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Ron W. Badje, 74, of Oakland NE


Ron W. Badje, 74 years, of Oakland, Nebraska passed away August 28, 2017 at the Hooper Care Center in Hooper, Nebraska.

VISITATION

Thursday August 31st
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church201 North Davis Avenue
Oakland, Nebraska 68045

FUNERAL SERVICE

Thursday August 31
1:00 PM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church201 North Davis Avenue
Oakland, Nebraska 68045

Burial is in the Oakland Cemetery.

Memorials suggested to the family for future designation.

Pelan Funeral Services of Oakland is in charge of arrangements.

 

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Katherine Ann Peterson, 60, of Oakland NE


Katherine Ann Peterson was born to Bruce Arnold and Marlene Ann (Gibbs) Peterson on June 16, 1957 in Oakland, Nebraska. She passed away August 20, 2017 at CHI Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 60 years.

Kathy attended country school and graduated from Oakland-Craig High School in 1975. She lived in Lincoln, Nebraska and Minnesota before returning to Oakland in 2010. She opened Itty Bitty Store in Oakland and Unique and Unusual Finds in West Point, Nebraska.

She was preceded in death by her father, Bruce Peterson.

She is survived by her mother, Marlene Peterson; brothers, Bruce Alan of West Point, Terry of Foristell, MO; nieces, Lindzey and Cheyenne, nephew, Dalton.

A private family service will be held.

Burial is in the Craig Cemetery.

Pelan Funeral Services of Oakland is in charge of the arrangements.

Kathy Peterson

Kathy Peterson, 60, of Oakland NE


Kathy A. Peterson, 60 years, of Oakland, Nebraska passed away August 20, 2017 at CHI Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.

Burial will be in the Craig Cemetery.

Kathy Peterson

Fauniel Paulson, 88, of Oakland NE


Fauniel Paulson, 88 years, of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, in Sioux City, Iowa.

A Memorial Service is pending with Pelan Funeral Services Oakland.

Jeanette M. (Carson) Johnson, 84, of Oakland NE


Jeanette M. (Carson) Johnson was born to Glen and Mabel (Olson) Carson in Lyons, Nebraska on February 3, 1933. She passed away August 16, 2017 at Premier Estates of Fremont in Fremont, Nebraska, at the age of 84 years.

Jeanette fell in love and married Dale Oscar Johnson on October 12, 1950 at the Methodist Parsonage in Oakland, Nebraska. Together they built their lives in Oakland and raised a family of four daughters: Kristie, Janelle, Marla and Lynnette. Jeanette and Dale spent 66 years of married life alongside each other.

Jeanette worked at the Oakland Hospital and later assisted Dr. Hadley at his office in Lyons for many years. Following retirement, Jeanette was co-owner of Dime Store Days Antique Mall in Fremont before retiring again in 2012. She was a devoted volunteer at the Golden Oaks Senior Center and a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Oakland.

Jeanette never stopped moving and doing. She was widely renowned and deeply loved for her extraordinary Swedish rye bread, raisin cream pie and fried chicken. She made certain that Dale’s annual garden produce was canned, frozen or put on the table as part of a garden-fresh summer supper. Christmas at the Johnsons’ was celebrated each year with Jeanette’s Swedish Rice Ring, Ostkaka, and her Swedish Coffee Ring.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Dale; brothers: Lloyd, Donald, Jack, Kenley and three infant brothers; sisters: Mary Lou, Julia, Opal and Joyce.

She is survived by her adoring daughters: Kristie (Patrick) Peters of Crystal, MN, Janelle (Tom) Van Scoy, Marla Peterson and Lynnette (Curt) Goracke all of Fremont; granddaughters: Heather (Robert) Martin-Batt, Brooke Goracke, Haley (Tom) Goracke-Fruen, Emily Perina, Celia (Jake) Gant; grandsons: Jason (Darcy) Martin, Seth Perina, Andrew (Brittney) Perina, Spencer (JoDee) Goracke, Joseph Peters; twelve great grandchildren: Josh, Gabi, Devin, Ellis, Carter, Reese, Cain, James, Drew, Addison, Rayne, Mahz; brother-in-law, Jim (Jo) Johnson; sister-in-law, Bonnie (Morris) Fleischman; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

VISITATION

Saturday, August 19th
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
First United Metodist Church, Oakland113 N. Oakland Avenue
Oakland, Nebraska 68045

FUNERAL SERVICE

Saturday, August 19th
11:00 AM
First United Metodist Church, Oakland113 N. Oakland Avenue
Oakland, Nebraska 68045

Burial is in the Oakland Cemetery.

