LaGREE, Mary Ellen (Entz)

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LAMBRECHT, Georgine M.

            b.  11 Jan 1928 - Schoenchen, Kansas

            d.  9 Jul 2010

From Salina Journal - Saturday, July 10, 2010

COLBY -- Georgine M. Leiker, 82, passed away Friday, July 9, 2010.  Born Jan. 11, 1928, in Schoenchen.  Preceded in death by her husband, CYRIL (LEIKER). Survivors include her sons, Arlen, of Colby, and Lee, of Marion; daughters, Colleen Merideth, of Northfield, Minn., and Elma Davis, of Liberal; brother, Earl Lambrecht, of Ellis; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.



            b.  abt 1951

            d,  1 Apr 2010

From Wichita Eagle - Sunday, April 4, 2010

CASSODAY - Langhofer, Ronald Lee, 59, died April 1, 2010.   Survivors include: wife, Judy; daughters, Annissa (Brad) Boulanger, Eureka & Jessica Cabrales, Augusta; brother, Sam (Connie) Langhofer, Benton; sisters, Jan Jack, Benton, Carolee (Donnell) Robie, Camdenton, MO, Joyce Langhofer, Camdenton, MO & Marilyn (Smitty) Bond, Riverton, WY; 5 grandchildren; many other nieces and nephews




            b. 10 Jul 1920  - Bayard, Nebraska

            d. 20 Mar 2010 - Gering, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE 

Rose Coakley, 89,  formerly of Lady Lake, Fla., passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Heritage Estates in Gering.  Born on July 10, 1920, to David and Catherine Huck Langhofer in Bayard.  Married DANIEL COAKLEY, on Sept. 17, 1950.   Survivors include her sister, Caroline and husband Carl Nuss of Bayard; as well as several nieces and nephews, Jennifer Nichols, Walter Nuss, Alex Nuss, Richard and Ronald Langhofer, Ralph Langhofer, Jack Frick, Kathy Ackers, Janet Schellenberger and Richard and Kevin Roth.   Preceding her in death were her parents; brother, Walter Langhofer; half brothers, Alex and David Langhofer, Sam Frick and half sister, Hermina Frick; sisters-in-law, Marie and Minnie Langhofer, and Esther Frick; and nephew, Bob Langhofer.


LADWIG, Violet Irene (Weiss)

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LAWRENCE, James Gilbert

            b.  17 Nov 1933 - Englewood, Colorado

            d.  10 Nov 2010 - Ephraim, Wisconsin

From Sheboygan Press - November 17, 2010

James Gilbert Lawrence, 76, Ephraim, Wis. - Nov. 17, 1933 — Nov. 10, 2010  - Jim was born in Englewood, Colo.,  He is survived by his brothers, Leroy Dean and Raymond Keith; children, Kathleen (Mike) Evans, Phoenix, Ariz.; Michael (Maureen), Lake Forest, Ill.; Tim (Pam), Arlington Heights, Ill.; Amy (Robert) Torres, Laredo, Texas; Kelli (Dan) Bordenkecher, Indianapolis, Ind.; and Sean (Karen), Elmhurst, Ill.; nine grandchildren, and five nephews.  He is predeceased by his parents, James Herbert and Winnifred Grace, and his wife, Alixandra Lee.



LEGLEITER, Alice (Dechant)

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LEIKAM, Bertha Theresa (Pfannenstiel)

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LEIKAM,  Clara (Knoll)

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            b.  1 May 1917 - Hays, Kansas

            d.  25 Nov 2010 - WaKeeney, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Friday, November 26, 2010

Agnes Faulkner, 93, WaKeeney, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, at WaKeeney.    Born May 1, 1917, in Hays to Alois and Mary (Leiker) Leiker.   Married HUGH FAULKNER JR. on Oct. 15, 1957.   Survivors include her husband, WaKeeney; and a sister, Martina Leiker, Lakewood, Colo. 



