Obituaries

Mary A. Kravcisin

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Mary A. Kravcisin, age 90 of Mullen, NE, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Pioneer Memorial Rest Home. Funeral Services are on Saturday, November 25th at 11:00 am MT at the United Methodist Church in Mullen. Burial at Dry Valley Cemetery North of Mullen.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tara Bettelyoun

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Tara Bettelyoun, age 32 of Norris, SD, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 25th at Tiwahe Ed Wacikiyapi in Norris,  Burial is at St. Paul Cemetery in Norris. Survivors include: Husband- Phillip Black Bear, Sr. Children- Jacey Jo, Phillip Jr., Rowdy, Kyra, River, Owen, Jasmine, Drake and Kimimila. Parents- Sheila Allard and Alvin Bettelyoun, Sr. Siblings- Myriah, Michael & Deana.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Howard 'Yaki' Sharp Butte, Jr.

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Howard ‘Yaki’ Sharp Butte, Jr., age 54 of White River, SD, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 27th at the Horse Creek Community Hall, Horse Creek, SD. Burial is at White River Cemetery. Survivors include: Sisters- Lori Sharp Butte-Bordeaux, Winifred Chasing Horse, Rebecca Sharp Butte and Sylvia Sharp Butte-Rivers. Children- Aaron, Michael and Barbara Jo.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

David C. Croghan

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David C. Croghan, age 63 of Bassett, NE, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, NE. Funeral Services are on Monday, November 20th at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in  the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include: Son- Jason Croghan of Rapid City, SD. Sister- Juli Brown of Colome, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home in Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.

James C. Davenport

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James C. Davenport, age 83 of Arnold, NE, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Callaway District Hospital. Funeral Service is at 10:30 am on thursday, November 16th at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Arnold, Burial is in the Arnold Cemetery.

Arnold Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gene L. Davis

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Gene L. Davis, age 77 of Hyannis, NE, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 at Rapid City, SD. Funeral Services are on Thursday, November 16th at the Congregational Hyannis Church at 11:00 am. Burial is in the Hyannis Cemetery.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Janet Four Horns

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Janet Four Horns, age 55, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 10th at He Dog Community Hall in He Dog, SD. Burial at St. Patrick Cemetery in Old He Dog, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Pete Spotted War Bonnett

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Pete Spotted War Bonnett, age 62 of Stockton, CA, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, November 10th at Digmann Hall in St. Francis, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Wife- Sonia of Stockton, CA. Daughter- Patricia Dominguez of Lincoln, NE. Sisters- Darlene Big Crow, Bernice Night Shield and Gina Spotted War Bonett. Brother- Roy Spotted War Bonnett.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Myron "Buffalo" Beauvais, Sr.

Myron “Buffalo” Beauvais, Sr., passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 in rapid City, SD. Funeral Service4 is at 10:30 am on Saturday, November 11th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Sharon Brown

Funeral Services for Sharon Brown of North Platte, NE, are on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in North Platte. Burial at a later date.

Adams & Swanson Funeral Home of North Platte is in charge of the cremation.

Melvin Schubauer

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Melvin Schubauer, age 91 of Rapid City, SD, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Rapid City. Funeral Service is the Cathedral Church in Rapid City at 11:30 am MT on Thursday, November 9th. Burial is at the Black Hills National Cemetery. Survivors include: Wife- Inez. Sons- David Schubauer of Rapid City, SD, Dale Schubauer of Rapid City, SD and Duane Schubauer of Rapid City, SD. Daughter- Dianne Hohn of Sioux Falls, SD. Sister- Monica Francke of Valentine, NE. Brother- Greg Shubauer of Valentine, NE.

Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert "Bob" Roundy

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Funeral Service for Robert “Bob” Roundy, age 90 of Whitney, TX and formerly of Valentine, NE, are on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 11:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mr. Roundy passed away on Saturday, November 4th in Whitney, TX. Survivors include: Son Bob of Whitney, TX. Daughter- Sandra Rae Chandler of Springfield, MO. Brother- Francis of Crossdale, TN.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Bonnie Graeff

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Mass of Christian Burial for Bonnie Graeff, age 78 of Valentine, NE, is on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Graeff passed away on Friday, November 3rd at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughter- Candice Fisher of WY. Son- Randy of Valentine, NE. Sisters- Myrtle Hill of WY and Georgia Adams of Valentine, NE. Brother- Time Hale of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert Lee Morton

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Private Family Memorial Services for Robert Lee Morton, age 55 of Bassett, NE, are to be at a later date. Robert Morton passed away on thursday, Novemter 2, 2017 at his home in Bassett. Survivors include: Children- Elizabeth Kadavy of Lincoln, NE, Melissa Arps of Lincoln, NE and Spenser Morton of Lincoln, NE. Parents- Jerry and Mary Morton of Bassett, NE. Brother- Ted Morton of Bassett, NE. Sister- Roxanne Larson of Pittsburg, PA.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Elsie Hazen

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Elsie Hazen, age 83 of Butte, NE and formerly of Brownlee, NE, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017 in Stuart, NE. Funeral Services are on Monday, November 6th at 1:00 pm at the Bethel Assembly of God Church in Thedford, NE. Burial is in the Brownlee Cemetery. Survivors include: Husband- James Hazen of Stuart, NE. Sons- Steven Hazen of Scotts Valley, CA, David Hazen of Rapid City, SD, Thomas Hazen of Spring Hill, KS and Timothy Hazen of Butte, NE. Daughters- Shirley Saueressig of Butte, NE and Nancy Byrd of Brownlee, NE. Brother- Thomas Howell of Valentine, NE.

Govier Brothers of Broken Bow is in charge of the arrangements.

Michelle Daugherty-Whited

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Michelle Daugherty-Whited, age 49 of Meeker, CO, passed away at her home on Sunday, October 19, 2017. A Memorial Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 4th at the Crossroads Assembly of God Church in Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Children- Cody Futch, Shantel Whited and Kayla Whited. Mother- Suzie Holderness. Brothers- Rod, Steve, Fred, Gregg, Jack, Chuck, Roger, Tim and Darrell Daugherty. Sisters Jean Daugherty and Joan Kappers.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine, NE is in charge of the arrangements.

Kahlani Leading Fighter

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Kahlani Leading Fighter, age 11 weeks, passed away Friday, October 27, 2017. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Thursday, November 2nd at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at Halligan Family Cemetery southwest of Mission. Survivors include: Parents- Jay’Lene His Law and Jacob Leading Fighter.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine, NE is in charge of the arrangements.

Willard (Doug) Phipps

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Willard (Doug) Phipps, age 88 of Mullen, NE, passed away on October 29, 2017 at Pioneer Memorial Rest Home. Memorial Services are on Friday, November 3rd at the United Methodist Church in Mullen at 10:00 am. Burial services are at the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery in Alliance, NE at 3:00 pm. Survivors include: Wife- Alice. Children- Deb Arends of Elwood, NE, Bev Sestak of Bridgeport, NE and Bill Phipps of Kearney, NE.

Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow, NE is in charge of the arrangements.

Velma Reifel

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Velma Reifel, age 79 of Okreek, SD, passed away in Winner, SD on Monday, October 23, 2017. funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on  Friday, October 27th at the Okreek School Gym. Burial at Calvary Episcopal Cemetery in Okreek. Survivors include: Children- DeWayne Reifel, Lori Kindle, James ‘JD’ Reifel, Tino De Noyer, Steve DeNoyer Jr., Jude War Bonnett, Milani Night Pipe and Barb Reifel. Siblings- Geri Night Pipe, Gerald Night Pipe, Diana Flood and Lorraine DeNoyer.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine, NE is in charge of the arrangements.

Kenny Krogman

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Kenny Krogman, age 70, of Wood, SD, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017. Memorial Service is 2:00 PM Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the White River Event Center in White River. Burial will be held at a later date.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Richard Edwards

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Richard Edwards, age 49 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, October 27th at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include: Son Samuel Edwards. Mother- Patricia Left Hand Bull. Siblings- Marie Edwards, Wilson DeNoyer III, Cecelia Edwards, John Edwards, Catherine Edwards, Christine Little Hoop and Anthony Little Hoop, Jr.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

JoLynn Buck

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Funeral Services for JoLynn Buck, age 42 of St. Edward, NE, are on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial isin the Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine, NE. JoLynn Buck passed away on Wednesday, October 18th at the Cloverlodge Care Center in St. Edward. Survivors include: Husband- Wes Buck of Albion, EN. Daughters- Rachel Dearmont of Rose, NE and Haley Lynn Buck of Albion, NE. Son- Josh Zeigler of Ainsworth, NE. Step Children- John Buck of Albion, NE and Kim Buck of Albion, NE. Brothers- Shawn Wheeler of Ainsworth, NE and Gerdan Wheeler of Iowa. Sisters- Cheryl Miller of Norfolk, NE, Roberta Wheeler of Norfolk, NE, Pamela Peregoy of Holyoke, CO, Kim Koch of Ord, NE and Misty Ryman of Ord, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Joanne Reese

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Joanne Reese, age 91 of Valentine, NE, passed away at the Cherry County Hospital on October 19, 2017. Funeral is on Tuesday, October 24th at 11:00 am at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine. Burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Son – Richard Reese of Valentine, NE.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Irma L. Frederickson

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Funeral Services for Irma L. Frederickson, age 93 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:00 am at the St. Pius X Catholic Church i Ainsworth. Burial is at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Irma Frederickson passed away on Wednesday, October 18th at the Sandhills Car Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Jimmy Frederickson of Las Vegas, NV, Dan Frederickson of Ainsworth, NE and Jeff Frederickson of Ainsworth, NE. Daughter- Peggy Ford of Scottsbluff, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Shirley Ann (McCloughan) Vontz

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Shirley Ann (McCloughan) Vontz, age 75, formerly of the Valentine area, passed away October 6, 2017.

A memorial service will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in McCook, NE on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

Survivors include: daughters Marci Vontz-Lewis of York, NE and LeeAnn Hampton of Lincoln, NE, sister-in-law Nadda McCloughan of Valentine, NE and brother and sister-in-law Steve and Bethine Vontz of McCook, NE.

Aspen After Care is in charge of the service arrangements.

 

Patrick James Hogan

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Patrick James Hogan, age 80, of Pender, NE passed awawy November 11, 2016 in Apache Junction, AZ. Celebration of Life service on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.  at Valentine Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include: brothers Thomas, Arthur, and Charles Hogan, and daughters Kathleen Hogan and Patricia Overley.

 

Sonny White

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Sonny White, age 28, died October 3rd.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on October 18th. Burial will be at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis.

Survivors include: children Canden Metcalf and Kyson and Kynleigh White, parents John White and Stephanie Bordeaux, sister Lisa Long Crow, and brother Jonathan, Tommy and Kevin.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the service arrangements.

Jean Mathiesen

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Jean Mathiesen, age 93 of Valentine, passed away October 9, 2017 in Valentine. Funeral service is at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Survivors include: Son – Tom of Wallace, NE, Daughter – Jill Schroeder of Grand Junction, CO.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the service arrangements.

 

Ophelia Two Strike

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Ophelia Two Strike, age 73 of old Two Strike Community, passed away at her home on October 7th.

Funeral is at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the Upper Cut Meat Community Hall. Burial will be at White Horse Cemetery, Upper Cut Meat.

Survivors include: son Orville Kills In Sight, stepchildren Twila Moran, Rose Stenstrom, and Elroy Two Strike, and sisters Caroline Elk Looks Back and Cordelia Little Thunder.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the service arrangements.

 

Brenda Sitting Bear

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Breanda Sitting Bear, age 57 of Rosebud, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on October 7th.

Funeral is at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017, at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebudy, SD. Burial will be at a later date at the Spotted Tail Cemetery in Rosebud, SD and the Holy Faith Cemetery in Bloomfield, NE.

Survivors include: mother Gloria Sitting Bear, siblings Marlene Traversie, Joyce Davis, Anthony and John Sitting Bear, and JoAnn, Collette, and Leroy Sitting Bear, Jr.

Holmes Funeral Homes is in charge of the service arrangements.

 

David Gerry, Jr.

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David Gerry, Jr., age 80, passed away at Rapid City, SD on October 5th.

Funeral is at :00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Ben Looking White Memorial Hall. Burial will be at St. Paul Episcopal Cemetery in Norris, SD.

Surivors include: children Jane Peterson, Floyd Gerry, and Anna Eagle Bear, brother Norman Gerry, and sister Marcia Gustafson.

Holmes Fuenral Home is in charge of the service arrangements.

 

Lois M. Adams

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Graveside services for Lois M. Adams, age 81, of Chadron, Nebraska and formerly of Cody, is on Monday, October 16, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Cody, Nebraska. Mrs. Adams passed away on October 7, 2017 in Hay Springs, Nebraska.

Rosary for Lois Adams will be on Sunday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. MT at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nenzel.

Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of service arrangements.

Selena Medicine Eagle

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Funeral service for Selena Medicine Eagle, age 4 is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD. Burial will follow at Little Soldier Cemetery in Old Ring Thunder, SD.

Survivors include: Mother – Alice Medicine Eagle, Father – Darius Emery, Siblings: Sadie Emery, Alex Emery, Luna Medicine Eagle and Sky Medicine Eagle.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements.

Roger Emery

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Funeral service for Roger Emery, age 76 is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD. Burial will follow at Little Soldier Cemetery in Old Ring Thunder, SD.

