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421 W 4th St
North Platte, NE 69101
(308) 532-2044
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Leland Dwight Finecy, age 91 of North Platte, passed away February 8, 2017 at Centennial Park Nursing Home. Leland was born September 27, 1925 in Arcadia, NE to Lowell and Georgia (Hendrickson) Finecy. He graduated from Arcadia High School in 1943. He was recognized in high school as the best punter on the football team. Lee immediately entered V12 Naval Officer’s Training School during WWII. During his training, he sang in the base church. Almost immediately afterward, the Commanding Officer called him into his office and told him he needed to transfer to the entertainment unit where he spent the rest of his military service entertaining troops, many of which were wounded and hospitalized, on the east coast with many well know music stars. Lee attended and graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in the early 1950s with a degree in music and was a member of the Theta Chi Fraternity. He had many tenor leads in operas performed at Wesleyan under the direction of “Pop” Bennett. Lee and Johnny Carson performed on a weekly radio program on WOW radio in Omaha. Lee was united in marriage to his wife, Anna Margaret Hawkins in 1962. He taught music in the Mullen, York, and Broomfield, CO school systems, as well as Mid-Plains Community College. He received his Masters Degree from Kearney State College and went on to receive his doctorate from the University of Colorado. He also was the Minister of Music at the Park Hill United Methodist Church in Denver. Lee owned a music store in North Platte for many years and gave private voice lessons to many students in the area. He was extremely proud of his student’s successes. Lee was an avid St. Louis Cardinal, Bronco and Husker fan. He also loved the outdoors, camping and woodworking. Lee is survived by his sister, Beth (Dr. William) Hasemeyer; a nephew Bill Hasemeyer; nieces Pam Thompson and Amy Hasemeyer; a great niece Kaylee Thompson all of North Platte along with several other relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Margaret in 1983; an infant sibling; his parents and grandparents; his brother-in-law Oliver Hawkins; as well as several other family members. Memorials are suggested in his name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday February 14, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Dr. Douglas Delp officiating. Burial will follow at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from noon until 9:00 p.m. Monday February 13, 2017 at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
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Frances Elizabeth Greenwood, age 89 of Wellfleet, passed away Tuesday February 7, 2017 at Centennial Park Retirement Home in North Platte. Frannie was born on May 5, 1927 in Moorefield, NE to George and Emma (Waltemath) Jurgens. She attended high school at the Nebraska School of Agriculture in Curtis where she participated in music and was a drum majorette in the Aggie Marching Band. After her high school graduation in 1945, she earned her teaching degree at Kearney State. She married Marvin Greenwood, whom she had met in high school, on June 12, 1947. The couple settled on the family farm northeast of Wellfleet where Marvin worked on the farm and Frannie taught grades 1st thru 8th in the Wellfleet area. She was very loved by her students. In addition to teaching, she spent her time cooking, canning, gardening, raising chickens and helping Marvin on the farm. She also was a member of the NE State Women’s Bowling Association and bowled for many years. She and Marvin liked to golf together and had Husker season tickets and attended every game they possibly could. They loved to dance together and attended and won many dance contests. She was a member of St. William’s Alter Society, Harmony Extension Club, and The Garden Club. She also played the organ at St. Williams Catholic Church for 65 years. Frannie loved her husband, her son, and all of her grandchildren, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Frannie is survived by her son Dennis (Jeannie) Greenwood of Wellfleet; grandchildren Beau Greenwood of Wellfleet, Kerrin Greenwood of North Platte and Brent Leeper of North Platte; great grandchildren Emma Joy Greenwood and Jackson Gentleman; sisters-in-law Dixie Greenwood, Shirley Jurgens, and Mary Ann Lockwood; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. She was preceded by her parents, George