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NORFOLK — Services for Fred Gray, 93, Norfolk, are pending at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk. Fred Gray died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk.

In other news

RAEVILLE — Harold P. “Buggs” Henn Jr., 72, Petersburg, died Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at Good Samaritan Society in Albion.

Joyce Osborn, 79, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2023, in Omaha surrounded by her family.

OSMOND — Services for Elsa Gloe, 88, Osmond, are pending at Stonacek Memorial Chapel in Osmond. Elsa Gloe died Saturday, June 3, 2023, at Edgewood Memory Care in Norfolk.

NEWMAN GROVE — Services for Leon A. Nelson, 78, Newman Grove, will be at 2:30 p.m Thursday, June 8, at Zion Lutheran Church in Newman Grove. The Rev. Becky Beckmann will officiate. Inurnment will be at Hope Cemetery at a later date.

NORFOLK — Sharon R. “Sherry” Flaskamp, 79, Norfolk, died Thursday, June 1, 2023, at Heritage of Bel-Air Nursing Home in Norfolk.

HARTINGTON — Lucile O. Masten, 98, Hartington, formerly of Crofton, died Sunday, June 4, 2023, at the Arbor Care Center in Hartington. Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington is in charge of the arrangements.

WAYNE — Darrell D. Doescher, 81, Wayne, died Friday, June 2, 2023, at Wakefield Healthcare Center.

WISNER — Services for Norris Schwartz, 98, Wisner, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wisner. The Rev. Jared Hartman will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in the Wisner Cemetery.

WISNER — Services for Russel F. Kind, 86, Wisner, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 12, at the Wisner City Auditorium. Private burial will be in the Wisner Cemetery with military honors.

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The Daily News publishes death notices and obituaries on a daily basis for Norfolkans, area residents and former residents.

Death notices, which include information about when and where a person died, funeral services, burial and visitation for the deceased and memorial information, are published free of charge.

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