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Roberta Dawn Klabunde

November 22, 1941 - September 15, 2017

Roberta Dawn Klabunde, age 75 of Omaha, NE (formerly of Ft. Calhoun) Born: November 22, 1941, Detroit, MI Died: September 15, 2017, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: mother, Dawn D. Beckby, granddaughter, Samantha LaRe' Cornell. Survived by: daughters, Dawn (Terry) Kanne and Robyn L. Cornell, both of Omaha, NE, son, John (Shawn) Klabunde and daughter, Michelle (Pat) Quinlan, both of...
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Calvin Claus Ohrt

March 2, 1946 - July 6, 2017

Ohrt, Calvin Claus, age 71 of Omaha, NE Born: March 2, 1946, Omaha, NE Died: July 6, 2017, Omaha, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, Walter and Karleen Ohrt, nieces, Angela Scott and Rhonda Mayo, uncle, Albert "Shorty" (Betty) Ohrt. Survived by: wife, Sherry Dayle Ohrt and daughter, Sabra Ohrt both of Omaha, NE, son, Monte (Shanna) Ohrt of Lincoln, NE, sister, Cheryl (Rodney) Mayo of...
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Susan L. Newman

February 20, 1946 - May 21, 2017

Newman, Susan L., age 71 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: February 20, 1946, Omaha, NE Died: May 21, 2017, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, Bill and Ellen Ann Hawkins, sister, Cathy, brother, Paul. Survived by: sons, Chris (Janel) Nelson, Matt (Amie) Nelson, both of Fort Calhoun, NE, Ben (Jamie) Nelson, Omaha, NE, Ethan Newman, Lincoln, NE, sister, Judy Boyd, Blair, NE, 10...
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David Seidman

January 30, 1953 - May 11, 2017

Seidman, David, age 64 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: January 30, 1953, Chicago, IL Died: May 11, 2017, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in Death by: father, Dr. Martin Seidman. Survived by: wife, Kim Seidman of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter, Sarah (Eric) Martens, Adel, IA, son, Aaron (Vio) Seidman, LaVista, NE, mother, Ann Seidman, Decatur, IL, brother, Dr. Michael (Lynda) Seidman, Washington,...
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Elizabeth Jean Welsh

May 6, 1937 - May 8, 2017

Welsh, Elizabeth J., age 80 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: May 6, 1937, Creston, IA Died: May 8, 2017, Blair, NE Preceded in Death by: husband, Robert Welsh, brother Jim Jobe, sister, Judy Pottorff. Survived by: daughter, Cindy Lewis, Alvin, TX, son, LeGrande "Tam" Miller, Thedford, NE, son, Shane (Shelly) Welsh, Papillion, NE, step-son, Mick (Megan) Pierce, Papillion, NE, brother,...
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Gloria Jean Johnson

January 26, 1946 - March 19, 2017

Johnson, Gloria Jean, age 71 of Blair, NE Born: January 26, 1946 Died: March 19, 2017 Preceded in Death by: son, Dale Mlynarik, mother, Agnes Pentagulio and father, Lester Johnson. Survived by: son, Steve Mlynarik of Ft. Calhoun, NE, daughter-in-law, Karen Mlynarik of Colora, MD, sisters, Katherine McGinnis and Kathleen Clement both of Omaha, NE, brothers, Hank Pentagulio Jr. of...
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Roland "Rol" W. Husk

March 30, 1931 - March 13, 2017

Husk, Roland "Rol" W., age 85 or Fort Calhoun, NE Born: March 30, 1931, Peetz, CO Died: March 13, 2017, Blair, NE Preceded in Death by: wife, Phyllis "Sug" Husk, sister, Janine Grotehouse. Survived by: sons, Bill Husk, Rollie (Roni) Husk all of Ft. Calhoun, NE, Jeff Husk of Omaha, NE, two brothers, two sisters, eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. ...
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James "Jim" Stuart Freburg

November 8, 1953 - February 21, 2017

Freburg, James "Jim" S., age 63 of Omaha, NE Born: November 8, 1953, Lincoln, NE Died: February 21, 2017, Omaha, NE Preceded in Death by: mother, Rosalie Freburg. Survived by: father, Stuart Freburg of Ft. Calhoun, NE, brothers, Dave (Billie Jo) Freburg of Erickson, NE, Mike (Lorie) Freburg of Blair, NE, Rodney Freburg of Ft. Calhoun, NE, many nieces and nephews. NO VISITATION ...
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Richard "Dick" Lee Walentine

December 17, 1931 - January 23, 2017

Walentine, Richard "Dick" L., age 85 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: December 17, 1931, Lincoln, NE Died: January 23, 2017, Omaha, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, Edwin J. and Helen Walentine, brother, Leroy Walentine and wife, Debby Walentine. Survived by: wife, Marilyn Walentine of Ft. Calhoun, NE, daughter, Meghan Anderson of Hastings, NE, sons, Devin Walentine of Nebraska City, NE,...
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Nell F. Szlachetka

