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Herman E. Burson

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Herman Burson, 69, died November 26th, 2023 at Tabitha Journey house in Lincoln after complications with stage 4 lung cancer. Funeral services will be held Friday December 1, 2023 at 10 A.M. at the United Methodist Church in Alda, Nebraska. There will be a luncheon to follow.

Herman was born on March 12th, 1954 and was later adopted by Herman and Celia Burson. Herman grew up on a farm 12 miles east of Burwell. Nebraska. He attended the Midvale School up to 8th grade.

Throughout Herman’s life he worked a variety of farm jobs. For 15 years he worked at Ptzieter’s horse ranch in Erickson, Nebraska.

In February of 1977 he married Jenny Lou Becker. In this Union of marriage a daughter Debra Lynn was born. Herman continued to farm on his own land for a number of years.

He moved to the Grand Island area in 1998 and has lived there ever since. In July 2005 he remarried to Shelly Urich of Eustis, Nebraska. Herman and his wife Shelly worked a number of years as janitors for the theater inside the Conestoga Mall. Herman retired in his later years. He didn’t have any hobbies but enjoyed visiting and just being ornery! He loved his family and his dog very much. He was very proud to be a grandpa.

Herman is preceded in death by his parents Herman and Celia Burson. Great grand parents, brother Mike, and Mother and Father in-law Gloria and Harley Uhrich.

He is survived by his wife Shelly of Grand Island, Nebraska, Daughter Debra (Monte Faith) of Lincoln, Nebraska, Stepdaughter Jessica Urich of Cozad, Nebraska, two sisters Waunetta (Dave Pesek), of Burwell, Nebraska, Cindy Prucha of Lincoln, Brother Grant Harlan(Michelle) of Doniphan, Nebraska, 1 grand daughter Celia Faith of Lincoln, Nebraska, grandsons Carson and Noah of Cozad, Nebraska, as well numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorials can be made to the family.

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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.

Mary LaRene Barry

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Mary Barry left us on November 5th 2023, she was born July 16th 1940. Lived in Lincoln, Nebraska.

She was a devoted grandma, a loving mother and sister, and proud to have 4 great grandchildren. Her family was truly everything to her and she was always there for them no matter what the circumstances.

She always made holidays and family gatherings special with home cooked meals and a loving festive atmosphere.

We were truly blessed to have her in our lives. She is so loved and will be missed beyond words, we will all continue to carry her in our hearts.

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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.

David A. Battiato

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David A. Battiato passed away November 5, 2023 at the age of 71 in Lincoln, NE. He was born June 6, 1952 in Fremont, NE to Russell and Eloise (Hackstock) Battiato. Dave attended St. Patrick’s Grade School and Bergan High School in Fremont, graduating in 1970. He then studied at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He and Jacqueline Gruber married in 1973 and later separated. Dave and Jacque had three children. Dave returned to college at the University of Nebraska in Kearney, graduating in 1980 with a Bachelor’s Degree. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor Degree in 1983 from the University Of Nebraska College Of Law. Dave was a lifelong resident of Nebraska. He was an avid fan of the Huskers, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Beatles.

Dave was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his children, Joey Battiato (Lincoln, NE), Maria Battiato (Lincoln, NE), and D.J. Battiato (Vista, CA), their mother, Jacque Battiato (Lincoln, NE), six grandchildren (Aidan, Gianna, Jack, Kelly, Bruce, and Lucy), brother, Paul Battiato (NY, NY), sister, Ellen Moeller (Lincoln, NE), and many other relatives. Special thanks to the Emerald Lancaster Nursing and Rehab family and to Dave’s friends, Jenise Kouma (Wahoo, NE) and Dwayne and Jan Rice (Lincoln, NE).

No services.

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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.

JoAnn L. Bice

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From Lincoln, Nebraska.

Born on October 7, 1938.

Passed away on October 19, 2023.

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.

Lucy Lien Bonnett

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Born February 6, 1949 in Saigon, Vietnam.

Passed away on September 10, 2023 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Service will be held on Saturday, September 30th, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at Cheney Cemetery; 84th & Yankee Hill Rd. in Lincoln Nebraska.

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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.