Survivors include: Wife – Lori Jones, Son – Darius Emery, Daughter – Samira Jones, and Siblings – Wilson “Boots” Emery, Carolyn “Pie” Richards, Eileen “Toonie” Lunderman and William “Bill” Emery.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements.

Richard "Rick" Faubion

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Funeral service for Richard “Rick” Faubion, age 63 of Winner, SD, is Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Winner. Burial will follow in the Winner City Cemetery.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements.

Mary Ann Mintle

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Funeral service for Mary Ann Mintle, age 78 of Thedford, will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Bethel Assembly of God Church in Thedford, NE. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.

 

Arnold & Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements.

Eldon Cozad

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Funeral service for Eldon Cozad, age 97 of Valentine, will be held on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Wood Lake Union Church in Wood Lake, NE. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake. Mr. Cozad passed away on October 3, 2017 at Pine View in Valentine.

Survivors include: Son – Jim Cozad of Valentine.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of service arrangements.

Joseph Lance, Sr.

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Joseph Lance, Sr., age 81 of St. Francis, passed away October 2, 2017. Funeral service will be Friday, October 6, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Rosebud Community Building.

Survivors include: Children – Ronald Lance, Jolene Rodger, Roulene Lance, Josephine Mack and Roselene Lance.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements.

Lois M. Randall

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Lois M. Randall, age 94, formerly of Valentine, passed away on August 14, 2017 in Anthem, Arizona. A memorial celebration of Lois’ life is planned for Monday, October 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Crossroads Assembly in Valentine.

Survivors include: Sister- Vanita West, of Colorado Springs, CO, Children- Dr. Robert Randall of Atkinson, NE, Judy Millsap of Anthem, AZ, and Tom Randall of Blair, NE.

Amanda Rose Bear Heels

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Funeral service for Amanda Rose Bear Heels, age 26 is on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Saint Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis, SD. Wakes are Thursday and Friday, October 5 and 6 at Digmann Hall in St. Francis, SD. Amanda Rose Bear Heels passed away October 2, 2017.. Survivors include: Children- Dyreese Spotted Elk, Darsean White and Misun Bear Heels, Mother- Andrette Spotted Elk, Father- Patrick Bear Heels, and Siblings- Josephine Spotted Elk, Nathan Mondragon, Cyrus Stone, Ivanna Bear Heels Crow Eagle, Dustin Bear Heels, Taylor Bear Heels Herman, Kyle Bear Heels, Pete Bear Heels.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Connie VanAuken

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Memorial service for Connie VanAuken, age 54 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 11:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. No visitation will be held. Mrs. VanAuken passed away on Saturday, September 30th in Valentine. Survivors include: Children- Brandon Kelly, Brian Wharton, Levi Hollenbeck and Amanda VanAuken. Mother- Myrna Flynn. Sisters- Deb Kelly and Christine Sherman.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Merlin Scholtes

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Mass of Christian Burial for Merlin Scholtes, age 82 of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10:00 am MT at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nenzel, NE. Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Mr. Scholtes passed away on Sunday, October 1st in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Kathleen Scholtes of Valentine, NE. Sister- Gayleen Lucas of California.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Esther Lucille Boots

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Esther Lucille Boots, age 97 of Ashby, NE, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Alliance, NE. Funeral Service is on Monday, October 2nd at 11:00 am at the Ashby Congregational Church in Ashby, NE. Burial is at the Hyannis Cemetery in Hyannis, NE. Survivors include: Sons- Richard Boots of Mullen, NE and Rodney Boots of Ashby, NE. Daughter- Ellen White of Ashby, NE.

Bates-Gould Funeral Home in Alliance is in charge of the arrangements.

Thomas J. Lutz

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Graveside Memorial Services  with Military Honors for Thomas J. Lutz, age 90 of Bassett, NE, are on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 200:00 pm in the Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine, NE. Tom Lutz passed away Saturday, September 30th at the Linden Court Nursing Home in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Children- Mike Lutz of North Platte, NE, Kathy Johnson of Tuscon, AZ, Joel Lutz of Bassett, NE, Diana Shaul Brighton, CO, Bobbi Coleman of Bassett, NE and Sherri VanDiest of North Platte, NE. Brother- Edwin Lutz of Sioux Falls, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Elsie Fowler

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Elsie Fowler, age 67 of Valentine passed away on September 28th in North Platte.  Funeral services are Tuesday, October 3, at 11:00 AM at the United Methodist Church in Valentine.  Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine.

Survivors include husband, Gary, son Courtney, and daughter Lori Lurz, all of Valentine.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Twilla J. Lehn

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Twilla J. Lehn, age 89, of Lincoln, Nebraska, formerly of Ainsworth, passed away Friday, September 29 at the Sumner Place Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitaion in Lincoln.  Graveside services are Monday, October 2, 2017 at 2 PM at Ainsworth Cemetery.  There is no visitation.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Joyce Lehn of Lincoln and Janiece Garrard of Plover, Iowa.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Jesse Barrera

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Jesse Barerra, age 70 of White River, SD, passed awa at his home. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Horse Creek Community Hall, Horse Creek, SD. Private family burial at a later date at White River Cemetery. Survivors include: Son- Nicholas Barrera. Siblings- Anthony Barrera, Sylvia Barrera, Nick Barrera, Mary DeLaCruz and Maria Barrera.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Devona Marshall

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Davona Marshall, age 92 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sious Falls, SD on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 30th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission. Burial at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Peter Leading Horse

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Peter Leading Horse, age 82, passed away at the Care Center in Centerville, SD on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, September 29th at the Veteran’s Building i Rosebud, SD. Private inurnment at a later date at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Sidney Wright, Sr.

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Sidney Wright, Sr., age 51 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, September 29th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission. Inurnment to be at a later date at the Wright Family Cemetery.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Shamus Hartgrave

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Memorial Services for Shaus Hartgrave, age 42 of Bassett, NE, are on Tuesday, September 26, 2017at 2:30 pm at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Private family inurnment to be held at a later date at the Belmont family ranch. Shamus Hartgrave passed away on Thursday, September 21st at the West Holt Memorial Hospital in Atkinson, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Sonya Hartgrave of Bassett, NE. Parents- John & Mary Ann Hartgrave of Alliance, NE. Sister- Adeline Hartgrave of Alliance, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy Darnell

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Funeral Service for Dorothy Darnell, age 88 of Lincoln, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Darnell passed away on Thursday, September 21st in Lincoln. Survivors include: Sons- Ronn of Hobbs, NM, Lynn of Strafford, NH and Gene of Cheyenne, WY. Brothers- Harlan Bourne of Las Cruces, NM and Don Bourne of Casa Grande, AZ.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Clinton Bachelor

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Funeral Service for Clinton Bachelor, age 84 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 11:00 am at the United MEthodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mr. Bachelor passed away on Saturday, September 23rd at the Cherry County Hospital. Survivors include: Wife Edith. Son- Jack. Daughter- Janet Moon. Brother- Richard.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Shirley J. Farley

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Shirley J. Farley, age 77 of Hershey, NE and formerly of the Valentine, NE area, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Denver Hospice Care Center. Services are at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 234rd at Carpenter Memorial Chapel of North Platte, NE. Graveside services are at 3:00 pm in Valentine at Mount Hope Cemetery. Survivors include: Children- Angela Eandi and JoAnn Shotkoski. Brother- Frank Keller.

Carpenter Memorial Chapel of North Platte is in charge of the arrangements. 308-534-6480

Robert "Bob" Gough

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Robert “Bob” Gough, age 67 of Mission, SD, passed away in Mission, SD on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, September 22nd at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission. Cremation in Rapid City, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Phyllis White Shield of White River, SD. Children- Young Shorttail, Joe Black, Lynn Colombe and Lisa Colombe. Sister- Lynne Antol of New Jersey.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Arliss Jeannine Connot

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Arliss Jeannine Connot, age 77, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in Sun City, AZ. A Memorial Mass is on Saturday, September 23rd at 10:00 am at St. Joachim and St. Anne Catholic Church in Sun City, AZ. Survivors include: Husband- John Connot of AZ. Children- Kevin Connot of CA, Shawn Kerby of CO, Darla Connot of AZ and Scott Connot of AZ. Brother- Llewellyn Markus. Sisters- Verona Logterman, Jerean Walkling and Neva Asher.

Menke Funeral Home f Arizona is in charge of the service arrangements. 623-979-6451

RuthAnn "Kitty" Hagen

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RuthAnn “Kitty” Hagen, age 76 of Ainsworth, NE, passed away at the Brown County Hospital on September 17, 2017. Funeral Service is on Saturday, September 23rd at 10:30 am at Ainsworth United Methodist Church. Committal Service is at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 24th at the Sisseton Cemetery in Sisseton, SD. Survivors include: Husband- Fred Hagen of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Julie Murphy of Ainsworth, NE, Paul Hagen of Ainsworth, NE and Emmy Fiala of Aurora, NE. Brother- Danny Wall of Salt Lake City, UT.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Mercedes F. Johnson

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Funeral Services for Mercedes F. Johnson, age 95 of Johnstown, NE, are on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. NE with burial in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Mercedes Johnson passed away Saturday, September 16th at York General Hearthstone in York, NE. Survivors include: Sons- Harold Johnson, Jr. of Stillwater, OK, Blaine Johnson of York, NE and Duane Johnson of Johnstown, NE. Daughter- Diane Johnson of Ft. Calhoun, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

James O. "Jim" Harlan

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Funeral Services for James O. “Jim” Harlan, age 84 for Bassett, NE, are on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Bassett United Methodist Church with Military Honors. Cremation to follow and a private family inurnment on the family ranch northeast of Bassett. Jim Harlan passed away on Friday, September 15th at the Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Nancy Harlan of Bassett, NE. Children- Kim Tehranipour of Ypailanti, MI, Ward Harlan of Bassett, NE and Kay Geshwender of Omaha, NE. Siblings- Alta Simons of Woodburn, OR and Violet Sullivan of Estacada, OR.

Hoch Funeral Home in Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.

Arlene Bordeaux

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Arlene Brodeaux, age 74, passed away Friday, September 8, 2017 in Watertown, SD. Funeral Service is at 10.:00 am on Thursday, September 14th at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include: Children- Damon, April, Renee, Danny & Nichole. Sisters- Virginia, Elvira and Bernadette. Brothers- Anthony, Vernon & Bruce.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Kali Ann Dilsaver

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Kali Ann Dilsaver, age 2 of Atkinson, NE, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine, NE. Funeral Services are at 10:30 am on Thursday, September 14th at the First Reformed Church in Platte, SD and at 11:30 am on Friday, September 15th at the First Presbyterian Church in Atkinson, NE. Burial to follow at Woodlawn Cemtery in Atkinson. Survivors include: Mom- Kara Haushild of Atkinson, NE. Dad- Avery Dilsaver of O’Neill, NE. Brother- Logan Dilsaver of Atkinson, NE. Half-sisters- Ava and Emily. Half-brother- Mason.

Mount Funeral Home of Platte, SD and Seger Funeral Home of Atkinson, NE are in charge of the arrangements.

 

Lavern Looking Cloud, Sr.

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Lavern Looking Cloud, Sr., age 69, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 16th at the Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission, SD. Burial is at 2:30 pm MT on Monday, September 18th at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Lyndall Black Bear. Children- Lavern Eric Looking Cloud, Jr., Leah Looking Cloud, Gloria  Tobacco and Carmen Tobacco. Brothers- Stan Wooden Knife and Dale Wooden Knife. Sister- Karen Leneaugh.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Gene A. Schlueter

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Memorial Servcices for Gene A. Schlueter, age 77 of Wood Lake, NE, are on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth, NE. A private family inurnment will predede the memorial service in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Gene Schlueter passed away on Sunday, September 10th in his home south of Wood Lake. Survivors include: Wife- Marianne of Wood Lake, NE. Children- Lori Vonheeder of Sioux City, IA, Brad Schlueter of Wood Lake, NE and Todd Schlueter of Blair, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Archie Little

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Archie Little, age 74, passed away at White River Healthcare Center on Friday, September 8, 2017. Funeral Service is at 12 Noon on Wednesday, September 13th at Spring Creek Community Hall in Spring Creek, SD. Burial at St. Patrick Cemetery i Spring Creek.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Harry Joseph Spall

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Harry Joseph Spall, age 55 of Grand Prairie, TX and formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in Arlington, TX. Survivors include: Wife- Melissa Grounds Spall. Children- Angel Tony Vera, Angel Kendrick, John Ross Spall and Gregory Joe Spall. Siblings- Cheryl Watts, Mar Jo Huey, Rick Howell, Allen Spall, Lori Riewe, Eric Stephen, Michael Stephen, Tom Stephen, Pelissa Philben and Mitchell Philben. A Memorial Service is on Sunday, September 17th at 1:30 pm at the Niobrara Lodge in Valentine.

 

Elmer R. Sharp

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Funeral Services for Elmer R. Sharp, age 91 of Long Pine, NE, are on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:00 am at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial with Military Honors to follow in the Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine. Elmer Sharp passed away Thursday, September 7th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Daughters- Kristi Ryan of Grand Island, Susan Sharp of Colorado and Sheila McAuliffe of Colorado. Stepson- Tom Seadore of Las Vegas, NV. Sister- Lillie Spiker of Thornton, CO.

