Current Obituaries

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Nancy Shandrew

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Memorial Service for Nancy Shandrew, age 62 of Valentine, NE, is on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Inurnment to follow at 10:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Nancy Shandrew passed away on January 6, 2020 in Omaha, NE. Survivors include: Son Joseph of Lincoln, NE. Sisters- Sandy Frey of Albion, NE and Peggy Baumgarten of Tieton, WA.

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

Richard Goodwin

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Richard Goodwin, age 74 formerly of Kilgore, NE, passed away July 18, 2021 at his hoe in Arkansas. Graveside service is at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Cody, NE on Monday, July 26th at 10:00 am MT.

Harold William Jones

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Harold William Jones, age 72, passed away in Rosebud, SD on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Funeral  Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 28th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud with burial at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Children- Shane Red Hawk, Nikki Red Hawk, Lindsay Jones and Karlee Jones. Sister- Patty Jones.

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

Fred Whirlwind

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Fred Whirlwind, age 66 of Rosebud, SD, passed away at his home on July 16, 2021. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 21st at the Tiospaye Bible Baptist Church in Mission, SD. Burial at Crazy Horse Tiospaye Cemetery near Parmelee, SD. Survivors include: Siblings- Ellis Swalley, Belva Swalley, Frank Swalley, Sr., Juanita Swalley, Jacqueline Swalley-Emery, Ua Whirlwind Swalley, Elena Swalley, Wanda Swalley and Sonja Peneaux Swalley. Children- Jenny Swallow, Bernard Provancial, Sylvan Provancial, Sr., Brent Provancial, Stormy Provancial, Allison Provancial and Tanya Little Boy.

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

J. D. Ross

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Graveside service for J. D. Ross, age 85 of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 10:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. J. D. Ross passed away on Friday, July 16th at his home. Survivors include: Wife- Kathryn of Valentine, NE. Son- Mike of Wellfleet, NE. Daughter- Kay  Stoner of Kilgore, NE.

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

Franklin Running Horse, Sr.

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Franklin Running Horse, Sr., age 55 of Parmelee, SD, passed away at his home on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, July 13th at the He Dog School Gym. Burial is at St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Children- Frank Running Horse, Jr. Amanda Running Horse and Shawn Running Horse. Siblings- Alou Running Horse, Randy Running Horse, Laura Running Horse, Pamela Running Horse and Romina Eagle Bear.

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

Arnold Hoffman

Graveside Memorial Service for Arnold Hoffman of Valentine, NE is on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 10:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine.

O'Dean Coleman

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Graveside Services for O’Dean Coleman, age 89 formerly of Ainsworth and Valentine, NE, are at 11:00 am on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at the Bassett Memorial Cemetery. Bassett, NE. O’Dean Coleman passed away Thursday, July 8th in Aurora, NE.

Ruby Graham

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Memorial Service for Ruby Graham, age 77 formerly of Springview, NE, are on Saturday, July 10, 20201 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in e Springview. Burial to follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview. Ruby Graham passed away at the University Medical Center in Omaha, NE on Thursday, July 1st.

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

Wayne E. Mattern

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Memorial Service for Wayne E. Mattern, age 86 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 4:00 pm at Uncle Buck’s Lodge in Brewster, NE. A Private Family Inurnment will take place at a later date at the Ord Cemetery in Ord, NE. Wayne Mattern passed away Wednesday, June 30th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Maxine Mattern of Ainsworth, NE. Sisters- Pat Van Winkle of Ord, NE and Judy Hearn of Lipan TX.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mildred A. Painter

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Mildred A. Painter, age 101, passed away at Parkside Manor in Sutart, NE on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Graveside Funeral Service is at the Ainsworth Cemetery at 11:00am on Thursday, July 1st. Survivors include: Children- Marlin Painter of Crown Pointe, IN, Roberta Painter of Springview, NE, Donne Painter of Ainsworth, NE, Donita Painter of Ainsworth, NE and Roger Painter of Ainsworth, NE. Sister- Betty Zoerb of Mitchell, SD.

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

John P. LeMay

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A Private Family Memorial Service will be held at a later date for John P. LeMay, age 71 of Ainsworth, NE. John LeMay passed away Monday, June 28, 2021 at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Brenda LeMAy of Ainsworth, NE. Daughters- Rose LeMay of Seattle, WA and Sarah Davis of Milton, WA.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Darlene Schaefer

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Mass of Christian Burial for Darlene Schaefer, age 88 of Valentine, NE, is at 10:00 am on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Darlene Schaefer passed away on Wednesday, June 23rd in Atkinson, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Lynn Schaefer of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Suzanne Baker of O’Neill, NE, Reggle Bennett of Lincoln, NE and Denise Simons of Phillip, SD. Son- Robert Schaefer of Lexington, NE.

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

Avery Michael Morrison

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Avery  Michael Morrison, age 18 of Norris, SD, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2021 in White River, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 2nd at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Corn Creek, SD. Burial at Broken Rope Cemetery, No Flesh, Little Wound, SD. Survivors include: Parents- Deborah Morrison and Robin Herman, Sr.

