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Michael J. Benson

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Michael John Benson, 62, passed away January 19, 2023.

Mike was born July 24, 1960, in Lincoln, Nebraska. He grew up in Omaha and graduated from Omaha Tech High School in 1979. Mike was very mechanically inclined and loved learning from his grandfather who owned a gas station in Wahoo. Mike became a certified auto mechanic and developed a lifelong love for anything cars. Mike helped many people with anything they needed fixed.

Mike had a variety of jobs throughout his life. Always a hard worker. Later in life Mike graduated from Creighton University with a degree in mainframe programing. He worked at Experian for many years. He retired as a list broker four years ago after his health issues began.

Mike was married Pam Vogler and they raised two sons Dylan and Dalton. Mike married Jenni Benson in 2014.

Mike loved to BBQ and smoke meats. While he traveled extensively with Jenni, they would always try new BBQ places. Mike loved going places with Jenni and meeting new people. They spent 10 days last May driving 3,200 miles to Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.

Mike was a learner. He loved the Discovery and History channels, soaking it all in. If he didn’t know how to fix something he would learn how. Mike also loved boating and was thrilled to spend time on the lake with the family.

Mike was loved by so many people. He had a giving heart and would help anyone he could.

Mike is survived by his wife Jenni. Two sons, Dylan, and Dalton. His mother Cindy. Three sisters, Terri, Cheryl, and Renee. One brother, Bobby. Three stepdaughters, Sarah (Brian), Joy (Ethan), and Jannah (Yannick). One stepson, Jacob (Naomi). Step-mother-in-law, LaRae. 10 Grandchildren, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

Mike was proceeded in death by his fathers, Ray Benson and James Smith.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 24th at 1:30 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church at 1200 S. 40th St., in Lincoln. Reception after the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials suggested to the NSEA Children’s Fund. Join the family to share stories and a drink at Misty’s in Havelock after the reception.

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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.

James Henry Bothe

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Born on September 19, 1941.

Passed away on December 29, 2022.

No service information at this time.

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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.

Charles Bolus Jr.

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From Lincoln, Nebraska.

Born on January 20, 1927.

Passed away on December 21, 2022.

No service at this time.

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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.

John Turney Buchanan

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May 30, 1927 – December 17, 2022

Lincoln, Nebraska – John T (Buck) Buchanan died December 17, 2022. He grew up in Omaha NE and attended Central High. At 17 Buck enlisted in the US Navy where he served as an Aviation Machinist’s Mate during WWII. Following his service, he graduated with both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Omaha University, now UNO. For 35 years Buck owned and managed RENZE Display Co. which is still owned by the Buchanan family. Besides his love of family, his passion was focused on his love of Automobiles, Aviation, and History.

Preceding in death was Buck’s wife of 62 years Kathryn and oldest son Bruce.

He is survived by his 2nd wife Genny, Bruce’s wife Linda, daughter Mary Mach (Keith), and son Douglas (Dawn) nine grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be held in the spring. The family asks that donations are sent to the Commemorative Air Force Museum at 2012 N Greenfield Rd. Mesa AZ 85215.

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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.

Harry Herbert Bohling

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Born on December 8,1934.

Passed away on November 28, 2022.

Service pending.

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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.