Barbara Ann Heusman
Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Thursday, January 3, 2008 at the
Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice, NE.
Barbara Ann Heusman, 47 years of age, of Beatrice, NE. passed
away unexpectedly at her home Sunday morning, December 30, 2007. She
was born on May 6, 1960 in Orange County, CA. to Paul and Patricia (Baily)
Merritt. She moved to Beatrice from California in 1975, was a 1978
graduate of Beatrice High School, and received an Associates Degree
from Southeast Community College in Beatrice, NE. in 2002. She
enjoyed painting, drawing, writing, cooking, traveling, flowers and
working on the computer. She collected Native American Art, angels
and bears. She especially loved her children and grandchildren, and
was a big Nebraska Football fan.
Survivors include her fianc
William H. Rodabaugh; father Paul Merritt of Vista, CA.; son Benny
H. Heusman and wife Jamie of Beatrice; 2 daughters, Starlene B.
Heusman and special friend Randall Pohlman of Blue Springs, NE. and
Cassandra Parde of Beatrice; 3 grandchildren, Alyssa Heusman, Emily
Bever, and Jasmine Heusman; 4 brothers Paul Merritt of Seymour, MO.,
John Creek and wife Mellissa of Wymore, NE., Terry Creek, and James
Merritt, both of Beatrice; and sister Cora Wotzke of Blue Springs.
She was preceded in death by her mother Patricia Creek; and 2
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M.
Thursday, January 3, 2008 at the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in
Beatrice. Interment will be
in the Wymore Cemetery, Wymore, NE. The body will lie in state
Wednesday from 10-9:00 and on Thursday until the time of the service
at the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel. A memorial has been established
to the family with the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in charge.
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Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice is in charge of the