Obituaries from December 2012
V. I. 'Bud' Deminski
March 23, 1926-Dec. 24, 2012 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- V. I. "Bud" Deminski age 86 of Cambridge died at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney on Dec. 24, 2012 He was born March 23, 1926, in Boelus, Nebraska to Leo and Martha (Bydalek) Deminski. He graduated from Boelus High School. He joined the US Navy in 1944 serving in the Pacific Theatre until 1946...
Eugene Henry Krumm
Eugene Henry Krumm 1943 - 2012 OVID, Colorado -- Eugene Henry Krumm born to Henry and Marie Krumm on Jan. 13, 1943, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Dec. 26, 2012. Gene was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He grew up on a farm three miles north of Ovid, Colorado, and graduated from Ovid High School in 1961. ...
James Franklin Sughroue
James Franklin Sughroue Sept. 8, 1932-Dec. 25, 2012 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- James Franklin Sughroue of Indianola passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, near Palisade as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He was 80 years old. Jim was born on Sept. 8, 1932, to parents, Francis W. and Johanna (Schutte) Sughroue. He graduated from Indianola High School in 1951...
Annette Kay (Borchert) (Hardwick) Penna
Annette Kay (Borchert) (Hardwick) Penna Dec. 17, 1938 - Dec. 16, 2012 LAFAYETTE, Colorado -- Annette Kay (Borchert) (Hardwick) Penna passed away on Dec. 16, 2012, in the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lafayette. She was born on Dec. 17, 1938, in Benkelman, Nebraska, the first of four children, and the only daughter, of Merle and Gladys Borchert...
Lucille E. Kipp
Lucille E. Kipp Feb. 4, 1932 - Dec. 23, 2012 ELWOOD, Nebraska -- Lucille E. Kipp, 80, of Cozad, Nebraska, formerly of Bertrand, Nebraska, died Sunday (Dec. 23, 2012), at Golden Living Center in Cozad. She was born Feb. 4, 1932, southwest of Maywood, Nebraska, to William and Ethel (Lockhart) Kahler...
Kay Ann Bell
Kay Ann Bell Sept. 5, 1942-Dec. 18, 2012 HUDSON, Colorado -- Kay Ann Bell, 70, of Hudson, Colorado, passed away Dec. 18, 2012, in her home in Hudson, Colorado. She was born in McCook, Nebraska, on Sept. 5, 1942, to Darwin and Beaulah (Boots) Bell. Kay had spent her life doing what she loved and that was being with people. She worked many jobs in the McCook area as a waitress. She was well-known as a very busy and bubbly person...
Joyce C. Martin
Joyce C. Martin May 24, 1928 - Dec. 17, 2012 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Joyce C. Martin, 84, died Dec. 17, 2012, at Lakeville, Minnesota. She was born May 24, 1928, in Oberlin, Kansas, to George and Margaret (Slocum) Gardner. She was raised in Oberlin and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1947. She worked as the Oberlin City Clerk and at the Decatur Health Systems Dietary Dept...
Hilda Rose (Thiringer) Morthole
June 22, 1917-Dec. 24, 2012 CULBERTSON, Nebraska -- Hilda Rose (Thiringer) Morthole died Monday (Dec. 24, 2012), at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, Nebraska. She was born in Herndon, Kansas, and was the daughter of the late John W. and Theresa (Grafel) Thiringer. She grew up in Herndon and graduated from Herndon High School in 1935. She then moved to Wichita, Kansas, and was employed at CIT Financial, and went on to school and became a beautician...
Carol I. White
Jan. 16, 1920-Dec. 23, 2012 OXFORD, Nebraska -- Carol I. White, 92, died Sunday (Dec. 23, 2012), at Methodist Homes in Holdrege, Nebraska. She was born Jan. 16, 1920, at Stamford, Nebraska, to Harold and Grace (Bain) West. She grew up in the Precept area, attending country school...
DeVeta V. Redfield
Feb. 5, 1922-Dec. 22, 2012 PALISADE, Nebraska -- DeVeta V. Redfield of Palisade passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Community Hospital in McCook surrounded by her loving family. She was 90 years old. DeVeta was born on Feb. 5, 1922, at Haigler, Nebraska to Charles T. ...
DeVeta V. Redfield
DeVeta V. Redfield PALISADE, Nebraska -- DeVeta V. Redfield, 90, of Palisade died Saturday (Dec. 22, 2012), at McCook Community Hospital in McCook, Nebraska. Funeral services are Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Palisade United Methodist Church in Palisade with the Rev. Bonnie McCord officiating. Burial will follow in the Palisade Cemetery...
