Selected Schueth_Rice_Families and Individuals

Notes


Oral Adean Jackson

DWS: Elgin Review (Elgin Nebr) December 2, 2009
" Oral A. Cleveland, 89 formerly of Clearwater, NE died Saturday, November 28, 2009 at the Norfolk Veteran’s home in Norfolk, NE. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 2. 2009, at the United Methodist Church in Clearwater, NE, with Rev. Carroll Plisek officiating and burial in the Orchard Cemetery.
Oral Adean Cleveland, daughter of Andrew and Millie (Butterfield) Jackson was born March 8, 1920 at Venus, NE. She was the eldest of seven children. She attended rural grade school, graduated from Creighton High School, and received her teaching certificate from Wayne State College. She moved to Norfolk to work and returned home to help care for her siblings after the death of her mother. She taught school for a period of time before and after she was married.
Oral married Eugene Virgil Sorensen and he was killed 6 months later in World War II.
On March 27, 1948, she was united in marriage to Archie Cleveland. The couple made their home north of Orchard near Oakview Park and in 1959 moved to a farm southwest of Ewing, NE. They farmed there until retirement in 1986 when they moved to Clearwater, NE. In September 2000, they moved to The Homestead Assisted Living in Norfolk, NE and then to the Norfolk Veterans Home in 2002.
Oral was a member of the United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary in Clearwater, NE.
She is survived by two sons and wives: Dennis Cleveland and wife Phyllis of Ewing, NE ; Darrell Cleveland and wife Bev of Norfolk, NE; six grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; one sister: Ardith Goochey of Ainsworth, NE; five sisters-in-law; 3 brothers-in-law; along with other relative and friends.
Oral was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, two sisters: Velda Atkinson and Irene Walton; three brothers: Delaine, Elvin and Dale Jackson
Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church and American Legion Auxiliary in Clearwater. NE.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com."
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Eugene Virgil Sorensen

DWS: died 6 mos after marriage to Oral Jackson in WW II


Oral Adean Jackson

DWS: Elgin Review (Elgin Nebr) December 2, 2009
" Oral A. Cleveland, 89 formerly of Clearwater, NE died Saturday, November 28, 2009 at the Norfolk Veteran’s home in Norfolk, NE. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 2. 2009, at the United Methodist Church in Clearwater, NE, with Rev. Carroll Plisek officiating and burial in the Orchard Cemetery.
Oral Adean Cleveland, daughter of Andrew and Millie (Butterfield) Jackson was born March 8, 1920 at Venus, NE. She was the eldest of seven children. She attended rural grade school, graduated from Creighton High School, and received her teaching certificate from Wayne State College. She moved to Norfolk to work and returned home to help care for her siblings after the death of her mother. She taught school for a period of time before and after she was married.
Oral married Eugene Virgil Sorensen and he was killed 6 months later in World War II.
On March 27, 1948, she was united in marriage to Archie Cleveland. The couple made their home north of Orchard near Oakview Park and in 1959 moved to a farm southwest of Ewing, NE. They farmed there until retirement in 1986 when they moved to Clearwater, NE. In September 2000, they moved to The Homestead Assisted Living in Norfolk, NE and then to the Norfolk Veterans Home in 2002.
Oral was a member of the United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary in Clearwater, NE.
She is survived by two sons and wives: Dennis Cleveland and wife Phyllis of Ewing, NE ; Darrell Cleveland and wife Bev of Norfolk, NE; six grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; one sister: Ardith Goochey of Ainsworth, NE; five sisters-in-law; 3 brothers-in-law; along with other relative and friends.
Oral was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, two sisters: Velda Atkinson and Irene Walton; three brothers: Delaine, Elvin and Dale Jackson
Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church and American Legion Auxiliary in Clearwater. NE.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com."
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LeRoy Dean Blecher

DWS: Snider Funeral Home, Clearwater, Nebraska
" Funeral Services for LeRoy D. Blecher age 68 of Clearwater, Ne will be 10:30 am Friday April 24, 2015 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater with Pastor Daniel Feusse, Officiating. Burial will be in Clearwater Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Clearwater American Legion Post #267. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 pm Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home. He passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at his home.
LeRoy Dean Blecher was born on December 4, 1946 to Lawrence and Helene (Nielsen) Blecher in Neligh, Ne. He attended grade school at Dist. #44. Through high school worked for Eugene Dietz as his hired man. LeRoy graduated with the Class of 1965 from Neligh High School. After High School he worked for Tyson Road Crew until he joined the United States Army. He entered on July 19, 1967 at Omaha, NE. He was promoted to Army private pay grade E-2 upon completion of basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga., in September. This promotion was awarded two months earlier than a customary under an Army policy providing incentive for outstanding trainees. He was discharged on July 23, 1969 from the Army at Fort Riley, Ks, as a specialist E-4(P). While in the service he received Vietnam Service Medal, Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Marksman (Rifle). After, the service he worked for Norris Legate masonry. On April 21, 1974, he was united in marriage to Rose (Komrosky) at Bartlett, Ne. In 1983 he started working for the Antelope County Road Department until retiring 2013. LeRoy enjoyed rodeo's, horses, hunting, fishing, watching TV, dancing, and spending time with his family. He was a member of the American Legion Post #267 in Clearwater.
He is survived by his wife, children: Michael (LouAnn) Blecher of Neligh, Ne, Tony (Carla) Blecher of Clearwater, Ne, Brian (JoBeth) Blecher of Pierce, Ne, Blaine (Tina) Blecher of Elgin, Ne, and Amanda (Jeff) Schlecht of Clearwater, Ne. 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Brother, Marion Blecher of Neligh, Ne. Sister, Jeanetta (Ed) Krick of Neligh, Ne. Many nieces, nephews, and special friends.
Preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law, Nancy Blecher; nephew, Lawrence; mother-in-law, Charlotte, and brother-in-law Jon."