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Todd Richard Bachelor

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Todd R. Bachelor, 60, of York, NE, passed away peacefully with family at his side on April 1, 2021.  He was born May 20, 1960, in York to John R. and Wilma J. (Hiett) Bachelor.

He was employed at Overland Ready Mix in York for the past six years.  He enjoyed his job and took great pride in keeping the work yard looking neat and organized.  He loved to fish, golf, collect and polish many types of rocks, listen to music, and spend time  in the company of his family and friends.

Todd is survived by his significant other, Kathy Lemon; father John; son Dustin and granddaughter Aurora; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joni (Kort) Clayton, Sheila (Galen) Spath, Lanny (Bob) Barth, Rodney (Pat) Matlock; aunt Una Mae Brzon; nieces, nephews, cousins, and a large loving circle of friends.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Wilma, whom he loved dearly; his grandparents, Ivan and Genevieve (Cartwright) Hiett, Albert and LaVange (LeVitt) Bachelor; aunts and uncles, Harold and Sharon Hiett, Gary and Sharon Hiett.

Todd will be cremated in accordance with his wishes — no visitation.  Memorial service to 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.

Patricia Anne Keifer

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Patricia Anne Keifer

May 4th, 1947-March 29th, 2021

Patricia Anne (Hoffner) Keifer, of Lincoln, Nebraska, passed away on March 29, 2021 in Lincoln. Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, she is the daughter of Donald and Dorothy (Tait) Hoffner. She graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School in New Tripoli, PA, in 1965.

Pat was married to Richard Keifer from November 1, 1975, until his death in 1998. Together they traveled the country as over the road truck drivers. They made a home in Bennet, Nebraska, where they raised three children. Donald, Edward, and Katie. As Richard continued driving and providing, Pat continued her driving career behind a bus, for Good Life Tour and Travel and Palmyra-Bennet Public Schools. She found great joy in transporting children to school and events, and even adults to Cornhusker Football home games.

She had many hobbies throughout her life, but some of her most recent include embroidering, birdwatching, and gardening.  She loved to ‘create’. She had a green thumb in the garden and many at Southlake Village knew she could bring any plant back to life. She was often referred to as the plant lady.  She loved her children and grandchildren, with all her heart and showered them with many types of sewing and embroidering gifts.

Pat is proceeded in death by her husband, Richard, her parents, Donald and Dorothy Hoffner, and Stepfather, George Folk.

She is survived by her children: Donald Keifer of Omaha, Edward Keifer and his wife Nicole of Lincoln, and Katie Keifer of Humboldt, five grandchildren, Austin, Lillyn, Emilyn, and Carson Keifer and Brooklyn Blunt. Additionally, she is survived by her sister Mary Cressman and her husband Lawrence of Macungie PA, and her brothers John Hoffner and his wife Cheryl of New Tripoli, PA, and Tom Hoffner and his wife Sally of Slatington, PA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: The Sunken Gardens in Lincoln, Nebraska, in her name. For convenience, the following link can be used, https://www.lincolnparks.org/donation-pages/general-donation.html and then direct the donation to Sunken Gardens or mail to: Lincoln Parks Foundation, 3131 O St, Suite 301, Lincoln, NE 68508.

A celebration of life service 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.

Sheryl Mederise Park

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Sheryl Mederise Park, 68, passed on Friday, March 26, 2021 at her home in Lincoln, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 8, 1952 in Vermillion, SD. Her family moved to Omaha, where Sheryl grew up with her two sisters and two brothers.  In 1970 she graduated from Papillion High School.

Sheryl married James Harvey Park in May of 1975. They had a family of two boys and a daughter.  Sheryl completed her college degree in her 40’s, graduating from Southeast Community College with an Accounting Degree. She eventually worked at State Farm as an accountant until she retired in 2012.  Sheryl had a zest for life. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren. She loved to travel, including her many trips to DisneyWorld and Las Vegas. She also enjoyed playing cards and other games with family and friends.

Sheryl is survived by her husband James Park, Lincoln; her children,  Richard Park(Son), Thomas Park(Son) and Amanda, Melissa(Daughter) and Bryan McConkey, two brothers, two sisters, eight grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Celebration of Life to be held in the future.

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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.

Francisco De Los Santos Cortez

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From Lincoln, Nebraska.

Born on August 10, 1943.

Passed away on March 25, 2021.

Service in the future in Texas.

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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.

Linda Lee London

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Linda Lee (Finley) London, 80, passed Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Ashland. She was born September 7, 1940 in Ord, NE to Maynard and Thelma Finley. She grew up in the Scotia, Loop Valley, area and worked on the farm next to her father from the time she was little until they moved to Lincoln in 1954 at the age of 14. She had a strong work ethic at a young age and could do anything a hired hand could do. Linda graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School in 1956, at the age of 16, with an offer for a full ride sports scholarship to UNL. She was very athletic and involved in all sports, excelling at swimming and softball, was a member of the Penguins, and won many awards in both arenas. She loved horseback riding and was a member of a riding club. She was an outdoors woman and after she was married became involved in archery and shooting where she also won many awards. She was a deer bowhunter and enjoyed fishing. Linda loved all animals and always had a menagerie at home.

Linda married Dale London in 1957. After marriage her hobbies stretched to learning classical guitar and the banjo.  It was the struggle of finding a guitar that led she and her husband into their lifelong career as Master Luthiers. They began their business, London String Instrument Repair in 1969, in a tiny shop above the stores in University Place and moved to a store front shop in 1974 when the space became available. Their business was their life, their customers became their friends. Linda said “Music is like a langue of its own.  Music is one of the senses, it is like smell, you can walk into a room and smell something and it reminds you of something. Music is always embedded in your head.” She continued the business after her husband passed in 2004, they were a service to the music community for over 50 years.

Linda is survived by her daughter Jan London (former spouse Tom Addison), sisters Denice (Leon) Noble (Lincoln) and Judy (Gordon) Jones (Ashville, NC); her grandchildren Ashely (Matt) Marlow and Ryan (Adry) Fosler; two grandchildren Sheperd and Arlo; many nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Preceded in death by husband Dale London, son Mark London, parents Maynard and Thelma Finley, and infant sister.

Celebration of Life to be held in the future. Linda chose to be a tissue donor and to be cremated, those services provided by Aspen Cremation & Burial Service Inc., Lincoln, NE.  Memorials may be given to the family for future designation.  Linda was also spotlighted in STORIES OF IMPACT, at this Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/civicnebraska/videos/368159753913691

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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.