April 22, 1955 - January 23, 2017

Nell F. Szlachetka, age 61 of Blair, NE Born: April 22, 1955, Blair, NE Died: January 23, 2017, Blair, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, Michal Sr. and Felicia Szlachetka. Survived by: brothers, Jan (Connie) Szlachetka and Mike (Kim) Szlachetka, sisters, Frieda (Danny) Helm and MaryAnne (Rick) Jaworski, many nieces and nephews. Visitation and Prayer Service: 5:00-7:00 pm Wednesday...
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Barbara Jean Exley

October 18, 1947 - December 1, 2016

Barbara Jean Exley, age 69 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: October 18, 1947, Omaha, NE Died: December 1, 2016, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in Death by: husband, Ronald R. Exley, Sr., mother, Martha A. Stark, sister, Virginia Embree, father and mother-in-law, Joseph R. and Delores M. Exley. Survived by: daughters, Mary Wolfe of Kennard, NE and Tammie Langdon of Scottsdale, AZ, sons, Ronald R...
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Clarice "Claire" G. Geesaman

July 29, 1933 - November 24, 2016

Clarice "Claire" G. Geesaman, age 83 of Blair, NE Born: July 29, 1933, Lankin, ND Died: November 24, 2016, Blair, NE Preceded in Death by: husband, Edgar R. Geesaman, parents, Irwin and Sylvia Singsaas. Survived by: daughter, Kate (John) Grimland of Greeley, CO, brothers, Sherwin (Carolyn) Singsaas of Roseville, MN, Duane (Karen) Singsaas of Lincoln, NE, Richard Singsaas of Omaha,...
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John Kirk Camenzind, Jr.

August 12, 1940 - November 22, 2016

John K. Camenzind Jr., age 76 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: August 12, 1940, Omaha, NE Died: November 22, 2016, Blair, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, John Sr. and Betty Camenzind, sister, Mary-Liz Clark. Survived by: wife, Joann Camenzind of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter, Jennifer (Eric) Barton of Papillion, NE, son, Jason Camenzind of Fort Calhoun, NE, 2 brothers, 3 sisters, 4...
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Randal (Randy) W. Schrum

March 15, 1948 - November 21, 2016

Randal (Randy) W. Schrum, age 68 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: March 15, 1948, Belle Plaine, IA Died: November 21, 2016 at his home in Fort Calhoun, NE surrounded by his family. Randy grew up in Missouri Valley, Iowa and graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 1966. Randy joined the Air Force after high school. Randy married Katherine Goss in 1974 in Colorado. ...
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Charles L. Sedlacek

January 18, 1931 - November 11, 2016

Charles L. Sedlacek, age 85 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: January 18, 1931, Verdigre, NE Died: November 11, 2016, Elkhorn, NE Prededed in Death by: parents, Joseph J. and Harriet (Pavlik) Sedlacek, cousin, William Chochocousek. Survived by: special friends, Mike and Joyce Smith, Lori and Joedy Sandhoefner and Randy, George Blessing, and a cousin, Charlene (Ted) Ondracek. Charles, a...
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Gladys Lorraine Schmidt

August 27, 1922 - November 2, 2016

Gladys Lorraine Schmidt, age 94 of Ft. Calhoun, NE Born: August 27, 1922, Washington, NE Died: November 2, 2016, Ft. Calhoun, NE Preceded in death by: husband, Floyd Schmidt, brother, Elmer Paulsen. Survived by: daughters, Elan Schneider, Mari (Raymond) Willis, son, Leon (Deanna) Schmidt, 7 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Visitation: 5:00-8:00 pm...
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Lillian E. Schafer

June 17, 1920 - October 29, 2016

Lillian E. Schafer, age 96 of Omaha, NE Born: June 17, 1920, Schererville, IN Died: October 29, 2016, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: husband, Albert J. Schafer. Survived by: daughters, Karen Flere of Omaha, NE, Joan (Chuck) McCabe of Palm Desert, CA, sons, Dave (Jan) Schafer of Highlands Ranch, CO, Steve (Patti) Schafer of Omaha, NE, Mark (Deb) Schafer of Belize, 16 grandchildren,...
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Diana L. Mentzer

December 7, 1950 - October 14, 2016

Diana L. (LaCoste) Mentzer, age 65 of Omaha, NE Born: December 7, 1950, Osage, IA Died: October 14, 2016, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: husband, Marvin Mentzer, parents, Ray and Iris LaCoste, brothers, Michael and David LaCoste. Survived by: daughter, Shelly Mentzer of Omaha, NE, brother, Alan (Sharon) LaCoste of Rudd, IA, sisters, Karen (Rod) Garrity of Viroqua, WI, Theresa...
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Michael R. Miller

June 11, 1938 - September 27, 2016

Michael R. Miller, age 78 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: June, 11, 1938, Omaha, NE Died: September 27, 2016, Omaha, NE Michael worked at Western Electric, AT&T, and retired from Lucent Technologies in Omaha. He was a member of the Omaha Sports Club and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Ft. Calhoun. He is predeceased by his parents, Vince and Ruby Miller. He is survived by his wife...
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James A. Kuhlmeyer

