Gerald Laverne Jobman, 81, of Omaha, (formerly of Gothenburg), passed away on June 26, 2020 at the Hospice House in Omaha. He was born Aug. 25, 1938 at Gothenburg to Arthur William and Lucille Virginia (Geiken) Jobman. Gerald grew up on the family farm nine miles northeast of Gothenburg and …

Rachel June Wilson, 85, of Gothenburg, died June 26, 2020 at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Rachel was born Sept. 21, 1934 in Boise, Idaho, daughter of William O and Jessie (Lowe) Bragstad.

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James Dennis Jobman, 76, of Gothenburg, died June 29, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born Feb. 5, 1944 in Gothenburg, son of Walter Leo and Ada Hope (Wustrack) Jobman. James grew up in the Gothenburg area and graduated from Gothenburg High with the class of 1962. He joine…

Donna Lee Jensen, 73, of Gothenburg, died June 10, 2020 at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. She was born Feb. 26, 1947 in Gothenburg, daughter of Marvin Lee and Luella Madeline (Waltman) Jensen. 

Janice Lee Rickertsen, 64, of Gothenburg, passed away at her Gothenburg home on May 26, 2020 after a battle with cancer, surrounded by her family and her loving husband. 

A memorial service and Celebration of Life for Gauge Patrick Soller, age 16 of Gothenburg, will take place on Monday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at The Crossing Fellowship in Gothenburg. Following the service, internment will take place at Pleasant View Cemetery near the crossroads of Road 414 and …

Loree Mae Thomsen, 89, of Gothenburg, died May 14, 2020 at Gothenburg Health in Gothenburg. Loree was born in Lexington on Jan. 31, 1931, to Frank and Ruth (Melosh) Kolb. 

Betty E. Etherton, 89, of Gothenburg, died May 8, 2020 in Gothenburg. She was born June 9, 1930 in Gothenburg, daughter of William and Agnes Peterson.

Beverly D. Schmeeckle, 85, of Gothenburg, died March 24, 2020 at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. She was born Nov. 16, 1934, in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady, daughter of Reuben Andrew Nathanial and Gertrude Fickenscher Bratten. 

Evelyn Heath, 84, of Farnam, died March 14, 2020 at her home in Farnam. She was born Dec. 30, 1935 in Farnam, daughter of Earl F. and Mildred E (Hicks) Edson. 

Lois (Moody) Bellinger, of Gothenburg, died on March 3, 2020, at Kearney Regional Medical Center. She had been a resident of St. John’s Nursing Home in Kearney for nearly two years.

Ruth Marie Brown, 59, of Gothenburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2020, in her home surrounded by family.

Arlena A. Nichelson, 85, of Gothenburg, died Feb. 26, at St. Luke’s Good Samaritan Society in Kearney. She was born Nov. 4, 1934 in Russell, Kansas, daughter of Rubin and Alvina (Miller) Keil.

William Clair Moroney, known as “Bill” to friends and family, was born on the Moroney homestead south of Anselmo on May 23, 1938. His parents were Thomas J. Moroney and Veronica M. “Vera” Williams Moroney.

Mary DeeAnn Whitney, 61, of Gothenburg, died Feb. 12, 2020, at her home in Gothenburg after a courageous battle with COPD. 

Valerie Peterson, 77, of Gothenburg, died Feb. 10, 2020 at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. Valerie was born in Gothenburg on Feb. 2, 1943 to parents, Edward Eugene and Lucille Sarah (Johnson) Kratzenstein. 

William Clair Moroney, known as "Bill" to friends and family, was born on the Moroney homestead south of Anselmo on May 23, 1938. His parents were Thomas J. Moroney and Veronica M. "Vera" Williams Moroney.

Garold Keith Messersmith, Jr., age 63 of Farnam, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 in Cambridge. Garold was born May 13, 1956, at Gothenburg to Garold “Keith” Sr. and Leora (Knoll) Messersmith. 

