Evelyn Genevieve Campbell age 89 of Springfield, MO, passed away on July 6, 2016. Funeral arrangements are pending at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home.
Robert (Bob) Rogers departed this life June 30, 2016 in Mullen, NE. He was born October 1, 1933 to Andrew and Mary Bogart Rogers and raised in the New York City Borough of Queens.
After completing High school he was drafted into the Army and served at Fort Richardson Alaska during the Korean War. On May 25, 1959, he married Joan Macke in Mullen, NE. To this union 4 children were born. Bob was active in St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Meals on Wheels, and was a member of the American Legion. Bob was in partnership with his brother-in-law running Macke’s grocery until his retirement. He was a fan of high school sports, especially wrestling and enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren.
Bob is survived by his wife Joan, children Roxanne (Doug) Nellor of MO, Rhonda (Todd) Hoyt of Overton, Mitchell (Alicia) of CO, Matthew (Kaylyn) of Kearney, eleven grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, brother and 1 grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or the Pioneer Memorial Rest Home.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, July 5, at 10 am MDT at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mullen. Burial will follow at Cedarview Cemetery with Military Honors by American Legion Post #109, Mullen.
Rosary will be held at 7 pm MDT at St. Mary’s on Monday. Visitation will be Monday from 1 to 5 pm MDT with the family being present from 4 to 5 pm MDT.
Memorials are to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or Pioneer Memorial Rest Home in Mullen.
Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marvin Eau Claire Dewey, 77 of North Platte, passed away June 29, 2016 at his home. He was born June 18, 1939 to Eau Claire and Marge (Crawford) Dewey at Ansley, NE. Marvin attended school at Brady Public Schools, graduating in 1957. Marvin was proud to be part of the 1957 State High School Championship Basketball Team. After graduation, he entered in the United States Navy and proudly served his nation. Upon his honorable discharge from the service, Marvin was united in marriage to Janice Whipple on December 4, 1961. To this union 3 children were born, Tamela Jo, Kandi Kae and James Lee. In his early years, he helped his father run the Lincoln Highway Garage in Brady. After moving to North Platte, Marvin then worked for Sears, as a Television Service Tech, and then as an Electrician for Union Pacific Railroad, retiring in 2004. Marvin was a master mechanic, electrician and carpenter, and enjoyed time tinkering in his shop repairing or building appliances, motors or furniture for family and friends. He enjoyed storytelling to his children and grandchildren of hunting and fishing excursions in his younger days. One of his greatest accomplishments was facing cancer with courage, and without fear or complaint. The lasting legacy he leaves his family and friends, is that even in our darkest hours, muster the strength to face each challenge with faith and hope. Loved ones will especially miss his knowledge about so many things mechanical, he truly could fix or build about anything. Marvin is survived by his wife, Janice Dewey; children, Kandi Kae (Mark) Bailey and James Lee Dewey; grandchildren, Brent Scott, Landon (Chelsea) and Jordan (Kelsey Ohlson) Bailey and Jamie Jolee Dewey; great granddaughter, Jaci Ann Bailey; a sister, Sue (Don) House; aunt, Joyce Dewey; brother and sisters-in-law, Tom (Jeannie) Whipple and Marlene Myers; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Tamela Jo; a grandson, Garrett Ryan Bailey; a brother-in-law, Ed Myers. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. Memorials are suggested to Make A Wish Foundation. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2016 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the funeral home with military honors. Marvin had requested casual dress to the services. Cremation will follow. A private family burial at the Gaslin Cemetery near Brady will be at a later date. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Maxine May Sedlacek Williams, 91, of North Platte, passed away June 30, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. Maxine was born on May 31, 1925 to George Henry and Alma W. (Hake) Kamper in rural St. Libory, Nebraska. She grew up and received her education in Merrick, Nance and Hall counties. She married Edgar S. Sedlacek on March 30, 1944 at San Diego, Ca. While Mr. Sedlacek was in the Navy, she worked at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft in California. In 1946 she returned to Grand Island while her husband was overseas and worked at the Ordinance Plant. After his discharge in 1945 they lived in Lexington and Grand Island and later moved to North Platte, living there for the next 29 years. After raising her children, she was employed with W.T. Grant Co., Motel 6 as a desk clerk, Ben Franklin Store as a sales clerk and became a professional cake baker and decorator for 40 years. Mr. Sedlacek died September 15, 1981. She moved to Cody, Ne, helping her daughter run the grocery store there for 4 years. She returned to North Platte and worked at Walmart. She married Jay Williams on May 23, 1992 at Cozad, Ne. They moved to Grand Island in 1996. Maxine donated two birthday cakes each month at Lakeview Nursing Home from February 1999 to January 2006. She was preceded in death by her husbands; daughter, Gail Renee Potter and grandchildren Tina Marie McCall and Jason Michael Sedlacek, one brother and four sisters. Maxine is survived by sons, Stan ( Nancy) Sedlacek of Broken Bow, Ne ; Patrick (Eileen) Sedlacek of Cheyenne, WY.; Lynn (Beth) Sedlacek of North Platte; Lee (Janie) Sedlacek of North Platte; Gene (Marsha) Sedlacek of North Platte; Thomas (Merry) Sedlacek of North Platte. Daughters, Paula Sedlacek of Lincoln, Ne; Debra (Raymond) Kizer of North Platte, NE; twin daughters, Sandy (Brad) Jensen of Parker, Co and Suzy (Niles) Dodson of North Platte. stepchildren, Kristy Williams of Eustis, Ne; Jody (Benny) Cisneros of North Platte; sister, Grace Shutte of North Platte; 27 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, 2 step grandsons. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Burial will be at Ft McPherson following services. Rosary will be 10:30 a.m. prior to mass at the church. Family will be receiving friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. Visitation will also be on Monday, July 4, from 4-6 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Memorials are suggested to St. Patrick’s Endowment Fund, Catholic Daughters and Great Plains Home Health and Hospice in her name. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be given at carpentermemorial.com.
On Monday, June 27, 2016, Betty Catherine Arnett, age 94, of North Platte, formerly of Hershey, NE, passed away unexpectedly at Great Plains Health. Betty is together again with her loving husband, Charles, who died just 10 weeks ago.
Betty was born May 9, 1922, to John Vose and Naomi Laverne Dowhower Diener at North Platte where she grew up. Betty graduated from North Platte High School in 1940 then attended Kearney State Teachers College. After receiving her teaching certificate, Betty taught country school for a year.
On September 12, 1942, Betty was united in marriage to Charles Albert Arnett at North Platte. They lived in Platte Valley then moved to a farm northwest of Hershey until 1978 when they moved to Lake Maloney. Betty and Charles were always together and enjoyed 73 years of marriage.
Betty was an active member of the Hershey United Methodist Church. She sang in the choir, made ice cream for church activities and baked rolls for the UMW when needed. Betty enjoyed appliqué quilting and loved tending to her flower gardens and doing ceramics, especially making nativity sets. She also loved dancing, bowling on leagues and playing cards on Mondays.
Betty is survived by her children, C. William ‘Bill’ (Donna) Arnett, of North Platte, Alan (Georgena) Arnett, of Loveland, CO, Robert ‘Bob’ (Kathy) Arnett, of Hershey and Ann (Jerry) Ollo, of Houston, TX; 9 grandchildren, Jon (Sherri) Arnett, of Bennington, NE, Jennifer (Chad) Monie, of North Platte, Christopher (Katey) Arnett, of Dallas, TX, Casey (Lindsay) Arnett, of Loveland, CO, Stephanie (Chad) Russell, of Gretna, NE, Bobbi (Cory) Rosenblad, of Elkhorn, NE, Rachel (Trampas) Belknap, of Hay Springs, NE, Carson (Carly) Arnett, of Hershey and Lauren Arnett, of Kearney, NE; 19 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Ryan, Samuel and Cade Arnett, Josh and Anna Monie, Sydney, Cole and Georgia Kate Arnett, Emma and Avery Arnett, Noah, Keanan, Owen, Liam and Evie Russell, Jace Rosenblad and Jaycek and Presley Belknap; sister-in-law, Mildred McTiernan, of Denver, CO; as well as several nieces, nephews and other family.
Along with her husband, Charles, Betty was preceded in death by her parents, John and Naomi Diener; brothers, Harlan Diener and Richard Diener; sisters-in-law, Leola Diener, Virginia Diener and Pat Colvin; brothers-in-law, Jim McTiernan and Ray Colvin; and nephews, Mickey Diener and Jim DeBell.
Cremation was chosen. A Memorial Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2016, at the Hershey United Methodist Church. Private family inurnment will be in the Riverside Cemetery. The memorial book may be signed at odeanchapel.com or from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore which is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to the Hershey United Methodist Church or Hershey Senior Center.
