n Roland W. "Rollie"Carnes


Roland W. "Rollie"Carnes, 60, Hastings, died Friday (8/20/04). Born, Beatrice. Math teacher, Hastings Middle School, 34 years.

Survivors: wife, Karren; son, Jason A., Seattle; brothers, Robert, Beatrice, LeRoy, Lincoln; sister, Patricia Ashurst, Naples, Fla.

Celebration of life:10:30 a.m. Monday, Elks Lodge, Hastings. Casual attire requested. Cremation; no viewing or visitation. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, to the Hastings Chapter of Ducks Unlimited Greenwings. Butler-Volland Funeral Home, Hastings.

n Robert Lewis Clements

Norfolk, formerly Lincoln

Robert Lewis Clements, 87, Norfolk, formerly Lincoln, died Wednesday (8/18/04) in Norfolk.

Services: 1 p.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Visitation: two hours before service at the funeral home. Memorials in care of the family. q

n Jay Anthony Czumble


Jay Anthony Czumble, 40, Lincoln, died Aug. 12, 2004, in Omaha.

Services: 2 p.m. today, Houses of Hope Auditorium, 2015 S. 16th St. q

n Glenn R. Doolittle

Crete, formerly Sprague

Glenn R. Doolittle, 91, Crete, formerly Sprague, died Wednesday (8/18/04).

Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Pastor Keith Morris. Lincoln Memorial Park. Masonic rites by Highland Lodge 194 A.F.&A.M. Visitation: 3-9 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, with family 7-9 p.m.; one hour before services Wednesday, all at the funeral home. Memorials to Sprague Community Church or Central Lights and Recreation. q

n Kay Francis

Syracuse, formerly La Habra, Calif.

Kay Francis, 80, Syracuse, died Thursday (8/19/04).

No services. Private family burial of cremains at a later date, by family request. No visitation. Memorials:Syracuse Public Library. Fusselman-Wymore Funeral Home, Syracuse. q

n Patricia A. 'Patty' George


Patricia A. "Patty"George, 69, Lincoln, died Wednesday (8/18/04). Born on March 17, 1935, in Lincoln to Godfry and Christine Johns. Member:Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, church Women's Auxiliary (she coordinated wedding and funeral luncheons), Esther Church Circle; Sesostris Shrine Hillbilly Club; BNSVeterans Association; honorary lifetime member of WSIAuxiliary.

Survivors:husband, Wesley D. George, Lincoln; daughters, sons-in-law, Christine and Kevin Gillespie, Lincoln, Cynthia and Nyle Bishop, Mooresville, N.C.; sisters, brothers-in-law, Evelyn and Frank Sacrider, Omaha, Norma and Reuben Keller, Lincoln; brother, Kenneth Johns, Lincoln; sisters-in-law, Marlene Albert, Lincoln, Lorraine George, Scottsbluff; grandchildren, Kelley and Daniel Gillespie, Shelton and Victoria Bishop. Preceded in death by: parents; son, Jerry George; brother, Jerry Johns.

Services:10 a.m. today, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 1200 S. 40th St. The Rev. J. Elizabeth Liggett, Pastor Steve Werner and Father Paul Rutten. Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 S. 14th St. Butherus, Maser &Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials:Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, 5401 South St., Lincoln 68506; or Alzheimer's Association - Great Plains Chapter, 5601 S. 27th St., Suite 201, Lincoln 68512; or Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 40th and C streets. q

n Leonard C. Hill Jr.


Leonard C. Hill Jr., 91, Hastings, died Thursday (8/19/04). Born, Pawnee, Okla. Corrosion engineer, 40 years, Kansas-Nebraska Energy, now Kinder Morgan. Served, Oklahoma National Guard.

Survivors: stepson, Bob Pate, Dubois, Wyo.; brothers, Augustus Hill, Pennsylvania, Marion Hill, Oregon; two stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, Juniata.