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

Samuel "Bob" Hanna

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Graveside Service for Samuel “Bob” Hanna, age 99 of Arizona, is on Monday, June 28, 2021 at 11:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Bob Hanna passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2020 in Arizona. Survivors include: Sons- Robert of Ft. Collins, CO and Tom of Sun Lakes, AZ. Daughters- Janice English of Colorado Springs, CO and Lynda Rolland of Grand Junction,  CO.

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

Virginia A. Sylva

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Funeral Service for Virginia A. Sylva, age 86 of Springview, NE, is on Thursday, June 242, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Grace Lutheran Church in Burton, NE. Burial to follow in the Jordan Valley Cemetery near Burton. Virginia Sylva passed away Saturday, June 19th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, NE. Survivors include: Children- Linda Svoboda of Schuyler, NE, Elizabeth Haddican of Bloomfield, NE, Ernest Larsen of Springview, NE and Sara Kruse-Thatcher of Nixa, MO. Stepson- Rich Sylva of Murdo, SD. Stepdaughter- Audra Sylva-Hobelman of Pierre, SD. Sister- Ellen Miller of Bassett, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jean McGaughey

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Memorial Service for Jean McGaughey, age 93 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Berean Bible Church in Valentine. Jean McGaughey passed away on November 21, 2020 in Valentine. Survivors include: Son- John McCrory. Daughters- Julie Pitkin, Carol Moreland and Joy Miles.

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

Vera "Toots" Lee

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Funeral Service for Vera “Toots” Lee, age 103 of Valentine, NE, is on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine. Private family burial will be held before at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Vera Lee passed away on June 15th in Valentine. Survivors include: Son Jim Lee of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Diane Clark of Georgia.

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

Ria Edwards-Runs Above

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Ria Edwards-Runs Above, age 44, passed away in Albuquerque, NM on Wednesday, June 9t, 2021. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 19th at the St. Francis Community Building. Burial is at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery, St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Kylie & Raven Lujan and Michael & Don Huesers. Sisters-Rita Edwards-Runs Above and Woniya K. Factor..

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

Ramon Good Buffalo

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Ramon Good Buffalo, age 52 of O’kreek, SD, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Sunday, June 13, 2021. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, June 21st at the O’kreek Community Building with meal immediately following. Burial is at Mediator Cemetery in Wood, SD.

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

Jamie Big Crow Neiss

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Jamie Big Crow Neiss, age 37 of Pierre, SD, passed away in Rosebud, SD on Monday, June 14, 20221. Funeral Service is on Thursday, June 17th at 10:00 am at He Dog School Gym. Burial is at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee, SD. Survivors include: Father- James Neiss. Sisters- Regina Neiss and Serena Good Voice Elk. Brothers- Clinton Neiss, James Big Crow Neiss, Dusty Neiss, Loren Neiss and Byron Good Voice Elk. Children- Tancee, Amanda & Gracie Two Eagle, Liam Burning Breast, Joslynn Good Shield and Morgan Black Bear.

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

Beau Westover

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Funeral Service for Beau Westover, age 42 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial is at a later date. Beau Westover passed away on Saturday, June 12th in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Paige Westover. Children- Broden, Piper and Brock. Parents- Rhett and Sherri Westover. Sister- Michelle Garber. Brother- Josh Westover.

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

Dillon Black Bull

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Dillon Black Bull, age 21 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, June 14th at He Dog School Gym. Burial at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee, SD. Survivors include: Parents- Shanell Medicine & Lance Neck, Jr. and Aaron Black Bull, Jr. Siblings- Hunter Plumman, Daniel Black Bull,  Shaine Black Bull, Sean Neck, Aaliyah Neck, Lance Neck III & Jean Neck Sr.

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

Geneva M. Davis

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Funeral Service for Geneva M. Davis, age 96 of Bassett, NE, is on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Duff Cemetery near Rose, NE. Geneva Davis passed away Wednesday, June 9th at Southern Wind Manor in Pittsburg, TX. Survivors include: Daughter- Jolene Turner Wilson of Hughes Springs, TX.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Alec Reed Nadeau

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Alec Reed Nadeau, age 1, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 in St. Francis, SD. Funeral Service is on Saturday, June 12th at 2:00 pm at the St. Francis Community Building in St. Francis. Burial is at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Parents- Madelyn  “Maddy” Big Crow and Austin Nadeau. Sisters- Paris and Melani. 

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

Sammy "Sam" Dean Simonson

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Sammy Dean Simonson, age 74 of Mullen, NE, passed away at his home on Thursday, June 3, 2021. Funeral Services are on Wednesday, June 9th at 1:00 pm MT at the Hooker County Community Center in Mullen. Burial is in the Cedarview Cemetery at Mullen. Survivors include: Wife- Valerie Simonson of Mullen, NE. Daughter- Kristin Marie Simonson-Olson of Ainsworth, NE. Son- Shane David Simonson of Kearney, NE. Brothers- Alan Simonson of Gordon, NE, George Simonson of Elm Creek, NE and Tim Simonson of Mullen, NE. Sister- Linda Jaster of Waco, TX.

