Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore
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302 S Sycamore
North Platte, NE 69101
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Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore is conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood at the corners of 'C' and Sycamore Streets in North Platte, Nebraska.
We believe families and faith are the foundation of our community and and we work to build a relationship of trust.
Our purpose is to serve the needs of our friends and neighbors who have lost someone they love by giving them the information they need to make good choices and keep services affordable. We strive to be compassionate in our services treating each individual with dignity and respect. We use the Golden Rule.
We serve families of all faiths, walks of life and income levels and are able to offer a wide range of services to meet your family's needs. We will listen to you and your wishes to help plan a celebration service consistent with your expectations.
We not only serve North Platte, but also our surrounding communities of Hershey, Sutherland, Paxton, Tryon, Stapleton, Maxwell, Brady, Wellfleet, Maywood, Dickens and Wallace.
We are conviently located 13 miles west of Maxwell where Fort McPherson National Cemetery is located. We offer out of town funeral homes the opportunity for visitation and viewing prior to their burial at Fort McPherson National Cemetery.
Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore is the only independently operated funeral home in North Platte. This allows families a fair and independent choice associated with funeral costs.
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Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore
302 South Sycamore Street
North Platte, NE 69101
October 3, 1931 - April 15, 2014
Dorys Jean Roach, 82, of Gothenburg, NE, formerly of North Platte, NE, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg.
Dorys was born October 3, 1931, to George Albert and Opal Faye Walz Ballard in North Platte. She started school in North Platte and graduated in 1950 from St. Joseph's Catholic School in Omaha, NE. Dorys returned to North Platte where she married Jack L. Jenkins on December 28, 1950. They lived in and around North Platte and raised seven children.
In 1972 Dorys married William Alan "Al" Roach and they made their home in North Platte. They later lived in El Paso, TX and Silver City, NM before retiring to Gothenburg in 2003.
Dorys was a 4-H leader for many years and a member of the Church of Christ in North Platte and Gothenburg and Does Drove #109. She was also a member and past president of the Nebraska Teachers Association. She was a poet, artist, musician and music teacher. Dorys was a great mother and wife.
She is survived by her husband, Al, of Gothenburg; four daughters, Roselyn Kay (Preston) Polk, of Hazlehurst, MS, Christie Banowetz, of Lone Tree, CO, Ramona Jean Jenkins, of Warner Robins, GA and Laurie (Mike) Viter, of Brady, NE; three sons, George LaVerne (Tammy) Jenkins, of North Platte, Ken (Jackie) Jenkins, of Lincoln, NE and Gregory Lynn (Marcy) Jenkins, of Sidney, NE; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and other family.
Dorys was preceded in death by her parents, George and Opal Ballard; her children's father, Jack Jenkins; and a grandson, Tucker Jenkins.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore with Sid and Haun Kite of the Gothenburg Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow in the North Platte Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 8:30 a.m. until service time at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore which is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may also be shared at odeanchapel.com. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Church of Christ.
June 12, 1976 - April 14, 2014
Travis Dean Evans, 37, of North Platte, NE, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home.
Travis was born June 12, 1976, to Robert Allen and Deborah Lynn Odean Evans at North Platte. He grew up in Hershey, NE and graduated from Hershey High School in 1995 then attended Mid-Plains Community College. Travis graduated with an Associates Degree in Auto Mechanics then hired on with the Union Pacific Railroad as a carmen. He worked there until June 7, 2013, when he became disabled due to an accident.
On June 28, 1997, Travis married Teresa Runae Fletcher at the Hershey Methodist Church and they made their home in North Platte. Travis loved his children and was always willing to help his friends. He liked to fish and goose hunt but his hobby was building a monster truck.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa, and children, Lainee and Logan Evans, all of North Platte; his father, Robert Evans, of Evanston, WY; two sisters, Angie (Jeremy) Sanford, of Hershey and Tina Crowell, of North Platte; a half brother, Derrick ( )Evans, of ____; his nieces and nephews, Jessi, Alyssa, Aaron, Joey, Kelsey and Bailee; great nieces and nephews, Aden, Carly, Jordan and Avery; his aunts, uncles and other family.
