Current Obituaries

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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.

Hope Kalblinger

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Funeral Service for Hope Kalblinger, age 95 of Valentine, is on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 11:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. A Private burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Hope Kalblinger passed away on Friday, November 3rd in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Sons- William Kalblinger of North Platte, NE and Mark Kalblinger of Valentine, NE. 

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

Karen Ann Guerue

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Karen Ann Guerue, age 64 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre, SD on Saturday, November 27, 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, December 3rd at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Private inurnment will be at a later date. Survivors include: Son- John Jones of Bennett, CO. Daughter- Robert Jones of Winner, SD. Mother- Louise Guerue. Sisters- Jeanne Cesenas, Mary Lee Fast Horse and Suzi Guerue.

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

Annette Fool Bull Black Bull

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Annette Fool Bull Black Bull, age 35, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on November 22, 2021. Funeral Service is at Noon on Saturday, December 4th at He Dog School Gym. Burial is at St. Mark’s Cemetery, Lower Cut Meat, SD.

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

Dee Anne Nilson

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Funeral Service for Dee Anne Nilson, age 72 of Springview, NE, is on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 10:30 am at Grace Lutheran Church in Burton, NE. Burial to follow in Mount Hope Cemetery at Springview. Dee Anne Nilson passed away Tuesday, November 23rd at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Howard Nilson of Springview, NE. Sons- Aaron Nilson of Ainsworth, NE and Wade Nilson of Vermillion, SD. Mother- Delores Mullin of Springview, NE. Brother- Alan Mullin of Indianapolis, IN.

Hoch Funeral Home is incharge of the arrangements.

Mary Shipley

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Funeral Service for Mary Shipley, age 97 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 10:00 am at Zion Lutheran Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mary Shipley passed away on Tuesday, November 23rd in Stuart, NE. Survivors include: Son- Gary Shipley. Daughter- Marilyn Stephens..

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

Otto Frauen

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Funeral Service for Otto Frauen, age 98 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Otto Frauen passed away on Tuesday, November 23rd in Ainsworth, NE. Survivors include: Son Monte Frauen. Daughter- Sally Conner.

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

Patricia K. Jones

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A Memorial Visitation of Patricia K. Jones, age 61 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Saturday, November 27, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. A Family Celebration of Life event will take place in 2022 with inurnment  in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Wood Lake, NE. Patricia Jones passed away Friday, November 19th at her home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Daughter- Samantha Osmotherly of Stephenville, TX. Mother- Helen Jones of Ainsworth, NE. Sisters- Annette Hubbell of Colorado Springs, CO and Rayetta Zibell of Lead, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gary Welke

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Gary Welke, age 72  of Long Pine, NE, passed away at Brown County Hospital on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Funeral Service is at 10:30 am on Wednesday, November 24th at Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth, NE. Burial is at Grandview Cemetery in Long Pine. Survivors include: Wife- Sandra Welke of Long Pine, NE. Sons- Michael Welke of Chesapeake, VA and Cobe Welke of O’Neill, NE. Daughter- Jennifer Nickless of Ainsworth, NE. Siblings- Bev Whitney of Johnstown, NE, Jerry Welke of Hastings, NE, Randy Welke of Johnstown, NE and Billy Welke of Ainsworth, NE.

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

Johnny Dean Cline

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Memorial Services for Johnny Dean Cline, age 77 of Valentine, NE, will be held on Monday, November 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Elsmere Bible Church in Elsmere, NE. Johnny Cline passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 at his home in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Deanna Cline of Valentine, NE. Son- RJ Cline of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Anna Hamilton of North Platte, NE. Sister- Beverly Fenner of Gothenburg, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Taylor Moran

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Taylor Moran, age 37 of Mission, SD, passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Memorial Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 20th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission. Private inurnment at a later date at the Moran Family Cemetery, North Antelope , SD. Survivors include: Wife- Jade Moran. Children- Zachary Big Crow and Tyron, Tyson & Titan Moran. Mother- Valerie Larvie. Father- Lyle Moran. Siblings- Travis Moran, Sr. and Michelle Moran.

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

Tina Iyotte Running Enemy

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Tina Iyotte Running Enemy, age 54, passed away in Pierre, SD on Monday, November 15, 2021. Funeral service is at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 24th at Sacred Heart Hall in White River, SD. Burial at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery at White River.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine 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 will be held at a later date. 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.

Isla Drinkwalter

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Funeral Service for Isla Drinkwalter, age 87 of Cody, NE, is on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 10:00 am CT at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE. Burial to follow at the Prairie  Lawn Cemetery in Cody. Isla Drinkwalter passed away at her home in Cody. Survivors include: Sond- Darrell, Keith, Randy and Steve. Sisters- Polly, Burfiend, Carol, Linda and Barbara. Brother- Larry.

