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Maurice Palmer

ALBION — Private graveside services for Dr. Maurice R. Palmer, 102, Albion, will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Albion. Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 162, V.F.W. Post 736 of Albion, Army Funeral Honor Guard and the American Legion Riders.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Cardinal Inn Event Center in Albion. Masks are requested.

He died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.

Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements.

In other news

GRAND ISLAND — Services for Jerry Loney, 81, Grand Island, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Island. The Rev. Kelly Karges will officiate.

NORFOLK — Services for Marilyn L. “Mary” Leffers, 90, Norfolk, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Revs. Ray S. Wilke and Chris Asbury will officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in rural Creston.

STANTON — Services for Rosemary Kumm, 92, Stanton, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at Faith Lutheran Church in Stanton. The Rev. Timothy Booth will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery in rural Wisner.

ROYAL —  Services for Charles Kraft, 58, Brunswick, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Royal Auditorium in Royal. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh.

NORFOLK — Services for Elaine V. Hanzlik, 91, Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Patrick McLaughlin will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

WYNOT — Services for Maurice H. Ketter, 84, Wynot, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wynot. The Rev. Jim Keiter will officiate with burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wynot.

ELGIN — Services for LeRoy J. Kerkman, 74, Elgin, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. The Rev. Kevin Vogel will officiate with burial in the parish cemetery.

O’NEILL — Services for Kathy Fick, 76, Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Inman, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at Biglin’s Mortuary of O’Neill. Dr. Gary Fick will officiate. Burial will be in the Inman Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Services for Carolyn K. (Muller) Steckelberg, 79, Ogallala, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Ave., in Norfolk. The Rev. Randy Rasmussen will officiate. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk.

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