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April 16th, 2015

Patricia Ann Gamble, 81

April 16, 2015

Patricia Ann (Witmer) Gamble, 81, of Broken Bow died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney.

Services were at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with Kathy Salts officiating. Burial was at Broken Bow Cemetery.

Govier Brothers Mortuary were in charge of arrangements.

She was born June 7, 1933, in Pender, to George and Caroline (Koopman) Witmer.

October 10, 1954, she married Dale Marple in Wayne, who later died in a vehicle accident. They had one son, Jerry.

May 22, 1959, she married Bill Gamble in Wayne and they had three daughters.

Gene LeRoy Dainton, 55

April 16, 2015

Gene LeRoy Dainton, 55, of Broken Bow, died suddenly, Monday, April 6, 2015, of a massive heart attack in Grand Island.

To honor Gene’s wishes cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service at a later date in Comstock. 

All Faiths Funeral Home of Grand Island is serving the family.

Gene was born July 11, 1959, in Omaha.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Sharon (Erikson) and Lloyd Arends of Grand Island; father, Lanny (Darlene) Dainton of Broken Bow; sister, Lisa (Todd) Babka of Doniphan; and twin brother, Jerry (Shirley) Dainton of Dallas, Texas.

April 9th

Bonnie M. Dittmer, 63

April 9, 2015

Bonnie M. Dittmer, 63, of Amherst, died, Friday, April 3, 2015, at the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow.

Funeral services were Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Miller United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bonnie Brock officiating.

Burial was at the Stanley Cemetery near Amherst.

Memorials are suggested to the family for designation at a later date.

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

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

Stephen T. Joyce, 61

April 9, 2015

Stephen T. Joyce, age 61, of Alliance, formally of Broken Bow, died peacefully in his sleep Thursday, April 2, 2015, at his home in Alliance.

Services will be 1 p.m., Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with Father Jim Hunt officiating. A register book may be signed prior to services Thursday.

Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at Broken Bow.

Rich E. Bartram, 68

April 9, 2015

Rich E. Bartram, age 68, of Broken Bow, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at home with family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with Pastor Peggy Michael Rush officiating.

Honorary pallbearers during service; Dave Green, Dan Hawke, Don Headrick, Lowell Baillie, Ken “Rudy” Handley and Keith Moninger. Family will be greeting friends Friday, April 10, from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow.

Helen H. Banning, 88

April 9, 2015

Helen H. Banning, 88, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Academy Point, Mystic, Conn.  

To honor Mrs. Banning’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no services.

Mrs. Banning was born Dec. 22, 1926, in Mason City, the daughter of Henry and Sena (Mohr) Robertson.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 65 years, Edwin G. Banning; her sister and brother-in law, Catherine and James Murphree; and her brother-in-law, Homer Cordell.  

Phillip Michael Sledge, 25

April 9, 2015

Phillip Michael Sledge, 25, of Omaha, passed away at home Dec. 4, 2014. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church was the location for a prayer service hosted by James Hanusek Dec. 7. A wake was Dec. 19 at St. Elizabeth Ann with Msgr. Joseph Hanefeldt presiding. A Mass of Christian Burial was Dec. 20, with Fr. Frank Baumert officiating. Burial was at Dale Catholic Cemetery, Merna, with Fr. Jim Hunt presiding at the graveside service.

Phillip Michael Sledge was born Feb. 2, 1989, in Omaha, the second of
two children to Kathryn Lynn Jacquot-Sledge and Michael (Earnest) Parker
Sledge.

Kathryn Lynn Jacquot Sledge, 55

April 9, 2015

Kathryn Lynn Jacquot Sledge, 55, of Omaha, passed away Dec. 16, 2014, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

A wake was Dec. 19, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church with Msgr.
Joseph Hanefeldt presiding. A Mass of Christian Burial was Dec. 20 with Fr. Frank Baumert officiating.

Burial was at Dale Catholic Cemetery, Merna, with Fr. Jim Hunt presiding at the graveside service.

Kathryn Lynn Jacquot was born Jan. 3, 1959 in Broken Bow, to Cecil
Xavier and Meta Christine [Steinmeyer] Jacquot, the eighth of eight children.

April 2nd

Elizabeth Ivory-Davis, 71

April 2, 2015

Elizabeth “Liz” Ivory-Davis 71, of Ainsworth, Neb., lost her battle with cancer March 18, 2015, at the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, with her family at her side.

Liz was born on July 8, 1943 in Manhattan, New York to Patrick J. Davis and Helen (Gaynor) Ivory. She married Ross Charles Cowles in 1965 and from this union had one daughter, Suzette (Cowles) Utter. In October of 1981 she remarried Jay Davis of Sturgis, South Dakota, and was married to him until his death in 1998.

Les McCormick, 92

April 2, 2015

Les McCormick, 92, died at Brown County Hospital, Ainsworth Neb., March 22, 2015, surrounded by family.

His service took place in Brewster Neb., at the Community Center Friday March 27, with Govier  Brothers Mortuary officiating.

Thomas Leslie McCormick was born May 18, 1922, to Edward Michael and Pearl Comfort (Dugger) McCormick in Hawley Flats Area near Dunning Neb.

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