Govier Brothers Mortuary of Arnold/Broken Bow/Mullen are in charge of the arrangements.

Duane Porath

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Funeral Services for Duane Porath, age 80 of Valentine, NE, are Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Valentine..Burial immediately following at Zion Lutheran Church Church Cemetery (German Settlement) at Crookston, NE. Duane Porath passed away Thursday, June 3rd in Lincoln, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Carolyn of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Kim Potter of Meadow  Grove, NE and Kris Weber of Valentine, NE. Sister- Karen Potter of Valentine, NE.

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

George "Butch" Shadbolt

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Funeral Services for George “Butch” Shadbolt, age 74 of Gordon, NE, are on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the Winship Park in Gordon, NE. George Shadbolt passed away on Saturday, May 29th  at the Gordon Memorial Hospital.

Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jo Ann Grey Sharp

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Jo Ann Grey Sharp, age 88 of Wakefield, NE, passed away on Saturday October 12, 2019 at her residence. Burial is June 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE.

Ralph C. Davis

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Graveside Memorial Services for Ralph C. Davis, age 82 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10:30 am in the Stuart Cemetery at  Stuart, NE. Ralph Davis passed away Monday, May 31st at the Parkside Manor in Stuart. Survivors include: Wife- Mary Lou Davis of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Sandy Sisson of Ainsworth, NE, Peggy Graham of Ainsworth, NE, Ricky Davis of Tuscon, AZ and Sally Jo Reed of Ainsworth, NE. Siblings- Betty Stewart of Ainsworth, NE and Janice Dillon  of Glenrock, WY.

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

Larry Piester

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Larry Piester, age 77 of North Platte, NE, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Monument Health Rapid City. Funeral Services are on Friday, May 28th at 11:00 am MT at the Mullen United Methodist Church in Mullen, NE. Burial is at the Cedarview Cemetery in Mullen. Survivors include:  Wife- Jean Piester. Daughters- Mitzi Hunt of Chadron, NE and Jodi Dannar of Chadron, NE.

Govier Brothers Mortuary of Mullen/Broken Bow/Arnold are in charge of the arrangements.

Don Adams

Memorial Graveside Service for Don Adams of Cody, NE is on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm MT at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Cody. Don Adams passed away on October 25, 2020 in Chadron. Survivors include: Son John of Melbourne, FL. Daughter- Mardi Milton of Cody, NE.

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

Joe L. Giles

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Funeral Service for Joe L. Giles, age 95 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial will follow in the Purdum Cemetery. Joe Giles passed away Friday, May 21st in his home near Ainsworth. Survivors include: Daughters- Jo McCoy of Ainsworth, NE, Karen Nance of North Platte, NE, Marcia Speck of Gothenburg, NE and Erin Allen of Ainsworth, NE. Sister- Ruth Sullivan of Broken Bow, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Joan S. Kennedy

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Memorial Graveside Services for Joan S. Kennedy, age 87 of Bassett, NE and formerly of Springview, NE, are on Saturday, May 29. 2021 at 10:00 am at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview. Joan Kennedy passed away Saturday, April 3rd at the Rock County Long Term Care Center in Bassett. Survivors include: Children- William J. Kennedy of Bertrand, NE, Betty Jo Weller of Atkinson, NE, Robert Ray Kennedy of Atkinson, NE, Hazel Chase of Springview, NE and Ruth Kennedy of Gregory, SD. Twin sister- JoAnn Burr of Battle Ground, WA.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Don Bristow

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Don Bristow, age 94, passed away in Valentine,  NE on Saturday, MAy 15, 2021. Funeral Mass of Christion Burial is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 27th at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial with Military Honors at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Donna Bristow of Valentine, NE. Children- Patrick of GA, Michele of MN, Joe of WA, Robert of AZ, Robert of AZ, Antony of AZ, Mary of Valentine, NE, Margaret of Valentine, NE, Monica of Lincoln, NE and Jennifer of Rapid City, SD.

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

Noel Thomas Charging Bear Quigley

Noel Thomas Charging Bear Quigley passed away recently in Rapid City, SD. Funeral is on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at St. Francis Community Center, St. Francis, SD. Burial  is in St. Charles Catholic Cemetery, St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Daughters-Nola Charging Bear and Thomasine Charging Bear. Sisters- Roberta Quigley-Sigala and Jowette Black Bear. Brother- Greg Quigley.

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

Donald Engle Allen

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A Graveside Memorial Service for Donald Engle Allen, age 98 of Del Rio, TX, is on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Donald passed away April 24th in Del Rio. Survivors include: Wife- Emma Allen of Del Rio, TX.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Darby Randall Cook, Sr.

