Kelly Lou Kotschwar, 45, of Moorefield, Nebraska, died January 26, 2022 at CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Royce Rex Corder was welcomed into this world, Sunday, March 2, 1941 in Elwood to Rex and Ardis (Salisbury) Corder and entered his eternal life on Sunday, January 30, 2022 in Kearney. He was raised on the farm south of Elwood. He attended rural school and then attended and graduated from Elwood High School in 1959. After high school he attended and graduated from Hastings College in 1963. He played football in high school and college and after graduating college he became a teacher and coach serving in several Nebraska schools. Moved back to Elwood in 1981 where he worked at Morgan Insurance Agency/ First National Bank then Pinnacle Bank for 26 years. On Wednesday, December 27, 1967 he married Sharon Phillips in Aurora. Royce served on multiple boards including in Elwood: School board, Care Home board, senior center board, and from the Chamber of Commerce help start the Old Fashioned Christmas. He also served on the Regional and General boards of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Board of Trustees of Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Loving husband, father, and papa, Joseph (Joe) Donahue’s love didn’t come to an end with his death. It continues to live inside the hearts of each and every person who had the pleasure to be touched by his friendship, generosity, and passion for life. Joe left this world peacefully on January 13, 2022, but his love and memories live on.
Theda Frazer passed peacefully in her sleep on January 10, 2022. She is pre-deceased by her husband Dr. D.W. Frazer of 54 years and survived by her son, Gary, daughter-in-law Susan, grandsons Cary and Tom and his wife April, and six great grandchildren Jackson, Evan, Ford, Madison, Megan, and Bryson.