Archive - Obituary
October 9th, 2014
Timothy J. Marten age 41 of Lincoln, died Oct. 4, 2014, at Bryan West Hospital in Lincoln.
Tim was born May 20, 1973, to Herman â€śFritzâ€ť and Shirley [Malmberg] Marten.
Tim attended Sandhills Public Schools and later graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School in Lincoln.
Survivors include his mother, Shirley Marten of Lincoln; sister, Inger [Alvin] of Ansley; nieces Delaney, Gillian and Ashlynn Sherbeck; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
Tim was preceded in death by his father, Herman â€śFritzâ€ť Marten; and his grandparents.
Victor Bruce Crawford, age 83 of Broken Bow formerly of Mason City, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Jennie Melham Hospital in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 in the Baptist Church in Mason City, with the Rev. John Lewis officiating. Burial was in the Mason City Cemetery.
Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.
Ollie R. Hanson, age 90 of Grand Island, formerly of Scotia died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Nebraska Veterans Home in Grand Island.
Funeral services will be Friday Oct. 3, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the Oconto Community Building in Oconto.
Burial will be in the Oconto Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday 5 - 7 p.m. at Govier Bros. Mortuary in Broken Bow.
Becky Lou Smith of Broken Bow, formerly of Taylor, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at the Melham Medical Center.
Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Rhoad Funeral Chapel in Sargent with Marty Robbins officiating.
Burial was at the Taylor Cemetery in Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Sophie and Roy Eberle College Fund.
Becky was born to Lee and Betty (Nelson) Smith at Sargent on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 1954.
Becky attended school at Loup County Public School in Taylor, graduating in 1973.
Shirley Ann Hoskins, 76, passed away Sept. 24, 2014, with her family by her side in Wray, Colo.
Shirley was born Jan. 4, 1938, in Blue Island, Ill. to Charley Irvin and Nellie Pauline (Bullis) Peck.
Shirley married Virgil Hoskins, Jr. Feb. 15, 1958, in Ranton, N.M., then moved to Denver, Colo., in 1959.
In Denver, Shirley worked as an accountant and Virgil was in the
military and worked in a grocery store.
In 1960 they moved to Arnold where their first son, Kenneth, was born. In 1965, they moved to Minnesota and in 1971 Laverne was born.
Roxie Ann Mann was born Jan. 27, 1934, to Howard and Florence (Miller) Tiff east of Broken Bow in the Dutchmen Valley area.
She attended Goose Valley School and Hanna Corner School until high school when she went to Ansley, graduating in 1952.
After graduation she married Ross O. Mann, Jr. Oct, 25, 1952 in Broken Bow. To this union were born four children.
Roxie worked several places in Broken Bow including the hospital, some nursing homes and numerous years in BD shortly after they opened their plant in Broken Bow.
Harold Junior Willis, 71 of Callaway, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Callaway District Hospital.
Junior was born July 20, 1943, in Lexington, to Harold and Margaret (Klein) Willis. He grew up near Merna, until 1959, when the family moved to his lifelong home, the ranch north of Callaway.
In 1960, he began his farming and ranching career with his father. The partnership would later become Willis Land and Cattle. After the move, Junior began attending Callaway High School. It was there he met the love of his life, Nancy Cantrell.
Dean E. Headley, 89, of Callaway, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
He was born May 5, 1925, in Oconto, to James Weaver and Nellie Frances (Emfield) Headley.
Dean was a 1943 graduate of Callaway High School. Following graduation, he served his country in the United States Navy in the European Theater.
He was united in marriage to Margie Pitkin July 27, 1947, at Callaway.
Julie Ann Smith, age 53, of Broken Bow, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her step-father, Gary Bubak.
She is survived by her daughter, Annie (Jeremy) Newman; granddaughter, Abigail Newman; mother, Margaret Bubak; father, Kenny (Judy) Maughan; brothers, Curtis Maughan, Teddy Bubak, and Travis Bubak; sister, Kimberly Clark; step-brothers, Rick Bubak and Mike Bubak.
Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com.
Margaret L. Sells, 93, former resident, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at her home in Carlsbad, N.M.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel, Carlsbad, N.M. 88220 with the Rev. David W. Rogers officiating.
Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, N.M.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Margaret L. Sells was born July 8, 1921, in Mason City, to Clarence Cecil and Lura Gertrude (Rumery) Ryman. She married Woodrow â€śWoodyâ€ť H. Sells Dec. 16, 1941, in Merna. They were married 70 years.