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Thomas E. Collin

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Funeral Service for Thomas E. Collin, age 81 of Long Pine, NE, is on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10:30 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial to follow in the Grandview Cemetery in Long Pine with Military Honors. Tom Collins passed away Friday, May 13th at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Twila Springer

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Twila Springer, age 73 of Thedford, NE, passed away at the Care Center in Ainsworth, NE on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 18th at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Thedford. Private burial will precede services at Hillcrest Cemetery in Thedford. Survivors include: Husband- Steven Springer of Thedford, NE. Children- Melodie Springer-Suarez of Glendale, AZ, Rourke Springer of Valentine, NE and Scott Springer of Glendale, AZ. Sister- Conie Pierson of Cicero, NY.

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

Henry Selwin, Sr.

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Henry Selwyn, Sr., age 80 of Mission, SD, passed away at his home on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 19th at 2022 South Housing Gym in Wagner, SD. Burial at Greenwood Presbyterian Cemetery in Wagner, SD..

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

Glen Janis

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Glen Janis, age 76 of White River, SD, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Winner Regional Hospital. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Monday, May 16th at Horse Creek Community Hall i White River. Survivors include: Children- Glenda Janis, Vincent Janis, Tracy JAnis and Peter Janis. Siblings- Steve Brave, Jeanie Brave and Robin Haukaas.

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

Lorraine Ballard

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Lorraine Ballard, age 93 of Ainsworth, NE, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022 at Brown County Hospital. Memorial Service is at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 28th at Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine with inurnment following at Mount Hope Cemetery i Valentine. Survivors includeL Sons- Jim Ballard, Steve Ballard and Scott Ballard.

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

Mitch McIntire

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Mitch McIntire, age 60 of Thedford, NE, passed away November 22, 2021 at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha, NE. End of Life Celebration is on Saturday May 14, 2022 at Thomas County Fairgrounds from 3-6PM. Survivors include: Son- Dylan Lister-McIntire. Brothers- Jim McIntire and Todd McIntire.

Lt. Col. Jack Davey

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Funeral Service for retired Lieutenant Colonel Jack Davey, age 84 of Phoenix, AZ and formerly of Valentine, NE and Mission, SD area, is on Weednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Lt. Col. Davey passed away on Friday, April 29th in Scottsdale, AZ. Survivors include: Wife- Susan of Phoenix, AZ. Sons- Col. Justin Davey of Iraq and Dr. Curtis Davey of Switzerland.

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

Lana S. Higgins

Memorial Service for Lana S. Higgins is on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 10:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Reception to follow at the Harmony Inn.

Jeffrey Shot With Two Arrows

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Jeffrey Shot With Two Arrows, age 30 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Monday, April 23, 2022 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 6th at the Community Hall in Parmelee. Burial is at Holy Innocents Cemetery. Survivors include: Parents- Robert & Eileen  Shot With Two Arrows. Children- Evelyn and Kobe Shot With Two Arrows and Dondre Thunder Hawk. Siblings- Danielle, Robert & Nichole Shot With Two Arrows, Colton Douville, Dustin Moran, Kristy Whipple, Shana Moore, Dieta Two Eagle and Nash Two Eagle.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Timothy Murray

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Timothy Murray, age 80 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at Bennett County Hospital. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Monday, May 9th at Old He Dog Gym. Burial is at Holy Innocents Cemetery. Survivors include: Children- Derric, Darrin, Teryl & Krista Running Horse and Timolin Murray Young. Sister- Sandra Murray Wilcox.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Irma Jean Radant

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Irma Jean Radant, age 95, passed away at Parkside Manor in Stuart, NE on Thursday, April 28, 2022.. Memorial services are on Friday, May 13th at 1:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE. Survivors include 4 children: Barbara Schroeder of Bloomfield, NE, Larry Radant of Valentine, NE, Sharon Bergman of Prescott, AZ and Kathryn Schwartz of Ft. Collins, CO.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Doris A. "Dorie" Hughes

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Funeral service for Doris A. “Dorie” Hughes, age 99 of Ainsworth is Thursday, May 5, 2022 at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial will follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Dorie Hughes died Wednesday, April 27, 233 at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include Daughters – Elaine Davis of Clearwater, FL and Lonnie Waters of Texarkana, TX. 

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

Irene Kaufman

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Funeral service for Irene Kaufman, age 96 of Norris, SD, is Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 1:00 PM at St. John Lutheran Church in Norris. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery in Norris. Mrs. Kaufman passed away on April 26 in Rapid City, SD. Survivors include: Son – Robert of Evergreen, CO. Daughters – Marjorie Popkes of Sioux Falls, SD and Carol Ferguson of Norris, SD. 

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

Marilyn Bishop

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A celebration of life memorial for Marilyn Bishop, age 91 of Valentine, will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Private family inurnment will follow at Harmony Cemetery north of Valentine. Ms. Bishop passed away December 29, 2021 in Valentine. Survivors include: Sisters – Jean McMindes, Sharon Bishop, Janet Bishop. Brother – Bob Bishop.

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

Jackie Grace

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Funeral Service for Jackie Grace, age 93 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church i Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Jackie Grace passed away on Tuesday, April 26th in Firth, NE. Survivors include: Sons- Steve, Lance and Dan. Daughter- Jerilyn Morris. Sisters- Jean McMindes, Sharon Bishop and Janet Bishop. Brother- Bob Bishop.

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

Delores K. Stec

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Delores K. Stec, age 100 of Grand Island, Ne and formerly of Ainsworth, NE, is on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Delores Stec passed away Sunday, April 24th at CHI Health-St. Francis in Grand Island. Survivors include: Sons- Paul Stec of Kearney, NE, John Stec of Ainsworth, NE and Dr. Steve Stec of Grand Island, NE.

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

Kelle McIntosh

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Kelle McIntosh, age 71 of Mullen, NE, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2022 at the Loveland Colorado Medical Center of the Rockies. A Memorial Service is on Saturday, April 30th at 11:00 am MT at the Hooker County Community Center in Mullen. 