Hoch Funeral Home of Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Albinaye Kira Blacksmith

newborn infant

Albinaye Kira Blacksmith, newborn infant daughter of Albert Blacksmith and Sherri Hawkman. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Holy Innocents Church in Parmelee, SD. Burial in Holy Innocents Cemetery. survivors include: Parents- Albert Blacksmith and Sherri Hawkman. Siblings- Kendall, Leon, Latrell, Trissa, Maxxn, Dayeon, Cora and Layah Blacksmith.

Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

William Hart, Sr.

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William Hart, Sr., age 64 of Mission, SD, passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 11th at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial at St. Mark’s Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Children- Brian Hart, Ladonna Chavez, Alyce Rose Hart, William Hart, Jr. and Tony Ponca. Siblings- Lora Reifel, Joe Arroyo and Irma Shot.

Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Helen Donovan

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Helen Donovan, age 85 of Valentine, NE, passed away in Lincoln, NE on Sunday, September 3. 2017. Funeral mass is at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 9th at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial at Mount Hope Cemeter in Valentine. Survivors include: Children- Kevin, Mark, Mary, Colleen and Shawn.

Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Emma McKee

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Memorial Service for Emma McKee, age 96 of White River, SD, is on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Community Event Center in White River. Burial to follow at the White River Cemetery. Mrs. McKee passed away on Tuesday, August 29th at the Winner Regional Nursing Home in Winner, SD. Survivors include: Sons-Dale of Black Hawk, SD and Bruce of Sioux Falls, SD. Daughter- Sandy Green of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Lyle J. "Jack" Jones

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Graveside Services with Military Honors for Lyle J. “Jack” Jones, age 93 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturdaay, September 9, 2017 at 10:30 am in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Jack Jones passed away Sunday, September 3rd in the Norfolk Veterans’ Home, Norfolk NE. Survivors include: Children- Sandra Clapper of Johnstown, NE, Gary Jones of Ainsworth, NE and Sue Porter of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Wanda Sazama

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Funeral Service for Wanda Sazama, age 83 of Mission, SD, is on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 10.00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine, NE. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Sazama passed away on Wednesday, August 30th at her home east of Mission. Survivors include: Husband- John. Son- Jerry. Daughters- Cheryl Andrie and Cindy Buchanan. Sisters- Marilyn, Eunice and Judy.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Lucille Guerue

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Lucille Guerue, age 69 of Brookings, SD, passed awat at her home on Monday, August 28, 2017. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Monday, September 4th at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial at White Horse Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Children- Russell Guerue, Ramona Charbonneaux, Douglas Guerue, Joseph Guerue, Paul Guerue, Mark Guerue, Gloria Guerue, Carol Provincial and Bob Guerue.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Elmer W. Andersden

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Memorial Services for Elmer W. Andersen, age 99 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial with Military Honors to follow at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Elmer Andersen passed away on Monday, August 28th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Jerry Andersen of Walnut Creek, CA, Susan Grindheim of Colorado Springs, CO, Nancy Campbell of Springview, NE, Martha Rasmussen of Ainsworth, NE, Carol Rasmussen-Noecker of Sierra Madre, CA, Carl Andersen of Salida, CO, Jane Lanz of Colorado Springs, CO and John Rasmussen of Lakewood, CO. Sister- Edith Keller of Bassett, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

John F. Keating

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John F. Keating, age 90 of Atkinson, NE, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at his home. Funeral Service is on Saturday, September 2nd at 10:30 am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Atkinson. Burial to follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Atkinson. Survivors include: Daughter- Mary Rose Schaef of Emmet, NE. Sons- Phillip Keating of Atkinson, , Patrick Keating of Lyon. France, James Keating of Cody, NE, Matt Keatingof Kearney, NE andGerald Keating of Naples, FL.

Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Mary M. "Memo" McMullen

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Graveside Memorial Services for Mary M. “Memo” McMullen, age 73 of Bassett, NE, are on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 10:30 amin the Bassett Memeorial Park Cemetery. Memo McMullen passed away o Monday, August 28th at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett. Survivors include: Sister- Susan Strand of Wayne, NE. Cremation has taken place.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Jason Skillings

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Jason Skillings, age 45 of Mullen, NE, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2017 in Mullen. A Celebration of Life is on Friday, September 1st at 11:00 am MT at the Bullseye Building in Mullen. Burial at a later date by the family.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 308-546-2260

 

Paul E. Josoff

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A Celebration of Life Service for Paul E. Josoff, age 74 of Long Pine, NE, is on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:30 am at Hoch Funeral Home i Ainsworth, NE. Burial is at the Grandview Cemetery in Long Pine. Paul Josoff passed away o Tuesday. August 22nd at his home near Long Pine. Survivors include: Children- Deb Radenslaben of Cedar Bluffs, NE, Raul E. “PJ” Josoff III of Ashland, NE and Shelah Fenner of Yutan, NE. Brothers- Dan Josoff of Yutan, NE, Mike Josoff of Omaha, NE and Tom Josoff of Louisville, NE. Sister- MaryLou Vampola of Plattsmouth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Eldina M. Eickhoff

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Funeral Service for Eldina M. Eickhoff, age 95 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Eickhoff passed away on Monday, August 21st in Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Sons- Dr. Randy Lee Eickhoff of Ft. Worth, TX and Kip Eickhoff of Pierre, SD.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Richard Graeff

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Funeral Service for Richard Graeff, age 81 of Crookston, NE, is on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Cross Roads Assembly Church in Valentine, NE. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mr. Graeff passed away on Wednesday, August 16th in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Jean of Crookston, NE. Daughter- Ruthie of Omaha, NE. Sons- Richard of Chappell, NE and Norman of Crookston, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Gene A. Allen

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Funeral Services for Gene A. Allen, age 80 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Evangelical Free Church in Ainsworth with burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Gene Allen passed away on Saturday, August 19th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Children- Lorne Allen of Ainsworth, NE, Tammy Stec of Long Pine, NE, Roger Allen of Ainsworth, NE and Kristine Schiller of Gillette, WY. Sister- Wauneta Keller of North Platte, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

Esther L. Zeigler

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Funeral Services for Esther L. Zeigler, age 95 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the German Valley Cemetery near Brewster, NE. Esther Zeigler passed away Sunday, August 20th in the Rock County Long Term Care in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Children- Shirley Carson of Purdom, NE, Larry Zeigler of Ainsworth, NE and Richard Zeigler of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

Glenford Hollow Horn Bear/Center

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Glenford Hollow Horn Bear/Center, age 44 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, August 18th at Digmann Hall i St. Francis. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Mother- Cecelia Hollow Horn Bear. Brothers- Lil Duane, Melvin and Marvin Hollow Horn Bear, Julius and Bernard Walking Crow and Gerald Center, Jr. Sisters- Cheryl and Josephine Wlking Crow and Germaine and Gerrolynn Center. Children- Verdall and Tetia Hollow Horn Bear/Center and Lita Sage Center.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

Marion B. Isom

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Marion B. Isom, age 90 formerly of Mullen, NE, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Linden Court in North Platte, NE. Funeral Services are on Friday, August 18th at 1:00 pm MT at the United Methodist Church in Mullen. Burial is at Cedarview Cemetery in Mullen.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

Ray Darnell

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Funeral Service for Ray Darnell, age 92 of Lincoln, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial with Military Rites to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mr. Darnell passed away on Saturday, August 12th in Lincoln, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Dorothy of Lincoln, NE. Sons- Gene of WY, Lynn of New Hampshire and Ronn of New Mexico. Daughter- Joanne of Lincoln, NE. Brother- Leonard of MN.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

Dusty Night Shield

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Dusty Night Shield, age 30 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, August 16th at the St. Francis Community Center. Burisal at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Wife- Whitney Heth. Son- Daiqua Night Shield. Siblings- Finale, Cecelia, Taina, Lorelei and Myron Night Shield and Ramone, Mona, Manuel, Jr. and Candace Good Buffalo.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

Mildred M. Zimmerman

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Mildred Zimmerman, age 89 of Gering, NE, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at her home. Memorial Service is at 10:00 am on Tuesday, August 15th at the First United Methodist Church in Ogallala. Burial will follow at 2:00 pm at Big Springs Cemetery in Big Springs, NE. Survivors include: Children- Stanley Zimmerman of Deaver, WY, Sharon Lee of Fairfield, ID and Jim Zimmerman of Gering, NE. Brothers- Chuck Powell, Ted Powell and Bob Powell.

Jolliffe Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

Bob Yorges

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Bob Yorges, age 75 of Hyannis, NE, passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Great Plains Regional Health in North Platte, NE. Funeral Service is Tuesday, August 15th at 10:30 am MT at Shepherd of the Hills Church in Hyannis. Burial at the Hyannis Cemetery.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

William Arden Stech

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A Celebration of Life Service for longtime Pharmacist, William Arden Stech, age 92 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. A private family burial with Military Honors to follow at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Arden Stech passed away on Tuesday, August 8th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care at Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Daughter- Teri Burdick of Johnstown, NE. Son- Dr. Jim Stech of Lexington, KY.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

Anthony Catch The Bear, Sr.

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Anthony “Catch” Catch The Bear, Sr., age 56 of Norris, SD, passed away at Rapid City Regional Hospital on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 12th at Ben Looking White Memorial Hall in Norris, Sd. Burial is at St. Paul Episcopal Cemetery in Norris.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

Lynn Meyers

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Lynn Meyers, age 78 of Valentine, NE, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Graveside Service with Military Honors is at 1:00 pm onTuesday, August 8th at Mount Hope Cemertery in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Thane Meyers and Monte Meyers, both of Kearney, NE.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

Amelia "Tiny" Shaw

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Amelia “Tiny” Shaw, age 78 of Rapid City, SD, passed away at her home on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 5th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial is at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Sons- Joe War Bonnett and Oliver Shaw. Brothers- Gene, Joe, Jim, Matt and Art War Bonnett. Sisters- Beverly Prue, Judy Neiss, Venus Sierra and Janet Sierra.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

Michael K. "Mick" Clapper

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Memorial Services for Michael K. “Mick” Clapper, age 71 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Mick Clapper passed away Saturday, July 29th at his home i Ainsworth. Survivors include: Brother- Dan Clapper of Johnstown, NE. Sisters- Lois Hall of Denver, CO, Janet Shaul of Oshkosh, NE and Denise Robbins of Alliance, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

Faye A. Boyles

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Fay A. Boyles, age 78 of Mullen, NE, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2017 as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Funeral Services are on Tuesday, August 8th at 10:00 am MT at the Assembly of God Church in Mullen. Burial is in the Seneca Cemetery, Seneca, NE.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne I. Hampton

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Wayne I. Hampton, age 91 of Mullen, NE, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 at the North Platte Care Center. Funeral Services are on Monday, August 7th at 10:00 am MT at the Assembly of God Church in Mullen. Burial is at Cedarview Cemtery in Mullen.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

Preslee Lane Whiting

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Preslee Lane Whiting, infant daughter of Megan Hawk and Conner Whiting, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine, NE. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Thursday, August 3rd at the Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at Holy Family Cemetery in North Antelope, SD. Survivors include: Parents- Megan Hawk and Connor Whiting. Grandparents- Troy Lynn Peneaux, Bill Whiting, Paula Whiting, Bill Hawk, Sr. and Julie Haukaas.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danny Vavra

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Memorial Service for Danny Vavra, age 82 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial in Martin, SD. Mr. Vavra passed away on Friday, July 28th in Sturgis, SD. Survivors include: Shelly Henderson of Valentine, NE, Jo Hand of Valentine, NE, Rose Hildebrandt of Valentine, NE and Amy Cox of Valentine, NE. Son- Mike Vavra of Crookston, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

Delores Elk Looks Back-Runing

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Delores Elk Looks Back-Running, age 38 of Valentine, NE, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Funeral Ceremony and Burial is at 6::00 pm on Tuesday, August 1st at the Running Cemetery, Grass Mountain Community, SD. Survivors include: Husband- Robert Jody Bracha of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Kendra Elk Looks Back, Tonishia Kitteaux and Diana Rose Elk Looks Back. Parents- June Elk Looks Back and Frank Running. Siblings- Meyer Leading Fighter, Jr., Terri Leading Fighter, Angel Leading Fighter and Quincy Riddley.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard J. Seadore

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Graveside Service with Military Rites for Richard J. Seadore, age 22, formerly of Long Pine NE, is a 2:00 pm on Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Grandview Cemetery near Long Pine. Richard Seadore passed away April 19, 1951 in a prisoner of war camp in North Korea. Family members include Shirley Seadore Hitchcock of Ainsworth, NE and Pastor Al Seadore of Callaway, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alfred E. Schipporeit

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Funeral Services for Alfred E. Schipporeit, age 87 of Broken Bow, NE and formerly of Brewster, NE, are on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 1:30 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church in Aibnsworth, NE. Burial with Military Honors is at the German Valley Cemetery near Brewster. Alfred Schipporeit passed away on Wednesday, July 26th at Brookstone View in Broken Bow, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Marilyn Schipporeit of Broken Bow, NE. Children- Jean Ryker of Cozad, NE, Eric Schipporeit of Brewster, NE and Kenton Schipporeit of Valentine, NE. Sister- Betty Guggennmos of Broken Bow, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Larry L. Bostron

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Larry L. Bostron, age 75 of Mullen, NE, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at the Pioneer Memorial Rest Home in Mullen. Mass of Christian Burial is on Friday, July 28th at 10:00 a, MT at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mullen. Burial at Cedarview Cemetery in Mullen.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waylon Harvey

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Waylon Harvey, age 3, passed away at Children’s Hospital in Omaha, NE, on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, July 25th at the Assembly of God Church in Valentine, NE. Lunch will immediately follow. Burial at 2:00 pm at the Harvey Ranch Cemetery. Survivors include- Parents- Travis Harvey and Desiree Burkert of Valentine, NE. Grandparents- Chris and Kris Harvey of Valentine, NE, Dava and Dan Verch of Hastings, NE, Doug and Amy Burkert of Missouri and Denise and Danny Embrey of Missouri.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

Jeri Roshone

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Jeri Roshone, age 88 of Valentine, NE, NE, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Pineview Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Funeral Services are on Thursday, July 27th at the Valentine Berean Bible Church in Valentine. Survivors include: Son- Dan Roshone of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Cindy Rassmussen of St. Paul, NE.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Meredith Kills In Water

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Meredith Kills In Water, age 54 of Grass Mountain, SD, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 26th at the Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission, SD. Burial at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee, SD. Survivors include: Mon- Delores Kills In Water. Daughter- Janet McKinney. Sons- Benjamin Kills In Water and Rich Kills In Water. Brothers- Calvin Kills In Water, Laverne Whipple and Mervin Whipple. Sisters- Delores Robles, Bernadine Kills In Water and Rita Kills In Water.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

Robert William "Bob" Gentry

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Robert William “Bob” Gentry, age 82 of Hyannis, NE, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at his home. Funeral Service is on Monday, July 24th at 2:00 pm MDT at Calvary Episcopal Church in Hyannis. Burial at a later date by the family.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 308-546-2260.

