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Kenneth Clair Price

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Kenneth Clair “Ken” Price, 79, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 15, at CountryHouse in Lincoln. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 1 from 5 to 7 PM at Southgate UMC. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 2 at 10:30 AM at Southgate UMC with time of luncheon and fellowship to follow.

Ken was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on March 11, 1943, to Keener Isaiah and Clara May (Smock) Price. The family moved to Plattsmouth where he grew up and graduated from Plattsmouth High School.  He attended Northwest Missouri State University and student taught at Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca schools where he continued to teach English and Speech for 32 years.

He was united in marriage to Karen S Nutzman in August 1970 and to this union were born three children: Cynthia Sue, Kristi Kay and Craig Kenneth. They later divorced. Ken was married to Karen K Acree and they lived in Washington, KS. After her passing, he moved to Lincoln, NE, where Mary F. Hutson danced her way into his heart. After her passing, he dedicated his time to serving as a volunteer for AseraCare Hospice.

Ken was a loving father, dedicated grandfather and friend to everyone he met.

Ken is survived by:

Daughter Rev. Cynthia (Klint) Stewart and granddaughters Isabelle Mae (fiancé Ryan Talkington) Stewart and Emma Katherine Stewart.

Daughter Writer Kristi Kay (Tony) Kreifels and grandsons Christian Michael (fiancée Natalie Scheil)Taggart and Zachary Lukus Taggart and bonus grandchildren Rachel and Jackson Kreifels

Son Sgt. Craig Kenneth (Andrea) Price and grandson Trenton Keener Price and granddaughter Taylor Lynn Price.

Many nieces and nephews and numerous friends. He was a friend of Bill W.

Preceding him in death were his parents Keener I and Clara brother Keener L, wife Karen K Acree, wife Mary F Hutson, several aunts and uncles and many dear friends.

Memorials to the family for later designation.

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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.

Edward John Harbac

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Born February 27, 1949.

Passed away on June 14, 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.

Thomas LuVerne Sawyer

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Thomas Sawyer, 58, of Hickman, Nebraska passed away peacefully at home on Thursday June 9th surrounded by loved ones.

Tom was born September 13th, 1963 in Fremont, Nebraska to LuVerne and Betty Sawyer. He graduated from Fremont Senior High, and went on to Southeast Community College in Milford, Nebraska for surveying and drafting. He started working at the Nebraska Department of Roads and was there several years. He then started to work at Kirkham Michael and JEO Consulting Group, ending his career back at the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

On August 24, 1984, Tom married Pamela Spes in Fremont, Nebraska. Tom enjoyed sailing, being on his fishing boat, wood working, and being with his pool team where he was a captain for several years.

Tom’s survivors include; Wife Pam, son Kyle (Kalli) Sawyer of Omaha, Nebraska; Son Garrett (Caitlin) Sawyer of Dorchester, Nebraska; and Daughter Morgan (Tim) Onwiler of Windsor, Colorado; ten beautiful grandchildren: Caden, Emmi, Jack, and Rori Sawyer; Lydia, Levi, and Laklyn Sawyer; Elijah, Jonah, and Noah Onwiler. Tom also left behind sister LuAnn (Paul) Dritley, brother Jeff (Cindy) Sawyer and many nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents LuVerne and Betty Sawyer.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 on Tuesday, June 14th at Lincoln Berean Church, 6400 South 70th Street, Lincoln, NE. He requests that NO ties be worn.

Memorials to the Hickman Fire Department, Hickman 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.

Clara Marie Kalita

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Born on July 19, 1944.

Passed away on June 8, 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.

Lela Agnes Sayward

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Born February 18, 1943.

Passed away on June 3, 2022.

A Graveside Service will be held Monday June 20, 2022 at 2:00pm at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Burchard, 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.