Lela M. Frerichs

Aug 14, 2022

Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church or the Franklin Senior Center.


Lela Marie Frerichs was born on February 8th, 1937 to Alfred and Anna (Mazel) Juranek. She departed this life Sunday evening, August 14th, 2022 peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at the Arbor Care Center, Franklin, Nebraska.

Lela grew up on a farm north of...

Robert "Bob" C. Ingram

Aug 5, 2022

Robert (Bob) Calvin Ingram was born at home on March 1, 1930 in Franklin, Nebraska to Calvin C. Ingram and Ardess (Yates) Ingram.  He went to eternal rest on August 5, 2022 at the Central Nebraska Veteran’s Home in Kearney.


He was the second of three boys born to that family. His early years were spent in Franklin. 


Joel Samuel Sweet

Jul 10, 2022


Our Joel Samuel was born on March 18th, 1993 in Omaha, Nebraska to Scott and Karen (Lovewell) Sweet. He was baptized with his brother (Matthew) and father (Scott) on June 16th, 2010 at Franklin United Methodist Church. Joel attended school and graduated from Franklin high in 2012. He also graduated at the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children...

Frank "Bud" Tyler

Jun 19, 2022


Frank M. Tyler "Bud" was born July 16th of 1928 to Walter and Mary C. (Hooley) Tyler. He had one older brother named Walt.

Bud was born and raised on a family ranch in the sand hills of western Nebraska, south of Lakeside.

Bud worked on several different ranches growing up. The one he talked about the most was...

Carl S. Skilling, Jr.

Jun 16, 2022

According to Carl's wishes, direct cremation services were chosen.

Carl was laid to rest by his friends in Maple Grove Cemetery, Bloomington, NE on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

May he rest in peace!

Vera J. Wohleb

May 31, 2022

Funeral services will be streamed live on Hutchins Funeral Home Facebook page.

Memorials may be made in Vera's honor to the Naponee Community Center.

Vera June Schnuerle Wohleb of Scottsbluff, NE was born a mile and a half north of Naponee, NE on Oct 22, 1920 to Lilah (Hattan) and George Schnuerle and passed away at the Regional West Medical...

Judy (Jensen) Wade

May 20, 2022

The family has chosen cremation services.


Judy Arlene Wade, daughter of Billy and Louise (Diener) Jensen, was born November 23, 1963 at Holdrege, Nebraska. She passed from this life Friday, May 20, 2022 at Bergen Mercy Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska. She was 58 years of age.

Judy attended and graduated from Wilcox high school. She worked for many years...

Jessica St. John

May 10, 2022


Jessica L. St. John, 80 of Franklin, died Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at the Veterans Hospital, Grand Island, Nebraska.

She was born November 22, 1941 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She attended high school in Minneapolis, Minnesota graduating in 1960.

After graduating high school Jessica worked for an airline traveling around the world arranging vacation accommodations for travelers. After...

Robert "Bob" Stephens

May 10, 2022


Robert Eugene Stephens was born August 2, 1940 on his family’s farm northwest of Alma, Nebraska to Gilbert and Goldean (Lunberry) Stephens, where he was raised with his two siblings a brother and a sister. He attended and graduated from high school in Huntley, Nebraska. Bob passed away at the age of 81 years at the Good Samaritan Colonial...

Eunice Adam

Apr 17, 2022

Eunice Ann (Fritson) Adam of Franklin died April 17, 2022 in Kearney.  Services will be 10:00am Thursday, April 21st, 2022 at Zion Lutheran Church in Macon with Pastor Marcia Dorn officiating.  Burial will be at Zion Lutheran cemetery in Macon.

Visitation with family will be 6:00pm to 8:00pm Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Hutchins Funeral Home in Franklin. A prayer...

April Schamp

Apr 13, 2022

April's service of remembrance will be live streamed on Hutchins Funeral Home Facebook page.

April Nicole Schamp 27 of the Gibbon area passed away April 13th, 2022. Service will be held April 23, 2022 at 11am at Franklin Congregational Church with Pastor Jay Towell officiating. Visitation with family will be from 6-8pm Friday April 22, 2022 at...

Evelyn Grabast

Apr 5, 2022

Family will not be present during the viewing at the funeral home. The casket will remain closed at the church Monday.

Funeral services will be live streamed on Hutchins Funeral Home Facebook page.

Evelyn Joyce (Hollis) Grabast was born November 21, 1939 in Clarinda, Iowa to Ora and Faye (Meyers) Hollis. She passed away on...

Gary Frerichs

Mar 21, 2022

Gary Leroy Frerichs, 67, rural Hildreth was born June 13, 1954 at the Franklin Memorial Hospital to Edwin J. and Evonne “Bonnie” Frerichs. He passed from this life Monday, March 21, 2022.

Gary was baptized at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church north of Bloomington. He was confirmed in his faith at Grace Lutheran Church, Franklin, by Pastor Ernstmeyer....

Betty Wistrand

Mar 18, 2022

Betty Wistrand, 96, passed away Friday, March 18th, 2022 at the Arbor Care Center, Franklin, Nebraska. She was born October 17, 1925 to Leo and Nellie (Hodges) Lucas in Dearing, Kansas.

Adventure came early in Betty’s life moving to Alaska and living in a log cabin where her dad worked for the Fish & Wildlife Service. She...

Robert Crouse

Mar 16, 2022

Bob Crouse, a resident of Franklin, Nebraska, passed away on March 16, 2022 at his home with family present. Bob was born January 14, 1941, and raised in Bloomington. After graduating high school, he joined the US Navy and was honorably discharged in 1964.

After the Navy, he returned to Bloomington and worked building the Harlan County...

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