Jerry M. Focken

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Funeral Services for Jerry M. Focken, age 62 of Long Pine, NE, are on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Keya Paha High School Gymnasium in Springview, NE. Burial is at Moiunt Hope Cemetery at Springview. Jerry Focken passed away on Monday, July 17th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Peggy Focken of Long Pine, NE. Children- Clint Fockent of Burton, NE, Kristy Crawfor of Springview, NE, Kasey Soles of Millboro, SD and Corey Focken of Ainsworth, NE. Mother- Beulah Focken of Atkinson, NE. Siblings- Alvin Focken of Sioux Falls, SD, Kenneth Focken of Rochester, MN, Shirley Focken of Newport, NE and Roger Focken of Lennox, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Arlene DeNoyer-Bear Shield

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Arlene DeNoyer-Bear Shield, age 75 of Okreek, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on July 17, 2017.  Funeral Services are at 10:00 am on Friday, July 21st at the Okreek Community Hall. Burial is at Calvary Episcopal Cemetery in Okreek. Survivors include: Children- Marie Bear Shield, Rebecca Stoneman and Wayne Bear Shield, Jr. Brother- Charles “Chuckie” DeNoyer, Sr.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

June D. Kelly

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Funeral Services for June D. Kelly, age 90 of Randolph, NE and formerly of Ainsworth, NE, is on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 10:00 am at Hoch Funeral Home of Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery in Bassett, NE. June Kelly passed away on Friday, July 14th at the Colonial Manor of Randolph. survivors include: Daughters- Velda Mowery of Osmond, NE and Renda Laughead of Nevada, IA. Son- Paul Laughead of Darrouzett, TX.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Julia Valandra

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Julia Valandra, age 81 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at the Rosebud Hospital on Friday July 14, 2017. Funeral Service is at 4:00 pm on Thursday, July 20th at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis. Meal will begin at noon at the High School Gym. Survivors include: Brother- Tom Valandra, Jr.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Dale Wendt

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Memorial Service for Dale Wendt, age 85 of Valentine, NE is on Friday July 21, 2017 at 11:30 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Burial to be at a later date in Broken Bow, NE. Mr. Wendt passed away on Tuesday, July 11th in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughters- Bonnie Gardner of Winner, SD and Janet Vincent of North Platte, NE. Son- Chuck Wendt of North Platte, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Floyd Allen Reynolds

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Floyd Allen Reynolds, age 77 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at Rosebud Hospital. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, July 14th at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Almona Quigley Doto

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Almona Quigley Doto, age 47 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 15th at  St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis, SD with burial in St. Charles Cemetery. Survivors include: Husband- Mark Doto. Children- Richard Bear Heels, Spencer Bear Heels, III, Dace Lunderman, Jr. and Theresa Lunderman. Siblings- Yvonne Kills In Water, Roberta Quigley, Noel Quigley, Ronald Quigley, Greg Quigley and Jowette Black Bear.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Joseph Black Spotted Horse, Sr.

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Joseph Black Spotted Horse, Sr., age 47 of St. Francis, Sd, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 4:00 pm on Friday, July 14th at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Mother- Jane Black Spotted Horse. Sister- Johnna Black Spotted Horse. Children- Latanya, Taytum, Nicolette, Joe Jr. and Reese Black Spotted Horse and Billy Ray and Keanna McCloskey.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Donald Abraham

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Donald Abraham, age 93 of Valentine, NE, passed away Saaturday, July 1, 2017 at  South Haven Living Center in Wahoo, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Mary Beth Abraham. Children- Tom Abraham of Omaha, NE,  Donna Watson of Traverse City, MI, Nanacy Olson of Omaha, NE, Colleen Moosman of Valentine, NE and Jim Abraham of Melbourne, Australia. Funeral Services for Don Abraham are at 10:30 am on Friday, July 14th at St. Wenceslaus Church in Wahoo, NE. Graveside Service with Military Honors is at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, July 15th at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine followed by a Memorial dinner at St. Nichilas Catholic Church in Valentine.

 

Maxine Jamison

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Funeral Services for Maxine Jamison, age 100 of Burton, NE, are on Monday, July 10. 2017 at 10:30 am at Grace Lutheran Church in Burton. Burial to follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview, NE.

 

Helen M. (Kellar) Raubach

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Helen M. (Kellar) Raubach, age 97 of Lincoln, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away Saturday, July, 1, 2017 at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Survivors include: Daughter- Lana Higgins of Lincoln, NE.
Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Gordon McLeod

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Funeral Services for Gordon McLeod, age 95 of Valentine, NE, are on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mr. McLeod passed away on Thursday, June 29th in Mullen, NE. Survivors include: Son Gary of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Lois of Colorado Springs, CO.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

Audrey Engel

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Funeral Services for Audrey Engel, age 81 of Valentine, NE, are on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs, Engel passed away on Monday, June 26th at the Oxbow Living Center in Ashland, NE. Survivors include: Son- James engel of Waverly, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

Melvin Spotted Elk

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Melvin Spotted Elk, age 74 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at Rapid City Regional Hospital on June 22, 2017. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 28th at the Veteran’s Gym in St. Francis. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Daughters- Dawn Left Hand Bull of St. Francis, SD and Ember Spotted Elk ofof Valentine, NE. Sister- Betty Hock.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

Twila Mae Kepler

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Graveside Services for Twila Mae Kepler, age 93 of Bassett, NE, are on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery near Bassett. Twila Kepler passed away on Wednesday, June 21st at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care. Survivors include: Daughter- Juanita Luhr of Centralia, WA. Son- Clifford Kepler of Bassett, NE. Sister- Donna McGuire of Bassett, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

Brian D. "Fuzzy" Gaskins

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Memorial Services for Brian D. “Fuzzy” Gaskins, age 55 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial to be held at a later date. Brian Gaskins passed away on Wednesday, June 21st at his home near Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Tara Gaskins of Ainsworth, NE and Dustin Gaskins of Ainsworth, NE. Brother- Dennis Gaskins of Overton, NE. Sisters- Pat Gaskins of Plainview, NE and Mona Davis of Bassett, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

Richard Eugene Sonnenfelt

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Richard Eugene Sonnenfelt, age 89 formerly of the Kilgore, NE and Valentine, NE area, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2017. Survivors include: Wife- Virginia Sonnenfelt. Daughters- AnolaGay Sonnenfelt, Deanna Lee Brown and Billie Jo Herbert. Son- Gene Olnes. Sister- Bonnie Eatherton. Graveside services to be held at a later date.

 

 

Peggy A. Larson

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Funeral Services for Peggy A. Larson, age 83 of Bassett, NE, are on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial is at Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Peggy Larson passed away on Wednesday, June 21st at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Husband- Stanely Larson of Bassett, NE. Children- Steven Larson of Bassett, NE, Pamela Seberger of Bassett, NE, Brian Larson of Ault, CO, Laurie Schlaman of Batavia, IL, Debra Ruhrdanz of Lincoln, NE and Dawn Johnson of Highlands Ranch, CO.

Hoch Funeral Home in Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.

Jack Harp

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Funeral services for Jack Harp, of Hot Springs, SD and formerly of Valentine, NE, are on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mr. Harp passed away on Wednesday, June 14th in Rapid City, SD. Survivors include: Son Adam. Brothers- Jim and Chuck. Sisters- Rose Hunt, Betty Mells and Delores Harp.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

 

Marcella Mae Weis

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Marcella Mae Weiss, age 91 of Kearney, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at St. John’s Good Samaritan Center in Kearney, NE. Funeral Srvices are on Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 pm at the Trinity Evangelical Church in Axtell, NE. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Axtell. Survivors include: Son- Darrel Weis of Kearney, NE. Daughter- Vickie Cahill of San Antonio, TX. Sister- Betty Wilberger of Nebraska City, NE.

Craig Funeral Home in Minden is in charge of the arrangements.

Jrae Roman Two Eagle

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Jrae Roman Two Eagle, 6 month old infant son of Kyle and Leland Tow Eagle, Jr., passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Funeral Service is on Wednesday, June 21st at 11:00 am at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Rosebud, SD with at private burial. Survivors include: Parents- Kylie and Leland Two Eagle, Jr. Grandparents- Leatrice and Kevin Marshall, Sr., Iva Larvie and Leland Two Eagle, Sr.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Audrey E. Christensen

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Memorial Services for Audrey E. Christensen, age 90 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 10:00 am at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Inurnment to follow at the Ainsworth Cemetery.  Audrey Christensen passed away on May 1at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Sons- Bob Christensen of Tulsa, AZ and Kent Christensen of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Carlean Mae Stern

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Funeral Services for Carlean Mae Stern, age 80 of Winner, SD and formerly of Johnstown, NE, are on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial is at the East Woodlawn Cemetery near Johnstown. Carlean Stern passed away on Tuesday, June 13th at the Winner Regional Health Care Facility at Winner. Survivors include: Brother- Robert Nordstrom of Winner, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Pearl Kills Plenty-Provancial

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Pearl Kills Plenty-Provancial, age 82, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 14th at the Soldier Creek Community Hall, Soldier Creek, SD. Burial at Grace Chapel Cemetery in Soldier Creek. Survivors include: Children- Alex Jr., Norma. Gary, Gabriel, Sheila and Wanda Provancial.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Louise Ann "LouAnn" Williams

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Funeral Services for Louise Ann “LouAnn” Williams, age 80 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. Burial is at Ainsworth Cemetery. LouAnn Williams passed away on Monday, June 12th at the Great Plains Helath in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Dr. Pamela Williams of Anchorage, AK and Colleen Williams-Pettigrew of Valentine, NE. Son- William Jr. “Will” Williams of Ainsworth, NE. Sisters- Rosemary Root of Akron, IA, Marilyn Clopton of Oak Park, IL and Irma Burbach of Vermillian, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Christie Qualley

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Memorial Service for Christie Qualley, age 66 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 10:30 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Christie Qualley passed away June 6th in Norfolk, NE. Survivors include: Son- Vic Sullivan of Lincoln, NE. Daughter- Jennifer Rau of Norfolk, NE. Brothers- Tom Elliott of Valentine, NE, Jim Elliott of Valentine, NE, Mike Elliott of Valentine, NE and John Elliott of Kearney, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Andrew Kent Black Wolf

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Andrew Kent “Wink” Black Wolf, age 54 of White River, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 14th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD. Burial is in Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Mother- Pauline Black Wolf. Brother- Art Black Wolf. Sisters- Ruth Black Wolf and Daisy Wright.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lucille Miner Geib

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Lucille “Lucy” Miner Geib, age 88 formerly of Bassett, NE, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the O’Neill Care and  Rehabilitation Center. A Memorial service is on Monday, June 19th at 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Daughter- Sandy Benson of Bassett, NE. Brother- Dr. George Miner of La Jolla, CA. Sister- Virginia Carr of Exeter, NH.

Seger Funeral Home of Atkinson, NE is in charge of service arrangements for Lucy Geib. 402-925-5420.

