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Happenings at Oakland Heights


Oakland Heights News by Nancy Silvey

There are a few activities going on this week I would like to mention, on Thursday June 8th at 2:30 pm Charlie Davis will be here to play the Harmonica, and we will also be serving out Banana Floats. On Friday June 9th is Happy Hour for the residents at 2:30 pm. Next week on Thursday June 15th is our monthly Waffle Supper at 5:30 pm. and on Saturday June 16th the Rusty Buckets will be here to perform at 2:30 pm. We have a resident celebrating a Birthday next week, Iona Long on June 15th.

Church Service for Sunday June 11th  be given by the Craig/Alder Grove Church at 2:30 pm with a luncheon following service.  On Tuesday June 13th is Catholic Mass at 9:30 am given by Father Paul.

Volunteers signing in last week were; Suzanne Sanderson, Bonnie Fleischman, Di Ruwe, Monroe Johnson, Kristin Johnson, and Cathy Rennerfeldt.

Guest signing in last week was: Brian Goracke and Mary Stuenkel to see Jene Hightree.

 

 

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Larry Pullen, 86, of Bancroft NE


Larry Pullen, 86, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Oakland Heights in Oakland, NE.

Funeral services are pending with Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Bancroft, NE.

Happenings at Oakland Heights


Oakland Heights News by Nancy Silvey

This week’s special event on Thursday May 11th Charlie Davis will be here to play the Harmonica. Next week is National Nursing Home week with many events going on. Starting on Monday May 15th is our Mother’s Day Tea Party at 2:30 pm with entertainment by Lori Orr. On Tuesday May 16th is a Baseball themed day, with a Cookout at 11:30 am serving Hamburgers and Hotdogs.  At 2:30 pm is a Ball tournament with Staff and Residents. On Wednesday May 17 is our Red White and Blue Day with an All-American Meal serving BBQ Chicken, Potato salad, corn on the cob, and Entertainment in the afternoon at 2:30 pm by Jerry Stingley. On Thursday May 18th is Cowboy Day, with cowboy games in the afternoon at 2:30 pm. And on Friday is May 19th is our Fiesta Day, we will be having our Happy Hour Fiesta Style at 2:30 pm. And on Saturday May 20th the Rusty Buckets will be here at 2:30 pm to perform.

Church Service for Sunday May 14th be given by the St. John Lutheran Church at 2:30 pm with a luncheon following service.

Activities for the week of May 15th to May 20th are as follows, reading with Suzanne, Sing A Long, Bingo the w/Salem, Bible Fellowship, Let’s Play Ball, Crafty Cooking, Saturday Movie, and Lawrence Walk.

Volunteers signing in last week were; Suzanne Sanderson, Dani Moseman, Bonnie Fleischman, Pat Anderson, Mary Donavon, Judy Nelson, Marge Maller, Betty Hanna, Anne Anderson, Di Ruwe, and Nadine Anderson.

Guest signing the guest book last week was; Mary Stuenkel and Brain Goracke to see Jene Hightree. Doris Kilgore to see Iona Long, and Dona Nelson.

 

 

 

 

Happenings at Oakland Heights


Oakland Heights News by Nancy Silvey

This week we will be having Root Beer Floats on Thursday May 4th at 2:30 pm. Next week on Thursday May 11th at 2:30 pm Charlie Davis will be here to perform. We have a resident celebrating a birthday this week Doris Sanderson on May 4th.

Church Service for Sunday May 7th be given by the First Lutheran Church at 2:30 pm with a luncheon following service.  On Tuesday May 9th  is Catholic Mass at 9:30 am given by Father Paul.

Activities for the week of May 8th to May 12th are as follows, reading with Suzanne, Manicures, Reminiscing Group, Sing A Long, Game Day, Bingo the w/Evang. Free, Show and Share, Bible Fellowship, Let’s Play Ball, Crafty Cooking, Friday Bingo, Saturday Movie, and Lawrence Walk.

Volunteers signing in last week were; Dani Moseman, Sue Beckner, Pat Anderson, Mary Donavon, Judy Nelson, Betty Hanna, Anne Anderson, Lola Bridgeford, and Nadine Anderson.

 

 

 

Marilyn Jean (Dietz) Bures, 69, of Oakland NE


Marilyn Jean (Dietz) Bures, age 69, of Oakland, Nebraska passed away May 1, 2017 at Oakland Heights in Oakland, Nebraska.  Funeral services will be on Monday, May 8, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons.  Burial will be in the Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Howells, Nebraska.  Visitation will be held Sunday, May 7th, from 5 until 7 p.m. with family receiving friends.  Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. all at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons.  Visitation will continue on Monday, at the church one hour prior to service time.  Memorials are suggested tot he family for later designation. Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland in charge of arrangements.

Marilyn Jean (Dietz) Bures was born to Edith Faye (Moran) and Erwin Dietz October 6, 1947, in Columbus, Nebraska. Marilyn grew up in Creston, Nebraska, where she graduated from Creston High School in 1965.

