Marvin Mandel, 81, of Dodge, died Sunday, July 18, 2021, at CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy in Omaha. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge with Rev. Matt Gutowski as celebrant.

Jace H. Knoell, age 9 of Fremont, passed away, Friday, July 16, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. He was born July 16, 2012, in Fremont to Jeremy and Jessica (Mlnarik) Knoell.

Hilbert Westermann passed away July 10, 2021, at Heritage Park Care Center in Carbondale, Colo.

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Jesse James Hansen, 34, of Bancroft, died Saturday, July 17, 2021, at his home in Bancroft surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. The funeral service will be held Thursday, July 22, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bancroft Fire & Rescue Hall, with Father Gerald Leise …

Mass of Christian burial for LaVerne Ann Wiese was held Monday, July 19, 2021, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Seward. Interment followed in the Seward Cemetery.

Larry Bargmann, 81, of Bancroft, died on Friday, July 16, 2021, at an Omaha hospital. Funeral services for Larry will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bancroft.

William Erb “Bill” Roth of Milford, formerly of West Point, was born July 23, 1934, on a farm near Friend, to William and Clara (Erb) Roth, the 8th of 12 children. He passed away Friday, July 9, 2021, at his home in Milford at the age of 86.

Memorial services for Janet Scherer, age 80 of West Point, will be held Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, with Pastor Priscilla Hukki officiating. Interment will be in the Pilger Cemetery at a later date.

A celebration of life for Ken Echtenkamp will be held Sunday, July 18, from 1- 3 p.m. at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point.

Catherine C. Franzluebbers, 92, of Coeur d’Alene Idaho, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Funeral services were Saturday June 26, at Mary Immaculate Queen Church in Rathdrum, Idaho.

Funeral services for Doris Wiedeman, age 87, of Norfolk, were held Friday, July 9, 2021, at Brockhaus-Howser-Filmer Funeral Home in Norfolk. Pastor David Goehmann officiated, with burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk.

Funeral services for Helen A. Moeller, age 83 of Wisner, were held Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wisner, with Pastor Jared Hartman officiating. Interment was in the Wisner Cemetery.

Veryl Villwok, 72, of West Point, died June 27, 2021, at his home. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

A celebration of life for Ken Echtenkamp will be held Sunday, July 18, from 1- 3 p.m. at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point.

Dale Robert Krusemark, 94, of Pender, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, surrounded by his family at his home in Pender.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Christopher “Chris” Batenhorst, 97 years old, of West Point, will be held Friday, July 9, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point, with Father Matt Niggemeyer as celebrant.

Larry Alfred Ahlers, 78, of Rosalie, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021, surrounded by his family at his home.

Graveside services for Madalen T. Rief, 99, will be held Friday, July 2, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in West Point. Madalen passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point.

Duane Edward Prokop, 59, of Pender, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at MercyOne Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, June 11, 2021, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Pender, with Father Gerald Leise as Celebrant. Duane is buried in Rose…

Services for Diane E. Hasemann, age 67, of Fremont (formerly of Scribner), were held Monday, June 21, 2021, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hooper, with burial in the St. Paul’s Cemetery north of Hooper. A Celebration of Life followed the burial at the Mohr Auditorium in Scribner.

Joanne Marie Leriger, 80, of Fremont, passed away June 18, 2021, at the Hooper Care Center in Hooper.

Rita M. Ellinghausen, 102, of West Point, died Friday, June 18, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point. Funeral Mass was held Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial was at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

A memorial Mass celebrating the life of Rose Ann Prinz will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021, at 5 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point. A reception will follow at the Guardian Angels Cafeteria.

Memorial services for Mike Smith, age 77, formerly of Beemer, will be held on Friday, June 25, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point. Interment will follow in the Beemer Cemetery.

Carrie Lou Johnson, 60, of Doniphan passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

Memorial services for Michael G. Bates, age 72, of Omaha, will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 10 a.m. at the Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church in Elkhorn. A luncheon will follow at the church. Interment will be in the Beemer Cemetery.

Services for Kathleen “Kathy” Conrad, age 67, of Beemer, were Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Beemer, with Father Vincent Sunguti celebrating the Mass. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Memorial services for Bernice Erb will be held Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Beemer Mennonite Church in Beemer. A luncheon will follow at the Beemer Legion Hall.

Ramona “Sue” Bales, 90, formerly of West Point, died Monday, May 31, 2021, at Brookstone Acres in Columbus. Funeral Mass was held Friday, June 4, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial was at St. Michael’s Cemetery, West Point.

