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May 17th, 2011

Norma Cornelison, 90

May 17, 2011

Norma Louise (Drake) Cornelison was born Oct. 13, 1920, on a ranch north of Almeria, to James P. and Mary R. (Hess) Drake. She went to meet her Savior May 3, 2011.
She attended school at Knobby Ridge, spending most of her younger adult life in the Taylor-Sargent area. She was active in the Assembly of God church in Taylor where she played the piano. She then moved to Oregon where she met and married Ivan Henry (Hank) Cornelison in 1960.

May 5th

Shirley (Clay) Hostetler, 77

May 5, 2011

Shirley Clay Hostetler, 77 of Twin Falls, Idaho, left to be with her Heavenly Father April 18, 2011. Shirley was born to Donald and Violet (Hanneman) Clay Jan. 2, 1934, in Broken Bow.
The family moved to Idaho locating in Twin Falls in March 1940. Shirley attended schools in Twin Falls, Hansen, and Filer graduating from Filer High School in 1952. Shirley also attended Twin Falls Business School, Link’s Business School in Boise, Idaho, and CSI in Twin Falls.

Robert Lawrence, 84

May 5, 2011

Robert Allen Lawrence, 84 of Ansley, died April 27, 2011 at the Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow. Funeral services were Monday May 2, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Mary Jane Gockley officiating. Burial was in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell with Military Honors by the US Navy Honor Guard.

Gertrude Kutsch, 88

May 5, 2011

Gertrude R. Hickey Kutsch, age 88 of Cozad, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011 at the Golden Living Care Center in Cozad.
Gertrude was born Aug. 11, 1922, at York, to Cornelius and Sylvia (Gess) McCarthy. Her early education was at the convent in York. The family moved to Custer County where she completed grade school at District 129. She attended high school at Anselmo.

Mary (Mills) Cooper, 89

May 5, 2011

Mary Jane Mills Cooper was born July 30, 1921, one of the third set of twins born to Rosco C. Mills and Albertina Baker Mills. She lived with her parents, two sisters and three brothers on a farm north of Westerville.
When she was 16-years-old, they moved to California. There she later met Richard Cooper, whom she married in 1941. To this union three children were born: sons, George and Steve, and daughter, Elaine.
Mary passed on to be with her Lord March 22, 2011, at San Diego, Calif.

April 27th

Robert "Bob" Ruzicka, 81

April 28, 2011

Robert Rudolph Ruzicka, 81, of Taylor, died April 26, 2011 at his home. The family will have a memorial service Friday, April 29, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Bob’s home in Taylor, with a celebration of his life to follow. Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell is in charge of arrangements.
Bob was born June 6, 1929, at Taylor to Emil and Anna (Hulinsky) Ruzicka. He grew up at Taylor and Burwell and attended Burwell Public School.

Dan Lupo, 73

April 28, 2011

Dan Lupo, age 73 of Ansley, died April 19, 2011 at his home in Ansley.
Funeral services were April 22, in Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Mel Shepherd officiating. Burial was in the Ansley Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be given to the family.
Danny Dean Lupo was born July 27, 1937, in North Platte, to Sam and Bessie (Ziegenbien) Lupo.

Ronald Templin, 54

April 28, 2011

Ronald D. Templin, age 54, of Broken Bow and Berwyn communities died Friday, April 22, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
Memorial funeral services were April 27,. at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Todd Karges officiating. Inurnment was at the Janesville Cemetery at Berwyn. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.
Ronald D. Templin was born March 7, 1957, to Martin O. and Bernice (Boysen) Templin. He lived most of his life in the Broken Bow and Berwyn area, working for Wood Options in Broken Bow.

Thelma Hudson, 98

April 28, 2011

Thelma P. Hudson, age 98, of Broken Bow, died Saturday April 23, 2011, at the Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.
Memorial graveside service was April 27, at the Merna Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Stones officiating. Inurnment was in the Merna Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements.
Thelma Hudson is survived by a son, Gaylor Hudson of Milaca, Minn.; several nieces and nephews and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Earl.

Dorothy Ficken, 95

April 28, 2011

Dorothy Sue (Bundy) Ficken was born April 8, 1916, to John Henry Bundy, Sr., and Mossie (Mise) Bundy on a farm northeast of Springfield.
Dorothy was baptized as an infant at the First United Methodist Church in Springfield. She attended elementary and high school in Springfield, graduating with the class of 1935.
After graduation she worked as a Nanny for 10 years. During these years Dorothy hand pieced many beautiful quilts and crocheted doilies.

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