Obituaries

BRICE LANDON VOLKER

BRICE LANDON VOLKER

Brice Landon Volker, 38, of Auburn, Nebraska was born on October 12, 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents, Keith and Jody (Johnson) Volker raised their family in Beatrice and Laurel, Nebraska before moving to Lincoln, where Brice attended Norris High School and graduated in 2001. He then attended the University of Nebraska –Lincoln and Doane University. On December 14, 2013, Brice was united in marriage to Emily Jantzen in rural Beatrice. The couple made their home in Auburn, Nebraska. Brice farmed with his family in rural Humboldt, Nebraska, operated his seed business, custom farmed, and manage an online auction of farm equipment service. He and Emily are members of St. James (Long Branch) Lutheran Church in rural Humboldt.

GEORGE E. BOOMER

GEORGE E. BOOMER

George Everett Boomer, 89, of El Paso, Texas, passed away on March 9, 2020. George was born on September 16, 1930, in Lincoln, to Hobert and Clara Boomer, and was a devoted and loving husband, father and friend. After graduating from Lincoln High School, George enrolled at the University of Nebraska at the age of 16. George lettered in swimming at the University and was a life-long fan of all Cornhusker sports. George also proudly served his country by joining the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, serving with the army security agency in Asia.

ROBERT MICHAEL “MIKE” COLE

Robert Michael Cole, eldest of eight children of Robert Allen and Marjorie Elizabeth (Flack) Cole, was born June 16, 1949, in Omaha, Nebraska. Mike, as he was known throughout his life, was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Auburn, Nebraska. He attended Auburn Public Schools, graduating in 1967. Mike went on to earn his degree in History at Peru State College in Peru, Nebraska.

JACK GENE WHISLER

Jack Gene Whisler, one of eleven children of John Dempsey, Sr. and Arlene Agnes (Lindsay) Whisler, was born January 25, 1962, at Auburn, Nebraska. Jack Gene grew up and attended school in Peru through elementary, he then attended school at Auburn, graduating from Auburn High School with the class of 1980. Jack Gene was baptized and confirmed at the Methodist Church in Peru.

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ROBERT “BOB” CHITWOOD

Robert Paul Chitwood was born June 9, 1936, in Viroqua, Wisconsin. One of two sons of Olen Robert and Irene Lucille (Buxton) Chitwood, he was baptized in the Viroqua Church of Christ. Bob grew up in Viroqua where he attended school and graduated from high school.

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