2006 Archives......

Funeral service for Nicole Everhart age 15 of Minatare, Nebraska January 5 at the Presbyterian Church in Atkinson with burial in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Atkinson. She passed away December 30 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff from injuries in an accident. 

Memorial service for Laura Mae Hodge age 83 of Ainsworth December 30 at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth.  Committal service will be at a later date. She passed away December 25 at Brown County Hospital.

Graveside service for Ruth Marie Lear age 86 of Stuart December 28 at Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview.  She  passed away November 10 at Parkside Manor in Stuart.

Funeral service for Dale Perry Barnes age 77 of Atkinson December 27 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Atkinson. Burial in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Atkinson. He passed away December 23 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.     

Funeral service for Keith Lavern Jones age 82 of Atkinson  December 22 at United Methodist Church in Atkinson with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. He passed away December 18 at Avera St. Anthony's Hospital in O'Neill.

Funeral service for Doris Moody age 90 of Ainsworth December 22 at the United Methodist Church in Ainsworth.  Burial in the Ainsworth Cemetery.    

Funeral service for Anna C. McDermott age 98 of Ainsworth December 20 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth.  Burial  in the Ainsworth Cemetery. She passed away December 15 at Brown County Hospital.

Funeral service for Leland “Sam” Ellsworth Robinson age 86 of Bassett  December 12 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett.  Burial will be in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery.  He passed away December 8 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Funeral service for Gary R. Witt age 57 of Ainsworth December 11 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth.  Burial in the Ainsworth Cemetery. He passed away December 8 at Brown County Hospital.

A family grave side service for Travis Aden Ammon, son of Travis and Dustina Ammon,  December 8 at the Willowdale Cemetery at Newport.

Curtis Hitchcock age 80 of Jamison, Nebraska service December 4 at the Civic Center in Burke, South Dakota

Lyle W. Moos age 82 of Ainsworth died November 30 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth.

Bonnie M. Fowler age 74 of Long Pine died November 29 at the Parkside Manor in Stuart.    

Ardell Hanneman age 79 of Madison, South Dakota died November 25 at McKennan Hospice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Raymond B. Terrell age 83 former Bassett resident died November 17 in Clackamas, Oregon.  

Lavern H. Marshall age 88 of Mt. Vernon, Missouri  service November 25 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth. 

Orville Neujahr age 80 of Valentine died November 18 at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine.

Alvin Ray Baragar age 75 of Onawa, Iowa, former Ainsworth resident, died November 18, at Burgess Health Center in Onawa.

Bernard L. Simonson age 65 of Purdum died November 16 at Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow.

Irene Marie Ellwanger age 91 of Atkinson...formerly of Butte...died November 13 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

John S. Conrad age 71 of O'Neill died November 13.

Marjorie Jasperson age 83 of Henderson, Nevada  died  November 2 at  Las Vegas, Nevada.    

Ruth M. Lear age 86 formerly of Ainsworth died November 10 at the Parkside Manor in Stuart, Nebraska.

Ron Lurz age 34 of Crookston died November 7 at his home in Crookston.

Betty (Mrs. Don) Sandall age 80  of Des Moines, Iowa died November 8 at Mercy Hospial in Des Moines.

Annabelle (Mrs. Ivan) Ferguson  a long time Springview area resident service November 13 at the United Methodist Church in Burwell.

Richard Allen "Dick" Kinkead, 61, formerly of Ainsworth died Nov. 1 at Wenatchee, Washington.

Patrick J. Smiley age 37 of Bassett died November 3 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Mrs. Lyle (Dorothy) Hughes, age 86, of Louisburg, Missouri former Ainsworth resident died Ocotber 29 at the Buffalo, Missouri Nursing Home. 

Dean Schmidt age 81 of Valentine died November 3 at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine.

Bernard "Bernie" Lloyd Micheel age 63 of Newell, South Dakota died October 31 as the result of a ranching accident at Newell.

Barbara Jochem Mahrt age 73 of Flower Mound, Texas died October 27 at her home. She was a 1951 graduate of Ainsworth High School.

