Dorothy Ann Kuxhaus

Dorothy Ann Kuxhaus, 82, of Martin, S.D., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at the Bennett County Hospital in Martin. Her Memorial Service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Martin. Visitation with the family present will be one hour prior to the start of the service in the church. Inurnment will be in the Martin Community Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Kahler Funeral Home, Dell Rapids, S.D


Steve Orr

October 1st 1949- October 20th 2016

“Steve” Stephen Charles Orr, 67, of Rapid City, S.D., formerly of Rushville and Chadron Neb., passed away in his home Thursday, Oct. 20th, 2016. His spirit is carried on by his son Jason, his wife Maya and two sons of Sidney, Neb.; daughter Andrea, her husband Davor and two sons of Bountiful, Utah; son Bradley of Melbourne, Australia; parents Leo and Rose Gordon, Neb.; brother Monte of Hay Springs, Neb.; sister Donella of Fort Calhoun, Neb., and


“Dale” Howard Reinmuth

“Dale” Howard Reinmuth, 81, Salmon, Idaho, formerly of Rushville, Neb., passed away on Monday 17th of October, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Dale was diagnosed with A.L.S, also known as Lou Gehrig Disease, in May 2015.

Howard Dale Reinmuth was born Nov. 25, 1934, at his parent’s country home at Dalton, Neb. to Floyd Allen and Ida Pearl (Hanway) Reinmuth.

Dale spent his childhood and teenage years in the Dalton and Bridgeport, Nebraska areas.

On Dec


Gary Wayne Pisacka

Gary Wayne Pisacka, 72, of Gering, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. At his request, cremation has taken place at Jolliffe Funeral Home and there will be no visitation. His Celebration of Life memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at Jolliffe Funeral Home in Scottsbluff with Pastor Ron Nuss-Warren officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Hay Springs Cemetery in Hay Springs, Neb. The family respectfully requests that in lieu


Abbie Olivia (Gray) Westover

Abbie Olivia (Gray) Westover, 77, of Ashby, Neb. went to be in the presence of her Lord and Savior on Oct. 15, 2016, at The Hospice House in Rapid City, S.D. She was born to Scott and Vera (Mickkelson) Gray on Nov. 5, 1938, in Lynch, Neb. She grew up on a farm on the Niobrara River and went to country school until her mother’s ill health forced them to move into Lynch. She graduated from Lynch High School in 1956. She attended Miltonvale Weslyan College in Miltonvale, Kan. and Chadron


Jackie “Jack” L. Kemerling

Meanwhile back at the ranch things are piling up.

Jackie “Jack” L. Kemerling, 67, of rural Bridgeport passed away at his home on Oct. 12, 2016.

Memorial graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at Antelope Valley Cemetery with Brenda Tophoj, PMA officiating. A small gathering will take place following the service at the Holechek Funeral Home in Oshkosh.

Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.

Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations


William Delmer Hindman

March 29, 1926 – Oct. 14, 2016

William Delmer Hindman, age 90, of Hay Springs, Neb., passed away peacefully and without fanfare on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home, with his family surrounding him with love.

Delmer was born on March 29, 1926, at Hay Springs, the first son to William Clyde and Ardena Janet (Peters) Hindman. He grew up with his younger brother Dean on the family farm that was homesteaded by his grandfather. He attended grade school at St. Mary’s


Eleanor Jean (Myers) Moore

Eleanor Jean (Myers) Moore, 87, formerly of York, Neb. passed away in Lincoln on Oct. 13, 2016. She was born on April 23, 1929, at home near Rushville, Neb. to Lester Roy and Edna (Tiensvold) Myers, the oldest of three children. Eleanor was baptized and confirmed at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church in Rushville.

Eleanor attended a country school near her home for elementary school and then boarded in Rushville during the week while attending high school. During her junior and senior years of


Lena Mae Witt Downing

Lena Mae Witt Downing was born on May 16, 1937, to Elda Witt and Freda Gottier Witt on the family farm north of Rushville, Neb., known as the “Parker Place”. She passed away at her home in Gordon, Neb., on Oct. 11, 2016, at the age of 79.

Lena attended country school at Milan School and District 28 and was a graduate of Rushville High School in 1955. After graduation Lena worked at J.C. Penney’s in Rushville, Neb.

She met Dwain Downing the summer of 1955 and they were


Catherine (Tuts) Alworth

Catherine (Tuts) Alworth, 76, of Oshkosh, Neb. passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 12, 2016, at her home.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at the St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Oshkosh with Father Matthew Koperski officiating. Private family inurnment will be held at the Fairview Cemetery in Rushville at a later date.

Rosary services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Friday at the church.  There will be no visitation.

Holechek Funeral Home and


Lambert “Rusty” Belina

Funeral services for Lambert “Rusty” Belina of Hay Springs, Neb. will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Hay Springs at 10:00 a.m. with Father Joseph Joseph officiating.  A rosary will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the church.   

Rusty passed away on Oct. 11, 2016, in Hay Springs, Neb.

Mr. Belina was born on May 29, 1941, in Colfax County, Neb.

He was 75.

A memorial has been established for the Hay Springs


Lila Jerene Gilliam

Lila Jerene Gilliam, 89, passed away peacefully Oct. 2, 2016, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Lila was born Oct. 17, 1926, to Emmett and Blanche (Aska) Lockmon at Rushville, Neb. After graduation from high school, she began her teaching career at a rural school north of Rushville.  She taught two years there then taught two years south of Gordon, Neb.

Lila married James W. Gilliam on Jan. 5, 1948, in Chadron, Neb. They farmed north of Rushville and raised

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