Govier Brothers Mortuary of Mullen is in charge of the arrangements.

Jennifer Leigh Grassrope

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Jennifer Leigh Grassrope, age 31 of Parmelee, SD, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2022 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, April 27th at the Community Building in Parmelee. Burial is in Ironwood Cemetery at Parmelee. Survivors include: Mother- Lisa Shott. Children- Kayori Traversie and Uriah Grassrope. Siblings- Fred Davis, Jr., Corey Davis, Lorelei Charger, Natasha Grassrope and Chenoa Grassrope.

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

Kathryn Ann Blea

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Kathryn Ann Blea, age 73 of Mission, SD, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at her home. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Thursday, April 21st at Father Paul Hall in Mission. Burial is at St. Thomas Cemetery. Survivors include: Sisters- Velma Blea-Herman, Ida Bromm-Larvie and Mary A. Scott. Brothers- Pat Blea, Sr. and Valentino Blea, Jr. Step-Brothers- Darrell, Mike and Frank Scott.

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

Nancy Elaine Bauer

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Nancy Elaine Bauer, age 75 of Kilgore, NE, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022 at her home. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, April 26th at Holmes Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment to be at a later date. Survivors include: Husband- Richard C. Bauer. Daughters- Elaine, Arlene and Rose. Son- Richard w. Bauer. Brother- Jim Little.

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

Dale 'Joon' Bad Hand, Jr.

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Dale ‘Joon’ Bad Hand, Jr., age 25 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Rosebud Hospital. Funeral is at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 22nd at St. Francis Community Building. Burial is in St. Charles Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include: Parents- Dale Bad Hand, Sr. and Donna White Hat. Sisters- Dessirae Farmer, Tina, Denisha & Natasha Bad Hand and Ampo & Kimimila White Lance. Brothers- Michael Farmer, Carter White Lance and Clifford Bordeaux.

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

George Kamas

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Funeral Service for George Kamas, age 95 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 10:30 am at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. Burial with Military Honors to follow in the Ainsworth Cemeter. George Kamas passed away Friday, April 15th in the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Sons- James Kamas of Louisville, KY and Daniel Kamas of New York City, NY.

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

Raymond E. Norton

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Funeral Service for Raymond E. Norton, age 89 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 10:30 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial to follow kn the Ainsworth Cemetery with Military Honors. Ray Norton passed away Sunday, April 17th at the West Holt Memorial Hospital in Atkinson, NE. Survivors include: Children- Rob Norton of Valentine, NE, Marcia Menish of O’Neill, NE, Todd Norton of Rose, NE and Michael Norton of Ainsworth, Ne. Brothers- Don Norton of Stuart, NE, Dean Norton of Glen Rock, WY and Bob Norton of Stuart, NE. Sisters- Mary Obermire of Cassville, MO, Gladys Norton of Columbus, NE, Joyce Murphy of Snohomish, WA and Karen Kalloff of Pilger, NE.

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

Justin Albert

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Justin Albert, age 39 of Cody, NE, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am MT on Monday, April 18th at the White Elephant Hall in Cody with burial following at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Cody. Survivors include: Mother- Terri Albert. Sisters- Jennifer Prewitt and Janelle Albert.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dean Colburn

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Memorial Service for Dean Colburn is on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Valentine Presbyterian Church. Dean Colburn passed away April 20, 2020.

LaVonne Valburg

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Funeral Service for LaVonne Valburg, age 79 of Clark, SD and formerly of White River, SD, is on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in White River. Burial to follow at the White River Cemetery. LaVonne Valburg passed away on Sunday, April 10 in Clark, SD. Survivors include: Son- Dan of White River, SD. Daughters- Lori Adams of Clark, SD and Anita Naze of Clark, SD. Sister- Judy Madsen of Hot Springs, SD.

Myrna Stewart

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Funeral Services for Myrna Stewart, age 74 of Newport, NE, are on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 10:30 at the United Methodist Church in Bassett, NE. Burial is at Willow Dale Cemetery north of Newport. Myrna Stewart passed away Saturday, April 9th at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett. Survivors include: Husband- Everett of Newport, NE. Daughters- Christina Buoy of Newport, NE and Cheri Broders of Newport, NE. Sister- Lonna Allison of Newport, NE.

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

 

Mary Little Thunder/ Small Bear

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Mary Little Thunder/ Small Bear, age 63, passed away in Robinsdale, MN on Monday, April 4, 2022. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, April 13th at the Upper Cut Meat Community Hall, Upper Cut Meat, SD. Burial at White Horse Cemetery in Upper Cut Meat. Survivors include: Children- Torrence, Cecil and Jamie Little Thunder and Vernon Jr.  ‘Bub’, Kelly and Connie Small Bear. Siblings- Phillip, Anita, Gary and Theodore Little Thunder. Husband- Vernon ‘Jim’ Small Bear.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Toy Medicine Eagle

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Toy Medicine Eagle, age 34, passed away March 31, 2022 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, April 12th at the Jones Building in Mission, SD. Burial is at Holy Spirit Cemetery in Ideal, SD. Survivors include: Mother- Esterlyn Medicine Eagle. Siblings- George III, Katy, Lucy and Alice Medicine Eagle.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Dale E. Billings

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Graveside Service for Dale E. Billings, age 85 of Ainsworth, NE and formerly of Springview and Bassett, is on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 2:00 PM in Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview. Cale Billings passed away Monday, April 11th in the Sandhills Care Center at Ainsworth. Survivors include: Son- Mike Billings of Valentine, NE. Sister- Velma Foster of Hay Springs, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Patrick Douglas 'Doug' Crouse

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Patrick Douglas ‘Doug’ Crouse, age 77 of Valentine, NE, passed away at home on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Survivors include: Children- J.D. of Texas and Cyd Crouse of the Netherlands. Sister- Sandy McCarthy. Brother- Steve Crouse. Memorial Service is at 2:00 pm CT on April 20th at the Cherry County Fairgrounds in Valentine.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Justin Redday, Sr.

