Current Obituaries

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Tom Hogan

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Tom Hogan, age 83 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 17th at Father Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Marilyn. Sons- Thomas, Brian, Kevin, James and Charles Hogan. Daughter- Beth Hogan. Brothers- Arthur and Charles Hogan.

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

 

O'Brien Baker

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O’Brien Baker, age 56 of Winner, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Wednesday, August 14th Tribal Rites at 10:00 am followed by funeral Service at 1:00 pm at the Winner Tribal Community Center, Winner , SD. Burial is at Winner Cemetery in Winner. Survivors include: Sisters- Oriann Baker and Vicky Baker. Brother- O’Neil Baker. Stepsisters- Valerie Kaneshiro, Lori Taguma and Carol Taguma.

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

 

Jeffery Konkoleski

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Funeral Services for Jeffery L. Konkoleski, age 43 of West Point, NE, formerly of Ainsworth, NE. aer on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Keya Paha County High School Gymnasium in Springview, NE. Burial to follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery near Springview. Jeff Konkoleski passed away on Thursday, August 8th at his home in West Point. Survivors include: Wife- Brenda Konkoleski of West Point, NE. Children- Leighton and Aubrey Konkoleski of West Point, NE. Mother- Judy Konkoleski of Ord, NE. Siblings- Pam Zuloski of Ord, NE and Lori Brennick of Scotia, NE.

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

 

Mildred Beman

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Funeral Service for Mildred Beman, age 77 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10:00 am at Zion Lutheran Church in Valentine. Buial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mildred Beman passed away on Wednesday, August 7th at Pine View in Valentine. Survivors include: Husband- Harry of Valentine NE. Daughters- Joyce Glynn of Belvidere, SD and Julie Garner of Lincoln, NE. Sister- Kathy Hobden of Denver, CO. Brothers- Marvin Carstens of Sioux Falls, SD and Walter Carstens of Valentine, NE.

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

 

Beverly Galloway

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Funeral Services for Beverly Galloway, age 70 of Lynch, NE, is at 10:30 am on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Bilin’s Mortuary in O’Neill, NE. Burial is at 3:00 pm MTat the Cody Cemetery in Cody, NE. Beverly Galloway passed away on Monday, August 5th at the CHI Immanuel Hospital in Omaha, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Neal Galloway of Lynch, NE. Children- Morgan Galloway of Thermopolis, WY, Melissa Sipe of Kaycee, WY, Neah Galloway of San Antonio, TX and Emma’lee Frank of Laurel, MT. Brother- Delbert Witherwax of Council Bluffs, IA. Sister- Vivian Whirlwind of Virginia.

Biglin’s Mortuary in O’Neill is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Earl Siers

Earl Siers passed away Wednesday, July 31. 2019 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 8th at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial is at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee. 

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

 

Wyatt Burnette

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Wyatt Burnette, age 42, passed away Friday, July 30, 2019. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 7th at Swift Bear Community Hall in White River, SD. Burial is at the White River Cemetery. Survivors include: Wife- Wilfreda Burnette. Children- Aiden, Tasena, Bella, Laila and Kaiden. Mother- Debbie Burnette. Siblings- Tracy, Elaine, Vince. Peter, Dewey, Jerry and Phillip.

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

 

Frankie "Speed" Krogman

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Frankie “Speed” Krogman, age 56 of White River, SD, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019. Celebration of Life Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, August 2nd at Sacred Heart Hall in White River. Survivors include: Children- CourtneyKr9ogman, Jodi Krogman and Susan Dillon. Brother- Lester “Moose” Krogman. Sisters- Susan Camp and Sheila Krogman.

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

 

Everett Kilmer

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Funeral Services for Everett Kilmer, age 89 of Lusk, WY, are at 2:00 pm on Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Congregational Church in Lusk. Everett Kilmer passed away Monday, July 29th at Niobrara Community Hospital extended care. Survivors: Brother Bob Kilmer of Valentine, NE.

Pier Funeral Home in Lusk is in charge of the arrangements.

Farrah Charging Elk

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Farrah Charginh Elk, age 41 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD , passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Celebration of Life Service is 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 31st at the Edd Charging Elk Community Hall in Antelope Community, Mission, SD. Survivors include: Daughters- Shaylyssa, J’Angela, Monica and Imagine. Sisters- Kelly Gonzales and Jackie Benitez. Brother- Jason Fast Dog.

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

Ray Osburn

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Funeral Service for Ray Osburn, age 81 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Ray Osburn passed away on Friday, July 26th in Lincoln, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Florence of Valentine, NE. Sons- Danny of Wood Lake, NE, Rusty of Cody, NE, Shane of Midland, SD and Brad of Norfolk, NE. Daughter- Robyn Jones of Kadoka, SD. Sisters- Betty Copeland of Valentine, NE and Bonny Copeland of Salina, KS.

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

Sharon Irene Coyle

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Sharon Irene Coyle, age 86 of Philip, SD, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip. Survivors include: Children- Roxanne Mickley of Rapid City, SD, Bob Coyle of Martin, SD, Bruce Coyle of Newton, IA, Rick Coyle of Philip, SD, Ronnie Coyle of Philip, SD, Rhonda Hale of Arvada, CO, Debbie Ness of Audubon, MN, Donna Rausch of Hoven, SD and Connie Coyle of Arvada, CO. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:00 am on Tuesday, July 30th at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip, SD. A Private family burial is at the Masonic Cemetery.

Rush Funeral Home in Philip is in charge of the arrangements.

Keary Belville

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Memorial Service for Keary Belville, age 67 of Longmont, CO, is on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 10:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Inurnment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Keary Belville passed away on June 28th in Longmont, CO.

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

Ruth Linabery

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Mass of Christian Burial for Ruth Linabery, age 81 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 11:00 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burail to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Ruth Linabery passed away on Thursday, July 25th at her home. Survivors include: Husband- Leo Linabery of Valentine, NE. Sons- Brad Linabery of McCool Junction, NE and Monte Linabery of Valentine, NE. Daughter- Misty Hays of North Dakota.

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

Patricia Hoefs

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Mass of Christian Burial for Patricia Hoefs, age 89 of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake, NE. Patricia Hoefs passed away on Friday, July 26th in O’Neill, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Paul Hoefs of  Valentine, NE. Sons- Paul Hoefs, Jr. of Arizona, John Hoefs of Wood Lake, NE, Jim Hoefs of Colorado and Mark Hoefs of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Sherry Cameron of Arizona, Mary Kay Mooney of Arizona, Jan Blaser-UpChurch of Arizona, Bonnei Rought of Colorado and Patrice Hoefs of Missouri. 

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

Marc Menard

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Marc Menard, age 55 of Rosebud, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Traditional funeral prayers begin at 2:00 pm Tuesday, July 30th at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud,  SD with burial following at Holy Family Cemetery north of Mission, SD. Survivors include: Daughters- Micole and Michelle Menard. Sons- Marc Jr. and Stanley Menard. Mother- Betty Zimmerman. Sisters- Brandy and Kyle Rose Maquire.

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

Robert Kornely

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Mass of Christian Burial for Robert Kornely, age 84 of Valentine, NE, is on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 11:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial to be at a later date. Rosary service at 7:00 pm on Monday, July 29th at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Robert Kornely passed away on Tuesday, July 23rd at Pine View in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife- Ruth of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Nancy of Mission, SD and Jenny of Valentine, NE. Sons- Bob of Mission, SD and Brian of Rapid City, SD.

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

Robert M. Gibbs, MD

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Robert M. Gibbs, MD, age 91 of Ainsworth, NE, passed away at Parkside Manor in Stuart, NE on March 8, 2019. Celebration of Life is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 27th at The Connection in Ainsworth, NE. survivors include: Sons- Shepherd of Ainsworth, NE, Charles of Auburn, NE and Martin of Pasco, WA.

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

John James Fast Horse

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John James Fast Horse, age 71, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is o Monday, July 22ne at 2:00 pm at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD. Burial at the Fast Horse Cemetery in Mission.

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

Waniyetu Rose Loves War aka Autumn Rain Emery

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Memorial service for Waniyetu Rose Loves War, aka Autumn Rain Emery, age 19, is 11:00 am Wednesday July 24th at the Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission, SD. Inurnment at a later date at Spotted Tail Cemetery in Rosebud. Survivors include Daughter: Princella Fast Horse, Mother: Kathleen Emery, Father: Robin Shaw, Jr., Siblings: Trey Bear Heels, Teryn & Arianna Running Horse, Foster & Levi Shaw, Raymond Garcia, Alyssa Shields & Christen Emery.

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

Eileen Beman

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Funeral service for Eileen Beman, age 96 of Valentine, NE,  is at 2:00 pm Friday, July 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine.  Mrs. Beman passed away July 16th, 2019 at Pine View in Valentine. Survivors include Sons: Scott of Kansas City, MO,  Craig of Medon, TN, and David of Valentine. Daughter- Dru Sypal of Lincoln, NE.

