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Adams, Ethel E.

Adams, Ethel E. July 22, 1930 - June 24, 2019 Complete notice later. HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER West Center Chapel, 7805 W. Center Rd. 4… Read more

Barth, Glenn F.

Barth, Glenn F. Age 82 Elkhorn, NE. Survived by wife, Phyllis; sons, Dr. Timothy (Susan) of Titusville FL, and Thomas (Jeanette) of Fairfie… Read more

Baye, Thomas M.

Baye, Thomas M. October 8, 1924 - June 22, 2019 Preceded in death by parents, August and Mary Baye; and brothers and sisters, Jack Baye, Cl… Read more

Boylan, Shirley Ann

Boylan, Shirley Ann April 17, 1933 - June 21, 2019 CELEBRATION of LIFE will be held Thursday, June 27, at 10am at Our Lady of Lourdes Catho… Read more

Calabro, Patrick S.

Calabro, Patrick S. March 17, 1934 - June 18, 2019 Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4. Preceded in death by parents, Antonio and Lucia; sister… Read more

Daeges, Mildred M.

Daeges, Mildred M. July 15, 1927 - June 23, 2019 Preceded in death by parents, Mike and Lena (Leinen) Daeges; brothers and sisters. Survive… Read more

Daeges, Mildred M.

Daeges, Mildred M. July 15, 1927 - June 23, 2019 COMPLETE NOTICE LATER HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER, WEST CENTER CHAPEL 7805 W. Center Rd.… Read more

Filarecki, Dorothy Mary "Dottie"

Filarecki, Dorothy Mary "Dottie" April 30, 1932 - June 19, 2019 MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, June 24th at 11am, St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 5801 Oak Hills Drive. Interment, Omaha National Cemetery. HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER West Center Chapel, 7805 W. Center Rd. 402-391-3900 | www.he… Read more

From, Jennie Cappello

Jennie Cappello From Happy Birthday Mom, your memory and love will be with us forever, Your Family Read more

Goeser, Mary L.

Goeser, Mary L. January 2, 1934 - June 23, 2019 Preceded in death by husband, Francis P. Goeser; parents, Ben and Connie Quathamer; siblings, Helen, Bob, Dorothy and Ben Jr. Survived by children, Michael Goeser, Katherine Goeser, Jeffrey (Lili) Goeser, Jennifer Goeser, Julie Shald and Barbara (Marc… Read more

Guinane, Chester E. "Mick"

Guinane, Chester E. "Mick" Age 85 Retired as a Battalion Chief after 37 years of service with the Omaha Fire Department. Preceded in death by wife, Patricia; and daughters, Kathleen Johnson and Mary Ziola. Survived by sons, Michael (Sally), Tom (Carole), and Mark (Kathy) Guinane; daughters, Colleen… Read more

Holm, Cary James

Holm, Cary James. July 23, 1957 - June 21, 2019. Age 61, of Omaha, Nebraska. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. PELAN FUNERAL SERVICES TEKAMAH, Tekamah, NE  |  402-374-1551  | pelanfuneralservices.com Read more

Holthaus, Frances Marian

Holthaus, Frances Marian January 18, 1923 - June 22, 2019 Preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Dr. Joseph M. Holthaus. Survived by her children, Linda (Paul) Kittle, Rhonda (Jim) Browning, Michael (Ann) Holthaus, Mark Holthaus, Lisa Holthaus, and Andra (Steve) Alvine; 8 grandchildren; and … Read more

Hruska, Herman Eugene

Hruska, Herman Eugene July 7, 1940 - June 10, 2019 A loving husband, dad, and douda. A Central High School Graduate ('58) his parents owned and operated the Center Street Florist. While in high school, he was a star football player and ROTC member and later attended the University of Omaha. A proud… Read more

Hubbard, Milton Lee Jr.