Margaret Kollmar

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Margaret Kollmar. age 96 of Winner, SD, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at her home in Winner. Funeral Service is on Sunday June 11th at 3:00 pm at the Mason Funeral Home in Winner. Burial is on Monday, June 12th at 10:30 am MT in the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, SD.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tony Benda

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Funeral service for Tony Benda, age 62 of White River, SD, is on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11:30 am at the Community Event Center in White River. Burial to follow at the White River Cemetery. Mr. Benda passed away on Tuesday, June 6th at his home south of White River. Survivors include: Wife- Theresa of White River, SD. Daughter- Carole Knecht of White River, SD. Sisters- Beverly Gehman, Deb Ludwig, Sherry Kilker, Lana Lynn and Kathy Aguilar.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Doris Osterman

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Doris Osterman, age 96 of Winner, SD, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Winner Regional Long Term Care Facility in Winner. A graveside service to be held at a later date.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Roland Douville

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Roland Douville, age 57 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 in Sioux Falls SD. Funeral Service is at 12:00 PM on Friday, June 9th at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in St. Francis. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Siblings- Victor Douville, Sandra Pease, Martin Rabago, Gilbert Douville and Morris Douville.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Henrietta 'Lisa' Broncho Bill-Reddest

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Funeral Service for Henrietta ‘Lisa’ Broncho Bill-Reddest, age 65 of White River, SD, is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Sacred Heart Hall in White River. Burial at 1st Body of Jesus Christ Cemetery, Mellette County, SD. Survivors include: Spouse- Miguel Najar. Children- Wilson Brave Heart, Harvey Reddest, Jr., Starla Saldana, Don Juan, Stacy Reddest, Juan Reddest, Mario Reddest and Shanda Contreras. Siblings- Franklin Yellow HAwk, Joseph Broncho Bill, Mary First in Trouble, Sandra Turning Bear and Genevieve Larvie.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Randy Bordeaux

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Funeral Service for Randy Bordeaux, age 68 of St. Francis, SD, is at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Digmann Hall in St. Francis. Private burial at a later date at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Iola Stewart

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Iola Stewart. age 100 of Valentine, NE, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Hastings, NE. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, June 2nd at the Berean Bible Church in Valentine. Burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughter- Donna Caubarrus of Austin, TX.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Ardis Voy Alderman

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Funeral Services for Ardis Voy Alderman, age 100 of Bassett, NE, are on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Voy Alderman passed away Saturday, May 27th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care Facility in Bassett. Survivors include: Daughter- Mary Billesbach of Tuscon, AZ. Son- Ed Alderman of Minden, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles Sharp

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Charles Sharp, age 93, formerly of Norden, Nebraska, passed away April 30, 2017 in Wakefield, NE. Graveside Memorial Service is on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Celebration of Life with coffee and cake from 3:00 – 5:00 pm at the Vet’s Club in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- JoAnn Sharp of Wakefield, NE. Daughters- Charliss Marshall of Lincoln, NE and Corliss Hassler of Emerson, NE. Sons- Jim Sharp of Dakota City, NE and Jeremy Grace of South Sioux City, NE.

Darlene Thornton

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Memorial Service for Darlene Thornton, age 81 of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 10:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Burial is at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Thornton  passed away on Thursday, May 25th at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Kevin Thornton and Craig Thornton, both of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Miles Good Shield, Sr.

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Funeral Service for Miles Good Shield, Sr., age 29 of Rosebud, SD, is at 2:00 pm on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud. Burial at White Horse Cemetery at Upper Cut Meat, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Evette Good Shield. Children- Miles Good Shield, Jr., Mia Good Shield, Whisper Christensen and Mason Christensen. Father- Harlan Good Shield, Sr. Siblings- Alicia Jones, James High Pipe, Shawn Good Shield, Graham Good Shield and Harlan Good Shield, Jr.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

James Michael "Mike" Rhodes

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James Michael “Mike” Rhodes, age 60 of Miles City, MT, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 after a five year battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life is on Saturday, MAy 27th at 2:00 pm in Miles City. Survivors include: Wife- Kellye of Miles City, MT. Mother- Sue Rhodesof Valentine, NE. Brother- Randy Rhodes of Valentine, NE.

Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. stevensonandsons.com

Victor Noah At The Straight, Jr.

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Victor Noah At The Straight, Jr., age 48, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre, SD. Funeral Service is on Saturday, May 27th at the St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial at Epiphany Cemetery in Old He Dog, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

John Black

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Memorial Services for John Black, age 51 of Valentine, NE, are at 11:00 am on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Berean Bible Church with burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. John Black passed away April 11th at the Cherry County Hospital. Survivors include: Mother- Leona Black of Valentine, NE. Brother- Ray Black of Valentine, NE. Sister- Lisa Sinnett of Valentine, NE

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Iva Amsberry Polanco

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Memorial Servicefor Iva Amsberry Polanco, age 69 formerly of Mullen, NE, is on Friday, May 26, 2017  at 10:30 MT at the Dry Valley Church located between mile marker 80 & 81 on Hwy 97, then 4 miles West. Local survivor: Brother- Milton Amsberry of Valentine, NE.

James Homer Hoffman

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James Homer Hoffman, age 73 formerly of Valentine, NE and Lilgore NE, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Monday, May 22nd at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Ft. Worth, TX. Burial to follow with military honors at 1:30 pm in DFW National Veterans Cemetery. Survivors include: Son- Anthony James “A.J.” Hoffman. Step-son- Donald Gulick. Sister- Joan Carver of Crookston, NE.

Laurel Land Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 817-293-1350

George M. Hipke

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Memorial Services for George M. Hipke, age 101 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. A private family burial will be held at a later date at the Cleveland Cemetery near Stuart, NE. George Hipke passed away on Tuesday, May 16th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Brothers- Dale Hipke of Tyler, TX and Zane Hipke of Grand Island, NE. Sister- Sylvia Strong of Hallsville, MO.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Philomene Red Bull

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Philomene Red Bull, age 68 of Valentine, NE, passed away on Monday May 15, 2017. A Celebration of Life Service is at the Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission, SD from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Meal is at 5:00 pm followed by scattering at 6:00 pm.  Survivors include: Children- Wayne, Sr. and Shannon Kills Enemy and Monte, Avery, Luke and Jennifer Black Bear.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Phyllis No Moccasin-Running Horse

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Phyllis No Moccasin-Running Horse, age 71, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Funeral Service ia at 1:00 pm on Thursday, May 18th at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial is at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee, SD. Survivors include: Children- Carol, Angela & Lincoln ‘Buzzy’ Running and Tyrone, Jr. and Melanie Tools.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Alfred "Bud" Fisher

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Mass of Christian Burial for Alfred “Bud” Fisher, age 91 of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to be at a later date. Mr. Fisher passed away on Thursday, May 11th at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Elsie of Valentine, NE. Son- David of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Leonard E. Boyer

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Leonard E. Boyer, age 77 of Hyannis, NE, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Greeley, CO. Graveside Funeral Services are on Thursday, May 18th at 2:00 pm MDT at the Whitman Cemetery in Whitman, NE. Burial with Military Honors.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Stacey Havemann

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Funeral Service for Stacey Havemann, age 42, is on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 am at Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine. Private family interment. Stacey Havemann passed away on Monday, May 8th. Survivors include: Parents: Marvin & Doris Havemann of Valentine. Daughters: Jennifer Havemann-Miller of Valentine and Tessa Hirschfeld of Box Elder, SD. Sisters: JoAnn Leading Cloud of North Dakota and Criss Havemann of Valentine.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

James A. "Jim" Carr

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Funeral Services for James A. “Jim” Carr, age 82 of Springview, NE, is on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Springview. Burial is at Mount Hope Cemetery at Springview. Jim Carr passed away on Wednesday, May 10th at his home in Springview. Survivors include: Niece- Jan Epke of Valentine, NE. Nephew- J.D. Carr of Yankton, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Kevin Youngman

Funeral Service for Kevin Youngman is at 11:00 am on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission, SD. Burial is at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Wife- Mia Youngman. Daughter- Sjarisse Youngman. Sister- Sonora Kitteaux. Brothers- Farron Youngman, Byron Youngman, Darren Youngman, Dennis Youngman, Danny Youngman and Shawn Youngman.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Robin George White Horse

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Robin George White Horse, age 61, passed away at Rapid City Regional Hospital on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Monday, May 8th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD. Burial at the Holy Family Cemetery i North Antelope, SD. Survivors include: Sons- Jeremy, Christopher and Keenen White Horse. Daughter- Robin E. White Horse. Wife- Sheila White Horse. Sister- Jennifer White.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lavern "Delmar" Flood, Sr.

Lavern “Delmar” Flood, Sr. passed away at his home near Okreek, SD on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, May 12th at the Okreek School Gym. Burial is at St, Patrick Catholic Cemetery north of Okreek.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Darvin Duane Brown

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Darvin Duane Brown, age 72 formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Shelton, WA. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Survivors include: Wife- Sharon Brown of Shelton, WA. Children- Trina Mintle of Thedford, NE and Johnny Brown of Shelton, WA. Brother- Ronnie Brown of Valentine, NE.

William "Byrd" Whipple

William “Byrd” Whipple passed away Monday. May 1, 2017 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 6th at the Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission, SD. Burial to follow at the Whipple Ranch.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Minnie Fay Smith

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Funeral Service for Minnie Fay Smith, age 88 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to be at a later date in North Dakota. Mrs. Smith passed away on Sunday, April 30th at her home in Valentine. Survivors include: Son- Lloyd Smith of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Linda Mann of Halton City, TX. Brother- Arthur Hill of Harlington, TX. Sister- Lynn Pooley of Corpus Christi, TX.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Rose Clifford

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Rose Clifford, age 70, passed away in Rapid City, SD. Furneral Service is at 11:00 am on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD. Burial is at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Son- Larry Clifford of Seattle, WA. Brothers- John Paul Clifford of South Milwaukee, WI, Burdette Clifford of Mission, SD and Orion Clifford of Omaha, NE. Sister- Sarah Arroba of Rapid City, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Evelyn L. Allen

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Graveside Service for Evelyn L. Allen, age 84 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10:30 am in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Evelyn Allen passed away Saturday, April 29th at the Rock County Long Term Care Facility in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Vicki Schipporeit of Ainsworth, NE Connie Mauch of Ainsworth, NE and Lori Strand of Ainsworth, NE. Twin Sonss- Terry  Allen of Ainsworth, NE and Tony Allen of Ainsworth, NE. Sisters- Bonnie Osborne of Larned, KS and Mary Bidner of Prince George, Brittish Columbia, Canada.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jeanette Damon

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Jeanette Damon, age 89, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at her home. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am, on Monady, May 1st at the Okreek School Gym, Okreek, SD. Burial at Calvary Episcopal Cemetery in Okreek. Survivors include: Children- Marla Damon, Patricia Damon, James Damon and Michael Damon. Siblings- Collins Flood, Lavern Flood and Maybelle Dixon.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Karen M. "Peg" Raymond

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Funeral Services for Karen M. “Peg” Raymond, age 77 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 100:00 am at St. Pious X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. Burial is at the East Park Cemetery in Ainsworth. Peg Raymond passed away on Tuesday, April 25th at her home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Husband- Jack Raymond of Ainsworth, NE. Sons- Chris  Raymond of Ainsworth, NE, John Raymond of Ainsworth, NE and Jim Raymond of Ainsworth, NE. Duaghters- Patty Finney of Ainsworth, EN and Pam Raymond of Bassett, NE. Sister- Carolyn Moor of Omaha, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home of Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Arthur "Chub" Black Bear, Sr

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Funeral Service for Arthur “Chub” Black Bear, Sr., age 71, is at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the St. Francis Veterans Gym in St., Francis, SD. Burial with Military Honors at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Sons- Tim Quigley, Greg Quigley, Noel Quigley, Ronald Quigley and Kashnapi Black Bear. Daughters- Roberta Quigley-Sigala and Almona Quigley-Doto.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Elmer Floyd Keller

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Elmer Floyd Keller, age 78 of Taylor, NE and formerly of Ainsworth, NE, passed away at his home on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Funeral Services are at 10:30 am, Thursday, April 27th at the Assembly of God Church in Taylor. Burial is in the Taylor Cemetery. Survivors include: Wife- Betty Keller of Taylor, NE. Children- Bradley Keller of Ozark, MO and Beth Ralls of Taylor, NE. Sisters- Josephine Sorenson of Big River, CA and JoAnn PArkhurst of Valentine, NE. Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell, NE is in charge of the arrangements.

