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Archive for: Past

Peggy Jean (Fork) Oswald

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Peggy Jean (Fork) Oswald, 80, of Waverly, NE, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2024, in Lincoln, NE.

Born on April 13, 1944, in West Point, NE to Al and Helen Fork, Peggy led a life marked by devotion to her family, her faith, and her community. She was the beloved wife of the late Joe Oswald, with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Together, they raised a loving family, leaving behind a legacy of kindness and care.

She is survived by her children, Kevin (Micki Buhrmann) Oswald of Lincoln, Kellie Thoms of Lincoln, and Jeff (Erin) Oswald of Waukee, IA. Peggy was a proud grandmother to Amber (Paddy) Mulholland, Nicole (Eric Dempsey) Espinoza, Alyssa Haschenburger, Trevor (Jen) Haschenburger, Hailey Oswald, and Samie Buhrmann; and a great-grandmother to Trevor Jr., Thoren, Charlotte, and Crew. She is also survived by her sister, Pam (Eddie) Holtz of West Point, NE, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends who will miss her dearly.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joe Oswald, parents Al and Helen Fork and sister Patricia ‘Patty’ (Fork) Grieser.

Peggy owned Pretty Homes Cleaning, where she dedicated over 25 years to providing exceptional service to her community. Her commitment extended beyond her business to her deep involvement in ministry at Radiant Church. Her kindness, warmth, and tireless dedication to her family, church, and community will be forever remembered and dearly missed. Her legacy of love and service continues to inspire all who knew her.

Peggy’s life will be celebrated on Sunday, April 28, at 3:00 p.m. at Radiant Church, located at 740 N 70th St., Lincoln, NE 68505. A luncheon will follow the service, where friends and family can share memories and fellowship.

Contributions in memory of Peggy can be made to Radiant Church, reflecting her dedication to her faith and community.

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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.

Dale A. Oberle

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Dale A. Oberle, of Lincoln, passed away on April 17, 2024. Dale was born on April 23, 1933 in Lincoln, NE to Carl and Laurena Oberle of Eagle, NE. He loved to go fishing his whole life.

Dale is survived by his wife of 71 years, Lila; his daughter Cindy Synak(Jim); son Roger Oberle (Holly); son Tim Oberle(Nancy); grandchildren Lindsy McCreary(David), C.J. Synak, Jake Oberle(Michelle), Josh Oberle(Michaela) and Hannah Oberle; 5 great grandchildren; sister Judy Holtgrewe(Ron); sister-in-law Arlene Norris; and 11 nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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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.

Charlene Ann Ottersberg

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Charlene was born July 21, 1943 in Denver, Colorado to Guy and GuyLeta (McCullough) Hagood. She lived most of her life in the Blue Springs/Wymore/Beatrice area. She also lived in Prineville, Oregon, California, and South Sioux City, Nebraska. She graduated from Wymore High School in 1961.

 

She married Willie Ottersberg in October 1961, later divorced. Bowled in several leagues at Henry’s Bowl and was Secretary/Treasurer on some of them. Worked at Good Sam Home for a while, Goodrich Dairy, Holiday Villa Motel, Henry’s Bowl and started at Sunrise Bakery in 1976 and worked there for 35 years and retired in 2011.

 

Her hobbies were bowling, fishing, watching tv, hanging out with her dog Alf and cat Cha-Cha. She also loved spending time with her family very much.

 

She was survived by daughters, Sheila Folsom and husband Michael of Lincoln; Deb Arntt and husband Duane of Campbell; son, Keith Ottersberg of Wymore; grandchildren, Jesse Huls and fiancé Tiffany, Brittani Arntt and significant other Jake Ackland, Jordan Foss and wife Michaela, Bradley Ottersberg and Ashley Ottersberg and fiancé  Skyler Phothirath ; great grandchildren, Paesynn and Ransom Arntt, Camryn and Natalia Guthrie, Jared and Breanna Folsom, Alyssa Johnson, Emma Folsom, and Emersyn Ottersberg. Along with nephews Dan Crowley and wife Heather, Jason Crowley and wife Vanessa, and great nieces and nephews. 

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Guy and GuyLeta (McCullough) Hagood, sister Sharon Ramsey, brother Stephen Hagood, niece Samantha Ramsey, and nephew Jeff Crowley, and grandparents.

 

Charlene did not want any services. Please send memorials to The Grace Space, 1740 Superior, Lincoln, NE 68521.

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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.

Ruby Hock Thelander

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Ruby Hock Thelander, born on February 5, 1930 in Lincoln, NE to Friedrich and Magdalena Hock, died on April 16, 2024. Ruby married Roy Donald Thelander in 1951. She worked as the personal secretary for L.J. Messer at L&M Enterprises. A charter member of South Gate United Methodist Church, Ruby’s life was one of faith, determination and action. A natural leader, she held leadership positions within Church Women United, United Methodist Women, and Women’s Division of the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church. She chaired the development of Ecumenical Legislative Briefing Day, which has continued for more than 40 years.

Survivors: Daughters: Amy (Burke) Hinds, of Minneapolis MN; Kay (Bill Parker) Penton, of Crete NE Grandchildren: Emily (Justin) Terrell, of Richfield MN; Ben (Natalie) Penton, Dustin Parker, Joel Parker of Lincoln NE; Lauren Parker of Crete NE; Mitchell Parker of Council Bluffs IA: Great-grandchildren: Booker Terrell, Ajani Terrell, Sören Penton; Sister: M. Joyce Riddle, of San Diego CA; Nieces and Nephews.

Preceded in death by:  Spouse: Roy Thelander; Sisters and Brothers in Law: Amy (Ray) Frohn, Mary (Harold) Schwabauer Brothers: George Hock, Fred (Pauline) Hock, and Robert Riddle.

Memorial service: Saturday, May 4th at 11 a.m. at South Gate UMC, 3500 Pioneers Blvd, Lincoln, NE 68506. Luncheon to follow. Memorials to South Gate UMC or United Methodist Women.

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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.

Sandra Sue Freeman

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From Lincoln, Nebraska.

Born on December 24, 1951.

Passed away on April 16, 2024.

Service information and obituary are 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.