2005 Archives......

Nancy E. Coleman age 79 of Valentine  died December 28 at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine.

Eldon Morrow age 82 of Ainsworth died December 27 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth.

Gladys C. Jensen age 95 of Ainsworth  died December 27 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth.

James L. Mintle age 69 of Thedford service December 29 at the Thedford High School Auditorium

Margaret Catherine Bonenberger age 88 of Atkinson died December 23 at Northfield Villa Medical Center in Gering.

Leonard McCormick age 87 of Valentine died Thursday, December 22 in Lincoln.

Bus Sevier age 76 of Seneca  died Thursday, December 22 at his home.

Grace Wilcox age 80 of Silver Creek, Nebraska died December 16 at the Genoa Community Hospital.

Eldon Busch age 80 of Long Pine  died December 18 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Roberta Dillon former Brown County resident,  died December 13 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Olive Wilson, age 100, of Burke, South Dakota service December 22 at the Clausen Funeral Home in Burke.  

Edward F. Clow, age 91, of Bassett died December 17 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

Ruby L. Stone age 97 of Bassett died December 10 at Rock County Long Term Care in Bassett.

Robert Leroy Smith age 78 of Kearney  died December 9 at St. Luke’s Good Samaritan Center in Kearney.

A former Brown County resident, Manon Childs age 91 died December 5 in Mitchell, Nebraska.

Jim Bartling, age 57, of Gregory, South Dakota service December 10 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Gregory.  

Florence G. Schelm age 81 of Ainsworth died November 26 at Brown County Hospital.

Glen H. Weyer age 81 of Ainsworth November 29 at the Ainsworth Cemetery

I. Lucile Parks age 94 of Ainsworth November 26 at Ainsworth Cemetery

Jessica Dawn Galas age 16 of Ainsworth  November 23 at the Lila McAndrew Gymnasium in Ainsworth. 

Mikie Kesselhuth Davis of Grand Island November 22 at the Long Pine Cemetery.

Charles J. “Junie Luehrs age 78 of Long Pine November 16 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

Gary and Kathy Green of Atkinson November 15 at Faith Community Church in O'Neill

Roy S. Atkins age 89 of Purdum November 15 at the United Church of Christ in Purdum.

Arnold M. Dixon age 88 of Springview November 15 at the Ainsworth Cemetery

Darus (Tad) Dawson, age 68 and his son Douglas Dawson, age 41, of Colome and Sioux Falls, South Dakota November 12 at the Catholic Church in Winner, South Dakota

Bud Frederickson age 86 of Valentine November 10 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine.

Dee Anna Dunne Ibanez age 64 of Norfolk November 5 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bassett. 

Emigene Bartlett, age 88, of Grand Island October 21 in Grand Island

Lewis J. “Bus” Olsen age 95 of Ainsworth October 28 at the Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, Nebraska in conjunction with his wife, Maxine.

Dennis Duane Roggasch age 71 of Bassett October 22 at the United Methodist Church in Bassett 

Donald D. Stephen age 83 of Springview October 19 at the Keya Paha High School Gymnasium in Springview.

June E. Childs-Trahin age 83 of Ainsworth October 19 at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Ainsworth. 

Azalea G. Gardner age 84 of O’Neill October 19 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in O’Neill.

Nellie E. Sandall age 93 of Bassett October 15 at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. 

Dan Wales age 72 of Chadron October 13 at Country Kitchen in Chadron.

Harriet E. Hughes age 86 of Ainsworth October 7 at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Ainsworth.

Thelma T. Adams age 97 formerly of Purdum Sept. 27 at Memorial Methodist Church in McCook and at the Purdum United Church of Christ.

Myrna M. Beatty age 70 of Ainsworth  Sept. 26 at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Ainsworth. 

Julia Einspahr Lehn age 84 of Boelus, Nebraska formerly of Ainsworth Sept. 23 at the St. Paul, Nebraska Funeral Home.

Arthur M. Barrow age 75 of Long Pine Sept. 21 at the Evangelical Free Church in Ainsworth. 

Margret Pound age 100 of Valentine Sept. 13 at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines.  Betty Weander Weeks age 78 of Olympia, Washington formerly of Long Pine passed away September 7.

Raymond K. Kicken age 76 of Shelton, Nebraska, formerly of Ainsworth September 10 at the United Methodist Church in Shelton.   

Hilda L. Bussinger age 99 of Bassett  Sept. 8 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett. 

Theodore E. Appleman age 99 of Ainsworth Sept. 7 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

Earl A. “Shorty” Scheer age 80 of Ainsworth held Sept. 3 at Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth. 

George Anthony Mathis age 83 of Atkinson September 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Atkinson

Rev. Walter Sloan age 97 of Albany, Oregon September 1 at Mt. Hope Cemetery at Springview. 

Willard H. Thompson age 97 of Newport August 31 at United Methodist Church in Newport.    

Donald L. Luehrs age 80 of Long Pine  August 27 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth.         

