Obituaries

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26
Mar
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Jerry “Doc” Just, Jr.

Jerry “Doc” Just, Jr.

Dr. Jerry “Doc” Just, Jr. 80 of Pawnee City, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 in Pawnee City. He was born on July 17, 1939 in Salina, Kansas, to Melville L. and Beatrice (Hanley) Just, Sr.

Wed
11
Mar
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William “Bill Dean” Moser

William “Bill Dean” Moser

William Dean Moser was born at Beatrice, Nebraska, on March 8, 1954, to John William Moser and Irene Rose (Harms). Bill was the second born out of 4 children and the only boy. As a youngster, Bill moved to Long Beach, California, where he grew up until the age of 12 when the family moved back to southeast Nebraska. He attended grade school in Dubois, Nebraska and high school in Pawnee City, Nebraska. When Bill’s folks moved to the State Line Station he moved to Lincoln, NE for work in 1972. He was employed by Misle Chevrolet where he learned to be an auto body man which became his first love.

Thu
05
Mar
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Richard “Dick” Pelton Farwell

 Richard “Dick” Pelton Farwell
Thu
27
Feb
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Rudy “Junior” Eugene Fritch

Rudy “Junior” Eugene Fritch

Rudy “Junior” Eugene Fritch, Jr. was born on November 20, 1932, in rural Table Rock, Nebraska to Rudy Sr. and Esther (Boehmer) Fritch. He was raised on the family farm near Table Rock and attended District #32 (The Rock School) country school. Junior then attended Humboldt High School in Humboldt where he graduated with the class of 1950. On February 1, 1953, Junior entered active duty in the U.S Marine Corps where he served his country during the Korean Conflict.

On October 23, 1954, he was united in marriage by Rev. Ward Merritt to Dorothy Hunzeker at the home of her parents Ben and Josephine Hunzeker. To this union three sons, Alan, Kenneth and Donald were born. Junior was honorably discharged from active duty in the Marine Corps on January 31, 1955. He then returned home to Table Rock where he continued farming and raised his family. He was a rural mail carrier in the Table Rock area from 1980-2000.

Wed
19
Feb
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Betty Bernice (Rossell) Tegtmeier

Betty Bernice (Rossell) Tegtmeier

Betty Bernice (Rossell) Tegtmeier, daughter of Clyde and Bessie Rossell, passed away February 15, 2020 at the age of

95. Betty was born November 19, 1924 at the family home in Rockford, Nebraska. She attended Rockford School from kindergarten through the tenth grade. She completed her education at Beatrice High School, graduating in 1942.

After graduation, she worked candling eggs at Swift’s in Beatrice. When her best friend, Fern Essex, decided to enroll at the Beatrice Beauty Academy, Betty decided she had candled her last egg, and also signed up for the nine-month program. Upon her graduation, she was hired at Guila’s Beauty Shop in Diller, Nebraska where she worked four years, then worked at Mary’s Beauty Shop in Beatrice for another two years.

Wed
12
Feb
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Lola Irene Flider

Lola Irene Flider, 93, of Table Rock, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Colonial Acres in Humboldt, Nebraska. She was born to William and Edna (Jackson) Crawford on September 11, 1926 at DuBois, Nebraska.

Lola was baptized in the Methodist Church in DuBois Nebraska and was a member there before transferring to the Table Rock Methodist Church on February 9,1992. Lola graduated from DuBois High School in 1944. She married Edward Edwin Flider on July 3, 1945 at the United Methodist Church in Loveland, Colorado while he was on furlough. During Edward’s service time Lola worked at the DuBois Telephone Company. Returning from the service Ed and Lola moved to Loveland, Colorado in 1946. In 1952 they returned to Table Rock. Ed and Lola lived on their farm until 1967 when they moved to Table Rock. Lola worked in grocery stores and owned the Flider Drive In from 1969 to1980.

Thu
06
Feb
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Sylvia Lorene (Tupa) Taylor

Sylvia Lorene (Tupa) Taylor, daughter of Frank and Lois (Wissler) Tupa, was born December 6, 1927 in Pawnee City, Nebraska.  She attended Sheridan Country School until her family moved to DuBois, where she graduated from the 8th grade.  Later they moved to a farm south of Humboldt, and she graduated from Humboldt High School with the class of 1946.  

Thu
06
Feb
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Lynn B. (Saxton) Johnson

Lynn B. (Saxton) Johnson

Lynn B. (Saxton) Johnson, 95 of Pawnee City, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Pawnee County Memorial Hospital.   She was born on March 10, 1924 to Alba and Bertha (Trumble) Saxton in Belvedere, Nebraska.  

She graduated from Belvedere High School in 1942. She moved to Pawnee City after graduation and taught rural school for 3 years.  

On November 17, 1945 she married Ervin Johnson in Seneca, Kansas, to this union was born 3 sons, Ronald Lyle, Donald Eugene and Jeffrey Lynn.

Lynn started working in1967 at the Pawnee County Bank while it was under construction and continued as a custodian for over 30 years until retirement in 1997.  

She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge #4 for 60 years, joining in 1946. She was a continuous member of the Ladies V.F.W. auxiliary since 1973.

Wed
29
Jan
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Lynn B. (Saxton) Johnson

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Wherry Mortuary, 919 G Street, Pawnee City, Nebraska with Reverend Duane Westing officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Wherry Mortuary, 919 G Street, Pawnee City, Nebraska. The Family will greet friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Interment will be in the Pawnee City Cemetery. Memorials may go to the family's choice. Condolences can be placed online at www.wherrymortuary.com.

Wed
29
Jan
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Jon M. Fink

Passed away at his home in Tecumseh, Nebraska, Monday, January 27, 2020 at the age of 84 years 4 months and 7 days. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 31, 2020 at the United Methodist Church in Tecumseh, Nebraska with Rev. Rob Clark and Rev. Ken Tubbesing officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Wherry Mortuary in Tecumseh, Nebraska. Memorials may go to the United Methodist Church or the Johnson County Historical Society. Interment will be in the Tecumseh Cemetery, Tecumseh, Nebraska with full military honors by the National Guard Funeral Honors Team and Tecumseh VFW and American Legion Posts. Online condolences may be left @www.wherrymortuary.com.

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