Hubbard, Milton Lee Jr. July 21, 1931 - June 23, 2019 Milton Lee Hubbard Jr., age 87, of Omaha went to be with the Lord on Sunday June 23, 2019. Milton was born July 21, 1931 to Milton and Vesta Hubbard. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Pattie Hubbard Burbage. Milton is survived by his lovi… Read more

Johnson, Margaret L. "Peggy"

Johnson, Margaret L. "Peggy" June 7, 1932 - June 12, 2019 MEMORIAL SERVICE: Tuesday, June 25th at 2pm at Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church, 2650 Farnam St. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER West Center Chapel, 7805 W. Center Rd. 402-391-3900 | www.heafeyheafey.com Read more

Johnson, Margaret L. "Peggy"

Johnson, Margaret L. "Peggy" June 7, 1932 - June 12, 2019 Preceded in death by husband, Raymond L. Johnson. MEMORIAL SERVICE: Tuesday, June 25th at 2pm at Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church, 2650 Farnam St. Interment, Forest Lawn. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church. HEA… Read more

Kelley, John Larry

Kelley, John Larry May 4, 1940 - June 21, 2019 John Larry Kelley, age 79, of Waterloo, NE, passed away June 21, 2019. He was born on May 4, 1940 in Council Bluffs, IA, to the late Lulu Evelyn and John Thomas Kelley. Larry is survived by sister, Jeanine (David); sons, Craig (Kerry) and Michael (Lees… Read more

Kratz, Doyle E.

Kratz, Doyle E. February 16, 1935 - June 16, 2019 Doyle served 20 years in the US Air Force and then worked for the Postal Service until retirement. Preceded in death by wife, Marilyn; brother, Charles Kratz; sister, Arlene Shepherd. Survived by sons, Kevin (Sandy) and Scott (Andrea) Kratz; grandch… Read more

Langer, John E. "Jack"

Langer, John E. "Jack" June 24, 1926 - June 20, 2019 Preceded in death by parents, Margaret and Walter Langer; wife Mary; daughter Julie Ann; grandson Charles; special family friend, Sandy Youngers; sisters, Helen Smith, and Beatrice Burns; brothers, Eugene and Arthur, brother-in-law Lawrence Smith… Read more

Martin, Paul G.

Martin, Paul G. April 25, 1931 - May 17, 2019 Preceded in death by daughter, Patricia Martin; granddaughter, Sheila Swirczek; mother, Katie; step-father, Ed Bright; brothers, Victor and Edwin; and sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Henry Robertson. Survived by wife, Lorraine; children: Paul (Kath… Read more

Morgan, Robert D.

Robert D. Morgan. Age 75, of Ravenna, NE, formerly of Omaha. Died Friday, June 21, 2019, at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney, NE. SERVICE: 10:30am Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the United Methodist Church in Ravenna. Rev. Scott Evans will officiate. VISITATION: Friday, 5-7pm, at the church. Inurn… Read more

O'Hearn, Michaela Ann "Mickey"

O'Hearn, Michaela Ann "Mickey" April 9, 1952 - June 20, 2019 Preceded in death by parents, Sally and Tom O'Hearn; and brother, Kelly. Survived by sisters: Patricia Cieloha (Don), Colleen Shirazi (Masoud), Erin Kantor (David), and Bridget Diederich (Shawn); brothers: Callen O'Hearn (Carol), Kevin O'… Read more

Perry, David R. "Bob"

Perry, David R. "Bob" April 28, 1927 - June 24, 2019 Of Omaha. Preceded in death by first wife, Peggy Perry; sister, Barbara Mertz; brother, Jay Perry; and his parents. Survived by wife of 20 years, Nancy; children: Karen (Don) Rowlands, David G. (Diane) Perry, Gail (Tom) Zink, Amy (Donny) Uhlig; e… Read more

Pinegar, Jeffrey L.

