Archive - Obituary
October 26th, 2011
Mary Bell Cooksley of Weissert, departed this life Oct. 20, 2011, after a long, eventful career in community service and agriculture.
Loyd Yarrington, age 62 of Broken Bow, died Oct. 19, 2011, at the Callaway District Hospital in Callaway.
Junior E. Roberts, 83, of rural Eddyville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
He was born Dec. 4, 1927, at Kimball, to Ray and Amelia (Mikkelson) Roberts. Junior grew up and attended school in Weld County, Colo., and moved to Eddyville after marrying Sarah M. (Warner) Wiley Nov. 12, 1977, at Eddyville.
Edwin Payne Sr., age 71 of Purdum, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow is in charge of the arrangements.
Jean Louise (Tyler) Butterfield was born at Valentine, to John Howard and Daisy Mae (Mark) Tyler April 17, 1926; she was the second of four children.
When Jean was 2-years-old the family moved to the Antelope Ranch near Valentine. At age four the family moved to Saint Frances, S.D. near the Rosebud Reservation where her father had bought three quarters of land.
John Meyer, 101 years of age from Broken Bow, formerly of Minden and Upland, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
He was born May 16, 1910, in Kearney County near Norman, to H. T. and Minnie (Nielsen) Meyer. He grew up in that area and attended country school. He was baptized and confirmed at the Fredericksburg Lutheran Church south of Minden.
Gloria Marie Bartak, age 87, died Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center, Broken Bow.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 at 2:00 PM at the Evangelical Free Church in Broken Bow. Burial will be in the Cliff Table Cemetery west of Merna. Memorials have been established to the American Caner Society or the Merna FFA Chapter. Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, 8 AM to 8 PM with the family greeting friends 6 PM to 7 PM at Govier Bros. Mortuary.
Kelly Dean Reynolds of Mitchell was called home by our Heavenly Father Oct.8, 2011, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff after a heroic four month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Kelly was born Oct. 7, 1963, to Donna (Scheide) and Larry Reynolds at Burwell. He attended schools in Seneca and Mullen.
After graduating, Kelly moved on to the adventure of Kearney State College to further his education.
Charlotte Cash, 89 of Mullen, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at her sonâ€™s home.
She was born Feb. 18, 1922, in Broken Bow to Thomas W. Govier and Emma (Johnson) Govier. She was raised in Swiss Valley, and received her education at Gates.
She married Roy Edward Cash, and lived in Broken Bow where she was employed by the Broken Bow Nursing Home, Dr. English as a dental tech, and retired from BD in 1984. She was a member of Weissert Church of God and Mullen Senior Center.
Carolyn I. Haller, 68, of Wood River, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.
Mass of the Christian burial was Oct. 7, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wood River with the Rev. James Janovec officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Wood River. Memorials are suggested to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wood River. Apfel Funeral Home of Wood River was in charge of arrangements.