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Betty A. Rogers, 90, of Oakland NE


Betty A. Rogers, 90 years, of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Oakland Heights in Oakland.

Memorial Service is pending at Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland. ,

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Marion Goracke, 87, of Oakland NE


Marion Goracke, age 87, of Oakland, Nebraska passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral service will be on Monday, June 3, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons, Nebraska. Burial will be at a later date in the Oakland Cemetery in Oakland. Visitation will be held Sunday, June 2nd, from 5 until 7 p.m. with family receiving friends and Vigil at 7 p.m. at Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland. Memorials to the family for future designation. Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland in charge of arrangements.

Marion Goracke was born July 15, 1931 to Leo and Veronica (Lempka) Pientka, in Tecumseh, Nebraska. She passed away May 30, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.

Marion graduated from Sterling High School in 1948.

On June 6, 1951, Marion and Clarence Daniel Goracke were united in marriage at Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Mary, Nebraska. To this union were born nine children.

Marion was blessed to be a stay at home mother. She was a lifetime member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons, Nebraska. She enjoyed playing Bridge, sewing and quilting.

She was preceded in death by her parents, baby brother and great grandson.

She is survived by her husband, Clarence; children, Robin (Janet) Goracke, Curt (Lynn) Goracke, Diane (Kevin) Eriksen, Patrick (Lorene) Goracke, Nancy (Scott) Davis, Rex Goracke and Patti Hardbarger, Joan (Robert) Kuhl, Jean (Jon) Heusel, Krisa (Curtis) Johnson; 15 grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Marion Goracke

Bruce Peterson, 64, Formerly of Oakland NE


Bruce Peterson, 64 years, formerly of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Ashland Care Center in Ashland, Nebraska.

Memorial Service is pending.

Dean K. Charling of Oakland NE


Obituary for Dean K Charling

Dean Charling, of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.

Funeral Service is pending.

Ursula Gudren DeMond, 79, of Craig NE


Ursula Gudren DeMond was born January 13, 1940, in Kaiserslautern, Germany, to Carl and Auguste (Höehn) Biehl. She passed away April 27, 2019 at her home in Craig, Nebraska.

Ursula completed her schooling in Germany. On July 4, 1957, Ursula was married to Benjamin Arthur DeMond in Kaiserslautern. They moved to the United States a short time after, and to this union were born three children: Michelle Ann, Constance Marie and Nicole Corrine.

Ursula worked for and managed two Hesteds Department Stores. She also worked as a manager at Goldstein Chapman Company and JCPenney. Upon her retirement from JCPenney, she resided in Bellevue, Nebraska. She moved to Craig, Nebraska in 2014.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Auguste Biehl; husband, Ben DeMond; sisters: Waltroud, Hedwig, Erna and Hannalore.

She is survived by her daughters: Michelle (Duane) Raynor of Omaha, NE, Constance (Timothy) Landsperger of Craig, Nicole (Dan) Crecelius of Harlan, IA; three grandchildren: Timothy (Gina) Landsperger of Herman, NE, Telia (Kyle) Day of Tekamah, NE, Benjamin Landsperger of Wisner, NE; four great grandchildren: Rory Landsperger, Hunter Landsperger, Audrey Landsperger, Kye Day.

In keeping with Ursula’s wishes, there are to be no services held.

 

Memorial Contribution

UNMC – NEBRASKA MEDICINE

% University of Nebraska Foundation
1010 Lincoln Mall, Suite 300
Lincoln, NE 68508
Pelan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Ursula DeMond

Ewald O. Dahlquist, 93, of Oakland NE


Ewald O. Dahlquist, age 93, of Oakland, Nebraska passed away April 1, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point, Nebraska. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:30 am, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. Burial with Military Honors will be in the Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, from 5-7 p.m. with family receiving friends at Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland. Visitation will also be held at the church one hour prior to service. Memorials to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oakland. Pelan Funeral Service in Oakland in charge of arrangements.

Ewald O. Dahlquist was born October 26, 1925 to Oscar and Ester (Svensson) Dahlquist in Oakland, Nebraska. He passed away April 1, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point, Nebraska, at the age of 93 years.

Ewald was baptized and confirmed at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. He graduated from Oakland High School in 1943. He farmed and fed cattle in partnership with his father, Oscar, and later with his son, Ken.

In January 1951, Ewald entered the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was assigned to 793rd FA Battalion, HQ Battery. In 1952, his unit was alerted to Germany as occupation forces. He returned to the U.S. in December 1952 and was honorably discharged in January 1953.

Ewald returned to the farm to help his father. On August 2, 1953, he was united in marriage to Patricia Mattson. To this union were born three children:  Don, Nancy and Ken.

Ewald served on the Palmquist School #33 school board. He served two terms on the church council. He also served with the Burt County Farm Bureau, Burt County ASC Committee, and as a Burt County Senior 4-H Council Member. He was a leader in both beef and horse 4-H clubs. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post No. 5543. Ewald served on the Burt County Fair Foundation and the Farmers Co-Op and Agland Co-Op Boards and was honored with the Joe Roh award.

In 1978, Ewald began spending time in Arizona during the winter months. He began staying for a month and gradually increased his stay to five months.

He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia, his parents; sister, Bernice (Eddie) Naggatz

He is survived by his daughter, Nancy (Mack) Cameron of Herman, NE; sons: Don (Rochelle) Dahlquist of Lincoln and Ken (Cindy) Dahlquist of Oakland; grandchildren: Lance Dahlquist, Lacie (Joe) Potts, Layne Dahlquist, and Nick (Emily) Dahlquist, Ellie Marvin and Jake Marvin; sister-in-law, Betty Mattson; niece, Sandra (Dick) Wals; nephews: Steve (Sharon) Mattson and John Mattson and their families.

Ewald Dahlquist

Roger Raver, 88, of Craig NE


Roger D. Raver, 88 years, of Craig, Nebraska, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019 at Tekamah Care and Rehabilitation in Tekamah, Nebraska.

Visitation is Thursday, April 4th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland, NE.

The Funeral is Friday, April 5th at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church, Craig Ne. Military Honors will be held at the Craig Cemetery.

Burial is in the Craig Cemetery.

Memorials suggested to the family for future designation.

Pelan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Ann Hawkins, 83, of Oakland NE


Mary Ann Hawkins, 83 years, of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Heritage at Legacy in Omaha, Nebraska.

Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Memorial Contribution

TO THE FAMILY FOR FUTURE DESIGNATION.

Odean C. “Bob” Hagen of Oakland NE


Odean C. “Bob” Hagen of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at Oakland Mercy Hospital, in Oakland.

Memorial Services pending with Pelan Funeral Services Oakland.

James Stearnes of Oakland NE


James Stearnes of Oakland, Nebraska, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at his home in Oakland.

Funeral Services pending with Pelan Funeral Services Oakland.

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