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Roger Nelson notified us of the passing of Dave.
David Soren Svendgaard (Disco Dave)
Svendgaard, David Soren (Disco Dave)
July 4, 1939 to December 8, 2016
David Soren Svendgaard (Disco Dave), age 77, died peacefully at home in Sun City, Arizona on December 8, 2016. David is survived by his loving wife Rosie and his four children; daughters Sheri/Jack Johnson, Kristi/Rick Nicholas, Joni/James Gerrard, and son Jerry David/Sandra Svendgaard, and lovingly referred to as Papa by eleven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and one on the way. Also survived by sister Cindy/Ron Regier. Preceded in death by parents Woodrow (Woody) and Marjorie Svendgaard, brothers Walter Stewart and Lee Svendgaard, and grandson Eric Soren Nicholas.
David was born and raised in Blair, Nebraska. An avid golfer, who loved the sunshine, retired in January, 1996 after 37 years of employment with Western Electric /AT&T in Omaha, Nebraska. David was a huge husker fan carrying on a family legacy of supporting the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers. David loved fishing, camping and golfing, and was well known for his musical talents. Many loving memories of a man of melody who could walk into a room full of strangers, and leave as their best friend.

Steve Odell notified us of the passing of Dennis Stenzel. Dennis worked in the cable plant and retired from the Omaha Works on 12/31/2005
Dennis Wayne Stenzel
Stenzel, Dennis Wayne

Stenzel, Dennis Wayne Nov 20, 1944 – Dec 8, 2016 Preceded in death by parents. Survived by wife Amber; children, Brian Stenzel, Robert (Mary) Stenzel, Denise Robino and fiancee Tim Greenhaw, and Chasta (Dave) Cashatt; grandchildren, Jacob, Jared, Noah, John, Jillian and Molly; brothers, Richard (Betty) Stenzel, Dwight Stenzel, and Dean (Lis) Stenzel; sister, Nancy (Tom) Dokulil; and many other relatives and friends. MEMORIAL SERVICE Thursday, December 15, at 11 am at Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home. PRIVATE INURNMENT. MEMORIALS to be directed by family.
Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home
5701 Center St.
Omaha, NE 68106

Darrel Sudduth notified us of the passing or John Beckman. John retired from the Omaha Works on 11/8/1991
John A. Beckman
Beckman, John A.

Date of Birth
January 3, 1934
Lincoln, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
December 8, 2016
Wahoo, Nebraska
Memorial Mass
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 ~ 10:30 a.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Visitation & Rosary
Monday, December 12, 2016
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 ~ 1:00 p.m.
Omaha National Cemetery ~ Omaha, Nebraska
Military Honors by U.S. Navy and American Legion #129
In Care of the Family
John A. Beckman, 82 of Ashland, NE, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Saunders Medical Center in Wahoo, NE. He was born January 3, 1934 in Lincoln, NE to Frank and Madeline (Fields) Beckman.
John’s family moved to Ashland in 1944. He graduated from Ashland High School in 1952. After graduation, John enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served his country for over six years until he was honorably discharged in 1959.
On November 22, 1958, John married Mary Lou Proffit at St. Mary Catholic Church in Ashland. Following his military service, John began working at Western Electric and continued working for 33 years until his retirement in 1991.
He is survived by wife of 58 years Mary Lou Beckman; children: Brad (Sue) Beckman of Lincoln, Jeff (Glenda) Beckman of Palmyra, and Julie (Mike) Hurst of Lincoln; grandchildren: Nichole (TJ) Kaiser, Eric Beckman, Amanda (Kyle) Boyle, and Heather Beckman; great-grandchild Landon Kaiser; brother Frank (Joey) Beckman of Omaha; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Janice and Chuck Reisen; brother-in-law RD Doose; many nieces and nephews.

We were notified of the passing of Clyde Rothfuss by Jason Rothfuss. Clyde retired from the Omaha Works on 8/1/1995.
Clyde Leroy Rothfuss
Rothfuss, Clyde Leroy

Clyde Leroy Rothfuss, age 75 of Blair, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ December 5, 2016 at his home in Blair, Nebraska with his loved ones by his side. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00PM Friday, December 9, 2016 at First Christian Church in Blair. Graveside services will be held in the Blair Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Campbell Aman Funeral Home beginning at 4:00PM with family receiving friends from 6:00 to 8:00PM.
Clyde Leroy Rothfuss was born June 11, 1941 near Wells, Kansas the son of Harvey and Lois Rothfuss.
Retired from Western Electric/ AT&T in 1995 after 33 years. He was a locksmith for over 50 years in the Omaha and Blair areas. He was a recent proud member of First Baptist Church of Blair.
Clyde is survived by his wife Cindy of Blair, children: Dawna (John), Kelly (Gordon), Jason (Kirstin), Jared (Rebekah), Steve (Nicole), Cory (Jill); along with 20 wonderful grandchildren, three brothers and one sister.
Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church of Blair or the First Christian Church of Blair.
Campbell-Aman Funeral Home
444 South 17th Street
Blair, NE, US, 68008

Steve Odell notified us that Donald George’s obit is in the World Herald. He worked
Donald W. George
George, Donald W.

Donald W. George, 66 of Glenwood, passed away November 27, 2016 in Omaha, NE. Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Mineola Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 with a prayer service at 6:00 p.m., at the Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood.
Memorials: Directed to the family
Donald Wayne George, one of three children of Leonard Paul and Kathryn D. (Cooper) George, was born on March 28, 1950 in Omaha, Nebraska along with his twin brother Robert. Don graduated from the Omaha Technical High school in 1969. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and served for two years as a fireman while stationed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Following his honorable discharge, Don worked as a production specialist for Western Electric for 32 years. He then worked for 8 years at the Oriental Trading Company until his retirement.
Don and Joyce Elaine Hansen were united in marriage on June 28, 1975 at St. John Lutheran Church in Mineola, Iowa.
Don enjoyed gardening and traveling to Arkansas to visit relatives. He was a huge Star Trek fan and also enjoyed watching the Twilight Zone.
Don passed away on November 27, 2016 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Omaha at the age of 66 years, 7 months, and 29 days. He was preceded in death by his parents; in-laws; niece Susan Rodgers; and great niece Victoria Hughes.
Don is survived by his wife of 41 years, Joyce George of Glenwood, IA; twin brother Bob George; and sister Frances Hughes, both of Omaha; his aunt, Ruth Cooper, of Everton, AR; one nephew Keith; four nieces, Terri, Sherri, Jennifer, and Heather; several great nephews and nieces; cousins and extended relatives; and many friends.

Gene Bielenberg notified us of the passing of Cid’s wife Dee. Dee retired from the Works on 9/21/2001
Deloise A. “Dee” Stinson
Stinson, Deloise A. “Dee”

Stinson, Deloise A. “Dee” Nov 4, 1946 – Nov 9, 2016 She was preceded in death by her father David (Beatrice) Barnes, mother Irene (George) Duncally Harris, son Lance Stinson, and sister Crystal Barnes. She leaves to cherish her memory: her husband of 52 years, UB “Cid” Stinson, daughter Kelly Coleman, granddaughter, Sierra (James) Boyd, great-grandsons, James and Jalen Boyd, brother Tony Barnes of Waterloo, IA, nephew Bishop Barnes of Waterloo, IA and niece Whitney Stinson of Atlanta, GA. Cousin companion Deborah Green of Omaha, NE. FUNERAL SERVICE 12:30pm Monday at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, 5501 N. 50th St. VISITATION 2-4pm Sunday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment at Forest Lawn. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery
7909 Mormon Bridge Rd. 402-451-1000

Darrel Sudduth notified us of the passing of Phillip E. Lawler. Darrel mentioned that he was an engineer and he retired from the Works on 9/30/1985
Phillip E. Lawler
Lawler, Phillip E.

Lawler, Phillip E. Age 93 – Nov 8, 2016 Preceded in death by twin daughters, Sally Lynn and Sandra Lee; sisters, Leatrice Whitesel and Marsha Burnap. Survived by wife Anita Jean; daughters, Patricia (Jerry) Glenn, Linda Hauschild, Libby (Douglas) Dreier, Nancy (Michael) Heald; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sister Marilyn (Ralph) Johnson; brother George (Judy) Lawler. MEMORIAL SERVICE Saturday, 2pm at Bethany Lutheran Church, 4200 N. 204th St. Memorials requested to Bethany Lutheran Church or The Salvation Army.
82nd & Harrison 402-593-6100
LaVista, NE

Vivian retired from the Works on 2/19/1984
Vivian Hoffman
Hoffman, Vivian

Vivian E. Hoffman, 87, of Valley died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at Nye Legacy Health and Rehabilitation in Fremont.
Vivian was born Jan. 20, 1929, in Merriman to Carl A. and Lula G. (Adams) Schuelke.
She lived in Merriman and moved to Fremont. She was a graduate of Fremont High School. Vivian married Dean Hoffman on April 27, 1947, in Fremont. Dean preceded her in death on June 7, 2013. She lived at rural Valley for the past 69 years. She was employed at Western Electric in Omaha until retiring in 1984.

