Obituaries

Pastor Joann K. Kramer

Pastor Joann K. Kramer, 70, of Athol, Kan. died Monday, May 23, 2016 in Smith Center, Kan.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 27 at St. John Lutheran Church, Athol, Kan., with Pastor Doyle Karst officiating.  Visitation will be held from 4 - 8 p.m., Thursday, May 26 with family present to greet friends from 6 - 7 p.m. at All Faiths Funeral Chapel, Smith Center and from 8:30 a.m. until service time Friday, May 27 at the church.
Burial will be in the Pleasantview Cemetery at Winside at approximately 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Jeanette (Stuve) Mordhorst Carson

The last surviving member of a longtime Wayne family will be buried in a graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery on Friday, May 27.
Services for Jeanette Stuve Mordhorst Carson will be held at Greenwood Cemetery at noon.
Jeanette Stuve Mordhorst Carson was born on a farm near Creighton on March 15, 1921 and died in Hemet, Calif. on Oct. 12, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Nettie Stuve and her two brothers:  Gregory, 1925-1989,  and Kermit, 1927-2008..

Margaret Cunningham

Margaret Cunningham, 89, of Carroll, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at the Wakefield Health Care Center in Wakefield.
Services will be held Monday, May 23 at 1:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Wayne. Visitation will be Sunday, May 22 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 Margaret’s family for later designation.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Elsie Longnecker

Elsie Longnecker,  82, of Winside, died Monday, May 16, 2016  at the Nebraska Veterans Home in Norfolk.
Services will be held Friday, May 20 at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Winside. Visitation with family present will be Thursday, May 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Winside. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery at Winside.
Memorials may be directed to the Winside United Methodist Church Building Fund and Nebraska Veterans Home.

Lavonn Schrant

Lavon Schrant, 83, of Stanton, died Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Stanton Health Care Center.
Services will be held Wednesday, May 18 at 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Winside.  Visitation with the family present will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church. Burial will be in the Pilger Cemetery at Pilger.
Memorials may be directed to the Winside United Methodist Church and Winside Fire/ Rescue.

Kenneth D. Haller

Kenneth D. Haller, age 73, of Rocky Mount, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
A Celebration of Kenny's life will be held Friday, May 13 from 4-5:30 p.m. with service at 5:30 p.m. at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Osage Beach, Mo.

Henry Tarnow

Henry Tarnow, Jr., 83, of Wakefield died Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Wakefield Health Care Center in Wakefield.  
Services will be held Friday, May 13 at 2 p.m. at Salem Lutheran Church in Wakefield; Pastor Barbara Hanson will be officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at the church.  Burial with military honors will be in the Wakefield Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to the American Legion Post 81.  
Arrangements are under the direction of Bressler-Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Wakefield.

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.

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