Ernest Haberman

Ernie Haberman, age 85 of Tyndall, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at Good Samaritan Society, Tyndall. A private family memorial service, celebrated by Fr. Joseph Forcelle, was held February 6, 2021 at Goglin Funeral Home in Tyndall. Inurnment will take place at St. Leo Catholic Cemetery, Tyndall, at a later date.

Ernest Joseph Haberman was born Tuesday, March 19, 1935 to Louis and Margaret (Potts) Haberman at Fordyce, Nebraska. He grew up in Hartington, Nebraska. While attending Holy


Xoa Lou Busick

Xoa Lou Busick of Gordon, Nebraska passed away in the morning of January 28, 2021 at Gordon Countryside Care, she was 89 years old. She was born on August 27, 1931, in Los Angeles, California to Xenophon Bryan and Mary Lucille Thompson Bryan.

Xoa is survived by her daughter Vertrie (Joey) L. Kramer, her son’s Ryan and Heath Kramer and wife, Jennifer Wells Kramer, Ryan’s three children, Shanna, Beau, and Jayda Kramer, Xoa’s grandchildren from Lucille Busick Pool; West Pool and


Ina Rae Hebbert

Ina Rae Hebbert, age 78, of Ashby, passed away, Sunday, January 24, 2021 at the Gordon Countryside Care in Gordon, Nebraska after suffering many years with dementia.

Ina Rae was born on September 29, 1942 to Leonard and Vonis (Schroeder) Reinbold in a farm house near Ute, IA.  Ina Rae was baptized November 29, 1942 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Charter Oak, IA. 

 In 1947, her family moved to Mapleton, IA where she attended school, graduating from Mapleton High School


Rayann Jane Hanks

Rayann Jane Hanks, 51, of Burwell, Nebraska died January 26, 2021 at the Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell after a battle with Huntington’s Disease.

A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 1, 2021 at the United Methodist Church in Burwell, Nebraska.  Inurnment will be in the Ord City Cemetery in Ord.  Jon Macdonald will officiate.  Visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday at Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell.  In lieu of flowers


Gary Gustafson

Gary Clifford Gustafson, 74, of Newton, Iowa, died on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at MercyOne Newton Medical Center. No services are planned at this time. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association may be left at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory.

Gary, the son of Clifford and Marie (Thompson) Gustafson, was born in Hibbing, Minn. He graduated from Hibbing High School in 1965. He married Laurel Jane Frost on August 12, 1966 in Webster, S.D.



Cheryl Jan Bounous

Cheryl Jan (Harris) Bounous was born October 7th, 1954 in Gordon, Nebraska to Gerald Wayne Harris and Bernice Eldeen (Diffendaffer) Harris. She was the third of three children born to this blessed union.

Cheryl was a proud farmer’s daughter who enjoyed helping her father on the family farm/ranch near Denby, South Dakota. She was brought up to appreciate the value of hard work and family. She enjoyed spending time with her siblings and cousins. This is something that would continue all


Dorothy Bruce

On June 16th, 1931, Paul and Eva Thorsen welcomed their fourth child and second daughter on the family farm southwest of Gordon, Nebraska.  They named their baby girl Dorothy Alice.  In addition to her parents, she was welcomed into the world by her two older brothers, Don, Dwight, and her older sister, Esther.  

Dorothy attended country school through the 8th grade and in 1945 started her freshman year at Gordon High School.  She eventually graduated with the GHS class of


Roger William Voss

Roger William Voss was born on September 27, 1939 in Hay Springs, Nebraska to Irene Sylvia Holzberger Voss and Julius Christian Voss He left this earth on December 25, 2020 in Rapid City, South Dakota. He was a victim of COVID.

Roger went to grade school at the Lone Pine School and graduated from Gordon High School. He was a Gordon resident. Roger drove truck and farmed for many years. He had a lifelong love of horses and had registered Quarter Horses for 50 years.

Roger was preceded in death


Lois May McConaughey Wiley

Lois May McConaughey Wiley was born November 1, 1947 to Joe and Sarah McConaughey.  Lois grew up on the family ranch west of Merriman with her older brother Jim.  She spent her youth riding horses and helping with every aspect of the ranch.  Lois was a gifted horsewoman and a neighbor once said it was good to see her along when working cattle because Joe and Jim were often on a colt but Lois would always be in the right place at the right time.   Lois enjoyed rodeoing and


Julie A. Gall

Julie was born October 28, 1949, in Rushville, Nebraska to Dexter and Alice (Galbraith) Winter. She graduated from Rushville High School and went on to attend the Lincoln School of Commerce. 

On July 11, 1970, she married Joseph A. Gall in Lincoln. They made their home in Schuyler where Julie worked at the Schuyler State Bank until their children were born. She then became a loving daycare provider for many area children, many with whom she still is in contact with to this day. She had


Frieda E. Ladely

Memorial service for Frieda E. Ladely, 86, of Norfolk will be held at a later date in Gordon, Nebraska in April of 2021. Frieda passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at her residence in Norfolk. Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements.

Frieda was born on December 21, 1934 in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Ferdinand and Marjorie (Martin) Knueppel.

She attended a country district school near Oral, South Dakota and graduated from Hot Springs High School in South


Archie F. Collins

Archie F. Collins, age 82, passed away January 10, 2021, in Hot Springs, SD at the Seven Sisters Living Center surrounded by his family.

Archie was born on July 25, 1938, to Archie and Wynfred Collins. After graduating from high school in 1956, he honorably served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1957 to 1959. After discharge he attended Chadron State College for one year before purchasing a ranch west of Hot Springs, SO, in 1960. While pursuing his life-long dream of ranching, Archie also worked

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