Mary Ellen Pinkerton
Mary Ellen Pinkerton FORT COLLINS, Colorado -- Mary Ellen Pinkerton, 85, died Friday (Dec.21, 2012), in Fort Collins, Colorado. Survivors include son, Cappy Pinkerton and wife, Sue, of Blair, Nebraska, James Pinkerton of Greeley, Colorado; daughter, Shelly Swanson and husband, Chris, of Fort Collins, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
William 'Bill' Christner
William 'Bill' Christner HAMLET, Nebraska -- William "Bill" Christner, 86, of the Hamlet area, died Friday (Dec. 21, 2012), at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Survivors include sons, Steve Christner and wife, Vicki, of Hamlet, Donald Christner and wife, Tonya, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Charles Christner and wife, Becky, of Tonganoxie, Kansas; daughter, Elizabeth Hofer and husband, Earl, of Wichita, Kansas; sisters, Patricia Bornemeier and husband, Don, of Murdock, Nebraska, Dorothy McDonald and husband, Gene, of Sterling, Colorado and 13 grandchildren.. ...
Dorothy M. Scott
Dorthy May (Matson) Scott July 22, 1927 - Dec. 19, 2012 HAYES CENTER, Nebraska -- Dorthy May (Matson) Scott, 85, passed away Dec. 19, 2012, in Wichita, Kansas. Dorthy was born in Culbertson, Nebraska, on July 22, 1927, to Barton and Fern (Ewing) Matson. She was one of nine children...
Carole J. (Drager) Ohlson
Carole J. (Drager) Ohlson LINCOLN, Nebraska -- Carole J. (Drager) Ohlson, 66, of McCook died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. She Retired from LT&T after working there for 38 years. She is survived by her husband, Lynn Ohlson; daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Dave Bennett of Beaumont, Texas; step-son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Becky Ohlson of Lincoln; step-son and girlfriend, Doug Ohlson and Kiana Movahed of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren, Gabriella Covington, Jake Bennett, Hali Bennett, Sam Ohlson, Anna Ohlson; brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Dixie Drager of Lincoln; sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Burt Hembolt of Pleasant View, Colorado; nieces and nephews, many extended family members and friends. ...
LaVerne W. Hermes
LaVerne W. Hermes Nov. 25, 1925 - Dec. 17, 2012 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- LaVerne W. Hermes, 87, of Arapahoe, died Monday (Dec. 17, 2012), at the C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. He was born Nov. 25, 1925, at Arapahoe to Herman and Louisa (Helms) Hermes...
Marvin L. Wymore
Marvin L. Wymore Oct. 29, 1930 - Dec. 17, 2012 CAMBRIDGE, Nebrasla -- Marvin L. Wymore,82, of Cambridge, died Dec. 17, 2012, at the Cambridge Manor. He was born in Bartley on Oct. 29, 1930, to Irvin and Mary (Ginther) Wymore. He graduated from Bartley High School in 1948. ...
Joyce M. Martin
Joyce M. Martin
LAKEVILLE, Minnesota -- Joyce M. Martin, 84, formerly of Oberlin, Kansas, died Monday Dec. 17, 2012.
Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin.
Delores M. Kathka
Delores M. Kathka April 1, 1939 - Dec. 16, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Delores M. Kathka, 73, of McCook, formerly of Oberlin, Kansas, died Sunday (Dec. 16, 2012) at her residence in McCook. She was born April 1, 1939, to Clarence and Anna (Farber) Keith in Thatcher, Colorado. She was raised in Danbury, Nebraska and attended Danbury Consolidated School...
Betty Jean (Norman) Carey
Betty Jean (Norman) Carey April 3, 1924 - Dec. 14, 2012 DENVER, Colorado --Betty Carey passed away peacefully at Swedish Hospital in Denver, Colorado, on Dec. 14, 2012, at the age of 88. She was born April 3, 1924, to Frank and Meta (Christensen) Norman in Chase County, Nebraska. She was the second oldest of eight children...
Nancy Gayle Brown
Nancy Gayle Brown July 11, 1937 - Dec. 13, 2012 TRENTON, Nebraska -- Nancy Gayle Brown, age 75 of Trenton, died at the El Dorado Manor in Trenton on Dec. 13, 2012. She was born in San Diego, California, on July 11, 1937, to Gale and Doris (Jewhl) Haase. ...
