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  • Mercedes F. (Burrows) Johnson Obituary Photo
    Mercedes F. (Burrows) Johnson, 95 Johnstown, Nebraska

    November 5, 1921 - September 16, 2017

    Mercedes (Burrows) Johnson life story; Mercedes Florene Burrows was born in rural Sterling, Nebraska on November 5, 1921. Her parents were Earl and Mabel (Culp) Burrows. She had one older brother, Durward. The family...


  • Gene Arthur Schlueter Obituary Photo
    Gene Arthur Schlueter, 77 Wood Lake, Nebraska

    May 17, 1940 - September 10, 2017

    Gene Arthur Schlueter, 77, died on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at his home, southwest of Wood Lake, Nebraska. Gene was born May 17, 1940 in Valentine, Nebraska, to Arthur LeRoy and Aileen Harriet (Petersen) Schlueter. ...


  • Elmer R. Sharp Obituary Photo
    Elmer R. Sharp, 91 Long Pine, Nebraska

    April 29, 1926 - September 7, 2017

    Elmer Ray Sharp, 91 of Long Pine, Nebraska, died on September 7, 2017 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, Nebraska. Elmer and his twin sister, Elnora were the last of five children born on April 29, 1926, to Lewis...


  • Lyle  J. "Jack" Jones Obituary Photo
    Lyle J. "Jack" Jones, 93 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    December 25, 1923 - September 3, 2017

    Lyle "Jack" Jones was born north of Ainsworth on December 25, 1923 to John and Mary (Waits) Jones, the youngest of 10 children. Jack graduated from high school in Ainsworth, NE. He entered US Army-Infantry September...


  • Elmer W. Andersen Obituary Photo
    Elmer W. Andersen, 99 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    April 19, 1918 - August 28, 2017

    Elmer Woodrow Andersen was born April 19, 1918 and was 99 years old when he passed away August 28, 2017 in the Sandhills Care Center, Ainsworth Nebraska. He was born on a ranch near Elsmere, Nebraska to Jens and...


  • Paul E. Josoff Obituary Photo
    Paul E. Josoff, 74 Long Pine, Nebraska

    March 6, 1943 - August 22, 2017

    Paul E. Josoff passed away peacefully at his home on August 22, 2017. Paul was born March 6, 1943 in Omaha Nebraska. He is the eldest of five children born to Ruby (Grinnell) and Eli Josoff. He graduated from Omaha...


  • Esther L. Zeigler Obituary Photo
    Esther L. Zeigler, 95 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    March 1, 1922 - August 20, 2017

    Esther Laura Augusta Zeigler, 95, of Ainsworth, Nebraska passed away August 20, 2017 at Rock County Hospital Long Term Care in Bassett, Nebraska. Esther was born at her grandmother's house, in Ainsworth, Nebraska to...


  • Gene  A. Allen Obituary Photo
    Gene A. Allen, 80 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    January 31, 1937 - August 19, 2017

    Gene A. Allen, age 80, was born to Martha (Farris) and Clarence Allen on January 31, 1937, in Ainsworth, Nebraska. He departed this life and entered into the gates of Heaven on August 19, 2017. Gene was baptized and...


  • William Arden  "Arden" Stech Obituary Photo
    William Arden "Arden" Stech, 92 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    March 19, 1925 - August 8, 2017

    William Arden Stech passed away on August 8, 2017 in the Rock County Hospital Long Term Care at Bassett, Nebraska. Arden was born on March 19, 1925 to John and Jessie Fay (Childs) Stech of Powell, Wyoming. His family...


  • Michael Kurtz "Mick" Clapper Obituary Photo
    Michael Kurtz "Mick" Clapper, 71 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    August 24, 1945 - July 29, 2017

    Retired Major Michael Kurtz Clapper "Mick" passed away at his home in Ainsworth, Nebraska July 29, 2017. Mick was born in Omaha, Nebraska to Jack and Francina (Kurtz) Clapper on August 24, 1945. He joined the United...


  • Alfred E. "Al" "Shippy" Schipporeit Obituary Photo
    Alfred E. "Al" "Shippy" Schipporeit, 87 Broken Bow (formerly of Brewster), Nebraska

    May 21, 1930 - July 26, 2017

    Alfred Ernest "Shippy" Schipporeit, age 87, passed away July 26, 2017 at Brookstone View in Broken Bow, Nebraska. Al was born on the Schipporeit Ranch north of Brewster, Nebraska in German Valley, May 21, 1930 to...


  • Richard John Seadore Obituary Photo
    Richard John Seadore, 22 Long Pine, Nebraska

    April 17, 1929 - Unknown

    Richard John Seadore was born April 17, 1929, at Stamford, Jackson County, South Dakota to John and Ella Seadore. He was the first living child of a family of 10. At a young age his parents moved him to Milaca,...


  • Jerry M. Focken Obituary Photo
    Jerry M. Focken, 62 Long Pine, Nebraska

    January 8, 1955 - July 17, 2017

    Jerry Myron Focken, was born at Atkinson, Nebraska on January 8, 1955, to Don and Beulah (Brainard) Focken. He was the third of five children. Jerry attended Kirkwood Country School north of Newport, Nebraska and...