She was a member of the First Congregational Church U.C.C. in Fremont. She enjoyed making crocheted afghans, doing holiday crafts, working crossword puzzles, reading books and liked mowing her lawn. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by sons, Dean Jr. “Buck” (and wife, Marlene) Hoffman of Valley, Lee (and wife, Connie) Hoffman of Lincoln and Keith (and wife, Barb) Hoffman of Valley; daughter, Jan (and husband, Larry) Andreasen of Fremont; sister, Darlene (and husband, Roger) Johnson of Centennial, Colo.; sister-in-law, Ann Picard of Black Hawk, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dean; three brothers; and one sister.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Chaplain James Jost will officiate. Closed casket visitation will be from 1:30-2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery in Fremont. Memorials may be directedto Project Pink’d of Omaha. Online condolences may be left at www.mosermemorialchapels.com

Del F. Hartung
Hartung, Del F.

Del F. Hartung age 84 of Fremont died peacefully Sunday October 30, 2016 at Nye Legacy Health and Rehab in Fremont.
He was born to Obert and Helen (Mahel) Hartung in Fremont on February 24, 1932. He attended school in Fremont and worked on the family farm before entering the navy on April 5, 1951. He was honorably discharged March 18, 1955. He was employed by a dry cleaners and later worked for AT&T for 32 years. He attended college night classes and was then promoted to industrial engineer, working in the wage incentive organization. Del was an avid fan of Nebraska football, a loyal supporter of Omaha’s Tangier Shrine and a member of it’s Oriental Band. He was a member of the Scottish Rite of Omaha, a member of the Fremont Masonic Lodge No. 15 A. F. & A. M. and the Fremont Shrine Club.

Del was devoted to and cared for his family. He is survived by wife of 54 years, Norma Lee (Dorfmeyer) Hartung, daughters LeAnn (Ken) Karmann of Omaha, Shara (Roger) Wagner of Fremont, Son Kent Hartung of Fremont, grandchildren Morgan Karmann, Amanda (companion Jason Smith) Hartung and Nia Karmann, great grandchildren Ariana Maddox, Chloe Maddox, and Corbin Smith, brother Paul (Pat) Hartung of Fremont, Several cousins and lots of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Obert and Helen Hartung.

The family will be at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont Thursday evening from 6 to 8 PM to visit with friends. There will be a private family service at the mortuary. Memorials suggested to Spina Bifida, or directed to the family for distribution.

Mary L. Dworak

Mary L. Dworak
Feb 25, 1962 – Oct 23, 2016
Preceded in death by parents, Kenneth and Florence Steelman; brother- Kenneth Ray Steelman. Survived by husband, Douglas; sisters, Theresa Roberts and Janice Weiner; brother, Orie Steelman; numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 1st, from 5pm to 7pm with VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm at the Bel Air Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Wednesday, November 2nd, 10am at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
12100 West Center Road
Omaha, Nebraska 68144
(402) 391-3900

Dave retired from the Works out of plant trades on 8/31/2001 from Avaya
David Lee Stastny
Stastny, David Lee

April 18, 1947 – October 22, 2016
Little Rock, Iowa
David Stastny, age 69 of Omaha, NE, died unexpectedly on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Burgess Health Center in Onawa, IA.
Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, Oct. 27th at First Presbyterian Church in Little Rock, IA with Rev. Scott Burdsall officiating.
Burial will follow at Zion Presbyterian Cemetery, rural George, IA.
Visitation will be Thursday morning from 9:30 AM until the hour of service at the church.
A memorial sevice will be held at a later date in Omaha.

In Sunday’s OWH (October 23, 2016) is an obituary for Joan H. Durbin. She retired in 1990. Gene B.
Joan Helen Durbin
Durbin, Joan Helen (Fidler)

Age 83 Joan Helen (Fidler) Durbin of Ashland, NE, passed away with her family by her side October 15, 2016 at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha. She was born April 13, 1933 to James H. and Olive R. (Van Hook) Fidler in rural South Bend, NE. She attended District #57 grade school in South Bend and graduated from Omaha Technical High School in 1948. Joan was united in marriage on January 16, 1949 to Earl M. Durbin for 60 years. Joan waitressed as a teenager and also worked at the Mead Ordnance Plant then the Russell Stover Candy Company in Lincoln prior to her 32 years of employment at Western Electric/AT&T Technology where she retired in 1990. She was also a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She is survived by her daughters, Jolynn K. Durbin (Mark Reber), Sheryle R. (Steve) Olsen; grandchildren, Kelly S. Durbin, Denise N. Durbin, Dustin J. Durbin, Cody J. Olsen; great-grandchild, Savanna Durbin; brother, Bill Fidler; sister-in-law, Emma Mae Fidler Hill and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl. M. Durbin, sons, Steven E. Durbin, Daniel L. Durbin; half-brother, Jesse Fidler; half-sister, Iva Copsey; brothers, James and Jack Fidler; sisters, Stella Haswell, Marjorie Donovan and Mary Alice Dean. GRAVESIDE SERVICE 1pm Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, NE. Memorials to the family for future designation. To leave condolences, visit www.marcysvoboda.com
104 N 15th Street,
Ashland, NE 68003 402-944-3343

Darrel Sudduth notified us of the passing of James. He was a machine operator in bldg. 50 and retired on 2/20/1996
James Chaloupka
Chaloupka, James

Chaloupka, James Age 80 Survived by wife of 61 years, Pat; sons, Michael (Cathie), Steve (Denise) and Chris (Julie) Chaloupka; daughters, Joanne (Matt) Dragon, Mary Kay Chaloupka, and Laurie (Mike) Gillespie; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends. FUNERAL MASS Monday, 11am at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. VISITATION Sunday, 4-7pm with 7pm Prayer Service at Funeral Home. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Memorials to Multiple Sclerosis or Juvenile Diabetes Association.
5108 “F” St. 402-731-1234
Omaha, NE

Kari Oehme notified us of the passing of Kazumi. Kazumi retired from the Works on 10/18/2003
Kazumi W. Russell
Russell, Kazumi W.

Russell, Kazumi W. Mar 5, 1944 – Oct 9, 2016 Preceded in death by mother, Kiyoko Watanabe. Survived by husband of 55 years, Don Russell; siblings, Mike and Judie Watanabe, Emiko and Fred Ward, Miyeko Kostszewa, Akiye and Eddie Rebarich; children, Denny Russell, Kathy and Greg Hamilton, Doug and Ann Russell; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Private gathering at a later date. In lieu of Flowers, please direct memorials to the Heart Association.

Late Notice
John Warren Peterson
Peterson, John Warren
Passed away on July 2, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at age 94 after a long illness.
A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at Messiah Lutheran Church in Ralston on Saturday October 15 at 11 am. Memorials should be sent to Messiah Lutheran Church in Ralston.

Rick Madej notified us of the passing of Doug. He was a pipefitter in 42 building.
Douglas “Doug” Carlson
Carlson, Douglas ”Doug”

Doug Carlson was born August 14, 1945 in Homer Nebraska to Erwin and Delores Carlson. He graduated from Oakland High School. On November 18th, 1972, he married his best friend and love of his life, Judy Grimm. They have two daughters and three grandchildren. Doug served his country in the Army Reserves. He was a man of deep faith and member of Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gretna. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and a loyal Chiefs and Huskers fan. Doug can be described as a family man, handy man and an all-around great guy! He was an unassuming, humble and generous man. Doug is preceded in death by his mom (Delores), dad (Erwin), sister (Carol), and two nephews. Survivors include his four sisters, wife, two children, three grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and many, many good friends. VISITATION Tuesday from 6-8 pm at Gretna Chapel; MEMORIAL SERVICE Wednesday, 11am at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 153 S. McKenna Ave Gretna, NE. Memorials to Hospice House or Resurrection Lutheran Church.
Gretna Chapel
11710 Standing Stone Dr. 402-332-0090
Gretna Chapel
Gretna, NE

Darrel Sudduth notified us of the passing of Ed. Ed retired from the Works on 4/19/1996
Edward D. Kent
Kent, Edward D.