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

Hugh Wilbur

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Hugh Wilber, age 92 of Valentine, NE, passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021 at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Private family graveside service will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Visitation is at 6:00 pm on Friday, November 19th at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Survivors include: Daughters- Judy Mulligan of Valentine, NE and Connie Rhoades of Valentine, NE.

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

Patsy Benson

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Mass of Christian Burial for Patsy Benson, age 82 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas, Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Husband- Blain Benson. Daughters- Pauline Taylor and Kelly Benson.

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

Gwenda Jackson

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Gwenda Jackson, age 64 of Lakeview, SD, passed away at her home on Monday, November 15, 2021. Funeral is at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November 23rd at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE. Burial is at the Lakeview Community Cemetery. Survivors include: Husband- Greg Jackson, Sr. of Lakeview, SD. Children- Chris Andre of Mission, SD, Shannon Andre of Valentine, NE, Gregory Jackson of Lakeview, SD and Lacey Jackson of Valentine, NE. Siblings- Burnell Nieuwenhuis of Valentine, NE, Vernell Riewe of North Platte, NE and Rebecca Childers of Valentine, NE.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James Sexson

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Mass of Christian Burial for James  Sexson, age 12 of Kilgore, NE, is on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 10:00 am MT at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nenzel, NE. Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Nenzel. James Sexson passed away ono Sunday, November 14th in Omaha, NE.

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

Merle Shelbourn

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Graveside Service for Merle Shelbourn, age 75 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Merle Shelbourn passed away on Friday, November 12th at his home in Valentine.  No visitation will be held. Survivors include: Wife- Terri Shelbourn of Valentine, NE. Son Scott Shelbourn of Lakeview, SD. Daughter- Kim Vickroy of Chicago, IL. Son Eric Reese of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Ruthie Tinant of Phoenix, AZ. Brother Jim Shelbourn of Lakeview, SD.

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

Odell Good Shell, Jr.

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Odell Good Shield, Jr., age 62 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Friday, November 5, 2021. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 12th at St. Francis Community Building. Burial is at Star Cemetery south of St. Francis.

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

Kendrick Chasing Hawk

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Kendrick Chasing Hawk, age 5 months, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission, SD. Burial is at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Parents- Kassandra Chasing Hawk and Tylor Small Bear.

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

Lillian Irene Vargason

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A Private Graveside Service for Lillian Irene Vargason, age 92 of Bassett, NE, is on Friday, November 12, 2021 in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Lillian Vargason passed away Sunday, November 7th at her home in Bassett. Survivors include: Daughter- Shirley May Kepler of Bassett, NE. Sister- Janice Scholl of Omaha, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Joseph Blue Bird, Sr.

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Joseph Blue Bird, Sr., age 34, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Sunday, October 31, 2021. Funeral Service is at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, November 10th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud, SD. Survivors include: Parents- Lionel Blue Bird and Rewa Eagle Feather. Children- Lyndi Blue Bird, Joseph Blue Bird, Jr. and Miguel Knox. Sisters- Nocera Beck and Kimimela Knotchapone Blue Bird. Brothers- Preston Blue Bird, Sr., Levi III, Julius Eagle Feather and Carleton Eagle Feather.

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

Delbert Dean Fullerton

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Delbert Dean Fullerton, age 90 of Gothenburg, NE, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. Survivors include: Wife- Barbara (Bobbi) Fullerton of Gothenburg, NE. Daughter- Rosanne Tryon of Gothenburg, NE. A Memorial Service is on Monday, November 15th at 10:30 am at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg. Interment is at a later date in Cody, NE.

Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg is in charge of the arrangements.

Mark Mulligan

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Funeral Service for Mark Mulligan, age 56 of Thedford, NE, is on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Open Bible Church in Dunning, NE. Burial to be at a later date. Mark Mulligan passed away on Friday, November 5th north of Thedford. Survivors include: Wife Judy of Thedford, NE. Sons Cassidy of Valentine, NE, Chancy of Valentine, NE and Caleb of Cozad, NE. Sisters- Tanna Licking of Thedford, NE and Christi Leonard of Bassett, NE. Brother- Bobby of Oklahoma.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine is overseeing service arrangements.

Norman Black Spotted Horse

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Norman Black Spotted Horse, age 77 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at Cherry County Hospital on Sunday, October 24, 2021. Funeral Service is  at 2:00 pm, on Friday, November 5th at St. Francis Community Building. Burial is at St, Charles Cemetery in St. Francis.

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

Daniel Youngman

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Daniel Youngman, age 32 of Rosebud, SD, passed away at home on Monday, November 1, 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 6th at St. Bridget’s Church in rosebud. Burial is at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD.

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

Russell Bordeaux

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Russell Bordeaux, age 62 of Rosebud, SD, passed away at Sanford Medical Center on Monday, November 1, 2021. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Monday, November 8th at  Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial is at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission..

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

Marlynda Small Bear

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Marlynda Small Bear, age 72 of Mission, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, November 4th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission. Burial at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission.

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

Elroy Two Strike, Sr.