Eleanor Mary Mohr age 89 of Amelia August 27 at United Methodist Church in Atkinson

Garnetia L. Schubert age 88 of Bassett  August 26 at Valley Grove Chapel in Bassett. 

Robert Lewis Stenka age 26 of Ewing August 23 St. Dominic Hall in Ewing Ida I. Vargason age 82 of Bassett August 17 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett. 

Lt. Col. Robert L. Billesbach age 64 of Tucson, Arizona formerly of Basssett August 16 Saeuaro Christian Church in Tucson.

Charlene Wolcott Young of Lakewood, Colorado formerly of Bassett August 16 at the Lakewood Nazarene Church.

Tansy Pitcher Forbes age 32 of Sioux Falls, South Dakota  August 15 at the Evangelical Free Church in Ainsworth.

Dorothy M. Vaughan age 93 of Friend, Nebraska, formerly of Ainsworth August 13 Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth.

Rodney A. Calif former Ainsworth resident  August 9 at the Ainsworth Cemetery.

John Van Horn age 84 of Valentine August 4 at Grace Lutheran Church in Valentine

Joyce Foster Heiser age 60 of Sioux Falls, South Dakota  formerly of Bassett passed away July 31 at her home.

Ray Baker age 87 of Colome, South Dakota August 3 at Methodist Church in Colome.

Terisa Nelson age 40 of Omaha formerly of Ainsworth August 1 at Reichmuth Funeral Home in Elkhorn

Janice M. Polen age 59 of Bennington, Nebraska July 29 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

Susan Johnson Haskell age 89 of Chadron formerly of Johnstown July 28 at the Community Church in Chadron.

Leona Gustafson Wagner age 82 of DenverArkansas July 25 in Green Forest, Arkansas.

Thomas R. Nollette age 77 of Cody July 25 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Nenzel

Dick Sylva age 83 of Springview  July 23 at the Grace Lutheran Church at Burton.    

Mike Davison age 65 of Wahoo formerly of Long Pine July 22 at the Ainsworth Cemetery.

Rosie M. Schipporeit age 91 of Bassett July 20 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

Lloyd Lurz, age 74, of Kilgore July 15 at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine.

Blanche A. Frederick age 99 of Grand Island former Rose resident July 14 at All Faiths Chapel at the Nebraska Veterans Home in Grand Island

Jerry Kneifel age 74 of Ainsworth July 12 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Ainsworth.

Alta Kettelborough of Taylor, Nebraska July 8 at the Sargent Nebraska Funeral Home.

Arlene M. Ammon age 84 of Bassett  July 7at  UnitedMethodistChurch in Bassett.                      

Kevin Fox age 42 of Littleton, Colorado July 7 at Crown Hill Mortuary and Cemetery in Wheatridge, Colorado.

Steven P. Bestol age 53 of Purdum  July 2 at the ranch near Purdum.

Sara Jane Wolfe age 71 passed away June 27 at her home near Johnstown. Connie Herring Tate age 57 of Rapid City, South Dakota formerly of Ainsworth  June 27 in Rapid City.  

Darrel S. Bower age 95 of Ainsworth  June 24 at United Methodist Church in Ainsworth. 

Lyla L “Dolly” Skinner age 95 of Ainsworth  June 24 at  at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

Alta A. Ingwersen age 93 of Fort Myers, Florida formerly of Ainsworth June 22 at the Ainsworth Cemetery. 

Mildred M. Haszard age 95 of Bassett  June 21 at United Methodist Church in Bassett. 

Cecil Swanson former Bassett resident June 18 at the Bassett Cemetery.

Gerald Dean Smith age 67 of Ainsworth  June 14 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

Richmond "Buck" Hallock age 90 of Springview June 8 at United Methodist Church in Springview

Robert L. Johnston age 69 of Dunning  June 7 at St. Anselm's Catholic Church in Anselmo.

Troy Clark 17 of Neligh June 3 at the Neligh-Oakdale School Gymnasium.

Bill Karges, Sr. 76 of Albion June 2 at Zion Lutheran Church in Albion. Amber Doyle age 89 of Laramie, Wyoming formerly of Newport June 2 at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Butte

Gilbert Seidel age 81 of Burwell June 1 at Catholic Church in Burwell.

Phyllis Elaine Farley Ward age 78 of Valentine May 31 at United Methodist Church in Valentine.

Megan Mae McCormick Wilcox age 23 of Valentine  May 31 at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine.

Donald L. Shaneyfelt age 82 of Long Pine May 27 at United Methodist Church in Bassett.       

James H. “Jim” Woods age 65 of Grand Island  May 26 at Ainsworth Cemetery

D.C. “Clair” Evans age 88 of Springview May 26 at United Methodist Church in Springview

Frankie E. Jansen age107 of Woodland, California and a memorial committal for Charlotte J. Jansen, daughter-in-law of Frankie Jansen May 25 at Congregational United Church of Christ in Ainsworth. .   

Melvin D. Freeman age 79 of Long Pine May 25 at Grandview Cemetery at Long Pine.

George Purcha age 53 of Burwell May 24 at the Catholic Church in Burwell.