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

Logan Horned Eagle

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Eric Clairmont, age 12 of Upper Cut Meat, SD and Logan Horned Eagle, age 7 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Friday, July 12. 2019. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 20th at Upper Cut Meat Community Building. Burial at White Horse Cemetery, Upper Cut Meat.

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

Eric Clairmont

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Eric Clairmont, age 12 of Upper Cut Meat, SD and Logan Horned Eagle, age 7 of Parmelee, SD, passed away Friday, July 12. 2019. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 20th at Upper Cut Meat Community Building. Burial at White Horse Cemetery, Upper Cut Meat.

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

Alize Millard

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Alize Millard, age 15 of Gregory, Sd, passed away near Rosebud, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am Friday, July 19, 2019 at Grass Mountain Community Building, Grass Mountain, SD.. Burial at Looking White Sundance Grounds at Norris, SD. Survivors include: Parents- Jamie Jo Millard and Adam Simon Eagle Star. Siblings- Jessica, Emilio, Tyler and Salley.

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

Terrill Ann Brinda

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Terrill Ann Brinda, 75, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Wichita, Kansas. Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 15, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Wichita, KS. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Survivors include husband, Daniel; 12 children, Harvey, Anna, Regina, Audie, Carlton, Rita, Molli, Paula, Eileen, Veronica, Marcus and Drew; and sister, Marycile Beer.

Downing & Lahey Mortuary West of Kansas is in charge of service arrangments for Terrill Ann Brinda.

Sarah E. Clay

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Funeral Services for Sarah E. Clay, age 92 of Springview, NE, are on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Springview. Burial to follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview. Sarah Clay passed away Wednesday, July 10th in the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Sons- Doug Clay of Sacramento, CA, Ed Clay of Wiggins, CO, Mel Clay of Arcadia, NE and Dave Clay of Long Pine, NE. Daughter- Marty Clark of Bassett, NE. 

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Vincent Black Spotted Horse

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Vincent Black Spotted Horse, age 87, passed away at the Cherry County Hospital. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Monday, July 15, 2019 at St. Bridget’s Church in Rosebud, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD.

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

Ezra Black Lance

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Ezra Black Lance, newborn infant son of Erica Black Lance and Parker Boneshirt, Jr., was still born July 6, 2019 in Rosebud, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, July 11th at Soldier Creek Community Hall. Burial at Red Bird Flats. Survivors include: Parents- Erica Black Lance and Parker Boneshirt, Jr. Sister- Sylviana.

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

Ava Grimshaw

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Memorial Service for Ava Grimshaw, age 75 of Rapid City, SD, is on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Cathlic Church in Valentine, NE. Burial is at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Nenzel, NE. Ava Grimshaw passed away on Tuesday, July 2nd in Rapid City. Survivors include: Daughter- Dawn of Seattle, WA. Son- Michael of Tampa, FL. Sisters- Rita Bracha, Iva Fernen, Sally Herman, Janice Adair and Patsy Kindle.

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

Alan "Ollie" Moran, Sr.

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Alan “Ollie” Moran, Sr., age 60, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 11th at Swift Bear Community Hall in White River, SD. Following the meal burial at Moran Family Cemetery, Bad Nation, SD. Survivors include: Children- Shaw-ree, Alan Jr., Aaron and Moriah. Brothers- Doug, Bill, Roger, Charlie and Mike.

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

Tahcangleska "Tim" Black Bull

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Tahcangleska “Tim” Black Bull, age 36, passed away in Bilings, MT on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Funeral Service is at 1:30 pm on Saturday, July 6th at He Dog School Gym, He Dog, SD. Burial is at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery. Old He Dog, SD.

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

Orville A. Morlang

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Memorial Services for Orville A. Morlang, age 87 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Orville Morlang passed away on Saturday, June 22nd at the Great Plains Health in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Barbara Morlang of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Travis Morlang of Kansas City, MO, Teresa Morlang of Chatsworth, CA, Trudy Stadler of Rolla, MO and David Morlang of Broken Arrow, OK.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Oretta H. Farlin

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Funeral Services for Oretta H. Farlin, age 87 of Burton, NE, are on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Assembly of God Church in Burton. Burial to follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Springview, NE. Oretta Farlin passed away Thursday, June 27th at the CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Ivan Farlin of Burton, NE. Daughter- Deb Sohl of Norfolk, NE. Brother- Orrin Thiede of Burton, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Eunice M. Howard

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Funeral Services for Eunice M. Howard, age 87 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Assembly of God Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake, NE. Eunice Howard passed away Sunday, June 30th in the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Son- Jimmie Howard of Ainsworth, NE. Daughters- Niki Songer of Norfolk, NE and Lori Clopton of Ainsworth, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tyrone Marshall

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Tyrone Marshall, age 54, passed away in Pagosa Springs, CO on June 24, 2019. Memorial Service is at 10:00 am on thursday, July 4th at the Rosebud Community Building. Rosebud, SD. Burial at St, Agnes Catholic Cemetery in Parmelee, SD.

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

Leonard J. Fernau

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Graveside Services for Leonard J. Fernau age 75 of Ainsworth, Nebraska are Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the East Woodlawn Cemetery at Johnstown, Nebraska. Military Honors are to be conducted by the Ainsworth American Legion Post #79.   Leonard Fernau died Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife: Cheri Fernau of Ainsworth, Children: Lenny Fernau of Ainsworth, Candy Fernau of Nashville, Tennessee, Julie Cyriacks of Kearney, Nebraska, Lori Rolfes of Vermillion, South Dakota, and Janelle Johnson of Kilgore, Nebraska, and Sisters: Shelia Bejot of Ainsworth and Roberta Painter of Springview.

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

Eleanor "Gigi" Larvie

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Eleanor “Gigi” Larvie, age 57 of White River, SD, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 28th at Swift Bear Community Hall. Burial at St. Ignatiius Catholic Cemetery in White River. Survivors include: Children- Miguel, Elliott, Justin, Theodora and Clarissa Arrow and Myron Larvie. Siblings- Myrna, Stephanie, Theodore and Randy Larvie, Robin Gluhm and Alvin Bear Heels.

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

Norman E. "Bud" Larsen

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Memorial Services for Norman E. “Bud” Larsen, age 87 of Springview, NE, are at a later date. Inurnment is at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview.Norman Larsen passed away Monday, June 24, 2019 in theGreat Plains Health in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Children- Roger Larsen of Sturgis, SD, Rhonda Todd of Maxwell, NE. Kellie Larsen of North Platte, NE and Sherry Wigington of Colorado Springs, CO. Sister- Patricia Sampy of Ansley, NE..

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Rosa Lee Hamilton

Rosa Lee Hamilton, of North Platte, NE, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the Great Plains Health in North Platte. Memorial Services are on Saturday, June 22nd at 1:30 PM at the United Church of Christ in Thedford, NE. A prvate family burial is at a later date in the Hillcrest Cemetery. Survivors include: Husband- Reed Hamilton of North Platte, NE. Daughter- Verla of Omaha, NE. Sons- Dave Hamilton of Thedford, NE and Scott Hamilton of Lincoln, NE. Sister- Betty of Waverly, NE.

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Wynona Kimble

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Wynona Leora Bissell Kimble, age 93, passed away June 15th in Hyannis. Funeral Services are Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10:00 am at Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home in Gordon, NE. Burial will be held at Hyannis Cemetery, 2:00 pm at Hyannis, NE.

Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements for Wynona Kimble.

Chance Wickett

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Memorial service for Chance Wickett, age 51 of Valentine, is Friday, June 21 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Mr. Wickett passed away on June 17th at his home. Survivors include: Wife – Christie of Valentine, Daughter – Kennedie Engles of Valentine, Parents – Gary and Carolyn of Valentine, Sisters – Carey Wickett of Grand Island, NE, Shannon Broom of Valentine and Crystal Higgins of Valentine.

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

Corrine Faye White Thunder

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Memorial Service for Corrine Faye White Thunder, age 30 of Parmelee, SD is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 29. 2019 at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee. Burial at St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery in Parmelee. Survivors include: Mother- Amy Eagle Elk. Sisters- Nadine Big Crow, Victoria White Thunder and Aaliyah Neck. Brothers- Jesse White Thunder, Frank White Thunder and Nathan Janis. Children- William Saunders, Mylee Saunders, Sienna Black Lance, Waylon Black Lance III, Sierra Black Lance and Adonis Jimenez.

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

Joseph "Bullhead" Black Elk

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Joseph “Bullhead” Black Elk, age 46 of White River, SD, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 21st at White River Event Center. Burial at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in White River. Survivors include: Brothers- Jesse & John. Sisters- Shelly, Jolla, Cora, Dera & Harley.

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

Carl Wells

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Carl Wells, age 80 of Kearney, NE, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019 at his home in Kearney. Services are on Friday, June 21st at 10:30 am at Sargent United Methodist Church with burial following at Mount Hope Cemetery in Sargent. 

