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He was a good boy: Former Omaha police dog Falco dies at 14

The Belgian Malinois had developed a brain tumor that was causing him to suffer as he experienced an increasing number of seizures. Read more

Ainge, Allison J.

Ainge, Allison J. August 21, 1980 - January 18, 2020 Preceded in death by parents, Allen and Susan Ainge. Survived by sister, Heather (Andy… Read more

Allen, David L. Jr.

Allen, David L. Jr. November 6, 1969 - January 21, 2020 Preceded in death by father, David L. Allen Sr. Survived by wife, JonNiele; childre… Read more

Allen, William J. "Bill"

Allen, William J. "Bill" December 13, 1956 - January 24, 2020 Preceded in death by mother, Lorraine Allen; parents-in-law, Duane Shuster an… Read more


Bailey, Joann M.

Bailey, Joann M. October 6, 1934 - January 26, 2020 Of Omaha. Preceded in death by son, Kirk. Survived by husband, Richard; sons, Scott (Ju… Read more

Caniglia, Minnie "Rusty"

Caniglia, Minnie "Rusty" February 14, 1928 - January 25, 2020 Preceded in death by parents, George and Elena Evanoff; husband, Cirino "Chuc… Read more


Chesire, Thomas J.

Chesire, Thomas J. Age 77 January 9, 2020 Tom Chesire, of Victorville, CA, passed away in his home after a lengthy battle with heart diseas… Read more

Cwirko, Rosemary (Peroutka)

Cwirko, Rosemary (Peroutka) Age 90 Preceded in death by husband of 68 years, Albert Cwirko Sr. Survived by three sons, Walter, Albert Jr. (… Read more


Dekker, Dolores Ann

Dekker, Dolores Ann April 3, 1928 - January 23, 2020 Dolores (Dee) Ann Dekker, age 91, died January 23, 2020, while living at the Benton House in Blue Springs, MO. She was raised on a farm near Anita, IA, where her parents (Ted and Ann Cooley) lived and farmed until their 90's. She spent 30 years a… Read more

Drzaic, Eleanor Ann (Kysela)

Drzaic, Eleanor Ann (Kysela) November 13, 1931 - January 26, 2020 Preceded in death by her husband, Steve Drzaic. Survived by sons: Paul (Dawn), Steve, David (Amy Adams), Tom; grandchildren: Kristina, Alex, Rodney, Eva, Patrick, Gabriella, Benjamin, Juliana; sisters, Shirley (George) Matuella and V… Read more


Fawcett, James Davidson

Fawcett, James Davidson January 10, 1933 - January 25, 2020 James D. Fawcett was born in New Plymouth, New Zealand, the only child of James and Edna (Catterick) Fawcett. He attended primary schools in Napier, Palmerston North, and Auckland, and secondary schools in Wellington and Auckland. His init… Read more


Fink, Jon M.

Fink, Jon M. September 20, 1935 - January 27, 2020 Jon M. Fink, age 84 of Tecumseh, passed away Jan. 27, 2020. He was born to John "Jack" and Doris (Townsend) Fink on Sept. 20, 1935. Owner/Operator of Tecumseh Livestock Market and sale barn for 29 years. Survived by his wife, Joan (Rinne); sons, Jo… Read more


Ford, Cecilia Mary

Ford, Cecilia Mary Cecilia Mary Ford, a long-time Omaha resident, lost her battle with Alzheimer's on January 18th, 2020. Ms. Ford was born on June 5th, 1938 to Francis and Josephine (Rooney) Ford of Varina, Iowa. After graduating from St. Columbkille in 1956, she attended Mercy School of Nursing i… Read more


Fosberg, Kathryn "Kathy"

Fosberg, Kathryn "Kathy" April 8, 1946 - January 26, 2020 Of Omaha. Preceded in death by parents, James E. and Mary Trimble; brother, James A. Trimble. Survived by husband, Carl J. Fosberg, Sr.; children: Michael (Lori) LaPuzza, Karen (Luis) Barajas, C.J. (Cassie) Fosberg; nine grandchildren; four … Read more


Frazee, Dennis Eugene

Frazee, Dennis Eugene February 11, 1957 - January 27, 2020 Preceded in death by parents, Richard and Violet; and brothers, Richard, Jr., Terry, Kenneth and Dean. Survived by wife, Nancy R. Frazee; daughters, Jennifer L. White (Garth) and Samantha A. Hoffmann (Tyler); three granddaughters, Savannah … Read more

Gilmore, Peggy M.

