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Obituaries from August 2012

Richard D. Buckley (08/31/12)
Richard D. Buckley June 12, 1955 -- Aug. 30, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Richard D. Buckley, 57, died Thursday (Aug. 30, 2012), at Community Hospital. Services are pending. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Velma D. Happold (08/31/12)
Velma D. Happold Oct. 13, 1920 -- Aug. 30, 2012 LINCOLN, Nebraska -- Velma D. Happold, 91, died Thursday (Aug. 30, 2012), at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln Services are Pending Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
Linda Kay Clough (08/31/12)
Linda Kay Clough Oct. 12, 1945 - Aug. 30, 2012 NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska --Linda Kay Clough, 66, of North Platte, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. Linda was born Oct. 12, 1945, at Cambridge, Nebraska, to T.E. and Bertha Lucille Decker Stevens. She grew up in McCook, Nebraska and graduated from McCook High School in 1964, then attended Christian College in Columbia, Missouri, from which she graduated in 1966...
Donald L. Miller (08/29/12)
Oct. 6, 1935 - Aug. 28, 2012 Donald L. Miller passed away at his home in Culbertson on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. He was 76 years old. Don was born on Oct. 6, 1935, in Culbertson to John William and Martha (Wagner) Miller. He graduated from Culbertson High School in 1953...
Joann W. Martin (08/29/12)
Feb. 17, 1935 - Aug. 27, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Joann W. Martin went to be with her Triune God Aug. 27, 2012, after a short battle with an aggressive form of cancer. She passed away in her sleep at Hillcrest Nursing Home with her husband, Paul C. Martin, of 56 years at her side...
Sandra Faye Owens (08/28/12)
Sandra Faye Owens July 26, 1935 - Aug. 24, 2012 ATWOOD, Kansas -- Sandra Faye Owens, age 77, died at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Atwood, Kansas, on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. She was born in Cherokee, Iowa, on July 26, 1935, to Dale and Mae (Schmidt) Timmins. At an early age, Sandra's family moved as her dad was in construction. They lived in McCook where he worked on the dam project...
Joann W. Martin (08/28/12)
Joann W. Martin Feb. 17, 1935 - Aug. 27, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Joann Martin, 77, died Monday (Aug. 27, 2012), at Hillcrest Nursing Home. Services are Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at St. John's Lutheran Church at Ash Creek. Burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery...
Dale Lingo (08/28/12)
Dale Lingo BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Dale Lingo, 96, a longtime resident of Benkelman, died Monday (Aug. 27, 2012), at the Imperial Manor Nursing Home, Imperial. Survivors include his wife, Eva Lingo, and sister, Venita Henry. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. (MT) Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Westside Church of Christ, Imperial with the Rev. Bill Bryan officiating. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. (MT) at the Benkelman Cemetery, Benkelman...
Gloria Dahlin Sorgatz Hill (08/24/12)
Gloria Dahlin Sorgatz Hill June 24, 1930 - Aug. 22, 2012 LOVELAND, Colorado -- Gloria Dahlin Sorgatz Hill passed away peacefully on Aug. 22, 2012, at Good Samaritan Village in Loveland, Colorado. Gloria was born on June 24, 1930, to Elmer and Gladys (Anderson) Dahlin on a farm outside of Beresford, South Dakota...
Marilyn McCrumb (08/23/12)
Marilyn McCrumb WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Marilyn McCrumb, 73, died Tuesday (Aug. 21, 2012). at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. Survivors include her husband, Alfred of Wauneta; daughter, Sheila Cooley and Ron, of Ogallala, Nebraska; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...
Edith Harmon Leamon (08/23/12)
Edith Harmon Leamon Dec. 14, 1944 - Aug. 21, 2012 CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee -- Edith Harmon Leamon, age 85, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was born Edith Harmon on Dec. 14, 1926, in Dunlap, Tennessee, to Joe Cleveland and Annie Rachel (Standifer) Harmon...
Jerry J. Shafer (08/22/12)
Jerry J. Shafer BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Jerry J. Shafer, 55, died Tuesday (Aug. 21, 2012), at the Dundy County Hospital. He was 55 years of age. Survivors include three daughters, Darlene Shafer of Benkelman, Deidre Hill and husband, DeAngelo, of Benkelman and Jennifer Shafer of Lincoln, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Doris Jensen of Sidney, Nebraska and four grandchildren...
Allen M. 'Bus' Wurm (08/20/12)
Sept. 8, 1923 - Aug. 19, 2012 OBERLIN, Nebraska -- Allen M. "Bus" Wurm, 88, died Sunday (Aug. 19, 2012), at Decatur Health Systems in Oberlin. Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home.