Kent, Edward D. Jan 25, 1934 – Oct 2, 2016 Preceded in death by wife, Dolores Kent; brothers, Alvin Kent and Myron Kent. Survived by children, Christine (Rex) Lawrence, Gerald (Terri) Kent, Michael (Pamela) Kent, Kathleen (Casey) Hug; grandchildren, Michelle (Jesse) Frederick, Ryan (Kayti) Boykin, Josh Lawrence, Brandy, Aubrey and Faith Kent, Haley Tornquist, Kelsey and Easton Kent, and Taylor Hug; great-grandchildren, Wyett and Ryker Boykin. Retired from AT&T after 37 years. Member of St. Rose Catholic Church until its recent closing. Nothing he enjoyed more than spending family time and being a proud grandpa. VISITATION Wednesday, October. 5th, from 5-7pm with a wake service at 7pm at Crosby Colonial Chapel. MEMORIAL Service Thursday, October 6, at 10am at Crosby Colonial Chapel. Inurnment at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to St. Anthony Catholic Church – Steinauer, NE or St. John’s Catholic Church – Valley, NE.
Colonial Chapel 1 402-333-7200
1902 W. Center Road
Omaha, NE

Darrel Sudduth noticed us of the passing of Charles. Charles retired from the Works on 8/31/2001
Charles H. Bailey Jr.
Bailey Jr., Charles H.

Bailey, Charles H. Jr. Age 69 Yutan, NE. Chuck was married for over 20 years. Survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Mary of Ashland NE; daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Dave Dorsey of Hooper NE; and grandchildren, Lydia and Alyssa Ranard, and Fellix and Stetson Dorsey. GATHERING with the family will be Tuesday at the Yutan Veteran’s Club 12 Noon to 2pm, with Military Honors. Private Inurnment. Condolences to: http://www.reichmuthfuneralhomes.com
Yutan, NE 402-625-2222

Dan Lindblad notified us that former toolmaker Ernie Kubr was killed in tractor rollover in Filley, Nebraska (by Beatrice) on Thursday.
Ernest J. Kubr
Kubr, Ernest J.

Saturday, June 23, 1962 – Thursday, September 29, 2016
Ernest J. Kubr, 54, of rural Filley died unexpectedly as a result of a tractor accident on Thursday, September 29, 2016. He was born June 23, 1962 at rural Prague and graduated from Omaha North High School in 1980. He attended Southeast Community College in Milford and received his associate’s degree in tool and dye making. He worked for Western Electric in Omaha for 28 years and then moved to Fredonia, KS where he worked for Valent Aerostructures. He moved to Filley in May of this year. He was a baptized member of Twin Cities Baptist Church of Bellevue. He enjoyed deer hunting and photography. Survivors include one son, Ryan Kubr of Kansas City, MO; two daughters, Krystin Kubr of St. Joseph, MO and Kelsi Kubr of Lincoln; his mother, Nadine Jones of Fremont; three sisters, Louise Mills and husband Mark of St. Joseph, MO, Gloria Brohimer of Omaha and Diane Ranzau and husband Dave of Minneapolis, MN; one brother, Ray Kubr and wife Jean of Washington, DC; fiancée, Barbara Denner of Filley. He was preceded in death by his father, George Kubr; step-father, Harold Jones; one brother, George Kubr. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Twin Cities Baptist Church of Bellevue. Inurnment of the cremains will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery of Fremont at 2:00 P.M. A memorial has been established to the family’s choice. A guestbook for signatures will be available at Fox Funeral Home on Wednesday from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. A guestbook for signatures and messages of condolence is available online at www.foxfuneralhome. Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.
Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice
1116 N 19th St,
Beatrice, NE 68310

Bob “Track” Wustrack and Steve Miller notified me this afternoon of the passing of Michael Miller. Mike was toolmaker in 30 building and retired from the Omaha Works on 6/1/1998
Michael R. Miller
Miller, Michael R.

June 11, 1938 – September 27, 2016
Fort Calhoun, Nebraska | Age 78
Born: June, 11, 1938, Omaha, NE
Died: September 27, 2016, Omaha, NE
Michael worked at Western Electric, AT&T, and retired from Lucent Technologies in Omaha. He was a member of the Omaha Sports Club and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Ft. Calhoun. He is predeceased by his parents, Vince and Ruby Miller. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Darlene of Ft. Calhoun, NE, sister, Linda Decker (Bob) of Omaha, brothers, Jim of Ft. Calhoun and Dan (Melanie) of Omaha, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation and Vigil Service: 5:00-7:00 pm Friday, September 30, 2016 with Vigil Service at 7:00 pm all at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, Ft. Calhoun, NE.
Funeral Mass: 10:00 am Saturday, October 1, 2016 also at St. Johns.
Interment: Fort Calhoun Cemeterty
In Lieu of Traditional Remembrances, Memorials Suggested To: Ft. Calhoun Fire and Rescue and St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, Ft. Calhoun, NE.
Sievers-Sprick Funeral Home
Fort Calhoun, NE 68023

William retired from the Omaha Works on 5/30/1981
William M. Bilek
Bilek, William M
Bilek, William M. May 16, 1916 – Sep 25, 2016 Preceded in death by wife Theresa; parents Martin and Rose; granddaughter Tracy Bilek; sisters, Joanne Schmidt, Beatrice Traska, Lillian Chambers. Survived by son Marty (Jane) Bilek; daughters, Mary Kay (Mike) Wolf, Susan (Andrew) Katsaounis; grandchildren, Kelly Bilek, Rick (Jaycie) Bilek, Michaela Wolf, Andreas Katsaounis; great-grandsons, Will and Owen Bilek. Bill enjoyed a lifelong career as a big band musician in the Midwest. VISITATION begins Wednesday, 4pm with a Wake Service at 6:30pm at the mortuary. FUNERAL Thursday, 10:30am St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Memorials to family for the charity of their choice.
5108 “F” St. 402-731-1234
Omaha, NE

Michael L. Parizek
PARIZEK, Michael L.

Feb 6, 1947 – Sep 23, 2016
On September 23, 2016 we lost an amazing husband, father, grandpa, brother, and friend. Michael Lee Parizek was born on February 6, 1947 in Omaha to George “Stumps” and Lucille Parizek. He attended St. Bridget’s school and graduated from South High in 1965. He attended Omaha University “UNO” and graduated from BYU with a Master’s Degree in Engineering. His career began at Western Electric and he retired from Lucent in 1999. He was also a proud card-carrying member of Menard’s Contractors Club. He was a devoted member of Mary Our Queen Parish, living his faith in action and words. Throughout the years he served the parish in every way imaginable and never hesitated to step up to a challenge.

The center of Michael’s life was always his family. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Mary (Mahlberg) Parizek; their children: Brian Parizek (Lisa), Kristen Schwers (Roger) Andrew Parizek (Paula), Amy Schwartzenberger (Isaac), and Jill Chandler (Noel). He was a loving and wonderful Grandpa to: Sidney, Emma, and Lucy Parizek, Steven, Alex, and Lauren Schwers, Lily and Oscar Parizek, and Courtney Chandler. He had hoped to meet his tenth grandchild, whose arrival is expected in October. Being a loving big brother to his siblings was also important to Mike, their “Pater Familias,” a title they all took to heart: Pat Parizek, Sr. (Nora), Georgeann Parizek, RSCJ, and Joe Parizek. He was a blessing and a wonderful brother-in-law to: Jane Ortmeier (Tom), Carol Mahlberg, and Kevin Mahlberg (Brenda). He was also called Uncle Mike by numerous nieces and nephews, each of whom felt like his favorite. Michael was predeceased by his parents, “Stumps” and Lucille Parizek; his brother, Peter; and his parents-in-law, Bud and Elsie Mahlberg.

Anyone who was a friend of Mike knew they had a friend for life. The world was a better place because Mike Parizek was in it.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 27th, from 4pm to 7pm at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church, 3405 S. 118th Street, with VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm at the church. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Wednesday, September 28th at 11am at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church. Memorials are suggested to Mary Our Queen Tuition Assistance.
12100 West Center Road
Omaha, Nebraska 68114
(402) 391-3900

Ronald G. Hallett
Hallett, Ronald G.

Nov 7, 1935 – Sep 21, 2016 Age 80,
Audubon, IA.
Retired machine setter and IBEW Union Rep for Western Electric in Omaha. Survived by wife, Delores Hallett, Audubon; children, Sandy Bierbaum, Sharon (Todd) Weist, Patty (KD) Smith, Kim Hallett, Kathy (Terry) Pedrin, Troy Hallett; 7 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; sister, Joy (Jim) Smith, Griswold, IA. Family VISITATION Monday, September. 26, from 6-8pm, Kessler Funeral Home, Audubon, IA. CELEBRATION of LIFE MEMORIAL SERVICE Tuesday, September 27, 10:30am, St. Patrick’s Parish Center, Audubon, IA.
515 South Division Street
Audubon, IA (712) 563-2324

Maurice retired on 4/1/1988
Maurice B. Johnson
Johnson, Maurice B.

