Dian Kahlo

Dian Kahlo

WEST POINT — Services for Dian Kahlo, 73, rural Howells, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

She died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at the Wisner Care Center.


Dian Jean Kahlo was born on Nov. 3, 1946, in Sioux Falls, S.D., to Alfred and Sara Isabel (Wilcox) Erickson. She attended school in Sioux Falls and graduated from Sioux Falls Washington High School in 1964.

Dian lived in Georgia, moved to Michigan, where she worked as a medical transcriptionist, later moved to Sioux Falls and eventually to Nebraska.

Dian loved horses, drawing, gardening, her dogs — especially Freckles and spending time with her family.

Survivors include a daughter, Michelle and Robert Kumke of Howells and family Rebeccah Phillips (daughter Violet) Jonathan and Sarah Thomas (daughter Kathryn); a son, Keith and Carin Kahlo of Stanton and family Connor Brandt, Cadin Brandt, Gabriel Kahlo and Grayson Kahlo; a son, Chris Kahlo of Pilger (son Alexander Kahlo); a son, Kevin and Karla Kahlo of Dodge and family Camron Kahlo, Natalie Kahlo and Zachariah Kahlo; a sister, Nancy and Cort Wright of Rapid City, S.D.

Dian was preceded in death by her parents and an infant son.

In other news

Kristi L. Anderson, 57, formerly of Norfolk, died Dec. 4, 2019, at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha after a long battle with breast cancer.

BLOOMFIELD — Memorial services for Donna Moline, 90, Bloomfield, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Bloomfield. The Rev. Kizito Okhuoya will officiate with burial at a later date.

NELIGH — Services for Ida Mae Chance, 90, Neligh, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Calvary Bible Church in Neligh. The Rev. Peter Sample will officiate. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the Menno Cemetery in Menno, S.D.

STANTON — Memorial services for Mable M. Hartman, 98, Stanton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stanton. Private inurnment will be in the Stanton Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Memorial services for CheraLee “Cherry” Avery, 80, Hastings, formerly of Norfolk, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the First United Methodist Church in Norfolk. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

MADISON — Services for Patsy A. Knapp, 84, Madison, are pending with Resseguie Funeral Home in Madison. She died Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at her home in Madison.

LINCOLN — Services for Carol A. Backer Hubenthal, 79, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A Street, in Lincoln. The Rev. Renae Johnson will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Yankee Hill Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Services for Dorothy A. Fryer, 96, of Norfolk will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Norfolk. The Rev. Jackie Perry will officiate. Burial will be in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Norfolk.

NORFOLK — Services for CheraLee Avery, 80, Hastings, formerly of Norfolk, are pending with Home for Funerals in Norfolk. She died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at the Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings.

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Jimmy Johns