William Murphy

William Murphy

Dr. William “Bill” E. Murphy, 94, Topeka, Kan., formerly of Neligh, peacefully departed this world on Dec. 7, 2019.

In keeping with Bill’s wishes, the family will have, at a later date, a private celebration of his life. In memory of his passion for education, dentistry and caring for others, the family requests any memorials be designated for The Dr. William and Dorothy Murphy Memorial Scholarship which has been established at Doane University in Crete or the UNMC College of Dentistry in Lincoln.

To leave a message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com.

In other news

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…

OMAHA — Services for Bridget L. Marr, 44, Omaha, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 15353 Pacific St., in Omaha.

MENOMINEE — Services for Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hoebelheinrich, 92, Menominee, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Menominee. The Rev. Jim Keiter will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

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.

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.

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Jimmy Johns