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December 27th

Ivan Knox, 84

December 27, 2013

Ivan Knox, 84, of North Platte, left his earthly body behind on Dec. 10, 2013, at Linden Court in North Platte.
Ivan was born the youngest of seven to Paul and Edith Knox June 26, 1929, in Custer County. He graduated from Ansley High School in 1947.
After high school, Ivan worked in Ansley as a carpenter with his father Paul Knox. Ivan moved to Mansfield, Ohio in the early 1950s, where he worked for Reece Optical. He returned to Nebraska in the late 1950s, eventually moving to Kearney where he met his bride - Alice Oltmans, LPN, of Filley.

December 11th

Ronald Kranz, 41

December 11, 2013

Ronald Eugene Kranz, age 41 of Oconto, died Dec. 7, 2013, near Oconto. Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at the Community Building in Oconto with Lawrence Francis officiating. Inter-ment was in the Oconto Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Oconto Fire Department or the Oconto Community Building. Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.

Linda Dowse, 68

December 11, 2013

Linda Elaine (Smith) Dowse, 68 of Loup City, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Loup City, with the Rev. Joel Plisek officiating. Burial will be at the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City.

Dana Harsh, 94

December 11, 2013

Dana Calloway Harsh, 94, passed away peacefully Dec. 2, 2013, at Pioneer Memorial Rest Home in Mullen, which had been his home for the past five years. He was born the second of 12 children May 7, 1919, to Lester and Lucy (Fogelsong) Harsh. The family lived in Platte Center, where Dana attended school. He was an outstanding athlete and excelled in basketball and baseball. Fresh out of high school he was chosen to play on the Junior Legion Team in Omaha for the Omaha Alamito Team.

Wanda Weatherly, 89

December 11, 2013

Wanda Alice (Gray) Weatherly, 89 of Broken Bow, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. A celebration of life was Dec. 11 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Broken Bow with Mary Jane Gockley officiating. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery in Callaway, with Iverson Memorial Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Wanda was born April 18, 1924, near Arnold, to Harrison and Iva (Chadd) Gray. Wanda was the third child of three. Wanda attended rural schools in the Callaway and Arnold areas.

Carol Trump, 72

December 11, 2013

Carol Ann Trump was born Feb. 27, 1941, near Elyria, to Albert and Anna (Vergin) Kirby. She died Dec. 4, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.

Virginia Marsh, 95

December 11, 2013

Virginia May Marsh, age 95, passed away Nov. 27, 2013, in Chandler, Ariz. Virginia was born Dec. 31, 1917, at Arcadia, to Heslie Hall and Rebecca Kay (Hill) Shepperd. She attended rural school in
Valley County and graduated from Comstock High School in 1934.
Virginia married Orval H. Marsh Feb. 2, 1938. Virginia worked as a sales clerk at the Farmers Union and Copp's Store in Comstock. After her sons graduated from high school, she moved to Lincoln and worked at Kresge's and K Mart until she retired in 1983.

Albert Neufeld, 93

December 11, 2013

Albert Neufeld was born Oct. 7, 1920, at Delft, Minn., to Frank and Anna (Krahn) Neufeld. When he was 2-years-old, the family moved to Lostwood, N.D. to farm. Albert, two brothers and a sister attended a country school. Because of the drought the family moved back to Minnesota and he farmed with his dad.
After he was injured in a corn picker accident, he left the farm and went to Grace Bible Institute in Omaha, graduating in 1949. Albert became a pastor and his first church was a small rural church in Arena, N.D.

December 4th

Marvin L. Amos, 74

December 4, 2013

Memorial funeral services for Marvin L. Amos, age 74, of Broken Bow, were Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 3 p.m., at the Rhoad Funeral Chapel in Sargent with the Rev. Marvin Bauer officiating. Inurnment was in the Dry Valley Cemetery south of Sargent. Rhoad Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Marvin was born Jan. 9, 1939, to Otto and Florence Edna (Oliver) Amos near Comstock. Marvin grew up in the Dry Valley area where his family farmed. He attended the one room school in Dry Valley and continued his education in Sargent Public Schools.

Nancy E. Glick, 63

December 4, 2013

Nancy Ellen Glick, 63, of rural Angola, Ind., passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 5:35 a.m.. She was born in Anselmo, Jan. 9, 1950, to Richard and Frances McCormick.
She graduated from Anselmo-Merna High School May 27, 1969.