Entries by Brian Roeder

Andrew J. Sandoval, (AJ)

Elkhorn – AJ Sandoval March 24th, 1982 to May 17th, 2022 AJ Sandoval loved life, people, and God. He was an accomplished song writer, guitar player, and singer. He was a natural performer who captivated listeners with his unique sound. He played blues, bluegrass, and rock with passion. As a songwriter, he poetically combined lyrics […]

Mildred J. Erlenbusch

11/14/1945 – 5/12/2022 Gretna – Born 11/14/1945 in Spencer, NE Grew up on a farm Southwest of Spencer and graduated from Spencer High School in 1964. Micki was married to James Erlenbusch on 9/4/1966.  After Jim’s deployment in the service they settled in Gretna, NE in 1974. Micki worked various jobs before becoming a union […]

Charles D. Brewer

6/23/1935 – 5/12/2022 Gretna – Charles was born June 23, 1935 in Omaha, NE. His family lived in Bellevue and then moved to Missouri. After graduation from Skidmore High School, Charles and his family moved back to Bellevue, Nebraska. There he worked for an excavating company installing infrastructures. In 1955 he began working for the […]

Wandalee Martha (Knigge) McMillan

Sept. 4, 1931-April 29, 2022 Age 90, died Friday, April 29, 2023 in Fremont , NE. Wanda was born Sept. 4, 1931 in Alexandria, NE to David Levi Knigge and Pauline (Komrs) Knigge. She grew up in the area and graduated from Alexandria High School in 1948. On November 14, 1951, Wanda married Charles McMillan in […]

Theophilus Foster “Theo”

July 22, 1953 – May 4, 2022 Theo chose to make Omaha his home. He built a life, a family and a career. He was well known by generations of people and made himself an invaluable part of the community. He will never be forgotten and forever be missed. FUNERAL SERVICE: 12pmFriday, May 13, at […]

Helen C. Rickerl “Debbie”

March 14, 1942 – May 8, 2022 Omaha – Preceded by parents Harold and Ethel Boyle, brothers James and Michael. Survived by husband David Rickerl, children Christine (John) Chorostecki, Timothy Rickerl (Starr Kennedy), Kathleen (Rob) Hubbard, Ann (Paul) Hinrichs, Stephen Rickerl (Heather Davey), grandchildren: Samuel Chorostecki; Audrey, Flynn, Greta and Julia Rickerl; Owen Hubbard; Corinne, […]

Diane M. Saigh

11/12/1951 – 5/5/2022 Gretna – Preceded in death by parents Maurice & Delores Ludwick, brother Mory. Survived by children Christopher (Rebecca) Durand, Heather (Aaron) Mowinkel, Holly (Derek) Hummel. 8 grandchildren Faith Durand (Sam Kydney) Jocelyn Durand , Charley Durand , Murphy Durand , Jacob Mowinkel, Julia Mowinkel, Cecilia Hummel , William Hummel, 2 great grandchildren Grayson Kydney […]

Vonda L. Conant

10/1/1936 – 5/2/2022 Gretna – Vonda Lou (Boyd) Conant Vonda was born October 1st, 1936 to Lillian and Russel Boyd in Belgrade, NE.  She was raised on family farms and attended country school in Cedar Rapids.  She would often tell stories of life on the farm growing up with her 6 siblings.  One of her favorite […]