Memorials suggested to the family for future designation.

Pelan Funeral Services of Oakland is in charge of services.

Mildred “Millie” Sandquist, 94, of Oakland NE


Mildred “Millie” Sandquist, age 94, of Oakland, Nebraska passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Oakland Mercy Hospital in Oakland.  Funeral services will be on Tuesday, May 30, 2017,  at 10 a.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland.  Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Monday, 5-7 pm, with family receiving friends at Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland.  There will be an Eastern Star Service at 7 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Visitation will also be held at the church one hour prior to service.  Memorials are suggested to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church Oakland, Oakland Fire and Rescue or Oakland VFW Auxiliary.  Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland in charge of arrangements.

Mildred “Millie” (Johnson) Sandquist was born September 12, 1922 in Craig, Nebraska, to Elmer and Clara (Pearson) Johnson.  Millie received her education at District #55 Prairie View School through sixth grade. Millie and her family moved to Oakland in 1933, where she graduated from high school in 1939. After graduation, Millie worked in Omaha, Nebraska at the Omaha Grain Exchange, and later at Dunn & Bradstreet. In 1942, Millie returned to Oakland, and went to work for Holmquist Grain and Lumber where she worked for 48 years before retiring on June 30, 1989.

On January 12, 1957, Millie was united in marriage to Ellert “Sank” Sandquist at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland, NE, and spent their entire married lives as part of the Oakland community.

Millie was a lifelong member at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she served on church council and in many other capacities. She was a member of Ryan V.F.W. Auxiliary serving as president, and as district and departmental officer. Millie also was a member of the Oakland Housing Board, American Legion Auxiliary, and affiliated with the Order of the Eastern Star and was a Past Worthy Matron. Millie loved to golf, play cards, and entertain her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ellert; sister, Ferne Rogers; brothers-in-law, Norman Rogers, Raymond Sandquist and Warren Nelson; sister-in-law, Lucille Nelson; nephew, Dan Nelson.

Millie is survived by her sisters-in-law, Lu Sandquist of Lincoln, NE, Muriel Nelson of Sioux City, IA; nieces, Linda (Robert) Schnell of Tekamah, NE, Katheryn Sandquist of Lincoln, Lori (Dick) Salem of Sioux City; nephews, Rex (Mary) Rogers of Tekamah, Reg Nelson of Oakland, Doug (Linda) Sandquist of Omaha, Scott (Amy) Sandquist of Lincoln, Kurt (Ginger) Sandquist of Lincoln, John (Kathleen) Nelson of New York, NY, Ward (Paula) Nelson of Ankeny, IA; several great nephews, nieces, cousins and special friends.

Millie Sandquist

Mildred “Millie” Sandquist, 94, of Oakland NE


Mildred “Millie” Sandquist, age 94, of Oakland, Nebraska passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Oakland Mercy Hospital in Oakland.

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, May 30, 2017,  at 10 a.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland.  Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Monday, 5-7 pm, with family receiving friends at Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland.

There will be an Eastern Star Service at 7 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Visitation will also be held at the church one hour prior to service.

Memorials are suggested to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church Oakland, Oakland Fire and Rescue or Oakland VFW Auxiliary.  Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland in charge of arrangements.

Millie Sandquist

 

Mildred “Millie” E. Sandquist, 94, of Oakland NE


Mildred “Millie” E. Sandquist, 94 years, of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Oakland Mercy Hospital in Oakland.

Funeral Service is pending with Pelan Funeral Services Oakland.

Russell D. Harris, 62, of Oakland NE


Russell D. Harris, 62 years, of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away, Monday, May 22, 2017 at his residence in Oakland.

A private service was held; friends are welcome to visit the family at their home.

Memorial Contribution

TO THE FAMILY FOR LATER DESIGNATION.

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

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