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Warren Diedrichsen

Warren Diedrichsen, 68, of Creighton, Neb., longtime co-owner of the Creighton Livestock Market passed away July 4, 2014, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Neb.

Warren E. Diedrichsen, son of Harry F. and Dora E. (Rodieck) Diedrichsen, was born January 25, 1946 at Wausa, Neb.

Warren attended Creighton High School in Creighton, Neb.

He was married to Carol Albin on February 6, 1966 and later divorced in 2012. Three children were born to them: Tim, Jill, and Brian.

Warren was owner of Diedrichsen Quality Lawn and Garden in Neligh, Neb., and Co-owner of Creighton Livestock Market in Creighton, Neb.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh.

Warren is survived by his children, Tim and Janet Diedrichsen of Lincoln, Neb., Brian and Lisa Diedrichsen of Omaha, Neb., and Jill Kallhoff of Neligh, Neb.; seven grandchildren, Brady, Devyn, Ethan, Ainsley, Ella, Tyler, and Sara; his sister, Betty Oltjenbruns of Creighton, Neb.; and his brothers, Tom Diedrichsen of Creighton, Neb., and Doug Diedrichsen of Omaha, Neb.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Dora Diedrichsen; and brother, Harry Lee Diedrichsen.

Services were held July 7, 2014, at Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh, Neb. Burial took place in the Greenwood Cemetery at Creighton, Neb. ❖

Hattie Ethel (Wheeler) Johnson

Hattie Ethel (Wheeler) Johnson, 97, of Sutherland, Neb., passed away June 27, 2014 at the Sutherland Care Center.

She was born January 5, 1917 in Custer County, Neb., to Heasell and Inez (Trew) Wheeler.

Hattie married Clarence Johnson on September 7, 1936. To this union two daughters were born, Nadine and Lois.

Clarence and Hattie furnished the livestock for RCA Rodeos for several years, later working for ranches in Colorado, Wyoming, Oklahoma and Nebraska; retiring in Chappell, Neb., in 1984.

Clarence passed away in August 1989. Hattie moved to Sutherland, Neb., in 2004 to be close to her daughter. She has resided in the Sutherland Care Center since September of 2008.

Hattie is survived by two daughters, Nadine (Bob) Thompson and Lois Miller; a sister, Iva Nichols brother-in-law, Al Knott; nine grandchildren, Jacque (Dave) Street, Gay Lynn Brown, Denise (Rusty) Gift, Jeanie (Randy) Forden, James Wilson, Mary Kay (Douglas Lee) Taylor, Laurie (Bob) Faust, Connie (Jeff) Fyfe, and Julie (Shelley) Thompson; as well as many great and great-great-grandchildren. Hattie’s friendship and pioneer spirit will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Services were held July 1, 2014 at the Sutherland Methodist Church. Burial followed at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the Sutherland Senior Center or to the Hershey/Sutherland Food Pantry.

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