Jelinek, Virjean E. "Jean" July 24, 1930 - June 1, 2020 Preceded in death by husband, Thomas Sr. Survived by children, Tom Jelinek (Mary Buresh), Teresa (Charles) Dorwart, Kathy (Doug) Fowler, Joe (Patricia) Jelinek, Ann Jelinek, John Jelinek and James Jelinek; 18 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren. VISITATION begins Thursday 5pm with a Wake Service at 6pm at St. Bridget's Catholic Church, 25 & F St. FUNERAL: Friday, 10am, St. Bridget's Church. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to the family for the charity of their choice. KORISKO LARKIN STASKIEWICZ FUNERAL HOME 5108 "F" Street | (402) 731-1234 | www.klsfuneralhome.com
Read through the obituaries published today in Omaha World-Herald.
Jelinek, Virjean E. "Jean"
Atkinson, Martha L.
Atkinson, Martha L. December 27, 1971 - June 1, 2020 Preceded in death by aunt, Petrona Henshaw. Survived by, husband, Shawn; children, Jasmin and Kaleb Atkinson, Jonathan Barnes; cousin, Orlando Sanchez Private Graveside Service: Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK-CUTLER West Center Chapel 7805 W. Center Rd. (402) 391-3900 www.heafeyheafey.com
Cerveny, Terrance D.
Cerveny, Terrance D. January 2, 1955 - May 28, 2020 Terrance (Terry) Dean Cerveny, 65, passed away on May 28, 2020. Terry was born on January 2, 1955 in Council Bluffs; however, raised and lived in Omaha, Nebraska. Terry graduated South High in 1973. He was loved dearly by his children and will be missed by many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Shirley Cerveny. He is survived by daughters, Angela Renee Bishop, Gina Marie Cerveny and Jessica Lynn Jackman, and their spouses and 9 grandchildren. His sister, Karen, brothers Robert and James. Also his partner, Roberta Roth. HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER West Center Chapel, 7805 W. Center Rd. 402-391-3900 | www.heafeyheafey.com
Emshoff, William Age 89 William Emshoff died at his Council Bluffs home on May 27, 2020. One of Jehovah's Witnesses for over 75 years. Current member of Broadway Park Congregation. Survived by his wife of 65 years, Carley (Webb); children, Curtis (Kristi) Emshoff, Arlington, TX; and Kimberly Emshoff, Council Bluffs; grandchildren, Derek (Rachel) Emshoff and Mikaella (Ryan) Rathbun; great-grandchildren, Andrew, Noah, and Addison; sisters, Mary Ann (Rex) Miller and Betty (John) James. Preceded in death by his parents, William H and Rubie (Kress) Emshoff; sister, Pauline (Mervin) Haverkamp; and brother, Robert (Claire) Emshoff. Due to Covid-19 concerns, private family services on June 6, 2020. HOY - KILNOSKI FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY 1221 N. 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 (712) 256-9988 | www.hoyfuneral.com
Guzman, Angel L.
Guzman, Angel L. Age 69 MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, 10am, Assumption Catholic Church. VISITATION: Thursday, 4-7pm, at Funeral Home. KORISKO LARKIN STASKIEWICZ FUNERAL HOME 5108 "F" Street | (402) 731-1234 | www.klsfuneralhome.com
Kratky, JoEllen July 20, 1937 - June 2, 2020 Complete notice later HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER West Center Chapel, 7805 W. Center Rd. 402-391-3900 | www.heafeyheafey.com
Kruizenga, Claire Ann
Kruizenga, Claire Ann February 27, 1940 - May 22, 2020 Preceded in death by husband Lowell Kruizenga; parents, Hanson and Alyce Givens; and brother-in-law Richard Alberg. Survived by daughters, Lisa (Tim) Naylon, Leslie (Jeff) Voigt, and Alyssa (Brian) Mancinelli; siblings, Hans (Donna) Givens, Jim (Barb) Givens, and Kay Alberg; grandchildren, Robert Voigt, Isaac Beber, Meghan Voigt, Jordan Beber, Colby Naylon, Reese Naylon, and Henry Naylon; great-granddaughter Charlotte Beber; and many loved nieces and nephews. Ann was the recipient of convalescent plasma to help against her fight with the Covid 19 Virus. We encourage people to donate blood or plasma to the American Red Cross. Private Graveside Service with family only on Saturday, June 6, at 10:30am. Please visit Westlawn Hillcrest Memorial Park and Funeral Home on Facebook for the livestream service. Westlawn Hillcrest Funeral Home 5701 Center St 402-566-2500 | www.westlawnhillcrest.com
Lantz, Roger L.