Jessica Tate Anderson

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Memorial Services for Jessica Tate Anderson, age 43 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Ainswoth Church of the Nazarene. Jessica Anderson passed away on Thursday, April 20th at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, NE. Survivors include: Children- Seth Tate Anderson & Alex Anita Anderson of Ainsworth, NE. Parents- Richard & anita Hempel of Ainsworth, NE. Sister- Julie Taylor of Long Pine, NE. Brother- Jared Hempel of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Marilyn F. Krause

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Graveside Services for Marilyn F. Krause, age 87 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Grandview Cemetery in Long Pine, NE. Marilyn Krause passed away on Thursday, April 20th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Beth Clark of Ainsworth, NE, Joan Daniels of Ainsworth, NE and Nick Krause of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home of Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Esther Duffield

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Esther Duffield, age 76 of Johnstown, NE, passed away at the Neligh Care Center in Neligh, NE. Funeral Service is at 10:30 am on Friday, April 21, 2017 at New Hope Community Church in Springview, NE. Burial in the West Norden Cemetery at Norden, NE. Survivors include: Children- Debbie Duffield of Gillette, WY, Cindy Duffield of Springview, NE, Donnie Duffield, Jr. of Johnstown, NE, Jerry Duffield of Sparks, NE and Jason Duffield of Louellen, NE. Siblings- Edna Mae Krfanta of Billings, MT, Bill Dewey of Carlyle, WY, Larry Dewey of Bodurant, IA, Alice Dewey of Colorado Springs, CO and Fred Dewey of Moorcroft, WY.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Ronnie Nicole Porter

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Funeral Services for Ronnie Nicolle Porter, age 35 of Ainsworth, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, are on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Nicole Porter passed aweay Monday, April 17th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Austin, Korah and Londyn Dunbar all of Ainsworth, NE. Mother- Shari Dubry and husband Ron of Valentine, NE. Siblings- Bryce Porter of Wood Lake, NE, Chelsea Porter of Valentine, NE, Bailey Porter of Thedford, NE and Devon Porter of Thedford, NE. Stepsister- Ann Collier of Dunning, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home of Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Joy Qualley

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Memorial Services for Joy Qualley, age 76 of Valentine, NE, are on Thursday, April 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Joy Qualley passed away on Saturday, April 15th at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughters- Jody Hronek of Valentine, NE and Jackie Qualley of Valentine, NE. Sons- Kris Qualley of Valentine, NE and Ed Qualley of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Ralph E. Keim

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Funeral Services for Ralph E. Keim, age 99 of Lincoln, NE and formerly of Ainsworth, NE, is on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 10:00 am at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Ralph Keim passed away on Wednesday, April 12th at the Homestead Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln. Survivors include: Daughters- Carolyn Keim of Lincoln, NE and Merry Lynne Maxwell of Lincoln, NE. Brother- Dale Keim of Provo, UT.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Lynda White Horse-Long

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Lynda White Horse-Long, age 63, passed away at Sanford USD Med Center in Sioux Falls, SD on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, April 18th at Swift Bear Community Hall in White River, SD. Burial at Holy Family Cemetery in North Antelope Community north of Mission, SD. Survivors include: Husband- Bob Long. Daughters- Nachawin Claussen and Kimberly Long. Brothers- Leo White Horse, Leroy “Tony” Bordeaux and Harold Thompson.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Louise Kelly-Cooper

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Louise Kelly-Cooper, age 78 of Rosebud, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Friday, April 7, 2017. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Thursday, April 13th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud. Burial is at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee, SD. Survivors include: Children- Harold, Perry, Robert & Paris Picotte, Brenda Moran, Stephanie Gunhammer, Lakota Rose LaPlante. Siblings- Robert Kelly, Sr., Mary Welch, Rodney Bordeaux, Fern Bordeaux Boltz and Susan Powers.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Erwin L. Keim

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Funeral Services for Erwin L. Keim, age 91 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, April 8,2017 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial at the Ainsworth Cemetery with Military Honors. Erwin Keim passed away on Tuesday, April 4th at the Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital in O’Neill, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Marie Keim of Ainsworth, NE. Son- Dale Keim of Stayton, OR. Daughter- Charlotte Braden of Stayton, OR. Step-children- Steven Sorenson of Burwell, NE and Linda Loeb of Grand Island, NE. Brothers- Ralph Keim of Lincoln, NE and Dale Keim of Provo, UT.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Iris Chubb

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Funeral Service for Iris Chubb, age 87 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United MEthodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Chubb passed away on Monday, April 3rd at the Cherry County Hospital. Survivors include: Husband- Leo of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Susan of Alliance, NE and Barb of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Joe Six Toes

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Funeral Service for Joe Six Toes, age 83 of White River, SD, is on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11:00 am at Swift Bear Community Hall in White River. Private burial at a later date at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in White River. Survivors include: Wife- June Six Toes. Children- Tryto Six Toes, Ashley Six Toes and Eliza Cloud. Brothers- Leroy Six Toes and Lester Six Toes.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Harvey Marshall, Sr.

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Harvey Marshall, Sr., age 75 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017. Fueral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, Spril 7th at Fr. Paul HAll in Mission, SD. Private burial to be at a later date. Survivors include: Wife- Linda of Rosebud, SD. Children- Jenna Pushetonequa, Carmen Thomas, Willow Marshall, Harvey Marshall, Jr. and Bryan Marshall. Siblings- Louis, Jr., Twyla, Eva Lou, Sherlynda and Darlene.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Donald R. Rossenbach

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Funeral Services for Donald R. Rossenbach, age 89 of Valentine, NE and formerly of Springview, NE, are on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the St. Pious X Catholic Church in Ainsworth, NE. Burial to follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview, NE with Military Honors. Don Rossenbach passed away on Friday, March 31st at the Cherry Hills Assisted Living in Valentine. Survivors include: Children- Dennis Rossenbach of Ainsworth, NE, Roger Rossenbach of Emmett, ID, John “J.R.” Rossenbach of Ainsworth, EN and Denise Anderson of Twin Valley, MN.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Orville White Horse

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Orville White Horse, age 62, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 1st at Horse Creek Community Hall. Burial at Holy Family Cemetery in North Antelope, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Carol M. Chase

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Funeral Services for Carol M. Chase, age 86 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial is at the Purdum Cemetery. Carol Chase passed away on Tuesday, March 28th at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Paige Coash of Bassett, NE and Kathy Leach of Ainsworth, NE. Brothers- Craig Meads of Overton, NE and Cliff Meads of Elm Creek, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Larry L. Smith

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Memorial Services are to be at a later date for Larry L. Smith, age 76 of Ainsworth, NE. Larry Smith passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Son- Lawrence Smith of Highland Ranch, CO. Brothers- Ronald Smith of Rapid City, SD and Quentin Smith of Blythe, CA.

Hoch Funeral Home of Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Jameson Painter

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Jameson Painter, age 3 of Ainsworth, NE, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017. A Celebration of Life Service is at 1:00 pm o Thursday, March 30th at the United Methodist Church in Bassett, NE. All who attend are asked to wear Jameson’s favorite color: Green. Survivors include: Parents- Jason and Heather (Lyons) Painter of Ainsworth, NE. Brothers- Carter and Erick PAinter of Ainsworth, NE.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Theresa L. Percival

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Funeral Services for Theresa L. Percival, age 59 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. A 10:00 am Graveside Service is  on Thursday, March 30th in the Bluffton Cemetery at Bluffton, Arkansas. Theresa Percival passed away on Thursday, March 23rd at her home in Ainsworth. survivors include: Husband- Charles Percival of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Balnton Shepherd of Pooler, GA, Christopher Shepherd of Bloomingdale, GA, Retha Reagan of Atkinson, NE and Hosh Reagan of Ainsworth, NE. Step-Children- Dr. Tamera Cook of Huntsville, TX, Michael Percival of Lincoln, NE and Jennifer Fiesterman of Winner, SD. Brother- William Frank Rich, Jr. of Swainsboro, GA. Step-Brother- Lanier Griswold of Swainsboro, GA. Step-Sister- Zeebe Durden-Henry of Swainsboro, GA.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Eunice Quick

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Funeral Service for Eunice Quick, age 95 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Berean Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Quick passed away on March 22nd at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Kenneth of Loveland, CO and Roger of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Larry S. Henderson

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Larry S. Henderson, age 75 of Whitman, NE, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at his home. Funeral Service is on Monday, March 27th at 2:00 pm MT at Shepherd of the Hills  Church in Hyannis, NE. Burial is at a later date.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 308-546-2260

Dorothy "Gunny" Edwards

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Dorothy “Gunny” Edwards, age 68 of Rosebud, SD, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 25th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud. Burial is at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis, SD.

Richard "Dick" Lyons

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Richard “Dick” Lyons, age 92 of Winner, SD, passed away on Sunday March 19, 2017 at the Winner Regional Healthcare Facility i Winner. Mass of Christian Burial is at 9:00 am on Saturday, March 25th at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Winner. Burial to follow at St. Boniface Cemetery in Clearfield, SD.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Eugene "LeRoy" Simonson

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Eugene “LeRoy” Simonson, age 77 of Ravenna, NE, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society in Ravenna. Funeral Services are on Wednesday, March 22nd at 10:00 am MT at the United Methodist Church in Mullen.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 308-546-2260

Urban Vander Wey

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Memorial Service for Urban Vander Wey, age 92, is on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Christian Reform Church in Lakeview, SD. Burial to follow at Conley Fates Cemetery south of Eli, NE. Mr. Vander Wey passed away at his home on March 15th. Survivors include: Daughters- Doris Heath and Anita Schoenhard. Sons-Jack Vander Wey and Norman Vander Wey.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Corky Greenough

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Corky Greenough, age 83 of Lusk, WY and formerly of the Cody, NE area, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the Niobrara Health and Life Center in Lusk. A memorial service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 18th at the 4-H Multipurpose buildin at the Niobrara County Fairgrounds in Lusk. Survivors include: Wife- Joanne. Sons- Doug and Dale, all of Lusk, WY.

Pier Funeral Home in Lusk, WY is in charge of the arrangements.

Francis Stillwell

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Frances Stillwell, age 87 formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017 in Weeping Water, NE.  Funeral Service is on Wednesday, March 15th at 10:00 am at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Manley, NE. A Rosary memorial service in Valentine is at St. Nicholas Catholic Church at 10:00 am on Firday, March 17th with burial following at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Son- Bob Stillwell. Daughters- Sherry Kunz, Jean Ormsby, Jane Sandoval and Joan Parsons.

Hammons Family Funeral Services is in charge of the arrangements. 402-267-5544

Winifred Applegarth

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Winifred “Winnie” Applegarth, age 80 of Whitman, NE, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at her home. Funeral Services are on Saturday, March 18th at 1:30 pm at the Church of the Sandhills in Hyannis, NE. Burial is in the Whitman Cemetery at Whitman.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 308-546-2260

Jerry L. Hallman

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Jerry L. Hallman, age 70 of Ansley, NE, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 south of Berwyn, NE. Memorial Services are on Monday, March 13th at 1:00 pm at the Ansley Christian Church. Burial is in the Westerville Cemetery. Survivors include: Wife- Rella. Daughter- Deama Peterson of Sherman Lake, NE. Son- Justin Hallman of Ansley, NE. Sister- Janice McMurtrey of Rapid City, SD. Brother- Robert Hallman of Storm Lake, IA.

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Shirley Bachelor

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Memorial Services for Shirley Bachelor, age 82 of Valentine, NE, are on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Burial to be at a later date at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Bachelor passed away on Tuesday, February 21st at Pine View Good Samaritan Society in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Chuck Bennett of Colorado, Bobby Bennett of Valentine, NE, Ken Bennett of Valentine, NE, Rick Bennett of Valentine, NE and Randy Bennett of Lincoln, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Barbara Gale

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Funeral Service for Barbara Gale, age 89 of Cody, NE, is on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine, NE. Burial to follow at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Cody. Mrs. Gale passed away on Saturday, March 11th at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Son- Garrett Gale of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Janet Parkhurst of Cody, NE. Brother- Buzz Kime of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Mark Tucker, Sr.

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Mark Tucker, Sr., age 59 formerly of Lakeview, SD, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI. Funeral Service is on Friday, March 17th at 11:00 am at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Valentine, NE. A private family burial to be at a later date. Survivors include: Wife- Rhonda Tucker. Mother- Clairene Tucker. Sister- Linda Szabo. Brother- Noah Tucker. Sons- Jesse Tucker, Billy Tucker and Mark Tucker, Jr.
Daughters- Jenny Hovelson and Heather Lurz.

Cynthia Coulter

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Cynthia Coulter, age 65 formerly of the Springview, NE and Valentine, NE areas, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in Omaha, NE. A Memorial Service is at the Methodist Church in Springview on Saturday, March 11th at 1:00 pm. Burial is at the Pine Grove Cemetery on March 18th. Survivors include: Husband- John Crawford of Valentine, NE. Brothers- Tim of Montana, Joe Dan of Iowa and James of New Mexico. Sister- Catherine Bootzin of New Mexico.

Corrigan Funeral Home of Corrigan, Texas is in charge of the arrangements.

Linda Sedlmajer

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Linda Sedlmajer, age 67 of Mission, SD, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Sunday, March 5, 2017. Memorial Service is at 11:00 am, Friday, March 10th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission. Survivors include: Son- Robert Sedlmajer.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Altine Black Lance

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Altine (Burning Breast) Black Lance, age 58 of Mission, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, March 13th at the Soldier Creek Community Hall, Soldier Creek, SD. Burial at Grace Chapel Episcopal Cemetery in Soldier Creek. Survivors include: Husband- David Black Lance. Children- Gwendolyn Black Lance, Shilolyn Black Lance and Kristene Running Enemy, Sisters- Dorothy Young, Cornelia Burning Breast and Florine Burning Breast.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Lucille McCormick

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Memorial Service for Lucille McCormick, age 85 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. McCormick passed away on Monday, March 6th at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Kim of Sparks, NE and Patrick of Norfolk, NE. Daughter- Deborah Godel of Winner, SD. Sister- Bonnie Swim of Winslow, NE. Brother- Roger Foster of Sparks, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Bill Bishop

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Funeral Service for Bill Bishop, age 85 of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Burial to follow at Harmony Cemetery north of Valentine. Mr. Bishop passed away on Friday, March 3rd at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Sisters- Jacqueline Grace of Valentine, NE, Marilyn Bishop of Valentine, NE, Sharon Bishop of Henderson, NE, Jean McMindes of Grand Island, NE and Janet Bishop of Lincoln, NE. Brother- Bob Bishop of Lincoln, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

David Duane Harlan

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Memorial Services for David Duane Harlan, age 63 of Bassett, NE, are on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bassett. Burial is at the Bassett MEmeorial Park Cemetery. David Harlan passed away on Monday, March 6th at his home in Bassett. Survivors include: Wife- Phyllis Harlan of Bassett, NE. Daughter- Amber Push of Lincoln, NE. Sister- Joyce Dearmont of Greeley, CO.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Frank E. Weander, Jr.