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

Don Mitchell

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Graveside Service for Don Mitchell, age 93 of Lincoln, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Don Mitchell passed away o May 2nd in Lincoln. Survivors include: Daughter- Linda Mitchell of Lincoln, NE.

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

Elmer "Spoon" Clairmont, Sr.

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Elmer “Spoon” Clairmont, Sr., age 75 of Corn Creek, SD, passed away at White River Healthcare Center on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00pm on Saturday, June 15th at Crazy Horse School Gym in Wanblee, SD. Burial at St. Thomas Cemetery, Corn Creek, SD. Survivors include: Children- Davis Olson, Robert Clairmont, Leslie Clairmont, Yolanda Clairmont-Cabrera McCarthy, Lucyinda Clairmont- Cabrera, Madina Clairmont-Eisenbraun, Elmer Clairmont, Jr., and Franklin Chasing Horse. Siblings- Virgil Quick Bear, Jerome Yellow Elk, Rosalie Velma Cabrera and Bernadine Bowman.

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

Luke Hibbs

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Luke Hibbs, age 25 of Mission, SD, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 14th at the Okreek Community Hall, Okreek, SD. Burial at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Okreek. Survivors include: Children- Samuel, Maven and Cyrus Hibbs. Parents- Alvino Angel, Jr. and Lois Hibbs. Siblings- Holdan Hibbs, Trinity Swalley, Marie Swalley, Angel Peneaux and Duke Peneaux.

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

Patricia Sue Chaulk Williams

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Patricia Sue Chaulk Williams, age 35, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 in Fargo, NE. Funeral Service is Saturday, June 15th at 1:00 pm at the St. Francis Community Hall in St. Francis, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis.

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

Patti Busch

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Patti Busch, age 76 of Mission, SD, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019 at her home in Mission. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Monday, June 10th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission. Meal immediately following. Private family interment at Memory Grove in Mission. Survivors include: Children- Colin Busch, Kevin Busch, Nicole Simko, Kendra Fernen, Marci Stevens and Mandi Loughran.

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

Germaine Garwood

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Germaine Garwood, age 84 of Valentine, NE, passed away in Lincoln, NE on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Rosary is at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, June 5th at St, Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Funeral Mass is on Thursday, June 6th at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Graveside Service at the Whitman Cemetery, Whitman, NE at 1:30 pm MT.

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

Franklin Smith

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Graveside Services for Franklin Smith. age 84 formerly of Valentine, NE, are on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Herrick Cemetery, Herrick, SD. Franklin Smith passed away at the Rosebud Country Care Center in Gregory, SD on Sunday, May 26th.

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

Kimberly Clifford

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Kimberly Clifford, age 37 of Rapid City, SD, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Monday June 3rd at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery at St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Kids- LaKiesha, Siraya and Quincy Enriquez& Nevaeh and Cante Clifford. Dad- Eugene Clifford, Sr. Siblings- Leanne, Joanne, Hattie, Jean, Natasha, Angel, Sonny, Lisa, Allison and Mikey Clifford.

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

Annette "Toni" Small Bear

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Annette “Toni” Small Bear, age 58, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Friday, May 24, 2019. Memorial Service is at 7:00 pm at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Private inurnment at a later date at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Sherrie Small Bear and Tylor Small Bear. Brother- Verdell Small Bear.

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

Gracelynn Wolfe

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Gracelynn Wolfe, age 8 days, passed away in Omaha, NE on Monday, May 27, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 30th at the Violet Little Elk Residence in Two Strike, SD. Burial at Clearwater Cemetery, Grass Mountain, SD. Survivors include: Parents- JaChandra Begay and Jimmy Wolfe, 

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

Rena Cathey

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Funeral Services for Rena Cathey, age 73 of Amarillo, TX, are on  Monday, June 3, 2019 at 10:00 am at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Rena Cathey passed  away Saturday, May 25th in Amarillo. Survivors include: Children- Honey Coleman of Amarillo, TX and Joshua Cathey of Panhandle, TX. Sister- Lila Jones of Amarillo, TX.

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

John E. "Jack" Bair

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Funeral Services for John E. “Jack Bair, age 87 of Fort  Collins, CO and formerly of Bassett, NE, are on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial with Military Honors to follow in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Jack Bair passed away on Monday, May 27th at his home in Fort Collins. Survivors include: Wife- Beryl Bair of Fort Collins, CO. Daughters- Kathy Saar of Paulden, AZ, Cheri Coleman of Woodland Park, CO, CHandra Taylor of Nathrop, CO, Tammy Stoltzfus of Simpsonville, SD, Karen Brown of Wellington, CO and Kayla Keck of St. Edward, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dennis D. Rossenbach

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Funeral Services for Dennis D. Rossenbach, age 65 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Wedensday, May 29, 2019 at 1:30 pm at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Springview, NE. Dennis Rossenbach passed away Friday, May 24th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Children- Donald Ray Rossenbach  and Jacque Adams both of Belleville, IL. Siblings- Roger Rossenbach of Emmett, ID, John “JR” Rossenbach of Ainsworth, NE and Denise Anderson of Twin Valley, MN.

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

Rita Kills In Water

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Rita Kills In Water, age 61 of St. Francis, SD, passed away at her home on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Funeral service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 30th at St. Francis Community Hall. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis. Survivors include: Children- Alex, Sr., Marceline, Antoine & Corey Kills In Water. Siblings- Calvin Kills In Water, Bernie Kills Plenty, Allison & Matt “Chief” Perez, Bev & Andrew Two Strike and Laurell & Brian Eagle Deer.

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

Diane McBride

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Diane McBride, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Pierre, SD. Funeral Service is on Saturday, May 25th at 11:00 am at the Swift Bear Community Hall in White River, SD. Burial at St. James Cemetery in Horse Creek, SD.

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

Derrick "Cowboy" Scott

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Derrick “Cowboy” Scott, age 33, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, May 24th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Wife- Thada Mesteth. Children- Jayden Scott and Dayzah Provancial. Father- Va Dean Scott, Sr. Siblings- Cole Red Day, Van Dean Scott, Jr., Nikkie Red Day, Brooklyn Red Day and Danielle Red Day.

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

Genelle Merritt

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Genelle Merritt, age 78 of Mission, SD, passed away at White River Healthcare Center on Friday, May 17, 2019. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, May 24th at Zion Lutheran Church in Mission with a meal immediately following. Burial is at 2:30 pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Linda Merritt of Robbinsdale, MN and Karen Stenberg of Mission, SD. Brother- Richard Fox of Traynor, IA.

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

Ethelene Wounded Shield

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Ethelene Wounded Shield, age 74 of Parmelee, SD, passed away in Lincoln, NE  onWednesday, May 15, 2019. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 22nd at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial at Epiphany Cemetery in Old He Dog, SD. Survivors include: Children- Alethea Johnson, Stephanie White Face, Russell Big Boy, Jr. and Drew Wounded Shield.

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

Joseph William Blumenstock

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Joseph William Blumenstock, age 27, passed away on the evening of Friday, May 10, 2019 as a result of a rollover vehicle accident on Merritt Dam Road by Valentine, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Kelli Blumenstock. Daughter- Brooklyn Blumenstock. Father- Fred Blumenstock. Siblings- Lynn Schott, Corrie Tjaden, Jake Blumenstock and Katie Helms. Memorial Services for Joseph will be at a later date in Sheridan, WY.

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

Vern Dent

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Vern Dent, age 93 of Mullen, NE, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home in Mullen. Funeral Services are on Sunday, May 26th at 1:30 PM MT at the Hooker County Fairgrounds Event Center. Burial is in the Cedarview Cemetery at Mullen.

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Sally A. Stewart

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Funeral Services for Sally A. Stewart, age 65 of Fullerton, NE and formerly of Bassett, NE, is on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Sally Stewart passed away Tuesday, May 14th at the Sanford Medical Center in Worthington, MN. Survivors include: Daughter- Stephanie Hodge of Hayford, MN. Parents- Duane and Patty Swanson of Bassett, NE. Siblings- Dennis Swanson of Bassett, NE, Don Swanson of York, NE, Cathy Ewoldt of Grand Island, NE and Debbie Morrison of Bassett, NE. 

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Belva Hanna

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Graveside Service for Belva Hanna, age 95 formerly of Brownlee and Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Belva Hanna passed away on November 30, 2018 in Grand Junction, CO. Survivors include Husband- Bob Hanna. Children- Robert Hanna, Tommy Hanna, Janice English and Lynda Rolland.

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

Lancer Roubideaux, Jr.

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Lancer Roubideaux, Jr. age 21 of Rosebud, SD, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 in Spring Creek, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, May 17th at St. Bridget’s Church i Rosebud. Burial at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Mother- Alicia Hernandez. Siblings- Teanna, Kaitlyn, Elizabeth and Terrance Hart.