Lantz, Roger L. November 19, 1949 - June 1, 2020 Preceded by wife Rhonada Lantz. Survived by children Erica (Jason) Rinehart, Barry (Elizabeth) Lantz, Elizabeth "Libby" (Christoph) Jessnitz; wife Linda Lantz; grandchildren Georgia, Shelby, Catherine, Oscar, Jimmy, Willow, Charlotte, and Matthew. Gathering of family and friends Friday, 5-7pm, at Roeder Mortuary. Interment: Blair Cemetery. Memorials to St. Luke United Methodist Church. Roeder Mortuary, Inc. - 108th Street Chapel 2727 N 108th St., Omaha, NE | 402-496-9000 www.RoederMortuary.com
Lostroh, Victoria Ann (Smith)
Lostroh, Victoria Ann (Smith) Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 69. Vicky was born July 23, 1950 in Omaha, Nebraska, to the Honorable Judge Robert Lee and Beth Eileen (Haney) Smith. Vicky was raised in Omaha and Lincoln, graduating in 1968 from Lincoln's Southeast High School. She worked at Lincoln General Hospital for several years before moving to Westminster, CO, where she worked at Rose Medical Center in Denver. She enjoyed baking cookies and other desserts when she could. Every Christmas while living in Colorado, she made pans of homemade fudge and handed out plates of fudge to her neighbors. She later returned to Omaha and enjoyed visiting with her friends and the staff at Southview Heights, where she lived for 18 years. Vicky was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend who enjoyed spending time with her family. One of her favorite things was visiting her sister's home each Sunday to spend time with her sisters, brother, in-laws, nieces, nephews, and her sons, when visiting from Colorado. Vicky will always be remembered as a kind, caring and loving person with a big heart. She will be missed dearly and will forever remain in the hearts of her family and those who knew her. Vicky was preceded in death by her parents the Honorable Judge Robert Lee and Beth Eileen Smith and is survived by her sons Christopher (Maria Angela) Lostroh of Aurora, CO, and Robert (Melanie) Lostroh of Broomfield, CO; her brother Craig Smith of La Vista, NE; her sisters Calvert (John) MacKnight of Papillion, NE, and Dr. Carey (Dr. Steven) Ryan of La Vista, NE; and her grandchildren Logan, Benjamin, and Liam Lostroh. GRAVESIDE SERVICE will be Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 1pm, at the Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, NE. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to the University of Nebraska Medical Center. https://nufoundation.org/fund/01074850/
Naujokaitis, Victoria August 15, 1944 - May 31, 2020 Preceded in death by husband, Stanley; parents, Victor and Josephine Lawrynovicz; daughter-in-law, Nancy; brother-in-law, Harley Jensen. Survived by children: Bob Naujokaitis (Mary Beth Keating), John Naujokaitis, Teresa Naujokaitis; Lisa (Scott) Paskewitz; grandchildren, Jacob Naujokaitis and Monica Naujokaitis; great-grandson, Ronald L. Slate III; sister, Kathy Jensen; numerous nieces, nephews, brothers, and sisters-in-law. VISITATION: Wednesday, after 4pm, with Vigil Service 6:30pm, at the funeral home. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Thursday, 10:30am, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Interment: St. John Cemetery. To view a live broadcast of the Vigil Service Wednesday, go to www.klsfuneral home.com and click on the "Stream Funeral Service" option. KORISKO LARKIN STASKIEWICZ FUNERAL HOME 5108 "F" Street | (402) 731-1234 | www.klsfuneralhome.com
Neslund, Barbara D. "Barbie"
Neslund, Barbara D. "Barbie" March 29, 1977 - June 1, 2020 At the age of 43, Barbie passed away after a brave battle with COVID-19. To those blessed to know Barbie, knew how special and accomplished she was in spite of her disabilities. She had an uncanny ability to remember and unconditionally accept everyone she met. She was born in Rockford, IL, and graduated from East High School. She was bilingual in Spanish, a commissioned artist, a budding florist, and a VERY proud aunt. An avid lover of all of the arts, flora and fauna, She was also Elvis's #1 Fan. In 2006, She moved to Omaha with her family and continued to share her joy of love and life. Barbie is survived by her parents, Martha Medina (retired educator) and Donald Neslund; sister, Jennifer (Matthew) Rosenberg; nephew, Teddy; grandmother, Gloria Medina; and a large extended family and hosts of friends. When safe, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. ARBOR CREMATION SOCIETY 2819 S 125th Ave, Ste 367 Omaha NE 68144 402-393-0319
Perrone, Frank E.