Delores C. Parr age 79 of Bassett died October 29 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha.

Maureen Ann Keating Tsuchiya age 51 of Chappaqua, New York, formerly of Atkinson, died October 28 in New York City.

Dagma Smith age 91 of Ainsworth died October 29 at Brown County Hospital.

Lillie M. Hammerstrom age 89 died October 22 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth.

Elvin D. Jackson age 75 of Bassett died October 20 at West Holt Memorial Hospital  in Atkinson.

Lettie Jean Koinzan age 85 of Ainsworth, formerly of Elgin, died October 15 at the Ainsworth Care Center.

Clara A. Smith age 54 of Yutan formerly of Ainsworth died October 18 at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Irene Rademacher of Loup City, the mother of Fr. Jack Rademacher, former pastor of Ainsworth and Bassett Catholic Churches, died October 16.

Mary L. Scheer age 73 of Pierce former Ainsworth resident died October 12 at Madonna Rehab Hospital in Lincoln.

Larry Russell age 72 of Valentine died October 9 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.

Joan Dixon formerly of Ainsworth died October 8 at her home in Omaha. Ruby Vaughn age 96 of Valentine died October 7 at Pine View Good Samaritan Center in Valentine.

Vernon L. Sharp age 93 of Long Pine died October 2 at Parkside Manor in Stuart.

Hope L. Hutton age 88 of Bassett died October 3 at Rock County Long Term Care in Bassett.        

Wesley Robinson Slaymaker age 87 of Atkinson died September 28 at West Holt Memorial Hospital in Atkinson.

Carl Casey Jones age 92 of Ainsworth died Sept. 25 at Ainsworth Care Center.

Fred “Fritz” E. Grandt age 80 of Bassett died September 25 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.     

Margaret F. Davis, age 95, of Bassett September 19 at the United Methodist Church in Bassett.  Burial in the Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery. She passed away September 15 at the Rock County Long Term Care in Bassett. 

Kay Linch age 61 of Lexington, Nebraska former Ainsworth resident service September 15 at First United Methodist Church in LexingtonMarvin Reagle age 59 of Valentine service September 15 at United Methodist Church in Valentine. 

Helen Schwager age 69 of Springview died September 7 at Cherry County Hospital  in Valentine.

Georgia A. Empfield age 82 of Newcastle, Wyoming died August 31 at Newcastle.

Tony Clark age 50 of Neligh former Long Pine resident died suddenly at his home near Neligh August 27.

Merle Duffy age 87 of Long Pine died August 28 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.  

Crystal Irma Enbody age 98 of Atkinson died  August 27 at West Holt Memorial Hospital in Atkinson.

Dian Williams, age 64, of Lincoln former Ainsworth resident died August 14 in Lincoln.

Robert O. "Bob" Pape age 79 of Bassett died August 13 near Bassett.

Virginia E. "Ginger" Kelly, age 59 died August 9 at the Brown County Hospital

Dr. Gordon Sawyers, age 81 of North Platte former Ainsworth resident  died August 4 in North Platte

Eula Harlan-Ritterbush age 80 of Bassett died August 5 at  Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Elva I. McCullough age 94 of Long Pine died August 3 at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett.      

Nattellia C. Haskell age 86 of Ainsworth died July 28 at  Ainsworth Care Center.

Fern M. Weander, age 86, of Bassett, died July 18 at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth.

Doris M. Thiede, age 100, of Springview died July 19 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Donald Dale Shepperd, age 68 of Springview died July 12 at Nebraska Heart Institute in Lincoln.   

Joanne E. Westcott age 68 of Ainsworth died July 6 at Brown County Hospital.

Rolland L. Doering age 80 of Ainsworth service July 9 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Ainsworth.

Phillip Wilson age 68 of Saguache, Colorado former Long Pine resident  died July 6.

Michael Dean Meyers age 19 of Gillette, Wyoming was killed July 1 in an automobile accident.

Rodney Blake of Paonia, Colorado, 1958 Ainsworth High School graduate died June 29 at a Grand Junction, Colorado hospital.

