Aladine Elaine Boslau
Aladine Elaine Boslau, 100, of North Platte, Neb., passed away October 16, 2013, at the North Platte Care Center.
Aladine was born August 5, 1913, to Gerhard and Jessie Smith Aden at Sterling, Neb., where she grew up.
On June 17, 1930, Aladine married Henry “Hank” Boslau in Kimball, Neb.
Hank farmed in Kimball before they moved to Weiser, Idaho, in 1940. They moved to North Platte in 1951, then back to Idaho in 1963 and later Oregon. In 1975 they returned to North Platte. Aladine stayed home to raise their children.
She is survived by her sons, Don Boslau of LaGrande, Ore., and Byron (Olinda) Boslau of Lincoln, Neb.; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; a sister, Donna (Don) Happel of North Bend, Neb.; a brother, William Aden of Lincoln, Neb.; a sister-in-law, Eina Fern Aden of Adams, Neb.; her special friends, Irene Simpson and Ruth and Mike Summerson, all of North Platte, Neb.; many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Aladine was preceded in death by her husband of 77 years, Hank; a daughter, Marilyn Anderson O’Nan; a son Roy Boslau; her parents, Gerhard and Jessie Aden; three brothers, Mervin, Clarence and Galen Aden; her sister, Geraldine Boslau; and two grandchildren.
Services were held October 19, 2013, at Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore. Burial will follow in the North Platte Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Nebraska Special Olympics.
Condolences may be shared at www.OdeanChapel.com. ❖
Darrell Roy Keirnes
Darrell Roy Keirnes 48, of Atkinson, Neb., passed away on October 21, 2013 in Atkinson from heart failure.
Darrell was born on December 29, 1964 in Greeley, Colo., to Robert R. and Charlotte C. Keirnes.
He graduated from Poudre in 1983.
His life included bull riding, hunting and a passion with 4-H animals. Over the years he created some unique drawings and woodworking projects. He was a great animated storyteller of his past experiences. Significant struggles in his life, including beating cancer and dealing with the loss of his leg, were dealt with in a positive move forward attitude.
Darrell touched many lives through his unique sense of humor and will be missed by all that knew and loved him.
Darrell is survived by his father Robert, sister Cara Keirnes, Ken Barnet and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother Charlotte and brother Doug.
Services were held October 24, 2013 at Resthaven Funeral Home in Ft. Collins, Colo. Interment followed at Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Family and friends may view the online obituary and sign the guestbook at www.RestHavenColorado.com . ❖