Kathleen J. Schiermeier, 2/10/1948 – 1/16/2021, was oreceded in death by parents Gene and Lorraine Busch; sister, Peggy Benson
Survived by, daughter, Shelley (Gary) McDonald; brother-in-law, Roger Benson; niece, Jennifer (Jason) Bahr; nephew, Craig (Jessie) Benson; dear friends, RoJeanne Tamborini, Nealy Freeman, honorary granddaughter Daisy Freeman, and many more dear friends.
Celebration of life: 11:00 a.m Thursday, January 21, 2021.
Visitation one hour prior at Braman Mortuary (Southwest Chapel)
Ardyce Arlene Zicht, age 92 of Stanton, died Saturday December 19, 2020 at Stanton Health Center in Stanton. She was born February 5, 1928 in rural Stanton County, Nebraska the daughter of Fred and Anna (Eggers) Broekemeier. She attended St. Matthews Lutheran School in rural Stanton County and was a 1946 graduate of Wisner High School at Wisner.
On March 11, 1951 Ardyce married Russell Zicht at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wisner. The couple made their home farming north of Wisner for 15 years and moved to Stanton in 1967. They were married 54 years when Russ passed away in 2005.
She was a bookkeeper for Stanton Public Schools until 1990 when she retired. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing bridge and many trips to Las Vegas with her friends. She enjoyed traveling which included a special trip with Russ to Germany to meet relatives and numerous trips to Hawaii. She was member of Faith Lutheran Church for over 50 years, a life member of V.F.W. Auxiliary of Post #3602 of Stanton and is Past President.
Survivors include 2 Children Jana Zicht of Stanton; Paula and Al Provorse of Omaha; 2 Grandchildren Al Provorse of Lincoln; Makenzie and Vincent Long of Maumelle, AR; 1 Great Granddaughter Sophia Long of Maumelle, AR; nieces and nephews.
Preceding Ardyce in death are her parents; husband Russell on May 9, 2005; 2 Brothers; and 2 Sisters.
Funeral Services for Melvern H. “Mel” Horst, age 89, of Stanton, will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 10, 2020 at the Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue. Reverend Ray Wilke will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Military honors by the Nebraska Army National Guard Honor Guard, Stanton American Legion Post 88 and VFW Post 3602. Visitation will be one hour to service at the chapel. The Funeral Service will be live streamed on the Home for Funerals Facebook Page. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
He passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Melvern Harold was born on August 3, 1931 in Wisner, Nebraska to Emil and Helena (Steenkin) Horst.
Mel married Mary Jean Adelman on February 4, 1995 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Norfolk.
Mel lived on the farm all his life except for his time serving as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed farming and cattle feeding. Mel loved his Lord and was a member of Zion – St. John Lutheran Church in Wisner and Our Savior Lutheran Church in Norfolk. He was fond of his cats and dogs. Mel had a special place in his heart for the Orphan Grain Train.
He is survived by his wife Mary Jean, son Mark Horst of Wisner, step children Jeanne (John) Cabral of MA, Fran (Son) Adelman of MN, Chris (Deb) Adelman of Columbus, Jeff (Deb) Adelman of Columbus, Bob (Deb) Adelman of Columbus, and Dan (Diane) Adelman of Norfolk, and many special nieces and nephews.
Mel was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Leland and Ivan.
Memorials requested to the Orphan Grain Train.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.homeforfuneralsinc.com.
Steven Colsden, age 67 of Norfolk, died Tuesday December 8, 2020 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk. Funeral services are pending at Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary in Stanton.
Private family services for Florence Carson age 91 of Pilger, NE will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE Interment will be in the Pilger Cemetery. Public visitation will be on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to the Cooper Family Community Center in Pilger, NE.
Masks will be required while attending the visitation and the service will be recorded and can be found at www.facebook.com/minnickfuneralserviceinc.
Florence passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at the Stanton Health Center.
Florence Mae (Roenfeldt) Carson was born September 20, 1929 to William and Margaret (Splitgerber) Roenfeldt in Stanton, NE. On July 20, 1947, she was united in marriage to Keith R. Carson at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norfolk, NE. The moved to California shortly thereafter and returned to Northeast Nebraska in 1949 moving to Pilger in the early 1950’s. Florence was active with St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Pilger for many years. When the church was remodeled, she did a lot of staining in the new woodwork. Keith and Florence were always helping out at the church. She was mostly busy being a housewife and trying to raise four boys. She worked at the Rohrs plant in Norfolk and then began working as a clerk in the Pilger Post Office. She retired froth the post office in 1992.
Florence is survived by sons, Terry (Suzi) Carson of Gretna, NE, Gary (Pat) Carson of Pilger, NE, Leland (Laurie) Carson of Laurel, NE, and Tom (Wende) Carson of North Platte, NE, Grandchildren-Stephanie Carson, Aaron (Melanie) Carson, Kelli Carson (Mark), Scott (Hiliary) Carson, Jeremy (Carrie) Carson, Jill Carson (Jackson), Julie (Scott) Nielsen, Ben Carson, Jacque (Michael) Giese, Katie (Bryce) Andersen, Michelle Carson, and 21 Great Grandchildren. Also surviving her are her siblings; Sally Stuthman, Lavern Tillie Lehman, Walt (Janet) Roenfeldt, Lois (Keith) Jech, Lawrence (Caroline) Roenfeldt, Dorothy (Dallas) Anders, Clara (Dennis) Severa, and sister-in-law Rita Roenfeldt. She is also survived by a sister-in-law-Joan Carson, and brother-in-law Warren (Nancy) Carson. Florence was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Keith, brothers-Emil, Fritz, and Orville Roenfeldt, sisters-Marie (Wayne) Wendt, Mable (Alvin) Hartman, Hilda (Norman) Remm, Esther (Leonard) Sydow, and brothers-in-law-Henry Stuthman, Norman Lehman, and Ken Carson.
