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Zelda M. Moore

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Funeral service for Zelda M. Moore age 82 of Ainsworth is on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 10:00 at the Church of Nazarene in Ainsworth. Burial is to follow in the Ainsworth Cemetery. Zelda Moore passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Daughters: Charlotte (Greg) Wales and Sherry (Rick) Buoy all of Ainsworth, Sister: Mary Keim of Bassett, 4 Grandchildren and 10 Great-Grandchildren, Sisters-in-law: Sheila Yenglin of Fort Collins, CO and Darlene Reilly of Valentine, along with nieces and nephews and other family members. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care Facility or to the Church of Nazarene in her name. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.hochfuneralhome.com

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Ardith Mardell (Hale/Bauer) Morton

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Ardith Mardell (Hale/Bauer) Morton passed away May 10,2022, in her home in Cheney, WA at the age of 95. Ardith’s celebration is at the Eli Church at 2:00pm MT on August 23, 2022, in Eli NE. The graveside service is at Connelly Flats south of Eli, NE after the service. Ardith is survived by her children Michael Bauer of Yakima, Lynda Matz of Cheney WA, Nola Prevost of Vancouver, WA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations for Connelly Flats Cemetery upkeep, can be sent to Lorraine Eatherton, P.O. Box 905, Atkinson, NE 68713.

 

Alan G. Green

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Alan G. Green age 83 of Valentine, NE and formerly of White River, SD passed away on July 2, 2022 at the Winner Regional Hospital in Winner, SD. The memorial service for Mr. Green is on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 11:00am at the White River Community Event Center in White River. Inurnment is to follow at the White River Cemetery. Survivors include Wife- Sandy Green, Son- Bill Green, Daughter- Tess Canet.

Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine is entrusted with service arrangements.

 

Gregg Earl Harris

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Gregg Earl Harris, age 67, passed away on August 3, 2022, in Watonga, OK. A graveside memorial service will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery at 10:30 am on Monday, August 29th. Survivors include Brothers: Douglas Blaine(Marge) Harris of Lincoln, NE, Mike (Mary) McCrary of Valentine , Sister: Kim McCrary (Perry) Shaul of Valentine, Daughters: Amy (Todd) Phillips of Stroud, OK and Michele(Don) Detrick of Moore, OK, Grandchildren: Cody Belger, Savannah (Brennan)Fanning, and great grandson Palmer.  He is also survived by his many nieces and nephews and relatives in the Valentine area

Wilkinson Mortuary of Watonga, OK will be taking care of the arrangements

 

Walt Carstens

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Funeral Service for Walt Carstens, age 75 of Crookston, NE, is on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 11:00 am at Zion Lutheran Church in Valentine, NE. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Walt Carstens passed away Monday, August 2nd at his home in Crookston. Survivors include: Daughter- Tammy Watson of Kearney, NE. Son- Kenny Carstens of Crookston, NE., Brother- Marvin Carstens of Sioux Falls, SD. Sister- Katherine Hobden of Colorado.

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

 

Paige Fisher

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Paige Fisher, age 27 of Horse Creek Community, passed away July 31st in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral service is on Saturday August 6th, 2022 at the Horse Creek Community Building. Burial to follow at the White River Cemetery. Survivors include Mother: Allison Thin Elk, Children: Braylynn Blaze, Nora Rayne, Isaac Storm, Noah Jay, Sisters: Riannon and Nikki Thin Elk.

Holmes Funeral Home will handle the arrangements.

 

Carroll Eugene "Gene" Turpin

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Gene Turpin age 73 passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett. Funeral service is on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 10:00am in St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett. Burial to follow at the Willowdale Cemetery northwest of Newport with military honors by Bassett American Legion Post #123. Survivors include: Wife: Kathy Turpin of Bassett. Son: Jamie Turpin and wife, Carol of Bassett. Daughter: Shandra Kurpgeweit and husband, Chris of Leigh, NE. 3-Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren. Brother: Kenneth Turpin and wife, Milinda of Newport. Sister-in-law: Monica Turpin of Bassett. Brother-in-law: Steve Ohde and wife, Carrie of Wolbach, NE. Along with nieces, nephews and other family members. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to the Rock County High School Scholarship Foundation in Gene’s name. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.hochfuneralhome.com. The family asks that those attending services to please wear casual attire. 

