John H. Halstead, 85, of Loup City, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Rose Lane Home in Loup City. Mass of Christian burial was Monday, January 20, 2020, at St. Josaphat’s Catholic Church in Loup City. Father Richard L. Piontkowski officiated the Mass. Cremation followed the service and buri…

Margaret Woerman, 101, of West Point, died Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point. Funeral Mass was held Monday, January 20, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial was at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Willie Nagengast, 81, of West Point, died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at his home in West Point. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Father Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial with military honors will be at St. Michael’s…

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.

Funeral Mass for Ryan Bayer, age 40 of Howells, was held Monday, January 13, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Howells, with interment in the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery.

Funeral services for Dan Fischer, age 68 of West Point, were held Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, with Pastor Robert Mayes officiating. Interment with Military Honors was in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Wisner.

A Funeral Mass for Ralph E. Capazo, age 82, will be held Friday, January 10, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Omaha. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Omah. Visitation is Thursday, Jan. 9 from 5 - 7 p.m. with a Wake Service at 7:00 at the John A. Gentl…

LaVanda Schuetze, 99, of West Point, died Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point. Funeral Mass was held Monday, January 6, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial was at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

A memorial service for Michael D. Hart, 59, of Clarkson was held Saturday, January 4, 2020, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Stanton with Rev. Tim Booth officiating.

Memorial services for Barry Craig Lund, 81, of Bancroft, were Wednesday, Jan. 8 at Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Bancroft. Burial will be at a later date.

Funeral Services for Julia Stuthman, 88, of Wayne were at First Trinity Lutheran Church Altona on Jan. 2. Interment was at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Altona.

Funeral services for Evelyn Stutzman, 95, of Beemer will be held on Thursday, Jan. 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the Beemer Mennonite Church in Beemer, with Pastor Lewis Miller officiating. Interment will be in the Beemer Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. and will continue on …

Bernadine “Bernie” Lowry, 77, of Beemer, died Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Colonial Haven in Beemer.

Ida Bracht, 104, of West Point, died Sunday, December 29, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point. Funeral Mass was held Friday, January 3, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial was at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Memorial services for Bill Holland, 91, of Aurora, formerly of Wisner, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Christ in Wisner with Rev. Scott Evans officiating. Private family interment will take place in the Wisner Cemetery. Visitation will be held …

Funeral Services for Julia Stuthman, 88, of Wayne will be at First Trinity Lutheran Church Altona on Thursday, Jan. 2 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne on Wednesday 5 - 7 p.m. with Family. Interment will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Altona.

Memorial service for Michael D. Hart, 59, of Clarkson will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 4, 2020, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Stanton with Rev. Tim Booth officiating. No burial will be held. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3, also at the church in Stanton.

Memorial services for Bill Holland, 91, of Aurora, formerly of Wisner, will be held at a later date under the direction of the Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner.

Joseph B. Diekemper, 71, devoted husband of 49 years, father of four and grandfather of fifteen, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019. Funeral Mass was held Monday, December 30, 2019, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Wichita, Kansas.

Ida Bracht, 104, of West Point, died Sunday, December 29, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 3, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant.

Duane Simonsen, 91, of Pender, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 23, 2019, at Legacy Garden Rehabilitation and Living Center in Pender. Funeral services were Monday, December 30, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pender, with Reverend Robert Schilling officiating.

Marcella “Sally” Wordekemper, 82, of West Point, died Thursday, December 26, 2019, at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point. Funeral Mass was held Monday, December 30, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Burial was at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Memorial services for Madalen T. Rief, age 97 of West Point, will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point, with a luncheon to follow in the GA Cafeteria. Interment will be at a later date.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Marvin “Marv” Gatzemeyer, 85, was Saturday, Dec. 21 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Pender; Father Jerry Leise officiated. Burial was in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery near Bancroft.

Arthur “Art” H. Bose, 92 years, of Fremont, died Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Providence Place in Fremont. Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont. Father Keith Rezac will officiate.

David Kindschuh, 77, of West Point, died Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 21, 2019, at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point with Reverend Priscilla Hukki as officiant. Burial was in Pioneer Cemetery east …

Leland Einemann, 84, of West Point, died Thursday, December 12, 2019, at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point. Funeral services were held Monday, December 16, 2019, at Stokely Funer-al Home in West Point with Rev. Priscilla Hukki as officiant. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Funeral services for Robert H. Wordekemper, age 92 of Beemer, were held Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Beemer. Interment with Military Honors was in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Wisner.

Diane Evert, 61, of West Point, died Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy in Omaha surrounded by her family. A funeral Mass was held Monday, December 16, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as cel…

Funeral services for Linda J. Masterson age 64 of Beemer, were held Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beemer, with Pastor Ryan Seymour officiating. Interment was in the Beemer Cemetery.

