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Barbara Ostrander

Barbara Ostrander, age 78, of Aurora, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018, at Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln.

Services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Monday, December 31st at the Chapel of Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. Interment will be in the Hampton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 7 P.M. Sunday. Memorials may be made to the family to designate at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Barbara Adline Ostrander, the daughter of Henry Lee and Jennie Lucille (Burnworth) DeLong Sr., was born in Omaha, Nebraska on March 13, 1940 and passed away in Lincoln, Nebraska on December 28, 2018, at the age of 78.

Barbara grew up in Omaha and received her education there. She moved to the Aurora area in 1975, and worked for Lippincott Ind., the Hamilton Manor, Memorial Community Care and Memorial Hospital.

On December 14, 1984, she married Myron Ostrander in Geneva, Nebraska.

Barbara was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include husband, Myron of Aurora; 3 sons, Michael A. (Juana) Davis of Bridgeport, Texas, Roy J. (Darlene) Rouse Jr. of Aurora and LeRoy J. (Mae) Rouse of Round Rock, Texas; daughter, Marie Angela (Jerry) Whiteing of Omaha; 6 step-children, Connie (Dick) Munk of Newport, Gerald E. Ostrander of Aurora, Myra Robinson of Bruning, Tammy (Brad) Beyer of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Nancy (Dane) Rodgers of Noblesville, Indiana and Kay (Wayne) Kugel of Hebron; sister-in-law, Faye DeLong of Omaha; 26 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and other family members and friends.

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