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extract from The Oregonian, Portland, OR, Saturday, October 25, 2008.

Saturday, October 25, 2008
The Oregonian

Akins, Kathleen M. Conner

born May 9, 1933, in Spencer, Neb
died Oct. 24, 2008, Estacada, Oregon
buried Oct. 29, 2008, in Springwater Cemetery
married Bob Akins in 1953
daughters: Janet Davis and Sharon Blagg
sons: David, Peter and Mike
sister: Mary Sinclair
brother: Robert Conner
15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren


Anderson, Vance Arthur
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Aug 24,1920, Mariaville, Nebr
son of Chester and Lura Anderson
married Helen Schrunk, Nov 16,1941, Butte, Nebr
died Wednesday, Dec 7,2005, Yankton, SD
buried Butte City Cem, Butte, Neb
children: Patricia Pinkerman, Arthur, Anita Pinkerman, Mark
brothers and sisters: Garlen, Loris, Cressel, Bob, Darlene Jons, Dorthea Drury, Russell, Verlin died in infancy
US military WW II


Anderson, Garlen Wayne
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born May 9,1922 Mariaville, Nebr
son of Chester and Lura Helen Armstrong, Anderson
married 1954, Illene Wakefield of Butte
died Sunday, April 1,2007 Farmington, NM
buried Butte Cem, Butte, Nebr
children: Randy, Troy, DeMaris Waters
brothers: Cressel, Bob, Russel, Verlin died in infancy, Vance, Loris
sisters: Darlene Jons, Dorthea


Astelford, Thomas Densimore
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born New York, Feb 24,1860
married Aug 16,1887to Carolyn Reynolds
died Feb 28,1945 Holt Co, Nebr
buried Butte, Nebr
children: Icle Rakes, Olive Francis, Walter, Iele
sister: Emma Kelley


Baumeister, Leona M
Submitted by: Doris Counts

dau of William Baumeister
died Jan 1956 north of Butte


Brown, William
Submitted by: Doris Counts

Oct 4,1920

OLD SOLDIER PASSES ON

     It was with a feeling of sadness that the people of Butte learned last Saturday of the death of "Uncle Billy" Brown.

     The funeral took place Sunday at the opera house and was attended by a host of friends who had known Mr Brown for many years.

     The funeral was in charge of Rev F Farner of the M E Church, the pall bearers being members of the American Legioin, in uniform, in honor of Mr Brown, the old soldier. Interment was in Butte Cemetery.

     William Brown was born in Pennsylvania, Dec 27,1847, and died at his home in Butte, Nebr, on Sept 18,1920, aged 72 years, 8 months and 22 days. At the age of 13 years, Mr Brown tried to enlist in the army to help put down the rebellion. After 4 years, or at the age of 17 he was accepted and served until the close of the war. He then enlisted in the regular army and served for 3 eyars in the 16th U S Infantry.

     In 1870 he came to Fremont, Nebr. Later he moved to Iowa, and while living in Iowa, met and later married Alice Gossard, on May 28,1876. To this union were born 5 children. Two, Vera and John, have preceded him in death, while Irene, Ernest andRossie are left to share his loss and to comfort their mother, Mrs Brown, who also survives him.

     In 1887 Mr Brown moved with his family to Holt Co, Nebr, and later in 1890 to Boyd Co, settling near Spencer. He moved to Butte in 1902, in 1907 he moved to Gregory Co, SD, an din 1910 he went to Tripp Co and there resided with his son, Ernest. Being in need of medical aid he again moved to Spencer in 1913 and later in 1915 to Butte, where he resided until his death.

     He has borne patiently and lovingly with a prolonged illness and intense pain at times, but during these lonely hours of sickness, he consoled himself much by singing and humming that old familiar hymn, "Jesus Savior Pilot Me".

     He leaves to mourn his departure not only his wife and three children but also 4 sisters, 7 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren, besides thru his large acquaintance he leaves a host of friends who bow their heads in sorrow as they realize that "Uncle Billy" (as he was familiarly known) has been taken from their midst.