February 22, 1942 - August 17, 2016

James A. Kuhlmeyer, age 74 of Blair, NE Born: February 22, 1942, Indianapolis, IN Died: August 17, 2016, Blair, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, Rose (Bein) and James Kuhlmeyer, nephew, Michael Buschart. Survived by: wife, Linda (Spangler) Kuhlmeyer of Blair, NE, son, James A. (Linda) Kuhlmeyer of Arnold, MO, daughters, Christine M. (Tim) Wilson of Fenton, MO, Gloria-Jane Kuhlmeyer...
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Alan Roy Henion

July 25, 1956 - August 14, 2016

Alan Roy Henion, age 60 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: July 25, 1956, Billings, MT Died: August 14, 2016, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, Mercedes and Roy Henion. Survived by: son, Jake Henion of Alliance, NE, daughters, Stephanie Henion of Lincoln, NE, Melissa Sandhoefner of San Antonio, TX, sister, Jade (Tom) Cole of Fort Calhoun, NE, grandchildren, Gavin, Logan and...
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Frances E. Dorau

November 19, 1938 - August 11, 2016

Frances E. Dorau, age 77 of Ft. Calhoun, NE, formerly of Bennington, NE Born: November 19, 1938 Died: August 11, 2016 Preceded in Death by: daughter, JoAnn Dorau. Survived by: son, Jeff (Connie) Dorau, daughter, Debbie Hart all of Ft. Calhoun, NE, son's, Dale Dorau of Kennard, NE, Stanley, Russ and Darrin (Kelly) Dorau all of Omaha, NE, sister, Lillian Radtke of Hooper, NE, sisters...
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Marion Lauritsen Tucker

January 16, 1924 - June 2, 2016

Marion Lauritsen Tucker Born: January 16, 1924, Nashville, NE Died: June 2, 2016, Blair, NE Preceded in Death by: husband, Harvey Lauritsen and second husband Harry Tucker, son, Gene Lauritsen, daughter-in-law, Jane Lauritsen, sister, June Rasmussen, brother, Robert McNair. Survived by: daughter, Lois (Gary) Bunker of Ft. Calhoun, NE, 3 grandchildren, Michael (Nikki) McCuen, Shelly...
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Gabriel Michael Namuth

July 10, 2003 - April 18, 2016

Gabriel Michael Namuth, age 12 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: July 10, 2003, Omaha, NE Died: April 18, 2016, Omaha, NE Preceded in Death by: grandfathers, Rodney Namuth and Joseph Bonnemier. Survived by: parents, Bruce and Gerri Namuth, brothers and sisters, Brianna, Ben, Auggy, Lizzy, Regina and Andrew all of Fort Calhoun, NE, grandmothers, Jeanette Namuth of Ft. Collins, CO, Marianne...
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Marian F. DeFontaine

February 14, 1917 - April 10, 2016

Marian F. DeFontaine, age 99 of Blair, NE, formally of Omaha Born: February 14, 1917, Dubuque, IA Died: April 10, 2016, Blair, NE Preceded in Death by: infant son, Jimmy Survived by: daughters and sons-in-law, Cheri and Jerry Pilant of Omaha, NE, Joan and John Womach of Sacramento, CA, grandchildren, Nicolle (Jan) Ekkeren of Fort Calhoun, NE, Kurt (Lisa) Womach and Justin (Nina)...
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Kodiak Kenneth Kumm

April 13, 1994 - March 25, 2016

Kodiak Kenneth Kumm, age 21 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: April 13, 1994, Blair, NE Died: March 25, 2016, Omaha, NE Preceded in Death by: grandfather, Kenneth F. Kumm Survived by: parents, Dale and Grace Kumm, brothers, Andrew Kumm and John Miller Kumm all of Fort Calhoun, NE, grandmothers, Barbara Kumm of Hartington, TX, Lucile Kalvick of Mason City, IA, cousins, Camara Kumm of...
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Jean M. Knight

October 4, 1942 - March 23, 2016

Jean M. Knight, age 73 of Omaha, NE Born: October 4, 1942, Omaha, NE Died: March 23, 2016, Omaha, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, James P. and Mary Bernadette Larsen. Survived by: husband, Larry R. Knight, sons, Ken (Jeanne) Knight, Don (Shirley) Knight all of Omaha, NE, Steve (Lori) Knight of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter, April Myers of Omaha, NE, sister, Diane (James) Cloonan of...
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Lester Thomas Penner

April 20, 1928 - March 15, 2016

Lester Thomas Penner, age 87 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: April 20, 1928, Hastings, NE Died: March 15, 2016, Omaha, NE Preceded in Death by: wife, Elizabeth Eva Penner, brothers, Laurence, Donald, Harold and Paul Penner. Survived by: sister, Evalyn Marie Haynes of Richardson, TX, brother, Glenn Penner of Lincoln, CA, sisters, Joanne Klabunde of Omaha, NE, Merradean Sedlacek of Lincoln...
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Charles "Chuck" H. Nelson

February 13, 1922 - February 7, 2016

Charles "Chuck" H. Nelson, age 93 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: February 13, 1922, Central City, NE Died: February 7, 2016, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in Death by: wife, LeahJane Nelson, many brothers and sisters. Survived by: daughter, Patty (Doug) Appel and son, Dennis Nelson all of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter, Pam (Lenny) Swanger of Omaha, NE, brothers, Larry (Sue) Nelson of Bolivar,...
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Iona Rosel Stratbucker

July 1, 1935 - January 23, 2016

Iona Rosel Stratbucker, age 80 of Fort Calhoun, NE (formerly of Blair, NE) Born: July 1, 1935, Washington County, NE Died: January 23, 2016, Ashland, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, Peter and Alice Hansen, brother, Arlo Hansen, sister, Jeanette Dugger. Survived by: daughters, Diana (Jeff) Stratbucker Cook of Dallas, TX, Ann Correll of Omaha, NE, brother, Florian Hansen of Harlan,...
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Ronald Richard Exley, Sr.

