James Ernest Walter

James Ernest Walter was born June 24, 1935 to Charlotte Marie (Norton) and John Harold Walter in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and passed away November 19, 2020 in Gordon, Nebraska.

Jim loved science. A degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin took him to Los Angeles and Atomics International, then to California Lawrence Radiation Lab in Berkeley as a research engineer, to Los Alamos as a test site engineer, and back to Berkeley.  Eventually his engineering degree was put


Gary Winter

Gary G. Winter, 62, of Rushville, NE, died Friday November 20, 2020, at his home surrounded by his wife and children.

He was born February 4, 1958, in Gordon, NE, to John and Kathryn (Semans) Winter. As a young child he lived in Rushville, NE where he attended Cravath Elementary and graduated from Rushville High School in 1976. While in high school he participated in basketball and was a member of the RATS, which he spent a lot of time cheering on the Rushville Longhorns.

After graduation he


Bill Arnot

A lover of life, family, friends, horses, and always a kind word, William C. “Bill” Arnot passed away after 94 wonderful years on November 16, 2020 in Rapid City, South Dakota.  This True Gentleman was born October 3, 1926 to parents Howard & Emma Betlach Arnot, in beautiful Moab, Utah where the family was operating a sheep ranch. This talented and patient man was born an only child who enjoyed the natural wonders of Moab, raising sheep, fishing, and playing among the


Walter H. Schmidt

Walter H. Schmidt died November 17, 2020, at Toledo Hospital from Covid complications.  He was born September 19, 1935, to Harold and Helen (McGaughey) Schmidt in Sheridan County, Nebraska. Walter attended grades 1-7 in country school and attended the University of Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis, Nebraska for high school graduating in 1953.   He attended University of Nebraska and was a member of the Cornhusker Marching Band and Farmhouse Fraternity.  He graduated with


Leona “Suzie” Spangler

Leona “Suzie” Spangler was born on March 17, 1938 to George and LaVerne Ditsch in Alliance, NE. She passed away on November 16, 2020, at Scottsbluff, NE.

Suzie was one of six children born to George and LaVerne. They raised their family on a farm south of Hay Springs. Suzie graduated from Hay Springs High School and attended National College of Business in Rapid City, SD.

Suzie met the love of her life, Terry Spangler and they were married on April 2, 1958. They moved to the


Marvin Dean Schildhauer

Funeral services for 76-year-old Marvin Dean Schildhauer are set for Saturday November 28, 2020, 10:00am at Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home in Gordon, NE. Burial will be held in Fairview Cemetery, Rushville, NE.

Marvin was born April 21, 1944 in Chadron, Nebraska to Edwin and Frances (Elsberry) Schildhauer. He passed away on Sunday November 15, 2020 at the Alliance Box Butte Hospital after a brief illness, leaving a legacy of hard work and deep love of family.

Marvin grew up in the Hay Springs


Martin Gaspers

Martin Gaspers, 71, years old passed away on November 11,2020, in Loveland, Colorado.

Martin was born June 11, 1949, in Rushville, Nebraska, to Edward Gaspers & Normalee Gaspers. 

Martin grew up in Rushville and graduated with the Class of 1966. He later attended Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska.

He enlisted in the United States Army in June 1967, serving four years including one tour in Vietnam. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service while


James Edward Kruml

Hastings resident James Edward Kruml, 60, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at Bryan Medical Center East, Lincoln, NE. 

Graveside services will be 11 :00 a.m. Friday, November 20, at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings with Rev. Dr. Barry W. Kennard officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene for the Youth Ministry. For the health and safety of others face masks are required for those attending the funeral, your


Tom Vernon

Tom Vernon, 80, of Vivian passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020, at his home.

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at the First United Methodist Church in Pierre. Visitation will be held at the church for one hour prior to the service. Masks will be required for attendance and social distancing is encouraged. For those unable to attend, Tom’s service will be live-streamed at the top of his obituary page at www.isburgfuneralchapels.com. Online


Kenneth Tulloss

Kenneth Lloyd Tulloss Sr., 74, of Gordon, Nebraska died Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at his home. He was born December 22, 1945, in Rushville, Nebraska to Val W. and Jessie Tulloss.

He grew up in Parmelee, South Dakota. His father was a successful grocer, and his mother was an elementary teacher. He attended He Dog Elementary and Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri. He graduated from Valentine High School in 1964. He then completed his Master of Business Administration from Chadron


June Stone

June Bell Stone, 85, of Gordon, passed away Saturday, November 14th, 2020 at Gordon Countryside Care Nursing Home.

She was born November 7th, 1935, in Custer County, Nebraska. As a young girl she lived with her family on a ranch near Broken Bow, Nebraska where she graduated high school and went on to Kearney State College.  Subsequently she taught school at several country schools in rural areas of central Nebraska.

On August 19th, 1956, she married Raymond L. Stone at a country church


Don Weber

Brighton Colorado resident Don Weber, 97, passed away Sunday, November 8,2020, at Avamere Transitional Health Care in Brighton.

Don was born June 14, 1923, in Hooker County, Neb., to Clyde and Mildred (Trudell). Don attended Primary and High School in Merriman, Neb.  He was married to Eveyln Hines in 1943, and to this union was born two sons and two daughters. David Weber,  Laura Schafer,  Shirley Blaylock and Jim Weber. 

Don lived and worked the majority of his life in

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