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b. 20 Feb 1909 - Deweese, Nebraska

d. 16 Jul 2008

From Salina Journal - Thursday, July 17, 2008

NELSON, Neb. -- Fae Meyer, 99, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008. Born Fae Sheets on Feb. 20, 1909, in rural Deweese, Neb. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd (MEYER), in 2004; sons, Richard, in 1994, and William, in 2001; a sister; a brother; and a grandson. Survivors include sisters, Gwendolyn Whitely of Nelson and Mildred Bishop on Doniphan; step-grandchildren, Mike Ambrosia, Doris Williams, Jackie Davis and Bill Wehrman, Pat Melroy and Debbie Larson; daughter-in-law, Helen Meyer; and brother-in-law, Wayne Collins.



b. 5 Oct 1912

d. 21 Nov 2008 - Canon City, Colorado

From Hutchison (Kan) News - Thursday, December 27, 2008

LARNED - Kenneth W. Showalter, 96, died Nov. 21, 2008, at Canon City, Colo. Born Oct. 5, 1912, the son of David Milton and Mary Matilda Hofen Showalter. Married Glenna Pauline DUPREE. She died May 10, 1978. Survivors include: son, David; daughter Evelyn Reece; six grand-children; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.



b. 11 May 1920 - Ellis County, Kansas

d. 6 Jul 2008 - Ellis, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - July 8,2008

Lela (Shubert) Heroneme, 88, Ellis, died Sunday, July 6, 2008. Born May 11, 1920, in rural Ellis County to Elzie and Mary (Sessin) Shubert. Married Albert Heroneme in Ellis. He preceded her in death Jan. 2, 1984. Survivors include a son, Alan Heroneme and wife, Janetta, Ellis; three daughters, Joyce Michelson and husband, Michael, Denver, Lyndell Rorabaugh and husband, Kevin, Ellis, and Bonnie Richards and husband, Dick, Littleton, Colo.; a brother, Ralph Shubert; a sister, Betty Kannard; seven grandchildren, Rachel, Justin, Skyler, Kizmin, Lacey, Anthony and Adrienne; and nine great-grandchildren, Anselan, Destiny, Bailey, Discovery, Jaysa, Gunner, Nevaeh, Noah and Norah. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Patrick Michelson; two brothers, Lawrence and Leonard Shubert; and two sisters, Leona Shubert and Celia McNamar.


SHUMATE, Ruth (Steinert)

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SIEB, Amelia

b. 22 Jun 1919 - McGrew, Nebraska

d. 29 Nov 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 3 Dec 2008

Amelia "Millie" Jack, 89, of Scottsbluff, passed away Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008. Millie was born on June 22, 1919, in McGrew, Neb., to Carl and Catherine (Vogel) Sieb. Married Lawrence "Larry" JACK in Bridgeport. Larry and Millie just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. She is survived by her husband, Larry Jack; daughters, Jackie (Howard) Newman of Missoula, Mont., and Lee (Tom) Rickles of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; granddaughters, Laura and Julie Rickles; sisters, Katie (Ed) McBride of Gering and Alma Olson of Davis, Calif.; and many nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins. Her parents; sister, Alvina (Vye) Messner; and brother, Leonard Sieb preceded her in death.


SIEBEL, Evelyn D. (Underhill)

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b. 3 Dec 1901 - Marion County, Kansas

d. 30 May 2008 - Marion, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, June 1, 2008

MARION - Helen G. Tharp-Bailey, 106, passed away May 30, 2008, at the St. Luke Living Center, Marion. Born Dec. 3, 1901, in Marion County, the daughter of John J. and Angeline (Wimser) Siebert. Married Oliver THARP in 1924. He preceded her in death in 1967. She later married Dale BAILEY in 1969, he also preceded her in death in 1993. She is preceded in death by her only child, Max Tharp. Survivors include: daughter-in-law, Dalene Tharp, Marion; two grandsons, Vincent and Patricia Tharp, Cedar Hills, UT, and Blair and Nancy Tharp, Marion; four great-grandchildren and four great- great grandchildren.