LEIKER, Cleopha Elizabeth (Herrman)

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LEIKER, Georgine M. (Lambrecht)

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LEIKER, Irene (Rupp)

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LEIKER, Irene C.

            b.  14 Jan 1920 - Pfeifer, Kansas

            d.  256 Nov 2010 - Ellis, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Sunday, November 28, 2010

Irene C. Boos, 90, Ellis, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2010.   Born Jan. 14, 1920, in Pfeifer, to Anton and Barbara (Unrein) Leiker.   Married PAUL P. BOOS on Aug. 9, 1938.   Preceded her in death Oct. 18, 2004.  Survivors include three sons, Thomas L. Boos and wife, Joyce, Great Bend, Dennis L. Boos and wife, Phyllis, Salina, and Mark F. Boos and wife, Diane, Ellis; four daughters, Amelia " Millie" Winterscheidt and husband, Larry, and Rita Younger and husband, Don R., all of Ellis, Lila Margreiter and husband, Richard, Browns Summit, N.C., and Barbara Barkley, Lindenhurst, Ill.; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.   Preceded in death by an infant daughter, Lucy; a son, Gerald; five brothers; and five sisters.



LEIKER, Josephine

            b.  8 Jan 1929 - Ellis, Kansas

            d.  17 Aug 2010 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Thursday, August 19, 2010

Josephine “Jo” Schmidt, 81, Hays, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010.  Born Jan. 8, 1929, in Ellis to John and Susanna  Survivors include her husband, of the home in Hays; five daughters, daughters, Susan Schilling, Cape Cod, Ma., Rebecca Simmons and husband, Jerry, Charlotte, N.C., Ruth Mermis and husband, Douglas, Hays, Joyce Gresh and husband, Billy, Cape Cod, and Brenda Meade and husband, Hugh, Johnston, Iowa, a brother, Solomon Leiker, Ellis; two sisters, Anna Blanchard, Denver, and Isabella Unrein, Wichita; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer, five brothers and five sisters.



LEIKER, Lois K. (Degner)

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LEIKER, Norbert K

            b.  18 Jun 1932 - Hays, Kansas

            d.  24 Apr 2010 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Norbert K. Leiker, 77, Schoenchen, died Saturday, April 24, 2010.   Born June 18, 1932, in Hays to Killian and Emma (Glassman) Leiker.   Married JOSEPHINE MADER on Oct. 23, 1952. She preceded him in death Aug. 2, 1975. He later married LILLIAN ZIMMERMMAN  on Oct. 20, 1977.  Survivors include his wife, Schoenchen; four children, Lester Leiker and wife, Jerri Ann, Terry Leiker, Neal Leiker and wife, Linda, all of Hays, and Brenda Park and husband, Dan, Olathe; six step-children, Linda Cole and husband, Aaron, Russell, Loran Zimmerman and wife, Jolene, Schoenchen, Bonnie Rose and husband, Richard, Mobile, Ala., Brenda Thyfault and husband, Jim, Hays, Brian Zimmerman and wife, Lori, Ulysses, and Shari Gale and husband, Randy, Agra; 20 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.   preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Emil, Marvin and Gilbert.



LEIKER, Rita May (Raskopf)

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LENHART, Calvin Eugene

            b.  14 Aug  1924 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

            d.  7 Jun 2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  - June 11 to June 13, 2010

Calvin Eugene Lenhart, 85, of Scottsbluff, died Monday, June 7, 2010.  Born Aug. 14, 1924, in Scottsbluff,  to Henry J. and Katherine (Reinhardt) Lenhart.  Survivors include his wife, Tripp; son, Matthew (Becky) Lenhart, Aurora, Colo.; daughter, Rebecca (Jack) Ward Scottsbluff; grandchildren, Charles (Lalissa) Ward, Hettinger, N.D.; Albert (Laci) Ward, Scottsbluff; Wendy (Lucas) Spencer, Scottsbluff; and Lance Johnson, Aurora, Colo. He was Grandpa Great to three great-grandchildren: Hanah and Emily Ward and Berlyn Spencer. He is also survived by a sister, Jackie Lashley, Mitchell; brothers, Lawrence (June) Lenhart, Torrington, Wyo. and Herb (Nell) Lenhart Puyallup, Wash.; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Elta, Carol and Dorothy and brother James.


