Robert H. Beck

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4/23/1925 – 2/16/2017

Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 63 years and 16 days, Mary Lou (Nelson) Beck; Grandparents: Alexander U. and Mary A. Beck; Parents: Henry L. and Lillian M. Beck; Sister: Shirley Ann Beck; Grandson: Robert N. Azer. Survived by Sons: Henry D. Beck, Robert A. Beck, and David L. Beck; Daughters: Catherine S. Azer, Mary A. Safarik, and Margaret L. Slater; 11 Grandchildren and 14 Great-grandchildren. Born and raised in Omaha into the Beck family of a prominent Omaha Building Contractor. Attended Omaha Central High School, was active in all Classroom Studies, in ROTC, the Commander of the 1943 Flag Company, and on the Stage Crew as the Head Electrician for 4 years, graduating as a member of the National Honors Society and received the World Herald Scholarship in 1943. He enlisted, prior to graduation and his 18th birthday, in the US Naval Air Corps as an Aviation Cadet V5. At the close of the war and his service flying in the Naval Air Corps, he enrolled at Iowa State College, graduating in 1948. While in college, he married his Omaha sweetheart, Mary Lou Nelson, who at that time, was also a student at Iowa State. He was under contract, prior to graduation, with the School District of Omaha, to return to Omaha to teach at Central High School and to become Director of School House Construction for the District. During his 20 years of service with the school district, he created the Educational Design Requirements and the Construction Documents for the Architect for each new facility, and also inspected in detail the construction of 23 new Elementary, 10 Junior, and 1 Senior High School buildings, and the additions to 3 existing High Schools and 26 Elementary School facilities. After his 20 year service to the School District, he went into private enterprise work, retiring as a Vice President of a local architecture firm. He was active with their family in their home, school, and church activities, and their travel and camping vacations. He enjoyed working in his wood shop at home, was active in amateur radio activities and in antique car restoration and their operation. He was also active in the Dundee Presbyterian Church, serving as a Deacon and Trustee. It was at this church, when both were in high school, that he first met Mary Lou, who one day would become his wife, his life, and the ‘main stay’ of their family for 63 years and 16 days.

Visitation Monday 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Roeder Mortuary – 108th Street Chapel; Service 11:00 AM Tuesday (2/21/2017) at Dundee Presbyterian Church 5312 Underwood Avenue Omaha, Nebraska, Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery Omaha, Nebraska

Memorials to the Robb Azer UNO Scholarship Fund or Dundee Presbyterian Church

Steve Turner

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7/15/1951 – 2/16/2017

Omaha – Preceded in death by Son: Michael Turner; Survived by Wife of 45 years: Kathy Turner; Children: Christopher (Brandi) Turner, Alisha (Kevin) Mitchell; Grandchildren: Caleb, Violet, Janie; Mother: Judy Turner; Brothers: David (Becky) Turner, Robert (Tanya) Turner; Many nieces, nephews, other loving family, and friends.

Memorial Service 11:00 AM Monday (2/20/2017) at Roeder Mortuary 2727 N. 108th Street Omaha, Nebraska

Memorials may be directed to the family

Audrey E. Kienast

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Audrey Elizabeth Kienast, age 88 of Omaha passed away on February 16, 2017. Audrey was born in Carroll, Iowa to Frank and Bertha (Strunk) Massman.  Audrey graduated from Westside High School. She married Elmer Kienast on September 17, 1949 in Manning, Iowa. She is preceded in death by her son-in-law: Dennis Irwin and brother: Donald. Audrey is survived by her husband: Elmer, children: James D. Hulsebus (Judy), Daniel J. Kienast (Patricia), and Janeen M. Irwin (Bill Segebart); 9-grandchildren; 9-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and family.

Visitation: Monday, Feb. 20th from 2-3pm with Funeral Service at 3:00p.m. at Roeder Mortuary – Gretna Chapel, 11710 Standing Stone Dr. Interment: Mt. Auburn Cemetery, 185th and Q Street, Omaha, NE. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Daniel G. Manning

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10/7/1932 – 2/15/2017

Of Omaha, survived by wife Ruth, children David (Lisa), Jody Manning (Brian Stutheit),  grandchildren Lauren, Catherine, Sean, Colin, Aliya, Zachary,  many family and friends. Preceded in death by parents and siblings.  Retired from the Corp of Engineers after 32 years and loved working at Canfields in his retirement.
Visitation Sunday 3-5 PM with Prayer Service 5:00 PM at Roeder Mortuary 2727 N 108th Street Omaha, NE. Celebration of Life Service Monday (2/20/17) 11:00 AM at Lord of Love Lutheran Church 10405 Fort Street Omaha, NE. In Lieu of Flowers Memorials to Lord of Love Lutheran Church.