10/12/1925 – 9/17/2016
Preceded in Death by Wife: June Johnson Parents: Herbert & Grace Johnson Grandson: Bobb Johnson 3 Sisters & 1 Brother Survived by Children: Marcia (George, Jr.) Whitmore Mark Johnson Dave Johnson 9 Grandchildren: Todd Deloske, Jodi (Jason) Pfaff, Lisa (Tim) Bohaty Rebecca (Aaron) Moody, Stacey (Brian) Blum, Kristina Johnson (Bryan Dietze) Tyler Johnson, Tavis Johnson & Derek Johnson 8 Great Grandchildren: Trevor Bohaty, Addison Bohaty, Camden Bohaty, Charlotte Pfaff, Olivia Blum, Lucas Blum, Anastazya Dietze & Gabriella Dietze Sisters – In – Law: Ara Jane Dunlap & Charlotte Hill Brother – In – Law: Bob Temple Host of Other Relatives & Many Friends Visitation Monday(9/19/2016) 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Church Funeral Service Tuesday (9/20/2016)10:00 AM at Gretna United Methodist Church 11457 S 204th Street Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery In Lieu of Flowers Memorials to: Gretna United Methodist Church or Gretna Volunteer Fire Dept. & Rescue Squad Military Honors by American Legion & VFW of Gretna
Roeder Mortuary, Inc. – Gretna Chapel
11710 Standing Stone –
Gretna, NE – 402-332-0090

Bob was a locksmith at the Works retiring on 2/9/1989
Robert J. “Bob” Albers
ALBERS, Robert J. “Bob”

Age 89 years of Omaha
Born July 7, 1927 in Nebraska City, NE and passed on September 10, 2016 in Omaha, NE.
Bob lived in Elmwood and Nebraska City, NE when he enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was Stationed on the east coast where he served from 1945-1946. Formerly of Lincoln, NE, he was employed at Western Electric in Lincoln and Omaha, where he has lived since 1963. Bob was a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers of America from 1948-1988 when he retired with 40 years of service. He enjoyed retirement, family, friends, his hobbies and many interests.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents Lorenz & Augusta, brothers: Gerald, John, Fritz, Lorenz, Jr; Sister Bernice Stubbendick. He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years Jean; Daughter Brenda (Ronald) Aldrich; Son Daniel Albers; Grandson Justin (Nicole) Geyza; Brother Gilbert (Linda) Albers; Sisters-in-law: Mary Schmidt and Carol Monroe; Many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service: Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at 10:30am, with family receiving friends one hour prior to the service, all at Braman Mortuary (Southwest Chapel)
Interment: Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Lincoln, NE
Braman Mortuary (Southwest Chapel)
6505 S. 144 St.
Omaha, NE 68137

Robert E. Peterson
Peterson, Robert E.

Sep 16, 2016
Peterson, Robert E. Age 83 Of Omaha, NE. Survived by wife Connie; daughters and sons-in-law, Patrice and Steve Seidel of Omaha, Barb and Todd Dunker of Waterloo, NE, Peggy and John Warren of Omaha and Bobbi and Rod Hansen of Fremont; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; brother and sisters-in-law, George and Harriet Peterson of Lincoln and Colleen Peterson of Fremont. VISITATION Thursday, 6-8pm; FUNERAL Friday, 10:30am, all at the funeral home. GRAVESIDE SERVICE Friday, 1:45pm at Hillcrest Cemetery in Omaha. Memorials to the Nebraska Humane Society. Condolences to: www.reichmuthfuneralhomes.com
21901 West Maple 402-289-2222
Elkhorn, NE

Ghazi Y. “Sam” Sawaged
SAWAGED, Ghazi Y. “Sam”

Mar 27, 1935 – Sep 7, 2016
Born in El-Husn, Jordan. Survived by wife, Amal Sawaged; children: Suhair Sawaged, Tanya Tyrcha (John), Tamie Sawaged, Jacquelyn Scebold (Daniel), Heather Akers (Michael), Lisa Sawaged, and Joseph Sawaged (Maria); nine grandchildren; brother, Dr. Ghassan Sawaged; three sisters.
The family will receive friends Sunday, September 11th, from 3pm to 5pm, with VIGIL SERVICE at 5pm, all at the Bel Air Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Monday, September 12th at 10:30am at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 4810 Woolworth Ave. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Holy Cross Catholic Church.
12100 West Center Road
Omaha, Nebraska 68114
(402) 391-3900

Theron Johnson “Tuck” Bolton
Bolton, Theron Johnson “Tuck”

Bolton, Theron Johnson “Tuck” Jun 6, 1928 – Sep 6, 2016 Preceded in death by parents, Lota and Tuck Bolton; brother, Hugh Bolton; sisters, Ione Bolton, Barbara Nelson, Linda Reid. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carol Bolton; sons, Brad (Lynn) Bolton of Lake Barrington IL, Blake (Christine) Bolton of Concord CA; daughter, Barbara (Shane) Branham of Omaha; grandsons, Derek Bolton of Columbia MO, Reese Bolton of St Louis MO; granddaughters, Kaleigh Waldmann of Orlando FL, Shelby Waldmann of Elgin IL; many nieces and nephews. MEMORIAL SERVICE 11am Saturday, September 10th, Presbyterian Church of the Cross, 1517 S 114th St, Omaha. Memorials to the Alzheimer Association or Presbyterian Church of the Cross.
Arbor Cremation Society
2819 S 125th Ave, Ste 367
Omaha NE 68144 402-393-0319

Sam retired from the Works on 1/23/1987
Samuel John Caniglia
Canigilia, Samuel John

Caniglia, Samuel John Jul 4, 1928 – Sep 4, 2016 Passed away peacefully at the age of 88 surrounded by his family. A life-long resident of Omaha, Sam is survived by his wife of 65 years, Betty (Cimino) Caniglia; and by his 5 children, Steve Caniglia of Scottsdale AZ, Diane (Joe) Cortese of Des Moines IA, Mark (Pam) Caniglia of Omaha, Ron (Bonnie) Caniglia of Scottsdale AZ, and Rodney Caniglia of Naperville, IL. He was a loving grandfather to 12 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. A FUNERAL MASS will be held on Friday, September 9, at 2pm at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church, 3405 S. 118th St. in Omaha. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family.

Gary retired from the Works on 1/13/1996
Gary E.Reimers

9/18/1936 – 9/1/2016
Of Burleson, TX, formerly of Omaha
Gary was a Industrial Engineer with Western Electric/AT&T for 37 years. He was a longtime member of the Shriners and Millard Lions Club. Gary was a past president of the Lions Club and was awarded the Prestigious Melvin Jones Fellow Award. He was a tireless volunteer in the Millard Community, serving in many areas which included Fire & Rescue, Airport Authority and many more.
Gary was… 4 time letter winner at the University of Nebraska in both Basketball and Baseball. He was inducted into the University of Nebraska Basketball Hall of Fame in 1996.
Survived by wife Virginia
Children: Shari (Craig) Johnson, Mark (Patti) Reimers, Shelli Garrett, Shala (Mark) Johnson, Greg (Tracye) Malek, Michaela Kiechler
Sister Sally Nolting
Grandchildren: J.D., Curtis, Tomy, Randie, Katie, Jack, Graysen
Great Grandson Aaron
Many other relatives & friends
Celebration of Gary’s Life: Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at 2:30pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (13271 Millard Ave.)
Visitation: Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 from 5-7:00pm at Braman Mortuary (Southwest Chapel)
Interment: Voss Mohr Cemetery
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Multiple myeloma cancer research, Athletic Fund at University of NE or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Braman Mortuary – (Southwest Chapel)
6505 S. 144 St.
Omaha, NE 68137

Ed Stacey is today’s World-Herald obituaries. He was an engineer at Western Electric/ATT. Ed retired from the Works on 12/30/1989
Edward E. Stacey
Stacey, Edward E. Jan 17,

1935 – Aug 14, 2016 Age 81.
Preceded in death by parents John and Rose Stacey. Survived by wife of 63 years, Kathy; children, Karen Stacey MD (Robert Michelic), Cheryl Stacey, Edward Stacey, Jr. (Debbie), Diane Andress (Matt), and Richard Stacey DDS (Lesha); grandchildren, Scott (Chrissy), Ryan (Tracy), Chris (Abby), Lauren (Jarred), Michael (Cass), Brian (Vanessa), Rebecca, Austin, Courtney and Frank IV. step-grandson, Alex (Meghan); great-grandchildren, Hailey, Joseph, Chloe, John, Charlotte, Olivia, Emmaline, Nori and Ophelia; brother John Stacey, Sr. (Priscilla). Vigil Service Wednesday, August 17 at 7 pm at Bellevue Memorial Chapel with VISITATION from 5-7pm. MEMORIAL SERVICE 10:30am Thursday, August 18 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Bellevue. Memorials to be directed by family.
2202 Hancock St,
Bellevue 402-291-5000

Elmer retired from the Works on 2/14/2000
Elmer W. J. Peterson
Peterson, Elmer W. J.