LEONHARD, Ruth V. (Burback)

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LEWIS, Nancy Jean (Vercauteren)

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            b.  21 Jun 1935 - Minatare, Nebraska

            d.  23 Aug 2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
From The Star-Herald,Scottsbluff, NE - August 25 to August 27, 2010
MORRILL - Gary Libsack, 75, of Morrill, passed away Mon., Aug. 23, 2010.  Born on June 21, 1935, in Minatare to Conrad and Mollie (Gier) Libsack.   Married JoANN BLEHM on Nov. 6, 1955, and they spent the next 54 years together.   Survived by his wife JoAnn; children Rick (Fiona) Libsack of Severance, Colo., Cindy (Ray) Ernst of Glendale, Ariz.; grandchildren Mindy Ostermiller of Phoenix, Ariz., Holly Ostermiller and fiancé Jared Hansmann of Lincoln, Clinton Libsack of Chandler, Ariz., Samantha Libsack of Scottsbluff, Morgan Libsack and Maxton Libsack both of Severance, Colo.; sister Florence Weber of Scottsbluff; brother Melvin Libsack of Tempe, Ariz; and numerous nieces and nephews.  His parents and three brothers Albert, Robert and LeVerne Libsack preceded him in death.



            b.  24 Feb 1925 - Harvey, North Dakota

            d.  2 Sep 2010 - Harvey, North Dakota

From Hillsboro Star Journal - September 8, 2010

LaVern Liebelt, 85, Harvey, N.D., died Sept. 2  (2010).  Born Feb. 24, 1925, on a family farm southwest of Harvey, to Gust and Josephine (Winter) Liebelt.   Married EUNICE SEIBEL on May 24, 1946.   LaVern and Eunice had four children: Paulette, LaMont, Randy, and Londa. Eunice died June 4, 1971. LaVern married ESTHER THORPE on Jan. 16, 1972.   Esther died March 24, 2003. He then married RUBY LANG on Oct. 26, 2003.   Ruby died Nov. 10, 2005. His parents; a sister, Bernice Hovland; and a grandson, Brad Bokovoy, also preceded him. LaVern is survived by two daughters, Paulette Freeman of Omaha, Neb., and Londa Bentz of Bismarck, N.D.; two sons, Randy of Satanta and LaMont of International Falls, Minn.; a sister, Elaine Leppke of Hillsboro; a brother, Merle of Modesto, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.



LIKES, Mary Rose (Stegman)

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LIND, Linda R.

            b.  13 Mar 1948 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

            d.   8 Jan 2010 - Marinette, Wisconsin

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  - January 18 to January 20, 2010

MARINETTE, Wis. - Linda R. Keller passed away  Jan. 8, 2010.  Born on March 13, 1948, at St. Mary's Hospital in Scottsbluff to Reuben and Maribelle Lind.  Married barry BARRY YONK .  Survived by her husband Roy; daughters Elizabeth (Scott) Wilde and Tara Archambault; her grandchildren April, Larry, Jr. and Jarrid White, and Amanda and Brody Archambault; three sisters: Janet (Dallas) Ewaldt of Morrill and Kathy (Brad) Adams of Houston, Texas, and Gloria (Chuck) Gibbs of Gering..  Her parents, Reuben and Maribelle Lind, preceded her in death.



            b.  23 Aug 1925 - Victoria, Kansas

            d.  4 May 2010 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Thursday, May 6, 2010

Doris Younger-Pfeifer, 84, Hays, died Tuesday, May 4, 2010.   Born Aug. 23, 1925, in Victoria to Bonaventure J. and Gertrude (Brungardt) Linenberger.  Married ALBERT YOUNGER  on Feb. 18, 1946. He preceded her in death March 21, 1981. She later married ALBERT PFEIFER on May 26, 1984. He preceded her in death May 29, 1995.   Survivors include two sons, Mark A. Younger and wife, Twila, Salina, Marlin Younger and wife, Sue, McPherson; three daughters, Mary Strecker-Carpenter and companion, Elwyne Myers, Grand Island, Neb., Magdalen "Maggie" Pechanec and husband, Gregg, Hays, and Myra Younger and husband, George, Victoria; two brothers, John Linenberger and wife, Marlene, Manhattan, and Leo Linenberger and wife, Norma, Salina; two sisters, Virginita Linenberger, Hays, and Bonita Schulte and husband, Gary, Salina; 12 grandchildren, Kelly Younger, Kevin Younger, Tammy Mattison, Tracy Strecker, Thais Schmitz, Todd Carpenter, Melissa Messerli, Dustin Younger, Beth Dreher, Matthew Pechanec, Christy Werth and Cole Younger; and 12 great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; a son, Michael Joseph Younger; six brothers, Edwin Linenberger, Gilbert Linenberger, Dennis Linenberger, Verlin Linenberger, Thomas Linenberger and Patrick Linenberger; a sister, Henrietta Giebler; and an infant brother, Clarence Linenberger.



