Obituaries

Helen Gelster

    Helen M. (Gerlemann) Gelster, age 96, of Omaha, formerly of Wayne, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Heritage Point Retirement Community in Omaha.
    Services will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Omaha.  Memorials may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church in Omaha.

Russell C. Sorensen

    Russell C. Sorensen, 91, of Thurston, died on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.  
    Services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornerstone Assembly of God Church in Pender. Visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Walthill.  
    Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation.
    Arrangements are with Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender.

James 'Jim' Shanks

    James Roland "Jim" Shanks, 64, former publisher of the Wayne Herald and current publisher of The Expositor in Sparta, Tenn. died Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
    Services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at First United Methodist Church, in Sparta. At Jim's request, he will be cremated following the funeral. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 20 at the church. Ken Wallace will officiate.

Mylet Habrock

    Mylet Habrock, age 93,  of Elkhorn formerly of Emerson, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 at  Brookstone Meadows in Elkhorn.
    Services will be held Monday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Emerson. The Rev. Gary Harris and Phil Zweerink will officiate. Visitation will be Monday, Aug. 20  from 9 a.m. to service time at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Emerson.
    Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Emerson.
    Memorials may be directed to the Habrock family for later designation.
    Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.

Ted Blenderman

    Ted Blenderman, 82, of Wayne, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 at his home.
    Memorial services with military honors will be Saturday, Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran  Church in Wayne. Memorial visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to service time at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Burial will be held at a later date.
    Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
    Arrangements with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Richard I.‘Dick’ Arett

    Richard 'Dick' Arett
    Richard I.‘Dick’ Arett, 95, of Fremont, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 at Nye Legacy in Fremont.
    Services were held Saturday, Aug. 11 at First Lutheran Church in Fremont. Burial with military honors was in Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.  
    Memorials may be directed to First Lutheran Church.
    Ludvigsen Mortuary in Fremont was in charge of arrangements.

Delores Helgren

    Delores Helgren,  95, of Wayne, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 at Careage Campus of Care in Wayne.
    Services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. at  Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne. The Rev. Michael Buchhorn will officiate. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14 from noon until service time at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne.
    Burial will be in Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wayne.
    Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.
    Memorials may be directed to the Helgren family for later designation.

Melvin Meyer

    Melvin Meyer, 92, of Wayne, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 at Careage Campus of Care in Wayne.
    Memorial services will be held Monday, Aug. 6 at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church of rural Wakefield.  The Rev. William Bertrand officiated. There is no visitation. Burial will be at a later date in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.
    Memorials may be directed to the Meyer family for later designation.
    Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Paul Otte

    Paul Otte, 81, of Wayne, died Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.
    Services will be held Saturday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne. Pastor Michael Buchhorn will officiate. There is no visitation.
Memorials will be given to the Greenwood Cemetery Association and other family choices.
    Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.

Maurice Proett

    Maurice LaMoine (Mort) Proett, 85, died Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Golden Living-Valhaven Rehabilitation in Valley.  
    A celebration of Maurice’s life will be held at 10 a.m., Monday Aug. 6 at Roper and Sons Funeral Chapel, 4300 ‘O’ St in Lincoln. There is no visitation.
    Memorials may be given to the family for a future designation.
    Condolences may be made online at roperandsons.com

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