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November 20th

Michael L. McCarty, 59

November 20, 2014

Michael L. McCarty, 59, of Grand Island, NE died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, as the result of a fatal plane crash in Paulding County, Ohio.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St Mary's Cathedral, Grand Island, NE with Reverend Richard Piontkowski officiating. Reception and dinner to follow at St. Mary's Parish Center. There will be no visitation. Inurnment will be at a later date.  Apfel Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Dwight E. Porter, 53

November 20, 2014

Funeral Services for Dwight E. Porter, age 53, of Taylor, will be held Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., at the Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth.

Burial will be in the Bassett MemorialPark Cemetery at Bassett.

Dwight Porter passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at the Great Plains Regional Medical Centerat North Platte, Nebraska.

Beatta P. Jameson, 83

November 20, 2014

Beatta P. Jameson, 83 of Greeley, Colo., passed away Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at the Fairacres Manor Nursing Home in Greeley.

She was born April 1, 1931, in Ravenna, to August W. and Percilla (Fisher) Hauser.

Beatta married Edgar Ralph Jameson in 1948 in Thedford. He preceded her in death on July 13, 2007. She attended the Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Greeley for many years.

Survivors include her daughter, Kathrine Hunter; two sons, John and Ralph Jameson; a brother, Burdell Hauser; a sister, Gwendola Palmer; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Martha Lee Sutton, 85

November 20, 2014

Martha Lee Sutton, 85, of Sargent, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at Burwell.

Services for Bobby, who died Oct. 18, 2014, and Martha Lee Sutton were Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. at the United Methodist Church in Sargent, with Pastors Cliff Reynolds and Marvin Bauer officiating. Burial was at the West Union Cemetery, west of Sargent.

Rhoad Funeral Home of Sargent, was in charge of arrangements.

Wesley "Wes" Raymond Minnema, 54

November 20, 2014

Wesley “Wes” Raymond Minnema, 54, of Hastings, passed away suddenly on Monday, November 3, 2014 at CHI Health St. Francis in Grand Island.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Broken Bow, Nebraska. Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island is in charge of arrangements.

Jerry W. Dunn, 81

November 20, 2014

Jerry W Dunn, 81, of Fort Collins, Colo., passed away Nov. 4, 2014, at Rehab and Nursing Center of the Rockies.

Funeral services were Nov. 11, 2014, at the Timberline Church, 2908 South Timberline Rd, Fort Collins, Colo.

Arrangements are by Vessey Funeral Services of Fort Collins, Colo. 

Jerry was born at Purdum, to Percy and Ethel (Warren) Dunn Oct. 9,1933.  He went to school at Purdum and graduated from Broken Bow. 

He married Mary L. Strunk June 30, 1954, in Thedford.

Joseph Fancis Coyle, Jr., 81

November 20, 2014

Dr. Joseph Francis Coyle Jr., age 81 of Gothenburg, passed away Saturday, November 8, 2014.

Joseph was born in Kansas City Aug. 21, 1933, to Joseph F. and Mary A. (Ronayne) Coyle, Sr. He graduated from De La Salle Academy and then attended St. Mary’s College in Winona, Minn., for one year. He finished his undergraduate work at Kansas State University and was accepted to the College of Veterinary Medicine, where he graduated in 1957.

Norma Jeannine Ellingson, 85

November 20, 2014

Hastings resident Norma J. Ellingson, 85, passed away Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion, Good Samaritan Village in Hastings.

Services were Nov. 6, 2014, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Pastor George Kilmer officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery.

Norma was born Aug. 20, 1929, in Merna, to Floyd Achilles and Anna Opal (Small) Johnson. She graduated from the Merna High School Class of 1947. Her extra curricular activities all centered on music and she loved to sing.

She was baptized on May 23, 1950 in her parents’ home at Merna.

November 7th

Maxine L. Bednarski, 89

November 7, 2014

Maxine L. Bednarski (Weldin) of Broken Bow, was born in Lincoln,
Jan. 29, 1925. Two days later she was adopted by Earl and Irene Weldin, of Broken Bow, and was to be their only child.

Maxine, or “Mickie,” (what everyone called her), was raised in Broken Bow.

She was well respected for her beautiful coloratura soprano singing voice
and was a regular performer at local events. Her singing career took her to the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., where she performed
live on the radio at the age of 17. Always the adventurer, she got her pilot’s license at the age of 19.

November 6th

Arlene L. Dew, 83

November 6, 2014

Arlene L. Dew, age 83, passed away Oct. 9, 2014, at Life Care Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

A memorial service was at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 11, 2014.

Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, will be Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at 1:30 p.m., with reception for family and friends immediately following at Cherry Hills Estates, 1100 East 10th Street, Valentine.

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