Daniel Sharples age 19 of Fullerton died June 25.

Douglas D. Baxter age 38 of North Platte died June 22 at the Nebraska Heart Institute in Lincoln.

Charles Edward Townsend of Papillion, Nebraska, died June 16.

Dale J. McNally age 78 of Ainsworth died June 20 at his home in Ainsworth.

Hazel G. Estabrook age 96 of Lakewood, Colorado died June 17 at Grand Oaks Care Center in Lakewood.

Jean Morris Shapiro serviceJune 21 at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake. She passed away in March.

Scott A. Moore age 36 of Johnstown died  June 15 at his home.

Dorothy A. Wheeler age 60 of Ord, formerly of Long Pine, service June 14 at Grandview Cemetery in Long Pine.

Clarence Burger of Lincoln, former Ainsworth resident  inurnment June 10 at the Ainsworth Cemetery.

Darol G. Frew age 89 of Norden died June 4 at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island

Luke Anthony Scholtes age 72 of Ainsworth died May 31 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth.

Elmer L. Swanson age 100 of Bassett died May 29 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Benjamin Schumacher age 14 of Juniata, Nebraska , son of former Ainsworth residents Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schumacher, was killed in an automobile accident May 22.   

Wava Lear Hollingsworth of Clacksmus, Oregon service May 24 at the Ainsworth United Methodist Church.

Max Elley age 97 of Wood Lake  died May 22 at Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital in O’Neill.

Benedict Turgeon age 84 of Butte service May 20 at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Butte.  

Ina Ruby Oamek age 87 of Ainsworth and a former Bassett resident died  May 10 at Brown County Hospital

Allan H. Nygren age 69 of Brewster died May 10 in Kearney.

Marlow Newman age 81 of Colorado Springs, Colorado former long time Gregory County South Dakota resident died May 7.

Doris Lucht age 76 of Ainsworth died May 5 at Brown County Hospital.      

Elizabeth Harper age 88 of Valentine service May 3 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Valentine.

Orville Muenchau age 84 of Sioux City, Iowa died April 27.

Kenneth Anderson age 74 of O'Neill died April 18 at his home in O'Neill. 

Anita K. Morton age 94 of Bassett died April 7 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Eldon L. Martindale age 77 of Elm Creek died  April 17 at his home.

Harvey Meyer age 66 of Valentine died April 11 at his home east of Valentine.

Dr. Floyd Shiffermiller age 89 former long time Ainsworth resident and physician  died April 17 in Omaha.

Philip Morlang age 77 of Norden died April 14 at the Park Side Manor in Stuart. 

Karl Linke III age 82 of Syracuse, formerly of Bassett, died April 8 at Good Samaritan Center in Syracuse.

Anita K. Morton age 94 of Bassett died Friday, April 7 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Norman Serr age 74 of Gregory, South Dakota service April 4 at St. John Lutheran Church in Gregory with burial in the IOOF Cemetery at Gregory.

Gerald Dean "Gary" Copp age 65 of Dunning service April 1 at the Open Bible Church in Dunning. Also a memorial grave side service for Gary’s brother Gail L. Copp age 64 of Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Brewster Cemetery following the Gary Copp burial service.

Lucille Stedry age 93 of Longmont, Colorado formerly of Ainsworth died March 29 at Life Care Center in Longmont, Colorado.

Helen B. Schneider, 95, of Tyndall, South Dakota died March 28 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, South Dakota.

William L. “Bill” Gudgel age 84 of Ainsworth died March 20 at Hermann Memorial Hospital in Houston, Texas.     

Max Appelt age 63 of Ainsworth died March 18 at Brown County Hospital.

Albert M. Wasson age 81 of Ainsworth  died March 19 at his home in Ainsworth.

Elva (Mrs. Dale) Mapes age 69 of Mead, Nebraska died March 18. Marilyn Ann Kinney age 72 of Bassett died March 17 at Rock County Hospital in Bassett.

Jim Summers age 89 of Ainsworth died March 14 at Brown County Hospital.