Pinegar, Jeffrey L. April 28, 1963 - June 19, 2019 SERVICES: Monday, June 24th at 11am, First Covenant Church, 201 No. 90th St. Family Interment: Calvary Cemetery. HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER West Center Chapel, 7805 W. Center Rd. 402-391-3900 | www.heafeyheafey.com Read more

Riha, Robert J.

Riha, Robert J. May 30, 1922 - June 23, 2019 COMPLETE NOTICE LATER KORISKO LARKIN STASKIEWICZ FUNERAL HOME 5108 "F" Street | (402) 731-1234 | www.klsfuneralhome.com Read more

Sader, George C.

Sader, George C. May 28, 1961 - June 23, 2019 Survived by wife, Susan D. Sader; daughter, Erica Stonys (David) two granddaughters, Elena and Lily; parents, Jane and George Sader; sisters: Linda Pearson (Don), Wendy Fix (Ken), twin, Tracey Sweet (Gerald), and Neely Thomsen (Marc); nieces and nephews… Read more

Sader, George C.

Sader, George C. May 28, 1961 - June 23, 2019 COMPLETE NOTICE LATER HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER, WEST CENTER CHAPEL 7805 W. Center Rd. 402-391-3900 | www.heafeyheafey.com Read more

Sakowski, Kathleen "Kay" King

Sakowski, Kathleen "Kay" King January 4, 1931 - June 14, 2019 Kathleen Sakowski, born in Montpelier, Vermont on January 4, 1931, passed away on June 14, 2019 in Omaha, NE. Preceded in death by husband, Henry Adam Sakowski; parents, Paul and Stella King; brother, Phil King; sister, Karla Lyons and b… Read more

Schultz, Dorothy A.

Schultz, Dorothy A. July 26, 1930 - June 20, 2019 Preceded in death by husband, Judson; parents, John and Katherine Gliwa; brothers and sisters. Survived by nieces, nephews and dear friends. VISITATION begins Tuesday at 9am followed by a FUNERAL MASS at 10am at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 48 a… Read more

Sorensen, Lois M.

Sorensen, Lois M. September 9, 1922 - June 3, 2019 Preceded in death by husband, John; parents, Martin and Margaret Jensen. Survived by children, Dale Sorensen (Penny), Peggy Stephens (Larry); grandchildren, Scott (Mellisa), Jeff (Erica) and Steve Sorensen, Doug (Sarah), David (Amanda) Stephens; ni… Read more

Spahn, Warren A. | MSgt USAF (Ret)

Spahn, Warren A. | MSgt USAF (Ret) June 12, 1961 - June 20, 2019 Age 58. Warren proudly served in the USAF for nearly 24 years. He was a loving father and grandfather. He was a poet and was very eloquent in his use of language. Preceded in death by mother Angelita; and son James Spahn. Survived by … Read more

Thornton, SkyLina N.

Thornton, SkyLina N. May 3, 2019 - June 20, 2019 Cherished and loved by her parents, Nicole Atkins and Darnell Thornton; and numerous family and friends No Services. KORISKO LARKIN STASKIEWICZ FUNERAL HOME 5108 "F" Street | (402) 731-1234 | www.klsfuneralhome.com Read more

Williams, Rex L.

Williams, Rex L. October 21, 1921 - June 22, 2019 World War II Coast Guard Veteran. Preceded in death by wife, Jacquelyn. Father of sons, Terry (Denise) and Timothy (Mary Jo) Williams; grandchildren: Shari, Timothy, Lindsay, Brandon; step-grandchildren: Tara (Charlie), Amanda (Jeremy), Kayla (Kevin… Read more

Yampolsky, Dr. Lawrence

Yampolsky, Dr. Lawrence May 2, 1939 - June 23, 2019 Preceded in death by parents, George and Anne Yampolsky; brother Herbert Yampolsky; and brother-in-law Richard Epstein. Survived by his wife, Judi Yampolsky; his children: Bryan (Stephanie) Yampolsky and their children, Jordan, Jeremy and Jack Yam… Read more

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