Nov 20, 1936 – Aug 10, 2016
Preceded in death by parents, sisters, Lucille Streck, LaVern Klaus, Delores Thompson. Survived by daughters, Stacy and Jerry Tiedeman, Plano, TX, Marcy and John Porter, Kansas City, MO, Lindy Petersen, Omaha; sister, Velma Quandt, Council Bluffs; grandchildren, Wesley Porter and London Porter; many nieces, and nephews.
MEMORIAL SERVICE 11am Saturday, August 20th at St Paul Lutheran Church, Millard. VISITATION Saturday, August 20th, 10am until service time. Interment Morgan Township Cemetery, Schleswig, IA. In lieu of flowers memorials to St Paul Lutheran Church or favorite charity.
Arrangements under the direction of Kahler Dolce Mortuary, Papillion, NE.

John Warren Peterson
Peterson, John Warren

Peterson, John Warren John passed away on July 2, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at age 94 after a long illness. John (“Pete” to his friends) was born on March 23, 1922 to John Richard and Ellen Ingaborg Peterson in Omaha, Nebraska. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Irene Vickers (Betty), son Richard (Ann), daughter Barbara (Dale), and grandchildren John Pearce (Sarah), Adam Peterson, and Kathryn Peterson Rivera (Steve). John attended Beals Elementary School and Central High School in Omaha, graduating in 1940. He briefly attended The University of Omaha and The University of Nebraska before going to Midshipman school in New York City culminating in his commissioning as an Ensign in the US Navy. John served in the Navy from 1943-1946 and was honorably discharged as Lieutenant (jg). He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University in 1947. He married Elizabeth Irene Vickers in 1946 and spent most of his life in Ralston, Nebraska. John and Elizabeth moved to Portland, Oregon in 2013 to be nearer to Barbara. His work experience in Omaha included employment with The Omaha Public Power District, Nance Rossie Consulting Engineers, and Western Electric. He retired from professional life in 1986. Devoted son, faithful husband, beloved father and grandfather, and gifted woodworker; John enjoyed golf, bridge, traveling, and time with family. He was active in community activities in Ralston contributing regularly on behalf of the School Board, Lions Club, Boy Scouts, and Messiah Lutheran Church. He was blessed with a fine reputation, a patient constitution, and countless friends. A CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE will be held at Messiah Lutheran Church in Ralston, Nebraska. Date to be determined.

Thomas E. Bowman
Bowman, Thomas E.

Thomas E. Bowman, born in Salina, Kansas on June 10th, 1934, passed away peacefully, at his home in Tucson, Arizona, surrounded by his wife of many years and close friends.
Tom is survived by Una N. Bowman, his loving wife of 61 years, brother-in-law Gerald Talberg, sister-in-law Jeanne Bowman, and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Leon Lewis and
Lenna Elizabeth Bowman, sisters; Betty Bowman, Barbara Blair, Phyllis Talberg and brother, Bill
The real story … it is hard to find a picture of just Tom. His file of pictures over a lifetime, usually included the love of his life, Una! Of course, pets of several varieties were included. A man of pure Gold, with many passions … playing music on his harmonica, singing with the accompaniment of his Ukulele.
His early years were much like that of a farm boy, and being a little rascal upon occasion. Even though his Father hated cats, Tom always managed to have one following him around and sneaking him in the house during the winter months. Blessed with a great sense of humor and desire for success, he survived those early years.
After high school, he attended Kansas State University, graduating in 1957, and married his sweetheart on June 5th, 1955. Tom started an illustrious career with Western Electric, finally retiring from AT&T in February of 1987. Somewhere along the line, he had enough time to join the U.S. Army and Reserves, with an Honorable Discharge in January of 1966.
He went on to build homes as the founder and President of Good Life Homes, Inc., a Nebraska homebuilding corporation and developed an 81 acre recreational subdivision on the Missouri River. He enjoyed many days in the family boat, exploring the Missouri. His contributions were recognized by the Governor of Nebraska who appointed Tom as Admiral in the Great Navy of the State of Nebraska.
Tom was a supporter and volunteer for many good causes, evidenced by his lengthy list of accomplishments.
It then became of he and Una to travel the United States by a motor home. Several years on the road, and a Prevost which he loved, brought them to Pacific Shores RV Resort. Tom, a staunch supporter of Pacific Shores Motor Coach Resort were long time owners of Lot 14, where many were welcome to come and sit a spell. Tom and Una were instrumental in welcoming new owners and sharing how the park worked. He always offered a pleasant salutation when owners or renters walked past Lot 14. He was an exemplary citizen and representative of the Pacific Shores community.
Tom was instrumental in the making sure the Outdoor Resorts of Oregon bankruptcy filings were all
correct. His efforts discovered several assets, including Tract G, the golf course (Tract D), The
Stratford/Beach Front Property, and the Welcome Center (Tract C) had not been deeded to the HOA.
His tenacious efforts resulted in the final transference of those properties to Pacific Shores RV Resort.
Yes, he was a fighter … but with class. He had health issues a couple years ago, and fought through a
lengthy hospitalization and rehabilitation. Family and friends supported his recuperative efforts.
Some of the effects of that battle carried forward into his last battle with age related health issues.
At Pacific Shores RV Resort things didn’t change much … Tom discovered a stray cat, named him Rusty
because of his color. Rusty will miss Tom for sure, even though others take care of Rusty, there just isn’t
anyone quite like Tom. Tom Bowman is a part of our history and will be sorely missed.
Donations sent in memory of Tom may be sent to The Humane Society of the United States. The link for
on-line donations is
https://secure.humanesociety.org/site/Donation2 ?df_id=1505&1505.donation=form1&s_src=gatewayr
edirect_web_dnowg_2320 .
In Memory of Thomas E. Bowman, 4981 W. Placita del Quetzal, Tucson, AZ 85745.
His remains will be cremated and held by his wife. Services will be planned at a later date.

Norman Guy Grant, Jr.,
Grant, Jr., Norman Guy

Grant, Jr., Norman Guy Age 86 Bellevue, NE. Passed away June 25, 2016 after battling dementia. Preceded in death by parents Bessie and Norman Grant, Sr. and Stella and Dean Tobler. Survived by wife, Pat Grant; brother, Joseph Grant (Charlotte); sisters, Goldie Piercy and Betty Ann Crawford (Larry); daughters, Sandee McDowell (Jim), Sherry Packett, Patty Rhode (Len), Julie Petr (John), 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren who were the source of many smiles and the Sullivan, Smolczyk and Francois families. No Visitation. CELEBRATION OF LIFE 10:30am Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Bellevue. Inurnment: Bellevue Cemetery. Military Honors by Benson VFW #2503. Memorials to St. Mary School Endowment, Columban Fathers.
2202 Hancock St, Bellevue 402-291-5000 www.bellevuefuneralchapel.com
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:00 am. Updated: 9:59

Richard E. Petty
Petty, Richard E.

Age 91
Born October 20, 1924 in Broken Bow, NE. He passed peacefully on May 30, 2016 in Mesa, AZ. He lived in Overton, NE until attending the University of Nebraska where he was a member of Theta XI fraternity. He worked at Western Electric in Lincoln and Omaha for 36 years and was a lifetime member of the Pioneers. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by all. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Barbara after 63 years of marriage. Surviving are his daughter, Susan P. Long (Stephen) in Fountain Hills, AZ, his son Thomas. L. Petty (Lynn) in New Zealand. 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
A small Private Service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Methodist Hospital Foundation, 8401 West Dodge Road, Suite 225, Omaha, NE. 68114.

Gene Bielenberg noticed Dennis’s obituary and forwarded it to Gordy & me. Dennis retired in January, 1996.
George this was sent by Gene Bielenberg.
Dennis D. Behrens
Behrens, Dennis D.

Behrens, Dennis D. Age 76 Yutan, NE. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Virginia; sons and daughter-in-law, Scott and Bobbette of Council Bluffs IA, and Craig and Bradley, both of Wahoo NE; 2 grandchildren, Alison (Eric) Johnson, and Ryan Behrens; 2 great grandchildren, Reid and August Johnson, all of Council Bluffs; and sisters, Sharon Piper of Papillion NE, and Denise (Allen) Rowell of Yutan NE. VISITATION on Wednesday 2-8pm, with family Receiving friends 6-8pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Yutan. FUNERAL on Thursday at 10:30am also at the Church. Private Inurnment. Memorials to the Church; Nebraska Humane Society; or Region V. Condolences to: www.reichmuthfuneralhomes.com
Yutan, NE 402-625-2222
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald, Genealogy, Christianity on Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Ernie Wesolowski notified us of the passing of Bill Lockhart this afternoon. Bill retired from the Works on 11/17/1989
William L. “Bill” Lockhart
Lockhart, William L. “Bill”

Lockhart, William L. “Bill” Jan 13, 1928 – May 5, 2016 Age 88 of Omaha, formerly of Plattsmouth, NE. Bill was preceded in death by his wife Jean. He is survived by his daughter, Karen Lockhart-Jordan, and son, Roger Lockhart both of Omaha; 3 grandchildren, Nick Vodicka, Amy (Corey) Copple, Travis (Shari) Lockhart; 5 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and friends. GRAVESIDE MEMORIAL SERVICE 10am, Wednesday, May 11 at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Plattsmouth. Memorials to donor’s favorite charity.
Plattsmouth, NE www.robyfuneralhome.com
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald on Sunday, May 8, 2016