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Betty Ann (Heineman) Albus-Petersen, 89, of Bancroft, died on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point. A memorial service for Betty was held Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bancroft, with Pastor Nathan Henschen officiating.

A funeral Mass for William “Bill” Lux, 60, of Fremont, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 28, 2021, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fremont with Rev. Thomas Lux as celebrant. Lunch will be at the church hall following the service. Burial will be at 1 p.m. at St. Michael’s Cemetery in…

A Celebration of Life Service for David Schulzkump, age 55 of Lincoln, will be held Thursday, May 27, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point, with Pastor Nathan Croll officiating with a luncheon to follow. Private interment will be at a later date.

Joan Yosten, 64, of West Point, died Sunday, May 23, 2021, at her home with a heart full of love for her family and friends. A memorial service was held Wednesday morning, May 26, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial was at St. Michae…

Funeral Mass for Arlene Hegemann, 94, formerly of Howells, was held Monday, May 17, 2021, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Howells with Rev. Stan Schmit as celebrant. Burial was at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial services for Doug Erb, age 76 of West Point, were held Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at the Beemer Mennonite Church in Beemer. Interment was at the Beemer Cemetery.

Services for Gerald “Jerry” Rudolph Spanel, age 66, of Broken Bow, were held Thursday, May 6, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Broken Bow with Father Jim Hunt officiating. Burial will be at St. Anselm’s Catholic Cemetery in Anselmo.

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A funeral Mass for Laurene Pickhinke, 89, formerly of Howells, was held Saturday, May 8, 2021, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Howells with Rev. Stan Schmit as celebrant. Burial was at St. Nepomucene Catholic Cemetery.

Christopher “Chris” Batenhorst, 97 years old, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph Hillside Villa in West Point, on April 23, 2021, with his family by his side. He was born March 20, 1924.

Funeral services for Joyce Baumert were held Friday, April 30, 2021, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Services for Gerald “Jerry” Rudolph Spanel, age 66, of Broken Bow, formerly of West Point, will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 6, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Broken Bow with Father Jim Hunt officiating. The funeral service will be livestreamed at www.govierbrothers.com. Masks…

A funeral Mass for Marvin B. Kreikemeier, 84, of West Point, formerly of Snyder, was held Saturday, May 1, 2021, at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Snyder with Rev. Keith Rezac as celebrant. Burial with Military Honors was at St. Leo’s Catholic Cemetery.

Mass of Christian burial for Meraldeen “Mert” Hough, age 91, of Bellwood, were held Monday, May 3, 2021, at St. Peters Catholic Church in Bellwood. Burial was in Presentation Cemetery in rural Bellwood.

Glendene Helena Daberkow, 86, of North Platte, passed away April 30, 2021.

Memorial services for Mary W. Schulzkump, age 80 of Nickerson, will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. The family will be receiving friends from 12:30 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be at Memorial Cemetery, Fremont.

Joyce Baumert, 81, formerly of West Point, died Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at Premier Estates of Pierce. Services are pending with Stokely Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Chris Batenhorst, age 97 of West Point, will be held at a later date.

Services for Mark J. Steinborn, age 62, of South Dakota were held Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Mark passed away April 16, 2021.

Funeral services for Glenn D. Wagner, age 84, of Tilden, were held April 26, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilden. Pastor Chad Boggs was the officiant, with burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk. Military Honors were provided by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7603 and America…

Agnes “Aggie” Throener, 91, died Wednesday, March 31,2021, at the home of her daughter in Houston, Texas.

A memorial service for Barbara Camin, age 89 of West Point, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Stokely Funeral Home in West Point with Rev. Priscilla Hukki officiating. Burial at Mount Hope Cemetery will be at a later date. Lunch will be at Native 32 Winery near Aloys.

Private graveside services and Celebration of the Life of Donna M. Neisius age 82 of Pilger, will be held on Friday, April 30, at the Pilger Cemetery. A gathering for family and friends will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30 at Karry’s shop (360 E. 4th St.) in Pilger.

Visitation for Curtis D. Waterbury, age 80 of Neligh, will be Thursday, 5 p.m. to 7p.m. on April 29, at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Private family graveside will be held.

A memorial service for Lee F. Reppert, 85, of Pender, was held Friday, April 2, 2021, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in rural Pender with Pastor Kathy Montira officiating. Inurnment with military honors was in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.

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