Sep 08, 2019 12:17 AM

Janet K. Toedtli, 59

Posted Sep 08, 2019 12:17 AM

Janet K. Toedtli, 59, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Box Butte General Hospital.


Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 10 at 2:00 p.m. at Immanuel EV Lutheran Church. The Reverend Richard C. Mueller and Reverend Martin T. Schnare will officiate. Burial will be in the Alliance Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 9 from 1-7 p.m. at the Bates-Gould Funeral Home.

 

Janet K. Toedtli, 59, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Box Butte General Hospital.

She was born December 12, 1959 in Alliance to Harold “Bud” and Betty (Bartels) Wills.

On May 12, 1979 she was united in marriage to Chris Toedtli in Alliance.

Janet is survived by her husband, Chris, her daughter, Elizabeth Toedtli, her sons, Jacob and his wife, Mikala Toedtli and Richard Toedtli, and her 3 grandchildren, Annabelle Lynn, Ridge and Beckett Toedtli all of Alliance. She is also survived by her brothers, Tim (Kim) Wills of Hemingford, Ross (Johana) Wills and Mike (Kim) Wills of Alliance and Bill Wills and fiancée, Candy Contryman of Gering. Her survivors also include her father and mother-in-law, Marvin and Kathy Toedtli of Alliance, her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Jody and Dick Williamson of Fort Worth, TX, Dana and Dan Fredrick of Grand Island, NE and Pat and Annette Toedtli of Orlando, Florida along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.


Janet had been working at PREMA for 10 years as a billing clerk and office manager. Her interests of camping, gardening and bonfires were secondary to the devotion and love she had for her family, especially her 3 grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of Immanuel EV Lutheran Church.


Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 10 at 2:00 p.m. at Immanuel EV Lutheran Church. The Reverend Richard C. Mueller and Reverend Martin T. Schnare will officiate. Burial will be in the Alliance Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 9 from 1-7 p.m. at the Bates-Gould Funeral Home.


Memorials may be given to the Immanuel EV Lutheran Church in Alliance or to the American Cancer Society.


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Dale R. Smock, 84

Dale R Smock, 84 of Scottsbluff, Nebraska passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at his home.

AMemorial Service will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Gering Memorial Chapel with Pastor Ed Hunzeker officiating. A private family inurnment will be at West Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or Regional West Hospice. Online condolences may be left at www.geringchapel.com.


Dale was born on January 16, 1935 in Fairfield, Nebraska to Lester and Octavia (Cook) Smock. He graduated from Gering High School in 1953. Dale married his lifelong sweetheart, Caroline Drumheller, on October 16, 1957 and to this union two children were born Stefani and Stuart.


He entered the U.S. Army in early 1958 serving for 2 years; then recalled for another year of service due to the Berlin Crisis and was Honorably Discharged.

He worked at Swift’s Meatpacking plant for over 15 years. In 1977, Dale founded his own business, Smock Drilling, drilling water wells for more than 30 years. Dale enjoyed his work, working hard to provide for his family.


Restoring vehicles was one of Dale’s favorite hobbies, which included his little red 1941 Ford truck.

He was an avid college football fan, husker fan and also local high school teams.