Jim Needham CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Jim Needham, 81, former resident of Imperial, Nebraska, died Friday (Dec. 4, 2012), at the Cambridge Manor Nursing Home in Cambridge. Survivors include daughters, Linda Liebhart and husband, Ron, of Imperial, Debra Simms, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, step-daughter, Charlene Young, of Cambridge; step-son, Clarence Offner and wife, Ginger, of Palm Bay, Florida; brother, Harry Needham and wife, Alice, of Sidney, Nebraska; four grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren. ...
Richard 'Flash' Earl Nichols
Richard 'Flash' Earl Nichols Sept. 16, 1953 - Dec. 14, 2012 BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Richard "Flash" Earl Nichols passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at his home in Benkelman surrounded by his family. He was 59 years old. Richard was born on Sept. 16, 1953, to Herbert Earl and Ruby Ruth (Crooks) Nichols in Grant, Nebraska. He attended school in Imperial...
Steven Duane Allmond
Steven Duane Allmond RALEIGH, North Carolina -- Steven Duane Allmond, 51, of Raleigh, went to his Eternal Home on Dec. 11, 2012. He died of an apparent heart attack/natural causes. He is survived by his wife, Pattie Castor Allmond, and a daughter, Kaitlyn Faith Allmond, of the home; his mother, Linda Strunk, and stepfather, Allen Strunk, former publisher/owner of the McCook Daily Gazette; a brother, Greg Allmond (Joy) of Charlotte, N.C.; nephews, Andrew Allmond and Austin Allmond; stepbrothers, Harry Strunk and Grant Strunk; and one stepsister, Julie Strunk.. ...
Everette E. Korgan
Everette E. Korgan Feb.13, 1933 - Dec. 11, 2012 HASTINGS, Nebraska -- Hastings resident, Everette E. Korgan, 79, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska. Services will be Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, 2 p.m. at Butler Volland Chapel, Hastings, with Pastor Tony Dawson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Hastings, Nebraska. Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society...
Mildred Florence Heath
Mildred Florence Heath Jan. 4, 1908 - Dec. 12, 2012 CURTIS, Nebraska -- Mildred Florence Heath, 104, of Curtis, Nebraska, former longtime Overton resident and newspaper publisher, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Senior Living Choices of Curtis at Curtis, Nebraska...
Joy Lynn Solko
Joy Lynn Solko Feb. 25,1958 - Dec. 12, 2012 KEARNEY, Nebraska -- Joy Lynn Solko, 54, of Kearney, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center with family at her side. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m Friday evening with funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney with Father Joe Hannappel officiating. To honor Joy's wishes, cremation has taken place. All Faiths Funeral Home of Grand Island is serving the family...
Nancy G. Brown
Nancy G. Brown
TRENTON, Nebraska -- Nancy G. Brown, 75, died today (Dec. 13, 2012), at El Dorado Manor Nursing Home in Trenton.
Services are pending with Herrmann Jones Funeral Chapel in McCook.
Virginia A. Meyers
Virginia A. Meyers Oct. 23, 1926 - Dec. 12, 2012 LINCOLN, Nebraska -- Virginia A. Meyers, age 86, died on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was born in Curtis, Nebraska, on Oct. 23, 1926, toClarence and Ilma (Razee) Petersen. Virginia attended school at the Nebraska School of Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska, graduating in 1944. She graduated from McCook Community College in 1982. She taught rural school in Frontier County for five years...
Harry Richard Martin
Harry Richard Martin Feb. 18, 1929 - Dec. 10, 2012 ELWOOD, Nebraska --Harry Richard Martin, 83, of Red Cloud, Nebraska, formerly of Elwood, died Monday (Dec. 10, 2012), at the VA Regional Medical Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. He was born on Feb. ...
Angela Marie Pape
Angela Marie Pape Nov.12, 1921 - Dec.11, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Angela Marie Pape passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was 91 years old. Angela was born on Nov. 12, 1921, at Alma, Nebraska, to parents Edward J. and Jessie Faye (Whitaker) Lennemann. She graduated from Alma High School in 1938. She continued her education at Creighton University in Omaha graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing...
Lavern Dale Rinehart
Lavern Dale Rinehart March 8, 1927 - Dec. 9, 2012 COZAD, Nebraska -- LaVern D. Rinehart, age 85, of Cozad, died Dec. 9, 2012, at the Cozad Community Hospital, surrounded by family, after a long battle with dementia. LaVern was born March 8, 1927, at Cozad, Nebraska to Lee and Effie (Smith) Rinehart. He attended District 13 and District 23 schools, all the while working for his uncles on weekends and summer months. LaVern graduated from Cozad High School in 1945...