Gilmore, Peggy M. Age 85 Peggy M. Gilmore of Missouri Valley passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at Longview Nursing Home in Missouri Valley, IA. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom; brother-in-law, Tim Hinrichs; special cousin, Charles Gilmore Jr. She is survived by her daughters: Ros… Read more


Hayden, K. Joan

Hayden, K. Joan April 10, 1942 - January 28, 2020 Joan was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Kathryn Cunningham; loving husband of 57 years, Kenneth Hayden Sr.; brother, Millard; sister, Cappie Wozny; grandson, Joseph Scott Hayden, Jr. Sur… Read more

Heim, Aloma I.

Heim, Aloma I. May 1, 1932 - January 27, 2020 Preceded in death by husband, Francis J. Heim; son, Francis "Bo" L. Heim; parents, Robert and Zora Burke; seven brothers and six sisters. Survived by children, Kelly Heim (Michelle), Ronald "Joe" Heim (Denette), Cathy Wallin (Tom), Chris Shotkoski (Tom)… Read more

Jadlowski, Genevieve Francis

Jadlowski, Genevieve Francis February 1, 1932 - January 23, 2020 VISITATION: Friday, January 31, from 5-7pm, with VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm, all at Bethany Funeral Home. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Saturday, February 1, at 10am at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. Interment in St. John Cemetery. In lieu of … Read more


Kelly, Charles M.

Kelly, Charles M. January 22, 1935 - January 27, 2020 COMPLETE NOTICE LATER HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER West Center Chapel, 7805 W. Center Rd. 402-391-3900 | Read more


Kimball, Teresa Ann

Kimball, Teresa Ann February 5, 1935 - January 27, 2020 Age 84. Preceded in death by parents, Herman and Ann Dubbeldee; sisters, Bernice, Leona, Lucille, Evangeline and Marley; and son, Patrick Kimball. Survived by husband of 65 years, Les; sons, Tom Kimball (Lynn), Greg Kimball (Kathy), Rick Kimba… Read more

Klinefelter,, Sharon Kay (Kiser)

Klinefelter,, Sharon Kay (Kiser) Age 73, of Omaha, NE. COMPLETE NOTICE LATER. ROBY FUNERAL HOME Plattsmouth, NE | (402) 296-3123 | Read more


Lahners, Mary Jo Colleen

Lahners, Mary Jo Colleen November 18, 1938 - January 27, 2020 Mary Jo Colleen Lahners, age 81, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 27, 2020. Born November 18, 1938 in Franklin, NE to John W. and Thelma B. (Dyer) Vanosdall. Mary Jo graduated from Grand Island Hi… Read more


Larsen, Col. Robert A. USAF (Ret.)

Larsen, Col. Robert A. USAF (Ret.) April 6, 1924 - January 27, 2020 Survived by wife, Josephine; children, Kurt Larsen and Karen Hart; grandchildren, Hope, Justice and Liberty; brother, Dean (Barb); sister, Janice Evens. MEMORIAL SERVICE: Friday, January 31st, 10:30am Covenant Presbyterian Church (… Read more


Loeck, Robert Charles

Loeck, Robert Charles February 13, 1927 - January 25, 2020 Robert Charles Loeck, age 92 of Omaha, passed away peacefully in his sleep Saturday, January 25, 2020. Bob was born February 13, 1927 in Omaha, NE, to Bernhard and Lydia (Erne) Loeck. He graduated from Technical High School in 1944 and serv… Read more

Miller, John William "Jack"

Miller, John William "Jack" John "Jack" William Miller Age 88 of Omaha, NE passed away January 24th. He was born on December 23, 1931 in Vincennes, Indiana to Burman and Martha (Baur) Miller. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters-in-law; Burman Jr., Charles (Marie) and Mel (M… Read more

O"Keefe, Thomas P., M.D.

O'Keefe, Thomas P., M.D. March 10, 1935 - January 24, 2020 VISITATION: Wednesday, January 29, from 5-7pm, at West Center Chapel with ROSARY at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Thursday, January 30, 10am, at St. Leo Catholic Church. Interment: Calvary Cemetery. Please send Memorials and Mass requests … Read more


Pestal, Shirley A.

Pestal, Shirley A. Shirley passed away peacefully on January 22, 2020, in Lincoln, NE. Born on August 9, 1935 in Omaha, to Harry and Edith Laushman and graduated from Omaha Central High School. Shirley was a long-time resident of Omaha, and worked at Metropolitan Utilities District before she devot… Read more


Pisasale, Alfred "Fred"

Pisasale, Alfred "Fred" March 28, 1928 - January 22, 202 Fred was born in Omaha's Little Italy. He attended Central High School, where he was a state champion in wrestling and tennis. Fred served two years in Guam and Hawaii for the U.S. Marine Corp. He graduated from Omaha University (UNO), receiv… Read more

Redden, Joseph E.

Redden, Joseph E. June 24, 1952 - January 22, 2020 Simple Cremation Service Arbor Cremation Society 2819 S 125th Ave, Ste 367 Omaha NE 68144 402-393-0319 Read more


Reed, Aubrey H.

