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Timothy Hawkins, 41, of Oakland NE


Timothy J. Hawkins, 41 years, of Oakland, NE, formerly Fremont, NE, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at his home. There is no funeral service. However, there will be a visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Visitation will continue Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point, NE. Burial will be at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont, at a later date. Memorials may be designated to Northstar Services in West Point, NE.  Online condolences may be left at: http://www.mosermemorialchapels.com.  Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont, NE is in charge of arrangements.

Timothy was born August 27, 1975 to James and Sylvia (Shaffer) Hawkins in Fremont, NE. He graduated from Fremont High School. In 1995, he moved to Oakland to live and work in the Northstar Services housing. He was currently volunteering at Oakland Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Timothy was one to be where the action was happening. He attended the Cuming County Fair in West Point on an annual basis, making sure to see the rodeos, demolition derby’s and tractor pulls. He loved his music, especially the Beatles, fresh tea and Dr. Pepper. His most recent trip was to Kansas City to tour Hallmark and attend Christmas events. Driving around to see Christmas lights was a favorite.

He is survived by his brother, Tony Hawkins of Fremont; sisters, Anita (Ronald) Schroeder of Columbus, NE, Chantelle Haase of Denver, IA; niece, Cassandra (Daniel) Burchad of Fremont; and nephews, William (Saraha) Hawkins of Salem, MA, Coletyin Haase of Pender, NE and Cwintyin Haase of Fremont.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Timothy Hawkins

 

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James A. “Jim” Hank, 66, of Hooper NE


James A. “Jim” Hank, 66 years, of Hooper, NE died Monday, May 16, 2016 at Premier Estates in Fremont, NE. Jim was born August 8, 1949 in Norfolk, NE to Reinhard and Ina (Shufelt) Hank. Jim married Carolyn “Carol” Klitzke on June 6, 1970 in Wakefield, NE. He lived in Fremont from 1970 until moving to Hooper, NE in 1984. He worked as a welder for Valmont Industries in Valley, NE.

Jim was a 20 year member of the Hooper Volunteer Fire Department. He was a life member of the National Rifle Association and an award winning Trap Shooter. He was a member of the Anglers Club and Izaak Walton in Fremont. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing and wood working.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; daughters, Tracy (Michael) Gearhart of Omaha, Sherry (Ron) Hassler of Pacific Junction, IA; and Jennifer Hank (Andy Armstrong) of Omaha; brothers, Walter (Connie) Hank of Hooper, Rodney (Sandy) Hank of Fremont and Russell (Elsie) Hank of North Bend, NE; and 3 grandchildren, Ross, Lauren, and Evan; and many cherished nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and infant son, Danny James Hank.

Funeral service will be 1:30 PM, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. The Rev. Scott Jensen will officiate. Visitation on Monday from 4 PM to 7 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Hooper Cemetery in Hooper, NE. Memorials may be directed to the family for a designation to be determined.

Jim Hank

Jim Hank

Alberta M. Voss, 90, of Fremont NE


Alverta M. Voss, 90, of Fremont, NE, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2016, at Providence Place in Fremont.

Alverta was born February 25, 1925, in Hooper, NE, to Gustav and Olga (Peters) Tienken. She grew up on a farm southwest of Hooper and graduated from Scribner High School in 1942. Alverta married Elra Lantefield on February 2. 1947 in Hooper. They lived in Hooper till 1953. Elra passed away February 22, 1953. Alverta moved to Fremont and married Wallace Voss on October 14, 1962 in Hooper. In 1962, they moved to Arlington, NE. Wallace passed away April 9, 1988 and Alverta moved back to Fremont.

Alverta was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hooper. She was a member of the Smile Club and enjoyed spending time playing cards in various card clubs.

She is survived by her nephews, Roger (Judy) Von Seggern of Scribner, NE, and Stanley Von Seggern of Fremont; great nephews, Martin (Paula) Von Seggern of Scribner, Scott (Angie) Von Seggern of Fremont; great nieces, Becky (James) Lynn of Uehling, NE, Barbara Von Seggern of Scribner, and Tracie (Russ) Quinn of Herman, NE.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Elra Lantefield and Wallace Voss; sister Almira (Raymond) Von Seggern.

The funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 14, 2016, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hooper, NE. The Rev Joel Schroeder will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5 PM until 8PM at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Burial will be at Hooper Cemetery in Hooper.

