Delwin E. Meyer, age 81 of West Point, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020, at the Wisner Care Center. Interment will be in the Ft. McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell at a later date.

Funeral services for James Van Cleav, age 78 of West Point, are currently pending with the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point.

Private services for Betty L. Ray, 90, of Madison were held Aug. 19, 2020, at Trinity Methodist Church in Madison. The Rev. Donna Goltry officiated. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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Kathleen Joy Kirbach, 78, of Axtell passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020, at CHI Health - St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Lincoln. Celebration of life services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Axtell with the Rev. Gale Dorn officiating. …

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Kimberly A. Tomasek, 61, of West Point, died Sunday, August 30, 2020, at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point.

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Funeral services for Mary K. Marvin, age 75 of West Point, will be held Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, with Pastor Priscilla Hukki officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery in West Point. Visitation will be one hour prior to…

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Cornelia Schwinck Rabbass, 105, died at Good Samaritan, Ottumwa, Iowa, on September 3, 2020.

Funeral services for Gloria F. Wegner, 78 of Scribner were held Friday, Sept. 4 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Scribner with Pastor Bruce Schut officiating. Interment was in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Scribner.

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Dr. John Dale Boucher, 78, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 31, 2020, in his home surrounded by his family after a long battle with prostate cancer.

Ardo X. Meyer, age 91, of Burke,Va., passed away peacefully on August 12, 2020, at his home. Services with military honors will be held at a later date.

Elizabeth (Beth) Stewart, age 60, of Oakland, passed away Sunday August 30, 2020.

Duane Oliver “Duke” Wagner was born to Monroe Harry and Louella (Larson) Wagner, on September 30, 1925, in Hooper. He went to be with his wife Darlene in Heaven on August 29, 2020. He was residing at Oakland Heights Assisted Living at the time of his passing with his loving family by his side.

Jean Ann Reimers Wellman, age 68, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, passed away August 28, 2020, at the Hillcrest Health and Rehab.

Kimberly A. Tomasek, 61, of West Point, died Sunday, August 30, 2020, at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point. Services are pending with Stokely Funeral Home, West Point.

Funeral services for Gloria F. Wegner, age 78 of Scribner, will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Scribner, with Pastor Bruce Schut officiating. Interment will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Scribner.

Alice Rolf, 81, of Dodge, died Sunday, August 23, 2020, at Methodist Fremont Health. A funeral Mass was held Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge with Rev. Rod Kneifl as celebrant. Burial was at St. Wenceslaus Cemetery.

Private family graveside services for Helen Erb, age 99 of Pender, were held Friday, August 21, 2020, at the Wakefield Cemetery in Wakefield. Helen passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at the Pender Community Hospital.

Edna M. Wisnieski, 93, of Lincoln, passed away on August 10, 2020. Due to COVID-19 concerns there was a private family service held on Thursday, August 13, 2020. A public service for family and friends will be held in the future.

A memorial service for Harvey Dean Sanders was held Monday, August 10, 2020, at Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland Burial was in Westside Cemetery, rural Oakland.

Barbara Myers, after a difficult dance with ALS, passed away peacefully at home on the evening of July 15 as her husband Lee was preparing to put her to bed. She was 78.

Elizabeth Mary Ernesti, age 100, of West Point, died Friday, August 7, 2020, at Saint Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point. A funeral Mass was held Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial was at St. Aloysius Catholic …

Graveside services with Military Honors were held for LaNel F. “Boots” Russman, 84, of Bancroft on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at the Bancroft City Cemetery in Bancroft, with Pastor Charity Potter officiating.

Funeral Mass for Ken Meyer, 81, of North Bend, was Aug. 12 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in North Bend. Father Keith Rezac officiated. Burial with military honors was at Woodland Cemetery in North Bend.

Graveside services for Robin Pilger, 56, of South Sioux City, were held on Thursday, July 30, in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Winside.

Dr. Ronald L. Roland, 69, of West Point, died Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont. A memorial service was held Friday, July 31, 2020, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point with Rev. Robert Schilling as officiant. Burial will be at a later date.

Funeral services for Marcia (Mrs. Wayne) Beck, age 67 of rural Dodge, will be held Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point. Masks are required for the service with social distanced seating by household being observed. Live streaming of the service ca…

Mass of Christian Burial for Leonard Neesen, age 88 of West Point, was held Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church-Aloys, rural West Point, with Father Steve Emanuel officiating. Interment with military honors was in the St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery. Leonard passed away …

Kurt J. Hensel, 61, of West Point, died on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Methodist Hospital in Omaha after a brief battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020, at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point with Deb Hammer, PMA as officiant. Masks will be require…

Memorial services for Maury A. Spence, 78, of rural Stanton, will be held at a later date under the direction of the Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner.

