Roger Titus

Roger Titus

NORFOLK — Memorial services for Roger Titus, 80, Norfolk, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk. John Petersen will officiate with burial at a later date.

He died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Edgewood Vista in Norfolk.


Roger Leon Titus was born May 15, 1939, in Ainsworth, to Harry and Lucile (Heerten) Titus. He graduated from Bassett High School and Milford Technical School, completing a course of study in diesel tractor mechanics.

Roger worked hard in several endeavors. He had many natural talents and used them to remodel homes, renovate Jeeps and do woodworking.

Roger was a good neighbor, lending a hand to anyone. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and was often called “ornery.”

Roger enjoyed going back home to Springview and working with his family.

He married Rosemary Renner on July 13, 1973, at Crete. Roger was a loving spouse and faithful father.

Roger is survived by his spouse, Rosemary Titus of Norfolk; his sons, David Titus (Karrie Downey) of Creighton, and Dan Titus of Winside; a daughter, Angela Shawn Titus of Warrior, Ala.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a brother, Keith (Judy) Titus of Loveland, Colo.; and a sister-in-law, Jane Hood of Lincoln.

In other news

COLUMBUS — Services for Jennifer Uhlig, 46, Columbus, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbus. The Rev. Brandon Foster will officiate with burial in the Fairview Cemetery in Creston on Tuesday at about 2 p.m.

NORFOLK — Services for Mary Jean Fillmer, 74, Norfolk, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Gregory Carl will officiate with burial in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Norfolk.

PIERCE — Services for Dale L. “Curly” Herbolsheimer, 89, Pierce, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Zion Lutheran Church in Pierce. The Revs. Mike Moreno and Gordon Bruce will officiate. Burial will be in Prospect View Cemetery in rural Pierce.

STUART — Services for Darlene J. Jauernig, 76, Stuart, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Stuart Community Church in Stuart. Burial will be in the Stuart Community Cemetery.

BASSETT — Services for Delores D. Ammon, 93, Bassett, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Burial will be in the Sybrant Cemetery near Bassett.

NORFOLK — Memorial services for John F. “Big John” Moore Jr., 46, Wayne, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Ave., in Norfolk. He died Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.

LYNCH — Memorial services for Sandra “Sandi” Maw, 78, Central City, formerly of Lynch, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at United Methodist Church in Lynch. Burial will be at a later date.

PILGER — Services for Einar Jensen, 95, Indianola, Iowa, formerly of Pilger, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Pilger. Deb Hammer will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in the Pilger Cemetery.

RANDOLPH — Services for Donald G. Langferman, 80, South Sioux City, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at St. Jane Francis de Chantal Catholic Church in Randolph. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by Alvin Kessler V.F.W. Post 5545 and American Legion…

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Jimmy Johns