Donna Thayer Nov. 2, 1923 - Dec. 7, 2012 ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Donna Thayer, 89, of Alma, Nebraska, formerly of Arapahoe and Hendley, Nebraska, died Friday (Dec. 7, 2012), at Colonial Villa-Good Samaritan Society of Alma. She was born on Nov. 2, 1923, at Yakima, Washington, to Dorris (Anderson) Neubert...
F. Wayne Huxoll
F. Wayne Huxoll Sept. 28, 1926 - Dec. 10, 2012 CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- F. Wayne Huxoll, 86, of Cambridge, formerly of Holbrook, Nebraska, died Monday (Dec. 10, 2012), at Cambridge Manor in Cambridge. He was born Sept. 28, 1926, at Arapahoe, Nebraska, to Frederick W. E. and Laura E. (Koeteman) Huxoll...
Louise J. Pollnow
Louise J. Pollnow Feb. 2, 1919 - Dec. 7, 2012 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Louise J. Pollnow, 93, died Dec. 7, 2012, at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin, She was born Feb. 2, 1919, in Osborn, Missouri, to William Frederick and Coletta Catherine (Quell) Gross, Jr. She attended the Baker School and graduated from Osborn, Missouri High School in 1936. She attended Gard Business College in St. Joseph, Missouri...
James Vernon Schneider
James Vernon Schneider April 4, 1932 - Nov. 11, 2012 COMMERCE CITY,Nebraska -- Vernon Schneider was born on April 4, 1932, at Brewster Hospital, Holdrege, Nebraska. His parents were William Dean and Margaret Pauline (Blakeslee) Schneider. He departed this life on Nov. 11, 2012, near his home in Commerce, California, at age 80...
Murray Eugene "Gene" Stinnett
Murray Eugene 'Gene' Stinnett July 28, 1931 - Dec. 7, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Murray Eugene "Gene" Stinnett, age 81, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. He was born July 28, 1931, to parents, Murray Barclay and Laura Elizabeth (Bickford) Stinnett at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He graduated from Bell High School, Lakewood, California, in 1948. On April 13, 1977, he was united in marriage to Evelyn Ruth Lafferty Hofman in Reno, Nevada...
Murray E. Stinnett
Murray E. Stinnett
July 28, 1931 -- Dec. 7, 2012
McCOOK, Nebraska -- Murray E. Stinnett, 81, died Friday (Dec. 7, 2012), at Hillcrest Nursing Home.
Services are pending.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Louise J. Pollnow
Louise J. Pollnow
Feb. 2, 1919 - Dec. 7, 2012
OBERLIN, Kansas -- Louise J. Pollnow, 93, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin.
Services are pending with Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin.
Linda Lu Lloyd
Linda Lu Lloyd OMAHA, Nebraska -- Linda Lu Lloyd died Wednesday (Dec. 5, 2012) at an Omaha hospital. She was a close family friend of the Wayne and Arlene Gillen family of McCook. Services are Monday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m. at the Wymore Church of Christ in Wymore, Nebraska...
Lorin M. Heimerl
Lorin M. Heimerl Oct. 30, 1929 - Dec. 4, 2012 APPLETON, Wisconsin -- Lorin M. Heimerl, age 83, of Appleton, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at his home. Lorin was born in Medford, Wisconsin, on Oct. 30, 1929, to the late George and Myrtle (Simerson) Heimerl. After High School in Medford, he attended and graduated from U.W. Madison. Following college, Lorin proudly served his country with the U.S. Army in Japan during the Korean Conflict...
John William O'Byrne
John William O'Byrne Jan. 1, 1949 - Dec. 6, 2012 TRENTON, Nebraska -- John William O'Byrne died at home on Dec. 6, 2012, at the age of 63 following a six month battle with brain cancer. He was born in Stratton, Nebraska, to Christopher C. and Winoma E. ...
Carney L. 'Tom' Baker
Carney L. 'Tom' Baker May 4, 1941 - Dec. 3, 2012 McCOOK,Nebraska -- Carney L. "Tom" Baker, age 71, of McCook, passed away at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney on Dec. 3, 2012. He was born on May 4, 1941, in Dayton, Ohio to Carney L. and Hilda (Casey) Baker. Tom graduated from high school and attended college for a couple of years. He enlisted in the US Navy serving three tours of duty in Viet Nam, retiring after 22 years of service...
Clifford L. Grube
Clifford Leo Grube Feb. 12, 1919 - Dec. 4, 2012 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Clifford Leo Grube passed away at McCook Community Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2012, to rest in the Lord and wait for Jesus calling. Cliff was born and raised on a farm near New Salem, North Dakota, to Fred H. and Rena (Buckland) Grube on Feb. 12, 1919. He was the second of six children...
