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Dwain Doerr

WAUSA — Services for Dwain Doerr, 54, of Creighton will be 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the Golgotha Lutheran Church in rural Wausa. The Rev. Jerome Leckband will officiate with burial in church cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton is in charge of arrangements.

He died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Plainview Manor in Plainview.


Dwain M. Doerr, son of Martin and Phyllis (Jensen) Doerr, was born Dec. 21, 1964, at Creighton. He graduated from Creighton High School in 1984. Dwain lived east of Creighton for most of his life. He enjoyed working on the farm with his parents and brother Leroy.

Dwain spent the past seven years at a NorthStar group home in Bloomfield. He ran Dwain’s Party Line while he was living there and attended ERTH Class in Yankton. He also loved going for rides in the country.

He was a member of Golgotha Lutheran Church in rural Wausa. While residing in Bloomfield, Dwain attended First Trinity Lutheran Church.

Dwain is survived by his mother, Phyllis Doerr of Creighton; sister Linda Demerath of Plainview; brother Leroy Doerr of Creighton; nephew and niece, Brent Demerath and Marie Demerath, both of Plainview; and extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Martin; grandparents George H. and Hattie Doerr and George and Lena Jensen; and brother-in-law Richard Demerath.

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NORFOLK — Visitation for Barbara Uehling, 70, Hadar, will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk with a 7 p.m. prayer service.

WAYNE — Services for Merlin Saul, 88, Wayne, are pending at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne. He died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Wayne Country View Care in Wayne.

NELIGH — A celebration of life for Cloyd Kilpatrick Jr., 91, Neligh, will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Neligh Senior Center in Neligh with a slide show and time of sharing at 3 p.m.

CREIGHTON — Memorial services for Helen Jean Andersen, 88, Lincoln, formerly of Creighton, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Zion Lutheran Church in Creighton. The Rev. Donna Fonner will officiate. Burial will be in Concordia Lutheran Cemetery in Clearwater.

BATTLE CREEK — Memorial services for Ervin E. Tegeler, 92, Battle Creek, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at St. John Lutheran Church in Battle Creek. Burial will be in the parish cemetery in Battle Creek. Military rites will be by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard and American Legion Post 75.

CLARKSON — Services for Robert Hajek, 75, Clarkson, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Clarkson. The Rev. Rodney Kneifl will officiate with burial in the Clarkson Catholic Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Darrell Barrett, 81, Norfolk, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Norfolk Veterans Home. No services are planned.

NORFOLK — Services for Audrey F. Campanile 96, of Norfolk, formerly of Neligh, will be held at a later date.

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