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

George G. Brock

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Memorial Service for George G. Brock age 78 of Raymond, Mississippi former Bassett, Nebraska resident is on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 9:30am in the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. Inurnment to follow in the Taylor, Nebraska Cemetery with military honors by members of the Taylor VFW and Burwell American Legion Posts. George Brock passed away July 8, 2022 in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Survivors include: Children- John W. Brock of Omaha, NE, Wendy (Andy) Znamenacek of Grand Island, NE, George (Amber) Brock Jr. of Raymond, Mississippi, Donald (Mary) Freeman of Ozark, Missouri, Gary Freeman of Lincoln, NE, Sally Freeman and Mike Willliams of Winter Park, Florida. Sister: Sharron Jones and friend Ralph Hoxworth of Alliance, NE, Brother: John (Kay) Brock also of Alliance. Along with numerous Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, and other family members. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to the VFW Heroes program at https:heroes.vfw.org in memory of George or memorials may be sent to the family the George Brock Family PO Box 33 Raymond, MS 39154. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.hochfuneralhome.com.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Bernard (Barney) Ross

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Bernard (Barney) Ross, 86, of rural Millboro, SD passed away on Sunday, July 24th, 2022 at the Winner Regional Long Term Care Center in Winner, SD. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 30th, 2022 at 10:30am at the Immaculate conception Catholic Church in Winner, SD. Survivors include: Wes Ross family, Shane and Kathy Ross family from Winner, SD, Travis Ross.

Mason Funeral home of Winner SD will handle arrangements for Barney Ross.

 

Lariya Aquallo

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Lariya Aquallo, 10 month old infant daughter of Essence Spotted Tail and Donald Aquallo, Jr., passed away in Rapid City on July 24th. Funeral service is at 2pm Saturday, July 30, 2022 at St. Francis Community Building. Burial is in St. Charles Cemetery, St. Francis

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine will handle services for Lariya Aquallo.

CarolJean Garland

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Graveside service for CarolJean Garland, age 78 of Grand Island, NE and formerly of Valentine will be held Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 11:00 am at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Mrs. Garland passed away on July 23, 2022 in Grand Island. Survivors include: Husband- Jerry of Grand Island, Son- Steve of Simpsonville, KY, Daughter- Marci Earll of Grand Island, Sister- Barb Scallan of West Monroe, LA.

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

Nellie Gentry

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Graveside Service for Nellie Gentry, age 96 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 10:00 am at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Nellie Gentry passed away on Friday, July 22nd in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Daughter- Sandy Sayer of North Platte, NE.

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

Denise Gabriel

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Denise Gabriel, age 55, passed away at Rosebud Hospital on Thursday, July 14th. Funeral is at 3pm Thursday July 21st, 2022 at the Parmelee Community Building. Burial is at Holy Innocents Cemetery, Parmelee. Survivors include: 4 Children: Julian, Justin, Jillian, and Jeremy, 3 sisters: Gayla, Joni, and Ursula Gabriel.

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

Stan Cady

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Stan Cady, age 83 of Valentine, passed away at Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth on July 16th. Funeral is at 1:30 Friday July 22, 2022 at the Crossroads Assembly of God Church in Valentine. Burial is at Mt Hope Cemetery, Valentine. Survivors include: Wife-Carol Cady of Valentine, NE, Siblings- Delia Stetter of Valentine, NE and Duane Cady of Lakeview, SD.

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

John Thomas Iron She

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John Thomas Iron Shell, age 31 of Mission, SD, passed away Friday, July 15, 2022. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Thursday, July 21st at Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission. Inurnment at a later date. Survivors include: Children- Brendon and Sophia Iron Shell. Parents- Patricia Iron Shell and John L. Iron Shell, Jr. Sister- Gabrielle Iron Shell.

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

Vernie Reagle

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Memorial Service for Vernie Reagle, age 77 of Valentine, NE, is on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 3:00 pm at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Inurnment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Vernie Reagle passed away on Friday, July 15th in Stuart, NE. Survivors include: Daughters- Kim Epke of Valentine, NE and Kelli Springer of Riverside, IA. Son- Michael Reagle of Garden city, KS. Sister- Arlene Murphy of Arizona. Brother- Eldon Reagle of Valentine, NE.

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

Mary F. Fleming

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Memorial Services for Mary F. Fleming, age 91 of Valentine, NE, are pending at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Mary Fleming passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in O’Neill, NE. Services are at a later date. Survivors include: Son- Richard of Grand Prairie, TX. Daughter- Pam Shelbourn of Elkhorn, NE. 