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Elroy Two Strike, Sr., age 67, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Funeral service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, November 5th at the Veteran’s Building in rosebud, SD. Burial at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis, SD.

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

Melanie Running Horse

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Melanie Running Horse, age 30 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Rosebud Hospital. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 3rd at the St. Francis Community Building. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St, Francis.

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

Jamie Lee Burnette

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Jamie Lee Burnette, age 39 of Vermillion, SD, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021. Graveside Service and Inurnment is at 3:00 pm on Thursday, October 28th at Spotted Tail Cemetery in Rosebud, SD followed by a meal at Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission.

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

Delores Espinosa

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Delores Espinosa, age 66 of Rosebud, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Sunday, October 24, 2021. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 1st at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud. Burial is at  Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD.

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

Pius Fights Over

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Pius Fights Over, age 48 of Parmelee, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 30th at the Jerome Eagle Bear, Sr. Residence. Burial at St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery in Parmelee.

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

Maxine Bordeaux Limon

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Maxine Bordeaux Limon, age 71, passed away on October 14, 2021 in Rapid City, SD. Memorial Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, October 28th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud, SD. Burial at a alter date in Winterhaven, CA.

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

Susanne Mundorf

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Graveside service for Susanne Mundorf, age 85 of Saline, MI, is on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Susanne Mundorf passed away on October 14th in Ann Arbor, MI. Survivors include: Sons- Jon and George.

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

Pat Harris

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Funeral Services for Pat Harris, age 72 of Gordon, NE, are on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 10:00 am at Grace Lutheran Church in Gordon. Burial is in the Gordon Cemetery. Pat Harris passed away on Saturday, October 23rd at Chadron Community Hospital.in Chadron, NE.

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

Dr. Larry L. Sinn

Memorial Services for Dr. Larry L. Sinn, formerly of Valentine, NE, are on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Valentine.

Jodie Standing Bear

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Jodie Standing Bear, age 32, passed away in Rapid City, SD, on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 23 at the Sacred Heart Hall in White River, SD. Burial is at St. Paul Episcopal Cemetery at Norris, SD.

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

RoJean Betheen Lamprecht

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RoJean Betheen Lamprecht, age 77 of Weeping Water, NE, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at her home. Survivors include: Husband- David Lamprecht of Weeping Water, NE. Brother- Ray Leising of Lincoln, NE. Funeral service is on Monday, October 25th at 10:30 am at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Manley NE. Burial is Tuesday, October 26th at 1:00 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE.

Fusselman-Allen-Harvey Funeral Home in Weeping Water is in charge of the arrangements.

Keith Stotts

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Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Keith Stotts, age 62 of Valentine, NE, is on Monday, October 25, 2021 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Inurnment to be at a later date. Keith Stotts passed away on Friday, October 15th in Altus, OK. Survivors include: Daughter- Kelli Kruckenberg of Altus, OK. Son- Mike of Valentine, NE. Brothers- Steven of Topeka, KS, Richard of San Antonio, TX and Andy of West Point, NE. Sister- Eileen Stotts of Rapid City, SD.

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

Edith McCormick

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Edith McCormick, age 95, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Battle Creek, NE. Survivors include: Sons- Dr. Chet McCormick of Valentine, NE and Dr. Craig McCormick of Holdredge, NE. A Private Family Service will be at a later date.

Michael A. Schubert

Services for Michael A. Schubert of Valentine, NE, are on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the Rose Church south of Bassett, NE at 2:30 pm. Mike Schubert passed away May 23, 2020 at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, NE. The family will gather at 2:00 pm at Rose Hill Cemetery for interment and graveside service followed by a memorial service in the church at 2:30 pm.

Royce Perrett

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Graveside Memorial Services with Military Honors for Royce Perrett, age 96 of Wibaux, MT, are on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 10:30 am CST at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE.

Carol McBride

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A Celebration of Life service for Carol McBride, age 79, is at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the Stuart Community Church in Stuart, NE. Carol McBride passed away March 11, 2021. Survivors include: Children- Scott Halligan, Tracy Landis, Carrie Gaskins and Jim Halligan. Stepchildren- Lyn Baxter, Konnie Schaefer and Joe McBride. Brother- Daniel Hoffman. A private family inurnment will be held at the Stuart Cemetery.

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

Nancy Wallingford

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Funeral Service for Nancy Wallingford, age 88 of Lenox, MA, is on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine, NE. Burial to follow at Mouont Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Nancy Wallingford passed away on Tuesday, October 12th i Lenox, MA. Survivors include: Son Randy of Pittsfield, MA.  Sister- Bertha Wunsch of Grand Prairie, Canada.