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Funeral Services for Frank E. Weander, Jr., age 92 of Ainsworth, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Junior Weander passed away Friday, March 3rd in the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Son- Stanley Weander of Ardmore, OK.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Ivan Roth

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Ivan Roth, age 85 of Valentine, NE, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017. Memorial Service is at  11:00 am on Thursday, March 9th at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Jeanene Roth of Valentine, NE. Children- Cindy Monroe of Valentine, NE, Robin Roth of Valentine, NE and Kim Johnson of Spring Hill, KS. Sister- Doretta Bauer.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Kimberly Crane

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Kimberly Crane, age 41, passed away in Omaha, NE. Funeral Service is on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the St. Francis Community Building in St. Francis, SD. Burial is at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Mother- Darlene Crane. Children- Latrell and Tyshall Crane and Ashley and Bradley Metcalf. Siblings- Robin, Lucy, Maria and Steven Ray Crane.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Cathy Vrbka

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Cathy Vrbka, age 60, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Rosebud Hospital. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 4th at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE. Private burial at a later date. Survivors include: Husband- Randy Vrbka. Children- Danny Vrbka and Bobi Schmidt. Siblings- Sharon Swanson and Carol Rohr.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Jeanette (Johnson) Hoffmann

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Mass of Christian Burial for Jeanette (Johnson) Hoffmann, age 82 of Nenzel, NE, is on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 10:00 am MT at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nenzel. Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Mrs. Hoffmann passed away on Friday, February 24th at Countryside Care in Gordon, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Tom V. Hoffmann. Children- Russell Laughlin, Tom Hoffmann and Jennifer Schoon. Step-Cildren- Mary Beth Fergus, John Hoffmann and Victor Hoffmann. Brothers and Sisters- Collean Fredrickson, Larry Johnson, Gregg Johnson, Carol Johnson, John Johnson, Ed Johnson and George Johnson.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Dennis Blak Wolf

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Dennis Black Wolf, age 43 of White River, SD, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Monday, February 27, 2017. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, March 3rd at Sacred Heart Hall in White River. Burial is at the White River Cemetery. Survivors include: Mother- Carmen (Fogg) Black Elk.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert D. Scott

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Memorial Services for Robert D. “Bob” Scott, age 93 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11:00 am at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial of ashes to be held at a later date in Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake, NE. Bob Scott passed away on Tuesday, February 28th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Dora Scott of Ainsworth, NE. Son- Rick Scott of Omaha, NE. Daughter- Pam Scott of Las Vegas, NV.

Hoch Funeral Home of Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Agnes Running Enemy

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Agnes “Aggie” (Walking Crow) Running Enemy, age 87, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the White River Health Care Center. Funeral Servce is at 1:00 pm on Friday, March 3rd at the Community Building in Two Strike, SD. Burial at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Spring Creek, SD. Survivors include: Children- Jerry Running Enemy, Curt Running Enemy and Mona Whiting.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Nellie Rhoades

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Funeral Service for Nellie Rhoades, age 93 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 11:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Rhoades passed away on Saturday, February 25th at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughter- Sandra Aeschilman of Valentine, NE. Son- Jerry Rhoades of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Wendell Leeper

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Graveside Service for Wendell Leeper, age 72 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11:00 am MT at the Gordon Cemetery in Gordon, NE. Mr. Leeper passed away on Friday, February 24th in Broken Bow, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Linda Leeper of Valentine, NE. Sons- Wade of Gordon, NE and Corby of Callaway, NE. Sisters- Bertha Johnson of Rapid City, SD and Berdella Hicks of Martin, SD.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Judy Black Elk

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Funeral Service for Judy Black Elk, age 66 of White River, SD, is at 2:00 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Swift Bear Community Hall in White River. Burial is at St. Ignaius Catholic Cemetery in White River. Survivors include: Children- John, Shelly, Joseph, Rose, Jolla, Jesse and Cora. Sister- Eva Louise Iyotte.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Tracey Lynn Brave Bird

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Funeral Service for Tracey Lynn Brave Bird, age 25 of Upper Cut Meat, SD, is at 2:00 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Upper Cut Meat Youth Hall. Burial is in White Horse Cemetery at Upper Cut Meat. Survivors include: Dad- Travis Brave Bird, Sr. Mom- Eva Little Thunder. Daughter- Nena Two Eagle. Brothers- Odell, Gilbert, Travis, Jr. and Raymond. Sisters- Toni, Amanda and Sonya.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Leslie Dean Farris. Jr.

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Memorial Services for Leslie Dean “Les” Farris, Jr., age 65 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Chruch in Ainsworth. Burial with Military Honors are at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Les Farris passed away on Monday, February 20th at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Survivors include: Daughter- Lezlie Farris-Chimienti of Rockville Centre, NY. Son- Joshua Farris of Omaha, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Marcella E. Welke

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Funeral Services for Marcella E. Welke, age 95 of Sterling Heights, MI and formerly of Wood Lake. NE, are on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Marcella Welke passed away Sunday, February 19th at Sterling Heights, MI. Survivors include: Daughter Rita Sierra of Sterling Heights, MI.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Matthew Paul Lenz

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Matthew Paul Lenz, age 27 of Omaha, NE and formerly of Hyannis, NE, passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 in Omaha. Funeral Services are on Saturday, February 18th at 2:00 pm MST at the Shepherd of the Hills Church at Hyanis. Burial is in the Hyannis Cemetery.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangemets.

Alvina Mina

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Alvina Mina, age 99, passed away at the White River Nursing Home on Friday, February 10, 2017. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Wednesday, February 15th at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in St. Francis, SD with burial at St. Charles Cemetery. Survivors include: Children- Harold Kindle, Wanda Bowlin, William Kindle and Cheryl Balfany.

Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Norman Wilson

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Norman Wilson, age 85 of Mission, SD, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 18th at the SGU Multipurpose Center in Mission. Burial to be May 29, 2017 at Bad Nation Cemetery. Survivors include: Wife- Bernadine Wilson. Children- Ann Wilson Frederick, Alex Wilson, Charles Wilson, Andrew Wilson, Angel Wilson, Dean Wilson, Emil Wilson, Josh Wilson and Jamie Wilson.

Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Ray Shaw

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Ray Shaw, age 58, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 18th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at Stl Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Daughter- Lisa Shaw.

Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

John Dean Sharp Fish, Sr.

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John Dean Sharp Fish, Sr, age 58, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017. Funeral and final viewing is at 10:00 am on Friday, February 17th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Survivors include: Brothers- Pedro, Irwin Sr. and Derwin Sharp Fish. Sister- Eldena Sharp Fish. Children- Lisa, Dustin, Casey, John Jr., Crystal, Shelly and Sonja Sharp Fish, Jessica Iwan, Trina DeLeon, Kim Whipple and Tia Gardner.

Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

William Calvin Schell II

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William Calvin Schell II, age 73 of Valentine, NE, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017 after a valiant fight with cancer. Viewing is on Wednesday, February 15th at 6:00 pm at the American Legion Hall in Fort Bridber, WY. Graveside Services are at the Fort Bridger Cemetery at 10:00 am on Thursday, February 16th. Survivors include: Wife Tanya Schell. Children- Bill Schell of Washam, WY, Deb Hoffman of Valentine, NE and Jim Schell of Valentine, NE.

Sherri R. Tucker

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Sherri Renee Tucker, 53, of Taylor, Nebraska passed away February 8, 2017 at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in the Southwest Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
A memorial service is at 10:00 a.m. at the Assembly of God Church in Taylor, Nebraska on Thursday, February 16, 2017.
Survivors include: Husband – Dewey Tucker of Taylor, Nebraska. Five children – John Covey of Wichita, Kansas, Michael Covey of Humboldt, Kansas, Ryus Tucker of Burwell, Nebraska, Katelyn Quincy Bennett of Kearney, Nebraska and Shiann Tucker of Broken Bow, Nebraska. Father – Michael Casper of Moran, Kansas. Mother – Marilyn Richardson of Junction City, Oregon. Sisters – Michelle Baker of West Bank, British Columbia, Canada and Maggie Munoz of Portland, Oregon. Half-brother, Jimmy Casper of Moran, Kansas.

Hitchcock Funeral Home of Burwell, NE in charge of service arrangements. 308-346-4551

Leslie W. Graff

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Funeral Services for Leslie W. Graff, age 102 of Ansley, NE and formerly of Johnstown, NE, are on Fraday, February 17, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Assembly of God Church in Ainsworth, NE. Burial is at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Leslie Graff passed away on Friday, February 10th at the Rose Lane Home in Loup City, NE. Survivors include: Daughter- Vickie Johnson of Ansley, NE. Son Bill Graff of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Dorothy Neal Johnston

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Mary Dorothy Neal Johnston, age 91 of Thedford, NE, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Pioneer Memorial Rest Home in Mullen, NE. Mass of Christian Burial is on Wednesday, February 15th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mullen. Burial is at Hillcrest Cemetery in Thedford.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 308-546-2260.

Charles Marshall

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Charles Marshall, age 47 of Mission, SD, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2017 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Monday, February 13th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission. Final Interment at Sandhills Cremation Service. Survivors include: Daughters- Raven and Olowan. Sisters- Deb Eskar, Karita Marshall, Kathy Stands-Keegan, Jennifer Stands, Shawna Marshall and Lindsay Reifel.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Delores Taylor

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Delores Taylor, age 74, formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away in Brush, CO on January 23, 2017. Memorial Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 11th at the Berea Bible Church in Valentine with burial following at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Son- Brad Taylor. Daughter- Renee Cox. Sister- Virginia Kuipers. Brothers- Leslie Shelbourn and Robert Shelbourn.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Roberta Hawk

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Roberta Hawk, age 82, passed away at the Rosebud Hospital on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Memorial Service and dinner is at 11:00 am on Thursday, February 9th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud. Burial to be at a later date at St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery near Oglala, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Mattie High Pipe

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Mattie High Pipe, age 58, passed away at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine, NE on Saturday, February 4, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm o Thursday, February 9th at St, Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. A private family scattering of ashes to be at a later date. Survivors include: Brother- Ira High Pipe. Daughters- Catalina and Rosa Aguilar.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Ethel Lance

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Ethel Lance, age 78, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Friday, February 3, 2017. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 11th at the Rosebud Community Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial to be at a later date at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Jolene Rogers, Roulene Lance, Josepine Mack and Roselene Lance. Sisters- Sharon Stead, Lena Toledo and Philomene Omaha Boy.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles J. Fuller

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Memorial Services for Charles J. “Charlie” Fuller, age 72 of Bassett, NE, are on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Bassett. Burial to be at a later date. Charlie Fuller passed away Monday, January 30th at the CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, NE. Survivors include: Sister- Evelyn Kirstine of Tularosa, NM.

Hoch Funeral Home of Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.

Amber A. Frerichs

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Funeral Services for Amber A. Frerichs, age 21 of Bassett, NE, are on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Rock County High School Gymnasium in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Amber Frerichs passed away Saturday, February 4th from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident near Amherst, NE. Survivors include: Parents- Barry and Amy Frerichs of Bassett, NE. Brother- Brennan Frerichs of Kearney, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home of Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.

Lois Lien

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Funeral Service for Lois Lien, age 83 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Lien passed away on January 30th at her home in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Rick of Hemmingford, NE, Ron of Minatare, NE, Russ of Aguanga, CA and David of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Debra Witte of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Betty Carr

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Funeral Service for Betty Carr, age 93 of White River, SD, is on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the White River United Methodist Church in White River. Burial is on Monday, February 6th at 11:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Mrs. Carr passed away on Thursday, February 2nd in Pierre, SD. Survivors include: Daughters- Pamela Winkler of White River, SD, Cheryl Strunk of Marshalltown, IA, Kathleen McKee of Sioux Falls, SD and Elizabeth Briggs of Midland, SD. Sister- Janice Hewitt of Philip. SD.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

John "Jack" Carr

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Funeral Service for John “Jack” Carr, age 92 of White River, SD, is on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 11:00 am at the White River School Gym in White River. Burial to follow at 2:30 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Mr. Carr passed away on Friaday, January 27th in Pierre, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Betty of White River, SD. Daughters- Pamela Winkler of White River, SD, Cheryl Strunk of Marshalltown, IA, Kathleen McKee of Sioux Falls, SD and Elizabeth Briggs of Midland, SD.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Richard J. Tate

Richard J. Tate passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the North Platte Care Center. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm, Thursday, February 2nd at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE. Burial at Mounty Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Shirley. Sons- Robert of Clearfield, SD and David of Gillette, WY. Daughter- Susan Love of New Castle, WY.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Josephine E. Davis

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Josephine E. “Jo” Davis, age 82 of Ashby, NE, passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at North Platte, NE. Funeral Services are on Thursday, February 2nd at 2:00 PM MT at Shepherd of the Hills Church in Hyannis, NE. Burial in the Ashby Cemetery.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 308-546-2260.

