Obituaries - C

Case, William
William Case, a well-known farmer near Cedar Bluffs, died Sunday of creeping paralysis. Mr. Case was 62 years old and leaves a wife and three children. The Masonic order took charge of the funeral services.
[Source: Lincoln Star (Lincoln, Nebraska), dated November 3, 1911]

Cash, D.R.
D.R. Cash, 63, Wahoo, Neb., died Monday evening at a local hospital following a long illness. The body will be taken to Wahoo by the N.P. Swanson mortuary for funeral and burial.
[Source: Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), dated February 19, 1936]

Cernik, Mrs. Ed
Kerosene Burns Fatal
Wahoo Woman Died 11 Hours After Attempt to Start Fire

Wahoo, Neb., March 4 – Mrs. Ed Cernik, 27, living on a farm two miles from Wahoo, died at 5 a.m. today as the result of burns. She had tried to hurry a fire by use of kerosene about 6 p.m. Saturday.
A woolen sweater ignited from an explosion, and she ran from the house. Mr. Cernik put out the flames but not in time to avoid fatal injury. She had apparently inhaled some of the flames.
Mrs. Cernik was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Olof Watson of Wahoo. There were no children. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
[Source: Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), dated March 5, 1928]

Cernik, Frank
Retired Wahoo Farmer Dies Attending Mass
Wahoo, Neb. (AP) – Frank Cernik, 76, retired Wahoo farmer, died Sunday while attending early mass at St. Wenceslaus church. Death followed a heart attack.
[Source: Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, Nebraska), dated December 16, 1940]

Cone, Alexander
Body of Ashland Boy Arrives from France

Special Dispatch to the World Herald
Ashland, Nebraska, April 15. – The body of Alexander Cone, son of Mr. and Mr. H. H. Cone, formerly of this city but now residing at Carroll, Iowa, arrived here from France today.
Cone was killed while serving over seas with a hospital unit, being struck by a shell early the morning of the day the armistice was signed. He was born and raised here and graduated from the local high school. He was 27.
Funeral services will be held here at 2 o’clock Saturday under the auspices of the Masonic order.
[Source: Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), dated April 16, 1921]
[Transcribed and Submitted by: Frances Cooley]

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