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Memorial Graveside Services for Darby Randall Cook, Sr., age 50 of Johnstown, NE, are on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 11:00 am in the East Woodlawn Cemetery at Johnstown with Military Honors. Darby Cook passed away recently at his home in Johnstown. Survivors include: Children- Cheyenne Doyle of Newport, NE, Skyler Cook of Newport, NE, Darby Cook, Jr. of Sparks, NE, Jessamyn Cook of Anchorage, AK and Decker Cook of Anchorage, AK. Father- Dennis Cook of Ainsworth, NE. Mother- Susan Cook of Plattsmouth, NE. Sister- Beth Hemmer of Plattsmouth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Evelyn Perrett Smith

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Evelyn Perrett Smith, age 88 of Valentine, NE, passed away in Kearney, NE on Monday, May 10, 2021. Memorial Services are on Monday, May 17th at 1:00 pm at St. Johns Episcopal Church in  Valentine. Survivors include: Husband- Richard Smith. Children- Janeal Donahoe of Omaha, NE, Joni Rodabaugh of Grand Island, NE, Gregg Perrett of Valentine, NE and Brian Perrett of Valentine, NE.  Sisters- Rita Clark and Sharon Lehman. 

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

Samuel O'Dell Crouse

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Samuel O’Dell Crouse, age 73 of Ashby, NE, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at the Highland Park Care Center in Alliance, NE. Funeral Services are on Tuesday, May 11th at 2:00 pm MT at the Ashby Congregational Church in Ashby. Burial with Military Honors is in the Ashby Cemetery.

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

Yvonne M. Reyman

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Funeral Service for Yvonne M. “Vonnie”  Reyman, age 84 of Lincoln, NE, is on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth, NE. Burial to follow at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake, NE. Yvonne Reyman passed away Wednesday, May 5th at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln. Survivors include: Husband- Claude Reyman of Lincoln, NE. Daughter- Lynda Granfield of St. Petersburg, FL. 

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Beverly Ann (Williams) Zahl

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Beverly Ann (williams) Zahl, age 72, passed away at her home in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Husband- John. Son- Justin Zahl of North Platte, NE. Daughter- Julie Wareham of Hershey, NE. Sister- Connie Schaefer of North Platte, NE. Brother- Donald Holbrook of Lacey, WA. Graveside Services for Beverly Zahl are on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell, NE.

The Adams & Swanson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Norman Schwarting

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Funeral Services for Norman Schwarting, age 94 of Gordon, NE, are on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11:00 am at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Martin, SD. Burial is in the Gordon Cemetery. Norman Schwarting passed away on Sunday, May 2nd  at Gordon Countryside Care.

Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lorene Kernan

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Funeral Service for Lorene Kernan, age 99 of Bassett, NE, is on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial to follow in the Grandview Cemetery in Long Pine, NE. Lorene Kernan passed away on Saturday, May 1st at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care Center in Bassett. Survivors include: Daughter- Judith Kernan of Collbran, CO.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Georgia Spain

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Georgia Spain, age 81 of Valentine, passed away in North Platte, NE on April 30, 2021. Services are at 11 am, Tuesday May 4th at Crossroads Assembly of God with burial following at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Georgia is survived by: Husband Sam Spain of Valentine, Daughter: Shannon Hansen of Dallas, TX, Son: Jeff Spain of Valentine, Sister: Patty Brown of Valentine, Brother: John Kolessa of Valentine.

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

Thetis McClosky

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Thetis McCloskey, age 48 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, May th at St. Francis Community Building. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Husband- David McCloskey, Sr. Children- Derek, Teri, Paige and Kendra McCloskey. Siblings- MaDonna Crow Eagle, Brian White HAt and Joe White Hat.

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

Donald Allen

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Donald Allen, age 98 formerly of Johnstown, NE, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021 in Del Rio, TX. Survivors include: Wife- Emma of Del Rio, TX.  A Memorial  and inurnment  in Ainsworth, NE  will be held at a later date.

Dorothy Paxton

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Dorothy Paxton, age 77 of Valentine, NE, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the Cherry County Hospital. Services are pending at  Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Survivors include: Son- Kevin Paxtoin of Illinois. Sister- Donna Marsh of Valentine, NE. Brothers- LeRoy Paxton of Thedford, NE and Frank Paxton of Montana.

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

Charity DeLawyer

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Funeral Service for Charity DeLawyer, age 32 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Charity DeLawyer passed away on Sunday, April 18th at the Cherry County Hospital. Survivors include: Husband- Steven DeLawyer of Valentine, NE. Sons- Samuel and Jesse. Parents- Craig and Joy Miles of Brownlee, NE. Brother- Caleb Miles of Brownlee, NE.

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

Ileene Shelbourn

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Graveside Service for Ilene Shelbourn,, age 81 of Valentine, NE, is on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Ilene Shelbourn passed away on Friday, April 16th at her home in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughter- Vicky Wanless of Chadron, NE. Son- Jerry Shelbourn of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Diane Clark of Lennox, SD.

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

Martha E. Frew

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A Memorial Graveside Service for Martha E. Frew, age 98 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Norden West Cemetery in Norden, NE. Martha Frew passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Sons- Bill Frew of Norden, NE and Jerry Frew of Ainsworth, NE. Daughter- Rosalie Fletcher of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Georgia Belville

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Funeral Service for Georgia Belville, age 91 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Georgia Belville passed away on Sunday, April 4th at Pine View Good Samaritan in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughters- Virginia Elliott of Valentine, NE and Cindy Yenglin of Valentine, NE. Son- Wayne Belville of Brownlee, NE.

