Services are pending for 91 year old Norma Jean Richter of Adair. Norma passed away on Thursday, January 16th at the Heritage House in Atlantic. The Hockenberry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mass of Christian Burial for 84 year old Kay Olson of Denison will be held 10:30 am, Friday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Denison with burial in the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery in Denison. Kay passed away Sunday at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou of Denison; 2 daughters, Lori Solberg and her husband Larry of Denison and Shelly Gruhn and her husband Todd of Manning; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Mike Olson and wife Pat of Wesley; 1 sister, Mary Grindstaff of Baltimore Maryland; 1 sister-in-law, Norma Olson of Ft. Dodge. Friends may call from 4 to 7 pm, Thursday, January 16th, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Denison with a Rosary at 5:30 pm and a prayer service at 6:30. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of the arrangements.
Celebration of Life Memorial Services for 60 year old Bruce A. Thysen of rural Elk Horn will be held 11 am, Friday, January 17th, at the Elk Horn Lutheran Church with burial at a later date. Bruce passed away Friday, January 10th, at his home in rural Elk Horn. Survivors include his mother, Mary Ann Thysen of Elk Horn; brother and sisters: Shelli Swensen and husband Curtis of rural Audubon, Jay Thysen and wife Karen of Atlantic and Renee Gessert and husband Shawn of Harlan. Family visitation will be held Thursday, January 16th, from 5 to 9 pm at the Kessler Funeral Home in Audubon where they are in charge of the arrangements.
Funeral Services for 90 year old Ida Ruth Coffman of Minden will be held 10:30 am, Saturday, January 18th, at the Minden United Church of Christ with burial at the Minden Cemetery. Ida passed away Monday, January 13th, at the Risen Son Christian Village. Survivors include her daughters: Cathy Killpack and husband Clifford of Neola and Nancy Jo Nielsen and husband John of Dunlap; 5 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The family will greet friends 4 to 7 pm, Friday, January 17th, at the Minden United Church of Christ in Minden. The Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca is in charge of the arrangements.
Funeral Services for 63 year old Patrick E. Cassell ***Castle*** of Anita will be held 10:30 am, Monday, January 20th, at the Hockenberry Funeral Home in Anita with burial at the Evergreen Cemetery in Anita. Pat passed away Tuesday, January 14th at the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic. Survivors include his wife DyAnne Cassell of Anita; mother, Rosemary Cassell; daughters, Sara (Sam) Nolta, Jennifer Cassell, Aimee (Terry) Nichols, and Christa (Trevor) Wessling; sons, John Cassell and Michael Hagen; sisters, Melanie (Gary) Cockerham, Mona Calhoun, Joanie Cassell, Colleen (Ernesto) Rodriguez, and Susan (Dan) Steckbauer; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation with the family will be held 1 to 3 pm, Sunday, January 19th, at the Hockenberry Funeral Home in Anita where they are in charge of the arrangements.
A Celebration of Life Service for 76 year old Lonnie Rose of Harlan will be held 4 to 7 pm, Monday, January 20th, at the Corley Hall in Corley. Coffee and dessert will be served. Please feel free to invite/share with those who knew and loved Lonnie.
Mass of Christian Burial for 70 year old John Zimmerman of Westphalia will be held 10:30 am, Tuesday January 21st at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Westphalia with burial in the St. Boniface Cemetery. John passed away Wednesday, January 15th, at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Survivors include his wife Bonnie; his children: Brad Zimmerman and wife Kim of Smithfield, MO, Sarah Schumacher and husband Dan of Harlan, Danny Zimmerman and wife Jessica of Lincoln, NE, and Julie Hartwell and husband Eric of Olathe, KS; siblings: Maribeth Zimmerman of Westphalia, Rae Zimmerman of Westphalia, Rita Macaulay of Omaha, Paul Zimmerman and wife Arlene of Westphalia, Sister Jodelle Zimmerman of Rock Valley, Phil Zimmerman and wife Sharyn of Westphalia; 1 sister-in-law, Eunice Hollander of Denison and 6 grandchildren. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be held at 3 pm, Monday, January 20th, with visitation from 4 to 8 pm at St. Boniface Parish Hall in Westphalia. The Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial Services for 74 year old Helen Houston ***WHO-stun*** of Dow City will be held 10:30 am, Tuesday, At United Methodist Church in Dow City. Helen passed away Friday at the Denison Care Center. Survivors include her husband Roger; 1 son, Joe Houston and his wife Lori of Charter Oak; one son-in-law, Thomas Hofmann of San Diego; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Pauline Schmitz and husband Don of Carroll; 2 sisters-in-law, Darlene Berens of Huntington Beach, CA and Susan Berens of Arizona. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of the arrangements where friends may call from 4 to 7 pm, Monday, January 20th.
Funeral Services for 76 year old Nancy Lee Rhiner of Cedar Rapids will be held 1 pm, Thursday, January 23rd, at Teahen Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids with a private family burial at a later date. Nancy passed away Monday, January 13th at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Survivors include her husband, Ralph; daughters, Deb Armstrong and husband Mark of Phoenix, AZ and Denette Haines and husband Greg of Nichols; siblings: Ron Pigg and wife Betty, Coni D’Alessandro and husband John, Roger Pigg and wife Susan, Robin Pigg and wife Misty and Janet Adams; sister-in-law LaVonna Pigg; 2 grandsons, one great-grandson. The Teahan Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids is in charge of the arrangements.
An Eastern Star and funeral service for 96 year old Elsiebel Kasch-Noe (ELSIE-bell cash-NO-e) of Weslaco, TX, formerly of Marne, will be held on Thursday, January 23rd, at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic, with burial in Brighton Township Cemetery in Marne. Elsiebel passed away at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco, TX on Wednesday, January 15th. She is survived by her daughter, Linda S. (Tim) Parr of Portland, OR; son, Dennis L. (Sherry) Carver of Goldendale, WA; niece, Sandy A. (Marcia) Peggs of Atlantic; nephew, Fred L. (Darlene) Peggs of Wisconsin; 3 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. A luncheon will be held after services at the cemetery at the Marne United Methodist Church. The Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic is in charge of the arrangements.
Celebration of Life Memorial Services for 92 year old Donna McLaren of Atlantic, formerly of Cumberland and Massena, will be held 11 am, Saturday, January 25th, at the Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic. Donna passed away Sunday, December 22nd at the Heritage house in Atlantic. Survivors include her son, Eric McLaren and wife Rita of Atlantic; daughters, Becky Holmes and husband John of Atlantic and Julie Gibson and husband Fred of Fort Worth, TX; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. The family will greet friends 4:30 to 6 pm, Friday, January 24th, at the Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic where they are in charge of the arrangements
Graveside services for 79 year old Jack L. Ruppert of Carson City, NV will be held 11 am, Saturday, April 4th at the Pleasant Township Cemetery. Jack Ruppert passed away on Friday, November 1st at his home in Carson City. Survivors include his grandsons, Kyle Morrison of Lincoln, NE and Will Morrison of Reno, NV; sister-in-law, Marilyn Ruppert of Lubbock, TX; nephew Jim Ruppert and wife Carole of Corning and niece Cyndee Gold of Great Falls, MT. The Rieken Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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