Memorials may be directed to Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hooper, NE.

Alverta Voss

Alverta Voss

Janette I. Day, 81, of Fremont NE


Janette I. Day, 81 years, of Fremont, NE passed away Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Center in Scribner, NE.

She was born August 14, 1934 to Claude and Goldie (Sheets) Yowell in Herman, NE. She grew up in Herman and graduated from Herman High School. On February 20, 1955, Janette married Vernon R. Day at the Baptist Church in Herman. After marriage, the couple lived in Onawa, IA. In 1959, they moved to Fremont.

She loved to travel with her husband and take vacations. She also loved to take care of her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Darwin Day of Fremont, NE, Douglas Day and wife Deborah of Fremont, NE, Darin Day and wife Katie of Omaha, NE; chosen daughter, Renae Norenberg and husband Fred of Fremont, NE; twin sister, Janice Kelly; grandchildren, Tyler Day, Delaney Day, Nicholas Norenberg, and Zachary Norenberg and wife Shelby.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vernon; son, Doyle Day; sister, Mary Ann Snow.

There will be a private family graveside service at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont, NE. There is no visitation.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, NE 68025 (402) 721-4490

Jimmy L. Tillman, 85, of Fremont NE


Jimmy L. Tillman, 85 years, of Fremont, NE died Monday, November 30, 2015 at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, NE.

Jimmy was born July 26, 1930 in Hooper, NE to John and Gladys (Rodgers) Tillman. He grew up in Hooper and was a 1948 graduate of Hooper High School, where he played football and basketball. He then moved to Sidney, NE. Jimmy previously worked for the railroad, and operated a roller rink in Hawarden, Iowa and Slayton, MN. He later moved to Fremont, where he lived most of his life. He was a 44 year employee of Hormel’s, and owned and operated Tillman TV Repair Service in Fremont. He also worked for Fremont Housing Authority. Jimmy married Jeanine McDonald on April 24th at Grace Lutheran Church in Hooper.

He was a former member of Salem Lutheran Church in Fremont and member of the Hooper Volunteer Fire Department, for several years. He enjoyed sports, especially Husker Football. Jimmy enjoyed roller skating and entered many dance competitions with his wife.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanine; sons, Kelly and wife, Lou Tillman of Houston, TX and Michael and wife, Cheri Tillman of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Illa Stalp of West Point, NE; 2 grandchildren, Ashley and Sarah Tillman; and 7 adopted grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bill; and sisters, Jackie and Avis.

Funeral service will be 3:30 PM, Friday, December 4, 2015 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. The Rev. J.W. Berry will officiate. Visitation on Friday 1 hour prior to services. Burial will be at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.

Jimmy Tillman

Jimmy Tillman

Judy Nelson, 77, of Hooper NE


Judy Nelson, 77 years, of Hooper, NE died Oct. 29, 2015 at CHI Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha. NE.

Judith Joan Christensen, the youngest daughter of Myron & Helen (Meier) Christensen was born on the family farm in rural Hooper on November 19, 1937. She grew up & lived her entire life in the Hooper area. She attended Hooper High School, graduating in 1955. She married Lyman George Nelson on May 27, 1956, at the Hooper Methodist Church. Together, they had seven children.

Judy was a long time employee of the Hooper Over 60 Center. She worked her way to manager, retiring in 2002. She became an Amateur Radio Operator in 1972 and remained active throughout her life. She also enjoyed spending time in the garden and at their cabin on the Elkhorn River. She was a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was very active in her community through her lifetime, she will truly be missed.

Surviving are her husband, Lyman; six children & their spouses, Julie Rican (George Loaris) of Grand Island, Don (Deb) Nelson of Elkhorn, Connie Gibbs, Patti Nelson (Lynn Gralheer) of Hooper, Jeff (Kellie) Nelson & Bob Nelson (Beth McKain) of Fremont; thirteen grandchildren & their spouses: Jeremy Rican of Lincoln, Josh (Stephanie) Rican of Ohio, Tricia (Matt) Medinger of Fremont, Ryan (Caitlyn) Nelson of Texas, Ashley Dickerson of South Carolina, Jason Smith (Jamie Sell) of Craig, Matt (Morgan) Swanson, Kyle Swanson of Lincoln, Conner Gralheer of Hooper, Candy Perry (Brett Roberts), Tyler, Brenden & Hannah Perry Nelson of Fremont; great grandchildren, Jacob and Elliot Rican of Ohio, Lily Nelson of Texas, Averie Moss and Kylie & Kian Medinger of Fremont; niece, Joanie (Greg) Rump of Fremont; nephews, Gary Christensen of South Dakota and Lee(Brenda)Nelson of Omaha; and brother-in law, Dale (Gina) Nelson of Florida. Special family friends, Joe Gibbs of Hooper and Mike Smith of Craig.

