Mass of Christian Burial for 103 year old Bernice Mordhorst of Elk Horn will be held at 11am on Saturday, November 18th, at the St. Michael's Catholic Church in Harlan with burial in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Portsmouth. Bernice passed away on Monday, November 13th, at the Salem Lutheran Home. Survivors include: 1 son, Marlin Gubbels of Fort Dodge; 1 daughter, Norma Jean (Dale) Winn of Westminster, CA; 7 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. The Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan is in charge of arrangements where visitation will be held from 5 to 8pm on Friday, November 17th, with a wake service being held at 7pm.

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Funeral Services for 68 year old Duane "Diz" Christensen of Crescent, formerly of Elk Horn will be held at 2:00pm Saturday at the Elk Horn Lutheran Church in Elk Horn with burial in the Elk Horn Cemetery in Elk Horn. Diz passed away Tuesday, November 14th, at Mercy Medical Center in Council Bluffs.  Survivors include his Wife Kay Schilling of Crescent; and his Brother Gary Christensen of Omaha, NE. Visitation will be from 12:00pm until the time of the service at the Elk Horn Lutheran Church. The Ohde Funeral Home in Kimballton is in charge of the arrangements.

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Funeral services for 89 year old Wilma M. Fagan of Adair will be held at 10:30am on Monday at the St. John's Catholic Church in Adair with burial in the St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Adair. Wilma passed away Thursday November 16 at the Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Survivors include her Children: Rose (John) Meredeth of Ft. Calhoun, NE, Robert (Diana) Fagan of Manning, Rita (James) Frie of La Crescent, MN, and Shirley Fagan of Urbandale; Sister Cleo (Larry) Gipple of Charlotte, NC; 7 Grandchildren, and 7 Great-Grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00pm Sunday at the Hockenberry Family Care in Adair where they are in charge of the arrangements.

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Funeral Services for 76 year old Marlene Christensen of Harlan will be held at 10:30am on Monday, November 20th, at the Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan with burial in the Bowman's Grove Cemetery in Harlan. Marlene passed away on Friday, November 17th, at the Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Survivors include: her husband, Duane Christensen of Halan; 1 son, Craig (Holly) Christensen of Harlan; 1 daughter, Michelle Selken of Conrad; 3 grandchildren; and 1 sister, Nancy (Keith) Madsen of Elk Horn. The Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Services for 86 year old Elaine Sornson of Audubon will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday, November 21st, at the Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Audubon with burial in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Audubon. Elaine passed away on Friday, November 17th, at the Audubon County Memorial Hospital in Audubon. Survivors include: her husband, Robert Sornson of Audubon; 4 children, Judy (Richard) Baker of Audubon, Paul (Deb) Sornson of Wichita, KS, Greg Sornson of Valrico, FL, and Jane (Robert) Weber of Audubon; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers-in-law, Charles (Kathy) Sornson of Alamo, TX and John (Lou Ann) Sornson of Warsaw, MO; 1 sister-in-law, Carolyn Grees of Nebraska City, NE; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends. The Kessler Funeral Home in Audubon is in charge of arrangements where family visitation services will be held from 5 to 7pm on Monday, November 20th.

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Funeral Services for 85 year old James "Jim" Schwartz of Atlantic will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, November 22nd, at the Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic with burial in the Atlantic Cemetery. Jim passed away on Friday, November 17th, at Atlantic Specialty Care. Survivors include: 2 daughters, Angeleen "Angie" (Mike) Sweeney of Fort Collins, CO and Jennifer "Jennie" Schwartz of Atlantic; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. The Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic is in charge of arrangements where visitation with family will be held from 4:30 to 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 21st, with open visitation being held from 8am until the time of visitation with family.

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Services for 69 year old Barbara Bruner of Atlantic will be held at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 22nd, at the Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic.  Barbara passed away on Saturday, October 21st, at her home in Atlantic.  Survivors include two daughters, Teri (Monte) Cohenour of Van Meter and Michaelle (Jon Steckelberg) Johnston of  Adair; 1 son, Scott (Chong Son) Johnston of  Texas.  The Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic is in charge of the arrangements.  Friends may call there with open visitation from 8 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, November 22nd, and family visitation from 4 until service time.