Obituaries

Bryce R. Niss

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Bryce Randall Niss was born on July 31, 1985 to Randall and Deb (Schilling) Niss in Pawnee City, Nebraska. He attended Pawnee City Public Schools and graduated in 2004. He was united in marriage to Danielle Broady on August 8, 2009, at the First Presbyterian Church in Pawnee City.

Carolyn Kay (Price) Anderson Saroni

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Carolyn Kay (Price) Anderson Saroni, 75 of Beatrice (formerly Tecumseh) passed away peacefully on Nov 7, 2020 at her home. Carolyn was born on June 19, 1945 in Chicago IL to William and Loretta (Giraldi) Price.

Keith William Clements

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Keith Williams Clements was born on May 11, 1950- Mother’s Day- the third child to Virgil and Doris (Boggs) Clements, in Parsons, Kansas, where his dad farmed. His family moved to Haviland, Kansas when he was five, where he spent his childhood and teen years. His family belonged to the Friends Church in Haviland. Keith graduated from Friends Academy, as part of the last class the academy graduated before it closed. He went on to attend Friends Bible College in Haviland, Venard College in Iowa, and Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. After his college years, Keith worked in Quality Control at Cessna Fluid Power in Hutchinson, Kansas for thirteen years.

Robert Dean (Bob) Parrish

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Robert Dean (Bob) Parrish was born July 4, 1944, to William (Bill) and Katherine (Kate) (Stephens) Parrish, at home in Tecumseh, NE, and passed away November 15, 2020, in Lincoln, NE. He was baptized and confirmed at Tecumseh Methodist Church.

Lela (Koehler) Buchholz

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Lela Annetta (Koehler) Buchholz, 97, of rural Table Rock, passed away November 5, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Center in Auburn, Nebraska. She was born to Albert and Lena (Johnson) Koehler on October 18, 1923 on the family farm near Humboldt, Nebraska. She was one of six children. Lela was baptized Nov. 18, 1923 and confirmed March 6, 1938 at the St. James Lutheran (Long Branch) Church, rural Humboldt, NE. She received her education at Prairie Hill Rural School District #46 through the eighth grade.

Norma J. (Lacey) Burns

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Norma Jane Burns was born to Norman and Mary (Anderson) Lacey on January 21, 1939 in Omaha, Nebraska. She was one of four daughters born to this union. She grew up in Tecumseh, Nebraska and graduated from Tecumseh High School.

Wanda Schmidt

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Wanda R. Schmidt, 96, of Tecumseh, passed away on October 28, 2020. She was born to James and Cora (Snyder) Jacka on September 30, 1924 at Tecumseh, Nebraska. She was baptized at an early age. Wanda grew up on a farm east of Tecumseh in the Spring Creek area and attended the District 19 country school through sixth grade. She graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1942, then went on to attend Peru State College.

Betty M. McWain

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Betty Marie (Morrison) McWain was born at home on August 28, 1928 to Daniel Ivan and Sophia Elizabeth (Reinhardt) Morrison. Betty was born and raised in Table Rock, Nebraska, the youngest of eleven children, graduating from Table Rock High School in 1947.

Larry E. Clark

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Larry E. Clark, a 52-year resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 in Henderson, Nev.

Charles “Chuck” Wagner

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Charles Wilford Wagner was born to John J. and Lois Mae (Morris) Wagner on December 1, 1934 in Pawnee City, Nebraska. He grew up and worked on the family farm near Dawson, Nebraska. Chuck attended Honey Creek Rural School.