Artie Marie (Boggs) Smith, age 78, of Lexington, Nebraska died November 24th, 2017 at Bryan Medical Center East Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska.
  Artie was born on June 10th, 1939 in Lexington, Nebraska to Darrell & Clara (Jolliffe) Boggs where she grew up and attended Lexington High and graduated with the Class of 1957. 
  Artie was united in marriage to Irl Morris Smith on April 15th, 1961, at Berean Fundamental Church by Pastor Keith Blood.
  Artie was employed over 25 years at the Lexington Dry Cleaners as a master seamstress. Artie enjoyed many hobbies: camping, playing cards, going out to eat with friends (favorite was Olive Garden) baking desserts like her famous brownies, board games, sewing for many friends & relatives. She loved to go out with her sister Darla for coffee & shopping @ Wal-Mart visiting friends at the Plum Creek HealthCare Community many times a week. Artie enjoyed watching tennis, baseball (Cubs was her favorite team) and many other sports. Artie & Irl enjoyed camping and going to musical festivals and trying different places to eat. Artie enjoyed spending time with her family. She always showed unconditional love for her grandchildren and special care for them.
  Artie is survived by her husband: Irl Morris Smith of Lexington , Nebraska, daughter Jennifer (Roger) Summer of Elwood, Nebraska, son Christopher (Alayna) Smith of Lexington, sister Darla (Melvin) Bye of Overton, sister Linda (Wayne) Maaske of Bertrand & brother Franklin (Donna) Boggs of Bertrand, 5 grandchildren Haley, Julian, Logan, Taylor & Blake 1 great-grandson Grayson, as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family & friends.
  Artie was a member of the Berean Fundamental Church for over 60 years.
  Artie was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, aunts & uncles.
  Artie was a Christian and believed in the Lord Jesus Christ as her Savior.
  Celebration of Life Service were held Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. the Berean Bible Church in Lexington with Pastor Duane Russell officiating.
  Inurnment was in Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington.
  Visitation was Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.
  Memorials are suggested to the Berean Bible Church or Club 180 in Lexington.
  Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington assisted  the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.
  John S. LiaKos, 90 of Oconto, died Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at the Callaway District Hospital in Callaway.
  John was born April 15th, 1927, in Bridgeport, Nebraska, to Steve and Eva (Rietzenstien) LiaKos. He attended and graduated from Bayard High School in 1949.  John joined the U.S. Army during the Korean War from September 22nd, 1950 until his honorable discharge on September 5th, 1952.  John was stationed in Alaska. 
  Before being stationed in Alaska, John was united in marriage to Leenda Ann Maloley on August 27th, 1950. The couple moved into Oconto, Nebraska in 1953. Three sons were blessed to this marriage: Michael, Nick & Norman.
  John and Leenda owned and operated the M & L Department Store until 1973 when he started working as a meat inspector until he retired. Following his retirement, John needed to stay busy and began working for Charles Horn and later operated Evans Feed in Oconto until 2015.
  John was a member of the Eagles Club, Elks Club, Lions Club, American Legion and a charter member of Oconto Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a member of  AHEPA, a Greek Men’s Organization in Grand Island, Nebraska.
  John enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed visiting with friends and spending time with family.
  John is survived by his three sons, Michael (Darlene) LiaKos of Minden, Nebraska, Nick (Jane) LiaKos of Lawrence, Kansas and Norman (Pat) LiaKos of Curtis, Nebraska; step-mother Pota LiaKos of Kearney; one brother, George (Wanda) LiaKos of Phoenix, Arizona; two half-sisters, Georgia Bakas of Kearney, Nebraska and Theodora (John) Wolf of Kearney, Nebraska; nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
  John was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Leenda who preceded him in death on December 7th, 2010; three brothers, Sam, Leo and Louie; two sisters, Angie Lee and Anna Kerns.
  Funeral Services were Friday, November 17th, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at St. George Orthodox Church in Kearney, Nebraska with The Reverend Christopher Morris, officiating.
  Burial was Friday at Fort McPherson National Cemetery with Military Honors at Maxwell, Nebraska.
  Visitation was held Thursday, November 16th, 2017 with Trisagion Service that followed at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.
  Memorials are suggested to Oconto Fire and Rescue or St. George Orthodox Church in Kearney.
  Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington assisted the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.
  Robert H. Sherman, 82, of Lexington, Nebraska, died November 15th, 2017, at Lexington Regional Health Center. Bob was born April 28th, 1935, at his family home in Darr, Nebraska, to Ralph and Lottie (Brummet) Sherman.
  He grew up in Lexington, graduating from Lexington High School in 1953. Bob married Patricia Stream on November 14th, 1953, in a small ceremony in Aurora, Nebraska. To this union, four children were born: Brent, Robert Blake, Jann and Joni. The family made their home in Lexington.
  Bob worked throughout his lifetime. When he was 10 years old, he set pins at the Lexington Bowling Alley and worked a Nimie’s Shoe Shop polishing shoes. At the age of 14, Bob started to work at Lexington Laundry and Dry Cleaners. In 1980, he and Pat became sole owners of the laundry and dry cleaning business and ran the business until a fire destroyed the plant in September of 2000.
  Bob loved to hunt and fish on his river property and at the cabin on Plum Creek Canyon. He loved to talk sports to anyone who would listen and never missed a day of reading his sports page in the newspaper.  He was a member of the Lexington Presbyterian Church, a member of the Lexington Masonic Lodge, and a member of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce for many years. Bob was highly supportive of his community and its various programs. His family, however, was his greatest joy. He loved having the kids, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren call and visit, and bragged about all of them to everyone he met.