A funeral Mass for DeLoise E. Pearson, 87, of Oakland, was held Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons. Burial was in the Oakland Cemetery. DeLoise passed away on November 29, 2019, at the Oakland Heights Nursing Home in Oakland.

Funeral services for Mary Truman, 91, of Norfolk, were Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Home for Funerals Chapel. Interment will be at a later date.

Memorial services for Illela “Dee” Johnson, age 83 of Beemer, are currently pending at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point. Dee passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019, at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point

Joe L. Vodvarka, 78, of rural Dodge, died Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at his home. Graveside service with military honors were held Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Bohemian National Cemetery, rural Dodge.

Funeral services for Donald Ammon, age 74, of West Point, were held Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fremont. Interment will be in the Omaha National Cemetery at a later date.

Joshua C. Baker, 39, of Pender, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at the Pender Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, November 22, 2019, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, with Pastor Karen McNeil-Utecht officiating. Burial was in the Rosehill Cemetery of Pender.

Funeral services for Duane Beune, age 92, of West Point, were held Monday, November 25, 2019, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point, with Rev. Robert Schilling officiating. Interment was in the Wisner Cemetery

Herman Hilary Guenther came into this world on June 19, 1935, in rural Bancroft, to Herman Guenther and Rose (Gentrup) Guenther. On Nov. 8, 2019, in Chandler Ariz., Herm left this world, at the age of 84, to join Patricia Guenther, his beloved wife of 60 years to walk hand in hand in Heaven.

Memorial visitation for John Kerby, age 65, of Wisner, were held Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at the Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner.

Funeral services for Betty M. Koehlmoos, 89, of Pilger were Saturday, Nov. 16 at the St. John Lutheran Church in Pilger with Pastor Timothy Booth officiating. Interment was in the Pilger Cemetery.

Darlene Wiese, 92, of West Point, died Thursday, November 14, 2019, at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point. A memorial service was held Monday, November 18, 2019, at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point with Rev. Kathy Montira as officiant.

Gertrude V. Heimann, age 105, of Fremont, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Nye Legacy in Fremont. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m., Friday, November 22, 2019, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, November 21, with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at…

John H. Rasmus, Jr., 62, of West Point, died Monday, November 18, 2019. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019, at Trinity Church in West Point with Rev. Priscilla Hukki as officiant. Burial will be at Salem Covenant Cemetery with lunch following at Trinity Church.

John Edward Stieren, age 75, of Bella Vista, Ark., departed from us on November 2, 2019. Services were held at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Omaha on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Elkhorn.

Funeral services for Carol Lee (Slaughter) Bonneau, 74 of Rosalie will be on Friday, Nov. 22, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walthill with Pastor Brion Tolzman officiating. The visitation will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial wi…

Funeral services for Vida Belle Archer Clark, 88, were held on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walthill and officiated by Pastor Brion Tolzman. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Walthill.

Funeral services for Betty Lou Soll, 89, of Bancroft, were Monday, Nov. 18 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bancroft with Pastor Nathan Henschen officiating. Burial was in the Bancroft City Cemetery in Bancroft.

Funeral services for Marilyn (Mrs. Ted) Reeg, 75, of rural Wayne, will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. John Lutheran Church in Pilger with Pastor Timothy Booth officiating. Interment will be in the Pilger Cemetery.

Gerald Meister, 81, of Sioux City, Iowa (formerly of West Point), passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 at his home. A memorial service was held on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at Waterbury Funeral Home in Sioux City, Iowa.

Celebration of Life Services for Elly (Olson) Jeffery were held on Monday, November 11, 2019, at the Trinity Evangelical Free Church in Holdrege, with Pastor Paul Bauman officiating. Interment was at the Prairie Home Cemetery at Holdrege, following services.

Funeral services for Ottlin Dale Hass, 85 of Paola, KS were held Wednesday, Nov. 6 at First Lutheran church in Paola with burial at Highland Park Cemetery in Kansas City, KS.

Memorial services for Willis Eisenhauer, age 91, of Beemer, formerly of Bloomfield, will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 8, 2019, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bloomfield. Reverend Terry Krueger will officiate, with burial in Bloomfield City Cemetery.

Funeral services for Gary Wiese, 66, of Wisner, were Nov. 4 at Christ Lutheran Church in Wisner with Rev. Frank Kerkemeyer as officiant. Burial was at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.

Memorial services for Sharon (Mrs. Robert) Wiegert, 69, of LaVista was Sunday, Nov. 3, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Papillion. Private interment was in Bancroft.