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Virginia “Jenny” (Adams) Wheeldon March 26, 1951 - March 20, 2020

Virginia Faye (Spurgin) Wheeldon was born March 26, 1951 in Falls City, Nebraska to Carl and Mildred (McCleary) Spurgin. She attended school in Dawson, Nebraska and graduated from Dawson-Verdon High School in 1969.

On June 28, 1969 Jenny, as she was known to many, was united in marriage to Kenton Wheeldon at the Auburn Christian Church. They made their home in Brownville, Nebraska and would be blessed with two children, Stephanie and Justin. The couple would later divorce but remain good friends.

Jenny was active in the Brownville community. She was a member of the Brownville Methodist Church, on the Brownville Historical Society Board, a member of Brownville Fire and Rescue, and was involved in the Brownville Fiddlers’ Contest. Jenny volunteered to help with every

Brownville school activity she could.

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Dr. Jerry “Doc” Just, Jr.

Dr. Jerry “Doc” Just, Jr

Dr. Jerry “Doc” Just, Jr. 80 of Pawnee City, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 in Pawnee City. He was born on July 17, 1939 in Salina, Kansas, to Melville L. and Beatrice (Hanley) Just, Sr.

At the age of 14 Jerry knew he wanted to grow up to become a veterinarian. He always had a great passion for the healing of animals. After graduating from Salina High School he attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. After three years of pre-vet studies and being accepted into vet school Jerry decided he could ask his high school sweetheart to marry him.

On September 3, 1960 Jerry was united in marriage to Susan Bell at Peace Lutheran Church in New Cambria, Kansas. Later that same September Jerry started his last four years of study in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated in 1964 with a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

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19
Mar
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Linda “Annie” Gartner

Linda “Annie” Gartner

Linda Ann Rathbone, one of three children of Mortimer and Marjorie (Broady) Rathbone, was born October 14, 1948 in Tecumseh, Nebraska. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church near Johnson, Nebraska.

Annie attended Graf rural school until it merged with Johnson and she graduated from Johnson High School in 1966.

In 1968 Annie was married to Galen Gartner at the Methodist Church in Unadilla, Nebraska. They were blessed with three children: Dawn, Travis, and Jordana. Annie and Galen divorced in 1995.

Annie worked in many vocations during her life. She was first and foremost a mother and spent several years at home while her children were growing. She had worked at Campbell’s Soup Factory in Tecumseh and the FSA offices in Tecumseh and Auburn, Nebraska.

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19
Mar
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Jann Junior Janssen

Jann Junior Janssen

Jann Junior Janssen, 82, of Sterling, died Friday night, March 13, 2020 at a Lincoln hospital. He was born on October 3o, 1937 at Meadow Grove and graduated from Burr High School in 1955.

He served in the Army Reserves from 1960-1966, was a long-time farmer in the Sterling area, and was a member of St. John Lutheran Church.

On June 3o, 1962 he married Linda K. Folkerts at Trinity Lutheran Church in Talmage. He enjoyed farming, using his tractor and loader to move soil, raising cattle, playing cards and his pet cats. He loved his family, with his pride and joy being his ten grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Linda K. Janssen of Sterling; sons, Gerald (Candy) Janssen of Sterling and Jeff (Cindy) Janssen of Wichita, KS; daughter, Cindy Janssen and her husband Curt Hrabik of Louisville; ten grandchildren, Danielle, John, and Joie Janssen, Jared, Caleb, Lucas, Jacob, Logan, and Tyler Hrabik, and Jemma Janssen.

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Margaret S. Bush

Preceded in death by husband, John D. Bush; brothers, Bernard J. and Harold Daniel Sullivan. Survived by children, Sarah M. “Sally” Bush and John Bush (Mary Ann Bailey); five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Kathleen Stratman; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, February 28, 2020 at 10am, Christ The King Catholic Church (654 S. 86th St., Omaha)

Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Christ the King Ladies Guild.

Arrangements by: Heafy-Hoffman-Dworak-Cutler, www.heafeyheafey.com

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27
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Bernard E. Morrissey

Bernard Eugene Morrissey was the owner of MBC Construction and a National Hall of Fame Trap Shooter.

Survived by his wife, Mary Jayne; sons, Michael and Mark (Amy) Morrissey; daughter, Michelle Swoboda (Art); grandchildren: Paul, Adam, Kyle, Makayla, Myah and Grant Morrissey and Jessica, Jay and Mathew Swoboda; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family received friends Tuesday, February 25th at the West Center Chapel followed by a Vigil Service. Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, February 26th at 10:30am, St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church (11802 Pacific St.).

Interment at Calvary Mausoleum.

Memorials will be directed by the family.

Arrangements by: Heafy-Hoffman-Dworak-Cutler, www.heafeyheafey.com

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27
Feb
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Viola M. Gartner

Viola M. Gartner, 97 of Syracuse, passed away on February 18, 2020. She was born on July 12, 1922 to Max & Maude (Page) Ebert.

She married Ralph Gartner on September 2, 1941. Three children were born to this marriage. In 1948 she and Ralph started Gartner Construction Co. where they worked side by side until Ralph’s death in 1995. Viola continued as President until the company was sold in 2006.

Viola was a member of the Auxiliary of American Legion Post #100 and United Methodist Church in Unadilla.

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20
Feb
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Robert E. Kuhl

Robert E. Kuhl

Robert Edgar Kuhl was born on September 26, 1935 to Edgar and Elizabeth (Meints) Kuhl at his parents home near Elk Creek, Nebraska. He was con-

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Church, Tecumseh, Nebraska on June 5, 1949 by Pastor Joseph Gerken. He graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1953. Bob was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Family came right after his religious faith. Bob was always one to help anyone down on their luck. He was always one that anyone could call on and know that he would be able to help.

Bob started working for Chuck Morrissey when he was 14 years old and he always said that was his favorite job.

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13
Feb
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Mark David Morrissey

Mark David Morrissey was born September 6, 1955 in Evanston, Illinois to William H Morrisey and Anita Margaret Morrissey. After his high school years in New Jersey, Mark lived in California and eventually settled in Morrill, Nebraska where he worked as an over-the-road truck driver and as an electrical lineman. In 1999, Mark married his life partner [Susan] and together they established their restaurant, “Our Place,” in Custer, South Dakota. After Susan’s passing nine years later, Mark continued to operate the café and kept her dream alive until his retirement in May 2019.

During retirement, Mark’s passion for the open road came on the back of his Harley Davidson Road King. In true biker form, Mark logged in excess of 100,000 miles across the United States visiting with family and friends along the way. Mark spent his spare time from the road watching Fox News and listening to his favorite Band “The Grateful Dead.”

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06
Feb
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Jon M. Fink

Jon M. Fink

Jon M. Fink was born to John R. and Doris (Townsend) Fink on September 20, 1935 in Tecumseh, Nebraska. He spent his early years on a rural Elk Creek farm. His parents relocated to Seattle, WA for a few years while they worked in an aircraft factory during the war and then returned to Nebraska where Jon spent the remainder of his youth living in Pawnee City until starting college.

Jon graduated from Pawnee City High School, attended K-State for one year and then transferred to the University of Nebraska, Lincoln where he received his degree in Vocational Agriculture. Jon was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, serving as President of the Fraternity his senior year.

He was united in marriage to Joan Rinne on February 1, 1959 at the Salem United Church of Christ, rural Steinauer, Nebraska.

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