Obituaries 

Kimberly "Kim" Valla-Martinez
Kimberly "Kim" Valla-Martinez

Kimberly “Kim” Ann Valla-Martinez’s love of life didn’t come to an end with her death. Kim passed away on June 8, 2022, at the age of 54 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor her

Gary Lewis Goen
June 22nd, 1:12 PM MDT
Carol A. Schlauder
June 22nd, 1:35 PM MDT
Terrie Ann (Wieser) Spieker
June 21st, 10:49 AM MDT
Jennie Joan Hart
June 15th, 3:35 PM MDT
Donald R. Flohr

Donald R. Flohr

Donald R. Flohr, age 77, of Sidney, NE passed away in Sidney on Friday, June 10, 2022. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, June 24, 2022, at Greenwood Cemetery in Sidney with Pastor Bud Gillespie officiating. Friends may stop at the Gehri

Gena T. Feuerborn

Gena T. Feuerborn

Eugenia T. Feuerborn, age 79, of Sidney, passed away on June 10, 2022. Rosary services will be held at 9:30 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Peetz, CO with Father Bodzi

Timothy J. Buechler

Timothy J. Buechler

Timothy J. Buechler, age 55, of Sidney, passed away on June 10, 2022. Cremation has taken place. No services will be held. Tim will be laid to rest in Minot, ND. You may view Timothy’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.g

Larry D. Fairchild

Larry D. Fairchild

Larry Dean Fairchild, age 81, of Sidney, NE passed away on June 8, 2022, at Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care where he had been a resident since April 4, 1980. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Ash Hol

Jerry J. Cape

Jerry J. Cape

Jerry J. Cape, 82, of Sun City Center, Florida died June 18, 2020.

M. Maxine Willis

M. Maxine Willis

Mary Maxine Willis, age 93, of Olympia, WA passed away in California on Sunday, June 5, 2022. Cremation has been held. You may view Maxine’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.gehrigstittchapel.com. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel &

Wade B. Walker

Wade B. Walker

Wade B. Walker, 59, of Kimball, received his ultimate healing when Jesus called him home on Friday, June 3, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 10, 2022, at Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with Pastor Alvin Koski offici

Dave "Bum" B. Phelps

Dave "Bum" B. Phelps

Dave “Bum” B. Phelps, age 63, of Sidney, NE passed away in Sidney on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, June 24, 2022, at the Evangelical Free Church in Sidney, NE with Pastor Kyle Larson officiating.

Robert D. Van Vleet

Robert D. Van Vleet

Robert D. Van Vleet, age 87, of Sidney, NE passed away in Bridgeport, NE on Saturday, April 30 2022. Graveside memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at the Greenwood Cemetery in Sidney. Memorials can be left to Legion Par

Terry Raymer

Terry Raymer

Terry Raymer, 70, of Oshkosh passed away Monday afternoon, May 30, 2022 at the Regional West Garden County Hospital surrounded by his family.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2022 at the Oshkosh Wesleyan Church.

T.J. Coffey

T.J. Coffey

Anthony “TJ” Charles Coffey, Jr., 36 of Kimball, died on Thursday, May 26, 2022, as a result of a vehicle accident. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at the WestWay Christian Church in Scottsbluff with Pasto

Albion (Al) D. Visser

Albion (Al) D. Visser

Albion D. Visser, age 87, of Sidney, passed away on to our heavenly home surrounded by his family on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Sidney Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at First United Methodist Ch

Butch & Ruth Linn

Butch & Ruth Linn

Butch Linn, 89, passed away on September 22, 2017, from complications with Alzheimer’s. His beloved wife, Ruth Linn, died peacefully in her sleep after a long battle with dementia at the age of 93, on November 25, 2021. Both died in Rapid City, Sout

Misty D. McLaughlin

Misty D. McLaughlin

Misty D. McLaughlin, age 44, of Sidney, NE passed away at her home on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, June 4, 2022, at the First United Methodist Church in Sidney, NE with Pastor Corey Jenkins officiating. S

Adam C. Roach

Adam C. Roach

Adam C. Roach, 38, of Bridgeport, passed away unexpectedly doing what he loved on Monday evening, May 23, 2022, in Bridgeport.

