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Iona Roth

Monday, June 26, 2017

Church, rural Beemer. In this same church she was married to Ervin R. Roth by Rev. Carl Hellman on January 1, 1939.After their marriage they lived on a farm two and a half miles southwest of Bancroft and lived in the Bancroft vicinity until 1944, then moved to the Pender area and later purchased a farm eight miles north of Beemer in 1945.The Roths were members of Zion Lutheran Church at Bancroft and then at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Pender, where all of their children were confirmed. Iona was organist, Sunday School Teacher, and chairwoman of Ladies Aid.After moving to Omaha she joined Bethany Lutheran Church, their Library Guild, and served as treasurer and chairwoman. At present she held a membership at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Point and had been a member of L.W.M.L.She was a member of the Red Cross, held office of chairwoman and treasurer, volunteered at the hospital and delivered Meals on Wheels.Survivors include her children and their families-Daughter-Betty and Melvin Wilson of Wayne, NE and family, Renee Wilson and family-Erin and Jesse Fleury and children-Taylor, Jordyn & Rhett, and Evan and Ashley Bartels and children-Blakely and Cole, Rhonda and Marvin Hansen and family, Mara Hansen, and Alie and Christopher Fiorello, Rita and Kendall Paulsen and family, Tara and Cameron Cookenmaster, Abby Paulsen, and Owen Paulsen; Son- Raymond and Bonnie Roth of Omaha, NE and family, Andrea Lutz and Kenneth Clifford and family, Jacob Sweeney, Matthew Lutz, Stephanie Clifford, and Bradley and Sara Clifford and children-Jaylnn and Bellafina; Daughter- Shirley and Don Paulsen of Silver Creek, NE and son, Trevor Paulsen; Son-Terry and Lynette Roth of Pender, NE and family, Cory and Gina Roth and children-Courtney and Miranda Roth, Jason and Jenny Roth and children-Shelby, Dylan, Austin, and Alex Roth, Katie and Eric Jenks and children- Kenzi and Kolton Jenks; Son-Lyle Roth of Wisner, NE and family-Keena and Kory Koehlmoos and children-Korrell, Klay and Kazmyn Koehlmoos, Lucas Roth and children-Lucy and Hudson Roth, Amanda and Michael Eason and children-Creighton and Kingston Lichtenberg; Daughter-Karen and Byron Cruse of Lincoln, NE and family-Micala and Michael De...

Henry Heller

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Andy. He served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1946-1947.On June 22, 1947, he was united in marriage to Darlene Rider at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bancroft, NE. The couple moved to the family farm south of Wisner, where he also was a Feed Salesman, did custom baling, and was a Farm Bureau Insurance Representative. Henry later went to work as a representative for Farmers Mutual Insurance and the couple built a new home in Beemer, moving into it in 1973. Henry was instrumental in forming the first hog co-op in Cuming County. He later started Nebraskaland Farm and Home Realty in 1976 and operated it until his retirement.Henry was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beemer, Beemer American Legion Post #159, and the Cuming Co. Historical Society, where he served as its first president. He loved genealogy, collecting tokens, where he belonged to a Token Collecting Club. He and Darlene enjoyed traveling and especially spending time in Branson, MO the last several years. He was a pilot and loved flying in his younger years.Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Darlene of Beemer, NESon-Zelan and wife Sarah Heller of Rogers, NE and family Katie (Benjamin) Mattson of Omaha and children-twins Royce and Magnus, and Hawken First Lt. Michael Heller of San Antonio, TX Matthew (Becky) Heller of Blair and children-Millie and Vivie Andrew Heller of North Bend, NEDaughter- Roxie and husband Keenan Meyer of Pilger, NE and family Jamie (Kristina) Meyer of Lincoln Lacey (John) Amavi of Maple Grove, MN and daughter Stella Jenna (Eric) Andrews of Kingsley, IA and son BrockBrother-Andy (Lillian) Heller of Wisner, NESister- Anna Mae Breitkreutz of Wisner, NEHenry was preceded in death by his parents, sister-Henrietta Kruse and a brother-in-law- Francis Breitkruetz.

