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Marcus Baber

Marcus Baber

NORFOLK — Services for Marcus K. Baber, 57, Lincoln, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, at Heartland Baptist Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Tim Fleener will officiate with burial in Allbery Cemetery in rural Norfolk.

Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk.

Marcus Baber died Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Madonna Rehabilitation in Lincoln.


Marcus Keith Baber, son of Bob and Bonna (Margritz) Baber, was born Oct. 23, 1965, at Arcadia, Calif. He attended Norfolk Senior High School. Marcus grew up in Norfolk and worked at Nucor Steel for several years before moving to Omaha. He loved boating, snow-skiing, and especially his family.

Survivors include his children, Rani (Kevin) Hughes, Caleb Baber, Levi (Liz) Baber, Emilee Wyatt, Cassie (Ryan) Dowson and Jacob Aschoff; grandchildren: Alivia, Gabriel and Caroline Hughes, Bailey, Aubrey, and Emery Baber, Willow Wyatt, and Hazel Dowson; his mother, Bonna Baber; siblings Bob (Arlene) Kirk, Kristin (Jim) Rupprecht, and Joshua (Kristie) Baber; and his niece and nephew, Ellie and Nate Rupprecht.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bob Baber, and his son, Joshua Hoile.

In other news

FOSTER — Helen M. (Maxine) Gutz, 92, Osmond, died Thursday, May 25, 2023, at The Homestead in Norfolk.

NORFOLK — Margaret H. Hale, 88, Norfolk, died Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

LAUREL — Linda S. Morris, 74, Laurel, died Thursday, May 25, 2023, at her residence in Laurel. Services are pending at Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel.

NORFOLK — Audrey A. (Ehrenberg) Weigel, 91, Norfolk, died Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

VERDIGRE — Services for James D. Sokol, 83, Verdigre, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Verdigre. James Sokol died Friday, May 26, 2023, at Avera Creighton Hospital in Creighton.

NORFOLK — Services for Brian M. Richter, 75, Norfolk, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, at First Presbyterian Church in Norfolk, immediately followed by a graveside service at Scottville Cemetery north of O’Neill.

BLOOMFIELD — Marilyn True, 87, Bloomfield, died Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at her residence.

TILDEN — Services for Duane Wolske, 95, Tilden, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 2, at Faith United Methodist Church in Tilden. The Rev. Rich Chrisman will officiate with burial in Tilden City Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7603, American Legion…

BOW VALLEY — Mrs. Mike (Kathryn S.) Uhing, 66, Hartington, died from a sudden illness on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

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