Dick Scott notified us this morning of the passing of Ted White. Ted retire from the Works on 4/28/1989
Ted Lee White
White, Ted Lee

White, Ted Lee Passed away May 4th, 2016 at Bergan Mercy hospital. Ted was born on February 19, 1933 in Omaha, NE. He is survived by his beloved and so dear wife Myra; son Tom of Bennington; and three stepchildren, Steve (Gayle) McAllister of Blair, Dianne (Ken) Christiansen of Sun City, AZ and Lori (John) Pieper of Papillion; six step grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother Bill (Janice) Stambaugh of Ralston; sister Mary Goodwin of Omaha; several nieces and nephews. Ted retired from Lucent Technologies. He also had C&T sprinkler service in Millard. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #374 and VFW Post #8334 of Millard. He loved his Post. Ted served his country very well. He graduated from Millard High School. He will be greatly missed by everyone. His body was donated to Creighton Medical School. Memorial Services at a later date.
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald, Work, Genealogy on Sunday, May 8, 2016

Edie notified George late this afternoon of her passing
Sandy (Hrabik) Ryder
Ryder, Sandy (Hrabik)

Nov 8, 1939 – Apr 21, 2016
Survived by daughters, Nikki (Jeff) Coash and Kim (the late, Ray) Canterbury; grandchildren, Amy (Jeremy Rodriguez) Canterbury, Justin (Jessica) Coash, Kelli (JC) Olvera, and Kylee Canterbury; and great grandchildren, Ryder Ahlman, Serenty Coash, Mya Canterbury, and Alex Coash.
Her body was Donated to Science. In lieu of flowers, any memorials can be sent to the Nebraska Humane Society.
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald on Monday, April 25, 2016 12:00 am.

Donald Robert Bryant
Bryant, Donald Robert

Bryant, Donald Robert Dec 25, 1934 – Apr 23, 2016 Survived by daughters, Tammy A. Jones, Debbie L. Windsor, and Donna L. Wiekel and partner Sydney G. Adams. Donald worked for AT&T as a pipefitter for 37 years. Private burial.
Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home
5701 Center Street 402-556-2500 www.westlawnhillcrest.com
Omaha, NE
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:00 am

Tillman L. Whitt
Whitt, Tillman L.

Whitt, Tillman L. Age 74 Of Council Bluffs passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at his residence. He was born on December 10, 1941 in Cowpens, South Carolina to the late Tillman and Carrie (Pasco) Whitt. He started school at the Nebraska School for the Deaf and graduated from the Iowa School for the Deaf in 1961. He worked as a Production line worker for Connectivity Solutions retiring in 2006. He married Susan Schultz on September 23, 1978. He was a member of First Assembly of God; Deaf Senior Citizen Centers in Omaha and Council Bluffs. He is survived by his wife, Susan Whitt of Council Bluffs; 3 sons, Roland Whitt; Byron and Mary Whitt all of Kansas City, KS; Ron and Martha Christian of Maryville, MO; daughter, Cindy and Larry Huskey of Pattonsburg, MO; 10 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. VISITATION with family on Thursday from 6-8pm at Cutler-O’Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home. FUNERAL SERVICE on Friday at 10am at the First Assembly of God Church, 3320 Harry Langdon Blvd. in Council Bluffs. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials to the American Heart Association, American Lung Association or Southwest Iowa Hospice.
Bayliss Park Chapel
545 Willow Ave.,
Council Bluffs, IA 712-322-7779
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:00 am.

Mary retired from the Works on 9/22/2000
Mary A. Welch
Welch, Mary A.

Welch, Mary A. Age 70 – Apr 17, 2016 Survived by husband, Lavern Welch, Omaha; son, Cedric (Tiffany) Welch; 2 grandchildren, Bryce and Brooke Welch, Naperville, IL. VIEWING 8am Saturday with FUNERAL SERVICE at 9am Saturday all at Morning Star Baptist Church, 2109 Burdette St. Interment: Mt Hope Cemetery.
3920 N. 24th St. 402-453-7111
Omaha, NE
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald on Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:00 am.

Irene Leona Jardee
Jardee, Irene Leona

Jardee, Irene Leona Sep 12, 1926 – Apr 13, 2016 Preceded in death by husband, James V. Jardee; grandson, Scott M. Jardee; sisters and brothers. Survived by children, Linda (Derrald) Waffle, Dennis Jardee, Greg Jardee, Karen Jardee, Mike (Jan) Jardee; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers; 3 sisters; numerous nieces and nephews. SERVICES Wednesday, 10am at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church. Interment Wednesday, 12:15pm at St. Francis Cemetery, Wahoo, NE. VISITATION Tuesday, 4:30-6:30pm with a Wake Service at 6:30pm at the John A. Gentleman Pacific St. Chapel. Memorials to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
14151 Pacific St. 402-391-1664 www.johnagentleman.com
Omaha, NE
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald, Worship, Christianity on Sunday, April 17, 2016

Robert Byron Morey
Morey, Robert Byron

Morey, Robert Byron Age 95 Of Lincoln, NE. Passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on April 12, 2016. Born February 15, 1921 in Lincoln, NE to Claris B. and May (Morris) Morey. WWII U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran. Retired in 1983 after 37 years as Dept. Manager for Western Electric Co. Member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, American Legion Post #3 and Moose Lodge. Bob enjoyed reading, keeping up on current events, Prairie Life Fitness, and going to plays and movies. He was a supporter of local live music and Nebraska football. He also loved spending time with his family, friends and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family members include his daughter, Constance (Robert) Smith, Columbus, MT; son, Gary B. (Kit) Morey, Annapolis, MD; grandchildren, Jonathan Morey, San Francisco, CA and Joanna Morey (Gregg Austin) and their children, Philippa and Eleanor Austin, all of Neenah, WI; stepdaughter, Barb Biffle (Don Bennett), Lincoln; daughter-in-law, Karen Morey, Minneapolis, MN; special companion, Marge Axthelm, Missoula, MT. Preceded in death by parents, wife Betty Belle and sister, Barbara Boyer. MEMORIAL SERVICE 2:30pm Saturday, April 16, 2016, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd. with Rev. Dr. Andrew McDonald officiating. Memorials to the church or donor’s choice. Prior private family interment. No Visitation/Cremation. Condolences online at www.Roperandsons.com
4300 O St., (402) 476-1225
Lincoln, NE

Melvin R.Hewett
Hewett, Melvin R.

Hewett, Melvin R. Age 93 – Apr 10, 2016 Preceded in death by wife Iris. Survived by children, Paula (Dave) Wilson, Tom (Marcia) Hewett, Tim (Kim) Hewett, Don (Nancy) Hewett; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. VISITATION 6-8pm Tuesday at the funeral home. FUNERAL SERVICE 10am Wednesday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 324 S. Jackson, Papillion. Interment, 2pm Blair Cemetery, Blair, NE. Memorials will be directed by the family.
82nd & Harrison 402-593-6100
Omaha, NE

Charlotte F. Winston
Winston, Charlotte F.

30 Nov 1931 – 27 Mar 2016
Charlotte Fay Winston, age 84, the daughter of Charles Jones, Sr. and Lillie D. (Simmons) Jones, was born November 30, 1931 in Omaha, Nebraska. She went to be with the Lord on March 27, 2016 with her loving daughter by her side.
Charlotte is survived by her daughter, Valerie Eure; granddaughter, Kay Smith; grandsons, Kahlil Eure and Steven Eure; great-grandsons, Chance Smith, Malik Hearn and James Eure; sister, Mary Lemon; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Visitation: Friday, April 1, 2016 with the family will be from 9 A.M. to service time at 10 A.M.
Services: Friday, April 1, 2016, 10 A.M., at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.
Interment: Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home
7909 Mormon Bridge Rd
Omaha, NE 68152

Steve M. Reandeau
Reandeau, Steve M.

U.S. Veteran
(June 22, 1955 – March 26, 2016)
Stephen “Steve” Michael Reandeau, 60 years, of Fremont, NE, died Saturday, March 26, 2016, at University of Nebraska Medical Center, after a courageous battle with cancer following his bone marrow transplant in December. Steve was born June 22, 1955, in West Point, NE to Dale and Betty Reandeau.

He lived in Hooper, Nebraska until 1960, and then moved to Fremont where he graduated from Fremont High School in 1973. Steve married Sherry Cappen on October 16, 1982, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont. In 2010 he retired from Connectivity Solutions in Omaha, NE.

Steve was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont, active in the Boy Scouts of America, American Radio Relay League, IBEW #1974, Civil Air Patrol, and a past member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #200 in Fremont. Steve was a super fan of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Chicago Cubs, Green Bay Packers and he loved spending time with his family and fur babies.

