Wyuka Funeral Home & Cemetery A Place of Rest 2017-10-17T16:07:35Z http://wyuka.com/feed/atom/ WordPress admin <![CDATA[Bruce E. McVey]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6645 2017-10-17T16:07:35Z 2017-10-16T16:16:29Z Continue reading ]]> McVey, Bruce 1Bruce E. McVey age 57 of Lincoln passed away October 15, 2017.  He was born June 28, 1960 in Omaha to Phillip and Marian (Crossen) McVey.

Survivors include his son Ian McVey and daughter Lana McVey both of Lincoln.  Grandson, DeVaughn Phillip Harris.  Granddaughter, MaLeah Kei’Mya McVey.  Sisters and brothers-in-law, Martha and Darrell Weiss of Alpharetta, Georgia, Carol and Tom Fricke of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Nephews, Derrick Weiss and Mitchell Weiss.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, October 20, 2017 at Wyuka Funeral Home.

Inurnment will be at Wyuka Cemetery.

Memorials to the family for a later designation.

admin <![CDATA[Marilyn Jean Logan]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6642 2017-10-16T13:40:26Z 2017-10-16T13:40:26Z Continue reading ]]> Logan, MarilynMarilyn Jean (Yowell) Logan, died peacefully at home on October 12, 2017. She was born August 10, 1928 to Hoyt and Kathryn Yowell and grew up with brothers Hoyt Jr and Jerry in the East Campus neighborhood in Lincoln. Marilyn graduated from Northeast High in 1946 where she made lifelong friends. On October 15, 1949 she married her best friend’s brother, Franklin Logan.

Marilyn and Frank raised their family in Lincoln and Ralston. She was a loving wife and mother and made a welcoming home for family and friends, always including those who needed comfort and companionship. Marilyn loved her many cats and dogs, to read and garden, and especially enjoyed traveling, often riding on the back of Frank’s motorcycle.

Marilyn is survived by her husband Frank; children Frank Jr. (Vicki), and Kay (Randy Peters); grandchildren, Sarah Lyons (Justin), Dan Logan, Will Peters (Callie), and Tessa Peters; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Mary Jane Parker (Dick); many nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Inurnment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln NE. Private family services. Memorials may be directed to the Capital Humane Society. 

admin <![CDATA[Shirley M. Speer]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6638 2017-10-14T17:23:24Z 2017-10-14T17:10:14Z Continue reading ]]> Speer, ShirleyShirley M. Speer age 72 of Lincoln passed away October 13, 2017.  She was born May 9, 1945 in Hampton, Nebraska to John and Verla (Roehrs) Rathje.  Shirley graduated from York High School in 1963.  She received her associates degree from Lincoln School of Commerce.  She was in the marketing department for both Cushman and Licor in Lincoln.  Shirley was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her daughter Christine Lien and her son Brett Speer both of Lincoln.  Grandchildren, Garrett Lien, Donovan Speer, Travis Lien and Clara Speer.  Brother and sister-in-law, Ron and Doris Rathje of York.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Warren Rathje.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 510 S. 33rd street, Lincoln.

Visitation will be Tuesday, October 17th at Wyuka Funeral Home from Noon until 8:00 P.M. with family greeting friends from 6:00-7:00 P.M.

Memorials to Lymphoma/Leukemia Society or Redeemer Lutheran Church.

admin <![CDATA[Christina Bell Snyder]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6634 2017-10-12T18:33:03Z 2017-10-12T18:24:25Z Continue reading ]]> SnyderChristina B. Snyder, of Lincoln, passed away Oct. 9, 2017. She was born December 30, 1929 in Norton, Kansas to George and Louisa Freda (DeWester) Prall.

Survivors: husband, Richard, daughters, Iris (Chuck) Zimmerman, Linda, Debra and Joyce, four grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren, sister, Frieda (Jim) Stroud. Preceded in death by daughter, Roberta, son Patrick, granddaughter, Tina.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Wyuka Funeral Home, Lincoln.

admin <![CDATA[NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF WYUKA BOARD OF TRUSTEES]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6631 2017-10-09T18:36:30Z 2017-10-09T18:36:30Z Notice is hereby given that the Quarterly Meeting of Wyuka Board of Trustees will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017 in the Garden Room of the Wyuka Funeral Home at 3600 “O” Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.


admin <![CDATA[Bud T. Ricketts]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6626 2017-09-29T20:41:37Z 2017-09-29T20:41:37Z Continue reading ]]> Bud T. Ricketts age 87 of Lincoln, formerly of Hastings passed away September 28, 2017.  He was born August 11, 1930 in Arnold, Nebraska.

He is survived by his 3 children, Jeff, Crystal and Cyndy.  7 Grandchildren

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Wyuka Cemetery.

admin <![CDATA[Dorothy M. Doling]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6620 2017-09-27T19:05:35Z 2017-09-26T22:25:40Z Continue reading ]]> Doling folder picDorothy M. Doling age 86 of Lincoln passed away September 26, 2017.  She was born April 11, 1931 in Faxon, OK to Claude B. and Mary J. (Moon) Davis. She attended Lawton High School in Lawton, OK with the graduating class of 1950. Dorothy met the love of her life; Forrest H. Doling while he was stationed at Ft. Sill Oklahoma. They were married in Hot Springs, SD in 1956 and moved to Lincoln, NE in 1957. Dorothy loved singing, painting, gardening, cooking, traveling, genealogy, and socializing with family and friends.

