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April 23rd, 2015

Anna Schoolcraft, 93

April 23, 2015

Anna Schoolcraft, 93 entered into the arms of her Savior from her home in Gurley, Saturday, April 18, 2015.

Memorial services were Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in the Dalton Assembly of God Church. Inurnment will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the Gurley Fire and Rescue in Anna’s name.

Cremation has taken place and there is no visitation at the funeral home. You can view the online obituary and share condolences with the family at www.holechekfuneralhomes.com

Richard Earl Lewis, 79

April 23, 2015

Richard Earl Lewis was born Sept. 14, 1935. The only son of Albert and Eleanor (Mansfield) Lewis, born at his parents home North of Taylor where he resided all his life. Starting first grade at 4 years of age, he attended Lone Star District 28 through the eighth grade. He graduated salutatorian of his class in 1952 from Taylor High School.

Upon graduation from high school, he began ranching with his parents on the ranch north of Taylor.

November 5, 1956, he married his high school sweetheart, Jeanette Smith.

Shirley Moran Nutter, 90

April 23, 2015

Shirley Simonson Moran Nutter, 90, departed this life April 16,2015, at Linden Court in North Platte.

Shirley was born Nov. 1, 1924, to Carl S. and June (Kemp) Simonson at their homestead north of Mullen in Cherry County. As a child, Shirley grew up on the ranch and attended country schools through the eighth grade. She graduated from Mullen High School in 1941.

Catherine Real, 58

April 23, 2015

Catherine Real, age 58, of Broken Bow, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.

Memorial services were Monday, April 20, 2015, at the Broken Bow Cemetery in Broken Bow with Pastor Tyce Jensen officiating.

Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery.

Catherine Real was born Dec. 19, 1956, to Harley and Verla (Coble) Real at Weiser, Idaho.

Catherine is survived by her daughter, Lisa E. Willmar of Broken Bow; her son, Paul J. Real of Castle Rock, Colo.; five grandchildren; and one sister, Marcia (Mark) Millage of Castle Rock, Colo.

Kay Lynn Haskell Wells, 76

April 23, 2015

Kay Lynn Haskell Wells was born Dec. 19, 1938, to Eugene and Susan (Johnson) Haskell in Ainsworth. Her arrival was announced by the noon whistle, just because it was 12 noon.

Kay Lynn loved being a ranch girl. She grew up around ranching, cattle and had a great love of horses. She was often referred to as Bill by those who knew and loved her. Nick named after her granddad’s favorite horse. She was always very proud of that name and giggled when someone brought up “Bill!”

April 16th

Edward P. Erickson, 72

April 16, 2015

Edward P. Erickson age 72, passed away March 6, 2015, in his home at Bahia de Kino, Mexico.

Ed was born Oct. 17, 1942, to parents Dr. George T. and Minerva (Worthman) Erickson in Broken Bow.

Ed is survived by his daughter, Heather Cooper and grandson, William of South Carolina; daughter, Shannon Anderson of Council Bluffs, Iowa; daughter, Paige Erickson of Omaha; and sister, Barbara Gibbons of Comstock.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Minerva; his brother, Dr. Tom Erickson; and his brother-in-law, John Gibbons of Comstock.

Robert Dale Cole, 85

April 16, 2015

Robert Dale Cole passed away in Bellingham Wash., March 23, 2015, at the age of 85.

Bob was born in Heartwell, May 9, 1929. 

Dad was raised by Harold and Ester Cole and his younger sister, Donna Mills on the family farm.

After attending Ansley High School, he joined the Navy in 1950 where he served during the Korean Conflict, learning the trade of machinest. He returned to the family farm in 1954.

He met Marcia Louise Butler and they married in Ansley June 7, 1956.

Robert “Bobby” R. Love, 58

April 16, 2015

Robert “Bobby” R. Love, 58, of Gibbon, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

Graveside services were Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the Ansley Cemetery in Ansley. The Rev Mark Joedeman officiated.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Visit www.hlmkfuneral.com to leave a tribute or message of condolence.

Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney were in charge of arrangements.

He was born Feb. 1, 1957, in Broken Bow, to Howard and Belva (Clark) Love. He grew up in Ansley, Loup City and Mason City.

Fern W. Schroeder Hall, 95

April 16, 2015

Fern W. Schroeder Hall was born Jan. 16, 1919, at Bartlett, Iowa to John Henry and Alta M. (Gibson) Schroeder. She departed this life to be with her Savior Jan. 30, 2015, at the Callaway Good Life Center.

She was one of 12 children. At the age of seven her family moved to Nebraska. They lived near Broken Bow, Ansley, Dunning and Arnold.

Fern attended Arnold High School, where she graduated in 1936.

She was baptized in ‘Christ’ as a young woman and her faith continued to grow until she departed this life.

Donald J. Reinhard, 83

April 16, 2015

Donald J. Reinhard, 83, of Callaway, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, in his birthplace community of Callaway.

Don was born March 13, 1932. He was the oldest of seven children born to the parents of John and Maxine (Shipley Moore) Reinhard.

Don graduated from Callaway High School with the class of 1950. February 14, 1952, Don enlisted in the Navy. He served during the Korean War where he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, or on a destroyer ship in the Pacific Ocean. He was honorably discharged Feb. 14, 1956.

March 3, 1957, Don married Nadine Sanders in Kimball.

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