Darlene Schwaderer

Darlene Schwaderer, 85, passed away Nov. 28, 2016, at Gordon Countryside Care. She was born Jan. 3, 1931, to Ted and Marcella Evans.  Darlene was a life-time resident of Gordon, Neb.

Darlene attended Gordon schools. She worked many years at the Gordon Cleaners and the Coast to Coast Hardware store.

Darlene had a passion for doing needlework. Many family members and friends enjoy the beautiful pictures she stitched for them. Several of these pictures have won top rewards at the Nebraska

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Adeline E. Wegner

Adeline passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk. She had been a resident at the Madison Countryside Nursing Home for some time following a stroke.

Mass of Christian Burial for Adeline was Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Norfolk with Fr. Matt Niggemeyer officiating with burial in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Norfolk.

Adeline was born Jan. 6, 1932, in Scottsbluff, Neb., to Thomas and Madeline (Fisher) Donahue. Adeline was united in

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Lyle Lawrence Barth

Lyle Lawrence Barth, 93, died peacefully the morning of Nov. 28, 2016, at Gordon Memorial Hospital in Gordon, Neb.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, 10:00 a.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Rushville with interment at Fairview Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 14, 1923, at the Cook homestead near Hay Springs to Henry and Iva (Lawrence) Barth. His father was a farmer and his mother a homemaker. They moved to the Lawrence homestead between Rushville and Hay Springs in

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Dorothy Helen (McGaughey) Nielsen

Dorothy Helen (McGaughey) Nielsen was born Feb. 23, 1923, on her parent’s farm four miles north of Gordon. She was the first child born to Jessie (Faubel) and Robert K. McGaughey and was followed by Ruth, Robert R. (Blondie), Mary and Janice. 

Dorothy received her elementary education at Mt. Pleasant School. She and her siblings attended by riding horseback the 1 ¼ miles to get there. It was during these years that a community 4-H club was formed. Dorothy became a charter

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Charles Melvin Dahlgrin

Charles Melvin Dahlgrin left for his Heavenly home on Sept. 24, 2016, in Townsend, Mont. The past seven years he enjoyed living at the Memorial Home in Edmore, N.D. He had great care, and most important to him, freedom to decide what to do each day!

He was born in Gordon, Neb., April 2, 1928, to Thelma and Melvin Dahlgrin, who were second generation Sandhill ranchers southeast of Merriman. He had an independent spirit, was encouraged early to take responsibility, as was his younger sister

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Charles Melvin Dahlgrin

Charles Melvin Dahlgrin left for his Heavenly home on Sept. 24, 2016, in Townsend, Mont. The past seven years he enjoyed living at the Memorial Home in Edmore, N.D. He had great care, and most important to him, freedom to decide what to do each day!

He was born in Gordon, Neb., April 2, 1928, to Thelma and Melvin Dahlgrin, who were second generation Sandhill ranchers southeast of Merriman. He had an independent spirit, was encouraged early to take responsibility, as was his younger sister

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Robert Dean (Bob) Retzlaff

Robert (Dean) Retzlaff passed away on Oct. 30, 2016, at Pioneer Manor in Hay Springs, Neb. He was born June 10, 1935, to Warren and Esther (Swick) Retzlaff, and was a long-time resident of Sheridan County.

Bob grew up on the family farm south of Clinton, Neb. and graduated from Gordon High School. His childhood was filled with family and farm life, and he was quite the prankster as a teenager. In 1954 he married Lois Evans and they shared over 60 years together.

Bob’s early jobs were as

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Stanley Arthur Bishop Jr.

Stanley Arthur Bishop Jr. was born at home to Stanley and Doris (Rusk) Bishop, at Gordon, Neb. on Dec. 3, 1953. He joined an older brother Jim and two older sisters; Julie and Mina. Later Rena, Dean, John, George, Laura and David joined the family.

Buzz as he was called, grew up on farms/ranches in the Rushville and Gordon area where his dad was employed. Favorite memories were living on the Cedar Hill Mink Farm south of Rushville from 1959 to 1967. When his dad and older brother worked in

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Billy Joe Kirk

Ernest and Edna Kirk were blessed with a son, born March 28, 1931, and they named him Billy Joe. Billy Joe was born in Cody, Neb., but while he was a toddler, the family moved in a team and wagon to a ranch in Bennett County, S.D. Billy Joe passed away October 29, at Rapid City Regional Hospital; he was 85.

As a young boy, Billy Joe remembers his father trading three hounds for his very first horse. A very happy boy received that horse and learned to ride and worked with it for many years

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Doris Beguin Day Holcroft

Doris was born Oct. 1, 1924, to Fred and Pauline Beguin in Rushville, Neb. and passed away in Benton City, Wash. Oct. 18, 2016, at the age of 92. Doris lived on a farm in Benton City for over 60 years.

She worked for many years as a secretary/clerk on the Hanford Reservation.

She is preceded in death by her parents Fred and Pauline Beguin, sisters Lucy, Florence, Hallie, brothers Al, and Hank Beguin, and ex-husband Tom Day. Doris is survived by her husband of 49 years Jack Holcroft, sister

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Pastor Casey Nelson

Funeral services for Pastor Casey Nelson, age 60, of Winnetoon, Neb. will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at Faith Hope and Love Fellowship Church in Creighton, Neb. Walter Nelson and Pastor Cary Nelson will officiate.

Burial will be Thursday at Gordon Cemetery in Gordon, Neb.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church, with a 7 p.m. Celebration of Life Service.

Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton is in charge of arrangements.

Pastor Casey died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2016

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