Memorial service for Gary Lee Thies, 68, of Lincoln will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6 at Roper & Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Drive, with a celebration to follow.

Funeral service for Tyler Hayden Vavra, age 16 of Rosalie, will be held Friday, July 31, 2020, at 10:30 am at Lyons-Decatur Northeast High School in Lyons. Burial will be in the Lyons Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, July 30, from 6-8 p.m. at Pelan Funeral Services Lyons.

Margaret Brester, 88, of Howells, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point.

Francis Schinstock, 97, of West Point, died Friday, July 24, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point. Funeral Mass was held Monday, July 27, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point. Burial with military honors was at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Brett A. Brown, 53, of Snyder, died Sunday, July 26, 2020, at CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy in Omaha. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020, at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Snyder with Rev. Keith Rezac as celebrant.

Mass of Christian Burial for Carlene (Swanson) Gatzemeyer, 73, of Bancroft, will be held on July 31 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bancroft with Reverend Taylor Leffler as celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery near Bancroft. Memorial visitation will …

Funeral services for Lucille Luedke, 91, of Wisner, were held Wednesday, July 29, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wisner, with Pastor Jared Hartman officiating. Live streaming of the service can be found at www.facebook.com/minnickfuneralserviceinc.

Rodney G. Wortman, 69, of Los Angeles, Calif., died Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at his home in Los Angeles. Memorial Mass will be 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Memorial services for Vicky (Mrs. Edward) Craig, age 69 of West Point, will be held Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, with Father Steve Emanuel officiating. Socially distanced seating by households will be observed with a maximum capacity of 80…

Memorial services for Thomas “Tucker” Denton, age 72 of West Point, were held Saturday, July 18, 2020, at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, with Pastor Priscilla Hukki officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Hope Cemetery with military honors.

Donald Edward Samson passed away on June 29, 2020, at the age of 88.

LeRoy “Pete” Arthur Peatrowsky, 76, of West Point, died Monday July 20, 2020, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 24, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial with military honors will be at St. …

Boyd Baer, 94, formerly of West Point, died Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Whispering Winds Cottage in Beatrice. Memorial service will be 11 a.m on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point with Rev. Priscilla Hukki as officiant. Seating will be physically distance by hous…

It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic and unexpected passing of Katrina Marie Raymond.

Memorial services for Niels C. Sorensen, 103, of Pilger, will be held on Saturday, July 25, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Pilger. Interment will be in the Pilger Cemetery.

Lenn Willis Zuhlke, 58, of Bancroft, died on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at his home in Bancroft. A funeral service for close family and friends was held Friday, July 10, 2020, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bancroft, with Pastor Nathan Henschen officiating. Burial was in the Bancroft Cemetery.

Funeral service for Claudine Anderson, 90, was Friday, July 10 at Memorial United Methodist Church in Lyons. She was buried in Lyons Cemetery.

Funeral services for Sandra (Mrs. Elder) Schultz, 82, of Wisner, were Friday, July 10, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wisner, with Pastor Jared Hartman officiating. Interment was in the Wisner Cemetery.

Mass of Christian Burial for Eugene Verlin Roth, 87, of Lincoln was Tuesday, July 14, at North American Martyrs Catholic Church. Fr. Brian Connor celebrated. Interment was in Wyuka Cemetery.

Funeral services for Lois H. Wiechman, age 90 of West Point, were held Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point, with Pastor Robert Schilling officiating. Interment was in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, rural Beemer.

Memorial services for Keith Jurgensen, 79, of Wisner, will be held on Saturday, July 18, at 11 a.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner, with Rev. Janelle Siffring officiating. Socially distanced seating will be observed with a capacity of 60. Interment will be in the Wisner Cemetery.

Funeral services for Gwendolyn (Gwen) Anna Alma Eggers Schmidt, 96, of Wisner, will be held on Thursday, July 16, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wisner, with Pastor Jared Hartman officiating. Socially distanced seating by households will be observed. Visitation will be on Wed…

Lavonne Faye Slagle, age 86 of Laurel, died on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at the Hillcrest Care Center in Laurel.

Sheryl Wortman, 58, of rural Wisner, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at her home. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point, with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery, with lunch following at the Nie…

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