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Linda Kay Woolsey

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Born October 10, 1945.

Passed away on November 13, 2022.

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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.

Dustin Lee Walters

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Born on January 11, 1986.

Passed away on November 6, 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.

Ronald Eugene Wise

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Ron Wise Sr. of Lincoln, NE passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2022. Ron was born on August 10, 1941, to Earl and Marie (Hawkins) Wise in Beatrice, NE. After his family moved to Lincoln, he attended Whittier Junior High School and then Lincoln High School, where he met his lifelong love, Karen. They were married on January 24, 1960. They were blessed with three sons; Ron Jr., Randy, and Steve, and two sons born at rest; Jeff and Todd. Ron found his love for horses early on in his childhood, which led him to becoming a full-time thoroughbred owner/trainer in 1975. He spent the next 30+ years celebrating victory after victory with family and friends. Ron was always up for a good game of pitch and could never resist a sweet treat, even at 3am. Being around his family was his greatest joy.

He is survived by his sons: Ron Wise Jr. (Lisa), Randy Wise and Steve Wise (Asiya); Grandchildren: Jason Wise, Stacy Masek (Ryan), Jordan Wise (Kacie), Riley and Seth Wise; Great Grandchildren: Ainsley Wise, Harper Masek, Weston Wise, Nora Wise and Henley Masek.

He was preceded in death by his wife Karen, sons Jeff and Todd, Mother Marie, Father Earl, Sister Phyllis Schmidt, and Brother Don Wise.

A grave-site-only service will be held on Wednesday, November 9th, at 3:00pm, at Lincoln Memorial, 6800 S 14th St. **Please meet at Gate 2**

Reception to immediately follow at Lee’s Chicken Restaurant, 1940 W Van Dorn St.

In lieu of flowers, the family humbly requests donations to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in memory of Ron Wise Sr. Donations can be made via postal mail or online: Make-A-Wish® Nebraska, Lincoln Office, 8033 S 15th St. Suite B, Lincoln, NE 68512.

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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.

Darrel Gerald Welch

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Darrel Gerald Welch, born December 12, 1937, and earned his angel wings on ­­­­­October 30, 2022. He was surrounded by family in his daughters home in Goehner, Nebraska. He was married to Darlene Marie Welch on June 20, 1959 and from that union they had five children.

Darrel was born in Walthill, Nebraska and was later adopted at the age of 2 by Lloyd Edgar and Lorena Elvira (Cline) Welch in 1939 from the Nebraska Children’s Home and was then raised in Hubbell, Nebraska.

Darrel loved bowling, camping, traveling, woodworking, building several different things, gambling, spending time with his family and grandchildren, telling jokes plus he never knew a stranger.

Darrel and Darlene owned Welch’s Tax Service, LLC that the only location is still on “O” Street for over 56 years upon his final wishes his share of the business was handed over to Darla for taking exceptional care of Darlene and Darrel the last several years of their lives.

Darrel loved all his children and grandchildren very much and was the greatest father, husband and grandfather and great-grandfather ever!

Darrel also worked for BNSF for 38 years before retiring in 1998 he also worked for Pepsi-Cola, Meadow Gold, Bear Equipment and many other places. Darrel was also a U.S. Airforce Veteran.

He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Shriners, Lodge #305 for Engineers, Sam’s Camping Club, Ole Timers, The VFW, Lodge #456 Smart Union for many years.

He is survived by his children: Darla Anne and Daniel Lee Collins, of Goehner, Michael Welch of California, Kimberly (Chris) Hill of Washington and Denise Welch of Lincoln.

Grandchildren: Daniel, Darrel, Jordan and Jared Collins, Justin (Lauren) Messinger, Annette Hancock, Phillip Powell Jr., Caleb Maher and Josiah Welch.

Great-Grandchildren: Maleah, Harley, Grayson Messinger, Rosalind, Christina, Ivory and Alexis Hancock and Jaden Border.

Sister-In-Laws: Linda Moore of Alabama and Barbara Schmit of Fairbury.

He was preceded in death by his wife: Darlene Welch, son: Patrick Welch, his adopted parents Lloyd Edgar and Lorena Elvira (Cline) Welch, birth parents Hoarse “Bud” & Garland Evelina Alton (aka Evelina Leona Birdsall). Sisters: Eileen Booton, Norma Looney, Judy Hale, Judy Patrick and DeLora Alton. Great-Grandson: Waylon Messinger. Granddaughter: Darlene M. Welch (Infant). Brother-In-Laws: Lyle Schmit, Gary Schmit, Charles H. Moore.

Memorials are to be sent to the family in care of: Darla Anne Welch-Collins; P.O. Box #137, Goehner, Nebraska 68364.

Services pending at this time. Watch for an update!

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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.

Joel Landon Webb

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From Bennet, Nebraska.

Born on March 14, 1969.

Passed away on October 20, 2022.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday October 29, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the UNL Facilities & Maintenance Auditorium; 942 North 22nd Street. There will be signs to follow to lead you to the building. Memorials to the UNL Foundation-Student Food Bank.

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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.