Tim M. Wenburg, 58, of Lexington passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at his home.

Tim was born May 7, 1962 to Floyd and Alice (Schwarz) Wenburg. Tim attended Lexington Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1980. Tim furthered his education at Hastings Community College.

At an early age Tim was diagnosed with diabetes which he battled for the rest of his life.

While in Hastings attending college, he worked for various businesses. On returning to Lexington he was employed by Tyson Foods. He worked at Tyson until his health forced him to retire.

Tim enjoyed various activities. He loved playing pitch and other games. He was a trivia wiz and had a wide collection of many things such as Star Wars, Beatles, Elvis, comic books and McDonald toys, one of his favorite past times was watching and collecting Wrestle Mania. Tim was also a terrific artist. He had earned himself a belt in Taekwondo, which he was very proud of. Tim will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Tim is survived by his brothers: Clayton (Susie) Wenburg of Lexington and Alton (Jody) Wenburg of Cozad, nieces, nephews, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Tim is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Dale and his grandparents.

The family has honored Tim’s request to be cremated.

A graveside service will be held Friday, October 2, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cozad Cemetery in Cozad with Pastor Bill Ohlmann, officiating.

Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

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

Date Posted: 2018-09-25

RICKY LEE DEWEY, Lexington, Nebraska

Ricky Lee Dewey died after attempting to save David W. Struempler from drowning, Bertrand, Nebraska, August 6, 1989. Struempler, 19, a non- swimmer, fell from a bridge into the Tri-County Canal and was carried downstream. His cousin, Dewey, 27, farm hand, entered the water and waded and swam to him. A struggle ensued, during which Dewey was submerged repeatedly. Another man entered the water and swam to Struempler, who was by then unconscious, and towed him to the bank, where Struempler revived. Dewey drowned.

Ricky Lee Dewey was honored for his heroic act by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.


Thank you to Scott Wiley (1976) for bringing this to our attention.

Date Posted: 2018-06-10

Dave Richardson, 57, of Lexington died Sunday June 10, 2018, at his home.

Dave was born March 31, 1961, in Lexington, Nebraska, to William and Doris (Schnakenberg) Richardson. He attended elementary school at District 22, before the family moved to town. He graduated from Lexington High School in 1980.

As a youth, Dave participated in 4-H, baseball, fishing and swimming. Throughout his life, he loved music and working on cars. Dave worked as a cook at Andy’s Supper Club, A&W, and The Den. He was best known for his Lawn & Tree Service and cutting firewood in the winter.

Dave will be remembered for his big smile, hearty laugh and generous personality.

Survivors include two brothers: Calvin (Cheryl) Richardson of Lexington, Nebraska, and Kevin (Joyce) Richardson of Broken Bow, Nebraska; one sister, Bea (Ron) King of Lexington, Nebraska; nieces and nephews: Tucker King, Lincoln, Nebraska, Thad (Jennifer) King, Kearney, Nebraska, Melissa (Sam) BeDunnah, Lexington, Nebraska, Ana Zavodsky, Omaha, Mathew Richardson, Lincoln, Nebraska, Nathan Richardson, Lincoln, Nebraska, Mishayla (Tim) Freburg, Gothenburg, Nebraska; three uncles: Norman (Phyllis ) Richardson of Elm Creek, Nebraska and John (Elaine) Richardson of Midwest City, Oklahoma, Allen (Peggy) Schnakenberg of Eastvale, California; and several great nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lexington, Nebraska, with Pastor Rob Kuefner officiating.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 13, from 5-7 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home.

Burial will be at Robb Cemetery, Lexington, Nebraska.

Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church or Robb Cemetery.