Grace J. Cosgrove age 94 of Bassett died March 8 at Rock County Long Term Care in Bassett.  

Lillian V. Jansen age 89 of Ainsworth  died March 10 at Ainsworth Care Center.

Willna McCormick, age 99, of Valentine service March 13 at the Presbyterian Church in Valentine.  

Robert Owens age 77 of Norfolk, formerly of Sparks, died March 6 at the Norfolk Veterans Home.

Robert D. Fox age 83 of Ainsworth  died Tuesday at Parkside Manor in Stuart, NE.  

Dale Adcock age 70 of Huntsville, Alabama former Ainsworth-Springview resident died March 6.

Nola (Crone) Wilson age 88 of Buena Park, California died March 4. Aubrey (A.C.) Smith age 82 of Spokane, Washington died March 3 in Spokane.

Bessie Ritterbush age 101 of Mills service March 9 at Clausen Funeral Home in Burke with burial in the Olive Branch Cemetery at Mills.

Norman Wenger age 85 of Gregory, South Dakota service March 3 at St. John Lutheran Church in Gregory.

Mary Beth Davison age 62 of Ainsworth died February 26 at Brown County Hospital.

Clarence E. Burger age 89 of Lincoln passed away on January 21, 2006.   Leander A. Drueke age 79 of Ainsworth died February 24 at the Brown County Hospital.

Doris C. (Hagel) Primmer age 89 of Council Bluffs, Iowa graveside service February 28 at the Ainsworth Cemetery.

Ruth (Crone) Henderson age 92 of Long Island, New York service February 24 at Brueggemann's Funeral Home Larkfield Road Northport, New York.

Blaine Ellis age 65 former Bassett resident  died February 16 at the Veterans Hospital in Grand Island.

Severt A. Lindquist Jr. age 77 of Ainsworth died February 18 at Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow. 

Louise Fredrickson age 84 of Valentine died February 15 at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine.

Calvin Lee Alexander, Srage 69 passed away February 15 at his home in Loup City, Nebraska.

Susanne Cassidy age 61 former Ainsworth resident  died February 8 at her home in Potter, Nebraska.

Beryl K. Kuhre age 74 of Ainsworth died February 13 at the Cherry County Hospital in Valentine.     

Steven E. Gordon age 46 of Lincoln died February 10 at his home in Lincoln.

Joseph Earl Grazier age 100 of Ainsworth died February 8 at Ainsworth Care Center.

William Dean (Bill) Lewis age 60 of Adams former Ainsworth resident died February 2.   

James G. Hurless age 74 of Ainsworth died February 4 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth.

Remina Eagle Elk age 44 of Long Pine died January 29 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. .

Shirley J. Hurless age 73 of Ainsworth died January 27 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth.     

Lyle W. Hughes age 88 of Louisburg, Missouri, former Ainsworth resident died January 25 at his home.

Arleeta Keller age 91 of Valentine  died January 23 in Ft. Collins, Colorado.

Helen P. Berkheimer age 83 of Ainsworth died January 23 at the Hospice House in Omaha.

Wava Hollingsworth age 94 former Springview resident passed away  January 19 in Forrest Grove, Oregon.

Violet Ann Gipson age 82 of Ainsworth  died January 18 at Brown County Hospital.     

Martha L. Hixson age 91 of Grand Island a former Rose resident died January 17 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.

Esther E. Peterson age 97 former Ainsworth resident and Brown County school teacher Esther E. Peterson age 97 died January 9 at Gateway Manor in Lincoln.

Garold M. Butler age 84 of Bassett  died January 8 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

Wayne E. Peterson age 89 of Bassett died January 5 at the Mid Dakota Long Term Care Facility in Chamberlain, South Dakota.

Thomas Tiffany "Moose" Varney V age 21 of Arnold died January 2 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

Edward L. Kuchera age 90 of Long Pine died January 2 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth.  

Graveside service for former Ainsworth resident Mary Dodge age 64 of York, Nebraska January 3 at the Ainsworth South Cemetery.