Date Posted: 2014-01-18

John Koehn, 67, of Pueblo, Colo., formerly of Lexington, died Jan 18, 2014. He was born Nov. 3, 1946 and graduated from Lexington High School in 1965. After high school he served two years with the military in Vietnam.

A Memorial Service will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel, Pueblo, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his father, Milo Koehn, infant twin brothers, Bobby and Billy, grandparents, Bill and Effie Koehn and Ray and Lora Dillman; step-father, Paul Nielsen; father-in-law, Hez H. Salsbury.

He is survived by his wife, Sandy; children, Chris (Carol) Chalk, Michael (Elizabeth) Koehn, Mark (Rachel) Koehn, and Misty (Gregg) Martinez; grandchildren, Maya, John, Makayla, Sophia, Michael, Zoe, and Anthony; mother, Aeota (Doll) Nielsen; siblings, Frank (Vickey) Koehn, Connie (David) Jewett, Kandy (Richard) Anderson, and Susan (Joe) Kreski; mother-in-law, Pat Salsbury; brother-in-law, Hez A. Salsbury; numerous nephews, nieces, family and friends.
Roselawn Cemetery and Funeral Home, Pueblo, Colo., is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at roselawnpueblo.com.

Date Posted: 2011-03-02

Ron Sellers, 64, of Aurora, Colorado, formally of Lexington, NE passed away unexpectedly, March 2, 2011. Ron was born November 22, 1947 in Lexington, NE to Marion and Dorothy Sellers.

He graduated from Lexington High School in 1965. After high school Ron served four years in the Navy serving on the USS Repose in Vietnam as a hospital corpsman. Ron continued his education at Lincoln General School of Nursing and upon graduation worked in the emergency rooms of several hospitals, before taking a job with Qwest where he was the director for employee health case management until his retirement.

Ron volunteered much of his time and talents to St Andrews Episcopal Church in Denver, CO, and also served many years as a member of the board of directors for Bethany House in Denver, CO.

His smile, kindness and quirky sense of humor will be missed by those that knew and loved him. Ron was preceded in death by Bob Davis, his partner of 40 years, his mother and father, his sister, Sharon and grandparents. Ron is survived by his sister, Anita (David) Kucera, Central City, NE and nephew, John (Tara) Kucera and great-niece Shaylin, of Central City NE.

It was Ron’s wish was to be cremated and his inurnment was in Saint Andrews Episcopal Church Columbarium in Denver, CO.

Date Posted: 2013-10-15

Darold D. Hibbs, age 66, of Lincoln, Nebraska, died Tuesday, October 15, 2013,at his home in Lincoln following a battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease.
He was born on February 2, 1947, to Oren Dean and Helen Louise (Binning) Hibbs, in Lexington, Nebraska. He was a 1965 graduate of Lexington High School.
Darold served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969 as a gunner in a heavy artillery battery. He also served in the Army Reserve as a chaplain's assistant while attending and eventually graduating from Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio. He married Eunice Schutz on November 18, 1989, in Kearney, Nebraska.

When younger, Darold worked at a variety of jobs to include carpentry work at Back to the Bible and at Child Evangelism Fellowship headquarters in Switzerland.

He volunteered for Campus Crusade for Christ and the Waikiki Beach Chaplaincy in Hawaii.

Darold enjoyed restoring antique cars, hot rod shows and plein air painting. After employment as a graphic artist at Morris Press in Kearney, Nebraska, he moved with his new bride to Lincoln working in the maintenance department of Gold's Galleria for almost 20 years.

Survivors include his wife, Eunice Hibbs of Lincoln; their daughter Phoebe Noel Hibbs of Lincoln who was adopted from Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China; sister, Nancy Filkin and husband Robert of Columbus, Nebraska; brother Dwayne Hibbs and wife Jill of Kearney, Nebraska; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents.

Funeral Services will be Monday, October 21, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the Berean Bible Church in Lexington, Nebraska with Pastor Glenn Johnson officiating.

