Obituaries

Marcellin Agnes Kalin Little

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Marcellin Agnes Kalin Little, 93, of Beatrice, NE passed away October 30, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Beatrice, NE. She was born January 28, 1927 in a farm home near Burchard, NE to Emil and Agnes Gyhra Kalin.

Robert E. Reist

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Robert E. Reist was born to Ed and Pauline (Hildebrand) Reist in rural Nemaha County Kansas on October 7, 1931. He passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020 in Lincoln. He graduated from Bern High School in Bern, Kansas in 1949. He farmed with his father for three years after which he went to Navy boot camp in San Diego then to Jacksonville, Florida. He served during the Korean War from 1951-55. He attended electronics school in Millington, Tennessee. Robert made a trip around the world with WP1 Aviation Patrol Squadron based at Whidbey Island, Washington. He had enough hours in the air to circle the globe several times and finished his Navy service with squadron VP2 in Kodiak, Alaska.

Clifford Leroy Bock

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Clifford Leroy Bock passed away October 2, 2020.He was born in Pawnee City, Nebraska, on June 4, 1930, son of Mabel (Heuppelsheuser) and Leslie Bock. Devoted husband of 59 years to the late Norma Bock (nee Johnson), his highschool sweetheart whom he married May 6, 1951.

Independent

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Apparently, my grandson showed an independent streak the other day. My daughter had worked late and was still tired when the Little Man got up and wanted to get dressed so she told him to pick out his own clothes. So he did.

Deacon Robert Emil Puhalla Sr.

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Deacon Robert Emil Puhalla Sr., 73, of Grand Island, entered Heaven’s gates, on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at CHI Health-St. Francis.

Diane Sue (Kinghorn) Bausch

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Our sweet wife, mother, and grandmother, Diane Sue (Kinghorn) Bausch, entered her heavenly home on October 2, 2020. Diane was born on July 9, 1946 to Wilbur and Marjorie (Bouwens) Kinghorn at the Auburn Hospital in Auburn, Nebraska.

Lowell Dean Fahsholtz

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Lowell Dean Fahsholtz, 82, of Firth, Nebraska formerly of Summerfield, Kansas passed away on September 29, 2020 at a Lincoln hospital. He was born on May 13, 1938 outside of Linn, Kansas to George and Martha Fahsholtz. He married Ladonna Kay Lange on September 7, 1958 in Linn, Kansas.

Dorothy “Dot” Mae Gilbert

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Dorothy Mae Fellers Gilbert was born October 8, 1924 in Table Rock, Nebraska to Victor and Grace (Johnson) Fellers. She passed away on September 23, 2020 at Pawnee City, NE.

LaVerne H. Speckmann

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LaVerne Henry Speckmann, only child of Henry and Freida (Knippelmier) Speckmann, was born April 9, 1935 on a farm outside Johnson, Nebraska. LaVerne was baptized and confirmed at Martin Luther Lutheran Church by Rev. W. F. Freuhling. He attended country school at Long Branch #37 through the 8th grade, and then went to Tecumseh High School, graduating with the class of 1953.

Glenn Orrin Hayward

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Glenn Orrin Hayward, precious child of God, went home to Heaven Monday, September 21, 2020, exactly one month shy of his 92nd birthday. He was born October 21, 1928 to Mack and Geneva (Burr) Hayward, He was baptized and began a life-long walk with his Lord. Attending elementary school at Pine Ridge Country School, he learned to read and write and made lifelong friends. He graduated from Humboldt High School in 1946 and went on to study agriculture at the University of Nebraska, with the aim of being a teacher. While in college, he met and fell in love with Dalphynie June Koskan, but didn’t win her heart until after they graduated and he was called to serve in the Marines. They married on July 20, 1952, and moved to Holbrook, NE, where he taught Agriculture and she taught Home Economics.