Florence always wanted to make sure you had something to eat before you left her house and after moving to the Nursing Home in 2018, always felt bad she couldn’t offer you something to eat. She always walked you out of the house when you were leaving, even in cold weather, and did the same at the nursing home, always wondering where you parked. She will be greatly missed at all of the family gatherings, which were very important to her.
Joseph Eugene Quinn, age 88 of Stanton, died Sunday December 6, 2020 at Stanton Health Center in Stanton. The memorial service will be at a later date under the direction of Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary in Stanton.
He was born September 30, 1932 at Valley, Nebraska the son of Martin and Grace (Rush) Quinn. He was a 1949 graduate of Albion High School.
Joe drove truck for Laddie Houdek of Stanton and McMullin transfer of Leigh. Joe entered the United States Air Force on December 17, 1952 and was honorably discharged on October 12, 1953.
On November 19, 1955 Joe married Betty Gaddie at the United Methodist Church in Logan, Iowa. The couple made their home south of Stanton and farmed until 1994 when the couple retired moving to Stanton. He was a member of New England Congregational United Church of Christ in Stanton and member of Stanton American Legion Post #88.
Survivors include his of 65 years, Betty Quinn of Stanton; 5 Children Kim Quinn of Lincoln; Sandy and Rod Zoubek of Stanton; Scott Quinn of Stanton; Jodi and Jim Kahnk of Ankeny, IA; Dean and (Joe’s favorite daughter-in-law) Jeanne Quinn of Stanton; 10 Grandchildren; 15 Great Grandchildren; 2 Brothers Wayne Quinn of Omaha; Phil and LouAnn Quinn of Lincoln.
Preceding him in death are his parents, 1 Grandson Nathanial Zoubek; 1 Great Granddaughter Isabella Grace Quinn, 2 Brothers Delbert and Martin; 4 Sisters Dorothy, Vida, Margaret and Velda.
Services for Grahm D. Galyen, 17, of Norfolk formerly of Stanton, are pending at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk.
Grahm passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 at the Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk. Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements.
Services for Theresa Ford, 76, of Pierce, NE, will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Home for Funerals in Norfolk.
She passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Theresa was born December 28, 1943 in Boise, Idaho. On April 19, 1981, she married Chester Ford in Idaho. Theresa was a homemaker and loved shopping.
Theresa is survived by her husband, Chester Ford of Pierce, NE; children, Barbara (Alicia Cain) Ford of Jacksonville, FL, Floyd Ford of Coleridge, NE, and Rachel (Donald) Belmer of Norfolk, NE; and grandchildren Alex and Tony Ford, James and Jonathan Meilike, Justin Ladig, Markus Ladig, Leah Cain, and Taira Parish.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, and sisters.
Services for Chester Ford, 89, of Pierce, NE, will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Home for Funerals in Norfolk.
He passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Premier Estates of Pierce.
Chester was born in Milan, MO on June 26, 1931 to Duane and Lillie (McKay) Ford. On April 19, 1981, he married Theresa Moore in Idaho. The couple lived in Illinois while Chester worked at a mill in Iowa. The family then moved to Nebraska where he worked at the mill in Stanton. He loved spending time with his kids and grandkids.
He is survived by his children, Barbara (Alicia Cain) Ford of Jacksonville, FL, Floyd Ford of Coleridge, NE, and Rachel (Donald) Belmer of Norfolk, NE; and grandchildren Alex and Tony Ford, James and Jonathan Meilike, Justin Ladig, Markus Ladig, Leah Cain, and Taira Parish.
Chester was preceded in death by his parents, and wife, Theresa.
JoAnn Marleen Cody, age 70 of Stanton, died Saturday October 31, 2020 at her home in Stanton. She was born July 29, 1950 at Stanton the daughter of Robert and Esther (Smith) Mussack. JoAnn was the youngest of 4 children. Her siblings included Judy, Bob and Bill. JoAnn grew up in Stanton until the family moved to California. JoAnn lived in California for most of her early adult life.
On December 10, 1977 JoAnn married Robert Gaily Cody in Reno, Nevada. The couple returned to Stanton to raise a family. They had one daughter Melissa Marie Halsey. Robert and JoAnn owned the Stanton Variety store until February 1, 1982 when they decided to move back to California to be closer to Robert’s family in Palmdale, California. Robert and JoAnn were divorced in June 1999
In 1990 JoAnn and her family moved back to Stanton and she was employed by the Stanton Health Center. Working first in the Dietary department, and then became Office Manager working until 2011 when she retired to assist with the care of her grandchildren.
JoAnn will always be remembered for her outgoing “tell-it-like-it-is” personality. She was someone that was very talented with crafting and DIY projects. She enjoyed doing home improvement projects, quilting, sewing and gardening.
Surviving JoAnn is her Daughter Melissa and Ryan Halsey of Norfolk; 4 Grandchildren; 1 Brother Bob Mussack of Erie, CO; 14 Nieces and Nephews, several cousins, many friends and acquaintances that will miss her very much.
Preceding her in death is her parents; 1 Sister Judy Beltz; 1 Brother Bill Mussack.
Funeral Service Information:
Funeral Services: Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary-Stanton, NE
Date: Friday November 6, 2020 – 10:30 A.M.
Interment: Stanton Cemetery - Stanton, Nebraska
Visitation: 3 – 6 P.M. Thursday at Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary – Stanton, Nebraska
Officiating: Reverend Linda Mohr – New England Congregational Church in Stanton, NE
Music: Special Music
Pallbearers: Ryan Halsey, Bob Mussack, Rob Mussack
Online sympathies at www.johnsonfuneralhomes.net