Obituaries

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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