Date Posted: 2022-01-29
Maiden Name: Munoz


Angelita G. “Angie” Hernandez, 87, of Lexington, Nebraska passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022 at Avamere in Lexington.

She was born on March 12, 1934 in Lexington, Nebraska to Genaro and Filiberta (Godinez) Munoz. Angie attended public schools in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1953. Being a Lexington Alum was always very important to Angie.

Angie was united in marriage to Joseph Hernandez on December 29, 1953 in Fort Morgan, Colorado. Three children were blessed to this union: Gerry, Ed and Tricia. The family made their home in Lexington. When Gerry turned 13, Angie went to work as a florist at Lee’s Flower shop. She used her trade to create the wedding flowers for her niece’s weddings. Because she was a good seamstress, she made most of Gerry’s clothes including outfits for her dolls. She then worked for Reach Electronics, Tri-County Hospital and the Holiday Inn Express, where she always looked forward to working and visiting with people at the events in the conference center.

From the time of her Baptism in April of 1934, she was a faithful member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church. She was a proud member of the VFW Auxiliary and a 60 year member of the Penny Pincher Extension Club.

She was very active at the Grand Generation Center where she enjoyed making pretzels, exercising, and visiting with her friends. Her grandchildren were her joy and she enjoyed attending as many of their activities as possible. She also liked working in her flower garden.

Angie will always be remembered for her love and pride of her family. Her smile and contagious laughter filled every room she entered. She never missed the chance to attend a social event.

Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Joe of Lexington; her daughters, Gerry Hernandez of Broomfield, Colorado and Tricia (Scott) Latter of Holdrege; daughter-in-law, Dawne (Bill Haines) Hernandez of Lexington; five grandchildren, Casey Skiles of Jackson, Wyoming, Nathan Hernandez of Grand Island, Trevor (Kelsey) Hallan of Lexington, Dakota Hernandez of Kearney and Joel (Ali) Latter of Holdrege; five great-grandchildren, Natalie, Zach, Ezekiel, Bennett and River; sister-in-law, Helen Munoz of Lincoln and brother-in-law, Tom (Emily) Hernandez of Kearney; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Besides her parents, Angie was preceded in death by her son, Ed Hernandez; granddaughter, Jessica Skiles; four brothers, Salvador, Luis, Genaro and Jim; three sisters, Victoria Munoz, Margaret Munoz and Mary (Herb) Mettenbrink.

Mass Of Christian Burial will be on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington with Father Jose Chavez, officiating.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 3, 2022 from 5-7 p.m. with a Rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington.

Interment will be at St. Ann’s Catholic Cemetery in Lexington. There will be a luncheon following the Graveside Service at the Holiday Inn Express in Lexington.

Memorials are kindly suggested to the Grand Generation Center, St. Ann’s Catholic Church, or to the family for later designation.

Maiden Name: Brummet


Shirley A. Noble, 85 of Overton passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Emerald Nursing and Rehab in Cozad.

Shirley was born August 31, 1935 in Lexington to Tobe and Thelma (Fiedler) Brummet. She graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1953.

Shirley was united in marriage to Dwight F. Noble on June 14, 1953 in Lexington. After marriage the couple lived in Fall Brook, California, Lexington, Gibbon, Kearney and settled in Overton in the early 1960’s. Dwight preceded her in death on January 8, 2006.

Shirley was employed for many years at Plectron in Overton and then at Davenport’s Gas Station and later at Overton Sand & Gravel as a secretary-book keeper. She also did the books for Noble Repair for many years. Shirley and Dwight were Foster parents for over 67 children. Shirley was also known to help her husband with his business by painting houses and even some roofing.

Shirley was a member of the Overton Christian Church. She enjoyed sewing, hanging wallpaper, horses, ham radio operating but most of all was very family oriented. She was a great mother to her children.