Don Agostine - Le Mars Daily Sentinel

Monday, March 06, 2017

Alton, and guidance counselor at Spalding High School in Granville, for one year. He served six years as assistant pastor, instructor and guidance counselor at St John’s parish and school in Bancroft. Don was granted laicization by Pope Paul IV in 1976 and married Linda Meister on Jan. 19, 1976. He adopted Linda’s three sons: Brett, Corey and Dennis Meister.In 1975, Don was employed as executive director of the Cherokee County Work-Activity Center and remained in that position until his retirement in 2002. One year later, he began part-time employment as chaplain for Tyson Foods in Cherokee, a position he held until his full retirement in 2010.Don’s life was centered on his Lord, his wife and family. He closely followed the progress of his children and grandchildren and their involvement in school and out of school. He was an active Catholic and a dedicated follower of Jesus, his risen Lord. Don was an active member of the Knights of Columbus Holy Name Council. He enjoyed making things of steel and wood, especially the “cross of the Resurrection,” which he made and gave to many persons in the community. Don enjoyed making bread, cooking, fixing things, playing the guitar, observing social processes and nature.He is survived by his wife, Linda of Marcus; three sons, Brett (Kelleen) of Atlanta, Corey (Gina) of Moville, and Dennis (Angie) of Tulsa, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren; Kaitlin (Brenton) Brown, Brooklyn (Joshua) Neely, Brady, Carly, Jack Meister, Evan and Emily Meister; one great-grandchild Alice Brown; one brother Jim Agostine and his companion Trudy Gries, and many nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. The Rev. Dan Guenther will officiate. Burial will be at Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. Visitation will be at Holy Name Church beginning at 4 p.m., Wednesday. The Knights of Columbus will lead the rosary at 3:30 p.m. The family will be present for visitation from 4-7 p.m. A prayer service will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. The Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Marcus is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...

Looking back at 2016: Year in Review - Forest Lake Lowdown

Monday, January 16, 2017

Winter Warm-Up Challenge.” Students learned how to dress smart for the weather and spent extra time outdoors with winter activities. The school was even visited by Arctic and Antarctic explorer Ann Bancroft.The Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) broke ground on its Clean Water Project Jan. 27 with a ceremony at Bixby Park, a wetland area located between Interstate 35 and Highway 8.Stillwater graduate Michael Strong was recruited to play for the Minnesota Twins.Lake Elmo Elementary's pilot music program, Music Means More, was the major recipient of this year's Stillwater Sampler fundraiser, hosted by the Stillwater Rotary on Jan. 29.Washington County Library celebrated its 50th anniversary.February 2016The first ever Sticks in Stillwater Festival took place Feb. 5-7, featuring a mites hockey tournament, outdoor games, food, music and evening events. A number of former NHL professionals were present throughout the weekend.ArtReach St. Croix in Stillwater launched the first-ever “Cli-Fi” or “climate fiction” book club, which was held leading up to the year's Big Read title, “The Grapes of Wrath.” The group read and discussed books that had climate change as a theme or a major factor in the plot.American Legion Post 225 received the honor of hosting American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett for a hearty breakfast on Feb. 1. The National Commander leads the American Legion, and the last time Post 225 hosted this important guest was in 1997.Silver Sobriety launched a new, nonclinical rehabilitation service launched exclusively for seniors. The center uses group meetings, education sessions and guest speakers to help seniors struggling with addiction.Mattson Funeral Home in Forest Lake hosted a suicide prevention program on Feb. 18 after it noticed an unusual rise in deaths by suicide in the community.The Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau introduced its new social enterprise program Tried and True Engines, which teaches youth job skills and technical skills repairing small engines.Forest Lake Rotary held its annual Winter Plunge on Feb. 20 at the Forest Lake waterfront.Whistler Soda in Forest Lake drew a record crowd with its Feb. 6 soda tasting event. More than 3,000 people showed up to sample the company's unique, old-fashioned method soda, which inc...

