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.
Brenda Ilene Kraatz Te Kolste, of Lincoln. passed on March 7, 2017 at the age of 78.
Annie Lee Taylor-Morris, 71, of Omaha, passed away 2/18/17. She is missed by numerous family and friends.
Victor Eduardo Matamoros, 14, Lincoln, passed away February 10, 2017. Born on December 9, 2002, in Jimenez, Chihuahua Mexico to José and Martha Matamoros.
Deborah A. Kernes, 62, of Lincoln, passed away Dec. 12, 2016 in Lincoln. She was born June 17, 1954 in Baltimore, MD to Andrew and Dorothy (Ice) Escolopio. Homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother.
James Robert Willis, 73, passed away Friday, November 4th surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born March 7, 1943 in Central City, NE to Claude and Gladys (Culbertson) Willis. He graduated from Central City High School in 1961. In 1963 Jim moved to Lincoln with his then wife Jacqulyn Herman. He worked at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co for 35 years. Jim received numerous awards on behalf of his work with Labor Unions and the Democratic Party. He was President of the Rubber Workers Union Local 286 and went on to become the president of the Lincoln Central Labor Union until he retired. He received the Albert W. Bauer award for achievement on behalf of organized labor and The Patriots Award from the Lancaster County Democratic Party. In 2003 he was inducted into the Nebraska State AFL-CIO Labor Leaders Hall of Fame.
Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, photography, and being with his family. He was a great father and friend.
Winfield “Scott” Sheffield, 82, of Lincoln, passed away November 1, 2016 in Lincoln. He was born May 2, 1934 in Omaha, NE to John and Veva (Gould) Sheffield. Scott was a member of D.A.V. and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie # 147, Lincoln. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.
Survived by wife, Diane; sons, Jeff (Michael Ann) Sheffield, Vine Grove, KY; Rod (Cheryl) Sheffield, Murdock, NE; 6 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Joan (Peder) Olson, Omaha, NE.
Preceded in death by parents, 2 brothers, 1 sister and grandson, Jeremy Michael.
Michael Earl McTee, 70, of Republican City Ne died Monday Oct.31st 2016 at Tabitha in Lincoln, Ne.
Michael, also known as Shredder, was born April 20th, 1946 in Hastings, Ne to Earl and LaNore (Wahrer) McTee.
Survivors include four daughters, Jill and Rick Cockle of Lincoln Ne, Mendie McTee of Alma Ne, Abby McTee of Council Bluffs IA, Amy McTee of Shelton, Ne, two step sons, Curt and Katie Kniss of Greely Ne, Corey and Andrea Hartman of Wilber, Ne, six grandsons, Levi Cockle and (fiancé) Josie Boden, Tanner Cockle and (wife) Amanda Cockle, Colby Cockle, all from Lincoln, Ne, Myles McTee of Alma, Ne, Grayson and Nolan Meyer of Shelton, Ne.
Shannon E. (Van Ackeren) al-Hagari, 72, of Lincoln, passed away August 18, 2016 in Lincoln. Registered nurse. Graduated from St. Elizabeth School of Nursing.
Survived by daughter, Erin O’Connor, Wilson, WY; son, Sean O’Connor, Lincoln; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gene and Gloria Van Ackeren, Lincoln; John and Nadira Ramdial, Brooklyn Park, MN; Gerry and Nancy Van Ackeren, Lincoln; sister and brother-in-law, Jone and Glen Boland, Ellisville, MO; nieces and nephews.
Donald B. Wait, 64, of Gresham, NE, passed away August 10, 2016 in Lincoln. He was born March 20, 1952 in Seward, NE to Donald and Alice (Varner) Wait.
Survived by wife, Karla; daughters, Ashley (Skip) Henkel, Lindsey (Brandon) Tonniges; grandchildren, Charlei and Asher Henkel, Dillon and Gradyn Tonniges; siblings, Steven (Wendy) Wait, Patricia (Joel) Hayse; nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and loved ones.
Preceded in death by parents and infant brother.
Beatrice "Ann" Bures, beloved mother and grandmother, 64, of Waverly, passed away August 3, 2016. Ann loved her family, reading, running and the 4th of July.
She is survived by her children Heidi (Bud) Bowlin, Amanda (Steve) Termaat; five wonderful grandchildren Zach Bowlin, Reagan Bowlin, Jaden Termaat, Avery Termaat, Gavin Termaat; two sisters, one brother, many nieces and nephews.
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