Current Obituaries

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Alfred D. Brock, Jr.

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Alfred “Al” David Brock, Jr., age 78, of Valentine, NE, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 iin Stuart, NE after a battle with cancer. Survivors include: Wife Helen Brock and three stepchildren and families. Per Al’s request there will be no funeral service at this time. There will be a private family memorial tribute at a later date.

Bob Yeager

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Memorial Service for Bob Yeager, age 92 of Valentine, NE, is pending at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Bob Yeager passed away on Wednesday,m December 12, 2018 at his home. Survivors include: Daughter- Linda Hamilton of Hyattville, WY.  Son- Kirk Yeager of Denver, CO. Sister- Sadie Borland of Lincoln, NE.
 
Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

Kenneth W. O'Hare

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Funeral Services for Kenneth W. O’Hare, age 93 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Ainsworth United Methodist Church. Burial with Military Honors to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Kenneth O’Hare passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, NE. Survivors include: his wife and five children.
 
Hoch Funeral Home of Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Tonya Whirlwind Soldier

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Tonya Whirlwind Soldier, age 48, passed away at her home in Grass Mountain, SD on December 8th, 2018. Memorial services are pending. Survivors include:
Sons: Marc, John & Daniel Whirlwind Soldier, Parents: Homer & Rosalie Whirlwind Soldier, Siblings: Merle Whirlwind Soldier, Connie Horse Looking & Beth Hogan.
 

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gerald Good Voice

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Gerald Good Voice, age 56 of White River, passed away at the Rosebud Hospital on December 7th, 2018. Funeral is at 10:30 am Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Swift Bear Community Hall. Burial at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in White River. Survivors include: Siblings – Patty Bordeaux-Nelson, Laurie Sharp Butte, Phyllis White Shield, Rodney James Bordeaux, Jody Totton, Jim Bordeaux, Victor Eugene Rivera, Ralph Edward Rivera and Conrad ‘Stoney’ Good Voice.
 

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Kathy Colburn

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Kathy Colburn, age 62, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in Lincoln. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial will be at a later date. Survivors include: Husband – Bill of Valentine, Daughters – Lindsey of Overland Park, KS, Chelsey of Prairie View, KS, Son – Lane of Omaha, Sisters – LaDonne Moosman of Valentine, Debra Hartman of Lincoln and Brother – Mark Walgren of Valentine.

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

Cynthia Crow Eagle

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Cynthia Crow Eagle, age 66 of St Francis, SD, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 at her home. Funeral is at 1:00 pm on Thursday, December 6th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud, SD. Burial at Crow Eagle Family Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Children- Lawrence Two Eagle, Billie Spotted Calf and Robbi Two Eagle. Sisters- Darlene,  Velda, Arlene & Mary Rose. Brothers- Roger, Billy Joe and Mike.

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

Judith O'Neill

Judith O’Neill passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Pineview Good Samaritan Ceter in Valentine, NE. Funeral Service is at the Valentine Presbyterian Church at 11:00 am on Monday, December 3rd. Graveside service is at 3:00 pm CT at the Martin Community Cemetery, Martin, SD. Survivors include: Children- Sandy Lang of Gillette, WY, Tony O’Neill of Cody, NE, Rick O’Neill of Cody, NE and Beth O’Neill of Seattle, WA. Brother- Jack Eitzen of Valentine, NE.

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

Anthony M. "Tony" Day

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Memorial Services fpr Anthony M. “Tony” Day, age 31 of Tecumseh, NE and formerly of Ainsworth, NE, are on Wednesday, December 1, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the First Baptist Church in Tecumseh. Follow up Memorial Services are on Friday, December 7th at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Inurnment to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Tony Day passed away on Tuesday, November 27th at his home in Tecumseh. Survivors include: Parents- Phil and Marsha Fuchs of Ainsworth, NE. Brothers- Dustin Fuchs of Mukilteo, WA, Danny Schulte of Oklahoma and Dale Schulte of Texas.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Patsy Left Hand Bull

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Patsy Left Hand Bull, age 70 of St. Francis, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on November 26, 2018. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 1st at the St. Francis Community Hall in st. Francis, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Children- Marie, Cecelia Edwards, John Edwards, Wilson DeNoyer III, Catherine Black Bear, Christine Little Hoop and Anthony Little Hoop. Siblings- Phadelia, Ruby, Arlene, Joe and Bill Left Hand Bull.

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

Brenda White Horse-Primeaux

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Brenda White Horse-Primeaux, age 68 of Vermillion, SD passed away at her home on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, November 30th at the Soldier Creek Community Hall in Soldier Creek, SD. Burial at Grace Chapel Cemetery in Soldier Creek. Survivors include: Daughters- Brenda ‘Mary’ Young and Courtney Ortega. Brother- Perry ‘Tuffy’ Snow Fly.

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

Nadine Simons

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Nadine Simons, age 96 formerly of Sparks, NE, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018 at Silver Ridge Assisted Living Center in Gretna, NE. Survivors include: Sons- Pat of Frisco, TX, Tom of Lincoln, NE and Greg of Omaha, NE. Daughter- Peggy Medema of Valentine, NE. Graveside Services at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery are to be at a later date.

Monica Rabbitt

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Monica Rabbitt, age 57 of St. Francis, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Friday, November 23, 2018. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 1st at St. Francis Indian School High School Gym in St. Francis. Buria; is a t Sees  Red Family Cemetery, Two Strike, SD.

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

Janet Moon

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Funeral Service for Janet Moon, age 62 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Janet Moon passed away on Monday, November 26th at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Mother- Edith Bachelor. Sons- Kris Gentry and Justin Moon. Brother- Jack Bachelor.

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

Irene Larvie

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Irene Larvie, age 83 of Parmelee, SD, passed away at Pineview Good Samaritan Center in Valentine, NE on Friday, November 23, 2018. Funeral Service is on Thursday, November 29th at 2:00 pm at the Lutheran Church in Rosebud, SD followed by burial at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cemetery at Lower Cut Meat Community, Parmelee, SD.

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

Virginia L. "Jenny" Osborn

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Funeral Services for Virginia L. “Jenny” Osborn, age 79 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Assembly of God Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Jenny Osborn passed away on Friday, November 23rd at the Cottonwood Villa in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Glenda Osborn Mason of Grand Island, NE, Marty Osborn of Beaver, OK, James Osborn of Ainsworth, NE, Tom Osborn of Ainsworth, NE and Chuch Osborn of Ainsworth, NE. Siblings- Sadona Dale Vanover of Oklahoma City, OK, James Wright of Ashford, AL and Marion Wright of Ashford, AL.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Reva Stead-Rattling Leaf

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Reva Stead-Rattling Leaf, age 68 of Mission, SD, passed away at Rapid City Regional Hospital on November 18, 2018. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 26th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial is at the Stead Family Cemetery in  Ring Thunder Community, SD. Survivors include: Children- Teri Arcoren, Britnee Rattling Leaf and Vivian Rattling Leaf. Sister- Sharon B. Stead.

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

Rev. Cleveland Never Misses A Shot

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Rev. Cleveland Never Misses A Shot, age 55 of Lake Andes, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Funeral Meeting is at 6:00 pm on Monday, November 26th at the Joseph Abdo, Sr. residence in Lake Andes. Burial is at 10:00 am Tuesday, November 27th at the Native American Church Cemetery Charles Mix County, Greenwood, SD. Survivors include: Daughter- Lucy Leines of Wagner, SD. Sisters- Eleanor Lovejoy and Vida Red Bird.

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

Richard Dorian, Sr.

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Richard Dorian, Sr., age 60 of Valentine, NE, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018. Memorial Service is at 10:00 am on Wednesday, November 28th at Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine. Inurnment at a later date. Survivors include: Wife- Christy Wantz of Valentine, NE. Children- Jacob, Tyrel and Freianna Dorian of Valentine, NE. Kyle and Richard “Tim” Dorian of Rapid City, SD, Cynthia and Justin Dorian of Rosebud, SD, Jared Dorian of Webster, SD and Yvette Walking Eagle of Winner, SD. Brother- Wilson Cloudman of Valentine, NE. Sister- Pauline Cloudman of Rosebud, SD.

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

David Brave

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David Brave, age 51 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on November 12, 2018. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 17th at the Community Center in Wood, SD. Burial is at Mediator Cemetery in Wood. Survivors include: Siblings- Steve Brave, Jeannie Brave, Robin Haukaas, Lisa Brave, Leann Brave and Randy Brave.

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

Mary Williams

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Funeral Service for Mary Williams, age 96 of Albuquerque, NM and formerly of Valentine, NE, are on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine. Graveside service will be at 1:30 CT at the Kilgore Cemetery in Kilgore, NE. Mary Williams passed away on Thursday, November 8th in Albuquerque. Survivors include: Daughters- Dianne Brandon of Albuquerque, NM and Suzanne Sanford of San Luis, CO. Son- Steven Williams of Carbondale, CO.

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

Emmaline Eagle Bear

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Emmaline Eagle Bear, age 89 of Norris, SD, passed away at her home on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 13th at the Tiwahe el Wacikiyapi in Norris. Burial is at Looking White Sundance Grounds northeast of Norris. Dinner/Giveawa following at Ben Looking White Memorial Hall in Norris. Survivors include: Sons- Leroy, Russell, Arnold and Patrick Eagle Bear. Daughter- Kris Wooden Knife.

