Obituaries

Luree Mildred (Hinrichsen) Ullman

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Luree Mildred (Hinrichsen) Ullman of rural Pawnee City passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at the Pawnee County Memorial Hospital at the age of 91. She was born on February 20, 1929 to John and Mildred (Reis) Hinrichsen at their home in Richfield, Nebraska. She was fourth of five brothers and one sister. She married James Ullman on November 15,1947. He was the love of her life and they celebrated 70 wonderful years of marriage just before his passing in December 2017. They lived in Omaha where their son Jim and daughter Mary were born. In 1952, they moved to a farm south of Pawnee City. There Luree enjoyed life on the farm dearly and working alongside her husband. She could do almost everything to keep the farm going, including driving grain trucks during harvest and tractors during planting and haying, plus she always made sure there was a full meal provided for the family or anyone that would stop by. The family traveled to the mountains frequently, fished in Minnesota and occasionally visited Ozarks. She was able to pack the camper on moments notice for many weekend camping and boating trips to places like Tuttle Creek, Medicine Creek, Harlan and the local Burchard Lake.

Ina Laura Spier

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Ina Laura Spier, 106 of Pawnee City, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, September 6 at the Premier Estate. She was born on August 31, 1914 to Joseph and Anna (Wenzl) Clema, on the family farm 6 miles S.W. of Pawnee City.

Clara Marie Seitz

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Clara Marie Seitz, 93 of rural Burchard passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at her home. She was born on January 11, 1927 to Foy and Esther (Lineweber) Doty in rural Burchard, Nebraska.

Ruth Boomgaarn

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Ruth Boomgaarn 97 of Pawnee City, Nebraska passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Premier Estates. She was born on March 24, 1923 to Earl Thomas and Mary Ellen (Wanrow) Clark. She was born at home near Bailville, Kansas. Ruth was one of seven children.

Patricia A. Lee

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Patricia Ann (Britt) Lee was born March 4, 1937, the sixth child and only daughter of Lewis Walter and Margaret Mae (Gyhra) Britt. She passed away August 20, 2020 in Pawnee City, Nebraska.

Todd A. Tegtmeier

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Todd A. Tegtmeier, of Burchard, Nebraska, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at his farmstead that he loved and purchased when he was 19 years old.

John C. Bernadt

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John C. Bernadt, 76, transitioned from this world on August 13, 2020. Born November 20, 1943 to Carl and Luella Bernadt in Pawnee City, he grew up in rural southeast Nebraska. John was married for 54 years to his devoted wife, Clara L. Bernadt. He retired from the BNSF in 1999 after 34 years of working in Lincoln, Minnesota, Wyoming, and Kansas.

Gary Dale Wiemers

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Gary Dale Wiemers, 61 of Pawnee City, Nebraska passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at his home. He was born on February 7, 1959 in Beatrice, Nebraska to Dale and Virginia (Cookus) Wiemers.

Ronald Ray Hodges

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Ron was born November 2, 1945 in Pasadena, Texas to Melvin and Lora B. (Thurman) Hodges.