Drury, Dorethea Helen Anderson
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Nov 30,1936 Anoka
dau of Rev Chester and Lura Armstrong Anderson
married May 24,1961, Keith Duane Drury, Newport
died June 25,2006 Yankton, SD
buried Butte City Cem
children: Todd, Terry, Tricia Stevens
brothers: Garlen, Cressel, Bob, Russel, Verlin, Rev Vance, Rev Loris
sister: Darlene Jons


Ellwanger, Irene Barbara Arp
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Jan 6,1916 Naper
dau of Adolph and Lena Ritterbush Arp
married May 28,1938, Curtis Ellwanger, Burke, SD
died May 29,1999 Omaha
buried Butte City Cem
children: Randy
step children: Keri Demorest, Craig Peterson
brothers: Henry, Wilford, Ernest, Earl
sisters: Erma, Lucy Herrmann, Pearl Anderson, Darlene Tunink, Margaret Sattler


Fried, Ruth A Mauch
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born March 25,1916 Stuart
dau of Fred and Florence Stuart Mauch
married Harold Fried, Sept 21,1935
died June 6,2005 Butte
buried Butte City Cem
children: Geoffrey, Philip, Terry, Harold "Skip", Kelly, Sandy Anderson, Deanna
grandchildren: Andy
great grandchildren: Taylor sister: Pearl Young


Fuhrer, Delbert Melvin
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born March 20,1928 southwest of Butte
son of John and Margaret Bruns Fuhrer
married March 31,1951, Darlene Rockford
died Feb 26,2008 Neligh
buried Butte Cem
children: John, Linda Schultz
brother: John


Fuhrer, Herman C
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born May 3,1890 Sutton, Nebr
son of Adam and Pauline Serr Fuhrer
married Lucy Brunmeier, Nov 12,1914 Berthoud, Colorado
died Nov 15,1990 Butte
buried Butte Cem
children: Benjamin, Robert, Gertrude Ahlers, Raymond, Lila Guildner, Lyle, Franklin, son, two daughters died in infancy
brothers: 6
sister: Anna Nicolaus


Guthmiller, Eleanora
Submitted by: Doris Counts

died June 15,2006 Gregory, SD
buried Butte City Cem


Haynes, Caroline Bertha Miller Hiserote
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born June 22,1914 Boyd County
dau of Gabriel and Eva Hoffman Miller
married March 17,1935 to Lloyd A Hiserote - he died Dec 5,1957
married Clifford G Haynes, March 31,1960 - he died May 12,1984
died Monday, Feb 25,2008 O'Neill
buried Butte City Cem
children: Chester Hiserote, Delilah O'Connor, Darlene Fernau, Rosella Fernau, Lyndell Labenz, Terence Hiserote, Janelle Heller, Darliss died 1941, Mauve died 1945, Beverly Ann Miller died June 2005


Holmberg, Daryl Jack
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Dec 10,1938 Stuart
son of Arvid Emanual and Clare Marie Wittry Holmberg
died Dec 27,2003 O'Neill
buried Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cem, Butte
brothers: Pat, Stanley
sister: Darlene Krafka
U S Army Dec 13,1961 to Dec 12,1963


Hostert, Ruth Elaine Helmberger
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born St Charles, SD, July 31,1938
dau of Joseph and Norma Helmberger
married Gene Hostert, 1964
died May 17,2008 O'Neill
buried St Peter and Paul Cem, Butte
children: one died in infancy, Christy, Nick, Kevin
brother: 1 - Duane, Don
sisters; 2 - Doris Ziska, Gladys Kerner, Dorthy Weber, Norma Hostert, Bonnie Clark


Hotaling, J W
Submitted by: Doris Counts

     Last Saturday, J W Hotalling, the 12 year old son of James Hotalling, who at one time had charge of the Stuart- Grand Rapids stage line, accidently shot and killed himself while in the hay field with his older brother. The two boys had gone to the field with a hay rack to get a load of loose hay, and the larger boy had gotten off the wagon to throw on the hay, while the younger boy held the lines with one hand and a shotgun in the other. In some way, the gun slipped through the rack, the hammer of the gun striking on some part of the wagon and exploding the shell. The charge entered the boy's side, tearing the lungs to pieces and killing him instantly. The body was interred in the Butte Cemetery Sunday. Mrs Hotalling is in poor circumstances and all her neighbors sympathize deeply with her in her many afflictions.


Hotaling, James
Submitted by: Doris Counts

March 20,1908 Atkinson Graphic

     James Hotaling died at Spencer early Wednesday morning at the Klug Hotel where he was staying while taking treatment. He had been seriously ill for a couple of weeks and was at Spencer the most of this time, but it was not thought that his condition was so critical, and death came as quite a surprise to his family and friends. The direct cause of his death was blood poisoning which set in as a result of an abscess which came on his face some time ago. Deceased was an old time resident of the Badger country over in Holt County, about 12 miles southwest of Butte, where he owned a place on the Big Sandy. He handled quite a bunch of cattle every year and was reasonably successful as a stockman. He leaves a wife and 9 sons, the oldest of which is 18 years of age, to mourn his loss. Also several brothers, one of which is George Hotaling of Naper. Deceased whould have been 65 years of age on March 14th, had he lived. He was well known over this part of the country having moved to Holt County in 1889. For years he drove the Stuart-Butte stage and scarcely ever failed to make the trip on account of bad roads or stormy weather. Those who knew him best say he was a splendid neighbor and a most kind and loving husband. The funeral was held at Congregational Church in Butte on Thursday afternoon at two o'clock, from which interment took place at the Butte Cemetery, both services being conducted by Rev Searles of Spencer.


