Obituaries

Joan M. Marr, 92, of Wayne, died Monday, April 26, 2021 at her residence in Kinship Pointe in Wayne.   Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1 at the First United Methodist Church in Wayne. Burial will occur later with the family at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Madison,.   Memorials may be...
Robert D. Fritschen, 85 of Laurel, died on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Unity Point Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Services will be held Tuesday, April 27 at 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Laurel with the Rev. Jerry Connealy officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Cemetery. Visitation...
Lumir R. Buresh, 94, of Norfolk, died Wednesday, April 21, 2021 the Countryside Home in Madison.  Services will be held Tuesday, April 27 at 11 a.m. at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue. The Rev. William Engebretsen will officiate.  Burial  will be at the New Lutheran Cemetery. ...
Mary L. Roggenbach, 93, of Lincoln, died on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 26 at the First Baptist Church, 400 Main Street in Wayne. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. - noon prior to the service.  Memorials are...
Mary Helen Walker, 64, of Fullerton, California was the daughter of Helen Patricia ("Pat") Bressler Walker, who was originally from Wayne, and Robert ("Bob") S. Walker, originally from Kansas. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas on Jan. 3, 1956, and died at home in Fullerton, California on April 8,...
Steven Michael Guill, 71, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021.   The family will receive friends at John A Gentleman 72nd St. Chapel, 1010 N 72nd Street in Omaha for a Celebration of Life at noon on Sunday, April 18 with a visitation prior from 11 am- 12 pm. Burial will follow at a later date in Lyons....
Doris Eileen (Mahoney) Backstrom, 89, of Norfolk, formerly of Wakefield, died on Monday, April 5, 2021 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk.   Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at the church.   Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in...
Daniel Lee Tunink, 65, of Randolph, died suddenly on Sunday April 11, 2021 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.   Services will be held Monday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church in Randolph. The Rev. Father Timothy Forget and Deacon Doug Tunink will...
Ardyce L. Linn, 93, of Wayne, formerly of Laurel and Concord, died Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne. Services will be held Thursday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at Evangelical Free Church in Concord. Visitation will be held Thursday from 11 a.m. until service time at the church....
George Koester, 90, of Wisner, died Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the Wisner Care Center in Wisner. Services will be held Wednesday, March 31 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wisner with Fr. Vincent Sunguti as celebrant.  The funeral service will be live streamed on the Minnick...

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  • September 22, 2021
    Check out some of the photos from this week's Memory Lane feature.To see the stories featured this week, visit this link:http://mywaynenews.com/memory-lane-sept-23-2021-edition
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  • Twenty-three of the 36 active firemen pictured here are, left to right, back row: Harold Fleer, Harry Leseberg, Lloyd Russell, Ivan Creighton, Ivan Beeks, Dick Mead, Wayne Tietgen, Pat Hailey, Bud Froehlich, Pete Dawson, Lee Swinney (chief), Paul Koplin, Merle Beckner; front row, left to fight: Bill Kugler, Leonard Schmidt, N. H. Brugger, Bill Mellor, Warren Bilson, John Theil, Mert Ellis, Kent Hall, Clete Sharer and Joe Dorcey.
    September 14, 2021
    From the Sept. 14, 1961 edition of The Wayne Herald:Wayne and the Wayne Rural Fire District calls for practice as well as actual fire fighting. Waynefiremen meet twice a month, holding a meeting the...

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