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Retha M. Johnson

Date of Birth: January 9, 1931

Date of Death: April 28, 2017

Services: Funeral Service Tuesday, 11:00am at Bethel Christian Ministries, 36th Street and Giles Road, Bellevue, NE, with interment in Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation: Visitation with the family Monday, 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the church.
In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel Christian Ministries.

Preceded in death by her husband, James C. Johnson.
Survived by her children, Shirley (Jerry) Mead, James R. Johnson, Melvin D. (Margherita) Johnson and William C. (Lyn) Johnson; 10 grandchildren, great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and good friends.

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Collins, Billy J., Age 88 years

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Date of Birth: October 17, 1928

Date of Death: May 1, 2017


Visitation: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 6:00PM at John A. Gentleman Mortuaries Bellevue/Sarpy County Chapel

Prayer Service: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7:00PM at the funeral home

Proud Air Force veteran. Billy then made a career as a master aircraft mechanic for Flying Tigers. Devoted to his faith, he was a parishioner of St. Vincent de Paul in Arizona for over 20 years, where he also was awarded Volunteer of the Year.

Survived by wife, Elizabeth; children, Pamela Hildreth, Arthur (Victoria) Collins, Carol (Keith) Knight, and Billy (Tessie) Collins, Jr.; step-children, Michael McLaughlin, Kathleen (Tony) Nigro, Sharon (Robert) Hurley, Robert (Mary) McLaughlin, and Brigette (Chip) Dodge; many grand and great grandchildren.

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Ballard, Tyler P., Age 21

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Date of Birth: 12/21/1995

Date of Death: 04/25/2017

Services: Memorial Service Monday (5-1-17) 10:30 AM at Lifegate Midtown Church, Omaha, Nebraska.

Visitation: Sunday (4-30-17) 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the John A. Gentleman Pacific Street Chapel, Omaha, Nebraska.

Interment: Evergreen Memorial Park, Omaha, Nebraska.

Memorials: To the family to be designated at a later date.

Survived by parents, Dave and Tracy Ballard; brother, David Ballard; sister, Courtney Ballard; grandparents, Harold Crowe, Patty Crowe, Dave and Cindy Ballard; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.


Abrahamson, Harold M., Age 90

Date of Birth: 04/23/1927

Date of Death: 04/24/2017

Services: Graveside Services Wednesday (4-26-17) 11:00 AM at Beth El Cemetery Chapel, 84th & L St., Omaha, Nebraska.

Memorials: Rose Blumkin Jewish Home, American Cancer Society, Nebraska Humane Society or Charity of your choice.

 Preceded in death by parents, Ben W. and Fannie Abrahamson; brother, Norman Abrahamson; and son Bruce Abrahamson. Survived by wife Helen; son, Mark (Linda) Abrahamson; daughter-in-law, Gaylene Abrahamson; daughter, Ellene (Stan) Edelstein; grandchildren, Amy Roseland, Julie Kestner, Kristopher Abrahamson, Danielle Bahls, Sarah, Sam and Julia Edelstein, and nine great-grandchildren.

O'Neil, Lt. Col.Richard J. "Dick", USAF, (Ret), Age 77

ONeil Richard

Date of Birth: 2/25/1940

Date of Death: 4/21/2017

Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday (4-29-17) 10:30 AM at St. Piux X Catholic Church, 6905 Blondo St, Omaha, NE 68104.

Interment: Holy Sepulchre

Visitation: Visitation with the family will begin Friday (4-28-17) at 5:30 PM with a Wake Service at 7:00 PM, all at John A. Gentleman  72nd Street Chapel, 1010 N. 72nd Street, Omaha, Nebraska  68114.

 Memorials: To the family for the education of his granddaughters Madelyn and Sophia

Richard worked for 50 years as a Nurse Anesthetist at St. Joseph Hospital and Creighton University Medical Center.

Preceded in death by parents, Lawrence and Marie O’Neil; brother, Donald O’Neil and sister, Joan McWhirter.

Survived by wife, Ollis; daughters, Sharon (Jeffrey) Kazmierski and Erin O’Neil; granddaughters, Madelyn and Sophia Kazmierski; sister, Mary Lynne O’Neil; sister-in-law, Janice O’Neil; best friends, Darrell (Monica) Darling and Michael (Mary Jo) Anzalone; nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends.




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