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

Kenneth Fast Horse

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Kenneth Fast Horse, age 67, passed away in Parmelee, SD on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, October 15th at the Okreek Community Building, Okreek, SD. Burial at St. George Episcopal Cemetery, Bad Nation, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dennis Duane Nelsen

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Dennis Duane Nelsen, age 77 of Crete, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Memorial Service is on Friday,. October 15th at 10:00 am at the United Church of Christ, First Congregational in Crete. Survivors include: Wife- Nancy. Daughters- Dana Stark of Syracuse, NE, Natalie Schneider of Syracuse, NE and Chrystal Gard of Omaha, NE. Son- Daryl Nelsen of Fremont, NE. Brothers- Donald Nelsen of Valentine, NE, Gordon Nelsen of Valentine, NE, Larry Nelsen of Halsey, OR and Merrell Nelsen of Custer, SD. Sister- Cindy Hamre of Panama City, FL.

Kuncl Funeral Home in Crete is in charge of the arrangements.

Faye Black Bear

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Faye Black Bear, age 92, passed away at White River Healthcare Center on Sunday, October 10, 2021. Funeral Serivce is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, October 14th at the Corn Creek Community Building, Corn Creek, SD. Burial is at First Body of Christ Cemetery, Corn Creek, SD. 

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Kayleen Young

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Kayleen Young, age 47 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 16th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud. Burial at Holy Innocents Cemetery, Parmelee, SD.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mitchell Hay

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Mitchell Hay, age 53 of Valentine, NE, passed away at Cherry County Hospital on Friday, October 1, 2021. Memorial Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, October 15th at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Valentine. Inurnment to be at a later date at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Waldo Murray

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Waldo Murray, age 54, passed away in Rapid City, SD on October 5, 2021. Funeral Service is 1:00 pm on Friday, October 15th at the Tim Murray Resicence. Burial at Holy Innocents Cemetery at Parmelee, Sd. All horse back riders welcome for the procession to the cemetery.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Morton Albert McBride

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Memorial Services for Morton Albert McBride, age 95 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Inurnment to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery with Military Honors. Morton McBride passed away Friday, October 8th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Linn Baxter of Ainsworth, NE, Konnie Schaefer of Blue Hill, NE and Joe McBride of Ainsworth, NE. Brothers- Ernest McBride of Plymouth, NE and Victor McBride of Overton, NE. Sister- Beverly Dodds of Manhattan, KS.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gary Smith

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Gary Smith, age 82, passed away at his home in North Platte, NE on Monday, October 4, 2021. Funeral Services are on Wednesday, October 13th at Fort McPherson in Maxwell, NE at 11:00 am. Survivors include: Daughters- Dr. Aprill Sherman of Coeur D’Alene, ID, Fawn Smith of Omaha, NE and Kayte Casillas of Grand Island, NE.

Carpenter Memorial Chapel of North Platte is in charge of the arrangements.

Louisa "Ellen" Weyer

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Memorial Graveside Services for Louisa, “Ellen” Weyer, age 79 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 10:30 am at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Ellen Weyer passed away Saturday, October 2nd at the Parkside Manor in Stuart, NE. Survivors include: Children- Eugene Smith of Seward, NE, Glen Weyer II of Cambodia and Deanna Kreitman of Bassett, NE. Sister- Joyce Taylor of Colorado Springs, CO.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Hazel Marshall

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Hazel Marshall, age 93, passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at her home in White River, SD. Closed casket funeral is at 1:00 pm on Monday, October 11th at the White River Event Center. Burial to follow at the Marshall Family Cemetery, White River, SD.

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

Charles Holguin

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Charles Holguin, age 74 of Mission, SD, passed away at his home on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Graveside service with Military Honors is at Noon on Friday, October 8th at the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Veteran Cemetery south of White River, SD.

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

Sean Larvie

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Sean Larvie, age 43 of Rapid City, SD, passed away September 29, 2021. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, October 11th at the Norris School Gym, Norris , SD. Burial at Sacred Heart/ Larvie Family Cemetery at Norris.

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

Theodore Standing Cloud, Sr.

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Theodore Standing Cloud, Sr., age 77, passed away Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Rosebud Hospital. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, October 7th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud. Burial is at the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Veteran Cemetery south of White River, SD.

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

Brenda K. Hamilton

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Funeral Services for Brenda K. Hamilton, age 36 of Valentine, NE, are at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Valentine. Graveside services are on Friday, October 8th at 11:30 am MST at Potter Community Cemetery in Potter, NE. Brenda Hamilton passed away Sunday, October 3rd at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln, NE.

Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton, NE is in charge of the arrangements.

Bonnie L. Sanger

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Funeral Service for Bonnie L. Sanger, age 79 of Bassett, NE, is on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 10:30 am in the Bassett United Methodist Church. Burial to follow in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Bonnie Sanger passed away Saturday, October 2nd in the Rock County Hospital in Bassett. Survivors include: Husband- William “Bill” Sanger of Bassett, NE. Twin children- Vicki Friedrich of Bassett, NE and Dr. Jeff Sanger of Broken Bow, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Larry Hutchinson

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Funeral Service for Larry Hutchinson, age 91 of White River, SD, is on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church in White River. Burial to follow at the White River Cemetery. A Celebratio of Life will be held at the Church at 7:00 pm on Friday, October 1st. Survivors include: Sons- Randy, Barry, Bobby, Billy and Ronald.