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

Ernest D. Titus

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Private Memorial Services are to be held at a later date for Ernest D. Titus, age 60 of Bassett, NE. Ernie Titus passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at his home in Bassett. Survivors include: Son- Dustin Titus of Lincoln, NE. Mother- Lois Titus of Springview, NE. Brother- Ed Titus of  Springview, NE. Sisters- Jean Bucholz of Mitchell, SD and Linda Keever of Winner, SD.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

David Dean Thompson

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Memorial Services for David Dean Thompson, age 61 of Long Pine, NE, are on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:30 am at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE. David Thompson passed away o Friday, May 10th at Long Pine. Survivors include: Wife- Diane Thompson of Long Pine, NE. Children- Chris Thompson of Broken Bow, NE, Rachel Thompson of Long Pine, NE and Ashley Johnson of Long, Pine, NE. Brother- Donald G. Thompson of Hoodsport, WA. Sister- Debbie Stage of Lincoln City, OR.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James Charge On Him

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James Charge On Him, age 40, passed away in California. Memorial  Service and Final Viewing is at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Bishop Harold Jones Builing in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Children- Brooklyn, Chase and Arya. Parents- Virgil Charge On Him, Marylee & Merle Fast Horse and Darrell Scott. Siblings- Kim Beck, Jennifer Brave, Michael Charge On Him, Christopher Scott, Marissa Scott and Matthew Scott.

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

Roland Pestel

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Funeral Service for Roland Pestel, age 100 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Roland Pestel passed away on Thursday, May 9th at Cherry Hills in Valentine.

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

Joyce Schlueter

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Funeral Service for Joyce Schlueter, age 90 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:30 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Joyce Schlueter passed away on Sunday, May 5th at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Husband- Bruno Schlueter of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Pat Gibson of Leavenworth, KS, Ann Haynes of Winston-Salem, NC and Bonnie Mehrens of  Valentine, NE. Brother- Ron Scranton of Rapid City, SD.

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

Don Mitchell

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Graveside Service for Don Mitchell, age 93 of Lincoln, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE is pending at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Don Mitchell passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in Lincoln. Survivors include: Daughter- Linda Mitchell of Lincoln, NE.

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

Nancy Blumenstock

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Nancy Blumenstock, age 64 of Valentine, NE, passed away in Kearney, NE on Friday, May 3, 2019. Memorial services are Friday, May 10th at 10:00 am CT at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Survivors include: Children- Lynn Schott of Gordon, NE, Corrie Tjaden of Dannebrog, NE, Jake Blumenstock of Sheridan, WY, Katie Helms of Reva, SD and Joseph Blumenstock of Sheridan, WY. Brother- Dwight Knuteson of Brookings, SD.

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

Helen Ormesher

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Memorial Service for Helen Ormesher, age 99 of Lincoln, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE is Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Valentine United Methodist Church. Burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Helen Ormesher passed away on April 16th in Lincoln. Survivors include: Son- Rusty Ormesher of Youngsville, Lousiana.

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

Wade Standing Bear

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Wade Standing Bear, Sr., age 53, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Monday, April 29, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 4th at  St. Thomas Church in Corn Creek, SD. Burial at St. Thomas Cemetery i Corn Creek. Survivors include: Children- Wade Standing Bear, Jr. and Lynn Standing Bear. Father- Herman  Standing Bear. Brothers- Butch Standing Bear and Alonzo Standing Bear.

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

Ruby M. Porter

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Graveside Memorial Services for Ruby M. Porter, age 88 of Atkinson, NE and formerly of Bassett, NE, are on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10:30 am in the Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine, NE. Ruby Porter passed away Monday, April 29th at the Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital in O’Neill, NE. Survivrs include: Sons- Arthur Porter of Long Pine, NE and Rodney Porter of Gilette, WY. Siblings- Elizabeth Strand of Ainsworth, NE and Goldie Kubo of Fremont, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tom Lesher

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Tom Lesher, age 68, formerly of Thedford, NE, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 in Fort Collins, CO. Memorial Services are May 4th at 11:00 am CT at Hillcrest Cemetery in Thedford, NE. Survivors include: Wife- Deb Lesher. Mother- Bobbie Ann Lesher. Brothers- Dick Lesher and Ron Lesher. Sister- Mary Ann Bostock.

Dino Kane

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Dino Kane, age 29, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is Thursday, May 2nd at 2:00 pm at the Comunity Building in St. Francis, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery inSt. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Mother- Melva Bone Shirt Kills Enemy. Sisters- Sarah Kills Enemy, Esther Kills Enemy and Elizabeth Kane. Brothers- Charles Cordier, Peter Cordier and Wanbli Kane.

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

Beverly Jumping Elk

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Beverly Jumping Elk, age 47, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019 in Mission, SD. Funeral Service is Thursday, May 2nd at 10:00 am at the Community Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial at Holy Innocents Cemetery at Parmelee, SD. Survivors include: Husband- Burton Whiting. Son- Zane Ross. Daughter- Justinge  Ross. Brother- Blair Jumping Elk.

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

Collins Flood

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Collins Flood, age 87, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is on Friday, May 3rd at 10:00 am at the Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission, SD. Burial at Calvary Episcopal Cemetery in Okreek, SD.

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

Gilbert Brave Bird

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Funeral Service for Gilbert Brave Bird, age 28, is on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Upper Cut Meat Youth Hall, Upper Cut Meat, SD. Burial at White Horse Cemetery in Upper Cut Meat. Survivors include: Parents- Eva Little Thunder and Travis Brave Bird, Sr. Brothers- Odell Good Shield, III, and Tony Brave Bird. Sister- Amanda Little Thunder.

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

Monique Larvie

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Funeral Service and final viewing for Monique Larvie, age 32, is on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 11:00 am at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Cremation followed by private burial at a later date. Survivors include: Children- Richard, Cute, River, Benji, Ever and Tuff. Parents- Delvin Larvie, Sr. and Leah Roubideaux. Siblings- Delvin Jr., Bryce, Tera and Sophie Larvie, Jasmine and Stephan Wright ad Tylan Murray.

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

Amos Prue, Jr.

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Amos Prue, Jr., age 70 of Okreek, SD, passed away in Rapid City, SD on Monday, April 22, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 27th at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD. Private inurnment at a later date at Calvary Episcopal Cemetery in Okreek. Survivors include: Children- Krista Prue, Amos Prue, III, Nicole Prue-Conroy and Tessie Pre-Conroy. Siblings- Theresa Kelley, Beverly Crase, Marliss Robertson, Robert Prue, Claude Prue, Theodore Prue and Charles S. Prue.

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

Jackie Schaefer

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Funeral Services for Jackie Schaefer, age 75 of Hugo, OK, are on Monday, Spril 29, 2019 at 11:00 am at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine, NE. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Jackie Schaefer passed away on Saturday, April 20th in Hugo, OK. Survivors include: Husband- Bill Schaefer of Hugo, OK. Sons- Matt Walker of Gering, NE and Marc Schaefer of Hugo, OK. Brothers- Chuck Kaptain of Florida and Bob Kaptain of California. Sisters- Mary Cate of Belem, NM and Linda Soteriades of Phonix, AZ.

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

Edna Garneaux

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Edna Garneaux, age 50 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Friday, April 19, 2019. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Friday, April 26th at  Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at Trinity Episcopal Church in Mission. Survivors include: Children- Huey, Annie, Jr. and Rosie Garneaux. Parents- Percy Little Bear and Leatrice Moran. Siblings- Lori Little Bear, Percetta Little Bear, Ronnie Haukaas and Kenny Richards.

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

Jonathan Smith

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Funeral Service for Jonathan Smith, age 27 of Pender, NE and formerly of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Wood Lake Union Church in Wood Lake, NE. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake. Jonathan passed away on Friday, April 19th in Pender. Survivors include: Mother- Michelle Ricks of Wood Lake, NE. Father- Gary Smith of  Seattle, WA. Children- Braison and Harmony Smith of Pender, NE. Brothers and  Sisters- James Ricks of Valentine, NE. Jesselyn Ricks of Valentine, NE, Justin Smith of Wayne, NE and Dakota Smith of Oregon.

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

Jerry L. Fernau

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Jerry L Fernau, age 70 of Ainsworth, NE, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at the Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk, NE. Per Jerry’s request, no services will be held. Survivors include: Wife- Rosalyn Fernau of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Rich, Tina and Tammy Fernau all of Ainsworth, NE and Travis Fernau of Phoenix, AZ. Brothers- Stan Fernau of Vancouver, WA, Steve Fernau of Yacolt, WA and Bruce Fernau of Wolbach, NE. Sisters- Pat Christensen of Phoenix, AZ, Shelley Thompson of St. Paul, NE and Linda Krueger of Pierce, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ron McCoy

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Funeral Service for Ron McCoy, age 85 of Valentine, NE, is on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Cherry County Fairgrounds 4-H Building in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Ron McCoy passed away on Wednesday, April 17th at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine. Survivors include: Son- Keith McCoy of Prague, NE. Daughter- Lorraine Long of South  CArolina. Brother- Glen McCoy of Omaha, NE.