Preceding her in death were her parents, (Myron & Helen Christensen), father & mother-in-law, Kenneth & Doris Nelson, sister, Jean Gaeth, brother, Raymond Christensen & son Mike.

The Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 14th at 1:00 pm, at Faith United Methodist Church in Hooper. The Rev. Cole F. Fowler will officiate. There is no visitation.

Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490.

Judy Nelson

Judy Nelson

Judy Nelson, 77, of Hooper NE


Judy Nelson age 77 of Hooper, NE passed away. Thursday Oct. 29, 2015 at CHI Creighton Medical Center in Omaha, NE.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont.

Brock Stuart Redding, 25, of Fremont NE


Brock Stuart Redding, 25, of Fremont, NE, passed away Friday, October 23, 2015, near Valley, NE, as a result of an automobile accident.

Brock was born January 28, 1990, at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland to Randall and Marlene (Petersen) Redding. Brock lived in Fremont the majority of his life. He graduated from Cedar Bluffs High School in 2008. He worked at Leaf Guard of the Midlands.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Fremont where he was confirmed on April 25, 2004. He was active in the Boy Scouts Troop #110 at North Bend, NE for 5 years. Brock enjoyed woodworking and camping. His passion in life was horticulture and Brock was particularly prideful of his roses. Brock loved shooting darts and was on a dart league and often hit a bullseye.

Brock is survived by his sons, Carter and Parker Redding of Fremont; parents, Randall and Marlene Redding of Fremont; brother, Brandon Redding of Fremont; paternal grandmother, Marion Redding of Bancroft, NE; maternal grandmother, Janell Petersen of Lyons, NE; niece, Brynne Redding of Fremont; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Brock was preceded in death by his brother, Brett Redding; grandfathers, Verle Redding and Lee Roy Petersen; great grandmother, Marie Anderson.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, October 29, 2015, at First United Methodist Church in Fremont. The Rev Michael McGregor and Pastor Rod Anderson will officiate. Visitation will be 4 PM – 8 PM, Wednesday with family receiving friends from 6 PM to 8 PM at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Visitation on Thursday, one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at the Lyons Cemetery in Lyons, NE.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Brock Redding

Brock Redding

Brock S. Redding, 25, of Fremont NE


Brock S. Redding, 25, of Fremont, NE, passed away October 23, 2015. Arrangements are pending at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont.

Leroy J. Villwok, 89, of Fremont NE formerly of Oakland Ne


Leroy J. Villwok, 89 years, of Fremont, NE formerly of Oakland, NE died Thursday, September 24, 2015 at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on September 11, 2015. Leroy was born January 7, 1926 in Elkhorn, Nebraska to Julius and Meta (Labs) Villwok.

He grew up in Waterloo, Nebraska. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Japan. Leroy married Donna Rae Hirt on January 19, 1952 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Elkhorn, NE. He bought the family farm near Waterloo, NE in 1958 and moved to Craig, NE in 1970, where he farmed for 38 years. He sold that farm in 1997 and moved to Oakland. He spent 15 winters in Apache Junction, Arizona. He was a member and president of the Missouri River Volunteer C.B. Club, past member of the American Legion in Craig, section leader of Rain Dance Mobile Home Park in Arizona.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Rae of Fremont; son, Mark and wife, Sara Villwok of Coolidge, Arizona; daughters, Marcee and husband, Richard Tomasek of Craig and Rhonda and husband, Gale Miller of Soldier, Iowa; grandchildren, Aaron, Arick, John, Todd, Andrea, Nick, Grace, Jacob, Ryan, and Jared; great grandchildren, Tristen, Katlynn, Amber, Marissa, Katelyn, Kyle, Gavin, and Harper. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be 10:30 A.M., Monday, September 28, 2015 at First Lutheran Church in Fremont. The Rev. Marty Tollefson will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday from 1 PM to 4 PM at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Elkhorn, NE at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to the family for a designation yet to be determined.

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