ELMWOOD - Velda L. Benesch, 77, of Elmwood
died at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 1994, at Methodist Medical Center in
Born Sept. 1, 1916, in Schuyler, Neb., to
Otto and Alzbeta "Nellie" Horejsi Otradovsky, she married Daniel V.
Benesch on Oct. 6, 1942, in San Diego, Calif.
He died April 19, 1983. One
sister also preceded her in death.
Surviving are one son, Daniel of Elmwood; one
daughter, Ellen Edmonston of Grants Pass, Ore.; one brother, Arthur Otradovsky
of Columbus, Neb.; one sister, Loretta Papa of Columbus; and one grandchild.
She worked at Bob's Market in Elmwood for
many years, retiring in 1981. She was a member of Archie Miles Veterans of
Foreign Wars Post 31 Auxiliary and Elmwood Senior Citizens.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Monday
at Patterson Funeral Home. The Rev. John Simpson will officiate.
will be one hour before services at the funeral home. Cremation will be
Memorials may be made to the BYE Ambulance
Peoria Journal Star, IL,
July 10, 1994, Page: C16
by: Sara Hemp
Miss Louis Mick
Mutilated Body of Girl Found
Neb., Aug. 11 – The mutilated
body of Miss Louis Mick, the 18 year old girl who was taken from her home
Sunday night by a kidnapper, was found today in a corn field north of Schuyler.
The young woman had been beaten to death with a club. Frank Heldt, a farm
laborer, has been arrested.
was taken from her bed and carried away after her mother and an aunt had been
bound with wire.
Herald, El Paso,
Texas - August 11, 1914
and contributed by: Dale Donlon
Neb. Jan. 8. – Ron Allen, a prominent
farmer of Union Creek precinct, died yesterday of pneumonia after an illness of
three days. He came to town one day last week and was taken ill at the Nebraska
Hotel, where he died. He was born in Illinois
in 1848, and went to Celubra, Ia.,
in 1868, where a few years later he married Miss Augusta Fritz, who died
several years ago. In 1878 they came to Colfax County, living near Howells for
twenty-seven years. Two years ago Mr. Allen came to Stanton
County and purchased a one-half section farm. He had been in poor health for
some time. There are six surviving children.
World Herald – 7 Jan. 1910
Transcribed and contributed by: Dan Zwakman