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O’NEILL — Services for Merle Pease, 80, O’Neill, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at the United Methodist Church in O’Neill. The Rev. Brian Loy will officiate. Burial will be in the O’Neill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Biglin’s Mortuary in O’Neill.

Merle Pease died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.

In other news

OSMOND — Services for Doyle Y. Timmerman, 80, Osmond, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osmond. The Rev. Leon Rosenthal will officiate with burial in the parish cemetery.

CLEARWATER — Memorial services for Cheryl L. Holliday, 79, Orchard, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Grove Lake Royal. If attending the service, bring your lawn chair.

NORFOLK — Services for Duane E. Dufek, 69, Norfolk, are pending at Home for Funerals in Norfolk. Duane Dufek died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

HASTINGS — Memorial services for Violet L. Hubel, 94, Hastings, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings. The Rev. Kathy Uldrich will officiate. Private burial will be at a later date in the Chambers Cemetery.

ELKHORN —  Services for Kermit D. Andrews, 95, Bella Vista, Ark., and Pharr, Texas, formerly of Blair, and his wife, Rayoma, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at Lutheran Church of the Master west campus, 1200 N. 181st Court, in Elkhorn.

NORFOLK — Services for Graham Henning, 85, Grand Junction, Colo., will be held in Norfolk on June 25, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk.

CROFTON — Services for Sherilyn S. Kimm, 69, Yankton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton. The Revs. Terry Buol and David Liewer will officiate with burial in Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell, S.D.

PIERCE — Services for Marian L. Peters, 91, Norfolk, formerly of Pierce, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Zion Lutheran Church in Pierce. The Rev. Gordon Bruce and Vicar Chad Berg will officiate with burial in Prospect View Cemetery.

CLAY CENTER — Services for Mildred D. Kounovsky, 97, Plainview, formerly of Clay Center, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Clay Center Christian Church in Clay Center. The Rev. Arick Johanson will officiate with burial in the Clay Center Cemetery.

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