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

 

Jill Flemming

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Memorial Service for Jill Fleming of Valentine, NE is on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the United Methodist  Church in Valentine. The service will be livestreamed. Jill Fleming passed away in Tuscon, AZ on September 3rd.  Survivors include: Mother- Mavis Fleming.

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

Kristy Rae LaPointe

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Kristy Rae LaPointe, age 36, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Funeral is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, August 30th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud, SD. Burial is at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Daughter- Shayron White. Father- Percy Left Hand Bull. Siblings- Taylor, Michael & Dylan Farmer and Katrina, Peyton, Hunter and Percy III Left Hand Bull.

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

 

Bonnie Wescott

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Memorial Service for Bonnie Wescott, age 71 of Valentine, NE, is pending and will be at a later date. Bonnie Wescott passed away on Friday, September 24, 2021 at her home in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Jim Bailey of Valentine, NE and John Bailey of Valentine, NE. Mother- Harriett McGallard of Valentine, NE. Brother- Mike McGalliard of Fairmont, NE.

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

Steve Moreland

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Steve Moreland, age 69 of Merriman, NE, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk, NE. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm CT on Tuesday, September 28th at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE. A private family burial will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Carol. Children- Will, Brock and Tiffany. Sisters- Sybil Moreland and Nancy Vineyard.

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

David Collins

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David Collins, age 81, passed away at his home in Ainsworth, NE on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Memorial Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, September 24th at Holmes Funeral Home in Valentine, NE. A memorial service will also be held in Ainsworth at a later date.

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

 

Roy Spotted War Bonnet

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Roy Spotted War Bonnet, age 73 of St. Francis, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 23rd at the St. Francis Community Building. Burial is in the Wapaha Gleska Cemetery, Spotted War Bonnet Residence at St. Francis. Survivors include: Daughters- Tiffany Spotted War Bonnet and Kristen Spotted War Bonnet. Sister- Darlene Big Crow.

 

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

 

Brent E. Johnson

Funeral Service for Brent E. Johnson, age 85, of Johnstown, NE, is on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 1:30 pm at the United MEthodist Church in Ainsworth, NE. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Brent Johnson passed away Sunday, September 19th at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Karen Johnson of Johnstown, NE. Children- Mark Johnson of Ainsworth, NE, Beth Nichols of Litchfield, NE and Kathy Jochem of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Dianne Reimers

Graveside Service  for Dianne Reimers is at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Mount Hope Cemetery. Dianne Reimers passed away on August 30th at Homestead of Augusta Memory Care in Augusta, KS. Survivors include: Brothers- Mark Reimers of Valentine, NE and Jim Reimers of Wichita, KS.

Dean Dunkel and Karin Dunkel

Funeral Services for Dean and Karin Dunkel are on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Dana Mitchell of Valentine, NE, Shawna Dunkel of Valentine, NE, Kasi Dunkel of Valentine, NE and Kori Dunkel of Valentine, NE. Son- Brady of Valentine, NE.

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

Michael Reifers

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Funeral Service for Michael Reifers, age 22 of Valentine, NE, is on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Valentine. Burial will be at a later date. Michael Reifers passed away on Tuesday, September 14th in Valentine. Survivors include: Parents- Chris and Amy Reifers. Sisters- Angie McCleary and Jessica Lamb. Son- Ryder.

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

Orville Beyea

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Orville Beyea, age 92 of Valentine, NE, passed away July 1, 2020. A memorial service is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine with a luncheon to follow. Military Honors graveside service is at 9:30 am on Wednesday, September 22nd at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell, NE. Survivors include: Sons- Kurt of Elmore City, OK and Kyle of Gothenburg, NE. Daughter- Dr. Louise Cragin of Superior, WI. Brother- Rev. Francis Beyea of Ames, IA. Sisters- Elizabeth Vrooman of Poulson, MT and Carolyn Tubbs of Santee, CA.

Jim Johnson

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Graveside Service for Jim Johnson, age 85 of Cody, NE, is on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm CT at the McCain Cemetery in Stapleton, NE. Jim Johnson passed away on Monday, September 13th at his home north of Cody. Survivors include: Wife- Jacquelyn of Cody, NE. Daughters- Judy Starke, Patty Powers and Christy Ross. Son- Jay Johnson. Brother- Jerry Johnson.

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

Elizabeth "Betty" Good Shield

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Elizabeth “Betty” Good Shield, age 56 of Rapid City, SD, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, September 17th at the St. Francis Community Hall, St. Francis, SD. Burial is at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis.

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

Russell Carr

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Funeral Service for Russell Carr, age 61 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial is aat Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Russell Carr passed away on Friday, September 10th in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Kathy of Valentine, NE. Sons- Steve Murry of MS, Kevin Murry of Crookston, NE, Rodney Murry of Crookston, NE and Christopher Carr of Valentine, NE. Mother- Hazel of WY. Sisters- Janene Walt of AZ and Natalie Fox of WY. Brother- Mike of WY.