November 6, 1945 - January 5, 2016

Ronald Richard Exley Sr., age 70 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: November 6, 1945, Omaha, NE Died: January 5, 2016, Omaha, NE Preceded in Death by: parents, Joseph and Deloris (Lamberson) Exley and brother, Edwin K. Exley. Ronald Richard Exley was born on Novemeber 6, 1945 in Omaha to Joseph and Deloris (Lamberson) Exley. He attended high school in Fort Calhoun. He was in the Navy from...
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Goldie Marie Iversen

February 10, 1921 - December 31, 2015

Goldie M. Iversen, age 94 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: February 10, 1921, Washington County, NE Died: December 31, 2015, Fort Calhoun, NE Goldie M. Iversen was a life-long resident of Fort Calhoun, NE. She was born to Herman and Rose (Schroeder) Iversen on February 10, 1921. Because of the early deaths of her parents, she became a member of her Uncle William and Aunt Bertha Iversen's...
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Maddie Jeanne Buckman

December 4, 2015 - December 23, 2015

Baby, Maddie Jeanne Buckman, age 20 days of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: December 4, 2015, Omaha, NE Died: December 23, 2015, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: twin baby brother, Walker Raymond Buckman Survived by: parents, Jerry and Lindsey Buckman and grandparents Mike and Rhonda Buckman, all of Fort Calhoun, NE, grandparents Greg and Mary Jones and great-grandparents Jim and Vonda Conant...
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Walker Raymond Buckman

December 4, 2015 - December 9, 2015

Baby, Walker Raymond Buckman, age 6 days of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: December 4, 2015, Omaha, NE Died: December 9, 2015, Omaha, NE Survived by: parents, Jerry and Lindsey Buckman and grandparents Mike and Rhonda Buckman, all of Fort Calhoun, NE, grandparents Greg and Mary Jones and great-grandparents Jim and Vonda Conant, all of Gretna, NE, uncles, Zeb and Dillon, Aunts, Kelly and...
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Robert William Wallace

April 28, 1930 - December 9, 2015

Robert William Wallace, age 85 of Blair, NE Born: April 28, 1930, Omaha, NE Died: December 9, 2015, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: parents Lloyd and Minnie Wallace, daughter, Teresa Ann Wallace. Survived by: wife, Janet Gilliam-Wallace of Blair, NE, son, Steven (Debbie) Wallace of Pueblo, CO, step-son, Eric T. Lee of L.A., CA, sister, Louise Worthy of Long Beach, CA, niece, Linda...
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Elaine C. Jordan

June 21, 1932 - October 24, 2015

Elaine C. Jordan, age 83 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: June 21, 1932, Sioux City, IA Died: October 24, 2015, Blair, Ne Preceded in death by: husband, Stanley Jordan. Survived by: daughter, Sheryl (Mike) Biffar, Blair, NE, grandchildren, Kristin Rodriguez and Jared Biffar, 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 pm Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Sievers-Sprick Funeral Home. ...
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Laurence "Larry" M. Hert

May 22, 1941 - September 19, 2015

Laurence "Larry" M. Hert, age 74 of Blair, NE Born: May 22, 1941, Omaha, NE Died: September 19, 2015, Blair, NE Survived by: wife, Erlene R. Hert of Blair, NE, daughter's, Lyn (Brian) Wieneke of Bradleyville, MO, Kelly (Jason) Hall of Fort Calhoun, NE, 6 sisters, grandchildren, Michael (Candice) Morris, Matthew, Molly and Mark Morris, Lacey (Michael) Ardery, Kaleb Hall and fianceé...
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Sandra K. Hobson

October 29, 1956 - August 29, 2015

Sandra K. Hobson, age 58 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: October 29, 1956, Decatur, IL Died: August 29, 2015, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in death by: father, William J. Stoutenborough, grandmother, Valleria Wittig, grandson, Oliver Michael Hobson. Survived by: husband, Michael E. Hobson, son, Brian Hobson, daughter's, Erin Hobson, Carrie Buckley and Jamie Hobson all of Fort Calhoun, NE,...
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Mary LeAnna Banks

November 8, 1936 - August 26, 2015

Mary LeAnna Banks, age 78 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: November 8, 1936, Council Bluffs, IA Died: August 26, 2015, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: sister, Norma Hale Survived by: husband, Lowell Banks of Omaha, NE, son, Larry Banks of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter, DeAnna Banks of Clearwater, FL. NO VISITATION Memorial Service: 7:00 pm Thursday, October 8, 2015 at Sievers-Sprick...
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David L. Miller

