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Gregory Schmidt

NORFOLK — Services for Gregory A. “Greg” Schmidt, 69, Madison, are pending with Home for Funerals in Norfolk. Gregory Schmidt died Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

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WAUSA — Services for Gladys Wakeley, 101, Oakland, formerly of Bloomfield, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Wausa. The Rev. Lane Grone will officiate with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wausa.

SPENCER — Services for Marlin Lewis, 88, Spencer, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Wesleyan Church in Spencer. The Rev. Grant H. Graff will officiate, with burial in Pleasant View Cemetery in Lynch.

LYNCH — Services for Sonya Wickersham, 55, Orchard, will be at noon Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Lynch Community Hall in Lynch. The Rev. Michael “Wombat” Walrod will officiate. Military honors will be provided by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1151, American Legion Post 74, Army National Guard Ho…

O’NEILL — Services for Marcus Matthews, 45, Norfolk, that were scheduled to take place on Saturday, Nov. 27, at Biglin’s Mortuary in O’Neill have been cancelled. Services are now pending in Mississippi.

BATTLE CREEK — Services for Rodney L. Ruppert, 66, Battle Creek, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Greg Prauner will officiate. Inurnment will be held at the Deer Creek Cemetery, rural Meadow Grove.

NORFOLK — A celebration of life service for Paul W. Claussen, 84, Norfolk, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Kurt Busskohl will be officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Inurnment will …

WINSIDE — Memorial service for Joan S. Jensen, 85, Norfolk, formerly of Winside, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at the United Methodist Church in Winside. The Rev. Gately will officiate the service. Private inurnment will be at a later date.

NORFOLK — Services for Donald D. Miller, 96, Norfolk, formerly of Wisner, are pending at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Donald Miller died on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at the Wisner Care Center in Wisner.

STANTON — Services for Myron W. Hassler, 68, Stanton, will be 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Stanton. Burial will be in the Stanton Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, with a 7 p.m. vigil service at the church. Home for Funerals-Stanton is in…

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