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Jennifer Ann Rudd, 32

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Date of Birth: 07/25/1982

Date of Death: 09/21/2014

Services: Mass of Christian Burial Thursday September 25, 2014 at 11:15 AM at St. Cecilia Cathedral, Omaha, Nebraska.

Interment:  Resurrection Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska.

Visitation: Wednesday September 24, 2014, 5:00 to 7:00 PM with a Wake Service at 7:00 PM at St. Cecilia Cathedral, Omaha, Nebraska.

God called His daughter Jennifer Ann Rudd Home on Sunday, September 21, 2014.
Jen captured the hearts of all who knew her.
She lived life with joy, loving each moment with her family and friends. Jen loved to travel and most recently toured California's wine country with dear friends.Jen worked as a Communications Specialist with Alegent Creighton. She loved to volunteer and donated her time to Mustaches-4-Kids, The Heart Ministry or Joslyn Art Museum.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Nicole Shonka and all of the doctors and nurses at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for their care for Jennifer over the past 18 months.Preceded in death  by grandparents, Leonard and Mildred Melby, Gerald and Betty Ann Rudd.
Survived by father, David (Kathryn) Rudd; mother, Lois Loy; brothers, Chad (Sephera) Staley, Jason Staley, Nathan Rudd, Ryen Rudd; nieces, Layne and Samantha; nephew, Mark; best friend and love of her life, Michael Belling; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Ruth S. Nicholson, 100

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Date of Birth: May 24, 1914

Date of Death: September 21, 2014

Services:  Wednesday, 11:00am at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church with a private family interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

Visitation: Wednesday, 10:30 to 11:00am at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church.

Ruth Anita Schwein Nicholson was born in Dodge, Nebraska on May 24, 1914. She married William Gray Nicholson on May 28, 1937.

Ruth was a 60 year Charter Member of Chapter FY, PEO Sisterhood and active in many civic organizations. She was proud to have been Secretary of the Board of Directors of Immanuel Hospital (now Alegent) and as such signed the "check" that bought the land on which that great complex is built.

Ruth and her husband Bill owned Quick Mailing Service. She was active at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church.

Preceded in death by husband, William Gray Nicholson. Survived by children, William (Catherine Harmon) Nicholson of Atlanta, GA and Janet Thompson of Omaha, NE; 3 grandsons, John (Karen) Nicholson of Naples, FL, Joseph (Angie) Nicholson of Gainesville, FL and Jason Nicholson of Atlanta, GA; granddaughter Jocelyn (Dan) of Silver Springs, MD.

Ruth Anita Schwein Nicholson was born in Dodge, Nebraska on May 24, 1914. She married William Gray Nicholson on May 28, 1937.

Ruth was a 60 year Charter Member of Chapter FY, PEO Sisterhood and active in many civic organizations. She was proud to have been Secretary of the Board of Directors of Immanuel Hospital (now Alegent) and as such signed the "check" that bought the land on which that great complex is built.

Ruth and her husband Bill owned Quick Mailing Service. She was active at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church.

Carl H. Martens, 90

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Date of Birth: September 29, 1923

Date of Death: September 19, 2014

Services: Tuesday, at 10:30am at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church. Interment, Tuesday, 1:30pm in Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation:  Monday, after 5pm at the St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church, with a Wake Service at 7pm.

Memorials to St. Stephen the Martyr Parish, or the Disabled American Veterans.

Preceded in death by wife, Joan S. (Diederich) Martens and son, Larry T. Martens. Survived by children, Sandra (Jim) Dale, Bob (Eileen) Martens, Donna Marie (Bill) Whyte, and Daniel (Karen) Martens; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Sophia P. "Boosha" Peklo, 96

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Date of Birth: 05/15/1918

Date of Death: 09/16/2014

Services: Friday September 19, 2014, 12 p.m. at Holy Name Catholic Church, Omaha,NE.

Visitation: Thursday September 18, starting at 5:00 p.m. with wake service at 7:00 p.m. at the John A. Gentleman 72nd Street Chapel.

Preceded in death by husband Joseph; son Glenn; daughter-in-law Teri Peklo.  Survived by children, Rev. Edward Peklo, SVD; Joe Peklo, Nancy (Ray) Benson, Janice Peklo, Walt Peklo and partner Dave Glasgow, Kathy Peklo and partner Carol Carlson, Charlie (Peggy) Peklo; daughter-in-law Michelle Peklo; 11 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; many other loving family and friends.

Dolores K. Piccolo, 92

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Date of Birth: May 26, 1922

Date of Death: September 14, 2014

Services: Funeral service Thursday, 10:00am St. Leo the Great Catholic Church with interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation with the family begins Wednesday, after 5:00pm at the 72nd Street Chapel with a wake service at 7:00pm.

Preceded in death by loving husband of over 50 years, Frank Piccolo, Sr.; son, Donald and granddaughter, Marla Little.

Survived by son, Frank, Jr. (Sherri) Piccolo; grandson, Michael (Lisa) Piccolo; 2 great granddaughters, Elace (Anthony) Pontiero and Erica Little; great-great granddaughter, Cecilia Pontiero; grandson in law Steve (fiance Julie McClanahan) Little; special friends Wesley and Venka Sterling; sisters Janice and Irene.