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Merrill McDonald Jr.

NORFOLK — Merrill L. “Mick” McDonald Jr., 55, Norfolk, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk. There will be no formal services.

Home for Funerals in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements.

In other news

OAKLAND — Private graveside services for Tara Lantz, 38, Beemer, will be at the Pioneer Cemetery in rural Oakland. A celebration of life will be 5-9 p.m. Friday at the Wisner City Auditorium.

NORFOLK — Memorial services for Deldina M. “Dede” Holmgren, 66, Norfolk, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 26, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Tim DeFor will officiate. No burial is planned at this time.

WEST POINT — Memorial services for Jerome “Jerry” Knobbe, 93, West Point, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point. The Rev. Norman Hunke will officiate. Burial with military honors will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

MADISON — Services for Leo F. Hegr, 65, of Madison will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Madison. The Revs. Claire Gager and Randy Dilts will officiate. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors by Army National Guard Honor Guard, Americ…

OSMOND — Services for Henry J. “Hank” Schmit, 88, Osmond, are pending at Stonacek Memorial Chapel in Osmond. Henry Schmit died Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Norfolk Veterans Home.

NORFOLK — Services for Beth A. Abbenhaus, 51, Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Terry Buol will officiate. Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Battle Creek.

BLOOMFIELD — Services for Wayne Mackeprang, 48, Bloomfield, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, at First Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomfield. The Rev. Jacob Bobby will officiate with burial in Bloomfield City Cemetery.

BLOOMFIELD — Services for Philip Schroeder, 53, Bloomfield, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Philip Schroeder died Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at his residence.

BLOOMFIELD — Services for Wayne Mackeprang, 48, Bloomfield, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Wayne Mackeprang died Wednesday, May 18, 2022, in rural Bloomfield.

Obituary policy

The Daily News publishes death notices and obituaries on a daily basis for Norfolkans, area residents and former residents.

Death notices, which include information about when and where a person died, funeral services, burial and visitation for the deceased and memorial information, are published free of charge.

If families of the deceased desire to have an obituary printed, there is a fee charged for doing so. Because of that, families of the deceased can decide what information they want included in the obituary, as well as if they desire to have a photograph of the deceased published along with it. The Daily News reserves the right to edit. 

Norfolk and area funeral homes have detailed information about placing an obituary in the Daily News. If individuals want to submit obituary information themselves, it can be emailed to funerals@norfolkdailynews.com or faxed to (402) 644-2080.

People needing additional information about death notices and obituaries can call the Daily News at 371-1020 or (877) 371-1020 and ask for the newsroom.

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