Obituaries

Mon
29
Jun

Dorothy Bogus

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Dorothy M. Bogus, 80, of Farwell, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 27, 2020, at her home.
Private family Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Farwell. The Revs. Rayappa Konka and Tom Ryan will concelebrate the Mass. Burial will be in St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery near Farwell.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. The family will not greet friends inside the church but will be outside in front of the church for a drive by from 5 to 7 p.m. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
All CDC guidelines will be followed regarding social distancing and wearing facemasks to the visitation and rosary.
Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is assisting the family.

Mon
29
Jun

Orlo Carriker

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Orlo Carriker, age 86, of Aurora, formerly of Phillips, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Select Specialty Hospital in Lincoln.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held.  A Public Graveside Service will be at 10:45 a.m., Thursday, July 2 at the Phillips Cemetery.  Current CDC guidelines will be followed.  Memorials may be made to the family to designate at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Orlo D. Carriker, the son of LeRoy Strawn and Erma Katherine (Keller) Carriker, was born at Harvard, on Jan. 27, 1934, and passed away at Lincoln, on June 27, 2020, at the age of 86.
Orlo attended Rural District 68 near Harvard and graduated from Harvard High School in 1952. He worked on the family farm near Harvard.

Mon
22
Jun

Trinity Seder

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Trinity A. Seder, age 61 of Aurora, died Thursday, June 11, 2020 at her home. She was born in Balto, MD on June 25, 1958 to Ralph and Jacquline (Petrie) Shaffer. Trinity grew up at Indianapolis, IN. She graduated from Grand Island Senior High School in 1976 and earned as Associate Degree in Nursing.
Trinity was a member of Freedom Baptist Church in Grand Island. She is survived by her son Dustin (Keisha) Seder of Florida; grandchildren Elaina and Amaya Seder; brothers Charles Hawthorne, Dennis Hawthorne, Steve Shaffer; and friend Shirley Allen.
Trinity was preceded in death by her parents and step-father Lonnie Hawthorne; ex-husband Matthew Seder; and brother Richard Shaffer.
Inurnment will be at Naponee (NE) Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at NebraskaCremation.com.

Mon
22
Jun

Duane Ericksen

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Duane Ericksen, age 89, of Lincoln, formerly of Hampton, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at The Windcrest Assisted Living in Lincoln.
A Memorial Service will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 27 at the United Lutheran Church in Hampton along with his wife, Marjorie. Current CDC guidelines will be followed, which is 25% of capacity.  The service will be livestreamed on the United Lutheran Church’s Facebook page.  Rev. Miles Ruch will officiate. Inurnment will be in United Lutheran Cemetery.  The family will greet friends from 3-4 p.m. at the church. Memorials may be to the family to be designated at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Duane Ross Ericksen, the son of John and Evangeline ‘Vannie’ Josephine (Jones) Ericksen, was born in Aurora, on Jan. 8, 1931 and passed away in Lincoln, on Feb. 26, 2020, at the age of 89.

Mon
22
Jun

Marjorie Ericksen

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Marjorie Ericksen, age 87, of Lincoln, formerly of Hampton, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at Tabitha Journey House.
A Memorial Service will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 27 at the United Lutheran Church in Hampton along with her husband, Duane. Current CDC guidelines will be followed, which is 25% of capacity.  The service will be livestreamed on the United Lutheran Church’s Facebook page.  Rev. Miles Ruch will officiate. Inurnment will be in United Lutheran Cemetery.  The family will greet friends from 3-4 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials are kindly suggested to United Lutheran Church or United Lutheran Cemetery Inc. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.

Thu
18
Jun

Deborah Eckstrom

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Deborah Ann Eckstrom, 70, of Grand Island passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020 surrounded by her family.
Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 20 at All Faiths Funeral Home in Grand Island with a Rosary at 9:30 a.m.  Father Marty Egging will officiate.  Friends and extended family are invited to join the service which will be live-streamed via Facebook on All Faiths Funeral Home Facebook page, beginning 15 minutes prior to the service.  Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Palmer.
Deborah Ann Nealon entered this life on May 28, 1950 in Aurora. She was the eighth daughter of Maurice Joseph and Margaret Mary (Donnelly) Nealon. Deborah grew up and went to school in Aurora and graduated from Aurora High School in 1968. After graduation, she attended Grand Island Beauty School and received her cosmetology license in January 1970. She then worked in a few area beauty shops.

Mon
15
Jun

Ethel Wolf

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Ethel Wolf was born on February 24, 1928 and passed away on June 12, 2020.  Ethel was a resident of Sun City, AZ for many years until her husband passed, then she came to live with her granddaughter Michelle in Aurora. She lived a very full and active life until the time of her death. She was surrounded by those she loved most in the world, her grandchildren.
Visitation for Ethel will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 18 at Higby-McQuiston Chapel in Aurora.  CDC guidelines will have to be followed.  Ethel’s final resting place will be in the Veteran’s National Cemetery in Phoenix, Arizona next to her husband.  Memorials may be made in care of the family to designate at a later date.  Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.

Wed
10
Jun

John Murphy

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John Edward Murphy was born July 20, 1934, to William Joseph Murphy and Roxie (Garner) Murphy in Valentine, the Sandhills ranch land of the state. The youngest of three (Bill and Mary Rose) John spent his first two years in Omaha before Roxie returned with the children to Valentine and the Garner family ranch. William Joseph left the family to remain in Omaha.
Roxie married Charles Spain in 1937 and they had two sons, John’s brothers, Jerry and Sam, and in John’s words, life growing up was,”very busy and great.”

Tue
09
Jun

Delmar Kliewer

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Stockham resident Delmar Joe Kliewer, 66, passed away, Sunday, June 7, 2020, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  

Mon
08
Jun

Dale E. Jackson

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Dale E. Jackson, 89, of Lincoln, formerly of Aurora, passed away on May 19, 2020 at his home. Born on December 16, 1930 to D.A. and Nellie (Grossman) Jackson.
Dale was born in Nelson and started school in a one room school in Angus.  
He graduated from Edgar High School in 1948 and from Hastings College in 1952.  Following college, Dale served in the Army and was stationed in Germany.  He married Valjean Bohlen in December of 1958 and they had one daughter.   Dale returned to school at the College of Hair Design and was a barber through his working years. In 1977 the family settled in Aurora, when Dale purchased a barber shop where he stayed until retirement.  Dale was a lover of Husker football, technology, music, old movies and punny jokes.

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