Charles Wayne Dack (08/21/12)
Charles Wayne Dack July 3, 1926 - Aug. 18, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Charles Wayne Dack, 86, of McCook, passed away Aug. 18, 2012, at the V.A. Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was born July 3, 1926, to Charlie Oscar and Esther Mae (McKinney) Dack in McCook, Nebraska. He attended school in McCook and served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 -- 1946...
Virginia Clark (08/20/12)
Jan. 22, 1925 - Aug. 16, 2012 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Virginia Mae Clark, 87, died Thursday (Aug. 16, 2012 ), at the Dundy County Hospital, Benkelman, Nebraska. She was born Jan. 22, 1925, at East Portal, Colorado, to Robert Lee and Vera Iris (Deselms) Evans. She attended country grade school and went on to Dundy County High School. Virginia married Charles Leslie Clark on Dec. 14, 1941, at Colby, Kansas. They made Dundy County, Nebraska, their home...
Doris Margaret Auker (08/20/12)
July 27, 1927 - Aug. 17, 2012 OBERLIN, Nebraska -- Doris Margaret Auker, 85, died Friday (Aug. 17, 2012) in Oberlin. She was born July 27, 1927, to Leonard James-Gillum and Margaret (Bowen) in Pontypool, South Wales. She was raised in South Wales. She lived in Yuma and Denver, Colorado from 1945-1983 then moved to Norcatur, Kansas...
Samuel T. Steinmetz (08/20/12)
Oct. 10, 1934 - Aug. 16, 2012 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Samuel T. Steinmetz, 77, of Oberlin,Kansas, died Thursday (Aug. 16, 2012), at the Cedar Living Center in Oberlin. He was born Oct. 10, 1934, in Oberlin to Samuel A. and Audra (Dimmitt)Steinmetz. He attended grade and high school in Oberlin and resided in Oberlin...
Patricia A. 'Pat' Lynch (08/17/12)
Patricia A. 'Pat' Lynch April 3, 1932 - Aug. 16, 2012 HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- Funeral services for Patricia A. "Pat" Lynch will be conducted on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Holdrege, Nebraska with Reverend Dale Lambert officiating. Interment will be held in the Prairie Home Cemetery at Holdrege...
Avis LaRue Ulrich (08/15/12)
Avis LaRue Ulrich July 28, 1940 - Aug. 14, 2012 McCOOK,Nebraska -- Avis LaRue Ulrich, 72, died Tuesday (Aug. 14, 2012) at her home. Services are pending with Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook.
Amy (Miller) Limbach (08/14/12)
Amy (Miller) Limbach May 2, 1970-Aug. 15, 2012 KEARNEY, Nebraska -- Amy (Miller) Limbach, 42, of Kearney died Aug. 10, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kearney with the Rev. Duane Duley officiating. Interment will be at 3 p.m., in the Woodland Cemetery in North Bend, Nebraska...
Gerald Edward Wilcox (08/10/12)
Gerald Edward Wilcox Nov. 5, 1927 - Aug. 9, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Gerald Edward Wilcox, 84, died Thursday (Aug. 9, 2012) at Bryan LGH West in Lincoln, Nebraska. Services are Tuesday, Aug. 14, 10:30 a.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church in McCook with the Rev. Lance Clay and Chaplain Don Anders officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook...
Glen Fredric 'Fred' Wood (08/10/12)
Glen Fredric 'Fred' Wood Aug. 15, 1937 - Aug.9, 2012 LAKEWOOD, Colorado -- Glen Fredric "Fred" Wood, 74, died Thursday (Aug. 9, 2012), at his home in Lakewood. He was born Aug. 15, 1937, in Imperial, Nebraska to Glen and Marie (Deyle) Wood and grew up north of Benkelman...
Belva L. Aspedon (08/09/12)
Belva L. Aspedon ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Belva L. Aspedon, 87, of Arapahoe formerly of Beaver City, Nebraska died Thursday (Aug. 9, 2012), at C A Mues Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Arapahoe, Nebraska. Graveside services are Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Riverton Cemetery in Riverton, Iowa. Visitation is Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City, Nebraska from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m...
Harold C. Brauer (08/09/12)
Harold C. Brauer May 31, 1925 - Aug. 2, 2012 WESTMINSTER, Colorado -- Harold C. Brauer, born May 31, 1925, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 2, 2012 at the age of 87. He grew up in Eustis, Nebraska. He married Betty J. Burton, June 4, 1947, at McCook United Methodist Church...