Steve is survived by his loving wife, Sherry Reandeau of Fremont; daughters, Mandie (Chris) Rich of Fremont, and Lindsey Reandeau of Omaha, NE; mother, Betty Reandeau of Fremont; brother, Michael “Mike” (Linda) Reandeau of Marietta, Georgia; sister, Deb (Joe) Gasper of Fremont.; 4 grandchildren, Harley Boutard and Brodie, Haley, and Hunter Rich.

Steve was preceded in death by father, Dale; father-in-law, Marvin Cappen; grandparents, Simon and Evelyn Reandeau and George and Marie Van Mark.

Funeral service 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont. The Rev. David Coe will officiate. Visitation 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Tuesday, at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont and continue one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Burial at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.
Memorials designated to Missouri Valley Cancer Consortium in Omaha 6818 Grover St Executive Plaza, Suite 301 Omaha, NE 68106
Moser Memorial Chapel
2170 N Somers Ave
Fremont, NE 68025

Former President of Local 1974 and Retired International Representative
Frank R. Vondra
Vondra, Frank R.

Vondra, Frank R. Age 92 Born Bruno, NE; raised Bee, NE. Graduated Seward Public Schools. Veteran and Shriner. Preceded in death by parents Frank and Rose Vondra, sister Anne and daughter Betty Jones of Omaha. Survived by wife of 70 years Lucille Vondra, sons, Calvin Vondra and wife Linda of New Jersey, Frank R. Vondra Jr and wife Kristin of Omaha, and son Jim Jones Omaha; brother Carl Vondra and his wife Georgia of Ames, IA; grandchildren, Diana Carrig and husband Rich, Mike Vondra and wife Tammy, James Jones and wife Jill, and Joann Morfeld and husband Mike. Frank has 10 great-grandchildren. Frank enlisted just out of high school in the Nebraska National Guard in 1941. He served in combat during World War II in North Africa, Italy, Germany and France. Frank was wounded 3 times during combat and was awarded 3 Purple Hearts, and a Bronze Star for his service with Company B 143rd Regiment 36th Infantry Division. Frank worked at Western Electric in Omaha and he served 3 terms as President of the IBEW LU 1974. His belief was that the management should share their profit with the workers that produced the profits. Frank was then the International Representative for the IBEW out of Washington D.C. for 18 years and represented over 30,000 workers. Frank was a Master Mason with the Beehive Lodge 184 for 56 years, member York Rite Bodies of Omaha and a Shriner for 27 years with the Tangier Shrine in Omaha. Frank served as a Flag Bearer for the Legion of Honor Color Guard. He was a proud member of the Road Runners Club within the Shrine transporting children and their families to and from Shriner’s Hospitals completing over 150,000 miles of transportation. Frank was an avid Husker fan attending Husker games with season tickets for 46 years. Frank will be cremated, a CELEBRATION OF LIFE with a Masonic Service will be held at the Tangier Shrine Center, 2823 S. 84th St., Omaha on Saturday, March 26th, 2016 from 4pm to 7pm. Memorials to go to Tangier Shrine Road Runners Transportation Fund because Frank loved helping children.
Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home
5701 Center St. 402-556-2500 www.westlawnhillcrest.com
Omaha, NE
Posted in Obituaries – Omaha World-Herald on Sunday, March 20, 2016 12:00 am.

Ted retired from the Works on JUL 1999
Ted Hummel
Hummel, Ted

TED HUMMEL, age 78 of Sidney, IA died Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Ambassador in Sidney following a brief illness. Ted was born September 20, 1937 in Sidney, IA to Samuel Foy Hummel and Daisy Bernice (Lewis) Hummel. On December 19, 1987, he was married to Jo Ann Hall MacDonald in Sidney, IA. Ted was a supervisor for Lucent Technologies for many years and a member of the Sidney Victory Life Church and the American Legion.

Ted was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Thomas and Phillip Hummel. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Hummel of Sidney, IA; 5 daughters, Kimberly Murray and husband Bill of Groveport, OH, Brenda Benedict and husband Don of Sidney, Katrina Gude and husband Mark of Hamburg, IA, Theresa Bryant and husband Kenny, and Lisa Countryman and husband Dan all of Sidney; son, Mike MacDonald and wife Anna of Farragut, IA: 18 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; sister, Susan Hummel Ross of Omaha, NE; numerous nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.

Ted graduated from Sidney High School in 1955. Upon graduation he joined the Air Force where he served until 1959. Ted retired from Lucent Technologies in 1999 after 37 years of service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the Sidney Victory Life Church with Pastor Craig Eberly officiating. Visitation will be open after 5:00 PM Wednesday and the family will greet friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday at the Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel in Sidney, IA. Memorials will go to the Sidney Victory Life Church or the Shepherd’s Frock in Sidney. Interment will be in the Sidney, IA Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites by the Williams-Jobe-Gibson American Legion Post #128 of Sidney. The Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel in Sidney, IA is in charge of arrangements.
Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel Sidney
500 South Main Street
PO Box 128
Sidney, IA 51652

Dick was an Operating Supervisor at the former Omaha Works. He retired in SEP 1999.
Richard T. “Dick” Serp
Serp, Richard T. “Dick

Serp, Richard T. “Dick” Apr 7, 1942 – Mar 6, 2016 Preceded in death by parents, Edward, Jr. and Rhoda Serp. Survived by wife, Sally M. Serp; children: Richard T. Serp, Jr., Patti Schnieder (Kent), and Robert “Rob” Serp (Lynn); seven grandchildren: Milo and Pascale Serp, Brady and Kelbie Schnieder, Chloe, Sydney, and Adler Serp; brother, Edward Serp (Margaret); stepsister, Barbara Wichart (Bob). The family will receive friends Friday, March 11th, from 5pm to 7pm at Rockbrook United Methodist Church, 9855 W. Center Rd. SERVICES Saturday, March 12th at 10:30am, Rockbrook United Methodist Church. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials will be directed by the family.
5108 “F” St. 402-391-3900 www.heafeyheafey.com
Omaha, NE
Posted in Obituaries on Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:00 am.

Howard A. Hollingsworth retired from the Works on 6/28/1979.
Howard A. Hollingsworth
Hollingsworth, Howard A.

Hollingsworth, Howard A. Jun 11, 1953 – Feb 28, 2016 Age 62 of Omaha. Survived by parents, Leo and Esther Hollingsworth; wife, Cathy Hollingsworth (40 years); sons, Kevin (Deree) Kobets and Antone Hollingsworth; daughter, Renee Hollingsworth (Jeffrey Tyler); brothers, Lawrence and Michael Hollingsworth; sister, Deborah Hollingsworth; grandchildren, Mayle and Skye Kobets and many loving family and friends. VISITATION 4-7pm on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Braman Mortuary 72nd Street Chapel.
72nd St. Chapel
1702 N. 72nd St. 402-391-2171
Omaha, NE

Virginia A. (DeMarco) Hyslop
Hyslop, Virginia A. (DeMarco)

Hyslop, Virginia A. (DeMarco) Oct 13, 1939 – Feb 21, 2016 Omaha. Preceded in death by husband Danny; great-grandson Tylin. Survived by daughters, Lorie Harms, Brenda Ostransky (Richard); grandchildren, Melissa Harms, Nicholas Harms, Danny Ostransky (Becky), Asunda Marple (Josh), Ginny Ostransky; great-grandchildren, Nikoal, Gianna, Sienna, Beau; stepchildren, Dawn Peralez, Doug Hyslop, Doreen Carper, Dennis Hyslop; brother Ernie DeMarco (Dianne); sister-in-law Sue DeMarco; many nieces, nephews and family and friends. VISITATION 5-7pm Thursday with 7pm Rosary at Roeder Mortuary. FUNERAL MASS 10:30am Friday at St. Stephen The Martyr Catholic Church, 16701 “S” St. Interment Calvary Cemetery.
11710 Standing Stone Dr.
402-332-0090 www.RoederMortuary.com
Gretna, NE
Posted in Obituaries on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 12:00 am. Updated: 12:03 pm.

Harley Newma

Newman, Harley May 17, 1938 – Feb 22, 2016 Omaha. Survived by loving wife of 48 years, Maryann; children, Linda (Ray) Martens, Stewart Newman, Jane (Kevin) Westring; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother; 5 sisters; nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. Preceded in death by one sister. VISITATION 5-7pm Thursday at the 108th Chapel. SERVICE 11am Friday, February 26, 2016 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 5410 Corby St., Omaha. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery, Omaha.
108th St. Chapel
2727 North 108th St.
402-496-9000 www.RoederMortuary.com
Omaha, NE
Posted in Obituaries on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 12:00 am. Updated: 12:03 pm.

Stephen T. Zerbs
Zerbs, Stephen T.