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Justin Redday, Sr., age 27, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2022 in Alliance, NE. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, April 15th at St. Thomas Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at Lakota Chapel Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Wife- Carlianna. Children- Akiri and Justin, Jr. Mother- Vienna Elk Looks Back. Siblings- Dezmond Redday, Jr., Charles Elk Looks Back, Kelsi Redday, Theresa Redday, Christopher Redday, Dakota Redday, Mato John Redday, Dean Redday, Sylvia Redday, Aiden Dioon and Skyla Blue Bird.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Agnes M. Richstein

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Funeral Service for Agnes M. Richstein, age 89 of Ainsworth, NE, is at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at the Evangelical Free Church near Ainsworth. Interment to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Agnes Richstein passed away Thursday, April 7th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Daughters- Kem Richstein of Ainsworth, NE and Konny Saner of Long Pine, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tia Neiss-Mills

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Tia Neiss-Mills, age 25, passed away in Lincoln, NE on Monday, April 4, 2022. Funeral Service is Tuesday, April 12th at 10:00 am at the Veteran’s Building in Mission, SD. Burial at Mato Istima Cemetery in Rosebud, SD. Survivors include: Mother-0 Renee Sleeping Bear. Siblings- Robert, Stephen, Alyssa, Tashina, Delores and Shauna.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Stephanie Waln

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Stephanie Waln, age 48, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine, NE. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, April 5th at the Parmelee Community Building, Parmelee, SD. Burial at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Children- Edward,  Ty and Stevie Waln and Jordan and Michael Smith. Mother- Shelia Young. Siblings- Darwin Youn, Mary Olson, Kaysha Young and Jamie Prue.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Howard Red Bird/War Bonnett

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Howard Red Bird/War Bonnett, age 49, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Friday, March 25, 2022. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 2nd at Upper Cut Meat Community Hall, Upper Cut Meat, SD. Burial is at White Horse Cemetery in Upper Cut Meat. Survivors include: Children- Samantha, Montana, Michael, Morgana, Maria, Sasha and Clayton. Sister- Jodeen.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

 

Sharon Kay Paxton

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Sharon Kay Paxton, age 80 to Thedford, NE, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2022 at her home in Thedford. Funeral Service is on Monday, March 28th at 2:00 pm at the Bethel Assembly of God Church in Thedford. Burial is in the Hillcrest Cemetery. 

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Jesse White Bear

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Jesse White Bear, age 34, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2022 9n Rapid City, SD. Funeral is at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 27th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial at Two Kettle Catholic Cemetery (Lower Camp Cemetery) north of White River, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Vernie J. McCully

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Vernie J. McCully, age 72 of Mullen, NE, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at the Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte, NE. Funera; Services are on Saturday, March 26th at 2:00 pm MT at the Mullen United Methodist Church. Burial is in the Dry Valley Cemetery north of Mullen.

Govier Brothers Mortuary of Mullen is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Bonnie Roe

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Graveside service for Bonnie Roe, age 86 of North Plate, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Bonnie Roe passed away on Monday, March 21st in North Platte. Survivors include: Daughter- Gladys Hodges of North Platte, NE. Son- Bill Roe of Moorefield, NE.

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

 

Trent Turnquist

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Memorial Services for Trent Turnquist, age 47 of Winner, SD, is on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 10:30 am at Zion Lutheran Church in Colombe, SD. Burial to follow in the Colombe City Cemetery.

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

 

Clarence (Reed) Hamilton

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Clarence (Reed) age 93, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2022 at Linden Court in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Children- Verla Hamilton, Dave Hamilton and Scott Hamilton. Memorial Services are on Tuesday, March 22nd at 1:30 pm at the United Church of Christ in Thedford, NE. Inurnment is in the Hillcrest Cemetery.

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Peter Wayne Guerue

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Peter Wayne Guerue, age 54 of Scottsbluff, NE, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on March 11, 2022.  Funeral is on Tuesday, March 22nd at 3:00 pm at St. Francis Community Building, St. Francis, SD. Burial is at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Parents- Floyd Guerue, Sr. and Theresa Cervantes. Siblings- Jody Nunez, Floyd Guerue, Jr. and Lisa Guerue.

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

Joseph D. "Joey" Belmont

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Graveside Service for Joseph D. “Joey” Belmont, age 65 of Newport, NE, is on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm in the Bassett, Memorial Park Cemetery. Joey Belmont passed away Sunday, March 13, 2022 at home north of Newport. Survivors include: Wife- Bonnie Belmont of Newport, NE. Children- Jody Anderson of Ceresco, NE, Sonya Hartgrave of Bassett, NE, Nackea Gillis of Newport, NE and Theodore “TJ” Belmont of Madison, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Wilma Kaiser

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Wilma Kaiser, age 86 of Valentine, NE, passed away at Sandhills  Care Center in Ainsworth. NE on March 10, 2022.  Memorial Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, March 14th at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Richard Markus of Valentine, NE and Russell Markus of Valentine, NE. Brother- Al Walkling of Valentine, NE.

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

 

Arlena Dog Soldier-Yellow

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Arlena Dog Soldier-Yellow, age 80, passed away Friday, March 4, 2022. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, March 11th at Okreek Community Building, Odreek, SD. Burial is at Advent Cemetery in Mosher, SD. Survivors include: Children- Regina Yellow and Brandon Yellow.

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

 

Kimberly Riley-Cournoyer

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Kimberly Riley-Cournoyer, age 61, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2022 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, March 11th with a meal and giveaway following. Burial is at 3:00 pm on Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Tim Cournoyer, Sr. Children- Brent McCloskey, Robert Riley, Sr., Loni Emery, Kristina Cournoyer and Tim Cournoyer, Jr. Parents- Norman and Zona Riley. Siblings- Karen Riley and Keith Riley.

