Dianne L Deskins, age 73, of Norfolk, Nebraska passed away on Sunday March 22, 2020. Dianne was born October 7, 1946 in Fremont, NE to Harold and LaVonne (Ahrens) Smith.
She is lovingly remembered by her three daughters, Tami Lang of Lincoln, NE, Kimberly (Brandon) Coyner of Pleasant Hill, MO, and Adina (Michael) Stephens of Norfolk, NE; two stepsons, Billy Jr. (Becca) Deskins of Princeton, MO and Lee Deskins of Cassville, MO; brother, Doug (Joyce) Smith; sister, Terri O'Kelly; 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Billy Deskins; parents, Harold and LaVonne; brother, Dennis Smith and granddaughter, Emma Payne.
Memorials suggested to Heritage of Bel-Air 1203 N. 13th Street Norfolk NE 68701. Condolences to lincolnfh.com
Our sweet mother, Alice Lorraine (Stevens) Belz, joined our father, Paul, in heaven on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Terri Mabon, Sandi Hansen, Vicki Wampler, Bobbi Rezac and John Belz. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given to the family for later designation c/o Vicki 2612 N 159th St Omaha, NE 68116. Condolences online at Roperandsons.com.
Passed away Saturday March 21st at home with family by her side. She is survived by her husband Larry Gene Tenney; daughter Tiffany ( Dan) Maahs; sons Christopher ( Melissa ) Tenney , Phillip Tenney and 8 grandchildren. Private family service.“Hugs from Home Project” or Condolences online at Roperandsons.com
Gerald D. Kotas, 75 years of age, of Western, Nebraska, passed away peacefully in Fairbury at JCHL Hospital on March 20, 2020. Born in Friend, Nebraska, on June 17, 1944. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Please visit www.kunclfh.com to leave online condolences.
Nancy Jane (Hester) Marsh, born on February 27, 1952, passed away Saturday March 21, 2020 at the age of 68 surrounded by loved ones.
She is survived by her beloved husband Michael Marsh, children Tim (Shannon) Nauslar and Jim (Shannon) Nauslar, stepchildren Anthony (Brittney) Marsh and Sarah (Eric) Marsh Olson, sister Deb Chrisp, 11 grandchildren (Andrew, Sierra, Adrienne, Coen, Alexys, Zander, Darrian, Connor, Andreya, Wren, and Hazel) many nieces, nephews, extended family, dear friends and special pet, Bessie.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Burgess and Alta (Coe) Hester, sisters Tracy Walton and Judy Capps, brothers-in-law Jerry Chrisp and Dennis Capps, husband Tom Schuckman, and life long furry friend, Frodo.
In light of COVID-19 concerns, an intimate gathering of immediate family will be held while a larger Celebration of Life service will happen at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be given in Nancy's honor to Habitat for Humanity and Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.bmlfh.com.
Ronald Jesse Ball went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 20, 2020. Ronnie was born in Lincoln, NE to Lawrence & Frances (Hale) Ball on July 12, 1936. Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Frances Ball, his sisters, Marlene McGuire, Harriet Ball, and Carole (Dan) Ostransky. He is survived by his nephews, Lonnie (Sara) Ostransky of Littleton, CO, Tim Ostransky of Sioux Falls, SD, Shawn (Brenda) Ostransky of Fullerton, NE, Jamie (Tracy) Ostransky of Omaha, NE and Dana (Deb) Ostransky of Pickerington, OH; niece, Leslie (McGuire) Siegrist.
Funeral Service (family only), Fri. (3/27/2020) 2 p.m. at Marcy Mortuary, Ashland, NE. Visitation, Fri. 1-2 p.m. at Marcy Mortuary. Interment at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, NE. Memorials in care of the family. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the service will stream live on the Marcy Mortuary Facebook page. Family and friends will be allowed to attend the visitation with a 10 person limit inside the funeral home and the service will only be available for the immediate family. The family will not be available for greeting. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. Visit www.marcysvoboda.com to leave condolences.
Marlene A. Hancock, 86, of Lincoln passed away March 22, 2020. Long time resident of Scottsbluff, NE. Born September 20, 1933 in Hildreth, NE to Rollin and Selma (Christianson) Freeman.
Family members include her daughters Christine (Michael) Dempsey; sons David (Teri) and Bob (Diane) Hancock; grandchildren Liam and Cael Dempsey. Preceded in death by her husband James, brother Duane and parents.
Private family service. Memorial service to be planned later in the year. Memorials to First Presbyterian Church, 101 East 20th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361. “Hugs from Home Project” or Condolences online at Roperandsons
Robert King Marshall Jr was born September 30th, 1943 and passed away from cancer March 16th, 2020 at 76 years old. He was the son of Robert and Veronica Marshall who preceeded him in death. Bob went to St. Mary's elementary and graduated at Southeast High School. He attended the University of Nebraska. He enjoyed swimming, golf, hunting, baseball, football, Nascar and all kinds of sports. His nickname was backyard Bob because he loved to garden as well.