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

Jimmie M. Howard

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Memorial Services for Jimmie M. Howard, age 62 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Woodlake, NE. Jimmie Howard passed away Wednesday, September 1st at his home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Sisters- Niki Songer of Norfolk, NE and Lori Clopton of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Stella A. Thompson

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A Private Family graveside Service for Stella A. Thompson, age 94 of Newport, NE, is on Monday, September 13, 2021 at the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery in Bassett, NE. Stella Thompson passed away Wednesday, September 8th at the Parkside Manor in Stuart, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Judy Keck, Linda Thompson and Mary Kaup all of Newport, NE. Public visitation is on  Sunday, September 12th from 5pm to 7pm at the Hoch Funeral Home in Bassett.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ben R. Burdick

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Funeral Service for Ben R. Burdick, age 94 of Johnstown, NE, is on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth, NE. A Private Family Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery with Military Honors. Ben Burdick passed away Sunday, September 5th at his home in Johnstown. Survivors include: Wife- Alita Mae Burdick of Johnstown, NE. Children- Terry Burdick of Johnstown, NE, Rox Ann Ohlmann of Valentine, NE and Benny Burdick of Johnstown, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Stanley L. Hanson

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Stanley L. Hanson, age 80, of Lincoln, NE, passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Funeral is on Wednesday, Septembe 8th at 10:00 am at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home in Lincoln. Survivors include: Wife- Mary Hanson. Children- Julie Larson, Janet Bauer, Joyce Peckham,  Jessica Hesterberg, Jake Van Cleaf and Jayne Duncan.

Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Norma Dunkel

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Funeral Service for Norma Dunkel, age 96 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 11:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Norma Dunkel passed away on Tuesday, August 31st in Burwell, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Kathleen Hughes and JoAnn Bellin. Son- Dean Dunkel. Brother- Ray Gumb.

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

Beverly Schaff

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Beverly Schaff, age 81 of Crookston, NE, passed away Monday, August 16, 2021 in Litchfield, IL. Graveside Service is at 1:00 pm on Sunday, August 29th at the Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery south of Crookston. Survivorsinclude: Children- Thea L. Hernandez of Sandwich, IL, Tamara A. Schumacher of Brentwood, MO, Rudolph H. Schaff  III of Westgate, IA, Rachel Biebault of Enfield, NH, John M. Schaff of Hoyleton, IL, Andrew A. Schaff of Chiayi City, Taiwan, Heidi Doering of Austin, TX, Stephanie Schaff of Bellevue, NE and Katrina Kumfer of Stewartville, MN. Brothers- Jerome Hoins of Shellrock, IA, Wendell Hoins of Bellevue, NE and Everett Hoins of Farmington, AR. Sisters- Leola Westendorf of Waverly, IA and Nancy Creekmore of Leeds, AL.

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

Edith Frear

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Graveside Services for Edith Frear, age 90 of Chadron, NE, are on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 11:00 am at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell, NE. Edith Frear passed away on Monday, August 23rd at Crestview Care Center in Chadron.

Chamberlain Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Leonard Mundorf

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Graveside service for Leonard Mundorf, age 84 of Saline, MI, is on Friday, August 27, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Leonard Mundorf passed away on August 29, 2020 in Ann Arbor, MI. Survivors include: Wife- Susanne. Sons- Jon and George. Brother- Lloyd.

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

Melissa Yellow Elk

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Melissa Yellow Elk, age 31 of Murdo, SD, passed away, Friday, August 13, 2021 in Des Moines, IA. Celebratio of Life Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, August  21st at Tiwahe ed Wadikiyapi Church in Norris, SD. Survivors include: Son- Aiden Conner. Mother- Wanda Pol of Murdo, SD. Brother- Tyree James Yellow Eyes.

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

Lennox Lapsley

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Lennox Lapsley, age 1 month of Winner, SD, passed away on Sunday, August 15, 2021 at the University of Michigan Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. Funeral service is on Saturday, August 21st at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Winner. Burial will follow in the Winner City Cemetery.

Mason Funeral Home in Winner is in charge of the arrangements.

Alice M. Emry

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A Graveside Service for Alice M. Emry, age 105 of Lincoln, NE and formerly of Ainsworth, NE, O’Neill, NE and Colombe, SD, is on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 10:30 am in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Alice Emery passed away Sunday, August 15th at the Haven Manor College View North #7 Assisted Living in Lincoln. Survivors include: Daughter- Erin Graber of Ewing, NE.

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

Warren Haumann

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Warren Haumann, age 69 of Thedford, NE, passed away Sunday, August 15, 2021, at his home in Thedford. A Celebration of Life is on Saturday, August 21st at 2:00 pm at the Thedford High School Gymnasium in Thedford. Burial to follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery.

