|GOLDIE EVELYN PENAY HALL, Posted by Vicki Conklin <firstname.lastname@example.org> on Sat, 09 Oct 1999, Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, CO, February, 1980; GOLDIE E. NORTH RITES FEBRUARY 13|
|Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 13, 1980, at the First
United Methodist Church in Holyoke for Goldie E. North, 79, who passed away
Saturday, February 9. Rev. Eldon Shoemaker, minister of the church,
officiated at the services. Interment was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Goldie Evelyn Penay Hall North, daughter of George O. and Miranda E. Hall, was born January 15, 1901, Southeast of Holyoke. She lived most of her life in the Holyoke Community. Part of her youth was spent in Lamar, Nebraska with her family, while teaching school at Pleasant Valley. She graduated from high school in Franklin, Nebraska and received her lifetime Certificate from Colorado State Teachers College in Greeley. On September 3, 1927, while teaching school at Pleasant Valley, she was united in marriage with Claude V. North. To this union three children were born. Most of her adult years were spent in the dual role of teaching school, probably her first priority, and raising her family. She taught in Paoli, Pleasant Valley, Amity, Hillsdale in Yuma County, Amherst, and in 1955 began teaching in Holyoke. In 1960 the family moved to Holyoke, and Goldie retired from teaching in 1966. Goldie continued active, after retirement. She became the Public Librarian until 1976. In 1977 she moved to Sunset View where she resided at the time of her death. She had continued active with the Phillips County Historical Mental Health Clinic, Congregate Meals, Senior Citizens, Navy Mothers. She was a member of this Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, four brothers, and two sisters. She is survived by a son, Royce V. North and his wife Shirley of Arvada, Mrs. Ray (Berdine) Koberstein and her husband Swede, of Holyoke; Mrs. Allen (Linda) McDonald and her husband, Allen, of Vicenza, Italy; nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ann Mead and Mrs. Bertha Klein of Imperial, Nebraska, and many other relative and friends.
|ROYCE VELORE NORTH, Posted by Vicki Conklin <email@example.com> on Fri, 01 Oct 1999, Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, CO, September 30, 1999|
|Royce Velore North was born October 26, 1927, in Holyoke, to Claude Velore
North and Goldie Evelyn P. [Hall] North. Royce was one of three children.
He died Sunday, September 19, 1999, at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke,
at the age of 71. Royce attended school in Holyoke and then entered
the United States Navy on September 18, 1945, when he was a junior in high
school. He completed his education while he was in the service and fought
during World War II. He was honorably discharged from the Navy on October
22, 1948. Royce enlisted in the United States Air Force on February 3, 1949.
He retired from the Air Force as a Master Sergeant on January 31, 1966, while
he was stationed at Lowery Air Force Base. Royce lived and worked as
a systems analyst for Colorado Farm Bureau in Denver following his retirement
from the Air Force. He moved back to Holyoke in 1989.
He was a member of the American Legion in Venango, Nebraska and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Holyoke. Royce was united in marriage to Shirley Burton in 1950. To this union were born two children, Stephen and Debbie. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his son Stephen D. North of Westminster; his daughter Debbie K. North of Lakewood; two sisters, Berdine Koberstein and her husband Ray [Swede] of Holyoke and Linda Faye McDonald and her husband Allen of Tucson, Arizona; and two grandchildren, Daryl and Carly North of Westminster. Memorial services for Royce Velore North were held Thursday, September 23 at the Schmidt-Baucke Chapel in Holyoke. Rev. Gary Jones officiated at the services which included full military rites.
|GAYLORD LEE McCONNELL, Posted by Vicki Conklin <firstname.lastname@example.org> on Fri, 02 Jul 1999, Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, CO, July 9, 1992|
|Gaylord Lee McConnell was born
July 15, 1897 in Shelby County, Iowa near Irwin to James Arthur and Martha
Flaugh McConnell. He died Monday, June 19, 1992 at Sterling Regional MedCenter
in Sterling at the age of 94.