 LOCKE, Maxine (Ferris)

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LOEWEN, Elvie Johnny

            b.  30 Jul 1921 - Hillsboro, Kansas

            d.  12 May 2010 - Wichita, Kansas

From Hillsboro Star Journal - May 19, 2010
Elvie Johnny Loewen, 88, of Wichita, died May 12. (2010)  Born July 30, 1921, in rural Hillsboro, to John L. and Elizabeth (Klein) Loewen, he owned radio and television repair shops in Hillsboro and Newton, and later owned a greenhouse in Hillsboro.  Survivors include his wife, Ruby, of Wichita; four sons, Donald of Batavia, Ill., Richard of Osoee, Fla., and Jim and Mark of Wichita; a brother, Wesley of Chandler, Ariz.; three sisters, Evelyn Friesen of Inman, Malinda Frank of Cape Coral, Fla., and Elvina Ediger of Hillsboro; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.




            b.  25 Apr 1920 - Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada

            d.  8 Jan 2010 - Inman, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, January 9, 2010

Emma Loewen Schroeder died January 8, 2010, at  Inman, Kansas.  Born April 25, 1920, Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada, the fourth daughter of seven children of Maria Ratzlaff and Isaac T. Loewen.  She became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1962.   On September 4, 1964, she married DAVID J. SCHROEDER in Steinbach. He survives.  Other survivors include: a stepson, Duane Schroeder and his wife Lois, Orinda, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Katherine Marshall and her husband Harley Marshall, Moundridge, KS; three sisters, Anna Reimer, Steinbach, Elsie Bergen and husband Jake, Winnipeg, and Irene Neufeld and husband Abe, Winnipeg; one sister-in-law, Mary Loewen, Steinbach; five grandchildren, Kirsten Rogers and husband Pete, Granite Bay, Calif., Darren Schroeder and wife Sonya, Orinda, Calif., Allison Hennessy and husband Sean, Concord, Calif., Hilda Ginsberg and husband Adam, Portland, ME, and Keegan Marshall and wife Tara, Detroit, Mich.; 13 great-grand- children, Laura, Kyle, Matthew and Jon Rogers, Granite Bay, Calif., Nicholas, Zachary and Natalie Schroeder, Orinda, Calif., Shannon, Kacie, Aimee and Tyler Hennessy, Concord, Calif., and Mia Emma and Henry Ginsberg of Portland, ME; and many cherished nieces and nephews.   Preceded in death by sisters Elizabeth Unruh and Bertha Reimer, and brother Albert Loewen. 




            b.  17 Nov 1931 - Hitchcock, Oklahoma

            d.  23 Jul 2010 - Okeene, Oklahoma

From Enid News and Eagle  - Tuesday, July 27, 2010

ENID —Roy L. Loewen, 78, of Okeene,  died July 23, 2010.  Roy was born Nov. 17, 1931, in Hitchcock to Herman and Marie Penner Loewen.  Surviving are his wife, Madge, of Okeene; one son, Jimmy Loewen of Okeene; one brother, Sam Loewen of New Mexico; one sister, Betty Christianson; and several nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by one son and one brother.



LOFING, Robert Wayne

            b.  19 Jan 1934 - Minatare, Nebraska

            d.  17 Nov 2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff -   November 20 to November 22, 2010

