OBITUARIES

Carlee P. Mathis

Nov 29, 2022 (0)


Spencer — Roger Leigh Pecena, 76, of Spencer died Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at Avera St. Anthony's Hospital in O'Neill.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 at the Spencer Community Hall in Spencer.

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Roger L. Pecena

Nov 22, 2022 (0)


Spencer — Roger Leigh Pecena, 76, of Spencer died Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at Avera St. Anthony's Hospital in O'Neill.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 at the Spencer Community Hall in Spencer.

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John "Jack" L. O'Connell

Nov 29, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — John "Jack" Leo O'Connell, 88, of Atkinson, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 at Parkside Manor in Stuart.

Visitation was held Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson with a rosary.

Funeral...

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Marvin A. Peter

Nov 29, 2022 (0)


Marvin A. Peter, 77, of O'Neill, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 at his home in O'Neill.

Visitation was held Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill with a Knights of Columbus rosary.

Funeral services...

Mary Lou Wettlaufer

Nov 29, 2022 (0)


Mary Lou Wettlaufer, 94, of O'Neill, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 at Avera St. Anthony's Hospital in O'Neill.

Visitation was held Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill with a prayer service....

Lavon L. Johnson

Nov 15, 2022 (0)


Verdigre — Lavon LuRae Johnson, 94, of Verdigre, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Visitation was held Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 at the United Methodist Church in Verdigre.

Funeral services were held Friday, Nov....

John N. Schmit

Nov 22, 2022 (0)


John Nicholaus Schmit, 101, of O'Neill, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 in O'Neill.

Visitation was held Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in O'Neill with a rosary.

Funeral services were...

Wallace "Ed" E. West

Nov 22, 2022 (0)


Hoskins — Wallace "Ed" Edward West, 83, of Hoskins, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 at Wayne Countryview Care and Rehabilitation in Wayne.

Services will be held at a later date. A celebration of life service is...

Foster D. Burrell

Nov 9, 2022 (0)


Chambers — Foster David Burrell, 79, of Chambers, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha after a four year battle with cancer.

A memorial visitation was held Sunday,...

Wilma L. Ollendick

Nov 15, 2022 (0)


Wilma Lee Ollendick, 79, of O'Neill died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 at Arbor Care Center in O'Neill.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Burial will be in the O'Neill Cemetery in O'Neill.

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Joseph M. Schaaf

Nov 15, 2022 (0)


Emmet — Joseph Michael Schaaf, 72, of Emmet, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022 at his home in Emmet.

Visitation was held Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson with a prayer service.

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Janet A. Fleek

Nov 2, 2022 (0)


Chambers — Janet Arlene Fleek, 77, of Chambers, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk.

Private graveside services will be held at the Chambers Cemetery at a later date.

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Gordon L. Polinoski

Nov 9, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Gordon Lee Polinoski, 80, of Atkinson, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Atkinson Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department...

Juliann M. French

Oct 26, 2022 (0)


Santa Cruz, CA — Juliann May French, 64, of Santa Cruz, CA, died unexpectedly in Santa Maria, CA on Oct. 3, 2022.

A celebration of life service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at the Mission Plaza Park...

Gary L. Krugman

Oct 26, 2022 (0)


Norfolk — Gary Lee Krugman, 67, of Norfolk, formerly of O'Neill, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday,...

Donna F. Scheinost

Oct 19, 2022 (0)


Grand Island — Donna Fay Scheinost, 78, of Grand Island, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2022.

To honor Donna's wishes, cremation has taken place.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

All Faiths...

Patricia A. Scott

Oct 19, 2022 (0)


Lynch — Patricia Ann Scott, 79, of Lynch, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2022 at her residence in Lynch.

Visitation was held Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 at Assumption Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Lynch.

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Lucille N. Bowman

Oct 12, 2022 (0)


Spencer — Lucille Nell Bowman, 98, of Spencer, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk after a brief illness.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2022 at Brockhaus...

Marian M. Cook

Oct 12, 2022 (0)


Newport — Marian M. Cook, 82, of Newport, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 at Arbor Care Center in O'Neill with her children Karl, Jim and Kathy at her bedside and Wayne welcoming her to the other side.

Visitation was...

Joseph F. Mack

Oct 5, 2022 (0)


Shamrock, Texas — Joseph Frederick Mack, 73, of Shamrock, Texas, formerly of Atkinson, died March 15, 2021 in Shamrock, Texas.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 at St....

Marlienne C. Hoppe

Oct 12, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Marlienne Claire Hoppe, 77, of Atkinson, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 in Atkinson.

Visitation was held Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson with a prayer service.

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Jack O'Connell

Nov 22, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Jack O'Connell, 88, of Atkinson, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 in Stuart.  

