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Obituaries from October 2016

Floyd T. Badsky (10/31/16)
Floyd T. Badsky June 20, 1932 - Oct 31, 2016 OBERLIN, Kan. -- Floyd T. Badsky, 84, died Monday (Oct 31, 2016), at the Andbe Home in Norton, Kan. He was born June 20, 1932, in Lincoln County, Kan., to Fred and Sadie (Bollier) Badsky. He lived in Denver, Colo., until moving to the family farm west of Oberlin in 1957...
Madaline E. Groves (10/31/16)
Madaline Evelyn Groves Feb. 9, 1920 - Oct. 30, 2016 McCOOK, Neb. -- Madaline Evelyn Groves of McCook passed away Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at Community Hospital. She was 96 years old. Madaline was born to Timothy and Edna (Wilson) DeWayne at Stockville, Neb. Madaline graduated from McCook High School with the class of 1938. On Oct. 26, 1940, she was united in marriage to Kenneth G.W. Groves. To this union three children were born, Karen, Fred and Kenneth...
Harold Eugene "Peck" Clapp (10/31/16)
Harold Eugene "Peck" Clapp Sept. 14, 1929 - Oct. 30, 2016 McCOOK, Neb. -- Harold Eugene "Peck" Clapp of McCook passed away Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at El Dorado Manor in Trenton. He was 87 years old. Harold was born Sept. 14, 1929, at rural Brush, Colo., the youngest child of six children, to John Wesley and Sylvia Wretha (Painter) Clapp. As a young child, the family moved to McCook, where Peck received his education. He graduated from McCook High School with the class of 1946...
Donna Wood (10/26/16)
Donna 'Richardson' Wood June 21, 1941 - Oct. 24, 2016 IMPERIAL, Neb. -- Donna Jean Wood was born in Yuma, Colo., to Ora and Esther "Watson" Richardson on June 21, 1941. She attended school from grade one until high school graduation at Yuma. She then went to Sterling, Colo., where she attended the local secretarial school. This is where she met and later married Clifton Randal Wood on Dec. 14, 1959, in Sidney, Neb...
Douglas E. Bobinmyer (10/27/16)
Douglas E. Bobinmyer Jan. 23, 1949 - Oct. 24, 2016 NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- Douglas E. Bobinmyer died Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in North Platte. He was born Jan. 23, 1949, in McCook, Neb,. to Doug and Wilma (Kleidosty) Bobinmyer. In 1967, Doug enlisted in the U.S. ...
Robert O. Warner Jr. (10/25/16)
Robert O. Warner Jr. May 10, 1922 - Oct. 24, 2016 ARAPAHOE, Neb. -- Robert O. Warner Jr., 94, of Arapahoe, died Monday (Oct. 24, 2016), at the C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. He was born on May 10, 1922, in Holbrook, Neb., to Robert O. and Rose E. ...
Gerald Dean Thomas (10/24/16)
Gerald Dean Thomas Oct. 25, 1948 - Oct. 22, 2016 ARAPAHOE, Neb. -- Gerald Dean Thomas, 67, of Arapahoe, died Saturday (Oct. 22, 2016), at C.E. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe. He was born on Oct. 25, 1948, in Norton, Kan., to Thomas and Marie (Kratz) Thomas. ...
Delma Harlene Teel (10/24/16)
Delma Harlene Teel Aug. 23, 1926 - Oct. 21, 2016 OMAHA, Neb. -- Delma Harlene Teel, 90, of Maywood, Neb., passed away Oct. 21, 2016, at Brookstone Village in Omaha. Delma Harlene Hoschouer was born on Aug. 23, 1926, in Maywood to Del and Leila Barton Hoschouer. She and her family were raised in Maywood and she graduated from Maywood High School in 1942. She then worked in McCook and married Oral (Bud) Teel on Dec. 19, 1944, in Oberlin, Kan...
