Lloyd Merle Shepardson

Lloyd Merle Shepardson was born July 16, 1927, in Albany, Nebraska to Elmer and Ida Shepardson. Lloyd died July 20, 2012, in the Rapid City Hospital at the age of 85.

When Lloyd was six, his parents moved to a farm/ranch southeast of Porcupine, S.D. He attended schools in Shannon County and spent two years in the Army and was honorably discharged.

After his tour of duty with the army, Lloyd lived and worked with his brother Glenn on the Shepardson farm/ranch by Porcupine. During this time, he


Mae LaVerle Kimball

Mae LaVerle Kimball, age 86, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney on Sunday, July 15, 2012. She was born at home in Eli, Nebraska on February 26, 1926, to Clarence and Bula Irene (Zerlein) Spence. May attended school through the 8th grade, but later completed her GED, so she could earn her LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse Degree).

On November 11, 1945, she was united in marriage to Everett Kimball at Rushville, Neb. He preceded her in death on September 21, 2001. Mae moved to Cambridge


Mary Louise (Mary Lou/Lou) Huckfeldt Eisenreich

Mary Louise (Mary Lou/Lou) Huckfeldt Eisenreich, 83, of Sunnyvale, California, died December 30, 2011, at Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California. Mary Lou was born in Holstein, Nebraska, March 10, 1928 to Joseph John and Gertrude Kitts Huckfeldt.
Mary Lou moved to Gordon from Holstein with her parents, Joe and Gerda Hansen Huckfeldt. She was a resident of Sunnyvale, California at the time of her death and also resided in Gordon, Nebraska, and Yuba City and San Jose, California. She


Ira Bailey

Ira Edward Bailey was born January 15, 1916 at Royal, Nebraska. He died July 14, 2012 at Gordon Countryside Care at the age of 96.

Ira was the second of four children born to Robert John and Gertrude Laura (Clyde) Bailey. The family moved to Sheridan County where he completed the 10th grade at Banner School southeast of Hay Springs. He roamed around some before settling down. Ira met the love of his life, Orabelle Goochey, at a dance in Bassett, Nebraska, and on October 24, 1939 they were


Edmon Carl Eitler

Edmon Carl Eitler, 95, of Hay Springs, died Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Crest View Care Center, Chadron, Nebraska.

He was born at home on the farm south of Hay Springs, on July 18, 1916, to Emma and Reinhardt Eitler. He was the youngest of four children, with his older siblings being Christine Crawford, Nona Kutschara, and Wilma Hunter.

He attended the Sandridge School until the 10th grade. Then in 1941, he joined the Army. Because of an accident, he received a medical discharge about four


Sheri Lee Jamison

Sheri Lee Jamison, 71, of Ashby, Neb., one of twin girls, died Died July 13, 2012 at Brighton, Colo. She was born January 20, 1941, at Hoyt ranch to Buddy and Barbara (Bump) Hoyt north of Whitman, Neb. She attended country school #151 through eighth grade. She then attended UNSA at Curtis for high school. She attended beauty school in Alliance from 1958-59.

She married her high school sweetheart, Beryle Jamison in Hot Springs, S.D., on January 26, 1959. They worked at the Peterson Ranch south


Stuart Arthur Johnson-service and burial

Stuart Arthur Johnson, 90, passed away in Traverse City, MI on June 10,
A Celebration of Life service will be held July 30, 4:00 pm, United
Methodist Church in Rushville, NE.
Inurnment will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Rushville, next to Wilma,
the love of his life.
Please share thought's with the family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com
The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.


Herbert F. Werden

Herbert F. Werden, 82, of Gordon, Nebraska, died August 24, 2011, at the Department of Veteran Affairs in Ft. Meade, South Dakota.

He served in the U.S. Army during WW II from 1946 to 1947.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy; four sons, Mark, Greg, Bill and Abilio; five daughters, Kathy, Pamela, Debbie, Sharon and Jackie; nineteen grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Bobby Glenn.

Graveside services with military honors by


Aden "Lee" Zobel

Aden “Lee” Zobel, 86, long time resident of Hay Springs, Nebraska, passed away peacefully in his daughter’s home in Aurora, Colorado on August 24, 2011.

Aden was born August 18, 1925, to Arthur and Ethel Zobel in Alliance, Nebraska.

Lee was united in marriage to Virginia Shaughnessy February 18, 1947, and moved to Hay Springs, Nebraska in 1961. They had 4 children; Gary, Diana, Kathleen, and Mary Margaret.

He served in the U.S. Army, WWII, and the Korean War. He was also a member of the


Eunice Louise Owen

Eunice Louise Owen, 89, a long- time resident in the Chadron area, including Hemingford, Hay Springs, Rushville, Gordon, and Chadron, passed away in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 28, 2011. She was born in Culbertson on January 21, 1922 to Henry and Katherine Yost. Eunice was later married to Bernard Owen on February 5, 1940. They had 4 children, Dixie, Patsy, Terry, and Cindy. She was an active lifetime member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Immediate Survivors include children: Dixie


Dick LaRue Reed

Dick LaRue Reed, 90, of Kuna, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011, at his home in Kuna.

Dick was born and raised in Gordon, Neb. He attended college in Aberdeen, SD, played football and studied for his teaching degree until he enlisted in the Merchant Marines durting World War 2. After the war, he worked in California at RKO studios, building sets for the movies. Later he moved to Twin Falls to help his brother in a potato chip business, while he enjoyed the rodeo circuit.

There he met and


Dr. Roger Ray Loose

Dr. Roger Ray Loose, 64, passed away Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at his home.

Memorial services were Thurs., Sept. 8, at the Gulf Coast Seventh Day Adventist Church in Biloxi. Interment followed in the Biloxi National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Daily Bread Food Pantry, 227-A First St., Wiggins, MS 39577.

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