November 29, 1962 - August 1, 2015

David L. Miller, age 52 of Blair, NE Born: November 29, 1962, Blair, NE Died: August 1, 2015, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: Zack's mother, Teri, and brother-in-law, Ted Bansen. Survived by: son, Zack Miller of Wayne, NE, mother, Mary K. Miller of Blair, NE, father, Delmer (Phyllis) Miller of Grand Island, NE, brother, Michael (Deb) Miller of Blair, NE, sister, Liz (Paul) Johnson...
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LeahJane Louise Nelson

February 4, 1928 - June 17, 2015

LeahJane Nelson, age 87 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: February 4, 1928, Fort Calhoun, NE Died: June 17, 2015, Omaha, NE Survived by: husband, Charles Nelson, daughter, Patty (Doug) Appel and son, Dennis Nelson all of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter, Pam (Lenny) Swanger of Omaha, NE, brothers, Carl (Ann) Sappenfield of Goodyear, AZ, Richard Sappenfield of Omaha, NE, grandchildren, Michelle...
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Wesley Wayne Sprick

November 5, 1931 - May 30, 2015

Wesley W. Sprick, age 83 of Blair, NE Born: November 5, 1931, Blair, NE Died: May 30, 2015, Lincoln, NE Wesley W. Sprick and Ruth Ann VanDeusen were married on December 30, 1951. Preceded in death by: parents, Albert and Esther Sprick, sisters, Phyllis Nelson and Marion Rigas Survived by: wife, Ruth Ann Sprick, daughter's, Barbara (Virgil) Feer of Blair, NE, Linda (Tom) Lannin...
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John Joseph Fitzgerald

January 30, 1929 - May 6, 2015

Fitzgerald, John Joseph, age 86 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: January 30, 1929, Omaha, NE Died: May 6, 2015, Omaha, NE John served in the Korean Conflict era. He then went to work with the Union Pacific Railroad. In 1960 John became a steam fitter with local 464. He was about to receive his 55 year pin. He worked with the U.S. Postal Service. John enjoyed bowling and bowled a 300...
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Beverly J. Phalen

October 24, 1928 - May 2, 2015

Phalen, Beverly J., age 86 of Omaha, NE Born: October 24, 1928, Blair, NE Died: May 2, 2015, Omaha, NE PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: husband, John Patrick Phalen, siblings, Bud, Delores and Sug, great-grandson Trenton. SURVIVED BY: Son's, John Patrick Phalen III, David Lee Phalen, Steven Michael Phalen, Daughter's, Roseann (Larry) Mason, Mary (John) Barry, Nancy Jean Phalen, all of Omaha,...
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Mary B. Sully (Spies)

September 15, 1932 - April 29, 2015

Sully, Mary B. (Spies), age 82 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: September 15, 1932, Emmetsburg, IA Died: April 29, 2015, Omaha, NE PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: husband, Louis B. Sully, siblings, Ann Minell, Jane Johnston, Isabel Hart, Charles Spies Jr., Robert Spies. SURVIVED BY: Son's, Tom (Deb) Sully, New Brighton, MN, Tim (Wendy) Sully, and Lou (Sheila) Sully both of Omaha, NE, daughter's,...
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Betty Ruth Tripp

May 6, 1924 - April 5, 2015

Betty R. Tripp, age 90 of Omaha, NE Born: May 6, 1924, Omaha, NE Died: April 5, 2015, Omaha, NE SURVIVED BY: husband, Donald R. Tripp Sr., son, Donald R. Tripp Jr. (Dorothy), daughter, Patti Halford, son's, Scott Tripp and Jon D. (Barb) Tripp, all of Omaha, grandchildren, Kimberly Borsh, Anne Kaslon, Deborah Tripp, Katie Wilson and April Bacerra, many great-grandchildren, nieces and...
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Michael P. Donahoe

April 12, 1953 - February 20, 2015

Michael P. Donahoe, age 61 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: April 12, 1953, Omaha, NE Died: February 20, 2015, Sioux City, IA PREDEDED IN DEATH BY: parents, Peg and Dan Donahoe. SURVIVED BY: wife, Mary Donahoe of Ft. Calhoun, NE, son, Pat (Amanda) Donahoe of Ft. Calhoun, NE, daughter, Erika Donahoe of Ft. Calhoun, NE, sister's, Sharon (Jim) Grove of Ft. Calhoun, NE, Margie (Mike) Miller of...
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James "Jim" R. Clary

January 4, 1948 - February 2, 2015

James "Jim" R. Clary, age 67 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: January 4, 1948, Omaha, NE Died: February 2, 2015, Omaha, NE PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: parents, Harold and Caroline Clary, sister, Susan Clary. SURVIVED BY: wife, Anita Clary of Fort Calhoun, NE, step-son's, Jonathan Nordell and Phillip (Alicia) Nordell both of Omaha, NE, brothers, Harry of Omaha, NE, Charles (Bonnie) of Fort...
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Irwin H. Nelson

August 24, 1939 - January 26, 2015

Irwin H. Nelson, age 75 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: August 24, 1939, Omaha, NE Died: January 26, 2015, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: parents, Charles H. and Mildred D. Nelson, grandmother, Tina Ambler. Survived by: wife, Pat Knag Nelson of Fort Calhoun, NE, son's, Ritchie (Michelle) Nelson of Fort Calhoun, NE, Donald (Susan) Nelson of Elkhorn, NE, brother's, LeRoy (Linda) Nelson and...
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Marilyn Clare Riechel