Gaylord was the oldest of five children. After the death of his father in 1907, his mother and five children moved to Sterling. In the fall of 1909, Gaylord attended Lincoln School as a sixth grader. His mother married Roy Shannon in 1910. They moved to a homestead south of Haxtun and Gaylord attended Bryant School. He moved to Haxtun in 1912 and worked for Harry Perry on his horse ranch one mile east of Haxtun. In 1918 he was drafted into the U.S. Army and did his basic training in California. He was ready to go overseas when the war ended in November of 1918. He returned to Haxtun and on March 16, 1921 he married Elva Crichlow at her family home northeast of Haxtun.
They lived on a farm five and one-half miles northeast of Haxtun. In March of 1971 they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Elva passed away on June 26, 1973 and Gaylord moved to Haxtun in 1974. He was able to live by himself until he fell and broke his hip on June 11.
Gaylord had been a member of the United Methodist Church since 1915 and a member of the American Legion for 65 years. He was a past member of the Farmers Union. Gaylord took great pride in his family. His leisure time was spent reading the newspaper, watching baseball and game shows on television. He was preceded in death by his wife Elva; parents; brothers Frank, Guy and Wayne; half brother Johnny Shannon; and a great grandson. Survivors include sons Everette McConnell and wife Betty and Harold McConnell and wife Dorothy of Haxtun; daughter Pauline Koberstein and husband Roy of Holyoke; sister Edna Coop and husband Harold of Greeley; half sisters Gladys Harlow of Otis and Hazel Bullard of Greeley; eight grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 3, 1992 at the United Methodist Church in Haxtun with Rev. Jeanne Redshaw officiating. Burial followed in Haxtun Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Heart Association, Haxtun United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice.
Obituary of Thomas Koberstein (part of Ludwig line of Koberstein's)
|The Topeka Capital-Journal March 7, 2002
JUNCTION CITY -- Thomas E. Koberstein, 44, Junction City, died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at a Junction City hospital. Mr. Koberstein was a building manager at Eisenhower Elementary School in Junction City. He was born Feb. 1, 1958, in Junction City, the son of Lyle and Bernette Sellner Koberstein. He graduated from Junction City High School. He married Vicki Swenson on March 8, 1981, in Junction City. She survives. Other survivors include a son, James Koberstein, Junction City; a daughter, Nichole Koberstein, Junction City; his parents, Lyle and Bernette Koberstein, Junction City; two sisters, Janice Carroll, Chapman, and Linda Clement, Junction City; and two grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Skiddy Cemetery in Geary County. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5375 S.W. 7th, Topeka, Kan., 66606. Mass-Hinitt Funeral Chapel in Junction City is in charge of arrangements.
|Submitter: Vicki Conklin
Subject: RAY W. (SWEDE) KOBERSTEIN
Message: Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, 21 Mar 2002
Ray W. (Swede) Koberstein of Holyoke died Sunday, March 17, 2002 in Greeley at the age of 80.
Funeral services will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Holyoke on Thursday, March 21 at 11 a.m. Services will conclude at the church. There will be no visitation.
Survivors include wife Berdine Koberstein of Holyoke; sons Barry Koberstein and wife Carole of Bakersfield, California, Ron Koberstein and wife Claudia of Holyoke, Danny Koberstein and wife Julie of Holyoke and Roger Koberstein of Holyoke; brothers Floyd Koberstein and wife Mary of Tucson, Arizona, Frank Koberstein and wife Vernelle of Pullman, Washington and Roy Koberstein and wife Pauline of Holyoke; sisters Fay Dulgar of Sacramento, California, Emily Haynes and husband Delbert of Holyoke and Winona Rouze of Holyoke; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, 28 Mar 2002
Ray W. (Swede) Koberstein, 80, died at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley on Sunday, March 17, 2002 after a short illness.
Swede was born to Frank W. and Clara E. Foy Koberstein on January 30, 1922. He attended school through eighth grade at Silverbeam School west of Holyoke. He completed his high school education at Holyoke High School, receiving various awards, including the FFA State Farmer Degree.
While in high school he was active in sports. He was a guard on Holyokes first state championship football team and participated in track. Upon graduation from high school he was offered a football scholarship to Kansas State, but World War II prevented him from attending, as he was needed at home to help with the family farm.
He was united in marriage to Berdine North on May 27, 1950 in Holyoke and to this union four boys were born. After their marriage Swede and Berdine resided on the family farm northwest of Holyoke which he had purchased in 1949. The farm was four miles from where he was born. There they raised their four boys and became active in the community.