Travis was preceded in death by his mother, Deb Evans; his grandparents, Don Odean and Lillie Willey
Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore. Inurnment will follow in the Riverview Cemetery in Sutherland, NE. Visitation will be Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore followed by cremation. Condolences may be shared at odeanchapel.com. In lieu of flowers the family has established a memorial.
September 25, 1916 - April 9, 2014
Beatrice "Ione" Rundstrom, 97, of North Platte, NE, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Centennial Park Retirement Village in North Platte.
Ione was born September 25, 1916, to Harvey Obler and Agnes Audrey Hajek Viersen at White in Hayes County, NE. She started school in Maywood, NE and finished at Curtis, NE. In January 1943, Ione married Clarence Arthur "Art" Rundstrom in Rochester, MN and they made their home in North Platte where they have lived since.
Ione was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was active in church groups. She did volunteer work for the Red Cross, Thrift Center and her church. Ione enjoyed gardening and loved her flowers. She also spent a lot of time with her son and his family.
She is survived by her son, Ron (Cathy) Heffner, of Lemoyne, NE; two grandchildren, Sherri (Tony) Edwards and Ronda (Tony) Johnson, all of Ogallala, NE; two step grandchildren, Daniel (Debra) Coakley, of Sterling, CO and Ronald Coakley, of Tucson, AZ; five great-grandchildren, Cortney and Chase Edwards, Samantha and Austin Johnson and Lindsey Perlinger; four step great-grandchildren, Justin, Jessica and Taylor Coakley and Shannon (Wade) Wright; nine great great-grandchildren, Zachery, Isaac, Nicholi, Emily, John, Erin, Kinley, Jackson and Carter; her nephews, Biff (Rae) Dodsen, of Oregon, Leonard (Betty) Viersen, of Glennallen AK; a nieces, Linda Jane (Ron) Erickson, of Courtland, KS; her cousin, Jack (Maxine) Viersen, of North Platte; special friends Monte and Twila Madson, of North Platte; many great nieces and nephews and other family.
Ione was preceded in death by her husband, Art; her parents, Harvey and Agnes Viersen; two brothers, Merle "Andy" and wife, Vivian Viersen and Martin and wife, Arlene Viersen; a sister, Roma, and husband, Jack Tucker; and a grandson, Bobby Joe Heffner.
Cremation was chosen and at her request there will be no services. The memorial book may be signed at odeanchapel.com. Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore is in charge of arrangements.
September 2, 1928 - April 7, 2014
Con Osborn Janas, 85, of North Platte, NE, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, at the North Platte Care Center.
Con was born September 2, 1928, to William Edward and Addie Lenore Rutherford Janas at Phoenix, NE and grew up in Colome, SD. After his schooling he joined the U.S. Army in April 1946. While in the military, Con married Lydia "Amanda" Walker on June 8, 1946, at Winner, SD. Following his discharge in 1947 Con and Amanda made their home in Winner. Con owned the Janas's Mobile Station in Gregory, SD from 1949 to 1955 then went to work in the inventory department of Homestake Mining Company until 1966 when they moved to North Platte where Con worked for Central Distributing as a salesman. He retired in 1991.
Con was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church and a life member of the American Legion in Lead, SD. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Amanda, and daughter, Brenda (Sid) Kibler, all of North Platte; three sons, Marvin Janas, of Farmington, AR and Rob (Peggy) Janas and Allen (Sheryl) Janas, of North Platte; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Darline (Dallas) Tinnell, of Whitewood, SD and Wilma Thomsen, of Rapid City, SD; a brother, Marlin (Margie) Janas, of Highlands Ranch, CO; his sisters-in-law, Pearl Janas, of Gregory, SD and Helen Janas, of Lincoln, AR; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.
