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y Phone 402-879-3291 or 785-378-3191 or come to 148 E. Third in Superior or 111 E Main in Mankato to place your ad. Lewis Butts Lewis E. Butts, 102, Topeka, died Feb. 20 at the Topeka Presbyterian Manor. He was born Aug. 15, 1913, in Jewell County, the son of Ruben L. and , Mary V. (Hoffer) Butts. Lewis had resided in Topeka since FOR SALE: 20' 40' 45' 48' 53' Stor- 1944. He was employed as a mechanic age containers for Dale Sharp Pontiac and Lewis or 785 655 9430 16 Toyota before retiring in 1975. He was GUN SHOW Feb. 27-28, Sat. 9-5 and a member of the Topeka Church of the Sun. 9-3, Wichita Century ll Expo Hall Brethren. Lewis and his wife were (225 W Douglas Ave) Buy-sell-trade involved in the Good Sam Club and info: (563)927-8176 16 were editors of the Kansas Chapter Newsletter. 18-Household Goods Lewis was known as the pancake man. He cooked pancakes for many CHEST OF drawers, old fashioned organizations. He pieced many quilts, dish cabinet, square picnic table with made walker bags, lap blankets and four benches. Can be seen east of refurbished lawn chairs. He was a garage at 12th and Kansas, Joy woodworker and also liked to fish. Barnes. 402-879-3634. 18-7-2p Lewis married Cleo L. Hocket Nov. 21 -Feed and Seed 11, 1936, in Glen Elder. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in CERTIFIED SEED oats, $6 per death by a son, Lewis Duane Butts; a bushel. Nupride 8261, glyphosate brother, Clarence A. Butts; three sis- tolerant soybean seed. Joel Masch- ters, Bertha Clark, Myrtle Keller and mann, 402-200-0004.21-8-15cZona Smith. Survivors are his children, Robert 25-Mobile Homes Butts, David Butts and Charlotte Lesnet; 10 grandchildren, 16 great- CLAYTON HOMES of Wichita: grandchildren; two brothers, Eugene $10,000 off doubles and $5,000 off Butts and Thomas Butts; and one sis- singles through the end of February. ter, Lucile Ozmun. Lenders offering $0 down for land Services were held today (Thurs- owners. Call about the Breeze. Over day) at 1 p.m. at the Topeka Presbyte- 2,000 sq. ft. under $80,000,866-858- rian Manor Jellison Chapel. Entomb- 6862 25 ment followedinPenwell-Gabel Cem- etery. Lewis lay in state and the family 26-Notice received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Penwell-Gabel Parker- COLUMBUS ANTIQU E Flea Market, Price Chapel, Topeka. Columbus Ag Park, March 12, 9am- 5pm; March 13, 10am-4pm, Admis- Rosemary Doxon sion $2.50. Jay Albert, 402-202- Rosemary Doxon, 95, died last 5443. 26 Monday at Hilltop Lodge in Beloit. She was born April 5, 1920, to John 36 Thank you Edward and Grace Virginia Woodard THANK YOU for all the cards and McKelvey in Kansas City. best wishes and a special thanks to Rosemary and her family moved to those who attended my open house a farm in the Miltonvale community when she was young. She graduated to help me celebrate the big "80." from ClayCenterHighSchool. Shortly Dixie Whitney 36-8-1 pthereafter, she moved to Dayton, Ohio, THANKSTOallwhosentuscardsfor with her sister, Ruth Phillips, and our anniversaryl It was great! Thank worked in a factory making parts for you Belinda. Gene and Dennis. the military. They later moved to Cin- 36-8-1 pcinnati, Ohio, where she attended nurs- ing school. Following graduation, she I WOULD like to thank everyone for worked in obstetrics at the Miami Val- the cards, phone calls and the per- ley Hospital for a while and then re- sonal well wishes for my 90th birth- turned to Beloit and lived in the Nurses' day. I really meant a lot. Betty Axtell HomeattheBeloitCommunity Hospi- Koukol 36-8-1c tal. A SPECIAL "Thank you" to friends July 6, 1949, she mamed Harold and family for prayers, cards and Conley, and during the 1950s she food sent in memory of Gene Miller servedasaregisterednurseattheBeloit and a special staff at Kingswood Community Hospital. They moved in Court, The Miller families. 36-8-1c 1959 to Phillipsburg and then Boulder, Colo., where she continued her nurs- 37 Memorium ing career. Harold died in 1964 and she re- LAHOMA BRAZIL, Feb. 20, 2015. turnedtoBeloitandservedastheschool One year has passed since that sad " nursel When the nursing program at day, When one we loved was called the North Central Kansas Area Voca- away. God took her home, it was His will, But in our hearts she liveth still. Your daughter, Linda; son-on-law, Everett; grandson, Kevin; grand- daughters, Brenda and Kristie and spouses, Troy and Stacy. 