Diamond News - Titusville Herald

Monday, October 24, 2016

AnniversariesHappy anniversary wishes are sent to: Randy and Cheryl Armstrong, on Oct. 22; Bodey and Vanessa Nichols and Larry and Judy Ward, on the 23rd; George and Bert Bancroft, on the 24th; Keith and Christine McCrory and David and Carolyn Walter, on the 25th; and Paul and Lois Smith, on the 26th.Have a great day together on your special day.Church jokeSlip of the tongueA just-out-of-seminary pastor was about to conduct his first wedding, and was worried sick.An elderly preacher gave him some advice: “If you lose your place in the ceremony book or you forget your lines, start quoting scriptures until you find your place.”The wedding day came. And, sure enough, the young man forgot where he was in the ritual.Unfortunately, the only verse he could think of was, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.”Fall festA nice crowd of 57 attended the first Fall Fest, sponsored by Diamond EUM Church.There was great response for the pie-baking contest and the chili cook-off.A few of the gentlemen, Paul Burnett, Gary Abrams, and Al VanGuilder, were put into use to do the taste testing.After the contest, th...

Man dies after pedestrian-vehicle crash in Wilmington - The News Journal

Monday, October 03, 2016

STORY: Police ID pedestrian killed on I-95STORY: Sweltering heat into the weekend for northern Delaware Both eastbound and westbound traffic on Lancaster Avenue was closed to traffic from Bancroft Parkway to Greenhill Avenue and remained that way for more than two hours.Police ask anyone who may have seen the crash to contact Sgt. James Karschner at (302) 571-4414. No charges have been filed in the crash.Contact Brittany Horn at (302) 324-2771 or bhorn@delawareonline.com. Follow her on Twitter at @brittanyhorn.Tweets by @brittanyhornRead or Share this story: http://delonline.us/2cBmvKo...

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Iona Roth

Monday, June 26, 2017

Church, rural Beemer. In this same church she was married to Ervin R. Roth by Rev. Carl Hellman on January 1, 1939.After their marriage they lived on a farm two and a half miles southwest of Bancroft and lived in the Bancroft vicinity until 1944, then moved to the Pender area and later purchased a farm eight miles north of Beemer in 1945.The Roths were members of Zion Lutheran Church at Bancroft and then at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Pender, where all of their children were confirmed. Iona was organist, Sunday School Teacher, and chairwoman of Ladies Aid.After moving to Omaha she joined Bethany Lutheran Church, their Library Guild, and served as treasurer and chairwoman. At present she held a membership at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Point and had been a member of L.W.M.L.She was a member of the Red Cross, held office of chairwoman and treasurer, volunteered at the hospital and delivered Meals on Wheels.Survivors include her children and their families-Daughter-Betty and Melvin Wilson of Wayne, NE and family, Renee Wilson and family-Erin and Jesse Fleury and children-Taylor, Jordyn & Rhett, and Evan and Ashley Bartels and children-Blakely and Cole, Rhonda and Marvin Hansen and family, Mara Hansen, and Alie and Christopher Fiorello, Rita and Kendall Paulsen and family, Tara and Cameron Cookenmaster, Abby Paulsen, and Owen Paulsen; Son- Raymond and Bonnie Roth of Omaha, NE and family, Andrea Lutz and Kenneth Clifford and family, Jacob Sweeney, Matthew Lutz, Stephanie Clifford, and Bradley and Sara Clifford and children-Jaylnn and Bellafina; Daughter- Shirley and Don Paulsen of Silver Creek, NE and son, Trevor Paulsen; Son-Terry and Lynette Roth of Pender, NE and family, Cory and Gina Roth and children-Courtney and Miranda Roth, Jason and Jenny Roth and children-Shelby, Dylan, Austin, and Alex Roth, Katie and Eric Jenks and children- Kenzi and Kolton Jenks; Son-Lyle Roth of Wisner, NE and family-Keena and Kory Koehlmoos and children-Korrell, Klay and Kazmyn Koehlmoos, Lucas Roth and children-Lucy and Hudson Roth, Amanda and Michael Eason and children-Creighton and Kingston Lichtenberg; Daughter-Karen and Byron Cruse of Lincoln, NE and family-Micala and Michael De...

