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Archive - Apr 2011

April 13th

Donald Bennett, 88

April 13, 2011

Donald Bennett, 88 of Kearney, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at his residence in Kearney. Services were Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at O'Brien - Straatmann Funeral Home in Kearney with the Rev. Gary Main officiating. Interment was April 13 at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Pleasanton, with military honors provided by the Pleasanton American Legion. O'Brien - Straatmann Funeral Home of Kearney was in charge of arrangements.

April 7th

Doris L. Spencer, 83

April 8, 2011

Doris L. Spencer, age 83 of Brewster, died March 27, 2011, at the Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell. Funeral services were Saturday April 2, at the Community Building in Brewster with the Rev. Alan Petersen officiating. Interment was in the Brewster Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Nebraska Hereford Youth Foundation or American Legion Post #323.

LaVerna Hodson, 68

April 8, 2011

LaVerna M. Hodson, age 68 of Broken Bow, died Thursday March 31, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Mark Stones officiating. Burial was in the Taylor Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. Memorials have been suggested to the One Child Campaign, in Tulsa, Okla.
LaVerna Mae Cook Hodson, 68, known to many for her candor, unique sense of humor, and love of life, went home to dance with the angels March 31, 2011.

Charles Lymber, 57

April 8, 2011

Charles A. Lymber, 57, passed away March 4, 2011, at his home at Lometa, Texas from a sudden heart attack.
Military services were held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killen Texas, March 11, 2011.
Chuck was known in the Texas community as a prayer warrior; he truly loved his Lord and his country. He touched a lot of lives and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

H.B. "Budd" Watson, 88

April 8, 2011

A memorial reception for H.B. “Budd” Watson, age 88 of Albion, will be Friday, April 8, 2011, from 5-8 p.m. at the Albion Country Club in Albion.
Inurnment will be in the sea around Ireland, with Iverson Memorial Chapel of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established to the Nebraska Veterans Home.
Budd is survived by two sons, Bill (Joan) Watson of Ansley, and Henry (Vania) Watson of Fontaleza, Brazil; and seven grandchildren.

Mary Lou "Micky" Fisher, 83

April 8, 2011

Mary Lou "Micky" Fisher, age 83 of Halsey, died April 4, 2011, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
Funeral services will be Monday, April 11, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the Sandhills Community Church in Dunning with Pastor Lee Wonch officiating. Burial will be in the Purdum Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, April 10, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials have been established to the Sandhills Community Church in Dunning.

Cora Osterhoudt, 80

April 8, 2011

Cora L. Osterhoudt, age 80 of Kearney, died Friday, April 1, 2011 in Kearney. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Kearney with Pastor Eric Lesher officiating. Graveside services and burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the Maywood Cemetery in Maywood.
Memorials are planned to the First Lutheran Church or to the donor’s choice. A message of condolence, tribute or memory can be left at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services of Kearney is in charge of arrangements.

Chloe Brianna Lewis

April 8, 2011

Kollin and Julie Lewis of Stillwater, Okla., are happy to announce the birth of their baby girl, Chloe Brianna Lewis. She was born at Stillwater Medical Center Feb. 14, 2011, at 11:08 a.m.
Chloe weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long at birth. She is welcomed home by big brothers, Petyon - 9, and Dillon - 7.
She is also welomced by her grandparents, Will and Sharon Whitehouse of Bristow, Okla., and Keith and Juanna Beth Lewis of Darlington, Idaho, formerly of Brewster.

Jessica Glass & Colby Shea

April 8, 2011

Jessica Glass and Colby Shea, both of Lincoln, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding April 30, 2011. The ceremony will be at the Christ Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the reception to follow at the Lincoln Meadows Social Hall.
Parents of the bride-to-be are Curt and Lori Glass of Lincoln. Colby’s parents are Joe and Sandra Shea of Broken Bow.

Emilie Ross & Tyler Macke

April 8, 2011

Joe and Anni Ross of Broken Bow, Alice Ross (grandmother of the bride) of Ten Sleep, Wyo, Craig Clifton of Baton Rouge, La., Deana Clifton of Cairo, and Ken and Shirley Macke (grandparents of the groom) of Mullen, would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Emilie Ross and Tyler Macke.
Emilie is a 2007 graduate of Broken Bow High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska - Kearney with a bachelor of science in family studies. She plans on furthering her education by enrolling in a masters program in Oregon.

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