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

Date Posted: 2003-09-14

Rick Blodgett - died September 14, 2003

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David Ward - died January 2, 2002

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Sharon Stevens - died November 10, 1999

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Danny Hilty - died February 15, 1995

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Maiden Name: Meyer

Michelle 'Shelley' (Meyer) Sentelle - died April 14, 1993

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Scott Kitzing - died November 16, 1990

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Joe Murphy - died June 30, 1986

Date Posted: 2007-12-18

Dwayne Robert Morrison, 46, of North Platte died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at Gothenburg. Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 22, at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel at Gothenburg with the Rev. Eric Meissner officiating. Burial was at Fort McPherson National Cemetery, at Maxwell.
Morrison was born on Oct. 27, 1961, at Lexington to Harvey E. and June F. (Burr) Morrison. He attended rural Lexington schools and Lexington and Overton senior high schools.
He served his country in the Army and worked at Gothenburg Feed Products Co. as a mill operator up until the time of his death.
Morrison had resided at Lexington, Overton, Torrington, WY, and was most recently lived in North Platte.
On May 3, 2005, he was united in marriage to Kimberly Kay Sherard at Elwood.
He enjoyed playing cards, watching football and phone calls to family, according to family members.
Morrison was preceded in death by: his grandparents—William and Loretta Burr, Byrdia Farr and George Morrison.
Survivors include: his wife, Kimberly Morrison of North Platte; a son, Jacob Allen Morrison of North Platte; a step-son, Scott James Sherard of Gothenburg; two daughters—Emily Nichole and Mariah Dawn Morrison, both of North Platte; his parents, Harvey and June Morrison of Lexington; three brothers—Phil (Deb) Morrison of Chaplen, SC, Mike (Kim) Morrison of Evans, CO, and Bill Morrison of Lexington; sister, Christina Morrison of Eddyville; sister-in-law, Tracy (Randy) Underwood of North Platte; brother-in-law, Robert (Judy) Sherard, Jr. of Gothenburg; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends—Darrel and Becky Fienner and Nick and Tony Canas.
Memorials are suggested to Morrison's children at: 310 Sixth St., Gothenburg, NE 69138. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blase strauser.com. Arrangements have been placed in the care of Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg.

Date Posted: 2009-03-23

Roy Alan Buchholz, 47, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away Monday, March 23, 2009, following a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family.
He was born October 30, 1961, at Lexington, Nebraska to Wayne Benjamin and Margie Marie (Fellows) Buchholz. Roy grew up in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1980. He started working at Orthman Manufacturing during high school and later went to work for Monroe Auto at Cozad. At the time of his death he had spent more than 25 years at Monroe Auto as a Tool & Die machinist.
He was united in marriage to Whitney Deardorff on November 20, 1999, at Buffalo Grove Presbyterian Church at Lexington.
Roy enjoyed woodworking, especially making wooden animals, welding and inventing ways to make every day chores easier to do. He also loved listening to music and being outdoors watching the eagles, target practicing and fishing.
Roy was a "fantastic dad" who loved being with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife: Whitney Buchholz of Lexington, Nebraska,
Four sons: Isaac Buchholz of Florida, Caleb Buchholz of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Kory Wattier of Hastings, Nebraska, Talbot Buchholz of Lexington, Nebraska. One brother: John (Brenda) Buchholz of Lexington, Nebraska Two sisters: Donna (Lenwood) Mobley of Lincoln, Nebraska Lois (Jim) Underwood of Lexington, Nebraska. Mother-in-law & father-in-law: Ralph & Charlene Ogier of Gothenburg, Nebraska, Sister-in-law: Nichole (Pat) Maez of Cozad, Nebraska, Brother-in-law: Tim Ogier of Gothenburg, Nebraska. Special Friends: Chris & Shelley Thompson of Elwood, Nebraska Jana Adams of Cozad, Nebraska. Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends.
Roy was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Craig Deardorff; one brother, Jim; grandparents and two uncles.
Funeral Services will be Thursday, March 26, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. at Buffalo Grove Presbyterian Church at Lexington, Nebraska with Ethel Fox, PMA and Reverend Karen Woo co-officiating. Burial will be in the Buffalo Grove Presbyterian Cemetery next to the church.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 25, 2009, from l-7 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Chapel in Lexington.
Memorials, in lieu of flowers, are suggested to the family for later designation.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.