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson with a 7 p.m. rosary.

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Bertha "Bert" P. Colman

Sep 28, 2022 (0)


Inman — Bertha "Bert" Pauline Colman, 101, of Inman, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, at Arbor Care Center in O'Neill.

Memorial visitation was held Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at the Inman Community Church in Inman....

Ronald R. Smith

Oct 5, 2022 (0)


Ronald "Ronnie" Ray Smith, 81, of O'Neill, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 at Arbor Care Center in O'Neill.

Visitation was held Tuesday, Oct. 4,, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill with a time of sharing.

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Donald E. Spahn

Oct 5, 2022 (0)


Butte — Jean L. Reiman, 82, of Butte, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, at her residence in Butte.

Visitation was held Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Butte with a wake service....

Alan W. Schoenhofer

Nov 15, 2022 (0)


Columbus — Alan Wayne Schoenhofer, 53, of Columbus died suddenly Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022,   at work at the nuclear power plant near Waynesboro, GA.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17,...

Connie S. Shald

Nov 22, 2022 (0)


Stuart — Connie Sue Shald, 70, of Stuart, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 at her home in Stuart.

Memorial visitation was held Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at Seger Funeral Home in Stuart.

Memorial funeral services were...

James "Jim" "Bud" F. Butts

Sep 21, 2022 (0)


James "Jim" "Bud" F. Butts, 89, of O'Neill, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 at Arbor Care Center in O'Neill.

Visitation was held Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary with a Knights of Columbus rosary.

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Scott A. Fernau

Sep 28, 2022 (0)


Scott Allen Fernau, 49, of O'Neill, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, at his home in O'Neill.

A celebration of life service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill.

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Jean L. Reiman

Sep 28, 2022 (0)


Butte — Jean L. Reiman, 82, of Butte, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, at her residence in Butte.

Visitation was held Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Butte with a wake service....

Jean A. Craig

Nov 9, 2022 (0)


Omaha — Jean A. Craig, 74, of Omaha, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2022.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 at Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home in Omaha with a 7 p.m. prayer service.

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K E. Barritt

Sep 14, 2022 (0)


Stuart — K Earl Barritt, 92, of Stuart, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at Parkside Manor in Stuart.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at Seger Funeral Home in Stuart with a 7 p.m. rosary....

Colleen D. McPherson

Sep 21, 2022 (0)


Colleen Dawn McPherson, 63, of O'Neill, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton....

Devonne L. Murray

Oct 19, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Devonne Lee Murray, 66, of Atkinson, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

Memorial visitation will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Faith Wesleyan...

Charley W. Peterson

Sep 6, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Charley Willis Peterson, 71, of Atkinson died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 along Interstate 65 near South Vinemont, AL.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson...

Ethel F. Frisch

Sep 14, 2022 (0)


Ethel Fern Frisch, 102, of O'Neill, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 at the Arbor Care Center in O'Neill.

Memorial visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill.

Memorial...

Richard F. Wright

Sep 14, 2022 (0)


Sutherland — Richard F. Wright, 84, of Sutherland, formerly of Ewing, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022 at his home in Sutherland.

Visitation was held on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 at Adams Swanson Funeral Home in North...

Devonne L. Murray

Oct 12, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Devonne L. Murray, 66, of Atkinson, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

Funeral services will be held at a later date at Faith Wesleyan Church in Atkinson.

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Joan D. Allemang

Aug 31, 2022 (0)


Clearwater — Joan D. Allemang, 89, of Clearwater, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022 at Arbor Care Center in Neligh.

Visitation was held Monday, Aug. 29, 2022 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater.

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Brenda I. Schmidt

Sep 6, 2022 (0)


Brenda Ilene Schmidt, 74, of O'Neill, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

Visitation was held Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill with a prayer...

J. R. Rash

Sep 28, 2022 (0)


J. R. Rash, 62, of O'Neill, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 at his home in O'Neill surrounded by family and friends.

Memorial services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022 at Word of Life Christian Center...

Robert D. Burge

Aug 23, 2022 (0)


Amelia — Robert Dean Burge, 76, of rural Amelia, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at his home in rural Amelia.

A celebration of life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022 at the First Presbyterian...

Charles W. Tasler

Aug 31, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Charles "Chuck" W. Tasler, 93, 0f Atkinson, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 in Atkinson.

Visitation was held Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022 at United Methodist Church in Atkinson with a prayer service.

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Jim Butts

Sep 14, 2022 (0)


Jim Butts, 89, of O'Neill, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 at Arbor Care Center in O'Neill.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary with a 7 p.m. parish rosary.