Perrone, Frank E. March 8, 1995 - May 30, 2020 Family and friends mourn the loss of Frank Perrone of Omaha, who passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 after a brief illness. Frank was born at the Erhling Bergquist Hospital at Offutt to Matthew and Janet (Skinner) Perrone, the first of two children. He attended school in Millard graduating from Millard South High School in 2013. He attended Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska, where he graduated in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in History, English, and Educational Studies. A member of Beta Sigma Psi Fraternity at Midland, Frank was also active in the Thespian Program and appeared in several stage productions. He had a longtime interest in debate and volunteered as an assistant debate coach at Millard South. Frank was accepted into the Law Program at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and Creighton University, and intended to begin with Creighton in the Fall of 2020. Frank is survived by his parents, Matt and Janet; his younger brother, Donavon; grandparents, Frank and Trudy (Murphy) Perrone; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Marion and Beverley (Lyngholm) Skinner. A private burial will be held this week. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Campbell Aman Funeral Home 444 S 17th Street, Blair, NE 68008
Pomeroy, Helen L.
Pomeroy, Helen L. August 11, 1933 - June 1, 2020 Preceded in death by husband, Fred Pomeroy; parents, Milas and Hazel Cooper. Survived by son, John (Patricia) Haro; grandchildren, Jeanette, James and Adam Haro; two sisters; nephews. MEMORIAL VISITATION: Friday, 2-4pm, at the John A. Gentleman Bellevue/Sarpy Co. Chapel. Memorials to St. Croix Hospice, 1920 Rue St., Suite 3, Council Bluffs, IA 51503. JOHN A. GENTLEMAN MORTUARIES AND CREMATORY BELLEVUE/SARPY CO. CHAPEL, 3402 Samson Way 402-293-0999 | www.johnagentleman.com
Rohde, Robert J.
Rohde, Robert J. June 5, 1932 - May 29, 2020 Robert died peacefully in his sleep. Robert was a member of Morning Star Lutheran Church in Omaha and a long-term resident of Lakeside Village. Robert graduated from Emerson High School and the University of Nebraska with a degree in Civil Engineering. The majority of his professional career was spent as a partner in Dana Larson Roubal and Associates in Omaha. Robert was active in the Nebraska Board of Engineering and Architecture, the Society of American Military Engineers; as well as, the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (Distinguished Service Award in 2002). Robert was preceded in death by his wife of more than 50 years, Sue Carol (Petersen) Rohde, who died of early onset Alzheimer's; his sister, Dorothy Andersen; and his parents, Theodore and Frieda Rohde. He is survived by sons, John Robert and Joel Richard; daughters-in-law, Suzanne and January, respectively; and four grandchildren: John Aiden, Charles Asher, Elizabeth Aubrey and Jackson Robert Rohde. As well as his beloved sister, Marjorie (Rohde) Wyatt; and brother, Theodore "Bud" Rohde. No formal services are planned. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, 11711 Arbor Street Suite 110 Omaha, NE 68144 in honor of Robert and Sue Carol Rohde would be welcomed by the family. ROEDER MORTUARY - Gretna Chapel 11710 Standing Stone Dr. | 402-332-0090 | RoederMortuary.com
Schmidt, Rosemarie June 15, 1926 - June 2, 2020 Age 93. Passed away June 2, 2020. She was born on June 15, 1926 to the late Alfred and Margarete (Tauber) Krebs in Liegnitz, Germany. In addition to her parents, Rosemarie was preceded in death by her husbands, Albert Edris and Clarence Schmidt; daughter, Lori Pruet; sister, Edelgard Christa Koning. She is survived by her son, Mike Edris (Candace); daughter, Christy Edris; grandson, Christopher Edris (Victoria); great-grandchildren, Delilah and C.J.; son-in-law, Mark Pruet (Mary Jo); daughter-in-law, Debbie Edris; special friend, Cathy Pruitte; a host of other relatives and friends. FUNERAL SERVICE: 11am Friday, June 5, 2020, at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home. VISITATION will be during the hour prior to the Service. Interment is in Ridgewood Cemetery. The family will direct memorials. HOY - KILNOSKI FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY 1221 N. 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 (712) 256-9988 | www.hoyfuneral.com
Scoggins, Leona "Joan"
Scoggins, Leona "Joan" April 23, 1933 - May 31, 2020 Preceded in death by loving husband of 37 years, Mikel; parents, John (Leona) Bussell; sister, Donna Burress. Survived by children, Mikelene (Kim) Windle; grandchildren, Sara (Chris) Warta and Allison (Jordan) Geiger; great-grandchildren, Cassie and Tommy Warta; siblings, Midge (Robert) Boardman, DuWayne (Jan) Bussell, John "Junior" (Rocky) Bussell; many family and friends. VISITATION: Friday, June 5, from 5-7pm. CELEBRATION OF LIFE: Saturday, June 6, at 10:30am. Both services will be held at Westlawn Hillcrest Funeral Home. Westlawn Hillcrest Funeral Home 5701 Center St., Omaha, NE | 402-556-2500
Smejkal, JoAnne M.
