Willadene Malmberg

    Doris Willadene (Ellis) Malmberg, 87, of Wayne, died Monday, May 15, 2017 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.  
    Services will be Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Victory Road Evangelical Free Church in Norfolk. Pastor Mike Vincent will be officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, May 18 from 5 until 8 p.m.  at the Bressler-Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Wakefield. Burial will be at the Springbank Friends Cemetery in Allen at 3 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation.

Mary Jo Gross

    Mary Jo Gross, 76, of Wayne, died Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Wakefield Health Care Center in Wakefield.
    Services willl be held Wednesday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne. Fr. Jeff Mollner, Fr. Mark Beran, Fr. Don Cleary, Fr. James F. McCluskey, Deacon Gary French and Deacon Dennis Knudsen will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne with family present. A Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.

Gloryann Koester

    Gloryann Koester, 80 of Allen,  died Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.
    Celebration of her life will be at Journey Christian Church in Wayne on Monday, May 15. Family will welcome and greet visitors from 10 - 11 a.m.; the Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. followed by lunch. There is no burial service.
    Mohr Funeral Home of Ponca is in charge of the arrangements.

Shirley Heier

    Shirley Heier, 85, of Lincoln died at the Tabitha Good House in Lincoln on Monday, May 8, 2017.
    Visitation will be Thursday, May 11 from noon - 9 p.m. at Butherus, Maser and Love Funeral Home with family present from 5 - 7 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday, May 12 at 10 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Lincoln.
    The family requests memorials be directed to First Lutheran Church of Lincoln, Tabitha of Lincoln, or Lincoln Community Playhouse.

Pearla Benjamin

   Memorial services  for Pearla Benjamin, 84, of Kenesaw, formerly of Wayne will be held at a later date.
    She died Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Premier Estates Haven Home in Kenesaw.
    Memorials may be directed to the Benjamin family for later designation.

Leona Lessmann

    Leona Lessmann, 96, of Wayne, died Thursday, April 27, 2017 at her home.
    Services  will be held Monday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne. The Rev. Carl Lilienkamp and the Rev. Michael Feldmann officiated.
    Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.
    Memorials may be directed to the Lessmann family for later designation.
    Arrangements were with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.

Samuel A. Malone

    Samuel A. Malone, 41, of Lincoln, died Monday, April 17, 2017 after a courageous battle with melanoma.
    Visitation will be held Thursday, April 20 from 5-7 .pm., with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 So. 14th Street in Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 21 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 So. 84th Street in Lincoln. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Park.    
    Memorials may be made in care of the family.       
    Condolences may be made to

Florine Hill

    Florine Ruth Hill, 86, of Oxford, Kan. died Sunday, April 9, 2017.
    Cremation will take place. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 20, at 10:30 a.m. at the Winside Auditorium in Winside.

Margret Wittler

    Margret Wittler, 97, of Carroll, died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Colonial Manor in Randolph.
    Services will be held Wednesday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Carroll. The Rev. Harrison Goodman will officiate. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne with family present. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Carroll.
    Memorials may be directed to the Wittler family for later designation.
    Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.


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