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June 7th, 2012

Albert F. Sherbeck, 70

June 7, 2012

Albert F Sherbeck was born Aug. 29, l94l, to Melvin H and Eileen (Hickenbottom) Sher-beck of rural Ansley. He went home to his Heavenly Father June 1, 2012, after a tragic motor vehicle accident.
Albert attended Ansley Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1959. While in high school, he participated in many sporting events and was an honor student. He would eventually give back to his Alma Mater by serving on the Ansley School Board of Education.

Louisa Zimmer, 94

June 7, 2012

Louisa C. Zimmer died Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Rose Lane Home in Loup City at the age of 94. She was born to Herman and Mary (Bernert) Langer on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 1918, near Mason City.
Her father died when she was four and a half years old. She and her mother returned to the home of her grandparents, Felix Bernert Sr.
Louise attended the Basin District 37 rural school through the eighth grade. She was a 1935 graduate of Mason City High School taking Normal training classes. She taught in rural schools for three years.

Earl Greene, Jr., M.D., 87

June 7, 2012

Earl George Greene, Jr., M.D., was born Aug. 22, 1924, and died June 4, 2012.
He was preceded in death by a son, Phillip F. Greene; granddaughter, Natalie J Greene.
He is survived by beloved wife of 62 years, Mary F. Greene; daughters, Mary E. Greene, Margaret M. Nolan (Mike), Anne M. Greene; sons, William H. Greene (Genevieve), Earl G. Greene, III (Barbara); grandchildren, Drew, Evan, Abigail, Jordy, Isaac, Toby, Sienna, and Liam.

Alvin Daily, 93

June 7, 2012

Alvin Leon Daily died peacefully June 1, 2012, at his home in Lincoln. He was 93 years old, having been born July 30, 1918, at Milburn, the youngest of Steve and Gertie (Farley) Daily’s nine children. He grew up on River Glade farm, by the Middle Loup River, graduating from Milburn High School in 1935. In 1940, suspecting he was not a good fit for the farming life, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps.

Jill Portsche, 32

June 7, 2012

Jill Nicole Portsche, 32, of Lincoln, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Jill was born June 23, 1979, in Lincoln to Paul D. & Susan J. (Bayer) Portsche. She was a graduate of Lincoln East High School.
Jill worked at Community Alternative Network. She was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 4-H Riding Club and the Special Olympics - Lincoln Choo Choo Teens. In 1985, Jill was a member of the Special Olympics National Unified Bowling Championship Team in Tulsa, Okla.

Shirley Evans, 88

June 7, 2012

Shirley (Hoxsey) (Wilson) Evans passed away Monday, May 28, 2012. Born to James Dwyer (Doc) and Georgia Josephine Hoxsey Jan. 20, 1924, she grew up in Red Cloud. The precocious only child of her parents, she graduated from Red Cloud High School, and went to Hastings College before her marriage to Kenneth Robert (Bud) Wilson, Jr., from Denver, Colo.

May 30th

Harvey Kleeb, 71

May 30, 2012

Harvey H. Kleeb, the third child of Harvey H. and Jardis Amundsen Kleeb, was born Dec. 12, 1940, at their French Table home near Weissert. Harvey passed away quietly at his home in Broken Bow May 27, 2012.
He attended elementary school at Elton located off the north edge of French Table where he, like most children in attendance, rode his horse (Chief ) to school every day. He later went to school at Weissert, and finally Broken Bow High School where he graduated in 1959. Harvey entered the Air Force and was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

May 18th

Joe Bradley, 78

May 18, 2012

Joe E. Bradley, age 78 of Ansley, died Friday May 11, 2012 at his home in Ansley. Funeral services were May 14, at the Christian Church in Ansley, with the Rev. Mel Shepherd officiating. Burial was in the Merna Cemetery with military rites. Memorials made be made to the Ansley Christian Church, Sandhills Cancer Fund, or Hospice.
Joe was born Jan. 10, 1934, in Ellis County, Okla., to Wallace and Oleta (Riggs) Bradley. Joe married Betty Lou Hendershot May 30, 1959. Betty Lou died in 2009.

Margaret (Joan) Lenstrom, 74

May 18, 2012

Margaret J. Lenstrom (Joan), of Comstock, died Monday, May 14, 2012 at the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 18, at the Rhoad Funeral Chapel in Sargent with the Rev. Don Schauda officiating. Burial will be in the Douglas Grove Cemetery west of Comstock. Visitations will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Lenstrom was born July 11, 1937, in Trenton, and spent her chidhood in the westren Nebraska area. She graduated from Sidney High School in 1956.

Jane Hodges, 89

May 18, 2012

Jane Simonson Hodges, 89, died May 9, 2012, at Linden Court in North Platte.
Jane was born March 9, 1923, to Carl and June (Kemp) Simonson at their homestead five miles north of Mullen. Jane graduated from Mullen High School in 1941.
She married Bill Hodges Nov. 7, 1945. They ranched in the Sandhills for several years before moving to Thedford in 1968 to own and operate Hodges' Conoco until their retirement in 1982.

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