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

 

James Lurz, Sr.

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James Lurz,  Sr., age 79 of Atkinson, NE, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2022 in Bassett, NE. Cremation was held and graveside service will be held at a later date at Harmony Cemetery north of  Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Daughter- Laura Cordes. Sons- Chad Lurz, Mike Lurz and James Lurz, Jr.

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

Berlinda Provancial

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Berlinda Provancial, age 54, passed away February 22, 2022 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is on Saturday, March 5th at 2:00 pm at the Tiospaye Bible Baptist Church in Mission, SD.  Burial is at Holy Family Cemetery, north of Antelope, SD.

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

Dawn Spotted Calf-Bordeaux

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Dawn Spotted Calf-Bordeaux, age 64 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Friday, February 18, 2022. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 26th at the St. Francis Community  Center. Burial at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery ini Spring Creek, SD. Survivors include: Husband- Vernon Bordeaux, Sr. Children- Shane Spotted Calf, Shannon Picotte, Vernon Bordeaux, Jr., Vanessa Bordeaux and Ryan Bordeaux. Sisters- Faith Rock and Iris Ortiz.

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

Virginia Bordeaux-Levering

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Virginia Bordeaux-Levering, age 73 of Atkinson, NE, passed away in Arizona on Friday, February 18, 2022.Mass of Christian Buria is at 10:30 am on Friday March 4th at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine, NE. Burial is at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine.  Survivors include: Husband- Hank Levering of Atkinson, NE. Children- Melissa Rosales of Avondale, AZ, David Levering of Lincoln, NE and Deb Eichenberger of Arapahoe, NE.

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

Thomas Espinosa, Sr.

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Thomas Espinosa, Sr., age 34 of Rosebud, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, February 19th at the  Veteran’s Building in Rosebud. Burial is at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Children- Trayshaw White Lance , Thomas Espinosa, Jr. and Micah Espinosa. Mother- Patricia Jones. Siblings- Steven Jones, Sr., Joseph Espinosa, Jr., Frank Espinosa, Pearl Espinosa and Alma Brave.

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

Zelda Black Bear

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Zelda Black Bear, age 64, passed away in Rapid City, Sd on Wednesday, February 9, 2022,  Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 19th at the Corn Creek Community Building, Corn Creek, SD.  Burial is at 1st Body of Christ Cemetery in Corn Creek. Survivors include: Children- Wayne Kinney, John “JD” Witt and Brandon Witt. Sisters- Lyndall Black Bear, Gloria Black Bear and Flora “Susie” Black Bear.

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

Andrew No Heart

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Andrew No Heart, age 74, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Monday, February 7, 2022. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Monday, February 14th at the Veteran’s Building in rosebud, SD. Burial is at the Tribal  Veteran’s Cemetery near White River, SD.

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

Geraldine M. Anderson

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Funeral Service for Geraldine M. Anderson, age 89 of Bassett, NE, is on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 10:00 am  at the Bassett United Methodist Church. Burial to follow in the Grandview Cemetery in Long Pine, NE. Geraldine Anderson passed away Tuesday, February 8th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Children- James Anderson of Bassett, NE, Genia Ripley of Millard, NE and Lesa Melton of Salem, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Eugene Iron Shell, Sr.

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Eugene Iron Shell, Sr., age 92, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Saturday, February 5, 2022. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 12th at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Roberta Left Hand Bull

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Roberta Left Hand Bull, age 56, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2022 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, February 11th at St. Francis Community Hall in St. Francis, SD. Meal served at Noon. Burial at St, Charles Cemetery in St. Francis.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Harold John LaPointe

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Harold John LaPointe, age 40 of White River, SD. passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2022 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, February 11th at Horse Creek Community Building. Burial at White River Cemetery in White River, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Daniel Menard

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Daniel Menard, age 39, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022 east of Mission, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Thursday, February 10th at the Antelope Community Hall in Mission. Burial at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Children- Kadence  and Alana Small Bear, Jesse, Justice, Logan and Tera-Lisa Menard. Siblings- Lisa Homan, LaQuita Shaw-Burnette, Nancy Jo Shaw, Clay Cox and Todd Shaw.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Arlene Andrews

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Arlene Andrews, age 66 of White River, SD, passed away in Casper, WY on January 31, 2022.  Funeral Service is on Friday, February 11th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission. 

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Kathy Jo Woods

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A Graveside Memorial Service for Kathy Jo Woods, age 64 of Pierre, SD, is on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 10:00 am in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Kathy Jo Woods passed away January 30th in the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Survivors include: Sisters- Betty Derr of Fort Pierre, SD and Sherrie Graham of Valentine, NE. Brother- Kenneth Graham of York, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Ruby Marie Gale Lord

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Ruby Marie Gale Lord, age 99, passed away on Monday, January 31, 2022 in Great Falls, MT. Survivors include: Children- Gordon Lord of Great Falls, MT, Virginia Donnelly of Helena, MT, Lynda Ravenscroft of Valentine, NE, Phyllis Featherston of Sun River, MT and Larry Lord of Great Falls, MT. Sisters- Mabel Adamson, Helen Ford, Wilma Andrews and Beverly Dodson. A Celebration of Life for Ruby Lord will take place at 1:00 pm on Monday, February 7th at the Ulm Bible Church in Ulm, MT.

 

David Ladely

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David Ladely, age 73 of North Platte, NE, passed away at home on Wednesday, February 2, 2022. Survivors include: Significant other- Dolores Nolda. Children- Amy Bellow of Hershey, NE, Wyatt Ladely of Valentine, NE and Kristi Ladely of sioux City, IA. Brothers- DuWaine Ladely of Dixon, NE and Bob Ladely of Malcom, NE. Sisters- Glendine Heiert of Delmont, SD and Kathie Lurz of Valentine, NE. Funeral Services are at 10:00 am on Tuesday, February 8th at Odean Colonial Chapel. Burial with military honors will follow in Ft. McPherson National Cemetery.