Shirley is survived by two sons; John of Omaha and Allen and wife Jan of Overton, four daughters; Barbara Holen of Overton, Kathy Gill of Overton, Tova and husband Denny Todd of Amherst , and Jennifer and husband Ray Harris of Omaha, sister-in-law; Dorothy Brummet of Crestview, Florida, grandchildren; Adam Gill, Joshua Gill, Justin Noble, Brandy (Thomas) Echavaria, Emily (Paul) Wagner, Megan (Michael) Torczon, Jessica Holen, Seth (Brenda) Noble, Ashley (Scott) Fisher, Cooper Shubert, Kathy Little Bull Holen, Tova Holen and Gavin Holen, sixteen great-grandchildren, with one on the way as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers; Alan (Gene) Brummet, Neal Brummet and Robert K. Brummet as well as a granddaughter, Noel Holen.

There will be no visitation and the casket will be closed at the church.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 8, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the Overton Christian Church with Pastor Will Thompson, officiating. Face coverings will be at the discretion of those attending. The service will be live streamed on the Reynolds Love Facebook page.

Interment will be In the Overton Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Overton Volunteer Fire Department or the Overton Christian Church.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. To share online condolences, please visit:


John Donald “Don” Ryan, 83, of Grand Island, NE died peacefully  Sunday, June 23, 2019, under the watchful eyes of caregivers of Tabitha Hospice and the staff of Country House Residence where he was a resident for over two years.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, June 28, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral.  Fr. James R. Golka, Fr. Richard L. Piontkowski Jr., Fr. Mark A. Maresh, and Fr. David L. Rykwalder will celebrate the funeral mass.  Don’s wishes were to be cremated.   Inurnment will be in St. Ann’s Cemetery in Lexington, NE with a committal service at 2:00 p.m.  Visitation will be Thursday, June 27, 2019, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Curran Funeral Chapel with a vigil service at 7:00 p.m.   In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.  Your thoughts and prayers may be given under Don’s obituary.  Curran Funeral Chapel is assisting the family.

Don was born July 9, 1935, in Wood River, NE.  He was the son John and Madeline (Frances) Ryan.  He was the fourth child and only son of the couple.  He received his formal education at the University of Nebraska and Kearney State College.  He married Donna Bradshaw on August 14, 1959, in Lexington, NE.  This union was blessed with two sons, Mark and Chris and a daughter, Kelly.  Soon after marrying the couple taught in Lexington, Don’s home town.  After four years Don was given the opportunity to join a financial company in Grand Island.  This became his life for nearly 72 years of service throughout the state.  His love for people made him care for and enjoy his career and life.  He was a faithful follower of Husker football, baseball, and volleyball.  He soon converted Donna when he coached the boys in the summer. 

After nearly 60 years of marriage they relished traveling abroad.  They enjoyed each other and others traveling with them as they savored the dining, dancing, music, and God’s nature during their travels.  When you think of Don please remember his hearty lust for life.

Don will be remembered and missed by his wife Donna, his three children, Mark and his wife Susan, Kelly and husband Paul Lutomski, Chris and his wife Kelsey.   Others left to cherish his memory include a granddaughter, Ashley Wolf and husband Josh, his many nieces, nephews, friends and clients, especially Eric Stewart who took over Don’s business.  Don will be deeply missed by all his family, friends and all who knew him.  He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant daughter, Marci Jo, grandson, Matthew Lutomski, infant brother, two sisters, Mary and Frances, nephew, Mike Lantz, and a brother-in-law, Larry Bradshaw.

Maiden Name: Wing


Patsy L. Loschen, 84, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Bryan Medical Center – East Campus in Lincoln.

She was born June 5, 1934 in Sumner, Nebraska to Luther and Wilmetta (Hyslop) Wing. Patsy was a 1953 graduate from Lexington High School. She was united in marriage to Marvin O. Loschen on June 18, 1953 in Lexington at Grace Lutheran Church. Three children were blessed to this marriage: Marvin E. (Butch), Susan and Tammy.

Patsy and Marvin spent the majority of their lives in Lexington. Patsy spent twelve years as a truck driver with her husband. Marvin and Patsy last worked as owner operators for England Transportation. They traveled far and wide with many adventures. She was a cook at Lexington High School for ten years. She was also an Assistant Administrator at the Deshler and Valentine Care Homes and a dietary supervisor at Westside Care Home now Plum Creek Care Center in Lexington.

Patsy enjoyed playing Pinochle with their card club for over fifty years. She was a charter member of Grace Lutheran Church and a member of her women’s church group. She was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Lexington. She never missed a high school class reunion and looked forward to seeing her classmates every year. She went to the Grand Generation Center several times a week to eat lunch, play cards and have a good time with friends.

