Linda Mary Vergamini

Jul 12, 2023

Preceded by: sister Carol Ann Porta and parents Frank and Mary. Survived by: nephew Steven; and many loving family and friends.

Linda was known for her caring heart and showed her appreciation for men and women of the military anonymously. She would prepare a “thank you” card with enough money for a meal enclosed in the card, and if she...

Darlene Kay (Patterson) Schaap

Jul 11, 2023


Darlene Kay Patterson Schaap, April 28, 1948 – July 11, 2023, Omaha, Nebraska, an exceptionally caring wife, mother, grandmother, and retired teacher, passed away unexpectedly in the early morning at her home.  Darlene was born in Holdrege to Gilbert Dean Patterson and Eleanor Myrene Dunn Patterson, both of whom preceded her in death.  Darlene grew up on a farm...

Carol Ann Mangimeli (Vencil, Tews)

Jul 11, 2023

Carol was born in Omaha, Nebraska on May 6, 1946 to Tony and Frances (Guncheck) Vencil.  She grew up surrounded by 21 nieces and nephews, and she loved them like younger siblings.  Carol was a cheerleader in high school and later helped start her sorority in college.  She graduated with a degree in education from Wayne State College and briefly...

Merle D. Heldt

Jul 10, 2023

Heldt,  Merle  D.7/26/1933 - 7/10/2023

Merle Dean Heldt was born on July 26,1933 in Wahoo, Nebraska to Clarence and Irene Heldt. He grew up in Yutan, Nebraska, where he graduated from Yutan High School. He also attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. 

Merle was a talented baseball player. He played shortstop and was scouted by many major league teams....

Carol Ann Prettyman

Jul 6, 2023


Omaha - Preceded in death by husband Lonnie. Survived by children Ginger (Todd) Bostwick, Wesley (Tracy), grandchildren Alicia, Preston, Jackie, Cassie, CJ, Brandon, 7 great grandchildren, siblings Dennis Noah, Sharon Farber, family and friends. 

Visitation Monday (7/10/23) 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Roeder Mortuary with private burial. Memorials to Nebraska Humane Society.   

Roeder Mortuary, Inc. - 108th...

Stanley "John" Bednar, Jr.

Jul 6, 2023

John passed away at home on Thursday July 6th, 2023, due to complications from COVID 19 and cancer. 

John and his twin sister Jean were born August 4th, 1941, in Omaha, NE. John was raised in Blair NE where he graduated from Blair High School. He graduated from the University of NE in 1964.  He enlisted in the Air Force...

Mary Elizabeth Cain

Jul 4, 2023

Mary Elizabeth Mcjunkin was born August 18th of 1956 to Betty Mcjunkin & Willie Mcjunkin of Muskogee Oklahoma. 

She spent her early childhood in Summit, Oklahoma & Muskogee, Oklahoma where she attended the Muskogee school system & went on to graduate from Muskogee High in May of 1974. 

June of 1974 she would marry her husband Michael Cain of Muskogee,...

William T. Proctor

Jul 4, 2023

Gretna - William is preceded in death by parents Thomas and Lillian (Anderson), sister Norma (Proctor) Sherman, great great granddaughter Araya Marie Lebow. Survived by wife Anna (Schimonitz), children William Jr. (Shawna), Susan (William) Reeder, Edward, Laurie Sipple, Judy (Richard) Petty; 11 grandchildren. Sarah Jane Sims, Alissa Finelli, Ryan (Jessi) Sims, Stephanie (Tim) Rippinger, Christopher (Alleigh) Petty, William Reeder IV,...

Wallace "Wally" Stern

Jul 4, 2023

Wallace Ralph Stern died on July 4th in Omaha Nebraska at the age of 87.  

Wally raised three children, Heather Mills (Joe), Randal Stern (Kirsten) and Kim LaFramboise (Mark). He is also survived by 4 grandchildren, Alex Narducci, James LaFramboise, Charlie LaFramboise, Rowan Stern and sister Betty Larson. He is preceded in death by his wife Marlene Stern, father Leonard Stern,...

Neil E. Kilchriste, Jr.

Jul 3, 2023


Neil E. Kilchriste, Jr (62) passed away peacefully at home on Monday, July 3rd, 2023.

Neil was born March 12, 1961, in Wichita Falls, TX to Neil Sr and Patsy (Allison) Kilchriste.  In his early childhood, the family moved to Las Vegas where Neil graduated from Eldorado High School in 1979.  As a teenager, he worked at Cashman Photo...