SIEGFRIED, Margaret Viola

b. 23 Ded 1925 - Saskatchewan, Canada

d. 11 Aug 2008 - Bayard, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Herald , Scottsbluff, NE - 15 Aug 2008

BAYARD - Margaret Erdman, 82, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2008. Margaret Viola Erdman was born Dec. 23, 1925, in Saskatchewan, Canada, to Jacob and Olinda (Ebel) Siegfried. Married Mike ERDMAN. To this union six children were born: Steven Joseph, who died at birth; Steve; Dan; Sam; Tim; and one daughter, Jennifer. Survivors include her sons and wives, Steve (Cathy) Erdman, Bayard; Sam (Chris) Erdman, Valencia, Calif.; Tim (Jeri) Erdman, Bayard; daughter and her husband, Jennifer (Gregg) Bartholomew, Munroe Falls, Ohio; grandsons, Craig (Emily) Erdman, Scottsbluff; Philip (Cortney) Erdman and great-granddaughter, Grace, Bayard; Nicholas (Kahlia) Erdman, Kearney; Garrett (Amy) Markenson, Valencia, Calif.; Matthew Markenson, Valencia, Calif.; Michael (Nicole) Erdman and great-grandson, Zachary, Douglas, Wyo.; Matthew (Tara) Erdman, Fort Collins, Colo.; Dustin Oliver, Munroe Falls, Ohio; Corey Oliver, Stow, Ohio, and Brandon Oliver, Wadsworth, Ohio; brothers, Albert (Joan) Siegfried, John (Karen) Siegfried, all from Bayard; sisters, Esther Watford, Hartsville, S.C., and Eva (Ed) Yekel, Littleton, Colo.; sisters-in-law, Anne Haffner, Scottsbluff; Esther Williams, Sand Springs, Okla.; DeeLore Siegfried, Mesa, Wash.; Irene (James) Penifold, Coolege, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Mike; brother, Edwin; and sons, Steven Joseph and Dan.



SILHAM, Maxine Svitak (Schimpf)

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SIMON, Cletus

b. 18 Oct 1925

d. 26 July 2008 - Syracuse, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, July 28, 2008

SYRACUSE - Cletus A. Simon, 82, died July 26, 2008, at Syracuse. Born Oct. 18, 1925. Married Alberta T. SCHAUF. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, John R., Donald C., David L., Larry G., and Keith E.; daughters, Barbara J. Standley, Connie L. Mai, Julia A. Parks, and Nancy J. Simon; brothers, Dennis, Earl, Elmer, and Kenny; sisters, Joann Heimerman, Doris Proctor, Mary Anderson, and Betty Carroll; 24 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.



b. 14 Jan 1923 - Dallas, South Dakota

d. 26 Nov 2008

From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 29 Nov 2008

Evelyn M. Schlotthauer, 85, of Scottsbluff, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008. Evelyn was born in Dallas, S.D., on Jan. 14, 1923, to Harry and Evelyn Catherine (Lang) Sinclair. Married Harold Schlotthauer in 1944. Survivors include her brother, Floyd Sinclair of Gering; son, Terry (Tami) Schlotthauer of Scottsbluff; daughter, Myrna Kautz of Gering; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, daughter and parents.



b. abt 1921

d. 1 May 2008 - Lincoln, Nebraska

From Lincoln Journal Star - 5/3/2008

Jacob "Jake" Sinner 87, Lincoln, died Thursday (05/01/08). Lifetime member: AHSGR.
Survived by: wife, Dorothy; daughter, Joyce Eisenman, Omaha; grandchildren, spouses, Mark and Nancy Eisenman, Indianapolis, Ind.; Eric and Kristen Eisenman, Denver; Leslie and Eric Olson, Omaha; great-grandsons, Evan, Jake, and Garrett; great-granddaughter, Abigail; sister-in-law, Irene Gabelhaus, Lincoln.


SITZMAN, Cindy Ann "Anni"

b. 1 Nov 1960 - Billings, Montana

d. 30 Jul 2008 - Denver, Colorado

From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 13 Aug 2008
PARK CITY - Dr. Anni Sitzman passed away on July 30, 2008, at Denver, Colo. Anni was born on Nov. 1, 1960, in Billings, the daughter of John and Dorothy (Steinmetz) Sitzman. She leaves behind her parents, John and Dorothy Sitzman of Park City; brothers, Randy (Kris) of Billings, Rick (Kathy) Sitzman of North Ogden, Utah, Greg (Kelly) Sitzman of Parker, Colo.; seven nieces and nephews and numerous aunts and uncles.


SKIBBE, Alvina (Bernhardt)

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b. 11 Apr 1916 - Wichita, Kansas

d. 10 Jun 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Sunday, June 15, 2008

Hermann, Ruth Slade died Tuesday, June 10, (2008). Born on April 11, 1916, to Ronald and Edith Hestwood Slade of Wichita, Kansas. In August of 2007, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, R.W. HERMANN. Ruth is survived by her brother, Albert Slade; her daughter, Cheryl Lyda; two granddaughters, Mary McQueary (Patrick) and Rachel Lockett; and her great grandchildren, Kelly Rodriguez (Angel) and Holly McQueary.