May 6, 1933 - January 23, 2015

Marilyn Clare Riechel, age 81 of Omaha, NE Born: May 6, 1933, Washington County, NE Died: January 23, 2015, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: sister, Margaret Spencer Survived by: brother, Robert Riechel and a large extended family. Visitation and Vigil Service: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 5:00-8:00 pm with Vigil Service at 7:00 pm all at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church,...
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Catherine Louise McBride

August 27, 1952 - January 8, 2015

Catherine Louise McBride, eternally known as Joy Stewart, age 62 of Bisbee, AZ Born: August 27, 1952, Omaha, NE Died: January 8, 2015, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: parents, Dean Corbin and Betty Young, great-grandmother, Josephine Lillie. Survived by: son's, David (Melissa) McBride and Tom (Ariel) McBride, both of Omaha, NE, daughter, Anne (Prabhakar) Ponugoti of Castro Valley,...
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Charles Gregory McNew

July 9, 1918 - January 3, 2015

Charles Gregory McNew, age 96 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: July 9, 1918, Yarrow, MO Died: January 3, 2015, Blair, NE Preceded in death by: wife Shirley and son Gregory. Survived by: daughters, LuAnn (Edward) Buchardt of Blair, NE, Nancy McNew of Fort Calhoun, NE, son, Scott (Annie) McNew of Fort Calhoun, NE. Grandchildren: Joshua, Alex, Brandon (Ashley), Logan, Cameron and Morgan...
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Marjorie Kaye Parnell

February 26, 1937 - December 21, 2014

Marjorie Kaye Parnell, age 77 of Omaha, NE Born: February 26, 1937, Elmvale, Ontario Died: December 21, 2014 Preceded in death by: parents Marjorie and Earl Parnell and dear sister-in-law Elaine. Survived by: partner, Mary Beth Brandt, brothers, Art (Lois) Parnell, Ken Parnell, sister, Faye (Don) Robertson, 13 of the best nieces and nephews you could find anywhere, aunt, Joan Carson...
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Ronald L. Jones

July 1, 1939 - October 18, 2014

Jones, Ronald L., July 1, 1939 – October 18, 2014, age 75, of Fort Calhoun, NE, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 18th after a courageous struggle with MDS. He graduated in 1956 from Blair High School during which time he was an FFA member (or as his dad would say, "it stands for father farms alone"). Ron spent his early working years as a Boilermaker for Local #83 and retired...
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Billy Allan Johnston, "B.A."

October 25, 1925 - July 23, 2014

Billy Allan Johnston "B.A.", age 88 of Omaha, NE Born: October 25, 1925, Osseo, MN Died: July 23, 2014, Omaha, NE Survived by: wife, Dorothy Johnston of Omaha, NE, 1 son, 2 daughters, 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. No Visitation or Funeral Service Memorials Suggested To: Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 Sievers-Sprick Funeral Home ...
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Caroline Elizabeth Clary

December 21, 1924 - May 24, 2014

Caroline Clary, age 89 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: December 21, 1924, Omaha, NE Died: May 24, 2014, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in death by: husband, Harold, daughter, Susan Clary, brother, Richard Christensen, sister, Helen Kruki. Survived by: son's and daughter's-in-law, Harry and Aileen of Omaha, NE, Charles and Bonnie and Jim and Anita, both of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter and son-in...
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Brian Keith Heaton

March 16, 1961 - April 23, 2014

Brian Keith Heaton, age 53 of Blair, NE Born: March 16, 1961, Omaha, NE Died: April 23, 2014, Blair, NE Preceded in death by: father, Dan Heaton. Survived by: son, Nick Heaton of Fort Calhoun, NE, mother, Charlene Heaton originally of Fort Calhoun, NE, brother, David (Cindy) Heaton of Iowa, sister, Renee (Gary) Hausmann of Blair, NE, brother, Kent Heaton and Susan of Fort Calhoun,...
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Mary Evelyn Chickinell

March 29, 1918 - April 7, 2014

Mary Evelyn Chickinell, age 96 of Fort Calhoun, NE (native of Ralston) Born: March 29, 1918, Lincoln, NE Died: April 7, 2014, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in death by: husband, Eugene C. Chickinell, brother and sister-in-law, William F. and Elizabeth Cronan. Survived by: daughter, Marilyn J. (Paul M.) Cerio of Fort Calhoun, NE, son, Eugene C. Chickinell Jr. of Brookings, OR, daughter,...
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Mike Hansen

February 19, 1948 - March 4, 2014

Mike Hansen, age 66 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: February 19, 1948, Omaha, NE Died: March 4, 2014, Wheat Ridge, CO Preceded in death by: parents, Darrell and Frances Hansen. Survived by: wife, Julie Hansen of Fort Calhoun, NE, son, Brian (Angela) Hansen of Omaha, NE, brothers, Gary Hansen of Omaha, NE, Bruce (Sharon) Hansen of Bellevue, NE, sister, Becky (Jim) Bishop of Bellevue, NE,...
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Deborah L. "Debby" Walentine