Burial with Military Honors will be in the Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 20, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington. Memorials are suggested to the ALS Association.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements. Please forward online condolences to the family through: www.reynoldslovefuneralhome.com

Date Posted: 2010-05-12

Gerald W. 'Butch' Atterberry, age 62 of Elwood, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am, Saturday, May 15th, at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Lexington, with Father Paul Colling officiating. Interment will be at St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery with Military Honors by American Legion Post #290 of Elwood. Viewing and visitation will be from 10:00am - 4:00pm, Friday, May 14th, at Elwood Funeral Home. Rosary will be held at 7:00pm, Friday, at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Online condolences and personal reflections may be left at www.elwoodfuneralhome.com . Elwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gerald was born on July 6, 1947, at Lexington, Nebraska to Allie & Betty J. (Snider) Atterberry. He attended school at Lexington High School and graduated with the Class of 1965. He went on to McCook Junior College, McCook, Nebraska and received his Associates Degree. He was drafted into the U.S. Marines and served from 1969 to 1971 in Vietnam. After his discharge from service, he went back to school at Kearney State College and graduated in 1975 with his business degree. He worked for Banks Clothing, at Lexington, Nebraska in retail sales for many years. He married Maria M. Bliven on October 21, 1977 at Pierre, South Dakota. They made their home in Lexington, Nebraska until 1998. They would then move to Elwood, Nebraska. In 2003, he went to work for Walmart, in Lexington. He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, in Lexington, Nebraska. He was a member and former Commander for the American Legion Post #290 of Elwood, Nebraska He is preceded in death by parents, and sister Judy Brummett. Survivors include his wife, Maria Atterberry of Elwood; daughters, Danielle (Benjamin) Clouse of Maxwell, Alison Atterberry of Kearney, Nicole Atterberry of Elwood, Megan (Wayco) Oaklund of Bertrand; 5 Grandchildren, Cala and Kianna Clouse, Brielle and Alyssa Schutz, Carina Atterberry.

Date Posted: 2009-02-15
Maiden Name: Hendricks

Kathleen Ann (Kathy) Hendricks, 61, of Lexington, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2009, surrounded by her loving family at the home of her parents.

She was born August 26, 1947, at Callaway, Nebraska, to Rollie Kenneth and Ruth Renee (Aikin) Hendricks.

Kathy grew up in Callaway until she was in the 5th grade, when the family moved to Lexington. She was baptized at Morningstar Evangelical Church near Callaway.

Kathy finished her education in Lexington, graduating from Lexington High School with the class of 1965. She then attended a semester at Kearney State College, but decided work was more important at the time and went to work for Lexington Community Hospital. In 1981, she went back to school at Kearney State College where she received her Licensed Practical Nursing Degree. She worked at Tri-County Hospital until her illness forced her to leave.

She loved her work at the hospital and the patients and co-workers loved her. She had a no-nonsense way about her nursing that left her patients feeling safe and secure. Kathy loved being out in the yard doing yard work and gardening. She enjoyed camping, fishing, golfing and bowling. She considered her co-workers her “second family” and her cats were the loves of her life.

Survivors include her parents: Ken & Ruth of Lexington, Nebraska

Two sisters: Bonnie Lee and Ron Rowand of Berthoud, Colorado
Deb & Bernie Petersen of Bastrop, Louisiana

One brother: Kenneth Wayne Hendricks of Cozad, Nebraska

Her Loving Cats: Russell & Dodger

One Niece: Corrin & Lance Goudzwaard of Littleton, Colorado

Two nephews: Keith Sladky of Ogallala, Nebraska
Jim & Dawn Sladky of Oxford, Nebraska

Nine grand nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Three uncles: Walter & Doris Hendricks of Broken Bow, Nebraska
Orin & Della Hendricks of Cozad, Nebraska
Richard & Joyce Hendricks of Callaway, Nebraska

Kathy was preceded in death by her grandparents; one aunt and one cousin.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 19, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel in Lexington, Nebraska with Pastor Megan Morrow officiating.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 18, 2009, from 4-8 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to U.S. Humane Society or Tri-County Hospital Hospice.

It was Kathy’s wishes her body be cremated following her funeral service and Inurnment will be held later with family present at the Evergreen Cemetery in Lexington.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences or guest book signatures may be directed to: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com