Swede was a member of the United Methodist Church, served as a leader of the Better Beef Makers 4-H club, a member of the Re-1J school board, was an Honorary Chapter Farmer of FFA and served as a member of the Phillips County ASCS committee.
He loved to play baseball and softball and he was a very good trap shooter. He enjoyed going to sales and visiting with people. He always took one of the boys with him.
Swede was a dedicated father and grandfather. He would do anything for his family with pride. He was never one to complain.
He is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Clara Koberstein.
Swede is survived by his wife Berdine Koberstein of Holyoke; sons Barry and his wife Carol of Bakersfield, California, Ron and his wife Claudia of Holyoke, Dan and his wife Julie of Holyoke and Roger of Holyoke; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; brothers Floyd and his wife Mary of Tucson, Arizona, Frank and his wife Vernelle of Pullman, Washington, Roy (Bud) and his wife Pauline of Holyoke; sisters Fay Dulgar of Sacramento, California, Winona Rouze of Holyoke and Emily Haynes and her husband Delbert of Holyoke.
A memorial service was conducted on Thursday, March 21 at the First United Methodist Church in Holyoke with Rev. Darrell Dennis and Rev. Jim Blake officiating.
|Submitter: Vicki Conklin
Subject: CLARA E. FOY
Message: Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, May 7, 1959
RITES MONDAY FOR MRS. KOBERSTEIN, 40-YEAR RESIDENT
Mrs. Frank W. Koberstein of Holyoke, 75, who had made her home in this community for 40 years, passed away last Thursday night at the Phillips County Hospital. Her health had not been good for some time and she suffered a stroke a few days before her death.
Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon at the Holyoke Methodist church, with Rev. Hubert Wubben, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment as at Holyoke Memorial Park. Arrangements were in charge of the Lewis Funeral Home.
As Clara Foy, a daughter of William and Martha Foy, Mrs. Koberstein was born February 17, 1884 at Pattonsburg, Missouri. While she as still a child, her family moved to Fairfield, Nebraska where she received her education in the public schools. She joined the Christian church in her childhood.
After reaching school in the area around Fairfield for several years, she was united in marriage to Frank W. Koberstein on March 10, 1909. To this union eight children were born the oldest of whom died in infancy.
In 1917 Mr. and Mrs. Koberstein purchased a farm northwest of Holyoke and moved to it in 1919. There they resided until 1945 when they retired and moved to their home in Holyoke. Mr. and Mrs. Koberstein celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 10, 1959. This event was attended by all their children and grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Koberstein united with the local Methodist church in 1949. Mrs. Koberstein was a member of the Larkin and Beachville clubs, Community club. Golden Age club and Womens Society of Christian Service of the Methodist church. Mrs. Koberstein was always at the service of her neighbors and was often called to minister to the sick. The Koberstein home was one of genuine friendliness and hospitality.
Surviving Mrs. Koberstein and her husband; four sons, Floyd, Pomeroy, Washington, Frank, Pullman Washington, and Roy and Ray, both of Holyoke; three daughters, Winona (Mrs. Glenn) Rouze, and Emily (Mrs. Delbert) Haynes, both of Holyoke and Fay (Mrs. W.A.) Dulgar, Sacramento, California; one sister, Mrs. Emily Forberg, Clay Center, Nebraska, two brothers, Leston and Ray Foy, Los Angeles, California; 10 grandsons; one granddaughter, and many other relatives and friends.
Robert Koberstein, age 72, of Aurora, died Monday, April 16, 2001, at Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Aurora. Fr. John Keefe will officiate. Interment will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 P.M., Wednesday at Higby Mortuary. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at higbymortuary.com.
