Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.
Wilma Doris Kruger, 101, of Lincoln, Nebraska passed away peacefully on May 14, 2018. She was born near McLean, NE on August 19, 1916 to William Edward and Martha Jane (Pickering) Niday. She married Alfred Frank Kruger on February 3, 1934.
Edward M. Lewandowski, 81, of Lincoln, NE, passed away May 13, 2018 of natural causes. Ed was born September 3, 1936 to Paul and Mary (Woskowiak) Lewandowski in Broken Bow, NE.
Laura Mae Baldwin, 92, of Lincoln, NE. Passed away December 27, 2017 in Lincoln, NE. Born May 20, 1925.
Survivors: children, Reba Wester, Nita Baldwin, Mark Baldwin and Lynn Baldwin all of Lincoln, NE. Kaye Gakemeier and husband Robbie of Elmwood, NE.
Dean F. Baldwin and wife Mariko of Honolulu, HI. Alan Baldwin and wife Janet of Seward, NE. Deanna Vokoun and husband Jason of Willington, CT.
Dean L. Baldwin and wife Noriza of Lincoln, NE. Fourteen grandchildren and twenty-four great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by husband Floyd Baldwin, parents Jack and Dollie Lowrey, brother Clarence Lowrey and son-in-law Warren Wester.
Tracy C. Craig, 58, of Lincoln, passes away May 1, 2018 in Lincoln. She was born in Norfolk, VA to Frederick and Cecil (Culbertson) Hutchison. Tracy worked for Jefferson County Law Enforcement for many years and was the owner of Attic and Sellars Consignment Store in Lincoln.
Survived by husband, Neal; son, Travis (Carrie) Hines, Columbus, OH; daughters, Ashley (Dan) Arner, Kearney, NE; Rachelle (Cody) Boeve, Palmyra, NE; Vicki Garrett (Tim Wylie), Aurora, NE; Allison Garrett, Grand Island, NE; Kachine Bartels, Fairbury, NE; grandchildren, Kaleb Hines, Kennedy Arner, Julian Arner, Braylee Hines, Kahle Greenwood, Izzy Wylie; sisters, Machelle Greene, Austin, TX; Mindi Elam, Tuscaloosa, AL; parents, Fred Hutchison, Ft. Scott, KS; Cecil and David Barkley, Tuscaloosa, AL.
Preceded in death by brother, Andy Hutchison.
Thomas “Mike” Lyle Bryant, Jr, 61, of Lincoln, passed away 4/15/2018. Born 8/24/56 in Nebraska City to Thomas Bryant Sr. and Corrine Balfour. Lived in Beatrice for 15 years as a Welding Foreman for Kees Manufacturing. Mike was a stock car builder and racer with Uncle Butch, avid Nebraska football fan, NASCAR, and Richard Petty fan. Former member of the Nebraska Army Reserve.
James W. Vnuk, 57, of Lincoln, passed away April 13, 2018 in Lincoln. He was born February 22, 1961 in Omaha, NE to Dr. Wallace and Frances Vnuk.
James is survived by sons, James Vnuk(Kellie) Omaha, NE; Dustin Vnuk ( fiancé, Whitney Nielsen) of Denver, CO; brothers John Vnuk( Dawn) and their three sons Jeremy, Jeffery and Jamison of Loveland, CO; Tom Vnuk( Leanna ) of Ft. Collins, CO.
Jim lived in Denver, Colorado as a youth and it is here that his love for the outdoors blossomed. He carried that enthusiasm for outdoor living and experiences in his years lived in Nebraska. Jim carried that love for adventure throughout his life. Jim enjoyed the Rocky Mountains and all the beauty and adventure that he found in living and spending time in places that he held dear to his heart in Colorado.
Jim graduated from Kearney High School class of 1979 and attended Ft Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. Jim found happiness in his time living and working in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Jim was a gentle and kind soul. Everyone that ever worked or spent much time with him admired his irreverent sense of humor and forgiving nature. He was a loyal friend and loving father who took great pleasure and pride in his sons’ academic and leisure pursuits.
Jim loved riding his motorcycle and having every new and awesome gadget to support his riding experience. Jim had a particular love for University of Nebraska Women’s Volley Ball.
Connie "CJ" Remington passed away March 24, 2018
Donna Marie Wright, 48, of Goehner, NE, passed away February 16, 2018. She was born November 25, 1969 in Falls City, NE to Kennether and Lona (Dondlinger) Herling.
Ardell Nance, 73, of Lincoln, passed away February 3, 2018 in Lincoln. She was born February 14, 1944 in Kensett, Arkansas.
Ima “Jean” Tipton, of Lincoln, passed away February 5, 2018. Born in Bayard, NE on December 4, 1928 to Ernest and Sylvia Kuhn. Jean worked managing retail stores in her early years. As a grandmother, she exceeded the best of expectations. Her hands were tiny, but always busy, and she delighted in sewing, gardening, and fixing things, all of which she did with great skill and heart. Jean was a huge Husker football fan, and the family will keep up her chant, “Go Big Red……dy!”
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