37-8-1c "I look upon life a s a gift from God. I did nothing to earn it. Now that the time is coming to give it back, I have no right to complain."Joyce Cary tional Technical School began, Rose- mary taught the f'wst LPN course and continued teaching until marrying Lyle Doxon in 1971 in Formoso. During their married years, she practiced her nursing career at the Jewell County Hospital in Mankato. She retired in January 1985 and Lyle died in 1986. She lived in Jewell until moving to Beloit. Besides her career as a registered nurse, Rosemary genuinely lived her Jacqueline Holdren, Salina, Kan., with the family present from 6 to 8 faithandwasadevoutmemberofFirst Ashley and Zachary Vacura, Omaha, p.m.,andalsovisitationonFridayfrom Presbyterian Church in Beloit. Rose- Neb.; hismother, RuthHoldren, Beloit, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tibbetts-Fischer Fu- maryhadgreatknowledgeoftheBible. Kan.; three sisters, Mary Folsom, neralHomeassistedtheLauritzenfam. She was preceded in death by her Maize, Kan., Betty and husband Bill ily with these arrangements. parents, her husbands, sisters, Juanita Meis, Hays, Kan., Janet and husband I e[I.ll Taylor Bohning, Ruth Phillips and Bell Dave Wilcox, Beloit, Kan.; along with Gruver; one brother, Edward many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, Gerald 'Dean' Taylor, 79, McKelvey, and two infant siblings, cousins, other family and friends. Belleville, was born Sept. 2, 1936, to Geraldine and Newton McKelvey. A celebration of life service for John and Nellie (Hyland) Taylor on Survivors include many nieces and Walter Edwin Holdren, was held Men- the family farm near Haddam, KS. He nephews, including Darrell and Shirley day, Feb. 22, 2016, at the Harmony died Feb. 15, at the Thayer County Conley who have served as her care- United Methodist Church, Mankato, Hospital. taker. Kan., with Pastor Jim Brackett offici- While serving in the Air National Her funeral was Thursday at ating. Mrs. Pat Grout was the organist, Guard, DeanmetandmarriedllahMetz McDonald Funeral Home, Beloit, who and Phil and Kristi Vetter performed on June 26, 1960, in Washington, Kan. was intrusted with the arrangements, the service music. The hymns were They were blessed with four children. Pastor Deb Hadachek lead the ser- "When I Get To Heaven" and "One Afterhisdischarge, Deanwasaquality vices.IntermentwasinElmwoodCem- MoreDay." CasketbearerswereElliott control inspector for Boeing Aviation etery, Beloit. Kimminau, TeJay Kimminau, Garrett in Wichita. Dean and Ilah returned to Kimminau, Zachary Vacura, Jerry the Northeast Kansas area where they Walter Holdren Anderson and Roger Rightmeier. In- were both raised and together they Walter Edwin Holdren, Mankato, termentwasinthePleasantViewCem- worked side-by-side as successful Kan., was born Dec. 23, 1940, to Rob- etery, (Montrose) rural Formoso, Kan. small business owners in both Wash- ert"Edwin"andRuth(Jacobs)Holdren, Visitation was Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, ington and Republic counties. In in Superior, Neb., and died Wednes- from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Melby Mortu- Washington they owned the Ford and dry, Mankato, Kan., with the family Mercury dealership and later Dean day, Feb. 17, 2016, at the Mitchell receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. served as an agent for State Farm In- County Hospital surance. Health Systems, i iliiii iliii !il i':" 'i: i!i !il Sunday evening. Memorials may be Beloit, Kan.,from given in Walter Edwin Holdren The family moved to Belleville in a long battle of .............. memory to the Mankato City Library 1982 when Dean and Ilah purchased lung cancer, atthe in care of the mortuary. Service dr- the Bell Villa Best Western Motel, age of 75 years, rangements were arranged by Melby Bell Villa Restaurant and Rock Island one month and 24 Mortuary, Mankato, Kan. Online con- Lounge. After retiring in 1995, the days. dolences can be left at couple traveled extensively. He was preceded in death by both He graduated P" parents; a young daughter, Brenda; his from Montrose Rachel Lauritzen brother, Virgil; and his sister, Maxine High School in Zenger. 