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Edward Stabbe     Send a link to a friend

Archived Nov. 11, 2004

LINCOLN -- Edward Stabbe, 86, of Lincoln, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, at 2:10 a.m. at Maple Ridge Care Centre in Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Carnahan officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Akaska, S.D.

Mr. Stabbe worked four years for the Civilian Conservation Corps in his early life and then served four years in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He farmed for 15 years and operated a restaurant for 11 years at Eagle Butte, on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota. He also cooked at several restaurants in Mobridge, S.D. He retired in 1987.

He was born Dec. 20, 1917, at Hosmer, S.D., to Ferdinand and Regina Riede Stabbe. He married Mary Kendrick on March 3, 1944, in St. Louis, Mo., and she died Feb. 24, 1986. He married Ida F. Mahler on Feb. 21, 1987, in Lincoln.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Betty Goldade of Spring Hill, Fla.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and one sister, Martha Kranzier of Lost Canyon, S.D.

He was also preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters: William, John, Ferdinand, Daniel, Albert and Eugene Stabbe; Ernistine Kunde; Lydia Sattler; Elsie Wondergem; and Emma Heier.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln.

Harold Teichman       Send a link to a friend

Archived Nov. 10, 2004

LINCOLN -- Harold Donald Teichman, 84, of Lincoln, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004, at 11:30 p.m. at his home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark Carnahan officiating.

Burial, with graveside military rites, will be in Zion Cemetery.

Mr. Teichman had been employed by Caterpillar and Cutler Hammer. He was also a construction worker and land developer.

He was a military police sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II and served three years in the South Pacific. He was a personal escort for Gen. Douglas MacArthur and his family.

He was born Oct. 18, 1920, in Lincoln to Oscar and Esther Fletcher Teichmann. He married Lucy Marie Summers on July 20, 1941, in Monroe, Mo. She died in August 1992.

He is survived by three children, Nelson (and Dietra) Teichmann of Peoria, Myrna Gifford of Kansas City, Mo., and Carolyn Fults of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Frances Hoffman of Mason City and Rose Mary Menzel of Beason; and one brother, Edward Teichmann of Vista, Calif. Special friends of the family also surviving are Ruby Nimke of Ocala, Fla., and Beryl Sivell of Brisbane, Australia.

He was also preceded in death by a stepbrother, August Teichmann, and five sisters, Kathleen Dailey, Emma Gene Teichmann, Betty Jean Happ, Mildred Eileen Teichmann in infancy and Thelma Moehring.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Care.

Frances Metz       Send a link to a friend

Archived Nov. 10, 2004

LINCOLN -- O. Frances Metz, 83, of rural Lincoln, passed quietly from this earth to be with her heavenly Father on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004, at 9:55 p.m. at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Mrs. Metz was a retired registered nurse. She had been employed by the former Deaconess Memorial Hospital and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Hopedale Hospital in Hopedale, and the Christian Nursing Home in Lincoln. She also worked on the family farm north of Lincoln.

She was born July 14, 1921, in Vandalia to Clyde and Anice Manion Radcliffe. She married Robert E. Metz on Nov. 6, 1943. He died May 10, 1999.

She is survived by her four children, Carole Knipp of Bloomington, Robert S. Metz of Decatur, Gary W. Metz of Tucson, Ariz., and Susan Coe of Austin, Texas; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Leroy (and wife Barb) Radcliffe of Lincoln; a sister-in-law, Phyllis Radcliffe of Bloomington; several nieces and nephews; and lifelong family friends Wayne and Francille Crosier of Mount Pulaski.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Virgil and Paul Radcliffe, and one sister, Arvetta Taylor.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to the church.

A special thanks from the family to Joyce Pinney for her love and support the past several months.

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