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

Dale Coleman

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Funeral Service for Dale Coleman, age 89 of Valentine, NE, is on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Dale Coleman passed away on November 7th at Pineview Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Viola of Valentine, NE. Son- Gary of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Jeanie Miller of Scottsbluff, NE.

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

Florentine "Frosty" Chief Eagle, Sr.

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Funeral Services for Florentine “Frosty” Chief Eagle, Sr., age 80 of Okreek, SD, are at 2:00 pm on saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Okreek Community Building. Burial is at St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Okreek. Survivors include:  Children- Jacqueline, Florentine “Joe”, Jr., Jeremy “Jerry”, Estelle “EJ”, Jason, Selena, SiouxAnn, Theresa and Jeanell Chief Eagle and Cynthia Roubideaux.

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

Georgean "Jean" Stenka

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Funeral Services for Georgean “Jean” Stenka, age 76 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Friday, November 9. 2018 at 10:30 am at the St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. Burial is in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Jean Stenka passed away on Monday, November 5th at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln, NE.  Survivors include: Children- Kelly Stenka ov Valentine, NE, Kurt Stenka of Cheyenne, WY, Kenneth Stenka of Stuart, NE, Scott Stenka of Lincoln, NE. Sheri Papini of Sioux Falls, SD and Mark Stenka of Lincoln, NE. Brother- Rich Gappa of Grand Island, NE. Sisters- Diane Chelewski of Arcadia, NE and Donna Fells of Mulvane, KS.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lois N. Bennett

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Funeral Services for Lois N. Bennett, age 98 of Bassett, NE, are on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow at the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Lois Bennett passed away on Sunday, November 4th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Daughters- Faye Saar of Bassett, NE and Jaci Harmon of Atkinson, NE. Brother- Wayne Krause of Longview, WA.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Henry "Heinie" William Rudnick

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Memorial Services for Henry “Heinie” William Rudnick, age 86 of Long Pine, NE, are on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth, NE. Inurnment to follow at the Ainsworth Cemetery in Ainsworth. Heinie Rudnick passed away on Wednesday, October 10th in his home. Survivors include: Wife- Lois Joan Rudnick of Long Pine, NE. Children- Chris Rudnick of Colorado Springs, CO, Tom Rudnick of Ft. Collins, Co and Betty Bower of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Marylouise "Marylou" Giles

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Funeral Services for Marylouise “Marylou” Giles, age 91 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial is in the Giles Cemetery at Elsmere, NE. Marylou Giles passed away on Wednesday, October 31st at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Ssurvivors include: Daughters- Cynthia Giles Smith of Ainsworth, NE and Alyce Ann Clasen of Hot Springs, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Donald L. Fredericksen

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Funeral Service for Donald L. Fredericksen, age 82 of Long Pine, NE, is on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Ainsworth Assembly of God Church. Burial with Military Honors is in the Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine.  Donald Fredericksen passed away on Thursday, November 1st at his home in Long Pine. Survivors include: Wife- Joan Fredericksen of Long Pine, NE. Daughter- April Hinrichs of Ainsworth, NE. Son- Mike Griffin of Helena, MT. Stepsons- Willy Hoffman of Long Pine, NE, John Hoffman of Cheyenne, WY and Kevin Hoffman of Eagle Point, OR.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Theresa Kimmel

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Theresa Kimmel, age 65 of Rosebud, SD, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Monday, October 29, 2018. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, November 2nd at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud. Inurnment to be at a later date. Survivors include: Children- Leanna Spotted Calf and Jason Kimmel, Sr. Siblings- Mark Kimmel, Chuck Kimmel, Daryl Kimmel, Herbert Kimmel, Sr. and Pam Kimmel.

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

Leland Mundorf

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Funeral Service for Leland Mundorf, age 84 of Elephant Butte, NM and formerly of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 10:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Leland Mundorf passed away on Friday, October 26th in Truth or Consequences, NM.

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

Joseph A. Bejot

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Graveside Services for Joseph A. Bejot, age 88 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Military Honors wil be conducted by Ainsworth American Legion Post #79. Joe Bejot passed away on Saturday, October 27th at the Borwn County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Sheila Bejot of Ainsworth, NE. Daughters- Joanne Voegler of Albuquerque, NM, Susan Albue of Phoenix, AZ and Christina Lavery of Bicester, England. Stepson- Max Alberts of Spencer, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Samantha Herman

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Funeral Service for Samantha ‘Sammie’ Herman, age 17 of Mission, SD, is at 1:00 pm on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission. Burial is at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Parents- Carletta Guerue and Leroy Herman. Siblings- Sasha Rae, Amberlynn, William and Allen Herman.

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