Current Obituaries

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Harry Stokely

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Harry Stokely, age 92 of Valentine, passed away on March 31, 2020 at his home in Valentine. A limited visitation will be held Friday, April 3, 2020 from 2-8 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Burial will be held at a later date.

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

Myrtle Helen Dent

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

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

Wayne Sharp

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

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

Mary Young

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

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

Arthur David Dubs

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

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Marenna R. "Roni" Theis-Raymond

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

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

Billie Jo Herman

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

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

Jude Thin Elk

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

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

Stephen D. Lentz

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

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Kevin Thornton

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

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

Merrill Whirlwind Soldier II

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

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

Ellis "Al" Hodge

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

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Patty Ohlmann

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

LaVerne L. Iverson

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

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Blaine Hooper

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

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

Esther Assman

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

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Beverlee McPeak

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

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

Henry "Bud" Pavlik

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

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

Bill Gallino

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

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

Austin Smith

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

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

Donna Van Metre

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

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

Eugene "Gene" Geoffrey Iron Rope

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

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

Christine G. DeSersa Ludwig

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

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

Joseph Reynolds, Sr.

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

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

John Condon

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

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jeanette Keller

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

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

Julius J. "Pug" Murer

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

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

Larry Duncan

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

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

Audrey Lee Moore

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

Waldo Osterman

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

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

Dorothy Cash

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

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

William "Bill" Lien

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

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

Vance Baker

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

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

Jesse Jones

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

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

Quincy Greaves

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

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

Clara Mae Daniels

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

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

Wilson Moore

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

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

Beulah Belville

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

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

Kon Smith

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

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

Jackson "Jack" Roark

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

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

Travis Kills Plenty

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

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

Donna Dillon

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

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

John P. "Pat" Chase

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

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dakota Bear Heels, Sr.

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

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

Byron "Bud" Stolzenburg

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

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

James Henry Eagle road

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

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

Jacqueline Handboy

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

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

Ophelia Stone-White Face

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

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

Robert L. Childers

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

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

Madelyn Rose Menard

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

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

Sally A. Grooms

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

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Delores D. Ammon

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

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Jean Marie Shamis Vandevort

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

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

 

Mike Welker

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

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

 

 

Caroline Elk Looks Back

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

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

 

 

James Dean Iron Ring

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

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

 

 

Jeannine Young DuBray

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

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

 

 

Elaine Colombe Jones

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

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

 

 

Twila Charging Whirlwind

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

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

 

 

Homer C. Kenner

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

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

 

 

Elaine Colombe Jones

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

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

 

 

Robert Crow Dog Guerue

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

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

 

 

Desiree Foster

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

 

 

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