Mark Edward Cox (08/06/12)
Mark Edward Cox Feb. 1, 1959 - Aug. 5, 2012 PALISADE, Nebraska -- Mark Edward Cox, 53, died Sunday (Aug. 5, 2012) at his home in Palisade. Services are Wednesday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook. Visitation is Tuesday, Aug. 7, 1-8 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home...
Earl D. Ommert (08/06/12)
Earl D. Ommert Sept. 17, 1920 - Aug. 5, 2012 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Earl D. Ommert age 91, of Cambridge died at the Cambridge Manor on Sunday Aug. 5, 2012. He was born on the family farm near Orafino, Nebraska on Sept. 17, 1920, to Carl P. and Leila J. (Nickerson) Ommert. He spent his school days and graduated from Orafino High School in 1938. As a youth he worked on many area farms and spent six months working for the Civilian Conservation Corp in the Black Hills of South Dakota...
Gayle Fish (08/06/12)
Gayle Fish March 13, 1945 - Aug. 2, 2012 IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO --Gayle Jeannene Hedke Fish, 67, of Idaho Falls, passed away, after a 4 year struggle with cancer, on Aug. 2, 2012, at Good Samaritan Society Idaho Falls Village. She was born on March 13, 1945, in McCook, Nebraska to Floyd Albert Hedke and Wauneta Beth Preecs Hedke. She grew up and attended schools in the area, graduating from Trenton High School...
Rosella M. Noden (08/06/12)
Rosella M. Noden April 10, 1927 - Aug. 3, 2012 
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- Rosella M. Noden, 85, of Grand Island, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at St.
Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. ...
Scot German (08/06/12)
Scot German IMPERIAL, Nebraska -- Scot German, 54, died Saturday (Aug. 4, 2012), in an aircraft accident near Imperial. Preceding him in death was his mother, Genevieve German. Survivors include his parents, Cal and Barbara German of Imperial, Nebraska; wife, Linda of Imperial; daughters, Sara German of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Jilanne German of Imperial and Cindy German of Imperial; sons, Shane German of the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Kevin German of Imperial; brothers, Eric German and wife, Brenda of Imperial and David German and wife, Andrea of Milton, Vermont; sisters, Andrea Roberson and husband, Kent of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Sue Lynn Blackmon and husband, Ramico of Colorado Springs; numerous nieces and nephews. ...
Jack Graham (08/06/12)
Jack Graham WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Jack Graham, 75, of Wauneta died Thursday (Aug. 2, 2012), at the Chase County Community Hospital, Imperial. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie of Wauneta; son, Glenn Graham and wife, Tammy, of Goleta, California; two step-children, Sheri Pless and husband, Dennis, of Littleton, Colorado and Tony Borgman and wife, Holly, of Benson, Arizona; 10 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter...
Paul David Yamamoto (08/03/12)
Paul David Yamamoto June 7, 1961 - Aug. 1, 2012 LINCOLN, Nebraska -- Paul David Yamamoto, 51, of Lincoln, died Aug.1, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. Paul was born in Alliance, Nebraska, on June 7, 1961, to Rev. Jack and Mildred (Rice) Yamamoto, Paul was the fourth of five children and their only son. ...
Harold Bethel (08/02/12)
Harold Bethel Nov. 24, 1919 -- July 26, 2012 LEESBURG, Virginia -- Harold Bethel, 92, died July 26, 2012, in Leesburg, Virginia. He was born born on Nov. 24, 1919, to Klee and Laura Fisher Bethel in Wilsonville, Nebraska. At age 16, Harold managed the family farm near Wilsonville during the Depression following the death of his father. ...
Michael P. Greene, Jr. (08/01/12)
Michael P. Greene, Jr. May 26, 1980 - July 29, 2012 KEARNEY, Nebraska --Michael P. Greene, Jr., 32 of Kearney, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012 in Kearney. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 3312 Ave B, Kearney, with the Rev. ...
Catherine 'Cathy' John (08/01/12)
Catherine 'Cathy' John Jan. 2, 1954 - July 27, 2012 HENDLEY, Nebraska -- Catherine "Cathy" John, 58, died Friday (July 27, 2012), at Cambridge Memorial Hospital at Cambridge, Nebraska. She was born Jan. 2, 1954, at LaJunta, Colorado to Edward and Virginia (Jones) Rains...
Keith Russell Schwarz (08/01/12)
Keith Russell Schwarz Jan. 16, 1938 - July 30, 2012 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Keith Russell Schwarz, 74, of Arapahoe, Nebraska, passed away Monday, July 30, 2012, in a semi-truck accident near Loomis, Nebraska. He was born Jan. 16, 1938, in Smithfield, Nebraska to Frank and Dorothy (Woodside) Schwarz. ...