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Joan Lea Snider, 86 of Lexington
March 6, 1932 - July 13, 2018

Joan Lea Snider, 86 of Lexington

Joan Lea Snider, 86 of Lexington passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Plum Creek Healthcare Community in Lexington. Joan was born March 6, 1932 in Lincoln, Ne. to Harry and Deaetta (Hitchcock) Booth. She attended Teachers College High School in Lincoln, where she was a cheerleader. She met Paul Lavern Snider at a roller skating party and the two were later united in marriage on Novembe... Read More

Manuel Quinonez, 70, of Lexington, Nebraska
March 16, 1948 - July 9, 2018

Manuel Quinonez, 70, of Lexington, Nebraska

Manuel Quinonez, 70, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 in Lexington. He was born March 16, 1948 in Arroyo Seco De Arriba, Zacatecas, Mexico to Eulogio and Soledad (Hernandez) Quinonez. At the age of 25, Manuel moved from Mexico to Los Angeles, California.  Manuel was united in marriage to Carmen del Rio.  Three children were blessed to this union: Jose Luis, Soled... Read More

David F. Lamia, 61 years of age, of Orleans, Nebraska
October 18, 1956 - July 9, 2018

David F. Lamia, 61 years of age, of Orleans, Nebraska

David F. Lamia, 61 years of age, of Orleans, Nebraska, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 at the Beaver City Manor in Beaver City, Nebraska, following a battle with ALS. David Frank Lamia was born October 18, 1956 in Atchison, Kansas, to his biological parents George and Melba (Sears) Jones.  When he was a young boy, David was adopted by his adopted parents:  John and Cleona (Zeek) Lamia.  ... Read More

Michael Lester Johnson, 65 years of age, of Holdrege
June 9, 1953 - July 9, 2018

Michael Lester Johnson, 65 years of age, of Holdrege

Celebration of Life Service for Michael L. Johnson will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Holdrege, Nebraska with Rev. Dr. W. Kirwin Stewart, Jr. and Pastor Gary Jones, officiating.  Interment will follow services at the Prairie Home Cemetery in Holdrege. Michael Lester Johnson, 65 years of age, of Holdrege, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 a... Read More

Ben Warner, 88, of Gothenburg, Nebraska
December 7, 1929 - July 9, 2018

Ben Warner, 88, of Gothenburg, Nebraska

Ben Warner, 88, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died July 9, 2018 in Gothenburg, NE.   He was born December 7, 1929 at the family home, northeast of Lexington, NE, son of Murry T. and Frances (Adams) Warner.   Ben attended schools at Lexington and lived at Lexington until he moved to Gothenburg in 1961.  Ben married Lorraine Johnson on August 27, 1950 at Lexington and t... Read More

LeRoy Verne Struempler, 75, of Oconto, Nebraska
June 7, 1943 - June 15, 2018

LeRoy Verne Struempler, 75, of Oconto, Nebraska

LeRoy Verne Struempler, 75, passed away on Friday June 15, 2018 at his home near Oconto, Nebraska. LeRoy was born on June 7, 1943, to Martin and Dorothy (McCaslin) Struempler. He was the youngest of three children. His parents and his siblings, Joan Birnie and Stanley Struempler, preceded him in death. He grew up on the homestead and graduated from Oconto High School. He at... Read More

Stanley Lavern Roethemeyer, 63, of Gothenburg, Nebraska
December 12, 1954 - July 6, 2018

Stanley Lavern Roethemeyer, 63, of Gothenburg, Nebraska

Stanley Lavern Roethemeyer, 63, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died July 6, 2018 unexpectedly of natural causes in Gothenburg. He was born December 12, 1954 in Maywood, NE, son of Melvin William and Elda Regina (Wendland) Roethemeyer. Stan graduated from Kearney State College, Creighton, and Mount Mary College in Yankton, SD. Stan served his country in the Army from 1973 to 1995; while s... Read More

Ronald Dean Mercer, 79, of Gothenburg, Nebraska
July 8, 1938 - July 6, 2018

Ronald Dean Mercer, 79, of Gothenburg, Nebraska

Ronald Dean Mercer, 79, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died July 6, 2018 at home in Gothenburg after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born July 8, 1938 in North Platte, NE, son of Clarence and Florence (Johnson) Mercer. He lived in several towns in Nebraska which include: Brady, Cozad, Central City, and Gothenburg. He also lived in Longmont, CO and Phoenix, AZ. Ron graduated from Brady Hig... Read More

John (Dwight) Edwards, 79 years of age, of Holdrege
November 5, 1938 - July 5, 2018

John (Dwight) Edwards, 79 years of age, of Holdrege

Celebration of Life Service for John (Dwight) Edwards will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Christian Homes Chapel in Holdrege, Nebraska with Chaplain DeWane Dow officiating.  Military honors will be provided by the Offutt Air Force Base Funeral Honors Team at the Chapel.  To honor Dwight, the family requests casual dress or sports attire.  Following the traditional visita... Read More

Billy Lee Smith, 70, of Lexington, Nebraska

Billy Lee Smith, 70, of Lexington, Nebraska

Billy Lee Smith, 70, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Lexington Regional Health Center. A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held at Billy and Viola’s house on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. with Pastor Al Jesseph, officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel in Lexington. Memorials are sugge... Read More