Pat L. Ernest

Pat L. Ernest

Patrick L. Ernest Sr, age 92, of Dalton, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in Bridgeport, NE. A Wake Service will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, May 30, 2022 with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, both at St. Mary’s C

L. Moonyeen Kimbrough

L. Moonyeen Kimbrough

L. Moonyeen Kimbrough, 84, of Chappell, passed away Monday morning, May 16, 2022 at her home. A memorial service will be held in Texas at a later date. In accordance with Moon’s wishes, cremation has been held. Memorials can be made to the family fo

Gregory D. Rodriguez

Gregory D. Rodriguez

Gregory Dale Rodriguez, age 58, of Sidney, passed away on May 23, 2022, of heart complications. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, May 29th, in Bennett, Colorado. Cremation has taken place. You may view Greg’s Book of Memories, leave cond

Joan B. Wood

Joan B. Wood

Joan Palmer Wood, 91, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Kimball, NE. Cremation has taken place, and her memorial service will be at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31st, at Cantrell Funeral Home with Roger Gillming officiating. Fond memories and expression

Ronald R. Michelman

Ronald R. Michelman

Ronald R. Michelman, age 75, of Lodgepole, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, Jan. 27th, 2022. 

Leona Mae Janzen

Leona Mae Janzen

Leona Mae Janzen, age 93 of Lincoln, NE (formerly of York, NE) passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the Hillcrest Firethorn care facility in Lincoln.

Jerry T. Kallhoff

Jerry T. Kallhoff

Jerome “Jerry” T. Kallhoff, age 89, of Chadron, NE and formerly Dalton, NE, passed away on May 18, 2022, in Chadron. Cremation has taken place. Wake services will be held at 10:00 A.M. and a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, Ju

Mary Etta Robb

Mary Etta Robb

Mary Etta Robb, age 88, of Sidney, NE passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Cremation has been held. A private family service will be held. Memorials can be made to the Sidney High School wrestling program in care of Sidney High School, 1100 19th Avenue S

Robert “Bob” Schiel

Robert “Bob” Schiel

Robert “Bob” Schiel, 73, formerly of Sterling and Sidney, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Assured Senior Living in Aurora, Colorado.

Wanda D. Dana

Wanda D. Dana

Wanda D. Dana, age 72, of Chappell, NE, passed away in Lincoln, NE on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 23, 2022, at Chappell Assembly of God Church in Chappell, NE with Pastor Kevin Jacobs officiating. Burial

Ron L. Gusman

Ron L. Gusman

Ronald Lee Gusman, age 78, of Sidney, passed away on May 13, 2022, in his home with his loving family surrounding him. Cremation has taken place. The Wake will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 20, 2022, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sidney, N

Eugene "EJ" Bailey

Eugene "EJ" Bailey

Eugene James Bailey "EJ", 28, of McCook, NE, formerly of Chappell, sadly passed away on May 11, 2022 as the result of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident near McCook. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at the Chappe

Marcella M. Brauer

Marcella M. Brauer

Marcella Maxine Olson Brauer, 86, a long-time resident of Sidney, passed away on May 12, 2022 at Sidney Regional Extended Care. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran South Divide with Pastor John Hill off

Jack Weston

Jack Weston

Jack Weston, father and grandfather of Amy and John Bramer, passed away peacefully on May 11th. 