and Emma Jurgens; two infant daughters Marlene and Marvene; husband Marvin Greewood; brothers Chris, Glenn, and George “Porge” Jurgens; brothers-in-law Milton Greenwood, Kenneth (Vivian) Greenwood, Larry Greenwood; sisters-in-law Mildred (Ray) Beeman, Virginia (Don) Duval, Betty Jurgens and Evelyn Greenwood; and granddaughter Brenda Schroeder. Memorials are suggested in her name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Christian Wake Services will be 7:00 p.m. Monday February 13, 2017 at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday February 14, 2017 at St. Williams Catholic Church in Wellfleet, with Reverend Harlan Waskowiak officiating. Burial will follow at the Wellfleet Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Monday February 13, 2017 at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Ila Faye Smith, age 80, of North Platte, died February 4, 2017 at Linden Court. Faye was born on June 9, 1936 in Watson, MO to Ross and Marie (Fisher) Murry. Faye attended elementary school in Langdon, MO, and graduated from high school at Rock Port, MO. Faye married Harold Smith in 1956 and they made their home in Rock Port until moving to North Platte in 1968, when Harold bought a dry cleaners. Besides being a homemaker, Faye worked in many retail stores in North Platte, including Schwesers for nine years, and Herbergers for 11 years. When the children were growing up, she was a room mother for each, a den mother for son’s scout troops, and a 4-H leader for her daughter. Faye was also a Sunday School teacher for several years. Faye’s hobbies include sewing, reading, and decorating her home. She loved working in the yard and taking care of her flowers. She will be greatly missed by her family. Survivors include her loving husband Harold of North Platte; two children, Jody (Cindy) Smith of North Platte, and Lisa (Don) Moody of Collins, IA; a daughter-in-law, Jo Smith of North Platte; 10 grandchildren, Michael (Jodi) Smith of Omaha, Derek Smith of Lincoln, Ryan (fiancé Haley Roberts) Smith of Colorado Springs, CO, Megan (Marcus) Doughty of North Platte, Cassie Smith of Lincoln, Sarah Moody of Ames, IA, Olivia Moody of Collins, IA, and Chelsey (Dave) Lane of Long Pine, NE; 5 great-grandchildren, Caiden and Ceagen Smith, and Parker, Riley, and Emerson Doughty; a brother, Ed (Janice) Murry of Rock Port, MO; a sister, Sue (Joe) Powell of Maryville, MO; two sisters-in-law, Phyllis (Ronnie) Sutter, and Judy (Gary) Burke all of Rock Port, MO; and numerous other family members and many friends. Faye was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Kelly Smith; a great- grandson, Carter Smith; her in-laws, Tommy Smith and Helen Winkler; and 2 nephews, Jerry Sutter, and David Lininger. A memorial has been established to the Callahan Cancer Center in North Platte, and online condolences can be made at www.adamsswanson.com. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home with the Rev. Ryan Alexander officiating. Burial will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell, NE. There will be a luncheon following the service at the Calvary Baptist Church, 900 East 2nd. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. -9:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.

Donna Louise Bryant, age 85, formerly of Paxton, passed away January 18, 2017 at the McKee Medical Center in Loveland, CO. Donna was born on March 9, 1931 in Paxton, NE to John Ray “Jack” and Opal Mae (Beveridge) Dinnel. She graduated from Paxton High School in 1948. On July 31, 1948 she married Rolley “Rod” Bryant in Alma, CO and to this union three children were born, Rick, Diane and Christy. Donna enjoyed cooking and decorated beautiful cakes using her “secret” recipe. She loved her daschund dogs, her flower beds and enjoyed designing them in the winter months. Donna is survived by her children Rick (Diane) Bryant of Wallace, Diane Stubbs of Drake, CO and Christy (Chris) Lyons of Aurora, TX; 7 grandchildren Shawna Keeler, Angela Mortenson, Kelly Holt, Jesse Stubbs, Cody Bryant, Zac Bryant and Jeremy Stubbs; 6 great grandchildren; as well as other extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Rod in 1996; and brothers Jack and Tom Dinnel. Memorials are suggested in her name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Cremation was chosen and graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday April 1, 2017 at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens with Pastor Bob Witt officiating. Adams and Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.