Con was preceded in death by his parents, William and Addie; a sister, Verna Thomsen; two brothers, William and Clinton Janas; a daughter-in-law, Judy Janas; and his brothers-in-law, Harry Thomsen and Bob Thomsen.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore with Chaplain Gary Smith officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Fort McPherson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore. Condolences may also be shared at odeanchapel.com. Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore is in charge of arrangements.
May 13, 1927 - March 31, 2014
Margaret "Odessa" Washburn Treat, 86, of Gothenburg, NE, formerly of North Platte, NE, went to be with her Lord on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg with her loving children surrounding her.
Odessa was born May 13, 1927, to Garnett and Ella Lovina Vise Washburn at Wilsonville, NE. She attended school at Wilsonville and graduated from Wilsonville High School in 1945.
On August 5, 1945, Odessa was united in marriage to Dee Lee Treat at Wilsonville where they made their home. To this union five children, Caraleen, Margaret, Deetta, Mary and Orlan, were born. They farmed in Wilsonville until 1971 when they moved to North Platte.
Odessa was a member of the Methodist Church and then after her marriage became a member of the First Baptist Church in Wilsonville and North Platte. She was also a member of the Calvary Assembly Church in North Platte and attended the Evangelical Free Church in Gothenburg.
Survivors include her children, Caraleen (Randy) Burton, of Bellevue, NE, Margaret (David) Ruf, of Wilsonville, Deetta (Randall) Isackson, of Gothenburg, Mary (Bert) Fitzpatrick, of Colorado Springs and Orlan (Chawna) Treat, of North Platte; 25 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Odessa was preceded in death by her husband, Dee Lee; her parents, Garnett and Ella Washburn; a sister, Audrey Washburn; brothers, Gerald and Arrice; a sister-in-law, Hannah Washburn; and three grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at the Evangelical Free Church in Gothenburg. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. in the Wilsonville Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore. Condolences may also be shared at odeanchapel.com and memorials can be made to the donor's choice. Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore is in charge of arrangements.
February 12, 1924 - March 29, 2014
Mary Mercedes Warwick, 90, of North Platte, NE, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Linden Court in North Platte, NE.
Mary was born February 12, 1924, to Clarence Wilson "Red" and Cecil M. Harvey Beam at Stapleton, NE where she grew up and graduated from Stapleton High School.
On November 27, 1941, Mary married Robert Mark Warwick at Stapleton. They moved to a farm south of Stapleton the following March where they lived until 1945 when they moved west of North Platte to farm. They moved into North Platte in 1955 and Mary worked as a cook for Madison Junior High for 20 years. Robert and Mary later moved to Hershey and retired from farming. In her later years, Mary returned to North Platte where she lived in the High Rise, Linden Estates and later Linden Court.
Mary was a member of the Sutherland Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed fishing and cooking. She also liked to read the newspapers, dance and yell at her son.
She is survived by her son, Dean (Julie) Warwick, of Hershey; a daughter-in-law, Wauneta Warwick, of Omaha, NE; six grandchildren, Dawn (Joe) Ayivi Guedehoussou, of Omaha, NE, Stacey (Gary) Kassebaum and Brent (Lisa) Warwick, of Lincoln, NE, Pat McNeil, of Brady, NE, Steve Arnold, of Seattle, WA and Crystal Warwick (fiancé, Austin Sauer) of North Platte; 10 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Arlen (Betty) Beam, of Lincoln, NE and Chuck (Ruth) Beam, of Maple Grove, MN; many nieces, nephews and other family.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; a son, Barry Warwick; a daughter-in-law, Betty Warwick; two infant daughters; her parents, Red and Cecil Beam; and her sister, Donna Jean Clark.
Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore with JA Welsh officiating. Burial will follow in the North Platte Cemetery. Visitation will be 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore. Condolences may also be shared at odeanchapel.com and memorials are suggested to Hershey Volunteer Fire Department or the donor's choice. Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore is in charge of arrangements.
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Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore
302 South Sycamore
North Platte, NE 69101