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

Lila Mae Mizner

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Funeral Services for Lila Mae Mizner, age 105 of Bassett, NE, is on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Mae Mizner passed away Thursday, April 18th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Clarence "Chucky" Leading Fighter

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Clarence “Chucky” Leading Fighter, age 32 of Rosebud, SD, passed away in Gordon, NE on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Funeral Service is at Noon on Saturday, April 20th at the Upper Cut Meat Community Hall, Upper Cut Meat, SD. Burial at the White Horse Cemetery in Upper Cut Meat. Survivors include: Mother- Rose Leading Fighter. Father- Reynold Richards, Sr. Wife- Debra Leading Fighter. Children- Clarence “beno” Leading Fighter, Jr., Rachael Leading Fighter, Selena Leading Fighter and Jacob Leading Fighter. Siblings- Justin Adams, Leonard Adams, Reynold Richards, Jr., Wayne Ross and Devin Ross.

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

Cordell Paul Good Shield

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Cordell Paul Good Shield, age 74 of Rapid City, Sd, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Thursday,  April 18th at the Wood Community Building in Wood, SD. Burial at St. Mary’s Garden in Wood. Survivors include: Wife- Connie Good Shield. Daughters- Carolyn Soles, Bobbett Good Shild and Paulett Good Shield. Brother- Joe Good Shield. Sisters- Pauline McKinney, Ann Jones, Bernadette Good Shield, Teresa Good Shield and Kateri Good Shield.

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

Norma Jean Walking Eagle

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Norma Jean Walking Eagle, age 55, passed away in Pierre, SD on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 20th at Soldier Creek Community Hall, Soldier Creek, SD. Burial is at Ironwood Cemetery in Rosebud, SD. Survivors include: Daughter- Naiobi Williams. Siblings- Grace Walking Eagle-Dupris, Martha Blue Thunder, Ralph Walking Eagle and Wilma At The Straight-Hero.

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

Joy Weimer

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Memorial Service for Joy Weimer, age 87 of Martin, SD, will be held at a later date. Joy Weimer passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Bennett Co. Nursing home in Martin, SD. Survivors include: Daughters- Connie McNare of Merriman, NE and Kathi Roten of Laramie, WY. Sisters- Kay Nicholson of Dickinson, ND and Ada Weimer of Sun City, AZ.

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

Alex Tinant

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Funeral Service for Alex Tinant, age 30 of San Diego, CA and formerly of Lake View, SD, is on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine, NE. Graveside Service is on Thursday, April 18th at 10:30 am at the Lake View Cemetery. Alex Tinant passed away in San Diego.

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

Berdien Morrison

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Memorial Service for Berdien Morrison, age 85 of Valentine, NE, is on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 10:30 am at Grace Lutheran Church in Valentine. Burial at a later date. Berdien M<orrison passed away on Saturday, April 13th at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in  Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Dan Morrison of Valentine, Ne, and Rex Morrison of El Salvador. Daughters- Marge Morgan of Valentine, NE and Karen Morrison of Valentine, NE.

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

Jimmie Lee Applegarth

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Jimmie Lee Applegarth, age 81, passed away at his home in Hyannis, NE on Sunday, April 7, 2019. Survivors include: Wife- Sherry Applegarth. Daughter- Jeannie Schufeldt. Son- Greg Applegarth. Memorial services are on Monday, April 15th at 10:30 am MT at the Calvary Episcopal Church in Hyannis. Inurnment with Military Honors is in the Hyannis Cemetery.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Harriet Sitting Bear

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Harriet Sitting Bear, age 92 of Parmelee, SD, passed away at her home on Friday, April 5, 2019. Fueral Service is at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 12th at  Holy Innocents Church west of Parmelee. Burial at Holy Innocents Cemetery. Surviors include: Children- Mark Clairmont, Sr., Antoinette Clairmont, James Clairmont, Michael Clairmont, Barbara Clairmont, Donald Clairmont, JoAnn Sitting Bear, Leroy Sitting Bear, Jr., and Colette Zuine. Siblings- Esther Murray, Peter Guerue, Trudell Guerue, James Guerue, John Guerue, Jr., Victoria Stead, Lois LaPointe, Christine Blue Horse and Pearl Cournoyer.

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

Harvey Provancial

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Harvey Provancial, age 83 of Mission, SD, passed away at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Thursday, April 11th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial at Grace Chapel Cemetery in Soldier Creek, SD. Survivors include: Daughters- Martha Provancial and Marlene Barnes. Son-  Cameron Provancial. Sister- Minerva Kloppel. Brothers- Gabriel Provancial and Raymond Provancial.

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

Yvonne Gothard

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Yvonne Gothard, age 78 of Valentine, NE, passed away at Cherry County Hospital on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Monday, April 8th at Crossroads Assembly of God Church in Valentine. Graveside service is at 2:00 pm Ct at Kilgore Cemetery, Kilgore, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Jack Gothard, Jr. of Valentine, NE. Children- Shawn Gothard of Hope, NM, Kate Songer of Valentine, NE, Joel Gothard of Hope, NM and Charity Turpin of Long Pine, NE. Brothers- Rick Galloway of Crookston, NE, August Galloway of Kilgore, NE and Keven Galloway of Valentine, NE.

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

Backus Elks Looks Back

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Backus Elks Looks Back, age 92 of Parmelee, SD, passed away at the Hot Springs VA Hospital on Friday, March 29, 2019. Fueral Service is at 11:00 am on Monday, April 8th at the He Dog School Gym. Burial at the White Horse Cemetery in Upper Cut Meat Community south of Parmelee. Survivors include: Wife- Caroline. Children- June Elk Looks Back, Bev Elk Looks Back, Charles Elk Looks Back, Nick Elk Looks Back, Harvey Elk Looks Back, Jackie Elk Looks Back, Vienna Elk Looks Back and Francis Richards. Sister- Theresa Sharpfish.

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

Candace Young-White Hat

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Candace Young-White Hat, age 47 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on March 30, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Thursday, April 4th at the Vetera’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St., Francis, SD. Survivors include: Husband- Conrad White Hat. Mother- Barbara Moore-Young. Brothers- Irvin Young, Jr, Louis Young and Edward Young. Sister- Jolene Red Crow.

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

Mary Sharp

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Friends and family gathering and visitation for Mary Sharp, age 73 of Valentine, NE is on Thursday, March 28, from 7 pm – 9 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Mrs. Sharp passed away on March 23rd at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Son – Buck Sharp of Valentine, NE. Sister – Susan Brickner of Valentine, NE. Brother – Howard Alberts of Ainsworth, NE.

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

Magdalena S. "Madeline" Snell

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Memorial Services for Magdalena S. “Madeline” Snell, age 103 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:30 pm at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Ainsworth. Inurnment wto follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Madeline Snell passed away Thursday, March 21st at her home in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Daughter- Janet Turner of Ainsworth, Step daughter- Karen Sorensen of Omaha, NE. Step son- John Snell of Palm Bay, Florida.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Armida JoAnn Eagle Road

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Armida JoAnn Eagle Road, age 60 of Mitchell, SD, passed away at her home on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday,  March 25th at St. Francis Comunity Building. Burial following at St. Charles Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Sister- Madonna Eagle Road of St. Francis, SD.

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

Grace Ninette Broken Leg

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Grace Ninette Broken Leg, age 91 of Parmelee, SD, passed away at Bennett County Hospital in Martin, SD on Saturday, March 15, 2019. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, March 22nd at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial is at St. Mark’s Cemetery at Lower Cut Meat Community, Parmelee, SD. Survivors include: Son- Stanley T. Broken Leg. Sister- Clara Broken Leg-Carpenter.

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

Mary Hayford

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Funeral Services for Mary Hayford, age 70 of Valentine, NE, are on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Hayford passed away on Monday, March 18th in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughters- Amy Reifers of Valentine, NE and Rose Bennett of Arkansas. Son- Steve Hayford of Oklahoma. Brother- Fred Krzyzanowski of Valentine, NE. 

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

Jimmie D. Vonheeder

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Funeral Services for Jimmie D. Vonheeder, age 88 of Ainsworth, NE, is on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 10:00 am at the United MEthodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery with Military Honors, Jim Vonheeder passed away Friday, March 15th at UnityPoint Health- St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, IA. Survivors include: Wife- Jean of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Mary Jane Vonheeder of Ainsworth, NE, Pam Scheer of Elsmere, NE and Dirk Vonheeder of Sioux  City, IA.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Bill Giroux

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Bill Giroux, age 59 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Friday, March 15, 2019. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Thursday, March 21st at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission. Burial is at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Wife- Pam Giroux of Rosebud, SD. Son- Mark Witt. Daughter- Rosie Iron Heart. Sisters- Rebecca Reynold of Albuquerque, Alice Payne of Denver, CO, Jo Colombe of Mission, SD, Carmen Storms of Mission, SD and Rose Adams of Lawton, OK.