Marcia "Sue" Beithon
Marcia "Sue" Beithon July 26, 1927 - Dec. 1, 2012 FERGUS FALLS, Minnesota -- Marcia Suzanne "Sue" Beithon, age 85, died on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the Pioneer Care Center in Fergus Falls, surrounded by family. Sue was born on July 26, 1927, at St. Catherine's Hospital in McCook, Nebraska, the second daughter of Earl Francis Leininger and Eda Jane (Corley) Leininger...
Lucy E. Schissler
Lucy E. Schissler Oct. 20, 1923 - Dec. 3, 2012 OBERLIN, Kansas -- Lucy E. Schissler, 89, died Tuesday (Dec. 3, 2012), at Oberlin. She was born Oct. 20, 1923, in Traer, Kansas, to Alfred Preston and Mary M. (Brown) Elson. She married Edgar Pointer on July 29, 1943, and Clifford Schissler on June 5, 1987...
Loraine Osborn WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Loraine Osborn, 94, died Monday (Dec. 3, 2012), at the Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. Survivors include her husband, Don, of Wauneta and two nieces. Funeral services are Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, 10:30 a.m. (MT) at the Zion Lutheran Church of Benkelman, with the Rev. George Matthews officiating. Interment will follow at the Benkelman Cemetery...
Bonnie J. (Miles) Renna
Bonnie J. (Miles) Renna POMPTON PLAINS, New Jersey -- Bonnie J. (Miles) Renna, 86, of Pompton Plains, New Jersey, died Nov. 11, 2012. She is preceded in death by her husband, Anthony and her son, Anthony; her parents, F. Norris and Marjorie Miles; brother, Edgar Miles and sister, Yvonne (Mickey) Foster...
Carney L. 'Tom' Baker
Carney L. 'Tom' Baker McCOOK, Nebraska -- Carney L. "Tom" Baker, 71, of McCook, died Monday (Dec. 3, 2012), at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. A Celebration of Life will be Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel with Dr. Jason Blomstedt presiding...
Stanley Meints Aug. 5, 1953 - Nov. 29, 2012 FORT WORTH, Texas -- Stanley Meints of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away suddenly Nov. 29, 2012, at the age of 59. Memorial services were held Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Fort Worth, Texas. He was born Aug. 5, 1953, in McCook, Nebraska to Donald E. ...
Isaiah Jose Casillas
Isaiah Joseph Casillas June 9, 2006 - Dec. 2, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Isaiah Joseph Casillas, age 6, of McCook, lost his battle with brain cancer on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in McCook. Isaiah was born June 9, 2006 in North Platte, Nebraska. He was one of four siblings...
David Lee Murray Sr.
David Lee Murray Sr. Nov. 9, 1937 - Dec. 1, 2012 OBERLIN, Kansas -- David Lee Murray Sr., 75, died Saturday (Dec. 1, 2012), at Decatur Health Systems in Oberlin. He was born Nov. 9, 1937, to Samuel and Evelyn (Earl) Murray in Gothenburg, Nebraska. He was raised in Gothenburg. He resided in Cozad and Smithfield, Nebraska and Jennings and Oberlin, Kansas...
James Daniel Owens
James Daniel Owens 1945-2012 LONGMONT, Colorado --James Daniel (Jim) Owens, only son of Daniel E. and Estelle M. Owens, died Nov. 28, 2012, in Longmont United Hospital, Longmont, Colorado. Jim attended school in Benkelman, Nebraska and graduated in 1963. ...
Frank W. Bryant
Frank W. Bryant NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska -- Frank William Bryant, 54, of North Platte, passed away Nov. 27, 2012, after a short battle with brain cancer. He was born in Camden, New Jersey, lived there for many years, moving to Florida, then Colorado. He then moved to Nebraska...
Lyle E. Hackney
Lyle E. Hackney April 9, 1952 - Dec. 1, 2012 HERNDON, Kansas -- Lyle E. Hackney, 60, of Herndon, died Saturday (Dec. 1, 2012), at Herndon. He was born April 9, 1952, in Atwood, Kansas, to Kermit and Betty (Lorimer) Hackney. He was raised on a farm south of Herndon. He graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1970. He served in the U.S. Navy...
Richard J. Cummins
Richard J. Cummins July 16, 1943 - Nov. 30, 2012 INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Richard J. Cummins passed away on Nov. 30, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Richard was born on July 16, 1943, to Virgil and Maybelle (Molvig) Cummins in Kimball, South Dakota...