Henry Heller

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Andy. He served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1946-1947.On June 22, 1947, he was united in marriage to Darlene Rider at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bancroft, NE. The couple moved to the family farm south of Wisner, where he also was a Feed Salesman, did custom baling, and was a Farm Bureau Insurance Representative. Henry later went to work as a representative for Farmers Mutual Insurance and the couple built a new home in Beemer, moving into it in 1973. Henry was instrumental in forming the first hog co-op in Cuming County. He later started Nebraskaland Farm and Home Realty in 1976 and operated it until his retirement.Henry was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beemer, Beemer American Legion Post #159, and the Cuming Co. Historical Society, where he served as its first president. He loved genealogy, collecting tokens, where he belonged to a Token Collecting Club. He and Darlene enjoyed traveling and especially spending time in Branson, MO the last several years. He was a pilot and loved flying in his younger years.Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Darlene of Beemer, NESon-Zelan and wife Sarah Heller of Rogers, NE and family Katie (Benjamin) Mattson of Omaha and children-twins Royce and Magnus, and Hawken First Lt. Michael Heller of San Antonio, TX Matthew (Becky) Heller of Blair and children-Millie and Vivie Andrew Heller of North Bend, NEDaughter- Roxie and husband Keenan Meyer of Pilger, NE and family Jamie (Kristina) Meyer of Lincoln Lacey (John) Amavi of Maple Grove, MN and daughter Stella Jenna (Eric) Andrews of Kingsley, IA and son BrockBrother-Andy (Lillian) Heller of Wisner, NESister- Anna Mae Breitkreutz of Wisner, NEHenry was preceded in death by his parents, sister-Henrietta Kruse and a brother-in-law- Francis Breitkruetz.

Don Agostine - Le Mars Daily Sentinel

Monday, March 06, 2017

Alton, and guidance counselor at Spalding High School in Granville, for one year. He served six years as assistant pastor, instructor and guidance counselor at St John’s parish and school in Bancroft. Don was granted laicization by Pope Paul IV in 1976 and married Linda Meister on Jan. 19, 1976. He adopted Linda’s three sons: Brett, Corey and Dennis Meister.In 1975, Don was employed as executive director of the Cherokee County Work-Activity Center and remained in that position until his retirement in 2002. One year later, he began part-time employment as chaplain for Tyson Foods in Cherokee, a position he held until his full retirement in 2010.Don’s life was centered on his Lord, his wife and family. He closely followed the progress of his children and grandchildren and their involvement in school and out of school. He was an active Catholic and a dedicated follower of Jesus, his risen Lord. Don was an active member of the Knights of Columbus Holy Name Council. He enjoyed making things of steel and wood, especially the “cross of the Resurrection,” which he made and gave to many persons in the community. Don enjoyed making bread, cooking, fixing things, playing the guitar, observing social processes and nature.He is survived by his wife, Linda of Marcus; three sons, Brett (Kelleen) of Atlanta, Corey (Gina) of Moville, and Dennis (Angie) of Tulsa, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren; Kaitlin (Brenton) Brown, Brooklyn (Joshua) Neely, Brady, Carly, Jack Meister, Evan and Emily Meister; one great-grandchild Alice Brown; one brother Jim Agostine and his companion Trudy Gries, and many nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. The Rev. Dan Guenther will officiate. Burial will be at Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. Visitation will be at Holy Name Church beginning at 4 p.m., Wednesday. The Knights of Columbus will lead the rosary at 3:30 p.m. The family will be present for visitation from 4-7 p.m. A prayer service will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. The Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Marcus is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...

