Randy Boelter

CREIGHTON — Services for Randy Boelter, 54, Orchard, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton. The Rev. Wayne Owens will officiate with burial in Grimton Cemetery in Walnut.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh.


Randy R. Boelter, son of Rodney and Patricia (Elliott) Boelter, was born Aug. 24, 1965, at Creighton. He graduated from Verdigre High School and completed two years of college.

Randy lived in Kansas City for a couple years before moving to live on his grandparent’s farm near Orchard. He resided in Orchard at the time of his death.

Randy was employed at Jack’s Quickshop for many years, as well as Verdigre Livestock Market.

Randy was a social guy who loved playing cards and pool, watching NASCAR, doing puzzles and sharing a drink with his brother. He was also a math whiz. Randy’s favorite pastime was spending time with his family, especially as his health declined.

Randy is survived by his significant other, Elizabeth Nelson; his father, Rodney Boelter; his brother, Darin (Lori) Boelter; Elizabeth’s children, Melissa (Derek) Thiele and children, Trisha Wolfe and children, and Heather Jackson (fiancé Jayme) and children; his nieces and nephews, Lisa, Larissa (Sam), Luke (Marissa) and Chance; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia; his grandparents; and an uncle, James Elliott.

In other news

WYNOT — Services for Jessica M. Eskins, 39, Coon Rapids, Minn., formerly of Wynot, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wynot. The Rev. Andy Phan will officiate with burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wynot.

CLEARWATER — Memorial services for Roger W. Pofahl, 82, Ewing, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Clearwater. The Rev. Daniel Feusse will officiate.

MADISON — Services for Bessie A. Bove, 95, Madison, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Madison. The Rev. Donna Goltry will officiate. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.

YANKTON — A celebration of life for George W. “Bud” Schnebel, 82, Yankton, will be at a later date.

O’NEILL — Services for Mary Ryan, 94, O’Neill, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in O’Neill. Burial will be in the O’Neill Cemetery.

CLARKSON — Services for Adoline Telecky, 93, David City, formerly of Clarkson, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at New Zion Presbyterian Church in Clarkson. The Rev. Stephen Niles will officiate with burial in Zion Cemetery in rural Clarkson.

PILGER — Services for Wilfred Hasenkamp, 89, Stanton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pilger. The Rev. Timothy Booth will officiate with burial in Pilger City Cemetery.

HARTINGTON — Services for Jessica Eskins, 36, Coon Rapids, Minn., formerly of Wynot, are pending at Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington. She died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at her residence.

SPRINGVIEW — Memorial services for Sally A. Grooms, 94, Springview, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the United Methodist Church in Springview. Private inurnment will be at a later date in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Valentine.

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Jimmy Johns