Current Obituaries

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James H. Quigley

James H. Quigley, long time Valentine Attorney, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 at his home in Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Dorothy. Son William Bryan Quigley of Texas. Daughters- Mary Ruth Quigley of Oklahoma and Kathleen Quigley Link of Kansas. Step-daughters- Leesa Adamson and Jorja Spain both of  Valentine, NE. Brother- William “Bill” Quigley of Valentine, NE. Per his wishes no services are planned.

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

Fae Laree (Sharp) Smith

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Memorial Services  for Fae Laree (Sharp)  Smith, age 85 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth.. Fae Smith passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at her home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Michael Smith of Hill City, KS, Cheri Fernau of Ainsworth, NE and Parlin Smith of Newport, NE. Siblings- Esther Buhr of Ainsworth, NE, Lila Daniels of Fort Scott, KS, Linda Douglas of Muscatine, IA and Marvin Hart of Long Pine, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James L. "Jim" Jones

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James L. “Jim” Jones, age 54 of Kadoka, SD and formerly of Mission. SD, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020 as the result of a work accident in rural Jackson County, SD. Funeral Services are at 10:00 am MT on Wednesday, August 12th at the Kadoka City Auditorium. Interment is at the Kadoka Cemetery.

Rush Funeral Home of Phillip, SD is in charge of the arrangements.

Nora Herman

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Nora Herman, age 37 of Sioux Falls, SD, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020. Graveside service is at 11:00 am on Firday, August 7th at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Children- Wanbli, Athena & Reeta Herman, Kenny Olson, Jr., Luis, Marcos & Kimmimila Garcia and Prometheus Johnson. Siblings- Crystal Iron Heart, Rachael Herman-Dehart, Charlie Williams and Buster Nealt.

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

Nora Herman

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Nora Herman, age 37 of Sioux Falls, SD, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020. Graveside service is at 11:00 am on Firday, August 7th at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Children- Wanbli, Athena & Reeta Herman, Kenny Olson, Jr., Luis, Marcos & Kimmimila Garcia and Prometheus Johnson. Siblings- Crystal Iron Heart, Rachael Herman-Dehart, Charlie Williams and Buster Nealt.

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

Wyatt Kills Enemy

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Wyatt Kills Enemy, age 20, passed away at the Rosebud Hospital on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Funeral Service is at 12 Noon on Wednesday, August th at the Tiospaye Bible Baptist Church in Mission, SD. Burial at Grace Chapel Cemetery, Soldier Creek, SD. Survivors include: Mother- Kateri “Gina” Left Hand Bull Kills Enemy. Siblings- Robert “Belk” and Antonio “Choc: Left Hand Bull, Wayne “Stein” III, Martha “Mjayy”, Katie and Keely Kills Enemy.

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

Ruth E. O'Hare

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Graveside Services for Ruth E. O’Hare, age 94 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Ainsworth, Cemetery. Ruth O’Hare passed away Wednesday, July 29th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Corby O’Hare, Cindy McNally, Doug O’Hare, Becky O’Hare and Tod O’Hare all of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Bill Dill

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Public Graveside Service for long time Valentine, NE attorney Bill Dill, age 90, is on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Bill Dill passed away on Thursday, July 30thth in Valentine. Survivors include: Children- Michael Dill of Dallas, TX, Kathleen Dill of Rochester, NE, Thomas Dill of Allen, TX and George Patrick Dill of Rochester, NY. Step-sons- Thomas Knutson of Lincoln, NE and Scott Knutson of Lincoln, NE. Sister- Kathleen Winder of Fort Collins, CO.

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

Jerry Earll

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Memorial Service for Jerry Earll, age 78 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 10:30 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial will be held at alater date. Jerry Earl passed away on Saturday, August 1st at his home in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Carol of Valentine, NE. Sons- Bob of GrandIsland, NE, and Denny of O’Neill, NE. Daughter- Nichole Buechle of Valentine, NE. Sister- Linda Eklund of Gregory, SD.

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

Judy Kopejtka

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Judy Kopejtka, age 76 of Valentine, NE, passed away at her home. Memorial Service is at 2:00 pm, on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the United Methodist Church in Valentine with inurnment following at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughters- Kody Williams of Valentine, NE, Kari Schmidt of Waverly, NE and Kandy Cruz of Greely, CO. Sister- Sharon Appelt of O’Neill, NE. Brother- Roy Appelt of Springview, NE.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine isin charge of the arrangements.

David Lee

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David Lee, age 43, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 in Sioux Falls, SD. Graveside Services are on Saturday, August 1st at 2:00 pm at the White River Cemetery, White River, SD. Survivors include: Brothers- Kimberly Lee, Gerald Lee, Sr. and Jerry Lee. Sister- Paula Black Wolf.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine isin charge of the arrangements.

Lorenzo Leon Roan Eagle

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Lorenzo Leon Roan Eagle, age 58, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 near White River, SD. Graveside Services are on Saturday, August 1st at 3:00 pm at the Sicangu Akicita Owicahe Veterans Cemetery in White River.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine isin charge of the arrangements.

Bill Drinkwalter

Graveside services for Bill Drinkwalter, of Hot Springs, SD and formerly of Valentine, NE. is at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Bill Drinkwalter passed away on Wednesday, July 22nd in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Gail Drinkwalter. Daughters- Janet Farmer of Cheyenne, WY and Karen Goehring of Carpenter, WY. Sisters- Korothy Sharp, Mary Lou Thornton, Delma Fischer, Alma Lea Keller, Betty Boykin and Charlotte Edwards.

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

Theresa Barron

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Theresa Barron, age 89 of Mission, SD, passed away at the Winner Longterm Healthcare Center on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Final Viewing and Graveside Service is at 10:00 am on Tuesday, July 28th at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Faye Benge, Dolores Barron and Rodney Barron.

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

Marion Good Shield

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Marion Good Shield, age 57 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is on Saturday, July 25th at 4:00 pm at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Spring Creek, SD. Survivors include: Children- Alex Good Shield, Joshua Good Shield, Anna Mandan, Bernadine Mandan and Eagle Plume Mandan, Jr. Siblings- Percy Laft Hand Bull, Jr., Brian Left Hand Bull and Lupe Left Hand Bull.

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

Jason Good Shield

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Jason Good Shield, age 48 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at his home. Funeral Service is on Saturday, July 25th at 2:00 pm at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud. Burial to follow at Star Cemetery, St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Samdra. Children- Gabriel, Justin, Jasmine and Jason “Tibbers” Good Shield. Siblings- Odell, Agnes, Roger, Emily Faith, Evelyn, Patricia and Rhonda Good Shield, Reginald Left Hand Bull, Marlon Leading Fighter, Manuel Eagle Road and Stanford Eagle Road.

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

Bernard White Hat

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Bernard White Hat, age 55 of Mission, SD, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 in Sioux Falls, SD. Graveside Service wil on Friday, July 24th at 1:00 pm at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Spring Creek, SD. Survivors include: Children- Elizabeth, Martin, Bernard “Trey”, Andrea and Stephen White Hat. Siblings- Brian White Hat, Madonna Crow Eagle, Thetis McCloskey and Joe White Hat.

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

Arlene Parks

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Mass of Christian Burial for Arlene Parks, age 82 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valenitne. Arlene Parks passed away on Monday, July 20th at Oakwood in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Larry of Thornton, CO and Bud of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Gay Pickner of Huron, SD and JJ Harvey of Crescent, IA.

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

Harry Stokely

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Harry Stokely, age 92 of Valentine, passed away on March 31, 2020 at his home in Valentine. Memorial Mass is at 10:30 am on Saturday, August 1st at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine with lunch after the burial at the parish hall. Survivors include: Wife- Helen. Children- Tome, Joe, Theresa May, Bill, Jim, John and Matt. Sister- Renee Spurlock.

