Archive - Obituary
August 26th, 2013
Charlene Marie Page was born Aug. 21, 1939, at Auburn, to Leo and Donna (Karr) Haith. Charleneâ€™s high school years were spent in Central City. She graduated in 1957, and went to work for the Lincoln Telephone Company in York. During the time Paul kept the highway busy between Central City and York and on June 6,1958, Charlene became Mrs. Paul Page.
Deb Thompson, age 55, of Broken Bow, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at her home near Broken Bow, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Debra June (Anderson) Thompson, most known as Debi or Deb, was born June 16, 1958, weighing in at 4 pounds, having to stay in the hospital until she weighed 5 pounds. Deb was born to Ival and Charlotte (Marshall) Anderson, having two older sisters, later having another sister join the family.
She went to Cumro Country School, later graduating from Ansley High School in 1976.
Martin Porter "Port" Chamberlin, 86, a resident of Christian Homes in Holdrege and formerly of Kearney, died Monday evening at the home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at the First Church of God in Kearney with the Rev. Charlie Gable and the Rev. Phillip Chamberlin officiating. Interment with military rites will be conducted at the Kearney Cemetery by the Nebraska National Guard Honors Team in conjunction with the American Legion Post 52 and the VFW Post 759 of Kearney. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m.
Imogene Morrison, 101 of Evansville, Ind., formerly of Ansley, passed away July 29, 2013. She was born July 18, 1912, in Ansley.
She was valedictorian of her class at Ansley High School, and one of only a few female law graduates, and was admitted to the Nebraska Bar in 1935. She married Russell Morrison in 1937.
Immediate survivors include her son, Russell (Joann) of Hampton, Va.; daughter, Sharon Morrison Morrow (Chuck) of Las Vegas, Nev.; four granddaugthers; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Charlene Krause (Wayne) of Longview, Wash.
Jane E. Fieldgrove, 63, of Loup City died Thurs-day, Aug. 15, 2013 at Jennie Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Memorial Services were Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at the Congregational Church in Ravenna with the Rev. Doug DeNeui officiating. Burial was be in Highland Park Cemetery in Ravenna. Rasmussen Funeral Home in Ravenna was in charge of arrangements.
Jane Fieldgrove was born Jan. 19, 1950, in Hinsdale, Ill., to Edwin and Dorothea (Klinkman) Olson. She moved to Nebraska in April 1965, from Downers Grove, Ill. She graduated from Ravenna High School in 1969.
Ena Margaret (Call) Glass died July 24, 2013, at Pioneer Memorial Rest Home in Mullen.
She was born Oct. 9, 1918, at Merna, to Charles Jefferson Call and Dorothy Ann (Kaminska). Ena and her family loved on different farms in the Merna and Broken Bow area and she went to country schools.
Janine Kay Golden, 59 of Sugar Loaf, Calif., passed away Aug. 1, 2013, at her home.
She was the first child of Robert and Shirley Golden and born in Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., Jan. 20, 1954. She was baptized at the Berwyn Methodist Church.
She attended school in Broken Bow and Ogallala.
She married Carlos Echeverria Jan. 21, 1971. To this union two children were born; Michele (Dan) Myers and Cameron (Courtney) Echeverria.
Lila (Taylor) Jenkins Picton, age 72, of Ashland, formerly of Grand Island, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 after a battle with cancer at the Bryan LGH West Hospital in Lincoln.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Todd Karges officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been designated to the Lila Picton Memorial Fund.
Evelyn Elaine Cecil, 89, of Arcadia, passed away Aug. 1, 2013, at her home.
Evelyn was born May 30, 1924, to James Fredrick Wilson and Maudia Lewellyn Spickelmier Wilson. She grew up on the family farm near Culbertson, and graduated from Hayes Center High School in 1942.
May 24, 1944, Evelyn married Howard William Cecil, and to this union a daughter, Deanna, was born.
Weâ€™re changed now. Not because she left us, but because she touched us.
Pat DeFrance passed away at her home in Jackson Aug. 6, 2013, after a long illness. She was 61.
Pat was born in a small town in Nebraska July 23, 1952, to Dale and Grace Andersen. She grew up in Broken Bow, and graduated from college in Kearney. She met Jerry DeFrance, and they married Aug. 26, 1978. They made their home near Jefferson, S.D., and both commuted to work in Sioux City, Iowa.