Archive - Obituary
October 13th, 2011
Carolyn I. Haller, 68, of Wood River, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.
Mass of the Christian burial was Oct. 7, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wood River with the Rev. James Janovec officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Wood River. Memorials are suggested to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wood River. Apfel Funeral Home of Wood River was in charge of arrangements.
Edward J. Schulte, age 80 of Ansley, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at Husker Homes in Ansley.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Oct. 12 at the Christian Church in Ansley, with the Rev. Mel Shepherd and the Rev. Bill Ragan officiating. Burial was in the Ansley Cemetery with Military Rites. Memorials may be made to the family. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.
Graveside services for Charles F Headley, 80 of Broken Bow, formerly of Gibbon, North Platte, and Grand Island, were Oct. 12, 2011, at Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell. Burial was in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of the arrangements.
Charles died in the home of his eldest daughter, Dawn Elizabeth Escalona in Broken Bow, Oct. 5, 2011. He was born June 21, 1931, at Brownville, to Leland (Slim) G. and Cleo A. (Kinney) Headley.
Funeral services for Roland Roy Kaelin, age 75 of Ansley, were Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at the First Baptist Church in Ansley with the Rev. Bill Ragan officiating. Burial will be in the Ansley Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. Memorials have been established to the Ansley Baptist Church or the Ansley Fire and Rescue unit.
Dorothy L. Zacarias, 80 of Grand Island, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 at Golden Living Center, Lakeview Nursing home.
Services were. Oct. 10, at Apfel Funeral Home with the Rev. George Oxford officiating. Burial was in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Island. Memorials are suggested to be given in care of the family.
A brief graveside service for Archie L. Fink will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. His ashes will be interred at the Purdum Cemetery in Purdum.
Archie Fink was the youngest son of Chester G. Fink. The Fink family has been well known in the Elsmere community for many decades. Archie moved to western Canada with his family in 1959, where he owned and operated a cattle ranch until his retirement. He passed away peacefully June 15, 2011, in Merritt, British Columbia.
Bertha Einspahr, age 93 of Broken Bow, formerly of Brewster, died Wednesday Oct. 5, 2011, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 10, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Ben Eickhoff officiating. Burial was in the Brewster Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements.
Bertha Einspahr was born Sept. 1, 1918, at Minot, ND to Carl and Mabel (Myren) Swenson.
Bertha is survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister and a brother.
Luella Ballard, age 75 of Broken Bow, died at her home Oct. 2, 2011. Graveside funeral services will be today, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at the Broken Bow Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Winn and Bob Woodward officiating. Interment will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Lucial E. Kulhanek passed away at Larchwood Inns Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at the age of 94. She was born April 22, 1917 in Ansley, to John and Marie Tiff. She was the youngest of their seven children.
Her three brothers and three sisters have preceded her in death.
She married Lloyd Kulhanek on her birthday in 1936. They had three children and lived in Fruita for many years. They divorced in 1969. He preceded her in death.
Lucial is survived by her sons, Gary (Judy Rumelhart) and Jay Kulhanek, and her daughter, Deanna (William) Herrick.
Madonna Nichelson, 82, of Lexington, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at the Elwood Care Center in Elwood.
She was born June 6, 1929, at Omaha, to Claude and Edna (Lobdell) Janson. The family moved to Cozad when she was in the 8th grade, where she finished her schooling.
She was united in marriage to Jim Nichelson April 27, 1946, at Norton, Kansas. The couple was blessed with three children; Gerald â€śJerryâ€ť,, Linda and Mike.