Myrna Lou (England) Musgrave (10/24/16)
Myrna Lou (England) Musgrave April 30, 1936 - Oct. 23, 2016 CAMBRIDGE, Neb. -- Myrna Lou (England) Musgrave, 80, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at Cambridge Manor in Cambridge. Myrna was born April 30, 1936, in Red Willow County to Leonard D. and Ida Winifred (Taylor) England. She graduated from Red Willow High School in 1954. Myrna excelled in music and was offered a college scholarship, but chose to marry and start her family...
Bill C. Witt (10/24/16)
Bill C. Witt Sept. 7, 1929 - Oct. 22, 2016 McCOOK, Neb. -- Bill C. Witt, 87, of McCook, passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2016, at McCook Community Hospital. He was born on Sept. 7, 1929, in Omaha, Neb. In 1932, Bill and his twin brother, Don, were living in the Hattie Monroe Children's Home in Omaha when Omer and Marcella Witt of Elsie, Neb., adopted the boys. ...
Maxine P. Ridgway (10/24/16)
Maxine P. Ridgway May 24, 1919 - Oct. 21, 2016 KEARNEY, Neb. -- Maxine P. Ridgway, 97, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at the Mother Hull Home in Kearney. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Horner Lieske McBride and Kuhl Funeral Chapel in Kearney with Pastor Robert Perry officiating. ...
Ronald Dean McDougal (10/24/16)
Ronald Dean McDougal April 5, 1944 - Oct. 22, 2016 OBERLIN, Kan. -- Ronald Dean McDougal, 72, died Saturday (Oct. 22, 2016), at his home in Oberlin. He was born April 5, 1944, in Colby, Kan., to Lyndon and Kathryn (Huss) McDougal. He attended school in Atwood, Kan. He lived and worked in Atwood, then moved to Oberlin, where he worked at the Decatur Feed Yard, then Decatur Co-Op Association...
Leonard Dale Hofman (10/24/16)
Leonard Dale Hofman April 17, 1942 - Oct. 21, 2016 McCOOK, Neb. -- Leonard Dale Hofman, age 74, passed away at Hillcrest Nursing Home on Oct. 21, 2016. He was born in Omaha, Neb., on April 17, 1942, to Henry Jacob and Letha Katherine (Wegener) Hofman...
Lloyd Henry Arden Jr. (10/21/16)
Lloyd Henry Arden Jr. Sept. 22, 1946 - Oct. 14, 2016 HERNDON, Kan. -- Lloyd Henry Arden Jr., 70, died Friday (Oct. 14, 2016), at his home in Herndon. He was born Sept. 22, 1946, in Selma, Calif., to Lloyd Henry Arden Sr. and Lois Mabel Campbell. He grew up in Mesa, Ariz., and Fresno, Calif. He was a retired drywall finisher...
Gladys L. Heater (10/20/16)
Gladys Lucille Raichart Heater Feb. 6, 1920 - Oct. 16, 2016 McCOOK, Neb. -- Gladys Lucille Raichart Heater was born Feb. 6, 1920, at home on a homestead north of Max, Neb., to Boyd and Clara E (Green) Raichart. She passed away at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook on Oct. 16, 2016...
Mary Nell Linnemeyer (10/19/16)
Mary Nell Linnemeyer Oct. 10, 1931 - Oct. 17, 2016 GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Mary Nell Linnemeyer, 85, of Dannebrog, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 17. She was a resident at the Grand Island Veteran's home at the time of her passing. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. ...
Donald Lee Lucas (10/19/16)
Donald Lee Lucas Nov. 12, 1951 - Oct. 16, 2016 PARADISE, Calif. -- Don was born nearly 65 years ago on Nov. 12, 1951, in Culver City, Calif., the first child of Paul V. Lucas and Marie Esther (Rocha) Lucas. He grew up in Southern California amongst a loving family and graduated from Magnolia High School in Anaheim...
Rodney Dean Sisson (10/18/16)
Rodney Dean Sisson May 18, 1937 - Oct. 16, 2016 GREELEY, Colo. -- Rodney Dean Sisson, 79, departed this life on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at his home in Greeley. "Rod" was born to Leslie Robert and Lila Faye (Richard) Sisson on May 18, 1937, in Cambridge Neb. ...