Patricia K. “Pat” Hupfer, 59, of North Platte, passed away June 28, 2016 at her home. She was born on May 3, 1957, to Lawrence and Donna (Yocum) Dircksen at North Platte. Pat was raised in North Platte and attended school at Buffalo Elementary and graduated from North Platte High School with the Class of 1976. On July 5, 1975, she was united in marriage to Rick Hupfer at North Platte. Her family was the most important part of her life and was she able to stay at home and raise her two children, Mitzi and John. Pat was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Dircksen. She is survived by her mother, Donna Dircksen; two children, Mitzi (Leroy) Kramer and John (Heather) Hupfer all of North Platte; sisters, Georgia (Larry) Nelms, Deb (Tom) Erickson and LaDonna (Terry) Mead; brothers, Michael (Pam) Dircksen and Stephen (Roberta) Dircksen; grandchildren, Taylor Kramer and Holden Hupfer; step grandchildren, Teana (Adam) Moore, Charles (Nicole) Kramer, Maxx, Elliot and Chloe Weigel; also by her life partner, Walter Joe; and several other relatives. A memorial has been established in her memory. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at Plainview Cemetery near Maxwell, NE. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth E. “Ken” Neve, of Englewood, CO passed away June 25, 2016 in North Platte. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Cherry Hills Christian Community Church, 3900 Grace Blvd. Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 with the Reverend Mike Andersons officiating. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Wallace D. “Wally” Allison, 79, passed away June 28, 2016 at his home in Stapleton, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Wally was born on July 25, 1936 in Wallace, Nebraska, the son of Clarence and Julia (Wallace) Allison.
He spent his early years on a dairy farm in Hayes County where he worked and delivered milk daily in Hayes Center to his family’s customers. He attended school in Hayes County, graduating from Hayes County High School in 1954. After high school he served in the United States Air Force, was actively discharged in 1956 and attended McCook College, McCook, Nebraska. He married Cecelia Neumann at St. Catherine’s Church in Indianola, Nebraska on February 27, 1960. Wally received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Chadron State College and his Master’s Degree in Administration from Fort Hays University, Hays, Kansas.
Wally loved children and spent his adult life as a parent, teacher, and administrator in Nebraska, Kansas, and South Dakota. He enjoyed taking his children on hunting, fishing and camping outings and attended school and church activities with his family. His children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were his delight.
He is survived by his wife, Cecelia of Stapleton; daughter, Kristin (Jim) Opela of Stapleton, three sons, Kevin (Barbara) Allison of Great Falls, MT, Kendall (Deanna) Allison and Kent (Jacque) Allison all of North Platte; sixteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Claryce (Gary) Burt of Morrison, CO; and many relatives and beloved friends, both human and animal.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and his in-laws, George and Florence Neumann.
Memorials may be made in his name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com.
Rosary will be recited 7:00 P.M. Friday, July 1, 2016 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Stapleton. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 2, 2016 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Stapleton with the Reverend Thomas Gudipalli as celebrant. At his request cremation was chosen. Inurnment will be in the Loup Valley Cemetery with military honors graveside. Those wishing to sign the register book may do so 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Thursday and 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Friday at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
Beverly J. Pearson of Callaway died June 15 in Geneva.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 24th at 11am at the United Methodist Church in Arnold. Inturment will be in the Arnold Cemetary.
Memorials are suggested to the Methodist Tree & Landscaping Fund.
Arnold Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
George J. Hergenrader, of North Platte, passed away June 17, 2016 at his home with his family by his side. He was born March 31, 1930 to George and Katherine (Maul) Hergenrader at Elm Creek, NE. George was raised in Cozad and graduated from Cozad High School with the class of “48”. He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1951 until his honorable discharge in 1953. On July 22, 1951, he was united in marriage to Doris D. Hilton at Cozad. The couple lived in Cozad until 1969, then moving to North Platte, where George worked for Northwestern Public Service, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in North Platte, former member of the Cozad Jaycees, Cozad volunteer fire dept., and a charter member of the Cozad Elks Lodge. George is survived by three children, Karen (Steve) Lyne of McCook, Brenda (Bill) Faust, and Brian (Becky) Hergenrader both of North Platte; eight grandchildren, Greg, Jodi, Shawn, Becca, Bret, Kate, Cory and Melissa; eleven great grandchildren; a brother, Delbert Hergenrader of North Platte; two sisters, Beverly Whitehead of California and Lorraine (LaVerne) Gerdes of Lincoln. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Doris in 2011; two sisters, Dorothy Sieler-Pitt and Virginia Tracy; and a brother, Stanley Hergenrader. Online condolences may be shared atwww.carpentermemorial.com. A memorial has been established in his memory. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Douglas A. Delp officiating. Inurnment will be at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell with military honors. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday with family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.