David Lee Lyman, age 70, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and formerly of Omaha, Nebraska, passed away March 30, 2018.
David had worked as a computer programmer for MA Bell Co.
Obituary and further information at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/lincoln-ne/david-lyman-7808402
Leona S. Jensen, age 89, of Newell, Iowa, passed away April 15, 2018.
Leona was employed by Northwestern Bell Telephone in Storm Lake, Spencer and Sioux City from December 1947 to January 1984.
Obituary and further information at The Storm Lake Pilot Trubune: https://www.stormlakepilottribune.com/story/2505653.html
Also at Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home: http://www.fratzkejensen.com/obituaries/Leona-Jensen/#!/Obituary
Norma J. Janulewicz, age 83, of Loup City, Nebraska, passed away April 14, 2018.
Norma had a 38 year career with the telephone company, starting with Northwestern Bell in Omaha and the remaining years in Grand Island.
Obituary and further information at Peters Funeral Home: http://www.petersfuneralhome.net/obituaries/Norma-Janulewicz/#!/Obituary
Raymond “Mert” Walter Bjorkquist, age 77, of Hermantown, Minnesota, passed away April 13, 2018.
Mert worked for Northwestern Bell, retiring after 30 years in 1998.
Obituary and further information at Sunrise Funeral Home: http://www.sunrisefuneralhomeandcemetery.com/obituaries/Raymond-Mert-Bjorkquist/#!/Obituary
Eugene “Gene” Renner, age 83, of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, passed away April 13, 2018.
Gene’s work with AT&T took him first to Minot, ND. A transfer in 1962 with Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. brought Gene and his family to Rochester, MN. A teaching position with NW Bell moved the family to New Hope, MN for the next 3 years. In 1972, a job offer of Central Office Supervisor with NW Bell moved the family to Grand Rapids, MN. There, Gene and Lenice achieved their goal of raising a family in a small northern Minnesota town. After 31 years, he retired from Qwest Communications, at age 55.
Obituary and further information at Rowe Funeral Home: http://www.rowefuneralhomeandcrematory.com/obituary/eugene-gene-renner
Bonnie Redden, age 76, of Rapid City, South Dakota, passed away March 15, 2018.
Bonnie was a member of the AUSWR. Further work history was unavailable.
Obituary and further information at Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home: https://www.behrenswilson.com/obituaries/bonnie-lee-redden/1354/
Francis Eugene Weniger, age 93, of Sioux Falls and previously of Yankton, South Dakota, passed away April 11, 2018.
After returning home from WWI, he met and married Edith Arlene Stone of White Lake SD. They moved to Yankton and both worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone. “Fran and Arlene” moved with “Ma Bell” to Sioux Falls in the 1970s, where they made many new friends, and finished their careers with the telephone company. They were both charter members of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Obituary and further information at Heritage Funeral Home: http://www.heritagesfsd.com/obitlink?obit_id=2092748