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Donnell Mitchell

M, b. March 22, 1923, d. September 24, 1993

Family: Lucille Lorrain Aerts (b. October 12, 1924, d. August 11, 2003)

Biography

  • Birth: Donnell Mitchell was born on March 22, 1923.
  • Death: He died on September 24, 1993, at age 70, in Willamina, Yamhill Co, Oregon.

Cecilia Frances Aerts

F, b. November 22, 1909, d. May 5, 2010

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Cecilia Frances Aerts was born on November 22, 1909 in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Marriage: She was married on February 10, 1931 in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: She died on May 5, 2010, at age 100, in Columbus, Platte Co, Nebraska.
  • Note: Cecilia F. Svoboda of Columbus died Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at Columbus Community Hospital.

    Cecilia Frances Svoboda was born November 22, 1909 in David City to Frank and Mary (Theewen) Aerts. She was the second oldest of 10 children on a farm near Center Parish. Cecilia married Albin Svoboda on February 10, 1931 at St. Francis (Center Parish) Church-David City. After many years on various Butler County farms, she and her husband, Albin, moved to Columbus. Following her husbands death, Cecilia worked in St. Mary's Hospital as a nurse's helper. She entered the Golden Living Center in 2005. Cecilia was a member of St. Isidore's Parish where she belonged to the Christian Mothers and the St. Isidore's quilting and embroidery groups. Her hobbies were embroidery, cooking, and crocheting.

    She is survived by:
    Son Jerome (Sharon) Svoboda of Omaha, NE
    Daughter Wilma (Joseph) Kosch of Columbus, NE
    Daughter Geraldine (Carol) Zimmer of Bellwood, NE
    Daughter-in-law Viola Rueth of Petersburg, NE
    Brother Frank (Mary Ann) Aerts of Columbus, NE
    Sister Helen Reha of David City, NE
    Sister Darlene Darnell of Browns Valley, MN
    Sister-in-law Beatrice Mastera of David City
    Sister-in-law Celestine Svoboda of David City
    Sister-in-law Eileen Aerts of David City
    Sister-in-law Maxine Aerts of David City
    Sister-in-law Julia Aerts of David City
    16 Grandchildren
    32 Great Grandchildren
    6 Great Great Grandchildren

    She is preceded in death by:
    Husband Albin Svoboda
    Father Frank Aerts
    Mother Mary Aerts
    Son LeRoy Svoboda
    Brother Bill Aerts
    Sister Dorothy Samek
    Sister Elizabeth Kosch
    Sister Henrietta Hladky
    Brother Leo Aerts
    Brother Ted Aerts.

Albin Svoboda

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Family: Cecilia Frances Aerts (b. November 22, 1909, d. May 5, 2010)

James Aerts

M, b. January 25, 1911, d. January 25, 1911

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: James Aerts was born on January 25, 1911 in Center, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: He died on January 25, 1911, at age 0, in Center, Butler Co, Nebraska.

Helen M Aerts

F, b. May 27, 1912, d. December 14, 2010

Parents

Family: William A Riha (b. August 6, 1911, d. January 11, 1992)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen M Aerts was born on May 27, 1912.
  • Marriage: She and William A Riha were married on May 27, 1934.
  • Death: Helen M Aerts died on December 14, 2010, at age 98, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Note: Helen M. Riha, 98, of David City, died Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at the Butler County Health Care Center in David City.

    Funeral Mass will be Friday, December 17, 2010 at 10:00am in St. Mary's Church, David City with Fr. Bernard Kimminau Officiating.

    Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery

    Viewing: Thursday 3-7pm at Chermok Funeral Home; followed by a 7pm PCCW Rosary also at the funeral home: Friday: one hour before services at the church.

    Memorials may be given In Care of the Family.

    Helen M. Aerts was born on May 27, 1912 to Frank and Mae (Theewen) Aerts on the farm near St. Francis (Center) Church. She married William Riha on May 27, 1934 at St. Francis Church (Center). They lived in the Butler County Area all of their married lives. Five children were born to this union.

    Helen was a member of St. Mary's Church and the PCCW. She was also involved with the St. Joseph's Villa Quilters. She was a NASCAR fan and especially loved Jeff Gordon. She also loved Nebraska Football, gardening, canning, and being with family.

    She is survived by her Sons: William(Mary Jane)Riha of Seward; Ron Riha of Emmetsburg, Iowa; Daughters:Betty Jane Wachal of Schuyler and Bonnie Riha of David City; one brother: Frank (MaryAnn) Aerts of Columbus and one sister: Darlene (Leonard) Darnell of Brownsdale, MN. 13 Grandchildren 36 Great-grandchildren 13 Great-great grandchildren.

    Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband William in 1992; infant daugther: Connie; son-in-law: Edward R. Wachal; four brothers: James, Ted, Bill and Leo Aerts; four sisters: Cecilia Svoboda; Elizabeth Kosch; Dorothy Samek; and Henrietta Hladky.

William A Riha

M, b. August 6, 1911, d. January 11, 1992

Family: Helen M Aerts (b. May 27, 1912, d. December 14, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: William A Riha was born on August 6, 1911 in Nebraska.
  • Marriage: He and Helen M Aerts were married on May 27, 1934.
  • Death: William A Riha died on January 11, 1992, at age 80, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.

Dorothy Julia Aerts

F, b. February 16, 1914, d. June 13, 1996

Parents

Family: William Anton Samek (b. March 7, 1912, d. May 12, 2002)

Biography

  • Birth: Dorothy Julia Aerts was born on February 16, 1914 in Center, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Marriage: She and William Anton Samek were married on February 25, 1941 in Center, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: Dorothy Julia Aerts died on June 13, 1996, at age 82, in Sioux City, Woodbury Co, Iowa.

William Anton Samek

M, b. March 7, 1912, d. May 12, 2002

Family: Dorothy Julia Aerts (b. February 16, 1914, d. June 13, 1996)

Biography

  • Birth: William Anton Samek was born on March 7, 1912.
  • Marriage: He and Dorothy Julia Aerts were married on February 25, 1941 in Center, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: William Anton Samek died on May 12, 2002, at age 90, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.

Elizabeth May Aerts

F, b. April 18, 1916, d. January 3, 1998

Parents

Family: Arthur Joseph Kosch (b. October 31, 1916, d. February 14, 1999)

Biography

  • Birth: Elizabeth May Aerts was born on April 18, 1916 in Nebraska.
  • Marriage: She and Arthur Joseph Kosch were married on January 5, 1948 in Center, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: Elizabeth May Aerts died on January 3, 1998, at age 81, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.

Arthur Joseph Kosch

M, b. October 31, 1916, d. February 14, 1999

Family: Elizabeth May Aerts (b. April 18, 1916, d. January 3, 1998)

Biography

  • Birth: Arthur Joseph Kosch was born on October 31, 1916 in Bellwood, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Marriage: He and Elizabeth May Aerts were married on January 5, 1948 in Center, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: Arthur Joseph Kosch died on February 14, 1999, at age 82, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.

Theodore Francis Aerts

M, b. October 26, 1917, d. August 16, 1991

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Theodore Francis Aerts was born on October 26, 1917 in Center, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: He died on August 16, 1991, at age 73, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.

Henrietta Christiana Aerts

F, b. October 31, 1920, d. May 6, 1980

Parents

Family: Joseph E Hladky (b. March 18, 1918, d. May 23, 2000)

Biography

  • Birth: Henrietta Christiana Aerts was born on October 31, 1920 in Center, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: She died on May 6, 1980, at age 59, in Omaha, Douglas Co, Nebraska.

Joseph E Hladky

M, b. March 18, 1918, d. May 23, 2000

Family: Henrietta Christiana Aerts (b. October 31, 1920, d. May 6, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph E Hladky was born on March 18, 1918 in Butler County, Nebraska.
  • Death: He died on May 23, 2000, at age 82, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.

Leo Martin Aerts

M, b. October 31, 1920, d. October 4, 2009

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Leo Martin Aerts was born on October 31, 1920.
  • Death: He died on October 4, 2009, at age 88, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.
  • Note: Leo Aerts
    Tuesday, Oct 06, 2009 - 10:47:39 am CDT
    Leo Aerts, 88, of David City died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at David Place in David City.

    He was born Oct. 31, 1920, on the family farm in rural David City to Frank and Mary (Theewen) Aerts. He attended school at the Speedway School in rural Butler County. He married Julia Hilger on Nov. 23, 1943, in David City. They farmed for a short time and Leo was inducted into the U.S. Army, serving for a year and a half, one year in Japan. Following the service, he was parts manager for International Harvester in David City until 1979. He then worked at the Farmers Co-op until retiring. After retirement, he was caretaker of the Butler County Fairgrounds for 13 years.

    He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus for over 60 years and the David City American Legion.

    Survivors include: his wife, Julia of David City; two sons, David Aerts of Kansas City and Richard (Linden) Aerts of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; two daughters, Carol (Jim) Heineman of Falls City and Kathy (John) Davis of Tarkio, Mo.; three sisters, Cecelia Svoboda of Columbus, Helen Riha of David City and Darlene (Leonard) Darnell of Brownsdale, Minn.; a brother, Frank (Mary Ann) Aerts of Columbus; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by an infant brother, two brothers and three sisters, including his twin.