Joyce Elaine (Hovarter) Brauer

Joyce Elaine (Hovarter) Brauer

JOYCE ELAINE (HOVARTER) BRAUER 1940-2022 (Wife of Ivan Brauer) Joyce Elaine (Hovarter) Brauer, 81, of Sidney, passed away on May 11, 2022 at Sidney Regional Medical Center. At her request, cremation has taken place and there will be no services. You may v

Monte D. Young

Monte D. Young

Monte D. Young, age 75, of rural Dalton, passed away in Bridgeport, NE on May 6, 2022, at Morrill County Community Hospital. Cremation has taken place. A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel and Cremation is in cha

Dwana R. Christy

Dwana R. Christy

Dwana R. Christy, age 88, of Sidney, NE passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021, in Loveland, CO. Memorial services will be held on Friday, May 27, 2022, 10:30 A.M. at the Grandview Cemetery, in Anselmo, NE. Following the funeral service, a luncheon will b

Dolores "Muggy" Branch

Dolores "Muggy" Branch

Dolores “Muggy” Branch, 94, of Oshkosh, passed away Sunday morning, May 1, 2022 at the Regional West Garden County Hospital in Oshkosh.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 4:00 pm, Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the Ash Hollow Cemetery.

Jean M. Dimmick

Jean M. Dimmick

Jean M. Dimmick, age 93, of Sidney, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Loveland, CO. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sidney with Father C.P. Varghese officiating

Glenn D. Fraass

Glenn D. Fraass

Glenn D. Fraass Ruth C. Fraass, age 90, passed away on January 14, 2022, and Glen D. Fraass, age 89 of on May 3, 2022. Memorial services for Ruth and Glenn will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, June 3, 2022 at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Lodgepole, NE

Mark R. McKay

Mark R. McKay

Mark R. McKay, age 65, of Sidney, NE passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022, due to complications from health issues. You may view Mark’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.gehrigstittchapel.com. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation

James Patterson

James Patterson

Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Oshkosh United Methodist Church with Pastor Seung Park officiating.  Inurnment will follow in the Ash Hollow Cemetery with military honors.

Gene Lienemann

Gene Lienemann

November 17, 1928 - April 19, 2022

Gary McGee

Gary McGee

Gary McGee, 79, of Sidney, Nebraska passed away April 16, 2022 in Cheyenne, Wyoming surrounded by family.

Dorothy M. Kettler

Dorothy M. Kettler

Our loving mother, Dorothy M. Kettler, age 98 passed away on April 2, 2022. Dorothy was born and raised in Sidney, NE. She attended school District 33 and then St. Patrick’s Catholic School in Sidney. She married Marvin L. Kettler in January 1944 in

Michl Thomas (Mike) McGee

Michl Thomas (Mike) McGee

Michl Thomas (Mike) McGee, 80, of Cheyenne, passed away peacefully on March 1 at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, surrounded by many of his children and grandchildren.

Lorin Ray Anthony

Lorin Ray Anthony

Lorin Ray Anthony, Age 77, of Sidney, Ne passed away Wednesday April 13th at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Ne.

Ruby L. Jung

Ruby L. Jung

Ruby L. Jung, age 88, of Potter, NE passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021 at SRMC in Sidney. Cremation has been held. Memorial services will be held on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney, NE with Pastor Chad

Melba Whatley

Melba Whatley

Melba Whatley, 91, of Bridgeport, formerly of Dalton and Sidney, passed away Monday morning, April 11, 2022 at Skyview at Bridgeport.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.n. Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at the United Church of the Plains in Dalton.

Eleanore W. Deaver

Eleanore W. Deaver

Our loving mother, Eleanore W. Deaver, age 96 passed away peacefully surrounded by love, on April 11, 2022, in Littleton, Colorado. Eleanore was born and raised in Bayard, Nebraska by her parents Rose & John Schwartz. She graduated from Bayard High School

George Narjes

George Narjes

George Narjes, 94, of rural Lodgepole passed away Friday morning, April 8, 2022 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center- Extended Care.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2022 at the Weyerts Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Joyce J. Maxted

Joyce J. Maxted

Joyce Maxted, 91, passed away peacefully at Kimball County Manor on Monday, April 4, 2022. Visitation will be offered on Thursday, April 7, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Cantrell Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 8,

Henry A. Stahla

Henry A. Stahla

Henry A. Stahla, 66, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at the First English Lutheran Church in Kimball with Randy Bohac officiating. Inurnment will

Ron Morlock

Ron Morlock

Ron “Ronnie” Morlock, 58, of Lodgepole, passed away at home with his best friend and caregiver, his wife, Karla at his side on March 28, 2022.
A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2022, at the Lodgepole Community Hall.

