Florian William Luettel (Twin)
DWS: Huffman Levander Funeral Home, Elgin Nebraska
" Florian W. Luettel, 89, of Albion, NE, died Friday, February 6, 2015 at Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Center in Albion, NE.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion, NE with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating. Burial will follow at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Albion, NE with military rites conducted by American Legion Post #162 and VFW Post #736 of Albion. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday at the church with a 7:00 p.m. wake service.
Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements.
Florian William Luettel, son of Ben and Mary (Hoefer) Luettel, was born October 4, 1925 on a farm near Raeville, NE. He was baptized at St. Bonaventure Church in Raeville, was confirmed at St. John’s Church in Petersburg, attended Boone County School District #16 and graduated from the 8th grade at St. John’s Catholic School in Petersburg, NE.
Following his graduation, he farmed with his father, later going to work for Zwingman’s as a farm hand east of Petersburg for a year before entering the United States Army on February 15, 1945. During his time in the Army, Florian served in the Japan and Philippines areas as a cook, and was honorably discharged on his 21st birthday.
On September 14, 1948, Florian was united in marriage to Clarice Leibel at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE. Following their marriage they lived near Petersburg before moving east of Albion in the 1950’s. Florian worked as a farmer and raised livestock, did various small jobs, and delivered rural mail. Retiring in 2002, Florian moved into town with his wife and later entered the Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Center in February of 2014.
He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion, the Knights of Columbus Council 1739, American Legion Post #162 of Albion, and the Albion Rural Fire Board. Florian enjoyed teasing and will be remembered by his family and friends for always giving everybody a bad time.
Florian is survived by his wife of 66 years: Clarice of Albion; two brothers: Flavian (Pat) Luettel of Albion, and Bernard Luettel of Omaha; sister: Mary (Henry) Starman of Albion; sister-in-law: Florence Luettel of Albion; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; eight siblings: Clem (Frances) Luettel, Lawrence Luettel, Greg (Phil) Luettel, LaVern Luettel, Alvin (Mildred) Luettel, Martha Luettel, Emma (Joe) Koch, Marcella (George) Stokes, Stella (Harold) Stokes; sister-in-laws: Darlene Luettel and Jean Luettel"
Ruth Ann Waples
DWS: Snider Funeral Home, Clearwater-Neligh, Nebraska
" Funeral Services for Ruth Ann Shrader, age 91, of Neligh, will be Monday, December 14, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Neligh with Pastor Janet Davis will officiating. Burial will be at Ewing City Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by Sanders American Legion Post from Ewing. Visitation will be Sunday, Dec 13, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Beyer-Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Ruth Ann died Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at home in Neligh.
Ruth Ann (Waples) Shrader, was born to Ivan L. Waples, Sr and Ruth (Bennett) Waples on April 13, 1924 at Glidden, Iowa. She spent part of her childhood on a farm outside of Ewing, NE. The family moved to Lincoln, NE where she graduated from University High in Lincoln, NE in 1942. She attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln from 1942 to 1943. She served in the United States Army during World War II, beginning in 1944 and was honorably discharged in 1948. She reached the rank of Technical Sargent and was stationed in the Panama Canal Zone and the Pentagon. While at the Pentagon she served under General Eisenhower's command, and knew WWII was over before it was made public. During this time she also marched in President Roosevelt's funeral parade. On April 16, 1955 she was united in marriage to Robert Wayne Shrader. They resided on a farm near Ewing and in Ewing. In 1965 they moved to Neligh where she currently resided. She was a member of the Neligh VFW, the Ewing American Legion, and the Antelope Country Club. She is also a member of the 1st Congregational United Church of Christ in Neligh. During her time in Neligh she became an avid bowler, competing in and winning several tournaments. She also enjoyed golfing at the Antelope Country Club until she was no longer able to do so.
Ruth Ann is survived by her children, David (Mary) Shrader of Fremont, Rachel Shrader of Neligh, John (Tina) Shrader of Long Beach, CA, and Ruth McIlravy of York; grandchildren Kristen (Rob) Miles of Lincoln, NE, Sara (Will) Kellogg of Fremont, NE, Staci (Ryan) Wolf of Papillion, NE, Ben (Anna) Shrader of Chicago, IL, Allison (Damien) Holzapfel of San Jose, CA, Amanda (Adam) Sterger of York, NE, Richard (Kaylee) McIlravy of York, NE, William McIlravy of Lincoln and special friend Natasha, and Matthew Shrader of Fremont; great-grand children Lance, Madison, Brayden, Jaxson, Charlie, Kennedy, Jordan, Aiden, Olivia, Korbin, Korie, sisters Pauline (Don) Walcott of Weed, CA and Judith (Dave) McCalla of Waverly, NE. and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Wayne, infant son Mark, sisters Marilyn Sumpter, Josephine Burkhart, and brother Ivan (Bud) Waples, Jr."