She loved spending time with her family and friends. With her friend, Anne, they had a weekly date for Sunday lunch and a movie. With her grandchildren she loved to go camping and play cards.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan (John) Lepert of Plattsmouth, Nebraska; four grandchildren, Michelle Lepert Khati, Brian Lepert, Shannon (Aaron) Lepert Mathis and Heather (Raul) Loschen Ochoa; four great-grandchildren, Augie Garcia, Jeman Khati, Rohan Khati, and Brookelynn Mathis; two brothers and one sister, Harvey (Betty) Wing of Gothenburg, Norma (Rex) Robinson of Cozad, Charles Daniels of San Diego, California; as well as nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Luther Wing and Wilmetta Daniels Brown, her husband, Marvin; one son, Marvin (Butch); one daughter, Tammy and two brothers, L. Marvin Wing and Lee Daniels.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.

Funeral Services will be on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Lexington with Pastor Erin Dunlavy, officiating.

Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Lexington.

Memorials are suggested to the Grand Generation Center in Lexington, Nebraska.

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

Date Posted: 2014-02-13
Maiden Name: O'Connor

Kathleen Marie O’Connor Seberger, 78, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Plum Creek Healthcare Community in Lexington. Kate was born on a farm near Plattsburg, Missouri, on September 11, 1935, to Dennis Leo O’Connor, Sr. and Mary Ellen Golden O’Connor. In 1939, her family moved to Lexington, Nebraska to open and operate Burns-O’Connor and Skinner Cattle Company. She graduated from Lexington High School in May of 1953. She attended 2 years at Loretto Heights Catholic College in Denver, Colorado, studying Journalism.

Shortly after she returned home, she married Richard Julian Seberger on June 2, 1956, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington. They were fortunate to have over 52 years together before Rich passed away in 2010. Together they raised eight children and were proud grandparents to 23, and in the last year Kate was blessed with 2 great-grandchildren.

Family was very important to Kate, and raising a good family was her main purpose in life; her most cherished role was that of mother and grandmother. Knowing the importance of being involved, she sat on many school boards during the 34 years her children were in school. Also, she cooked for family, friends, and school children as one of her pastimes; eagerly fighting over her Special K Bars was a regular occurrence that made her smile. She worked in the Lexington Middle School kitchen and cafeteria for 22 years, and she fed all of her grandchildren that attended Lexington Middle School. In the summer, she enjoyed filling the backyard pool for her children and grandchildren to swim in.

Survivors include six sons; Richard, Jr. & Michelle, William & Pam, Alan & Katy, Kenneth & Dee, Daniel & Mary Jo, and Capt. Dennis and Melinda, all of Lexington. Two daughters; Mary & Greg Hiatt and Diane & Alan Pryor, all of Lincoln.

Twenty-three grandchildren; Kelsey and wife Lyndsey Hiatt, Jessica, Tori, Sarah, Logan Hiatt, Kathleen & husband Andrew Ostrom, Elizabeth, Alison and husband Andy Keirns, Courtney, Richard, III, “R.J.”, Bridget, Kyle, Allysa, Nicholas, Sydney, Eric, Casey, Kristian, Brandon, Sam, Nathan, Julian, and Adrianna. Two great-grandchildren; Olivia Flores and Lucas Keirns. Brother, Dennis O’Connor, Jr. of Lexington; Brothers-in-law; George & Delores Seberger of Garden Valley, CA, and Joseph & Marcelene Seberger of Bakersfield, CA, and sister-in-law, Mary (Mrs. Robert) Seberger of Redding, CA; many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents, Dennis and Mary O’Connor, her husband, Richard; as well as her sisters, Mary Julia and Betty, and brothers-in-law, Earl Hoffmann, John Lawless, and Robert Seberger.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington with Father Neal Nollette celebrating.

Visitation will be held Monday, February 17, 2014, from 3-5 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Chapel in Lexington with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church.

Burial will be in the St. Ann’s Catholic Cemetery at Lexington.

Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society – Dawson County Relay for Life.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is honored to assist the family with arrangements. To share online condolences with the family please go to: