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Phyllis Novotny

NORFOLK — Services for Phyllis A. Novotny, 82, Norfolk, are pending at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Phyllis Novotny died Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at the Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

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NORFOLK — A celebration of life service for Paul W. Claussen, 84, Norfolk, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Kurt Busskohl will be officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Inurnment will …

WEST POINT —Memorial services for Bernice M. Miller, 94, West Point, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Point. The Rev. Robert Schilling will officiate. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in rural Bancroft.

Annabell Lucilla Shoemaker, 80, passed away peacefully in her home in Woods Cross, Utah, on Nov. 22, 2021.

NORFOLK — Services for Jean Pelc, 92, Norfolk, are pending at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk. Jean Pelc died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

WAYNE — Services for Ronald A. Temme, 74, Wayne, are pending at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne. Ronald Temme died Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.

NORFOLK — Private services for Dr. Roger A. Cutshall, 98, Norfolk, will be at a later date.

WINSIDE — Memorial service for Joan S. Jensen, 85, Norfolk, formerly of Winside, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at the United Methodist Church in Winside. The Rev. Gately will officiate the service. Private inurnment will be at a later date.

STANTON — Services for Gary L. Richter, 68, Stanton, are pending at Home for Funerals in Stanton. Gary Richter died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

BATTLE CREEK — Services for Rodney L. Ruppert, 66, Battle Creek, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Greg Prauner will officiate. Inurnment will be held at the Deer Creek Cemetery, rural Meadow Grove.

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