Stokley Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements.

Waldo Osterman

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Waldo Osterman, age 89 of Valentine, NE, passed away February 21, 2020. A Celebration of Life service is at 1:30 pm on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Wood Lake Union Church. Inurnment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake. Survivors include: Son- Chris Osterman of Ainsworth, NE. Daughter- Daina Tweedy of Omaha, NE.

Homes Funeral Home odf Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Marty Kay Osentowski

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Marty Kay Osentowski, age 57, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2020. Survivors include: Husband- Gaylen. Son- Kolt. Brothers- Bill Evans and Kelly Evans. Sisters- Becky Bell, Carol Knapp, Jenny Parmely and Heather Penner. Memorial Service is on Friday, July 24th at 4:00 pm MT at the Hyannis Fairgrounds in Hyannis, NE.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

William Schueneman

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Memorail Services for William Schueneman, age 79 of Winner SD, are at 5:00 pm on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at St. John Lutheran Church in Gregory, SD. Inurnment is on Monday July 27th at Black Hills National Cemetery with full Military Honors. William Schueneman passed away March 11, 2020.

Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapels and Isburg Crematory of Spearfish, SD are in charge of the arrangements.

 

LeRoy Lurz

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Funeral Service for LeRoy Lurz, age 82 of North Platte. NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 10:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. LeRoy Lurz passed away on Thursday, July 16th in Sutherland, NE. Survivors include: Brothers- Leonard Lurz, Raymond Lurz and Dave Lurz. Sisters- Deloris Hamling, Louise McLean and Dee Gallino.

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

 

Paul Hoefs

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Public graveside service for Paul Hoefs, age 93 of Wood Lake, NE, is on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Noon at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake. Public rosary is on Wednesday, July 22nd at 7:00 pm at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine, NE. Paul Hoefs passed away on Wednesday, July 15th at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Children- Paul Hoefs Jr., Sherry Cameron, Mary Kay Mooney, Jan Upchurch, Bonnie Rought, John Hoefs, Patrice Hoefs, Jim Hoefs and Mark Hoefs.

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

 

Amy Respects Nothing

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Amy Respects Nothing, age 63, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in Martin, SD. Graveside Services are on Thursday, July 14th at 4:00 pm at the St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Willard Dorian, Jr., Felix Dorian, Michael Dorian, Patrick Dorian, Andrea Respects Nothing, Alexis Respects Nothing and Ordell “OJ” Respects Nothing. Sibling- Andrew Left Hand Bull.

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

 

Linda Quick Bear

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Linda Quick Bear, age 69, passed away Friday, July 10, 2020 in Rapid City, SD. Graveside services are on Friday, July 17th at 11:00 am at the Quick Bear Cemetery, Corn Creek, SD. Survivors include: Children- Amanda, Willard, Candace, Nathan, Amber and Myron. Sibling- Glen Quick Bear.

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

 

Edna Guerue

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Edna Guerue, age 83, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020 in White River, SD. Graveside services are on Friday, July 17th at 6:30 pm at the Trinitity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD..  Survivors include: Children- Mike, Darrell, Lisa and Faye. Siblings- Cleva, Patty and Harold.

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

 

Pauline Hogue

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Funeral Services for Pauline Hogue, age 82 of Gregory, SD and formerly of the Valentine and Cody, NE area, are on Friday, July 17, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Gregory. Visitation 1 hour prior to the funeral service. Burial to follow in the IOOF Cemetery.

Kotrba-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Berdine Yellow Eagle

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Berdine Yellow Eagle, age 69 of Mission, SD, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Thursday, July 2, 2020. Traditional Prayers and Final Viewing is at 10:00 am on Friday, July 10th at the Antelope Community Building with burial following at Two Kettle Cemetery, Bad NAtion, SD. Survivors include: Sons- Billy Joe Yellow Eagle, Sr., Christopher Yellow Eagle and Devin War Bonnett. Siblings- Phyllis, Gene & Glen Yellow Eagle and Marge Edwards.

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

 

Wallace Messenger

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Wallace Messenger, age 89, of Valentine, NE, passed away at Pine View Good Samaritan Center on Sunday, July 5, 2020. Virtual Memorial Services are pending. Surviors include: Wife- Blanche Messenger of Valentine, NE. Children- Debra Ryshon of Valentine, NE. Russell Messenger of Las Vegas, NV, Tracy Dugan of Valentine, NE and Scott Messenger of Charlotte, NC.

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

 

Dixie L. (Boyd) Worth

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Private Family Funeral Services for Dixie L. (Boyd) Worth, age 78 of Springview, NE, are on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10:00 am at the New Hope Community Church in Springview. A public commital service will immediately follow in the Mount Hope Cemeter at Springview. Friends wishing to attend the committal service are welcome to follow the family procession from the church to the cemetery. Dixie Worth passed away Saturday, July 4th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care Facility in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Larry Worth of Springview, NE. Children- Shawn Freeman of Ozark, MO, JoRene Herron of Springfield, MO and Kristina Eggerling of Springview, NE. Stepchildren- Debra Black of Lincoln, NE, Gregory Worth of Chicago, IL and Brian Worth of Chicago, IL. Siblings- Delpha Fairbanks of White River, SD, Delbert Boyd of Sequim, WA, DeAnne Vaughan of O’Neill, NE, Dorene Boyd of LaSalle, CO and Della Boyd of Winner, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Larry Hain

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Funeral Service for Larry Hain, age 79 of Omaha, NE, is on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Larry Hain passed away on July 4th in Omaha. Survivors include: Wife- Jonita of Omaha, NE. Children- Alecia Stepp of Omaha, NE, Andrew of North Caldwell, NJ and Ann Nusbaum of Minneapolis,MN.

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

 

Joyce Potter

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Joyce Potter, age 72 of Valentine, NE, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk, NE. Memorial Services are on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to be at a later date.. Survivors include: Husband0 Ron Potter of Valentine, NE. Sons- Ronnie Potter of Meadow Grove, NE and Tim Potter of Lexington, NE. Daughter- Becky Kruger of Valentine, NE. Sisters- Vicky Roberts of Hartington, NE and Lori Sjoquist of Minnesota. Brother- Randy Pinckelman of Hartington, NE.

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

 

Glenna Spanel-Abbott

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Memorial Graveside Services for Glenna Spanel-Abbott, age 92 of Long Pine, NE, are on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Ainsworth Cemetery, Ainsworth, NE. Glenna Spanel-Abbott passed away Monday, June 29th at her residence in Long Pine. Survivors include: Sons- Bill Spanel of Burwell, NE and George Spanel of Ainsworth, NE. Sister- Doris Gill of Sargeant, NE.

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

Zak Taylor Palmer

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Funeral Services for Zak Taylor Palmer, age 18 of Springview, NE, are 0n Thursday, July 2, 2020  at 2:00 pm at the North Central Knights Football field in Springview. A private inurnment will take place at a later date.. Zac Palmer passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. Survivors include: Parents- Bruce and Julie Palmer of Springview, NE. Siblings- Justiin Palmer of Springview, NE and Ty Plamer of Grand View, ID. Grandparents- Denis and Betty Palmer of Springview, NE and Vernon and Anita Moody of Scotia, NE. Those attending the event are to dress casual and bring their own lawn chair. 

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

Kenneth Ray Smith

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Funeral Services for Kenneth Ray Smith, age 79 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Ainswowrth Cemetery. Ken Smith passed away Sunday, June 21st at his home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Jeanne Smith of Ainsworth, NE. Daughters- Pam Schmitz of Ainsworth, NE, Kendy Blake of Ainsworth, NE, Konny Ziegler of Ainsworth, NE and Kim Yankowski of Ainsworth, NE. Sister- Carol Lauf of Kansas City, MO.

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

Jo Reagan

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Graveside service for Jo Reagan, age 74 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 10:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Jo Reagan passed away on Friday, June 19th at Pine View in Valentine. Survivors include: Sisters- Joyce Colvin of Valentine, NE and Patty Schubauer of Blackhawk, SD.

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

Robert Dean Turpin

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Graveside Memorial Services for Robert Dean Turpin, age 89 of Bassett, NE are on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 10:00 am at the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery in Bassett.. Bob Turpin passed away Sunday, May 24th in the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care Facility at Bassett. Survivors include: Sons- Mace Turpin of Bassett, NE and Michael Turpin of Bassett, NE.

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

Patty Barstow

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Memorial Service for Patty Barstow, age 58 of Springview, NE, is on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the Cherry County Fairgrounds. A private family inurnment to be held at a later date. Patty Barstow passed away on Friday, June 19th at her home. Survivors include: Husband- Neri of Springview, NE. Sons- Wyatt of Bluffdale, TX and Austin of Stephenville, TX. Father- Otto Frauen of Valentine, NE. Brother- Monte Frauen of Valentine, NE. Sister- Sally Connor of Valentine, NE.

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

Ed Murray

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Ed Murray, age 68 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020. A private family wake will be held Sunday, June 21st. Funeral Service is Monday, June 22nd at the Murray Family Ranch 1 mile north of Parmelee, SD. Graveside Service is at 3:00 pm at the Murray Family Cemetery. Survivors include: Wife- Lynnette Murray. Children- Bill Murray, Melissa Murray, Stephanie Murray Night Pipe, Johnna Murray Night Pipe, Edie Murray and Maria Murray. Siblings- Tim Murray and Sandra Murray-Wilcox.

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

Earl H. Fernau

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Graveside Services for Earl H. Fernau, age 92 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Earl Fernau passed away Wednesday, June 17th in the Sandhills Care Center at Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Don Fernau of Clovis, NM, Cindy Starnes of Aurora, NE and Robert Fernau of Goehner, NE. Brothers- Lavern Fernau of Caldwell, ID and Sidney Fernau of Rupert, ID.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Norma J. Waits

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Funeral Services for Norma J. Waits, age 76 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Norma Waits passed away Tuesday, June 16th at the CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Les of Ainsworth, NE. Daughters- Vicki Krueger of Central City, NE and Mary Beel of Johnstown, NE. Brothers- Jim Lurz of Ainsworth, NE and Hank Lurz of Greensboro, Maryland.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

David W. Haumann

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David W. Haumann, age 98 of Thedford, NE, passed away o Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at the Pioneer Memorial Rest Home in Mullen, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Vada. Sons- Alan Haumann and Warren Haumann. Duaghter- Janice Hodges. Funeral Service is on Monday, June 22nd at 10:30 am at the United Church of Christ in Thedford. Burial in the Hillcrest Cemetery with Military Honors.

Mullen Funeral Home/Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of the arrangements.

Kyle Her Many Horses

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Kyle Her Many Horses, age 37, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Saturday, June 13, 2020.  A private wake is at the Garfield Leader Charge residence at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, June 17th. Final viewing and graveside services are at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 18th at the Holy Innocents Cemetery at Parmelee, SD.

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

Donald E, Schipporeit

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Graveside Memorial Services for Donald E. Schipporeit, age 74 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm in the Lutheran Cemetery northwest of Ainsworth. Donald Schipporeit passed away Friday, June 12th at his home in Ainsworth.

Survivors include: Children- Joleen Iverson of Long Pine, NE, Tsipi Gibson of Douglas, WY ad Tate Schipporeit of Ainsworth, NE. Sister- Carolyn Schipporeit of Ainsworth, NE. Brother- Richard Schipporeit of of Ainsworth, NE.

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

Joseph Little Balk Eagle

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Joseph Little Bald Eagle, age 66, passed away at the Rosebud Hospital on Saturday, June 13, 2020. Funeral is at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 20th at the family home, followed by a meal. Burial at Cedar Butte Cemetery, 3 miles north of Corn Creek, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Verna Little Bald Eagle. Children- Aaron Little Bald Eagle and Lacy Bald Eagle.

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

James "Smoke" Stoneman, Jr.

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James “Smoke” Stoneman, Jr., age 47, passed away in Rapid City, SD. Graveside Service is at 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Native American Church Cemetery, Old Ring Thunder, SD. Survivors include: Dad- James Stoneman, Sr. Brothers- Rick, Garry Jr., Chet Jr, Marlon, Ira Jr., and Shawn Stoneman & Ira and Redman Ellis. Sisters- Leah Mae Lapointe, Armine Stoneman, Lari Ellis and Nyvee Stone.

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

Eugene War Bonnett

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Eugene War Bonnett (Zintkala), ae 70 of Parmelee, SD, passed away in Pierre, SD on Monday, June 8, 2020. Private family wake is on Thursday, June 11th. Public Graveside Service and burial is at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 12th at White Horse Cemetery, Upper Cut Meat, SD. Survivors include: Children- Jodeen and Howard Red Bird. Siblings- Vernon War Bonnett and Rose Little Thunder.

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

Anthony 'Daniel' Omaha Boy

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Anthony ‘Daniel’ Omaha Boy, age 34 of Pierre, SD, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Public Graveside Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 10th at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Anthony, ChristinaChanku Oto Omani Omaha Boy. Mother- Lena Toledo. Siblings- Archie, Dani & Boye Blue Thunder and Michael Toledo.

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

Melody Walking Bull

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Melody Walking Bull, age 62 of Rosebud, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Sunday, May 21, 2020. Public Graveside Service is Saturday, June 6th at 2:30 pm at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Husband- Fred Walking Bull. Children- Steven Walking Eagle, Chad Roether, Heather Walking Bull, Michael Walking Bull, Sr.,and Yoncy Eagle Elk. Siblings- Preston Boyd, Allen Marie Kush, Lavera Rose Roether, John Roether, Richard Roerther, Dudley Roether and Roger Roether, Sr.

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

Jean Bagwell

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Graveside Service for Jean Bagwell, age 73 of Grand Island, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE. is at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Cemetery in Crookston, NE,  Jean Bagwell passed away on Sunday, May 31st in Grand Island. Survivors include: Husband- Ron of Grand Island, NE. Son- Bob of Lincoln, NE. Daughter- Pam Battershaw of Valentine, NE. Sisters- Bev Zahl of North Platte, NE and Connie Schaefer of North Platte, NE.

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

Guy "Tubby" Fast Horse, Sr.

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Guy “Tubby” Fast Horse, Sr.m age 56 of Okreek, SD, passed away Monday, June 1, 2020 in Sioux Falls, SD. Public graveside service is at 2:00 pm Thursday, June 4th at Calvary Episcopal Cemetery in Okreek. Survivors include: Wife- Mona Good Buffalo. Children- Guy Jr., Samantha, Leon, Mikayla, Ryan, Dillon, Dakota and Nichole. Mother- Sandra Wade.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine isin charge of the arrangements.

Jess "Ben" Mellor

Jess, “Ben” Mellor passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Norfolk, NE. Funeral Service is on Friday, June 5th at 10:00 am Central Time at White Elephant Hall in Cody, NE. Burial at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Cody. Survivors include: Wife- Pat of Valentine, NE. Children- Janet Weston of San Antonio, TX, Jolene Grunhaupt of Crookston, NE, Terri Mellor of Omaha, NE, Tami Mellor of Eldorado, CA and Gina Heath of Grand Island, NE. Brothers- George Mellor of Spencer, NE and Murray Mellor of Atkinson, NE.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine isin charge of the arrangements.

Marcella Swalley Prue

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Marcella Swalley Prue, age 94 of Antelope, SD, passed away in Vermillion, SD on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Graveside service is on Monday, June 1st at 10:00 am at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include: Children- Leonard ‘Sarge’ Red Hair, Joseph Cephus Prue, Jr., Alex ‘Red” Prue, Sr., Daniel Prue, Sr. Samuel Prue and Kathy Prue-Owens.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine isin charge of the arrangements.

Mike Schubert

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Mike Schubert, age 66 of Valentine and Crookston, NE, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Bryan Hospital in Lincoln, NE. The family is hosting visitation at their home at 325 N. Wood St in Valentine on Friday, May 29th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm and on Saturday, May 30th from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Private internment will be held at a later date.

Claude Blacksmith, Jr.

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Claude Blacksmith, Jr., age 58 of Rosebud, SD, passed away at his ome. Graveside service and Interment is on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Viewing at 12:30 pm and burial at 1:00 pm.  Survivors include: Sister- Susan Blacksmith. Brothers- Gilbert Blacksmith and Bruce Blacksmitn.

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

Wanita Prue

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Wanita Prue, age 70 of Mission, SD, passed away at her home on Monday, May 25, 2020. A public memorial service will be held at a later date. Survivors include: Children- Max “Cisco” Jensen. Joseph Jensen and Cheryl “Cissy” Jensen. Siblings- Leonard Bordeaux, Carol Cook, Jvonne Jordan, Kenneth Fisher & Rita Bender.

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

Marthena (Mardi) Lamoureaux

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Marthena (Marti) Lamoureaux, age 97 of Valentine, NE, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Pine View in Valentine. Serives will be held at a later date. Survivors include: Daughters- Marylee Grooms of Valentine, NE and Nancy Kalenda of Cody, NE. Sister- Betty Bennett of Martin, SD.

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

Mae Small Bear Arcoren

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Mae Small Bear Arcoren, age 90, passed away May 19th at the Winner Regional Longterm Healthcare center. Graveside service will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at St. Thomas Catholic
Cemetery in Mission. Caravan at 1 pm from the Casino; final viewing at 1:30 at cemetery; final prayers & burial at 2 pm. Survivors include: Son: Jim Small Bear, Sr., Daughter: Marlynda Small Bear

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Herbert Pabst

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Herbert Pabst, age 84 of Valentine, passed away May 21, 2020 in North Platte, NE. Memorial service is 10:00 am Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 at Crossroads Assembly of God Church in Valentine. Survivors include 3 children: Deb Woodworth of Valentine, NE, Doug Pabst of Maxwell, NE, and Diane Bailey of Valentine, NE

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gladys Lee

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Gladys Lee, age 73 of White River, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on May 18, 2020. Graveside services are at White River Cemetery on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Survivors include: daughters – Paula Black Wolf and Kimberly Lee, sons – Gerald, Jerry and David Lee. 

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Nettie M. Ross

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Funeral services for Nettie M. (Radden) Ross, age 103 of Springview, are Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Springview. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview. Nettie Ross passes away Thursday, March 12, 2020 in Hope Mills, North Carolina. Survivors include: daughter – Lorraine Ross Hall of New York City, NY, sister – Lorraine Clopton of Manhattan, NY.  There will be no public visitation. 

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James Pederson

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James Pederson, age 66 of Valentine, NE, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at his home in Valentine. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Survivors include: Brother- Johnny of Casper, WY. Sisters- Alice Shotts of Powell, WY and Ellen Hein of Herrick, SD..

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

Herbert Lurz

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Graveside service for Herbert Lurz, age 89.of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, May 21. 2020 at 11:00 am at the Harmony Cemetery north of Valentine. A limited viewing is on Wednesday, May 20th at 5:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Herbert Lurz passed away on Monday, May 18th at Pine View in Valentine.  Survivors include: Son- Bill of Bassett, NE. Daughter- Sharon Beirow of Hastings, NE. Brother- Ivan of Oklahoma.

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

Desiree Fool Bull

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Desiree Fool Bull, age 32, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020 in Sioux Falls, SD. Graveside Services are on Monday, May 18th at St. Marks Cemetery, Lower Cut Meat, SD. Caravan from the Casino at 12:15 pm. 

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

Larry D. Hanna

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Word has been received that Larry D. Hanna, age 68 of ainsworth, NE, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at the Kearney Regional Center in Kearney, NE. No Memorial Services are planned at this time. Survivors include: Sisters- Jeannie Welke of Johnstown, NE and Anita Hannah of St. George, UT.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Shaun VanderWey

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Shaun VanderWey, age 16, passed away in Minnesota on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Public viewing is from 5:00-9:00 pm on Monday, May 11th at Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine, NE. Due to Covid 19 concerns, the family has chosen to have a private funeral ceremony. All friends are encouraged to gather in their vehicles at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine at 11:30 am on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 to follow the funeral procession to Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine and join them for the graveside service. Survivors include: Mother- Heidi Arens Erdman. Father- Jason VanderWey. Grandparents- Frank and Marcia Arens and Jack and Bonnie VanderWey.

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

Irene Schelm

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A Private Graveside Service for Irene Schelm, age 99 of Ainsworth, NE. is on Thursday, May 7, 202 in the Lutheran Cemetery near Ainsworth. Irene Schelm passed away Tuesday, May 5th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Daughter- Jan Vogelsang of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Patsy Kindle

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Patsy Kindle, age 72 of White River, SD, passed away at Winner Regional Hospital on Saturday, April 30, 2020. A private family funeral service is on Monday evening, May 4th at Holmes Funeral Home in Valeintine, NE. Public viewing is on Tuesday, May 5th at the White River Cemetery in White River, SD beginning at 1:30 pm. Graveside service and burial to follow at 2:00 pm. Survivors include: Husband-William Kindle, Sr. of White River, SD. Sons- William Kindle, Jr. of Rapid City, SD and Brian Kindle of Sunnyvale, CA. Sisters- Janice Adair of Mission, SD,  Sally Herman of Mission, SD, Iva Fernan of Rapid City, SD and Rita Bracha of Rygate MT.

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

Richard Schemm

Richard Schemm of Scottsbluff, NE passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 at the Scottsbluff Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at a later date in Scottsbluff with burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Sue. Daughter- Hanna of St, Peters, MO, Naomi of Whitewater, WI and Rachel of Omaha, NE. Son- Nathan of Rowlett, TX. Sister- Dorothy Bazyn of Lincoln, NE. 

Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Melissa Mousseaux

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Melissa Mousseaux, age 50 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2020. Due to current covid 19 gathering restrictions a private wake was held Saturday, April 26th at St. Charles Catholi Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Children- Shane Mousseaux, Michelle Spotted Elk, Courtney Spotted Elk and Autumn Spotted Elk.

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

Randolph Points At Him

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Randolph Points At Him, age 56, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Graveside service and burial is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, April 28th at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Siblings- Andy Points At Him, Jr., Theresa Points At Him, Stanford Points At Him, Emily Points At Him-Quick Bear and Emil Wilson.

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

Robert Schneider

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Visitation for Robert Schneider, age 85 of  Cody, NE, is on Monday, April 27, 2020 from Noon to 1:30 pm MT at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nenzel. A private family graveside service is at 2:00 pm. Robert Schneider passed away on Wednesday, April 22nd in Omaha, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Shirley of Cody, NE. Duaghters- Julie Piva of Overgaard, AZ, Rosemary Pekarek of Plymouth, MN, Laura Schock of West Fargo, NE and Audra Mollett of Chanhassen, MN. Sons- Marvin of Washington, IL and Phillip of Phoenix, AZ. Sisters- Joan Starr and Pat Mellor. Brothers- Lloyd, Stanley and Ron.

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

Daniel G. Kozisek

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A Private Family Committal Service for Daniel G. Kozisek, age 88 of Ainsworth, NE, is on April 29, 2020. A Memorial Mass to be held at a later date. Dan Kozisek passed away Wednesday, April 22nd at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Daughter- Colleen Viola of Ft.. Worth, TX. Sons- Mark Kozisek of Ainsworth, NE and Greg Kozisek of Lincoln, NE. Siblings- Mariann Kozisek of Lincoln, NE, Bill Kozisek of Storm Lake, IA and Larry Kozisek of Fond du Lac, WI.

Hoch Funeral Homes, Inc is in charge of the arrangements.

Larry W. Schelm

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Larry W. Schelm, age 76 of Ainsworth, NE, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at home near Ainsworth. A private family inurnment will be at the Lutheran Cemetery near Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Sandy Schelm of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Lori Schelm of Kansas City, MO, Steve Schelm of Plymouth, MI and Dana Buurman of Bennington, NE. Sister- Jan Vogelsang of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Homes, Inc is in charge of the arrangements.

Verna R. Appleman

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Private Family Graveside Services for Verna R, Appleman, age 86 of Johnstown, NE, are on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 11:00 am in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Berna Appleman passed away Wednesday, April 22nd at her home near Johnstown. A limited public visitation is o Saturday, April 25th from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Survivors include: Hosband- John Appleman of Johnstown, NE. Children- Loren Appleman of Johnstown, NE, Lana Hauck of Utica, SD, Lila DeRaad of Uganda and Leonard Appleman of Johnstown, NE. Sisters- Laura Anne Cronk Wilson of Burton, NE, Evelyn Snow of Kearney, NE, Donnabelle Leonhardt of Riverton, WY and Eunice Dowling Skinner of Napa, CA.

Hoch Funeral Homes, Inc is in charge of the arrangements.

Dean Colburn

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Dean Colburn, age 90 of Valentine, NE, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020, at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. A limited visitation is from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm on Thursday, April 23rd at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. A private interment is at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors includeL Wife Deloris of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Kay Miller of Ellsworth, NE and Nadeane Allard of Valentine, NE. Son- David of Hot Springs, SD. Daughter-in-law- Christie Colburn of Valentine, NE. Siblings- Dick Colburn of Missouri, Don Colburn of Valentine, NE, Tim Colburn of Valentine, NE, Ann Rosfeld of Valentine, NE and Shirley Mullin of Indiana.

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

Agatha Killion Lewis

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Agatha Killion Lewis, age 81 of Windsor, CO and formerly of Ainsworth, NE, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in Windsor, CO. A private graveside service willbe held at the Ainsworth Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held this summer.

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

Garth D. "Buck" Carr

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Private Graveside Services for Garth D. “Buck” Carr, age 90 of Springview, NE, are on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Springview with a Military Flag Presentation. Buck Carr passed away Sunday, April 12th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care Facility in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Doris Carr of Springview, NE. Sons- Doug Carr of Springview, NE and Rick Carr of Burton, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in cahrge of the arrangements.

Mildred Hannah

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Graveside service for Mildred Hannah, age 91 of Valentine, NE, is at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. A limited visitation  is on Tuesday, Aprl 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Mildred Hannah passed away on Thursday, April 9th at Pine View in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughters- Sharon Koger of Colorado and Marie Reagle of Mission, SD.

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

Mary Nollette

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Mary Nollette, age 93 of Valentine, NE, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020 at Pine View in Valentine. A private family graveside service is at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Nenzel, NE. A limited public viewing is on Wednesday, April 16th from 5:00-&:00 pm MT at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nenzel. A public memorail service will be at a later date. Survivors include:  Sons- Greg Nollette of Nenzel, EN. Fr. Lou Nollette of Nenzel, NE, Fr. Neal Nollette of Nenzel, NE and Tim Nollette of Nenzel, NE. Sister- Alice Riege of Valentine, NE.

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

Vivian Whirlwind

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Vivian Whirlwind, age 81 of Cody, NE, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at her home in Cody. Services are pending and will be held at a later date.

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

Delpherine Harris

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Delpherine Harris, age 86 of Wilmington, OH and formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Survivors include: Son- Kenneth Harris of Wilmington, OH. Sisters- Pauline Lorenzetti of Bristol, CT and Gaylene Hamilton of Wilmington, OH. Brother- Wilbur Fay of Crookston, NE. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial is in Sugar Grove Cemetery. A public celebration of Delpherine’s life will be at a later date.

Smith Funeral Homes are in charge of the arrangements.

 

Terry Temple

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Terry Temple, age 78 of Valentine, NE, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 in Lincoln, NE. Private family graveside services are pending. Survivors include: Wife- Lillian Temple of Valentine, NE. Sons- Russ of Colombe, SD, Mike of North Platte, NE and Ron of Norfolk, NE. Sister- Mary Kinney of North Platte, NE. 

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

 

William Daniel "Blackie" Frederickson

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Private Graveside Services for William Daniel “Blackie” Frederickson, age 65 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Dan Frederickson passed away Saturday, April 4th at his daughter’s home in Creston, NE. Survivors include: Daughter- Tricia Magsamen of Creston, NE. Son- Travis Leitschuck of Grand Island, NE. Siblings- Jimmy Frederickson of Las Vegas, NV, Jeff Frederickson of Ainsworth, NE and Peggy Ford of Scottsbluff, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Myrtle Helen Dent

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Myrtle Helen Dent age 90 of Mullen, NE passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 in Mullen, NE at the Pioneer Memorial Rest Home. A private family graveside will be held. Helen is survived by 3 children:  Mike Dent, Jane Edelman and Steve Dent   

Mullen Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements for Helen Dent www.govierbrothers.com

Wayne Sharp

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Wayne Sharp, age 83 of Sparks, NE, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine, NE. A private family graveside service will be held at the Sparks Cemetery. A limited visitation is on Monday, March 30th at 5:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Doris of Sparks, NE. Son- Duane of Illinois . Daughter- Rita Rowan of Sparks, NE.

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

Mary Young

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Mary Margaret Young, age 87, of Valentine, Nebraska, passed away on March 25, 2020, at her home. Mary is survived by her two sons, Mike Young and Mark Young of Valentine; three sisters, Joyce Carr and Jo Reagan of Valentine and Patty Schubauer of Blackhawk, SD.  A limited visitation held on March 28 from 5-7pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. A private family graveside service held at Mt. Hope cemetery. 

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

Arthur David Dubs

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Arthur David Dubs, age 84 of Ashby, NE, passed away o Saturday, March 21, 2020 in Mullen at the Pioneer Memorial Rest Home. Survivors include: Wife- Carol Dubs. Sons- Dwayne Dubs of Ashby, NE, Mick Dubs of Ashby, NE, Robert Dubs of North Platte, NE, Loren Dubs of Elba, NE and David Dubs of West Virginia. Daughters- Artis Hicks of Mullen, NE, Robyn Standage of Hershey, NE and Meladi Rosberry of Sidney, NE. Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Marenna R. "Roni" Theis-Raymond

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A Private Graveside Service for Marenna R. “Roni” Theis-Raymond, age 80 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Roni Theis-Raymond passed away Saturday, March 21st at her home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Husband- Jack of Ainsworth, NE. Daughter- Jill McBride of Ainsworth, NE. Sons- David Theis of Ainsworth, NE and Tom Theis of Johnstown, NE. Stepsons- Chris Raymond of Ainsworth, NE, John Raymond of Ainsworth, NE and Jim Raymond of Ainsworth, NE. Stepdaughters- Patty Finney of Ainsworth, NE and Pam Raymond of Bassett, NE. Brothers- Jon Shaffer of Grand Island, NE, Gene Shaffer of Creighton, NE and Mike Shaffer of Plainview, NE. Sister- Ann Wortman of Creighton, NE. There will be a Memorial Mass and Service at a later date.

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

Billie Jo Herman

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Billie Jo Herman, age 48, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Thursday, March 19, 2020. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Thursday, March 26th at the Antelope Community Building in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Daughter- Cassie Jo Herman. Parents- Sarah Herman & LeRoy Vasser. Siblings- LeRoy and Raymond Herman, Beverly Dillon and Kathy Hawk Wing.

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

Jude Thin Elk

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Jude Thin Elk, age 28 of Spring Creek, SD, passed away in Lawrence, KS on Monday, March 16, 2020. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 24th at the Veterans Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial at Holy Family Cemetery, north of Mission, SD. Survivors include: Parents- Arnell Stevens, Sr. and Shannon Thin Elk-Stevens. Siblings- Arnell Stevens, Jr., Antonio Thin Elk and Yakima Thin Elk.

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

Stephen D. Lentz

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Memorial Services for Stephen D. Lentz, age 72 of Long Pine, NE, will be held at a later date. Stephen D. Lentz passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Sandy Lentz of Long Pine, NE. Son- CJ “Chad” Lentz of Aurora, NE. Brothers- Fred Lentz of Elkhorn, NE and Elmer Lentz, Jr. of Ainsworth, NE. Sister- Nancy Goodwin of Cody, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Kevin Thornton

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Memorial Services for Kevin Thornton, age 60 of Valentine, NE, are pending at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Kevin Thornton passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 in O’Neill, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Joyce Thornton of Valentine, NE. Children- Corky of Valentine, NE, Torie of Valentine, NE, Jacob of Valentine, NE and Chastidy of Valentine, NE.

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

Merrill Whirlwind Soldier II

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Merrill Whirlwind Soldier II, age 55 of Grass Mountain, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Sunday, March 15, 2020. A Memorial service will be April 20, 2020 at the Grass Mountain Community Building. Survivors include: Children- Kelly, Joshua Sr., Jeremiah, Marti, Maci, Hailey & James Whirlwind Soldier. Parents- Homer and Rosalie Whirlwind Soldier.

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

Ellis "Al" Hodge

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Private Graveside Services for Ellis “Al” Hodge, age 80 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Al Hodge passed away Monday, March 16th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Daughter- Malinda Hodge of Rose, NE. Son- Eugene Hodge of Johnstown, NE. Sister- Pam Smith of Michigan. Brother- Ron Smith of Michigan. A Memorial service will be held at a later date for the public.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Patty Ohlmann

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Former Valentine, NE resident Patty Ohlman, age 55, passed away  Tuesday, March 10, 2020 in Olympia, WA. Survivors include: Siblings- Kathy Fleury of Florida, George Ohlmann of Valentine, NE, Kay Reese of Valentine, NE and Kristi Brown of WA. Graveside/ Memorial services are planned for a later date this summer.

LaVerne L. Iverson

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Funeral Services for LaVerne L. Iverson, age 92 of Bassett, NE, is on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 10:30 am at the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Bassett Memorial Cemetery. LaVerne Iverson passed away Wednesday, March 11th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Sons- Ronald Iverson of Bassett, NE and Dr. Casey Iverson of Grand Island, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Blaine Hooper

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Funeral Services for Blaine Hooper, age 60 of Kearney, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, are at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 14m, 2020 at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Interment to follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Blaine Hooper passed away Friday, March 6th in Cozad, NE.

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

Esther Assman

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Esther Assman, age 98 of Winner, SD, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Winner Regional Helathcare Facility in Winner, SD. Mass of Christian Burial is on Saturday, March 14th at 10:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Church in Winner. Burial to follow at the Winner Cemetery.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Beverlee McPeak

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Funeral Services for Beverlee McPeak, age 85 of Valentine, NE, are on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine.. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine.  Beverlee McPeak passed away on Tuesday, March 3rd at her home in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughter- Kim Troudt of Martell, NE. Sons- Caseu McPeak of Valentine, NE and Scott McPeak of Flagstaff, AZ. Brothers- William Berry Smith of California and Bill McPeak of Presho, SD.

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

Henry "Bud" Pavlik

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Funeral Services for Henry “Bud” Pavlik, age 92 of Valentine, NE, are at 2:00 pm on Sunday, MArch 15, 2020 at the Berean Church in Valentine. Interment to follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine with military honors. Bud Pavlik passed away Saturday, March 7th at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Catherine Pavlik of Vlaentine, NE. Daughter- Tammie Huenink of Lincoln, NE. Sisters- Helen Boyer of North Platte, NE and Anna Turgeon of Onaha, NE.

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

Bill Gallino

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Bill Gallino, age 91 of Crookston, NE, passed away at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Memorial Service is at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, March 10th at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. A time of fellowship will immediately follow. Survivors include: Wife- Bessie Gallino of Crookston, NE. Children- Bonnie Price of Valentine, NE, Kay Stancill of Pierre, SD and Billy Gallino of Crookston, NE. Brother- Nile Gallino of Valentine, NE.

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

Austin Smith

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Austin Smith, age 65 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Funeral Services are at 2:00 pm on Monday, March 9th at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee. Burial is at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Children- Terri, Gayla and Clarence Smith.

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

Donna Van Metre

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Funeral Service for Donna Van Metre, age 93 of Torrington, WY and formerly of Springview, NE, is on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Springview. Burial to follow at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview. Donna Van Metre passed away o Sunday, March 1st in Torrington. Survivors include: Daughters- Karolyn Stovall of Torrington, WY, Sandy Billings of Valentine, NE and Terri Lynn Hill of Colorado Spriings, CO. Son- David Lee Van Metre of Burke, SD. Sister- Hazel Prentice of Gordon, NE.

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

Eugene "Gene" Geoffrey Iron Rope

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Eugene “Gene” Geoffrey Iron Rope, age 88 of Ogallala, NE, passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala. Native American Church Ceremonies are on Friday, and Saturday, March 6th and 7th i Upper Cut Meat, SD. Traditional Lakota Services will follow. Interment is Saturday, March 7th in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery at Upper Cut Meat.Community near Parmelee, SD.

Draucker Funeral Home of  Ogallala and Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine are in charge of the arrangements.

Christine G. DeSersa Ludwig

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Christine G. DeSersa Ludwig, age 92 of Mission, SD, passed away in Phillip, SD on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Services are at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 4th at the Antelope Community Building in Mission, Survivors include: Children- Jacque Padgett, Candy Sherbeck, Jock Sherbeck and Danny Salazer. Sister- Darlene Red Elk Myers. Brother- Chudk DeSersa.

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

Joseph Reynolds, Sr.

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Joseph Reynolds, Sr., age 72 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Rosebud Hospital. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, March 6th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud. Burial at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Sarah Kills in Water, Joseph Reynolds, Jr., Hope Reynolds, Paul Reynolds & Joseph Reynolds III. Siblings- Raymond Reynolds, Jr., Loretta Reynolds, Edward Reynolds and Robert Reynolds.

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

John Condon

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John Condon, age 67 of Millboro, SD, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at his home near Millboro. Memorial service is on Saturday, February 29th at 2:00 pm at the Tripp County 4-H Center in Winner, SD. Burial to be at a later date.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jeanette Keller

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Jeanette Keller, age 84 of Valentine, NE, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Callaway Good Life Center in Callaway, NE. Funeral Service is on Saturday, February 29th at the elsmere Bible Churchat 2:00 pm. Burial to follow at Purdum Cemetery in Purdum, Ne. Survivors include: Daughters- Dee Painter of Valentine, NE and Keller Hayes of Colorado.

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

Julius J. "Pug" Murer

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Funeral Services for Julius J. “Pug” Murer, age 79 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 1:00 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Grandview Cemetery at  Long Pine, NE. Pug Murer passed away Sunday, February 23rd at Good Samaritan in Kearney, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Rachel Murer of Ainsworth, NE. Daughters- Elizabeth Anne Murer of Cody, NE, Theresa K. Murer-Roemer of The Woodlands, TX, TraceyK. Noel of Indiana and Marty Jo Murer-Honorable of Rapid City, SD. Sister- Jo Wilson of Bassett, NE.

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

Larry Duncan

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Memorial Service for Larry Duncan, age 71 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Berean Church in Valentine. Larry Duncan passed away on Friday, February 14,th in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Cathy of Valentine, NE. Daughters- :Linda, Marsha and Cindy. Sons- Christopher Austin, Nicholas, Christopher David, Ricky and Josh. Mother- Ruth. Sisters- Janice, Sherry and Tammy. Brother Eddie.

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

Audrey Lee Moore

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Audrey Lee Moore, age 90 of Valentine, NE, passed away December 30, 2019. Memorial Services are at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- James Scholl of Payson, AZ and Pastor Johnathon Moore of Valentine, NE.

Waldo Osterman

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Waldo Osterman, age 89 of Wood Lake, NE, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020 at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Calentine., NE. Memorial services will be held in the spring. Survivors include: Daughter- Diana Tweedy of Omaha, NE. Son- Chris Osterman of Ainsworth, NE.

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

Dorothy Cash

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Dorothy Cash, age 78 of Spring Creek, SD, passed away in Winner, SD on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Funeral Service is at 10:30 am on Friday, February 28th at Spring Creek Canyon Nazarene Church. Noon meal to follow.. Private family inurnment at a later date at Spring Creek Canyon Nazarene Cemetery. Survivors include: Husband- Pastor Norman Cash of Spring Creek, SD. Children- William Cash of Pineridge, SD, Marsha Smith of Sierra Vista, AZ, Rebekah Cash of Crookston, NE, Daniel Cash of Albany, Australia and Pastor Sam Cash of Spring Creek, SD. Brother- John Seay of Cincinnati, OH. Sisters- George Seay-Keene of Lompoc, CA and Nina Seay of Lompoc, CA.

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

William "Bill" Lien

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Funeral Services for William “Bill” Lien, age 82 of Gregory, SD, are on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00 am at Kotrba-Smith Funeral Home in Gregory. Burial to follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Children- Cindy Lockwood of Tempe, AZ, Kalan Lien of Phoenix, AZ and Corina Wingate of Sandpointe, ID. Brother- Dick Lien of Watertown, SD. Sister- Betty Rodgers of Valentine, NE.

Kotrba-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Vance Baker

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Vance Baker, age 98 of Valentine and formerly of Springview, passed away February 14th in Valentine. Funeral service is on Wednesday, February 19th at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Springview. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Springview. Survivors include: wife – Marilyn of Valentine, sons – Mark Billings of Valentine, David Billings of Valentine, Blaine Baker of Papillion.

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

Jesse Jones

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Jesse Jones, age 38, passed away in Denver, CO on Friday, February 7, 2020. Memorial Service is from 1-3 pm on Thursday, February 13th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Private family scattering of ashes. Survivors include: Daughter- Diana Jones. Father- Ron Jones. Mother- Diane Kincade. Siblings- Rusty, William, Tyler, Mason and Shanea Jones.

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

Quincy Greaves

Quincy Greaves passed away near Armour, SD on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Funeral Service  is at 11:00 am Saturday, February 15th at the Okreek School Gym, Okreek, SD. Burial at Calvary Episcopal Cemetery at Okreek.

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

Clara Mae Daniels

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Funeral Services for Clara Mae Daniels, age 91 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 10:30 am at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Clara Mae Daniela passed away Friday, February 7th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Son- Eddy Daniels of Ainsworth, NE.

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

Wilson Moore

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Wilson Moore, age 89, passed away at the VA Hospital in Hot Springs, SD on Tuesday., February 4, 2020. Funeral Service is at 11.00 am on Friday, February 7th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Meal served immediately following at noon. Burial with Military Honors at the Sicangu Akicita Owicahe Veteran Cemetery in White River, SD.

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

Beulah Belville

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Funeral Service for Beulah Belville, age 96 of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 10:00 am at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine.Beulah Belville passed away on Sunday, February 2nd at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Terry of Valentine, NE. and Bruce of Athens, TX. Brother- Sam of Montana. Sisters- Belle of Montana and Marla of North Platte, NE.

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

Kon Smith

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Funeral Service for Kon Smith, age 79 of Mission, SD, is on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10:30 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Kon Smith passed away on Sunday, February 2nd in North Platte, NE. Surviors include: Wife- Becky Smith of Mission, SD. Daughters- Kristine Lewis of Nisland, SD, Lisa Swenson of Cando, ND and Emily Bukaske of York, NE. Brother- Darrel Smith of  Valentine, NE.

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

Jackson "Jack" Roark

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Funeral Services for Jackson “Jack” Roark, age 89 of Long Pine, NE, are on  Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:30 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial with Military Honors to follow in the Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine. Jack Roark passed away Monday, February 3rd at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Wardene Roark of Long Pine, Ne. Sons- Dennis Roark of Keaau, HI and Randall Roark of Cheney, WA.. Sister- Pat Thompson of Warrenton, OR. Brother- Terry Roark of Boise, ID.

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

Travis Kills Plenty

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Travis Kills Plenty, age 60 of Mission, SD, passed away in White River, SD on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 4th at the Bishop Haarold Jones Building in Mission. Burial at Grace Chapel Cemetery in Soldier Creek, SD. Survivors in clude: Mom: Marjorie Mousseux. Siblings- Percy Kills Plenty, Bernadine Kills Plenty, Kim Beck, Leon Thunder Hawk, Dorothy Little Elk and Floyd Little Elk. Children- Tara Medicine-Kills Plenty, Talia Knox and Kerrigan Kills Plenty.

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

Donna Dillon

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Memorial Service for Donna Dillon, age 81 of South Sioux City, NE and formerly of Ainsworth and Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth. Inurnment to follow at the Long Pine Cemetery in Long Pine, NE. Donna Dillon passed away on January 27th at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, IA. Survivors include: Sons- Bill Dillon of Valentine, NE, Stan Dillon of Dakota Dunes, SD and Donnie Dillon of Lincoln, NE. Sisters- Loraine Biltoft of Ainsworth, NE and Lois Rahn of Wichita, KS.

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

John P. "Pat" Chase

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Funeral Services for John P. “Pat” Chase, age 83 of Aibnsworth, NE, are on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:30 AM at the St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the East Park Cemetery near Ainsworth. Pat Chase passed away Wednesday, January 29th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Marlene Chase of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Brenda Davis of Wood Lake, NE, Michael Chase of Chanute, KS and Douglas Chase of Sioux Falls, SD. Brothers- Al Chase of Glendale, AZ and Glen Chase of Chanute, KS.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dakota Bear Heels, Sr.

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Dakota Bear Heels, Sr., age 27, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Friday, January 24, 2020. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 1st at the Bishop Jones Building in Mission, SD. Burial at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Sons- Dakota Jr. and Dominic Bear Heels. Mother-Sherry Bear Heels. Dad- Charles Medicine Blanket. Siblings- Shye Spirit Track and Monique and Woodrow Flood.

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

Byron "Bud" Stolzenburg

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Byron “Bud” Stolzenburg, age 80 of Crookston, NE, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020 in North Platte, NE. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 1st at  Our Savior Lutheran Church in Valentine, NE. Private Family burial will precede services at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery south of Crookston. Survivors include: Wife- Jean Stolzenburg. Children- Denise West and Kurt Stolzenburg. Sisters- Sharon Eickhoff, Judi Ketelsen and Jo An Walling.

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

James Henry Eagle road

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James Henry Eagle Road, age 57, passed away in Cheyenne, WY. Wake service is 9:00am -9:00pm on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Meal at 5:00 pm and prayer service at 7:00 pm. Inurnment at St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Children- Evander, Sole, Eli, Cedar, Julian, Sage and the late James Ray..

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

Jacqueline Handboy

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Jacqueline Handboy, age 54, passed away in Dickinson, ND on January 21, 2020. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 28th at Upper Cut Meat Community Hall, Upper Cut MEat, SD. Survivors include: Children- Londa, Loren Jr., Roselia, Alayna, Allen Jr. and Aaron. Mother- Maude- Traversie. Siblings- Rob, David, Theresa and Roberta.

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

Ophelia Stone-White Face

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Ophelia Stone-White Face, age 87 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020 in Sioux Falls, SD, Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 29th at the Rosebud Lutheran Church. Burial is at St. Mark’s Cemetery at Lower Cut Meat, SD.

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

Robert L. Childers

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Robert “Bob” :/. Childers, age 81 of Stapleton, NE, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Denver Health Hospital in Denver, CO. Funeral Services are on Wednesday, January 29th at 11:00 am CST at the Seneca Auditorium. Burial is in the Seneca Cemetery with Military Honors. Survivors include: Brother- David Childers of Ansley, NE.

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

Madelyn Rose Menard

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Madelyn Rose Menard, age 75 of Spring Creek, SD, passed away in Rapid  City, SD on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 24th at the Spring Creek School Gym. Burial at St. Partick Cemetery in Spring Creek.

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

Sally A. Grooms

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Memorial Services for Sally A. Grooms, age 94 of Springview, NE, are on  Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1:30 pm at the United Methodist Church in Springview. A private family inurnment to be held at a later date in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Sally Grooms passed away on Saturday, January 18th at the Rock Couty Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Children- Rhonda Kohel of Kearney, NE, Laurene Munger of Springview, NE, Charles Grooms of Iowa, Tammy Spies of Mullen, NE and Pam Petersen of Mullen, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Delores D. Ammon

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Funeral Service for Delores  D. Ammon, age 93 of Bassett, NE, is on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 1:30 pm at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Sybrant Cemetery near Bassett. Delores Ammon passed away Thursday, January 16th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Dee Tech of Alda, NE, Keith Amon of Bassett, NE, Shirley Bell of Gillette, WY, Gerald Ammon of Bassett, NE and Rhonda Wulf of Kearney, NE. Sister- Mardelle Hansen of Oklahoma.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Jean Marie Shamis Vandevort

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Jean Marie Shamis Vandevort, age 80, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Rapid City, SD. Survivors include: Brother- Dick Shamis of Valentine, NE. Graveside Service is at 2:00 PM, January 20th at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE.

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

 

Mike Welker

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Funeral Service for Mike Welker age 60 of Kilgore, NE, is on Saturday, January18, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine, NE. Burial to follow at the Kilgore Cemetery. Mike Welker passed away on Sunday, January 12th at his home south of Kilgore. Survivors include: Wife- Susan Welker of Kilgore, NE. Daughters- Lynn Welker of Highlands Ranch, CO, Marla Colburn of Belle Fourche, SD and Lisa Tabe of Gehring, NE. Father- Dean Welker of Kilgore, NE. Sisters- Tammy Clem of Belle Fourche, SD and Robin Darnall of Harrisburg, NE.

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

 

 

Caroline Elk Looks Back

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Caroline Elk Looks Back, age 84 of Parmelee, SD, passed away in rapid City, SD on January 12, 2020. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Monday, January 20th at He Dog School Gym. Burial is at White Horse Ceetery. Survivors include: Children- June, Beverly, Nik, Harvey, Jackie & Vienna Elk Looks Back and Francis Richards. Sister- Cardelia Little Thunder.

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

 

 

James Dean Iron Ring

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James Dean Iron Ring, age 29 of Spring Creek, SD, passed away near Mission, SD on Sunday, January 12, 2020. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 18th at the Spring Creek School Gym. Burial is at Upper Cut Meat Native American Church Cemetery. Survivors include: Fathr- Russell Iron Ring of Standing Rock. Siblings- Isaiah Iron Ring, Kelcey Grey Bear, Kayla Grey Bear, Angel Gilbert and Heighlon Crow Eagle. Children- Aaliya, Kimberly, King & Reigh Iron ring, Marissa Running Horse Iron Ring.

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

 

 

Jeannine Young DuBray

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Jeannine Young DuBray, age 55 of Parmelee, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Monday, January 13, 2020. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 18th at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee. Burial at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Husband- Vincent DuBray. Children- Nikki, Darci, Florence, Anna, Diana, Akuwin, Rusty, DJ, Francis and Bruce Runing and William Rahn.

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

 

 

Elaine Colombe Jones

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Elaine Colombe Jones, age 77, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the White River Healthcare Center in White River, SD. Memorial Service is Saturday, January 11th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD at 10:00 am. There will be a private family scattering of ashes. Survivors include: Son- Henry Jones. Siblings- Robert, Richard, James & Wayne Colombe, Barbara Bordeaux and Patricia Menck.

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

 

 

Twila Charging Whirlwind

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Twila Charging Whirlwind, age 57, passed away at White River Healthcare Center on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 11th at Swift Bear Comunity Hall in White River, SD. Burial at Advent Cemetery in Mosher, SD. Survivors include: Children- Marlin Stoneman, Estelle Fire Thunder and Angela Never Misses A Shot. Sister- June Medicine Eagle.

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

 

 

Homer C. Kenner

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Funeral Services for Homer C. Kenner, age 85 of Wood Lake, NE, is on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 1:30 PM at the Church of the Nazarene in Ainsworth, NE. Burial to follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Wood Lake. Homer Kenner passed away Wednesday, January 8th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Clarabelle Kenner of Wood Lake, NE. Children- Lyle Kenner of Linton, ND, Sandi Boehr of Florissant, CO, Paul Kenner of Wood Lake, NE and Bryan Kenner of Stapleton, NE.

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

 

 

Elaine Colombe Jones

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Elaine Colombe Jones, age 78, passed away at White River Healthcare Center on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Private family memorial services to be at a later date. Survivors include: Son- Henry Jones. Siblings- Robert, Richard, James & Wayne Colombe, Barbara Bordeaux and Patricia Menck.

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

 

 

Robert Crow Dog Guerue

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Robert Crow Dog Guerue, age 61, passed away in Mission, SD on Monday, January 6, 2020. Funeral is at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 11th at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial is at the Iron Wood Cemetery. Survivors include: Daughters- Andrea and Melissa Guerue. Siblings- Carol Provancial, Russell, Douglas, Ramona, Paul, Joseph, Mark & Gloria Guerue, Charles, Dennis, Marvin, Vine, Rhoda & Lavon King and Josephine Zimmerman.

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

 

 

Desiree Foster

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Desiree Foster, 55, formerly of Valentine, passed away January 1st, 2020, in Springfield, MO at Cox Medical Center. Survivors include parents: Charles and Evelyn Foster, brothers: Bryan of Canistota, SD and Larry of Kansas City, MO. Memorial services are Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 2:00 pm CT at the Connot Brothers Auction Service Center Building on East 1st Street in Valentine.

 

 

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