Archive - Obituary
February 6th, 2014
Donald D. Mason, 82, of Grand Island, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Tabor Manor Care Center in
Services were Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at the Litchfield Christian Church in Litchfield with the Rev. Marty Robbins officiating. Burial was in the Litchfield Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Disabled Veterans.
Rasmussen Funeral Home in Ravenna was in charge of arrangements.
Donald Dean Mason was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Custer County, to James Frank and Annie (Fowlie)
Mason. He was educated in Litchfield and graduated from Litchfield High School in 1949.
Paul E. Saner, 83, of North Platte, passed away Jan. 28, 2014, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 20, 1931, to Pearl and Jeanette (Wilson) Saner at Dunning.
Paul grew up in Dunning and graduated from Dunning High School in 1950. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
After his honorary discharge he returned to Nebraska and was united in marriage to Sharyn Hilderbrand. He worked as respiratory therapist and a technician at Berg Type-writer.
Darlene Gericke Darveau, 94, passed away Dec. 20, 2013, in Heritage Hall Health Care in Broken
Bow. She was born Dec. 1, 1919, in Alliance. Her parents, Dr. George J. Hand and Nellie Luton of Alliance preceded her in death.
Darlene graduated from Alliance High School in 1938. She married Jack O Gericke in 1939, and he preceded her in death in 1973.
Darlene worked as a bookkeeper in several businesses in Alliance through the years and in 1973 she was house keeper for the Holy Rosary Rectory for nine years.
Richard D. â€śDickâ€ť Bossen, 75, of Arcadia passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the Valley View Living Center in Ord.
A Celebration of Life was held Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the Arcadia United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Jeff D. Hale officiating. Burial was in the Arcadia Cemetery. Military Honors were provided by the Arcadia American Legion Post 251 and the Nebraska National Military Honor Guard.
Memorials are suggested to the familyâ€™s choice. Ord Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Darline Daily, age 86 of Broken Bow formerly of Milburn, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2104, at her home in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Seth Bates officiating. Burial ws in the New Helena Cemetery near Anselmo. Memorials have been established to the family to be designated at a later date.
Darline Delores Daily was born July 15, 1927, near Anselmo to Charlie and Agnes (Stithem) Pettis. She graduated from Anselmo High School.
Paul Carothers, the last of seven children of Dr. Paul Carothers and
Maybelle Chase Carothers of Broken Bow, died Jan. 17 in Beatrice. He was 83.
An avid hunter and angler all of his life, Paul also was a high school teacher and football coach, by profession and a farmer by avocation. He farmed in Custer County early in his life and upon retirement in the 1990s, he and his wife, Donna, lived on their farm north of Broken Bow. He delighted in returning to his home town in retirement and enjoyed renewing old friendships there.
Lawrence Charles Cacak, 89 passed away Jan. 19, 2014 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. He was born to Frank and Elizabeth Pavlicek Cacak Nov. 23, 1924 at Thompson, Nebr.
He is survived by his wife, Verda of Fairbury; son, Harold of Orange County, Calif.; one daughter, Carol Allen and husband Jay, of Broken Bow; one grandson, Ben Allen of Omaha; one granddaughter, Jessica Bartak and husband Scott of Merna, and two great-grandchildren, Aaron and Megan Bartak of Merna.
Margaret Adelia (Smith) Brass, age 95, of Lexington, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the Plum Creek Health-care Community.
Marge, as she was known, was born Feb. 17, 1918, in Sargent, to Albert and Adelia (Sullivan) Smith. She graduated from Sargent High school in 1935. She attended Kearney State College to obtain a teaching certificate and taught at Round Valley rural school near Sargent.
She was married to Loren Brass Sept. 22, 1938, in Sargent. To this marriage were born William Loren Brass, Robert Garold Brass, Trudy Ann Brass and Thomas Anthony Brass.
Dorothy Adams, age 85, of Mason City, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at the Baptist Church in Mason City with the Rev. Bill Ragan officiating. Burial was in the Mason City Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Adams was born March 22, 1928, near Mason City, to James and Olive (Crosley) Schall. She attended Basin School and graduated from Mason City High School in 1946. She was married to Glenn W. Adams Feb. 8, 1948, in Broken Bow.
Billy B. Day 86, of Loup City, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at St. John's Good Samaritan Society in Kearney. Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at St. Josaphat's Catholic Church in Loup City with J.H. Schroeder, Doug DeNeui and Darrell Holzinger officiating. Burial was at the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City with military honors by the Loup City American Legion Post 48. Higgins Funeral Home
in Loup City was in charge of arrangements. Memor-ials are suggested to the