1958. Walt mar- Rachel Susan Lauritzen, 100, was ried Vergaline born Nov. 5, 1915, on a farm near (Hanson) on Feb. 23, 1963. The fol- Randall to Christian and Addle (Hart) Rose Schnakenberg lowing year, he graduated with a Hanson.ShediedMondayattheCoun- Rosemary Lou Schnakenberg, 77, bachelor's of arts degree in history try Place in Scandia. Rachel graduated the daughter of Herman and Alma from Fort Hays State University. In from Randall High School. On April (Brettmann) Elvers was born Aug. 19, 1973, he received his master's degree 29, 1937,shemarriedAlfredLauritzen, 1938, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She died Feb. in math from Emporia State Univer- and together they were blessed with 16 at her home in Deshler. sity. two children, Joyce Ann and Arthur She grew up in the Deshler area Walt's joy in life was being a Dennis. attending school and graduating from teacher. His teaching career started off They lived and worked together for Deshler High School with the Class of in Sylvan Grove, MundenandRepub- 61 years on their farm north of 1956. After high school she attended lic. Thirty-four of 39 years was spent Courtland. Rachel was a true partner in Fairbury Junior College. teaching seventh andeighth grade math the farming business, working side by Rose was united in marriage to Arlo at Belleville. After retiring in 2003, side with Alfred to make it a success. Bartling in 1957. This union was Walt continued to substitute for many Rachel liked playing cards with friends blessed with the birth of three children; more years in Belleville and Mankato and family, caring for the cattle and Nicky, Daniel and Kristine. Arid died Junior High School. During this time land, canning and preserving foods, following an automobile car accident. he also coached multiple sports like square dancing, traveling, quilting and In 1962 she married Merlen Ray football and basketball, but his favor- caring for her family. Schnakenberg and to this union four ite was probably girls softball in the She was preceded in death by her more children were added to the fam- summer, husband, Alfred, on Oct. 30, 1998; ily, Shelly, Jodi, Jani, and Jamie. After retirement he spent his days brothers, Chester, Eugene and Arthur She enjoyed camping at Lovewell reading (about a paperback a day) and Hanson, and granddaughter, KylaAnne Lake and fishing. She liked being out- goingtoallhisgrandchildren'sevents. Lauritzen. She is survived by daugh- doors enjoying all of nature. Showing Every February he looked forward to ter, Joyce Greer of Parkville, Mo., and youngsters how to catch fish, telling going to Texas with friends. One of his son, Dennis Lauritzen of Courtland; stories and family gatherings brought favorite pastimes was playing cards grandsons Thad Lauritzen of Kansas her a lot of joy. with family and friends. He always had City and Jim Greer of Lexington Park, Saturdays were set aside for the a cribbage board and cards handy, ready Md.; granddaughters, Kori Field of ironing and sewing while listening to to go. Later in life, he found a love for Republic, Megan Lauritzen of Salina, the radio and yelling for a Husker win. bowling. Katey Field of Shawnee and Jennifer Survivors include her husband, He was preceded in death by his StewartofSalina. She wasalsoblessed Merlen; three sons, Nicky Bartling, father, Edwin Holdren. with 14 surviving great-grandchildren Deshler, Daniel Bartling, Aurora, Neb., and one great-great-grandchild. She is Survivors include his wife alsosurvivedbyherbrother, Raymond, f Vergaline, Mankato; three daughters, of Schuyler, many nieces and nephews Residential, Agricultural,& Rebecca Holdren and fiance John of Commercial Title Insurance Salina, Kan., Roxanne and husband and other relatives and friends. -Escrow & Closing Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday Title & Lien Searches-Abstracts Todd KimminauofBeloit, Kan.,Crys- at the United Methodist Church in tal and husband Blake Vacura of Courtland with burial at Rosemound Ideal Title has the NuckoltsCounty documents of land patents from Omaha;-Neb..six grandehitdren, Elliott Cemetery in Hardy. Visitation will be mid-1800s f.r-om U.S. Kimminau, El Dorado, Kan., TeJay today (Thursday) from 5 to 8 p.m., Homesteads to the present. and Garrett Kimminau. Beloit, Kan. UPERIOR Title LLC TOUR & TRAVEL 354 N. 