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

Sandra Eagle Deer

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Sandra Eagle Deer, age 63 of Rosebud, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Monday, August 9, 2021. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, August 14th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud. Burial is at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Husband- Elroy Two Strike, Sr. Children- John, Lisa, Shelly, Tonya, Ashley, Arlene, Elroy Jr. & Samantha Two Strike and Eric Walking Eagle. Siblings- Jesse, Martha, Jack, Carmelita, Renita, Joyce & Michael Eagle Deer.

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

Harlan Two Eagle

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Harlan Two Eagle, age 37 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Sunday, August 8. 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Monday, August 16th at the Potter’s House in Parmelee. Burial is at Iron Wood Cemetery in Rosebud, SD.

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

Le'miyae Heather Gayetaye

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Le’miyae Heather Gayetaye, 2 month old infant daughter of Danielle Wright and Emmanual Gayetaye, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Funeral is at Noon on Thursday, August 12th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial is at St. Thomas Cemetery in Corn Creek, SD.

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

Harry and Leta Leach

Funeral Services for Harry and Leta Leach of Rapid City, SD and formerly of Valentine, NE are on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the Valentine Presbyterian Church at 11:00 am. Survivors include: Children- Neva Ellwein, Shari Schwartz and Terry Leach.

Robert Ward

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Robert Ward, age 66 of Valentine, NE, passed away  Sunday, August 8, 2021 in Bridgeport, NE. Survivors include: Son- John Delbert Ward of Alliance, NE. A Celebration of Life gathering is Saturday, August 21st at 10:00 am  in the Valentine Valentine.City Park in Valentine, NE.

Deb Dawson

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Memorial Service for Deb Dawson, age 65 of Kilgore, NE, is on Friday, August 13, 2021 at 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE. Burial will be at a later date at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Cody. Deb Dawson passed away on Sunday, August 8th at her home. Survivors include: Husband- Larry. Mother- Marlene Dykes. Children- Jessica Coyle, Andy Dawson, Kayla Helms and Erin Petersen. Siblings- John Dykes, Jim Dykes, Wendy Lee, Tom Dykes and Ghita Dykes.

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

Ann (Arnold) Vaughan

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Funeral Service for Ann Vaughan, age 93 of Bassett, NE, is on Friday, August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Ann Vaughan passed away Saturday, August 8th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett.

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

Ron Rodgers

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Memorial Service for Ron Rodgers, age 78 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Ron Rodgers passed away Friday, August 6th at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Betty of Valentine, NE. Sons- Jeff of Roca, NE and Jason of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Julie Sherbeyn of Valentine, NE. Sisters- Roszeann Davis of Great Falls, MT and Joyce Schneider of Lincoln, NE. Brother- Dave of Elk Point, MN.

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

Patricia A. Van Winkle

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Funeral Service for Patricia A. Van inkle, age 85 or Ord, NE formerly of Ainsworth, NE, is on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 10:30 am at St. Pious X Catholic Church in Ainsworth, Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Pat Van Winkle passed away on Wednesday, August 4th at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney, NE. Survivors include: Children- Michael Van Winkle of Creighton, NE, Dave Van Winkle of Fowler, KS and Cathy Radant of Valentine, NE. Sister- Judy Hearn of Lipan, TX.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Edith Ann Jefferis

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A Celebration of Life Servce for Edith Ann Jefferis, age 69 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Monday, August  9, 2021 at 11:00 am at Clear Lake wouthwest of Ainsworth. Edith Jefferis passed away Wednesday, August 4th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Husband- Dewey Jefferis of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Danny Jefferis of Ainsworth, NE, DeVon Jefferis of Pierre, SD and Dawn Sheets of Ainsworth, NE. Siblings- Maxine Nickless of Ainsworth, NE, Jim Mizner of Johnstown, NE, Marilyn Jefferson of Ainsworth, NE, Sharon Ward of Ainsworth, NE, Mary Turley of Ainsworth, NE, Bonnie Belmont of Newport, NE, Sylvia Moody of Ainsworth, NE and Patty Hughbanks of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Erma Todd

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Funeral Service for Erma Todd, age 94 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Erma Todd passed away on Monday, August 2nd at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Larry Todd of Florida nd Mike Todd of Lincoln, NE. Daughters- Connie Scherzberg of Papillion, NE and Dedee Markus of Valentine, NE.

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

Archy Brown, Sr.

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Archy Brown, Sr., age 58 of Rapid City, SD, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 7th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud, SD. Burial is at Quick Bear Cemetery, Corn Creek, SD. Survivors include: Children- Archie Brown, Jr., Venessa Brown, Kristina Brown, Trevor Brown, Tawny Brown, Stefon Brown, Keeshaun Brown, Kaiden Brown, Dakota Duncan, Monique Minor, Chad Miner, April Matson and Ben Gabe. Siblings- Olivia Williams, Beverly Brown, Leo Brown, Jr., Dion Brown, Sr., Manuel Brown and Sissy Oglesby.