Michelle Red Feather

Funeral Service for Michelle Red Feather is at 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Saint Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis, SD with burial to follow at Crow Eagle Cemetery.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Velma Little Eagle

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Funeral Service for Velma Little Eagle, age 77, is at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 30, 2017 at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial at St. Patrick Cemetery in Old He Dog, SD. Survivors include: Children- Phillip Menard, Sr., John Menard, Willard Menard and Ed Menard. Siblings- Winnifred Plumman, Mary Lou Runing Horse, Wayne Running Horse, Sr., Marion Running Horse and Joe Running Horse, Sr.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Marvin J. Reynolds

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Memorial Services for Marvin J. Reynolds, age 77 of Bassett, NE, are on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Newport Cemetery with Military Rites. Marvin Reynolds passed away Tuesday, January 24th at the Rock County Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Wife- Lanette Reynolds of Bassett, NE. Twin Sons- Shawn Reynolds of Bassett, NE and Waylon Reynolds of Newport, NE. Daughter- Joanie Reynolds of Ainsworth, NE. Sisters- Eldene Wall of East Wenatchee, WA and Elaine Walker of Lebanon, OR.

Hoch Funeral Home of Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.

Maybelle Carr

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Funeral Service for Maybelle Carr, age 101 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Carr passed away on Sunday, January 22nd at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughters- Janice Scripter of Gering, NE, Jeanne Smith of Norfolk, NE, Cathy Segrist of Spearfish, SD and Sheila Carr of Valentine, NE. Son- Bobby Carr of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Edith Marie Romey

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Edith Marie (Hop) Romey, age 83, passed away at Ponderosa Villa in Crawford, NE on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Funeral Services are at 2:00 pm, Thursday, January 26th at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs, SD. Burial to follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs. Survivors include: Children- Marilyn Dueker of Gehring, NE, Jeanette Heinert of Parmalee, SD, John Romey of Oelrichs, SD, Susan Laughlin of Rapid City, SD and Nadine Horner of Miles City, MT. Brothers- Jim Osmotherly of Oelrichs, SD and Bill Osmotherly of Crawford, NE.

Chamberlain-McColley’s Funeral Home of Hot Springs is in charge of the arrangements. 605-745-5197

Lynda Martha Mae Pretty Bird

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Lynda Martha Mae Pretty Bird, age 61 of Spring Creek, SD, passed away at her home in Spring Creek on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 27th at the Spring Creek Community Building. Burial at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Spring Creek. Survivors include: Son- Patrick Pretty Bird, Jr. Sisters- Margaret Lincoln and Donna Hollow Horn Bear.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Kenneth Cochran

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Memorial Service for Kenneth Cochran, age 89 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Mr. Cochran passed away on Saturday, January 14th at Ponderosa Villa in Crawford, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Doris of Valentine, NE. Son- James Cochran of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in Charge of the arrangements.

Carl Frauen

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Funeral Services for Carl Frauen, age 41 from the Sparks, NE area, are on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Valentine United Methodist Church. Mr. Frauen passed away on Saturday, January 14th. Survivors include: Parents- Monte and Kathy Frauen. Sister- Robyn Reese of Curtis, NE.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Nancy Gaye (Ewoldt) Mosttler

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Nancy Gaye (Ewoldt) Mosttler, age 69 of Sublette, KS and formerly of Thedford, NE, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, KS. Survivors include: Husband- Walter Mosttler of Sublette, KS. Children- Blake Heady of Kalvesta, KS, Brenda Mosttler of Sublette, KS and Domonique Mosttler or Sublette, KS. Brother- Bernard Ewoldt of Valentine, NE. Sisters- Carol Dubs of Ashb, NE, Rose Condos of Long Lake, CO, Ann Guinard of Aurora, CO, Merry Jones of Strasburg, CO, Margie Daniels of Hershey, NE and Alee Tucker of Copeland, KS. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 18th at the Sublette American Legion.

Swaim Funeral Home of Sublette is in charge of the arrangements.

Debra Waln

Debra Waln passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at the Rosebud Hospital. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 19th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD. Burial at a later date at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Parents- Ben Jensen and Wanita Prue. Sons- Calvin “Hawkeye”, Jeremy and Jay Waln. Siblings- Cisco and Joe Jensen and Sharyl La Pointe. Husband- Calvin Waln, Sr.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

James Colburn

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Funeral Service for James Colburn, age 88 of Scottsbluff, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mr. Colburn passed away on Thursday, January 12th at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. Survivors include: Sister- Delores Lines of Knoxville, TN. Brother- Jerry Colburn of Scottsbluff, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Ann Marie Tolly

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Ann Marie (Hanna) Tolly, age 76 of Lincoln, NE, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. A Celebration of Life Service is on Wednesday, January 18th at 11:00 am at First Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln. Survivors include: Huaband- Harry R. Tolly. Son- Chad W. Tolly. Daughter- Kristin Imms. Sister- Rachel Dent.

Roper and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy Hazen

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Dorothy Hazen, 84, of Valentine passed away on January 11, 2017. Funeral service is Saturday, January 14 at 11:00 am at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine, with burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Survivors include: daughter, Crickett Janssen of Crookston, NE, and son Alan of Bayard, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of service arrangements.

Marvin Copeland

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Marvin Copeland, age 55 of Valetine, passed away January 9th at his home in Valentine. Funeral service is Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Burial will follow at the Sparks Cemetery. Survivors include: Mother- Betty of Valentine, NE. Sister- Marla Kilmer of Valentine, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of service arrangements.

Trudy Paxson

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Funeral Service for Trudy Paxson, age 95 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Paxson passed away on Tuesday, January 10th at the Cherry County Hospital. Survivors include: Daughters- Jane Grooms and Kathy Keller.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of service arrangements.

Bill Renning

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Bill Renning passed away January 8, 2017 at Cherry Hills in Valentine. Funeral is Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife: Barb of Valentine, Sons: David of Valentine and Michael of Emerson, NE, Daughters: Sara Ferguson of Wood Lake, NE, Sister: Joanne Scherer of Grants Pass, OR.
Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of service arrangements.

Everett Terca

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Everet Terca, age 96 of Presho, passed away January 7, 2017 at the Winner Regional Health Care Center. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm, Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Presho United Methodist Church. Burial at Presho City Cemetery. Survivors include: Daughters: Sharon of Santa Maria, CA and Lorna of Valentine, NE.
Isberg Funeral Chapel is in charge of service arrangements.

William “Poncho” Zimiga

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William “Poncho” Zimiga passed away January 7, 2017 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Funeral is at 11:00 am, Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Bishop Harold Jones Building, Mission, SD. Burial at St. Charles Cemetery. Survivors include: Spouse: Earlene, Daughters: Letha Quigley, Millie Crow Good Voice, Thomasine Fool Bull, Leslie Fool Bull, Erin Zimiga, Corrina Zimiga, Serena Zimiga, Sons: William, Marshall, John and Leslie Zimiga and Michael Primeaux, Siblings: Wes, Hobart, Robert Tim, Lavon and Mark Zimiga, Elizabeth Pecina and LaVon Zimiga.
Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements.

Robert Stevens

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Robert Stevens, age 88 of Valentine, NE, passed away at Pineview Good Samaritan Center on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Funeral Services are at 2:00 pm on January 10th at Zion Lutheran Church in Valentine. Burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Lorraine Stevens. Sons- Thomas Stevens of Colorado Springs, CO, Dennis Stevens of Anderson, IN, Jeffery Stevens of Parker, AZ and Robert ‘Bobby’ Stevens of Anderson, IN. Stepdaughters- Kay Sokol and Kristi Lurz.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jonas J. Dillon, Jr.

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Funeral Services for Jonas J. “Joney” Dillon, Jr., age 77 of Bassett, NE, are on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm At Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial is at Thurman Cemetery near Bassett. Joney Dillon passed away on Tuesday, January 3rd at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett. Survivors include: Wife- Carolyn Dillon of Bassett, NE. Children- Jolyn Dillon-Clark of Long Pine, NE, James Dillon of Long Pine, NE, Justin Dillon of Johnstown, NE and Cody Dillon of Long Pine, NE. Brother- Jerry Dillon of Janesville, WI. Sisters- Luella “Ellie” Dillon of Huron, SD, Bobbi Hempel of Bassett, NE, Judy Hulshizer of Alabama and Melinda Turpin of Newport, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Rose Mooney

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Rose Mooney, age 77, passed away in Kearney, NE. Funeral Service is att 11:00 am on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the United MEthodist Church in Valentine, NE. Burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Duane DuBray

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Duane DuBray, age 47, passed away in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Clark Hall in Rosebud, SD. Burial is at Calvary Episcopal Cemetery in Okreek, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Faron McCloskey

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Faron McCloskey, age 56, passed away in Helena, OK. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, December 23, 2016 at Digmann Hall in St. Francis, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ray Schillberg

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Ray Schillberg, age 74, passed away on Friday, December 16th, 2016. He was a longtime resident of Valentine, Nebraska, but returned to New York a few years ago to be closer to his grandchildren.

He is survived by his children, Jessica Cruz and Daniel Schillberg, his sister Arlene Colaiacovo and his brother Thomas Schillberg.

A memorial celebration will be held at the Bunkhouse in Valentine at 4pm on Friday, December 23rd. A memorial service will be held in New York in the spring of 2017.

Cooper Simon Stewart

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Funeral Services for Cooper Simon Stewart, 5 month old infant son of Lucas and Melissa Stewart of Long Pine, NE, are on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 1:30 pm at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett, NE. Burial to follow in the Willowdale Cemetery near Newport, NE. Cooper Stewart passed away Saturday, December 17th at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Survivors include: Parents- Lucas adn Melissa Stewart of Long Pine, NE. Grandparents- Dale and Janet Stewart of Newport, NE and Virgil and Kathleen Heine of York, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Isadore Schweigman

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Isadore “Izzy” Schweigman, age 82 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at his home on Monday, December 12, 2016. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 21st at Digmann Hall in St. Francis. Burial at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Children- Geno Schweigman and Delores Schweigman-Long. Siblings- Karen Thompson, Ben Black Bear, Jr. and Sandra Black Bear-White.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Ross Brockley

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Funeral Service for Ross Brockley, age 87 of Valentine, EN, is on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 10:30 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Rosary at 7:00 pm at the church on Monday evening. Mr. Brockley passed away on Friday, December 16th at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors inclue- Wife- Gina Brockley of Valentine, NE. Sons- Mike Brockley of Grand Island, NE and Brad Brockley of Broken Bow, NE. Daughter- Lisa Spilker of Lincoln, NE. Brothers- George Brockley of Lincoln, NE and Tom Brockley of Nebraska City, NE.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Laura May Alderman

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Funeral Services for Laura May Alderman, age 89 of Newport, NE, are on Wednesday, December 12, 2016 at 1:30 pm at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial is at the Newport Cemetery. Laura Alderman passed away on Friday, December 16th at Parkside Manor in Stuart, NE. Survivors include: Huisband- Lloyd “Sunny” Alderman of Newport, NE. Children- Cherri Jann Reichenberg of Jefferson, OR, James Michael ALderman of Newport, NE, Vange Lynn Alderman of Seaside, OR, Chadd Pattric Alderman of Fults, IL, Vance Roderic Alderman of Lincoln, NE, John Christopher Alderman of Newport, NE and Robert Rosh Alderman of Lincoln, NE. Sister- Jean Thayer of Corvallis, OR.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Teresa B. Wilkins

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Funeral Services for Teresa B. Wilkins, age 98 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Teresa Wilkins passed away on Thursday, December 15th at her home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Son Chet Wilkins of Ainsworth, NE. Daughter- Maomi Denny of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Joey Schmidt

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Joey Schmidt, age 40, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Tuesday, December 20th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD in conjunction with the Jeweleon Blue Thunder funeral service. Burials are at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in White River, SD. Ssurvivors include: Parents- Mary Whiting and Mike Schmidt. Siblings- AJ Brewer, Nikki Schmidt and Mike Schmidt, Jr.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Antoinette Whiting

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Antoinette Whiting, age 77, passed away in Lincoln, NE on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 20th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud, SD. Burial at Crow Eagle Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Burton “BB” Whiting, Rochelle “Shelly” Naragon, Delores “Lori” Armagost and Ted Whiting. Sister- Marilyn Knox.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jeweleon Blue Thunder

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Jeweleon Blue Thunder, age 18, passed away November 26, 2016. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Tuesday, December 20th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD in conjunction with the Joey Schmidt funeral service. Burials are at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in White River, SD. Survivors include: Mother- Charla Buettner. Siblings- Jolie and Robert Schmidt.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Harry Joseph Hunts Horse

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Harry Joseph Hunts Horse, 3 month old infant son of Candice White Buffalo, passed away at home in Mission, SD on Sunday, December 11, 2016. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm Thursday, December 15th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission. Burial at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in White River, SD. Survivors include: Mother- Candice White Buffalo. Father- Cameron Hunts Horse. Siblings- Wanbli & Wamni Y omni Featherman, Waste Hunts Horse and Wakiconze White Buffalo.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Marybeth Witt Turbyfill

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Marybeth Witt Turbyfill, age 62 of Phenix City, AL and formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Phenix City, AL. Survivors include: Daughter- Amie Baxter of Gathersburg, MD. Son- Kent Turbyfill of Phenix City, AL. Father- Walter Witt of Valentine, NE. Sister- Cathy Duncan of Valentine, NE. Memorial Service is on Wednesday, December 14th at 1:00 pm at the Berean Bible Church in Valentine.

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