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All Obituaries


Alfred McCalla Chappell


Alfred A. McCalla, age 73, of Chappell, NE, passed away, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at the UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, CO. Alfred was born November 19, 1947 to Albert and...

Jeannette Waterman Ogallala


.Jeannette I. Waterman, age 64, of Ogallala, passed away, Thursday, November 19, 2020 at her home in Ogallala. Jeannette was born January 10, 1956 to William and Katherine (Strong) Kohler in...

Richard Sherich Ogallala


Richard D. Sherich, age 85, of Ogallala, NE, passed away, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the Ogallala Community Hospital. Richard was born on July 27, 1935 at Lodgepole, NE to Harley and Maud...

Kenneth "Doc" Howard


Dr. Kenneth Norton Howard, loving husband and father of 3 boys, age 89, of Ogallala, passed away Saturday, November 14th, 2020 at Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala.     Ken...

Marlynn Fickes Ogallala


Marlynn Kay Fickes, 78, of Ogallala, passed away Wednesday, November 11th at Indian Hills Nursing Home in Ogallala. Marlynn was born May 4, 1942 in Omaha NE to Colin Kenneth and Winifred (Wilke)...

Roy Hutchinson Gothenburg, Ne


Roy L. Hutchinson, 98, of Gothenburg, formerly Arthur passed away on November 11, 2020 in Gothenburg, NE. He was born on July 26, 1922 to Richard and Margaret (Jones) Hutchinson at Arthur County,...

Gary Palu North Platte


Clarence "Gary" Palu, age 77, of North Platte, NE, passed away, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at the Centennial Park Village in North Platte. Gary was born July 11, 1943 in Holyoke, CO to...

Betsy Hasty Ogallala


Betsy R. Hasty, age 92, of Ogallala, Nebraska, passed away, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at her home in Ogallala.     She was born July 14, 1928 in Omaha, NE to Herbert Davis. Her...

Ima Jean Hillyer


Ima Jean Hillyer, age 84, passed away, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at the Imperial Manor in Imperial, Nebraska. Services are pending at the Draucker Funeral Home of Ogallala. 

Mary Lynn Callen


Mary Lynn Callen, age 76, passed away peacefully Monday, October 19, 2020 at Aspyre Memory Care in Ft. Collins, CO with her family by her side, after a courageous eleven year battle with...

Emily Hartman


Helen Emily Hartman, age 85, of Lincoln, NE, former resident of Paxton, passed away, Sunday, October 18, 2020 at her home in Lincoln. Emily was born July 2, 1935 to Marion D. and Emma...

Ilene Watson North Platte


Ilene Helen Watson, age 78, of North Platte, Nebraska, passed away, Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Linden Court in North Platte.     Ilene was born February 20, 1942 in Loup City, NE...

Joanne Ervin


Joanne M. Ervin, age 94, of Brule, passed away, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala. Joanne was born in Cheyenne, WY on November 30, 1925 to Robert S. Hillyer and...

David Waltermeyer Paxton


David N. Waltermeyer, age 58, of Paxton, NE, passed away, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at his home in Paxton. The family chose cremation. No services are scheduled at this time.  Online...

Duane Wilson Arthur


Duane Wilson, age 91, of Arthur, passed away, Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Ogallala Community Hospital in Ogallala. Duane was born February 3, 1929 to Peter Bradley and Harriett (Martin)...

Arta Draucker Thiems Ogallala


Arta Arlene Wendt Draucker Thiems, age 102, of Ogallala, died Sunday, September, 27 2020 at Welcov Assisted Living in Ogallala. Arta was born February 8, 1918 in Swedeburg, NE to Emil and Olivia...

LD Walker Ogallala


LD Walker, 78, of Ogallala, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado. LD was born January 26, 1942 in Ogallala, Nebraska to Dale E....

Jerry Speck Ogallala


Jerry Lee Speck, age 84, of Ogallala, passed away, Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala.  Jerry was born in Norton, Kansas, October 31, 1935 to Clyde and Beulah...

Rodney Jensen Ogallala


Rodney W. Jensen, age 84, of Ogallala, passed away, Monday, September 7, 2020 at the Perkins County Hospital in Grant. Rodney was born April 17, 1936 to Ove and Tressie (Miller) Jensen in...

Dorotha "Dot" David Ogallala


Dorotha "Dot" M. David, age 67, of Ogallala, passed away, Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Ogallala Community Hospital.  Dorotha was born July 27, 1953 in Fort Worth, TX to...

Terry LaFore Ogallala


Terry Lee LaFore, 6 years young, of Ogallala, NE, entered into eternal rest, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from Medulloblastoma brain cancer. Terry was welcomed into this world on December 16th,...

Jean Slagle Ogallala


Jean Ann (Beran) Slagle, age 83, passed away at her home in Ogallala, Nebraska on Monday, August 31, 2020, after a two year battle with Mesothelioma, with husband Ted and daughter Kim at her...

Betty Benjamin North Platte


Betty Jane Sieckmann Benjamin, age 93, of North Platte, NE, passed away, Monday, March 23, 2020 at Linden Court in North Platte.  Betty was born in Ohiowa, NE on October 8, 1926, to Omer and...

Barbara Keyes Ogallala


Barbara Keyes, age 81, of Ogallala, passed away, Thursday, August 20, 2020 at her home in Ogallala.  The family chose cremation. Services are scheduled for a later date. Draucker Funeral...

Kim Channer Arthur


Kim B. Channer, age 65, of Arthur, passed away on March 30, 2020 at Arthur due to an accident. Kim was born in Cedar Rapids NE to Charles and Mary (Cornwell) Channer. Kim attended school in St....