  • June D. (Snelson) Kelly Obituary Photo
    June D. (Snelson) Kelly, 90 Randolph (formerly of Ainsworth), Nebraska

    February 10, 1927 - July 14, 2017

    June Kelly was born on February 10, 1927 at Ewing, Nebraska to Emel and Iva (Goodwin) Snelson. She graduated from Long Pine, Nebraska on May of 1944. June was married to Paul Laughead in 1945, and two children were...


  • Brian D. "Fuzzy" Gaskins Obituary Photo
    Brian D. "Fuzzy" Gaskins, 55 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    March 18, 1962 - June 21, 2017

    Brian Dean Gaskins was born on March 18, 1962 in Ainsworth, Nebraska. His parents were Orville and Opal (Allen) Gaskins. Brian passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at his home west of Ainsworth at the age of 55 years...


  • Carlean Mae (Nordstrom) Stern Obituary Photo
    Carlean Mae (Nordstrom) Stern, 80 Winner (formerly of Johnstown, NE.), South Dakota

    March 30, 1937 - June 13, 2017

    Carlean Mae Stern was born a twin on March 30, 1937 to Eddie and Alta (Burdick) Nordstrom at Winner, South Dakota. She and her twin brother Carl, had an older brother, Edward, and a younger brother, Robert. She left to...


  • Louise Ann (Weber) "LouAnn" Williams Obituary Photo
    Louise Ann (Weber) "LouAnn" Williams, 80 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    May 26, 1937 - June 12, 2017

    Louise Ann "LouAnn" (Weber) Williams was born at home on May 26, 1937 in Butte, Nebraska to Minnie (Tiefenthaler) Weber and Raymond J. Weber. She passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at Great Plains Regional Medical...


  • George M.  Hipke Obituary Photo
    George M. Hipke, 101 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    November 26, 1915 - May 16, 2017

    George Hipke passed away Tuesday, May 16th at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth, at the age of 101. George Maurice Hipke was born Nov. 26, 1915 at Clarks, Nebraska, the third of eleven children born to Roy William...


  • James A. "Jim"  Carr Obituary Photo
    James A. "Jim" Carr, 82 Springview, Nebraska

    March 1, 1935 - May 10, 2017

    James "Jim" Amaniuel Carr was born on March 1,1935 in Springview, Nebraska to Fred and Edna Lucille (Boshart) Carr. He joined an older brother, John. Jim grew up in the Springview area, graduating from Keya Paha High...


  • Audrey E. (Brewer) Christensen Obituary Photo
    Audrey E. (Brewer) Christensen, 90 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    April 28, 1927 - May 1, 2017

    Audrey Ellen (Brewer) Christensen was born on April 28, 1927 in Ainsworth, Nebraska to Bertha C. (Roach) and Lloyd H. Brewer. When she was nine years old the family moved to Forest Grove, Oregon due to her father's ill...


  • Evelyn L. (Irwin) Allen Obituary Photo
    Evelyn L. (Irwin) Allen, 84 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    September 9, 1932 - April 29, 2017

    Evelyn Louise (Irwin) Allen was born on September 9, 1932 at Ainsworth, Nebraska to Mark and Rachel (Wigent) Irwin. She graduated from Ainsworth High School in 1950 and went on to teach one year at a rural school. ...


  • Karen M. "Peg"  Raymond Obituary Photo
    Karen M. "Peg" Raymond, 77 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    February 2, 1940 - April 25, 2017

    Karen Margaret "Peg" Raymond was the youngest of three daughters born to Thora (Heggelund) and Bateson Kimball, on February 2, 1940, in Gregory, South Dakota. She graduated from Gregory High School in 1958 and the...


  • Jessica Tate (Hempel) Anderson Obituary Photo
    Jessica Tate (Hempel) Anderson, 43 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    April 3, 1974 - April 20, 2017

    Jessica Tate (Hempel) Anderson, age 43 of Ainsworth, Nebraska, passed away April 20, 2017, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Nebraska. She was born April 3, 1974, in Ainsworth, Nebraska, to Richard and...


  • Marilyn F. (Hawks) Krause Obituary Photo
    Marilyn F. (Hawks) Krause, 87 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    December 22, 1929 - April 20, 2017

    Marilyn F. (Hawks) Krause was born December 22, 1929 to Phillip and Bertha (Ward) Hawks near Elgin, Nebraska. Marilyn passed away on April 20, 2017 at the Sandhills Care Center at the age of 87 years. As many fathers...


  • Ronnie Nicole Porter Obituary Photo
    Ronnie Nicole Porter, 35 Ainsworth, Nebraska

    July 1, 1981 - April 17, 2017

    Ronnie Nicole Porter "Pooh Bear" This is not a normal obituary, for it is written for an extraordinary woman. Ronnie Nicole Porter lost her long and courageous battle with cancer, in the early morning hours of...