Word has been received of the death of former Tekamah man Ray Barger who passed away in Lincoln on Aug. 20, 2019. He was 93. In keeping with his wishes, no service was held.

Funeral services for Howard “Howie” Bishop were held Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah. The former Roosevelt, Minn., man passed away September 3, 2019 at his home in Tekamah, with family by his side, after a long battle with cancer. He was 75.

Funeral services for Everrett “Butch” Sparks were Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Decatur City Auditorium, Decatur, Neb. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery with military honors by Robert Klase-Rogers VFW Post No. 7998 and American Legion Rogers-Crum Post No. 215. Casket bearers included Scott Coate…

Funeral services for Clarence Brosam were held at First Baptist Church in Blair on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. Graveside services followed in Tekamah Cemetery. He died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Blair, five months short of his 100th birthday.

Memorial services for Sandy Lundeen were held Aug. 30, 2019, at Salem Covenant Church in rural Oakland.Burial in Salem Cemetery followed the service. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she passed away Aug. 25, 2019, at CHI Bergan Mercy in Omaha, surrounded by family, at the age of 79.

Mass of Christian Burial for Dorrell Alexander will be will be Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, 10:30 a.m., at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Tekamah. There will be no visitation. Burial in Tekamah Cemetery will follow the service.

Hazel Lucille (Crippen) Dyche found peace on July 27, 2019 at her farm home in Amity, Ore., surrounded by her family.

A graveside service with military honors for Elliot Johnson was held Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, Neb. The former Oakland man passed away Aug. 15, 2019, at his home in Laramie, Wyo. He was 76.

Funeral services for Mary Lou Johnson were Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at United Methodist Church in Tekamah. Burial was in Tekamah Cemetery.

A celebration of life for Urusula Johnson was held August 17, 2019, at Somebody’s Saloon in Uehling, Neb.

Memorial services with military honors for Brian Koehler were held Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. Burial will be at a later date.

Memorial services for Ivan Lydick will be Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10:30 a.m., at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tekamah. There will be no visitation. Burial with military honors will follow in Tekamah Cemetery.

A memorial service for Elsie M. Fugman will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Evangelical Free Church in Oakland, Neb. Interment will be at a later date at Mesa, Ariz. The Oakland woman passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. …

A celebration of life for Rick Prososki will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019, 5 p.m., at American Legion Post No. 547, 3735 260th Street, in Portsmouth, Iowa.

A graveside eulogy in Tekamah Cemetery for Jean Speck is planned for Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, time to be determined.

Funeral services for Glen Tippery, 90, of Decatur, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Decatur’s United Methodist Church. Burial with military honors will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Decatur. A visitation will be held Aug. 16, 5-7 p.m., with family receiving friends, at Pel…

Funeral services for Jim West were Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the American Legion hall in Herman. Military graveside services followed in Herman Cemetery. The Herman man passed away Aug. 5, 2019, at the age of 84.

Funeral services for Anita Beckner were Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church in Lyons, Neb. Burial was in Lyons Cemetery. The Lyons woman passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Oakland Heights in Oakland, Neb. She was 97.

A memorial service for Elsie M. Fugman was pending late last week. The Oakland, Neb., woman passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. She was 89.

A funeral service For Paul Donelan was held Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Grace Episcopal Church in, Kilmarnock, Va., followed by a reception at Good Luck Cellars. He passed away peacefully at his home in Kilmarnock on July 28, 2019, his 83rd birthday.

Funeral services for Judy Morrison were held July 28, 2019, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Omaha. A private family burial will be held at Omaha’s Forest Lawn Cemetery. The Decatur native passed away on July 24, 2019, at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha while awaiting open heart su…

Funeral services for Emmett Hennig were Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Decatur City Auditorium in Decatur, Nebraska. Burial was in the village’s Hillcrest Cemetery. The 78-year-old Decatur man passed away at his home Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

Funeral services for Phyllis Puffer will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 1 p.m., at Pelan Funeral Services in Tekamah. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Tekamah Cemetery.

Graveside services for Lyons man Roy Pounds were July 20, 2019, at Lyons Cemetery in Lyons, Neb. Pounds passed away July 14, 2019, at Legacy Garden in Pender, Neb., surrounded by his family. He was 91.

A memorial service for Betty Rogers will be held Saturday, August 3, 2019, 10:30 a.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland, Neb. There will be no visitation. Burial will be at a later date in Tekamah Cemetery. The 90-year-old Oakland woman passed away July 14, 2019, at Oakland Hei…

Funeral services for Opal Lofdahl was held Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church in Lyons, Neb. Burial was in Craig Cemetery. The 89-year-old Lyons woman passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Oakland Heights in Oakland, Nebraska

Funeral service for Lillian Mueller were Monday, July 8, 2019, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland, Neb. Burial was in Tekamah Cemetery. She passed away July 3, 2019, at Oakland Heights in Oakland, at the age of 95.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Debra Olson was celebrated Saturday, July 6, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons, Neb. Burial was in Lyons Cemetery. She passed away July 3, 2019, at her home in Bancroft, Neb., at the age of 60.

Funeral services for Robert D. Anderson, age 87, of Tekamah Neb. will be held on July 13, 10:30 a.m. at the American Legion hall in Herman, Neb.

A memorial service for Cary Holm will be Saturday, July 13, 2019, 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Tekamah. Burial with military honors will follow in Tekamah Cemetery. He died on June 21, 2019, in Omaha at the age of 61.

A funeral service for Delores Anderson was held Saturday, June 29, 2019, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland, Neb. Burial followed in Lyons Cemetery. She passed away June 24, 2019 at Oakland Heights in Oakland, Nebraska, at the age of 95.

A funeral service for Ramona J. Hawkins was held Monday, July 1, 2019, First United Methodist Church in Fremont. Rev. Bill Gepford officiated. Interment services were later that afternoon at Tekamah Cemetery. On June 27, 2019, Ramona June Hawkins, daughter of Darcy E. and Neva E. Rouse, cros…

A memorial service for Cary Holm will be Saturday, July 13, 2019, 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Tekamah. Burial with military honors will follow in Tekamah Cemetery. He died on June 21, 2019, in Omaha at the age of 61.

A memorial service for longtime Burt County resident Glen Lydick will be Saturday, July 20, 2019, 10:30 a.m, at First Presbyterian Church in Lyons, Neb. Military honors will follow services at the church. Burial will be in Tekamah Cemetery.

Funeral services for Mary Paulsen were Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland, Neb. Burial followed in Uehling Cemetery. She passed away in Fremont, Neb., on June 21, 2019, after a short battle with cancer. She was 74.

A private family service honoring the life of Bruce Peterson is planned with Pelan Funeral Services. Burial will be in Craig Cemetery. He passed away May 25, 2019, at the Ashland Care Center in Ashland, Neb., after spending his last few years in veterans hospitals. He was 64.