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Jerry M. Crosser

Aug 17, 2022 (0)


Jerry Morgan Crosser, 71, of O'Neill, died Friday, Agu. 12, 2022 at Avera St. Anthony's Hospital in O'Neill.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022 at the First Christian Church in O'Neill.  

Memorial...

Gloria J. Everett

Aug 23, 2022 (0)


Papillion — Gloria Jean Everett, 91, of Papillion, formerly of Atkinson, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Papillion Manor Nursing Home in Papillion.

Visitation was held Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022 at Seger Funeral...

JoAnn Knebel

Aug 23, 2022 (0)


Omaha — JoAnn Knebel, 93, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2022.

Visitation was held Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022 at Roeder Mortuary in Omaha.

Funeral services were held Thurday, Aug. 18, 2022 at the mortuary.

Burial was...

John R. "Bob" Miksch

Aug 23, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — John Robert "Bob" Miksch, 86, of Atkinson, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022.

Visitation was held Monday, Aug. 15, 2022 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson with a prayer service.

Funeral services were...

Scott Fernau

Sep 14, 2022 (0)


Scott Fernau, 49, of O'Neill died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022 at his home in O'Neill.

Memorial services are pending at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation....

Kelly J. Appleby

Aug 9, 2022 (0)


Omaha — Kelly J. Appleby, 67, of Omaha, formerly of O'Neill, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 at his home in Omaha.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill.

Memorial...

Gary L. Krugman

Aug 17, 2022 (0)


Lynch — Gary Lee Krugman, 67, formerly of Lynch, died Wednesday, August 10, 2022 in Omaha.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation....

Larry L. Pendergast

Aug 17, 2022 (0)


Inman — Larry L. Pendergast, 78, of Inman, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk after a brief illness with pulmonary fibrosis.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday,...

Larry D. Mudloff

Aug 23, 2022 (0)


Page — Larry David Mudloff, 80, of Page, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022 at Arbor Care Center in O'Neill.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill.

A memorial...

Fay Pichler

Aug 23, 2022 (0)


Chambers — Lila Linn Beed, 79, of Chambers, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 at Good Samaritan Society in Atkinson.

Memorial graveside services were held Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 at the Chambers Cemetery in Chambers....

DeWayne J. Tasler

Aug 23, 2022 (0)


Green Valley — DeWayne Junior Tasler, 92 of Green Valley, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2022 at his daughter Jeanette Tasler's home in Atkinson.

Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday,   Aug. 27,...

Robert P. Tooker Sr.

Aug 23, 2022 (0)


Robert Paul Tooker Sr., 98, of O'Neill, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 at his home in O'Neill.

A celebration of life service will be held Friday, Aug. 26, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill. Pastor Mike Durre will...

Larry L. Pendergast

Aug 23, 2022 (0)


Inman — Larry L. Pendergast, 78, of Inman, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk after a brief illness with pulmonary fibrosis, surrounded by loved ones and sharing stories...

Charley W. Peterson

Aug 31, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Word has been received of the death of Charley W. Peterson, 71, of Atkinson.

Funeral services are pending at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson.


Lila L. Beed

Aug 9, 2022 (0)


Chambers — Lila Linn Beed, 79, of Chambers, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 at Good Samaritan Society in Atkinson.

Memorial graveside services were held Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 at the Chambers Cemetery in Chambers....

Opal E. Bosn

Aug 9, 2022 (0)


Opal Elizabeth Bosn, 93, of O'Neill died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 at Arbor Care Center in O'Neill.

Visitation was held Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill with a parish rosary.

A memorial mass was...

Betty J. Gunter

Aug 9, 2022 (0)


Norfolk — Betty Jean Gunter, 91, of Norfolk, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Norfolk.

Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church...

Gloria Everett

Aug 17, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Gloria Everett, 91, of Atkinson, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson with a 7 p.m. prayer service.

Funeral services...

Brenda Schmidt

Aug 31, 2022 (0)


Brenda Schmidt, 74, of O'Neill, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill...

Mildred M. VanBuren

Aug 9, 2022 (0)


Wayne — Mildred Mae Van Buren, 86, of Wayne, formerly of Norfolk and Atkinson, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 at Wayne Countryview Care and Rehabilitation Center in Wayne where she has resided for the last five years...

John "Bob" R. Miksch

Aug 17, 2022 (0)



Atkinson — John "Bob" Robert Miksch, 86, of Atkinson, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 in Atkinson.

Visitation was held Monday, Aug. 15, 2022 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson with a rosary.

Funeral services...

Walter R. Rouse

Aug 17, 2022 (0)


Atkinson — Walter Ray Rouse, 68, of Atkinson, formerly of Ainsworth, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 at Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth when he lost his battle with cancer.

Memorial visitation was held Sunday,...

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