June 22, 1948 - February 5, 2014

Deborah L. "Debby" Walentine, age 65 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: June 22, 1948, Council Bluffs, IA Died: February 5, 2014, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in death by: father, Don Turner, sister, Peggy Klutts. Survived by: husband, Richard "Dick" Walentine of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter, Meghan (Troy) Anderson of Guide Rock, NE, son, Devin Walentine of Nebraska City, NE, mother, Barbara...
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Richard Stanley Burmeister

February 10, 1929 - January 27, 2014

Richard S. Burmeister, age 84 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: February 10, 1929, Washington County, NE Died: January 27, 2014, Fremont, NE Preceded in death by: parents, John and Elizabeth Burmeister, brothers, Bill, Arnold, Carl and John, sisters, Elsie Rathjen, Louise Jones, Margaret Erixon and Myra Sachs, foster son, Jack Miers. Survived by: wife, Lona Burmeister, son, Rick (Shirley)...
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Nancy F. Miller

May 22, 1926 - January 24, 2014

Nancy F. Miller, age 87 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: May 22, 1926, Cameron, TX Died: January 24, 2014, Fort Calhoun, NE Preceded in death by: husband, Bernard Miller, son, Tim Miller, daughter, Susan Genoways. Survived by: son, David (Susan) Miller, Fort Calhoun, NE, son-in-law, Austin Genoways, Bayard, NE, sisters, Hazel Hazelwood, Helen Ruth (Joe) Copeland, brothers, Leland (Maddie)...
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Howard K. Surland

October 12, 1921 - January 19, 2014

Howard K. Surland, age 92 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: October 12, 1921, Omaha, NE Died: January 19, 2014, Fort Calhoun, NE Survived by: wife, Jonnie Surland of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Hillmer and Jason Lewis of Kearney, MO, son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Carri Hillmer of Fort Calhoun, NE, brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Nancy Surland of Cedar Bluffs, NE,...
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Bonnie Glea (Guy) Conway

June 1, 1937 - January 14, 2014

Bonnie G. "Guy" Conway, age 76 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born: June, 1, 1937, Blair, NE Died: January 14, 2014, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: husband, John W. Conway Sr., parents, Clinton and Irene Guy, great-granddaughter, Ashley Conway. Survived by: son, John W. Jr. (Char) Conway, Blair, NE, step daughter, Patricia (Bill) Nielsen, Blair, NE, sister, Bernice Scott, Blair, NE, brother,...
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Kenneth D. Soll

May 30, 1937 - December 7, 2013

Kenneth D. Soll, age 76 of Omaha, NE Born: May, 30, 1937, Omaha, NE Died: December 7, 2013, Bennington, NE Preceded in death by: parents, William and Evelyn Soll, brother, Gerald Soll. Survived by: Karen Patton-Soll of Bennington, NE, son's, Kenny Soll of Bennington, NE, Kevin Soll of Omaha, and Kirt (Emilee) Soll of Omaha, brother, Keith Soll of Killeen, TX, 7 grandchildren. ...
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Geraldine (Gerri) S. Storjohn

December 21, 1925 - December 2, 2013

Geraldine (Gerri) S. Storjohn, age 87 of Fremont, formerly of Omaha Born: December 21, 1925, Blair, NE Died: December 2, 2013, Fremont, NE Preceded in death by: husband, Gerald, brothers, Alvin, Stanley, William (Bill) and Robert Schneider. Survived by: daughter, Marlene Ellen of Omaha, NE, daughter, Mary (Duane) Gage of Fort Calhoun, NE, sisters, Clara Ann (Larry) Meister of...
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Mary D. Colon

July 15, 1944 - November 25, 2013

Mary D. Colon, age 69 of Omaha, NE Born: July 15, 1944 Died: November 25, 2013 Preceded in death by: infant son, Joseph Brumfield, father, Arthur C. Crawford. Survived by: Husband, Ernesto L. Colon of Omaha, NE, son, James Brumfield of Omaha, NE, daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Daniel Esparza of San Antonio, TX, daughter, Sarah Jane Hicks of San Antonio, TX, daughter and son-in...
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Kathryn C. (Welchert) O'Keefe

January 24, 1928 - November 19, 2013

Kathryn C. (Welchert) O'Keefe, age 85 of Ponca Hills, NE Born: January 24, 1928 Died: November 19, 2013 Preceded in death by: husband, Matthew (Pat) O'Keefe. Survived by: Mike (Linda) O'Keefe, Deb (Larry) Winn, Cindy Zach, Terry O'Keefe, Colleen (D.J.) Winter, Kevin O'Keefe, Pat (Barb) O'Keefe, Peggy (Loren) Colhoff, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other family and...
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Beverly J. Cox

August 28, 1917 - November 14, 2013

Beverly J. Cox, age 96 of Blair, NE Born: August 28, 1917, Polk County, NE Died: November 14, 2013, Blair, NE Preceded in death by: husband, Howell W. Cox, brother, Virgil Hennings, infant brother, Oliver Grae Hennings, nephew, Britt Hennings. Survived by: daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn (Guenther) Schwartz of Blair, NE, son and daughter-in-law, Curtis W. (Vicki) Cox of Lorton,...
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Leora "Lee" Christine Jackson

