Dennis L. Glen

Fond du Lac - Dennis Lee Glen, 84, passed away April 30, 2021 at Hospice Home of Hope, with his loving family at his side.

He was born April 2, 1937 in Nebraska, a son to the late Richard and Marie Glen.

On June 16, 1984 he married Jeanne Blonien Huberty in Fond du Lac. She preceded Dennis in death on April 29, 2014.

Dennis graduated from high school in 1955. Dennis served in the United States Navy from 1957 to 1961.

Dennis was employed with the United States Postal Service as a mail carrier and subsequently, was appointed as the director of the USPS Credit Union.

Every morning for the last 30 years, he went to breakfast at Connie's Diner. He loved to watch the Badgers, Brewers and Packers play. He enjoyed golfing and watching golf on TV. Dennis loved to go dancing with his wife. He also spent time fishing with his family. Dennis had a passion for watching EAA planes fly over his home. If there was an airshow in the area, Dennis attended.

Survivors include two step-daughters, Sharon Huberty, Rosemarie (Kenneth) Von Rotz, two step-sons, Wayne (Denise) Huberty, and Randall (Gail) Huberty, five step-grandchildren, Jeanne Von Rotz, Wayne Huberty, Christina, Michael and Nicholas Huberty, and nine step-great grandchildren.

He is further survived by three sons, Dr. Roger (Cindy) Glen, Kurt (Sheila) Glen, and Michael Glen, one daughter, Laurie (Paul) Mickel, six grandchildren, sister Sharon (Steve) Anderson, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation: Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:45 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 200 S. Peters Avenue, Fond du Lac.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, 12:00 PM at the church. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery.

Maiden Name: Lee


Mary Rebecca 'Becky' Hohnbaum of North Platte, died July 10, 2022, at the Sutherland Care Center in the arms of her loving husband of 62 years after a struggle with dementia. She was 84 years old.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Episcopal Church of Our Savior. The casket will be closed at the church.

Cremation will follow then Becky will be placed in the Columbarium of the Resurrection Atrium at Episcopal Church of Our Savior.

Visitation is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore, which is in charge of arrangements.

Becky, a Christmas gift to Frank Leslie and Mary Catherine (Hatfield) Lee, was born December 25, 1937, at Lexington. She grew up on a farm east of Lexington and was active in the First Methodist Church. Becky attended rural school then graduated from Lexington High School. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts in Education from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln then did her graduate work at Wayne State College and at several other colleges. Becky's first teaching job was at a grade school in York.

While attending Nebraska Wesleyan, Becky met the love of her life, Jerry A. Hohnbaum, and they were married at the First Methodist Church in Lexington on June 4, 1960. In 1977, the Hohnbaums settled in North Platte. Becky taught grade school at Hershey and in North Platte at Osgood and Hall School and also tutored for the North Platte High School.

During her graduate studies, Becky became interested in working with students who were having troubles in school so after 20 years of teaching she and Jerry opened the R&J Learning Center in North Platte where she tutored. Becky had a passion for helping students reach their potential. One student which she helped get through junior and senior high, "went out on his own" to finish college and law school and is now a judge in another state. She was so proud of his and the others accomplishments.

Becky was an active member of Episcopal Church of Our Savior where she was in the choir and served on other church groups.

She was preceded in death by her parents; mother-in-law, Lucile Hohnbaum; her sister and brother-in-law, Georgia and Don Jones; brother-in-law, Dan Apple; and her aunts and uncles.

Becky is survived by her loving husband, Jerry of Sutherland; son, David Hohnbaum; foster son, Steve (Connie) Mahanes; grandchildren, Erik (Kellie) Mahanes and Michael Mahanes; two great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Gale Hohnbaum Apple; brother-in-law, Bill Hohnbaum; cousin, Janet Hatfield; and other family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are to the church.

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James Warren Downs, 83, was born October 1, 1936 on a farm near Overton, Nebraska. He went home to the Lord on January 3, 2020 and rededicated his faith on January 2, 2020. Jim graduated in 1955 from Lexington High School in Lexington, Nebraska. He joined the United States Army Military Police in 1956 and served two years in Korea.

In 1958, Jim met Martha Fecht; they were joined in holy union on July 20, 1960 and were blessed with four children, Judy, Sandy, Kevin and Jason.

Upon returning home, he was employed by Monroe Auto Equipment Company for 34 years. He retired from being an experimental mechanics engineer and purchasing agent at the age of 59. He served his community and church as a Sunday school teacher, school board secretary and disaster chairman of Dawson County Red Cross.