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

Kerry D. Ebert

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A Memorial Service for Kerry D. Ebert, age 70 of Bassett, NE, is on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 10:30 am at the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Bassett. A Private Family Scattering of Ashes will take place at Byers, CO at a later date. Kerry Ebert passed away Monday, April 5th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care Center in Bassett. Survivors include: Wife- Cathy Ebert of Bassett, NE. Sons- Kres Ebert of Byers, CO and Kasey T. Ebert of Byers, CO. Stepdaughter- Jessica Johnson of Puebelo, CO. Brother- Larry Ebert of Bassett, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gary W. Kinzie

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Memorial Service for Gary W. Kinzie, age 74 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 9:00 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Inurnment to follow in the Butte Cemetery at Butte, NE. Gary Kinzie passed away Wednesday, March 31st at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Spouse- Coralene Kinzie of Ainsworth, NE. Sons- Graig Kinzie of Ainsworth, NE and Kyle Kinzie of Ainsworth, NE. Siblings- Terry Kinzie of Plains, MT and Craig Kinzie of Urbandale, IA.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Joan S. Kennedy

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Memorial Graveside Services will be held at a later date for Joan S. Kennedy, age 87 of Bassett, NE and formerly of Springview, NE. Joan Kennedy passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Children- William J. Kennedy of Bertrand, NE, Betty Jo Weller of Atkinson, NE, Robert Ray Kennedy of Atkinson, NE, Hazel Chase of Springview, NE and Ruth Kennedy of Gregory, SD. Twin Sister- Jo Ann Burr of Battle Ground, WA.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Doris Sharp

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Funeral service for Doris Sharp, age 84 of Sparks, NE, is on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 10:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine, NE. Doris Sharp passed away on Sunday March 28th at her home. Survivors include: Son- Duane of Illinois. Daughter- Rita Rowan of Sparks, NE. Sisters- Maxine Duffy of Colorado and Jean Docken of Winner, SD.

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

Bessie Mogle

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Funeral Service for Bessie Mogle, age 100 of Valentine, NE and formerly of Merriman, NE, is pending at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Bessie Mogle passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Cherry Hills in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughters- Lorena Cobb of Merriman, NE and Shirley Kime of Valentine, NE.

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

William J. Sybrant

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Funeral Service for William J. Sybrant, age 76 of Bassett, NE, is on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Sybrant Community Church near Bassett. Burial to follow in the Sybrant Cemetery. Bill Sybrant passed away Wednesday, March 24th at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett.  Survivors include: Wife- Carolyn Sybrant of Bassett, NE. Children- Scott Sybrant of Bennett, NE, Jeff Sybrant of Bassett, NE and Jenny Peterson of Molt, MT. Sister- Doris Nachtman of Stuart, NE. Brother- Steve Sybrant of Bassett, NE. 

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Carol Avis (Hoffman) McBride

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Carol Avis (Hoffman) McBride, age 79 of Ainsworth, NE, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2021. A celebration of life service is at 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 29th at the Stuart Cemetery with a dinner following at the Stuart Legion. Survivors include: Husband- Mort McBride. Children- Scott Halligan, Tracy Landis, Carrie Gaskins and Jim Halligan. Brother- Daniel  Hoffman.

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

Darlene Ryschon

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Funeral Service for Darlene Ryschon, age 86 of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Darlene Ryschon passed away on Saturday, March 13th at the Cherry County Hospital. Survivors include: Son- Jerry of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Debbie DeVoogd of Iowa.

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

Ace Kary

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Ace Kary, age 68 of Norris, SD, passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Edna Kary of Norris, SD. Sons- Paul Kary of Norris, SD and David Kary of Rapid City, SD. Daughter- Rebekkah Fanning of Rapid City, SD. Brother- Brant Kary of Norris, SD. Sisters- Rae Staab and Anita Barrett, both of Kansas. Funeral Services are at 3:00 pm on Saturday, MArch 13th at the Norris Bible Church. Burial to follow at the Norris Community Cemetery.

Rush Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements..

Molly B. Palmer

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Memorial Service for Molly B. Palmer, age 50 of Springview, NE, is on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the Assembly of God Church in Ainsworth, NE. Molly Palmer passed away Wednesday, March 3rd at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Survivors include: Daughter- Baillee Palmer of Springview, NE. Sister- Robin McMurtrey of Valentine, NE. Brother- Henry Pavlik of North Platte, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Homer Long Warrior

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Homer Long Warrior, age 71 of Mission, SD, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Funeral is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 11th at the Corn Creek Community Building. Burial at St. Paul Episcopal Cemetery in Norris, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Alneen Moran. Children- Edna, Holly Tamra, Georgette, Santee & Heidi Long Warrior and Jennifer Jordan. Sister- Velma Witt.

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

Connie McNare

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Memorial Service for Connie McNare, age 62 of Merriman, NE, is at 2:00 pm MT on Friday, March 12, 2021 at the Merriman Dance Hall. Inurnment to follow at the Merriman Community Cemetery. Connie McNare passed away on Thursday, March 4th at the Bennett County Hospital in Martin, SD. Survivors include: Husband- Bryce McNare of Merriman, NE. Son- Daniel McNare of Norfolk, NE. Sister- Kathi Roten of Merriman, NE.