Odean Colonial Chapel in North Platte is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Carmen Tobacco

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Carmen Tobacco, age 41, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Monday, January 31, 2022. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 5th at Corn Creek Community Hall. Corn Creek, SD. Burial is at First Body of Christ Cemetery north of Corn Creek. Survivors include: Mother- Lyndall Black Bear. Children- Giovanna Pacheco and Dylan, Darius and Lynlie Tobacco. Brother- Laverne ‘Eric’ Looking Cloud, Jr.. Sisters- Gloria Tobacco and Leah Looking Cloud.

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

 

Iris Smith

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Funeral service for long time Valentine, NE businesswoman, Iris Smith age 79 of Valentine, is on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 10:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Iris Smith passed away on Monday, January 31st in Omaha, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Darla Krisher of Valentine, NE and Rita Reimers of Valentine, NE. Brothers- Glen Frailey and Merl Frailey. Sister- Linda Farley. 

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

 

Eileen Lurz

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Eileen Lurz, age 84, passed away at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine, NE on January 31, 2022. Funeral is at 2:00 pm on Friday, February 4th at the Valentine United Methodist Church. Burial is at Harmony Cemetery north of Valentine. Survivors include: Children- Walter Lurz of Lakeview Community, SD, Peggy Turk of Wichita, KS, Lyle Lurz of Utica, NE, Gary Lurz of Mission, SD and Russell Lurz of Tekamah, NE. Brother- Merle Sharp of Valentine, NE.

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

 

Earl Brown

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Earl Brown, age 82 of Crookston, NE, passed away Monday, January 31, 2022 in Hot Springs, SD. Burial will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery, VA.

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

 

Buster John Whipple

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Buster John Whipple, newborn infant son of Chantel Neck and Rondell Whipple, Sr. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at the He Dog Community Building. Burial at Epiphany Cemetery,at Old He Dog, SD.

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

 

Mavis Fleming

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Memorial service for Mavis Fleming, age 65 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 1:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. No visitation will be held. Mavis Fleming passed away on January 18th in Lincoln, NE. Survivors include: Brothers- Marvin Kuper of Rapid City, SD and Karl Kuper of Tripp, SD. Step-children- Jackie Hollenbeck, Larry Fleming and Lori Witte.

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

Ruth Burgess

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Ruth Burgess, age 94 of Alliance, NE, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Funeral Services are Saturday, January 29th at 1:00 pm MT at Calvary Episcopal Church in Hyannis, NE. Burial is in the Ashby Cemetery. Survivors include: Sister- Joan. Sons- Bernie of Bee Branch, AR, Gary of Ashby, NE and Dave of Valentine, NE.

Bates Gould Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Floyd Kenneth Oliver, Sr.

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Floyd Kenneth Oliver, Sr., age 71, passed away January 18, 2022. Funeral service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 29th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial at Sicangu Akicita Owicahe Tribal Veteran Cemetery, south of White River, SD.

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

Virgil Big Eagle

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Virgil Big Eagle, age 75 of Norris, SD, passed away Thursday, January 20, 2022. Prayers will be at 12 Noon on Friday, January 28th with a meal served at 1:00 pm followed by a 2:00 pm burial at the Norris Cemetery.

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

Oliver "Pooch" Good Voice

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Oliver “pooch” Good Voice, age 80 , passed away Monday, January 24, 2022. Memorial Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 29th at the Sacred Heart Hall i White River, SD. Inurnment at St. Ignatius Cemetery in White River.

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

William "Guy" Hart

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William “Guy” Hart, age 44, passed away near Parmelee, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 28, 2022 at the Parmelee  Community Building. Burial in St. Mark’s Cemetery at Lower Cut Meat, SD.

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

Richard L. "Dick" Gambill

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A Memorial Service for Richard L. “Dick” Gambill, age 85 of Johnstown, NE, is on Monday, January 31, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth, NE. A Private  family inurnment  will be held on the family ranch south of Johnstown. Dick Gambill passed away Monday, January 24th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Shirley Gambill of Johnstown, NE. Sons- Jeff Gambill of Johnstown, NE and Brad Gambill of  Johnstown, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Benjamin Swift Hawk

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Benjamin Swift Hawk, age 28, passed away at his home at the Sicangu Village on Friday, January 21, 2022. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 29th at the Spring Creek School Gym. Burial is in St. Andrew Episcopal Cemetery at Spring Creek. Survivors include: Parents- Rochelle Provancial Swift Hawk and Bruce Swift Hawk. Sister- Julia Swift Hawk.

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

Duane C. Keim

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Duane C. Keim, age 89 of Bassett and Ainsworth, NE, passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022 iin the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Per his wishes no services will be held. Survivors include: Wife- Mary Keim of Bassett, NE. Daughter- Jo Swanson of Bassett, NE. Stepsons- Warren Dorsey of Ainsworth, NE and David Dorsey of Valentine, NE. Brother- Bob Keim of Ainsworth, NE.

Harold Lurz

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Funeral Service for Harold Lurz, age 82 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church in Valentine. Burial with Military rites to follow at Harmony Cemetery north of Valentine. Harold Lurz passed away on Saturday, January 22nd at the Cherry County Hospital i Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Sandy Lurz of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Lisa Bellin of Valentine, NE. Son Garry Lurz of Crookston, NE. Brother- Gene Lurz of Lakeview, SD. Sister- Ruby Luttrell of Tipton, IN.

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

Gerald W. "Jerry" Allen, Jr.

