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Keith Wortman

CREIGHTON — Services for Keith Wortman, 74, Creighton, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton. He died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

In other news

HARTINGTON — Services for Virgil D. Flaugh, 90, of Hartington are pending at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

NORFOLK — Services for Marilyn F. Kathol, 72, of Norfolk are pending with Home for Funerals.

BLOOMFIELD — Services for Arnold Lawson, 93, of Bloomfield are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

CREIGHTON — Services for Karen Cassill, 71, of Creighton are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton.

BURWELL — Memorial services for Jeanette (Donner) Matthies Braun, 72, of Burwell, formerly of Norfolk, will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell. Burial will be in the New Lutheran Cemetery in Norfolk at a later date.

SPENCER — Services for Agnes M. Mashino, 85, Spencer, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Spencer. She died Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society in Atkinson.

BANCROFT — A memorial service for Erma Eunice (Holmberg) Gatzemeyer, 78, Bancroft, will be held on Monday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Munderloh–Smith Funeral Home in Bancroft. The Rev. Charity Potter will officiate, with burial following in the Bancroft Cemetery. She died on Wednesday, Jan. 2…

NORFOLK — Services for Vicki B. Heelan, 82, Fort Myers, Fla., will be celebrated in Norfolk in June 2021 around her birthday. She died on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at her home in Fort Myers. More details will appear in June. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial services for Terry Wightman, 69, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will be at a later date. Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services of Cedar Rapids in charge of the arrangements.

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