Robert J. Lindsey

Robert J. Lindsey

Robert J. Lindsey, age 83, of Sidney, NE passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 of natural causes. A celebration of Robert’s life with take place at the Evangelical Free Church in Sidney, NE at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, April 9, 2022 with Pas

Lauretta E. McConnell

Lauretta E. McConnell

Lauretta E. McConnell, 82, of Broadwater, went to meet the Lord Thursday, March 24, 2022. A Memorial Service will be Thursday, March 31 at 10:30 A.M. at United Church of the Plains in Dalton, NE with Pastor Leon “Bud” Gillespie officiating. Se

Dennis W. Pankowsky, Jr.

Dennis W. Pankowsky, Jr.

Dennis W. Pankowsky, Jr., age 32, of Sidney, NE, passed away at UC Health Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, CO surrounded by people that loved him on March 19, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, April 2, 2022 at the Gehrig-St

Lois A. James

Lois A. James

Lois A. James, 78, a longtime Kimball resident, died at the Kimball County Manor on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at the Kimball Presbyterian Church with Pastor Alan Foutz officiating.

Donna M. Oliverius

Donna M. Oliverius

Donna Oliverius, age 92, of Powell, Wyoming, formerly of Sidney, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022, with the love of her children and grandchildren around her. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 28, 2022, at First United Metho

Rodney L. Hecker

Rodney L. Hecker

Rodney Lee Hecker, 68, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2022, in Bridgeport, Nebraska with his wife Deb by his side. Rodney was born September 29, 1953, in Sidney, Nebraska to Paul ‘Sonny’ and Gwendolyn Hecker. Around age 4 they moved to Cal

Mary Dell (Gilmore) Conger-Bowers

Mary Dell (Gilmore) Conger-Bowers

Mary Dell (Gilmore) Conger-Bowers, age 87, of Sidney, NE, passed away in Sidney on March 15, 2022. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, April 8, 2022, at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel in Sidney, NE with Pastor Corey Jenkins officiating. Crematio

Chris Rieken

Chris Rieken

Christian M. “Chris” Rieken, age 64, of Sidney, NE, passed away on March 17, 2022 at KC University Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Friday, March 25, 2022, at Berea Lutheran Church in Chappell, NE with Pastor Scotty R

Dorothy C. Treinen

Dorothy C. Treinen

Dorothy “Dot” C. Treinen, of Sidney, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022, in Cheyenne, WY. A Wake service will be held at 6:00 P.M., Thursday, March 24, 2022 in the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sidney, NE with a Mass of Christian

Larry L. Stahla

Larry L. Stahla

Larry L. Stahla, long-time resident of Kimball, passed away March 15, 2022, at the age of 85. His funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Rev. Kenneth Mars officiating. Burial will follow

Stewart Delano Sorge

Stewart Delano Sorge

Stewart Delano Sorge, 76, passed away on February 18, 2022 with his family by his side.

Leo Kurth

Leo Kurth

Leo Kurth, age 93, of Sidney, NE, passed away in Sidney on March 14, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Church of Nazarene in Sidney, NE with Pastor Lee Eads officiating. Burial will take place in Greenwood Ceme

Geraldine "Jeri" L. Trowbridge

Geraldine "Jeri" L. Trowbridge

Geraldine “Jeri” L. Trowbridge Geraldine “Jeri” L. Trowbridge, age 80, of Sidney, passed away at Sidney Regional Medical Center in Sidney, NE on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Graveside Services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Friday, March 1

Rosella M. Mehling

Rosella M. Mehling

Rosella M. Mehling, 91 of Sidney, Nebraska died on Monday, March 7, 2022 in Houston, TX.

H. Lee Oliverius

H. Lee Oliverius

Lee Oliverius, age 81, a longtime area resident, passed away in Sidney, NE on March 11, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Gehrig-Stitt Chapel in Sidney, NE with Pastor Chad Rademacher officiating. Burial will t