Robert Wayne Lofing, 76, of Scottsbluff, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010.  Bob was born at home, three miles north of Minatare Jan. 19, 1934. He was the 12th of 13 children of Conrad and Katherine (Brehm) Lofing. Married EDNA MAY SIMON, Oct. 28, 1956.   He will be sadly missed by his wife, Edna, of 54 years; children, Mike (Lisa) Lofing, Michele Lofing, Doug (Debbie) Lofing, Deneen (Paul) Colburn, all of Scottsbluff; grandchildren, Brett Lofing (fiancé Kate Boyce) of Lincoln, Morgan (Robert) Newnham of Denver, Joshua Heilbrun of Ft. Collins, Nathan Heilbrun of Scottsbluff, Brian Colburn of Lincoln, Amy Colburn of Scottsbluff, Joseph Lofing of Scottsbluff, Chris Mecklem of Ft. Collins, Ryan Mecklem of Parker, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Heilbrun, Jordon and Bianca Mecklem; siblings, Helen Margheim, Frieda Goodschmidt, Leah Dolberg, all of Gering, Wilma (Keith) Pister of Sun City, Ariz., Harvey (Della) Lofing of Minatare, JoAnn (Don) Ramig of Brighton, Colo.   Preceding him in death were his parents, sister, Katherine Schlager; brothers, William, Harry, Clarence and Floyd; infant brother, Billy; grandchildren, Robin Jayne Heilbrun and Tyler Wayne Colburn.




LOHMANN, Donald T.

            b.  22 Mar 1939 - Lincoln, Kansas

            d.  27 Sep 2010

From Salina Journal - Wednesday, September 29, 2010 

LINCOLN -- Donald T. Lohmann, 71, died Sept. 27, 2010.   Born March 22, 1939, in Lincoln to Theodor and Alberta Lohmann. Survivors: wife, Carol, of the home; sons, Daniel, Kent, Kevin and Shane Lohmann and Todd Ellison; daughters, Sheila Guyer (Paul), Dana Lohmann, Kelly Piersee, Dawn Hefner (Bill), LaDonna Shafer, Angela Hayden (Carl) and Vonda Ellison (David Schraner); sister, Karen Marts (Gary); 22 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.





            b.  10 Nov 1917

            d.  24 Jul 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, July 27, 2010

HILLSBORO - Menno Lohrenz, 92, died July 24, 2010.   Born Nov. 10, 1917, to Gerhard and Mary Penner Lohrenz.  On Jan. 1, 1960, he married CLARA WIPF. She died in 2004. Survivors include: brothers, Cornelious, Rufus and Otto and a sister, Mary Lou Wiens.



LONG, Edith (Warkentin)

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            b.  23 Nov 1962 - Needles, California

            d.  19 Dec 2010 - Junction City, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Tuesday, December 21, 2010

JUNCTION CITY -- Dennis J. Longhofer, 48,  passed away Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010.   Born Nov. 23, 1962, in Needles, Calif., the son of Rodger and Clarice (Rogers) Longhofer.  Survived by his parents; brother, Duane (Monica), of Castle Pines, Colo.; a sister, Deena McGrath (Greg), of Fort Collins, Colo.; his grandmother, Anna Longhofer, of Las Vegas; and nieces, Allyson, Lexi and Jillian.   Preceded in death by his grandparents, William "Bill" and Clara Rogers; and grandfather, Oscar Longhofer.



LONGHOFER, Norma Elaine

            b.  abt 1935

            d.  12 Jul 2010 - Tucson, Arizona

From Salina Journal - Saturday, July 17, 2010

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Norma Elaine Longhofer, 75, of Tucson, formerly of De Soto, Kan., passed away Monday, July 12, 2010, at Camino Del Paz Assisted Living, Tucson.  Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 19, at De Soto United Methodist Church.



LOOSE, Albertine K.

            b.  10 May 1919 - Fort Morgan, Colorado

            d.  26 Jul 2010 - Sidney, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsblufff, NE  - August 1 to August 3, 2010
SIDNEY - Albertine K. Juedes, 91, passed away July 26, 2010, at her son and daughter-in-law's home in Sidney.    Born May 10, 1919 to Jacob Gottfried Loose and Katherine (Schmidt) Loose, at Fort Morgan, Colo. Albertine was one of ten children born to this union.  Married AUGUST W. JUEDES .  Survivors include her children, Ruth Morgan and husband Bill of Potter and Jerry Juedes and wife Julia of Sidney; four grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Martha Morris, Nate Loose, Ruben and wife Jean, Aaron, Dorothy Gross and Arlene and husband Wendel Miller all of Colorado.  Preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Edward, Ruth and Samuel Loose and grandson Dante Walker.


LOVE, Lillian Pauline (Thiessen)

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LUTES, Alyce Elaine (Goertzen)

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