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

Jerry Lee Merz

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Jerry Lee Merz, age 85 of Seneca, NE, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at his home near Seneca. Funeral Services are on Friday, March 15th at 1:00 pm MT at the Seneca Auditorium. Burial is in the Seneca Cemetery.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert "Bob" Gibbs

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Robert “Bob” Gibbs, age 91 of Ainsworth, NE, passed away at Parkside Manor in Stuart, NE on Friday, March 8, 2019. Memorial Services will be held in the spring. Survivors include: Sons- Shepherd Gibbs of Ainsworth, NE, Charles Gibbs of Auburn, NE and Martin Gibbs of Pascoe, WA.

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

James Howard Hazen

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James “Jim” Howard Hazen, age 88 formerly of Brownlee, NE, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the Norfolk Veterans’ Home in Norfolk, NE. Survivors include: Children- Shirley Saueressig, Steven Hazen, David Hazen, Nancy Byrd, Thomas Hazen and Timothy Hazen. Funeral Services are on Saturday, March 16th at 1:30 pm at the Brownlee Community Church in Brownlee. Burial is in the Brownlee Cemetery with Military Honors.

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements..

Sandra Ann Meyers

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Sandra Ann Meyers, age 59 of Wood, SD, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Winner Regional Hospital in Winner, SD. Funeral Service is on  Friday, March 8th at 2:00 pm at the First Christian Church in Winner, SD. Burial to follow in the Winner City Cemetery.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Elsie Bostock

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Elsie Bostock, age 76 of Gordon, NE, passed away February 22, 2019 at Gordon Countryside Care. Memorial Services will be at a later date.

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

Audrey Emery-Cordry

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Audrey Emery-Cordry, age 92 of Mission, SD, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at White River Healthcare Center. Memorial Servies will be held in the spring or summer. Survivors include: Sons- Clarence Leonard Cordry, Jr. and James Cordry. Sisters- Fern Emery-Benner, Delphine Emery-Tech and Eltine Emery-Krebs. Brother- Lester “Tiny” Emery.

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

Larry Isom

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Funeral Services for Larry “Doc” Isom, age 68 of Mullen, NE, are on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10:00 am MT at the Seneca  Auditorium, Seneca, NE. Burial with Military Honors is in the Seneca Cemetery.  Larry Isom passed away on Tuesday, February 26th. Survivors include: Wife- Nancy Isom of Mullen, NE. Children- Christina Sack of North Platte, NE, David Isom of Crete, NE and Angela Snyder of Topeka, KS. Brother Robert Isom of Las Vegas, NV. Sister- Sharon McMullen of Burwell, NE.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sophie Black Dog

Sophie Black Dog passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 2nd at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial in White Horse Cemetery at Upper Cut Meat, SD. Survivors include: Children- Melvin Smashed Ice, Alicia Black Dog, Arthur Eagle Feather, Jr., Cisco Pigney-Eagle Feather, Wamblie Eagle Feather, Chante Moran and Viola  Hieneman. Siblings- Delmer Forgets Nothing, Sr., Linda Forgets Nothing and Eugene Hollow Horn Bear,.

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

Mary Lou (Bejot) Van Doozer

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Funeral Services for Mary Lou (Bejot)  Van Doozer, age 82 of Parker, CO, are on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 1:30 pm at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth, NE. Burial to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Mary Lou Van Doozer passed away Saturday, February 23rd in her home in Parker, CO. Survivors include: Children- Gina DeArcos of Montrose, CO, Chris Van Doozer of Fruita, CO, Corey Van Doozer of Castle Pines, CO and Scott Van Doozer of Parker, CO. Siblings- Dennis Bejot of Seward, NE and Lorideen Larabee of Neligh, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Merle Dean Reiser

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Merle Dean Reiser, age 85 of Taylor, TX and formerly of Brownlee, NE, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the Seton Medical Center in Round Rock, TX. Funeral Mass is at 2:00  pm on Friday, March 1st at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylor, TX. Survivors include: Wife- Mary Ann Reiser of Taylor, TX. Children- Bob Reiser of Omaha, NE, Bill Reiser of Kearney, NE, Susan Carlson of Taylor, TX, Sherry Reiser of Hutto, TX, Mary Beth Pinkley of Cedar Park, TX and Cindy Reiser of Round Rock, TX. Siblings- Larry Reiser of Thedford, NE, Sharon Knepper of Loveland, CO and Carolyn Porath of Valentine, NE.

Providence Funeral Home in Taylor. TX is in charge of the arrangements.

Tony Joe Young

68

Tony Joe Young, age 68 of Rosebud, SD, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Friday, February 22, 2019. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 26th at the SGU Mulitpurpose Building in Mission, SD. Burial is at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. Survivors include: Children- Allen, Tonia, RaeAnn and Jared Young. Brother- Dave Young. Sister- Kathy Wooden Knife.

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

Robert Drayton Coupland

71

Robert Drayton Coupland, 71, of Beaver Crossing, Nebraska, formerly of Valentine, passed away Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at Bryan East Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 25, 2019, at the Milford United Methodist Church, in Milford, Nebraska. His is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of Beaver Crossing.

Lauber Moore Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements.

Martha M. "Bobbie" Perrin

91

Martha M. “Bobbie” Perrin, age 91 of Kearney, NE and formerly of Hyannis, NE, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Kearney Regional Hospital. Memorial Services are on Monday, February 25th at 1:00 pm at the First Church of God in Kearney. A service is also on Tuesday, February 26th at 1:00 pm MT at the Church of the Sandhills in Hyannis. Private inurnment to be at the Hyannis Cemetery. Survivors include: Daughters- Ronda Adam of Hyannis, NE, Jackie Sathre of Arvada, CO and Lynn Perrin of Kearney, NE.

Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Ann Biltoft

81

Memorial Services for Mary Ann Biltoft, age 81 of Atkinson, NE and formerly of Long Pine, NE, are on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:30 am at the St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth, NE. Inurnment to follow in the Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine, Mary Ann Biltoft passed away on Wednesday, February 13th at the Good Samaritan Society in Atkinson, NE. Survivors include: Sons- Bruce Biltoft of Atkinson, NE and Leo Biltoft of Grand Island, NE. Siblings- John Frank Brown of Grand Island, NE, Dorothy Cole of Ainsworth, NE, Helen Haskell of Ainsworth, NE, Joe Brown of Bartlesville, OK, Harry Brown of Grand Island, NE and Steve Brown of Grand Island, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ann Harvey

88

Ann Harvey, age 88, passed away in Lincoln, NE on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Rosary and Prayer Service is on Tuesday, February 19th at 7:00 pm at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Funeral is at 10:30 am on Wednesday, February 20th at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine, NE. Meal immediately following. Burial at the Harvey Ranch Cemetery north of Valentine. Survivors include: Children- Karen, Albert, Matthew, Teresa and Christian. Brothers- Merle Shelbourn and Alan Shelbourn.

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

Joseph Mack, Sr.

54

Joseph Mack, Sr., age 54 of Rapid City, SD, passed away at his home on February 13, 2019. Funeral Service is Thursday, February 21st at Fr. Paul Hall  in Mission, SD. Meal at 11:30 am followed by funeral prayers at 1:00 pm. Burial at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Sons- Jerome Mack, Archie Mack and Joseph “Jake” Mack, Jr. Brothers- Mike Whipple, Lawrence Whipple, Charles Mack, John Ludke and Andrew Ludke.

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

Bernard Lesher

61

Bernard Lesher, age 61 formerly of Valentine, NE, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Avera St. Amthony’s Hospital i O’Neill, NE. A Memorial service is at 10:00 am on Thursday, February 21st at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Inurnment is at 12:30 pm at  Hillcrest Cemetery in Thedford, NE. Survivors include: Mother- Bobbie Lesher of Valentine, NE. Brothers- Dick of Chadron, NE, Tom of Ft. Collins, CO and Ron of Mesquite, NV. Sister- Mary Ann Bostock of Valentine, NE.

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

Thomas "Butch" Larvie, III

Thomas ‘Butch’ Larvie, III of Rapid City, SD passed away at his home on Feb 10th, 2019. Funeral is at 10:00 am Monday February 18th, 2019 at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee. Burial at St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery, Parmelee. Survivors include: Sons – Damian Larvie, Devon Bordeaux & Tre Larvie and Siblings: Robin Emery, Joe Larvie, Sr., Buffy Larvie & Buzz Larvie.

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

Lois Emery

Lois Emery passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Pierre, SD. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Monday, February 18th at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Valentine, NE.Cremation will follow wiwth private inurnment in the spring at Trinity Episcopal  Cemetery in Mission, SD. Survivors include: Children- Bryan Hartman of Valentine, NE, Steve Emery of Mission, SD and Laurie Kelly of Plainview, TX. 

