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Helen Armstrong

NORFOLK — Services for Helen M. Armstrong, 89, Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Caleb Lind will officiate. Burial will be in the Best Cemetery in rural Norfolk.

Visitation will begin an hour prior to services on Saturday. Masks are required for the visitation and funeral.

She died Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

In other news

CREIGHTON — Services for Lonnie Opkis, 75, Creighton, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton. Opkis died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Avera Creighton Care Centre.

O’NEILL — Services for Ramon Sprague, 86, O’Neill, will be 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Biglin’s Mortuary in O’Neill with the Rev. Joe Schneider officiating. Burial will be in the Inman Cemetery with military rites by the O’Neill American Legion Simonson Post 93. Visitation will be fr…

HARTINGTON — Services are pending at Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington for Terry McPhillips, 55, Brandon, S.D. He died on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at his residence.

CREIGHTON — Ender Lee Davis, 4-month-old son of Edward Davis and Chandra Plunkett of Creighton, died on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at the Avera Creighton Hospital in Creighton. Services are pending at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

AINSWORTH — A memorial service will be held at a later date for Wayne S. “Spud” Bower, 89, Ainsworth. He died Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth.

NORFOLK — Services are pending for Ellen E. Glanzer, 87, Norfolk, with Home for Funerals.

BLOOMFIELD — Joyce McFarlane, 93, Bloomfield, died Wednesday, Jan, 13, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society in Bloomfield. Services will be held at a later date.

CREIGHTON — A celebration of life open house for David Vogt, 60, Creighton, will be 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Creighton Golf Course.

BLOOMFIELD — Services for Joyce McFarlane, 93, Bloomfield, will be at a later date.

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