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

Betty J. Fernau

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A Graveside Memorial Service will be held in the near future for Betty J. Fernau, age 88 of Ainsworth, NE. Betty Fernau passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Husband- Don Fernau of Ainsworth, NE. Son- Ron Fernau of Ainsworth, NE. Brother- Jerry Greenough of Aurora NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jolene K. Walters

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Funeral Service for Jolene K. Walters, age 73 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the East Park Cemetery near Ainsworth. Jolene Walters passed away Monday, March 1st at her home near Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Connie Linder of Minden, NE, Cathy Cook of Belgrade, NE and Rich Walters, Jr. of Kearney, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Cheryl Young Bear

Cheryl Young Bear passed away at Rosebud Hospital on February 28, 2021. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 6th at Soldier Creek Community Building. Bur is at Grace Chapel Cemetery at Soldier Creek, SD.

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

Tillie Staples

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Tillie Staples, age 66 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 6th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud. Inurnment at a later date at Spotted Tail Cemetery in Rosebud. Survivors include: Children- Melvin Means, Alyce Hart, William Hart and Michael Arroyo. Siblings- Mary Jane, Donna, Wilma, Linda, Roberta, Robert & Michael Staples, Ronald Estes, Sonja Ponca, Mary & Lorelie DeCora, Cheryl Painter and Larry Red Wing.

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

Leonard Rouillard, Jr.

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Leonard Rouillard, Jr., age 52 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021 in Rosebud, SD. Funeral is at 2:00 pm on Friday, March 5th at the St. Francis Community Center. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Wife- Arlene”Sis” Metcalf. Children- Destiny, Jessica, Dwight and Nicholas. Mon- Maxine Young. Siblings- Les & Brandon Rouillard, Serena Emery and Gabrielle & Aaron Young.

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

Roscoe Witt

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Roscoe Witt, age 54 of Rosebud, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 4th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud. Burial is at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis.

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

Norman Gerry, Sr.

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Norman Gerry, Sr. age 78 of Rapid City, SD, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Graveside Service is at 3:30  pm on Wednesday, March 3rd at St. Thomas Cemetery in Corn Creek, SD. Survivors include: Sons- Sonny and Aaron Gerry.

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

Tynan DeCory

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Tynan DeCory, age 23 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 4th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud, SD. Survivors include: Parents- Destiny DeCory and Joe Ford. Siblings- Kevin, West, Chynna, Jovaughn and Christopher. Daughters- Audria and Maycie.

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

Beverly Turkey Creek

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Beverly Turkey Creek, age 56, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 24th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud, SD with burial following at Grace Chapel Cemetery in Soldier Creek. Survivors include: Son- Brian Turkey of Colton, SD. Brothers- Gary Turkey of Pierre, SD and Merle Duran of Tacoma, WA.. Sister- Shirley Schultz of Pierre, SD.

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

Sonny Harms

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Public memorial service for Sonny Harms, age 76 of Valentine, NE, is on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Inurnment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Sonny Harms passed away on February 13th in Rapid City, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Suzy. Daughter- Melinda Mattson. Son- Marty. Sisters- Mollene Gilroy and Lesa Harms.

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

Nora Left Hand Bull-Emery

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Nora :Left Hand Bull-Emery, age 52 of MArtin, SD, passed away at the Ft. Meade VA Hospital on February 14, 2021 Viewing at Holmes Funeral Home from 2:00-4:00 pm on Thursday, February 18th. Graveside service with Military Honors is at 1:00 pm on Friday, February 19th at the Sicangu Akicita Owicahe Tribal Veteran Cemetery north of Mission, SD. Survivors include: Hosband- Steve Emery of Martin, SD. Children- Shawna Cuny of Missoula, MT, Cody Campbell of Missoula, MT and Connor Campbell of Pierre, SD.

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

Deloris M. Fox

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Private family Graveside Service for Deloris M. Fox, age 94 of Newport, NE, is on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 10:30 am in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Deloris Fox passed away Saturday, February 13th in the Arbor Care Center at O’Neill, NE. Survivors include: Son- Glenn Lee Fox of Newport, NE. Daughter- Linda Knoetzel of Bassett, NE. Sister- Florence Nelson of Mesa, AZ.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangemnets.

Clarence Danielski

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Private family Rosary and funeral Mass of Christian Burial for Clarence Danielski, age 91 of Valentine, NE, is at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Broken Bow, NE. No visitation will be held. Public Graveside Service is Saturday, February 20th at 11:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE.  Clarence Danielski passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021 in Broken Bow. Survivors include: Wife- Betty of Valentine, NE. Children- Dave, Don, Mike, Susan Paprosky, Leonard and Tom. Sisters- Irene Kresha and Lucy Kresha.