Gene A. Stern age 69 of Johnstown May 17 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

Kay Greger age 80 of Stuart  May 9 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Atkinson

Charles Edward Patch age 91 of Salem, Oregon May 6 at United Methodist Church in Bassett. 

Rolland A. Litz age 91 of Bassett  May 5 St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett.

Wirth Wilson age 88 of Grand Island formerly of Bassett May 2 at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home in Grand Island.

Alvin A. Quinn age 97 of Hadar, Nebraska formerly of Ainsworth April 29 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Norfolk.

Elsie Marie Burke age 90 of Ainsworth April 27 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

James Cook age 86 of Mills April 22 at the Mills Community Church

Harold V. Bruveleit age 81 of Ainsworth April 20 at Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth.

Blaine E. Garwood age 91 of Atkinson April 19 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Atkinson

Lois Mundorf Bentz  formerly of Valentine April 18 in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Harry Honaker age 90 formerly of Ainsworth April 18 in Omaha.

Odetta M. Huffman age 78 of Ainsworth April 15 St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. 

Charoltte Jensen, former Ainsworth resident passed away April 11 at Woodland, California.

Judith Coleman age 62 passed away April 11 at her home in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Ella C. Theisen age 99 of Bassett April 16 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bassett.

Lelah Strain Porkorney age 81 of Underwood, Iowa  April 13, in Omaha.

Wendell Hamilton former Ainsworth resident April 11 in Fremont.

Lenora H. Puckett age 99 of Atkinson April 11 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson              

Vida Rose Wade age 87 of Ainsworth April 8 at Assembly of God Church in Ainsworth.    

Mavis Soles age 75 of Millboro  April 8 at United Methodist Church in Winner.

Gaythel Fox age 81 of Brewster April 4 at the Brewster Gymnasium

Helen A. Swanson age 93 of Bassett  March 30 at United Methodist Churchin Basset.

Beulah F. Hutcheson age 100 of Bassett  March 28 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett.    

Marie Evelyn Hapke age 82 of Colby, Kansas March 26 at Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Lenora M. Hipke age 89 of Ainsworth passed away March 24 at the Ainsworth Care Center

Mattie Farris age 95 of Colome, South Dakota March 29 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth

Amos Hagedorn age 74 of Valentine March 26 at First Baptist Church in Valentine

Margaret (Maggie) L. Perrett age 72 of Ainsworth March 28 at Wood Lake Union Church.

Gene Skidgel, former pastor of the Ainsworth Church of the Nazarene March 25 in California.

Gregory Gessner age 35 of Aurora, Colorado formerly of Mills March 24 at Olive Branch Cemetery at Mills.

Charlene D. Stephen age 77 of Valentine  March 19 at United Methodist Church in Springview.

Ila Colleen Dean age 71 of Bassett  March 19 at United Methodist Church in Bassett. 

Margaret Kicken age 100  former Brown County resident March 11 at Bates-Gould Funeral Home at Alliance.

Jack A. Jones age 85 of Ainsworth  March 11 at Congregational United Church of Christ in Ainsworth. 

Doris Burke, a long time resident of the Brewster-Ainsworth area, March 10 in Hurricane, West Virginia.

Robert G. "Bob" Armstrong age 66 of Bayard formerly of Bassestt March 8 at Faith United Church of Christ in Bayard, NE.

Shirley Herron age 63 of Wood Lake March 8 at Wood Lake Union Chuch. Burial in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Arnold A. Linse age 88 of Springview  March 8 at New Hope Community Church in Springview.

Chester Eugene Fink age 85 of Elsmere March 7 at Elsmere Bible Church.

Carl Kaupp, age 87, of Springview March 7 at the Congregational Church in Gregory, South Dakota.

Irene Fuelberth, age 85, of Stuart, Nebraska March 2 at Stuart Community Church.

Myra (Schoenberger) Hazard, age 51 and her 18 year old son James of Woodbine, Iowa Feb. 25 at Woodbine Iowa High School

George Cady, age 95, a long time resident of the Lakeview, South Dakota area Friday Feb. 25 at United Methodist Church in Valentine

Merle Farley age 62 of Winner, South Dakota February 23.

Jack Snyder age 73 of Springview  Feb. 23  in Springview.

Former Springview resident Edna Brown Moore, Feb. 21 in Lander, Wyoming.

Arley Lee “Bill” Pickinpaugh age 60 of Chapman Feb.16 at  United Methodist Church in Bassett.

Bobby Marshall age 70 formerly of Ainsworth Feb. 16 in Bloomfield, New Mexico.

Dilas M. Moody age 86 of Ainsworth  Feb. 15 at at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Ainsworth.

Leslie G. Kelly age 74 of Ainsworth  Feb. 12 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

Otto Buechle age 90 of Valentine Feb. 11 at Zion Lutheran Church in Valentine.

Glenn D. Broekemeier, age 78, of Ainsworth Feb. 3 at Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth. 

Donald Byington, age 79, of  Addison, Texas former Keya Paha County resident Feb. 1 in Texas