Bob worked at several places in town over his life. As a teen he worked at Leons Market, at Kings restaurant, Bucks Bootery, and Russ' IGA. After school he went to work at Household Finance in Kansas City, Nashville and Des Moines and then back to Lincoln in 1970. He started work at MFA insurance, He also worked at other insurance organizations in Lincoln, IFS Corp. Chambers-Dobson Ins. and Midlands Insurance Group. He finished his career as co-owner of Mid-Alliance insurance Associates LLC. with a CIC designation.
Bob was involved in the community in many organizations, Lincoln Catholic Churches, Knights of Columbus, Pius X booster club, Lincoln Jaycees, Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts, Junior Olympics, Lincoln Home Builders Association, Independent Insurance agents of Nebraska (both state and local chapters), state Big I youth golf tournament director. He was a Mason and a Shriner.
Bob suffered from Alzheimers disease the last two years of his life and wanted to thank the nurses and staff at Pemberly Place for their dedication and hard work taking care of him.
Bob loved his family and friends and he will be missed. He was preceded in death by his wife Karen Marshall. He has 3 siblings. Vickie Brindamour (Johnjohn), John Marshall, and Mary Lively (Chuck). He had 3 children, Eric (Lynnette) Marshall, Kent Marshall, and Robyn (Tim) Rocklein. He had 6 grandchildren, Shailee (Brian) Curin, Chandra (AJ) Pfenning, Trejen Marshall, Connor Marshall, Tayler Marshall and Crist Geswein. He had 4 stepchildren in his life, Alan Bailey, Rob Bailey, Joanne Geswein, and Jennifer Geswein. Bob had 3 great-grandchildren, Gideon Pfenning, Emalynn Pfenning and Norah Curin.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. “Hugs from Home Project” or condolences online at Roperandsons.com.
Lillie Pearl Rockenbach, 89, Lincoln, died Monday (3/23/20). She was born on February 24, 1931. After Ernie's death in 2014 Lillie moved to Savannah Pines in Lincoln.
Lillie is survived by her children: Ronald (Sharon) Rockenbach, Lincoln, NE; Richard (Linda) Rockenbach and son John Lucas of Las Vegas, NV; Diane (Dennis) Connot and sons Travis (Joanna) Connot and great-grandsons Cooper, Logan, and Gabe; Ryan (Michelle) Connot and great-grandchildren Aiden and Hailey of Valentine, NE and Jason (Kelli) Connot and great-granddaughter Addie of Rapid City, SD; and John (Lana) Rockenbach of Lincoln, NE, also 2 sisters-in-law Midge and Joyce Rockenbach. Along with other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Aubriona Renee Lambert was born on December 4, 1989 and passed away on March 19, 2020.
She is survived by her mother, Sunny Lambert and sister, Jennah Duncan, her grandfather, Tom Gould, her uncle Troy (and aunt Jodi) Gould , cousin Elli Gould, her uncle Jason Gould, her father, Rodger Lambert Jr., siblings Collin Lambert and Liberty Jude Bixenmann, uncles John and Matt Lambert and grandmother Velma Lambert.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 24, 2020 at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home at 5200 R Street in Lincoln. Family will be at the visitation from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A celebration of life service will be held at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday March 25th. Condolences can be left online at www.lincolnccfh.com
Jean was born in Columbus, Nebraska to Otto and Louise Johannes. Married Ed Thiellen on May 3, 1948. Jean met Ray Johnston at Lee's where she was the organist. Was married to Ray from 1978 until he passed in 1988. Married to Lambert Mills in 1999 – 2017. Jean was a personnel director for Lancaster County Social Services until her retirement in 1991. She loved music; played the piano and organ, bowler, golfer.
Survived by children, Steven Thiellen, Michael Thiellen, Barbara Carlson; grandchildren, Tyler Thiellen, Jason Thiellen, Melissa Overshiner, Shea Carlson; and twin sister, Jane Turner. Forever loved and missed.
Private graveside services will be held. Condolences online at lincolnfh.com.
Mervin Alvin Kiene, age 79, of Lincoln, Nebraska passed away on Sunday March 22, 2020. Mervin was born February 27, 1941 to Ervin and Frieda Kiene. Mervin is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Maxine Kiene; step-daughter, Judy (Dave) Paul; one sister, Evelyn (John) Janousek; one granddaughter, Jessie (Ryan) Lile; niece and nephews, and a host of friends. Private family service will be held. Condolences online at lincolnfh.com.