Ruby Johnson

NELIGH — Ruby (Kuehn) Johnson, 95, died at the Neligh Care and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, March 19, 2020.

Because of the recent global COVID-19 pandemic, there will not be a memorial service.

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Ruby came to Neligh in 1945 as a new bride after marrying Navy Aviation Machinist 1st Class Roland Johnson in California. He died in 2003.

Ruby, along with spouse Rolly, were lifelong members of the United Methodist Church in Neligh.

She is survived by two sons, Tim Johnson of Lincoln and Russ Johnson (spouse Janice) of Norfolk; a daughter, Janell (Johnson) Poehling of San Diego; a sister, Jeanette Schneider of Vacaville, Calif.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com.

In other news

PIERCE — Memorial services for Duane J. Johnston, 75, of Pierce will be held at a later date. Burial will be held at the Omaha National Cemetery.

STANTON — Private funeral services for Kimberly R. Noelle, 56, of Stanton will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the New England Congregational United Church of Christ in Stanton with the Rev. Linda Mohr officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at the Stanton Cemetery.

Barbara Luebcke went to her Lord in heaven on Feb. 17, 2020, after a valiant fight with brain cancer. Family and friends had gathered around her prior to her death, and she was blessed to meet her newest granddaughter during that time.

OSMOND — Private family graveside services for Norman D. Lorenz, 88, of Osmond will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Osmond, with the Rev. Glen Emery officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 326, VFW Post 7838 and Son’s Of The American Legion of Osmond.

CREIGHTON — Services for James Farnik, 82, of Creighton are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton.

NIXA, Mo. — Marvin Lloyd “Marv” Hayes, 78 of Nixa, Mo., passed away in Springfield Care Select Hospital on March 27, 2020, after dealing with health issues.

NORFOLK — Private family rosary and Mass for Iris P. Dinkel, 88, of Norfolk will be Saturday, April 4, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Howells. The Rev. Stan Schmit will officiate.

LAUREL — Services for Virginia Burns, 87, of Laurel are pending at the Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel.

NORFOLK — A celebration of life for Richard L. Cruise, 78, of Norfolk will take place at a later date at Stonacek Funeral Chapel. Private family graveside service will be held at the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Norfolk.

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