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

Elizabeth L "Betty" Priest

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Funeral Services for Elizabeth L. “Betty” Priest, age 87 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 10:30 am at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Burial is at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Betty Priest passed away on Tuesday, February 12th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Husband- Gerald “Jerry”  Priest of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Sharon Simonson of Ainsworth, NE, Jeri Huddle of Thedford, NE, David Priest of :ong Pine, NE and Mark Priest of Merna, NE. Sisters- Sharon Lehman of Charlotte, NC, Evelyn Smith of Valentine, NE and Reta Clark of Stanton, NE. Brother- Duane Breikreutz of Fremont, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Daniel Shelbourn

92

Daniel Shelbourn, age 92, formerly of Valentine, passed away in Pierre, SD on February 9, 2019. Funeral services are on Monday, February 18, at 10:30 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Pierre. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 9 a.m. Dan is survived by his wife Clara, children Ken Shelbourn and Nancy Shoup both of Pierre; brothers Merle Shelbourn of Jackson, MN and Alan Shelbourn of Kingston, WA; and sister Ann Harvey of Valentine, NE.

Isburg Funeral Chapel of Pierre is in charge of service arrangements.

Janelle Stone

4 months

Janelle Stone, age 4 months old, passed away at her home in Mission, SD on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Thursday, February 14th at Rosebud Lutheran Church. Burial at Epiphany Episcopal Cemetery, Old He Dog, SD.

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

Elton Hawk Wing

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Elton Hawk Wing, age 64, passed away in Sioux City, IA on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Memorial Wake is at the SGU Multipurpose Building in Mission, SD at 9:00 am with services at 2:00 pm and a meal to follow. Private scattering of cremains to be at a later date.

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

Eugene "Gene" W. James

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Eugene “Gene” W. James, age 98 of Mullen, NE, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 at the Pioneer Memorial Care Home in Mullen. Funeral Services are on Friday, February 15th at 11:00 am at the United Metodist Church in Mullen. Burial is in the Cedarview Cemetery at Mullen.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

David Larvie, Sr.

58

David Larvie, Sr., age 58 of Mission, SD, passed away at his home. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial is at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Children- Jessica Larvie, David “Duke” Larvie, Jr., Ashley Larvie Small Bear and Charlene Larvie. Siblings- Butch Larvie, Frank Larvie, Sr., Robert Larvie, Kieth Larvie and Opal Maxey.

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

Sylvester Thin Elk

85

Sylvester Thin Elk, age 85 of Mission, SD, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Firesteel Healthcare in Mitchell, SD. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 16th at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD. Burial is at Holy Family Cemetery, Mellette County, SD. Survivors include: Son- Wendell Mesteth. Sister- Tami Thin Elk. Brother- Cleveland Holy Elk Boy.

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

Bernice M. (Seier) Kuchera

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Funeral Services for Bernice M. (Seier) Kuchera, age 95 of Long Pine, NE, is on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 10:30 am at the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett, NE. Burial to follow in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Bernice Kuchera passed away Saturday, Feburary 9th at the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Sons- Mike Kuchera of Rose, NE and Terry Kuchera of Bassett, NE. Sister- Garneta Johnson of Bassett, NE.

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

Gregg Allen Johnson

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Gregg Allen Johnson, 77, of Roscoe, NE, passed away February 5, 2019 at Great Plains Health in North Platte. Funeral services are Monday, February 11, 2019 at 10:00 am at New Hope Church in Ogallala. Burial at the Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Nenzel at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.

Prairie Hills Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Don Parkhurst

92

Memorial service for Don Parkhurst, age 92 of Valentine, is on Wednesday, February 13th at 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Register book signing with family present is on Tuesday, February 12th from 5 pm – 7 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Mr. Parkhurst passed away on February 6th at the Cherry County Hospital. Survivors include: Daughters – Danita Kime of Valentine, NE, Donetta Monroe of Alaska, Son – Rob Parkhurst of Cody, NE and Sister – Deloris Hutton of Nemaha, NE.

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

Walt Witt

85

Funeral service for Walt Witt, age 85 of Valentine, is on Saturday, February 16th at 11:00 am at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Valentine. Burial will follow at the Ainsworth South Cemetery. Mr. Witt passed away February 7th at Pine View in Valentine. Survivors include: Daughter – Cathy Duncan of Valentine, Sister – Judy Mayhew of Valentine and Brothers – Robert and Dick of Valentine. 

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

Marilyn Lucinda Walking Eagle

Infant

Baby Marilyn Lucinda Walking Eagle, infant daughter of Marissa Grass Rope and Vilas Walking Eagle was stillborn Monday, February 4, 2019 in Great Falls, ND. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 9th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Mission. Surviors include: Parents- Marissa Grass Rope and Vilas Walking Eagle.

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

Charles Hackworth

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Graveside Service for Charles Hackworth, age 88 of Torrington, WY and formerly of White River, SD, is on Monday, February 11, 2019 at the White River Cemetery. Charles Hackworth passed away on Tuesday, January 29th in Torrington. Survivors include: Sister- Annie Navin of Rapid City, SD.

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

Benjamin Eagleman, Jr.

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Benjamin Eagleman, Jr., age 72, passed away at Lake Norden, SD on Friday, February 1, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, February 8th at 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.

Kenneth L. Phipps

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Kenneth L. Phipps, age 91 of Mullen, NE, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Pioneer Memorial Nursing  Home in Mullen. Funeral Servces are on Monday, February 11th at 11:00 am MT at the United Methodist Church in Mullen. Burial is in the Cedarview Cemetery at Mullen.

Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Teri H. Jefferis

61

Memorial Services for Teri H. Jefferis, age 61 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Teri Jefferis passed away on Friday, January 31st at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha, NE. Survivors include: Husband- Michael “Mick” Jefferis of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Lexa Boyer Morrison of Seneca, NE and Booker Boyer of Brady, NE. Siblings- Jinx Hedrick of Ainsworth, NE and Toni Petrie of Thedford, NE. There is no visitation as cremation has taken place.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Carol A. Sedivy

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Funeral services for Carol A. Sedivy, age 74, of Bristow, Nebraska are 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Rosedale Covenant Church in Bristow. Burial in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Bristow. Carol died Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at Niobrara Valley Hospital in Lynch, Nebraska.

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

Jacob Archabault Spotted Tail

25

Jacob Archabault Spotted Tail, age 25 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019. Funeral Service is at 3:00 pm on Monday, February 4th at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis. Burial at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include: Mother- Charlee Archabault. Father- Darwin Spotted Tail, Sr. Siblings- Precious Fawn, Stevie & Darwin, Jr. Spotted Tail and Erica, Jason, Adrian & Debbie Archabault.

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

Joseph Michael Marshall

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Joseph Michael Marshall, age 86, passed away at White River Healthcare Center in White River, SD on Monday, January 28, 2019. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, February 1st at the Veteran’s Building in Rosebud, SD with a meal immediately following. Burial at the RST Veteran Cemetery. north of Mission in Melette County, SD.

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

Florence Deaver

96

Florence Deaver, age 96 of Martin, SD, passed away at the Martin Community Hospital on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm MT on Thursday, January 31st at the American Legiono in Martin. Burial to follow at Martin Community Cemetery. Survivors include: Children- Dwight Deaver of Martin, SD and Cindy Deaver of Martin, SD.

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

Harold Standing Bear

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Harold Standing Bear, age 54 of Norris, SD, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am o Friday, February 1st at Ben Looking White Memorial Hall in Norris. Burial at St. Paul Episcopal  Cemetery north of Norris.

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

Randel Anderson

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Former pastor of the United Methodist Church in Valentine, NE, Randel Anderson of Norfolk, NE, passed away at his home in Norfolk on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Services for Randel Anderson are at First Christian Church in Norfolk at 10:30 am on Monday, January 28th. Burial is at Woodlawn Cemetery in Wausa, NE on Tuesday, January 29th at 2:00 pm followed  by lunch at the Covenant Church in Wausa.

Janice Menard

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Janice Menard, age 66 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Funeral and final viewing is at 10:00 am on Friday, January 25th at the Antelope Community Building in Mission, SD. Private family inurnment at a later date. Survivors include: Children- Lisa Homan, Clay Cox, Daniel Menard and Nancy Shaw.

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

Asher Reifers

22 months

Memorial Service for Asher Reifers, age 22 months of Valentine, NE, is on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10:00 am at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Valentine. Asher passed away on Sunday, January 20th at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Parents- Michael Reifers and Mikkia Rabago. Grandparents- Tito & Jennifer Rabago, Chris & Amy Reifers and Tanya Fleury.

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

Eugene Comes From War

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Eugene Comes From War, age 67, passed away at Rapid City Regional Hospital on January, 19, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 26th at the He Dog Community Building. Burial at the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Veteran Cemetery north of Mission.