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We would love to see you Superior, Neb. 415 N West Street, Mankato, Kan, II Stx miles Northeast of .... ,__[I H::tirn gs, Nebraska at th; Motivated Seller ~i ' l~ ~ lm/I co e of Road 3 0 a d { .... _ Elf Clay/Adams County line. ! The Good samaritan Society :Superior I " I-'rlce Heaucea 1 l l 11 I isseekingapplicationsfor:Evening Aide I "Cleanand. I Move In Read l I : :~: ~ ~ Adam D. Pavelka I Full Time Day Nursing Assistant and I - Y I Part Time Medication I i (402)984-7744 I I ( j2rliJU I]V' r /I (402)519-2777 I I I w II ." rt Good,_ Ann Hobson,402_879_4791R_N, C, DNS I21, GHC Associated, Inc. Ii ) ww'agriaffiliates'cm bamantan 2Ol West 6th Street Office- 785-243-1555 I AGR! AFFILIATES, ING IIf > Socie Superior,1710 Idaho St. II _ I NE 68978 I Concordia, KS 66901 Fax- 785-243-4772 .oil " l " P~'~ '~" l "~'* ~'/ }J'/' 1~'~ ..... I religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status; Drug Testing I I .... , 721 JS E FI)R $,,&LE IEI ()Wl Unlimited 765 South Denver Street, Nelson, Neb. A Progressive, State of the Art manufacturing company in Hebron, Neb. seeks CNC Operator Experienced operators for several first and second shift positions, to oversee the operation of Okuma Mills and Lathes. Manufacturing experience is preferred but will train the right candidate. MetalQuest offers a competitive compensation package that includes comprehensive medical, retirement, etc. For more information visit and select "Careers"or call 402-768-7312. 7-4c Nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath ALL ELECTRIC ranch style home, close to school, city park and swimming pool. Main floor laundry mud room, walkout French doors to large deck off large family room. Lots of closets and cupboards. Finished basement, 11/2 car garage attached. Additional storage shed in backyard on the 2 1/2 lot property. Super nice neighborhood! If interested call 402-225-2751 or 402-621-0001 T~, February 25, 2016 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 7B and Jamie Schnakenberg, Wahoo; four daughters, Mrs. Mike Ellingson (Kristine), Crete, Shelly Schnakenberg, Phillips, Mrs. Bob Else-(Jodi), Belvidere, and Mrs. Kevin CottarO (Jani) Hebron, 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers: Roger Elvers. Auburn, Calif., and Don Elv- ers, Sedalia, Me.; and a sister, Mrs. Wayne Lomas (Berta) Crete. Her funeral was Saturday at St. Pe- ter Lutheran Church in Deshler. Cas- ket bearers were Gary Brettmann, Steve Brettmann, Derek Schnakenberg, Tal Pinion, Greg Crockett and Bob Crockett. Lyle Rightmeier Lyle S. Rightmeier, Mankato, Kan.i was born Aug. 30, 1923, on a farm four miles south ofMontrose, Kan., to Lewis and Leta (Clark) Rightmeier, and died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at the Jewell County Immediate Swing Bed, Mankato, Kan., at the age of 92 years, five months and 17 days. Lyle was known as "Ike." He was one of seven children born to his parents. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his siblings and their spouses, Leonard, Loren, Lyman, Lester, Leona Winter and Leon Rightmeier. Ike attended school at Hillsdale Country School and graduated from Montrose High School. He joined the United States Army on April 17, 1943, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and was discharged Jan. 12, 1946, with the rank of corporal, serving in the 124th Horse Cavalry regiment. Tree removal, Trimming and Stump Removal Phone Licensed Arborist-- Insured o Reasonable rates . Free estimates J 402-879-3608 Lyle married Virginia Lee Snyder Oct. 21,1951, at the Methodist Church, Montrose, Kan. To this union two chil- dren wereborn, Paula and Roger. They " lived their earlier years in Montrose, moving to Mankato in 1951. Ike worked '" for the United States government as a ~urveyorand soil conservation techni- " clan. He was a member of the Hay- " mony United Methodist Church, t Mankato, Kan. He is survived by his wife, Vir- ginia, of Mankato; daughter, Paul and husband Terry Cherney, of Agenda, Kan.; son, Roger Lyle Rightmeier of Mankato, Kan.; three grandchildren, Came and husband David Hahn of Prairie Village, Kan., Patrick and wife Chantel Cherney of Newton, Kan., Bria Cherney of Denver, Colo.; three great- grandchildren, Keller Hahn, Audrey and Nora Cherney; siblings-in-law, Bonnie Snyder, Don and Barbara Snyder, Ron Intermill, Leta and Ken- neth Adams; and a host of other rela- tives and friends. Ike cherished his family and the many friends he made through the ac- tivities he enjoyed throughout his life, including fishing, hunting, bowling, golfing, gardening, singing in barber- shop quartets and gaining his private pilot's license after his retirement. Lyle S. Rightmeier has requested immediate cremation and services will be held at a later date to honor his life. Arrangements were made by Melby Mortuary, Mankato, Kan. 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