Kenneth LaVern Frasier, Jr. (10/12/16)
Kenneth LaVern Frasier, Jr. Sept. 6, 1936 - Oct. 11, 2016 BENKELMAN, Neb. -- Kenneth LaVern Frasier, Jr. was born Sept. 6, 1936, at Imperial Hospital to his parents, Kenneth, Sr and Lela Mae (Oliver) Frasier of rural Wauneta, Neb. At the age of 3, the family moved to a two-room house in the sandhills north of Benkelman. Not long after, sisters Judith and Jeanne filled out the loving family of five...
Dorothy Lynn (Nelson) McLaren (10/17/16)
Dorothy Lynn (Nelson) McLaren July 20, 1936 - Sept. 5, 2016 McCOOK, Neb. -- Dorothy Lynn (Nelson) McLaren, 80, formerly of McCook, died Sept. 5, 2016, at Fairview Nursing Home in Kasson, Minn. A celebration of life service will be Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, 12 noon at United Methodist Church, 105 East E Street in McCook, with the Revs. Jeff Kelly and Alisa Parde officiating...
Dorothy L. Rogers (10/17/16)
Dorothy L. Rogers April 10, 1933 - July 20, 2016 McCOOK, Neb. -- Dorothy L. Rogers, age 83, of McCook, passed away July 20, 2016, at her home. Memorial services will be at Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, 2 p.m.with John Fransisco officiating. Private family inurnment. Friends may leave on-line condolences at herrmannfh.com...
Donald Wayne Hawkins (10/17/16)
Donald Wayne Hawkins PUEBLO, Colo. -- Donald Wayne Hawkins, 80, passed away Oct. 8, 2016. He was born in LaJunta, Colo. Don was a very loving husband, friend and soul mate to Sandie for 40 years. In addition to his wife he is survived by sons, Rodney, Ken, Gary and Faron; siblings, Faye, Bill (Mary), Judy (Richard); sisters and brothers-in-law, Wynona, Gene and Norma (Jim); grandkids, Rodney Jr., Aleah, Bree, Dustin, Jordan; numerous great- grandkids, nieces and nephews...
Marilyn Horn (10/17/16)
Marilyn Horn March 24, 1942 - Oct. 13, 2016 OBERLIN, Kan. -- Marilyn Horn, 74, of Oberlin, passed away Oct. 13, 2016, following her courageous battle with cancer. Born March 24, 1942, to parents Marvin A. and Catherine (Branen) Fuller, Marilyn was one of three children growing up in Clearwater, Neb., where she attended and graduated from high school...
Dennis L. Shirley (10/14/16)
Dennis Lynn Shirley April 10, 1937 - Oct. 14, 2016 OBERLIN, Kan. -- Dennis Lynn Shirley passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at his residence in Oberlin, Kansas, at the age of 79. He was born April 10, 1937, in Norton, Kan., the only child of Fay "Zeke" and Merle (Hix) Shirley...
Marilyn Horn (10/14/16)
Marilyn Horn OBERLIN, Kan. -- Marilyn Horn, 74, of Oberlin, died Thursday (Oct. 13, 2016), in Oberlin. Visitation is Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, from 1 to 8 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook. Funeral services are Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, 2 p.m. at McCook Christian Church with the Rev. Clark Bates officiating. Burial will follow in the Oberlin Cemetery...
Ruth Leona Sharp (10/14/16)
Ruth Leona Sharp March 29, 1921 - Oct. 13, 2016 BENKELMAN, Neb. -- Ruth Leona Sharp was born to Orin C. and Opal P. (Adkinson) Wilson on March 29, 1921, on their farm 18 miles north of Laird, Colo., near the community of Alvin. Ruth was the second oldest of six children...
E. Eileen Furrow (10/13/16)
E. Eileen Furrow Aug. 14, 1923 - Oct. 12, 2016 CURTIS, Neb. -- E. Eileen Furrow, 93, of Curtis, Nebraska, died Oct. 12, 2016, at Great Plains Health in North Platte, Nebraska. She was born on Aug. 14, 1923, to Vance V. and Fern Porter Farrar on a farm northwest of Maywood, Neb. ...