OBITUARY: ROBERT KOBERSTEIN
Robert Paul Koberstein, the son of Otto August and Pearl Anna (Joyce) Koberstein, was born in a private home in Lewellen, Nebraska on March 13, 1929 during a blizzard and died in Aurora, Nebraska on April 16, 2001, at the age of 72 years. Bob was the youngest of three children born. He attended country school with his sister Mary Alice through the second grade. After completing grammar school at Scarritt School in Kansas City, Missouri he graduated from Manual High School. His first part-time employment after high school was in the manufacture of women's hats in what was literally a "sweat shop" - steam was used to shape the felt into hats. It was never one of his favorite jobs! In 1948, at the age of 19, Bob joined the Kansas City Fire Department. The starting age was supposed to be twenty-one. Bob joined the Army in 1951. He completed training at Counter Intelligence Corps in Ft. Halibird, Maryland. He was stationed in Japan during the Korean War and was discharged in 1953 at San Francisco. In the summer of 1952, he raised turkeys with his Dad on the South Tableland near Lewellen, Nebraska.
Bob married Delores Bartholomew on December 31, 1954, at Kansas City, Missouri.
In 1954, he attended Finlay Engineering College in Kansas City, graduating 1956 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree. He was involved with the space program at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida when the Russians successfully launched their Sputnik satellite. He was also at Patrick Air Force Base when the first U.S. satellite, the Vanguard, blew up on the pad. He returned to school in 1958 and after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1960, he went to work as a Field Manager for the Bendix Corporation on the East Coast. Bendix was a prime contractor in the Atomic Energy Commission's nuclear weapons program. He transferred to the Bendix Launch Division as a Senior Engineer and Quality Control Manager. Bob was there from the start of the Apollo Moon Program in 1965 until its successful completion in 1973.
Eager to get back to Nebraska, he acquired an Interstate Battery franchise serving central Nebraska from his headquarters in Aurora, Nebraska. Bob was pleased to have his daughter, Paula, and her husband, LaMoyne Danhauer, working with him.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James.
Robert is survived by his wife Delores of Aurora; daughter, Paula Danhauer and her husband LaMoyne of Aurora; grandson, Zachary Danhauer of Lincoln; and a sister, Mary (Mrs. Harold) Gibson of Aurora.
Author: Vicki Conklin Date: 16 Jun 2003 6:23 PM GMT
Surnames: FALK, GILLETT, HERRON, HOFMEISTER, HOLM, KOESTER, MALLER, O'NEAL, ORCUTT, STEWART
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Haxtun-Fleming Herald, Haxtun, Colorado, May 7, 2003
Fern Falk, 88, died on October 30, 2002 in Sun City, Arizona. She was born in 1914, the daughter of Arthur and Esther (Holm) Falk, in Fairfield. She attended school there until moving into Posegate Hall in Holyoke. She then attended Phillips County High School and graduated as Valedictorian in 1931. She continued her education at Colorado State Teachers College, Greeley. Fern taught at Holyoke and Alamosa before moving to Hammond, Indiana in 1941. She taught at Harding and Clark schools, then became Principal of Jefferson Elementary School in 1855 when the school opened.
She retired in 1976 and moved to Sun City, Arizona. She was a member of the teaching honor society, Delta Kappa Tau.
Survivors include two nephews, Dr. John and wife Sharyn Orcutt, San Diego, California and Dr. James and wife Barbara Orcutt, Seattle, Washington; brother-in-law John P. Orcutt, Delta; step-brothers Willard Hofmeister, Texas, and Melvin Hofmeister, Haxtun; and step-sister, Nelda and husband Dale O'Neal, Holyoke. Cousins, Wayne and wife Patricia Falk, Haxtun, Edna Glee and husband Doyle Orcutt, Haxtun, Doris and husband Jim Koester, Sterling, Laura Maller, Oakland, Nebraska, Donna and husband Bob Herron, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Marge and husband Stanley Stewart, Lexington, Nebraska, Norma and Byron Gillett, Aurora; lifetime classmate and friend Winona (Koberstein) Rouze; many great-nephews, nieces and friends also survive her.
Memorial services were held Saturday May 3, 2003 at 10 a.m. at Tennant-Thompson Funeral Home, Holyoke. Interment followed in the Holyoke Memorial Park.
ELVA NAOMI CRITCHLOW
Author: Vicki Conklin Date: 25 Aug 2003 8:57 PM GMT
Surnames: ABBOTT, CORNETT, CRITCHLOW, HOHN, KOBERSTEIN, McCONNELL, WELLS
Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado. June 27, 1973
RITES FRIDAY FOR HAXTUN RESIDENT
Funeral services will be held at the Haxtun Methodist church Friday morning, June 29, at 10:00 o'clock for Mrs. Gaylord (Elva) McConnell.