Services: 2 p.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church, Hastings. Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. No viewing. Book signing: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-noon Monday, Butler-Volland Funeral Home, Hastings; one hour prior to services, the church. Memorials to church.

n James W. Holley


James W. Holley, 74, Valparaiso, died Tuesday (8/17/04) in Wahoo.

Services: 10 a.m. today, United Methodist Church, Valparaiso. Wadlow Rozanek Funeral Home, Valparaiso. q

n Elizabeth L. 'Lillian' Kirchner


Elizabeth L. "Lillian" Kirchner, 87, Lincoln, died Monday (8/16/04).

Services: 9 a.m. today, Immanuel Church, 10th and Charleston streets. Visitation: one hour before services, church. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, to family. q

n Donna F. Lacy


Donna F. Lacy, 80, Lincoln, died Thursday (8/19/04). Born, Wymore (11/3/23) to Roy and Anna (Ried) Lacy. From the University of Nebraska, Donna received a bachelor's degree and then a master's degree in speech therapy. She was a life member of the Nebraska Speech-Language, Hearing Association and a life member of the American Speech and Hearing Association. She was a speech language pathologist with Lincoln Public Schools for 33 years. A longtime member of St. Matthew's Church, she was a member of St. Mary's Guild, Alter Guild, Stephen Ministry, church choir, the Vestry and Women's Council.

Survivors: brother, sister-in-law, Jean and Lorraine Lacy; their children, Susan Williams, Mary Pat McLaughlin, David Lacy, Laura Rysavy. Preceded in death by: their daughter, Ann Taylor; brother, sister-in-law, L. Ried and Louise Lacy. She is survived by their children, Victor Lacy and Christabel Lacy; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services: 11 a.m. Monday, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 2325 S. 24th St. Memorials to St. Matthew's Church, in lieu of flowers. Condolences may be left at www.roperandsons.com. q

n Jane Ann Liss


Jane Ann Liss, 57, Columbus, died Friday (8/20/04) in Omaha. Born, Columbus. Preschool speech pathologist, Columbus Public Schools.

Survivors:daughter, Laura Bettey, Syracuse, N.Y.; son, Andrew Patrick Liss, Fort Bragg, N.C.; mother, Agnes Michaelsen, Columbus; sisters, Shelly Adcox, Lincoln, Pam Baumert, Omaha, Jacqueline Sojka, Elkhorn, Peggy Wine, Huntington Beach, Calif.; brothers, Jerome Michaelsen, Tim Michaelsen, both Columbus, Pat Michaelsen, Denver. Preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Bonaventure Church, Columbus. Church cemetery. Visitation:begins 5 p.m. Monday, church; 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, McKown Funeral Home, Columbus. Vigil:7 p.m. Monday, the church. Memorials to donor's choice.

n Charlotte A. Mabie


Charlotte A. Mabie, 78, Bassett, died Friday (8/20/04) in Lincoln. Born, Long Pine. Retired teacher.

Survivors: sons, Bryan, Papillion, Kevin, Great Falls, Va., Kyle, Lincoln; seven grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her husband, Ted.

Memorial Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Cathedral of the Risen Christ, 3500 Sheridan Blvd. Burial at a later date. Memorials to the Cathedral of the Risen Christ School.

n Ronald G. 'Ron' Majors


Ronald G. "Ron" Majors, 58, Riverdale, died Wednesday (8/18/04) in Omaha. Born, Nebraska City. U.S. Navy veteran, Vietnam War. Employed at Physicians Optical Services until 1990, when he purchased the business.

Survivors: wife, Sally; daughter, Kelsey E. Majors, Denver; brothers, Daryl, Canton, Ga., Ken, Hickman; sister, Shirley Milam, Falls City. Preceded in death by: son, Logan A.; parents.

Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. James Catholic Church. Riverdale Cemetery. Visitation: 1-5 p.m. Monday, Horner-Lieske-Horner Mortuary, Kearney. Memorials, in lieu of flowers: Kearney Catholic High School basketball program, Kearney High School basketball program or Kearney Basketball Club scholarship fund.

n Floyd E. Meyer


Floyd E. Meyer, 96, Nelson, died Friday (8/20/04). Born, rural Nelson. Employed, Nelson Post Office, 27 years.

Survivors:wife, Fae; one grandson; six stepgrandchildren.

Services:11 a.m. Wednesday, Nelson Community United Church of Christ. Nelson Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, Klawitter-Price Funeral Home, Nelson.

n Sharon L. Mielak


Sharon L. Mielak, 61, Crete, died Sunday (8/15/04). Born, Columbus (4/15/43).

Survivors: sister, brother-in-law, Jean and Bruce Thompson, Richardson, Texas; nephews, Monte Thompson, Lincoln, Jason Thompson, Richardson. Preceded in death by parents, Bernard and Paula Mielak.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Kuncl Funeral Home, Crete. Pastor Nathan Ristvedt. Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 S. 14th St. q

n Frank Munn


Frank Munn, 83, Waverly, died Aug. 13, 2004.

Services: 10:30 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church of Waverly, 14410 Folkestone. Visitation: one hour prior to service, church. Roper &Sons Funeral Home, 4300 O St. Memorials, in lieu of flowers: Nebraska Hereford Foundation, c/o John Munn, 1177 Cherl Drive, Syracuse, NE 68446. Condolences: www.roperandsons.com. q

n Barbara Jean Nesmith


Barbara Jean Nesmith, 69, Lincoln, died Wednesday (8/18/04) of multiple sclerosis.

Graveside services:10 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 S. 14th St. Memorials:multiple sclerosis research. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. q

n Boyd A. O'Neel


Boyd A. O'Neel, 77, Friend, died Thursday (8/19/04).

Services: 1:30 p.m. today, Friend United Methodist Church. Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Friend. Memorials toWarren Memorial Hospital Foundation. Full obituary at Lauber-moore.com. q

n Lucy L. Origer


Lucy L. Origer, 95, Lincoln, widow of John, died Wednesday (8/18/04).

Funeral Mass: 1 p.m. Monday, St. Teresa's Catholic Church, 735 S. 36th St. Visitation:Butherus, Maser &Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Rosary service:6:30 p.m. Sunday, funeral home. Memorials to the church or Pink Sisters. q

n Erma K. Pearson


Erma K. Pearson, 84, Lincoln, widow of Elmer W., died Thursday (8/19/04).

Private family services. Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 OSt. Cremation; no visitation. Memorials:Second Baptist Church, 525 N. 58th St., Lincoln 68505-2304. q

n Harriet V. Polk


Harriet V. Polk, 89, Lincoln, died Thursday (8/19/04). Born Aug. 30, 1914, to William and Hattie (Nelson) Johnette.

Survivors: son, daughter-in-law, Dennis and Janee Polk; granddaughters, Kristin, Staci Polk; brother; sister; in-laws; many other family members and friends. Preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence.

Services: 11 a.m. today, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: two hours prior to service, funeral home. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, to American Cancer Society or Clark Jeary Retirement Home. q

n Rex L. Real


Rex L. Real, 87, Fairmont, died Friday (8/20/04) in Exeter. Retired farmer in Fairmont area; owned, operated a land leveling business.

Survivors: wife, Evelyn; sons, Robert, McCool Junction, Galen, Ronald, both Fairmont; daughter, Barbara Fuller, Scottsdale, Ariz.; brothers, Everett, Fairmont, Raymond, Glastbury, Conn.; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

Services: 2 p.m. Monday, Metz Mortuary, York. Fairmont Cemetery. Visitation:begins 5 p.m. today, mortuary. Memorials to Fairmont Community Church or Fairmont Senior Center.

n Laurel E. 'Betty' Schlaphoff


Laurel E. "Betty" (Fuchser) Schlaphoff, 89, Waverly, died Aug. 10, 2004, in Casa Grande, Ariz. Born, Mead. Employee, Lancaster County Bank, Waverly.