Dale Willis Bowman was born Dec. 11, 1929 in Albion, to Guy S. and Gladys Mable (Porter) Bowman. He was baptized and confirmed at the United Methodist church in Albion. He attended District 4 Boone School and graduated from Albion High School in 1947. He farmed with his father until he was d…

James Newton “Old Man” Gaskill, 87, of Gothenburg, died Jan. 22, 2020, in Gothenburg. He was born April 14, 1932, in Beloit, Kansas, son of Ross and Thelma (Flynn) Gaskill. 

Donald Derra, 98, of Gothenburg died Jan. 23, 2020, at Gothenburg Health in Gothenburg. Don was born in Campbell on Sept. 15, 1921. When he was nine, the family moved to Farnam. He lived with his sister Belle and Earl Thomalla and rode a horse to school. He graduated from Farnam High in 1939. 

Jimmy Eugene Sabin, 78, of Gothenburg, died Jan. 23, 2020, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born on March 26, 1941, in Gothenburg, son of Charles and Hazel Sabin. Jimmy married June DeLosh on Aug. 9, 1958 in Lexington.

Harold D. Parsons, 81, of Gothenburg, died Jan. 1, 2020, in Gothenburg. He was born Jan. 26, 1938 in Cozad, son of Herbert and Freda (Buss) Parsons.

Gary Eugene Lacey, 77, of Gothenburg, died Jan. 2, 2020 at Gothenburg Health in Gothenburg. Gary Eugene Lacey was born in Scottsbluff on Oct. 2, 1942. After graduating from Scottsbluff High School he attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln where he studied journalism. He was editor of…

John L. Schurr, 79, of Farnam, died at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. John L. was born Dec. 21, 1940, to John Jacob and Estella Agnes (Jackson) Schurr in Farnam where he grew up on the family farm.

RoseMarie Kampfe of Gothenburg died Dec. 22, 2019, in Cozad, on her 90th birthday and four years to the day after Walter Kampfe, her beloved husband of 65 years. 

Funeral services were held Nov. 18 at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel for Florence Meredith, 94, of Gothenburg, who died Nov. 14 in Gothenburg.

Memorial services were held Nov. 19 at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel for L. “Maxine” Fickenscher, 88, of Gothenburg, who died Nov. 14 at Stone Hearth Estates.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the First Presbyterian Church, 1020 Lake Ave., for Helen Louise Neel, 98, of Kearney, formerly of Gothenburg, who died Oct. 22, at the Mother Hull Home in Kearney.

Funeral services were held Oct. 30 at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in North Platte for Thorval Hansen, 82, of Brady, who died Oct. 26 at Linden Court in North Platte. 

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 1 at Evangelical Free Church for Edith “DeDe” Helen Diehl, 87, of Gothenburg, who died Oct. 24 at Meadowlark Pointe in Cozad.

Joann Parker, age 81, died Aug. 17 in Las Vegas.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 11 at Farnam United Methodist Church in Farnam for Larry Lee Fry, 83, of Farnam, who died Sept. 24 at the Elwood Care Center in Elwood.

Memorial services will be held at 1: 30 p.m. Nov. 2 at First Presbyterian Church for F. Lucile Rickertsen, 92, of Gothenburg, who died Sept. 19 at Stone Hearth Estates.

Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at First United Methodist Church for Zane Wells Fecht, 32, formerly of Gothenburg, who died Sept. 22 in a grain elevator accident in Fremont

Funeral services in Texas are pending for Loretta Peck, 71, of Gothenburg, who died Sept. 17 in Kearney.

Memorial services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Gothenburg First Baptist Church, 1002 Avenue C, for Phoenix Edward Mayers, the infant son of Martina Mayers and Dusty Gautier, who died Sept. 17.

Funeral services were held Aug. 29 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church of Levelland in Levelland, Texas, for Petra Lupe Lucero, 57, who died Aug. 25.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 30 at Farnam United Methodist Church for Karl “Jack” J. Randecker, 86, of Farnam, who died Aug. 21 at Gothenburg Health.

 Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 29 at North Platte First United Methodist Church for Wes Grady, formerly of Gothenburg, who died Aug. 23.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 24 at Evangelical Free Church for Harold W. Peterson, 91, of Gothenburg, who died Aug. 18.

Funeral services were held Aug. 21 at Zion Lutheran Church for Alvin Junker, 88, of Cozad, who died Aug. 1 at Emerald Nursing home.