Lori Ann Zeilinger (10/10/16)
Lori A. Zeilinger Sept. 24, 1954 - Oct. 7, 2016 GRANT, Neb. -- Lori A. Zeilinger, 62, longtime Grant resident and attorney, died at the Chase County Community Hospital as a result of an auto accident. Lori was born on Sept. 24, 1954, at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif. ...
Robert "Bob" O. Ream (10/12/16)
Robert "Bob" O. Ream July 10, 1939 - Oct. 10, 2106 OBERLIN, Kan. -- Robert "Bob" O. Ream, 77, died Monday (Oct. 10, 2016), at Kearney, Neb. He was born July 10, 1939, in Smith County, Kan., to Chas. H. and Lone E. (Allen) Ream. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1957. He married Sharon Myers in Smith County on Aug. 24, 1958. He was retired and the former owner and operator of R and S Repair in Oberlin...
Vincent L. Marvin (10/11/16)
Vincent L. Marvin Dec. 16, 1921 - Oct. 7, 2016 IMPERIAL, Neb. -- Vincent L. Marvin was born Dec. 16, 1921, west of Imperial, in the home of his parents, Loyd Edward and Clara Verneal (Casebeer) Martin. Vincent had two younger brothers, Keith and Bernard...
Zachari T. Wadleigh (10/10/16)
Zachari T. Wadleigh Feb. 11, 1997 - Oct. 1, 2016 ARAPAHOE, Neb. -- Zachari T. Wadleigh, 19, of Arapahoe, died Saturday (Oct. 1, 2016), at 29 Palms, Calif., where he was stationed in the U.S. Marine Corp. He was born on Feb. 11, 1997, to James and Julie (Ellis) Wadleigh. He graduated from Arapahoe High School in 2015 and after high school, enlisted into the U.S. Marines...
Walter R. Chipperfield (10/10/16)
Walter R. Chipperfield July 11, 1925 - Oct. 7, 2016 WAHOO, Neb. -- Walter R. Chipperfield, 91, passed into eternity Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at Wahoo. Walter was born July 11, 1925, to Harold and Hattie Chipperfield in Portland, Ore. In his youth, Walter attended "Mount Hope" rural school in Cheyenne County, Kan. In 1939, the family moved to the Big Timber community to farm. Walter graduated from Bird City High School in 1943...
Mildred L. (Loomis) Zink (10/10/16)
Mildred L. (Loomis) Zink Aug. 21, 1911 - Oct. 6, 2016 McCOOK, Neb. -- Mildred L. (Loomis) Zink passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was 105 years old. Mildred was born to George W. and Ida (Hauxwell) Loomis, at rural McCook on Aug. ...
Kent Duane Martin (10/07/16)
Kent Duane Martin Jan. 23, 1953 - Oct. 1, 2016 KEARNEY, Neb. -- Kent Duane Martin, 63, of Kearney, died at home on Oct. 1, 2016. He was born on Jan. 23, 1953, to Harold 'Andy' and Helen Martin (Kircher) of Danbury, Neb. Kent graduated from Beaver Valley High School in 1972...
Kent Duane Martin (10/06/16)
Kent Duane Martin Jan. 23, 1953 - Oct. 4, 2016 KEARNEY, Neb. -- Kent Duane Martin, 63, of Kearney, formerly of Danbury, Neb., died Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016), at his home. Services are Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, 2 p.m. at Danbury Presbyterian Church with Scott Inman officiating. Inurnment is at the Danbury/Marion Cemetery...
Lonnie Jay Loomis (10/03/16)
Lonnie Jay Loomis July 27, 1951 - May 1, 2016 SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. -- Lonnie Jay Loomis, 64, of Morrill, Neb., died May 1, 2016, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. Lonnie was born July 27, 1951, in McCook, Neb., to Reed Jr. and Vonda (Wilson) Loomis. He attended school in Hayes Center and graduated with the class of 1969. Lonnie grew up on the farm and loved the outdoors and working with livestock. He was in 4-H with his horse and was on a horse judging team...