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September 18th, 2012

Landin Deakin, 16

September 18, 2012

Landin Morgan Deakin, age 16 of Broken Bow, was called back to his heavenly home Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, following his valiant fight with illness for the past several months. Landin loved much.

Laddie Kmoch, 61

September 18, 2012

Laddie Kmoch, age 61 of Broken Bow, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the Callaway District Hospital.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Ralph McKay officiating. Memorials are suggested to the family or the donor's choice.

Sherry "Sam" Keezer, 51

September 18, 2012

Sherry "Sam" Keezer, age 51 of Burlingame, Kan., died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at her mother's home in Ansley.
Memorial graveside services were Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Ansley Cemetery with the Rev. Mel Shepherd officiating. Mem-orials may be given to the donor's choice in Sherry's memory.
Sherry "Sam" Ann Keezer was born June 30, 1961, at Sargent, to Jack and Nancy (Reid) Keezer. Since her dad worked construction, Sam lived in many different places growing up. She graduated from Table Rock High School in Table Rock.

Ralph Shoemaker, 73

September 18, 2012

Ralph Shoemaker, age 73 of Ansley, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at the UNMC in Omaha.
Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 1, at the First Baptist Church in Ansley with the Rev. Bill Ragan and the Rev. Don Schauda officiating. Burial was in the Box Elder Cemetery at Cumro. Memorials have been established to the family. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.
Ralph E. Shoemaker was born Oct. 21, 1938, at Cumro, to Ross and Hazel (Sorensen) Shoemaker. Ralph attended school at Flat Bottom rural school and graduated from Ansley High School.

Dale Douglass, 91

September 18, 2012

Dale Gordon Douglass passed away peacefully July 26, 2012, at the age of 91, just one month shy of his 70th wedding anniversary. He was the last of his generation, being predeceased by his siblings.
He was a loving husband and father to all his children. He had a full, responsible, and abundant life. His family will greatly miss him.

Joyce Hendricks, 76

September 18, 2012

Joyce Elaine Hendricks, 76, of Callaway, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
She was born Dec. 20, 1935, at Oconto, to Fred and Elsie (Studley) Dittmar. Joyce graduated from Oconto High School with the class of 1953, and then furthered her education at Kearney State College where she studied to be a teacher. She taught rural school in Custer County for a couple years.
December 20, 1954, she married the love of her life, Richard Hendricks, in Oconto. Four children were blessed to this marriage; Mike, Judy, Dan and Dennis.

September 14th

Stanley Nordlund, 85

September 14, 2012

Stanley John Nordlund, age 85, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Aug. 14, 2012, at the Rose Lane Home in Loup City.
A celebration of his life was Aug. 18, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Loup City, with Pastor Del Unruh officiating. Burial was at Tallin Cemetery near Arnold.
Stanley was born April 1, 1927, to Axel and Mabel (Tallin) Nordlund at the family farm on Tallin Table. Mabel was told she had given birth to a baby girl and was then handed a precious little baby boy “April Fools”! He was the youngest of six children.

September 12th

Destani Wilder, 11

September 12, 2012

Destani SummerRose Wilder, 11, of Sargent, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in an automobile accident near Miller.
Destani was born to Amanda Ogden July 23, 2001, in Broken Bow. Three years later, Richard Wilder came into her life and, on Dec. 12, 2005, Richard adopted her and her younger sister, Montannah.

Charles "Bill" Estes, 97

September 12, 2012

Charles Phillip “Bill” Estes was born Dec. 22, 1914, at Dunning, to Elmer Ralph and Loretta Verona (Rice) Estes. He moved to the Lillian community in 1921, where he spent the majority of his 97 years.
He was baptized Feb. 20, 1929, and was a lifetime member of the Lillian Church of Christ. Bill attended elementary school at Lillian, and high school at Gates, graduating as Valedictorian of his class in 1933. He excelled in track, basketball, and softball and earned several gold medals at the Custer County track meet.

Lavern Dickman, 78

September 12, 2012

Lavern D.(Vern) Dickman, 78, lost his short fought battle with Cancer Sept. 3, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, surrounded by his loving family.
Vern was born in Sargent, to Otto and Lillie (Wolf) Dickman May, 25, 1934. Vern attended country school through 8th grade and graduated from Sargent High School in May 1951.
The day after graduation he went to Broken Bow and bought his first truck, and from then on trucking was his life.

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