Melvin Harry Storm ALBION - Melvin H. Storm, 92, of Albion, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. Melvin was born on the family farm in Saunders County on Oct. 16, 1926 to Harry and Clara (Thomas) Storm. He grew up and attended rural schools in Sau…

Donald Behrens FREMONT - Donald G. Behrens, 87, of Fremont, passed away Friday, Oct. 11 at Shalimar Gardens assisted living in Fremont. He was born on Jan. 25, 1932 in Hay Springs to Joseph and Ruby (Olsen) Behrens. When he was 12 years old the family moved to a farm south of Leshara. He att…

Gene A. Rezac TOUHY - Gene A. Rezac, 79, of Touhy, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at David Place in David City. He was born Dec. 23, 1939 in Wahoo, to Adolph and Margaret (Meduna) Rezac. Gene graduated from Valparaiso High School and attended Kennedy College in Wahoo. G…

Jerry D. Comstock OMAHA - Long time Ashland resident and Omaha businessman Jerry D. Comstock died at the age of 88. Preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, DeVee (Reber). Survived by daughters Traci (Kyle Heyen) Comstock and Heidi (Jon) Michalski; grandchildren Emma Heyen, Kayla and Cade …

Betty York Manzel FREMONT - Betty York Manzel, 92, of Fremont died on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at Pathfinder Place in Fremont. Betty was born Feb. 22, 1927 in Petersburg to Henry and Mary (Mescher) Bode. She grew up in Elgin and graduated from St. Boniface Catholic School in 1944. Betty married …

    ASHLAND – LaVona A. Keiser, 92, of Ashland, entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at Heritage at Legacy in Omaha. She was born on Jan. 10, 1927 in Fremont, to William and Rosa Nissen.

FREMONT – Betty York Manzel, 92, of Fremont died on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at Pathfinder Place in Fremont. Betty was born Feb. 22, 1927 in Petersburg to Henry and Mary (Mesch-er) Bode. She grew up in Elgin and graduated from St. Boniface Catholic School in 1944. Betty married Reginald York who…

Steven Hergenrader CERESCO - Steven "Her-gie" Hergenrader, 65, of rural Ceresco, passed away at home Sept. 30, 2019. He was born Sept. 27, 1954 in Lincoln, to Harold and Mary Jane (Adler) Hergenrader. He was a lifelong farmer, owner/operator of S & H Trucking; Steve played button accordi…

Shirley M. Lorenz WAHOO - Shirley M. Lorenz, 94, of Wahoo, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo. She was born June 13, 1925 in Wann, to Morris E. and Edith E. (Grimes) Miller. Shirley attended St. Wenceslaus School and graduated from Waho…

Gladys M. Dauel WAHOO - Gladys M. Dauel, 98, of Wahoo, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 in Wahoo. She was born May 5, 1921 at Colon, to Fred and Inez (Pearson) Milton. She married Abner H. Dauel in Malmo on May 5, 1942, and moved to the family farm near Malmo. Gladys was a member of Edensburg Luthe…

Eldora (Dody) Bergstrom SOUTH BEND - Eldora (Dody) Bergstrom was born on June 15, 1936 in Sherwood, N.Y. to Inez (Gilli-land) and Lawrence Faus-naugh. She passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at her home in South Bend, at the age of 83 years, 3 months and 16 days. Dody is survived by her hu…

Kimberly D. Vitamvas CEDAR BLUFFS - Kimberly D. Vitamvas, 63, of Cedar Bluffs, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at her home. Kimberly was born Dec. 17, 1955, in Fremont and adopted by Chauncey and Gretchen (Brown) Washburn. She graduated from Fremont High School and married Michael Vitamvas…

TOUHY – Gene A. Rezac, 79, of Touhy, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at David Place in David City. He was born Dec. 23, 1939 in Wahoo, to Adolph and Margaret (Meduna) Rezac. Gene grad-uated from Valparaiso High School and attended Kennedy College in Wahoo.

    WAVERLY – Vicki Sharlene Lawson, 73, of Waverly passed away Oct. 5, 2019. The former Waverly school bus driver was born on March 15, 1946 in Lincoln to William Richard and Agnes Lorraine (Stoehr) Cornell.

CEDAR BLUFFS – Kim-berly D. Vitamvas, 63, of Cedar Bluffs, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at her home. Kimberly was born Dec. 17, 1955, in Fremont and adopted by Chauncey and Gretchen (Brown) Washburn.

Lyndall Duane Watson ASHLAND - Lyndall Duane Watson, 92, of Ashland, passed away Saturday Sept 21, 2019, at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the Ashland Cemetery. Visitation will be with the family afterwards at the Ashland…

Harold M. Heyen CERESCO - Harold M. Heyen, 87, of Ceresco, passed away Sept. 25, 2019, in Wahoo. He was born Nov. 13, 1931, to George and Mary (Garrels) Heyen in Deshler. Harold was a lifelong farmer alongside his family. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the Saunders County Lives…

Michael S. Ficke WAHOO - Michael S. Ficke, 63, of Wahoo, passed away Sept. 28, 2019, at Bryan East Medical Center in Lincoln. He was born Sept. 6, 1956 in Lincoln to Lester and Mildred (Luckey) Ficke. Michael grew up in Pleasant Dale, before moving to Lincoln for several years and then movin…

Marian Barnes ASHLAND - Marian Barnes, 89, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 at the Gretna Community Living Center in Gretna. She was born Jan. 21, 1930 in Craig, Iowa to John and Maria (Gerdes) Groenjes. Marian's family moved to Ashland when she was in the seventh grade. She…

CERESCO – Steven “Hergie” Hergenrader, 65, of rural Ceresco, passed away at home Sept. 30, 2019. He was born Sept. 27, 1954 in Lincoln, to Harold and Mary Jane (Adler) Hergenrader. He was a lifelong Farmer, owner/operator of S & H Trucking; Steve played button accordion in several polka …

WAHOO – Shirley M. Lorenz, 94, of Wahoo, en-tered into eternal rest on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo. She was born June 13, 1925 in Wann, to Morris E. and Edith E. (Grimes) Miller. Shirley attended St. Wenceslaus School and graduated from Wahoo High School. On…

WAHOO – Michael S. Ficke, 63, of Wahoo, passed away Sept. 28, 2019 at Bryan East Medical Center in Lincoln.

    ASHLAND – Lyndall Duane Watson, 92, of Ashland, passed away Saturday Sept 21, 2019, at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland.

    ASHLAND – Marian Barnes, 89, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 at the Gretna Community Living Center in Gretna. She was born Jan. 21, 1930 in Craig, Iowa to John and Maria (Gerdes) Groenjes.