Knievel, Peter H
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Oct 4,1903 Naper
son of Edward and Gertrude Spencer Knievel
married March 1,1927, Lula E Petersen, Burke, SD
died Jan 8,1993 Butte
buried Butte Cem
children: Duane, CA, Peter D
brothers: 6
sister: 1
half brother: Nick Arens
half sister: Mary Spect


Krikac, Ethelyn Belle Bradstreet
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Nov 4,1892 north of O'Neill
dau of Nathaniel and Nettie Bradstreet
married George Krikac, Butte, April 6,1915
graduated Butte HS 1912
died Lynch, Feb 20,1950
buried Butte Cem
children: Marjorie Borden, Wilna
brother: Howard
sister: Mrs Gus Sieler


Lechtenberg, Eugene J
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Jan 1,1925 Anoka
son of Frank and Anna Sextro Lechtenberg
married Sept 3,1952, Rama Jean Webber, Lynch
died May 17,2005 O'Neill
buried Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cem, Butte
children: Eugene J, Mary Ann, Diane Watson, Teri Frerichs, James, Ken, Steve, Donald
brothers: Lawrence, Leo,Joe, Francis, Fritz
sister: Agnes Reiser
Marine Corps till Oct 12,1945


Leslie, Lucia
Submitted by: Doris Counts

Dec 3, 1903 Atkinson Graphic

     Mrs Lucie Leslie who formerly lived here is dead and was buried in Spencer, Monday.


Mitchell, Adrian LeRoy
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born July 19,1903, Middlebranch
son of Charles and Bertha Wiley Mitchell
married April 7,1934, Eva L Syfie
died Aug 1940
buried Butte Cem
children: Larry D, Sharon K, Ronald D died July 1957
brothers: 1 - Harry, Bud, John
sisters: 3 - Vera Coburn, Blanche Lewis, Betty Crawford


Mitchell, Ronald
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Aug 6,19??, Atkinson sonof Adrain Mitchell
died July 28, 1957 north of Lynch
buried Butte Cem


Peterson, Swan John
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Jan 25,1861 Kisa, Sweden
married Nov 24,1909, Lottie Ellis, Butte - she died March 1941
died April 1947, noon Wednesday
buried Butte Cem
children: Marx, Jacob, Mrs Albert Widtfeldt
sisters: - 4
brother: -1


Putnam, Donald Eugene
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born May 18,1926 Naper
son of Charles and Gladys Anderson Putnam
married Nov 19,1946, Darlene Truman, Burke, SD
died Aug 4,2004 Hastings
buried Butte Cem
chiildren: Gail Bartels, Kathy Skrdla, son died in infancy
sisters: 2 - Mavis Collins, Delores Lampman, JoAnn Mitchell, Gwen Walden
brothers: 1 - Robert, Charles
U S Navy June 20,1944 to May 27,1946


Raymer, Doris Elaine
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Oct 11,1921 Butte
dau of Darley B and Clara Dickerson Raymer
died Dec 28,2005 Stuart
buried Butte City Cem
sisters: Eva Marie Dix, Jackie Lindgren, Mary Ann Rassmussen, Dolores Story
brother: George


Reiman, Margaret Liewer
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Jan 11,1918
dau of Wendell and Teresa Schultes Liewer
married Feb 24,1941, Norbert Reiman "Nibs"
died July 13,2006 Butte
buried Sts Peter and Paul Cem, Butte
children: Carol Schramm, June Reiman-Banks, Marilyn Kern, Kenneth
grandchildren: David and Jon Kern, Shaun Klement, Brad and Michael and Kenneth Reiman
sister: Catherine
brother


Reinheimer, Ave Marie
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Oct 16,1925 Butte
dau of Edmund and Edith Reinheimer
died May 23,2007 Atkinson
buried Butte City Cem
brothers: - 3
sisters: - 3


Reiser, Marguerite Quick
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Feb 28,1925, Butte
dau of Bert and Barbara Ford Quick
married Art, Jan 19,1949, California - he died Feb 27,2004
died May 18,2004 Butte
buried Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cem, Butte
children: Pat Classen, Vicki Johnson, Bob Morey
brother: Bert
sister: Helen


