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Porter Noecker

HARTINGTON — Services for Porter Thomas Noecker, 6-year-old son of Jesse and Marie Noecker of rural Hartington, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington. The Rev. Owen Korte will officiate. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Hartington.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church with a 7 p.m. vigil. Visitation will resume an hour prior to services at the church.

Porter Noecker died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, as a result of an accident at his rural Hartington home.

Wintz Funeral Home of Hartington is in charge of the arrangements.

In other news

CROFTON — Services for Galen K. Merchen, 93, Bloomfield, formerly of Crofton, are pending at Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton. Galen Merchen died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society in Bloomfield.

HARTINGTON — Services for Roger Eickhoff, 76, Menifee, Calif., will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington. The Rev. Owen Korte will officiate with burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Hartington.

WAUSA — Services for Gladys Wakeley, 101, Oakland, formerly of Bloomfield, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Wausa. The Rev. Lane Grone will officiate with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wausa.

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.

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

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.

CROFTON — Graveside services for Galen K. “Skeeter” Merchen, 93, Bloomfield, formerly of Crofton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at the Crofton City Cemetery. The Rev. Christina Driver will officiate. Military rites will be conducted by the Crofton American Legion Post 128.

NORFOLK — Services for Harold W. Nielsen (Trooper II), 79, Norfolk, will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Lee Weander will officiate. Private inurnment will be at a later date at Park Center Cemetery in Elgin. Military rites will be conducted…

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