Oct 08, 2019 5:09 PM

Madlyn Vera Helen Fritschie (1961 - 2019)

Posted Oct 08, 2019 5:09 PM

Madlyn Vera Helen Fritschie passed away October 1st, 2019 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska of natural causes. She was born September 19, 1961 at Lutheran Trinity in Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm, Friday October 4, 2019 at Christ the King located at 18th & N Street, Gering, Nebraska 69341. Services will be officiated by Father Mike McDonald. Burial will follow at Westlawn Cemetery, Gering, Nebraska. Online condolences may be left at www.dugankramer.com


Madlyn Fritschie was born to Larry and Maxy Fritschie. She attended and graduated from Gering High School. Madlyn is preceded in death by her Mother, Maxy Fritschie and her brother, James Fritschie. She is survived by her Father, Larry Fritschie and her sister, Michele Fritschie Stuart, nephews Tyler Stuart, Corey Stuart, Andrew Fritschie, Larry Fritschie, Robert Fritschie; nieces Nicole Baker, Stephanie Fritschie as well as her sister-in-law Beth Fritschie; and numerous great-nephews and nieces. Madlyn was a lifetime resident of Gering / Scottsbluff. Anyone who knew Madlyn, knows she had an enormous heart that reached out to so many people. She loved animals, loved her family and always tried to help those around her. She proudly sponsored two children, one from Sri Lanka and one in the Philippines. When teased about how she loved to wear bright colors, she replied: Raspberry… Raspberry is my favorite color. Forever, raspberries will always remind us of Madlyn.

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Jene Wood (1943 - 2019)

Funeral Services for Jene Wood, age 76 of Minatare, who died October 5, 2019, at Heritage Estates, will be October 11, 2019, at 1:30pm, at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel with Don Mathis officiating and burial at East Lawn Cemetery. A memorial has been established to the family to be determined at a later date. Condolences may be left at www.dugankramer.com


Jene was born August 27, 1943 in Scottsbluff to Lester and Esther Welsh. She received her early education in various schools, graduating from Melbeta High School in 1961. She married Stephen Wood Sr. on September 23, 1965 at Kimball, and they made their home in Minatare. She worked at RWMC for over thirty years taking care of babies, and then was an in home care provider.


Survivors include son, Stephen (Kim) Wood of North Platte; daughter, Barbara Andrew of Morrill; daughter, Carrie Wood of Colorado; son, Fred (Kristi Edwards) Wood of Scottsbluff; grandchildren, Kristi (Tyler) Harpham, Nate Andrew, Shalea (Zach) Wood-Akers, Tiffanie and Spencer Wood; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by parents; brothers, Gerald and Jim Welsh; sister, Jane Welsh; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; nephew Gary Welsh; sister-in-law, Janice Welsh; Grandparents; fiancé, Chuck; and beloved poodle, Gigi.