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

Vincent White Quills, Jr.

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Vincent White Quills, Jr., age 57, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 7th at the Spring Creek School Gym. Burial is at St. Andrew Episcopal Cemetery, Spring Creek, SD. Survivors include: Father- Vincent White Quills, Sr. Children- Neal White Quills, Alana White Quills and Alyssa Lincoln.

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

Jacqueline Kills In Sight

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Jacqueline Kills In Sight, age 48, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021 Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 7th at the Elementary School in St. Francis, SD. Burial is at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Spring Creek, SD. Survivors include: Son- Francis Kills In Sight. Siblings- Marianna Kills In Sight, Gover Brave, Isaac Brave, Darrel “Guy” Brave and Askewin Jones.

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

Theodore "Ted" Sponem

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Theodore “Ted” Sponem, age 69 formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at his home in Jefferson, WI. Funeral Service is on Wednesday, August 11th at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Jefferson at 11:00 am. Survivors include: Sister, Louise Mayhew of Valentine, NE, Nell Weisensel of WI. Brothers- Russell, Philip and Glen Sponem, all of WI.

Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home of Jefferson, WI is in charge of the arrangements.

Josie Wilde-Voss

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Josie Wilde-Voss, age 43 of Long Pine, NE, passed away at her home on Monday, August 2, 2021. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 7th at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Valentine, NE. Burial is at 3:00 pm at Buffalo Flats Cemetery in Ainsworth, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Randy Voss. Children- Kyann Nading, Cheyenne Voss, Hardin Voss and Thomas Voss, all of Long Pine. Mother- Ruth Wilde of Valentine, NE. Brothers- Burt Wilde of Valentine, NE, Trent Wilde of Utah and Jed Wilde of Wyoming.

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

Steven N. Daniels

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Funeral Services for Steven N. Daniels, age 73 of Seneca, NE, are on Friday, August 6. 2021 at 10:00 am MT at the Lariat auditorium in Mullen, NE. Steven Daniels passed away Friday, July 30th as the result of a semi-truck and train accident near Dunning. Survivors include: Mother- Shirley Daniels of Ainsworth, NE. Daughters- Jolin Heller of Emmet, NE, Janell Stoeger of Valentine, NE, Bobbi Melcher of Battle Creek, NE and Lana Hoeferer of Norfolk, NE. Sons- Stan Daniels of Dalton, NE and Shane Daniels of Mullen, NE. Sisters- Connie Daniels of Scottsbluff, NE and Shirley Pitcher of Sioux Falls, SD. Brother- Chuck Daniels of Ainsworth, NE.

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Darrel Smith

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Graveside Services for Darrel Smith, age 78 of Valentine, NE, are at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Darrel Smith passed away on Thursday, July 29th at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Iris Smith of Valentine, NE. Duaghters- Darla Krisher of Valentine, Ne and Rita Reimers of Valentine, NE. 

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

Gary Pearman

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Gary Pearman, age 76 of Mullen, NE, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at his home. Funeral Services are on Monday, August 2nd at 2:00 pm MT at the Hooker County Fairgrounds Community Center. Burial with Military Honors is at the Cedarview Cemetery at Mullen.

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

Betty J. Christensen

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Funeral Service for Betty J. Christensen, age 94 of Newport, NE, is on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm at the Bassett United Methodist Church. Burial to follow in the Willowdale Cemetery near Newport. Betty Christensen passed away Monday, July 26th at the Rock Country Hospital in Bassett, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Myrna Stewart of Newport, NE and Lonna Allison of Newport, NE. Brother- Larry Brown of Fremont, NE. Sisters- Naomi Frizzell of Bassett, NE, Jean Mohanna of Grand Island, NE and Norma Stoeger of Valentine, NE.

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

Martha Higgins

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Mass of Christian Burial for Martha Higgins, age 102 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Martha Higgins passed away on Thursday, July 22nd at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughter- Maureen Panzer of Omaha, NE. Sons- Tom of Valentine, NE, Steve of Lincoln, NE, Dave of Lincoln, NE, Jerry of Valentine, NE and George of Albuquerque, NM.

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

Wayne S. "Spud" Bower

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A Memorial  Service for Wayne S. “Spud” Bower, age 84 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Inurnment to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Wayne Bower passed away January 15, 2021 at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Lucinda “Cindy” Bower of Ainsworth, NE. Daughter- Tamela Ayala of Lincoln, NE. Son- Thomas Bower of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Nancy S. Gable

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A Celebration of Life for Nancy S. Gable, age 89 of Loveland, CO and formerly of Long Pine, NE, is on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 9:30 am in the Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine. Nancy Gable passed away January 8, 2021 in Loveland. Survivors include: Son Matthew Gable of Lincoln, NE. Daughter- Annie Gable Fitzgerald of Windsor, CO. Sister- Cynthia Nichol of Lake Havasu City, AZ. Brother- Stuart Orsborn of Denver, CO.

Hoch Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. 

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 home 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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