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

Anthony Hero

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Anthony Hero, age 37 of Mission, SD, passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on July 8, 2022. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 16th at the Antelope Community Building in Mission, SD. Burial is in St. Mary’s Garden in Wood, SD.  Survivors include: Parents- Noah Hero and Lisa Brave. Children- Kaidon, Yavera, Trenton and Zach Roubideaux and Coriann, Karmela, Giana and Gionni Hero. Siblings- Jacob Siers, Sr., Grover Siers, Cari Shaw, Josh Kindle, Charlee Kindle, Michelle Uvalles and Keisha Johnson.

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

Roger W. Keisler

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A Memorial Service for Roger W. Keisler, age 53 of Ainsworth, NE, is at 2:00 pm o Sunday, July 17, 2022 at Keller State Park northeast of Ainsworth. Roger Keisler passed away June 4th in Ainsworth. Survivors include: Wife- Lisa of Ainsworth, NE. Son- Chris Sease  of Ainsworth, NE. Mother- Vonnie Keisler of Lexington, SC. Brothers- Steve Keisler and Randy Keisler, both of Lexington, SC.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Karl Busch

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Karl Busch, age 87 of Valentine, NE, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2022 at his home. Funeral Services are at 3:00 pm on Friday, July 22nd  at the United Methodist Church in Valentine.

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gladyx Faye Kramer

Gladys Faye Kramer, formerly Gladys Anderson, passed away in Winner, SD on Thursday, July 7, 2022.  A private family service will be held at a future date. 

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Clairene Tucker

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Clairene Tucker, age 89 of Lakeview, SD, passed away at her home on Monday, July 4, 2022. Services are on Saturday, July 9th- 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Lunch served at Baptist Tiospaye Church south of  Mission, SD. with a 2::00 pm Funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church in Mission. Burial to follow at St. Agnes Cemetery, Lakeview, SD. Survivors include: Daughter- Linda Szabo. Son- Sandy Tucker.

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

Alan G. Green

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Memorial Service for Alan G. Green, age 83 of Valentine, NE and formerly of White River, SD, are pending at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Alan Green passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at the Winner Regional Hospital in Winner, SD. Service is at a later date. Survivors include: Wife- Sandy Green. Son- Bill Green, Daughter- Tess Canet.

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

Willard Hollopeter

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Funeral service for Willard Hollopeter, age 87 of Valentine, is Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial will follow at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake, NE. Mr. Hollopeter passed away on July 1 at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine. Survivors include: Wife – Mary of Valentine, NE, Son – Ken of Valentine, NE, Daughter – Julie Owens of Wood Lake, NE, and Sister – Wilma Hackney of North Platte, NE.

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

Gary George Green

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Funeral Service for Gary George Green, age 77 of Bassett, NE, is on Thursday,. June 30, 2022 at 10:30 am in the Bassett United Methodist Church. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. Gary Green passed away Monday, June 27th at his home in Bassett. Survivors include: Wife- Jennifer Green of Bassett, NE. Daughters-Kalah Bergmann of Gretna, NE and Casey Magary of Bassett, NE. Brothers- Harold Green of Los Olivos, CA and James Green of Wetumpka, AL.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Delbert Dean Fullerton

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Delbert Dean Fullerton, age 90 of Gothenburg, NE and formerly of Cody, Ne, passed away November 4, 2021 at Hilltop Estates.  Graveside Services are on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Cody, NE at 2:00 pm CT. 

Blase-Strausser Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Merlin Osburn

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Merlin Osburn, age 83 of Center, TX, passed away Friday, June 10, 2022 in Center. Funeral Service is at 10:00 am on Wednesday, June 15th at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Burialwill follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center. Survivors include: Wife- Phyllis Ann Osburn of Center, NE. Daughter- Julie N. O’Neal of Boise, ID. Son- Mitchell Osburn of Bryan, TX.

Watson & Sons is in charge of the arrangements.

Edith M. Keller

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A Memorial Service for Edith M. Keller, age 97 of Bassett, NE, is on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 10:30 am in the Bassett Methodist Church. Inurnment to follow in the Newport Cemetery, Newport, NE. Edith Keller passed away February 24, 2022 at the rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett. Survivors include: Sons- Jim Keller of Newport, NE and richard Keller of Johnstown, Ne.Daughters- Ruth Keys of Lincoln, NE.

