Published on Monday, 28 November 2016 12:22
Norman Wayne Olson, 65, of Falls City, passed away on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at Falls City Healthcare Community. He was born Aug. 18, 1951 in Falls City to George E. and Leona V. (Oldfield) Olson.
Norm was raised in Rulo, where he attended school and later graduated from Falls City High School with the Class of 1970. In December 1971, he was united in marriage to Jean Shurtleff. To this union, a son, Christopher Norman, was born. The couple would later divorce.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army on Aug. 31, 1972 and served his country until being honorably discharged on Aug. 15, 1975. After his service, Norman moved to Tucson, AZ, where he was employed at Davis-Monthan AFB until his retirement. In June of 1988, he was united in marriage to Kathy Shantie. The couple would later divorce.
Norm enjoyed playing golf, his dogs, cheering on the Cornhuskers, and spending time with his son, Chris, who preceded him in death on June 24, 2013.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gary Olson; and sisters Kaye Davies and Jeannie Keller.
Norm is survived by his loving sisters, Gayle Coble, of Overland Park, KS, and Janelle (Mike) Marteny, of Falls City; a cousin, John (Claudia) Caverzagie, of Falls City; brother-in-law, Robert Keller Sr., of White Cloud, KS; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Graveside inurnment services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the Rulo Cemetery, with Chaplain Sharon Schuster officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Nebraska Army Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the family’s choice with a later designation. Hall Funeral Chapel, of Falls City, is in charge of arrangements.
Published on Monday, 28 November 2016 12:19
Frances Schulenberg, 98, of Lamar, CO (formerly of Falls City), passed away on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at Lamar. She was born on Feb. 12, 1918 at Deschler to the late Claude and Ollie (Kohler) Claus.
She was raised at Concordia, KS, and graduated from Concordia High School in 1935. On May 4, 1938 she married Leonard Schulenberg at Falls City. When married, the couple established their home in Falls City and then lived in Hiawatha, KS, Mound City, MO, Nebraska City and Lincoln. When living in Falls City she worked as a bookkeeper for Monarch Engineering and she and her husband ran the Sears Catalog Store in Mound City until retiring and moving back to Falls City. Mr. Schulenberg passed away on June 16, 1993. She then moved to Lamar to be with her daughter.
She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and Altar Society.
Frances is survived by her children, Larry (Patricia) Schulenberg, of Council Bluffs, IA, Mary Frances Forney, of Lamar, and John (Pat) Schulenberg, of Savannah, MO; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Adeline Chote; and brothers, James, Claud Jr. and Robert Claus.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Falls City with Fr. Thomas Dunavan presiding. Interment will be in Falls City Catholic Cemetery. A parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home, Falls City. The family will receive friends following the rosary.