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

Nikki Jones

25

Nikki Jones, age 25 of Sioux Falls, SD passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Friday, January 25th at Fr. Paul Hall in Mission, SD. Burial at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission. Survivors include: Father- Whitney Jones. Mother- Shannon Kills Enemy. Children- Amari and Nova  Rain. Sisters- Rebecca, Whitney, Nena and Reecee Jones.

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

Vicky Eklund

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Vicky Eklund, age 71 of Valentine, NE, passed away at her home on Monday, January 21, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 28th at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Valentine. Burial is at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Husband- Bernard Eklund of Valentine, NE. Sons- Tony Eklund of Valentine, NE and Jarred Eklund of Lincoln, NE. Brothers- Ron Regan of Loveland, CO, Clark Regan of Gilette, WY and Henry Regan of Moorcroft, WY. Sister- LaDonna Pickinpaugh of Riverton, WY.

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

Ina Yellow Hawk

80

Ina Yellow Hawk, age 80 of St, Francis, SD, passed away at White River Health Care Center on January 21, 2019. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 26th at St. Francis Community Hall. Burial is at Star Cemetery southwest of St. Francis. Survivors include: Sons- John Yellow Hawk, Dean Yellow Hawk and Thomas “Bubba” Yellow Hawk, Jr.

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

Abby Novotny

Abby Novotny, 47, of Valentine, NE passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2019 at her home in Valentine. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 10:00AM at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Winner, SD. Burial will follow in the Winner City Cemetery. Survivors include her children JaieCie Knodell, Omaha, NE, Jayd Knodell, Mission, SD and Madelyn Hanson of Winner. She is also survived by her sisters, Wendy Smith of Piedmont, SD, Keli Bultsma of Scottsdale, AZ, and Jodi Jaye Crandall of Rapid City, SD.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of service arrangements for Abby Novotny.

Clifford Curtis Andre

Memorial Services for Clifford Curtis Andre of Morrison, CO and formerly of Cherry County, NE,  are on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm MT at Community Bible Church in Bayard, NE. Interment at a later date at High Butte Cemetery, McGrew, NE. Cliff Andre passed away on Friday, January 11th at Littleton Adventist Hospital in Littleton, CO. Survivors include: Wife- Claire Wise of Morrison, CO. Children- Roger Andre of Yuba City, CA, John Andre of Morrill, NE and Caleta Lewis of Ashby, NE.

Joe Arroyo

60

Joe Arroyo, age 60 of Valentine, NE, passed away in Valentine on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 21st at St. Agnes Hall in Parmelee, SD. Burial is at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cemetery.  Survivors include: Children- Michael Arroyo and Martina  Arroyo. Sivlings- Lindee Miller, Lora Keeler Reifel and Irma Keeler.
 
Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Ben Kitteaux

50

Ben Kitteaux “Lil Ben”, age 50 of Milwaukee, WI, passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Funeral Service is at 11:00 am on Monday, January 21st at the Rosebud Community Building, Rosebud, SD. Burial is at Advent Cemetery in Mosher, SD. Survivors include: Children- Benjamin, Samantha, Anthony and Charlie Kitteaux. Mother- Olivia Kitteaux Leader Charge. Siblings- Ramona Larvie, Cara Roubideaux-Dragg, Pearl Roubideaux and Rondell Roubideaux.
 
Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Lucille Combs

94

Lucille Combs, age 94 of Valentine, NE, passed away in Blair, NE on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Funeral Mass is at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 26th at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine. Burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Sons- Gary Combs and Larry Combs.
 
Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Viola Deutsch

95

Viola Deutsch, age 95, passed away at Pineview Good Samaritan Center in Valentine, NE on Monday, January 14, 2019. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 22nd at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Valentine. Burial is at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Survivors include: Jeannie Beman of Valentine, NE and Pat Young of Valentine, NE. Son- Larry Deutsch of Idaho. Sister- Phyllis Fernen of Spearfish, SD.
 
Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Bill Eastman

80

Bill Eastman, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Funeral Service is on Saturday, January 19th at He Dog Community Building, He Dog, SD at 2:00 pm. Memorial meal is at Noon. Burial is at the Epiphany Episcopal Cemetery in Old He Dog, SD.
 
Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements.

Kenneth H. Chase

89

Funeral Services for Keneth H. Chase, age 89 of Elsmere, NE, are on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Elsmere Bible Church. Lunch will immediately follow services then graveside services are at 1:30 pm in the Prudum Cemetery. Ken Chase passed away on Friday, January 11th at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Jackie Vavalee of Burwell, NE, Julie Chase of Elsmere, NE and Patty Shoemaker of Elsmere, NE. Sister- Erma Davis of Merriman, NE.
 
Hoch Funeral Home of Ainsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Dick Green

92

Dick Green, age 92 of Valentine, NE, passed away at Pineview Good Samaritan Center in Valentine on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Memorial Service is at 10:30 am Thursday, January 17th at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine. Recption immediately following. Survivors include: Daughters- Cheryl Shelbourn of Bismark, ND, Brenda Borer of Valentine, NE and Alicia Gordon of Warren, PA. 
 
Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine is in charge of the arrangements. 

Lonna Dubs

52

Lonna Dubs, age 52 of Ashby, NE, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the Ambassador Care Center in Lincoln, NE. Memorial services are on Saturday, January 12th at 1:30 pm MT at the Shepherd of the Hill Church in Hyannis, NE. Burial is at the Hyannis Cemetery.. Survivors include: Parents- Arthur and Carol Dubs of Ashby, NE. Brothers- Dwyane Dubs of Ashby, NE, Robert Dubs of North Platte, NE, Mick Dubs of Ashby, NE, Loren Dubs of Ashby, NE, Thomas Dubs of Alba, NE and David Dubs of West Virginia. Sisters- Artis Hicks of Mullen, NE, Robyn Standage of Paxton, NE and Meladi Roseberry of Sidney, NE.
 
Mullen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Francis E. Bejot

84

Funeral Services for Francis E. Bejot, age 84 of Ainsworth, NE, are on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. Burial is at the Ainsworth Cemetery. Francis Bejot passed away on Monday, January 7th at the Brown County HJospital in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Melba Bejot of Ainsworth, NE. Children- Cindy Price of Nashville, TN, Steve Bejot of Ainsworth, NE, Tom Bejot of Ainsworth, NE and Terry Bejot of Lincoln, NE. Siblings- Dennis Bejot of of Sewar, NE, MaryLou Van Doozer of Denver, CO and Lorideen Larabee of Neligh, NE.
 
Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Kenneth E. Giles

79

Funeral Services for Kenneth E. Giles, age 79 of Elsmere, NE, is on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Elsmere Bible Church in Elsmere. Burial to follow in the Giles Cemetery at Elsmere. Kenneth Giles passed away on Monday, January 7th at his home in Elsmere. Survivors include: Wife- Ardis Giles of Elsmere, NE. Children- Julie McFadden of Elsmere, NE and Richard Giles of Halsey, NE. Siblings- Yvonne Cox of Purdum, NE, Ryland Giles of  Ceresco, NE, Vicky Terwilliger of McCook, NE and Barbara Nilson of Springview, NE.
 
Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tina Mills

59

Memorial Services for Tina Mills, age 59 of Gordon, NE, are on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Gordon. Tina Mills passed away on Saturday, January 5th at her home.
 
Chamerlain-Pier Funeral Home in Gordon is in charge of the arrangements.

Donna Dee Jackson

88

Donna Dee Jackson, age 88, passed away at the Bennett County Nursing Home in Martin, SD on January 6, 2019. Funer Service is at 11:00 am MT on Wednesday, January 9th at Lindsey Memorial Presbyterian Church in Martin, SD with a light luncheon immediately following. Committal service is at 2:00 pm MT at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Cody, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Peggy Fralick of Martin, SD and Kathy Helvey of Buzby, MT. Sisters- Shirley Claussen of Martin, SD and Marilyn Brooks of Rapid City, SD. Brother- Marvin Farmer of Rapid  City, SD. 
 
Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Evelyn Rose Kinzer

90

Funeral Services for Evelyn Rose Kinzer, age 90 of Gregory, SD, are on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Berean Church in Gregory. Burial to follow in the Colome City Cemetery. Evelyn Kinzer passed away at the Avera Gregory Hospital on Monday, December 31, 2018.
 
Kotrba-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jack Bachelor

66

Memorial Service for Jack Bachelor, age 66 of Valentine, NE, is on Friday, January 4, 2018, at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Jack Bachelor passed away on Monday, December 24th in Omaha, NE. Survivors include: Mother- Edith Bachelor of Valentine, NE. Daughters- Jodi Hanshew of Valentine, NE and Jill ANderson of Elm Creek, NE. Son- Aubrey Bachelor of Pleasant Dale, NE.
 
Sandoz Chapel of the Pines is in charge of the arrangements.

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