She is survived by her 5 children, Gary Forrest of Lawton, Oklahoma, Sharon and Jim Nelson of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Diane Doling-Bregar and Jim Bregar of Mesa, Arizona, Mark Doling of Lincoln, Lori and Mark Ellis of Omaha.  13 Grandchildren, Jason, Shaun, Tyler, April, Tomas Jay, Jared, Matt, Riley, Garrett, Jordann, Brooke, Maegan and Logan.  15 Great grandchildren.  Sister, Polly Meador of Lawton, Oklahoma, LaVelle and Les Bean of Murchison, Texas.  Brother and sister-in-law, Robert “Bud” and Virginia Davis of Lawton, Oklahoma.  Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Forrest and brother, Lester.

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O Street, Lincoln.

Visitation will be on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Wyuka Funeral Home from 4:00-7:00 P.M.

Interment will be at Wyuka Cemetery.

Memorials to the Bryan Foundation or Pathways to Compassion Hospice.





admin <![CDATA[Ruth Adelaide (Hackett) Sorensen]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6615 2017-09-19T20:44:30Z 2017-09-19T18:01:17Z Continue reading ]]> Sorensen, RuthRuth Adelaide (Hackett) Sorensen passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 95.  She was born March 27, 1922 in Bloomfield, NE to Chester Arthur and Nola Belle (Walker) Hackett.

Survivors include her daughters and families:  Kay N. (Lyle) Ashelford and JoAnn (Dann) Miller.  Ruth had 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Trules, and son Lorenz Dee.  She was a devoted mother and wife.

During WWII, she worked at the Glen L. Martin Aircraft plant in Omaha.  She was a member of the team who built the Enola Gay bomber.

Ruth’s life work from 1951-1989 was dedicated to the advancement of developmental disabled individuals.  In the early 1950’s she and other volunteer parents created the Opportunity Center in Norfolk, Nebraska.  This was a school for mentally challenged children.  Her continued effort led to her position as Executive Director of Region IV services, retiring in 1989.  Under her leadership a workshop and multiple group homes were created to serve adults and children.

She served in various offices on a variety of local, state and national organizations and committees concerned with legislation, public relations, fund raising and the enhancement of the public perception of the developmentally disabled population.

Ruth received recognition and awards throughout her career.  She offered hope, support and friendship to many families.  Her legacy will live on for years.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church, on Phillip Ave. in Norfolk Nebraska.



admin <![CDATA[Dorothy Lauretta Sutter]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6612 2017-09-18T20:52:39Z 2017-09-18T20:52:39Z Continue reading ]]> Sutter, DorothyDorothy L. Sutter age 96 of Lincoln, passed away September 17, 2017 at her home.  She was born July 27, 1921 in Fairbury, Nebraska to Orval and Anna (Hinzman) Gaylor, Sr.  On April 26, 1941 she married Willard H. Sutter and for the next 31 years they travelled the world as he was a member of the U.S. Air Force.  After retiring, they settled for a time in Conifer, Colorado before ultimately returning to Lincoln.  Everywhere they moved she was always active in a local church serving as secretary, organist, soloist and other capacities.

She is survived by daughter Janice Yohe of Wilton, Iowa, sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Nancy Sutter, Mark and Debbie Sutter both of Lincoln, Brian and Sheila Sutter of Eagle, brother and sister-in-law Melvin and Roma Gaylor of Lincoln.  7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, countless friends.

The family invites loved ones and friends to a time of remembrance on September 20, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 A.M. on September 21, 2017 at Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O Street.

Interment will be at Wyuka Cemetery.

Memorials to the People’s City Mission.

admin <![CDATA[Donna B. Bergman]]> http://wyuka.com/?p=6609 2017-09-18T19:42:55Z 2017-09-18T19:42:16Z Continue reading ]]> Bergman, DonnaDonna B. Bergman, 90, of rural Ceresco, Nebraska passed peacefully away, Saturday, September 16, 2017.  She was born November 20, 1926 to Fred and Fannie (Conn) Mau in Harvard, Nebraska.  Donna graduated high school in Greybull, Wyoming.  She was a good student and athlete, excelling in spelling and earning track & field ribbons.  In 1947, she married Cleo C. Bergman.  Together they raised 4 children.

Primarily a homemaker, Donna also worked as a Miller & Paines’ department store sales associate for over 25 years.  Donna & Cleo traveled extensively across the U.S.A., enjoying RV trips & winters in a warm climate.  A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she liked gardening, family gatherings, pets, trips to casinos where she was unusually lucky, old TV westerns, big band music & reading, especially real life mysteries.

Preceded in death by her husband, Cleo, daughter Julie Bergman, son-in-law, Mike Moots.  Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Gary & Shari Bergman (Arizona), daughters, Sharon Moots (Colorado) & Jolene Thomas (Lincoln).  Grandchildren and spouses, Ryan and Liz Thomas, Lindsey and Soroud Fattah, Megan and Dane Merry.  Great grandchildren, Kameron, Gavan, Lana Fattah and Senna Merry.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Eagle Cemetery, Eagle, Nebraska.

Memorials to Juvenile Diabetes or Alzheimers Association.