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Funeral Service for longtime Ainsworth businessman, Gerald W. “Jerry” Allen, Jr., age 90 of Ainsworth, NE is on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Jerry Allenpassed away Wednesday, January 19th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Mary Ann Allen of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Sarah Hnatov of Potomac, MD, Jerry Allen III of Omaha, NE and Margaret McInturf of Beaver City, NE. Cremation will follow services and a private family in urnment will be held at a later date in the Greenwood Cemetery at Creighton, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Byron Stone

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Byron Stone, age 44 of Grass Mountain, SD, passed away Friday, January 14, 2022. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 21st at the Rosebud Lutheran Church, Rosebud, SD. Burial at Epiphany Cemetery in Old He Dog, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Tracy Stone. Mom- Sandra Little Dog. Dad- Robert Shott, Sr. Siblings- Melissa Antoine, Jeffery Little Dog, Jr., Robert Shott, Jr., Jeffrey Shott, Danielle Shott and Nichole Shott.

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

Robert "Bob" W. Micheel

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A Memorial Service for Robert “Bob” W. Micheel, age 79 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 11:00 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Inurnment will take place at a later date. Bob Micheel passed away Friday, January 14th at his home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Geraldine Micheel of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Jeff Micheel of Johnstown, NE, Lesa Mitchell of Ainsworth, NE and Traci Parde of Lincoln, NE. Brother- Bill Micheel of Ainsworth, NE. Sister- Thelma Miller of Omaha, NE.

 

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Steve Arvik

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Steve Arvik, age 58 of Ring Thunder, SD, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022 in Sioux falls, SD. Final Viewing is at noon on Monday, January 17th at the Ring Thunder Community Building. Survivors include: Children- Beau Arvik, Kimimila  Arvik, Stephanie Arvik, Jason Arvik and Keith Arvik. Siblings- Raymond Trujillo, Veronica Brown, Danita Juarige, Dave Knee and Diana Galindo.

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

Allen R. Baragar

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Funeral Service for Allen R. Baragar, age 58 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 10:30 am at the Evangelical Free Church in Ainsworth.  Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Allen Baragar passed away Wednesday, January 12th at the Kearney Regional Medical Center in Kearney, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Sheila Baragar of Ainsworth, NE. Son- Logan Baragar of Ainsworth, NE. Mother- Helen Baragar of Onawa, IA. Brothers- Rod Baragar of Soldier, IA and Bradley Baragar of Florida.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Eleanor R. Roggasch

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Funeral Service for Eleanor R. Roggasch, age 85 of Omaha, NE and formerly of Bassett, NE, is on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 1:30 pm  at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine, NE. Eleanor Roggasch passed away Tuesday, January 11th at Immanuel Fontanelle Skilled Nursing Facility in Omaha. Survivors include: Sons- Randy Roggasch of Omaha, NE and Ronny Roggasch of Omaha, NE. Brother- Don Roggasch of Rose, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Timothy James Winter

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Timothy James Winter, age 20 of Parmelee, SD, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Funeral service is at 1:00 pm on Monday, January 17th at the He Dog School Gym. Burial is at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Son- Juan Erin Winters. Parents- Viva & Leon Wright and Tim Winters. Siblings- Salma, Brett, Vida, Jaycee and Leon, Jr.

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

Calvin Kills In Water, Sr.

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Calvin Kills In Water, Sr., age 65 of St. Francis, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD. on Saturday, January 8, 2022. Funeral is at 2:00 pm Thursday, January 13th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children-Cheryl, Calvinita, Clint, Sherlyn adn Casey Kills In Water. Siblings- Bernadine Kills In Water/Kills Plenty, Beverly & Andrew Two Strike and Laurell & Brian Eagle Deer.

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

Wesley Sandall

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Funeral Service for Wesley Sandall, age 95 of Bassett, N, is on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Bassett MEmorial Park Cemetery with Military Homors. Wesley Sandall passed away Friday, January 7th in the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Children- Rita Luebbe of Seward, NE and Dan Sandall of Bassett, NE. Siblings- Jerry Sandall of Mequon, WI and Lillian dick of O’Neill, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James P. Schendt

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A Memorial Service for James P/ Schendt, age 84 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 10:00 am at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. Inurnment to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery with Military Honors. James Schendt passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- De Schendt of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Douglas Schendt of Taiwan, Jami Burdick of Johnstown, NE, Brenda Winkelmann of Omaha, NE and Bruce Schendt of Omaha, NE. Sister- Shirley Schendt of Sterling Heights, MI.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ocie Perrett

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Ocie Perrett, age 92 of Wood Lake, Ne, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Winner Regional Long Term Care Center in Winner, SD. Memorial Service is on Thursday, January 13th at 11:00 am at the Wood Lake Union Church. A lunch will follow in the Wood Lake Church fellowship hall. A private family burial will take place at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE.

Peg Liberator

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Memorial Services for Peg :Liberator, age 105 of Valentine, NE, are on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 11:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. A reception will be held immediately following the memorial service at the Vets Club in Valentine. Peg Liberator passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at the Long Term Care Center in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Sons- Mike Lebrato of Valentine, NE and Joe Liberator of  Omaha, NE.

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

Dennis Fullerton

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Memorial Services for Dennis Fullerton, age 80 of Valentine, NE, are on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 10:00 am at the Valentine Berean Bible Church. Dennis Fullerton passed away on Friday, January 7th in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Carol Fullerton of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Denise Hoeft of North Platte, NE. Sons- Todd Fullerton of Bozeman, MT and Scott Fullerton of Valentine, NE.  Sisters- Diane Thomas of Loveland, CO and Shirley Adkinson of Gordon, NE.

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

 

Marilyn Heinert

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Graveside service for Marilyn Heinert, age 91 of Parmelee, SD, is on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm at St. John’s Cemetery in Norris, SD. Marilyn Heinert passed away on Wednesday, January 5th in Kadoka, SD. Survivors include: Sons- Everett, Gary, Robert, Edward, Stanley and  Randy. Sister- Judy Bristow..

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

 

James Eagleman

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James Eagleman, age 50, passed away in Yuma, AZ on December 1, 2021. Memorial is from Noon until 5:00 pm on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission, SD.

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

 

Evelyn Leading Fighter

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Evelyn Leading Fighter, age 77 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2022 in Sioux Falls, SD. Graveside service is at 11:30 am on Friday, January 7th at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee.

