Dolores Kutschara

Funeral services for Dolores Kutschara will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM at the United Methodist Church in Hay Springs, Nebraska with Pastor Paul Smith officiating. 

Dolores Mae Kutschara, 90, of Hay Springs passed away at Heritage Estates in Gering, Nebraska. March 14, 2021 after her battle with cancer. Dolores was born in Rushville, Nebraska on May 25, 1930 to Leonard and Hattie Ross, she was the 5th child born to this union of 10 children.

She graduated from


Virginia Mae Ragsdale

Virginia (Ginger) Mae (Tiensvold) Ragsdale, age 80, passed away in Mesa, Ariz. on March 20, 2021.

She was born in Rushville, Neb. on August 17, 1940 and was the second daughter of Hiran and Loretta Tiensvold. Ginger graduated from Rushville High School and later attended a business college in Denver, Colo. She then moved to Helena, Mont. and work at the Union Bank. Ginger met her husband of 57 years, Gordon Ragsdale, in June of 1962. They were engaged in July and married on August 3 of the


Mary Kay Lindauer

Mary Kay Lindauer, age 80, of Honeyville, Utah, and formerly of Rupert, died Thursday, March 25, 2021, surrounded by family at her son’s home in Honeyville, where she had moved to on her 80th birthday to be cared for by family.

Mary Kay was born November 13, 1940, in Gordon, Nebraska, the first of eight children born to Clara LaVern Maddox and James Joseph Leo Bermingham. She was raised on various farms in that area. She attended several county schools but Clinton Elementary was her


Judith A. Taylor

Judith A Taylor (Bolek) was born March 30, 1944 to Joseph and Edna Bolek in Rushville, NE. 

Judy was finally reunited with the love of her life on April 2, 2021. Her beloved husband of 51 years (June 1, 1963) Jack Taylor, died in 2014, and Judy spent the last six years talking about how much she was looking forward to seeing him in heaven.  Together they lived out most of her life in the Sandhills on ranches.  After retiring, they moved to Ogalalla to be involved with their


Connie McNare

Connie J. McNare, 62, of Merriman, NE, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Bennett County Hospital in Martin, SD.

Connie was born July 7, 1958, in Gordon, Nebraska to Raymond and Joy (Holeman) Weimer. She received her early education in country schools near Merriman and later graduated from high school in Martin, SD in 1976. Connie attended Chadron State College for a few years before returning to Martin where she worked in the laundry department at the Bennett County Nursing Home and


Barbara Landreth

Barbara May Landreth, 51, of Rushville, Nebraska, passed away on February 20, 2021, after her second round with cancer.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, on March 5, 2021, at Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home in Gordon. Pastor Paul Smith will be officiating. Visitation will be held at 5 pm on March 4, at Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home. Burial will follow the funeral at the Fairview Cemetery in Rushville.

Barbara was born in Rushville, at the Rushville Hospital on December 28, 1969. She


Gene Snyder

Woodallen Gene Snyder was born on May 22, 1944 in Gordon, Nebraska, the second of three children of Woodrow L. and Charlyn G. Watson Snyder. He died February 12, 2021 at the age of 76 years in the Cheyenne, Wyoming hospital. He grew up on a ranch south of Rushville, NE on Pine Creek. He attended elementary school grades 1-8 at District 98, known as the Mill School. Gene graduated from Rushville High School in 1962. He played football in high school and college. He attended Chadron State College


Howard Everett Rincker

Howard Everett Rincker, age 94, passed away peacefully at Chadron Community Hospital on February 24, 2021. He was surrounded by many loving family members.

He was typically known as Howard in his business dealings but as Everett by his family and friends. Everett was born in Scottsbluff, NE., on April 11, 1926. His life started in a small tarpaper shack but it was filled with love. Everett’s mother was frequently sick so the three brothers learned to cook, clean, and do the many animal


George B. Jones

George B Jones, 76, of Gordon, Nebraska passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021. 

George was born on Wednesday, March 29, 1944 to Albert and Mabel (Mathews) Jones. He grew up in Mullen, Nebraska with his brother Charlie and sisters Mary Jo and Alberta. 

George attended Mullen High School and continued his education at Chadron State College earning a degree in education. 

On December 31, 1994, George was married to Jacque McConaughey. They began a long and happy life together


Lorainne Alexander

Lorainne Alexander, age 88, of Gordon, passed away at Gordon Memorial Hospital on February 9, 2021. 

Lorainne was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 25, 1932, to Milton and Vae (Walls) Sanderfer.  Her family came to Gordon by covered wagon with the Scamahorn Colony. Lorainne attended Gordon High School, graduating in 1950.

She was united in marriage to Donald W Alexander in June of 1951. To this marriage 5 children were born:  Mark, Kim, Jeff, Marty, and Kris.



Patricia "Pat" Rawles

Patricia “Pat” Rawles, 76, of Gordon, NE, died Wednesday February 3, 2021, at her home.

She was born January 15, 1945, in Mullen, NE, to Floyd and Maxine Carr. She graduated from Mullen High School in 1963.

Pat married Fred Rawles on January 19, 1991 in Denver, Colorado. They lived in Gordon until her passing. She will be remembered for her kind heart, love of the outdoors and her adventurous spirit.

She is survived by her husband Fred, two daughters, Chris Macke and Michelle


George Addie

George Layton Addie (86), retired Administrative Officer, US Public Health Service, passed away November 13, 2020.  He was born March 31, 1934 in Rushville, Nebraska and was the only child of Clara Layton and George Addie. His early years were spent on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.  He graduated Rushville High School in 1952, and attended Chadron State College in Nebraska.  He married Lila Higgs and together they had four children.  The family moved to

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