Obituaries

Tue
11
Jun

Vera Morine (Trimble) Burchett

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Vera Morine (Trimble) Burchett, 94, of Lincoln, passed away June 9, 2019.  She was born March 21, 1925 to Olna and Anna Florence (Long) Trimble in Harrisburg, MO.  She was married to Milton Frank Burchett on Dec. 23, 1943 at Springfield, MO, they celebrated 68 years together.  
She was known as Vera by many friends in her later years and as Morine by many friends from earlier years.  She was employed as a bookkeeper at First National Bank, Ellis Holyoke Investments, and at Wentz Heating and Air Conditioning.  She was an active member of Temple Baptist Church for many years and served as financial secretary there.  She lived in Aurora from 2010 to 2015.  She was famous among family and friends for her Christmas dinners, her interest in politics, and in later years, her support and love for Mike Evans ministries, especially the Jerusalem Prayer Team.

Mon
10
Jun

Ramona Lea Johnson Baney

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Ramona was the youngest of seven children, with 3 brothers and 3 sisters. She was born in Marquette, to Carl E. and Sarah G. Herron on June 16, 1931.
The family moved to Aurora in a few years and she attended school there graduating in 1948.
She helped her older sister on the farm for about 2 years.
In 1950 she went to work at the Ordinance Plant in Grand Island during the Korean Conflict.
While working at the Ordinance Plant she met and married Ralph E. Johnson on Dec. 13, 1952. In the fall of 1953 they moved to York and their first child Rick was born in 1954. Soon after the birth of a daughter Rhonda, the family moved to Tempe, Arizona in August of 1956.

Tue
04
Jun

Martha Sue Ginn

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Former Trumbull resident Martha Sue Ginn, 76, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at Harvard Rest Haven, Harvard.  
Services are at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. The family requests casual attire if attending service and visitation. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Trumbull. Visitation will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday with the family present, and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Harvard Rest Haven. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Wed
29
May

Sheila Gramm

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Sheila Gramm, 51, of Sioux Falls, SD died Friday, May 25, 2019 at Ava’s House (Hospice Facility).
Visitation will be held Saturday, June 1 from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m., with service at 1 p.m. at the Wesleyan Church in Mitchell, SD. A celebration of life will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Dr. Lucky’s in Mitchell. Arrangements by Will Funeral Chapel.
Sheila is survived by her husband, David Gramm; son, Daniel Jameson; daughters, Shalyn and Risa Holloway; mother-in-law, Ethel Gramm; sisters, Susan Scott and Linda (Kevin) Finnigan; brothers, William Moore, Kenneth (Sheila) Moore, Gary Moore, and Mike (Lisa) Moore; brothers-in-law, Jeff (Lawana) Gramm, Jerry Gramm, Mike (Paula Arthur) Gramm; sisters-in-law, Mary (Rick) Pierson, Shelly (Daniel) Fridley, Cathy (Dale) Gramm; two grand-daughters, and a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Shirley Moore; father-in-law, Merlin Gramm.

Tue
28
May

Debora M. Stephens

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Debora M. Stephens, 62, of Aurora, died Thursday, May 23, 2019, at CHI Health St. Francis after struggling with health issues for years.  Cremation was requested.  A Celebration Gathering remembering Debora’s life will be at a later date.  Curran Funeral Chapel is assisting the family.
Debora was born Jan. 4, 1957, at Piscataway, NJ. She was the daughter of John and Eunice (Weber) Coote.  Debora was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and sister.  
She is survived by her children: Dan Lebida, Julianne Allbee and Josh (Trisha Theis) Stephens; grandchildren: Daniel John (D.J.) Allbee Jr., Rachael Allbee and Evan Lebida-Golden and one greatgrandchild, Karlie Wrich; sisters, Dianne (Kevin) Coote, Dorene (Timothy) Flannigan and Denise Schenck.
Debora is preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter Katlin Allbee, and two ex-husbands.
Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Juli Allbee, 2715 W. Koenig St.  Grand Island, NE  68803.

Thu
23
May

Miriam R. Quiring

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Miriam R. Quiring, age 88, of Aurora, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Aurora. She was born August 13, 1930 in rural Henderson, to Abraham H. and Elizabeth (Braun) Regier. Miriam attended school and graduated from Henderson High School in 1948. She then attended York College, and taught country school near Henderson.
Miriam accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at a young age and was a life-long member of the Mennonite Brethren Church, where she taught Sunday school Bible School, sang in the choir and several small groups. On August 6, 1950, she was united in marriage to Henry H. Quiring. They farmed in the Hampton and Henderson area. Henry passed away on April 8, 2016.

Mon
20
May

Jean and Cecil Foote

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A memorial service for Jean and Cecil Foote of Washington, Ind. is to be held at the United Methodist Church in Phillips on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. They are formerly of Phillips. They were previously cremated. Jean passed away on Sept. 22, 2018 and Cecil passed away on Jan. 22, 2019.
Jean was born Rosa Jean Christy on Oct. 24, 1926 to parents Russell and Lillian (Babb) Christy. She was raised in Sioux City, Iowa and after attending Sioux City Schools, she went to work at the Sioux City Battery Company where she met Cecil.
Survivors include her three children: Cecil, Jr. (Kate) Foote, Debra (John) Olson, Tim (Hong) Foote; two sisters: Doris Jensen and Bernice (Bob) Donovan. Deceased are: a son Dennis Foote, two brothers: Russell and George.

Fri
10
May

Pauline Burson

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Pauline Rae Burson, 81, of Grand Island, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Kearney Regional Medical Center in Kearney.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 15 at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Jim Craft officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Chapel.
Pauline was born Jan. 27, 1938 to Ray and Cordilia (Carr) Kearns at Scotia. She was united in marriage to Harry Burson on Nov. 23, 1953 at North Loup. Pauline and Harry made their home in Giltner where they raised their family. She was an outstanding nurses aid at the Aurora Memorial Hospital and St. Francis Lutheran Hospital until retirement.
She was very involved in her coffee group at Grand View, she enjoyed spending time with family, especially watching her children laugh and she had a special place in her heart for her grandchildren.

Mon
06
May

Todd Regier

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Todd Regier, age 57, of Omaha, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 16 at the Aurora United Methodist Church. Revs. Greg & Michelle Reed will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date. No visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hamilton Community Foundation, to be designated by the family at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Todd Regier was born on Nov. 13, 1961, to Ken and LaVera Regier. He attended Aurora Public Schools and graduated in 1980. He went on to the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and received a degree in agriculture. After college he worked in the agricultural industry until 1999 when his father retired from farming and he took over the family farming operation.

Fri
03
May

Jerry Omel

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Jerry Omel, age 91, of Aurora, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Westfield Quality Care.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 6 at the First Christian Church in Aurora. Rev. Bruce Bradley will officiate. Interment will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Memorials may be made in care of family to designate at a later date.  Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Jerry Ray Omel, the son of Armand and Alta (Lanterman) Omel, was born on the family farm near Giltner on May 24, 1927 and passed away in Aurora on May 2, 2019, at the age of 91.
Jerry graduated from Giltner High School in 1945.  He served in the U.S. Army during WW II for one year before being honorably discharged.  Jerry returned to Aurora where he worked as a carpenter.

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