Obituaries

Amy Marie (Kessler) George

Amy Marie (Kessler) George, 48, Arequipa, Peru, died Thursday, May 5, 2016 at her home in Arequipa, Peru surrounded by her family after a 12-year battle with brain cancer.
A funeral was held in Arequipa, Peru on May 7, 2016 followed by cremation.  A memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church (404 S. 108th Ave, Omaha) on Saturday May 14 at 11 am.

Judith K. Schafer

Judith K. Schafer, 78, of Omaha formerly of Wayne, died Monday, May 9, 2016 at the Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha.
Memorial services will be held at Presbyterian Church of the Cross, 1517 S 114th Street in Omaha at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21.  Memorials are suggested to Presbyterian Church of the Cross, Joslyn Art Museum or the Ralston High School Food Pantry.

John T. Bressler

John T. Bressler, 92, of New York City formerly of Wayne, died Dec. 2, 2015 at his home in New York City.
A graveside service with military honors will be held Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. The Rev. Sally Carlson will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Wayne Library Foundation.

Gloria Leseberg

Gloria Leseberg, 84, formerly of Wayne, died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Brookdale Hospice in Greenville, S.C.
Memorial services will be held Friday, May 6 at 10:30 a.m.at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne.  Pastor William Koeber will officiate.

Carolyn Kraemer

Carolyn M. Kraemer, 85 of Wayne, formerly of Wakefield, died on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Wayne,
Services will be held on Tuesday, May 3 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wakefield; Pastor William Bertrand will be officiating. The visitation will be held on Monday, May 2 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the church. There will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. on Monday evening. Burial will be in the Wakefield Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. John’s Lutheran Church Ladies Aid and FRHS Hospice.

Phyllis 'Joanne' Rahn

Phyllis "Joanne" Rahn, 84, of Allen, died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m.  Monday, May 2 at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Dixon, with Father David Liewer officiating. Burial will be in Calvary at South Creek Cemetery in rural Ponca.  Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. with the family present at 6 p.m. and a scriptural wake service at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 1 at the church.  Arrangements are under the direction of Mohr Funeral Home in Ponca.

Donald L. Meyer

Donald L. Meyer, 66, of Quimby, Iowa, died Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Cherokee Specialty Care.
Services were held Monday, April 18 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby. Pastor Donald J. Meyer officiated. Military rites were provided by Lyle Barnes Post #398 of the American Legion and L.A. Wescott Post #2253 of the VFW.

Dona Denesia

Dona Denesia, 80, formerly of Wayne and Concord area, died Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at her home in Harbor City, Calif.
A Remembrance Service was held Tuesday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m. at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne. The Rev. William Bertrand officiated. Burial was in the Concord Cemetery in Concord.
Memorials may be directed to the Denesia family for later designation.

Alvin J. Voorhies

Alvin J. Voorhies, 97, of Rose Hill, Kan. died Monday, April 18, 2016 at Crestview Assisted Living in Wichita, Kan.  
Services will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Wayne with Rev. Sally Carlson on Saturday, April 23, at 11 a.m.  Visitation with family present will be at the church beginning at 10 a.m. prior to the service.  Burial with military rites will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.
Memorial may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Wayne.

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