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

Gregory J. Lohmeyer

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Public Funeral Service for Gregory J. Lohmeyer, age 63 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 10:30 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Cremation will follow the funeral service. Greg Loymeyer passed away Friday, February 12th at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Debra Lohmeyer of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Kenneth Lohmeyer of Denton, TX, Isabella Lindholm of Gothenburg, NE and Francesca Castillo of Kearney, NE. Siblings- John Lohmeyer of Denver, CO, Thomas Lohmeyer of Ft. Collins, CO, Julie Lohmeyer of Geneseo, IL and Kevin Lohmeyer of Davenport, IA.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert "Bob" Anderson

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Funeral Services for Robert “Bob” Anderson, age 76 of Winner, SD, are on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 10:30 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Winner. Burial to follow in the Winner City Cemetery. Bob Anderson passed away on Thursday, February 4th at the Winner Regional Hospital in Winner.

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

Ted Hilderhoff

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Funeral Services for Ted Hilderhoff, age 47 of Wood Lake, NE, are on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine.. Ted passed away February 5th near Valentine, NE. Survivors include Wife – Cherie Hilderhoff, Sons – Ryder and Edward Hilderhoff, Mother – Bonnie Hilderhoff and Sister – Tammy Cash.

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

Altha VanderWey

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Altha VanderWey, age 90 of the Lakeview, SD Community, passed away in Platte, SD on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Funeral Service is at 1:30 pm (CT) on Saturday, February 6th at the Lakeview Christian Reformed Church with burial following at the Lakeview Cemetery. Survivors include: Children- Bonnie Green of Gilbert, AZ, Kervan VanderWey of Perry, MI, Carla Sybesma of Platte, SD and Rick VanderWey of Crookston, NE.

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

Wanda Schubauer

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Private Family Mass of Christian Burial and Memorial service for  Wanda Schubauer, age 83, will be held at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine, NE. A public graveside service is on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Noon at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Wanda Schubauer passed away on Saturday, January 30th at the Cherry County Hospital. Survivors include: Children- Mike, Bret, Joy Guess, Neil, Brian, Carl and Tammy.. One sister.

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

Marylou Ayers

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Marylou Ayers, age 77 of Black Hawk, SD, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at her home in Black Hawk. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.Survivors include: Husband- Ken Ayers of Rapid City, SD. Daughters- Dana , Dottie and Gina all of Rapid City, SD. Brothers- Duane Daves of Greenfield, MO and Larry Davis of Rapid City, SD. Sisters- Erin Halsey of Spearfish, SD and Elaine Rhodes of Rapid City, SD.

Osheim Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Josephine Lopez

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Funeral Service for Josephine Lopez, age 92 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine 9masks are requested). Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Josephine Lopez passed away on Sunday, January 24th at Pine View Good Samaritan in Valentine. Survivors include: Son- Kent Lopez of Valentine, NE. And Helen Lopez Colgan of Valentine, NE.

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

Martha E. Frew

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A Memorial Graveside Service will be held at a later date for Martha E. Frew, age 98 of Ainsworth, NE. Martha Frew passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Sons- Bill Frew of Norden, NE and Jerry Frew of Ainsworth, NE. Daughter- Rosalie Fletcher of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Clarice Chauncey

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Clarice Chauncey, age 97 of Winner, SD, passed away in Omaha, NE on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Funeral Service is on Wednesday, January 27th at 2:00 pm at the Carter Gospel Fellowship Church in Carter, SD. Burial will follow in the Winner City Cemetery. 

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Andrette Spotted Elk

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Andrette Spotted Elk, age 52, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 21st at St. Francis Community Center, St. Francis, SD. Scattering of ashes will be at a later date. Survivors include: Children- Josephine Spotted Elk, Ivanna and Dustin Bear Heels. Siblings- Denise Black Feather, Nancy Sutton, John High Hawk, Debra and John Spotted Elk.

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

Eugene McClure, Jr.

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Eugene McClure, Jr., age 54, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 in Parmelee, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 23rd at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Mother- Jenette (Siers) Hanson. Children- Sierra and Douglas McClure. Siblings- Lisa Patterson and Scott Meyers.

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

Dustin Sharp Butte

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Dustin Sharp Butte, age 38 of White River, SD, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 20th at Horse Creek Community Hall, Horse  Creek, SD. Burial at St. Ignatius Cemetery at White River. Survivors include: Siblings- Harvey Lynn Sharp Butte, Nancy Sharp Butte, Gloria Barrera, Yolanda Barrera, Andrea Barrera and Consuela Barrera. Son- Dustin Lee Sharp Butte.

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

Perry Snow Fly

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Perry Snow Fly, age 60 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Sioux Falls, SD. Graveside Services are at 11:30 am on Saturday, January 23rd at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Children- Tia Rae, Raymond Moses and Brandi Lynn.

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

Duane Atkinson, Jr.

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Duane Atkinson, Jr., age 83 of White River, SD, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Hot Springs, SD. A memorial service will be at a later date.

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

Donald Ray Eagleman

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Donald Ray Eagleman, age 48, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 in Sioux City, IA. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 23rd at the Antelope Community Building, Mission, SD. Burial is at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Wife- Jenny Eagleman. Daughter- Chyla Eagleman.