Reed, Aubrey H. May 23, 1934 - January 24, 2020 Aubrey H. Reed, age 85, of Omaha, NE, passed away Friday morning, January 24, 2020, at home. He is now with His Lord and has the answers to the many questions he pondered. Aubrey was born May 23, 1934 in Des Moines, IA. Aubrey grew up in rural Winters… Read more

Remmers, Elizabeth L. "Betty"

Remmers, Elizabeth L. "Betty" September 8, 1933 - January 26, 2020 Preceded in death by husband, Elmer; son, Jamie; parents, Elmer and Dorothy Ast; sister, Joan Spiering. Survived by son, Todd (Karla) Remmers; grandchildren: Wyatt, Sarah, Cody; sister, Jean Rydberg; nieces, nephews, other relatives… Read more


Richert, Verna Elizabeth

Richert, Verna Elizabeth April 23, 1920 - January 23, 2020 Verna Elizabeth (Schmieding) Richert passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on January 23, 2020 at the age of 99 years and 9 months. She was born to Louis and Eleonora (Sieck) Schmieding near Garland, NE and was baptized on May 2, 19… Read more


Schattauer, Alice

Schattauer, Alice December 15, 1925 - January 1, 2020 Alice was born in Des Moines, IA on December 15, 1925, the third child of Christen Marius Knudsen and Martha Johanna (Madsen) Knudsen, who had both immigrated from Denmark. She died peacefully in her room at Carter Place in Blair, NE, where she … Read more


Stinson, Joni Kay

Stinson, Joni Kay June 13, 1939 - January 20, 2020 Joni Kay Stinson passed away on January 20th in Omaha. She was born in Redmond, Oregon but grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from Checotah High School. She received her bachelor's degree in Food, Nutrition and Institutional Administration from Okla… Read more

Stricker, Margery M.

Stricker, Margery M. December 8, 1931 - January 28, 2020 Age 88, of Omaha. Preceded in death by parents, Carl and Sarah (Brown) Wilhelm; husband, Reuben Stricker; daughter, Diana Vieselmeyer. Survived by son, Richard (Linda) Stricker; brother, Robert (Caroline) Wilhelm; four grandchildren, 10 great… Read more

Swedlund, Agnes (Nessie) Louise Miller

Swedlund, Agnes (Nessie) Louise Miller August 7, 1946 - January 25, 2020 Family will receive friends Sunday, February 2nd from 2pm to 4pm, at the West Center Chapel. CELEBRATION OF LIFE: Monday, February 3rd, 11am, Dundee Presbyterian Church (5312 Underwood Ave.) HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK-CUTLER West … Read more

Van Riper, Norma M.

Van Riper, Norma M. June 4, 1927 - January 25, 2020 Age 92 years of Omaha. Preceded in death by husband Wayne. Survived by son, Stephen Van Riper and wife Linda; daughter. Susan Littlewood and husband David; brother Lawrence Vakoc; grandchildren: Nicole, Carrie, Michael, and Zane; 6 great-grandchil… Read more

Vermillion, Wanda Ann (West)

Vermillion, Wanda Ann (West) October 9, 1951 - January 24, 2020 Of Omaha. Preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Nora West; and brother, Johnny West. Survived by her husband, Carl; brothers, James West and David West; daughters, Brenda (Anthony) Pisciotta (PA), and Becky Karn (CA); and step-ch… Read more

Wagner, Richard L.

Wagner, Richard L. Age 86 - January 28 2020 COMPLETE NOTICE LATER BETHANY FUNERAL HOME 82nd & Harrison | (402) 593-6100 | Read more

Walker, Linda Ruch

Walker, Linda Ruch Age 81 Linda Ruch Walker, of Omaha, was born August 4, 1938. Preceded in death by husband, Robert S. Walker, Jr.; brother, Donald Ruch. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Robert III and Donna Walker; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Dr. Todd Sekundiak; grandchildren: Chris Wal… Read more

Williams, Roger Wade

Williams, Roger Wade July 21, 1959 - January 20, 2020 Simple Cremation Service ARBOR CREMATION SOCIETY 2819 S 125th Ave, Ste 367 Omaha NE 68144 402-393-0319 Read more

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From the World-Herald newsroom


He was a good boy: Former Omaha police dog Falco dies at 14

The Belgian Malinois had developed a brain tumor that was causing him to suffer as he experienced an increasing number of seizures. Read more


Mark Lambrecht left his legacy on buildings throughout the Omaha area

His glass company did projects ranging from St. Vincent de Paul Church, the Cloisters on the Platte to the Holy Family Shrine. Read more


Former Boys Town firefighter dies in crash on way to a fire

Mark E. Horwich, 51, was on duty with the Clover-Roane Volunteer Department of West Virginia when he was killed Saturday. Read more