    The funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in David City with the Rev. Bernard Kimminau officiating. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Friday at Kracl Funeral Chapel in David City with the family present from 5-7 p.m. A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5814 and American Legion Post 125 of David City.

William Matthew Aerts

M, b. July 29, 1924, d. September 11, 2001

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: William Matthew Aerts was born on July 29, 1924.
  • Death: He died on September 11, 2001, at age 77, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.

Anna Marie Rutten

F, b. December 30, 1894, d. August 8, 1986

Parents

Family: William Frank Kleve (b. June 29, 1891, d. March 17, 1960)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Marie Rutten was born on December 30, 1894 in Nebraska.
  • Marriage: She and William Frank Kleve were married on November 24, 1919.
  • Death: Anna Marie Rutten died on August 8, 1986, at age 91, in Denver, Denver Co, Colorado.

William Frank Kleve

M, b. June 29, 1891, d. March 17, 1960

Family: Anna Marie Rutten (b. December 30, 1894, d. August 8, 1986)

Biography

  • Birth: William Frank Kleve was born on June 29, 1891 in Nebraska.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Marie Rutten were married on November 24, 1919.
  • Death: William Frank Kleve died on March 17, 1960, at age 68.

Theodore Rutten

M, b. November 11, 1896, d. December 25, 1981

Parents

Family: Elizabeth Pauline Lettellier (b. August 28, 1896, d. August 10, 1990)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodore Rutten was born on November 11, 1896 in Nebraska.
  • Marriage: He and Elizabeth Pauline Lettellier were married on June 1, 1921.
  • Death: Theodore Rutten died on December 25, 1981, at age 85, in David City, Butler Co, Nebraska.

Elizabeth Pauline Lettellier

F, b. August 28, 1896, d. August 10, 1990

Family: Theodore Rutten (b. November 11, 1896, d. December 25, 1981)

Biography

  • Birth: Elizabeth Pauline Lettellier was born on August 28, 1896.
  • Marriage: She and Theodore Rutten were married on June 1, 1921.
  • Death: Elizabeth Pauline Lettellier died on August 10, 1990, at age 93.

Robert F Rutten

M, b. May 26, 1923, d. December 10, 1944

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Robert F Rutten was born on May 26, 1923.
  • Death: He died on December 10, 1944, at age 21, in KIA WWII.

Cecilia O Rutten

F, b. July 25, 1899, d. September 19, 1986

Parents

Family: Walter E Kleve (b. May 1, 1895, d. July 26, 1958)

Biography

  • Birth: Cecilia O Rutten was born on July 25, 1899 in Nebraska.
  • Marriage: She and Walter E Kleve were married on May 14, 1919.
  • Death: Cecilia O Rutten died on September 19, 1986, at age 87, in Hillsboro, Washington Co, Oregon.

Walter E Kleve

M, b. May 1, 1895, d. July 26, 1958

Family: Cecilia O Rutten (b. July 25, 1899, d. September 19, 1986)

Biography

  • Birth: Walter E Kleve was born on May 1, 1895 in Nebraska.
  • Marriage: He and Cecilia O Rutten were married on May 14, 1919.
  • Death: Walter E Kleve died on July 26, 1958, at age 63, in Washington County, Oregon.

John Mathew Rutten

M, b. September 26, 1901, d. March 8, 1938

Parents

Family: Genevieve A Kleve (b. March 16, 1903, d. September 1, 1976)

Biography

  • Birth: John Mathew Rutten was born on September 26, 1901 in Nebraska.
  • Marriage: He and Genevieve A Kleve were married on April 24, 1928.
  • Death: John Mathew Rutten died on March 8, 1938, at age 36, in Cedar Rapids, Boone Co, Nebraska.

Genevieve A Kleve

F, b. March 16, 1903, d. September 1, 1976

Family: John Mathew Rutten (b. September 26, 1901, d. March 8, 1938)

Biography

  • Birth: Genevieve A Kleve was born on March 16, 1903.
  • Marriage: She and John Mathew Rutten were married on April 24, 1928.
  • Death: Genevieve A Kleve died on September 1, 1976, at age 73, in Nebraska.

Laurence Rutten

M, b. October 20, 1903, d. August 1979

Parents

Family: Agnes Merten (b. April 14, 1911, d. May 30, 1988)

Biography

  • Birth: Laurence Rutten was born on October 20, 1903 in Nebraska.
  • Marriage: He and Agnes Merten were married on February 17, 1931.
  • Death: Laurence Rutten died in August 1979, at age 75, in Cedar Rapids, Boone Co, Nebraska.