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

Wayne S. Bower

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A Memorial Service will be held at a later date for Wayne S. “Spud” Bower age 84 of Ainsworth. Wayne Bower passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife: Lucinda “Cindy” Bower of Ainsworth, Daughter: Tamela Ayala of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Son: Thomas Bower of Ainsworth.

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

Nancy Ruth Van Bibber

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Nancy Ruth Van Bibber, age 74 of Grand Island, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am oon Wednesday, January 13th at Northridge Assembly of God in Grand Island. Burial is in the Grand Island Cemetery. Survivors include: Children- Chet Van Bibber, Traci Jackson, James Davis, Jamie Vinson, Sherri Terri, Shelli Hayes and Michael Van Bibber. Brother- Chet Frey. Sister- Caroly Wickett.

All Faiths Funeral Home in Grand Island is in charge of the arrangements. 

Dora E. Scott

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A Private Family Inurnment for Dora E. Scott, age 98 of Omaha, NE and formerly of Ainsworth, NE, will be held in the summer of 2021 in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Wood Lake, NE. Dora Scott passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Heritate at Legacy in Omaha. Survivors include: Daughter- Pam Scott of Las Vegas, NV. Son – Rick Scott of Omaha, NE.

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

Richard Thin Elk

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Richard Thin Elk, age 76 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Sunday, January 3, 2021. Funeral service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 9th at the Antelope Community Building in Mission. Burial at Holy Family Cemetery, North Antelope, SD. Survivors include: Children- Shannon Thin Elk, Julie Thin Elk and Carrie Thin Elk. Siblings- Esther Antoine, Jack Brandis and Beverly Brandis.

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

Eugene Black Bear

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Eugene Black Bear, age 50 of Rapid City, SD, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 in rapid City. Graveside services are at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 13th at Iron Wood Cemetery in Rosebud, SD.

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

Arnold Hoffman

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Arnold Hoffman, age 91 of Valentine, NE, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2020 at his home in Valentine. A private family memorial service will be held. Public Graveside service will be held at a later date. No visitation will be held. Survivors include: Wife Jeanie Hoffman. Children- Ron Hoffman, Rhonda Kautz, Carlene Bodlak, Sheila Young, Lorelei Windsor, Kerry Hoffman, Dulcie Pinkelman, Kristi Folkers amd Aaron Hoffman. Sisters- Janis Davis and Joan Knuth. Brother- Willy Hoiffman.

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

 

Wilma Kenan

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Public graveside service for Wilma Kenan, age 90 of Valentine, NE, is on Monday, January 11,  2020 at 1:00 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery. Public visitation is on Sunday, January 10th at 2:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Wilma Kenan passed away on Monday, January 4th in Gordon, NE. Survivors include: Daughter- Linda Kluender of Edgemont, SD. Sister- Edith Bachelor of Valentine, NE.

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

 

Dennis Storms

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Dennis Storms, age 78 of Broken Bow, NE, passed away Saturday, January 2, 20201 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, NE. Private services for the immediate family only will be held on Wednesday, January 6th at 11:00 am at Govier Brothers Maortuary in Broken Bow. Extended family and friends are invited to attend the graveside services at the Lone Tree Cemetery at Weissert, NE. The services will be livestreamed at www.govierbrothers.com. Survivors include: Wife- Marilyn Storms. Children- Jolene Storms, Justin Storms, Jana Kaelin, Jeffery Storms and Jeena Haffner. Brothers- Gary Storms, John Storms and Kendall Storms.

Govier Brothers is in charge of the arrangements.

Faye L. Buoy

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A Graveside Service for Faye L. Buoy, age 88 of Bassett, NE, is on Saturday, JAnuary 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Rose Hill Cemetery near Rose, NE. Faye Buoy passed away Wednesday, December 30th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Children- Leanne Fox of Bassett, NE, Gary Buoy of Burwell, NE, Bonnie Emerson of Bassett, NE, Lonnie Buoy of Bassett, NE, Jerry Buoy of Laurel, NE and Cindy Norton of Ainsworth, NE.

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

Dana Krueger

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Dana Krueger, age 57 of Valentine, NE, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020. A private family service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at All Faiths Funeral Home in Grand Island, NE. Dana’s service is available via a live stream broadcast through giallfaiths.com All Faiths Funeral Home facebook page. Survivors include: Mother- Vera Krueger of Grand Island, NE. Siblings- Doug Krueger of Aurora, NE, Dawn Lutz of St. Libory, NE and Cindy Schroeder of Valentine, NE.

All Faiths Funeral Home in Grand Island is in charge of the arrangements.

Margaret E. "Marg" Kinney

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A Private Family Funeral Service for Margaret E. “Marg” Kinney, age 85 of Bassett, NE, is on Tuesday, January 7, 2021 at 11:00 am at the United MEthodist Church in Bassett. A Public Graveside Service will followat 1:00 pm in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Marg Kinney passed away Saturday, January 2nd at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett. Survivors include: Husband- Rich Kinney of Bassett, NE. Children- Jeri Nelson of Long Pine, NE, Mike Kinney of Bryan, TX, Bill Kinney of Kaysville, UT and Patty McConnell of Tuscon, AZ.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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