SLECHTA, Evelyn M. (Schultz)

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SMISCHNY, Elizabeth (Schultz)

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SMITH, Linda Jo

b. 15 Jun 1945 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

d. Jul 2008

From Casper Star-Tribune, Casper, WY - Monday, July 14, 2008

LYMAN, Neb. - Memorial services for Linda Jo Derr, 63, held Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Evangelical Church in Morrill, Neb. She was born June 15, 1945 to Carl and Leona (Bauer) Smith in Scottsbluff, Neb. Married Raymond DERR in Torrington. She is survived by her husband, Raymond of Lyman; sons David and his wife Laura of Henry, Neb., and Darin and his wife Jake of Cozad, Neb.; three grandsons and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.


SMITH, Verda Mae

b. abt 1930

d. 27 Jul 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, July 30, 2008

STOVER, Mo. - Verda Mae Koehn, 78, died July 27, 2008. Survivors include: husband, John KOEHN; two sons, Carl and Norma, Marcus and Cindy; three daughters, Yvonne and Sidney Koehn, LaRee and Elton Prater, Sara and Wesley Koehn; three brothers, Ervie and Pearl Smith, Vernon and Evelyn Smith, Milton and Shirley Smith; two sisters and four brothers-in-law, Irene Unruh, Doris and Bill Friezen, Pete Koehn, Lee Koehn, Eugene Harms; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild


SMOKOSKA, Mabel (Kolhagen)

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SMYRES, Vesta G.

b. 7 Oct 1940 - Hutchinson, Kansas

d. 26 Oct 2008 - McPherson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, October 28, 2008

MCPHERSON - Vesta G. Stout, 68, died Oct. 26, 2008, at McPherson. Born Oct. 7, 1940, in Hutchinson, the daughter of Leland LeRoy and Lillian Josephine "Jo" McGee Smyres. Married Richard STOUT. He died Jan. 19, 2007. Survivors include: brother, Ernest and Clarene Smyres; sister, Linda and Mike Goodson; stepmother, Agatha Smyres; sister-in-law, Virginia Smyres; and several nieces and nephews.



b. 25 Mar 1934 - Mountain View, California

d. 13 Aug 2008 - Goodland, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Thursday, August 21, 2008

GOODLAND — Wilma May Peck, 74, Goodland, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008. Wilma Sohnlein was born March 25, 1934, in Mountain View, CA. Married Harold PECK in Newport, RI. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold. She is survived by sons, Danny and wife Lori, Colby, Raymond, Goodland, and Roger and wife Deena, Wiggins, CO; and two grandchildren.


SOUTHWORTH, Birddella May

b. 14 Nov 1921 - Rockford, Illinois

d. 4 Jun 2008 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, June 5, 2008

SOUTH HUTCHINSON - Birddella May Hiebert, 86, died June 4, 2008, in South Hutchinson. She was born Nov. 14, 1921, in Rockford, Ill., daughter of James L. and Esther Hauert Southworth.
Survivors include: sons, Dwain and wife Janice, Hutchinson, Peter J. and wife Lesley, Partridge; daughters, Patricia Woodruff and husband John, South Hutchinson, Priscila Franz and husband Pete, Hutchinson; brother, Jim D. Southworth, Hutchinson; sisters, Katherine Black, Hutchinson, Helen Pickerill, Hutchinson; 11 grandchildren, Shelly Hiebert, Paula Lundmark, Lisa Smalling, Nicki Hiebert, Julie Warrington, Todd Warrington, Thomas Warrington, Marcia Meadows, Michelle Woodruff, Steven Hiebert and Cameron Hiebert; 15 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Earl Southworth, and sister, Vivian Wroe. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Elliott Mortuary, with Pastor Tim Ault-Duell presiding. .


SPEARS, Rada Fern Kohl Barnes (Berry)

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SPECHT, Melanie

b. abt 1958 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

d. 29 Nov 2008

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 12/3/2008

GREELEY, Colo. - Melanie Specht, 50, of Greeley, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, from injuries sustained from an automobile accident while traveling to work.
Melanie was born and raised in the Scottsbluff area. She is survived by her parents, Henry and Lydia "Mollie" and brothers, Jim and Terry. She was preceded in death by brother, Monty.


SPIESS, Eleanor Julia (Neuberger)

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SPRACKLIN, Violet M. (Naegele)

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