Zerbs, Stephen T. May 5, 1946 – Feb 21, 2016 Gretna. Survived by wife Pat; sons, Rick (Dawn), Steve (Jody); grandchildren, J.T., Brooke; step grandson Sam; 1 sister, many family and friends. MEMORIAL SERVICE Only, 11am Thursday at Roeder Mortuary.
11710 Standing Stone Dr.
402-332-0090 www.RoederMortuary.com
Gretna, NE
Posted in Obituaries on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 12:00 am.

Vicki retired from the Works on 12-18-2002
Victoria Elizabeth “Vicki”Eads
Eads, Victoria Elizabeth “Vicki”

Eads, Victoria Elizabeth “Vicki” Feb 13, 1947 – Feb 14, 2016 Preceded in death by her parents, Dallas and Hilma Hall; grandchildren, Hayden, Holly and Rebecca Walgrave. Survived by her husband, Larry Eads; children, Amy (George) Rapp of Columbus, OH, Kerry (Jon) Tuttle of Omaha, Torey (June) Eads of Omaha; grandchildren, Kathleen, Linus and Ian Rapp, Kayla, Kamryn and Jake Tuttle, Kylie, Jesse and Cole Eads; siblings, Judy (Ed) Olsen of Tekamah, NE, Sherman (Sharon) Hall of Rockford, IL; nephew Cody Olsen; niece, Carrie Olsen both of Blair, NE; beloved Yorkie, Gabby Faye. SERVICES Thursday, 1pm at the Pacific Street Chapel. Interment, Blair Cemetery, Blair NE. VISITATION begins Wednesday, 5-7pm at the Pacific Street Chapel. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.
14151 Pacific St.
402-391-1664 www.johnagentleman.com
Omaha, NE

Richard retired from the Works on 3/31/1997. He was a tool and die maker.
Richard L. Lloyd
Lloyd, Richard L.

Richard L. Lloyd, 84, of Lincoln, formerly of Greenwood, died Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at his home in Lincoln. Richard was born September 18, 1931, in Concordia, Kan., to Clifford Henry and Lillie May (Spicer) Lloyd. He graduated from Concordia High School in 1950. On July 18, 1954, he was married to Ilene Dochow in Concordia, Kan. Richard served his country in the U.S. Air Force in Korea during the Korean War. He worked many years for Western Electric/AT&T/Lucent as a tool and die maker.

He is survived by wife of 61 years Ilene Lloyd; children, Gregg (Kathryn) Lloyd of Greenwood and Sheri (Allan) Salber of Warrington, Ore.; grandchildren, Carrie (Jeff) Salber-Doner, Kevin Lloyd, Joshua Salber, and Ellen Lloyd; great-grandchildren, Trevor Doner and Sarah Doner; sisters, Sharon Riggs of Lincoln and Linda (Bob) Harness of El Lago, Texas. He was preceded in death by parents Clifford and Lillie Lloyd; brothers John and Jerry Lloyd; sister Lorraine Stratton.
Memorial service with military honors, 2:30 p.m. Monday, February 15, at Greenwood United Methodist Church. Private Interment at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery. Memorials in care of the family for future designation. Visit www.marcysvoboda.com to leave condolences.
Marcy Mortuary
104 N 15th Street
Ashland, NE

Barbara Rimington
Rimington, Barbara

July 4, 1936 – February 9, 2016
Preceded in death by husband, Emile J. Rimington; son-in-law, Steve R. Hempel; grandson, Kyler Berkland. Survived by children, Dennis J. (Darcy K.) Rimington, Diane Hempel, David B. (Lisa) Rimington and Douglas S. (Robyn L.) Rimington; special friend, Richard Badders; sister, Evelyn (Ken) Johnson; brother, Albert (Vera) Ramsbottom; 15 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; many relatives and friends. In Lieu of flowers memorials suggested to the family. VISITATION Wednesday, February 24, 5-8pm at Westlawn Hillcrest. FUNERAL SERVICE Thursday, February 25, 10am at Westlawn.
Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home
OMAHA, NE 68106

Susan N. Tucker
Tucker, Susan N.

Tucker, Susan N. May 19, 1923 – Feb 4, 2016 Preceded in death by husband, Robert Tucker; parents, Sam and Mary Naple; sisters, Louise Merett, Nicky Naple, Mary Penner, Emily Naple; brothers, Philip and Frank Naple. Survived by Robert (Mark) Van Kekerix, William (Ellen) Tucker; grandchildren, Nina, Aidan and Giada Tucker; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends. MEMORIAL VISITATION with the family Sunday, 2-4pm at the 72nd St. Chapel. JOHN A. GENTLEMAN MORTUARIES AND CREMATORY
1010 North 72nd St. 402-391-1664
Omaha, NE

Harlan “Whitey” H. Clark
Clark, Harlan “Whitey” H.

1934-2016 Age 78
Whitey Clark passed away on January 29, 2016 in Oklahoma City, OK per a post on the Facebook (AT&T Omaha Works) Page. We were told that Whitey did NOT want a funeral or any other service and NO obituary. If you are a member of the AT&T Omaha Works Facebook group you can leave a condolence for the family there.

Mary J. Raff
Raff, Mary J.

Raff, Mary J. Age 77 Omaha, NE, formerly of Creighton, NE. Mary died Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Omaha. Mary Jo (Steen) Raff was born May 3, 1938, at Omaha. She retired from Western Electric in Omaha. Mary is survived by her daughter, Margaret (Ken) Tylski; grandson, Allen (Abbey) Tylski; granddaughter, Traci Tylski; great-grandsons, Wyatt and Cole Tylski; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband, Karl Raff; her parents; and her grandson, Karl Tylski. MEMORIAL SERVICES will be 11am Saturday, January 23, 2016, at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton. Reverend Jeff Lorig will officiate, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Creighton. BROCKHAUS FUNERAL HOME
Creighton, NE 402-358-3236
Posted in Obituaries on Thursday, January 21, 2016 12:00 am.

Raymond retired from the Works on 10/31/1986
Raymond H. Perina
Perina, Raymond H.

Perina, Raymond H. Jan 7, 1932 – Jan 13, 2016 Age 84 of Omaha. He was preceded in death by wife Sharon Perina, brother Robert Perina and sister Lorraine Smith. He is survived by sons, Dan (Diane) Perina, Jeff (Joyce) Perina, Craig (Cheryl) Perina; daughters, Cheryl Hellstrom, Cynthia Haynes, Susan (Jeff) Coles; sister Lucille McCoy; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. VISITATION 5-7pm Friday, January 15 at Braman Mortuary 72nd St. Chapel with a Vigil beginning at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL 10am Saturday, January 16 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 3601 N 65th St., Omaha, NE 68104. Interment at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Omaha. Memorials may be made to St Vincent de Paul Society of St Bernard Catholic Church, 3601 N 65th St., Omaha, NE 68104. To leave a condolence, visit www.bramanmortuary.com
Chapel 1702 N. 72nd St. 402-391-2171
Omaha, NE
Posted in Obituaries on Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:00 am. Updated: 12:00 pm.

Richard Theodore, “Cef” Cefrey
CEFREY, Richard Theodore, “Cef”

Richard Theodore “Cef” Cefrey
May 10, 1944 – Jan 9, 2016
Richard was born in Springfield, New Jersey and partially-raised in Nyack, New York. When the family moved to Omaha, Dick attended Dundee and Oakdale schools. He graduated from Westside High School and University of Nebraska at Omaha. He was preceded in death by his devoted mother, Bernadette, and father, Earle. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Elaine; son, Ethan; daughter, Holly; in-laws, Judith Conway and Daniel Hlavacek; nephews: Michael, Daniel, Caley, and Darby. He leaves behind lifelong friends: Robert Justsen, Val Pleskac, and Virgil Jochimson.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 13th, from 5pm to 7pm, with VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm, all at the West Center Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Thursday, January 14th at 10:30am at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church, 16701 “S” St. (168th & “Q”). Interment, Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Stephen the Martyr Parish, Nebraska Wildlife Rehab, Omaha Humane Society, or Omaha Missions.

Mortuaries and Crematories
7805 West Center Road
Omaha, Nebraska 68124
(402) 391-3900

Hi George, Hope you and your family had a wonderful Holiday Season.
I have been waiting for the family to give me this information.
Douglas Thoms

SEPTEMBER 27, 1942 TO DECEMBER 23. 2015
Memorial Service for Donald Roosevelt Smith
The Celebration of a Life LIVED TO THE FULLEST for Donald Roosevelt Smith will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Prince Hall Masonic Temple located at 1307 Eutaw Place. The family will accept visitors beginning at 10:00 a.m. Masonic Burial Services conducted by King David Lodge #18 will be held at 10:30 a.m. The memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, tax deductible donations can be made to the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation of Metropolitan Baltimore, 1207 Eutaw Place, Baltimore, Maryland 21217, attn: Donald Roosevelt Smith Charitable Fund.
My family and I appreciate your support, prayers and kind words.