Steven Taylor Ogallala


Steven Taylor, age 41, of Ogallala, passed away, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at the Sutherland Care Center in Sutherland, NE. For the last 9 months, Steven waged a courageous battle against stage...

Waldo "Erv" Smith


Waldo E. "Erv" Smith, age 93, of Arthur, NE, passed away, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the Ogallala Community Hospital in Ogallala.  Waldo, the third son of George (Casey) and...

Wayne Fickes North Platte, NE


Wayne D. Fickes, 82, of North Platte NE, formerly of Ogallala passed away on August 4, 2020 at Great Plains Health, just hours from his 83rd birthday. He was born on August 5, 1937 to David and...

Douglas Patterson Grant


Douglas L. Patterson, age 98, of Grant, NE, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, July 24, 2020 at the Golden Ours Convalescent Home in Grant.  Doug was born September 10, 1921, at Ansley,...

Kevin Reichenberg Grant


Kevin L. Reichenberg, age 60, of Grant, NE, passed away, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at his home in Grant. Kevin was born November 20, 1959 in Ogallala, NE to Lewis Harold and Mary Ann (Slobzewski)...

John Brandt


John Wayne Brandt, a longtime Ogallala resident and KOGA Radio broadcaster and salesman, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at the age of 76.  For the past year, John waged a courageous...

Alice Berry


Alice F. Berry, age 93, of Ogallala, Nebraska, passed away, Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala. Alice was born on December 11, 1926 to John and Mary (Daubendick) Steinke...

Linda Pierce Alliance


Linda Rae Pierce, age 72, of Alliance, NE, passed away, Saturday, June 27, 2020 at her daughters home in Ogallala.       Linda was born to Milford and Alice (Hammer) Pierce on...

JoAnne Harms Brule


JoAnne  Harms, age 88, of Brule, NE, passed away, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at The Indian Hills Manor in Ogallalla, NE.     JoAnne was born December 18, 1931 in Brule, NE to...

Merna Schleeman


Merna G. Schleeman age 89, of Ogallala, NE, passed away, Sunday, June 7, 2020 at her home in Ogallala.  Merna was born August 2, 1930 at Stockville, NE to Clarence and Grace (Wilson)...

Nancy Crow Lemoyne


Nancy J. (Smith) Crow, age 76, of Lemoyne, NE, passed away, Saturday, May 30, 2020, at her home in Lemoyne with her husband at her side.  She was born to late Robert LeRoy and Joyce Faye...

Crystal Gerdes


Crystal Lorraine Gerdes was born October 20, 1966, in Wheatridge, CO, the second of four children and only daughter born to Ellis and Sharon (Beck) Gibbs, passed on to Heaven, Thursday, May 28,...

Deanna "Danny" Wolford Ogallala


Deanna "Danny" F. Wolford, age 78, longtime resident of Ogallala, NE, joined Our Heavenly Father, Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the Ogallala Community Hospital.     Danny was...

Marv Walz Arthur


Marvin "Marv" J. Walz, age 78, of Arthur, NE, passed away, Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at his son's home in Broken, Bow, NE Marvin John Walz was born December 20, 1941 in Ogallala, NE...

Marion Brott Ogallala


  Marion Rosealie Brott, 91, of Ogallala, passed away on  May 17, 2020 at Linden Court in North Platte, NE. Marion Rosealie Brott was born April 28, 1929 in Omaha NE, the daughter of...

Bob Batterman Beatrice


Bobby "Bob" V. Batterman, age 78, formerly of Ogallala, Nebraska, passed away, Sunday, May 10, 2020 at the Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation Center in Beatrice, Nebraska. Bob was born...

Donna Stahl Paxton


Donna D. Stahl, age 85, of Paxton, NE, passed away, Thursday, April 30, 2020, at the Sutherland Care Center in Sutherland, Nebraska. Donna was born November 16, 1934 to George and Marie (Sass)...

Herbert "Herb" Knudsen Ogallala


Herbert "Herb" D. Knudsen, age 78, of Ogallala, NE, died Saturday, April 18, 2020, passing away peacefully in his sleep, after a full day at the office where he was strategizing and...

Bruce Spracklen


Bruce A. Spracklen, age 61, of Brule, NE, passed away, Saturday, April 18, 2020 at his home in Brule.  Bruce was born October 8, 1958 in Douglas, Wyoming to Willis A. and Clara B. (Gould)...

Wayne Dobberstein


Wayne L. Dobberstein, age 82, of Arvada, CO, passed away, April 10, 2020 at his home in Colorado. Wayne was born on November 22, 1937 in Kearney, NE to Albert and Nora (Hodge)...

Harold Suhr Sutherland, NE


Harold E. Suhr, age 83, of Sutherland, NE, passed away, Thursday, April 2, 2020 in Sutherland where he had lived for 35+ years.  Harold was born on January 13, 1937 to Harry A. and Margret...

Delbert Hunt Ogallala


Delbert (Del) Earl Hunt, age 87, of Ogallala, passed away, Friday, March 27, 2020 at the Golden Ours Convalescent Home in Grant, NE.     Delbert was born May 1, 1932 in Lincoln, NE...

Sandy Johnson


Sandy J. Johnson, age 72, of Ogallala, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020 at her home in Ogallala.  She was preceded in death by her 2 brothers, Dennis and Donny...

Eugene Iron Rope Ogallala


Eugene "Gene" Geoffrey Iron Rope, age 88, of Ogallala, Nebraska, passed away, Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala.     Gene was born March 5,...

Dorothy Allen Ogallala


Dorothy Elizabeth Allen, age 92, of Ogallala, NE, passed away, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Ogallala Community Hospital in Ogallala.      Dorothy was born March 8, 1927 at the...
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