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

 

Kaiser Young

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Kaizer Young, newborn infant son of Askewin Black Spotted Horse and Piper Young, was born and passed away Friday, December 31, 2021. Graveside Service is at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee, SD.

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

 

Carl Lurz

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Graveside Service for Carl Lurz, age 84 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Harmony Cemetery north of Valentine. Carl Lurz passed away on Monday, January 3rd in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Brothers- Harold Lurz of Valentine, NE and Gene Lurz of Lakeview, SD. Sister- Ruby Luttrell of Tipton, IN.

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

 

Marie Kilmer Henthorn

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Marie Kilmer Henthorn, age 94 of Casper, WY, passed away on December 23, 2021 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Funeral service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Pier Funeral Home in Lusk, WY. Interment to follow in the Lusk Cemetery. Local survivors include: Brother- Bob Kilmer of Valentine, NE.

Pier Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Kim Ray Eisenbraun

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Kim Ray Eisenbraun, age 57 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Friday, December 31, 2021. Funeral Service is at 9:00 am on Friday, January 7, 2022 at the Veteran’s Building iin Rosebud. Burial at 2:00 pm MST at Black  Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, SD.

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

 

Conner M. Jackman

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A Private Family Funeral Service for Conner M. Jackman, age 19 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Friday, January 7, 2022 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Lutheran Cemetery northwest  of Ainsworth. Conner Jackman passed away Saturday, January 1st near Ainsworth. Survivors include: Father- Aaron Jackman of Johnstown, NE. Mother- Maureen Jackman of Ainsworth, NE. Brothers- Kyle Jackman & Aiden Jackman of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Marilyn Bishop

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Memorial Services for Marilyn Bishop, age 91 of Valentine, NE are pending at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Marilyn Bishop passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at her home in Valentine. Survivors include: Sisters- Jacqueline Grace, Jean McMindes, Sharon Bishop amd Janet Bishop. Brother- Bob Bishop.

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

Connie Hand

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Funeral Service for Connie Hand, age 80 of Kilgore, NE, is on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE. Burial to follow at the Kilgore Cemetery. Connie Hand passed away on Tuesday, December 28th at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Husband- Buster Hand. Sons- Brad Scott Hand and Walter Ray Hand.

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

Joe Williams, Sr.

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Joe Williams, Sr., age 33 of Rosebud, SD, passed away on December 25, 2021. Funeral service is at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, January 5th at the Carl Iron Shell Residence, Old Two Strike, SD.. Burial at Iron Shell Cemetery 1 mile N. of St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Wiyaka, Joseph Jr., Aden and Cody Wayne Williams. Father- Cletus Williams, Jr. Siblings- Jamie, Memory and Samuel Iron Shell, Jody, Jolene, Bradley, Courtney and Cletus III Williams.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Shawn Swift Hawk

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Shawn Swift Hawk, age 45 of St. Francis, SD, passed away December 18, 2021 in Tuscon, AZ. Funeral is at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 3, 2022 at the St. Francis Community Building. Burial is at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Children- Leroy, Derick, Shawn Jr., Samantha and Shane Swift Hawk and Tristan and Kingston Kills In Sight. Brother- Leon Swift Hawk.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tana Knox

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Tana Knox, age 38 of Pierre, SD, passed away December 22, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, December 31st at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Noon meal and giveaway before the funeral. Burial is at Knox Family Cemetery near Parmelee.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Eleanor Ruth Ammon

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Funeral Services for Eleanor Ruth Ammon, age 79 of Bassett, NE, are on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Sybrant Cemetery near Bassett. Eleanor Ammon passed away Sunday, December 26th in the Rock County Hospital in Bassett. Survivors include: Children – Bernice Allen of Bassett, Karen Allen of Long Pine, and Jerry Ammon of Bassett.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Richard E. Sisson

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Funeral Services for Richard E. Sisson, age 79  of Ainsworth, NE, are on Friday,  December 31, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery with Military Honors. Richard Sisson passed away Friday, December 24th in the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Susan Sisson of Ainsworth of Ainsworth, NE. Daughters- Metha Ann Evers of Omaha, NE and Klara Dailey of Stapleton, NE. Brother- Roger Sisson of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Cheri A. Coleman

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Graveside Service for Cheri A. Coleman, age 67 of Woodland Park, CO and formerly of Bassett, NE, is on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 10:00 am in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Cheri Coleman passed away Tuesday, December 21st at the UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central in Colorado Springs, CO. Survivors include: Husband- Dale Gemaehlich of Woodland Park, CO. Daughters- Heather Hennings of Gibbon, NE and Joni Coleman of Woodland Park, CO. Mother- Beryl Bair of Ft. Collins, CO. Sisters- Kathy Saar of Paulden, AZ, Chandra Taylor of Nathrop, CO, Karen Brown of Wellington, CO and Kayla Keck of McPherson, KS.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Marvin D. Hart

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A Memorial Service for Marvin D. Hart, age 77 of Long Pine, NE, is on Friday, December 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Evangelical Free Church east of Ainsworth, NE. A Private Family Inurnment is in the Buffalo Flats Cemetery northeast of Ainsworth. Marvin Hart passed away Saturday, December 25th at Great Plains Health in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Sharon Hart of Long Pine, NE. Children- Carl Hart of Ainsworth, NE and Nadine Starkey of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Calvin Black Calf, Jr.