Survivors: son, Carl, Golden, Colo.; daughters, Jan Boller, Benicia, Calif., Shirley Trout, Waverly, Nancy McQuillen, Pioneer, Calif., Evelyn, Los Angeles; sister, Donna Clements, Casa Grande; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Elmer.

Memorial service: 5 p.m. Sept. 11, First United Methodist Church, Waverly. Memorials to the church or District 145 Foundation for Education. Simes Mortuaries, Casa Grande.

n Luella C. Smith


Luella C. Smith, 91, Columbus, died Thursday (8/19/04). Born, Columbus. Homemaker.

Survivors: sons, Dwayne, David Smith, both Columbus; daughters, JoAnne Jonas, Karen Luhr, both Lincoln; sisters, Marjorie Kosinski, Columbus, Delores Ketteri, Pacific Palisades, Calif., Norma Stelert, Yuma, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Glenn E.

Services: 10 a.m. Monday, St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, Columbus. Columbus Cemetery. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Sunday with 7 p.m. vigil service, 8-9:30 a.m. Monday, all at McKown Funeral Home, Columbus.

n Richard Wendell Smith


Richard Wendell Smith, 92, Lincoln, died Aug. 12, 2004.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. today, First-Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D St. Memorials: Nebraska Wesleyan University; University Place Art Center; church; Street Kids Worldwide, P.O. Box 6473, Lincoln 68506; or donor's choice. Roper & Sons Funeral Services. Condolences: www.roperandsons.com. q

n Marie M. Steffen


Marie M. Steffen, 93, Lincoln, died Wednesday (8/18/04).

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church, 724 S. 12th St. Visitation: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today and Sunday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials: in care of family, Trinity Lutheran Church. q

n Clara C. Stone

Falls City

Clara C. Stone, 91, Falls City, died Thursday (8/19/04). Born, Rulo. Teacher. Supervisor, Naval Reserve Personnel Division, U.S. Navy.

Survivors:son, John M., Plattsburg, Mo.; one grandson; two great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, James M.

Funeral Mass: 1 p.m. Monday, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Falls City. Falls City Catholic Cemetery. Catholic Daughters rosary service:3 p.m. Sunday, Dorr &Clark Funeral Home, Falls City. Parish rosary service:7:30 p.m. Sunday, church.

n Herb Stutheit


Herb Stutheit, 82, Lincoln, died Thursday (8/19/04).

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, First Lutheran Church, 1551 S. 70th St. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Monday, Prairie Union Cemetery, Shubert. Visitation:one hour before services, church. No viewing or visitation. Butherus, Maser &Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials:Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries. q

n Joshua L. Vanis

David City

Joshua L. Vanis, 25, David City, died Thursday (8/19/04). Born, David City. Engineer tech, Behlen Manufacturing.

Survivors: parents, Larry and Melvene Vanis, David City; brother, Jason, Omaha; sister, Jennifer Vanis, Lincoln; grandmother, Rose Vanis, Bellwood.

Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Monday, St. Mary's Church, David City. Church cemetery. Visitation: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Roberts-Chermok Funeral Home, David City; after 6:30 p.m., church. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, church. Memorials, in lieu of flowers: St. Mary's endowment fund; Aquinas endowment fund; or American Cancer Society.

n Corinne M. Weber


Corinne M. Weber, 42, Lincoln, died Wednesday (8/18/04).

Services:11 a.m. today, Sheridan Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Road. Cremation; no viewing or visitation. Butherus, Maser &Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, to: M.D. Anderson Volunteer Services, Pink Ribbon Program, Unit 115, 1515 Holcomb, Houston, TX 77030; Texas Christian University, General Scholarship Fund, Box 297044, Fort Worth, TX 76129; Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 801 B St., Lincoln 68502. q