Burial will be in the Haxtun cemetery with the Thompson Mortuary of Haxtun in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McConnell was born in Davis County, Indiana, a daughter of Leslie and Dorcas Cornett. She moved to Bellville, Kansas as a small girl with her family. She attended school there.
The family moved to the Haxtun community in 1916 and she was married to Gaylord McConnell March 16, 1921. They made their home northeast of Haxtun on a farm since that time.
She was a member of the Methodist church at Haxtun, a member of the Mother's club, Senior Citizens club and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a past president of the Legion Auxiliary at Haxtun.
Surviving her are: her husband, Gaylord McConnell; two sons, Everett McConnell of Haxtun, Harold McConnell of Haxtun and a daughter, Mrs. Roy (Pauline) Koberstein, of Holyoke; three sisters, Pearl Wells and Thelma Abbott, both of Riverside, California, Elsa Hohn of Phoenix, Arizona; two brothers, George Critchlow of Riverside, California and Vern Critchlow of San Jose, California, eight grandchildren, Virginia, Lee, Bob, Marsha, Rick, Larry, Sharon and Karolyn, and one great grandchild, Dawn.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Cecil, Arthur and Jack.
CLAUDE VELORE NORTH
Author: Vicki Conklin Date: 1 Feb 2004 4:39 PM GMT
Surnames: HALL, HILL, KOBERSTEIN, MARTIN, McDONALD, NORTH, POWERS, YOUNT
Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, February 7, 1974
CLAUDE NORTH RITES FEB. 4
Funeral services were held Monday, February 4, 1974, from the United Methodist Church, Holyoke, for Claude V. North, 71, who passed away Friday, February 1 at Melissa Memorial Hospital, Holyoke.
Rev. Evan Brian, minister of the church, officiated at the services. Interment was in Pleasant Valley cemetery. Thompson Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
Claude V. North, son of George and Suzanne (Yount) North, was born southeast of Holyoke on August 1, 1903. He lived most of his life in the Holyoke community.
September 3, 1927, he was united in marriage with Goldie E. Hall, and to this union three children were born.
He became a member of the Methodist church as a boy when living with his sister in Otis.
He was a member of the American and Midwest Hereford association during the time he was engaged in farming and raising Hereford cattle.
In 1960 the family moved to Holyoake where he was residing at the time of his death.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sister, and two brothers.
He is survived by his wife Goldie; a son Royce, Arvada; two daughters, Mrs. Ray (Berdine) Koberstein, Holyoke and Mrs. Allen (Linda) McDonald, Tucson, Arizona; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Martin, Holyoke, Mrs. Mildred Powers, Farmington, New Mexico, and Mrs. Emma Hill, Imperial, Nebraska; a brother, Bruce, Bazine, Kansas; nine grandchildren; one great granddaughter, and many other relatives and friends.
Rocky Mountain News (CO) - June 15, 1998
Deceased Name: NANCY KOBERSTEIN-FITPOLD
NANCY KOBERSTEIN-FITPOLD , 82, of Denver died June 7. Services were June 10, with burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mrs. Koberstein-Fitpold was born in Thurber, Texas, on Jan. 2, 1916. She married Ralph Koberstein, 1940, then Bill Fitpold, 1989. She retired as a secretary for the state of Colorado. Survivors include daughter Debra Jackson Minton of Littleton; sister Ada Mae Donnelly of Denver; two grandchildren.
Rocky Mountain News (CO), Date: June 15, 1998, Edition: Final, Page: 18B, Record Number: 9806170209, Copyright (c) 1998 Rocky Mountain News
Rocky Mountain News (CO)
April 10, 1996, Section: Local, Edition: Final, Page Number: 18B
T. LORRAINE KOBERSTEIN, 73, of Thornton died April 7. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at Aspen Magnolia Chapel. Mrs. Koberstein was born in Morgantown, W.Va., on March 18, 1923. She married Ernest Koberstein, 1946. She was a secretary for Sterns-Rogers Construction and Engineering, retiring in 1985. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star and United Methodist Church in Oshkosh, Neb. Survivors include daughters Sandra Schwartz of Montana, Peggy Arndt of California, Patty Smith of Frederick; sister Eileen Christensen of Littleton; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild.