  Bob is survived by his wife of 64 years, Patricia of Lexington; daughters Jann (Jon) Kloepping of Cozad and Joni Sherman of Kearney; grandchildren Jeremy Sherman of Omaha, Andrew (Maira) Sherman of Lincoln, Katie (Josh) Griffis of Lincoln, Kyle (Luke) Wiesen of Bennington, Nebraska, and Eva (Levi Herrera) Flores of Lincoln; Great Grandchildren: Hanna and Drake Sherman, Kennadi and Ellie Griffis;  Jonah, Jax and Charlee Wiesen; and Theo Herrera; sister Donna Malone of Fremont and sister-in-law Peggy Sherman of Johnson Lake.
  Bob is preceded in death by his sons Brent and Blake, his parents, his brothers Jim, Jack, and Dick; brother-in-law, Jim Malone; sisters-in-law Marlene Sherman and Virginia Sherman.
  It was Bob’s wishes his body be cremated. The family has carried out those wishes.
  A Memorial Celebration of Life was held Saturday, November 18th, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lexington with Reverend Polly Deppen-Williams officiating.
  A Memorial Book and visiting with family time was held on Friday, November 17th, 2017 at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel in Lexington.
  Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian Church or to the Sherman Family for a scholarship in Bob’s name to be designated later.
  Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is honored to have assisted the family with arrangements.  Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.  
    Marcia M. Morgan, 92, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Friday, November 17th, 2017, at Plum Creek Healthcare Community in Lexington.
  Marcia was born June 8th, 1925, in rural Lexington to Edward and Hattie (Marsh) Knapple.  She was a 1942 graduate of Lexington High School.  Marcia went on to further her education at Bishop Clarkson Nursing School in Omaha.  She graduated with her Registered Nurse Degree in 1946.
  She was united in marriage to Merle Morgan on April 27th, 1947, in Lexington.  Marcia would begin her career in nursing at the Lexington Community Hospital.  She would go on to work at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Administrator for Platte Valley Care Home in Lexington, Westside Care Home in Lexington, was interim Administrator at Bertrand Nursing Home, and finished her nursing career with Central Plains Home Health in Cozad. 
  As a young girl, she was a member of Buffalo Grove Presbyterian Church, and after her marriage she joined the First Presbyterian Church in Lexington.  She served on the Commission of Ministry of the Presbytery for six years.  She was also an active member of Chapter HV P.E.O., DAR, and the Rebekah’s.
  Marcia enjoyed playing Bridge, bowling, walking, knitting, and caring for others, but her grandchildren always brought a sparkle to her eye. 
  Leaving to mourn her loss are her children; Cynthia A. (Jim) Elwell of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sarah A. (Jon) Taylor of Lexington, Nebraska, William J. Morgan of Granger, Iowa, and Mary A. Reed of Lexington, Nebraska; eight grandchildren, Jimmy, Shelly, Meagan, Erin, Beth, Adam, Lacie, and Darla; thirteen great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Barb Knapple of Lexington, Nebraska; as well as one niece, one nephew, extended family and friends.
  Marcia was preceded in death by her parents; husband Merle; daughter, Susan Maurstad; sister, Arlene Giesler; brother, Neil Knapple; and son-in-law, Bob Reed.
 A Memorial Celebration of Life was Tuesday, November 21st, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lexington with Reverend Polly Deppen-Williams officiating. 
  Private Burial was held prior to the service at Greenwood Cemetery There was no visitation.   Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian Church.
  Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.
   Wanda E. Mullin, 91, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at Plum Creek Healthcare Community.
  Wanda was born July 22, 1926, in Custer County, to James and Flora (Barker) Lange.  She attended Redfern Table School in Custer County.  Wanda lived on the farm and took care of her younger siblings.  Wanda moved to Lexington in 1946, where she started working for the telephone company.
  On April 14th, 1947, she was united in marriage to Glen C. “Moon” Mullin in Lexington. Four children were blessed to this marriage; Glenda, Paula, Samuel and Carrie. Wanda was a homemaker and raised her children.
  The couple lived in Lexington until 1992 when they moved to Johnson Lake. Wanda spent her last twelve years living in Lexington.
  Wanda was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Ladies VFW Auxiliary, Danish Sisterhood of America, Sodhouse Society, Red Hat Society and volunteered many years at the Grand Generation Center.
  Wanda enjoyed working on crafts, putting puzzles together and sewing.  Many of her friends knew her for her love of quilting. She also loved spending time with her family and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events.
  The Orphanage Train in Holdrege made an impact on her life as well. She has many fond memories of working with the orphans in Holdrege.
  Survivors include her children, Samuel (Tim Miller) Mullin of North Padre Island, Texas, Glenda (Dennis) Hyslop of Eustis, Nebraska, Paula Mullin of Lexington, Nebraska and Carrie Mullin of Sacramento, California; two brothers, Gerald “Jerry” Lange of Reno, Nevada and Larry Lange of North Platte, Nebraska; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Clarence (Hallie) Judeman of Hastings, Nebraska; five grandchildren, Derek (Michelle) Mullin of Kearney, Nebraska, Nicole (Jim) Peterson of Axtell, Nebraska, Theresa (John) Benson of Cozad, Nebraska, Heather (Dan) Heinemann of Darr, Nebraska and Tyson (Amy) Richardson of Sacramento, California; fourteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren with one on the way.
  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Glen “Moon” Mullin; infant daughter, Paulette; grandson, Patrick Richardson; brothers, Gene and Junior; sisters, Norma Jean Thornburg and Lily Mae Lange; numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
  Memorial Celebration of Life was held Monday, November 20th, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lexington with Reverend Polly Deppen-Williams, officiating. 
  There was  no visitation.
  Inurnment was in Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington.
  Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian Church, Lexington Volunteer Fire Department or American Cancer Society.
  Reynolds-Love Funeral Home assisted  the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.