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Judith Arlene Elder

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3-30-1941 to 10-25-2019

Judith A. Elder was called home to God on October 25th 2019 at Gracepoint Assisted Living Facility Tabitha in Lincoln, Nebraska.

She was born March 30, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois Bryon and Velma (Foltz) Denny.

Survived by children Kelley (Elder) Garay and Stuart Garay of Lincoln and Paula (Elder) Hamilton also of Lincoln. She had to 5 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren who are all of Lincoln.

Judith was preceded in death by her husband Philip D. Elder, parents, and a brother Charles E. Denny.

Judith worked her whole life in health care assisting people with scheduling and insurance. She was a devout active member of the Catholic Church involved in many organizations to include but not limited to St Anne PCCW circle, Catholic Daughters, Legion of Mary Auxiliary, Perpetual Adoration, CCD, Sunday School. She also volunteered her time reading to the blind, literacy council, and was a Girl Scout Leader for many years. Even in death Judith continued to give as she was an organ donor for Live on Nebraska.

Memorial Rosary and Mass was held at Cathedral of the Risen Christ Catholic Church, 3500 Sheridan Blvd. in Lincoln at 2:00 p.m. on November 9,  2019. A Cookie and Coffee reception to follow service. A graveside service and internment was at 4:30 p.m. also on Saturday, November 9th at Cortland, Nebraska Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Catholic Social Services https://www.cssisus.org/  Condolences may be posted using the form below.



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.

Linda Lou Eisenbarth

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December 31, 1950 – May 16, 2019

Linda lived in Lincoln for 68 years.  She married Richard on December 26, 1970.  Linda passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family and friends.  She graduated from Lincoln Northeast in 1969, “Once a rocket, always a rocket”.

Linda’s pride and joy was her family.  She graduated from Joseph’s College of Beauty.  She worked in the deli at Hinky Dinky Grocery Store, manager at Sally’s Beauty Supply, receptionist at Home Real Estate before her stroke in 2013.  Her hobbies include spending time with her grandchildren, drinking coffee, visiting with family and friends, gambling at the “boats”/Council Bluffs and Las Vegas.

She is survived by her mother, Wyona (Scoville) Markwardt; husband, Richard Lee Eisenbarth, Sr.; daughter, Shonna Lynn Jordan; Son, Richard Lee (Katriece Sturdivant) Eisenbarth, Jr.; Grandchildren, Amanda (Tyler) Potts, Amber (Jerry Yeager) Jordan, Aleisha (Carl Yoakum) Jordan, Josh Larson, Avery Rodgers, Dylan Eisenbarth, Nathan Floyd, Isaiah Eisenbarth, and Ava Eisenbarth; great-grandchild, Reed Potts; Sisters, Jackie (Dan) Kurtzer, Lori (Mike) Runyan; brother, Steve (Kathy) Markwardt; many extended family and friends.  Preceded in death by her father, Jack Markwardt and her daughter, Nicole Lee Larson.

The family wishes to thank all the Home Care Agencies that attended to Linda’s home needs, the doctors, nurses, aids that took care of her & especially CHI Health Hospice.

Celebration of Life at Havelock United Methodist Church at 4140 N 60th St, Lincoln, NE on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family for future designation. For condolences, please fill out form below.



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.

Donald Blair Edwards

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On Saturday, April 20th, 2019, Donald B. Edwards passed away at age 91

Don was born on April 13th, 1928 in Kearney, NE. On June 6th, 1948, he married Gwendolyn Seed who preceded him in death in 2003. They raised two sons, James and Tom. He served in the U. S. Air Force.

The Edwards family moved to Beatrice, NE in 1959 and operated the local A&W Drive Inn for 15yrs.

Don is survived by sons James and Tom (Denise) Edwards, Grandchildren Alexis Edwards and spouse George Severson, Spencer (Sidney) Edwards and Great Grandson Jack T. Edwards.

Don’s remains will be placed next to Gwen’s in their Mausoleum at Lincoln Memorial Park on Friday April 26th at 3:30pm. A honor guard detail will be present.



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.

Ruthie Francis Evans

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From Lincoln, Nebraska

Born on April 20, 1943.

Passed away on April 16, 2019.

Graveside service pending.



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.

Sharon Rose Eisele

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On Palm Sunday, the 14th of April 2019, Sharon Rose (Alford) Eisele of Lincoln, Nebraska entered Eternal Life at the age of 84.

Sharon was born in Wahoo, Nebraska on the 19th of September 1934 to Kathleen Kearney and Stanley Wostrchill. Sharon was a graduate of Lincoln High School and became a cosmetologist.  She worked for Miller & Paine.  Sharon also became a paraprofessional-educator and worked in the Lincoln Public Schools.

On the 27th of March 1954 she married David Burton Eisele of Lincoln, Nebraska.  They raised three children; David, Denise, and Nicole.

Sharon was a loving wife, loving mother, loving grandmother, loving sister to all her siblings, and loved her dog Maggie.  Sharon loved her family, gardening, eating out, traveling, socializing, and Nebraska Football.  She loved swimming and laying out in the sun.  Everyone said she is such a sweet person.  She made every holiday special with her love for cooking and desire to provide cards and gifts.  She was about cards and gifts.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband David Burton Eisele, and Maggie.  Sharon is survived by David and Laura Eisele, Denise and Nicholas Orick, Nicole Lynn Eisele, and granddaughters Renee Ashley Helmig and Amy Elizabeth Eisele.  Sharon is also survived by Lynn Ruedebusch, Wayne Alford, Nancy and Richard Morton, Anamarie Wostrchill and Terry Turney, and Edward and Kathy Wostrchill.  Sharon is also survived by Aloha and Jim Pink and high school classmate and lifelong friend Richard Egger.

Private family internment at Lincoln Memorial Park.  All family and friends are welcome to attend an Open House Celebration of Sharon’s life from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Friday, the 19th of April 2019, at the home of David & Laura Eisele, 2421 South 75th Street, Lincoln Nebraska 68506.  Memorials to the family.



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.