Copyright (c) 1997 by John Chandler Clement, Denver, Colorado.
All rights reserved except permission is granted to reproduce and distribute for non-profit purposes.
KOBERSTEIN T. Lorraine (O-P) 18 Apr 1996 21F
KOBERSTEIN T. Lorraine (O-N) 10 Apr 1996 18B
|Denver Post dated April 18, 1996 page F-21; Region: Colorado|
|T. Lorraine Koberstein, Secretary, 73. T. Lorraine Koberstein of Thornton, a secretary, died April 7. She was 73. A memorial service was April 11 at Aspen Magnolia Chapel. She was born March 18, 1923, in Morgantown, W.Va. On Dec. 29, 1946, she married Ernest Koberstein. He is deceased. Mrs. Koberstein was a secretary at Sterns Roger Construction Company and at an engineering firm. She was a member of Eastern Star and United Methodist Church in Oshkosh, Neb. She is survived by three daughters, Sandra Schwartz, Nashua, Mont., Peggy Arndt, San Jose, Calif. and Patty Smith, Frederick; a sister, Eileen Christensen, Littleton; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.|
Rocky Mountain News (CO) - February 7, 1991
February 7, 1991, Section: OBITUARY, Edition: FINAL, Page Number: 143
KENNETH E. EPPERSON, 68, of Pearce, Ariz., died Jan. 29 in Tucson. A memorial service was Feb. 1 in the Community Church of SunSites, Pearce. The body was cremated. Mr. Epperson, a native of Carrollton, Mo., formerly lived in Littleton. He retired as a manager for Mountain Bell in 1982 after 37 years of service. He was a board member of the Valley Telephone Co. and a member of the Elks and the Pearce-SunSites Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include his wife, Lola; two sons, Paul of Soldotna, Alaska, and Kent of Denver; three brothers and sisters, Keith Epperson of Loveland, Mary Koberstein of Pearce and Perry Morgan of Bisbee, Ariz.; and four grandchildren. Contributions: Pearce-SunSites Community Library or SunSites Transportation Co., Pearce, Ariz. 85625 (This may be Mary)
Rocky Mountain News (CO), Date: February 7, 1991, Edition: FINAL, Page: 143, Record Number: 9101070408, Copyright (c) 1991 Rocky Mountain News
Rocky Mountain News (CO) - November 3, 1990
Deceased Name: ERNEST L. KOBERSTEIN
65, of Thornton died Nov. 1. Services will be held in Oshkosh, Neb. Burial will be in Ash Hollow Cemetery, Lewellan, Neb. Mr. Koberstein, a native of Lewellan, was a retired mechanic and welder. He served in the Army in Europe during World War II. He was a member of VFW Post 5379. Survivors include his wife, Lorraine Sttaler Koberstein of Thornton; three daughters, Sandy Schwartz of Nashua, Mont., Peggy Arndt of San Jose, Calif., and Patty Smith of Frederick; a sister, Wilhelmine Hannon of Grand Island, Neb.; a brother, Clifford Koberstein of Eckert; and seven grandchildren. Contributions: a charity of choice.
Rocky Mountain News (CO), Date: November 3, 1990, Edition: FINAL, Page: 107, Record Number: 9002250034, Copyright (c) 1990 Rocky Mountain News
Rocky Mountain News (CO) - June 15, 1998
Deceased Name: NANCY KOBERSTEIN-FITPOLD
NANCY KOBERSTEIN-FITPOLD, 82, of Denver died June 7. Services were June 10, with burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mrs. Koberstein-Fitpold was born in Thurber, Texas, on Jan. 2, 1916. She married Ralph Koberstein, 1940, then Bill Fitpold, 1989. She retired as a secretary for the state of Colorado. Survivors include daughter Debra Jackson Minton of Littleton; sister Ada Mae Donnelly of Denver; two grandchildren.
Rocky Mountain News (CO) Date: June 15, 1998 Edition: Final Page: 18B Record Number: 9806170209
Copyright (c) 1998 Rocky Mountain News