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Archive - Jul 2014


July 25th

Raoul A. Johnson, 70

July 25, 2014

Raoul A. Johnson, age 70 of Arnold, died April 28, 2014, at his home. Funeral services were Friday, May 2, at the United Methodist Church in Arnold with the Rev. Andrew Black officiating. Interment was in the Arnold Community Cemetery, with Arnold Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the Arnold Community Foundation and the Arnold School Foundation.

Joyce (Moninger( Trobough, 72

July 25, 2014

Joyce Trobough, 72, passed away April 28, 2014, at her home after a day of gardening, baking and caring for her granddaughter.

Joyce was born March 21, 1942, in Loup County to George and Luella (Sinner) Moninger. She and her six siblings were raised in the Sandhills where her family farmed. She graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1959.

After high school, Joyce moved to Omaha and began working for Mutual of Omaha. In 1961, she married James Trobough at St. Bernard Catholic Church. They went on to raise their six daughters in St. Bernard Parish.

DeEtta R. Newman, 91

July 25, 2014

DeEtta Florene (Catlett) Newman went home to the Lord May 1, 2014.

She was the second child of George and Vera (Matthews) Catlett, born in Ansley, Dec. 14, 1922. She graduated from Central City High School.

July 12, 1942, she married Paul Newman in Kahoka, Mo. To this union four children were born: Jannet, Pauletta, Rodney and Lori.

Clair V. Burnett, 82

July 25, 2014

Clair Victor Burnett, age 82, of rural Anselmo, died May 1, 2014 at Jennie Melham Memorial Hospital, Broken Bow after an unfortunate accident while he was caring for his cattle. He was born Aug. 30, 1931 near Berwyn, the youngest of six children to Douglas and Maymae (Pracht) Burnett.

Vivian L. Hickey, 76

July 25, 2014

Vivian Lois Hickey, daughter of Beulah and Gillis Herrin, pased away peacefully April 14, 2014, at the age of 76, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Vivian was born July 3, 1937, in Somerset, Kent., and was a longtime resident of Boulder, Colo. She was a wife, mother and grandmother who was proud to be a homemaker.

Vivian loved children, cats and books, and was a much-celebrated cook.

Vivian was preceded in death by her youngest son, Robert Gregory Michael.

Beatrice Cosner, 91

July 25, 2014

Beatrice Cosner, age 91, of Broken Bow, passed away April 29, 2014, at the Golden LivingCenter of Broken Bow.

Beatrice was born Nov. 16, 1922, in Berwyn, to Lester and Kathryn (Pirnie) Wachter. She was raised on the farm and after high school she worked for the draft board during World War II and even had to draft her boyfriend.

Later, she married Harry Cosner May 19, 1946. They made their home in the Gates Community where they farmed for 30 years.

Elizabeth Brown, 83

July 25, 2014

Elizabeth Brown, age 83 of Broken Bow formerly of Arcadia, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Jennie M. Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow.

Funeral services were Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow, with the Rev. Seth Bates officiating. Burial followed in the Arcadia Cemetery. Govier Bros. Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the Arcadia Fire and Rescue Department.

Lyle E. Williams, 96

July 25, 2014

Memorial Services for Lyle E. Williams age 96 of Ainsworth, will be held Monday, May 19, 2014, at 2 p.m., at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth with a private family inurnment to be held at the Grand Prairie Cemetery near Johnstown, at a later date.

Lyle Williams passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Ainsworth Care Center in Ainsworth.

Bernard Winkenwerder, 82

July 25, 2014

Bernard (Ben) Francis Winkenwerder, 82, went home to the Lord May 9, 2014, at the Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.

Raymond Woracek, 81

July 25, 2014

Raymond James Woracek of Sargent passed away May 6, 2014, at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Services will be held in Sargent at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with the Rev. Hunt officiating. Interment will be at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.Funeral arrangements are being made by Rhoad Funeral Home 308-527-3625.

Raymond James Woracek was born Oct. 3, 1932, in Sargent, to James Woracek and Mary (Brim) Woracek. He attended grade school at the Round Valley School House and high school at Sargent Public High School.

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