Shirley Dohring

Shirley (Vollentine) Dohring gained her angel wings May 3, 2022, while hospitalized at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Shirley was born April 12, 1940, to Bernadine (Warnke) and Woodrow “Pick” Vollentine at Gordon, Nebraska. She obtained her early education in Gordon and graduated from Gordon High School in 1957. She attended business college in Rapid City, SD after high school.

She married Steve Dohring and they moved to California for a short time and later to Hill


Kevin Valaika

Kevin John Valaika, 69, of Lincoln, died May 4, 2022 in Lincoln.  Born December 3, 1952 in Rushville, Nebraska to Raymond & Alice (Jarman) Valaika.  Graduated from Gordon High School, Gordon, Nebraska in 1971. Veteran US Army, inducted 7-25-72. Served 3 years active duty with 18 months in Seoul, Korea, and 18 months in Washington DC. Discharged from Army Reserve 7-18-78.  Married Mary L. (McCrory) on August 26, 1978. Retired from United Parcel Service in 2011 after 34 years


Peggy (Peg) Walgren

Peggy (Peg) Pearl Walgren was born February 8, 1929, to Charles and Pearl Riley in Hay Springs, Nebraska. She passed away from this life on February 25, 2022 at the Chadron Community Hospital at the age of 93, surrounded by her loving family.

Peg attended school in Hay Springs, graduating in 1946. She attended Colorado Woman’s College (CWC) in Denver, Colorado for two years and the University of Colorado in Boulder for two years. In 1950, Peg returned home to help run the C.L Riley


Fay E. Fuchser

Fay E. Fuchser, 95, of Thornton, Colorado, passed away on January 18, 2022.

Fay was born on July 31st, 1926, to Emil and Jeanette Fuchser in Gordon, Nebraska. He grew up on a ranch in Cherry County and attended local schools. He graduated from Gordon High School in 1943. He was drafted into the US Army Air Force in 1945 and served until being honorably discharged in 1947. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in electrical engineering in 1951.

He was a polio survivor and


William (Bill) Hensley

William (Bill) Hensley, 73, passed away on February 20, 2022 at his home in Montrose, Colorado. He was born on April 24, 1948 in Rushville, Nebraska to Ganz and Betty (Haslow) Hensley.

Bill grew up in Gordon and graduated from Gordon High School in 1966.  After high school, he moved to Denver and joined the Army National Guard from 1970-1976.  He worked for and later invested in two Firestone Tire stores, one in Aurora and one in Cheyenne.  

In 1977, Bill married Jeanne


Doris Burck

Doris Burck, age 81, of Gordon, NE, passed away February 4, 2022, at her home.

She was born June 28, 1940, to Ted and Marcella Evans.

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, May 6, 2022, 10:00 AM at Wellspring Chapel, Gordon, Neb.


Tony Daringer

Arthur A (Tony) Daringer 80, of Gordon NE died Monday January 31st, in Bayard NE after a long battle with cancer. He was born January 28, 1942, in Hebron, NE, to Arthur John Daringer and Lois Katherine (Hergott) Daringer. Tonys catholic faith was always very important to him. Tony received the sacraments of baptism, his first Holy communion and confirmation at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hebron, NE. As a young boy he lived with his family on a farm outside of Hebron, NE. He attended


Paul Robert Martin

Paul Martin was born to Hisel Martin and Vera Turnbull on Feb. 18, 1937 at Gordon, Neb. He passed away from this life on January 24, 2022 at the Gordon Memorial Hospital at the age of 84.

Paul graduated from Gordon High School. While he was a senior worked for his Dad at the Gordon Implement Co. He married Karen Roth on June 21, 1959. In the early 1960’s he started farming and ranching in Dawes County north of Chadron. He was also in the Army National Guard in the Artillery


Loren Wilson

Memorial Services for Loren Wilson of Hay Springs, Nebraska will be held Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 4:00 PM at Hay Springs Community Hall in Hay Springs, Nebraska.

Loren Wilson was born on August 14, 1963 to Gene and Mary Russell Wilson. Loren grew up learning many skills including auto mechanics, farming, ranching, and carpentry. He helped his grandpa Wilmer and uncle Robert Russell working in the hay field and going to brandings.

He attended Gordon High, where he played football and was


Kathleen Leslie Voss

Following a call from Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Kathleen (Kathy) Leslie Voss permanently vacated Pioneer Manor on February 5, 2022 to join her husband (Ed Voss), her son (Less Voss), as well as a variety of other family members at the Eternal Buffet in God’s Kingdom of Heaven.

Kathleen (Kathy) Brown was born in Indianapolis Indiana on March 30, 1931 to Chester and Dorthea Brown. At the time of her birth, Kathy joined one older sister, Rosemary (by whom Kathy is survived)


Jan Colton

Jan Carol Colton passed away on October 29, 2021, in Sierra Vista, AZ. Jan had a fall during late summer of 2021. When taken to the hospital by a dear neighbor, she was found to have metastatic lung cancer. Jan had been unaware that she was ill with cancer and that the cancer had spread through her body. Her family and friends are grateful that her suffering did not last more than a few months.

Jan Colton was born in Erie, PA on February 10, 1950. A graduate of the College of Wooster, Jan


Carter Lee Feuillerat

Carter Lee Feuillerat was born September 12, 2016, to Scott & Jana Feuillerat.

He gained his angels wings on Friday, January 28th, 2022, in his parents’ arms, at the Denver Children’s Hospital after a brief illness.

Carter was only with his loved ones a short 5 years and 4 ½ months, but made a huge impact on many lives.

Carter was a very energetic and friendly little boy. To anyone & everyone he met, he was their friend, or they were his buddy.  He was a great

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