In 1996, Jim and Martha moved to Carthage, Missouri where they currently reside and are members of the First Baptist church of Carthage.
Survivors, privileged to be loved by him are, his wife, Martha of 59 years of Carthage, Missouri; two daughters, Judy (MIchael) Madden of Norman, Oklahoma and Sandy Downs of Joplin, Missouri; two sons, Kevin (Cathy) of Holly Springs, North Carolina, and Jason (Angie) of Lincoln, Nebraska; four grandchildren, Hunter (Janee), Riley, McKayla and Seth. Also survived are one brother, Stanley (Janea) of Manefee, California and one sister, Martha Mae Smith of Cozad, Nebraska.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Mark and Hazel Downs, one sister, LaVonna Beardsley, one brother Lowell Downs and one granddaughter, Elizabeth Downs.

Date Posted: 2015-07-15
Maiden Name: Silas

Eva J. Silas, age 79, died at the Hospice House in Omaha.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am, Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 11802 Pacific St in Omaha. Burial to follow in ForestLawnMemorial Park.

Eva J. Silas was born in Lexington and was a 1955 graduate of Lexington High School and the Grand Island Beauty School. She married Lorenz “Bill” Montoya on Oct. 5, 1965. They resided in Omaha. Bill died Sept. 30, 2002.

She worked for over 50 years as a “beautician” in Lexington, Grand Island and Omaha. She enjoyed her career very much and received many awards as a young hairdresser. Her most cherished gifts were given to her by the many loyal customers she served. Eva retired at age 70.

Eva will be remembered by her sweet loving heart, her joyous and contagious laughter, and her unending prayerful model of faith, strength and love. Eva was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her loving family, Herman and Paublita Silas, Modesto Silas, Jessie Munoz, Jennie Gutierrez, and Ann Cole. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews, who loved her dearly, along with many cousins and friends.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at the Josie Harper Hospice House.

Memorials suggested to St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, or Hospice House, 7415 Cedar St., Omaha, NE68124. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington, NE at a later date.

Date Posted: 2015-02-18

LeRoy Allen Woodside, 78, of Kearney, Nebraska, passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at St. John’s Good Samaritan Society in Kearney.

He was born July 2, 1936, to Axel Harold and Rosa Karolina Josephine (Schwarz) Woodside. He grew up in Lexington where he attended school and graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1955. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Flint in 1955. Three children were born to this marriage; Laura, Kelly and Mark. LeRoy later married Myrna Sater on September 13, 1964, in Grand Island, Nebraska. He welcomed Myrna’s daughters, Kim and Billie into the family. The couple later was blessed with two children, Joannie and DelRay.

LeRoy loved children. He and Myrna were foster parents to Marty, James and Jason Branstitter and Hannah (Hochstetler) Metzger.

During LeRoy’s working years, he spent most of his childhood working at the bowling alley in Lexington and then Cornland Dressed Beef. In 1970, the family moved to Gibbon. They bought and operated the bowling alley in Shelton, Nebraska until 1977. In 1977, they returned to Lexington where LeRoy worked at Sperry New Holland in Quality Control. In 1983, they moved to Merna, Nebraska where he was the custodian at the school and was a masseuse.

In 1993, they moved to Mississippi where he was a security guard at Casino Magic. They then returned to Nebraska and moved to Minden. While in Minden Myrna passed away and LeRoy was manager of a trailer park. He later moved to Kearney when he retired.

LeRoy had been confirmed and was a member as a young man of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Lexington Muzzleloader’s Club. He enjoyed bowling, woodworking, deer hunting, fishing, camping, playing guitar and being with family.

Survivors include his children; daughter Kelly Bliven and Terry Blum of Bertrand, Nebraska, son, Mark Woodside of Kearney, Nebraska, stepdaughters, Kim (Kirk) Carlson of Ralston, Nebraska and Billie (Lonnie) Root of Ocean Springs, Mississippi; three brothers, Bernard (Judy) Woodside of Holdrege, Nebraska, Wayne (Patricia) Woodside of Odessa, Nebraska and, Mick (Rita) Woodside of Kearney, Nebraska; one sister, Viola Woodside of Lexington, Nebraska; eighteen grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren; as well nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents; wife, two daughters, one son, one grandson, five brothers and two sisters.

Funeral Services will be Friday, February 20, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel in Lexington with Pastor Rob Kuefner officiating.

Burial will be in Grace Cemetery northwest of Lexington.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 19, 2015, from 5-7 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel in Lexington.

Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: