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March 11th, 2015

Shirley Rae Manning, 78

March 11, 2015

Shirley Rae Manning, 78, of Glendale, Ariz., born April 25, 1936, at a farm west of Merna, passed away surrounded by the love of her family Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, Ariz.

Shirley Rae rejoins her husband, Garold Duane Manning (Oct. 18, 1934-Nov. 29, 2006), whom she married June 16, 1954 in Anselmo. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Pearl (nee Koening) Gehrman of Merna.

Shirley grew up on beautiful farm country in Nebraska until her family settled in Merna by 1949.

Candice L. Jones, 53

March 11, 2015

Candice L. Jones, age 53, of Broken Bow, Ne. died Friday, March 6, 2015, at the Jennie Melham Hospital in Broken Bow.

A Memorial service will be Friday, March 13, at 2 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church in Broken Bow with Minister Kathy Salts officiating. Inurnment will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery. A guest book may be signed Thursday, March 12, at Govier Brothers Mortuary 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.  Memorials are suggested to Candice’s family.

Candice L. Jones was born Sept. 22, 1961, in Broken Bow, to Donald and Marge (Ondrak) Jones. 

Richard Keefe, 71

March 11, 2015

Richard Keefe age 71 of Sargent, died Thursday, March 5, 2015, as result of an automobile accident near Broken Bow.

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Sargent with Father James Hunt officiating. Burial was in the Dry Valley Cemetery near Comstock. Memorials are suggested to the Knights of Columbus. A Rosary service was Tuesday at the Church.

Richard Morris Keefe was born Aug. 22, 1943, at Ord, to Morris and Therese (Hansen) Keefe. The family lived in Burwell. 

John L. Golden, 84

March 11, 2015

John L. Golden, 84 of Kearney, formerly of Grand Island went to his heavenly home Wednesday, March 04, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society-St. John’s Center in Kearney.

Celebration of life service will be Friday, March 13, at the Stolley Park Church of Christ, Grand Island.  Pastor Dean Pofahl will officiat. Burizal of ashes will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery. 

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

Mr. Golden was born April 20, 1930, in Custer County, the son of Cecil and Violet (Larsen) Golden.

March 4th

Donna E. Crawford, 85

March 4, 2015

Donna E. Crawford, 85, of Kearney died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at CHI Health-Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 6, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Kearney Evangelical Free Church. The Rev. Brian Klein will officiate and burial will follow at Kearney Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

Memorials are suggested to the Evangelical Free Church Library.

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 arrangements.

Hazel M. Furrow, 78

March 4, 2015

Hazel M. Furrow, age 78, of North Platte died Feb. 25, 2015, at the Great Plains Health Center in North Platte.

Hazel Marie (Trotter) Furrow, was born Aug. 12, 1936. to Gary and Mary (Fricke) Trotter in Broken Bow. 

Hazel grew up in Broken Bow and graduated from high school in 1955. 

Hazel was united in marriage to Virgil Eldon Furrow. They moved together to Dunning, in 1957 and worked for Shinn’s Turkey Ranch for 30 years. To this union 4 children were born.

Daniel Lee Vohland, 53

March 4, 2015

Daniel Lee Vohland, 53, passed peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at his home near Minden.

An open house celebration of life will be Saturday, March 14, at the Broken Bow Country Club from 3-5 p.m. Anyone who knew Dan or any of his family are welcome to come.

Dan was born Nov. 15, 1961, with his twin brother Dave to Vance and Nancy Vohland in Broken Bow. Dan graduated from Broken Bow High School and attended college at the University of South Dakota.

Gilbert L. Fowler, 83

March 4, 2015

Gilbert L. Fowler, 83, of Arcadia passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the Rose Lane Home in Loup City.

Mr. Fowler’s wishes were to be cremated. A Memorial Service was Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at the Arcadia United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dr. Jeff D. Hale officiated. Military Honors were provided at the church by the Arcadia American Legion Post 152. Private Inurnment will be at the Arcadia City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the American Legion Post 152, Arcadia Fire Department or the Rose Lane Home of Loup City. Ord Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Punch Howard, 62

March 4, 2015

Punch Howard age 62 of Garden City, Kan. formerly of Broken Bow area, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at  St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kan.

Memorial services were Monday, March 2, 2015, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Andrew Black officiating.

Punch Howard was born to E.B and Georgia Howard Jan. 13, 1953. He died Feb. 26, 2015, in Garden City Kan., surrounded by his family.

Edward Anderson, 73

March 4, 2015

Edward Charles Joseph Anderson was born Oct. 5, 1940, to Ernest and
Catherine (Smith) Anderson. Ed attended country school at Tallin School
District 135 and later graduated from Arnold High in 1958.

After graduation, Ed served in the United States Army 25th Infantry Division from October 1958 to October 1964.

After his discharge from the military, he moved back to North Platte and sold insurance and later worked at North Platte Pack.