Jeremy D. Penrod officiating. Interment was at 3:00 pm in the Burchard Cemetery. Visitation was at 12pm-8pm on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home. Family was present from 6pm-8pm. Memorials to Lincoln Christian School, Kids’ Klub  Inc., Tiny Hands International. Condolences can be left at www. bmlfh.com
Wed
07
Jan

Ardyce Nadine (Howell) Freeman

Ardyce Nadine (Howell) Freeman, 78, of Table Rock, Nebraska was born on January 10, 1936 in Table Rock, Nebraska to Howard and Veda (Covault) Howell. She attended District 51 country school until junior high when she moved to town, attending Table Rock Public School and graduating with the class of 1953. After graduating high school, Ardyce attended Peru State College where she graduated in 1956 and received degrees in 
Wed
07
Jan

Becky Lynn (Bstandig) Rowland

Becky Lynn (Bstandig) Rowland, 39, of Tecumseh, passed away Dec. 30, 2014 in Tecumseh, Nebraska. She was born to Larry and Dorothy (Jones) Bstandig on Dec. 26, 1975 in Tecumseh, Nebraska. Becky was raised on a farm near Burchard, Nebraska. She attended Burchard Public  Schools until the 5th grade when he school closed. She then went to Lewiston Consolidated where she graduated in 1994 and was Salutatorian of her class. She was a member of 4-H and showed horses and cattle and was an avid cook and cake decorator. Becky played softball for the Burchard Eagles in the summers. Becky attended Peru State College and graduated with a B.A. in Education with Distinction in 1998. She taught music at Dawson-Verdon Public School, Southeast Consolidated Schools and at Farragut and Sydney, IA from 1998 to 2005. Becky then decided to go back to school at Hamilton
Wed
07
Jan

Dorothy Elizabeth Eastwood

Dorothy Elizabeth Eastwood, 94 years of age, of Beatrice, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at BryanLGH Medical Center East in Lincoln. She was born on Monday, September 20, 1920 at Summerfield, Kansas to Byron and Anna (Nestle) Weirs. Dorothy married Howard Eastwood on July 26, 1941 and was employed at the Kellogg Company in Battle Creek, Michigan. The couple later moved to Pawnee County and farmed there
Wed
07
Jan

Donald Lee “Sparky” Eismann

Donald Lee “Sparky” Eismann was born to Henry and Emma (Woltemath) Eismann on February 14, 1937 on the family farm southwest of Elk Creek, Nebraska. Don was baptized March 7, 1937 and confirmed February 1, 1956 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Elk Creek. He grew up on the farm with his family and attended St. Peter’s Parochial School through the eighth grade. Don spent his lifetime farming and working with livestock, especially
Thu
01
Jan

Earl Page Simmonds

April 23, 1930 ~ December 20, 2014

Thu
01
Jan

Becky L. (Bstandig) Rowland

Becky L. (Bstandig) Rowland passed away at the Johnson County Hospital in Tecumseh, Nebraska, Tuesday morning, December 30, 2014 at the age of 39 years and 4 days. Funeral mass will be held at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Steinauer, Nebraska, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 with Father Thomas Dunavan officiating. Visitation will be held at the Wherry Mortuary in Tecumseh, Nebraska, Friday, January 2, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Rosary will be recited at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Steinauer, Nebraska at 6:30 p.m. Friday, January 2, 2015. Memorials may go to Elie’s education fund in care of The Bank of Steinauer. Interment will be in the St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery, Steinauer, Nebraska. Online condolences may be left @ www.wherrymortuary.com.

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