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Barb Renning

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Funeral Service for Barb Renning, age 83 of Valentine, Ne, is on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial is at a later date at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD. Barb Renning passed away on Saturday, June 4th in Laurel, NE. Survivors include: Sons- David of Valentine, NE and Michael of Emerson, NE. Daughter- Sara Ferguson of Wood Lake, NE.

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

Harley Sazue, Jr.

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Harley Sazue, Jr., age 45 of Antelope, SD, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2022 in rosebud, SD. Funeral Service is at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 3rd at O’Kreek School Gym. Inurnment to be at a later date. Survivors include: Wife- Kristen A. Thin Elk. Parents- Harley Lambert Sazue, Sr. and Carmen Hicks-Storms. Son- Cole Sazue. Sisters- Anna Sazue, Misty Hicks McDaniel and Brenda Herman. Brothers- Carl Hicks and Bernard Herman.

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

Byron Wright

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Byron Wright, age 63 of Mission, SD, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022 in Rosebud, SD. Funeral Service is at 3:00 pm on Saturday, May 28th at St. Charles Borromeo Church in St. Francis, SD. Burial is in the Wright Cemetery. Survivors include: Wife- Crystal Brave-Wright. Children- Brandon, Jacob, Theodore, Joseph, Colt Erin & Mareca. Siblings- Clayton Wright, Jr., Carol Wright, Clifford Wright, Edward Wright and Tanya Wright-Haskell.

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

Crash Colombe

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Crash Colombe, age 20 of Mission, SD, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022 in Mission, SD. Funeral Service is at 1:00 pm on Monday, May 30th at Bishop Jones Building in Mission. Burial at St. Phillip/ St. James Cemetery. Survivors include: Parents- Ty Colombe and Kim Kearns. Siblings- Alyssa Sharp Butte and Kristina Colombe.

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

Dora Chasing Hawk

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Dora Chasing Hawk, age 40 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022 in Rapid City, SD. Funeral is at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 3rd at St. Francis Community Hall. Burial is at St. Charles Cemetery. Survivors include: Son- Charles Chasing Hawk. Sister- Kassandra Chasing Hawk.

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

Ralph Eatinger

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Funeral Service for Ralph Eatinger, age 82 of Thedford, NE, is on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the United Church of Christ in Thedford. Burial to follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Thedford. Ralph Eatinger passed away on Monday, May 23rd at Linden Court in North Platte, NE. Survivors include: Brother Byron of Thedford, NE.

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

Kevin Red Tomahawk

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Kevin red Tomahawk, age 66 of St. Francis, SD, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022 in Clearwater, NE. Funeral and Final Viewing is at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 21st at the St. Francis Community Center. Inurnment at a later date. Survivors include: Children Karlena Huezo, Kelly Red Tomahawk and Kayla Guerue. Sister- Stella White Hat.

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

Delores Burgess

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Delores Burgess, age 90 of North Platte, NE, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022 in North Platte. Private family memorial service is pending at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines. Survivors include: son- Rick of North Platte, NE. Daughter- Tonia Kinghorn of Swan Valley, ID.

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

Thomas E. Collin

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

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Twila Springer

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

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

Henry Selwin, Sr.

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

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

Glen Janis

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

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

Lorraine Ballard

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

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

Mitch McIntire

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

Lt. Col. Jack Davey

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

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

Lana S. Higgins

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

Jeffrey Shot With Two Arrows

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

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Timothy Murray

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

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Irma Jean Radant

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

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Doris A. "Dorie" Hughes

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

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

Irene Kaufman

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

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

Marilyn Bishop

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

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

Jackie Grace

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

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

Delores K. Stec

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

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

Kelle McIntosh

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

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

Jennifer Leigh Grassrope

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

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

Kathryn Ann Blea

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

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

Nancy Elaine Bauer

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

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

Dale 'Joon' Bad Hand, Jr.

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

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

George Kamas

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

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

Raymond E. Norton

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

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

Justin Albert

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

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dean Colburn

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

LaVonne Valburg

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

Myrna Stewart

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

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

 

Mary Little Thunder/ Small Bear

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

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Toy Medicine Eagle

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

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Dale E. Billings

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

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Patrick Douglas 'Doug' Crouse

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

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Justin Redday, Sr.

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

Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Agnes M. Richstein

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

Hoch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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