June 20, 1926 - October 3, 2013

Leora "Lee" Christine Jackson, age 87 Born June 20, 1926, Omaha, NE Died October 3, 2013, Omaha, NE Preceded in death by: husband, L. Don Jackson, parents, Clare and Marie (Kaer) Thomas, sisters, Ginny Lanouette and Lucille Stricklett. Survived by: sons and daughter-in-law, Troy Jackson of Shenandoah, IA, Rick and Traci Jackson of Louisville, NE, 2 grandchildren, 2 great-grandsons,...
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Lester George Thunn

May 16, 1921 - June 24, 2013

Lester George Thunn, age 92 Born May 16, 1921, Washington County, NE Died June 24, 2013, Fort Calhoun, NE Survived by: wife, Pearl of Fort Calhoun, NE, son, Alan (Mary) Thunn of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter's: Anita (Jim) Clewley of Myrtle Creek, OR, Georgia (Gene) Fowler of Roseburg, OR, Linda Thunn and husband John Fredrickson of Phoenix, AZ, Barbara (Jeff) Lowenberg of Cypress, TX, 5...
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Mary C. Kolterman

March 23, 1962 - June 9, 2013

Mary C. Kolterman, age 51 Born: March 23, 1962 Died: June 9, 2013 SURVIVED BY: Husband, Barry Kolterman of Blair, NE, parents,Michael and Bonnie Sheehan of Kansas City, MO, brothers, Michael and Mary Ellen Sheehan of Plainfield, NJ, Mathew and Rhonda Sheehan of Kansas City, MO, sister, Meegan and Mike Curia of Lebanon, NJ, many nieces and nephews. VISITATION AND VIGIL SERVICE: Wednesday,...
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Bonnie L. Berndt

March 11, 1934 - April 17, 2013

Berndt, Bonnie L., age 79, born March 11, 1934, died April 17, 2013, of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: husband, William (Bill) Berndt, sister, Margaret (Peggy) Albracht, brother-in-law, Thomas H. McVicar. SURVIVED BY: daughters, Barbara (Tim) Thomas of Miami, FL, Carol (Michael) Peters of Fort Calhoun, NE, son, David Berndt of Independence, MO, daughter, Mary Joan Gammons of...
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Duane Richard Sprick, Lt Col USAF(Ret)

November 29, 1932 - April 7, 2013

Duane Richard Sprick, Lt Col USAF (Ret) Age 80 of Fort Calhoun, NE Born November 29, 1932 Died April 7, 2013 Preceded in death by: wife, Carol (Sievers) Sprick, twin brother, Doyle R. Sprick, brother Erwin F. Sprick Jr. Survived by: daughter, Paula (Carl) Grotelueschen of Schuyler, NE, sons Duane R. (Rick) Sprick II (Holly) of Kansas, Stu (Diane) Sprick of Fort Calhoun, NE, sister,...
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Daniel Jay Dale

March 11, 1966 - March 6, 2013

Dale, Daniel Jay March 11, 1966 – March 6, 2013 Age 46, of Fort Calhoun, NE. Survived by daughter, Veronica Dale of Blair, NE, son, Alexander Dale of Fort Calhoun, NE, daughter, Stephenie Dale of Fort Calhoun, NE, brothers, Alan Dale, Terence (Laurel) Dale, Timothy (Rochelle) Dale and Stephen (Marie) Dale, all of Omaha, NE, grandchild, Charlie Dale, many nieces and nephews. VISITATION: ...
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Ralph Richard Rathjen

December 8, 1918 - February 19, 2013

Rathjen, Ralph Richard December 8, 1918 – February 19, 2013 Age 94 of Fort Calhoun, NE. Preceded in death by: sister, Faith Rathjen, brother-in-law, George Flink. Survived by: sisters, Marjorie (Rathjen) Flink of Blair, NE, Vernice Rathjen of Stuart, NE, Helen Rathjen of Omaha, NE. Ralph grew up on the farm and attended Plainview School District 56 through the 8th grade. He farmed...
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Holly Sue Morgan

July 6, 1967 - February 12, 2013

Morgan, Holly Sue (Thibault) July 6, 1967 – February 12, 2013 Age 45, Omaha, NE. Preceded in death by father, Hyle (Red) Thibault, sister, Cathy Thibault. Survived by son, Jake Morgan, daughter, Emily Morgan, mother, Martha (Stratbucker) Thibault, sister's and brother's-in-law, Julie (George) Schluter, Amy (Stan) Shaw, nephew, Dustin Schluter, nieces, Kelsey Schluter, Carley Shaw and...
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Heather Ann Roberts

June 29, 1971 - January 30, 2013

Roberts, Heather A. June 29, 1971 – January 30, 2013 Heather A. Roberts, age 41 of Council Bluffs, Iowa passed away January 30, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born June 29, 1971 in Davenport, Iowa. Heather has resided in Bliar, NE, Omaha, NE. Heather was a member of NE Herp.org, which is concerned with snakes, reptiles and amphibians and work to learn about these creatures' needs and...
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