Date Posted: 2018-07-24
Maiden Name: McKee

Gail Magnuson, 95, of Lincoln, Nebraska, formerly of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away on Saturday, July 21, in Lincoln, Nebraska, at the Tabitha Residence - Harbor House.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Eddie Mariel, officiating.

Family will be greeting friends one hour prior to the service. The casket will be closed.

Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Lexington.

Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian Church, Dawson County Historical Society Or Lexington Public Library.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting:

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Date Posted: 2007-01-30
Maiden Name: Lindblade

Marylyn (Lindy) Curtis, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007, at her home in Leisure World at Mesa, Ariz., just 25 days after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  A service celebrating Lindy's life was held on Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at Broadway Christian Church in Mesa, Ariz., officiated by Pastor John Enabnit and Pastor Richard Abbott. Burial was Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, in Mountainview Memorial Gardens at Mesa. Mountainview Memorial Gardens of Mesa was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years; three daughters, Christy (Richard) Abbott of Cedarege, Colo., Connie (Steve) Casey of Glenwood Springs, Colo., Cara Lee (Bob) Berg of Gilbert, Ariz.; one son, Jeff Curtis of Mesa.; one sister, Van (Bill) Kloepping of Lexington, their son and three daughters and families; and eight grandchildren, Aaron (Hayley) Abbott, Becca (Brian) Kuster, Jordan Lyn Abbott, McKenna and Kellin Casey and Jason, Jenna Lee and Jessica Berg. She was preceded in death by a son, Joel Reed; her parents; her sister, Evelyn; and her brother-in-law, Harold Fagot.    Lindy was born July 19, 1924, near Holdrege to John and Tillie Lindblade, the youngest of three sisters. She graduated from Lexington High School in 1941, and attended the University of Nebraska. She studied journalism and worked as a secretary in Lincoln, Dallas and Denver. She was also a United Airlines passenger agent for a few years through the late 1940s and 1950s. Lindy worked as a contract model for the Alexander Film Company in Colorado Springs.

On Sept. 1, 1949, she married Gene Curtis of Denver on the Bride and Groom radio program in Hollywood. The couple moved to Glenwood Springs, Colo., where Lindy was a member of the Art Guild. She and her husband were blessed with three daughters and a son.

Throughout her life she continued to model, teach young aspiring models and narrate fashion shows. For six years, she taught a Christian youth education program from her home, which she called Junior B.A.S.I.C. School (Brothers and Sisters in Christ).

Lindy was a published author and a poet writing children's stories songs, and in 1994 her 96-page poetry book was published and copies are now all over the world. She was a frequent contributor to the Christian Communicator magazine and wrote a number of articles that appeared in Forel Times, The Glenwood Post, Leisure World News and a number of other magazines, periodicals and newspapers. Lindy and Gene moved to Mesa 22 years ago where Lindy became involved in serving at Broadway Christian Church, had a nursing home ministry, and was a member and leader of Hope Fellowship in Leisure World. She also worked for the recreation department of Leisure World. Donations may be sent to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85018, or the Phoenix Rescue Mission, 1801 South 35th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85009.--Obituary obtained from the Lexington Clipper-Herald

Date Posted: 2007-02-28

T. Dean Stuckey, 84, longtime Lexington resident, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007, at Bryan LGH East Hospital in Lincoln. Visitation was Friday, March 2, 2007, at the Reynolds-Love Chapel in Lexington. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 3, 2007, at 10:30 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church in Lexington, with the Rev. Caroline Vickery officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington. Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Betty Stuckey of Lexington; two sons, Tom Stuckey Jr. of Omaha, and Ed (Sally) Stuckey of Appleton, Wis.; two daughters, Diana (Richard) Pitcher of Grand Island, and Dixie (John) Bednar of Omaha; one brother, David Stuckey of St. Petersburg Beach, Fla.; one sister, Helen Barrett of Lexington; nine grandchildren, Corrie (Don) Wesley, Melinda Westerlin, Joe Westerlin, Andy Pitcher, Ryan (Kelley) Pitcher, Katie (Chris) Lyon, Rachel Stuckey, Ben Stuckey and Allyson Stuckey; and five great-grandchildren, Alli, Dillon, Casey, Nic and CJ.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jack, Jim, and Bob; and one sister, Ruth.

Dean was born Dec. 9, 1922, to Ed and Gertrude (Memmott) Stuckey at Lexington, and lived there until his death with the exception of the time he spent in the United States Navy. He graduated from Lexington High School in 1941. He was inducted into the United States Navy in May of 1944, and served on a PC-603 Patrol Craft as a Gunner's Mate 3rd Class.

Dean was united in marriage to Betty Fellers on Feb. 4, 1944, at Lexington. The couple recently celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary. To this union four children were born, Diana, Tom, Dixie and Ed.

Dean was involved in farming and ranching all of his life. He was the head cattle buyer for 30 years for Cornland Dressed Beef in Lexington. Throughout his lifetime he was awarded several honors. He was chosen Young Farmer of the year in 1958. In 1963, he was awarded the Omaha World Herald's Sportsman of the year. He and his wife Betty were elected commander and president, respectively of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and its auxiliary April 4, 1950, the year the Lexington Veterans Club was built. That same year he coached a group of young boys who won a marble tournament. He was involved as a coach with American Legion Baseball and Basketball for many years.

Memorials are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church or the Lexington Baseball Association.

obituary obtained from Lexington-Clipper On-line

Date Posted: 2007-06-18
Maiden Name: Lauby

Thelma J. Rhone, 84, of Lexington, died Monday, June 18, 2007, at Plum Creek Care Center in Lexington. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, June 22, at 2 p.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Lexington with the Rev. Paul Colling, officiating. Burial will be in St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery at Lexington. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 21, from 5-7 p.m. with wake service at 7 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington. Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include two grandsons: Ryan and Riley Rhone of Lincoln; one great-granddaughter: Rhiannon Rhone of Broken Bow; one sister, Gerry (Richard) Barger of Portland, Ore.; daughter-in-law: Barb Rhone of Lexington; two sisters-in-law: Marge Rhone of Cozad and Norma Rhone of Cozad; a dear friend, Marge Kitsmiller of Lexington.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; husband, Vaughn in 1999; and son, Randy in 2001.

She was born March 13, 1923, at Lexington, to Joseph P. and Lucy A. (Fagot) Lauby. Thelma was raised around Lexington, graduating from Lexington High School with the class of 1941. She was united in marriage to Vaughn K. Rhone on July 15, 1944, at Lexington. One child was blessed to this union, Randy.

Thelma enjoyed being a housewife and mother, and working outside the home at the ASCS Office for 11 years, as well as spending 29 years at Farmer's State Bank in Lexington. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, the Altar Society and the American Legion Auxiliary. Thelma was always very active in the church, she enjoyed helping wherever possible.

She loved playing bridge and spending time with family and friends. Memorials are suggested to St. Ann's Catholic Church or the donor's choice.

--Obituary obtained from the Lexington Clipper-Herald