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Warren Toelle

BATTLE CREEK — A celebration of life for Warren I. Toelle, 79, Battle Creek, will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the Battle Creek Library. No burial is planned.

Warren Toelle died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2021, at his residence in Battle Creek.

Memorials may be made to the Battle Creek Library Foundation, 100 S. Fourth St., Battle Creek, NE 68715.

Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements.

In other news

NORFOLK — Services for Tom Larsen, 64, Norfolk, are pending at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk. Tom Larsen died Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at Madonna Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln.

HARTINGTON — Services for Donald A. Bergman, 93, of Hartington are pending at Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

BRUNSWICK — Graveside services for George W. Grubbs, 86, Plainview, formerly of Brunswick, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Brunswick City Cemetery.

ELGIN —  Services for Melvern L Heithoff, 88, Elgin, will be at noon Saturday, Dec. 11, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

BLOOMFIELD — Services for Martha Beckmann, 93, of Bloomfield will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at First Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomfield. The Rev. Jacob Bobby will officiate with burial in Bloomfield City Cemetery.

Memorial services for Joe Mittelsdorf, 74, will be at later date under the direction of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

BLOOMFIELD — Services for Martha Beckmann, 93, Bloomfield, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Martha Beckmann died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at her residence.

AINSWORTH — Memorial services for Reta M. Dillon, 83, Ainsworth, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, at the Assembly of God Church in Ainsworth. Private inurnment will be at a later date.

NORFOLK — Private services for Merry Braun, 75, Norfolk, will be at a later date.

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