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Calvin Black Calf, Jr., age 40 of St. Francis, SD, passed away in Madison, SD on Saturday. December 18, 2021. Funeral Servicer is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, December 29th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial at Lakota Chapel Cemetery north of Mission, SD. Survivors include: Children- Destiny, Precious, Calvin III, Faith, Thomas, Jonathan, Grace, Andrew, Serenity and Jacob Black  Calf. Mother- Melinda Stead. Siblings- Michelle Black Calf and Denise Black Calf.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James P. Schendt

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Memorial Services for James P. Schendt, age 84 of Ainsworth, NE, will be held at a later date. James Schendt passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at his home i Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- De Schendt of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Douglas Schendt of Taiwan, Jami Burdick of Johnstown, NE, Brenda Winkelman of Omaha, NE and Bruce Schendt of Omaha, NE. Sister- Shirley Schendt of Sterling Heights, MI.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Willis A. "Willie" Mundorf

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Funeral Services for Willis A. “Willie” Mundorf, age 90 of Norfolk, NE, is at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk, NE. Public graveside service is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 28th at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE with a luncheon to follow at St. Nicholas Parish Hall in Valentine. Willie Mundorf passed away on Monday, December 20th at the Heritage of Bel Air Nursing Home in Norfolk. Survivors include: Hosband- Eldon of Norfolk, NE. Children- Terri Hughes of Norfolk, NE, Bill Mundorf of Hot Springs, SD, John Mundorf of Mullen, NE, Randy Mundorf of Spearfish, SD and Sheila Dreismeier of Norfolk, NE. Sister- Carolyn “Jimmie” Gates of Gordon, NE. Brother- William R. Stetter of Valentine, NE.

Stonacek Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Sandi Shanks

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Funeral Services for Sandi Shanks, age 81 of Gordon, NE, are on  Monday, December 27, 2021 at 10:30 am at the First Presbyterian Church in Gordon. Sandi Shanks passed away Saturday, December 18th at her home in Gordon.

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

Bonnie Hopperdietzel

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Bonnie Hopperdietzel, age 65, passed away at White River Healthcare Center on Sunday, December 12, 2021. A Celebratio of Life service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 23rd at the Norris Township Hall, Norris, SD.

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

Teresa Buettner

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Teresa Buettner, age 79 of Mission, SD, passed away in Rapid City, SD on December 17, 2021. Services are at Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine, NE at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, December 23rd. Survivors include: Daughters- Mickey Baker and Charla Buettner.

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

Reverend Georg Williams

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A Memorial Service for Reverend Georg Williams, age 71 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth, NE. Inurnment will follow in the Lutheran Cemetery northwest of Ainsworth. Reverend Williams passed away Thursday, December 16th in the Kearney Regional Medical Cernter at Kearney. Survivors include: Wife- Georgia Williams of Ainsworth, NE. Daughter- Rachel Hollingsead of Papillion, NE. Sisters- Marie Williams and Claudia Luna of San Angelo, TX.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Eletha Lurz

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Funeral Service for Eletha Lurz, age 84 of Valentine, NE, is on Monday, December 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Burial to follow at Harmony Cemetery north of Valentine. Eletha Lurz passed away on December 14th at the Long Term Care Center in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Son Bill Lurz of Bassett, NE. Daughter- Sharon Beirow of Juniata, NE.

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

Mary Red Kettle Bad Hand

Mary Red Kettle Bad Hand passed away in Rapid City, SD on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 18th at the Elementary School in St. Francis, SD. Burial is at Sees Red Family Cemetery, Two Strike, SD.

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

Patty Fire Cloud/Apple

Patty Fire Cloud/Apple passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on December 10, 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 18th at the Horse Creek Community Building. Burial is at Fire Cloud Cemetery in Horse Creek, SD.

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

Martha Foster

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Mass of Christian Burial for Martha Foster, age 82 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Martha Foster passed away on Sunday, December 12th at her home in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Ted Foster of Pierre, SD, Casey Foster of Valentine, NE and William Foster of Quarryville, PA. Brother- Nicholas Simmons of Minneapolis, MN.

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

 

Michael D. Witt

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Michael D. Witt, age 78 of Valentine, NE, passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Memorial Service is on Saturday, December 18th at 2:00 pm at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Inurnment to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery with Military Honors.. Survivors include: Wife- Carole Witt of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Michelle Witt of Valentine, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Greg Schubauer

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Greg Schubauer, age 82 of Valentine, NE, passed away at Cherry County Hospital on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. A Memorial service is on Saturday, December 18th at the Vet’s Club on Main Street in Valentine starting at 5:00 pm. Survivors include: Wife- Carol Schubauer of Valentine, Ne. Children- Matt Schubauer of Rio Vista, TX, Tracy McCormick of Chappell, NE, Mark Schubauer of Valentine, NE and Toni Frank of Lincoln, NE. Sister- Monica Franke of Valentine, NE.

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

Florence Breuklander

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Funeral Service for Florence Breuklander, age 90 of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Florence Breuklander passed away on Sunday, December 5th in Wayne, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Shirley Winter, Twyla Graham and Rhonda Kneifl. Son- Steve Breuklander. Brother- Robert White.

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

Russell "Wayne" Hensley, Jr.

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Funeral Services for Russell “Wayne” Hensley, Jr., age 57 of Johnstown, NE are on Monday, December 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Additional services and burial will follow in Alamosa, CO. Wayne Hensley passed away Thursday, December 2nd at his home in Johnstown. Survivors include: Wife: Rose Hensley of Johnstown, NE. Stepchildren- Sherry Disney of Johnstown, NE, Greg Gunter of Mosca, CO and Garold Gunter of Del Norte, CO.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Taryn Tinant

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Funeral Service for Taryn Tinant, age 15 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Taryn Tinant passed away on Friday, December 3rd in Omaha, NE. Survivors include, Deon and Michelle Tinant. Brother- Turner Tinant. Sisters- Torrie Tinant and Tylee Tinant.

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

Shirley A. Burger

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A Private Family Graveside Service for Shirley A. Burger, age 93 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Monday, December 6, 2021 at the Ainsworth Cemetery. A Celebration of Life Event will take place in June of 2022. Shirley Burger passed away Thursday, December 2nd at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Renee Adkisson of Ainsworth, NE, Monte Burger of Aurora, NE, Jan Rodehorst of Kearney, NE, Lori Baker of Ainsworth, NE and Kim Trobee of Colorado Springs, CO.

HochFuneral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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