Looking back at 2016: Year in Review - Forest Lake Lowdown

Monday, January 16, 2017

Winter Warm-Up Challenge.” Students learned how to dress smart for the weather and spent extra time outdoors with winter activities. The school was even visited by Arctic and Antarctic explorer Ann Bancroft.The Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) broke ground on its Clean Water Project Jan. 27 with a ceremony at Bixby Park, a wetland area located between Interstate 35 and Highway 8.Stillwater graduate Michael Strong was recruited to play for the Minnesota Twins.Lake Elmo Elementary's pilot music program, Music Means More, was the major recipient of this year's Stillwater Sampler fundraiser, hosted by the Stillwater Rotary on Jan. 29.Washington County Library celebrated its 50th anniversary.February 2016The first ever Sticks in Stillwater Festival took place Feb. 5-7, featuring a mites hockey tournament, outdoor games, food, music and evening events. A number of former NHL professionals were present throughout the weekend.ArtReach St. Croix in Stillwater launched the first-ever “Cli-Fi” or “climate fiction” book club, which was held leading up to the year's Big Read title, “The Grapes of Wrath.” The group read and discussed books that had climate change as a theme or a major factor in the plot.American Legion Post 225 received the honor of hosting American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett for a hearty breakfast on Feb. 1. The National Commander leads the American Legion, and the last time Post 225 hosted this important guest was in 1997.Silver Sobriety launched a new, nonclinical rehabilitation service launched exclusively for seniors. The center uses group meetings, education sessions and guest speakers to help seniors struggling with addiction.Mattson Funeral Home in Forest Lake hosted a suicide prevention program on Feb. 18 after it noticed an unusual rise in deaths by suicide in the community.The Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau introduced its new social enterprise program Tried and True Engines, which teaches youth job skills and technical skills repairing small engines.Forest Lake Rotary held its annual Winter Plunge on Feb. 20 at the Forest Lake waterfront.Whistler Soda in Forest Lake drew a record crowd with its Feb. 6 soda tasting event. More than 3,000 people showed up to sample the company's unique, old-fashioned method soda, which inc...

Diamond News - Titusville Herald

Monday, October 24, 2016

AnniversariesHappy anniversary wishes are sent to: Randy and Cheryl Armstrong, on Oct. 22; Bodey and Vanessa Nichols and Larry and Judy Ward, on the 23rd; George and Bert Bancroft, on the 24th; Keith and Christine McCrory and David and Carolyn Walter, on the 25th; and Paul and Lois Smith, on the 26th.Have a great day together on your special day.Church jokeSlip of the tongueA just-out-of-seminary pastor was about to conduct his first wedding, and was worried sick.An elderly preacher gave him some advice: “If you lose your place in the ceremony book or you forget your lines, start quoting scriptures until you find your place.”The wedding day came. And, sure enough, the young man forgot where he was in the ritual.Unfortunately, the only verse he could think of was, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.”Fall festA nice crowd of 57 attended the first Fall Fest, sponsored by Diamond EUM Church.There was great response for the pie-baking contest and the chili cook-off.A few of the gentlemen, Paul Burnett, Gary Abrams, and Al VanGuilder, were put into use to do the taste testing.After the contest, th...

Man dies after pedestrian-vehicle crash in Wilmington - The News Journal

Monday, October 03, 2016

STORY: Police ID pedestrian killed on I-95STORY: Sweltering heat into the weekend for northern Delaware Both eastbound and westbound traffic on Lancaster Avenue was closed to traffic from Bancroft Parkway to Greenhill Avenue and remained that way for more than two hours.Police ask anyone who may have seen the crash to contact Sgt. James Karschner at (302) 571-4414. No charges have been filed in the crash.Contact Brittany Horn at (302) 324-2771 or bhorn@delawareonline.com. Follow her on Twitter at @brittanyhorn.Tweets by @brittanyhornRead or Share this story: http://delonline.us/2cBmvKo...