Reiser, Nicholas
Submitted by: Doris Counts

Dec 9,1920

     Nicholas Reiser was born in Corlogne, Luxemberg, Jan 1, 1836. He had been in excellent health until last week Wednesday, when he was stricken with apoplexy. He only recovered consciousness for a short time, during his illness, and death claimed him Tuesday. He came to LaMotte, Jackson Co, Iowa, at the age of 18, and after 5 years returned to his native home, and was married to Miss Sussana Puetz. After a short stay they returned to LaMotte and settled on a farm where 11 children were born, 7 sons and 4 daughters, all of whom are living. They are mrs Susan Wathier of Alton, Iowa; Peter, Charles, Benedict and James of Holt Co and Frank, Joseph and Adolph and Mrs Geo Leuken of Butte, Mrs Mary Henrich of Centerville, SD and Mrs Anna Cupp of Definance, O. Besides his children he leaves 39 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren. He and his family came to their home ranch on the Niobrara in Holt county in 1885 and resided there most of the time until the time of his death. His wife preceded him in death just one year and three days ago and the family and children feel very deeply the loss of their parents and grandparents both in such a very short time.

     He was at the time of his death 84 years, 11 months and 7 days old, and was one of the oldest and best respected citizens of Holt Co. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He was a faithful and devout member of the Catholic Church.

     The funeral was held from Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church this morning.


Sibbel, Naomi Jeanne Marston
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Feb 15,1927 Star, Nebr
dau of Richard Banks and Elva Irene Butterfield Marston
married Raymond August Sibbels, Oct 5,1952, Cheyenne, Wyo
died March 27,2005 Butte
buried Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cem, Butte
children: Rick, Mick, Patty Goes, Cathy Reiman, Jean Hanson, Jim SIbbel
sisters: Nioma Jane Marston died in infancy, Jerri Kilgore
brother: Chuck


Sibbel, Raymond August
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Butte, Jan 1,1929
son of August and Catherine Halbur Sibbel
married Naomi H Marston, Oct 15,1952, Cheyenne, Wyo
died Jan 2,2004 O'Neill
buried Saints Peter and Paul Cem, Butte
children: Rick, Mick,Patty Goes, Cathy Reiman, Jean Hanson, Jim
grandchildren: Scott, Amy,Jenny, Stacie, Tricia and Brenna Goes, Megan and Kristen and Trent Reiman, Cybill and Chris Hanson, Zach, Tait, Riley
sisters: Florence Engelhaupt, Sister Marie, Sister Leona, Sister Margaret
brothers: Edward, Ronald, Leonard, Anton
armed forces vet


Stockwell, Dr J S
Submitted by: Doris Counts

died Dec 1922
buried Butte Cem


Storm, Alyce Marie Fritz Roether
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born Oct 10,1918 Butte
dau of William Charles and Lily Schumann Fritz
married Leonard Roether, 1940
married Emil Storm, May 17,1962, Center, Nebr
died Sept 8,2004 Yankton, SD
buried Butte City Cem
children: Jerald and Jerome and Dennis Roether, Kay Pacha
grandchildren: Kelly Pacha
sisters: Carolyn Lorenseon, Helen Fritz, Wilma Greb, Merna Fernau


Tienken, Betty L Forsch
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born July 5,1931 Gregory Co, SD
dau of Fred and helen Marie Welsh Forsch
married Oct 22,1950, John Tieken, Butte
died Feb 15,1996 Butte
buried Butte Cem
chilidren: Shelley Anderson, Brent

grandchildren: Kylee Anderson sisters: Dee Wagner, Leila Grainger, Marvis Anspach


Tienken, Myrtle E Johnson
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born April 10,1903 near Delmont, SD
dau of Bernhardt and Ida Schwiesow Johnson
married Carl Tienken, May 25,1927, Spencer
died Jan 23,2004
buried Butte City Cem
children: John, Pat Allry, Marie, Bob
grandchildren: Robin


Tunink, Geniena
Submitted by: Doris Counts

died April 1965 Atkinson
buried St Peter and Paul Cem, Butte April 6,1965
children: 2 daughters, Anna Fuhrer, Gerhard, Herman, John


Warnke, Rosalie P Hafner
Submitted by: Doris Counts

born April 22,1906 Butte
dau of Hurbert and Regina Simons Hafner
married Max Warnke, Oct 1,1924, Butte
died Jan 13,2006 O'Niell
buried Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cem, Butte
children: Virginia Volquardsen, Ramona Efta, Regina Schmitz, Elizabeth Boettcher, Judith Boettcher, Susan Sutton, Richard, Joe, Vince, Paul, John, Kathleen, Mary, Carol, Barbara, Maxine
brothers: 4
sisters: 6



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