Clara Mae (Thietje) Bailey

May 7, 1928-July 3, 2019

Clara Mae (Thietje) Bailey passed from this world to the next on July 3, 2019, in hospice care in Billings, Mont. after a brief illness. Her daughters were with her during her last week. 

Mourning her passing are daughter Desiray Bailey, grandson John Fitzgibbons (Erin) and great-grandson Olin, and grandson Ryan Fitzgibbons, all of Washington state; daughter Deion Hagemeister (Michael), granddaughter Danae Anceso, and great-granddaughters Anastasia, Isabella, and


Darlene Hiller

Memorial Services for Darlene Hiller, 83, will be held Saturday July 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, Gordon, Neb.

Inurnment will be held in the Gordon Cemetery.

Darlene passed away on May 13, 2019, in Omaha, Neb.

A memorial has been established for the Capital Humane Society and donations may be sent to: Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home, PO Box 366, Gordon, NE 69343

Online condolences may be left at


Gary Lee Aspinall

Gary Lee Aspinall, age 80 passed from this life to the next on June 19, 2019 at Linden Court, North Platte, Nebraska.

Gary was born in Gordon Nebraska on January 4, 1939 to Tom Aspinall and Mary Allie (Simms) Aspinall. He graduated from Gordon High School with the class of 1956. Post-graduation he lived in Long Beach, California before being drafted into the army. Gary served in the United States Army from December 1961 to December 1963, most of that time spent at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He


Angelica Bixby

Graveside services for Angelica Bixby of Chadron, Nebraska will he held on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Pleasant Point Cemetery outside of Gordon, Nebraska.  

Angel’s life began in Grand Island, Nebraska, on June 12, 1971.  At a young age, she moved with her family to the Sandhills near Ellsworth, Nebr, where her parents, Steven & Diane Beck, worked on the Mike Wilcox ranch.  Throughout her childhood, Angel became a cowgirl and horse lover as all young women do


Guy William Orr

Guy William Orr, 94, passed away on June 22, 2019 surrounded by his family at the Gordon Memorial Hospital.  Guy, son of Forest and Germaine (Pochon) Orr, was born on April 6, 1925, in Rushville, Nebraska. Guy served his country as a MP in the United States Army during the occupation of Japan following World War II.  Guy met the first love of his life, Geraldine (Galbraith) Orr in Rushville, where she had moved to teach school.  Guy and Geraldine married in


Doris “Lou” Terry

Funeral services for Lou Terry of Hay Springs, Nebraska will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Hay Springs with Pastor Paul Smith officiating. Burial will be at the Hay Springs City Cemetery. Visitations will be open to the public on Friday, June 21, 2019, at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron. 

Doris Louisa Terry, daughter of Richard and Nancy (Gifford) Driefholt, was born October 14, 1924, at Cambridge, Nebraska and passed away at Chadron


Wynona Kimble

Wynona Leora Bissell Kimble was born May 17, 1926 in Hazard, Nebraska to Edwin and Ora Fieldgrove Bissell.

She lived at Hazard until the age of 7. The family then moved to Thedford, Nebraska. She went to high school in Thedford and graduated from Hyannis High School.

She met the love of her life, Dale Kimble and they were married November 23, 1944. She and her husband Dale had three children together, Bill, Jeanne, and Jack. Dale and Wy worked on ranches in the Hyannis area before buying the


Ralph Lloyd Hardin

Ralph Lloyd Hardin, 77, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Friday June 7, 2019 at his home.He was born October 3, 1941in Gordon, Nebraska the son of Clifford Charles Hardin and Doris Reitz Hardin.Ralph received his education in Gordon, Nebraska. He served in the Army from 1965-1967 in Texas and then moved to Blackfoot, Idaho where his brother was living at the time. He had lived in the Blackfoot area ever since that time.On September 3, 1968 he married Jeanine Lee in Blackfoot, Idaho. She preceded


Carol J. Sager

Carol J. Sager, 80, passed away June 4, 2019, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hay Springs, Nebraska. She was born February 16, 1939 to John William and Helen (Semin) Majeski.

In 1941 the family moved to Los Angeles, California. When Carol was in the 8th grade the family moved to Venice, California where she attended Mark Twain Jr High and Venice High School, graduating February 1, 1957. Upon graduation she went to work for General Telephone Company in Santa Monica, California.



Leota S. Frandsen

Leota S. Frandsen, 83, of Martin, South Dakota passed away on June 4, 2019 near Tuthill, SD.  Leota was born September 7, 1935 in Enders, Nebraska to General Lee and Neoma Caroline (Sherman) Hood.  She was the 8thof 10 children.  They moved around frequently finally settling in Wolbach, Nebraska.  She graduated from Wolbach in 1953.  After high school she taught rural school in Wolbach and then moved to the Sandhills, Nebraska. She then


Harold Hupp

 Memorial Services for Harold Hupp will be held Friday June 21, 2019, 10:00 AM  at the American Legion, Gordon, NE.

Inurnment with Military Honors will follow at the Gordon Cemetery.

Harold passed away on December 16, 2018, at Rapid City Regional Hospital, he was 86.

A memorial has been established for the Gordon American Legion or  the Tri-State Cowboy Museum and donations may be sent to Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home PO Box 366, Gordon, NE 69343.

On line condolences may be


Theodore Jensen

Theodore Vern “Pop” Jensen, age 77 of Rockwall, TX, passed away peacefully on April

28, 2019, with family at his side. He was born November 8, 1941, in Rushville, NE, to Swen Beck and Edith (Holmes) Jensen. Ted served his country as an Airman First Class in the United States Air Force and had duty stations in Taiwan, Japan, and Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, TX. He was a man of many talents who could build and fix anything for anyone. He was a welder most of his life, working

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