On September 17, 1966, Marilyn was married to Kenneth Bures in Howells, Nebraska. In 1977, they moved to Oakland, where she helped run the family business, KC Parts & Repair. She was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons, Nebraska. She loved playing bridge, having her family together, seeing the country on motorcycle trips, and taking weekend getaways with her daughters and daughters-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Christine Elliott; and son-in-law, Thomas Elliott.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Kenneth Bures of Oakland; two sons, Carl (Tammy) of Oakland, and Andrew (Jenny) of Arthur, NE; two daughters, Carin (Gordon) McGee of Arlington, NE, and Melissa (Shannon) Thomsen of Lincoln, NE; brother, Gerald Dietz of Oologah, OK; twelve grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Marilyn Bures

Marilyn Bures, 69, of Oakland NE


Marilyn Jean (Dietz) Bures was born to Edith Faye (Moran) and Erwin Dietz October 6, 1947, in Columbus, Nebraska. She passed away May 1, 2017 at Oakland Heights in Oakland, Nebraska, at the age of 69 years..

Marilyn grew up in Creston, Nebraska, where she graduated from Creston High School in 1965.

On September 17, 1966, Marilyn was married to Kenneth Bures in Howells, Nebraska. In 1977, they moved to Oakland, where she helped run the family business, KC Parts & Repair. She was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons, Nebraska. She loved playing bridge, having her family together, seeing the country on motorcycle trips, and taking weekend getaways with her daughters and daughters-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Christine Elliott; and son-in-law, Thomas Elliott.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Kenneth Bures of Oakland; two sons, Carl (Tammy) of Oakland, and Andrew (Jenny) of Arthur, NE; two daughters, Carin (Gordon) McGee of Arlington, NE, and Melissa (Shannon) Thomsen of Lincoln, NE; brother, Gerald Dietz of Oologah, OK; twelve grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Funeral Service is pending with Pelan Funeral Services.

Memorial Contribution

TO THE FAMILY FOR LATER DESIGNATION.

Marilyn Bures

Marilyn J. Bures, 69, of Oakland NE


Marilyn J. Bures, 69 years, of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away, Monday, May 1, 2017 at Oakland Heights.

Funeral Service is pending with Pelan Funeral Services.

Oakland’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt


Easter Egg Hunt at Oakland Heights Saturday!


Oakland Heights News by Nancy Silvey

We have a lot of things going on this week, on Thursday April 13th we will be having a Maundy Thursday service at 2:30 pm by Pastor Hoden, then on Friday April 14th at 2:30 pm is the Good Friday service given by Pastor Hineline. On Saturday April 15th at 10:00 am the Lions Club will be hosting a Easter Egg Hunt here at Oakland Heights Nursing Home. On Easter Sunday April 16th, we will be having a Easter Breakfast at 8:00 am for residents and their family members. Next week on Thursday April 20th Charlie Davis will be here to play the Harmonica at 2:30 pm then at 5:30 pm is the monthly Waffle Supper. On Friday April 21st is Happy Hour at 2:30 pm. We have a resident celebrating a birthday next week Eleanor Sanderson on April 19th.

Church Service for Easter Sunday April 16th will be given by Evangelical Free Church at 2:30 pm with a luncheon following service.  On Monday April 17th is Communion with First Lutheran at 2:30 pm.

Activities for the week of April 17th  to April 22nd    are as follows, reading with Jill, Manicures, Sing A Long, Game Day, Bingo the w/Salem,  Reading Group, Bible Fellowship, Let’s Play Ball, Crafty Cooking, and Lawrence Walk

Volunteers signing in last week were; Dani Moseman, Pat Anderson, Di Ruwe, Robyn Johnson, Judy Nelson, Mary Donavan, Patty Miller, Betty Hanna and Nadine Anderson.

Guests signing in this past week was: Mark and Pam Parker visiting.

 

OC Students Visit Oakland Heights in Their Prom Attire


Oakland Heights News by Nancy Silvey

The residents really enjoyed the O-C students who came up to the nursing home last Saturday to show off their outfits, the residents are still talking about it.  This week is the annual Easter Bazaar on Friday April 7th from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. stop by and do some Easter shopping. Next Monday April 10th we will Root Beer floats at 2:30 pm.  On Saturday April 15th is the annual Lions Club Easter egg hunt starting at 10:00 am here at Oakland Heights  also on Saturday the Rusty Buckets will be here at 2:30 pm.We have a resident celebrating a Birthday this week, Marlene Nelson on April 8th.

Church Service for Sunday April 9th be given by First Baptist Church at 2:30 pm with a luncheon following service.  On Tuesday April 11th is Catholic Mass at 9:30 am given by Father Paul. Thursday April 13 at 2:30pm we will be having a Maundy Thursday Service given by Pastor Hoden, then on Friday April 14th at 2:30 pm we will have a Good Friday Service given by Pastor Hineline.

Activities for the week of April 10th to April 15th   are as follows, reading with Jill, Manicures, Sing A Long, Game Day, Bingo the w/Evang. Free., Show and Share, Bible Fellowship, Let’s Play Ball, Crafty Cooking, and Lawrence Walk.

Volunteers signing in last week were; Dani Moseman, Bonnie Fleischman, Sue Beckner, Mary Alice Pearson, Lola Bridgeford, and Nadine Anderson.

Guests signing in this past week was: Mary Shuenkel and Brian Goracke to see Jene Hightree. Karen Rosenbaum and Amy Bylre to Dolores Anderson.

Isaiah Larson gives Betty Homes a flower on OC prom night’s walk through at Oakland Heights. Photo courtesy of Oakland Heights.

OC Prom students walk through Oakland Heights in their prom attire for the residents to see. Photo courtesy of Oakland Heights.

 

 

 

 

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