Archive - Obituary
October 11th, 2012
Martin R. Achterberg, 89, of Lexington, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Park Avenue Estates in Lexington. He was born Feb. 18, 1923, south of Oconto, on the home place to Carl and Ida (Camin) Achterberg.
He attended school at rural District 217. Martin was married to Bonny Estergard April 12, 1956, at First Lutheran Church at Buffalo.
The couple farmed near Oconto until 2006, when they moved to Park Avenue Estates in Lexington. Martin enjoyed his life on the farm, planting the seeds in the spring and harvesting in the fall.
Amy Bundy, age 89 of Broken Bow, formerly of Ansley, died Oct. 3, 2012, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
Amy Natalie (Tobin) Bundy was born May 18, 1923, to Amelia (Small) and Walter Tobin at Clarks. As a little girl, and the oldest of four girls in the family, she enjoyed helping her father on the family farm.
She loved the farm life and caring for the animals. She graduated from high school at Hordville. The family then moved to the Comstock - Arcadia area where she met and married Evert Allen Bundy.
Helen Cole, formerly of Merna, died Oct. 1, 2012, at Heritage Hall in
Broken Bow. Funeral services were Thursday, Oct. 4, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow.
Helen was born Nov. 5, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., one of seven
children born to Joseph and Anna Zubrzycki.
She was very creative with her hands. Her artistic nature came out in the wedding cakes she baked and decorated, quilts she designed and
sewed, and letters written to her grandkids in her beautiful
handwriting. With a loving heart, she created hundreds of sewn,
knitted, and crocheted pieces to give away.
Donald Carroll Hill, 81 of Broken Bow, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Broken Bow. Memorial services were Monday, Oct. 1, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Jim Stark officiating. Inurnment was in the Broken Bow Cemetery, with Govier Brothers Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
Don was born Feb. 22, 1931, to Carroll and Madge (Heitz) Hill near Oconto. His early years were spent on the family farm near Oconto. He graduated from Oconto High School in 1948, and from there went to Kearney State College where he received his teaching degree.
Julia D. McQuin, age 69 of Broken Bow, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow is in charge of the arrangements.
Garry D. "Hoss" Cartwright, age 77 of Omaha, died Oct. 1, 2012, in Omaha.
He was born July 30, 1935, in Grand Island, to Virgil and Edith (Christensen) Cart-wright. Hoss lived in Saipan and worked as a vocation rehabilitation administrator for the Trust Territory of the US. He was also an avid scuba diver.
Shane John Peck was born Nov. 5, 1970, at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha and went to be with the Lord Sept. 19, 2012, at the age of 41, at peace, and set free.
At a young age Shane trusted Christ as his Savior. He was active in his Sonlife youth group, and had fond memories of their mission trips.
Shane spent three years in Seattle and loved that area and in many ways called it home.
Shane loved kids and working in Bible school.
Nancy Vohland, age 74 of Broken Bow, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at her home in Broken Bow.
A memorial service for Nancy will be Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Sharon Ruzicka officiating. A registry book may be signed at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow. Memorials are suggested to the Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.
Nancy Lee Vohland was born Dec. 19, 1937, to CA and Doris (Traphagan) Owen. Nancy grew up in Broken Bow and graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1955. She attended Hastings College.
Callie L. McClendon, 85 years of age, of rural Elwood, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at the Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege.
Callie was born Aug. 25, 1927, in Oconto, the eldest of six children born to Henry Raymond and Helen Elizabeth âNellieâ (Newhouse) Martin. She received her education at Callaway, graduating from Callaway High School with the class of 1945.
In 1952, Callie moved to Indiana. She was employed by Metro Glass for more than 20 years.
September 18, 2012, Dean (Bud) E Wood mounted his horse one last time and rode off into greener pastures.
Bud rode into this life May 7, 1931, in Custer County. Born to Ruth E (Summers) and Leo R Wood, he spent his childhood on the family ranch north of Sumner Ne attending grade school at Mt Olive as it was then known. He and his sister Dona spent many happy hours horseback on the lower meadow. As the 3rd generation to reside on the home place he quickly developed a life long love for the land and the cattle they raised on it.