Private Family Celebration of Life Memorial Services for 30 year old Brandon Harry of Cumberland will be held. Visitation will be held beginning at 8 am, Friday, June 5th, with family visitation from 5 to 8 pm, Friday at the Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic. The private service can be viewed at 11 am, Saturday, June 6th, by way of youtube/zEZwknlYph0. Brandon passed away Thursday, May 28th. Survivors include his mother Laureen and husband Eric Jensen of Cumberland; siblings: Tiffany Lillard of Avoca, Tori Lillard and fiance Scottie Yates, both of Council Bluffs, Cody Lillard and wife Michelle of Logan, Danielle and husband, Joe Hadley of Atlantic, Nicole Casey of Atlantic and Molly Jensen of Atlantic; grandparents, Isaac and Ronda Harry of Atlantic, Bill and Karen Lillard of Atlantic and Ron Jensen of Exira; step-mother, Elizabeth Lillard of Council Bluffs. The Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial Services for 80 year old Gene L. Hackwell of Anita will be held 11 am, Friday, June 5th at the United Methodist Church in Anita with inurnment to follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Anita. Gene passed away Saturday, May 30th, at the Heritage House in Atlantic. Survivors include his wife Naomi; 1 son, Chris Hackwell and wife Beatrice of Johnstown, CO; 3 daughters, Denise Zimmerline and husband Kevin of Adair, Gloria Nelson and husband Mike of Dundee and Mona Christensen and husband David of Anita; 1 sister, Sue Christensen and husband Andy; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 pm, Thursday, June 4th, at the Hockenberry Funeral Home in Anita where they are in charge of the arrangements.
Funeral Services for 92 year old Donald James Lundergard of Avoca will be held 10 am, Saturday, June 6th, at the Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Avoca with burial at the Grange Cemetery in Honey Creek. Donald passed away Tuesday, June 2nd at Avoca Specialty Care. Survivors include his wife Betty; 2 daughters, Donna Peters and husband Ron of Tennant and Luanne Lundergard of Omaha; 1 sister, Mary Kocour and husband Ken of Fort Dodge; 2 sisters-in-law, Marlene Lundergard of Logan and Carolyn Krajeski and husband Jerry of Omaha; 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 pm, Friday, June 5th, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca where they are in charge of the arrangements. CDC Social distancing standards will be observed.
Mass of Christian Burial for 96 year old Mildred Vandenberg of Harlan will be held 11 am Saturday, June 6th, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Harlan with burial at the Harlan Cemetery. Mildred passed away Tuesday, May 26th, at her home. Survivors include her children: Mary Kloewer of Harlan, Joseph Vandenberg and wife Rosemary of Kirkman, Allen Vandenberg and wife Diane of Council Bluffs and Kathaleen Stinn and husband Lee of Harlan; 15 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 3 step-great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held 5 to 8 pm Friday, June 5th, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan where they are in charge of the arrangements.
Funeral Services for 84 year old Joyce Leanna Christensen of Harlan will be held 2 pm, Saturday, June 6th, at the Grace Baptist Church in Harlan with burial at the Harlan Cemetery. Joyce passed away Monday, June 1st, at her home in Harlan. Survivors include her husband Stanley; children: Curt Christensen and wife Amy of Omaha, Beth Ann Brace and husband Todd of Defiance, Kyle Christensen and wife Suzanne of Defiance, and Joel Christensen and wife Valerie of Severance, CO; 2 brothers: Verl Arentson and wife Marie and Gene Arentson and wife Darlene, all of Harlan; 1 sister, Mary Nichols-Olson of Marshalltown; 17 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held 5 to 8 pm, Friday, June 5th, at the Grace Baptist Church in Harlan. The Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan is in charge of the arrangements.
Mass of Christian Burial for 72 year old Dr. Kerry Sauser ***SOW-sir*** of Atlantic will be held 10:30 am, Tuesday, June 16th, at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Atlantic. Dr. Sauser passed away Monday, April 6th, at Angel Bright Hospice in Corpus Christi, TX. Survivors include her husband Bob; children: Jenny Peterson and husband Rob of Altoona, Dan Sauser and wife Christine of Urbandale, John Sauser and wife Christy of Council Bluffs, Kat Krieger of Ridgewood, NY; siblings, Jack Kister and wife Kathy of Estes Park, CO and Judy Greene of Prescott, AZ and 10 grandchildren. Visitation with family will be held 4 to 7 pm, Monday, June 15th at the Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic with the Rosary recited at the conclusion of the visitation at 7 pm. The Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic is in charge of the arrangements.
Funeral Services for 88 year old Ernest Henry Thomsen of Cumberland will be held 10:30 am, Thursday, June 25th, at the First Lutheran Church, south of Wiota. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery. Following the burial there will be a luncheon at the Cumberland Community Building. Ernest passed away May 3rd, at his home near Cumberland. Survivors include his wife, Karen; daughters,Pam Drummond and Patrice Thomsen; son, Jeff Thomsen and wife Rana; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held 5 to 8 pm, Wednesday, June 24th, at the Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic where they are in charge of the arrangements.
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