Smejkal, JoAnne M. February 23, 1934 - June 2, 2020 Survived by children, Marianne Smejkal, Joe (Deanna) Smejkal, Debby Smejkal, Jeff Smejkal, Jim Smejkal, Susie (Todd) Jasman; numerous grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. VISITATION begins Friday 11am with a Celebration of JoAnne's Life at 12pm at the Mortuary. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. KORISKO LARKIN STASKIEWICZ FUNERAL HOME 5108 "F" Street | (402) 731-1234 | www.klsfuneralhome.com
Stalp, Illa Age 96 Of West Point, NE. Preceding Illa in death were her husband, Robert; parents, John and Gladys Tillman; sisters, Avis Vopalensky, and Jacqueline Brooks; brothers, William (Iola) Hargens, and Jim Tillman; infant grandson, Joshua Stalp; and infant great-granchild, Kinsley Davis. Survivors include daughters, LuAnn (Steven) Ludford, of Peru, IL; Karen (David) Ross, of Fremont, NE; sons: John (Teresa) Stalp of Fairfax, CA; Robert (Sharon) Stalp of Mesa, AZ; and Tim (Joyce) Stalp of Wisner, NE. Also, five grandchildren: Holly (Michael) O'Dell of Gretna, NE; Ross (Brittany) Stalp of Scottsdale, AZ; Katy (Joshua) Davis of Boise, ID; Christopher Stalp of Oakland, NE; Cody Stalp of San Diego, CA; and five great-grandchildren: Brenden and Shannen O'Dell; Grayson, Connor, and Lucas Davis; sister-in-law, Jeanine Tillman of Fremont, NE; nieces, Lucinda Gillette of Omaha, NE; Joan (Ron) Nelson of Aspen, CO; and nephews, Joel (Carol) Hargens of Hooper, NE; Gary (Marsha) Rold of San Diego, CA; and Danly (Charl) Rold of Kansas City, MO. PRIVATE SERVICES will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020, 10:30am, at the Minnick Funeral Home with Pastor Priscilla Hukki officiating. Interment will follow in the Hooper Cemetery. VISITATION: Friday, from 5-7pm, at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, per Directed Health Measures for gatherings only 25 persons will be allowed in the building at one time. The service will be live streamed at: www.facebook.com/minnickfuneralserviceinc Minnick Funeral Home 830 S. Colfax St., West Point, NE 68788 | (402) 372-2022
Stoops, Evelyn B.
Stoops, Evelyn B. June 21, 1925 - May 30, 2020 Omaha - Preceded in death by husband, Ray; daughters, Judy Garreans, Linda Stafford; son-in-law, Jim Hartline; and two grandsons. Survived by children, Trudy Hartline, Stacy Stoops (Ruth); son-in-law, John Garreans (Kate); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; brother, Kenny Simet; loving family and friends. VISITATION: Thursday, 2-4pm (following CDC Guidelines) at mortuary. Private wake, please contact the family. FUNERAL SERVICE: 1pm Friday. Interment: Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorials to the family. ROEDER MORTUARY - 108th St. Chapel 2727 North 108th Street | (402) 496-9000 | RoederMortuary.com
Gaytan, Jose December 29, 1964 - May 31, 2020 Survived by wife, Vaneza; children: Navyd Gaytan, Naomy Gaytan, David Gaytan-Ramos, Vaneza Gaytan-Ramos, Perla Gaytan-Ramos, Ivan Gayton-Ramos, Jose Maria Gaytan-Ramos, Isaac Gaytan-Ramos; grandchildren, Miguel'Angel Degante, Alexei David Gaytan; sisters, Martha Gaytan, Bertha Fajardo, Irene Gaytan. VISITATION: Friday, June 5th, 4:30-7pm with FUNERAL SERVICE 7pm at Funeral Home. INURNMENT: Saturday 10am at Evergreen Cemetery, 2300 So. 78th St. Go to funeral home website to view live broadcast of funeral service. KORISKO LARKIN STASKIEWICZ FUNERAL HOME 5108 "F" Street | (402) 731-1234 | www.klsfuneralhome.com